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CAR rape victim endured most brutal ordeal – UNICEF


The 12-year-old girl who was allegedly raped by a UN peacekeeper in the Central African Republic “endured a most brutal ordeal”, according to the UN Children’s Fund, while the UN mission said on Monday it was investigating the case. Stopping short of confirming the rape, the Unicef Executive Director Anthony ...

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Police arrest 78-year-old man for raping girl, 11


The police in Lagos have arrested a 78-year-old man, Alhaji Dauda Adebowale, for allegedly raping an 11-year-old girl, Remilekun (pseudonym). The incident was said to have happened in Pen Cinema, in the Agege area of the state. Our correspondent learnt that sometime in June 2015, Remilekun was passing by a ...

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2000 Commercial Sex Workers Displaced In Anambra


Over 2000 commercial sex workers in Anambra state were last weekend rendered homeless and flushed out of business by the Anambra State Urban Development Board (ASUDEB) at the cattle market, Amansea, in Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State. The State Urban Development Board rounded up the place at ...

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PHOTOS: Community Blocks Akure Highway Over Death Of Boy


A traveller @footamb on Twitter has explained how travellers including him have been left stranded on Akure road via Owena by community members who blocked the highway in protest of the death of a young boy. According to him, he gathered that a commercial driver yesterday knocked down a boy ...

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Customs seize N45bn poultry products


THE Nigeria Customs Operation Hawk Descend has seized over N45 billion poultry products smuggled into the country since the launch of the operation in July. This is contained in a statement signed by Customs Public Relations Officer, Mr Wale Adeniyi, at the weekend in Abuja, according to the News Agency ...

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Syria conflict: Marketplace air strikes ‘kill 80’


Syrian activists say at least 80 people have died in government air strikes on a marketplace in the rebel-held town of Douma, near Damascus. Around 200 people were reportedly injured in the attack. Government forces have been regularly attacking Douma and its surrounding areas in recent months with air strikes ...

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Three more women have joined the list of accusers of comedian Bill Cosby, among them is an actress who played a role in bill’s comic show.This traumatic news is coming after Thirty-five (35) women out of 46 raped by Bill Cosby,earlier came out to express their ordeal and took a ...

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Two-year-old boy stolen in Enugu


The police in Enugu have launched an investigation on the disappearance of a two-year-old boy, Chinemere Nkwegu. The incident took place on July 30, 2015 at his parents’ residence in Umumba Ndiagu, in Ezeagu Local Government Area of Enugu State. It was gathered that the baby got missing when his ...

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PHOTOS: Nigerian women turn innocent girls to sex slaves in Dubai


Sometime in 2014, a young beautiful girl, Ms Precious, completed her university education and the National Youth Service Corps programme in Edo State. Precious, as she identified herself while nude in a video, decided to seek better opportunity outside Nigeria. She chose a booming beautiful Arab city, Dubai, as her ...

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Pigeon flying cocaine, cannabis into prison arrested


A pigeon smuggling cocaine and cannabis into a prison in Costa Rica has been apprehended by guards. Sky News reports that the bird was seen landing in the central concourse of the medium security La Reforma jail, in San Rafael de Alajuela, where it was taken into custody. The drugs ...

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Protesters fire ROCKETS at police as violence erupts on the streets of Ecuador over warnings president risks becoming a dictator


Rockets were fired at police as protesters took to the streets of Ecuador in fury at proposals which would allow the country’s president to be re-elected indefinitely. A general strike against President Rafael Correa virtually paralysed the capital Quito, provincial cities and major roads. Violent clashes broke out between protesters ...

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Police kills two robbery suspects in Delta, recovers weapons


The Police authorities in Delta State have shot dead two armed robbery suspects after their gang attacked some victims along Afisere road junction in Ughelli town, near Warri last Saturday. Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Celestina Kalu in a statement on Thursday, said the suspects died from ...

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