Soldiers allegedly kill five youths returning from a wedding in Taraba after ‘mistaking them for kidnappers’

Two of the youths killed Soldiers have allegedly killed five youths at Bassa village in Ardo-Kola Local Government Area of Taraba State.   According to Daily Trust, the young men were returning from a wedding ceremony in Garin-Baka around 12 midnight on Thursday, April 1, when soldiers on patrol mistook them for kidnappers and allegedly opened fire on them.   Isah Umar, a student of Taraba State University, who managed to escape, told the publication he and his friends were riding on motorcycles back to their village, Basa, when they ran…

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Man who allegedly burnt his girlfriend’s son to death pleads guilty

A Ghanaian man accused of murdering his girlfriend’s 10-year-old stepson by setting fire to a house in Meduma at the Ashanti Region has pleaded guilty in court. The suspect, Kwaku Agyemang, 35, appeared in court this week and pleaded for bail so that he could be treated for the burns he suffered during the fire. But his plea was dismissed.   Mr. Agyemang allegedly soaked a blanket in petrol, sprinkled it all over the four-bedroom apartment, before setting the place on fire after a fight with his partner on Tuesday, March 3.…

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Suspected kidnapper arrested in Nasarawa State allegedly confesses to selling children for N1000 each

A notorious kidnapper reportedly arrested by the police n Mararaba, Nasarawa state, has allegedly confessed to selling the children he abducted for N1000 each.   One Linus Emmanuel, a Media Monitoring Officer at The Nigeria Football Federation, who shared this in a Facebook post on Wednesday, March 31, said the suspect identified as Umaru confessed to have kidnapped five children in Mararaba and Masaka axis of Nasarawa and sold them for N1000 each to the second suspect, Bawa Madaki.   “Finally Umaru the kidnapper of children in mararaba & masaka has…

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Woman’s teeth allegedly knocked out by her husband

A woman’s teeth was knocked out and her gum was bleeding after she was allegedly hit by her husband.   Humanitarian, Yolanda George-David shared a photo of the woman’s disfigured face but lamented that most times she tries to help domestic abuse victims by referring them to DSVRT (Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team), they end up running, thereby preventing justice.   She added that it’s important for abuse victims to follow through on the case so that the abuser will be prevented from harming someone else.  

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Anambra police arrests three suspected cultists who allegedly killed two men in Okija (photos)

The police in Anambra state have arrested three suspected cultists for the alleged murder of two men in the Okija area of the state on March 20.   A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Tochukwu Ikengwa, states that the police operatives following an intensive manhunt of the perpetrators of the killers of both men, apprehended the suspects identified as Ekene Ezeokalo M’, aged 19, native of Ukpor in Nnewi,  Emeka Iwuozor M’, aged 30yrs, native of Umuduru Ezia Ihiala and Chigozie Ohanaziem M’,27yrs, native…

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Man allegedly murders his girlfriend, attempts suicide in Ghana

A young man has been arrested for allegedly murdering his girlfriend before attempting to take his own life.   The suspect, Jay Dordorye, 26, is said to have murdered 25-year-old Harriet Kafui Ahiati in the Volta Region on Tuesday morning, March 23, and later attempted to take his own life.   Victim According to Joy News, Mr. Dordorye also slit his throat and stabbed himself in the stomach twice but did not die. He was rushed to the Volta Regional Hospital, where he is currently receiving treatment after he was…

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Elderly man allegedly caught raping 8-year-old girl in Abia community (photos)

An elderly man has been arrested after he was caught raping an 8-year-old girl in Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia State.   The suspect was caught by Amaekpu youths led by their president, Stormy Stainless.   According a short statement posted by the organization on Sunday, March 21, the suspect lives opposite a guest house in Ohafia.  

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Actress Iheme Nancy demands justice for little girl who was allegedly assaulted by her boss for refusing to have s*x with him

Actress Iheme Nancy is demanding justice for a little girl, Mary Victor Okon, who was allegedly physically assaulted by her guardian after she refused to have sex with him.   Mary said she was brought to live with a family in Lagos by her Uncle and was promised to be paid N10, 000 a month. She said she hasn’t received her salary since she moved in with the family.   Posting photos of the victim with injuries on her body, Nancy wrote ”This happened this morning at Badore where we are currently filming.,…

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Boko Haram allegedly kidnaps 35 passengers on Damaturu-Maiduguri road

Boko Haram insurgents on Friday December 18, allegedly kidnapped 35 commuters travelling along Damaturu-Maiduguri road.   The Cable reported that the insurgents appeared in military uniforms, mounted a roadblock on the highway with five Hilux vans before attacking a large convoy of commuters near Garin Kuturu in Jakana at about 5 pm and taking them away.   A military source told the publication;   “The passengers first sighted a burning fire, but they thought it was bush burning, not knowing that they had already ambushed a Dangote’s truck driver and set it ablaze.…

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“Monster, animal, ugly bleached face”-Angry Nigerians drag man who allegedly attacked his wife with cutlass and threatened to kill her and their children if she exposes him

Angry Nigerians stormed the Facebook page of a man who was accused of attacking his wife with cutlass in Lagos on Tuesday.   According to unconfirmed report, Mr Akingbade Ishaq, a staff of State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB)  LGEA EDUCATION SECTOR, Epe branch, Lagos, inflicted machete wounds on his wife, kicked her out of the house they reportedly built together and threatened to kill her and their children if she exposes him.   “This wicked man derives pleasure in beaten his wife often before he used matchet on her recently. The woman…

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Policeman arrested for allegedly shooting 19-year-old barber dead in Abuja

The police command in the Federal Capital Territory Abuja has arrested a policeman for allegedly killing a 19-year-old barber, Jonah Samson, in Dutse-Apo area on Saturday, October 3.   According to reports, the trigger-happy police officer allegedly stormed the community with threats of killing one or two people, and fired a gunshot into the air. When residents of the area appealed to him to stop, he allegedly fired another one which sadly hit the barber who was pronounced dead at the hospital where he was rushed to.   Confirming the incident, the…

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UNICAL student allegedly commits suicide after being defrauded of her school fees

  Veronica Bako Myomuter, a 100 level student of the Department of History and International Studies at the University of Calabar, has reportedly committed suicide after being defrauded of her school fees.   The 18-year-old indigene of Katsina-Ala in Benue State allegedly committed suicide by ingesting a poisonous substance on Thursday August 6, after being scammed of N100,000 said to be her school fees which she couldn’t pay before the outbreak of Coronavirus.     It was gathered that the deceased invested the money in a ponzi scheme in which she was told…

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Kwara man allegedly rejects his daughter because she has blue eyes

A little girl with blue eyes has allegedly been rejected by her father because of her eye colour, it has been claimed.   Alabi Rukayat Oyindamola shared the girl’s story on Facebook. She explained that she met the girl’s family when she travelled to Ilorin for the Eid break. She further claimed that the father rejected the girl and her late sister because of their blue eyes.   Sharing photos of the girl, she wrote: “Hello! I traveled to ilorin this Eid period and I saw this small girl she lives…

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24-yr-old woman allegedly stabs boyfriend to death over cheating in Lagos

A 24-year-old woman has been arrested by the Lagos state police for allegedly stabbing her boyfriend to death over alleged cheating.   The woman named Nkechi, aka Omalicha, allegedly attacked Auwal Suleiman, 26, yesterday,  August 1st, 2020, at their residence in Sagbokoji Island, Apapa, Lagos State.     The couple started dating in 2018 and began living together in 2019. On August 1, 2020, they got into a heated argument over alleged cheating and during the argument, the suspect took a knife and stabbed her boyfriend to death.  

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32-year-old man allegedly shot dead by police officer in Ibadan

A 32-year-old man, identified as Yemi Ajayi, was allegedly shot dead by a police officer at the Iwo Road interchange, in Ibadan the Oyo state capital today July 10.   According to eyewitnesses, late Yemi and his cousin were driving to work when a team of policemen stopped them. Trouble started when one of the policemen started struggling with Yemi’s cousin who was the driver of the car. The eyewitnesses said as the driver struggled to keep his car from veering off the road, the officer allegedly fired a shot which hit Yemi in the stomach,…

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Deaconess arrested for allegedly subjecting her ward to extreme torture, including burning her vagina and butt with lighter and inserting hot sticks before rubbing pepper in it (photos)

    Check the scars on her face? The woman puts a knife on a burner or stove and when it’s hot, she would place it on her face. Her face used to be very swollen. When the parents insisted on seeing her, she refused to let anyone have access to the girl. The mother, months ago went to the house to see the girl. It was raining, and for three hours, Mrs. Oyewole refused to let her see her daughter. She told her she would not allow her into…

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Policeman allegedly shoots Abia Revenue Officials, killing one and causing injury to the other

There was tension in Aba, Abia state, on Tuesday, July 7, after a policeman shot and killed an Abia revenue taskforce official and wounded another.   According to eyewitness reports, a policeman attached to Crunches, a fast-food restaurant, opened fire on members of Abia State Taskforce Board of Internal Revenue.   A member of the taskforce identified as Ifeanyi Kalu was killed instantly while another person was seriously injured, causing others to run for safety.   An eyewitness said trouble started when a driver of the fast-food restaurant (Crunches) called policemen that their bus has been driven away…

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Man’s scalp is torn open and his face disfigured after Ejigbo policemen allegedly brutalized him for refusing to give up his bike (Video)

A motorcycle rider’s scalp was torn open and his face disfigured after he was allegedly brutalized by men of the Ejigbo police station.   Twitter user @Que_Balo who shared the video online, said the man was attacked because he refused to give his motorcycle to the officers. ”forget about magu || paystack || Liverpool || church of Satan|| …. see what Orilowo Ejigbo policemen did to this man bcos he refused to give up his bike to them”   He, however, did not state when this happened.   The Police…

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Body of six year old girl allegedly raped to death, found inside a mosque in Kaduna

  The body of a six-year-old girl allegedly raped to death by yet-to-be-identified persons, has been found inside a mosque located at New Road, Kurmi Mashi by Nnamdi Azikiwe bypass, Kaduna North local government area of Kaduna State.   Spokesperson of the state police command, ASP Muhammed Jalige, who confirmed the incident, said the body was discovered on Friday, June 26. He said the community members called men of the Kurmi Mashi police division to make a report after seeing the dead body at about 3.20pm which is close to the time…

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Pastor arrested for housing 8 teenage girls and allegedly raping one

  The Akwa Ibom state police command has arrested a 33-year-old Pastor identified as Inimfon Eyo Inyang for keeping eight teenage girls in his “deliverance centre” and allegedly raping one of them who is 15-years-old.   Akwa Ibom police commissioner, Imohimi Edgal who paraded the suspect before newsmen on Wednesday June 25, said he was arrested on June 18 at Nung Atim Road, Off Idoro Road, Uyo, following a complaint.   The commissioner also paraded one Akpan Kingsley Effiong, 29, of No. 35 Abak Road, Uyo, for repeatedly raping his 14-year-old daughter and one Sampson Ndiana-Abasi for…

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20-year-old man arrested for allegedly raping his neighbour’s 6-year-old daughter in Anambra

Men of the Anambra state police command have arrested a 20-year-old man identified as Chikwado Anijiofor, for allegedly raping his neighbour’s 6-year-old daughter in Ogbudike Okpoko in Anambra state.   Haruna Mohammed, spokesperson of the state police command, told newsmen that Chikwado committed the crime on Wednesday, June 17 and has since confessed to the police. “On the 19/6/2020 at about 10:am following a tip off, Police operatives attached to Okpoko Division arrested one Chikwado Anijiofor ‘m’ aged 20 years native of Agbaumana in Eziagu LGA of Enugu State but reside at…

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Underage girl bleeds from her head allegedly after being injured by a policeman chasing a motorcyclist in Ayobo, Lagos (video)

There was commotion today June 19, in Ayobo, Lagos, after a girl was badly injured allegedly by a policeman.   According to eyewitnesses, the police officer was allegedly chasing a motorcyclist in a narrow street in Ayobo, Lagos, when the girl was caught in the middle of the chaos and she was injured.   In a video shared online, the girl is seen bleeding profusely as spectators called her parent on the phone. The girl’s blood also formed a pool in the red sand.   An eyewitness, Bakare Kehinde, who…

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Female student allegedly sets up her friends to be gang-raped by 7 boys after she was mocked for losing her virginity

A Nigerian University student who was allegedly mocked for losing her virginity, has been linked to the gang-rape of her two female friends by 7 boys.   Facebook user, Funke Adeyanju who shared the story on Facebook, said the incident occurred shortly after the rape victims arrived their friend’s cousin’s house to deliver a surprise birthday gift to her.   According to Adeyanju, the girls are year one students of the University of lagos, between the ages of 18-19 years.   She said the girls whose drinks were spiked before…

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Lady allegedly kills her lesbian partner in Delta State because she caught her sleeping with a man

A woman has died after her lesbian partner allegedly stabbed her to death and left her body to decay for days.   The deceased, identified as Vivian, allegedly caught her lesbian partner Spicykvng Vee having sex with a man.   Spicykvng Vee, who is a known stud, was reportedly embarrassed after being caught with a man. Worried about her reputation, Spicykvng reportedly apologised to Vivian and she accepted her apology.   However, she was allegedly still scared that Vivian might expose her on Facebook so she allegedly stabbed her to…

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Pastor disgraced after allegedly being caught planting charm on his cousin’s land to extort money from him (photos)

Rev Paul Abam, head Pastor of Word Based Prophetic and Deliverance Ministry in Cross River State has been disgraced after allegedly being caught planting charm in his cousin’s land, in a bid to extort money from him.   A family source said the Pastor told his cousin that he needed money to uproot a charm someone planted in his land. He was however traced and caught redhanded with some fetish stuffs at a shrine in Itigidi after a resident of the community saw him planting the said charm in the land.   It was also…

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SAD 3-month-old baby allegedly raped by an unknown person in Nasarawa (graphic)

A 3-month-old baby is reportedly receiving surgical treatment at the Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) after she was allegedly raped by a yet-to-be-identified person in Agodi community in Nasarawa state.   DailyTrust reports that Maimuna Adam, mother of the victim, said the incident occurred at midnight of May 27, when she and other members of her family were asleep.  According to Maimuma, she left the door to their apartment open to allow fresh air come in. “The incident occurred on Wednesday 27 of last month when suddenly I woke up around 3am and…

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75-year-old man arrested for allegedly raping 15-year-old hawker in Osun

  Men of the Osun state police command have arrested a 75-year-old man, Jacob Ayinla, for allegedly raping a 15-year-old local juice seller popularly known as ‘Pito’ in his apartment in Osogbo, Osun State on Wednesday, June 10.   According to reports, the accused man lured the teenager into his apartment in the Olowo area in Osogbo under the pretense he wanted to buy the local juice. Immediately she entered his house, the man forcefully defiled her.   “The girl always hawks the Pito around in our area but it is…

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Activist calls out talent manager who allegedly recorded her during sex without her consent and sent it to his brother and friends

An activist, Uche Nelo Umolu, has called out a talent manager Mayowa Balogun for allegedly recording her during sex without her consent then sharing it with his brother and friends without her knowledge.   Uche Nelo, who is the founder of The Consent Workshop, said she wasn’t ready to share her story yet but she did so in outrage after Mayowa Balogun, out of fear that she was about to expose him, went on Twitter to share it first so as to earn forgiveness from Twitter users.   Nelo mentioned…

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Pastor arrested and arraigned in court for allegedly drugging and raping 19-year-old girl inside his church in Delta

The Founder and General Overseer of Victory Revival Fasting and Prayer Ministry in Warri, Delta state, Bishop Elijah Orhonigbe, has been arrested and arraigned in court for allegedly raping a 19-year-old girl, name withheld, within his church hall on Wednesday, May 20.   While taking the suspect to court, the commandant of the Warri Area Command, ACP Mohammed Garba, said the evidence so far collected has proven a case of rape. He said the clergyman invited the victim and her mum to church for deliverance, claiming that he saw a vision of the…

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Father arrested for allegedly defiling his two daughters

A man has been arrested by the Police Command in Niger State for allegedly defiling his two daughters.   Peter Ayemoba, of Rafin Sanyi area in Suleja, allegedly sexually assaulted his daughters, now aged 20 and 23, between 2013 and 2019.   The Spokesperson of the command, ASP Wasiu Abiodun, disclosed this while addressing newsmen in Minna on Thursday, June 4.   Abiodun said that investigation revealed that the suspect usually threatened to kill his daughters and commit suicide if they said no.   The culprit has reportedly confessed to…

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Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde, reacts to video of a SARS officer allegedly assaulting a nursing mother and her three month old baby

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has reacted to the report of a SARS officer allegedly attacking a nursing mother and her baby in Ibadan recently.   Recall that the Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission NHRC, Tony Ojukwu, called the attention of the governor to a viral video of the officer pushing the lady via Twitter, demanding the officer must be punished.   Reacting, the governor said his government is already following up on the issue.  

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NHRC boss, Tony Ojukwu, demands justice for woman and her three month old baby allegedly beaten up by a SARS official in Ibadan (photos/Video)

Anthony Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission NHRC has demanded justice for a mother and her three months old child who were allegedly attacked by a SARS official known as ”Idowu SARS” in Ibadan, Oyo state.   In a video posted by Ojukwu, the SARS official could be seen holding a gun while the woman was shouting at him. Photos shared by Ojukwu shows bruises and injury marks on the woman and her baby, although details of the alleged attack are still sketchy.   In a post on Twitter,…

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Retired army captain, 73, arrested for allegedly defiling his 4-year-old niece who calls him grandpa

The police in Calabar have arrested a 73-year-old retired army captain for allegedly defiling his four-year-old niece.   Bassey Ekanem allegedly fingered the girl in his residence at 12, Edim Ibangha Street, Big Qua Town, Calabar.   According to Vanguard, a source said Ekanem claimed he was under the influence of alcohol.   The retired army Captain, who the child refers to as grandpa, has been in the North for years before he came to Calabar after retiring from the army.   To have the girl to himself, he sent…

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Police arrests man for allegedly raping 85-year-old grandmother in Niger state (photo)

Operatives of the Niger state police command have arrested a 25- year- old man, Ezekiel Yunana, for raping an 85- year- old grandmother in Rafi local government area in the state.   The victim who reported the case at the Kagara police division, said she was inside her house sleeping when the suspect broke into her room through the window and then raped her. She explained that Ezekiel had threatened to kidnap her, asking her to pay a large sum of money, which she told him she didn’t have. The aged woman said Ezekiel raped…

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39-year-old man allegedly rapes 7 year old girl in Abia (photos)

  A 39-year-old man, Charles Okoro, has been accused of raping a 7-year-old girl, Chijindu, who lives in the same compound with her single mum, Benita Ibe, at House 4 Chuks close Ije Avenue in Aba, Abia state.   The mother of the victim who spoke to LIB, said she came home from an outing on Tuesday May 19 and noticed her daughter wasn’t walking well. It took Chijindu two days to tell her mother what happened to her because Charles had threatened to kill her if she told anyone he raped…

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Police officer allegedly opens fire on his colleagues in Onikan, Lagos (photos)

A police officer has been arrested after opening fire on his colleagues at Onikan, killing some of them today May 31.   According to reports, the officer whose name has not been revealed, went berserk around 5am following a disagreement with other members of his team. After opening fire on his colleagues, the officer who is attached to the Federal Inland Revenue Service FIRS, hijacked their operational vehicle and drove straight to Akoka in Yaba where he attempted to force his way into a building.   The building had a metallic door and the…

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Man allegedly kills 8-year-old daughter, buries her secretly

Police in Kagadi, Uganda have arrested a father on allegations of killing his eight-year-old daughter and burying her secretly.   The suspect has been identified as Jackson Mbabazi, 39, a resident of Kinyasi, Nyamwezi Parish, Mabira Sub County, Kyenjojo district. He has however been hiding in Kagadi district since he allegedly committed the crime.   Joseph Mugisa, the father-in-law to the suspect, told police that the suspect had earlier said that as he was taking the child to the hospital, she died along the way and he decided to keep…

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Lady calls for her boyfriend’s arrest for allegedly assaulting her while pregnant with their child

A Twitter user has taken to the platform to call for her boyfriend’s arrest after he allegedly assaulted while pregnant with their baby.   The lady who is 5 months pregnant, said she was pummeled by her boyfriend for calling the police for “putting his hands on her.” She also alleged that this is not the first time he is beating her up.   @MuvaTone gave off the name of her boyfriend as Eric Reeves and further disclosed that he lives in Montgomery, Alabama. The Twitter user who revealed that she just found…

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Ghanaian sex worker allegedly pushed her customer to death from hotel window while he still had a condom on (video)

The Asokwa District Police Command in Ghana have arrested eleven sex workers after one of them allegedly pushed her client to his death from a hotel window in Kumasi.   The incident happened on Sunday, 10 May 2020, at Anidaso Hotel in the Kumasi metropolis of the Ashanti Region.   The victim believed to be in his 30s was alleged to have been pushed from the hotel window, where he had gone to enjoy the services of one of the sex workers.   An eyewitness said the man was naked and was…

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Imo police arrest man for allegedly impregnating daughter

A 47-year-old man identified as Uchenna Egbuchulem has been arrested by the Imo state police command for allegedly impregnating his biological daughter.   The suspect was arrested at Nduhu Alaenyi Ogwa in Mbaitoli Local Government Area of the state on May 12, following a complaint filed by a good Samaritan at the Divisional Police hqrs in Mbaitoli.   The victim identified as 17-year-old Adaku Egbuchulem was left in the custody of her father as an infant after her Ivorian mother returned to her country following the end of her marriage to Egbuchulem.   It was…

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Gay model, Kyle ends his one-month-old marriage to Filipe after he allegedly cheated on him

Gay Model, Kyle Goffney has walked out of his one-month-old marriage to his partner Felipe, on grounds of infidelity.   Kyle who made the announcement on Instagram said he gave three years of his life to Felipe, which according to him was all for nothing as Felipe is in love with someone else.   He further revealed that it’s going to be hard to trust again, as he adviced his followers to be careful of who they fall in love with and also make sure it’s mutual.   He wrote;   I never in…

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Pregnant woman loses her baby allegedly after Rivers State Police detained her and her husband on their way to the hospital

Media personality, Kofi Bartels said his friend and the friend’s wife lost their baby after Rivers State police detained them when they were on their way to the hospital to have the child.   The police officers were operating based on Governor Nyesom Wike’s lockdown order that restricts movement except the person has an exemption letter or movement permit from the government.   Because the couple did not have the exemption letter, they were detained for a while. When they were eventually released, it was too late. By the time they got…

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Businessman allegedly framed-up, arrested and tortured after catching senior police officer in bed with his wife

A Chief Superintendent of Police serving with the Akwa Ibom State Police Command, Mr Celestine Umeh, allegedly arrested, detained and framed-up a businessman, Mr Clement Asuquo Etim, and two others on trumped-up charges after he was caught in bed with the wife of Mr Etim in Uyo.   According to Sahara Reporters, CSP Umeh (pictured above) had been having an affair with Mrs Lawrentia Asuquo, Etim’s wife for a long time before he was finally caught at about 7:00pm on April 27, 2020 at their home at Aba Ukpo Estate,…

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Security guard allegedly stabs man to death for refusing to wear a face mask in Onitsha

Tragedy struck in Onitsha, Anambra state today Monday May 4 after a security guard, Ibuchi Nwoju, allegedly stabbed a 22-year-old man, Cletus Chisom, to death for failing to use his face mask.   According to reports, Chisom had an altercation with the security guard at a market over face mask observance before the guard allegedly stabbed him in his chest leading to his instant death.   Confirming the incident to newsmen, the spokesperson of the state command, Haruna Mohammed, said the security guard has been arrested while the body of the deceased…

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16-year-old allegedly abducted and raped in Delta

Two young men have been arrested for allegedly abducting and raping a 16-year-old girl in Asaba, Delta state on Saturday April 11.   Activist, Harrison Gwamnishu, who shared the story on Facebook, said the suspects are currently in police custody. He wrote While we observe the lockdown, some are busy with implementation of evil acts. Just this morning, we got a report that two men abducted a 16-year old and she was raped We quickly swung into action and apprehended the men and now in police custody. We will ensure that…

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Coronavirus lockdown: Police Inspector arrested for allegedly killing a man in Abia

The Abia State Police Command on Monday, confirmed the arrest of Inspector Stanley Azuh attached to Ohuru-Ishimiri Police Division at Ogbor-Hill, Aba, for allegedly killing one Chibuisi Godwin.   It was gathered that that Godwin, a staff of Greenmac Energy Ltd, a Petroleum Company, was shot while the Inspector was enforcing Abia Government’s ‘Stay at Home’ directive, meant to contain the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state.   The incident happened in Ogbor-Hill, along New Umuahia road in Aba on Sunday evening. The deceased was said to have come…

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Five persons allegedly killed, others injured as police, youths clash over lockdown enforcement

Five persons were allegedly killed during a clash between youths and police officers enforcing the stay-at-home order due to the Coronavirus pandemic in Kaduna state.   The clash reportedly took place at Trikania in Sabogeri Nasarawa under Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Monday April 6.     According to SaharaReporters, traders converged at a temporary market located at Trikania following the closure of Monday market as a result of the lockdown order. It was gathered that the Civilian Joint Task Force made attempts to disperse the traders but the move was…

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Nigerian Army allegedly suspends voluntary retirement of soldiers

The Nigerian army has reportedly suspended approvals for voluntary retirement requests from soldiers, over the alleged mass application by several military personnel to quit service.   In an internal memo which was sent out in late March and made available to Premium Times, the Nigerian army disclosed that all forms 9B (military retirement application document) have been suspended and would no longer be made available to soldiers willing to voluntarily discharge from service.   Though the number of voluntary retirement applications the Nigerian army has gotten so far was not revealed in the memo, top…

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Pharmacist with the National Hospital Abuja arrested for allegedly sodomizing 12 year old boy (photo)

The National Agency for The Prohibition of Trafficking In Persons (NAPTIP) have arrested Abubakar Danraka, an Imam within the Spring Valley Estate and Chief Pharmacist at the National Hospital Abuja for allegedly sodomising a 12 year old boy.   In a statement released by its head of Press and Public Relations, Stella Nezan, NAPTIP said the suspect who is the Special Assistant (Technical) to the Director General of the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD), Abuja, drugged the victim before raping him.   The statement reads “A 42 year old male resident…

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Explosion rocks Akure, 100 buildings allegedly affected (photos/video)

An explosion which destroyed no fewer than 100 residential buildings, has been reported in Eleyowo, Akure North local government area of Ondo state.   According to residents of the community affected, the blast which occurred in the early hours of today Saturday March 28, cut off the ever busy Akure /Owo road while many people were said to have been injured.   The incident which reportedly happened less than a kilometre to Akure Airport, affected many residents of Eleyowo community, destroying completely a church, Possibility Ground Ministry and a school…

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