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Peace Mass Transit Bus Driver Flees After Faulty Brake Caused Crash 3 Minutes Into Journey

A woman has narrated the plight of those taking public transportation in Nigeria. Amaka Nwa took to the social media today to narrate what happened yesterday after she boarded a faulty bus belonging to Peace Mass Transport. She said just before they took off, the passengers complained about the condition of the car but the driver assured them of safety. Sadly 3 minutes into the journey, he crashed the car into a parked vehicle and fled the scene. Here is how Amaka narrated her ordeal via Igboist FB group this afternoon: “So I was in this vehicle, I survived the accident. You see this transport company(PEACE) they play too damn much. This happened yesterday.This was three minutes into the journey, passengers complained about the bus not being sound, driver told us that the bus brake was act...

Simonne Kerr Murdered In Battersea London: Suspected Killer Of Britain’s Got Talent Singer Arrested In Her Nappy Valley Flat

Simonne Kerr Murdered In Battersea London: Suspected Killer Of Britains Got Talent Singer Arrested In Her Nappy Valley Flat Simonne Kerr has died. The Britian’s got talent finalist was murdered in her flat yesterday afternoon. Although the identity of the 31-year-old woman murdered in her flat Battersea area of SW London yesterday was not revealed, investigators today revealed the identity of the victim as Simonne Kerr, a finalist of Britain’s Got Talent show. She was found with fatal stab wounds after police were called in around 12:38pm and was pronounced dead around 1:40pm. A 40 year old man arrested at the scene on murder suspicion is currently in police custody. Her autopsy is due to take place today as police informed her next of kin. Simonne who lost her son to Sick cell anemia dise...

Nigerian Pastor Bolanle Alo Dies While Resisting Deportation At Calgary Alberta Canada Airport, Widow Wants Answer

Photo Of Nigerian Pastor Bolanle Alo Dies While Resisting Deportation At Canada Border Services Office In Calgary Alberta Canada Airport, Widow Wants Answer The wife of a Nigerian Pastor who passed away while two immigration police officers were trying to enforce his deportation last week has asked the Canadian government for details surrounding her husband’s death. Pastor Bolanle Idowu Alo passed away on the 7th of August shortly after he had a fierce altercation with two Calgary Airport policemen who confronted him when he refused to take off on a KLM flight heading for Amsterdam. The plane was forced to make emergency landing when 49-year-old Alo started causing a scene. He was later taken to the Canada Border Service section of Calgary Airport where the confrontation continued. Other r...

Innocent Man Jailed For Crime He Knew Nothing About Freed From Prison 2 Years Later

A man who was falsely accused and imprisoned for his “killing his neighbour” after taking her to the hospital, has regained his freedom after two years. The man identified as Mr Chidiebere Onwumere, a native of Umuagbaghagha village in Osisioma local government area of Abia state, was jailed after being accused of killing his neighbour, late Uzochi Chinyere, who lived in same compound with him. Narrating his ordeal to Abia Facts Newspaper after his release from Nigerian prisons in Afara, Umuahia on Tuesday, Mr Chidiebere who was full of praises to God for vindicating him after two years of suffering for a crime he knew nothing about, said it was in his bid to save a neighbour that caused him to suffer this injustice. He said, “I came back to where I was residing at Umujiji, Isiahia Osisiom...

Sacked Driver Who Robbed Former Boss In Lekki Sentenced To Death

File photo The Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja on Wednesday sentenced a driver and disgruntled former employee, Monsuru Ayoola, to death for armed robbery. Justice Raliat Adebiyi convicted Ayoola on a one count charge of armed robbery. The judge found him guilty of robbing his former employer, Mr. Lanre Alabi, in 2015, with a toy gun and machete for allegedly owing him salary. Justice Adebiyi held: “The defendant is found guilty on a one count charge of armed robbery. “The punishment for the offence is a strict and a mandatory one and for this reason, the allocutus of the defence counsel cannot apply. “The defendant is hereby sentenced to death pursuant to Section 295 of the Criminal Law of Lagos, 2011. “May God have mercy on your soul.” She, however, discharged Ayoola on a two-count cha...

Tramadol Overdose Kills Kidnapper In Owo Ondo State: Kidnap Suspect Who Slipped Into Coma After Arrest Dies In Hospital

Kidnapper Killed By Tramadol Overdose In Owo Ondo State: Kidnap Suspect Who Slipped Into Coma After Arrest Has Died Ondo state Police has provided an update on the condition of the kidnap suspect arrested during a foiled kidnap attempt in Owo Ondo state on the 5th of August. The suspect has died of Tramadol overdose. When the suspect refused to wake up days after his arrest, he was rushed to Owo General Hospital where doctors battled to revive him. He passed away on Monday evening exactly 9 days after he was arrested in an unconscious state.

Confession Of Dismissed Nigerian Soldier Arrested For Hijacking Tanker On Oshodi Apapa Lagos Expressway

     Tweet     Confession Of Dismissed Nigerian Soldier Arrested For Hijacking Tanker On Oshodi Apapa Lagos Expressway The Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) operatives have arrested a dismissed soldier, Lance Corporal Peter Iwegbulam and two others for alleged diversion of a tanker laden with 45,000 litres of diesel. Arrested alongside Iwegbulam were the alleged ring leader, Ikechukwu Ezekwe, 44, and the gang’s driver, Olarewaju Darinju. It was gathered that the suspects had hijacked the tanker at Cele Bus Stop, along Oshodi-Apapa Expressway and drove it to Ajah to sell the diesel to a ready buyer. The suspects were said to have accused the truck driver, his motorboy, who they trailed from a tank farm at Mile 2 to Cele; of being illegal bunkerers and marched them into their operat...

Married FUT Minna Lecturer Dismissed For Sleeping With Undergraduate Girlfriend In His Office

     Tweet     VP Bala A lecturer in the Department of Geology, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State, Omananyi Yunusa Adinoyi, has been dismissed for alleged sexual harassment. Adinoyi’s dismissal was approved during the University Council’s 131st meeting. A lecturer, who pleaded for anonymity, said the case has been on for about three months after a committee was raised to investigate the allegations. According to him, there were discriminatory evidences against Adinoyi as the student involved provided audio recording of their conversation and the act. It was however learnt that Adinoyi and the student have been dating for a while. “It is not as if he forced her; it was a mutual affair, and we don’t know why the girl blew the lid. “He was not dismissed because he slept wit...

Photos: 4 Nigerian Policemen Killed By Kidnappers In Kaduna Forest During Raid On Hideout Of Islamic Cleric Sheik Algarkawy

     Tweet     Dreaded Kidnappers Kill 4 Nigerian Police Officers In Kaduna Forest After Release Of Abducted Islamic Cleric Sheik Algarkawy At 4 policemen lost their dear lives yesterday while attempting to arrest the kidnappers of of a peace-loving Islamic Cleric Sheik Adam Algarkawy in Kaduna. The cleric who was kidnapped on the 2nd of August at Rigasa in Kaduna regained freedom 4 days later after his family paid N10million ransom. To bring his abductors to justice, IGP sent 13 Intelligence Response Unit operatives to the hideout of the kidnappers. After succeeding in arresting two of the suspected kidnappers, several others who fled later set up an ambush against the 13 IRT operatives. 4 officers and 2 kidnappers lost their lives in the exchange of fire that happened after the ambush at...

Police Recovers Bus Hijacked By Kidnappers In Rivers State,2 Dead…8 Rescued Alive…6 Missing

     Tweet     2 of the 16 passengers on board of a commercial bus that was hijacked by some suspected kidnappers in Rivers State two days ago are dead. Their lifeless bodies were found yesterday after police recovered the bus. 8 other passengers were rescued alive while six are missing. This was revealed by Rivers State Police Command spokesman, Nnamdi Omoni on Friday. The bus was on its way to Port Harcourt from Owerri,Imo state when armed hoodlums hijacked it at Elele-Omarelu in Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State. Omoni said: “The Police have rescued the kidnap victims and recovered the bus they were travelling in. “ They were rescued at the early hours of today(yesterday). However dead bodies of two of the passengers were recovered, six are still with them, but eight of them...

2 Men Who Bought Stolen Phones Of Bus Passengers Killed By Kidnappers Arrested By Police

     Tweet     2 kidnap suspects have been arrested by police operatives. The suspects identified as 33-year-old Chinonso Maduagwu and 22-year-old Sebastian Eze Chinedu  were arrested by operatives of Anti – Kidnapping Unit of the command on 07/08/2018 at Obiakpor L.G.A. in Rivers State. They were nabbed in connection with the kidnap/murder of two victims on their way to Port – Harcourt from Owerri. The hoodlums attacked the victims, bus passengers at Umuagwo Ohaji/Egbema L.G.A in Imo state, where they shot dead the deceased victim and the other sustained gunshot injuries while seven (7) others were kidnapped to unknown destination after robbing them of their handsets and other personal effects. Victim’s phones were also recovered from the suspects. The arrested suspects have made useful s...

Armed Robbery Attacks In Igarra Edo State: 12 Killed As Robbers Attacked Unity, Keystone Banks & Police Station

     Tweet     12 Killed As Armed Robbers Attacked Unity, Keystone Banks & Police Station In Igarra Edo..Photos Some dare devil robbers today invaded two commercial banks in Akoko Edo LGA of Edo state. According to residents of the quiet town of Igarra, the robbers carried out deadly operations at Unity and Keystone bank shortly after they invaded a police station in the area to demobilise the officers on duty. Sadly they killed 2 people in detention and a policeman before setting the station on fire. They soon moved to the banks located about 1.2km from the police station where they unleashed terror on customers after they couldn’t get access to the banks vaults. A witness who identified himself as Obende Ofei said residents tried to resist the robbers but the dare devils overpowered ...