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October 10, 2018 3:24 PM Abducted oil workers regain freedom in Bayelsa

Four abducted members of a Joint Investigation Team probing the cause of an oil spill at Agip’s facility in Azuzuama, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa, have regained their freedom. The Spokesman of the Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta, Major Ibrahim Abdullah, on Wednesday said that they were freed following pressure from the troops in search 23

October 1, 2018 3:06 PM [email protected]: IPOB members allegedly attack Christ Embassy members hoisting flag in Asaba

Suspected members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, members in the early hours of Monday attacked Christ Embassy members hoisting Nigeria’s flag around Nnebisi road in Asaba, Delta State and set the flags ablaze. The pro-Biafra elements, clad in red attires around Umuagu Quarters, sang war songs, and drummed in Igbo language after they had allegedly 17

September 26, 2018 8:54 PM 16 miners kidnapped in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command, on Wednesday said 16 miners have been kidnapped in Bogoma village of Birnin Gwari Local Government Area in the state. The Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Yakubu Sabo, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna. Sabo said the 16 miners were abducted on Tuesday night when the truck they were travelling in was intercepted 41

September 23, 2018 7:17 PM Oshiomhole’s former aide, Kassim Afegbua, supporters defect to PDP in Edo

Mr. Kassim Afegbua, a former Special Adviser on Media to the immediate past Governor of Edo State and current national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole, has defected with thousands of his supporters to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Afegbua, who was also Commissioner for Information in Edo, was received by the party’s 23

September 20, 2018 3:23 PM Flood destroys 33 houses in Delta community, sacks 300 residents

Ewulu community in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State in the early of Thursday was hit by a heavy flood which destroyed thirty-three houses including crops worth several millions of Naira. The flood as a result of the rainfall also sacked about 300 residents of the community and damaged several vehicles. It was gathered that as a result 28

September 17, 2018 6:45 PM BREAKING: Police finally rescues Benue family from kidnappers

Two of the occupants of a Sienna car kidnapped along 9th Mile expressway, Enugu State during the weekend have been rescued. Report reaching DAILY POST said that the two victims, 22-year-old Kate Oibe and Samuel Oibe,13, were rescued by the Enugu State Police Command on Monday afternoon. The two occupants, who were traveling on a Toyota Sienna belonging 27

September 13, 2018 6:12 AM Fake SARS officer arrested in Abuja

A suspected fake officer of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, identified as Tijani Omeka, who poses as Corporal Tijani, has been arrested in Abuja. Omeka was reportedly arrested following a tip-off from one of those he defrauded. The suspect, who is a taxi driver, operates within Mararaba, Area 1 axis of Abuja and extorts money from his victims 33

September 11, 2018 7:23 AM Nasarawa explosion: Ortom reacts, sympathizes with victims’ families

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has sympathised with the government and people of Nasarawa State, particularly families of victims of the gas explosion at a filling station in Lafia. The incident occurred Monday afternoon at the popular Natson gas station, leaving many vehicles, shops and offices completely razed. Terver Akase, his Chief Press Secretary 40

September 9, 2018 6:07 PM Police arrest 60-year-old Ifa priestess, 2 sons over alleged kidnapping

The Police Command in Lagos State has arrested a 60-year-old Ifa chief priestess and her two sons in connection with some kidnap cases in the state. The spokesman for the command, CSP Chike Oti, made the development known in a statement in Lagos on Sunday. Oti said that the suspects were arrested on Saturday at their home at No.15, Irepodun Street, Egan, Igando 25

September 3, 2018 10:32 AM Plateau killings: Police confirm 11 persons killed, 12 injured in Jos South

The Plateau State Police Command has confirmed that eleven persons were killed last night in Latya and Lakwandet communities, close to Gura Topp in Rayfield Jos South LGA of Plateau State by unknown gunmen. According to the spokesman of the Command, DSP Mathias Terna Tyopev, “On the 02/09/2018 at about 20:30 hours, the Plateau State Police Command, Jos received 23