Navy acquires warship to tackle maritime crime

Navy acquires warship to tackle maritime crime

The Nigerian Navy fleet yesterday, received a boost in its fight against piracy and other maritime crime, with the acquisition of a warship, named the Nigerian Navy Ship NNS Centenary, an Offshore Patrol Vessel OPV. The vessel which was constructed by China Shipbuilding and Offshore International Limited Shipyard, berthed at the NN dockyard, Victoria Island, Lagos and was received by the Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Usman Jibrin. Receiving the vessel, Vice…

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ISIS Claims US Female Captive Has Been Killed.

ISIS Claims US Female Captive Has Been Killed.

Islamic State militants have claimed that a female United States hostage was killed on Friday, February 6, 2015 during a Jordanian airstrike in northern Syria as part of the country’s retaliation for the killing of a captured pilot held hostage by the group. A message published by the SITE Intelligence Group, which tracks jihadist activity, revealed that the female hostage was killed when the building where she was being held in Raqqa collapsed in the…

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Whitney Houston’s Daughter Taken Off Life-Support.

Whitney Houston’s Daughter Taken Off Life-Support.

Daughter of late iconic singer, Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown’s daughter, Kristina Brown was taken off her life support on Thursday, February 5, 2015 Kristina was found unconscious in a bathtub at her home in Roswell, Georgia where she lived with husband Nick Gordon on Saturday, January 31, 2015 After all efforts to restore her brain activity has so far been unsuccessful,doctors had told her family that nothing more could be done. The news is devastating to her father, Bobby…

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Spanish police arrests four suspected Jihadists

Spanish police arrests four suspected Jihadists

Spanish national police arrest four suspected jihadists in country’s North African territory of Ceuta who were ‘ready to carry out attack. Four suspected terrorists who had allegedly formed a terror cell and were poised to carry out an attack were arrested by Spanish national police in the country’s North African enclave of Ceuta on Saturday. Spain’s interior minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz said investigators, working with their Moroccan counterparts, were struck by the similarities between the…

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Rev Sister gives birth to surprise baby after complaining.

Rev Sister gives birth to surprise baby after complaining.

A nun living in an Italian convent has given birth to a surprise baby after complaining of stomach pains, according to the Italian press. The nun, who came to Italy from South America, belonged to an order called the Missionary Sisters of the Love of Christ in Macerata, located in the Italian region of Le Marche. She says she had no idea she was pregnant. She was taken to hospital by her sisters, where doctors…

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Boko Haram kill 15 in Borno as Jonathan campaigns in Maiduguri.

Boko Haram kill 15 in Borno as Jonathan campaigns in Maiduguri.

Boko Haram gunmen killed 15 people including a village leader near Maiduguri, the heartland of the Islamist group blamed for thousands of deaths in its six-year insurgency, security sources and residents said Saturday. “The terrorists attacked Kambari village which is less than five kilometres to Maiduguri around 5:00 am. They killed 15 people and set the entire hamlet ablaze,” the security source who requested anonymity said of the attack on Friday. “After fruitless efforts to…

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ISIS planning to launch online TV channel

ISIS planning to launch online TV channel

Channel is expected to feature a video series by British captive John Cantlie, who has already made several videos for ISIS.John Cantile in the Islamic State video. / Photo by YouTube Published 22:06 16.01.15 The Islamic State, also known as ISIS, is about to launch an online TV channel, according to the Vocativwebsite. A “teaser” for the new channel was published this week on a popular ISIS online forum with a link to the page that will host…

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The US Central Command’s official Twitter account Hacked.

The US Central Command’s official Twitter account  Hacked.

The US Central Command’s official Twitter account (@CENTCOM) was on Monday, January 12, 2015 hacked by individuals claiming to the the Islamic State (IS) terror group. A tweet from the hacked account read: “ISIS is already here, we are in your PCs, in each military base. With Allah’s permission we are in CENTCOM now.” The account also tweeted images of spreadsheets with contained the home addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of a number of…

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Ban Ki-moon praises Saudi Arabia’s progress

Ban Ki-moon praises Saudi Arabia’s progress

The Secretary-General of the United Nations has joined in the global outpouring of praise for Saudi Arabia’s late King Abdullah. His death on Friday has prompted a controversial wave of reverential tributes from world leaders, even as outrage continues over the public beheading of a woman in Mecca and the country’s human rights abuses. Ban Ki-moon made no mention of those issues in his carefully-worded statement, saying he learnt of King Abdullah’s death “with sadness”….

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British nurse nearly killed by Ebola leaves hospital after being declared free of virus

British nurse nearly killed by Ebola leaves hospital after being declared free of virus

The Scottish nurse who contracted Ebola on an aid mission to Sierra Leone has been discharged from hospital after being declared free of the virus. Pauline Cafferkey said she was “happy to be alive” and praised staff at London’s Royal Free Hospital, who she said saved her life. Only three weeks ago her condition was described as critical. Ms Cafferkey, 39, from Cambuslang in South Lanarkshire, was diagnosed with Ebola after returning to Glasgow from…

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