Wednesday, July 13, 2016

7-year-old boy detained for over month for accidentally killing someone, regains freedom

Chibuike Miracle Oramalu was released this evening in Enugu State, Punchng reports. The primary two pupil has been detained since May 30, after accidentally firing a gun, which killed a 12-year-old boy, Oluebube Boniface, in the Independence Layout area of Enugu.

Police arrest 11 suspected kidnappers of Sierra Leonean envoy in Nigeria

Deputy High Commissioner of Sierra Leone to Nigeria, Maj-Gen. Alfred Claude-Nelson was kidnapped on June 30 along Kaduna-Abuja Road and freed on July 5. While parading suspects, the Force spokesman, DCP. Don Awunah, said that they're arrested through coordinated police operation.

We have no fraud information on Buhari’s wife – US

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja
The United States government says it has no information on the alleged crimes committed by President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Aisha.

The acting Public Affairs Officer, US Consulate General, Lagos, Frank Sellin, said this in an email sent to our correspondent on Tuesday.

Sellin said this in response to an enquiry made by our correspondent regarding allegations that the President’s wife was wanted in the US and was avoiding travelling to the country.