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EndSARS memorial: Osun police warns against any form of protest and unlawful assembly
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EndSARS memorial: Osun police warns against any form of protest and unlawful assembly

The Osun State Police Command has warned residents of the state against holding any street protest in commemoration of the one year anniversary of ENDSARS today October 20. In a press statement released by the command’s spokesperson SP Opalola Yemisi Olawoyin, the command stated that “The intelligence that availed the police command revealed clandestine plans by some youths/group of people to embark on protest in commemoration of one year anniversary of ENDSARS saga which is scheduled to hold tomorrow 20th October, 2021.” According to Opalola, In view of this, the Commissioner of police CP Olawale Olokode, has warned individual or group of individuals that are planning such in the state and their sponsor(s) to stop the plan or any of such action (s) forthwith as the Command will n...
#EndSARS: Lagos police warns against anniversary protest
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#EndSARS: Lagos police warns against anniversary protest

The Lagos state police command has warned residents in the state against staging any protest to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the #EndSARS protest in the state. Last October, youths across Nigeria took to the streets to demand an end to police brutality. The protest took a violent turn after it was hijacked by thugs. In a statement released by its spokesperson, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, the state police command says credible intelligence at its disposal indicates that some youths, individuals or groups were planning to embark on protest in commemoration of one year anniversary of ENDSARS. The command says Lagosians and indeed Nigerians cannot afford to relive the distasteful experience of last year's protest which caused "pain, anguish, needless loss of lives and wanton ...
FCT police debunk rumours of attack on Abuja community, calls for calm
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FCT police debunk rumours of attack on Abuja community, calls for calm

The FCT Police Command has debunked reports of an attack on Kuchibena Community of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja by unknown gunmen. DAILY POST recalls that some news platforms had reported that armed men recently invaded the community and attacked residents leading to the death of about four persons. Reacting to the report, the FCT Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Josephine Adeh said a preliminary investigation by operatives of the Command revealed that there was no such attack. In a statement issued and made available to DAILY POST on Thursday by the PPRO, the FCT Police Commissioner, CP Babaji Sunday urged residents of the community to stay calm, assuring them of adequate security for the protection of lives and properties in the area. The statement reads, “Federal...
Golden Down: Apply international best practices in rules of engagement – Uzodinma tells security agencies
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Golden Down: Apply international best practices in rules of engagement – Uzodinma tells security agencies

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has urged security agencies to apply international best practices in their rules of engagement across the Southeast. Uzodinma made the call while flagging off the joint security operation codenamed “Exercise Golden Dawn” and was contained in a statement issued by the state government. Exercise Golden Dawn was introduced to tackle the increasing insecurity across the Southeast. However, the governor urged residents of the Southeast to join security agents in the fight against insecurity in the region.   The statement reads: “His Excellency the Distinguished Senator Hope Uzodinma flagged off the joint operation of our security agencies code-named “Exercise Golden Dawn” to combat the rising insecurity across the South Eastern region. ...
Desist from noise pollution or be shut – Lagos govt warns clubs in Lekki
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Desist from noise pollution or be shut – Lagos govt warns clubs in Lekki

The Lagos state government has threatened to shut down night clubs, bars and lounges in the Lekki axis of Lagos State who fail to desist from noise pollution. A statement by the Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Tunji Bello, said enforcement raids were recently carried out on some nightclubs in Lekki following repeated complaints by residents. According to Bello, Prest Jazz Club on Admiralty Way, Lekki, was shut after enforcement officers of the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) raided the club and found giant speakers and musical instruments blaring loudly He added that many residents of highbrow Lekki, especially elderly citizens, have inundated his office with petitions about the adverse effect of noise pollution on their health every ...
Fully loaded Sienna bus falls into a deep gully created by erosion at Umuchima in Imo state
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Fully loaded Sienna bus falls into a deep gully created by erosion at Umuchima in Imo state

A fully loaded Sienna bus on Saturday October 2, fell into a deep gully created by erosion at Umuchima in Ideato South Local Government Area, LGA, of Imo State. Though no life was lost, some of the passengers sustained various degrees of injuries. Videos shared online also showed residents of the area making frantic effort to rescue the passengers. Watch the video below..............
Ondo, Ekiti residents groan over deplorable Akure/Ado highway
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Ondo, Ekiti residents groan over deplorable Akure/Ado highway

Residents of Ondo and Ekiti states have berated both the Federal Government and the governments of both states over the deplorable condition of the highway linking both states. According to motorists and other road users of the highway, the governments had been paying lip service to the reconstruction of the road with nothing significant happening. The highway, which has continued to give motorists and residents nightmares, connects the capital city of both states, Akure and Ado-Ekiti. Both Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti and his Ondo State counterpart, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, had severally assured that the road, which had for long been in a bad shape, had been marked for dualization with both governors inspecting the road a few months back, a development which raised the hope of e...
Suspected thief electrocuted as transformer blows in Festac
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Suspected thief electrocuted as transformer blows in Festac

A suspected thief was electrocuted when a transformer blew in Festac, Lagos. The incident happened on Friday morning, October 1, 2021, at 721 Road, G close, and residents claim the deceased was known in the area for stealing. Since the incident, no one has come to claim his body. Watch the video below.
Women elected Mayors in Morocco’s leading cities
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Women elected Mayors in Morocco’s leading cities

Three women have been elected Mayors in Morocco's leading cities, following a nationwide parliamentary, regional and municipal polls on September 8. On Friday September 24, Rabat - Asmaa Rhlalou, a member of the National Rally of Independents (RNI) became the first woman mayor of Morocco’s capital Rabat. The new mayor of Rabat defeated two other candidates. Hassan Lachgar from the Socialist Union of Popular Forces (USFP), and Badia Bennani from the Justice and Development Party (PJD). Speaking after her election, Rhlalou said; “It’s a historical day for the city of lights." On Monday September 20, Nabila Rmili who is also another RNI member, was elected as mayor of Casablanca, Morocco’s commercial capital and biggest city with 3.5 million residents. Authenticity and Modern...
You eliminated ESN members to allow armed Fulani kill Igbo citizens – HURIWA knocks FG
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You eliminated ESN members to allow armed Fulani kill Igbo citizens – HURIWA knocks FG

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has accused the Federal Government and the Nigerian military in the South East of collusion with armed Fulani men to attack residents of the region. HURIWA alleged that the government is masterminding the killing of the Eastern Security Network, ESN, the security wing of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, saying the residents of the region are now defenceless. In a statement issued and made available to DAILY POST on Monday, the rights group condemned the incessant kidnapping of students of the Abia State University by suspected armed Fulani, stating that the attackers “who are very likely to be taking refuge in a community at the Enugu/Okigwe Federal High Way which has become the hotbed of insurgents and a killing fie...
Empty streets as Owerri residents obey IPOB total lockdown order during President Buhari’s visit to Imo
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Empty streets as Owerri residents obey IPOB total lockdown order during President Buhari’s visit to Imo

Residents of Imo state stayed back at their homes today, September 9, even as President Muhammadu Buhari’s arrived the South Eastern state. This comes after the Indigenous People of Biafra(IPOB) directed all residents of the state to sit at home as a form of protest that the Nigerian leader is not ''welcome ''to the state in solidarity with their leader Nnamdi Kanu, who is still under the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS). As early as 8 am up to 11 am the streets of Owerri, Imo's capital was reportedly empty. Major places in the Owerri metropolis including banks, filling stations, schools and markets were completely shutdown. See more photos and Tweets by residents below...
Ogun Assembly mulls resident’s permit for corps members, students, others
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Ogun Assembly mulls resident’s permit for corps members, students, others

The Ogun State House of Assembly is legislating on a bill that would ensure that all residents of the state are registered by the government. The bill, when passed into law, would consider resident’s permit for short-term residents like National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members and students of higher learning institutions. The bill entitled “H.B. No. 062/OG/2021 – The Ogun State Residents Registration Agency and the Registration of Ogun State Residents Law 2021” was on Wednesday deliberated on by stakeholders, at the Assembly Complex, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta. DAILY POST learnt that there would be an Ogun State Resident Registration Agency, which would be saddled with the responsibility of capturing the database of people living in Ogun. Speaking on the bill, the Speaker, Olak...
Kaduna residents lament insecurity, poor knowledge of voting machines ahead of local government elections
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Kaduna residents lament insecurity, poor knowledge of voting machines ahead of local government elections

Ahead of the September 4, 2021, local government elections in the 23 local government areas of Kaduna State, aspiring candidates for elective political positions have embarked on aggressive campaigns both at the local government levels and at the ward levels. The elections, pundits believe, are between the candidates of the ruling All Progressive Congress(APC) and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in the state. Although, the Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (KAD-SIECOM) has expressed it’s preparedness for the conduct of the elections using upgraded Electronic Voting Machines (EVM), many residents in some of the local government areas of the state on Sunday, expressed fears of insecurity, coupled with poor knowledge of how to use the upgraded machines. Other...
Aba residents Wade through Waist-deep Flood Water after Heavy rainfall
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Aba residents Wade through Waist-deep Flood Water after Heavy rainfall

Residents had to wade through waist-deep flood water after heavy rainfalls in Aba, Abia State. Videos taken in the popular Ariaria International Market in Aba, show customers placing their bags and goods on their head or upper body to prevent it from getting into the flood water as they trudged through. Traders also had to set up tables to place their goods above water. Watch the video below.
Panic as NNPC Pipeline Leaks in Ikotun
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Panic as NNPC Pipeline Leaks in Ikotun

Suspected pipeline vandals are said to have targeted the NNPC pipeline at Omoboriowo street, Pipeline bus stop, Igando-Ikotun road, causing panic among residents. The vandalism occurred in the early hours of Friday, August 27, and residents woke up to see PMS gushing out of the NNPC pipeline. The PMS has been flowing into drainage channels and, to prevent a fire outbreak, residents have been advised not to cook or put on any form of fire for the next few hours. They have also been advised to avoid smoking to avoid reigniting a fire as PMS has leaked onto the streets. A resident who spoke to LIB said they couldn't reheat their breakfast so they had to make do with just bread. LASEMA, LRU, Lagos State Fire Service, NSCDC, NNPC, LASTMA, LNSC are all at the scene. ...
Kano LGA Bans men and Women from Meeting in Public Places at night
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Kano LGA Bans men and Women from Meeting in Public Places at night

Men and women have been banned from meeting in public places at night by Chairman of Rano LGA of Kano state. Habibu Faragai, the LGA information officer said Chairman of the council Dahiru Muhammad announced the new law on Wednesday August 26 at a security committee meeting attended by residents and traditional leaders. Premium Times reported that Muhammed came up with the new law after raising an alarm over the high rate of immoral activities among people of opposite genders, including divorcees. Noting that the new law is meant to rid the council area of immoral activities occurring during night discussions between persons of opposite sexes, he stated that lovers can now only meet during the day to discuss. The state’s Hisbah board and other security agents at the local l...
COVID-19: Ekiti commences second phase of vaccination exercise
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COVID-19: Ekiti commences second phase of vaccination exercise

The Ekiti State Government has disclosed that the second phase of COVID-19 vaccination has commenced across the state, urging residents, especially those that have not been vaccinated during the first phase of the exercise, to make themselves available. The Ekiti Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Dr. Oyebanji Filani made this known in Ado-Ekiti recently while featuring on a radio programme to sensitize the residents on the need to make themselves available for immunization against the deadly virus. Dr. Filani explained that the Moderna vaccines are for eligible residents that haven’t received any jab of COVID-19 vaccination, stressing that anyone who has received the first dose of Astra-Zeneca vaccines should wait for the second dose that would arrive soon. The Commissio...
Gunmen kill 4, Abduct 50 Others in Zamfara community
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Gunmen kill 4, Abduct 50 Others in Zamfara community

Four people have been killed by gunmen who also abducted 50 others in Goran Namaye town in Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara. The state police command which confirmed the attack on Monday August 23, said the attackers invaded the town around midnight on Sunday August 22, in large numbers. Zamfara state police Public Relations Officer, SP Muhammad Shehu added that the police tactical operatives had been deployed to the area. The state commissioner of police, Yakubu Elkana has ordered immediate search and rescue operations for the victims, while urging residents of the state to be calm as there is an ongoing effort to bring the kidnappers to justice.
Man drowns inside well in Kwara
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Man drowns inside well in Kwara

The man identified as Abdulfatai Taiye has been drowned inside a well in Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State. The incident occurred at Ile Asaba Compound Offa around 9:15 pm on Saturday, August 21. According to one of the residents, the man was suspected to have been drunk when he fell into the well. "It was the people in the neighbourhood who discovered that there was a person trapped inside the well that alerted the Fire Service in Offa,” the resident said. The Head of Department, Kwara State Fire Service, Hassan Hakeem Adekunle, who confirmed the incident on Sunday, said the corpse was evacuated by its personnel and has since been handed over to the police for further investigation. "It took us few minutes to get there and evacuate the corpse from the well. We h...
Suspected gunmen kill nine, injure one in Kaduna village
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Suspected gunmen kill nine, injure one in Kaduna village

Ungwan Dooh (Mado) village of Zangon Kataf LGA of Kaduna State, killed nine residents and injured one. A resident in the area, who identified himself as Jonathan Ali, told DAILY POST on Sunday that, the attacker came with gun and started shooting sporadically, while residents fled to different directions. Confirming the reports in a statement on Sunday, Kaduna State Commisioner for Internal Security and Home affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan said, security operatives reported to the Kaduna State Government that troops of Operation Safe Haven, responded to distress calls and mobilized to the area. According to Aruwan, the assailants fled on sighting the troops. Nine corpses have been recovered so far following a search of the village. The statement mentioned the names of the deceased ...
Notorious armed robber shot dead in Imo, police revolver pistol recovered
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Notorious armed robber shot dead in Imo, police revolver pistol recovered

Men of the Imo state police command have killed a notorious armed robber simply identified as Bugatti said to have terrorized residents of Nsu Community in Ehime Mbano LGA of Imo State, with a police revolver pistol found on him. A statement by the spokesperson of the command, CSP Michael Abattam, said Bugatti met his loo on Friday, August 20, after vigilante members of the community spotted the suspect who is said to be the leader of a notorious armed robbery gang, and immediately alerted the police. ''The community's vigilante group immediately alerted the police patrol team within the area and they moved to where the suspect and his gang were hiding in the bush. On sighting the security men, they opened fire . And during the gun duel, the gang leader of the group, "Bugatti " was...
Jos massacre, very sad, unfortunate – Gov Mohammed
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Jos massacre, very sad, unfortunate – Gov Mohammed

Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, on Monday, condemned, in strong terms, last Saturday’s attack by Irigwe militia in Jos, Plateau State, on innocent travellers who were returning home after attending the annual Zikr in Bauchi, marking the commencement of the New Islamic year, Hijrah 1443. The governor’s condemnation was contained in a release signed by his Special Adviser (Media), Mukhtar Gidado and made available to DAILY POST in Bauchi. According to the release, “The governor described the attack, which claimed the lives of 25 persons, as very sad and unfortunate cognizant of the fact that they were innocent citizens travelling peacefully.” Governor Mohammed, however, called for calm among residents, advising people not to take laws into their hands. ...
LG poll: Lagos Orders Restriction of Movement
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LG poll: Lagos Orders Restriction of Movement

The Lagos State Government has announced restriction of movement across the State between the hours of 8am and 3pm on Saturday, 24th July, 2021. The directive was given to enable the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) conduct hitch-free elections into positions of Chairmen and Councillors in all the 57 Local Governments and Local Council Development Areas. A press statement released by the Commissioner of Information, Gbenga Omotoso on Thursday July 22, read; “The restriction is to enable the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) conduct hitch-free elections into positions of Chairmen and Councillors in all the 57 Local Governments and Local Council Development Areas. “The restriction will facilitate the ease of movement of the electorate, e...
Hoodlums Drop Robbery Notice, Demand N100,000 From Households In Abuja Community
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Hoodlums Drop Robbery Notice, Demand N100,000 From Households In Abuja Community

Abuja Residents of Mpape Phase 2, a community near the highbrow Maitama District, Abuja are currently living in fear after suspected armed robbers sent a warning notice. The notice, which was aimed at keeping the residents at alert for an impending attack, said each resident must have at least N100,000 cash or be prepared to be killed. Daily Post gathered that there was no specific date for the planned attack, but the entire area has been enveloped with fear. The letter which was titled “Business Operations” said the Nigerian army and other security agencies would not stop them from carrying out the attack. It read, “Hello friends, this is to inform you that we are coming for an operation very soon in this area. By this letter you are directed to have at least N100,000 read...
Igangan Attack: How Fulani Herdsmen Killed Amotekun Commander, Three Others
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Igangan Attack: How Fulani Herdsmen Killed Amotekun Commander, Three Others

According to a report by SaharaReporters, some gunmen who are suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, who invaded Igangan, Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo State, killed four residents including a commander of the South-West security arm, Amotekun. SaharaReporters had reported that the gunmen, who disguised in custom uniform, stormed the town on Friday night, shooting sporadically. The Commander of Amotekun Corps in Ibarapa Central simply identified as Muri and three other villagers were killed in the attack, a source said. The attackers were said to have stormed the town in Hilux vans, an 18-seater Hummer bus, and a Toyota Sienna bus wearing customs camouflage. The convener, Igangan development advocate, Oladiran Oladokun confirmed the attack saying the incident was an atte...
Again, Gunmen Invade Ibarapaland, Number Of Victims Unknown
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Again, Gunmen Invade Ibarapaland, Number Of Victims Unknown

According to a report by The PUNCH, serious panic gripped residents of communities in Ibarapaland, Oyo State, on Friday night, as gunmen invaded Igangan, Ibarapa North Local Government Area of the state and allegedly opened fire on some persons. Residents of the town told our correspondent that the gunmen, who allegedly dressed in Customs uniform, invaded the town around 7 pm, shot and killed an unspecified number of people they met at the entrance of the town before fleeing. The eyewitnesses said they did not know the number of persons killed by the gunmen, but that one of the sources had claimed that one person was shot dead by the rampaging hoodlums. The gunmen were said to have loaded themselves in four vehicles, two of which were a Toyota Hilux and Sienna. Some of the ...
Kano Sharia Police arrest five men over alleged homosexuality
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Kano Sharia Police arrest five men over alleged homosexuality

The Kano State Hisbah Board has arrested five men suspected of engaging in homosexuality at Sheka Barde ??in Kumbotso Local Government Area of the state. The Commander General of the Board, Dr Harun Ibn-Sina, who confirmed the arrest in a statement issued in Kano on Monday, July 12, and signed by its spokesperson, Malam Lawal Ibrahim, said the arrests were made following reports from residents of the area. "All the suspects confirmed to be above 20 years of age were apprehended on July 11 during a special raid,” he said. The commander-general expressed outrage over the alleged actions of the youths. He thanked members of the community and security stakeholders for their cooperation and support in cracking down on corruption in the state. Ibn-Sina said the suspects would be c...
Young man beaten to pulp and paraded for allegedly stealing transformer cables in Akwa Ibom (photos)
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Young man beaten to pulp and paraded for allegedly stealing transformer cables in Akwa Ibom (photos)

Vigilant youths in Eket , Akwa Ibom State have apprehended a young man who allegedly stole armoured cables from transformers. It was gathered that the suspect was nabbed along Edem Udo and Afaha Uqua Road, Eket on Sunday morning, July 11. According to reports, he had allegedly succeeded in stealing cables from Afaha Uqua transformer before going to Edem Udo transformer to steal more but luck ran out on him as he was caught in the act. The suspect was given a beating of his life by angry residents before being paraded around the community.
Bandits abduct 14 in Kaduna community
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Bandits abduct 14 in Kaduna community

14 people have been kidnapped by bandits at Ungwan Matari within the Sabon Tasha, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.   The bandits who invaded the community which is adjoining Gbagyi villa towards Romi River at about 11pm on Wednesday night, reportedly shot sporadically, broke down fences and windows in a bid to gain access into the houses of the residents they kidnapped.   Among the victims were a landlord and some of his tenants. Immediate past Chairman of Chikun local government area, Samaila Leeman confirmed the number of people abducted from the Kaduna community.   Leeman told Channels Television that 14 members of the community were abducted by the kidnappers and taken away to an unknown destination.
Soldiers allegedly brutalize Civilians over a Missing phone
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Soldiers allegedly brutalize Civilians over a Missing phone

A video which has gone viral on social media has shown moment some soldiers allegedly brutalized residents of Wa in Upper West Region of Ghana over a missing phone. It was alleged that the soldiers launched the attack on civilians in the town in search of a missing phone belonging to one of them. According to one eyewitness, one of the soldiers is believed to have boarded what is referred to as “Yellow Yellow” or “Mahama Cambo” and lost his phone. The viral video show disturbing scenes of military men landing punches and kicks on victims in the full glare of the public in broad daylight. The incident is said to have started at 1:00 pm and lasted for close to an hour at Wa main traffic on Thursday afternoon, July 1. Watch the video below.........
Ogun flood alert: Residents of Abeokuta, Sagamu, Ota, Ijebu-Ode, others told to relocate
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Ogun flood alert: Residents of Abeokuta, Sagamu, Ota, Ijebu-Ode, others told to relocate

The Ogun State Ministry of Environment has sent an alert to residents of the state to relocate ahead of impending flash floods that will affect many areas.   The ministry, in a statement signed by the Special Adviser to Governor Dapo Abiodun on Environment, Ola Oresanya, on Tuesday informed members of the public on the weather outlook in the coming months as regards the rainy season after the devastating impact of the previous flood disaster in the state,   Oresanya quoted the Nigerian Hydrological Service Agency (NIHSA)’s metrological report as predicting that Ogun State will experience flooding this year.   He advised residents to prepare for flash floods during the month of July, especially between the 8th and 15th.   He said, “Also a high-int...
Soldiers allegedly engage policemen in brawl to free detained colleague
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Soldiers allegedly engage policemen in brawl to free detained colleague

Some soldiers have stormed a police station in the Obelawo area of Osogbo, Osun State capital, and freed a colleague detained for an undisclosed offence. The Osun State Police Command spokesperson, Yemisi Opalola, confirmed the incident saying the command had commenced investigation into the matter. Residents of the area had told a Punch correspondent that some men in military vest, had stormed the station around 8pm on Tuesday and freed a soldier that was in detention. It was further learnt that the soldiers had earlier engaged the police operatives at the station in physical combat. It was further learnt that several shots were fired during the clash, but it was not clear, which of the two groups fired the shot. However, a security source explained that the military man th...
12-year-old Housemaid allegedly Thrown Out of the House by her Guardian for Returning home from School Minutes behind Schedule
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12-year-old Housemaid allegedly Thrown Out of the House by her Guardian for Returning home from School Minutes behind Schedule

12-year-old Precious Eze, pictured above, was allegedly thrown out of her guardian's home yesterday June 23 because she returned from school thirty minutes behind schedule. According to Anambra Broadcasting Network, Precious Eze was picked up as a house girl by the unidentified guardian only three weeks ago from her home town Ezzi, Ebonyi State. Precious who had cane marks on her body, told sad tales of alleged abuse by the woman in the few weeks she was with her. Precious was taken to the TV station by some residents of the state who found her wandering on the streets in Awka, the state capital.
Nigerian Benard Okorhi jailed in U.S. over $10m fraud
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Nigerian Benard Okorhi jailed in U.S. over $10m fraud

Nigerian, Benard Emurhowhoariogho Okorhi has been sentenced to serve 75 months in U.S. federal prison for his role in an international fraud conspiracy. Okorhi, 42, is the 11th member of the fraud gang to be jailed. He was initially living in Ghana, operating a business known as Coolben Royal Links LTD. His gang used compromised email accounts to steal from businesses and romance scams on internet dating sites to trick individuals into wiring money overseas. The scheme was estimated to have cost residents of the U.S. approximately $8 million dollars. The total scheme was estimated to have netted over $10 million worldwide during criminal enterprise’s five-year lifespan. Acting U.S. Attorney Joseph C. Murphy Jr., announced the sentence on Wednesday. The group also compromised th...
Zaria Residents Sacrifice two rams as they Pray against Incessant Kidnapping
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Zaria Residents Sacrifice two rams as they Pray against Incessant Kidnapping

Residents of Kusfa in Zaria, Kaduna state, organised a prayer session to ask for Allah's intervention regarding the insecurity in the country. The residents slaughtered two rams during the prayer. They asked Allah for help to win the war against kidnapping and banditry. Photos show that the prayer session was well attended by residents. The prayer is coming a few days after the Emir of Zazzau, Ahmad Bamalli cried out that Zaria Emirate was under the siege of bandits. While hosting a delegation of the heads of security agencies serving in Kaduna at his palace on Monday, June 14, the monarch said Zaria city and its surroundings are experiencing incessant attacks and abductions.
Trouble As Married Woman Gets Stuck With Another Man During Sex
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Trouble As Married Woman Gets Stuck With Another Man During Sex

Two Ugandan sex partners created a scene on Wednesday morning, June 16 after they got stuck into each other during sex. Naija News learnt that the hilarious and at the same time awful incident happened in Gulu city, in the Northern Region of the country this morning. Pai Robins OgwengAkiiki, a resident of the community who disclosed the incident on social media, said the two were glued to each other and their sex organs could not be separated after engaging in sexual intercourse. Naija News understands that the female partner is a housewife to another man. All the efforts by the duo to separate from each other proved abortive so they raised an alarm which attracted residents and the police. According to reports, they got separated after the woman’s husband arrived at the scene ...
Attacks Won’t Make us Repeal the Anti-grazing law – Governor Ortom
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Attacks Won’t Make us Repeal the Anti-grazing law – Governor Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom has said that the violent attacks against residents of Benue state won't make his administration repeal the anti-grazing law. Ortom who spoke during a media parley, disclosed that the recent attacks has made him commence the process of recruiting responsible people of 50 years and below into the Volunteer Guards. Insisting that they've cried enough, the Governor added that the duty of the Volunteer Guards is to support the conventional security agencies in defending their communities. He said; “A few weeks ago, Benue stakeholders met and gave this administration the mandate to activate and implement the Community Volunteer Guards Law enacted in 2000. “We have already commenced the process of recruiting responsible people of 50 years and below into the...
Bandits kill three along Kaduna-Zaria highway
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Bandits kill three along Kaduna-Zaria highway

Bandits have reportedly killed three people in an attack which took place along Kaduna-Zaria highway in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State.   They were said to have invaded Dunki village near the highway on Monday morning, shooting sporadically and killing two residents of the area.   Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan who confirmed the incident said that the bandits were sighted by troops of the 4Demo Battalion of the Nigerian Army,  moving towards the highway from Sharu village in the Kerawa area.   Aruwan said the troops acted on credible intelligence on the bandits’ movement, laid an ambush and intercepted them at Lambar Zango and Hawan Kwaranza villages where they engaged in a gunfight, leading to s...
Bandits Kill 6 in Katsina Village
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Bandits Kill 6 in Katsina Village

Six people have been killed by bandits who attacked Kanawa and Runka villages of Danmusa Local Government Area of Katsina State. Daily Trust reported that a resident of Kanawa village said the bandits launched the attack on Saturday evening, June 5, and dispersed the villagers. The eyewitness also said that the bandits who were on about 60 motorcycles, came around 6:30 pm carting away some domestic animals belonging to some brides in the villages. He said; “When we heard the roar of their motorcycles, we all dispersed into the bush but they chased some of us and gunned down six and injured others. “As I speak with you now (Sunday morning), we have just finished the burial of the six persons killed; three sustained serious injuries. “One is receiving medical care in Ka...
UNICAL Final year Law Student on the run after allegedly Raping Job Seeking minor
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UNICAL Final year Law Student on the run after allegedly Raping Job Seeking minor

A final year Law student of the University of Calabar (UNICAL) has been declared wanted for allegedly raping a minor. The suspect identified as Emmanuel Friday Udofah allegedly committed the crime in a hotel he manages in State Housing Estate, Calabar Municipality. According to Cross River Watch, the suspect had placed a vacancy notice in front of the hotel and the victim applied. When she arrived for what was supposed to be an interview, the suspect allegedly dragged her into one of the rooms and repeatedly raped her. The Cross River State Commissioner of Police, CP Sikiru Akande, who confirmed the incident, warned residents and job seeker to be aware of fraudulent job advertisement. Confirming the incident to CRW, the State Chairperson of Child Protection Network, CPN,...
Another Police Station Burnt by Hoodlums in Imo
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Another Police Station Burnt by Hoodlums in Imo

Unknown gunmen have razed theAmandugba Divisional Police Headquarters in Isu Local Government Area of Imo State yesterday May 31. According to The Nation, residents say the attackers threw explosives into the police station before it went up in flames. ” Isu Divisional Police Headquarters is on fire now. Fire has engulfed the facility. The attackers threw explosives objects and it caught fire immediately.” This will be the fourth Divisional Police Headquarters burnt by hoodlums in less than one week in Imo State.
IPOB’s sit-at-home order: Get cutlasses, defend yourselves or forfeit your shops – Governor Umahi tells traders
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IPOB’s sit-at-home order: Get cutlasses, defend yourselves or forfeit your shops – Governor Umahi tells traders

Governor David Umahi has asked residents of Ebonyi state to ignore the sit-at-home order of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and defend themselves if attacked. Seccessionist group, IPOB had declared a sit-at-home in the south-east region from May 29 to 31. Umahi who warned that traders who comply with the sit-at-home order on Monday May 31 will forfeit their shops, charged those who have no weapon to get cutlasses for self-defence. The Governor Umahi  in a state-wide broadcast on Saturday May 29 to mark the sixth anniversary of his administration, also directed that all markets, shops, and offices should open for business on Monday. The statement read; “There should be free movement of people in the state on Saturday, Sunday, Monday and other days of the y...
Ignore IPOB’s Sit-at-home order – Imo state Government tells Residents
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Ignore IPOB’s Sit-at-home order – Imo state Government tells Residents

The Imo state government has asked residents of the state to ignore a sit-at-home order issued by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on May 29 and May 30. The state's Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Declan Emelumba, while speaking in Owerri, the state capital on Thursday, May 27, said residents of the state can go about their lawful businesses without fear of molestation, adding that adequate security arrangements had been put in place to ensure safety and freedom of movement. “Imo residents should disregard these messages as they have no consequence whatsoever. They should go about their normal businesses without any fear of molestation. Let our people be rest assured that the government has put all necessary security measures in place to ensure the ...
Obiano Imposes Curfew on two Anambra Communities following Communal Clash that left 3 Dead
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Obiano Imposes Curfew on two Anambra Communities following Communal Clash that left 3 Dead

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has imposed a curfew on two communities in the state following a communal clash that led to the death of three people on Sunday, May 16. Residents of Anaku and Omor Communities had on Sunday engaged in a clash. Houses were burned and residents were injured, three people fatally so. According to a statement issued by the Secretary to the state government, Prof. Solo Chukwukibelu, the curfew would be between 7pm and 6am daily until further notice He added that the governor warned that his administration would not tolerate residents taking laws into their hands. He said anyone found causing breach of peace would face the full wrath of the law. The state Police Public Relations Officer PPRO, Mr. Ikenga Tochukwu, while confirming that th...
Herdsmen flee Delta community as thunder strike kills 12 cows
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Herdsmen flee Delta community as thunder strike kills 12 cows

Herdsmen on Sunday evening of May 2, ran away from Urhodo-Ovu community in Ethiope-East Local Government Area of Delta State as thunder strike killed 12 of their cows. The herdsmen and the cows were in their settlement when the incident occurred minutes after the heavy downpour, DAILY POST gathered. Indigenes and residents of the community especially farmers were, however, happy over the incident. At the time of filing this report, the 12 dead cows were still lying fallow on the ground. The incident caused serious tension amongst the herdsmen as they quickly moved their belongings and ran away from the community for fear of being struck dead by the same thunder.
“I Don’t Think Lagos will Ever get a Governor that Actually Cares about the People of Lagos like Fashola did”- BBNaija star, Leo Da Silva
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“I Don’t Think Lagos will Ever get a Governor that Actually Cares about the People of Lagos like Fashola did”- BBNaija star, Leo Da Silva

Reality TV star, Leo Da Silva, is of the opinion that Lagos state can never have a governor that actually cares for its residents like Babatunde Fashola. Fashola who is currently the Minister of Works and Housing, was governor from May 29, 2007, to May 29, 2015. Leo via his Twitter handle wrote ''I don’t think Lagos will ever get a Governor that actually cares about the people of Lagos like Fashola did.'' When a follower countered his opinion stating that the current governor, Babatunde Sanwo-Olu, is actually doing well, Leo didn't agree. See their exchange below
Army Raids Imo Communities, Arrests Youths, Residents Over IPOB, ESN Membership
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Army Raids Imo Communities, Arrests Youths, Residents Over IPOB, ESN Membership

The Nigerian Army has deployed its personnel to some Imo State communities to carry out raids, discreet searches and arrests of youths and residents who are suspected to be linked to the Indigenous People of Biafra and its security arm, the Eastern Security Network. Multiple sources told SaharaReporters that the military personnel, suspected to be led by the 34 Artillery Brigade, Owerri, since Sunday have been arresting male residents and youths, particularly in Oguta and Ohaji communities and clamping them into vans and taken to unknown destinations. “We have been getting distress calls from our relatives and people that the army sent its men to surround communities in Ohaji, Osu, Agwa and Izombe. They have been abducting some male youths It is an abduction because nobody a...
Suspected Herdsmen Invade Benue Community, Kill 11 Residents, Injure Scores
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Suspected Herdsmen Invade Benue Community, Kill 11 Residents, Injure Scores

Suspected Fulani herdsmen militias have invaded Mbakyondu, in Gwer-West Local Government Area of Benue State, killing no fewer that 11 persons, while others were left injured. DAILY POST gathered that the incident occurred at about 4:am on Friday night when the residents were fast asleep. A media aide to the LG Chairman, Mr. Udam Samuel said recovered bodies of the deceased have been deposited in a morgue at Naka, the LG headquarters. According to him, security agencies have been deployed to the affected area to ensure that normalcy returns to the place. He said: “Security agencies swang into action as directed by the executive chairman Gwer-West LGC, Hon Mrs Grace Igbabon.” Mr Udam, a native of the village also said some members of the community were still missing as bo...
Killer Fruit Juice: 10 Dead, 400 Hospitalised In Kano, States Warn Residents
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Killer Fruit Juice: 10 Dead, 400 Hospitalised In Kano, States Warn Residents

The Kano State Government on Thursday said 10 people had died and 400 others hospitalised after drinking a poisonous fruit juice. The state government had month said the poisonous fruit juice claimed three lives and led to the hospitalisation of 183 others. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Aminu Tsanyawa, in a video recording made available to journalists in Kano on Thursday, stated that out of 400 people hospitalised, 50 persons were undergoing treatment for kidney-related ailments. As the Kano State Government gave an update on the killer drink, Lagos, Katsina, Cross River, Sokoto and Osun state governments urged residents to be vigilant before consuming any fruit drink. Although they urged residents not to panic, they advised them to check the expiry dates of drinks. T...
How Talle Mai Ruwa Was Burnt To Death In Bauchi For Blasphemy – Residents
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How Talle Mai Ruwa Was Burnt To Death In Bauchi For Blasphemy – Residents

Residents of Sade Community in the Darazo Local Government Area of Bauchi State have recounted the last moments of Talle Mai Ruwa, a middle-aged man who was tortured to death for alleged blasphemy. He was also burnt for allegedly insulting Prophet Muhammad. Some of the residents said the killer mob dragged Talle Mia Ruwa out of a police post in the community where he was initially kept, before killing him. They were said to have overpowered the police personnel and dragged the middle-aged man to the community square where they killed him. SaharaReporters exclusively on Tuesday reported that irate youths backed by leaders in Sade community in the Darazo LGA burnt Talle Mai Ruwa for allegedly insulting Prophet Muhammad. He was said to have been dragged away by the youths i...

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