Monday 14 June 2021

Bandits Kill 12 In Kuru, Jos. 5 Injured (Graphic Pictures)


Gunmen on Sunday night killed 12 persons in Kuru village of Jos South Local Council of Plateau State.

The attack, which took place at about 10:30pm, also left five others seriously injured.

Chairman of Jos South Local Government, Hon Gideon Dandereng, confirmed the attack to journalists in Jos.

Dandereng condemned the unwarranted attack on peace-loving and hardworking citizens.

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He also called for calm and appealed to security operatives to go after the perpetrators

Several calls to Plateau Police Command spokesman, ASP. Gabriel Ubah, were unanswered.

Anambra Widow Refuses To Drink Water Used In Bathing Her Late Husband

 I Won’t Drink Water Used To Bath My Late Husband, Widow Cries Out

A 34-year-old widow, Mrs Chioma Asomugha from Ubahuekem in Ihiala area of Anambra, has raised alarm that her in-laws were forcing her to drink water used in bathing her late husband’s corpse.Chioma, the widow, confirmed the report in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Awka.

She alleged that the brothers of her late husband, Charles, said she must drink the water to prove that she was not responsible for her husband’s death, but that she would not do that.

Chioma said that she and her late husband lived peacefully in Ojo area of Lagos before his death.“I have four children with my late husband and we lived at Ajangbadi, Ojo area of Lagos before his demise.“The burial is fixed for Monday June 14, but since we came home for the burial, the relatives of my husband forced me out of my matrimonial home.“They insisted that before I will be allowed to come in that I will drink the water used in bathing my late husband’s corpse,” she claimed.