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Police confirm five persons missing as gunmen storm Zamfara School

The Nigeria Police Thursday confirmed five persons missing as gunmen stormed Government Girls Secondary School Moriki, Zurmi LGA of Zamfara State. The unknown gunmen reportedly broke into the school through the back fence with an...

Massachusetts teenager beheads classmate for sitting with girlfriend

A Massachusetts teenager Mathew Borges is currently facing murder trial after he stabbed his classmate Lee Manuel Viloria-Paulino, and later beheaded him for sitting with his girlfriend in the cafeteria of Lawrence High School...

Buhari’s in-law kidnapped in Daura

District head of Daura in Katsina State, Musa Umar, has been kidnapped by gunmen. Umar, a former Customs officer, is married to the daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari’s sister. He is also reported to be the...

Nigerian woman, 31, arrested with drugs as she tries to shoot police officer in Italy

A Nigerian woman has been arrested in Italy after allegedly attacking a police officer in Trevisto city. According to reports, the Nigerian woman who was apprehended at the Canova Airport in Trevisto, had allegedly ingested...

SARS arrest three for kidnap, murder of bureau de change operators in Ikorodu

The Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) have arrested three persons for alleged kidnap and murder of two bureau de change (BDC) operators at Ikorodu, Lagos. Alhaji Yakubu Musa and Alhaji Hassan Umoru, both from Kebbi State,...

Head of Sri Lanka’s Catholic Church rejects govt bullet-proof car offer

The head of Catholics in Sri Lanka on Tuesday rejected a government offer to use a bullet-proof vehicle after the Easter Sunday bombings on churches and hotels that left 253 dead. “A bullet-proof vehicle was...

‘Why I burnt my wife, eight family members’ – Adenuga

Ondo State Police command has arrested 45- year-old Deji Adenuga said to have burnt his wife and eight other family members to death in Okitipupa The suspect was paraded to reporters by Commissioner of Police,...

Breaking: Zainab Aliyu released in Saudi Arabia after Buhari’s intervention

Nigeria Mission in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday said that the detained Zainab Habib has been released. Zainab Aliyu, a student of Maitama Sule University, Kano, who travelled for Lesser Hajj in Dec. 2018 was detained...

Three Nigerians arrested in Ghana over kidnap and murder of 2-year-old boy

Police in Ghana have arrested three Nigerians over the kidnap and murder of a two-year-old boy at Kasoa Chinese in the Ga South Municipality of the Greater Accra region. The two-year-old boy by name Junior...

Five soldiers killed, dozens missing as Boko Haram overruns Nigerian military base

At least five Nigerian soldiers were feared killed and dozens more missing after Boko Haram fighters invaded a Nigerian military base in Borno State. The attack on April 26 occurred at a forward operating base...

Breaking: Four feared killed in Lagos train accident

Four persons were feared killed after a train crushed a tricycle in Lagos in the early hours of Tuesday. The incident occurred around 6:45am at Iju Ishaga, a Lagos suburb. It was gathered the tricycle carrying...

Dickson strikes out life pension for Bayelsa lawmakers, says it’s illegal

Governor Seriake Dickson of  Bayelsa State has declined assent to the bill seeking life pension for former lawmakers from the state as proposed and passed by the state House of Assembly last week. The controversial...

Doctor murders, cooks woman after sex with her

A Russian doctor has confessed to murdering and dismembering a woman he dated when he discovered she had undergone sex change surgery. Mikhail Tikhonov, 27, cooked some of the victim’s body parts in an oven...

Bitcoin: Two Nigerians in trouble over fraudulent investment scheme

Two Nigerians are in trouble in the United States after being indicted by prosecutors for running a fraudulent bitcoin investment scheme. The Nigerians, Onwuemerie Ogor Gift and Kelvin Usifoh, were charged by Oregon District Attorney’s...

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