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November, 2019

  • 24 November

    Corpse Of Man With Hands Tied Found In Anambra River

    Osun River

    The police in Anambra have discovered the corpse of a yet-to-be identified man in a river with his hands tied behind his back. Haruna Mohammed, the command’s spokesperson, who confirmed the incident, said the corpse has been deposited in a mortuary. Read Also: Onyema’s Indictment For Fraud In US Not Buhari’s …

September, 2019

  • 18 September

    Rivers Women Protest Killing Of Young Women 

    Women dressed in black attire on Wednesday to protest the killing of of young women in hotels in Rivers State. The women, in their hundreds marched to the Government House in Port Harcourt, calling for an end to the incessant incident.   They also stated that everybody, including prostitutes, deserve the …

  • 10 September

    Man Throws Four-month-old Son Into River

    Osun River

    A man, Mustapha Aliyu, has been arrested for throwing his four months old baby into a river in Uti, in Borgu local government area of Niger state. The Suspect, 20, who was arrested by the Niger state Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), said he took the …

May, 2019

  • 24 May

    14 Corpses Found In River During Cleanup

    A major operation to clean up the trash-clogged rivers in the Kenyan capital has led to the grisly discovery of 14 bodies, most of them babies and children, the local government said Friday. On Friday, cleanup crews found the body of an eight-year-old boy who had been strangled and dumped near the Nairobi River, just days …

  • 20 May

    Teenager Drowns In Kano

    A teenager, Umar Murtala, on Sunday evening drowned in a pond at Gwazaye,  opposite the  Abacha Youth Centre in Gwale LGA of  Kano State. Spokesman for the Kano State Fire Service, Saidu Mohammed, told NAN in Kano  that Murtala, 18, drowned at 5:00p.m. “We received a distress call from one …

  • 4 May

    21 Injured As Boeing 737 With 143 On Board Falls Into River In US

    A Boeing jetliner with 143 people aboard from the US outpost at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, slid off a runway into a shallow river in Jacksonville, Florida, on Friday while attempting to land at a military base, injuring 21 people. There were no reports of fatalities or critical injuries. The Jacksonville …

October, 2018

  • 17 October

    Eight Rescued As Bus Plunges Into River

    Eight persons were Tuesday rescued after a 14-seater Hiace bus plunged into a river in Okogbe-Mbiama end of the East-West Road, Ahoada West Local Government Area of Rivers State. The driver of the bus was said to have lost control, while the bus skidded off a flooded bridge before plunging …

March, 2018

  • 8 March

    Teenager Drowns In Ondo River 

    A teenage boy, Samsodeen Adeniran, has reportedly drown in a river in Lisaluwa area of Ondo town, Ondo West local government area of the state. According to reports, the deceased, 12, left home on Monday with four of his friends to fish in the river shortly after a downpour, but did not …

October, 2017

  • 10 October

    Two NYSC Members Drown In Nasarawa

    The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, in Nasarawa State, has said that two members of the service drowned in a river in Assakio community, Lafia Local Government Area of the state. Hajiya Zainab Isah, the NYSC Coordinator in the state made this disclosure to newsmen in Lafia on Tuesday. Isah said …

July, 2017

  • 20 July

    Bus Plunges Into River, 28 Die

    About 28 people have been killed in India’s northern Himachal, Pradesh, when a bus carrying 35 passengers skidded off the road and rolled down the mountain. The accident took place at Shaneri, near the town of Rampur, about 120 km south of Shimla on Thursday. A top police official said …

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