A Toyota Sienna vehicle, on Friday, rammed into a truck, killing three persons while one other sustained injuries in an accident on the Ogun State axis of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

The Public Education Officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Ogun Sector Command, Florence Okpe, confirmed the accident on Friday.

Okpe said the accident involved a Toyota Sienna vehicle with

Toyota Sienna vehicle with registration number BDG 426 HT and a DAF truck marked RNG 558 XC. She explained that the accident occurred around the Total petrol station located on the expressway.

According to her, seven persons, comprising four male adults, two female adults and one child, were involved in the accident.

Anita Brown, an American OnlyFans star who claimed she is expecting a child with famous Nigerian singer, Davido, has vowed to get work visas for the singer’s “struggling babymamas”.

Anita, who has been dragging Davido on social media since she called him out for impregnating her, said the singer doesn’t pay his babymamas child support, stressing that she is about to change that.

Taking to her Twitter handle on Friday morning, she said karma was about to catch up with Davido.

There was a pandemonium on Tuesday evening in Onitsha Main Market in Anambra State after a labourer reportedly stabbed a businessman, whose identity is yet to be ascertained, to death.

It was gathered that the labourer, an Hausa man, was contracted by the businessman to help him offload goods in his warehouse located at the section of the market where they sell baking materials.

According to an eyewitness, trouble ensued when the man was suddenly found in the pool of his

own blood by his colleagues, while the Hausa man was nowhere to be found.

Irked by the development, youths in the area quickly mobilised themselves in search of the perpetrator, forcing other northerners to seek refuge at the Army barrack and the Central Police Station (CPS) over fear of reprisal attack by the angry mob.

The State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, said the incident “is a case of murder which happened at Bright Street, inside the main market, around 4pm”

Chaos was averted during the traditional Eid prayers at the Osogbo Eid praying ground on Wednesday.

According to information made available to DAILY POST, the stage was set for the prayers which was a traditional part which marks the beginning of the festival.

It was gathered that the Chief Imam leading the prayers would stay in the front, while other dignitaries would occupy the second row.

One person has been killed and one other injured following an invasion by gunmen on Monday at Magamin Kano Village in Ningi Local Government Area of Bauchi State.

The gunmen also invaded the residence of the Village Head of the area, Alh. Bashir Abubakar, and kidnapped his wife and son to an unknown destination.

A source told journalists that the gunmen shot and killed one person, while the injured person was shot in the thigh and is receiving medical attention at the Ningi General Hospital.

According to the source, the traditional ruler was the main target, but he was able to escape, however, his wife and son were not lucky to escape.

The source said that after operating for several hours, the gunmen, who were many, took the direction of the Ningi forest route and escaped.

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has dismissed an audio message circulating on social media asking residents of the southeast to observe a one-week sit-at-home from July 3 to 10.

The sit-at-home order, purported to have come from IPOB, with the tag #FreeNnamdiKanu, is aimed at forcing the Federal Government to release Nnamdi Kanu, who has been in the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS).

The audio message claimed that there will be dire consequences for anyone who ventures out on the said dates.

But the media and publicity secretary of IPOB, Mr Emma Powerful, told DAILY POST upon enquiry on Wednesday, that the audio message was not from his group.

“You must know whom madness sit-at-home is, and the criminal who is illegally destroying our land.

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide leaders have called on the Federal Government to release the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, to restore peace in the Southeast region.

The call was made during the inauguration of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Women and Youth Wings (FCT chapter) in Abuja over the weekend.

President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, represented by Prof. Charles Nwekeaku, said: “What Southeast needs is security, a secure environment and even if you appoint 100 service chiefs without the release of Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, you wouldn’t have peace.

“His (Kanu’s) release is central and fundamental to the peace mechanism in Igbo land.”

Iwuanyanwu urged President Bola Tinubu to obey the Appeal Court’s judgment, which discharged and acquitted Nnamdi Kanu.

He added, “The moment Mr. Nnamdi Kanu is released, there will be peace in Igbo land and the Igbos will have that sense of belonging because he is a freedom fighter and hasn’t committed any crime.

Abia state Governor, Dr. Alex Otti, has set up a judicial panel of inquiry to recover government properties and funds allegedly looted during past administrations in the state.

Otti had a week after his inauguration, urged those in possession of government properties to return them to the government.

Abia state Governor, Dr. Alex Otti, has set up a judicial panel of inquiry to recover government properties and funds allegedly looted during past administrations in the state.

Otti had a week after his inauguration, urged those in possession of government properties to return them to the government.

Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Kenneth Kalu, who disclosed the setting up of the panel, in a statement, listed Justice Florence Ikwuoma Duruoha- Igwe , as the chairman while members include Prof. Ogwo Ekeoma Ogwo, Mazi Ugochukwu Okoroafor, Rev. Fr. Alex Okonkwo and Prof. Ursula Ngozi Akanwa.

The SSG explained that the terms of reference of the panel and date of inauguration would be made known to the chairman of the panel.

He said; “The Governor of Abia State has approved the constitution of a panel of inquiry on the recovery of government properties and funds belonging to Abia State. In view of the above, I’m pleased to convey the Governor’s approval appointing your Lordship as the chairman of the panel. Terms of reference and date of inauguration will be duly communicated to your Lordship.”

Mr Peter Obi of the Labour Party, LP, has reacted to the recent demolition of some buildings at the Alaba International Market by the Lagos State Government.

Obi said although some of the demolitions might be excusable, they had left many victims, mostly ordinary people who he believed were either innocently ill-informed or misguided.

He said the primary duty of any government is to care for and protect its citizens.

In a statement issued via his verified Twitter handle on Tuesday, the former Anambra State governor advised that “necessary corrective measures to planning or zoning violations by governments, need not be punitive or unduly insensitive.”

Recall that the Lagos Government had on June 16 begun the removal of what it described as distressed buildings in the Alaba International Market located in the Ojo Local Government Area of the state.

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, on Sunday, confirmed the arrest of two Ghanaians, Monday Saba and Hakeem Kwana, and 11 other suspects for drug-related offences in different parts of the country.

The agency’s Director, Media and Advocacy, Femi Babafemi, in a statement on Sunday, confirmed the development, said officials of the agency intercepted two imported consignments of a strong strain of cannabis known as loud, with a combined weight of 5,344.1 kilograms along the in the Lekki area of Lagos State.

He also revealed that based on credible intelligence, NDLEA operatives ambushed a white truck conveying 50 jumbo bags of the illicit substance weighing 2, 434.1kg along the Epe-Lekki Expressway in the early hours of Monday, June 19.

Babafemi said the driver jumped out of the vehicle and escaped in a security van escorting the truck conveying the drug exhibits, adding that the anti-narcotics officers demobilised the truck.

The head of the vigilante group in Danmusa LGA, Katsina State, Mallam Nabanje has been killed and his house set ablaze by terrorists late Sunday night.

The hoodlums, in the operation targeted at the vigilante leader, also shot two persons and reportedly raped three women during the attack.

One of the locals and a fellow vigilante from Danmusa who spoke on the incident said the attack was more of a revenge mission as the hoodlums had earlier accused

Nabanje of being responsible for the destruction of their enclaves.

He said: “The hoodlums arrived in the community in a large number and proceeded to the residence of our vigilante commander.

“They blocked all routes to avoid him escaping. After a painstaking search, they found him under a tree where they engaged him in a gun duel until he ran out of ammunition and was rounded up when he sought refuge in a compound where he was butchered.”

The Ebonyi State Government said on Sunday it has no plan whatsoever to bribe the election petition tribunal judges in a bid to pervert the course of justice and obtain undue favour from them.

The state government made this known through the Commissioner of Information and State Orientation, Jude Okpor, who reacted to an allegation by the president of the Association of Ebonyi Indigenes Socio-Cultural in the Diaspora (AEISCID), Paschal Oluchukwu.


that Oluchukwu had accused the Ebonyi State Government, led by Governor Francis Nwifuru, of attempting to hijack the course of justice with plans to use one billion naira deducted from the local government area allocation to bribe judges in order to procure a favourable judgement from the tribunal.

Okpor warned Oluchukwu to desist from being used by desperate politicians who were rejected by the citizens of the state during the last governorship election in the state.

Popular Nigerian singer-cum-clergyman, Bankole Wellington, aka Banky W, has seemingly responded to the cheating allegations against him.

Recall that a controversial blog, Gistlover, had insinuated that the singer is cheating on his wife, actress Adesua Etomi-Wellington with his former signee, Niyola.

But addressing his congregation at the Waterbrooks church in Lagos on Sunday, the rapper-turned-preacher said the rumours were orchestrated by satanic elements who don’t want his

members to listen to his Sunday sermon.

He declared that the devil is a liar while assuring his congregation that God was in control.

He said, “The devil really didn’t want you to hear this message. In fact, he didn’t want us to enter into this series at all. There was an attack at the beginning, but here we are. But the devil is a liar. And God is in control.”

The Sokoto State Police Command confirmed on Sunday the murder of a butcher, Usman Buda, over alleged blasphemy.

The command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Ahmad Rufa’i, who confirmed the killing in a statement on Sunday, said a distress call was received at 9:20 am that the victim, Usman Buda of Gwandu Local Government Area, a butcher at Sokoto Abattoir, had allegedly blasphemed the Holy Prophet and was, as a result, about to be lynched by a mob.

Hoodlums known as ‘unknown gunmen’ have reportedly given two communities in Anambra State conditions to bury their deceased loved ones.

The communities, Isseke and Azia, are both in the Ihiala Local Government Area of the state, where activities of hoodlums said to have separatist elements are rife.

Over the weekend, it was gathered that the hoodlums mandated the communities not to conduct burials with more than 20 persons in attendance or risk attack.

They were also told that security operatives would no longer be allowed in the community and that persons coming back for the burial of their deceased relatives, friend or associates must be warned not to go home with security men.

According to a source in the community, a family buried their mother recently without their relatives for fear of being attacked by the gunmen.