At least four dead in NYC shooting
At least four people died and three were wounded in a shooting at a social club in New York early Saturday, police said. No one has been arrested over the shooting, which took place in Brooklyn
White US ex-cop guilty of murder for shooting black neighbour
A former Texas policewoman was convicted of murder Tuesday for shooting dead a neighbor in his own home in what her lawyer said was a "tragic mistake." The case sparked outrage as it became a flashpoint on police violence and racial bias because Amber Guyger is white, while her victim was black.
Gunmen kill policeman at checkpoint in Ondo
Some unidentified gunmen yesterday shot dead a police inspector, simply identified as Lasisi, on Isua- Ise Akoko Road in Akoko South East Local Government Area of Ondo State.
Nine killed in Ohio shooting, assailant dead
Nine people were killed in a mass shooting early Sunday in Dayton, Ohio, police said, adding that the assailant was shot dead by responding officers. The incident occurred shortly after 1:00 am in the popular bar and nightlife Oregon district of the city, Police Lieutenant Colonel Matt Carper said.
Nigerian imam narrates how he escaped shooting in New Zealand
One of the survivors of the attack on two New Zealand mosques has been identified as Lateef Alabi, an imam with a Nigerian heritage. Fifty people lost their lives when a gunman identified as Brenton Tarrant invaded two mosques in New Zealand city of Christchurch on Friday. Those who sustained injuries are being treated in…
Extremist appears in court charged with New Zealand mosque attack
A right-wing extremist who filmed himself rampaging through two mosques in the quiet New Zealand city of Christchurch killing 49 worshippers appeared in court on a murder charge Saturday. Australian-born 28-year-old Brenton Tarrant appeared in the dock wearing handcuffs and a white prison shirt, sitting impassively as the judge read a single murder charge against…
Dalung identifies states’ poor budget allocations as sports sector’s bane
Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung has called on state governors to change their attitude towards Nigeria’s sport development by making adequate budgetary provisions for the sector. He said the experiences of some sport directors during the 19th National Sports Festival in Abuja was very pathetic as most of them had to travel to Abuja with the…
Update: Nicki Minaj's Dressing Room Took Bullets During Tekashi 6ix9ine's Shooting
According to a new TMZ report, female rapping sensation, Nicki Minaj is lucky that she didn't show up early for the filming of Tekashi 6ix9ine's music video, because the room that got shot up was intended to be her dressing room. It would be recalled that we reported there was a shooting during the filming…
Shooting at toddler's Texas birthday party leaves 4 dead
A dispute between members of two families at a toddler's first birthday party in Texas erupted into gunfire, leaving four men dead and a fifth wounded, police confirmed Sunday. The fight broke out Saturday evening in a house in the small town of Taft, on the Gulf Coast near the city of Corpus Christi, said…
South African police officers to appear in court for allegedly killing Nigerian
The Nigerian Mission in South Africa has announced yesterday that police officers implicated in the alleged murder of a Nigerian, Ibrahim Badmus, would be charged to court soon. Badmus, 25, who was murdered in 2017, was among no fewer than 120 Nigerians, mainly young people, killed in South Africa since February 2016. Nigeria’s Consul-General in…