Tuesday, November 30

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”Fake news” Ministry of Information reacts to report Claiming Lai Mohammed has denied saying nobody died at Lekki tollgate
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”Fake news” Ministry of Information reacts to report Claiming Lai Mohammed has denied saying nobody died at Lekki tollgate

The Ministry of Information and Culture has described as ''fake news'' reports claiming the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has recanted his comment on the Lekki tollgate. The Minister has always insisted that no one died in the Lekki tollgate shooting that happened on October 20, 2020. The Lagos state Jucidial panel of inquiry into the unfortunate incident, turned in its report to the state government on Monday, November 15, in which it confirmed that some people did die during the shooting incident and that the police and Nigerian Army are culpable of the killings. Many Nigerians have since been waiting for the Minister to comment on the findings of the panel of inquiry. The Ministry of Information via its Facebook page has denied claims that the Minister ...
Nigerian army denies shooting civilians and indiscriminately burning houses during Enugu community raid
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Nigerian army denies shooting civilians and indiscriminately burning houses during Enugu community raid

The 82 Division of Nigerian Army, Enugu has denied shooting and burning of houses in Mgbowo Community, Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State. This comes after videos circulated online on Monday, November 1 showing Soldiers indiscriminately shooting at civilian homes in the community. The army, says it only carried out a night raid at a suspected Indigenous People of Biafra/Eastern Security Network (IPOB/ESN) hideout located in the community, and that two ring leaders of IPOB/ ESN were arrested. This was contained in a statement on Tuesday by the Acting Deputy Director Public Relations, 82 Division Nigerian Army, Major Abubakar Abdullahi, which said the suspects were currently undergoing interrogation . According to Abdullahi: “Contrary to IPOB/ESN propaganda video, th...
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...
Liverpool’s win at Leeds marred by Elliott injury
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Liverpool’s win at Leeds marred by Elliott injury

Liverpool ran out 3-0 winners at Leeds but the result was marred by a serious leg injury sustained to Harvey Elliott and red card to Pascal Struijk. After goals from Mohamed Salah - his 100th in the Premier League - and Fabinho, the game took an unfortunate twist when Elliott suffered the injury on 59 minutes in a challenge with Pascal Struijk, who received a controversial red card after a VAR review. Play was halted for a number of minutes early in the second half as Elliott received treatment from Liverpool's medical staff. Sky Sports' co-commentator Gary Neville said: "The most important thing is the boy but I'm not sure it's a red card. The red card is a result of the injury rather than the tackle." Sadio Mane, after spurning a hatful of chances, scored in injury-time to w...
Man kills 7-year-old daughter to avenge wife’s infidelity
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Man kills 7-year-old daughter to avenge wife’s infidelity

A Nigerian man identified as, John Emmanuel, reportedly killed his 7-year-old daughter in a bid to avenge his wife’s infidelity. According to a report by Vanguardngr, the suspect killed the young girl identified as, Favour, following news that his wife had married a Sierra Leonean in the United States of America and was pregnant for the foreigner. He would go on to bury her body in a shallow grave before fleeing the area. Neighbors who had not seen Favour for sometime, became curious when they did not see her father too. One of them was said to have alerted others upon discovering a newly dug shallow grave behind their building. In the inquisitive neighbour’s attempt to ascertain what was buried , he reportedly discovered it was Favour. Neighbours concluded the deceased’s f...
Governor Lalong Sacks 532 Workers over Falsified Records
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Governor Lalong Sacks 532 Workers over Falsified Records

Governor Simon Lalong has sacked 532 civil servants in Plateau state over falsified records. He said this was uncovered after an investigation using the BVN system. Speaking at a policy retreat for Permanent Secretaries held at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, (NIPSS) Kuru, near Jos, the Plateau state Governor vowed to rid the civil service of members of staff who have questionable records or are found to have tampered with their records. Lalong added that the exercise will continue as those found culpable will face disciplinary actions.
High Profile Nigerians to Face Prosecution for financing Terrorism – AGF Abubakar Malami
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High Profile Nigerians to Face Prosecution for financing Terrorism – AGF Abubakar Malami

The Attorney-General of the Federation has disclosed that some high profile Nigerians will be facing prosecution for financing terrorism. This is coming after over 400 businessmen were arrested in an operation coordinated by the Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA), and in collaboration with the Department of State Services (DSS), Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Malami who addressed newsmen on Friday May 7, said the arrest of some of the suspects followed the recent conviction of some Nigerians for financing terrorism in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). He also disclosed that gave rise to a wider and far-reaching investigation in Nigeria. He said; “As you will actually know, some time back, there were certain convictions of Niger...
FG says prominent Nigerians to face trial for terrorism financing
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FG says prominent Nigerians to face trial for terrorism financing

The Federal Government says some prominent businessmen and organisations will soon be prosecuted for alleged offences relating to terrorism financing in the country. Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, revealed this when he fielded questions from State House correspondents in Abuja on Friday. According to him, far-reaching investigations have indicated that high-profile individuals have been implicated in various cases of terrorism financing across the country. He said: “As you will actually know, sometimes back there were certain convictions of Nigerians allegedly involved in terrorism financing in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). “That gave rise to wider and far-reaching investigations in Nigeria. “I’m happy to report that arising from the wider inves...
Nigerian Man and his two Young Children Die in Car Crash in South Africa
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Nigerian Man and his two Young Children Die in Car Crash in South Africa

A Nigerian man identified as Ifeanyi Mbah and his two children were killed in a fatal car accident in South Africa. His wife, Nomabandla Mbah, 33, was the only survivor in the accident that occurred in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape on Monday night, March 22. It was gathered that the family had been travelling along the N2, near Bluewater Bay, when their car veered off the road and hit a barrier. Ifeanyi, 42, and their two sons, Uchenna, 6, and Chinedu, one, died at the scene. Nomabandla was taken to a clinic in Motherwell, where she received treatment for a knee injury. Police spokesperson Captain Andre Beetge, who confirmed the incident, said it appeared that the husband had been driving the vehicle when the accident occurred, but it was not known yet what had caused hi...
Lekki Shooting: 81 Dons Write Biden, Seek Travel Ban For Culpable Officials
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Lekki Shooting: 81 Dons Write Biden, Seek Travel Ban For Culpable Officials

Eighty-one professors of African Studies, both Nigerians and non-Nigerians, have written a letter to the United States President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, seeking sanctions, including travel ban, for those responsible for the shooting of unarmed protesters at the Lekki tollgate area of Lagos on October 20. In their letter dated November 13, 2020, the dons urged specific policy actions in response to the #EndSARS movement in Nigeria from the incoming Biden/Harris administration. The dons specifically wrote to the Biden-Harris Transition Team, chaired by Ted Kaufman, and co-chaired by Anita Dunn, Cedric Richmond, Michelle Lujan Grisham, and Jeffrey Zients. The professors who signed the letter include Carl LeVan, American University; Chiedo Nwankwor,...
Cult Leader Allegedly Killed, Corpse hurriedly Buried in Ondo State
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Cult Leader Allegedly Killed, Corpse hurriedly Buried in Ondo State

Three suspected cultists who allegedly killed a cult leader and buried his body hurriedly have been arrested in lgbokoda area of Ondo state. The cultists were having a bloody supremacy clash when the cult leader was killed. According to Vanguard, the deceased, who was reportedly hacked to death in a bush, was hurriedly buried by his killers to cover up the crime. The rival clash between the two cult groups in Zion area, Igbokoda, the headquarters of the council area caused tension and anxiety in the community. A Police source disclosed that the corpse that was buried by the suspected killers has been exhumed. “The cult members killed the member of another rival cult group in Igbokoda and everywhere became tensed. “The leader and his friend were abducted by the cult group ar...
Man Arrested for Allegedly Sleeping with his Underaged Daughters in Lagos
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Man Arrested for Allegedly Sleeping with his Underaged Daughters in Lagos

The police in Lagos state have arrested and arraigned a 40-year old man, Terry Ikechukwu Iheme, for allegedly sleeping with his two under aged daughters in his home located at Igbo-olomu in Agric area of Ikorodu Lagos. The suspect who was a senior driver with a company known as  Hi-Tech construction company in Lagos, was arrested while in church by men of the Owutu Police Division on January 12th. Upon his arrest, Iheme was interrogated and was found culpable. He was then charged before the Ikorodu Magistrate Court 1, Ita Elewa, for defilement which attracts life imprisonment if found guilty over the alleged offence. However, his plea was not taken after the prosecutor, Inspector John, asked the Court to refer the matter to the DPP for advice because the victims were still min...
Plateau State Governor Condemns Attack on Kombun, Vows Punishment for Perpetrators
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Plateau State Governor Condemns Attack on Kombun, Vows Punishment for Perpetrators

Plateau State Governor, Simon Bako Lalong has condemned in strong terms the killing of innocent persons following an attack by gunmen at Kulben village in Kombun district of Mangu LGA on Wednesday 8th January 2020. In statement signed by Dr. Makut Simon Macham ANIPR, Director of Press & Public Affairs, the Governor described the attack as another attempt to puncture the peace that has gradually returned to the State. Lalong while commiserating with victims and families of those killed, warned that his administration will not sit down and watch any group or individuals cause chaos in the State and retrun it to the dark days of insecurity. "We have toiled to ensure that peace returns to Plateau State and we will not allow anyone to make nonsense our efforts. We are determine...
4 Men Arrested After They Allegedly Gang R*ped 15-Year-Old Girl In Lagos
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4 Men Arrested After They Allegedly Gang R*ped 15-Year-Old Girl In Lagos

The Police at Ikeja Division, Lagos, have arrested four suspects who allegedly gang raped a 15-year old girl by reportedly engaging her in marathon sex one after the other and injured her private part. The incident happened at Araromi Street in Anifowoshe area of Ikeja Lagos where they reside. The suspects were Stephen Godwin, 33, Henry Obo, 25, Stanley Igben,33 and a teenager, Sah Osagie, 17. It was gathered that the suspects, who are cooling their heads in prison custody, reportedly lured the victim into an apartment and threatened her to submission. They allegedly forcefully removed her pant and engaged her in sex romp one after the other. She was later allowed to go after they had satisfied themselves and she had sustained injury in her private part. The victim was taken...
25-Year-Old Woman Stabs an Alfa To Death In Lagos
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25-Year-Old Woman Stabs an Alfa To Death In Lagos

A woman has been arrested by the police after she stabbed an alfa to death in Lagos state. A 25-year old single mother, Gift Daniel, has explained why she stabbed an Islamic cleric, Alfa Taofeek Olumoro, 52, who allegedly attempted to lure her into a romp in Lagos. The suspect, Gift, narrated that she stabbed the victim, Olumoro, several times on his chest so as to free herself from him after he tricked her to his room to engage her in a romp. The incident happened at No. 3 Bajulaye Street, Fadeyi area of Lagos where she went to visit her lover, simply identified as Onyebuchi, who lives in the same compound with the victim. The embittered single mother who lives at Alhaji Aleke Street in Bariga, Lagos, said that she went to visit her lover and then met Alfa Olumoro who ...
Man Arrested For Raping 5-year-old Girl Inside a Church in Lagos
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Man Arrested For Raping 5-year-old Girl Inside a Church in Lagos

A man has been arrested for raping a 5-year-old girl inside a Redeemed Christian Church of God (Redemption Pavilion) in Lagos state. The police at MAN Centre Division led by CSP Tanaruno Folashade arrested the church worker identified as, Saviour Udoh, for the despicavble act. The incident happened at the church in Oshifila Street, Anifowoshe in Ikeja, Lagos where the mother of the victim took her for prayer and protection. It was gathered that the mother of the victim took her to the church and went to work with the intention that she will be safe there before she will take her back home. However, when the mother came to pick the victim, she met Udoh with the victim where they were sleeping and covered themselves with clothes which they used during the romp. When th...
Dino Melaye Slumps In Police Custody
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Dino Melaye Slumps In Police Custody

Embattled Sanator Dino Melaye, the senator representing Kogi West Constituency, reportedly slumped after surrendering to the Police, 8 days after Police officers laid siege on his premises. The senator had slumped while leaving his residence to enter the police vehicle. He was aided as he walked to the office of the federal special anti-robbery squad (FSARS). The senator had refused to surrender to the police following attempts by the police to arrest him for a case of criminal conspiracy and attempted culpable homicide committed on 19 July, 2018. Although Senator Melaye had earlier said he was not in the house, the police said he opened the door to the residence himself at about 3 pm today after which he was taken into custody. Spokesman for the police Jimo...
I’ll Resign If INEC Is Found Culpable Over The Credibility Of Osun Election – REC, Segun Agbaje
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I’ll Resign If INEC Is Found Culpable Over The Credibility Of Osun Election – REC, Segun Agbaje

Olusegun Agbaje, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of INEC, in Osun State, has said he would resign if the court found the electoral body culpable over the credibility of the gubernatorial poll in the state.   He said this on Wednesday in Osogbo, while handing the certificate of return to the winner of the election, Gboyega Isiaka Oyetola.   In his words, “I remained neutral throughout the process and if at the end of litigation at the Supreme Court of Nigeria, the commission is found culpable for not discharging its responsibility faithfully and diligently, I will take full responsibility for any such laxity, publicly apologize to all Nigerians and thereafter resign my appointment with the commission.”
“I Slept With Your Husbands” 7-Year-Old Girl Tells Housewives In Lagos
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“I Slept With Your Husbands” 7-Year-Old Girl Tells Housewives In Lagos

It has been discovered that two married men continually defiled a 7-year-old girl in their compound in Lagos and the girl has confirmed this to their wives. The suspects, Mr. Osuntunbo Dare, 42 and Idowu Gbolahan, 29, who live at Sanusi Street in Shomolu, Lagos, both sexually abused their neighbour’s daughter separately and were each not aware that the other was doing the same thing. The abuse which began in 2017 continued into 2018 until the girl’s mother suspected, checked her private part and found out her daughter had been defiled. It was at this point that the girl opened up and fingered Dare and Gbolahan as the culprits. Investigation revealed that Dare was the first to begin assaulting the girl in 2017. Then in 2018, Gbolahan joined to rape the girl on multiple occasions. Bot...
Melaye Cries Out Over Alleged Plot By Police To Kill Him
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Melaye Cries Out Over Alleged Plot By Police To Kill Him

Melaye took to his twitter handle to state that the police and Kogi government “want to forcefully take me to Lokoja and kill me afterwards”. In recent times, the senator has been battling with the police. Some of the cases that has been brought before him are culpable homicide, gun running and criminal conspiracy. Recently, the senator’s relative raised an alarm he was kidnapped on his way to a court in Kogi regarding one of the cases. In the tweets, the senator described as ludicrous claims the purported kidnap was fabricated. He wrote: “Nigerian police working with Kogi state government in trying to frame me up again with culpable homicide and illegal possession of fire arm. “This is going to be the 6th arraignment of police against me. They want to forcefully take me ...

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