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Miyetti Allah: 20 Of Our Members Killed & Burnt In Niger State By Vigilante
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Miyetti Allah: 20 Of Our Members Killed & Burnt In Niger State By Vigilante

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria,(MACBAN) has raised alarm over the gruesome killings of their members by members of Vigilante in Mashegu local government area of Niger state. Deputy National President of the Miyetti Allah Association, Alhaji Usaini Yusuf Bosso stated who raised the alarm while speaking with Journalists in Minna, Niger State yesterday said in the past few months, twenty of his members were not only killed but were also burnt beyond recognition within the local government alone. According to him, “twenty of our members have been killed by members of the Vigilante in Mashegu local government area and in most cases, their corpses were burnt beyond recognition by the suspected vigilante members. Besides the killing, a victim of the dastardl...
Mother And Her Two Children Burnt To Death In Bauchi House Fire
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Mother And Her Two Children Burnt To Death In Bauchi House Fire

A mother and her two children were burnt to death in a fire outbreak that occurred in Riban Garmu village, Dewu Ward in Kirfi Local Government Area of Bauchi State Four other persons sustained injuries in the inferno that completely razed the four-bedroom house apartment and are currently receiving treatment at Kirfi General Hospital. It was gathered that the fire was caused by a spark from the electricity connection in the apartment while the family was asleep. According to an eyewitness, the mother and her children were screaming and crying for help but all efforts to force the door of the apartment open in order to rescue them failed. The member representing Kirfi Constituency at the State House of Assembly, Hon. Abdulkadir Umar Dewu, paid a sympathy visit to the family of...
17 Travellers Burnt To Death In Nasarawa Road Accident
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17 Travellers Burnt To Death In Nasarawa Road Accident

No fewer than 17 persons were burnt to death in a ghastly road accident in Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. The tragic accident involving a commercial and private vehicle occured on Saturday night along the Highway between Akwanga and Gudi community. The Federal Roads Safety Commission (FRSC), in a statement Sunday, disclosed that the travellers were blazed beyond recognition. Ebere Onyegbaduo, FRSC Unit Commander in Akwanga noted that the commission was unable to rescue the situation despite receiving a distress call about the tragic accident, Daily Trust reported. “We received a distress call of a ghastly accident by 7 pm around “Ahead Town” between Akwanga and Gudi Towns.” “We rushed to the scene and found a Commercial VW Sharon Bus and a Private Toyot...
Man, Wife & Their 4 Children Burnt To Death In A Fatal Accident (Photos)
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Man, Wife & Their 4 Children Burnt To Death In A Fatal Accident (Photos)

A Nigerian man, his wife, and children were burnt to death in a fatal accident along the Nasarawa - Abuja expressway on Saturday, January 9. The deceased Nigerian man identified as Prince Nuhu Hamman'Gabdo is said to be a staff of the Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) in Abuja and held the traditional title of Galadima of Gashaka Chiefdom. According to reports, Hamman'Gabdo and his family were returning to Abuja after a visit to his country home in Gashaka LGA and the Mambilla plateau that encompasses Sardauna LGA of Taraba state. Eyes witnesses say his car collided with a Siena vehicle coming in the opposite direction, leading to a huge inferno that engulfed both cars killing all the occupants. His friends and close associates have taken to social media to express their gr...
Police Station Burnt As Warders, Okada Riders Clash In Ibadan
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Police Station Burnt As Warders, Okada Riders Clash In Ibadan

There was pandemonium at the Agodi Gate area of Ibadan, Oyo State, on Tuesday, following a clash between some motorcyclists and warders at the Agodi Correctional Centre. The clash led to the burning of the Idi Ogungun Police Outstation by some angry youths, while another police station opposite the centre was reportedly damaged. Our correspondent gathered that a motorcyclist was shot by one of the warders, but some eyewitnesses claimed that the teargas canister, which the warder held, exploded and injured the motorcyclist in the face. Some of the traders, who have shops in the area, told our correspondent that the victim was shot by the prison officials following his refusal to pay a bribe of N50. One of the traders, Dauda Abegunrin, told our correspondent that prison warde...
EndSARS: Banks To Rebuild Burnt Police Stations
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EndSARS: Banks To Rebuild Burnt Police Stations

Nigerian lenders will rebuild new fewer than 44 police stations burnt across the country by hoodlums during the #End- SARS crisis that rocked the nation a few weeks ago, New Telegraph learnt yesterday. An authoritative source said that although like most businesses, the banking industry is still reeling from the massive losses it suffered during the crisis, as many branches and hundreds of Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) were vandalised and looted, the lenders have taken the decision to rebuild some of the burnt police stations as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). This newspaper also gathered that apart from the plan to rebuild torched police stations, the lenders, under the aegis of the Bankers’ Committee, will soon launch a fresh Youth Empowerment Fund as pa...
El-Rufai Visits Sanwo-Olu, Says He Nearly Shed Tears Seeing Burnt Sites
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El-Rufai Visits Sanwo-Olu, Says He Nearly Shed Tears Seeing Burnt Sites

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Thursday, visited his Lagos State counterpart, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to sympathise with him over the recent loss of lives and properties in Nigeria’s economic capital. Rampaging hoodlums had hijacked the #EndSARS protests against police brutality to wreak havoc in Lagos last month. El-Rufai said Sanwo-Olu did all that needed to be done to prevent the demonstrations from degenerating to violence but those who thrive in violence infiltrated the protests to achieve their agenda. According to a statement by Sanwo-Olu’s Chief Press Secretary, Gboyega Akosile, the Kaduna State governor said he nearly shed tears seeing photos of burnt and looted sites in Lagos. The statement was titled, ‘El-Rufai: Youths Who Destroyed Public Assets In Lagos ...
MC Oluomo Inspects Burnt Police Station In Oshodi
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MC Oluomo Inspects Burnt Police Station In Oshodi

Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Lagos State, Musiliu Akinsanya popularly known as MC Oluomo on Wednesday visited the burnt Makinde Police station in Oshodi. The station was among the 16 burnt police stations in the state in the wake of the violent protests that erupted last week in the state. MC Oluomo was accused of sponsoring attacks on #EndSARS protesters in Alausa. He was accused alongside the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa. He, however, denied sponsoring the attack against protesters. He also denied collecting any money from anyone to sponsor thugs to the protests. A day after the attack on the protesters, MC Oluwo sent water and drinks to the protesters in order to redeemed his image. The drinks wer...
#EndSARS: 17 Police Stations Burnt In Lagos – Police Spokesperson
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#EndSARS: 17 Police Stations Burnt In Lagos – Police Spokesperson

The police in Lagos, on Friday, warned that the burning of several police stations across the state will lead to retrogression and a waste of money that could have been deployed to other projects. The police spokesperson in the state, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, gave the warning in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. “The implication of this is that money that has been set aside to do other projects and develop certain areas will have to be channeled into repairing these damaged stations.” He said that over 17 police formations across the state have been totally or partially razed by fire, set on them by thugs who infiltrated the #EndSARS protesters. “Also, it will make our work harder now because we will have to enhance our patrols in order to cover more gr...
Police Officer Beheaded And Burnt In Anambra By Hoodlums (Graphic Pix)
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Police Officer Beheaded And Burnt In Anambra By Hoodlums (Graphic Pix)

A police officer was on Thursday beheaded and burnt by hoodlums during an attack on police stations in Nnewi, Anambra state. Haruna Mohammed, the state police spokesperson, in a statement, said three other police officers also sustained varying degrees of injuries. He said the victims were taken hospital for medical attention and that they are responding to treatment. He said five persons were also attacked in Onitsha and were taken to hospital for medical attention where three have been confirmed dead and the other two being treated. Mohammed said the hoodlums attacked and vandalised police stations and government properties. Mohammed listed other police formations attacked to include Nnewi area command,3-3 division, Ogbunike/ Isiuwulu, and Nnobi divisions as well as Peop...
Aba Town Hall set on fire by an angry mob in spite of a curfew (videos)
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Aba Town Hall set on fire by an angry mob in spite of a curfew (videos)

There are reports of the Aba Town Hall being set on fire by an angry mob in spite of the curfew imposed in the city by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu yesterday October 20.   Some of those at the scene were heard shouting "it is happening, enough is enough" as the Town Hall burnt. Watch the video below;   View this post on Instagram   Aba Town Hall has been set on fire by a mob. Some of those present at the scene were heard saying “it is happening, enough is enough”. . . This is coming amid a curfew imposed in the city by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu A post shared by Lindaikejiblog (@lindaikejiblogofficial) on Oct 21, 2020 at 8:30am PDT
Nursing Mother and her Three Children Burnt to Death in Niger State
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Nursing Mother and her Three Children Burnt to Death in Niger State

A woman and her three children, including a one-month-old baby, were burnt to death inside their apartment in the Nkangbe area of Minna, the Niger state capital today June 10. According to reports, the woman lived with her hubby and his other wife, Fati, inside the building. In the night, an intense fire engulfed the building, burning her and her children to death while the second wife and her two children suffered serious burns. A neighbor who spoke on the incident, said the husband of both women usually stayed in Abuja where he worked and returned home most weekends. The neighbor said at about 11pm, the women cried for help after they noticed the intense fire in their home. The men of the fire service responded to the distress call made to them but were seriously hindered by th...
Nine Killed in Kaduna Village in Fresh Attack
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Nine 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 today and started shooting sporadically, forcing residents to scamper for safety. While 9 people died from the attack, many others sustained injuries and have been taken to the hospital for treatment. Caino said the prompt arrival of soldiers stopped the casulty figure from increasing, as the bandits ran into the bush. Soldiers have now been stationed in the village to avert any further attack. This is coming barely a week after gunmen burnt down several houses at a R...
Mad Man Burnt to Death for Killing 5 Kids of Same Parents in Ogun
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Mad Man Burnt to Death for Killing 5 Kids of Same Parents in Ogun

A mad man identified as Oladele Adeolalunatic has been lynched and burnt to death at Asa Village in Ojaodan, Ogun state for killing 5 children of same parents. The 35-year-old mentally deranged man was lynched on Saturday morning for killing the children identified as five-year-old Bolu, Johnson, Tosin, Joel and Sesan aged two, belonging to Olaegbe Adeola, The Nation reports. It was gathered that Adeola used a cutlass to matchet the kids. The incident occurred around 9:30am at Asa Village in Ojaodan, a Lagos border community. Trouble started in the spot where the kids were playing, when the madman suddenly appeared, got hold of a cutlass and started matcheting them. By the time villagers knew what was happening, the kids were lying lifeless on the ground. It was gathered th...
Woman Allegedly Batters her Fiance’s Young Son with log of Wood in Anambra
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Woman Allegedly Batters her Fiance’s Young Son with log of Wood in Anambra

A young boy was left with rectal bleeding after he was allegedly battered by his father's wife-to-be with a log of wood in Anambra. According to Uzoamaka Nwokolo who shared the story on Facebook, after battering the boy, the prospective stepmother dipped his hand in hot water, put pepper on the burnt hand and then locked him up in a room. It was gathered that neighbours rescued the boy and rushed him to the hospital. "# NOTOCHILDABUSE # STOPTHEHATE # CHOSELOVE So a random lady walked into the hospital ward and burst into tears at the sight of what another lady did to a child....now that is a heart that cares. Children are such a precious gift... It's certain that It's not everyone that appreciates good things little wonder after God said love your neighbour as you lov...
“Inspiration to Write Erotic Novels Comes from the Devil” – Born Again Lady Burns her Novels
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“Inspiration to Write Erotic Novels Comes from the Devil” – Born Again Lady Burns her Novels

A born again Nigerian woman revealed she burnt all her novels after because inspiration to write the erotic novels came from the devil. In a post shared on social media, Mugechi Monika who recently became a born again said, “The inspiration to write erotic novels comes from the devil” this realized after she found out she became lazy to read the Bible and found it “boring”. She wrote; Before getting born again I was bound in worldliness trapped in youthful lusts. All praise to the Lamb for He found me and saved me from the stench of sin and from that lake of fire and brimstone. One way in which I used to “escape from reality” was to read novels. In fact I had already began to write my own novel as my dream was to be like Chimmanda Ngozi or Margaret Ogola who were winners of...
Okada Riders Burn FRSC Office in Minna
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Okada Riders Burn FRSC Office in Minna

A group of commercial motorcycle, Okada riders, in Minna, Niger state on Friday razed down the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC office over the alleged death of one their members. According to a report by The Punch, the death of the rider was alleged to have been caused by the FRSC officials. It was learnt that the late motorcyclist rode against traffic along the GRA in the state and in a bid to arrest him, the FRSC officials on patrol opened their vehicle door to block his motorcycle. Eyewitnesses said the rider crashed the motorcycle in the process and hit his head on the pavement, leading to a serious injury. He was said to have been rushed to a hospital where he died. Eyewitnesses claimed that the accident resulted in the death of two people; the rider and hi...
24 People Burnt to Death in Road Accident in Jigawa State
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24 People Burnt to Death in Road Accident in Jigawa State

About 24 people have been burnt beyond recognition in a fatal auto accident at Gwamfai village in Jahun Local Government Area of Jigawa State. Media aide to the Jigawa State Governor, Auwal Sankara, who confirmed the incident, said it happened while Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar was on his way to Gumel. He explained that the accident happened when the driver of an 18-seater Toyota bus from Jahun heading to Shuwari market in Kiyawa Local Government Area lost control and rammed into a black market petrol seller on the road side. An eyewitness reported that the driver lost control, rammed into a black market petrol seller on the road side and vehicle went up in flames and all the occupants burnt to death. Sankara added that the Governor, who met the accident on his way to Gu...
Lobi Stars FC players injured as their bus goes up in flame
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Lobi Stars FC players injured as their bus goes up in flame

Several Lobi Stars Football Club players were injured when their bus was gutted by fire last night before Adaka Village on Naka Road, few kilometers away to Makurdi, on their way back from Ilorin Kwara State where the Club achieved a 1-0 victory from Kwara United in an NPFL 2019/2020 Match Day 22.     It was gathered that the incident occurred as a result of an auto electrical fault that sparked up the fire.   Though no life was lost, several players sustained varying degrees of injuries while trying to escape from the burning bus. There was colossal losses in property as all the contents of the vehicle were burnt.     A statement issued by the club's spokesman, Austin Tyowua said that the injured players are receiving medical attent...
Two alleged Yahoo boys, Native doctor, Kidnapper Burnt Alive in Edo State for allegedly Killing 17-year-old Girl
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Two alleged Yahoo boys, Native doctor, Kidnapper Burnt Alive in Edo State for allegedly Killing 17-year-old Girl

Four persons linked to the death of 17-year-old Ohiole Glory who was a student of Azama College in Otuo community of Owan East local government area in Edo State, were burnt alive yesterday February 24. Two victims of the mob action were accused of being yahoo boys. The third victim is said to be a native doctor from Kogi State while the fourth is an alleged notorious kidnapper and armed robber known as Lukman. Though some online sources claimed Ohiole lived in same compound with two of the suspects at Ikhueran Quarters Iyeu Otuo, others alleged that she was lured to their room where her vital organs were harvested.   One of the suspects popularly known as No Fuck Up was nabbed after an investigation was carried out. He was reportedly dragged to Otuo Divisional...
Two Women Burnt In Horrific Anambra Kerosene Explosion
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Two Women Burnt In Horrific Anambra Kerosene Explosion

According to a report by The Nation, two women were feared burnt in a kerosene explosion at their various houses in Igboukwu, Aguata local government area of Anambra State. The incident reportedly occurred when the victims poured the kerosene bought from the market but suspected to be adulterated inside their lanterns. The Nation gathered that the explosion affected parts of their houses. The police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed the incident, said the suspect has been arrested. He said, “There was a report at Igboukwu Division that between 12th and 13th February 2020, one Roseline Onwuka ‘f’ of Ozala village Isuofia and Ebere Ibejiekwe ‘f’ of Isiaku village Isuofia bought kerosene suspected to be adulterated from one Chidiebere Umeobi, a kerosene seller at Nk...
Shops Destroyed as Fire Guts Jabi Motor park, Abuja
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Shops Destroyed as Fire Guts Jabi Motor park, Abuja

There was a fire outbreak at the popular Jabi motor park in Abuja today February 21. Some shops within the motor park were burnt, as well as goods worth thousands of Naira. The cause of the fire outbreak is yet unknown. See another photo below.
Father of Two and his Four Colleagues Burnt to Death in Horrific Road Crash in Edo
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Father of Two and his Four Colleagues Burnt to Death in Horrific Road Crash in Edo

Five members of staff of Okomu Oil plc, in Edo State were on Friday evening burnt to death in a road crash that occurred along Benin/Iguobazuwa road, in Ovia South-West local government area of the State. The accident occurred when the bus conveying the victims from Extension 2 farm of the firm to the head office of the company at Okomu community, rammed into a lorry that crossed the road. Two others were said to have sustained serious injuries in the ghastly accident and  are said to be currently receiving treatment. According to an eyewitness, Max Iyase, they could not render assistance to the victims, as the flame was ferocious. He identified one of the victims as Elvis Odia, a married father of two. "Yesterday experience on the road was so horrific as I drove into t...
8 Corpses of Farmers Killed by Suspected Herdsmen is Exhumed in Delta for Investigation
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8 Corpses of Farmers Killed by Suspected Herdsmen is Exhumed in Delta for Investigation

The corpses of eight farmers reportedly killed by suspected herdsmen at Uwheru in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State, last Friday, have been exhumed for investigation. The corpses were exhumed by a search team made up of police personnel and representatives of the community. Two of the corpses were exhumed on Sunday, while six others were exhumed on Monday afternoon, February 17. On the same day the victims’ corpses were exhumed, the community confirmed reports that two others killed were burnt to ashes by the herdsmen. One of those burnt to ashes was identified as Itoje Dennis from Otor-Iyede in Isoko North local government area of Delta State. He has since been taken to his hometown for burial. The killings drew the ire of Urhobo Progress Union, UPU. T...
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Three siblings between the ages of two months and five years old burnt to death in Anambra

Tragedy struck in Okija, Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State today February 15th after three siblings, two boys and a girl between the ages of two months to five years, were burnt to death in a fire outbreak inside their parent's home. According to a statement by the state police command spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed, the deceased children suffered varying degrees of burns and died on the spot. He added that properties worth millions of naira were lost in the inferno. “Today 15/2/ 2020 at about 02:am, there was a fire outbreak at the resident of one Chukwuma Aduhuba ‘m’ of Ugwu Chelekwu village, Okija in Ihiala local government area of Anambra State. As a result three of his children namely Chimankpan Aduhuba ‘m’ aged 5years, Munachimso Aduhuba ‘m’ aged 2years and Ka...
Five Okomu Oil Staff Burnt To Death As Bus Goes Up In Flames In Horror Crash
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Five Okomu Oil Staff Burnt To Death As Bus Goes Up In Flames In Horror Crash

According to The Nation, five staff of Okomu Oil plc in Edo State have been burnt to death in a road accident that occured along Iguobazuwa road in Ovia South West local government area. Two others were critically injured and currently receiving treatment. The bus conveying the Okomu Oil staff were said to be going to the head office at Okomu from Extension 2 of the firm when it rammed into a lorry on Friday evening. Several motorists and passengers were stranded as the burning vehicles blocked the highway. An eyewitness said help could not reached the Okomu Oil staff as the bus burst into flames. An official statement has not been issued by the firm but a top official confirmed the death of their staff. The official described it as sad day for workers in the firm. ...
Bandits Allegedly Kill 33 Persons in Katsina VIllages
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Bandits Allegedly Kill 33 Persons in Katsina VIllages

33 people were reportedly killed in an attack carried out by suspected bandits in two villages in Batsari local Government area of Katsina state on Friday February 14. The bandits who struck at the time of prayer around 6:30pm in Tsauwa and Dankar villages, burnt several houses, animals and properties in the attack. The state police commissioner, Sanusi Buba who confirmed the incident said over 20 persons confirmed dead in Tsauwa village were mostly elderly men. Eyewitnesses who spoke to The Nation, said 23 persons were killed in Tsauwa while about 10 persons were killed in neighboring Dankar village. It was learnt that Dankar village was turned to a ghost town as several villagers fled for safety in nearby towns to avoid further attacks.
How Bandits Killed 11 Members of a Family in Kaduna community
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How Bandits Killed 11 Members of a Family in Kaduna community

At least 21 persons have been killed by bandits, in Bakali village in Fatika District, Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State. It was gathered that the victims were locked and burnt inside their house. A member of the community, Malam Sani Bakali, who lost 11 members of his family in the attack, told newsmen the bandits stormed the community around 4pm on Tuesday and operated for two hours. “The bandits stormed our village on Tuesday around 4pm on several motorbikes brandishing AK47 riffles. Immediately they came, they started moving round the village, shooting sporadically. In the process, they came to our house, set the house ablaze, with 11 people inside. All the 11 people are members of my family. They include three women and eight children, who are wives and children of m...
16 Members of a Family allegedly Burnt to Death in Kaduna
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16 Members of a Family allegedly Burnt to Death in Kaduna

Sixteen members of the same family were allegedly burnt to death by bandits who invaded Bakali village in Fatika District, Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Tuesday February 11th. Eyewitnesses say the bandits stormed the community at about 4pm, setting everything in their sight including bags of grains, vehicles and motorcycles, on fire. A resident of the community said the bandits who were over 100 in number, locked up the 16 members of the same family in a room and set fire to the house. The state police command is yet to react to the incident.
Two Children Rescued as Fire Guts Building in Ketu, Lagos
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Two Children Rescued as Fire Guts Building in Ketu, Lagos

A building in Ketu Lagos was engulfed in flames this evening.   The building, located at Ile-Ile bus stop, opposite Delta Crown in Ketu Lagos State had a huge crowd gathered in front of it as they helplessly looked at the house getting burnt. In a footage from the scene, spectators can be heard talking about a gas explosion, though this has not been confirmed. Two children were trapped in the burning apartment but they were eventually rescued and were rushed to a hospital for treatment.
Hoodlums Set Oshiomhole’s Rally Venue Ablaze
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Hoodlums Set Oshiomhole’s Rally Venue Ablaze

According to reports, the National Chairman of APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, was scheduled to receive the defectors at the venue on Saturday. However, the suspected hoodlums reportedly set the venue ablaze after firing shots.Two cars, over 1000 chairs, canopies and the stage were burnt. Reacting to the situation, the factional chairman of APC in the area, Alhaji Abubakar Akokhia, said the rally would still hold despite activities of the suspected thugs.
Maid Caught on Camera Dipping Toddler’s Hand into Boiling Water
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Maid Caught on Camera Dipping Toddler’s Hand into Boiling Water

Police in Singapore have arrested a maid accused of scalding a toddler’s hand by dipping it repeatedly into a boiling pot. This comes a week after the alleged incident was caught on video by the 16-month-old girl’s mother, Amy Low Mei Liang, who last night posted the clip online with her allegations. She indicated that the 45-second surveillance footage was filmed in her Buangkok kitchen while she and her husband were at work. She also posted photos of what appear to be the toddler’s scalded and burned hands. “I felt something was amissed [sic] and I decided to check the CCTV footage at home while waiting for the maid to be picked up. And what I saw was horrifying. The maid, she did it on purpose! It was never an accident! She took my daughter’s hand and dipped her hand inside a b...
Three Burnt to Death, Houses and Cars Destroyed in Abule Egba Pipeline Explosion
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Three Burnt to Death, Houses and Cars Destroyed in Abule Egba Pipeline Explosion

No fewer than three persons including a boy were burnt to death in the pipeline explosion that erupted in the Abule Egba area of Lagos state. It was gathered that the explosion was due to the activities of vandals who allegedly ruptured the pipeline in a bid to steal fuel. Three persons were lost to the fire outbreak. Two of them, male drivers, were said to have just returned from a trip and were sleeping inside their trailers when the The deceased boy among them was reportedly inside one of the nearby shops sleeping with his parents when the fire had started. He reportedly ran for safety when he noticed what was happening but unfortunately, he didn't make it out alive. All the three dead bodies were evacuated into a Lagos State Emergency Health Service pick-up van to be deposited...
Seven Adults, two children Burnt  in Fatal Accident in Ogun
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Seven Adults, two children Burnt in Fatal Accident in Ogun

No fewer than nine people, seven adults and two children were burnt to death after a commercial bus went up in flames while on motion, at Ijebu-Ife area, along Ore-Ijebu-Ode-Sagamu expressway today Thursday January 16th. A statement from the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ogun State Command,  said the 19-seater bus belonging to a transport company, was reportedly travelling from the Eastern part of the country to Lagos, before the unfortunate happened. The State FRSC Public Education Officer, Superintendent Route Commander, Florence Okpe, said the vehicle according to one of the survivors carried chemical substances suspected to be inflammable. She said her men upon receiving reports of the fire incident, moved swiftly and were able to contain the fire. “The FRSC rescue tea...
Man Gets Burnt While Trying to Steal Cables From a Transformer in Osun State
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Man Gets Burnt While Trying to Steal Cables From a Transformer in Osun State

26-year-old Ojo Ibrahim pictured above, got himself burnt while trying to vandalize a transformer at Araromi street in Ijebu-Ijesa in Oriade Local Government Area of Osun state. According to the state police command, Ojo had gone to the transformer house in the dead of the night when power supply had been cut off. However while he was committing the crime, electricity was restored and he was burnt severely. The residents in the area found him writhing in pain when they woke up in the morning. He was later handed over to the police and will be arraigned in court soon.
Mesut Ozil Row: China Arsenal Fans Burnt Arsenal Jerseys
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Mesut Ozil Row: China Arsenal Fans Burnt Arsenal Jerseys

According to theguardian, a US Newspaper, Chinese football fans have burned Arsenal football shirts and called on the club to fire star player Mesut Ozil after he publicly criticised China’s treatment of Muslims in Xinjiang. On Friday, Özil, who is usually quiet on social media, posted a message on his Instagram profile describing Uighurs in the far north-western region of China as “warriors who resist persecution”. Posting the words against the backdrop of the flag of the short-lived East Turkestan republic, an area that is now Chinese-controlled Xinjiang, he wrote: “[In China] Qurans are burned, mosques were closed down, Islamic theological schools, madrasas were banned, religious scholars were killed one by one. Despite all this, Muslims stay quiet.” His comments have prompte...
Twitter users react in shock after web users storm porn site to search for video of an Indian rape victim
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Twitter users react in shock after web users storm porn site to search for video of an Indian rape victim

An Indian woman, Priyanka Reddy, was raped and her body burnt by her attackers three days ago. It appears some persons are all over porn sites searching for the video of the deceased woman as she was being raped by the men who attacked her. Twitter users are reacting in shock and disgust to this development. See their reactions below.
Permanent Secretary, his pregnant wife and two kids burnt to death in fire outbreak in Makurdi
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Permanent Secretary, his pregnant wife and two kids burnt to death in fire outbreak in Makurdi

The Acting Permanent Secretary Ministry of Science and Technology and his family were burnt to death in a fire outburst that raised their house at Quararafa Quarters Makurdi in the early hours of today November 18th. According to Facebook user Ukan Kurugh who shared the sad news online, the fire became uncontrollable at 3am, destroying properties worth millions of Naira and claimed the lives of the man, his pregnant wife and two children. The cause of the fire is yet unknown. May their souls rest in peace.      
13-year-old boy loses both hands after his stepmother and her native doctor burnt them with hot coals following claims he is a wizard
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13-year-old boy loses both hands after his stepmother and her native doctor burnt them with hot coals following claims he is a wizard

13-year-old Ovey Friday pictured above has lost both his hands after his stepmother took him to a native doctor and coals of fire were heaped on his tied hands after he was accused of being a wizard. The stepmother had accused him of sleeping with her in the dream and she needed him to confess and also get the spirit out of him. She took him to her native doctor in Wulko Community, Nasarawa Eggon Local Government Area, Nasarawa State where hot coals were placed on his tied hands. The incident led to a permanent deformity of his right hand while the left hand was amputated at an Abuja hospital yesterday November 14th. Spokesperson of the Nasarawa state Ministry of Youths, Eche Amos, who shared the news on his Facebook page this morning, said the suspects have been arrested by the Po...
Onitsha Explosion: Obiano Sympathises With Victims’ Families, Inaugurate Panel
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Onitsha Explosion: Obiano Sympathises With Victims’ Families, Inaugurate Panel

The Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano has sympathised the family of a woman and her child who was burnt to death in a truck accident in Onitsha, the state capital. Governor Obiano has directed owners of properties affected by the tragic accident, including shop owners, to report at the Conference Room of the Secretary to the State Government on Monday, October 21, 2019, see how the Anambra State Government can assist them. The accident occurred on Wednesday when a tanker laden with premium motor spirit, popularly known as petrol, fell into a ditch and began to spill its contents. A ball of fire resulted from this incident and quickly spread. Men of the Anambra State Fire Service arrived at the scene with their equipment but were unable to quench the inferno as the angry mob...
57 People  Get Burnt While Scooping Fuel from a Fallen Tanker in Tanzania
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57 People Get Burnt While Scooping Fuel from a Fallen Tanker in Tanzania

Police in Tanzania have comfirmed that at least 57 people have been burned to death after a fuel tanker exploded in the eastern town of Morogoro. Regional police commissioner Steven Kabwe told the local Azam TV that 57 bodies have been recovered and added that many others who suffered burns are being treated. Witnesses in Morogoro, which lies about 120 miles (200 kilometers) from Tanzania’s economic hub of Dar es Salaam, told The Associated Press that scores of people had gathered around the fuel tanker after it was involved in an accident trying to siphon fuel when the tanker burst into flames.
Shiites Burnt NEMA Emergency Station In Abuja
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Shiites Burnt NEMA Emergency Station In Abuja

Shiites Clashed with the Nigerian police force earlier today during a protest for the release of their leader, Shiekh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. They also burnt down a NEMA emergency Station at Federal Secretariat, Abuja. Watch the footage below;
Lady Burnt Noodles While Watching ‘Zee World’
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Lady Burnt Noodles While Watching ‘Zee World’

A young man has taken to Twitter to cry out after his girlfriend burnt the noodles she was cooking while watching popular Indian Television drama series, 'Zee World.' Sharing photos of the burnt noodles on his page, he wrote: 'She burnt common Noddles because of @ZeeWorldAfrica.'
LRU Savalged The BRT Bus That Burnt On Third-mainland Bridge
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LRU Savalged The BRT Bus That Burnt On Third-mainland Bridge

Earlier today, a blue BRT Bus with an unknown registration number had an electrical fault which resulted in it getting completely burnt. The Fire was eventually put out by officials of the Lagos State Fire Service. Officials of LASTMA were on ground to manage the traffic situation. The indefatigable personnel of the LASEMA Response Unit (LRU) eventually salvaged the burnt bus from the scene. See photos below.
Tanker Explosion kills 10 Persons in Gombe
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Tanker Explosion kills 10 Persons in Gombe

At least 10 people have been reportedly killed, after a petroleum tanker exploded at Bomala Bridge axis of Gombe, capital of Gombe. The incident which occurred early Saturday afternoon left several cars burnt. According to Daily Trust, the tanker, carrying petrol, collided with another truck, carrying bottle water along Gombe southern bypass. It was gathered that over 10 bodies burnt beyond recognition were evacuated from the scene by personnel of the Nigerian Red Cross Society. As at time of filing report, Officials of the Gombe State Fire Service are at the site working to extinguish the fire.
JAMB Officials Escaped Being Burnt Alive In Lagos – Oloyede
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JAMB Officials Escaped Being Burnt Alive In Lagos – Oloyede

Two officials of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Examination Board were attacked by unidentified persons during the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination mock exam at a centre around the Lagos State Polytechnic in Lagos State. JAMB Registar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, confirmed the development during an interaction with reporters on Monday in Abuja. According to him, the police have commenced investigations into the incident. Oloyede, who led the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, to monitor the UTME mock exam at some computer-based test centres in Abuja, said the officials would have been set ablaze but for the timely intervention of security officials at the venue. The registrar, who said 157,000 candidates sat for the exam nationwide, added that the injured worke...
Chaos around Dunamis church as traders revolt after their goods were burnt down by task force.
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Chaos around Dunamis church as traders revolt after their goods were burnt down by task force.

There was chaos at Dunnamis Church in Abuja as traders who conduct business around the church's surroundings arrived early in the morning to find their wares have been burnt. According to the protesting traders, they were warned a day before that their goods would be burnt if they did not move. "They told us yesterday say them go burn am," one trader said. "This is wickedness in the highest order," another said. As they revolted, security forces stood around and tried to prevent them from getting into the church to register their displeasure. Below is the video which Daddy Freeze posted on IG with his reaction. Watch.   https://www.instagram.com/p/BvgEU4MAe7Z/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=embed_video_watch_again
Man Killed and Burnt in Yenegoa for Being a Ritualist
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Man Killed and Burnt in Yenegoa for Being a Ritualist

Something terrible happened this morning in yenagoa One guy disgusing as a mad man and killing women in Akenfa III in Yenagoa was today caught on the act and killed/burnt immediately Man by name Mr Kiebo AKA Adebayor, who pretends to be mad at Akenfa-Epie community in Yenagoa LGA of Bayelsa State, has been killing women for ritual purposes, from the early hours of 5am to 6am intervals. He has reportedly killed 3 women before he was caught in the act this time when he killed a young lady by name Best. He usually uses morta pestle on their head, and collect vital parts of the female body including the brains.. Earlier last month he was apprehended by the community vigilante and handed over to the police authority for attempting to murder a lady who was going to the market at sam...