Showing posts with label World News. Show all posts
Showing posts with label World News. Show all posts

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Canadian City, Ontario to begin sales of Canabis in shops & online from 2018

Canada’s most populous province announced plans to begin sales of marijuana in government-regulated shops and over the internet by mid 2018 when recreational use of the drug becomes legal.
Ontario’s Justice Minister Yasir Naqvi said a dozen shops will be open on July 1, 2018 and the number will grow to 150 by 2020.

Monday, June 26, 2017

Catholic Bishop refuses to give gay people last rites unless they repent

Even though Pope Francis has repeatedly said he believes in treating gay people with dignity and compassion, one Catholic Illinois Bishop Thomas Paprocki, apparently disagrees with him. Bishop Paprocki has issued a decree asking priests to deny gay people several religious offerings like the holy communion.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Parole hearing for O.J. Simpson's robbery sentence to hold on July 20

The Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners  has just announced that O.J. Simpson who is currently serving time in a Nevada prison for a 2008 Las Vegas robbery and kidnapping conviction will be eligible for a parole hearing on July 20 in Carson City,  announced on Tuesday, June 20.

Friday, June 16, 2017

Ghanaian Refugee who lost fingers while crossing the border finally wins bid to stay in Canada

Talk about resilience and determination! Razak Iyal, a refugee who lost all his fingers to frostbite after walking into Canada on Christmas Eve, has now won his bid to stay in Canada. In December, Iyal and his friend, Seidu Mohammed (a bisexual Ghanaian man), walked through snowy farmers' fields to get to Manitoba, fearing deportation in the United States, where they had been living.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Nick Gordon's arrest will be used as evidence in Bobbi Kristina's death Investigation

The arrest of Bobbi Kristina's former bf, Nick Gordon over the weekend, for allegedly beating up his girlfriend, will be used as evidence against him in the death investigation of Bobbi Kristina. Which means he more than likely, could face criminal charges.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

SMH! One Killed, 6 Buildings Razed Over Girlfriend In Delta

Residents of Owheologbo community, Isoko North area of Delta State, were Sunday night, thrown into confusion as one person was reportedly killed and six houses, including a secondary school building, were razed following a row over a girlfriend.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Update On France Poll: 39yrs old Macron to face Ms. Le Pen in final round

A 39-year-old man is about to become president. My fellow Nigerians youths, are we seeing this?
Emmanuel Macron, a Liiberal centrist and radical right leader Marine Le Pen are projected to advance to the final round of the 2017 French presidential election, AFP reports.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

5 Nigerian ladies ‘held as s*x slaves’ by ISIS regain freedom

Five Nigerians were among the 35 women captured by the Islamic state fighters in Sirte, Libya and turned into s*x slaves for several months.
The Nigerians, including two children and 28 Eritreans were recovered by Libyan forces and then made to face another spell of detention in a Misrata prison since last December.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Brilliant Nigerian Girl Accepted By All 8 Ivy League Schools

Pretty Ifeoma White-Thorpe, a New Jersey high school student, born by Nigerian parents, has done a clean sweep of college applications, racking up acceptances from all eight Ivy League schools.
Following her exceptional performance, she got admitted to Harvard, Yale, Columbia, UPenn, Brown, Cornell, Dartmouth, Princeton and Stanford.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Photo: Man forces former girlfriend to drink acid, told police he suspected she was in a relationship with someone else

A 19-year-old woman was left hospitalized with a burnt throat and face after her former boyfriend forced her to drink acid on Wednesday, March 22, in south Delhi's Sangam Vihar, India.
Having received around 20 per cent burns, the woman, Muskan (not real name), is undergoing treatment in the emergency ward of AIIMS. She is expected to survive even as the doctors are yet to find out the extent of damage to her internal organs.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

16 year old boy ties ex-girlfriend to bed, takes indecent photos of her, gags & burns her with cigarette before raping her for leaving him

A 16 year old boy who can't be named to protect his victim's identity, tied his former girlfriend and mother of his child to a bed and burnt her with a lighter before violently raping the woman while saying 'if i can't have you nobody else will', the Newcastle Crown Court heard on Wednesday.

Ex-police officer arrested 3 years after shooting his pregnant wife to death

A lengthy criminal probe has resulted in the arrest of a former Pennsylvania state officer, Joseph Miller who claims he accidentally shot and killed his pregnant wife.
Miller has now been charged with two counts of involuntary manslaughter in the 2014 shooting to death of his 34-year-old pregnant wife, Joanna. 

Monday, March 20, 2017

"I am here to die for Allah" says attacker shot dead at Paris airport after he attempted to take soldier's gun

A 39-year-old man was shot and killed by soldiers at Orly Airport outside Paris on Friday morning after he attacked a soldier and attempted to steal her rifle.
Paris prosecutor Francois Molins said the attacker identified as Ziyed Ben Belgacem, a French-born national, held a pistol to the soldier's head and used her as a shield. He reportedly yelled that he wanted to "die for Allah and whatever happens, there will be deaths"

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Muslim teenager gets abused and receives death threats after she was filmed twerking in hijab

A Muslim teenager believed to be about 17 years has received death threats after a video emerged of her twerking with a masked man in the middle of a busy Birmingham city centre while passers-by gathered around to watch. In the offending video, the girl can be seen dancing and thrusting her derrière back and forth against the man's crotch while clapping and singing along.

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Eight Iraqi migrants jailed after being found guilty of gang raping a 28-year-old German tourist

Eight Iraqi nationals have been found guilty of gang-raping a German tourist on New Year's Eve, 31st December 2016 and have been sentenced by An Australian court to prison terms of between nine and 13 years. There was also a ninth suspect but his charges were dismissed after he said he had been asleep during the assaults.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Founder of 'world's cheapest smartphone' firm arrested over fraud allegation

Mohit Goel, the director of Ringing Bells, the Indian firm which claimed to be selling the world’s cheapest smartphone, has been arrested on allegations of fraud.
The Indian Police Service arrested him after one of the phone’s distributors claimed it had not received handsets it had paid for.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Chef sentenced to life in prison after he confessed to delivering the savage blows that killed his heiress girlfriend

Jordan Matthews, 24, a pub chef, has been sentenced to life in prison for the death of his girlfriend, Xixi Bi, who died after being savagely brutalized by him at their flat in Llandaff, Cardiff, UK.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Plane Crashes Into Australian Shopping Mall, Five Dead

Five people have been reported dead after a small plane crashed into a shopping mall in Australia on Monday afternoon. Four of the people killed were United States citizens.
Emergency officials in Melbourne say engine failure brought down the Beechcraft King Air plane, which witnesses said caused a fireball to rise from the DFO Center, near Essendon Airport. Both the mall and airport were closed as officials conducted an investigation.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Veteran wrestler, Ivan Koloff dies at 74

Veteran wrestler, Ivan Koloff otherwise called The Russian Bear who wrestled to fame for years as a supreme villain, has died. 74-year-old Koloff was a former WWF World Heavyweight champion who had been battling liver cancer.

Friday, February 10, 2017

Mum of slain British backpacker writes scathing letter to Trump

Rosie Ayliffe, the mother of slain British backpacker, Mia Ayliffe-Chung, who was stabbed to death in Queensland in August along with fellow backpacker Tom Jackson, has taken to Twitter to post a scathing letter to U.S President Donald Trump after the White House this week listed her death among 78 terrorist related deaths under-reported by the mainstream media.