Thursday, 29 October, 2020

Category: Foreign Titbits.


Hundreds wounded as huge blast rips through Lebanon’s Beirut Thick smoke seen rising above the capital after powerful blast; cause of explosion not immediately clear. Hundreds of people have been wounded in a huge blast that ripped through Lebanon’s capital, Read more…


A 13-year-old boy from Pennsylvania is to be tried as an adult after shooting his nine-year-old brother in the head, killing him in a game of cops and robbers gone horribly wrong. Brayden Leroy Wright of Waynesboro was denied bail Read more…


A Nigerian man has been killed in a hit-and-run accident in the US days after sharing a cryptic post about living upright. Steven Austin, 32, from Imo State lost his life tragically on Sunday, July 12, in the South Natomas neighborhood of Read more…


Professor Charles Egbu has been appointed Vice-Chancellor of Leeds Trinity University. Professor Egbu will return to Leeds, a city in which he studied and taught, to begin his new role on 1 November 2020. He will take over from Professor Read more…


President Donald Trump on Tuesday ordered an end to Hong Kong’s special status under U.S. law to punish China for what he called “oppressive actions” against the former British colony, prompting Beijing to warn of retaliatory sanctions. Citing China’s decision Read more…


Two military officers were killed on Monday when a helicopter crashed in Machakos county, eastern Kenya, a Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) official said. The U.S.-made MD-530F gunship, which went down at about 11.00 a.m. in Kanyonga village, was on a Read more…


A Nigerian mother, Helen Adesuwa Uzamere, has gone on Facebook to demand justice for her son with the hashtag #JusticeForSho. She’s asking that the officers who allegedly assaulted her son, Shioma, and ”imprisoned him wrongly,” be fired for wrongful imprisonment. According Read more…


Iran’s Human Rights Organization (IHR) announced on Thursday, July 9, that authorities have executed a prisoner in Mashhad Central Prison for “drinking alcohol.” Citing the prisoner’s attorney, the Norway-based IHR confirmed that the man was hanged early Thursday, without giving Read more…


This stuff is now getting real. After the arrests of some Nigerian fraudsters in Dubai, some Dubai companies have taken a very harsh steps towards Nigerians seeking employment. A good example is the attached image. So pathetic how a stupid Read more…


Hundreds of the Queen’s employees, including guards and tour guides, are facing redundancy as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, it’s been revealed. Up to 250 roles will be slashed, with staff being offered voluntary redundancies, amid warnings tourism will Read more…