Thursday, January 27

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Fan arrested for alleged racist abuse of Stoke player
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Fan arrested for alleged racist abuse of Stoke player

A Coventry City supporter has been arrested for allegedly racially abusing a Stoke City player during the warm-up before Tuesday night's Championship game. The alleged incident happened at the Sky Blues' Coventry Building Society Arena and was reported by a member of Stoke's coaching staff. The individual was identified on CCTV and subsequently arrested by West Midlands Police while also having his season ticket cancelled and being handed a ban. A statement on Coventry's website read: "Coventry City was made aware of a report of racist abuse directed at a Stoke City player during the warm-up on Tuesday evening. "Follow this being reported, the supporter was identified by staff and CCTV at the stadium. The supporter was ejected and their season ticket has been confiscated. ...
We’re going to work it out – Tiffany Haddish addresses recent DUI arrest on The Tonight Show
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We’re going to work it out – Tiffany Haddish addresses recent DUI arrest on The Tonight Show

Girls Trip star, Tiffany Haddish has addressed her run-in with the law which happened earlier this month. Haddish who spoke via a video chat on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Monday night, told host Jimmy Fallon about the moment she was arrested on suspicion of DUI in Georgia early in the morning of January 14. She said;  "I can say this, Jimmy... I've been praying to God to send me a new man. A good man. And God went ahead and sent me four... in uniform." After the laughter died down, Haddish continued, saying; "And now I got a really great lawyer, and we're going to work it out. I've got to get my asking of things to God a little better!" Fallon replied, "Yeah, you've got to be a little clearer!" Tiffany Haddish was arrested by Peachtree City police officers earlie...
Footballer Victor Lindelof’s wife and kids forced to hide as intruders broke into the Manchester United star’s home while he was playing at Brentford
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Footballer Victor Lindelof’s wife and kids forced to hide as intruders broke into the Manchester United star’s home while he was playing at Brentford

Victor Lindelof’s house was burgled while the Manchester United defender was playing against Brentford on Wednesday night, January  19. Lindelof’s wife and their two young children were in the property when the break-in happened but were not harmed. Sweden defender Lindelof was playing for United in their 3-1 win at the Brentford Community Stadium in London at the time. United released a statement which read: “We can confirm that a break-in occurred at Victor Lindelof’s house during the away game against Brentford. “His family, who were at home at the time, were unhurt but clearly shaken. This was a distressing experience for them, and for Victor when he learned of it after the game, and the club is providing them with our full support. “We encourage anyone with informatio...
Drunk Herbalist dies after his dog bit his private part in Calabar
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Drunk Herbalist dies after his dog bit his private part in Calabar

A 60-year-old herbalist in Calabar, Cross Rivers state, Ani Ikoneto, has died after his private part was bitten off and eaten by his dog. According to neighbors who spoke to Vanguard, Ikoneto who resides at number 12, Jebbs Street in Calabar South, went on a drinking spree on Christmas Eve and returned home drunk. “When he came back, we had gone to bed but some people were still outside. He went inside his room and slept off without shutting the door and because of too much  drink, he excreted on himself. His dog that was outside smelt the poo and went inside to eat it. In the process, the dog ate his private parts thinking it was meat or part of the excreta,” Itoro his neighbor said According to him, the man raised the alarm, prompting neighbors to rush into his apartment and di...
Explosions rock Maiduguri ahead of President Buhari’s visit
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Explosions rock Maiduguri ahead of President Buhari’s visit

No fewer than at least four persons have died after three explosions rocked Maiduguri the Borno State Capital on Thursday morning, December 23. The blasts happened a few hours before President Buhari is scheduled to visit the state. The explosions occurred in three different locations – Bulumkutu, Ajilari Cross and Ayaje. There were casualties recorded in Ayaje and Bulumkutu, however, no information has been obtained from Ajilari. The President is scheduled to commission an edifice donated by Mohammed Indimi to the University of Maiduguri. He is also expected to commission some projects executed by the Borno State Government.
Drama as Enugu Rangers goalkeeper refuses to leave pitch after red card
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Drama as Enugu Rangers goalkeeper refuses to leave pitch after red card

The first match of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) for the 2021/2022 season played at the Muhammadu Dikko Stadium in Katsina on Sunday between Katsina United and Enugu Rangers International was nearly marred with drama in the second half as the visiting side goalkeeper refused to leave the football pitch after he was awarded red card by the officiating referee. The tall lanky goalkeeper instead of working out of the pitch ran to the centre of the field, beating his chest while facing the direction of the home team fan in protest to the referee’s decision and apparently to waste playing time as his team were already in the lead with two goals to one. The fans responded in equal frenzy by booing him and daring him to come out of the pitch and face them. ...
Singer Patoranking survives ghastly motor accident
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Singer Patoranking survives ghastly motor accident

Singer Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie better known as Patoranking survived a ghastly motor accident a few days ago. Sharing videos of the damaged car, Patoranking said he was seated in front when the accident happened. ''The devil tried and failed some days ago,after Our driver lost control of the brakes….Life can be taken in a heartbeat…two seconds and this happened and to think I was in the front seat and my Guys behind. Thanksgiving Sunday. Zero injuries/Zero Pain God is simply not done with me yet. #Seatbeltalways
Webcam model accidentally shoots herself in vagina while recording a video for customers
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Webcam model accidentally shoots herself in vagina while recording a video for customers

A webcam model accidentally shot herself in the vagina while recording a video for her customers. Authorities said the incident happened inside her home earlier this month. Police were called to an "accidental gunshot wound" at a residence in Thomaston, Georgia, USA, shortly before noon on November 9. A sheriff's deputy arrived to the scene to find a paramedic holding an unloaded handgun and a spent bullet casing, who told police: "The female had shot herself in her vagina, accidentally." It is believed the model is named Lauren Hunter Daman, 27. She was reportedly alone inside her bedroom when the 9mm firearm was discharged. Resident Jordan Allen, who said he owned the gun, told police that he rushed into the bedroom after a hearing a gunshot from the kitchen. Allen sa...
Children among at least 45 dead in Bulgaria bus fire
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Children among at least 45 dead in Bulgaria bus fire

At least 45 people including 12 children have been killed after a bus caught fire on a highway in western Bulgaria early on Tuesday. A senior interior ministry official confirmed that children were among the dead and seven people,  who had jumped out of the burning bus had been taken to hospital for treatment in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia, with burns. The incident happened on the Struma Highway, 28 miles west of Sofia, at around 2am local time, and either the "bus caught fire and crashed, or crashed and then caught fire", Nikolai Nikolov said. He said there were 45 fatalities. But the ministry later said there were 46 casualties, before giving a further update of one less than the toll given earlier. There were 53 people on board the bus, it added. Most of the victims ...
Man fighting for his life after QPR-Luton Match
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Man fighting for his life after QPR-Luton Match

A man is critically ill in hospital with a head injury police believe he may have suffered in an attack following QPR’s match against Luton. The 52-year-old, who is from the Luton area, was found at around 9.50pm on Friday, near the Uxbridge Road junction with Devonport Road in west London. Police believe he may have been assaulted or caught up in disorder after the Championship fixture at the Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium, and have appealed for witnesses. The man was taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service (LAS) paramedics, and remains in a life-threatening condition. Metropolitan Police Detective Constable Arrash Faghihi said the incident happened in an "extremely busy" area and urged any witnesses or anyone with mobile phone footage which may be relevant to conta...
Conor Gallagher to Return to Chelsea – Petr Cech
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Conor Gallagher to Return to Chelsea – Petr Cech

Chelsea technical and performance advisor, Petr Cech has said that Crystal Palace midfielder, Conor Gallagher will return to Chelsea in the future. Cech said this ahead of Chelsea’s Premier League clash with Leicester City on Saturday afternoon. Gallagher, who was recently included in England’s World Cup qualifier squad, is currently on loan at Crystal Palace from Chelsea. The 21-year-old has been flourishing for Palace, scoring four goals and providing two assists in his ten starts for the club so far this season. Speaking to Chelsea’s official website, Petr Cech said: “Conor was very close in terms of making the team here in the summer and we were really happy with him but it was the same as with Billy Gilmour and we felt at that stage of their careers they ne...
”Fake news” Ministry of Information reacts to report Claiming Lai Mohammed has denied saying nobody died at Lekki tollgate
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”Fake news” Ministry of Information reacts to report Claiming Lai Mohammed has denied saying nobody died at Lekki tollgate

The Ministry of Information and Culture has described as ''fake news'' reports claiming the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has recanted his comment on the Lekki tollgate. The Minister has always insisted that no one died in the Lekki tollgate shooting that happened on October 20, 2020. The Lagos state Jucidial panel of inquiry into the unfortunate incident, turned in its report to the state government on Monday, November 15, in which it confirmed that some people did die during the shooting incident and that the police and Nigerian Army are culpable of the killings. Many Nigerians have since been waiting for the Minister to comment on the findings of the panel of inquiry. The Ministry of Information via its Facebook page has denied claims that the Minister ...
Liverpool explosion: Three arrested under Terrorism Act after car blast at hospital
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Liverpool explosion: Three arrested under Terrorism Act after car blast at hospital

UK counter-terrorism officers have arrested three people after a man was killed in a car explosion outside the Women's Hospital in the north-western city of Liverpool. Police said a man who was a passenger in the car was declared dead at the scene, while another man who was driving was injured and was in hospital in a stable condition. Three men — aged 29, 26, and 21 — were detained in the Kensington area of the city and arrested under the Terrorism Act, the police said in a statement. Police believe the car was a taxi that pulled up at the hospital shortly before the explosion occurred just before 11:00am local time on Sunday. "Work is still ongoing to establish what has happened," Chief Constable Serena Kennedy said. "We are keeping an open mind as to what caused the exp...
Husband of ‘Rust’ cinematographer Halyna Hutchins ‘to file wrongful death lawsuit’ after Movie armorer claimed saboteur put live round in gun Alec Baldwin fired
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Husband of ‘Rust’ cinematographer Halyna Hutchins ‘to file wrongful death lawsuit’ after Movie armorer claimed saboteur put live round in gun Alec Baldwin fired

The husband of Halyna Hutchins, the cinematographer who was shot dead on the set of Alec Baldwin's movie 'Rust', has hired lawyers and is set to file a wrongful death lawsuit, according to a new report. Hutchins was shot and killed during rehearsals for the film in Santa Fe, New Mexico on October 21. The news of the lawsuit comes as Rust armorer (Crew member responsible for providing arms on set), Hannah Gutierrez Reed said she's not yet ready to speak about what happened after her lawyers claimed a saboteur put live round in gun Alec Baldwin fired. Matthew Hutchins has hired the law firm Panish, Shea, Boyle and Ravipudi in Los Angeles, TMZ reports. Sources told the outlet that there will be multiple defendants in the suit and it will be filed on behalf of Matthew and their...
Halyna Hutchins’ final words after being shot by Alec Baldwin on Rust set revealed
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Halyna Hutchins’ final words after being shot by Alec Baldwin on Rust set revealed

The final words of Rust cinematographer Halyna Hutchins as she lay dying on a Santa Fe film set have been revealed. 'That was no good. That was no good at all,' Hutchins, 42, said seconds after she was fatally shot by Alec Baldwin on the set of indie Western Rust on October 21 before succumbing to her injuries. Hutchins' last words came after lead actor Baldwin discharged a prop Colt .45 revolver that was supposed to be loaded with blanks but contained live ammunition. 'What the f**k just happened?' Baldwin reportedly asked cast and crew members after the shot went off, and Hutchins suddenly stumbled back into head electrician Serge Svetnoy's arms. Director Joel Souza also hit the deck after being grazed. The actor had been prepping for a scene that involved him drawing and f...
Nigerian man found dead days after he was declared missing in the US
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Nigerian man found dead days after he was declared missing in the US

A 22-year-old Nigerian man, Faruq Osilalu, has been found dead in Baltimore City in the US days after he was declared missing. Alayna Osilalu, the wife of late Faruq told US media that her husband, a driver with a transportation company, was found dead on October 4 but he was listed as a John Doe, until recently when authorities were able to identify him through his jewelry. She said he was giving someone a ride on the day he was last seen and that what happened to him remains a mystery. The distraught new mum said his remains were so badly damaged that investigators could not figure out his fingerprints. She said her husband worked as a private contractor under Sedan Service in Baltimore and that she reported him missing on September 19, two days after his last known ride. ...
Anthony Joshua reveals he found out reason for his shock loss to Andy Ruiz Jr two weeks after the fight
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Anthony Joshua reveals he found out reason for his shock loss to Andy Ruiz Jr two weeks after the fight

Former boxing champion, Anthony Joshua has revealed that he found out why he lost to Andy Ruiz Jr two weeks after their June 2019 clash. Ruiz who was a late replacement for Jarrell Miller, shocked the world at Madison Square Garden when he knocked Joshua out to claim Joshua's belts. When asked after the fight , Joshua couldn't explain what happened but in a new interview with iFL TV, the Brit admitted that he now knows where he went wrong. He also added that he refused to make excuses at the time like how David Haye and Deontay Wilder did against Wladmir Klitschko and Tyson Fury in their fights. Joshua, 32, said: "I was looking for a replacement. Realistically, at top level we need another 10 weeks to prepare for this style of fight, but whatever bring him on. "It was ...
Ian Wright exposes Tottenham’s major problem ahead of Man Utd clash
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Ian Wright exposes Tottenham’s major problem ahead of Man Utd clash

Former Arsenal star, Ian Wright, has exposed Tottenham Hotspur’s major problem under their manager, Nuno Espirito Santo, ahead of Spurs’ Premier League clash with Manchester United on Saturday. Wright said Tottenham’s major problem under Santo is the midfield. Tottenham started the current campaign on a good note with four consecutive wins against Arsenal, Manchester City, Wolves and Watford, but have since suffered a drastic dip in form. Santo’s side have lost five of their last eleven matches in all competitions. “I think with Nuno, his major problem is his midfield,” Wright said on Optus Sport’s The Kelly & Wrighty Show. “You have got Harry Kane, who is not getting chances. We know everything that’s happened with Harry Kane, he’s trying to do his stuff and trying to...
Singer FTN Bae releases troubling audio of her son, 5, saying he was penetrated by rapper Big Doodie Lo
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Singer FTN Bae releases troubling audio of her son, 5, saying he was penetrated by rapper Big Doodie Lo

Singer FTN Bae has accused her ex-boyfriend, David, better known by his stage name Big Doodie Lo, of sexually assaulting her 5-year-old son and she released "proof". She claimed she went for a show in Orlando back in August and rapper Doodie Lo was at home with her son when the abuse happened. She said she noticed months ago that her son, Wesley, started pooping in his pants and she had to start making him wear diapers. Her son finally opened up to her, telling her that Doodie Lo allegedly penetrated him with screws. In an audio shared by the singer, her son is heard crying as he narrated the alleged abuse to her. He's heard telling her that "David" put something in his "butt" and he's been "hurting" because of it. FTN Bae said ...
“She stole my sister’s husband” Cubana Chief Priest calls out BBNaija’s Maria as he warns women to hide their husband’s from her
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“She stole my sister’s husband” Cubana Chief Priest calls out BBNaija’s Maria as he warns women to hide their husband’s from her

Cubana Chief Priest has publicly accused Big Brother Naija star, Maria Chike, of snatching his sister's husband and threatening her life. He told wives to "stay woke" because "girls like Maria are on the prowl, snatching husbands." He then claimed that Maria is dating his sister's husband and that she went as far as sending his married sister threats to leave her husband alone for her. Cubana Chief Priest went further to share a video of Maria and a man he claims is his sister's husband, Kevin, together in a bar. Kevin is seen covering his face in the video. Cubana Chief Priest then addressed the said sister's husband, Kevin, telling him that he's covering his face in the video where he's with Maria because of shame. He also told Kevin: "All of us dey street. You no ...
Ronaldinho opens up on too much partying, friendship with Messi, Neymar
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Ronaldinho opens up on too much partying, friendship with Messi, Neymar

Barcelona legend, Ronaldinho, has opened up on too much partying during his football career. Ronaldinho also opened up on his friendship with Paris Saint-Germain forwards, Lionel Messi and Neymar. Asked whether he thinks he would have achieved more in his career if he had not partied so much, Ronaldinho told Le Parisien, “No! I’m completely happy with everything that’s happened to me. “God gave me a lot. I’m lucky to have experienced very happy moments, so I would not change a thing.” He added, “They [Messi and Neymar] are friends. “We play together. This isn’t a story about idolatry, or fandom. It’s a story of friendship, and I would even say that they are very good friends. Whenever I have the opportunity to be with them, I take it, because it’s a very special moment.” ...
Man electrocuted while illegally reconnecting wires in Ondo
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Man electrocuted while illegally reconnecting wires in Ondo

A man identified as Mayomi Origbemisuyi was electrocuted in Akungba Akoko, in Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State while attempting to make illegal connection. The incident happened around 9 pm on Tuesday night, October 19, few metres away from the office of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) in the community. A source said that the deceased popularly known as Oluomo climbed the electric pole to reconnect wires when he was electrocuted. "When the incident happened, everybody in the area rushed to the scene to catch the glimpse of what happened and the matter was immediately reported at the police station in the community," the source said. According to reports, the remains of the deceased were deposited at a morgue in...
Jaywon slams Instagram user who mocked Tayo Faniran after he insinuated that he was cheated out of winning Big Brother Africa
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Jaywon slams Instagram user who mocked Tayo Faniran after he insinuated that he was cheated out of winning Big Brother Africa

Jaywon has come to Tayo Faniran's defence after he was mocked by Nigerians following his claim that he was cheated out of winning Big Brother Africa. Tayo, runner up of Big Brother Africa season 9, claimed he was told that he got robbed and he demanded that the organisers of the show, which took place 7 years ago, explain to him what happened during the finale . Many Instagram users were unsympathetic and accused Tayo of trying to blame someone else for his "misfortune". And Jaywon stepped in to respond to defend Tayo from trolls. See his comment below.
I wish the trolls can leave you and face me. I’ve been in the entertainment industry for 18 years for someone to tell me what to do and what not to do – BBNaija’s Boma tells Tega
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I wish the trolls can leave you and face me. I’ve been in the entertainment industry for 18 years for someone to tell me what to do and what not to do – BBNaija’s Boma tells Tega

Big Brother Naija star, Boma has reacted to the backlash that trailed his "romance" with married co-reality show star, Tega. Speaking during a recent media outing, Boma stated that he wish the trolls can leave Tega and face him. Alleging that the fans of the show are trying to twist what happened in house, he maintained that he is not freaked about fans as he has been in the entertainment industry for 18 years for someone to tell him what to do and what not to do. Tega on her own part, acknowledged that the show has its good and bad side and she knew that when she signed the papers. The married housemate also stated that some fans who have admitted having an affair behind closed doors, always ask why she had to do hers on national TV. Boma further averred t...
Man,32, arrested for allegedly defiling neighbor’s 13 year old daughter in Lagos
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Man,32, arrested for allegedly defiling neighbor’s 13 year old daughter in Lagos

A thirty-two-year-old married man, Sunday Ukeme, has been arrested by detectives attached to the Akodo Police Division, Lagos for allegedly defiling a neighbour's daughter (name withheld). The incident happened in Idaso town, Ibeju Lekki at about 10.30 pm on September 20 after the suspect's wife left for vigil in one of the churches in the neighbourhood. The victim's mother had kept her in the custody of the suspect's wife, Mary Sunday when she (victim's mother) travelled out of the town for three weeks. According to the victim's mother who reported the case at the police station, when she returned from the journey the victim reported to her that she was defiled by the suspect. Confirming the incident to newsmen, the public relations officer of the command, CSP Adekunle Ajiseb...
Tino Livramento speaks on leaving Chelsea for Southampton
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Tino Livramento speaks on leaving Chelsea for Southampton

Former Chelsea right-back, Tino Livramento, has revealed his feelings after his departure from Stamford Bridge in the summer. Livramento left Chelsea for Southampton in the summer transfer window. The 18-year-old failed to make first-team football under Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, at the West London club. Speaking to the Mirror, Livramento said: “Regrets? It would have been nice to play a game, but I had to think about what was best for me. “Being young, I have always wanted to just play first-team football as soon as possible. “I feel like if I stayed there [Chelsea], things wouldn’t have happened as quickly as now. “It was a hard decision for everyone involved. They agreed that it was best for me as well and they have always looked after me.”
“This thing never happened” Bobrisky finally clears Mompha’s name following allegations they had a sexual relationship
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“This thing never happened” Bobrisky finally clears Mompha’s name following allegations they had a sexual relationship

Bobrisky has gone on Instagram Live to dispute the allegation that he and BDC operator, Mompha, had a sexual relationship. The allegation was made by Oye Kyme, Bobrisky's former PA. Mompha initially pleaded with Bobrisky to debunk the allegations but this led to a war of words as Bobrisky refused to do so in voice notes exchanged between them . Bobrisky has now cleared Mompha's name during an Instagram Live interview Freeze held with Bob and Mompha. "This thing never happened," Bobrisky said during the interview. Watch below.
Newly-elected Johannesburg Mayor dies in car accident
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Newly-elected Johannesburg Mayor dies in car accident

Newly elected Mayor of Johannesburg, Jolidee Matongo has died in a car accident which occurred on Saturday September 18. The 46-year-old politician who was elected a month ago, was returning from campaigning with South Africa’s president for voter registration in Soweto township ahead of local elections, when the accident happened. Local media reported that his vehicle collided with a van while trying to avoid a pedestrian who had run on to the road. The pedestrian and the other vehicle's driver also died, but Mr Matongo's two bodyguards are being treated in hospital for their injuries. Commenting on his death, President Cyril Ramaphosa said; “It is hard to comprehend this tragedy, given the vitality and passion with which Mayor Matongo interacted with me and residents of...
Pastor, his wife and friend die in fatal auto crash in Bauchi
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Pastor, his wife and friend die in fatal auto crash in Bauchi

A Cameroonian pastor, Kenneth Azifo, his Nigerian wife, Sandra and their colleague, Badamasi Alkali, have died in a lone fatal car crash in Bauchi State. The deceased persons were said to have been traveling to Azare, headquarters of Katagum Local Government Area of Bauchi State for an official assignment on Friday, September 17, when the incident happened.   A source who confirmed the incident to Punch said that the deceased pastor who was also a French teacher with a private school in Bauchi, was recently engaged on a part-time basis with a another Company, along with his wife.   She said that the deceased persons were traveling for a “promo activation” when the incident happened, adding that they were four in the vehicle, three of them died except the dr...
22-year-old woman allegedly poisons her 4 stepchildren, leading to the death of three of them
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22-year-old woman allegedly poisons her 4 stepchildren, leading to the death of three of them

The Yobe State Police Command have arrested a 22-year-old woman, Khadija Yakubu, for allegedly poisoning her stepchildren, resulting in the death of 3 of them. The incident happened at Makara-Huta area of Potiskum local government area of Yobe State on Friday, September 17. The stepmother is alleged to have given the children poisoned tea and they became sick after taking it. The incident was confirmed in a press release signed and issued by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Yobe State Command, ASP Dungus Abdulkarim. According to the statement, findings indicated that the children were rushed to hospital after taking the tea prepared by the said suspect in the early hours of Friday at about 0900hrs on September 17, 2021, but three of the ...
Sinach’s husband, Joe Egbu defends Nicki Minaj after she was dragged over claim that her cousin’s friend’s testicles got swollen after he took COVID-19 vaccine
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Sinach’s husband, Joe Egbu defends Nicki Minaj after she was dragged over claim that her cousin’s friend’s testicles got swollen after he took COVID-19 vaccine

Joe Egbu, husband of gospel singer Sinach, has defended American music star Nicki Minaj after she was dragged by health experts over her claim that her cousin's testicles got swollen after he took the COVID-19 vaccine. Nicki Minaj was accused of spreading misinformation about side effects of the Coronavirus vaccine, with claim of her cousin's friend's testicles swelling after receiving the jab and subsequently becoming impotent. She claimed it happened in Trinidad. However Trinidad's Health minister, Terrence Deyalsingh said the rapper wasted their time as there is no report of such in the country. Deyalsingh said; "As we stand now, there is absolutely no reported side effect or adverse event of testicular swelling in Trinidad... and none that we know of anywhere in the world...
Rapper A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie ‘Arrested at London’s Wireless festival’
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Rapper A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie ‘Arrested at London’s Wireless festival’

American rapper A Boogie With Da Hoodie was arrested at the Wireless festival in London over the weekend. Organisers cancelled his performance as the rapper, 25, was arrested before he was due to go on stage at the star-studded festival in Crystal Palace Park. On Sunday, the rapper broke his silence to apologise to his fans and explained what has happened. He wrote on Instagram: “Smh sorry to everyone who came out to see me at Wireless, London police locked me up before I went on stage for something I was accused of 2 years ago. “I’m OK and I’ll try my best to make it up to you guys.” A Metropolitan Police spokesperson said in a statement: “On Saturday, 11 September, a 25-year-old man was arrested at the Wireless Festival in Crystal Palace Park. “The arrest was ma...
Unknown Gunmen Gun Down Forestry Guard In Abeokuta
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Unknown Gunmen Gun Down Forestry Guard In Abeokuta

It was serious tension that took over Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, as some unknown gunmen shot dead a man said to be a forestry guard. The incident happened on Friday around Leme, Abiola Way, Abeokuta at about 8pm. Residents of the area scampered for safety as the assailants reportedly accosted the forestry guard on the main road and shot him dead. The Ogun State Police Command confirmed the incident to DAILY POST on Saturday morning. However, the command’s spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the incident was a cult clash. According to Oyeyemi, the deceased was shot dead by some suspected cultists. “Yes, somebody was shot dead, but it was a cult clash. The information I have was that there was a cult clash around the Leme area yesterday, where a man who was also...
Six days after we met, we went through our phones and deleted any other love interests – Rotimi speaks on engagement to Vanessa Mdee
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Six days after we met, we went through our phones and deleted any other love interests – Rotimi speaks on engagement to Vanessa Mdee

Hollywood actor and singer, Rotimi has opened up on some things that happened before his engagement to Tanzanian music star, Vanessa Mdee. In an interview with Angie Martinez Show on Power 105.1, Rotimi disclosed that he proposed to Vanessa because he was tired of being in the streets. He also revealed that 6 days after they met, they went through their phones and deleted any other love interest there. Rotimi said; “Being engaged feels like a mixture of everything. I was tired of being in the streets. "I had a good time…but like I got tired of it and she just literally made me have tunnel vision. I never had that. I was always just moving. But that was just like slow down, this is serious. You need to respect it. "Six days after we met, we went through our phones and de...
Church keyboardist allegedly stabs college student for rejecting his advance
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Church keyboardist allegedly stabs college student for rejecting his advance

Police has arrested a man for allegedly stabbing a 20-year-old student, Faith Makau, with a knife after she rejected his advances. Both Makau and her alleged attacker fellowship at a local church in Mwingi, where they are members of the youth group. Speaking to The Standard on Saturday, the hospitality student at Kenya Utalii College, Kitui campus, says her brush with death happened on Thursday, August 19. According to Faith, the 24-year-old suspect who plays the keyboard in their church, attempted to kill her by stabbing her three times in the abdomen. Makau says her harrowing ordeal occurred at 9:00 am when she’d left her rented house in Mwingi Town to buy airtime from a nearby shop. “On my way to the shop, I met the suspect, who requested me to help him carry musical ...
Lionel Messi: ‘It’s better that people don’t know the truth’ – Ex-Barcelona coach, Ernesto Valverde
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Lionel Messi: ‘It’s better that people don’t know the truth’ – Ex-Barcelona coach, Ernesto Valverde

Former Barcelona manager, Ernesto Valverde, has insisted that it was better that people don’t know the truth about his exit from the club in January of 2020 Valverde said this when he was asked about Lionel Messi, who has also now departed Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain. There were rumours that Valverde had some arguments with his then captain Messi, but he doesn’t want to reveal what really happened behind closed doors. “I can’t say what happened,” Valverde told ETB’s ‘El Dia de Manana’ show. “It is part of the mystique. It is better that people don’t know what we are like and think we know it all. it’s better that people don’t know the truth.” Valverde added, “I suppose it’s possible I could coach again. “But it would have to be a different project, something st...
Bandits reportedly Kill Engineer after Collecting N11m Ransom in Kaduna
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Bandits reportedly Kill Engineer after Collecting N11m Ransom in Kaduna

Bandits have killed an engineer after collecting N11m ransom in Kaduna State. A source, who has been part of the negotiations for the Baptist College students, disclosed this in an interview with Punch. The source, who did not want to be mentioned because of the sensitive nature of the matter, disclosed this while responding to enquiries about fresh updates on the students held captive by bandits. "There is a company in Kaduna which has a Chinese staff, one local and one other Yoruba engineer. Bandits kidnapped three of them. Negotiation has been going on since last week Thursday. Finally, they now resolved that N11m should be given," the source said. "The person that went to deliver the money; the bandits collected the N11m, shot the Yoruba engineer, killed him and asked t...
“The 1917 visitation by a sprit purporting to be Mary actually happened” Reno Omokri says after doing research on the apparition at Fatima
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“The 1917 visitation by a sprit purporting to be Mary actually happened” Reno Omokri says after doing research on the apparition at Fatima

Reno Omokri has said that the 1917 apparition in Fatima, Portugal, actually happened. Reno, who was born to Catholic parents and attended Catholic Church as a child, said his Catholic upbringing "sparked a lifelong desire to investigate the Fatima sighting of Mary" and he did so in 2019. When followers asked what his findings uncovered, Reno wrote: "No matter what you think about Catholics, the 1917 visitation by a spirit being purporting to be Mary actually happened." He added: "There were just too many witnesses. Now, whether that being was actually Mary or not, is what I don't know. " Speaking on spirits, he said: "What I know is that scripture warns us of the possibility of other spirit beings passing themselves off as others." He continued: "But on the question ...
Cashier Arrested for Hiding N1million in Private part
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Cashier Arrested for Hiding N1million in Private part

A 23-year old cashier working with a popular supermarket in Okota area of Lagos, Miss Chioma Ezeiru, was caught after she allegedly hid some money from sales in her private parts and she was captured by CCTV. The incident happened at Temple Hill Supermarket located at Oludegun Street in Okota area of Lagos, according to a report by PM Express. According to Police sources, the audit by the supermarket showed money was always missing after sales and the management decided to investigate. The management reviewed their CCTV and it was discovered the sales lady, Chioma, has been hiding the money in her private parts. The management then invited her, she watched herself stealing and hiding some of the money inside her private parts. She reportedly admitted and said she only stole N290...
Why I’ll Return to Barcelona in Few years’ time – Messi
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Why I’ll Return to Barcelona in Few years’ time – Messi

  Departing Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi, on Sunday said he and his family would return to the club in a few years’ time because the Catalan club is their home. Messi said this during his farewell speech on Sunday in Spain. Barcelona had announced on Thursday that Messi would leave the club on a free transfer this summer. The LaLiga giants announced that Messi would not be signing a new contract due to LaLiga regulations. “I can tell you in a few years we want to come back because this is my home,” Messi said. “I am just really grateful to my teammates and former teammates, everyone that has been by my side. There are so many people. “For this club I have so much respect. So many beautiful things have happened. Also some bad things, but all this helped me t...
Carolyn Danjuma Calls out Actress Nikky Ufondu, claims she ‘Robbed’ her of her Money
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Carolyn Danjuma Calls out Actress Nikky Ufondu, claims she ‘Robbed’ her of her Money

Actress Carolyna Danjuma has called out her colleague, Nikky Ufondu for allegedly robbing her of her hard-earned money. According to Carolyn, she was allegedly lured into a business deal by Nikky and she's been getting excuses till date. She revealed that this has placed her personal project and NGO project on standstill because she is trying to get what is hers. The actress also alleged that this friend has been carrying on and promoting her own business like nothing happened. Carolyn further asked if she has to be wicked or wash their dirty linens outside to get what is hers. She wrote;   If I am not hurt I will be lying . It would have been better if I was robbed by whom I do not know at all. Someone I held in high esteem and spoke well of . Do I have to wash our ...
Three Nigerian migrants die after Jumping from windows of 10-storey building to escape fire in France
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Three Nigerian migrants die after Jumping from windows of 10-storey building to escape fire in France

Three Nigerian migrants have died after they jumped out of windows of a public house building to escape a fire in the southern French city of Marseille. The incident happened shortly after 5 a.m on Saturday, July 17, when a fire broke out of the building in the housing estate "Les Flamants" where migrants from Nigeria are known to squat. A two-year-old and an adult were also seriously hurt in the blaze inside the ten-floor building, Marseille public prosecutor, Dominique Laurens, said. The child was very seriously burned. Nine other people reportedly sustained less serious injuries. The three victims, aged 20 to 30, apparently desperate amid the flames spreading in the building, jumped out of windows. Knotted bed sheets hanging from the facade indicated how desperate the...
10 killed in Sallah day car crash in Kwara
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10 killed in Sallah day car crash in Kwara

An auto crash on Sallah Day, Tuesday July 20 , in Kwara has claimed the lives of 10 people. The crash involving an 18-seater commercial Hiace bus, occurred at a location called Iyemoja, in Olooru-Oko Olowo, in the Moro Local Government Area of Kwara State , along the Ilorin-Jebba Expressway . According to reports, the crash, was caused by over speeding, and it happened around 4pm. The Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Jonathan Owoade, who confirmed the incident, said several other passengers suffered varying degrees of injuries. He added that the injured were taken to a private medical facility, Ayo Hospital, Oko Olowo, and the General Hospital, Ilorin, for treatment while the corpses were deposited in the morgue of the general hospital.
Man Goes Berserk, Stabs RCCG Pastor to Death in Imo
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Man Goes Berserk, Stabs RCCG Pastor to Death in Imo

A man identified as Obum has allegedly stabbed a pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Thompson Thomas Ugochukwu Onyekuru, to death in Imo State. The tragic incident happened at Umuokoto town in Umudibia Autonomous community in Owerri West Local Government Area of the state. It was gathered that Obum, who hailed from Obowo in Imo State, stabbed his wife, Ogechi, with a knife during a bitter argument. Obum, who is suspected to be mentally unstable, had allegedly locked his wife and her baby in their room where he stabbed her several times. According to Daily Trust, he accused the wife of trying to kill their only surviving son out of the three children they had since they got married in 2016, claiming she was also responsible for the hardship he was facing. ...
Boat With Five Passengers Capsizes In Lagos
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Boat With Five Passengers Capsizes In Lagos

According to a report by The PUNCH, a boat carrying five passengers has capsized in Lagos State. It was gathered that the boat was heading to Badagry when the incident happened on Friday. An official of the Lagos State Waterways confirmed the incident, saying that the five passengers have been rescued. “No Cause for Alarm! The boat was going to Badagry but unfortunately stopped 5 minutes after casting out of Five Cowries Terminal. “All passengers have been successfully rescued while the boat moved to safer harbour till the heavy rain stopped and will be taking to dry dock for technical assessment,” the official said. Details later…
No Other Party In Ogun Aside APC – Gov Abiodun
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No Other Party In Ogun Aside APC – Gov Abiodun

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun has stated that there is no other political party in the State aside from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Abiodun bragged that he had succeeded in making Ogun a one-party State; a development, he said, has never happened before. The Governor said this on Wednesday when he led the APC campaign train to Ifo Local Government Area ahead of the July 24 local government elections. Addressing APC supporters, the excited Gov Abiodun explained that he could not feel the presence of any other political party in the state, even as the local government elections draw closer. He said his tour to Imeko-Afon, Yewa North, Ogun Waterside, Ijebu East and Ado-Odo/Ota local governments had made him realise the non-existence of any other political parti...
Tragedy Averted as Tanker Crushes Six Vehicles in Ibadan
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Tragedy Averted as Tanker Crushes Six Vehicles in Ibadan

Tragedy was averted on Tuesday morning, July 13, when a tanker crushed six cars in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. It was gathered that the incident happened at Challenge Roundabout around 7am after the driver lost control of the vehicle. Eyewitnesses say the crushed cars were waiting at the traffic light when the accident happened. Fortunately, no life was lost as a result of the accident.  
Graphic video showing Taliban fighters execute 22 Afghan special forces as they try to surrender after US forces left Afghanistan
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Graphic video showing Taliban fighters execute 22 Afghan special forces as they try to surrender after US forces left Afghanistan

Videos have emerged showing the Taliban militant group killing Afghanistan special forces. The killings allegedly happened on June 16 in the town of Dawlat Abad by the Taliban in Faryab province, close to Afghanistan's border with Turkmenistan. Across Afghanistan, tens of thousands of civilians have been displaced amid a surge in fighting that followed US President Joe Biden's announcement that all US troops will be withdrawn from the country by September 11. Since then, the Talibans claim to have taken control of nearly 200 districts across Afghanistan -- mostly in the north and north-west. In many areas, they have met little resistance. Newly uploaded videos show the commandos' bodies strewn across an outdoor market. After a fierce battle to hold the town,  the commandos ...

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