A man who killed a massive snake in the Ago Palace way, Okota area of Lagos, has revealed how he will cash out for being lucky to kill the reptile.
Below is how an eyewitness who posted the photos narrated the story online;
“I was on a tour and building inspection around the region of Ago this afternoon where I encountered a man who just killed a snake before my very eyes.
“Funny enough, the man who killed the snake has […]
Celebrity socialite and TV girl, Toke Makinwa has revealed that a gas cylinder leak led to the fire incident that killed her parents when she was just a kid.
In the second chapter of her tell-all memoir, ‘On Becoming’, Rhythm FM Lagos on-air personality, Toke Makinwa revealed that a gas cylinder leak led to the fire incident that killed her parents when she was just 8-years-old.
According to reports, while describing the events of the day of the gas explosion, she wrote: […]
Troops attached to the 121 Task Force Battalion killed 20 Boko Haram terrorist on Saturday, November 26th. The troops were escorting local government officials including the Caretaker committee chairman of Gwoza Local Government Council, Hon. Saeed Salisu Sambo and travellers from Pulka to Maiduguri when the terrorists ambushed the convoy.
They fired shots at the troops and officials, detonated improvised explosive devices (IEDs). However, the troops successfully repelled the attack. Six soldiers sustained various degrees of injuries.
The council boss took to […]
A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress APC, Mr Afolabi Olaposi was reportedly killed by unknown gunmen on Thursday night in Owo.
The Party said in a statement issued by its Publicity Secretary, Mr Abayomi Adesanya, on Friday in Akure that Olaposi was shot dead on his way home after attending a meeting of the party in preparation for the governorship election.
“Olaposi, who is one of the leaders of our party in Igboroko Ward 1, Owo, was also an ardent supporter […]
It was gathered that the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has welcomed the recent report published by Amnesty International, AI, detailing the alleged killing of 150 pro-Biafra activists by Nigerian soldiers, but pointed out that the figure was not a true reflection of number of its members killed from August 2015 till date, which is the period the report covered.
It declared that, within the period, over 2000 of its members have been killed, with another 750 still missing.
A statement issued […]
Nigerian security operatives have intercepted another suicide bomber who attempted to penetrate a Transit Camp of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) along Muna Garage.
While suspecting the ulterior motive of the suicide bomber with his strange behaviour, the security operatives attempted to accustom him.
But in his attempt to detonate the explosive device, he was gunned down by the officials
PRNigeria gathered that the Transit camp is used to check and screen potential displaced people before being allowed into any of the IDP camps […]
An eight-month-old girl, Zainab, who was reportedly shot dead on Monday during the clash between the Nigeria Police Force, NPF and members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, in Kano State, has been laid to rest.
Zainab, who was strapped on her mother’s back during the clash, was killed by a stray bullet.
She was said to have died instantly.
Photos of her heartbreaking funeral hit the social media on Wednesday with some calling on the government to fight for her justice.
A senior Nigerian soldier was on Tuesday killed by the Boko Haram.
B.U. Umar, a lieutenant colonel and commanding officer of 114 TF battalion of the Nigerian Army was ambushed alongside his troops on Monday morning between Bita and Piridang.
“His vehicle stepped on an improvised explosive device, but he was not hurt,” a source told newsmen.
“He came out to assess the damage on the vehicle and Boko Haram opened fire and killed him in the process.”
The soldiers were said to be […]
It was gathered that the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Idris Ibrahim, has explained why police officers killed some Shiites members in Kano yesterday.
Recall that about 15 Shiite members and one policeman reportedly lost their lives during yesterday’s clash between the movement and the police in Kano.
Addressing State House Correspondents at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Monday, the Police boss explained that the police opened fire on the Shiite members in self defence, adding that members of the sect were […]
Nine persons were feared killed yesterday when security agents and members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), otherwise known as Shi’ites clashed in Kano over the yearly procession of the group.
Eight Shi’ite members and one policeman were killed while others from both sides suffered serious injuries.
Confirming the clash, the state Police Commissioner, Rabi’u Yusuf, said: “At about 0800 hours, thousands of Shi’ite members obstructed motorists’ and other road users’ free access to Kano-Kaduna expressway between Kwanar Dawaki and Tamburawa […]
According to reports, the police in Cross River said one of its personnel, Cpl. Kingsley Iyeke, had killed another policeman, Insp. Edet Archibong, during a gun duel between the police and suspected cultists in Calabar.
Mr Jimoh Ozi-Obeh, the Commissioner of Police in the state, made this known on Monday in Calabar while briefing newsmen on the activities of the command in the past one month.
The commissioner said that after the incident, the police swung into action by tracing the cultists […]