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January 19, 2018 3:20 PM Gunmen abduct two brothers, five others in Niger

The Niger State Commissioner of Police, Dibal Yakadi, on Firday said gunmen kidnapped seven people in Munya Local Government area of the state. Yakadi in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) said two brothers, Alhaji Garba Yakassai and Alhaji Umar Yakassai and five others were kidnapped on two different occasions. He said that Garba and Umar were kidnapped 18

January 17, 2018 10:12 AM Pope Francis In Tears Over Sexual Abuse Scandal In Chile

Spokesman Greg Burke has reported that Pope Francis wept bitterly as he met with victims of child molestation and abuse by priests in Chile on Tuesday. The private meeting took place during a packed first day of the pontiff’s week long trip to South America where he will also visit Peru. It was only the second time on his overseas trips that the Pope has met victims 16

January 17, 2018 9:56 AM Lunatic Arrested With POS Machine In Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a suspected armed robber who disguised as a lunatic to rob people. According to reports, residents had informed the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) at MAN centre, who led his men to the scene and arrested the suspect. The 27-year old suspect Olayinka Ogundimu, was arrested at Anifowoshe Street, Ikeja area of the state 17

January 16, 2018 4:33 PM Pope Francis apologizes over sexual abuses within Catholic Church

Roman Catholic head, Pope Francis, has said he feels pained at the irreparable damage caused to children by some ministers of the church who sexually abuse them. The Pope, while apologizing for cases of sexual abuse by clergy in the Catholic Church said, “I am one with my brother bishops, for it is right to ask for forgiveness and make every effort to support 17

January 12, 2018 11:57 AM 50-year-old man drugs, rapes 7 underage boys in Niger

One, Abdullahi Haruna, from Nasko community in Magama Local Government Area of Niger State, has been arrested for defiling seven underage boys. According to Punch, The 50-year-old was said to have had regular sexual intercourse with the teenagers for a long time before he was nabbed. It was gathered that Haruna divorced his wife sometime ago and took to defiling 23

January 10, 2018 10:46 AM 79-year-old arrested as leader of kidnappers on Abuja-Kaduna expressway

A 79-year-old man simply identified as ,Riba (aka Baba Wakili) has been arrested for allegedly leading an armed robbery/kidnapping gang that has been terrorising the Abuja-Kaduna-Kano Expressway. Baba Wakili and others currently in police custody were accused of selling AK47 Rifles and Military uniforms to armed robbers and kidnappers. The police alleged 16

January 3, 2018 6:18 PM Rivers church massacre: World Council of Churches condemns attack

The World Council of Churches (WCC) has condemned the attack that occurred on New Year’s Day at the Rivers church in Omuku town, Southern Nigeria. The WCC general secretary, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit made this known to journalists on Wednesday. He said: “People who were worshipping, starting anew, celebrating and reflecting on a new year, have lost their 26

December 30, 2017 4:51 PM Police arrests two suspects for kidnapping women in Warri

The Delta State Police Command has arrested two suspected kidnappers, Bullus Omobare – aka “Omonas” ‘m’, 35yrs, Daniel Akare ‘m’, 37yrs for alleged conspiracy and kidnapping of two women, Martina Waka and Okoiruele Abimbola at different locations at about 1700hrs to 1800hrs, in Warri on 13/11/2017. This is contained in a statement signed by the Delta 26

December 29, 2017 8:53 AM 14 People Killed, Several Injured In Mumbai Fire

At least 14 people were killed after a fire broke out at a Mumbai rooftop restaurant early this morning. According to reports, the fire started at around 12:22 a.m. local time at the fifth-floor restaurant in Kamala Mills, according to Mumbai police spokesperson Deepak Deoraj. The compound houses eateries and bars. Images of the scene showed a raging 22

November 28, 2017 10:27 AM Chris Brown speaks out on slave trade In Libya

American Singer, Christopher Maurice Brown, AKA Chris Brown, has lamented the slave trade currently going on in Libya. Libya has recently been brought to the fore, mostly on social media, following claims of slave trade boom, alleged killings of migrants and human trafficking going on in the country. Chris Brown noted that Social Media always goes agog on incidents 27