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Doctor who Treated President Putin’s Critic, Alexei Navalny, after he was ‘Poisoned with Novichok’ Vanishes During Hunting Trip in Russia
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Doctor who Treated President Putin’s Critic, Alexei Navalny, after he was ‘Poisoned with Novichok’ Vanishes During Hunting Trip in Russia

Alexander Murakhovsky , the Siberian doctor who treated President Vladimir Putin's critic Alexei Navalny after he was reportedly poisoned with novichok last year, has disappeared, Russian police said on Sunday May 9. The physician, 49, was last seen leaving a hunting base in a forest in the Omsk region around 2,200 km (1,370 miles) east of Moscow in an all-terrain vehicle on Friday, police said. There are unconfirmed claims that he contacted other hunters by radio to say that he would go on by foot but was confused over which direction to go amid reports of wild bears in the vicinity. His friends looked for him but failed to locate the missing minister. Russian national guards, police, emergency ministry staff, and volunteers are involved in the ...
Ortom is not Someone I take Very Seriously, he is Using the Federal Government as a Punching bag to Distract Attention from his Failures – El-Rufai
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Ortom is not Someone I take Very Seriously, he is Using the Federal Government as a Punching bag to Distract Attention from his Failures – El-Rufai

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state has lashed out at Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state who he described as a failure. Speaking after a video of Ortom addressing protesters after some killings in Benue State was played during a webinar organised by the Africa Leadership Group, El-Rufai stated that the Benue state Governor is not someone he takes seriously. He further claimed that Ortom attacks the federal government to hide his failure. El-Rufai said; “I did not hear what Governor Ortom said (in the video) but I know him and he is not somebody I take very seriously, frankly. He has other issues of governance that he is using the Federal Government as a punching bag to distract attention from his failures. “Go and find out how many months’ salaries are being owed teache...
Murdered Boxer’s Brother Kills innocent man at Memorial over False Social Media rumor
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Murdered Boxer’s Brother Kills innocent man at Memorial over False Social Media rumor

A 20-year-old was shot dead at the memorial for a slain Olympic boxer. Boxer, Camran Kashawn Collier, 19, was found dead on April 22 in the driver's seat of a 2013 Honda Accord parked on Westlake Drive. The Marine and Junior Olympics competitor had been shot dead. At a balloon release ceremony held for the slain Olympian, his elder brother, Norman Christopher Collier IV, 22, carried out a revenge killing on an innocent man after he believed false social media rumors that the innocent man had a hand in his younger brother's killing. According to Texas police, during the memorial at Eagle Drive, Norman walked up to another participant, 20-year-old Kolby Marquise Graham, and shot him in the head. He initially survived the shooting, but died several days later at a hospital. De...
Man Strangled Girlfriend and their two Daughters as he ‘Didn’t Want them to Live Without Mum’
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Man Strangled Girlfriend and their two Daughters as he ‘Didn’t Want them to Live Without Mum’

A man who strangled his girlfriend and their two young daughters says he did not want them to "live in a world where they did not have their mother", according to prosecutors. The body of mum Amarah Banks was found in a garage in Milwaukee, Tennessee, the US, along with her daughters Camaria Banks, 4, and Zaniya Banks, 5, just one day after authorities issued an "Amber Alert" for the two girls. Their remains were found on February 16, 2020, a day after Arzel Ivery, her boyfriend and dad of the two girls, was taken into custody in Nashville, Tennessee. Arzel Ivery has pleaded guilty to three counts of first-degree intentional homicide, and he had reportedly told detectives where to find the bodies of his girlfriend and two young girls. Amarah Banks was last seen being dr...
Ebubeagu not Formed to Fight IPOB, ESN – South East Governors
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Ebubeagu not Formed to Fight IPOB, ESN – South East Governors

Governors of the South East region have said the zone’s joint Security outfit known as Ebubeagu was not formed to confront the Indigenous People of Biafra(IPOB) or it’s Security arm, Eastern Security Network (ESN). The statement by the South Eastern governor's forum comes after the killing of ESN commander Ikonson in April by the Nigerian military which led to IPOB leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu alleging that Ebube Agu works with the DSS and their aim is to track and destroy the ESN. While distributing 40 Siena buses and 20 Hilux Vans to members of Ebubeagu on Friday, April 30,  Chairman of the South East Governors forum and Governor of Ebonyi state, David Umahi said the outfit was not created to fight the IPOB and ESN" “Ebube Agu is not after the Eastern Security Network (ESN) ...
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, ...
May Day: Workers’ conditions have worsened under Buhari, say ASUU, Atiku
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May Day: Workers’ conditions have worsened under Buhari, say ASUU, Atiku

The University of Ibadan chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, and a former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, on Friday, lamented the plight of Nigerian workers, saying their conditions had worsened under the regime of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd). ASUU said corruption and insecurity were the trademarks of the Buhari. The ASUU Chairman, UI, Prof Ayoola Akinwole, in a statement to mark the International Workers’ Day on Saturday (today), said the workers’ conditions had worsened under Buhari. The statement titled ‘Buhari-led administration: The real enemy of Nigerian workers’ urged all workers to rise in defence of the dignity of labour and “resist the flagrant disregard for human rights and the rule of law in the country.” “We must resist the...
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...
Ahmaud Arbery Murder Suspects Charged with Hate Crimes by Justice Department
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Ahmaud Arbery Murder Suspects Charged with Hate Crimes by Justice Department

The three white men charged with the killing of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery as he jogged through his own Georgia neighborhood in February 2020, have now been charged with federal hate crimes. George McMichael, 65, his son Travis McMichael, 35, and William “Roddie” Bryan, 51, have all been charged with one count of interference with rights and one count of attempted kidnapping according to the U.S. Department of Justice. The two charges accuse the men of interfering with Arbery’s right to use a public street because he was Black. As it relates to the kidnapping claims, TMZ reported that federal agents alleged that the 3 men attempted to unlawfully seize and confine Ahmaud by chasing after him in their trucks. Prosecutors claim they did this in an attempt to restrain him, restrict hi...
Buhari Is Working With Fulani To Take Over Nigeria – Ortom (Graphic Pics)
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Buhari Is Working With Fulani To Take Over Nigeria – Ortom (Graphic Pics)

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has accused the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), of working for the Fulani ethnic stock to take over Nigeria. Ortom spoke on Tuesday in reaction to the recent killing of residents allegedly perpetrated by herdsmen in parts of the North-Central state. He also lamented that no fewer than 70 people have been killed in the last two weeks in three local governments in the state. The governor, who said the killings cannot continue, said, “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 k...
IDPs Block Makurdi-Lafia Highway, Protest Killing Of 7 By Herdsmen
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IDPs Block Makurdi-Lafia Highway, Protest Killing Of 7 By Herdsmen

Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from the Abagana camp have blocked the Markurdi-Lafia Federal Highway protesting the recent killings by herdsmen and laying the corpses of the victims on the road. The suspected herdsmen on Tuesday morning invaded Abagana IDP camp killing seven persons and injuring about 15 of them. According to an eyewitness account present at the protest, the armed herdsmen stormed the host community heading to the IDP camp and started shooting at the people killing seven and leaving many others injured. The eyewitness warned that they will resort to arms to defend themselves if the Federal Government does not intervene. The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom during a visit to the scene of the protest challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to rise up to th...
Oko Poly Student allegedly Stabbed to Death by Caretaker over Water
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Oko Poly Student allegedly Stabbed to Death by Caretaker over Water

A caretaker of one of the off campus lodges at the Federal Polytechnic Oko, has allegedly stabbed a student to death over issues surrounding the pumping of water. The deceased identified as Abuchi, an ND2 student of the Department of Public Administration was stabbed on the neck by the caretaker at Currency Lodge on Saturday, April 24. The caretaker It was gathered that the deceased and other tenants had gone to caretaker to complain about lack of water. The complaint led to a fight between both parties during which the caretaker stabbed Abuchi. Abuchi was rushed to a nearby hospital by his lodge mates where he was confirmed dead. The suspect was said to have fled after the student died. Police officers attached to the Oko Division reportedly arrived the scene in the...
Igbariam: IPOB Accused Of Killing 19 Fulani People In Anambra (Graphic Photos)
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Igbariam: IPOB Accused Of Killing 19 Fulani People In Anambra (Graphic Photos)

Suspected members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, have slaughtered 19 Fulani herders in the Igbariam community of Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State. DAILY NIGERIAN gathered that the hoodlums invaded a storey building housing the Fulani herders in the community around 2a.m on Sunday. The criminals killed 12 women, seven men and an undisclosed number of children. It was also gathered the criminals brought out the victims, stripped them naked, tied and slaughtered them. Our correspondent obtained some gory pictures of the dismembered bodies of the victims. In these pictures, some vital parts of the victims’ bodies were missing. A member of the community who wanted his identity covered told our correspondent that the criminals beheaded three me...
Igbariam Attack: Fulani Herdsmen Accused Of Killing COOU University Students
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Igbariam Attack: Fulani Herdsmen Accused Of Killing COOU University Students

Suspected Fulani herdsmen slaughtered students in Anambra State University (C.O.O.U) The number of students killed are yet to be known, its was stated as on April 25 Sunday at midnight, some lodges where attacked by suspected Fulani herdsmen at Igbariam Junction. More news to come, as investigation is the ongoing. Here's a video to confirm the Ongoing Slaughter by killer Fulani Herdsmen in Igbariam, Anambra State. These are Armed Fulani Herdsmen going about the area Slaughtering Innocent People. A friend in the area just sent me this video. There is serious tension right there now. I Just Confirmed The News About The Gruesome Slaughter By Fulani Herdsmen In Igbariam, Anambra State. Little Children, Women, Men Were Killed & Beheaded (I Have Other Videos To Confirm This But I Can'...
Customs Confirm Killing of Three of its Personnel in Rivers state
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Customs Confirm Killing of Three of its Personnel in Rivers state

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

Bandits attacked Haske Baptist Church at Manini Tasha village, Kuriga Ward of Chikun local government area of Kaduna State killing a medical doctor while four worshippers were reportedly abducted. A survivor, Yakubu Bala, said the bandits stormed the church on motorcycles around 9 am on Sunday morning, April 25  and shot sporadically at the worshipers. Bala said his uncle. Dr. Zechariah Dogonyaro, a medical doctor with the Kaduna State Ministry of Health, was shot dead by the bandits. "Church service was going on when herdsmen just came and surrounded the church and started shooting. They came at about 9am. They were many and were riding on motorcycles. They started shooting indiscriminately as we scapered for safety," he narrated. "My uncle,  Dr. Zechariah Dogonyaro, was k...
Ghanaian Man allegedly Kills his Girlfriend for Denying him Sex
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Ghanaian Man allegedly Kills his Girlfriend for Denying him Sex

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

The Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB), has reacted to the killing of a top commander of the Eastern Security Network (ESN) identified as Ikonso by a combined team of the Nigerian army, DSS and Police. In the early hours of Saturday morning, April 24, a combined raid by troops of the Nigerian Army, Nigerian Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) attacked the Operational Headquarters of the ISN in Awomama Village, Oru East LGA of Imo State after getting Intel on the exact location of ISN top commander popularly known as Ikonson Commander. According to a statement by the army, upon approaching Ikonson, multiple gunfire ensued resulting in the death of Ikonson, six other ESN members and the death of four Nigerian securit...
‘Nigeria is at war, seek help, youths should not serve as ritual offering on the altar of a failing state’ – Wole Soyinka tells Buhari
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‘Nigeria is at war, seek help, youths should not serve as ritual offering on the altar of a failing state’ – Wole Soyinka tells Buhari

Noble laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has advised Nigeria President, Muhammadu Buhari to seek help on how to tackle the different security challenges confronting the country as the country. In a statement issued by Soyinka on Saturday, April 24, in reaction to the killing of three students of Greenwich University by bandits in Kaduna, Soyinka asked the President to realize that Nigeria is at 'war' and stop "sacrificing the lives of youths." Read Soyinka’s full statement below. Abukakar Atiku has summed up the nation’s feeling – this most recent savagery against our youth is heartbreaking.  More than the heart is broken however, more than millions of individual hearts that still lay claim to bonds in a common humanity. The already over-stretched sinews of moral restraint hav...
First woman to face death penalty in India since 1955 pleads for mercy after conniving with boyfriend to kill her parents, brothers and baby nephew
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First woman to face death penalty in India since 1955 pleads for mercy after conniving with boyfriend to kill her parents, brothers and baby nephew

A 38-year-old death row prisoner, Shabnam Ali, facing execution in India has appealed for mercy and a review of her case in a last-ditch effort to avoid becoming the first  woman to face death penalty in India since 1955. Shabnam Ali has been held in northern India’s Mathura jail for the past 11 years after she, along with her lover Saleem, was convicted of killing seven family members, including her parents, two brothers and a 10-month-old nephew. Back in April 15, 2008, just after 2 a.m. in Bawan Kheri, a village in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, neighbors woke as a woman cried for help. Lateef Ullah Khan, one of the first to arrive at the two-story family home that early morning, found villager Shabnam lying unconscious on the floor near her father, Shaukat...
President Buhari Condemns Killing of Three Abducted Greenfield University students
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President Buhari Condemns Killing of Three Abducted Greenfield University students

President Buhari has condemned the killing of three of the students kidnapped at Greenfield University, Kaduna State. In a statement released by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President described the students as bright youngsters who were cut down by evil people in their prime. “My thoughts are with their families in this time of grief. May their souls rest in peace,” said the President. On the recurring incidents of kidnappings and killings in Kaduna State in particular, the President condemned them as “barbaric terror attacks,” and described as “unfortunate the tenor of some political and religious leaders that seem to further incite and stoke the pain and anguish of mourning families who are forced to confront these atrocities. ''Addressi...
Greenfield Students: Killing Of 3 Of The Abducted Students Heartbreaking – Atiku
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Greenfield Students: Killing Of 3 Of The Abducted Students Heartbreaking – Atiku

Nigerian ex-presidential candidate, and former vice president of Nigeria Atiku Abubakar has on his Twitter page shown and expressed his condolences concerning the killing of the 3 abducted students. Atiku on his Twitter page was remorseful as he talked about the killing of the 3 abducted students of greenfield university in Kaduna State, praying that may their souls rest in peace. AMEN. ...... Heartbreaking to learn of the killing of 3 of the abducted students of Greenfield University, Kaduna. How long shall we continue to lose precious souls? May their families and friends be comforted. It is time states are granted constitutional roles in the management of security.
El-Rufai Confirms Killing Of Abducted Greenfield Students By Bandits
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El-Rufai Confirms Killing Of Abducted Greenfield Students By Bandits

Kaduna State Government has confirmed that some of the abducted Greenfield University students have been shot dead by bandits This was contained in a statement on Thursday. The statement signed by Mr Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs said the remains of the students were found on Friday, in Kwanan Bature village, a location close to the university The remains of three students were found today (Friday), in Kwanan Bature village, a location close to the university and have been evacuated to a mortuary by the Commissioner, Internal Security and Home Affairs, and Force Commander, Operation Thunder Strike, Lt.Col. MH Abdullahi. “The Governor, on behalf of the Government and people of Kaduna State sent deep condolences and empathy to the student’...
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 ...
‘Cattle traders’ kidnapped and killed a man 10 days to his wedding – Police
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‘Cattle traders’ kidnapped and killed a man 10 days to his wedding – Police

The Kwara state police command has accused some cattle traders of kidnapping and killing a man who wanted to buy a cow from them for his wedding. Police spokesperson in the state, Ajayi Okasanmi confirmed the arrest of the alleged leader of gang, Mohammed Kazeem, in Patigi, Patigi Local Government Area of the state on Wednesday April 21. Mr Kazeem was alleged to have collected N160,000 from the man Olokose Oluwasola Ojo, to get him a cow for his wedding scheduled for March 12 and 13 this year. Security operatives were alerted after Ojo's fiancee received a phone call from his line demanding for N12 million ransom if she hoped to see him again. Okasanmi said; “Since the victim left Ilorin with the suspect, he could no longer be reached by anybody including his intending wif...
Another Unarmed Black Man Killed by Police in North Carolina
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Another Unarmed Black Man Killed by Police in North Carolina

A police officer in North Carolina shot and killed an unarmed Black man while serving a search warrant Wednesday, April 21, sparking outcry from community members demanding law enforcement accountability and the immediate release of body camera footage. The shooting unfolded in Elizabeth City, a riverfront town of about 18,000 residents in Pasquotank County near North Carolina's coastal border with Virginia. Authorities identified the victim as Andrew Brown Jr, a resident of Elizabeth City, and said he was shot when sheriff's deputies tried to serve him with a search warrant at about 8.40am. Relatives described him as a 40-year-old African American, who was a father of 10 children. Authorities are yet to provide details of the shooting but eyewitnesses said Andrew Brown...
Police Arrest 15 In Kaduna For ‘Killing 706 Cows, 75 Sheep’
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Police Arrest 15 In Kaduna For ‘Killing 706 Cows, 75 Sheep’

Fifteen suspects have been arrested by the Police in Kaduna State for allegedly killing 706 cows and 75 sheep in Atiyap chiefdom of Zangon Kataf Local Government Area (LGA), Kaduna State. The suspects are said to have dumped the animals in a ditch after the carnage. The Police Public Relations Officer in the State, ASP Muhammad Jalige, in a statement, expressed concerns about the nature of the crime which he said was “perpetrated by agents of doom in their quest to set the State ablaze”. He noted that the command cannot hold back and watch criminals take laws into their hands, noting that the command is not leaving anything to chance in ensuring that thorough investigation is carried out to prevent recurrence of such dastardly act. He added: “On 24th March 2021 at about 100...
Tesla Driverless Car Crashes Into Tree & Bursts Into Flames In Texas, Killing 2
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Tesla Driverless Car Crashes Into Tree & Bursts Into Flames In Texas, Killing 2

Two men have died after a Tesla vehicle, which was believed to be operating without anyone in the driver's seat, crashed into a tree on Saturday night north of Houston, authorities said. Key points: •After the fire was extinguished, authorities located two occupants in the vehicle, with one in the front passenger seat and the other in the back seat of the Tesla •The accident comes amid growing scrutiny over Tesla's semi-automated driving system following recent accidents •The US auto safety agency said in March it had opened 27 investigations into crashes of Tesla vehicles “There was no-one in the driver’s seat," Sergeant Cinthya Umanzor of the Harris County Constable Precinct 4 said. The 2019 Tesla Model S was travelling at high speed when it failed to negotiat...
Newly Wed man, Four Others Die as 18-seater Bus Plunges into River in Ondo
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Newly Wed man, Four Others Die as 18-seater Bus Plunges into River in Ondo

At least five persons including a newly wedded man, were confirmed dead after an 18-seater bus plunged into a river in Aponmu village, Akure South Local Government Area of Ondo state. The 18-seater bus with registration number Lagos AAA 859 XC which took off from Lagos, plunged into the Owena river on Sunday afternoon, April 18, killing at least five passengers including the driver. According to an eyewitness, the driver lost control of the vehicle due to high speed while it was raining, and plunged the bus into the river which is about 25 feet from the surface. The witnesses said the rain prevented help from getting to the trapped passengers for over an hour. The new groom identified as Adewale, was said to be returning to Akure with his wife after the wedding at the I...
CNN’s Chris Cuomo says there won’t be police reform until ‘White people’s kids start getting killed’
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CNN’s Chris Cuomo says there won’t be police reform until ‘White people’s kids start getting killed’

CNN host, Chris Cuomo has opined that police and gun reform won’t happen until  "White people’s kids start getting killed." The U.S. has faced multiple major shootings over the past month, most recently in Indianapolis where a gunman opened fire at a FedEx facility, killing eight. Also, tensions have grown in some parts of the US where protesters and rioters are on edge as they await the verdict of the Derek Chauvin trial and demand justice in the police-involved killing of Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota and 13-year-old Adam Toledo in Chicago, among others. Cuomo, however, feels the problem of police shootings will end when white kids start getting killed. "Shootings, gun laws, access to weapons. Oh, I know when they’ll change," said CNN anchor on his show ...
Police Arrest Vigilante For Killing Passerby, 17 Suspected Armed Robbers
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Police Arrest Vigilante For Killing Passerby, 17 Suspected Armed Robbers

The police operatives attached to Ijora Division of the command, on Tuesday, 13th April 2021, at about 2pm arrested one Vigilante member, Lukman Rasak, m, 30, for shooting one Musa Yahaya, m, 28, on his chest at Ijora area of the state. The victim was rushed to the hospital where he was confirmed dead. The police were alerted and raced to the place, arrested the suspect and recovered his gun with some cartridges. In another development, the policemen attached to Elemoro Division, on 14/04/2021 at about 2am, arrested seventeen (17) suspected armed robbers at their various hideouts within the area based on intelligent gathering. The suspects are Oladapo Job, m, 22, Abdulraheem Sidibaba, m, 20, Abdulrasheed Adebayo, m, 20, Tajudeen Abdullahi, m, Agbaje Sunday,m, 21 and twelve (12...
Man Arrested after Body of High School Student was Retrieved from Stream a day to her Final Exam Paper
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Man Arrested after Body of High School Student was Retrieved from Stream a day to her Final Exam Paper

Policemen in Rukungiri District, Uganda, have arrested a man in connection with the murder of a High School student, Brenda Ankunda. Ankunda was killed a day to her last Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) examination. The suspect, said to be in his 20s, was reported to be in a relationship with the deceased. Police picked the suspect from an electronics shop near Rwenshama stage in Rukungiri Municipality on Monday, April 12. Detectives zeroed in on him after print-outs of telephone call logs showed that the suspect was the last person to talk to Ankunda before she met a brutal death. A police team led by Mr Victor Arimpa, the deputy Criminal Investigations Department officer at Rukungiri Central Police Station, also searched the suspect’s residence in Farmer’s Villa...
Man Allegedly Kills Woman and her 13-year-old Daughter in South Africa
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Man Allegedly Kills Woman and her 13-year-old Daughter in South Africa

A 41-year-old South African man has been accused of killing a woman and her daughter and stuffing their bodies into a suitcase. The suspect, Sthembiso Lamula made his first appearance in the Pinetown magistrate’s court on April  9, 2021, where he faced two counts of murder and kidnapping. He was remanded in police custody and will appear in court again on Friday, April 16. According to SAPS spokesperson Col Thembeka Mbele, on October 6 last year the police in KwaDabeka, west of Durban, were alerted to a harrowing scene near the Umgeni River. "On arrival the police found the bodies of two female victims packed in a big suitcase and dumped. The bodies were later identified as 36-year-old mother Simangele Simamane and her daughter, Sbongakonke Mthembu, 13. The victims had multipl...
Kidnappers of Niger State Pastor Increase Ransom Demand to N10m
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Kidnappers of Niger State Pastor Increase Ransom Demand to N10m

The kidnappers of a Baptist pastor in Yakila town, Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State, have demanded a N10 million ransom for his release. Reverend Yohanna Bitrus Gyang, the pastor in Charge of Shiyona Bastist Church, was abducted by bandits three weeks ago. The gunmen stormed the community on Thurday, March 18, went directly to the cleric's house and whisked him away. The victim was taken into Zamfara forests by the bandits following the involvement of local vigilante in his initial release plan. It was gathered that the kidnappers had earlier demanded for two brand new Bajaj motorcycles each costing N500,000; 100 litres of petrol and recharge card of any network valued at N100,000, but after negotiation, the bandits agreed to half the demand. According to re...
President Biden Calls for Peace and Calm after a 20-year-old Black Man was Killed by Police in Minnesota
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President Biden Calls for Peace and Calm after a 20-year-old Black Man was Killed by Police in Minnesota

President Joe Biden has called for "peace and calm" in the wake of fatal police shooting of Daunte Wright in Minnesota, saying his death does not justify violence or looting. Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, was fatally shot by female police on Sunday afternoon, pril 11, during a traffic stop in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center. An officer's body camera footage released on Monday indicated that Wright got out of his car, but then got back in. It's not clear why, but Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon told reporters it appeared from the video that Wright was trying to leave the scene. Gannon also said that the video appeared to show an officer had shouted "Taser!" but fired her handgun accidentally, killing Daunte Wright. According to Wright's mother, who had ...
Two Mothers Arrested for allegedly Killing a 64-year-old Man
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Two Mothers Arrested for allegedly Killing a 64-year-old Man

Two women have been arrested for allegedly killing a man in Ikotun, Lagos. The deceased, Osita Anwuanwu, 64, was found unconscious at Arida area of Ikotun Lagos State on April 8, 2021, at 8:45pm. Efforts to save him proved abortive. The daughter of the deceased, Linda Anwuanwu, of Temitope street, off Governor's Road, Ikotun, Lagos State, had reported to the police at Ikotun Division on April 8 that she was informed that her father was lying down in a bar at Arida after he had a misunderstanding with one Ngozi Emezue, 38, and Juliet Eguebor, 35. The Police Operatives at Ikotun Division raced to the scene and took Osita Anwuanwu to the General Hospital, Igando, where he was certified dead. According to a statement released by the Lagos State Police Command, preliminary inves...
Nigerian writer Akwaeke Emezi calls out Chimamanda Adichie and JK Rowling; accuses them of supporting the killing of transgender children
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Nigerian writer Akwaeke Emezi calls out Chimamanda Adichie and JK Rowling; accuses them of supporting the killing of transgender children

Nigerian writer Akwaeke Emezi has slammed Chimamanda Adichie, JK Rowling,  and their supporters. Akwaeke, who used to call herself a fan of Chimamanda and is one of the beneficiaries of her writing workshop, took to Twitter to accuse Adichie and Rowling of supporting the killing of transgender children. Born in Umuahia and raised in Abia state, Nigeria, Akwaeke identifies as "they/them" and removed her breasts last year as part of her journey to becoming gender-fluid (read here). Having experienced what it's like to grow up as a transgender in Nigeria, she became a critic of her former benefactor Chimamanda Adichie and JK Rowling because she doesn't agree with the views they've expressed about transgenders. Chimamanda, who has campaigned for LGBTQ rights in Nigeria, faced b...
Four suspects arrested for rape, murder of a woman in Kwara
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Four suspects arrested for rape, murder of a woman in Kwara

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Kwara State Command, has arrested four suspects in Esie and Ijan towns, Irepodun local government area of the state for allegedly raping and killing a woman. Spokesperson of the NSCDC in the state, Babawale Zaid Afolabi, who disclosed this in a statement on Monday, April 5, gave the name of the suspects as Adams Sodiq, 19, Rasaq Rasheed,16, Lukman Quadri, 15, and Billiaminu Qayum,16. According to the spokesperson, an officer of the corps, Babatunde Azeez, on April 2, 2021, at about 5:00 am received a complaint from the Secretary, Fulani/Bororo in Esie and Ijan region, Alhaji Musa Waziri, of a missing woman identified as Aishat Sanni. The corpse of the missing woman was later discovered in the bush and the four suspects were ...
Guardiola blasts UEFA, FIFA for ‘killing’ players
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Guardiola blasts UEFA, FIFA for ‘killing’ players

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has hit out at UEFA and FIFA, accusing them of “killing” players with a hectic schedule. Guardiola’s men are still on track for a historic quadruple of Premier League, Champions League, FA Cup and League Cup. However, the Spaniard has the luxury of rotating players for matches in all of those competitions, as he left Raheem Sterling, Bernardo Silva, Joao Cancelo, Ilkay Gundogan and John Stones on the bench for the 2-0 weekend victory at Leicester City. But Guardiola says he has no option but to rotate his players. “UEFA and FIFA kill the players and it is too much,” he said after the win at the King Power. “We haven’t had one midweek off since we started. They are human beings, not machines. “Some of them want to play every day,...
Serial Killer Cultists Apprehended in Lagos
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Serial Killer Cultists Apprehended in Lagos

The Police detectives attached to Sagamu Road Division, led by the Divisional Police Officer, Sagamu Road, Ikorodu, have apprehended a wanted serial killer cultist, Segun Agodo, in Odongunyan area of Ikoodu, Lagos State today April 4. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, states that Segun, a senior member of Eye Confraternity, had been on the run for a while since he got the news that he had been declared wanted by the police for his atrocities in Ikorodu area of Lagos State. He was sighted in Ikorodu on  Sunday 4th April, 2021, while the DPO Sagamu Road Division and his men were on Surveillance patrol around Ikorodu. ''The suspect, who has been fingered in many murder cases, including alleged killing of a policeman, in Ikorodu, w...
Notorious Cult Leader Arrested for allegedly Killing Rival Cultist in Lagos
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Notorious Cult Leader Arrested for allegedly Killing Rival Cultist in Lagos

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a notorious leader of the Aiye cult group, Segun Ezekiel, for allegedly killing the rival Eiye cult group leader in Bariga area of the state. Spokesperson of the command, CSP Muyiwa Adejobi, who confirmed the arrest of the cult leader in a statement on Saturday, April 3, said the suspect has allegedly been terrorising the entire Bariga area. "The police operatives attached to Bariga Division of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested one Segun Ezekiel, m, 24, leader of Aiye Confraternity in Bariga Area, on 31st March 2021, for firing and killing one Taye Gbalagbala, m, 30, the alleged leader of the Eye Confraternity in Barija, on 28th March 2021," he stated. "The suspect has been alleged to be a notorious cult lea...
Two Teenage Boys Arrested for allegedly Killing a Friend for Money Ritual in Ghana
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Two Teenage Boys Arrested for allegedly Killing a Friend for Money Ritual in Ghana

The police in Ghana have arrested two teenagers for allegedly killing their friend for ritual purposes today April 3. According to reports online, the young boys lured their deceased friend to Volta Region where they killed him and were in the process of taking his body to a herbalist when they were apprehended. In a video making the rounds on social media now, the boys can be seen handcuffed in the back of a police van as police officers prevented them from being lynched by a mob. The bloodstained body of the deceased was also dumped in the back of the van.
Mob Beats Man to Death after he Shot Three Men at Betting Shop in Imo, Killing two
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Mob Beats Man to Death after he Shot Three Men at Betting Shop in Imo, Killing two

Three persons have been confirmed dead following an incident at a betting shop at Aba branch satellite market in Ehime Mbano LGA in Imo state on Friday, April 2. According to a statement released by the spokesperson of the state police, SP Orlando Ikeokwu, one Chidubem Mbamara walked into a betting shop, played his bet worth six hundred Naira (N600), but unfortunately wasn't with enough money to pay.   ''He paid one hundred and fifty Naira (N150) and deposited his phone, went home to get some money. On his return, he paid four hundred and Naira, making it a total of five hundred and fifty Naira (N550), and promised to pay the balance of Fifty Naira(N50) on a later date. This led to serious altercation between  him and one Henry Obi (manager of the bet shop). Sequel to th...
Gov Sani Bello Condemns Killing Of Soldiers, Policeman Others In Fresh Bandits Attacks
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Gov Sani Bello Condemns Killing Of Soldiers, Policeman Others In Fresh Bandits Attacks

Niger State Government has assured communities of Bassa, Zumba and others in Shiroro and Munya Local Government Areas under siege by Bandits in Niger State that the Joint Military Taskforce Bases in the area have not been deserted. The statement by the state government is coming amidst fears that the taskforce camps were been deserted and security agents leaving the communities after the recent invasion of military base in Allawa during which six soldiers and a Mobile Policeman were killed. Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, who regretted the deadly attack and killing of the security agents, urged the communities not to be apprehensive but to remain calm as the security agents have retreated to re-strategize and not left them completely. "The Military have evacuated the corpses of ...
Umahi Condemns Killing Of 25 Persons By Suspected Fulani Herdsmen
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Umahi Condemns Killing Of 25 Persons By Suspected Fulani Herdsmen

Governor David Umahi has condemned the senseless attack on the people of Egedegede in Ishielu Local Government Area of the State by suspected herdsmen. A statement by Special Assistant on Media and Publicity said the Governor made the condemnation when he personally visited the Communities on receiving the security information on the matter to ascertain the level of carnages. The attack which allegedly occured on Monday night led to death of at least 15 residents affecting Nkalaha, Obegu, Amazu, Nkalagu and Umuhuali autonomous Communities. Governor Umahi experessed sadness over the gruesome murder of defenseless natives by the marauding herders and charged Security Agencies to unravel the perpetrators of the dastardly act and bring them to justice. "I got a very shocking ne...
Suspected Drug Addict Stabs young man to Death, Injure Another at a Wedding Party in Adamawa
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Suspected Drug Addict Stabs young man to Death, Injure Another at a Wedding Party in Adamawa

The Adamawa State Police Command has arrested a 23-year-old man, Yusuf Jibrilla, for stabbing two youths, killing one. The incident occurred on Monday, March 29, during a wedding party in Mayo-Nguli, Maiha Local Government Area of the state. It was gathered that the victims, Sadiq Hammadandi, 22, and Adamu Suleiman, 25, were sitting outside the venue of the party when the suspect, said to be a drug addict, joined them to smoke his weed. The duo asked him to leave because they could not tolerate the suffocating hemp smoke. The suspect got angry, brought out a knife and stabbed them. The victims were rushed to Maiha Cottage Hospital where Hammadandi was confirmed dead while Suleiman survived but would have to undergo surgery.
My Pastor Said She was a Witch – Woman Arrested for allegedly Hacking her Mother to Death in Ondo
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My Pastor Said She was a Witch – Woman Arrested for allegedly Hacking her Mother to Death in Ondo

The police in Ondo state have arrested 30-year-old Blessing Jimoh, pictured above, for allegedly killing her mother, Ijeoma Odo. Blessing was paraded before newsmen at the state police command on Monday March 29. She told the newsmen that she killed her mother with a cutlass after a Pastor told her that she was a witch and was behind all her predicaments in life. Blessing and her mother were on a farm in Ile-Iluiji area of the state when she used a cutlass to hack her to death. The suspect who claimed she was mentally unstable when she carried out the crime, said “It was something doing me that made me kill my mother. I am not happy with what I did. “I cut her neck with a cutlass. It was a Pastor that said she was witch and l went to beg her. My mother is from Enugu State. We...
Messi Always Wants to Assassinate Goalkeepers – Caballero
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Messi Always Wants to Assassinate Goalkeepers – Caballero

Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi, “goes out to assassinate the goalkeeper” when he is on the pitch, according to Willy Caballero, who says his compatriot is forever on a “mission” to find the target. Messi has netted a remarkable 663 goals for Barca, breaking several records along the way. Chelsea keeper Caballero has lined up against and alongside Messi down the years. He told 90min: “Facing Messi, I had to suffer. “He goes out to assassinate the goalkeeper. “The goalkeepers, the defenders – he’s going to kill [them]. And killing means scoring as many goals as possible. “He doesn’t care if you know him, if you’re Argentine or if you’re a friend. He’ll talk to you afterwards, greet you and everything else, but in those 90 minutes he’s on a mission to hit you with goals...
Bandits Kill Traditional Ruler and Two Others in Fresh Attack on Sokoto Community
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Bandits Kill Traditional Ruler and Two Others in Fresh Attack on Sokoto Community

Suspected armed bandits have attacked Tunga community in Illela Local Government Area of Sokoto State, killing the village head and two others. According to reports, the armed bandits stormed the village on Wednesday evening March 24, shooting sporadically into the air.  The village head was reportedly shot dead after he refused to follow the bandits who wanted to kidnap him. The attack comes few days after gunmen attacked Amarawa community, also in Illela LGA, killing at least 10 persons. Sokoto, like many other states across the North, has witnessed sporadic attacks by bandits and kidnappers that have claimed the lives of many.
Woman Accused of Murdering Abusive Husband is Executed by her Own Daughter
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Woman Accused of Murdering Abusive Husband is Executed by her Own Daughter

A woman killed her own mum as state punishment for "premeditated murder", despite her mum not carrying out the killing. Maryam Karimi was sentenced to death in Iran after her father killed her abusive and violent husband. Though her father was the one that killed her husband, Maryam Karimi was arrested and charged with premeditated murder. She was then sentenced to be executed by her own 29-year-old daughter. Her death in Rasht Central Prison, Iran, is the latest shocking example of the rise in executions enforced in the Islamic Republic. Activist and journalist for Iran International TV described the execution as another "victory for a man" as a woman was encouraged to end her mother's life while her grandfather escaped capital punishment. Maryam’s father is beli...

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