Tag: riots

April 1, 2014

Opinion: Confab delegates and the unity of Nigeria

by Ashaka Saleh That is why delegates at the national conference must not allow themselves to be carried away by ...

November 26, 2013

NURTW clash in Ondo leaves 1 person dead, 5 others injured

by Adeola Balogun A clash between members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Ondo has resulted ...

November 25, 2013

5 people killed, 200 houses burnt in Plateau

by Adeola Balogun Renewed clashes in Plateau have reportedly left 5 persons dead and not less than 200 homes destroyed. ...

November 18, 2013

Tragedy: Riots break out in Ajah after trailer kills 4 school children (PHOTO)

by Adeola Balogun Riots have broken out in the Ikota area of Lagos, a community in the Ajah environs of ...

September 22, 2013

“I can’t believe what my eyes are seeing”: Nasarawa governor laments following deadly Ombatse cult attack

by ‘Jola Sotubo Residents of the communities affected by the recent unrest in Nasarawa State have told a story of ...

September 18, 2013

1 person dead, 2 missing as youth groups clash in Rivers community

by ‘Jola Sotubo At least three persons are feared dead after riots erupted between two rival groups in Buguma, Asari ...

September 17, 2013

Riots erupt after wardens allegedly beat Adamawa prison inmate to death

by ‘Jola Sotubo Violence erupted yesterday at a prison in Numan, Adamawa State as inmates of the facility protested the  ...

September 17, 2013

Ombatse cult killings: Nasarawa Assembly demands emergency rule

by ‘Jola Sotubo   Following the renewed clashes in the state which has led to loss of life and destruction ...

September 15, 2013

Ombatse cult: 50 more feared killed in Nasarawa clashes

by Adeola Balogun The renewed clashes in Nasarawa State have resulted in the deaths of an additional 50 persons. The ...

September 14, 2013

Residents, corps members panic as renewed clashes erupt in Nasarawa

by ‘Jola Sotubo Renewed clashes among youth in Nasarawa State has led to mayhem and left 65 youth corps members ...

September 11, 2013

6 people killed, villages razed in Akwa Ibom as youth protest lack of basic amenities

by ‘Jola Sotubo A violent protest by youth in Akwa-Ibom State has left at least six people dead and a ...

August 25, 2013

Traders in Ibadan lament as Bodija market remains shut after violent clash

by ‘Jola Sotubo The chaos which led to loss of property in Bodija market, Ibadan, has resulted in even more ...

August 24, 2013

Violence in Ibadan as Bodija market traders clash

by ‘Jola Sotubo Bodija market in Ibadan was again the scene of pandemonium as flared tempers led to a clash ...

August 22, 2013

Ikorodu protest update: One person killed, others critically injured

by ‘Jola Sotubo The mayhem in Ikorodu is yet to be brought to a peaceful resolution. The trouble which started ...

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