Wednesday, June 16

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Football player, 18, Arrested for Beating his Date to Death after Realizing ‘She was a man’
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Football player, 18, Arrested for Beating his Date to Death after Realizing ‘She was a man’

A now-suspended Virginia Tech football player has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder for beating his Tinder date to death after he discovered the woman named 'Angie' he's had oral s3x with was actually a man. Ismemen David Etute, 18, a Nigerian-American based was charged with the death of Blacksburg restaurant manager Jerry Paul Smith after allegedly punching and stomping the 40-year-old multiple times on May 31. Etute matched with Smith on Tinder but Smith's profile indicated he was a woman named 'Angie,' Etute's attorney James Turk told DailyMail.com. Surveillance football from Smith's apartment captured Etute visiting him on May 31, the night Smith was beaten to death. The two first met April 10 for oral s3x, during which Etute was still under the im...
Attacks on Muslims in Canada on the rise
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Attacks on Muslims in Canada on the rise

The unprovoked attack on a five-member Muslim family in London, Ontario has led to calls for the crime to be designated an act of terror. Four members of the same family were run over by an attacker while strolling on a busy street in London, Ontario about 580 kilometers from the Canadian capital, Ottawa. The attack, the latest in a series of crimes targeting Muslims, has left the usually peaceful Canadian nation in shock. It resulted in the death of a man, his wife and at least one of their children. A fourth child is in hospital recuperating and doctors believe he would make it. Salman, Madiha and their 16-year-old daughter Yumna of the Afzaal family were on a pedestrian walkway on Sunday when they were ran over by a 20-year-old man driving a pick-up truck. Fayez the youngest of...
Blake Lively’s Dad, Actor Ernie Lively, Dies
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Blake Lively’s Dad, Actor Ernie Lively, Dies

Hollywood star, Ernie Lively, 74, known for his roles in the Dukes of Hazzard and The X Files has died following cardiac complications. The father of Gossip Girl actress Blake Lively died with his wife and family at his side. Ernie was born Ernest Brown Jr. in Baltimore and was an English professor. He also served as a lieutenant in the Vietnam war. After serving in the Marine Corps he became an actor but was also known for mentoring up and coming stars. Ernie stared in dozens of films and TV shows across his career including the X-Files, The Waltons, The West Wing, Mulholland Falls, Seinfeld, and Murder, She Wrote. He was most famous for his role in Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants where he played the dad of Blake's character. As well as daughter Blake Lively...
Kenyan Man who allegedly Killed his Wife Arrested while Fleeing to Tanzania
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Kenyan Man who allegedly Killed his Wife Arrested while Fleeing to Tanzania

A 35-year-old Kenyan man who allegedly murdered his wife early this year has been arrested by detectives. The suspect, Hamatton Ismael Karisa alias Ismael Charo Mumba, was arrested on Tuesday, June 8 as he tried to cross to Tanzania, via the Lunga Lunga border point. The Directorate of Criminal Investigation in a statement said that the suspect is alleged to have hacked his wife to death using a machete. "In a murder most foul, the 35-year-old suspect is believed to have hacked his wife using a machete, killing her on the spot. The couple had experienced a troubled marriage and the deceased Nehema George Karisa, had gone back to her parents home in Bamba," the statement reads. "However, on this fateful day, the deceased’s estranged husband walked into her parents’ compound,...
South African Woman Sentenced to 22 years Imprisonment for brutal Murder of her husband
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South African Woman Sentenced to 22 years Imprisonment for brutal Murder of her husband

A South African woman, Nonkululeko Ngwabe, 46, has been convicted and sentenced to 22 years imprisonemnt for the brutal murder of her husband. Nonkululeko was sentenced in Pietermaritzburg High Court in Kwazulu-Natal on Monday, June 7. She conspired with three men to kill her husband, Warrant Officer Thulani Ngwabe on November 3, 2019. According to SAPS spokesperson, Colonel Thembeka Mbele, on 3 November 2019, a lifeless body of Warrant Officer Ngwabe,51, who was stationed at Margate Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit was found on the railway lines near Port Shepstone beach with multiple stab wounds. A case of murder was reported at Port Shepstone police station and the case docket was allocated to Hawks members from Port Shepstone Serious Organised ...
Soldier allegedly Stabs DSS Operative to Death in Ekiti
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Soldier allegedly Stabs DSS Operative to Death in Ekiti

Three soldiers have been accused of being involved in the death of an operative of the Department of State Services (DSS) Seye Olubodun, in a hotel in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital. It was gathered that the soldiers invaded Hossana hotel at about 7.30 pm on Friday, June 4, during which one of them allegedly stabbed the DSS operative to death. According to eyewitness report, argument ensued between the soldiers and the DSS operative after they arrested a young man suspected to be an internet fraudster inside the hostel. The deceased was said to be trying to intervene over moves by the soldiers to arrest the suspect when one of the soldiers got angry and allegedly stabbed him to death. “It was at about 7.30pm that the incident happened at a hotel along NTA Road in Ad...
The perpetrators will pay heavily for this crime – Kwara Governor, AbdulRazaq seeks justice for murdered UNILORIN student
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The perpetrators will pay heavily for this crime – Kwara Governor, AbdulRazaq seeks justice for murdered UNILORIN student

Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has described the reported rape and murder of a 300-level student of the University of Ilorin, Olajide Omowumi Blessing as “shocking and utterly condemnable” LIB reported that the student was allegedly raped and murdered by some yet-to-be-identified persons at her sister's house on Tuesday June 1, in Ilorin, the state capital. In a statement issued on Friday, June 4, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Rafiu Ajakaye assured that security agencies will fish out suspected killers of the student. "The development is heart-wrenching and absolutely unacceptable. Such antisocial and despicable behaviour will never be acceptable to all people of good conscience, and all of us will unite to fight this to a logical conclusion," the statem...
Insecurity: Imo PDP Demands Gov Uzodinma’s Resignation
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Insecurity: Imo PDP Demands Gov Uzodinma’s Resignation

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo State has called for the resignation of the governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma, over the state of insecurity in the state. Speaking at a press conference in Owerri, the state capital, on Thursday, June 3, the PDP chairman in the state, Charles Ugwu, said that the crisis in the state has shown that the governor had no answer to the spate of killings in the state. Ugwu said that the All Progressives Congress-led government lacked the capacity to guarantee the safety and security of lives and properties of the people of the state. “Governor Hope Uzodimma in his capacity and responsibility as the Chief Security Officer of the state has failed to protect the lives and property of Imo State. This has become necessary in view of the evident lack...
Rapper, Wisdom Awute arrested and charged for attempted murder
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Rapper, Wisdom Awute arrested and charged for attempted murder

American rapper, Wisdom Awute, and another man are facing attempted murder charges in a shooting that injured two people in Miami Beach earlier this week. Wisdom Awute, a rapper who is part of DaBaby's Billion Dollar Baby Entertainment label, and Christopher Urena have been arrested in connection with the shooting, Miami Beach Police officials said. Awute, 21, and Urena, 29, both face charges of attempted first-degree murder with a deadly weapon and aggravated assault. Urena also faces charges of grand theft and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Police received multiple 911 calls reporting the shooting just after 11:30 p.m. on Monday along the popular strip of Art Deco hotels and restaurants. Officers found one person struck in the shoulder and another in the l...
You Can’t Benefit from Gulak’s Assassination – Gov Uzodimma tells FFK; he Replies
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You Can’t Benefit from Gulak’s Assassination – Gov Uzodimma tells FFK; he Replies

The Imo state governor, Hope Uzodimma, has accused former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode,  of looking for ways to benefit from the murder of former presidential aide, Ahmed Gulak, in Owerri, the Imo state capital on Sunday, May 30. Recall that FFK in a series of tweets posted this morning asked the governor certain questions about the murder of Mr. Gulak. Responding, Uzodinma in a statement released by his Chief Press Secretary, Oguwike Nwachuku, said that the way and manner FFK jumped into the story of Gulak’s murder, showed he was all about 'making capital from it.' The statement in part reads “From the look of things, it seems former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode wants to make capital of the unfortunate gruesome murder of former Political Adviser to for...
The Wire actor, Robert Hogan, Dies at 87 from Pneumonia Complications
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The Wire actor, Robert Hogan, Dies at 87 from Pneumonia Complications

Actor, Robert Hogan has died at the age of 87 after suffering pneumonia complications. The star, known for his roles in TV shows like The Wire, Murder, She Wrote and Law & Order, died in his home in Maine on May 27, his family has confirmed. The actor, whose career spanned six decades, had been living with vascular Alzheimer’s disease since 2013. Originally from Queens, Hogan joined the US Army at an early age and served in Korea, before returning to New York to work in engineering. He then joined the world of theatre and he attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Manhattan to hone his craft. In 1998, he won the Outer Critics Circle Award for his stage role as attorney Clarence Darrow in Never the Sinner. Hogan is survived by his novelist wife of 38 ...
FFK Poses Some Questions to Imo state governor, Hope Uzodinma, over the Murder of Politician, Ahmed Gulak
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FFK Poses Some Questions to Imo state governor, Hope Uzodinma, over the Murder of Politician, Ahmed Gulak

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, took to his Twitter handle to pose some questions to the Imo state governor, Hope Uzodinma, over the gruesome murder of former presidential aide and APC chieftain, Ahmed Gulak. Gulak was murdered in Owerri, the Imo state capital by some gunmen who the police claim to be members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB. The police on Sunday, May 30, said it had killed six of the assailants who murdered the politician. Governor Uzodinma at a news conference on Monday, May 31, described Gulak's killing as ''politically motivated''. This morning, FFK is asking some questions surrounding the killing of Gulak. He rubbished police's claim that the politician was killed by IPOB members. His tweets read ''Why did the Gov. of Imo no...
Ahmed Gulak’s Death Calculated to Instigate the Northerners against the Igbos – Gov. Akeredolu
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Ahmed Gulak’s Death Calculated to Instigate the Northerners against the Igbos – Gov. Akeredolu

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state has described the murder of Ahmed Gulak' as senseless and wicked, saying it was calculated to Instigate the Northerners against the Igbos. The former Presidential aide was murdered on his way to catch a flight at Sam Mbakwe International Airport. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state openly condemned the greusome murder in a statement titled ; Ahmed Gulak; A Killing Too Senseless and Wicked. In his words he said, "The killing of the former presidential aide is calculated to instigate Nigerians against each other, particularly northerners against the igbos living outside the South-East. We must confront the enemies of the people with a view to neutralizing them. This is definitely not the time for political correctness. Banditry should no...
Gunmen Assassinate Popular Businessman in Ibadan
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Gunmen Assassinate Popular Businessman in Ibadan

A 51-year-old popular businessman, Maduabuchi Owuamanam, has been murdered by unknown gunmen in Ibadan, Oyo State. It was gathered that Owuamanam, the CEO of Blessed Maduabuchi Nigeria Limited, was shot and stabbed to death by the assailants while driving in his bus along Mokola-Sango Road in Ibadan around 8pm on Saturday, May 29. According to eyewitness, after shooting Owuamanam, the assailants stabbed him multiple times with a knife on the left side of his chest to make sure he did not survive. A passerby, who saw the victim in a pool of blood was said to have alerted his workers. He was rushed to a hospital where he was later confirmed dead. It was further gathered that a woman was in the bus with the victim when the attack happened but her whereabouts is unknown. Spo...
‘They Won’t go Free’- President Buhari asks Security Agencies to go after Ahmed Gulak’s killers
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‘They Won’t go Free’- President Buhari asks Security Agencies to go after Ahmed Gulak’s killers

President Buhari has expressed outrage and disgust over what he called "the heinous murder of Adamawa politician Ahmed Gulak in Owerri, Imo State by yet to be identified gunmen." Reacting to the development on Sunday, the President said the killers of the APC chieftain will not go free and has ordered the security agents to go after them. "I'm repulsed by such premeditated and gruesome murder of Gulak by evil people who are determined to undermine the peace, unity and territorial integrity of our country. Let me warn however that nobody or group of people who engages in such despicable acts should expect to go free. We will deploy all resources at our disposal to ensure that such callous and criminal elements are brought to justice.”a statement from Presidential aide, Garba Sheh...
Update: Imo police describe killers of ex-presidential aide Ahmed Gulak as bandits, say he left hotel without any security escort
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Update: Imo police describe killers of ex-presidential aide Ahmed Gulak as bandits, say he left hotel without any security escort

The Imo state police command has confirmed the murder of Ahmed Gulak, the former political adviser, to former President Goodluck Jonathan. According to a statement released by Bala Elkana, spokesperson of the state police command, Gulak who was a chieftain of the ruling APC, was killed this morning May 30 while on his way to catch a flight. On the 30/5/2021, at about 07:20hrs, armed bandits intercepted and attacked a Toyota Camry cab carrying Ahmed Gulak and two others who were on their way to Sam Mbakwe Airport to catch a flight. Ahmed Gulak left his room at Protea Hotel without informing the Police nor sister agencies in view of the fragile security situation in the South East and Imo in particular. He left without any security escorts and while the cab driver took irregula...
Man, 35, allegedly Kills his 50-year-old Cousin for Refusing to Marry him
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Man, 35, allegedly Kills his 50-year-old Cousin for Refusing to Marry him

A 35-year-old Ghanaian man has been arrested for allegedly killing his 50-year-old cousin after she refused to marry him. Graphic GH reported that the sad incident occurred at Uro-Mekaa near Kalba in the Sawla-Tuna Kalba District of the Savannah Region in Ghana. The suspect, Kpeyiri Neiba, was arrested this week by the Sawla Divisional Police Command for the murder of Janet Ansaaku. According to the police, during interrogation, the suspect confessed to the gruesome killing, stating that the deceased failed to marry him. The Savannah Regional Police Public Relations Officer, Adjekum Owusu, who confirmed the incident to DAILY GUIDE, said on Thursday, May 27, one Martin Kojo Soyintey residing at Vongbe near Kalba called at Sawla charge office with a report that Neiba had murd...
Update: 18-year-old man Charged with Conspiracy to Murder over Shooting of British BLM activist, Sasha Johnson
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Update: 18-year-old man Charged with Conspiracy to Murder over Shooting of British BLM activist, Sasha Johnson

An 18-year-old London man has been charged with conspiracy to murder in connection with the shooting of British Black Lives Matter activist Sasha Johnson, who remained hospitalised in critical condition. Johnson, a 27-year-old mother of three and vocal equal rights campaigner, was shot in the head at a house party in south London last Sunday. On Friday, London's Metropolitan Police said Cameron Deriggs has been charged with conspiracy to murder in connection with the shooting. Deriggs was among five men arrested Wednesday on suspicion of attempted murder in the case. He and two others were also arrested on suspicion of affray (a group fight) and possession with intent to supply Class B drugs. The youngest of the group, a 17-year-old, was arrested on suspicion of possess...
14-year-old boy to be Tried as an Adult for Stabbing Teen girl 114 Times
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14-year-old boy to be Tried as an Adult for Stabbing Teen girl 114 Times

A 14-year-old boy will be tried as an adult for stabbing 13-year-old Tristyn Bailey 114 times earlier this month in Florida, officials announced. Aiden Fucci was initially charged with second-degree murder but did not have time to enter a plea before his charges were upgraded to first-degree, premeditated murder. The teen's case was moved from juvenile to adult court, State Attorney R. J. Larizza said during a press conference Thursday, May 27. Larizza explained the decision was made to charge him as an adult given the brutality of the case. Bailey was reported missing to the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office on May 9. Her family said she was last seen around midnight. A search was launched and at 6 p.m. her body was discovered in the immediate area near a retention pond, a...
”It’ll turn Nigeria to a nation of junkies”- NDLEA boss Buba Marwa warns against legalizing Cannabis
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”It’ll turn Nigeria to a nation of junkies”- NDLEA boss Buba Marwa warns against legalizing Cannabis

The Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. General Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) has warned that current moves by some stakeholders to push for the legalisation of cannabis in Nigeria will rob the country of the gains so far made in the renewed war against drug abuse and trafficking in the country. Recall that the spokesperson of the House of Representatives, Benjamin Okezie Kalu, earlier this month announced the lower chamber of the National Assembly is set to legalize the use of Indian Hemp in Nigeria for economic benefit. Marwa objected to this when he spoke in Abuja today Wednesday, May 26, at a national security summit organized by the House of Representatives. He said the present figure of 10.6million Nigerians abusing cannabis is fri...
Lagos police vows to arrest residents who killed mentally-challenged woman falsely accused of being in possession of a stolen baby and AK-47 guns
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Lagos police vows to arrest residents who killed mentally-challenged woman falsely accused of being in possession of a stolen baby and AK-47 guns

The Lagos State Police Command says it has commenced an investigation into the killing  of a mentally challenged woman who was accused of being in possession of a stolen baby and three (3) AK 47 rifles at Abule Ado, under the bridge in the Festac area of Lagos State on Monday, May 24. According to CP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, a preliminary investigation showed that the mentally challenged woman had been living in the area for several years before she was set ablaze by a group of people in the area on the allegation of being in possession of a baby and three AK 47 rifles. ''The Command wishes to state categorically that the woman was just murdered for reasons best known to the perpetrators of the heinous crime as investigation revealed that no baby and AK 47 rifles were found in her posses...
Rapper, YFN Lucci surrenders to police in racketeering case
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Rapper, YFN Lucci surrenders to police in racketeering case

American rapper, YFN Lucci has surrendered to police on racketeering charges. The rapper, whose real name is Rayshawn Bennett, turned himself in after he was named, along with 11 others, in a blockbuster 105-count indictment targeting the Bloods gang, the Channel 2 Action News reported. Bennett was out of jail after posting bond in a separate murder case, but it was expected that he would be required to turn himself in on the new charges. YFN surrendered to deputies on May 10 and has been housed in the Fulton County Jail since then. Drew Findling, Bennett’s attorney, said the rapper was not a gang member.   “He’s not guilty of all charges,” Findling said. Documents indicate the racketeering case filed April 30 involves, among other things, the felony murder of Jam...
Mum said she heard voices telling her to kill her kids before her son and daughter were found dead
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Mum said she heard voices telling her to kill her kids before her son and daughter were found dead

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

A man accused of killing a Yale graduate student in Connecticut back in February has been arrested, U.S. Marshals announced Friday May 14. Qinxuan Pan, a graduate student of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology was arrested in Montgomery on Friday morning in connection to the death of 26-year-old Yale graduate student Kevin Jiang in New Haven, Connecticut, on Feb. 6. "We are pleased to announce this morning, the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force, in conjunction with the U.S. Marshals Middle District of Alabama and the Montgomery Police Department, arrested Fugitive Qinxuan Pan," the U.S. Marshals said in the statement. Pan faces murder and second-degree larceny charges in Jiang's death.  Massachusetts court documents previously obtained by Fox News sho...
Police Parade 20-year-old Suspected Killer of Job Seeker, Iniubong Umoren
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Police Parade 20-year-old Suspected Killer of Job Seeker, Iniubong Umoren

Uduak Frank Akpan, the principal suspect in the gruesome murder of job seeker and graduate of Philosophy, Iniubong Umoren, was paraded alongside his father, before newsmen at the Akwa Ibom State Police Headquarters, Uyo today, May 14. Rumor was rife online on Thursday, May 13, that Akpan had committed suicide. To dispel the rumors, the police paraded him before newsmen on Friday. See more photos below..
Three Students Receive 27 and 3 Year Jail Terms for Killing Nigerian in Cyprus
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Three Students Receive 27 and 3 Year Jail Terms for Killing Nigerian in Cyprus

A court in Cyprus has sentenced threepeople linked to the murder of a Nigerian student, Walshak Augustine Ngok to jail. Court president Nüvit Gazi, Senior Judge ?erife Kâtip and Judge Umut ?nan of Lefkosa High Criminal Court, delivered judgement on the murder incident which occurred in Northern Cyprus in 2019 on Monday May 10, 2021. The main suspect, Chrstopher Ezeh, a Nigerian was sentenced to 27 years, while Nana Nkansah, a Ghanaian and Wayne Moyo, a Zimbabwean who helped transport the body were sentenced to three years each. 11 males and 1 female were initially arrested after 25-year-old Walshak Ngok's corpse was found in a forest area in Haspolat - Tashkent highway on Friday, April 19. Christopher Ezeh later confessed to killing Augustine who...
Update: Judge Rules Derek Chauvin Qualifies for a Longer Sentence in Murder of George Floyd
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Update: Judge Rules Derek Chauvin Qualifies for a Longer Sentence in Murder of George Floyd

Former Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin could face up to 30 years in prison after a Minnesota judge ruled there were four aggravating factors in the murder of George Floyd. Chauvin was convicted of two counts of murder and one count of manslaughter last month for kneeling on the neck and back of Floyd, handcuffed and lying prone on the street, for 9 minutes and 29 seconds. Judge Peter Cahill ruled Wednesday May 13 that four of the five factors were proven beyond a reasonable doubt. He found that (1) Chauvin abused a position of trust and authority, and (2) he treated Floyd with particular cruelty. "The slow death of George Floyd occurring over approximately six minutes of his positional asphyxia was particularly cruel in that Mr. Floyd was begging for his life and obv...
Atlanta Spa Shooter, Robert Aaron Long Indicted on Murder Charges
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Atlanta Spa Shooter, Robert Aaron Long Indicted on Murder Charges

The 22-year-old man accused of opening fire at three Atlanta-area spas in March, killing eight people, including six women of Asian descent, has been indicted by a grand jury in Georgia. A Fulton County grand jury indicted Robert Aaron Long on murder charges connected to the March 16 killings of Suncha Kim, 69; Soon Chung Park, 74; Hyun Jung Grant, 51; and Yong Ae Yue, 63; according to The Associated Press. The indictment only covered those four killings at Gold Spa and Aromatherapy Spa in Atlanta, and not the attack in Cherokee County, in which Xiaojie “Emily” Tan, 49; Daoyou Feng, 44; Delaina Yaun, 33; and Paul Michels, 54, were killed. The indictment charges Long with four counts of murder, four counts of felony murder, five counts of assault with a deadly weapon, four coun...
Update: Police never Tortured Omolola Ejioye to Death, he fell ill – CP Lagos
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Update: Police never Tortured Omolola Ejioye to Death, he fell ill – CP Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has refuted claims of alleged torture and killing of Omolola Rotimi Ejioye, by policemen attached to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti. LIB reported that Ejioye, aka Eji, died in police custody on May 7, five days after he was allegedly arrested at Ladega area of Ikorodu. The State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, in a statement issued on Monday, May 10, said late Ejioye was not tortured to dead but died at Falomo Police Hospital, Ikoyi, where he was admitted after falling sick. "The Lagos State Police Command has deemed it necessary to refute and clear the air on the alleged torture and killing of one Omolola Rotimi Ejioye, aka Eji, by the operatives of the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba on Sunday...
Fiancée of UK Millionaire who was Shot Dead by his Ex-lover Claims his Business rival ordered the Shooting and Fears she’s ‘next’
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Fiancée of UK Millionaire who was Shot Dead by his Ex-lover Claims his Business rival ordered the Shooting and Fears she’s ‘next’

The fiancée of a British millionaire shot dead by his ex-girlfriend has come out to claim that a business rival ordered his killing and fears she may be the next target. Maria Korotaeva, 27, said husband-to-be, Andrew Bush, had received death threats in the weeks leading up to his murder. She alleged a business rival of her husband to be who was into jewelleries could have ordered the killing. The businessman's former lover, Mayka Kukucova, 31, waited in his bed at his Spanish villa before fatally shooting him three times in 2014. She escaped to her home country, Slovakia but was caught and then jailed for 15 years in May 2016 which was later reduced to 13 years' imprisonment. But Maria, who was set to wed the businessman before his death, now claims she thinks K...
Nigeria Won’t Break up – TB Joshua
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Nigeria Won’t Break up – TB Joshua

Leader and Founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), Temitope Balogun Joshua popularly known as Prophet TB Joshua has released a video of a prophecy for Nigeria which he gave almost seven years ago. The cleric who gave the prophecy on July 27, 2014, said Nigeria would be covered by a cloud of “crisis, murder, killings, destruction”, but would not break up. TB Joshua warned members of the political class of impending repercussions; even as he noted that they would be made to pay for their part in the crises. He said during the church service; “Nothing will happen to Nigeria. Nigeria will remain one. “Beyond this crisis, Nigeria is beautiful. Your prayer now is that you should witness it so that this crisis will not take you away. “It is decreed that this na...
Jema’a secretary, wife, daughter-in-law murdered in Kaduna
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Jema’a secretary, wife, daughter-in-law murdered in Kaduna

The Kaduna government has announced the murder of three persons in Jema’a in a Saturday night attack by gunmen. Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner for Internal Security, in a statement on Sunday said the Police Command and the Defence Headquarters outfit Operation Safe Haven reported the killing. The assailants stormed the home of Sgt. Christopher Madaki (Rtd), a scribe to the Ward Head at Golkofa, Jema’a LGA, shot him, his wife and his son’s wife. The three were confirmed dead, while his son, Clement Musa Madaki, survived with injuries inflicted on him. The statement added that the scribe’s wife was identified as Mary Christopher Madaki and his son’s wife as Alice Musa. However, troops of Operation Safe Haven received a report of a missing person, Ngode Patrick Kambai, in Mabuhu v...
Mother Being Investigated for Attempted Murder after Locking her Emaciated ‘Unwanted’ baby in Wardrobe
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Mother Being Investigated for Attempted Murder after Locking her Emaciated ‘Unwanted’ baby in Wardrobe

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

The firing of the former Atlanta police officer who’s charged with murder in the shooting death of Rayshard Brooks was reversed after a review panel found the city failed to follow its own procedures for disciplinary actions. Garrett Rolfe was fired last June, a day after he shot the Black man in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant. The Atlanta Civil Service Board on Wednesday released its decision on Rolfe’s appeal of his firing. “Due to the City’s failure to comply with several provisions of the Code and the information received during witnesses’ testimony, the Board concludes the Appellant was not afforded his right to due process,” the board said in its decision. “Therefore, the Board grants the Appeal of Garrett Rolfe and revokes his dismissal as an employee of the APD...
Two Students, 20 and 21, Sentenced to Life Imprisonement for Murdering Italian Policeman in Drug Deal Gone Wrong
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Two Students, 20 and 21, Sentenced to Life Imprisonement for Murdering Italian Policeman in Drug Deal Gone Wrong

A jury in Rome on Wednesday, May 5, delivered verdicts against Finnegan Lee Elder, 21, and Gabriel Natale-Hjorth, 20, handing them life imprisonement for the murder of Vice Brigadier Mario Cerciello Rega, 35. Elder and Natale-Hjorth, who became friends while attending Tamalpais High School in Mill Valley, California, were found guilty on all charges of homicide, attempted extortion, assault, resisting a public official and carrying an attack-style knife without just cause. Prosecutors alleged that Elder stabbed Rega 11 times with a knife that he brought with him on his trip to Europe from California and that Natale-Hjorth helped him hide the knife in their hotel room. The stabbing occured on July 26, 2019, after Natale-Hjorth and Elder tried to buy cocaine with 80 euro...
Derek Chauvin Wants new Trial after he Was Convicted for the Murder of George Floyd
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Derek Chauvin Wants new Trial after he Was Convicted for the Murder of George Floyd

Derek Chauvin's attorney says the former Minneapolis police officer convicted for murdering George Floyd deserves a new trial. Chauvin's attorney, Eric Nelson, filed legal documents on Tuesday, May 4, asking for the jury verdict in his murder trial to be thrown out, claiming there were numerous errors pertaining to the jury and prosecution. In the documents, obtained by TMZ, Chauvin's defense claims he didn't get a fair trial, alleging the court abused its discretion by disagreeing with defense requests to sequester the jury and change venue. Earlier, the judge presiding over Chauvin's murder trial said Rep. Maxine Waters may have given Chauvin additional arguments to make on appeal. Remember, the congresswoman from California had said protesters were banking on a guilty verdi...
Ex-soldier arrested for kidnap and murder of 6-year-old boy was dismissed in 2013 for attempted murder – Nigerian Army
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Ex-soldier arrested for kidnap and murder of 6-year-old boy was dismissed in 2013 for attempted murder – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army has said that Adamu Galadima, who was arrested for the kidnap and murder of 6-year-old Mohammed Kabir, was dismissed in 2013 for attempted murder.   LIB reported that Galadima, was paraded alongside three other accomplices at the Kaduna Police headquarters on Monday May 3, for killing Kabir after collecting a ransom of N1m from his parents.   The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig-Gen, Mohammed Yerima, stated in a release on Tuesday, May 4, that the suspect was duly dismissed from the Nigerian Army after a General Court Marshal that held in Kaduna found him guilty of attempted murder. Read full statement below:   The attention of the Nigerian Army has been drawn to a video which has gone viral on the social media alleging that a soldier...
Former Aston Villa striker, Dalian Atkinson Died after Being asered and kicked in the streets, jury hears
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Former Aston Villa striker, Dalian Atkinson Died after Being asered and kicked in the streets, jury hears

Former Aston Villa striker, Dalian Atkinson died after being tasered three times and kicked at least twice to the head by an "angry" police officer, a murder trial jury has heard. On Tuesday, May 4, the jury at Birmingham Crown Court was told West Mercia Police Constable Benjamin Monk denies the murder and manslaughter of the 48-year-old former footballer, who played for a number of clubs, including Aston Villa, Manchester City, Ipswich Town, and Sheffield Wednesday. Monk is alleged to have fired a Taser weapon at Atkinson for 33 seconds, or more than six times longer than the standard five-second phase, and while he was on the ground and apparently unresponsive, kicked him in the head twice with such force the imprint of Monk’s laces were left on Atkinson’s forehead. Another ...
Prosecutors Seek Tougher Sentence for Derek Chauvin Following Guilty Verdict in George Floyd’s Murder
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Prosecutors Seek Tougher Sentence for Derek Chauvin Following Guilty Verdict in George Floyd’s Murder

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison and state prosecutors are seeking a more severe sentence for former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, after a jury last month April found him guilty in the murder of George Floyd. George Floyd was an African American man murdered by police during an arrest after a store clerk alleged he had passed a counterfeit $20 bill in Minneapolis. Derek Chauvin, one of four police officers who arrived on the scene, knelt on Floyd's neck and back for 9 minutes and 29 seconds. After his death, protests against police brutality, especially towards black people, quickly spread across the United States and globally. Under Minnesota statues, Chauvin will only be sentenced on the most serious charge that he was found guilty of second-degree mur...
Iniobong Umoren: Justice must prevail – Atiku reacts to murder of job seeker
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Iniobong Umoren: Justice must prevail – Atiku reacts to murder of job seeker

Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President, has called for justice to be served on those behind the rape and murder of one Miss Iniobong Umoren, who was declared missing a few days ago. Atiku on his Twitter page while condoling with the family of the victim charged the police and security agencies to do everything possible to ensure justice prevails for the family. The former presidential candidate wrote: “Over the past two days, I saw how Iniubong Umoren united Nigerians in a way that was admirable, yet, tragic. This is heart-rending. “I call on the Nigeria Police and other security agencies to do all within their powers to ensure that justice prevails for her family and all Nigerians. They made great efforts to #FindHinnyHumoren. “May God grant her family and friends the fortitude...
Nigerian Man Stabbed to Death While trying to Protect his Son in the U.K
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Nigerian Man Stabbed to Death While trying to Protect his Son in the U.K

A Nigerian dad, 40, was stabbed to death on a busy London street while trying to protect his son. Michael Olatunde Fadayomi, who has been hailed as a "pillar of the community", was a football coach and a devoted single dad who was popular in the community. He was knifed after a fight started on the top floor of a busy bus in North West London on Thursday, April 29. Witnesses said Mr Fadayomi's teenage son - understood to be heading to football training - "had some problems on the bus with someone". When his father intervened, the confrontation escalated and spilled out onto the pavement. The son - who has not been named - desperately tried to intervene as his father was repeatedly stabbed before an ambulance arrived. Emergency services rushed to the scene shortly ...
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...
Jay-Z talks about his family and how he’s survived lockdown; Reveals how he will like to be remembered
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Jay-Z talks about his family and how he’s survived lockdown; Reveals how he will like to be remembered

Music mogul, JAY-Z, has revealed how he has been living with his family and staying productive during quarantine. Over the first few months of 2021, Jay-Z has launched his own cannabis brand, sold half of his champagne brand Armand de Brignac to LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton and sold a majority ownership stake in TIDAL to Square, Inc. In a rare interview with The Sunday Times to promote his partnership with Puma as creative director, Jay-Z, 51, discussed his life in lockdown with Beyoncé and their three children. “In the beginning it was time for everyone to sit down and really connect, and really focus on family and being together, and take this time to learn more about each other,” says JAY-Z. “And then, as it wore on, it’s like, ‘OK, all right, what is the new nor...
Police Launch Investigation into the Brutal Murder of 9 Villagers Including Children in Nasarawa
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Police Launch Investigation into the Brutal Murder of 9 Villagers Including Children in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State Police Command says it has begun investigation into the attack and murder of nine people in Ajimaka village, a Tiv settlement in Doma Local Government Area of the state by unknown gunmen. Spokesperson of the command, ASP Ramhan Nansel, who disclosed this in a statement in Lafia, said the police received the report about the attack around 6:00a.m on Saturday, April 24 and immediately mobilised personnel to tackle the situation "On 24/4/2021 at about 0600hrs, information was received on same date that at about 0100hrs, unknown assailants attacked Ajimaka village situated at Nasarawa/Benue boundary, Doka district of Doma LGA," Nansel stated. "Upon receipt of the information, a joint team of police and military personnel were deployed to the scene, where nine co...
“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...
Ex-Minneapolis Police Officer, Derek Chauvin to be Sentenced on June 16 for Killing George Floyd
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Ex-Minneapolis Police Officer, Derek Chauvin to be Sentenced on June 16 for Killing George Floyd

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is scheduled to be sentenced on June 16 after his conviction for the murder of George Floyd, a Minnesota court said on Friday, April 23. The sentencing will take place at 1:30 p.m. CT, according to the court schedule. The calendar update came three days after a jury found Chauvin, 45, guilty on charges of second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd. Chauvin’s attorneys will have 60 days to appeal the outcome. Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man, died after Chauvin kneeled on his neck for more than nine minutes during an arrest on May 25, 2020.  Video of the incident sparked a nationwide protest movement against police brutality and racism. Chauvin faces a minimum sen...
Derek Chauvin Found Guilty Of All Charges In The George Floyd Murder
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Derek Chauvin Found Guilty Of All Charges In The George Floyd Murder

BREAKING: Derek Chauvin has been found guilty Count 1: second-degree unintentional murder, Count 2: third-degree murder and Count 3: second-degree manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd. Derek Chauvin found guilty of all charges in the murder of George Floyd A final verdict in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is expected to be released on Tuesday, according to multiple reports. Chauvin faces charges of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the 2020 killing of George Floyd. Derek Chauvin will be sentenced in eight weeks. His bond is revoked and he is placed into custody immediately.
Married Kenyan man arrested for allegedly killing his side chick
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Married Kenyan man arrested for allegedly killing his side chick

Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) Kenya, have arrested a 38-year-old married man over the brutal murder of his girlfriend. The suspect, Evans Karani is accused of murdering 25-year-old Catherine Nyokabi in Witeithie area, Juja in Kiambu County. Juja Sub-County Directorate of Criminal Investigations Officer (DCIO), Richard Mwaura, who confirmed the incident on Friday, April 16, said the suspect attempted to discard Nyokabi’s body on Wednesday but his efforts were thwarted by mud. While transporting Nyokabi’s body in his car, Karani’s vehicle got stuck in mud on Bob Harris road in Juja, forcing him to flee, leaving the body and car behind, the DCI said. Police, who arrived at the scene following a report by locals, verified the car owner...
Inside the ‘completely lawless’ town in Australia where horrific rape and violence runs rampant because they have no police
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Inside the ‘completely lawless’ town in Australia where horrific rape and violence runs rampant because they have no police

A small town in Australia has been branded "completely lawless" as its lack of police presence has made horrific sex attacks and violence run rampant. The town known as Fregon, in Southern Australia is totally off the radar of cops, and has now been thrust into the spotlight after a nurse was brutally raped and murdered. Fregon is an Aboriginal community, where Indigenous peoples of the Australian mainland live. It is one of six in the APY lands. Home to up to 300 people at any one time, the closest police are located more than half an hour away in Umuwa - which is not permanently manned by police itself. A nurse known as Gayle Woodford, 56, took up a job with Nganampa Health Council in South Australia, and often went to Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands. ...
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...

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