crimes

Sons of murdered Saudi journalist Khashoggi say ‘forgive’ killers

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi – a royal family insider turned critic – was killed and dismembered at the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul in October 2018 The sons of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi said Friday they “forgive” the killers of their father, an announcement analysts said effectively grants clemency to five convicted people on death row. Khashoggi — a royal ...

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17-year-old Wife Admits Murdering Husband In Bauchi

Hassan, who hails from Itas Gadau Local Government Area of Bauchi, admitted stabbing her husband, Mohammed Mustapha, to death with a knife for attempting to have sex with her without her consent. Salma Hassan, a 17-year-old wife, has been paraded by the Bauchi State Police Command for stabbing her husband to death. Hassan, who hails from Itas Gadau Local Government ...

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Family Accuses DPO of Shooting Policeman Dead

On getting to the mortuary, the mother of three observed bullet wounds on Onalaja’s chest, adding that marks of torture were also observed on his body because his uniform was torn. The family of Sergeant Onajide Onalaja has accused the Divisional Police Officer of the Ilemba Hausa Division, Yahaya Adesina, of shooting Onalaja dead in the Ilemba Hausa area of ...

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Fear Grips Oyo Residents Over Incessant Kidnapping By Hoodlums

Residents of the area in a letter to the Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, on Sunday, said agricultural produce was now on lower rate as farmers no longer feel secure going to farms. There is tension in the Ibarapa area of Oyo State over rising cases of kidnapping and robbery cases. A resident, who spoke with SaharaReporters, said about 15 ...

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Afghan hospital attackers ‘came to kill mothers’: MSF

Two newborn babies who lost their mothers in an attack on a maternity ward in the Afghanistan capital Kabul Gunmen who stormed a hospital in the Afghan capital this week had come to “kill the mothers” at the maternity ward, medical charity Doctors Without Borders has said. At least 24 people were killed — including newborns, mothers and nurses — ...

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Police Confirm Arrest Of Wanted Councillor For Cattle Rustling

Spokesperson for the police in Adamawa, DSP Suleiman Nguroje, confirmed the arrest to SaharaReporters on Thursday. Makana Enan Ngari, a councillor in Adamawa State declared wanted for cattle rustling, has been arrested. Spokesperson for the police in Adamawa, DSP Suleiman Nguroje, confirmed the arrest to SaharaReporters on Thursday. He said, “The Adamawa State Police Command wishes to inform members of ...

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Nigerian Lawmakers Move To Cancel Chinese Loans Over Alleged Fraudulent Terms

Records from Nigeria’s Debt Management Office (DMO) revealed that the People’s Republic of China emerged Nigeria’s major creditor under the bilateral deals with $2.3 billion out of $3.3 billion. The House of Representatives has resolved to set up an investigative committee to look into all extant China/Nigeria loan agreements since 2000, to ascertain their viability, regularise and renegotiate them. This ...

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