NDDC boss, Semenitari, coalition protest over killing of lawyer in Lagos

The Coalition of Civil Society in the Niger Delta on Friday protested against the murder of a Port Harcourt-based human rights lawyer, Mr. Ken Atsuwete. Atsuwete was murdered on Monday morning by unknown gunmen around his residence in Aluu community, Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State. The protesters, clad in black attire, who were…

Guber poll: Tension in Ondo

■ Gunmen kill LG boss, as APC holds primary election today FROM BAMIGBOLA GBOLAGUNTE, AKURE THERE is palpable tension in Akure, Ondo State capital, following the assassination of the Chairman, Caretaker Management Committee of Okitipupa Local Government area of the state, Mr Niyi Pirisola barely 24 hours to the governorship primary of the All Progressives…

South Africa records over 18,000 murders in 12 months

Norman Sekhukhune, South African Head of the Police Crime Research, on Friday in Johannesburg told the parliament that the number of murders committed in South Africa between April 2015 and March 2016 rose to 18,673. He described this as an increase of nearly 5 per cent compared to the same period last year, as the…

FLASH| Suspect Involved in Killing of Ken Atsuwete , Arrested

A suspect involved in the assassination of Lawyer Ken Atsuwete has been arrested by the Police in Rivers state after the Security agency launched a swift investigation into the killing of the Lawyer. The suspect is already disclosing information on how the lawyer was killed, as this was revealed by the SARS officer who refused to disclose the name of…

Police arrest killers of rights Lawyer, Ken Atsuwete

A suspected culprit involved in the assassination of the Rights Lawyer, Ken Atsuwete who was murdered in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital has been apprehended. ‎The suspect was arrested as the Police in Rivers state launched a swift investigation into the killing of the Lawyer. A senior operative of the state Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS…

Breaking: Protest in Port Harcourt over murder of lawyer

The civil right activists during the protest Hundreds of human rights activists from Rivers, Bayelsa and Delta states on Friday held a peaceful demonstration at the headquarters of the Rivers State Police Command over the murder of human rights activist and lawyer, Ken Atsuwete. The demonstrators called on the police to act fast and bring…

FLASH | Gunmen kill wives of two pas­tors in Edo

The wives of two pas­tors of two Pentecostal churches in Edo State have been murdered in mys­terious circumstance. It was gathered that Pastor (Mrs.) Obehi Irabor, wife of Pastor Ose Irabor of House of Testimony, a Pentecostal church located along Idu­mebo Road in Ekpoma, Esan West Local Government Area of Edo State, was murdered by…