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Nigeria mosque attack death toll rises to five

Five people have died from Sunday’s attack at a mosque in Nigeria’s town of Gwoza in the north-eastern Borno state. Two suicide bombers and two victims died on the spot, while a fifth victim died while receiving treatment. Nine other people are being treated for injuries, according to an aid …

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Police rescue four-year-old from kidnappers in Ogun

A four-year-old boy, Hamod Adeniran, has been rescued from three men, who allegedly lured him out of his mother’s shop and abducted him in the Arepo area of Ogun State. PUNCH Metro gathered that the kidnappers were about to board a bus with Hamod at the Arepo bus stop on …

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Buhari orders air strikes against bandits

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered air strikes against bandits, kidnappers and cattle rustlers in forested areas bordering three major states in the north and centre of the country. On Saturday gunmen killed 11 people and kidnapped four women during door-to-door attacks in Niger state, reported Sahara Reporters and The …

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SAD: Man kills another with his Slap

Residents of Abakeleke street in Anambra State, Nigeria, are in a state of shock as an unidentified man lost his life when he was slapped by another man. The deceased is said to have been slapped by a resident nicknamed Tallest after an argument broke out in a night club …

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24 Soldiers killed in terrorists’ attack on Army base

The death toll in Sunday’s attack on Sokolo Army camp in central Mali has risen to 24. The operation has been claimed by Al-Qaeda affiliate Nusrat al-Islam (JNIM), a group active in the Maghreb and West Africa regions. The attackers reportedly took the servicemen by surprise. Militants stormed the base …

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BREAKING: Senatorial candidate shot by security escort

There was a tragedy on Sunday as an operative of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps shot the 2019 senatorial candidate of the Action Alliance in Imo North Senatorial District, Ndubuisi Emenike. The incident took place around 5 pm during a victory party for the All Progressives Congress candidate at …

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Police car carrying Zimbabwean suspect overturns

A POLICE car carrying one of the suspects accused of setting fire to the body of a 10-year-old girl overturned this afternoon at Otjiwarongo. Deputy commissioner Kauna Shikwambi today said soon after the arrest the officers had decided to refuel at Otjiwarongo Police Station. However, 10km before Otjiwarongo, the driver …

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Many left injured as Nigerians and Pakistanis clash in Hong Kong

An clash between two nationals in Hong Kong, southeastern China on Sunday has left several people injured. The fight, which broke out between Nigerians and Pakistanis, was caused by a misunderstandings over money issues, FoxMeek has reported. The fight caused serious panic as many, including businessmen, scampered for safety. An …

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