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SHOCKING PHOTOS: Military uncovers bomb factory in Borno


The troops of 25 Task Force Brigade Nigerian Army today uncovered and destroyed another Improvised Explosives Device (IED) making factory at Miyati and Nyaleri villages along Maiduguri-Bulabulin-Damboa road, in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State. A statement released by the acting director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, ...

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Chad sentences 10 Boko Haram fighters to death


A court in Chad on Friday sentenced 10 suspected members of Nigeria-based Islamist group Boko Haram to death in connection with a double suicide bombing in June that killed 38 people in the capital N’Djamena. “The 10 Boko Haram defendants have been condemned to death,” declared the ruling in Chad’s ...

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Egyptian court jails Al Jazeera journalists for aiding terrorists


A Cairo court has sentenced three Al Jazeera journalists to three years in jail after finding them guilty of “aiding a terrorist organisation”. Egyptian Baher Mohamed, Canadian Mohamed Fahmy and Australian Peter Greste were all handed three year jail sentences when the court delivered the verdict on Saturday, sparking worldwide ...

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33-year-old man commits suicide after losing job in Ondo


Tragedy struck on Orisunmibare Street in Akure, the Ondo State capital as a 33-year-old man identified as Gbenga Ogundana reportedly took his own life in his apartment days after losing his job. Ogundana was discovered dead in his room after four days search. He was alleged to have committed suicide ...

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Lagos Fishmonger Arraigned For Alleged N3.9m Fraud


A 55-year-old frozen fish seller, Tawa Kollington, on Thursday appeared before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly obtaining N3.9 million worth of frozen fish under false pretenses and refusing to pay for it. The prosecutor, Inspector Roman Unuigbe, told the court that the accused committed the offences ...

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Attendant’s accomplice: We hid cocaine in Arik flight meals


The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency on Thursday said it had apprehended another employee of Arik Air, Ikechukwu Chibuzor Oliver, for his alleged involvement in the smuggling of 20kg cocaine to London on Monday. According to the NDLEA, Oliver had confessed to the crime and had revealed that he charged ...

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Woman Kills Fiance Over Sex In Lagos


A 24-year-old lady, now in police net, has explained while she stabbed her fiancé, Edet Ebong, to death with a kitchen knife. The lady, identified as Blessing Edet, told our correspondent that the quarrel and subsequent fight which led to Ebong’s death was over sex. Blessing, residing at Ogombo village, ...

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PHOTO: 3 arrested at Lagos airport for swallowing 233 wraps of cocaine


Three suspected drug traffickers have been nabbed at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos State,after swallowing 233 wraps of powdery substances that tested positive for cocaine with a weight of 5.05 kilogrammes.According to the Nigerian Tribune, the suspects were apprehended during an outward screening of passengers by officials of ...

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PHOTO: Policeman dies arresting Danfo driver in Lagos


A police officer attached to Orile Division died in a motor accident opposite Fatgbems Filling Station, along Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at about 9a.m., yesterday. It was learned that the deceased, while attempting to apprehend a commercial bus (Danfo) driver, who was picking up pa$ $ engers along the road, jumped into ...

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ISIS Killed Two Army Generals By Car Bomb In Iraq


A suicide bombing by so-called Islamic State militants the Iraqi city of Ramadi has killed two army commanders and three other people, officials say. Gen Abdel Rahman Abu Ragheef was deputy commander of operations in the strategically important province of Anbar, while Brig Safeen Abdel Majeed was a divisional commander. ...

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NDLEA occupies Arik attendant’s house, grills co-workers


The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency on Wednesday stormed and occupied the Lagos house of Chika Egwu Udensi, a crew member of the Arik Air flight W3101, who was arrested with 20 kilogrammes of cocaine at the London Heathrow Airport. The NDLEA moved to the house after they had interrogated ...

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NIGERIAN BEWARE: Child abductors on the prowl


With her poise and sense of dressing, Sayo Adeolu comes across as being elegant even though her looks can’t be described as charming. Her appearance can also lead one to assume that she works with one of the reputable companies in Lagos. But Adeolu is neither a graduate of any ...

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ISIS computer hacker Junaid Hussain killed in US drone strike


A notorious ISIS computer hacker from Birmingham who masterminded the militant group’s online war has been killed in an American drone attack in Syria. US officials said they have a “high level of confidence” that British jihadi Junaid Hussain, 21, died in the strike in Syria. He was number three ...

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Three killed in another suicide attack in Maiduguri


Less than 24 hours after suicide bomb attack rocked Damaturu, the Yobe State capital, reports reaching DAILY POST say the bombers hit Airport junction checkpoint in Maiduguri, Tuesday night, killing three people and injuring one other. A soldier and the two suspected suicide bombers lost their lives, while a female ...

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Robbery suspects cut bars, escape from police cell


Two of the robbery suspects, who were arrested while they were operating on Iju Road, in the Agege area of Lagos, have escaped from the police cell. PUNCH Metro learnt that three suspected members of the gang, which reportedly laid siege to a hotel and some residences of Sands Avenue, ...

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