Driver escapes as car catches fire

A Volkswagen Passat car on Tuesday went up in flames on Ojota Bridge, Lagos. According to the Rapid Response Squad Twitter handle, the RRS was on ground and other emergency services were mobilised to the scene of the fire, which occurred in the afternoon. Drivers were urged to drive carefully around the area. READ ALSO: Govt […]

Teenage boy drowns in Kano pond

A 13-year-old boy, Usman Faisal, has drowned while taking his bath in a pond at Gadam Village, in Ungogo Local Government Area of Kano State, officials said. The spokesman of the Kano State Fire Service, Mr. Saidu Mohammed, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria in Kano on Tuesday Mohammed said the incident happened on […]

Man arrested for alleged impersonation

The Police in Ekiti on Tuesday arraigned a 27-year-old man, Hussaini Sunday, at an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court for alleged impersonation as a soldier. The accused, whose house address is not given, is standing trial on a count of impersonation. READ ALSO: Japan’s Princess Takamado makes surprise Russia visit for World Cup The prosecutor, Inspector Caleb Leranmo, […]

Trump insists crime rising in Germany, questioning official data

US President Donald Trump doubled down Tuesday on the false assertion that immigration is driving up crime in Germany, casting doubt on the country’s official crime statistics. READ ALSO: Russia responds to tariffs, introduces import duties on American goods “Crime in Germany is up 10% plus (officials do not want to report these crimes) since migrants […]