A Kenyan pastor who appeared in court Tuesday will face terrorism charges over the deaths of more than 100 people found buried in what has been dubbed the “Shakahola forest massacre,” prosecutors said. The deeply religious Christian-majority country has been stunned by the discovery of mass graves last month in a forest near the Indian … Continue reading
Day: May 2, 2023
Ekweremadu: Reps begs UK court for leniency
Ahead of the sentencing of former Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Ike Ekweremadu on May 5, the House of Representatives has appealed to the Central Criminal Court, United Kingdom, to temper justice with mercy. This followed the adoption of a motion of urgent public importance raised by the deputy minority leader of the House, … Continue reading Ekweremadu: Reps begs UK court for leniency
Undersea road tunnel opens to traffic in China’s Dalian
An undersea road tunnel opened to traffic on Monday in Dalian, a coastal city in Northeast China's Liaoning province. The tunnel, accommodating a two-way six-lane urban expressway beneath Dalian Bay, is the first immersed tube undersea tunnel in North China, said Sun Zhu, deputy chief engineer of Dalian Bay Undersea Tunnel Co Ltd., which is … Continue reading Undersea road tunnel opens to traffic in China’s Dalian
China COVID-19 whistleblower returns home to Wuhan after jail
Fang Bin, who documented the initial Covid outbreak in the Chinese city of Wuhan, has been freed from jail after three years, sources told the BBC. Mr Fang is one of several so-called citizen journalists who disappeared after sharing videos of scenes in Wuhan, the epicentre of the pandemic. After disappearing in February 2020, he … Continue reading China COVID-19 whistleblower returns home to Wuhan after jail
Sudan crisis: Civilians facing catastrophe as 100,000 flee fighting – UN
More than 100,000 people have fled Sudan since heavy fighting broke out between rival forces on 15 April, the UN has said. Officials warned of a "full-blown catastrophe" if fighting does not end. A further 334,000 people have been displaced within Sudan. Fighting is continuing in the capital, Khartoum, between the army and the paramilitary … Continue reading Sudan crisis: Civilians facing catastrophe as 100,000 flee fighting – UN
1,500 US troops to be deployed to southern border
The US is sending 1,500 troops to bolster resources at its southern border ahead of an expected surge of migrants, the defence department said. They will accompany 2,500 National Guard members already in place to support the work of border agents. Title 42, a Trump-era policy that gives the government power to automatically expel undocumented … Continue reading 1,500 US troops to be deployed to southern border
The Role of Objectivity in Research
Photo by Noelle Otto on Pexels.com The hallmark of scientific thinking that differentiates it from other modes of human inquiry and expression such as literature and art is its dedication to rational and empirical inquiry. In this context, objectivity is central to the scientific worldview. Karl Popper (1999) viewed scientific objectivity as consisting of the … Continue reading The Role of Objectivity in Research
BRT, Train Accident: Court remands driver on charges of involuntary manslaughter
An Ikeja High Court on Tuesday remanded the driver of a Lagos State Staff bus, Oluwaseun Osibanjo, for allegedly running into a moving train, causing grievous harm and involuntary manslaughter to the passengers. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Justice Oyindamola Ogala ordered that Osibanjo be remanded at the appropriate custodial centre, pending … Continue reading BRT, Train Accident: Court remands driver on charges of involuntary manslaughter
DOUBLE STANDARDS: Should you trust celebrities and social media influencers?
Don't trust every word you hear from celebrities! Malala Yousafzai received widespread recognition after she was shot in a school bus by a Taliban fighter. She was shifted to the UK for treatment after which, she survived. Later on, she became an activist and worked for promoting and spreading education to different sections and different … Continue reading DOUBLE STANDARDS: Should you trust celebrities and social media influencers?
Steven Curry and Kevin Durant among highest-paid athletes in 2023
Football stars, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Kylian Mbappe joined NBA icons, Steven Curry and Kevin Durant, among the top 10 highest-paid athletes in 2023. Forbes revealed the list of the 10 highest-paid athletes in 2023, with Ronaldo, Messi and Mbappe occupying the first, second and third positions, respectively. Following his exit from Manchester United … Continue reading Steven Curry and Kevin Durant among highest-paid athletes in 2023
Top news in Nigeria today 2/05/2023
Good afternoon! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. Ahead of his inauguration, the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has promised to take tough decisions to reposition the country for the benefit of the citizens and workers. In a statement to mark the 2023 Workers’ Day, Tinubu solicited the people’s cooperation and support for his … Continue reading Top news in Nigeria today 2/05/2023
May 29: Will Buhari release Nnamdi Kanu before Tinubu’s inauguration?
The Arewa Community in Southern Nigeria has faulted the call for the unconditional release of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. Musa Saidu, the leader of the community, made the remark in response to the call by the President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu. Iwuanyanwu had urged Buhari to release Kanu … Continue reading May 29: Will Buhari release Nnamdi Kanu before Tinubu’s inauguration?
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