Court jails man who slapped the French President, Emmanuel Macron

A French court on Thursday sentenced a man who slapped French President Emmanuel Macron across the face this week to a prison term of 18 months, 14 of which were suspended. President of France Emanuel Macron (l) and president of the United States Donald Trump (r) are seen during the family photo opportunity at the … Continue reading Court jails man who slapped the French President, Emmanuel Macron

2 arrested for slapping French President Emmanuel Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron described Tuesday's slapping incident as an "isolated event." Emmanuel Macron "We must put this incident in perspective, this is an isolated event," Macron told French local newspaper Le Dauphine Libere after he was slapped during a walkabout in southeastern France. "We must not let ultra-violent people take over the public debate, … Continue reading 2 arrested for slapping French President Emmanuel Macron

Fear of Nigeria’s unknown gunmen, is the beginning of wisdom

Kidnapping is on the increase in Nigeria, and fear of the unknown gunmen is the beginning of wisdom.: Please take note of the following measures!!! The only way to be your brother's keeper in Nigeria today, is by sharing any security tips that can be of help. We wish to share with you, some few … Continue reading Fear of Nigeria’s unknown gunmen, is the beginning of wisdom

Security measures you shouldn’t ignore in Nigeria

As the security situation in Nigeria worsens with increasing cases of kidnappings, wanton destruction of properties, and bloodshed, the security agencies have urged every citizen and foreign national to be vigilant as they go about their lawful activities. Here are some safety measures you shouldn't ignore in Nigeria: Be observant, watchful and always ensure that … Continue reading Security measures you shouldn’t ignore in Nigeria

‘You’re asking for war,’ Nigerian govt speaks on lawlessness in the country

The Federal Government yesterday declared that the killing of security operatives amounted to a declaration of war on the country. The government warned that “overwhelming force’ would be used against the perpetrators of such heinous crime. It reassured Nigerians that it was not “overwhelmed” by the worsening insecurity and called on the media to douse … Continue reading ‘You’re asking for war,’ Nigerian govt speaks on lawlessness in the country

Pope Francis embarks on historic visit to Iraq

Pope Francis begins a historic visit to Iraq on Friday, the first by a pontiff to the birthplace of the Eastern Churches from where more than a million Christians have fled over the past 20 years. The visit of the pope has a highly symbolic value given the importance of Iraqi Christians in the history of the … Continue reading Pope Francis embarks on historic visit to Iraq

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Why US lawmakers are scared of holding sessions at Capitol

The U.S. House of Representatives canceled its planned Thursday session, after the Capitol Police warned on Wednesday that a militia group could be plotting to breach the building that was subjected to a deadly attack on Jan. 6. The House had been scheduled to debate and vote on a police reform bill, but a Democratic aide said … Continue reading Why US lawmakers are scared of holding sessions at Capitol

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What’s behind the increasing cases of gang violence in Paris?

France has been alarmed over recent weeks by a spate of killings of young people in gang violence in the Paris region during the school holidays. Experts say that the role of social media and the economic effects of the Covid-19 crisis are major factors behind this phenomenon. The most recent killing to shake France was that … Continue reading What’s behind the increasing cases of gang violence in Paris?

Death of H&M employee sparks claims of abuse among factory workers in India

Fashion retailer H&M said on Tuesday that it would investigate reports of sexual harassment at a supplier’s factory in southern India following the death of a female employee and the arrest of a male co-worker on suspicion of her murder. More than two dozen workers at the plant in Tamil Nadu state have spoken out … Continue reading Death of H&M employee sparks claims of abuse among factory workers in India

#EndSARS: Read President Muhammadu Buhari’s adress to the nation

SPEECH PRESENTED BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE ENDSARS PROTESTS, 22ND OCTOBER, 2020 Fellow Nigerians, It has become necessary for me to address you having heard from many concerned Nigerians and having concluded a meeting with all the Security Chiefs. I must warn those who have hijacked … Continue reading #EndSARS: Read President Muhammadu Buhari’s adress to the nation