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Man Hangs Himself after Villagers Caught him Sleeping with his Daughter in Imo
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Man Hangs Himself after Villagers Caught him Sleeping with his Daughter in Imo

A man who has been reportedly having an incestous affair with his 17-year-old daughter, has hanged himself after the burble burst on him. The incident occurred at Amaigbo in Nwangele Local Government Area of Imo State on Thursday June 10. A source in the community told The Sun that villagers who had been suspicious of him, had approached him to question him about the affair but he denied it blatantly. Not satisfied with his denial, some of their kinsmen decided to keep their eyes on the father and daughter. Fortunately, they were not disappointed by their suspicion as both were caught on the act. Upon being caught in the act, the man reportedly attempted to jump out from the window of his building. He was later dragged to the palace of the traditional ruler of the area wher...
Cultists hack barber to death in Osogbo
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Cultists hack barber to death in Osogbo

Suspected cult members, on Thursday morning allegedly killed a barber and macheted one of his customers at the Oke-Ijetu area of Osogbo in Osun. The late barber, simply identified as Shogo, was attacked in his shop at about 10.00 a.m by six armed men. A source said that the attackers, on sighting their target, inflicted several machete cuts on him, before hitting his head with a big stone. The source said the assailants also attacked a customer who went to the shop for a haircut, inflicting several machete cuts on him, while trying to flee when he saw them. co-barber with Shogo in the shop, however, escaped unhurt. A source close to the wounded customer told NAN that the six young men, armed with cutlasses, arrived the barber’s shop on three motorcycles. He said that the ...
Bandits Demand N110m Ransom for Tegina Islamiyya Children
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Bandits Demand N110m Ransom for Tegina Islamiyya Children

The bandits who kidnapped over 100 children attending Salihu Tanko Islamiyya School have demanded N110m ransom for their release. On Sunday, May 30, armed bandits stormed the Islamic school in Tegina, in Rafi Local Government Area, Niger State, and abducted children attending Islamic lectures. 11 children who were too young and could not walk were later released. The school headmaster, Alhaji Abubakar Alhassan, said on Tuesday, June 1, that the abductors have now called to ask for N110m ransom. He added that the bandits made contact with the school on Monday, May 31, and threatened to kill the students if the ransom is not paid. Alhassan told reporters the bandits claimed to have 156 children in their custody. Alhassan said the State Government has insisted that it would n...
Ignore IPOB’s Sit-at-home order – Imo state Government tells Residents
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Ignore IPOB’s Sit-at-home order – Imo state Government tells Residents

The Imo state government has asked residents of the state to ignore a sit-at-home order issued by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on May 29 and May 30. The state's Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Declan Emelumba, while speaking in Owerri, the state capital on Thursday, May 27, said residents of the state can go about their lawful businesses without fear of molestation, adding that adequate security arrangements had been put in place to ensure safety and freedom of movement. “Imo residents should disregard these messages as they have no consequence whatsoever. They should go about their normal businesses without any fear of molestation. Let our people be rest assured that the government has put all necessary security measures in place to ensure the ...
Traditional ruler, 7 others killed as suspected Fulani herdsmen attack Benue community
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Traditional ruler, 7 others killed as suspected Fulani herdsmen attack Benue community

Less that 12 hours after bodies of victims of Abagena IDP Camp herdsmen attack were laid to rest, suspected Fulani herdsmen attacked Tse Ancha, a community close to the camp and killed eight persons including the traditional ruler. The kindred head had attended the burial of the IDPs on Friday, May 21, only to be killed few hours after the suspected herdsmen invaded Tse Ancha of Agan community in Makurdi local government area of Benue State. The Chairman of Makurdi local government, Anthony Dyegeh, on Saturday morning, May 22, visited the scene of the attack for an on the spot assessment and evacuation of corpses and the injured to the hospital. Confirming the incident to the Tribune, Dyegeh said that the herders invaded Tse Achan community at about 11:55 pm on Friday. ...
Mum said she heard voices telling her to kill her kids before her son and daughter were found dead
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Mum said she heard voices telling her to kill her kids before her son and daughter were found dead

A mum told police she was "hearing voices telling her to kill her kids" hours before two young children were found dead in Tempe, Arizona, US. Yui Inoue, 40, stopped an Arizona cop as he was heading out for patrol at 7am on Saturday, May 15. The mum, who seemed frantic, flagged him down and told him she's hearing voices to kill her kids. Officers immediately rushed to her apartment, based 11 miles outside of Phoenix, and found a girl, 9, and a boy, 7, dead. Tempe Police Sergeant Steven Carbajal said there were "obvious signs of physical trauma". "It was very tragic what officers encountered, and we're trying to support the father and our officers right now," Carbajal said. "Our officers are really struggling." Inoue was arrested and charged with two counts of firs...
Man reportedly Dumps Wife for Refusing to Sell one of their Triplets
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Man reportedly Dumps Wife for Refusing to Sell one of their Triplets

one of their triplets while in South Africa last year. Narrating her ordeal, Olinda Maposa disclosed that her husband was not pleased after she gave birth to triplets. Maposa said after she shot down her husband, Obey Mucheki's proposal of selling one of the triplets because they are all girls, he gave her five days to vacate their home, threatening to kill her or her babies. She said; “I gave birth to my three children that are Rukudzo, Rujeko and Runako, but my husband, Obey Mucheki, proposed to sell one girl in protest that all the children are girls. When I shot down the proposal, he then gave me five days to vacate our home, threatening to kill me or the baby." She was left to fend for the triplets as well as their 11-year old child, Ruvimbo, on her own. Maposa however,...
“Save your Money for TikTok Costumes” Yomi Fabiyi tells Iyabo Ojo after She Sued him for Defamatory Publication
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“Save your Money for TikTok Costumes” Yomi Fabiyi tells Iyabo Ojo after She Sued him for Defamatory Publication

Yomi Fabiyi is not fazed by the legal documents Iyabo Ojo filed against him. The actor had alleged that Iyabo Ojo and Princess "promised to kill Baba Ijesha if released on bail" after he was detained for allegedly sexually molesting Princess' underaged daughter. In response, Iyabo's lawyers sued him, asked him to retract the statment, apologize, and pay 100 million Naira in damages. Reacting to the lawsuit, Yomi reshared the same defamatory post that brought about the suit and told Iyabo that he doesn't dignify everyone with a response. He wrote: Ignore any unnecessary CIVIL SUITS attached to my name, I don't dignify everybody with a response. Not even a non-criminal suit that lack merits and grounds. I don't have time to waste walai. Your lawyer will never tell you how ma...
Iyabo Ojo Sues Yomi Fabiyi for ‘Offensive and Vexatious’ Statement; demands a Public Apology and 100 million Naira in Damages
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Iyabo Ojo Sues Yomi Fabiyi for ‘Offensive and Vexatious’ Statement; demands a Public Apology and 100 million Naira in Damages

Iyabo Ojo's lawyers have written to Yomi Fabiyi to demand a "retraction of defamatory publication" he made against her. Recall that Yomi Fabiyi had accused actress, Iyabo Ojo, and comedian, Princess, of promising to 'Kill Baba Ijesha" if he is released on bail after he was detained for allegedly sexually molesting Princess' foster daughter.   Iyabo's lawyers said Yomi's statement is "offensive and vexatious" and demanded a retraction, an apology, and payment of damages. They added that Yomi's allegation has caused Iyabo Ojo, her family, and business associates "trauma and anxiety". They also demanded that he desists from making further "additional or fresh defamatory publications" against Iyabo Ojo. They asked that Yomi pays 100 million Naira as damages. See ...
Singer, Courtney Stodden, Claims Chrissy Teigen sent a DM, asking her to Kill Herself
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Singer, Courtney Stodden, Claims Chrissy Teigen sent a DM, asking her to Kill Herself

American model, Courtney Stodden, claims Chrissy Teigen sent a message asking her to kill herself. Courtney, who identifies as gender non-binary, said model Chrissy Teigen did more than just publicly tweet mean things to her Courtney told The Daily Beast that there are messages to serve as proof. Courtney said Chrissy "would privately DM me and tell me to kill myself." Courtney further claims Chrissy said "Things like, 'I can’t wait for you to die.'" Courtney says the cruelty back then - almost 10 years ago - didn't come from Chrissy alone. Courtney added: "Joy Behar had a field day with calling me a 'slut.' Courtney Love told me I was a 'whore.' People came out of the woodwork to beat up on a kid because she was in a situation that she shouldn’t have been in." By...
Russian school shooting in Kazan kills 7 students, 1 teacher
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Russian school shooting in Kazan kills 7 students, 1 teacher

A gunman attacked a school Tuesday morning in the Russian city of Kazan, killing eight people — seven eighth-grade students and a teacher — and leaving 21 others hospitalized with wounds, Russian officials said. Russian media said some students were able to escape the building during the attack, while others were trapped inside. Students were eventually evacuated to nearby kindergartens and collected by their families. Dozens of ambulances lined up at the entrance to the school after the attack, with access to the building fenced off by police. Police opened a criminal investigation into the shooting. Rustam Minnikhanov, governor of the Tatarstan republic where Kazan is the capital, said four boys and three girls, all eighth-grade students, died in the shooting. Minnikhanov’s ...
Rape case: Iyabo Ojo and Princess Promised to kill Baba Ijesha if Released -Yomi Fabiyi alleges
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Rape case: Iyabo Ojo and Princess Promised to kill Baba Ijesha if Released -Yomi Fabiyi alleges

Yomi Fabiyi is alleging that actress Iyabo Ojo and comedienne, Princess, vowed to kill actor, Baba Ijesha, if he is released from police custody. The actor made the allegation on his Instagram page this morning May 11. He announced that a protest will be held in Lagos tomorrow to demand the release of the actor who has been accused of defiling the foster daughter of Princess. See his post below
James Bond actor, Frank McRae Dies after Suffering Heart attack
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James Bond actor, Frank McRae Dies after Suffering Heart attack

Licence To Kill actor, Frank McRae, has died at the age of 80 after suffering a heart attack, it has been announced. He died in California, his heartbroken daughter has confirmed. He is survived by his son Marcellus and his grandchildren Camden, Jensen and Holden. McRae played the role of Sharkey in the Bond classic. His comical role earned him fans all across the world. He also appeared in Last Action Hero Fans have paid tribute on social media following news of McRae’s death. A message posted by the official James Bond Twitter reads: "We are sorry to hear that Frank McRae, who played Sharkey in Licence To Kill, has passed away. "Our thoughts are with his family and friends."
Gunmen kidnap community health officer, nursing mother in Plateau state
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Gunmen kidnap community health officer, nursing mother in Plateau state

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a community health officer, Bitrus Musa Agwon and a nursing mother identified as Pauline Daniel in Jos North local government area of Plateau State.   It was gathered that Agwon, the proprietor of G-Medicals, was abducted in Faraka area of the council by the kidnappers who stormed his residence at 7:00 pm on Tuesday May 4.   "The proprietor who is also a Community Health Officer was in his house when the kidnappers forced themselves in and kidnapped him at a gunpoint, maltreating other members of the family before they finally whisked him away to an unknown destination." a source told Nigerian Tribune.   "Kidnapping is becoming a daily occurrence in this part of the ...
Don’t kill abducted Greenfield students – PTA begs bandits
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Don’t kill abducted Greenfield students – PTA begs bandits

The National Association of Parents Teachers Association of Nigeria (PTA) has appealed to the abductors of Greenfield University Students not to kill them. The appeal came after the bandits in an interview with VOA Hausa on Monday May 3, demanded for N100 million and 10 new motorcycles as ransom for the release of the students who they threatened to kill if the demands were not met by the government and parents of the students. National President of PTA, Haruna Danjuma, said there was tension and fear among parents and concerned citizens over threats by the bandits. He described the threat as disturbing, saying the plea became necessary because as parents, they want all the students back home safe. Danjuma said; “We were shocked and not happy with that statement on the radio ...
Bandits threaten to kill 17 Greenfield University students if N100m ransom isn’t paid
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Bandits threaten to kill 17 Greenfield University students if N100m ransom isn’t paid

Bandits have threatened to kill the remaining students abducted from Greenfield University, Kaduna State. Recall that on April 18, the armed bandits stormed the school in the early hours of the day and abducted twenty-two students and a member of staff. Five of them have been killed by the bandits. In an interview with the Hausa Service of Voice of America (VOA), a leader of the bandit group who identified himself as Sani Idris Jalingo, threatened that if the Kaduna State Government or their families fail to pay a ransom of N100 million as well as provide them with 10 brand Honda motorcycles by Tuesday, the remaining students would be killed. According to Jalingo, 17 students are in their custody, comprising 15 females and two male students. ''“We heard the utterances of the ...
Boxer, Félix Verdejo turns Himself in to Police After his Pregnant Lover is Drugged,Shot and Thrown off a Bridge
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Boxer, Félix Verdejo turns Himself in to Police After his Pregnant Lover is Drugged,Shot and Thrown off a Bridge

Boxer, Félix Verdejo turned himself in to federal agents on Sunday night, May 2, just hours after his pregnant lover, Keishla Rodríguez was found dead having been drugged, thrown off a bridge, and shot in the US territory’s capital of San Juan on Saturday. Keishla Rodríguez Ortiz's body was found in a lagoon two days after she was reported missing by her family. A criminal complaint filed by the FBI accuses Verdejo, 27, of punching Rodríguez in the face and injecting her with a syringe filled with a yet to be identified substance. Investigators allege Verdejo then bound her arms and feet with wire, tied a heavy block to her and threw her off a bridge at 8.30am on Thursday. Verdejo shot Rodríguez’s body with a pistol as he stood on the bridge, the federal com...
Gay Nigerian Chef, Ayo, Shares Sad story of how he was repeatedly raped by his Uncle
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Gay Nigerian Chef, Ayo, Shares Sad story of how he was repeatedly raped by his Uncle

Popular Nigerian gay chef, Ayo, has come online to share the sad tale of how he was repeatedly raped by his paternal uncle. According to Ayo, he lost his parents at a tender age and had to go live with his uncle who subjected him to repeated sexual abuse. Ayo said his uncle usually gave him fruit juice to drink. He believes his Uncle laced the juice with sedatives before having sex with him. Posting via his IG page, he wrote; ''News have been going round concerning Baba ijesha,how he defiled a small girl, The needs to justice must be Accomplished.....this is the Right time I'm speaking out on myself. I was defiled at the Age of 11years old by my dad junior brother. I don't have the boldness to speak out because of the fear of being beaten... I could remember,when I lost my pa...
Imo: Okigwe Police Station Burnt As Gunmen Kill Five Policemen, Abduct One
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Imo: Okigwe Police Station Burnt As Gunmen Kill Five Policemen, Abduct One

The Okigwe South Area Command of the Nigerian Police in Imo State was on Monday evening razed by yet-to-be identified gun men. This is also as the assailants killed fibe policemen and abducted one before torching the command. The police command, which is located at Orieagu in Ehime Mbano Council Area covers Ehime Mbano, Ihitte Uboma and Obowo council areas of the state. An eyewitness, who spoke to our correspondent by telephone, said the gun men arrived the police command in a Hummer bus. On sighting the gun men, one of the policemen on duty opened fire on them, they returned fire and eventually overpowered the police men. When the loud reports of gunfire died down, five officers were dead and the remaining policeman who was the first to shoot on sighting the gun men, was ...
Greenfield Students: We Didn’t Expect Bandits To Kill Our Children – Parents
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Greenfield Students: We Didn’t Expect Bandits To Kill Our Children – Parents

Parents of abducted students of Greenfield University, Kaduna have expressed shock bandits killed three of them despite ongoing negotiation. Three of the abducted students were found dead in a community close to the University on Friday morning. Abubakar Yusuf Sanga, the only male among the killed students, was buried in his home town in Sanga Local Government Area in accordance with Islamic rites. “They called us (the parents) directly and individually, but they demanded for a collective ransom of N800 million. “So, yesterday (Thursday) we (the parents) met at the school premises and we called them trying to negotiate the ransom, but they insisted on the N800 million. “Yes, we pleaded with them (bandits) that the amount they were asking for was too much and beyond our pow...
Houseboy hacks his madam to death with machete in Ondo, carts away her valuables
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Houseboy hacks his madam to death with machete in Ondo, carts away her valuables

The Ondo State Police Command has arrested a houseboy, Emmanuel Akpan ni for killing his madam, Mrs Febisola Caroline Adebayo, a food canteen operator. The State Commissioner of Police, CP Bolaji Salami, disclosed this on Thursday, April 22, while parading the suspect and his accomplice Goodness Ekpe, before newsmen in Akure. According to the CP, the suspect hacked his madam to death with a machete while she was sleeping on March 29, 2021, at Ifokanbale Street, Ondo town. The CP said the houseboy received information from Goodness Ekpe, his town boy, who also work at Ondo town, that the late woman was keeping a huge sum of money in the house and this was why he carried out the dastardly act. "Akpan carted away the sum of N3,500 two phones, some jewelries and generator from ...
Unknown Gunmen Attack Enugu Police Station, Kill 2 Officers, Injure Others
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Unknown Gunmen Attack Enugu Police Station, Kill 2 Officers, Injure Others

Unknown gunmen have reportedly attacked the Divisional Police Headquarters, Adani in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State. The attack was said to have happened in the early hours of Wednesday. Two of the police officers on duty were reportedly killed and several others injured, while the police station was burnt. Sources confirmed that the attack on the police station started at about 2:30am and lasted for about one hour. In recent weeks, Police stations in the South East and some states in the South-South have been attacked by gunmen. The latest incident took place on Monday, April 19 as unidentified hoodlums razed the zone 13 police headquarters in Ukpo, Anambra state.
Nurse charged for allegedly threatening to kill Kamala Harris
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Nurse charged for allegedly threatening to kill Kamala Harris

A 39-year-old nurse in the US state of Florida has been arrested for allegedly threatening to kill US Vice President Kamala Harris. Niviane Petit Phelps was arrested following an investigation by the US Secret Service. Acording to a criminal complaint filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, On March 3, Special Agent David Ballenger was notified of a threat to kill Harris. The threats were sent by Phelps to her incarcerated spouse in Wakulla Correctional Institution via JPay, a computer application that allows sharing of media between non-incarcerated and incarcerated people. A Secret Service special agent assigned to the case obtained the videos and photographs that were sent by Phelps to her spouse. "Niviane Petit Phelps knowi...
Suspected Herdsmen Invade Benue Community, Kill 11 Residents, Injure Scores
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Suspected Herdsmen Invade Benue Community, Kill 11 Residents, Injure Scores

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

The gunmen in their numbers first attacked Tor-Larshager a suburb community of Wukari Local Government Area killing a 70-year-old man and setting ablaze his residential apartment at about 9:00 P.M On Wednesday. At about 2:00 A.M on Thursday the gunmen struck again at Rafinkada village killing three persons. The chairman of the local government area, Daniel Grace confirmed the incident to Channels Television via a telephone interview. Daniel disclosed that the trio killed includes an elderly Woman, her daughter-in-law, and a man who is said to have gotten married barely three months ago. The police public relations officer of the state, David Misal who also confirmed the incident says efforts are on to unravel those behind the nefarious act. He adds that calm has returned...
Katsina Villagers Lure Bandits Into A Trap, Kill 30
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Katsina Villagers Lure Bandits Into A Trap, Kill 30

At least 30 suspected bandits were killed by residents and local vigilante of Majifa village in Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State. Although details surrounding the incident were sketchy as at the time of filing this report, Daily Trust learnt that the villagers laid an ambush for the gunmen. A resident told Daily Trust that the incident occurred in the early hours of Monday. “Resident of the village received the information that bandits were planning to attack them that night, so they ambushed them and God helped them to repel the attack and they killed at least 30 of the bandits,” he said. He, however, added that other bandits rushed back on camels to retrieve the corpses, saying, “While the villagers were waiting for the day break to burn the corpses, they wo...
Actor, Alex Ekubo Acquires a Toyota Landcruiser
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Actor, Alex Ekubo Acquires a Toyota Landcruiser

Actor, Alex Ekubo, has acquired a Toyota Landcruiser. This comes few days after he turned 35. His close friend, IK Ogbonna, shared the good news on his Instagram page. ''@alexxekubo Ikuku of the whole world, I know you would kill me for this, you don’t like to show off, but let me brag for you small. Congrats on your latest addition, your Garage don choke. I’m too proud of you bro. Pls congratulate him for me'' See a video of Alex and the SUV below
Bandits Kill One In Gurmana, Kidnap 10 People; Set Houses Ablaze, Rustle Cattle
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Bandits Kill One In Gurmana, Kidnap 10 People; Set Houses Ablaze, Rustle Cattle

Bandits have invaded Gurmana Community in Shiroro Local government area of Niger state again, killed one person and abducted 10 others. The bandits were said to have invaded the community in broad daylight yesterday on motorcycles and were shooting sporadically to scare villagers. They moved from house to house and carted away properties. Besides the killing and kidnapping of the people, some houses and barns of yams and other foodstuffs belonging to the villagers were also set ablaze. A top member of the local vigilante simply called Idi Fylo narrowly escaped being killed by the bandits but had his house and other valuables set ablaze Another prominent member of the Community, Maiangwa Sarkin Zamma was also reported shot in the right arm and was immediately rushed to a nea...
Man Sets himself, ex-wife and 2 Children Ablaze in Ibadan
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Man Sets himself, ex-wife and 2 Children Ablaze in Ibadan

A Nigerian man, Ahmed Saka, has killed his ex-wife and two children after threatening he would kill her for walking out of their marriage. According to reports, Saka and Mutiat lived in their home in the Shogoye area in Oyo State. Recently, Mutiat told Saka she was no longer interested in their relationship and will be leaving him for good. This infuriated Saka who threatened to kill her. True to his threat, on Wednesday night April 7, Saka set their home ablaze, killing Mutiat, two children, and injured four others with severe burns. Apart from Mutiat and Saka, two children who lost their lives were identified as Ramon Sarumi (10) and Abiodun Oladele (seven). Those with severe burns include Bisola Oladele, Lateef Sarumi, Aishat Sarumi, and Wosilat Sarumi. The matter was repor...
Ekiti Woman Locks up her 2-year-old Twin Children for Three Days Without Food
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Ekiti Woman Locks up her 2-year-old Twin Children for Three Days Without Food

The Ekiti State Police Command has arrested a woman, Joy Fatoba, for allegedly locking up her 3-year-old twin children in a room without food for three days. Spokesman of the command, ASP Sunday Abutu, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Monday, April 5, said the police rescued the children and took them to hospital for medical care. Abutu said his men on Sunday, April 4, got a distress call from a good Samaritan that the suspect from Igbara-Odo, Ekiti Southwest Local Government Area of the state allegedly confined her twin children in a room for three days without food. He stated that the mother allegedly threatened to kill them should anyone compel her to open the door. "Today being 05/04/2021 at about 0945hrs, a distress call was received from a good Samaritan t...
The biggest threat to the peace and stability of Nigeria today is the plan to kill, arrest or detain Sunday Igboho – FFK
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The biggest threat to the peace and stability of Nigeria today is the plan to kill, arrest or detain Sunday Igboho – FFK

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has said that the biggest threat to the peace and stability of Nigeria is the "plan by some hardliners in the Federal government to kill or arrest" Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho. Igboho has been pushing for the actualization of Oduduwa republic, a country for South Westerners. He was also in the news for the eviction notice he gave Fulanis residing in the Southwest region. FFK in a post shared this morning, said Igboho has committed no crime and that it will be counterproductive for the government to arrest him. Read his post below ''I will say this just once. The biggest threat to the peace and stability of Nigeria today is the plan by some hardliners in the Federal Government to kill, arrest or detain my friend and brother Chief ...
Boko Haram Kill One, Loot Foodstuff In Borno LG
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Boko Haram Kill One, Loot Foodstuff In Borno LG

Suspected armed members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect on Wednesday invaded the Azir community in the Damboa Local Government Area of Borno state killing one resident with scores injured. The insurgents also looted foodstuff and livestock without confrontation, after setting ablaze some residential houses. Azir is about a 15km drive south of Damboa and is the only settlement with resilient people along the 100km Damboa – Biu road, as over 10 settlements were Displaced and remained ghost communities for over five years. Some fleeing residents who spoke to our Correspondent on phone said, “We are currently taking refuge in Damboa with no shelter and food despite this harsh harmattan weather. “The insurgents wreaked havoc on our community without confrontation and we managed...
Gunmen Storm Military Camp In Niger State, Kill Soldiers, Kidnap 10, Burn Cars
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Gunmen Storm Military Camp In Niger State, Kill Soldiers, Kidnap 10, Burn Cars

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have reportedly invaded the camp of the Joint Security Task Force comprising of the Army, Police, Civil Defence and Vigilantes at Allawa and opened fire on them, killing an undisclosed number of soldiers in the process in Niger State. An officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) was also killed in the attack while many security personnel sustained injuries. They also abducted over 10 persons, stole seven motorcycles and burnt down military vehicles in attacks that happened on Wednesday and in the early hours of Thursday. The communities attacked by the bandits are Allawa, Manta, Gurmana, Bassa and Kokki in Shiroro council. Eyewitnesses said the bandits attacked Manta, Gurmana and Bassa villages on Wednesday, where they ki...
Gunmen Attack Soludo, Kill 3 Policemen (Graphic Photos)
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Gunmen Attack Soludo, Kill 3 Policemen (Graphic Photos)

Gunmen, a while ago, attacked the former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof. Charles Soludo, killing three policemen guarding him. The incident took place in his community, Isuofia, in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State during a meeting with the youths of the community. Eyewitnesses at the event told Daily Sun that Soludo was safe but his whereabouts was unknown. Unconfirmed reports have it that the Commissioner for Public Utilities, Emeka Ezenwanne, who was at the event was taken away by the gunmen. Police spokesperson in the state, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, confirmed the incident but said that he was still gathering information on the ugly development.
Daredevil Armed Robbers Unleash Mayhem On Bank In Delta, Cart Away Cash,  Kill 3 People
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Daredevil Armed Robbers Unleash Mayhem On Bank In Delta, Cart Away Cash, Kill 3 People

Daredevil armed robbers on Tuesday afternoon invaded a new generation bank in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta state and carted away some amounts of money yet to be ascertained. The robbers were armed to the teeth, our correspondent gathered. They unleashed mayhem on the bank, destroying properties as workers and customers scampered to safety. Delta Robbery: Armed Robbers Cart Away Millions Of Naira, Kill One, Drive DPO, Policemen Away More facts concerning Tuesday's attack on the Bank at Issele-Uku branch, headquarters of Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta state by daredevil armed robbers have emerged. The tension forced workers and customers around to scamper to safety. SaharaReporters gathered that the bloody operation which lasted over an hour, l...
Unknown Gunmen Storm Ebonyi Village, Kill Many People, Burn Over 200 Houses
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Unknown Gunmen Storm Ebonyi Village, Kill Many People, Burn Over 200 Houses

A yet to be identified gunmen on Thursday invaded Nwekendiagu Village, in Effium, Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. The gunmen invaded the village in the early hours of Thursday morning, killing at least fifteen persons and burnt over 200 houses including a Fuel station located in the area. Speaking to IGBERE TV correspondent on the condition of anonymity, a resident of the area that fled from the village due to the crisis fingered Effium warriors to be behind the attack. According to him, "yes, the effiumite warriors attacked a village called Nwekendiagu and killed more than 15 persons and burnt more 200 houses including fuel station." IGBERE TV recalls that on 9th March, 2021, suspected gunmen from Uffiom attacked Omege People in Ebonyi State killing people i...
Bayelsa Varsity Student Commits Suicide after Allegedly Being Tagged a Failure by his Family Members
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Bayelsa Varsity Student Commits Suicide after Allegedly Being Tagged a Failure by his Family Members

200-level student of History and Diplomacy in the Federal University Otuoke (FUO), Arikekpar Lucky, allegedly suffering from depression, has committed suicide. It was gathered that the 27-year-old student popularly known as Don Zednas, hung himself with a rope tied to a ceiling fan in the early hours of Monday, March 22, after locking the doors and windows. The deceased, a one-time aspirant of the Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) Student Representative, Central Zone, hails from Otuakeme, Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa state. According to Nigerian Tribune, sources in the university community said the student took the drastic step because he had been battling with depression because members of his family tagged him a failure in academics and life. Arikekpar was said to h...
Suspected Cultist Paraded for alleged Attempted Murder in Delta community
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Suspected Cultist Paraded for alleged Attempted Murder in Delta community

The Agbor Gha-Ihun Security outfit has paraded a suspected cultist in Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State. The suspect identified as Mathew Ifenchor From Alisimie Agbor, was paraded on Thursday, March 18, for illegal possession of locally made pistol and attempted murder. According to Patrick Gbuchanye, the suspect had threatened a man, who thereafter reported him to the security outfit. Speaking to newsmen, Ifenchor confessed that the locally made pistol was given to him by his Aye cult group for self defense as their number One. He claimed that he has only used the gun to threaten a member of their cult group, Fidelis Etuokwu for querying his emergence as the number 1 of their group. "Etuokwu has accused me of going after him with a gun to kill him which...
Armed Bandit Invade Zamfara Market, kill one, raze stalls
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Armed Bandit Invade Zamfara Market, kill one, raze stalls

Armed bandits, on Thursday March 18, invaded a market in Yar’ Tasha community, Dansadau district in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State, razed stalls, killed at least one person and injured many others. It was gathered that the armed men stormed the market on motorcycles and opened fired on traders. The market holds every Thursday with livestock and grains as main commodities. A resident of the community, identified as Alhaji Umaru Yar’ Tasha, told Daily Trust that the bandits stormed the market around 2 pm and began to fire shots at the traders mostly dealing in livestock and grains. "The whole market and the adjacent community were thrown into pandemonium. Traders were running to different directions for safety. Many of the scampering traders were badly injured. ...
Rio Ferdinand Points out Solskjaer’s Tactics that ‘Kills’ him
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Rio Ferdinand Points out Solskjaer’s Tactics that ‘Kills’ him

Manchester United legend, Rio Ferdinand says it ‘kills’ him (Rio) when the club’s manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer fields two deep-lying midfielders during recent matches. United face AC Milan in the second leg of the Europa League last 16 tie in San Siro on Thursday and are on course to finish second in the Premier League. Solskjaer’s side are also through to the quarter-finals of the FA Cup. Until the 2-0 win against Manchester City earlier this month, the Red Devils had managed just one goal in the seven fixtures against their rivals as Solskjaer often played Scott McTominay and Fred in front of his defence to give them further protection. While this formation has helped United not to concede goals, the team’s attack has suffered and Ferdinand, a former defender, revealed t...
Woman Narrates how her Sister Died Because she Quit Alcohol Suddenly
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Woman Narrates how her Sister Died Because she Quit Alcohol Suddenly

A woman has narrated how quitting alcohol suddenly led to her sister’s death. She shared the story to help ''save other lives.'' According to the Twitter user, quitting alcohol completely can lead to complications that can kill and she explained how this is so. She added that rather than quitting cold turkey, it's best one withdraws from alcohol gradually, as a total withdrawal from alcohol could kill. Read her tweets below.
Dr.Dre’s Estranged wife, Nicole Young Denied a Restraining Order Against the Music Mogul after he called her ‘Greedy b*tch’ in new song
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Dr.Dre’s Estranged wife, Nicole Young Denied a Restraining Order Against the Music Mogul after he called her ‘Greedy b*tch’ in new song

Dr.Dre's estranged wife, Nicole Young has reportedly been denied a restraining order against the music mogul after he called her 'greedy' in a song that prompted her to fear for her safety amid their ongoing divorce. Young, 51, requested the emergency domestic violence restraining order against her ex, 56, after he released a song last month in which he referred to her as a 'greedy b*tch' and a 'perjurer', according to TMZ. Young claims that she's concerned for her safety after the release of the song, and alleges 'he has upped the ante and is now outright threatening me to keep my mouth shut or else.' In the snippet, the hip-pop mogul referenced his recent stay at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center after suffering a brain aneurysm and his wife's monetary demands in their ongoing div...
OAP Nedu Cries Out After Being Served a N1.4m Electricity Bill
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OAP Nedu Cries Out After Being Served a N1.4m Electricity Bill

OAP Nedu has cried out after being served an estimated electricity bill of N1.4m. The media personality who called out Eko Electricity Distribution Company over the bill, stated that he doesn't have a factory in his house that will make him get such bill. Nedu wrote; @ekedc you people should kuku come and kill me Abeg na factory I get for my house? Like WTH Na house rent be this abi na light bill?
Fulani Herdsmen Kill 2 Hunters In Ogun
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Fulani Herdsmen Kill 2 Hunters In Ogun

Two hunters were said to have been killed by suspected herdsmen in Okun-Owa, Odogbolu Local Government Area of Ogun State. Residents of the community said they discovered the bodies of the slain hunters in Oko-Agerige. DAILY POST reports that leaders of the community have written a letter to Okun-Owa, urging him to save their souls. According to Asiwaju Sina Ogunbambo, the leader of the community, the hunters were killed by herdsmen. Ogunbambo said they were declared missing on Saturday after they failed to return home a night they embarked on hunting. “A search party went to the forest and their shocking discovery was the corpses of the two young men,” Ogunbambo said in the letter sent to Gov Abiodun. Quoting sources who visited the scene, he disclosed that there wer...
FFK Denies Claims of Beating his ex-wife Precious Chikwendu while she was pregnant, accuses her of Adultery and Attempting to Kill him and their Sons
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FFK Denies Claims of Beating his ex-wife Precious Chikwendu while she was pregnant, accuses her of Adultery and Attempting to Kill him and their Sons

Media Consultant to former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, Honourable Oladimeji Olaiya, has denied claims filed in court by his estranged wife, Precious Chikwendu. Precious in an affidavit she deposed in support of an originating motion brought pursuant to Section 69 of the Child’s Rights Act, 2003 accused the former Minister of beating her up on several occasions even while she was pregnant with their children. Precious in her summons also accused FFK of drugging her with the help of the DPO at the Asokoro Police station. She asked the court to grant her custody of their four boys. Reacting to the claims, Hon Olaiya, in a statement released today Saturday, March 6, hinted that they will provide ''evidence'' to the court why the children shouldn’t be in Precious' custody....
Bandits Kill 15 People In Sokoto, Kidnap Hundreds
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Bandits Kill 15 People In Sokoto, Kidnap Hundreds

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have killed at least 15 people in Tanau village, Sabon Birni Local Government Area of Sokoto state. SaharaReporters gathered that the bandits with sophisticated weapons stormed the village on Friday morning and started shooting indiscriminately. According to a source, the gunmen also abducted over 100 villagers, including nursing mothers and children. He alleged that the attackers were Fulani herdsmen who have been attacking the villages persistently. “They carried out deadly attacks and looted our village. At least 15 people were killed while over 100 people were abducted. They were shooting sporadically, they did not even spare any one, including women, nursing mothers and children. They herded them into bush,” the source said. Sokoto is ...
Bandits Kill 1 Person In Osun, Kidnap Chinese Expatriate In Ekiti
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Bandits Kill 1 Person In Osun, Kidnap Chinese Expatriate In Ekiti

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have killed one person in an attack on a passenger bus at Ajebandele village in Obokun local government area of Osun State. LEADERSHIP gathered that the incident that had two others injured occurred on Tuesday evening at about 7:30 pm. It was further gathered that the gunmen intercepted the bus plying Osogbo/Ibokun road and started shooting at the passengers. Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of Osun State Police Command, Yemisi Opalola, said while the remains of the victim of the attack has been deposited at a morgue, those who sustained injuries are receiving treatment at the hospital. In another development, gunmen have kidnapped a Chinese expatriate at Igbemo Ekiti in Irepodun Ifelodun Local government area of the Ekiti State. H...
Ogun Court Sentences Labourer to Death by Hanging for Beheading a 2-year-old Boy and Attempting to Kill the Mother
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Ogun Court Sentences Labourer to Death by Hanging for Beheading a 2-year-old Boy and Attempting to Kill the Mother

Justice Ayokunle Rotimi-Balogun of a High Court sitting Abeokuta, Ogun state has sentenced a 39-year old labourer, Mohammed Ibrahim, to death by hanging for killing a two-year-old baby and also found him guilty of attempting to kill the mother, Rabi Yakubu. The Prosecuting counsel, Oluwabumi Akinola, had told the court that Mohammed committed the offence on April 12, 2014, at Ofada town, Owode Egba in Abeokuta. Akinola said the labourer had followed Mrs Yakubu, who had her two-year-old son strapped to her back, as she wanted to ease herself. “On getting into the bush she dropped her baby on the ground for her to defecate, when Ibrahim attacked her with a knife, attempting to cut off her neck. The complainant, the mother of the two-year-old boy, struggled with Ibr...
Armed Bandits Kill Six in Kaduna
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Armed Bandits Kill Six in Kaduna

Armed bandits have killed six people in Igabi and Kauru local government areas of Kaduna State. The State Commissioner for Internal Security and Homes Affairs, Samuel Aruwan in a statement issued on Tuesday March 2, said armed bandits barricaded the Birnin Yero-Tami road, Igabi and killed one Hussaini Suleiman Dari. One Dahiru Saidu was left injured and is receiving treatment in a hospital. At Gwada village, Igabi local government area, an attack by gunmen left two persons, Yahuza Sale and Garba Sule, dead. In another incident, armed bandits invaded Ungwan Kure, and killed two residents, Mohammed Sani Suleiman and Yahuza Sale. Similarly, armed bandits attacked Amawan Dadi Rugan Jauru settlements in Kauru local government area. One resident known simply as "Likita" was shot ...
Kidnappers Who Pose As Women Online To Rob, Kill Victims Arrested In Rivers
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Kidnappers Who Pose As Women Online To Rob, Kill Victims Arrested In Rivers

A suspected five-man gang of kidnappers, including a lady, has been smashed by operatives of the Force Intelligence Bureau Response Team (FIBRT) led by a Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Abba Kyari. The suspects have also given details of how they lured men through a popular online dating website known as Tinder to lonely spots where they attack and rob them of their valuables. The less fortunate among their victims, they said, were killed by being strangled or shot. Three of the suspects arrested by FIBRT include Micheal Eneji (30), Nwachukwu Emeka (22) and Success Okeke (27). Their arrest came on the heel of a petition filed to Kyari by the family of one of the victims, Michaels Victor. According to a police source, on 12th January, 2021, the family of the now decease...

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