Over 270 shops at the Terminus main market in Jos, Plateau state capital, were razed by fire in the early hours of today Saturday July 21st.
The state Commissioner of Police, Adie Undie, said the fire started around 1:30am and that the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.
“This incident happened around 1:30.a.m and our men and that of the Department of Fire Service responded promptly. The nature of the market really hindered the men of the fire service from accessing it with ease, but they did their best. My officers were able to cordon the arena and ensure hoodlums didn’t take undue advantage of the situation to loot.” he said.
He said police officers will remain at the scene to ensure hoodlums do not take advantage of the situation to loot.
See photos from the scene below.
Nigerian entertainer and human rights activist, Charly Boy, has been slammed by his daughter Dewy Oputa for a recent social media post he made. Recall that last week his daughter came out of the closet declaring she is a lesbian. The US based lady also flaunted her girlfriend on Instagram. This drew a lot of reactions from Nigerians who wanted to know what Charly Boy's opinion will be.
Reacting to the news of his daughters sexuality, Charly Boy stated that he loves her regardless. His daughter's sexuality has also made him to reactivate his defence of the LGBT communit.
Charly Boy said, 'now I reactivate my fight in defence of the LGBT community. You know something? Openness may not completely disarm prejudice but is a good place to start. I am hoping that my support will be a show of strength to the Nigerian LGBT community'.
However, his daughter has...