• Suicide bomber shot dead while sneaking into IDPs camp

    Suicide bomber shot dead while sneaking into IDPs camp

    Vigilant soldiers on Sunday shot dead a suspected Boko Haram suicide bomber in Maiduguri after he was spotted trying to sneak into the Bakassi Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs camp.

    Having opened fire on him, one of the two bombs around his body went off.

    A top leader of the Civilian-JTF, Alhaji Dan-Batta, told Premium Times on phone that, “the male suicide bomber was seen loitering around the back perimeter fence of Bakassi camp at about 9 a.m. He was shot down before […]

  • Four Notorious Robbers Shot Dead In Warri, Delta State

    Four Notorious Robbers Shot Dead In Warri, Delta State

    Some rampaging armed robbers in Delta State, South-south part of Nigeria met their waterloo in an awry operation.

    The operatives of Nigerian Police Force in Delta State hit a milestone by routing out a group of assailants who were on a robbery operation in the Niger Delta area that has become a hub for criminals in recent times.

    Four of the robbers were shot dead and displayed for public view at a nearby police post which recorded the presence of some journalists.

    The […]

  • Olu Of Warri’s Nephew Shot Dead By Unknown Gunmen Inside His Car In Houston Texas

    Olu Of Warri’s Nephew Shot Dead By Unknown Gunmen Inside His Car In Houston Texas

    The nephew to the Olu of Warri, Prince Tajirin Emiko, has been shot dead by unknown gunmen in Houston, Texas, United States.

    Tajirin, 23, was found in his car last Monday by detectives from the Houston Police Department, but his death was ruled as a homicide by the coroner’s office investigating the incident.

    The tragedy has thrown the Emiko family into anguish.

    Tajirin’s father, Prince Yemi Emiko, told Punch over the phone on Saturday that the police had commenced investigation into the case.

    He […]

  • 5 suspected militants shot dead in Imo

    5 suspected militants shot dead in Imo

    Five members of the militant Red Scorpion operating in the oil bearing communities of the Awarra/Assa in Ohaji/ Egbema council area of Imo State were reportedly shot dead  yesterday by the Joint Military Task Force which stormed the area at the weekend.

    The task force sneaked into the restive communities  in a tipper, took the militants by surprise, killed five militants on the spot while others reportedly escaped with bullet injuries.

    One of the leaders of the militant group identified as Banga […]

  • Deaf driver shot dead by US police during traffic stop

    Deaf driver shot dead by US police during traffic stop

    Authorities in the southern US state of North Carolina said Monday they are investigating the death of a deaf man who was fatally shot after a trooper tried to pull him over for speeding.

    Daniel Harris, 29, who used sign language to communicate, led trooper Jermaine Saunders on an eight-mile (13-kilometer) chase on Thursday that started on an interstate highway and ended outside his home in Charlotte, local television station WSOC reported.

    The driver exited his vehicle in the neighborhood and an […]

  • Photo of the teacher shot dead by police officer in Nassarawa State during a peaceful protest against salary cut

    Photo of the teacher shot dead by police officer in Nassarawa State during a peaceful protest against salary cut

    Aliyu Abdullahi Umbugadu, was killed on Friday, July 29 in Nassarawa State after a police officer opened fire at civil servants who gathered in front of the state government house to protest against salary cut. Tijjani Sani Ahmed, who shared the photos wrote:

    “RIP ALIYU ABDULLAHI UMBUGADU, He met his untimely death as a result of police gunshots while peacefully protesting against civil servants salary cut yesterday in Lafia. A dedicated, modest and hardworking secondary school teacher. He was an inspector […]

  • Former NFL player Antonio Armstrong and wife shot dead by 16-year-old son

    Former NFL player Antonio Armstrong and wife shot dead by 16-year-old son

    The teenage son of former NFL player and Miami Dolphins linebacker has been charged with murdering his parents at their home in Houston, Texas.

    The 16-year-old was charged as a juvenile andis being questioned by investigators in connection with the deaths of Antonio and Dawn Armstrong, NBC reports.

    Armstrong, 42, who spent a season as a linebacker with the Miami Dolphins, and his wife Dawn were both shot in the early hours of Friday morning. Ms Armstrong died at the scene, while […]

  • Five Police Officers Shot Dead During Protest in United States as Blacks Fight Back (Photos)

    Five Police Officers Shot Dead During Protest in United States as Blacks Fight Back (Photos)

    Following the killing of an unarmed black man by a policeman in America, there has been a reprisal attacks by suspected assailant(s) from the black community.

    Five officers have been killed and at least six more injured in a hail of gunfire during a demonstration organized to protest this week’s police-involved shootings in Minnesota and Louisiana, Dallas police confirm.

    Police Chief David Brown said perhaps up to six snipers ambushed law enforcement, striking 10 officers and a civilian.

    “Working together with rifles, (they) […]

  • Woman Fatally Shoots Two Daughters Before Being Shot Dead by Police

    Woman Fatally Shoots Two Daughters Before Being Shot Dead by Police

    The intervention of the police has saved the lives of two sisters after their own mother turned a gun on them fatally shooting them in an attempt to murder them.

    Police say a Houston-area woman fatally shot her two adult daughters before officers shot and killed her.

    The incident happened about 5 p.m. Friday in front of a home on the fringe of the Houston suburb of Fulshear.

    Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls says a motive was still under investigation, but it […]

  • Newly-wed Neighbor who tried to stop arguing couple is shot dead

    Newly-wed Neighbor who tried to stop arguing couple is shot dead

    A newly wed man in Florida, USA, has been shot dead after trying to intervene in an argument between a man and his wife.

    According to police, a man shot his own wife and neighbor who just wed recently, after he tried to intervene in an argument between the couple.

    Lee County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 47-year-old Placido Moreno-Torres late Saturday following a shooting at his home near Fort Myers.

    Neighbors told investigators they heard Moreno-Torres arguing with his wife around 9:25 p.m.

    According to […]

  • Shocking! Popular Mexican Singer Shot Dead on the Street While Celebrating Birthday (Photos)

    Shocking! Popular Mexican Singer Shot Dead on the Street While Celebrating Birthday (Photos)

    Music fans have been devastated after a popular singer was shot to death on the street while he was in a merry mood.

    Alejandro Fuentes, a popular Mexican singer and a former contestant on Mexico’s version of The Voice TV talent show has been shot dead in Chicago, police say.

    BBC reports that Mr Fuentes, 45, died on Saturday in hospital after the ambush on Thursday night.

    He was a contestant on the singing show in 2011.

    His death comes 10 days after singer […]