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I Didn’t Kill My Wife, I Only Slapped Her – Lekan Shonde Speaks In Court
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I Didn’t Kill My Wife, I Only Slapped Her – Lekan Shonde Speaks In Court

53-year-old dockworker, Lekan Shonde, who is facing trial for allegedly beating his banker wife to death, on Wednesday, told an Ikeja High Court that he didn't kill his spouse.   The couple Lekan Shonde, a depot worker in the Apapa area of Lagos State on Wednesday denied killing his wife, Ronke, saying he only slapped her a day before her corpse was found, PUNCH Metro exclusively reports. Lekan is standing trial for the alleged murder of Ronke before a Lagos State High Court in Ikeja. 51-year-old Lekan had allegedly beat his wife to death at their home in the Egbeda-Idimu area of Lagos State. He was alleged to have locked the door on the corpse and their two children before the incident was discovered by a nanny and later reported to the police. At the Wednesday proc...
Commotion Thunderbolt Strikes Timber Contractor Dead In Ondo
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Commotion Thunderbolt Strikes Timber Contractor Dead In Ondo

A timber contractor has been struck dead by a thunderbolt in an Ondo community, sparking some serious stir in the area. File photo Punch Metro reports that tragedy struck on Wednesday in the agrarian community of Ifira Akoko, in the Akoko South-East Local Government Area of Ondo State, as thunderbolt killed a man identified as Ramoni Aluko. The 43-year-old man, who was said to be a timber contractor, was hit by the thunderbolt while cutting an Iroko tree. According to a source, Aluko and one of his business partners, Gbenga Oniyere, went to a forest in Ifiira Akoko to cut the Iroko tree but the thunderbolt hit and killed him. The source said villagers were giving the incident a spiritual interpretation. He added that shortly after the incident, some Sango (god o...
Three People Feared Dead In Delta As Vehicle Plunges Into Agbarho River
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Three People Feared Dead In Delta As Vehicle Plunges Into Agbarho River

As many as three people have been feared dead as a car plunges deep inside the Agbarho river in Delta state. File photo: Vehicle being pulled out of a river According to a report by Punch Metro, no fewer than three persons have been reportedly drowned as vehicle carrying five passengers plunged into the Agbarho River along the East-West Road in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State. The incident was said to have occurred during a downpour on Tuesday. This is coming barely a month after a similar incident occurred, which claimed the lives of three persons who were returning from Bayelsa State. Two of the five passengers were said to have survived the accident. At the time our correspondent visited the scene of the accident on Wednesday, local and pro...
How Victims Died In Aba Pipeline Explosion Fire – Abia Hospital Share Details
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How Victims Died In Aba Pipeline Explosion Fire – Abia Hospital Share Details

It was a horrific sight to behold as lifeless bodies of residents of communities in Osisioma LGA of Abia State, last weekend, fell victim to a fire incident. Scene of the tragedy The Abia State University Teaching Hospital (ABSUTH), Aba, has said four out of the five victims of the Osisioma pipeline fire died of severe burn injuries and not due to the incompetence of its personnel. The hospital offered the explanation in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) by its assistant director, public relations, Joe Onwuka, in Aba on Tuesday. Mr Onwuka said the hospital never received more than five victims of the fire, noting that allegations that it received and lost all 12 patients were lies from persons desiring to ridicule the credibility of the faci...
AIB Releases Bristow Helicopters , Three Other Final Accident Reports
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AIB Releases Bristow Helicopters , Three Other Final Accident Reports

The Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB, Monday released the final report of the Bristow Helicopters Sikorsky S-76C+ helicopters with registration number 5N-BGD crash which occurred on August 12, 2015 at the Oworonshoki area of Lagos, and three other serious air incident reports, which occurred in the country between July 2004 and August 2015. Engr. Akin Olateru , the Commissioner of AIB while releasing the four reports during a press briefing with aviation journalists at the Corporate Headquarters of AIB in Lagos observed that the purpose of the reports was not to apportion blames, but to avert future occurrence of same incident or accident. The three other reports also released include the accident report on Pan African Airlines Nigeria Ltd Bell 412 EP Helicopter with the registra...
Court Finds Teenager Guilty Of Stabbing Nigerian Boy To Death In The UK
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Court Finds Teenager Guilty Of Stabbing Nigerian Boy To Death In The UK

A teenager has been convicted of murdering an 18-year-old man in Hackney, east London. Jonathan Abora -guilty of murder A teenager has been found guilty of stabbing a Nigerian boy to death in UK after the convict prowled the streets of Hackney in a car before attacking the young man. Jonathan Abora, 18, was found guilty of the murder of Israel Ogunsola, aged 18, of Hackney following a three-week trial at the Old Bailey in London. The court heard how shortly before 20:00hrs on Wednesday, 4 April, officers on patrol in Morning Lane, E9 were alerted to a serious incident close by. Officers arrived in Link Street, junction with Morning Lane, and found Israel suffering stab wounds. They assisted an off-duty paramedic in providing emergency first aid until the London Ambul...
Female Student Involved in Covenant University Scandal, Releases Sultry Photos
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Female Student Involved in Covenant University Scandal, Releases Sultry Photos

Sultry photos have been shared by Effanga Marilyn, the female student who was at the centre of Covenant University scandal which made headlines weeks ago. Sharing her bikini photo on Instagram, the female student wrote; “Embrace your body.” Here are the photos below; Recall that we reported a few weeks ago, that the Covenant University female students who were accused by male student Emmanuel Adooh, of making themselves available for the plan to expel him from the school before his graduation, reacted to the allegation. Effanga Marilyn confirmed that she had sex with Emmanuel Adooh. Also corroborating the story, Omotayo Dada disclosed that after the report went viral, she began receiving threats. This came after Emmanuel Adooh who took the school to court with SAN Falana a...
Gunmen Kill APC Treasurer in Ekiti
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Gunmen Kill APC Treasurer in Ekiti

The Treasurer of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ekiti State chapter, Mr. Moses Adeoye, has been killed by unknown gunmen. Adeoye was murdered Wednesday night when the gunmen reportedly invaded his house in Otun Ekiti in Moba Local Government of the state. The gunmen, according to the APC Publicity Secretary in Ekiti, Hon. Ade Ajayi, trailed the 54-year-old party leader to his home at about 9pm and killed him while having his dinner. Ajayi said the deceased was part of the party’s delegation that escorted Governor Kayode Fayemi on a thank-you tour to Ekiti North and South senatorial districts on Wednesday. He had earlier served as the chairman of the APC in the local government before his recent emergence as the state’s Treasurer of the party. Confirming the incident, t...
Shocking: Young Footballer Collapses And Dies 10 Minutes Into Training Session
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Shocking: Young Footballer Collapses And Dies 10 Minutes Into Training Session

A young footballer has reportedly collapsed and died while taking part in a training session with his teammates. The young man died during training It has been reported that a young footballer has passed away in front of his teammates while participating in a training session. The local footballer who was identified as Hyacinth Siadia from Yaounde, the capital of Cameroon, reportedly collapsed and died on the pitch during training yesterday. Local reports show that Hyacinth's teammates thought he was joking after he collapsed 10 minutes during warm up and continued to lie down. After a while, the officials tried to resuscitate him on the pitch but it was already too late. His corpse has been deposited at a mortuary and his family notified of the sad incident. ...
Who Jose Mourinho Blames For Paul Pogba Rift At Manchester United
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Who Jose Mourinho Blames For Paul Pogba Rift At Manchester United

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho blames Paul Pogba’s entourage for the pair’s broken relationship at Old Trafford. Pogba and Mourinho are not believed to be on speaking terms at the Theatre of Dreams after a disastrous start to the season for the Red Devils. Mourinho dropped Pogba from his starting line-up throughout the second half of last season but he was hopeful of repairing their relationship after the midfielder spearheaded France’s World Cup victory in Russia last summer. However, after making Pogba captain for the start of the season, the 24-year-old has repeatedly undermined Mourinho by criticising his tactics and claiming he will be ‘fined’ if he says what he feels about his position at the club. Mourinho wants Pogba to focus on football (Picture: Getty) Mour...
Mom, 3-Month-old Baby and Others Killed By Fuel Tanker In Ibadan
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Mom, 3-Month-old Baby and Others Killed By Fuel Tanker In Ibadan

An accident which occurred near the Palms mall, at Ring road, Ibadan, Oyo State involving a fully loaded fuel tanker and a motorcycle, reportedly led to the death of a mom, her 3-months-old baby and 4 others. The fuel tanker which had a brake failure rammed into a motorcycle the lady and her 3-months-old baby was on, killing them and two other bike riders instantly. Firefighters reportedly arrived shortly after to forestall an explosion, while the mangled bodies of the deceased have been deposited at the Adeoyo State hospital. A few months ago, it was also reported that a newborn baby and four others, including mother of the child, died in a fatal accident along the NPA Expressway, near the Nigerian Army Barracks in Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State. It was gathe...
Panic As Gunmen Brutally Murder Soldier Before Abducting 21-Year-Old Woman In Jos
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Panic As Gunmen Brutally Murder Soldier Before Abducting 21-Year-Old Woman In Jos

There was serious panic in Jos today as unknown gunmen attacked a community before killing a soldier and abducting a woman. File photo Unidentified gunmen killed one Abdullahi S., a soldier attached to the Operation Safe Haven, a military Tasks force maintaining peace in Plateau. DSP Terna Tyopev, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Plateau Police Command confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Jos. Tyopev said one Hafsat Gambo, a 21-year old girl was also abducted in the course of the incident at Corner Soja community of Jos North Local government area of the state. “Yesterday, at about 9.p.m, one Alhaji Idris Gambo of Corner Soja community of Jos North reported at our Laranto Division that at about 7.p.m, some unknown ...
PDP Chieftain, Diekola, Collapses In Court
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PDP Chieftain, Diekola, Collapses In Court

Court was forced to adjourn after a leading member of the Peoples Democratic Party charged by the police collapsed during arraignment. Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party in Osun State, Mr Fatai Oyedele A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party in Osun State, Mr Fatai Oyedele, popularly known as Diekola has collapsed in court, according to Punch. The incident happened after Diekola, Segun Adekilekun and Sikiru Lawal, who were arrested by the police shortly before the governorship rerun held on September 27 were brought to the court by the police on Wednesday. But after calling the accused persons and they stepped into the dock, Diekola who had a plaster on his hand slumped. The other suspects rushed to save him. Diekola, who looks very sick was given a chair an...
How I Lured Commercial Motorcyclist Into Bush, Killed Him – Young Man Makes Chilling Confession
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How I Lured Commercial Motorcyclist Into Bush, Killed Him – Young Man Makes Chilling Confession

A young man has made a chilling confession about how he lured a commercial motorcyclist into the bush and killed him Ogun. The suspects Tobi Kodaolu, a 25-year-old murder suspect, yesterday narrated how he lured a commercial motorcyclist, Oni Oluwajuwon, into the bush and killed him, Daily Trust reports. Kodaolu was paraded yesterday alongside his sibling, Kehinde Kodaolu, and another suspect, Hammed Babalola, both 18 years, before newsmen at the headquarters of the Ogun police command, Eleweran, Abeokuta. The incident occurred last Wednesday at Iyana Efon via Orile-Ilugun, Odeda Local Government, Ogun State. The suspect, who is a farm labourer, told journalists that he had known Oluwajuwon in the neighbourhood and on the fateful day, he requested for his service, wh...
Shocking: Lawmaker Beats Doctor Into Coma For Opposing Unprofessional Practices At His Hospital
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Shocking: Lawmaker Beats Doctor Into Coma For Opposing Unprofessional Practices At His Hospital

A lawmaker in Anambra state has been accused of beating up a doctor who opposed some unprofessional practices at his hospital. Dr Bulus Peter Umaru after the incident Dr Bulus Peter Umaru, Chairman of the Nasarawa State branch of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), was beaten into coma on Saturday August 5, 2018 in Awka, Anambra State by a member of the state House of Assembly, Honourable Obinna Emeneka. Umaru had travelled to Awka from Nasarawa for a social event over the weekend, when one of his friends on the same trip became ill. As a medical doctor, he decided to rush to a nearby pharmacy to get drugs to administer on his ill friend. Dr Bulus Peter Umaru (second from left) At Righthealth Pharmacy, located around Ngozika Estate Gate, Awka, which bel...
Horror: How Tanker Fire Roasted A Woman And Her 2 Kids Alive On Their Way From Church In Ondo
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Horror: How Tanker Fire Roasted A Woman And Her 2 Kids Alive On Their Way From Church In Ondo

The heartbreaking story has been told of a woman and her two children who were roasted alive on their way from church in Ondo. Scene of the sad incident Tears flowed freely, last Wednesday, as the charred remains of a mother, her two children and two other persons coming from church were packed into nylon bags after the car they were being conveyed in was razed by a fuel tanker fire in Akure, Ondo State capital. It as a pitiable sight as residents of Shagari Village on the outskirts of Akure, where the crash occurred, cried their hearts out. The fire, sparked by the impact of the crash, which occurred at about 7pm at the Shagari Village junction on Akure-Owo expressway, consumed every object along its way. Eight vehicles, including a bus said to be owned by a baker, ...
Horror: Football Player Ends Up Dead After Jumping From 16 Storey Building
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Horror: Football Player Ends Up Dead After Jumping From 16 Storey Building

A football player has reportedly ended up dead after he jumped from the window of a 16-storey building. Marquis Brown According to USA Today, an American college football player has died after jumping from a 16th-story window Thursday night. Marquis Brown, a running back at Football Championship Subdivision school Duquesne, died at a Pittsburgh hospital after plunging from the window at an on-campus building around 10:30 p.m., according to a letter to the campus community from university president Ken Gormley. The Pittsburgh Police Department, which confirmed the details of Brown's death but did not identify him by name, is investigating the incident, according to a news release. Brown jumped from a window at Brottier Hall after campus police arrived on the floor t...
How I Was Rejected By Ritual Killers Because Of Scar On My Head – Kidnapped Man Narrates
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How I Was Rejected By Ritual Killers Because Of Scar On My Head – Kidnapped Man Narrates

A man who was taken captive by ritualists in an attempt to use him for ritual purpose has narrated his near-death encounter. A 25-year-old bricklayer from Ijebu-Igbo who was kidnapped in Ibadan, Oyo state, last month, has revealed how he was freed from the den of the men of the underworld. Speaking with Omo Edema in an interview in Lagos after he was reportedly rejected by the arrowhead of the ritual killers because of a scar on his head, he said: “I am a bricklayer. I went to work at Ojoo in Ibadan last week Monday(10/9/2018). And on Wednesday I was still on the work plastering an ark on the building. Then a man came around and told me he liked the way I was doing the work. He later introduced himself as a civil engineer and requested for my phone number with a promise to...
Man Who Tried To Steal Diamond Ring Lands In Hospital After Swallowing It
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Man Who Tried To Steal Diamond Ring Lands In Hospital After Swallowing It

A man who tried to steal a diamond ring by swallowing it, has ended up landing in hospital after the act. The incident occurred at a jewellery shop in the Marmaris District of Mugla Province in southwestern Turkey (Picture: CEN) An Irish tourist has been rushed to hospital after reportedly trying to rob a £30,000 diamond ring by swallowing it. The incident occurred at a jewellery shop in the Marmaris District of Mugla Province in southwestern Turkey. Local media report the holidaymaker, named as Ian Campbell, 54, had snatched a ring worth £30,756 before trying to get out of the shop with it clenched in his fist. He is said to have popped the ring into his mouth before swallowing it (Picture: CEN) The shop assistant was reportedly suspicious and so locked the f...
Driver Suspended For Allowing Monkey Drive Bus In Front Of Shocked Passengers
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Driver Suspended For Allowing Monkey Drive Bus In Front Of Shocked Passengers

A driver has been taken off duty and a probe has been ordered against him following a video which emerged of him allowing a monkey to drive his bus. Man alowed a monkey to drive his bus A bus driver left his passengers shocked after allowing his monkey take the wheel. The driver sat back as the monkey steered the packed bus in India. Footage shows the monkey sit on top of the steering wheel. Shot on October 1 by a shocked passenger, the driver chuckles as the animal tries to keep its eyes on the road. The human driver helps by working the peddles and gears — while he takes his hands off the wheel at several points. Officials said the monkey was a pet belonging to one of the passengers and was comfortable in human company. It reportedly jumped onto the steering wh...
Armed Robbers Attack Singer, Victor Adere, Abduct His Hype Man In Ogun
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Armed Robbers Attack Singer, Victor Adere, Abduct His Hype Man In Ogun

Nigerian singer, Victor Adere, has been attacked by some armed robbers who abducted his hype man in Ogun state. Victor Adere Victor Adere, a fast rising Nigerian singer, has told the stunning story of how he escaped death after being attacked by armed robbers. The singer shared his traumatic experience with the armed robbers on his Instagram page, revealing that they even abducted his hype man. The attack took place in Ogun State. The scene of the incident Narrating his ordeal, Victor wrote: "I want to use this opportunity to say a very big thank you to God for the gift of life today,   "Yesterday I had a close shave with death.   "I was billed to hold a performance in Benin City, the airlines had to cancel the flight due to bad weather . My team and I d...
Reckless Driver Sentenced To Death For Crushing FRSC Personnel To Death
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Reckless Driver Sentenced To Death For Crushing FRSC Personnel To Death

A reckless driver has landed in serious trouble after crushing a Federal Road Safety Corps officer to death. Suspect A state high court sitting in Birnin Kebbi has sentenced to death one Usman Aliyu, who carelessly knocked down Road Marshal Assistant (RMA III) Muhammad Babangida, a personnel of the Federal Road Safety Corps to death. A statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) by the Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, on Friday in Abuja, noted that Babangida was serving in Kebbi Sector Command. He said the incident occurred along Ahmadu Bello way in the state Capital, Birnin Kebbi on April 3, 2017, while the officer was reportedly performing his statutory responsibilities. Kazeem said that Aliyu, who was given a death sentence on Wednesday,...
50-year-old Man Rapes Toddler To Death In Katsina
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50-year-old Man Rapes Toddler To Death In Katsina

  A 50-year-old man has been accused of raping his neighbour’s three-year-old daughter to death in Funtua, Katsina State. Abdullahi Sani, who appeared before a Katsina State Senior Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, has been slammed with charges of rape and culpable homicide contrary to sections 283 and 221 of the Penal Code. Sani allegedly lured the victim into an uncompleted building where he allegedly raped her. To keep her from alerting neighbours, he allegedly covered the victim’s mouth with his hand during the act, thereby suffocating her, police told the court. The accused and the victim’s father, Ibrahim Abdullahi, reside in Jabiri Quarters, Funtua. The victims’ father reported the incident at the Funtua Central Police Station. The police prosecutor, Inspector ...
Cristiano Ronaldo R*pe Allegation: Nike Expresses Deep Concern
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Cristiano Ronaldo R*pe Allegation: Nike Expresses Deep Concern

Nike has reportedly expressed deep concern about the r*pe allegations leveled against world famous footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo. Cristiano Ronaldo has a lucrative contract with Nike Nike has said it is "deeply concerned" by r*pe allegations against footballer Cristiano Ronaldo. The US sportswear giant - which has a contract worth a reported $1bn (£768m) with Ronaldo - said it would "continue to closely monitor the situation", the Associated Press reports. EA Sports, which also has a contract with Ronaldo, made similar comments. Ronaldo, 33, earlier "firmly" denied assaulting Kathryn Mayorga at a Las Vegas hotel in 2009. Ms Mayorga, a 34-year-old US former teacher, was inspired to speak out by the #MeToo movement, her lawyer said. "The MeToo movement and the ...
Shop Assistant Slaps Customer After He Thrust His Groin Against Her But As She Reached Up To Get Him Some Sweets Off A Shelf
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Shop Assistant Slaps Customer After He Thrust His Groin Against Her But As She Reached Up To Get Him Some Sweets Off A Shelf

A sexually abusive customer got what he asked for when he thrust his groin into the butt of a shop assistant and she turned around and slapped him hard across the face. Footage shows the 28-year-old woman reaching up to get some sweets off a shelf for the customer in the Argentinian city of Lomas del Mirador. As she did, he inched closer and leaned into her, pushing his groin against her lower back. She then spins around and slaps him hard across the face. After the slap, the man can be seen walking nonchalantly out of the shop. Police say the customer is 47-year-old painter Walter Omar Giordano. The sales assistant shared CCTV of the encounter online and when Giordano returned to the shop a few days after he was reportedly attacked by locals. He was then arrested by police...
Herdsmen Storm Another Plateau Village, Murder 19 People In Their Sleep
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Herdsmen Storm Another Plateau Village, Murder 19 People In Their Sleep

As many as nineteen people have been reportedly killed in a community in Plateau state while they were asleep. Residents of Ariri Village gather at the scene of the attack on Thursday morning. No less than nineteen people have been feared killed in Ariri Village, Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State by suspected herdsmen. According to ChannelsTV, the herdsmen were said to have attacked the village on Wednesday night and shot the victims while they were asleep. According to residents, security operatives are yet to arrive at the scene of the incident and the corpses of the victims are still scattered across the compounds where the attacks occurred. Details later…
Kim Kardashian’s Bodyguard Sued for Negligence During Paris Robbery
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Kim Kardashian’s Bodyguard Sued for Negligence During Paris Robbery

Kim Kardashian’s bodyguard at the time she was being robbed in Paris in 2016, has been slammed with a $6million lawsuit by her insurance company for not doing his job properly. Recall that the reality star lost an estimated $11 million in jewels when she was robbed at gunpoint during Paris Fashion Week in 2016. Kim Kardashian recouped some of the loss through her insurance company, AIG. And now,  TMZ is reporting that the company has now filed a lawsuit seeking $6.1 million — the amount it paid Kardashian for her jewelry, including the 20-carat, Lorraine Schwartz-designed engagement ring given to her by Kanye West. The company said in their court document that during the incident Pascal Duvier was at a club with Kourtney Kardashian and Kendall Jenner and had left Kim without secur...
Abuja Residents Panic As Hills Emit Mysterious Smoke
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Abuja Residents Panic As Hills Emit Mysterious Smoke

Residents in a community in Abuja have begun to panic after hills in the area began to emit smoke. File photo used only for illustrative purpose It has been reported that the many residents of Mpape area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja have cried out over a ‘volcanic eruption-like incident’ with some inflammable substances emitting smoke from the cliff of the hills in the area. According to Daily Trust, a Federal Government delegation comprising the Minister of Solid Mineral Abubakar Bawa Bwari and his FCT counterpart Muhammad Musa Bello and the Director General of the Nigeria Geological Survey Agency (NGSA) Alex Ndubuisi Nwegbu visited the area yesterday. The residents had sent a distress call after the presence of ‘inflammable substances’ in the area, b...
Man Narrates Heart-stopping Rescue Attempt To Save A Family Following An Accident Along Ore
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Man Narrates Heart-stopping Rescue Attempt To Save A Family Following An Accident Along Ore

A young man has narrated how Nigerians rallied round to save a family of four after their car veered off the road and was left hanging on the edge of a valley along Ore road. He said the incident happened in August but he's just writing about it. His thread narrating the accident and the rescue attempt by Nigerians will restore your faith in humanity.   Read the story below.  
18 Communities Raise Alarm Over Shell’s Spills – Investigation
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18 Communities Raise Alarm Over Shell’s Spills – Investigation

THERE are indications that about 18 communities may have to suffer owing to recent spills emanated from the Aghoro and Odimodi communities in Bayelsa and Delta State respectively. Ogoni land, polluted with oil spills Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited, SPDC, had couple of days ago stated that it will immediately begin remediation of areas by oil spills in Aghoro and Odimodi, communities in Bayelsa and Delta respectively. According to the company, 95 percent of the spilt oil was recovered, saying, “As soon as clean-up and site assessment are completed, we are committed to starting the immediate remediation of the impacted areas in Aghoro and Odimodi” However, investigation showed that as a result of the spill over 18 neighbourhood communities – Biniboyo, Isiayegb...
Students Nearly Lynch Auchi Polytechnic Lecturer After He Injured Their Female Classmates
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Students Nearly Lynch Auchi Polytechnic Lecturer After He Injured Their Female Classmates

A lecturer in a Nigerian Polytechnic will be thanking his stars after escaping physical assaulted by furious students of the institution. Injured student of the institution An Auchi Polytechnic lecturer has escaped lynching after he allegedly assaulted a student of the department of Science Laboratory and Technology [SLT] and caused her an injury that required medical treatment. According to reports, the incident happened on Saturday, 29th September, 2018. The Ecology lecturer was said to have accompanied his colleague to assist in a practical course before the incident. According to a student who witnessed the incident, the lecturer came furiously to the class and gave an order for the students that were not seated to wait outside during the practical. As the e...
Driver Dies On The Spot As Truck Conveying Tomatoes Falls On Bus In Lagos (Photos)
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Driver Dies On The Spot As Truck Conveying Tomatoes Falls On Bus In Lagos (Photos)

A bus driver has reportedly ended up dead on the spot as a truck inventorying tomatoes collapses on his vehicle. The scene of the accident It has been reported that a truck transporting tinned tomatoes has fallen in a Lagos community, crushing a bus driver to death. Local reports show that the truck fell while trying to dodge at pothole at LUTH junction, Mushin, Lagos. The fatal accident happened in the early hours of Sunday, September 30, 2018. The truck driver, fearing mob action, fled following the incident. Eyewitnesses took to social media to break the news. See more photos below:
TBoss And I Still Talk About My BBNaija Disqualification – Kemen
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TBoss And I Still Talk About My BBNaija Disqualification – Kemen

It looks like the Kemen’s disqualification from BBNaija 2017 reality TV show is still a wound that has not fully healed as he has just revealed that he still talks about it with his victim, Tboss. Kemen was disqualified from the Big Brother Naija reality show in 2017, after he was found guilty of touching Tboss inappropriately without her consent. TBoss and I still talk about my disqualification from BBNaija – Kemen In a recent encounter with Sunday Scoop, Kemen admitted that it was not easy for him to move on from the BBN drama but things are now working in his favour. He said: “It is only right for me to attribute the turnaround to God. We have two kinds of people in the world – those who have things come easily to them and those who fight for everything they have. I am the type...
Police Arrest Bandit, Recover Pistol, Other Valuables In Enugu
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Police Arrest Bandit, Recover Pistol, Other Valuables In Enugu

The Enugu State Police Command, said it had arrested a 28-year-old armed robber, who allegedly specialised in housebreaking and robbing victims of their valuables in Emene area of Enugu. Ebere Amaraizu, Enugu Police Spokesman The command’s spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu, who made this disclosure on Saturday in Enugu, said that the suspect, who was armed with a locally-made pistol, was arrested in the early hours of Sept. 27. Amaraizu said in a statement that the arrest was made by the operatives of the Emene Police Division, Emene. According to him, the suspect, who is an ex-convict, hails from Ebonyi, but resides at Akpoga Nike in Enugu East Local Government Area. He said that the suspect had allegedly robbed some residents on Echezona Close, off Rehab Road, Emene at about 3...
Gunmen Attack Jos Metropolis, Wife Out Family Of 9
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Gunmen Attack Jos Metropolis, Wife Out Family Of 9

Unidentified gunmen have allegedly killed family of nine in Rukuba road community of Jos North Local Government Area, a development that sparked up tension in the community and other parts of Jos metropolis. A resident of the area, who prefers anonymity, told  newsmen that the gunmen attacked the community on Thursday night. “Last night, some gunmen invaded this area shooting sporadically and in the cause wiped out nine members of a family. “I cannot tentatively say what caused the ugly incident but I heard some gunshots and some persons were also injured,” he said. DSP Terna Tyopev, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Plateau Police Command confirmed the incident to newsmen. The PPRO, who could not confirm the accurate number of deaths, said that lives were lo...
How My Sister Was Stripped And Killed After Dumping Her Boyfriend – South African Woman Reveals
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How My Sister Was Stripped And Killed After Dumping Her Boyfriend – South African Woman Reveals

The death of a woman has left her family in pains after she was stripped and murdered for dumping her boyfriend. According to the family of the deceased, the physical abuse on her went on for many years until early this year, when the 45-year-old decided that she was tired of the abuse and dumped him. She ended up paying with her life for the decision she made. Her family told Daily Sun that Dipuo Makwakwa’s boyfriend would beat her up, strip off her clothes and make her walk home naked. That seemed to have happened too when her naked body was found in a field last Monday in South Africa. She had been stripped naked, beaten, stabbed and had acid poured on her. Dipuo’s sister, Dineo (38), from Mohlakeng on the West Rand said her sister didn’t deserve to die like this. She said af...
Popular Boxer Victor Ortiz Arrested For Rape
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Popular Boxer Victor Ortiz Arrested For Rape

Popular American boxing champion, Victor Ortiz has been arrested for rape in Oxnard. The ex-boxing champ Victor Ortiz – has been charged with 3 counts of felony sexual assault, including rape, officials say. The 31-year-old former holder of the WBC welterweight title in 2011, who also had roles in ‘Expendables 3’ and “Southpaw” surrendered to authorities in Oxnard, CA on Tuesday. According to court records, the alleged incident took place inside of a home in Oxnard on March 19. The female accuser contacted police that same day and filed a report accusing Ortiz of sexual assault. The Ventura County District Attorney’s Office has charged the boxer with 3 felony counts — forcible rape, forcible oral copulation and forcible digital penetration. He was booked, posed for a mug s...
Osun Poll: Gov. Ortom Commends PDP, Voters
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Osun Poll: Gov. Ortom Commends PDP, Voters

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has commended the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun for taking the lead in the inconclusive Sept. 22 governorship election in the state. Ortom gave the commendation in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase and made available to newsmen on Sunday in Abuja. The PDP candidate Sen. Ademola Adeleke, took the lead in the election declared inconclusive by the INEC with 254,698 votes, closely followed by APC’s candidate, Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola who polled 254, 345 votes. Ortom said that the conduct of the Osun election reflected the resolve of many Nigerians to give their mandate to the PDP in the 2019 general elections. The governor also commended the people of Osun for the peaceful manner they conducted themselves during the poll. ...
6 Feared Dead In Maiduguri Boat Mishap
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6 Feared Dead In Maiduguri Boat Mishap

Local divers have recovered six bodies out of nine people involved in a boat accident at Zabarmari area in Jere Local Government Area of Borno. Newsmen report that the incident occurred on Friday during a boat journey from Zabarmari to Dusuman settlement. Bulama Maidamma, the ward Head of Zabarmari, who comfirmed the incident, told newsmen that two females and four males died while three among the passengers were rescued. Maidamma said “the two females boarded the boat from Budum area, some of them were heading to Dusuman for the Jummat prayers while others went to attend funeral of a relative.” He attributed the incident to the heavy wind with sandstorm which lasted for about 30 minutes on Friday. “The boat capsized at the deeper point of the river. Most of them drowned because ...
Ras Kimono’s Wife, Efe is dead
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Ras Kimono’s Wife, Efe is dead

Reggae legend Ras kimono’s wife, Efe Okedi is dead, 3 months after her husband passed away. Three months after the death of reggae veteran, Ras Kimono, his wife, Efemena Okedi, has passed away on Sunday, September 23, 2018. According to reports, Okedi, died in the early hours of today at her Magodo Isheri home in Lagos. The cause of her death is still unknown. Confirming the death of Efe to Pulse Nigeria, the Project Manager of Premiere Music, Michael Odiong, said the sad incident occurred in the early hours of Sunday, September 23. “Yes, Efe Kimono is dead. She was confirmed dead today, early this morning. I can’t give out any other detail aside this for now.” Odiong told Pulse. Reggae icon, Ras Kimono was report to have passed away on the 10th of June. Kimono before h...
5 Die In Stampede After Angolan Soccer Match
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5 Die In Stampede After Angolan Soccer Match

Five people were killed and seven injured in a stampede after an African Champions League soccer match in the Angolan capital Luanda, the sports ministry said on Monday. Witnesses told the media that the people were crushed to death when they flooded out of the stadium after the game between Angola’s Primeiro de Agosto and TP Mazembe from the Democratic Republic of Congo. Angola’s sports ministry said in a statement late on Sunday that it regretted the deaths and that the seven injured people had already been discharged from hospital. The stampede took place on Saturday. Witnesses said the stampede happened after fans found the gates to the Estádio 11 de Novembro stadium shut after the match. When police opened the gates, fans rushed out and some were trampled under police horses. ...
2 Killed In Delta Auto Crash
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2 Killed In Delta Auto Crash

AT least two persons have been killed and several others severely injured in a ghastly lone vehicular accident at the Umuachi -Ogo, Ndokwa East Local Government Area, Delta State axis of the Ughelli-Asaba expressway. The vehicle, an 18 seater bus was headed from Asaba to Warri at about 6:pm on Thursday when it somersaulted after one of its front tires got burst. An eyewitness, Mr. Matthew Ujene, who spoke to journalists on the development said the vehicle was driving on a high speed when the incident occurred, saying one of the male and a female passenger died on the spot. Saying that one of the driver’s leg was cut off, Ujene said other passengers in the vehicle were wounded and rushed to one of the hospitals in Kwale by police officers attached to the Ashaka divisional headquar...
Predators Watson Hit With 27-game Suspension
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Predators Watson Hit With 27-game Suspension

Nashville Predators player Austin Watson has been hit with a 27-game suspension in connection with a misdemeanor domestic-assault case last June in a gas station parking lot. Austin Watson The NHL’s disciplinary officials levelled the suspension on Wednesday against the 26-year-old American who had already pleaded no contest to a domestic assault charge involving his girlfriend. READ ALSO: Give Rashford time to shine, insists Southgate “I have determined that Nashville player Austin Watson engaged in a physical confrontation with his domestic partner,” NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said in a news release. “Today’s ruling, while tailored to the specific facts of this case and the individuals involved, is necessary and consistent with the NHL’s strongly held view that it c...
Police Officer Dies After 2-Day Drinking Spree
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Police Officer Dies After 2-Day Drinking Spree

A Kenyan police officer has died after a two day drinking spree in mysterious and controversial way. Police in Malindi have launched investigations over the death of one of their oofficers who died under unclear circumstances after a drinking spree in the community. According to one of the officers attached at Malindi police station, who sought anonymity, said the deceased who served in Lamu County passed on after drinking alcohol for 2 consecutive days. Malindi OCPD Matwa Muchangi confirmed the incident saying he was shocked at how the officer managed to drink too much alcohol without eating any food. He also noted the officer was on his way to Nairobi from Lamu but decided to make a stopover in Malindi. That was when he drunk excessively and was later found laying lifeless. ...
Two Nigerian Housemaids killed by their Bosses in Saudi Arabia
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Two Nigerian Housemaids killed by their Bosses in Saudi Arabia

Two Nigerian women have reportedly been killed by their employers in Saudi Arabia. The women were trafficked to Saudi Arabia to work as maids in different households. They were both killed within a space of two weeks after being physically assaulted by their respective bosses. According to Satellite Times, the first Nigerian girl to be murdered was by name Omotayo who until her death in June 2018 worked as a migrant domestic worker in Riyadh. Before her death in June 2018, Omotayo sent photos of her battered self to a group she belonged to called Strong Nigerian Ladies – a solidarity group created by Nigerian migrant domestic workers in Saudi Arabia. She narrated to them the latest incident of battery in the hands of the Saudi family she worked for.  She opened up to the group ...
Southampton Boss Hughes Accepts Hojbjerg Dismissal
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Southampton Boss Hughes Accepts Hojbjerg Dismissal

Southampton boss Mark Hughes had little complaints over the dismissal of Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg in defeat to Leicester City. Hojbjerg was sent off for a second yellow card, with referee Jonathan Moss adjudging the Saints midfielder to have dived. "The first yellow card was harsh, it was just a coming together, it wasn't even a foul," Hughes said of the Hojbjerg incident. "However, if you are in that situation, Pierre knows he has to be careful. "He did get a clip just prior to going down. That affected his momentum and at one point. I think he thought he could get a shot off, and when he thought he couldn't, he then did go down a little bit easier. Mr Moss was on the spot to send him off very quickly. "It did change the game. I thought we were excellent from start-up until the s...
IPOB: Police Silent About Women Protesters Arrested In Imo State
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IPOB: Police Silent About Women Protesters Arrested In Imo State

Scores Of Women Remain Detained By Imo Police. The police in Imo State have refused to make comments on the women detained recently following their protest of the “disappearance” of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). It was gathered that the women were picked close to Warehouse junction in the state capital, on Friday after attempts by the policemen to disperse them with teargas were unsuccessful. When contacted, Andrew Enwerem, spokesman of the Imo state police command, declined to state the offence of the protesters. Asked why the police picked them up, he replied : “Go to Owerri prison, you are a reporter. Go to the prison and find out.” TheCable, however, told him attempts have been made to have access to the prison authorities but the reporter ...
Man Falls Into Pit While Playing Game On His Phone Then Continues The Game Inside The Pit
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Man Falls Into Pit While Playing Game On His Phone Then Continues The Game Inside The Pit

A Chinese man was so obsessed with his phone that he fell into a pit and injured himself while using it, but even at that, he still refused to put it down and continued playing on the phone as he waited for help. Rescuers who arrived at the scene to help the man out of the 13ft deep hole were stunned to find the man still playing on his phone even though he was in extreme pain after suffering a fractured kneecap. The incident took place in Karamay in western China's Xinjiang Province. The man, said to be a construction worker, fell to the bottom of the manhole after failing to notice that it wasn't covered. He was looking at his phone at the time, reported Kan Kan News.   The report said when firefighters arrived, they saw that the man was still playing games on his ha...
Gunmen Kill Clergyman, Abductor Wife In Kaduna
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Gunmen Kill Clergyman, Abductor Wife In Kaduna

A Baptist Church pastor, Hosea Akuchi in Guguwa, Nasira, Igabi local government area of Kaduna state, was on Sunday killed while attempting to resist kidnappers. His wife, Talatu, was then abducted by the suspected bandits, after killing the clergyman. Witness said the bandits stormed the community around 1am and forced their way into the apartment of the clergyman after shooting sporadically in the air. “The gunmen came at about 1am; I don’t know how many of them but they were shooting sporadically. We thought they were armed robbers, everybody was scared,” he said. “They wanted to kidnap the pastor, but he was resisting them by struggling with them and they shot him. After killing him, they went away with his wife. ”Yakubu Sabo, spokesman of the Kaduna state police command...
Mob Stones Policemen for Rescuing Suspected Ritualist in Ondo
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Mob Stones Policemen for Rescuing Suspected Ritualist in Ondo

IRATE youths and resident of Shasa community in Akure metropolis, Ondo State, yesterday, stoned Police detectives for trying to rescue a suspected ritual killer from being set ablaze. Policemen on training The suspect, whose identity was unknown at press time, was mobbed by residents of the community on the Akure-Abuja Expressway, near Shasa Market, for carrying a big bag allegedly containing human parts. He was said to be loitering around the area, when some youths accosted him, asking him questions he could not give convincing responses to. However, when searched, incriminating items suspected to be human parts and charms were allegedly found inside the bag. One of the eyewitnesses told newsmen: “When the people around found some items covered with blood in the bag, they start...

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