Miss Eteng Odinke Sylvester, a final year student of Community Health of the College of Health Technology (COHTECH) in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, has been arrested by the police after she scalded her colleague with a mixture of hot water and pepper, following a disagreement.
Ethorti Uno suffered second-degree burn on the chest and thigh. He was rushed to Cottage Hospital in Akpet Central.
The incident happened penultimate Friday at Primary Healthcare Centre (PHC) in Abini, Biase Local Government Ar
The Federation of International Football Association, FIFA, has expressed sadness over the death of 30 Manchester United football fans in Calabar, Cross River State.
The fans were electrocuted while watching the Europa League quarter-final game between Manchester United and Anderlecht on Thursday night.
The 30 fans were killed as a result of an electric cable that fell on the viewing centre where they were watching the game.
FIFA, however, wrote on its official twitter handle on Friday, “FIFA is deeply saddened by the deaths of several football fans in Calabar & offer our deepest condolences to family & friends of the victims.”
CALABAR— An attempt by a suspect to disarm a police corporal in Calabar, weekend, ended in the death of the Policeman, while colleagues of the dead policeman also gunned down the suspect. An eye witness who gave his name as Ikechuckwu, told Vanguard that a team of policemen on patrol stopped a taxi in front of 268 Murtala Muhammed highway (8 Miles) and asked two men seated at the back of the taxi to alight but they refused.
Their refusal allegedly prompted the police to use force to bring them out and when one of the men was forced out of the cab, he tried to disarm the policeman which ended in a scuffle between the two and in the process, the gun discharged and killed the policeman on the spot.
According to Ikechuckwu, “the police van blocked the taxi and asked the two men at the back seat to alight but they refused and the police had to force them out and after they alighted, one of them tried to colle