Two killed in Edo farmers – herders Clash

  Two persons were reportedly killed on Monday in a clash between farmers and herdsmen in Sobe, Owan West Local Government Area of Edo State. It was gathered that trouble started over the alleged slaughtering of an 11-year-old boy, who had gone to fetch firewood for his family. An eyewitness said the boy, whose body was found on Sunday inside a bush, was allegedly killed by herdsmen grazing on the farm. The eyewitness, who sought anonymity, said the boy’s relatives from the Kwale extraction mobilised the youth for a reprisal, went after the herders, and killed one of them in the process. Chairman of the local government, Mr Frank Ilaboya, [Read]

JUST IN: Shiites, Police clash in Kaduna, Gombe, Bauchi; 5 feared dead

KADUNA  – Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) has raised alarm that men of Nigerian police have killed three of its members who were on the road for Ashura procession in Kaduna today. The group said one member in Bauch and another in Gombe killed. IMN have defied its proscription by the government by embarking on a procession across the country. While the procession which the police described as ”an act of advancement of terrorism” and also warned the group against embarking on was peaceful in Abuja, other parts of Nigeria recorded a sad story. The spokesperson of [Read]

Shi’ites, police may clash again on Tuesday as proscribed group plans nationwide procession

•We’re Nigerians and ready to die in Nigeria –Shi’ites •March and see what police will do – FPRO The Nigeria Police Force and members of the proscribed Islamic Movement in Nigeria, also known as Shi’ites, may clash at the group’s upcoming Ashura procession on Tuesday. The Ashura procession, also called the Day of Ashura, is the tenth day of Muharram, the first month in the Islamic calendar. It is observed annually by Shi’ite Muslims worldwide to commemorate the death of Husayn ibn Ali in the Battle of Karbala in Iraq. Known as the third Shia Imam, Husayn was the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) and son of Ali ibn Abi [Read]

Trouble Looms as Hausa, Yoruba traders clash in Lagos

LAGOS – A clash between Yoruba and Hausa traders at Oke-Odo Market along the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway has led to a traffic lockdown in the area, The Cable reports. Vehicles heading to Lagos from Sango in Ogun state and those moving to Abule-Egba from Oshodi and other parts of Lagos have been trapped. A resident said trouble started last night when traders at the market clashed over a yet to be known issue. The situation reportedly escalated on Sunday morning when the traders started burning wares and make-shift tents. The Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) Sunday, August 18, averted what would have ended as violence clash [Read]

[VIDEO] See Moments Soldiers kill Three Policemen, One Civilian in Taraba

TARABA – The Nigerian Police on Wednesday accused some men of Nigerian Army of killing three policemen and one civilian. Police spokesman Frank Mba in a statement said the soldiers also freed a kidnap suspect, Alhaji Hamisu, who was arrested by the Police operatives, led by ASP Felix Adolije. Mba said the policemen “came under sudden attack and serious shooting by soldiers of the Nigerian Army, along Ibi – Jalingo Road, Taraba State.” He said “three policemen (comprising one Inspector and two Sergeants) and one civilian died as a result of gunshot injuries sustained in the attack while others sustained serious gunshot wounds.” “The soldiers thereafter released the handcuffed suspect, [Read]

BREAKING: [EXCLUSIVE] TASUED Students, SARS Officers Clash On Campus As Union, Mgt Call For Calm  

John Izabi,  IJEBU-ODE – Student Union Government of The Tai Solarin University of Education and Management of the institution have jointly called on the entire student community to exercise calm and maximum restrain following a clash with Special Anti – robbery Squad (SARS) officials earlier today on the institution’s campus.  NEWS FLAKES NG exclusively gathers that the SARS officers were said to have pursued some set of individuals believed to be students of the institution from Ijebu-Ode main township into the university campus. This action was however strongly condemned by the institution’s stakeholders as well as the Union body im a recent release immediately after the incident, as it maintained [Read]

MAPOLY debunks rumours of clash between Rector and New VC [READ MORE]

John Izabi,  ABEOKUTA – The Management of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic has refuted reports published by a national Online newspaper ‘Platform Times’ which had claimed that the new Vice Chancellor of the Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology [MAUSTECH] and the Polytechnic’s Rector had a clash over the true ownership of the office during a recent meeting.  The recent release which was signed by the institution’s Public Relations Officer, Yemi Ajibola and captioned “DISCLAIMER!!! MAPOLY REFUTES FAKE NEWS OF DRAMA AS MAUSTECH VC, MAPOLY RECTOR CLASH OVER OFFICE OWNERSHIP”, had utterly rejected claims contained in the said report which it described as ‘FAKE NEWS and FALSE ALLEGATIONS’.  It further explained [Read]

Viral photo of a little boy staring at the photo of his father killed during the Shi’ite/Police clash recently in Abuja

  A little child has been caught on camera staring at the photo of his Late father who was killed during the recent clash between police and Shi’ites. . The city of Abuja has recorded a number of clashes between members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria aka Shi’ites and security agents. . Many Shi’ite members were reportedly killed during the latest clash while the sect members in turn burnt a vehicle belonging to the FCT police command and also inflicted varying degrees of injury on some soldiers. One of the sect members killed during the clash was Mustafa Ingawa, a father of one. He was buried on November 8th. [Read]

10 People Feared Dead As Shiites Put Abuja Under Lockdown – READ MORE

  ABUJA – the Federal Capital Territory is experiencing another lockdown as members of the Islamic Movement barricade the Abuja-Keffi express road. The sect reportedly engaged the soldiers leading to the death of no fewer than ten people. The axis is currently witnessing heavy traffic gridlock. Report says the procession started around 3 p.m putting commuters and motorists at a disadvantaged position. Meanwhile security operatives have been deployed to the scene in large numbers. Casefile [Read]

Two die as Police, thugs, Suspected Cultists clash in Lagos – READ MORE

  Lagos State Police Command said it arrested 21 suspected political thugs following the death of two suspected cultists at a political rally in Obanikoro area of the state. The command spokesperson, CSP Chike Oti, made the disclosure in a statement on Thursday in Lagos. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Oti said the two suspected cultists were on the police wanted list for their roles in various cult clashes in the state. “Yesterday being Oct. 17 at about 5:15 pm, the Divisional Police Officer in charge of Pedro Police Station, received a call that two persons, later identified as Ibrahim a.k.a Small Japron and one Solo were killed at a [Read]

BREAKING: Oyo Govt Shuts Down Bodija Market As Police, Butchers Clash

  The Oyo State Government has shut down Bodija market, Ibadan, as police and butchers clash on Thursday. According to the verified twitter handle of the Oyo State Government, @oyostategovt, it was shut after gunshots were heard in the market. Below is the tweet: “News Flash: The Oyo State Government has shut down Bodija market for security reasons. This is an aftermath of the sporadic shooting which occurred earlier today in the market and its environs. — Oyo State Govt (@oyostategovt) June 28, 2018″ The tweet added that the chairman of Aare Laatosa Local Council Development Area, Adekunle Oladeji, said the closure was to prevent the loss of lives and [Read]