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Dortmund stand ground with Barca-target Dembele

Borussia Dortmund say they will not negotiate with Barcelona over a price for Ousmane Dembele as the clock keeps ticking in their stand-off with the want-away winger. Dortmund suspended Dembele indefinitely on August 10 when the 20-year-old boycotted trainin
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Dortmund stand ground with Barca-target Dembele

Borussia Dortmund say they will not negotiate with Barcelona over a price for Ousmane Dembele as the clock keeps ticking in their stand-off with the want-away winger. Dortmund suspended Dembele indefinitely on August 10 when the 20-year-old boycotted training in protest after the German club rejected an initial bid from Barcelona. The Spanish giants want […]

500 Level UNILAG student accused of rape granted bail

  A 500-level student of  the University of Lagos, Oluwatobi Emehin, who was  arraigned  for allegedly raping a fellow student, was granted bail on Tuesday by an Ikeja Chief  Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. The 22-year-old Emehin, who is  of the Depa
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500 Level UNILAG student accused of rape granted bail

  A 500-level student of  the University of Lagos, Oluwatobi Emehin, who was  arraigned  for allegedly raping a fellow student, was granted bail on Tuesday by an Ikeja Chief  Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. The 22-year-old Emehin, who is  of the Department of  Systems Engineering, had  pleaded not guilty to a charge of sexual assault. READ […]

FA under pressure over Aluko’s allegations against head coach

English football’s ruling body the Football Association on Tuesday came under increasing pressure to hold another enquiry over allegations made by women’s football star Eniola Aluko against England head coach Mark Sampson. The FA through an indepe
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FA under pressure over Aluko’s allegations against head coach

English football’s ruling body the Football Association on Tuesday came under increasing pressure to hold another enquiry over allegations made by women’s football star Eniola Aluko against England head coach Mark Sampson. The FA through an independent enquiry cleared Sampson, who recently guided England to the Euro 2017 semi-finals which included a famous win over […]

Increasing use of children as ‘human bombs’ in northeast alarming – UN

The United Nations voiced alarm Tuesday at Boko Haram jihadists’ surging use of children, mainly girls, as human bombs in northeastern Nigeria, describing the practice as an “atrocity”. The Islamists have for several years been using childre
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Increasing use of children as ‘human bombs’ in northeast alarming – UN

The United Nations voiced alarm Tuesday at Boko Haram jihadists’ surging use of children, mainly girls, as human bombs in northeastern Nigeria, describing the practice as an “atrocity”. The Islamists have for several years been using children to attack crowded markets, mosques, and camps for internally displaced people in northeast Nigeria and the broader Lake […]

Sallah: Lagos to sell LAKE Rice from Thursday

The Lagos State Government is set to begin the sales of LAKE Rice in preparation for the forthcoming Eid-El-Kabir celebration. The sales of rice will begin on Thursday, 24 August 2017 in various centres across the state. The Lagos State Commissioner for Agric
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Sallah: Lagos to sell LAKE Rice from Thursday

The Lagos State Government is set to begin the sales of LAKE Rice in preparation for the forthcoming Eid-El-Kabir celebration. The sales of rice will begin on Thursday, 24 August 2017 in various centres across the state. The Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Oluwatoyin Suarau said that the present administration, has since inception, embarked on […]

Former Libya PM kidnapped in Tripoli

Libya’s former prime minister Ali Zeidan has been kidnapped by an armed group in war-torn Tripoli and not been heard from in nine days, family members and friends said Tuesday. Zeidan, who became premier in November 2012, was dismissed by Libya’s
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Former Libya PM kidnapped in Tripoli

Libya’s former prime minister Ali Zeidan has been kidnapped by an armed group in war-torn Tripoli and not been heard from in nine days, family members and friends said Tuesday. Zeidan, who became premier in November 2012, was dismissed by Libya’s parliament in March 2014 amid accusations that public funds had been embezzled. He left […]

Remains found on US warship that collided off Singapore

Divers searching for 10 missing sailors on a US destroyer that collided with a tanker off Singapore have found human remains, a US admiral said Tuesday. The accident off Singapore, which left a gaping gash in the destroyer’s hull, was the second deadly
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Remains found on US warship that collided off Singapore

Divers searching for 10 missing sailors on a US destroyer that collided with a tanker off Singapore have found human remains, a US admiral said Tuesday. The accident off Singapore, which left a gaping gash in the destroyer’s hull, was the second deadly collision in two months involving an American warship. The US Navy has […]

Security guard arraigned for sleeping on duty

A security guard, Daniel Alamudu, was on Tuesday brought before a Grade 1 Area Court in Karu, Nasarawa State for allegedly sleeping on duty. Alamudu, residing at Masaka in Karu, Nasarawa State, was said to be fast asleep when hoodlums broke into the hotel he
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Security guard arraigned for sleeping on duty

A security guard, Daniel Alamudu, was on Tuesday brought before a Grade 1 Area Court in Karu, Nasarawa State for allegedly sleeping on duty. Alamudu, residing at Masaka in Karu, Nasarawa State, was said to be fast asleep when hoodlums broke into the hotel he was guarding and stole some items. He was subsequently, charged […]

How to lower your blood pressure naturally

If you have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, you might be worried about taking medication to bring your numbers down. Lifestyle plays an important role in treating your high blood pressure. If you successfully control your blood pressure with a health
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How to lower your blood pressure naturally

If you have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, you might be worried about taking medication to bring your numbers down. Lifestyle plays an important role in treating your high blood pressure. If you successfully control your blood pressure with a healthy lifestyle, you might avoid, delay or reduce the need for medication. Here are […]

Danjuma invites 30 Falconets ahead clash with Tanzania

Newly –installed Head Coach of Nigeria U20 Women National Team, Falconets, Chris Danjuma on Tuesday rolled out a list of 30 players who have been invited to the team camp in Abuja ahead of next month’s FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup qualifying fixture again
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Danjuma invites 30 Falconets ahead clash with Tanzania

Newly –installed Head Coach of Nigeria U20 Women National Team, Falconets, Chris Danjuma on Tuesday rolled out a list of 30 players who have been invited to the team camp in Abuja ahead of next month’s FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup qualifying fixture against Tanzania. Two –time FIFA World Cup runners –up Falconets will entertain […]

Monaco fans take aim at Mbappe

Monaco’s unsettled striker Kylian Mbappe came under fire on Tuesday from hardcore supporters of the French champions. Ultras Monaco 1994 took to Twitter to claim that the reported Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid target had “proved nothing spec
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Monaco fans take aim at Mbappe

Monaco’s unsettled striker Kylian Mbappe came under fire on Tuesday from hardcore supporters of the French champions. Ultras Monaco 1994 took to Twitter to claim that the reported Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid target had “proved nothing special in his few dozen matches as a professional”. Mbappe was left out of Monaco’s squad for Friday’s […]

Teacher arraigned for allegedly defiling three sisters

A 23-year-old teacher, Ibrahim Idris, on Tuesday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly defiling three teenagers of the same parents. The accused, who teaches Arabic, resides at No. 2, Kelani St., Adealu Bus Stop in Dopemu, near Lag
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Teacher arraigned for allegedly defiling three sisters

A 23-year-old teacher, Ibrahim Idris, on Tuesday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly defiling three teenagers of the same parents. The accused, who teaches Arabic, resides at No. 2, Kelani St., Adealu Bus Stop in Dopemu, near Lagos. He is facing a charge of defilement for the offence. The Prosecutor, Insp. Clifford […]

Suspect admits killings in Finnish stabbing spree

The main suspect in last week’s stabbing attack in Finland admitted Tuesday to killing two people and injuring eight others but denied any intent to murder, his lawyer said. The Turku district court placed Abderrahman Mechkah, an 18-year-old Moroccan ci
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Suspect admits killings in Finnish stabbing spree

The main suspect in last week’s stabbing attack in Finland admitted Tuesday to killing two people and injuring eight others but denied any intent to murder, his lawyer said. The Turku district court placed Abderrahman Mechkah, an 18-year-old Moroccan citizen, in formal custody after he made his statement to the court via video link from […]

Buhari will keep Nigeria one by all means, says aide

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, on Tuesday said President Muhammadu Buhari would do everything possible to keep Nigeria one despite the various agitations in parts of the country. Adesina
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Buhari will keep Nigeria one by all means, says aide

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, on Tuesday said President Muhammadu Buhari would do everything possible to keep Nigeria one despite the various agitations in parts of the country. Adesina said this while receiving members of Coalition of South East Youths for Buhari who marched […]

Domestic violence: court dissolves police officer’s marriage

An Idi-Ogungun Customary Court in Agodi, Ibadan, on Tuesday, dissolved the eight-year marriage of a police officer, Supo Awotidoye, over his alleged brutality against his wife, Iyabo. President of the court, Chief  Mukaila Balogun,  and the court’s assess
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Domestic violence: court dissolves police officer’s marriage

An Idi-Ogungun Customary Court in Agodi, Ibadan, on Tuesday, dissolved the eight-year marriage of a police officer, Supo Awotidoye, over his alleged brutality against his wife, Iyabo. President of the court, Chief  Mukaila Balogun,  and the court’s assessors, Aare Samotu and Ganiyu Alao, in a ruling, upheld the request of Iyabo based on the evidence […]

11-year-old boy rescued from Italy quake rubble

Rescuers on the Italian holiday island of Ischia pulled the last trapped child from rubble Tuesday after a magnitude-4.0 earthquake toppled buildings and left two people dead. Firefighters dug with their bare hands to reach 11-year old Ciro, the last of thre
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11-year-old boy rescued from Italy quake rubble

Rescuers on the Italian holiday island of Ischia pulled the last trapped child from rubble Tuesday after a magnitude-4.0 earthquake toppled buildings and left two people dead. Firefighters dug with their bare hands to reach 11-year old Ciro, the last of three brothers buried in debris when the quake struck. “There was silence for a […]

Rojo boosts Man United with return to training

Argentinian defender Marcos Rojo gave another filip to early Premier League leaders Manchester United by returning to training with the first team on Tuesday. The 27-year-old — a member of the Argentinian side that lost to Germany in the 2014 World Cup
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Rojo boosts Man United with return to training

Argentinian defender Marcos Rojo gave another filip to early Premier League leaders Manchester United by returning to training with the first team on Tuesday. The 27-year-old — a member of the Argentinian side that lost to Germany in the 2014 World Cup final — is recovering from a knee ligament injury suffered last April which […]

Hoffenheim out to make history at Anfield

Hoffenheim head to Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool bidding to make history by overturning a 2-1 deficit in Wednesday’s Champions League second-leg, playoff to become the first German club to win at Anfield. Liverpool looked to have planted one foot in th
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Hoffenheim out to make history at Anfield

Hoffenheim head to Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool bidding to make history by overturning a 2-1 deficit in Wednesday’s Champions League second-leg, playoff to become the first German club to win at Anfield. Liverpool looked to have planted one foot in the group phase after going 2-0 up in last week’s first leg in Germany, only for […]

My wife threatened to set me ablaze, husband tells court

A Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, on Tuesday, dissolved an eight-year marriage between, Akibu Oyewole and his wife, Omolara over threat to life. The President of the court, Mr. Ademola Odunade, in his judgment, awarded custody of the two children to Omolara
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My wife threatened to set me ablaze, husband tells court

A Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, on Tuesday, dissolved an eight-year marriage between, Akibu Oyewole and his wife, Omolara over threat to life. The President of the court, Mr. Ademola Odunade, in his judgment, awarded custody of the two children to Omolara and directed Akibu to pay a monthly feeding allowance of N8,000 for the upkeep […]

Coca-Cola, Pespi, five others agree to limit sugar content of drinks in Singapore

Seven major drinks companies including Coca-Cola and PepsiCo will limit the sugar content of drinks they sell in Singapore, as part of the city-state’s campaign to fight diabetes. Singapore is one of the first countries in Asia to target sugary drinks, brin
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Coca-Cola, Pespi, five others agree to limit sugar content of drinks in Singapore

Seven major drinks companies including Coca-Cola and PepsiCo will limit the sugar content of drinks they sell in Singapore, as part of the city-state’s campaign to fight diabetes. Singapore is one of the first countries in Asia to target sugary drinks, bringing it in line with many Western nations that have sought to mitigate the […]

My Lord, I have two husbands, can I divorce one, woman tells Ibadan court

A middle aged woman married to two husbands in Ibadan has gotten the leave of a Customary Court to divorce one of the husbands. The woman, Modinat Mufutau, on Tuesday told an Idi-Ogungun Customary Court, Agodi in Ibadan how she alternated two husbands in orde
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My Lord, I have two husbands, can I divorce one, woman tells Ibadan court

A middle aged woman married to two husbands in Ibadan has gotten the leave of a Customary Court to divorce one of the husbands. The woman, Modinat Mufutau, on Tuesday told an Idi-Ogungun Customary Court, Agodi in Ibadan how she alternated two husbands in order to satisfy herself and get enough money to take care […]

Treat Nnamdi Kanu with utmost care, Fani-Kayode warns Buhari

A former aviation minister and ardent critic of the Muhammadu Buhari administration, Femi Fani-Kayode, has warned the President to treat IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, with utmost care because he is the reincarnated copy of the trio of Chief Odimegwu Okujwu, Majo
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Treat Nnamdi Kanu with utmost care, Fani-Kayode warns Buhari

A former aviation minister and ardent critic of the Muhammadu Buhari administration, Femi Fani-Kayode, has warned the President to treat IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, with utmost care because he is the reincarnated copy of the trio of Chief Odimegwu Okujwu, Major Kaduna Nzeogwu and Chief Nnamdi Azikwe rolled into one. He also warned that despite […]

PHOTOS: 28-year-old woman begs for husband with placard on the street

A Kenyan woman has taken the search for a husband to new levels after she went around Nairobi carrying a placard advertising for a husband. The woman, 28,  was pictured wearing a wedding gown carrying a placard with the text, “Need for a husband Pris.
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PHOTOS: 28-year-old woman begs for husband with placard on the street

A Kenyan woman has taken the search for a husband to new levels after she went around Nairobi carrying a placard advertising for a husband. The woman, 28,  was pictured wearing a wedding gown carrying a placard with the text, “Need for a husband Pris. Nyambura 28 years. I have a girl child”. Reports speculated […]

42 injured in US train crash

A train crash in the eastern US city of Philadelphia injured 42 people early Tuesday, authorities said. Heather Redfern, a spokeswoman for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, said a high-speed train ran into another one that was statio
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42 injured in US train crash

A train crash in the eastern US city of Philadelphia injured 42 people early Tuesday, authorities said. Heather Redfern, a spokeswoman for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, said a high-speed train ran into another one that was stationary and unoccupied at the 69th Street Terminal in the city’s Upper Darby suburb. “All 42 people on board the train that was moving […]

Man gets electrocuted while attempting to steal cable

Nemesis caught up with a man who tried to steal transformer cable belonging to the  Eko Electricity Distribution Company as he got electrocuted when electricity supply was restored to the equipment. Mr. Godwin Idemudia, EKEDC’s General Manager, Corporate C
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Man gets electrocuted while attempting to steal cable

Nemesis caught up with a man who tried to steal transformer cable belonging to the  Eko Electricity Distribution Company as he got electrocuted when electricity supply was restored to the equipment. Mr. Godwin Idemudia, EKEDC’s General Manager, Corporate Communication, disclosed this to newsmen in Lagos on Tuesday. He said the incident occurred at Balogun Street, Akpongbon […]

Court jails football fan for Hitler salute

An Austrian football fan has been given an 18-month prison sentence for a Hitler salute during a match, falling foul of the country’s tough laws against Nazi glorification. The unemployed 39-year-old from top-flight Rapid Vienna’s “ultraR
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Court jails football fan for Hitler salute

An Austrian football fan has been given an 18-month prison sentence for a Hitler salute during a match, falling foul of the country’s tough laws against Nazi glorification. The unemployed 39-year-old from top-flight Rapid Vienna’s “ultra” wing was spotted performing the banned gesture during a match in August 2016 and sentenced in Vienna on Monday. […]

Buhari, security chiefs meet

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari and the nation’s service chiefs are currently meeting inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting being held at the President’s residence is also being attended by heads of other security ag
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Buhari, security chiefs meet

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari and the nation’s service chiefs are currently meeting inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting being held at the President’s residence is also being attended by heads of other security agencies. It is believed that the meeting will afford the security chiefs opportunity of briefing the President of developments […]

Transgender couple announce plan to marry, adopt

An Indian couple who fell in love after meeting at a gender-reassignment clinic in Mumbai announced Tuesday they were engaged and planning a traditional wedding. Aarav Appukuttan, who was born a woman, met Sukanyeah Krishna, who was born a man, in the waitin
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Transgender couple announce plan to marry, adopt

An Indian couple who fell in love after meeting at a gender-reassignment clinic in Mumbai announced Tuesday they were engaged and planning a traditional wedding. Aarav Appukuttan, who was born a woman, met Sukanyeah Krishna, who was born a man, in the waiting room of the clinic three years ago where both were undergoing surgery […]

OSUSTECH unions urge Akeredolu to review subvention slash

Labour unions in Ondo State University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa, on Tuesday urged Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to reverse the decision slashing the institution’s monthly subvention. The unions made up of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Un
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OSUSTECH unions urge Akeredolu to review subvention slash

Labour unions in Ondo State University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa, on Tuesday urged Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to reverse the decision slashing the institution’s monthly subvention. The unions made up of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, Non-Academic Staff Union and National Association of Academic Technologists made the appeal in a communiqué. The communiqué […]

The President’s morning broadcast

During his thoroughly uninspiring six-minute broadcast on Monday morning, instead of appealing to Nigerians for patience and understanding and also apologising to them for the ineptitude and sheer incompetence that his government has displayed over the last t
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The President’s morning broadcast

During his thoroughly uninspiring six-minute broadcast on Monday morning, instead of appealing to Nigerians for patience and understanding and also apologising to them for the ineptitude and sheer incompetence that his government has displayed over the last two years, President Muhammadu Buhari has returned home after 104 days on his sick bed in the United […]

Grammatical errors that welcomed the President home

In the euphoria that has, since Saturday, greeted the return of President Muhammadu Buhari to Nigeria, many people could not escape committing different types of errors in their comments. While some of the slips can be regarded as ‘normal’ in everyday con
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Grammatical errors that welcomed the President home

In the euphoria that has, since Saturday, greeted the return of President Muhammadu Buhari to Nigeria, many people could not escape committing different types of errors in their comments. While some of the slips can be regarded as ‘normal’ in everyday conversation, especially as people bombarded the social media with emotional outbusts, we are going […]

BREAKING: Buhari holds meeting with service chiefs

President Muhhamadu Buhari is currently holding a meeting with Service Chiefs at his residence in Abuja. According to Channels TV, some of those in attendance are; the Chief of Defence, Maj. Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai
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BREAKING: Buhari holds meeting with service chiefs

President Muhhamadu Buhari is currently holding a meeting with Service Chiefs at his residence in Abuja. According to Channels TV, some of those in attendance are; the Chief of Defence, Maj. Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, Chief of Naval Staff, Rear […]

Why Buhari is good as Nigeria’s President till 2023

The news that President Muhammadu Buhari returned over the weekend gladdened my heart. Even though I do not like Buhari’s governance style and do not believe that he has good leadership skills, it is my wish that Buhari should remain healthy and strong to c
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Why Buhari is good as Nigeria’s President till 2023

The news that President Muhammadu Buhari returned over the weekend gladdened my heart. Even though I do not like Buhari’s governance style and do not believe that he has good leadership skills, it is my wish that Buhari should remain healthy and strong to complete his first term and even win a second term in […]

BREAKING: Truck crushes nine to death in Edo

Alexander Okere, Benin Tragedy has struck at Oka market in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State after a truck driver rammed into a commercial bus killing no fewer than nine persons. It was learnt that the deceased include two children and the bus dr
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BREAKING: Truck crushes nine to death in Edo

Alexander Okere, Benin Tragedy has struck at Oka market in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State after a truck driver rammed into a commercial bus killing no fewer than nine persons. It was learnt that the deceased include two children and the bus driver. It‎ was gathered that the incident occurred on Eguasco Street […]