• Ondo election: Violence rocks Owo as hoodlums snatch ballot box… See photo

    Ondo election: Violence rocks Owo as hoodlums snatch ballot box… See photo

    Reports reaching ADELOVE from Owo Local Government area of Ondo State show that the governorship election in the state has been marred with violence.

    Some hoodlums have shattered the ballot box and hijacked the ballot papers.

    It was gathered that all efforts by security personnel drafted to the polling booth to stop the situation hit the rocks.

    This is coming barely 24 hours after two persons lost their lives during an outbreak of violence.

    Owo is the hometown of the All Progressives Congress (APC) […]

  • Oshodi mayhem: residents seek action against hoodlums

    Oshodi mayhem: residents seek action against hoodlums

    Residents of Brown Street in Oshodi yesterday urged the Lagos State Government to draft more security operatives to Oshodi.

    This, they said, would scare away hoodlums who disturb the peace of the community.

    The residents denied that Tuesday and yesterday clashes that left many injured were between rival groups of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW).

    They said the hoodlums chased away by the Lagos State Taskforce on Environmental and Special Offences have found an haven behind Moyosore Shopping Complex in […]

  • Comedian Seyi Law Attacked By Hoodlums In Lagos (Photos)

    Comedian Seyi Law Attacked By Hoodlums In Lagos (Photos)

    Popular Comedian, Seyi Law has suffered a terrible misfortune in the hands of hoodlums who lashed out at him in a night attack

    Popular comedian, Seyi Law and his friend were attacked today by hoodlums who wanted their money and phones.

    Seyi Law shared a photo from the attack on his Instagram page and explained what happened.

    He posted the photo below of the injury he sustained during the attack.

    He then wrote:

    “God is indeed God of all.

    “Let me just thank God for seeing […]

  • Hoodlums raid communities in Zamfara, kill two policemen and 23 others

    Hoodlums raid communities in Zamfara, kill two policemen and 23 others

    Bandits in Dole, Tudun Bugaje and Kwangwami communities in Zurmi Local Government of Zamfara State, over the weekend, killed two policemen and 23 others.

    Dan Awunah, spokesperson for the states police command stated this yesterday in Abuja.

    Awunah said the police mobile force and the counter-terrorism unit had been deployed in the area to restore law and order.

    According to the lawmaker representing Zurmi West in the House of Assembly, Yusuf Moriki, 25 people died while many were injured.

    “So far, we have the record of 25 […]

  • Unidentified Hoodlums invade Abuja IDPs camp and steal relief materials

    Unidentified Hoodlums invade Abuja IDPs camp and steal relief materials

    Unidentified hoodlums numbering 100 invaded the Internally Displaced Persons camp in Apo area of Abuja on Saturday and carted away some relief materials meant for 872 IDPs by the Nigerian Red Cross Society.

    It was gathered that the incident occurred during the distribution of the relief materials to the IDPs by Total Nigeria PLC.

    Confirming the incident in an interview, the Corporate Affairs Manager, Total Nigeria PLC, Mr. Alber Mabuyaku, said, “It is based on this incident that we decided to officially […]

  • DPO stabbed as hoodlums attack police headquarters in Anambra

    DPO stabbed as hoodlums attack police headquarters in Anambra

    About 16 hoodlums armed with machetes and other dangerous weapons on Sunday night invaded Ogidi Police Divisional Headquarters in Idemili North Local Government Area, Anambra State, injuring the Divisional Police Officer, (DPO), Mr Hassan Musa and four other policemen.

    Sources said the bandits  who tied white bands on their heads stormed the station at about 9pm as they beat the armed policemen at the gate before forcing their way into the  station  from where they made straight to the counter where […]

  • Hoodlums set former Rivers lawmaker’s house ablaze

    Hoodlums set former Rivers lawmaker’s house ablaze

    Hoodlums on Wednesday night burnt down the house of a former lawmaker, Dr. Chidi Lloyd, in Akpabu community, Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State.

    It was learned that the development had caused panic in the community, as the incident was said to have happened less than 24 hours before an Appeal Court upheld the election of Sam Ogeh, the former lawmaker’s opponent in the March 19, 2016 State House of Assembly rerun election.

    While Lloyd, who was the former Leader of […]

  • Hoodlums attack police station, steal AK-47 rifle in Anambra

    Hoodlums attack police station, steal AK-47 rifle in Anambra

    No fewer than 23 persons have been arrested in connection with the attack on a police station in Ukpo, Dunukofia Local Government of Area, LGA, of Anambra State.

    The hoodlums stole one AK-47 rifle belonging to the command.

    The state Commissioner of Police, CP, Mr. Sam Okaula, who confirmed the incident to newsmen on Tuesday said some of the hoodlums from Abagana community have been charged to court, adding that more arrests would be made.

    According to the CP, the report of the […]

  • Police killed my son, but asked me to say it was hoodlums —mother

    Police killed my son, but asked me to say it was hoodlums —mother

    She gazed into the sky murmuring to herself oblivious of her surroundings, only for her to say why will the police kill my son in his prime. “Why will they choose to kill him on the day his School certificate results  were released and he made all his papers?”

    Mrs. Preye Daniel was asking those who had come to commiserate with her over the death of her first son,  Innocent Daniel Kokorifa, who was allegedly killed by policemen attached to the […]

  • Lagos hoodlums destroy 14 BRT buses over death of hawker

    Lagos hoodlums destroy 14 BRT buses over death of hawker

    At least 14 Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) buses were on Wednesday vandalized by suspected hoodlums along the Ikorodu Road in Lagos.

    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the hoodlums were protesting the death of a street hawker, who was knocked down by an articulated vehicle while trying to evade arrest by Kick Against Indiscipline (KAI) officials at Maryland Bus Stop.

    After the incident, the hoodlums pounced on the mass transit vehicles to express their displeasure with the hawker’s death.

    A BRT […]

  • Ayefele is hospitalized in Ekiti due to injuries sustained from Hoodlum

    Ayefele is hospitalized in Ekiti due to injuries sustained from Hoodlum

    Following weekend’s hoodlums attacks on Gospel Tungba crooner, Yinka Ayefele, in in Akure, the Ondo State capital, he has been hospitalised owing to the impact of the injuries sustained in the attack.

    The popular musician was on Monday afternoon rushed to an undisclosed hospital in Ado Ekiti, where he had gone to honour the invitation of the Ekiti State government to perform at the World Teachers Day organised by the state government.

    A release signed by his Publicist, Mr. David Ajiboye disclosed […]