A royal father and three other persons, including a married couple, were killed during an attack by yet to be identified gunmen in Nkerefi, a town in the Nkanu East Local Government Area of Enugu State, in the early hours of Saturday.
Saturday, 11 July 2015
A JSS 3 student of Isieke Community Secondary School who had just finished writing the “Junior WEAC” exam, was allegedly raped by three boys; Ndubuisi Wogu, Chinaza Ufomadu, and Francis Onwoboro, who are now on the run.
The deceased, Comfort Uche-Ume, a native of Amaeke Abam in Arochukwu LGA of the state, who until her death resided at Iyienyi village with her parents, had gone in the company of her sister who was married at Okwoyi, a neighbouring village, to see her (sister) husband.
A suicide bomber driving a commercial tricycle has killed three persons and injured three others this morning in Maiduguri, Borno State. According to a witness, the explosion occurred at about 7.10am when motor parks in the town were full of activities as travellers were out in their numbers to join commuter buses out of town.
Williams clinched victory for the sixth time at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club today, defeating 21-year-old Garbine Muguraza in straight sets 6-4, 6-4. She becomes the oldest Wimbledon Ladies' champion and is now on track for a calendar Grand Slam - which is being dubbed the 'Serena Slam' - holding the titles for all of four major tournaments this year.
The Serbian prime minister was attacked today as he attended a service to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Srebenica massacre.
A homosexual man has filed a $70 million lawsuit against Bible publishers Zondervan and Thomas Nelson, alleging that their version of the Bible that refers to homosexuality as a sin violates his constitutional rights and has caused him emotional distress.
Bradley LaShawn Fowler, an ex-con turned author, filed the federal suit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan on Monday, the same day a judge refused to appoint him a lawyer for his suit against Thomas Nelson, The Grand Rapids Press reported.
Daniel Cabrera has told how he now wants to become a policeman to make his country proud
When cops stop 'ruthless biker' Declan Tramley, he knows he's been busted - but it's the three-year-old's response which is so funny
''Wake up, President Buhari. Get in the game; you have left the door open for more Federal Government bailout. The question is, why would the Federal Government get involved? And, beyond that, why should it? Can the Federal Government really help a state like Osun? Hell no!! The predicament of these states is due primarily to two causes.
'I would do it again': Muslim dad 'murdered his 3 daughters in honour killing for dating wrong boys'
Mohammad Shafia, 58, cursed his daughters Zainab, 19, Sahar, 17, and Geeti, 13, saying they were 'treacherous' as he likened them to prostitutes during a conversation that was recorded by police.
He is on trial for their murders after they were found dead in the family car along with Shafia's first wife, Rona Amir, 50, in the Rideau Canal, located in the Kingston area of Ontario in Canada in 2009.
Initially police thought the family had been involved in an accident and Shafia told them during an interview that he didn't know where they were. However, his version of accounts did not add up and he was arrested and charged with their murder.
"I have had a particular type of upbringing that is not the traditional. Whatever the traditional is for a light skinned mixed African American. I am Nigerian-American and more specifically I am Igbo American, Igbo being the ethnic group where I am from and that means you are in the South East of Nigeria.
You are way from the city so it means when you go to your village you are the only person or one of the few people that look like you. In my case, our family is light. Therefore when we go to our village, when I actually buried my father I had to bring in a lot of AK47, I had to employ military commandos because when you are light skinned, you are a heavier target for being kidnapped because you are seen as more valuable.
The suspects, who claimed to be herdsmen and farmers, however, were remorseful enough to warn other youths like themselves to steer clear of robbery and other crimes.
A doctor who made millions of dollars by putting more than 500 patients through unnecessary and grueling cancer treatments and then billing insurers has been sentenced to 45 years in prison.
Dr Farid Fata, who worked in suburban Detroit, Michigan, poisoned around 550 victims many of whom did not actually have cancer, by giving them excessive chemotherapy and other treatments.
His actions wrecked his patients' health, with many sustaining chronic health problems such as brittle bones and fried organs. Other victims lost their homes and jobs, and were forced into bankruptcy.
Nicky Hilton, 31, pictured, stunned guests with the Valentino dress, arriving at Claridge's with sister Paris, 35, who wore periwinkle blue.