An Aer Lingus passenger dies after biting another passenger

A woman believed to have been travelling with a man who died mid-flight after biting another passenger has been arrested on suspicion of drugs offences. The 24-year-old man Brazilian man became agitated then unwell during an Aer Lingus flight from Lisbon to Dublin. The pilot was forced to divert flight EI 485 to Cork as… Read More An Aer Lingus passenger dies after biting another passenger

Saudi Arabia detains two pilgrims from Oyo on drug-related offences

Two of the 1,191 pilgrims from Oyo State who performed this year’s Hajj were detained by the Saudi Arabian authorities for a drug-related offence. Alhaji Adeleke AbdulKareem, the Secretary, Oyo State Pilgrims Welfare Board, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ibadan on Monday. Abdulkareem said the affected pilgrims… Read More Saudi Arabia detains two pilgrims from Oyo on drug-related offences

Africa has the highest road accidents in the world- WHO

Some 1.25 million people are killed in traffic accidents around the world each year, with Africa by far the continent with the most dangerous roads, the World Health Organization said in report published Monday. “Road traffic fatalities take an unacceptably high toll, particularly on poor people in poor countries,” WHO chief Margaret Chan said in… Read More Africa has the highest road accidents in the world- WHO

Court sentences man to six months imprisonment for stealing N50,000

An Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun on Monday sentenced one Joshua Sunday, 23, to six months imprisonment after he pleaded guilty to stealing N50,000 from one Olaoye Temitope. The Chief Magistrate, Mrs A.O. Abimbola, however, gave the convict an option to pay N40, 000 as fine. Sunday, who resides at Iyana-Iyesi in Ota, was convicted… Read More Court sentences man to six months imprisonment for stealing N50,000

Boy accidentally kills 3-year-old brother; police charges father with felony

The father of a 3-year-old boy has been jailed and charged with felony child endangerment after his 6-year-old son accidentally shot and killed his younger brother, Chicago police said. The boys were playing “cops and robbers” when the gun went off, according to authorities. It happened while their dad, Michael Santiago, 25, was at work,… Read More Boy accidentally kills 3-year-old brother; police charges father with felony