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Herdsmen strike in Ogun, police arrest three with arms

Ogun State yesterday became the latest in the country to record another attack by herdsmen. Three herders, who attempted to graze their cattle on a farm in Oke Odo, Ketu Local Council Development Area, were confronted by the owner, Ige [...]

December 14, 2017 Incidents

Rail tracks knock off Costain, Jibowu bridges in Lagos

Governor  Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State says the Federal Government has concluded plans to demolish Jibowu and Costain bridges in Lagos. Ambode disclosed this while addressing participants of the Town Hall Meeting on Security Trust Fund in Alausa, Lagos, on [...]

December 14, 2017 Incidents
Port Harcourt records fresh killings

Port Harcourt records fresh killings

There have been renewed killings in parts of Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital. Gunmen struck late Thursday at Alode Community in Eleme Local Government area where two people were killed. One of the victims was a woman identified by [...]

December 2, 2017 Incidents

Woman crushes church member to death while driving and making calls

The operatives of the Lagos State Police command have arrested a woman identified as Obiageli Ezeanowiyi for reportedly killing her church member with her car. It was gathered that the accident occurred while Ezeanowiyi was driving and making a phone [...]

November 29, 2017 Incidents
gas explosion rocks Imo

Four dead, others injured as gas explosion rocks Imo

gas explosion rocks Imo: Four people were on Monday confirmed dead after a gas cylinder exploded at a filling station in Orji, Owerri North local government area of Imo State. According to the police, several other customers who were buying [...]

November 28, 2017 Incidents
Fire razes 2 female hostels at FGC Keffi

Fire razes 2 female hostels at FGC Keffi

Fire razes 2 female hostels at FGC Keffi: Fire has razed down a block of two female hostels at the Federal Government College, Keffi, Nasarawa State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the fire, which started around 7.45 [...]

November 27, 2017 Incidents

Man arrested with seven human heads in Kwara State

The Kwara State Police Command, yesterday paraded a suspected ritualist with seven human heads concealed in a bag. The 25 years old confessed to have exhumed the heads at Muslim cemetery, Igbo Owu, in Ifelodun Local Government Area for ritual [...]

November 24, 2017 Incidents

Properties submerged as flood takes over Cross River Governor’s office [PHOTOS]

Flood has taken over the multi-million naira governor’s office in Calabar, Cross River State. The flood followed the heavy downpour that occurred around 4pm on Thursday and lasted less than two hours. The flood affected central parking lots of the [...]

November 24, 2017 Incidents
Kogi auto crash

AIT staff, wife, three children die in Kogi auto crash

Kogi auto crash: Journalists in Kogi State have been thrown into mourning as they have lost one of their colleagues, Mr Abdullahi Ibrahim who was a reporter with the African Independent Television, AIT. Abdullahi, a senior journalist was said to [...]

November 21, 2017 Incidents
5 confirmed dead after drinking local gin in Imo

5 confirmed dead after drinking local gin in Imo

5 confirmed dead after drinking local gin in Imo: At least five persons, including a 60-year-old woman, have been confirmed dead after the consumption of a local gin sold by one Uwadiegwu Eze, a native of Umunakara community, in the [...]

November 20, 2017 Incidents
Micheal Duda

‘I kidnapped my girlfriend whom I met on Facebook to raise money for wedding’

A 24-year-old man, Micheal Duda, has said he kidnapped his teenage girlfriend identified as Victory Aseguah, with the intention of raising money for their wedding. Micheal was paraded alongside 104 suspects arrested for various crimes ranging from kidnapping, rape, armed [...]

November 17, 2017 Incidents

Many feared killed in Lagos train accident

A train has derailed at the Abbatoir area of Agege, the outskirts of Lagos on Thursday morning. Several death have been recorded, others were seriously injured while many vehicles and propertiy were destroyed.     Confirming the incident, the state’s [...]

November 16, 2017 Incidents
11 shot dead in Plateau

11 shot dead in Plateau

11 shot dead in Plateau: Eleven people were Tuesday night shot dead by gunmen along Rim, Riyom Local Government Area of northern Plateau State. According to the Police Public Relations Office of the Plateau State Police Command, Terna Tyopev, the [...]

November 8, 2017 Incidents

Vigilance group’s stray bullet kills Auchi Poly student during graduation party

It was supposed to be celebration of a successful completion of her academic pursuit, but the celebration turned sour when a graduate of Auchi Polytechnic, Edo State, Miss Uloko Laurenta Apaume, was allegedly shot dead by a member of the Auchi community [...]

November 6, 2017 Incidents
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Snakes kill 250 in Plateau, Gombe

Two hundred and fifty victims of snake bite have died in the last three weeks in Plateau and Gombe States, according to a tally given by three medical centres. The usually preventable deaths followed an acute scarcity of snake anti-venom [...]

November 6, 2017 Incidents

Police arrest man in possession of 9 butchered bodies

Police arrest man in possession of 9 butchered bodies: Japanese police have arrested a 27-year-old man after finding nine dismembered bodies in his apartment. “The suspect, named Takahiro Shiraishi, confessed to cutting up the bodies in a bathroom in his [...]

October 31, 2017 Incidents
Gunmen kidnap nurse in Gombe

Gunmen kidnap nurse in Gombe

Gunmen kidnap nurse in Gombe: Commissioner of Police, Olukolu Tahir Shina, has confirmed the kidnap of a nurse, Ephraim Ajuju, working with a government-owned hospital in Dadin Kowa, Gombe State. The nurse was abducted at his residence Tuesday morning by [...]

October 31, 2017 Incidents
Goat gives birth to human-like creatures in Yobe

Goat gives birth to human-like creatures in Yobe [PHOTOS]

Goat gives birth to human-like creatures: There was confusion at the weekend in Potiskum Local Government Area in Yobe State after a goat gave birth to two creatures, which looked like human. According to the reports making the rounds on social media, [...]

October 30, 2017 Incidents
Nigerian Lady Discovers Her Gateman Of 10years Died In Cotonou 20years Ago

Bizzare reincarnation story: Nigerian Lady Discovers Her Gateman Of 10years Died In Cotonou 20years Ago

So here’s a bizzare reincarnation story shared on Twitter by a Nigerian brand specialist @LatwinsKoncepts. According to her, her gatemen who has been with her for 10 years reportedly died in Cotonou 20 years ago.     According to her, she [...]

October 30, 2017 Incidents
Couple, 3 children suffocate to death from generator fumes

Couple, 3 children suffocate to death from generator fumes

OLEH—RESIDENTS of Umeh community, Isoko South Local Government Area, Delta State, were, weekend, thrown into confusion, as a family of three was suffocated by fumes from a power generating set. It was learned that the deceased, identified as Mr. Jemudia, [...]

October 30, 2017 Incidents
Lovers die mysteriously inside car during love making

Lovers die mysteriously inside car during love making

A mild drama occurred early Sunday in Ogba, Ikeja area of Lagos following the mysterious death of two lovers inside a car. A witness said the man and his alleged mistress, said to be a married woman with kids, were [...]

October 30, 2017 Incidents
man’s hand covered with live bees in Uganda

Man Cries Out For Help After The Man Whose Car He Stole Used Black Magic Voodoo To Inflict His Hand With Bees

This video of a man’s hand covered with live bees in Uganda has gone viral online and it is trending for obvious reasons. It was reported that the man stole a car so the owner of the vehicle cursed him using [...]

October 28, 2017 Incidents
Nigerian man stabbed to death in UK

Nigerian man stabbed to death in UK

A Nigerian man, Mayowa Ogunbayo has been found dead in a London flat after being stabbed in the chest. The 29 year old entertainer and friend of footballer, Mario Balotelli was discovered by paramedics inside his flat in Park Royal, [...]

October 26, 2017 Incidents
monk accidentally BOILS himself ALIVE

Horrifying moment monk accidentally BOILS himself ALIVE in failed spiritual stunt

monk accidentally BOILS himself ALIVE: THIS is the shocking moment a spiritual leader met a gruesome end after climbing into a giant steamer during a failed test of his physical fortitude.   &  The distressing video begins as a giant [...]

October 25, 2017 Incidents
Prostitute Sells Her Child For N280k

Prostitute Sells Her Child For N280k steals 3-year-old Girl In Ibadan

Prostitute Sells Her Child For N280k: Olubunmi Funke, a single mother, on Tuesday disclosed that she sold her three years old daughter to one Abibat Oyesanya, a member of child trafficking ring to enable her offset a crippling debt burden. Funke [...]

October 25, 2017 Incidents
Director commits suicide after wife gives birth to triplet

Kogi: Director’s suicide forces Reps to probe salary non-payment

The death of a director in the Kogi Civil Service, who committed suicide, has drawn the attention of the House of Representatives to the non-utilisation of bailout funds and the non-payment of salaries in Kogi state. The House of Representatives has [...]

October 25, 2017 Incidents
Director commits suicide after wife gives birth to triplet

Director commits suicide after wife gives birth to triplet [See suicide note]

Director commits suicide after wife gives birth to triplet : Edward Soje, a Director in the Kogi State Civil Service, has allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself on a tree in Lokoja, the state capital. Soje’s body was discovered on [...]

October 21, 2017 Incidents
Benue flood victim has delivered a set of triplets

Benue flood victim squatting in kitchen delivers set of triplets [UPDATED @17:28]

A homeless Nigerian woman named Mrs Iember Vitalis, a Benue flood victim has delivered a set of triplets. According to Facebook user Ukan Kurugh who shared the photos, Mrs Iember has been squatting in another woman’s kitchen since she lost [...]

October 17, 2017 Incidents
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
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