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Gaddafi son Saif al-Islam says he is innocent

Saif al-Islam – the son of slain ex-Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi – says he isinnocent of crimes against humanity, an international prosecutor has said. The International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo said talks with Saif al-Islam had been held through intermediaries. The ICC says Gaddafi’s son, accused of crimes during the Continue Reading

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Enugu State to build $1.6b monorail line

The Enugu State government has announced plans to build a 117 Kilometre-long monorail line. During the presentation of the project to the Urban Development Bank of Nigeria (UDBN) Plc. in Abuja, the State Governor, Sullivan Chime revealed that the project would cost the state government $1.6 billion dollars. Describing the Continue Reading

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The 2011 Nigerian Music Video Awards (NMVA) – Darey & Jodie Tops Nomination List

The 2011 nominees list for the NMVA, Nigeria’s first music video awards is finally out. Topping the list this year is Darey and J’odie with four nominations each and followed closely byGoldie and Freestyle with three nominations. Other great contenders are Omawumi, Sammie Okposo, Dipp, T.I.V and Tipsy who also have two nominations. For the first time since its inception, NMVA has Continue Reading

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Human population to hit 7 billion Today

Though it’s impossible to say exactly when it will happen, demographers have chosen today to mark the milestone of 7 Billion. Humanity remains on a steep growth curve. Demographers at the United Nations Population Division set Oct. 31, 2011, as the “symbolic” date for hitting 7 billion, while acknowledging that it’s impossible Continue Reading

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Super Eagles Coach, Samson Siasia, Sacked

The Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has fired Samson Siasia, the Head Coach of the Super Eagles. The Technical Committee of the NFF had earlier recommended the sack and forwarded it to the Executive Committee. At the meeting held on Friday, the Executive Committee adopted the Technical Committee’s Continue Reading

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Witness: Michael Jackson Caused His own Death

Attorneys for Michael Jackson’s doctor dropped the bombshell they’ve been hinting at for months — an expert opinion accusing the legendary singer of causing his own death. (AP) Dr. Paul White, an anaesthesiologist and propofol expert, demonstrates how propofol is loaded into a syringe in the final stage of Dr. Continue Reading

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