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Gunmen kill policeman, soldier in Delta

Written by on 25 January 2021

Delta State Police Command has confirmed the killing of a policeman and a soldier by gunmen at a military checkpoint at Oton Area of Sapele on Sunday night. It was gathered that both men were shot dead when armed bandits attacked the military post at the entrance of the community through the river. The Police […]

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Gunmen abduct seven children, guard, housewives in Abuja orphanage

Written by on 25 January 2021

Suspected kidnappers have abducted seven children from the Rachael’s Orphanage Home, Abaji Area Council, Abuja. The gunmen also abducted a security guard identified as Joseph Mathew, including two housewives; Rukaiyyat Salihu, and Suwaiba Momoh, during the attack on Saturday. While the police claimed they had rescued one of the hostages, it added that efforts were […]

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Five feared dead in Delta gas explosion

Written by on 23 January 2021

Five persons are reportedly feared dead on Friday night in Agbor, the headquarters of Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State, after a gas plant went up in flames, razing several buildings and leaving many persons with serious injuries. The source of the fire was yet to be known at press time, but a […]

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Nnewi gas explosion: Petrol station, shops razed

Written by on 22 January 2021

Dispensing meters of a petrol station, tanker and shops were gutted by fire on Friday following a gas explosion along Nnewi-Nnobi Road, Nnewi, Anambra state. The fire incident, which occurred around 8am, was said to have also razed a motorcycle, generator, deep freezers and other items along the road. News reporters gathered that although no […]

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Thirteen (13) dead, Seventy (70) injured in Katsina Road accident

Written by on 22 January 2021

Thirteen people died while 70 others sustained injuries in a motor accident along Kaita/Dankama Highway, Katsina State on Thursday night. Although details of the circumstances surrounding the accident were still sketchy by Friday morning, it was learnt that a majority of the passengers inside the truck were from the neighbouring Niger Republic. The witnesses added […]

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Court jails Ondo pastor for lying against church founder

Written by on 22 January 2021

The Ondo State High Court sitting in Akure, the state capital, on Thursday sentenced a pastor, John Abiodun, to two years’ imprisonment for false allegation against a church founder. Abiodun was arrested in 2019 for lying against the founder of Promiseland Prophetic Ministry, Akure, Pastor Gbenga Akinbiyi, that seven placentas were planted on the church’s […]

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13-yr-old house help jumps down from 2-storey building in Aba to evade punishment — NSCDC boss

Written by on 20 January 2021

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Abia has rescued 13-year-old Uduak Willy, a house help, who reportedly jumped down from a two-storey building to evade punishment for alleged pilfering. The State Commandant of the corps, Mr Vincent Ogu, said this on Tuesday in his office in Umuahia, while briefing newsmen about the […]

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