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February 16, 2018 7:20 PM Fani-Kayode attacks Buhari for promising to take Nigeria to next level

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister has lambasted President Muhammadu Buhari for saying he would take Nigeria to next level. Fani-Kayode said it was a “shame” for Buhari to make such statement at a time when 24 people were killed in Zamfara State. In a tweet, on Friday he wrote: “41 people slaughtered in Zamfara state yesterday and Buhari says he wants 23

February 16, 2018 7:04 AM Suspected herdsmen butcher another policeman in Jos

A retired Assistant Superintendent of Police, Daniel Malu, was on Thursday killed by some hoodlums in Jos, Plateau State. It was gathered that Malu was hacked to death by suspected Fulani herdsmen during an operation on the Saki-Ogbooro Road in the Oke-Ogun area of the state. Malu, 58, whose last office was ‘A’ Division in Jos, was also killed in his Dorowa 16

February 15, 2018 9:04 PM 3 secondary school students jailed for attempted murder

Three secondary school students have been jailed for two months by a Senior Magistrate court in Kano state for attempt to kill one Mustapha Muhammad. The trio: Adam Ibrahim, Abba Musa and Ibrahim Abdul were docked on a one-count charge for murder attempt contrary to Section 95 of the Penal Code. The prosecutor, Salisu Muhammad, explained to the court 16

February 13, 2018 5:41 PM 2 dead in Bayelsa cult clash

A clash between two deadly cult groups in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, has claimed the lives of two people. The state’s Police Command had identified cultism as one of the crimes that has attracted young Bayelsans and has expressed worry over the rate people are recruited into cultism. According to investigations, the bloody clash was between 15

February 13, 2018 8:12 AM Ben Bruce questions IGP Idris over murder of kidnapped policeman in Benue

The senator representing Bayelsa East in the National Assembly has queried the Inspector general of police, Ibrahim Idris over gruesome killing of kidnapped policemen in Benue. Reacting to the new development, Ben Bruce condemned the killing, questioning the IGP Idris’s stand that killings in Benue was a communal clash. He tweeted “I condemn the abduction 17

February 12, 2018 4:17 PM BREAKING: Fulani herdsmen allegedly kill two civil defence officers in Benue

Suspected members of Fulani herdsmen have killed two staff of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC. DAILY POST gathered that the officers identified as Adams Godwin and Abah Patrick, were killed in Awange near Kasseyo Town in Guma LGA of the state Monday evening. Guma is the hometown of the current governor of the state, Samuel Ortom 19

February 8, 2018 5:32 AM Badoo: Herbalist, 5 others in court for killing pastor, family‎ members

Six men, including a herbalist, who were alleged to be “Badoo” cult members, were on Wednesday arraigned before an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court sitting in Lagos State for smashing the head of a pastor and other family members with a grinding stone. The accused include: Chibuzor Igwe, 19; Omotayo Onamoyegun, 25; Samuel Ameze, 38; Gift Ameze, 35; Uche Igwe, 23; Fatai 22

February 2, 2018 5:13 PM Court sends cult member to prison for shooting lady to death

An Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday remanded a 23-year-old man, Ayo Akinleye, in Ilesa Prisons over alleged murder. Akinleye is facing a three -count charge, bothering on murder and unlawful member of a secret cult. The Magistrate, Mrs Olubukola Ayilara, ordered that the defendant should be kept in prison, due to the magnitude of the offence 23

January 21, 2018 6:45 AM US Based Nigerian Charged With First-Degree Murder For Stabbing Fiance

A United States Based Nigerian, Osa Alohaneke, faces the prospect of spending the rest of his life in jail, after he was convicted by a court in Fort Bend County, Houston of the 2015 stabbing to death of his fiancée, a Cameroonian. Alohaneke was charged with first-degree murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Jurors acquitted Alohaneke of the assault 20

January 10, 2018 4:50 PM Traditional ruler, son, arraigned for alleged murder of EFCC ‘informant’

An Ikeja High Court, on wednesday arraigned a tradtional ruler, Nojimu Abioye and his son, Wahab Abioye for alleged murder of one Alhaji Olatunji Rasak in 2015. Rasaki was said to be an informant for the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC). The duo is facing a two-count charge of conspiracy to commit murder and murder. The Prosecutor, Mr. M.T Adewoye 20