Tag: riot

Ado AminuJuly 13, 2021

282m face malnutrition in Africa- UN report says; Jailed transgender women in Cameroon to be released pending appeal | 5 Things That Matter Today

Across the African continent, here are 5 culturally relevant stories you shouldn’t miss out on: 282 million face malnutrition in ...

AzeezAugust 30, 2016

How convicts in Kuje prison are kept in VIP cells

There was an altercation between inmates and prison officials on Monday at the Kuje Prisons, Abuja. In a statement by ...

AzeezAugust 29, 2016

According to Prisons Service, there was no riot at Kuje prison – this is what happened

The Nigeria Prisons Service has denied that there was a riot early Monday morning at the Kuje Prisons facility in ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 29, 2016

Confusion as riot breaks out in Kuje Prison

Inmates at the Kuje Prison Abuja on Monday morning started a riot just as officials arrived at the facility for ...

AzeezAugust 18, 2016

Police stops jailbreak attempt in Ebonyi prison

An attempted jailbreak was halted on Thursday by the Police in Ebonyi after inmates of the Abakaliki Prisons protested for ...

Oreoluwa PetersJuly 9, 2016

Riot and rape forces Davido to pull the plug on Congo show (WATCH)

While Wizkid had to pull out of his performance at the wireless festival in the UK on Friday as a ...

Adebayo EmuleomoNovember 19, 2015

In today’s episode of ‘House Madness’, Gbajabiamila and Ogor were the lead actors

New day, new drama! This seems to be the story of Nigerian lawmakers in recent time. A disagreement between the All Progressives ...

Kolapo OlapojuApril 7, 2015

Have Fayose’s supporters started rioting in Ado-Ekiti? (PHOTOS)

by Damilola Jagun The bid by the 19 All Progressives Congress’ lawmakers to impeach Governor Ayo Fayose may have led ...

Isime EseneOctober 11, 2014

There was no jailbreak in Kiri-Kiri prison – Official

by Jewel Stephen Contrary to reports of a jailbreak yesterday at the Medium Security Prison, Kiri-Kiri, Lagos, the Nigerian Prison ...

January 13, 2014

Perry Brimah: What is good for Sanusi is good for Jonathan

by Perry Brimah Sanusi gave me his word, Mr. President. He will resign after you and your coterie do the ...

September 16, 2013

Youth protest in Borno as policeman fatally shoots ‘civilian JTF’ member, governor’s convoy stopped

There was pandemonium in Maiduguri yesterday as youths took to the streets to protest the alleged killing of a member ...

August 31, 2013

Panic in Ikorodu as ‘okada’ operators go on rampage again

by Adeola Balogun The anger of motorcyclists in Ikorodu, Lagos State is yet to be assuaged as they embarked on ...

June 30, 2013

Opinion: Exposing the lies peddled by the UNIUYO Senate

by David Israel For the avoidance of doubt, the University of Uyo does not post students’ result online. Somebody lied. ...

June 15, 2013

13 shocking pictures of Brazilian military police brutalizing protesters (PHOTOS)

Breaking news, reporting from São Paulo: Thursday night around 7:10 p.m., 20 men in riot gear arrived at the city’s protests ...

November 8, 2012

Outrage: Policeman kills bus conductor for ‘stepping on him’, threatens to shoot mob

by Isi Esene A policeman attached to the Alapere Police Division in Ketu yesterday allegedly shot and killed a bus ...

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