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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...
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...
Man Charged with Murder of Millionaire Hotelier Sir Richard Sutton
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Man Charged with Murder of Millionaire Hotelier Sir Richard Sutton

A 34-year-old man has been charged with the murder of millionaire hotelier Sir Richard Sutton. Sir Richard Sutton, one of Britain's richest men who owned a string of top hotels in London, was found stabbed to death at a property near Gillingham, Dorset, on Wednesday, April 7. A woman named Anne Schreiber, 60, was seriously injured in the incident and airlifted to Southmead hospital in Bristol, where she remained in a critical condition. A spokesman for Sir Richard Sutton Ltd named the woman as Anne Schreiber, his partner, and said she was “a hugely important part of Sir Richard’s life”, having cared for him for a “long period”, and wished her “a swift and full recovery”. Thomas Schreiber, from the Gillingham area, has been charged with murder, attempted murder, and dangerou...
Kidnappers Murder Pastor after Taking N2m Ransom
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Kidnappers Murder Pastor after Taking N2m Ransom

A Lagos-based pastor, Frederick Aramuwa has been found dead after being kidnapped while travelling along the Ipele/Idoani Road in Ondo State. Aramuwa who was travelling from Lagos to his hometown, Ifira-Akoko in Ondo State had reportedly been missing since March 31. His kidnappers reportedly demanded for ?10 million ransom, which was reduced to ?2 million after negotiations. Channels Television gathered that after the ?2 million ransom was paid, it was the lifeless body of the pastor that was discovered in the forest. His remains have since been deposited in the morgue at the General Hospital, Ipe-Akoko. Ondo State Police Command, DSP Tee-Leo Ikoro who confirmed the death of the pastor said the deceased’s remains were discovered tied to a tree in the forest. Ikoro added ...
I got N9,000 from the herbalist – Bricklayer narrates how he and his accomplice slaughtered mother, her 4-year-old son and used their heads for money ritual
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I got N9,000 from the herbalist – Bricklayer narrates how he and his accomplice slaughtered mother, her 4-year-old son and used their heads for money ritual

A bricklayer and herbalist, who were recently arrested in Ogun State have narrated how they slaughtered a mother and her four-year-old son and used their heads for money ritual purpose. It would be recalled that the ritual suspects, Baoku Ifajuyi, 29, a herbalist, and Olamide Odulaja, 27, a bricklayer, were arrested by detectives in Ogun State Police Command, over the murder of a woman, Modupeola Folorunsho, and her son, Peter Folorunsho, on February 13, for money-making ritual. Spokesperson of the command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the suspects were arrested following a report received at Ijebu Igbo division, from the victim's husband, who reported on 14th of February 2021 that his wife and his son went out since the previous day and yet to return. Technical and intelligence...
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...
Chinese Man Jumps into Furnace and Burns Alive After Losing £6k on Stock Market
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Chinese Man Jumps into Furnace and Burns Alive After Losing £6k on Stock Market

A Chinese factory worker jumped into a super-heated 900C steel furnace and was burnt alive after allegedly losing £6,000 on the stock market. Wang Long, 34, went missing from a night shift at the Chinese steel factory where he worked before surveillance footage revealed the disturbing chain of events leading to his death. A shocking video shows the man looking into the furnace during a smelting operation, before taking off his helmet and jumping into the furnace. His employers, Baogang Group, said it was suspected his death was related to a "large amount of losses" and that he "could not repay his heavy debts." Wang Long had worked for the company, one of China’s major steel producers, for more than a decade. According to colleagues, the "introverted" factory worker, who...
Lagos Police Prosecute 60 Suspected Cultists
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Lagos Police Prosecute 60 Suspected Cultists

The Lagos State Police Command has arraigned sixty (60) suspected cultists arrested at various points and communities in the state to the Chief Magistrate Court, Yaba on Wednesday before Chief Magistrate Adeola Adedayo under the new Lagos State Anti Cultism Law, 2021. The police prosecutors filed thirteen (13) count charge against the sixty suspects for various offences including Conspiracy, Murder, Cultism, Unlawful Possession of Firearms and Breach of Public Peace under the new Lagos State Anti Cultism Law, 2021 and Criminal Laws of the Lagos State, 2015. The new Lagos State Anti Cultism Law provides that, on conviction, cult members risk jail term of twenty one (21) years, while their parents risk 2 years imprisonment or fine of Five Hundred Thousand Naira (#500,000).
Fugitive Who Murdered his Girlfriend in 2015 Finally Arrested after Pouring hot oil on his new Wife
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Fugitive Who Murdered his Girlfriend in 2015 Finally Arrested after Pouring hot oil on his new Wife

A fugitive who has been on the Zimbabwean police wanted list for the brutal murder of his girlfriend identified as Mitchel Chipere in 2015, has been arrested after pouring hot cooking oil on his new wife. 28-year-old Collen Jamu was arrested on Monday March 29 after leaving his wife with burns all over her body, leading to her being admitted at Sally Mugabe Hospital in Harare. The suspect allegedly killed 21-year-old Mitchell Chipere at her parents’ home in 2015. Jamu reportedly struck Mitchell with a hoe four times in the head after she had tried to end their relationship. After committing the heinous murder, Jamu tried to hide in one of the bedrooms after Mitchell’s mother returned home before he could make good his escape. The deceased’s mother followed her instincts and so...
Update: Governor Ortom suspends traditional chief, youth groups over gruesome murder of widow
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Update: Governor Ortom suspends traditional chief, youth groups over gruesome murder of widow

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has ordered the suspension of a traditional chief, Ortar Agwa Mnyange Kwahar in Buruku Local Government Area of the state, all youth groups and their activities, over the gruesome murder of a widow. LIB reported that Mrs Becky Shaade Aondozungwe Nyihemba, was burnt alive in her home by suspected thugs in Mbagen community, Buruku Local Govt Area on March 5, 2021. The widow, a nurse by profession, had a week earlier raised the alarm about threat to her life by unknown persons for reasons she did not mention. The State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mrs Ngunan Adingi, who disclosed this in a statement issued on Saturday, March 27, said that the suspension of the chief followed the crisis in Mbatyough Council Ward, Mbagen ...
Woman and her four accomplices arrested for brutal murder of her 19-year-old stepson in Akwa Ibom
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Woman and her four accomplices arrested for brutal murder of her 19-year-old stepson in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested a woman, Christiana Wilson from Eket local government area, who allegedly conspired with four others to murder her 19-year-old stepson identified as Edidiong Wilson. The Commissioner of Police, Andrew Amiengheme, who paraded the suspects before newsmen at the Police Headquarters, Ikot Akpan Abia, Uyo, on Friday, March 26, said the principal suspect, Christiana confessed to the crime. According to Christiana, her stepson failed to return the sum of one hundred thousand naira (N100,000) she gave him to keep for her so she contacted her son-in-law, Saviour Peter who came with other suspects to abduct him. They took him to a bush where they beat him to death and buried the body. "Investigation revealed that the Principal suspect,...
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...
Lawyers in Anambra Protest Over Insecurity, Kidnap, murder of colleague
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Lawyers in Anambra Protest Over Insecurity, Kidnap, murder of colleague

Lawyers in Anambra State on Monday, held a peaceful march in Awka over the rising cases of insecurity and the murder of their colleague, Francis Onwuachi, by gunmen. The lawyers under the aegis of Committee of Chairmen and Secretaries of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), also announced that they will stay away from courts in the state between March 22 and March 24.                       Late Onwuachi LIB reported that the late Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, Onitsha branch, was kidnapped by gunmen along Ezu River/Anaku road on Friday, March 12. His corpse was found a week later after series of intensive and coordinated attempts by the state government through the various security agencies to rescue him alive. The legal practitio...
Update: Ex-lover of Senator Wamakko’s personal aide reportedly arrested for allegedly plotting his kidnap and murder to raise money for her wedding
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Update: Ex-lover of Senator Wamakko’s personal aide reportedly arrested for allegedly plotting his kidnap and murder to raise money for her wedding

The Sokoto State Police Command has reportedly arrested the ex-lover of Abba Abbey Gidan Haki, a personal aide of Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, in connection with his abduction and murder, Daily Trust reports. LIB reported that the 50-year-old married father of five was abducted on Thursday night, March 18. His corpse was found dumped along a road to Durbawa town in Kware Local Government Area of Sokoto on Friday, March 19. According to Daily Trust, fresh facts have now emerged that Abba Abbey's estranged lover betrayed him. The lady (names withheld) has been arrested alongside some of the suspects, according to police sources. It was gathered that the deceased was planning to marry her before they parted ways. After their separation, they kept in touch until the man w...
Suspected Cultist Paraded for alleged Attempted Murder in Delta community
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Suspected Cultist Paraded for alleged Attempted Murder in Delta community

The Agbor Gha-Ihun Security outfit has paraded a suspected cultist in Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State. The suspect identified as Mathew Ifenchor From Alisimie Agbor, was paraded on Thursday, March 18, for illegal possession of locally made pistol and attempted murder. According to Patrick Gbuchanye, the suspect had threatened a man, who thereafter reported him to the security outfit. Speaking to newsmen, Ifenchor confessed that the locally made pistol was given to him by his Aye cult group for self defense as their number One. He claimed that he has only used the gun to threaten a member of their cult group, Fidelis Etuokwu for querying his emergence as the number 1 of their group. "Etuokwu has accused me of going after him with a gun to kill him which...
Man stabs his ex girlfriend to death after he discovered she was having s3x with 15 year old boy
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Man stabs his ex girlfriend to death after he discovered she was having s3x with 15 year old boy

A man, Paul Robson, aged 50, reportedly drove 150 miles from Glasgow to Nothumberland to murder his ex-lover when he discovered she was having sex with a 15 year old teenager. Paul Robson,  a trained cage fighter subjected teacher Caroline Kayll, 47, and the teenage boy to a horrific assault according to prosecutors but he denies the charges. According to prosecutors, Robson armed himself with two bottles of ammonia, then stabbed and slashed his former girlfriend and her teenage lover with a kitchen knife, scissors and a meat cleaver and then squirted them with the liquid. He also allegedly bit the lad and stamped on Caroline’s head and neck before cutting off chunks of her blonde hair, prosecutors say. After the crime, he allegedly fled with their phones so they were u...
Update: Atlanta Spa Shooter, Robert Aaron Long formally charged with 8 counts of murder
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Update: Atlanta Spa Shooter, Robert Aaron Long formally charged with 8 counts of murder

Robert Aaron Long, the white man accused of fatally shooting eight people in several Atlanta-area spas has been officially charged with eight counts of murder. According to NBC News, the 21-year-old is also facing an aggravated assault charge over the shooting spree which began on Tuesday, March 16. Long was arrested in southwest Georgia, around 150 miles south of Atlanta, and taken into custody in Crisp County. The first shooting began around 5pm onTuesday, some 30 miles north of Atlanta when five people were shot at a massage parlor, Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Capt. Jay Baker said. Two of the victims died at the scene. Three were taken to a hospital, where two of them also died, Baker said. About an hour later, Atlanta police responded to calls for a robbe...
Rapper, Rae Sremmurd’s Brother Charged with Murder After he ‘Shot his Own Father’
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Rapper, Rae Sremmurd’s Brother Charged with Murder After he ‘Shot his Own Father’

Michael Sullivan, the brother of American hip-hop duo, Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi of Rae Sremmurd has been charged for the murder of their stepfather. District Attorney John Weddle revealed on Wednesday, March 17, that the 19-year-old was charged on Lee Mounty, Mississippi. The indictment was handed down to Sullivan after a grand jury heard evidence about the killing of 62-year-old Floyd Sullivan in January, TMZ reports. Michael faces life in prison if convicted and is still in custody, with no pending court date yet announced. The details surrounding the shooting that took place in Mississippi in January 2020 are still unknown. Officers from the Tupelo Police Department were sent to an address in the 500 block of Lumpkin Avenue at around 9.30pm on January 6 where they ...
3 OPC Members Docked, Remanded Over Allegations Of Burning Wakili’s House
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3 OPC Members Docked, Remanded Over Allegations Of Burning Wakili’s House

Three members of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) were on Wednesday docked before Chief Magistrate Olaide Hamzat of the Oyo State Chief Magistrate Court sitting at Iyaganku in Ibadan over allegations of murder and arson. The trio; Awodele Adedigba (45); Dauda Kazeem (38) and Hassan Ramon (33) were presented before the court on a three-count charge bordering on conspiracy, murder and arson. The prosecuting counsel, Inspector Opeyemi Olagunju had alleged before the court that the suspects had on March 7, 2021, at about 8 a.m at Kajola village in Ayete, caused the death of a 45-year-old woman. He further alleged that the trio of Awodele, Dauda and Hassan allegedly set fire to the house of the Ibarapa “warlord” Abdullahi Wakili, valued at N5 million, an offence which he said contr...
Fulani ‘Warlord’, Wakili Charged For Murder, Kidnapping; Remanded In Prison
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Fulani ‘Warlord’, Wakili Charged For Murder, Kidnapping; Remanded In Prison

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State, on Tuesday, ordered that alleged notorious Fulani warlord in Ibarapaland, Abdullahi Wakili, 70, be remanded in a correctional facility. The police charged Wakili alongside his sons Abu, 45; and Samaila, 27; as well as Aliyu Manu, 20; with six counts bordering on conspiracy, murder, kidnapping and armed robbery. The Chief Magistrate, Emmanuel Idowu, who did not take plea of the suspects for want in jurisdiction, remanded them in Abolongo Correctional facility in Oyo State. ‌ Idowu ordered the police to return the case file to the Oyo State Directorate of Public Prosecution. He adjourned the matter untill May 17, for mention.
Anambra Police Denies Trying to Cover up a Murder case, says Woman Arrested for allegedly Beating her Househelp to Death is Still in Custody
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Anambra Police Denies Trying to Cover up a Murder case, says Woman Arrested for allegedly Beating her Househelp to Death is Still in Custody

The Anambra police command has denied trying to cover up a murder case involving a woman who was arrested for allegedly beating her househelp to death. The police command in a statement released by its spokeperson Haruna Mohammed, described the allegation made by activist Gwamnishu Emefiena Harrison as false. Haruna said the 25-year-old woman identified as Madam Nmesoma Okafor, is still in police custody and would be charged to court on Monday 15/3/2021 after an autopsy has been conducted. The statement read; The attention of the Anambra State Police Command has been drawn to a misleading report on Instagram credited to one Gwamnishu Emefiena Harrison that Police have refused to charge to Court one Madam Nmesoma Okafor 'f' aged 25years of Nkpor in Idemili North LGA of Ana...
British Billionaire, Harvey Boulter, Charged with Murder after ‘Shooting Employee During Fight Over Daughter-in-law’ in Namibia
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British Billionaire, Harvey Boulter, Charged with Murder after ‘Shooting Employee During Fight Over Daughter-in-law’ in Namibia

A British billionaire has been charged with murder after allegedly shooting dead a member of his staff in Namibia. Harvey Boulter, 51, was arrested at his home after Gerhard van Wyk, 54, was gunned down on February 27 during a scuffle during a barbecue at his farm in Namibia. The businessman reportedly insulted and threatened Van Wyk’s family with a gun in an argument that erupted after he drunkenly suggested that the 54-year-old's daughter-in-law owed him sex in exchange for a favour. When Mr. Van Wyk, who is the manager of Boulter’s 66,000-acre estate, intervened and tried to wrestle the gun off him, he was hit by a single shot and rushed to the nearest hospital about 100 miles from the farm, police said. However, he died about 18 miles after the vehicle his wife Alta was...
Nigeria Police on Trail of Wanted Criminal who Killed Pregnant Woman and two Children
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Nigeria Police on Trail of Wanted Criminal who Killed Pregnant Woman and two Children

The Nigeria Police Force has launched a massive manhunt for a deadly armed robber declared wanted for the murder of a pregnant woman and two children. DCP Abba Kyari, who disclosed this on Sunday, March 7, said the suspect identified as Godwin Eseoghene Apenu, an ex-convict, escaped from Abuja to Lagos and then to Delta State. The suspect was traced to Oghara town, in Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta State but he escaped from his house two days ago before he could be arrested. It will be recalled that the Force had placed a N10 million bounty on the suspect and his accomplice after they were captured on CCTV camera during an operation. "Friends, We have finally made lots of progress and traced this Notorious Ex-Convict Deadly Armed Robber, Godwin Eseoghene Ap...
Miyetti Allah Alleges Murder Of Fulani Leader, Wakili
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Miyetti Allah Alleges Murder Of Fulani Leader, Wakili

The most wanted Fulani herdsman in Ibarapa Local Government of Oyo State, Iskili Wakili was allegedly killed in the early hours of Sunday. According to reports reaching DAILY POST, he was killed along with his wife, and three children, while his house and cattle were burnt to ashes. The operation was allegedly led by Sunday Igboho and his group. Recall that Sunday Igboho championed the eviction of the Sarkin Fulani, Salihu Abdulkadir in Igangan, following the quit notice issued him and his people recently in the Ibarapa Local Government Area. Salihu relocated to Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, following his eviction. Reacting to the latest development, the coordinator of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association in Kwara State, Aliyu Mohammed, described it “as unaccepta...
Ogun Court Sentences Labourer to Death by Hanging for Beheading a 2-year-old Boy and Attempting to Kill the Mother
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Ogun Court Sentences Labourer to Death by Hanging for Beheading a 2-year-old Boy and Attempting to Kill the Mother

Justice Ayokunle Rotimi-Balogun of a High Court sitting Abeokuta, Ogun state has sentenced a 39-year old labourer, Mohammed Ibrahim, to death by hanging for killing a two-year-old baby and also found him guilty of attempting to kill the mother, Rabi Yakubu. The Prosecuting counsel, Oluwabumi Akinola, had told the court that Mohammed committed the offence on April 12, 2014, at Ofada town, Owode Egba in Abeokuta. Akinola said the labourer had followed Mrs Yakubu, who had her two-year-old son strapped to her back, as she wanted to ease herself. “On getting into the bush she dropped her baby on the ground for her to defecate, when Ibrahim attacked her with a knife, attempting to cut off her neck. The complainant, the mother of the two-year-old boy, struggled with Ibr...
Update: How gunmen slit the throats of father, two sons in Zamfara and left without taking a dime
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Update: How gunmen slit the throats of father, two sons in Zamfara and left without taking a dime

The Zamfara State Police Command has confirmed the brutal murder of a father and his two sons in Tsafe Local Government Area of the state.   LIB reported that Zaharadeen Sani Tsafe (Sani Na Indo) and his two sons were slaughtered by gunmen suspected to be bandits after a raid on the family’s residence near Agama Lafiya community.     Spokesman of the command, SP Muhammad Shehu, said they had received the report of the incident and five prime suspects had been arrested in connection with the case.   "They are currently undergoing a discreet investigation at the state CID and will be charged to court as soon as the investigation is concluded,” he stated.   The victims' neighbours to Daily Trust that the gunmen slit the throats of Zahara...
Update: Authorities shut down Kebbi varsity after mob allegedly killed final year student over N3500 a week to graduation
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Update: Authorities shut down Kebbi varsity after mob allegedly killed final year student over N3500 a week to graduation

Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, (KSUSTA) Aliero, has been closed down indefinitely following the murder of a 400-level biochemistry student Sharif Sale-Kanya, by a mob over a failed bank transaction. In a statement on Sunday February 28, the Registrar of the university, Musa Labbo, directed all students to leave the school premises immediately. "This is to inform all students of the university that the management has directed the closure of the school indefinitely. Therefore, all students are hereby directed to leave the university with immediate effect,” the statement said. LIB reported that the deceased, who was set to graduate this week, was beaten to death by a mob over N3500. It was gathered that Sharif bought a handset in Aliero town on Saturday and ...
South African Woman Arrested for Allegedly Plotting to Murder her Ex-husband over Child Maintenance
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South African Woman Arrested for Allegedly Plotting to Murder her Ex-husband over Child Maintenance

A 35-year-old woman has been arrested in South Africa for allegedly plotting to kill her ex-husband over child maintenance, police said on Thursday, February 25. The suspect, Elelwani Jane Nedzamba was arrested by the Hawks' Serious Organised Crime Investigation members in Thohoyandou, Limpopo. The Hawks received a tip-off about the plot and kept an observation which led to the apprehension of the suspect after she withdrew R10 000 meant as deposit to pay the hitman. The suspect appeared in the Thohoyandou Magistrate's Court on Friday, 26 February for conspiracy to commit murder. Her case was remanded to the 14th of April 2021 in the same Court as she remains in custody.
Rev. King Gets 17 Pages Of ThisDay Birthday Advert While On Death Row
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Rev. King Gets 17 Pages Of ThisDay Birthday Advert While On Death Row

Chukwuemeka Ezeugo, more commonly called Rev King, who was convicted for murder to the Supreme Court and given a death sentence, has been gifted with 17 newspaper advert pages in ThisDay, by his church members and others who celebrated him like a god. Reverend King, General Overseer of Christian Praying Assembly, Lagos State, who was sentenced to death in January 2007 for murder, indecent and sexual assaults and other atrocities in his church, was seen on the newspaper adverts celebrated as “daddy and god.” The newspaper devoted 17 full colour pages to King being adverts carried by his church members, saying “His Holiness, the Most High Dr Reverend King live and reign forever in our lives in Jesus Christ name. Amen. We worship and adore you, our living God.” “On the glorious d...
Lovers Found Dead in their Apartment in Delta. Suicide Suspected
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Lovers Found Dead in their Apartment in Delta. Suicide Suspected

Two lovers have been found dead in their apartment at Uvwie in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State. The couple identified as Emmanuel Oshiotu, 33, and Amaka Okafor, 25, were found dead in apartment located at 2, Ojigbo Crescent, Off Sapele-Effurun road on Thursday, February 25. It was gathered that an insecticide, popularly called “sniper” and a knife were found beside their bodies indicating suicide, or maybe murder-suicide. One of the neighbours of the deceased told journalists that at about 5:00 a.m., Emmanuel was heard screaming for help. On breaking into his room, he was found foaming from his mouth, while his girlfriend’s body laid a few distance from him. The lovers were rushed to the Central Hospital, Warri, where they were both confirmed dead and bodies late...
Kidnappers Kill Kaduna Businessman after Collecting N5m Ransom
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Kidnappers Kill Kaduna Businessman after Collecting N5m Ransom

The Kaduna State Police Command has arrested five members of a kidnap syndicate, who allegedly killed their victim after collecting N5m ransom from his family. Spokesperson of the command, ASP Mohammed Jalige, who disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday, February 24, said the kidnap syndicate had abducted one Alhaji Ahmadu, a Kaduna resident last December. The suspects were said to have contacted the victim's brother, who subsequently paid a total of N5 million to secure the release of Ahmadu. However, they went ahead and killed the victim after collecting ransom. "On 30th December, 2020 the Kaduna Police Command was in receipt of a complaint through DPO Panbeguwa from one Abdullahi Salihu 'M' a resident of Panbeguwa village alleging that on the 9th December, 2020 his elder...
Gunmen Assassinate 27-year-old Man in Edo
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Gunmen Assassinate 27-year-old Man in Edo

Unknown gunmen suspected to assassins have killed a  27-year-old man identified as Adedigba Oluwatosin at Isiohor area of Benin City, Edo state. According to Standard Gazette  crime correspondent, Festus Alenkhe, the deceased was  into Printing business. It was gathered that the deceased was discussing with his siblings when a yet to be identified person called him and requested to see him close to the gate of his house. He excused himself and went out to meet with his caller. Few minutes after he left, his family heard a gunshot and rushed outside to see what was happening. They saw some heavily armed men sitting in a car. Upon sighting them, the gunmen opened fire on the deceased again and waited for him to die before they left the scene. The shooting was said to have for...
Kenyan Woman Arrested for Killing Friend Over alleged Love Affair With her Husband
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Kenyan Woman Arrested for Killing Friend Over alleged Love Affair With her Husband

The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) detectives have arrested three suspects in connection with the brutal murder of 22-year-old student of Egerton University in Njoro, Kenya. Eunice Muthoni Njeri's lifeless body was found dumped in Subuku river in Njoro, Nakuru County on December 7, 2020. Autopsy conducted by Dr. Wangari Wambugu, at the Egerton University Funeral home on December 10, 2020 revealed that the 4th year student was strangled to death before being dumped in the river. A statement issued by DCI on Saturday, February 20, said Njeri’s murder was planned and executed by her two close friends and fellow students at Egerton University; Diana Muthiomi and Tamar Wambora Njeru. DCI said it all began when Diana suspected that Njeri was having an affair wit...
Suspect Arrested in Connection With the Murder of a Young Woman in Enugu
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Suspect Arrested in Connection With the Murder of a Young Woman in Enugu

Security operatives have reportedly arrested a suspect in connection with the murder of a young woman in Uwelu-Ibeku, Opi Town, in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State. LIB reported that Egbe Ogocukwu Rita, was found dead on Saturday, December 19, 2020, with multiple stab wounds and some of her pubic hair removed. The deceased went missing Saturday, December 12, when she went for a condolence visit at a neighbouring village, Amukpa Ogbozala, Opi, where her body was found. According to Facebook user, Sen Chijinkem Ugwuanyi, who confirmed the latest development, the suspect was arrested by Opi town central security team at Enugu Ezike on Saturday, February 20. The suspect identified simply as Diof had gone to Enugu Ezike to get charms when he was nabbed. "De...

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