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Mbaka is not in our Custody – DSS
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Mbaka is not in our Custody – DSS

The Department of State Services has said the Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry Enugu Nigeria, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka is not in its custody. This is coming amid an ongoing protest in front of the Catholic Bishop’s court in Enugu where his supporters gathered, chatting and asking Bishop Callistus Onaga to produce Fr. Mbaka. Spokesman of the DSS, Peter Afunaya who responded to an inquiry on Mbaka's whereabout, told Vanguard; “Rev Fr Mbaka is not with the DSS. The DSS did not pick him up, please.”
Bandits threaten to kill 17 Greenfield University students if N100m ransom isn’t paid
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Bandits threaten to kill 17 Greenfield University students if N100m ransom isn’t paid

Bandits have threatened to kill the remaining students abducted from Greenfield University, Kaduna State. Recall that on April 18, the armed bandits stormed the school in the early hours of the day and abducted twenty-two students and a member of staff. Five of them have been killed by the bandits. In an interview with the Hausa Service of Voice of America (VOA), a leader of the bandit group who identified himself as Sani Idris Jalingo, threatened that if the Kaduna State Government or their families fail to pay a ransom of N100 million as well as provide them with 10 brand Honda motorcycles by Tuesday, the remaining students would be killed. According to Jalingo, 17 students are in their custody, comprising 15 females and two male students. ''“We heard the utterances of the ...
Man Strangled Girlfriend and their two Daughters as he ‘Didn’t Want them to Live Without Mum’
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Man Strangled Girlfriend and their two Daughters as he ‘Didn’t Want them to Live Without Mum’

A man who strangled his girlfriend and their two young daughters says he did not want them to "live in a world where they did not have their mother", according to prosecutors. The body of mum Amarah Banks was found in a garage in Milwaukee, Tennessee, the US, along with her daughters Camaria Banks, 4, and Zaniya Banks, 5, just one day after authorities issued an "Amber Alert" for the two girls. Their remains were found on February 16, 2020, a day after Arzel Ivery, her boyfriend and dad of the two girls, was taken into custody in Nashville, Tennessee. Arzel Ivery has pleaded guilty to three counts of first-degree intentional homicide, and he had reportedly told detectives where to find the bodies of his girlfriend and two young girls. Amarah Banks was last seen being dr...
Iyabo Ojo Vows to Resist any Attempt to Release Actor Baba Ijesha
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Iyabo Ojo Vows to Resist any Attempt to Release Actor Baba Ijesha

Actress Iyabo Ojo has vowed to resist any attempt to release actor Baba Ijesha. The actor was recently arrested for allegedly molesting the foster daughter of comedienne, Princess, seven years ago. In a video posted on Wednesday, April 28, Princess recounted how the actor allegedly molested the victim. According to her, Baba Ijesha was "caught on CCTV attempting to molest her again." Actress Iyabo Ojo who has been very vocal about the case has vowed to resist any attempt to release the accused actor. A police source in an interview with Punch said there is an order to release the actor as the courts are currently on strike and it would be against his fundamental human rights to continue keeping him in custody without trial. The police source also added that the CCTV showed tha...
CCTV Never Showed Baba Ijesha Defiling the Victim. He May be Released on Friday – Police Source Says
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CCTV Never Showed Baba Ijesha Defiling the Victim. He May be Released on Friday – Police Source Says

There are indications that embattled Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju Omiyinka, aka Baba Ijesha, who was recently arrested over allegations of molesting a minor, may be released from custody on Friday, April 30. A police source who spoke with Punch said the ongoing strike action by members of the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria has prevented courts in the state from sitting and this has prevented the police from arraigning the suspect. The police source said Baba Ijesha could not be detained indefinitely without trial. The source added that investigation into the case shows the actor did not defile the victim, adding that when she was questioned, the victim confirmed the same. The senior police officer said “There was no case of defilement, people are just talking out of sentiment...
Ghanaian Man allegedly Kills his Girlfriend for Denying him Sex
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Ghanaian Man allegedly Kills his Girlfriend for Denying him Sex

A 42-year-old man identified as Papa Gyabi has been arrested for allegedly killing his girlfriend with a hammer after he claims she denied him sex. The incident happened in Shama-Kumasi in the Western region of Ghana in the early hours of Saturday, April 24. It was gathered that the incident which occurred shortly after midnight started with a quarrel which later degenerated into a struggle between the suspect also known as Landlord and the girlfriend identified simply as Rita The residents told Graphic Online that the deceased, a native of Daboase-Krobo in the Wassa East District visited Papa Gyabi at his residence at Shama-Kumasi. They said later in the evening the two retired to Landlord’s room but at about 12:10am, a heated argument started between the two resulting int...
Akuapem Poloo Lands in Nsawam Prison Despite Bail
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Akuapem Poloo Lands in Nsawam Prison Despite Bail

Ghanaian actress, Akuapem Poloo, also known as Rosemond Brown, has landed in Nsawam Prison despite being granted bail on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. Akuapem was sentenced to 90 days in jail by an Accra Circuit Court for the publication of a nude picture with her seven-year-old son in June 2020. On Wednesday, April 21, an Accra High Court granted her bail at GH¢80,000 with two sureties, pending an appeal by her lawyer Andy Vortia. However, in a new development, Deputy Public Relations Officer of the Ghana Prisons Service ASP Samuel Kofi Opoku, in an interview with Christian Agyei Frimpong, host of Onua FM’s entertainment talk show Anigye Mmre, confirmed that Akuapem Poloo is currently in their custody at the Nsawam Female Prisons. According to ASP Samuel Kofi Opoku, Akuapem P...
“I Spent Almost 7 Million getting a Divorce and 3Million on Custody of my Child” Relationship blogger, Blessing Okoro says
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“I Spent Almost 7 Million getting a Divorce and 3Million on Custody of my Child” Relationship blogger, Blessing Okoro says

Relationship blogger, Blessing Okoro has supported OAP, Daddy Freeze's comments about divorce by sharing her story. Daddy Freeze had said earlier that "you need to respect anyone who can go through with a divorce" because it's expensive and takes guts. Blessing Okoro reshared Freeze's post and claimed that she spent almost 7 million to get a divorce and almost 3 million to get custody of her son who she had to live without for several years until she was granted custody. She called those who insult her for getting a divorce  "small rats on instagram" who do not know what it takes to get one. She added: "Why should I be ashamed of a war I won that many of you can't even dare to fight?" See the rest of her post below.
Mentally Challenged Woman Stabs 14-year-old Boy to Death in Bayelsa
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Mentally Challenged Woman Stabs 14-year-old Boy to Death in Bayelsa

A mentally challenged woman went on a rampage in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state capital on Tuesday April 20, stabbing a 14-year-old boy, Joseph Thomas, to death along Genesis Street, off Okaka road. According to reports, the woman, believed to be an indigene of Enugu State, was popularly known to be a Christian woman who preaches the gospel in the early hours of the morning along Okaka road. Residents say on Tuesday morning, she arrived in the area with her bible. She began to display strange behaviours while flaunting a dagger she had on her. She was said to have chased everyone that came close to her until she reached the deceased boy's house where she forced her way in and dragged him to the road where she stabbed him three times until he died. The grandmother of the deceased, ...
Suspected Drug Dealer Arrested with Cocaine in Delta
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Suspected Drug Dealer Arrested with Cocaine in Delta

The Delta State Police Command has arrested one Obong Ebe for alleged possession of substances suspected to be cocaine. Spokesperson of the command, DSP Edafe Bright, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday, April 16, said that the suspect was arrested by operatives of the Quick Response Team of the “A division” in Warri. "On 15/04/2021 at about 1500hrs as part of the Commissioner of Police Delta state CP Ari Muhammed Ali's resolve to take the battle to criminal elements by continuous raiding of black spots / criminal hideouts, the Divisional Police Officer a Division Warri CSP T.Y. Mahmud mobilized quick response team from ‘A’ Division Warri and stormed a black spot at Jeddo by Hausa Quarter." "One Obong Jeremiah Ebe (m) age 26yrs a native of Eseen Udim LGA of Akwa Ibom Sta...
Two Drug Traffickers Excrete 191 Pellets of Cocaine, Heroin at Lagos Airport
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Two Drug Traffickers Excrete 191 Pellets of Cocaine, Heroin at Lagos Airport

Two suspected drug traffickers intercepted by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, Lagos, have excreted 191 pellets of cocaine, heroin. Director, Media & Advocacy of the agency, Femi Babafemi, who disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, April 18, said Chukwudi Destiny was arrested during the outward clearance of an Italy bound Ethiopian Airline. "On 10th April 2021, during the outward screening of passengers on Ethiopian airline to Italy, NDLEA operatives at MMIA intercepted and referred one Chukwudi Destiny for scanning and the scan result proved positive to drug ingestion. Consequently, he was placed under excretion observation and in the process; he excreted 92 pellets of Heroin with a total weight...
CDQ was arrested for being in possession of cannabis. He has been granted bail but expected back in custody today – NDLEA
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CDQ was arrested for being in possession of cannabis. He has been granted bail but expected back in custody today – NDLEA

The Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency NDLEA, says its operatives in Lagos last night April 14, arrested popular rap artiste, CDQ, for being in possession of banned substance, Cannabis, which is popularly known as ''loud'' In an interview with Punch, the spokesperson of the agency, Femi Babafemi, said the agency got intelligence that the rapper was in possession of the banned substance and stormed his Lekki home and arrested him. Babafemi said he has been granted bail but is expected back into custody today as he is still under investigation. “Yes, CDQ was arrested in his house at Lekki for being in possession of cannabis. He was arrested based on intelligence. As of last night, he was granted administrative bail, but he is expected back into custody today because it is an ongoin...
Rapper NBA YoungBoy Arrested and Kept in Federal Custody after Fleeing from Police
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Rapper NBA YoungBoy Arrested and Kept in Federal Custody after Fleeing from Police

Louisiana rapper, NBA YoungBoy has been arrested and kept in FBI custody after fleeing from officials of Los Angeles Police Department who attempted to pull his car over for an outstanding federal warrant. The rapper reportedly didn’t pull over when flagged down by the security operatives, prompting a short pursuit which ended with the rapper trying to flee on foot. TMZ reported that the cops set up a perimeter and brought in a K-9 which sniffed out YoungBoy. He was arrested and taken into custody around 1 p.m on Monday March 22. A firearm was also found in the vehicle but it is unclear if it belongs to the rapper. Back in September, the Baton Rouge rapper was among 16 people arrested on drug and firearm charges in Louisiana.
Lady Accused of Killing her 10-year-old Househelp Remanded in Prison Custody
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Lady Accused of Killing her 10-year-old Househelp Remanded in Prison Custody

Madam Nmesoma Okafor, the lady who was accused of brutalizing her 10-year-old househelp leading to her death, has been remanded in prison custody. Rights activist, Gwamnishu Emefiena Harrison who served an update on the case alleged that they rejected N2m to back off from the case. He also disclosed that Nmesoma killed her househelp Kosi, by "hitting her head on an iron window protector and striking her head with a rod." The case has been adjourned till April 28. He wrote; #Justice4Kosi I don't know how we did it, with our collective voice we followed up to make sure the Police charge NMESOMA OKAFOR to court for MURDER. Be informed that we rejected 2million naira offer to back off from this case. Madam Mmesoma is now in PRISON custody for the murder of her 10 year ol...
Rapper, Rae Sremmurd’s Brother Charged with Murder After he ‘Shot his Own Father’
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Rapper, Rae Sremmurd’s Brother Charged with Murder After he ‘Shot his Own Father’

Michael Sullivan, the brother of American hip-hop duo, Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi of Rae Sremmurd has been charged for the murder of their stepfather. District Attorney John Weddle revealed on Wednesday, March 17, that the 19-year-old was charged on Lee Mounty, Mississippi. The indictment was handed down to Sullivan after a grand jury heard evidence about the killing of 62-year-old Floyd Sullivan in January, TMZ reports. Michael faces life in prison if convicted and is still in custody, with no pending court date yet announced. The details surrounding the shooting that took place in Mississippi in January 2020 are still unknown. Officers from the Tupelo Police Department were sent to an address in the 500 block of Lumpkin Avenue at around 9.30pm on January 6 where they ...
Oil Vandals Escape From NSCDC Custody in Kogi
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Oil Vandals Escape From NSCDC Custody in Kogi

Some suspected oil vandals who were arrested for pipeline vandalism, have reportedly escaped from the custody of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps( NSCDC) in Kogi state. The suspects identified as Hassan Sani, Auwal Mohamed, Mohamed Mustapha , Mudashiru Abubakar and Ibrahim Rabiu were arrested by the anti-vandals unit of the corps on Thursday March 11, while ferrying products siphoned from the Niger Delta region to the north. Upon interrogation, they reportedly confessed that the products which were in two trucks were illegally scooped from a pipeline at a forest in one of the oil-rich states. A source told Daily Trust; “These suspects can not escape on their own; it was made possible with the aid of some officers because the wall of the cell is so high and solid t...
EFCC arrest Nigerian man who defrauded US state of Virginia and collected COVID-19 relief cheque
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EFCC arrest Nigerian man who defrauded US state of Virginia and collected COVID-19 relief cheque

Collins Samuel, a Nigerian man who fraudulently obtained $8,000 COVID-19 benefit from the U.S. State of Virginia has been arrested and remanded in EFCC custody. The suspect who was arraigned before Justice P. Mallong of the Federal High Court in Kaduna, pleaded  ‘not guilty’ to the one count charge that borders on impersonation and obtaining by false pretences. Collins was reportedly arrested in Jos, Plateau State where he fraudulently represented himself as Ashley Cooper, an American citizen affected by COVID–19. It was alleged that he obtained $8,000 in Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) from Virginia, United States and reportedly redeemed the $8,000 benefit through bitcoin wallet addresses he got from various cryptocurrency traders. Justice Mallong adjourned the case...
Anambra Police Denies Trying to Cover up a Murder case, says Woman Arrested for allegedly Beating her Househelp to Death is Still in Custody
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Anambra Police Denies Trying to Cover up a Murder case, says Woman Arrested for allegedly Beating her Househelp to Death is Still in Custody

The Anambra police command has denied trying to cover up a murder case involving a woman who was arrested for allegedly beating her househelp to death. The police command in a statement released by its spokeperson Haruna Mohammed, described the allegation made by activist Gwamnishu Emefiena Harrison as false. Haruna said the 25-year-old woman identified as Madam Nmesoma Okafor, is still in police custody and would be charged to court on Monday 15/3/2021 after an autopsy has been conducted. The statement read; The attention of the Anambra State Police Command has been drawn to a misleading report on Instagram credited to one Gwamnishu Emefiena Harrison that Police have refused to charge to Court one Madam Nmesoma Okafor 'f' aged 25years of Nkpor in Idemili North LGA of Ana...
Man, 23, Sentenced for ‘Raping’ Pony 4 years after he was Prosecuted for Having Sex with a Horse
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Man, 23, Sentenced for ‘Raping’ Pony 4 years after he was Prosecuted for Having Sex with a Horse

A man caught having sex with a horse for the second time has pleaded guilty. Isaac Cluley , 23, was convicted of bestiality charges at Leicester Crown Court on Wednesday, March 10. This comes 4 years after he had sex with a different horse. The court heard Cluley was prosecuted in 2016 for an earlier offence of having sex with a horse, Leicester Live reports, leaving the judge asking if he has an overpowering sexual interest in horses. His latest sexual offence left a family's pet shetland pony scared and defensive. Cluley pleaded guilty at an earlier hearing to one count of sexual penetration of a living animal last August and admitted possessing extreme pornography, including mobile phone footage of the pony. Recorder William Edis QC said: "For the second time in your ...
FFK Denies Claims of Beating his ex-wife Precious Chikwendu while she was pregnant, accuses her of Adultery and Attempting to Kill him and their Sons
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FFK Denies Claims of Beating his ex-wife Precious Chikwendu while she was pregnant, accuses her of Adultery and Attempting to Kill him and their Sons

Media Consultant to former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, Honourable Oladimeji Olaiya, has denied claims filed in court by his estranged wife, Precious Chikwendu. Precious in an affidavit she deposed in support of an originating motion brought pursuant to Section 69 of the Child’s Rights Act, 2003 accused the former Minister of beating her up on several occasions even while she was pregnant with their children. Precious in her summons also accused FFK of drugging her with the help of the DPO at the Asokoro Police station. She asked the court to grant her custody of their four boys. Reacting to the claims, Hon Olaiya, in a statement released today Saturday, March 6, hinted that they will provide ''evidence'' to the court why the children shouldn’t be in Precious' custody....
South African Woman Arrested for Allegedly Plotting to Murder her Ex-husband over Child Maintenance
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South African Woman Arrested for Allegedly Plotting to Murder her Ex-husband over Child Maintenance

A 35-year-old woman has been arrested in South Africa for allegedly plotting to kill her ex-husband over child maintenance, police said on Thursday, February 25. The suspect, Elelwani Jane Nedzamba was arrested by the Hawks' Serious Organised Crime Investigation members in Thohoyandou, Limpopo. The Hawks received a tip-off about the plot and kept an observation which led to the apprehension of the suspect after she withdrew R10 000 meant as deposit to pay the hitman. The suspect appeared in the Thohoyandou Magistrate's Court on Friday, 26 February for conspiracy to commit murder. Her case was remanded to the 14th of April 2021 in the same Court as she remains in custody.
Salihu Tanko Yakasai Not In Our Custody – DSS Denies Arrest Claims
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Salihu Tanko Yakasai Not In Our Custody – DSS Denies Arrest Claims

The Department of State Services (DSS) has denied arresting the Media Aide to Governor Ganduje of Kano State, Salihu Tanko Yakasai over his comments against the government of President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Salihu Tanko-Yakasai, had called on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to either deal with bandits in the country or resign. A report then emerged on Saturday that he has been arrested. But the DSS State Director, Muhammad Alhassan told DAILY POST that, “we have not arrested or even invited Salihu, don’t forget he is our friend, sometimes, he advises us on issues of critical Security situations in Kano”. Tanko had on Friday through his Twitter page, while reacting to the abduction of students at Government Girls’ Secon...
14-year-old girl Nearly Rips of Grandfather’s Manhood after he Tried Raping her
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14-year-old girl Nearly Rips of Grandfather’s Manhood after he Tried Raping her

A 49-year-old grandfather has been arrested after being warded off by his 14-year-old granddaughter who he reportedly tried to rape. B-Metro reported that the incident occurred at Bhekani Line in Ntabazinduna, Matabeleland North Province of Zimbabwe on February 8 around 3 PM. It was learnt that after the randy grandfather barged into the girl's room he grabbed her, started fondling her breast and stripped her naked. The girl however fought back by grabbing his testicles, got a firm grip on it and squeezed it so hard that the man became powerless and ended up screaming for help and begging for mercy. After warding off her grandfather’s attempt to rape her, the girl left him on the floor and went out to seek for help. She reportedly went to her grandmother’s sleeping quarters...
Thief Falls From Ceiling During Operation
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Thief Falls From Ceiling During Operation

A dramatic scene was recorded in the mining town of Gwanda, Zimbabwe on Tuesday morning, February 23, when a suspected serial thief fell from the ceiling of a shopping complex during an operation. The suspect reportedly gained access to the shopping complex  at Emabhizeni along 4th Avenue through one of the shops' windows before using the ceiling to enter other shops to steal various goods. A supermarket employee told The Chronicle that he saw the thief in the act and when chased after him, he panicked and fell from the ceiling. The employee said;   I was just arriving for work when I heard sounds at the back. I made a follow up as it was still quiet with most people not having reported to work yet. I saw the thief trying to jump from the ceiling. I managed to clim...
Kim Kardashian Steps Out Without Wedding Ring after Filing for Divorce From Kanye West
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Kim Kardashian Steps Out Without Wedding Ring after Filing for Divorce From Kanye West

Kim Kardashian has been spotted without a ring after filing for divorce from Kanye West to end their nearly seven-year marriage. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians' star stepped out for dinner without her wedding ring at Beverly Hills hotspot Matsuhisa on Tuesday February 23. It was her first night out as a single lady just days after officially filing paperwork to end her marriage. The mother of four, 40, showcased her banging body in a skintight dress neon dress which she rocked with a pair of strappy lime green heels for girls' night out with sister Kourtney, her best friend La La Anthony, and former assistant, Stephanie Shepherd. The outing comes just six days after Kim Kardashian filed for divorce from Kanye West, who she wed in May 2014. They are seeking ...
Missing Girl, 13, Found in Hotel Room With 22-year-old Man She Met on Snapchat
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Missing Girl, 13, Found in Hotel Room With 22-year-old Man She Met on Snapchat

A missing girl has been found in a hotel room with a 22-year-old man who lured her after meeting her on Snapchat. Tyler Thompson, 22, was arrested by police in Volusia County, Florida, on February 18 after being caught on camera in a dark room, shirtless, with an underage girl. The girl was reported missing by her grandmother at around 6.15pm on Thursday, Feb 18, after she failed to come home after school. Initial investigations determined that a friend of the missing girl said the victim was planning on going to a motel with someone she met online. The friend told police she thought the man’s name started with a T, possibly Tyler, and that he was from Orlando. She said he may have picked up the victim at the Dollar General store in Oak Hill, near Edgewater. Deputy R...
Man Arrested in Imo for Killing Another Man Who Accused him of Sleeping with a Married Woman
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Man Arrested in Imo for Killing Another Man Who Accused him of Sleeping with a Married Woman

Men of the Imo state police command have arrested a man identified as Emeka Ezuruike, a native of Ubommiri in Rivers State, for allegedly killing a 25-year-old man Victor Ikegwuonu who accused him of sleeping with a married woman. According to a statement released by Orlando Ikeokwu, the spokesperson of the command, preliminary investigation revealed that the deceased, Victor Ikegwuonwu, was said to have informed a 52-year-old man, Pa Chijioke Anyiam, that his wife Patience Anyiam, 30 yrs old, was involved in a hot romance with the suspect. ''Sequel to that, Emeka went to see Victor to ask him about the allegation. During the enquiry, both of them got into a serious fight and in the process Emeka Ezuruike stabbed Victor Ikegwuonu with pieces of broken bottles which led to the deat...
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...
Police Arrest Man who Carried Out Gory 14-hour Rampage in Subway Train Killing two and Injuring others
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Police Arrest Man who Carried Out Gory 14-hour Rampage in Subway Train Killing two and Injuring others

Police on Saturday, February 13, arrested a knife-wielding homeless killer suspected of killing two people and wounding two more during a 14-hour subway stabbing spree on a train moving from Manhattan to Queens in New York, US. Police authorities also recovered the knife the suspect used in the attacks, as the suspect was taken into custody with dried blood on his clothes. According to the NY Daily News, the suspect wore a winter coat, and high-top sneakers as he was taken to the 34th Precinct in upper Manhattan. The unprovoked attacks on a quartet of homeless victims by the suspect elicited a desperate search by police for him. “There is small army of detectives and investigators working all this night throughout New York City,” NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea (pictured belo...
Married Butcher Found Guilty of Raping, Murdering and Dumping Student in River
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Married Butcher Found Guilty of Raping, Murdering and Dumping Student in River

A 26-year-old married man who works as a butcher, Pawelwicz, has been found guilty of raping, murdering and dumping a student in a river. According to prosecutors, Pawelwicz came across the "extremely vulnerable" student, Libby, 21 while walking on the streets. He then forced Libby into his car, and drove her to remote playing fields where he raped her before dumping her body in the river Hull, a river that was "freezing' She was then discovered six weeks later on March 20, 2019, in the Humber estuary by a fishing boat - a gold necklace bearing the letter 'L' still hanging around her neck. Relowicz told police a series lies - including claiming he had consensual sex with Libby. But jurors today, February 11 in court convicted him of rape and murder at Sheffield C...
Police Confirm Arrest of 70-year-old HIV Positive Man Who Raped 5-year-old Girl in Benue
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Police Confirm Arrest of 70-year-old HIV Positive Man Who Raped 5-year-old Girl in Benue

  The Benue State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a 70-year-old man who serially raped a five-year-old girl in Gwer West Local Government Area of the state. Recall that the suspect now identified as Nicholas Akeh, had confessed to have repeatedly molested the child. Spokesperson of the command, DSP Catherine Anene, who confirmed the incident to Daily Trust, said the “suspect is in police custody and investigation is in progress" Akeh, is said to be a neighbour and close family relative of the victim’s parent and has been living with HIV positive for the past 20 years. Meanwhile, activist Ukan Kurugh in an update said that the mother of the victim wants the case closed so she doesn’t incur the wrath of relatives because the suspect is related to her husband wh...
“Let EFCC come, let FBI come, we’ll settle them,” Obieze Nestor says while buying Rolls Royce Phantom 8 2020 model weeks before he died in Dubai police custody
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“Let EFCC come, let FBI come, we’ll settle them,” Obieze Nestor says while buying Rolls Royce Phantom 8 2020 model weeks before he died in Dubai police custody

Prince Obieze Nestor, a Nigerian man based in Dubai, was filmed inspecting the Rolls Royce Phantom 8 2020 model just weeks before he was arrested by Dubai police and died in custody.   In a video taken weeks before his death, Nestor is heard saying he had paid for the Rolls Royce and he's taking it to Nigeria after inspection.   He added that he isn't bothered about the anti-graft agency, EFCC.   "Let EFCC come, let FBI come, we'll settle them," he said as those in the background agreed with him and laughed.   His friend is also seen in the video buying a Rolls too and saying he was bringing it to Nigeria.   Obieze Nestor was arrested not long after he took to Instagram to flaunt wads of Dollars in a video.   He reportedly d...
Military Dismisses Report that some Chibok Girls were Rescued from Boko Haram Captivity
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Military Dismisses Report that some Chibok Girls were Rescued from Boko Haram Captivity

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Maj.-Gen. Lucky Irabor, has dismissed reports claiming the military recently rescued some Chibok schoolgirls who were abducted in 2014. Last week, DailyTrust had reported that some parents of the abducted school girls claimed they have received reports that some of their daughters have been rescued. The report claimed the girls were rescued during a clearance operation in the Northeast. However at a briefing in Borno state on Sunday, January 31, the Chief of Defence Staff, Maj.-Gen. Lucky Irabor, denied the report. “We do not have any of the Chibok girls in our custody. So if they are not with us we have nothing to confirm again. It was the desire of the military the get the Chibok girls back safely and if our operations have helped those sai...
Bandits kidnap widow of PDP chairman, 13 others in Kogi
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Bandits kidnap widow of PDP chairman, 13 others in Kogi

Suspected bandits have kidnapped 14 persons including the widow of Barrister Mathew Kola Ojo, the former Zonal Chairman of Kogi West of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.   The victims were abducted on Monday morning, January 25, at Iffe, in Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi State.   It was gathered that five of the victims excluding the widow were reportedly released by the gunmen.   The President of Okun Development Association (ODA) Chief Femi Mokikan, who confirmed the incident, said the kidnappers have contacted family of Mrs Kola-Ojo but are yet to make demands.   "The persons they (kidnappers) called was a family uncle to the woman, telling him they have Mrs. Kola-Ojo in their custody. But before they could state their ransom, the man’s phon...
Immigration Officers Arrest Cairo-bound Girls with Fake Identity on their Passports
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Immigration Officers Arrest Cairo-bound Girls with Fake Identity on their Passports

Officers of the Nigeria Immigration Service stationed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja have apprehended two girls identified as Adebayo Kazeem and Babalola Kehinde, with tampered passports. According to a statement released by the spokesperson of the Immigraion Service, DCI Sunday James, the ladies were about to board a Cairo-bound Egypt Airline flight on Thursday, January 21 when the Migration Information and Data Analysis System failed to scan their passports due to an imposed fake identity of the true holder. The statement in part reads   “They were duly subjected to interrogation when caught against their claim of traveling for business as the journey was arranged by a suspect, Muri, whose number was called many times without response. He was a...
Nigerian Drug Kingpin and Ghanaian Counterpart Escape from Prison in Ghana
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Nigerian Drug Kingpin and Ghanaian Counterpart Escape from Prison in Ghana

A 27-year-old Nigerian drug kingpin identified as Onyabu and his 26-year-old Ghanaian counterpart Emmanuel Osei who were remanded in Abokobi Police Cells near Adenta in the Greater Accra Region, have reportedly escaped from prison. The suspects who are facing charges of possession of narcotic drugs and conspiracy to commit crimes and stealing respectively, were detained in prison custody while awaiting the next court date. However on January 1, 2021, it was detected that the two suspected criminals had escaped from the cells by using the iron rod used at the ventilation hole of the bathroom's door to scrape a portion of the cell's wall and removed one of the blocks. They reportedly escaped through the hole they created. It was further learnt that efforts are underway to arrest...
Pharmacist Accused of Intentionally Spoiling Covid-19 Vaccine is Arrested
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Pharmacist Accused of Intentionally Spoiling Covid-19 Vaccine is Arrested

A Wisconsin pharmacist has been fired after he was suspected of intentionally spoiling more than 500 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. Steven R. Brandenburg, 46, was released from custody Monday, Jan 4, while prosecutors determine if the charges being considered against him are legitimate. He confessed to police that he deliberately tried to ruin the vaccines because he was concerned they could alter people’s DNA, WISN reported. According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the Moderna vaccine against COVID-19 uses messenger RNA to "deliver instructions for human cells to make a piece of protein like that found on COVID-19, and the body then begins building immunities against that and the coronavirus." The technology does not alter human DNA. Jeff Bahr, president of Aurora H...
Newborn baby girl found in bin bag with knife sticking out of her back
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Newborn baby girl found in bin bag with knife sticking out of her back

A newborn baby was found in a black plastic  bin bag with a rusty knife sticking out of her back.   The baby, believed to be two days old, was rescued after a passer-by heard her cries in the city of Posadas in the north-eastern Argentine province of Misiones.   The passer-by named Diego Sebastian Penayo opened the bag and found that the infant had been stabbed multiple times, and the rusty blade was still sicking out of the baby’s back.   Diego, a 31-year-old personal trainer, took the baby girl to a nearby police station and from there she was rushed to hospital.   tiny Doctors were shocked to find multiple knife wounds on the little girl’s  body, and she needed urgent medical treatment.   Fortunately most of the stab wounds w...
Police accused of Nateniël Julies’ death to stay in custody pending legal representation
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Police accused of Nateniël Julies’ death to stay in custody pending legal representation

A policeman and a policewoman on Monday appeared in court accused of the premeditated murder of 16-year-old Nateniël Julies* of Eldorado Park. Scorpion Simon Ndyalvane and Caylene Whiteboy, attached to the Eldorado Park crime prevention unit, made a brief appearance in the Protea magistrate’s court in Soweto on Monday afternoon. Ndyalvane, a tall man, had his entire face covered with a beanie and black mask. He was dressed in brown pants, brown shoes and grey formal jacket. The petite Whiteboy was dressed in a green winter jacket with a fur hoodie. As the sounds of camera shutters went off, the duo had their heads hung low. Members of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) arrested the two officers on Friday. Julies, who had Down syndrome, was killed ...
Woodberry Pleads not Guilty to Fraud Charges
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Woodberry Pleads not Guilty to Fraud Charges

Suspected Nigerian fraudster, Olalekan Ponle a.k.a Mr Woodberry has pleaded not guilty to the fraud charges levelled against him after being arraigned before Magistrate Judge Jeffrey Cummings of the United States District Court in Illinois. Recall LIB reported earlier that though the fraud charges agiainsr Mr Ponle has been dismissed, the grand jury's indictment which summed his offences into eight counts charge is still active. Appearing before the court on Saturday July 25, the suspected Nigerian fraudster acknowledged the receipt of the indictment and entered a plea of not guilty to each count. Documents obtained by Premium Times read;  “Defendant appears in response to his arrest on 7/2/20. Attorney, Michael Nash, appears on behalf of the d...
12-year-old Boy Arrested For Sending Sickening Racist Messages’ to Crystal Palace Star, Wilfried Zaha
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12-year-old Boy Arrested For Sending Sickening Racist Messages’ to Crystal Palace Star, Wilfried Zaha

A 12-year-old boy has been arrested for allegedly sending sickening racist messages to Crystal Palace and Ivorian winger, Wilfried Zaha. The 27-year-old footballer posted screenshots of the racist abuse he had received to his social media accounts ahead of Sunday's Premier League game at Aston Villa, alongside the caption: "Woke up to this today." One of the messages sent to Zaha read:  "You better not score tomorrow you black c***." The other read: "Or I'll come to your house dressed as a ghost." Two disgusting images of the Ku Klux Klan, a racist hate group based in the US, and another displaying an edited version of a box of cornflakes, carrying the words ‘coonflakes’ and displaying a man with his face blacked up were also sent to the footballer. After the game - which ...
RCCG Excommunicates Pastor who was Caught While Trying to Sleep with Member’s Wife in Ondo
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RCCG Excommunicates Pastor who was Caught While Trying to Sleep with Member’s Wife in Ondo

Gideon Bakare, a Pastor of a Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Akure, Ondo state capital, has been excommunicated after being caught while trying to sleep with a member's wife. Recall the naked Pastor was seen in a viral video, begging the family of the lady after being caught red-handed in the act. In a statement released by RCCG spokesperson Olaitan Olubiyi on Wednesday July 8, it was gathered that Bakare was suspended for attempting adultery. He was also accused of putting the church in a bad light. The statement read; “The Redeemed Christian Church of God has excommunicated Mr Gideon Bakare and relieved him of all ministerial duties in the Mission. “Bakare, who was an Assistant Pastor in the Church was recently accused of attempted act of adultery with a wom...
Former Commissioner in Ebonyi State Arrested for alleged murder
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Former Commissioner in Ebonyi State Arrested for alleged murder

The police in Ebonyi have arrested a former Commissioner for Border Peace and Conflict Resolution in the state, Donatus Ajah, on allegations of murder. Ajah is being accused of complicity in the death of a 46-year-old man identified as Azubuike Inya. The deceased was allegedly killed by hoodlums who inflicted machete wounds on him that led to his death. According to the police, both Mr. Ajah and the late Mr. Inya are from Amankwo village in Nkpoghoro community in the Afikpo North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. Investigations revealed that the killing was occasioned by an intra-communal crisis involving the two factions of Amankwo village. One of the factions is said to be led by Mr. Ajah while another faction is led by one Ifeanyi Obila. The two groups have constantly ...
Malaysian Police Accused of Arresting a Nigerian Lady and Releasing 5 Chinese Men who Gang-raped her
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Malaysian Police Accused of Arresting a Nigerian Lady and Releasing 5 Chinese Men who Gang-raped her

The Malaysian police has been accused of arresting a Nigerian lady who filed a complaint against 5 Chinese men who gang-raped her and releasing the men after allegedly taking bribe. One of the Chinese men reportedly showed interest in the Nigerian lady identified simply as "Nicole" and they met at Changkat in Kuala Lumpur, before he allegedly took her to one of his father's hotel in the city. Unknown to the Nigerian lady, the Chinese men had plans to rape her. Upon reaching the hotel, she was allegedly beaten and taken to another location where the Chinese nationals called in their friends who gang-raped her without protection. Naked photos and videos of the lady were reportedly taken by the Chinese men who threatened to release it if she exposes them. Nicole was rescued after...
Nigeria, U.S. Fight For Hushpuppi’s Custody From UAE
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Nigeria, U.S. Fight For Hushpuppi’s Custody From UAE

The arrest this week of a Nigerian Instagram celebrity has pitted Nigerian detectives against their counterparts from the United Arab Emirates and the United States. Nigeria and the U.S. launched the battle for the possession of Ramon Abbas, a.k.a.: Hushpuppi, following his arrest and detention by Emirati authorities earlier this week, according to two officials familiar with the development. “Immediately we got confirmation that he had been arrested in Dubai, we all started fighting to get him,” a senior Nigerian detective told PREMIUM TIMES on Friday. “He is a subject of multiple and conflicting interests between Nigeria and the United States.” Officials said the Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I.) has been leading America’s effort to take possession of Mr Abbas because...
Former West Brom Defender, James Hurst Remanded In Custody For Coughing At Police Officers Claiming He Had Coronavirus
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Former West Brom Defender, James Hurst Remanded In Custody For Coughing At Police Officers Claiming He Had Coronavirus

Former West Brom and England defender, James Hurst has been remanded in custody after coughing at police officers and telling them he had Coronavirus. The 28-year-old who plays for Hednesford Town was arrested after losing his temper and swearing at officers. The incident occurred in the garden of his lover’s home in Glasgow’s Drumchapel in April this year, and he admitted acting in a threatening or abusive manner towards the officers The court heard on Monday that the ex-West Brom and Wrexham defender initially contacted the police claiming to be the victim of domestic abuse before officers became aware of a possible outstanding warrant against him. When police confronted him, Hurst yelled: ‘get my lawyer first.’ Prosecuting at Glasgow Sheriff Court, Mark Allan described ...
Father Slits Wife and Teenage Daughter’s Throats
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Father Slits Wife and Teenage Daughter’s Throats

A father allegedly slit the throats of his wife and teenage daughter before his neighbours chased him down and pinned him to the ground as he tried to flee the scene. Police were reportedly called to a disturbance shortly before 3 pm on Monday after locals reported terrified screams from a house in Salisbury, Wiltshire. According to The Sun, officers discovered the body of 18-year-old Nikoleta Zdun at the property, while Marcin's wife Aneta Zdun was found alive but died a short time later despite desperate efforts by paramedics to save her. It was claimed that their throats had been cut. Two distraught young girls, aged five and six, were heard screaming in terror before they fled to safety and were consoled in the street by a concerned neighbour. Horrified w...
Man Chops off Mistress’ Husband’s Wrist in Osun
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Man Chops off Mistress’ Husband’s Wrist in Osun

The Osun State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of one Kamoru Ajibola, for reportedly chopping off the wrist of his mistress' husband during a scuffle. Ajibola was arrested alongside his friend Ismailah Mohammed, who was accused of helping in chopping off Tunde Ajayi’s left wrist. The incident reportedly occurred in Amuda Oba area of Modakeke in Osun State on Monday May 25, shortly after Ajayi accused Ajibola of sleeping with his wife Kemi. An eyewitness told The Nation;   “This led to a heated argument between the parties, but this morning, Ajibola and his friend came here to attack Kemi’s husband." The state's police spokesperson, Yemisi Opalola confirmed the incident and also disclosed that the two suspects are in custody as investigation continues. Opa...
Ghanaian Pastor, Bishop Obinim Still in Police Custody after Failing to meet Bail Requirements
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Ghanaian Pastor, Bishop Obinim Still in Police Custody after Failing to meet Bail Requirements

Controversial Ghanaian Pastor and founder of International God’s Way Church, Bishop Daniel Obinim is reportedly still in police custody after failing to meet his bail requirements. The Pastor was arrested days ago for publication of false news and forgery of a document contrary to sections 208 and 159 of the Criminal and other offences Act, 1960 (Act 29) respectively. He was subsequently arraigned before a Magistrate court in Accra and was granted a ¢100,000 bail with three sureties (one person to be justified). Head of Public Affairs of the CID DSP Juliana Obeng however told Joy News on Wednesday May 20, that Bishop Obinim is still in their custody after failing to meet his bail requirements. Upon perfecting his bail conditions, Bishop Obinim is expected to appear in c...

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