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April 19, 2018 10:08 AM Snatch of senate mace: Presidency may be next – Shehu Sani

The Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has described that the invasion and the snatching of the mace from the upper legislative chambers as an attempted coup d’etat and an assault to democracy. Thugs suspected to be loyal to the suspended Senator representing Delta Central Senatorial district, Ovie Omo-Agege on Wednesday, invaded the red chambers 24

April 12, 2018 7:43 AM Phone snatchers chop-off female victim’s hand in Cross River

Phone snatchers, on Tuesday chopped off the hand of a young woman and took away her hand bag, phone and cash in Cross River. The suspects also robbed shops and houses in neighbouring streets in Calabar South local government area of the state. An eyewitness, who gave his name as Gabriel Udo, said four armed men ambushed some residents along Ambo Street 22

April 11, 2018 7:19 PM Trump moves against sex trafficking

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed legislation aimed at penalising website operators that facilitate online sex trafficking. The law is intended to make it easier for state prosecutors and sex-trafficking victims to sue social media networks, advertisers and others that kept exploitative material on their platforms. The signing occurred 21

April 10, 2018 12:34 AM Gunmen kill 11 in Plateau, Nasarawa

fewer than seven persons have been killed in a fresh attack by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen at a relaxation centre in Nding community of Barkin-Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State. Daily Sun gathered that the incident, which occurred at about 9:30pm on Sunday night, claimed the lives of six men and a woman who was a waitress at the relaxation 18

April 7, 2018 9:24 AM 14 killed in bus crash involving Hockey players

No fewer than 14 people have been killed with 14 others injured after a tractor collided with a bus filled with members of a Junior League hockey team on their way to a playoff game, the Canadian authorities said. The crash happened about 5 pm on a highway about 18 miles north of Tisdale, Saskatchewan. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police, RCMP, said; the wreck 23

April 7, 2018 9:05 AM Offa Bank robbery: 9 policemen killed as death toll hits 30

The death toll from Thursday’s robbery attack in Offa town in Kwara State has risen to 30. It was gathered that the attackers also hit the police station in the area. Over 25 robbers had stormed the town, raiding five commercial banks along the Owode Market Area of the town in Offa Local Government Area of the state. The gunmen arrived the town in seven 25

April 6, 2018 7:10 PM Offa Bank robbery: Gov Ahmed visits victims, promises to pay hospital bills

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara state has promised to pay the medical bills of victims of Thursday’s armed robbery attack in Offa, headquarters of Offa Local Government Area. Ahmed made the promise when he visited the victims at the General Hospital in Ilorin on Friday. The governor ordered that the victims be relocated to Ilorin from Offa for adequate 29

April 5, 2018 2:17 PM Banished cripple allegedly defiled four minors in KebbiThe Sun News

Banished from Jega town for having canal knowledge of minors, a cripple man identified as AbdulAzeez Muhammed Jega, 40, popularly known as ‘Socia,’ has been arrested by the Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN) for allegedly defiling other four minors at Badariya area of Birnin-Kebbi, the Kebbi State capital. It was gathered that the suspect, who was banished 19

April 4, 2018 7:13 AM Vegan activist Nasim Aghdam identified as YouTube shooting suspectThe Sun News

The suspect believed to have carried out a shooting outside of YouTube’s headquarters in California has been named as animal rights activist Nasim Aghdam, San Bruno Police have confirmed. In a press release, the force said that the 39-year-old Aghdam’s motive was being investigated. It read: “The deceased, pictured below, has been identified as Nasim 22

April 2, 2018 5:26 PM Two injured as soldiers open fire to protect Gombe senatorThe Sun News

Two men were allegedly shot and wounded after soldiers drafted to protect Senator Joshua Lidani (PDP, Gombe South) shot into the air to disperse aggrieved youths reported to have prevented the lawmaker from leaving the residence of a traditional ruler in Talasse, Gombe State. Wuse Barde, 40, and Abdullahi Umar, 25, were said to have sustained various 20