Russia Dagestan shooting: Five women killed in attack on churchgoers

Image copyright EPA Image caption Doctors examine wounded patients in a hospital in Kizlyar Five women have been killed in a shooting at a church in Russia’s volatile republic of Dagestan. Five others, including a police officer and a national guardsman, were injured, Russian officials said. A man fired at …

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Russian Curler Fails Drug Test, Authorities Explore Sabotage Possibility

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea—A Russian curler and medalist at the Winter Games has failed a preliminary doping test, a person familiar with the matter said Monday, a potential setback for Russia’s efforts to bounce back from a huge doping scandal. Aleksandr Krushelnitckii, who won a bronze medal in mixed doubles with …

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Trump lashes out over Russia probe in angry and error-laden tweetstorm

President Donald Trump lashed out with fresh anger about the intensifying Russia probe over the weekend, accusing Democrats of enabling a foreign adversary to interfere in the 2016 election and attacking the FBI as well as his own national security adviser. In a defiant and error-laden tweetstorm that was remarkable …

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Osun receives 13 indigenes evacuated from Libya

By Gbenga Olarinoye Osogbo—The Osun State Government has received another set of 13 indigenes of the state that were evacuated from Libya by the Federal Government. The government received the Libya returnees, comprising of five males, seven females and a three month old baby girl at the Port Harcourt International …

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Okada man beheaded in Ogun, heart, kidney also removed – Punch …

Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta The police command in Ogun State is now trying to unmask the assailants of a commercial motorcyclist, Sunday Ibo, who was allegedly beheaded on Wednesday 14th February 2018 in Odogbolu and his corpse dumped in the bush. Punch Metro gathered that the assailants went away with the …

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Ondo govt promotes 6941 workers

Ondo govt promotes 6,941 workers The Ondo State Government has announced the promotion of 6,941 workers in the state’s civil service as part of efforts toward boosting the morale of its work force. The Chairman of the Ondo State Civil Service Commission, Afolabi Adewakun, said the promotion exercise covered the …

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Nigeria’s Ibadan Nissan Micra taxis flood the roads — Quartz

Ibadan, Nigeria In Lagos and Abuja, Uber and Taxify are competing in Nigeria’s still relatively new e-hailing taxi space. But in Ibadan, Nigeria’s largest city by geographical area and the country’s third most populous city with three million people, an informal commuter ecosystem has been built around a tiny 1990s …

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Afrin: Kurdish fighters ‘strike deal’ with Syrian army

Image copyright AFP Image caption Turkey is trying to oust Syrian Kurdish forces from Afrin Kurdish fighters in north-western Syria say they have struck a deal with the Syrian government under which it will send troops to help repel a Turkish offensive. The Syrian government in Damascus has offered no …

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Oxfam reveals former Haiti director Roland Van Hauwermeiren admitted to using prostitutes

Updated February 19, 2018 16:22:10 Photo: Oxfam has released a report of its internal investigation into sexual misconduct accusations. (AP: Nick Ansell/PA, File) Oxfam’s former country director in Haiti admitted to using prostitutes at his residence during a relief mission before resigning in 2011, according to an internal investigation into …

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Group Felicitates With Ambode’s Wife At 54

Wife of Lagos State Governor, Mrs Bolanle Ambode. A group operating under the aegis of Itesiwaju Ipinle Eko Vanguard, made up of social activist, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), artisans, political groups and youths has felicitated with the wife of Lagos State Governor, Mrs. Bolanla Ambode who turned 54 recently. The group, …

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