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Vandals Spray the Words ‘Paedo home’ on wall of Queen Elizabeth’s home
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Vandals Spray the Words ‘Paedo home’ on wall of Queen Elizabeth’s home

Police have begun investigation after vandals spray painted the words 'paedo home' on the walls of Queen Elizabeth II's home in Scotland.. The outer walls of the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh were pictured on Monday, January 17 spray-painted with two defamatory remarks. Another image shows the words 'burn Tory scum' written along the same wall in similar style. The remarks are most probably in reference to the sexual assault case between Virginia Giuffre and Prince Andrew, the Queen's son. A US court last week ruled that Virginia Giuffre, who claims that Prince Andrew abused her when she was 17, could proceed with legal action against him. The vandalism also comes after Buckingham Palace released a statement on Thursday saying that The Duke of York would be ...
FIFA Suspend Senegal star Pape Gueye from football as part of probe into midfielder’s transfer from Watford to Marseille
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FIFA Suspend Senegal star Pape Gueye from football as part of probe into midfielder’s transfer from Watford to Marseille

FIFA have reportedly suspended Marseille midfielder Pape Gueye as part of their investigation into his move to the Ligue 1 club from Watford in 2020. The suspension means that Gueye, who is currently at the Africa Cup of Nations with Senegal, cannot take part in any competition until further notice. The 22-year-old came off the bench for Senegal's 1-0 win over Zimbabwe on Monday but was not in the squad for their 0-0 draw against Guinea on Friday. 'There were problems between Watford and Marseille on a transfer [and] FIFA has suspended him,' Senegal manager Aliou Cisse said. Gueye joined the Hornets in the summer of 2020 on a free transfer from the French side Le Havre, but was sold to Marseille just 17 hours later. Despite his incredibly short stint as Watford player, the...
Kanye West under investigation by LA cops over battery case after rapper ‘got into a physical fight’
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Kanye West under investigation by LA cops over battery case after rapper ‘got into a physical fight’

Kanye West is under investigation by Los Angeles cops as a suspect in a battery case after the rapper "got into a physical fight." The alleged battery took place early Thursday morning, January 13. According to TMZ, the 44-year-old rapper got into an argument that allegedly turned physical around 3am in DTLA. Cops told the outlet that the incident occurred near the Soho Warehouse. It is not clear if Kanye was at Soho Warehouse before the incident took place. Kanye allegedly pushed the other person, while the case is now being investigated as misdemeanor battery. The crime carries a jail sentence that could last up to six months. TMZ also obtained a video of the rapper, which was shot either late Wednesday night or early Thursday m...
Rust movie armorer sues ammunition supplier for allegedly providing ‘both dummy and live’ rounds on set
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Rust movie armorer sues ammunition supplier for allegedly providing ‘both dummy and live’ rounds on set

Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, the armorer at the center of the Rust shooting investigation has filed a lawsuit against the ammunition supplier for the film.   Court documents obtained by People revealed that 24-year-old Gutierrez-Reed accused Seth Kenney's company PDQ Arm and Prop, LLC of supplying a mix of live and dummy ammunition prior to the fatal shooting that took the life of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins.   In the complaint filed on Wednesday January 12 in New Mexico, Gutierrez-Reed said Kenney's company "distributed and sold prop ammunition which presented an unreasonable risk of injury, without warning of the risks that could have been avoided."   She added that the armorer said in the documents that the ammunition supplier "prepared dummy ammunition ca...
Novak Djokovic accused of breaking Spain’s Covid rules with the Serb already facing questions in Australia and Serbia
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Novak Djokovic accused of breaking Spain’s Covid rules with the Serb already facing questions in Australia and Serbia

Novak Djokovic is now under investigation by three countries over the month before he travelled to the Australian Open. The Spanish government is said to be looking into whether the Serbian tennis star entered the country illegally, prior to his flight to Melbourne. Djokovic travelled from Serbia to Marbella, Spain on December 31 and was believed to still be training in the Spanish city as of January 4. He then flew to Australia the following day. Now Spanish police and immigration authorities are investigating Djokovic amid claims he did not request special permission from the Spanish Embassy or Ministry of Foreign Affairs to enter the country unvaccinated. Djokovic is already facing deportation in Australia for travelling to the country while unvaccinated, and Serbian aut...
London 2012 medalist and three-time Olympian, Deon Lendore dies in car crash at 29
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London 2012 medalist and three-time Olympian, Deon Lendore dies in car crash at 29

Deon Lendore, former Texas A&M athlete and three-time Olympic track star who represented Trinidad & Tobago, has died at the age of 29. The athlete died in College Station, Texas, died on Tuesday after striking one vehicle before plowing head-on into another driving the in the opposite direction. "Texas DPS Troopers responded to a major collision between three vehicles on FM 485. A 2015 Volkswagen Jetta sedan, operated by 29-year-old Deon Christopher Lendore of College Station, Texas, was traveling westbound on FM 485," the Texas Department of Public Safety confirmed to PEOPLE. "According to the investigating Trooper, the Volkswagen crossed over the center stripe and side-swiped a vehicle that was traveling eastbound," the statement continues. "The Volkswagen continu...
Update: Death of singer Sinead O’Connor’s son to be investigated
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Update: Death of singer Sinead O’Connor’s son to be investigated

The death of Sinead O’Connor’s son will be referred to the National Review Panel (NRP) for investigation. The singer announced the death of her 17-year-old son, Shane, on Twitter on Saturday (8 January). Shane hanged himself after escaping from the hospital ‘while on suicide watch. She wrote: “My beautiful son, Nevi’im Nesta Ali Shane O’Connor, the very light of my life, decided to end his earthly struggle today and is now with God. “May he rest in peace and may no one follow his example. My baby. I love you so much. Please be at peace.” O’Connor went on to question how her teenage son had been allowed to leave Tallaght hospital in Dublin. In a post on social media, O'Connor wrote: ''Now Tusla want to discuss with me ''a media release'' no doubt wishing to have me join in ...
Jailed former movie producer, Harvey Weinstein facing another sex attack claim in Britain as new accuser says he sexually assaulted her in the 1990s
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Jailed former movie producer, Harvey Weinstein facing another sex attack claim in Britain as new accuser says he sexually assaulted her in the 1990s

Jailed American former film producer, Harvey Weinstein is facing another sex attack claim in Britain. Scotland Yard is investigating a report by a woman that he sexually assaulted her in Westminster in the 1990s, bringing the total number of women who have made allegations in the UK against the disgraced former movie producer to 12. This comes as the Daily Mail has learnt a High Court compensation claim of more than £300,000 brought by six victims has been discontinued, sparking speculation a substantial settlement has been reached out of court. One victim alleged Weinstein sexually assaulted her at London's Savoy Hotel. The woman, then one of his employees, said she was 'summoned to the hotel' where she was left alone with Weinstein, according to court documents. Another ...
Ghana police service say American Instagram model, Tyger Booty who was found dead in a hotel room in the country flew in from Nigeria
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Ghana police service say American Instagram model, Tyger Booty who was found dead in a hotel room in the country flew in from Nigeria

Ghana police service have said that American Instagram model, Tyger Booty who was found dead in a hotel room in the country flew in from Nigeria. Booty reportedly tested positive for COVID-19 upon arrival and was made to self-isolate at Ave Maria Hotel at South Legon, but she was picked up from isolation by her friends on December 6, 2021, before its conclusion. According to Ghana police, Booty was then lodged at Rayporsh Hotel at Abelemkpe and attempted traveling back to Nigeria but couldn't because she had visa issues. She reportedly returned to the hotel afterwards. While the police await a full autopsy report, the US embassy has been notified of the death. It was also learnt that two persons are in police custody and helping with investigation.
12 crushed to death with 17 other injured in New Year’s Eve stampede at a shrine in India
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12 crushed to death with 17 other injured in New Year’s Eve stampede at a shrine in India

About 12 people have been crushed to death and 17 other left injured in a New Year's Eve stampede at a hilltop shrine in India. The horror incident unfolded at around 2.40am as people gathered to celebrate New Year's Eve at the famous Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Katra. According to local reports, an argument broke out as the huge crowds got out of control, triggering a stampede. Authorities said at least 12 people were killed in the stampede, while more than a dozen were rushed to hospital - some with "serious" injuries. Gopal Dutt, block medical officer of Community Health Centre, said the wounded were transported to Naraina Hospital after a rescue operation. Officials said the bodies of the victims, said to be from Delhi, Haryana, and Punjab, were taken to a hospit...
Elon Musk’s Tesla under federal investigation for car feature that allows drivers play video games while in motion
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Elon Musk’s Tesla under federal investigation for car feature that allows drivers play video games while in motion

US safety regulators are investigating electric car maker, Tesla for an in-car feature that allows drivers to play video games while the car is in motion. The documentation for the investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, said the feature, known as "Passenger Play," has been available to drivers since December 2020. The games appear on a dashboard touchscreen and are intended for passengers. But nothing prevents drivers from playing while the car is being driven, according to the documentation associated with the investigation. Before December 2020, video gameplay in Tesla cars was enabled only when the vehicle was in park, the NHTSA investigation document said. Even if the game is being played by a passenger and not the driver, it "may distrac...
Group calls for Aregbesola, Adeoti’s arrest over alleged electoral fraud in Osun
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Group calls for Aregbesola, Adeoti’s arrest over alleged electoral fraud in Osun

A socio-political group, Osun Shall Rise Again, OSRA, has called for the immediate arrest and investigation of former Governor of the state, Rauf Aregbesola, and a former Secretary to State Government, SSG, Moshood Adeoti, for electoral fraud. The group asked Aregbesola, currently the Minister of Interior, to stop playing God over the 2022 gubernatorial poll in the state. DAILY POST reported that Adeoti revealed how a huge amount of money was paid to the electorate to cast their vote for Gboyega Oyetola during the 2018 guber election. Adeoti, during a meeting of The Osun Progressive (TOP), a group that encompasses the supporters of the Minister of Interior, in Osogbo on Tuesday said Aregbesola spent a huge amount of money – N50,000 to N100,000 – on each voter during the 2018 Osun ...
Abba Kyari: IGP Submits Report on Indictment in Hushpuppi’s Fraud Case
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Abba Kyari: IGP Submits Report on Indictment in Hushpuppi’s Fraud Case

The Inspector-General Usman Baba has finally submitted disciplinary recommendations on Abba Kyari to the Police Service Commission (PSC). It can be recalled that the supercop has been on suspension since July 31, following his indictment by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, in relating to the Huspuppi fraud case. Hushpuppi and five gang members were arrested for allegedly being involved in fraud and laundering money meant to finance a school for children in Qatar. Otis Wright of the United States District Court for the Central District of California ordered the Federal Bureau of Investigation to track down Kyari and produce him in the United States for his role in a multi-million dollar fraud perpetrated by Ramon Abbas, aka Hushpuppi. The affidavit accused Kyari of conspir...
Premier League Open Investigation after Arsenal’s 4-1 win at Leeds
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Premier League Open Investigation after Arsenal’s 4-1 win at Leeds

The Premier League has opened an investigation into alleged racist abuse aimed at the Arsenal bench from Leeds supporters. The incident happened on Saturday during the first half of Saturday’s match at Elland Road. Just after the half-hour mark, the Arsenal subs called over the fourth official and the Premier League has confirmed an allegation of racist abuse was reported by the visitors. Arsenal beat Leeds 4-1 thanks to a double from Gabriel Martinelli and goals from Bukayo Saka and Emile Smith Rowe. The win boosts Mikel Arteta’s men chances of finishing in the top four, as they now have 32 points.
District Head Abducted in Kwara
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District Head Abducted in Kwara

Dr Zubair Folorunsho Erubu, the Mogaji Erubu in Ilorin Emirate of Kwara State has been abducted. Erubu, a retired permanent secretary in the state civil service and former Chief Medical Officer at the state Government House clinic was abducted on his way to his farm between Ilorin and Afon in Asa local government area of the state, on Thursday December 9. Spokesperson of the State Police command, Okasanmi Ajayi confirmed the abduction and said the commissioner of police, Tuesday Assayomo had ordered a discreet investigation, rescue of the victim and arrest of the suspected kidnappers.
Benue Petitions Police and DSS Over Rape of School Girls
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Benue Petitions Police and DSS Over Rape of School Girls

Benue State government has petitioned the Nigeria Police and Department of State Security Service (DSS) over an alleged rape of some female students in a federal government-owned institution in the state. Female students of Federal Science and Technical College (FSTC), Otukpo, in Benue State were reported to have been raped by a staff member of the school. The staff was accused of raping a 16-year-old female SSS 3 student and there are rumours other female students being subjected to same. While it was alleged that the suspected rapist has been suspended, human right activist, Julie Ooja told Daily Trust that she tried to take the case up but the school authority claimed it was being handled administratively. Ooja said; “Our hands were tied; we couldn’t do much because the mi...
Jury finds Jussie Smollett guilty of lying about racist homophobic attack
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Jury finds Jussie Smollett guilty of lying about racist homophobic attack

US actor, Jussie Smollett lied to police when he claimed to have been the victim of a racist, homophobic assault, a Chicago jury has found. At trial this week, Smollett, 39, stood by denials that he staged the hoax attack against himself. Prosecutors countered that he "lied for hours" on the stand as he repeated what he told to Chicago police. He was found guilty on Thursday of five counts of disorderly conduct. The trial resulted from an incident nearly three years ago, in January 2019, when the former 'Empire' television show star told police he was the victim of an attack. Smollett, who is black and gay, told police he was attacked by two assailants who shouted racist slurs, yelled a Trump slogan 'MAGA', dumped bleach on him, and tied a noose around his neck while he wa...
Nollywood actress, Ngozi Chiemeke, Shot Dead in Delta State
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Nollywood actress, Ngozi Chiemeke, Shot Dead in Delta State

Ngozi Chiemeke, a Nollywood actress, was fatally shot in Delta state. The up-and-coming actress was shot at her POS shop on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, on Deeper Life Road, in Boji Boji, Owa, Ika North Local Government Area of Delta State. Her killers are still at large. The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe, said an investigation is ongoing and efforts are being made to arrest the perpetrators.
Dowen college: Three of the students Sylvester Oromoni mentioned are currently in police custody – Lagos police commissioner, Hakeem Odumosu says
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Dowen college: Three of the students Sylvester Oromoni mentioned are currently in police custody – Lagos police commissioner, Hakeem Odumosu says

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos state, Hakeem Odumosu, says three students of Dowen College, Lekki Lagos are currently assisting the police in their investigation into the death of 11-year-old Sylvester Oromoni junior. Odumosu disclosed this in an interview with Channels TV. The police boss said three of the five students mentioned by Sylvester before he died are already in custody and cooperating with the police in their findings. Although Odumosu did not give the identities of those in custody, he insisted that they are key suspects. The police boss explained that the Command is set to go for the post mortem of the body in Delta state to ascertain the cause of death. He assured that police authorities in both Lagos and Delta State are keenly interested in the outcome of ...
Chris Cuomo Denies Sexual Misconduct Allegation Following his Termination from CNN
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Chris Cuomo Denies Sexual Misconduct Allegation Following his Termination from CNN

Anchor Chris Cuomo has denied a sexual misconduct allegation made against him after CNN fired him for helping to defend his brother, Andrew Cuomo, in the then-governor’s own sexual misconduct investigation. Cuomo, one of the network's anchors, was the subject of an investigation, unrelated to the misconduct allegations, by the New York attorney general which concluded that Cuomo had helped his brother, former Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo, defend himself against sexual misconduct allegations. However, following Cuomo's termination from CNN, an allegation of sexual misconduct came to light. Following his termination on Saturday, Cuomo denied the sexual misconduct allegation that had this time been made against him. The allegation was first reported by The New York Times. ...
Dowen College: Kashamu’s Family Speaks on his Son’s Involvement with Sylvester Oromoni
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Dowen College: Kashamu’s Family Speaks on his Son’s Involvement with Sylvester Oromoni

Family of Michael Adewale Kashamu, one of the students accused of torturing late 12-year-old pupil of Dowen College, Sylvester Oromoni. Jnr, has reacted to news of his death. The family called for calm while expressing support for the ongoing investigation into the matter. In a statement issued by one Mutairu Kashamu and obtained by Sahara Reporters, the family noted that Michael ceased to be the “school father” of the deceased before he was reportedly tortured and left with injuries. The statement titled  “Dowen College Student's Death: Kashamu's Family Empathizes With The Bereaved...Calls For Thorough Investigation", read; “The Kashamu family has been inundated with enquiries, calls and messages over the unfortunate incident at Dowen College, Lekki, Lagos, which led to the ...
“The passenger hurled a number of unprintable insults at female officer searching her luggage” – NDLEA says operative didn’t assault BBNaija’s Khloe
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“The passenger hurled a number of unprintable insults at female officer searching her luggage” – NDLEA says operative didn’t assault BBNaija’s Khloe

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has said that its operative did not assault Big Brother Naija star, Khloe, at Lagos airport. It would be recalled that the reality star had alleged that she was assaulted and harassed by a female NDLEA officer. Responding to her allegations Director, Media & Advocacy of the agency, Femi Babafemi, in a statement said; "its preliminary findings showed that none of its officers assaulted an Air peace airline passenger, Ms. Abiri Oluwabusayo Khloe, at the departure gate of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja Lagos in the early hours of today, Sunday 5th December," "The passenger had in social media publications alleged a female NDLEA officer harassed and assaulted her. While further investigation of the allegation...
I would have burnt down the school by now if I’m the mother – Alaafin of Oyo’s estranged wife Queen Ola reacts to Sylvester Oromoni’s death
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I would have burnt down the school by now if I’m the mother – Alaafin of Oyo’s estranged wife Queen Ola reacts to Sylvester Oromoni’s death

Adeyemi Olaitan, the estranged wife of the Alaafin of Oyo, has said that she would have burnt down Dowen College if she were Sylvester Oromoni's mother. The mother of three stated this on Friday as celebrities call for an investigation into the death of the 12-year-old student who died after he was allegedly tortured by classmates for refusing to join cult. "I saw a disturbing video of a 12 year old boy that was maltreated in school. I couldn't hold my tears," she wrote. "If I'm the mother, I would have burn down the school by now by myself o. I don't play with my kids. Like why on earth will you do that to an innocent boy?" she added.
Tonto Dikeh, Caroline Danjuma, others React to alleged Killing of 12 year old Student by his Schoolmates in Lagos
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Tonto Dikeh, Caroline Danjuma, others React to alleged Killing of 12 year old Student by his Schoolmates in Lagos

Actress Tonto Dikeh and Caroline Danjuma, have joined other Nigerians to react to the sad story of a 12-year-old boy who died after allegedly being tortured by his schoolmates for allegedly refusing to join a cult in Lagos. Caroline in her reaction called for the closure of the school until an investigation exonerates them. Tonto in her reaction said children shouldn't be sent to school and end up dead. See their reactions below
NFL stars Antonio Brown, Mike Edwards and John Franklin III suspended for lying about their COVID-19 vaccination status
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NFL stars Antonio Brown, Mike Edwards and John Franklin III suspended for lying about their COVID-19 vaccination status

The NFL has suspended Buccaneers wide receiver Antonio Brown alongside safety Mike Edwards and former Bucs defensive back John Franklin III after an investigation into allegations that the three "misrepresented their vaccine status under the NFL-NFLPA COVID-19 Protocols." "Tampa Bay's Antonio Brown and Mike Edwards have each been suspended without pay for the next three games," the NFL's announcement says. "Free agent John Franklin III, if signed by a club, is also ineligible to play in the next three games. All three players have accepted the discipline and waived their right of appeal. The suspensions are effective immediately." Last month, Antonio Brown was accused by a former live-in chef of obtaining a fake vaccination card in an apparent attempt to duck the NFL's vaccine p...
Sanwo-Olu: I will walk with anyone promoting peace – Segun Awosanya ‘Segalink’ says
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Sanwo-Olu: I will walk with anyone promoting peace – Segun Awosanya ‘Segalink’ says

Segun Awosanya a.k.a Segalink, a rights activist and member of the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on the Consolidated Report on General Police Brutality Cases and Report of Lekki Incident Investigation, has said that he will be walking with anyone promoting peace. The activist said this after Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu invited some known #EndSARS activists to a "Peace Walk", as one of the steps towards closure and healing over last year’s EndSARS protests and the Lekki toll gate incident. While some #EndSARS activist have rejected the Governor’s offer and asked for justice instead, Segalink who spoke from London, said he would have considered it if he was in Nigeria. He also claimed that it doesn't stop him from criticising the Governor. He said; “Because I am an advo...
Cristiano Ronaldo ‘may face questioning as part of their investigation into Juventus’ financial dealings’
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Cristiano Ronaldo ‘may face questioning as part of their investigation into Juventus’ financial dealings’

Cristiano Ronaldo could face questioning as part of the ongoing investigation by Italian authorities into Juventus' financial and transfer dealings. The club's offices in Turin and Milan were raided by police last Friday with player contracts, invoices, and financial statements taken as evidence. The operation was carried out over claims that Juventus falsely recorded the values of transfers between 2019 and 2021 to enable them to comply with Financial Fair Play regulations. Italian authorities took documents relating to transfers, invoices, and financial statements with six Juventus officials - including club president Andrea Agnelli and vice-president Pavel Nedved under investigation, as well as Juventus itself. Fabio Paratici, who was Juve's sporting director before taking...
‘I didn’t pull the trigger of gun on Rust movie set – Alec Baldwin changes narrative as he holds back tears in new interview
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‘I didn’t pull the trigger of gun on Rust movie set – Alec Baldwin changes narrative as he holds back tears in new interview

Hollywood actor, Alec Baldwin has now said he "didn't pull the trigger" in fatal movie set shooting that killed director of photography Halyna Hutchins on the set of "Rust." Hutchins was killed and director Joel Souza injured in October after Baldwin discharged a weapon during a rehearsal that contained what authorities suspect was a live round. The incident, which remains under investigation, has renewed calls for better safety practices on sets with regards to the use of weapons. Baldwin has now denied pulling the gun on Hutchins and said he has no idea how a live bullet got in the Colt .45 revolver gun he used in the scene. "The trigger wasn't pulled. I didn't pull the trigger," Baldwin said in an excerpt released Wednesday night, Dece...
Cristiano Ronaldo’s bodyguards ‘are being investigated in Portugal for illegally working for him’
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Cristiano Ronaldo’s bodyguards ‘are being investigated in Portugal for illegally working for him’

Cristiano Ronaldo's twin bodyguards are reportedly being investigated in Portugal for working illegally for the superstar, Brothers Sergio and Jorge Ramalheiro, who previously served in an elite special forces unit in Afghanistan, are on unpaid leave from the Portuguese police while they carry out private security for the Manchester United striker. According to Observador, it is illegal to work in Portugal during their period of leave without permission from the force. The pair could even go on trial for providing unauthorised close protection and will face disciplinary proceedings when they return to the Public Security Police force, reports say. They were placed under investigation after they were seen on two occasions working for Ronaldo in Lisbon while on their leave. ...
Trey Songz Involved in Sexual Assault Investigation in Las Vegas
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Trey Songz Involved in Sexual Assault Investigation in Las Vegas

R&B/hip-hop star, Trey Songz is reportedly under investigation after claims of sexual assault over the weekend at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Songz -Tremaine Aldon Neverson, 37,  was in Las Vegas over the weekend to celebrate his birthday. On Sunday November 28, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department received "a report of a sexual assault incident alleged to have occurred at a hotel in the 3700 block of South Las Vegas Boulevard," a spokesperson for the department said in a statement to PEOPLE. The reported incident involved the singer, whose legal name is Tremaine Neverson, according to police. The department's sex crimes division is investigating. "Neverson is cooperating with the investigation. At this time, no arrests have been made," the statement conclude...
Juventus offices raided as club investigated for financial irregularities
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Juventus offices raided as club investigated for financial irregularities

Officers raised the club's Turin and Milan offices on Friday Juventus are under investigation for false accounting, GOAL can confirm. Italian police visited the Italian club’s offices in Turin and Milan on Friday where they took documents about transfers, invoices and financial statements. The investigation is regarding profit from transfers and agents fees between 2019 and 2021.
Football coach, 66, who sexually abused four boys over 30 years is jailed for nine years
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Football coach, 66, who sexually abused four boys over 30 years is jailed for nine years

A depraved football coach who molested four boys in the 1980s and 1990s has been jailed for nine years. David Hughes, 66, who worked at youth clubs in New Addington, south London, was convicted of 14 non-recent sexual offences against four children aged between eight and 15. A court heard how he preyed on his victims by showering them with gifts such as football shirts and boots before carrying out his vile attacks while working at youth clubs in New Addington, south London between 1988 and 1995. Hughes groomed one boy by treating him to a trip to the cinema to see Jurassic Park in 1993 as well as giving him attention and other gifts. The football coach sexually assaulted another while on an organised camping trip. Further offences were committed in 2017 and 2018 independentl...
Missing rapper MC Black is found dead in sea after being ‘tortured’
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Missing rapper MC Black is found dead in sea after being ‘tortured’

Brazilian rapper MC Black has been found dead in the sea after disappearing for two days. MC Black, whose real name is Francisco Ytalo Oliveira de Queiroz, was discovered at a popular beach resort in Fortaleza on Wednesday, Nov. 24. The 20-year-old vanished two days prior after telling relatives he was visiting Iracema Beach to record some new content for his social media accounts. Family members claim he had left home at around 8am on Monday, Nov. 22, to withdraw cash from the bank and was expected to be back a few hours later. When he did not return home, his relatives followed Queiroz's motorbike tracker to the beach when they were informed of an attack by horrified witnesses. The witnesses told family members that they saw two men with sticks forcing the singer t...
Police arrest suspected armed robber in Nasarawa, recover pistol, 21 rounds of AK-47 ammunition
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Police arrest suspected armed robber in Nasarawa, recover pistol, 21 rounds of AK-47 ammunition

Operatives of the Nasarawa State Police Command have arrested an armed robbery suspect and recovered one locally fabricated pistol and 21 rounds of AK-47 ammunition from him. Spokesperson of the command, ASP Ramhan Nansel, who disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, November 25, said that the suspect, Victor Ayuba has been on the wanted list of the police. "On 22/11/2021 at about 2135hrs, a distress call was received that unidentified armed men were shooting sporadically and dispossessing innocent passer-by of their valuables at Ado junction, Karu LGA of the State," he stated. "Upon receipt of the information, the Commissioner of Police swiftly deployed a detachment of Police Operatives attached to New Karu Division, led by SP Aaron Kaura to the scene; on sighting the Pol...
North Korean Govt ”sentences man to death” for smuggling copies of Netflix’s blockbuster series “Squid Game”
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North Korean Govt ”sentences man to death” for smuggling copies of Netflix’s blockbuster series “Squid Game”

A man has reportedly been sentenced to death in North Korea for smuggling copies of Netflix’s blockbuster series “Squid Game” into the country. According to Radio Free Asia (via Variety), authorities were led to the man after they caught high school students watching the series. The report states that “Squid Game” was smuggled into the country from China through the use of a USB flash drive. The smuggler faces death by firing squad, while the students involved in bringing “Squid Game” into school are facing prison sentences. Radio Free Asia reports: “A student who bought a drive received a life sentence, while six others who watched the show have been sentenced to five years hard labor, and teachers and school administrators have been fired and face banishment to work in remot...
Two arrested for Forcefully Initiating Person into Cult group
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Two arrested for Forcefully Initiating Person into Cult group

Two suspected members of Eiye cult group were on Friday November 19 arrested by men of Ogun state police command, for forcefully initiating a student into their group. The suspects, Owoseni Gbemisola and Ogunsola Ayo were arrested following a report by a 21 years old student of Olabisi onabanjo university (name withheld), who reported at Ago iwoye divisional headquarters that he was lured to Ijebu Igbo by one Yemi Justice aka JP under the pretense of going for a job, but on getting to ijebu igbo, the said Yemi alongside Owoseni Gbemisola and Ogunsola Ayo blindfolded him, beat him and forced him to be initiated into Eiye confraternity. Upon the report, the DPO Ago iwoye division, SP Noah Adekanye, detailed his detectives to go after the suspects and bring them to book. The detective...
Model found dead outside hospital, after being drugged and dumped
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Model found dead outside hospital, after being drugged and dumped

Two young women in Los Angeles were drugged and left to die outside hospitals over the weekend, according to their families. Christy Giles, a 24-year-old model and aspiring actress (pictured above), was found dead outside one hospital around 5 p.m. Saturday, November 13, KABC reported. Her friend, Hilda Marcela Cabrales-Arzola, was found barely alive outside a different hospital two hours later. She is in critical condition and fighting for her life. The two women went out together Friday night and ended up in a West Los Angeles apartment, Giles’ husband Jan Cilliers told KABC. The last message Giles sent was a text to Cabrales-Arzola around 5:30 a.m. Saturday: “Let’s get out of here.” Giles’ body was discovered on the sidewalk outside Southern California Hospital in Culver ...
Two men convicted of killing civil rights leader Malcolm X to be exonerated
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Two men convicted of killing civil rights leader Malcolm X to be exonerated

Two of the three men convicted of 1965 killing civil rights leader Malcolm X will soon be exonerated, Manhattan's district attorney said in a statement. After a 22-month investigation, District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. found that authorities withheld evidence in the trial of Muhammad A. Aziz, 83, and the late Khalil Islam, who died in 2009, the New York Times reported. Both men spent over two decades in prison for a crime they vowed they did not commit. New York County District Attorney, Cyrus Vance Jr. will hold a news conference Thursday to announce the investigation's findings. Malcolm X was one of the civil rights era’s most compelling and controversial figures. The influential Black leader was assassinated as he began a speech in the Audubon Ballroom on Feb. 21, 1965. ...
Update: Manchester City star, Benjamin Mendy appear in court by videolink after being charged with two more counts of rape
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Update: Manchester City star, Benjamin Mendy appear in court by videolink after being charged with two more counts of rape

Manchester City footballer, Benjamin Mendy has appeared in court charged with two more counts of rape. The 27-year-old French footballer now faces a total of six allegations of rape and one of sexual assault after initially being charged with five offences in August. The defender has been in custody since August after a number of bail applications were refused by judges. The footballer appeared by video-link at Manchester Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday afternoon, November 17, charged with two further counts of rape. He appeared alongside co-defendant, Louis Saha Matturie, 40, who has also been charged with two additional counts of rape and one of sexual assault. The case was sent to Chester Crown Court, where it will be heard on Thursday morning. A court heard prev...
Suspected robbers stab woman to death in Ogun
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Suspected robbers stab woman to death in Ogun

A woman identified as Sekinat Adesanya, has been killed by suspected robbers in Ogun state. The incident happened around Moro community, close to Odokekere, in the Sagamu Local Government Area of the state at about 5:30 am on Saturday, November 13. According to Punch, the deceased was on her way to join in the preparation for a family member’s wedding ceremony when two hoodlums attacked her. The hoodlums slit her throat with knife, dispossessed her of her phone and other valuables and fled on a motorcycle. Residents, who heard Sekinat’s scream for help during the scuffle rushed to her aid and found her in a pool of blood. Sekinat’s husband, Isa, a car programmer, said that she died shortly after the attack. He urged the police to conduct a thorough investigation i...
Lekki Shooting: Amnesty Int’l Reacts To Lagos Judicial Panel Report
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Lekki Shooting: Amnesty Int’l Reacts To Lagos Judicial Panel Report

Amnesty International has maintained that Nigerian soldiers killed innocent protesters at Lekki tollgate. AI was reacting to the report released by the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses and other matters. The panel in its report disclosed that not less than eleven people were killed at the Lekki tollgate on October 20, 2020. Justice Doris Okuwobi-led panel disclosed this in its report submitted to the Lagos State Government on Monday. The panel in the report titled, ‘Report of Lekki Incident Investigation Of 20th October 2020’, noted at least 48 protesters were either shot dead, injured with bullet wounds or assaulted by soldiers. Reacting to the development, the human rights group said the panel report has confirmed its ...
Police orders autopsy on lady allegedly electrocuted at Obi Cubana’s club
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Police orders autopsy on lady allegedly electrocuted at Obi Cubana’s club

The FCT police command says it has ordered an autopsy to be carried out on the body of the lady identified simply as Susan, who was allegedly electrocuted at the Hustle and Bustle club owned by businessman, Obi Cubana, in the Aminu Kano Crescent area of Wuse, Abuja on Saturday, November 13. The management of the club has since shut down its operations following the unfortunate incident. “We’re closed till further notice. This is due to the loss of our esteemed client. We are deeply saddened by this situation and need time to heal from it. Our prayers are with the families of the lost soul; may her soul rest in peace. We sympathise with the family on this unbearable loss.” Reacting to the development, the spokesperson of the FCT police command, DSP Josephine Adeh, said an investiga...
Liverpool explosion: Three arrested under Terrorism Act after car blast at hospital
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Liverpool explosion: Three arrested under Terrorism Act after car blast at hospital

UK counter-terrorism officers have arrested three people after a man was killed in a car explosion outside the Women's Hospital in the north-western city of Liverpool. Police said a man who was a passenger in the car was declared dead at the scene, while another man who was driving was injured and was in hospital in a stable condition. Three men — aged 29, 26, and 21 — were detained in the Kensington area of the city and arrested under the Terrorism Act, the police said in a statement. Police believe the car was a taxi that pulled up at the hospital shortly before the explosion occurred just before 11:00am local time on Sunday. "Work is still ongoing to establish what has happened," Chief Constable Serena Kennedy said. "We are keeping an open mind as to what caused the exp...
Oh No! Nine Students Killed As Canoes Capsize
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Oh No! Nine Students Killed As Canoes Capsize

As many as nine junior high school students drowned on Friday after two canoes capsized on a river in the Northern Region of Ghana, the Police confirmed on Saturday, according to NAN. Bernard Baba Ananga, Northern Regional Crime Officer of the Ghana Police Service, told Xinhua that about 31 students were on the canoes, which they used to cross the Oti River to a farm. But two of the canoes capsized on their way back. “Rescuers managed to retrieve seven bodies, and a search is underway for another two that are still missing,’’ Ananga said. The Police said an investigation is underway.
EFCC arrests man for $200,000 Cryptocurrency fraud in Lagos
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EFCC arrests man for $200,000 Cryptocurrency fraud in Lagos

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Command, have arrested one Precious Ofure Omonkhoa for an alleged bitcoin investment scam. Omonkhoa was arrested on November 8, 2021 in the Ikoyi area of Lagos, following credible intelligence received by the Commission about his illegal activities. A statement released by the antigraft agency says Omonkhoa allegedly posed as Moshem Cnich, a Swedish national, to defraud unsuspecting victims of their hard- earned money by claiming that he runs a bitcoin scheme, where people invest money to make huge returns. ''Preliminary investigation also revealed that the suspect engaged in a dating scam and had defrauded two victims in Canada. Upon his arrest, the suspect confessed to have laundered the proceeds ...
Astroworld investigators are probing whether bad batch of illegal drugs laced with fentanyl played a role in deadly Travis Scott concert
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Astroworld investigators are probing whether bad batch of illegal drugs laced with fentanyl played a role in deadly Travis Scott concert

Investigators are looking into whether a bad batch of illegal drugs laced with fentanyl might have played a role in the deadly concert surge at Travis Scott's Astroworld Festival. This comes after it was revealed that multiple unconscious concertgoers were revived with the overdose-reversing drug naloxone. Eight people died, all between the ages of 14 and 24, and hundreds more were injured in the crowd on Friday in Houston, Texas after a sizable group of the 50,000 in attendance pushed toward the stage at NRG Park as a timer clicked down to the start of the performance. Police are still trying to determine whether any of the deaths occurred during the surge or if other factors later came into play, such as accidental fatal overdoses, a source close to the investigation told the ...
Oh No! Female Students Injured In UNIMAID Hostel Fire
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Oh No! Female Students Injured In UNIMAID Hostel Fire

As many as three female students have been injured in a fire outbreak at the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) Murtala female hostel on Saturday. Properties were also destroyed in the incident, the second of such in one month. The inferno reportedly started from a cooking stove and was put out by the university’s fire service. Public Relations Director, Prof. Danjuma Gambo, said preliminary investigations showed it was a Kerosene explosion. NAN quoted the spokesman as confirming that the three undergraduates were in a hospital. Gambo assured that the management was taking steps to enforce more fire safety regulations in hostels.
Obi Cubana did not take photo with our staff – EFCC
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Obi Cubana did not take photo with our staff – EFCC

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has said that the individuals in a trending photo with billionaire businessman, Obi Cubana are not its staff. Head, Media & Publicity of the agency, Wilson Uwujaren, in a statement on Friday November 5, described the report as fake and misleading imputation. Uwujaren said the Commission won't hesitate to take necessary steps to address fake news seeking to drag EFCC’s hard-won name in the mud. "The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has been drawn to fake news trending on social media with the caption, 'EFCC Crew poses for quick photograph with billionaire socialite and businessman Obi Cubana'" the statement read. "The caption is as fake as any fake news can ever be because, at no time during his...
Nak3d couple film themselves having sex behind altar inside a church
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Nak3d couple film themselves having sex behind altar inside a church

A couple could be in serious trouble after they filmed themselves having sex behind the altar inside a church in Belgium. The couple were seen appearing to have "doggy-style" intercourse behind an altar inside Sint-Michielskerk Church in the city of Bree and it caused outrage. The footage has prompted police investigation. In the video, a naked woman is seen bending over while the man films her from behind. He appears to be filming with one hand while the other can be seen occasionally groping the woman’s waist. The identity of the couple is still unknown. When the encounter took place is also currently unclear but people from the church believe it could have happened on October 27. The church is a publicly acce...
EFCC reportedly seize Obi Cubana’s passport as commission spokesperson says he is yet to be released
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EFCC reportedly seize Obi Cubana’s passport as commission spokesperson says he is yet to be released

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has reportedly confiscated the passport of socialite and businessman, Obinna Iyiegbu popularly known as Obi Cubana, who was arrested on Monday November 1, for alleged money laundering and tax fraud. Punch reports that the seizure of his travel document was to prevent him from leaving the country while under investigation. A source in the commission however claims he is yet to be released. “Obi Cubana has not been released, he is still having quality sessions with investigators over alleged money laundering running into millions of naira and tax fraud. He will be released when he has satisfactorily responded to all questions relating to his involvement in various illegal deals. As part of investigation, his travel document has been tempo...

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