Russia Stiffens Penalty For Surrender, Replaces Top General

  Russia on Saturday toughened penalties for soldiers voluntarily surrendering or refusing to fight, with up to 10 years imprisonment, and it replaced its top logistics general after a series of setbacks to its seven-month war in Ukraine. Those developments come days after Russia instigated a partial mobilisation affecting up to 300,000 additional troops, at … Continue reading Russia Stiffens Penalty For Surrender, Replaces Top General

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2023: Don’t Make The Mistake Of Voting Killers – Jonathan Charges Nigerians

  Ahead of the 2023 general elections, ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has charged Nigerians not to make the mistake of voting those he described as killers into elective positions. He gave the charge on Sunday in Uyo during a special interdenominational service to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the creation of Akwa Ibom State. READ ALSO: … Continue reading 2023: Don’t Make The Mistake Of Voting Killers – Jonathan Charges Nigerians

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Molotov Cocktail Attack Against Iran Embassy In Athens

  A Molotov cocktail bomb was thrown against the Iranian embassy in Athens on Sunday, Athens News Agency reported. According to Greek police, at around 1:00 am local time (2200 GMT on Saturday), two people riding a motorcycle with their faces covered hurled the weapon on the wall of the embassy where it exploded. No … Continue reading Molotov Cocktail Attack Against Iran Embassy In Athens

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75-Year-Old Grandpa, 21 Others Arrested Over Tons Of Illicit Drugs Seized

  A 75-year-old grandpa, Usman Bokina Bajama (alias Clemen) tops the list of 22 suspects arrested in operations across seven states by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), during which over one million capsules of banned new psychoactive substances were seized. In a statement on Sunday, NDLEA spokesman, Mr Femi Babafemi, disclosed … Continue reading 75-Year-Old Grandpa, 21 Others Arrested Over Tons Of Illicit Drugs Seized

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Iran Summons British, Norwegian Envoys For ‘Interference’

Iran's foreign ministry said Sunday it had summoned Britain's ambassador to protest what it described as an "invitation to riots" by Farsi-speaking television channels critical of Tehran based in London.

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23 Dead As Boat Sinks In Bangladesh

  At least 23 people were killed and several dozen more were missing on Sunday after a boat capsized in a river in Bangladesh, police said. “We have recovered 23 bodies. Firefighters and divers are searching for more bodies,” local police official Shafiqul Islam told AFP. The boat was packed with up to 50 Hindu … Continue reading 23 Dead As Boat Sinks In Bangladesh

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Evacuations In Philippines As Explosive Super Typhoon Nears

Super Typhoon Noru slammed into the Philippines Sunday, battering the heavily populated main island of Luzon with strong winds and heavy rain that have forced hundreds of people to flee their homes.

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UK Man Held In Ukraine ‘Stabbed’, Forced To Sing Russian Anthem

  A British man freed from captivity in east Ukraine in a prisoner swap told Sunday how his captors stabbed him in the back and forced him to sing the Russian national anthem. Aiden Aslin, who was freed and flown to Riyadh Wednesday with four other Britons held by Russian proxies, told The Sun in … Continue reading UK Man Held In Ukraine ‘Stabbed’, Forced To Sing Russian Anthem

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Fury To Joshua: Sign Title Fight Contract By Monday

Tyson Fury has set Anthony Joshua a deadline of Monday to sign a contract for their hugely anticipated all-British showdown or forget about facing him for the world heavyweight title.

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Buhari Salutes Nigerians Excelling In Diaspora, Urges Them To Give Back

  President Muhammadu Buhari has commended Nigerians living in the United States for the exemplary roles they are playing in their different areas of endeavour, urging them to continue in that line to earn the respect of their hosts. Speaking Saturday at the Townhall Meeting With Nigerians In The Diaspora, in New York, President Buhari … Continue reading Buhari Salutes Nigerians Excelling In Diaspora, Urges Them To Give Back

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