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December 12, 2018 8:15 AM Prominent Igbo leader, Ikedife is dead

According to his son, Dozie jr, Ikedife “will be buried today (Wednesday) Dec. 12, 2018, at 5pm in his compound,” adding that his funeral would be announced later by his family. Dr Ikedife held the traditional title of Ikuku Ebu Nkpu which was awarded to him by 14 communities in Nnewi North, Nnewi South, Ekwusigo local government areas of Anambra State 16

December 6, 2018 7:07 AM Details of fire incident at Benue Government House emerge

There was a minor fire incident at the Benue State Government House in Makurdi on Wednesday. DAILY POST gathered that the refuse around the generator at the maintenance section of the Government House, Makurdi, Wednesday caught fire during routine welding works. Men of the Fire Service were on hand to put out the fire which did not affect the generator 24

December 5, 2018 3:51 PM Three injured as rival lovers fight over 16-year-old salesgirl in Delta

The struggle over who wins the heart of a 16-year-old salesgirl, identified as Juliana Itoro in Asaba, Delta State, on Wednesday led to a free-for-all fight among rival lovers. The fight, which started between two rival lovers, saw three mediators (men) seriously injured and taken to the Federal Medical Center (FMC) Asaba, where they are currently receiving 25

December 5, 2018 3:23 PM Man gets seven-year jail term for impersonating Superintendent of Police

A Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos has sentenced a 47-year-old man, identified as Augustine Opone, to seven years imprisonment for impersonating a Superintendent of Police (SP) at Federal SARS Force. The Chief Magistrate, Peter Ojo, sentenced Opone to three years imprisonment on counts one to three, and seven years imprisonment on count five, with no option 23

December 5, 2018 12:18 PM Gunmen abduct eight college workers, kill one in Osun

Eight staff of the Osun College of Technology, Esa-Oke, have been kidnapped by unidentified gunmen along Esa-Oke road in Osun State. The Public Relations Officer of the college, Mr Adewale Oyekanmi, who disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said the gunmen also shot dead another staff who attempted to escape from the scene of the incident 27

December 4, 2018 5:53 PM Drug trafficking: NDLEA issues stern warning to transporters, courier companies

The Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, on Tuesday vowed to crack down on commuters and courier companies involved in trafficking of illicit drugs. Commander of the NDLEA, Enugu State command, Dr. Anthony Nkem gave the caution at Peace Mass Transit, PMT, headquarters, Emene, Enugu State during a one-day seminar organised by the company in partnership 21

December 4, 2018 5:30 PM Lawyers protest assault, detention of colleague in Anambra

Addressing journalists, the Chairman of Idemili Branch of Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, Barr. P. A. Asame, said that Arinze was assaulted and detained on the order of the Otuocha Police Area commander while he was calling for peaceful settlement of a case. He said, “A lawyer who came to do his work at Otuocha Area Command was assaulted and detained on the order 21

December 4, 2018 8:01 AM Renewed communal clash allegedly claims three lives in Cross River

The renewed communal clash in four communities in Biase Local Government Area of Cross River State has allegedly claimed three lives and properties worth millions of naira destroyed. The incident occurred on early hours of Monday when the four communities in Biase, Abanwan and Orugbam communities clashed over farm land. It was alleged that Abanwan community 31

December 1, 2018 6:07 PM How Tinubu reacted to death of OPC leader, Fasehun

National leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Saturday, described the late Fredrick Fasehun as a renowned pro-democracy and good governance activist who left behind fine legacies. DAILY POST reports that Fasehun, also an active member of the National Democratic Coalition, died at 1am on Saturday, at the intensive care unit of the Lagos 29

December 1, 2018 4:37 PM Akwa Ibom assembly crisis: We deserve commendation not criticism – Police

The Akwa Ibom state commissioner of police, CP Musa Kimo had disclosed that the state police command expected to be commended for efforts made to contain the crisis which rocked the State House of Assembly recently and forestalling further breakdown of law and order. Kimo, who disclosed this in a statement signed by the command’s Public Relations Officer 22