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Nigerian May Face Life Imprisonment For Allegedly Importing 9kg Of Heroin Conceal In Paint Brushes Into Australia

LAGOS MAY 25TH (NEWSRANGERS)-A Nigerian national is scheduled to face Melbourne Magistrates Court today (24 May, 2024) charged over the alleged importation of nearly 9kg of heroin concealed in paint brushes. The AFP began an investigation in February 2024 after Australian Border Force (ABF) officers at the Melbourne Cargo Examination Facility (CEF) detected anomalies in […]

Fact Check: Was Iran President’s Helicopter Hit By A Space Laser?

LAGOS MAY 23RD (NEWSRANGERS)-A viral post on X claims that a space laser weapon targeted the helicopter carrying Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi and Foreign Minister Amir Abdollahian. Here is why the claim is unfounded. Laser technology is advancing rapidly within the military industry. Armed forces in countries including the US, China, the UK and Israel have reported […]

US: Tornado Tears Through Iowa Town Kills Multiple, Injures Scores

LAGOS MAY 22ND (NEWSRANGERS)-Multiple people died Tuesday and at least a dozen were injured when a powerful tornado tore through a small Iowa town, carving a bleak landscape of destroyed homes and businesses, shredded trees, smashed cars, and widely strewn debris. The tornado destroyed much of Greenfield, a town of about 2,000 around 55 miles […]

Why Iran President Helicopter Crashed? – Expert

LAGOS MAY 22ND (NEWSRANGERS)-Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian, and other officials died in a helicopter crash Sunday near Iran’s northern border with Azerbaijan, Iranian state media said Monday morning. The helicopter was part of a convoy of three helicopters returning from an event inaugurating a joint dam project when it crashed in […]

Israel Fumes Over Norway, Ireland, Spain Recognition Of Palestinian State, Withdraws Ambassadors

LAGOS MAY 22ND (NEWSRANGERS)-Norway, Ireland and Spain said Wednesday they would recognize a Palestinian state, a historic but largely symbolic move that further deepens Israel’s isolation more than seven months into its grinding war against Hamas in Gaza. Israel immediately denounced the decisions and recalled its ambassadors to the three countries. Palestinians welcomed the announcements […]

‘Expect A  Big War’ If Iran Traces President’s Helicopter Crash To Enemies- Expert

LAGOS MAY 21ST (NEWSRANGERS)-Iran could launch an all-out war on the world if it turns out an “enemy state” had a hand in the fatal helicopter crash that saw the country’s president killed overnight. The wreckage of the ill-fated US-made Bell 212 helicopter was discovered by rescue teams today, with initial reports suggesting that the […]

Sierra Leone First Lady Allegedly Calls Off  Sunday  Church Services To Permit Secret Society Procession

LAGOS MAY 21ST (NEWSRANGERS)-Church leaders in Sierra Leone have vehemently protested against the action taken by the First Lady of Sierra Leone , Mrs. Fatima Bio and  the authorities of Kenema- one of the strongholds of the ruling Sierra Leone People’s Party ( SLPP ) —to call off church services today, Pentecost Sunday, to permit […]

CNN Political Commentator Alice Stewart Passes On At 58

LAGOS MAY 19TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Alice Stewart, a veteran political adviser and CNN political commentator who worked on several GOP presidential campaigns, has died. She was 58. Law enforcement officials told CNN that Stewart’s body was found outdoors in the Bellevue neighborhood in northern Virginia early Saturday morning. No foul play is suspected, and officers believe a medical emergency occurred. “Alice was a […]

Gold Coast Storm Leaves Four Dead, Over One Million Without Power In Houston

  LAGOS MAY 17TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Storms battered Texas and Louisiana late Thursday and early Friday with destructive winds and torrential rain, leaving at least four dead, roads flooded and more than 1 million homes and businesses without power — as more floods Friday could plague parts of the Gulf Coast. At least four people died as the […]

French Imposes state Of Emergency, Bans TikTok, Shut Airport  In Riot-Hit New Caledonia

LAGOS MAY 15TH (NEWSRANGERS)-France on Wednesday said it was imposing a state of emergency in the French Pacific territory of New Caledonia for at least 12 days, boosting police deployments and banning video app TikTok in a bid to quell deadly unrest that has left four people dead. The emergency measures give authorities greater powers […]

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