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7 Feared Dead As Building Collapses In Abia

7 Feared Dead As Building Collapses In Abia

Seven persons were feared dead when a building under construction in Agbama area of Umuahia, the capital of Abia State collapsed yesterday night at about 8 o’clock It was gathered that an unspecified number of people are still trapped in [...]

May 16, 2013 Incidents
Five Die, 28 Injured In Gombe Crash

Five Die, 28 Injured In Gombe Crash

Five people died while 28 others sustained injuries in an auto crash on the Zanbuk-Lubo Road, in Yamaltu Local Government Area of Gombe State on Wednesday. Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Commission in Gombe State, Mr. Galadima Kuteb, [...]

May 16, 2013 Incidents
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Family Of 3 Escapes Death As Mast Falls On Building

A family of three, a couple and their only daughter, narrowly escaped death, Tuesday night, when a communication mast pulled down by rainstorm landed on their house at Udoka Housing Estate in Awka, Anambra State. The couple, Mr. Joseph Eze, [...]

May 16, 2013 Incidents
About 2,000 security operatives and military hardware, including fighter jets have been deployed to Maiduguri ahead of yesterday’s declaration of State of Emergency.

2,000 Soldiers, Fighter Jets Deployed To Borno

About 2,000 security operatives and military hardware, including fighter jets have been deployed to Maiduguri ahead of yesterday’s declaration of State of Emergency. In neighboring Yobe State, it is not clear how many soldiers were deployed but residents said shortly after [...]

May 15, 2013 Incidents
The police in Imo State have arrested one Chimezie Osuigwe

Woman Declared Missing 10 years Ago Found In Her Son’s Wardrobe

The police in Imo State have arrested one ChimezieOsuigwe, a retired vice-principal, for the alleged murder of his 78-year-old mother in 2003. Osuigwe was arrested after the embalmed body of the septuagenarian was discovered in a cupboard at his house [...]

May 15, 2013 Incidents
More than 45 persons including some unidentified security operatives have been killed by suspected armed Fulani herdsmen in Agatu Local Government Area of Benue state. The killing occurred when armed men numbering about seven hundred invaded the community. They reportedly killed 38 persons on Sunday while the others were murdered in another fresh heinous attack in the early hours of today. Thousands of people including fishermen and government workers were displaced, even as majority of the victims of the attack had fled to Ogbokpo, the headquarters of Agatu LGA and to some neighboring Igala villages in Kogi state. The entire clans of Agatu LGA, churches, market places, schools and government offices were completely closed down, just as workers could not go to work for fear of being killed by the herdsmen. -

Fulani Herdsmen Kills 45 In Agatu, Benue State.

Fulani Herdsmen  – More than 45 persons including some unidentified security operatives have been killed by suspected armed Fulani herdsmen in Agatu Local Government Area of Benue state. The killing occurred when armed men numbering about seven hundred invaded the community. [...]

May 13, 2013 Incidents
LASTMA-officers-at-work.-PHOTO OLUWASANMI-JOSEPH

Corruption: 157 LASTMA Officers Dismissed

The Lagos State Government has sacked 157 officers of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA over cases of gross misconduct. The names of 100 LASTMA officers sacked in April were published in the in-house newspaper of the state government, [...]

May 13, 2013 Incidents
Ritual Murder of 4-Year-Old Boy

Enugu Community in Turmoil Over Suspected Ritual Murder of 4-Year-Old Boy BY TONY ADIBE, ENUGU

Reverend Pastor Charles Nwachukwu Ejim of All Nations for Christ Bible Church, Akpugo, Nkanu West Local Government Area of Enugu State and his wife, Charity, have given a graphic and pathetic detail of how their last child, four-year-old Marvelous Ugochukwu [...]

May 12, 2013 Incidents
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The National Orientation Agency Decries Killing of Security Operatives

The National Orientation Agency on Friday condemned the killing of policemen and other security operatives in Nasarawa State, describing the incident as gory. The Director-General of the agency, Mr. Mike Omeri, said this in a statement made available to the [...]

May 12, 2013 Incidents
Mob Kills University Of Calabar Undergraduate Student Over Alleged Phone Theft

Mob Kills University Of Calabar Undergraduate Student Over Alleged Phone Theft

A SUSPECTED phone snatcher said to be an undergraduate of the University of Calabar, was killedby a mob at about 9 p.m, Wednesday, for allegedly snatching a phone and a lady’s handbag. The undergraduate said to be operating with someone at large [...]

May 12, 2013 Incidents
Taxi-cab

Taxi driver causes stir on P’Harcourt highway BY CHUKWUDI AKASIKE

There was drama along the Port Harcourt-Aba Road when a taxi driver refused to allow officials of the Rivers State Traffic Management Authority popular known as TIMARIV, to impound his vehicle. The taxi driver (name withheld) decided to stay under [...]

May 12, 2013 Incidents
52 year old father of twins

Communication Mast Crushes 52-Year-Old Father Of Twins In Lagos

Sympathizers thronged Marina Car Park, Lagos Island, where a communication mast crashed on a father of twins, 52-year-old Adeolu Adeleke, yesterday killing him instantly. The deceased, popularly known as Baba Ibeji (Father of twins), according to eye witnesses and his [...]

May 11, 2013 Incidents
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Kidnappers Snatch Wife, Daughter And Driver Of Supreme Court Justice Rhodes-Vivour In Edo

Kidnappers in Nigeria yesterday night snatched the wife, daughter and driver of Supreme Court  Justice Bode Rhodes-Vivour in Benin Edo State. The gunmen reportedly waylaid the woman, her daughter and their driver at gunpoint as they were driving to Benin, [...]

May 11, 2013 Incidents
Accident

Family of four killed in auto crash By Dayo Johnson Akure

Family of four killed in auto crash By Dayo Johnson Akure – AT least four members of the same family reportedly lost their lives in an auto crash in Akure, the Ondo State capital Friday when officials of the Federal [...]

May 10, 2013 Incidents
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Couple Found Embracing In A Factory Building That Collapsed Killing Over 900 People

Touching image of couple found embracing in the rubble of collapsed factory is shared around the world. A Haunting image has emerged of a couple who perished in the Bangladesh factory collapse – clutching each other as they died. With [...]

May 9, 2013 Incidents
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23 Policemen Murdered In Nasarawa.

The Nigerian Police suffered a heavy casualty yesterday when 23 of a 60-man Mobile Police squad deployed to raid a suspected armoury belonging to a militia group at Alakyo in Lafia Local Government Area of Nasarawa State were murdered. It [...]

May 9, 2013 Incidents
Boko haram incident

Boko Haram Attacked Bama With Army Uniform.

The insurgents usually wear military uniforms to attack homes, shops and business premises… “Instead of people to appreciate our efforts they always condemn us, now let the human right organizations come to Bama and see the genocide committed by the [...]

May 9, 2013 Incidents
Jonathan on Boko Haram

“Abuse Dialogue Option and I will Use All Forces Available To Crush Boko Haram”. – President Jonathan.

President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday reacted angrily on the mindless attacks by members of the Islamic terror group, Boko Haram in Bama Town, Borno state. He deplored the terror attacks on the community and described it as Callous. According to Jonathan, [...]

May 9, 2013 Incidents
Nigerian Muslims Appeal To Boko Haram To Stop Killings Accept Amnesty

Jonathan Appoints New Secretary For EFCC

Jonathan Appoints New Secretary For EFCC -Nigerian Muslims Appeal To Boko Haram To Stop Killings, Accept Amnesty – The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has called on the Boko Haram insurgents to accept the amnesty that may be [...]

May 8, 2013 Incidents
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Gunmen Kill Two Relatives Of Governor Dickson’s Aide

Gunmen Kill Two Relatives Of Governor Dickson’s Aide – Despite the outcry by Bayelsa state government that the state has been evaded by militants and its attempt to curb it, armed gunmen on Monday struck, killing two relatives of Dr. [...]

May 8, 2013 Incidents
BOKO Haram Members Killed While Attacking Bama Barack.

BOKO Haram Members Killed While Attacking Bama Barack.

The Members of Islamic terror group, boko Haram today met their match, as they were crushed by the Nigerian Soldiers while they trooped into the 202 barracks, Bama In Borno to attack the Soldiers and their family. Boko Haram gunmen [...]

May 8, 2013 Incidents
Akpabio Did Not Instruct Me To Kill Senator Etok

Akpabio Did Not Instruct Me To Kill Senator Etok – Adelola Olaore.

The Unemployed 29 year old graduate of Mechanical Engineering, Mr Adelola Tamunotonye Olaore from Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt, has confessed to the SSS, over allegation by Senator Aloysius Etok that Governor Godswill Akpabio sent some [...]

May 7, 2013 Incidents
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BREAKING NEWS: Borno State Elder, Ali Monguno Released – “N50 Million Paid”

Borno State elder statesman, Shettima Ali Monguno, who was kidnapped on Friday afternoon when he left the Mosque after the Jumu’at prayer, has been released. Details below No ransom was paid for the release of Nigeria’s first Petroleum Minister, Shettima Ali [...]

May 6, 2013 Incidents
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Gov Shettima To Monguno’s Captors: Don’t Let Old Helper Of Orphans Die

By: Sadiq Abubakar, Edegbe Odemwingie Gov Shettima To Monguno’s Captors – Borno State governor Kashim Shettima yesterday reechoed a passionate appeal to elder statesman Shettima Ali Monguno’s abductors, pleading for his release and cautioning them of the spiritual gravity of contributing to the death of a 92-year-old [...]

May 6, 2013 Incidents
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Robbery Suspect Escapes Lynching In Lagos

Robbery Suspect Escapes Lynching In Lagos – A suspected robber, Quadri Adisa, escaped death in Bariga at the early hours of Sunday after terrified residents mustered courage to overpower a four-man gang terrorising Olowu and Omigbe streets in Bariga. Adisa was [...]

May 6, 2013 Incidents
Brother of Former Kogi Governor Killled

Brother Of Former Kogi Governor, Three Others Killed During LG Election

Brother Of Former Kogi Governor, Three Others Killed During LG Election -Four people, including John Okpanachi, a relative of Prince Abubakar Audu, a former Governor of Kogi State, were killed on Saturday, during local government election in Kogi State. The [...]

May 5, 2013 Incidents
9 Injured As Buses Collide In Nsukka

9 Injured As Buses Collide In Nsukka

Nine passengers sustained various degrees of  injuries on Friday when two buses belonging to the Peace Mass Transit (PMT) company  collided on the Nsukka-Enugu road. The accident happened in front of Queens Secondary School, Nsukka, around 3 p.m. One of [...]

May 4, 2013 Incidents
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Two Brothers, Woman Shot Dead In Surulere

About a week after a DJ was gunned down on Bank Olemoh street in Surulere, yet another gang related killing has occurred in the Shitta/Akerele area of Surulere. Two brothers (pictured above) were shot dead around 8pm last night as [...]

May 3, 2013 Incidents
Bayelsa-accident

Three Killed, As Jeep Plunges Into River

A Sport Utility Vehicle, Wednesday plunged into the Orashi river at Mbiama on the Rivers State end of the East-West road bordering Bayelsa in the Ahoada West local government area, killing three of its occupants. A woman who reportedly survived [...]

May 2, 2013 Incidents
Lady Killed by Ritualist Jos

Lady Killed By Ritualists, Found Dead Without Eyes & Tongue

Lady Killed By Ritualists, Found Dead Without Eyes & Tongue – Lady Killed By Ritualists – Ritual killers on Monday struck in Jos, killing and removing the eyes and tongue of a young lady in Twanchit Village at Tudun Wada in [...]

April 9, 2013 Incidents