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A Kwara State family court sitting in Ilorin has remanded a housewife, Awawu Haruna, and two others for allegedly marrying another man while in a subsisting relationship. Awawu Haruna was dragged before the Kwara State family court alongside her father, Haruna Danjuma, by her legal husband, Ayuba Sule, after she married another man. Sule disclosed
The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) has tasked states and local government councils across the federation to intensify and step up efforts to avert flood related disasters in their domains as the nation is now in the peak of flooding season. Clement Nze, the Director General of NIHSA, in a statement issued on Friday, maintains

Speeding driver dies in Ogun lone road crash

A speeding driver has died in a lone road crash along the Lagos-Ibadan highway, Ogun State. The accident, DAILY POST learnt, one person also sustained and injury in the accident which occurred around 1pm on Friday. The incident, which involved a black Toyota Hilux marked PF 3384 SPY, happened at the Long bridge, outbound Lagos.

EFCC busts five Nigerians for producing fake dollars in Abuja

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has apprehended five Nigerians for alleged currency counterfeiting. EFCC Head of Media, Wilson Uwujaren, announced their arrest in a statement on Friday. The suspects were caught with bundles of United States currency totalling $113,400. They are Sule Sani, Abba Sulaiman, Abraham Amengwa James, Haruna Nahum Rabiu and Samson

BREAKING: Heavy gunfire in Delta community over boundary dispute

Residents of Aladja community in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State, on Friday morning, raised the alarm that the people of Ogbe-Ijoh community in Warri South-West Local Government were allegedly shooting sporadically at their (Aladja) community. DAILY POST reports that this came as the 7-day ultimatum they handed to the State Boundary demarcation committee

Osun: ‘We killed filling station manager to cover N2.1m fraud’ – Suspects confess

The Osun State Police Command has arrested five suspects for alleged conspiracy, armed robbery, murder and membership of an unlawful society. The suspects confessed that they were paid the sum of N500,000 to kill a Mobil filling station manager in the State. The five arrested suspects include Adamo Aliyu, 24 years, Damilola Kayode, aged 22

Police arrest man who uses charms to defraud POS operators

Police in Anambra State have arrested a man who allegedly uses charms to defraud POS operators in Awka. DAILY POST gathered that the man armed with charms cuts plain white papers to the size of naira notes and gives them to POS operators to deposit in an account. The operators only realize that the supposed

Police rescue 4-year-old boy abducted in Ebonyi

The Ebonyi State Police command, on Thursday, rescued a 4-year-old boy, identified as Testimony, who was sold last year to a man whose name is yet to be identified in Enugu State. DAILY POST gathered that the victim was stolen from the mother, one Theresa Nweke, who lives in Omuma community in Etche Local Government

Police in Lagos arrest ex-convict with stolen generators

The Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command has arrested an ex-convict, Yekini Opeyemi. Opeyemi, working as a guard at Ojota New Garage, was nabbed for being in possession of two stolen 2.8KVA generators. The 35-year-old suspect was apprehended near Odo-Iya Alaro at Ojota in company of others (now at large). He

Police kill terrorist, recover AK-47, 4 motorcycles in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command says it killed one terrorist, recovered one AK-47 riffle and four operational motorcycles used by the assailants in an attack on Mararabar Yakawada community, Sabuwa LGA, Katsina State. According to SP Gambo Isah, the spokesman, Katsina Police Command, “well armed terrorists, no fewer than 30 in number, riding on motorcycles

Mudslide kills man in Jigawa

A 28-year-old-year-old man, Umar Sale has been killed by a landslide in the Taura Local Government Area of Jigawa State. NSCDC spokesman CSC Adamu Shehu confirmed the incident to DAILY POST. He said the incident happened on Tuesday in Majia town, Taura LGA, at about1400hrs. Shehu said the deceased who is a father of three

Nigerian student commits suicide in Kebbi

Musa David, a twenty-five-year-old student of the Department of Banking and Finance, Waziri Umaru Federal Polytechnic (WUFP), Birnin Kebbi, has reportedly committed suicide. David allegedly committed suicide while in the custody of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, in Birnin Kebbi. However, the NSCDC has refuted the allegation, which was widely circulated in

Two suspected kidnappers killed, victims rescued in Kwara

Two suspected kidnappers have been killed by operatives of the Kwara State police command in an exchange of gunfire. DAILY POST learnt that they were accosted in the bush while trying to share the ransom collected from the family of two kidnapped victims. The kidnappers had on Tuesday reportedly abducted one Afusat Lawal (f) and

FBI busts two Nigerians over $6.2m wire fraud after targeting $25m

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has charged two Nigerians for $6.2million wire fraud after attempts to scam Americans of $25.2million. The defendants are accused of defrauding nearly two dozen public and private entities around the United States, including at least one in Oregon. The Department of Justice (DoJ) indictment unsealed in federal court charged

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