UK Raises Alarm Over Nigerian Christian Genocide, Lawmaker Dies After Showing COVID-19 Symptoms + D’banj Rape Case Update

Good evening. Here are the top news stories for Thursday, June 18, 2020

UK Raises Alarm Over Genocide On Nigerian Christians

NIGERIA: Nigerian bishop fears

The United Kingdom All-Party Parliamentary Group for International Freedom of Religion or Belief, a group of over 100 British parliamentarians from different political parties and from both Houses of Parliament, has condemned the genocide of Christians in Nigeria.

The group also raised concerns on the escalating inter-communal violence in Nigeria characterized by the farmer-herder conflict, a clash that has claimed the lives of thousands of people and displaced hundreds of thousands more…READ MORE>>>

 

Nigerian Lawmaker Dies After Showing COVID-19 Symptoms

Godwin Akwaji, lawmaker representing Obudu constituency at the Cross River state house of assembly, has died after showing symptoms of COVID-19.

He was said to have died at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) isolation centre around 12:30 pm on Thursday…READ MORE>>>

 

Update On D’banj’s Alleged Rape Case

D'banj and Seyitan

Earlier today on Twitter, Nigerian celebrity, D’banj, and Style Influencer, Seyitan, were trending due to the recent activities concerning the case.

The alleged victim was reportedly in the custody of the police and stayed in a cell overnight. This is how the story went down…READ MORE>>>

 

Nigerian Cultists Clash Over Girl

There was panic and fear on Tuesday, June 16 in Avcilar, Istanbul as Nigerian cultists in the city reportedly clashed. The incident left many people injured with several degrees of injuries.

It was further learnt that the fight between two cult groups, Ayes and Mafians, in the Turkish capital began at a nightclub around 3:30 am. According to DHA report, Police in Istanbul have arrested some Nigerians who were involved in the fight or connected to the incident which centered ‘on a girl.’…READ MORE>>>

 

PDP Postpones Governorship Primaries In Edo

The Peoples Democratic Party has postponed its gubernatorial primaries in Edo State.

The Primaries which was due to take place on Saturday 19th June, was postponed to Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020…READ MORE>>>

 

Mother, Daughter Injured As Flood Causes Partial Collapse Of Building In Lagos

Mother daughter injured

A mother and daughter were injured earlier today at 12, Hassan Adejobi Street, Papa Ashafa, Orile Agege, as a result of flooding at about 6:00 am.

Today’s floods which collapsed a fence on the 6 rooms bungalow boy’s quarters, was also responsible for dislodging occupants of a 10-room bungalow domiciled in the same compound when it was submerged…READ MORE>>>

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