Tag Archives: Foreign News

Migrants Rejected By Italy Were Tortured And Raped Says UN

African migrants rejected by Italy in a standoff with the European Union last week said they had been held by smugglers for up to two years in Libya and many had been beaten, tortured and raped, the United Nations (UN) migration agency said on Tuesday. The 150 migrants, mainly Eritreans and Somalis, were rescued in the Mediterranean…

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Nigerian Wanted For 43 Counts Of Domestic Violence In Canada Skips Bail, Wanted By Police

Calgary police are asking for help to locate a 27-year-old Nigerian man wanted on 43 outstanding warrants related to what they say are “serious domestic incidents.” Philip Prince Afolabi is wanted for sexual assault, assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm, overcoming resistance by choking, criminal harassment, possession of a weapon for a dangerous…

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Wildfire Kills At Least 49 People In Greece & Over 100 Injured, Deadliest in Decades

Fast-moving wildfires near Athens have killed at least 50 people, officials said on Tuesday, and have forced thousands of tourists and residents to flee in cars and buses, on foot, aboard boats and on makeshift rafts. In desperation, some people plunged into the Aegean waters and tried to swim to safety. According to a report…

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Hot Topics Of The Week!

We deliver the most recent information on top stories in politics, sports, current affairs, foreign news and more in this segment. Osun State Government on Wednesday received 26 of its homeless indigenes residing in Lagos State. President Goodluck Jonathan, Don Jazzy pay condolence visit to Governor Fashola over father’s death. The Ministry of Communications Technology…

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Watch Video: Soldier Hacked To Death In London Terrorist Attack With Nigerian link

A British soldier was hacked to death by two men shouting Islamic slogans in a south London street, in what Prime Minister David Cameron said appeared to be a terrorist attack. Britain is currently investigating a possible Nigerian link to attackers suspected of hacking the soldier, two sources with knowledge of the investigation told Reuters…

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Hot Topics Of The Day!

We deliver the most recent information on top stories in politics, sports, current affairs, foreign news and more in this segment. Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been appointed as the first chairperson of the Governing Council of African Risk Capacity (ARC). President Goodluck Jonathan is billed to inaugurate the National Council on…

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Hot Topics Of The Day!

We deliver the most recent information on top stories in politics, sports, current affairs, foreign news and more in this segment. A suspected bomber was apprehended and killed by an angry mob near the Emir of Kano’s palace yesterday, Wednesday 17th April. Human rights activist, Shehu Sani, has declined to serve in the 26-member Presidential…

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