Friday, May 14

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Principal Suspect in Murder of Akwa Ibom Jobseeker, Ini Umoren, Claims she Agreed to have Sex with him and he Killed her in Self-defence
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Principal Suspect in Murder of Akwa Ibom Jobseeker, Ini Umoren, Claims she Agreed to have Sex with him and he Killed her in Self-defence

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command paraded Uduak Frank Akpan, the man accused of raping and killing Akwa Ibom job seeker, Iniubong Umoren, today May 14. He was paraded to dispel rumours he committed suicide in police custody. While being paraded alongside his father, Uduak Frank Akpan said he killed Ini Umoren in self defense and not intentionally. Recall that Inubong Umoren had gone for a job interview after she posted on Twitter that she needed a job and Frank Akpan invited her to come for an interview. She told her best friend about this and the friend raised alarm when she received an audio message from Ini screaming after which Ini's number was no longer reachable. Narrating the incident while being paraded,  Frank Akpan s...
Three Students Receive 27 and 3 Year Jail Terms for Killing Nigerian in Cyprus
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Three Students Receive 27 and 3 Year Jail Terms for Killing Nigerian in Cyprus

A court in Cyprus has sentenced threepeople linked to the murder of a Nigerian student, Walshak Augustine Ngok to jail. Court president Nüvit Gazi, Senior Judge ?erife Kâtip and Judge Umut ?nan of Lefkosa High Criminal Court, delivered judgement on the murder incident which occurred in Northern Cyprus in 2019 on Monday May 10, 2021. The main suspect, Chrstopher Ezeh, a Nigerian was sentenced to 27 years, while Nana Nkansah, a Ghanaian and Wayne Moyo, a Zimbabwean who helped transport the body were sentenced to three years each. 11 males and 1 female were initially arrested after 25-year-old Walshak Ngok's corpse was found in a forest area in Haspolat - Tashkent highway on Friday, April 19. Christopher Ezeh later confessed to killing Augustine who...
Update: Judge Rules Derek Chauvin Qualifies for a Longer Sentence in Murder of George Floyd
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Update: Judge Rules Derek Chauvin Qualifies for a Longer Sentence in Murder of George Floyd

Former Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin could face up to 30 years in prison after a Minnesota judge ruled there were four aggravating factors in the murder of George Floyd. Chauvin was convicted of two counts of murder and one count of manslaughter last month for kneeling on the neck and back of Floyd, handcuffed and lying prone on the street, for 9 minutes and 29 seconds. Judge Peter Cahill ruled Wednesday May 13 that four of the five factors were proven beyond a reasonable doubt. He found that (1) Chauvin abused a position of trust and authority, and (2) he treated Floyd with particular cruelty. "The slow death of George Floyd occurring over approximately six minutes of his positional asphyxia was particularly cruel in that Mr. Floyd was begging for his life and obv...
French Champion Jockey, Pierre-Charles Boudot Charged with Rape and Intimidating a Witness
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French Champion Jockey, Pierre-Charles Boudot Charged with Rape and Intimidating a Witness

France’s reigning champion jockey, Pierre-Charles Boudot has been charged with rape and intimidating a witness by French prosecutors. The charges relate to an incident at a party at Cagnes-sur-Mer in the south of France, on February 17. The three-time French champion jockey who won the 2019 Prix de L’Arc de Triomphe on Waldgeist, faces a charge of failing to report a crime in connection with the same allegations, while an unnamed individual was also listed, along with Bazire, as a “witness to intimidation of a witness”. “On February 19 a young female work-rider reported to police in Cagnes-sur-Mer evidence that suggested she had been raped during the night of February 17 and 18 by a jockey whose identity was subsequently revealed by the press to be Pierre-Charles Boudot," ...
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.
Woman, 23,  is Mistakenly Given Six Doses of the Pfizer Vaccine in one go 
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Woman, 23,  is Mistakenly Given Six Doses of the Pfizer Vaccine in one go 

A 23-year-old Italian woman was mistakenly given six doses of the Pfizer vaccine in one go, but luckily, she suffered no ill effects. The woman, a student, was discharged from hospital in a good condition after receiving fluids and paracetamol following the injection on Sunday, news agency AGI reported on Monday night. Instead of injecting just one dose into the arm of the student, a nurse at the Noa hospital in Tuscany mistakenly injected the entire vial, the equivalent of six doses. The nurse immediately realised her mistake and alerted both the patient and an attending doctor, who then admitted the woman in hospital for 24 hours under observation as a precaution. Dr. Antonella Vicenti, director of infectious diseases at Noa Hospital, told CBS that the woman had not suffe...
Elderly Asian man, 80, cries for Help as he’s Attacked by Teenagers in San Francisco
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Elderly Asian man, 80, cries for Help as he’s Attacked by Teenagers in San Francisco

An elderly Asian man was screaming out for help while at least 2 teenagers attackers him but no one came to his aid, instead, someone was heard laughing at his plight. The horrifying incident took place in the San Francisco Bay Area, where an 80-year-old man appeared to be randomly attacked by the 2 suspects, who cops say are in their teens. In a surveillance video shared online, you can hear the victim calling out for help but no one responds. Another person enters the frame but does nothing. It's unclear if that person was with the suspects. Cops say the suspected attackers are as young as 16 and their getaway car was seen a couple hours later. They are still on the loose. Police aren't labeling it a racially motivated crime yet, but the victim has said he believes th...
Update: Police never Tortured Omolola Ejioye to Death, he fell ill – CP Lagos
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Update: Police never Tortured Omolola Ejioye to Death, he fell ill – CP Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has refuted claims of alleged torture and killing of Omolola Rotimi Ejioye, by policemen attached to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti. LIB reported that Ejioye, aka Eji, died in police custody on May 7, five days after he was allegedly arrested at Ladega area of Ikorodu. The State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, in a statement issued on Monday, May 10, said late Ejioye was not tortured to dead but died at Falomo Police Hospital, Ikoyi, where he was admitted after falling sick. "The Lagos State Police Command has deemed it necessary to refute and clear the air on the alleged torture and killing of one Omolola Rotimi Ejioye, aka Eji, by the operatives of the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba on Sunday...
”Robbers attempted to burgle Ibrahim Gambari’s residence”- Presidency reacts to reports of a robbery attack in Aso Rock
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”Robbers attempted to burgle Ibrahim Gambari’s residence”- Presidency reacts to reports of a robbery attack in Aso Rock

On Monday, May 10, reports were rife online claiming there was a robbery attack in Aso Rock which is the seat of power in Nigeria. As Nigerians expressed shock at the news and were uncertain as to the authenticity of the report, the Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, released a statement some minutes ago, saying that indeed there was a ''foolish attempt'' to burgle the office of the Chief of Staff to President Buhari, Profesor Ibrahim Gambari. He said the attempt was however unsuccessful. ''The Chief of Staff, Professor Ibrahim Gambari has confirmed that there “was a foolish attempt” to burgle his residence at 3:00am this morning but it turned out to be unsuccessful. Professor Gambari, whose house is on a street next to the Villa ha...
Armed Bandits Attack Zamfara Community, Abduct two young men
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Armed Bandits Attack Zamfara Community, Abduct two young men

Armed bandits reportedly attacked a residence in Gusau, the Zamfara state capital and abducted two persons. Details of the incident are still sketchy but according to friends on Facebook, the gunmen stormed the home of one Alhaji Aliyu Moriki located in the Tsunami area of Gusau on Sunday, May 9 and whisked the victims away. The young men have been identified as Umar Aliyu and Isma'll Aliyu, believed to be related.  
Man Shoots Six including Girlfriend Before turning Gun on himself
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Man Shoots Six including Girlfriend Before turning Gun on himself

Seven people, including the gunman, are dead following a shooting at a birthday party in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on Sunday, May 9. The Colorado Springs Police Department said they received reports of the incident at 12:18am on Sunday and officers arrived at the scene to find six dead adults inside the property. A seventh adult victim was rushed to hospital, but sadly died of their injuries following the shoot out which took place within a mobile home community. It is believed the suspect was the boyfriend of one of the female victims. He reportedly arrived at the residence, walked into the property, and started shooting, before going on to take his own life. Children were also present at the scene but were uninjured. The children have since been taken to t...
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Retired Police Officer Arrested for allegedly Beating Wife to Death

A retired Assistant Superintendent of Police has been arrested for allegedly beating his wife to death in Bauchi. Daniel Salka, who is also the head of Sabon Layi Kwara hamlet in Bogoro Local Government Area of Bauchi State, has been suspended by his local government over the alleged violence that led to his wife's death, Hajara Daniel. A statement from the Chairman of Bogoro local government, Iliya Habila, signed by Director of Administration and General Services, Mr. Marcus Nehemaih, reads: "The suspension is with immediate effect pending the outcome of an investigation by the police. "Mr. Daniel Salka is alleged to have beaten his wife, the late Mrs Hajara, to death on April 19, 2021. He was arrested by the combined team of vigilantes and DSS officials on April 26, 2021 in ...
Truck Falls and Spills Bullets Onto the Streets of Onitsha
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Truck Falls and Spills Bullets Onto the Streets of Onitsha

A truck carrying live bullets fell down in Onitsha, Anambra State, and spilled it's contents onto the streets. The incident, it was gathered, occurred along Awka Road in the early hours of Sunday, May 9, causing panic and fear among residents. It was not clear where the truck came from, but it was said to be moving the live bullets out of Onitsha to a yet to be ascertained location. The driver of the truck, a Mercedes Benz 911, and his conductor sustained minor injuries after the truck lost control, skidded off the road and fell into a gutter, with its content spilling in the process. According to Sun News, thw driver and his conductor tried to evacuate and conceal the content of the truck, but could not do much before daybreak when some police operatives arrived the sc...
Body of Kano Varsity Student Found Dumped at Sand Excavation site 5 Days after he was Declared Missing
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Body of Kano Varsity Student Found Dumped at Sand Excavation site 5 Days after he was Declared Missing

A 300 level student of the Kano University of Science and Technology (KUST), Wudil, Ahmad Abubakar Idris, has been found dead five days after he was reported missing. It was gathered that the 22-year-old student of the Department of Physics went missing last Saturday, May 1, 2021, when he left the campus with two colleagues to a market in Kano (Farm Centre) to buy a mobile phone. His corpse was discovered at a sand excavation site in Mariri at the outskirts of Kano after police arrested one of the colleagues who was with him before he went missing. The father of the deceased, Abubakar Idris, who spoke to Daily Trust, said his son’s colleagues were suspected to have killed him because of the money in his possession. Mr Idris said he had sent some money to the Ahmad to purcha...
Abducted Abia University Student Regains Freedom
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Abducted Abia University Student Regains Freedom

The abducted student of Abia State University, Uturu (ABSU) has regained her freedom. Governor Ikpeazu made the announcement last night, 3 days after the student and others were attacked by unknown gunmen along Okigwe-Uturu road. The Abia state Governor also promised to take justice to those who abducted the student. The statement read; “It is with exceedingly great joy and a very pleasant sense of relief that I announce that the only kidnapped ABSU student who was still in custody of the hoodlums that abducted some people few days ago along the Okigwe-Uturu Road has been freed. “I spoke with her and her mother minutes ago and want to thank God, our security agents and the management of ABSU for a job well done leading to this good news. “Our administration has since taken...
#EndSARS: Medical Doctor tells Lagos Judicial Panel how his Hospital Treated Patients with Gunshot Wounds from Lekki Tollgate
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#EndSARS: Medical Doctor tells Lagos Judicial Panel how his Hospital Treated Patients with Gunshot Wounds from Lekki Tollgate

The Lagos State judicial panel on the October 20, 2020 gunshot incident at the Lekki tollgate and the restitution for victims of SARS-related abuses, resumed sitting on Saturday, May 8. At the resumed sitting, a medical doctor with the Grandville Medical Center in Lagos, Dr Aromolafe Ayobami, testified to having treated a total number of 15 patients referred from other hospitals with injuries ranging from gunshots to superficial wounds. The patients were allegedly injured from the gunshot incident that took place during the EndSARS protest at the Lekki tollgate on the night of October 20. ''I am here to give evidence of our hospital encounter during the EndSARS protest period. We had a total number of 15 patients. We had four referrals from Vedic life Healthcare, seven referrals fr...
Notorious Criminal ‘Beleke’ Shot Dead by his Partner in Delta
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Notorious Criminal ‘Beleke’ Shot Dead by his Partner in Delta

A notorious criminal identified as Ugbaudu Williams, a.k.a Beleke, has been shot dead by his partner in crime in Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta State. Acting spokesperson of the State Police Command, DSP Edafe Bright, who confirmed the incident on Friday in Warri, said the deceased and his accomplice, Desmond, now at large, went on a robbery mission at Ijomi village near Oghara. "On the 5/5/2021 at about 0405hrs, a distress call was received from an indigene of Ijomi village that in his compound at the above village, his dogs started barking signifying the presence of danger within the compound that he came out to inspect what was happening when he saw two armed boys," Edafe stated. "The DPO Oghara division deployed patrol team to the scene, ...
Bandits kill Journalist, abduct Many Travellers in Katsina
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Bandits kill Journalist, abduct Many Travellers in Katsina

Armed bandits have killed a journalist, Ibrahim Hamisu Dankabo, during a kidnap operation in Jibia Local Government of Katsina State. It was gathered that the armed bandits also abducted many travellers in the area A community leader in the area, Gide Suleiman, told PREMIUM TIMES that Mr Dankabo, a cameraman attached to the Information Unit of Jibia Local Government, was shot dead on Monday, May 3, in Kukar-Babangida area of Jibia when he responded to a distress call from a female neighbour during a kidnap incident. The kidnappers later went away with the woman who is the mother of a traditional title holder in Niger Republic, the source added. Meanwhile, other residents said the attackers also abducted many travellers on the Katsina-Jibia road, most of whom are residents o...
Three Crossdressers Beaten and Forced to Strip by Men in Benin Republic
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Three Crossdressers Beaten and Forced to Strip by Men in Benin Republic

Three crossdressers who are suspected to be homosexuals, are lucky to be alive after they were attacked by some men. The men attacked the crossdresser with bottles then humiliated them by forcing them to strip naked. The incident occurred on Saturday, May 1, at Sunset Bar in Cotonou, Benin. The violence was captured on cell phone video and uploaded to social media. It caught the attention of an NGO and LGBT+ advocacy group Hirondelle Club Benin and they shared it on Twitter to spread awareness about violence against transgenders. The video caption reads: "We have just denounced an umpteenth aggression against people LGBTQi in Benin a few days before the celebration of May 17. We condemn these acts with the last rigor. We will come back for more details." In the video,...
Cairo Market in Lagos Gutted by Fire
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Cairo Market in Lagos Gutted by Fire

Cairo Market in Oshodi, Lagos state is currently on fire. The fire outbreak started yesterday night, May 6, and is still raging. Efforts are being made to stop the fire. The cause of the fire outbreak is yet unknown. Watch a video from the scene of the incident below..
Gunmen Abduct Unspecified Number of Abia state University students
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Gunmen Abduct Unspecified Number of Abia state University students

Unknown gunmen have abducted an unspecified number of students of Abia State University Uturu, ABSU. The students were abducted from a commercial bus while returning from Okigwe in Imo state to Uturu around 8:00pm on Wednesday night, May 5, Confirming the incident, the Abia state Commissioner of Information, John Okiyi Kalu, says a preliminary investigation shows that the armed men marched the students into the forest with other abducted travelers. He said two of the abducted students managed to escape while others are still in captivity. Read the statement below ''Abia State Government is currently monitoring an incident that happened in Okigwe, Imo State, yesterday which led to the suspected abduction of yet to be determined number of students of the Abia State University, Utu...
Gunmen Attack Police Station in Anambra, kill two Inspectors and Free Detainees
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Gunmen Attack Police Station in Anambra, kill two Inspectors and Free Detainees

The Obosi police station in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State has been attacked by yet-to-be-identified gunmen. Tribune reports that two police Inspectors were killed during the attack that occurred on Wednesday night May 5. The gunmen freed all the detainees in the cell before razing down the police station. Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, said the police commissioner has sent a team to the scene of the incident to unravel the circumstances behind the attack.
Real Madrid Legend, Iker Casillas Suffers ‘Suspected Heart Attack’ two Years after first Incident
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Real Madrid Legend, Iker Casillas Suffers ‘Suspected Heart Attack’ two Years after first Incident

Real Madrid and Spain legend, Iker Casillas was reportedly rushed to hospital last week after suffering a second heart attack in two years. The 2010 World Cup winner previously suffered a heart attack during a training session with Porto in 2019 and left the hospital five days after the incident. He retired from playing just over a year after his first scare at Porto. Reports in Spain claim that Casillas has suffered another issue with his heart. Spanish outlet Hola stated that the Real Madrid icon was playing padle tennis last week with some friends before suffering 'severe chest pains'. He was rushed to hospital, although Casillas is said to have been able to walk through the front doors by himself. And after an examination by doctors, it was reportedly ruled out of be...
Lady Shows off her Bruised Face and Neck after She was Physically Assaulted by her Lesbian Partner
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Lady Shows off her Bruised Face and Neck after She was Physically Assaulted by her Lesbian Partner

A lesbian lady has shared photos of the injuries inflicted on her face and neck by her lesbian partner. The lady who resides in Atalnta, with the handle, @Theylovestorm_, said this wasn't the first time her partner would beat her up. '' Domestic violence is real . Especially in same sex relationship. And it isn’t addressed enough. Lastnight I experienced something no woman should ever have to experience . My face and neck are bruised cut and I was beaten. I am still in shock. If anything is to happen to me . I would also like to add I am being stalked and or harassed via text messages . This is not the first incident . She has beaten me before on April 13/14. She has a pattern of violence & has done this to several previous partners. She lived in my house & I took car...
OAP Lolo gives THANKS to God as she and her children survive car accident
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OAP Lolo gives THANKS to God as she and her children survive car accident

Nigerian On-air-personality and actress, Omotunde Adebowale-David-Lolo has expressed gratitude to God after she and her children escaped death in a car crash. Lolo revealed on her Instagram page that the incident happened yesterday but none of her children or herself sustained any injuries. According to her, she was shaken as a result of the incident because this was an experience she has never had before, however she is grateful to God for preserving her life and that of her family. Sharing photo of the damaged car, she wrote; “I have never really been in a serious accident in my life so you can imagine how badly shaken I was yesterday when my treasures came out with scrapes and bruises i was just grateful.   But im thankful for the joy of God’s preservation….when y...
Kano Hisbah sacks official found in hotel room with housewife
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Kano Hisbah sacks official found in hotel room with housewife

The Kano State Hisbah Board has sacked a top official of the board who allegedly slept with a married woman in a hotel room in the Sabon Gari area of Kano metropolis. Recall that earlier this this year, the official was allegedly found in a questionable manner with the married woman in the hotel. The board’s Public Relations Officer, Lawal Fagge, confirmed the sacking of the official to newsmen in Kano on Tuesday. The decision to sack the affected officer followed a report by a committee set up by the board to unravel circumstances surrounding the incident. Before the incident, the official was said to be at the forefront of arresting prostitute and other wayward girls and other women of easy virtue
Teenager kills Several children and teachers after Bursting into Brazil Day care Centre
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Teenager kills Several children and teachers after Bursting into Brazil Day care Centre

At least three children, a teacher and a school assistant have been killed after a teenager burst into a daycare centre and attacked the people inside with a machete. Not long after school started on the morning of Tuesday, May 4, the suspect attacked a nursery called Creche Aquarela Berçário, where children between two and six years of age are taught. The horror incident took place in the city of Saudades, in the West Zone of Santa Catarina, Brazil. Emergency services rushed to the scene at around 11am on Tuesday. The Fire Department, Military Police and Civil Police all responded to the incident. Police said they have apprehended an 18-year-old man following the incident and he was taken to a local hospital in a very serious condition after he reportedly started to hi...
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...
Man Arrested for Using Hot Knife to Brutalize his Son in Delta State
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Man Arrested for Using Hot Knife to Brutalize his Son in Delta State

A man identified as Mr Wisdom has been arrested for using hot knife to brutalize his son. Facebook user, Kelvin Ejumudo said the incident occurred in Jeddo, Delta. The suspect is currently being held at Orherokpe Police station. Ejumudo said; IN ANOTHER DEVELOPMENT A YOUNG BOY EFE WISDOM WAS BEATEN UP BY HIS FATHER MR WISDOM IN JEDDO WITH HOT KNIFE AND CUTLASS. IMMEDIATELY WE ARRESTED THE FATHER AND HE'S COOLING OFF IN ORHEROKPE POLICE STATION AND THE YOUNG BOY WAS GIVEN MEDICATIONS AND HANDED OVER TO HIS UNCLE IN JEDDO. I WANT TO THANK THE DPO OREROKPE DIVISION SP OJO OLUWOLE FOR HIS SWIFT RESPONSE TO ENSURE THE FATHER WAS ARRESTED. DEAR FATHERS EVEN IF YOU NO LONGER MARRIED TO THE MOTHERS OF THIS CHILDREN,DO NOT VENT YOUR FRUSTRATIONS AND ANGER O...
Tourist, 28, Cheats Death after Falling off 120ft cliff While taking a Selfie (photos)
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Tourist, 28, Cheats Death after Falling off 120ft cliff While taking a Selfie (photos)

A 28 year old tourist cheated death after plunging 120ft off a cliff after slipping when he lost his balance "taking a selfie" near the edge. The tourist survived the fall with just "minor injuries" after landing in four feet of water in Dorset on Saturday afternoon, May 1, 2021. The man and his five male friends had come down from the London area and were visiting the beauty spot of Old Harry Rocks between Studland and Swanage when it happened at just after 2pm on Saturday. According to reports, the five friends of the said tourist, looked on in horror as he disappeared over the precipice and plummeted towards the ground after reportedly posing for a snap on Old Harry Rocks, near Swanage in the UK. Luckily, for the man he landed in shallow water and a group of kaya...
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...
“Awka has Done the Worst ever” – Friends Mourn as Another young man is shot Dead by Suspected Cultists in Anambra
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“Awka has Done the Worst ever” – Friends Mourn as Another young man is shot Dead by Suspected Cultists in Anambra

A young man identified simply as Cubic has been shot dead by some group of people suspected to be cultists in Awka, the Anambra State capital. Details on the incident are still sketchy, however, it was gathered that the man was killed on Saturday night, May 1, 2021. Meanwhile, friends and colleagues have taken to Facebook to mourn the deceased, with many calling for a solution to the incessant cult killings in the state capital. One Francis Nonso: "My hands keep shaking as i type RIP to you. Awka has done the worst ever. Farewell Senior man. Farewell Fashion lord. Farewell Cubic" "Rest in peace master cubic , Rip sure guy , Rip fashion master. God is about to fight for you.I saw some group of people raising to avenge for you . I saw where Awka is on fire more than the way i...
Woman, 39, ‘Killed and Partially Eaten’ by Bear as she Walked Dogs
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Woman, 39, ‘Killed and Partially Eaten’ by Bear as she Walked Dogs

A woman is believed to have been killed and partially eaten by a bear that attacked her while she walked her dogs. The woman, 39, was found dead off a highway near the city of Durango in Colorado, US. Authorities said there were "signs of consumption" on her body after it was discovered on Friday night, April 29. Her boyfriend told officials she had gone walking with her two dogs earlier in the day. The last time she spoke to him was late on Friday morning, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW). Her boyfriend, who has not been named, returned home at 8.30pm and found the two dogs outside their home. But his girlfriend, who has also not been named, was missing so he started searching for her. He eventually found the body at around 9.30pm and then called eme...
Obaseki: Let’s Keep Nigeria One
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Obaseki: Let’s Keep Nigeria One

He gave the admonition at the Tennis Court of Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin, while hosting members of Team Edo who took part in the just-concluded National Sports Festival (NSF), hosted by the State. Team Edo came second in the just-concluded competition behind Team Delta. “We did not have one incident of doping. Edo State’s youths were well behaved and they shunned drugs during the NSF, Edo 2020. We are grateful to all of you. We decided to put the event together to say thank you. “The idea of NSF was born in Benin City after the civil war, with the leaders at that time concluding that to keep Nigeria one, there must be events through which youths across the country would gather at a particular place to compete, thereby ensuring unity. “Nigeria is a great country. We must ...
INEC office in Akwa Ibom set ablaze by unknown hoodlums
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INEC office in Akwa Ibom set ablaze by unknown hoodlums

The Independent National Electoral Commission has announced its office in Essien Udim Local Government Area in Akwa Ibom State has been set ablaze by unknown hoodlums. Festus Okoye Esq, the National Commissioner, and IVEC Chairman disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, April 2. The statement said the incident occurred in the early hours of Sunday and that the security guard on duty at the INEC office escaped unhurt.     It was also disclosed in the statement that the fire destroyed 345 ballot boxes, 135 voting cubicles, megaphones, water tanks and furnitures.     INEC, however, revealed that an investigation by the police into the incident has commenced. The statement read, “The Resident Electoral Commissioner for Akwa Ibom State, Ba...
There is only one Asamoah Gyan and they know it’ – Ghana legend responds to Asante Kotoko booing incident
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There is only one Asamoah Gyan and they know it’ – Ghana legend responds to Asante Kotoko booing incident

Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan was unperturbed by hostility received from fans during Saturday's Ghana Premier League encounter between his Legon Cities side and Asante Kotoko. The veteran Black Stars forward was a second-half substitute as Emmanuel Gyamfi scored to give visiting Kotoko a 1-0 win at the Accra Sports Stadium. He came on in the 75th minute, when Legon were desperately throwing everyone forward in search of an equaliser, and immediately drove a free-kick just over the bar with his first touch of the ball.
Suspected Bandits Kill Kogi Pension Commissioner, Adebayo Solomon
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Suspected Bandits Kill Kogi Pension Commissioner, Adebayo Solomon

A Commissioner in the Kogi State Pension Board, Hon. Adebayo Solomon (Akeweje) has been killed by unknown gunmen on Saturday evening, May 1. According to reports, he was killed by suspected bandits along Yagba – Ilorin Road in Kogi State. Late Adebayo's driver, who also got shot, managed to drive the vehicle to Egbe town before he eventually collapsed. He was still unconscious at press time Saturday night. The corpse of the deceased Commissioner has been deposited at the ECWA Hospital mortuary in Egbe. The State Government was yet to react to the development. This incident comes days after a Senator representing Edo Central in the National Assembly, Clifford Ordia, was twice attacked on Okene-Lokoja and Lokoja-Abaji roads by bandits in Kogi State on his way to Abuja from Ed...
Kidnapped Kaduna minor killed after parents paid N5m ransom
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Kidnapped Kaduna minor killed after parents paid N5m ransom

A little boy, Muhammad Kabir, who was kidnapped from his parents’ home in a Kaduna state, has been found dead, seven days after he was taken and N5 million ransom was paid for his release.   DailyTrust reports that Kabir was taken from the Badarawa suburb of Kaduna North local government area and is believed to have been killed by his kidnappers, one of whom is said to be his neighbour. His body was found in drainage in Kano after a weeklong search and returned to Kaduna today May 1 for burial.     Sources in the community also said immediately the boy was declared missing, a search for him was done for days before a call came in from the kidnappers demanding N50m, and then later reduced the amount to N35m before finally agreeing to N5m.   A...
Nigerian Man Stabbed to Death While trying to Protect his Son in the U.K
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Nigerian Man Stabbed to Death While trying to Protect his Son in the U.K

A Nigerian dad, 40, was stabbed to death on a busy London street while trying to protect his son. Michael Olatunde Fadayomi, who has been hailed as a "pillar of the community", was a football coach and a devoted single dad who was popular in the community. He was knifed after a fight started on the top floor of a busy bus in North West London on Thursday, April 29. Witnesses said Mr Fadayomi's teenage son - understood to be heading to football training - "had some problems on the bus with someone". When his father intervened, the confrontation escalated and spilled out onto the pavement. The son - who has not been named - desperately tried to intervene as his father was repeatedly stabbed before an ambulance arrived. Emergency services rushed to the scene shortly ...
Singer, Ogene Malaysia allegedly Shot Dead by Unknown Gunmen in Anambra
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Singer, Ogene Malaysia allegedly Shot Dead by Unknown Gunmen in Anambra

A Nigerian singer known as Ogene Malaysia has been reportedly killed by unknown men in Awka, the Anambra state capital. The deceased, real name, Uchenna Odoh Paul, was reportedly shot dead by assailants suspected to be cultists in Amansea area of Awka North Local Government Area of the state on Friday, April 30. Details surrounding the incident are still sketchy at the moment. Meanwhile, friends have taken to Facebook to mourn him. Pasqual Oformata, wrote: "RIP Ogene Malaysia. Awka has turned to something else. Shot dead at Awka" "Uchenna odoh Paul ( Nwanayoeze) A.k.a ( ogene Malaysia) we ur classmates are expecting u on December to our end of the party , uchenna y so soon brother but only God's knows why, UC may ur gentle soul rest in peace" another wrote. "This life...
Influencer and her Boyfriend Fall 120ft to their Death in Possible Murder-suicide
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Influencer and her Boyfriend Fall 120ft to their Death in Possible Murder-suicide

An influencer and her boyfriend have died after they reportedly fell from a 12th-floor apartment to their deaths in an incident police are investigating as a murder-suicide. The horrific incident was filmed by witnesses in the city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra in the Bolivian department of Santa Cruz on Tuesday, April 27. The victims were identified as Sarah Arauco and Dagner Rojas. Neighbours said they heard the pair arguing before their death. One video shows Rojas dangle from the window before falling, with a second video showing the incident from a different angle. Rojas' fall was filmed by neighbours just moments after his girlfriend was seen falling from the same spot. Neighbours told local newspaper Milenio they heard the pair arguing before the tragic i...
Woman Dies During 14 day Fasting Session to Save her Troubled Marriage
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Woman Dies During 14 day Fasting Session to Save her Troubled Marriage

A middle-aged woman has died while undergoing a 14-day fasting and prayer session to save her troubled marriage in the Isheri Olofin area of Lagos State. Punch reports that late Owoyele had sought spiritual help regarding her matrimonial challenges at the Christ Apostolic Church, Ori-Oke Gbogunmi, aka Ajanpelenbe Mountain, located on Pipeline Road, Isheri Olofin (pictured above). She was said to have been placed on 14-day fasting and prayer, but on the 10th day, things took a tragic turn as she suddenly collapsed after the morning prayers inside the church. Speaking on the incident, the resident pastor, Alfred Sunday, said after late Owoyele lost consciousness during the spiritual exercise, she was rushed to the Igando General Hospital for treatment where she sadly lost her life....
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...
Lady Shares Chat with her Cousin who Wants to have S3x With her before Helping her
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Lady Shares Chat with her Cousin who Wants to have S3x With her before Helping her

A South African lady took to Twitter to share screenshot of a chat between and her cousin who wants to have sex with her before helping her. @Neilwejoy revealed that her cousin wanted to sleep with her before giving her the remaining part of her rent. The screenshot came with the caption; My own cousin wants me to have s*x with him in return to help me with the remaining amount of rent? Wow Serving an update on the incident, the Twitter user said her cousin's mother called her and told her not to tell her father or anyone else. She added that her aunt said "she will sort it out". She tweeted; my aunt called (his mom) saying i shouldn't tell my dad or anyone else, of which i already did, saying she'll sort it out (meaning she'll sort out her son) i don't know what must happ...
Gunmen Kill two Police Officers in Akwa Ibom
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Gunmen Kill two Police Officers in Akwa Ibom

Two police officers have been killed aftersome unknown gunmen attacked a checkpoint at Urua Inyang in Ika Local government area of Akwa Ibom state on Tuesday night, April 27. According to reports, the gunmen stormed the checkpoint on their motorcycles and opened fire on the officers, prompting some of the policemen to flee. The hoodlums then carted away rifles and burnt down their van. Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the Akwa Ibom Police command, Odiko Macdon, said the Commissioner of Police, Amiengheme Andrew, is already in Ika for an-on-the-spot assessment of the attack. “We are in Ika, trying to gather more facts about the incident”, Macdon said, adding that he would be in a better position to give details after the visit” he said.
Update: Ryan Giggs pleads not guilty in first court appearance after being charged with assault (photos)
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Update: Ryan Giggs pleads not guilty in first court appearance after being charged with assault (photos)

Former Manchester United footballer, Ryan Giggs has pleaded not guilty to all three charges against him during his appearance at the court on Wednesday, April 28. Giggs, 47, denied a charge he was violent and engaged in behaviour towards his ex-girlfriend including isolation, belittling, humiliation, harassment, degradation, and abuse, a court heard. He also entered a not guilty plea of actual bodily harm to PR executive Kate Greville, 36, at his home in Worsley, Greater Manchester on 1 November last year. The Wales manager has also been charged with the common assault of Emma Greville, understood to be Ms. Greville’s younger sister, during the same alleged incident. The charge of controlling and coercive behaviour in an intimate relationship alleges the abuse lasted al...
Unidentified Driver reportedly Found Shot Dead in Vehicle in Owerri
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Unidentified Driver reportedly Found Shot Dead in Vehicle in Owerri

A yet to be identified driver was reportedly found dead with gunshot wounds inside a vehicle in Owerri, the Imo State capital. It was gathered that the 14-seater bus was found along Bank Road on Tuesday morning, April 27. Details on the incident are still sketchy, however, eyewitnesses claimed that a pig was spotted inside the vehicle.
Five officers killed as hoodlums attack another police station in Imo
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Five officers killed as hoodlums attack another police station in Imo

Five police officers have been confirmed dead after hoodlums attacked the Okigwe South Area command on Monday April 26. Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Orlando Ikeokwu, said one of the officers is yet to be accounted for. He added that the command's building wasn't razed. The attack comes days weeks after hoodlums stormed the state headquarters as well as the state's correctional center and released several inmates.
Bandits Kill two More Abducted Greenfield University Students
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Bandits Kill two More Abducted Greenfield University Students

Suspected bandits have killed two more abducted Greenfield University students. The state's Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan disclosed this today April 26. He said the university has been informed of the development. He however did not disclose the identities of the killed students. The incident comes days after three of the students were killed by the bandits. Aruwan's statement reads; “On a sad note, security agencies have just reported to the Kaduna State Government the recovery of two more dead bodies of Greenfield University students, killed by armed bandits today, Monday 26th April 2021. The retrieved corpses have been evacuated to a mortuary, and the university has been notified of the development. The Government of Kaduna State ...
Gunmen kidnap Hotelier and 8 others in Oyo, demand N15m as ransom
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Gunmen kidnap Hotelier and 8 others in Oyo, demand N15m as ransom

Unknown gunmen over the weekend stormed Agbo Hotel at Ajaawa community, Ogo Oluwa Local Government Area of Oyo State, kidnapping the owner of the hotel, Olukunle Oyedokun, his younger wife with the child she is nursing, two daughters, granddaughter, sister-in-law, her son and a guest at the hotel. Daily Independent reports that the wife of the hotelier, Busayo Oyedokun, and the baby she’s nursing; his first child, Omoriyeba, and her six-year-old daughter, Adesewa; his brother’s wife, Julianah Oyedokun, and her 10-year-old son, John; and another child belonging to Oyedokun, Oluwajuwonlo alongside a guest in his hotel were whisked away by the abductors. The gunmen were said to have stormed the hotel at about 10pm, shooting sporadically into the air before abducting their victims. ...

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