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Yorubas, Igbos and the North are not better off on their own – VP Osinbajo
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Yorubas, Igbos and the North are not better off on their own – VP Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said the Yorubas, Igbos and Hausas are not better off on their own and that Nigerians would fare better living together as one in spite of ethnic differences. A statement released by Laolu Akande, spokesperson of the Vice President, said Osinbajo said this when he spoke at an interactive session with top officials of Nigeria’s High Commission, UK, at the Abuja House residence of the High Commissioner in London on Sunday, October 10. Osinbajo who spoke against the calls for the disintegration of Nigeria, said “If you look at all of us sitting here, we represent all the geo-political zones. This is the Nigeria that will succeed, anything else doesn’t make sense. Yorubas are not better off on their own, Igbos are not better off on their own, the ...
I forgive but I don’t forget – Samklef says as he recounts how his uncle and wife gave him spoilt soup while growing up
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I forgive but I don’t forget – Samklef says as he recounts how his uncle and wife gave him spoilt soup while growing up

Music producer, Samklef has recounted some of the things he passed through while growing. Samklef in his tweet disclosed that his uncle and wife usually gave him spoilt soup to eat while growing up, and he trekked from their residence in Ogun state to his school in Lagos from Monday to Friday, with no money for transport. Noting that he forgives but does not forget forget, the music producer stated that he turned his trauma into happiness.
Gunmen kill herdsman in Kwara state
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Gunmen kill herdsman in Kwara state

A herder was on Friday October 1, killed by gunmen in Ago Are, Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara State. Eyewitnesses said the gunmen stormed the residence of the deceased in large numbers, shot him at close range and left him in the pool of his blood. The incident occurred barely a month the brother of the late herdsman, was killed in a similar manner. Spokesman of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kwara State Command, Babawale Afolabi confirmed the incident, saying; Yes, we got the report on Friday through our divisional officer in the town about another attack in Ago Are. This time around, a Fulani herdsman simply known as Ibrahim was attacked and killed A manhunt has been launched to bring those behind the incident to justice.
NUJ condemns EFCC invasion of journalist’s home in Abia
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NUJ condemns EFCC invasion of journalist’s home in Abia

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Abia State Council, has noted with dismay and deep sense of sadness the unwarranted invasion of the residence of her member, Norah Okafor by the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) who were on manhunt of internet fraudsters, popularly known as “yahoo boys”. It was gathered that the Port Harcourt zone of the Nigeria anti corruption agency had on Wednesday, 22nd day of September, 2021, hooded about 21 people on a sting operation in Umuahia, the Abia state capital, bursting into the Journalist’s apartment in the dead of the night, after disconnecting the wire used to electrify the fence, scaled the wall and broke the gate key to gain unfettered access into the building. Reacting, the NUJ Abia Council, in a press releas...
Someone I fed and clothed arranged my kidnapping – Rivers businessman
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Someone I fed and clothed arranged my kidnapping – Rivers businessman

A Rivers state-based businessman, Alex Arthur, has narrated how a boy he fed and clothed contracted a gang to kidnap him in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on September 8. Speaking in an interview with The Nation, the man said ; “There is a boy I used to know in my former place of residence. His name is Golden aka Sugar Gold. I met him early last year. He was looking unkempt, although he was old enough to take care of himself. I was helping, clothing, him. I fed him sometimes, showing him love even though he wasn’t related to me. But he was the one, who arranged a gang of criminals to kidnap me.” Narrating how he was abducted, Alex said he was on his way back from the gym when he was approached by his abductors. “I alighted from my car to open my gate at Iwofe area, two guys approac...
Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi loses wife
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Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi loses wife

Revered Islamic cleric and leader of the Tijaniyya Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Dahiru Usman Bauchi, on Sunday, lost one of his wives, Hajiya Zainab Dahiru Bauchi. The deceased, DAILY POST learnt, died this afternoon at a time her husband was away in Saudi Arabia, where he is currently performing Umrah (lesser Hajj) and was buried at about 2pm. The late Hajiya Zainab, who was said to be in her 60s, it was gathered had three children with the revered cleric. Meanwhile, Bauchi State governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, has described the death of the cleric’s wife as a great loss not only to her husband but also to the entire state and Nigeria in general. The governor stated this when he led government officials to condole with the Islamic scholar at his Gombe Road residence...
Bandits kill Miyetti Allah chairman in Kaduna after he failed to pay N20m ransom
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Bandits kill Miyetti Allah chairman in Kaduna after he failed to pay N20m ransom

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have killed the Chairman of Lere Local Government branch of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) Kaduna State, Alhaji Abubakar Abdullahi Damba. The Fulani community leader popularly known as Dambardi, was killed in the early hours of Friday, September 17, in his village, Lere. The State Chairman of the association, Alhaji Haruna Usman Tugga, who confirmed the incident in a press release said the gunmen stormed the residence of the deceased at about 2am and brought him out According to Tugga, the kidnappers demanded N20m naira but he told them that he does not have such an amount. The bandits insisted that he must raise the money or they would kill him. The deceased took them to some butchers who raised only N250,000 for ...
My ex-lover, Prince Kpokpogri, is threatening to expose my nudes – Tonto Dikeh
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My ex-lover, Prince Kpokpogri, is threatening to expose my nudes – Tonto Dikeh

Nollywood Actress, Tonto Dikeh, has alleged that her ex-lover, Prince Kpokpogri, is threatening to release her nude pictures. The actress, whose relationship with Kpokpogri crashed last month, said this in a petition to the police. DailyTrust reports that Tonto in her petition to the police issued by her legal team accused Kpokpogri of blackmail, extortion, and obtaining by false pretense. “From sometime in June 2021, one Prince Kpokpogri Joseph started to court our client with a proposal to marry her. In the process, he would invite our client to his residence and sometimes, he came over to our client’s residence. Unknown to our client, the said Joseph Kpokpogri (who our client later discovered to be a serial blackmailer) had other motives for courting our client. Our cl...
Two suspects arrested over murder of Senator Bala Na’Allah’s son in Kaduna
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Two suspects arrested over murder of Senator Bala Na’Allah’s son in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command has arrested two suspects in connection with the murder of Captain Abdulkareem, the son of Senator Bala Na’Allah, who represents Kebbi South Senatorial seat in the Senate According to reports, the suspects were apprehended two days ago. However, details of the arrest are sketchy. Spokesperson of the command, ASP Mohammed Jalige, said that one of the suspects is currently at large. "We have two suspected killers of Abdulkareem Na’Allah in our custody. One other is at large.” he stated. Recall that the 36-year-old pilot was killed by assailants in his Malali (GRA) residence in Kaduna North Local Government Area on Sunday, August 29. He was found tied and strangled in his bedroom around 12pm by the assailants who escaped with his vehicle and pe...
Gunmen Kidnap Catholic Priest in Kaduna community
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Gunmen Kidnap Catholic Priest in Kaduna community

Unknown gunmen have reportedly kidnapped the priest in charge of St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Anchuna, Ikulu Chiefdom in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The priest identified as Rev. Fr. Luka Benson Yakusak, was said to have been abducted on Monday night, September 13. It was gathered that the gunmen stormed the priest’s official residence and whisked him away to an unknown destination.
Bandits abduct wife and two children of Katsina assembly member
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Bandits abduct wife and two children of Katsina assembly member

Wife and two children of Katsina assembly member, Ibrahim Aminu Kurami have been abducted by bandits. The bandits invaded the Kurami home town of the lawmaker representing Bakori constituency in Katsina House of Assembly on motorbikes and cars around 8pm on Saturday night. Daily Trust reported that they blocked the Funtua-Katsina road for minutes, while the abduction of the Kurami family went on at his home. A source told the publication; “Immediately after Ishaa’i prayers we started hearing gun shots in the town, before we know it they already positioned themselves in the strategic places of the town to avert any possible move by the residents to engage them. “They went straight to the to the home of the Honourable Member and made away with his wife and two children.” He...
WCW wrestler Daffney Unger found dead after posting disturbing video
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WCW wrestler Daffney Unger found dead after posting disturbing video

Former WCW champion, Daffney Unger has been found dead following a desperate search by her friends after she posted a disturbing Instagram live video, where she was seen holding a pistol. The wrestler, known as the Scream Queen, was found dead at her residence in Norcross, a small city northeast of Atlanta, on Thursday morning, September 2, from an apparent suicide, according to close friend and fellow pro wrestler Lexie Fyfe. 'She was found very early this morning,' a tearful Fyfe told the New York Daily News. Unger had posted a livestream video to Instagram on Wednesday night where she appeared distressed. 'Do you guys not understand that I’m all alone? Do you not understand that?' she said. She later could be heard in the foota...
Dog The Bounty Hunter’s daughter, Cecily arrested for Domestic violence
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Dog The Bounty Hunter’s daughter, Cecily arrested for Domestic violence

Dog the Bounty Hunter's stepdaughter, Cecily has been arrested by the police for domestic violence. Police report obtained by TMZ, revealed that cops in Honolulu got a call just before midnight on July 31 about an argument at a residence, and when they got there the alleged victim who turned out to Cecily's lover of 5 years, told cops that she punched and bit him. Cecily's man told cops that they were drinking before she became verbally and physically abusive, allegedly punching him on both sides of his face, biting his upper back and leaving a mark with swelling and bruising. Revealing that this is not the first such incident has happened, Cecily's lover revealed that he got sick of her alleged behavior and called police for the first time. ...
Hamza Koudeih: I am not an accomplice – Mompha replies EFCC
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Hamza Koudeih: I am not an accomplice – Mompha replies EFCC

Instagram celebrity, Mompha has reacted to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission calling him an accomplice in a money laundering case against Lebanese suspect, Hamza Koudeih who was arrested at his residence in Eko Atlantic Pearl Tower in 2019. The anti-graft agency earlier today, released a statement titled "EFCC Opposes Mompha's Accomplice, Koudeih's Application For Foreign Medical Checkup". In the statement, the EFCC said Koudeih is being "prosecuted alongside one Kayode Phillips, both of whom are alleged accomplices of Ismaila Mustapha, popularly known as Mompha, before Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos for alleged money laundering." The defendants were also described as "high-valued targets in Organized Cyber Syndicat...
Bandits abduct widow 24 hours after her husband’s death in Katsina
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Bandits abduct widow 24 hours after her husband’s death in Katsina

  Suspected bandits have abducted the widow of Alhaji Rabe Bello Kofa, the former head of Kofa village in Kusada Local Government Area of Katsina State who died on Tuesday, August 24. The armed bandits stormed the widow's residence and abducted her in the early hours of today Wednesday, August 25. A resident, who spoke anonymously to DailyTrust, said the bandits went straight to the house of the village head, who died on Tuesday and abducted some members of the bereaved family, including his widow.   “The village head of Kofa, who was an elder brother to a former Speaker of the Katsina State House of Assembly, died on Tuesday and was buried on the same day in accordance with Islamic rites. Unfortunately, some gunmen entered the ho...
Three herders killed in reprisal attack on Kaduna community
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Three herders killed in reprisal attack on Kaduna community

Three herders have been reportedly killed in a reprisal attack by gunmen who stormed Ribok, Tsoriyang and Kankada areas of Zangon Kataf LGA, Kaduna state. Security agencies said the attack on Sunday August 22, was in retaliation to the earlier attack in Ungwan Dooh (Mado) area on Saturday night. One car, three houses, and eight herders’ huts were burnt, while scores of herders were evacuated to safety by a combined team of military and police personnel. Samuel Aruwan, commissioner for internal security disclosed that the gunmen targeted the residence of one Ardo Tanko Usman, where three occupants were killed. The deceased were identified as Bayero Wake, Isah Usman and Abu Usman. Aruwan said;   “Four residents were injured. They are Ambo Jamo, Sule Ambo, Muazu Ori a...
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...
Bandits tied me up without food for 48 hours. My release was a miracle – Niger commissioner narrates his ordeal with his abductors
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Bandits tied me up without food for 48 hours. My release was a miracle – Niger commissioner narrates his ordeal with his abductors

The Niger state Commissioner for Information, Mohammed Idris Sani, has recounted his ordeal in the hands of abductors. Recall that Idris was abducted on Monday morning, August 9, after gunmen broke into his residence at Babban-Tunga, a community off Abuja/Kaduna highway. They were said to have attacked his wife and baby before whisking him away. He regained his freedom on Thursday night, August 12. Speaking to newsmen after he was received by the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Alhaji Abdullahi Bawa Wuse and some members of the Executive Council, Idris said he was made to sleep in the rain for two days before his abductors decided to give him their own trampoline to shield him from the weather. “I went through a lot of trials in their hands, a lot of dehumanizing thin...
COVID-19: UNILAG Gives Update After Ordering Students To Vacate School
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COVID-19: UNILAG Gives Update After Ordering Students To Vacate School

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has given an update to students after ordering them to vacant the school. The management of the school has now extended the deadline issued to students to vacate halls of residence to prevent COVID-19 spread. The institution made the disclosure in a statement issued on Thursday by its Principal Assistant Registrar, Mrs Nonye Oguama. Oguama said that the deadline had been extended from noon of Thursday to noon of Friday. She said that the extension was to ease the burden of transportation on the students. She added that the university had dissociated itself from a report asking the students to return to campus on Monday. “This is fake news and did not originate from the university,” Oguama said. She described the report as malicious ...
The DSS should use same application they used to attack Igboho’s house on bandits and kidnappers of school children in the north – Comedian I Go Dye
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The DSS should use same application they used to attack Igboho’s house on bandits and kidnappers of school children in the north – Comedian I Go Dye

Stand-up comedian, I Go Dye has asked the Department of State Services (DSS) to employ same method they used in raiding Yoruba secessionist, Sunday Igboho's house on bandits and kidnappers of school children in the Northern region of the country. According to the comedian, attacking someone's residence without invitation is wrong and violation of one's right. Admitting that security institutions can make arrest at anytime, he however stated that such arrest should not show Nigerians that the promptness of action has a regional or ethnic sentiment. I Go Dye wrote;   The DSS SHOULD USE SAME APPLICATION THEY USED TO ATTACK SUNDAY IGBOHO HOUSE, SHOULD BE USED ON THE BANDITS AND KIDNAPPERS OF SCHOOL CHILDREN IN THE NORTH. What's right is right, and what's wrong is wrong...
Haiti President, Jovenel Moïse assassinated in his home
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Haiti President, Jovenel Moïse assassinated in his home

President of Haiti, Jovenel Moïse has been assassinated in his private residence by a group of armed men.   The country's interim Prime Minister, Claude Joseph said a group of unidentified individuals attacked the private resident of Moise and shot him dead. First Lady Martine Moïse is hospitalized following the attack early Wednesday, July 7.   Speaking on a local radio station, the prime minister said the attack was carried out by an “armed commando group” that included foreign elements.   Joseph said in a statement quoted in media outlets;   “Around one o’clock in the morning, during the night of Tuesday 6th to Wednesday 7th of July 2021, a group of unidentified individuals, including some speaking Spanish, attacked the private residence of th...
Taraba NLC chairman abducted again by unknown gunmen
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Taraba NLC chairman abducted again by unknown gunmen

The Taraba State chairman of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Peter Jediel, has again been abducted by unknown gunmen. The Chairman who was early this year kidnapped and later regained his freedom was again kidnapped at his residence located in Sunkani, the administrative headquarters of Ard-Kola local government council of the state. Jediel was kidnapped a second time around his home seven months after an initial abduction. The leader of the Southern Conference of the United Methodist Church Rev. Philip Micah Dopah, where Jediel worships, called on Tarabans to cry to God in one voice for the safe release of the labour leader who was abducted, Sunday, DAILY POST reports. Some past labour leaders who spoke with DAILY POST expressed dismay at the manner kidnappers have continu...
Guns paraded by DSS aren’t mine. I protect myself with traditional powers – Sunday Igboho says
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Guns paraded by DSS aren’t mine. I protect myself with traditional powers – Sunday Igboho says

Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has reacted to the claims made by the Department of State Services (DSS) that he had an armoury stored in his Ibadan residence that was raided on Thursday, July 1. The spokesperson for the service, Peter Afunnaya, while addressing newsmen in Abuja on Thursday evening, confirmed that the agency carried out the raid on Igboho's Ibadan residence in the early hours of Thursday, July 1. He said the service got intelligence that Ighoho had stockpiled arms in his house. Paraded before newsmen included Seven (7) AK-47 assault rifles, Three (3) Pump Action guns, Thirty (30) fully charged AK-47 magazines, Five Thousand (5,000) rounds of 7.62mm ammunition, Five (5) Cutlasses, amongst others. The agency also declared Igboho wante...
Nigerian Army breaks silence on attacking Sunday Igboho’s house
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Nigerian Army breaks silence on attacking Sunday Igboho’s house

The Nigerian Army has distanced itself from the attack on the residence of Yoruba freedom fighter, Sunday Adeyemo also known as Sunday Igboho. Unknown gunmen had attacked Igboho’s residence in the wee hours of Thursday. It was also gathered that seven persons were killed and his wife kidnapped during the attack. The gunmen who donned military uniforms attacked Igboho’s residence at about 1:30 am and destroyed valuable assets in the building. Footage from his residence showed blood spills in the activist’s home. Reacting, the spokesman of the Nigerian Army, Onyema Nwachukwu, absolved the Army of any involvement in the attack. Addressing newsmen, Nwachukwu said he was not aware of the incident. “There’s nothing like that, I don’t have that information. Soldiers did not c...
EFCC arrests couple over alleged N935m Ponzi scheme in Lagos
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EFCC arrests couple over alleged N935m Ponzi scheme in Lagos

A couple have been arrested by operatives of the Lagos Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for allegedly defrauding unsuspecting victims in a N935m Ponzi scheme. Emmanuel and Victoria Jaiyeoba who were arrested at their residence in Ibadan, Oyo State, are parents to Adewale Daniel, Marketing Director of Wales Kingdom Capital Limited. They are said to have connived with their son who is still at large to operate a Ponzi scheme in the guise of forex trading to defraud unsuspecting victims. Investigation revealed that Emmanuel, who is a Director in Wales Kingdom Capital, operates five bank accounts and had received a sum of N18, 397, 913. 67 before his arrest. Further investigation also showed that the second suspect, Victoria operates six bank account...
Queen Elizabeth loses £10m of income after closing Buckingham palace to visitors due to covid-19
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Queen Elizabeth loses £10m of income after closing Buckingham palace to visitors due to covid-19

Queen Elizabeth II has lost £10million in her finances as a result of the pandemic. Buckingham Palace revealed on Wednesday, June 23, that it had lost just over half its annual income outside of Government funding after closing its gates to visitors.   Income plunged from £20.2million in 2019/20 to £9.4million in 2020/21.   Meanwhile, its property maintenance bill soared from £38.4million to £49.5 million as part of its planned upgrade of the Queen's official residence. The sovereign grant, money given to the monarch by the UK Government which is based on the income surplus from The Crown Estate two years ago, increased by £3.5million to £85.9million during 2020/21. It was comprised of a core element of £51.5million that funds the Queen's official dut...
Bandits kill village head in Kaduna
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Bandits kill village head in Kaduna

Armed bandits have shot and killed Anja Mallam, the village head of Dogon Daji in Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The state Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who confirmed the incident in a statement said the bandits raided the residence of the village head on Saturday, June 19 and shot him at close range, resulting in his instant death. Governor Nasir El-Rufai expressed sadness at the report, and prayed for the repose of the soul of the village head. The Governor also sent condolences to the family of the deceased, and the entire community of Dogon Daji over the shocking and brutal killing. The commissioner further stated that investigation into the incident is ongoing.
Three suspected cultists, armed robbers arrested in Delta
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Three suspected cultists, armed robbers arrested in Delta

Operatives of the Delta State Police Command has arrested three suspected cultists and armed robbers at Owa-Alero in Ika North East Local Goverment Area of the state. Acting spokesperson of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, who disclosed this in a statement on Saturday, said the suspects were arrested following reports of incessant gunshots in the home of one Monday Igwe. "On the 16/6/2021 at about 1030hrs, The Divisional Police Officer Owa-Oyibu Division acting on credible intelligence that at night time, there is incessant gun shots in Owa-Alero community around the residence of one Monday Igwe ‘m’ 28yrs," he stated. "Consequently, a combined team of police/vigilante led by the divisional crime officer stormed the premises at Ale Igwe quarters, when search conducted search, two (...
Abductors of UNIJOS lecturer demand N10m ransom
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Abductors of UNIJOS lecturer demand N10m ransom

Abductors of University of Jos lecturer, Dr. Dan Ella, have demanded a ransom of N10 million to secure his release.   Dr. Ella of the Department of Theatre and Film Arts was kidnapped in the early hours of Wednesday, June 9, by gunmen who stormed his residence behind Haske Quarters, Lamingo in Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau state.   Dr Lazarus Maigoro, Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of University, ASUU, of the institution, confirmed the latest development to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN.   “This is a sad development; gunmen coming after our members who are just average Nigerians. As I speak, the kidnappers have put a demand for a ransom of N10 million to secure his release,” he said.   The ASUU chairman called on security age...
Gunmen Abduct Wife of Oyo APC Youth Leader
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Gunmen Abduct Wife of Oyo APC Youth Leader

  Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a medical doctor, Mrs Arikeade Oni-Salawu, in Oyo state. Arikeade, the wife of the youth leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo, Areokuta Salawu, was kidnapped at the entrance gate of her residence in Aromolaran area of Ibadan at about 10pm on Sunday, May 23. It was gathered that the medical doctor, who was returning from clinic, had alighted from her workplace ambulance to open the gate when armed men suddenly emerged and kidnapped her right in front of her husband who drove behind her. It was further learnt that the gunmen seized phones of the APC youth leader while they left behind the phone of their victim. Confirming the incident to Nigerian Tribune, Areokuta Salawu’s associate, said; “The APC y...
Abducted UNIJOS Professor and her husband regain their freedom
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Abducted UNIJOS Professor and her husband regain their freedom

Security agents in Plateau state have rescued a professor with the Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Jos, Grace Ayanbimpe and her husband, who were abducted by gunmen who stormed their residence behind Haske Quarters, Lamingo in Jos North Local Government Area of the state in the early hours of Monday, May 17.   The academician and her husband were rescued unhurt.   Confirming their release, the spokesman of Plateau Police Command, Ubah Ogaba, said the couple was rescued by a joint effort of the Police Tactical team Plateau State Command, Hunters, and Vigilantes.
Army Arrests Suspected Boko Haram Terrorists in Kano
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Army Arrests Suspected Boko Haram Terrorists in Kano

Suspected Boko Haram terrorists were on Saturday evening, May 8, arrested by soldiers in Hotoro North in Nassarawa Local Government Area of Kano State. A resident, Malam Muhammed Amadi told Daily Trust that soldiers arrived the newly moved-in house situated at Filin Lazio of the area by 9:15 pm and whisked away some occupants of the apartment. Amadi said the arrest was made without any resistance from the suspects and no single arm was fired during the operation that ended in less than 30 minutes. Another resident told the publication that the residence where the suspects were arrested had been a centre of concern to many residents, adding that it had become a joint for migrants from the north-east especially Borno State. He said; “The flamboyant lifestyle of the people an...
Gunmen kidnap community health officer, nursing mother in Plateau state
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Gunmen kidnap community health officer, nursing mother in Plateau state

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a community health officer, Bitrus Musa Agwon and a nursing mother identified as Pauline Daniel in Jos North local government area of Plateau State.   It was gathered that Agwon, the proprietor of G-Medicals, was abducted in Faraka area of the council by the kidnappers who stormed his residence at 7:00 pm on Tuesday May 4.   "The proprietor who is also a Community Health Officer was in his house when the kidnappers forced themselves in and kidnapped him at a gunpoint, maltreating other members of the family before they finally whisked him away to an unknown destination." a source told Nigerian Tribune.   "Kidnapping is becoming a daily occurrence in this part of the ...
Pornhub CEO’s £11m Mansion Goes up in Flames in Suspected Arson Attack
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Pornhub CEO’s £11m Mansion Goes up in Flames in Suspected Arson Attack

Pornhub CEO Feras Antoon's £11m mansion has gone up in flames in a suspected arson attack. The mansion was under construction and recently put up for sale boasting eight bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, and plans for multiple elevators in Montreal in Quebec, Canada. Police found the 1.4 acre property ablaze after receiving reports of two people spotted trespassing there at 11.30pm on Sunday, April 25. Neighbours were evacuated as more than 80 firefighters tackled the flames in the Ahuntsic-Cartierville neighbourhood, DailyStar reports. No one was hurt but the fire caused "major" damage to the mansion before it was under control by 2.30am. Police spokesman Julien Lévesque told VICE: "Police officers who arrived on site were able to see that the fire began inside the reside...
Gunmen Attack Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho’s Home in Ibadan
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Gunmen Attack Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho’s Home in Ibadan

The Ibadan, Oyo state home of Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho, was attacked by yet-to-be-identified persons on Monday April 26. Olayomi Koiki, media aide to the Yoruba nation agitator made the announcement in a Facebook post. ''“Chief Sunday Igboho’s house came under attack this morning 26th April 2021 around 2am with heavy gun shots.''he wrote In a viral video shared on Facebook, Koiki claimed that the residence of the activist was besieged by men of the Nigeria Army with the aim of arresting the activist. ''There is a situation right now where the Federal Government of Nigeria tried to invade our residence. We are telling the world that the war that the Federal Government is waiting for might start today. The war that the Federal Government think they are expecting from the Y...
NSCDC Operative Shot Dead as Gunmen Invade UNIBEN Bursar’s Residence
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NSCDC Operative Shot Dead as Gunmen Invade UNIBEN Bursar’s Residence

An operative of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Edo State Command, was killed when gunmen suspected to be kidnappers invaded the private residence of Victor Imagbe, the Bursar of University of Benin. Spokesperson of NSCDC in the state, Ogbebor Efosa, who confirmed the incident gave the name of the dead officer as Ugiagbe Alex Osaghae. It was gathered that the kidnappers stormed Imagbe's residence at Ogheghe community in Ikpoba-Okha local government area on Thursday, April 22, at about 2:45 am. The gunmen opened fire on the NSCDC officer as they entered the compound, killing him on the spot but the Bursar managed to escape. The hoodlums were said to have made away with Osaghae' official riffle. The corpse of the officer was said to have been deposit...
Man Arrested for Killing 57-year-old he Suspected of Having an Affair with his Wife in Adamawa
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Man Arrested for Killing 57-year-old he Suspected of Having an Affair with his Wife in Adamawa

A 30-year-old man identified as Johnson Samuel, has been arrested by men of the Adamawa state police command for stabbing a 57-year-old man to death at his residence over suspicion that the victim was having an affair with his wife. The spokesperson of the state police command, Suleiman Nguroje, who confirmed the arrest, said the suspect, a resident of Bandasarga village, Ganye Local Government Area, returned home on Sunday, April 4 around 11pm and met the victim, Yaji Lawal, in his house. He suspected that the man was having an affair with his wife. In anger, he picked up a knife and stabbed the deceased. “There and then, he suspected the victim of coming to have an affair with his wife; all of a sudden, he stabbed him with a knife and left him in a pool of blood'' Nguroje said N...
Husband Impaled Wife on Broomstick and Cuts Off her Lips While She was Still Alive
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Husband Impaled Wife on Broomstick and Cuts Off her Lips While She was Still Alive

A husband impaled his wife on a broomstick and cut off her lips while she was still alive before taking his own life. The murder-suicide happened at the married couple's residence in the municipality of Formosa in the Brazilian state of Goias on Sunday, March 28. Nadia Xavier da Silva, 37, was found dead on her bed after being tortured and mutilated, allegedly by her husband Ramiclid Bruno Alves, 31, according to local sources. Local news site Metropoles said Nadia was still alive and in agony when she was mutilated. The police found she had her lips sliced off with a fishing knife and she had many other injuries across her body including several other body parts that were cut off, although no further details were given other than the f...
Knife-wielding woman arrested after she allegedly stormed Drake’s $100m Toronto home
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Knife-wielding woman arrested after she allegedly stormed Drake’s $100m Toronto home

A Knife-wielding woman was arrested near Canadian rapper Drake's mansion in Toronto after she allegedly “struck a security guard with a pipe.” while he was home. The woman, who has not yet been named, was reportedly confronted by the rapper's security outside of the mansion's gate around 4.50 pm on Tuesday, March 30, the New York Post reported. Toronto Police responded around 5.30 pm with seven police cars and an EMS vehicle, the report said. The woman allegedly struck a private security officer with a metal pipe and the guard's injuries remain unknown, police sources told the outlet. The woman was detained by police before she was able to step foot on Drake's sprawling estate and that he was home at the time of the incident. Toronto police department told The Sun: "A fe...
OAU staff commits suicide, leaves suicide note for his mother, wife and children
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OAU staff commits suicide, leaves suicide note for his mother, wife and children

A staff of the Obafemi Awolowo University in Osun State, Fisayo Oyeniyi, has committed suicide. The Nation reports that Oyeniyi who was one of the armed guards in the institution hung himself in his residence after sending suicide text to his mother, wife and children. In the text message, Oyeniyi informed his loved ones of his desire to end his life. He was said to have left his work place for his house around Kanmi bus stop, at Ifewara road, Ile-Ife to commit suicide. ''The incident happened around noon. I saw people rushing to his apartment to get to see for themselves to be sure of what Mr. Oyeniyi has done to himself. We saw where he hung himself, dangling on the rope inside. He has been buried. This is so sad.”a source said Confirming the incident, the public relation off...
Palm Wine Tapper Hacked to Death by Suspected Motorcycle Snatchers in Edo
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Palm Wine Tapper Hacked to Death by Suspected Motorcycle Snatchers in Edo

A palm wine tapper identified as Osigwe Ayomonekhai, was killed by unknown assailants suspected to be motorcycle snatchers in Jattu community, Uzairue kingdom in Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State. The incident happened in the early hours of Thursday, March 11, when he set out from his residence at Iyuku Road for his usual palm wine tapping business. According to reports, the deceased recently bought a motorcycle to boost his palm wine business and it could be the reason he was killed. While Ayomonekhai was reportedly being attacked by the hoodlums, he was heard screaming "please don't kill me" but they hacked him to death and left with his motorcycle. He is survived by three wives, many children and an aged mother. His remains will ...
Fake Soldier Arrested in Cross River state
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Fake Soldier Arrested in Cross River state

Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Cross River State have arrested a fake soldier in Calabar. The suspect identified as Ogbonnia Paul Chukwudi, 28, from Ebonyi State, was arrested at Igoli, Ogoja and handed over to the 130 Battalion who after preliminary investigation handed the fake officer to the 13 Brigade of the Nigerian Army. Speaking at the 13 Brigade Headquarters on Wednesday, March 10, while handing over the fake soldier to the Police for prosecution, the Brigade Commander, Brigadier General M.A Abdullahi, said the suspect has been impersonating for the past 4 years. Brigadier General Abdullahi, who spoke through Major SN Ikpeme, said several items were recovered from the impersonator. "During the course of investigation, it was re...
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...
Ogun Deputy Speaker Arrested for Breach of Public Peace
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Ogun Deputy Speaker Arrested for Breach of Public Peace

Deputy Speaker for the Ogun State House of Assembly, Oludare Kadiri has been arrested by the police for ''breach of public peace. '' Ogun police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi said Kadiri was arrested on charges of alleged assault during the revalidation exercise of the All Progressives Congress in the state. He was accused of leading hoodlums to the residence of the Secretary to the State Government, Tokunbo Talabi, in Oru-Ijebu, Ijebu North Local Government Area of the state where they attacked him and vandalised his House. They also vandalise the residence of a former State Legislator, Adebiyi Odugbesan. Kadiri who has allegedly accused the SSG and Adegbesan of hoarding the registration materials for the ongoing APC registration and revalidation exercise in the state, is be...
Bauchi State Govt Demolishes House Where arms and Ammunitions were Discovered
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Bauchi State Govt Demolishes House Where arms and Ammunitions were Discovered

The Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed has ordered the demolition of a house where over 1,000 rifles were discovered in a densely populated part of the Bauchi metropolis. The governor, who was represented by his Chief of Staff Dr Ladan Salihu during the exercise on Wednesday, February 17, in Bauchi, said the arms were concealed in a sack along with military and Immigration uniforms in one of the rooms in the house located at Anguwan Mahaukata. Governor Bala Mohammed said arms and ammunitions are supposed to be kept by the army or police in their armory, not in a house in densely populated area. "The ammunitions discovered can wipe out the people living in the area and this is a threat to peace in the state. The people of the area should remain calm as government is d...
Mob Destroys Niger Deputy Governor, Ahmed Mohammed Ketso’s Private Residence
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Mob Destroys Niger Deputy Governor, Ahmed Mohammed Ketso’s Private Residence

Residents of Brighter Road in Minna Niger State were thrown into confusion on Tuesday morning as irate youths who joined traders shopping in the area’s mini-market destroyed the private residence of the Niger State Deputy Governor in Minna, the Niger State capital. The incident, according to a source, happened around 11.00am when the youths and the traders whose shops were demolished by the Urban Development Board unleashed their anger on the deputy governor’s house. A source who craved anonymity told this medium that the marketers alleged that they were not given any quit notice by anybody but only to saw caterpillars demolishing people’s shops without allowing them to pack their goods and valuables that were inside. The source also noted that the traders who demanded justice...
Nigerian Woman who was Childless for 28 years of marriage gives birth to sextuplets six years after she Welcomed a set of Twins
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Nigerian Woman who was Childless for 28 years of marriage gives birth to sextuplets six years after she Welcomed a set of Twins

One Mrs Doris Levi Wilson, from Koluama community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State has delivered a set of sextuplets six years after she gave birth to twins. The twins, a male and a female, arrived after 28 years of childlessness. She gave birth to the sextuplets, four girls and two boys on Tuesday, February 9, 2021. Rhythm 94.7fm Yenagoa presenter, Kos-Ikah Onisoma who shared the news of Facebook, said, Mrs Wilson, a deaconess in Winners' Chapel, Azikoro, while speaking to newsmen at her residence in Yenagoa, thanked God for blessing her with twins and six more children after twenty eight years of waiting for a child. She called on couples waiting on God for such blessing to remain steadfast in faith as God will answer their prayers as he did he...
Female Benue State University Student Shot Dead by Unknown Gunmen
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Female Benue State University Student Shot Dead by Unknown Gunmen

Yet to be identified gunmen have killed a female student of the Benue State University, identified as Jessica Agee. It was gathered that the student was shot dead by the assailants at her Gyado villa residence in Makurdi, the state capital on Monday night, February 15. The deceased's cousin, Phillips Guda, confirmed the report via Facebook on Tuesday morning, February 16. "My little cousin Jessica Agee was shot dead last night at her student house at Gyado villa Makurdi, Benue State. May her soul finds peace in the bosom of the Lord Almighty in Heaven and may God grant us the fortitude to bear the lost. May our Lord Almighty in Heaven also bring the perpetrators to book through Christ our Lord Jesus I pray. Rest in Peace My Sister." he wrote. Meanwhile, friends and classmat...
Trump’s Lawyer Michael Van der Veen’s home Vandalized
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Trump’s Lawyer Michael Van der Veen’s home Vandalized

The home of one of the attorneys defending former US President Donald Trump in his impeachment trial was vandalized with graffiti. Detective Scott Pezick of the West Whiteland Township Police Department in Chester County said the graffiti was reported around 8 p.m. Friday at attorney Michael van der Veen's residence in West Whiteland Township, Pennsylvania, about 30 miles southwest of Philadelphia. Police said vandals spray-painted the word "TRAITOR" in red on his driveway in suburban Philadelphia. Van der Veen spent the week in Washington, D.C., defending Trump at his impeachment trial over the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol building. Trump was acquitted by the Senate on Saturday. Pezick said private security has since been hired by the homeowner to protect the residence...
Yoruba Elders Condemn Burning Of Sarkin Fulani’s Residence
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Yoruba Elders Condemn Burning Of Sarkin Fulani’s Residence

Elders in the South West have condemned Friday’s attack on Sarkin Fulani, in Oyo State, Alhaji Salihu AbdulKadir and his family where houses were burnt down, livestock killed and 11 cars also burnt to ashes. The elders, who stated their opposition to the action attributed it to some criminals led by a secessionist, Sunday Adeyemo, in a statement under the umbrella of Coalition of Oduduwa Elders, said the development was inimical to the unity of the country which they stand for. Expressing shock that such ugly development can happen in Yorubaland which they noted, had been in the forefront of a united Nigeria, the elders tasked security agencies to immediately swing into action with a view to arresting the culprits so they can face the wrath of the country’s law. In the stateme...

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