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YouTuber, Lucille King reveals rude message she received from Uber driver
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YouTuber, Lucille King reveals rude message she received from Uber driver

A content creator on YouTube has taken to Twitter to share a screenshot of the message she received from an Uber driver whose ride she ordered. In the screenshot of the chat shared, the driver had asked where she was going and she told him, "kindly check the map." This didn't go down well with the driver and he told her, "OK then, the map will come and pick you up." Lucille's tweet went viral with over 10k retweets and 43k likes as some took her side and others sided with the driver.
Ballon D’Or 2021: Winner for this year’s award decided
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Ballon D’Or 2021: Winner for this year’s award decided

The winner for the Ballon D’Or 2021 has now been decided on Monday, October 25, according to GFFN. This means voting for all the 30 shortlisted nominees has been closed. However, the winner will be unveiled at a ceremony in Paris on November 29. GFFN tweeted today: “Ballon D’Or voting for 2021 is now closed – the winner has been decided – we find out on 29th November.” A selection of international journalists, national team coaches and captains vote to decide the winner. They will choose their top five from the 30 footballers left in the running. The players will be ordered from first to fifth based on: individual and collective performances during the year, player class and an overall view of the player’s career. The total points for each player from every journa...
R. Kelly’s Chicago trial on child pornography charges set for August 2022
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R. Kelly’s Chicago trial on child pornography charges set for August 2022

R. Kelly has been ordered to stand trial in Chicago on child pornography and obstruction of justice charges next summer. On Wednesday October 20, a federal judge ordered the R&B singer to stand trial in Chicago on child pornography and obstruction of justice charges next year after the scheduled sentencing for his conviction in an earlier sex trafficking trial in New York. U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber appeared to have wanted the trial in Chicago to begin earlier, but he set it for Aug. 1 after one of Kelly’s attorneys, Steven Greenberg, said that he and another of Kelly’s attorneys will be in court on other cases through July. Kelly, who remains jailed in New York, was listening to the hearing on a conference call but he did not speak. His sentencing for the fede...
888 people were killed in Kaduna state in 9 months – State Government
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888 people were killed in Kaduna state in 9 months – State Government

At least 888 people were killed in violent attacks carried out in various parts of Kaduna State in the last nine months. This was captured in a quarterly security report presented by the state government. From the report, a total number of 343 people were killed by bandits between July and September this year alone. 2,553 people were kidnapped by bandits in various communities across the state from January to September 2021. Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home affairs, Samuel Aruwan who presented the report during an enlarged security meeting on Wednesday October 20, attributed the deaths to kidnappings, banditry, communal clashes, violent attacks and reprisals that cut across all ethnic and religious groups in the State. Governor Nasir El-Rufai sympathiz...
Cardi B reacts after she’s told she’ll likely go to jail over a club assault case
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Cardi B reacts after she’s told she’ll likely go to jail over a club assault case

Cardi B has reacted after being told that she will likely go to jail over a club assault case. Cardi B appeared at the Queens Criminal Court, where she pleaded not guilty to assault and reckless endangerment charges for the 2018 incident, which took place at a Flushing strip club in Queens, New York. The rapper was accused of throwing a bottle at two bartenders, who are sisters, and she also ordered her friend to attack the pair. Cardi is accused of orchestrating the assault and it has been rumored that it all went down because one of the women was allegedly creeping around with Offset. Cardi B turned down the chance to plead guilty to the third-degree assault charges in exchange for a conditional discharge. She now faces up to four years in jail if she is found guilty of the...
Court orders immediate release of Peter Odili’s passport seized by immigration
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Court orders immediate release of Peter Odili’s passport seized by immigration

Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja, has ordered the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) to immediately release the international passport of the former governor of Rivers State Peter Odili. Odili had approached the court to challenge the seizure of his passport by the NIS. He told the court that his passport with number B50031305 was seized from him on June 20 by NIS officials for an undisclosed reason, shortly after he landed at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja. The federal agency however claimed it acted based on Mr Odili’s presence on an EFCC corruption watchlist. Ruling on the case, Justice Ekwo said the seizure was a punitive act and no citizen should be treated in such a manner, irrespective of status. He also ordered the service to tende...
England set for Wembley stadium ban over Euro 2020 final trouble
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England set for Wembley stadium ban over Euro 2020 final trouble

England are expected to be ordered to play at least one home game behind closed doors when UEFA's disciplinary body meets on Monday to look into crowd trouble inside and outside Wembley Stadium at this summer's Euro 2020 final. There were serious disturbances when England played Italy on Sunday, July 11 as ticketless fans fought with stewards and police officers and forced their way into the stadium. UEFA's disciplinary investigators have been looking at the behaviour of England fans amid what appeared to be an ineffective security operation around Wembley for England's in a major final since 1966. &nbsp As well as the disciplinary investigation into events involving supporters inside and around the stadium, the FA is facing another four charges relating to the behaviour of ...
Shock as ‘female prisoner’ is discovered to actually be a male
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Shock as ‘female prisoner’ is discovered to actually be a male

A dramatic scene played out at Shurugwi Female Prison last week as a supposedly female prisoner was discovered to be a male. 22-year-old Praise Mpofu who was dressed as a woman at the time of his arrest, is alleged to have been in the business of pretending to be a female to lure male clients who he would steal from. Mpofu was arrested after he allegedly stole from a man at Gweru’s Mkoba 6 suburb. The man reportedly paid for Mpofu’s services as a commercial sex worker, while under the impression that he was dealing with a woman. When they got to his home where they were supposed to spend the night, Mpofu stole from the man and ran away. He was arrested days later when he was spotted in Mkoba 6. At the time of his arrest, he was dressed as a woman, in a skirt and a blouse. He als...
Update: EFCC withdraws case against Kogi government on N20b bailout loan
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Update: EFCC withdraws case against Kogi government on N20b bailout loan

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday October 15, filed an application before a Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, to discontinue a case involving the N20billion Kogi State salary bail-out loan. Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke granted the application which is sequel to the decision of the management of Sterling Bank Plc to return N19, 333,333,333.36 standing in the credit of the frozen account to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Recall that on August 31, 2021, Justice Tijani Garba Ringim had ordered the freezing of the account following an ex-parte application filed by the EFCC. The anti-graft agency, in a 13-paragraph affidavit in support of the ex-parte application, had stated that it received a credible and direct intelligence, which led to the tr...
Former Chelsea star, Pat Nevin, has backed the Blues midfielder, Jorginho, to win the Ballon d’Or this year.
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Former Chelsea star, Pat Nevin, has backed the Blues midfielder, Jorginho, to win the Ballon d’Or this year.

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has ordered the Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) to pay a total sum of N500 million fine over unlawful and arbitrary termination of a contract entered with a private company. The board was found liable for running foul of contract law in the termination of the contract for the evacuation of solid waste materials in Nigeria’s capital city awarded to Messrs Mahaj Nigeria Limited. Delivering judgment in an appeal marked CA/ABJ/CV/200/2020 and filed by the AEPB, Justice Olasunmbo Goodluck upheld the judgment of the Arbitration Panel which had ordered the board to pay the firm a sum of N475 million for breach of the contract, N15 million as cost of litigation and another N10 million as general damages to the respondent in the suit. ...
Mugabe’s bitter Spirit is Causing Death of his Tribesmen – Family Claims
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Mugabe’s bitter Spirit is Causing Death of his Tribesmen – Family Claims

Family of former Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe has said that his bitter spirit is fighting from the grave following report of death of a Chief and that those who allegedly pushed for the exhumation and reburial of Robert Mugabe are not feeling well. Mugabe died in September 2019 and his remains were buried at his rural home in Kutama, Zvimba, after his family indicated that he wished to be laid to rest there. This however led to a face-off with a group of Chiefs who questioned the decision. Chief Zvimba had ordered Grace, Mugabe’s widow, to ensure that the former Statesman’s remains were exhumed and reburied in Harare. Chief Beperere, born Alfred Tome, who succumbed to Covid-19 last month backed Zvimba on the order. However following Chief Beperere’s death, the  family n...
Police rescue kidnapped former Nasarawa Deputy Governor, Senator Solomon Ewuga
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Police rescue kidnapped former Nasarawa Deputy Governor, Senator Solomon Ewuga

Operatives of the Nasarawa State Police Command have rescued a former Nasarawa State Deputy Governor, Senator Solomon Ewuga, unhurt a few hours after his abduction. Ewuga, who was a one time Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), was reportedly kidnapped on Tuesday, September 28, at Kurmin Shinkafa, close to Gudi town in Akwanga Local Government Area of the state on his way to Abuja. Spokesperson of the command, ASP Ramhan Nansel, confirmed the rescue of the elder statesman in a statement on Wednesday. "The former senator was on his way to Abuja and was kidnapped at about 20:40 hours, but due to mounted pressure by men of the Nigerian Police Force who were alerted on time, moved into the forest and rescued the senator," the PPRO stated. "...
Court orders DSS to pay N20bn to Igboho
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Court orders DSS to pay N20bn to Igboho

An Oyo state High Court has ordered the Department of State Services (DSS) to pay N20 billion to Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho. The payment is for damages done to his Soka home in Ibadan during the July 1 invasion by the DSS. Justice Ladiran Akintola gave the order Friday, September 17, in a suit filed by Igboho, who is currently in detention in Benin Republic. Igboho had demanded N500billion for the damages done to his home. The court declared the raid illegal and criticized the DSS for "arbitrary aggression and prejudices". The judge also dismissed an application challenging its jurisdiction for hearing the suit. Igboho was arrested in Benin Republic while trying to escape to Germany following the invasion of his residence by the ...
R. Kelly allegedly forced his girlfriends to watch him play basketball every night while forbidding them from looking at other players – Court hears
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R. Kelly allegedly forced his girlfriends to watch him play basketball every night while forbidding them from looking at other players – Court hears

Grammy award winning singer, R.Kelly allegedly forced his girlfriend's to watch him play basketball and ordered them not to look at his teammates or opponents, accusers and former employees have told a court hearing. The accusations heard by the jury in Brooklyn Federal Court on Monday, September 13, show how the R&B singer allegedly exerted complete control over his girlfriends. One of Kelly’s assistants, Suzette Mayweather, sat with his girlfriends at the games, and testified in court saying; “They would cheer for him. They would only cheer for Rob,” She said When a stray ball came toward the girls and young women, they’d go quiet if another player approached, recalled another Kelly employee. “They would cross they legs and look at the ceiling or the wall,” said Da...
Fake soldiers arrested while soliciting for a suspect at Ota divisional police
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Fake soldiers arrested while soliciting for a suspect at Ota divisional police

An ex-convict, Segun Ogundeji, has been arrested by men of Ogun State Police Command for impersonation. A statement released by DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesperson of the state police command, says the suspect was arrested on September 8 when he came to Sango Ota divisional headquarters fully dressed in army camouflage uniform to solicit for the release of a suspect. ''On getting to the station, he met another Air Force man, one Cpl John Temitope who accused the suspect of failure to give him official compliment, as a result of which quarrel ensued between them. It was the quarrel that led the DPO Sango CSP Godwin Idehai, to interrogate them. It was during the interrogation that the police discovered that Segun Ogundeji is not a military man. It was also discovered that he has on...
Man lands in Kirikiri over alleged possession of toy gun
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Man lands in Kirikiri over alleged possession of toy gun

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Friday ordered that a 27-year-old man, Basiru Usman, be remanded in Kirikiri Correctional Centre for allegedly being in possession of a toy gun. The police charged Usman, whose address was not provided, with conspiracy and unlawful possession of a firearm. Magistrate Folashade Osikoya gave the order following a motion moved by the Prosecutor, ASP Victor Eruada, that the matter be referred to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for legal advice. The magistrate, who did not take Usman’s plea, also directed the prosecutor to duplicate the file and send it to the DPP for advice. She adjourned the case until October 4. Earlier, Eruada said that Usman and some persons, at large, committed the offence on July 16 at 2 p.m along Alaba Rago Mar...
DSS prevented American lawyer from seeing Nnamdi Kanu in detention – Counsel alleges
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DSS prevented American lawyer from seeing Nnamdi Kanu in detention – Counsel alleges

The Department of State Services, DSS, has been accused of preventing Nnamdi Kanu from having access to his lawyers. Kanu’s lead counsel, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, said the DSS prevented him and IPOB’s Attorney in the United States, Bruce Fein, from having access to the detained IPOB leader on Thursday, September 2. In a statement he signed on Friday, September 3, Ejiofor described the  alleged action of the DSS as a violation of the order of an Abuja Federal High Court which allowed Kanu access to his lawyers twice a week. The statement reads: "Yesterday Court ordered visit to Our Client- Onyendu Mazi Nnamdi Kanu was aborted by the officials of the State Security Services on a reason we find extremely ridiculous. "Following the arrival of Mr. Bruce Fein, a foremost American...
Identifying grazing routes key to ending herder-farmer crisis – Governor Bagudu
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Identifying grazing routes key to ending herder-farmer crisis – Governor Bagudu

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi state has said that identifying grazing routes in the country, is key to ending herder-farmer crisis. Bagudu said this after President Muhammadu Buhari ordered a review of 368 grazing sites across 25 states in the country, with an aim of determining the levels of encroachment. However in an interview on Channels Television, Bagudu said the President’s directive does not preclude the idea of ranching. He said; “The committee is to identify grazing routes and work with states and map them. It is not to recover grazing routes, it is to identify the scale of the problem. “Mr President is interested in an audit of grazing reserves. It is a voluntary and collaborative thing with the states. “People say we have spoken about ranching. Yes, but wha...
Court freezes jailed ex-Bank PHB boss, Francis Atuche’s N19.1 billion
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Court freezes jailed ex-Bank PHB boss, Francis Atuche’s N19.1 billion

Justice Lateefat Okunnu of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, has ordered the freezing of the assets and funds to the tune of N19, 178, 253,050 belonging to a convicted former Managing Director of the defunct Bank PHB Plc, Francis Atuche. A statement released by Wilson Uwujaren, spokesperson of the antigraft agency, said the Judge gave the order on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, following an ex parte application filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on August 17, 2021. The funds, investigation showed, were domiciled in 24 different banks in Nigeria, including Citi Bank Limited; Ecobank Nigeria Limited; First Bank of Nigeria Plc; First City Monument Bank (FCMB); Globus Bank Limited; Fidelity Bank Plc; Keystone Bank Limited; Lotus Bank Limited and Mainstre...
Tax Dispute: MultiChoice rejects FIRS order to pay N900bn
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Tax Dispute: MultiChoice rejects FIRS order to pay N900bn

The claim by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) that the Tax Appeal Tribunal (TAT) has ordered MultiChoice Nigeria to pay N900bn, the equivalent of 50 per cent of the N1.8trn it is alleged to owe in taxes before dispute over the figures could be heard by the TAT is incorrect and incompatible with the provisions of FIRS Establishment Act the service said it relied on. A statement by Multichoice addressing the act and proceedings of the Tax Appeal Tribunal which sat on Tuesday said the earlier statement by the FIRS is wrong and misleading. “MultiChoice Nigeria has noted today’s media statement on the Tax Appeal Tribunal (“TAT”) appeal hearing held on 24 August 2021. “The direction issued by the TAT does not compel MultiChoice Nigeria to make payment of 50% of N1,8 Trillio...
Achievers University shuts indefinitely as students protest power outage
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Achievers University shuts indefinitely as students protest power outage

Achievers University, Owo, in Ondo State has suspended academic activities indefinitely following the protest that rocked the institution over prolonged power outage. The private institution also ordered the immediate vacation of the school premises and halls of residence by the students in order to prevent breakdown of law and order. According to the Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Samuel Aje, the move became imperative after the situation got out of hand due to the students’ rampage. It was also gathered that the management of the university also intercepted WhatsApp messages indicating that the students were “poised for war”. Prof Aje in a statement said “Last Thursday 12th August, 2021, the two giant generators supplying students area collapsed. Immediate steps we...
AEDC staff bags 6 months imprisonment for unlawful disconnection
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AEDC staff bags 6 months imprisonment for unlawful disconnection

A staffer of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), Mr James Olayemi has been handed a six months jail sentence for unlawful disconnection of electricity supply to the premises of the company’s customer, Dennis Osanwuta. Chief Magistrate Tanko Muhammed delivered the judgement on Thursday August 12, and also ordered immediate reconnection of electricity supply to Osanwuta’s premises. The Magistrate who held that Olayemi was convicted and sentenced accordingly for violating various sections of the extant laws on electricity services, however, absolved the AEDC Regional Manager, Lameed Obadaki, the second defendant, of any complicity on the two-count charge of criminal conspiracy and unlawful disconnection. According to Muhammed, the disconnection offence was punishable u...
Court orders Shell to pay N45.9 billion to Ogoni People within 21 days
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Court orders Shell to pay N45.9 billion to Ogoni People within 21 days

Shell Petroleum Company has been ordered by an Abuja federal high court to pay the sum of N45.9 billion to the people of Ogoni in Rivers State. Justice Ahmed Mohammed who awarded the sum against the company for oil spillage in Ogoniland, stated that the money must be paid within 21 days. Mohammed also confirmed that  A.O Ejelamo, lawyer to Shell said the company has resolved to pay the monetary compensation awarded in 2010 following a lawsuit instituted by ten representatives of Ogoni people in 2001. Though Justice Ibrahim Buba of the then Port-Harcourt division of the federal high court awarded N17 billion as compensation to Ogoni people in June 2010 and equally granted the Ogoni chiefs a 25-percent interest charge on the principal sum of about N17 billion...
Update: Governor Ortom directs Demolition of house used by kidnappers of Benue Commissioner’s Wife
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Update: Governor Ortom directs Demolition of house used by kidnappers of Benue Commissioner’s Wife

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has ordered for the immediate demolition of a house used by the kidnappers who abducted the wife of the State Commissioner for Lands, Survey and Solid Minerals, Mrs Ann Unenge and her driver. LIB reported that a gun duel with the kidnappers and men of Operation Zenda on Monday, August 2, led to the rescue of Mrs Ann Unenge and her driver who sustained injury on his left leg while three other suspects allegedly escaped. Governor Ortom gave the directive at the Nigeria Police Headquarters Makurdi where dead bodies of three of the kidnappers neutralised by men of Operation Zenda were displayed. The directive given by the Governor for the demolition of the house used by the abductors is in line with provisions of the Benue State Law on prohib...
Afghan interpreter for US Army beheaded by Taliban, as militant group now claim almost 90% of Afghan territory following US withdrawal of forces
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Afghan interpreter for US Army beheaded by Taliban, as militant group now claim almost 90% of Afghan territory following US withdrawal of forces

Afghan interpreter for US Army beheaded by Taliban, as militant group now claim almost 90% of Afghan territory following US withdrawal of forces Sohail Pardis, an Afghan interpreter who worked for the US Army has been beheaded by the Taliban, it has been revealed. Pardis was one of the thousands of Afghan interpreters who worked for the US military. The Taliban now claims it has 85% territory control of Afghanistan following the withdrawal of US forces ordered by president Joe Biden. According to a CNN report on Friday morning July 23, Pardis was driving from his home in Afghanistan's capital Kabul to nearby Khost province on May 12 for Eid when his vehicle was blocked at a checkpoint by the Taliban. Villagers who witnessed the incident say the Taliban shot his car before i...
Dr Dre ordered to pay $300K per month to Nicole Young in Spousal Support
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Dr Dre ordered to pay $300K per month to Nicole Young in Spousal Support

In a significant victory for Nicole Young, a judge ordered Dr. Dre to pay her $300,000 per month in spousal support. Dr Dre, real name Andre Young, and his ex-wife were both in court for a hearing this week According to legal documents, obtained by The Blast, the music mogul must make the monthly payments as long as Nicole remains a spinster. "[Dre] is ordered to pay to the [Nicole] spousal support in the sum of $293,306.00 per month, payable on the first of each month, commencing August 1, 2021," the order states. That equals $3,519,672 a year in support, not including other expenses. Nicole, 51, is guaranteed $300,000 per month as long as she doesn't remarry, according to the court order. Once she remarries, or if death should befall either of them, the payment will stop...
Dr Dre Ordered To Pay $300K Monthly To Nicole Young In Spousal Support
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Dr Dre Ordered To Pay $300K Monthly To Nicole Young In Spousal Support

A judge has ordered American rapper and entrepreneur, Dr. Dre to pay his estranged wife, Nicole Young the sum of $300,000 per month in spousal support. Dr Dre, real name Andre Young, and his ex-wife were both in court for a hearing this week According to legal documents, obtained by The Blast, the music mogul must make the monthly payments as long as Nicole remains a spinster. "[Dre] is ordered to pay to the [Nicole] spousal support in the sum of $293,306.00 per month, payable on the first of each month, commencing August 1, 2021," the order states. That equals $3,519,672 a year in support, not including other expenses. Nicole, 51, is guaranteed $300,000 per month as long as she doesn't remarry, according to the court order. Once she remarries, or if death should befall ...
Man to wash public toilet in Abuja motor park for 60 days for attempted fraud
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Man to wash public toilet in Abuja motor park for 60 days for attempted fraud

A man identified as Innocent Destiny has been ordered to wash Mpape Park Toilet in Abuja for 60 days by a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, for attempting to defraud clients on messaging platform known as WeChat. The suspect was accused of parading himself as a female by the name Kim Webber and inducing male users of the platform in order to defraud them of their money. Counsel to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ijeabalum Diribe who argued that the act violated section 322 of the penal code, urged the court to convict and sentence Destiny according to the terms of the plea bargain entered on June 22, which stated that upon conviction he would spend a month in prison or pay a fine of N100,000. However his counsel, Holy Nuhu prayed the court to temper ju...
Son kills dad and sells his body parts to ritualists in Kwara
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Son kills dad and sells his body parts to ritualists in Kwara

The police in Kwara state have arrested a man for allegedly killing his father, Michael Olagunju, and selling his body parts to some ritualists in Kajola, Odo-Owa in the Oke-Ero Local Government Area of the state. Late Olagunju was allegedly murdered on his farm at Kajola last Thursday by his son who connived with some ritualists to remove Olagunju’s body parts, including his two hands and his heart. Confirming the incident to newsmen, the spokesperson of the state police command, Ajayi Okasanmi, said; “A farmer was killed on his farm at Kajola in Odo-Owa last week. One suspect has been arrested in connection with the crime. The Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Bagega, has ordered discreet Investigation into the matter.”
Joe Biden stops federal executions of prison inmates restarted under Trump
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Joe Biden stops federal executions of prison inmates restarted under Trump

The US government under Joe Biden has ordered a halt on federal executions that were resumed in 2020 under the Trump administration after a 17-year hiatus. The Trump administration carried out 13 federal executions during the former president's final months in office, before the Trump the last execution occured 17 years ago during the Bush Administration. However President Joe Biden, who appointed Merrick Garland, the US government's attorney general, has paused the executions while Garland also ordered a review of the rules around the death penalty Garland also ordered officials to review the drugs administered during lethal injection amid reports that prisoners may have experienced severe pain while dying. In issuing the moratorium, Attorney General Garland cited the ...
UNIUYO student shot dead, another injured as rival cult groups clash
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UNIUYO student shot dead, another injured as rival cult groups clash

A student of the University of Uyo, AkwaIbom state, has been killed and another shot in a supremacy battle which erupted between two rivals cult groups in the institution. It was gathered that the incident started on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, when the 300-level student in the department of Geography Department, Faculty of Social Sciences was shot dead by some suspected cultists. After the death of the student identified as Duke Alexander, a reprisal attack was launched by a rival group the next day. "A student from the Department of Geography was killed on Tuesday. But, on Wednesday around 5 pm, we heard some gunshots in the Department of Fine Art and on getting there discovered that a final year student was shot. He was said to be rushed to an undisclosed hospital where he ...
‘I have always maintained my innocence’ – Bill Cosby issues first statement after prison release
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‘I have always maintained my innocence’ – Bill Cosby issues first statement after prison release

Bill Cosby has issued a statement after his release from prison. On Wednesday, Pennsylvania’s highest court overturned his indecent assault conviction and ordered his release from prison, ruling that the prosecutor who brought the case was bound by his predecessor's agreement not to charge Cosby. The Supreme court found out that that testimony tainted the trial, even though a lower appeal court had found it appropriate to show a signature pattern of drugging and molesting women. The American comedian and actor, 83, served nearly three years of a three-to 10-year sentence after being found guilty of drugging and violating Temple University sports administrator Andrea Constand at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. The former "Cosby Show" star - the first celebrity tried an...
Alleged Defilement: Court Grants Nollywood actor, Baba Ijesha, Bail
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Alleged Defilement: Court Grants Nollywood actor, Baba Ijesha, Bail

The Lagos State Special Offences Court has granted embattled Nollywood actor, Baba Ijesha, bail in the sum of two million naira. Delivering a ruling on his bail application this afternoon, the presiding judge, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo, ordered that the actor be released on bail while the trail continues. The judge ruled that the actor must provide the amount alongside two sureties, one of which must be a legal practitioner and the second a family relation. The judge, however, said that the actor must perfect the bail terms and conditions within the next seven days. She said the trial would begin on July 26 through 27 and 28 respectively. The actor is being tried for allegedly defiling the foster daughter of comedienne, Princess
Governor Umahi Orders Autopsy on remains of late Commissioner
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Governor Umahi Orders Autopsy on remains of late Commissioner

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi has ordered an autopsy to be carried out on the remains of late Commissioner for Infrastructure Development, Engineer Fidelis Nweze. LIB reported that Nweze died at the Turkish Hospital Abuja on Tuesday morning, June 22, after he sustained injuries in an auto crash. The Governor stated this on Wednesday, June 23, at the three-day intercessory prayer-themed "God Protect Our Dear State And Leaders" organized in conjunction with the Christian Association of Nigeria, Ebonyi State Chapter and holding at the Christian Ecumenical Centre, Abakaliki. The prayer was organised following the death of Engineer Nweze and Engineer Uche Okah, former Commissioner for Housing and Urban Development. Governor David Umahi during the Prayers thanked CAN for...
Attack on schools: NSCDC boss orders Commandants to set up female squad in 36 states and FCT
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Attack on schools: NSCDC boss orders Commandants to set up female squad in 36 states and FCT

The Commandant-General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Dr Ahmed Audi has ordered the State Commandants of the corps to immediately set up the female squad in all the 36 State Commands and the Federal Capital Territory Briefing Corps personnel at the National Headquarters, Abuja on Wednesday, June 23, Audi said following the spate of attacks and kidnapping of students in schools from different parts of the country, the Corps has conducted a vulnerability survey of all schools in the country according to the six geopolitical zones, states, senatorial districts and local governments. He maintained that the Corps is saddled with some very serious mandates and that, protection of Critical National Assets and Infrastructure alone amount to even greater responsibilit...
Trigger-happy Police Inspector allegedly kills five and injures four in Enugu
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Trigger-happy Police Inspector allegedly kills five and injures four in Enugu

A trigger-happy policeman attached to RC Lotto Company at Golf Estate, GRA Enugu metropolis allegedly shot five persons dead on Sunday, June 20. The Police Inspector attached to Special Protection Unit (SPU) Base 9, Umuahia, Abia State, was alleged to have started shooting sporadically, leaving five persons dead and four persons with gunshot injuries. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, said the state Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Ndatsu Aliyu, has ordered the Deputy Commissioner of Police in-charge of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (State CIID), to carry out a thorough investigation to unravel the circumstances surrounding the shooting incident. He added that the Commissioner, who made the ...
18-year-old Woman Dies on Wedding Night While having s3x with Husband
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18-year-old Woman Dies on Wedding Night While having s3x with Husband

An 18-year-old newlywed bride reportedly died on her wedding night whilst having sex with her husband. The Sun reported that the lady who was consummating her marriage with her 29-year-old new husband, started to feel unwell and collapsed at their home in the city of Ibirite in Brazil on Thursday evening. The couple had gotten married during a ceremony at the husband's farm earlier in the day. According to O Tempo, the husband dashed out to call his neighbour for help and ordered a taxi to take his wife to hospital but its driver refused. A second taxi was called, but the driver also refused to help and said the husband needed to call the emergency services instead. It was gathered that when the paramedics finally arrived, they found the woman struggling to breathe and conf...
June 12: Delta Police Commissioner Warns against Protest
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June 12: Delta Police Commissioner Warns against Protest

Delta State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ari Muhammed Ali has warned against unlawful gatherings, placard-carrying and protests aimed at causing havoc in the state on June 12, 2021. In a statement issued by the command’s Police Public Relations Officer Mr. Bright Edafe, Ali disclosed that they are aware of tomorrow's protest but said it is being convened by criminally minded individuals hiding under the guise of a peaceful protest. He said officers and men of the command have been placed on red alert and have been ordered to arrest and deal decisively with any ''criminally minded elements ''who wish to go against this order. The statement read; "We will not allow any miscreant to distort the already existing peace in the State. “Members of the public, particularly residen...
IGP Orders Clearance of Impounded Vehicles in Police facilities
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IGP Orders Clearance of Impounded Vehicles in Police facilities

Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali has ordered the clearance of impounded vehicles in police facilities across the country. Alkali who gave the directive to police commissioners in the country during a meeting with top police officers at the International Peace Keeping Centre in Abuja on Monday June 7, said police premises should not be junkyards as is currently the case. The IGP who had also ordered the suspension of the issuance of tint permits and spy number plates, said the measures are part of the efforts his administration is putting in place to combat the rising insecurity in the country.
Pastor Kumuyi Issues Disclaimer about Tweeting Despite Twitter ban
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Pastor Kumuyi Issues Disclaimer about Tweeting Despite Twitter ban

Pastor William F. Kumuyi, the General Superintendent of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, has issued a disclaimer about still posting tweets despite the Twitter ban. The Nigerian government has banned Twitter and the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, ordered the prosecution of Nigerians defying the Twitter ban. In response, Pastor Kumuyi, who is still tweeting via his official account, explained that his messages are targeted at a global audience in over 100 nations and his tweets are shared from any of those locations, not from Nigeria. The tweet from Kumuyi reads: "In view of the Twitter ban in Nigeria, please note that the content shared on this handle is targeted at a global audience in more than 5 continents and over 100 nations and we share the conte...
Woman in hysterics as she shows dress she ordered online and what was delivered
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Woman in hysterics as she shows dress she ordered online and what was delivered

A woman was left horrified after she bought a dress she fell in love with online only to find it looked like a "pair of curtains" when it was delivered. Natalie Tyson, from North Carolina in the US, explained on TikTok how her sister’s friend had ordered the dress online The dress with a thigh-high slit looked stunning on the model who wore it online and they expected it to look the same when they order. However, what was delivered was different from what was seen online. The shimmering dress seen online was replaced by a dull cotton material. Also, the sleeves look different as they stop at her hands, unlike the model’s whose tighter sleeves stop just below her elbow. The popular TikTok said in the video: "This is what I wanted, and this is what I got." Viewers ...
Buhari Orders Postponement of FEC and Police Council Meetings
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Buhari Orders Postponement of FEC and Police Council Meetings

  President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the postponement of this week’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting in honour of the recently deceased Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, and ten other officers who died on May 21. Buhari also ordered the postponement of the Police Council meeting, which was scheduled to hold on Thursday, May 27, but now to hold next week Thursday, June 3, 2021 Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha disclosed this in a statement released on Monday May 24. The statement read; “Further to the directive of Mr. President for the National Flag to fly at half-mast nationwide from 24th – 26th May, 2021 and the declaration of today, Monday 24th May, 2021, as work free-day for members of the Armed Forces,...
Anthony Joshua ordered to defend his WBO heavyweight title against mandatory challenger Oleksandr Usyk after the collapse of his mega-fight with Tyson Fury
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Anthony Joshua ordered to defend his WBO heavyweight title against mandatory challenger Oleksandr Usyk after the collapse of his mega-fight with Tyson Fury

Anthony Joshua has been ordered by the  WBO to defend his heavyweight title against mandatory challenger Oleksandr Usyk following the collapse of his mega-fight with Tyson Fury. The British Nigerian boxer was all set to face Fury in Saudi Arabia in August but an arbitration hearing ordered a trilogy between Wilder and Tyson Fury. A judge ruled that Fury must go through with his contracted trilogy fight with Deontay Wilder, with the clash now set for July 24. Now Joshua must also face another bout before a potential clash with Fury. Joshua's boxing promoter, Eddie Hearn requested an extension until May 24 to 'show cause' notice in order to 'discuss the subject matter and other related affairs' with Joshua, but Usyk's team objected. The WBO sided with the Ukrainian and the...
Actor Danny Masterson to Stand trial for alleged Rape of three Women
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Actor Danny Masterson to Stand trial for alleged Rape of three Women

American actor, Danny Masterson, known for his role in That ’70s Show, must stand trial on three counts of rape, a judge said on Friday May 21. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge, Charlaine F. Olmedo ordered Masterson to trial on three counts of rape by force or fear, charges that could get him up to 45 years in prison. This comes after three days of emotional testimony from three women who said the actor Danny Masterson raped them nearly 20 years ago Judge Charlaine said she found the women’s testimony credible for the purposes of the preliminary hearing, where the bar for sufficient evidence is significantly lower than it will be at the forthcoming trial. Masterson has pleaded not guilty with his lawyers saying they would prove his innocence. During the hearing, t...
Alleged $350k fraud: US court denies Ogun state governor’s aide, Abidemi Rufai, bail
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Alleged $350k fraud: US court denies Ogun state governor’s aide, Abidemi Rufai, bail

A federal magistrate in New York has dismissed the bail application of Abidemi Rufai, a Senior Special Assistant to Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, who was arrested last Friday, May 14 for allegedly committing $350,000 employment fraud in Washington. LIB had earlier reported that the 42-year-old was arrested at the John F Kennedy International Airport in New York while attempting to flee the country. A statement released by the US Department of Justice alleged that Rufai used pseudo names like Sandy Tang and the stolen identities of more than 100 Washington residents to file fraudulent claims with Employment Security Department for unemployment benefits during the COVID19 pandemic last year. Rufai made his initial appearance last Saturday in New York and he appeared for a dete...
Another Alleged Attacker of Owerri Prision Arrested
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Another Alleged Attacker of Owerri Prision Arrested

The police in Imo state have arrested Micheal Osundu, pictured above, suspected to be part of the hoodlums that attacked the Nigeria Correctional Services and the Police headquarters on April 5. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Orlando Ikeokwu, says one English made Pump action rifle and twenty-six (26) live cartridges, a pair of Police uniform with the rank of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) which was hidden in his Tinted Toyota Escalade vehicle were recovered. Ikeowku said upon interrogation, the suspect claimed to be a Police Spy trained at the Police Training  School, Ikeja. The police spokesperson added that the state Commissioner of Police has ordered a full-scale investigation into the matter, with a view of discovering his lev...
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...
What She Asked for VS What She Got: Customer Disappointed after Ordering Outfit Similar to one Worn by CeeC
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What She Asked for VS What She Got: Customer Disappointed after Ordering Outfit Similar to one Worn by CeeC

A customer ordered a two-piece similar to one worn by reality star CeeC but she was disappointed with what was delivered. The outfit the customer asked for is a white crop top with black details and black pants. Though the outfit that arrived looked similar, the material used was different and it didn't fit the customer. Disappointed,  she went online to share a photo of what she was expecting and what she got. See below.
Dr.Dre Ordered to Pay $500,000 to Estranged Wife Nicole Young’s Divorce Lawyers
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Dr.Dre Ordered to Pay $500,000 to Estranged Wife Nicole Young’s Divorce Lawyers

Hip-hop mogul, Dr. Dre has been ordered to pay half a million dollars to his estranged wife Nicole Young's divorce lawyers. Nicole Young, 51, had asked Los Angeles Judge Michael Powell to force her wealthy, soon-to-be-ex husband to pay her $2 million per month in spousal support, plus $5 million for her attorney fees. During a hearing on Tuesday, April 27, the Superior Court Judge ordered Dre to pay her lawyers $500,000 within 10 days, while a decision on the spousal support issue has been delayed until another hearing on July 8. In a written ruling, the judge said: "Pending the next hearing dates on this matter, the Court grants only $500,000 in attorney's fees to petitioner's (Nicole's) counsel ... Fees are to be paid to petitioner's counsel, no later than May 7." The...

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