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January 13, 2019 5:18 PM Saraki reacts to attack on his residence

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has reacted to the attack on his Agbaji Ilorin family residence by thugs. DAILY POST had reported that political thugs reportedly working for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State on Sunday attacked the Agbaji Ilorin family residence of Saraki. They opened fire on residents of the area, wounding at least 11 persons 25

January 6, 2019 10:20 AM SERAP dares Buhari govt over Atiku’s comment

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information request to Babatunde Fashola, SAN, Minister of Power, Works and Housing to provide information on specific names and details of contractors and companies that allegedly collected money for electricity projects but failed to execute any projects, starting from the return 25

January 5, 2019 7:58 AM Fire razes 70 shops in Kure Market

Parts of the main market in Minna, Niger State, otherwise known as Abdulkhadir Kure Ultra Modern Market, was yesterday gutted by fire, with wares in no fewer than 70 shops burnt down. It was gathered that the fire gutted shops where clothing materials, palm and groundnut oil are being sold in the market. While the real cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained 24

January 3, 2019 1:25 PM Four killed as two rival cult groups clash in Jos

The Plateau State Police Command on Thursday, confirmed that four suspected cultists were killed following a clash between two rival cult groups at a nightclub in Kwata Zawan in Jos South LGA of the state. The Command through its Spokesman, DSP Mathias Terna Tyopev, disclosed this to journalists in Jos. Tyopev said, “On the 02/01/2019 at about 19:30 hours 18

December 31, 2018 5:58 AM 6 injured, 2 housewives raped as herdsmen attack Delta community

Fulani herdsmen operating in Uwheru Community in Delta State, at the weekend, allegedly injured six persons in their farmlands. They equally raped two housewives who were said to be on their way home. One of the victims, who spoke with journalists said;” We all were in the same farmlands when they entered with their cattle. As we tried to raise alarm 19

December 27, 2018 6:01 PM Tears of joy as Gov. Ugwuanyi visits victims of fire outbreak, donates N6m, relief materials

Tears of joy flowed on the faces of the devastated victims of the recent fire outbreak at Ugboezeji and Ugboye in Abakpa Nike, Enugu, when Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi visited them to sympathize and offer assistance to overcome their challenges. The fire burnt down widows of an apartment, those of two other families and shops belonging to four furniture makers 21

December 23, 2018 11:35 AM Two die, others injured in Ogun auto crash

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said two persons were killed while two others were injured in an accident involving two vehicles around Animashaun Estate on Idi Iroko road in Ogun on Saturday. Oguntoyinbo said that a Mack Truck with registration number AAA 330 XX heading towards Sango-Ota from Idi lroko lost control due to brake failure, crossed 25

December 18, 2018 4:23 PM Kidnappers free Ondo polytechnic lecturer for N4m, demand N100m ransom for NULGE chieftain

A lecturer with the Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Michael Olopete, who was among those who were abducted by kidnappers along Ipele-Owo highway over the weekend has been freed. According to a source within the polytechnic, the lecturer was freed after the payment of N4 million ransom after the initial demand of N30 million was negotiated. The source, who explained 25

December 12, 2018 3:18 PM Police arrest LAUTECH final year student for allegedly stabbing boyfriend to death

Men of the Oyo State Police Command on Wednesday, said they have arrested a 23-year-old final year female student of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Abiodun Olabisi, for allegedly stabbing a fresh graduate of the university, Adegun Lekan, to death. Olabisi was among suspects who were paraded by the Commissioner of Police 32

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 37