A 31-year-old man, identified as Gafar Ajibola, has reportedly jumped into a river in Oniyanrin town in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, and drowned, as he tried to escape from policemen during a raid.
According to newsmen, the victim was washing his clothes at the bank of the river, when he heard gunshots from policemen, who were allegedly raiding the community.
It was reported that he jumped into the river out of fear.
The police had entered Oniyanrin community close to Agbeloba in […]
The Boko Haram sect, who abducted over 200 school girls from Chibok two years ago, reportedly want to broker a deal with the Nigerian government. They are offering to release the remaining kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls in return for avoiding execution.
Two of the girls were rescued recently. It is believed that only a third of the abducted girls are still alive. According to a report in The Times, senior members of the terrorist group said:
“We want to surrender because things are getting […]