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Six persons were feared trapped yesterday under the rubble of a four-storey building that collapsed in Onitsha, Anambra State. The incident happened on No. 7, Ezenwa Street, Onitsha. An eyewitness said eight persons were under the building when the four-storey building under construction caved in at about 1:45p.m. The source said those trapped were six […]

Oyo State Police have arrested the Chief Whip of the Oyo State House of Assembly, Wasiu Olafisoye Akinmoyede, in connection with the murder of a senatorial candidate, Hon. Temitope Olatoye a.k.a. Sugar. Akinmoyede’s arrest brought the number of those held to two. Olatoye was representing Lagelu/Akinyele federal constituency in the lower chamber of the National […]

A section of the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Ibesikpo-Asutan Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State has been destroyed with the use of explosives by suspected thugs. It was reported that electoral materials had been burnt in the affected offices in the building, but the commission’s Resident Electoral Commissioner in the […]

A 35-year-old man, simply identified as Uwaila, has allegedly shot dead his wife and two sons. The incident occurred yesterday morning at Ovbiogie village in Ovia North East Local Government. It was learnt that the man shot through the door into the room where his wife and children ran into and locked themselves in. Residents […]

The Army has arrested a wanted Boko Haram member, Babagana Abubakar (aka Alagarno) at Bulabulim Ngarnam community on the outskirt of Maiduguri. Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, the army spokesman, said in a statement on Friday that Abubakar was arrested in a room in a house, where he was hiding in the community. According to Usman, two […]

The Nigerian Army on Friday buried 14 soldiers killed in an ambush by Boko Haram terrorists on December 24, 2018. It was gathered that the 14 soldiers who were on escort duty were ambushed on their way back to Kaduna by the terrorists on Damaturu-Maiduguri road. The General Officer Commanding 1 Division Nigerian Army, Maj.-Gen. […]

Armed soldiers on Sunday invaded the Daily Trust headquarters in Jabi area of Abuja, taking away computers, laptops and other properties from the newsroom. It is not clear why they took the action but it was gathered the incident might not be unconnected with the lead story of Daily Trust on Sunday on military operations […]

Several people were killed Wednesday in a train accident on a bridge connecting two islands in Denmark, police said. The cause of the accident was not immediately known, but early media reports suggested a passenger train crashed into a cargo train on the Great Belt Bridge connecting the Danish islands of Zealand and Funen, as […]

The Police Command in Enugu State has confirmed that five persons were killed in an accident along Enugu-Abakaliki Road on Monday. The state’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Ebere Amaraizu, gave the confirmation while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria in Enugu on Monday. “Nine persons were also injured; while 15 cows died instantly […]

Men of the Ondo State Police Command on Thursday reportedly arrested two notorious kidnappers in the state. The kidnappers, Jahae Mohammed and Jimoh Ahmed were said to have been arrested at Oba/Ose area in Akoko South West local government area of the state by the police special patrol team. They were identified as the leaders […]

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