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Scavenger allegedly kills Ondo landlord for preventing him from picking iron rods in his compound
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Scavenger allegedly kills Ondo landlord for preventing him from picking iron rods in his compound

The police in Ondo state have arrested a 39-year-old scavenger, Basiru Ibrahim, for allegedly killing a 45-year-old man identified as Arise Ikuesan. Ibrahim was said to have committed the crime in Ore, the headquarters of Odigbo local government area of the state. The deceased who was a ‘Landlord’ in the area, died from the injury he sustained from the attack that occurred on September 13, 2021. Confirming the incident, the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Funmi Odulami, said the landlord was attacked for trying to stop the scavenger from picking scraps in his compound. “On 13th September, 2021, at about 1600hrs, a report was made at Ore Divisional Headquarters that a scavenger, Basiru Ibrahim ‘m’ 39 years old hit an iron rod on the forehead of one Arise Ikuesan ‘m’...
This is brazen display of barbarism – Actor Charles Inojie reacts to viral video of female and male Islamic students being flogged mercilessly by their Islamic teachers
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This is brazen display of barbarism – Actor Charles Inojie reacts to viral video of female and male Islamic students being flogged mercilessly by their Islamic teachers

Actor Charles Inojie has reacted to a viral video of female and male Islamic students being flogged mercilessly and left with graphic cane marks by their Islamic teachers. Three Islamic teachers were seen in the video, flogging the students at the same time and changing their cane each time it broke. Reacting to this, Inojie stated that it is a brazen display of barbarism as there are other means of administering discipline no matter the offence committed. Revealing that he heard the incident occurred in Ilorin, he added that the Kwara State government has a duty to redeem itself before the whole world or risk raising hardened criminals that would turn around to terrorise the society tomorrow. Inojie wrote; How could any school authority fin...
Brazilian Footballer Arrested after kicking referee in head during a match
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Brazilian Footballer Arrested after kicking referee in head during a match

A footballer has been arrested for kicking a referee on the head and appearing to render him unconscious during a match in Brazil. William Ribeiro, who plays for state-league club Sao Paulo RS, committed the attack while playing against Guarani on Monday, October 4. His team had just fallen a goal behind in the game when he violently kicked official Rodrigo Crivellaro, who was quickly rushed to hospital after being knocked out unconscious. It remains unclear why Ribeiro lost his cool on the night, with both sets of players forced to restrain him as he kicked a helpless Crivellaro. An ambulance quickly drove onto the field and took the referee to hospital in Venancio Aires, near Porto Alegre in southern Brazil. Reports emerged later that evening confirming he was ...
Rush to the national assembly for amendment of the VAT law is dead on arrival – Governor Akeredolu
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Rush to the national assembly for amendment of the VAT law is dead on arrival – Governor Akeredolu

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has raised an alarm of a rush to the national assembly for an amendment of the Value Added Tax law. Speaking in an interview on Channels Television after he presided over a meeting with his Southern colleagues who agreed that states should collect VAT, Akeredolu said he believes those resisting the collection of VAT by states in place of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) would fail. He said; “Our (the states’) position is that having looked at the law, it is there clearly for us to see that taxation, or what we call consumption taxes, falls within the purview of a state, and only a state can charge consumption taxes. “And I believe that those who are against it know of it. If they don’t know, people will not be rushing to the National Assembly ...
Suspected killer of student arrested nine years after she was beaten to death
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Suspected killer of student arrested nine years after she was beaten to death

Nearly a decade after 19-year-old Faith Danielle Hedgepeth was found dead in her off-campus apartment, her suspected killer has been arrested. 28-year-old Miguel Enrique Salguero-Olivares from Durham, North Carolina, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder of the 19-year-old University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill student in 2012, Assistant Chief of Police, Celisa Lehew who has led the investigation for six years, announced news of the arrest during a press briefing. Miguel is being held at the Durham County Detention Center without bond. The assistant police chief said Miguel was not a suspect at the beginning of the investigation. Lehew said; "Our agency has been committed to bringing justice to Faith and her family since the day of her murder. "I am prou...
Goretzka extends Bayern deal until 2026
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Goretzka extends Bayern deal until 2026

Leon Goretzka has committed his long-term future to Bayern Munich until 2026, after summer interest from Manchester United. The Germany international had entered the final year of his contract at the Allianz Arena and was on a list of midfield targets for United during the last transfer window, along with Eduardo Camavinga, who signed for Real Madrid, and Chelsea recruit Saul Niguez. Gortetzka arrived at the Bavaria club in 2018 from Schalke and played a key role in Bayern's Champions League triumph last year under their former head coach Hansi Flick. The 26-year-old has won three Bundesliga titles, the DFB-Pokal twice, the UEFA Super Cup, and the FIFA Club World Cup during his time at Bayern. He also featured in their 3-1 victory over Borussia Dortmund in August in the ...
Dyche signs new four-year deal at Burnley
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Dyche signs new four-year deal at Burnley

Sean Dyche has committed his future to Burnley by signing a new four-year contract at the club. The 50-year-old is the longest-serving boss in the Premier League having been at Turf Moor for nearly nine years and he has now committed his future to the Clarets until the summer of 2025. Dyche said: "It is nice to be able to get this deal completed and now look towards the future of this football club, and its constant evolution. I have a strong affinity with the area and our supporters after so many years here and I look forward to putting in the hard work needed to keep the club moving in the right direction. "It was an important summer for us to add talent and depth to the team, but the work doesn't stop there. As a club we're about developing and improving players and the en...
Twitter ban: Discussions with the Nigerian government have been respectful and productive – Twitter Spokesperson
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Twitter ban: Discussions with the Nigerian government have been respectful and productive – Twitter Spokesperson

Social media giant, Twitter has said that its discussion with the Nigerian government on restoration of its services in the country have been respectful and productive. A Twitter spokesperson in a statement made available to Peoples Gazette on Monday evening as the controversial ban hits 100 days, said they will continue to engage with the Nigerian government to discuss why Twitter has been blocked and ways to resolve the matter. The statement read; “Discussions with the Nigerian government have been respectful and productive – we look forward to seeing the service restored very soon. “We continue to engage with the Nigerian government to discuss why Twitter has been blocked and ways to resolve the matter. We are committed to charting a path forward to the restoration of Twit...
Incest: Beninoise woman gives birth to three children for her biological son in Kwara
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Incest: Beninoise woman gives birth to three children for her biological son in Kwara

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Kwara State Command, has arrested an immigrant from Benin Republic, Adamu Sabi Sime, for allegedly having canal knowledge of his biological mother. Spokesperson of the command, Babawale Afolabi, who disclosed this in a statement in Ilorin on Saturday, September 11, also confirmed that Adamu’s mother has given birth to three children for her son. "On Thursday September 9, 2021, one Mallam Bandede, the district head of Mosne Had community in the Kaiama local government area of the state reported an incestuous act being committed by one Adamu Sabi Sime and his mother, Fati Sime, of the same community," the statement said. “Men from the intelligence unit and NSCDC operatives in Kaiama swung into action and the outcome of the inves...
23-year-old Auchi poly student allegedly commits suicide, ‘wills his mobile phone to girlfriend’
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23-year-old Auchi poly student allegedly commits suicide, ‘wills his mobile phone to girlfriend’

A 23-year-old student of Auchi Polytechnic identified as Solomon Oboh, has allegedly committed suicide. It was gathered that the National Diploma 1 student of Public Administration was found dangling from the ceiling of his room on Friday night, September 10. According to Punch, the student was said to have left a suicide note behind with instruction that his mobile phone be given to his girlfriend and coursemate, Sandra, whom he begged for forgiveness in the note. It was gathered that earlier that day, the deceased had felt humiliated by his inability to spell the words, “computer technology” correctly in the presence of his classmates. "Solomon was in class on Friday and left for home after class, we only came home later in the evening to find him dangling in the ceiling ...
Aguero denies existence of Messi-related release clause at Barcelona
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Aguero denies existence of Messi-related release clause at Barcelona

  The Argentine has insisted that he remains fully committed to the project he signed up for at Camp Nou despite the departure of his compatriot Sergio Aguero has denied the existence of a Lionel Messi-related release clause in his contract at Barcelona. Aguero signed for Barca on a free transfer following his departure from Manchester City in June, committing to a two-year contract at Camp Nou. It was initially suggested that one of the main reasons the 33-year-old chose to join the Blaugrana was to link up with fellow Argentina international Messi, but he ended up having to bring his 21-year accusations to the club to an end due to their struggles to get below La Liga's salary cap.  
BBNaija: Boma, Tega, Peace, Michael reveal housemates with real relationship
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BBNaija: Boma, Tega, Peace, Michael reveal housemates with real relationship

Evicted Big Brother Naija housemates, Tega, Michael, Peace and Boma have said Liquorose and Emmanuel’s relationship is real. The housemates, who made this known in an interview on Tuesday, said Saga and Nini’s relationship may not lead anywhere because Nini has a relationship outside. They were asked which relationship was real and fake in the house. Tega responded, “Liquorose and Emmanuel’s relationship is real. Saga and Nini’s relationship is real but it’s not leading anywhere.” Boma said “Liquorose and Emmanuel’s relationship is genuine. Nini tells everyone that she has a boyfriend outside the house.” He added that Nini seems to be saying the truth about being in a committed relationship. Peace said, “I will pick Liquorose and Emmanuel’s relationship as re...
If not for Nollywood, so many people would have committed suicide. It is home for all – Actress Mary Njoku writes
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If not for Nollywood, so many people would have committed suicide. It is home for all – Actress Mary Njoku writes

Actress Mary Remmy Njoku appears to disagree with the president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria AGN, Emeka Rollas, who in a post shared on Instagram, said the movie industry is not a dumping site for BBNaija evictees Mary in a post she shared on her Instagram page this evening, said the movie industry is a home for all as it has saved many who were unemployed. According to her, many would have committed suicide if not for the industry. Read what she wrote below
Freed Child killer Colin Pitchfork goes into Hiding over Fears of Vigilante Attacks
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Freed Child killer Colin Pitchfork goes into Hiding over Fears of Vigilante Attacks

Colin Pitchfork, the child killer who was freed after 33 years in prison, has gone straight into hiding over fears of vigilante attacks. He was given a life sentence in 1988 with a minimum of 30 years after strangling two 15-year-olds, Lynda Mann and Dawn Ashworth, in Leicestershire in 1983 and 1986 respectively. At the time he committed his first crime, Pitchfork was a 22-year-old married father-of-two. Pitchfork, who is now in his early 60s, pleaded guilty to two murders, two rapes, two indecent assaults, and conspiracy to pervert the course of justice and became the first person in the UK to be convicted on the basis of DNA evidence. He was freed on Wednesday, September 2, and went straight into hiding over fears of vigilante a...
“Fulani Herdsmen are sponsored, I know it-Bishop Oyedepo
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“Fulani Herdsmen are sponsored, I know it-Bishop Oyedepo

Senior Pastor of the Living Faith Church, Bishop David Oyedepo, has said that Fulani herdsmen have become a menace in Nigeria and that he knows that they are being sponsored. His statement comes even as herders under the Miyetti Allah Kauta Hore have said they will not recognize the Southern governors' anti-grazing policy, describing it as 'satanic.' Read here. Oyedepo while preaching in his church recently, said the last five years from 2015 till now has been the worst in the history of Nigeria. ''Fulani herdsmen have become a menace. They are sponsored. I know it. There are things you think you know that God shows to prophets. The things they are calling findings now, I found it longest time. You don't need intelligence antenna as a Prophet to find it. I saw this government...
Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson signs contract extension through to 2026
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Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson signs contract extension through to 2026

Manchester City have extended the contract of goalkeeper Ederson in a new deal that will see him remain at the Etihad Stadium through to 2026. Ederson joined City from Benfica in the summer of 2017, and is one of the most consistent keepers in the Premier League. Ederson expressed his delight after the announcement on Wednesday, September 1, telling City's official website: “This was an easy decision for me. There is nowhere else I’d want to be “To be part of one of the best squads in world football and to compete for trophies year in year out is what every footballer wants, and that is the opportunity you’re given at City. “We have an outstanding manager. Working with him has been one of the great experiences of my career and I am a better player for it. “We hav...
If a man says he doesn’t want a child, don’t have the baby – Burna Boy’s alleged ex-lover, Jo Pearl tells women
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If a man says he doesn’t want a child, don’t have the baby – Burna Boy’s alleged ex-lover, Jo Pearl tells women

Burna Boy’s alleged ex-lover, Jo Pearl has told women to stop having babies for men who don't want it. The singer’s alleged ex-girlfriend who stated that she does not agree with men not looking after their children, further averred that women who go ahead to have babies when their partners are against it, should bear cross and not demand for monthly child support or visitation. Stating that sometimes women are to be blamed for deadbeat fathers, Jo Pearl also averred that women have a choice and deadbeat fathers should be questioned on if they wanted the baby or if it was just sex. She also disclosed that she won’t be having a baby for anyone who is not committed to her, love her, doesn’t want a child and has no intentions of settling down with her. ...
How Dr Obafemi, who treated Yusuf Buhari, committed suicide
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How Dr Obafemi, who treated Yusuf Buhari, committed suicide

A Nigerian doctor identified as Dr Obafemi, who was the first medical personnel who attended to President Buhari son, Yusuf Buhari after his accident, reportedly committed suicide. Yusuf, who got married to Zahra, daughter of Nasiru Ado Bayero, the Emir of Bichi in Kano state last week suffered an injury to the head in a power bike in Abuja on December 26, 2017. Yusuf was admitted to Cedacrest Hospital in Abuja, following the bike crash in the Gwarimpa area of Abuja. He was discharged from the hospital on January 12, 2018 and flown abroad for further treatment. Yusuf returned to Nigeria after his medical treatment abroad on Thursday, March 1, 2018. His mother, Aisha Buhari, announced his return to the country on Twitter, saying Yusuf was welcomed back by govt officials. “We th...
UNIZIK Student Commits Suicide in Anambra
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UNIZIK Student Commits Suicide in Anambra

A 200-level student of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State has allegedly committed suicide inside one of the hostel rooms on Friday, August 20. The Nation reports that the deceased student who hailed from Isuikwuato Local Government Area of Abia State, was said to be studying Industrial Physics. It was gathered that the body was reportedly found inside one of the hostel blocks dangling with a rope around his neck. An eyewitness, who preferred anonymity, said “The deceased locked himself inside the room and when the door was broken, he was seen dangling with a rope around his neck.” Another source who described the deceased as a quiet and calm student, adding that he never showed any sign of depression before the incident. Reacting to this development, the Chief Se...
Alisson tipped by Barnes to top Clemence & Grobbelaar as ‘Liverpool’s best-ever goalkeeper’
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Alisson tipped by Barnes to top Clemence & Grobbelaar as ‘Liverpool’s best-ever goalkeeper’

The legendary former Reds midfielder believes the man currently filling the number one berth at Anfield will cement a place in club folklore Alisson has signed a new long-term contract this summer and is capable of going on to top the efforts of club legends Ray Clemence and Bruce Grobbelaar by becoming "Liverpool's best-ever goalkeeper", says John Barnes. The highly-rated Brazil international has committed to fresh terms that are due to keep him on Merseyside until 2027. He is already a Champions League and Premier League title winner, with 131 total appearances for the Reds to his name, and has time on his side at the age of 28 to secure legendary status at Anfield.
Locatelli joins Juventus from Sassuolo in transfer worth up to €37.5m
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Locatelli joins Juventus from Sassuolo in transfer worth up to €37.5m

The talented midfielder, who helped his country win the Euros earlier this summer, has committed his future to the Bianconeri for the next five years Italy star Manuel Locatelli has joined Juventus from Sassuolo in a deal worth up to €37.5 million (£32m/$44m). Locatelli completed a medical at Juve's Continassa training centre on Wednesday morning before signing a contract that will keep him at the Allianz Stadium until 2026. The Bianconeri have signed the 23-year-old on an initial loan with an obligation to buy, and he will join up with his new team-mates later this week.
Church usher commits suicide after being accused of defiling his neighbour’s minor daughter in Delta
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Church usher commits suicide after being accused of defiling his neighbour’s minor daughter in Delta

A 45-year-old man has committed suicide after being accused of defiling a minor in Agbor, Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State. The deceased, identified as Jagbefume Oriagioge, allegedly hanged himself in his room at Iregwa Street, Agbor on Saturday, July 17. Oriagioge, popularly called Pastor, hailed from an Esan community in Edo State and was a dedicated usher at a branch of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Agbor, also known as Freedom Hall parish. It was gathered that the deceased might have taken his own life after being accused of defiling one of his neighbours' daughters. "The deceased was suspected to have ended his life as he could no longer bear the shame of allegedly having carnal knowledge of his neighbour’s female child (minor) and which was discu...
Barcelona stars Griezmann and Dembele respond to accusations of racism after 2019 videos resurface
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Barcelona stars Griezmann and Dembele respond to accusations of racism after 2019 videos resurface

The France international forwards have spoken out on social media following the footage seemingly showing them mocking Asian accents Antoine Griezmann says he has "always been committed against any form of discrimination" following the release of videos that seem to show the Barcelona forward and team-mate Ousmane Dembele mocking Asian people. The clips, which have surfaced on social media, are said to have been shot during the Blaugrana's pre-season in 2019. Dembele also features in the videos, with both men now addressing the furore.
US Arrests Nigerian man Accused of Stealing Rolls Royce Cullinan
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US Arrests Nigerian man Accused of Stealing Rolls Royce Cullinan

A Nigerian man named Echezonachukwu O. Obianefo, 23, has been arrested by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office for allegedly stealing a Rolls-Royce Cullinan, which is valued at around $300,000. Obianefo, of Houston, Texas, United States, is being held in the Harris County Jail in Houston and his bail was set at $50,000. Obianefo is the manager of Osita Links and Logistics Group LLC, which provides transportation services. The freight shipping trucking company, owned by Mary Obianefo,  was incorporated on April 8, 2021, and is based in Houston. The owner of the vehicle allegedly stolen, Echezonachukwu, is a resident of Florida, USA, according to the Harris County District Attorney’s office. It is not clear whether the vehicle was stolen in Houston or in Florida. The date when ...
Former AC Milan Youth star, Seid Visin, 20, Kills Himself after Suffering years of Constant Racist abuse
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Former AC Milan Youth star, Seid Visin, 20, Kills Himself after Suffering years of Constant Racist abuse

Former AC Milan youth player, Seid Visin, has committed suicide after suffering years of racist abuse. Visin, who played for the youth academies of both Milan and Benevento, was recently found dead at his home in Campania, Italy at the age of 20. Visin was born in Ethiopia and later moved to Italy as a child. He was adopted by parents Walter and Maddalena in Nocera Inferiore, where he went on to pursue his dream of being a footballer. However, in 2016, Visin decided to retire from football and focus on his studies. He only kept playing five-a-side football with Atletico Vitalica. Atletico Vitalica  announced his tragic death, with reports in Italy suggesting he took his own life at his family home in Nocera after suffering constant racist abuse over the years. According ...
Final year student on the run after r3ping job seeking minor
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Final year student on the run after r3ping job seeking minor

A final year Law student of the University of Calabar has been on the run for the r3pe of a minor who unsuspectingly went to seek for a job in a hotel where a vacancy was advertised in Calabar. The alleged r3pist, Mr Emmanuel Friday Udofah committed the crime in a hotel he manages, Specs Investment Limited located in State Housing Estate, Calabar Municipality. Mr Udofah had placed a notice of vacancy in front of the hotel where the victim whose name is withheld, unsuspectingly applied. According to an eyewitness who pleaded to speak in anonymity, “What was supposed to be an interview turned out to be r3pe as she was pushed into one of the rooms and was repeatedly r3ped.” The State Chairperson of Child Protection Network, (CPN), Barrister James Ibor disclosed that, “the vict...
16-year-old Ghanaian Female Student allegedly Commits Suicide in School Dining hall
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16-year-old Ghanaian Female Student allegedly Commits Suicide in School Dining hall

A 16-year-old final year student of Miracles Senior High School Sunyani in the Bono Region, Ghana, identified as Leticia has allegedly committed suicide. According to a journalist with Sunyani 88.1 FM, Hon. Asabee Asabee, the incident happened inside the school located at Baakoniaba, Sunyani east municipality. It was gathered that the student was found hanging from the celing of the school dinning hall by her colleagues on Monday, May 17, 2021, around 9:45pm. Sunyani Municipal Police Service said the body has been deposited at the morgue of Sunyani Regional Hospital for autopsy.
Melinda Gates was reportedly Meeting with Divorce Lawyers Since 2019 to End her Marriage with Bill Gates
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Melinda Gates was reportedly Meeting with Divorce Lawyers Since 2019 to End her Marriage with Bill Gates

Melinda Gates, the estranged wife of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, was reportedly meeting with divorce lawyers since 2019 following reports of links between her husband and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Citing sources close to the situation, The Wall Street Journal reported that Melinda Gates began working with lawyers from multiple firms two years ago. One source who is a former employee of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation told the Journal that one concern Melinda Gates had was Bill Gates’s association with Epstein. The Journal reported that Melinda Gates and her advisers held several calls in October 2019, around the same time when The New York Times released a report detailing the multiple meetings her husband had with Epstein, who committed suicide in pri...
13-year-old girl allegedly commits suicide in Calabar
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13-year-old girl allegedly commits suicide in Calabar

A 13-year-old girl simply identified as Nsebong has allegedly committed suicide in Calabar, the Cross River State capital. According FadFM Calabar publicist, Archibong Efefiom, the incident happened at Diamond Hill area of Calabar on Sunday evening, May 2. It was gathered that teen's guardian had raised alarm over her disappearance. Neighbours gathered and embarked on a search only to discover her lifeless body dangling from a building. Efefiom wrote; Tragedy struck this evening in Diamond Hill, Calabar, when one miss Nsebong, a young girl of 13 allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself beside her house. This occurred after she made countless trips to the scene just to make sure nobody was around to notice while she indulged in the act. She had initially sneaked out w...
200-level OAU student commits suicide
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200-level OAU student commits suicide

A 200-level student of the Management and Accounting department of the Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, Osun State, Emmanuel Adedeji, has committed suicide. Late Adedeji was said to have drank a popular insecticide in the school premises and died a few minutes later behind the Mechanical department popularly known as Spider building. Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the institution, Abiodun Olarewaju, said “We appeal to parent and guidance to please let thier children know that failure or depression occasioned by whatever suicide should not be an option. We want to sympathise with the parent and friends of the deceased. The boy was at his formative age. We heard that the boy left a suicide note. It pains us that the boy is dead. The reason for his action is not...
OAU staff commits suicide, leaves suicide note for his mother, wife and children
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OAU staff commits suicide, leaves suicide note for his mother, wife and children

A staff of the Obafemi Awolowo University in Osun State, Fisayo Oyeniyi, has committed suicide. The Nation reports that Oyeniyi who was one of the armed guards in the institution hung himself in his residence after sending suicide text to his mother, wife and children. In the text message, Oyeniyi informed his loved ones of his desire to end his life. He was said to have left his work place for his house around Kanmi bus stop, at Ifewara road, Ile-Ife to commit suicide. ''The incident happened around noon. I saw people rushing to his apartment to get to see for themselves to be sure of what Mr. Oyeniyi has done to himself. We saw where he hung himself, dangling on the rope inside. He has been buried. This is so sad.”a source said Confirming the incident, the public relation off...
Bayelsa Varsity Student Commits Suicide after Allegedly Being Tagged a Failure by his Family Members
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Bayelsa Varsity Student Commits Suicide after Allegedly Being Tagged a Failure by his Family Members

200-level student of History and Diplomacy in the Federal University Otuoke (FUO), Arikekpar Lucky, allegedly suffering from depression, has committed suicide. It was gathered that the 27-year-old student popularly known as Don Zednas, hung himself with a rope tied to a ceiling fan in the early hours of Monday, March 22, after locking the doors and windows. The deceased, a one-time aspirant of the Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) Student Representative, Central Zone, hails from Otuakeme, Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa state. According to Nigerian Tribune, sources in the university community said the student took the drastic step because he had been battling with depression because members of his family tagged him a failure in academics and life. Arikekpar was said to h...
Nigerians mourn as Twitter influencer named Tunde allegedly commits suicide one day after tweeting “I need money like mad.”
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Nigerians mourn as Twitter influencer named Tunde allegedly commits suicide one day after tweeting “I need money like mad.”

A Twitter influencer named Tunde, aka Tuneri, has allegedly committed suicide according to his friends. This comes just one day after he took to Twitter to say he needs money badly. "I need money like mad, Jesus," he tweeted. This morning, Tunde began trending as friends took to the platform to claim he had committed suicide. This led to a conversation about reaching out to friends in need as Nigerians said his tweet asking for money was a cry for help but no one reached out.
Four Arrested for Phone Theft at Governor Akeredolu’s Inauguration
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Four Arrested for Phone Theft at Governor Akeredolu’s Inauguration

The Ondo state police command has arrested four men for reportedly stealing phones during last week’s second-term inauguration of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. The suspects who committed the offence at the event held at the Dome have been identified as  Ojo Femi, 30, Abiodun Adewale, 45, Kayode Olarewaju, 45 years and Aiwole, 25. They were arrested by men of the Operation Scorpion Squad on the Ilesha-Akure Road while returning to their bases in Oyo, Osun and Kwara states. Police spokesman, Tee-Leo Ikoro said seven phones stolen at the inauguration ceremony were recovered from the suspects who would soon be charged to court.
Kagara Abductions: We Are Committed To Safe Rescue Of All Abductees – IGP
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Kagara Abductions: We Are Committed To Safe Rescue Of All Abductees – IGP

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has assured the nation that the Force is irrevocably committed to the safe rescue of all abductees in the recent attack on Government Science College, Kagara in Rafi LGA of Niger State and other related incidents. The IGP notes that a joint massive search and rescue mission involving the Police, the Military and other law enforcement agencies is ongoing to ensure that all abducted persons are rescued unhurt and reunited with their families. To give impetus to the rescue operation, the IGP has ordered the deployment of additional tactical, intelligence and investigative assets of the Force including four (4) units of Police Mobile Force (PMF) attached to Operation Puff Adder II, one (1) Unit of Police Special Forces, personn...
Kogi State Polytechnic Loses Bursar
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Kogi State Polytechnic Loses Bursar

  Acting Bursar, Kogi State Polytechnic, Adebola Osho is dead. He passed away on Sunday after a brief illness. Osho was 53 years old. The Rector, Salisu Ogbo, in a statement described his demise as shocking. Ogbo said the deceased left an indelible positive mark in the institution while he served as Acting Bursar between April 2020 and February 2021. He condoled with the school community, kinsmen and associates of the deceased as well as the people of Oke- Ibukun, Bunu, Kabba/ Bunu Local Government. Ogbo said Osho was an astute public servant and one of the best principal officers Kogi State Polytechnic ever had. “The Polytechnic is heartbroken, in shock and sorrow over the sudden demise of such a committed, diligent, simple , intelligent and selfless seasoned...
Ex-beauty Queen, Helen Prest’s Husband, Dr Tosin Ajayi, Laid to Rest
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Ex-beauty Queen, Helen Prest’s Husband, Dr Tosin Ajayi, Laid to Rest

The remains of Dr. Tosin Ajayi, the husband of ex-beauty queen, Helen Prest Ajayi, has been laid to rest. His body was committed to mother earth on Thursday, February 11. Late Dr. Ajayi died on April 27, 2020. His funeral was attended by his friends and family members. May his soul rest in peace, Amen. See more photos below
16-year-old Girl Commits Suicide after She was Accused of Stealing her Mother’s 3 new Underwear
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16-year-old Girl Commits Suicide after She was Accused of Stealing her Mother’s 3 new Underwear

A 16-year-old grade 10 pupil of Lunga Day Secondary School in Mwinilunga district of Northwestern Province, Zambia, has committed suicide after being accused of stealing three new underwear belonging to her mother. Agness Katenga is said to have sneaked out of the house around 8pm on Saturday, January 30, after she was beaten by her mother, Lucy Kayombo for the alleged theft and hanged herself on a mango tree. A statement issued by the Police in Northwestern Province, said Agness was angered by the accusation. Police added that they visited the scene and suspected no foul play. Meanwhile, speaking to a local media in Mwinilunga on Monday afternoon, a family source claimed that the pants were later discovered in the mother's suitcase. According to the source, the deceased's ...
Mbappe Committed To PSG, Says Pochettino
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Mbappe Committed To PSG, Says Pochettino

New Paris St Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino has played down reports that forward Kylian Mbappe will leave the French champions this year. Mbappe, who has 18 months remaining on his contract in Paris, has been heavily linked in Spanish media with a move to Real Madrid. He was on the cover of sports daily Marca on Thursday with a report that Real were waiting for the 22-year-old France World Cup winner to give them the green light before making their move. "There's lots of rumours, but I see him remaining at PSG for a long time to come and that's what the club wants," the Argentine coach told Marca. "We have him in our plans for all the time that we're going to be at the club. "Granted he needs to make a decision (on his future), but what we see is someone who is very h...
Shoprite Staff allegedly Commits Suicide after Being Suspended
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Shoprite Staff allegedly Commits Suicide after Being Suspended

Jumoke Kehinde, said to be a staff of Shoprite in Akure, Ondo State's capital has committed suicide after allegedly being suspended from work. A source told The Nation that she was found dead on New Year’s eve at her apartment in Kajola area along Oda-road, Akure. The Shoprite staff disclosed that Kehinde was suspended after reporting late for work. The source said;    “It is normal that anyone who comes late should wait outside before they are allowed in and be given a suspension. “She was seen arranging her table getting ready for the day’s sales as she looked happy but later left the mall at about 11 am after receiving the suspension letter. “At about 4 pm, a distress call was received in the office that she was not feeling fine. One of the management staff went...
PDP Already Committed Its Presidential Ticket To The North – Junaid Mohammed
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PDP Already Committed Its Presidential Ticket To The North – Junaid Mohammed

Dr. Junaid Mohammed, elder statesman and Second Republic federal lawmaker on Monday said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has already committed its presidential ticket for the 2023 general elections to the North. Prominent northern candidates likely to contest the 2023 presidential election on the PDP platform are Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the party's candidate in the 2019 presidential election, Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state, Ahmed Makarfi former Kaduna state governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido, former governor of Jigawa and Dr. Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, former Gombe state governor. Junaid who also said President Buhari lacks the capacity to lead the APC to victory in 2023 said any politician who realises that his ambition cannot be realised in the political party he belongs to s...
Naya Rivera’s Disappearance is not Suicide – Cops Says after Speaking to her Son About Tragic Accident’
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Naya Rivera’s Disappearance is not Suicide – Cops Says after Speaking to her Son About Tragic Accident’

Cops who spoke to Naya Rivera's son, Josey after her shocking disappearance have disclosed that they've found no evidence which suggests the popular Glee star may have taken her own life. The "Glee" star rented a pontoon boat with her four-year-old son Josey on Wednesday July 8. She was supposed to return it within three hours, but when she didn't the marina went looking for her. They found the boat with just Josey aboard, and Rivera's life vest still in the vessel. Though it is speculated that the actress committed suicide, Ventura County Sheriff's Office sergeant Kevin Donoghue told People that they believe the incident was a tragic accident.   He said; "We interviewed her son and there was nothing that we learned from her son that would have suggested that this w...
Why I Raped and Killed my Sister-in-law – Suspect
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Why I Raped and Killed my Sister-in-law – Suspect

A suspect identified as Aminu Bala who allegedly raped and killed his sister-in-law, has confessed on the reason why he committed the heinous crime. The incident according to reports happened at Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara State. Bala confessed, in an interview with The Punch, to the crime stating that he did it because of his brother’s perceived hatred towards him. Read excerpts from the interview below: Where are you from?I am from Damaga village, Maradun Local Government Area in Zamfara State. I am a labourer. I did not attend any school. You have been arrested for allegedly raping and killing your elder brother’s wife. Is it true? Yes, I committed the offence. Why did you rape and kill your sister-in-law?I did it because I was not on good terms with m...
Rape is Evil, if you Did it in the Past it will Hunt Your Future – Lagbaja Reacts to Recent Rape Saga in Nigeria
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Rape is Evil, if you Did it in the Past it will Hunt Your Future – Lagbaja Reacts to Recent Rape Saga in Nigeria

Nigerian musician, Lagbaja has weighed in on the ongoing rape saga in the country. Taking to his Instagram page this morning, the 60-year-old afrobeat veteran condemned rape and also noted that there are consequences for those who have committed the act in the past. He shared a post, which read: 'MY SILENCE IS NO, MY NO IS NO, MY BODY IS MINE, MY LIFE IS MINE' and then wrote:  'Hmmmm, I can't believe in this 2020 people still do evil things like this. It is wrong, it is WRONG. If you did it in the past it would hunt your future, smh!.'  
51-year-old woman Counters Nursing Mother’s Claim of Police Officer Assaulting her and her Baby
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51-year-old woman Counters Nursing Mother’s Claim of Police Officer Assaulting her and her Baby

A 51-year-old woman who was at the scene where a nursing mother claimed she was assaulted alongside her 3-months-old baby a SARS officer known as ''Idowu SARS'', has countered the new mum's story. Recall that the claim generated lots of controversy after Anthony Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission NHRC demanded for justice for the nursing mother and her child. Speaking to LIB, the woman identified simply as Funmi maintained that the policeman never pointed his gun at the nursing mother and her child. She said that the incident occurred at Oke Ado junction in Oyo state, following a traffic gridlock caused by the nursing mother and her husband who was driving on the wrong section of the road. She disclosed that the policeman stepped down f...
Yangy, Babcock Student Accused of Raping 24 girls reacts
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Yangy, Babcock Student Accused of Raping 24 girls reacts

Godknows ‘Yangy’ Adolphus Owhor, the Babcock student has reacted to allegations that he raped 24 girls. Yaggy who was accused of raping 24 girls including his cousin on social media, had denied the allegations. He went on to reveal that he almost committed suicide after he was accused of raping the girls as he denied ever meeting any of the ladies. Yangy was accused of luring girls to chill with him and then take advantage of the girls. Watch the video below.
LASU Student in viral video Kissing his Baby sister will be Made to Face the Law- NHRC boss, Tony Ojukwu
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LASU Student in viral video Kissing his Baby sister will be Made to Face the Law- NHRC boss, Tony Ojukwu

Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission NHRC, Tony Ojukwu, has said that the final student of the Lagos State University LASU, Adeyeye Babatunde, seen in a viral video inappropriately kissing his baby sister, will be made to face the law. The viral video which surfaced online a few days ago, irked many Nigerians as they called for his arrest. Babatunde later posted a video where he apologized. Taking to his Twitter handle, the NHRC boss said despite Babatunde's apology, he will be made to face the law as he has committed a crime against a minor. ''His name is Babatunde Adeyeye. Babatunde Adeyeye is a final year student of Botany in Lagos State University. He shot an "apology" video which was sent in to us today. He should be traced and arrested immed...
Man defiles his two Daughters, aged 6 and 9, in Ondo
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Man defiles his two Daughters, aged 6 and 9, in Ondo

The Ondo State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has arrested a 48-year-old man identified as Onifade Femi for defiling his two daughters. The suspect who reportedly defiled his daughters aged 6 and 9, was handed over to NSCDC officials by the Deji of Akure, His Majesty Oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi, Odundun II. Ondo NSCDC spokesperson, Olufemi Omole said the suspect who fled to the palace to escape being lynched after being exposed, committed the said offence at No 27 Liberty Hospital Road, Oluwatuyi, Akure. Onifade reportedly used his wife's absence due to their long history of disagreement, to molest his daughters. Omole said;   “It was further revealed that few days ago the suspect bought a bottle of soft drink, mixed a powdery sub...
Young Banker reportedly Commits Suicide In Lagos
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Young Banker reportedly Commits Suicide In Lagos

A young Nigerian banker simply identified as Kelvin has reportedly committed suicide in Lagos. According to a report by The Vanguard, the incident happened at Modinatu Street in Ogba area of the state The lifeless body of Kevin who works with a new generation bank was found dangling from a ceiling fan, in his apartment by neighbours. It was gathered that neighbours were forced to break into the apartment when they noticed that he hasn’t been outside for days.

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