Friday, September 30, 2016

"I am fed up; but I don’t want to pack out because of my children," victim of domestic violence, says

Her picture went viral some days ago, after one of her neighbors made a public plea that human rights activists should come to her aid. Now, the Lagos State police have launched a manhunt for her husband, Babatunde Igbara, a resident of Agege, after he allegedly battered Gbemisola’s eyes.

Punchng learnt that Babatunde had approached Gbemi on Monday morning, two days after he was released on bail from the Kirikiri prison, demanding if she took the N2,000 he kept in the room. He was said to have accused her of stealing the money and resorted to violence when she refuted the allegation.

The war against Syria: both sides go to “plan B”

In view of the total failure the US policy to regime-change Syria and overthrow Assad, the time has now come for the United States to make a fundamental choice: to negotiate or double down. Apparently, Kerry and others initially tried to negotiate, but the Pentagon decided otherwise, treacherously broke the terms of the agreement and (illegally) bombed the Syrian forces. At which point, Kerry, Power and the rest of them felt like they had no choice but to “join” the Pentagon and double down.