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“This is insensitive” Rapper, Vector, called out for tweet he shared in the wake of Pastor Dare Adeboye’s death
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“This is insensitive” Rapper, Vector, called out for tweet he shared in the wake of Pastor Dare Adeboye’s death

Vector has been called out by Nigerians over a tweet he shared on the same day the death of Pastor Dare Adeboye was announced.   Dare Adeboye, one of the sons of RCCG General Overseer Pastor EA Adeboye, was reported dead on Thursday, May 6.   On the same day, rapper, Vector, tweeted: ' "If you know you want to see Next year make some noise noooooise " '   He added a laughing face emoji.     Though he didn't say anything else, for some reason, Twitter users assumed he was making fun of Dare Adeboye's death and they took to the comments to blast him.   See some tweets below.  
South Carolina House U.S. adds firing squad to execution methods
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South Carolina House U.S. adds firing squad to execution methods

U.S. South Carolina lawmakers on Wednesday May 5, voted to permit firing squads as a legal execution method for prisoners on death row, amid a lack of lethal-injection drugs.   The bill, approved by a 66-43 vote, will require death row inmates to choose either being shot or electrocuted if lethal injection drugs aren’t available.   The state is one of only nine in the United States that still use the electric chair and will become only the fourth to allow a firing squad.   South Carolina last executed a death row inmate 10 years ago and the state's Republican Governor, Henry McMaster has said he will sign the legislation into law.   The bill was reportedly pushed by republicans as a way to bring closure to families waiting for offenders to be pun...
One dies as building collapses at Ikeja police barracks
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One dies as building collapses at Ikeja police barracks

A bungalow in the Mounted Troop Police Barracks in Ikeja, Lagos State, on Tuesday, partially collapsed and killed one Peace Bulus and broke the arm of her sister. The victims’ mother, Hauwa, who escaped death by a whisker alongside the injured victim and her two other daughters, was said to have collapsed due to shock. Punch Metro gathered that Hauwa and her four children were sleeping in their one-room apartment in the barracks when an implosion occurred in the building around 3am. It was learnt that the lintel of the door suddenly fell, smashed Peace’s skull and broke her sister’s arm. An eyewitness, Rasheed Adedeji, told Punch Metro that Peace died on the spot, adding that her injured sister alongside their mother, who fainted from shock, were rushed to the Police Clinic...
Fresh attack on Taraba community as gunmen snatch pregnant women, others
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Fresh attack on Taraba community as gunmen snatch pregnant women, others

Gunmen suspected to be militia have continued to make life unbearable for the people of Taraba State as they have continued to carry out attacks on residents of the State. DAILY POST gathered that two pregnant women and several other persons in Suntai village of Bali Local Government Council of the state have been abducted. Suntai village is the country home of the former late Governor Danbaba Danfulani Suntai, who was involved in a plane crash in 2012 which rendered him incapacitated, leading to his death. Before the abduction, our correspondent gathered that the community had been under threat of attack.
Man Thanks God after he Survived a Close Brush with Death
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Man Thanks God after he Survived a Close Brush with Death

A man took to Facebook to thank God for giving him a second chance and preserving his life after a close brush with death. Orji Kelechi Alichi shared photos of his battered face while he was in a hospital fighting for his life and he thanked God for saving him. He also thanked the doctors and nurses for helping to nurse him back to life, adding that some people who have had the same experience died on the spot. He didn't say what happened to him but he also thanked "the security men at the bank" for saving him. Below is his post of gratitude and also photos of his injuries.
Governor Oyetola’s aide, Mr. Mikhail Jare Adebisi dies after a brief illness
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Governor Oyetola’s aide, Mr. Mikhail Jare Adebisi dies after a brief illness

The Deputy Chief of Staff on General Administration, (DCoS) to Osun state Governor  Adegboyega Oyetola, Mr. Mikhail Jare Adebisi has died.   Mr Adebisi died last night, June 12, 2020, after a brief illness.   Adebisi, 54, will be buried today in Ilobu town, Osun state.   His death was disclosed by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Ismail Omipidan,  on Saturday morning.   Governor Oyetola described the late Adebisi’s death as a personal loss to him and his government.   He said the deceased was a dependable aide who carried out any assignment given to him with little or no supervision.   Governor Oyetola said: “I received with great shock the passing of my Deputy Chief of Staff in charge of General Administration, Ja...
Treasure your faith in Christ, Ndukuba tells Christians at ascension service
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Treasure your faith in Christ, Ndukuba tells Christians at ascension service

Christians have been charged to hold tenaciously to their confession and faith, and not allow the enemy to deceive them, because Jesus Christ by His ascension has set them free from the devil’s bondage. The Archbishop, Metropolitan and Primate of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, the Most Rev. Henry Ndukuba, gave this charge on Ascension Day at a recorded church service at St. Matthew’s Church, Gwarinpa, Abuja. Preaching on the topic: “Christ is exalted above all,” Ndukuba explained that no enemy had the right to hold any believer captive, because when Jesus died, resurrected and ascended, He held captivity captive and won total victory over sin, death and the devil. “Jesus paid the price and so, every accusation of the enemy is cancelled and we have nothing to fear,” he ...
Former Somalia goalkeeper Kanyare killed by unknown gunmen in mosque
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Former Somalia goalkeeper Kanyare killed by unknown gunmen in mosque

The former goalkeeper was killed while observing Ramadan prayers in a mosque on Thursday evening Former Somalia goalkeeper Abdiwali Olad Kanyare has been shot dead by unknown gunmen in a mosque located in Afgoye, near the nation's capital Mogadishu. The Somali Football Federation (SFF) confirmed the shooting which happened on Thursday evening and the death of Kanyare, who was also an administrator with a Caf B coaching license. He was killed while observing Ramadan prayers and the gunmen fled immediately after the incident.
Nigerians panic as mysterious deaths in Kano allegedly rises to 640 in one week
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Nigerians panic as mysterious deaths in Kano allegedly rises to 640 in one week

Nigerians have taken to social media to express worry over alleged mysterious deaths in Kano state which has reportedly risen to 640 in one week.   Though the state was on lockdown for 7 days, it was recently relaxed for a day by Governor Umar Abdullahi Ganduje following the declaration of Ramadan.   While the mysterious disease killing people in the state has been linked to Coronavirus by many, others have countered it and also pointed out that it may be something else.   A health worker who spoke to The Cable said there is a high level of suspicion that top government officials in the state have been exposed to the virus.   “Things are in disarray here, and there is no well structured response to COVID-19. The government is not communicating. The...
Nigerian Man Allegedly Stabbed To Death By His Wife In Brazil
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Nigerian Man Allegedly Stabbed To Death By His Wife In Brazil

A Nigerian man has died a painful death after he was allegedly killed by his wife in Brazil. The man identified as Emeka Okoye, from Nnewi, Anambra State, was yesterday, allegedly stabbed to death by his South African wife in Brazil. A source in the know shared details of the encounter between the man and his wife and said: “Emeka was previously married to someone here in Nigeria but later chased her away with their 4 children. He subsequently proceeded to Brazil where he got married again to a South African lady called Elizabeth and he adopted her child. Yesterday, he got into an argument with her and hit her, then she took a knife and allegedly stabbed him several times. He was rushed to the hospital but didn’t survive.” The suspect has since been arrested. However, in...
Gospel Singer Yemi Oluwadaisi a.k.a Ododo Is Dead
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Gospel Singer Yemi Oluwadaisi a.k.a Ododo Is Dead

The Nigerian music scene has lost a talent following the death of Yemi Oluwadaisi (a.k.a Ododo). The news of the death of the gospel musician, voice-over artist and producer was shared by Lara Wise. In her sad announcement, Lara Wise revealed that Ododo died on Sunday although she wasn’t aware of it until another mutual friend in Australia called to share the news. Wise in her post described Yemi as a dead sister. She wrote: “I lost a friend yesterday. I didn’t know she passed A mutual friend called from Australia to inform me this morning Yemi Yemi Oluwadaisi ‘Ore-Ore’ Rest In Peace dear sister. You have joined the heavenly choir.” The late singer was the presenter of ‘How E Be’ with Ododo on Faaji 106.5 FM and also a co-producer and researcher of the morning show ‘Oyela’...
Coronavirus: Expect lots of COVID-19 deaths in coming weeks- Trump warns America
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Coronavirus: Expect lots of COVID-19 deaths in coming weeks- Trump warns America

United States President, Donald Trump, has warned of more COVID-19 related deaths in the next few days. Trump said the US would face the toughest two weeks of the pandemic, hence Americans should brace up for the events ahead. The US President, who spoke with journalists also dismissed insinuations that his administration has not done enough in getting ventilators to patients who need them to survive. “There’s going to be a lot of death. “Fears of shortages have led to inflated requests. “We are coming up to a time that is going to be very horrendous. “We probably have never seen anything like this kind of numbers.” Maybe during the war, during World War One or Two or something,” he said. Currently, the United States has the world’s highest number of COVID-19 with no fewe...
Coronavirus: 4 New Cases Confirmed In Nigeria
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Coronavirus: 4 New Cases Confirmed In Nigeria

Fournew cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 3 in Osun and 1 in Ogun As at 11:15 am 31st March there are 135 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria with 2 deaths. As at 11:15 am 31st March, there are 135 confirmed cases 2 deaths For a breakdown of cases by states in real time, please see Currently; Lagos- 81 FCT- 25 Ogun- 4 Enugu- 2 Ekiti- 1 Oyo- 8 Edo- 2 Bauchi- 2 Osun-5 Rivers-1 Benue- 1 Kaduna- 3
Ghana records first coronavirus death, closes all land borders
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Ghana records first coronavirus death, closes all land borders

Ghana has recorded its first coronavirus death as confirmed by Deputy Health Minister, Alex K. Abban in an interview on Citi TV on Saturday evening.   Abban disclosed that the deceased is a male trader who reported to a health facility in Kumasi with a fever and cough. He was confirmed as a carrier of the virus on March 19, 2020.   The Minister said;   “The information I got from the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service is that, that person [the Lebanese man] has died. He died today."   An update by the Ghana Health Service read;    “He felt unwell and reported to a health facility with fever (temp 39.4 ?), and cough. The sample tested positive for COVID-19."   In a televised address on Saturday March 21, President Nana Akuf...
7 Catholic priests reportedly die of Coronavirus in Italy
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7 Catholic priests reportedly die of Coronavirus in Italy

The deaths of at least 7 Catholic priests have been reported in Italy as a result of the Coronavirus.   Monsignor Vincenzo Rini (pictured above), a priest of the Diocese of Cremona, close to Milan, died on Saturday, March 14, after being infected with Coronavirus.   Msgr. Rini ran Cremona’s diocesan newspaper for 30 years, and was at one time the president of the Italian bishops’ news agency. He was also a novelist, and a noted literary expert, who served as the Church’s liaison to the Cristina di Savoia Cultural Congresses, which aim to promote Christian culture in Italy.   In addition to Rini, 6 priests in the Diocese of Bergamo have been reported dead of the coronavirus by Italian news site Bergamo News.   According to Bergamonews, Bishop ...
The Virus Returns: Ebola Kills 26 Persons in a Single Day
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The Virus Returns: Ebola Kills 26 Persons in a Single Day

DR Congo's health ministry, today Tuesday, disclosed that 26 persons died of Ebola in one single day. The biggest death toll to have ever hit the country from the disease. The present outbreak is the second deadliest on record, after the epidemic that struck West Africa in 2014-2016 and claimed the lives of more than 11,300 people. The health ministry revealed it had counted 957 deaths in the country, of which 891 were confirmed cases and 66 suspected ones. “There were 26 deaths from confirmed cases” on Sunday, April 28, in the northeastern North Kivu province, the ministry said in a statement. It said of the total deaths of 957, 33 were health workers who had succumbed to the disease. The DR Congo declared a tenth outbreak of Ebola in 40 years last August in North Kivu befo...
Man Nabbed For Killing Wife’s ‘Lover’ In Ogun
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Man Nabbed For Killing Wife’s ‘Lover’ In Ogun

Police in Ogun State have arrested one Ajibade Olumuyiwa for allegedly killing his wife’s lover. The 25-year-old suspect was nabbed on March 17 for pummeling one Olakiitan Balogun, who he alleged of having extra marital affairs with his wife. In a statement on Wednesday by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Ogun State Police Command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, Ajibade was arrested at about 1:45am on March 17, following a distress call received by the Divisional Police Officer in charge of Ajuwon Division, from residents of Doland Estate, Akute area in Ifo Local Government Area, that a man had murdered his wife’s lover right inside his house. On the receipt of the distress call, the DPO, CSP Afolabi Kazeem, led his detectives to the scene where the suspect was promptly arrest...
Deceased APC Chieftain’s Family Says He Died Of Natural Cause
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Deceased APC Chieftain’s Family Says He Died Of Natural Cause

The family of the Late Mr Ernest Oduh, Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ezza North Local Government Area has said that he died of a natural cause. Oduh, reportedly slumped while attending a crucial meeting with key stakeholders of the APC in Enugu State on Tuesday and was rushed to a hospital where doctors battled unsuccessfully to revive him. The younger brother of the deceased, Mr Sunday Oduh, made the appeal on Sunday in Ezza North during a condolence visit by one of the APC governorship aspirants for 2019 election in Ebonyi, Chief Austine Edeeze. Oduh accused some politicians from the area of politicising the death of their elder brother, thereby sending wrong signals to the public. He urged them to stop “crying more than the bereaved” and pointing accusing fing...
19 Killed In Fresh Boko Haram Attack in Borno
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19 Killed In Fresh Boko Haram Attack in Borno

Suspected members of the terror group, Boko Haram, have attacked the Malari village in Borno state, killing at least 19 persons. Abatcha Umar, a resident of the community whose younger brother was killed during the attack, said the sect members stormed the community on Sunday and carried out the attack. He said he counted 19 bodies inclusive of his deceased brother. He also accused the Army stationed in the state of negligence. According to him, the community members had spotted the sect members three days before the attack around their environment. Umar said they alerted the soldiers who did not act on their information.   An aid worker at a camp that received the survivors, and who declined to be identified, put the death toll at 63. Boko Haram fighters, according to Reu...
Woman Weds For The First Time At Age 60
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Woman Weds For The First Time At Age 60

A Kenyan woman became a bride for the first time at the age of 60. Ms Teresiah Njoki, 60, married Mr Ayub Mugo Waitara, 78, on Sunday at St Marks ACK Church in Maragua, Muranga County, in Kenya. Mr Ayub Mugo Waitara, who is a grandfather, lost his wife and said he had been lonely for the past 10 years, until he met Ms Njoki. Friends and relatives of the bride and the bridegroom were at church to witness as the two lovebirds exchange vows on Sunday. Speaking on how they met, Mr Waitara said: In 2017 while on a private business in Thika town, I saw a woman who appeared very special to me, a strong feeling of love hit me and I decided to follow her. I stopped and asked her out for tea which she obliged. While at the restaurant, we exchanged phone numbers and an intimate conver...
Young Catholic Priest Shot Dead In Abuja 16 Months After His Ordination
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Young Catholic Priest Shot Dead In Abuja 16 Months After His Ordination

Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers has killed a young Catholic priest in Abuja. Father Michael Akawu, the first indigene of Abuja to be ordained for Abuja Archdiocese, was shot dead at a supermarket in Gwagwalada on Saturday, where he had gone to shop. Fr. Akawa was ordained a priest on February 4th, 2017. May his soul rest in peace. Read tribute penned by Omokhugbo Ojeifo: ANOTHER BLACK SUNDAY. The frailty, fragility, and futility of life: Rest in Peace Fr. Michael AKAWU. In 1655, a plague swept through Naples and killed many people, including many members of Salvator Rosa’s family, a Seventeenth Century Italian artist. Rosa lost his brother, his sister, her husband and five of their children to the plague, including his infant son Rosalvo. Moved by the dea...
Not Less Than 50 Houses Destroyed By Flood In Kebbi
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Not Less Than 50 Houses Destroyed By Flood In Kebbi

Not Less than 50 houses were destroyed in Dakingari town in Suru Local Government Area of Kebbi yesterday night by heavy downpour that resulted to flooding rendered many people homeless in the town, Mycelebrityandi News Understands. The Executive Director of the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Rabiu Kamba, who made the revelation  in Birnin Kebbi earlier today said  that no death was recorded so far. “So far, we have not recorded any death, but over 50 houses were destroyed by the late night rain,’’ he said. According to Kamba, officials from the agency have visited the affected area to assess the damage done by the rain.“We are collating data to report back to the state government for possible assistance to the victims,’’ he said.
19 Corps Members Escape Death Along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway
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19 Corps Members Escape Death Along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Some members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) who left the orientation camp in Ogun State on Monday, were involved in an accident along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The accident, which occurred around 3:16pm, involved a white Coaster bus. Of the 37 NYSC members in the bus, 19 were injured. Four of them, whose injuries were determined to be more serious, were transferred to the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH) for further treatment. Confirming the incident, Florence Okpe, the Route Commander, FRSC Public Education Officer, Ogun State Sector Command in a statement on behalf of the Sector Commander, advised corps members to always caution drivers whenever they were being reckless with driving. The statement read: “19 new NYSC members that just pas...
Two Cousins Sentenced To Death For Murdering A Pastor
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Two Cousins Sentenced To Death For Murdering A Pastor

Two cousins who killed the head Pastor of the End Time Believers Bible Fellowship  have been sentenced to death by the Tamale High Court in Ghana. Ghana Web reports that the convicts, Kwame Dogyi and Obio Akwasi who are also students of the Tamale Technical University (TaTU), murdered 64-year-old Pastor Ebenezer Ocran at his residence at Kumboyili, near Tamale on the Tamale-Kumbungu road on November 9, 2017. They also stole his Toyota Highlander vehicle and gave to a sprayer at the Tamale Industrial area to sell at GH¢10,000. At the final hearing of the case at the Tamale High Court, the prosecution called nine witnesses but the convicts called no witness and at the end of the trial the jury returned a verdict of guilty of conspiracy to commit crime and murder. Mr. Justice ...
Young Girl Was Shot Dead By Robbers After Withdrawing N150k From Bank
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Young Girl Was Shot Dead By Robbers After Withdrawing N150k From Bank

Friends of a young lady have taken to Facebook to mourn her death after she was shot dead by armed robbers after she exited a bank in Lagos. A young lady identified as Njoku Uchechi, was killed during a robbery operation near Diamond Bank at Suru-Alaba area in Lagos. The deceased was shot in the head after being attacked by two armed robbers after stepping out of the bank before they stole the money she withdrew which was reported to be about N150,000. Njoku Uchechi's corpse after the unfortunate attack One of the armed robbers was caught by passersby as the other manged to escape. The apprehended suspect was beaten mercilessly before he was set ablaze. The body of the deceased lady has been deposited in the morgue. A bereaved friend wrote on Facebook; "Uchechi ...
Ex-governor Hashidu To Be Buried Today
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Ex-governor Hashidu To Be Buried Today

The first civilian governor of Gombe State, Alhaji Abubakar Hashidu passed away on Friday at the age of 74. He remains will be buried today at about 5pm His daughter, Hajiya Zariyatu Hashidu , who confirmed his death to newsmen, said her father died at his residence in Gombe. She said he left behind, one wife, eight children and fifteen grandchildren. Hashidu was the governor of the state from May 1999 to May 2003, having been elected under the platform of the defunct All Peoples’ Party (APP), which later changed its name to All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP). He had also served as Minister of Water Resources, as well as that of Agriculture and Rural Development, under the regime of Gen.Ibrahim Babangida.
Graphic Photo Of Talented Dancer & UniPort Undergraduate Killed In Powerbike Accident
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Graphic Photo Of Talented Dancer & UniPort Undergraduate Killed In Powerbike Accident

A talented dancer and final year Biochemistry student of the University of Port Harcourt, Blessing Igoni has reportedly lost her life after she was involved in a ghastly power bike accident which occurred on Saturday, July 7, 2018. According to LIB, two other persons including a pedestrian were killed in the accident. Friends of final year UNIPORT student who died in a ghastly power bike accident mourn her loss have expressed sadness over the loss as they took to Facebook to mourn her death.
University Student Commits Suicide After Drinking Sniper… His Reason Is Shocking (Photo)
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University Student Commits Suicide After Drinking Sniper… His Reason Is Shocking (Photo)

A young student of the Niger Delta University in Bayelsa state died after reportedly drinking Sniper upon discovering that he had about four carryovers A Facebook user identified as Deborah Aduba, has taken to the social networking platform to share some photos and the story of a student of the Niger Delta University in Bayelsa state, who died after reportedly committing suicide. According to multiple online reports, the student identified as Aduba Daniel, took his own life after he discovered that he had carried over in his courses. It was gathered that he drank a whole bottle of sniper insecticide. He was rushed to the Tantua hospital in Amassoma (Bayelsa), and was said to have passed away as the insecticide damaged important parts of his intestines. Heartbroken sister to the...
Angry Youths Beat Customs Officer Mercilessly In Lagos Over Man’s Death (Photos)
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Angry Youths Beat Customs Officer Mercilessly In Lagos Over Man’s Death (Photos)

A customs official would be thanking his stars after escaping death at the hands of an angry mob in Apapa area of Lagos state. It was gathered that the Customs personnel and his colleagues allegedly killed someone in the area because of "smuggled rice". The young men in the area mobilized themselves and descended on the officer they could catch. The customs officer was beaten black and blue and also injured in the process. A video posted online shows the moment the officer was begging for his life after being left bloodied. Some youths restrained their colleagues from further beating the man as they decided to leave him because of his status as para-military personnel. See more photos:
Protest Erupts In Delta As CDHR Member Is Shot Dead By Police
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Protest Erupts In Delta As CDHR Member Is Shot Dead By Police

Angry youths in Delta state have taken to the streets to protest the death of a young man who was killed by police officers. A protest has been held on Thursday, July 5th by angry youths in Delta state to mourn their colleague who was allegedly killed by police officers. The protest was held to agitate against his untimely death. Local reports show that the deceased identified as Comrade Njoku Christian a.k.a ‘Fearless Biggie’ was allegedly shot dead by police officers in Ekpan division, Effurun, Delta state, after arguing with them at a checkpoint. It was gathered that after arguing with the officers, the young man who is a member of the committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) Delta state branch – zoomed off. The police officers led by one Sergeant Wilson shot chased h...
Enugu Pastor With His Wife And 5 Kids Got Crushed To Death On The Way To Church Service
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Enugu Pastor With His Wife And 5 Kids Got Crushed To Death On The Way To Church Service

A middle-aged woman, Mrs. Virginia Onyia, has said that her younger brother, Pastor ThankGod Onyia, his wife, five children and a neighbor’s daughter, was killed by a reckless driver on June 10, 2018, along Ugwu Onyeama in Ngwo, Enugu North Local Government Area of Enugu State. Mrs. Onyia, said that ThankGod who was the only male child in their family was on his way to attend a church service at the Redeemed Christian Church, Holy Ghost Parish, Obunofia Ndiulo, in Ezeagu Local Government Area of the state when a reckless bus driver with a popular transportation company in Onitsha, hit him while trying to dodge another vehicle, while overtaking at a very bad corner, killing all the eight people in the Toyota Carina vehicle. Speaking with tears rolling down her cheeks, Onyia said mem...
Woman arrested over “murder” of eight babies at hospital neo-natal unit
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Woman arrested over “murder” of eight babies at hospital neo-natal unit

A healthcare worker has been arrested on suspicion of murdering eight babies and attempting to murder six other babies, according to police. Cheshire Police said the arrest was made following an investigation at the neo-natal unit at the Countess of Chester Hospital. A police forensic tent was seen at an address in Westbourne Road, Chester, with officers investigating and standing guard nearby. In a statement, Countess of Chester Hospital medical director Ian Harvey said: We are continuing to support Cheshire Police with their ongoing investigation. Asking the police to look into this was not something we did lightly, but we need to do everything we can to understand what has happened here and get the answers we and the families so desperately want.   The investigati...

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