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Troops Rescue Army Major Abducted During Bandits Attack on NDA
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Troops Rescue Army Major Abducted During Bandits Attack on NDA

Major CL Datong, who was abducted when bandits broke into the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) in Kaduna, last month, has regained freedom. Bandits attacked the NDA on August 24, 2021, killing two senior officers in the process. On Friday night, the Deputy Director Army Public Relations 1 Division, Nigerian Army, Colonel Ezindu Idimah, announced the rescue of Datong from the kidnapper's den. Idimah said the operation leading to his rescue brought about the destruction of several identified bandits’ camps in Afaka- Birnin Gwari areas of the state. According to him, scores of bandits were killed during the operation, particularly, in the late hours of September 17, 2021. “The troops arrived at a camp suspected to be the location where Maj CL Datong was being held. At the camp, the t...
Nigerian Cyclist dies days after being stabbed by armed robbers while waiting for other cyclists
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Nigerian Cyclist dies days after being stabbed by armed robbers while waiting for other cyclists

A Nigerian cyclists has died after he was stabbed by armed robbers who attacked him while he was waiting for his fellow cyclists. Afolabi Mabogunje was stabbed last Thursday,  September 9, at Shodex in Anthony, Lagos. He managed to apply pressure to the spot where he was stabbed and he cycled back to Gbagada General hospital. His wife, a doctor, attended to him alongside others, a friend named Dr Yinka Awoyemi said. He was the transferred to another hospital where he was operated on. Sadly, the "jugular vein had been breached" the friend said, and Mabogunje, aka Mabogs, died in the early hours of today. The cyclist community have paid tribute to him via a Facebook post.e   Friends and acquaintances have also paid tribute.
Singer Terry Apala and his friends robbed on Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos
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Singer Terry Apala and his friends robbed on Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos

Singer Terry Apala and his friends were robbed on Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos last night. The singer said the cutlass-wielding robbers attacked them while in the traffic and stole their phones among others items. Showing off the damages done to his car, he prayed that his friends survive the injuries they sustained from the attack. Watch the video below.................
Gunmen steal £8million in jewellery from Paris Bulgari store
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Gunmen steal £8million in jewellery from Paris Bulgari store

A group of gunmen attacked a Paris Bulgari store on Tuesday September 7, and made way with £8million in jewellery. Three individuals, wearing sharp suits and armed with guns, robbed the recently revamped boutique on the Place Vendôme in central Paris, where the Ritz hotel is located, shortly before midday on Tuesday, police said. The three fled in a grey BMW while four accomplices took flight on scooters. Police fired shots at the car near the Les Halles shopping mall, forcing the trio to try to flee on foot. “Quick reaction by Paris police after a jewellery store robbery at Place Vendôme. Two suspects in custody,” the Paris police said on Twitter. A manhunt was under way for the remaining suspects. A source close to the inquiry said the thieves grabbed jewels worth €10m from...
“Common sense is not common” – BBNaija’s Vee addresses people who say she is older than 25
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“Common sense is not common” – BBNaija’s Vee addresses people who say she is older than 25

Big Brother Naija star, Vee has said that people who doubt her age do not have common sense. Recall that the musician who turned 25 recently, was attacked by trolls who insisted that she looks older than 25. Vee on Monday, shared a throwback photo of herself from 13 years ago in which she was cradling a baby boy who is now 13. Someone then replied to her story "And they say you aren't 25! This is their receipt." She posted the message and wrote: "Common sense is not common my dear"
Annie Idibia’s brothers slam Tuface’s Brother for Calling their Mother a witch, calls singer’s mother a ‘little evil b*tch”
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Annie Idibia’s brothers slam Tuface’s Brother for Calling their Mother a witch, calls singer’s mother a ‘little evil b*tch”

Annie Idibia's brothers, Wisdom and Sylvester have called out Tuface's brothers and mother, after the singer's brothers and the duo's sister, Annie engaged in a messy fight on Instagram. Wisdom who called out Tuface's brother, Charles, asked where his sister attacked the singer's mother in her first call out her. He described Charles as an "envious snakey shrimp" with an "accursed barren wife", and further asked them to issue an apology for having the "audacity to mention his late Father and calling their mother all sort of evil names". Annie's brother also told Charles to ask his brother Tuface, if their mother poisoned him when he visited their house in Victoria Island 20 years ago. He wrote; Charles Idibia @charlybrave it is not a very wise decision to involve in marital i...
Realationship expert, Blessing Okoro, hits back at singer Jaywon
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Realationship expert, Blessing Okoro, hits back at singer Jaywon

Relationship expert, Blessing Okoro, has hit back at singer Jaywon. This comes after the singer lashed at her for calling him a small boy after he disapproved of her comment on the 2face and Annie Idibia marriage saga. Last night, Jaywon attacked her for calling him a small boy. See Blessing's clap back below
Singer Jaywon hits back at Blessing Okoro after she referred to him as a ‘small boy”.
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Singer Jaywon hits back at Blessing Okoro after she referred to him as a ‘small boy”.

Singer Jaywon has dragged relationship expert, Blessing Okoro, after she referred to him as a 'small boy". Blessing attacked Jaywon after he disapproved of her comments on the Annie Idibia and 2face marital crisis. Actor Zubby Michael and Junior Pope Odonwodo had condemned Annie Idibia for coming on social media to slam singer Tuface Idibia while accusing him of disrespecting her in their marriage by sleeping under the same roof with his children's mother, Pero. Junior Pope and Zubby said it is wrong for a woman to bring her marital issues to social media. But Blessing hit back, saying that before a woman comes on social media to call her man out, she must have tried talking to him privately to no avail. Her comment did not go down well with Jaywon who then replied Blessing, w...
Women in Nigeria will never win – Bisi Alimi reacts to backlash Annie Idibia has received for coming on social media to call out 2face Idibia
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Women in Nigeria will never win – Bisi Alimi reacts to backlash Annie Idibia has received for coming on social media to call out 2face Idibia

Nigerian activist, Bisi Alimi has reacted to the marital crisis between Annie Idibia and her husband, 2face. In a post shared on his Instagram page, Bisi averred that instead of the man being bashed for not allegedly respecting his marriage by hanging out with other women, it is the woman that is being attacked for having an outburst on social media. Bisi added that Nigerian woman will not win in such cases.
Widow accuses neighbour of sending armed man to rape her repeatedly after quarrel over coconuts
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Widow accuses neighbour of sending armed man to rape her repeatedly after quarrel over coconuts

A widow has cried out for help after allegedly being raped repeatedly by a man she suspects was sent by one of her neighbours to torture her. The middle-aged Kenyan woman and mother of five told K24tv that prior to being raped, her neighbor had threatened to teach her a lesson after they quarelled over three coconuts. She disclosed that after she left her house at Vikwatani within Kisauni sub-county of Kenya at 5:00 am on Wednesday September 1, to fetch water, a well-built man attacked her from behind while wielding a knife and a panga. She said;   “We had quarrelled on Sunday over three coconuts which had fallen inside my compound, and during the confrontation, she vowed to teach me a lesson. Three days later, I was raped by so...
Cavani vs Ronaldo: Di Maria blasts Man United over No.7 jersey Obsession
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Cavani vs Ronaldo: Di Maria blasts Man United over No.7 jersey Obsession

Angel Di Maria has attacked Manchester United, accusing the club of being obsessed with the No.7 jersey. The Argentine said he never cared about inheriting Manchester United’s iconic No.7 shirt when he joined the club. The No.7 jersey has been synonymous with a series of totemic players including at the club such as Bryan Robson, Eric Cantona, David Beckham and more recently Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo returned to the club after 12 divided between Real Madrid and Juventus. And now the former Premier League Champions have written to the league management, asking for permission for Edinson Cavani to change his squad number to allow Ronaldo wear the No.7 again. Di Maria, a former Man United star who also played alongside Ronaldo at Real Madrid, admits he failed t...
Masquerades Surface in Nsukka to Enforce sit-at-home order Despite Suspension
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Masquerades Surface in Nsukka to Enforce sit-at-home order Despite Suspension

  Despite the suspension of the sit-at-home order every Monday in the South East, residents are afraid to leave their homes. Today, August 30, many streets in major areas in the South East remain deserted. Also, there have been reports of masquerades parading the streets to deter people from going about their businesses. They have reportedly threatened that anyone caught going out will be flogged. The sit-at-home order was declared to protest the arrest of IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu. It was later suspended but residents say this is only in words as people fear they will be attacked if they open their shops or offices.
Mother Fights Off Mountain Lion that Attacked her 5-year-old son
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Mother Fights Off Mountain Lion that Attacked her 5-year-old son

A Southern California mom fought off a 65-pound mountain lion that attacked her 5-year-old son. According to wildlife officials, the mom heard a disturbance outside on Thursday morning, August 26, and found the mountain lion dragging her 5-year-old son across her front yard. "She ran out of the house and started punching and striking the mountain lion with her bare hands and got him off her son," Capt. Patrick Foy, a California Department of Fish and Wildlife spokesman, told the Associated Press." "The true hero of this story is his mom because she absolutely saved her son’s life," Foy added. The boy is hospitalized in stable condition with injuries to his head and torso. A wildlife officer later shot and killed a mountain lion after finding it hiding on a corner of the ...
Real life is not Twitter. I stay winning in real life – Burna Boy tweets after London concert and gets dragged by Twitter users
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Real life is not Twitter. I stay winning in real life – Burna Boy tweets after London concert and gets dragged by Twitter users

Burna Boy has taken to Twitter to share a post after his London concert. The singer, who once left Twitter after being attacked by Nigerians who accused him of being arrogant, held a concert at the 02 arena in London. After the concert, he took to his Instagram Stories to write: "I sold out the O2 by myself. At the prices I wanted. The way I wanted. Never talk much, just show action!" He then took to Twitter to write: "I stay thanking God that Real life is not Twitter or Social media.  I always win in Real Life. ALWAYS!  Remember that."     His tweet got him criticisms from followers who accused him of being proud.  
Gay man, 50, Battered to Death in ‘Homophobic attack’
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Gay man, 50, Battered to Death in ‘Homophobic attack’

A man who was battered to death in a suspected homophobic attack inside a cemetery has been pictured for the first time. Ranjith Kakanamalage was attacked and left for dead in Tower Hamlets, East London, on August 16. The 50-year-old, also known as Roy, was a gay man who had lived in the area for many years, cops said. They added that the incident is being treated as a homophobic hate crime. Officers were called by the London Ambulance Service following reports of a man found unresponsive. Police found Mr Kakanamalage with a head injury and he was pronounced dead at the scene. A post-mortem examination found the cause of death to have been blunt force trauma to the head. Detective Chief Superintendent Marcus Barnett said:...
Speed Darlington’s sister and her husband release video together to address assault allegation
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Speed Darlington’s sister and her husband release video together to address assault allegation

Speed Darlington's sister and her husband have released a video together to address assault allegations made by the rapper. They also did the video together to rubbish Speed Darlington's claim that his sister's husband is on the run after beating her. The couple said they were attacked by robbers who beat up the wife, Queeneth Ibe, because she refused to release her purse and phone to them. The husband, Dave Ibe, said Speed Darlington promised to spoil his name online, which is why he accused him of being responsible for the injuries on his sister's body following the attack. This comes after Speed Darlington claimed his sister's husband beat her and is now on the run then offered to give 50, 000 Naira to anyone who can help locate him. Watch the video below.
Speed Darlington accuses his sister’s husband of brutalising her
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Speed Darlington accuses his sister’s husband of brutalising her

Speed Darlington has accused his brother-in-law of brutalizing his biological sister. The rapper took to his Instagram account to share photos of his sister's husband and his wounded sister. He alleged his sister's husband is the one who attacked his sister, leaving her with a red eye and bald head after pulling off her braids. He also claimed that his sister's husband disrespects him and his mother and as a result, they swore he will never visit the USA. Speed Darlington said his family realized the man married his sister so that he can get a chance to travel abroad so they made it impossible for him to use his sister in that way. Speed said the man then lured his sister back to Nigeria and beat her u...
Policeman and civilian killed in another bullion van attack in Ondo
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Policeman and civilian killed in another bullion van attack in Ondo

Another bullion van attack took place on the outskirts of Ondo State along the Lagos-Ore expressway, at about 1pm on Wednesday August 25. The bullion van was on its way to Araromi-Obu in Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo from Edo State, when the attack occurred. The state police spokesperson, Funmilayo Odunlami said the robbers killed two persons; a policeman attached to the van and the driver of the vehicle. They also carted away an unspecified amount of cash from the bullion van. Two other policemen on the team sustained gunshot injuries and were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. Remains of the policeman and the driver killed have been deposited at a mortuary in the state. Odunlami also revealed that a detachment of policemen have been drafted to the area and t...
One of the Victims of the NDA attack identified as husband who was expecting his first child after 4 years of marriage
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One of the Victims of the NDA attack identified as husband who was expecting his first child after 4 years of marriage

  Flight Lieutenant Chinecherem Okoronkwo has been identified as one of those killed when bandits attacked the Nigerian Defence Academy. Bandits on Tuesday, August 24, attacked the permanent site of the Nigerian Defence Academy in Kaduna State, killing two officers and abducting one other officer who was later found dead. Chinecherem Okoronkwo, who was killed by bandits on Tuesday, was expecting his first child with his wife after four years of marriage, before tragedy struck, a family source told LIB.   Until his death, Flt Lt. Okoronkwo was the Head of Department, Department of Laboratory Services, Nigeria Defence Academy, Kaduna.   He got his first degree from University of Calabar where he was...
Nigerian Army denies reports its officers manning the CCTV at the NDA were asleep before the attack
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Nigerian Army denies reports its officers manning the CCTV at the NDA were asleep before the attack

The Nigerian Army has denied media reports claiming its officers manning the CCTV at the Nigerian Defense Academy NDA in Kaduna were asleep before the bandits attacked the institution in the early hours of Tuesday, August 24. A report by The Cable alleged that the officers who were assigned to observe the CCTV of the institution were allegedly sleeping on duty before the attack. A statement released by the spokesperson of the Defence Headquarters, Maj. Gen. Benjamin Olufemi Sawyerr, says the allegation is false. The statement in part reads   ''The attention of the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) have been drawn to a news publication by Cable online news media claiming that personnel on duty at the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) CCTV monitoring room w...
Identity of Major abducted by bandits at NDA uncovered
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Identity of Major abducted by bandits at NDA uncovered

The identity of the Major who was kidnapped by bandits at the Nigerian Defence Academy in the early hours of Tuesday August 24, has been uncovered. The abducted military officer has been identified as Major Christopher Datong. A friend who confirmed his abduction, wrote; While still mourning my Mother, the news of the abduction of a friend, colleague and classmate in the university of Jos department of Architecture from 1997 to 2005 filters in. Arc Christopher Datong alongside few of our classmates joined the NDA after our MSc and are currently serving in the Army, Airforce and Navy. He is the officer abducted after the bandits attacked the Nigeria Defence Academy in Kaduna. I pray for you Major Christopher Datong and wish you will be reunited with your family and friends.
Tiger ‘eats man after Dragging him Off toilet in Russian Village’
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Tiger ‘eats man after Dragging him Off toilet in Russian Village’

A tiger is believed to have attacked and wounded a man before dragging him off the toilet into the forest. Logger Mikhail Shabaldin, 41, was sitting on the toilet while at work in a Russian village before he vanished. At the scene in Khabarovsk, tiger footprints were seen. Also, the missing man's bloodied clothes and innards were seen scattered across the floor. A terrifying video of Mikhail's shocked colleague reacting to pieces of toilet paper and even the missing man's bloodied clothes and organs has been shared online. Shabaldin is believed to have been attacked as he left his temporary accommodation near a logging site in Khabarovsk region to go to the toilet at night. A search is underway but locals admit there is little prospect of finding the logger alive. ...
Bandits Attack Katsina village, Rape women, Kill 12
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Bandits Attack Katsina village, Rape women, Kill 12

At least 12 people were killed when bandits attacked Duba village in Batsari council area of Katsina State on Saturday evening, August 21. A resident of Batsari, who pleaded anonymity, told Daily Trust that women were raped in the attack at the village, which is just a few kilometres from Batsari town. "The attackers came in their numbers in the evening and committed their atrocities undeterred. As we speak with you, 12 people are confirmed dead and we are still searching the nearby bush for possible additional corpses," the resident narrated. "The attackers are terrorizing this area recently, attacking villages and killing people almost on daily basis and they are doing so without any hindrance.” the source added. Police authorities are yet to confirm the incident as at the ...
4-year-old girl Mauled to Death by two Pit bulls in South Africa
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4-year-old girl Mauled to Death by two Pit bulls in South Africa

A 4-year-old girl, Banele Shelembe, has been attacked and killed by two pit bulls in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Shelembe from the Mvundlweni area at KwaMnyandu, Elandskop was with three older children when the dogs from the area attacked her on Wednesday afternoon, August 18. They had been sent to the shop to buy salt by her mother. During the attack the three other children managed to run away and call for help. Speaking to The Witness on Friday, Banele’s mother Jabu Mncibi, narrated how she watched helplessly as her daughter was mauled to death by the dogs. "I heard the children that Banele went to the store with screaming and shouting that my baby had been attacked by the dogs. One grabbed her by the neck and the other on the leg. I couldn’t do anything and I pl...
Man Heading to Plateau arrested with 260 bullets, magazines, others escape
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Man Heading to Plateau arrested with 260 bullets, magazines, others escape

An arms smuggler has been apprehended in Nasarawa State. The man identified as Likita was caught with 52 magazines and over 200 live ammunition. A joint team of the Police and the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) apprehended him at Alushi junction in Akwanga. His colleagues are on their way on motorcycles to Jos, Likita reportedly disclosed. The suspect is being detained at Akwanga Police Divisional headquarters. The State Command will issue a statement. Last Saturday, a convoy of buses was attacked at Rukuba Road in Jos North Local Government Area. More than twenty persons were killed and dozens wounded. The victims were returning from Bauchi to Akure, the Ondo capital. The Police has deployed additional assets to Plateau to restore law and...
Notorious armed robber shot dead in Imo, police revolver pistol recovered
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Notorious armed robber shot dead in Imo, police revolver pistol recovered

Men of the Imo state police command have killed a notorious armed robber simply identified as Bugatti said to have terrorized residents of Nsu Community in Ehime Mbano LGA of Imo State, with a police revolver pistol found on him. A statement by the spokesperson of the command, CSP Michael Abattam, said Bugatti met his loo on Friday, August 20, after vigilante members of the community spotted the suspect who is said to be the leader of a notorious armed robbery gang, and immediately alerted the police. ''The community's vigilante group immediately alerted the police patrol team within the area and they moved to where the suspect and his gang were hiding in the bush. On sighting the security men, they opened fire . And during the gun duel, the gang leader of the group, "Bugatti " was...
Katsina youths block major road in protest over insecurity
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Katsina youths block major road in protest over insecurity

Youths in Yantumaki, Danmusa Local Government Area of Katsina State on Monday, August 16, took to the streets to protest the deplorable state of security in the state. The youths who came out in the numbers set up burn fires along the Katsina/Funtua highway as they engaged in the renewed protest after bandits attacked Amarawa village today, killing two persons and destroying houses and other properties. The rampaging youths barricaded the highway as early as 6 a.m with unused tyres and debris, the development which disrupted traffic flow on the highway for hours. See more photos from the protest below
Gunmen Kill Man in Ekiti, abduct his Wife Daughter
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Gunmen Kill Man in Ekiti, abduct his Wife Daughter

Gunmen on Friday evening attacked a family travelling along Ewu–Ayetoro Ekiti Road in the Ido/Osi council area of Ekiti State, killing a man and abducting his wife and daughter. According to reports, the family members had come from their base in Lagos for a social event at Ewu Ekiti and were driving along the road when the gunmen attacked them and killed the man. An eyewitness said   “They were four persons in the Lexus car. A lady escaped; the kidnappers shot the man dead and took his wife and daughter away into the bush. The community has since been making efforts to rescue them. The gunmen contacted their family that very night and demanded N50m. You can see how callous they are.”   Confirming the incident to Punch, the Police Public Relations Officer in the...
Kaduna: Five killed as gunmen attack communities in Zangon Kataf
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Kaduna: Five killed as gunmen attack communities in Zangon Kataf

Five people have been killed in series of attacks on communities within Zango Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who confirmed the killings in a statement on Saturday, August 7, said the State Government has renewed appeals to citizens to end deadly cycles of violence. The Commissioner said a 10-year-old herder was killed by unidentified persons around Madauchi Forest, Zangon Kataf LGA. "The boy identified as the son of one Alhaji Dare Mato was attacked while herding cattle. The corpse of the young herder was recovered and buried," he stated. An attack was also reported in Kurmin Masara along Bakin Kogi in Atyap Chiefdom. One resident, Philip Magu was killed during the attack, before the assaila...
Abducted Chibok schoolgirl returns home and reunites with her family
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Abducted Chibok schoolgirl returns home and reunites with her family

Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, on Saturday, August 7 in Maiduguri, the state capital, received Ruth Ngladar Pogu, one of the over 200 schoolgirls abducted seven years ago at a Government Secondary School in Chibok. Recall that Boko Haram members had attacked the school towards midnight on April 14, 2014, and abducted the students. A statement released from the governor's office, said Ruth, alongside someone she was said to have forcefully been married to during her captivity, surrendered themselves to the Nigerian military on July 28, 2021, at a location in Bama. Under Governor Zulum’s supervision, security and government officials kept the development secret and used the last 10 days to contact her parents and the association of parents of the missing schoolg...
At Least 1 Killed as Robbers Storm 2 Banks in Osun
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At Least 1 Killed as Robbers Storm 2 Banks in Osun

Armed robbers attacked two banks in Iree, Osun state, killing at least one person. The attack began at about 3:50 pm on Thursday,  August 5. Though the banks are situated close to a police station,  the robbers are said to have operated undisturbed, carting money and valuables from the bank before fleeing. They shot sporadically into the air while escaping through Iree-Ada road. The body of a victim of the attack is seen lying on the floor in photos from the scene. Below is a video recorded while the attack was underway.
Nigeria athlete, Chuks Enekwechi’s sister, drags Nigerians on hot coal after someone attacked her brother for marrying a Caucasian lady
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Nigeria athlete, Chuks Enekwechi’s sister, drags Nigerians on hot coal after someone attacked her brother for marrying a Caucasian lady

Nigerian Shotput finalist at the Tokyo 2021 Olympics, Chukwuebuka Enekwechi's sister, Agu Nwaanyi Nokwa Ofuma, on Wednesday, August 4 dragged Nigerians a few people attacked her brother for marrying a caucasian lady instead of a Nigerian lady, preferably from South East. Ofuma lost her cool when she spotted a comment on a group on Facebook. Responding, She wrote; ''Nigerians are so dirty lol. I just saw a comment about my brother's ''white wife''. So he should now, after being with this person who has supported him before he ever won his first medal, leave her and find a nasty, gaptoothed, 250% density wig wearing, sloppy never been pregnant but has a postpartum belly, 100-0, never contributing financially, emotionally, or otherwise, user ass Nigerian woman to celebrate his wins ...
8 Dead and 20 Injured after Taliban attack home of Afghan Defence minister in Kabul
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8 Dead and 20 Injured after Taliban attack home of Afghan Defence minister in Kabul

The Afghan defence minister's house in Kabul has been attacked by the Taliban leaving at least eight dead. More than 20 other people were reportedly wounded in the incident. This is the first major bombing by militants in the city for nearly a year and comes after the US withdrew it's forces from the country following a 20 year war with the Taliban. The attack happened on Tuesday night, August 3 but defence minister, Bismillah Khan Mohammadi was not at home as gunmen detonated a car bomb and fired shots near the heavily fortified Green Zone. Afghan special forces rushed to the neighbourhood just outside the Green Zone, the heavily fortified enclave where many embassies and government buildings are located. A gun battle lasting more than three hours finally ended the ass...
Suspected Fulani herdsmen attack Enugu community, hack pregnant woman, 7 others to Death, Destroy Farmlands
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Suspected Fulani herdsmen attack Enugu community, hack pregnant woman, 7 others to Death, Destroy Farmlands

Suspected Fulani herdsmen reportedly invaded the Mgbuji community in Eha-Amufu, Isi-Uzo Local Government Area of Enugu State, destroying farmlands, killing eight persons, while several others were injured and some kidnapped . Some villagers told Daily Sun that the armed herdsmen invaded the community on Sunday afternoon, August 1, through the border they have with the Benue community and attacked several farm settlers and others caught in the farm. A villager, Chinaza Akan, who witnessed the incident said one of the casualties was a pregnant woman who was killed by the armed herdsmen, her stomach opened and fetus removed, while some were wedding guests. One of the victims has been identified as Ogbuabor Joseph Udoka, a 2017 graduate of Michael Okpar...
Police foil kidnap attempt in Katsina, rescue 8 travelers
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Police foil kidnap attempt in Katsina, rescue 8 travelers

A kidnap attempt along Jibia-Batsari road Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State has been foiled by the state police command. It was gathered that bandits who rode on motorbikes and armed with AK 47 rifles, attacked and kidnapped all the occupants of the motor vehicle, Volkswagen, Passat, Wagon (white) with registration number EPE 754 EZ, whisking them away into the forest. Police spokesperson in the state, Isah Gambo said upon receiving the report, DPO Batsari led teams of Operation Puff Adder and Sharan Daji to the area, chased after the hoodlums, engaged them in a gun duel, and successfully rescued eight of the victims. The rescued victims include six females and two males. Three passengers are however still missing. Search parties are still combing the area to a...
Girlfriend of boy killed during #EndSARS protest narrates how his ghost visited her to say goodbye and how she got his password
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Girlfriend of boy killed during #EndSARS protest narrates how his ghost visited her to say goodbye and how she got his password

Derin, girlfriend of Late Oke Obi-Enadhuze  who was killed during the #EndSARS protest in 2020, has narrated how his ghost visited her to say goodbye and how she got password to his Superhi account. Recall that Oke was stabbed to death by hoodlums who attacked his home during the EndSARS protest on October 21, 2020. Derin in a new tweet she shared, said she needed her late boyfriend's Superhi account password and asked him for it after he was laid to rest. She said she slept for a few hours and got it, adding that she can't explain how it happened. The late graphics designer's girlfriend also revealed that his ghost visited her to say goodbye. Read her tweets below............
How Orji Kalu Used ‘Fake University Of Ibadan Professor” To Attack EFCC In Alleged N7.1billion Fraud Trial
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How Orji Kalu Used ‘Fake University Of Ibadan Professor” To Attack EFCC In Alleged N7.1billion Fraud Trial

According to Sahara Reporters, senator Orji Uzor Kalu, a former Abia State Governor reportedly sponsored a news report in which a non-existent University of Ibadan Professor, Yemi Adetunmbi, attacked Rotimi Jacobs, counsel to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The report said this happened during his (Kalu’s) N7.1billion fraud trial. The fictitious Adetunmbi, who claimed to be Professor of Law at the University of Ibadan, had in the report said Jacobs lacked the professional ethics and decorum to represent any responsible government. The fake UI professor was quoted as saying, “Some days ago, July 2, specifically while waiting for my friend’s case in Court 5, Federal High Court here in Abuja, the case between Federal Government and Orji Uzor Kalu was fortunately and unf...
Five suspected kidnappers burnt to death by angry youths in Edo
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Five suspected kidnappers burnt to death by angry youths in Edo

Five suspected kidnappers were burnt to death by angry youths along the Afuze-Uokha road in Owan West Local Government Area of Edo State at the weekend. It was gathered that the suspected kidnappers, armed with assorted guns, attacked and abducted some travellers who they took into the bush. However, the local vigilante group got wind of the kidnapping incident, mobilised and waylaid the suspects in the bush. It was learnt that the locals, who had been angered by the spate of kidnapping in the area, forcefully snatched the suspects from the vigilantes as they were taking them to the police station, and set them ablaze. "The kidnappers would have been contacting the families of the abducted travellers to ask for ransom if not for the bravery of the vigilantes while local...
Bandits Abduct Medical Worker in Sokoto
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Bandits Abduct Medical Worker in Sokoto

One of the victims abducted by bandits in Unguwar Lalle village, Sabon Birni Local Government Area of Sokoto State have been identified as Garba Zolo, a medical worker. LIB reported that the gunmen attacked the village at about 2 p.m. on Thursday, killed two soldiers, wounded several others and abducted many people. A source, Musa Gobir, who spoke to Premium Times confirmed that the medical worker was among those abducted. He said the bandits stormed a primary healthcare centre in the village and whisked away Mr Zolo and two persons. "The remaining healthcare centre staff were lucky to have escaped.” he added. Gobir, however, said the gunmen were yet to make contact with the family of Mr Zolo.
Unknown Gunmen kill Army Major General along Lokoja-Abuja road
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Unknown Gunmen kill Army Major General along Lokoja-Abuja road

Armed bandits have killed Major General Hassan Ahmed, a former Provost Marshal of the Nigerian Army. A statement released by the Nigerian Army this morning says Ahmed was murdered along the Lokoja-Abuja road on Thursday, July 15. Family sources say he was returning from Okene when the gunmen opened fire on his car. A statement released by Army spokesperson, Onyema Nwachukwu, says the deceased will be buried according to Islamic rites today July 16. It reads; ''With a heavy heart, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Faruk Yahaya, and Soldiers of the Nigerian Army regret to announce the passing on of Maj Gen Hassan Ahmed, a former Provost Marshall of the Nigerian Army. The sad incident occurred when the senior officer's vehicle was attacked by gunmen while transiting along Loko...
”I Did Not Fix My Body For Anyone To Like It, If You Are Looking For Perfection, Go To The Nearest Mortuary”- Bobrisky Fires Back At Trolls
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”I Did Not Fix My Body For Anyone To Like It, If You Are Looking For Perfection, Go To The Nearest Mortuary”- Bobrisky Fires Back At Trolls

Controversial Nigerian crossdresser, Bobrisky, has fired back at trolls who attacked him for his surgically enhanced body. Bobrisky recently claimed he went under the knife to get more hips and butts to make himself look more feminine Shortly after sharing photos of his new body, many people disbelieved him, claiming he still looks the same. Some alleged that he used some mobile application to adjust his hips and butt in his new videos and photos. He has now fired at his critics. In a post shared on his Instagram page, Bobrisky said he went for a body enhancement that would suit his ''small'' structure. He added that he did not do his body to please anyone but himself. See his post below;
Udala FC boss, Philip Udala, assassinated by unknown gunmen in Anambra
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Udala FC boss, Philip Udala, assassinated by unknown gunmen in Anambra

The Chairman of Udala FC, Philip Udala, has been assassinated.   Udala was murdered by unknown gunmen who attacked his convoy in Eke-Agu community in Idemili North Local government area of Anambra state on Tuesday night, July 13. Idemili North     The gunmen had reportedly attacked a local police station in the community and were fleeing the scene when they met the convoy of Udala in Abatete. They killed late Udala, his club manager Godsent Eriobu and the three police officers in his convoy.   The spokesperson of the state police command, Tochi Ikenga, confirmed the incident and said an investigation is ongoing.
News Cameraman dies after being attacked by mob protesting LGBTQ march
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News Cameraman dies after being attacked by mob protesting LGBTQ march

A TV news cameraman has died after he was attacked by a far-right mob protesting an LGBTQ Pride march, his employer says. Alexander Lashkarav, 37, who worked for the independent station TV Pirveli, was found dead in his bed early Sunday, July 11, after he was violently beaten in Tbilisi, in the country of Georgia, a week prior, the Guardian reported. The cameraman was among more than 50 journalists who were attacked on July 5 by violent hate groups protesting the upcoming Pride march before it was canceled due to safety concerns, the outlet reported. Police had to intervene to stop the mob from attacking journalists during the protest against LGBT members on July 5, 2021, in Tbilisi, Georgia. Lashkarav suffered fractures to his facial bones, though it is unclear wha...
Man arrested for allegedly beating his wife to death because she refused to have sex with him
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Man arrested for allegedly beating his wife to death because she refused to have sex with him

The niece of the dead woman narrated the incident while calling for justice for her mother's twin sister. According to the niece, the suspect waa in the habit of beating his wife. On June 27, the woman, Mrs Ugieki Asemota returned home from a wedding to find her husband drunk, so she had a bath and locked herself in a room to avoid getting beaten which is allegedly her husband's habit when he's drunk. However,  late at night, the husband is said to have banged on her door, demanding sex but she told him to go to his room and leave her alone. When he wouldn't leave and she could sense him becoming violent, afraid of what would happen if he eventually enters the room, the wife is said to have jumped out of her room through a window. However,  the husband allegedly went after ...
This Is First Time Baptist School Pupils Are Abducted In 166 Years – Nigerian Baptist Slams Buhari Government
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This Is First Time Baptist School Pupils Are Abducted In 166 Years – Nigerian Baptist Slams Buhari Government

According to SaharaReporters, the Nigerian Baptist Convention has slammed President Muhammadu Buhari’s government, saying this is the first time in 166 years of establishment that a Baptist school would be attacked by bandits and students abducted. Following the abduction of 121 students of Bethel Baptist High School in Kaduna State, the Nigerian Baptist Convention said it had started organizing prayers in all Baptist churches in Nigeria and abroad. The President, Nigerian Baptist Convention, Rev Israel Akanji, said this in an interview with PUNCH on Friday, which he said was the last day of the Baptist World Alliance. Akanji said the alliance comprised 127 countries globally and that the event was held via Zoom, a virtual meeting platform. The clergy said the 127 countries...
Copa America final: Neymar slams Brazilians supporting Messi, Argentina to win
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Copa America final: Neymar slams Brazilians supporting Messi, Argentina to win

Neymar has hit out at Brazilians who are supporting Argentina to win the Copa America final on Sunday at the Maracana, because they support Lionel Messi. Brazil became the host of this year’s Copa, after CONMEBOL confirmed Argentina and Colombia would no longer stage the event. SporTV journalist, Fabiola Andrade, is among those who have publicly come out to support Argentina in the final. Andrade explained her controversial decision on Instagram, stating that “I love Brazil, Brazilian football…I have several Argentine friends. But I’m not going to root for Argentina in the Copa America final because of them, no,” adding that Messi “needs to win a title with his country’s shirt! For justice!” But Neymar posted on Instagram: “I am ‘Brazilian with a lot of pride and with a lot...
Kidnapped Jos lawyer regains freedom
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Kidnapped Jos lawyer regains freedom

A lawyer who was kidnapped by gunmen in Jos on Monday evening, July 5, has regained freedom. Gyang Zi was driving home after closing from work when the gunmen attacked him within the Little Rayfield Government House in Jos and kidnapped him, leaving his car behind. His car was later found on Tuesday morning, July 6, with the windows wound down on an untarred road beside the fence of the Government House. The bread he had bought was visible in the car seat. A resident who saw the car filmed it and expressed concern that the owner of the car might have been kidnapped since the car had been there since the previous night and a beeping sound was coming from the car. The senior lawyer eventually regained freedom on Tuesday evening allegedly after N10 million ransom was paid.
One killed, another kidnapped as gunmen attack quarry site in Nasarawa
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One killed, another kidnapped as gunmen attack quarry site in Nasarawa

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers attacked a marble quarry site at Ugya village in Toto local government area of Nasarawa state, killing a quarry worker, Ibrahim Aliyu, and abducting another, Abdul Umar Ekuji.   It was gathered that the incident happened around 4:43 pm on Monday, July 5.   According to a resident of the community simply identified as Salihu, the gunmen armed with AK47 rifles invaded the quarry marble site, which he said was two kilometers away from the community.   Aliyu, who operates a marble quarry, had left for home but was alerted of the invasion.   "He just returned from quarry site not more than 20 minutes when he alerted that kidnappers have invaded quarry site,” Salihu told Daily Trust.   "He took two vigil...
Gunmen kidnap babies and health workers from Tuberculosis and Leprosy Hospital in Kaduna
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Gunmen kidnap babies and health workers from Tuberculosis and Leprosy Hospital in Kaduna

Bandits on Sunday morning attacked the staff quarters of National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Training Centre in Zaria, Kaduna State, and abducted some people, including babies, nursing mothers, and staff members. Five staff members of the hospital, including female nurses, were abducted. The principal security guard on duty was also among the people abducted. The bandits arrived in a large number at about 12:30am on July 4 and engaged officers from a nearby police station in a gun battle. Bullet holes were visible on the fence of the police division and the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Training Centre. "Those kidnapped were our staff living at the staff quarters, some were abducted alongside their children. So, about ten people were taken away so far," a source told Dail...

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