Amina Ali And Her Baby Meet Buhari At The Presidential Villa (photos)



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Aviation officials: EgyptAir plane carrying 66 has crashed

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CAIRO (AP) — An EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo with 66 passengers and crew on board crashed in the Mediterranean Sea early Thursday morning, Egyptian aviation officials said.

EgyptAir Flight 804 was lost from radar at 2:45 a.m. local time when it was flying at 37,000 feet, the airline said. It said the Airbus A320 had vanished 10 miles (16 kilometers) after it entered Egyptian airspace, around 280km (175 miles) off the country's coastline north of the Mediterranean port city of Alexandria.


Woman Kills Her Father For Alleged Witchcraft (photo)


THE Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested one Glory Dan, 31, over the murder of her 75-year-old father, Mr. Bassey Udo.

The murder was said to have been reported to the police by the village head of Mbiakpan Atan, Chief Linus Okon, in Ibiono Ibom Local Government Area of the state.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Cordelia Nwawe, said on Tuesday that the crime was initially reported at ‘D’ Division Itam on May 10 and was subsequently transferred to SCID, Uyo on May 16 for investigation.

Prince’s best friend could be key in death investigation

                         Drummer Kirk Johnson, Prince (Photos: Jeff Wheeler/Star Tribune/AP)

A central figure in the Prince death investigation is the superstar’s longtime friend and right-hand man, who had a cameo in the movie “Purple Rain.”

According to a search warrant, detectives interviewed Kirk A. Johnson — a former Prince drummer and current manager of the singer’s Paisley Park estate — following the performer’s unexpected death last month.

The court document, obtained by the Los Angeles Times, discloses that police seized Prince Rogers Nelson’s medical records from a Minneapolis-area hospital in early May. Investigators were particularly interested in files involving a family-medicine doctor who had treated Prince in the weeks before the singer was found dead April 21 in a Paisley Park elevator.

Exclusive: Trump willing to talk to North Korea's Kim, wants to renegotiate climate accord


                    By Steve Holland and Emily Flitter

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Tuesday he is willing to talk to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try to stop Pyongyang's nuclear program, proposing a major shift in U.S. policy toward the isolated nation.

In a wide-ranging interview with Reuters, Trump also called for a renegotiation of the Paris climate accord, said he disapproved of Russian President Vladimir Putin's actions in eastern Ukraine, and said he would seek to dismantle most of the U.S. Dodd-Frank financial regulations if he is elected president.

The Man Who Killed His Parents And 2 Sisters In Yobe (Pictured)


•Police: he’s a drug addict

A 28-year-old man, Adamu Mai Bisco, on Monday night allegedly killed his parents and two sisters in Potiskum, Yobe State. Police confirmed the incident.

Spokesman Toyin Gbadegesin said the suspect used a shovel to kill the victims while they were asleep.
“He was not provoked before carrying out the dastardly act.” The police attributed the suspect’s action to hard drugs.

Gbadegesin said: “Bisco acted under the influence of hard drugs.” A source, however, alleged that the suspect killed his parents and siblings because they (parents) threatened to report him to security agents for allegedly being a member of the Boko Haram.

Tout And Bus Conductor Fight In A Gutter In Lagos (photo)

A bus conductor and a tout (Agbero) exchanged blows right inside a gutter yesterday at Ikeja, Lagos. According to an eyewitness Gbenga Oni, the Agbero demanded for money from the conductor as the driver of the danfo bus stopped to drop off passengers but the conductor refused to part with any sum

Brawl erupts in S.Africa parliament as opposition party ejected

Cape Town (AFP) - A brutal fistfight broke out in the South African parliament Tuesday as security guards ejected opposition lawmakers in an ugly fracas that underlined heightened political tensions over Jacob Zuma's presidency.

About 20 members of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party, who were wrestled from their seats by plain-clothed guards, had refused to let Zuma speak and furiously shouted down the Speaker, Baleka Mbete.

As Zuma looked on impassively, the radical leftist lawmakers -- dressed in their uniform of red workers' overalls -- fought to try to remain in the chamber until they were physically removed through a side door.

Ronke Shonde Autopsy Report: "She Did Not Die From Marks Of Violence"


A preliminary autopsy report on late Ronke Shonde has said the victim was not killed by the marks of violence on her. PUNCH Metro learnt that the result, which was still sketchy, showed that the cause of the death might be more complex than earlier thought.

Our correspondent had reported how Lekan, 51, allegedly beat his wife, Ronke, to death at their home in the Egbeda-Idimu area of the state last Thursday.

Lekan, a dock worker in the Apapa area, who spoke with our correspondent while in hiding, had denied complicity in the death, saying he only slapped her that night.

TUC,Factional NLC Suspend Strike While Main NLC Continue Strike -


The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress on Tuesday walked out of the meeting held with the representatives of the Federal Government, vowing to go ahead with its scheduled nationwide strike on Wednesday (today).

Representatives of the Trade Union Congress, who also attended the meeting, however, said the TUC would not join the strike.

NLC President, Aliyu Wabba, led the labour delegation while the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Babachir Lawal, led the Federal Government delegation at the talks held in the SGF’s office in Abuja on Tuesday night.

» Niger Delta Militants Bomb Agip Gas Pipeline Again «


There were indications on Tuesday evening that militants operating in the Niger Delta may have again blown up a gas pipeline belonging to the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) at Ogbembiri in Southern Ijaw local government area, Bayelsa State.

It would be more than a dozen times that the oil and gas facilities belonging to the Italian Oil giant would be breached this year alone.

Fadeyi: Violence Breaks Out In Lagos Over NLC Strike (photo)


Hoodlums have reportedly taken advantage of the confusion surrounding a proposed labour strike to unleash violence on Lagos residents. Suspected hoodlums, Wednesday morning, created a blockade at the Fadeyi axis of the popular Ikorodu expressway.


Bad Economy Forces Calabar Prostitutes To Slash Insertion Price


I saw this today on one of Nigeria leading newspapers outlet, we are in a pitiable condition and nobody is spared not even our sisters who only have nothing but their bodies to offer for solace.

Vandals wreak havoc on golf course for the second time this year


You don’t need to be a golf fan to feel terrible for Brian Buckner, the Director of Agronomy at the Golf Club of Houston, which hosts the PGA Tour’s Shell Houston Open. It started on New Year’s Eve, when Buckner’s crew got to work only to discover that a group of vandals had ruined the course’s 16th green. The markings on the green appear to be from a car doing donuts.

A Child Kidnapper Caught At Owode Ajegunle Lagos


Like the popular saying goes everyday for the thief one day for the owner, a child kidnapper was caught today at Owode Ajegunle Ikorodu road area. For the past few months over five children was reported missing,  the same area the child reportedly missing in a previous post

But the kidnapper met her dead end today as she was trying to escape with two children she abducted in front of a primary school. A woman who saw her identified one of the children she was carrying, she suspected a foul play and immediately called the child's mother, the mother of the child replied immediately that she has been searching for the child.