News digest: 8 stories that broke this Wednesday

News digest: 8 stories that broke this Wednesday


The team has gathered the most important news that hit the headlines on Wednesday, October 12. Find all the stories you might have missed below.

1. UPDATE: 13 confirmed dead in Shiites attack (photos)

News digest: 8 stories that broke this Wednesday

Wani dan kungiyar Shia

A number of people have been confirmed dead as some angry youths, on Wednesday, October 12, set ablaze the home of leader of the Shi’a Islamic sect, Mukhtar Sahabi, along Zango road, in Tudun Wada, Kaduna state.

2. N500m Scandal: What Judge was caught doing in DSS custody is totally shameful

An emerging report suggests that one of the seven judges arrested by the Department of State Services (DSS), has admitted to being a part of the controversial N500m bribery scandal.

3. SHOCKING: DSS finds Rolls Royce,15 exotic cars in judge’s house as others confess

Some of the judges wanted by the DSS

When officials of the Department of State Services (DSS) stormed the official residence of one of the seven judges raided recently, they found a fleet of 15 exotic cars including a Rolls Royce.

4. BREAKING: Kidnappers release VP, teacher and students

Emerging reports suggests that the vice principal, a teacher and 2 students of Government Model College at the Igbonla area of Epe have been released from the den of those who kidnapped them.

5. Tension: We are ready to join Boko Haram, ISIS – 501 sacked soldiers speak up

Boko Haram members

There is a growing concern following agitation by some 501 sacked Army recruits who are threatened to join terrorist groups like ISIS or Boko Haram.

6. Alleged fraud: APC chieftain sent to prison

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu state, Chief Benjamin Apugo, has been remanded in prison by the Federal High Court sitting in Umuahia, Abia state over alleged N36 million fraud.

7. Unbelievable! Billionaire Obijackson turns his hometown, Okija, into a modern city

An aerial view of the properties

It is advisable for you to take a break from whatever it is you are doing to read this. Obijackson, a billionaire mogul, entrepreneur like no other and managing director of Nestoil Plc has done something remarkable.  There is no doubt that the world will sing his praises for the next generation.

8. Shameless! Young lady strips, performs sex act in broad daylight (photos)

A young lady who stripped naked and performed a sexual act publicly has got tongues wagging in St Petersburg, Russia.

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