Metro & Crime

#EndSARS: Uyo on fire as arson, rioting spreads

The ongoing #EndSars protest has taken a completely different dimension in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, as the hitherto peaceful conduct has snowballed into rioting.   The protesters had earlier in the afternoon stormed the entrance of Idongesit Nkanga Secretariat, displacing unsuspecting workers who fled at the sight of the approaching hoodlums. Reports say […]

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#EndSARS: Obiano announces 24-hour curfew, as protesters attack police stations, free suspects in Anambra

#EndSARS protesters across Anambra State, on Thursday, went berserk, when they attacked police formations across the state, where they freed suspects, burnt and looted the police stations.   In Nnewi, the industrial hub of the state, protesters, who converged to observe what they called candle light procession in the night of Wednesday, October 21, went […]

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LASG apologises for vandalization of warehouse hosting COVID-19 palliatives

Lagos State government has condemned the vandalization of the warehouse at Mazamaza housing the food palliative packages donated to the state government by the Private Sector Coalition against COVID-19 (CACOVID) group.   The state Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu had on September 22 formally taken receipt of the food palliatives from the CACOVID team meant for […]

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Federal Fire Service members attack JED leaving scores injured

Jos Electricity Distribution Company (JED) on Thursday came under attack from men of the Federal Fire Service, led by the Assistant Controller of thw Fire Service, Bauchi, Usman Yakmut, leaving several staff injured.   New Telegraph learnt that trouble started when Yakmut, who went to the Regional Office with the purpose of collecting his prepaid meter, […]

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Police, soldiers, youths reclaim Abakaliki from hoodlums

…Banks, schools, shops, filling stations shut as fuel hits N400/litre Soldiers, policemen, members of the Ebonyi State vigilante group, known as Neighbourhood Security Watch(NSW), and a youth group identified as Akubaraoha Youth Assembly, Thursday took control of Abakaliki, the capital city, to ensure hoodlums stop further destruction of public properties in the metropolis. This is […]

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#EndSARS protests: TVC, The Nation, Sanwo-Olu’s family house, Akiolu’s Palace burnt

Lagos yesterday slipped into a state of anomie as the Centre of Excellence literally became a ball of fire. The outbreak of violence, which started on Monday in different parts of the nation, continued yesterday, with more police stations, banks and media houses attacked and razed in Lagos State.   The violence further snowballed yesterday, […]