Brit academic jailed for life for spying in UAE (CNN)

A British academic has been sentenced to life in prison for spying in the United Arab Emirates, according to a family spokeswoman. Matthew Hedges, 31, and a specialist in Middle Eastern studies at Durham University in England, was arrested on…

Matthew Hedges: Wife urges UAE to free husband held since May (BBC)

A British student has been detained for the last five months in the United Arab Emirates “without explanation” after a research trip, his wife has said. Matthew Hedges, a PhD student at Durham University, has been held in solitary confinement… is the number one site on all things Lagos. It will curate and aggregate news about Lagos - the city and the state as well as the people of the city. It will become the pre-eminent news site covering Lagos and its people, businesses and personalities, events and celebrations, celebrities and criminals. will be the beating heart of Lagos when it comes to news. If it’s not here, it’s not Lagos. covers Lagos like no other site. We are democratic, non-partisan, all Lagos! Itesiwaju eko!!!