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Truck Falls and Spills Bullets Onto the Streets of Onitsha
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Truck Falls and Spills Bullets Onto the Streets of Onitsha

A truck carrying live bullets fell down in Onitsha, Anambra State, and spilled it's contents onto the streets. The incident, it was gathered, occurred along Awka Road in the early hours of Sunday, May 9, causing panic and fear among residents. It was not clear where the truck came from, but it was said to be moving the live bullets out of Onitsha to a yet to be ascertained location. The driver of the truck, a Mercedes Benz 911, and his conductor sustained minor injuries after the truck lost control, skidded off the road and fell into a gutter, with its content spilling in the process. According to Sun News, thw driver and his conductor tried to evacuate and conceal the content of the truck, but could not do much before daybreak when some police operatives arrived the sc...
Two Bullets Extracted From Body Of Ekiti Monarch, Oba Adetutu Ajayi Shot By Masked Gunmen
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Two Bullets Extracted From Body Of Ekiti Monarch, Oba Adetutu Ajayi Shot By Masked Gunmen

A commissioner in Ekiti State House of Assembly Commission and an indigene of Ewu Ekiti in the Ilejemeje Local Government Area of the state, Segun Erinle, said on Sunday that the tension in the community following the shooting by bandits on Friday of the monarch, Oba Adetutu Ajayi, had gone down. Erinle, who was at the monarch’s bedside, said the return of calm to the community followed information that Oba Ajayi was recovering in the hospital, where he was rushed to for medical attention. Masked gunmen had on Friday attacked the monarch along the Ayetoro Ekiti-Ewu Road by firing at his vehicle and in the process injured the traditional ruler. The former House of Assembly member said, “The Elewu is responding to treatment. He is feeling better. Bullets have been extracted, we ...
Bullets Won’t Solve Banditry — Adamu Garba
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Bullets Won’t Solve Banditry — Adamu Garba

Former presidential aspirant, Adamu Garba , on Friday, said raining bullets on bandits won ’t end the security menace in the country. Garba was reacting to the abduction of over 300 schoolgirls from Jangebe in Zamfara State by gunmen suspected to be bandits . The rate of mass abduction of students by bandits in the north has become alarming in recent times. Just a week ago , bandits kidnapped dozens of students and workers of Government Science College in Kagara , Niger State . Bandits had also last year kidnapped over 300 schoolboys from Government Science Secondary School in Kankara , Katsina State. Aside from Kankara and Kagara , non- state actors had also abducted hundreds of secondary school girls from Chibok , in Borno State ; and Dapchi in Yobe State. In a string of twe...
Motorcyclist Apprehended with Ammunition in Delta
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Motorcyclist Apprehended with Ammunition in Delta

A motorcyclist identified as Garuba Sanni has been arrested after over 20 pieces of ammunition was found on him in Oghara, Ethiope West council area of Delta state The Nation reports that Garba was involved in an accident close to Oghara Junction by the Cattle Market along the expressway. It was then sympathizers who rushed to help him discovered he had the ammunition on him. After he was beaten up, the suspect alleged that it was one Sariki in the cattle market that sent him to buy the bullets. The chairman of the community, Mr Eghwere, who confirmed the incident, said “I was in my house when one of my boys called me that they caught a man with bullets. It is like the guy was going to the cattle market. But before he entered the cattle market, by the road, the bike fell down...
Why Bullets Fired At Me In Seriki Fulani’s Place Did Not Harm Me – Sunday Igboho
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Why Bullets Fired At Me In Seriki Fulani’s Place Did Not Harm Me – Sunday Igboho

Oodua Republic agigator, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has narrated how bullets were fired at him at the home of the Seriki of Fulani in Ibarapa, Oyo State, and did not harm him. Igboho added that suspected Fulani herdsmen killing and kidnapping people in the South-West had done enough and should leave. Speaking in an interview with popular broadcaster, Kola Olootu, in Oyo State on the notice to quit given to herdsmen ravaging the Ibarapa area of Oke Ogun, Oyo State, Igboho said the gunshots allegedly fired at him failed to harm him. He described it as a demonstration of the efficacy of Yoruba traditional power. He said, "This is not an issue that affects Sunday Igboho but a matter of concern to the entire Yoruba race. I am saying it pointedly that...
Chinese Researcher on the Verge of Making Very Significant Coronavirus Findings is Killed in Murder-suicide
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Chinese Researcher on the Verge of Making Very Significant Coronavirus Findings is Killed in Murder-suicide

Dr Bing Liu, a research assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh's Medical Center's Computational and Systems Biology Department, has been shot dead inside the home he shared with his wife in Pittsburgh. The well respected 37 year old researcher was alone at his home in the 200 block of Elm Court in Ross Township on Saturday afternoon when another man known as Hao Gu - allegedly entered the residence through an unlocked door and opened fire striking him in the head, neck and torso with bullets. His wife was not home at the time of the homicide, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported. Pittsburgh Police said Gu then returned to his car parked 100 yards away at Charlemagne Circle and shot himself. According to Pittsburgh police, Liu and his alleged killer Gu knew ...
Troops Intercept Motorcyclist with 4,653 Rounds of Bullets Disguised as a Bag of rice in Zamfara
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Troops Intercept Motorcyclist with 4,653 Rounds of Bullets Disguised as a Bag of rice in Zamfara

Nigerian troops deployed to Moriki, Zamfara State, on Monday intercepted a motorcyclist with a bag filled with ammunition that was disguised as a bag of rice. According to military sources, the motorcyclist escaped but the bike and the bag of ammunition were seized. The bag contained about 4653 x rods of 7.62mm (special), the sources said. Military authorities said they were able to intercept the motorcyclist after they got a tipoff that arms were being transported in the area. They then mounted an emergency stop and search checkpoint and that helped them intercept the bag of ammunition. “On mounting the checkpoint not quite long, a motorbike arrived at the location with a bag looking like a bag of rice,” a military source briefed about the incident said. The motorcy...
PDP Chairman in Delta State Shot Dead Last Night
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PDP Chairman in Delta State Shot Dead Last Night

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Chairman for Olomu Ward 1 in Ughelli South local government area of Delta State, Paul Onomuakpokpo, was shot dead by yet to be identified gunmen last night Wednesday January 8th. Onomuakpokpo who was until his death, the Olomu Tipper unit chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, was gunned down along Ogoni Road near the palace of Ohworode of Olomu Kingdom. He was said to be driving in his Toyota Camry when the gunmen ambushed him and rained bullets on his car. He died instantly. His attackers fled the scene shortly after they ensured he was dead. See graphic photos from the scene of the attack below  
10 Assassins’ Bullets Removed From My Head, 2 Close To My Eyes – Angela Okorie
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10 Assassins’ Bullets Removed From My Head, 2 Close To My Eyes – Angela Okorie

Nigerian actress Angela Okorie, who was recently attacked by hired assassins on the highway, as several bullets were fired at her vehicle totally destroying it, by God's grace she survived that attack with severe injuries, and was rushed to the hospital. She has returned today being Sunday, to give all thanks to God for saving her life, as she shares a post of an X-ray showing several bullets that was fired into her head but didn't penetrate. She wrote: Undiluted grace will never stop to exist in my home, 10 bullets was removed from my head and 2 bullets close to my eyes, God alone deserves all the glory and honor You are God all by your self, I am a child of Grace Thank you lord Nothing in this world will ever make me ungrateful for all you’ve done in my life And family. Th...
Angela Okorie Attacked By Armed Gunmen, Her Car Riddled With Bullets (Graphic Photos)
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Angela Okorie Attacked By Armed Gunmen, Her Car Riddled With Bullets (Graphic Photos)

Gunmen have reportedly attacked Nollywood actress, Angela Okorie on her way back from a show Thursday, December 12. This report is reached us few hours after reports that singer Duncan Mighty was kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Owerri, Imo state. Angela’s Mercedes Benz G Wagon SUV was seriously vandalized with bullets and the interior of the car was filled with broken glasses following gunshots in the undisclosed location where she was attacked. Blogger, SDK, made the exclusive report about the armed attack on award winning actress, Angela Okorie. In the report, she claimed the attack left Angela’s car riddled with bullets, and the actress is still in the hospital . Watch Video:
Boko Haram kills Colonel, five soldiers in Borno State
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Boko Haram kills Colonel, five soldiers in Borno State

An Army colonel, a captain and his four escorts, as well as driver, have been killed by rampaging Boko Haram insurgents between Mainok and Jakana along Damaturu/Maiduguri highway. According to a report by TheNation, the Colonel and his convoy ran into some fleeing insurgents after a heavy gunfire exchange with soldiers at Jakana in an attack that lasted for hours. A military source who spoke on condition of anonymity, denied insinuations that it was an ambush. He said: “The Colonel with his escort was just unlucky to run into the insurgents on his way from Maiduguri to Damaturu without knowledge of the ongoing attack on the highway”. The source also confirmed that the Colonel is from 29 Task Force Brigade of Sector II of Operation Lafiya Dole.  The source also informed the insurgent...
Nigerians Call For Arrest Of Amosun Over 1,000 AK47, 4 Million Bullets Stockpile
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Nigerians Call For Arrest Of Amosun Over 1,000 AK47, 4 Million Bullets Stockpile

Nigerians have united in the call for the arrest of former Governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, who surrendered 1,000 AK47 and 4 million bullets he acquired before the 2019 election. Recall that it was reported that Amosun had on May 28, a day before he was billed to complete his eight years as governor, called the state police commissioner, Bashir Makama, to confess that he had a cache of arms he was willing to surrender to the police. He claimed he procured the arms and ammunition to check the widespread insecurity in his state of 3,751,140 residents, according to the 2006 census. According to him, he decided to keep them at the Government House Armoury to ensure they were not allocated indiscriminately by security agencies. The manner with which Mr Amosun turned in the arm...
Alex Poses With A Gun As She Talks About Using Her Bullets
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Alex Poses With A Gun As She Talks About Using Her Bullets

Alex who has had quite a beautiful turnaround since her Big Brother Naija outing, posed with a gun as she talked about using her bullets. Sharing a photo of herself as watched the sun set with a gun, Alex revealed that she has learnt to use her bullets wisely and not fire at just anything, especially when bullets will get wasted. She wrote;
Police gun down Four Armed Robbers Days After They Attacked NYSC Lodge in Delta State
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Police gun down Four Armed Robbers Days After They Attacked NYSC Lodge in Delta State

Four members of an armed robbery gang suspected to have attacked a lodge for members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) at Isiokolo, Ethiope East Local Government Area of the state have been killed. The notorious robbery gang believed to be terrorising Isiokolo and its environs, was said to have attacked the lodge few days ago, carting away valuables belonging to the defenseless corps members. The robbers were also said to have attacked a bush bar in the neighbourhood of the lodge, causing mayhem. But four of them met their Waterloo on Monday during a shootout with a team of operatives from Isiokolo police division of the state police command. According to reports, the detectives had been on the trail of the suspects and with the assistance of the local vigilance ...
Ex-NANS President Abdul Mahmud Demands Immediate Removal Of His Name From Records Of  Association
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Ex-NANS President Abdul Mahmud Demands Immediate Removal Of His Name From Records Of Association

Ex-NANS President Abdul Mahmud, took to Twitter to demand the immediate removal of his name from the records of association following the group’s leadership’s recent visit to President Buhari at the state house, Abuja. According to the Ex-NANS president Abdul Mahmud, only a generation without a sense of history will continue to walk the shamed path the association’s current leadership are walking on. Abdul Mahmud who was NANS president from 1990- 1992, further stated that it was not thoughtful for the association’s leadership to visit President Buhari when ASUU is on strike. His tweets reads; As the 8th President of NANS (1990-1992), I ask that my name be removed from all records and archives of the association. I shall issue a formal statement to this effect Recall that followin...
Three Dead After Armed Robbers Attack Travelers in Ondo
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Three Dead After Armed Robbers Attack Travelers in Ondo

Three persons have been killed after a armed robbery attack at the Uso end of the Akure-Owo Expressway, Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State. According to Punch Nigeria, a source said the robbers stormed the road and stopped vehicles going towards Akure, the state capital, and dispossessed many travellers of their belongings. The robbers shot into the air, adding that when the vehicles were stopped, the occupants fled into the bush, while some of the them were hit by bullets from the bandits’ guns. “There were continous gunshots on the expressway for several minutes. The travellers had to hurriedly disembark from their vehicles and rushed into the bush for safety, but some of them were shot dead in the process of running away, while many of them sustained gunshot injuries,” the s...
Charles Okocha Shows Off Scars from Gunshots 3 Years after he was Hit by 6 Bullets
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Charles Okocha Shows Off Scars from Gunshots 3 Years after he was Hit by 6 Bullets

Nollywood actor, Charles Okocha known by some as Igwe 2Pac, has taken to Instagram to thank God for keeping him alive. According to his post, three years ago, in 2015, he as hit by six stray bullets which hit him in his stomach and leg. Having undergone a life threatening surgery, he defiled to odds to survive. He is however, now thankful to God for sparing his life. 'Scar right there is the sign of 6bullet I had 2015 now I look at maself and have a reason to thank God 4 am life am a big Testimony.'
Tragedy: How Stray Bullet Nearly Sent Mother Of 9 To Early Grave
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Tragedy: How Stray Bullet Nearly Sent Mother Of 9 To Early Grave

…Family in fear of the unknown over sudden incident …We’re investigating incident- Security personnel Tragedy struck in Kano as yet-to-be identified persons fired live ammunition into the family compound of Mallam Abudullahi of Brigade Quarters of Kano. Not knowing what to expect, Hajiya Rakiya, a housewife and mother of nine, woke up on Saturday, October 27, 2018 to begin her daily routine of house chores, but never did she know that she would be fighting for her life on that same day. Between the hours of 7 and 8am, Rakiya was in the compound trying to fetch water when from nowhere, a stray bullet hit her and without delay, blood started gushing out from the affected spot while she collapsed in the process. With the trauma and confusion within the family at that instance, the moth...
Africa’s Youngest Billionaire Freed By Kidnappers – Police
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Africa’s Youngest Billionaire Freed By Kidnappers – Police

Africa’s youngest billionaire snatched a week ago off the street outside a luxury hotel in Tanzania, has returned home unharmed after being released by his kidnappers, police said on Saturday. Mohammed Dewji, the 43-year-old CEO of the METL Group family conglomerate, was seized as he arrived for a morning workout in Tanzania’s commercial capital Dar es Salaam last week. Forbes estimates his net worth as $1.5 billion, making him Africa’s 17th richest man and its youngest billionaire. Lazaro Mambosasa, Dar es Salaam’s police commander, told the media that Mr Dewji was abandoned by his kidnappers in the city’s Gymkhana area at 2:30 a.m. local time. Mr Dewji had been held in a house in an area where police were about to conduct a house-to-house search, he said. “He was tied legs, ...
What Led to Killing of Ex-Minister’s Daughter – Family Lawyer
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What Led to Killing of Ex-Minister’s Daughter – Family Lawyer

Kayode Ajulo, the lawyer hired to prosecute the police over the killing of an ex-minister’s daughter, Anita Akapson, who was shot dead in Abuja last Saturday, has opened up on what led to the death of the young lady. Ajulo who made this known in an interview with The Punch, also revealed that the family of the deceased has hired a private investigator to probe the killing. Tell us the circumstances leading to the death of Miss Akapson? On the night of Saturday, October 13, 2018, four persons driving a Mazda car, trailed, intercepted, brushed and blocked the vehicle driven by the late Anita after which one of the occupants of the vehicle came out to shoot at the rear tyre of her vehicle and also shot her at close range. The fellow, later identified as a superintendent of police, shot...
Two Persons Shot Dead At APC Primary Election In Lagos, Over 50 People Seriously Injured
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Two Persons Shot Dead At APC Primary Election In Lagos, Over 50 People Seriously Injured

At least, two persons were killed and many others seriously injured at the All Progressives Congress primary held in Lagos some days ago. Two persons were killed and over 50 injured last Friday during collation of primary election results at Ajeromi-Ifelodun Local Government in Lagos, The Nation has reported. The victims: Rilwan Musa (a.k.a. Apata) and AbdulQuadri Adebayo (a.k.a. Uche) were shot dead when hoodlums allegedly working for a party leader opened fire during collation of results of House of Assembly primary organised by All Progressives Congress (APC). The aspirants are a former lawmaker, who is seeking a return to the chamber, Abdoulbaq Ladi Balogun and Fatai Olatunji Oluwa. Results from the nine wards showed that Balogun scored 2,277 votes to defeat Oluwa, ...
Oh No! See The Unfortunate Thing That Happened To Armed Robbers Caught Stealing From Anambra Shrine (Photos)
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Oh No! See The Unfortunate Thing That Happened To Armed Robbers Caught Stealing From Anambra Shrine (Photos)

It is the end of the road for two suspected armed robbers caught stealing from a shrine in Anambra state. The suspected armed robbers were beaten and stripped Two suspected armed robbers were yesterday disgraced after they were reportedly caught stealing from a shrine in Anambra state. It was gathered that the notorious thieves who have been terrorising residents of Igboukwu town, were caught at Etitnabo Ezihu village in Igboukwu area of the state, while trying to steal moulded craft representations of gods at a shrine. The armed robbers in an attempt to escape after being spotted, shot sporadically at people but no one was hurt or caught by the stray bullets. They were both apprehended and stripped n-ked and beaten mercilessly as the villagers disgraced them before ha...
Bullets Fail To Penetrate Pastor In Anambra
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Bullets Fail To Penetrate Pastor In Anambra

A cleric, Pastor David Elijah, the founder of Grace and Power Prophetic Ministry International, was attacked by some yet to be identified gunmen in Awka, Anambra State. According to reports, he was shot while on his way to church and the bullets refused to penetrate his body, despite piercing his car and tearing his clothes.
Boko Haram Kills 30 Commuters In Borno
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Boko Haram Kills 30 Commuters In Borno

A recent onslaught by the Boko Haram sect has claimed the lives of multiple people in the north-eastern part of Nigeria.  No fewer than 30 persons were killed and dozens missing when Boko Haram insurgents ambushed a convoy of vehicles along the Dikwa-Ngala Road in Ngala Local Government Area Borno State yesterday, sources said. Security agents could not be reached for statement up to the time of filing this report. However, a top civilian JTF official at Dikwa told Daily Trust on phone that 27 vehicles of various sizes and capacity conveying commuters and goods from Dikwa to Ngala were completely torched by the insurgents as most commuters fell off and took to their heels in various directions. The insurgents were said to have ambushed the vehicles at Ramin Aljanu in betw...
Actors Odunlade Adekola & Mr Latin Narrowly Escape Armed Robbers Bullets
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Actors Odunlade Adekola & Mr Latin Narrowly Escape Armed Robbers Bullets

Mr Latin has explained how himself and his younger colleague, popular Yoruba actor, Odunlade Adekola narrowly escaped death yesterday as robbers laid siege for them. According to him, they were returning from a Glo music show in Ijebu-Ode, when their cars ran into the armed robbers who had laid siege along Ilishan-Sagamu road. Mr Latin narrated the ordeal to Premium Times this morning saying; “We left Ijebu-Ode after the show and heading to Abeokuta, when at about 7.30 p.m. we ran into the armed robbers already stationed themselves on the road,” he said. The actor explained that Odunlade was driving ahead of his car when he sighted the road block by the bandits. Odunlade attempted to make a detour, but the bandits rained‎ bullets on the tyres forcing the car to a halt, he explained. M...
List Of Items Banned In Ajayi Crowther University Students’ Hostels
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List Of Items Banned In Ajayi Crowther University Students’ Hostels

The list of items banned in Ajayi Crowther University Students’ Hostels has been released by the management of the school. The list was published on the University website for all students and parents/ guardians to see. List of Prohibited/ Contraband Items in Students’ Hostels Indian Hemp Cigarette Hard Drugs (Such as cocaine, heroin, and other illicit drugs) Alcoholic drinks Lethal weapons/ injections, Knives Guns and bullets Knockout/ fireworks of any kind Kerosene lamp, gas cooker, candles, matches and lighters Cooking utensils such as hotplates, rice cookers, toasters, microwaves, electric boiling rings, saucepans, blenders Hair dryers/ straighteners Refrigerators /grillers Any item meant for sale or business activities Raw food items Jeans Diabolic materials Televi...
Ghanaian Herbalist Lands In Hospital After Testing His Powers Aganist Bullets
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Ghanaian Herbalist Lands In Hospital After Testing His Powers Aganist Bullets

A Ghanaian man who happens to be a native doctor found himself inside the hospital after he tested and trusted in his spiritual powers. He thought his powers would stop bullets from piercing through his skin but now he has landed himself in the hospital. His whole body has been riddled with bullets. Maybe next time he should come and learn from Nigerian "Babalawos"
SARS Officials Shoot Armed Robber Dead In Bayelsa, Arrest One
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SARS Officials Shoot Armed Robber Dead In Bayelsa, Arrest One

A set of armed robbers ran out of luck at Opolo community in Bayelsa state, Yenagoa today when they stormed a notable supermarket to rob.A little boy who saw them raised alarm. The robbers took to their heels on sighting the men of the Special anti-robbery squad.After a long chase and exchange of bullets, one was shot dead while the other was wounded with bullets.
Huddah Monroe Flaunts Her Gun on Social Media
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Huddah Monroe Flaunts Her Gun on Social Media

Huddah Monroe has a new toy, but not the usual ‘toys’ most socialites carry in their handbags. The boss lady is now walking around with a gun and she is not afraid to let her followers know this. She is never far from controversy so it is hardly surprising that she had to flaunt her pistol on her gram. The lass shared a video on her Instagram cleaning the gun which she refers to as the “big boy toy”. “Playing with the big boys toys…..#cleaning #Notyouraverage #Mistressofalltrades’. She wrote. Judging from how she was handling the gun it seems that this is not the first pistol she had played with before. She not only showed off the gun but the bullets that will come in handy when the right time comes. Playing with the Big Boys toys...... #Cleaning #NotYourAverage ?. #Mis...
Real Madrid’s James And Mother Receive Death Threats on Twitter
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Real Madrid’s James And Mother Receive Death Threats on Twitter

Real Madrid star James Rodriguez has received death threats on Twitter, his mother has said on the social media network. Pilar Rubio posted a photo of a box containing a gun and bullets and a written message sent to her private Twitter account. She said she and her son had been targeted by another user who had sent the image along with a number of threats. Messages sent by the anonymous user included: "Do you want to see how James would look dead?" and "I'm coming to your house now, say goodbye to all your loved ones." Although Rubio's account is private, the image has since been widely shared online. The account from which the threats to Colombia international James and his mother were sent was created this month. Twitter has since closed it down. James was unable to pla...

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