Day: February 1, 2018

A man killed his two young daughters while the girls’ mother listened on the phone and heard the gunshots and her children’s screams. After the shooting, he went to a bar with his girlfriend and was arrested shortly afterward at a tattoo parlour where he was getting rose tattoos to remember his dead daughters, court […]

A housewife, Folasade Fatunla, on Thursday told an Ado-Ekiti Customary Court that her husband, Gbenga, beat and stabbed her after she went to cast her vote in the 2015 Ekiti governorship election. Folashade, 32, who made this known when she testified in her divorce petition, said her husband stabbed her in the hand with a […]

Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up in Borno State, shortly after another bomber killed four at a displaced persons’ camp, an emergency services official said on Thursday. The failed mission at Mandarari village, near the town of Konduga in Borno state, and the successful attack just outside the state capital, Maiduguri, both came after […]

The Federal Government on Wednesday insisted that there was no subsidy payment on petrol as it was being done before now. The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, said this while answering questions from State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Adeosun, while responding to question on who pays the differential between the N171 […]

The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Thursday lifted life bans on 28 of the 43 Russians accused of doping at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, meaning some could still compete at this month’s Pyeongchang Games. Sport’s top court ruled there was “insufficient” evidence that the athletes had benefited from a system of state-sponsored doping […]

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