Herdsmen kill 15 people during raid on three communities in Adamawa State

Men suspected to be herdsmen launched attacks on three communities in Adamawa State. The raid took the lives of 15 people and injured three. Among the dead are an elderly couple and their two granddaughters. Survivors of the attack said their village of Bolon in Drmsa Local Government Area and neighbouring Bolki and Bujum villages within Numan Local Government Area were overrun on Wednesday night by heavily-armed men suspected to be Fulani herdsmen. The assailants were said to have pounced on Bolon at about 10pm, shooting sporadically and torching more than 10 thatched houses, forcing surviving residents to flee for their lives. Robinson Filgona, Village Head of Bolon said: "At about 10 pm, some Fulani militants descended on our community, heavily armed and started shooting indiscriminately. Over 100 households in my community are now homeless because their houses have been burnt down. Our foodstuffs have also been burnt to ashes just like that;...

Nigerian lady gives birth to a set of quintuplets after 18 years of marriage 

A 42-year-old Nigerian woman and her husband, Mr and Mrs Okeigbo, welcomed their set of quintuplets 18 years after marriage. The couple got married in 2001 and have not had any child. After many failed attempts, they welcomed their bundles of joy, three boys and two girls, through In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) at the Federal Medical Center, Lokoja, Kogi state. The quintuplets weighed 1.3kg 1.6kg, 1.7kg, 1.8kg and 1.9kg, respectively. Congrats to them!...

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