A young man identified as Nornu Nwibere, the owner of the Classic Bar in Bori was shot dead by unidentified men in Khana Local Government Area of Rivers State on Saturday, March 11th. According to Baridam Ben, who broke the news on Facebook, the deceased is reportedly the 20th person murdered in the community in the last three days. His
The trial of six policemen accused of killing six traders (known as Apo six) in 2005 in Abuja, ended yesterday with the conviction of two of them. Deputy Commissioner of Police Danjuma Ibrahim, Nicholas Zakaria, Sadiq Salami, Ezekiel Acheneje and Emmanuel Baba were charged to court on a nine-count charge of conspiracy and culpable
A policeman and four others were reportedly killed yesterday in a bank robbery at Ogbagi in Akoko Northwest Local Government Area of Ondo State. An eyewitness said explosives were used to destroy the new generation bank’s entrance. He said an undisclosed amount of money was carted away as the hoodlums shot sporadically into the air.
A commercial motorcyclist poparly known as Okada rider Sunday Adekunle, 25, has brutalised Sunday Braimoh, a worker in the Press department of The Nation. The incident occurred near The Nation office on Fatai Atere Way, Matori, Mushin, Lagos last Thursday. Braimoh was injured on his left eye. The victim was attacked in front of a plastic
The Osun State government yesterday slammed a two-day curfew on Ile-Ife, following a violent clash that claimed 10 lives. The government also deployed massive security to curtail what it described as “breach of the peace in the area which has led to avoidable destruction of lives and property”. It said the curfew, which began yesterday from 6pm
Suswan Ladee, 54, has been killed after he accidentally sliced through his own neck with an angle grinder saw as he fixed his house in Samut Prakan province, Thailand on the 28th of February. The husband and father-of-one was reportedly standing on scaffolding to change wooden beams infested with termites when he reached up above him, but
A policeman was killed on Tuesday when a nine-man gang operating on motorcycles attacked some policemen at Nkpor market under the fly-over on the Onitsha/Enugu Expressway, Idemili North Local Government of Anambra State. The robbers made away with the dead policeman’s rifle. It was gathered yesterday that the robbers, who came