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11 killed, 15 injured in Boko Haram attack on Maiduguri


Eleven persons were killed and 15 others injured in Saturday’s Boko Haram attack on Maiduguri, the Commissioner of Police in Borno State, Damian Chukwu said. The Commissioner in a text message to some journalists in the town, revealed that his

Three shot dead as police, IPOB clash in Imo


Three persons were reportedly shot dead on Monday when policemen and members of the Indigenous People of Biafra ( IPOB ) clashed in Owerri, the Imo State capital. A police source told our correspondent on Tuesday that the IPOB members

Police assault, strip man for refusing to submit phone for checks


Policemen from the Owutu Police Station, near Agric bus stop, Ikorodu, Lagos State, on Tuesday, beat and stripped a man for allegedly refusing to allow them to check his telephone. The man, who was seen calling on members of the

Bandits kill Katsina Anglican priest- Demand N10m ransom for wife, kids


A priest of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Anthony Jata’u, has been killed by bandits in Gusau, Zamfara State, on the way to his new station in Katsina State. Multiple sources close to the family told our correspondent on

Police arrest FUTO undergraduate for allegedly killing estranged boyfriend in Imo


Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Imo State Police Command have arrested a female undergraduate of the Federal University of Technology ( FUTO ), Owerri, Chitere Okoronkwo, for allegedly killing her boyfriend, Johnmark Osigwe. The state Commissioner of

Man with two wives dies after sex romp with married lover


A 57-year-old man, simply identified as Ismaila, has died after an alleged sex romp with his married lover in a Lagos hotel. Our correspondent gathered that Ismaila, who was married to two wives, had gone to the Ace Bar in

Woman tortures seven-year-old niece with hot knife for stealing chewing gum


A seven-year-old girl, Mazichukwu, is battling with burns allegedly inflicted on her by her aunt, whom she lives with on Josiah Aina Street, Alakuko, Lagos State. The aunt, Mrs Loveth Ozoihu, reportedly punished the girl by beating her with a

How rotten tomatoes cause cancer


Good health, they say, is wealth but one’s health can become a devourer through frequent medical treatment if not well-cared for. What we consume is expected to serve as nutrients and medicine to the body. Rather, it may bring diseases

Man, woman found dead in car in Lagos


The Creative Director, Image World Visuals, Emmanuel Chetan, and Annie Akhadelor, were found dead in a parked car, whose engine was running at Mende, Maryland, Lagos State, on Saturday. Residents said Chetan lived at 37A Atiba Osborne Street, Mende. Our

Ondo housewife arrested for assaulting daughter over inability to recite numerals


A housewife, Bisola Anthony, who was on the run after allegedly using a stirring rod to assault her two-year-old daughter because of her inability to properly recite numerals, has been apprehended by the operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil