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Thirteen members of a family killed by bandits in Kogi

Tragedy struck in Agudu, a community in Bassa, Kogi/Koton-Karfe LGA of Kogi State on Wednesday, July 29, after suspected bandits stormed the community and killed 13 members of a family, a man and 12 of his children, leaving just a son as the only survivor. Confirming the sad incident to newsmen, the state Commissioner of […]

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Three children killed as flood sweeps through Gwagwalada community in Abuja (photos))

Three children have died in the flash flood that swept through the Gwagalada area of Abuja, the nation’s capital yesterday July 25. The heavy rainfall washed away cars, pulled down buildings, and several soakaways were left open and completely damaged. See more photos from the flood scenes below

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Three kidnappers killed and two of their informants arrested in Kogi (photos)

Three alleged kidnappers were gunned down in a battle and two of their informants arrested early Saturday morning along Lokoja-Okene highway by a team of hunters and neighborhood watch from Okehi and Adavi LGAs of the state. According to reports, the alleged kidnappers who were planning to stage an attack on road users on the […]

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Uniben staff killed, one injured as police allegedly chase driver over N100 (photos)

A staff of the University of Benin was killed and another person was injured when a commercial driver, allegedly trying to avoid police extortion, rammed into them. Dr. Stella Okotie died on Tuesday, July 21, as a result of the accident that happened in Benin City at about 6:30pm along the ever-busy Benin-Lagos expressway, close […]

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Court frees 16-year-old girl who killed her father’s friend when he allegedly tried to rape her

A Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos has freed a 16-year-old girl, Timilehin Taiwo, who was charged to court for the murder of a 51-year-old man Babatunde Ishola who allegedly tried to rape her.   Campustrend  had previously shared the story of how Timilehin stabbed Babatunde, a security guard, to death at the Aboru area of the […]

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9 killed in Kaduna village in fresh attack

A fresh attack by bandits in Avong Doka village in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna state, has left 9 people dead. Though the police is yet to comment on the attack, the Chairman of Kajuru local government area Cafra Caino told Channels television that the gunmen invaded the village in the early hours of […]

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I killed my brother because he was father’s favourite – Murder suspect

The Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team (IRT) headed by a Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Abba Kyari, have arrested 20-year-old Ibrahim Abdullahi and 22-year-old Hassan Amadu over the murder of Kadade Abdullahi at Amana Maikasuwa Village in Kaduna State. The 20-year-old cattle rustler and alleged kidnapper was nabbed after operatives of IRT […]

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Family of three killed by thunder strike in Benue

An entire community in Tarau Gwer local government area in Benue state was thrown into mourning on Saturday night, as a family of three were killed by thunder strike. A man, his wife and their five (5) year old son died on the spot after the thatch house they were sleeping in was struck by […]

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How gunmen killed ex-Ondo Military Administrator’s son as he drank in a joint with friends

Gunmen on Wednesday evening, May 13, killed a son of former Ondo Military Administrator, Brig.-Gen. Okpaleye in Lagos. The deceased, Muyuwa Babafumilayo Okpaleye, 40, was shot by the hooded armed men, numbering about four, at a drinking joint at Adekunle Kuye, off Ikate street, Aguda, Surulere, where he was hanging out with his friends. According […]

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I killed Catholic seminarian because he was preaching Christ to me – Kidnapper

Mustapha Mohammed aka Mairutuwa, the leader of the kidnap gang that murdered Catholic seminarian, Michael Nnadi, of the Good Shepherd Major Seminary in Kaduna state in January 2020, has revealed why he killed him depsite collecting ransom. Recall that on January 9, some armed men stormed the Catholic seminary and kidnapped four seminarians, murdered one of them and […]

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Couple who allegedly killed their 7-year-old-son for ritual purpose, arrested in Ogun State

The Ogun state police command have arrested a herbalist, Lajuwon Ogunleye and his wife Adetutu Apalaya on charges of conspiring and killing their 7-year-old son, Pelumi Apalaya, alongside one Fatai Sefiu.   The suspects were arrested following their neighbours’ suspicion of the little boy being used for ritual, as he reportedly slumped and died without being sick.   […]

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Suspected cultist leader killed by gang members over disagreement in Cross River (photos)

A notorious cult leader in Ugep, Cross River State, has been killed during a clash with his gang members. According to SaharaReporters, the deceased simply identified as JBoy, belonged to a certain cult group which has been terrorising residents of Ugep for many years. According to a resident, a power tussle between the deceased and […]

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14 killed, many injured as fire razes IDPs camp in Borno

14 internally displaced persons have been confirmed dead while 15 persons sustained various degree of injuries during a fire outbreak at a camp for displaced persons in Ngala local government area of Borno state. It was gathered that the fire started at about 2:15pm at Ngala IS camp on Thursday April 16. Mal Yusuf Gulumbo […]

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Man killed over cow in Delta State

The Delta State Police Command has confirmed the murder of 28-year-old Austin Nwaeke by suspected Fulani herdsmen. Nwaeke was reportedly murdered over the killing of a cow in Albert Camp, said to be a farming settlement populated mainly by migrant farmers and artisan. It is located in the hilly suburbs of Oshimili South council of […]

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Boko Haram leader, Ibrahim Shekau begs his fighters not to run after many of them were killed in attack led by Chad’s President (listen to audio)

Boko Haram leader, Ibrahim Shekau was heard in a viral audio tape begging his fighters not to run after many of them were killed in an attack led by Chad’s President, Iddris Deby. Recall  that President Deby led the offensive against Boko Haram, in retaliation over an ambush in which over 90 Chadian soldiers were […]

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Rangers striker, Ifeanyi George and two other players killed in tragic car crash along Benin-Ore road

Rangers FC striker, Ifeanyi George has been confirmed dead after he was killed in a car crash on Sunday morning. The 26-year-old former Enyimba star was travelling from Enugu to Lagos with two unidentified teammates when they ran into a heavy-duty truck along Benin-Ore road, with none of them surviving the ghastly accident. It was […]

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Driver killed, 3 JAMB candidates abducted on Kaduna highway

The Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed the death of a driver and abduction of three candidates of Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) examination along Kaduna-Birnin Gwari highway. The JAMB candidates were abducted alongside a minor, a one and half-year-old girl. The prospective undergraduates who were returning to Birnin Gwari after their examination on […]

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I waited for 45mins to see her die – Jealous boy who killed girlfriend over alleged infidelity .

A 24-year-old man, Daniel Chukwudiebele Okocha, who allegedly stabbed his lover, Nkechi Vivian Agwor, to death, over suspicion that she was cheating on him, has been arrested in his hideout in Lagos. The incident occurred last Sunday at the live-in-lovers apartment in Egbeda. Trouble began when the suspect refused to allow the deceased, Nkechi, aged […]

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Over 30 people killed as bandits attack Kaduna villages

Some villages in Igabi and Giwa local government areas of Kaduna State suffered an attack by bandits over the weekend, which left at least 30 people dead and many others injured. Victims of the attack are reportedly residents of Kerawa, Rago, Marina, Zariyawa, Hashimawa, Gidan Musa Saidu, and Unguwar Barau villages. It was alleged that […]

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Cab driver killed on Lagos bridge by hoodlums (graphic photos)

A cab driver suffered a sad end following an attack launched against him by hoodlums on Eko Bridge, at Lagos Island area of Lagos State. The deceased identified simply as Comrade Ehis, was reportedly changing a flat tyre on the bridge before being attacked by the hoodlums who dispossessed him of his valuables. @MOTPA_NG who […]