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St. Louis Policeman Shoots, Kills Black Teenager, Triggering Protests

5 years ago /
International News 

A white off-duty St. Louis city policeman shot and killed a black teenager who fired on him on Wednesday, police said, triggering protests just miles from the flashpoint suburb of Ferguson. Ferguson has been racked by near nightly protests since the fatal shooting in August of black 18-year-old Michael Brown by...

Dozen Trapped In Fresh Abuja House Collapse

5 years ago /
Nation 

A club house which was undergoing make over from a bungalow to a storey building collapsed on Friday trapping scores of menial labourer and customers at Phase IV road in Jikwoyi, Abuja. Four persons were pulled out alive by rescue workers within few hours of the incident and rushed in ambulances...

 

Gunmen Attack Ogun State Marine Police Post

5 years ago /
Nation 

Some gunmen stormed the marine police post in a wooden boat at about 7:30pm on Sunday. A police man on duty was also abducted. The number of the gunmen could not be ascertained. With the policemen refusing to give details, a resident nearby known as Akeem Lateef, said the missing policeman had...

Tourist Terror Mix-up: American Tourist In Kenya Mistaken For 'White Widow'

5 years ago /
International News 

Kenya offers amends for police harassment of US tourist family over teenage terrorist mix-up. An American family whose Kenyan holiday was ruined when a policeman mistook their 15-year-old daughter for an international terrorist has been offered an all-expenses-paid trip as compensation. A statement from the Kenyan government said the teenage holidaymaker was...

 

15 Dead, And Several Injured At Synagogue Church, Lagos

5 years ago /
Nation 

Disaster struck yesterday at the headquarters of the popular pastor TB Joshua’s Synagogue of All Nation Church in Ikotun, a Lagos suburb when a six-storey building under re-construction in the premises collapsed at about 1pm, killing 15 members. Located behind the main structure, the collapsed building was identified as the Guest...

Boko Haram: Nigeria Deploys Additional 500 Troops To Adamawa, Borno

5 years ago /
Security 

The non-Muslim residents of two Bura villages in Hawul Local government have been ordered by the Boko Haram insurgents to convert to Islam within 24hours and they promised to return if their ultimatum was not met and killed 2 retired army officers and an ex-policeman. According to reports, "There is widespread...

Policemen Attempted To Shoot NSCDC Commandant General - Emma Okeh

5 years ago /
Security 

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, on Friday, alleged that a policeman attempted to shoot its Commandant-General, Dr. Ade Abolurin and other security officers and officials from the Attorney-General office while on inspection tour of items seized from oil pipeline vandals at Ikorodu, Lagos.

Ferguson Unrest: New Clashes As Obama Urges Calm

5 years ago /
International News 

U.S police say they have arrested 31 people during another night of angry protests in the town of Ferguson in the state of Missouri.    

National Guard Sent To Ferguson, Missouri As Protests Escalate

5 years ago /
International News 

The US state of Missouri is sending the National Guard to the town of Ferguson as protests escalate over the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown

Nasarawa Police Command Arrest 22 Over Impeachment Protest

5 years ago /
Politics  Security 

The Nasarawa State Police command have arrest of 22 people who allegedly turned a peaceful protest over the impeachment notice served on the state governor, Tanko Al-Makura, into a violent one.

Moscow Court Finds Five Men Guilty For Murder Of Journalist, Anna Politkovskaya, In 2006

5 years ago /
International News 

A court in Moscow has found five men guilty of the murder of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya in 2006.

Policeman Shot Dead In Venezuela Protest

5 years ago /
International News 

A policeman has been shot dead in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, after security forces broke up protest camps. 

Three Americans killed in attack in Afghanistan

5 years ago /
International News 

Three Americans were killed on Thursday when a security guard opened fire at a Kabul hospital funded by a U.S Christian charity, in the latest of a spate of attacks on foreign civilians in Afghanistan.  

 

Hong Kong and Philippines settle spat over 2010 bus tragedy

5 years ago /
International News 

Hong Kong on Wednesday scrapped travel sanctions against the Philippines after Manila offered an apology and compensation for a hostage tragedy almost four years ago, settling a lengthy diplomatic spat between the two.  

 

Bomb blast kills senior Egyptian officer in Cairo

5 years ago /

A senior Egyptian police officer has been reported killed by a bomb blast in the capital, Cairo.

Afghan police shoots two Associated Press reporters

5 years ago /
International News 

An Afghan policeman shot two foreign journalists working for the Associated Press in eastern Afghanistan on Friday killing one and wounding the other.

Police corporal kills wife, five others and self in Abeokuta

5 years ago /
Nation 

Tragedy struck on Thursday at Akingbala area of Eleweran, Abeokuta, Ogun State when a police corporal, Sunkanmi Ogunbiyi went berserk and shot dead his wife Corporal Oluwatosin Faremi, a commercial motorcyclist and five other members of a family, killing himself.

Scores killed in Iraq ahead of Shi'ite Holy Day

5 years ago /
International News 

Al Qaeda-linked Sunni Muslim militants have intensified attacks on the security forces, civilians and anyone seen as supporting the Shi'ite-led government in Baghdad, tipping Iraq back into its deadliest levels of violence in five years.

NIGERIA:" WE WILL MAKE THE PENALTY FOR SEX OFFENCES AS STIFF AS POSSIBLE" - SENATE

6 years ago /
Nation 

The media has been awash with news of heinous sexual offences lately, forcing the Nigerian Senate to spring into action.

ANAMBRA ELECTIONS: DISENFRANCHISED WOMEN PROTEST IN AWKA

6 years ago /
Politics 

Following the numerous complaints that have trailed the Anambra state governorship elections and the very many faults attributed to the electoral body, INEC, disenfranchised women took to the streets in Awka to protest their inability to participate in the electoral process.