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Army sergeant allegedly shoots police inspector dead in Lagos
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Army sergeant allegedly shoots police inspector dead in Lagos

An Army sergeant, John Ocheme, is currently being investigated for allegedly shooting and killing a police inspector Inah Ubi last Wednesday. The Nation reports that late Ubi was attached to the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), CMS Jetty, Lagos Island and was allegedly killed by Ocheme near the premises of a dredging firm, Batare Nigeria Ltd in the Sangotedo area of Ajah, Lagos State. A source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, to the publication; “We left here on a flying boat at about 9am. We got to the Sangotedo area of Okun Ajah and got off the boat. There were many dredging companies there.” The eyewitness claimed that as the NIWA team drew close to shore, they were sighted by persons suspected to be carrying out illegal dredging operations. The suspects fled...
COVID-19: 1.6 million Nigerians have been fully vaccinated – FG
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COVID-19: 1.6 million Nigerians have been fully vaccinated – FG

The federal government has revealed that over a million Nigerians have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Executive-Director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr. Faisal Shuaib made the announcement during the national briefing of the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC), on Monday September 13. Shuaib said that while 1,692,315 persons have received two doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines as approved by the World Health Organization (WHO), as at Monday evening September 13, 4,052,756 eligible Nigerians have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccines. He said;   “This is made up of 2,645,020 persons with the first dose of AstraZeneca vaccine and 1,407,736 persons with first dose of Moderna vaccine. A total of 1,692,315 e...
Stray Bullet reportedly Kills Traditional Ruler’s Daughter in Ebonyi
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Stray Bullet reportedly Kills Traditional Ruler’s Daughter in Ebonyi

A stray bullet has reportedly killed the daughter of a traditional ruler in Onicha Igboeze community in Onicha Local Government Area of Ebonyi state. The deceased said to be the daughter of HRH. Ezeogo Oshimiri Agw? Nwukpa, Oshimiri 1 of Onicha, died after the stray bullet allegedly fired by security operatives hit her at Onuafor Enuagu where she was selling fruits on Wednesday evening, September 8. Details of the incident are still sketchy but former Ebonyi lawmaker, Hon. Linus Okorie, who shared a photo of the victim alleged that the shots were fired by Ebubeagu operatives who came to the area to arrest a coffin maker over undisclosed allegations. Read his post below... "This young girl of about 25, a hardworking youth and daughter of HRH Oshimili Agwu Nwukpa, peacefully pl...
Repentant insurgents that have blood on their hands should be prosecuted – Ndume
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Repentant insurgents that have blood on their hands should be prosecuted – Ndume

Amid the controversy trailing the rehabilitation and reintegration of repentant Boko Haram insurgents into the society, Senator representing Borno south, Ali Ndume has said repentant terrorists who have blood on their hands should be investigated and prosecuted. Ndume said this after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, in Abuja on Saturday September 4. The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Army stressed that the former insurgents cannot be let off the hook just because they have surrendered. According to Ndume, a person who surrendered has an advantage and cannot just be summarily convicted. The senator said such people will be given the right to go to court and declare their innocence or otherwise. He said; “My stance on this has not changed, only that maybe peop...
Police Break Silence On Alleged Murder Of Fresh UNIUYO Graduate
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Police Break Silence On Alleged Murder Of Fresh UNIUYO Graduate

Daily Post reports that the Akwa Ibom State Police Command has reacted to the alleged murder of one Kubiat Isaac, a fresh graduate of the University of Uyo, by its personnel. Late Isaac, who was awaiting his NYSC call up letter by November, was said to have been arrested at Eni stores by the police around 7pm on Wednesday over suspected activities of cultism and armed robbery. He was also said to have been tortured to death by the said officers the same night. But the Commissioner of Police, CP Andrew Amiengheme in a press statement on Saturday, ordered full scale investigation and the arrest of the Assistant Superintendent of Police who carried out the arrest. The Public Relations Officer in the state, SP Odiko Macdon, who signed the statement said the commissioner has ord...
NHL star Evander Kane accuses wife of beating him up several times; gets restraining order
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NHL star Evander Kane accuses wife of beating him up several times; gets restraining order

30-year-old NHL star, Evander Kane has been granted a temporary restraining order against his estranged 29-year-old wife, Anna Kane, who he accused of punching him in the face multiple times and, in one instance, swinging their baby daughter around during a heated argument. TMZ reported that Evander gave details of four instances he was assaulted by his estranged wife in the court documents it obtained. The NHL star claimed that Anna became physically abusive with him, spanning from 2019 — a year after the couple wed to July 2021, the same month she accused him of betting on his own NHL games. Evander, a forward for the San Jose Sharks has since denied the betting allegations, which are being investigated by the NHL. During the first alleged incident of domestic violence, E...
Fake Surety: Headmaster Convicted for giving False Information in Kano
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Fake Surety: Headmaster Convicted for giving False Information in Kano

Umar Hassan, an Assistant Headmaster at Goron Dutse Primary School, in Dala Local Government Area of Kano State and a surety in the case of one Abdulkadir Mohammed Sani, was today, August 20, sentenced to six months imprisonment by Justice Zuwaira Yusuf of the Kano State High Court for presenting false information to mislead operatives of the Kano Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, into granting bail to a suspect in a criminal case being investigated by the agency. The Court had on August 12, 2021 convicted the defendant after he pleaded guilty to a one count charge of false information but reserved sentencing till August 20, 2021. The charge read "that you Umar Hassan on or about 13th December, 2017, at Kano, within the Ju...
Priest filmed kissing female Students on the Mouth inside the Church
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Priest filmed kissing female Students on the Mouth inside the Church

A video of a priest kissing at least 3 female students of St. Monica College of Education in Ghana has gone viral. In the video, the man, said to be an Anglican priest, is seen at the altar, giving the girls kisses on their lips, one after the other, while congregants watched and screamed in excitement. One female student appeared reluctant and refused to pull down her face mask, but the priest drew her close, helped her pull down her mask and kissed her for seconds, despite the girl's discomfort. People are now asking that the priest be investigated. Watch the video below.
Single Mum of two Arrested for pouring hot water on Woman who Accused her of Dating her Husband
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Single Mum of two Arrested for pouring hot water on Woman who Accused her of Dating her Husband

A 37 years old single mum of two, Joy Sunday, has been arrested by men of Ogun state police command for pouring hot water on the face of another woman Justina Ameh who accused her of sleeping with her husband. According to a statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the suspect was arrested following a report lodged at Agbado divisional headquarters by the elder sister of the victim l, one Kelechi Samuel. Oyeyemi said Samuel reported that she went for a vigil at the Spring of Life Global Ministry situated at Giwa area of Agbado with her younger sister when the suspect came into the church with a container of hot water and poured it on her sister's face thereby causing her grievous harm. She stated further that while she was trying t...
Senator Grace Bent reacts to Precious Chikwendu’s claim that she and FFK are using the Police to Intimidate her
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Senator Grace Bent reacts to Precious Chikwendu’s claim that she and FFK are using the Police to Intimidate her

Senator Grace Bent has released a statement reacting to claims made by Precious Chkwendu, ex-beauty queen and ex-wife of former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode. Precious on Wednesday, August 4, took to her Instagram page to call out FFK and Bent, accusing them of using the police to intimidate her. Precious shared a photo of a letter from the police inviting her for questioning at the Force Criminal Investigation Department Abuja. According to the letter, she is being investigated in a case of criminal intimidation, blackmail, defamation of character and malicious publication.   In a statement released by her spokesperson, Timothy Williams, Bent said a publication was making the rounds on social media in which Precious alleged that she was after her life and that ...
Abba Kyari is a Product of a Failed system – Femi Falana
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Abba Kyari is a Product of a Failed system – Femi Falana

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has called former Head of Intelligence Response Team (IRT), Abba Kyari, the product of a failed system.A U.S. court ordered the arrest of Kyari following investigations into a $1.1m fraud scheme by indicted Fraudster, Ramon Abbas aka Hushpuppi. Falana, reacting during a telephone interview with AIT on Tuesday, August 3, decried the level of social and political decay in the country which, according to him, is made evident in the allegation against Kyari. He called for the rules of extradition to be followed. ‘To put an end and close this ugly chapter, the investigation must go beyond the indictment by the FBI, the matter must be investigated locally, and Kyari shall not just be handed to America, we operate under the rule of law whether the gove...
Olympics: Sports Minister Apologises to Disqualified Athletes, Promises Probe
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Olympics: Sports Minister Apologises to Disqualified Athletes, Promises Probe

Nigeria’s sports minister, Sunday Dare, has apologised to 10 Nigerian athletes that were disqualified from the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics. This was contained in a press statement by the Federal Ministry of Sports, titled, ‘Statement: Ministry Wades to stem crisis’, on Friday. The statement also said that the minister promised to investigate the circumstances surrounding their disqualification. The statement read in part, “The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has stepped in to stem the further crisis by addressing the issues that have arisen concerning Team Nigeria athletes. “The Ministry is looking into some of the issues raised by the athletes and they are being addressed as quickly as possible. “The Honourable Minister on Thursday morning in a meeting spoke dire...
Fire at Beyoncé and Jay Z’s New Orleans mansion Investigated as Possible arson
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Fire at Beyoncé and Jay Z’s New Orleans mansion Investigated as Possible arson

A fire that broke out at a mansion believed to belong to Beyoncé and Jay Z is being investigated as possible arson. New Orleans Police Department confirmed that there was a report of a suspicious person in the area on Wednesday, July 21, around 6.20pm, when the fire was believed to have broken out. The fire in the 1500 block of Harmony Street in New Orleans appeared to have begun in the kitchen. According to Nola.com firefighters found books inside an oven and a gas can was also discovered on the property. A neighbour told the website that police believe that someone broke into the home shortly before the fire. It took 22 firefighters over two hours to extinguish the fire. A witness told WGNO News that a man was seen running from the property. August Arther sai...
Update: Everton midfielder, Gylfi Sigurðsson revealed as the married footballer being investigated for alleged child sex offences
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Update: Everton midfielder, Gylfi Sigurðsson revealed as the married footballer being investigated for alleged child sex offences

Everton midfielder, Gylfi Sigurðsson has been revealed as the married footballer being investigated for alleged child sex offences. It was first reported on Monday night, July 20 that an Everton footballer was arrested on suspicion of committing child sex offences and released on bail pending further investigation. The player had his home raided by police and was arrested on Friday. Everton released an official statement on Monday evening confirming they had suspended a footballer and will assist the police with any enquiries. The statement on the club's official site read: "Everton can confirm it has suspended a player pending a police investigation. "The Club will continue to support the authorities with their inquiries and will not be making any further statement at t...
Senate Approves 20-year Jail term for Persons Caught Snatching ballot Materials
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Senate Approves 20-year Jail term for Persons Caught Snatching ballot Materials

The Nigerian Senate has prescribed a 20-year jail term for anyone caught snatching ballot materials during elections. The lawmakers gave the approval for such punishment while passing the bill establishing the Electoral Offences Commission. The function of the commission includes investigating electoral offenses, prosecution of electoral offenders, and maintaining records of all persons investigated and prosecuted. Amongst the prescribed punishments for any offender include -Five years jail term or N10m fine for party officials who engage in electoral fraud The senate in Clause 12 of the bill approved at least five years imprisonment or a fine of at least N10 million naira or both, for any officer or executives of any association or political party that engages in electoral...
Roma football star, Stephan El Shaarawy under investigation for ‘beating up’ thief stealing his car
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Roma football star, Stephan El Shaarawy under investigation for ‘beating up’ thief stealing his car

Roma winger, Stephan El Shaarawy is being investigated by police after brawling with a thief who was attempting to steal his car. According to Italian Newspaper, Corriere della Sera claims El Shaarawy, 28, inflicted serious injuries on Jose Carlos Aliaga Sagardia, who was trying to make away with his Lamborghini. The report adds Sagardia, a 30-year-old Chilean, has received a sentence of one year and six months on charges of attempted theft. The incident is believed to have occurred as El Shaarawy confronted Sagardia while visiting his former Italy teammate Alessio Cerci on 12 February. El Shaarawy allegedly spotted the thief breaking his car's window while playing video games with Cerci, before rushing out of the door to chase him. Corriere della Sera says the former AC...
50 killed in Philippine military plane crash
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50 killed in Philippine military plane crash

Fifty people have been confirmed dead after a Philippine Air Force plane crashed in the southern Philippines on Sunday. It's one of the country’s worst military air disasters in 30 years. The C-130 military plane was reportedly carrying 96 military personnel and crew from Cagayan de Oro in Mindanao to Sulu province when it missed the runway on the island of Jolo and crashed at the nearby Patikul village at 11.30 am local time on Sunday, according to Philippine Armed Forces chief Cirilito Sobejana and media reports. The joint task force at Sulu said in a statement: “Minutes after the crash, troops and civilian volunteers rushed to the site for search and rescue. Per eyewitnesses, several soldiers were seen jumping out of the aircraft before it hit the ground sparing them from th...
Sign the Divorce Papers – Mercy Aigbe tells estranged husband, Lanre Gentry
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Sign the Divorce Papers – Mercy Aigbe tells estranged husband, Lanre Gentry

Actress Mercy Aigbe who had a face-off with her estranged husband, Lanre Gentry on father's day, has begged him to sign their divorce paper. The actress in an interview with Punch, recounted some of the challenges she has been facing before and after their marriage turned sour. On claim of her ex-husband paying their kids' school fees, Aigbe said;   I read my ex’s interview in The PUNCH. I have been getting a lot of calls to grant interviews but I know that if I have to react, it has to be on The PUNCH. I want to react to some of the things that he said. Some of the things he said in the interview was that when I was with him, he was paying my daughter’s school fees; that is a big lie. I am going to use this medium to challenge him to show proof. I have proof; I paid my ...
Police Arraign Railway Vandals in Nasarawa
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Police Arraign Railway Vandals in Nasarawa

Suspected railway vandals have been arraigned by the police before the Federal High Court sitting in Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital. Police are charging the suspects for conspiracy, economic sabotage, and terrorism while the lawyer of the Chinese national is charged for aiding, facilitating, and abetment of terrorism for offering a bribe to the police to aid the escape of his client. Justice Nehizena Afolabi who presided over the case in which 18 out of the 30 suspects earlier arrested were presented in cpurt, adjourned the trial to July 7 for hearing and ordered that all suspects appear on the next date. Speaking in court, police prosecutor Bale Nimnan said; “We have made arrests, we have investigated and we have charged. So we can’t just come to court without anything on...
Tinubu’s Probe is currently Ongoing — EFCC Chairman
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Tinubu’s Probe is currently Ongoing — EFCC Chairman

Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa has confirmed that former governor of Lagos State and national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu is currently being investigated. Bawa who disclosed this in an interview with ThisDay on Sunday June 20, said such investigations don't end in a day. He also revealed that they have requested for Tinubu’s assets declaration form from when he was the head of Lagos Zonal Office. The EFCC Chairman said;    “You asked me a question earlier about arresting people before investigation and now you are saying why didn’t we arrest Tinubu? Why didn’t you just say ‘arrest him?’ “Investigation is ongoing. When you are investigating matters like this, they don’t end in a...
Man, 65, arrested for allegedly raping his 85-year-old stepmother in Ekiti
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Man, 65, arrested for allegedly raping his 85-year-old stepmother in Ekiti

The Ekiti state police command has arrested a 65-year-old man, Durodola Kayode Ogundele, of Ayetoro-Ekiti for allegedly forcefully having sexual intercourse with his 85yr old Step-Mother in her room. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, ASP Abutu Sunday, said the suspect, who is a son to the victim's late husband, came into her room on June 15 to assist her in applying herbal medicine on her legs which he normally does due to her leg pain. ''The victim alleged that after applying the herbal medicine on her legs, the suspect forcefully had sexual intercourse with her twice.'' the statement in part read Abutu added that the state commissioner of Police, CP Tunde Mobayo, has ordered the case be transferred to the State CID and be thoroughly investigat...
Three in EFCC Custody over alleged Currency Counterfeiting
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Three in EFCC Custody over alleged Currency Counterfeiting

Three suspects have been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) following an investigation into an alleged case of conspiracy and currency counterfeiting. The suspects identified as Sylvannus Ireka Ifechukwu, Patrick Chima Ibiam, and Ajimijere Mathias Adegbenro are detained at the Lagos Zonal Office of the anti-graft agency. EFCC’s Head of Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren said they were arrested by the Nigeria Police Force Intelligence Bureau, Force Headquarters on April 30 in Obalende area of Lagos and handed over to the anti-graft agency for further investigation and prosecution. The statement read;   “The suspects, who are into currency counterfeiting, allegedly have a network spread across the globe." Uwajuren revealed that the suspec...
EFCC boss, Abdulrasheed Bawa, Recounts how a a Minister Connived with a Bank MD to Launder $37m
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EFCC boss, Abdulrasheed Bawa, Recounts how a a Minister Connived with a Bank MD to Launder $37m

The chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, says an investigation by the commission has revealed how a female Minister connived with a bank MD to launder $37 million using the real estate sector which according to him is one of the biggest ways through which money is laundered in Nigeria. Speaking during an interview with Channels TV, Bawa said about 90 to 100 percent of resources are being laundered through the sector. Not disclosing the name of the accused Minister, Bawa said “One of the problems we have in the country is the real estate. 90 to 100 percent of the resources are being laundered through the real estate. Of course, they are being regulated but they are not enough in terms of how they give their returns to the Special Co...
Father and Son Arrested by EFCC over alleged Internet Fraud
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Father and Son Arrested by EFCC over alleged Internet Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office, has arrested a man and his father over alleged Internet fraud. Malik Giles Bakare and his father, Isa Bola Bakare, are being investigated in an alleged case of conspiracy, computer-related fraud, obtaining by false pretense and retention of proceeds of unlawful activities. Malik Giles Bakare was arrested and handed over to the Commission by officers of the Nigeria Police, Force CID, Alagbon, Lagos on May 31, 2021. During the course of investigation, his father, Isa Bola Bakare, appeared at the Commission claiming ownership of a Range Rover car estimated at about N46 Million, which was recovered from his son. However, the father failed to provide a satisfactory account of how he was able to procure the vehi...
New report claims Billionaires Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Michael Bloomberg, paid very little in income taxes
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New report claims Billionaires Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Michael Bloomberg, paid very little in income taxes

According to a new report from ProPublica, there were some years when America's richest men paid absolutely no federal income tax. Despite being worth $191.7 billion according to Forbes’ , Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, who is the world’s richest man, reportedly didn’t spend a dime on federal income taxes in 2007 or 2011. Tesla CEO, Elon Musk, worth a reported $151 billion also didn't pay any Federal income tax in 2018. Citing confidential Internal Revenue Service data, the report by Propublica says businessman and New York native Carl Icahn got out of paying income tax to the feds twice and philanthropist George Soros did it three times. Former mayor Michael Bloomberg even had a year, recently, where he skipped federal tax season. And the amazing thing was that all these bi...
Instagram Comedian, Pankeeroy Explains Why he was Arrested by EFCC after Regaining Freedom
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Instagram Comedian, Pankeeroy Explains Why he was Arrested by EFCC after Regaining Freedom

Instagram comedian, Pankeeroy has explained why he was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission after regaining freedom. It was widely reported that the comedian was arrested alongside 34 others in April 2021, by operatives of the Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for alleged involvement in computer-related fraud. However in a statement released shortly after he regained freedom, Pankeeroy whose real name is Nwagbo Oliver Chidera claimed that he was arrested based on discreet information that he is a digital currency enthusiat. His lawyers however said he was released "as there was no form of nexus linking him to the purported commission of the investigated crime". Thanking his fans for their support, the comedian also st...
Police Rescue Man Picking Human Faeces near Osun School from mob
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Police Rescue Man Picking Human Faeces near Osun School from mob

The police on Friday May 21, rescued a 30-year-old man identified as Wasiu Olasukomi from a mob in Ede, Osun State after he was allegedly caught picking dried human faeces. The incident which attracted a crowd, occurred around 10:30am. The man was said to be putting the dried human faeces into a bag, raising suspicion of it being for ritual purposes. The police reportedly intervened after the angry mob including students attempted to lynch the suspect. Spokesperson of Osun police command, Yemisi Opalola confirmed the incident and also disclosed that five people were arrested for attacking police officers. She said the matter is being investigated.
High Profile Nigerians to Face Prosecution for financing Terrorism – AGF Abubakar Malami
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High Profile Nigerians to Face Prosecution for financing Terrorism – AGF Abubakar Malami

The Attorney-General of the Federation has disclosed that some high profile Nigerians will be facing prosecution for financing terrorism. This is coming after over 400 businessmen were arrested in an operation coordinated by the Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA), and in collaboration with the Department of State Services (DSS), Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Malami who addressed newsmen on Friday May 7, said the arrest of some of the suspects followed the recent conviction of some Nigerians for financing terrorism in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). He also disclosed that gave rise to a wider and far-reaching investigation in Nigeria. He said; “As you will actually know, some time back, there were certain convictions of Niger...
Girl in 6th Grade Opens Fires on Classmates at Idaho Middle School Injuring 3
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Girl in 6th Grade Opens Fires on Classmates at Idaho Middle School Injuring 3

A female middle school student opened fire on classmates at an Idaho middle school on Thursday, injuring a custodian and two other students before being disarmed by a teacher and taken into custody. The shooting happened at Rigby Middle School in Jefferson County just after 9 a.m on May 6th. The student, a sixth-grader, pulled the gun out of a backpack before she opened fire, authorities said. "During the shooting, a teacher disarmed the student and detained her until law enforcement took her into custody," Jefferson County Sheriff Steve Anderson said during a news conference. "She did take the handgun from the student." "She fired multiple rounds inside of the school and out," Anderson said at a news conference. "We don't have a lot of details of why. That is being...
Christ Embassy Under Investigation for allegedly Holding a Crowded Event in Ghana
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Christ Embassy Under Investigation for allegedly Holding a Crowded Event in Ghana

The Christ Embassy Church is currently being investigated by the Ghanaian Police for allegedly holding a crowded event, breaching the COVID-19 protocol in the West African country. On April 30, 2021, thousands of enthusiastic church members gathered at the Fantasy Dome for a programme organized by Christ Embassy dubbed “Pneumatic Night”. Videos shared online showed that the venue was filled to the brim. In a statement released by the Ghana Police Service, the church was accused of not adhering to the COVID-19 protocols and breaching the threshold of the number of people who could gather for a church event at a place. While the Fantasy Dome has been closed down, the church may be prosecuted if found guilty after a police investigation. The statement read; NEWS RELEASE: ...
Josh Duggar of ’19 Kids and Counting’ Pleads not Guilty to Child Pornography Charge
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Josh Duggar of ’19 Kids and Counting’ Pleads not Guilty to Child Pornography Charge

Former American reality TV star, Joshua Duggar has pleaded not guilty to receipt and possession of child pornography one day following his arrest. The hearing was held virtually over Zoom in the Western District of Arkansas on Friday, April 30. Duggar, who wore a black and white jumpsuit, appeared from jail and was seen smiling before his hearing kicked off. He was represented by Arkansas attorney Travis W. Story. The United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Arkansas confirmed the 33-year-old former "19 Kids and Counting" star has been charged with receiving and possessing material depicting the sexual abuse of children. Duggar is accused of allegedly using "the internet to download child sexual abuse material. Duggar allegedly possessed this material, so...
Trump’s Lawyer, Rudy Giuliani’s Apartment Raided by FBI
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Trump’s Lawyer, Rudy Giuliani’s Apartment Raided by FBI

The New York Upper East Side apartment of Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, was raided by the FBI on Wednesday morning, April 28, in connection with the bureau's ongoing investigation into his dealings in Ukraine. Guiliani has been under investigation for more than two years in connection with the criminal case against Lev Parnas and three other associates. Parnas and another Giuliani associate, Igor Fruman, were accused of a straw donor scheme. Apart from the donor scheme, they also met with Giuliani and introduced him to Ukrainian officials, around the same time with Trump’s first impeachment where he was accused of pressuring Ukranaian president Zelensky to carry out investigations against then-Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden in 2019. Giuliani, w...
NAPTIP Seals Off Baby Factory in Aba, Arrests Nigerian-American, two Others
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NAPTIP Seals Off Baby Factory in Aba, Arrests Nigerian-American, two Others

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has sealed off a baby factory in Aba, the commercial city of Abia State. Spokesperson for the agency, Stella Nezan, who disclosed this in a statement on Monday, April 26, said three persons connected to the crime including a Nigerian-American have been arrested while a manhunt has been launched for the owner of the place, Nwamaka Ijeoma Agozie, who is on the run. The baby factory, Nwamaka Herbal Centre, located at Ikpokwu, Ukwa West Local Government Area of Abia State was sealed by operatives of the Agency last Wednesday following the refusal of the owner to respond to invitations extended to her by the Agency. The investigation of the baby factory followed the arrest a Nigerian-American citizen who was...
38-year-old man Arrested for Allegedly Raping his Housekeeper’s 2-year-old Daughter
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38-year-old man Arrested for Allegedly Raping his Housekeeper’s 2-year-old Daughter

  A 38-year-old man has been arrested in Binh Thuan, Vietnam for raping his housekeeper’s two-year-old daughter. The suspect, Nguyen Quoc Lam, is being investigated under charges of "rape of a person aged under 16", the deputy director of the Binh Thuan police department, Pham That, said on Tuesday, April 20. Lam’s housekeeper often worked for his family in the central province’s Lien Huong Town. As the housekeeper and her daughter are homeless, the daughter often slept at Lam’s while her mother slept on the street. On April 17, as the housekeeper entered the house to start work, she heard her daughter’s cries. Rushing to her aid, she said, she saw Lam raping the girl, and so decided to inform the police. Lam ran away immediately after. Police eventually managed to trac...
Two Men Arrested for allegedly Diverting a Company’s N4.5 Million goods
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Two Men Arrested for allegedly Diverting a Company’s N4.5 Million goods

Men of the Ogun state police command have arrested a 32-year-old man, Mutiu Olaonipekun, a driver at Parkway Investment, a subsidiary of C_WAY Foods and Beverages Company Ota, for allegedly diverting goods worth #4.5 million belonging to the company. The suspect was arrested following a complaint lodged at the Onipanu divisional headquarters by the company that the driver was given a truck loaded with the company's goods on March 15 to deliver somewhere in Isolo Lagos. It was alleged that the driver absconded with the truck as well as the goods and his whereabouts was unknown. A statement released by DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesperson of the state police command, states that upon the report, the DPO Onipanu division, CSP Bamidele Job, detailed his detectives to unravel the myster...
US Lawmaker Matt Gaetz accused of showing nude photos of women he said he’d slept with to his colleagues on congress floor 
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US Lawmaker Matt Gaetz accused of showing nude photos of women he said he’d slept with to his colleagues on congress floor 

It seems like more problems are piling up for Florida Republican lawmaker, Rep. Matt Gaetz, as it's been alleged he bragged about women he claims he had slept with to his fellow lawmakers and even showed them nude photos of the women. Gaetz is being investigated by the US Justice Department over sex trafficking allegations. He made a name for himself when he arrived on Capitol Hill in 2016 as a conservative firebrand on TV and staunch defender of then-President Donald Trump. According to a new report by CNN, Gaetz gained a reputation in Congress over his relationships with women as he bragged about his sexual escapades to his colleagues. Gaetz allegedly showed off to other lawmakers photos and videos of nude women he said he had slept with, sources tell CNN, including while...
Footballer Toni Kroos reacts to plans by some countries to boycott the Qatar 2022 w/cup as reports allege 6,500 migrant workers have died in the country since 2010
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Footballer Toni Kroos reacts to plans by some countries to boycott the Qatar 2022 w/cup as reports allege 6,500 migrant workers have died in the country since 2010

World cup winning champion, Toni Kroos says "it's wrong" that Qatar were given 2022 World Cup hosting rights after reports alleging that thousands of migrant workers have died since the hosting rights of the competition were awarded to the gulf state eleven years ago. Germany have been among several countries to stage protests against alleged human rights violations in Qatar before their World Cup qualifying matches this month. A report from The Guardian showed a damning picture of working conditions and stated that more than 6,500 migrant workers have died in the Gulf State. However, Kroos does not think the problem will be solved by a proposed boycott of Qatar 2022. The report added that workers are subjected to very long hours in hot conditions without enough...
Lifeless body of 20-year-old lady found inside a gutter in Enugu (graphic)
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Lifeless body of 20-year-old lady found inside a gutter in Enugu (graphic)

The Enugu state Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Command, CP Mohammed Ndatsu Aliyu, psc, has ordered the State CID to carry out a full-scale investigation to unravel the circumstances surrounding the death of a young lady identified as Orji Chiamaka Precious Gold, aged 20, whose lifeless body was found in the gutter, along Presidential Road, Independence Layout, Enugu. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, states that her body was evacuated to the hospital, following information received in the early hours of Monday, March 29 by Police Operatives attached to New Haven Police Division. Ndukwe said the doctors on duty confirmed her dead while the corpse was deposited in the mortuary for preservation and autopsy. The police spoke...
”Don’t Come to me With your Religious Arrogance”- 2face Reacts to Pastor Suleiman’s Video
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”Don’t Come to me With your Religious Arrogance”- 2face Reacts to Pastor Suleiman’s Video

Nigerian singer 2Face Idibia has reacted to the recent video Apostle Johnson Suleiman, after he said he makes money through speaking in tongues. The clergyman while preaching at a church, said; “There is a rumor going round that I have the machine that prints money. I like that rumor. They said he should be investigated that he has a machine that prints money. Somebody asked is it true, I said yes. He said I didn’t know because I have already bought the machine. When you speak in tongues, you are printing money.” 2face reacting to the viral video on his Instastories said the church members were shouting when the Apostle said this, without realizing that they are the machine that prints the money. The singer warns that no one should come to him with religion arrogance, while...
24 Pregnant Women and 11 Children Rescued from Baby Factory in Calabar
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24 Pregnant Women and 11 Children Rescued from Baby Factory in Calabar

A security outfit, Operation Akpakwu which was set up by the Cross River State Government has rescued 24 pregnant women and 11 children from a suspected baby factory in Calabar, the state's capital. Handing over the rescued victims to the officials of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Officer Commanding 13 Brigade Provost of the Nigerian Army, Stanley Ikepeme who represented 13 Brigade Commander, Brigadier-General Mohammed Abdullahi disclosed that two suspects were arrested. NAPTIP official, Oba Jacobs who received the victims said the suspects will be investigated and charged to court.
Boxer Muhammad Aslam Khan Dies at 27 after Collapsing in the ring Following Brutal Knockout by Opponent 
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Boxer Muhammad Aslam Khan Dies at 27 after Collapsing in the ring Following Brutal Knockout by Opponent 

Pakistani boxer, Muhammad Aslam Khan has died after collapsing in the ring following a brutal knockout that left him with fatal internal injuries. The 27-year-old was taking on Wali Khan Tareen during a recent charity bout when he suffered a brutal knockout in the fourth round. According to local reports, Aslam Khan was taken to a private hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, where he died as a result of internal injuries. BOL News said “He didn’t die in the ring, he suffered facial injuries and there wasn’t anyone there to look after him.” It has been claimed that there were no medical personnel present at ringside for the clash when Aslam Khan collapsed in the ring after being hit by Wali Khan Tareen. Aslam Khan's death is being investigated by the authorities as it h...
Six Bank Hackers Arrested Over N5m Theft in Edo
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Six Bank Hackers Arrested Over N5m Theft in Edo

  Sixx suspected bank hackers who reportedly stole N5 million from a victim’s account, have been arrested by the operatives from the Anti-kidnapping and Cybercrime Unit of the police in Edo State. The suspects identified as David Ogunowo, Abiodun Adesina, Yusuf Ademola, Balogun Hakeem, Adetono Lukeman, and Adesola Kayode, were arrested on Friday January 29 after reportedly withdrawing N5 million from the victim's account through a Point of Sale (POS) operator in Ijebu-Ode in Ogun State. This reportedly occurred after the victim’s phone was stolen during a robbery operation in October in Benin City, with the SIM card in the phone reportedly sold to the hackers. One of the investigating officers said; “The bank account was successfully opened in Lagos. They then went to Ije...
Ronaldo In Police Trouble After Breaking Covid Rules For Girlfriend’s Birthday
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Ronaldo In Police Trouble After Breaking Covid Rules For Girlfriend’s Birthday

Juventus footballer Cristiano Ronaldo is being investigated by Italian police over a trip he allegedly took to celebrate his girlfriend's birthday. He is accused of breaking Covid-19 rules by travelling between the regions of Piedmont and Valle d'Aosta. Now-deleted footage posted on social media showed the couple on a snowmobile in a mountain resort, the same day Georgina Rodriguez turned 27. Italy is seeing hundreds of deaths and thousands of infections daily. The country was hit badly in the early stages of the pandemic last year and is now in a political crisis after struggling to bring down cases in a second wave. Valle d'Aosta police said they were investigating the couple over the alleged trip to the Courmayeur ski resort. Under current rules in Italy, travel betw...
Drug Smuggler who Swallowed Over 90 Packages of Cocaine Jailed for 4 years
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Drug Smuggler who Swallowed Over 90 Packages of Cocaine Jailed for 4 years

A drug smuggler who swallowed over 1kg of cocaine worth an estimated £80,000 been jailed for 4 years in the UK. Henry Michael Penijn, 36, who lived in the Netherlands with no fixed abode, was investigated by the UK National Crime Agency after flying from Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, into Gatwick Airport on 12 December 2020. Shortly after being stopped by Border Force, Penijn admitted that he had swallowed more than 90 packages of cocaine, though he gave no explanation as to why he’d done it. After having the drugs tested, NCA investigators found the cocaine was 64% pure, and would have been worth in excess of £80,000 if cut and sold on British streets. Penijn appeared at Lewes Crown Court on 19 January 2021, where he was sentenced to four years in prison, having entered ...
Fire Outbreak at Nigeria Immigration Service Headquarters
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Fire Outbreak at Nigeria Immigration Service Headquarters

There was a fire outbreak at the Nigeria Immigration Service headquarters in Abuja today January 10. The Service disclosed this in a statement on its official Twitter handle this morning. According to the service, the fire affected some of the offices in the headquarters.   The tweet reads ''A fire incident occurred in our Service Headquarters this Morning. It affected some of our Offices. 2.The fire has been put out by our Federal Fire Station&support from other agencies around the Airport. 3.The cause of the fire is being investigated.We assure the public that the incident will not in any way affect the discharge of our services.''  
Suspected South African drug lord, Teddy Mafia shot dead
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Suspected South African drug lord, Teddy Mafia shot dead

Suspected South African drug lord, Yaganathan Pillay, popularly known as Teddy Mafia, has been shot dead. He was 59. Reports said Pilay was shot twice in the head at his home in Shallcross, south of Durban on Monday afternoon. He died shortly after arriving at Chatsmed hospital in Chatsworth. After the shooting, two alleged hitmen were beheaded and their bodies burnt on Taurus Street in Shallcross, south of Durban. Confirming the shooting, Brigadier Jay Naicker of KwaZulu Natal (KZN) South Africa Police Service (SAPS) said Pillay sustained two gunshot wounds to the head and later died in hospital. “The daughter of this well-known drug dealer, was informed by her father that he would be expecting visitors earlier on Monday afternoon. “She left him and went to the back of ...
Amotekun Member Detained for Allegedly Shooting Police Officer in Oyo state
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Amotekun Member Detained for Allegedly Shooting Police Officer in Oyo state

A police officer identified as Fatai Yekini was on Saturday allegedly shot at by a member of the Oyo State Security Network also known as Amotekun Corps A member of the Oyo State chapter of the Amotekun Corps, identified as Ibrahim Ogundele, was arrested in relation to the crime. The incident happened at the Sanga area of Oyo at the weekend. The suspect who works at Isale Oyo allegedly shot Mr. Fatai Yekini, a special police constabulary attached to Ojongbodu Police Station, Oyo town. Police spokesman Mr. Olugbenga Fadeyi said the incident occurred when police officers at Ojongbodu Division were responding to calls to dislodge youths holding a carnival despite warning. He said the Amotekun Corps personnel has been detained at the police station. Fadeyi said,“ Yes,...
Federal Government  Suspends 12 EFCC Directors
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Federal Government Suspends 12 EFCC Directors

The Federal government has reportedly suspended 12 directors of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC. The suspension of the directors comes days after the Federal government also suspended the acting chairman of the commission, Ibrahim Magu, who is currently being investigated for allegations of fraud. The Nation reports that the notice of suspension for the directors was communicated to the Acting Chairman of the Commission, Mr. Mohammed Umar, by the Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation on Tuesday night July 14.
Osinbajo Writes IGP, Demands Investigation of False Allegation of him Taking N4b From Ibrahim Magu
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Osinbajo Writes IGP, Demands Investigation of False Allegation of him Taking N4b From Ibrahim Magu

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has petitioned the Inspector General of Police Muhammed Adamu, demanding for an investigation of "false" allegation of him allegedly taking N4b from the money allegedly stolen by suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu. Jackson Ude, a former director of strategy and communications under President Goodluck Jonathan administration had alleged that Magu embezzled over N39 billion and gave Mr Osinbajo N4 billion for soft landing. He also claimed that the Vice President is being investigated over his "involvement in the scandal". Backing the Vice President media aide Laolu Akande's claim of the report being “false and baseless fabrications", Osinbajo's lawyer Taiwo Osipitan averred that Ude's tweet was aimed ...

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