Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima on Tuesday paid condolence visit to the family of Salihu Abubakar Ali, who died yesterday morning, January 31, while trying to prevent a suicide bomber from gaining entrance to a mosque during the fajr congregational prayer at Dalori quarters in Maiduguri. The Governor condoled the father of the deceased
The Federal Road Safety Corps has advised against obstruction, overloading and over speeding following an accident which occurred on Friday, January 27, on Akure -Owo (ilu Abo). The accident involving a Toyota bus with an inscription "Nothing Pass God' and a Mack trailer left two persons dead and eight others seriously injured. The victims were
15-year-old Quamari Barnes was stabbed repeatedly before he collapsed close to the gate of his school in the presence of screaming classmates. Quamari was attacked as he waited at a bus stop in Willesden at 3.30pm yesterday afternoon, before being chased back towards his school, Capital City Academy. He never made it to the school, but
A High Court in Abeokuta yesterday sentenced a man, Kola Akanji, to death by hanging for armed robbery. Akanji, whose address was not given, was found guilty of a two-count charge of conspiracy and armed robbery. Justice Abiodun Akinyemi said the court was convinced beyond reasonable doubt that the accused committed the offence.
The Police have arrested four persons over the kidnap of some teachers and pupils of the Nigeria Tulip College (NTIC) in Isheri north of Ogun State on January 23. The suspects are Bekewei Agbojule, aka Prince Yellow, Are Philip Joel Kakadu, aka “General Kakadu,” a militant leader, Romeo Council, aka Raw and Totki Okoda. A statement in
The police in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, yesterday detained three children of dead primary school teachers who protested non-payment of gratuities and pensions of their parents by the state government. Ten others were injured as policemen at the Government House gate used force to break the protest. Among those detained at the time of
Relatives of victims yesterday besieged the Borno Specialist Hospital waiting for information on their loved ones being treated for injuries in the Airforce accidental bombing that claimed the lives of scores of people at the Internally Displaced Persons’ camp (IDPs) in Rann, Kala-Balge Local Government of Borno State. The anxious relatives, mostly