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Kidnapper shot dead as police rescue victim in Benue

A suspected kidnapper has been shot dead following a gun battle with the police in Benue State.   The state police command, DSP Catherine Anene said a kidnap victim...

8 dead and 20 injured after Taliban attack home of Afghan defence minister in Kabul

The Afghan defence minister’s house in Kabul has been attacked by the Taliban leaving at least eight dead. More than 20 other people were reportedly wounded in the...

Kenyan man shoots wife dead before committing suicide

A 42-year-old man has allegedly killed his wife before committing suicide at their home in Kiambu County, Kenya.    According to a police report on the...

7 dead as okada riders clash over levy in Ogun State

7 people are feared to have died on Tuesday, August 3, after a fight broke out between some Hausa and Yoruba motorcycle riders in Ogun State.   The violence started...

Missing Belarusian activist found dead ‘in possible murder disguised as suicide’

A Belarusian activist has been found dead days after going missing.    Vitaly Shishov, who led a Kiev-based organisation that helps Belarusians fleeing persecution,...

Ex-Ajax star, Jerge Hoefdraad is in critical condition and not dead after being shot in the head at a party

Former Ajax footballer, Jerge Hoefdraad is critically injured in the hospital and not dead as police wrongly reported after he was shot in the head at a party in...

All four people onboard confirmed dead after helicopter crashes

Four people have died after the helicopter they were riding in plummeted from the sky and crashed into a field.   The crash happened on Sunday, August 1, in a remote...

Friends express shock as Abuja chef, Emeka Eloagu, is found dead in his home

Friends and family members of popular Abuja chef, Emeka Eloagu, have been thrown into mourning after he was found dead in his apartment on Sunday, August 1.     While...

Man, woman, and teen, 13, arrested for murder after boy, 5, was found dead in river

Three people, including a 13-year-old, have been arrested after a 5-year-old boy was found dead in a river in Wales, UK.   Logan Williamson was reported missing at...

Female kickboxing head coach found dead in Kwara hotel room

 The Head Coach of Kickboxing Association in Ogun State, Olufunke Ogunsuyi, has died.    Ogunsuyi, popularly called ‘Big Fish’ was found dead in her hotel...