Category Archives: Breaking

Soldiers Kill One & Injure Three As They Attack Shiites in Yobe

One person was reportedly killed and three others injured in a clash between the military and members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria in Potiskum, Yobe State on Friday, 21st of September. It was gathered that the fracas began shortly after the IMN members rounded off their Ashura procession with prayers around 8:30am near Central Hotel,…

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NAPTIP Arrests Sweden-Based Nigerian Woman For Allegedly Buying Baby

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons has arrested a Nigerian based in Sweden for allegedly buying a two-month-old baby. The NAPTIP’s Director of Investigation and Monitoring, Mr Josiah Emerole, made this known in Abuja on Friday. He explained that the case involved a 43-year-old Stephany Bassey, who lives in Sweden. He…

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Female Employee Of Day Care Goes On A Stabbing Spree, Stabs Two Adults & Three Babies

Three newborn babies and two adults were stabbed during a pre-dawn attack at a suspected illegal childcare center in borough of Queens, New York on Friday, 21st of September, allegedly carried out by a 50-year- old female employee. The injured infants ranged from three days to one-month old, police said. One woman suffered multiple stab wounds to…

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Adeleke Debunks Rumours Of Withdrawing His Candidacy To Let Omisore Win

Nigerian senator and governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Ademola Adeleke has debunked rumours that he withdrew from the Osun State Governorship Election, to pave way for the Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate, Iyiola Omisore. The governorship candidate in a statement by his spokesman, Olawale Rasheed on Friday, 21st of September, denied the rumour…

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Nigerian Soldier Goes Rogue, Injures Four, Kills Colleague & Commits Suicide

A sergeant of the Nigerian Army, identified as Adegor Okpako went rogue. He attacked four of his colleagues, murdered another and commited suicide at the 192 Battalion in the Gwoza area of Borno State. According to PUNCH Metro, the incident occurred around 3pm on Wednesday, 19th of September, during what was referred to as in-theatre training…

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Student Of Anambra College Of Education Commits Suicide Over School Fees

A 29-year-old student of Nwafor-Orizu College of Education, Anambra State, Philip Chinedu, has reportedly committed suicide over alleged increase of tuition fee. According to Southern City News, the deceased, a 200 level student of the institution who lived off-campus, was found hanged on a ceiling fan in his room at about 8.40pm The incident caused…

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Exposed! Another Of Buhari’s Ministers Accused Of Skipping NYSC, Risks Jail Term

According to The Guardian, another minister in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet has been found to have skipped the mandatory national youth service scheme, an offence that may make him lose his position and earn him jail term. The minister failed to participate in the NYSC scheme despite graduating from the then University of Ife (now…

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NAFDAC Uncovers N105m Tramadol, Controlled Drugs Warehouse

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has busted a warehouse filled with illegal importation of controlled pharmaceutical products. NAFDAC, in a statement issued yesterday, 20th of September, by its Director-General, Prof. Moji Christianah Adeyeye, said its operatives discovered 187 cartons of assorted 120mg, 200mg and 225mg tramadol on September 14, 2018. She said…

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Tragic! Five Lives Lost In Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Fatal Crash

No fewer than five people have lost their lives in an accident in the Mowe end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Ogun State. According to Punch, on Thursday that the deceased included three motorcycle passengers, the motorcycle rider and a passerby. The Ogun State Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, Clement Oladele, who confirmed the tragedy, said…

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Police Arrests 70-year-old Man For Defiling Two Children

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 70-year-old man, Sunday Tugbobo, for defiling two minors, seven and eight years old. The suspect was arrested on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, after one of the fathers of the minors reported the matter at the Igbeba Police Division in Ijebu Ode. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola…

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