Abubakar Shekau: Nigeria’s Boko Haram leader is dead, say rival militants

The leader of the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, has killed himself, rival Islamist militants said in an audio recording. In audio obtained by news agencies, the Islamic State West Africa Province (Iswap) said Shekau died detonating explosives on himself after a battle between the two groups. Shekau was reported dead last month and has been reported killed before. Neither Boko Haram nor the Nigerian government have confirmed his death. In the undated audio recording, a voice thought to be that of Iswap leader Abu Musab al-Barnawi said…

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Meet Magawa the hero rat retires from job detecting landmines

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Magawa the rat, who was awarded a gold medal for his heroism, is retiring from his job detecting landmines. In a five-year career, the rodent sniffed out 71 landmines and dozens more unexploded items in Cambodia. But his handler Malen says the seven-year-old African giant pouched rat is “slowing down” as he reaches old age, and she wants to “respect his needs”. There are thought to be up to six million landmines in the South East Asian country. Magawa was trained by the Belgium-registered charity Apopo, which is based in…

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Anyone caught watching foreign movies faces 15 years in prison – DPRK

Under a new law introduced by DPRK ( The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea), anyone caught watching foreign movies faces 15 years in prison.And owning large amounts of foreign media is punishable by death, BBC reports with sources from The Daily NK, an online publication in Seoul. The ban follows DPRK leader Kim Jong Un’s call for a crackdown on “unsavory, individualistic, anti-socialist behavior” in young people, including the “dangerous poisons” of foreign speech, hairstyles, and clothes  

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“They will poison him” – Pastor shares terrifying prophecy about singer, Davido (video)

A yet-to-be-identified pastor has shared a shocking prophecy about popular Nigerian singer, David Adeleke better known as Davido. According to the clergyman, there’s an impending danger as he stated that the DMW boss will be poisoned by one someone living in his house. He revealed that God has shown him the vision multiple times and he has prayed to avert it, but God told him that it will come to pass regardless. The pastor who claimed he has never seen Davido before, relaying the vision to his congregation said, “I…

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“They are doing TikTok and dancing on Instagram”- Actor, Ugezu Ugezu slams his colleagues for not speaking about the insecurity in Nigeria

Nollywood actor and filmmaker, Ugezu Ugezu has slammed his colleagues who are not using their platform to speak about the insecurity in Nigeria. The actor expressed shock that his fellow celebrities are not doing or saying anything about the alarming rate of insecurity in the country. According to him, they are busy doing TikTok and dancing on Instagram, amid the unrest. Taking to his Instagram page, he wrote, “In as much as I agree that people have all the rights to live their lives how they want, I am particularly shocked that…

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Twitter BAN : ”As a Christian, if you use VPN to access twitter after Government ban, you have sinned against God”- Nigerian Pastor writes

A Nigerian pastor has reacted to the ban of micro-blogging website, Twitter, and he specifically kicked against Christians using a VPN to access Twitter despite the government ban. The pastor wrote on Facebook ; As a Christian, if u use VPN to access ur Twitter acct. after govt. ban on it… Just know u have sinned against God. He then went ahead to backup his post with a Bible verse that reads ; Romans 13:1-2 Everyone must submit to governing authorities. For all authority comes from God, and those in…

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TWITTER BAN : Broadcasting Stations are hereby advised to de-install Twitter handles – NBC Warns.

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The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has directed all broadcast stations in Nigeria to immediately suspend the use of Twitter. According to a statement released on Monday, June 7th by the acting Director-General of the NBC, Prof. Armstrong Idachaba, Broadcasting Stations should de-install Twitter handles and desist from using the platform as a source of information gathering for News and program. The statement titled, ‘Suspend Twitter handles’ reads, “Consequent on the suspension of Twitter operations in Nigeria by the Federal Government over the persistent use of the platform for activities that…

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