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Boko Haram Beheads Four IDPs

Boko Haram Beheads Four IDPs

Four internally displaced persons, IDPs, in Dalori-1 Camp of Maiduguri, Borno State, have been beheaded by the Boko Haram, PREMIUM TIMES learnt. They were reportedly beheaded while hunting outside the camp on Saturday. The four victims were on Sunday buried by their fellow displaced persons. Two other IDPs who were among a 12-man hunting troop […]

Somalia: Somali Minister Shot Dead Near Presidential Palace

Somalia: Somali Minister Shot Dead Near Presidential Palace

Bodyguards for Somalia’s auditor general shot dead a government minister in an apparent accident near the presidential palace in Mogadishu on Wednesday evening, police said. Auditor general Nur Farah’s bodyguards opened fire on a car carrying Abbas Abdullahi Sheikh Siraji, the public works and reconstruction minister, near a checkpoint close to the palace, said police […]

Former Minister Of Education,Prof. Babalola Borishade Exit The World

Former Minister Of Education,Prof. Babalola Borishade Exit The World

Prof Babalola Borishade, 71, former Nigerian minister of education is dead. He  died in London on Wednesday after a brief illness. He was initially rushed to Reddington Hospital in Lagos, last week from where he was taken to London. The cause of death was lung and heart –related. Borishade was born in Usi- Ekiti on March […]

Gunmen Kill Man, Son In Sokoto

Gunmen Kill Man, Son In Sokoto

Some unidentified gunmen have killed a 50-year old businessman, Alhaji Bello Danbuba and his teenage son, Aliyu, in Gandi village, Rabah Local Government Area of Sokoto State. The killings happened on Thursday. It was gathered that the attackers, believed to be bandits, trailed Danbaba to where his herd of camel was kept, then shot him […]

Uganda: One Killed As Floods Cut Off Mbale-Tirinyi Highway

Uganda: One Killed As Floods Cut Off Mbale-Tirinyi Highway

Heavy rains that have pounded some parts of the eastern region since mid-March on Monday washed away three bridges on the Mbale-Tirinyi road, leaving one person dead. Hundreds of stranded motorists had to find alternative routes after unseasonable rainfall hit the villages for nearly three hours. The rains washed away three new bridges; Sala in […]

David Rockefeller, Last Grandchild Of John D. Rockefeller, Dies

David Rockefeller, Last Grandchild Of John D. Rockefeller, Dies

Billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller, a former head of Chase Manhattan bank and a luminary in political circles, died Monday at the age of 101, a spokesman said. He died in his sleep due to congestive heart failure at his home in Pocantico Hills, just north of New York City, spokesman Fraser Seitel said. The last […]

South Africa: Woman Electrocuted While Fixing Plug

South Africa: Woman Electrocuted While Fixing Plug

A woman believed to be in her 40s died on Thursday evening in her home in Bophelong, Vanderbijlpark, after being electrocuted while fixing a plug, paramedics said. When paramedics arrived at the home they found that the woman showed no signs of life, ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said in a statement. Paramedics quickly assessed the […]

Death For soldier Convicted Over Rape And Murder

Death For soldier Convicted Over Rape And Murder

At about 10am on  Wednesday, March, 27, 2014, Lance Corporal Oge Etudo, a 30-year-old soldier serving at Lungi Barracks, Abuja, left his duty post and headed for Dei-Dei, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Before leaving, he surrendered  his rifle and ammunition to his colleague who was on guard at their commander’s house. […]

Liberia: Woman’s Body Found In Graveyard In Buchanan

Liberia: Woman’s Body Found In Graveyard In Buchanan

An 18-year old woman identified as Fatu Tamba, alias ‘Princess’ or ‘Sugar Lump,’ was found dead Friday morning in a graveyard near a place commonly called Yellow Mansion in Korduah Community, Buchanan, Grand Bassa County. The body was already decomposing when discovered. According to residents in the area, Sugar Lump may have been “brutally killed […]

Delta House Of Assembly Loses Female Lawmaker

Delta House Of Assembly Loses Female Lawmaker

The Speaker of the Delta House of Assembly, Chief Monday Igbuya on Wednesday night announced the death of one of its long-serving members, Mrs Omawumi Udoh. Udoh represented Warri south I constituency in the state House of Assembly. She died at a London hospital after a protracted illness. In a statement signed by Igbuya’s Chief […]

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