17-Year-Old Girl Who Got A1 In All Subjects In WAEC Dies

Chisom, a 17-year-old girl who got A’s in the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), has lost her life. It was learnt that Chisom got 7 A1s, and emerged the best student from her school, Graceland college in Enugu last year. She won many awards in her school, and now death has caught short the life of this Young girl. According to a Facebook user, Michael Okoli who shared that sad news on the platform, Chisom died following a sickness which started off as a leg pain, but became severe over the year. The father of the girl who is a Professor, shared a very touching story of how his daughter died on Facebook. According to what he posted, the young girl started complaining of having a pain in the leg and just like every father that desires the best for their child, he decided to fly her to South Africa because he didn’t have trust in the medical system of this country. “At first, they were happy with her recovery rate, but they never knew it was going to end lik


An unidentified Nigerian man has been burnt to death in Rustenburg, South Africa, after his vehicle was ablaze by yet-to-be identified people. 

According to media reports on Sunday, April 22, the country's north west police did not believe the incident was related to violent protests in the area, Vanguard reports. 

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Multiple  reports said that two vehicles were set ablaze in
two separate incidents by a group of unidentified people. 

The police spokesperson, Ofentse Mokgadi, said that no arrest had been made and that investigation was ongoing. South African Broadcasting Corporation said: "We can confirm that in two separate incidents, two vehicles were burnt by unknown suspects. In one of the incidents, a man sustained serious burn wound injuries after being set alight. He later died in hospital. "At this stage a motive is unknown and police are still investigating." 

It was learnt that the killing of the Nigerian came less than 10 days after another Nigerian, 30-year-old ThankGod Okoro, from Ogbaku in the Awgu local government area of Enugu state, was murdered. 

According to records, no fewer than 117 Nigerians have been killed in South Africa since February, 2016.