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Four dead in UK terror attack – Police

Three people were killed, including a police officer, in a suspected terrorist attack outside the British parliament, by an attacker who was shot dead by armed police, Britain’s top anti-terror officer said Wednesday. Mark Rowley said the two other victims

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Dozens dead in US-led north Syria air strike

A US-led coalition strike is reported to have killed 33 civilians in northern Syria ahead of a Wednesday meeting of top officials in Washington focused on defeating the Islamic State group. The Pentagon said the US military is providing air

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Erdogan warns Europeans ‘will not walk safely’ if current attitude persists

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that Europeans across the world would not be able to walk safely on the streets if they kept up their current attitude. Turkey has been embroiled in a row with Germany and the

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Maiduguri bomb attack: 90-year-old IDP risks life to save N300 potatoes

A 90-year-old Internally Displaced Person, Zahrah Musa, on Wednesday rushed to save her N300 potatoes, minutes after she escaped a bomb attack in Maiduguri. While fellow IDPs kept a safe distance from the scene of the bombing, Zahrah searched her

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Body of doctor who jumped into lagoon recovered

The body of a medical doctor who jumped into the Lagos lagoon on Sunday has been recovered after days of intensive search. Dr Allwell Orji’s remains were recovered around 4 p.m. on Wednesday by the Marine Police. The Lagos State

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Woman batters co-tenant to pulp, bites her nipples

A 28-year-old housewife, Olotu Chizoba, who allegedly beat her co-tenant to a pulp, was on Wednesday arraigned before Magistrate O. Sule-Amzat sitting at Ogudu, Lagos. Olotu, who resides at Bello Street, Ikosi Road in Ketu area of Lagos, is being

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Tragedy as Plateau commissioner slumps, dies while jogging with governor

Samuel Galadima, Plateau Housing and Urban development commissioner, is dead. He slumped while jogging Wednesday morning with Governor Simon Lalong at the Rwang Pam Stadium, Jos. Galadima was rushed to the Plateau Specialist Hospital, where he died. Emmanuel Nanle, director of

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4 years after, justice in sight for murdered Cynthia Osokogu

By Chinyere Omeire Over four years after the murder of postgraduate student, Cynthia Osokogu, in a hotel in FESTAC Town, a Lagos High Court will on March 23 give judgment in the trial of four accused over the incident. Justice

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Lockdown on Jalingo as teachers, students take to the streets

By Jackson Johnson, Jalingo A Coalition of Public Schools (primary and secondary) in Taraba State took to the streets today to protest the non-payment of teachers in public schools in the state. The protest started at the early hours of Wednesday

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Court grants National Hajj Commission leave to seal illegal firms

The Federal High Court, Kano, has granted the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), an order exparte to close down 13 unregistered Hajj and Umrah Tour operating companies in Kano. The court order was sequel to the motion exparte application filed

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