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Nigerian prison guard arrested in US for sexually abusing prison inmate

Nigerian prison guard arrested in US for sexually abusing prison inmate

A Nigerian prison guard based in the United States of America has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting an inmate while on duty at a facility in Clarksburg, Maryland. Dailymail reports that the correctional officer identified as Olukunle Oyekanmi who was attached to the Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation has been accused

I’m alive – Don Moen speaks out, debunks death rumour

Popular American singer, songwriter and global Evangelist, Don Moen has debunked the rumours that went viral of his death on Social media on Wednesday. The American worship leader who dispelled the death rumour in a tweet had posted a family photo self, his father, his own son and two of his grandchildren reportedly taken today. Though the

Again, Nigeria shifts gas flaring deadline

Nigeria, the seventh largest gas flarer in the world, has endorsed a “Zero Routine Flaring by 2030” Initiative, a global effort to end routine flaring, which allows the country to shift the 2020 target to end the 38-year old air pollution by another 10 years. The Ministry of Petroleum Resources revealed this in a document

Nigeria optimistic for seat at UN Human Rights Commission

Nigeria says it is optimistic of clinching a seat in the UN High Commission for Human Rights. Geoffrey Onyeama, Nigeria’s Foreign Minister, who disclosed this to newsmen on the sidelines of the 31st Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the 29th AU Summit in Addis Asaba, said the country also had the backing of

UK declares Nigerian most dangerous prison inmate

Michael Adebolajo, 31, a Nigerian, has been described by United Kingdom prison officials as the most dangerous prison inmate in the country. According to the officials, Adebolajo is violent, unpredictable and a Muslim extremist. The inmate is said to be keen on radicalizing other inmates into his twisted beliefs in Islam. The inmate was said

Nigerian woman survives 10 days in Sahara Desert, 52 dead

The International Organization for Migration said it rescued no fewer than 600 people since April 2017 through a new search and rescue operation that targeted migrants stranded in Sahara Desert. The UN migration agency, however, regretted 52 migrants, mostly from The Gambia, Nigeria, Senegal and Cote d’Ivoire, died over the period, according to its statement