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June, 2018

  • 24 June

    21 Arrested Over Killing In Lagos

    The police in Lagos have arrested 21 persons over the killing of a man at Alapere-Ketu, following a clash by two cult groups. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Alapere Police Division had raided some cultists’ hideouts and made arrests on Kazeem, Aminu and Akampson Streets in Alapere. …

  • 21 June

    Court Outlaws Eating Dog Meat

    A South Korean court has outlawed the killing of dogs for meat, in a landmark ruling that animal rights activists said Thursday could pave the way to making eating canines illegal. The meat has long been a part of South Korean cuisine, with about one million dogs believed to be …

  • 8 June

    Man Sentenced To Death For Killing Girlfriend’s Son

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    A US man was sentenced to death on Thursday for the torture killing of his girlfriend’s eight-year-old son, who was beaten, starved and forced to sleep in a closet until his death in 2013. The boy’s mother, Pearl Sinthia Fernandez, was sentenced to life in prison for her role in …

  • 3 June

    Seven Die In Fresh Benue Attack

    Seven people have died in a fresh attack in Benue state. The killings, which occurred in the Kwande Local Government Council area of the state, was allegedly perpetrated by herdsmen. Terdoo Kenti, chairman of the council, said six others were also injured in the attack. He said attackers also abducted …

May, 2018

  • 24 May

    Onyema, Dabiri-Erewa Summoned Over Killing Of Nigerians In South Africa

    The House of Representatives on Wednesday summoned the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, over the renewed extrajudicial killings of Nigerians in South Africa. President Muhammadu Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on Diaspora Matters, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, was also summoned to brief lawmakers on the actions the Federal Government had taken so …

  • 7 May

    Police Comb Birnin Gwari For Killers Of 45 Persons

    The Nigeria Police say they have deployed three additional mobile police units in their effort to fish out the killers of 45 persons in Birnin Gwari village of Kaduna state, on Saturday. The carnage was believed to have been carried out by bandits from Zamfara state, who also set fire …

April, 2018

  • 28 April

    Army Arrests Mastermind Of Benue Killings

    The Nigerian Army has arrested a suspected Boko Haram member said to have been the mastermind of “most of the recent attacks in Benue State.” He was identified as Aminu Yaminu, a.k.a Tashaku. Tashaku was arrested by combined troops of 707 Special Forces Brigade, the Police and the Department of …

  • 25 April

    Israeli Policeman Jailed For Killing Teenage Palestinian

    An Israeli policeman has been sentenced to jail for nine months on Wednesday for killing a Palestinian teenager in 2014, an incident documented by video footage. The sentence was handed down after policeman Ben Deri, 24, was found guilty of negligent homicide and also ordered to pay 50,000 shekels ($14,000) …

  • 23 April

    Four South African Policemen Docked For Alleged Killing Of Nigerians

    Four officers of the South African police have been arraigned over the alleged maltreatment and killing of Nigerians living in the country, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Diaspora Affairs has said. She said this through her verified Twitter handle, @abikedabiri, in response to some twitter …

  • 11 April

    Danish Charged To Court For Killing Wife, Daughter

    An Danish man, Peter Nielsen who allegedly killed his wife and daughter in Lagos, has been charged to court for murder. Chike Oti, spokesman of the Lagos State Police Command, in a statement on Wednesday said Nielsen has been charged to court for allegedly killing his Nigerian wife Zainab Nielson ‘Alizee’ …

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