World

Rapes in India have stirred up protests across the nation in recent years [File: AFP]

India village council orders sisters to be raped and paraded naked

The rights group Amnesty International has called on Indian authorities to ensure the safety of two young women after their local village council ordered them to be raped and paraded naked after their brother eloped with a married woman. 00 read more

Politics

GOV AMAECHI

Amaechi never spoke to any media organisation – Media Office

The attention of former governor of Rivers State Rt. Hon. Chibuike RotimiAmaechi has been drawn to a story with the caption SGF: Buhari Disappointed Me – Amaechi”, published by a certain “Savinggracereporters.com”. The story which is ridiculous as it is meaningless is a figment of the writer’s … read more

Entertainment

Nkem Owoh

Popular Nollywood actor, Nkem Owoh, tasks FG on film industry-friendly policies

Popular Nollywood actor, Nkem Owoh, also known as Osuofia, on Friday urged the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to formulate policies that would make the Nigerian film industry to contribute to the nation’s economic development. 00 read more

Health

Shopkeepers removed Maggi two-minute noodles from their stores after the ban earlier this year [AP]

India sues Nestle for nearly $100m over food safety

India’s government is seeking damages of nearly $100m from Nestle India for “unfair trade practices” after the food safety regulator banned its hugely popular Maggi noodles brand in June for containing unsafe levels of lead. 00 read more