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The Police said I should run for my life – Lady says after filing complaint over brother’s alleged threat to her life
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The Police said I should run for my life – Lady says after filing complaint over brother’s alleged threat to her life

A Nigerian lady has narrated how the police allegedly told her to run for her life after filing complaint of her brother's alleged threat to her life. According to @_LADEmie, her brother who allegedly threatened to kill her just like her 'parents,'.was reportedly the last person who had an argument with her mother before she fell ill and died. The lady identified her brother as Akinwale Akinnawonu  and also alleged that the police asked her for mobilization fee to do their duty. See her tweets below........
Super Eagles Friendly with Cameroon Under Threat
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Super Eagles Friendly with Cameroon Under Threat

Nigeria’s friendly matches against Cameroon scheduled for next week is at risk, Soccernet reports. This is due to the withdrawal of several players from the squad, while there are complaints about unpaid salaries. Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr, invited 24 players for the two games, which will be played June 4 and 8 respectively. However, as many as six players have already pulled out of the squad. They include: Victor Osimhen, Tyronne Ebuehi, Ola Aina, Simy Nwankwo, Frank Onyeka and Samson Tijani. This has left the squad thin, and players based in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) cannot be called up as it is too late to apply for visas. Rohr invites 31 Super Eagles players for friendly against Cameroon [Full list] Aside from the injury withdrawal...
Gunmen Set Ablaze Courts and Police Station in Imo Community
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Gunmen Set Ablaze Courts and Police Station in Imo Community

A magistrate court, a High court, and a divisional police station in Atta community, Njaba local government area of Imo State have been attacked by unknown gunmen. According to reports, the gunmen who came in their numbers, stormed the public facilities on Friday night, shooting sporadically into the air before setting the courts and the police station ablaze. Thankfully no life was lost in the attack. Confirming the attacks, the spokesperson of the state police command, Bala Elkana, said “Upon the receipt of the complaint, Police Special Forces were deployed to the scene. The Commissioner of Police Imo state, CP Abutu Yaro, fdc has ordered a full investigation into the incident and directed that no stone should be left unturned until the perpetrators of such heinous crime ...
Ghislaine Maxwell Pictured with Black Eye in First Photo From Prison
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Ghislaine Maxwell Pictured with Black Eye in First Photo From Prison

An image of imprisoned British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell has emerged showing her with bruising under her left eye. The 59-year-old is currently detained in a New York jail as she awaits trial on allegations she helped deceased financier Jeffrey Epstein to groomed and traffic young girls for sexual abuse. This comes after a three-judge panel previously rejected several bail requests by Maxwell’s lawyers, who argued that she was being deprived of sleep while incarcerated due to wellness checks by corrections officers. The image was sent to a judge yesterday by her legal team, to support fresh complaints about her treatment behind bars. In a filing from Thursday afternoon, Maxwell’s attorney Bobbi Sternheim said the defendant noticed a black eye last night and was then c...
Actor Noel Clarke Accused of Groping, Harassment and Bullying by 20 women
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Actor Noel Clarke Accused of Groping, Harassment and Bullying by 20 women

The actor, producer, screenwriter and director won a Bafta awardon April 10 and this moved numerous women to break their silence. They allege Clarke is a serial abuser of women, using his power in the industry to prey on and harass female colleagues, and sometimes bully those who fall out of favour. The Guardian said it has spoken to 20 women, all of whom knew Clarke in a professional capacity. They variously accuse him of sexual harassment, unwanted touching or groping, sexually inappropriate behaviour and comments on set, professional misconduct, taking and sharing sexually explicit pictures and videos without consent, and bullying between 2004 and 2019. Clarke has denied these allegations. larke said in a statement: "In a 20-year career, I have put inclusivity and di...
Passport Racketeering: Immigration officers to wear body cam – Aregbesola
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Passport Racketeering: Immigration officers to wear body cam – Aregbesola

Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola has announced that officials of the Nigeria Immigration Service will start wearing body cameras in a bid to put a check on passport racketeering in the country. Aregbesola who stated that the move was to permanently curb the complaints of difficulty in obtaining Passports from the NIS, added that it will get rid of touts in the system. Revealing that an ombudsman will also be created for members of the public to receive complaints and reports on officers trying to deviate from prescribed guidelines and subversion of the process, Aregbesola also disclosed that the cameras will detect and report any form of solicitations, inflation, improper communications, extortion, diversion, hoarding, and other corrupt practices. Timeline for collection ...
Ghanaian Lady allegedly Beaten to Death by her Boyfriend, Refused to File Complaint Against him because of their Pending Wedding
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Ghanaian Lady allegedly Beaten to Death by her Boyfriend, Refused to File Complaint Against him because of their Pending Wedding

A 31-year-old woman identified as Yesutor Elizabeth Akpalu, has died after she was allegedly assaulted by her fiancé in Ghana. It was gathered that the deceased, a 300 level student of the Evangelical Presbyterian University College, was rushed to the Ho Teaching Hospital by her friends on Sunday, March 7, after she complained of severe pain in the chest, ribs and neck. She died in the early hours of Monday, March 8. According to the Volta Regional Police Commander, DCOP Oduro Kwateng, the victim had complained to her friends about being physically assaulted by her boyfriend, Phillip Ceasar, said to be the Deputy Director of Youth Employment Agency (YEA) at Akatsi North. Medical reports sighted by journalists allegedly indicates that the deceased had injuries on her left s...
Piers Morgan To Leave Good Morning Britain Following Meghan Markle Row
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Piers Morgan To Leave Good Morning Britain Following Meghan Markle Row

Piers Morgan has left his role as a presenter at Good Morning Britain, ITV has announced. In a statement, ITV said: "Following discussions with ITV, Piers Morgan has decided now is the time to leave Good Morning Britain. "ITV has accepted this decision and has nothing further to add." The announcement comes after broadcasting regulator Ofcom launched an investigation after it received more than 41,000 complaints regarding comment made by the presenter following Harry and Meghan's interview with Oprah Winfrey. After a clip aired of Meghan discussing her issues with mental health and suicidal thoughts and royal official’s knowledge of them, Morgan said during Monday’s programme: “I’m sorry, I don’t believe a word she says. Piers Morgan storms off Good Morning Britain followi...
Police Arrest Suspected Armed Robber in Abuja, Recover Stolen Vehicle
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Police Arrest Suspected Armed Robber in Abuja, Recover Stolen Vehicle

The Nasarawa State Police Command has arrested a suspected armed robber, Muhammed Gidado in Abuja and recovered a stolen vehicle from him. The spokesperson of the command, ASP Ramhan Nansel, who disclosed this in a statemnet on Tuesday, February 23, said the suspect was arrested after the victim reported a robbery incident at the Keffi police division "On 20/02/2021 at about 0420hrs, a complaint was lodged at Keffi Divisional Police Headquarters by one Mohammed Mustapha that, on same date at about 0300hrs, armed men numbering about eight invaded his house located adjacent Princess Sarah Suites, Keffi and dispossessed him of a black Toyota Corolla car with registration number RSH 664 BF, Phones and Cash sum of seven thousand, eight hundred naira," the statement reads. Upon ...
El Chapo’s Wife, Emma Coronel Aispuro Arrested for Drug Trafficking
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El Chapo’s Wife, Emma Coronel Aispuro Arrested for Drug Trafficking

The wife of notorious Mexican drug trafficker Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera has been on drug trafficking charges. Emma Coronel Aispuro, 31, was taken into custody on Monday, February 22, at Dulles International Airport. She is scheduled to make her appearance in federal court soon in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia via video conference. Aispuro is charged in a one count criminal complaint with a conspiracy to distribute one kilogram or more of heroin, five kilograms or more of cocaine, 1,000 kilograms or more of marijuana, and 500 grams or more of methamphetamines for unlawful importation into the U.S., the Department of Justice said in a news release. She also allegedly helped Guzman Loera escape from a Mexican prison in 2015, the department said. Af...
Piers Morgan Goes to the Police after Receiving Death Threats
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Piers Morgan Goes to the Police after Receiving Death Threats

British media personality, Piers Morgan has approached to police after being subjected to abuses on his Instagram account. The Good Morning Britain presenter in a tweet he shared, said he filed a report with the cops after being bombarded with vile abuse on his Instagram page. He also shared screenshot of messages in which he and his family, including son Spencer, were targeted. One troll told the father-of-four that he was a "marked man" and that phoning the police wouldn't stop the people who wanted to "kill" him. The Good Morning Britain star's son Spencer had also shared a screen grab of the grave threat. Spencer Morgan was also told in the post to "watch his back" and threats were also made against Piers' wife Celia Walden.   After a follower suggested ...
Two Nigerian Nationals Arrested in Cambodia Over Online Scam
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Two Nigerian Nationals Arrested in Cambodia Over Online Scam

The Anti-Cyber Crime department of the Cambodia Police has arrested two Nigerian nationals over an alleged online scam. The suspects identified as Kingsley Obinna Nweazura, 26, and Emma Eke Onyechere, 26, were arrested in Phnom Penh for allegedly duping several people on social media by using false identities.   The National Police chief, General lieutant Neth Savoen, who disclosed this on Tuesday, February 9, said they arrested the suspects after receiving several complaints from some of their victims. The suspects have been sent to the Phnom Penh Municipal Court for legal action. Meanwhile, the director of the Anti Cyber Crime department has reminded citizens to be careful when using social media sites. "Please don't accept friend requests from people that ...
Man Invites 15 Homeless People to Live in his front Yard
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Man Invites 15 Homeless People to Live in his front Yard

A homeowner, Darin Mann of Utah, US, has allowed people experiencing homelessness to set up camp and live on his front yard. He also allowed the 15 homeless people to use a bathroom in his house and volunteer at a community garden he runs at a nearby public park. Mann, a local activist opened up his impromptu tent area, in mid-January this year and named it "Village Camp" "The goal is to de-stigmatize how people view homelessness," Mann explains. "Every person deserves to be treated with dignity and helped when they need it." "We wanted to show that to solve this problem we have to address it as a community and not be afraid of it." Mann points out how his impromptu residents help pull their weight in the community, especially at the urban garden he maintains....
Trial of Cosmetics Surgeon, Dr Anu Stalled Due to Judge’s Absence
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Trial of Cosmetics Surgeon, Dr Anu Stalled Due to Judge’s Absence

The trial of controversial cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Anuoluwapo Adepoju, at the Federal High Court in Lagos today July 9, was stalled due to the absence of the trial judge, Justice Mohammed Liman. Dr Anu who owns Med Contour, was dragged before the court by the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission FCCPC over the death of one of her clients, shunning summons by the agency to appear and produce certain documents among other offenses. She appeared before the court for the first time last Friday, July 3 on a five-count charge. Counsel to FCCPC, Babatunde Irukera, said it received complaints against Dr. Anu from one Marlene Oluwakemi, Taiwo Temilade, and Vivian Onwuzuligbo that Dr. Anu's services “are unsafe for consumers,” and that she made “false, misleading and decept...
Family of Man Who Died in Detention Demand Answers from the Nigerian Police
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Family of Man Who Died in Detention Demand Answers from the Nigerian Police

The family of a man named Godwin Chukwudi Julius Akano, 48, who died while in police detention, are asking for answers from the police. The late Julius, an importer of goods from Europe, was arrested on May 22 for alleged complicity in a case of fraud with one Obinali Osunwoke. He was arrested alongside his wife, Ogochukwu, but she was later released in the evening of the same day. Julius died in police custody on Saturday June 6. His family are now asking for an explanation from the State Criminal Intelligence Investigation Department, SCIID, Panti. The spokesman for the family, Mr Nnamdi Akano, said the late Julius, despite obvious signs of serious illness and complaints, was denied medical help until it was too late. Akano said: “He ought to have been given or allowed...
21 Miscreants and Suspected Cultists Arrested in Lagos
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21 Miscreants and Suspected Cultists Arrested in Lagos

Operatives of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offenses (Enforcement) Unit, also known as Taskforce, have arrested 21 notorious miscreants and suspected cultists during a raid on criminal hideouts in Lagos. The Chairman of the Lagos State Task Force, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, who led the enforcement team on the raid, disclosed that the suspects were arrested during the raid on criminal hideouts at Ogudu and Ajah as directed by the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu. According to him, “During the enforcement exercise, a large number of miscreants and cultists launched a serious attack on the officers with broken bottles, stones, axes and other dangerous weapons from different spots, including uncompleted buildings".   He said, despite this, the o...
Neymar Faces Criminal Complaint Over anti-gay Comment
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Neymar Faces Criminal Complaint Over anti-gay Comment

Brazil and PSG star man, Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, is facing criminal complaints over an anti-gay comment on social media. A gay right activist in his home country, filed the suit against the football star, after Neymar called his mother’s boyfriend an anti-gay slur in comments leaked to the media. Activist Agripino Magalhaes, said on Instagram that he planned to press charges against Neymar and his friends for “criminal homophobia, hate speech and death threats” over the comments. Making the confirmation to AFP, the Sao Paulo prosecutor’s office confirmed that it had received the complaint, which it must now examine to decide whether to open a case against the 28-year-old. In the audio recording, Neymar, can be heard using slurs against his mother’s new boyfriend,...
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Drunk Police Officer Kills his Colleague in Lagos

The Lagos state police command has arrested a police Sergeant whose name has not yet been revealed, for allegedly stabbing an Inspector, Francis Adekunle, to death and injuring another victim while under the influence of alcohol over the weekend. The erring officer who is currently being detained at the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) Yaba, lives in the same compound in Oke-Odo with his deceased colleague and other tenants. Several complaints have been made about how he drinks to stupor and attacks people in the process. The Nation reports that over the weekend, the Sergeant went berserk after drinking alcohol at a nearby liquor store and returned to his compound in Oke-Odo. The Sergeant reportedly picked a quarrel with one of his neighbors, and w...
D’banj Rape Allegation: Glee Hotel Denies Having Dbanj’s Alleged Rape Victim on their 2018 Guest List
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D’banj Rape Allegation: Glee Hotel Denies Having Dbanj’s Alleged Rape Victim on their 2018 Guest List

D’banj Rape Allegation: Glee Hotel has denied having Dbanj’s alleged rape victim on their guest list on 2018, claims the story is false. Taking to their social media page, D’banj wrote; Our attention has been brought to the Rape allegation trending on Instagram made against the popular musician Dbanj. It is said to have happened at Glee hotel sometime in December 2018. It is alleged that the front office at Glee gave Dbanj the key to a guests room without their consent. We state firmly that this is FALSE and can never happen at Glee. We operate best practices and the welfare and security of our guest is paramount to us. We advice the accuser to check with the person who paid for the said room as her said name was not on record as a guest. Any person who pays has access to two keys ...
“Not a Hero” – Candace Owens Slammed for Comments About George Floyd
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“Not a Hero” – Candace Owens Slammed for Comments About George Floyd

Conservative activist and Trump supporter, Candace Owens, is receiving some stick online after she said the late George Floyd is not a hero. Mr Floyd was an unarmed black man who died after a Minneapolis police officer kneeled on his neck for more than eight minutes as he told them “I can’t breathe”. Floyd’s death has sparked mass protests across the US, with governors in several states calling in National Guard troops in an attempt to maintain order. In a now viral Facebook video, Candace Owens stated that she does not support him, and neither does she view him as a martyr. She titled the video; “Confession: I DO NOT support George Floyd and I refuse to see him as a martyr”. She said in the controversial video; “I do not support George Floyd and the media’s depiction...
Police Shoot Dead 22-year-old man Who was on his Knees with Hands up
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Police Shoot Dead 22-year-old man Who was on his Knees with Hands up

An unarmed 22-year-old man who was on his knees with his hands up was shot dead by a Police officer in the city of Vallejo in Carlifornia on Monday night, June 1. The incident was said to have happened outside a Walgreens store in Northern Carlifornia, amid local and national protests against police brutality. According to reports, the officer was responding to a call of alleged looting when he shot the unarmed man who he believed had a gun ut later determined he had a hammer in his pocket, officials said. “When confronted by the police, he dropped to his knees and surrendered, and they fired at him,” said Melissa Nold, a Vallejo civil rights attorney representing Monterrosa’s family. “He wasn’t doing anything to warrant it. They shot him from inside their car. What opportu...
CBN revises timelines for dispense errors, refund complaints
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CBN revises timelines for dispense errors, refund complaints

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has revised timelines for reversals and/or resolution of refund complaints on electronic channels. The revised timelines will take effect from June 8 as follows: According to the CBN, in a statement in Abuja on Sunday, the bank stated that with regards to failed. “On-Us” ATM transactions (when customers use their cards on their bank’s ATMs) shall be instantly reversed from the current timeline of three (3) days. Also “where instant reversal fails due to any technical issue or system glitch, the timeline for manual reversal shall not exceed 24 hours,” the CBN said. The CBN has ruled: “refunds for failed “Not-on-Us” ATM transactions (where customers use their cards on other banks’ ATMs) shall not exceed 48 hours from the current 3-5 days.”...
Strange Death Kills 11 in 2 Weeks in Bonny Island, Rivers State
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Strange Death Kills 11 in 2 Weeks in Bonny Island, Rivers State

Bonny Island in Rivers state has experienced 11 strange deaths in 2 weeks, leading to officials of the National Center for Desease Control (NCDC) storming the island to collect samples. The strange deaths in Bonny Island are suspected to be due to coronavirus (COVID-19) as the strange disease was said to have led to lost of smell and taste. According to Vanguard, Bonny Graduate Forum (BGF) confirmed the development Saturday in an independent preliminary investigation into the strange deaths and complaints of lost of sense of smell and taste among a number patients undergoing medical attention in various health facilities in the nation’s oil and gas hub.
Court Orders Arrest of Kano council Chairman Over alleged Diversion of Coronavirus Palliatives
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Court Orders Arrest of Kano council Chairman Over alleged Diversion of Coronavirus Palliatives

A bench warrant for the arrest of Kabiru Ado-Panshekara, Chairman of Kumbotso Local Government Council has been issued by a Magistrates’ Court in Kano. The bench warrant was issued after the council chairman failed to appear before the court to answer to charges of criminal breach of trust. Ado-Panshekara who was entrusted with 1,632 forms for the distribution of COVID-19 palliatives, was accused of diverting and giving it out to people it was not meant. Prosecution counsel, Salisu Tahir who accused the council chairman of contravening section 315 of the Penal Code Law and section 26 of Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Law 2008 (as amended), averred that Kabiru Ado-Panshekara was properly served a court summon to appear on May 13 at about 9:00 a.m. Ado-Panshekara's counse...
FG mulls another lockdown, Envisages Spike in Infection Rates
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FG mulls another lockdown, Envisages Spike in Infection Rates

Following its decision to ease the five-week lockdown it imposed on the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Lagos State and Ogun State, the federal government has said it might be forced to proclaim another round of lockdown across the country, saying most Nigerians who went out for their businesses on Monday violated its containment protocols against the spread of the COVID-19. According to the federal government, more Covid-19 infections are expected to be recorded across the country due to such violations. While it lamented the low level of public compliance with its containment protocols, the federal government also said it would be engaging the northern governors to find a way of halting their current resort to evacuating Almajiris from one state to the other, saying such action ...
El-Rufai Promises To Fix General Hospital Rigasa After Complaints On Twitter
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El-Rufai Promises To Fix General Hospital Rigasa After Complaints On Twitter

A Twitter user, Abubakar Yushau, complained about the horrible conditions at the General Hospital Rigasa. Another Twitter user drew the attention of Governor Nasir El-Rufai to the problem. Governor El-Rufai directed the deputy governor, Dr Hadiza Balarabe to pay an unscheduled visit to the hospital. She discovered that the hospital was actually in a terrible state and Governor El-Rufai has promised to take action to remedy the situation.
Nigerians Arrested in Malaysia for Fraud and Cultism
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Nigerians Arrested in Malaysia for Fraud and Cultism

Over 80 Nigerians said to be living illegally in Malaysia were arrested in two raids in Kajang and Puchong last night June 16th. The raids by the Immigration Department started at 10.30pm in Kajang following complaints that most of the Nigerians and other Africans residing in the area were involved in different social vices which includes Cultism and Cybercrime Malaysian Immigration director-general, Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud, who supervised the arrest, said that several department officers were injured during the operation after wrestling with illegals who refused to coperate. According to Khairul Dzaimee, there were 118 foreigners at the first raid at an apartment area with 90 illegals from Nigeria (78), the Philippines (six), Pakistan (one), India (one) and four children, aged o...
Kano Emirate Reveals next Action on Ganduje’s Query
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Kano Emirate Reveals next Action on Ganduje’s Query

The Kano Emirate Council has revealed its next action on the query sent to the Emir Muhammadu Sanusi ll by the Ganduje Government over alleged misappropriation of N3.4 billion. Alhaji Mahe Bashir Wali, the Walin Kano and senior member of the emirate council, confirmed the development in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on Friday. He explained that the council would have to meet and deliberate on the query before responding. “Yes, we (Emirate Council) received the query yesterday (Thursday, June 6), but the council could not respond to it immediately because we have to look into the content of the query before we respond. “The government wants to hear the response of the emir about the allegation but there is no...
South Africa to Appeal against Testosterone Ruling against Intersex athlete, Caster Semenya
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South Africa to Appeal against Testosterone Ruling against Intersex athlete, Caster Semenya

The South African government on Monday said it would lodge an appeal after Olympic champion and intersex athlete,Caster Semenya lost her case challenging new rules forcing female athletes to regulate their testosterone levels. "We'll file the appeal as soon as we possibly can," Vuyo Mhaga, spokesman for the South African sport and recreation ministry, told AFP.= Mhaga said the appeal, to be lodged at the Switzerland Federal Tribunal, would be based on complaints over the judges' past record on similar cases, lack of clarity over how the ruling could be implemented and how the evidence was handled. "It is not explained how the IAAF (the International Association of Athletics Federations) is going to administer those regulations," he said. "We feel that the scientific informa...
Doctor who Infected 90 Persons with HIV Arrested
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Doctor who Infected 90 Persons with HIV Arrested

A doctor has been arrested by the Polic for infecting at least 90 people with HIV, after using a contaminated syringe on them. 90 people including 65 children are believed to have HIV caused by the Pakistan doctor. According to officials, authorities were first alerted last week after 18 children living on the outskirts of the city tested positive for the virus, which causes AIDS, prompting health officials to carry out wider screenings. Dozens of more infections were found. “We have arrested a doctor after receiving complaints from the health authorities,” says Kamran Nawaz, the local police chief heading the case in the southern city of Larkana, on Friday. “We are told that the doctor also has HIV,” he says. “More than 90 people have tested HIV-positive and the number of ch...
Police Arrest 10 Suspected Sim Swap fraudsters in Oyo
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Police Arrest 10 Suspected Sim Swap fraudsters in Oyo

Oyo State Police Command on Thursday announced the arrest of no fewer than 10 suspected members of a syndicate who specialise in withdrawing money from the bank accounts of depositors through fraudulent swapping of SIM cards. Commissioner of Police, Shina Olukolu, who paraded the suspects in Ibadan, told newsmen that they operated by calling their victims’ cellphone numbers and requesting information. “The suspects have confessed to the crime,” he said, adding that the police became aware of the incident on March 14th when one Adeniyi Ige, a security manager at Airtel Network Ltd, reported that his company received complaints from customers regarding withdrawal of various amounts of money from their accounts through fraudulent SIM swapping. Olukolu said that internal investiga...
Lagos State Task Force Arrest Two Suspects for Impersonation and Extortion
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Lagos State Task Force Arrest Two Suspects for Impersonation and Extortion

The Lagos State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences Unit (Task Force) on Monday arrested two suspects for impersonating Officers of the Agency and extorting money from a motorist at Ojota, Lagos. Disclosing details of the incident, Chairman of the Task Force, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi said the two suspects were apprehended by the 'Monitoring and Enforcement Team of the Agency after they had negotiated and collected N15,000 bribe. Egbeyemi stated that preliminary interrogations revealed that the suspects presented themselves as officers of the Agency and arrested a motorist for traffic obstruction by Ojota bus-stop. He said, "They arrested the owner of the vehicle for obstruction at Ojota, drove him down to Bolade bus-stop opposite Task Force office where they negotiated ...
Sani Kaita, ex-Super Eagles Star Dragged to NAPTIP Over Alleged Child Abandonment
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Sani Kaita, ex-Super Eagles Star Dragged to NAPTIP Over Alleged Child Abandonment

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has directed Miss Esther Emiola, who petitioned the agency over alleged child abandonment by ex-international footballer, Sani Kaita, to seek legal action. The directive which is dated Feb. 20, was written to Forthright Chambers, Area 11, Garki, Abuja, which petitioned the agency on behalf of Emiola, its client. The directive, which was signed by one Mr Arinze Mbanefo on behalf of the Director-General of NAPTIP, Mrs Julie Ukaa, was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja by Forthright Chambers. The directive reads in part: “I am directed to refer to your letter on the above subject matter, dated February 14, 2019, and to i...
EFCC Arrests Man Impersonating Custom’s Boss, Hameed Ali
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EFCC Arrests Man Impersonating Custom’s Boss, Hameed Ali

The Ilorin Zonal Office of EFCC on February 20, 2019, arrested one Azeez Yakubu Afolayan for impersonating the Comptroller General, Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali(retd) and using his name to scam job seekers. Afolayan was arrested by EFCC operatives on March 5, 2019 following complaints from one of his victims. Trouble started for him when a staff of the Customs Service, Hasaan Garba Muhammed petitioned the EFCC, accusing him of defrauding innocent Nigerians, seeking employment into the Service. He had so far defrauded them of about N1 million. Under interrogation, he admitted to the crime. He said: “I started duping people since 2017 up till date, I duped about five people, I collected different amount of money from my victims and all of them used to transfer money ...
Onnoghen Gets Seven Days to Respond to Fresh Petition
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Onnoghen Gets Seven Days to Respond to Fresh Petition

                                                     Walter Onnoghen The National Judicial Council (NJC) has given the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, another seven days to respond to a fresh petition against him, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The council, which took the decision yesterday at its emergency meeting in Abuja, also resolved to constitute a complaint panel to look into the various complaints against both Onnoghen and the Acting CJN Justice Tanko Muhammad. In another development, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers, Diego Garcia-Sayán, has warned of an imminent threat to the nation’s judiciary, owing to moves by President Muhammadu Buhari-led executive arm of government to remove the O...
5,000 N’Delta Youths to Benefit from Amnesty Mini-van, Tricycle Scheme
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5,000 N’Delta Youths to Benefit from Amnesty Mini-van, Tricycle Scheme

The Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) has said 5,000 youths from the Niger Delta will benefit from its mini-van and tricycle mobile scheme. It also said that it would train another 1,000 youths in waste management and renewable energy. The Rivers State Liaison Manager Fenibo Jack stated this Monday at the inauguration of its liaison office in Port Harcourt. Jack disclosed that the Rivers State government is collaborating with the University of Port Harcourt and the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to manage waste in line with the global trend. The liaison officer also said youths would be trained as surveillance cadets as part of a wider scheme to get the agitators engaged. He said: “We are grateful to the special adviser for his wisdom to establish this office...
‘I Could Have Been Blinded By a £4 Sex Toy Lady says
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‘I Could Have Been Blinded By a £4 Sex Toy Lady says

A frustrated lady has come out to slam a sex toy company after a battery in a brand new vibrator she bought to pleasure herself exploded. 25-year-old Cassie Esplin from Norwich, bought theBuzz Tongue Finger vibrator from online retailer Lovehoney.co.uk for £4, reduced from £12, but claims when she picked it up the battery pack flew out with such force it hit the ceiling leaving a black mark, according to Mail Online. She said: 'Thank God I wasn't using it. It could have caused some damage. I jumped out of my skin I was in so much shock. 'I just thought "oh my god what has just happened". I was holding it close to my face and it could have hit my eyes. I could have been blinded by a £4 sex toy.' According to Ms. Cassie, she bought the vibrator on the recommendation o...
Woman Locks Housemaid In Toilet When Leaving For Church
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Woman Locks Housemaid In Toilet When Leaving For Church

Operatives of the Lagos State police command said they have arrested a woman who was accused of locking her 14-year-old housemaid in toilet anytime she is leaving for church. The incident happened at an apartment at Baruwa Estate, Ipaja, Lagos. The police alleged that the employer, Mabel Okechukwu, locked the girl, whose name they wouldn’t disclose, up in her toilet when leaving for church last Sunday, adding it was a neighbour who witnessed what happened that invited the police. The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, who briefed the press on the issue yesterday, said, “The arrest took place based on the complaint made by a concerned neighbour on November 4, 2018, at about 1.30pm. The Divisional Police Officer of the Ipaja Division raced to the house. On arrival...
LCCI: Infrastructure Deficit Erodes Nigerian Business’ Competitiveness
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LCCI: Infrastructure Deficit Erodes Nigerian Business’ Competitiveness

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has raised the alarm that high excise duties on locally-produced goods and challenges of exporting made-in-Nigeria products, as well as the inaccessibility of the Lagos ports on account of the bad roads, have created an excruciating business environment, which has seriously hamstrung business activities in the country and eroded the country’s capacity to compete. The LCCI, whose position was contained in a report titled, ‘Infrastructure Deficit in Nigeria: The Way Forward, the LCCI,’ decried the challenges of exporting made-in-Nigeria products to other ECOWAS countries and poor investment climate. The report acknowledged that infrastructure play critical role in promoting economic growth, improving standards of living, poverty reducti...
Vidal ‘Lacked Respect’ For Teammates, Says Barca Manager
Sport

Vidal ‘Lacked Respect’ For Teammates, Says Barca Manager

Barcelona midfielder Arturo Vidal “lacked respect” for his teammates by complaining about social media about not playing enough, the club’s sporting director Pep Segura said Thursday. Chilean international Vidal has started only two games for the Catalan giants since his summer move to the Nou Camp from Bayern Munich. The former Juventus man is up against Croatia’s Ivan Rakitic and Brazilian trio Philippe Coutinho, Arthur and Rafinha for places in a quality-packed Barca midfield. He recently took his frustration out by posting messages on his Instagram account featuring angry or frustrated emojis, notably following Barca’s 4-2 Champions League win over Tottenham. Segura, speaking to the Catalan daily Sport, said: “A professional has to show respect for his team-mates, for the dressin...
Ward Executives Disown Purported Expulsion Of Pally Iriase
Politics

Ward Executives Disown Purported Expulsion Of Pally Iriase

Ward nine (9) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Owan West Local Government Area of Edo has disowned the letter expelling the Deputy Chief Whip of the House of Representatives, Pally Iriase. Iriase.. Messrs Kehinde Ehimiaghe and Chief Ahonsi Ohiokede, Chairman and Secretary of the ward, respectively ,denied knowledge of the letter in a statement issued in Benin on Thursday. The ward executives described the purported letter of expulsion as “embarrassing​ and misleading, and a calculated attempt” to tarnish the image of the lawmaker. “It is a brazing subterfuge and deliberate falsehood to desperately attempt to tarnish the image of the respected leader with unsubstantiated and never sustainable allegations of anti-party activities. “Ward 9 executive committee of APC i...
Tope Alabi in pain As Fraudsters Extort Money Using Her Name
Entertainment

Tope Alabi in pain As Fraudsters Extort Money Using Her Name

Gospel singer, Tope Alabi has cried out over her name being used by fraudsters to swindle innocent people off their hard earned money. Speaking with Saturday Beats, she revealed how complaints were forwarded to her from people who had fallen victim to the fraudsters who disguised as her management and collected money from them. Tope Alabi said, “The pain that these fraudsters have caused me by using my name to extort money from people is too much. “People have been paying money into an account they provided, thinking that I am the one they are relating with. This is so disheartening because even if I need money, I run to God. I am not suspecting anybody at the moment. I got to know about this when people called me to say that they had paid money into a particular account follo...
FRSC Gives Reasons For Drivers License Issuance Problems
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FRSC Gives Reasons For Drivers License Issuance Problems

The Federal road safety commission has responded to complaints against the process of obtaining/renewing of driver's licenses. The commission has released a statement on the matter. It read; We quite acknowledge the pains some people undergo to get captured for LICENSE and the delay in obtaining the permanent Driver’s License. The Corps effort is geared towards ensuring we have a safe motoring environment by putting some checks in the driver’s LICENCE application process. We hope to keep improving in all the processes. Some of the delays are as a result of the following: 1. Gender error 2. Wrong phone numbers 3. Multiple driver’s LICENCE number for one applicant etc Ensure your details are correct when processing your driver’s LICENCE and avoid multiple application while we ho...

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