No fewer than 20 Tiv farmers were yesterday killed in Dan-Anacha, Gassol Local Government area of Taraba State by suspected Fulani militias. The killings took place as the state was busy at a “Peace Concert” in a stadium in Jalingo –the state capital – organised by Governor Darius Ishaku. Dozens of other farmers were severely injured in the attack.
A dog was found by passersby, eating a new born baby that had been abandoned alive by its mother at a refuse dump at the Federal Polytechnic Student Village, Gwallameji, Bauchi State yesterday. An eye witness, who gave an account of the incident said: “I was coming back from church when I saw many people behind a house away from ours. I
Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, has sentenced a banker, Tope Akintade, to two and half years imprisonment for the N8billion Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) mutilated notes fraud. The conviction followed the plea bargain agreement between the convict and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The convict,
THREE persons were on Monday injured as fire gutted Cable Point Market, a popular food stuff market in Asaba, Delta State. ADVERTISING inRead invented by Teads It was gathered that those injured were trying to put out the fire, which an eyewitness said was ignited by electrical faults. An eyewitness, Iyabo Mushin, told Southern City News that
The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 33-year-old man, Segun Ogunlusi, for allegedly killing his 60-year-old mother, Abimbola Ogunlusi, and later burying her in a soakaway. It was gathered that the incident occurred on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, on Oketunde Street, Molatori, Ogijo, in the Sagamu Local Government Area of the state.
Two heads are better than one — so goes the popular saying. But there are times when two heads are a big problem, such as with a new born baby delivered on Tuesday at a hospital in Ogudu on the outskirts of Lagos. It has two heads with oxygen tube strapped on each, a neck, chest, two legs and two hands. Doctors at Med-In Specialist Hospital,
GUNMEN have killed the Commandant of Command Secondary School in Ibadan, Oyo State, Col. Anthony Okeyim. His body was found in his apartment in the school. Sources said he was attacked in front of his official quarters and strangulated. Police spokesman Adekunle Ajisebutu said the police were treating it as a suspected case of murder. “I can