The management of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) has confirmed the death of the three of its lecturers in a road crash that occurred last weekend at Abudu village. Twenty-two persons reportedly died in the accident. It said the three lecturers were in the Department of Pharmacy and that they were returning from Awka, the Anambra State capital.
The Akwa Ibom State Government yesterday launched a manhunt for the builder of the collapsed church in Uyo, the state capital. One of the personal assistants to Governor Udom Emmanuel on Media, Mr Aniekeme Finbarr said the governor ordered the arrest of the contractors and engineers, who handled the building. He said they should be made
THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Edo State has confirmed that 53 persons were burnt to death in a road crash that occurred on Thursday evening at Abudu town along Benin-Agbor-Onitsha Express road. It said eight vehicles including one motorcycle were involved in the accident. The FRSC listed the vehicles to include two commercial Toyota
A former candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the Abia-North constituency in the 2015 general election, Ugochukwu Nwosu, has been murdered in his Lagos residence. Ugochukwu was reportedly stabbed to death by a suspected robber at his residence on Shakiru Oleko Street, Agric, Ikorodu. PUNCH Metro learnt that the victim, despite his
Rapid Response Squad (RRS) operatives has uncovered a fake embassy and arrested four persons including two Chinese nationals. The operatives, led by RRS Commander, Olatunji Disu, an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) stormed the fake embassy located at Golden Point and Suite Hotel, Duduyemi Street in Ejigbo, after receiving
The police in Lagos State on Thursday declared missing a father, mother and son after two boats collided in the Badagry area of the state. A statement by the state command Police Public Relations Officer, SP Dolapo Badmos, said the actual number of passengers aboard the ill-fated boats had yet to be ascertained. The News Agency of Nigeria
The three men alleged to have kidnapped and killed the human resources manager of the Dangote Industries Limited, Istifanus Bello, have said he was murdered for bringing incomplete ransom. The suspects – Abdullahi Saliu, Babuga Adamu and Abubakar Gide – told PUNCH Metro that Bello got them angry after bringing N5.6m instead of the N10m