Chinese Monk, Shi Xuecheng ‘Demanded Sexual Favours From Nuns

One of China’s most high profile Buddhist monks has been accused of demanding sexual favours from nuns. The abbot of Longquan Monastery in northwest Beijing, Shi Xuecheng, is accused of harassing numerous nuns in a 95-page document compiled by two

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Thugs Disrupt Delta Polytechnic SUG Election, Injures Six

By Nosa Eresoyen, Asaba Suspected thugs on Wednesday disrupted the election into various offices of Delta State owned Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku Students’ Union (SUG), while six of the students allegedly sustained various degree of injuries during the fracas that ensured in the early

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Football Devt: Okowa Urges NFF To Partner With Private Sector 

By Nosa Eresoyen, Asaba Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has advocated strong synergy between the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) and the private sector to boost the development of the game from the grassroots level. The governor made the

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Rape:  39-Year Old  Man  Bags  10 Years Term In Enugu

By Eric Egwuche A 39-year old man  has landed himself  in trouble as a court in Enugu handed out a ten year jail term for a few minutes of forceful expression of  sexual libido. Justice Ngozi Orji of the Enugu State High Court

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Senator Ogunlewe: Defections Show Growing Confidence In PDP

A former Minister of Works, Sen. Adeseye Ogunlewe, on Friday described the gale of defections into Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in recent days as a measure of the growing confidence in the party. Ogunlewe spoke in an interview with the

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Boat Mishap: 21 Die, 12 Rescued In Sokoto

Local divers have recovered 21 corpses in a boat mishap that occurred at the Rabah Local Government Area of Sokoto State in north western Nigeria on Aug. 2. The Director-General of the Sokoto State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Mr Ibrahim

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Zimbabwe Police Use Batons To Break Up Opposition Press Conference

A press conference held by Zimbabwe’s opposition party leader Nelson Chamisa has been broken up by police using shields and batons. Riot police also chased away reporters without explanation, and there was no sign of Mr Chamisa. The electoral commission

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Soyinka: Obasanjo Is A Hypocrite

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Thursday in Lagos lamented that lives of Nigerians have been so cheapened under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, calling for coming on board generation of new leaders to overhaul the system. Soyinka made

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ICC Denies Rating Buhari On Integrity

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has denied claim that it invited President Muhammadu Buhari as its keynote speaker during its 20th anniversary because he had the highest rating on integrity. A lawmaker, Abdulmumin Jibrin in an interview on a national television in

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Why PDP Appointed Saraki As National Leader

Senate President Bukola Saraki who recently defected to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), was on Thursday appointed the party’s National Leader. His appointment is based on his rank- the present highest office holder in the party. Saraki who described his

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