Daily Archives: November 27, 2015

Finger rapist jailed for 15 years despite TB plea

Despite pleading with a court to consider his Tuberculosis (TB) illness, a man convicted of raping a seven-year-old girl using his finger has been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment.Absalom Ngwenya (42) from Msogwaba near Mbombela was sentenced in the…

Mobile subscribers urged to report telcos’ disservice

ABUJA: MOBILE network subscribers have been urged to report their grievances through platforms the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC)has offered. The advice to use the regulator’s toll free number to air clients’ complaints comes amid poor service…

Nigeria, Russia celebrate cordial bilateral ties

ABUJA: NIGERIA and Russia are marking the 55th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between two countries. Foreign Minister, Geoffrey Oneyama, and his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, have exchanged congratulatory messages on the…

BREAKING: UN requires $200 million to address Boko Haram crisis

LAGOS: THE United Nations and its partners require some US$ 200 million to carry out emergency responses to the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria’s Northeast in 2016, a senior official has said. UN Assistant Secretary-General and Regional Humanitarian C…