Two killed, 40 houses razed as mango sparks communal clash in Edo

Two killed, 40 houses razed as mango sparks communal clash in Edo

Two persons have been killed and 40 houses razed down in a clash between two communities in Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo State. The Uneme-Ekpedo and Bekuma-Okpameri cpmmunities clashed on Wednesday  after some members quarrelled over a mango tree. It was gathered that four persons from Uneme-Ekpedo community went to a bush to pluck […]

Bloody clashes in Lagos, Ambode declares curfew

Bloody clashes in Lagos, Ambode declares curfew

Bloody clashes in the Mile 12, Ketu area of Lagos State on Thursday left no fewer than 10 persons dead and about 100 others injured. Among the dead were two schoolchildren, traders, artisans and residents. A two-year-old boy, Andrew Daniel, was abducted by some hoodlums and taken away after his father, Igba, was attacked with […]

One shot, seven arrested as violence flares in riot-hit US town

FERGUSON – One person was shot and seven people were arrested as police battled to impose a curfew in the riot-hit US town of Ferguson on Sunday, one week after the racially-charged shooting of an unarmed black teenager. Police in the strife-torn Missouri community said the shooting victim was in critical condition after being shot […]

NUC, police to probe UNIUYO riot, student’s death

The National Universities Commission, the Nigerian Police, as well as the council of the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, are to investigate the killing of one of the university’s students during last Wednesday’s protest. The NUC’s acting chairman, Inter-ministerial Committee on Campus Safety and Security, Prof. Adebisi Balogun, said this in Uyo on Monday […]