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US millionaire, Robert Durst, 78, sentenced to life imprisonment for best friend’s murder
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US millionaire, Robert Durst, 78, sentenced to life imprisonment for best friend’s murder

US real estate heir Robert Durst has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing his best friend. Durst, now 78, was the subject of the HBO crime documentary series, The Jinx, in which he apparently confessed to three murders. He was convicted in a Los Angeles court last month of shooting Susan Berman, 55, in the back of the head at her home in December 2000 to stop her from talking to police about his wife's disappearance. Susan was found shot in the head in her Beverly Hills home. In a victim impact statement in court, Berman's son told Durst "you murdered the person I was" when he killed her. Prosecutors called Durst, 78, a "narcissistic psychopath". The trial, which began in March last year but was ad...
Man arrested after his daughter’s corpse was discovered in Adamawa
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Man arrested after his daughter’s corpse was discovered in Adamawa

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

The Kollam Additional Sessions Court in Kerala, India on Wednesday, imposed a double life sentence on Sooraj S Kumar for killing his wife using a cobra. Sooraj had killed his 25-year-old wife, Uthra on May 7, 2020, by letting a cobra bite her in her sleep. The crime became known widely known as the 'Uthra murder case' and garnered international attention. In a case described by the prosecution as ‘rarest of the rare’, the convict was awarded life sentences on charges of Sections 302 (murder) and 307 (attempt to murder) as well as 10 years rigorous imprisonment under Section 328 (causing harm using poison) and seven years imprisonment under Section 201 (causing disappearance of evidence) of the IPC along with a fine of Rs 5 lakh. The trial court stopped short of awarding...
Update: Kidnapped BUK student escapes from abductors
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Update: Kidnapped BUK student escapes from abductors

The 300-Level student of Bayero University, Kano (BUK) Sakina Bello, who was abducted in Kano metropolis has reappeared. It will be recalled that the Botany student was reportedly kidnapped around 3pm on Tuesday, on her way back home in a commercial tricycle. The abductors later called on Wednesday morning, and demanded N100million ransom. Read HERE According to reports, no ransom was paid as she escaped from the abductors and then called her brother to inform him of her escape. Confirming the report, spokesman for the Kano Police Command, DSP Abdullahi Kiyawa, said that the student claimed that she escaped from the abductors and found herself around Sabon Gari area of the metropolis. He said the police had taken her to the hospital, adding that “no stone will be left unturne...
BBNaija: You can’t last two days in their shoes – Tacha slams those criticising Saga, housemates
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BBNaija: You can’t last two days in their shoes – Tacha slams those criticising Saga, housemates

Reality Tv star, Tacha Akide has criticised those judging Big Brother Naija, BBNaija, Season 6 housemates. Recently, Saga trended on social media for crying over Nini’s disappearance from the house on Wednesday. His action led to criticism from fans and even celebrities who called him out for focusing on a woman who has a lover outside the house rather than winning the show. The likes of singer, Orezi went ahead saying he dislike men who lose focus in a game where a huge sum of N90 million is involved just for a woman. Tacha, who was disqualified from BBNaija Season 4, on Friday warned those criticising housemates to stop judging them as they have no idea what it means to be in the house. According to her, most of those criticising the housemates cannot last ...
You didn’t know my teeth was growing when your d**k was getting hard in my mouth, f**cking !diot- Angel tells Pere as they clash
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You didn’t know my teeth was growing when your d**k was getting hard in my mouth, f**cking !diot- Angel tells Pere as they clash

BBNaija ''Shine Ya Eye'' housemates, Angel and Pere, had a serious clash in the house last night, September 22. Angel was angry at Pere over the ''silly jokes'' he made while the housemates were still in a confused state over Nini's disappearance. While they all deliberated on how Nini disappeared from the house, some of them insinuated that Nini might be a fake housemate, with Angel stating that Nini asked her about having fake housemates in the house. Pere confronted Angel for not talking about it earlier but Angel clapped back, telling him that she had said it earlier and he should shut up. In response, the 36-year-old actor said, “This one that doesn’t know how to talk to someone. This one that’s still growing teeth.” Angel was not having any of the jokes as she starte...
“It reminded me of when I lost my mum. I need to see a psychiatrist.They played it too deep”-Saga speaks following Nini’s disappearance prank
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“It reminded me of when I lost my mum. I need to see a psychiatrist.They played it too deep”-Saga speaks following Nini’s disappearance prank

Saga has expressed his distaste at the disappearance prank Big Brother made his love interest in the house, Nini, carry out. While speaking to Pere last night, Saga said the whole disappearance thing reminded him of when he lost his mum. ''This thing reminds me of when I lost my mum because it felt like death. It just felt like the person just disappeared all of a sudden. I don't like this trigger that they did for me. It was so painful. I don't like it. They played it so deep. I need to see a psychiatrist. They took me down one lane I didn't want to go back to. It reminded me of when I lost my mum a lot. Just sleep and wake up and the person is no longer there again.'' Watch the video below
BBNaija: l saw Nini sneak in, don’t believe her story – Pere insists
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BBNaija: l saw Nini sneak in, don’t believe her story – Pere insists

Big Brother Naija season 6 housemate, Pere has insisted that he saw fellow housemate, Nini sneak into the house. Pere, while having a discussion with Saga after Nini’s sudden disappearance, said he doesn’t believe her story of being on her bed all along. According to him, “I told you guys I won’t sleep till I got to the root of this and I made sure I did. “There’s no way Nini will say she has been on her bed because I caught her sneaking in and that is why I came to wake you up. “How can she say she has been on her bed when we even checked under the bed while searching for her. “There’s no way I am believing that story, I know what I saw. I caught her sneaking in.” Recall that Nini on Thursday morning sneaked into the house while the housemates were still ...
BBNaija: I don’t like men who Lose Focus because of women – Orezi blasts Saga
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BBNaija: I don’t like men who Lose Focus because of women – Orezi blasts Saga

Nigerian singer, Esegine Allen popularly known as Orezi has condemned Big Brother Naija, BBNaija housemate, Saga over his attitude regarding Nini’s disappearance. Saga became sober and broke down in tears on Thursday after he learnt Nini was missing from the house. Saga’s reaction after Nini’s disappearance has left fans of the show with mixed reactions. While some empathise with Saga, others insist his emotional breakdown is unnecessary seeing that he is in a competition for N90m and Nini has made it clear she has a boyfriend outside the house. Orezi took to his Instagram story, saying Saga’s obsession with Nini who has a boyfriend outside the house should not be celebrated. According to him, he dislikes men who lose focus in life because of women especially...
Allow Saga express his emotion over Nini’s disappearance – Waje
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Allow Saga express his emotion over Nini’s disappearance – Waje

Nigerian singer, Waje has waded into the controversy surrounding Big Brother Naija, BBNaija season 6 housemate, Saga. Saga has been trending on social media following his reaction to Nini’s disappearance from the Big Brother house for more than 24 hours. The secret task to sneak out of the house was given to Nini on Wednesday during her diary session. Nini’s disappearance got Saga emotional as he broke down in tears. This led to criticisms on social media as some viewers called him names for crying over someone’s else girlfriend and losing focus. A fan during Waje’s live Instagram session said Saga crying over Nini is too much. Waje, responding warned those criticising Saga for crying. According to her, people should be allowed to express their emotions...
#BBNaija: ”Saga is having such a hard time…Don’t cry”- Nini says as she watches Saga cry over her disappearance
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#BBNaija: ”Saga is having such a hard time…Don’t cry”- Nini says as she watches Saga cry over her disappearance

Big Brother Naija Shine Ya Eyes Housemate, Nini has expressed her concerns after she watched a video of Saga crying following her disappearance from the show. On Tuesday, Big Brother gave Nini a secret task to leave the house through an emergency exit upstairs for 24 hours without telling her fellow housemates. A few hours after Nini left the house, Saga raised an alarm after he could not find her anywhere. The camera focused on Nini in her secret white room watching Saga cry following her sudden disappearance from the house. An emotional Nini said; “Big Brother, Saga is having such a hard time.....awwww...don't cry'' Watch a clip of her speaking below...
Britney Spears goes off Instagram as she takes social media break to celebrate engagement
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Britney Spears goes off Instagram as she takes social media break to celebrate engagement

Britney Spears is taking a break from Instagram following her engagement to her boyfriend, Sam Asghari. After fans became worried over her disappearance, she wrote on Twitter  ""Don’t worry folks … just taking a little break from social media to celebrate my engagement  !!!! I’ll be back soon." Over the weekend, Spears and her longtime boyfriend Sam Asghari announced that they were engaged. Spears' lawyer Mathew Rosengart also told Fox News in a statement that "it was her decision" to step away from the social media platform. Meanwhile, a source told Page Six that "she’s happy and in a great place." The insider added, "and silence can be a powerful thing and a powerful message." In her most recent Instagram post, the 39-year-old pop star shared an article titled ...
Caleb varsity student disappears after cult threat
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Caleb varsity student disappears after cult threat

A student of Caleb University in the Imota area of Lagos State, Oluwafemi Oni, has been declared missing by his family. 21-year-old Oluwanifemi, an undergraduate studying Computer Science in the institution, suddenly sent disturbing messages to his elder sister, Stella, on WhatsApp that some suspected cultists wanted him dead and pleaded with his sister not to tell his parents about the threat. His father, Olajide Oni, in an interview with Punch, said his son finished his examination on Friday, August 13, 2021 and requested some money to visit his mother in Ibadan. Oni said that was the last time he heard from his son. “He requested money for transportation on Monday, August 16, 2021, and I sent N5,000 to him. But I did not see any debit alert since it’s my ATM card he is using....
‘Doctor Who’ actress, Tanya Fear reported Missing
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‘Doctor Who’ actress, Tanya Fear reported Missing

British actress, Tanya Fear has been reported missing in southern California. Fear, best known for her appearance in an episode of Doctor in 2018, was last seen on Thursday,September, 9, when her family reported her missing to Los Angeles police, her manager Alex Cole said. News of the disappearance surfaced on Sunday September 12, after author Bolu Babalola shared a missing poster for Tanya. “My friend Tanya has gone missing in the LA/Hollywood Bowl area. She hasn’t been seen since 9th September 2021. If anyone has any useful information please call (626)-232-8616 #FindTanyaFear. Would appreciate if those in the area or with reach in that area RT,” Bolu tweeted. She later added, “On the day she went missing her hair was natural, in its afro state.” Tanya‘s manager A...
Update: Two UK police staff given misconduct notices over Richard Okorogheye search ‘failings’
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Update: Two UK police staff given misconduct notices over Richard Okorogheye search ‘failings’

Two UK police staff members have been served misconduct notices over alleged failings in the investigation into the disappearance of Nigerian student, Richard Okorogheye. Richard, 19, who had sickle cell disease and had been shielding during the pandemic, went missing after leaving his family home in Ladbroke Grove, west London, on March 22 this year. His body was found in a lake in Epping Forest two weeks later. A cause of death has not yet been determined. Richard was last seen in Loughton, Essex, walking towards the forest on CCTV at 12.39am on 23 March. His body was found two miles from where he was last seen and was missing his phone, bag, and shoes - all of which have still not been found. Following complaints made by Richard's mother, Evidence Joel, the IOPC (Th...
Catholic Church bans Fr. Mbaka from Commenting on ‘Partisan Politics’
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Catholic Church bans Fr. Mbaka from Commenting on ‘Partisan Politics’

Enugu-based Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, who is the Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministries Enugu Nigeria (AMEN), has been banned by the  Catholic church from commenting on partisan politics. The Catholic bishop of Enugu Diocese Callistus Onaga in a letter dated June 3, 2021, disclosed the ban to  Fr. Mbaka and also converted his adoration ministry to chaplaincy. The letter also explains that Mbaka still leads the chaplaincy but the bishop (Onaga) can appoint any ministerial officer “to assist the chaplains to oversee the pastoral activities of the ministry.” The ban is coming after the controversy surrounding the recent disappearance and appearance of Fr. Mbaka which also led to the shutdown of his Adoration Ministry after he had asked President Muhammadu Buhari ...
Dubai’s Princess Latifa spotted ‘alive’ in new photo months after friends raised alarm that she was being held against her will by her king father
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Dubai’s Princess Latifa spotted ‘alive’ in new photo months after friends raised alarm that she was being held against her will by her king father

Princess Latifa of Dubai appears to still be alive if new pictures released are to be believed. New photographs uploaded to Instagram shows what looks to be Princess Latifa Al Maktoum,  daughter of Dubai ruler, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who has allegedly been held captive for years against her will. The snap shared by social media account "Shinny Bryn", shows a photo of three women including a smiling Princess Latifa sitting around a table in public. Keen observers also noticed that the photograph appears to have been flipped, based on the mirrored writing appearing on advertising in the background of the image. The photo also shows face masks lying on the table, suggesting it could have been taken during the coronavirus pandemic period. But Sky News rep...
I didn’t go for any Hookup, I was depressed and went to see my boyfriend to cool off – UNICROSS student, Priscilla Ojong speaks (video)
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I didn’t go for any Hookup, I was depressed and went to see my boyfriend to cool off – UNICROSS student, Priscilla Ojong speaks (video)

Priscilla Ojong, the University of Cross River student who was declared missing days ago, has again commented on the controversy surrounding her "disappearance". In an Instalive session she had, Priscilla disclosed that she told her roommate about where she was going to. She however said that she couldn't reach anyone because her phone was bad. The student also denied claim of going for a "hookup". Watch the video below............
Body of Missing ex footballer, James Dean, Found by Police after Four-day Search
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Body of Missing ex footballer, James Dean, Found by Police after Four-day Search

The body of a former footballer who was missing for four days has been found by police. James Dean, 35, a former player for Chorley FC and AFC Fylde, was last seen in Oswaldtwistle at around midnight on Wednesday, May 5. A desperate search was launched on Saturday after his heartbroken family became seriously concerned by his disappearance. But on Sunday,  police announced that a body had been found believed to be Mr. Dean. A statement from Lancashire Constabulary said: “Following extensive police enquiries a body was found in the Moscow Mill Street area around 2.25pm today (Sunday, May 9). “While the body has yet to be formally identified, it is believed to be Mr Dean. His family have been informed and our thoughts are with them at this time. “The death is not being tre...
Mbaka begs Catholic church and Bishop for Forgiveness
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Mbaka begs Catholic church and Bishop for Forgiveness

Rev. Fr Ejike Mbaka has publicly apologised to the Catholic Church and the Bishop of the Diocese of Enugu State, Bishop Callistus Onaga, for the unruly behaviour of his supporters in Enugu following rumours of his "disappearance" Mbaka, who is the Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry Enugu Nigeria (AMEN), explained what happened on the day his adherents feared he had been abducted. He explained that he had no idea his members had stormed the Bishop's residence to cause havoc on May 5. He said that when he heard, in his haste to get to his members and calm them down, he almost had an accident. On Sunday, May 9, Mbaka went on his knees and apologised to Bishop Onaga, the Catholic church in Enugu and the universal Church for the damage done by his followers at the Bishop’s ho...
Missing Nigerian student, Olisa Odukwe found Dead in Bristol Harbour, UK
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Missing Nigerian student, Olisa Odukwe found Dead in Bristol Harbour, UK

Olisa Odukwe, a Nigerian student in the UK, who was declared missing since Saturday has been found dead. Police divers searching for the missing Bristol University student found his body in Bristol Harbour, near Narrow Quay, on Tuesday afternoon, May 4. The 20-year-old was last seen at his home in Redland at 7 am on Saturday, May 1, with his disappearance sparking an urgent police appeal. The heartbreaking news of his death was shared publicly online after friends and teammates from his University of Bristol Association Football club had searched nearby Leigh Woods. Avon and Somerset Police said: 'Yesterday afternoon, police divers located and recovered the body of a man in Bristol Harbour, near Narrow Quay. Police have informed the family of 20-year-old Mr. Odukwe, whos...
15-year-old girl Declared Missing by her Family
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15-year-old girl Declared Missing by her Family

A family has declared a 15-year-old girl identified as Okigbo Chidera Vera missing. Vera who is a native of Umunnachi in Anambra state, was last seen in Aba, Abia state, at 3:30am According to her elder sister, 3 female suspects have been arrested in connection to Vera's disappearance. If you have any information about her whereabouts kindly reach her family on : 08037101527(father) 07011169455(brother) Facebook:Sirjazzy Kosi Okigbo
13-year-old girl allegedly commits suicide in Calabar
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13-year-old girl allegedly commits suicide in Calabar

A 13-year-old girl simply identified as Nsebong has allegedly committed suicide in Calabar, the Cross River State capital. According FadFM Calabar publicist, Archibong Efefiom, the incident happened at Diamond Hill area of Calabar on Sunday evening, May 2. It was gathered that teen's guardian had raised alarm over her disappearance. Neighbours gathered and embarked on a search only to discover her lifeless body dangling from a building. Efefiom wrote; Tragedy struck this evening in Diamond Hill, Calabar, when one miss Nsebong, a young girl of 13 allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself beside her house. This occurred after she made countless trips to the scene just to make sure nobody was around to notice while she indulged in the act. She had initially sneaked out w...
Update: Nigerian lady, Hindy Umoren, who Went Missing after going for a Job Interview Found dead
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Update: Nigerian lady, Hindy Umoren, who Went Missing after going for a Job Interview Found dead

A Nigerian lady, Hindy Umoren, who went missing after she left her home for a job interview, has been found dead. On April 30, LIB shared the story of how a woman with the handle @Umohuduak1 took to Twitter to raise an alarm over the disappearance of her friend, Hindy Iniobong Umoren, who went for a job interview. According to Umoh Uduak, Iniobong was invited for an interview at an undisclosed location along airport road in Uyo, the state capital on Thursday, April 29. She said about two hours later, she reportedly received a frantic phone call from Hindy. She was heard screaming before the call was abruptly ended and that her phone line has been switched off ever since. Giving an update this morning, Uduak said Hindy was raped, killed, and buried. ''They have finally killed me....
“I Don’t Know Anything about this” Man Accused of Inviting Missing Akwa Ibom woman for interview denies Involvement in her Disappearance
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“I Don’t Know Anything about this” Man Accused of Inviting Missing Akwa Ibom woman for interview denies Involvement in her Disappearance

Twitter users are hounding a man to produce a missing woman after she went missing when she left home for an interview. Iniobong Umoren left for an interview on Thursday, April 29, and hasn't been seen since then. Her friend took to Twitter to raise an alarm. She said she called Iniobong on phone to find out if she has arrived at the interview location in Akwa Ibom but heard her screaming before the phone went dead. Her phone hasn't been reachable since then . Their last chat shows Iniobong saying she's taking a bike to the venue because it's too far and she's yet to locate the place. Well, Twitter users began going through the timeline of the missing woman and they found a tweet she made, indicating interest in a job offer posted by a male Twitter user. The man, with th...
“I Called her and Heard her Screaming” – Lady Raises Alarm over the Disappearance of her Friend after she Left Home for Job Interview in Akwa Ibom
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“I Called her and Heard her Screaming” – Lady Raises Alarm over the Disappearance of her Friend after she Left Home for Job Interview in Akwa Ibom

A woman with the Twitter handle @Umohuduak1 has raised an alarm over the alleged disappearance of her friend, Iniobong Umoren, who went for a job interview. According to Umoh Uduak, Iniobong was invited for an interview at an undisclosed location along airport road in Uyo, the state capital on Thursday, April 29. About two hours later, she reportedly made a frantic phone call to Uduak. She was heard screaming before the call was abruptly ended. Her phone line has been switched off ever since.
Mother of missing Nigerian student Richard Okorogheye ,19, says she feels ‘completely helpless’ 13 days after his disappearance
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Mother of missing Nigerian student Richard Okorogheye ,19, says she feels ‘completely helpless’ 13 days after his disappearance

The mother of missing 19-year-old Richard Okorogheye has said her life is a 'complete nightmare' and that she feels 'completely helpless' following her son's disappearance. Richard Okorogheye, a 19-year-old Nigerian student at Oxford Brookes University, who has sickle cell disease was last seen on CCTV in Loughton, Essex, in the early hours of Tuesday, March 23, walking towards Epping Forest. Officers and police dogs have been searching the forest for four days. However, nothing of relevance to the investigation has been found, Met Police said, adding that Specialist police divers have now joined the search in Epping Forest. Mr. Okorogheye was last seen dressed all in black with a white Adidas logo across his lower back and had a black satchel bag. Speaking to T...
Kidnappers Kill Kaduna Businessman after Collecting N5m Ransom
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Kidnappers Kill Kaduna Businessman after Collecting N5m Ransom

The Kaduna State Police Command has arrested five members of a kidnap syndicate, who allegedly killed their victim after collecting N5m ransom from his family. Spokesperson of the command, ASP Mohammed Jalige, who disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday, February 24, said the kidnap syndicate had abducted one Alhaji Ahmadu, a Kaduna resident last December. The suspects were said to have contacted the victim's brother, who subsequently paid a total of N5 million to secure the release of Ahmadu. However, they went ahead and killed the victim after collecting ransom. "On 30th December, 2020 the Kaduna Police Command was in receipt of a complaint through DPO Panbeguwa from one Abdullahi Salihu 'M' a resident of Panbeguwa village alleging that on the 9th December, 2020 his elder...
Pastor Arrested Over Disappearance of his Lover in Port Harcourt
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Pastor Arrested Over Disappearance of his Lover in Port Harcourt

A clergyman identified as Pastor Sodje Masodje, has been arrested over the disappearance of a her lover named Beauty Sorbari Nwigbaranee. Sodje was arrested by the operatives of Garrison of the 6 Division of the Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt after Sorbari went missing on Christmas day. A source disclosed that 20-year-old Beauty, a final year student of the Department of Education, Rivers State University, visited Pastor Masodje, her supposed man friend, on December 25, 2020, Vanguard reports. It was gathered that since the lady visited the clergy, she has not returned and efforts to reach her have proved abortive as her phone has been switched off. The counsel for the family of the missing lady, Gobari Deebom, dislcosed that it was the father of the victim that contacted the...
Naya Rivera’s Disappearance is not Suicide – Cops Says after Speaking to her Son About Tragic Accident’
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Naya Rivera’s Disappearance is not Suicide – Cops Says after Speaking to her Son About Tragic Accident’

Cops who spoke to Naya Rivera's son, Josey after her shocking disappearance have disclosed that they've found no evidence which suggests the popular Glee star may have taken her own life. The "Glee" star rented a pontoon boat with her four-year-old son Josey on Wednesday July 8. She was supposed to return it within three hours, but when she didn't the marina went looking for her. They found the boat with just Josey aboard, and Rivera's life vest still in the vessel. Though it is speculated that the actress committed suicide, Ventura County Sheriff's Office sergeant Kevin Donoghue told People that they believe the incident was a tragic accident.   He said; "We interviewed her son and there was nothing that we learned from her son that would have suggested that this w...
Over 1,000 Nigerian Asylum Seekers Disappear in Netherlands
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Over 1,000 Nigerian Asylum Seekers Disappear in Netherlands

About 1,089 Nigerian asylum seekers who arrived Netherlands between last year and January this year are reportedly missing, raising serious concern in the country. The National Research Council (NRC) Handelsblad which collaborated with Lost in Europe in its June 2020 report, said the Central Agency for the Reception of Asylum Seekers (COA) identified a significant number of the cases. It was further learnt that there's been a upsurge in the number of Nigerians seeking asylum in The Netherlands, with 2,461 persons recorded in 2019. While 961 of them went missing in 2019, 128 could not be accounted for in January 2020. Some of the assylum seekers reportedly returned to Nigeria or moved to Italy, but “at least 961 disappeared without a trace”. It is speculated that the missing pe...
Police Has Identified a 43-year-old German Man as Prime Suspect in the Madeleine McCann Case
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Police Has Identified a 43-year-old German Man as Prime Suspect in the Madeleine McCann Case

Detectives investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann have made a huge breakthrough 13 years after she disappeared. The detectives revealed a new prime suspect in the case. The suspect is a 43-year-old German, currently in jail on an unrelated matter. He has not been named by British police but he was living in a campervan in Praia da Luz in Portugal around the time Maddie disappeared on May 3, 2007. The Metropolitan Police revealed today that the suspect took a 30-minute call to his Portuguese phone around an hour before the toddler was snatched from the holiday apartment where she was staying with her parents Kate and Gerry McCann and her young twin siblings, Sean and Amelie. Madeleine McCann was just 3 at the time she disappeared from her bed in a holiday apart...
Driver and his Friend Kill Businesswoman in Ogun
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Driver and his Friend Kill Businesswoman in Ogun

A commercial vehicle driver, Gbenga Ogungbemi, and his friend, Tosin Olbamoyo, have been arrested by men of the Ogun state police command for allegedly killing a businesswoman, Evelyn Ebere, and stealing her N400,000. A statement by the state police command spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said Gbenga who usually takes the deceased to Ire-Ekiti where she buys palmoil, connived with his friend to kill her so they can steal her money. While on their way to Ire-Ekiti, Gbenga stopped on the road, dispossed Ebere of her N400, 000, and killed her with the help of his friend, Tosin. The suspects then dumped Ebere's body inside the bush along the Sagamu-Benin Expressway. Oyeyemi said an investigation was launched following a report about Ebere's disappearance. The anti-kidnapping unit ...
My Aides Stole Money in my Bedroom – Senator Ajibola Bashiru
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My Aides Stole Money in my Bedroom – Senator Ajibola Bashiru

Senator Ajibola Bashiru, the lawmaker representing Osun Central Senatorial District has revealed that his political aides stole money in his bedroom in December 2019. This is coming after he debunked claims of arresting 5 of his aides for stealing amounts "ranging from N30 billion to N30 million and or 100,000 dollars". In a Facebook he shared, Bashiru wrote; “Many well-wishers have brought to my attention a campaign of calumny in the social media by some disgruntled elements that I caused five of my aides to be arrested over an alleged stolen amount ranging from N30 billion to N30 million and or 100,000 dollars, depending on their levels of fantasy.” However in an interview with The Nation, the Osun-born lawmaker revealed that  two of his aides were arrested because of the...
Naval Officer Declared Missing
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Naval Officer Declared Missing

A naval officer identified as  SLT David Igbashal has been declared missing, after embarking on a journey on February 23. Igbashal was working with the Naval Command in Calabar before his sudden disappearence. His family and office lost contact with him after he embarked on a journey from Calabar to Enugu on February 23. Members of the public with information on the missing naval officer should contact 08063238843.
Nnamdi Kanu Speaks On Collecting Bribe from Buhari
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Nnamdi Kanu Speaks On Collecting Bribe from Buhari

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has denied striking a deal with the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government. Kanu said he would never collect bribe from the federal government, especially now that his parents are dead. The IPOB leader was accused of striking a deal and collecting money from the Federal Government, ahead of the burial of his parents. Kanu’s parents, late HRH Eze Israel Okwu Kanu and his wife late Ugoeze Sally Nmeme Okwu-Kanu will be buried on Friday, February 14, 2020. The IPOB leader had in 2017 eloped from Nigeria following soldiers’ invasion of his home in Afara-Ukwu, Umuahia, Abia State. Following his disappearance and eventual reemergence in Israel, the IPOB leader was accused of taking bribes from the Nigerian...
Mompha Returns To Instagram Again After Sudden Disappearance
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Mompha Returns To Instagram Again After Sudden Disappearance

Infamous Nigerian big boy, Mompha’s insta account has mysteriously reappeared on Instagram after it’s mysterious disappearance from the social app. 16 days ago, we reported that the Instagram page of embattled Dubai-based Nigerian social media celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha a.k.a Mompha seems to have been deactivated. The deactivation of the account was rumored to be connected to his arrest by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over his alleged involvement in internet fraud and money laundering. Today, we decided to troll his Instagram page a little, and we discovered that the account is back on Instagram.
WAEC Official Threatens MURIC Director With Disappearance In Leaked Audio
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WAEC Official Threatens MURIC Director With Disappearance In Leaked Audio

In a tone reminiscent of the dark days of the military era in Nigeria, an official of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), Reverend (Dr) Henry Osidehinde has threatened a ‘disappear without trace’ treatment for Director of Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), Professor Ishaq Akintola for daring to demand the rights of Muslim students. In the 1 minute, 3 seconds audio clip exclusively obtained by Muslim News, Rev. Osidehinde specifically warned Prof Akintola against protesting over WAEC’s deliberate scheduling of its examinations to collide with Friday’s prayer. The Reverend, who is reported to be the Deputy Registrar in charge of the School Examinations Department at the Lagos office of WAEC made the controversial statement at a seminar held on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at the ...
Cardiff City pay Tribute to Emiliano Sala
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Cardiff City pay Tribute to Emiliano Sala

Cardiff players paid a touching tribute to Emiliano Sala before their first home match since his disappearance. The Cardiff striker remains missing, alongside one other, after a plane carrying both passengers, disappeared. The Argentinian forward, who signed for the Welsh side in a club-record £15million had returned to France to say goodbye to team-mates ahead of starting his Cardiff career. Premier League side Cardiff are ‘still praying’ for positive news on the striker, while the French club said ‘Wherever you are, we think of you.’ Football fans from both countries have continued to pay tribute as the search continues. A visibly emotional Warnock walked around the pitch to celebrate with supporters at the end of the Bluebirds’ first home game since new signing Emiliano Sala...
Arsenal Could Recruit Before Transfer Deadline, Says Emery
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Arsenal Could Recruit Before Transfer Deadline, Says Emery

Arsenal’s Spanish head coach Unai Emery/ AFP Unai Emery said Arsenal could recruit up to two players before Thursday’s transfer deadline, with Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic linked with a move to the Emirates. The Arsenal manager’s preference is for loan deals and Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez is also rumoured to be on the Premier League club’s radar. “This transfer (window) is not easy and the message is the club is working on different players and the possibility, if it can be, is good for us,” Emery told reporters on Monday, refusing to be drawn on specific names. “We are looking at two different players and the possibility they can come. If they aren’t coming to help us like we want, I prefer they don’t come.” Emery hinted at his reluctance to recruit defensive rein...
Gary Lineker Criticises Ronaldo For Posting Selfie On Private Plane In Wake Of Emiliano Sala Tragedy
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Gary Lineker Criticises Ronaldo For Posting Selfie On Private Plane In Wake Of Emiliano Sala Tragedy

Match of the Day presenter Gary Lineker has criticised Cristiano Ronaldo for posting an ill-timed selfie while on board his private jet on Tuesday evening. Lineker flagged the Juventus star's tweet before saying: 'Not the day for this tweet. It really isn't.' The Portuguese striker's picture comes in the wake of Emiliano Sala's disappearance as he flew from Nantes to Cardiff on Monday night to complete his move to the Premier League side. Source: rushhoursport
Burkina Faso Prime Minister and Entire Cabinet Resign From Office
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Burkina Faso Prime Minister and Entire Cabinet Resign From Office

Burkina Faso Prime Minister, Paul Kaba Thieba, and his entire cabinet have resigned from office as confirmed in a statement released today. Thieba, a former economist, who held the position of Burkina Faso’s Prime Minister since January 2016 when he was nominated by President Roch Marc Christian Kabore, confirmed the resignation in a televised statement. Though no reason was given for the resignation, it was however gathered that recent high-profile disappearances of foreign nationals have led to direct calls for Mr Thieba’s resignation, as well as that of his defence and security ministers. The government has faced mounting pressure over attacks by militants that have left dozens dead in recent months, including at the French embassy in the capital Ouagadougou, and a number of ki...
Lagos Taxi Driver Punished for Stealing Passengers Phone
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Lagos Taxi Driver Punished for Stealing Passengers Phone

A Lagos taxi driver operating on one of the car hailing services Nigeria, met his Waterloo, early this morning, after allegedly stealing a phone belonging to his client in Lagos. The suspect had gone to drop the lady at her Omole Estate Phase 1 home, but when she stepped inside to get money to pay for the ride, the man allegedly stole her iPhone 8. Upon her return, she discovered that her phone was missing, but the driver denied having anything to do with its sudden disappearance. However, a search was conducted and in the end, the phone was found safely hidden in the car’s sunroof, prompting the driver to be punished and later freed after confessing and apologizing.
Man kills ex-wife, manages her Facebook to make people think she’s alive
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Man kills ex-wife, manages her Facebook to make people think she’s alive

A surgeon pushed his ex-wife off cliff then managed her Facebook profile for months to make people believe she’s still alive. According to the police, Dr Dharmendra Pratap Singh allegedly pushed his ex-wife, Rakhi Srivastava, off a cliff and for the following seven months updated her social media to avoid suspicion of murder. Rakhi Srivastava went missing in June shortly after she remarried following her split from Dr Singh. After her disappearance, her new husband was the suspect but police in Gorakhpur, India, detained Singh and two alleged associates, Pramod Kumar Singh and Deshdeepak Nishad, on Friday. Cops say Dr Singh sedated Ms Srivastava and killed her. He then regularly changed her Facebook status on her phone to deceive people into thinking she’s still alive. However,...
Hoodlums Threaten To Wipe Out Family In Ondo Over Missing Indian Hemp
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Hoodlums Threaten To Wipe Out Family In Ondo Over Missing Indian Hemp

Some yet to be identified hoodlums, reportedly attacked and threatened to wipe out a family in Ondo over missing Indian hemp kept in a farm. The farmer identified Martina Akpan who now lives in fear of the attack, disclosed that her younger brother, Isaac Akpan was attacked by hoodlums numbering over 40 at his farm. According to him, the hoodlums who were armed with dangerous weapons, allegedly beat Akpan to a pulp after he was said to have been queried over the disappearance of bags of Indian hemp kept on the family’s cocoa farm. Daily Post reported that Martina who met the hoodlums with her brother forcefully sandwiched on one of the motorcycle while on her way to the farm, was also attacked alongside her father after they traced the hoodlums to Ilu-Abo, few kilometers from Bolorun...
DSS Finally Speaks On The Disappearance Of Nnamdi Kanu
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DSS Finally Speaks On The Disappearance Of Nnamdi Kanu

The Department of State Services (DSS), has denied that five of its personnel aided Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to escape from his Umuahia home on September 14, 2017. Kanu’s whereabouts was unknown, until he surfaced in Israel recently, after the alleged September 14 raid by a combined team of the Army, Police and the DSS at his home in Umuahia, Abia. A statement by the Public Relations Officer of the service, Peter Afunanya, said that the purported report was fake, mischievous and defamatory. “The Service wishes to state that the news is fake, mischievous and defamatory. It is nothing but a figment of the imagination of the originators,” the statement quoted Afunanya as saying. He said that the stock in trade of Kanu and his collaborators, was...
Saudi Arabia Finally Admits Journalist Jamal Khashoggi Was Killed In Its Istanbul Consulate
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Saudi Arabia Finally Admits Journalist Jamal Khashoggi Was Killed In Its Istanbul Consulate

  Saudi Arabia admitted the journalist was killed inside its consulate in the Turkish city of Istanbul after a brawl but made no mention of where his body is. Jamal Khashoggi, Photo:AFP/GETTY Journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in a fight in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, the country's state TV reports, quoting an initial inquiry. Deputy intelligence chief Ahmad al-Assiri and Saud al-Qahtani, senior aide to Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, were sacked over the affair, it says. US President Donald Trump said what had happened was "unacceptable" but added that Saudi Arabia was a "great ally". This is the first time the kingdom has admitted Mr Khashoggi is dead. The acknowledgement follows two weeks of denials that Saudi Arabia had any involvement in the d...
One Year After Going Missing, IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu Reportedly Spotted In Israel
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One Year After Going Missing, IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu Reportedly Spotted In Israel

The controversial leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has been reportedly spotted in Israel 1 year after his disappearance.   Nnamdi Kanu in Israel It has been reported that the missing leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has been spotted in Israel. According to Punch Metro, Kanu's younger brother, Emmanuel, revealed on Friday that the family received the news through an online video shared by one Castro Nkume.   Nnami Kanu praying in Israel Emmanuel, who spoke through a telephone interview, said the deputy director of IPOB Uche Ejiofor has also confirmed that the man seen in the video was Kanu. The whereabouts of Kanu and his parents had remained unknown since their family house was allegedly invaded by sol...
IPOB: Police Silent About Women Protesters Arrested In Imo State
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IPOB: Police Silent About Women Protesters Arrested In Imo State

Scores Of Women Remain Detained By Imo Police. The police in Imo State have refused to make comments on the women detained recently following their protest of the “disappearance” of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). It was gathered that the women were picked close to Warehouse junction in the state capital, on Friday after attempts by the policemen to disperse them with teargas were unsuccessful. When contacted, Andrew Enwerem, spokesman of the Imo state police command, declined to state the offence of the protesters. Asked why the police picked them up, he replied : “Go to Owerri prison, you are a reporter. Go to the prison and find out.” TheCable, however, told him attempts have been made to have access to the prison authorities but the reporter ...

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