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Five students of Victory Schools Kaduna got drowned

Five students drown In River Kaduna during excursion

Five students of Victory Schools Kaduna got drowned on Wednesday in River Kaduna. DAILY POST learnt that about 73 students of the school had gone on excursion. They were said to have arrived the Kaduna State Water Board pump station, [...]

October 12, 2017 Incidents
5 killed as kerosene-laden tanker explodes along Abuja-Kaduna expressway

5 killed as kerosene-laden tanker explodes along Abuja-Kaduna expressway

No fewer than five people died yesterday after a fuel tanker exploded at Tafa village along the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway. An eyewitness, who asked not to be named, told journalists in Kaduna that the tanker laden with kerosene was trying to [...]

October 8, 2017 Incidents
Fulani Herdsmen

FULANI HERDSMEN: Crisis looms in Abia community

CRISIS is looming in Ndiolumbe Nvosi Autonomous Community in Isiala Ngwa South Council of Abia between the people and Fulani herdsmen over the refusal of the natives to allow the Fulani herdsmen graze their cattle.   But the Fulani herdsmen [...]

September 23, 2017 Incidents
Okezie kpeazu Fotor

Governor Ikpeazu Declares 3-Day Curfew In Abia

Okezie Ikpeazu, the governor of Abia State, has declared a 3-day curfew in Abia State following tensions arising from the Nigerian Army’s attack on the home of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. In a [...]

September 13, 2017 Incidents
Grandma

Herdsmen took turns to rape me in my farm

A 72-year-old grandmother, Victoria Akinseye, was in tears as she displayed the torn under wears she wore the day suspected herdsmen took turns to rape her on her farm in Ore, Odigbo council area of Ondo State.   Victoria said [...]

August 27, 2017 Incidents
communal clashes plateau

Violence as symptom and effect of leadership failure

THERE is no limit to what our glaring failure of leadership would cause Nigeria.  It may be no more than beating a dead horse to continue to gripe about the country’s want of visionary leaders.   But it is much [...]

August 9, 2017 Incidents
Breaking Resume or resign protest turns sour as police tear gas groups

Breaking: Resume or resign protest turns sour as police tear gas groups

The daily sit-out protest embarked upon by some groups demanding that President Muhammadu Buhari resumes or resigns if incapable of continuing his duties as president has turned sour as one of the protesters got wounded when the Police, Tuesday, shot [...]

August 8, 2017 Incidents
Boko Haram kills 31 fishermen in Borno

Boko Haram kills 31 fishermen in Borno, sends warning to troops in Baga

At least 31 fishermen have been killed by Boko Haram jihadists in two separate attacks on islands in Lake Chad in northeastern Nigeria, fishermen and vigilantes fighting the Islamists told AFP late Monday.   Boko Haram suspect captured by troops [...]

August 8, 2017 Incidents
Catholic Church Bloodbath

Ozubulu Massacre: Drug war spills into Anambra church; 35 killed, scores injured

Ozubulu Massacre: Awka – IT was a bloody Sunday in Anambra State, yesterday, as unidentified gunmen invaded St Philip’s Catholic Church, Amakwa Ozubulu in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of the state, killing no fewer than 35 worshippers and injuring scores [...]

August 7, 2017 Incidents
Jonathan Home Burgled

What policemen stole from my Abuja house- Jonathan

Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has clarified that items stolen from his Gwarimpa Abuja were exaggerated in several media reports.   Jonathan’s home in Abuja He spoke through statement issued by his media side, Mr.Ikexhukwu Eze, Tuesday. The statement reads in full: [...]

August 2, 2017 Incidents
Charly Boy Oputa

Biafra Is Fantasy – Charly Boy, Former Pman President

Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa, popularly known as Charly Boy, His Royal Punkness and Area Fada, is a former president of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN). The singer/songwriter, television presenter and producer has been very vocal on national issues in [...]

July 23, 2017 Incidents
Grace Anyim

Trailer Accident Victim Becomes Benson Idahosa University Best Graduating Student

Grace Anyim, a student of Benson Idahosa University who was kept out of school for 2 years by a trailer accident, has emerged as the best graduating student in her faculty, graduating with a CGPA of 3.92/4.0. Her brother who [...]

July 10, 2017 Incidents
Container crushes father, two sons returning from Redeemed camp

Container crushes father, two sons returning from Redeemed camp

Container crushes father: Tragedy struck in the early hours of Saturday after a container detached from a truck and fell on a commercial bus at Ojota Bus Stop, Lagos, killing five persons. The deceased were identified as the bus driver, [...]

July 9, 2017 Incidents
Zenith Bank Robbery

The Brave Sergeant In The Zenith Bank Robbery Video Is Dead – Police

The robbery attack actually was made in Febuary 2017, and the Brave Policeman In The Zenith Bank Robbery Video is Dead already. Sergeant Chukwudi Iboko, The brave policeman, who was fast and smart enough to gun down one of the [...]

June 10, 2017 Incidents
Soldier Allegedly Attacks A Driver With Cutlass

Soldier Allegedly Attacks A Driver With Cutlass In Benin(VIDEO)

Soldier Allegedly Attacks A Driver With Cutlass: According to the story shared by a Facebook user,the man pictured below(dressed in white top) who claims to be a soldier attacked a driver with a cutlass and destroyed his car for not [...]

June 8, 2017 Incidents
44 Migrants Dead In The Sahara Desert Including Babies, As A Result Of Dehydration

44 Migrants Dead In The Sahara Desert Including Babies, As A Result Of Dehydration

A number of at least 44 migrants including babies have died in the Sahara desert, as a result of dehydration after their car broke down on their way to Libya, an official in Niger said Thursday. Due to what happened [...]

June 2, 2017 Incidents
Three Nigerians Sentenced to Prison for Cyber Fraud Scheme

Three Nigerians Sentenced to Prison for Cyber Fraud Scheme

Three Nigerians were convicted in a U.S. district court this week for carrying out an elaborate fraud scheme that spanned at least 16 years, the Department of Justice announced Thursday. A U.S. attorney at the Southern District of Mississippi court [...]

May 26, 2017 Incidents
Sheikh Yusuf Amzat-Salam

Hoodlums Kill Alfa Abu, Wife And Children In Ijebu-Ode

A 35-year-old Muslim cleric, Sheikh Yusuf Amzat-Salam, also known as Alfa Abu,  his wife, and four children were killed by hoodlums in the early hours of Tuesday in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State. The incident occurred at Atiba area of Odogbolu Local [...]

May 17, 2017 Incidents
Chief Lucky Ayomanor

Political Leader Dies In Delta Police Custody

A former Director of Direct Labour Agency, Chief Lucky Ayomanor has the allegedly died in the custody of the police in Sapele, Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State. It was gathered that Chief Ayomanor was accosted and searched by [...]

April 28, 2017 Incidents
Tompolo

Notorious TOMPOLO Shot Dead In Delta By Police

Officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force, Enerhen Police Divisional Headquarters in a joint patrol with members of SEDCO Community Vigilante on Sunday, April 9 shot dead a notorious armed robber simply identified as Tompolo for allegedly robbing an [...]

April 17, 2017 Incidents
Protesters Stone Governor, Senator Abu Ibrahim, Disrupt APC Rally In Katsina

Protesters Stone Governor, Senator Abu Ibrahim, Disrupt APC Rally In Katsina

Abu Ibrahim, the senator representing Katsina South, and Amiru Tukur, the member representing Bakori/Danja Federal constituency in the House of Representatives narrowly escaped mob action at a political event organized by the Katsina State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) [...]

April 16, 2017 Incidents
phone charger

Man Cheats Death After Being Electrocuted While Sleeping By His Phone Charger

32-year-old Wiley Day from Alabama is a lucky man, he somehow survived after he was electrocuted by his phone charger. He sleeps with his cellphone charging in his bed but on one fateful Wednesday night, things went really bad. The [...]

March 31, 2017 Incidents
Police Rescue Woman In Fresh Lagos Suicide Attempt

Police Rescue Woman In Fresh Lagos Suicide Attempt

The Lagos State Police Command on Friday rescued a woman identified as Taiwo Titilayo Momoh who attempted to jump into the Lagoon from Third Mainland Bridge. The suicide attempt is coming few days after a medical doctor, Allwell Orji jumped [...]

March 24, 2017 Incidents
Petrol Tanker Crushes Undergraduate Student in Osun State

Petrol Tanker Crushes Undergraduate Student in Osun State (Photos)

Petrol Tanker Crushes Undergraduate Student in Osun State – A young man simply identified as Segun ‘Dada' who is said to be a student of the Federal Polytechnic, Ede was on Thursday morning crushed to death by an unidentified fuel [...]

March 24, 2017 Incidents

University Of Nigeria, Nsukka Student Shot Dead Over This Shocking Reason….

University of Nigeria Nsukka campus has Yesterday(22/03/2017) witnessed what turned out to be a sad event. A student was shot dead at Hiltop, a location notorious for criminal activities in the school. The dead student has been identified as Emmanuel [...]

March 23, 2017 Incidents
Another APC Governor Involved In A Ghastly Motor Accident

Another APC Governor Involved In A Ghastly Motor Accident

Governor Samuel Ortom has escaped death after his convoy was involved in an accident. According to the Benue governor was returning from Zaki Biam when a commercial Carina ll Toyota car slammed into his convoy. The incident happened on Tuesday, March [...]

March 22, 2017 Incidents
Dr. Allwell Orji

My son’ll be rescued alive, says mother doctor who jumped into lagoon

Rescue workers, comprising officials of Marine Police, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA and local divers, yesterday, combed the lagoon section at the Third Mainland Bridge in search of the medical doctor, Allwell Orji, who jumped into the lagoon on [...]

March 21, 2017 Incidents
Allwell Orji

Man whose photos are being mistaken for the doctor, Orji Allwell, who jumped into Lagos Lagoon speaks

The Lagos-based doctor who jumped off the famous Third Mainland Bridge in an apparent suicide has been Identified. LASEMA Identified him as Orji Allwell. Allwell Orji is a middle-aged medical doctor and it was said that he stopped his driver [...]

March 21, 2017 Incidents
Former Edo LGA Boss Shot Dead

Former Edo LGA Boss Shot Dead

Reports from Edo State reaching HOPE FOR NIGERIA that immediate Etsako East Local Government boss, Mr. Suleiman Afegbua has been shot dead by unknown gunmen along Benin-Auchi express way. Unconfirmed report has it that one of his companions was kidnapped [...]

March 16, 2017 Incidents
19-Year-Old Model Smashed By A Train After Getting Stuck On Tracks During Photo Shoot

19-Year-Old Model Smashed By A Train After Getting Stuck On Tracks During Photo Shoot (Must See)

A pregnant aspiring model was killed by a freight train after she became stuck between two railroad tracks while posing for a photo shoot. Fredzania Thompson, 19, died on Friday afternoon after being struck near the intersection of Hollister and [...]

March 16, 2017 Incidents
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