A devastating explosion that rocked a pipeline belonging to the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) yesterday left residents of Ughelli, in Delta State, in shock.
Though initial investigation indicate that the explosion was as a result of a fault, some community sources said it was as a result of an attack by suspected militants.
“Yes, there was a huge explosion on a pipeline known as Abura line operated by NPDC at about 7.45 pm, but we are not sure whether it was […]
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 […]
Governor Fayose shares his birthday cake with residents of Ado-Ekiti, hands them N200 each… See photos
Ekiti state governor who turned 56 on Tuesday November 15th, took his birthday celebration to the streets of Ado-Ekiti, the state capital yesterday, where he shared his birthday cake with them and also handed them N200 each. Speaking at the celebration, he said;
“It is a show of love to my people, we can’t sit in the government house and enjoy the comfort of the office without remembering them, I got a lot of gifts on my birthday, cakes, yam tubers, […]
Some group of residents who are disgruntled by their neighbours loud and disturbing s*x have written letters warning them about the matter.
A compilation of angry letters written by some aggrieved residents who couldn’t stomach their neighbours’ noisy s*x has gone viral on the internet.
In order to avoid a physical altercation, the neighbours resorted to writing hilarious, serious, mundane and vulgar letters warning their neighbours of the
It was gathered that the management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Sunday apologised to its consumers in Victoria Island, Ikoyi, Lekki, and Oniru areas of Lagos over power outage.
Mr Godwin Idemudia, the General Manager, Corporate Communications of the company, spoke in a statement in Lagos.
According to him, the outage was due to the damage done to the 33KVA underground cable by the contractors handling the Lagos State Government beautification project along Kingsway Road, Ikoyi.
Idemudia listed the affected areas […]
According to reports, the Ogun State Commissioner of Police, CP, Ahmed Iliyasu, has called on residents of Anglican Road, Ilupewo community in Ado-Odo-Otta Local Government Area of the state to remain calm after they reportedly received a letter from suspected armed robbers of an impending visit.
The robbers posted the letters on gates and doors informing residents of the boundary community between Lagos and Ogun States, to keep Christmas gifts for them as they would be visiting anytime soon.
Following the development, […]
Abuja residents were on Thursday thrown into confusion following the alleged bomb scare at Jabi Lake Mall.
Jabi Lake Mall is a busy area in Abuja that houses Shoprite, Game, and other shops within the area.
It was learnt that residents and motorists were scared by a suspicious object, alleged to be IED, was found under the bridge near the mall.
The Police, however, dismissed the suspicion of the residents saying that it was just a device being used for the measurement of […]
Some residents of Port Harcourt in Rivers State have expressed worry over the unhealthy rivalry among political parties as the December 10 re-run election in the state draws near.
The residents expressed the concern in a survey carried out by the News Agency of Nigeria in Port Harcourt on Tuesday.
They also expressed dismay that the politicians were overheating the polity through unhealthy rivalries, which could discourage many people from participating actively in the re-run election.
Ndamzi Jikeji, a lawyer, said that politicians […]
According to reports, the Police in Zamfara said several people were killed by gunmen suspected to be cattle rustlers at a mining site in Gidan Ardo Village of Bindin district of Maru Local Government Area.
The Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, in the state, Shehu Muhammad, disclosed this to journalists in Gusau on Tuesday.
Mr. Muhammad, however, said the command had yet to ascertain the actual number of those killed during the mayhem; although residents said over 40 people were killed.
He said […]
There was confusion in Osogbo, the Osun State capital following the discovery of a toddler’s corpse floating on the Osun River.
It was gathered that the corpse was sighted by some students, who were going home on Wednesday evening.
An eye witness, Toba Adedeji, said that some secondary school students were seen gathered on the popular Osun River bridge gazing at an object in the water.
He said their curiosity caught the attention of passers-by who identified the floating object to be corpse […]
According to reports, the Benue State Police Command said its operatives on Thursday engaged in a gun duel with members of a gang that killed five residents of the state in an attack on Tuesday.
An 85-year-old woman was also shot dead during the attack in Tor Donga in Katsina-Ala Local Government Area of Benue State.
Three of the victims of the Tuesday attack were shot dead when the gang stormed a bar around 9pm on motorcycles while the two other victims […]