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“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…

Kidnappers of unemployed graduate demand additional N10 million after family paid undisclosed sum

Unknown gunmen who kidnapped an unemployed graduate in Calabar, Cross River State capital have demanded additional N10 million ransom for his release. It was gathered that the victim, Charles Tommy, a graduate of Engineering graduate from the Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti (ABUAD), Ekiti State, was abducted on September, 1, at about 9:30pm along Goldie by Mount Zion,…

Nigeria is becoming a failed and divided state under President Buhari – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has once again attacked the Buhari-led government, saying that Nigeria is slowly becoming a failed and divided state under this administration. Obasanjo stated this while delivering a speech titled, ‘Moving Nigeria Away from Tipping Over’ at a consultative dialogue attended by various socio-cultural groups including Afenifere, Middle Belt Forum, Northern Elders Forum,…

Governor Ortom asks Military to release 40 suspects arrested after Gana was killed

Governor Samuel Ortom has asked military authorities to release the 40 militias who were arrested after their leader, Terwase Akwaza a.k.a Gana was killed.  The Benue state Governor who said this after a five-hour security meeting at the Government House Makurdi on Friday September 11, also called for the release of some official vehicles purportedly confiscated by the military authorities. Ortom disclosed…

Our stepmother got us arrested and tortured over robbery at our father’s house – MKO Abiola’s children file lawsuit against their stepmother

A N100m lawsuit has been filed against the police by Kassim and Aliyu Abiola, two children of the late Nigerian politician MKO Abiola. Abiola’s children in the lawsuit filed on their behalf by Mike Ozekhome, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), alleged that their stepmother Adebisi Abiola accused them of being involved in the recent robbery incident at their father’s…