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Parents of acid bath victim tell their story

After Vanguard broke the sad story of Comfort Sunday, the reaction from all over the world was unbelievable, but encouraging. For an update Vanguard Metro eventually caught up with her father, the very man accused of bathing Comfort with acid. Mr. Sunday James, a retired Police corporal, now an unemployed security guard in Akwanga, had played hide and seek with Vanguard the first time we attempted to get his side of he story.

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Outrage in Delta over JTF invasion

NOBODY in his normal state of mind would disapprove a fight-back by the Joint Task Force, JTF, in the Niger-Delta after about nine of its soldiers were shot dead and a number of its gunboats destroyed by militants, under the aegis of the Niger-Delta Liberation Force, NDLF, headed by wanted militant leader, “General” John Togo during a fierce gun battle on Wednesday, November 17.

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For victims of Agbor tragic incident, a Florence Nightingale cometh

IT WAS a touching, palpably compelling moment in Ika nation, recently, when a philanthropist, physician, humanist and aspirant into the Ika Federal constituency seat, Dr. Isioma Okobah, who is based in the United States, paid a sympathy visit to the families of the six pupils who lost their lives in the water tank tragic incident in Agbor, Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State.

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Lagosians rue tanker explosion

FOR commuters plying the Lagos Badagry expressway, Thursday, December 1, 2010, is a day they will not forget in a hurry. Same applies to those who reside along the expressway, especially the Finiger-Alakija axis of the highway. Aside being trapped in the traffic for several hours, the sight of roasted human corpses, was one that will haunt them for years to come.

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Pain, tears of a fire tragedy

If anybody had prophesied to Lucky Olotu, an indigene of Ekeremor in the Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State that the cold hand of death was lurking to snatch his lovely family, he probably would have dismissed the prediction as another ruse given the healthy state of his pregnant wife, Benita and three- year-old son, Paul.

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