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Six Swiss Police Officers In Court For  Allegedly Torturing Nigerian Man To Death

LAGOS JUNE 13TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Six Swiss Police officers have reportedly appeared in court in connection with the death of a Nigerian man who suffered a fatal heart attack while being restrained during an arrest. The officers were charged with “homicide through negligence” in connection with the death of 39-year-old Mike Ben Peter, a Nigerian in Lausanne, […]

US Musician Arrested In Moscow On Hard Drug Trafficking Charges

LAGOS JUNE 12TH (NEWSRANGERS)-An American musician who has lived in Russia for more than a decade has been arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking, Russian news media reported Saturday. The reports said Michael Travis Leake is suspected of selling mephedrone, whose effects are similar to those of cocaine and MDMA. A Moscow court ordered him […]

Four Killed, Bodies Set Ablaze, Three Abducted As Gunmen  Attack US Convoy In Anambra

  LAGOS MAY 17TH (NEWSRANGERS)-No fewer than    four people were killed Tuesday after a U.S. convoy was attacked in Nigeria. The attackers “murdered two police operatives and two staff of the U.S. consulate and set their bodies and their vehicles ablaze,” Anambra Police Command told CNN. Police spokesman Ikenga Tochukwu told AFP that the gunmen […]

Real Madrid Sails Into Champions League Semi-Final, Chelsea Adrift

LAGOS APRIL 19TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Real Madrid’s pursuit of a 15th European Cup marches on. Chelsea, meanwhile, does not know when it will compete on this elite stage again. Madrid’s 2-0 win at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday completed a 4-0 aggregate victory and saw the Spanish giants advance to the Champions League semifinals for the 11th time […]

36-Years-Old Man Sentenced To 70 Years In Prison For Spitting On Police Officers

LAGOS APRIL 14TH (NEWSRANGERS)-A 36-year-old Texas man was sentenced Wednesday to 70 years in prison after he was found guilty on two counts of harassment of a public servant for spitting at police officers. Larry Pearson was initially arrested in May 2022 on multiple charges, including harassment of a public servant, assault, assault domestic violence […]

Grandma Who Sets Son, Daughter-In-Law, Grandchildren Ablaze Passes On

LAGOS MARCH 29TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The 75-year-old grandmother, Mrs Iforiti Oloro, who set her own son, daughter-in-law, and two grandchildren, ablaze in Ondo state, is dead. Mrs Oloro died at the hospital where she was rushed for treatment after her health condition got deteriorated. The old woman had penultimate weekend set fire on her own son; Victor, […]

Truckers, Importers Raise Alarm Over  Multiple Extortion By ‘Area Boys’ On Lagos Roads

LAGOS FEBRUARY 27TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Truckers and importers have decried multiple extortion experienced in the hands of ‘area boys’ across the roads in Lagos state.  The area boys are to be inflicting hardship on the truck owners and truck drivers by making life and business difficult for them.  Speaking with Daily Sun on the menace, truck owners […]

Without Fuel, Cash, Fed Up Nigerians Head To Polls On Saturday

LAGOS FEBRUARY 23RD (NEWSRANGERS)-In Nigeria last year, 20 million children did not go to school, the currency hit an all-time low, half of adults were under or unemployed, oil production — the lifeblood of the economy — fell to a 40-year low, and gangs of heavily armed bandits had free reign over large swathes of […]

Four More Real Madrid Players Test Positive For Covid-19

LAGOS DECEMBER 17TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Four more Real Madrid players, including Gareth Bale, tested positive for Covid-19 on Thursday, joining Marcelo and Luka Modric, whose positives were announced the day before. “Real Madrid C. F. informs that our players Marco Asensio, Gareth Bale, Andriy Lunin and Rodrygo, and our head assistant coach Davide Ancelotti have tested positive […]

Jesse Jackson Hospitalized After Fall At Howard University

LAGOS NOVEMBER 2ND (NEWSRANGERS)-The Rev. Jesse Jackson was hospitalized on Monday after he fell during a visit to Howard University to advocate on behalf of students protesting campus living conditions. The 80-year-old civil rights leader took a spill and hit his head while entering a building on the Washington, DC, campus, according to his spokesman […]

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