Ben Agande, Kaduna
Five persons have been reported killed and several houses torched in southern Kaduna, breaking the relative peace that the region has enjoyed for several months.
The incidence, which was confirmed by the Kaduna State police command, took place at Kiri village in Attakar Chiefdom of Kaura local government of Kaduna State.
It was reported that the gunmen invaded the village at about 4 pm on Thursday and started shooting indiscriminately, killing five persons before setting ablaze, several houses including a police post.
The Kaduna State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Yakubu Sabo who confirmed the attack said the investigation has been launched … >>> Read Full Story
Traffic: Ejigbo Council chairman decries uncoordinated activities of commercial vehicle drivers
Mr Monsurudeen Bello, Chairman, Ejigbo Local Council Development Area (LCDA), has decried the uncoordinated activities of commercial vehicle drivers and illegal trading, saying they are major causes of traffic congestion.
Bello said in Lagos that motorists plying Jakande Gate should maintain sanity so as to decongest traffic in the area.
According to him, roadside vendors and those that pitch sheds, shops and tents indiscriminately are constituting nuisance to commuters and vehicular movements.
The chairman said: “Illegal disposal of refuse inside drainage channels and on roadside have spoiled the scientific beautification of entrance to the … >>> Read Full Story
…To crush 4,068 Okadas
By Monsuru Olowoopejo
Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Agency (Task Force), Friday, arrested 123 suspected hoodlums of Jigawa State indigenes and impounded 323 commercial motorcycles popularly called okada.
It was gathered that the suspects were conveyed into the State by a truck with registration no: Jigawa HJA-680XA which also conveyed 48 Okadas.
The truck, it was learned, was impounded at Agege by officers of the agency after trailing the truck from Toll Gate end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
Confirming the arrest, Taskforce Chairman, Yinka Egbeyemi, further disclosed that the agency, since intensifying its clampdown on Okada has impounded no fewer … >>> Read Full Story
Shops owners in Abakpa main market numbering over one thousand Friday launched a massive protest over the closure of their market by some alleged government officials.
Recall that, two days ago there was bloody clash that ensued between the marketers and government taskforce, which according to report led to lost of life and destruction of property worth millions of naira by thugs.
DAILY POST gathered that the marketers protested the closure of the market for the third day, and asked the governor, David Umahi to direct his aides to open the market to enable them continue with their businesses.
Some of the shops owners who … >>> Read Full Story
Boris Johnson: warns MPs trying to stop no-deal Brexit
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned on Friday that any attempt by MPs next week to stop Brexit or delay it beyond October 31 would do “lasting damage” to public trust in politics.
Johnson said Britons had decided to leave the European Union in the 2016 referendum and MPs had promised multiple times to uphold that decision.
“If we stop the UK from leaving on October 31, if that’s what parliamentarians end up doing, it will do lasting damage to people’s trust in politics,” he told Sky News television.
“It will do lasting and catastrophic damage … >>> Read Full Story
By Elizabeth Uwandu
Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and the Honorable Minster of Works and Housing Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, will be at the Lagos State University, LASU Ojo for the institution’s maiden research fair come Tuesday,September 3rd,
According to Prof. Olumuyiwa Odusanya,Director, Research & Innovation, the event set to hold at the Aderemi Makanjuola Lecture Theatre, Main Campus, will be an exhibition/celebration of academic excellence.
He explained that, “The Fair will afford the University opportunity to show how its research activities are advancing knowledge and making impact in the larger society. The theme of the Fair is Driving National Development through … >>> Read Full Story
Explosion on Friday rocked the Abura Crude Trunckline purportedly operated by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC in Otu-Jeremi Community, Headquarters of Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State.
The cause of the explosion, which happened around 4pm is still sketchy at the time of this report.
DAILY POST gathered that the weekly Otu-Jeremi market has been shutdown as residents, traders and customers who stay within the affected trunckline scampered for safety for fear of being consumed by fire.
Volumes of crude oil impacted the Council’s Secretariat just as soldiers have cordoned off the scene of incident.
Fire-fighters have just arrived but it is … >>> Read Full Story