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Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Court bans Islamic instant ‘triple talaq’ divorce law

India's Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked the use of a Muslim divorce law until the government frames new legislation, a partial victory for Muslim women who had long argued that the rule violated their right to equality.

The "triple talaq" law,allowed Muslim men to divorce their wives simply by uttering the word "talaq" three times.

Saudi Arabia apologises over maltreatment of Nigerian pilgrims

Saudi Arabia has apologised to the Federal Government over an alleged maltreatment of two pilgrims by its security agents in Medina.

The Deputy Minister of Hajj and Umrah, Mohammad Albijawi, gave the apology on behalf of the Royal leaders of the Kingdom when he visited the victims at Wefada Al Zahra Hotel on Al Salam Street Markazziya, in Medina.

Monday, 21 August 2017

Why I pray for women naked, shave their pubic hair – Ondo Pastor

Pastor Matthew Olakunle of the Christ Apostolic Church, Oke Itura in Iju town, Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State, has said that he prays for women naked because God answers prayers faster without the clothes on.

He said this while admitting to the allegation of praying for the women in the church naked.


(Photos) America witnesses it's first solar eclipse in 99 years

 America today witnessed it's first solar eclipse in 99 years.The total solar eclipse began in Oregon at just after 9am .
While the total solar eclipse, where the moon completely blocks out the sun plunging the area into twilight, while be seen from 14 states, the rest will see at least a partial solar eclipse, where the moon covers only a part of the sun.

In Oregon, locals ran out of their homes, with eclipse glasses or homemade contraptions in hand, to watch the moon fully cover the sun, blotting out all but the halo-like solar corona.

Ogun couple torture, chain 11- year-old in toilet

The police in Ogun State have arrested a couple, Chioma and Innocent Anozie, for allegedly torturing an 11-year-old girl, Oluchi, in Ebute, in the Ibafo area of Ogun State.

The couple allegedly flogged the victim with ropes, starved her of food, and locked her up in a toilet for two days for wanting to play with other children in the neighbourhood.

Taliban stones man to death for adultery

Taliban militants have stoned to death a man on charges of having extra-marital relations with a woman in Afghanistan's Badakshan province, a local official said Monday.

"The incident took place in a Taliban controlled area of Raghistan district on Sunday morning," district governor Mawlavi Ghulamullah told Xinhua.

Woman who live streamed sister's death after car crash defends herself

A woman accused of killing her little sister and injuring another teen girl says she looked "like a monster” in a video she live-streamed of the deadly crash last month.

Obdulia Sanchez was charged with drunken driving and vehicular manslaughter after swerving off a California road, killing her 14-year-old sister Jacqueline Sanchez and injuring Manuela Seja, also 14, while filming the July 21 Instagram video of the tragedy.

(Photo)Uber driver charged with locking 19-year-old passenger inside car, demanding sex

An Uber driver in Chicago allegedly locked a 19-year old passenger in his car and demanded that she have sex with him, authorities said.

Muhammad Fahim, 44, was ordered held on $100,000 bail Saturday for three counts of unlawful restraint in connection to the July 4 incident, the Chicago Tribune reported.

Sunday, 20 August 2017

Nigerians living in Ghana reportedly under attack as Nigerian man allegedly stabs citizen to death

Nigerians are reportedly under attack after the Police in Sowutoum area of Ghana  arrested a Nigerian for allegedly stabbing a man to death, claiming him to be a thief.



According to reports, the Nigerian Ghana resident, 48-year-old Thompson Peter, allegedly stabbed Ghanaian 27-year-old Misbau Amadu in the head with a knife after a confrontation at his residence at about 10:00pm on Thursday.

Saturday, 19 August 2017

He put his finger inside my pants-12-year-old girl’s shocking accusation lands man in court

For more than one month, Jennifer, a 12-year-old girl, whose parents shared the same compound with a dry cleaner and his wife in Shasha area of Akowonjo, Lagos, allegedly endured consistent sexual harassment in the hands of the man she called Uncle Paul.

Paul Onobluduakpo, 40, is a Delta State indigene, who allegedly insisted on sleeping with the girl, until the harassment became unbearable for her.

(Photo) Fake journalist builds mansion in Kano

The Police said they have arrested a five-man gang of fake journalists that usually gate-crashed into important events with the mission to steal expensive phones and money.

One of the gang members, Musa Auwalu, 43 years old, from Nasarawa LGA of Kano, has built a mansion from the proceeds of the crime, the police said in a statement issued by CSP Jimoh Moshood today.

Friday, 18 August 2017

Kano: Beggars dare Gov. Ganduje, return to streets

Many beggars in Kano have returned to their businesses in spite of a state government order in 2016 which banned street begging.

A Nan correspondent who visited some streets in the state capital on Friday, reports that many beggars were seen on the streets, including Sabo Bakin Zuwo road leading to the Kano Government House.

Some of the beggars who spoke to NAN said they returned to the streets because they were dying of hunger.

Assault Case": S.Africa to grant Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity

South Africa is planning to grant diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwe first lady Grace Mugabe, allowing her to return to Harare and avoid prosecution for the alleged assault of a 20-year-old model, a government source said on Friday.

The source said there was “no way” Mugabe, 52, would be arrested for the alleged assault, but that Pretoria expected the granting of diplomatic immunity to be challenged in court.

You are a bunch of unarmed robbers-Obasanjo tells N’Assembly

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo  has said that the bogus earnings of National Assembly members portrayed them as a “bunch of unarmed robbers.”

Speaking in Ibadan at a public presentation of a book written by Prof. Mark Nwagwu, titled, ‘I am Kagara, I Weave the Sands of Sahara,’ ,He said,

Badoo member arrested during Church vigil

File photo:Badoo member nabbed
Plan by a suspected member of the dreaded Badoo cult group to kill a member of Ori-Oke branch of a white garment church at Irapade area of Agbowa Lagos, has been foiled, following his arrest.

The suspect, Ahmed Adeleke, 29, who disguised as a worshipper, attended the church’s vigil, at the end which a female member, who was sleeping at a corner of the church, was heard shouting that she had been attacked.

Sad photo of elderly couple mowed down in Barcelona terror attack

A sad photo has surfaced of an elderly couple mowed down in the Barcelona van terror attack .ISIS has claimed responsibility for the death of 13 innocent pedestrians  that left more than 100 injured, ten of them critically.

The couple who were shopping when the horrific attack occurred  can be seen motionless as a good samaritan tries to attend to them.

Thursday, 17 August 2017

Man sprays manure on US Border Protection car(Photo)

A man  is facing charges he sprayed liquid manure on a marked U.S. Customs and Border Protection car after confronting an agent about immigration enforcement.

Mark Johnson is due in court Thursday in North Hero to answer charges of assault and disorderly conduct from the Aug. 3 spraying at the edge of a farm field about 2 miles (3 kilometers) south of the Canadian border.

Boko Haram: Army kills 10 insurgents recovers 52 cows

The Nigerian Army on Thursday said that it killed 10 Boko Haram insurgents in a clearance operations in Marte Local Government Area of  Borno.

A statement issued in Maiduguri  by Col. Timothy Atigha, the spokesman  of the 8 Task Force Division, said the troops also recovered bicycles and cows from the insurgents.

EFCC gun attack! Security beefed up for Magu, mother, family

Following the gun attack on EFCC head office in Abuja yesterday, Security has been strengthened for the Acting Chairman of the EFCC Mr. Ibrahim Magu and his family, including his aged mother.

It was learnt that some strangers have been prowling Magu’s residence in Maiduguri. Some policemen have been deployed in Magu’s  uncompleted bungalow in Karshi, Abuja.

Four-year-old pupil killed at shrine behind her home in Lagos , parents arrested

On Wednesday,  a four-year-old girl, Faridat Sulyman, was found dead in a shrine at the back of her parents’ apartment.

The victim was reportedly recovered in a pool of blood at about 8pm on Tuesday with a deep cut on her throat.