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March 21, 2018 6:35 AM Troops arrest notorious gunrunner, recover weapons in Kaduna

Troops of Mobile Strike Team II deployed in Kaduna have arrested a notorious gun runner in Rigachikun area of the state. The troops during the operation at suspected armed bandits’ hideout recovered two AK 47 assault rifles with 38 rounds of 7.62mm special. “Due to criminal activities taking place at the Rigachikun forest and its environs, the Army placed 18

March 20, 2018 4:22 PM Zambia Bans Cabinet Minister From Parliament For Slapping Lawmaker

Zambia’s parliament suspended a cabinet minister on Tuesday from its proceedings for one month for slapping a fellow lawmaker within parliament grounds. Verbal abuse is common among members of parliament in Zambia but physical assault is rare. Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini said Lusaka Province Minister Bowman Lusambo was suspended 17

March 15, 2018 12:24 PM Moscow confirms role in E. Ghouta offensive

Moscow said Thursday it was committed to helping Syria’s regime “finish off” rebels in Eastern Ghouta, confirming its military is playing a role in the assault on the rebel enclave. Russia has provided few details of its involvement in the offensive on Ghouta but Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Thursday left no doubt Moscow’s forces were taking an active 23

March 6, 2018 2:02 PM Woman docked for slicing another’s face with razor at night club

A 20-year-old woman, Loveth Augustine, who allegedly cut another woman with a razor blade on the upper eyes, was on Tuesday arraigned at an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court. The accused, a student, who resides at 6, Adebisi St., Egbeda, suburb of Lagos, is being tried for assault. The Prosecutor, Insp. Raji Akeem, told the court that the offence was committed 21

March 5, 2018 6:41 AM Why APC members beat up Archbishop Obinna

Fresh reports have emerged on why members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, beat up the Archbishop of Owerri Catholic archdiocese, Valentine Obinna on Saturday. Report emerged at the weekend that APC members who accompanied wife of the state governor, Nkechi Okorocha ; chief of staff to the governor, Uche Nwosu; Speaker of the state House of Assembly 26

February 23, 2018 3:05 PM Man beats prostitute for demanding extra N200 after prolonged sex in Lagos

A trader at Ladipo market in Lagos, identified as Kelvin Duru has been accused of beating up a prostitute for demanding more pay for extra rounds of sex. Duru was dragged before an Ejigbo magistrates’ court after he engaged the services of a sex worker in a popular hotel but refused to pay for extra rounds of sex with the 32-year old Blessing Isi. According 17

February 12, 2018 3:58 PM Court hears how father sexually assaulted 14 year-old daughter repeatedly

An auto-mechanic, Okoro Sunday, was on Monday arraigned before an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court in Lagos, for sexually assaulting his 14-year-old daughter. Sunday, 40, has pleaded not guilty to the three-count charge of indecent treatment of a child, sexual assault and assault. The prosecution led by Miss I. Solarin, a State Counsel 18

February 9, 2018 8:43 PM Popular Pastor found guilty of spraying followers with insecticide

Popular South African pastor who claimed he could heal sick members of his congregation by spraying them with insecticide was found guilty of assault on Friday. Lethebo Rabalao, referred to by local media as “the prophet of doom,” was found guilty of four count charges of assault as well as “contravening the Agricultural Act” by a court in Limpopo province 20

February 7, 2018 10:57 AM Queen Elizabeth II Recognizes Lagos Based Anti-Rape Campaigner

Lagos based anti-rape campaigner, Itoro Eze-Anaba, has been honoured by Queen Elizabeth II of England. According to a statement signed by Joe Abuku, a spokesperson for the U.K. High Commission in Abuja, Itoro who is also the founder of Mirabel Centre was honoured with Fourth Commonwealth Point of Light award for her role in helping victims of sexual 22

February 4, 2018 10:44 AM Russian Pilot Killed By Islamist

A Russian pilot was killed on Saturday in fighting with Islamists after his warplane was downed over northwest Syria, Russia’s defence ministry and a monitor said. Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), a powerful jihadist-dominated alliance, said it had shot down the plane on an affiliated media channel but made no mention of the pilot. “We were able to bring 24