Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Fulani Herdsmen Burn 500 Houses, Kill 4,000 People In Southern Kaduna

Suspected Fulani herdsmen burn over 500 houses, kill over 4,000 people in Southern Kaduna

The Youth Wing of Southern Kaduna People’s Union, has observed with dismay that the unabated alleged Fulani attacks in the area since 2010 have resulted in the burning down of over 500 houses and the killing of over 4,000 people, mostly women and children.

Eight men Arrested In Malaysia Over Scam Activities

Abu Bakar congratulated the Federal Police (Bukit Aman) Commercial Crimes Investigation Department (CCID) which conducted the arrests. — Picture by Saw Siow Feng

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 3 — Police have arrested eight Nigerian nationals and a local in Cyberjaya near here on suspicion of being involved in African Scam activities resulting in losses amounting to more than RM7.2 million.

Soldiers Arrest Boko Haram Kingpin While Trying To Flee Sambisa Forest


On Tuesday 2nd August 2016, at about 8.30am, troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE with assistance of Vigilantes on routine checks, identified and arrested a high profile suspected Boko Haram terrorist, Mohammed Mohammed Zauro at Sabon Gari, Damboa Local Government Area, Borno State.

"No Attacks On Mosques" - Abu Al-Barnawi, New Boko Haram Leader

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamic extremists have a new leader who promises to end attacks on mosques and markets used by Muslims, according to an interview published Wednesday by the Islamic State group.

The group's al-Nabaa newspaper identified Abu Musab al-Barnawi as the new "Wali" of its West Africa Province, a title previously used to describe long-time leader Abubakar Shekau.

The report did not say what Shekau's current status is.

18-Year-Old Missing Girl Beheaded In Delta State

The people of Mbiri kingdom, in Ika North East Local Government Area are now living in fear following the gruesome murder of 18-year-old girl, Miss Faith Ijeamaka, who was beheaded with her breasts and genitals cut off.

It was gathered from the bereaved family that Faith’s body was found mutilated along a farm road in Mbiri, days after she went missing last month.

Landlord Commits Suicide In Ibadan. Leaves Three-page Suicide Note

A 48-year-old landlord on Tuesday hanged himself in Ibadan, leaving behind a three-page suicide note.  The incident happened in Idi-Ose along Akan road in Ona Ara Council Area of the city. The deceased, Popoola Adepoju, was found in his room dangling from a rope tied to a ceiling fan.  Residents of the area said the father of three sent his children on an errand before taking his own life.

US-Backed 'Moderate Rebels' Launched Toxic Gas Attack in Aleppo August 2

Harakat Nour al-Din al-Zenki militans, considered to be "moderate opposition" by Washington, launched a toxic gas attack in the Syrian city of Aleppo on Tuesday killing seven and injuring 23 people, the Russian center for reconciliation said Wednesday.

Aleppo Offensive Reveals 'Tectonic Shift' in Capabilities of Syrian Army

The Syrian Arab Army (SAA), assisted by Russian aircraft and its local allies, has managed to cut off all militant supply routes to the city of Aleppo in a weeks-long offensive that has demonstrated how efficient and potent Damascus-led forces have become, the Lebanese newspaper As Safir asserted.

The media outlet viewed the battle for the Bani Zeid neighborhood as the key in the offensive that was launched in June to prevent radical groups, including al-Nusra Front and Ahrar al-Sham, from smuggling fighters, weapons and supplies in and out of Aleppo, Syria's second largest city.

Argentina’s City of Death: Toxic Weed Killer Causing Cancer, Miscarriages

In the Argentine city of Monte Maíz, miscarriages and cases of cancer are registered 5 times more often than among half the world's population. Meanwhile, its own population is estimated at just 8,500 people. Forty percent of deaths here occur due to lung cancer, and the reason for it is an herbicide called glyphosate.