Wanted: Police are looking for Dylann Storm Roof, 21, who has been on the run since allegedly shooting dead nine people last night
Thursday, 18 June 2015
Kano state Hisbah Board -an islamic board set up to implement sharia law in the state.
A man has been charged over an attack on a pregnant woman who lost her baby as it emerged last night that she waited more than an hour for an ambulance that never arrived.
Malorie Bantala, 21, who was 32 weeks pregnant, was pushed to the ground by two men in motorbike helmets, who stamped on her 'clearly visible' stomach, according to detectives.
Last night London Ambulance Service issued an apology after it was revealed police had to take Malorie to
hospital themselves after waiting 70 minutes for an ambulance that never arrived.
A 60-year-old man, identified as Yakubu Vong, has allegedly set ablaze an eight-year-old girl (names withheld) at Sabon Layi in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State.
The suspect, who is in police custody in Jos, allegedly set the girl ablaze while urging her to confess her involvement in witchcraft for which she was accused. The suspect was said to have lured the girl to his house where he allegedly forced the girl to confess to being a witch.
China has banned civil servants, students and teachers in its mainly Muslim Xinjiang region from fasting during Ramadan and ordered restaurants to stay open.
Most Muslims are required to fast from dawn to dusk during the holy month, which began on Thursday, but China's ruling Communist party is officially atheist and for years has restricted the practice in Xinjiang, home to the mostly Muslim Uighur minority.
Funmilayo Tijani, a 26-year-old fashion designer, has been arrested by the police for allegedly stabbing her two-year-old son, Emmanuel, to death in Sango Ota area of Ogun State.
Funmilayo, a fashion designer, and her husband, identified simply as John, separated two years ago as a result of a quarrel. Afterwhich, Funmilayo returned to stay in her father’s apartment with her only child.
Owoyeni took the victim to the hospital around December, 2014, where she was reportedly treated and discharged the same day.
It was gathered that Owoyeni, after leaving the hospital, headed to Ogba and dumped her granddaughter beside a parked truck. The child was said to have been seen by a resident, who took her back to the facility.
The captaincy of the former African Footballer of the Year was revoked by Togo manager Tom Saintfiet on the morning of their opening Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Liberia. Despite scoring at the match and helping them win, his captaincy has not been returned. Reacting, Emmanuel Adebayor said he is not sure of his future in the national team and says he may not play in the next match which is in September
Tour operator Thomas Cook has since moved around 60 families from the Anastasia Beach Complex, near Protaras, to another hotel amid fears for the children's safety.
A gunman who opened fire killing nine people in a race-hate crime at an African American church in South Carolina let one woman escape so she could tell the world what happened, according to eyewitnesses.
A five-year-old girl also survived by playing dead after the suspect, a white man in his twenties, stormed a weekly bible study group at the 150-year-old Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal church in Charleston and opened fire on the room.