Category: Metro
    Police arrest 176 suspected thieves, rustlers in Kano
    Addressing newsmen while parading 173 suspects of various crimes at the headquarters, the state Commiasioner of Police, Habu Sani explained that the suspects conspired with the security guard to break a warehouse and stole the tyres at Sabon...
    By utaka1596 December 24, 2019 64
    Again, policeman kills civilian in Ogun
    It was learnt that the incident happened over the weekend when the policemen sneaked out of their duty post in the prison to attend an end of the year party organised by miners in Oba, Obafemi Owode Local Government area of Abeokuta. A friend...
    By utaka1596 December 24, 2019 57
    Sodomy in Akwa Ibom as men turn daughters to sex slaves, rape, defile others
    The trauma in which the victims, in most cases are girl-children below thirteen years of age pass through can better be imagined than experienced. When our reporter visited the Akwa Ibom Police headquarters Ikot-Akpanabia, Uyo, to assess the...
    By utaka1596 December 24, 2019 268
    Fire guts section of Onitsha Bridgehead market, destroys 40 shops
    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the fire gutted heaps of yam tubers, wooden doors, chairs, mattresses, saw machines, crates of soft drinks, amongst other items in the market. It was learnt that the fire, which lasted for about an...
    By utaka1596 December 24, 2019 245
    Police talk tough as cultists terrorize Ogun
    DAILY POST learnt that some cult groups have been terrorising the Adatan, Enugada and Elega area of Abeokuta since Sunday. Our correspondent gathered that the rival cult groups belong to different Confraternities, engaging one another in a...
    By utaka1596 December 24, 2019 374
    Police rescue 26 human trafficking victims, arrest 7 kidnappers in Kano
    Ahmad-Sani, who made the disclosure while briefing journalists in Kano on Monday, said the success was recorded as a result of hard work and commitment of officers and men of the command to make Kano safe and secured. He noted that seven...
    By utaka1596 December 23, 2019 372
    Labourer remanded over alleged robbery in Lagos
    Chief Magistrate Mrs G.O. Anifowose refused to take the defendant’s plea and ordered that he should be kept at the custodial centre until Jan. 24, to allow the court to seek advice from the director of public prosecutions. The defendant, who...
    By utaka1596 December 23, 2019 376
    Thieves burgle Cross River State Newspaper Corporation
    The thieves, who were reportedly carted away, amongst other items, giant refrigerator, industrial fans, colour television and other items, were not caught as they disappeared with the stolen items. DAILY POST gathered that the thieves gained...
    By utaka1596 December 23, 2019 349
    Police confirm arrest of kidnappers of Unizik staff
    Police in Anambra have confirmed the arrest of three people in connection with the recent kidnapping of a staff of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Engr Emeka Chiaghana. Chiaghana was kidnapped on 25th November in front of his house in Nibo,...
    By utaka1596 December 22, 2019 396
    Fire razes another popular Edo market [PHOTOS]
    It look like black yuletide in Edo State over the recent fire outbreaks ravaging markets in the state. The latest happened on Sunday as fire engulfed the popular Ekiosa (third) market along Murtala Muhammed way as fire consumed goods worth...
    By utaka1596 December 22, 2019 414
    Fire guts part of LG council headquarters in Anambra
    The cause of the fire which was said to have started at about 9 pm could not be ascertained. The state police command’s spokesperson, SP Haruna Mohammed who confirmed this to DAILY POST said only one office, belonging to a director in the...
    By utaka1596 December 22, 2019 414
    Police Inspector kills Corporal, commits suicide in Abuja
    A statement by ASP Mariam Yusuf in Abuja said the incident happened on Saturday at the Police Divisional Headquarters in Dutsen Alhaji area of the territory. She said that preliminary investigation into the incident revealed that the inspector...
    By utaka1596 December 22, 2019 471
    Naval officer allegedly shoots butcher dead in Ogun
    The yet-to-be identified soldier was said to have fled the scene immediately the incident happened for fear of being mobbed. DAILY POST learnt that the incident occurred on Saturday when the Naval official and the meat seller got involved in...
    By utaka1596 December 22, 2019 429
    358 persons die in Ogun auto crashes
    The Sector Commander, Ogun State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Clement Oladele, disclosed this, Friday, while speaking at a seminar organised for transporters in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. Oladele disclosed that 50%...
    By utaka1596 December 21, 2019 388
    Ex-NNPC staff hacked to death by worker in Ilorin farm
    It was learnt that the deceased who retired from the finance department of the NNPC was allegedly hacked to death on December 13 by one of the workers in his farm at Oke-Oyi, outskirts of Ilorin. Narrating the incident to The Nation, younger...
    By utaka1596 December 21, 2019 401
    Primary school pupil drowns in Cross River
    The incident occurred when the victim was allegedly sent to go and fetch water from the river, along with a few others. An eyewitness, who pleaded that his name should not be in print, said that after the boys had plunged into the water to...
    By utaka1596 December 21, 2019 356
    How 24-year-old man raped 7-year-old girl in Kano
    Suleiman, an unemployed, who lives at Kachako Village, Takai Local Government Area of Kano, is being tried on a count charge of rape. Earlier, the police prosecutor, Insp. Pogu Lale, had told the court that one Abubakar Usman of the same...
    By utaka1596 December 21, 2019 406
    Trailer loaded with cows crushes two to death in Kaduna
    Confirming the incident, Hafiz Mohammed, Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Kaduna Sector Command, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna that the accident occurred around 1:53 a.m on Friday Mohammed said that the...
    By utaka1596 December 20, 2019 289
    ‘CBN Governor’ arrested in Uyo
    Onyebuchi, a native of Ngor-Okpala in Imo State, who claims to be involved in Estate Management, confessed under interrogation, that he impersonated the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN Governor, Dr. Godwin Emefiele with email account:...
    By utaka1596 December 20, 2019 464
    46-year-old man in court for allegedly defiling 11-year-old girl
    NAN reports that the accused, who lives at Kurna Asabe Quarters, Kano, is facing a count charge of rape, which contravenes Section 283 of the Penal Code. Chief Magistrate Muhammad Jibril, who ordered the remand of the accused, adjourned the...
    By utaka1596 December 20, 2019 409
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