LADY RAPED TO DEATH IN IBADAN

The rape victim was identified as Grace Oshiagwu. The incident happened at Idi-ori Area Shasha off Expressway today. According to information gathered, there were machete cuts on her head. While confirming the story, the State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Gbenga Fadeyi, he said the victim was raped and killed by unknown assailant(s). “Investigation has commenced…

LANDLORD SHOOTS AND KILLS TENANT FOR REFUSING TO VACATE APARTMENT

A tenant was on Sunday shot dead by his landlord in Ghana for refusing to vacate the apartment after he was given quit notice some months ago, Ghanaweb, a Ghanaian online news agency, reported on Monday. The landlord, Victor Stephen Nana Kankam, according to police, shot budding musician, Spark Benjamin, at the residence in Spot…

62-YEAR-OLD DOCTOR DELAYED RETIREMENT TO HELP TREAT COVID-19 DIES

A New York doctor, James Mahoney, has died of coronavirus after halting his retirement to actively participate in treating COVID-19 patients at his hospital. According to report by Fox News, Mahoney worked tirelessly as a pulmonary and critical care physician at University Hospital of Brooklyn during the day and Kings County Hospital Center at night.…

WIFE CHOPS OFF HER HUSBAND MANHOOD FOR DATING HER BEST FRIEND

A 33-year-old woman in Nasarawa state, Janet Ekpe, has killed her husband of eight years, Sunday Ekpe, after she discovered he was allegedly having an affair with her best friend, Hellen, in Zumbagwe community in Karu local government area of the state. The Nation reports that Janet and Sunday had two children and seemed to…

GENERAL BURATAI BURIES HIS MOTHER TODAY

After losing his father in 2018, Buratai has also lost his mother. The mom, Kakah Hajja died on Tuesday in Maiduguri. She will be buried this morning in the city. Buratai lost his father, Alhaji Yusuf Buratai, on 9 February 2018. The senior Buratai was an ex-serviceman. He took part in the World War II, by joining…

FELA KUTI’S LEGENDARY DRUMMER TONY ALLEN DIES IN FRANCE

Tony Allen, a pioneer of Afrobeat music and drummer of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, has died aged 79. He died on Thursday in Paris, France, where he lived for many years, his manager, Eric Trosset, announced. “We don’t know the exact cause of death. “He was in great shape, it was quite sudden. I spoke to him…

FORMER BORNO GOVERNOR, MOHAMMED GONI, IS DEAD

The first civilian governor of Borno State, Alhaji Mohammed Goni, has died at the age of 78. A family source, who confirmed the death to SaharaReporters, said the former governor died on Wednesday evening from an undisclosed illness. In 1979, Goni was elected as the first civilian governor of the former Borno State on the…

CANADIAN ACTRESS AND ACTIVIST SHIRLEY DOUGLAS DIES AT AGE 86

Shirley Douglas, the impassioned Canadian activist and veteran actress who was mother to actor Kiefer Sutherland and daughter of Canada medicare founder Tommy Douglas, died Sunday. She was 86. Sutherland announced his mother's death on Twitter, saying she succumbed to complications surrounding pneumonia. He said it was not related COVID-19. Shirley Douglas poses with her…

LIBYAN REVOLUTION PREMIER JIBRIL DIES FROM CORONAVIRUS

Mahmoud Jibril, who abandoned Muammar Gaddafi to become Libya’s rebel prime minister during the 2011 revolution, died on Sunday after contracting the novel coronavirus, an aide and his party said. Jibril was interim leader until the country held its first free elections in four decades in 2012, following the toppling of Gaddafi the year before.…

CORPS MEMBER DIES IN SLEEP IN AKWA IBOM ORIENTATION CAMP

A corps member serving in Akwa Ibom state reportedly died in her sleep at the NYSC Orientation Camp in Ikot Itie Udung, on Sunday March 15. Mrs Queen Uba Eziuche, a Batch B member with call up number: NYSC/ISU/2020/0562, reportedly went to sleep after the regular morning exercise and she didn’t wake up. The state NYSC coordinator, Mr…

SENATE PRESIDENT VISITS GOVERNOR BELLO OVER DEATH OF HIS MOTHER

Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, yesterday paid a condolence visit to Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello over the demise of his mother, Hajia Hauwa Bello, who died on Sunday after a brief illness at the age of 101. According to statement by the chief press secretary to Governor Bello, Onogwu Mohammed, Senator Lawan was at Okene,…

MAN COMMITS SUICIDE IN ANAMBRA AFTER QUARREL WITH HIS WIFE

A man in Anambra state has committed suicide over a disagreement with his wife. The man, simply identified as Samuel Nweke, hung himself over a disagreement with his wife, leaving behind a suicide note. A statement issued by Haruna Mohammed, spokesperson for Anambra State Police Command, which was made available to newsmen in Awka, said…

MAN DIES DURING SEXUAL INTERCOURSE IN ONITSHA HOTEL

A 40-year-old man identified as Paul (surname withheld) reportedly died during a sex romp at a hotel on Awka Road, Inland town, Onitsha, Anambra State. It was gathered that the man allegedly ingested sex-enhancing drugs before engaging the lady in the hotel before his sudden collapse and death. The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO),…