People Of This Tribe Feed & Clothe The Dead. This’ll shock you

Tana Toraja tribe, located on the mountainous island of Sulawesi in Indonesia, is one of the rare places that maintains its ancient culture of Feeding and clothing the dead. Despite a majority being Christians, they do not allow Christianity to get entangled with their animist belief called  Aluk To Dolo “Way of the Ancestors”. Built in an old-fashioned traditional way,…

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BREAKING: INDIA RECORDS FIRST DIRECT FLIGHT FROM NIGERIA

The government of India celebrated the first direct flight from Nigeria when the nation’s major carrier, Air Peace, airlifted 312 of its citizens from the Murtala Muhammd International Airport (MMIA), Lagos to Kochi. According to the verified twitter account of Indians in Nigeria, @india_nigeria, the “repatriation of India nationals from Nigeria began today (Sunday) with the Lagos-Kochi Air Peace flight…

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Nigerian man sentenced to 7 years for smuggling ‘drug-soaked’ clothes in Dubai

A 39-year-old Nigerian man, name withheld, has been sentenced to 7 years in the United Arab Emirates capital, Dubai for drug trafficking. According to reports, he was arrested at Dubai International Airport after inspectors found check-in luggage filled with crystal meth-soaked clothes in his possession. The amount reportedly totalled to 18.2 kg of drugs.  Reports hold that the 39-year-old arrived…

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Five Indian Sailors abducted in Nigeria, rescued after two months in captivity

Five Indian sailors who were abducted from a ship in Nigeria have been rescued after over two months in captivity, Indian Minister of State for Shipping Mansukh Mandaviya said on Friday. Mandaviya said the seafarers from the vessel ‘MT Apecus’ were kidnapped and taken ashore from the vessel in the outer anchorage off Bonny Island in Nigeria on April 19.…

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Nigerian Dana Air opens more new outlets in Abuja, Uyo

Nigerian Dana Air opens more new outlets in Abuja, Uyo

Nigerian carrier, Dana Air, says it has opened more sales and ticketing outlets in Abuja and Uyo, to provide more convenient booking options for its guests. The airline made the announcement in a statement issued by its Media and Communications Manager, Mr Kingsley Ezenwa, on Friday in Lagos. Ezenwa said the outlets which would be officially opened on June 2,…

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7 South Koreans Dead, 21 Missing After Tourist Boat Sinks in Hungary

At least seven South Koreans have died and another 21 are missing after a tour boat sank on the Danube River in Budapest, Hungary, according to the South Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

At least seven South Koreans have died and another 21 are missing after a tour boat sank on the Danube River in Budapest, Hungary, according to the South Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Thirty-five people were on board the vessel when it collided with another large tourist boat in the Hungarian capital and capsized Wednesday at around 10 p.m. local time, according…

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Driver allegedly hanged himself after killing nine passengers

Driver allegedly hanged himself after killing nine passengers

A bus driver has hanged himself on a tree after his bus overturned and killed at least nine people on Alma Road in Welkom, Free State, South Africa on Monday. Free State police said the bus was travelling to Upington from Durban when the accident occurred on Alma road. Seven people were declared dead on the scene of the accident…

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17 football players, fans feared dead in Uganda boat accident

17 football players, fans feared dead in Uganda boat accident

Nine people have been confirmed dead and dozens more are missing after a boat capsized in western Uganda in a tragic accident on Sunday. The boat was carrying more than 50 football players and fans from the western Uganda district of Hoima. Witnesses say overloading and bad weather are probably to blame for the accident, as rescue attempts continue. Meanwhile,…

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FG appoints Rabiu Yadudu as new FAAN MD

FG appoints Rabiu Yadudu as new FAAN MD

The Federal Government on Monday appointed Captain Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu as the new Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). Yadudu until the recent appointment was the Director of Operations, FAAN. and a pilot with considerable industrial experience. He replaces Saleh Dunoma, who had spent over three decades in the airport authority before he was appointed many…

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President Buhari performs Umrah rites in Saudi Arabia

President Buhari performs Umrah rites in Saudi Arabia

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday arrived Makkah, Saudi Arabia, from the city of Madinah where he began the first stage of his Umrah engagements in the Arabian Kingdom. Presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu said after the evening prayer at the Holy Prophet’s Mosque on Thursday, the President was ushered to the grave of Prophet Mohammed where he said prayers for the nation,…

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