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24-year-old man beheads his aunt, buries her body in shallow grave in Cross River
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24-year-old man beheads his aunt, buries her body in shallow grave in Cross River

The Cross River State Police Command has arrested a 24-year-old man, Christian Edem Eyo, who allegedly killed and beheaded his aunt in Calabar. It was gathered that the incident happened in the early hours of Wednesday, June 23, along Inyang Street in Calabar South Local Government Area. According to reports, the suspect killed the woman identified as Uduak Effiong, buried her body in a shallow grave in front of the compound, then took the head into his inner room where he had two graves, as well as a pit, and dumped it inside the pit. It was gathered that Eyo, also known as Etteobong lives in a two-room apartment while Uduak and her two children lived in a separate apartment within the same compound. A wítness, Grace Edem said it was a worshipper in a nearby church hav...
13-year-old Boy allegedly Hacks his Father to Death in Edo
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13-year-old Boy allegedly Hacks his Father to Death in Edo

A 13-year-old boy identified as Abubakar has allegedly hacked his father, Osariakhi Oronsaye, 79, to death in Edo State It was gathered that the incident happened at Egbon Estate in Evbuotubu, Benin City on Sunday, June 20. According to Nigerian Tribune, the septuagenarian had earlier reported his son to the Evbuotubu Police Station a week earlier when the boy threatened to kill him. However, upon arrest, the father was said to have had a change of mind and pleaded with the police to let the boy go. In the early hours of Sunday, the young boy carried out his threat as he allegedly axed his father to death in his sleep. Spokesperson of the State Police Command, SP Kontongs Bello, who confirmed the incident on Monday June 21, said that the advice of the state’s Director of...
Update: Man, 25, is Arrested Over Shooting of UK Black Lives Matter Activist, Sasha Johnson.
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Update: Man, 25, is Arrested Over Shooting of UK Black Lives Matter Activist, Sasha Johnson.

A 25-year-old man has been arrested over the shooting of UK Black Lives Matter activist, Sasha Johnson. The mother-of-two, dubbed the 'Black Panther of Oxford', remains in a critical condition in hospital after being shot in the head at a party in a back garden in Peckham, south London, on Sunday, May 23. On Wednesday, the Metropolitan Police said a man has been detained on suspicion of conspiracy to murder. This comes after two other men were arrested and charged over the shooting, while another four remain on police bail. Devonte Brown, 18, of Southwark, south London, and Cameron Deriggs, also 18, of Lewisham, south-east London, are both accused of conspiracy to murder. Ms Johnson, a member of the Taking The Initiative Party, was in the back garden of a house in Co...
Drama as Married Woman allegedly Gets Stuck to her Lover during Sex
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Drama as Married Woman allegedly Gets Stuck to her Lover during Sex

There was a drama in Uganda when a married woman allegedly got stuck to another man after having sex together. The incident was said to have happened in Gulu city, in the Northern Region of Uganda on Wednesday morning, June 16. According to an eyewitness, Pai Robins OgwengAkiiki, after engaging in sexual intercourse, their organs could not separate. All the efforts by the duo to separate from each other proved abortive so they raised an alarm which attracted residents and the police. They were eventually separated by the woman's husband after he touched their waists. The two are now in police custody. Read report below: "Cheating sexually is bad. #There was drama this morning in Gulu city as a married woman who was having sexual intercourse with another man got stucke...
Christian Eriksen Shares First photo in Hospital after Cardiac Arrest on the Pitch
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Christian Eriksen Shares First photo in Hospital after Cardiac Arrest on the Pitch

Christian Eriksen has shared the first picture of himself in hospital since collapsing on the pitch on Saturday June 12. The Inter Milan midfielder suffered a cardiac arrest during Denmark's Euro 2020 game with Finland and required 13 minutes of CPR. He was later taken to hospital in a stable condition. Writing on Instagram alongside a picture of him smiling, Eriksen wrote: "Hello everyone. "Big thanks for your sweet and amazing greetings and messages from all around the world. It means a lot to me and my family. "I'm fine - under the circumstances. I still have to go through some examinations at the hospital, but I feel okay. "Now, I will cheer on the boys on the Denmark team in the next matches. Play for all of Denmark. Best, Christian." On Monday he sent his fi...
VIO Battles for Life after Getting hit by Truck
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VIO Battles for Life after Getting hit by Truck

A VIO official is battling for his life after he was hit by a truck. Mr Udunobun Otaigbe, an official of the Directorate of Road Traffic Services (DRTS), otherwise known as VIO, is the Truck Timing Unit Head of the DRTS on the Kugbo stretch of the Abuja-Keffi road. He was hit at Karu bridge by a truck with a Guinness label driven by one Wilson Aniete. The driver of the Mitsubishi truck with registration number AAA 477 XB had allegedly flouted the truck timing regulation on the road and was trying to evade arrest when the incident happened on Friday, June 11. There has been a standing FCT ministerial directive that heavy-duty trucks should not ply the road in the mornings and evenings when workers were either going to work or returning home after work hours. The truck dri...
Chrissy Teigen Apologizes for Engaging in Online Trolling
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Chrissy Teigen Apologizes for Engaging in Online Trolling

Chrissy Teigen has returned to social media to apologize for bullying several people on Twitter. Chrissy announced in March that she was leaving Twitter because it was bringing out the worst in her. She returned to the platform 3 weeks later. Later, TV personality Courtney Stodden accused Chrissy of online bullying. The bullying happened in 2011 when Chrissy was 25 and Stodden was 16. Chrissy had sent Stodden a message, urging them to take their own life. Teigen published a series of tweets in May apologizing to Courtney Stodden. Stodden accepted the apology but said it could just be an attempt to limit damage to Teigen's reputation. Chrissy Teigen has now published a blog post where she apologized for her "old awful awful tweets. The US model reflected on "the crush...
Lagos to prosecute businesswoman who poured hot water on salesgirl and locked her up
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Lagos to prosecute businesswoman who poured hot water on salesgirl and locked her up

The Lagos State Government has promised to prosecute a businesswoman accused of pouring hot water on the face of her salesgirl and locking her up. Rashidat Adeleke, 50, who owns a supermarket at No. 35 Ayodele Ogunkoya Street, Governor’s Road in Ikotun, Lagos, allegedly scalded Bukola Akinola, 29, because some goods in her shop were destroyed. Bukola, started working with Alhaja Rashidat Adeleke in 2019 and later moved into her boss' home due to the distance between her own home and the workplace. While living with her boss, Bukola is said to have suffered physical abuse from her occasionally. A statement on the matter by the Directorate of Citizens Rights reads: "The Lagos State Government has announced the immediate prosecution of 50-year-old Mrs Rashidat Adeleke for allegedly...
Armed Bandits Kill 12 in Sokoto
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Armed Bandits Kill 12 in Sokoto

Photo from the funeral Suspected bandits have killed 12 people at Maikujera in Rabah local government area of Sokoto state. The spokesman of the Sokoto Police Command, ASP Sanusi Abubakar, who confirmed this on Sunday, June 13, said the incident happened around 4:30pm on Thursday. According to Abubakar, 12 people were killed by the assailants. He, however, said that nobody was abducted by the bandits. Meanwhile, some gunmen suspected to be bandits were said to have blocked Sokoto-Gusau road on Sunday. A motorist, who was among the people trapped, told Daily Trust that the gunmen blocked portion between Bimasa and Lambar Bakura and operated for almost two hours. "Many of travellers had to stop at Bimasa until the bandits left,” he said.
Suspected Herdsmen allegedly Kidnap 19 Passengers in Imo and Ogun
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Suspected Herdsmen allegedly Kidnap 19 Passengers in Imo and Ogun

Suspected herdsmen have allegedly abducted 15 passengers in a bus in Imo State, while four other passengers were kidnapped by gunmen also suspected to be Fulani herdsmen in Ogun state. The Sun reports that the incident in Imo happened on Arondizuogu-Okigwe Express Road at about 8am on Thursday, June 10. Eyewitnesses claim the suspected Fulani herdsmen believed to be harbouring around Eke-Onuimo, in Onuimo Local Government Area of the State, jumped out from the bush and attacked the bus fully loaded with passengers and whisked them into the bush in the area. The herdsmen also allegedly stopped another commercial vehicle and abducted three passengers from it and left the others to go. The state police command is yet to confirm or deny the report. In a related development, fou...
Chinese miner attacks Sierra Leonean man on Mining site in Sierra Leone
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Chinese miner attacks Sierra Leonean man on Mining site in Sierra Leone

A Chinese miner was filmed attacking a Sierra Leonean Safety Officer with a rod on a mining site in Sierra Leon. The incident happened at Tonkolili Iron Ore mine. In the now-viral video, the Chinese man is seen scolding Sierra Leonean workers and the scolding turned physical when a Sierra Leonean, who is the Safety Officer on site, stood up to him. The video begins with the Chinese miner scolding one of the staff, who is a local. He then spits on the floor directly in front of the man in derision. The man then calls him out for this, saying: "Get out. Out of this place man." The Chinese man then walks to the Sierra Leonean Safety Officer and begins pointing at him while scolding. Suddenly, he slaps the documents the man has in his hands and a fight breaks out. The Chi...
One Direction star Liam Payne confirms split with model fiancée Maya Henry
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One Direction star Liam Payne confirms split with model fiancée Maya Henry

One Direction star Liam Payne has split from his model fiancée Maya Henry. The couple moved in together during lockdown after the singer popped the question. The couple had been together for two years before Liam asked Maya to be his wife. Reports at the time said that Liam popped the question with a £3 million engagement ring. Liam has now confirmed they are no longer together, stating that he doesn't think he is very good at relationships as he ends up "hurting people". Liam told Steven Barlett on Diary of a CEO: "I feel like more than anything at this point, I'm more disappointed in myself that I keep on hurting people. That annoys me. I've just not been very good at relationships. "And I know what my pattern of things is with relationships at this point. "I'...
10 Killed, Vehicles, Houses, Petrol Station razed as Suspected Fulani herdsmen attack Igangan community
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10 Killed, Vehicles, Houses, Petrol Station razed as Suspected Fulani herdsmen attack Igangan community

At least 10 persons were reportedly killed with houses, petrol station and vehicles razed when gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen attacked Igangan community in Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo State. It was gathered that said the assailants invaded the community in the early hours of Sunday, June 6, with guns and other dangerous weapons and unleashed terror on residents. An activist and the Secretary of Farmers Union in the town, Taiwo Adeagbo, said that no fewer than 10 lives were lost during the attack. Adeagbo said five residents were shot dead by the attackers while security agents killed five of assailants. He said a petrol station, cars and a truck loaded with cassava flour and some cars were set ablaze by the rampaging gunmen during the midnight attack. ...
“Violence will never Solve Problem of the Country”- Igbo group condemns IPOB
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“Violence will never Solve Problem of the Country”- Igbo group condemns IPOB

The National Igbo Cultural Association of Nigeria, Adamawa chapter, has condemned the secession plot by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Chief Fidelis Umeh, the President-General of the chapter, stated this at a news conference on Saturday, June 5 in Yola. Umeh slammed the activities of IPOB saying violence will never solve Nigeria's problems. “Violence will never solve problem of the country. Let us learn to live in peace and eschew bitterness,’’ he said. Umeh then condoled with the people of Adamawa over the death Ahmed Gulak, the former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, who was killed in Imo on May 30. “On behalf of the Igbo community, we condole with the government and people of Adamawa, and family of late Gulak. “It was shocking, when we heard that Alh...
Actress, Kelly Osbourne Reveals how She was Introduced to Alcohol at a Young age by Watching her Addicted Father
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Actress, Kelly Osbourne Reveals how She was Introduced to Alcohol at a Young age by Watching her Addicted Father

Hollywood actress, singer and TV host, Kelly Osbourne has spoken out about how she got addicted to drinking from a very young age. Kelly Osbourne appeared on Jaden Pinkett Smith's show "The Red Table Talk" to talk about the moments of insecurity that led her to turn to alcohol. In an exclusive clip shared by E! News on Wednesday, June 2, the former Fashion Police host explained to Jada Pinkett-Smith, Willow Smith and Adrienne Banfield-Norris what it was like growing up with her father, Ozzy Osbourne, who drank heavily. Kelly, who is in recovery from substance abuse also revealed she recently relapsed after four years of sobriety. "I was introduced to alcohol because I came from an alcoholic family," she explained on the Facebook talk show. "I grew up with my father b...
One of the parents of the children abducted from Niger state Islamiyya school has died because of the incident – Principal
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One of the parents of the children abducted from Niger state Islamiyya school has died because of the incident – Principal

One of the parents of the pupils of the Salihu Tanko Islamiyya school where over 150 pupils were abducted last Sunday, May 30, has died. This was disclosed by the principal of the school, Abubakar Hassan, during an interview with AriseTV today June 2. Hassan said the bandits have contacted him and asked for N300 million but that the ransom has been reduced to 110 million. Abubakar said when the bandits contacted him, he appealed to them to allow him to speak with one of the three teachers who were abducted alongside the students, some of whom were about four years old, and the teacher told him that the bandits have started beating them and have refused to give them food. ''What pains me most is that I pleaded with the bandits to allow me talk to one of the teachers. When I spo...
Gunmen Assassinate Popular Businessman in Ibadan
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Gunmen Assassinate Popular Businessman in Ibadan

A 51-year-old popular businessman, Maduabuchi Owuamanam, has been murdered by unknown gunmen in Ibadan, Oyo State. It was gathered that Owuamanam, the CEO of Blessed Maduabuchi Nigeria Limited, was shot and stabbed to death by the assailants while driving in his bus along Mokola-Sango Road in Ibadan around 8pm on Saturday, May 29. According to eyewitness, after shooting Owuamanam, the assailants stabbed him multiple times with a knife on the left side of his chest to make sure he did not survive. A passerby, who saw the victim in a pool of blood was said to have alerted his workers. He was rushed to a hospital where he was later confirmed dead. It was further gathered that a woman was in the bus with the victim when the attack happened but her whereabouts is unknown. Spo...
Niger state governor travels abroad on a security mission
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Niger state governor travels abroad on a security mission

The Niger state governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, has left the country on a security mission. This is according to a statement released by the Chief Press Secretary to the state governor, Mary Noel Berje. The statement reads ''Gov Abubakar Sani Bello has left the country on a security mission. The Governor who had left the country to explore all possibilities of strengthening the state's security architecture before the incident happened, is expected back soon. He has, however, given directives to the security operatives and state govt officials to do all they can towards ensuring the safe return of the  abducted Tegina Islamiyya children and others.''
Nigerians react as UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson is seen running to catch a train
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Nigerians react as UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson is seen running to catch a train

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his aides were filmed running to catch a train and the video has been widely shared. In the video, the Prime Minister is seen waving as passersby called his name. Yet, he doesn't stop running until he gets to the train. Nigerians reacted by giving their idea of what would have happened in Nigeria if a political leader is running late to catch a train or plane. Below is the video.
Champions League final: Sterling Reveals What can Stop Man City from Beating Chelsea
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Champions League final: Sterling Reveals What can Stop Man City from Beating Chelsea

  Raheem Sterling has insisted that only Manchester City can stop themselves from winning the Champions League final. City go into Saturday’s game as big favourites to beat Chelsea, despite suffering two defeats against their opponents in the past two months. Chelsea ended Pep Guardiola’s men’s hopes of winning an unprecedented quadruple this season. Thomas Tuchel’s team also delayed City from winning the Premier League title, with a 2-1 away win at the Etihad. “It is now about focusing on winning that trophy. The only thing that can stop us is ourselves, if I am honest. “We have played them twice [under Tuchel] and lost twice. But this is a Champions League final. “On the day, things are a lot different. You go into it with a clean mindset. Those games that h...
41 INEC Offices Destroyed in 14 States – Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu
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41 INEC Offices Destroyed in 14 States – Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu has disclosed that 41 of its offices have been attacked in 14 states since 2019. Mahmood disclosed this at the emergency meeting of the Inter-Agency Consultative Committee on Election Security (ICCES), held at the commission’s headquarters in Abuja on Thursday May 27. He said preliminary assessment indicates that 1,105 ballot boxes, 694 voting cubicles, 429 electric generating sets and 13 utility vehicles (Toyota Hilux) were lost in the attacks. The electoral commission boss said; “In the last two years, the Commission has recorded a total of 41 incidents involving deliberate attacks on the Commission’s facilities. “Nine of these incidents happened in 2019 and 21 cases in 2020. In the last f...
Angry Mob Sets two Suspected Bandits Ablaze in Niger state
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Angry Mob Sets two Suspected Bandits Ablaze in Niger state

Two suspected kidnappers were burnt alive by an angry mob in Madalla area of Suleja Local Government Area of Niger State. It was gathered that the incident happened about 10 am on Monday, May 24, few hours after about 15 persons were kidnapped at Gauraka in Tafa Local Government Area of the state. According to eyewitnesses, the suspected bandits were about to escape when the people in the area rounded them up and set them on fire with petrol and used tyres. It could not be confirmed if there was any link between the Gauraka kidnap incident and the burnt suspected kidnappers.
Pastor Arrested for allegedly Raping his Friend’s 10-year-old Daughter in Delta
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Pastor Arrested for allegedly Raping his Friend’s 10-year-old Daughter in Delta

A 49-year-old pastor with the Deeper Life Bible Church, Jonah Agbenor, has been arrested for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl in Delta state. It was gathered that the incident happened at Ekrokpe community in Ughelli South Local Government Area of the state. Human Rights activist, Israel Joe, who disclosed this on Tuesday, May 25, said the suspect is currently being detained at Otu-Jeremi Police Station. He further disclosed that the incident has left members of the community in shock as the accused happens to be a close friend to the father of the victim. Israel Joe wrote; "A 49 Years Old Deeper life Pastor Jonah Agbenor have allegedly defiled a 10 years old girl repeatedly. We have been on his trail since Thursday last week and he was finally arrested and he is curren...
Traditional ruler, 7 others killed as suspected Fulani herdsmen attack Benue community
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Traditional ruler, 7 others killed as suspected Fulani herdsmen attack Benue community

Less that 12 hours after bodies of victims of Abagena IDP Camp herdsmen attack were laid to rest, suspected Fulani herdsmen attacked Tse Ancha, a community close to the camp and killed eight persons including the traditional ruler. The kindred head had attended the burial of the IDPs on Friday, May 21, only to be killed few hours after the suspected herdsmen invaded Tse Ancha of Agan community in Makurdi local government area of Benue State. The Chairman of Makurdi local government, Anthony Dyegeh, on Saturday morning, May 22, visited the scene of the attack for an on the spot assessment and evacuation of corpses and the injured to the hospital. Confirming the incident to the Tribune, Dyegeh said that the herders invaded Tse Achan community at about 11:55 pm on Friday. ...
Nigerian man reveals what most of his colleagues who brought their wives from Nigeria to the UK, are going through
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Nigerian man reveals what most of his colleagues who brought their wives from Nigeria to the UK, are going through

A Nigerian man has taken to his Twitter handle to reveal what his colleagues in the UK are facing with their Nigerian wives. Uche Osborn wrote; "A lot of Nigerian guys in my office brought their wives over from Nigeria, and within 2 years their marriages crashed. Reason, small argument and wives report to the police. Man Gets thrown out of his house and he starts from scratch. It's always the same story.  God abeg ooo." After his first tweet went viral with a lot of women stating that his colleagues must have married for the wrong reasons, he shared the second below about Nigerian women not being ready for marriage with their mindset of 'attacking without asking what happened.'
Nigerian Army confirms death of its Chief of Army Staff and 10 other officers in military plane crash
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Nigerian Army confirms death of its Chief of Army Staff and 10 other officers in military plane crash

The Nigerian army has confirmed the death of Chief of Army Staff, Major General Ibrahim Attahiru. The army said the aircraft was enroute to Kaduna from Abuja on Friday, 21 May, when the unfortunate incident happened. It also said details of the crash burial arrangements will be communicated to the public soon. Here is the full list of 11 people who died in the plane crash.  COAS ENTOURAGE 1. LT GEN I ATTAHIRU 2. BRIG GEN MI ABDULKADIR 3. BRIG GEN OLAYINKA 4. BRIG GEN KULIYA 5. MAJ LA HAYATU 6. MAJ HAMZA 7. SGT UMAR CREW 8. FLT LT TO ASANIYI. 9. FLT LT AA OLUFADE. 10. SGT ADESINA. 11. ACM OYEDEPO.
Irate youths reportedly kill young man after he allegedly stabbed his friend to death over phone in Benue
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Irate youths reportedly kill young man after he allegedly stabbed his friend to death over phone in Benue

Irate youths have killed reportedly killed a young man after he allegedly stabbed his friend to death during an argument over a phone in Benue State. It was gathered that the incident happened in Wadata area of Makurdi, the Benue State capital on Tuesday morning, May 18. Details of the incident are still sketchy, but according to a source who spoke to Wadata TV Makurdi, Yazid allegedly killed Nura during a heated argument over the sale of a used phone. Miffed by the killing, irate youths in the community were said to have descended on Yazid and beat him to death. "The two were good friends. An argument over the sale of a fairly used phone triggered the quarrel," the source said. "In the early morning of Tuesday, 18/05/2021, a young man from Wadata community in Makurdi wh...
EPL: It Will be ‘Harsh’ if Liverpool Miss Out on Champions League – Ian Wright
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EPL: It Will be ‘Harsh’ if Liverpool Miss Out on Champions League – Ian Wright

  Arsenal legend, Ian Wright, has said it would be ‘harsh’ for Liverpool to miss out on next season’s Champions League. The former champions beat Burnley 3-0 on Wednesday night to go above Leicester City into third place. The race for the top four will go down to the last day, but Chelsea and Liverpool are now firmly in the driving seats with their destiny in their own hands. Leicester will simply have to win their game and hope for other results to go their way. If the Foxes beat Tottenham and Chelsea fail to beat Aston Villa at Villa Park, there is a chance both Leicester and Liverpool could finish in the top four while the Blues slip to fifth. Wright feels it would be cruel on Liverpool to miss out on top four, given the huge amount of injuries they have had t...
Former Jigawa chief judge, Aminu Ringim, dies in lone accident
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Former Jigawa chief judge, Aminu Ringim, dies in lone accident

Former Jigawa Chief Judge, Aminu Sabo Ringim, has died. The former jurist died in a lone accident at about 1pm on Tuesday, May 18 in Shafar village, Ringim Local Government Area of the state. Confirming the incident to newsmen, the Public Relations Officer, Jigawa Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Adamu Shehu, said the deceased lost control of his wheel while driving through a sharp bend. “The incident happened around 1 p.m. today at Shafar village in Ringim LGA after the deceased, who is driving a Peugeot 206 from Dutse to Ringim, lost control on a sharp bend along Chaichai-Ringim road. The incident involved two persons, the former Chief Judge and his son,” Shehu said. He said the son of the deceased who was in the vehicle as well sustained vario...
16-year-old Ghanaian Female Student allegedly Commits Suicide in School Dining hall
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16-year-old Ghanaian Female Student allegedly Commits Suicide in School Dining hall

A 16-year-old final year student of Miracles Senior High School Sunyani in the Bono Region, Ghana, identified as Leticia has allegedly committed suicide. According to a journalist with Sunyani 88.1 FM, Hon. Asabee Asabee, the incident happened inside the school located at Baakoniaba, Sunyani east municipality. It was gathered that the student was found hanging from the celing of the school dinning hall by her colleagues on Monday, May 17, 2021, around 9:45pm. Sunyani Municipal Police Service said the body has been deposited at the morgue of Sunyani Regional Hospital for autopsy.
60-year-old man Arrested for allegedly Raping Mentally Challenged Woman
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60-year-old man Arrested for allegedly Raping Mentally Challenged Woman

A 60-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping a 20-year-old mentally challenged woman in Gituntu, Tharaka Nithi County, Kenya on Monday, May 17. Witnesses said the victim was seen walking out of the suspect’s homestead crying and when asked what had happened, she said that the old man had tricked her into his house and raped her. Area Chief Edward Gitonga, who confirmed the incident said the suspect, who lives alone, was found naked and the innerwear of the girl on his bed. “We have found the man wearing only a shirt and an innerwear believed to belong to the mentally challenged girl on his bed,” said Mr Gitonga. The administrator said the victim said that the man called her from the road and asked her to help him look for some missing keys inside his house. But ...
Suspected Hoodlums Deface PDP Newly-commissioned Secretariat in Kogi with APC inscription
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Suspected Hoodlums Deface PDP Newly-commissioned Secretariat in Kogi with APC inscription

The Kogi State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the attack on its newly-commissioned secretariat by suspected hoodlums. The party alleged that some people in Odolu Ward, lgalamela/Odolu Local Government Area of the state defaced its office with the inscription of the name of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. In a statement issued on Sunday, May 16, through its publicity Secretary, Bode Ogunmola, the party, said the action is tantamount to drumming the drumbeat of violence. It reminded those who carried out the action that ''madness is not the exclusive rights of any political party, noting that the action is tantamount to wanting to forcefully secure the property.'' The PDP in the statement said such has never happened in the political hi...
Sexual Assault Lawsuit against Actor Kevin Spacey Dismissed as Male Accuser Refuses to Reveal his Identity
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Sexual Assault Lawsuit against Actor Kevin Spacey Dismissed as Male Accuser Refuses to Reveal his Identity

The sexual assault civil lawsuit against Hollywood actor, Kevin Spacey is set to be dismissed after the accuser refused to identify himself. The civil lawsuit against the House of Cards star alleges he sexually assaulted a teenager in the 1980s. A federal judge ruled last week that the man -- identified in court documents as C.D. -- who alleged Spacey sexually assaulted him when he was 14 must reveal his identity publicly. According to Judge Lewis A. Kaplan, the public has a legitimate interest in knowing the identity of the man, noting in this case "that interest is magnified because C.D. has made his allegations against a public figure." But Attorneys for the accuser have now filed a letter in a New York court informing the judge of the decision not to reveal his identity...
Lightning strikes 12 cows dead in Delta state
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Lightning strikes 12 cows dead in Delta state

At least 12 cows were reportedly struck dead by lightning in Urhodo-Ovu community of Ethiope East local government area of Delta State. A source told The Nation that the herdsmen were seated close to the cows while others were taken to another area of the bush for grazing when lightning struck, killing over twelve of the cows. The source revealed that the strange death of the cows caused the herders to panic and they took to their heels but later returned. The publication adds that before the day of the incident, the farm owners had at several times warned the herders to stop taking their cows to their cassava farms but they didn’t listen until the lightning strike happened.
Kogi Miyetti Allah Chairman was Arrested not Kidnapped – MACBAN
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Kogi Miyetti Allah Chairman was Arrested not Kidnapped – MACBAN

Adamu Abubakar, Secretary of Kogi state chapter of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), has said that Chairman of the group in the state, Wakili Damina was arrested and not kidnapped as speculated. Abubakar confirmed this to Channels Television in Lokoja on Sunday March 9. He said Damina was picked up from his house by some men in military uniform without explanation to members of the association or the state government as to why he was arrested. Insisting that the action of the security operatives was in violation of Damina’s fundamental human right, the MACBAN Secretary revealed that the national body of the association has taken up the matter for a thorough investigation to ascertain why the branch chairman was whisked away in such a manner. He not...
Lagos Commissioner of Police Debunks Claim of Oshodi Market Fire being Caused by Explosives
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Lagos Commissioner of Police Debunks Claim of Oshodi Market Fire being Caused by Explosives

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Hakeem Odumosu has dismissed rumour of the fire incident at Kairo market in Oshodi being caused by explosives. Odumosu who conducted an on-the-spot assessment of the damages at the market on Friday May 7, said the Explosive Ordinance Department of the State Police Command has not discovered any bomb at the scene of the incident, and therefore the fire could not have been caused by a bomb explosion. He said;   “We have seen what happened and we give God the glory no lives were lost. No matter the values of things that were lost, it cannot be compared with lives. We also thank God that the portion that got burnt is not more than the area not burnt. “Since it started, I have deployed my men and they have ...
15-year-old Girl allegedly Gangraped by Seven Men in Delta
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15-year-old Girl allegedly Gangraped by Seven Men in Delta

A fifteen-year-old girl has allegedly been gang-raped by seven men in the Isele-Uku community in Delta state. Activist, Harrison Gwamnishu, shared the sad story on his Facebook page. He wrote; 15 YEAR OLD VIRGIN GANG-RAPED BY SEVEN MEN IN ISSELE-UKU, DELTA STATE. Our attention was drawn to a case of a young girl aged 15 who was raped by seven able bodied men in Issele-Uku yesterday. The young girl had issues with a woman in the community, her son, one of the culprits whom she saw as a big uncle called her to hear her side of the story, she got there at about 7pm in the evening. As she was trying to explain what happened to the man, he dragged her inside the room where 6 of his friends were waiting, turned on the music, increased the volume so that nobody would hear their hein...
Kenyan YouTuber admits fathering a child with woman alleged to be his cousin
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Kenyan YouTuber admits fathering a child with woman alleged to be his cousin

Popular Kenyan YouTuber Peter Kabi also known as Kabi WaJesus, has finally admitted to fathering a child with a lady alleged to be his cousin. WaJesus who said DNA results indicate that he is the father of the child who has only been introduced as Abby, said the affair happened before he got born again and also married. He said he will now discharge his parental responsibility fully, and discuss the way forward with the mother of the child who is believed to be his cousin and only identified as Shiko. The YouTuber added that he now regrets his earlier comments where he disowned the child. WaJesus wrote; Hey Guys and praise Jesus, Some of you might be aware of the matter involving me regarding baby Abby. I wish to confirm that Yesterday paternity results were issued that...
Boko Haram fighters invade four Bauchi LGAs
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Boko Haram fighters invade four Bauchi LGAs

The Bauchi State Government has said Boko Haram fighters have invaded four local government areas of the state that share a border with Geidam, Yobe State which was recently attacked and taken over by the insurgents. The Secretary to the Bauchi State Government, Sabiu Baba, disclosed this at a press conference after an emergency security council meeting held at the Government House, Bauchi on Monday and presided over by governor Bala Mohammed. According to Saidu, the four local governments are Zaki, Dambam, Darazo, and Gamawa. He said the sect members have launched an attack on a communication mast belonging to the Mobile TeleCommunication Network and carted away some of the properties. “There was an emergency security council meeting of Bauchi State this afternoon and the meeting ...
Hit-and-run Driver Kills man and his Pregnant wife four months after their Wedding in Delta
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Hit-and-run Driver Kills man and his Pregnant wife four months after their Wedding in Delta

A newly married couple identified as Kingsley and Ajoke Akpor, have been reportedly killed by a hit-and-run driver in Warri, Delta State. It was gathered that the tragic accident happened on Sunday night, May 2, along NPA Expressway. Details on the accident are still sketchy, however, it was gathered that the couple were crossing the highway after attending a birthday party held at PTI Conference Centre, when the speeding driver rammed into them. The unidentified driver fled the scene after hitting them. Late Kingsley was a photographer and had a photography studio in Agbarho, Ughelli North LGA of the state. The couple and got married on December 21, 2020. Ajoke was heavilly pregnant with their first child and billed to deliver this week. Their remains have been d...
Kenyan Woman Loses her Three Children, Nanny in House Fire
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Kenyan Woman Loses her Three Children, Nanny in House Fire

A Kenyan police officer, Mary Wandia Migwi, has lost her three children and nanny in a house fire believed to have been caused by a candle. The incident happened in Patawa, Nakuru Town East at about 9pm on Saturday night, May 1, while the officer was away on duty. Nakuru County Deputy Police Commander, Phanton Analo, who confirmed this said police officers were informed about the fire incident at Nairobi road estate about 4 kilometres west of the station. Officers rushed to the scene and alerted men of the Nakuru County Fire Department, who arrived and put off the fire. On checking the completely burnt down house, four bodies were found burnt beyond recognition. The victims were identified as Mary Wairimu, 18, (maid) Leah Njoki, 10, Teresia Wanjiru, 7, and Mildred Ag...
13-year-old girl allegedly commits suicide in Calabar
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13-year-old girl allegedly commits suicide in Calabar

A 13-year-old girl simply identified as Nsebong has allegedly committed suicide in Calabar, the Cross River State capital. According FadFM Calabar publicist, Archibong Efefiom, the incident happened at Diamond Hill area of Calabar on Sunday evening, May 2. It was gathered that teen's guardian had raised alarm over her disappearance. Neighbours gathered and embarked on a search only to discover her lifeless body dangling from a building. Efefiom wrote; Tragedy struck this evening in Diamond Hill, Calabar, when one miss Nsebong, a young girl of 13 allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself beside her house. This occurred after she made countless trips to the scene just to make sure nobody was around to notice while she indulged in the act. She had initially sneaked out w...
Eight Persons Feared Dead and 36 Others Injured as Palm-oil Laden Truck Plunges into Ditch in Osun
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Eight Persons Feared Dead and 36 Others Injured as Palm-oil Laden Truck Plunges into Ditch in Osun

At least eight persons have allegedly died and 36 others injured after a palm oil-laden truck plunged into a ditch in Osogbo, Osun State in the early hours of today, May 1. According to reports, the occupants who were mostly traders were sleeping on the truck, a Volvo FL7, with registration number KMC 35 ZJ, when the accident happened. The truck was ascending the November 27 overhead bridge opposite the NECO office when the driver lost control as the truck could not ascend the bridge. The truck then went on a reverse and fell into the ditch. “The accident happened around 2 am when some of us were sleeping on top of the kegs of palm oil in the truck. The truck fell into the ditch and about 10 of us were killed while others have been taken to Osun State University Teaching Hospita...
Suspected Herdsmen Kill Five in Fresh Attack on Benue Communities
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Suspected Herdsmen Kill Five in Fresh Attack on Benue Communities

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

Six people narrowly escaped death after two vehicles collided on Dada Estate Road in Osogbo, Osun state. The accident happened on Friday morning, April 30, according to the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC). The FRSC spokesperson in the state, Mrs Agnes Ogungbemi, in a statement said the incident occurred at about 12.45 a.m. Ogungbemi explained that the six passengers escaped when a Toyota Camry car with registration number AAB53AJ collided with a mini Suzuki bus (Korepo) with registration number SGB914XA. She said: "Six passengers were involved in the accident leading to only two persons sustaining severe injuries. "The accident occurred due to lack of patience by the drivers and also total disobedient to the Road Traffic Act." According to her, the two injured person...
Goodluck is a Terrible Guy and a Big time Scammer – Bobrisky narrates what happened between him and Instagram user he Promised to help
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Goodluck is a Terrible Guy and a Big time Scammer – Bobrisky narrates what happened between him and Instagram user he Promised to help

Cross-Dresser, Bobrisky has narrated what happened between him and an Instagram user identified as Goodluck, who he promised to help for the sake of his (Goodluck) grandmother. The cross-dresser who was called out for allegedly not fulfilling his promise, recounted how he paid for Goodluck and his grandmother’s flight from Calabar to Lagos in an Instalive video. Describing Goodluck as a ''terrible guy and a big time scammer,'' he also alleged that the duo smoked in a hotel he booked for them even though it was their first meeting. Bobrisky who disclosed that he forgave them for that, said Goodluck and his Grandmother stayed in Lagos for five days, but she (grandmother) insisted on going back to Calabar to take care of her goats. The cross-dresser noted that he took care of ...
44 People Crushed to Death, Over 150 Hurt after Stampede at Religious Bonfire Festival in Israel
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44 People Crushed to Death, Over 150 Hurt after Stampede at Religious Bonfire Festival in Israel

At least 44 people were crushed to death and more than 150 people injured in a stampede after midnight Thursday, April 29, at a religious bonfire festival in Israel. The incident happened at a mass gathering to celebrate the Lag B’Omer holiday at Mount Meron, Israel, medics said. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu  called the incident "a terrible disaster." The Magen David Adom rescue service said 38 people had been killed at the scene. It said its paramedics treated dozens of people, including 18 in a serious condition, 2 who were moderately hurt, and 80 lightly injured. All the wounded were evacuated to hospitals. The wounded were taken to the Ziv hospital in Safed, the Galilee Medical Center in Nahariya, Rambam hospital in Haifa, Poriya hospital in Tiberias, and Hadas...
Villarreal vs Arsenal: Arteta Confirms Ceballos Ignored his half-time Instruction
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Villarreal vs Arsenal: Arteta Confirms Ceballos Ignored his half-time Instruction

  Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has claimed he told Dani Ceballos to be careful during his half-time team-talk in their 2-1 defeat to Villarreal on Thursday night. Ceballos was shown a second yellow card with the Gunners already two goals down. Villarreal opened the scoring in the first leg of the Europa League semi-final after Manu Trigueros fired home. Unai Emery’s men made it two, with Raul Albion ghosting in at the far post. Arteta said of the red card following the match: “I haven’t seen the action. Obviously, we talked at half-time that you have to be careful. “I was going to take him off but by the time Gabi (Gabriel Martinelli) was ready to come on, that action happened and he was out.”
Man Burnt to Death in Kwara Accident
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Man Burnt to Death in Kwara Accident

A man was burnt to death in an accident involving four trailers and a petrol tanker in Kwara state. The accident happened at about 9:00 am on Monday, April 26, at Bode Saadu-Jebba expressway, Moro local government area of Kwara State. The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the state Fire Service, Hasan Adekunle confirmed the incident and said the accident was caused by overspeeding by the drivers, resulting in a head-on collision. The impact of the crash led to a fire outbreak and burnt the goods in the trailers. A man was also burnt beyond recognition. Hasan Adekunle said: "Today, April 26, 2021, at about 08:53hrs, Men of the Kwara State Fire Service were summoned to a road accident by one FRSC officer called Azeez Olaolu. The accident occurred along the Bode-Saadu-Jeb...

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