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Gunmen Attack Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho’s Home in Ibadan
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Gunmen Attack Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho’s Home in Ibadan

The Ibadan, Oyo state home of Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho, was attacked by yet-to-be-identified persons on Monday April 26. Olayomi Koiki, media aide to the Yoruba nation agitator made the announcement in a Facebook post. ''“Chief Sunday Igboho’s house came under attack this morning 26th April 2021 around 2am with heavy gun shots.''he wrote In a viral video shared on Facebook, Koiki claimed that the residence of the activist was besieged by men of the Nigeria Army with the aim of arresting the activist. ''There is a situation right now where the Federal Government of Nigeria tried to invade our residence. We are telling the world that the war that the Federal Government is waiting for might start today. The war that the Federal Government think they are expecting from the Y...
Suspected Herdsmen Invade Benue Community, Kill 11 Residents, Injure Scores
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Suspected Herdsmen Invade Benue Community, Kill 11 Residents, Injure Scores

Suspected Fulani herdsmen militias have invaded Mbakyondu, in Gwer-West Local Government Area of Benue State, killing no fewer that 11 persons, while others were left injured. DAILY POST gathered that the incident occurred at about 4:am on Friday night when the residents were fast asleep. A media aide to the LG Chairman, Mr. Udam Samuel said recovered bodies of the deceased have been deposited in a morgue at Naka, the LG headquarters. According to him, security agencies have been deployed to the affected area to ensure that normalcy returns to the place. He said: “Security agencies swang into action as directed by the executive chairman Gwer-West LGC, Hon Mrs Grace Igbabon.” Mr Udam, a native of the village also said some members of the community were still missing as bo...
Gunmen Invade Bank In Anambra, Hoist Biafra Flags
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Gunmen Invade Bank In Anambra, Hoist Biafra Flags

No fewer than 10 gunmen invaded one of the banks in Anambra on Thursday and hoisted Biafra flags after destroying vehicles in the premises. The incident happened at Abagana, Njikoka local government area around 4pm. It was gathered the gunmen shot sporadically but no one was killed. The attack took place barely hours after Indigenous People of Biafra’s (IPOB) leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu raised the alarm over alleged DSS’ plan to attack banks in South East. He alleged the ploy was to accuse IPOB of being responsible for it. The shooting in front of the old generation bank scared passersby, customers and staff who took to their heels. The gunmen, according to an eyewitness, drove in black Honda Pilot Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV). The source further said they set fire on a...
PDP SW Congress: Fayose Escapes Attack As Over 150 Armed Thugs Invade Hotel
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PDP SW Congress: Fayose Escapes Attack As Over 150 Armed Thugs Invade Hotel

As delegates from Oyo State are being accredited for the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) Congress, armed men numbering more than 150 have invaded the hotel where former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose was lodged. The Hotel, located in Okefia Government Reserved Area (GRA) was invaded by arms wielding thugs in more than 10 buses, suspected to be members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Oyo State The thugs were also said to be barricading the entrance to be congress venue with a view to preventing other delegates apart from those from Oyo state from gaining access. “Except for the intervention of some security operatives, it would have been a different story. “Hon Ladi Adebutu, the leader of Ogun State delegates has also raised the alarm that his hote...
Lockdown: Robbers Invade Lagos, Ogun Communities
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Lockdown: Robbers Invade Lagos, Ogun Communities

Several communities in Lagos and Ogun States are now living in fear following rising cases of robbery attacks. The affected neighbourhoods in Lagos are: Ajao Estate, Abule Egba, Iju, Agege, Alimosho, Alagbado, among others, and Ayede, Ilepa, Ijoko, Ifo, Ibogun, Itori, Fugba, Ayepe and Agbado communities in Ifo and Ewekoro Local Government Areas of Ogun State. It was learnt that residents of the affected communities have since formed vigilance groups to contain the rampaging robbers. The attacks, according to sources, became prominent in the wake of the lockdown in the two states to curtail the spread of the deadly coronavirus. In the Ajao Estate area of the Isolo Local Council Development Area, not a few residents who visited Automated Teller Machines (ATM) in different par...
Hoodlums Steal 150 Bags Of Garri In Bayelsa As They Invade Warehouse
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Hoodlums Steal 150 Bags Of Garri In Bayelsa As They Invade Warehouse

Some suspected hoodlums have carted away bags of garri from the Bayelsa State Emergency Management Agency’s warehouse at Igbogene, Yenagoa, that are being distributed as relief materials to cushion the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. It was gathered that the boys moved over 150 bags of garri out of the warehouse and carted them away through a bush path. The state government had, on Thursday, commenced the distribution of the bags of garri to the three local government areas of Yenagoa, Southern Ijaw and Kolokuma/Opokuma in the first phase of the exercise under the supervision of the SEMA Chairman, Zedekiah Izu. Izu, who is also a member of the state’s COVID-19 Task Force chaired by Governor Douye Diri, had explained on Thursday that the staple was meant for the victims of...
Tension As Soldiers Invade IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu’s Community
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Tension As Soldiers Invade IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu’s Community

Residents of Afaraukwu Ibeku community, in Umuahia North Council of Abia State, the home town of the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, scampered to safety as over 100 fierce-looking soldiers invaded the community. The IPOB leader’s parents, Eze Okwu and Ugoeze Kanu, will be laid to rest on February 14, 2020, at Afaraukwa. Vanguard gathered that the situation caused tension as the residents shut their shops while others fled their homes as the soldiers patrolled the area in their armoured personnel carrier. A resident said; The soldiers numbering over 100 in nine military veterans and 2 Armored personnel carriers have been patrolling Bank road to Flo FM. “The Soldiers have blocked the entrance street to Eze Kanu’s Palace, Afaraukwa, Umuahia with their v...
Soldiers Invade & Burn Ijaw Community Over Killing Of 4 Naval Officers
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Soldiers Invade & Burn Ijaw Community Over Killing Of 4 Naval Officers

Gunmen ambushed and killed four soldiers and a civilian in Nigeria’s oil-rich south, local sources said Wednesday, breaking months of uneasy calm after unrest over the distribution of the country’s oil revenues and forcing a military retaliation. Armed men ambushed the military contingent in the Ekeremor waterways area of Bayelsa State as they returned from an assignment in the Letugbene community on Monday. The gunmen, who outnumbered the soldiers, forced the servicemen to surrender, marched them to a creek, executed them and stole their weapons and military gear. A civilian boat driver with the military detachment attempted to escape but was also shot and killed by the attackers. Nigeria’s oil-rich south and southeast had been ravaged by violence orchestrated by groups ...
Xenophobia: Zambian University Students Invade South African Shops In Lusaka
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Xenophobia: Zambian University Students Invade South African Shops In Lusaka

While South Africa has been in the news for its hostile attitude towards fellow Africans from other countries, Zambian University students invade largest and popular shopping malls in Lusaka According to twitter User, D Drone Zambian University students invade South African biz in Lusaka, leaving destruction in its wake. Nobody has a monopoly of #Xenophobia #SouthAfricans are #Ingrates.#shoprite Watch The Video
Champions League pitch invader Kinsey Wolanski jailed in Brazil after failed attempt to invade Copa America final
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Champions League pitch invader Kinsey Wolanski jailed in Brazil after failed attempt to invade Copa America final

Champions League pitch invader, Kinsey Wolanski has revealed she and her boyfriend were jailed in Brazil after their plans to disrupt the Copa America final on Sunday night was foiled. During Liverpool's Champions League final win over Tottenham in Madrid last month, Wolanski invaded the pitch by wearing a skimpy swimsuit advertising a Russian porn pranking website. She was later caught and escorted off the pitch by security. While trying to pull a similar stunt in Brazil's victory over Peru, Wolanski and her YouTuber boyfriend  Vitaly Zdorovetskiy, who set up the x-rated website, were arrested and jailed. Narrating the event last night, she wrote on her Instagram page alongside sharing images of them in disguise: 'I'll admit Copa America you definitely won but we had one hell o...
Monkeys Invade Osun Hospital’s Trauma Centre
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Monkeys Invade Osun Hospital’s Trauma Centre

Osun State Governor, Mr Gboyega Oyetola has lamented the invasion of monkeys from the Osun Osogbo groove into the state’s hospital, Asubiaro in Osogbo, vandalized equipment at Trauma Centre. According to the hospital officials the monkeys domiciled in the bush behind the hospital vandalised the center. The hospital is near Osun Osogbo groove. During his on-the-spot assessment visit to the hospital, the governor ordered the management of the hospital to submit a comprehensive report of the situation in the center to his office. He expressed worry that the Trauma Center in the hospital is out of use and promised to ensure full restoration of the facilities at the centre. Oyetola assured that his government would address the problems identified in the hospital so as to put it into o...
Foreign Herdsmen From Burkina Faso, Mali Invade Oyo And Ogun
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Foreign Herdsmen From Burkina Faso, Mali Invade Oyo And Ogun

Residents of towns and villages along the Opara Forest Reserve in Oyo State and Imeko Forest Reserve in Ogun State are living in fear following the invasion of the two reserves by herdsmen. Some residents of Imeko, Iwoye and Jabata told SUNDAY PUNCH on Friday that the development had been a major source of concern them, alleging that the herdsmen allowed their animals to destroy people’s farms while grazing in the areas. One of the residents of Iwoye, Adeyemi Olaosebikan, told our correspondent on the telephone that inhabitants of Jabata village in the Imeko Afon Local Government Area of Ogun State had deserted their community following the killing of some indigenes during an attack. He said residents fled the community in May after four persons were killed in the community, a...
Fulani Herdsmen Invade A Secondary School In Nteje, Anambra
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Fulani Herdsmen Invade A Secondary School In Nteje, Anambra

A video showing the moment Fulani herdsmen invaded a secondary school in Nteje in Anambra, with their cows is currently making rounds online. The students took to their heels on seeing the men and their livestock, while a teacher filmed them as they disrupted the school activities. The school is said to be situated at the hometown of famous Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie. Watch the video   View this post on Instagram   VIDEO: Fulani Herdsmen Invades School In Nteje A post shared by Ebals (@ebalsblog) on May 17, 2019 at 2:36pm PDT
Shooting As Soldiers Invade Ateke Tom’s Palace
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Shooting As Soldiers Invade Ateke Tom’s Palace

Information reaching the our newsdesk on Thursday evening reveals that some men in Military Camouflage have invaded the Palace of Ex-militant leader and traditional ruler, Ateke Tom in Okochiri, Rivers State. The soldiers, all heavily armed, broke into the palace and ransacked the entire building. They also fired gunshots into certain areas in the palace grounds. An eyewitness report reveals that one person was allegedly killed in the invasion. The motives behind the raid are currently unknown. However, it will be recalled that this development is coming a few days after the Governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike alleged that the minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi and the general officer commanding, 6 Division, Port Harcourt Maj. General Jamil Sarham wer...
Football Fans Hire Busty Tattooed Stripper To Invade Pitch
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Football Fans Hire Busty Tattooed Stripper To Invade Pitch

Hardcore fans of third-tier Rijnsburgse Boys took things further last Saturday - paying adult entertainer Foxy to disrupt their home clash with AFC. The tattooed blonde cavorted on the field, clad in little more than body paint and black socks and trainers. Waving a flag, she exchanged banter with an amused player before escaping via a gap in the fencing. However Rijnsburgse failed to rise to the occasion, putting in a limp display to lose 6-2 to their Amsterdam-based visitors. Source: rushhoursport Uitstekende streaker op het veld bij Rijnsburgse Boys - AFC in de @2deDivisie pic.twitter.com/nJVplOtiOc — Nick Driebergen (@nick3bergen) November 3, 2018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5LJGb6wfik
Burglar Allegedly Invades Rihanna’s Home
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Burglar Allegedly Invades Rihanna’s Home

TMZ have revealed that a man invaded Rihanna‘s home where he spent the night. He was only discovered after the police were called to the scene when someone realized the singer’s home alarm had been tampered with. It’s not clear how the burglar found his way in and fortunately Rihanna wasn’t home during the break-in. The man reportedly walked out of the house on the instruction of the police, but still had to be tased, although it is unknown exactly why.
One Killed, Many Injured As Masquerades Invade Church During Service In Anambra State
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One Killed, Many Injured As Masquerades Invade Church During Service In Anambra State

At least one person died on friday while over 22 others sustained various degrees of injury when masquerades in their numbers invaded the Holy Ghost Adoration Ministry, Uke, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State. The masquerades, who were said to be celebrating a festival known as Uzo Iyi, invaded the worship ground, beating up members and also attempting to whisk away the spiritual director of the centre, Rev Fr Emmanuel Obimma. According to reports, three of the masquerade members were arrested by operatives of SARS upon complaint from the church that they were extorting worshippers coming to the church. The leadership of the church called in the SARS operatives to help their internal security to protect worshipers, but upon arriving, the operatives arrested three ma...
Robbers Invade Mr Ibu’s House, Steal N14 Million
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Robbers Invade Mr Ibu’s House, Steal N14 Million

Armed robbers on Saturday morning attacked Nollywood comedian, John Okafor popularly known as Mr Ibu, at his Lagos residence, carting away about N14.3m cash as well as properties. Mr Ibu who disclosed the matter has been reported to the police, said his wife was at home when the robbers invaded his house. “According to my wife, the operation started at about 3am and lasted till about 4:25am this morning after which they left with all my property and cash,” Mr Ibu said on Saturday. Mr Ibu, a GoTV Ambassador, is considered to be one of Nigeria’s most talented comic characters.
Many Killed As Gun Men Invade Catholic Church In Anambra
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Many Killed As Gun Men Invade Catholic Church In Anambra

A shooting incident has killed at least 7 people as unknown heavily armed gunmen invaded St. Philip Catholic Church Amakwa Ozobulu in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State. According to reports, the gun men shot at worshippers during an early morning mass in the church killing 6 females and 1 male while four persons sustained injuries.  The deceased and Injured victims have been taken to the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital in Nnewi.
Gunmen Invade Villages In Bonny, Rivers State, Kill Four
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Gunmen Invade Villages In Bonny, Rivers State, Kill Four

Unidentified gunmen invaded Otobie and Ererekri communities in Bonny Island of Rivers State, on Wednesday morning, and shot dead four persons, leaving another in a critical condition. According to The News, the invasion which started at about 2 am and lasted till 5 am, led to big pandemonium as residents of the community scampered to safety. Among those shot dead was Elder Macaulay Pepple, the 76-year-old father of Larry Pepple, the Director-General Rivers State Sustainable Development Agency, RSSDA. Pepple, who was former Chief Security Officer to Dr Peter Odili, ex-governor of Rivers State, confirmed the killing of his father to journalists in Port Harcourt, adding that his remains has been deposited at the mortuary. Names of the three other victims are: Kobiri Godspower, ...
Herd Of Cattle Invade Kogi State University
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Herd Of Cattle Invade Kogi State University

Herd of cattle takes over Kogi State University in absence of students. The image of cows grazing on the campus of Kogi State University (KSU) has been making rounds on the internet today. The image which was posted on social media by an alumnus of the University, blamed the cattle invasion on the absence of students from the University. The tertiary institution has been on lockdown for over 5 months now, as union strike action continues to hinder academic activities on the campus.
3 Pitch Invaders Haul Neymar to The Ground During Brazil’s Open Training Session
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3 Pitch Invaders Haul Neymar to The Ground During Brazil’s Open Training Session

Barcelona and Brazil star Neymar Jr was on Sunday was brought down to the ground by 'star-crazy' fans who invaded the pitch to hug the footballer. Ahead of Wednesday’s huge match against Colombia, Brazil hosted an open training session on Sunday which saw a massive 15,000 fans turn out and some of the fans after they made their way through security in Manaus, hauled the player to the ground before security officials took them away. Guess they are happy he helped the country win Rio Olympics Gold. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eTNKZLpAbbE
Suspected ‘Militants’ Attack Ikorodu Communities, Several Feared Dead
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Suspected ‘Militants’ Attack Ikorodu Communities, Several Feared Dead

Gunmen suspected to be militants have invaded the Igbolomu and Ishawo areas of Ikorodu Local Government Area of Lagos State. According to Vanguard, eyewitnesses who escaped from one of the invaded areas said the gunmen from the Niger Delta came through water channel since yesterday and have been shooting sporadically. The heavy shootings from last night has left several people dead, eyewitnesses said. Also, the troubled communities of Elegbete, Imushin, Muti and environs of Ita-Oluwo, Ogijo, last night witnessed heavy shootings by the militants.

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