• Former IGP, Sir Etim Okon Inyang finally laid to rest in his home village (Photos)

    Former IGP, Sir Etim Okon Inyang finally laid to rest in his home village (Photos)

    Former Inspector General of Police, Sir Etim Okon Inyang, who died on in Lagos Monday September 26th, was laid to rest in his home village of Ikpoto Oro, Akwa Ibom State Saturday November 26th. The funeral had in attendance the state governor, Udom Emmanuel and the IG of Police, Idris Ibrahim.

    Former Inspector General of Police, Sir Etim Okon Inyang, who died on in Lagos Monday September 26th, was laid to rest in his home village of Ikpoto Oro, Akwa Ibom State Saturday November 26th. The funeral had in attendance the […]

  • Antonino Fernandez willed $2m to resident of the Spanish village he grew up in

    Antonino Fernandez willed $2m to resident of the Spanish village he grew up in

    Antonino Fernández, who died aged 98 in August 2016, left £169m in his will to the 80 residents of his birthplace – the small village of Cerezales del Condado in north west Spain. He left £2m in his will to each resident and basically made them millionaires overnight.

    Fernández born into a family made up of 13 children, emigrated to Mexico in 1949, when he was 32. He went on to become the CEO of Grupo Modelo, the brewery company who […]

  • Crowds Gather to Drink Holy Water Seeping From Jesus’ Statue in an Indian Village (Photos+Video)

    Crowds Gather to Drink Holy Water Seeping From Jesus’ Statue in an Indian Village (Photos+Video)

    People were confounded as crowds gathered after a figurine of Jesus Christ began dripping of ‘holy water’.

    Excited pilgrims went out of control as they dragged one another in order to drink from a statue of Jesus Christ seeping ‘holy water’ at an Indian community.

    According to reports, the believers gathered in Kharodi, near Mumbai, to collect fluid flowing off the figurine’s feet as they believe it was holy. When words about the rare occurrence spread, crowd of locals in the […]

  • Boko Haram ‘razes village near Chibok, kills 2 soldiers’

    Boko Haram ‘razes village near Chibok, kills 2 soldiers’

    Boko Haram jihadists killed two soldiers and razed a village adjoining the northeast Nigerian town of Chibok where the group kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls two years ago, residents said Sunday.

    The Nigerian army meanwhile said it had retaken some villages from the Islamist group in the Lake Chad region in operations on Friday and Saturday and “rescued” 85 people, including women and children. It also claimed nearly 40 Islamists were killed in other operations.

    A group of Boko Haram gunmen arrived […]

  • Gunmen kill seven people in Kaduna village attack

    Gunmen kill seven people in Kaduna village attack

    At least seven people have been killed and several others injured following an attack by suspected herdsmen at Kaninkon village in Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna state.

    The latest attack came barely two weeks after gunmen invaded Godogodo village in the same local government, killing over 40 people and burning down houses.

    According to a resident of the area, the gunmen invaded the village on Thursday. They killed the village head and six others.

    The latest attack has ignited tension in neigbouring […]

  • Boko Haram razes village near Chibok

    Boko Haram razes village near Chibok

    Boko Haram has burnt down a village neighbouring the northeast Nigerian town of Chibok where the group kidnapped over 200 schoolgirls two years ago, local residents said Wednesday.

    A group of Boko Haram gunmen invaded Goptari, 10 kilometres from Chibok, late Tuesday and set it on fire after looting food supplies and livestock.

    The attack underscores the continued threat of Boko Haram in Nigeria’s volatile northeast, where the military is still battling for control despite making gains against the insurgents over the […]

  • Edo guber: How we escape death at Ize-Iyamu village – Monitor explains

    Edo guber: How we escape death at Ize-Iyamu village – Monitor explains

    Senior Programme Officer of the CLEEN Foundation, Mrs. Chihozirim Okoro, has narrated how she and her team escaped death in the hands of political thugs at Iguododo village, hometown of Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.

    Mrs. Okoro said thugs in the vicinity saw them recording their activities at the polling units in the village when the attack took place.

    She said their team sped off but the thugs gave them a hot chase until they ran into a patrol team who later gave them […]

  • See the 30-year-old Woman Who Married a 100-year-old Man in Her Village (Photo)

    See the 30-year-old Woman Who Married a 100-year-old Man in Her Village (Photo)

    The whole village gathered to witness the unlikely marriage between a 30-year-old woman and her husband who is 100 years of age.

    A 30-year-old woman has become an instant celebrity in her village after many turned out to witness her marry her lover who is 100 years.

    The woman identified as Rehema Nalubega from Kalisizo in Kibinge sub-county, Bukomansimbi district of Uganda danced and was visibly happy as many came to watch the event.

    Residents of Kalisizo in Kibinge sub-county, Bukomansimbi district danced […]

  • DSS uncovers plots to bomb Computer Village in Lagos, worship centres, parks

    DSS uncovers plots to bomb Computer Village in Lagos, worship centres, parks

    The Department of State Services (DSS) announced yesterday it had uncovered a plot to bomb Nigeria’s largest computer market, the Computer Village in Ikeja, Lagos.

    It named one Chidiebere Onwudiwe, a graduate of Mechanical and Chemical Engineering and local members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as the brains behind the plot.

    Onwudiwe is currently under arrest.

    The DSS said in a statement that the suspect was working with foreign and local members of IPOD to perfect the plot.

    It also claimed to […]

  • ‘Witches’ Banished From a Village After Confessing to Killing 37-year-old Man

    ‘Witches’ Banished From a Village After Confessing to Killing 37-year-old Man

    There was drama recently as three alleged witches were banished from a community for allegedly confessing to killing a 37-year-old man.

    The three escaped being lynched to death as angry friends of the deceased protested. The incident happened in Kpene, a community near Sagnarigu in the Northern Region of Ghana.

    According to reports, the three alleged thieves confessed to killing Muniru Dokurug, 37 who died mysteriously on Saturday after a short illness.

    The youth said they have identified a man and woman in […]

  • Buhari Pictured arriving in a Presidential helicopter, visits his village, Daura Katsina state after signing the budget … more photos

    Buhari Pictured arriving in a Presidential helicopter, visits his village, Daura Katsina state after signing the budget … more photos

    After signing the budget, President Buhari left Abuja for his village Daura, Katsina state. He is pictured arriving in a presidential helicopter. He begins an official visit to the state on Monday May 9th.

    After signing the budget, President Buhari left Abuja for his village Daura, Katsina state. He is pictured arriving in a presidential helicopter. He begins an official visit to the state on Monday May