Fire guts markets, destroys 34 shops

Afeez Hanafi Huge losses befell traders at Better Life Market in Makoko, Yaba, and Mammy Market, on the premises of Armed Forces Resettlement Barracks, Oshodi, Lagos, as fire gutted the

Seven die, eight injured in Lagos gas explosions

Samson Folarin No fewer than seven people lost their lives on Monday after gas explosions rocked the Ikosi Isheri and Badagry areas of Lagos State. While two people died after a gas leakage

Lagos auto parts dealer dies in SARS custody

Afeez Hanafi An auto parts dealer in the Owode Onirin area of Lagos State, Lukman Ogundele, has died in the custody of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Lagos State Police Command. Although the

We’ll arrest ex-commissioner’s captors – IYC

Ijaw youths, under the auspices of Ijaw Youth Council, Central Zone, have asked gunmen who abducted a former Commissioner for Transport in Bayelsa State, Mrs. Marie Ebikake, to immediately

Seven die in Niger auto crash

The Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Commission, Mr. Yusuf Garba, said in Niger State on Monday that seven persons died in an  accident on the Bida-Minna Road. Garba told the News

Kidnapped Taraba lawmaker found dead

Justin Tyopuusu Jalingo The member representing Takum I constituency in the Taraba State House of Assembly, Hosea Ibi, who was abducted by unknown gunmen two weeks ago was on Tuesday afternoon

Lassa fever kills two doctors, nurse in Ebonyi

Clement Nnachi, Abakaliki No fewer than two doctors and a nursing officer working at the Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki in Ebonyi State on Sunday reportedly died of Lassa fever infection.