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11 Shot Dead In Plateau, As Police, Army Launch Manhunt For Killers

11 Shot Dead In Plateau, As Police, Army Launch Manhunt For Killers

No fewer than 11 persons were, Tuesday night, shot dead by gunmen along Rim in Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State. The victims were said to be returning from a weekly village market at Makera by 7:30p.m., when they were shot dead, while four of the traders were injured. Survivors of the attack said […]

EU Releases Emergency Aid Following Somalia Attack

EU Releases Emergency Aid Following Somalia Attack

The funding will help to provide critical medical and surgical interventions and supplies, human resources, and psycho-social support in the aftermath of the bombing in the Somali capital. “The world has been watching in dismay, shock and sadness as the magnitude of last Saturday’s terror attack in Mogadishu has been unfolding. The loss of innocent […]

Somalia’s ‘Deadliest Attack Ever’ Kills 276, Injures 300

Somalia’s ‘Deadliest Attack Ever’ Kills 276, Injures 300

At least 276 people have been killed and 300 injured by a massive truck bomb that tore through a busy shopping district of Mogadishu, the government said Monday, making it the “deadliest attack ever” to hit war-torn Somalia. The figure was a huge jump from an initial police estimate of 20 dead in the hours […]

7 feared Dead In Clash between Hausa/Fulani and Imo community

7 feared Dead In Clash between Hausa/Fulani and Imo community

No fewer than seven persons were feared dead yesterday evening in Akokwa community in Ideato North council of Imo State, following a bloody clash between the Hausa/Fulani community and the indigenes. It was gathered that trouble started when a member of the Hausa community whose name could not be ascertained as at press time had […]

Baton Rouge Shooting: 3 Officers Dead

Baton Rouge Shooting: 3 Officers Dead

A Missouri man ambushed and killed three law officers and wounded three others in Baton Rouge on Sunday during a time when police nationwide and in the Louisiana city in particular have been on high alert after five officers were killed in a Dallas ambush July 7. Louisiana State Police announced last week that they […]

‘Obiano Police’ Attack Market Women, Injure Seven

‘Obiano Police’ Attack Market Women, Injure Seven

Several market women at Ogbaru Market in Anambra State were on Wednesday allegedly attacked by a government agency, Ocha Brigade otherwise known as Governor Obiano’s Police. Some of the injured women were rushed to an unnamed hospital in Ogbaru. Trouble began when the brigade, led by one Kenneth Okonkwo, stormed the market and  allegedly shot […]

Why is everyone reluctant to brand attack on the Tanzanian girl in Bengaluru so?

Why is everyone reluctant to brand attack on the Tanzanian girl in Bengaluru so?

The Karnataka government was accused of utter incompetence and insensitivity in the handling of the affair of the attack on the Tanzanian girl. But events on Friday seemed to swiftly turn things around. In what can only be seen as a volte-face, Tanzanian High Commissioner to India John WH Kijazi said in Bengaluru that the […]

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