Friday, July 28, 2017

Burkina Faso bans big buttocks beauty contest

(Reuters) - The government of Burkina Faso has banned an annual beauty contest for women with the biggest buttocks, saying such events are sexist. Adverts...

Chibok girls’ abduction a conspiracy to oust Jonathan – FFK

Former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani Kayode, FFK, has observed that the abduction of over 200 girls from a school in Chibok in...

Boko Haram: Shekau fatally wounded—Army

The Nigerian army has said the leader of the Boko Haram militant group, Abubakar Shekau, has been "fatally wounded" in a raid. In a statement,...

Police seal off Kwankwaso’s house for 15hrs over mass wedding

Armed policemen on Tuesday sealed off the residence of a former Governor of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso, located on Lugard Road in Kano for...

Buhari to Kerry: Anti-corruption war will last beyond my administration,

President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday told U.S. Secretary of State, Mr John Kerry, that he would institutionalised the anti-corruption crusade to ensure it lasts...

Group Cry Out For Release of Chibok Girls, Begs Salkida, BBOG

Apparently worried by the endless wait for the release of the Chibok girls by its abductors, the Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has...

It is not possible to Islamize Nigeria—-Sultan

The Sultan of Sokoto and President of the Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar III Friday said it was impossible to...

NNPP drags BASG to court over LG caretaker chairmen

Barely four days after the Bauchi state governor, Muhammad Abdullahi Abubakar appointed 20 caretaker local government chairmen, the Bauchi state chapter of the opposition...

18,000 died in Syrian prisons since 2011 – Amnesty

The Amnesty International said on Thursday that no fewer than 18,000 people had died in Syrian prisons from torture or other ill-treatment since 2011. The...

Stop using toothpicks, dentist warns

Dr Alatishe Muhammad, an expert in Dentistry in Ilorin, has warned that using toothpick to remove food remnant from teeth could harm the teeth...