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Net Closes In on ‘Corrupt’ Kenya Power Bosses

Net Closes In on ‘Corrupt’ Kenya Power Bosses

Fourteen top officials of the Kenya Power will be charged Monday morning over corruption, in a scandal involving the purchase of faulty transformers worth Sh4.5 billion. Those expected in court include current Managing Director Ken Tarus and his predecessor Ben Chumo, and twelve other top officials arrested over the weekend. “They will be in court, […]

Exposé on Diepsloot Rape Culture Makes Waves

Exposé on Diepsloot Rape Culture Makes Waves

A 43-minute documentary by BBC Africa crime reporter Golden Mtika on the prevalence of rape in Diepsloot has shocked social media users. “This is one of the most dangerous places in Johannesburg,” Mtika says during the film. “If you are found to be walking at night, you risk your life 100%. Rape is something that […]

Zim man(27) gets 259 years jail…Serial rapist David Mamvura to die in prison

Zim man(27) gets 259 years jail…Serial rapist David Mamvura to die in prison

South African law enforcement has warmly welcomed the long jail terms imposed by the Polokwane High Court on 2018-07-11 to David Mamvura, aged 27 from Zimbabwe to a consolidated jail terms of 259 years plus 04 life imprisonment. The accused was found guilty on 31 charges ranging from rape, attempted murder, assault with intent to […]

Former Deputy Governor’s Daughter Khadijat Oluboyo Found Dead

Former Deputy Governor’s Daughter Khadijat Oluboyo Found Dead

The Ondo State Police Command yesterday confirmed that a final year student of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Miss Adenike Khadijat Oluboyo, was found dead in a house at Okearo area of Akure, the Ondo State capital. The deceased was a daughter of the immediate past Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Mr. Lasisi Oluboyo. Though, the […]

Soldier, Policeman, Lecturer, 97 Other Nigerian Pilgrims Abscond in Israel

Soldier, Policeman, Lecturer, 97 Other Nigerian Pilgrims Abscond in Israel

The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Tor Uja, has said 100 Christian pilgrims absconded during the 2017 pilgrimage to Israel. Mr Uja, who made this known while receiving security report of the 2017 pilgrimage on Monday in Abuja, said that no pilgrim absconded in Rome and Greece. The NCPC boss said […]

Egypt Sentences Tourist to Eight Years in Prison for Facebook Post

Egypt Sentences Tourist to Eight Years in Prison for Facebook Post

Human rights groups estimate that as many as 60 000 political prisoners languish in Egyptian jails under President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, which is significantly more than under the previous regime. Freedoms and liberties are waning to the extent that the country has detained a tourist for what it terms ‘incitement to overthrow the ruling system […]

Nigerians Angry Over Minister’s Forged Certificate Scandal

Nigerians Angry Over Minister’s Forged Certificate Scandal

The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) has disowned the purported exemption certificate in possession of the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun. The NYSC was reacting to the exclusive story published by PREMIUM TIMES at on Saturday detailing how Mrs Adeosun skipped the mandatory national service and forged an exemption certificate of the service to cover […]

Nigeria Fumes As Another Citizen Is Killed in South Africa

Nigeria Fumes As Another Citizen Is Killed in South Africa

Another Nigerian has been killed in South Africa. Ozumba Tochukwu-Lawrence was reportedly killed by a gunman on July 6. The Nigeria Mission in South Africa has condemned the killing. The Consul-General of Nigeria in South Africa made this known in a statement by the Vice Consul Information and Culture, David Abraham, on Sunday in Abuja. […]

Ugandan MP Sylvia Rwabwogo Says Love Texts From College Student Was an Assassination Attempt

Ugandan MP Sylvia Rwabwogo Says Love Texts From College Student Was an Assassination Attempt

A Ugandan MP who cried in court while narrating her experience with a smitten young man has finally spoken out on the arrest and detention of a 25-year-old YMCA student who confessed his “too much love” for her. Brian Isiko was handed a two year prison sentence after pleading guilty of cyber harassment and offensive […]

Nigerian healer killed in ‘bullet-proof’ charm test

Nigerian healer killed in ‘bullet-proof’ charm test

A self-styled traditional healer in Nigeria has died after one of his clients tested his “bullet-proof” charms on him. Chinaka Adoezuwe, 26, was killed after instructing the man to shoot him as he was wearing the charms around his neck. Police in the country’s south-eastern Imo state say the client has been arrested on suspicion […]

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