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Tribes

The Full List Of All The 371 Tribes In Nigeria & The States Where They Originated From Below is the collective list of all Nigerian Tribes and the States where they are from:- 1 Abayon Cross River 2 Abua (Odual) Rivers 3 Achipa (Achipawa) Kebbi 4 Adim Cross River 5 Adun Cross River 6 Affade […]

Police arraign bus driver for raping 78-year-old woman

The Lagos State Police Command, on Wednesday, arraigned a commercial bus driver, Jelili Lawal, for allegedly raping a septuagenarian. PUNCH Metro had reported that the 78-year-old woman, who was returning to her place of residence in the Ketu area of Lagos, had missed her way when Lawal offered her a lift to her destination. The woman, […]

Fear in Lagos community as fuel pollutes wells

Residents of the Abule Egba area of Lagos have raised the alarm over pollution of their sources of water supply by fuel that reportedly spilled from the petroleum pipeline ruptured by oil thieves on Wednesday, December 19, 2018. Our correspondent observed that wells, which were the main sources of water supply to houses on Arowolo […]

Many feared dead as truck rams into Ekiti market

Many were feared dead in an evening fatal accident that occurred at a roadside market in Iworoko Ekiti, Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Area of Ekiti State. Sources said a truck coming from Ifaki Ekiti heading towards Ado Ekiti lost control and rammed into the market at about 8pm on Saturday. Although casualty figures could not be […]

Police arrest Lagos the cattle sellers for funding bandits in Zamfara

Police arrest Lagos the cattle sellers for funding bandits in Zamfara

Four cattle sellers in Abattoir, Agege area of Lagos State, have been arrested by the police for allegedly providing funds for bandits terrorising some towns in Zamfara State. Places that had been attacked by the bandits included Tsafe, Zurmi, Shinkafi, Maradun, Maru and Brinin-Magaji local government areas of the state. The police claimed that the […]

Operatives kill two abductors in gun battle, arrest one

Two kidnappers were on Friday shot dead by operatives of the Rivers State Police Command and men of the Inspector-General of Police Monitoring Unit. The police also arrested one the hoodlums with bullet wounds during the exchange of gunfire in Khana Local Government Area of the state, while a kidnap victim was rescued by the […]

Army buries 14 soldiers killed in Boko Haram ambush

The Nigerian Army on Friday buried 14 soldiers killed in an ambush by Boko Haram terrorists on December 24, 2018. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the 14 soldiers who were on escort duty were ambushed on their way back to Kaduna by the terrorists on Damaturu-Maiduguri road. The General Officer Commanding 1 Division Nigerian Army, […]

Wicked: Man stabs wife to death over alleged extramarital affairs

The Niger State Police Command has apprehended one Ishaya David, 29, for allegedly killing his wife. Ishaya was arrested by police detectives attached to the Gawu Babangida Division in the Gurara Local Government Area of the state. The suspect, who hails from Sabon Kaida village in Gurara, was said to have killed his wife, Rifkatu […]

Club raid!!! Lagos CP recalls Anti-Cultism Unit boss

Club raid: Lagos CP recalls Anti-Cultism Unit boss

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, has ordered the withdrawal of the Officer in Charge of the Anti-Cultism Unit of the Lagos State Police Command, Akineyem Etuk, from his beat to the command’s headquarters in order to enable investigators determine his role in the raid on the Lakers County nightclub in the Ikorodu […]

Family asks NYSC, police to strengthen look for missing corps member

Family asks NYSC, police to strengthen look for missing corps member

The group of a serving individual from the National Youth Administration Corps in Lagos State, Abdulrafiu Imam, has asked the NYSC and the police to strengthen the search for him. Imam, an alum of Science from the Government College of Innovation, Minna, Niger State, disappeared on December 24, 2018, after he left the flat he […]

Photographer convicted over yellow card forgery

An FCT High Court in Apo on Thursday convicted a photographer, Akwu Josiah, 28, charged with the possession of a forged international certificate of vaccination (Yellow Card) and conspiracy. He was, however, remanded in the custody of Kuje prison pending his sentence. The convict, who was arraigned by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related […]

One killed, six injured in Croatia power plant fire

One worker was killed, six were injured and two went missing in a fire that broke out Thursday at a hydropower plant near the Croatian port Dubrovnik, police said. The fire at the Dubrovnik power plant in Plat, some 15 kilometres (nine miles) south of the Adriatic resort, was brought under control, the national firefighting […]

Lagos orders traders to leave rail tracks, Collect Their goods

Lagos orders traders to leave rail tracks, Collect Their goods The Lagos State Government on Monday start what it called “Operation all illegal traders must leave rail tracks in Lagos” with the confiscation of wares being sold on the rail lines. The Head, Public Affairs Unit, Lagos State Task Force, Mr Adebayo Taofiq, said in […]