About 10 Tiv farmers in Div and Alaba kindred, Kwande Local Government of Benue State, were reportedly killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen in a raid yesterday. According to reports, the herdsmen stormed the villages on Sunday evening and continued the raids yesterday. They sacked the entire kindred and took over farmlands and houses. At the
A housewife, Saratu AlHassan, has appealed to the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris, to prevail on policemen at Area 10, Garki, Abuja, to release her husband who was detained last Tuesday. She said his continuous incarceration has brought untold hardship to their family, adding that his 70-year-old mother, who is unaware of the
Five suspected internet fraudsters who posed as U.S soldiers to scam American women have been arrested by men of Oyo State Joint Security Task Force, 'Operation Burst'. The suspects, Oyewole Oyeleye Olatunji (28), Adeniran Adeyinka Yusuf (29), Samuel Olumide Adeola (29), Israel Adeola (24) and Olorunyemi Savior Imonah (24) were arrested
A 57-year old mortuary attendant, Muritala Raimi, has been remanded in Agodi, Ibadan prison for allegedly stealing a human skull from the mortuary of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan. An Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court remanded Raimi after he failed to meet his bail conditions. The accused was arraigned on a two-count charge of
There was panic yesterday in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital, as a bird purportedly turned into a woman. The incident, which occurred about 8a.m. at Agip/Ada-George junction, attracted a crowd. The Nation learnt the bird purportedly turned into a woman after it was electrocuted by a high tension wire. An eyewitness, Promise Amadi, who
A former Regent of Ayebode Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Princess Idowu Omolayo, has urged a Customary Court in Ikole Ekiti to dissolve her 39-year-old marriage to Chief Olusola Omolayo. The 60-year-old pleaded with the court to end the union to prevent her estranged husband from killing her. At the resumed hearing
An uncompleted twin three-storey HOTEL AT Nkwo-Eziudo market along the Ogidi-Abatete road, Ogidi near Onitsha has collapsed with no case of death or injuries reported. Residents of the area told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday that the incident occurred on Saturday at about 2.30pm when workers had left the construction site.