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Revenue collector strangles his relative to avoid paying the N100,000 he borrowed from him
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Revenue collector strangles his relative to avoid paying the N100,000 he borrowed from him

A community revenue collector, Ifeanyi Ezinwa Paul, 29, (pictured right), has told the police that he killed his 19-year-old kinsman, Victor Ebuka, pictured left, in order to avoid paying the N100, 000 loan he collected from the boy some time ago. Recounting how he met how he killed Ebuka, Paul who is married with three children, said sometime in December 2020, he met Ebuka to borrow him the money with a promise to pay back on January 10, 2021. However, his inability to pay the loan made him conceive the idea of killing Ebuka “I am married with three children. I dropped out of secondary school at SS2, months after my father died. I learnt how to drive and started driving commercial buses. It was not easy for me. Two years ago, my kinsmen invited me to come and work for the commu...
Traffic Robbers Apprehended in Lagos
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Traffic Robbers Apprehended in Lagos

The police in a Lagos state have apprehended several traffic robbers terrorizing commuters and disposing them of their personal belongings. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, police operatives attached to Ojo Division of the command on April 6, arrested three suspected traffic robbers namely Bashiru Ammo,  m, 19, Ibrahim Mohammed, m, 23, Arinze Victor, m, 19, all of Alaba Rago Market, Ojo-Lagos for attacking innocent commuters in Ojo area. Adejobi said as a follow-up to the police investigation, other suspected receivers of the items from the traffic robbers were arrested on 7th April, 2021. He gave their names as Bello Jafaru, m, 20, Nuru Abdullahi,m, 23, Nafiu Saray, m, 21 and Bashiru Mohammed, m, 19, all...
Tuface Idibia and Pero Adeniyi Celebrate their Son as he Turns 9
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Tuface Idibia and Pero Adeniyi Celebrate their Son as he Turns 9

Tuface Idibia and Pero Adeniyi's youngest son is 9 today and the proud parents took to their respective Instagram accounts to celebrate him. Tuface shared a photo of his son, who is his namesake, Innocent Idibia Jr., as he blessed him. Innocent Jr.'s mother, Pero commented on Tuface's post, writing, "Amen Amen!!" alongside love emojis. Pero also shared photos and a video of her son and prayed for him too.
Woman who killed co-wife in Niger state suspected to have burnt her two stepdaughters to death in 2018
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Woman who killed co-wife in Niger state suspected to have burnt her two stepdaughters to death in 2018

The 24-year-old woman, Aminu Aliyu, who allegedly killed her husband's new wife is suspected to be the one that burnt her two stepdaughters to death in 2018. LIB reported that the newlywed, Fatima Aliyu was allegedly beaten to death with a pestle and her body set on fire by Amina in Minna, Niger state on Tuesday March 23, seven weeks after her wedding. Amina and her three alleged accomplices have since been arrested. Aliyu Abdullahi Dayi, the husband, who spoke to our Daily Trust, said the manner in which Amina killed his new wife suggested that she is responsible for the death of his two daughters who died in a mysterious fire incident in 2018. While narrating what had happened, Dabi said he was not around when the incident happened but someone called him around 3pm on Tuesda...
‘God’s Anger is Coming Upon you, Repent now’ – Nigerian Prophetess Warns Apostle Suleman
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‘God’s Anger is Coming Upon you, Repent now’ – Nigerian Prophetess Warns Apostle Suleman

  Prophetess Susan Ikeokwu of Justice and Mercy Ministries based in Germany, has warned Apostle Johnson Suleiman, the General Overseer, Omega Fire Ministries International, Auchi, Edo State, to repent from his evil deeds as God’s anger would soon fall upon him. The woman said that God told her to warn Suleman regarding his evil deeds and the threats to a minister of God, who attempted to correct him. She said God told her that it was wrong for Suleman to threaten to destroy the man’s ministry over an effort to correct him in love. Her prophecy, which was released on Monday with the topic: ‘Apostle Johnson Suleman’, said that God told her to tell Suleiman that, “You are boasting about your ability to deceive everyone all the time. “You are bragging about your ability...
Adamawa Police Arrest Woman and two Members of her Syndicate for Sending Threat Messages to People to pay Ransom or be Kidnapped
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Adamawa Police Arrest Woman and two Members of her Syndicate for Sending Threat Messages to People to pay Ransom or be Kidnapped

The Adamawa State Police Command has arrested three members of a text-message kidnap syndicate including a woman, for extortion and threat to life. Spokesperson of the command, DSP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje, who disclosed this in a statement on Saturday, March 27, said that the suspects specialise in threatening and extorting innocent citizens. He gave their names as Zainab Ahondu 50, from Jalingo,Taraba State, Suleiman Adamu,34, a resident of No .18 Alkali Street, Demsawo, Yola North, and Abdullahi Ayuba, 36 a resident of Ghana Crescent,Bekaji, Yola North. Nguroje said the suspects were apprehended at their various hideouts at Viniklang and Doubeli in Girei and Yola North local government Areas on Saturday, March 27, following report received and intense search by the Police De...
4 Suspected Traffic Robbers Arrested During an Attempt to rob RRS Detectives on surveillance Duty
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4 Suspected Traffic Robbers Arrested During an Attempt to rob RRS Detectives on surveillance Duty

Four suspected traffic robbers alleged to have attempted to rob some operatives of the Rapid Response Team (RRS) have been arrested by the police in Lagos. The suspects identified as Adewale Ismaila, 30; Chinadu Okafor 26; Tote Victor 19 and Abdulahi Olalere a.k.a ‘Orobo’ 20, were arrested around Abiola Garden, Ojota, by an undercover police team they wanted to rob on Thursday, March 25. A statement by Muyiwa Adejobi, spokesperson of the police command, says the surveillance policemen were deployed in different parts of the state following complaints by motorists about incessant traffic robbery attacks. “The surveillance team was on a decoy at about 6:30am beside ‘Abiola Garden’ when the suspected criminals came out with dangerous weapons in an attempt to rob the policemen, dema...
Amotekun Seizes 100 Cows in Ondo
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Amotekun Seizes 100 Cows in Ondo

The Ondo State Security Network Agency otherwise known as Amotekun Corps, have seized one hundred cows after its owners flouted the open grazing law of the State. Commander of the Amotekun Corps in Ondo State, Adetunji Adeleye said the cows were seized after Amotekun operatives responded to a distress call of cows blocking the Ilesa-Akure expressway. Adeleye said the herdsmen took to their heels upon sighting the operatives of the Amotekun Corps, abandoning their cows. He added that it took his men about 30 kilometres walk to control the cows to the corps’ headquarters in Akure, the State capital. He said; “Our men controlled the cows to the headquarters of our office which was about 30 kilometers from the point they were intercepted. “We should take note that our men ar...
Two Nigerians Jailed in the UK for fraudulently claiming £500k loan meant for businesses affected by Covid-19
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Two Nigerians Jailed in the UK for fraudulently claiming £500k loan meant for businesses affected by Covid-19

Two Nigerians who exploited the UK Government's Coronavirus Bounce Back loan scheme by using the identities of eight innocent people to fraudulently obtain £489,000 have been jailed. Timilehin Yvette Olasemo, 39, of Bedale Road, Romford, appeared at Southwark Crown Court on Wednesday, March 17, and was sentenced to three years and two months’ imprisonment for conspiracy to commit fraud by false representation. Olasemo pleaded guilty to the offence on 12 November 2020 at Southwark Crown Court. Co-defendant, Olufumi David Akinneye, 33, of Cowthorpe Road, Lambeth, was sentenced to a total of five years and six months’ imprisonment for conspiracy to money launder and conspiracy to commit fraud after pleading guilty to those offences on 12 November 2020 at Southwark Crown Court. ...
CCTV Shows Kashy Godson Fell To His Death, Proves Barry Jhay Is Innocent
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CCTV Shows Kashy Godson Fell To His Death, Proves Barry Jhay Is Innocent

Barry Jhay has been declared innocent in the death of his record label boss Kashy Godson by the Ghanaian Police after CCTV footage of the apartment emerged. According to the timestamp on the CCTV, the singer was not at the apartment when the sad incident happened. Kashy fell to his death some minutes after the singer left the apartment Taking to his Instagram page, Barry Jhay released a statement Good day everyone, These past few days have been drastically life changing for me with resounding frame of reflections. What was meant to be a vacation with my friend/brother turned into a tragic nightmare I almost didn’t wake up from. What I went through I wouldn’t wish on my worst enemy but I still thank God for his grace upon my life and for also reminding me that there is a thin...
Actress Uche Nnnanna-Maduka Calls out Women who are in the Habit of Maltreating their Housemaids
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Actress Uche Nnnanna-Maduka Calls out Women who are in the Habit of Maltreating their Housemaids

To celebrate the 2021 International Women's Day today March 8, actress Uche Nnanna-Maduka took to Instagram to call out Nigerian women guilty of maltreating their housemaids. In a video shared on her IG page, the mum of two condemned the women and urged them to change their ways or else the punishment they will suffer will visit their third generation. ''You went down to your village or wherever to pick up an innocent child, to come be your househelp. One year, two years, three years that child child is in your house doing all the house chores and taking care of your children and yet, you have refused to place her on salary. You have refused to send her to school. Not even to send her to learn a trade, a handwork and yet you pray morning and night for your own children to be useful w...
David Adefeso’s restraining order against his ex Tamar Braxton is dissolved after they failed to appear in court
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David Adefeso’s restraining order against his ex Tamar Braxton is dissolved after they failed to appear in court

A restraining order against Tamar Braxton which was filed by her ex-Nigerian boyfriend, David Adefeso, in a Los Angeles court, has been dismissed. According to TMZ, the 43-year-old reality star and her ex failed to attend the Tuesday hearing, leading the court to dissolve the legal arrangement. In September 2020, Adefeso filed  for a restraining order against Tamar, who is the younger sister of R&B staple Toni Braxton amid claims that she had made death threats against him, and had assaulted him while he was driving. Appearing on The Tamron Hall Show last October,Tamrar denied her ex's claims. 'I am a survivor a domestic violence relationship,' she told Hall. 'And not at any point [were] David and I in an abusive relationship.' She also claimed that they had audio re...
Gender-reveal Party Device Explodes in New York, Kills Father-to-be
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Gender-reveal Party Device Explodes in New York, Kills Father-to-be

A father-to-be was killed after a device he was building for his baby's gender reveal party accidentally exploded. 28-year-old Christopher Pekny died in the blast on Sunday, February 21, which occurred in the town of Liberty, around 100 miles northwest of New York City. His brother, Michael Pekny, 27, was also injured in the tragic incident, officials said. He was treated for his injuries at an area hospital. "It wasn't meant to harm anyone," Mr. Nevel said. "It was just an innocent prop for a gender reveal that went horribly wrong." “It has been two nights in a row of not being able to sleep, waiting, hoping to hear that this is all some crazy misunderstanding,” Peter Pekny, the deceased’s oldest brother, told reporters. “But we all know that’s not the reality here.” He...
Four Teenagers Arrested for Allegedly Gangraping a 15-year-old Girl in Ejigbo
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Four Teenagers Arrested for Allegedly Gangraping a 15-year-old Girl in Ejigbo

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command attached to Ejigbo Division have arrested 4 teenagers for allegedly gangraping a 15-year-old girl in Ejigbo on February 16. The mother of the victim, Tawa Abbey, of No 200, Mafo Bus Stop, Idimu Road, Ejigbo, reported the incident to the police that her daughter (name withheld) went to buy food at Lafenwa Street,Ejigbo when a group of boys attacked her with dangerous weapon, threatened to kill her and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her in a room at No 33,Alhaji Obe Street Ejigbo. Upon the report, the Divisional Police Officer, Ejigbo Division, mobilized his men to the scene where the four boys were arrested. The suspects were identified as Jimoh Kamoru, 16, Lukman Basita, 16, Aleshinloye Sunday, 16 and Ifeoluwa Alabi, 16. Some items...
The Military Don’t Want Terrorism to End Because they’re Benefitting From it -Sheik Gumi
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The Military Don’t Want Terrorism to End Because they’re Benefitting From it -Sheik Gumi

Prominent Islamic scholar, Sheik Ahmad Gumi has alleged that the military does not want terrorism to end in the country because they are benefitting from it. Gumi who made the allegation in an interview on Arise TV, also alleged that some top military officials want insecurity to continue because of the huge funds allocated for tackling it. Also speaking on his recent trips to the forest to engage bandits on the need to embrace peace, the Islamic scholar said; “The military is not encouraging matters at all because they are the beneficiaries of this insecurity. “The bandits are ready to drop their arms and return back to the fold if the federal government will accede to their simple demands such as building schools, hospitals and providing water. “They (the bandits) are co...
I love Landcruiser Prado, I bought it with my money. Leave an innocent man alone – Destiny Etiko
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I love Landcruiser Prado, I bought it with my money. Leave an innocent man alone – Destiny Etiko

Actress Destiny Etiko is insisting she bought her Prado SUV with her hard-earned money. During a live video session on Instagram on Monday evening, February 8, the actress said; ''It's a car I bought. I did not kill somebody. I bought what I love. I love landcruiser Prado. I bought it with my money. Yes! I work hard. I earn money. Google Destiny Etiko, ask of Destiny Etiko. I work o hard. There is never a day I do not work. I work and I earn good money. So I love a car, I bought it. It' nobody's business. You people should leave an innocent man alone. Someone I have never met. Looking for whose name to spoil. Do you think it's my name you'll spoil? You people are promoting my name, you people don't know. You people are saying nonsense.'' She is reacting to allegations that t...
I’m not a politician, so I have no word for the opposition – Buratai reacts to PDP kicking against his nomination as an Ambassador
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I’m not a politician, so I have no word for the opposition – Buratai reacts to PDP kicking against his nomination as an Ambassador

Immediate past Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai (Rtd) has reacted to the People's Democratic Party (PDP) kicking against his nomination as a non-career ambassador. Recall that the PDP had described the nomination as a plot to shield the ex-Service Chiefs from investigation over the “killing of innocent Nigerians and crimes against humanity” under their leadership. Addressing journalists after a special gala night organised for him by members of the 29th Regular Course Association of the Nigerian Defense Academy in Abuja on Saturday February 6, Buratai said he would not respond to PDP’s statement because he is not a politician. He said;   “It’s an honourable retirement and also an honourable appointment. “I’m not a politician, so I have no word for the oppo...
Miyyeti Allah asks FG to Give Palliative to Herdsmen
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Miyyeti Allah asks FG to Give Palliative to Herdsmen

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) has asked the Federal Government to introduce a social support programme to alleviate the huge losses of livestock for herdsmen across the country. In a communique jointly signed by the association’s President, Muhammad Kiruwa and National Secretary, Baba Othman Ngelzarma and released after a one-day national executive meeting of MACBAN with the Chairman of its Board of Trustees (BoT), the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III,  Miyetti Allah said over five million cattle have been lost to banditry, cattle rustling, kidnapping and climate change, which adversely affect the herdsmen, hence the need for a form of palliative to ameliorate their plights. The group which called for an immediate action to be taken again...
DNA Scandal: “I’m Innocent” – Late Tunde’s Wife, Moyo Thomas Breaks Silence
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DNA Scandal: “I’m Innocent” – Late Tunde’s Wife, Moyo Thomas Breaks Silence

Moyo Thomas, the lady in the sex scandal story involving the Managing Director of First City Monument Bank, Nuhu Adams, has spoken on the incident that was alleged to have led to the death of her husband, Tunde Thomas. Moyo’s response, authored by her family, however, did not state the involvement of her former boss in FCMB in the saga. She, however, said in the statement that her two kids belong to Tunde and that they were not legally divorced before her husband’s death despite the fact that she had relocated to the United States of America. The response, signed by Adetunji Iromini, on behalf of the family, said in part: “This is quite unfortunate in many ways. It does not augur well for the memory of the departed soul especially as we are all grieving the loss of Tunde, who ...
SZA confirms past relationship with Drake, says it was “completely innocent”
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SZA confirms past relationship with Drake, says it was “completely innocent”

American music star, SZA has confirmed dating Drake in 2008 after he rapped about it in a new song. Drake made the revelation in “Mr. Right Now”, a song off Savage Mode 2 the new album by 21 Savage and Metro Booming. In his verse on Mr. Right Now, Drake rapped “Yeah, said she wanna f*ck to some SZA, wait/Cause I used to date SZA back in ’08/If you cool with it, baby, she can still play.”   That was however not the first time the Canadian rapper has name-dropped SZA in a song. He also did same in Diplomatic Immunity where he referenced him meeting her in 2017 when she made a Toronto tour stop in support of her last album CTRL.   Though the age of consent in Drake's native Toronto, Canada is 16, however it is 18 where he resides in California and it is speculated...
I’m innocent until proven guilty – D’banj says amidst rape allegation
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I’m innocent until proven guilty – D’banj says amidst rape allegation

Nigerian singer, D’banj, has said he is innocent of the rape allegation leveled against him until proven guilty. The 40-year-old singer said this on Monday when he shared a video of himself dancing on Instagram with a caption, “Innocent until proven guilty, Stop social media trial. #SAY no to rape and human rights violation”. Dbanj is currently being investigated by the police for allegedly raping Seyitan Babatayo. A little over two weeks ago, Ms. Babatayo’s friend, Benjamin Ese, alleged that Dbanj raped his friend (Seyitan) on December 31, 2018, at Glee hotel in Victoria Island, Lagos. Things took a confusing turn last week after Ms. Babatayo, was arrested and detained for accusing the singer of rape. Ms. Babatayo’s lawyers, Olamide Omileye of Ojoge, Omileye, and Partne...
Pastor Giwa reveals what will happen in 2023 if Buhari refuses to split Nigeria now
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Pastor Giwa reveals what will happen in 2023 if Buhari refuses to split Nigeria now

Leader of Awaiting The Second Coming Of Jesus Christ Ministry, Adewale Giwa has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to, as a matter of urgency, use his office to split Nigeria into parts before the 2023 election. Giwa, in a statement to DAILY POST on Thursday specifically said the crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress was as a result of the presidential ambition of some politicians who want to control the country at all costs. The cleric urged Buhari to allow Nigerians go their different ways in peace before the 2023 election. According to Giwa, “Nigerians are ready to forgive the maladministration of president Muhammadu Buhari in the last five years if he can listen to the cries of the citizens this time around and split the country into parts....
51-year-old woman Counters Nursing Mother’s Claim of Police Officer Assaulting her and her Baby
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51-year-old woman Counters Nursing Mother’s Claim of Police Officer Assaulting her and her Baby

A 51-year-old woman who was at the scene where a nursing mother claimed she was assaulted alongside her 3-months-old baby a SARS officer known as ''Idowu SARS'', has countered the new mum's story. Recall that the claim generated lots of controversy after Anthony Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission NHRC demanded for justice for the nursing mother and her child. Speaking to LIB, the woman identified simply as Funmi maintained that the policeman never pointed his gun at the nursing mother and her child. She said that the incident occurred at Oke Ado junction in Oyo state, following a traffic gridlock caused by the nursing mother and her husband who was driving on the wrong section of the road. She disclosed that the policeman stepped down f...
We’ve Pulled out from Peace Agreement with Bandits – Governor Masari
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We’ve Pulled out from Peace Agreement with Bandits – Governor Masari

Governor Aminu Masari has announced that his government has pulled out of the peace agreement they reached with bandits who have been killing and destroying properties owned by innocent residents of Katsina state. Though the Katsina State Governor said the peace agreement his administration reached with bandits in 2016 yielded positive results, he however added that the gunmen betrayed it and have since been carrying out coordinated attacks with their accomplices from Zamfara, Kaduna and Niger Republic across the state. Masari told BBC Hausa;   “The armed bandits have betrayed our trust in them, following a peace agreement earlier negotiated with them, in our quest to find a lasting peace in the state. “We chose peace dialogue for peaceful coexistence in the state a...
Nigerian man Captured in Video Kissing Little Girl – says She is his sister
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Nigerian man Captured in Video Kissing Little Girl – says She is his sister

Just yesterday a video of a Nigerian man kissing a little girl surfaced on social media this has triggered a public outcry with many people calling for his arrest. The young man has however been identified as Adedeye Babatunde and he is a final year Botany Student in LASU. In the video which sparked outrage on social media, the man is seen asking the girl to kiss him but there was nothing innocent about the kiss on the man’s part. He took the girl’s lower lip between his and kept sucking on it. He did this several times. When he was done kissing the girl, he looked at the camera, licked his lips and winked. A man’s voice is also heard hailing him with the words, “Ahhh. On top your matter.” However, some people opined that the man could be the girl’s father. Well, contrar...
Those Arrested by Police with AK-47 Riffles are not our Members – IPOP Says
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Those Arrested by Police with AK-47 Riffles are not our Members – IPOP Says

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has denied reports by the Nigeria Police that their members were arrested with AK-47 rifles in Delta State. Reacting to the arrest, IPOB Publicity Secretary, Mr Emma Powerful, in a statement, said those arrested were not members of the organization. He said: "It has come to the notice of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, though not by surprise, claims by the Nigeria Police that some persons allegedly arrested with AK-47 riffles in Delta State are IPOB members. "We do not need to dissipate energy trying to prove our innocence because we already know the antecedents of the Nigeria Security agencies and their bitterness towards us, however, we wish to put the record straight for the sake of the gullible, and perhaps innocent Biafrans t...
What Happened to Ronaldinho Made me Sad – Maradona
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What Happened to Ronaldinho Made me Sad – Maradona

Football icon, Diego Maradona, has said that what happened to Barcelona legend, Ronaldinho, in Paraguay made him sad. DAILY POST recalls that Ronaldinho and his brother Roberto Assis were arrested in Paraguay in early March, for allegedly using fake documents to enter the country. Ronaldinho left prison after 32 days when Judge Gustavo Amarilla decided that the former Brazilian international and his brother can live in a hotel in Asuncion, while they await trial on their charges. But Maradona has now leaped to the defense of Ronaldinho and insisted that the former AC Milan star is not a criminal. The Argentina legend believes the 40-year-old is innocent, adding that the former attacking midfielder maestro only went to Paraguay to work. “What happened to Ronaldinho made m...
Mother Under the Influence of Weed and Booze, Beheaded her 5 Year Old Daughter
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Mother Under the Influence of Weed and Booze, Beheaded her 5 Year Old Daughter

A 27 year old mother, Krystle Villanueva has been jailed for life for beheading her five year-old daughter after the youngster asked for cereal. Krystle Villanueva on Friday was convicted of capital murder and sentenced to life imprisonment for the January 2017 killing of 5 year old Giovanna Hernandez in Austin, Texas while she was under the influence of alcohol and weed. After Villanueva stabbed the little girl to death and decapitated her, she dialed 911 and told the police she’d killed her daughter ‘because she asked for cereal.’ and this attack was after she stabbed her father-in-law in an unprovoked attack, though he managed to escape . A SWAT team rushed to Villanueva’s home to rescue Giovanna, only to find the mother naked and freshly showered in her front room. Vi...
Suspected Fulani Herdsmen Hack Four People to Death in Fresh Attack on Benue Community
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Suspected Fulani Herdsmen Hack Four People to Death in Fresh Attack on Benue Community

At least four persons have been reportedly killed on Tuesday after gunmen launched fresh attack on Waya community in Jato-Aka of Kwande Local Government Area in Benue State. A member representing Kwande/Ushongo Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Bob Tyough, raised the alarm on Wednesday in a statement made available to newsmen in Makurdi. Tyough, who attached pictures of some victims to his statement, noted that he was shocked by the media comments credited to the Commander of Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS), Major General Adeyemi Yekini, who claimed that his team has ended insecurity in Benue and flushed out all criminals from the state. “I can authoritatively say that my people are still being attacked on daily basis by herdsmen militia. Just yesterday, four...
Shehu Sani Reacts to Killing of Over 50 People in Kaduna Villages
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Shehu Sani Reacts to Killing of Over 50 People in Kaduna Villages

Former lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial district, Shehu Sani has reacted to report of over 50 people being killed by bandits in Kerawa and Igabi Local Government Areas of Kaduna State over the weekend. Shehu Sani who called on leaders in the Northern region of the country to wake up, stated that the masses voted for "government" and not "gallows". He tweeted; The Killings of over 50 innocent people in Kerawa,Igabi Lg stands condemned.My thoughts,prayers and condolences to the families of the victims.The people voted for a Government and not Gallows.The north must wake up,Buckle up and end this current of tragedies.
20-yr-old Robbery Suspect Claims he Went into Robbery to Fund his Wedding
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20-yr-old Robbery Suspect Claims he Went into Robbery to Fund his Wedding

A 20-year-old robbery suspect arrested by Bauchi state police along with three suspects says he got into it to raise fund for his wedding. The Bauchi State police arrested three suspects, Shehu Abdullahi, 20, Babawuro Jauro Sani, 27, and Wada Wakili Musa, 25, who are responsible for some armed robberies in the state. The suspects allegedly carried out the recent armed robbery attack of 18/02/2020 on the innocent commuters along Kano-Maiduguri highway after barricading the road with heavy log of woods. One of them, Abdullahi, in his confession, said that he was planning to use his share of the proceeds to get married. According to him: “Honestly, I wanted to marry and I did not have the money. I wanted to use it to marry.”
The Truth is the Best Defence” Jussie Smollett Says he is Willing to ‘Fight or Die’ to be Cleared after Pleading not Guilty to Renewed Charges
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The Truth is the Best Defence” Jussie Smollett Says he is Willing to ‘Fight or Die’ to be Cleared after Pleading not Guilty to Renewed Charges

Jussie Smollett has been re-charged for allegedly lying to cops about the hate crime he claims was perpetrated against him in Chicago a year ago, and he insists he's innocent and will keep saying his truth. TMZ caught up with the actor as he was leaving the Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday, February 25. Smollett, who has pled not guilty again, insisted that he's innocent when asked about being charged again. He was with his lawyer and introduced her to the photographer so that the questions could be directed to her. His lawyer said Jussie is a tough cookie and will pull through. The photographer then asked: "You claim to be innocent still. Are you still maintaining your innocence?" Jussie replied: "I don't claim to be innocent. I am innocent." Smollett's leg...
Leah Sharibu: Muslims and Christians are all Sons of Abraham – Buhari tells Nigerians
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Leah Sharibu: Muslims and Christians are all Sons of Abraham – Buhari tells Nigerians

President Buhari on Tuesday February 18, released a statement in commemoration of the abduction of Leah Sharibu who is the only remaining Dapchi schoolgirl in captivity. The Nigerian leader stated that no one can force Nigerians to change their religion against their will because everyone has the right to practice any religion of their choice. Buhari who regretted that Leah Sharibu is stil in captivity, assured Nigerians that his administration will continue working towards ensuring she and other children in captivity regain their freedom. The statement reads; WE’LL CONTINUE TO SEEK AND SECURE RELEASE OF ALL CHILDREN AND CAPTIVES OF TERRORISTS – PRESIDENT BUHARI On the second anniversary of Dapchi, Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria makes the ...
Abortion is Worse than Pedophilia – Catholic Priest Says in Defense of Denying Lawmakers Holy Communion
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Abortion is Worse than Pedophilia – Catholic Priest Says in Defense of Denying Lawmakers Holy Communion

Rev. Richard Bucci of Sacred Heart Church in West Warwick, Rhode Island has defended his decision of not giving holy communion to lawmakers who supported an abortion rights bill. In an interview with NBC affiliate WJAR in Providence, the 72-year-old Catholic priest stated that abortion is worse than pedophilia. Bucci further described abortion as "the slaughter of innocent children." The Catholic priest also insisted that more children have been killed by abortion than those abused. Bucci said; "We are not talking about any other moral issue, where some may make it a comparison between pedophilia and abortion. Pedophilia doesn't kill anyone, and this does." In a separate weekend interview on the “Gene Valicenti Show,” Bucci stated that he is not creating a new rule b...
President Buhari Condemns Fresh Boko Haram Attack in Maiduguri, Describes it as ‘Cowardly and Murderous
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President Buhari Condemns Fresh Boko Haram Attack in Maiduguri, Describes it as ‘Cowardly and Murderous

President Buhari has commiserated with the families of victims of the fresh attacks in Maiduguri, Borno State, assuring them that his administration will continually frustrate the devilish operations of Boko Haram, and bring it to an end. Members of the sect group on Sunday night February 9th, attacked travellers along the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway in Auno town, Konduga local government area of Borno state, killing over thirty of them, abducted many others as well as destroying many properties. In a statement released by his media aide, Garba Shehu, President Buhari condemned the attack, describing it as “murderous and cowardly''. The President said his administration is ever determined to frustrate the goal of the sect members to hold Nigeria to ransom. “The commitment of th...
Nollywood Films Promotes Money Ritual and Kidnapping – Fashola
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Nollywood Films Promotes Money Ritual and Kidnapping – Fashola

Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has said that most movies churned out by the Nigerian movie industry encourages money ritual and kidnapping. The former Governor of Lagos State who disclosed this while speaking on the topic ‘Insecurity: Taking actions against organised crime’ at the 4th annual public lecture/symposium organised by the United Action for Change urged filmmakers to change the narrative to save innocent lives. Fashola added that the claims of a human parts being turned into money is a myth and shouldn't be reinforced in movies. He said; “Some people believe that if you get a man’s head or a woman’s body parts, they could be turned into money. It’s not true! And when you ask people who believe in it if they have seen it happen before, they tell y...
ATM Card Thief Caught in Hotel he Lodged in With his Girlfriend
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ATM Card Thief Caught in Hotel he Lodged in With his Girlfriend

An ATM card thief has been nabbed in a hotel he lodged in with his girlfriend. The suspect got quite unlucky after he stole an ATM card from an unsuspecting elderly citizen from whose account he withdrew over N500k while posing as a policeman. He was nabbed after he made a transfer with the ATM card in a hotel he lodged in near his victim's house. Narrating how the suspect withdrew over N500K from her mother's account, Vivian Emesaraonye Dimg alt='ATM card thief caught in hotel he lodged in with his girlfriend ' class='img-responsive text-center' style='margin: auto;'ba wrote; My mum was duped of 500k last night. She went to the Atm, tried to put her pin, it wasnt working. She saw a young man standing behind her, and turned to him to complain or vent basically. Feigning concern...
Northern Groups Form its Own Security Outfit ‘Shege-Ka-Fasa’
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Northern Groups Form its Own Security Outfit ‘Shege-Ka-Fasa’

The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has unveiled a security outfit code-named “SHEGE KA FASA”, which it said will address the security challenges in the northern region of the country. Spokesperson of the group, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman said formation of the security outfit became necessary following the spread of insurgency from the North-East region in 2008 to other parts of the Northern region. The group who urged governors of all northern states to emulate their colleagues in the South-West and South-East region in securing the lives of residents of their states, said they will be formalizing the request by writing to political leaders in the region. The group's statement reads; “The outfit, codenamed “SHEGE KA FASA” is designed to be the vanguard of the entire North...
Insecurity Protest: Pastor Adeboye Leads RCCG Members On CAN Prayer Walk Today
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Insecurity Protest: Pastor Adeboye Leads RCCG Members On CAN Prayer Walk Today

In a bid to end incessant killings in the country, the General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, is expected to lead members of the church in a prayer walk today. The prayer walk is expected to start at about 10 a.m. and the general overseer and other leaders of the church are expected to lead the procession from the church’s national headquarters in Ebute-Meta, Lagos State. Adeboye had previously directed all members of the church to participate in the prayer and fasting programme as well as the prayer walk declared by the Christian Association of Nigeria to address a spate of killings across the country. CAN President, Dr Samson Ayokunle, had announced that the prayer and fasting session which started on Friday was aimed at praying to Go...
Nigerians React as Pastor Adeboye Tells his Son to Sack his Secretary
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Nigerians React as Pastor Adeboye Tells his Son to Sack his Secretary

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye ignited the wrath of Twitter users after he recalled how he told his "son" to sack his secretary because he told him that he is excited to resume at work every Monday because he will get to see his secretary. According to the RCCG General Overseer, he told his son to sack his secretary because no one is worth his marriage. He went on to admonish married men and women on spending time with people who are not their spouse. The disclosure which came off a tweet, sparked off a controversy as some Nigerians called him out for making an "innocent lady lose her job". Here is the tweet and some reactions to it below;
CAN Reacts to Execution of Rev. Lawan Andimi by Boko Haram
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CAN Reacts to Execution of Rev. Lawan Andimi by Boko Haram

Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Tuesday January 21, described the execution of Adamawa State CAN chairman, Rev. Lawan Andimi by Boko Haram as a shame on the Nigerian government. CAN's Chairman, Rev. Samson Ayokunle faulted the security architechture of the country as he wondered if the Federal Government and security agencies are still claiming the war against Boko Haram has been won. He said; “What has become of Intelligence gathering of our security agencies? Is this government and the security agencies still claiming that the war against these criminals in religious garments has been won despite all the killings? “Is the government sincere in fighting these terrorists or merely paying lip service to the war against the insurgency? Is there any hope that our sec...
Fresh Trouble For Naira Marley As Group Rises Against Him
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Fresh Trouble For Naira Marley As Group Rises Against Him

Fresh trouble may be in the offing for the music rave of the moment, Naira Marley as Child Right Advocates in Lagos State had risen against him. According to group, the manner at which the children are being corrupted by the artiste is worrisome. They maintained that the artist may need to face sanction if not tread with caution, especially as innocent children are being polluted with his different campaigns. “Currently, there is a real madness going on among the Nigerian youths all over the country now. The followers of a musician called Naira Marely are spreading like wildfire. All concerned stakeholders especially parents, please, be careful and get conscious of this trend and movement. Many high school students and undergraduates are the chief followers of this guy. The...
Plateau State Governor Condemns Attack on Kombun, Vows Punishment for Perpetrators
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Plateau State Governor Condemns Attack on Kombun, Vows Punishment for Perpetrators

Plateau State Governor, Simon Bako Lalong has condemned in strong terms the killing of innocent persons following an attack by gunmen at Kulben village in Kombun district of Mangu LGA on Wednesday 8th January 2020. In statement signed by Dr. Makut Simon Macham ANIPR, Director of Press & Public Affairs, the Governor described the attack as another attempt to puncture the peace that has gradually returned to the State. Lalong while commiserating with victims and families of those killed, warned that his administration will not sit down and watch any group or individuals cause chaos in the State and retrun it to the dark days of insecurity. "We have toiled to ensure that peace returns to Plateau State and we will not allow anyone to make nonsense our efforts. We are determine...
Osinbajo Is Innocent Of N90b Allegations – CAN President, Supo Ayokunle
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Osinbajo Is Innocent Of N90b Allegations – CAN President, Supo Ayokunle

Rev Supo Ayokunle, the National President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared support for Vice President Yemi Osinbajo over a N90 billion allegation against him. The CAN president made this declaration while speaking during a visit to the Vice President in Abuja on Friday. Ayokunle, who spoke with reporters at the Christian Ecumenical Centre, where he met with top members of CAN declared Osinbajo innocent. He said that he would mobilise Christians against any act to destroy the works of the Vice President.
Twitter goes wild after Davido reveals that his gate-man has ‘two houses and three cars’
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Twitter goes wild after Davido reveals that his gate-man has ‘two houses and three cars’

A seemingly innocent reply by Davido to a complimentary tweet has set Nigerian Twitter on fire.   A fan Tweeted at the singer this morning saying, 'Davido Working with Lyta brings Orgasm to my eyes. Davido has been helping young talent since 1846 There’s nobody around Davido that’s not successful I repeat Nobody, even his gateman is richer than me'.   In response to this tweet, Davido said, 'my gateman litt! 2 cribs 3 whips'. See how Nigerians are reacting below...
Lady Kills Her Step-Grandson To Punish Her Step-Daughter
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Lady Kills Her Step-Grandson To Punish Her Step-Daughter

One Grace Jacob Maisamari has been arrested for killing her 4-year-old step-grandson, Rise Micah, in Nasarawa state. According to SunNews, on June 27, 2019, the suspect tied Micah up and threw him into a well, over the hatred she has for her stepdaughter, Miracle Micah, who is Ritse’s mother. Grace got married to Miracle’s dad, Kapechi Micah, in 2004 after the death of her mother. However, ever since the marriage was contracted, Grace and Miracle have always had disagreements. “I decided to kill the innocent boy due to the attitude of his mother. I don’t know what came over me but the mother of this boy is the major problem in my marriage. . She has stolen my joy since I got married to her father, it has been from one problem to another,” she lamented after her arrest....
Father Of 9 Children And 4 Wives Rapes 14 Year Old In Ondo State
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Father Of 9 Children And 4 Wives Rapes 14 Year Old In Ondo State

For the residents of Lugboji Oja community in Ondo West Local Government Area of Ondo State, they are still bewildered on why will a man married to four wives would defy an innocent 12-year-old girl. The suspect, identified as Joseph, a father of nine, is currently cooling off his feet with the police. Joseph, who was nabbed after attempting to flee the local government area, was alleged to have forcefully had canal knowledge of the 12-year-old girl. It was gathered that the suspected rapist hailed from the same Ogoja Local Government Area of Cross River State with the father of the victim. According to one of the villagers who pleaded for anonymity, he narrated that, “Francis Joseph (aka Fat Joe) told the police he is just 30 years of age but he is in his 40s.” “He is from ...
Presidential Panel Recommends Dismissal Of 37 Policemen
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Presidential Panel Recommends Dismissal Of 37 Policemen

According to a report by Punch Metro, the Presidential Presidential Panel on SARS Reform has recommended the dismissal of 37 policemen accused violating the rights of Nigerians. The panel, which was headed by the Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission, Anthony Ojukwu, has just submitted it’s report to President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja. In all the Presidential Panel received 113 complaints across Nigeria, investigated them and arrived at the conclusions and recommendations. Ojukwu said, “At the end of its public hearing and having listened to complaints as well as defendants and their counsel, the Panel recommended thirty-seven (37) Police officers for dismissal from the force. Twenty four (24) were recommended for prosecution. “The panel also directed the Inspe...
Man In Trouble For Collecting 4 Stolen Phones
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Man In Trouble For Collecting 4 Stolen Phones

The police on Monday arraigned a trader, Yusuf Shaibu, in a Kubwa Grade I Area Court for allegedly receiving four stolen cellphones. Shuaibu, who resides in Dei-dei, Abuja is charged with receiving stolen property. The Prosecution Counsel, Chinedu Ogada, told the court that the defendant bought the stolen received android phones from an applicant, Umar Abubakar and three others on May 21 for N6, 000 each. Ogada said the offence contravened the provisions of Section 317 of the Penal Code. The defendant pleaded not guilty. The defence counsel, Lilian Ibrahim, prayed the court to admit her client to bail in the most liberal terms, adding”an accused is presumed innocent until proven guilty”. The Judge, Ibrahim Balarabe, admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N200, 000 b...
Kogi Group knocks Yahaya Bello over alleged threat to Dethrone Royal fathers
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Kogi Group knocks Yahaya Bello over alleged threat to Dethrone Royal fathers

The Network of Kogi Associations (NSA), an umbrella body of political and socio-cultural associations in Kogi State has knocked the Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello for threatening to dethrone royal fathers and four Local Government Area Chairmen over alleged killing of 15 herdsmen in the state. In a statement by the group’s General Secretary, Mr. Atekojo Samson Usman and made available to journalists after an emergency meeting in Lokoja, the group noted that Royal fathers and Council Administrators are leaders, hence, they could not have supported killings in their areas. They said, the governor’s marching order to the royal fathers and their Council Administrators to “fish out killers of Fulani herdsmen”, was not only ou...

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