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Police Officer Slashed in Face with Bottle during Protests by Man United Fans
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Police Officer Slashed in Face with Bottle during Protests by Man United Fans

A police officer was slashed to the face with a bottle during protests at Old Trafford by Manchester United fans on Sunday afternoon, May 2. The Red Devils were due to face Liverpool in the Premier League but the game was postponed after the fan protests turned bloody. The policeman suffered a ‘significant slash wound’ to his face and required emergency hospital treatment, police said. Flares were let off and bottles and barriers were thrown during the gatherings to protest against the billionaire owners of Manchester United, the Glazers. Demonstrators outside the Manchester United ground became ‘especially aggressive and antagonistic towards police’ before a group of around 100 people then forced entry to the stadium, Greater Manchester Police (GM...
Diego Maradona’s Medical Team was ‘Inappropriate, Deficient and Reckless’, Investigation into his Death Finds
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Diego Maradona’s Medical Team was ‘Inappropriate, Deficient and Reckless’, Investigation into his Death Finds

Diego Maradona's medical team acted in an "inappropriate, deficient and reckless way", an investigation into his death has found. The Argentinian football legend, 60, died in November 2020 from heart attack weeks after he underwent brain surgery. His death sent shockwaves and also sparked a flurry of accusation on who was to blame after his long battle with addiction and ill health. Prosecutors in Argentina later launched an investigation, including searches of the World Cup's winner's property and that of his personal doctor and others involved in his care. Now, the probe into his last moments has concluded that he did not receive the best medical attention. In a report dated 30 April and shared with the Reuters news agency, investigators said: "The action of the health...
Lagos One Way Saga: Police Arrest Man For Reckless Driving, Assaulting Officers
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Lagos One Way Saga: Police Arrest Man For Reckless Driving, Assaulting Officers

LAGOS "ONE WAY" SAGA: POLICE ARREST MAN, 33, FOR RECKLESS DRIVING, ASSAULTING POLICE OFFICER The Lagos State Police Command, on Saturday 17th April, 2021, arrested one Victor Ebhomenyen, m, 33, for driving against the traffic, assaulting and causing severe bodily injuries on an Assistant Superintendent of Police, Erhator Sunday, m, at Four Point Hotel, Oniru, Lagos State. The Command has deemed it necessary and responsible to react and set the record straight on the incident that was captured in a video that went viral on the social media on Saturday, 17th April, 2021, where two (2) men were repeatedly assaulting an officer on duty and creating a scene on the road at Oniru, Victoria Island, Lagos State. To set the record straight, on 17/4/21, at about 1030am, one ASP Erhator Sun...
Thiago Silva breaks silence on red card, Chelsea’s 5-2 loss to West Brom
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Thiago Silva breaks silence on red card, Chelsea’s 5-2 loss to West Brom

  Chelsea defender, Thiago Silva has reacted to the red card he received from referee David Coote during the Blues Premier League match against West Brom on Saturday. The Brazilian was shown a second yellow card leading to him being sent off during the shocking 5-2 defeat to West Brom at home on Saturday. According to the Brazilian, who was playing his first game for Chelsea after two months following an injury-enforced absence, his tackle on Matheus Pereira “was not an expulsion move.” Chelsea appeared to be on a smooth ride to victory when Christian Pulisic put them ahead in the 26th minute but the game changed completely two minutes when Silva was shown a second yellow card for a reckless challenge on Okay Yokuslu. The Brazilian veteran defender had earlier recei...
‘Bad Girls Club’ Cast Member Deshayla Harris Killed in in Virginia Beach Shootings
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‘Bad Girls Club’ Cast Member Deshayla Harris Killed in in Virginia Beach Shootings

Bad Girls Club’ cast member, Deshayla Harris has been confirmed as one of the victims killed in Virginia Beach Shootings over the weekend. Deshayla, 29, of Norfolk, who appeared on season 17 of the reality TV show "Bad Girls Club," died in one of the three separate shootings that occurred in the Virginia Beach resort area on Friday, March 26. According to a press release from the Virginia Beach police department, Harris was a bystander at the second shooting incident, which occurred along 19th Street. She is reported to have died at the scene. A second victim was identified as Donovon Lynch, 25, of Virginia Beach. She was killed in the third shooting of the night during a confrontation with an uniformed Virginia Beach police officer, according to WAVY. Eight other people we...
Train Rams into a Loaded Trailer at Fagba, Lagos
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Train Rams into a Loaded Trailer at Fagba, Lagos

A train rammed into a loaded trailer on Monday morning, February, 15, along Fagba Railway in Lagos. It was reported that the loaded trailer attempted to drive past the railway just as the train was approaching, but was unfortunately rammed into by the train conveying passengers to their respective destinations. The  train and the loaded trailer stuck at the scene while some passengers can be heard blaming the driver of the trailer for reckless driving. It is unclear if there are any casualties from the accident.
Driver Burnt to Death in Ogun Diesel Tanker Explosion
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Driver Burnt to Death in Ogun Diesel Tanker Explosion

The driver of a diesel laden tanker has been reportedly burnt to death following an explosion which occurred at Atoyo, outbound Ijebu Ode along Ijebu Ode Ogbere expressway in Ogun State on Friday February 12. Spokesperson of the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement,  Babatunde Akinbiyi told Channels Television  that the accident occurred at 10:45 am and was caused by reckless driving by the driver of the tanker who was alone in the truck.   Akinbiyi said;   “The driver of the Diesel laden tanker was driving recklessly when it suddenly lost control and fell on its side with its content spilling on the road before it exploded. “The driver, according to eyewitness account was the only occupant in the vehicle when the unfortunate incident happened and was...
We Won’t Allow Reckless Use Of Social Media – Lai Mohammed
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We Won’t Allow Reckless Use Of Social Media – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Informa­tion and Culture, Alhaji Lai Moham­med has stated that the Nigerian government will not fold its arm and allow the reckless use of social media. Speaking in Lagos on Friday on what transpired during the EndSARS protest and the ensuing, the minister said that the meeting, one of a series was necessary to draw lessons from the fallout of the protest with a view to forestall­ing a recurrence, especially of the mindless violence that fol­lowed the hijack of the peace­ful protest. According to him, social media must not be used as a tool for aggravating fault lines and throwing the country into turmoil While acknowledging the fact that social media had come to stay, the minister em­phasised the need for curbing its excesses, adding that the government will neith...
Daredevil YouTuber breaks skull as he jumps off bridge in ‘reckless’ stunt to get views
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Daredevil YouTuber breaks skull as he jumps off bridge in ‘reckless’ stunt to get views

YouTuber Saa Fomba fractured his skull after jumping off an enormous bridge and hitting the water below with some serious force. On Saturday, Saa Fomba released footage of the dramatic moment that he plunged into the Colorado River from the top of Pennybacker Bridge. In the almost 17-minute long video, Saa initially addresses his viewers about his upcoming stunt and said he hoped that he could inspire fans to 'chase their dreams'. "Hopefully this video motivates you to chase after your dreams. I don't see no fun in living a normal life," he said, while driving to the Texas location. Eager onlookers then watched from the shoreline as Saa carefully climbed up the side of the bridge before looking down at the water below. The bridge - that forms part of the North Capital of Tex...
$1.2 Billion Brazil Loan:  PDP Taunts Buhari Over Reckless Borrowing
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$1.2 Billion Brazil Loan: PDP Taunts Buhari Over Reckless Borrowing

The @OfficialPDPNig is alarmed by fresh plans by President @MBuhari to further mortgage our nation through an additional $1.2 billion loan from Brazil despite the public outcry against the accumulation of loans from China and other foreign interests. The PDP cautions the @MBuhari Presidency not to further weaken our nation and using nebulous agricultural programmes as justification for further accumulation of foreign loans, without clear terms and conditions, to the detriment of the poor masses and generations yet unborn. The party further warns that the loan request, if approved by the @nassnigeria, will exacerbate our nation’s debt burden, mortgage our agricultural sector, weaken our investment capacity and worsen our food security challenge. Our party invites Nigerians to not...
Obasanjo’s Claim Of Fulanization & Islamization Is Reckless & Unpatriotic -MSSN
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Obasanjo’s Claim Of Fulanization & Islamization Is Reckless & Unpatriotic -MSSN

PRESS RELEASE OBASANJO'S CLAIM OF 'FULANIZATION' AND 'ISLAMIZATION' AS THE BASIS FOR 'BOKO HARAM' INSURGENCY, KIDNAPPING AND BANDITRY, IS RECKLESS UNPATRIOTIC AND UNCALLED FOR On Saturday, the 18th day of May, 2019, a former head of State and former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo was a guest speaker at the second session of the Synod of Anglican Dioceses held at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul's Anglican Church, Oleh in Isoko Local Government of Delta State. Speaking on the topic: "Mobilizing Nigeria's human and natural resources for national development and stability", Chief Obasanjo claimed that "FULANIZATION and ISLAMIZATION of West Africa" is now the main reason for 'boko haram' insurgency, kidnapping and banditry. In his words, the former president said: "...
Protest In Akure,Hit-and-run driver Crushes student in FUTA
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Protest In Akure,Hit-and-run driver Crushes student in FUTA

A hit-and-run driver has crushed a student of the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA), Israel Anuoluwapo, to death. The 100-level student died after being rushed to the hospital. The development led to protest by FUTA students, who blocked the major Akure-Ilesa highway yesterday to prevent movement of vehicles. They also organised a long procession in honour of their departed colleague. The Guardian learnt that the accident happened on Tuesday evening, some 1,000 metres away from the gate of the university on Ilesha-Akure Road. According to eyewitnesses, the deceased, who was in Mathematics Department, was rushed immediately to the university health centre from where he was transferred to the State Hospital Akure due to the severity of his injuries. The sources disclosed...
Bad Road Is  Not The Cause of Accidents on Highways – Fashola
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Bad Road Is Not The Cause of Accidents on Highways – Fashola

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said that bad roads are not the cause of accidents on highways in Nigeria. Fashola said that injuries and avoidable accidents that occur on highways are not always due to bad roads as claimed by many Nigerian road users. He stated this when he spoke at a capacity building workshop on the activation of the five United Nations’ Convention on Road Traffic acceded to by Nigeria in Abuja yesterday March 20th. According to him over speeding and reckless driving are the main causes of accidents on Nigerian roads. In a statement issued by the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing on Wednesday, the minister noted that injuries and avoidable accidents that occurred daily on highways were regrettable. The statement...
Stray bullet almost hits lady in her house in Enugu
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Stray bullet almost hits lady in her house in Enugu

Stray bullet almost hit a Nigerian lady in her house in Enugu state. According to her, the stray bullet was from a nearby political rally. The lady identified as, Chukwuemerie Udiahgebi, took to her Instagram page to share pictures of the bullet which penetrated her room. Sharing the images, she wrote; So i wouldn’t usually do this but I’m five hundred shades of grateful we literally dodged a FRIGGIN BULLET JUST NOW. like i can’t even figure out how i feel at the moment, I stepped out to visit @life_is_a_spectrum_ and @dmichaels___ today barely 30 mins into my visit there was blinding bang and suddenly the ceiling punctured and showered us with dust and there was a heavy metallic clink nearby. When the shock had worn off there was a bullet barely two inches away. If you’re in ENUGU,...
Ex-NANS President Abdul Mahmud Demands Immediate Removal Of His Name From Records Of  Association
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Ex-NANS President Abdul Mahmud Demands Immediate Removal Of His Name From Records Of Association

Ex-NANS President Abdul Mahmud, took to Twitter to demand the immediate removal of his name from the records of association following the group’s leadership’s recent visit to President Buhari at the state house, Abuja. According to the Ex-NANS president Abdul Mahmud, only a generation without a sense of history will continue to walk the shamed path the association’s current leadership are walking on. Abdul Mahmud who was NANS president from 1990- 1992, further stated that it was not thoughtful for the association’s leadership to visit President Buhari when ASUU is on strike. His tweets reads; As the 8th President of NANS (1990-1992), I ask that my name be removed from all records and archives of the association. I shall issue a formal statement to this effect Recall that followin...
Michelle Obama’s Memoir is Barnes & Noble Fastest-Selling Book of 2018
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Michelle Obama’s Memoir is Barnes & Noble Fastest-Selling Book of 2018

Former first lady Michelle Obama’s memoir “Becoming” has become the fastest-selling book of 2018 at Barnes & Noble, surpassing the Trump administration tell-all “Fear: Trump in the White House” by veteran journalist Bob Woodward. In addition to being this year’s fastest seller, Barnes & Noble also announced that “Becoming” had the best first-week sales of any adult book since 2015’s “Go Set a Watchman,” the highly anticipated second novel from “To Kill A Mockingbird” author Harper Lee. Publisher Penguin Random House announced that “Becoming” sold more than 725,000 copies on its first day of release last week, the highest single-day sales of any book by the publisher this year. “Becoming” chronicles Obama’s path from a child growing up in the South Side of Chicago to her ti...
What I Will Do to El-Rufai For Calling Me ‘Tribal Bigot’- Peter Obi
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What I Will Do to El-Rufai For Calling Me ‘Tribal Bigot’- Peter Obi

PDP‘s Vice Presidential candidate, Peter Obi who was labelled a ‘bigot’ by Governor Nasir El-Rufai over a 2014 incident, has finally reacted to the statement Peter Obi who answered questions from journalists over the tweet at a youth programme in Nnewi, Anambra State on Saturday, expressed shock and further stated that he would only pray for El-Rufai and encourage him to concentrate on doing those things that will better lots of Nigerians rather than engaging in hate speeches. He said, “This is suggesting that it was what he sat down to think of rather than thinking about how to solve the many problems plaguing the country. “What His Excellency, Gov. Nasir Ahmad El Rufai said about me has been brought to my attention. I believe that as we grow older and are saddled with more res...
Gerard Pique Goes To Training With His N4M Electric Bike Because Of Driving Ban
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Gerard Pique Goes To Training With His N4M Electric Bike Because Of Driving Ban

Spanish football player Gerard Pique was forced to ride is customised electric bike to training after being banned from getting behind the wheels. The Barcelona star is facing a 6 month prison sentence or a fine of £5370 (N2.5m) after he was found driving illegally with no points on his license. With the zero point , he was banned from driving until he has completed a 24-hour course and pass a test at the Traffic Headquarters. He lost all 12 points given to Spanish drivers through various traffic offences. The soccer star has a history of traffic offences from breaking the speed limit to reckless driving. The 31 year old was fined £9400 in 2014 after an argument with a traffic officer. In 2015,he was caught driving with a child in his arms instead of putting him on a des...
Auto Crash In Niger State Kills 11 People And Leaves 16 Injured
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Auto Crash In Niger State Kills 11 People And Leaves 16 Injured

At least 11 people were feared dead in an auto crash involving a bus, Toyota Corolla and a Hilux van on Ibeto/Kontagora Road in Kontagora Local Government Area of Niger on Tuesday.   According to Abdullahi Ibrahim, Federal Road Safety Corps Unit Commander in Charge of Kontagora who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria, 27 people were involved in the accident, 11 died on the spot while 16 others sustained various degrees of injuries.   He said the bus was heading toward Kebbi, while the Toyota Corolla and Hilux were going to Kontagora. He added that the accident was caused by wrong overtaking and speeding.   He said bodies of the deceased were deposited at the morgue in Kontagora General Hospital, while the injured were receiving treatment in the same hospi...
Ebony Reigns: “She Lived A Reckless Life That Did Not Portray That Of A Christian” – Actor Majid Michael
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Ebony Reigns: “She Lived A Reckless Life That Did Not Portray That Of A Christian” – Actor Majid Michael

Following the death of Young Ghanaian singer Ebony Reigns, Many Ghanaian Celebrities have reacted to the sad news.   Ghanaian-Lebanese actor Majid Michel is the latest to react to her untimely death. Recall that Ebony Reigns died in an accident alongside her close friend, Franky and to other soldier men who acted as their bodyguards. Majid is of the opinion that the late singer lived a reckless life that did not portray that of a Christian and he believes she cannot be judged but only God knows her heart. He maintains that Ebony reigns was a drug addict which made her do some stuffs that a Christian would consider is out of the Christendom which has given room for the actor to query her Christian life. “People: but she doesn’t act like a Christian. God: Am not l...
Proscription: Court’s Judgment Wicked, Reckless – IPOB
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Proscription: Court’s Judgment Wicked, Reckless – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Friday described judgement of the Federal High Court, Abuja, which upheld its proscription as wicked and reckless. The Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice, Abdul Kafarati, on Thursday upheld IPOB’s proscription and classification as a terror group. IPOB, in a statement issued by its Media and Publicity Secretary, Mr. Emma Powerful, in Awka, Anambra State, condemned the court’s judgement. Powerful said IPOB was a peaceful and legal organisation registered in over 88 countries across the world. He said: “The upholding of this obnoxious order proscribing the activities of IPOB, when everybody knows that the organisation is peaceful and has not killed an ant, talk less of taking a human life is nothing short of judicial im...
Eid-el-Fitr: Buhari Urges Nigerians To Shun Reckless Statements
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Eid-el-Fitr: Buhari Urges Nigerians To Shun Reckless Statements

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a message of greetings to Nigerian Muslims and Christians on the occasion of the Eid-el-Fitr, urging all citizens to resolve to live in peace and avoid making reckless statements. According to the Senior Special Assistant to the President, the message reads thus: “I am immensely grateful to God for his mercy in guiding us successfully to conclude another Ramadan fast. My greetings to all Nigerian Muslims and our brother Christians on the occasion of Eid-el-Fitr. “May the lessons of Ramadan namely; piety, self-denial, prayers and generosity to the poor and needy be with us for all time. “I, again, appeal to all Nigerians to avoid reckless statements or actions against our fellow countrymen. We should all resolve to live in peace and unity in our ...
Reckless Tanker Driver Rams Into A Company Building In Anambra State
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Reckless Tanker Driver Rams Into A Company Building In Anambra State

A Fuel Tanker filled with Petrol, this afternoon was involved in a ghastly accident around Oba old Road in Anambra State. According to Prisca Chiamaka Abel, the driver was driving from another town in Anambra State on a high speed and unfortunately the brake system failed, resulting in the long vehicle skidding off the road and ended up running into a building.

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