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Suspected Cultists Kill Young Man in Delta
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Suspected Cultists Kill Young Man in Delta

Gunmen suspected to be cultists have killed a young man in Otefe-Oghara, Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State. It was gathered that the deceased simply identified as Tony, was shot dead by the assailants along Ibori Road between the hours of 8pm- 10pm on Thursday, May 13. Facebook user, comrade Obodo, who shared a photo of the deceased, urged those who have graduated from schools in the community to go back to their various hometowns. "A little advice to those of us who have graduated from school. Go back to your home town, staying in otefe will not solve issue. Look at a gentle guy, whom graduated from this school, look at where he ended his life. Please let's be careful"
Foreigner who Sold Over 450 Rifles to Bandits and 4 others Arrested in Zamfara
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Foreigner who Sold Over 450 Rifles to Bandits and 4 others Arrested in Zamfara

Five notorious suspects involved in banditry, kidnapping, cattle rustling, and illegal possession of firearms have been arrested by the police in Zamfara. The suspects were paraded on Friday May 14 at the Police Headquarters in Gusau, the state capital. The state police spokesperson, Shehu Mohammed said the suspects were arrested as a result of the collaboration between the police and the state leadership of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN). Four AK-49 rifles, nine magazines, 960 live ammunition, and assorted charms were recovered from the suspects accused of terrorising various communities in Zamfara, Kaduna, Katsina States in the North West, and Niger State in the north-central part of the country. Amo...
Iniubong Umoren’s Killer is not Dead- Akwa Ibom Police Commissioner says
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Iniubong Umoren’s Killer is not Dead- Akwa Ibom Police Commissioner says

The Commissioner for Police in Akwa Ibom state, Andrew Amiengheme, has dismissed reports claiming that Mr. Uduak Ezekiel Akpan, the suspected killer of job seeker, Miss Iniubong Umoren,  committed suicide in its police custody. Reports that 20-year Akpan, who allegedly lured Miss Umoren with a job offer and subsequently raped and killed her, had committed suicide, was rife online today. The reports claim that he committed suicide with his trousers tied to metal after having his meal. Dismissing the report, the state police boss in an interview with The Nation, said ”It is not true that Uduak Akpan has committed suicide. The suspect is in our custody. Maybe he committed suicide in the bedrooms of those peddling the rumour.”
Bandits kill 4 vigilantes in Kaduna
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Bandits kill 4 vigilantes in Kaduna

Four vigilantes were reportedly killed by armed bandits in Rafin Tukurwa village, close to Dogon Dawa in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Tuesday afternoon, May 11. Daily Trust reported that the vigilantes were ambushed by 2pm while on their way to Rafin Tukurwa after receiving a distress call from the villagers that bandits had attacked the area to rustle cows. Ibrahim Hassan, a resident of the community told the publication that the bandits killed Aliyu Ibrahim, the very popular secretary of the vigilante group in Dogon Dawa while others were Bara’u Khalid, Alhaji Bukar and Malam Dauda died in the hospital from gunshot injuries. Hassan said Aliyu, Bara’u and Bukar were buried together while Dauda was later buried in the evening when his corpse was retrie...
Nine terrorists killed in foiled attack in Maiduguri – Nigerian Army
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Nine terrorists killed in foiled attack in Maiduguri – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian army has disclosed that nine terrorists were killed in the foiled attack carried out by Boko Haram terrorists in Maiduguri yesterday, May 11.   Army spokesperson, Mohammed Yerima in a statement on Wednesday May 12, said that the terrorists were countered by combined gallant troops in conjunction with the police, youth vigilante and hunters.   While nine were killed, others escaped with gunshot injuries.   ''Troops of Operation HADIN KAI on Tuesday, 11 May, 2021, foiled attempts by Boko Haram terrorists to attack an outskirt of Maiduguri, Borno State. The terrorists, who tried to advance from Aldawari axis, attempted to attack soft targets along Jiddari Polo, were countered by combined gallant troops in c...
Wike Gifts N220m to Families of 11 Slain Police Officers
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Wike Gifts N220m to Families of 11 Slain Police Officers

Families of the 11 police officers killed by gunmen during recent attacks on police formations in Rivers State, have received N20m each from Governor Nyesom Wike. Wike made the donation during a condolence visit to the Commissioner of Police, Friday Eboka at the State Police Command on Monday May 10. The Rivers state Governor who acknowledged that no amount of money can equate human life, said the state’s gesture is aimed at assuaging the bereaved families and to assure them that their loved ones never died in vain. Lamenting that those who carried out the killings have turned the wives of the slain policemen to widows and rendered their children fatherless for no just cause, Wike asked police officers to be on offensive against those who perpetrated the heinous act. He sai...
Murdered Akwa Ibom job-seeker, Ini Umoren, Emerges one of the Top in her Graduating Class
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Murdered Akwa Ibom job-seeker, Ini Umoren, Emerges one of the Top in her Graduating Class

Iniubong Umoren, the Akwa Ibom job-seeker who was raped and killed when a man lured her on social media with a fake job interview, has emerged as one of the top students in her graduating class. Ini, 26, who graduated from the Department of Philosophy, University of Uyo, graduated with a GPA of 4.12, making her the seventh among the top graduating students in the 2018/2019 class. This was revealed in the final result released by the University of Uyo. Idorenyin Esikot, associate professor and acting head, Department of Philosophy, University of Uyo, who confirmed the authenticity of the result to Premium Times, said Miss Umoren, with such remarkable performance, would have possibly been employed as a lecturer in the department after her mandatory National Youth Service Cor...
Stray Bullet Kills NSCDC Official Inside her home During Army and Hoodlums Shoot Out in Imo state
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Stray Bullet Kills NSCDC Official Inside her home During Army and Hoodlums Shoot Out in Imo state

A stray bullet has killed an officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Imo State. Mrs Glory Nkwocha was at her house with her family on Thursday, May 6, when a stray bullet from a gun duel between combined security operatives and hoodlums in Orlu town hit her. Mrs Nkwocha was immediately rushed to the Intensive care unit of the Federal Medical Center, Owerri, where she later died on Friday, May 7. Her remains have been deposited in a morgue The gunbattle also left no fewer than eleven hoodlums dead. Facebook users have taken to Facebook to mourn the deceased.
Six Killed as Gunmen Attack yet Another Police Station in Akwa Ibom
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Six Killed as Gunmen Attack yet Another Police Station in Akwa Ibom

Five police officers and the wife of an officer have been killed in a fresh attack on a police facility in Ini local government of Akwa Ibom State. According to reports, the gunmen suspected attacked the police station in the early hours of Saturday May 8, when the officers were still asleep and shot them dead. They then set the place on fire. Police operational vehicles and other valuables were destroyed during the attack Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, Odiko MacDon, “Yes, there was an attack in Ini Divisional Police Headquarters. We are trying to assess the situation, we will get back to you'' he said
APC has Dragged Nigeria 50 Years Backwards – Governor Nyesom Wike
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APC has Dragged Nigeria 50 Years Backwards – Governor Nyesom Wike

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) which is the ruling party, has dragged Nigeria 50 years backwards due to its "abysmal performance." The governor said this when the Vice President of Rotary Club of Port Harcourt, Obiageli Ejezie, led other leaders of the association to the Government House, Port Harcourt, to confer on him the “2019/2020 Good Governance Award” for his outstanding achievements in project execution in Rivers. Speaking to the delegation in his office, Governor Wike said in 2015, the APC convinced Nigerians that they were going to offer better governance than former President Goodluck Jonathan. He said going by the results of the APC since it came into power in 2015, Nigeria has only being retrogressing under the its lea...
Crocodile Killed in Lagos (photos)
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Crocodile Killed in Lagos (photos)

A Twitter user has shared photos of a dead crocodile that was being cut on Ogombo/Abraham Adesanya road in Lagos state. Taking to his Twitter handle, @kingdahyor  ''What I saw at ogombo/Abraham Adesanya road some minutes back''
Two Police Officers Killed in Rivers State
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Two Police Officers Killed in Rivers State

Two police officers have been killed by unknown gunmen who attacked police facilities in Emohua local government area (LGA) of Rivers State. The Nation reports that the gunmen on Friday night May 7, first stormed and destroyed the C4I checkpoint located after Choba bridge without killing any officer. They then proceeded to Ogbakiri junction where they killed a police officer on duty. They attackers were also said to have moved to Rumuji Police station where they killed another officer, beheading him and razing two patrol vehicles before escaping through Elele Alimini axis of the East-West road. According to the report, the gunmen who came in a Hilux van and wore two different security uniforms to deceive policemen on duty, operated without any challenge from security forces. T...
Eight Hoodlums Killed as Police Repel Attack on Station in Imo
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Eight Hoodlums Killed as Police Repel Attack on Station in Imo

An attack by unknown gunmen at Orlu Divisional Police Headquarters in Imo state, was repelled by Joint security operatives on Thursday night, May 6. Eight hoodlums were killed in the gun battle that ensued and it was also learnt that joint security operatives recovered seven vehicles the attackers came in for the operation. Eyewitnesses said the gun battle between the gunmen and the security operatives lasted several hours, as the military sent reinforcement from the 34 artillery brigade, Obinze, in Owerri. No security officer was killed in the attack.
Bandits kill Journalist, abduct Many Travellers in Katsina
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Bandits kill Journalist, abduct Many Travellers in Katsina

Armed bandits have killed a journalist, Ibrahim Hamisu Dankabo, during a kidnap operation in Jibia Local Government of Katsina State. It was gathered that the armed bandits also abducted many travellers in the area A community leader in the area, Gide Suleiman, told PREMIUM TIMES that Mr Dankabo, a cameraman attached to the Information Unit of Jibia Local Government, was shot dead on Monday, May 3, in Kukar-Babangida area of Jibia when he responded to a distress call from a female neighbour during a kidnap incident. The kidnappers later went away with the woman who is the mother of a traditional title holder in Niger Republic, the source added. Meanwhile, other residents said the attackers also abducted many travellers on the Katsina-Jibia road, most of whom are residents o...
Gunmen Attack Police Station in Anambra, kill two Inspectors and Free Detainees
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Gunmen Attack Police Station in Anambra, kill two Inspectors and Free Detainees

The Obosi police station in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State has been attacked by yet-to-be-identified gunmen. Tribune reports that two police Inspectors were killed during the attack that occurred on Wednesday night May 5. The gunmen freed all the detainees in the cell before razing down the police station. Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, said the police commissioner has sent a team to the scene of the incident to unravel the circumstances behind the attack.
Teenager kills Several children and teachers after Bursting into Brazil Day care Centre
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Teenager kills Several children and teachers after Bursting into Brazil Day care Centre

At least three children, a teacher and a school assistant have been killed after a teenager burst into a daycare centre and attacked the people inside with a machete. Not long after school started on the morning of Tuesday, May 4, the suspect attacked a nursery called Creche Aquarela Berçário, where children between two and six years of age are taught. The horror incident took place in the city of Saudades, in the West Zone of Santa Catarina, Brazil. Emergency services rushed to the scene at around 11am on Tuesday. The Fire Department, Military Police and Civil Police all responded to the incident. Police said they have apprehended an 18-year-old man following the incident and he was taken to a local hospital in a very serious condition after he reportedly started to hi...
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 ...
Update: 6-year-old boy Killed by Abductors after Ransom Payment Laid to Rest in Kaduna
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Update: 6-year-old boy Killed by Abductors after Ransom Payment Laid to Rest in Kaduna

Six-year-old Muhammad Kabir, who was killed by his abductors after ransom payment, has been laid to rest in Kaduna. MCI reported that Kabir was abducted by a neighbour in Badarawa area of Kaduna, taken to Kano and murdered after the abductors had collected N1 million ransom.  The four suspects were paraded by the police on Monday. A Facebook user, Jamil Jobo Magayaki shared photos and videos from the funeral prayer of the boy held on Saturday, May 1. "It's with a heavy heart that we buried our son Muhammad Kabir Magayaki today in Kaduna. We totally condemn this inhuman, ugly and evil act, we are determined to ensure the perpetrators of this heinous act face the full wrath of the law to serve as deterrent to others inshaAllah. Continue to Rest In Peace Muhammad" he wrote. ...
13 Feared Dead as Armed Herdsmen Invade Benue community
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13 Feared Dead as Armed Herdsmen Invade Benue community

13 people have been feared killed by armed herdsmen who invaded Tse-Amgbem community close to Aondoana in Gwer West Local Government Area of Benue State. The attackers burnt down the houses in the community in the early Monday morning attack, April 3 and also left many wounded. Chairman of Gwer West Local Government Area, Grace Igbabon confirmed the casualty figure in an interview on Channels Television on Monday May 3. Survivors of the attack have reportedly been displaced and are now taking refuge in Aondoana town. Police Spokesperson in the state, DSP Sewuese Anene confirmed the attack but said details concerning those who perpetrated the attacks, number of casualties, those wounded and the extend of the damage at the community is still unknown.
Hit-and-run Driver Kills man and his Pregnant wife four months after their Wedding in Delta
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Hit-and-run Driver Kills man and his Pregnant wife four months after their Wedding in Delta

A newly married couple identified as Kingsley and Ajoke Akpor, have been reportedly killed by a hit-and-run driver in Warri, Delta State. It was gathered that the tragic accident happened on Sunday night, May 2, along NPA Expressway. Details on the accident are still sketchy, however, it was gathered that the couple were crossing the highway after attending a birthday party held at PTI Conference Centre, when the speeding driver rammed into them. The unidentified driver fled the scene after hitting them. Late Kingsley was a photographer and had a photography studio in Agbarho, Ughelli North LGA of the state. The couple and got married on December 21, 2020. Ajoke was heavilly pregnant with their first child and billed to deliver this week. Their remains have been d...
Two Kidnappers Killed, others Arrested in Kogi
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Two Kidnappers Killed, others Arrested in Kogi

Operatives of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) in a joint operation with members of the local vigilante group have apprehended a gang of kidnappers terrorising commuters along Idah-Ajegu road in Kogi State. It was gathered that the patrol security team ran into the kidnappers while they were terrorising commuters on the road on Saturday, May 1. The security operatives overpowered the kidnappers, killing two. They also arrested two others and freed two victims. Chief Press Secretary to Kogi State Governor, Muhammed Onogwu, who confirmed this in a press statement, said Yahaya Bello had instructed the local government chairmen, security agencies, vigilantes, hunters and members of the public to work harmoniously to root out criminals from the state. Govern...
Woman, 39, ‘Killed and Partially Eaten’ by Bear as she Walked Dogs
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Woman, 39, ‘Killed and Partially Eaten’ by Bear as she Walked Dogs

A woman is believed to have been killed and partially eaten by a bear that attacked her while she walked her dogs. The woman, 39, was found dead off a highway near the city of Durango in Colorado, US. Authorities said there were "signs of consumption" on her body after it was discovered on Friday night, April 29. Her boyfriend told officials she had gone walking with her two dogs earlier in the day. The last time she spoke to him was late on Friday morning, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW). Her boyfriend, who has not been named, returned home at 8.30pm and found the two dogs outside their home. But his girlfriend, who has also not been named, was missing so he started searching for her. He eventually found the body at around 9.30pm and then called eme...
Local Hunters Kill 4th Elephant in 2 Years in Ogun state
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Local Hunters Kill 4th Elephant in 2 Years in Ogun state

There are concerns that Nigeria's elephant population is fast depleting after local hunters shot dead a 4th elephant in Ogun State. The elephant was killed near Omo forest in Ogun State. According to the Elephant Protection Initiative, this is the 4th elephant illegally killed in two years.
Suspected Bandits Kill Kogi Pension Commissioner, Adebayo Solomon
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Suspected Bandits Kill Kogi Pension Commissioner, Adebayo Solomon

A Commissioner in the Kogi State Pension Board, Hon. Adebayo Solomon (Akeweje) has been killed by unknown gunmen on Saturday evening, May 1. According to reports, he was killed by suspected bandits along Yagba – Ilorin Road in Kogi State. Late Adebayo's driver, who also got shot, managed to drive the vehicle to Egbe town before he eventually collapsed. He was still unconscious at press time Saturday night. The corpse of the deceased Commissioner has been deposited at the ECWA Hospital mortuary in Egbe. The State Government was yet to react to the development. This incident comes days after a Senator representing Edo Central in the National Assembly, Clifford Ordia, was twice attacked on Okene-Lokoja and Lokoja-Abaji roads by bandits in Kogi State on his way to Abuja from Ed...
Update: Nigerian lady, Hindy Umoren, who Went Missing after going for a Job Interview Found dead
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Update: Nigerian lady, Hindy Umoren, who Went Missing after going for a Job Interview Found dead

A Nigerian lady, Hindy Umoren, who went missing after she left her home for a job interview, has been found dead. On April 30, LIB shared the story of how a woman with the handle @Umohuduak1 took to Twitter to raise an alarm over the disappearance of her friend, Hindy Iniobong Umoren, who went for a job interview. According to Umoh Uduak, Iniobong was invited for an interview at an undisclosed location along airport road in Uyo, the state capital on Thursday, April 29. She said about two hours later, she reportedly received a frantic phone call from Hindy. She was heard screaming before the call was abruptly ended and that her phone line has been switched off ever since. Giving an update this morning, Uduak said Hindy was raped, killed, and buried. ''They have finally killed me....
Eight Persons Feared Dead and 36 Others Injured as Palm-oil Laden Truck Plunges into Ditch in Osun
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Eight Persons Feared Dead and 36 Others Injured as Palm-oil Laden Truck Plunges into Ditch in Osun

At least eight persons have allegedly died and 36 others injured after a palm oil-laden truck plunged into a ditch in Osogbo, Osun State in the early hours of today, May 1. According to reports, the occupants who were mostly traders were sleeping on the truck, a Volvo FL7, with registration number KMC 35 ZJ, when the accident happened. The truck was ascending the November 27 overhead bridge opposite the NECO office when the driver lost control as the truck could not ascend the bridge. The truck then went on a reverse and fell into the ditch. “The accident happened around 2 am when some of us were sleeping on top of the kegs of palm oil in the truck. The truck fell into the ditch and about 10 of us were killed while others have been taken to Osun State University Teaching Hospita...
Notorious bandit leader Daudawa who led kidnap of Kankara students killed
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Notorious bandit leader Daudawa who led kidnap of Kankara students killed

Notorious bandit leader, Auwalun Daudawa, who led the kidnap of over 300 students of Government Science Secondary School Kankara, Katsina State, has bee killed. It was gathered that Daudawa had laid down his arms and accepted Governor Bello Matawalle’s peace initiative on February 8. But a few days ago, it was reported that Daudawa had returned to the forest to continue his banditry. Government sources told Channels Television that the bandit has been killed. Commissioner for Security and Home Affairs in Zamfara State, Abubakar Dauran told Channels Television that Daudawa left Gusau day two days ago. He had reportedly told some people that he was going to attend one of his relatives’ wedding. According to the commissioner, the bandit rustled over 100 cows and killed the her...
Suspected Herdsmen Kill Five in Fresh Attack on Benue Communities
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Suspected Herdsmen Kill Five in Fresh Attack on Benue Communities

Suspected Fulani herdsmen attacked four villages in Gwer-West local government area of Benue State and killed five persons. It was gathered that three others including a pregnant woman were reportedly injured in the attack that happened in the early hours of Friday, April 30. The armed herdsmen were said to have escaped with gunshot wounds after troops of Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS) trailed them to the Benue Nasarawa border and engaged them in a gun duel. According to reports, the herdsmen first invaded Ahume Village along Makurdi/Naka Road but were dislodged by the troops who then stationed at the village to ward off a possible attack by the invaders. One of the natives who identified himself as Fidelis told Tribune that while the troops were patrolling Ahume community, ...
Bandits Killed 323 People and Abducted 949 People in Three Months – Kaduna Government
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Bandits Killed 323 People and Abducted 949 People in Three Months – Kaduna Government

The Kaduna state government has announced that 323 people were killed by bandits in the State between January and March 2021. Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs in Kaduna, Samuel Aruwan disclosed this while presenting the first quarter security report at the State Security Council meeting on Friday April 30. He added that a total of 949 people were kidnapped by bandits during the period. Kaduna Central senatorial district accounted for 236 deaths and they were within Birnin Gwari, Chikun, Igabi, and Kajuru Local Government Areas. Aruwan also informed the council that some successes were recorded on the part of the security forces, including the killing of hundreds of bandits and recovery of many weapons. Governor El-Rufai in his speech at the meeting, decri...
Singer, Ogene Malaysia allegedly Shot Dead by Unknown Gunmen in Anambra
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Singer, Ogene Malaysia allegedly Shot Dead by Unknown Gunmen in Anambra

A Nigerian singer known as Ogene Malaysia has been reportedly killed by unknown men in Awka, the Anambra state capital. The deceased, real name, Uchenna Odoh Paul, was reportedly shot dead by assailants suspected to be cultists in Amansea area of Awka North Local Government Area of the state on Friday, April 30. Details surrounding the incident are still sketchy at the moment. Meanwhile, friends have taken to Facebook to mourn him. Pasqual Oformata, wrote: "RIP Ogene Malaysia. Awka has turned to something else. Shot dead at Awka" "Uchenna odoh Paul ( Nwanayoeze) A.k.a ( ogene Malaysia) we ur classmates are expecting u on December to our end of the party , uchenna y so soon brother but only God's knows why, UC may ur gentle soul rest in peace" another wrote. "This life...
44 killed, dozens hurt in religious festival stampede in Israel
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44 killed, dozens hurt in religious festival stampede in Israel

A stampede at a religious festival attended by tens of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews in northern Israel killed at least 44 people and injured about 150 early Friday, medical officials said. It was one of the country’s deadliest civilian disasters. The stampede began when large numbers of people thronged a narrow tunnel-like passage during the event, according to witnesses and video footage. People began falling on top of each other near the end of the walkway, as they descended slippery metal stairs, witnesses said. One of the injured, Avraham Leibe, told Israeli public broadcaster Kan that a crush of people trying to descend the mountain caused a “general bedlam” on a slippery metal slope followed by stairs. “Nobody managed to halt,” he said from a hospital bed. “I saw one af...
Benue Killings: Governor Ortom sees the problem of others and not his – Presidency
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Benue Killings: Governor Ortom sees the problem of others and not his – Presidency

The Presidency has fired back at Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State after he called out President Buhari over the killing of some people in an IDP camp in the state on April 27. Governor Ortom who angrily reacted to the killing, accused President Buhari of "just working for Fulanis to take over the whole country." The Governor also lamented that no fewer than 70 people have been killed in the last two weeks in three local governments in the Benue State. He said at that time; “What is happening now, to me, is very clear; Mr President is just working for these Fulanis to take over the whole country. “His body language is what is being played out. The body language, the action and inaction of Mr. President shows that he is only the President of Fulani people; I have known this...
We Will Avenge Death Of Every Herdsman Killed In South-East By IPOB – Miyetti Allah
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We Will Avenge Death Of Every Herdsman Killed In South-East By IPOB – Miyetti Allah

One of the umbrella bodies of herdsmen in Nigeria, the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, has urged security agencies to deal with “terrorists killing” Fulani herders in the South-East. Spokesman for the group, Saleh Alhassan, disclosed this while reacting to the killing of one of the commanders of Indigenous People of Biafra gunned down by security operatives last Saturday. Police operatives and their counterparts from the Nigerian Army and Department of State Services had killed an IPOB leader, one Commander Ikonso and six other militia members in Imo state. The IPOB men, who were members of the secessionist group’s security arm, the Eastern Security Network, were killed during an early morning raid on their hideout at Awomama village, Oru East Local Government Area of the state las...
Hope Uzodinma Killed While Alive, God Bless Nnamdi Kanu – Mbaka
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Hope Uzodinma Killed While Alive, God Bless Nnamdi Kanu – Mbaka

Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, Catholic Priest and Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Enugu, has accused the Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma of organizing the killing of Imo State residents. Mbaka said although he does not support terrorism, he stands against killing and labeling innocent youths of the country as ‘terrorists’. He opined that the recent jail break in Imo State could be God’s way of releasing his people from prison. Mbaka also wondered why the killing of a top commander of the Eastern Security Network, ESN, Ikonso Don was being celebrated. The Cleric further warned the leaders to kill poverty, unemployment and insecurity, because God is angry with them, adding that those advising Uzodinma have killed him while he is still alive. ”I can never support terror...
Lagos Socialite, Rasak Jikoji Killed By Assassins A Month After Chieftaincy Case Victory
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Lagos Socialite, Rasak Jikoji Killed By Assassins A Month After Chieftaincy Case Victory

A Lagos-based socialite and contender for the Badore chieftaincy stool, Chief Rasak Jikoji, has been assassinated. PUNCH Metro gathered that Rasaki had a month ago celebrated a court ruling in his favour on the chieftaincy stool. He was said to be with his personal assistant on Sunday, April 25, 2021, when he was attacked and shot dead. Our correspondent gathered that the assailants also smashed his skull open with a big stone. The 60-year-old was rushed to the Lagos Island General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, and the matter was reported at the Langbasa Police Station. The victim’s aide, who spoke on condition of anonymity for security reasons, said the attack happened around 3pm at the deceased’s house on Jikoji Court, Unity Estate, Badore. He stated that ...
Attack on Disabilities Care Clinic in Germany leaves Four Patients Dead and a Fifth Person Seriously Injured
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Attack on Disabilities Care Clinic in Germany leaves Four Patients Dead and a Fifth Person Seriously Injured

Four patients at a German care centre for the disabled have been killed and a fifth person seriously injured in the eastern city of Potsdam. A 51-year-old woman, believed to be a member of staff at the Oberlin Clinic in Potsdam, near Berlin, has been arrested 'under strong suspicion' of carrying out the attack on Wednesday night, April 28. Officers who responded to the attack at the clinic around 9pm, said the victims were subjected to "intense, extreme violent attack", and were found in different rooms of the care home, but did not give any details around the circumstances of the killings. The woman has been arrested on suspicion of 'intentional homicide', officers added, but said the motivation for the attack is not yet known. Prosecutors said forensic teams are n...
Gunmen Kill two Police Officers in Akwa Ibom
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Gunmen Kill two Police Officers in Akwa Ibom

Two police officers have been killed aftersome unknown gunmen attacked a checkpoint at Urua Inyang in Ika Local government area of Akwa Ibom state on Tuesday night, April 27. According to reports, the gunmen stormed the checkpoint on their motorcycles and opened fire on the officers, prompting some of the policemen to flee. The hoodlums then carted away rifles and burnt down their van. Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the Akwa Ibom Police command, Odiko Macdon, said the Commissioner of Police, Amiengheme Andrew, is already in Ika for an-on-the-spot assessment of the attack. “We are in Ika, trying to gather more facts about the incident”, Macdon said, adding that he would be in a better position to give details after the visit” he said.
Kim Kardashian “Disturbed” by Caitlyn Jenner’s Controversial Tweets on Prison Reform
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Kim Kardashian “Disturbed” by Caitlyn Jenner’s Controversial Tweets on Prison Reform

Kim Kardashian is said to be "disturbed" by Caitlyn Jenner's controversial tweets on prison reform. Kim, who has been arguing for years for prisoners to be given better rehabilitation to enable them to become productive members of society if and when they are released, was troubled with Caitlyn's opposing tweets. Stepdad Caitlyn clearly doesn't share Kim's views and took to Twitter this week to write: "Gavin’s District Attorneys across California are releasing dangerous criminals back on to our streets. Enough is enough. #RecallGavin" This was Caitlyn's response to a story about a baby who was killed by a man allegedly arrested and released twice this year for domestic violence. According to TMZ, Kim isn't happy about the tweets and has had words with Caitlyn about them.
FFK shares throwback video of Gov El-Rufai blasting ex-President Goodluck Jonathan for not negotiating the release of the abducted Chibok girls
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FFK shares throwback video of Gov El-Rufai blasting ex-President Goodluck Jonathan for not negotiating the release of the abducted Chibok girls

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, today shared a throwback video of Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, berating former President Goodluck Jonathan, for not negotiating the release of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls. In an interview with Sahara Reporters, El-Rufai, who was just a member of the opposition party, APC at the time, described the Jonathan administration as incompetent over the level of insecurity in the country. According to him, terrorism had become an industry in the Jonathan administration. He said the government should adopt military force and negotiations in securing the release of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls. This video came as a surprise to many as El-Rufai who is now the governor of Kaduna state, has insisted that his government will not ne...
Nine police officers and two vigilante members killed by bandits in Kebbi
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Nine police officers and two vigilante members killed by bandits in Kebbi

Bandits on Sunday April 26, killed a divisional police officer and eight other officers in Sakaba Local Government Area of Kebbi State for trying to repel them. Two vigilante members who responded to a distress call with the officers, were also killed by the bandits. Police spokesperson in Kebbi, Nafi’u Abubakar told Premium Times that the bandits had launched an attack at Makuku and surrounding villages in Sakaba council area. Abubakar said; “Upon arrival in the area, the police engaged the criminals in a fire fight. Unfortunately, the the DPO and eight of his men and two vigilante members paid the supreme call defending their fatherland." Sakaba LGA which shares boundary with troubled Zamfara and Niger States, has lately witnessed bandit attacks in Kunduru, Bajida and Rafin G...
Bandits Kill two More Abducted Greenfield University Students
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Bandits Kill two More Abducted Greenfield University Students

Suspected bandits have killed two more abducted Greenfield University students. The state's Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan disclosed this today April 26. He said the university has been informed of the development. He however did not disclose the identities of the killed students. The incident comes days after three of the students were killed by the bandits. Aruwan's statement reads; “On a sad note, security agencies have just reported to the Kaduna State Government the recovery of two more dead bodies of Greenfield University students, killed by armed bandits today, Monday 26th April 2021. The retrieved corpses have been evacuated to a mortuary, and the university has been notified of the development. The Government of Kaduna State ...
Photo of Medical Doctor Shot Dead by Bandits in Kaduna Church Attack
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Photo of Medical Doctor Shot Dead by Bandits in Kaduna Church Attack

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

Inspector Jonathan Kampani (AP No 278055) who killed one Jelili Bakare at Quinox Lounge, Sangotedo area of Lagos for demanding to know why he wanted to search him has been sacked by the Lagos police command. Kampani shot and killed the 45-year-old businessman who was relaxing at the spot on March 18, 2021 Lagos Police spokesman, Muyiwa Adejobi said in a statement that the dismissal had been conveyed to the Deputy Commissioner of Police, State CID, Panti. Kampani will be prosecuted as advised by the Department of Public Prosecution, Lagos. The Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu who ordered the arrest and orderly room trial of the inspector after the incident, had already led a team of senior officers on a condolence visit to the family of the deceased at Chief Bakare’s Hous...
Gunmen Kill Policemen, Custom Officers and Air Force Officers in Rivers state
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Gunmen Kill Policemen, Custom Officers and Air Force Officers in Rivers state

Gunmen who struck on Saturday evening, April 24, in Rivers state, reportedly killed 9 security operatives at different security checking points in the state. An eyewitness Chidadi who spoke to Vanguard, alleged that the invaders attacked four security checking points on the Owerri-Port Harcourt road. He said four policemen, three Nigeria Customs operatives and two soldiers, believed to be Airforce personnel in the JTF died in the attack. It was also learnt that the killers beheaded two of the security operatives killed at a Joint Task Force, JTF, a military close to the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omuagwa in Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State. It was reported that the gunmen who attacked a Nigeria Customs checking point at Isiokpo Umuanwa interchange killed...
“Seeing my Sister’s Lifeless Body all over the Media Breaks my Heart” – Grief-stricken Sister of Greenfield University Student Killed by Bandits Mourns
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“Seeing my Sister’s Lifeless Body all over the Media Breaks my Heart” – Grief-stricken Sister of Greenfield University Student Killed by Bandits Mourns

Sim Yohanna The sister of Dorathy Yohanna, one of the three Greenfield University, Kaduna students killed by bandits, has been thrown into mourning. Dorathy, two other students, Sadiq Yusuf Sanga and Precious Nwakacha, were killed by armed bandits few days after their abduction. It would be recalled that the bandits broke into the private university located along the Kaduna-Abuka Highway in Chikun Local Government Area on Tuesday night, April 20, shooting sporadically before whisking an unspecified number of students away. The abductors later contacted their parents to demand a collective ransom of N800 million. The remains of the three students were found at Kwanar Bature village, a location close to the university on Friday, April 22. Taking to Twitter on Saturday, Sim...
Jealous Businessman Shoots Wife’s Friend and Suspected Lover Dead, Injures Wife and Sister-in-law
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Jealous Businessman Shoots Wife’s Friend and Suspected Lover Dead, Injures Wife and Sister-in-law

A horrific scene was recorded at Bensam Flats in Gweru in the early hours of Friday April 23, as a local businessman went beserk and shot four people. Commutalk reported that 35-year-old businessman Peter Dube shot and killed his second wife’s friend Gamuchirai Mudungwe and another male companion, only identified as Shelton. Dube also shot and seriously injured his second wife Nyasha Nharingo (31) and her sister Nyaradzo Nharingo (34). Gweru Shooting Victims From Left: Nyaradzo, Nyasha and Gamuchirai It was gathered that Dube was involved in a heated dispute with Nyasha whom he suspected of infidelity. He is said to have been incensed when he learned that his wife and sister together with Gamuchirai and Shelton had travelled to Masvingo together without informing him, ostensib...
Gunmen Who Burnt Uzodinma’s House Killed 2 Security Aides (Graphic Picture)
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Gunmen Who Burnt Uzodinma’s House Killed 2 Security Aides (Graphic Picture)

The gunmen who invaded the governor’s house in Omuma in the Oru East Local Government Area of the state in the early hours of Saturday killed two security men on duty before torching it. It was gathered that one of the security men killed was an operative of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps. According to a source who pleaded anonymity, cars parked at the compound and part of the building were affected by the fire. According to the source, the security men on duty repelled the gunmen, leading to the death of the two cops. An unconfirmed report say that the gunmen killed two other security men at Oguta-Mgbidi Junction, a road that leads to the governor’s country home. A government house source who pleaded anonymity told our correspondent that firefighters were ...
My sister-in-law is among the three Greenfield University students killed by bandits’ – Heartbroken Nigerian man writes presidential aide, Tolu Ogunlesi
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My sister-in-law is among the three Greenfield University students killed by bandits’ – Heartbroken Nigerian man writes presidential aide, Tolu Ogunlesi

A Nigerian man whose sister-in-law, Dorathy Yohanna, is among the three Greenfield University students killed by bandits, has written an emotional letter to the presidential aide, Tolu Ogunlesi, asking him to talk to his boss. The man, Yamai, with the Twitter handle, @ydcoal, said his mother-in-law has been unable to eat or even take a shower since Dorathy was abducted on Tuesday April 20. He said it is devastating that the answer to her prayers for the safe return of her child is now the news of her demise in the hands of those who abducted her. His tweets read ''Hi @toluogunlesi, my sister-in-law was among the 3 dead students found today from Greenfield University. We are all trying to unpack our feelings. People’s children have become sports for bandits & kidnappers. I...
Bandits Kill Three Abducted Students of Kaduna Varsity
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Bandits Kill Three Abducted Students of Kaduna Varsity

Three of the students kidnapped from Greenfield University in Kaduna State have been killed by their abductors. LIB reported that armed bandits broke into the private university located along the Kaduna-Abuka Highway in Chikun Local Government Area on Tuesday night, April 20, shooting sporadically before whisking unspecified number of students away. The abductors later contacted their parents to demand a collective ransom of N800 million. Read Here In a statement on Friday, April 22, Kaduna State Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan said the remains of the three students were found at Kwanar Bature village, a location close to the university. "In an act of mindless evil and sheer wickedness, the armed bandits who kidnapped students of Greenfield Un...

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