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Spain:  Terrorist deliberately drives van into Barcelona crowd killing 13, ISIS claims responsibility

“Soldiers” of the Islamic State group carried out a deadly van attack in Barcelona on Thursday, the jihadist organisation’s propaganda outlet Amaq said. Policemen check the identity of people standing with their hands up after a van ploughed into the crowd, killing  over 10 persons and injuring several others on the Rambla in Barcelona on August 17, 2017. AFP PHOTO ...

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Abuja: EFCC Headquarters attacked by gunmen, death threat issued to investigative officer

Few weeks after an investigator with the Economic Financial and Crime Commission (EFCC), Mr Austine  Okwor, was shot  by unknown assailants in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, the commission yesterday suffered a major security breach when unknown gunmen attacked its headquarters located at Wuse Zone 7, Abuja.   In a statement by its head of media, Mr. Wilson Uwajuren, ...

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Lebanon:  Law allowing rapists to escape justice by marry victims abolished [PHOTOS/TWEETS]

Lebanon on Wednesday abolished a law that allows rapists escape punishment if they marry their victims in a move applauded by women’s rights campaigners. On the heels of Jordan scrapping its law, and Tunisia in July, Lebanese lawmakers voted to do away with article 522 in the Lebanese penal code. The article includes a provision that lets a rapist off ...

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Ozubulu Massacre: Igbo living in denial

By Clem Aguiyi | This is one article I wish I could avoid writing but I will be doing injustice to myself if I fail to pour out my grief and stand in solidarity with the family that mourns following the unprecedented bloodbath on the floor and altar of St Philip Catholic Church, Ozubulu where innocent worshippers were martyred in ...

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#ResumeOrResign: Suspected Pro-Buhari supporters lynch Charley Boy in Wuse market Abuja [LOOK]

A popular musician, Charles Oputa, popularly called Charly Boy, who has been leading a campaign for the return or resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari, has been attacked. His car was reportedly vandalised. This website could not immediately confirm if he was truly the owner of the said vehicle. Eyewitnesses said Charly Boy was attacked in Wuse Market by angry protesters ...

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The Armed Robbery Kingpin who partnered with Obafemi Awolowo to establish Action Group party [MUST READ]

There was no one in Western Nigeria who did not know S. T. Oredein. If there was such a person, he must have just arrived from Planet Jupiter. Chief Samuel Taiwo Oredein was not just a politician. He was politics personified. He was a kingmaker. He was a godfather. In fact, he was the Big Boss.   Oredein belonged to ...

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Kenya Elections: Incumbent President Kenyatta declared winner, opposition rejects result

Incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta has won Kenya’s hotly contested presidential poll, the electoral commission said. The 55-year-old incumbent, who has been in office since 2013, won a second five-year term with 54.27 per cent of the vote, followed by 72-year-old opposition leader, Raila Odinga, with 44.74 per cent. Electoral Commission Chairman, Wafula Chebukati, announced the result after the commission tallied ...

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My 6 points Agenda for Anambra State -John Emeka

Prince John Emeka, a PDP chieftain and former Minister of State for Transport and Water Resources recently released what he called his six point agenda that will uplift Anambra State. Prince Emeka is a frontline runner for the Anambra Gubernatorial election schedule for 17th November 2017 and he is the candidate to beat. In his words he said:  ‘As governor, ...

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The 1999 constitution is why there is so much tension in Nigeria – Prof. Sagay [READ]

The Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Itse Sagay, has made a comparison between the 1963 and 1999 Constitutions submitting that the latter was mistakenly drafted and foisted on Nigeria. Sagay, a professor of law, said agitation for devolution of power enabled each region to develop at its own pace. The constitutional lawyer said: “I think the first ...

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France: Terrorist rams car into group of soldiers, 6 critically injured

A car rammed into a group of soldiers in a Parisian suburb on Wednesday, injuring six before speeding off in what officials identified as a suspected terrorist attack. People are looking the area where a group of soldiers were hit by a car on August 9, 2017 in Paris, France. (Photo: Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images) The vehicle, a BMW, was parked ...

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