Category Archives: Around The World

Serial Killer Nurse Jailed For Life Over Murder of 85 Patients, Beg Families For Forgiveness

A German serial killer nurse was jailed for life on Thursday for the murder of 85 patients in his care. Niels Hoegel, a 42-year-old former male nurse who is considered Germany’s deadliest post-war serial killer, was sentenced to life in prison at a court in the northwest city of Oldenburg. According to the AFP news…

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Brazilian Star Forward Neymar Ruled Out Of Copa America, Following Ankle Injury

Brazilian talisman forward, Neymar has been ruled out of the Copa America after he suffered an ankle injury in Brazil’s friendly meeting with Qatar. The skillful forward will unfortunately miss Brazil’s Copa America campaign due to a ligament rupture in his right ankle in a huge blow for the host nation. The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) confirmed the news…

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Serena Williams Becomes First Athlete to Make Forbes Annual List of America’s Richest Self-made Women

American Tennis star, Serena Williams has become the first athlete to make it to Forbes annual list of America’s Richest Self-Made Women. Forbes on Tuesday listed Serena Williams amongst ten other American women with high estimated net worth. Although she is known as a 23-time Grand Slam champion; Williams is also a venture capitalist. In…

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Nigeria To The World: Tijani Muhammad-Bande Elected As United Nations General Assembly President

Nigeria’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Tijani Muhammad-Bande, has emerged President of the 74th United Nations (UN) General Assembly. Set for inauguration in September, he is the second Nigerian to hold the office after Joseph Garba, a retired military officer and diplomat, who led between 1989 and 1990. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, the President…

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Nigeria’s Toyosi Ogunseye Elected Vice-President of World Editors Forum (WEF)

Its another score for Nigeria and most importantly the head of BBC West Africa, Toyosi Ogunseye after she was elected as the Vice-President of the World Editors Forum, (WEF), the leading network for print and digital editors of newspapers and news organisations around the world. At the annual meeting of WEF in Scotland on Saturday,…

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Woman Who Accused Neymar Of Rape Threatens To Release ‘Attack’ Video, Dropped by Law Firm

The woman who accused Brazilian football star Neymar of rape has reportedly been dropped by the law firm representing her because of contradictions in her story. The latest twist in the case emerged last night after the woman threatened to release a video of the alleged attack to the media to ‘ruin’ the Paris Saint-Germain striker’s…

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