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LAGOS POLICE OFFICER DIMISSED FOR SHOOTING LOVER

The Lagos State Police Command has dismissed and prosecuted one Seargent Eze Aiwansoba attached to the Special Protection Unit, Base 16, Ikeja, for firing and attempting to kill his lady friend, Joy Ndubueze. A statement from Olumuyiwa Adejobi,   the Lagos… Continue Reading →

SCHOOLBOY, ONE OTHER KILLED IN ANAMBRA AUTO-CRASH

Two persons, including a schoolboy, Monday, died in two separate auto crashes in Anambra State. NEWSNAIJA learned that the schoolboy was crossing a road in the Oyi Local Government Area of the state when he was knocked down by a… Continue Reading →

TWO ARRESTED IN RIVERS WITH DEFICIENT PONMO FROM MADAGASCAR

The Government of Rivers State has intercepted a truckload of suspected deficient animal hide, popularly called ponmo, in Onne, Eleme Local Government Area of the state, even as two persons accompanying the truck were arrested. Dr. Fred Kpakol,  the  Commissioner… Continue Reading →

BAUCHI GOV’T TO REPATRIATE COMMERCIAL SEX WORKER TO STATE OF ORIGIN

News reaching us says Bauchi State Government said it will send back all commercial sex workers operating in the state back to their various states of origin. Barr. Aminu Balarae Isah, the   Permanent Commissioner in charge of Hisbah in the… Continue Reading →

HOUSES BURNT, ONE FEARED DEAD AS GUNMEN ATTACK EBONYI COMMUNITY

On Monday, fewer than 20 houses were, burnt by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, in Umu-Ugadu and Obodo Ocha villages, Umuogodo-Akpu Ngbo community, in the Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. According to a reliable community source, the… Continue Reading →

KATSINA COMMUNITY YOUTHS, KILL, BURN THREE BANDITS

Three gunmen alleged to be bandits were killed by residents of Magamar Jibia border community, Katsina State on Sunday. NEWSNAIJA learned that the gunmen had stormed the community on vehicles and motorcycles around 11 pm on Sunday and invaded the… Continue Reading →

FOOD HAWKER KILLED, HEADLESS BODY DISCOVERED IN OSUN

A suspected ritualist has allegedly killed a 55-year-old food hawker, identified as   Latifat Oyebode, and mutilated her body in the Ogbinrin area of Ile-Ife, Osun State. NEWSNAIJA learned  Oyebode, a resident of the Alapata area of Modakeke, was reportedly lured… Continue Reading →

TWO ARRESTED AS MAN SLUMPS, DIES DURING ARGUMENT IN LAGOS PUB

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested two suspects for the alleged killing of a 64-year-old man identified as  Osita Anwuanwu, in the Arida area of Ikotun. Muyiwa Adejobi,  the state Police Public Relations Officer, said in a… Continue Reading →

MOTHER OF THREE SLUMPS AS POWA DEMOLISHES SHOPS IN LAGOS

A mother of three, simply identified as Mama Esther, has been hospitalized after she slumped when her shop was demolished by officials of the Police Officers’ Wives Association. It was gathered that POWA had given the tenants in its market… Continue Reading →

ISLAMIC CLERIC ARRESTED FOR BEATING PUPIL TO COMA IN KWARA

A human rights lawyer, Identified as Aishat Temin, has condemned the act of a cleric who allegedly beat a student to a coma for stealing money from a local safe also known as a piggy bank. The police had arrested… Continue Reading →

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