21 CONFIRMED DEAD IN ENUGU SCHOOL BUS ACCIDENT

Update: 21 Confirmed Dead In Enugu School Bus Accident Earlier Thread; https://www.nairaland.com/6213585/truck-crashes-into-school-bus No less than 21 persons including pupils have died in an accident involving school children at Mgbowo in Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State. The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) stated this while confirming the tragic incident to journalists on Thursday. Igbere TV had earlier reported that the accident occurred after the brake of a company truck failed and rammed into a pupil filled school bus. A source, Spartan Arinze, told our correspondent that the pupils who…

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ANGRY MOB SETS 64 YEAR OLD MAN ON FIRE AFTER FINDING HIS MISSING WIFE HANGING FROM A TREE.

An angry mob set a 64-year old man ablaze in South Africa after accusing him of being responsible for the death of his wife. The brutal attack happened at Ngove village in the Giyani area of Limpopo on Wednesday night, October 28. Police spokesperson Col Moatshe Ngoepe, who confirmed the incident said villagers went on a rampage after the body of 60-year-old Phosa Egnes Maswanganyi, who went missing on Tuesday October 27,  was discovered hanging from a tree in the nearby bushes. “The residents then accused the deceased’s husband and his friend of…

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POLICE ARRESTS 11-YR OLD OVER HIS INVOLVEMENT IN ATTACK ON A POLICE STATION IN EDO STATE

The Edo State Police Command has allegedly arrested an 11-year-old for his ”involvement” in the attack on a police station at Evbuotubu area of Benin City by hoodlums. Recall that hoodlums took advantage of the #EndSARS protest to attack Oba Market Police, Ugbekun Police Station, Idogbo Police station last Monday and carted away arms and ammunitions at the armoury as well as police uniforms and other valuables. According to Human Rights Advocate, Kola Edokpayi, a senior News reporter with the Edo Broadcasting Service, Festus Alenkhe, stated that the young boy was arrested for allegedly joining…

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FEMALE PROFESSOR ABDUCTED IN ANAMBRA

Tony Okafor,Awka Gunmen have abducted a female professor(name withheld) of the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Anambra State. The lecturer, it was gathered, was reportedly abducted on her way to Awka from the university. The President-General Enugwu-Agidi Brotherly Union, Ndubuisi Obijiofor, confirmed the incident in a statement. He said, “This is to inform the general public of the unfortunate kidnap incident that took place on the Enugwu-Agidi-Nawgu Road on Wednesday about 6.25pm. “The kidnap victim, a professor with the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Anambra State, who left for Awka after having…

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ENDSARS PROTESTS WILL RESUME IN TWO WEEKS IF GOVERNMENT DOESN’T ACT SAYS EX-MINISTER

EndSARS Protests Will Return in Two Weeks if Issues Are Not Addressed, says Former Nigerian Minister There are fears that #EndSARS demonstrators will take to the streets of Nigeria in the next two weeks if it is perceived that the government has set up judicial panels across the country to buy time. Former Nigerian Minister of External Affairs Professor Bolaji Akinyemi expressed this when he featured on ARISE News on Wednesday and called on the federal government to urgently address the issues raised by the protesters. “The government should at…

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ANOTHER NIGERIAN NAMES ABBA KYARI IN POLICE EXTORTION OF 9MIL AND TOYOTA VENZA, & HOW HE RAN FOR HIS LIFE TO UK

Another Nigerian Man by name Itoho craft have taken to facebook to narrate how the acclaimed super cop DCP Abba Kyari arrested and framed him up to extort nine million Naira from him and his Toyota Tundra vehicle within a period of 9 months. According to Iroko, this happened between 2017-2018 in Abuja. He also claimed that despite court order for the police to return his car to him, DCP kyari has refused to return his Toyota Tundra to him. He also said that the threats from Kyari made him…

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TENSION AS TRAIN KILLS OVER 60 COWS ALONG ABUJA-KADUNA ROAD

Nigerian politician and former lawmaker, Shehu Sani has called on the Nigerian railway authorities operating the Abuja/Kaduna rail, to act with immediacy before Fulani herdsmen exert vengeance on passengers after a train killed over 60 cows. The senator who represented Kaduna central in the 8th senate, said the train which he boarded from his home state on Wednesday killed over 60 cows as they headed to Abuja. Sani said that after the incident, the cattle rearers ran into the bush raining curses. In a Twitter post on October 28, Sani…

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LOOTING OF WAREHOUSES WAS CAUSES BY PROTESTS AND NOT BY HUNGER AND POVERTY- FEMI ADESINA

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, says the looting of warehouses and shops by hoodlums was not necessarily caused by poverty but by the pandemonium that accompanied the #EndSARS protests. Speaking on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily programme, on Thursday, Adesina said attributing the looting to poverty was like justifying armed robbery. “Criminality is criminality. Would it justify armed robbery because the man was poor? Would it justify armed robbery because the man didn’t have money? Just as you cannot justify armed…

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BUHARI: NIGERIA’S ECONOMY TOO FRAGILE FOR ANOTHER LOCKDOWN OVER COVID-19

Kayode Oyero The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), says Nigeria’s economy is too fragile for fresh COVID-19 lockdown. The President, therefore, urged Nigerians to obey all protocols recommended by health authorities to curtail the spread of the lethal coronavirus. Buhari, who stated this on Thursday via his verified Twitter handle, said compliance with COVID-19 protocols by all Nigerians is crucial to avert a second wave of the pandemic in the country. “Looking at the trends in other countries, we must do all we can to avert a second wave…

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SAM IKOKU: ORIGINAL ENDSARS PROTESTERS NEED TO COME TOGETHER AND REVIVE THE MOVEMENT

CALLING ALL THE ORIGINAL #ENDSARS PROTESTERS! REVIVE!! When you stepped out to resist police brutality and government insensitivity you did a good thing. You showed that there was bent up frustration and the youth are united in seeking a better life. You showed you were not lazy, and all you needed was a cause you could believe in. You stated, peacefully, that it had become clear, painfully, that Government lacks the intelligence, creativity, commitment and sensitivity to solve the problem those before them has also helped in creating. The fact…

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