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Canada confirms 15 cases of monkeypox

The health department in Canadian province of Quebec on Tuesday May 24, confirmed 15 cases of monkeypox. Canada’s federal health minister also disclosed that more samples from other parts of the country were being sent to a laboratory in Winnipeg for testing. Jean-Yves Duclos said; “We expect more cases to be confirmed in the coming days.” Duclos also disclosed that the federal governmen...[Read More]

We are investigating the recent Borno killings – Nigerian army

The Theatre Command of Joint Task Force ‘Operation Hadin Kai’ in the North-East has said it is investigating report on the recent killing of farmers in Rann, the headquarters of Kala-Balge Local Government Council in Borno State. Recall it was reported on Monday May 23,  that 45 farmers were killed and buried by Boko Haram insurgents while many others are yet to be accounted for. Theatre...[Read More]

Gunmen invade Catholic church in Katsina, kidnap two priests, others

Gunmen have kidnapped two priests at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Gidan Maikambo, in Kafur Local Government Area of Katsina State. It was gathered that the gunmen broke into the rectory in the early hours of Wednesday May 25, and whisked away the parish priest Rev. Fr. Oliver Okpara, his assistant, Rev. Fr. Stephen Ojapa and two boys. St. Patrick’s Catholic Church is one of the p...[Read More]

‘I am sick and tired. We have to stand up to the gun lobby’ – President Biden reacts to Texas school shooting after 18-year-old man killed 19 children and 2 adults

US President , Joe Biden has condemned the Texas shooting at Robb Elementary School that left 21 people dead, including 19 children. The gunman, Salvador Ramos, wearing body armor, equipped with a handgun and possibly a rifle shot his grandmother on Tuesday, May 24, before entering the school and opening fire. U.S. Authorities said the 18-year-old gunman went from classroom to classroom ...[Read More]

Team of the Week: Akwa United dominate; Jimoh fills Gombe Utd void; Abdulazeez excellent

It was yet another dramatic weekend in the Nigeria Professional Football League, with Yusuf Abdulazeez’s brace gifting Gombe United a thumping win over Kwara United. Akwa United once again took all 3 points, Abia Warriors ruined Plateau United’s title winning hopes, Rangers defeated Dakkada to concretise themselves in the top 3 and Nasarawa United and Rivers United also battl...[Read More]

Terrorists threaten to start killing abducted Abuja-Kaduna train passengers within seven days if FG fails to meet their demands

Terrorists who kidnapped passengers on board the Abuja-Kaduna train have threatened to start slaughtering the victims within seven days if the Federal Government fails to release their children allegedly kept in a Yola detention facility. The terrorists had on March 28, 2022, attacked the train heading for Kaduna from Abuja after bombing its rail track. Nine persons were killed during th...[Read More]

Government of Jersey to engage Nigeria on return of Jeremiah Useni’s £1.9m loot

The government of Jersey will be engaging Nigerian authorities on the repatriation of funds totalling £1.9 million forfeited by retired Lieutenant General Jeremiah Useni, following an order by the Royal Court. 79-year-old Useni who served as the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory under the late General Sani Abacha military junta from 1993 to 1998, transferred the money into the is...[Read More]

Boko Haram terrorists slaughter 40 farmers in Borno

Boko Haram terrorists have killed 40 farmers in Rann, the headquarters of Kala Balge Local Government Area of Borno State. It was gathered that the terrorists who were on motorcycles surrounded the victims while on their farms and slaughtered them on Sunday, May 22. Residents told SaharaReporters that 60 people were killed while many others are yet to be accounted for. “The Boko Ha...[Read More]

Kaduna Airport resume commercial flights two months after bandits’ attack

Commercial flights resumed on Monday May 23, at the Kaduna International Airport two months after the facility was attacked by bandits. Recall that bandits attacked the facility on March 26, killing a private security guard attached to the Nigerian Airspace management Agency near the outer perimeter fence. Though they were repelled by security forces attached to the airport, commercial a...[Read More]

Travis Scott sued by concertgoer at 2019 music festival who says she was injured due to crowd stampede

Travis Scott has been sued by a woman who said she was injured at the Rolling Loud festival in Miami in 2019. The Houston native, 31, ‘verbally and physically [incited] the crowd to engage in a mosh pit and other hazardous activities’ at the event at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida, the plaintiff, Marchelle Love, said in legal docs filed May 10 and reviewed by Rol...[Read More]

52-year-old man arrested for allegedly defiling 2-year-old girl in Delta

A 52-year-old man has been arrested in Delta State for allegedly defiling a 2-year-old girl identified as Isabella. Human rights activist, Comrade Israel Joe, who disclosed this on Tuesday, May 24, said the incident happened in Mosagar, Ethiope West Local Government Area of the state. According to Comrade Joe, the suspect was set to be arraigned in court on Monday but the mother of the v...[Read More]

Family members mourn 27-year-old lady killed by gunmen in Bayelsa

Family members are mourning their sister, Jennifer Ajodo, who was shot dead by gunmen in Bayelsa State. The deceased was among the four civilains killed when gunmen suspected to be kidnappers ambushed a police convoy at Idema- Otuabagi Road, Ogbia Local Government Area of the state. The victims were returning from the burial of a police officer on Saturday, May 14, when the gunmen opened...[Read More]