Nine residents of Apomu and Ikoyi towns were reportedly injured as members of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) in Ikoyi and Apomu in Isokan Local Government Area of Osun State clash over a land dispute. The state Police Command on Tuesday confirmed that OPC members in the two communities clashed while claiming to be protecting their
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At least 15 people were feared dead after a landslide struck a mining camp in central Papua New Guinea following heavy rain, officials said Wednesday. Local MP William Samb said the camp in Goilala was buried as miners slept early Monday. “Unfortunately, there are no survivors from what we hear,” Samb told ABC, Australia’s national
The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, on Wednesday, said it had not abandoned corps members who tested positive for COVID-19 in Jigawa state as reported by some news outlet. It also said the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the State government, and the Jigawa Secretariat of the Scheme have been in constant touch with
23 kidnapped victims were rescued by the Troops of Operation, Hadarin Daji, comprising 18 women and five children in Katsina State, according to the Defense Headquarters. The Coordinator, Defense Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Wednesday, said the rescue operation took place on Tuesday at Wurma Village in Kurfi Local Government
A robbery attack occurred on Tuesday at the Otovwodo axis of Ughelli, headquarters of Ughelli North local government area of Delta State following the shooting of one person by armed gunmen suspected to be armed robbers. Three persons were reported to have sustained gunshot wounds during the incident while scores of persons were injured following
The former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Professor Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe has reportedly died from covid-19 complications. He was as well the fomer President of the Nigeria Academy of Science. Born on July 5, 1949, Prof. Ibidapo is married to Olusola with four children together.
Following the recent Lekki massacre and other inhumane treatments and brutalities of security men during the #EndSARS protests across the country, Chief Prosecutor of International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda, said few days ago that they have been paying a close eye on developments in Nigeria.
Following the #EndSARS protest across the country that eventually went sour as many of the protests were already hijacked by hoodlums where many number of palliative goods were looted and carted away in various palliative centres and many other heinous crimes committed across the country, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has promised to fish out these culprits and bring them to book