Drug cartels and the World Cup
28 Jun 2018
Some South American drug traffickers are trying to take advantage of the FIFA World Cup to smuggle cocaine using soccer merchandises. Police at the Bogota airport intercepted a consignment of fake Colombian World Cup jerseys laced with cocaine heading for Spain.
Nigeria’s fading femcee’s
21 Jun 2018
Eva Alordiah, arguably one of Nigeria's finest lyricists, tweeted what seemed to be a normal rap artist’s penchant for the grandiose, only this time, there was a tacit undercurrent of the gender disparity that has become one of the limiting factors for female emcees in Nigeria.
Port Harcourt’s deadly soot
18 Jun 2018
Soot is a mass of impure carbon particles resulting from the incomplete combustion of hydrocarbons. It is more properly restricted to the product of the gas-phase combustion process but is commonly extended to include the residual pyrolysed fuel particles such as coal, cenospheres, charred wood, and petroleum coke that may become airborne during pyrolysis.