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Reggae legend, Ras Kimono, dies at 60

Nigerian Reggae legend, Ekeleke Elumelu, popularly known as Ras Kimono, is dead. The singer reportedly died on Sunday in a Lagos hospital after a brief illness In a recent chat with PUNCH, the reggae star said, he had been a vegetarian for over 37 years and neither smoked nor drank alcohol. He said, “I have never smoked and I don’t drink alcohol. I tell people I have been a vegetarian ... Read More »

Memorial Day 2018: Trump Honors ‘Our Heroes’ at Arlington

President Trump paid tribute to and mourned the loss of fallen soldiers on Monday with a traditional Memorial Day visit to Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, vowing that “we will never forget our heroes.” After laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns on a gray and unseasonably cool day, Mr. Trump addressed a cheering crowd that included Gold Star families, honoring “the men and women who laid down ... Read More »

Massive flood sweeps through Maryland’s howard county

Since Ellicott City’s destructive flooding in 2016, work has been underway in Howard County, Maryland, to improve infrastructure so stormwater could better navigate the historic downtown. But according to the county, only 30 percent of that work was done before Sunday’s storms. “They’re major efforts. Rebuilding a stonewall in a stream is a significant challenge to do that,” said Jim Irvin, director of Howard County’s public works division. Some of ... Read More »

“Hero” granted French citizenship after rescuing child dangling from 4th-floor balcony

A young man from Mali is being praised as a hero after he scaled an apartment building to save a child dangling from a balcony. President Emmanuel Macron on Monday rewarded the young man’s bravery with an offer of French citizenship and a job as a firefighter. “Bravo,” Macron said to 22-year-old Mamoudou Gassama during a meeting in a gilded room of the presidential Elysee Palace where Gassama also received ... Read More »

”Every Nigerian will have swollen pockets if money diverted under Jonathan is distributed even” Adams Oshiomole says

Former Edo state governor, Adams Oshiomole, says every Nigerian would have a swollen pocket and would become rich automatically if the money stolen during the Goodluck Jonathan administration was distributed evenly. Oshiomole who is in the running for the position of the National Chairman of APC, said this when he spoke members of the APC in Edo state on Friday May 25th. ”Poverty is not an act of God, it ... Read More »

Video: ‘Ghanaian judge’ caught watching sexually explicit video during court session

A ‘Ghanaian judge’ whose name wasn’t revealed was caught watching a sexually explicit video during a recent court session The video which has gone viral was shared by Ghana’s News Platform, Watch the shameful video below. javascript:; Please follow and like us: Read More »

Uh uh! EFCC begins investigation into Obasanjo’s $16bn power project

Days after President Buhari spoke about the $16 billion power project embarked upon by the Olusegun Obasanjo administration, the EFCC Has reportedly set up a team to begin investigation on the project which many have described as a failed one. On Wednesday May 23rd, President Buhari while receiving the Buhari Support Organization, stated that a former president who embarked on a $16 billion power project with no result to show ... Read More »

24 passengers narrowly survive as two boats capsize in Lagos

At least 24 passengers escaped death on Friday evening when two boats collided and capsized in the Ojo area of Lagos State. The accident which occurred at about 7:45pm close to the Ojo Terminal involved two open fiber boats. Managing Director of the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), Damilola Emmanuel, who confirmed the incident, said one of the boats was driving at full capacity with 22 passengers, while the other ... Read More »

Five Islamic State commanders captured, Trump reveals

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that five “most wanted” leaders of the Islamic State militant group had been captured, an apparent reference to the capture of five commanders of the militant group by Iraq. “Five Most Wanted leaders of ISIS just captured!” Trump wrote in a post on Twitter, providing no further details. Iraq had described the capture of the Islamic State commanders as “some of the most ... Read More »

Racism? : White student calls police on napping black schoolmate in Yale University

Yale University needs more work to become “truly inclusive,” a dean at the Ivy League school said after a white student there called police on a black classmate who had fallen asleep in their dormitory’s common area. “Incidents like that of last night remind us of the continued work needed to make Yale a truly inclusive place,” Lynn Cooley, the dean of Yale’s graduate school of arts and sciences, said ... Read More »

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