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Tanzanian meat consumers told to consider animal welfare

A study has unveiled the likely health risks for meat consumers in Tanzania for failure to consider the animal welfare and food safety. This was disclosed yesterday by a representative of World Animal Protection, Dr Victor Yamo during the presentation of a report titled ‘consumers perception on animal welfare and …

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Drama as DSS operatives move to rearrest Sowore, Bakare

There was mild drama as about 15 operatives of the Department of State Service rearrested Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare, after the Friday’s proceedings at the Federal High Court in Abuja. It was reported that operatives of the DSS invaded the courtroom to effect the …

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7 Policemen arrested over missing N800M from Govt House 0

Seven Police officers attached to the office of the Deputy Chief of Staff to the Bayelsa State Government House, Mrs. Ebizi Ndiomu-Brown were on Friday arrested over alleged involvement in the theft of N800million from the office. The alleged theft, which reportedly occurred on Wednesday night, was discovered on Thursday …

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Pastor commits suicide after Squandering church funds

A Nigerian pastor in Lagos has reportedly committed suicide following allegations that he diverted church funds for personal use. According to a local newspaper, the deceased, identified only as Bassey (49), was alleged to have taken his life early on Monday morning by slashing his throat with a knife. The …

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Church members burnt in Lagos pipeline explosion

Residents of the Gloryland Estate in the Isheri-Olofin, Igando area of Lagos State were thrown into panic on Thursday as a pipeline belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation exploded in the area. The fire, which started around 7.45am, was said to have killed one person, injured one other and …

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Governor of Kenya’s capital arrested on corruption charges

Kenyan police arrested the Nairobi County governor, known for his chunky gold jewellery and impromptu raps, on Friday on corruption charges, a high profile move in the government’s much trumpeted anti-graft push. Chief public prosecutor Noordin Haji told a news conference the Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko and his associates were …

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Nairobi: Six-storey building collapses; residents trapped

Scores of people are feared to be trapped after a six-storey building collapsed at Tassia estate in Embakasi Ward, Embakasi East Constituency on Friday. Nairobi Regional Police Commander Philip Ndolo confirmed the incident, saying a rescue operation is underway in the residential flat that came tumbling down on Friday morning, …

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