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Iyabo Ojo Vows to Resist any Attempt to Release Actor Baba Ijesha
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Iyabo Ojo Vows to Resist any Attempt to Release Actor Baba Ijesha

Actress Iyabo Ojo has vowed to resist any attempt to release actor Baba Ijesha. The actor was recently arrested for allegedly molesting the foster daughter of comedienne, Princess, seven years ago. In a video posted on Wednesday, April 28, Princess recounted how the actor allegedly molested the victim. According to her, Baba Ijesha was "caught on CCTV attempting to molest her again." Actress Iyabo Ojo who has been very vocal about the case has vowed to resist any attempt to release the accused actor. A police source in an interview with Punch said there is an order to release the actor as the courts are currently on strike and it would be against his fundamental human rights to continue keeping him in custody without trial. The police source also added that the CCTV showed tha...
Gunmen attack Nigerian WBF boxing champion, Ridwan Oyekola shortly after he received N10m cheque from Governor Makinde
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Gunmen attack Nigerian WBF boxing champion, Ridwan Oyekola shortly after he received N10m cheque from Governor Makinde

The current World Boxing Federation, WBF, International Super Featherweight Champion, Ridwan Oyekola popularly known as Scorpion, has survived an alleged attempt on his life by unknown gunmen. It was gathered that the Oyekola was attacked by the gunmen shortly after receiving a cheque of 10 million from the Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde at the state Secretariat on Thursday evening, March 4. Oyekola had defeated his counterpart from Argentina, Lucas Montesino at Ilaji Sports Resorts, Ibadan in December 2020 and he was decorated as the World Boxing Federation (WBF) International Super Featherweight Champion. Governor Makinde had presented the check to Oyekola for making the State proud with his victory over his Argentine counterpart. Narrating his experience, Oyek...
DSS Attack Was An Attempt To Assassinate Me – Sunday Igboho
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DSS Attack Was An Attempt To Assassinate Me – Sunday Igboho

Popular Yoruba rights activist , Sunday Adeyemo, better known as Sunday Igboho , says the recent assault on his person by the operatives of the Department of State Services was an attempt to murder him . The activist also said he pulled off his shirt because one of the DSS operatives rough handled him and violently held onto his shirt around his neck area. Igboho stated this on Saturday while featuring on a radio programme, ‘ City Talks with Reuben Abati’. The PUNCH had earlier reported that pandemonium broke out on Friday along the Lagos -Ibadan Expressway when Igboho and his supporters were on their way to meet with 93-year -old Afenifere chieftain , Ayo Adebanjo. In a viral video , a shirtless Igboho was seen with his men daring the security operatives and throwing expleti...
DSS Denies Attempt To Arrest Sunday Igboho
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DSS Denies Attempt To Arrest Sunday Igboho

The Department of State Services, DSS, has denied attempting to arrest Yoruba activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State. Some security personnel allegedly attempted to arrest Igboho on Friday. However, in a statement, DSS denied that they made a grab for Igboho. In the statement by Peter Afunanya, Public Relations Officer, DSS described the reports as “misinforming” and “fake”. The statement read: “The Department of State Services wishes to refute the news that it attempted to arrest one Sunday Igboho, today (Friday), at Ibadan, Oyo State. “The said news is misinforming and should be taken as fake and, therefore, be disregarded.”
DSS, Police, Soldiers Attempt To Arrest Sunday Igboho — FFK
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DSS, Police, Soldiers Attempt To Arrest Sunday Igboho — FFK

Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode says there was an attempt by security forces to arrest activist Sunday Adeyemo alias Sunday Igboho on Friday. “I just spoke to my brother Sunday Igboho. He told me there was a violent attempt to arrest him this afternoon by a joint team of soldiers, DSS operatives & policemen numbering about 40 on the Ibadan/Lagos Expressway whilst he was on his way to see Baba Ayo Adebanjo in Lagos,” he tweeted. Mr Fani-Kayode condemned the alleged attempt to arrest the activist. “I condemn this attempt to ambush& abduct him. It is not only reckless but also very dangerous. If the security agencies want to see him all they need to do is to invite him to their office. I am not aware of any crime that he has committed & I urge restraint on all...
Miyetti Allah to Southerners: Be Ready to Leave the North
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Miyetti Allah to Southerners: Be Ready to Leave the North

Alhaji Sadiq Ibrahim Ahmed, the Bauchi State chairman of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) on Saturday, February 20 pledged that the association would resist any attempt by Southern governors to evict herdsmen. The MACBAN chairman said it would be tit for tat by the north should the herders be evicted from the south. According to Alhaji Ibrahim Ahmed, everyone has the right to live anywhere he or she wants. He said; “In fact, herdsmen, based on their activity of pastoralism, own every part of Nigeria. So why should anyone go against the constitution? ‘’If the southern governors insist on sending our people away, we will have no option than to send their people packing too. “We are no fools. We are only studying the situation. We are all human...
Accident: An ‘Assassination Attempt Against Oshiomhole’ – Aide Reveals What Happened
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Accident: An ‘Assassination Attempt Against Oshiomhole’ – Aide Reveals What Happened

TWO policemen, yesterday, died in an accident involving the campaign convoy of former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, while he was on his way to Usen in Ovia SouthWest local government area. The accident was said to have happened at about 1pm around the by-pass in Oluku Ovia North East local government area. As a result of the incident, the candidate of the APC, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has called off his rally at Usen. It was gathered that a trailer ran into the travelling campaign convoy hitting the back-up vehicle that the police were riding in. In a statement, the Chairman of the APC Media Campaign Council, Mr. John Mayaki, said it was suspending the scheduled campaign to honour the dead. On behalf of Pastor Ize-Iyamu an...
2 Ex-US Soldiers Attempt To Assasinate Venezuelan President With 300 Hungry Men
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2 Ex-US Soldiers Attempt To Assasinate Venezuelan President With 300 Hungry Men

Dramatic moment Venezuelan army foils 'amateur' coup attempt led by Green Beret with his two Special Forces buddies - and 'backed by shadowy US billionaires' - as they set out to assassinate President Maduro with '300 hungry, untrained men' The moment two U.S. former special forces soldiers were arrested in Venezuela was dramatically caught on video as their 'plot to assassinate President Nicolás Maduro' was foiled. The coup was coordinated by an ex-Green Beret named Jordan Goudreau, 43, who says the objective was to capture Maduro. Goudreau claims to have built a force of 300 men, reportedly backed by US billionaires. President Maduro called the arrested men 'terrorist mercenaries’ and blamed the attacks on the Trump administration, Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaidó an...
Police Foil Robbery Attempt At CBN In Benin
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Police Foil Robbery Attempt At CBN In Benin

Police in Benin City on Tuesday evening, repelled an attempt by armed robbers to attack the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Benin branch. The ugly incident, which happened at King Square (the city center), saw the attempt by the robbery gang trying to break into the bank when a bullion van carrying cash to an unknown commercial bank was about leaving the CBN premises. The hoodlums were, however, repelled by the armed police security team attached to the bank. The exchange of gunfire between the bank security and the robbers that lasted few minutes forced the robbers to retreat and escape, while people and motorists around scampered for safety. An eyewitness told DAILY POST that luck ran out of the robbers who may have been prepared for the worse. “Bros, the robbers were r...
Tonto Dikeh gushes over feeling of f-king with a real man
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Tonto Dikeh gushes over feeling of f-king with a real man

Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh seems to have gotten herself a real man and she can’t stop gushing about it on Instagram. The single mom of one, who divorced her husband in 2017, shared a post which suggests she now has a real man in her life and it reads; I promise you sis…It’s a whole different feeling when you f-k with a real man..She added the love emoji to her post and wrote ‘‘Excuse my french” Tonto celebrated the final dissolution of her marriage in 2017 with an Instagram post which simply read, “The joy was indescribable.”  Mr. Churchill shared a video of an intimate family event on Instagram, and in the clip, Mr. Dare his uncle could be seen celebrating the final dissolution of his nephew’s marriage to the star actress. Apparently, the video was meant to refute claims mad...
Is Miyetti Allah Now In Charge Of The Government ? – Benue State Government Queries
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Is Miyetti Allah Now In Charge Of The Government ? – Benue State Government Queries

Benue state government have today expressed shock at the audacity of a leading member of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, MACBAN, Garus Gololo who demanded that the the Senate President, Bukola Saraki resign his position or be forced out of office. The government said the state would not succumb to any intimidation or embarrassment from Miyetti Allah groups or any other person over the Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law which had come to stay. The Chief Press Secretary, CPS, to Governor Samuel Ortom, Mr. Terver Akase expressed shock that security agencies had not invited Miyetti Allah for questionning. He added that Miyetti Allah had assumed the role of a mouthpiece of the All Progressives Congress, APC, led government. The statement read in part, ...
We Will Resist Attempt To Turn Yorubaland To Killing Field – New Aare Adams
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We Will Resist Attempt To Turn Yorubaland To Killing Field – New Aare Adams

Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Dr. Gani Adams, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently mandate security agents to “arrest the blood-thirsty maniacs on the rampage in the country, masquerading as herdsmen, and bring them to justice, to avoid a total breakdown of law and order”. “The first fundamental right of a Nigerian is the right to life. It is when you are alive that you can enjoy other rights. Once this right is taken away from you through killings and murder, you cannot enjoy any other right. Nigerians demand Right to Life. More than a thousand Nigerians have been killed in the last one year. Is Nigeria at war? There is more to all these killings”, Aare Adams said, in a statement on his behalf by his Special Assistant on Media, Mr. Kehinde Aderemi. The Yoruba Generalissimo...
G-Worldwide Fires Back With More Court Documents, Says ‘It Is Regrettable That Kiss Daniel Has Attempted To Mislead The Public’
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G-Worldwide Fires Back With More Court Documents, Says ‘It Is Regrettable That Kiss Daniel Has Attempted To Mislead The Public’

The current legal tussle between Nigerian singer, Kiss Daniel and his former label, G-Worldwide is getting messier. Yesterday, Kiss Daniel through his lawyers replied his record label who had filed an injunction against him at a Federal High Court. According to Kiss Daniel and his team, they had not been served any letters or court documents. Now, his former label has fired back saying Kiss Daniel and his team are trying to mislead the public with misinformation.
Access Hollywood Disputes Trump’s Claim That 2005 Tape Was Fake
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Access Hollywood Disputes Trump’s Claim That 2005 Tape Was Fake

Access Hollywood Hosts Natalie Morales and Kit Hoover have challenged Trump’s failed attempt to cast doubt on the infamous tape of him spewing vulgar language to condon sexual assault. “Let us make this perfectly clear, the tape is very real,” Morales said during the latest episode Monday night. The recording revealed Trump bragging about using fame to grab women innappropriately on the set of the "Days of Our Lives" soap opera in 2005, when First Lady Melania Trump was pregnant with their son, Barron. "When you’re a star, they let you do it. You can do anything," Trump said to then-Access Hollywood host Billy Bush. The future President added, "Grab 'em by the p----y."] The hosts talked about it after a New York Times report Saturday revealed the President suggested to a senator,...
I Would Never Attempt Killing Myself – Moyo Lawal
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I Would Never Attempt Killing Myself – Moyo Lawal

Nollywood actress Moyo Lawal has come out to debunk claims she is suicidal.Recall the curvy actress had taken to IG a few hours ago to reveal she is battling depression and suicidal thoughts, well she says she never meant things that way.She again took to IG to clear the air writing:Wait.........hold up lovers.... I think we are ..eeem blowing things out of proportion!!!........................ God has been really good to me and my support system👌 is different shades of amazing ,my family ,friends turned family ,friends who have remained as friends 😒😐😁....fans turned friends are everything ••••••••• ••••••••••••&#...
Wife Of Peter Agi Escapes Assassination Attempt In Calabar
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Wife Of Peter Agi Escapes Assassination Attempt In Calabar

The wife of Peter Agi, former Bursar of the University of Calabar escaped assassination attempt. According to a report by Ifere Paul, Mrs Peter was driving home in State Housing Estate when a strange car sped from the opposite direction and immediately stopped by a street that would have led her home. Sensing that she will be blocked if she goes further, she stopped her car from a distance and waited. When the strange car refused to move away, she parked her car, and brought out her phone to call her husband. Second later, fearing that she may have called the police, the strange car sped toward her with guns drawn. Her car was spread with bullets.. The matter has been reported to State Housing police station for investigation. The car is presently parked there. Evidence of Mrs ...
Kogi State Police Arrest Seven In Connection With Assassination Attempt On Melaye
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Kogi State Police Arrest Seven In Connection With Assassination Attempt On Melaye

The Kogi State Police Command on Monday said seven persons have been arrested in connection with the assassination attempt on Senator Dino Melaye at his country home Aiyetoro-Gbede last Saturday.Gunmen invaded his house and shot sporadically for more than an hour with little breaks in between. They destroyed two of the vehicles parked within the premises, a security van and caravan bus and left part of the building destroyed. According to Sahara Reporters, a source close to the state police command said a black jeep suspected to have been used for the operation, alongside a cache of ammunition, was found at the Odokoro home of the administrator of Ijumu local government area of the state, Taofiq Isa, by the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID). The black ammunition&nbs...
Taiwo Obasanjo’s Attempt To Postpone Son’s Wedding Comes To An Abrupt End
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Taiwo Obasanjo’s Attempt To Postpone Son’s Wedding Comes To An Abrupt End

Taiwo Obasanjo, wife to the former President Olusegun Obasanjo has seen her attempts to postpone the wedding of their son Olujonwo Obasanjo come to an abrupt end after an Ikeja High Court on Monday, dismissed the suit filed by her. The suit was dismissed by Justice Lateefa Okunnu on the grounds that the court lacked jurisdiction as Olujonwo, 33, is an adult. On March 27, I ordered counsel to direct me on whether the family court can hear a case where the child is an adult. Counsel have addressed me and I have read the processes before me. I have found to be very genuine, what the applicant said regarding performing her parental duties in paragraph 15 of her affidavit. The court, regrettably, lacks the competence to adjudicate this suit, the jurisdiction of the family court covers ...
Man Attempts to Jump Off Jakande Pedestrian Bridge in Lagos
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Man Attempts to Jump Off Jakande Pedestrian Bridge in Lagos

According to reports on social media, a man is standing on the edge of the pedestrian bridge at Jakande Bus Stop, along Lekki-Epe Expressway, Lagos, in an attempt to take his life. Reports say police officers are already on ground. I just pray dis guy won't take his life ? pic.twitter.com/sM7erOiMae — OLAKUNLE ✌ AFOLABI (@omo_oduduwa) February 20, 2017
How Nigerian Soldiers At The Battlefield Communicate With Their Commanders
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How Nigerian Soldiers At The Battlefield Communicate With Their Commanders

It has been revealed how gallant officers at the battlefield communicate with their commanders and the importance of upgrading the NA communication equipment. Read below as shared by Usman Chindo. I can tell you that i was in the North East when things were really hot and I can see the difference between the past and present. Unfortunately on this forum we have people blinded by their self hatred for anything after 2015 has been improved. On my list I talked about Communications, From 2012- 2014, Soldiers would text their commanders on WhatsApp and Commanders walked around with packets of recharge cards in trenches distributing. During the failed attempt to retake Gwoza immediately after it fell to BHT, were we gifted BHT with 2 T-55MBT around Limankara village, were blamed on lack o...
More News on The Gang That Attempted to Kidnap Billionaire Femi Otedola
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More News on The Gang That Attempted to Kidnap Billionaire Femi Otedola

The Nigeria Police Force recently foiled an attempt to kidnap billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola. This was accomplished when the force arrested a three man notorious kidnap gang in June, 2016, after coordinated intelligence gathering and deployment of technical investigative tools. The Main suspect, one Ikechukwu Daniel, a 28 year old indigene of Imo State, who is the mastermind of the gang, was rusticated from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria due to his cult related activities on campus in 2009/2010. He also doubles as the IT guru of the kidnap gang with mastery of Computer applications. He made damning revelations of their criminal exploits in the South West of the Country. Another member of the gang, 29 year old Adeyemi Kayode, a serving officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil D...
Sharjah Police Rescue Nigerian Man Attempting Suicide by Jumping Off High Rise Building
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Sharjah Police Rescue Nigerian Man Attempting Suicide by Jumping Off High Rise Building

The Sharjah Police managed to control and rescue a Nigerian man who attempted to commit suicide by jumping off a high-rise building in the emirate. The police personnel convinced the man to descend the building, after which he was taken to Al Buhairah police station, to find the reasons for his attempt. The police operations room had received a call about the man attempting to jump from a building in Al Nahda, around 8 am, and a rescue team was dispatched immediately with civil defence members to the site. Police officials started talking to the man to prevent him from jumping, while team members moved in and physically controlled him. He was then taken into police custody.

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