Policewoman attacks maid with hot water, tear gas over soup

25 June 2017
Policewoman attacks maid with hot water, tear gas over soup

First lady of Ebonyi State, Mrs Racheal Umahi, has called for the arrest of a policewoman who allegedly poured hot water on her 15-year-old house-help for wrongfully applying condiments in...

We’ll scare away kidnappers with ‘juju’ – Lagos schoolteachers

24 June 2017
We’ll scare away kidnappers with ‘juju’ – Lagos schoolteachers

Two days after a threat letter sent to Lagos State Model College, Kankon, Badagry, by some suspected kidnappers, staff members of the school said they did not believe any kidnapper...

Kenya to provide sanitary pads for girls in public schools

22 June 2017
Kenya to provide sanitary pads for girls in public schools

Kenya's government says it will supply sanitary pads to teenage girls enrolled in public schools. President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday signed the act into law. Child rights groups say many...

Prisoner cries his way out of jail

17 June 2017
Prisoner cries his way out of jail

Olukayode Babalola Ikechukwu Emmanuel , an inmate of Keffi Medium Security Prisons in Keffi in Nasarawa State, cried himself to freedom on Friday through the help of Prisons Officers Wives...

Are you bald-headed? Don't go to Mozambique!

08 June 2017
Are you bald-headed? Don't go to Mozambique!

Bald men in Mozambique could be targets of ritual attacks, police have warned, after the recent killing of five men for their body parts. Two suspects have been arrested in...

Mosquitoes are our friends, stop killing them – University don

06 June 2017
Mosquitoes are our friends, stop killing them – University don

A Professor of Entomology at the University of Ilorin, Adeolu Ande, has decried killing mosquitoes, saying the insects are friends to humans that deserved to be properly managed. Ande made...

Voter registration scandal: Gov. Bello replies INEC, blames ‘ghost’

03 June 2017
Voter registration scandal: Gov. Bello replies INEC, blames ‘ghost’

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has dismissed an allegation by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that he registered twice as a voter in Abuja and subsequently in Lokoja. Bello...

Nigerian goat declared missing in USA

27 May 2017
Nigerian goat declared missing in USA

Police in Winnebago County, Wisconsin in the United States have begun a manhunt for thieves who stole a Nigerian goat. The riddle the police are trying to crack is: Who...

Three little girls of same parents drown in Bauchi

23 May 2017
Three little girls of same parents drown in Bauchi

Konkiel village in Darazo local government area of Bauchi State was on Sunday thrown into grief when residents discovered corpses of three underage girls at a stream where they went...

2 families fight over child ownership in Plateau

19 May 2017
2 families fight over child ownership in Plateau

Two families – one in Chip, near Pankshin, and the other from Doka, in Shendam, both of Plateau, are locked in a battle over the ownership of a boy whose...

Ex-Italian PM Berlusconi calls French president’s older wife 'beautiful mum'

16 May 2017
Ex-Italian PM Berlusconi calls French president’s older wife 'beautiful mum'

Gaffe-prone former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has joked about the nearly 25-year age gap between French President Emmanuel Macron and his older wife, calling her the leader’s “beautiful mum.”...

Nigerian surgeon in UK removes woman’s ovary instead of appendix

14 May 2017
Nigerian surgeon in UK removes woman’s ovary instead of appendix

A senior Nigerian surgeon, Dr Lawal Haruna, has been struck off in the UK after accidentally removing a woman’s ovary instead of her appendix. The 59-year-old mistook the patient’s reproductive...

Here's the Jos woman who became first-time mom at 63

13 May 2017
Here's the Jos woman who became first-time mom at 63

Bes Hannah, Plateau’s miracle baby came at 10:15 on a Monday morning of 8th May weighing 1.8kg. Though two weeks earlier than her expected due date, Hannah arrived through cesarean...

Witness slumps, dies before giving evidence in Lagos court

12 May 2017
Witness slumps, dies before giving evidence in Lagos court

An Ikeja High Court was on Thursday thrown into confusion after an unnamed witness slumped and died in the court just before testifying before Justice O.A. Olayinka in a land...

Mugabe not asleep in meetings, he's protecting eyes: Report

12 May 2017
Mugabe not asleep in meetings, he's protecting eyes: Report

A spokesman says Zimbabwe's 93-year-old president isn't sleeping in meetings. He's just protecting his eyes. The state-run Herald newspaper on Thursday quoted spokesman George Charamba as saying President Robert Mugabe...

Student made to remove bra at exam centre for security check

09 May 2017
Student made to remove bra at exam centre for security check

Authorities in the southern Indian state of Kerala Monday ordered a probe into allegations that an 18-year-old student was forced to remove her bra at an exam centre as part...

Man arrested for overstaying U.S visa by 90 mins

07 May 2017
Man arrested for overstaying U.S visa by 90 mins

A man was arrested by border patrol agents in the United States, after overstaying his visa for 90 minutes. 26-year-old Baxter Reid of Canberra, Australia, was in the United States...

Prayer-dispensing machine installed at airport

05 May 2017
Prayer-dispensing machine installed at airport

Passengers passing through Stuttgart airport in Germany are being offered a new way to pray — a photo booth-like machine that delivers prayers from various faiths at the push of...

My son’s wedding will cause plane crashes, strange deaths, Obasanjo’s wife warns

03 May 2017
My son’s wedding will cause plane crashes, strange deaths, Obasanjo’s wife warns

Ex-wife of former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has raised an alarm over what she said would be the consequences of their son’s forthcoming wedding to the daughter of the owner of...

The curse of the people who never feel pain

02 May 2017
The curse of the people who never feel pain

Pain is the body's way of telling us to be careful – but there are some who go their entire lives without feeling it. Could their disorder unlock new ways...

Dead man grabs brother’s hand in mortuary

02 May 2017
Dead man grabs brother’s hand in mortuary

There was panic on Monday at the mortuary of Plateau Specialist Hospital in Jos, when the hand of the corpse of a man being prepared for burial suddenly grabbed his...

14 members of one family die in boat mishap

30 April 2017
14 members of one family die in boat mishap

Fourteen people, comprising women and children, from one family died after a boat capsized in a deep pond in Southern India, local police said on Saturday. The accident occurred in...

For 'bearing children like rats', man seeks divorce from wife

27 April 2017
For 'bearing children like rats', man seeks divorce from wife

A civil servant, Mr Michael Ayinde, on Wednesday pleaded with an Igando Customary Court in Lagos to end his marriage because of his wife’s penchant for making babies. Ayinde, 39,...

World record as woman, 37, gives birth to 38 children

27 April 2017
World record as woman, 37, gives birth to 38 children

Lost along the way, a boda boda rider offers to lead me to her home since they know her by her unique name. Nalongo Muzaala Bana (the twin mother that...

World War III holds from May 13-Oct 13, says mystic who predicted Trump presidency

19 April 2017
World War III holds from May 13-Oct 13, says mystic who predicted Trump presidency

A mystic claims to know exactly what date the World War 3 will begin. He had accurately predicted Donald Trump’s presidency and the US attack on Syria. Horocio Villegas, who...

Moment a TV news presenter finds out her husband has died live on air

10 April 2017
Moment a TV news presenter finds out her husband has died live on air

Supreet Kaur, a presenter for India's IBC24, was reading a report on a car crash There were enough details for her to realise that her husband had been killed But...

A girl was found living with monkeys in forest

07 April 2017
A girl was found living with monkeys in forest

Indian police are reviewing reports of missing children to try to identify a girl who was found living in a forest with a group of monkeys. The girl, believed to...

God sent meningitis to punish Nigerians for their sins – Gov. Yari

05 April 2017
God sent meningitis to punish Nigerians for their sins – Gov. Yari

Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State has said that the outbreak of Type C Cerebrospinal Meningitis in the country was a direct punishment from God to the people of Nigeria...

'Woman committing adultery' gets STUCK having sex with lover after husband used potion to catch her

04 April 2017
'Woman committing adultery' gets STUCK having sex with lover after husband used potion to catch her

A woman accused of committing adultery was caught after her husband reportedly used a potion to catch her in the act. The magun - or Juju - was used by...

Dog dies fighting suicide bomber at Maiduguri wedding party

02 April 2017
Dog dies fighting suicide bomber at Maiduguri wedding party

A dog died saving dozens of people at a wedding party in Maiduguri after it attacked a suicide bomber, an official said.The dog stopped the teenage suicide bomber from detonating...

Employees at a Chinese company are forced to tear up their own MONEY after failing to hit work targets

02 April 2017
Employees at a Chinese company are forced to tear up their own MONEY after failing to hit work targets

Five employees were punished as they failed to hand out leaflets Shop manager told them to rip up their own 100 yuan (£12) note at the shopThe manager received warning...

China bans beards, veils in public places

01 April 2017
China bans beards, veils in public places

China is intensifying its crackdown on what it deems religious extremism in the far-west province of Xinjiang, which is home to 10 million Muslims.To ensure this was achieved, authorities have...

Bird transforms into human after electrocution in Rivers

30 March 2017
Bird transforms into human after electrocution in Rivers

There was pandemonium on Thursday as a bird transformed into a human being in Port Harcourt, capital of Rivers State. The incident which happened around 8:00am at Agip/Ada-George junction attracted...

US parents sue to call baby girl Allah

28 March 2017
US parents sue to call baby girl Allah

A couple in the US state of Georgia who were banned from naming their daughter Allah are taking legal action. The state Department of Public Health has refused to issue...

Mother and daughter killed in separate car accidents within 30 minutes

27 March 2017
Mother and daughter killed in separate car accidents within 30 minutes

It was a tragic day for a family when they lost a mother and daughter just minutes apart in separate accidents. The mother was driving on a highway in Alabama,...

Teacher uses hip-hop to make math fun for students

24 March 2017
Teacher uses hip-hop to make math fun for students

Kurt Minnaar, a 33-year-old math teacher at Cape Town’s Eben Dönges High School uses hip hop beats and rhymes to make math lessons more enjoyable for his students. Singing or...

Housewife boils hubby’s manhood

24 March 2017
Housewife boils hubby’s manhood

Adeyinka Adelakun, a middle aged public school teacher in Ibadan, on Thursday narrated how his wife, kafayat, poured boiling water on his manhood which seriously injured him. Adelakun had approached...

Girl born with 4 legs, 2 spines seperated

21 March 2017
Girl born with 4 legs, 2 spines seperated

Doctors on Tuesday successfully separated a baby girl from the Ivory Coast born with four legs and two spines in a rare and complex surgery at a Chicago hospital. Pediatric...

Doctor jumps to death from Third Mainland Bridge

20 March 2017
Doctor jumps to death from Third Mainland Bridge

A medical doctor, simply identified as Orji has jumped off the Third Mainland Bridge, to his death. The incident happened on Sunday. According to an account by News Guru, the...

Angry wives are paying 'mistress hunters' to end their husbands' affairs

14 March 2017
Angry wives are paying 'mistress hunters' to end their husbands' affairs

As the Chinese have become more open-minded about sexual relationships in recent decades, so the number of couples filing for divorce on the grounds of adultery has risen dramatically. The...