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Occupants escape unhurt as container falls on vehicle in Ikorodu
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Occupants escape unhurt as container falls on vehicle in Ikorodu

Three occupants in the vehicle pictured above, escaped unhurt after a 40 feet tanker fell on their vehicle while they were commuting along the Ikorodu-Sagamu road on Monday, October 11. The occupants were said to have been smart enough to run out of the vehicle when they noticed the container was about to fall off the trailer carrying it.
Kenyan child serial killer who murdered 13 minors escapes from police custody
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Kenyan child serial killer who murdered 13 minors escapes from police custody

The self-confessed child serial killer behind the murder of 13 minors in Kenya, has escaped from police custody. According to police sources, Masten Milimo Wanjala was being held at Jogoo Road Police Station in Nairobi when he escaped on Tuesday, October 12. The suspect was expected at the Makadara Law Courts on Wednesday, October 13, to face 13 counts of murder. It remains unclear how the suspect managed to slip from custody, however, police signal has been circulated asking officers in the capital city and its neighbouring counties to be on high alert. Recall that Wanjala, was arrested on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, following the discovery of two bodies dumped near Nairobi, the Kenyan capital. He confessed to murdering ten children and sucking his victims' blood in a five-...
Two arrested as suspected robbery gang lays siege on Kwara community
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Two arrested as suspected robbery gang lays siege on Kwara community

Two suspected members of a robbery gang have been arrested at Ga Adabata, Temidire, in Asa Local Government Area of Kwara State. They were arrested by local vigilante while others escaped. Spokesman of the Kwara State command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Babawale Zaid Afolabi confirmed this to newsmen in Ilorin on Sunday. He said “there have been reports of nefarious activities of suspected armed robbers in some communities of Alapa town in Asa local government area of the state. “The robbers were fond of going around with dangerous weapons, attacking innocent people and dispossessing them of their belongings. “One of such attacks took place on Saturday night, some people were attacked with matchets and other dangerous weapons by hoodlums who carte...
Irate mob overpowers vigilante, sets suspected thief ablaze in Delta
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Irate mob overpowers vigilante, sets suspected thief ablaze in Delta

An irate mob has reportedly overpowered a vigilante group, setting a suspected thief ablaze in Warri, Delta State. The Police Rapid Response Team from “A” Division in Warri had arrested a four-man gang, including 22-year-old Efe David, with three others fleeing the scene. The gang had allegedly snatched a tricycle with registration number FHR 600 QF at Hausa Quarters. The fleeing suspects escaped from the crime scene with the snatched tricycle following a hot chase by the police. Based on the information, one of the fleeing suspects was arrested by the vigilante with the snatched tricycle just as the remaining two others escaped. The Delta State Police Command, led by CP Ari Muhammed Ali, confirmed the report in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP ...
Police rescue suspected homosexuals from mob attack after they were allegedly caught having s*x in a public toilet in Rivers
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Police rescue suspected homosexuals from mob attack after they were allegedly caught having s*x in a public toilet in Rivers

Two persons suspected to be homosexuals escaped a mob attack after they were allegedly caught having sex in a public toilet at the Mile Three Park, Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Punch reports that one of them, said to be in his early 40s and identified simply as Stephen, was reported to be sleeping with a young man in the toilet when they were caught. The attendant of the public toilet, Mr Vitalis Andrew, recalled that Stephen and his alleged partner paid him money to use two different toilet rooms, but another customer, who was using one of the toilets, heard loud moaning and suspected something was fishy. Andrew claimed that the customer climbed the wall separating the two toilet rooms and saw Stephen having intercourse with his partner. “This morning, one guy paid me to use th...
Edo jail break: Drama as Fugitive Defecates and Sprays Officials with Faeces to avoid Arrest (video)
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Edo jail break: Drama as Fugitive Defecates and Sprays Officials with Faeces to avoid Arrest (video)

  One Chinedu Ogu, an inmate who escaped from a Correctional Center in Edo State, has been apprehended by officials of the Public Works Volunteers (PUWOV) in collaboration with other security agencies in the State. It was gathered that Ogu, a bus driver, who was standing trial for murder charges, was intially arrested after contravening traffic rules at Ibiwe, the outskirts of Benin City on September 22. However, it was later discovered that he was among the 1,993 inmates who escaped from two correctional centres in the state during the #EndSARS protest on October 19, 2020. In an attempt to resist arrest, the fugitive stripped naked and proceeded to pass out faeces after which he used his hands to pick up the faeces and poured it on the PUWOV ...
Cristiano Ronaldo switches mansions after bleating sheep kept waking him up
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Cristiano Ronaldo switches mansions after bleating sheep kept waking him up

Portugese football star, Cristiano Ronaldo and his family have switched mansions after bleating sheep kept waking them up. The 36-year-old Manchester United returnee has moved from one seven-bed home to another, as he reportedly loves his rest between matches. Ronaldo who had earlier moved into a £6million home in 23 acres days after sealing his return to United, escaped his baaing woe by moving into a £3million seven-bed owned by a former Man United star. The Sun reported that the striker, his partner Georgina Rodriguez, 27, and their four children moved out after less than a week due to the racket from sheep and security fears. A source told the publication; “While the property is beautiful and is nestled in rolling fields and woodland, it was also close to sheep whi...
Two suspects arrested over murder of Senator Bala Na’Allah’s son in Kaduna
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Two suspects arrested over murder of Senator Bala Na’Allah’s son in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command has arrested two suspects in connection with the murder of Captain Abdulkareem, the son of Senator Bala Na’Allah, who represents Kebbi South Senatorial seat in the Senate According to reports, the suspects were apprehended two days ago. However, details of the arrest are sketchy. Spokesperson of the command, ASP Mohammed Jalige, said that one of the suspects is currently at large. "We have two suspected killers of Abdulkareem Na’Allah in our custody. One other is at large.” he stated. Recall that the 36-year-old pilot was killed by assailants in his Malali (GRA) residence in Kaduna North Local Government Area on Sunday, August 29. He was found tied and strangled in his bedroom around 12pm by the assailants who escaped with his vehicle and pe...
#BBNaija: Cross, Saskay, Angel,Yousef and Emmanuel up for eviction as Whitemoney wins Head of House challenge
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#BBNaija: Cross, Saskay, Angel,Yousef and Emmanuel up for eviction as Whitemoney wins Head of House challenge

Cross, Saskay, Angel,Yousef and Emmanuel are the housemates up for eviction this week. Nini, who was initially among those put up for possible eviction this week escaped after she came second in the Head of House game and used the Veto power to replace herself with Cross. After using her Veto power, Whitemoney picked Queen as the Deputy Head of House for the week.
Nice vs Marseille: Abandoned Ligue 1 game Rescheduled for October 27
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Nice vs Marseille: Abandoned Ligue 1 game Rescheduled for October 27

The match between Nice and Marseille which was abandoned last month due to crowd trouble will be replayed on October 27, France's Ligue 1 said on Monday. It is set to be played at a neutral location and Ligue 1 said the venue will be determined at a later date. Nice were handed a two-point penalty, one of which is suspended, following fan violence during the game which was abandoned with 15 minutes left after home fans threw projectiles and invaded the pitch. French Professional League (LFP) had ordered the club to play their next home game behind closed doors, pending the results of the probe. The point deduction meant Nice had dropped to fifth place - one point behind Marseille in the standings, with six points from three games, but both teams won this weeke...
BBNaija: I didn’t expect to come this far – Cross
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BBNaija: I didn’t expect to come this far – Cross

Big Brother Naija, BBNaija season 6 housemate, Cross says he didn’t expect to come this far in the reality show. Cross said this to Pere as he escaped eviction this week. Cross, Pere, Yousef, Angel, Emmanuel and Nini are the housemates saved this week from eviction. Others, including Whitemoney and Liquorose were nominated for likely eviction this week. Discussing with Pere, Cross said he had it in mind just to spend five weeks as his expectation was not to make it this far. “I didn’t expect to come this far, my expectation was to stay till like half of the show, like five weeks. “Many people just told me to try two weeks but I told myself to stay at least five weeks, that’s like half of the show but now we’re past the fifth week. “Let’s jus...
Afghanistan’s biggest female pop star escapes to Turkey as fears grow for women in the country
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Afghanistan’s biggest female pop star escapes to Turkey as fears grow for women in the country

Afghanistan's biggest female pop star has escaped to Turkey from Kabul as fears grow for women in the country after the Taliban's vow to impose strict Sharia law. Aryana Sayeed, a singer, and judge on the Afghan version of The Voice, was one of those fortunate to escape the country on a US cargo jet on Wednesday, August 18. 'I am well and alive and after a couple of unforgettable nights, I have reached Doha, Qatar and am awaiting my eventual flight back home to Istanbul,' the 36-year-old told her 1.3 million Instagram followers. Ms Sayeed later posted an update showing that she had flown onward to Turkey. She said: 'After I get home and my mind and emotions return back to normal from a world of disbelief and shock, I have many stories to share with you.' Ms. Saye...
Oh No! One Dies As Gas Tanker Crushes Cars In Ogun
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Oh No! One Dies As Gas Tanker Crushes Cars In Ogun

According to a report by Daily Post, a man who was driving his family has been confirmed dead in Ogun State after a gas-laden tanker fell on his car and another along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Saturday. His wife and children escaped unhurt. The accident occurred around 7am at Orimerumu axis of the highway, outbound Lagos. The accident involved an unregistered Volvo gas truck, a Toyota Corolla with registration number, EQ 165 LSR, and a Toyota Sienna marked FKJ 341 GC. The Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement and Enforcement (TRACE) corps confirmed the incident to DAILY POST on Saturday. TRACE spokesman, Babatunde Akinbiyi, said “the gas-laden truck lost control and fell on both the Sienna and Corolla car.” Akinbiyi added that the driver of the truck fled the...
NPFL: Four clubs to be Relegated to NNL Confirmed
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NPFL: Four clubs to be Relegated to NNL Confirmed

The four clubs that will be relegated from the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) after the 2020/2021 season, have been confirmed. They are Jigawa Golden Stars, FC Ifeanyi Ubah, Warri Wolves and Adamawa United. The four teams will now drop down to the Nigeria National League (NNL). Ifeanyi Ubah, Wolves and Adamawa were all relegated before the last day of the season. They were joined by Jigawa Golden Stars, who lost 2-0 at MFM FC on the last day of the campaign. Wikki, Heartland and Abia Warriors all escaped the drop. Akwa United were crowned NPFL champions for the first time this year.
Gunmen Burnt alive in Kano
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Gunmen Burnt alive in Kano

Some suspected armed robbers have been burnt alive by angry youths at Rimi village in Sumaila Local Government Area of Kano state. It was learnt that the armed robbers stormed Rimi town but were repelled by the youths. While two of them were caught, one escaped. The two suspected robbers were beaten and then burnt alive. The state police spokesperson, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa confirmed the incident saying that when the Police arrived the scene, they found that the robbers were burnt to ashes and they evacuated their remains to hospital. Kiyawa said;   “We have recovered knives and other weapons believed to belong to the deceased suspects. “As of now, the state’s Commissioner of Police, Samaila Shuaibu Dikko, has ordered a th...
Kidnappers Abduct two Children and 5 Adults in Suleja
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Kidnappers Abduct two Children and 5 Adults in Suleja

Two children and seven adults were reportedly abducted at Anguwar Kwankwashe in Suleja, Niger state. Daily Trust reported that the kidnappers in large number invaded some houses and a hotel around 1:35 am on Tuesday August 3. Two of the kidnap victims however escaped from their abductors. An eyewitness, Shehu Abdulkadir said; “They split into groups to attack homes from where they took their victims. “It was even the sound of their gun shot that woke me up. I walked quietly to check the window and discovered that the kidnappers, some of them even dressed like soldiers." A vigilante, who preferred anonymity, said he alerted men of the C police division immediately he heard the sound of the sporadic gunshots in the area. He said the vigilante ...
Update: Governor Ortom directs Demolition of house used by kidnappers of Benue Commissioner’s Wife
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Update: Governor Ortom directs Demolition of house used by kidnappers of Benue Commissioner’s Wife

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has ordered for the immediate demolition of a house used by the kidnappers who abducted the wife of the State Commissioner for Lands, Survey and Solid Minerals, Mrs Ann Unenge and her driver. LIB reported that a gun duel with the kidnappers and men of Operation Zenda on Monday, August 2, led to the rescue of Mrs Ann Unenge and her driver who sustained injury on his left leg while three other suspects allegedly escaped. Governor Ortom gave the directive at the Nigeria Police Headquarters Makurdi where dead bodies of three of the kidnappers neutralised by men of Operation Zenda were displayed. The directive given by the Governor for the demolition of the house used by the abductors is in line with provisions of the Benue State Law on prohib...
Three Kidnappers Killed in Gun duel as Police rescue Abducted Wife of Benue Commissioner
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Three Kidnappers Killed in Gun duel as Police rescue Abducted Wife of Benue Commissioner

Operatives of the Benue joint security patrol team code-named ‘Operation Zenda' have killed three suspected kidnappers and rescued Mrs Ann Unenge, wife of the State Commissioner for Land and Survey, Hon. Aondoaver Unenge Bernard. Mrs Unenge was kidnapped around 6pm on Thursday, July 29, shortly after she returned from Daudu town, an outskirt where she went to visit her parents. The kidnappers were neutralised during a fierce gun duel with men of Operation Zenda on Monday, August 2, while three other suspects allegedly escaped.
Suspected Thief Arrested three months after Stealing Motorcycle in Kwara
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Suspected Thief Arrested three months after Stealing Motorcycle in Kwara

Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has said it nabbed a suspected thief two months after he escaped arrest. The suspect, Saliu Raofeek was arrested at a popular supermarket around Ibrahim Taiwo area of Ilorin metropolis on Tuesday, July 20. Spokesman of the state command of the NSCDC, Babawale Afolabi, who disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday, July 21, said that Raofeek was declared wanted over alleged theft of motorcycle and was nabbed at a popular supermarket around Ibrahim Taiwo area in the Ilorin metropolis "It will be recalled that the middle-aged man was accused of stealing a motorbike sometime in May 2021 but evaded arrest and disappeared into a thin air with the stolen bike. All efforts to apprehend him since then has prov...
Kanye West didn’t rap negatively about Kim Kardashian on new album – New report says news suggesting the rapper compared living with the reality star to being in prison is false
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Kanye West didn’t rap negatively about Kim Kardashian on new album – New report says news suggesting the rapper compared living with the reality star to being in prison is false

A report by The UK Sun that Kanye West made disparaging remarks about estranged wife Kim Kardashian on his tenth album, titled Donda, is said to be false. This comes after it was alleged that the 44-year-old rapper broke down in tears on stage at his album listening party in Las Vegas over the weekend, playing a track that included disparaging remarks about his marriage to the mother of his four children. His new song Welcome to my Life was said to include lyrics about his troubled personal life including his current divorce from the KUWTK star, his meltdowns on Twitter, and his failed US Presidency bid, according to The Sun on Monday July 19. The lyrics of his new song reportedly likens their Calabasas marital home that he shared with Kim to jail, as he raps: 'Tell the assass...
Suspected Kidnapper of military personnel arrested in Ogun
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Suspected Kidnapper of military personnel arrested in Ogun

A suspected kidnapper of a military officer was on July 17 arrested by operatives of Ogun state police command at Odo pako Ota, in Ado odo ota local government area of Ogun state. The suspect Waliu Oloyede was arrested following a distress call received by the DPO Sango ota divisional headquarters, CSP Godwin Idehai that some vigilante men were having issues with an army officer at Odo pako area of ota. Spokesperson of the state command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the arrest, said upon receiving the report, the DPO led his team to the scene where the suspect, who was dressed in full military camouflage uniform with the rank of W02 but could not give a satisfactory account of himself was apprehended and brought to the station. The suspect was said to have attempted to sna...
Military officer and his son killed by suspected kidnappers laid to Rest in Plateau state
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Military officer and his son killed by suspected kidnappers laid to Rest in Plateau state

The remains of a retired military officer, Major Amos Asabar Arandong,56, and his son killed by suspected kidnappers, were buried in Farah Mbar/Mangar community, Bokkos Local Government Area of Plateau State on Saturday, July 17. It was gathered that Major Arandong, who retired in January 2021, and his 27-year-old son, Aaron Mahan Amos Arandong, were shot dead by suspected kidnappers who attacked their house located around Farin Gada community in Jos in the early hours of Tuesday, July 13. The gunmen also abducted the late officer’s wife and another one of his sons. Mrs Arandong escaped from the bush while her kidnapped son later regained his freedom after a ransom was paid to the abductors. Speaking during the funeral, the Chairman of Bokkos LGA, Chief Yusuf Machen, lamen...
Armed Robbery Suspect Shot Dead While Robbing People Along The Highway In Ogun
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Armed Robbery Suspect Shot Dead While Robbing People Along The Highway In Ogun

In what will come across as a really startling development, an armed robbery suspect was in the early hours of Friday, July 16, shot dead along the Shagamu/Ijebu ode expressway by operatives of Ogun state police command while robbing people on the highway. A statement by DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesperson of the state police command, said the suspect met his Waterloo when the DPO Odogbolu division, SP Awoniyi Adekunle and his men who were on a joint patrol with a team of military men, received a distress call that armed robbers numbering about seven had blocked the road around southwestern University, and are dispossessing people of their belongings. ''Upon the distress call, the Dpo and his team moved to the scene, but as soon as the armed robbers sighted them, they engaged them...
Bandits Abduct Medical Worker in Sokoto
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Bandits Abduct Medical Worker in Sokoto

One of the victims abducted by bandits in Unguwar Lalle village, Sabon Birni Local Government Area of Sokoto State have been identified as Garba Zolo, a medical worker. LIB reported that the gunmen attacked the village at about 2 p.m. on Thursday, killed two soldiers, wounded several others and abducted many people. A source, Musa Gobir, who spoke to Premium Times confirmed that the medical worker was among those abducted. He said the bandits stormed a primary healthcare centre in the village and whisked away Mr Zolo and two persons. "The remaining healthcare centre staff were lucky to have escaped.” he added. Gobir, however, said the gunmen were yet to make contact with the family of Mr Zolo.
Catholic Priest who was kidnapped by Boko Haram reportedly regains freedom
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Catholic Priest who was kidnapped by Boko Haram reportedly regains freedom

Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Elijah Wada who was kidnapped by Boko Haram last month has reportedly regained freedom. The Nation reported that Wada was kidnapped on June 30, 2021, along Biu/Damboa road, which he mistakenly followed on his way to Damaturu, Yobe State. The publication reported that they were told by "reliable sources" that the priest regained freedom last Thursday evening, July 8. An official in the Diocese who is not authorised to talk to the media, told The Nation; “The news of the freedom of our brother is true. We thank God for his life. We are grateful to God for the cheering news." It is not clear how the priest was released but there are different narratives on the incident. While others alleged the Diocese paid the ransom for his release, others said the R...
FG Releases Photos of 4 Inmates who escaped from Jos Custodial Centre
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FG Releases Photos of 4 Inmates who escaped from Jos Custodial Centre

The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS) has published the photos of four inmates who escaped from a prison facility in Jos, Plateau state. The photos were released Friday, July 9, via the NCS's Facebook account in a post titled: Faces of inmates that escaped from Jos Custodial Centre. The NCS disclosed that the inmates escaped around 2am on July 8 and advised members of the public who have useful information that could lead to the re-arrest of the fugitives to contact the nearest police station.   Mr Samuel Aguda, the Controller- in-Charge of the command, confirmed the development to newsmen on Friday in Jos.   Aguda, who said the incident occurred in the wee hours of Thursday, attributed the development to negligence on the part of personnel on duty. ...
“What a country” – Femi Fani Kayode reacts after Bandits abducted babies from a hospital in Kaduna
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“What a country” – Femi Fani Kayode reacts after Bandits abducted babies from a hospital in Kaduna

The recent activities of bandits in Kaduna state is becoming more disturbing. It was gathered that bandits in large numbers stormed the residential quarters of the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Centre in Zaria, Kaduna State on Sunday and abducted babies, nurses and security guards. The report also said the bandits engaged officers from a nearby police station in a fierce gun battle before they escaped with their victims. Reacting in shock over the news, former minister of Aviation, Femi Fani Kayode wrote on Twitter:  "Babies abducted from a hospital by terrorists in Kaduna? What a country!" Femi Fani Kayode screamed.
Suspected Ritualist Cuts off 7-year-old boy’s hand in Kwara
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Suspected Ritualist Cuts off 7-year-old boy’s hand in Kwara

A suspected ritualist has cut off the hand of a 7-year-old boy identified as Usman Abubakar, in Pategi town, Pategi local government area of Kwara State. It was gathered that the unknown person has reportedly three young male Quranic (Alimanjiri) students to a bush at about 10:30 pm, on Monday, June 21 and cut off Abubakar's right hand. The children are said to be Quranic students of one Mallam Aliu Adamu School in Pategi town. Spokesperson of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in the state, Babawale Afolabi, who confirmed the incident on Tuesday June 22 said the suspect fled with the hand he cut off. "The victim narrated how one man came to the town and lured him and two other Alimajiris to enter a car with the assurances that he was taking them to a place ...
14 killed as bandits attack police station in Benue
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14 killed as bandits attack police station in Benue

14 Bandits have been killed following an attempted attack on a police station in Benue state on Sunday morning June 20. According to Benue police spokesperson, gunmen numbering about 50 launched an attack in early hours of Sunday June 20 on a police station at Katsina-Ala town of the state in a bid to free some suspected bandits who were arrested by police on Saturday June 19 and detained in the station. 14 of the gunmen were killed at the end of the gun duel while others escaped with bullet wounds. Anene said;   " 14 of the gunmen were killed at the end of the gun duel while others escaped with bullet wounds." Operatives of the force are on the trail of the fleeing bandits and members of the public have been asked to come forward with any information that will lead ...
Euro 2020: Ronaldo, Pogba Would’ve been Punished in US for Disrespecting Coca Cola, Heineken
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Euro 2020: Ronaldo, Pogba Would’ve been Punished in US for Disrespecting Coca Cola, Heineken

  Carlos Canto, Chief Executive Officer of SPSG Consulting, and Cinto Arjam, founder of CA Sports Marketing, have said that Cristiano Ronaldo and Paul Pogba would not have escaped punishment for their actions against EURO 2020 sponsors, Coca Cola and Heineken, if it had happened in the United States. Ronaldo and Pogba had discarded the respective products of Coca Cola and Heineken at their press conferences. DAILY POST understands that Ronaldo’s act in particular had cost Coca Cola $4billion within a few hours and both players are set to avoid retrospective punishment. The experts noted that the players’ actions have shown the lack of power that both UEFA and the brands have in controlling how elite players behave towards sponsored products. “If this was in the US, ...
Ekiti Varsity Students Beat Suspected Armed Robber to Death
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Ekiti Varsity Students Beat Suspected Armed Robber to Death

A suspected robber has died after he was beaten to stupor by some irate students of the Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti (EKSU) It was gathered that the suspect identified as Sunday Oluwasola and his robbery gang armed with locally made barrel guns and cutlasses allegedly ransacked one of the students’ hostels opposite the university entrance gate, Iworoko-Ekiti, on Sunday, June 13. The students were said to have mobilised and confronted the robbers when they tried to cart away their valuables such as laptops, phones and other items. While other suspects managed to escape with the stolen items, Oluwasola was captured by the irate students and beaten to stupor. Spokesperson of the Ekiti State Police, ASP Sunday Abutu, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Monday, sai...
Gunmen Kill Police Officer in Akwa Ibom
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Gunmen Kill Police Officer in Akwa Ibom

A police officer was killed in the early hours of Sunday June 13, in an attack which took place in a divisional police station in Odoro Ikpe, Ini Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state. The state police spokesperson, Odiko MacDon confirmed the attack and also told newsmen that one of the gunmen has been arrested and identified as Imoh Udo, 28, from Ikot Edem village in Essien Udim Local Government Area of the state. Operational vehicle and three motorcycles were also recovered from the gunmen. MacDon said; “As I speak, men of the Operation Restore Peace are still combing the bush as the hoodlums possibly escaped with bullet wounds sustained in a gun duel during the attack. “The Commissioner of Police, Andrew Amiengheme has already ordered discreet investigations. In no di...
Suspect Flees into Forest as Delta Police Intercept AK-47, 138 live ammunition Concealed in bag of rice
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Suspect Flees into Forest as Delta Police Intercept AK-47, 138 live ammunition Concealed in bag of rice

Operatives of the Delta State Police Command codenamed Eagle-Net Special Squad, have intercepted 138 rounds of AK-47 live ammunitions, one AK-47 magazine, one Baretta pistol magazine and a knife concealed in a bag of rice. Acting spokesperson of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, who disclosed this in a statement on Saturday, June 12, said the bag of rice containing the arms and ammunition was recovered from a commercial vehicle, a dark green Mazda 626 saloon car with Reg. No. UGH 722 AA along Ughelli-Porthacourt road on Friday. Edafe said one of the six occupants of the vehicle was identified as the owner of the bag, however, he fled into the forest while all efforts to catch him proved abortive. "On 11/6/2021 at about 1630hrs while team Eagle-net special squad were on routine patr...
Two Suspects Arrested after they were Caught on CCTV Burgling church
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Two Suspects Arrested after they were Caught on CCTV Burgling church

Two suspected armed robbers have been arrested for allegedly burgling a Redeemed Christian Church of God parish in Sagamu, Ogun State. The suspects, Fidelis Francis, 28, and Lukman Jimoh, 40, are accused of scaling the fence before breaking into the church using an iron bar at about 2am on Monday, June 7. When they were done with the operation, they hid in a bush. However, the police, having received a distress call about the attack, arrived at the venue and laid ambush for them. 5 hours after hiding in the bush, they emerged and made their way to the vehicle they parked close to the bush and officials of the state police command arrested them. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday, June 9. Oyey...
Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul ends Without knockout
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Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul ends Without knockout

YouTube sensation-turned-boxer, Logan Paul, escaped a knockout against Floyd Mayweather, dragging him to the final bell in their exhibition bout in Miami on Sunday night. Paul emerged with dignity after going up against Mayweather, who retired with a perfect 50-0 record in 2017. Mayweather, now 44, swung with hurtful intentions and landed his fair share of punches, but Paul was able to hold on. At the end of the fight, both fighters embraced each other as a sign of respect. No official winner was announced, as per exhibition rules, but although a knockout was allowed, it did not materialise. Paul, to his credit, was ambitious with the punches he threw but Mayweather evaded them easily, showing glimpses of what made him one of the greatest defensive fighters of all time. ...
EPL take Decision on Deducting Points from Chelsea after Leicester City Brawl
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EPL take Decision on Deducting Points from Chelsea after Leicester City Brawl

  Chelsea have escaped a possible points deduction, after their players were involved in a brawl with some Leicester City stars, during a Premier League clash. Instead, the FA has decided to fine both clubs £22,500. Thomas Tuchel’s men won 2-1, to avenge their FA Cup final defeat. But tempers flared between the players, following Ricardo Pereira’s tackle on Ben Chilwell. Players and coaching staff clashed on the touchline, with fears Chelsea could face a point deduction for the incident for repeated offences. But a FA spokesperson said: “Chelsea and Leicester City have been fined £22,500 each after admitting a breach of FA Rule E20.1 following their Premier League fixture on Tuesday 18 May 2021. “Both clubs admitted they failed to ensure their players and club of...
Four Killed as Gunmen Raze another Police Station in Imo
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Four Killed as Gunmen Raze another Police Station in Imo

Less than 24 hours after gunmen razed down the Atta police station in Njaba local government area of Imo state, another police station in Izombe in Oguta local government area has been razed by some unknown gunmen. A statement released by Bala Elakana, spokesperson of the state police command, says the gunmen burnt the police station at about 7pm on Saturday night, May 29. He added that four hoodlums were neutralized during the attack while others escaped with bullet wounds. Bala added that the Commissioner of Police, Imo State, CP Abutu Yaro, commended the men for their abiding faith in defence of the public space and urged them to be resilient in this fight, until the enemies of the people are totally defeated.
Aston Villa vs Chelsea: Tuchel’s Men Facing Points Deduction
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Aston Villa vs Chelsea: Tuchel’s Men Facing Points Deduction

  Chelsea are facing the prospect of points deduction, after they were charged with failing to control their players, the UK Mirror reports. Towards the end of their 2-1 win over Leicester City at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night, players of both teams clashed on the pitch. It is the seventh time in seven years the Blues are being punished. Leicester have also been charged for their part in the brawl, which saw players and coaching staff clash on the touchline, following Ricardo Pereira’s challenge on Ben Chilwell. Chelsea’s record is so bad that they were warned in July 2016 that they faced a points deduction, after appealing against a £375,000 fine levied against them for their part in a mass bust-up during a game with Tottenham two months earlier. Since then, ...
Fake EFCC operatives busted while trying to extort a Lagos resident with armed policemen
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Fake EFCC operatives busted while trying to extort a Lagos resident with armed policemen

Two fake operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have been busted while trying to extort a Lagos resident with armed policemen. Twitter user, Samuel Otigba who shared a video from the scene, said one of the fake operatives tried escaping by jumping from a 4 storey but fell into the electric fence. They were later handed over to real EFCC operatives, while the mobile police officer with a rifle escaped. He tweeted; Omoooo today is wild. We caught 2 men that came into our estate claiming to be EFCC officials, with fake EFCC ids & accompanied with Mopol, trying to extort money from a resident. One of the fake officers tried escaping by jumping from a 4 storey but fell into the electric fence. The mobile police officer with a rifle escaped. They have been h...
Security Forces Arrest another IPOB/ESN Henchman
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Security Forces Arrest another IPOB/ESN Henchman

The Second in Command to the neutralized IPOB/ESN militant leader Ikonso, Awurum Eze, has been arrested by security operatives in Aba, Abia State. A statement released by the director of Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen. Mohammed Yerima, states that the 48-years-old Awurum Eze, a native of Umoneke Nta, Isiala-Mbano LGA, Imo State, had on the 4th of May 2021 escaped when operatives of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) stormed his village house in Isiala Mbano where he was hiding. ''Intensive manhunt was thereafter launched towards tracing and arresting him. He was eventually apprehended on Wednesday, 12 May 2021, in Aba after weeks of unrelenting follow-ups by operatives. Awurum Eze is one of the main sponsors of the numerous killings in Imo State and has been on the wanted li...
”Most Black Males in Prison Come from Single Mothers” – Reno Omokri Responds to Backlash he received after Bashing Single mums
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”Most Black Males in Prison Come from Single Mothers” – Reno Omokri Responds to Backlash he received after Bashing Single mums

Reno Omokri has responded to the backlash he received after bashing single mums on social media. On Monday, May 10, the former presidential aide says he has no sympathy for single mums. Many, including BBNaija star, Bisola Aiyeola  felt his post was insensitive and came hard on him. Responding via his Instagram page to the criticism, Reno wrote that most of the male prisoners are from single mothers. ''Yesterday, I said unless she was raped, widowed, or escaping an abusive husband, I have no sympathy for single mothers. Some people took offence. Single motherhood is devastating the Black Race. It may be convenient for you. But is it convenient for your child? 78% of all babies born to African American women are born by single mothers. In New York, more Black babies are aborte...
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...
Police Arrest four-man Robbery gang Terrorizing Edo communities
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Police Arrest four-man Robbery gang Terrorizing Edo communities

The Edo State Police Command has arrested four members of a notorious robbery gang terrorising Edo Central and environs. The suspects, Yahaya Musa, Isah Ismaila, Osas Amas and Nathaniel Omozebagua, specialized in snatching of cars and attacking of Point of sales shops. They had allegedly snatched several cars in Esan land, which they sold in Northern part of Nigeria. The suspects were arrested a few days after they attacked a Point of sales shop in Uromi and carted away the sum of N5.2m The POS operator had pursued the robbers who came on motorcycles with his car and knocked them down. Two suspects escaped unhurt while one of them sustained severe injuries. Police officers travelled to Enugu State to arrest one of the gang members while another was arrested in a hospital...
Abducted Mission School student regain freedom
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Abducted Mission School student regain freedom

The student of Kings School otherwise known as Capro Secondary Mission School located at Gana Ropp in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State who was kidnapped by unknown gunmen on April 29, has regained freedom. LIB reported earlier that 4 students were kidnapped during the attack but while three of the students escaped,  one remained in captivity. Spokesman of Operation Safe Haven, Major Ibrahim Shittu said on Sunday May 2 that troops rescued the remaining student in captivity on Saturday May 1. Shittu who said no ransom was paid to secure the student’s release, added that the rescued student is in good health condition and has since been reunited with other students in the college.
Suspected Herdsmen Kill Five in Fresh Attack on Benue Communities
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Suspected Herdsmen Kill Five in Fresh Attack on Benue Communities

Suspected Fulani herdsmen attacked four villages in Gwer-West local government area of Benue State and killed five persons. It was gathered that three others including a pregnant woman were reportedly injured in the attack that happened in the early hours of Friday, April 30. The armed herdsmen were said to have escaped with gunshot wounds after troops of Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS) trailed them to the Benue Nasarawa border and engaged them in a gun duel. According to reports, the herdsmen first invaded Ahume Village along Makurdi/Naka Road but were dislodged by the troops who then stationed at the village to ward off a possible attack by the invaders. One of the natives who identified himself as Fidelis told Tribune that while the troops were patrolling Ahume community, ...
6 Persons Escape Death in Osun Accident
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6 Persons Escape Death in Osun Accident

Six people narrowly escaped death after two vehicles collided on Dada Estate Road in Osogbo, Osun state. The accident happened on Friday morning, April 30, according to the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC). The FRSC spokesperson in the state, Mrs Agnes Ogungbemi, in a statement said the incident occurred at about 12.45 a.m. Ogungbemi explained that the six passengers escaped when a Toyota Camry car with registration number AAB53AJ collided with a mini Suzuki bus (Korepo) with registration number SGB914XA. She said: "Six passengers were involved in the accident leading to only two persons sustaining severe injuries. "The accident occurred due to lack of patience by the drivers and also total disobedient to the Road Traffic Act." According to her, the two injured person...
Five Suspected Cultists Arrested at Initiation Ground in Ekiti
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Five Suspected Cultists Arrested at Initiation Ground in Ekiti

Five suspected cultists who claimed to be students of the Ekiti State University (EKSU) have been arrested during an initiation ceremony held in a bush behind the school campus. The state police spokesperson, Sunday Abutu said the Police Rapid Response Team acted on a tip-off and burst into the initiation venue to stall the exercise. Those arrested have been identified as Adeyeye Adeyemi (29), Adeyemi Tobi (25), Moyosore Onajobi (22), Dickson Godwin (23), and Olowosaye Martins (21). Abutu said that upon sighting the police team, the suspects shot sporadically but later bowed to the superior power of the security operatives, leading to the arrest of five of them while others took to their heels and escaped. Items recovered from the scene included a small-sized locally made p...

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