Tag: village

AzeezOctober 29, 2017

Boko Haram insurgents attack Yobe village

Suspected members of the Boko Haram sect have attacked Goniri village in Yobe state. According to a villager, the insurgents ...

AzeezOctober 16, 2017

Cameroonians invade Cross River village, shoot six

Six residents of Danare, a village in Boki local government area of Cross River state have allegedly been shot after Gendarmes from ...

AzeezSeptember 18, 2017

Boko Haram insurgents kill Imam, 4 others in Borno village

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents on Sunday killed the Chief Imam of Kurmiri village in Magumeri Local Government Area of Borno state. ...

AzeezSeptember 8, 2017

Gunmen ‘kill 20’ in Plateau village

Suspected gunmen have killed at least 20 people in a night attack at Ancha Village of Bassa Local Government Area ...

AzeezAugust 10, 2017

Boko Haram insurgents attack Adamawa village, burn houses

Boko Haram insurgents on Thursday attacked villagers in Ghumbili community in the Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa, Vanguard reports. ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 27, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories you should monitor today 1.  Lagos warns against cholera outbreak The Lagos State government ...

Mazi EmekaJune 1, 2016

236 Boko Haram captives rescued by Nigerian Army

In furtherance of its anti-terrorism campaign, Nigerian Army, on Tuesday, announced that it had rescued more than 236 persons including ...

Mazi EmekaApril 27, 2016

‘Please don’t leave, they will attack us again’ | Enugu community beg Police

Following the bloody attack on the Ukpabi Nimbo, a community in the Uzo-Uwani area of Enugu State, by bloodthirsty Fulani ...

Ada IgboanugoApril 5, 2015

Welcome to the village where they drink the same water with goats (PHOTO)

by Chinwe Okafor Vanguard recently paid a visit to Taran and Gaukaka-Lasauya communities of Bauchi State for the instance of the leadership of ...

Isime EseneSeptember 12, 2014

Terrible: How Gov. Amaechi’s uncle was murdered in Rivers

by Isi Esene The Rivers State Government today announced the death of Sabinus Ordu, an uncle to Governor Rotimi Amaechi. ...

April 26, 2014

Opinion: Our gruelling journey out of Boko Haram death camp

by Bolarinwa Gidado   Our government? Did I just say that? Do we have any, really? ‘Government’ is one of ...

March 14, 2014

Benue crisis: Fulani herdsmen kill 22 people in Suswam’s village

by Adeola Balogun Barely 3 days after the Governor of Benue, Gabriel Suswam, escaped an attack by Fulani mercenaries by ...

January 15, 2014

World’s Dirtiest Man: This man hasn’t taken his bath in 60 YEARS & smokes animal FAECES (PHOTOS)

He’s single and he’s looking for love. But, to win his heart, you’d have to accept his rather unconventional lifestyle. ...

January 2, 2014

Olusegun Adeniyi: 2014 and the Lazarus at our gate

by Olusegun Adeniyi The moral here is that we should stop pretending that the need of one so near to ...

December 13, 2013

Elnathan John: This is how to be an African writer

by Elnathan John An African writer must love rights. Human rights. Womens rights. Gay rights. Animal rights. In that order. ...

November 28, 2013

Father of former Super Eagles defender abducted in Anambra

by Akintomiwa Agbaje   On his way back from church on Monday, kidnappers abducted the 83-year-old father of a former Super ...

September 26, 2013

Demola Rewaju: The sheer arrogance of (most) medical doctors

by Demola Rewaju But have you ever noticed that doctors have the worst handwriting among professionals? You never can guess ...

September 25, 2013

SNAPSHOT: Ex-BBA housemate, Karen Igho returns to the village… or not

by Oge Okonkwo Former BBA winner, Karen Igho, must have relocated to the village recently as that would be explanation ...

August 15, 2013

“They promised to pay me N15,000”: Court remands boy, 15, for killing 5-year-old boy in Zamfara

by Oge Okonkwo   A 15-year-old boy,  Umaru Abu, was brought before the Zamfara Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday for killing ...

July 23, 2013

Poetic murderer: Suspect slaughters 5 people in Japanese village… then writes poem about it

Japanese police are hunting a poetry writing killer after the bodies of five people were discovered in a remote mountain ...

July 1, 2013

Chill out, NDLEA: Tonto Dikeh is ‘serving her 15 years already…’ (LOOK)

by Akan Ido After the accusations, threats and denials of Indian hemp abuse from the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency ...

June 11, 2013

“I lost about N7.5 million worth of goods” – Victims of Apapa fire cry for help

by Rachel Ogbu Tales of woe and desperation were captured yesterday following the fire at the Speedwell Plaza, otherwise known as ...

June 10, 2013

Disaster: Fire razes 150 spare parts shops in Apapa

by Rachel Ogbu At least 150 shops, including properties has been burnt to the ground following a tragic fire Sunday ...

June 5, 2013

Gunmen kill 5 people in Kaduna

by Akan Ido Gunmen have reportedly killed five people at Danmusa- Zonkoro village in Katsaya District in Chikun local government of ...

May 31, 2013

Photo of the Day: This is how to travel from the village to ‘the abroad’

by Isi Esene Looking at this lady’s picture, you can’t help but wonder – even for a slight second – ...

May 28, 2013

Sickening: Mentally ill man locked in a cage for 11 years by his own mother (PHOTOS)

The sickening story of how a mother has been forced to cage and shackle her mentally ill son in a ...

May 19, 2013

Opinion: City pastors have taken all the tithes & offerings, and village pastors have been abandoned

by Obinna Akukwe The practice of city pastors commandeering all the tithes and offerings  to themselves while pauperizing their village ...

May 18, 2013

Temie Giwa: Go back to your village (Y! FrontPage)

by Temie Giwa The other reason I have spent my life wandering around the world is to take up a ...

February 7, 2013

Jungle justice: Leopard mobbed and hanged by villagers after it attacked 3 people and savaged man’s face (PICTURED)

Indian villagers beat a leopard and hanged it from a tree after the beast savaged three people in the state ...

October 23, 2012

Life is not hard: 10 tips for coping without ‘okada’

by michealfreesoul These tips are guaranteed to elevate you to the next level of an ‘okada’-free Lagos state. If they ...

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