Six persons have been confirmed dead in a boat accident that occurred on Saturday in a river in Bengaji District of Yabo Local Government Area of Sokoto State. Confirming the deaths in a statement issued to newsmen in Sokoto yesterday, Alhaji Mika’ilu Sabo-Yabo, the Assistant Information Officer of the local
Unidentified gunmen suspected to be sea pirates on Wednesday, attacked two passenger boats and kidnapped three persons along the Ogbia to Brass waterways in Bayelsa. Asinim Butswat, Police Spokesman for Bayelsa Command, confirmed the development on Thursday but said that details were still sketchy, “I am waiting for details.
About 200 people are feared to have drowned after a boat packed with 700 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean.