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I have been cooked up in a house for months. I never got asylum to Canada – DJ Switch
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I have been cooked up in a house for months. I never got asylum to Canada – DJ Switch

Obianuju Catherine Udeh popularly known as DJ Switch, has refuted claims she got asylum to Canada. Recall that the entertainer who was signed by Peter Okoye as his personal disc jockey in 2017, made headlines after capturing the shooting which occurred at Lekki Toll Gate in an Instalive video on October 20, 2020. Shortly after the gunshot incident during the EndSARS protest at the tollgate, it was widely reported that she had fled the country and has taken asylum in Canada. The personal assistant to singer, Peter Okoye, Charles Abi, even granted an interview where he stated that DJ Switch is safe and out of the country. In a message posted on her Instastories, DJ Switch debunked reports she has been granted asylum in Canada. According to her, she never stepped foot into Canada a...
Policeman and civilian killed in another bullion van attack in Ondo
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Policeman and civilian killed in another bullion van attack in Ondo

Another bullion van attack took place on the outskirts of Ondo State along the Lagos-Ore expressway, at about 1pm on Wednesday August 25. The bullion van was on its way to Araromi-Obu in Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo from Edo State, when the attack occurred. The state police spokesperson, Funmilayo Odunlami said the robbers killed two persons; a policeman attached to the van and the driver of the vehicle. They also carted away an unspecified amount of cash from the bullion van. Two other policemen on the team sustained gunshot injuries and were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. Remains of the policeman and the driver killed have been deposited at a mortuary in the state. Odunlami also revealed that a detachment of policemen have been drafted to the area and t...
Man Kills Wife After Catching Her In Bed With A Woman
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Man Kills Wife After Catching Her In Bed With A Woman

Nathalie Maillet, 51, the CEO of the Spa-Francorchamps F1 circuit is dead. According to Sun UK, she was found dead at her home in Gouvy, Belgium on Sunday. She was reportedly caught with her mistress. Police say that Nathalie was at home with her alleged mistress Ann Lawrence Durviaux, 53, when her husband Franz Dubois confronted the pair who were in the bedroom. Dubois then reportedly pulled out a gun and killed both the women before turning the gun on himself. The public prosecutor said in a statement: "At 00:10, the bodies of two women and one man were discovered by the police in a house in Gouvy, all three presenting gunshot wounds. "According to our information, the male individual voluntarily used his firearm to kill both women, including his wife, before killing himse...
Troops repel dawn attack in Borno town
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Troops repel dawn attack in Borno town

Troops of 25 Task Force Brigade have repelled a dawn attack attempted on Damboa town in Borno State. Army spokesperson Onyema Nwachukwu said the attack took place on Sunday August 8 in the town which is 87 kilometers by road from Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. Nwachukwu said the criminals approached on foot and motorcycles but were forced to retreat after troops opened fire. However, two vehicles belonging to the Civilian Joint Task Force were razed by fire. The army spokesperson also revealed that troops are currently trailing the “fleeing terrorists”. Nwachukwu said the criminals approached on foot and motorcycles but were forced to retreat after troops opened fire. However, two vehicles belonging to the Civilian Joint Task Force were razed by fire. The army spoke...
Gunmen Kill Man in Ekiti, abduct his Wife Daughter
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Gunmen Kill Man in Ekiti, abduct his Wife Daughter

Gunmen on Friday evening attacked a family travelling along Ewu–Ayetoro Ekiti Road in the Ido/Osi council area of Ekiti State, killing a man and abducting his wife and daughter. According to reports, the family members had come from their base in Lagos for a social event at Ewu Ekiti and were driving along the road when the gunmen attacked them and killed the man. An eyewitness said   “They were four persons in the Lexus car. A lady escaped; the kidnappers shot the man dead and took his wife and daughter away into the bush. The community has since been making efforts to rescue them. The gunmen contacted their family that very night and demanded N50m. You can see how callous they are.”   Confirming the incident to Punch, the Police Public Relations Officer in the...
Kaduna: Five killed as gunmen attack communities in Zangon Kataf
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Kaduna: Five killed as gunmen attack communities in Zangon Kataf

Five people have been killed in series of attacks on communities within Zango Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who confirmed the killings in a statement on Saturday, August 7, said the State Government has renewed appeals to citizens to end deadly cycles of violence. The Commissioner said a 10-year-old herder was killed by unidentified persons around Madauchi Forest, Zangon Kataf LGA. "The boy identified as the son of one Alhaji Dare Mato was attacked while herding cattle. The corpse of the young herder was recovered and buried," he stated. An attack was also reported in Kurmin Masara along Bakin Kogi in Atyap Chiefdom. One resident, Philip Magu was killed during the attack, before the assaila...
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...
Kenyan female police officer who killed 2 ex lovers, found dead
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Kenyan female police officer who killed 2 ex lovers, found dead

Fugitive Kenyan female police officer Caroline Kangogo who is believed to have killed two men alleged to be her ex lovers, has been found dead. According to reports, her lifeless body was discovered lying in a bathroom at her parents’ home and moved to Iten County Referral Hospital mortuary. According to Rift Valley Regional Commissioner George Natembeya, Kangogo died of self-inflicted gunshot wounds to the head. However, a postmoterm report is yet to be done. Caroline Kangogo apologised for killing her colleague in a detailed ‘suicide note’ Kangogo was the main suspect for the murder of two men – John Ogweno, a police oficer and Peter Ndwiga, a businessman in Juja. Detectives say the Nakuru based cop shot dead her colleague, constable Ogweno, on Monday, July 5 and fled to ...
Wendy Williams slammed over toxic joke on murdered Tiktok star Swavy
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Wendy Williams slammed over toxic joke on murdered Tiktok star Swavy

Wendy Williams slammed over toxic joke on murdered Tiktok star Swavy Talk show host Wendy Williams has been attacked for what was termed to be a toxic joke on murdered TikTok star Matima “Swavy” Miller. Swavy, 19, died of fatal gunshot wound on Monday in Delaware. Williams, 56, brought the teenager’s death to the attention of her audience on Thursday, only to pass snide remarks “I have no idea who this person is … neither does one person in this building,” before stating that Swavy had more social media followers than she does. Swavy commanded 2.5million followers on TikTok. A member of Wendy’s crew reminded her she has more followers on Instagram than Swavy. But Wendy brushed it aside by saying no one uses Instagram anymore, quoting her son. And then she added th...
One killed as police rescue kidnap victim from his abductors in Imo
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One killed as police rescue kidnap victim from his abductors in Imo

The police in Imo state has killed a suspected kidnapper while rescuing a man abducted by the deceased and his gang members on July 1. A statement released by the media aide to the Imo state police commissioner, CSP Mike Abattam, states that on July 1, the 46-year-old victim, Uzondu Kaka, a native of Umunuma Okohia Isiala Mbano LGA of Imo State, was kidnapped by unknown gunmen who trailed and kidnapped him at the entrance of his house in Umunuma Okohia Isiala Mbano LGA of Imo State.   Abattam said the gunmen stormed the victim's house riding in a blue coloured Four Runner SUV vehicle without a registration number and took him to an unknown destination.   On receipt of this information on 5/7/2021 at about 1430 hours, the command tactical teams after gathering techn...
UNIUYO students ordered to vacate campus as suspected cultists kill one in clash
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UNIUYO students ordered to vacate campus as suspected cultists kill one in clash

The Management of the University of Uyo, Town Campus, Akwa Ibom State has ordered its students to vacate the hostels with immediate effect. This was contained in a press statement issued to journalists in Uyo on Friday by the Registrar of the University, Mr. Aniediabasi Udofia. Although the statement did not indicate reasons for the order, it was gathered that the directive came following a cult clash in the institution which claimed the lives of one final year student leaving another seriously injured by gunshots. A source in the University who did not want his name mentioned said the incident started on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, when a 300 level student in the department of Geography Department, Faculty of Social Sciences was killed by some suspected cultists. The source added ...
Trigger-happy Police Inspector allegedly kills five and injures four in Enugu
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Trigger-happy Police Inspector allegedly kills five and injures four in Enugu

A trigger-happy policeman attached to RC Lotto Company at Golf Estate, GRA Enugu metropolis allegedly shot five persons dead on Sunday, June 20. The Police Inspector attached to Special Protection Unit (SPU) Base 9, Umuahia, Abia State, was alleged to have started shooting sporadically, leaving five persons dead and four persons with gunshot injuries. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, said the state Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Ndatsu Aliyu, has ordered the Deputy Commissioner of Police in-charge of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (State CIID), to carry out a thorough investigation to unravel the circumstances surrounding the shooting incident. He added that the Commissioner, who made the ...
Police engage bandits in gun duel, kill 14 in Benue
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Police engage bandits in gun duel, kill 14 in Benue

No fewer than 14 bandits who attacked a police station in Katsina-Ala Local Government Area of Benue State have been killed. DAILY POST gathered that the incident occurred on Sunday norning when the assailants invaded the police station to launch a reprisal attack on the operatives for arresting some of their members. This was contained in a statement issued by the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, Anene Sewuese Catherine. The statement reads, “on 19th June, 2021 five bandits were arrested and detained at Kastina-Ala Police Division for investigation and prosecution. “On 20th June, 2021 at about 0130hrs more than fifty other gang members of the detainees mobilized and invaded the police station to rescue their counterparts”. “Officers at the division who were already ...
34-year-old Nigerian man kills estranged wife, mother-in-law, then commits suicide in U.S
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34-year-old Nigerian man kills estranged wife, mother-in-law, then commits suicide in U.S

A 34-year-old Nigerian man recently separated from his wife attacked her parents' home in Douglasville, Georgia, killing her and his mother-in-law before taking his own life. Udoamaka Nwamu, of East Point, Fulton County, took a handgun to his in-laws’ home in Douglasville on Sunday, June 6, where his estranged wife, Kaliyah Nwamu, was staying, and fired shots into the front and back of the house on Long Lake Drive. Douglas County Sheriff Tim Pounds said in a news release on Tuesday, June 8, that the gunshots resulted in multiple 911 calls and deputies were dispatched to the house. Before they arrived, Nwamu forced his way inside the home. Deputies were met with gunfire from the house and were forced to take cover, while an emergency response team and hostage negotiator were sent...
Bandits Kill NSCDC Commander in Abuja
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Bandits Kill NSCDC Commander in Abuja

A commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has been killed by bandits on Kuje-Gwagwalada Road. According to reports, the official simply identified as Commandant Dangana, died following the gunshot wound he sustained during a gun battle with bandits along the road on Sunday, June 6. He was rushed to the hospital afterwards but died on Monday, June 7. NSCDC spokesperson, Olusola Odumosu, disclosed this during a special parade and simulation exercise and unveiling of the newly established female squad of the Corps at its Parade Ground at the NSCDC headquarters in Abuja on Monday. A minute silence was held to pray for the repose of the soul of the deceased.
Two Officers Killed as Gunmen attack NSCDC Outpost in Anambra
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Two Officers Killed as Gunmen attack NSCDC Outpost in Anambra

Two officials of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have been killed after unknown gunmen attacked their outpost at Nneyi in Anambra East Local Government Area of Anambra State on Friday night, May 21. A statement released by the state command’s Public Relations Officer, Edwin Okadigbo, said the gunmen also razed an official vehicle of the NSCDC and carted away the rifles of the officials. ''Some yet to be identified gunmen attacked Civil Defence outpost in Nneyi Umeri in Anambra Eeast Local Government Area of Anambra State, shooting sporadically. The officers on duty engaged them in a gun duel and at the end of the duel, two officers of the corps that sustained gunshot injuries from the incident lost their lives. Regrettably, their rifles were carted away a...
Suspected Fulani Herdsmen Kill Catechist, two Others in Nasarawa
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Suspected Fulani Herdsmen Kill Catechist, two Others in Nasarawa

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herders have killed a catechist identified as Sydney Shirsha and two others at Amudu village in Giza chiefdom, Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. It was gathered that the suspected gunmen, who were armed with sophisticated weapons, stormed Amudu, a Tiv village in Giza Development Area, at midnight on Saturday, May 15. According to Daily Trust, several others sustained various degrees of gunshot injury during the attack. It was learnt that hundreds of locals had fled the area following the attack. The president of the Tiv Development Association (TIDA) in Nasarawa State, Comrade Peter Ahemba, who confirmed the incident, lamented constant attacks on his people.  
Police confirm attack on Bende Police station in Abia1
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Police confirm attack on Bende Police station in Abia1

The Police Command in Abia has confirmed that hoodlums numbering at least 100, attacked Bende Station in Abia, leaving two operatives with gunshot wounds. MCI reported that the hoodlums set the station on fire at about 11pm on Wednesday. A source who spoke to newsmen said they heard sounds of gunshot around 10.45pm and when they rushed outside, saw the station on fire. “At that point, it dawned on us that the station was under attack so everybody began to scamper for safety,” the source said. Confirming the incident, the Spokesman of the state command, SP Godfrey Ogbonna, said two officers were shot in the leg by the attackers. Ogbonna said the attackers also burnt down the generator house and a multi-purpose building, belonging to Bende Local Government. He said the hood...
Bandits kill 4 vigilantes in Kaduna
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Bandits kill 4 vigilantes in Kaduna

Four vigilantes were reportedly killed by armed bandits in Rafin Tukurwa village, close to Dogon Dawa in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Tuesday afternoon, May 11. Daily Trust reported that the vigilantes were ambushed by 2pm while on their way to Rafin Tukurwa after receiving a distress call from the villagers that bandits had attacked the area to rustle cows. Ibrahim Hassan, a resident of the community told the publication that the bandits killed Aliyu Ibrahim, the very popular secretary of the vigilante group in Dogon Dawa while others were Bara’u Khalid, Alhaji Bukar and Malam Dauda died in the hospital from gunshot injuries. Hassan said Aliyu, Bara’u and Bukar were buried together while Dauda was later buried in the evening when his corpse was retrie...
Nine terrorists killed in foiled attack in Maiduguri – Nigerian Army
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Nine terrorists killed in foiled attack in Maiduguri – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian army has disclosed that nine terrorists were killed in the foiled attack carried out by Boko Haram terrorists in Maiduguri yesterday, May 11.   Army spokesperson, Mohammed Yerima in a statement on Wednesday May 12, said that the terrorists were countered by combined gallant troops in conjunction with the police, youth vigilante and hunters.   While nine were killed, others escaped with gunshot injuries.   ''Troops of Operation HADIN KAI on Tuesday, 11 May, 2021, foiled attempts by Boko Haram terrorists to attack an outskirt of Maiduguri, Borno State. The terrorists, who tried to advance from Aldawari axis, attempted to attack soft targets along Jiddari Polo, were countered by combined gallant troops in c...
Policeman Shot by Bandits in Kebbi state Dies
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Policeman Shot by Bandits in Kebbi state Dies

The policeman who was shot by suspected bandits during a gunfight in Kebbi State is dead. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Abdulqadir Garba Hardo died after being shot in the leg while leading the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Tactical Squad in a gun duel with armed men at Tsamiya town in Bagudo Local Government of the state. The gunshot fractured his bone and he died at a hospital in Gusau, Zamfara State capital on Monday May 10. Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi state has reportedly donated a cash gift of N2m to the family of the late DSP.  He described the late DSP Hardo as a gallant and courageous officer who performed his duty professionally and prayed Allah to grant him mercy and his family the perseverance to bear the loss.
#EndSARS: Medical Doctor tells Lagos Judicial Panel how his Hospital Treated Patients with Gunshot Wounds from Lekki Tollgate
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#EndSARS: Medical Doctor tells Lagos Judicial Panel how his Hospital Treated Patients with Gunshot Wounds from Lekki Tollgate

The Lagos State judicial panel on the October 20, 2020 gunshot incident at the Lekki tollgate and the restitution for victims of SARS-related abuses, resumed sitting on Saturday, May 8. At the resumed sitting, a medical doctor with the Grandville Medical Center in Lagos, Dr Aromolafe Ayobami, testified to having treated a total number of 15 patients referred from other hospitals with injuries ranging from gunshots to superficial wounds. The patients were allegedly injured from the gunshot incident that took place during the EndSARS protest at the Lekki tollgate on the night of October 20. ''I am here to give evidence of our hospital encounter during the EndSARS protest period. We had a total number of 15 patients. We had four referrals from Vedic life Healthcare, seven referrals fr...
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, ...
If given the right equipment, policemen can do a lot and protect Nigerians – Senator Ordia speaks after surviving two gunmen attacks in 24 hours
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If given the right equipment, policemen can do a lot and protect Nigerians – Senator Ordia speaks after surviving two gunmen attacks in 24 hours

Senator Clifford Ordia on Monday April 26, survived two attacks launched against him by unknown gunmen. The senator representing Edo Central in the upper legislative chamber, was attacked twice along Okene-Lokoja and Lokoja-Abuja roads while returning to Abuja from his hometown in Edo State. Recounting how the incident played out, Ordia mentioned that three of the security officers attached to his convoy sustained gunshot injuries. The Edo Senator said; “We were coming from Edo State, somewhere between Okene and Lokoja, when we met these suspected bandits. They opened fire on my convoy. The gallant policemen had to immediately return fire. “The other security vehicle behind had to immediately join them and they were able to repel the suspected b...
Unidentified Driver reportedly Found Shot Dead in Vehicle in Owerri
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Unidentified Driver reportedly Found Shot Dead in Vehicle in Owerri

A yet to be identified driver was reportedly found dead with gunshot wounds inside a vehicle in Owerri, the Imo State capital. It was gathered that the 14-seater bus was found along Bank Road on Tuesday morning, April 27. Details on the incident are still sketchy, however, eyewitnesses claimed that a pig was spotted inside the vehicle.
Security Operatives Foil Jailbreak in Kano
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Security Operatives Foil Jailbreak in Kano

An attempted jailbreak by inmates of Kurmawa prison, located around the Emir’s palace in Kano state was on Thursday evening, April 22,  stopped by security operatives. Eyewitnesses disclosed that sporadic gunshots were heard within the area as residents prepared to break their Ramadan fast. Spokesman of the Nigerian correctional service in Kano, Musbahu Nasarawa who confirmed the incident said the rebellion was quelled through the concerted efforts of the prison officials. Nasarawa who denied claims that the crisis was the result of lack of food items or poor quality of food for the inmates, said violence at the correctional facility ensued after prison officials attempted to retrieve illicit items found with some of the prisoners. He said; “We have put down the rebellion ...
Amotekun Officer Shot Dead in Oyo
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Amotekun Officer Shot Dead in Oyo

A personnel of the Oyo State Security Network Agency codenamed Amotekun, Suleiman Quadri, has been killed by gunmen. According to reports, Quadri was said to have been ambushed by bandits numbering about 11 while escorting the staff of a farm to the farmland in Fiditi on Tuesday night, April 20. The gunmen opened fire on the security operative and his colleague Amoo Yisau. While Yisau sustained gunshot injuries and is being treated at the General Hospital, Owode Oyo, Quadri lost his life. The commandant of Amotekun Corps, Col. Olayinka Olayanju (rtd), confirmed the incident and said the deceased has since been buried according to Islamic rites.
Update: At least eight dead and 60 injured in mass shooting at FedEx warehouse
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Update: At least eight dead and 60 injured in mass shooting at FedEx warehouse

The death toll from the FedEx warehouse shooting has been placed at 8. Authorities say eight people have been killed, not including the shooter, while 60 people have been injured, including 20 with gunshot wounds. The gunman went on a rampage at a Fedex facility on Thursday night, April 15, before turning his weapon on himself. Police were called to reports of an active shooting at a FedEx facility near Indianapolis airport last night at around 11pm local time. Live video from local media at the scene showed crime scene tape in the car park outside the facility, which employs more than 4,500 people. Family members of FedEx workers have been waiting in a local hotel for information about their loved ones. An unnamed witness who was working at the facility told NBC ...
Gunmen Storm Anambra Community, Destroy Vehicles
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Gunmen Storm Anambra Community, Destroy Vehicles

Unknown gunmen on Thursday, April 15, reportedly stormed Abagana in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State and destroyed vehicles after hoisting a Biafran flag. According to the Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS) the gunmen went straight to First Bank Plc where they shot sporadically into the air, dispersing bank customers and passersby. According to the report, the gunmen, numbering about ten, who drove in black Honda Pilot Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV), equally hoisted Biafran flag at the gate of the bank, set fire on a Nissan Pathfinder SUV with registration number UR 640 KJA, and smashed glasses of a Honda car with registration number FST 456 AC, all parked in front of the bank. It is not clear if anyone sustained gunshot injury, however, normal human and vehicular ...
Body camera video shows moment a female police officer shot and killed Daunte Wright, 20-year-old black man in Minnesota
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Body camera video shows moment a female police officer shot and killed Daunte Wright, 20-year-old black man in Minnesota

A police body camera captured the moment a female police officer shot and killed a 20-year-old black man during a weekend traffic stop near Minneapolis. Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, was fatally shot by officer Kim Potter on Sunday afternoon, April 11 during a traffic stop in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center. During a Monday afternoon press conference, Brooklyn Center’s police chief Tim Gannon gave law enforcement’s side of the story before releasing the video of the fatal shooting. Gannon said three officers stopped Wright and a passenger in a car with expired license-plate tags on Sunday night. After running Wright’s identification, officers found an outstanding warrant for an unspecified gross misdemeanor. One officer removed Wright from the car to...
5 People Including 2 Children Killed in South Carolina Mass Shooting
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5 People Including 2 Children Killed in South Carolina Mass Shooting

Five people including two children are dead following a shooting inside a home in Rock Hill, South Carolina. The victims of the Wednesday evening, April 8, shooting near Rock Hill included a doctor, his wife, and their two grandchildren, the York County Sheriff's Office said in a tweet. Police were called to the scene following reports of a shooting at 4:45 p.m. The York County coroner’s office said Dr. Robert Lesslie, 70, and his wife, Barbara Lesslie, 69, were pronounced dead at the scene along with grandchildren Adah Lesslie, 9, and Noah Lesslie, 5, as a result of gunshot wounds. A fifth victim, James Lewis, 38, from Gaston, was found dead outside. In addition to the five people who were killed, another person was transported to the hospital with "serious gunshot ...
Mob Beats Man to Death after he Shot Three Men at Betting Shop in Imo, Killing two
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Mob Beats Man to Death after he Shot Three Men at Betting Shop in Imo, Killing two

Three persons have been confirmed dead following an incident at a betting shop at Aba branch satellite market in Ehime Mbano LGA in Imo state on Friday, April 2. According to a statement released by the spokesperson of the state police, SP Orlando Ikeokwu, one Chidubem Mbamara walked into a betting shop, played his bet worth six hundred Naira (N600), but unfortunately wasn't with enough money to pay.   ''He paid one hundred and fifty Naira (N150) and deposited his phone, went home to get some money. On his return, he paid four hundred and Naira, making it a total of five hundred and fifty Naira (N550), and promised to pay the balance of Fifty Naira(N50) on a later date. This led to serious altercation between  him and one Henry Obi (manager of the bet shop). Sequel to th...
Armed Bandits Assassinate Fulani Community Leader in Kaduna
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Armed Bandits Assassinate Fulani Community Leader in Kaduna

Armed bandits have assassinated a Fulani community leader in Doka, Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna state, Alhaji Lawal Musa, popularly known as Alhaji Maijama'a. The State Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who confirmed this in a statement on Monday March 21, said that late Musa was brutally killed by armed bandits in his settlement, right before his family on Sunday, March 21. Aruwan said that the deceased worked closely with with other community leaders towards the success of peace building efforts in Doka area of Kajuru. "He was on a motorcycle with his elder brother Alhaji Gide Musa when some assailants opened fire on them. Alhaji Gide Musa escaped with gunshot injuries, while the gunmen got hold of Alhaji Maijama'a and hacked him to...
INEC suspends bye-election in Ekiti state following violence that left three persons dead
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INEC suspends bye-election in Ekiti state following violence that left three persons dead

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended the Ekiti East constituency I bye-election holding today March 20. According to a statement released by the electoral body, the election was suspended following the outbreak of violence in various polling units in the LGA. Three voters were killed by suspected political thugs during the attack. A police officer, an NYSC member, and an INEC staff also sustained gunshot injuries. Read the full statement from the commission below
Troops Kill Suspected Armed Robber in Plateau state, Recover arms
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Troops Kill Suspected Armed Robber in Plateau state, Recover arms

Troops of Operation Safe Haven have killed one armed robber while two others escaped with gunshot wounds during a gun duel in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State. The Commander of the Security Outfit, Maj. Gen. Dominic Onyemulu, who disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, said troops on patrol received a distress call at about 11:45pm on Wednesday, March 17, that armed robbers were operating at Kutaya Street, in Jengre area of Bassa. The troops swiftly mobilized to the scene where a shop owner, one Mr Reuben was robbed of his personal belongings. In the process, one of the armed robbers was neutralized, while the other two others managed to escape with serious gunshot injuries. The commander said that the dead body of the armed robber was deposited at the morgue...
Rapper, Rae Sremmurd’s Brother Charged with Murder After he ‘Shot his Own Father’
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Rapper, Rae Sremmurd’s Brother Charged with Murder After he ‘Shot his Own Father’

Michael Sullivan, the brother of American hip-hop duo, Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi of Rae Sremmurd has been charged for the murder of their stepfather. District Attorney John Weddle revealed on Wednesday, March 17, that the 19-year-old was charged on Lee Mounty, Mississippi. The indictment was handed down to Sullivan after a grand jury heard evidence about the killing of 62-year-old Floyd Sullivan in January, TMZ reports. Michael faces life in prison if convicted and is still in custody, with no pending court date yet announced. The details surrounding the shooting that took place in Mississippi in January 2020 are still unknown. Officers from the Tupelo Police Department were sent to an address in the 500 block of Lumpkin Avenue at around 9.30pm on January 6 where they ...
Armed Bandits Kill 7, Raze Many Houses in Fresh Kaduna Attacks
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Armed Bandits Kill 7, Raze Many Houses in Fresh Kaduna Attacks

Armed bandits have killed seven people, injured many and set houses ablaze in series of attacks in Igabi, Giwa and Chikun local government areas of Kaduna State. The state Commissioner Internal Security and Homes Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who disclosed this in a statement issued on Thursday, March 11, said that the armed bandits stormed Gangi village, Igabi local government, shooting sporadically in what seemed to be a cattle rustling operation and killed four residents. The residents killed are listed as Wada Sulaiman, Amiru Saidu, Yusha'u Mohammadu and Osama Abdulwahab. Two others, Ibrahim Jibrin and Abdulhamid Suleiman sustained gunshot injuries and are receiving treatment in hospital. In the course of the raid, the bandits razed three houses belonging to Mohammad Jibr...
Woman Kills her ex-boyfriend Because he Refused to pay for her Boob job Costing $1,800
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Woman Kills her ex-boyfriend Because he Refused to pay for her Boob job Costing $1,800

A woman shot dead her ex-boyfriend because he refused to pay for her boob job. Cristina D'Avila Teixeira Rodrigues, aged 24, was arrested in Brazil for allegedly executing businessman Paulo Roberto Moraes Teixeira Junior with a gunshot to the back of the head. She reportedly handed herself to police in the city of Manaus on March 8, three days after commiting the alleged crime. The victim, Paulo Roberto Moraes Teixeira Junior, 29, owned an internet installation company, where he met Christina. Police report say he was fatally shot on Friday afternoon, March 5 with a .380 calibre pistol. He was then rushed to hospital, but died on Sunday, March 7. According to Rodrigo, the victim's brother, Rodrigues killed her ex because he refused to pay for her silicone breast impla...
Armed bandits Kill Catholic Lector,Six Others in Kaduna
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Armed bandits Kill Catholic Lector,Six Others in Kaduna

Armed bandits have killed seven persons including a Catholic lector in Igabi and Kajuru local government areas of Kaduna State. The State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who confirmed the incidents in a statement on Sunday February 28, said bandits attacked Kajinjiri village in Igabi and killed two residents identified as Ibrahim Rabi'u and Abdulrahman Mohammad. One person, Kamal Murtala, sustained gunshot injuries, and is receiving treatment at a nearby facility. Similarly, in Rago village also of Igabi local government area, bandits killed two locals identified as Alhaji Ibrahim Iro and Muhammadu Rabiu. In a separate incident, gunmen invaded Kutura station, Kajuru local government area and killed three residents identified as Michael Sh...
Naked Man Confuses Residents as he Knocks their Doors, Waves Bible at Them
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Naked Man Confuses Residents as he Knocks their Doors, Waves Bible at Them

A man running naked in a community in Florida, US has been shot by residents after he was moving from apartments, knocking on doors, brandishing a Bible and asking: “You want some of this?” Police were already responding to a call about the Bible-waving naturist at the Sunshine Garden Apartments when they got a second emergency call telling them that the mystery man had been shot. First responders arrived at the block in at 6840 Pembroke Road, Pembroke Pines, Florida, US, to find a naked man on the ground and bleeding. He was taken by helicopter to the nearby Memorial Regional Hospital with gunshot wounds that are reportedly life-threatening. The identities of the naked man and the alleged shooter have yet to be disclosed by police. Destiny Williams has only recently mov...
Two Armed Robbery Suspects Arrested in Ogun
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Two Armed Robbery Suspects Arrested in Ogun

Men of Ogun state police command in the early hours of Saturday, February 27, arrested two armed robbery suspects while operating at Shagamu interchange area of Lagos/Ibadan expressway. The two suspects, Solomon Aghofure a 30 years old indigene of Delta state, and Emmanuel Mathew a 37 years old indigene of Abia State were arrested when the police patrol team of Shagamu division were on routine patrol of the expressway at about 1:30 am. The suspects and their gang who have already positioned themselves at the interchange in readiness for attack on the commuter plying the road opened fire on the passing patrol team led by the DPO, CSP Okiki Agunbiade. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, reads in part   ''The team engaged ...
‘Don’t Flout COVID19 Rules and Don’t Block Roads’- Lagos State Govt Warns Residents ahead of the #OccupyLekkiTollgate protest
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‘Don’t Flout COVID19 Rules and Don’t Block Roads’- Lagos State Govt Warns Residents ahead of the #OccupyLekkiTollgate protest

The Lagos state government has warned residents of the state planning to embark on the #OccupyLekkiTollgate protest scheduled to hold on Saturday, February 13, to desist from flouting COVID-19 regulations or block roads. Some Nigerians who are against the reopening of the Lekki Tollgate have concluded plans to protest the decision to reopen the toll that was shut after the October 2020 gunshot incident. In a statement released today February 11, the Lagos state Commissioner of Justice and state Attorney General, Moyosore Onigbanjo, said the state government will not tolerate any form of violent actions and urged the police to respect the right of citizens. The statement reads “Our attention is drawn to the planned protest scheduled for Saturday February 13, 2021 at the Lekki ...
#EndSARS: No protest will hold at Lekki Tollgate on Saturday – Lagos Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu says
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#EndSARS: No protest will hold at Lekki Tollgate on Saturday – Lagos Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu says

On Tuesday, February 9, some Nigerians using the hashtag #OccupyLekkiTollgate announced plans to stage fresh protests over plans to reopen the tollgate. The Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry had on Saturday, February 6 gave permission to the Lekki Concession Company LCC take over the tollgates that have been shut since October 2020 after the gunshot incident that reportedly left some EndSARS protesters dead and injured. While the #OccupyLekkiTollgate proponents were making plans for their protests, another group using the hashtag #DefendLagos announced plans to hold a counter-protest at the same Lekki tollgate. Speaking on the development, Odumosu while speaking to newsmen, said no group would be allowed to hold any protest come Saturday, February 13. “Allowing both groups to carr...
”We Cannot Allow Operations to Begin at the Lekki Tollgate When Justice has not Prevailed”- DJ Switch
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”We Cannot Allow Operations to Begin at the Lekki Tollgate When Justice has not Prevailed”- DJ Switch

DJ Switch has kicked against the decision of the Lagos State Judicial Panel to hand over the Lekki toll plaza to the Lekki Concession Company LCC. The panel gave the company the go-ahead to take over the plaza today February 6. With the approval, the Lekki toll gate will begin collecting the daily charges from road users. The toll gate was closed following the gunshot incident on October 20, 2020. Reacting to the panel's decision, DJ Switch who gave a live recording from the toll gate during the gunshot incident in October 2020, kicked against the panel's decision via her Twitter handle. She wrote; ''We cannot allow operations to begin at the Lekki Tollgate wen justice has not prevailed! This is wrong! I have always known 4m the start The panel trolls screamed at my absence f...
Man Shoots his Neighbours Dead During Fight Over Snow Shoveling
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Man Shoots his Neighbours Dead During Fight Over Snow Shoveling

Three Pennsylvania neighbours are dead following a fatal shooting incident during a fight over snow shoveling. A video of the fatal shooting that occurred in Plains Township on Monday, Feb 1, shows a man shooting two of his neighbors to death following a verbal altercation. Just before 9 a.m. on Monday, Plains Township police officers responded to a report of shots fired in a residential neighborhood and discovered 50-year-old James Goy and his 48-year-old wife, Lisa Goy, lying dead in the street in front of their home, according to a joint statement by Luzerne County District Attorney Stefanie Salavantis and Plains Township Police Chief Dale Binker. Residents in the area directed police officers to a house across the street from the Goys' home, but as they approached the ...
Bandits Kill Two bBothers in Kaduna
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Bandits Kill Two bBothers in Kaduna

Two brothers have been killed by bandits that attacked Gidan Maikudi hamlet, a herders' settlement in Kerawa ward of Igabi local government area on Thursday February 4. According to a statement by Samuel Aruwan, the Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, the deceased brothers are identified as Maikudu Husaini who died on the spot during the attack, and Nafiu Husaini who died from gunshot wounds after he was rushed to the hospital. The statement adds that local vigilantes in the community mobilized to repel the attack, and in the ensuing gunfight, beat back the bandits who withdrew with several casualties
#EndSARS protesters want to join police – IGP Adamu Mohammed
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#EndSARS protesters want to join police – IGP Adamu Mohammed

The Inspector-General of Police, Adamu Mohammed has said that some of the youths who participated in the #EndSARS protest want to join the Nigeria Police Force.   Speaking on a Channels Television’s programme on Monday January 25, the police chief said some of these youths want to join the force on the premise of "the service the police provide is a service of God."   Adamu said;    “The youths who participated in the #EndSARS and the rest of them, many of them want to join the police. “Many of them will come and say, ‘Please, we want to join the police,’ because the service the police provide is a service of God.”   On hospitals requesting police report before they attend to victims of gunshot wounds, the police chief told medical officers to sav...
Bandits kill Army colonel, two soldiers in Katsina
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Bandits kill Army colonel, two soldiers in Katsina

A Nigerian Army colonel, M.Z Manu and two soldiers have been killed by bandits in Unguwar Doka Village under Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State. It was gathered that the bandits, armed with AK-47 rifles invaded the villages on Thursday night and started shooting indiscriminately. In the process, the gallant officer, soldiers and some civilians were killed. The acting Director, Defence Media Operations, Brig. General Benard Onyeuko, who confirmed the incident in a statement issued to journalists at the Special Army Super Camp IV Faskari, said troops of Operation Sahel Sanity responded to a distress call on September 24, 2020 that bandits attacked Unguwar Doka Village and swiftly mobilised to the area where they cleared the bandits. During the encounter, troops neutralis...
Lisa Marie Presley’s Son Benjamin Keough is Dead
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Lisa Marie Presley’s Son Benjamin Keough is Dead

Lisa Marie Presley's son and Elvis Presley's grandson, Benjamin Keough has died from apparent Suicide. According to TMZ, the 27-year-old died on Sunday, July 12, in Calabasas from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Benjamin, the son of Lisa and Danny Keough, was also a musician and in 2009, struck a record deal worth $5 million. He also acted in a few movies including a short film called Rod and Barry. His sister is actress Riley Keough, who's been in a number of horror films including 2019's "The Lodge." He kept quite a low profile but is well-known for his uncanny resemblance to his famous grandfather, Elvis Presley. Lisa previously addressed the similarity, saying: "Ben does look so much like Elvis. He was at the Opry and was the quiet storm behind the stage." She added, "...

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