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‘Empire’ Actor Jussie Smollett Hospitalised After A Brutal Hate Attack

‘Empire’ Actor Jussie Smollett Hospitalised After A Brutal Hate Attack

“Empire” actor Jussie Smollett was attacked in Chicago early Tuesday morning in what police are calling a possible hate crime. The Chicago Police Department confirmed to HuffPost it had received a report Tuesday morning that a cast member on the Fox drama was the victim of a “possible racially-charged assault and battery.” Smollett was admitted […]

Aid And Few Others Killed By Boko Haram

Aid And Few Others Killed By Boko Haram

Few aid agencies operate in Nigeria’s volatile Borno State, where a faction of extremist group Boko Haram executed Hauwa Liman, 24, this week. A midwife with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), her killing underscores the dangers faced by humanitarian groups serving civilians in the region. Liman was one of three local aid […]

Suicide Bomber Takes His Life In Failed Suicide Attempt In Borno market

Suicide Bomber Takes His Life In Failed Suicide Attempt In Borno market

The Borno Police Command on Sunday said tragedy was averted when a suicide bomber heading to the market mistakenly detonated an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) killing himself alone. The Commissioner of Police, Mr Damian Chukwu, who confirmed the incident in a statement released in Maiduguri, said the incident occurred on Saturday, at about 7:20 p.m. […]

Looking Back To London One Year After The Attack

Looking Back To London One Year After The Attack

Jack Applebee was smoking a cigarette outside his fish restaurant in Borough Market when a woman ran towards him, shouting: “It’s a terror attack, run!” Applebee sprang into action. He told customers and staff to get to the back of the restaurant, but as he was trying to pull the shutters down to protect them, he found […]

South Africa’s Zuma Behind Backlash Against Ramaphosa, ANC Ally Says

South Africa’s Zuma Behind  Backlash Against Ramaphosa, ANC Ally Says

South Africa’s former leader Jacob Zuma is impeding a crackdown on corruption by the ruling African National Congress (ANC) under President Cyril Ramaphosa, the head of the communist party said. The ANC has become increasingly divided since Zuma was ousted by Ramaphosa’s faction in February. Many of Zuma’s allies remain in top party positions and […]

HerdsMen Attack Community In Kogi State, Kill 25 Persons

HerdsMen Attack Community In Kogi State, Kill 25 Persons

The Audu/Faleke Political Organization has condemned the recent killings of the people of Ogane-Nigu and Aloko in Dekina and Bassa Local Government areas of the state. A statement signed by the leader of the group, Hon James Abiodun Faleke described the killings of over 25 people in those communities and destruction of houses as the […]

Herdsmen Injure 3 In Delta State

Herdsmen Injure 3 In Delta State

THREE persons were, yesterday, attacked by herdsmen at Ovwor community, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State, while another lady was reportedly raped in what was described as reprisal attacks by the herdsmen. The attack is coming less than a month after a herdsman was killed while another was maimed during an alleged attack […]

Badoo Group Out Breaks Out With Another Attack

Badoo Group Out Breaks Out With Another Attack

Badoo, the ritual cult group, has again unleashed terror on a family in Itesiwaju Community Development Area, Ibeshe, Ikorodu, killing a man, his son and sister-in-law and injuring his wife. The man’s wife reportedly sustained serious injuries and was said to have been admitted to the Ikorodu General Hospital. The PUNCH learnt that the victims were found […]

Herdsmen Sack 200 Families In Cross River

Herdsmen Sack 200 Families In Cross River

NO fewer than 200 families have fled their homes at Mbiabong Ito community, in Ito South clan, Odukpani Local Government Area, Cross River State, following the invasion of the community by herdsmen. Government Area, Cross River State, following the invasion of the community by herdsmen. Vanguard learned that the herdsmen, who drove a large herd of […]

The Terror In Sinai

The Terror In Sinai

His family village of Rawda was supposed to be a sanctuary for Suleiman after he fled fighting between security forces and Islamic extremists elsewhere in Egypt’s northern Sinai region.  On Friday, he was shot and left for dead in the country’s bloodiest terrorist attack in memory. He lost a son, two brothers, nephews and cousins in the […]

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