Murder, abuse as Africans, Bangladeshis groan in deadly migrant crossing

(Reuters) – Italian investigators are piecing together a picture of beatings and abuse that hundreds of Africans and Bangladeshis suffered before setting sail from Libya to Italy, only to drown late on Saturday in one of the worst migrant shipwrecks ever in the Mediterranean. Among the testimonies prosecutors have gathered from 28 survivors are recollections […]

Catholic church restates rejection of homosexual marriage

The President of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, has reiterated the unwavering position of the church against same-sex marriage. He, however, said that what the church had said was that while it would not excommunicate the gay community, the church would assist them with prayers and counselling to overcome their abnormal […]

 Kano Gets New Emir Today

Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, on Saturday said Kano State Government will announce a new Emir of Kano on Sunday (today). Kwankwaso said this after receiving the emirate’s kingmakers at the Government House, Kano. The new emir will succeed Ado Bayero, who passed on in the early hours of Friday after an undisclosed ailment and was […]