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Fire guts Anambra INEC office, destroys sensitive materials

Fire guts Anambra INEC office, destroys sensitive materials

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Anambra State has been razed by fire, which destroyed two containers of sensitive electoral materials. Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Dr. Nkwachukwu Orji, who left a stakeholders meeting at the Women Development Centre, [...]

February 14, 2019 Incidents
Hoodlums attack APC campaign rally in Abuja, burn nine vehicles

Hoodlums attack APC campaign rally in Abuja, burn nine vehicles

Suspected hoodlums, on Saturday, attacked the campaign convoy of the All Progressives Congress in the Dei-Dei area of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The convoy, comprising the FCT Minister’s Chief of Staff, Bashir Mai-Borno; the APC Chairman in the FCT, [...]

February 11, 2019 Incidents
Presidency orders probe of Osinbajo’s Caverton helicopter crash in Kogi

Presidency orders probe of Osinbajo’s Caverton helicopter crash in Kogi

The nation was saved from tragedy on Saturday as the helicopter, Augusta AW139, conveying Vice-President Prof Yemi Osinbajo crash-landed in Kogi State. The incident occurred in Kabba, where the VP had visited in continuation of his engagement of Nigerians on [...]

February 3, 2019 Incidents
Scores injured as APC, APM supporters clash in Ogun

Scores injured as APC, APM supporters clash in Ogun

There was pandemonium in Abeokuta on Thursday as supporters of the All Progressives Congress and Allied Peoples Movement in Ogun State clashed during campaign tour of Abeokuta North Local Government Area of the state. It was gathered that trouble started [...]

February 1, 2019 Incidents
Vehicles razed as petrol tanker explodes in Lagos

Vehicles razed as petrol tanker explodes in Lagos

A truck loaded with 33,000 litres of petroleum product fell on Wednesday morning at Barracks Bus Stop, along the Mile 2/Badagry Expressway, Ojo, Lagos, spilling its content on the ground and triggering wildfire. A yet to be ascertained number of [...]

January 30, 2019 Incidents

PHOTOS: Fire guts UAC building in Lagos

There was a fire outbreak at the UAC building at Marina, Lagos Island on Thursday. According to the Lagos State Traffic Management Agency, the fire started at around 12:55pm. LASTMA added that emergency responders were on the scene of the [...]

January 24, 2019 Incidents

LASTMA, driver accuse Fayose over damage to bus in accident

A LASTMA bus driver, Taiye Adams, and the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority have accused a former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, of refusing to repair a vehicle and a motorcycle he allegedly crushed in an accident on the [...]

January 21, 2019 Incidents
One dies as truck falls off flyover in Asaba

One dies as truck falls off flyover in Asaba

A yet-to-be identified driver has died after his vehicle fell off Interbua Flyover in Asaba, Delta State. It was gathered that the incident occurred around 8.30pm on Thursday, while the deceased was driving a truck. Three other occupants of the [...]

January 19, 2019 Incidents

Police prevent man from jumping into Lagos lagoon

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command, on Tuesday, stopped a yet-to-be-identified man from jumping into the lagoon. It was learnt that the man pretended to be picking something from the floor of the Third Mainland Bridge while he was [...]

January 16, 2019 Incidents

VIDEO: Man slays wife, four kids in Benin city Nigeria

Man slays wife, four kids in Benin City Nigeria [...]

January 14, 2019 Incidents

Dead Body Dumped At Five Junction, Benin City, Edo State

There was a pandemonium at the popular 5 Junction roundabout in Benin City as residents woke up to find what appears to be a dismembered man in the middle of the road. Concrete details of what led to the incident [...]

January 13, 2019 Incidents

Fire razes IMSU faculty, destroys documents, equipment worth millions

The Imo State University, Owerri, experienced a fire outbreak in the early hours of Thursday. The fire razed the institution’s Faculty of Humanities. The outbreak our correspondent learnt destroyed documents and academic equipment worth millions of Naira. A student of [...]

January 10, 2019 Incidents
50 corpses gutted by fire

Over 50 corpses gutted by fire at Enugwu-Ukwu General Hospital Mortuary [PHOTOS]

50 corpses gutted by fire: The Mortuary section of Enugwu-Ukwu general hospital has been gutted by fire and all the corpses burnt beyond recognition. It was said that the fire started at about three o'clock this afternoon and before they [...]

December 30, 2018 Incidents
fresh Plateau attack

10 killed, five injured in fresh Plateau attack

Ten persons have been confirmed dead while five others were injured in two fresh Plateau attacks carried out by gunmen in Barki Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau state. The fresh Plateau attacks came less than one week after the [...]

December 27, 2018 Incidents

23 die as bus carrying students crashes

Twenty-three people died in western Nepal when a bus carrying school students and teachers back from a botanical field trip plunged into a gorge, police said. The students were aged mostly between 16 and 20. Two teachers and the driver [...]

December 22, 2018 Incidents

Fear of ‘Yahoo boys’ has made us stop wearing undies – Women in Delta students’ communities

For some time, there have been reports that some ritualists, also known as ‘Yahoo boys’, have been stealing female underwear, sometimes at gunpoint, particularly around campuses of tertiary institutions in Delta State. Although the veracity of the claims that such [...]

December 22, 2018 Incidents

Policeman burns self to death after discovering wife’s 3 secret lovers

A policeman has burnt himself to death after discovering that his wife is keeping three lovers through her whatsApp account. Tinashe Jala who worked in the ICT Section at the Chitungwiza Police Station, Zimbabwe, died a horrific death after he [...]

December 21, 2018 Incidents

Properties razed in Abule egba pipeline explosion

A pipeline at Abule Egba area of Lagos exploded in the early hours of Wednesday causing a fire outbreak that has consumed several properties. According to the source who spoke with The Guardian, the fire, which began at about 5.00 [...]

December 19, 2018 Incidents

Truck loaded with cows kills three, injures 24 persons in Kebbi

Three persons lost their lives, while 24 others were hospitalised in an accident involving a truck loaded with cows along the Kalgo-Jega Road in Kebbi State. The News Agency of Nigeria reported that the loaded truck was heading to Lagos [...]

December 17, 2018 Incidents

20 die as truck carrying mourners crashes

At least 20 people died when a truck carrying mourners returning from a funeral ritual plunged around 400 metres (1,300 feet) onto a river bank in central Nepal, police said Saturday. Fourteen others were injured as the vehicle veered off [...]

December 15, 2018 Incidents

Protest as F-SARS officer kills truck driver in Lagos

The Ijede Magistrates’ Court 5 in the Ikorodu Magisterial District, on Thursday, granted bail in the sum of N100,000 to a 45-year-old woman, Ngozi Adeolu, who was arraigned for assaulting an employee of a beverage company, Onyema Okonjo. The court [...]

December 14, 2018 Incidents

Fresh attack in Zamfara village as 22 people are confirmed dead

Fresh attack in Zamfara village as 22 people are confirmed dead Armed bandits reportedly attack Malikawa, a village in the Gidan Goga district in Zamfara state for the second time in few months . The latest attack on the village [...]

December 12, 2018 Incidents

Fayose hospitalized after auto accident on Third Mainland Bridge

Former Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose was injured yesterday when his G-Wagon Benz with registration number (Lagos) AAA 777 TM was involved in a multiple car crash in Lagos. The accident occurred on the popular Third Mainland Bridge inward Iyana [...]

December 6, 2018 Incidents

Violence at Akwa Ibom Assembly

There was confusion on Tuesday at the sitting of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly as five All Progressives Congress lawmakers attempted to impeach the state Governor, Udom Emmanuel. The five lawmakers were the ones whose seats were recently [...]

November 28, 2018 Incidents
Akwa Ibom Assemby War

War in Akwa Ibom Assembly over plot to impeach gov Emmanuel

ABUJA- A coalition of 60 support groups from the All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday joined the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, saying it was tired of the failure of the former to make life meaningful for Nigerians.   The groups stormed [...]

November 27, 2018 Incidents

Fire guts Zenith Bank Ilupeju

A fire outbreak occurred at the Zenith Bank around Ilupeju area of Lagos, Sunday afternoon. In a footage seen by The Guardian, the centre of the building was engulfed with fire. While firefighters are yet to arrive as at report [...]

November 25, 2018 Incidents

Communal clashes claim 41 lives in Adamawa, Gombe

No fewer than 41 persons were confirmed killed while 107 houses among other property were destroyed during the recent communal clashes   between the Lungudas tribe in Adamawa state and their Wajas counterparts of Gombe state. The two tribes were [...]

November 10, 2018 Incidents

Passenger slumps, dies at Lagos airport

Passenger slumps, dies at Lagos airport A  passenger scheduled to travel out of the country on Wednesday morning slumped and died at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. Eyewitnesses said the deceased, identified as Ademola Adeleke, had yet to check in [...]

November 8, 2018 Incidents

Teenager drowns in police college swimming pool

A teenager, Ifeanyi Onyekwere, has reportedly drowned in a swimming pool in the Police College, Ikeja, Lagos State. Hope for Nigeria gathered that the 17-year-old was assisting his mother at her shop before he left for the college where he died. [...]

October 31, 2018 Incidents

One dies as SUV falls into river in Abuja

SUV falls into river in Abuja: A young man, identified as Kingsley, has lost his life after a Lexus SUV lost control and fell into a river behind  EFAB Estate, Lokogoma District, Abuja, on Monday. Two other occupants of the [...]

October 31, 2018 Incidents