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Juventus Offer Everton Four First-team Players in Exchange for Kean
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Juventus Offer Everton Four First-team Players in Exchange for Kean

Juventus is so desperate to re-sign former striker Moise Kean and will offer Everton four first-team players, according to Tuttosport. It is understood that the four players Juventus will offer Everton to force the deal are Aaron Ramsey, Adrien Rabiot, Merih Demiral and Douglas Costa. Kean is currently on loan at Paris Saint-Germain from Everton. The 21-year-old is a product of Juventus’ academy, but the Serie A champions sold him to Everton for €30million in 2019. The Italy international left Goodison Park after just one season to join PSG on a loan deal. The forward is expected to return to Everton at the end of the season. However, PSG remains interested in making Kean’s move permanent.
Nobody Can Force Us Out Of South-West – Miyetti Allah
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Nobody Can Force Us Out Of South-West – Miyetti Allah

Fulani herdsmen under the aegis of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore have vowed to resist any eviction from the South-West, citing their rights as enshrined in the Nigerian constitution to live wherever they desire. Miyetti Allah also vowed to avenge the alleged attacks on and loss of herdsmen and their cattle, saying it would never tolerate any act of injustice on herders. The National Secretary of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Mr Alhassan Saleh, stated these in an interview with Sunday PUNCH against a backdrop of the eviction notices issued to criminal herdsmen by some South-West groups and personalities. Saleh said it was wrong to drive herders out of any part of Nigeria and that even if there were criminals among them, it was the function of the government’s security forces to identi...
#EndSARS: Tinubu Justifies Use Of Force On Protesters
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#EndSARS: Tinubu Justifies Use Of Force On Protesters

Former governor of Lagos State, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has called on Nigerian youth to stop the ongoing #ENDSARS protests across the country, justifying the use of force against the demonstrators. Tinubu, who had earlier denied sponsoring the protest, said the youth must end the action now and “also be careful not to fritter away such gains due to lack of moderation and strategic thinking”. He also said that the ongoing protest was tilting towards a change of regime, adding that the government will have to make use of force to end the ongoing protest. He said, “The protesters have made considerable gains within a very short period. But they should also be careful not to fritter away such gains due to lack of moderation and strategic thinking. "For instance, it is unfortunate th...
Special Adviser to the Cross River State Governor allegedly burns his subordinates after he had a dream that they betrayed him
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Special Adviser to the Cross River State Governor allegedly burns his subordinates after he had a dream that they betrayed him

Thomas Obi Tawo, aka General Iron, has been accused of burning locals to force them to confess after he had a dream that they fought him. Obi Tawo is the Special Adviser on Forestry Security to Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade. According to Journalist Agba Jalingo, Tawo tortured locals and went as far as burning parts of their bodies with fire to force a confession out of them based on a dream he had.   Jalingo wrote  "The atrocities of Thomas Obi Tawo, aka General Iron in Boki LGA of Cross River state. He is Governor Ayade's Special Adviser on Forestry Security. He dreamt that this people fought with him in his dream and he picks them from their houses and burn them with fire till they confess."
First Virtual Conference With Strategic Managers Of The Force Held By IGP Adamu
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First Virtual Conference With Strategic Managers Of The Force Held By IGP Adamu

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has ordered strict enforcement of the national curfew and inter-state movement restriction orders emplaced by the Federal Government as part of measures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. The IGP gave this directive to the Zonal Assistant-Inspectors General of Police and State Commissioners of Police during a virtual conference held on Tuesday, 19th May, 2020. The conference availed the Force leadership the opportunity to engage the strategic managers, assess the security situation in the country, review operational strategies and take decisive measures aimed at evolving customized security solutions to cope with crime trends and other security challenges relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. The IG...
Australia To Force Google, Facebook To Pay Domestic Media To Use Content
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Australia To Force Google, Facebook To Pay Domestic Media To Use Content

Australia will force Facebook Inc (FB.O) and Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google to share advertising revenue with local media firms, the country’s treasurer said on Monday, becoming one of the first countries to require digital platforms to pay for content they use. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said the move comes after talks with Facebook and Alphabet failed to yield a voluntary code to address complaints by domestic media players that the tech giants have too tight a grip on advertising, their main source of income. “We understand the challenge that we face, this is a big mountain to climb,” Frydenberg told reporters in Canberra. “These are big companies that we are dealing with but there is also so much at stake, so we’re prepared for this fight.” The government has now asked the...
India extends world’s biggest virus lockdown
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India extends world’s biggest virus lockdown

India’s nationwide coronavirus lockdown, the biggest in the world covering 1.3 billion people, will be extended until May 3, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Tuesday. The move comes despite complaints from millions of poor, a vast underclass who have been left almost completely without support as jobs have vanished and incomes dried up. “From the economic angle, we have paid a big price,” Modi said. “But the lives of the people of India are far more valuable.” “From the experiences of the last few days, it is clear that the path we have chosen is correct.” India’s current three-week-old lockdown, in force since March 25, had been scheduled to end at midnight Tuesday. Modi said there would be “limited relaxations” from April 20 for districts with no cases, and new guidelines...
I did not force any woman to love me – Diamond Platnumz speaks
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I did not force any woman to love me – Diamond Platnumz speaks

East Africa's Simba, Diamond Platnumz was set to address a much anticipated press conference yesterday, but to the disappointment of many. Platnumz had taken to his social media to announce the presser, that would take place at Serena hotel in Dar es Salaam in the afternoon. His status read: 'Everyone with their story! You want to know mine?' According to many, this pretty much meant he was going to give his own side of the story about the crude split with Tanasha. Journalists turned up in large numbers waiting to get the gist from the horses´ mouth. Only for it to turn out as a brand ambassadorial deal he had landed with Coral paints. However, he compared himself with Coral paints, saying there is no struggle in getting people to fall in love with him. Just like he ...
No Force On Earth Can Change Our Decision – Supreme Court Of Nigeria
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No Force On Earth Can Change Our Decision – Supreme Court Of Nigeria

The supreme court has imposed a N30 million fine on Afe Babalola and Wole Olanipekun, two senior lawyers, over the application for a review of its judgment on Bayelsa governorship election. The apex court ordered the lawyers to pay the money to Douye Diri, governor of Bayelsa, who emerged governor after David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was sacked on February 13. Babalola and Olanipekun had filed application seeking a review of the judgment that sacked Lyon. But the court struck out the application on Wednesday, insisting that its decision is final. Amina Augie, the judge who read the judgment on behalf of the seven-man panel, said: “With tears in my eyes, I cannot believe that in my lifetime, I would see very senior members of the bar bring applications of ...
Leah Sharibu: Muslims and Christians are all Sons of Abraham – Buhari tells Nigerians
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Leah Sharibu: Muslims and Christians are all Sons of Abraham – Buhari tells Nigerians

President Buhari on Tuesday February 18, released a statement in commemoration of the abduction of Leah Sharibu who is the only remaining Dapchi schoolgirl in captivity. The Nigerian leader stated that no one can force Nigerians to change their religion against their will because everyone has the right to practice any religion of their choice. Buhari who regretted that Leah Sharibu is stil in captivity, assured Nigerians that his administration will continue working towards ensuring she and other children in captivity regain their freedom. The statement reads; WE’LL CONTINUE TO SEEK AND SECURE RELEASE OF ALL CHILDREN AND CAPTIVES OF TERRORISTS – PRESIDENT BUHARI On the second anniversary of Dapchi, Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria makes the ...
Millionaire Businessman Andrew Yang Ends his Presidential Campaign after Bernie Sanders Wins New Hampshire Democratic Primary
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Millionaire Businessman Andrew Yang Ends his Presidential Campaign after Bernie Sanders Wins New Hampshire Democratic Primary

Businessman Andrew Yang has decided to end his Democratic party presidential bid after Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg came out tops in the Democratic primary elections that held in New Hampshire on Tuesday night. In the New Hampshire primary - Bernie defeated second-placed Pete Buttigieg but by a margin of less than 2% while Amy Klobuchar came third, Elizabeth Warren fourth while former VP Joe Biden crashed to fifth place on a disastrous night for who was once seen as a front runner in the race.                                 Yang, buoyed by a new set of fans known as the Yang Gang, announced he will be halting his electoral ambitions after also doing badly in the Iowa primaries last week. "While there is great work left to be done, you know I am the math guy, and it is clea...
Ubi Franklin’s Baby Mama, Sandra Reacts to Toyin Lawani’s Post on ‘Blocking Men’
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Ubi Franklin’s Baby Mama, Sandra Reacts to Toyin Lawani’s Post on ‘Blocking Men’

Sandra Iheuwa, Ubi Franklin's 4th baby mama has reacted to Toyin Lawani's Instagram post about women blocking fathers from seeing their kids as punishment when a relationship goes bad. Recall LIB reported earlier that Toyin Lawani stated that women who do such can't replace a father, no matter how hard they try. Reacting to the stylist's Instagram post, Sandra Iheuwa stated that some women do not block kids from their dads. According to the businesswoman, some men just don't want to be in their child's life, have love for them, see or hold them even at birth and after birth. She further added that if the man doesn't want to be a participating parent, it's best he stays away as a child is better off that way. Sandra wrote; Some women do not block kids from their dad, some men...
Nigerian Man Cries out After Allegedly being heldostage in Pakistan
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Nigerian Man Cries out After Allegedly being heldostage in Pakistan

A Nigerian man has cried out for help in a viral video after allegedly being held hostage by some unidentified persons in Pakistan. The distraught man who was spotted being flogged in the video, disclosed that he is being held against his will over the refusal of one Paul a.k.a Onye Eze to pay for goods delivered to him. The Nigerian man further revealed that his oppressors threatened to cut off some of his body parts in a bid to force Onye Eze to pay for the goods. At the end of his short video, he promised never to forgive Onye Eze if he is killed in the foreign country. His current state is however unclear at the time of filing this report.
Zimbabwean Transgender Woman Calls out her Nigerian Boyfriend as she Ends their Relationship
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Zimbabwean Transgender Woman Calls out her Nigerian Boyfriend as she Ends their Relationship

Tatelicious Karigambe-Sandberg, a Sweden-based Zimbabwean socialite and transgender woman has ended her two months relationship with her Nigerian lover, Kelvin Ehigie, after she discovered he "only wanted to marry her because he didn’t have Swedish papers." Tatelicious, who is also Human Rights activist for LGBTIQ and HIV & AIDS issues and one of the first Zimbabwean transgender women to go public, also revealed that she was alerted by a Ugandan lady in Stockholm, who Kelvin also allegedly played. According to her, after she was informed of his Kevin's impending plans, she searched his properties and found out that he had an expired LMA card and was ought to have left Sweden on the 31st of October 2019 for Italy because of a 'Dublin Case.' The heartbroken transgender woman...
Don’t Force Marriage On Your Daughter – Emir Of Bauchi, Rilwanu Suleiman Adamu
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Don’t Force Marriage On Your Daughter – Emir Of Bauchi, Rilwanu Suleiman Adamu

The Emir of Bauchi, Dr. Rilwanu Suleiman Adamu, has warned parents and guardians against streets hawking and compulsory marriage of girl-child The Royal father gave the warning during the graduation ceremony of 448 girls, who were trained in life skills focusing on letting the girls realize their self- worth and esteem, organized by the Federation of Muslim Women’s Association in Nigeria (FOMWAN), FAHIMTA, and Gild is Gold (CIGF). He urged parents to stop forcing girl-child into streets hawking under the pretext of generating personal income and boosting economic status. The monarch, who was represented by the Dan-Isan Bauchi, Alhaji Ibrahim Yakubu III, said the call became necessary to save the future and wellbeing of the girl child, adding that engaging girl child in street hawk...
US homeland security to force all travelers to undergo face scans when leaving or entering the United States
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US homeland security to force all travelers to undergo face scans when leaving or entering the United States

The Trump administration is planning to propose face scans for all travelers including U.S. citizens when entering or leaving the United States. According to the administration's regulatory agenda, the proposed regulation is slated to be issued in July by the Homeland Security Department, would be part of a broader system to track travelers as they enter and exit the United States. The Trump administration noted that the face scan requirement will combat the fraudulent use of U.S. travel documents and aid the identification of criminals and suspected terrorists. Digital Trends.com also reported that the facial recognition program would scan a traveler's face before matching with an image in the database but any red flags would be immediately investigated. The plan has raised ey...
Police Officers Force Man To Make N900 Transfer To Them In Ekiti
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Police Officers Force Man To Make N900 Transfer To Them In Ekiti

A furious lady has exposed some Police officers in Ekiti state after witnessing a young man's ordeal with the uniform men. Although we can't clearly state what transpired between the parties, but in the video that just surfaced this evening, the officers followed the young man to his shop at Ikere-Ekiti, for just N900 transfer. A lady who is a POS agent beside the man's shop, gave a brief account of how the officers forced the man to transfer the money to her account for her to give them cash.   View this post on Instagram   - Lady shares how some suspected police officers followed a young man to her shop for 900 naira transfer, at Ikere-Ekiti, Ekiti state. A post shared by 24/7JUBRILNEWS NAIJA (@24...
20-year-old woman breaks into ex-boyfriend’s home with machete, forces him to have sex with her at knife point until he was no longer able to
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20-year-old woman breaks into ex-boyfriend’s home with machete, forces him to have sex with her at knife point until he was no longer able to

20-year-old Samantha Ray Mears will be spending the next 20 years in a psychiatric facility after being found guilty of breaking into her ex-boyfriend's home, threatening him with a machete and forcing him to have sex with her. The Montana resident broke into her boyfriend's home in June 2018 and reportedly hid behind his bedroom door until he came home. Mears who reportedly bit him on the arm and didn't stop when he asked her to, also held the blade to his neck as she told him to remove his clothing. Great Falls Tribune reported that she had sex with her ex-boyfriend until he was no longer able to, purposely peed on his bed and ripped a piece of trimming from his bedroom wall before he escaped and got help. The lady who was previously deemed not fit for psychological reasons and rem...
Robber Gang Who Drug Victims To Snatch Cars Arrested In South-east
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Robber Gang Who Drug Victims To Snatch Cars Arrested In South-east

Four suspected car robbers who specialized in using sedative drugs to snatch cars from owners have been arrested by operatives of the Inspector General of police Intelligence Response Team (IRT). The suspects are: Kingsley Iwueze,34, whose role is to drive  stolen vehicles to Onitsha and other parts of the  Southeast; the gang leader, Moses Ugwu, 47; Ugwuoke Euphemia ‘f ‘ 40, who provided the drug  used to sedate victims; and Onyebuchi Odoh, 48, who received the stolen cars and sold them. The suspects, in a bid to escape with the stolen vehicles, usually used a drug identified as Ativan to force their victims into  deep sleep  for hours. Police sources said the gang had snatched a red Toyota Corolla saloon car marked GGG 720 FK from one Clifford Echereode of 34 Road , E close ...
Don’t Use Force Against Boko Haram/insurgents, Borno Gov Begs Buhari
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Don’t Use Force Against Boko Haram/insurgents, Borno Gov Begs Buhari

The Borno Governor, Babagana Zulum, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to explore other options rather than the use of force against Boko Haram insurgents. Zulum was reacting to Boko Haram fighters backed by the Islamic State West African Province earlier attack on least four Nigerian Army bases, raising concerns among the troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole in the North-East. The army had lost a yet-to-be-ascertained number of soldiers when Boko Haram fighters attacked its bases in the Mobbar, Damasak, Monguno and Gajiram areas of Borno State. Zulum, who met President Buhari on Wednesday, when asked if he was concerned that Boko Haram was no longer dealing with soft targets but attacking military bases, said: “You are aware that some incidents occurred two, three days ago where...
Kidnappers Face Stiffer Penalty in New Police Laws
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Kidnappers Face Stiffer Penalty in New Police Laws

Senate on Wednesday approved a stiffer penalty of Five Million or five years jail term or both for criminals who kidnap or abduct any person within the territory of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The approval which reflected in clause 103 of the Nigeria Police Act followed a suggestion to that effect by Senator Jibrin Barau representing Kano North Senatorial district. Jibrin Barau reasoned that the trauma experienced by kidnap victims was nothing near any penalty meted against kidnappers by the law of the land, saying that the penalty was appropriate to serve as deterrents. “Mr. President, distinguished colleagues, I want to recommend or suggest five million penalty or five years imprisonment or both. ” “You can imagine wh...
Lagos Task Force Suspends Officer For Collecting N30,000 Bribe
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Lagos Task Force Suspends Officer For Collecting N30,000 Bribe

The Lagos State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences Unit (Task Force) has suspended one of its officers, Alex Ikuburuju, for allegedly collecting a bribe of N30,000 from an offender on the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) lane at Agric, Ikorodu. Adebayo Taofiq, the task force’s, said in a statement Tuesday that the agency suspended the officer for extorting money from an arrested traffic offender. “Investigations revealed that the officer, Mr. Ikuburuju Alex, truly negotiated and extorted the sum of N30,000 from the owner of an impounded vehicle who committed a traffic offence by plying the ‘BRT’ lane around Agric Bus-Stop in Ikorodu,” Mr Taofiq said. While Mr Ikuburuju was suspended from the agency, the senior police officer who led the team that impounded the vehicle was moved ...
Buratai Avoids Question On Military’s Interference.
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Buratai Avoids Question On Military’s Interference.

  The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Tuesday refused to speak on the of the 2019 polls, particularly the alleged interference by the Nigerian Army in elections in some states.militarization Excessive force was said to have been used by the army in some states, including Rivers, during the presidential/National Assembly polls and the governorship/State Houses of Assembly elections. President Muhammadu Buhari had met with Buratai and other security chiefs in Abuja on Tuesday ahead of Saturday’s supplementary elections in six states. However, as the COAS emerged from the meeting, he refused to answer questions on the role of his men during the polls. Instead, he directed State House correspondents to the acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohamme...
I Hope We Appreciate Goodluck Now – Toke Makinwa on Nigeria’s Election
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I Hope We Appreciate Goodluck Now – Toke Makinwa on Nigeria’s Election

Popular Nigerian OAP, Toke Makinwa, while reacting to the election violence that is being reported in some states of the nation, has said she hopes Nigerians can appreciate Goodluck Jonathan, the former president. According to her, she is even getting tired of praying to God about Nigeria and all her problems. She also added that Lagos is no mans land as every tribe contributes to development of the mega city. Read her tweets; Ballot box snatching, burning down election materials cos you are dissatisfied it’s not going in your Favor is weak! If you lose, lose with some dignity, I hope we all appreciate Goodluck now. Sighhhhh “My people perish for lack of knowledge”, in the case of Nigeria it is not lack of knowledge but “Poverty”…. Poverty of the mind is the worst kind. God...
Police intercept vehicle loaded with bomb in Delta
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Police intercept vehicle loaded with bomb in Delta

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force on Friday night intercepted vehicle loaded with bomb along Ughelli-Patani Road Delta State. The suspected weapons, loaded in a White Toyota Hilux vehicle without a number plate, included 128 pieces of explosives and five pieces of electric detonators which have been handed over to the Explosives Ordinance Department (EOD ) of the Police. Acting Delta State Police Public Relations Officer ASP Chuks Orisewezie, who confirmed the story, said occupants of the vehicle refused to stop when the police on stop-and-search flagged them. He said the occupants later abandoned the vehicle and fled into a bush when they were chased by the Police. “The van and the explosives are now in Delta State police Command Headquarters Asaba and have been handed ov...
Nigerian Police Speak On Why It Deployed 4 CPs To Ogun State
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Nigerian Police Speak On Why It Deployed 4 CPs To Ogun State

The Nigeria Police Force said it has deployed additional 55 Commissioners of Police (CPs) to the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory for effective coverage of the elections. The Commissioners of Police deployed according to the Force Spokesman, ACP Frank Mba are expected to be at each of the senatorial districts in each States to complement the efforts of the Command CPs. With the deployment, states like Ogun now have four CPs while Lagos state has three. The Police also stated that the deployment was done based on the demand of each States. Naija News understands that  Mba said: “What we did is that we deployed an additional 55 Commissioners of police. Those additional CPs will be supporting the 37 Command Commissioners already on the ground. “Some...
Oguta youths Burn Police Vans during Clash with Police in Imo
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Oguta youths Burn Police Vans during Clash with Police in Imo

There was pandemonium yesterday as Oguta Youths of the Osemotto community in Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State razed three police vans and a bulldozer during a clash with policemen. According to reports, the clash started when officers of the Nigerian Police Force stormed the community to demolish a house belonging to the former Managing Director of Imo State Oil Producing Area Development Commission (ISOPADEC) and a House of Representatives candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Mr Henry Okafor. Okafor’s house was reportedly demolished in line with a supreme court order. Channels Television reports that a man who claimed to be a court bailiff and about 20 policemen came in about 3 trucks fully armed with a bulldozer claimed to have got a Supreme C...
Trolls Force Diamond Platnumz And Tanasha To Put Their Relationship Private
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Trolls Force Diamond Platnumz And Tanasha To Put Their Relationship Private

Social media is not for the faint-hearted and Diamond Platnumz, Zari, Otile Brown just to mention but a few can tell you this. It’s either you ignore trolls or engage them, and this might lead you to an early grave. We have seen many end up fighting depression after being trolled. Well, Diamond Platnumz and his new girlfriend Tanasha Donna have been forced to keep their relationship private after she was trolled online. The Kenyan lass, who according to Tanzanians is not the right choice for their son, has revealed that they reached a mutual agreement to keep their relationship off social media. 'DIAMOND AND I HAVE DECIDED TO MAKE OUR RELATIONSHIP PRIVATE FROM SOCIAL MEDIA FOR THE MOMENT. FOCUS ON US FOR NO. FOCUS ON OUR HAPPINESS. FOCUS ON OUR FUTURE . WHEN THE TIME IS RIGHT, ...
Soldiers Reportedly Stop Bus And Force The Young Men With Afro To Shave Their Hair
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Soldiers Reportedly Stop Bus And Force The Young Men With Afro To Shave Their Hair

A lady returning from her village has narrated how soldiers stopped their bus, questioned their driver for playing a certain kind of music, and forced the young men with full hair to cut their hair. Sharing photos of the male passengers being forced to cut each other's hair  with razor blade, Ify Nnamani wrote: This here, is so wrong on many levels I'm traveling back from the village and these soldiers stopped our bus. First, this one questioned our driver for playing music that reminds him of his days in the 'depot.' Then he asked these three guys to come down for carrying full hair. Now they are making them barb each other with the blunt razor they forced our driver to provide. I don't know when carrying full hair or playing music in the bus became illegal that these soldiers...
Release Body Of Slain LASTMA Official For Burial, Family Urges Police
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Release Body Of Slain LASTMA Official For Burial, Family Urges Police

The family of a LASTMA official who was allegedly shot dead by a policeman attached to SARS on Wednesday appealed for the release of the slain traffic officer’s body for proper burial. The deceased’s elder brother, Mr Aderemi Adeyemo, made the appeal when CSP Peter Gana,Officer-in-Charge of SARS in Lagos, paid the family a condolence visit. The deceased, Rotimi Adeyemo, was killed at Iyana-Ipaja area of Lagos on Nov. 28 while on duty controlling traffic. “We want to avoid further damage and this is why we want the body to be released to us as soon as possible. “The deceased father aged 105 years has been threatening to come to Lagos for the body. ” We plead that you do something as regards the body as soon as possible,” he said. Adeyemo also appealed to the authorities to ass...
Woman Bites The Genitals Of A Rapist Who Forced Her To Perform Oral Sex On Him
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Woman Bites The Genitals Of A Rapist Who Forced Her To Perform Oral Sex On Him

A woman bravely fought off a man who tried to rape her and forced her at knifepoint to perform oral sex on him. Nickoloas Samaroo, 21, broke into the woman's Queen's apartment in New York. Police said he knocked the 39-year-old woman out by punching and kicking her at about 3 a.m. on Nov. 9. The woman woke up and found Samaroo undressing her, cops said. She tried to run away from him, but he grabbed her and dragged her into the bedroom of the apartment. In the bedroom, Samaroo beat the woman until she was unconscious again. When she woke up again, it was to him holding a knife in her face, and he forced her to give him oral sex, cops said. She pretended to oblige then bit Samaroo’s genitals as he attempted to overpower her, and she was able to run away. Cops said Samaroo stands...
Buhari Bans 50 High Profile Nigerians From Travelling Abroad
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Buhari Bans 50 High Profile Nigerians From Travelling Abroad

President Muhammadu Buhari has banned 50 prominent Nigerians suspected of engaging in corruption from travelling abroad.   President Muhammadu Buhari The presidency has announced the placement of 50 high-profile Nigerians on travelling restrictions. The individuals, whose identities were not disclosed, include those whose assets, valued at N50million and above, are subject of corruption investigation and litigation. The statement by presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, said the measure is part of the implementation of Executive Order Number 6 which seeks to ensure “that all assets within a minimum value of N50 million or equivalent, subject to investigation or litigation are protected from dissipation by employing all available lawful means, pending the final determinat...
Police Intervene As Crisis Rocks APC Governorship Primary Election In Enugu
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Police Intervene As Crisis Rocks APC Governorship Primary Election In Enugu

The governorship primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu State has been rocked with crisis following disagreement by the two factions laying claim to the leadership in the state. President Buhari presenting the Party Flag to Osun APC Gubernatorial Candidate Gboyega Oyetola accompanied by other party leaders during the Grand Finale of APC Gubernatorial Campaign Rally in Osun State on 18th Sep 2018 The disagreement led to the destruction of the public address system on Sunday, while the rear gate gate leading to the mini-stadium of University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus and venue of the event was destroyed by protesters. The protesters who wanted to force themselves into the venue were dispersed with teargass and gunshots. One the factions led by Mr Ben Nwo...
Nigeria Makes Case For African Standby Force
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Nigeria Makes Case For African Standby Force

Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama says Nigeria is pushing for the take-off of African Standby Force (STF) which can be deployed in times of crisis in various parts of the continent. Onyeama told the Newsmen on Wednesday after the African Union (AU) Security Council meeting at the ongoing United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, USA. The minister said that Nigeria also stressed on the need for African Union to find African solutions to African problems rather than depending on external interventions. Nigeria, he said, also stressed the need for the bloc to have the African Security Fund to have the capacity to intervene in the conflicts on the continent instead of relying on external partners. According to him, the meeting is a review of security situation of the conti...
Omawumi Is Not Very Happy With The Nigeria Police Force & Here’s Why
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Omawumi Is Not Very Happy With The Nigeria Police Force & Here’s Why

Singer Omawumi isn’t very happy with the Nigeria Police Force, a sentiment which she shared on her Twitter. It looks like she was a victim of an unruly stop-and-search routine, writing about being “disrespected” by uniformed officers who abused their office. She would have ended up seriously hurt if she hadn’t put her foot down and known her rights, she shared. I’m a proud Nigerian that louds the effort of the NPF(Nigeria police force) but today I was a victim of uniformed officers that abused their office. If you want to stop and search, do it respectfully. I was disrespected today and if I didn’t put my foot down or I didn’t know my rights, I would have ended up seriously hurt. We can do better by ourselves in any position we find ourselves. You owe it to your citizens to ...
Police Recover 9,657 Illegal Firearms In Nationwide Mope Up Exercise
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Police Recover 9,657 Illegal Firearms In Nationwide Mope Up Exercise

THE Nigeria Police said yesterday that it recovered a total of 9,657 illegal firearms and 26994 illegal ammunition in possession of suspected militias, bandits, armed herdsmen and farmers, vigilante groups, neighbourhood watch and other groups and individuals in the country. The recovery, the police explained, was in the mope up exercise earlier directed by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris. Police Force Public Relations Officer,Jimoh Moshood, who disclosed this in a statement Thursday evening, said the police also recovered a cash sum of $470,519,889.10) belonging to NNPC BRASS/LNG INVESTMENT hidden in some commercial banks after the directives of the Federal Government on TSA. Mr Moshood, in the statement, also revealed that the Force equally recovered the sum of N...
Osun Guber Poll : Police Deploy Adequate Personnel
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Osun Guber Poll : Police Deploy Adequate Personnel

The Nigeria Police Force said it has deployed adequate personnel for the Osun governorship election scheduled for Sept. 22. A statement by the force spokesman, acting DCP Jimoh Moshood on Sunday in Abuja, said that the Inspector-General of Police has directed a robust and elaborate security arrangement be implemented in Osun. He said that the DIG in charge of operations, who has been deployed and would be assisted by eight Commissioners of police and other senior Officers. Moshood said the eight police area commands in Osun would be manned by a commissioner of Police. Police He said that two police Patrol Surveillance Helicopters, 30 Armoured Personnel Carriers, 10 Armoured Personnel Vehicles and 300 Police patrol vehicles are already deployed to cover the entire State includi...
China Burns Bibles, Closes Churches & Forces Christians To Renounce Their Faith
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China Burns Bibles, Closes Churches & Forces Christians To Renounce Their Faith

The Chinese government is forcing Chinese Christians to sign contracts renouncing their faith as the country cracks down on religious congregations. New footage emerging from the Henan province in central China also reportedly shows crosses and bibles being burned. A Christian pastor from the city of Nanyang in Henan confirmed there was a raid on September 5. The pastor, who did not want to be identified for fear of persecution, said several people entered the church as soon as it opened and started to remove items. Bob Fu of China Aid said on Twitter: “#China CCP starts burning the Bible and crosses in Henan. “Last time burning Bibles campaign happened in late 1960s by dictator Chairman Mao’s wife Jiang Qing in Shanghai. She was arrested in 1976 but Christians grew to milli...
IPOB Condemns Fresh Invasion Of Nnamdi Kanu’s Home
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IPOB Condemns Fresh Invasion Of Nnamdi Kanu’s Home

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB has condemned the Federal Government for allegedly invading the country home of their leader, Nnamdi Kanu again through security agencies that have been parading Afaraukwu Village Square, Umuahia, Abia State. According to a statement signed by IPOB’s media and publicity secretary, Emma Powerful, “the second invasion of Afaraukwu is tantamount to a siege on the entire South East.” Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. The group pointed out that the siege at Afaraukwu showed that Nnamdi Kanu is the only person the Sokoto Caliphate fears and detests more especially now that IPOB has called for a sit-at-home on September 14, 2018 in commemoration of the first invasion of the village last year. “It also points out that the...
APC’s NEC To Conduct Direct Primaries In Imo
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APC’s NEC To Conduct Direct Primaries In Imo

OWERRI—THE Imo Allied Forces yesterday, revealed that the All Progressives Congress, APC, National Executive Council, NEC, will conduct direct primaries in Imo State. The decision of the Imo APC stakeholders in support of direct primaries was taken at another APC  secretariat along Okigwe Road, Owerri. They also said that the NEC has ordered that all aspirants of elective positions in Imo State  should go to Abuja and pick their forms. The meeting was attended by top APC  stakeholders including the embattled Imo Deputy governor, Eze Madumere; Senator Hope Uzodimma, representing Imo West; Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu, representing Imo North and the House of Representatives   member, Nana Opiah, representing Oru West, Ohaji/Egbema/ Oru East. Others included the Hilary Eke APC s...
Air Force Launches Operation Thunder Strike 2 Against Boko Haram
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Air Force Launches Operation Thunder Strike 2 Against Boko Haram

ABUJA-THE Nigerian Air Force,NAF,said it has killed many Boko Haram territories in Borno State just as the insurgents’ structural hideouts were completely destroyed in its renewed onslaught against the terror group in the North East. Nigerian Air Force helicopter The latest success against the terrorists came as the service begins Operation Thunder Strike 2 in the region. The Air Force,in a statement,Thursday morning,through its spokesman,Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola,said its Air Task Force,ATF, commenced Operation Thunder Strike against Boko Haram terrorists in the Northeast,last Monday. According to him, ” The Operation, which commenced on Monday, 3 September 2018, is an independent Air Interdiction Operation targeting selected Boko Haram terrorists locations within th...
Deji Adeyanju Asks PDP A Very Important Question On How Many Party Chieftains Are Going With FFK To The Police Headquarters Today
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Deji Adeyanju Asks PDP A Very Important Question On How Many Party Chieftains Are Going With FFK To The Police Headquarters Today

Former aviation minister, Femi Fani Kayode has been invited to the Force Headquarters in Abuja today over some of his recent publications and according to him, 'I will report to the Inspector General of Police's office at Force Headquarters in Abuja at 12.00 noon today in response to the invitation that they sent to me last week. The invitation indicated that they want to question me about one of my essays. The Lord is with us' Now, popular critic, Deji Adeyanju shared these photos saying, 'In 2014 when the SSS invited el-Rufai over some of his publications, Governor Rotimi Amaechi & other APC leaders drove him there. How many PDP leaders are escorting FFK to the Force Headquarters today'.  
Sporadic Gunshots, Explosions In Maiduguri
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Sporadic Gunshots, Explosions In Maiduguri

A civilian Joint Task Force volunteer and a high ranking official working with Borno State Government who pleaded anonimity confirmed that the sporadic gunshots and explosions took place near Alau Dam along Maiduguri -Konduga road, about 15 kilometres away from the metropolis. Both said, some group of insurgents on motorcycles were sighted by troops deployed around Alau Dam general area where they opened fire on the insurgents using Propelled Launchers and machine guns. It would be recalled that, Alau Dam which is the source of drinking water to over 70% residents of the metropolis came under attack last month, with destruction of one of the portions leading to water flooding into some nearby communities, before government set up a committee to reconstruct the destroyed portion which...
Alleged N369m Deal: Police Trail Hunkuyi, As Senator Refuses To Honour Invitation
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Alleged N369m Deal: Police Trail Hunkuyi, As Senator Refuses To Honour Invitation

‏FOLLOWING his refusal to honour its invitation over investigation into a N369m deal, the Nigeria Police Force is on the trail of Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi. The police had on August 3, 2018 invited Hunkuyi and the Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Kaduna State chapter, Mr. Adamu Ango for questioning  in connection with a N369million failed project. While Ango reported to the police, Hunkuyi is yet to appear before the IGP Tactical Squad, Force Headquarters in Abuja. He was scheduled to meet  with an Assistant Commissioner of Police, Mr. Sanusi Mohammed on behalf of Deputy Commissioner of Police (IGP Tactical Squad, Force Headquarters). However, there were indications that the  Senator and some of his colleagues were seeking amicable settlement with the petitioner who ...
Better Days Are Coming, PSC Board Tells Police Trainees
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Better Days Are Coming, PSC Board Tells Police Trainees

The Board of Police Service Commission (PSC) has assured police trainees (student-police personnel) of better times ahead as the board was working to improve their welfare. Chairman of the board, Mr Musiliu Smith, said this on Tuesday when he addressed police trainees at the Police College in Oji River, Enugu State after he led the board members on tour and assessment of the institution. Daily Trust reports that the tour and assessment of the institution was part of a two-day working visit of members of the PSC Board to Enugu State Police command and its formations as well as Police College, Oji River. It noted that a total of 659 police trainees are currently undergoing training expected to last between nine months and 12 months at the Police College. Represented by a commissioner in ...
IGP Orders Burial For Four Police Officers Killed By Kidnappers In Kaduna
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IGP Orders Burial For Four Police Officers Killed By Kidnappers In Kaduna

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim K. Idris, NPM, mni, has commiserated with the families of the four (4) Policemen who were ambushed and killed in a gun duel on August 11th in Kaduna state.   The officers who were part of the IGP Intelligence Response Team Personnel, had a gun battle with armed bandits and kidnappers in Rigasa Forest, Kaduna State while returning after a successful operations that led to the arrest of some notorious kidnappers responsible for the kidnap of Sheikh Ahmad Adam Algarkawy in Rigasa, Kaduna State who regained his freedom recently.   The IGP in a statement released by the force PRO, Jimoh Moshood, described the death of the officers as unfortunate and said that they are the Heroes of the Force who laid down their lives and paid th...

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