Police have announced a $50,000 reward for any information leading to the arrest of Steve Stephens who shot and killed 74 year old father and Grand father, Robert Godwin, who was just walking home from spending Easter Sunday with his children and grandkids. Stephens who claimed to have killed 13 people prior, due to the bad breakup he had with his girlfriend, live streamed the murder of the old man on Facebook
Five persons including a child were today burnt beyond recognition in an accident that occurred at the National Stadium flyover in Lagos today. According to reports, a commercial bus with passengers went up in flames as it descended from the flyover bridge this evening at about 6.40pm.
Officials of the Lagos state Emergency Managaement Authority LASEMA who arrived the scene after receiving a distress call, say five persons including a child, three women and a man, were burnt beyond recognition. Five others sustained serious burns and have been taken to the hospital.
The Ekiti State Government on Monday announced that rapists and wife beaters now face life sentence.
The Permanent Secretary in the State Ministry of Information, Youth and Sports Development, Kola Ajumobi, said this at a public enlightenment forum in Ado Ekiti, the state capital.
Ajumobi also announced an increase in the maternity leave period for women in its public service from 12 weeks to 16 weeks.
He said that the gesture was approved by the state governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, as part of his display of love and special regard for the womenfolk in the state.
Hundreds of Deeper Life Bible Church worshippers have escaped death when the LAGBUS conveying them from camp to Lagos burst into flames. The chattered LAGUS, conveying worshippers coming from the National Deeper Life Retreat on Sunday, caught fire on Otedola Bridge, Berger area of Lagos.
The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has given a seven-day ultimatum to the former Aviation minister, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode; and Mr. Lere Olayinka, the media aide to Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State, to publicly apologise and pay the sum of N1.25 billion to him (Amaechi) for linking him to the seized Ikoyi N13 billion.
A plane has crashed on top of a lorry unloading outside a branch of Lidl supermarket in Tires, Portugal – killing all four people on board and at least one person on the ground.
At least one house is said to be on fire – as well as other vehicles in the car park – and more than 80 firefighters have rushed to the scene.Daily Mirror reports
Unconfirmed reports said that the person who died on the ground was the driver of the truck who was trapped – while at least four other people are said to have suffered minor injuries and breathing difficulties.
Ugochukwu Udeh, a Corps Member currently serving in Abuja is missing. According to his friends, Ugochukwu is a graduate from the University of Ibadan, hails from Enugu state, and resides in Lugbe, a surburb in Abuja. He left home for church in Wuse yesterday and has since not returned. All efforts to reach him has proved abortive as his phones are switched off. Anyone with useful information should call this number 08038901282.
Charanpal Singh is living proof that disability is not inability. He is a trained mechanic but when he suffered a bout of meningitis in 2003, he ended up blind and hard of hearing. However, he never let his newfound disability affect his passion as a mechanic. To this day, he is still masterfully plying his trade. Singh, fondly known as Palo at his workplace, is the senior mechanic at the Range Rover Owners Club Kenya Garage in Ngara, Nairobi.
Singh says his experience made him realize who his true friends were. Before losing his sight, he owned his own garage in Nairobi. However, he lost everything to people he thought were his friends. Not all friends were bad, however. He got a second chance when his friend Aarif Gani, returned to Kenya from the UK, where he had been based.
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On Saturday, August 24, 2013, 13-year-old Daniel Ohikhena, from Owan, Edo State, stowed from Benin Airport to Lagos in the wheel well of Arik flight W3 544. When the flight landed at the Lagos Airport, security agents and passengers aboard the flight were shocked to see the boy creeping out of one of the wheels of the aircraft.
The security agents and passengers thought he was a ghost until they found that the boy stowed to Lagos. Daniel told journalists then that he thought the flight was go
ing to America as he wanted to travel outside Nigeria.
Benin stowaway boy, Daniel and mother
However, that silly move he made gave him the opportunity of being in school today, after then Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State adopted Daniel and gave him scholarship. Daniel, whose parents are separated, is from a very poor home and confessed that one of the things that motivated him into that dangerous adventure was his dream to be a pilot. He is 16 years old now and in SS 1 in Edo College, Benin-City. On holidays, Sunday Vanguard ran into Daniel, last week, where he was assisting his mother, who is into petty trading, at the Oba market. He is taller now and more mature.