Daily Archives: September 15, 2020

25-year-old man drowns in Kano

A 25-year-old man drowned while bathing in a river at Zangon Buhari in Bunkere Local Government Area of Kano State on Tuesday, September 15. The Public Relations Officer , Kano State Fire Service, Saidu Mohammed, who made this known in a statement said the incident happened on Tuesday morning. “We received a distress call from…

Soyinka backs Obasanjo, says Nigeria has never been this divided

Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka has backed former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his comment of Nigeria being divided under President Buhari.  In a statement titled “Between ‘Dividers-in-chief’ and Dividers-in-law” and released on Tuesday September 15, Soyinka who noted that he has never been a fan of ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, averred that Nigerians no longer believe that Buhari’s administration understands…

Kidnappers kill DSS operative in Katsina after collecting N5m ransom

Suspected kidnappers killed a 33-year-old operative of the Department of State Services, Sadiq Bindawa, in Katsina State after collecting N5 million ransom from his friends and relatives.It was gathered that late Bindawa was abducted on Saturday, September 12, few hours after he arrived Katsina from Abuja where he worked. According to an eyewitness, the kidnappers were said to…

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang finally signs new three-year contract worth ‘£350,000-per-week’ to stay at Arsenal

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has committed his future to Arsenal by signing a new contract with the north London club.  The 31-year-old Gabonese striker, whose initial deal was due to expire at the end of the season, ended speculation by extending his stay at the Emirates. He signed a three-year contract worth an initial £250,000-a-week but bonuses included…

Pakistani Prime Minister, Imran Khan calls for rapists to be hanged or chemically castrated after a woman was ‘gang-raped at gunpoint in front of her children’

Pakistani Prime Minister, Imran Khan has called for rapists to be hanged or chemically castrated after a woman was reportedly gang-raped at gunpoint in front of her children, last week. Khan made his comments while demanding ‘exemplary sentences’ for the woman’s rapists, saying he would sentence them to be hanged at the site of the attack, but…

“We had an argument and he decided to play God with our lives” – South African burn survivor recalls horrible moment her ex-boyfriend set her ablaze, killing their 25 months old daughter

South African survivor, Thembi Maphanga on Tuesday, September 15, recalled the moment her ex-boyfriend set her and their daughter ablaze and left them to die after a disagreement.  Thembi and her baby’s father had decided to to call it quit after a disagreement. They agreed it was best they part ways so he left the home they had…