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No fewer than eight persons were rescued on Tuesday after a 14-seater Hiace bus plunged into a river in the Okogbe-Mbiama end of the East-West Road in the Ahoada West Local Government Area of Rivers State. The driver of the bus was said to have lost control, while the bus skidded off a flooded bridge […]

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has called on the Federal Government to immediately rescue Leah Sharibu from the grips of Boko Haram before it is too late. Atiku said this on his Twitter handle while reacting to the killing of an aid worker, Hauwa Leman by the terrorist organisation. He said, […]

A faction of Boko Haram, the Islamic State West Africa Province, has reportedly executed an aid worker with the International Committee of the Red Cross, Hauwa Liman. TheCable quoted a source close to the insurgents as saying that they murdered Liman following the failure of the government to negotiate the release of the deceased and […]

The family of a former finance minister, Nenadi Usman, has written the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, over what it termed the cold murder of 31-year-old Anita Akapson, the daughter of the former minister. In a petition signed by the lawyer to the family, Kayode Ajulo, the Usmans alleged that the Akapson “was trailed, targeted, […]

A bystander was feared killed by a police stray bullet on Saturday as hoodlums allegedly attacked Governor Aminu Tambuwal’s motorcade in Sokoto. The victim, identified as Imran Ahmad-Alkanci, was on his way home after visiting relations when he was shot. The 22-year-old was trying to board a commercial motorcycle when the bullet hit him. The […]

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