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28-year-old Nigerian man arrested for selling drugs in Thailand
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28-year-old Nigerian man arrested for selling drugs in Thailand

A 28-year-old Nigerian national identified simply as George has been arrested for peddling drugs in Bangkok, Thailand. Speaking during a press briefing at immigration HQ in Suan Phlu, Bangkok on Friday, October 8, the immigration chief said that Region 1 officers were told by an informant that a black man was dealing drugs in the downtown area. According to the immigration, the suspect was using WhatsApp to communicate with his customers. A sting was set up for the late evening of October 5th with the informant arranging to buy drugs by meeting in the toilets of a mall in the Bang Rak, Silom area of downtown Bangkok. Immigration knew the suspect would arrive by BTS and had staked out the Saladaeng station when they saw a black man matching the description. He was follo...
Police arrest IPOB/ ESN members who Attacked Police Stations in Imo
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Police arrest IPOB/ ESN members who Attacked Police Stations in Imo

The Imo state police command has arrested IPOB and Eastern Security Network members who allegedly masterminded and carried out the attack on the Omuma Police station and Njaba Police Station respectively last week. According to the police, the bandits stormed the police stations on two different occasions, During the gunbattle, a Divisional Police Officer was killed while one of the bandits, Emmanuel Nnaji 'M' age 15 years, a native of Awala in Ideato South LGA of Imo State, was arrested with bullet wounds. A statement released today August 2 by CSP Michael Abattam, spokesperson of the state police command, says on interrogation by the command's tactical teams, ''the arrested suspect gave a vivid description of a Hotel located in Orlu as were they, the bandits stayed, planned bef...
England vs Italy: UEFA Receives Petitions to Replay Euro 2020 final
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England vs Italy: UEFA Receives Petitions to Replay Euro 2020 final

  Some England fans have started a petition, asking that UEFA order a replay of the Euro 2020 final. They feel the defeat to Italy on penalties was “unfair”, according to the Daily Mail. Italy have been accused of playing “dirty”, after their captain Giorgio Chiellini pulled on Bukayo Saka’s collar, dragging him onto the pitch in the latter stages of the game. While some fans have taken to social media to insist he deserved a red card for the move, he eventually got away with a yellow. The refereeing decisions have been widely disputed since and a number of England fans have taken it upon themselves to start up petitions. One petition, in its description, outlines: “Bukayo Saka was mistreated during the match between England and Italy as he was dragged down by hi...
Dare advocates independent National Sports Commission
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Dare advocates independent National Sports Commission

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Thursday advocated an independent National Sports Commission to develop the sector. He stated this at a Public Hearing organised by the Senate Committee on Sports and Youth Development chaired by Senator Obinna Ogba. The bills considered were the National Sports Commission Establishment Bill 2020 and the Federal Sports University, Nkalagu, Ebonyi Establisment Bill 2020. Dare said, “We must set up a commission that is contemporary, one that can develop our sports in a deliberate way and radically depart from what we have before.” He added that the sports commission currently envisaged must be restructured in a way that would make it capable of doing the work of repositioning the agenda such as the ministry had mapped out in the...
Ramos Deletes Real Madrid From His Social Media Profiles
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Ramos Deletes Real Madrid From His Social Media Profiles

Legendary Spanish defender Sergio Ramos has removed references to Real Madrid from his social media bios. “Football player and Unicef ambassador,” is the new description on his Twitter bio. He has listed the values of “heart”, “character” and “passion”.   On Real Madrid’s official website Ramos still appears listed as a first-team squad member. That would change soon, as his contract officially expired at midnight on Wednesday. Ramos enjoyed a trophy-laden spell at Madrid, winning Laliga, Copa del Rey, Spanish Super Cup, Champions League, UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup.
Prince Philip’s Cause of Death Listed as ‘Od age’
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Prince Philip’s Cause of Death Listed as ‘Od age’

Prince Philip's cause of death has been confirmed. The Duke of Edinburgh died ‘peacefully’ at the age of 99 on April 9, Buckingham Palace announced at the time. On Tuesday, May 4, it was revealed that the cause of death was simply ‘old age,’ according to The Telegraph, which reportedly obtained his death certificate. The death was certified by Sir Huw Thomas, the head of the royal medical household and the physician to the Queen. The description ‘old age’ is accepted if the patient is over 80 and if the doctor has personally cared for the patient for a long period, observing a gradual decline. The report also noted there was no other identifiable disease or injury that contributed to the death, including the heart condition that forced him to undergo a surgical procedure...
Danladi Umar: Abuja mob that attacked me chanted Biafran slogans
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Danladi Umar: Abuja mob that attacked me chanted Biafran slogans

Danladi Umar, chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), has stated that he was attacked at the Abuja plaza by a mob that was “chanting Biafran secessionist and sectional slogan.” The CCT chairman was caught on video hitting a security man who had told him his vehicle was parked in the wrong space at a popular plaza in Abuja. In his defence, Ibraheem Al-Hassan, CCT spokesperson, said the guard was rude and that some “Biafran boys” also harassed his boss. He also said it was Umar that asked him to “Biafran boys” to describe the mob — a description which Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, said could land the CCT chairman in jail. In an interview with PRNigeria, Umar insisted that those who confronted and assaulted him at the plaza were secessionists. He said: “As part ...
Chinese Court Rules that Homosexuality can now be Called a Mental Disorder
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Chinese Court Rules that Homosexuality can now be Called a Mental Disorder

A court in China has upheld a lower court's ruling in favour of a textbook’s description of homosexuality as a mental disorder. The decision of the Suqian Intermediate People’s Court in the eastern province of Jiangsu was called "random and baseless" by Ou Jiayong, also known as Xixi, who had filed the lawsuit. In 2016, Xixi had discovered a psychology textbook that described being gay as a mental disorder during her studies at the South China Agricultural University in Guangzhou, Guangdong province. In 1990, the World Health Organisation declassified homosexuality as a mental disorder following which China followed suit and decriminalised homosexuality in 1997. Two years later, in 2001, China removed it from the official list of mental disorders. Despite this, a psychology...
Nicki Minaj Father Killed by hit-and-run Driver
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Nicki Minaj Father Killed by hit-and-run Driver

The 64-year-old father of rapper Nicki Minaj has died after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver in New York. Robert Maraj was walking along a road in Mineola on Long Island at 6:15 p.m. Friday when he was hit by a car that kept going, Nassau County police said. Maraj was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead Saturday. The Homicide Squad is investigating the case and asking for the public’s help in identifying the responsible party. There was not a decent description of the suspect vehicle provided. Police are asking any witnesses to the fatal crash to come forward. Minaj, 38, was born Onika Tanya Maraj in Trinidad and was raised in the New York City borough of Queens. She has not made any public statement about her father’s death.
Billboard Cover: Tacha Celebrates With Tiwa Savage
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Billboard Cover: Tacha Celebrates With Tiwa Savage

Former Big Brother Nigeria housemate, Tacha has lauded popular afro-pop singer, Tiwa Savage for covering the popular Billboard magazine. The controversial ex housemate in her description of the talented singer says she has a brave heart, a fierce soul and a very strong mind. She concluded by expressing that she is ‘super proud’ of her following the achievement. She made this known via a post on her official Twitter handle on Friday.
22-year-old Lady Who Drowned her one-year-old baby in Lagos Speaks on Why She Did it
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22-year-old Lady Who Drowned her one-year-old baby in Lagos Speaks on Why She Did it

Oluwafunmilola Adisa, the 22-year-old lady who drowned her one-year-old daughter, Oluwanifemi, has given reasons for her action. Adisa, who lived with her older sister in Gowon estate in Lagos, reported herself to the police on May 11 after she drowned her own child. In a video interview with Punch, Adisa gave a vivid description of how she drowned the little girl. She also gave reasons for her action. She said she was ashamed of being a single mother. She also said being a single mother affected her education. She added that the fact that the father of her child played no role in her life didn't help matters. Watch the video below https://www.instagram.com/tv/CAUky3UDUId/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=loading
The Interesting Story Behind Freedom Park
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The Interesting Story Behind Freedom Park

The internet plays home to various lists written by culture writers and local guides on where to have fun in Lagos. The Freedom Park is a recurring place on these listicles with popular travel media startup, The Culture Trip referring to this park as a ‘multi-functional cultural hub’. All of these descriptions accurately talk about this recreational space, which in recent years, has become a home to the arts and culture in Lagos and Nigeria, at large. Today, the park is home to various interesting festivals that celebrate film and theatre, literature, music, arts, and crafts every year. This includes some of the big shows such as the Lagos Theatre Festival, Felabration, and the Lagos Poetry Festival. However, there’s a very interesting history of this place that isn’t common knowl...
Missing Wura is Dead, Family found her body in canal
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Missing Wura is Dead, Family found her body in canal

Missing lady, Wura is dead. Adewura’s body was found in a canal in Lagos. News has been spreading about Lateefah Adewura Belo, a 26 year old chartered accountant who went missing, May 15th in Gowon Estate area of Lagos state around 7 pm on her way from work. About 4 days ago, a twitter user, @Otunbakush So on this missing lady’s issue, heard some guys talking about a lady that got swept away around that mosan canal area during the heavy downpour on Wednesday, heard the lady was on a bike, the description of the lady match Wura’s identity. I heard people told the bike man not to pass there Twitter users are heartbroken as everyone was looking forward to the news that she has been found, only to get that she is dead. Twitter user, @theactionben, her cousin who shared the n...
Lady Cries Out, Accuses AMCON Of Threatening Her Husband’s Life
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Lady Cries Out, Accuses AMCON Of Threatening Her Husband’s Life

Nigerian lady accuses Description Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) manager of threatening her husband’s life in Lagos. In her series of video she posted online, she said : "Nigerians my life has been threaten the life of my husband and my children have been threatened, because AMCON and their receiving manager Mr Lare Olaoluwa has threatening their life at victory park estate in Lagos, where they bought a land". She said if you go to the land to start work the AMCON manager will come with thugs, touts and military men to attack them. She called out on AMCON to leave their life and the life of her husband alone that she don't want to be a widow yet. Watch Video below as she Burst Into tears crying.   View this post on Instagram...
Nigerian Man And 2 Others Killed, in Palmdale Shooting
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Nigerian Man And 2 Others Killed, in Palmdale Shooting

A Nigerian man identified as Kayode, was reportedly killed alongside two others in Palmdale shooting on Wednesday night. The Nigerian man who is said to be a serial entrepreneur was pronounced dead at the scene alongside two others, and it was gathered that the fourth victim of the Palmdale shooting was taken to a hospital in unknown condition, according to Deputy Marvin Crowder of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The murder weapon was not recovered, and it was further gathered that the description of the shooter or shooters as well as a motive was not immediately available. The shot residents were found after deputies responded at about 11:15 p.m on Wednesday, to a call of a gunshot victim in the area of Ranch Center Drive and 40th Street West.
2019 Polls: Here Are 7 Easy Steps To Locate, Collect Your PVC
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2019 Polls: Here Are 7 Easy Steps To Locate, Collect Your PVC

2019 Polls: Here Are 7 Easy Steps To Locate, Collect Your PVC With barely less than 97 days to the commencement of the 2019 General Elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has informed Nigerians that the Permanent Voter’s Card (PVC) should be collected at the Ward (Registration Area). The electoral body stated this in a statement issued on its PVC locator platform to registered voters who are yet to collect their PVCs. “With the decentralization of the collection of Permanent Voter’s Card (PVC), INEC has instructed that PVCs be collected at the Ward (Registration Area). “This tool provides a means of identifying where exactly your ward is located so you can go there to pick up your PVC. If you experience challenges or have further questions, please contact...
6-Year-old Girl Sexually Assaulted By Two 7-year-old Boys After Watching Porn
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6-Year-old Girl Sexually Assaulted By Two 7-year-old Boys After Watching Porn

Two 7-year-old boys, have been accused of sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl, after they watched porn on smartphones in school in Australia. While the police was also accused of failing to carry out appropriate investigations because the accused were minors under 10, Cyber-safety expert Susan McLean, who runs workshops for schools across the country, blasted the school after speaking to the mother of the sexual assault which is said to be “high-level”. Susan McLean who blasted the school authorities for failing to report the incident when it happened in the middle of last year, disclosed that the girl has since left school, while her alleged attackers are still attending.  Ms McLean said: This was high-level stuff. This wasn’t just low-level, and I understand you cannot charge a ...
Cristiano Ronaldo R*pe Allegation: Nike Expresses Deep Concern
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Cristiano Ronaldo R*pe Allegation: Nike Expresses Deep Concern

Nike has reportedly expressed deep concern about the r*pe allegations leveled against world famous footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo. Cristiano Ronaldo has a lucrative contract with Nike Nike has said it is "deeply concerned" by r*pe allegations against footballer Cristiano Ronaldo. The US sportswear giant - which has a contract worth a reported $1bn (£768m) with Ronaldo - said it would "continue to closely monitor the situation", the Associated Press reports. EA Sports, which also has a contract with Ronaldo, made similar comments. Ronaldo, 33, earlier "firmly" denied assaulting Kathryn Mayorga at a Las Vegas hotel in 2009. Ms Mayorga, a 34-year-old US former teacher, was inspired to speak out by the #MeToo movement, her lawyer said. "The MeToo movement and the ...

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