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29 Men are Charged with Sexual Exploitation and Rape of a 13-year-old Girl over 7 year Period
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29 Men are Charged with Sexual Exploitation and Rape of a 13-year-old Girl over 7 year Period

Police have charged a group of 29 men in connection with child sexual exploitation of a girl over a seven-year period in West Yorkshire, UK According to the charge sheet released Thursday, May 13, majority of the alleged crime is said to have taken place in Calderdale, with some said to have occurred in the Bradford District. The crime was allegedly perpetrated on a female victim between 2003 and 2010, while she was aged between 13 and 20, it is claimed. The men have been charged with a variety of sexual offences following an investigation into non-recent child sexual exploitation. Eight suspects who were arrested over the course of the investigation have been released without charge. While the group of 29 men will appear at Bradford Magistrates Court on 7 and 9 July. ...
Fake EFCC operatives busted while trying to extort a Lagos resident with armed policemen
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Fake EFCC operatives busted while trying to extort a Lagos resident with armed policemen

Two fake operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have been busted while trying to extort a Lagos resident with armed policemen. Twitter user, Samuel Otigba who shared a video from the scene, said one of the fake operatives tried escaping by jumping from a 4 storey but fell into the electric fence. They were later handed over to real EFCC operatives, while the mobile police officer with a rifle escaped. He tweeted; Omoooo today is wild. We caught 2 men that came into our estate claiming to be EFCC officials, with fake EFCC ids & accompanied with Mopol, trying to extort money from a resident. One of the fake officers tried escaping by jumping from a 4 storey but fell into the electric fence. The mobile police officer with a rifle escaped. They have been h...
Police rescue kidnap victim, arrest suspected illicit drug dealer in Delta
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Police rescue kidnap victim, arrest suspected illicit drug dealer in Delta

Operatives of the Delta State Police Command have rescued a 27-year-old kidnap victim, Jeffrey Emekume and arrested a suspected illicit drug dealer, Aliyu Adamu. Acting spokesperson of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, in a statement on Wednesday, May 12, said the Divisional Police Officer of Sapele Division got information that Emekume was kidnapped on the Eku-Abraka Road. "On the 8/5/2021 at about 2000hrs, information got to the divisional police officer Sapele Division CSP Harrison Nwabuisi that one Jeffrey Emekume ‘m’ 27yrs was kidnapped along Eku Abraka road Eku with his Lexus Jeep sky blue with Reg. No. RSH 716 AX on  Sapele road," Edafe stated. The DPO Sapele swiftly mobilized and led Crack Teams into the bush and the hoodlum who, could not withstand ...
Police Arrest Five Suspected Pipeline vandals in Delta
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Police Arrest Five Suspected Pipeline vandals in Delta

The Delta State Police Command has arrested five suspected pipeline vandals and recovered a lorry with 170 pieces of pipes. Spokesperson of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, who disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday, May 12, said the suspects specialised in vandalising oil pipelines at the Ogulagha Dried Land. "On the 8/5/2021 at about 1745hrs, Anti-Crime Patrol of ‘A’ Division Warri while on routine patrol intercepted lorry with Reg. No. BDG 358 YA with five (5) suspects, on searching, the lorry was loaded with one hundred and seventy (170) pieces of 6inchs already cut to various sizes,' Edafe stated. "The suspects are allegedly experts in the act of vandalizing Federal Government Pipeline at Ogulagha Dried Land. The five occupants Lukeman Jimoh ‘m’ 40yrs, Shola Bimigo ‘m’,...
Rape: We will keep Baba Ijesha till court workers resume from strike – Lagos police commissioners tells Yomi Fabiyi and other protesters
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Rape: We will keep Baba Ijesha till court workers resume from strike – Lagos police commissioners tells Yomi Fabiyi and other protesters

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu has said that actor Olanrewaju Omiyinka a.k.a Baba Ijesha will be kept in custody till the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria calls off its nationwide strike and courts resume so that he could be arraigned. Odumosu said this in response to the protest Baba Ijesha's friend and colleague Yomi Fabiyi, and others held on Wednesday May 12 at the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Panti, Yaba, for his release on bail. The police commissioner also disclosed that Baba Ijesha has been held in custody based on legal advice from the Directorate of Public Prosecutions in the state Ministry of Justice, and after a prima facie case had been established against him. He said;  “When they got the SCIID today (Wednesday), ...
Security Forces Arrest another IPOB/ESN Henchman
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Security Forces Arrest another IPOB/ESN Henchman

The Second in Command to the neutralized IPOB/ESN militant leader Ikonso, Awurum Eze, has been arrested by security operatives in Aba, Abia State. A statement released by the director of Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen. Mohammed Yerima, states that the 48-years-old Awurum Eze, a native of Umoneke Nta, Isiala-Mbano LGA, Imo State, had on the 4th of May 2021 escaped when operatives of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) stormed his village house in Isiala Mbano where he was hiding. ''Intensive manhunt was thereafter launched towards tracing and arresting him. He was eventually apprehended on Wednesday, 12 May 2021, in Aba after weeks of unrelenting follow-ups by operatives. Awurum Eze is one of the main sponsors of the numerous killings in Imo State and has been on the wanted li...
UEFA Open Disciplinary Investigation against Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus
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UEFA Open Disciplinary Investigation against Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus

UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Real Madrid, Barcelona, and Juventus for their involvement with the European Super League project. The three clubs are the only teams of the original 12 Super League clubs who signed up for the breakaway competition not to have formally renounced the competition and renewed their commitments to UEFA. The trio could be expelled from the Champions League for two years as a consequence. UEFA released a statement on Wednesday which read: 'In accordance with Article 31(4) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations, UEFA Ethics, and Disciplinary Inspectors have today been appointed to conduct a disciplinary investigation regarding a potential violation of UEFA's legal framework by Real Madrid CF, FC Barcelona and Juventus FC in connection w...
Woman, 23,  is Mistakenly Given Six Doses of the Pfizer Vaccine in one go 
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Woman, 23,  is Mistakenly Given Six Doses of the Pfizer Vaccine in one go 

A 23-year-old Italian woman was mistakenly given six doses of the Pfizer vaccine in one go, but luckily, she suffered no ill effects. The woman, a student, was discharged from hospital in a good condition after receiving fluids and paracetamol following the injection on Sunday, news agency AGI reported on Monday night. Instead of injecting just one dose into the arm of the student, a nurse at the Noa hospital in Tuscany mistakenly injected the entire vial, the equivalent of six doses. The nurse immediately realised her mistake and alerted both the patient and an attending doctor, who then admitted the woman in hospital for 24 hours under observation as a precaution. Dr. Antonella Vicenti, director of infectious diseases at Noa Hospital, told CBS that the woman had not suffe...
Update: Police never Tortured Omolola Ejioye to Death, he fell ill – CP Lagos
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Update: Police never Tortured Omolola Ejioye to Death, he fell ill – CP Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has refuted claims of alleged torture and killing of Omolola Rotimi Ejioye, by policemen attached to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti. LIB reported that Ejioye, aka Eji, died in police custody on May 7, five days after he was allegedly arrested at Ladega area of Ikorodu. The State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, in a statement issued on Monday, May 10, said late Ejioye was not tortured to dead but died at Falomo Police Hospital, Ikoyi, where he was admitted after falling sick. "The Lagos State Police Command has deemed it necessary to refute and clear the air on the alleged torture and killing of one Omolola Rotimi Ejioye, aka Eji, by the operatives of the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba on Sunday...
Former Premier League Star Ki Sung-yueng Investigated by Police over alleged Financial crimes
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Former Premier League Star Ki Sung-yueng Investigated by Police over alleged Financial crimes

Former premier league player, Ki Sung-yueng is being investigated  over a alleged financial crime just months after denying he sexually assaulted two former teammates. Ki - who played for Swansea, Sunderland and Celtic was questioned in South Korea over a farmland purchase with his dad according to new reports. The pair are alleged to have broken the law after buying ten plots including farmland in 2015 and 2016. According to reports, they are suspected of falsifying documents on farming plans and turning land in Gwangju into a parking lot. It is said they made a huge profit after reselling plots to contractors of a private park and apartment complexes early this year. Buyers of farmland in South Korea must present a farming business proposal. Police said Ki, 32, had denied...
Police arrest notorious robbery suspect with pistol in Kaduna
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Police arrest notorious robbery suspect with pistol in Kaduna

Operatives of the Kaduna State Police Command have arrested a notorious suspected armed robber and cultist. Spokesman Mohammed Jalige made the disclosure in a statement on Sunday, May 9. Mr. Jalige said the command acted on credible intelligence received from a good samaritan through the DPO Kabala West on May 8, about 7 am, which led to his arrest. “We were reliably informed that a suspected armed robber responsible for terrorizing and dispossessing unsuspecting commuters of their valuables on Nnamdi Azikwe Expressway, Kaduna, was sighted at an usual spot. “On getting a hint of the situation, the operatives of the command swiftly swung into action, carefully traced the location and succeeded in apprehending the suspect.” He said that the suspect hails from Dekina LGA in...
Shoppers Fighting for life as knifeman goes on a stabbing spree in New Zealand Supermarket
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Shoppers Fighting for life as knifeman goes on a stabbing spree in New Zealand Supermarket

Three shoppers are fighting for their lives after a knifeman went on a stabbing spree at a Countdown Supermarket in Dunedin, New Zealand on Monday, May 10. Eyewitnesses said there was chaos as a knifeman injured several people in Dunedin before walking into a police station next door. Three of those stabbed are in critical condition. The alleged attacker was arrested after the horror unfolded at 2.35pm local time, NZ Herald reported. Police have praised the bravery of shoppers who intervened to confront a man in the "random attack". Southern police district commander Paul Basham told reporters police responded within minutes. Officers found four people with stab injuries and the alleged offender, who had been detained by members of the public. He praised the br...
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Retired Police Officer Arrested for allegedly Beating Wife to Death

A retired Assistant Superintendent of Police has been arrested for allegedly beating his wife to death in Bauchi. Daniel Salka, who is also the head of Sabon Layi Kwara hamlet in Bogoro Local Government Area of Bauchi State, has been suspended by his local government over the alleged violence that led to his wife's death, Hajara Daniel. A statement from the Chairman of Bogoro local government, Iliya Habila, signed by Director of Administration and General Services, Mr. Marcus Nehemaih, reads: "The suspension is with immediate effect pending the outcome of an investigation by the police. "Mr. Daniel Salka is alleged to have beaten his wife, the late Mrs Hajara, to death on April 19, 2021. He was arrested by the combined team of vigilantes and DSS officials on April 26, 2021 in ...
Body of Kano Varsity Student Found Dumped at Sand Excavation site 5 Days after he was Declared Missing
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Body of Kano Varsity Student Found Dumped at Sand Excavation site 5 Days after he was Declared Missing

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

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Hakeem Odumosu has dismissed rumour of the fire incident at Kairo market in Oshodi being caused by explosives. Odumosu who conducted an on-the-spot assessment of the damages at the market on Friday May 7, said the Explosive Ordinance Department of the State Police Command has not discovered any bomb at the scene of the incident, and therefore the fire could not have been caused by a bomb explosion. He said;   “We have seen what happened and we give God the glory no lives were lost. No matter the values of things that were lost, it cannot be compared with lives. We also thank God that the portion that got burnt is not more than the area not burnt. “Since it started, I have deployed my men and they have ...
Mother Being Investigated for Attempted Murder after Locking her Emaciated ‘Unwanted’ baby in Wardrobe
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Mother Being Investigated for Attempted Murder after Locking her Emaciated ‘Unwanted’ baby in Wardrobe

A mother in Russia is under investigation for attempted murder after she allegedly locked her emaciated 'unwanted' baby inside a wardrobe. There were fears for the baby Polina's life when she was discovered starving and haggard. The baby's 13-year-old brother Matvey secretly went against their mother, Yulia Zykova, 38, to feed her, if not the baby won't have been found alive. When Polina was five months old she was found hidden in a duffle bag inside a wardrobe by a family friend. The baby girl's pictures caused shock around the country and prosecutors wondered if the mum was psychologically okay. Zykova has since been declared 'sane' after psychiatric evaluation and is now under investigation for 'attempted murder' and 'cruelty'. She is facing up to 15 years in ...
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...
FG says prominent Nigerians to face trial for terrorism financing
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FG says prominent Nigerians to face trial for terrorism financing

The Federal Government says some prominent businessmen and organisations will soon be prosecuted for alleged offences relating to terrorism financing in the country. Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, revealed this when he fielded questions from State House correspondents in Abuja on Friday. According to him, far-reaching investigations have indicated that high-profile individuals have been implicated in various cases of terrorism financing across the country. He said: “As you will actually know, sometimes back there were certain convictions of Nigerians allegedly involved in terrorism financing in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). “That gave rise to wider and far-reaching investigations in Nigeria. “I’m happy to report that arising from the wider inves...
Police Arrest two Fake Soldiers Including a Woman in Delta
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Police Arrest two Fake Soldiers Including a Woman in Delta

The Delta State Police Command has arrested two fake soldiers including a woman and recovered military uniforms. Spokesperson of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday, May 7, said the suspects were arrested from a hotel in Effurun, in Uvwie Local Government Area of the state. "On the 5/5/2021 at about 1300hrs, information received that a woman Jemilia Suleman ‘f’ age 48yrs, a native of Plateau State with one Monagor Charles ‘m’ age 61yrs of Ndokwa East L.G Area Delta State were found wearing military uniforms and lodged in Beji Court Hotel Bendel Estate Off Airport road Effurun,' Edafe stated. The DPO Ogborikoko Division CSP Martha Ikong detailed and led surveillance operative in conjunction with military personnel to the hotel and arrested...
President Buhari Suspends Hadiza Bala Usman as NPA MD, Orders probe
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President Buhari Suspends Hadiza Bala Usman as NPA MD, Orders probe

President Buhari has approved the suspension of Hadiza Bala Usman as the managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). According to a statement released by presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, Her suspension followed a recommendation by Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, to set up an administrative panel of inquiry to investigate the Hadiza-led management of the NPA. ''President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the recommendation of the Ministry of Transportation under Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi for the setting up of an Administrative Panel of Inquiry to investigate the Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA. The President has also approved that the Managing Director, Hadiza Bala Usman step aside while the investigation is carried out. M...
Robbery Suspects Lynched in Kano
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Robbery Suspects Lynched in Kano

Two robbery suspects got quite unlucky as they were lynched by a mob in Yamadawa Quarter in Gwale Local Government Area of Kano State, for allegedly attempting to snatch a car on Wednesday May 5. The suspects identified as Abdullahi Isma’il, 24, of Sani Mainagge Quarters, in Kano metropolis and Abubakar Hussain, 24, of Kankara LGA, Katsina State, allegedly made their move while residents were breaking their Ramadan fast Wednesday evening. It reportedly drew the attention of some residents who raised an alarm. The suspects were apprehended after the area was cordoned off following the alarm raised. Isma’il however died from injuries sustained from the lynching. Police spokesperson in Kano, Abdullahi Kiyawa said; “A pistol and a knife were recovered from them. Suspects sustaine...
Qatar finance minister, Ali Sherif al-Emadi arrested over alleged embezzlement
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Qatar finance minister, Ali Sherif al-Emadi arrested over alleged embezzlement

Qatari Finance Minister, Ali Sherif al-Emadi has been arrested for questioning over allegations of embezzlement, abuse of power, and crimes related to the public sector. A statement carried by state news agency QNA announced his arrest on Thursday, May 6. "After reviewing documents, and their attached reports, The Attorney General ordered the arrest of the Minister of Finance Ali Sharif Al-Emadi to investigate what was mentioned in the reports of crimes related to practicing public office, which were damage to public funds, abuse of public office, and abusive of power. The Attorney General ordered extensive investigations regarding the crimes raised in the documents,” read the official statement. An investigation is underway, the statement added. "The findings and investiga...
Gunmen Abduct Unspecified Number of Abia state University students
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Gunmen Abduct Unspecified Number of Abia state University students

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

A 28-year-old man, Opeyemi Adeola Ganiyu, has been arrested by men of Ogun state police command for allegedly killing his mother-in-law, Abosede Oyewole. A statement released by DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesperson of the state police command, states that the suspect was arrested following a report made at Atan Ota divisional headquarters by one Odunayo Mathew, who reported that the suspect, who is married to the daughter of the deceased, is fond of beating his wife on slight provocation. ''On a fateful day, the suspect, as usual, had beaten up his wife and inflicted injuries on her. The deceased went to meet him in order to warn him to desist from beating her daughter. On sighting the deceased in his house, the suspect descended heavily on her, beat her mercilessly before stabbin...
Man arrested in Ogun for defiling all his three daughters
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Man arrested in Ogun for defiling all his three daughters

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 52-year-old man, Kayode Adeniyi, for allegedly defiling his three daughters and the 10-year-old niece of his neighbour. The suspect, who lives at No. 12 Abere-Ifa Street, Ijoko, in the Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of the state, was arrested after he was reported to the police by his neighbour. Adeniyi was alleged to have s3xually abused his three underage daughters before he was arrested for defiling the 10-year-old girl. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday. Oyeyemi said Adeniyi was arrested following a report lodged at the Agbado Divisional Headquarters by the victim’s aunt. He said the aunt went to the station with the victim and reported that the ...
11 suspected Cultists and Traffic Robbers nabbed in Lagos
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11 suspected Cultists and Traffic Robbers nabbed in Lagos

The Lagos state police command's operatives attached to the Strike Team of the Command, have arrested eleven(11) suspected cultists and traffic robbers known for attacking and dispossessing innocent people of their belongings at Railway Crossing, Ikeja Along, Ikeja-Lagos. A statement released by CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, states that the operatives who responded to a distress call from one of the victims (name withheld), raced to the area and arrested some of the suspects in action while others were arrested at their hideouts around Ikeja Along. Adejobi said the suspects have confessed to the crime. He added that the suspects also revealed that they attack their targets with iron rods, guns, cutlasses, and charms during operation. He gave the names of the suspects arrested as Sadiq M...
Police Make one Arrest after Man Utd Protests
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Police Make one Arrest after Man Utd Protests

Greater Manchester Police has made one arrest following Sunday's protest by Manchester United fans at Old Trafford. A number of supporters forced their way into Old Trafford prior to Sunday's scheduled 4.30pm kick-off against Liverpool as a demonstration against the club's owners, the Glazer family, escalated into incidents of damage and violence. The fixture was postponed around an hour later amid the disruption with a decision yet to be made on a re-arranged date for the game to be played. Greater Manchester Police has confirmed that six officers were injured during the demonstration, with one needing hospital treatment who has now been discharged. "Six police officer injuries have been reported so far with one officer receiving a fractured eye socket, requiring medical t...
Suspected Nigerian drug kingpin “Tiger Mustafa” arrested in India after two days on the run
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Suspected Nigerian drug kingpin “Tiger Mustafa” arrested in India after two days on the run

The India's Narcotic Control Bureau has arrested a suspected Nigerian drug lord, Tiger Mustafa at Anjuna in North Goa. The accused was arrested on Sunday night, May 2, by a joint team of NCB and Anjuna police. He had managed to flee during a narcotics raid conducted on April 30. A senior NCB official said that the accused was on the run since a café at Arambol beach in North Goa was raided and various drugs seized. "Tiger Mustafa was arrested from Anjuna on Sunday by a joint team of local police and NCB,” a senior NCB official said. The NCB also arrested one Cajitan Fernandes who was providing shelter to Mustafa when he was on the run since the raid was conducted. On Friday, April 30, on the basis of intelligence developed by NCB Mumbai, the teams of NCB Mumbai and Goa h...
13-year-old girl allegedly commits suicide in Calabar
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13-year-old girl allegedly commits suicide in Calabar

A 13-year-old girl simply identified as Nsebong has allegedly committed suicide in Calabar, the Cross River State capital. According FadFM Calabar publicist, Archibong Efefiom, the incident happened at Diamond Hill area of Calabar on Sunday evening, May 2. It was gathered that teen's guardian had raised alarm over her disappearance. Neighbours gathered and embarked on a search only to discover her lifeless body dangling from a building. Efefiom wrote; Tragedy struck this evening in Diamond Hill, Calabar, when one miss Nsebong, a young girl of 13 allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself beside her house. This occurred after she made countless trips to the scene just to make sure nobody was around to notice while she indulged in the act. She had initially sneaked out w...
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: ...
Police Intercept 753 Live Ammunition meant for General-Purpose Machine Gun in Ebonyi
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Police Intercept 753 Live Ammunition meant for General-Purpose Machine Gun in Ebonyi

The Nigeria Police Force has said that police officers in Ebonyi State intercepted about 753 live ammunition meant for General-Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG). Spokesperson of the Nigeria Police Force, Frank Mba disclosed this in a statement released on Sunday May 2. Mba said the weapons were concealed in a sack being transported in a commercial vehicle from Abakaliki in Ebonyi State, to Umuahia in Abia State. The statement read; The operatives of the Nigeria Police Force attached to the Ebonyi State Police Command have intercepted 753 live ammunition of General-Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG) concealed in a sac being transported in a commercial vehicle from Abakaliki, Ebonyi State to Umuahia in Abia State. The intelligence-driven covert operation, which led to the interception and rec...
EPL: Man Utd Could have Three Points Deducted after Liverpool clash is Cancelled
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EPL: Man Utd Could have Three Points Deducted after Liverpool clash is Cancelled

  Manchester United are facing a points deduction, as Premier League and FA rules contradict one another on postponements, the UK Mirror reports. The Red Devils were set to play Liverpool by 4.30pm this Sunday, but the match was cancelled after shocking scenes at Old Trafford. Over 200 supporters invaded the pitch after attacking policemen outside the stadium. With no assurances over safety regarding driving the team bus to the stadium, for United or Liverpool, a decision was made to call the game off. The Premier League have begun an investigation into the incident and are questioning how over 200 fans got into the stadium. According to the FA’s rulebook in section 8.3.4, it states that United could be found to have been at fault for the match not going ahead and ...
Man Utd vs Liverpool Postponed after Fan Protests
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Man Utd vs Liverpool Postponed after Fan Protests

Manchester United's Premier League game against Liverpool at Old Trafford has been postponed following protests against the Glazer family. Hundreds of fans got into the stadium ahead of the behind-closed-doors contest, which was originally scheduled for a 4.30pm kick-off before being delayed and then called off completely. Discussions are taking place around finding a new date for the fixture. A United statement read: "Following discussion between the Police, The Premier League, Trafford Council and the clubs, our match against Liverpool has been postponed due to safety and security considerations around the protest today. Discussions will now take place with the Premier League on a revised date for the fixture. "Our fans are passionate about Manchester United, and we compl...
Diego Maradona’s Medical Team was ‘Inappropriate, Deficient and Reckless’, Investigation into his Death Finds
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Diego Maradona’s Medical Team was ‘Inappropriate, Deficient and Reckless’, Investigation into his Death Finds

Diego Maradona's medical team acted in an "inappropriate, deficient and reckless way", an investigation into his death has found. The Argentinian football legend, 60, died in November 2020 from heart attack weeks after he underwent brain surgery. His death sent shockwaves and also sparked a flurry of accusation on who was to blame after his long battle with addiction and ill health. Prosecutors in Argentina later launched an investigation, including searches of the World Cup's winner's property and that of his personal doctor and others involved in his care. Now, the probe into his last moments has concluded that he did not receive the best medical attention. In a report dated 30 April and shared with the Reuters news agency, investigators said: "The action of the health...
Police Arrests Bribe-seeking Officer in Viral video
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Police Arrests Bribe-seeking Officer in Viral video

The Nigeria Police Force has arrested the bribe-seeking police officer seen in a viral video that was shared on Saturday, May 1. The video showed the officer asking for a bribe from a man who he stopped for driving without a tint permit. In a tweet posted on its handle, the Police complaint unit said the erring officer has been arrested. ''The officer who was seen in this viral video behaving in an unprofessional and corrupt manner, has been identified, arrested, disarmed and detained for further investigation and disciplinary action. Ekiti PPRO.''
Banditry: Katsina emirate suspends district head
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Banditry: Katsina emirate suspends district head

Yusuf was suspended following complaints from residents and a security report indicting him.   Alhaji Mamman Ifo, Sarkin Yakin Katsina and secretary to the Katsina Emirate Council told BBC Hausa that the sanction of the traditional ruler was meant to complement government’s efforts in the ongoing fight against banditry in the state. Mannan Ifo said the emirate had already set up a special committee to investigate the allegations against the district head. He said once the commission completed its investigation, it would submit its report to the government, and if it was established that the embattled district head was not guilty, he would be reinstated.
Nigerian Man Stabbed to Death While trying to Protect his Son in the U.K
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Nigerian Man Stabbed to Death While trying to Protect his Son in the U.K

A Nigerian dad, 40, was stabbed to death on a busy London street while trying to protect his son. Michael Olatunde Fadayomi, who has been hailed as a "pillar of the community", was a football coach and a devoted single dad who was popular in the community. He was knifed after a fight started on the top floor of a busy bus in North West London on Thursday, April 29. Witnesses said Mr Fadayomi's teenage son - understood to be heading to football training - "had some problems on the bus with someone". When his father intervened, the confrontation escalated and spilled out onto the pavement. The son - who has not been named - desperately tried to intervene as his father was repeatedly stabbed before an ambulance arrived. Emergency services rushed to the scene shortly ...
Influencer and her Boyfriend Fall 120ft to their Death in Possible Murder-suicide
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Influencer and her Boyfriend Fall 120ft to their Death in Possible Murder-suicide

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

A middle-aged woman has died while undergoing a 14-day fasting and prayer session to save her troubled marriage in the Isheri Olofin area of Lagos State. Punch reports that late Owoyele had sought spiritual help regarding her matrimonial challenges at the Christ Apostolic Church, Ori-Oke Gbogunmi, aka Ajanpelenbe Mountain, located on Pipeline Road, Isheri Olofin (pictured above). She was said to have been placed on 14-day fasting and prayer, but on the 10th day, things took a tragic turn as she suddenly collapsed after the morning prayers inside the church. Speaking on the incident, the resident pastor, Alfred Sunday, said after late Owoyele lost consciousness during the spiritual exercise, she was rushed to the Igando General Hospital for treatment where she sadly lost her life....
Painter Arrested for allegedly Impersonating Lagos Monarch, Oba Elegushi and Defrauding Facebook Lover of N51m
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Painter Arrested for allegedly Impersonating Lagos Monarch, Oba Elegushi and Defrauding Facebook Lover of N51m

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a painter, Moses Olaitan, and his accomplice, Segun Omoshola, for allegedly impersonating the Elegushi of Ikate land, Oba Saheed Elegushi, and using his image to defraud a woman they met on Facebook of N51m. Parading the suspect before newsmen on Thursday, April 29, the state Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, said the suspect was arrested following a complaint lodged at the station. He said after a detailed investigation, detectives tracked down and arrested Olaitan and Segun three months after perpetrating the crime. Speaking to newsmen, Olaitan said after he opened a Facebook account in the name of the monarch and started posting different pictures of the traditional ruler to attract potential suitors. “Everything happened on F...
I knew this would happen, hence I have been pushing for this case to be brought to Abuja – Actress Tonto Dikeh reacts to report that Baba Ijesha could be released
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I knew this would happen, hence I have been pushing for this case to be brought to Abuja – Actress Tonto Dikeh reacts to report that Baba Ijesha could be released

Actress Tonto Dikeh has reacted to report of actor Baba Ijesha possibly being released on Friday April 30, by the police who have said that investigation into the case shows the actor did not defile the victim. LIB reported earlier that a police source who spoke to Punch said the ongoing strike action by members of the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria has prevented courts in the state from sitting and in turn prevented the police from arraigning the suspect. The police source said Baba Ijesha could not be detained indefinitely without trial. The police source had also told the publication; The CCTV footage has been assessed and nowhere was it captured that Baba Ijesha defiled her. The footage only showed him touching the victim’s body but it never showed him having any sexual int...
Akwa Ibom NSCDC Arrests two illegal Petroleum Dealers with Truckload of Adulterated AGO Concealed under Youghurt drinks
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Akwa Ibom NSCDC Arrests two illegal Petroleum Dealers with Truckload of Adulterated AGO Concealed under Youghurt drinks

Operatives of the Nigeria Security andCivil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Akwa Ibom State Command have arrested two suspects for illegal dealing on Petroleum products suspected to be Automative Gas Oil (AGO) popularly known as diesel. The adulterated diesel was found hidden underneath and in between packs of Youghurt drinks. The suspects, Aliyu Mohammadu, 27 and Sani Mohammedu, 25, were paraded before newsmen at the NSCDC Exhibit Yard in Uyo on Wednesday, April 28. While parading the truck and suspects, the State Commandant, Adekunle Fadeyi stated that the truck intercepted on Friday, April 23, was loaded in Ahoada in Rivers State, and had evaded several security check points. "Luck however ran out on the criminals when vigilant NSCDC operatives stationed at the Calabar/Itu hi...
Amotekun and OPC Members Arrest 6 Bandits in Oyo Forest with 183 Cows, Weapons, Cash
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Amotekun and OPC Members Arrest 6 Bandits in Oyo Forest with 183 Cows, Weapons, Cash

Operatives of the Oyo State Security Network Agency popularly called Amotekun Corps in collaboration with Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) and Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN) have arrested six bandits at the Kajola Local Government Area of Oyo state. A statement released by the commander of the Amotekun in the state, Col. Olayinka, said the operation was carried out while on their joint routine patrol in the early hours of today April 29. "They tried to escape from the scene but were given hot pursuit by the operatives as they tried to evade arrest. We are still on the trail of others who managed to escape from the scene." He gave the names of those arrested as Awali Atine, Ibrahim Abu, Shuaib Balau, Ibrahim Musa, Abdullah Masika and Umar Aliu Masika. He said all the six s...
Pornhub CEO’s £11m Mansion Goes up in Flames in Suspected Arson Attack
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Pornhub CEO’s £11m Mansion Goes up in Flames in Suspected Arson Attack

Pornhub CEO Feras Antoon's £11m mansion has gone up in flames in a suspected arson attack. The mansion was under construction and recently put up for sale boasting eight bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, and plans for multiple elevators in Montreal in Quebec, Canada. Police found the 1.4 acre property ablaze after receiving reports of two people spotted trespassing there at 11.30pm on Sunday, April 25. Neighbours were evacuated as more than 80 firefighters tackled the flames in the Ahuntsic-Cartierville neighbourhood, DailyStar reports. No one was hurt but the fire caused "major" damage to the mansion before it was under control by 2.30am. Police spokesman Julien Lévesque told VICE: "Police officers who arrived on site were able to see that the fire began inside the reside...
Ibrahimovic Under UEFA Investigation, facing ban
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Ibrahimovic Under UEFA Investigation, facing ban

  UEFA have opened an investigation into Zlatan Ibrahimovic over “alleged financial interest in a betting company”. Ibrahimovic recently signed a one-year extension with AC Milan, after scoring 15 times in 17 league matches this season. It means the Big Swede could play into his 40s. However, his career has been plunged into doubt, with news he is facing a UEFA probe, with the governing body appointing an official to investigate a potential breach of their Disciplinary Regulations. An official UEFA statement read: “In accordance with Article 31(4) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR), a UEFA Ethics and Disciplinary Inspector has today been appointed to conduct a disciplinary investigation regarding a potential violation of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations by M...
Oko Poly Student allegedly Stabbed to Death by Caretaker over Water
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Oko Poly Student allegedly Stabbed to Death by Caretaker over Water

A caretaker of one of the off campus lodges at the Federal Polytechnic Oko, has allegedly stabbed a student to death over issues surrounding the pumping of water. The deceased identified as Abuchi, an ND2 student of the Department of Public Administration was stabbed on the neck by the caretaker at Currency Lodge on Saturday, April 24. The caretaker It was gathered that the deceased and other tenants had gone to caretaker to complain about lack of water. The complaint led to a fight between both parties during which the caretaker stabbed Abuchi. Abuchi was rushed to a nearby hospital by his lodge mates where he was confirmed dead. The suspect was said to have fled after the student died. Police officers attached to the Oko Division reportedly arrived the scene in the...
Police Launch Investigation into the Brutal Murder of 9 Villagers Including Children in Nasarawa
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Police Launch Investigation into the Brutal Murder of 9 Villagers Including Children in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State Police Command says it has begun investigation into the attack and murder of nine people in Ajimaka village, a Tiv settlement in Doma Local Government Area of the state by unknown gunmen. Spokesperson of the command, ASP Ramhan Nansel, who disclosed this in a statement in Lafia, said the police received the report about the attack around 6:00a.m on Saturday, April 24 and immediately mobilised personnel to tackle the situation "On 24/4/2021 at about 0600hrs, information was received on same date that at about 0100hrs, unknown assailants attacked Ajimaka village situated at Nasarawa/Benue boundary, Doka district of Doma LGA," Nansel stated. "Upon receipt of the information, a joint team of police and military personnel were deployed to the scene, where nine co...
Photo of Medical Doctor Shot Dead by Bandits in Kaduna Church Attack
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Photo of Medical Doctor Shot Dead by Bandits in Kaduna Church Attack

Dr. Zakariya Dogonyaro, a medical doctor with the Kaduna State Ministry of Health was killed when armed bandits attacked Haske Baptist Church at Manini Tasha village, Kuriga Ward of Chikun local government area of the state. LIB reported that the heavily armed gunmen stormed the church stormed the church on motorcycles around 9 am on Sunday morning, April 25  and shot sporadically at the worshipers. The State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who confirmed the incident said four other worshippers were abducted in the attack. Also confirming the incident, spokesperson of the Kaduna State Police Command, Mohammed Jalige said one Shehu Haruna was injured in the attack. "Preliminary investigation conducted so far revealed that, four persons are m...
Customs Confirm Killing of Three of its Personnel in Rivers state
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Customs Confirm Killing of Three of its Personnel in Rivers state

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has confirmed that three of its personnel were killed by gunmen in Rivers State. Spokesperson for Zone C, Custom’s Federal Operations Unit, Mr Jerry Atta said the officers were attacked by armed men on Saturday night April, 24, at a patrol base in Isiokpo – the headquarters of Ikwerre Local Government Area of the state. He added that after killing the security operatives, the gunmen went away with an Ak-47 rifle and two Toyota Hilux vans belonging to the service. Atta who blamed the killing of the security operatives on armed smugglers whose businesses have been frustrated by the customs in recent times, said a thorough investigation would be carried out to unravel the circumstances that led to the attack and to unravel the motive of the assai...
Ghanaian Man allegedly Kills his Girlfriend for Denying him Sex
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Ghanaian Man allegedly Kills his Girlfriend for Denying him Sex

A 42-year-old man identified as Papa Gyabi has been arrested for allegedly killing his girlfriend with a hammer after he claims she denied him sex. The incident happened in Shama-Kumasi in the Western region of Ghana in the early hours of Saturday, April 24. It was gathered that the incident which occurred shortly after midnight started with a quarrel which later degenerated into a struggle between the suspect also known as Landlord and the girlfriend identified simply as Rita The residents told Graphic Online that the deceased, a native of Daboase-Krobo in the Wassa East District visited Papa Gyabi at his residence at Shama-Kumasi. They said later in the evening the two retired to Landlord’s room but at about 12:10am, a heated argument started between the two resulting int...

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