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UCL: We Apologise to Real Madrid – Liverpool
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UCL: We Apologise to Real Madrid – Liverpool

  Liverpool have apologised to Real Madrid after their fans attacked the bus conveying the LaLiga giants to Anfield on Wednesday. The club also vowed to work with the police to fish out those involved in the attack and have them punished accordingly. Liverpool supporters had gathered on Anfield Road before the second leg quarter-final clash, with several objects thrown at the Real Madrid vehicle. The Reds’ supporters shattered one pane of a double-glazed window on the bus with Anfield staff forced to clean up broken glass on the ground. “We condemn unequivocally the actions that led to Real Madrid’s team bus being damaged during its arrival to Anfield this evening,” Liverpool statement read. “It is totally unacceptable and shameful behaviour of a few individuals....
Real Madrid Team Bus Attacked At Anfield By Liverpool Fans
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Real Madrid Team Bus Attacked At Anfield By Liverpool Fans

Liverpool fans threw stones at Real Madrid's team bus as they arrived at Anfield this evening. Real Madrid's team bus window was broken due to the stones from Liverpool fans outside the stadium. There is no injury from the incident but the Champions League quarter-final 2nd Leg will still played tonight at Anfield. Real Madrid have a 3-1 advantage heading into the 2nd leg against Liverpool. Fans are not allowed to watch the Champions League match inside the stadium. Watch Video; https://youtu.be/dJEXhNhKR-w
Tom Schwarz, Best Known for Fighting Tyson Fury in 2019, Faces 10 Years in Jail after allegedly Breaking ex-fiancee’s Jaw in three Places
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Tom Schwarz, Best Known for Fighting Tyson Fury in 2019, Faces 10 Years in Jail after allegedly Breaking ex-fiancee’s Jaw in three Places

Tyson Fury's former opponent Tom Schwarz could be sent to jail for up to 10 years, with shock reports in Germany claiming the heavyweight boxer broke his ex-fiancee's jaw in three places. Schwarz, 26, who was beaten inside two rounds by WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury back in June 2019, is now on trial for the alleged attack that happened in May 2020. Schwarz has been accused of punching his former partner Tessa Schimschar in a restaurant car park in Germany, with German reports claiming she filed a charge for grievous body harm after being taken to a local hospital with horrendous injuries. If he is found guilty in the trial, Schwarz faces up to 10 years behind bars. Public prosecutor Thomas Kramer is quoted as saying: "During the dispute, [Schwarz] gave the wo...
Bandits reportedly kill Eight in Katsina Communities
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Bandits reportedly kill Eight in Katsina Communities

Armed bandits have reportedly killed eight persons in two communities in Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State. It was gathered that bandits attacked Sabon Bilbis community on Friday morning, April 9 and killed four youths. PUNCH reported that bandits also stormed Yar Marafa Village, in Yar Malami ward on Saturday night, April 10, and started shooting sporadically, killing four persons. It was learnt that the gunmen stormed the village when residents were about to retire to bed in the night. Residents gave the names of the victims as Alhaji Lawal Damfuge, Samaila Namoali, Musdafa Senior and Ado Lafate. Although details surrounding the attack in Bilbis community were still sketchy, two residents, Umar Lawal and Alh Murtala Ibrahim posted photos of the four yo...
Caterer Allegedly Attacked by Groom’s Brothers over Small Chops at Wedding
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Caterer Allegedly Attacked by Groom’s Brothers over Small Chops at Wedding

A woman took to Twitter to show the horrific injuries inflicted on her brother while he was working at a wedding in Lagos state. She said her brother, a caterer in charge of small chops at a wedding, was allegedly attacked by younger brothers of the groom because he told them to go and sit down before he'll serve them small chops. The attack left her brother with deep cuts on his scalp and the wounds had to be stitched. She said the case was reported to the police but "what the police could say is its the case of the rich that we should drop it". She added: "Please, we need justice!" Below are the tweets she shared and graphic photos of the injuries her brother sustained.  
Two Policemen Injured in Yet Another Attack on  a Police Station in Imo
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Two Policemen Injured in Yet Another Attack on a Police Station in Imo

Two police officers are currently nursing their injuries they sustained after gunmen attacked the Mbieri divisional police headquarters on Wednesday night, April 7. Confirming the attack, the spokesperson of the state police command, Orlando Ikeokwu, said the gunmen stormed the police headquarters at about 10pm but the attack was successfully repelled by the police. He added that the two officers who sustained injuries during the attack are currently receiving treatment in an undisclosed hospital. Police stations in Imo state have been under attack in recent times. On Monday, April 5, the state police headquarters was attacked by unidentified gunmen. The gunmen also attacked the state correctional center and released over 1800 inmates. While the police allege that IPOB members...
Over 80 Inmates Voluntarily Return to Imo Custodial Center
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Over 80 Inmates Voluntarily Return to Imo Custodial Center

Over 80 inmates of the Owerri Correctional center in Imo state have returned to the center. Recall that armed men attacked the correctional center on Monday, March 5, and freed 1844 of the inmates. During a visit to the center on Tuesday, April 6, the Minister of Interior Affairs, Rauf Aregbesola, promised that the Federal government will grant any returnee inmate amnesty. In an interview with DailyTrust on Wednesday, April 7, the Public Relations Officer of the Centre, Mr. Joe Madugba, said over 80 inmates have returned between Tuesday and Wednesday. “We have a total of 82 inmates right now. Remember that we have 36 that refused to escape and six that returned. Presently 40 others have joined them. They might have heeded the advice of the honourable minister to grant them am...
Two Policemen and an Expatriate Shot Dead as Gunmen Abduct two Chinese Engineers in Benue
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Two Policemen and an Expatriate Shot Dead as Gunmen Abduct two Chinese Engineers in Benue

Two policemen and an expatriate have been killed by unidentified gunmen who attacked them in Ukum Local government Area of Benue State on Wednesday, April 7. According to reports, the gunmen stormed Symmetry Trading Company located in Ukum area of the state and abducted two Chinese Nationals working as engineers in the company. It was in the process of kidnapping the Chinese officials that the gunmen killed the police officers Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Catherine Anene, in a statement released, said the police is currently on the trail of the kidnappers “On 7th April, 2021 at about 0730hrs, a distress call was received from Police officers posted to escort Expatriates from the above named company in Ukum Local Government Area that,...
Graphic: Suspected herdsmen invade farm settlement in Ekiti, machete three women
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Graphic: Suspected herdsmen invade farm settlement in Ekiti, machete three women

Three female farmers have been brutally attacked by suspected herdsmen in Irele-Ekiti, Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State. It was gathered that the assailants numbering about six invaded Irele Ekiti farm settlement in the early hours of Tuesday, April 6, and macheted the women. A source who spoke with Tribune Online said the victims, who sustained life-threatening injuries, were rushed to the Ikole General Hospital, where they are currently receiving treatment. The source added that the herders demanded money from the victims but were furious after the women failed to give them the money required and prevented attempts to rape them. "The women were unable to meet up with the demand as they said they were only with just N200. The herdsmen collected all the money foun...
Youths Attack Bauchi House of Reps Member over ”Non-performance and Failed Promises”
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Youths Attack Bauchi House of Reps Member over ”Non-performance and Failed Promises”

A member of the All Progressives Congress representing Alkaleri-Kirfi Federal Constituency in Bauchi State, Musa Pali, was over the weekend reportedly attacked by angry youths in his constituency, over alleged fake promises and non-performance after they voted him into office. SaharaReporters reports that Pali was in his constituency for a social function when he came under attack by the youths who accused him of making false promises for many years. It however took the timely intervention of security operatives who whisked Pali away after sustaining minor bruises, to save his life. “He was attacked at the weekend at Pali. It took the timely intervention of security operatives who whisked him away after sustaining minor bruises to rescue him. They said they attacked him becau...
Danladi Umar: Abuja mob that attacked me chanted Biafran slogans
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Danladi Umar: Abuja mob that attacked me chanted Biafran slogans

Danladi Umar, chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), has stated that he was attacked at the Abuja plaza by a mob that was “chanting Biafran secessionist and sectional slogan.” The CCT chairman was caught on video hitting a security man who had told him his vehicle was parked in the wrong space at a popular plaza in Abuja. In his defence, Ibraheem Al-Hassan, CCT spokesperson, said the guard was rude and that some “Biafran boys” also harassed his boss. He also said it was Umar that asked him to “Biafran boys” to describe the mob — a description which Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, said could land the CCT chairman in jail. In an interview with PRNigeria, Umar insisted that those who confronted and assaulted him at the plaza were secessionists. He said: “As part ...
Those Who Attacked Ebonyi Communities, Soludo Won’t Be Spared – Buhari
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Those Who Attacked Ebonyi Communities, Soludo Won’t Be Spared – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the Monday night attack on three communities in Íshíelu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. The President directed law enforcement agencies to fish out the attackers and make them face justice. The affected communities are Egedegede, Obegu and Amuzu communities. The Nigerian leader stressed that the perpetrators of the “heinous attacks” must not be spared. Buhari extended his sympathies to families and friends who have lost loved ones and to the communities. He also sympathized with the former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and a member of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council, Professor Chukwuma Soludo. Soludo, a governorship aspirant in Anambra, was attacked during a town hall meeting in Aguata LGA. Three pol...
Bandits Kill Two Miyetti Allah Leaders in Nasarawa
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Bandits Kill Two Miyetti Allah Leaders in Nasarawa

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have killed the chairman of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association in Nasarawa State, Mohammed Hussain, at Garaku Market Area of Kokona Local Government area of the state. The bandits also murdered one Mohammed Umar, the chairman, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association in the Toto Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, Ramhan Nansel, said the assailants killed both men at about 7pm on Friday, April 2. Ramhan's statement in part reads “On 2/4/2021 at about 1930hrs, information was received that unknown gunmen suspected to be Fulani Bandits attacked and killed one Mohammed Hussaini, the Chairman, Miyetti  Allah Cattle Breeders Association, Nasarawa State and Mohammed Um...
Suspected Herdsmen Attack Farmer in Oyo
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Suspected Herdsmen Attack Farmer in Oyo

A retired school principal cum farmer, Modede Ojedokun, is reportedly lying in a critical state in the hospital after he was matcheted by suspected herdsmen who attacked him on his farm in lsokun area of lgangan, in Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo State on Saturday April 3. The Nation reports that trouble started when a herder directed his cows to feed on the yam flour the victim had spread on the floor for sun drying. The retired principal was said to have, in anger, challenged the decision of the herder but was met by a resistant herder, who drew out his machete with an intention to strike him. The farmer, it was gathered while trying to block the machete with his bare hand, suffered a deep cut in the process. Residents say that despite the first cut, the herder d...
Kidnappers Abduct, Kill 36-year-old China-based Businessman in Akwa Ibom after Collecting N2m Ransom
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Kidnappers Abduct, Kill 36-year-old China-based Businessman in Akwa Ibom after Collecting N2m Ransom

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has exhumed the body of a 36-year-old China-based businessman, Onyeka Oliver Ezewulu, who was abducted by kidnappers, killed, and buried in a shallow grave after collecting N2m ransom from his family. Operatives of the Force Intelligence Bureau (FIB) Special Tactical Squad of the Command had stormed the kidnappers den in Mbiaso community in Nsit Ibom Local Government Area of the state on Monday, March 29, and killed three of the hoodlums during a gun battle. It was gathered that the deceased businessman was shot on the leg while attempting to flee when the heavilly armed kidnappers laid ambush close to his house located along Idoro road, in Uyo on March 5, 2021. The gang thereafter bundled their bleeding victim into a White coloured Toyota Camry...
Suspected Herdsmen allegedly Attack Female Rice Farmer in Ondo
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Suspected Herdsmen allegedly Attack Female Rice Farmer in Ondo

Suspected herdsmen allegedly attacked a female rice farmer in Ogbese, Akure North local Amaka Okafor. It was gathered that the victim was working on her rice farm when the assailants stormed there and reportedly attacked her with a cutlass. She sustained injuries on her head and hands. Senior Special Assistant to Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on Agriculture, Akin Olotu, who confirmed the attack in a statement said the woman is responding to treatment at an undisclosed private hospital.
Soludo Attack: We Have Arrested One Suspect – Police
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Soludo Attack: We Have Arrested One Suspect – Police

Less than 24 hours after gunmen attacked Prof Chukwuma Soludo, a former CBN governor and the governorship aspirant under the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in the forthcoming Anambra 2021 guber election, the Anambra State Police Command, says it has arrested one suspect in connection with the incident. The arrest was contained in a statement made available to journalists in Awka on Thursday by the State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ikenganya Tochukwu. According to Tochukwu, the State Commissioner of Police, Mr Monday Bala Kuryas, in the evening hours of March 31, 2021, led a crack team of police operatives for an on-the-spot assessment of the venue of a stakeholders/ community meeting at Isuofia Civic Centre in Aguata LGA, which came under attack same date at about...
Three Policemen Killed as Gunmen Attack Patrol team in Akwa Ibom
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Three Policemen Killed as Gunmen Attack Patrol team in Akwa Ibom

Three policemen have been killed after being attacked by suspected hoodlums in Essien Udim LGA of the state on Wednesday March 31. Ben Ajide, a chief superintendent of police (CSP) and commander of the quick intervention unit of the police command in Akwa Ibom was among the officers killed in the attack. Odiko MacDon, the command’s public relations officer said four other officers are still missing. The statement read; “The Commissioner of Police, Amiengheme Andrew, is deeply saddened by the unprovoked attack on security personnel who were out maintaining the peace yesterday, 30th March, 2021 which led to the demise of CSP Ben Ajide who was the Commander of the Command’s Quick Intervention Unit and two others, while four others are missing. “Whereas the remote and immediat...
Delta Police Impound Vehicles Of Robbers That Attacked UBA Bank
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Delta Police Impound Vehicles Of Robbers That Attacked UBA Bank

The Delta State Police Command has recovered two operational vehicles used by the daredevil armed robbers that invaded and attacked UBA branch at Issele-Uku on Tuesday. The armed men used dynamites to gain entrance into the banking hall and moved away with an undisclosed amount of money. According to a statement accredited to the spokesperson of the Command, DSP Edafe Bright, a team of policemen from the state headquarters led by DC Operations, DCP Olaleye Faleye, engaged the hoodlums in a gun duel before they abandoned their operational vehicles and fled into the bush. DSP Edafe also revealed in the statement that the gunmen simultaneously attacked the police station in Issele-Uku and riddled it with bullets while the operation lasted. Read the press release below; BANK R...
Wikipedia Locks Bola Tinubu’s Page After It Is Attacked By Vandals
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Wikipedia Locks Bola Tinubu’s Page After It Is Attacked By Vandals

Wikipedia editors have locked the profile page showing details about the life of Bola Tinubu, a leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), for “persistent vandalism”. Tinubu celebrated his birthday on March 29, 2021, and as it is his custom, a colloquium was hosted to mark the day. According to his public records, Tinubu turned 69. Many Nigerians believe he is older, and there have been numerous reports in the media that the Jagaban of Borgu is much older than he claims. There is an article online attributed to Yinka Odumakin, the spokesperson for Yoruba group known as Afenifere, which claims that Tinubu could not be as young as he claims. In 2018, Odumakin wrote a three-part series titled “portrait of the tiger Ambode rode,” detailing his knowledge of  Tinubu. The three...
About 60 foreign citizens go missing after Islamist militants attack in Mozambique
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About 60 foreign citizens go missing after Islamist militants attack in Mozambique

About 60 people – mostly foreign citizens have gone missing following a deadly ambush on their convoy by Islamist militants in northern Mozambique. Islamist militants believed to be affiliated with the terrorist group Isis reportedly attacked Palma, a town in Mozambique, on Wednesday, March 24, leading to five days of fighting so far. The attack on Palma in Cabo Delgado province, is where many foreign contractors have been working for a multibillion-dollar liquified natural gas project run by the French energy company Total. According to reports, only seven vehicles in a convoy of 17 made it to safety after the attack on Friday, with seven confirmed dead and many injured in the recovered vehicles. Foreign workers from South Africa, Britain, and France were said to be stayin...
Rochas Okorocha Allegedly Attacked by Imo Monarch Inside an Airplane
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Rochas Okorocha Allegedly Attacked by Imo Monarch Inside an Airplane

The former chairman of the Imo State Council of Traditional Rulers, Eze Cletus Ilomuanya on Sunday March 28 allegedly attacked ex-Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha inside an airplane. The Nation reported that what started as a little joke in the business class section of Air Peace at the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri, suddenly snowballed into a full-fledged confrontation inside the aircraft as the monarch allegedly descended on Okorocha with his walking stick and shouted at him to stay away from him and Orlu people. The fight was stopped after the flight captain and other attendants onboard intervened. While Okorocha maintained calmness and immediately relocated to another seat, Ilomuanya continously warned him to stay away from Orlu Senatorial District if he tr...
Bandits Kill Traditional Ruler and Two Others in Fresh Attack on Sokoto Community
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Bandits Kill Traditional Ruler and Two Others in Fresh Attack on Sokoto Community

Suspected armed bandits have attacked Tunga community in Illela Local Government Area of Sokoto State, killing the village head and two others. According to reports, the armed bandits stormed the village on Wednesday evening March 24, shooting sporadically into the air.  The village head was reportedly shot dead after he refused to follow the bandits who wanted to kidnap him. The attack comes few days after gunmen attacked Amarawa community, also in Illela LGA, killing at least 10 persons. Sokoto, like many other states across the North, has witnessed sporadic attacks by bandits and kidnappers that have claimed the lives of many.
N200k Bounty Placed on Inmate Who Escaped after Gunmen Attacked Prison Vehicle and Killed Two Officers in Anambra
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N200k Bounty Placed on Inmate Who Escaped after Gunmen Attacked Prison Vehicle and Killed Two Officers in Anambra

The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) has placed a N200,000 bounty on Chidi Nwankwo, an inmate who was set free by members of his gang, in Anambra state last week. Gunmen suspected to be yet to be identified attacked the court duty Vehicle of the Nigerian Correctional Service, Anambra State at Nanka while conveying inmates back from court to the Aguata custodial centre. The attackers killed the Corrections officer and whisked away the inmates being taken back to the Custodial Centre. In a statement released on Monday, March 22, Francis Ekezie, the spokesperson of the NCoS command in Anambra, said the 46-year-old inmate was forcefully released after his gang members killed the prison officials. Ekezie said Nwankwo is standing trial at the magistrate's court 2 Nanka after his...
Fred Attacked after Man Utd’s 3-1 Defeat to Leicester City
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Fred Attacked after Man Utd’s 3-1 Defeat to Leicester City

  Manchester United midfielder, Fred, was the target of racist trolls on social media, following their 3-1 defeat at Leicester City on Sunday. Fred’s error led to Kelechi Iheanacho making it 1-0 for the hosts. The Brazilian was then brushed aside by Youri Tielemans, who made it 2-1 after Mason Greenwood equalized for United. After the game, Fred’s Instagram account was filled with comments racial in nature. The Brazil international is one of several United players to be subjected to abuse in recent weeks. Marcus Rashford posted a statement about comments directed at him in late January, while Anthony Martial and Axel Tuanzebe were also targeted. Manchester United have previously condemned abuse directed at their players by “mindless idiots”.
One Police Officer Dies after Gunmen Attacked Police Station in Imo
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One Police Officer Dies after Gunmen Attacked Police Station in Imo

One police officer has been confirmed dead after hoodlums attacked the Divisional Police Head quarters,  Isiala Mbano, in Imo state on Saturday, March 20 at about 6.30pm. The hoodlums stormed the station in their numbers and started shooting sporadically into the air. Operatives of the Division however successfully repelled them. After the encounter, it was discovered that the hoodlums destroyed some doors and windows. Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Ikeowku Orlando, said no arm(s) was taken away but that an Inspector who was on duty at the time of the attack, gave up the ghost while receiving treatment as a result of injuries sustained during the melee. During an on-the-spot assessment of the station, the state Commissione...
Gunmen Attack Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom’s convoy
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Gunmen Attack Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom’s convoy

Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen attacked the convoy of the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom today March 20. Governor Ortom's convoy was moving at Tyo Mu along Makurdi/Gboko road in Makurdi Local Government Area of the state when it was attacked. Briefing journalists, the governor who described the gunmen as ‘herdsmen’, said about 15 of the attackers trailed him to the river bank where he was on foot. He said he was saved by his security details who worked so hard to protect him and repelled the attack. “My lawyer is going to make a petition against the leadership of MACBAN because they came out to target me and behind the scene they are planning to eliminate me on my own land. If I can’t go to the farm as governor with entire security around me then who else can go to the f...
Boko Haram Insurgents Attack Yobe Community, Raze School and Health Care Center
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Boko Haram Insurgents Attack Yobe Community, Raze School and Health Care Center

Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram insurgents have attacked Katarko community in Gujba Local Government Council of Yobe State, razing a primary school and a healthcare centre located in the community. Boko Haram insurgents attack Yobe community, raze school and health care center Residents of the community say the insurgents stormed the community at about 5:30am on Tuesday March 16, when they were going to the mosque for prayers and started shooting sporadically in the air. The insurgents reportedly proceeded straight to the military formation in Katarko shooting sporadically and later set the base on fire Katarko community which is 18 kilometers south of Damaturu the state capital, has been under attack over 10 times. The state government or the state police command is yet ...
“The System is Broken & Against Women Victims” Bouncer speaks on his experience after 15 years on the job
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“The System is Broken & Against Women Victims” Bouncer speaks on his experience after 15 years on the job

A former bouncer has spoken about his experience on the job and how he has almost always gotten justice whenever he was attacked by men but women attacked by men don't get justice. He explained on Twitter that he has been "stabbed, shot, bottled & assaulted over the years" yet almost all his attackers were convicted. However, he says he knows many women who have been raped yet not one attacker has been convicted. He explained that he doesn't want to have to be worrying about his daughters being attacked and harassed. He added: "The system is broken & against women victims."
Armed Bandits Kill 7, Raze Many Houses in Fresh Kaduna Attacks
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Armed Bandits Kill 7, Raze Many Houses in Fresh Kaduna Attacks

Armed bandits have killed seven people, injured many and set houses ablaze in series of attacks in Igabi, Giwa and Chikun local government areas of Kaduna State. The state Commissioner Internal Security and Homes Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who disclosed this in a statement issued on Thursday, March 11, said that the armed bandits stormed Gangi village, Igabi local government, shooting sporadically in what seemed to be a cattle rustling operation and killed four residents. The residents killed are listed as Wada Sulaiman, Amiru Saidu, Yusha'u Mohammadu and Osama Abdulwahab. Two others, Ibrahim Jibrin and Abdulhamid Suleiman sustained gunshot injuries and are receiving treatment in hospital. In the course of the raid, the bandits razed three houses belonging to Mohammad Jibr...
Armed Robbers Attack Bank in Okuku, Osun State
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Armed Robbers Attack Bank in Okuku, Osun State

Some dare-devil armed robbers attacked a new generation bank in Okuku area of Osun state today, March 11. Osun state police spokesperson, Yemisi Opalola who confirmed the incident said the Commissioner of Police in Osun, Wale Olokode has led a team of operatives to the scene of the incident for possible arrest of the armed robbers. The number of people killed or injured in the robbery attack is yet to be ascertained at the time of filing this report.  
Man Breaks Wife’s Jaw during argument over their dog’s dinner
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Man Breaks Wife’s Jaw during argument over their dog’s dinner

A man broke his wife’s jaw during an argument over their dog’s dinner, forcing her to have emergency surgery. Patrick Coleman, 47, had an argument over the dog's dinner with his wife Jaqueline Coleman and attacked her until she was rescued by a neighbour. According to reports,  he was spared jail after his wife told the judge it would hurt her family financially and cost her sons their home if he went to prison. Liverpool Crown Court heard he was being "aggressive" in their living room in St Helens, Merseyside on October 10, 2020. Judge David Aubrey said the argument “appears to have related to the family dog” and how it was “either eating or not eating his or her meal” when he "lost it". Speaking to Coleman, the judge said; "the red mis...
Why I Attacked & Slapped Faithia Balogun At A Party In Lagos – Actress Remi Surutu
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Why I Attacked & Slapped Faithia Balogun At A Party In Lagos – Actress Remi Surutu

A few weeks ago, London-based celebrity, Bamidele Omosehin hosted a burial ceremony in Lagos. It was an event that recorded the presence of many celebrities, especially the A-list actors in the Nollywood industry. At that party a misunderstanding broke out between 2 popular actresses, veteran actress, Remi Oshodi popularly known as Remi Surutu who was seated on a side of the hall and Faithia Balogun; Before many knew what was happening Remi Surutu walked up to Fathia’s table to confront her. There are different versions of the story. Some accused Remi Surutu of slapping Fathia. Others say she was held back just before she could slap her. It became a mini pandemonium until concerned guests waded in to separate them and frayed nerves calmed. When the news of the rift eventually bro...
Man Dies after his Face is Ripped Off by Seven Pitbulls During his Morning Walk
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Man Dies after his Face is Ripped Off by Seven Pitbulls During his Morning Walk

A man was attacked and his face was ripped off by seven Pitbulls while he was on his morning walk. Aglacir de Macedo Pereira, 46, was ambushed by the dogs in Lageado Feio, a rural area of southern Brazil on February 2. He was enjoying his morning walk he takes regularly when the savage dogs escaped from a farm underneath a gate. Brave passersby rescued him from the gruesome attack and called an ambulance. Pereira was rushed to Santa Cruz Hospital in central Pinhao,. The Pitbulls had bitten off all of the skin on his face and left his skull completely exposed. After arriving at the hospital he tragically died due to his injuries. Pereira's distraught aunt told local media, "He was like a son. I raised him since he was two years old." His family have accused t...
Ogun Court Sentences Labourer to Death by Hanging for Beheading a 2-year-old Boy and Attempting to Kill the Mother
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Ogun Court Sentences Labourer to Death by Hanging for Beheading a 2-year-old Boy and Attempting to Kill the Mother

Justice Ayokunle Rotimi-Balogun of a High Court sitting Abeokuta, Ogun state has sentenced a 39-year old labourer, Mohammed Ibrahim, to death by hanging for killing a two-year-old baby and also found him guilty of attempting to kill the mother, Rabi Yakubu. The Prosecuting counsel, Oluwabumi Akinola, had told the court that Mohammed committed the offence on April 12, 2014, at Ofada town, Owode Egba in Abeokuta. Akinola said the labourer had followed Mrs Yakubu, who had her two-year-old son strapped to her back, as she wanted to ease herself. “On getting into the bush she dropped her baby on the ground for her to defecate, when Ibrahim attacked her with a knife, attempting to cut off her neck. The complainant, the mother of the two-year-old boy, struggled with Ibr...
Youths Beat Pastor to Coma for Refusing to allow Masquerade in Church
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Youths Beat Pastor to Coma for Refusing to allow Masquerade in Church

There was a mild drama in a church in Kogi as youths beat up a clergyman for refusing to allow them to perform their tradition. Angry youths numbering about 20 on Monday night, March 1, beat to coma Pastor Michael Samson, the clergy in charge of United Evangelical Church in Iyano community under Ibaji Local Government Area of Kogi State. It was gathered that the incident happened at about 11pm on Monday night. According to Kogi In Focus, trouble started when the pastor had during the day denied the youths access to the church with their masquerade while they were performing a ceremony. Angered by the pastor’s resistance, the youths returned at night with weapons, with which they attacked the pastor while he was asleep. They beat the pastor to a coma and he is currently a...
Armed bandits kill 10 in Sokoto village, abduct wealthy businessman
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Armed bandits kill 10 in Sokoto village, abduct wealthy businessman

Armed bandits attacked Amarawa village in Ilela local government area of Sokoto state on Monday, March 1 and killed ten persons while others sustained injuries.   It was gathered that the gunmen, who stormed the village on motorbikes, kidnapped a wealthy businessman but the villagers tried to free him.   According to BBC Hausa report, the gunmen had warned the locals to stay away but they refused and attempted to free the man.   The attackers overpowered the locals, killing many including one man identified as Rabiu Mika Ilu before whisking the businessman away.   One of the locals killed in the attack The police in Sokoto had confirmed the attack but told the BBC Hausa they could not give details as investigation is ongoing.  ...
Armed bandits Kill Catholic Lector,Six Others in Kaduna
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Armed bandits Kill Catholic Lector,Six Others in Kaduna

Armed bandits have killed seven persons including a Catholic lector in Igabi and Kajuru local government areas of Kaduna State. The State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who confirmed the incidents in a statement on Sunday February 28, said bandits attacked Kajinjiri village in Igabi and killed two residents identified as Ibrahim Rabi'u and Abdulrahman Mohammad. One person, Kamal Murtala, sustained gunshot injuries, and is receiving treatment at a nearby facility. Similarly, in Rago village also of Igabi local government area, bandits killed two locals identified as Alhaji Ibrahim Iro and Muhammadu Rabiu. In a separate incident, gunmen invaded Kutura station, Kajuru local government area and killed three residents identified as Michael Sh...
Four Reportedly Killed, 11 Kidnapped as Bandits Return to Kagara Community
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Four Reportedly Killed, 11 Kidnapped as Bandits Return to Kagara Community

At least four persons have reportedly been killed in fresh attacks in Kagara community in Niger State. This attack comes after the 27 students and three teachers of the Government Science College in Kagara abducted by suspected bandits last Wednesday, February 17, regained their freedom in the early hours of today, February 27. According to DailyTrust, the bandits attacked Gidan Adamu, near Yakila, headquarters of Gunna district and Gidan Wamban Karaku community where 11 persons which include seven women were abducted. The bandits were said to have rustled a large number of cows and also kidnapped the Imam of Madaka district in Rubo village.
Bride kidnapped With Other Passengers along Maiduguri-Damaturu Road Regains Freedom
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Bride kidnapped With Other Passengers along Maiduguri-Damaturu Road Regains Freedom

A Nigerian Bride  simply identified as Hauwa who was kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram members along the Maiduguri- Damaturu road on Friday, February 26, has regained her freedom alongside other abductees. Hauwa and other family members were said to have been on their way to her husband's house in Maiduguri after they had finished their wedding Fathia when the gunmen attacked the bus conveying them and took them into hiding. A family member who confirmed the development, said they received a call from military troops in Beneshiekh that the bride including her entourage and other abducted passengers have regained freedom and that they should proceed to Beneshiekh town situated between Maiduguri- Damaturu 135km highway to receive them. The bride who is a graduate of the Universi...
Woman Shares Injury allegedly Inflicted on her by Bolt Driver as She Accuses him of Assaulting her and her Sister Over 200 Naira
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Woman Shares Injury allegedly Inflicted on her by Bolt Driver as She Accuses him of Assaulting her and her Sister Over 200 Naira

A woman took to Instagram to show the injury allegedly inflicted on her by a Bolt driver. She explained that she ordered a ride and saw the estimated cost to be 1,100 Naira. However the driver allegedly chose to take a longer route despite her objections. She said he ended up meeting traffic at the longer route and by the time the trip ended, the fare came up to 1,300. She said she refused to pay and only gave him the 1,100 estimated initially so he allegedly attacked her and her sister, leaving her with a swollen eye. Read her post below.
35 Persons Reportedly Killed in Fresh Bandits Attack in Zamfara Community
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35 Persons Reportedly Killed in Fresh Bandits Attack in Zamfara Community

No fewer than 35 persons have reportedly been killed after suspected bandits attacked Sabuwar Tunga village, Dankurmi district in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State on Thursday night, February 25. According to SaharaReporters, the gunmen stormed the community on motorbikes and unleashed terror on the defenceless residents. A resident of the community said the attack was well-planned and coordinated attack. He said the gunmen after attacking the village carted away livestock and escaped to the forest. “We have recovered over 35 bodies after the attack and many more residents have not been accounted for. They came at the midnight and opened fire on the village, shooting anyone on sight and burning houses,” the source said
‘300’ Schoolgirls  Abducted as Bandits Attack Zamfara Girls College
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‘300’ Schoolgirls Abducted as Bandits Attack Zamfara Girls College

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have attacked the Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, Talata Mafara local government area of Zamfara State and abducted '300' of the school girls. According to reports, the gunmen stormed the school premises in the early hours of today, Friday, February 26. The state police command or the state government is yet to comment on this development. This incident comes barely a week after bandits attacked the Government Science College in Kagara, Niger state and abducted 27 students and 15 others after they had shot a student dead.
Hoodlums Attack Police Station in Imo
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Hoodlums Attack Police Station in Imo

Unidentified hoodlums on Thursday, February 25, attacked the Divisional police headquarters in Aboh Mbaise in Imo state. A statement released by the spokesperson of the command, Orlando Ikeokwu, says the hoodlums drove in four cars, shooting sporadically into the air as they arrived the station. ''The officers on duty engaged them in a gun duel , at the end of the melee, one Police woman sustained gun shot injury and has been taken to the hospital for treatment. Regrettably, the station that was just renovated after being razed down by hoodlums during the EndSars saga, was again set ablaze.''the statement read Ikeokwu added that the Commissioner of Police, Imo State, CP Nasiru Mohammed, has activated all tactical teams with a view to fish out and arrest the fleeing hoodlums.
Kidnapped Adamawa FC Driver Finally Freed
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Kidnapped Adamawa FC Driver Finally Freed

The driver of Adamawa United Football Club who was kidnapped last weekend has finally been released. Kabiru Mohammed was released around 11.30pm on Wednesday, February, 24, according to The Nation Mr. Kabiru was reportedly kidnapped along Benin-Ore-Lagos road when the team bus was attacked by gunmen on Saturday, February 20, at round 6.30am, along the Benin-Ore-Lagos highway. The gunmen were said to have taken money and phones from players and officials of the team before abducting the driver. The football team had been on their way for a football clash with MFM Football Club, Lagos, on a week 11 NPFL fixture. After the driver was kidnapped, the kidnappers demanded a ransom of N50 million. Permanent Secretary of the Adamawa State Ministry of Youths and Sports, Alhaji ...
Student Fights Lecturer and Tears his Shirt for not Allowing her to Write an Exam
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Student Fights Lecturer and Tears his Shirt for not Allowing her to Write an Exam

A student was filmed dragging a lecturer by the shirt and fighting him for preventing her from taking an exam in Auchi Polytechnic, Edo state. The lecturer had reportedly given the student a malpractice form, meaning she would have to retake the exam. This angered the student and she attacked him after the exam. Video shared online shows her fighting her lecturer despite efforts by her coursemates to pry her away from the helpless man.
Anambra CP, Kuryas Visits Checkpoint Attacked By Hoodlums
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Anambra CP, Kuryas Visits Checkpoint Attacked By Hoodlums

The new Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr Monday Bala Kuryas, has visited two spots in Mkpologwu, Aguata Local Government Area and Omogho in Orumba North, where gunmen attacked police patrol teams this morning. According to eye witnesses, the gunmen who drove in both a salon car and a Mercedes Benz 4Matic SUV, opened fire on the policemen who had been deployed on patrol in the two areas. The attackers also set a police patrol van on fire. There was no immediate motive for the attacks or the number of casualties involved as at the time of this report, but the Anambra State Police Commissioner has assured that the hoodlums would soon be captured.    
Luca Attanasio, Italian Ambassador To DR Congo Killed After UN Convoy Was Attacked
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Luca Attanasio, Italian Ambassador To DR Congo Killed After UN Convoy Was Attacked

Italy’s ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), an Italian policeman and their Congolese driver have been killed in an ambush on a United Nations convoy in eastern DRC. The ambush on Monday occurred as the convoy carrying Ambassador Luca Attanasio was travelling from the city of Goma to visit a World Food Programme (WFP) school feeding project in Rutshuru, according to the United Nations agency. It said several other passengers travelling with the delegation sustained injuries during the attack. North Kivu Governor Carly Nzanzu told Al Jazeera the seven-member convoy was not escorted by any security forces when the incident happened. The WFP said it was seeking information from local authorities as the ambush occurred on a road that had previously been cleared fo...
I’ve Been in More Music Videos than Some Artistes who have released a whole album – Venita Akpofure
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I’ve Been in More Music Videos than Some Artistes who have released a whole album – Venita Akpofure

BBNaija's Venita Akpofure has hit back at trolls who attacked over her comments about the just concluded Headies award show. Venita tweeted ''It’s like headies invited 10 ppl...'' Some trolls blasted her, saying she made such a comment because she wasn't invited. Responding, Venita wrote ''I’ve been in more music videos than some artistes who have released a whole album. Are yew steewwwpid? As long as u know my name and I STILL don’t know yours. I’m as relevant as the STARS that shine in the night boo. Periodt!''  

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