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Fake Currency Note Producer Arrested In Lagos
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Fake Currency Note Producer Arrested In Lagos

A suspected fake currency note producer has been arrested in Lagos following a manhunt initiated based on intelligence information gathered on his alleged criminal activities The Enugu State Police Command has arrested a suspected fake currency note producer. The command’s spokesman, Ebere Amaraizu, said in a statement in Enugu on Sunday that the suspect, Collins Oputa, was nabbed on July 26. Mr Amaraizu noted that the feat was achieved by police operatives of the Ogui Police Division of the Command. “Oputa, who claimed that he is a native of Ohaji community in Imo State but residing at 4 Fatimo Close in Ijegun, Lagos State, was nabbed in Lagos. “His arrest followed a manhunt initiated based on intelligence information gathered on his alleged criminal activities of produ...
South African Cardiologist, Commits Suicide After Battling Depression For Two Years
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South African Cardiologist, Commits Suicide After Battling Depression For Two Years

The Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Cape Town, Professor Bongani Mayosi has died at the age of 51. The University of Cape Town in s statement about his death said, “It is with great sadness that we‚ the Mayosi family‚ announce the passing of our husband‚ son‚ father‚ brother and uncle‚ Bongani Mayosi who died on the morning of 27 July 2018. In the last two years he has battled with depression and on that day took the desperate decision to end his life." Mayosi was a cardiology professor who was awarded the county’s highest honour, the Order of Mapungubwe in 2009. Mayosi was an A-rated National Research Foundation researcher. His research interests included rheumatic fever, tuberculosis pericarditis and cardiomyopathy. Until his death, he was a member of...
Thugs Break Head of Former APC Chairman For Defecting To Another Party
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Thugs Break Head of Former APC Chairman For Defecting To Another Party

The former APC caretaker chairman in Oriade Local Governments area of Osun State was beaten mericlessly by the yet-to-be identified attackers who fled after breaking his head Hon. Taiwo Fatiregun who recently defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC to the Action Democratic Party, ADP, was allegedly attacked by political thugs said to be his subordinates who felt aggrieved by his defection. The former APC caretaker chairman in Oriade Local Government area of Osun State – was beaten mericlessly by the yet-to-be identified attackers who fled after breaking his head. Hon. Taiwo Fatiregun currently receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital
NGO Wants Stiffer Laws Against Human Trafficking
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NGO Wants Stiffer Laws Against Human Trafficking

Devatop Centre for African Development (DCAD), an NGO, has called on the Federal Government to make tougher laws against human trafficking, to curb illicit trafficking in persons in the country. Mr Joseph Osuigwe, the executive director of the organisation, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Saturday to commemorate the 2018 World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. According to him, human trafficking has brought about the ongoing humanitarian crisis around the globe as they affect migrants, hence the need to enact tougher laws to bring the menace to an end. “Nigeria has become a fertile ground for human trafficking with the highest number of victims, due to lack of social protection for those living in poverty. “Human trafficking seems to conc...
Otedola Bridge Fire: Police Arrest Truck Owner
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Otedola Bridge Fire: Police Arrest Truck Owner

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested owner of the truck conveying the 33,000 fuel tanker that exploded last month on Otedola bridge in Lagos. The vehicles caught in the petrol tanker fire on the Otedola bridge in Lagos Recall that nine persons were burnt to death and several vehicles burnt. Since the incident occurred, the Police have been on the trail of owner of the truck until he was apprehended by detectives of the Homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, SCIID, Yaba. The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Chile Oti, a Chief Superintendent of Police, CSP who confirmed the arrest, said ” Homicide detectives from SCIID , assigned to investigate the multi fatal motor accident that occurred on June 28, 2018, along Lagos...
Mother  Dumps Newborn Baby Inside Airplane Toilet
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Mother Dumps Newborn Baby Inside Airplane Toilet

The body of a newborn baby has been found on an AirAsia flight to Delhi from Imphal via Guwahati on Wednesday, the police said. According to NDTV, the baby appeared to have been delivered on board in the toilet and had toilet paper stuffed in its mouth. The mother appears to be an underage girl coming from Imphal, police sources said. She has been detained by the police after all female passengers on board the plane were questioned. The police have registered a case of death on the flight. They are investigating if the baby was a stillborn. In a statement AirAsia said it was cooperating in the investigation. "The matter has been reported to DGCA and the airline's staff are attending to other guests and cooperating with Delhi Police. We will be assisting in the investigation ...
300 Level Student Shot Dead in Imo
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300 Level Student Shot Dead in Imo

A 300 level student, in Computer science, of Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Owerri, Mr. Caleb Chinedu Joseph, was reportedly shot dead by cultists at the school gate. The incident said to have happened Tuesday night where the suspected cult gang believed to be a rival group attacked Caleb, and shot him after he was clubbed with weapons. The Imo state Police Public Relation Officer, PPRO, Mr. Andrew Enwerem, Wednesday while conferming the incident said: Cult related activities is suspected.” He went further to say: “The police control room was alerted and when they got there they saw a body of the young boy lying on the ground. “He was rushed to the hospital upon medication he was confirmed dead. Enwerem further said that, “Cult related activities is suspected and investi...
Man Who Slaughtered His Mom in Anambra State Over A Disagreement
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Man Who Slaughtered His Mom in Anambra State Over A Disagreement

A Nigerian man identified as Chinedu Ikegwuonu, is currently on the run after killing his mom by slaughtering her with a knife in Nnewi, Anambra State. It was gathered that the tragedy occurred yesterday at the deceased’s house. Residents of the area are still confused as to the exact reason why he killed his mother. While some people claim a pastor told him his mom was behind his ordeals in life, a neighbor said he killed her because she prevented him from collecting house rent from tenants. It was gathered that the two had a quarrel prior to the incident.
Zimbabwean WOman Jailed For Bewitching Her Husband”s Penis
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Zimbabwean WOman Jailed For Bewitching Her Husband”s Penis

A polygamous man, who is unable to have an erection whenever he meets with his first wife, took his second wife to court, accusing her of bewitching him and the second wife has now been sentenced to 13 months in prison. Godwishes Magarira of Makanda Village in Gutu, Zimbabwe, took Memory Shiri, 24, before Gutu resident Magistrate, Victor Mohadi. He pleaded with Magistrate Victor Mohamadi to punish Shiri for bewitching him and causing him to have erectile dysfunction whenever he’s with his other wife. The court heard that in 2016, Magarira approached Shiri and asked her why he fails to have an erection whenever he wants to have sex with the first wife and Shiri answered “ndakakusunga” which translates in English to mean, ” I bewitched you”. Shiri then took a nappy pin and a ...
Court Slams N5m Bail on Man, 27, For Alleged Rape
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Court Slams N5m Bail on Man, 27, For Alleged Rape

An FCT High Court in Apo, Abuja, on Tuesday slammed five million naira bail on a 27-year-old man, Jacob Shiloba, for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl. The Vacation Judge, Justice Silvanus Oriji, granted bail to the defendant after the defendant pleaded not guilty to a count charge of rape. Oriji ordered the defendant to produce two sureties in like sum and that one of them must be a civil servant on grade level 14 residing in the FCT. He said that the case would be assigned to a judge by the Chief Judge after the vacation. Shiloba, who resides at Sauka, Airport Road, Opposite Immigration Office, Abuja, is standing trial a count charge of rape. The Prosecutor, Mr Aonduna Orti, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on April 24. He said that the defendant raped t...
Woman  Caught Selling Cannabis To Students In Kano
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Woman Caught Selling Cannabis To Students In Kano

A young lady has been caught selling 'weed' to some students of the Federal College of Education in Kano. For daring to sell cannabis to students, a young woman has been nabbed. The young woman was arrested when she came to sell the illegal product to the the students of the Federal College of Education, Kano. She was immediately rounded up and made to confess to her crimes. Local reports show that the suspect, who was remorseful, burst into tears while being interrogated. She was made to hold out the substance she was selling while making her confession. She was thereafter handed over to the appropriate authorities.
Gunman Kills Two In Toronto Shooting Rampage
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Gunman Kills Two In Toronto Shooting Rampage

A 29-year-old gunman opened fire on pedestrians in a bustling Toronto neighborhood, killing two and wounding a dozen others, police in Canada’s largest city said Monday, adding the suspect was found dead in an alley after an exchange of gunfire with police. A video clip posted by Canadian media appeared to show a dark-clad man walking on the sidewalk in Toronto’s Greektown neighborhood Sunday night and then turning to aim and fire a handgun. “At approximately 10 pm on July 22, 2018, a man walking along Danforth Avenue fired shots at groups of people several times. Several people were struck. Two civilians were fatally injured,” the Ontario Special Investigations Unit said. The unit, which investigates police-involved shootings, said officers located the man on a cross street “and...
Inmate, 18, Charged With Brutally Raping A Fellow Inmate In Prison
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Inmate, 18, Charged With Brutally Raping A Fellow Inmate In Prison

An 18-year-old inmate housed at the Bridge City Center for Youth in Louisiana has been arrested and charged with raping another inmate inside a bathroom in the prison. The inmate identified as Jireh Martin was booked Thursday on a count of second-degree rape, authorities said. According to Beth Touchet-Morgan, a spokeswoman for the state Office of Juvenile Justice, the incident occurred on July 6 inside a restroom near a "recreational area" at the jail. She said there are no cameras inside the bathroom, in accordance with federal law but the victim underwent a sexual assault examination at a hospital. "An internal investigation is ongoing into the circumstances leading to the incident," she said. "Once the investigation is complete, appropriate employee disciplinary action ...
2 Siblings Face N2.7m Theft Charge
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2 Siblings Face N2.7m Theft Charge

Lagos – Two brothers, Ismail Raheem and Ganiu Raheem, who allegedly burgled a shop and stole items worth N2.7 million, on Thursday, appeared at a Surulere Chief Magistrates Court, Lagos. The accused: Ismail, 39 and Ganiu, 43, who both reside at Block 1 Alapa Fujah, Surulere, are facing a three-count-charge of conspiracy, burglary and stealing. According to the Police Prosecutor, Sgt. Christopher Okoliko, the accused committed the offences with some other persons still at large on July 3, at their residence. He said the accused burgled the store belonging to the late Omotunde Alugo. “The brothers and their accomplices stole four deep freezers, two fridges, one industrial machine, a T.V set, two electric ovens and one sewing machine, all valued N2.7 million,” he said. Okoliko sa...
I Was Harassed By Drunk Policemen WHo Bashed My Car- Lady Narrates
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I Was Harassed By Drunk Policemen WHo Bashed My Car- Lady Narrates

A lady has cried out for help from the appropriate authorities after being reportedly harassed and abused by drunk Police officers who bashed her car in Lagos. Lagos-based lady has taken to her Instagram page, @tee_quad, to accuse some officials of the Nigerian Police attached to NNPC who she said were reeking of alcohol, of bashing her car, harassed and verbally abused her. The police officers who claimed they were going to their base in Obalende, allegedly hit the woman's car, leaving it with a deep dent, and tried to continue on their way but she blocked them from leaving. They then got down from their car and threatened to deal with her. She posted photos of the officers at the accident scene and wrote: "So that's how I was victimised today... The policemen with the t-shirt on hit ...
I Spread HIV, I Can’t Die Alone – Man Who Has Forcefully Slept With Over 20 Women Confesses (Photo)
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I Spread HIV, I Can’t Die Alone – Man Who Has Forcefully Slept With Over 20 Women Confesses (Photo)

A man who knows he is HIV positive has opened up about knowingly passing the disease to many other people. In what will come across as a rather shocking development, a man has admitted to being a r*pist and deliberately spreading HIV. Only identified as David, the man was interviewed by BBC Africa Eye by crime reporter, Golden Mtika, in a documentary titled My Neighbour The R*pist. David who comes from Diepsloot in Gauteng, South Africa admitted to being a r*pist and to have r*ped several women. Mtika who said David was his childhood friend,  said he had previously saved David from mob justice in Diepsloot. In the documentary, the reporter asks David how he feels that he gave his former girlfriend HIV. “I feel okay,” answers David. In the same interview he admits...
How A Policeman Almost Killed Me Over N100 In Rivers – Young Model Narrates
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How A Policeman Almost Killed Me Over N100 In Rivers – Young Model Narrates

Many people are taking to social media to share their experience with Police officers and to speak out against the injustices as the movement for the fight against corrupt officers continues to grow. An Instagram user identified simply known as Zeus (@man_like_zeus), has taken to the social media platform to narrate his horrific encounter with some police officers in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. The young model revealed how he narrowly escaped being shot by a policeman in Rivers state all because of N100 bribe. According to him, the driver attempted to flee when the police demanded bribe. However, the police retaliated by breaking one of the windows. Below is how he narrated his encounter on Instagram: ************** The man's car "Had my own share of the...
Shehu Abdullahi Allegedly Brutalizes His Wife (Photos)
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Shehu Abdullahi Allegedly Brutalizes His Wife (Photos)

Super Eagles right back, Shehu Abdullahi, has allegedly battered his wife, Sumayya Mustapha, over a phone call. The incident happened, last night, at the couple’s residence in Sokoto. It was gathered that Sumayya was on the phone with someone and cut the call when Shehu came into her room. However, when the phone rang again, she refused to pick it because the husband was always eavesdropping on her phone calls with friends and family. She claimed that, at times, Shehu would hide to record her conversations. She also revealed that he is fond of accessing her phone while asleep to read her chats and take pictures of her chats. She had enough yesterday and refused to pick her call in his presence, despite his insistence. Angered by her refusal, he descended on her, leaving her with...
Associate Professor At Lagos State University Caught In S*x Scandal…Shocking Details
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Associate Professor At Lagos State University Caught In S*x Scandal…Shocking Details

Dr. Sunkanmi Odubunmi, an Associate Professor of Economics in the Lagos State University (LASU), has allegedly been caught in the web of s*xual harassment of one his female students. Coming barely two weeks after the reported sack of one Professor Richard Akindele of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State, the insatiable lust for love advances by varsity dons reared its ugly head again at LASU within the week. Odubunmi a 1987 graduate of the university and best student in Mathematics For Economics, is said to be a no-nonsense economics lecturer and well respected until the recent bubble busted in the latest development that may have changed the university community perception about his personality. A report said the Oyo State-born professor, is presently at the ce...
Rapper Steals Gold Chain From The Neck Of His Own Fan, Gets Arrested
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Rapper Steals Gold Chain From The Neck Of His Own Fan, Gets Arrested

A rapper who had the nerve to steal a gold chain from the neck of his own fan, has been nabbed after the criminal act. A California rapper, YG  has been arrested on a felony robbery charge. The young man was nabbed after allegedly stealing a gold chain from a fan’s neck and taking off with the diamond-laced pendant at a Las Vegas casino. TheFader reports that the 28-year-old rapper whose real is Keenon Daequan Ray Jackson was in a Vegas court Thursday after a warrant was issued for his arrest and he turned himself in. He was charged with felony robbery and he was released after posting $20k bail. The incident reportedly occurred in late May at the Cosmopolitan around 4 AM, after a man approached YG and asked for a photo with him but was turned away by his crew. It was also...
Another Nigerian Man Shot Dead In South Africa
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Another Nigerian Man Shot Dead In South Africa

A Nigerian man was shot dead by unknown gunmen in South Africa last night. A video of the man in a pool of his blood was shared online by his friends. The yet-to-be identified man was shot in the head at close range while returning from an outing. His car key, phone and wallet were left untouched by the gunmen. His friends who gathered around his corpse, could be heard in the video, speaking and lamenting in Igbo language. This incident comes few days after another Nigerian man, Ozumba Tochukwu-Lawrence, was shot dead by unknown gunmen. Over 100 Nigerians have reportedly been killed in South Africa between 2016-2018. Click to watch
S*x-for-bail Scandal Rocks Police Station In Lagos As Widow Lays Allegation Against An Officer
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S*x-for-bail Scandal Rocks Police Station In Lagos As Widow Lays Allegation Against An Officer

Do Police officials really harass women for s*x before granting them bail? This is the puzzle Commissioner of Police is set to unravel following allegations of a widow. The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal has asked the Gender Unit of the Ilaje Police Division in the Bariga area of the state, to unravel the allegations of sexual harassment against an officer at the station. According to a report by The Nation, a widow, Mrs Adebukola Mowette, is alleging that an officer, simply identified as Egi asked her for s*x to grant her bail. “He fondled my breasts and threatened to ensure I rot in prison if I refused to sleep with him. He said in jail, they will shave the hairs on my private parts and those on my head,” the woman said yesterday. It was gathered that Mow...
Another Shipment Of Guns And Ammunition Intercepted At Tin-Can Port In Lagos
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Another Shipment Of Guns And Ammunition Intercepted At Tin-Can Port In Lagos

The Tin Can Island Customs Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted a cache of ammunition at two terminals on Monday and Tuesday. The Customs Area Controller of the command, Musa Abdullahi, said in Lagos that about 150 rounds of live ammunition were intercepted at Terminal ‘C’ (Ports& Cargo) while 28 pieces of various sizes of jack knives were found in a 1 x 40ft container No. TGHU 60143419. “I directed the transfer of the suspicious container No.TGHU 60143419 to the Enforcement Unit where it was examined and found to contain 150 rounds of live ammunition and 28 pieces of various sizes of jack knives. These items contravene Schedule 4 Absolute Import Prohibition List item 17 of the Common External Tariffs and Section 46 of the Customs and Excise Management ...
I Didn’t Kill Ex-Ondo Deputy Governor’s Daughter – Suspect
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I Didn’t Kill Ex-Ondo Deputy Governor’s Daughter – Suspect

Adeyemi Alao, the boyfriend of Miss Khadijat Oluboyo, the slain daughter of former Ondo State Deputy Governor Lasisi Oluboyo, has denied involvement in her death. Khadijat, the 25-year-old final year student of Adekunle Ajasin University (AAU), Akungba-Akoko, was found dead on Sunday at the home of her boyfriend in Akure, the state capital. Alao denied involvement in Khadijat’s death when he faced reporters yesterday at the headquarters of the state police command in Akure. According to him, it was the slain girl who brought two boys into his room, who eventually killed her. The suspect said he had dated the late Khadijat for four years before they parted ways in 2015, adding that they only reconciled after the last Ramadan celebration. Alao, who completed his national servi...
Police Nabs 40 Female Cultists During Initiation
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Police Nabs 40 Female Cultists During Initiation

40 females in a popular hotel in Lagos, has been arrested by the police as they were got ready to be initiated into a cult group. The suspects, according to PM Express, were arrested with their male counterparts making the total number of suspects to about 120. The cult group known as Black Axe embarked on the recruitment of both male and female members and had planned that day for their initiation. It was gathered that the suspects had gathered under the guise of celebrating birthday unknown to them that the police got intelligence report of their activity as members of Black Axe and immediately stormed the place. They were rounded up and arrested them while others escaped. Some of the arrested female suspects includes; Nifemi Fadairo, Okunlewe, Musilu Taiwo, Sulimon Kabiru, Zai...
Second Suspect In XXXtentacion’s Murder Case Arrested
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Second Suspect In XXXtentacion’s Murder Case Arrested

22-year-old Michael Boatwright has been arrested by the police for the murder of rapper XXXTentacion. According to reports, Boatwright was served an arrest warrant for first degree murder, naming him as one of the gunmen in the XXXTentacion case. The Blast reported that Boatwright was served the warrant yesterday, July 10, after already being arrested for drug charges. He was arrested on July 5th.
Single Mom’s Only Child Allegedly Killed By SARS Buried Amidst Tears
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Single Mom’s Only Child Allegedly Killed By SARS Buried Amidst Tears

A young man who was allegedly shot dead by SARS operatives in Kaduna has been buried amidst tears from family an friends. The only son of a single mother, who was gunned down by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad in Kaduna State, has been buried today. 21-year-old Richard Gora was a 200 level Architecture student at Kaduna State University and lived with his grandfather at Gonin-Gora, Kaduna South. The SARS operatives alleged that the phone which Gora bought from somebody was used to send threatening messages. It was gathered that the operatives traced the phone to Gora and stormed his residence on Sunday morning. . They took him to their office on Independence Way, Kaduna, and reportedly tortured him. The deceased’s mother, on hearing about his arrest, was said t...
Mother Burns Her 10-Year-Old Daughter’s Face With Electric Iron Over Missing N200
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Mother Burns Her 10-Year-Old Daughter’s Face With Electric Iron Over Missing N200

A mother has shocked many people with her brutality after she was found out to have bunt her daughter's face with a hot iron. A 10-year-old girl who has been identified Udeme Usen Etukudoh, has been badly dealt with by her mum. The young girl may now have been scarred for life after her mother burnt her face with electric iron for allegedly stealing N200. The incident happened yesterday in Ikot Ekang Itam, Uruan Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. A report by an NGO, Child's Right and Rehabilitation Network (CRARN) exposed the development. Read their post below:   Early Thursday, I met ten-year-old Udeme Usen Etukudoh, an indigene of Ikot Ekang Itam, being treated for burns and a deep cut on her face at a small pharmacy along Calabar/Itu Road. Upon inquiry, I learne...
Cultists Behead 2 Men In Amaechi’s Hometown In Rivers
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Cultists Behead 2 Men In Amaechi’s Hometown In Rivers

Some yet to be identified cultists in the Niger Delta part of Nigeria have killed two men with their heads publicly displayed. The renewed cult clash has sparked fear and unrest among residents in Rivers State. According to reports, two men were killed and beheaded by a cult group in Ubima community in Ikwerre local government area of the state ( the country home of Minister of Transport, Rt. Hon Rotimi Amaechi). The shocking incident reportedly happened on Sunday night and till now, no one has been arrested in connection with the gruesome killings. Earlier this year, two cult gangs, Icelanders and Deygbam, allegedly fighting a political superiority battle have turned Ubima community in Ikwerre Local Government Area, Rivers State, into a battleground. In one of the gory enc...
Side Chic Battered By Boyfriend For Visiting Him Unannounced
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Side Chic Battered By Boyfriend For Visiting Him Unannounced

A 25-year-old man identified as Olusola Simeon has been arraigned and convicted by a Magistrate court sitting in Osogbo, the Osun State capital for beating and inflicting injuries on his girlfriend, Fadunsi Alaba. Simeon admitted guilty of the crime of assault, leveled against him by the police when he was arraigned on Tuesday. The Prosecutor, Jafani Muslim, told the court that the convict committed the offense of assault on July 2, 2018, at about 9.15 pm at Agowande Area, Osogbo. He said the convict inflicted injuries on his girlfriend of about six years, thus committed a crime that contravened section 355 of the Criminal Code Cap 34 Vol 11, Laws of Osun State, 2003. The victim, Alaba, was said to have gone to the convict’s house with intention of living with him after six...
Actor Kevin Spacey Reportedly Under Investigation For 3 New Sexual Assaults In London
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Actor Kevin Spacey Reportedly Under Investigation For 3 New Sexual Assaults In London

Disgraced actor, Kevin Spacey is reportedly under Investigation in London after three new men came forward with allegations against the gay actor, bringing the grand total to six. According to the Metropolitan Police, a man came to them in April claiming he was sexually assaulted in Westminster in 1996. And 2 other men came forward in February with allegations of sexual assault -- one claiming an incident occurred in Gloucester in 2013 and the other in Lambeth in 2008. The allegations are being investigated by officers from the Child Abuse and Sexual Offenses Command. The Oscar award-winning actor, 58  is already under investigation for three separate sexual assault allegations. Allegations against Spacey first surfaced in October 2017 when actor Anthony Rapp claimed the ac...
Court Convicts Native Doctor For N2.5m Fraud
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Court Convicts Native Doctor For N2.5m Fraud

Justice A. B. Mohammed of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting in Jabi, Abuja, on Monday, July 2, 2018, convicted one Bala Tangalu, a self-styled native doctor, on the two counts of conspiracy and obtaining by false pretense brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Tangalu was arrested and charged to court on February 22, 2017, following a petition by one Dozie Ugonna that the defendant and his cohorts defrauded him to the tune of N2.5million. According to the petitioner, the money was meant for the purchase of materials to neutralize some harmful charms purportedly contained in a carton filled with US dollars. The Offences is contrary to Section 8(a) and punishable under Section 8(c) and 1 (3) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Rela...
Deputy Superintendent Of Prisons Arrested For Armed Robbery
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Deputy Superintendent Of Prisons Arrested For Armed Robbery

The Enugu State police command has paraded a Deputy Superintendent of Prisons, identified as Collins Ugwu, over his alleged involvement in armed robbery. Ugwu, serving with the Nigerian Prisons Service in Abuja, is from Ezza South LGA of Ebonyi State. Arrested alongside the senior prison official is Ifeanyi Ozor, a native of Abor, Enugu State, also residing in Abuja, and Osetu Smart of Agwa, Imo State. The suspects are said to be members of a syndicate, which specializes in monitoring bank customers. “They trail them to a point where they can smartly force the door or the windscreen open with their instrument and steal the said amount. They are also part of a syndicate that buys goods from traders and generate fake payment alert to the owner of the goods without him knowing,” the pol...
Slay Queen steals 250,000 from friend to buy clothes
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Slay Queen steals 250,000 from friend to buy clothes

According to a facebook user who is a student of Delta state polytechnic, a young lady in Delta allegedly stole #250,000 from her friend just to buy clothes and slay ,leaving the said friend broke. The student further shared pictures of the slay queen with both hands and leg tied. It is not clear whether the alleged thief have been handed over to the police
Plateau Massacre: Inspector General of police sacks Commissioner for Police in Plateau
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Plateau Massacre: Inspector General of police sacks Commissioner for Police in Plateau

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has sacked the Commissioner of Police in Plateau State, Undie Adie, with immediate effect. Adie's sack comes after scores of people were massacred in the state by suspected herdsmen. He has been replaced by the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Bala Ciroma. Ciroma was before his new position in charge of the Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (CIID), FTC Command. The Yobe born police officer attended University of Maiduguri and graduated in 1988. He joined the force as Cadet Assistant Superintendent in 1990 and had served in various Capacities.
Ritualists Raped Corpse of 19-year-old, Ate her Flesh
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Ritualists Raped Corpse of 19-year-old, Ate her Flesh

Self-acclaimed prophet Oluwasegun Otaru of the Voice of Canaan Temple C&S Aladura Church, Adavi and his two accomplices, Oluwasegun Samuel and Yakubu Abdulmumuni, made the revelation yesterday when they were paraded by the Kogi State Police Command, Daily Trust writes. The police in Kogi State have nabbed a prime suspect and his two accomplices who allegedly collaborated in killing a 19-year-old girl for ritual in Adavi LGA of the state. Under interrogation, they confessed to raping their victim before killing her and also Raped her corpse after the killing and also on her flesh. According to them, they severed the palms of their victims which they roasted and ate as part of their ritual activities for money making. They were paraded along with seven other suspects arre...
Plateau killing : VP visit the state to condole with the people and government of the state
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Plateau killing : VP visit the state to condole with the people and government of the state

Following the massacre of no fewer than 86 people and destruction of property perpetrated by suspected fulani herdsmen over the weekend at Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State t,he Vice President, Professor Osinbajo arrived the state capital on Monday evening to condole with the people and government of the state. The Vice president was recieved at the airport by the Governor Simon Lanong and other government officials. His arrived was immediately followed by a meeting with the leaders of various ethnicity group amd government of official of the state The basis of the meeting was to to find a lasting solution to the mayhem and ensure peace returns to the state. Following the weekend killing the government has imposed a dusk to dawn curfew to restrict mo...
A Female Reporter was harasses as man tried to kiss her during world cup broadcast
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A Female Reporter was harasses as man tried to kiss her during world cup broadcast

Footage shows Julia in Yekaterinburg, before the Japan v Senegal yesterday, when a man attempts to kiss her on the cheek. A female World Cup reporter blasted a harassing fan who tried to kiss her while she was broadcasting outside a stadium in Russia. Julia Guimarães, a reporter with TV Globo and SporTV in Brazil, is the latest woman journalist to be sexually harassed at the sporting event. But the brave reporter dodges his advances and then berates him as he stands nearby. She said: “Don’t do this. Never do this again, OK?” The man replies: “I’m sorry, sorry, OK, OK.” Julia continues: “I don’t allow you to do that, never. OK? This is not polite. This is not right. “Never do this. Never do this to a woman, OK? Respect.” She later revealed that this is the second in...
Fake Beggar Arrested For Deceiving The Public. See How He Was Caught
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Fake Beggar Arrested For Deceiving The Public. See How He Was Caught

It was gathered that the fake beggar’s trick was exposed after his friend saw him begging with the “injured” hand. A  young man who made a living from deceiving the public – has been arrested after his trick was uncovered. According to reports, the suspect pretended to be handicapped as he begged in public with a fake amputated hand. Police rushed at the scene and ordered him to remove the cloths he had covered his hand with and all the passersby were shocked. It was reported that the young man has been covering his hand with dirty rugs faking to be amputated in order to collect as much money as he can from the unsuspecting sympathizers. The suspect reportedly said he had been into the begging business for three months now.  
Man Sentenced To 3 Years Imprisonment For Selling Cat Meat
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Man Sentenced To 3 Years Imprisonment For Selling Cat Meat

According to media reports, Mr Kimani was charged with slaughtering and selling cat meat to unsuspecting customers in Nakuru town. He also faced another charge of slaughtering an animal in an undesignated place contrary to meat control regulations. The Kenyan man identified as Mr James Mukangu Kimani, was convicted by Nakuru Chief Magistrate Benard Mararo after he admitted committing the offence when he appeared in court on Monday. In his defence, Mr Kimani said he had been sent by someone who offered to give him good pay if he delivered the meat and skin. He pleaded for leniency. But the court said the sentence was proportionate with the offence committed. The carcass which was presented in court as an exhibit. Mr Kimani was arrested after he was found skinning a cat on...
Woman Sentenced to 8 years imprisonment for choking her newborn baby to death
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Woman Sentenced to 8 years imprisonment for choking her newborn baby to death

A New Jersey mother was sentenced to eight years in prison for the death of her newborn daughter. The Franklin Township woman named Jade Fanz, 21, pleaded guilty to reckless manslaughter by choking her newborn daughter until she died, the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office said.   The criminal mother  came to light, according to authorities, when she visited a hospital for treatment of an apparent medical complication related to the birth. The body of the newborn was found on February 27, 2016, on the property of her family's Franklinville home on Proposed Avenue. Officials said Fanz has been held in jail since then. She was originally charged with murder and other counts, but pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter on April 11, 2018. Under terms of a plea, ...
Gunmen kidnaps Monarch’s wife amd driver in Ondo
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Gunmen kidnaps Monarch’s wife amd driver in Ondo

Unknown gunmen have abducted the wife of an Ondo Monarch of Auga Akoko, Oba Samuel Agunloye The monarch’s wife was abducted late Saturday night alongside her driver while going to her hometown of Ugbe Akoko. Oba Agunloye confirmed the abduction of his wife to Sahara Reporters via the phone on Sunday afternoon.Oba Agunloye, whose wife was kidnapped   “The Olori has been kidnapped alongside my driver while travelling to her hometown, Ugbe Akoko,” he said. The vehicle of the Olori was left behind by the kidnapper and they are yet to contact the palace for any ransom Source --- channel tv news
New Tactic Used By Armed Robbers Exposed
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New Tactic Used By Armed Robbers Exposed

Police operatives have apprehended five deadly trans-Boarder armed robbers operating along Nigeria/Benin Republic border on motorcycles with AK47 Rifles hidden under the seat. The suspects who were arrested by IRT operatives are: 1) Femi Adegbile 29yrs From Ologuneru LGA Oyo state 2) John Ajayi 41yrs Native of Benin republic 3) Ajayi Kamoru 47yrs Native of Benin republic 4) Emil Goduo 34yrs Native of Benin Republic, 5) Saheed Shosanya 27yrs Native of Odeda LGA Ogun State. Their operational Ak47 rifle was hidden under the seat along with two magazines fully loaded with 60 rounds of live ammunition. The suspects confessed to multiple car snatching and many armed robberies along the Nigeria/Benin Boarder while disguising as normal motorcycle riders.
Photos Of Lady Who Was Killed By Pastor For Rituals, Buried Her Parts In His Altar
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Photos Of Lady Who Was Killed By Pastor For Rituals, Buried Her Parts In His Altar

  The Pastor of the Celestine Church, Ozuri, Adavi Local government area of Kogi State, Mr Segun was arrested for allegedly killing the sex worker from a popular Hotel called Hollywood in Adavi LGA. The pastor was arrested alongside his accomplices, Mr Mike And Stephen, who claimed to be his boys and church members.   The victim’s head, Breasts, legs, one hand were cut and buried in his church at the alter, while the remaining decapitated body was buried in a bush close to the church.
How Heartless Aiye Cultists Killed Two University Undergraduate Lovers In Ogun State (Photos)
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How Heartless Aiye Cultists Killed Two University Undergraduate Lovers In Ogun State (Photos)

Heartless cultists have been nabbed after killing off two Nigerian university undergraduates who were in love. Murtala Babatunde, a notorious cultist, has been arrested for the killings of two undergraduates lovers of Olabisi Onabanjo University, (OOU) in Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State, Southwest Nigeria. Babatunde, 27, who was paraded by the Ogun State Police yesterday, Friday, June 22, 2018, alongside one of his accomplices in the heinous crime, 18-year old Taiwo Rasaq, shocked the gathering of journalists with his confession that he masterminded the killings. According to him, “I planted my girlfriend to monitor his movement, to know when he would be around. And on May 28, 2018, I got a feedback that he was around, following which I called two other members of my cult group, Aiye,...
Shiites stones policeman to death in Kaduna
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Shiites stones policeman to death in Kaduna

A police officer has been killed in renewed Shiites protests over the continued detention of their leader, Mr Ibrahim Elzakzaky. The Spokesman for the Kaduna State Police Command, Mukhtar Aliyu, confirmed the incident which took place on Thursday. According to him, the police officer was walking along the road when the Shiite members stabbed him with knives and stones until he gave up the ghost on the spot. The incident comes shortly after El-zakzaky and his wife, appeared before the Kaduna State High Court today They were arraigned by the state government on eight counts bordering on alleged culpable homicide, unlawful assembly, disturbance of public peace among other allegations. The Shi’ites, in their numbers, had taken to the streets earlier in the day, with placar...
Fake SARS operatives arrested in Rivers state
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Fake SARS operatives arrested in Rivers state

Fake SARS operatives who rob and kidnap, arrested in Rivers State . . A six man gang of suspected kidnappers and armed robbers operating with police coloured Ford ranger jeep and police accoutrements, have been arrested by the Federal Special Anti Robbery Squad (FSARS) in Rivers state. . . Two pump action guns and police protective vests were recovered from the suspects on the 18th and 19th of June. . . The suspects identified as Tony Raphael, Ifeanyi Okoye, Chigozie Onuigbo, Emeka Nwaiwu, Clark Sunday and Chinedu Isia, were said to always operate in police attire to rob unsuspecting victims.

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