News - Hoodlums Attack

Hoodlums Attack, INEC Vans, Personnel, Burn Materials On Election Eve In Akwa Ibom

4 months ago /

Eleven vehicles of the Independent National Electoral Commission conveying electoral officers and materials have been burnt by unknown hoodlums in Obot Akara local government area of Akwa Ibom state.

Hoodlums Threaten Peace In Oyo State

6 months ago /

The peaceful atmosphere that Oyo state, especially Ibadan, the state capital has been enjoying in the last seven years was put to test in the early hours of Sunday as hoodlums attacked three areas of Idi Arere. Asaka and Oja Igbo and burnt down no fewer than 20 houses and shops and looted 18 shops.

Hoodlums Attack PDP Chieftain, In Oshogbo

9 months ago /
Nation 

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party in Osun state, Fatai Oyedele, popularly known as Diekola, has been attacked by some hoodlums suspected to be loyal to the ruling All Progressives Congress.

Hoodlums Attack AIT Crew At Nyanya Market

9 months ago /
Nation 

The AIT reporter and cameraman who covered the visit of the vice president, Yemi Osinbajo to Nyanya market in the federal capital territory were attacked by hoodlums who took over the area

Lekki Toll Gate: Hoodlums Attack Journalists As Residents Protest

1 year ago /
Nation 

Protesters on Friday morning gathered at the Lekki Phase one roundabout to kick against the Lekki toll gate tariff increase while some hoodlums hijacked the protest, attacking journalists.The hike, which came into effect on February 1, 2018, has seen road users pay more than they paid previously. The protesters converged on...

Gunmen Kidnap Orhobo Youth President In Delta

3 years ago /
Niger Delta 

Mr Ovie Anthony, President, Youth Wing of the Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), was reported to have been abducted by unknown gunmen. Anthony, according to a source, was abducted by the captors at gun point on Friday night while returning from the UPU's meeting held at the Union's administrative office in Warri,...

Police Urge Residents Of Coastal Areas To Help Check Crime On Waterways

3 years ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigeria Police Force have called on fishermen and people living along the coastal areas to collaborate with security agents to check suspected criminals operating on the waterways. Mr Olatunji Caulcrick, the new Assistant Inspector-General Police (AIG) in charge of Maritime Operations, made the call in an interview with the News...

Chief Aleogho Dokpesi Attacked By Armed Hoodlums In Edo State

4 years ago /
Nation 

The chairman emeritus of DAAR Communication plc., Aleogho Dokpesi escaped death by the whiskers on Saturday evening as armed hoodlums attacked his convey in Auchi, Estako north local government area of Edo state. The media mogul was reportedly attacked at a polling station at Aibotse Igbe primary school, off Igbe road...

Pipeline Vandals Overrun Police Station In Lagos, Kill Two Officers

4 years ago /
Nation 

Suspected petroleum pipeline vandals yesterday overran a police station at Owutu area of Ikorodu, Lagos State, killing two policemen. Our correspondent learned that about 30 armed vandals on many motorcycles stormed the police station and opened fire at the policemen on duty. After seizing the station, they went to the armoury where...