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If you live in Lagos, you must learn how to pray – Lucia Edafioka

If you live in Lagos, you must learn how to pray. Stepping out of the house feels like, God I am going out again, see me through. Anything can happen, from trailers falling on people, to Lagbuses crushing people standing…

‘Give us Each Day’: A juvenile adventure written in blood – Toni Kan

How did a 12-year-old Nigerian boy end up in a Libyan refugee camp? That is the question at the heart of Samuel Monye’s gripping and award winning debut novel, Give Us Each Day, published by Quramo Publishing in 2018. Monye…

Georgie of Life (3) -Oshoko Bushushu

Now if you are like some of my crazy friends from school, like Daposki, Lulu and Jeks, once you see  a naked and willing woman on your bed, you would jump in but you see a woman’s kintus is not…

19-year-old dies after inhaling deodorant spray to get high (CNN)

Because deaths from deodorant inhalation are not common among the general population, the “consequences aren’t really known,” a doctor says. A 19-year-old died after inhaling deodorant spray to get high, according to a new case report, and doctors who treated…

North Korea deports US citizen (CNN)

North Korea deported a US citizen who was detained last month after he “illegally entered our country through the border between North Korea and China,” the state-run Korean Central News Agency said Friday. KCNA reports the US citizen, identified as…

South Africa’s Zuma seeks to have corruption case scrapped (Punch)

South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma on Friday lodged a court application to try to have quashed $2.5-billion corruption case linked to a 1990s arms deal, state prosecutors said. Zuma has been charged with 16 counts of fraud, racketeering and…

Buhari seeks religious leaders support in corruption fight (Guardian)

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday called on traditional and religious leaders in the country to support his administration’s fight against corruption and revival of the nation’s economy. Buhari, who received members of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), led…

British PM backed in Brexit battle (Guardian)

British Prime Minister Theresa May received the backing of the last remaining pro-Brexit heavyweights in her cabinet on Friday as she battled to salvage her EU divorce deal and her job. After a tumultuous Thursday in which four ministers resigned,…

STOP IT! US court orders Trump to reinstate CNN reporter (CNN)

Federal judge Timothy J. Kelly sided with CNN on Friday, ordering the White House to reinstate chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta’s press pass. The ruling was an initial victory for CNN in its lawsuit against President Trump and several…

Couple who can’t smile because of rare condition fall in love (Punch)

A couple, Erin Smith, 38 and Alex Barker, 45, who cannot smile because of a rare condition have fallen in love. The newly engaged couple is suffering from the rare condition called Moebius syndrome, which causes paralysis of the cranial nerves, meaning…

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