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Three Ebola workers in eastern DR Congo have been killed, adding to the toll of people who have died fighting the nearly 16-month-old epidemic, a local UN source said Thursday. A person working for the Congolese health ministry and two drivers were killed overnight Wednesday when an armed group attacked a complex in Biakato, Ituri […]

A middle-aged woman, Eki Ekhator, has been arrested by the Edo State Police Command for allegedly killing her husband by violently grabbing his scrotum and squeezing it till he died. The incident, which happened at the Ukhiri community in the Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of the state, shocked the residents as the man was rushed […]

A small airplane crashed in eastern Canada Wednesday evening causing “numerous fatalities”, police said. Local news channel Global Kingston said the downed aircraft was a single-engine Piper PA-32R, which can carry six people, and had been reported missing. “We are now confirming that there are numerous fatalities in regards to the small downed aircraft located […]

A 22-year-old truck driver, Muraina Taiwo, was on Tuesday denounced before an Osun State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Osogbo for causing the death of six persons with his vehicle. The accused was denounced on two counts of driving without a heavy-duty permit and driving in a manner that caused death on a road. The police […]

A Wuse Zone 6 Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, on Tuesday sentenced 20-year-old Stanley Sunday and his girlfriend, Onyinyechi Ikechukwu, to 20-day imprisonment for selling their two-month-old son for N300,000. They were given an option of paying N3,000 each in lieu of going to jail. The convicts, who are residents of Idu, in Karmo area of […]

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