Bomb explodes at New York’s Port Authority

Bomb explodes at New York’s Port Authority

There are reports of a possible terror attack in New York City, after an explosion was felt Monday morning in a Subway station near Times Square. Commuters said they felt a blast in the Subway tunnels underneath the Port Authority Bus Terminal around 6:30am. The bus terminal is a major transit hub for people commuting […] ...
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UN seeks urgent resettlement of 1,300 refugees stranded in Libya

UN seeks urgent resettlement of 1,300 refugees stranded in Libya

The United Nations urgently appealed Monday for countries to take in 1,300 “extremely vulnerable” refugees stranded in Libya, following revelations of horrific abuse of migrants in the country. The UN refugee agency said there was a dire need for 1...
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Truck kills one, injures another in Ogun

Truck kills one, injures another in Ogun

An early morning road crash in Ota, Ogun State, on Monday left one person dead and another injured the Federal Road Safety Corps has said. The Ogun Sector Commander of the corps, Mr Clement Oladele, who confirmed the accident to the News Agency of Nigeria in ...
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Ex-Sports Minister, Damishi Sango, others regain freedom

Friday Olokor, Jos A former Minister of Sports and the Plateau State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Damishi Sango, and others kidnapped with him have regained freedom. One of the PDP elders in Plateau State, Chief Emmanuel Mangni, was also kidnapped...
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Libyan traffickers used migrants to test weapons –Returnee

Libyan traffickers used migrants to test weapons –Returnee

Alexander Okere, Benin MORE victims of forced slavery, who were recently repatriated to Nigeria from Libya, have narrated their ordeal in the hands of human traffickers in the north African country. One of them, who gave his name as Lucky Akoluche, said the tr...
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Lagos Baale crushes wife to death with Jeep

Lagos Baale crushes wife to death with Jeep

Afeez Hanafi A traditional ruler in Ise Town, Ibeju Lekki, Lagos State, Taibu Ogunbanjo, is currently cooling his heels in police custody for allegedly crushing his wife to death. The baale runs a block-moulding factory at Folu, a community in Ibeju Lekki. PUN...
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Rights activist arrested for allegedly abusing 11-year-old girl

Rights activist arrested for allegedly abusing 11-year-old girl

Samson Folarin The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a girl rights activist, Mrs. Adaobi Onyejike-Ananaba, for allegedly abusing an 11-year-old girl, Ekpere Ezewane. PUNCH Metro learnt that Onyejike-Ananaba, who was related to the victim, took her from h...
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Police rescue three stolen babies, arrest six suspects

Police rescue three stolen babies, arrest six suspects

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri The Imo State Police Command has arrested a six-woman-child-trafficking syndicate, which allegedly specialised in stealing children from churches and selling them to buyers. Parading the suspects on Sunday, the Police Public Relations...
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Woman allegedly killed by banker husband buried

Samson Folarin Tears flowed on Saturday on Alhaji Ganiu Street, Bako Estate, in the Ketu area of Lagos State, as 28-year-old Maureen Adejo, who was allegedly beaten to death by her husband, Olaoluwa Adejo, was buried. Present at the burial were friends and fam...
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Nigerian boy, Timothy Adeoye, eight others declared missing in London

Nigerian boy, Timothy Adeoye, eight others declared missing in London

A worrying number of children have disappeared from a north London borough, reports say. In the last few weeks, at least nine children between 13 and 17 have gone missing from the Enfield area. Police say that while some of the kids could be missing together, ...
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