Wasps kill American tourist in Uganda

  Uganda – Yesterday, Gloria Suemiller, a 65-year-old American tourist died in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Rubanda District after being attacked by wasps.   Kigezi regional police spokesman, Elly Maate, told reporter that Suemiller, a resident of Oklahoma, USA was attacked at about 10:30 am on Thursday at Katonvi, Ruhija zone in Bwindi National…

Racial bias against Nigerian Lolade Siyonbola causes protest in U.S

  Racial bias against a Nigerian graduate student at the Yale University, Lolade Siyonbola, has provoked Nigerian community in the U.S. to stage a protest.   In a letter addressed to the President of Yale University, Peter Salovey, and signed by the Organisation for the Advancement of Nigerians (OAN) President, Solomon Bakare, has demanded strong…

Amnesty International accuses Nigerian soldiers of raping women, girls

  Non-governmental organization, Amnesty International, revealed that the Nigerian soldiers have raped women and girls who fled the insurgency by militant Islamist group Boko Haram.   The organisation said that troops separated women from their husbands and raped them, sometimes in exchange for food, in refugee camps.   Thousands of people have also starved to…

Nigerian Army kills 68 bandits, arrests 6 suspected kidnappers in Zamfara

  Yesterday, Nigerian Army revealed that it has killed 68 bandits, arrested six suspected kidnappers and recovered 17 motorcycles in Zamfara between April and May 2018.   The Brigade Commander, 1 Army Brigade Command Sokoto, Brig. Gen. Udeagbala Kennedy, has made thi sknown while handing over the six suspected kidnappers to the state Commissioner of…

2 escaped Ebola patients died

  Democratic Republic of the Congo(DRC) – On Wednesday, an official revealed that two of three Ebola patients who escaped quarantine in the Congo river port city of Mbandaka have died.   The Head of Medical Charity, Medecins Sans Frontieres’ (MSF) mission in the city has made this known on Wednesday.   The third patient…