Brenda Lee Marquez-McCool was dancing with her son Isaiah Henderson at Pulse nightclub when shots rang out over the blaring music. Instead of running away, she threw herself on her son, shielding him from shooter Omar Mateen. She died protecting her son, pictured in the middle crying. McCoo, 49, was a two-time cancer survivor.
Some gunmen in military uniforms have killed a former Councillor of Ward 1, in the Abua/Odua Local Government Area of Rivers State, Mr. Allain John-Morrison. John-Morrison, who was also a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, was ambushed while heading towards the Ahoada area on a motorcycle on Tuesday. We learnt that the killers had
The Lagos State police command has arrested a man, Daniel Okorie, for allegedly stabbing his friend, Onyeka Jackson, to death in the Iyana Isashi area of the state. We learnt that Okorie, who worked as a cook, was wanted by the police for beating up a female customer, allegedly killed Jackson for reporting him to the police station. Our
20 year old Maureen Onu, a contestant in the 2016 Miss Tourism Nigeria pageant which is billed to take place on July 9th, has died. Maureen died in the early hours of Thursday June 16th after a brief illness. So sad! May her soul rest in peace, amen...Miss Tourism Nigeria Organizers say they will redesign the content and production of the
The police in Lagos State have arrested a woman, Funmi Otitoloju, for allegedly brutalising her 12-year-old niece identified only as Adeola, in the Baiyeku community of Ikorodu.Our correspondent learnt that Otitoloju allegedly used a razor blade to cut the girl in the neck and hand because she entered other people’s apartments without her
3 year old twins who attended a social gathering with their parents have died. The twins attended the gathering with their parents and older sister and after lunch were allowed to go play outside with the others kids present at the gathering, said the county's deputy coroner, Don McCown.Ezekiel Marcengill died a day after he was found in
The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a man, Ike Iwuanyanwu, for allegedly raping and impregnating his 15-year-old daughter, Priscilla (pseudonym) at Ajao Estate, in the Isolo area of the state.Our correspondent gathered that Iwuanyanwu, who was a company driver living on Anuoluwapo Street in the estate, was arrested on Wednesday