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FCT Abuja Placed On Curfew As Three Dead In Communal Clash

Abuja,(FCT): Minister, Malam Muhammadu Bello, on Monday, confirmed that three people lost their lives in a communal clash between Gbagyi natives and Hausa residents in Bwari, a community within the FCT, Abuja, on Christmas Eve.Federal Capital Territory Bello, who imposed a curfew on the area, disclosed this during his assessment tour of the community. As at the time of filing this report, emergency workers were still trying to put off fire

Housewife Beaten, Thrown Inside Well For Asking N3,000 After Sex

According report, One Mrs Anita Ekpeyong narrowly escaped death after she was beaten comatose and thrown inside a well by a man that she said refused to pay her the N3,000 bargained for sex She said, on the way to charge her phone, a man she identified as Isaac requested to take her home for sex, with an agreement to pay her N3,000. Trouble, however, started for the mother of two

Police Arrested Madman With N100m Cheque, ATM Cards, Condoms In Kwara

According to PUNCH, a middle-aged man pretending to be mentally retarded has been apprehended in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. The man, whose name could not be ascertained, as of the time of filing this report, was apprehended near the state Ministry of Environment and Forestry along the Ahmadu Bello Way in Ilorin. Sources said when he was searched, a cheque of N100m, pictures he allegedly took with top politicians in Nigeria,

Oil Marketer Decleared Wanted Over Badoo killings

Lagos State Police command has declared a popular oil marketer, identified as Alhaji Alaka Abayomi Kamal, wanted as a prime suspect in the Badoo cult killings in Ikorodu and Epe areas of the state. According to a statement mades by its spokesperson, Mr. Chike Oti, on Friday that the 51-year-old suspect was on the run. Kamal, the owner of Alaka Petroleum, “is wanted in connection with series of well-orchestrated killings and nefarious

DPR Shuts Down NNPC Filling Station In Rivers For Hoarding Fuel

For failing to dispense premium Motor Spirit, PMS to buyers, the Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, has shut down operations at a Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC-franchise filling station around Trans-Woji-Slaughter Road area of Port Harcourt. It was gathered that the filling station was hoarding about 40,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS. Two other filling stations EBZ and Oando were also handed Notice of Penalty for selling above approved pump

Ondo Monarch Sentenced To 2 Years Imprisonment

A Cheif court in Ondo State has found one traditional ruler, Oba Pius Akinfesola Adewola, fradulent and has sentensed him to 2 years imprisonment for obtaining and collecting money under false pretense in this celebration season. The traditional ruler of lgburowo Community in Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State, known as Adewola, was sent to prison by an Ore Chief Magistrate court. Delivering judgement on the matter, the presiding Magistrate,

Militants Demand $1bn From FG For N’Delta Devt; Gives Ultimatum

There as been another twist from Niger Delta as militants have demanded the release of $1bilion by the Federal Government from the Excess Crude Account for the Niger Delta region to tackle development the same way it approved $1bn to fight insurgency in the North-East or they will begin massive destruction of oil pipelines and facilities. This came as Senate President, Bukola Saraki, said, yesterday, that the $1 billion recently approved

Ember Tragedy !!! Badoo Gang Returns; kills Four In Lagos

The city of Ojo local Government witnessed yet another mayhem as a family of three, comprising father, mother and child were, at the early hours of yesterday, murdered by assailants suspected to be members of the badoo cult group in Ibeshe Ikorodu area of Lagos. This is just as another cult group struck in PPL axis of Ojo Local Government Area, killing a yet-to-be-identified man. The cultists also injured a man

49 Year Old Man Murdered Neighbor With Cain

Niger State Police Command said on Thursday that it had arrested a 49-year-old man, Garba Tukura, for allegedly murdering his neighbor, Musa Wassa. The suspect, who lives in Zazzaga Village in the Munya Local Government Area of Niger State, was said to have allegedly killed 65-year-old Wassa during a heated argument. According to the Public Relations Officer for the police command, Peter Sunday, Tukura, in the heat of an argument, flogged Wassa

Truck Fully Loaded With Chrismas Rice Crashes Into House, kills Infant, Others

At least,eight persons, including a nursing mother and her baby, have been crushed to death in Nasarawa State by a truck conveying 600 bags of rice. The rice consignment, it was learnt, belonged to the National Emergency Management Agency in Idadu community, Doma Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. Northern City News learnt that the accident happened on Monday morning. According to eyewitnesses, the driver of the truck, who was suspected to be

Tragedy!!! 3 Soldiers Roasted Like Yam In Tanker Fire Explosion In Cross River

According to news, yesterday three soldiers were among six people burnt to death in Iwuru, Biase Local Government Area of Cross River State Wednesday night when a tanker laden with petroleum products crashed and exploded along the Calabar – Ikom highway. An eyewitness, who gave her name as Agnes, said the incident which occurred seventy kilometres away from Calabar occurred when the taker developed break problem and in an attempt to