Hurricane Matthew kills 339 in Haiti

Hurricane Matthew kills 339 in Haiti ON OCTOBER 7, 201611:11 AMIN NEWSCOMMENTS The number of people killed by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti has risen to over 300, according to a tally by Reuters. The deaths came mainly in villages making contact with the outside world days after the cyclone ripped through the impoverished nation’s picturesque western […]

Kevin Nunes murder: Possible police charges

The Crown Prosecution Service is to consider charging 14 serving and former police officers, including two current Chief Constables, over their roles in a murder investigation. The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) looked at how the officers acted prior to the trial of five men over the death of Kevin Nunes. Seven of the officers […]

On slippery slope to legalised paedophilia

The Yerima Doctrine: When a girl has seen her menstruation, develops breasts and has pubic hair, she is mature to be married. Not many people would have thought a time would come when paedophilia would be celebrated in Nigeria. But that seems to be the case with the Senate’s much-touted bid to legalise child marriage. Specifically, the […]

Lagos Commences Work on Fourth Mainland Bridge

The Lagos State Government has finally started a preliminary work on the Fourth Mainland Bridge.   The 26-kilometre infrastructure would be designed to link Ikorodu to the state’s economic hub in Eti-Osa Local Government Area. The state Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, disclosed this in an interview with THISDAY, saying there was […]

Man harassed for having female organs

Have you ever seen someone with both male and female organs? Well if you have not, Saturday Tribune ran into one last Wednesday at Sapele, Delta State. A man in his late 40s, who refused to utter a word despite the hysteria his presence generated, was almost lynched by a mob but for the intervention […]

Weather Warning: Blizzards To Blanket Britain

Few areas will escape the ice cold temperatures this weekend, with the heaviest snowfall forecast since the “big freeze” of 2010. Heavy snowfall and icy storms are set to leave much of the country shivering during the next few days. Snow has already started to fall in parts of Wales, and is expected to hit […]

Extinct elephant ‘survived late’ in North China

Palaeoloxodon was believed to have died out around 10,000 years ago Wild elephants living in North China 3,000 years ago belonged to the extinct genus Palaeoloxodon, scientists say. They had previously been identified as Elephas maximus, the Asian elephant that still inhabits southern China. The findings suggest that Palaeoloxodon survived a further 7,000 years than […]

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Nigerian student`s award winning algorithm could improve accuracy and speed of retinal disease diagnosis
Nigerian student`s award winning algorithm could improve accuracy and speed of retinal disease diagnosis

A new technique for identifying and diagnosing damage to the human retina has been awarded ‘Best Student Paper’ at the industry-leading BIOIMAGING 2018 conference in Portugal. Nigerian doctoral candidate Bashir Dodo,

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Shocker! Monkeys swallow N70m belonging to Northern senators
Shocker! Monkeys swallow N70m belonging to Northern senators

After a shocking confession of an official of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, which claimed that a mysterious snake allegedly swallowed N36 million naira, from the Board’s vault, which

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Florida shooting: At least 17 dead in high school attack
Florida shooting: At least 17 dead in high school attack

At least 17 people have been killed in a mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, police say. The suspect has been named as Nikolaus Cruz, 19, and is

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