Popular Nollywood costumier Lizzy Ogbodo has died this morning in Enugu. Lizzy who has been treating typhoid and malaria for some time now was found lying lifeless on the staircase to her apartment by her neighbour after she collapsed. She is survived by three grown kids.
Saturday, June 7, 2014
Photo: Assistant head of the Donetsk People's Republic and deputy of City Council Maxim Petruhin shot
The Bangladeshi Foreign Ministry said the crew of the hijacked MV Albedo was flown to Nairobi by a special aircraft of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. The MV Albedo with 23 crew on board was hijacked on November 26, 2010, in Somali waters. "All seven Bangladeshi nationals are in good health and would be staying at a local hotel in Nairobi where they will be provided with food, medicine and clothing," said the ministry. It did not mention the other crew members, who are from Pakistan, Iran and Sri Lanka.
At least 30 killed in east Democratic Republic of Congo inter-ethnic conflict - official says.
At least 30 people, including women and children, have been killed overnight in inter-ethnic fighting in the province of South Kivu in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo - local sources said on Saturday.
A town councillor said "eight women, 14 women, 10 children and a soldier" were killed in the fighting in South Kivu's Mutarule village. According to AFP, the victims of the attack were people of the tribe bafuliru. Jean-Julien Miruho, Interior Minister of South Kivu province, said that an armed attack is brobably an act of revenge for the kidnapping of cattle.
The victims had been shot, stabbed or burned inside their homes. Some of the bodies lay inside a village church, according to a Reuters cameraman on the scene.
We've heard rumours of her death several times before but unfortunately now it's for real. Former Director General of NAFDAC and former Minister of Information Prof. Dora Akunyili has died. She died in the Indian hospital where she was taken fully to on May 11 to get medical treatment after her health deteriorated.
Various reliable sources have confirmed her passing. She was only 59.