Thursday, May 29, 2014
Two teenage girls, a 14 year old and her 15 year old cousin were gang-r*ped by five Indian men and then hanged them from a tree in a village in the northern stateo f Uttar Pradesh, police said today.
According to Reuters, the two girls who were from a low-caste Dalit community went missing from` their village home when they sought out to visit the toilet on Tuesday evening, May 27th. The following morning, villagers found the bodies of the two teenagers hanging from a mango tree in a nearby orchard.
Indian police have arrested one man and are seeking four other suspects. The authorities said a post-mortem confirmed the two minors were r*ped and died from the hanging. DNA samples have been taken to help identity the perpetrators, the police told reporters. Graphic content after the jump.
A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday granted an application by the Federal Government to call two additional witnesses against Senator Aliyu Ndume, who is facing charges of sponsoring the violent Islamic fundamentalist sect, Boko Haram.
The proposed witnesses, according to the Federal Government, are the MTN and a forensic expert. Three prosecution witnesses had already testified in the case.
Justice Gabriel Kolawole, after dismissing Ndume’s opposition to the prosecution’s application on Tuesday, gave the Federal Government seven days to file its additional proof of evidence and serve same on the defence.
- Be wary of a friend who gossips about you. Any friend who tells tales on a friend is not a friend. You can’t tell them anything you don’t want the whole world to know because they’re terrible at keeping secrets. If your friend slips up once, Have a discussion about it. However, if it happens regularly, the pattern should serve as a warning.
The owner of Manchester United football club, Malcolm Glazer, has died. The billionaire business man who bought Man U in 2005 and also owned NFL team Tampa Bay Buccaneers, died yesterday May 28, three days after his 86th birthday.
He was the president and chief executive officer of First Allied Corporation, a holding company for his varied business interests. He was worth $4billion.
He left behind a wife, 6 children and 14 grandchildren.
A young boy in Lagos is said to have lost his life yesterday after his guardians beat him up for delaying in carrying out his chores.
12-year-old Onyedikachi Mbanozo was allegedly beaten to death by Paul Obiefule and his wife in the Agege area of the state around 2pm.
The boy was reportedly assigned some chores but instead of doing them, he went out to play with his peers.
This incurred the wrath of the Obiefule couple who went on to beat him to death. The police were informed of the incident by an anonymous source who called them.
It was gathered that the Obiefules were always beating the boy and neighbours had always warned them of its implications.
A Houston, Texas man was arrested after allegedly whipping his daughter with a belt after he found out she was dancing with her African-American friend at the rehearsal for her quinceañera.
By Nimba Tiannimbo Mhaat , International Economics, and Politics Analyst.
The economic bloodstream of European countries and in particular France are the African countries which for long time have been feeding the West.
From slavery via colonization until today, France has always maintained its hegemony over its "former" colonies in Africa.
23 year old Precious Chineme Nwoko has been sentenced to 27 years imprisonment by a Cambodian Court for drug trafficking in Cambodia.
Police sources say Nwoko was a ringleader in a heroin smuggling cartel in Cambodia. He was arrested last month for handing a backpack containing 2.2 kilos (4.8 pounds) of heroin to two women, 41year old Australian Yoshe Ann Taylor and 19 year old French Charlene Savarino, for onward transportation to an unidentified man in Australia. Both women were however caught and arrested.
Beginning of Another Civil War ? Pro-government Protesters Attack Marchers Pro"BringBackOurGirls (Photos)
Scores of young men armed with bottles and stones on Wednesday attacked women protesters staging a demonstration over the plight of Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram, an activist said.
Hadiza Bala Usman, a leader of the Bring Back Our Girls Movement, told AFP that the men beat some of the protesters with chairs and bottles.
“We were attacked by a group of hooligans,” she said. “Some of them attacked our heads with chairs.”
Ukraine’s army has started shelling the eastern Ukraine cities of Slavyansk and Kramatorsk, therby resuming its massive military operation in the East of the country, local news outlets report.
“A full-scale military operation has begun in Kramatorsk and Slavyansk. BM-21 launch vehicle “Grad” are being used,” Donbas-based Ostrov agency says.
Anti-government protesters in Slavyansk have downed a Ukrainian forces 2 helicopters in the south-east of Slavyansk, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine.
He described how they can be identified through their features, behaviour, movement and lots more.
Below is what he shared on his blog:
Characteristics of a potential suicide bomber
There is no specific profile for anyone who engages himself in suicide bombing. A suicide bomber can come from nearly every cultural background, religion, race, creed or gender. However, the following are common characteristics of a potential suicide bomber.
Happy Democracy Day to all Nigerians. Read the Democracy Day national broadcast by our president below...
1. I greet and felicitate with you all, today, as we mark 15 years of uninterrupted democratic governance in our beloved country.
2. Our dear nation, Nigeria, has certainly come a long way and made notable progress since our first Democracy Day on May 29, 1999 when the military finally relinquished power and handed over to a democratically-elected government, marking the true beginning of a government of the people, by the people, for the people.”