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Man arrested after his daughter’s corpse was discovered in Adamawa
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Man arrested after his daughter’s corpse was discovered in Adamawa

A man said to be from Mayo-Belwa Town in Mayo-Belwa Local Government Area of Adamawa state, has been arrested after the corpse of his daughter was discovered in a remote area of the town in the state. The father had claimed the 16-year-old girl disappeared on her way home from the market after they had shopped together. Confirming his arrest, spokesperson of the state Police Command DSP Sulaiman Nguroje said anyone found culpable in the case would be brought to justice. Nguroje said; ”The suspect is in Police custody and investigation into the matter is on course. ”A male suspect from Mayo-Belwa LGA was arrested by the Police in the alleged disappearance of his 16-year-old daughter. “The suspect told the Police that he gave his daughter the foodstuff they bought from th...
Family in Imo state Kill and Bury their Son for being too Stubborn (videos)
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Family in Imo state Kill and Bury their Son for being too Stubborn (videos)

A couple and their daughter have been arrested while their son, who is on the run, is wanted over the death of their last child. Mr Lambert Ukachukwu, his wife, their daughter, and their son, Philip, are accused of killing 28-year-old Chukwuebuka at their home in Duruegwele village, Umueze II, in Ehime Mbano Local Government of Imo State. The family accused the deceased of being too stubborn and giving them sleepless nights so they allegedly decided to eliminate him. On September 17, 2021, they hit Chukwuebuka with a piece of wood and left him to die. He was then buried in a shallow grave.   Soon, youths of Duruegwele community noticed Chukwuebuka's absence but when they confronted the family, they were told that Chukwuebuka...
Footballer Dies During Morning Training On The Day He Was Meant To Leave Nigeria For Europe
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Footballer Dies During Morning Training On The Day He Was Meant To Leave Nigeria For Europe

21-year old Nigerian footballer, Okafor Kelechi has died just as he was selected to travel to Europe to play football, according to Vanguard. When Kelechi was selected alongside two of his football team members to travel to Azerbaijan, in  Eastern Europe where he was to be signed on to kick-start his career professionally he felt fate had finally smiled on him. The Anambra-state born started  with Lion heart Football Club domiciled in Ayobo community for three years, where he trained and honed his skills as a right full back,  and sometimes played as a central midfielder. Elated at the news which he described as prayer answered ,  kelechi started shopping for personal effects and other valuables   he would travel with, while his club processed all necessary travel documents. ...
Man drowns inside well in Kwara
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Man drowns inside well in Kwara

The man identified as Abdulfatai Taiye has been drowned inside a well in Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State. The incident occurred at Ile Asaba Compound Offa around 9:15 pm on Saturday, August 21. According to one of the residents, the man was suspected to have been drunk when he fell into the well. "It was the people in the neighbourhood who discovered that there was a person trapped inside the well that alerted the Fire Service in Offa,” the resident said. The Head of Department, Kwara State Fire Service, Hassan Hakeem Adekunle, who confirmed the incident on Sunday, said the corpse was evacuated by its personnel and has since been handed over to the police for further investigation. "It took us few minutes to get there and evacuate the corpse from the well. We h...
Bandits reportedly Kill Engineer after Collecting N11m Ransom in Kaduna
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Bandits reportedly Kill Engineer after Collecting N11m Ransom in Kaduna

Bandits have killed an engineer after collecting N11m ransom in Kaduna State. A source, who has been part of the negotiations for the Baptist College students, disclosed this in an interview with Punch. The source, who did not want to be mentioned because of the sensitive nature of the matter, disclosed this while responding to enquiries about fresh updates on the students held captive by bandits. "There is a company in Kaduna which has a Chinese staff, one local and one other Yoruba engineer. Bandits kidnapped three of them. Negotiation has been going on since last week Thursday. Finally, they now resolved that N11m should be given," the source said. "The person that went to deliver the money; the bandits collected the N11m, shot the Yoruba engineer, killed him and asked t...
Lady found Dead and another Declared Missing in Delta
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Lady found Dead and another Declared Missing in Delta

The decomposing corpse of an unidentified lady has been found around the popular Federal University Junction axis of the East-West Road in Delta state. The corpse was discovered inside a drainage connected to nearby Agbarho River. According to an eyewitness, the lady appeared to have been killed before she was dumped in the drain. Another witness claimed she may have been knocked down by a vehicle. The deceased was seen lying face down in the drain. In a related development, a young lady identified as Stephanie Solomon, pictured above, has been reported missing in Okumagba Avenue area of Warri South council area. Stephanie was reportedly last seen after close of work on Monday July 19 from a plaza close to Total filling station at the Okumagbe Estate Roundabout. One of her fr...
Omowumi Olajide’s hands and neck were tied by her killers – Relative recalls scene murdered Unilorin student was found in
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Omowumi Olajide’s hands and neck were tied by her killers – Relative recalls scene murdered Unilorin student was found in

Omowumi Olajide, the University of Ilorin student found raped and murdered, was stripped naked and her hands tied by her assailants before she was killed, her relative told the court. Testifying at the Kwara State High Court, Ilorin, on Tuesday, July 13, an emotional Mrs Stowe Opeyemi narrated how the victim’s naked corpse was found in a sitting room in the Tanke area of Ilorin. Opeyemi told the court that the deceased, who was her second cousin, was living with one Dr Dupe Shittu. On the day of the incident, Dr Dupe became suspicious when the victim’s phone number was not reachable. Opeyemi said, according to Punch, "Dr Shittu called me on that day that Omowumi’s phone number was not reachable. There and then, two of Dr Shittu’s kids and I went to their house. When we got ...
Yoruba Nation: Police Threatened To Shoot Me When I Demanded My 14-Year-Old Daughter’s Corpse – Victim’s Widowed Mother
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Yoruba Nation: Police Threatened To Shoot Me When I Demanded My 14-Year-Old Daughter’s Corpse – Victim’s Widowed Mother

Jumoke Monsurat Oyeleke, Ifeoluwa Oyeleke, the mother of 14-year-old girl, who was killed during the Yoruba Nation rally in Lagos on Saturday, says that up until now, she has yet to see the corpse of her child, according to The PUNCH. She alleged that when she and her brother visited the Police Station where her corpse was believed to have been taken, the policemen on duty threatened to shoot her and her brother on the legs if they didn’t leave immediately. She added that the policemen also threatened to fire a teargas canister at them. She, however, did not state which Police Station they had visited. The distraught mother-of-four also disclosed that the victim was her first child. Jumoke’s body was found sprawled on the ground in a pool of blood, with her stomach ripped a...
Yoruba Nation Lagos Rally: We Didn’t Fire Live Bullets – Police Speak On Young Girl’s Death
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Yoruba Nation Lagos Rally: We Didn’t Fire Live Bullets – Police Speak On Young Girl’s Death

The Nigeria Police Force, Lagos Command has reacted to the death of a teenage girl during the Yoruba Nation rally in Ojota. Public Relations Officers, Muyiwa Adejobi called “the rumour” a calculated attempt to create confusion and fears in the minds of the people. The spokesman declared that officers did not fire a single live bullet during the demonstration. Adejobi said the corpse was found wrapped and abandoned at a distance, far from Ojota venue of the rally, behind MRS Filling Station, inward Maryland. The location, he explained, is on the other side of the venue and has dried blood stains suggesting that the corpse is not fresh. “After a close look at the corpse, a wound suspectedly sustained from a sharp object was seen on it,” he said. Adejobi stressed that th...
Kidnapper shot dead while attempting to collect ransom in Kogi
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Kidnapper shot dead while attempting to collect ransom in Kogi

A kidnapper has been killed as he attempted to collect ransom in Abobo village in Okehi Local Government Council of Kogi state. The suspect was shot dead by Men of Okehi Local Government Professional Hunters around 5.23am on Tuesday, June 29. It was gathered that the three-man kidnap gang came from a hideout around Abobo area, behind Itakpe, metres from the highway. The hunters engaged the gang in a gun duel, killing one of them instantly. The other two who sustained injuries managed to escape. The hunters eventually rescued the victims held captive in the area and reportedly combed the forest for fleeing kidnappers. The corpse of the slain man and a gun recovered have been handed over to the DPO in charge of Okehi division, Mr Ovanja Yakubu, for further investigation. ...
Davido’s crew member, Obama DMW is dead
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Davido’s crew member, Obama DMW is dead

A member of Davido Music Worldwide crew, Obama DMW is dead. Though what led to Obama's death is still unclear at the moment, it was however learnt that he died at a hospital in Lekki, Lagos today June 29. Insiders revealed that the deceased had driven himself to the hospital where he was admitted after complaining of having difficulty in breathing. He however died shortly after. A video shared by media personality N6, showed friends and loved at the hospital where he died. His corpse has been deposited in the mortuary ahead of his burial tomorrow, June 30. Here are some posts from some of his friends confirming his death below.......
Two Hunters Shoot and Injure six Mourners During burial in Edo
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Two Hunters Shoot and Injure six Mourners During burial in Edo

The Edo State Police Command has arrested two hunters, John Ebatame and Moses Okoyomon, for shooting and injuring six persons at a burial in Esan South-East Local Government Area of the state. Spokesman of the command, SP Kontongs Bello, who disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Benin, said the men were alleged to have committed the offence during the burial of one Late Martina Rabi at Ama Community. "On 25/06/2021 at about 1900hrs, Edo State Police Command through the Divisional Police Officer, Agbede Division, CSP Iredia Ogiata received information that there is an ongoing shooting at Ama Community. On receipt of the information, the DPO swiftly mobilized police operatives from the Division to the scene of the incident," he stated. "On arrival, preliminary investigation...
ESN kills, Beheads Native Doctor over Charm failure
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ESN kills, Beheads Native Doctor over Charm failure

The Eastern Security Network, ESN, a security wing of the Southeast Secessionist group, Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has allegedly killed their native doctor, Paschal Okeke from Umudim-Ukwu Orji, Awomama in Oru East Local Government Area of Imo State over failure of charm he prepared to protect them against police bullet. The development was disclosed in a statement on Saturday by the media adviser to the Imo State Commissioner of Police, Mike Abattam. According to the statement, the ESN shot the juju priest severally, beheaded him before setting the corpse and the man’s house on fire. The angry fighters alleged that the native doctor prepared an impotent charm for them which according to them, led to the death of several members during gun battle against security operat...
Day-old baby found in a well in Kano
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Day-old baby found in a well in Kano

The Kano State Fire Service has recovered the corpse of a suspected day-old baby girl from a well in Tsalle Village, Gezawa Local Government Area of Kano State. Spokesperson of the agency in the state, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi said the corpse was recovered on Thursday June 10 after they received a distress call at about 12:25 p.m from one Abubakar Ahmed-Dandago. The baby girl was brought out of the well dead and has now been handed over to Gezawa Divisional Police Station for further investigation.
Amotekun Arrest Suspected Body parts Dealer in Ibadan
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Amotekun Arrest Suspected Body parts Dealer in Ibadan

A suspected human parts dealer, Mutius Abdul-Rasheed, has been arrested by operatives of the Oyo State Security Network popularly referred to as Amotekun The 40-year-old when interrogated said he is part of a syndicate that exhumes the corpse of deceased persons and sells their vital organs to prospective buyers. Abdul-Rasheed who was paraded with some of the human parts said; 'We only exhume bodies that are known to us because we must know the dead person when he or she was alive. We must also know his or her name as well as the mother’s name. Knowing the mother’s name of the dead person that we want to sell the body parts attracts extra cost from those that buy the human parts from us.” Commandant of Amotekun Corps in the state, Col Olayinka Olayanju (retd), while p...
Fiancé Arrested as Body of NSCDC Officer who went Missing Days to her Wedding is Found Buried in Shallow Grave
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Fiancé Arrested as Body of NSCDC Officer who went Missing Days to her Wedding is Found Buried in Shallow Grave

The corpse of officer a Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) officer who went missing 18 months ago has been discovered in a shallow grave in Obi Local Government Area of Benue State. The deceased, Josephine Cynthia Inalegwu Onche, who was serving at an NSCDC post in the Otukpo area of the state, was declared missing a few days to her wedding with fiance, Christopher in December 2019. She was said to have gone to the market to buy some items in preparation for her wedding but never made it back home. It was gathered that her body was exhumed from a shallow grave in a neighbouring local government to Otukpo last week. According to one of the deceased’s colleagues, all efforts to locate her prove abortive until a commercial motorcyclist disclosed where she was bu...
Nigerian man Dies after he was Bitten by a Snake allegedly ‘sent’ by Unknown person
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Nigerian man Dies after he was Bitten by a Snake allegedly ‘sent’ by Unknown person

A Nigerian man identified as Anthony Oregon has died after he was bitten by a poisonous snake friends claimed was sent by someone. According to Shadrack Okpomhe, someone called the deceased to inform him that pigs were feeding on his crops. However, on getting to his farm, he saw a snake instead. He immediately tried to go back but the snake flew at him and bit him on the leg. Although Tony managed to kill the snake, he didn't survive the poisonous bite. The deceased was laid to rest on May 26, after a funeral mass at Saint Philomena Catholic Church in Edo State. "Someone called him to inform him about his crops been eaten by pigs, and getting to the farm that evening just a stone throw from the house , he saw the giant snake and immediately went back, according to him,...
Three year old Dies after Falling into Well in Kano
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Three year old Dies after Falling into Well in Kano

A three-year-old boy has died after he fell into a well in  Gaida, Kumbotso Local Government Area of Kano state on Wednesday, May 19. Confirming the incident to newsmen, the Public Relations Officer of the Kano Fire Service, Saminu Abdullahi, said the service received a distress call and acted promptly. However, on getting to the scene of the incident, the victim had died and his body was recovered from the well. “We received a distress call on Wednesday from one Auwalu Muhammad at about 4 p.m. On receiving the information, we quickly sent a rescue team to the scene at about 4. 42p.m and the corpse was brought out of the well. The corpse was handed over to the father, Musa Isa, for burial” he said. He said the service was investigating the cause of the incident.
Man found hanged beside a police station in Okota
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Man found hanged beside a police station in Okota

A man was found hanged in front of a shop beside a police station in Okota. The topless man was found on Saturday Morning, May 15. Prior to his death, the man, said to be a bike rider, was reportedly seen in the area the night before, at about 10pm. A witness said police arrived at the scene at about 8:00am today after the man was found hanged, but left without moving the corpse. Residents and shop owners in the area are asking that the corpse of the man be removed soon. Locals who saw the man's corpse are said to have expressed suspicion that there might be foul play involved in his death. Below are screenshots of messages sent to LIB. See video of police arriving at the scene.
Three Students Receive 27 and 3 Year Jail Terms for Killing Nigerian in Cyprus
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Three Students Receive 27 and 3 Year Jail Terms for Killing Nigerian in Cyprus

A court in Cyprus has sentenced threepeople linked to the murder of a Nigerian student, Walshak Augustine Ngok to jail. Court president Nüvit Gazi, Senior Judge ?erife Kâtip and Judge Umut ?nan of Lefkosa High Criminal Court, delivered judgement on the murder incident which occurred in Northern Cyprus in 2019 on Monday May 10, 2021. The main suspect, Chrstopher Ezeh, a Nigerian was sentenced to 27 years, while Nana Nkansah, a Ghanaian and Wayne Moyo, a Zimbabwean who helped transport the body were sentenced to three years each. 11 males and 1 female were initially arrested after 25-year-old Walshak Ngok's corpse was found in a forest area in Haspolat - Tashkent highway on Friday, April 19. Christopher Ezeh later confessed to killing Augustine who...
Missing IMSU law Student Found Dead in Imo Mortuary
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Missing IMSU law Student Found Dead in Imo Mortuary

An undergraduate of Imo State University (IMSU), who was declared missing, has been found dead 5 days after. Kingsley Chiwueze, a 300-level law student, was declared missing on Monday, April 26, after he could not be reached on the phone and his whereabouts remained unknown. Chuwueze, a native of Oguta Local Government Area of the state, was involved in student union politics and declared his intention to run for the office of Senate President of the National Association of Imo State Students two weeks ago. The President of the Students Union Government of IMSU, Arinze Oguike, who confirmed the development on Sunday, May 2, said the corpse of the law undergraduate was found in the morgue of Umuguma General Hospital, Owerri. He said some students stormed the mortuary and the...
Bring our sister’s corpse, we want to see her – family members of murdered Akwa Ibom job seeker, Iniobong Umoren, cry out
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Bring our sister’s corpse, we want to see her – family members of murdered Akwa Ibom job seeker, Iniobong Umoren, cry out

The family members of murdered Akwa Ibom job seeker, Iniobong Umoren, were filmed asking to see their sister's corpse today, May 2. Iniobong was raped and murdered after she went on Twitter to announce she was looking for a job. Someone had sent her a message about a job opening and invited her for an interview. She informed family members and her friend and kept them updated until the final call where she was heard screaming. Umoh Uduak, the friend who was checking up on Ini Umoren when she left for the interview and raised alarm when she didn't hear from her again, has been retweeting posts that alleged the man fingered in connection with Ini's murder is in the habit of doing such and he's in it together with his family members. She also retweeted a tweet claiming the all...
Family storm Police H/Q over job seeker murdered in Akwa Ibom
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Family storm Police H/Q over job seeker murdered in Akwa Ibom

The family of late Miss Iniobong Umoren, the job seeker murdered in Akwa Ibom State over the weekend, Sunday, stormed the police Headquarters, Ikot Akpan Abia, demanding to see the corpse of the deceased. Some of them in a viral video on social media lamented that they were not involved in the matter, insisting that seeing the corpse would convince them if their sister was actually the person murdered or not . Reacting, the Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Odiko MacDon, said the family members came to the police to demand for update on the murder of the deceased. He assured that as far as the matter was concerned that no stone would be left unturned to ensure justice for the victim. His words, “All I know is that they were at the Headquarters today and I have addressed them and th...
Suspected Bandits Kill Kogi Pension Commissioner, Adebayo Solomon
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Suspected Bandits Kill Kogi Pension Commissioner, Adebayo Solomon

A Commissioner in the Kogi State Pension Board, Hon. Adebayo Solomon (Akeweje) has been killed by unknown gunmen on Saturday evening, May 1. According to reports, he was killed by suspected bandits along Yagba – Ilorin Road in Kogi State. Late Adebayo's driver, who also got shot, managed to drive the vehicle to Egbe town before he eventually collapsed. He was still unconscious at press time Saturday night. The corpse of the deceased Commissioner has been deposited at the ECWA Hospital mortuary in Egbe. The State Government was yet to react to the development. This incident comes days after a Senator representing Edo Central in the National Assembly, Clifford Ordia, was twice attacked on Okene-Lokoja and Lokoja-Abaji roads by bandits in Kogi State on his way to Abuja from Ed...
NSCDC Operative Shot Dead as Gunmen Invade UNIBEN Bursar’s Residence
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NSCDC Operative Shot Dead as Gunmen Invade UNIBEN Bursar’s Residence

An operative of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Edo State Command, was killed when gunmen suspected to be kidnappers invaded the private residence of Victor Imagbe, the Bursar of University of Benin. Spokesperson of NSCDC in the state, Ogbebor Efosa, who confirmed the incident gave the name of the dead officer as Ugiagbe Alex Osaghae. It was gathered that the kidnappers stormed Imagbe's residence at Ogheghe community in Ikpoba-Okha local government area on Thursday, April 22, at about 2:45 am. The gunmen opened fire on the NSCDC officer as they entered the compound, killing him on the spot but the Bursar managed to escape. The hoodlums were said to have made away with Osaghae' official riffle. The corpse of the officer was said to have been deposit...
Man allegedly Robs and Kills Married Woman in Benue after Rape Attempt, Dumps body in well
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Man allegedly Robs and Kills Married Woman in Benue after Rape Attempt, Dumps body in well

The Benue State Police Command has arrested a man who allegedly robbed and strangled a businesswoman to death after alleged rape attempt. It was gathered that the suspect identified as Benjamin Terungwa Agura, had on April 7, 2021, allegedly murdered Ruth Mbachilin, a yam trader, and dumped her body in a well near Uchi Mbakor in Tarka ocal Government Area of Benue State According to reports, the suspect called the deceased on pretext of selling yam to her. When she arrived, he took her to Wanune and from there to to his compound in Uchi Mbakor, where he allegedly killed her. Police operatives arrested Terungwa and after days of interrogation he confessed to the murder and on Friday, April 16,  led the police to the well where the corpse was exhumed. Facebook user, Garshagu Atovig...
A Customs Officer Shot Me, Told My Wife To Come For My Corpse – Clearing Agent
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A Customs Officer Shot Me, Told My Wife To Come For My Corpse – Clearing Agent

Adeyemi Salau is a 33-year-old clearing agent in Lagos State. In this interview, he tells TOBI AWORINDE how an officer with the Federal Operations Unit of the Nigeria Customs Service shot him in the leg at Berger checkpoint after the vehicle he picked up was successfully cleared When and why were you shot by a Customs officer? The incident happened on March 17, 2021 at Port and Terminal Multiservices Limited on Tin Can Island, Lagos State. I was driving a 2019 Toyota RAV4 out with my client, who owns the car, sitting beside me. The Valuation Unit of the Nigeria Customs Service had given me a compromised value for the car, which I had paid. The vehicle was released from Customs and it came out that same day. When I got to Berger Yard, I was stopped by the (NCS) Federal Operations ...
Heartbreaking video of Nigerian mum explaining how her son was allegedly shot dead in front of her by police officers in Rivers state
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Heartbreaking video of Nigerian mum explaining how her son was allegedly shot dead in front of her by police officers in Rivers state

A chilling video of a Nigerian mum, Mrs. Victoria Agori, sharing gory details of how her 21-year-old son, Daniel, was allegedly shot dead in front of her on the 11th of May, 2019, by officers of the Inspector-General of Police Monitoring Unit in Alu, Rivers state, after they accused him of being a member of a kidnapping gang, has been shared online. The woman who was also arrested narrated how policemen allegedly inserted a stick inside her private part. While giving an account of what transpired, Mrs. Agori who couldn't control her tears, told Root TV that her son and his fiancee had a domestic issue with her daughter, Felicia Agori, over a piece of cloth. Felicia got angry, and to teach her brother and his fiancee a lesson, she invited her boyfriend, Victor Nelson who is an off...
Gunmen kill Catholic priest, three parishioners in Benue
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Gunmen kill Catholic priest, three parishioners in Benue

Gunmen have killed a Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Moses Fanem Ngugban and three parishioners in Agu Centre, Mbatyula/Mberev council ward in Katsina-Ala local government area of Benue State. It was gathered that the incident happened around 7:00 am on Tuesday, March 30, when the church was rounding off its morning mass. Several houses were said to have been set ablaze during the attack said to have been carried out by the gunmen. One of the residents who spoke to Nigerian Tribune said the gunmen stormed the village around 7:00 am and demanded to see the parish priest. "We directed them to go inside but within split seconds we heard gunshots and everyone scampered for safety. By the time we came back, the Rev. Fr. and others were found dead" he said. Katsina-Ala local gov...
Woman who killed co-wife in Niger state suspected to have burnt her two stepdaughters to death in 2018
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Woman who killed co-wife in Niger state suspected to have burnt her two stepdaughters to death in 2018

The 24-year-old woman, Aminu Aliyu, who allegedly killed her husband's new wife is suspected to be the one that burnt her two stepdaughters to death in 2018. LIB reported that the newlywed, Fatima Aliyu was allegedly beaten to death with a pestle and her body set on fire by Amina in Minna, Niger state on Tuesday March 23, seven weeks after her wedding. Amina and her three alleged accomplices have since been arrested. Aliyu Abdullahi Dayi, the husband, who spoke to our Daily Trust, said the manner in which Amina killed his new wife suggested that she is responsible for the death of his two daughters who died in a mysterious fire incident in 2018. While narrating what had happened, Dabi said he was not around when the incident happened but someone called him around 3pm on Tuesda...
Lifeless body of 20-year-old lady found inside a gutter in Enugu (graphic)
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Lifeless body of 20-year-old lady found inside a gutter in Enugu (graphic)

The Enugu state Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Command, CP Mohammed Ndatsu Aliyu, psc, has ordered the State CID to carry out a full-scale investigation to unravel the circumstances surrounding the death of a young lady identified as Orji Chiamaka Precious Gold, aged 20, whose lifeless body was found in the gutter, along Presidential Road, Independence Layout, Enugu. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, states that her body was evacuated to the hospital, following information received in the early hours of Monday, March 29 by Police Operatives attached to New Haven Police Division. Ndukwe said the doctors on duty confirmed her dead while the corpse was deposited in the mortuary for preservation and autopsy. The police spoke...
Woman Arrested for Killing her one Month Baby; Blames her Baby Daddy
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Woman Arrested for Killing her one Month Baby; Blames her Baby Daddy

A 35yrs old woman, Sukurat Olajoke has been arrested by men of Ogun state police command after she killed her one month old baby, and dumped the corpse in Ogun river. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, says the suspect was arrested, when policemen attached to Enugada divisional headquarters Abeokuta who were on routine patrol with the Dpo SP Baba Hamzat saw the woman throwing something suspicious into the river. The suspicious behavior of the woman, after throwing the object into the river attracted the policemen who quickly apprehended her for questioning. "It was on interrogation that the suspect, who lives at Agboole Alakoye area of Igbo Ora in Oyo state, confessed that what she threw into the river was the...
Police Recover Corpse of Day Old Baby abandoned beside a hospital in Lagos
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Police Recover Corpse of Day Old Baby abandoned beside a hospital in Lagos

The lifeless body of a day-old baby lying beside Ayinke hospital in Lagos was recovered by police operatives attached to the Ikeja Division of the Lagos State Police Command, on Saturday, March 20. According to a statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Ademuyiwa Adejobi, the police officers responded to a call from the Security Department of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, alerting it of the corpse of the baby. Adejobi said having discovered the corpse of the baby, the command contacted the State Environmental Health Monitoring Unit that evacuated the corpse. He said the baby was suspected to have been abandoned by his mother and must have been exposed to risks that caused his death. Adejobi added that the ...
Gunmen kidnap, kill former Sokoto Governor, Senator Wamakko’s personal aide
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Gunmen kidnap, kill former Sokoto Governor, Senator Wamakko’s personal aide

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have killed Abba Abbey Gidan Haki, the personal aide to former Sokoto State Governor, Senator Aliyu Wamakko.   The Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to Senator Wamakko, Bashir Rabe Mani, who confirmed the incident said that Abbey,50, was abducted on Thursday night, March 18.   His corpse was found dumped along a road to Durbawa town in Kware Local Government Area of Sokoto on Friday, March 19.     The deceased was buried on Friday night according to Islamic rites. His funeral prayer was led by the Chief Imam of Sheikh Uthman Bin Fodiyo Juma’at Mosque, Sokoto, Sheikh Abubakar Shehu Na Liman.   The funeral prayer was attended by Senator Wamakko, the Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji Muhammad...
Man Found Dead in Port Harcourt with hands and Feet tied
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Man Found Dead in Port Harcourt with hands and Feet tied

The Rivers State Police Command has recovered the lifeless body of a man suspected to have been murdered by unknown persons. It was gathered that the hands and feet of the man identified as Onyeka Onuorah, were bound and the body tied to a mast belonging to a telecommunications company on Abel Jumbo Street, Mile Two axis of Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital. Residents of the area discovered the body on Wednesday, March 17 and immediately alerted the police Spokesperson of the command, Nnamdi Omoni, who confirmed the incident to Punch on Wednesday, said that the man might have been murdered. "I can confirm a case of murder reported by the Divisional Police Officer, Azikiwe Police Station this morning where a corpse was seen on Abel Jumbo Street, Mile Two, Diobu, Po...
Headless Body of a Woman with her blood drained found in Uncompleted Building in Delta community
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Headless Body of a Woman with her blood drained found in Uncompleted Building in Delta community

A beheaded corpse of an unidentified woman was discovered in an uncompleted building at Ozoro community in Isoko North council area of Delta state. It was gathered that the corpse was found on Sunday afternoon, March 7. It is suspected to be a ritual murder as blood was reportedly drained from the corpse. Details of the incident are still sketchy, however, spokesperson of the Delta State Police Command, DSP Edafe Bright, confirmed the development on the telephone to The Nation. “It is confirmed. The Police is doing their best to see if those people (suspects) can be arrested. The corpse of a lady was found with her head chopped off and her blood drained. The suspects went with her head and the blood." he stated. See screenshots from the disturbing footage taken at the scene...
Police Recover Corpse of Woman Found with her Vital Organs Missing in Bayelsa
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Police Recover Corpse of Woman Found with her Vital Organs Missing in Bayelsa

Men of Bayelsa State Police Command have recovered a mutilated corpse of a woman suspected to have been killed for ritual purposes. The yet-to-be-identified female corpse was found at School to Land Project, Edepie, Yenagoa on Thursday, March 4, 2021, at about 08:30 am. Spokesperson of the command, Asinim Butswat, who confirmed the incident said the woman's vitals organs are missing. "Preliminary investigation reveals that vital organs such as eyes, ears, nose and tongue were removed allegedly for rituals purpose" The corpse has been removed and deposited at the Federal Medical Centre’s mortuary for autopsy. "The Commissioner of Police Bayelsa State Command, CP Mike Okoli, has ordered detectives to fish out the culprits. And the investigation is ongoing.” he added.
UNIOSUN Teaching Hospital Denies Invasion by Hoodlums, Snatching of Corpses
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UNIOSUN Teaching Hospital Denies Invasion by Hoodlums, Snatching of Corpses

  The management of Osun State University, UNIOSUN teaching hospital has denied a report that hoodlums invaded the hospital last week to retrieve the corpse of a patient who died of COVID-19. The report said the family of a deceased COVID-19 patient invited hoodlums to carry their corpses from the hospital without obeying NCDC guidelines. There were reports on Tuesday that hoodlums attacked the hospital and allegedly unplugged the life-support machines of some patients in the Accident and Emergency Unit. A statement by the Public Relations Officer, Ayodele Adeyemo, on Sunday confirmed that two patients who were admitted to the Holding Bay died before the result of their COVID-19 test was released. The result which came after their death confirmed that the patients d...
Final Year Katsina Varsity Student Drowns in Dam
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Final Year Katsina Varsity Student Drowns in Dam

A final year student of the Federal University Dutsinma, FUDMA, Yusuf Abbas, has died while swimming at Zobe dam, in Dutsin-ma Local Government Area of Katsina State. Abbas, a student of Geography Department had gone to the Dam along with some friends to relax on February 12. It was gathered that Abbas' corpse was retrieved and taken to his country home in Kano, where he was buried. The SUG President, Aliyu Sale Damaga, confirmed the incident in a statement published by his S.A on Media & Publicity, Aliyu Bashir Maiyaseen. PREAMBLE: CONDOLENCE MESSAGE TO THE FAMILY, FUDMITES AND SCHOOL MANAGEMENT AT LARGE, OVER THE DEMISE OF ABBAS YUSUF (400Lvl, Geography dept) I regret to announce the death of Abbas Yusuf, a final year student from Geography department, Federal Univ...
Three Politicians in Governor Zulum’s Convoy Die in Car Accident
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Three Politicians in Governor Zulum’s Convoy Die in Car Accident

Three politicians who were on Governor Babagana Zulum's convoy have died in an auto crash which occurred on their way back from Mafa, the Borno governor’s hometown. The late politicians and former governor of the state, Senator Kashim Shettima, APC's caretaker chairman, Speaker of Borno State House of Assembly and other party faithfuls had arrived Mafa in Zulum's motorcade for revalidation of his party membership in his local ward of Lamisula. Eyewitnesses told Channels Television that the politicians who were driving in one of the pilot jeeps, died after the vehicle lost a tire, swerved off the road and began to somersault. Among the deceased is the Chief of Kanuri people in Lagos, Mai Masa Mohammed. The Governor was also reportedly among those who transported corpse of the l...
Three men arrested for beating 23-year-old to death over alleged phone theft in Ogun
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Three men arrested for beating 23-year-old to death over alleged phone theft in Ogun

Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested three men who beat a 23-year- old man to death over an alleged phone theft.   According to the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the three men identified as Ugo Obi, Chinonso Jude and Chibuke Samson, all of MTN street Iju Ota, were arrested following a report by one Ajibade Gbenga who reported at Onipanu divisional headquarters that his son Samuel Ajibade was alleged to have stolen two handsets by the suspects, consequent upon which the three suspects jointly beat him to state of comma.   Oyeymi said Ajibade informed the police that the deceased was rushed to general hospital ota for medical attention but was confirmed dead on arrival, by the doctor on duty. Upon the report, the...
Man Killed his Girlfriend for Texting Another man in Delta State
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Man Killed his Girlfriend for Texting Another man in Delta State

One Mr. Happyman has been arrested over the murder of his girlfriend, Orie Evusi who was declared missing four days ago. A police investigation was launched after the deceased who left her home on Sunday January 17, 2021 never returned. OgharaVoice reported that Orie's boyfriend who is a commercial motorcyclist (Okada man) was the prime suspect and was allegedly caught attempting to take his own life by drinking a poisonous substance. His neighbours who saw him, rushed him to the hospital after raising an alarm. Upon being interrogated after regaining consciousness, Happyman said he killed his girlfriend because she was texting another man on her phone. The Okada man also took police officers to Unoghovo bush where he deposited her corpse.
Five-year-old Boy Found Dead Inside Car in Imo
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Five-year-old Boy Found Dead Inside Car in Imo

A five-year-old boy who went missing after his parents sent him on an errand has been found dead inside a parked car in a compound at Ishiuzor, Egbu Community, in Owerri North council area of Imo State. The Nation reports that the boy was found dead at a compound in the neighborhood where he was sent to buy sachet water.  “he was sent to buy pure water at a particular compound in the neighbourhood. The boy never came back. A search party was launched for the boy and he was never found till after five days. His corpse was eventually found on the fifth day at the same compound where he was sent to buy pure water. As we speak the matter has been reported at the police station because the parents of the boy are threatening fire and brimstone. The accused woman and her husband have b...
Nigerian Woman Charged with Murdering her Four-year-old Son in the UK
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Nigerian Woman Charged with Murdering her Four-year-old Son in the UK

A Nigerian woman has been charged with murdering her four-year-old son in the UK, a court has heard. Oluwakemi Badare, 36, is accused of killing Kingswealth Bayode at her home in Plumstead, south-east London by allegedly drowning him in a bath. The child was reportedly discovered "lifeless" on Sunday, December 27. Badare, who is being held at Bronzefield Prison was represented by a lawyer for the 10-minute administrative hearing at the Old Bailey last week. The court was told that emergency services were called to the address in Invermore Place on Sunday shortly before 8am, where the boy was found dead. Badare was arrested at the scene and taken into custody before being charged. She subsequently appeared at Bromley Magistrates' Court on Monday and was remanded in custody. ...
Man beats his girlfriend to death in Ogun
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Man beats his girlfriend to death in Ogun

Thirty-one-year-old, Rexlawson Jonson, pictured above, who is an indigene of Ebonyi State, was arrested by men of the Ogun State police command on October 30 over the alleged gruesome murder of his 26-year-old girlfriend, Patricia John. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, states that the arrest of the suspect followed a report by one Adebayo Aladesuyi who is a manager of “MOLAYO HOTEL” Ibafo who reported that while they were carrying out a routine check of the hotel room, they discovered the dead body of the occupant of one of the rooms with bruises on her neck suggesting that the deceased might have been strangulated.   ''On the strength of the report, the DPO Ibafo division Csp Jide Joshua led his detectives to the scene...
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Dead Man “Breathing” In Imo After Corpse Was Exhumed 1 Year After His Death

Villagers in Umuoji, Amucha, in Imo state, were left in shock when the corpse of a dead man was exhumed and they discovered he was still "breathing" and his body was yet to decay. In a video shared online, a crowd is seen gathered around a casket with the body of a dead man inside it. "He's breathing, he's breathing," those in the crowd say in shock. The man reportedly died on November 20, 2019, and was buried on 8 October, someone in the video is heard saying. Another voice is heard saying the man has been dead for one whole year and has been buried for over three weeks yet he's still breathing. Another voice in the video interjected, saying the man has been buried for almost a year. "Since I was born, I've never heard a thing like this but now I've seen it with my two ...
Gunmen murder Council Director in Ekiti
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Gunmen murder Council Director in Ekiti

A Director in the Ekiti State Local Government Service Commission, Mr David Jejelowo was on Monday September 14, shot dead by some unknown gunmen.   The deceased was reportedly shot dead at his residence located at Umesi street, Igirigiri Area of Ado-Ekiti metropolis.   Ekiti police spokesperson, Mr. Sunday Abutu said Jejelowo suffered the attack around 1:00 am on Monday. Though the police have not been able to ascertain the intention of the assailants, it was gathered that the corpse has been evacuated to the morgue of the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti.   Abutu said;   “I can confirm to you that the man named David Jejelowo was killed at his residence at Umesi street, Odo Ado area of Ado Ekiti early this morning (Monday) by a...
Girl Commits Suicide Over Continuous Fights with Brother in Lagos
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Girl Commits Suicide Over Continuous Fights with Brother in Lagos

A 20-year-old girl identified as Sherifat Suleiman has reportedly committed suicide over incessant fights with her brother. The incident occurred at about 4pm on Sunday July 12, in Isawo area of Ikorodu, Lagos state.  It was gathered that the deceased who lived in a two-room apartment with her brother, was preparing for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) before taking her life. She reportedly began writhing in pain after ingesting a poisonous substance she bought. Neighbours who found her lying on the floor with whitish discharges from her mouth, said she died while being rushed to the hospital. Vanguard reported that residents of the area said the girl decided to commit suicide when she could no longer withstand the physical and psychological assa...
Man’s Body Found in a Bush with his Legs and Hands Tied
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Man’s Body Found in a Bush with his Legs and Hands Tied

The corpse of an unknown man has been found in a bush around C to C junction Agbo Ngrinze at Okigwe express road, Amichi, Anambra State. It is speculated that the deceased whose hands and legs were found tied, struggled with those who murdered him. Facebook user, Onwuka Udonsi Kalu wrote;   Unknown Man's Hands and Legs Tied and Killed In Anambra, dumped In The Bush A middle age man was found dead along C to C junction Agbo Ngrinze, Okigwe express road,Amichi, Anambra State. His hands and legs were tied. From the look of things, he struggled before his died.It is unclear who killed him.  
55-year-old Man Hacked to Death by Unknown Persons in Imo
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55-year-old Man Hacked to Death by Unknown Persons in Imo

A 55-year-old man has been hacked to death by yet-to-be-identified persons in Ahaba Orodo community area in Imo state. The spokesperson of the state police command, Ikeikwu Orlando, in a statement released today June 22, said operatives of the Divisional Police Headquarters, Mbaitoli acting on a report earlier made to the station, moved to an isolated area around the Ahaba Orodo Community School and found the corpse of the 55-year-old man identified as Patrick Uchenwoke, in the pool of his own blood.   ''Operatives discovered that he had a deep machete cut at the back of his head, while a bicycle and bible was seen beside the corpse, thus suggesting that he must have been murdered while going or returning from church.'' the statement read Ikeokwu said the state Commissione...

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