Rush Hour In Hong Kong: Train Derails, Injures People

According to reports by AFP, a passenger train derailed during the morning rush hour in Hong Kong on Tuesday leaving eight people injured, authorities said. Images from the scene showed three carriages had left the tracks and were zigzagged across the rails near Hung Hom station in Kowloon — a busy interchange that provides services to mainland China. Passengers had to leave the train through a broken door and cross tracks on the East Rail line to make their way to safety. Five hundred passengers had been evacuated from the…

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‘South Africa Destroying Own Country With Xenophobic Attacks’

Beverlyn Nyamakwenje was fast asleep in her home in the east Johannesburg township of Katlehong when she was woken by gunshots. Instructed by her panicked father, the 19-year old Zimbabwean grabbed a few belongings and fled with him to a police station for safety. “We left our bags,” Nyamakwenje said. “We only took two minutes.” Nyamakwenje is one of around 850 people who have taken refuge in halls set up for foreigners displaced by xenophobic violence in the Joburg region, a municipal spokesman said. The door and windows of her…

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Olufemi Adebanjo Retires Gracefully From AMCON

Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Mr Ahmed Lawan Kuru (right) in a congratulatory handshake with Mr Olufemi Oluwasina Adebanjo, former Head Corporate Audit and Inspection Department of AMCON as well as Ethics Officer of the corporation who retired from active service of AMCON recently. Watching with admiration is Adebanjo’s wife, Mrs Oluwayemisi Olufemi ———————————————————————————————————————————————– Olufemi Oluwasina Adebanjo, is a career banker with professional experience spanning over three decades across accounting, risk-based auditing, financial control, design, development and implementation of latest audit and control processes. He…

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Boko Haram Has Killed Over 27,000 Innocent Nigerians – United Nations

By Editor The United Nations has again painted a gloomy picture of the atrocities of the terrorist Boko Haram to Nigeria with a gory disclosure that Boko Haram insurgents have killed over 27,000 civilians since 2009 when the group launched their evil campaign of violence against the country. Edward Kallon, the United Nations Humanitarian Resident Coordinator in Nigeria, made the disclosure at the UN building in Abuja during a remembrance of 10 years of crisis in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states. Kallon said the rising insecurity in the country had…

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Rising Hepatitis-Related Deaths In Africa Worry WHO – Moeti

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has disclosed that an estimated 200,000 persons die in Africa annually due to liver complications caused by hepatitis disease. The world health body also stated that despite the availability of diagnostic tools and effective treatment, less than one in every 10 of the 71 million people with hepatitis A or B have access to testing. This latest revelation was contained in a message issued by the WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, in Abuja at the weekend as part of the build-up to…

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Be Ready At All Times, Congress of Igbo Leaders UK Tells NdiIgbo

The Congress of Igbo Leaders (CIL) in United Kingdom, has called on the Igbo worldwide to be ready at all times to confront the challenges militating against civilization and their survival in the 21st century. Coordinator of the group, Mr Obi Okoli, made the call at the 2019 Igbo Festival of Arts and Culture (IFAC), which ended on Saturday night in Edmonton, London. Okoli who addressing the congress, which had over 110 cultural groups and organisations from Nigeria and parts of the world in attendance, said the event was an…

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Duke & Duchess Of Sussex Introduce Son To Queen & Duke Of Edinburgh

…Little Archie Harrison being introduced to the Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, and Meghan’s mother, Doria by his proud parents on Wednesday May 8, 2019 ———————————————————————————————————————————— The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have named their new born son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, it has been revealed. The baby will not have a royal title like his cousins, the Cambridges’ children, but will be known simply as Master Archie. In a statement from Buckingham Palace, the royal family announced: ‘The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are delighted to announce that they have…

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12,974 Nigerians Have Returned To Nigeria – NEMA

According to reports monitored by NAN, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says 12,974 Nigerians have voluntarily returned from Libya in two years. The agency said the returnees were assisted back from the volatile North African country by the European Union (EU) and International Organisation for Migration (IOM) Voluntary Assisted Returnees Programme, which began in April 2017. The Coordinator, NEMA Lagos Territorial Office, Alhaji Idris Muhammed, made this known while receiving a fresh batch of 132 Nigerians from Libya on Tuesday night. The Nigerians arrived the Cargo Wing of Murtala…

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Police Arrest, Parade Ikechukwu Udensi, Anambra Most-wanted Murderer

Anambra State police command said it has arrested one of the alleged most dreaded murder suspects identified as Ikechukwu Udensi, who is also known as Ikanda. The notorious suspect was arrested in connection with the murder of late Ndubuisi Nwokolo on 29-6-2018 in 21 Otumoye, Odoakpu, Onitsha, Anambra State. While parading the suspect on Monday at the state police headquarters Amawbia, the police Commissioner, Mr. Mustapha Dandaura, said the suspect was declared wanted but had been on the run since then. He said ‘Ikanda’ and his accomplices used offensive weapons…

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Air Peace Arline Clears Air On Expected Boeing 737 MAX 8 Planes

Boeing 737 MAX 8 Series ————————————————– By Editor To avoid passenger apathy when its brand of Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes arrives Nigeria, Air Peace Airline has said although Air Peace placed order for 10 brand new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, the airline is yet to take delivery. The order, they explained is still at the design and configuration stage. The airline made the clarification in an online statement signed by the airline’s Corporate Communications Manager, Chris Iwarah. He was apparently reacting to several calls and enquiries, which poured…

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