Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Lagos cook beats brother, 8, to death over piece of meat

A 34-year-old cook, Janet James, was on Monday sentenced to 14 years in jail by a Lagos State High Court in Igbosere for beating her eight-year-old brother to death.

Nasarawa: Herdsmen reportedly kill pregnant woman, children in fresh attack

The latest attack reportedly came at the weekend.

Kaduna: Governor El-Rufai imposes 24-hour curfew on Kajuru town

Kaduna State Government has imposed a 24-hour curfew on Kasuwan Magani town in Kajuru local government area of the state following latest violence in the area.

Nigerian woman sleeps in toilet to avoid rape

A human trafficking victim, Oyinlola Solanke, who was rescued by the Erelu Eyinade Foundation, has narrated how she frustrated the plans by her employer to sexually assault her while working as a maid in Oman.

Rivers: Police rescue abducted NEMA staff

Rivers State Police Command said it has rescued the four staff of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) abducted by gunmen on April 23 along the East/West Road.

Benue: 20 reportedly killed, 100 houses razed in fight over fishing pond

Over 20 persons have been killed and 100 houses set ablaze in Aila, Egba ward of Agatu local government area in Benue state.

Lagos government to battle Akinole family over Agidingbi land

The Lagos State government has declared its intention to initiate legal action against the purported land judgment that ceded a vast portion of Agidingbi and its environs to the Akinole family to ensure that the matter is finally put to rest.

Gunmen kidnap army officer, family in Taraba

It was gathered that the officer was traveling in his personal car with his wife and two children when they were abducted by the gunmen.

Taraba: 5 feared dead in fresh militia attack

The attacks Friday morning occurred in Rafinkada and Kente in Wukari in the southern part of the state, local officials said.

Nigeria: 12-year-old boy allegedly killed by own parents for “being a witch”

The boy was allegedly killed by his parents.
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