POOR BOY: UK postman and wife jailed for murdering their ‘irritating’ toddler

A postman who killed his girlfriend's toddler after becoming "irritated" with him has been jailed for manslaughter. Scott Coombe repeatedly attacked 18-month-old Andrew Cawker over the course of a year after moving into Tamika Beaton's flat in southeast London, before inflicting a fatal head injury on the boy. Beaton, 25, suspected her son was being … Continue reading POOR BOY: UK postman and wife jailed for murdering their ‘irritating’ toddler

Senior Taliban leader hits out at Prince Harry over ’25 kills’

A senior Taliban leader has told Prince Harry that the militants he killed in Afghanistan were "not chess pieces, they were humans". Responding to revelations in Harry's forthcoming memoir that he killed 25 Taliban fighters, Anas Haqqani, a senior aide to the interior minister, tweeted: "Mr Harry! The ones you killed were not chess pieces, they were … Continue reading Senior Taliban leader hits out at Prince Harry over ’25 kills’

Nigeria’s incoming president to inherit ₦77trn debt

Patience Oniha, Director General of the Debt Management Office (DMO) revealed that the incoming president will inherit approximately ₦77 trillion in debt when President Muhammadu Buhari’s tenure ends in May, 2023. Oniha made the remarks while fielding questions from journalists on Wednesday during the public presentation and breakdown of the highlights of the 2023 appropriation act in … Continue reading Nigeria’s incoming president to inherit ₦77trn debt

How Nigerian governors accumulated N5.8tn debts for incoming administration

In the midst of the current economic crisis, the minister of the Federal Capital Territory and the 28 governors of states who are stepping down on May 29 or seeking reelection have amassed roughly N5.8 trillion in sub-national debt. The Debt Management Office’s examination of the sub-national debt reports served as the basis for the … Continue reading How Nigerian governors accumulated N5.8tn debts for incoming administration

El Chapo’s son captured after cartel laid siege to Mexican city

Armed men took hostages, burned vehicles and stormed an airport in northern Mexico on Thursday after federal forces captured Ovidio Guzmán, one of the world's most wanted cartel leaders and the son of imprisoned drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán. The 33-year-old drug boss was arrested after a predawn gunfight in a town north of the … Continue reading El Chapo’s son captured after cartel laid siege to Mexican city

Zenith Bank suspends dollar transactions on naira ATM cards

Zenith Bank has suspended international transactions on its Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cards. Zenith Bank, in a notice addressed to its customers and cited by MEZIESBLOG.com, said its new development would take effect from Monday, January 9. “Please be informed that you will be unable to use your Zenith Bank Naira cards for International Automated … Continue reading Zenith Bank suspends dollar transactions on naira ATM cards

2023 Elections: INEC moves PVC collection point to electoral wards

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has relocated the collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to the nation’s 8,809 registration areas/wards. The commission had set December 12, 2022 to January 22, 2023 as the collection dates for PVCs in all 774 LGAs. INEC stated at the time that PVC collection would be devolved to the 8,809 registration … Continue reading 2023 Elections: INEC moves PVC collection point to electoral wards