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Suspected car bomb found near Rome’s Stadio Olimpico ahead of Italy’s Euro 2020
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Suspected car bomb found near Rome’s Stadio Olimpico ahead of Italy’s Euro 2020

There were doubts over Wednesday night’s Euro 2020 clash between Italy and Switzerland after a suspected bomb was discovered near Rome’s Stadio Olimpico, just before kick-off.   Italian security forces were called to the scene after a passerby spotted a suspicious item inside a parked car while headed for the Euro 2020 match.   The suspected bomb was found near the Piazza Mancini area of the capital, just a few kilometres away from the stadium at around 5.40pm, reported Corriere dello Sport.   Suspected car bomb found near Rome?s Stadio Olimpico ahead of Italy?s Euro 2020 (Photo)   The road surrounding the car was blocked by security officials to allow the bomb squad to carry out operations to diffuse the explosive.   According to repo...
Breaking: Security Operatives Take Over Lagos Protest Ground
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Breaking: Security Operatives Take Over Lagos Protest Ground

Security operatives on Saturday surrounded the Gani Fawehinmi Park in Ojota, Lagos, where Nigerian youths had planned to stage the June 12 protest. It was gathered that three Hilux Vehicles and two armoured tanks were spotted at the scene. A further report had it that security operatives hindered three people from accessing the park. At the scene of the protest was an armoured tank and five Hilux Vehicles patrolled the area. The Lagos State Police Command had earlier stated it is unaware of any planned protests by any group/groups on June 12 Democracy Day. It promised residents of the state of safety during the June 12 celebrations. The spokesman of the command, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said this in a statement on Friday. The Commissioner of Police in Lagos, Hakeem Odumosu...
Mum mauled to death by pack of pit bulls while visiting friends’ home
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Mum mauled to death by pack of pit bulls while visiting friends’ home

  A mum has been mauled to death by three pit bulls while visiting a home in Australia. Amanda Carmichael, 41, was brutally attacked by three cross-breed terriers as she met friends in Maryborough, Queensland, at about 9am on Tuesday, June 8. Fraser Coast mayor George Seymour said the dogs have been put down after officers seized them from a shed at the property and found them to be unregistered. Emergency services arrived at the home to find Ms Carmichael suffering critical injuries to her neck, chest and arm. They battled to save her life but she died at the scene while others present kept the dogs confined. Maryborough Acting Inspector Wade Lee said initial inquiries suggest that the death was "a very tragic accident". "There's no criminality involved; ...
Woman Pronounced Dead at Beach in Essex
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Woman Pronounced Dead at Beach in Essex

A woman was found dead at Chalkwell beach in Essex. Police were called to the beach around 10.15am this morning, June 7, after people spotted the woman struggling in the water. The Southend-on-Sea Coastguard, police, and paramedic teams were dispatched to Chalkwell beach immediately. Unfortunately, the woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Essex Police confirmed in a statement: "We arrived and sadly found a woman had died. We will issue a further update when we can." Pictures show several police cars parked up by the beach, with dozens of people on the sand. An air ambulance was also spotted circling overhead. A Coastguard spokesperson added: "A 999 call was received at 10.10am today [June 7] following an incident at Chalkwell Beach. "The Southend Coastgu...
Gunmen kill son of Kwara community leader
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Gunmen kill son of Kwara community leader

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Kwara State has confirmed the killing of the son of Reke community leader (Magaji), Alhaji Abdullahi Jimoh. It was gathered that the gang of the armed men invaded the Reke community at about 2 am on Monday, May 31, and headed straight to the house of the Magaji, Alhaji Abdullahi Jimoh, where they opened fire on his eldest son whose name was given as Abiodun. The Reke community is located on Eyenkorin/Afon road in Asa local government area of the state. Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the NSCDC in the state command, Babawale Afolabi, who confirmed the incident said that the corpse of the deceased had been taken to the General Hospital by the Police in Afon division for autopsy “Today 31st May 2021 at about 0600hrs in...
Four Notorious Landgrabbers Arrested in Ogun
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Four Notorious Landgrabbers Arrested in Ogun

Four suspected notorious land grabbers have been arrested by men of the Ogun state police command while unleashing violence on the people of Babaode-Onibuku community in Ado odo Ota local government area of Ogun state. A statement released by DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesperson of the state police command, says the suspects, Najimu Ojumola 42yrs, Monday Olaleye 25yrs, Kehinde Martins 34yrs and Felix John 27yrs were arrested, following a distress call received by the policemen at Onipanu divisional headquarters, that Babaode-onibuku village was under siege by group of land grabbers, who invaded the village with dangerous weapons, and held resdents of the community hostage. Oyeyemi said; ''Upon the distress call, the Dpo Onipanu division, CSP Bamidele Job, quickly mobilized his men...
15-year-old Girl on the Run after allegedly Killing her 18-year-old Brother Over N765
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15-year-old Girl on the Run after allegedly Killing her 18-year-old Brother Over N765

  Kenya's Directorate of Criminal Investigations has launched a manhunt for a 15-year-old juvenile who allegedly stabbed her 18-year-old brother Anthony Nganga to death with a kitchen knife. DCI detectives based at Githunguri took up the case after the juvenile's uncle, John Wangendo filed a report at Kibichoi Police Station. Wangendo alleged that the juvenile killed her brother after they disagreed on how to spend ksh200 their mother had given them to buy food. The agency's statement read; “The uncle recounted to our officers how a bitter confrontation ensued between the two after the 15-year-old girl demanded to be given the money to make her hair, instead of buying food. But when her elder brother would hear non of it, she picked a kitchen knife and stabbed him leavin...
Marcus Rashford Refuses to Rule Out Exit from Manchester United
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Marcus Rashford Refuses to Rule Out Exit from Manchester United

  Homegrown Manchester United star,  Marcus Rashford has refused to rule out making a move away from the club, noting that he admires Real Madrid and Barcelona. Rashford, 23, is a product of the famed academy system at Old Trafford and has taken in 270 appearances for his home-town club since bursting onto the scene as a promising teenager. Though he is tied to a contract through to 2023 he says the option of playing abroad in the future is something that appeals to him and he wouldn't mind if the right offer comes. Quizzed on whether he can see himself playing in another country, Rashford told The Guardian: "I would never say no." Asked to identify his ideal club, the England international added: "Other than United? I’m a big fan of Real Madrid and Barcelona, be...
Former Senate President, Dr Chuba Okadigbo’s son, Pharaoh Okadigbo, dies in accident after his car ran under a trailer.
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Former Senate President, Dr Chuba Okadigbo’s son, Pharaoh Okadigbo, dies in accident after his car ran under a trailer.

Pharaoh Okadigbo, the first son of former President of the Senate, Dr Chuba Okadigbo, has died in an accident. The accident occurred on Saturday, May 22, in Abuja. This comes three years after tragedy befell the family when Obiajulu Jideofor Okadigbo, one of Dr Chuba Okadigbo's sons, died in the United States of America from a cold-related ailment. He died on May 29 at the age of 30. President Muhammadu Buhari, whose running mate in the 2003 presidential election was Dr Chuba Okadigbo, has condoled with the Okadigbo family over the death of their son, Pharaoh Okadigbo. The president's condolence message was contained in a statement issued by his spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Sunday May 23. Buhari said, "It is very sad to lose such a promising young man,...
Bride Marries Wedding Guest after Groom Goes Missing
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Bride Marries Wedding Guest after Groom Goes Missing

A bride had to marry a wedding guest after her groom suddenly disappeared from the ceremony in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. The Tribune reported that the incident took place on Monday, May 16,  in the town of Maharajpur, in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. According to the news outlet, the couple had just completed their jaimala, or exchange of garlands, when the groom went missing. At the time, their families were getting ready for the main ceremony. After a search by the bride’s family, they concluded that the groom did not just disappear, but intentionally fled the scene. Following several deliberations, the bride then tied the knot with one of the baraatis, a member of the marriage party from the groom’s side whose family also agreed to marrying him off to the w...
Man found hanged beside a police station in Okota
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Man found hanged beside a police station in Okota

A man was found hanged in front of a shop beside a police station in Okota. The topless man was found on Saturday Morning, May 15. Prior to his death, the man, said to be a bike rider, was reportedly seen in the area the night before, at about 10pm. A witness said police arrived at the scene at about 8:00am today after the man was found hanged, but left without moving the corpse. Residents and shop owners in the area are asking that the corpse of the man be removed soon. Locals who saw the man's corpse are said to have expressed suspicion that there might be foul play involved in his death. Below are screenshots of messages sent to LIB. See video of police arriving at the scene.
Terrified Man left Dangling 330ft above ground as Glass Bridge Shatters
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Terrified Man left Dangling 330ft above ground as Glass Bridge Shatters

A glass bridge shattered while a man was walking on it and he had to hold on to the side of the bridge for his life. The walkway located in the Piyan Mountain in the city of Longjing, China, was blown to pieces in howling 90 mile per hour winds. The glass beneath the male tourist's feet immediately gave way and he nearly fell. The structure was built with glass panels stretching across the length of the walkway, giving pedestrians a heart-stopping view of the scenes below. However, the glass panels flew off the bridge in high winds while the man was halfway across the crossing. It took emergency services to rescue him from the spot where he was hanging 330ft above ground. The Straits Times reports: "Under the joint rescue efforts of firefighters, police, and f...
Sanwo-Olu hosts Ikorodu Bois, says ”we are proud of you”
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Sanwo-Olu hosts Ikorodu Bois, says ”we are proud of you”

Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has finally hosted and recognized the Ikorodu Bois.   The group tagged ‘Ikorodu Bois have garnered worldwide recognition for their talent in remaking creative videos of top music videos and movies. The online comedy group had creatively mimicked scenes from Hollywood movies which was recently showcases on billboards in Times Square, New York and on Netflix. Sanwo-Olu, hosting the group commended them for putting Lagos on the global map with their creativity. “Today, I welcomed generational filmmaking talent @IkoroduB, whose creativity has put them and Ikorodu on the global map of international platforms like Netflix, earned them a nomination at the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards and put their faces on billboards in Times Squar...
Amotekun and OPC Members Arrest 6 Bandits in Oyo Forest with 183 Cows, Weapons, Cash
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Amotekun and OPC Members Arrest 6 Bandits in Oyo Forest with 183 Cows, Weapons, Cash

Operatives of the Oyo State Security Network Agency popularly called Amotekun Corps in collaboration with Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) and Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN) have arrested six bandits at the Kajola Local Government Area of Oyo state. A statement released by the commander of the Amotekun in the state, Col. Olayinka, said the operation was carried out while on their joint routine patrol in the early hours of today April 29. "They tried to escape from the scene but were given hot pursuit by the operatives as they tried to evade arrest. We are still on the trail of others who managed to escape from the scene." He gave the names of those arrested as Awali Atine, Ibrahim Abu, Shuaib Balau, Ibrahim Musa, Abdullah Masika and Umar Aliu Masika. He said all the six s...
Prince Charles and Camilla’s ‘Secret son’ set to Prove his Identity in Brave next Move
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Prince Charles and Camilla’s ‘Secret son’ set to Prove his Identity in Brave next Move

An Australian man who insists he is the secret son of Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, will take the fight to prove his identity, it has been claimed. Simon Dorante-Day was adopted into a family who had ties to the Queen and lived in Portsmouth, England, when he was a child. The 55-year-old told 7News his late grandmother, who used to work for the Queen, told him "outright" that he was Prince Charles and Camilla's biological son "many times." He claims to have been given evidence that shows Camilla became close with Charles in 1965 when the pair were teenagers. Camilla then allegedly disappeared from Britain's social scene for 9 months while Charles was sent to Australia. Dorante-Day is now preparing to take the fight for his identity to the Australia...
Bandits Kill Young man Five Days to his Wedding in Kaduna
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Bandits Kill Young man Five Days to his Wedding in Kaduna

Armed bandits have killed a young man identified as Francis Jonathan Ayuba, five days to his wedding in Kaduna state. The deceased was set to tie the knot with his his fiancée on Saturday, April 17, 2021. Francis was killed when bandits attacked Wawan Rafi II village, in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State in the early hours of Monday, April 12. The State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who confirmed the attack, said three other persons persons including a toddler, Florence Dennis, Joshua Dauda and his 7-year-old son Philip Dauda, were also killed in the attack. He also disclosed that seven houses, one car and one motorcycle were burnt in the attack. "Security patrols mobilized to the area, repelled the assailants, w...
FRSC Returns N716,800 Recovered at Accident Scene to Family of Deceased
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FRSC Returns N716,800 Recovered at Accident Scene to Family of Deceased

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has returned N716, 800 found at an accident scene in Anambra State, to the family of the deceased passenger. The Unit Commander in Oraifite, Mr Bamidele Ayanwale, who handed over the sum on Tuesday, April 6, said that the cash was recovered when the FRSC officers were on a rescue mission after the accident. Ayanwale said that the accident which involved a Nissan bus with registration number LSH-517YG and a truck with registration number GGU-83XA, happened on March 22, at Ozubulu in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State. The FRSC boss said seven persons: three males and four females were involved in the crash, adding that the driver and a passenger, Mrs Oparaocha in the bus later died. He said that the money belonging to late Mr...
Nigerian Man and his two Young Children Die in Car Crash in South Africa
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Nigerian Man and his two Young Children Die in Car Crash in South Africa

A Nigerian man identified as Ifeanyi Mbah and his two children were killed in a fatal car accident in South Africa. His wife, Nomabandla Mbah, 33, was the only survivor in the accident that occurred in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape on Monday night, March 22. It was gathered that the family had been travelling along the N2, near Bluewater Bay, when their car veered off the road and hit a barrier. Ifeanyi, 42, and their two sons, Uchenna, 6, and Chinedu, one, died at the scene. Nomabandla was taken to a clinic in Motherwell, where she received treatment for a knee injury. Police spokesperson Captain Andre Beetge, who confirmed the incident, said it appeared that the husband had been driving the vehicle when the accident occurred, but it was not known yet what had caused hi...
Toddler and 5 Others Kidnapped in Taraba
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Toddler and 5 Others Kidnapped in Taraba

The Taraba state police command has confirmed the abduction of six persons travelling from Wukari to Takum Local Government Area of the state. The state police spokesperson, Leha Reform said the incident occurred in the early hours of Tuesday March 9 at Chanchanji, a suburb of Takum local government area. He said the bandits who mounted a roadblock abducted travellers which include two females, three males and a toddler. Reform also disclosed that a combined security operatives were dispatched to the scene and have launched an investigation to bring those behind the act to justice.
Ex-convict shook hands with three men in Queens before shooting fourth dead, prosecutors say
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Ex-convict shook hands with three men in Queens before shooting fourth dead, prosecutors say

A former prisoner greeted three men in Queens, New York with handshakes before fatally shooting the man standing next to them, prosecutors said. Kevin “Cuzzo” Edwards was charged Monday, March 1, in connection with the Feb. 8, 2020, slaying of Dontae Hambrick, 34, a Bronx father of three. Edwards drove around 12:15 p.m. in a Volkswagen SUV to Northern Blvd. and 101st St. in North Corona, where Hambrick was standing and holding an electric scooter next to three men, according  to prosecutors. Edwards, wearing all black, reportedly got out and shook hands with the three men before allegedly opening fire on the victim with a pistol. Prosecutors released a surveillance photo of the shooter with his gun drawn and Hambrick crouched next to his scooter which led to his arrest. Edwa...
Thief Falls From Ceiling During Operation
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Thief Falls From Ceiling During Operation

A dramatic scene was recorded in the mining town of Gwanda, Zimbabwe on Tuesday morning, February 23, when a suspected serial thief fell from the ceiling of a shopping complex during an operation. The suspect reportedly gained access to the shopping complex  at Emabhizeni along 4th Avenue through one of the shops' windows before using the ceiling to enter other shops to steal various goods. A supermarket employee told The Chronicle that he saw the thief in the act and when chased after him, he panicked and fell from the ceiling. The employee said;   I was just arriving for work when I heard sounds at the back. I made a follow up as it was still quiet with most people not having reported to work yet. I saw the thief trying to jump from the ceiling. I managed to clim...
Three Shot on a Music Video Set for Rappers Roddy Ricch and 42 Dugg
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Three Shot on a Music Video Set for Rappers Roddy Ricch and 42 Dugg

Three people were reportedly shot in Atlanta during the filming of a music video for the rappers Roddy Ricch and 42 Dugg on Sunday, February 21st. Police responded to a shooting on Wells Street in southwest Atlanta at about 4 p.m. When they got there, they found a man, Peter Cook, 39, grazed by a round of gunfire and was treated at the scene by emergency paramedics. Two other people, Antoine Blake, 25, and Vernon Moulder, 29, were shot during the same incident and took themselves to Grady Memorial Hospital in order to treat gunshot wounds. Witnesses told WSB-TV there were a lot of gunshots shots that quickly scattered about 50 people on the set. “Everyone started running, trying to get out. Or take cover, lot of places to take cover in there,” Teresa Lakes said. ...
Armed Bandits Attack Vehicle in Niger State, Kidnap 18 Passengers including Groomsmen
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Armed Bandits Attack Vehicle in Niger State, Kidnap 18 Passengers including Groomsmen

Armed bandits have kidnapped eighteen passengers of the Niger State Transport Authority (NSTA) The attack occurred along Zungeru- Tegina road at Yakila village in Rafi Local Government Area of the state around 3pm on Sunday. February 14. The passengers including some groomsmen, were heading to Minna, the state capital from Kotangora when the bandits attacked. The Director-General of the Niger State Emergency Management Agency, Mallam Ibrahim Inga, who confirmed the incident to Daily Trust, said they visited the scene and met a woman and her child, who were left by the bandits. "The only thing I can tell you now is we have rescued the woman and her baby and she is in the vehicle with us and we are on our way to Minna. She told us that the bandits blocked the way and ...
DPO Reportedly Shoots Amotekun Operative for Arresting Fulani Herdsmen in Oyo
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DPO Reportedly Shoots Amotekun Operative for Arresting Fulani Herdsmen in Oyo

Ayodeji Adepoju said to be the Divisional Police Officer at Igbon Police Station in the Surulere Local Government Area of Oyo State, has been accused of shooting and injuring an operative of the Oyo State Security Network Agency known as Amotekun on Friday February 12. The incident occurred after an aggrieved farmer filed a complaint with Amotekun operatives over the destruction of crops by cows brought to his farm in Gambari by Fulani herdsmen. However after some herdsmen reported the arrest to the DPO, he ordered the arrest of two operatives of the Amotekun Corps identified as Jenyo and Olatunji Mayowa for arresting the herdsmen, while insisting that Amotekun was not set up to arrest herdsmen but to go after armed robbers. After the Unit Commander of Amotekun in the area, Ar...
At Least 9 Shops Burnt in Kwara Fire
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At Least 9 Shops Burnt in Kwara Fire

No fewer than nine shops were burnt down on Tuesday morning, Feb 9, at the popular Bode-Saadun Market in Moro council area of Kwara State. The fire which started around 1.45am on Tuesday destroyed other valuables and property, it was gathered. The cause of the fire has not been disclosed. Confirming the incident, spokesperson of the Kwara state Fire Service, Hasssn Adekunle, said the brigade received a distress call from one Mr. Musbaudeen at about 1.45am on Feb 9, "summoning the State Fire Service to the incident."   He added: "Quick response from the brigade in putting out the fire the inferno averted monumental disaster that would have affected the community. Out of 50 shops in the market vicinity, only nine shops were affected due to the systematic approac...
Gunmen Kill APC Chairman in Benue
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Gunmen Kill APC Chairman in Benue

Unknown gunmen have killed the chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) ward chairman of Gboko south, Tersoo Ahu today Sunday, February 7. Ahu and other APC ward excos were said to be engaged in the training of party officials for membership registration and revalidation exercise when gunmen stormed the venue with clubs, cutlass as well as iron and manhandled him. Confirming the incident, the publicity secretary of the APC, Benue chapter, James Orgunga, said the ward chairman who sustained serious injuries during the attack died later at a public hospital in Gboko. It is alleged that the attack is unconnected with the crisis within the party ahead of the 2023 general elections. Also confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Kate Anene,...
7-year-old Girl Snatched From her Mother in Broad Daylight as Police Hunt for a Male Suspect
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7-year-old Girl Snatched From her Mother in Broad Daylight as Police Hunt for a Male Suspect

Police have launched a manhunt for a man who snatched a seven-year-old girl from her mother in South London. The girl was reportedly grabbed by an unknown man in Mary Datchelor Close, Camberwell, south London at about 5pm on last October. He later released her, uninjured, and made off on foot. The Met Police has now released an image of a man they want to quiz over the possible attempted abduction or anyone who knows his name and has further information. The Metropolitan Police said: 'At around 17:00hrs on Thursday 22 October 2020, a seven-year-old girl was grabbed by an unknown man in Mary Datchelor Close, Camberwell. 'He dropped her a short time later and left the scene on foot. The girl was not injured and the man made off on foot. 'If you think you know the identity ...
Container Falls and Crushes Car Parked within the Premises of a School in Lagos
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Container Falls and Crushes Car Parked within the Premises of a School in Lagos

A container laden truck fell on a private car parked inside the premises of a private school at Anthony Village loop, in Lagos at about 12pm today February 3. Speaking on the incident, the Director-General, Lagos State  Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Dr Femi Oke-Osamyintolu, said; “The agency has activated its response plan to a fallen container which landed on a Toyota Corolla car with registration AKD 172 FK. The truck with registration AYE 628 ZQ fell over while descending the Anthony Oke loop inward Ikorodu Road. Fortunately, the car was unoccupied so there are no casualties. Operation ongoing with Agency officials, LASTMA and the Nigerian police on the scene of the school premises. Motorists were advised to avoid the axis due to congestion.''
16-year-old Girl Commits Suicide after She was Accused of Stealing her Mother’s 3 new Underwear
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16-year-old Girl Commits Suicide after She was Accused of Stealing her Mother’s 3 new Underwear

A 16-year-old grade 10 pupil of Lunga Day Secondary School in Mwinilunga district of Northwestern Province, Zambia, has committed suicide after being accused of stealing three new underwear belonging to her mother. Agness Katenga is said to have sneaked out of the house around 8pm on Saturday, January 30, after she was beaten by her mother, Lucy Kayombo for the alleged theft and hanged herself on a mango tree. A statement issued by the Police in Northwestern Province, said Agness was angered by the accusation. Police added that they visited the scene and suspected no foul play. Meanwhile, speaking to a local media in Mwinilunga on Monday afternoon, a family source claimed that the pants were later discovered in the mother's suitcase. According to the source, the deceased's ...
Oil Tanker Explodes in Lagos
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Oil Tanker Explodes in Lagos

A tanker explosion has occurred on both lanes around Toyota bus-stop inwards Mile 2, along Oshodi-Apapa expressway. The tanker was fully loaded with fuel at the time it exploded. Fire service arrived at the scene to put out the fire. Giving an update on Twitter moments later, the Federal Fire Service said, "Update:The tanker fire situation at Toyota Bus stop, along Oshodi Apapa Expressway, Lagos State has been brought under control."  
Nigerians react to new music video of singer, Flavour carrying a butt nak*d lady
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Nigerians react to new music video of singer, Flavour carrying a butt nak*d lady

Nigerians are reacting to a scene from the new music video of singer, Flavour.   In the music video, the singer carried a butt naked lady on his shoulders. Nigerians are having a field day reacting to the video.     See reactions and watch the video below.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Lindaikejiblog (@lindaikejiblogofficial)
Tanker goes up in flames on Magboro Bridge outward Lagos-Ibadan Expressway (video)
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Tanker goes up in flames on Magboro Bridge outward Lagos-Ibadan Expressway (video)

A fuel tanker caught fire on the Magboro Bridge outward the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.   The incident happened early Wednesday, Dec 2, and caused gridlock at the location.       According to reports, the fuel being conveyed by the tanker had spilled to the other side of the expressway, leading inward to Lagos.   Firefighters have arrived at the scene of the fire outbreak.   Commuters have been advised to take alternate routes or cancel their trips.  
Man charged with murdering rapper 21 Savage’s brother, Terrell Davis
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Man charged with murdering rapper 21 Savage’s brother, Terrell Davis

A man has been charged with murdering US rapper 21 Savage's half-brother in south London.   Terrell Davis, who performed as TM1way, was stabbed to death in Ramilles Close in Brixton Hill, south London on November 22.   Davis was reportedly taking some shopping to his grandmother when he got into an argument with an old friend, who suddenly lunged forward and stabbed him, a family source said.   He was found suffering from a stab wound just before 6pm last night. Police attended but he was pronounced dead at the scene.   Terrell Davis and 21 Savage - who was born in Plaistow, East London before emigrating to the US as a child - have the same father, Kevin Emmons.   Scotland Yard said Tyrece Fuller, 21, was charged on Saturday with the f...
European Union releases statement on the shooting of unarmed End SARS protesters in Nigeria
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European Union releases statement on the shooting of unarmed End SARS protesters in Nigeria

Josep Borrell, the High Representative/Vice-President of the European Union, has released a statement regarding the shooting of unarmed protesters at the Lekki toll gate.   On the evening of October 20, 2020, security operatives opened fire on unarmed End SARS protesters who were singing the National Anthem at the Lekki toll gate. The shooting came moments after the security cameras were removed from the toll gate and the toll gate lights were put off.   Though the governor of Lagos State says there were no fatalities, live videos from the scene and eyewitnesses account say otherwise.   Reacting to what is now being tagged the ''Lekki toll gate massacre,''  the European Union released a statement on its official website.   The statement is tagged...
Aba Town Hall set on fire by an angry mob in spite of a curfew (videos)
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Aba Town Hall set on fire by an angry mob in spite of a curfew (videos)

There are reports of the Aba Town Hall being set on fire by an angry mob in spite of the curfew imposed in the city by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu yesterday October 20.   Some of those at the scene were heard shouting "it is happening, enough is enough" as the Town Hall burnt. Watch the video below;   View this post on Instagram   Aba Town Hall has been set on fire by a mob. Some of those present at the scene were heard saying “it is happening, enough is enough”. . . This is coming amid a curfew imposed in the city by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu A post shared by Lindaikejiblog (@lindaikejiblogofficial) on Oct 21, 2020 at 8:30am PDT
Trailer falls on car at Cele busstop
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Trailer falls on car at Cele busstop

A trailer fell on a car at Cele bus stop on Friday, September 11. Fortunately, no life was lost, according to an eye witness.   Photos from the scene show that the trailer crushed the car but the front of the car was spared, making it possible for the driver to escape alive.   A crowd gathered shortly after the accident.   Below are photos from the scene.  
Why does Ansu Fati play for Spain? Eligibility rules explained
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Why does Ansu Fati play for Spain? Eligibility rules explained

Ansu Fati burst onto the scene for Barcelona as a teenage prodigy, and has now been called up to the Spain squad - playing with flying colours Ansu Fati has emerged as a starring talent for both Barcelona and Spain at just 17 years of age, and naturally, word has already spread about how he could eventually succeed the talismanic Lionel Messi at Camp Nou. After breaking through to the Barcelona first team at just 16, he has already caught attention at international level with Spain. But how come the winger is eligible to don the colours of La Roja? Goal takes a look.
Henderson: Liverpool can be a lot better, individuals will get stronger
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Henderson: Liverpool can be a lot better, individuals will get stronger

The Reds skipper has lifted Champions League, Club World Cup and Premier League trophies, but he says there is more to come from those at Anfield Jordan Henderson is a Champions League, Club World Cup and Premier League title winner at Liverpool, but the Reds captain says Jurgen Klopp’s side “can be a lot better”. It is difficult to see how the Merseyside outfit could take their game to even greater heights. They were a dominant force on a domestic scene in 2019-20, with a first English top-flight crown in 30 years secured in record-setting style.
Suspect in Killing of Serge Aurier’s Brother Hands Himself in to Police
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Suspect in Killing of Serge Aurier’s Brother Hands Himself in to Police

A suspect in the murder case of Serge Aurier's brother has handed himself in to French police. The Tottenham star's brother, Christopher Aurier was shot dead on Monday morning July 13, in an alleged "love dispute" and a man turned himself into cops on Tuesday evening. The suspect who cannot be named because of French privacy laws is being held after admitting to murdering the 26-year-old, according to French outlet L'Equipe. Local newspaper La Depeche claims that the incident may have arisen because of a "love dispute". Christopher was shot in the abdomen outside a nightclub in Toulouse on the Boulevard de Thibaud in the French city before the killer fled the scene. He was then pronounced dead at Toulouse University hospital. The Ivorian who was also a footballer pla...
5 dead, 2 Injured in Enugu Road Accident – FRSC
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5 dead, 2 Injured in Enugu Road Accident – FRSC

At least 5 people lost their lives and 2 were seriously injured in a fatal accident on the Nsukka-Obollo road in Enugu State. The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Sector Commander in the state, Mr Ogbonnaya Kalu said the accident occurred on Friday, July 10, at Kpokpo junction, by Micho Link Filling Station. He said there were two injured people at the scene and FRSC officials took them to the hospital. He added that the accident was caused by wrong overtaking by a green Toyota Sienna. He said the wrong overtaking led to a head on collision with a truck loaded with fertiliser. All 5 occupants of the Toyota Sienna died. The driver of the truck and his conductor were the two injured people who were taken to the hospital.
Lagos Police Command Release Official Statement on the Murder-suicide Incident that Happened in Lekki
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Lagos Police Command Release Official Statement on the Murder-suicide Incident that Happened in Lekki

The Lagos state police command has released an official statement on the murder-suicide incident that happened in the state on Sunday, June 21. LIB had earlier shared the sad story. Spokesperson of the state police command, Bala Elkana, in the statement released, said the state Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered a thorough investigation into the matter. Read the press statement below   On 21/06/2020 at about 1600hrs, Ilasan Police Station received an information that, a couple identified as, Olamide Alli 'f' 25 years old and Chris Ndukwe 'm' 39 years old were found dead in the man's residence at road 5, House 16a, Victory Point Estate, Ilasan. A team of homicide detectives was deployed to the scene and the crime scene was preserved for forensic analysis....
One Dead and at Least 11 Injured in Minneapolis Shooting
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One Dead and at Least 11 Injured in Minneapolis Shooting

One man has died and another 11 have been injured during a shooting in the US city of Minneapolis. George Floyd's death at the hands of White Police officers has sparked a move to overhaul the Minneapolis Police Department, prompting backlash from the police and Republicans who question how citizens will be protected from violent crime without the police. Acording to Police "individuals on foot" started shooting about 12:30am local time and later fled the scene, and not less than 11 people suffered gunshot wounds during the incident that took place on the 2900 block of Hennepin Ave. South. The cause of the shootings and the perpetrators are still unknown as of 4:00am local time according to a police statement. The area where the incident occured is about 5 kilometres west of the M...
30-year old Mother Shoots Dead her 4 Children, Kills Herself
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30-year old Mother Shoots Dead her 4 Children, Kills Herself

A mother who appeared to be suffering from mental illness, has shot her 4 children, including an infant, and a neighbor dead, Police in Louisiana said. Monroe Police Chief Reggie Brown confirmed the six deaths that occurred Thursday night and identified 30-year-old Brittany Tucker as the shooter in the quintuple murder-suicide. Brown told news outlets on Friday that Tucker suffered from mental health issues and appeared to be going through a crisis. She had been seen waving a gun at the Parkwood Apartments in the days before the shootings. Anteshia Logwood, 20, was shot and killed at the apartment complex shortly before 8pm on Thursday. Brown said Logwood had dismissed an irrational remark that Tucker had made. Tucker asked Logwood, ‘What are you laughing at?’ before fatall...
Two men arrested for filming a teenage girl while raping her in Anambra
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Two men arrested for filming a teenage girl while raping her in Anambra

The police in Anambra state have arrested two men for allegedly filming a 12-year old girl while one of them raped her in Ozubulu, Ekwusigo Local Government Area of the State. The spokesperson of the state police command, Haruna Mohammed, who disclosed this in a statement released on Friday June 19, said one of the suspects, Sunday Akanigbo (30) reportedly raped the victim, while his accomplice, Ikemefuna Muoma (28), was said to be filming the dastardly act. Haruna said both men have confessed to the crime and would be charged to court soon. “On the 18/6/2020 at about 1:45pm, Police operatives attached to Ozubulu Division arrested one Sunday Akanigbo ‘m’ aged 30 years of Amakwa Ozubulu in Ekwusigo LGA of Anambra State. Suspect had in the month of April this year allegedly d...
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UK PM, Boris Johnson Involved in a Car Crash Outside Parliament

UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson was involved in a car crash just outside the Parliament on Wednesday afternoon. The Prime Minister had just left the gates of the Palace of Westminster and onto Parliament Square in Westminster when a protester ran out into the road and leaped in front of his £54,000 Jaguar car. The driver applied a sudden break, forcing the security vehicle following behind to hit the Prime Minister’s vehicle. This left a visible dent on the back of the Prime Minister's Jaguar. Downing Street has confirmed the Prime Minister was in the car at the time of the incident. Johnson was unscathed as the vehicles drove off. Photographs from the scene of the accident showed a man being tackled to the ground and detained by several police officers. Shortly...
25-year-old man arrested for Raping and Murdering his Brother’s Wife in Zamfara
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25-year-old man arrested for Raping and Murdering his Brother’s Wife in Zamfara

The police in Zamfara state have arrested a 25-year-old man, Aminu Bala, who allegedly raped and murdered his elder brother’s wife, Hauwau Iliyasu. The state police command spokesperson, SP Mohammed Shehu, who confirmed his arrest to newsmen, said the suspect who is a native of Maradun Local Government Area in the state, confessed to raping the woman and then killed her. “On June 15, 2020, a report was received by the police that a housewife, Hauwau Iliyasu, 25, a resident of the Damba area, was raped and killed. The police, upon the receipt of the information, rushed to the scene and met a woman lying in a pool of her own blood. The whole body was butchered with a machete and she was evacuated to the Yariman Bakura Specialist Hospital, Gusau, where she was confirmed dead.”...
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Autopsy Report Reveals Rayshard Brooks was Shot Twice in the Back, lists death as homicide

Rayshard Brooks, the black man shot by a white Atlanta police in the parking lot of a Wendy's restaurant on Friday night, suffered organ damage and blood loss from two gunshot wounds, the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office says. "His cause of death: gunshot wounds of the back," an investigator for the medical examiner said in a statement after an autopsy was conducted on Sunday. He also hinted that Brooks' death is now being investigated as a homicide by prosecutors. Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard said in the statement: “Today, members of my staff had the unfortunate duty of witnessing the autopsy of Mr. Brooks as part of our continued investigation. “Because this is a homicide investigation, there are several technical requirements that must be met before we...
Fire Outbreak Destroys Twenty Shops and Five Houses in Akure
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Fire Outbreak Destroys Twenty Shops and Five Houses in Akure

Some residents and traders in the Obanla area of Akure, the Ondo state capital are currently counting their losses following a fire outbreak in the area last night June 14. Five houses and twenty shops were destroyed in the inferno. The cause of the fire outbreak is yet unknown. See more photos and video from the scene of the incident below.  
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Lady Nabbed while trying to Deposit N200k Worth of fFake Currency at a POS Facility in Benin

An unidentified Nigerian lady has been nabbed while trying to deposit N200k worth of fake currency at a POS facility in Benin, Edo state capital. When confronted by those who turned up at the scene as she pleaded for mercy, the lady admitted that what she did is a criminal offence. She also disclosed that she was introduced to the criminal act by a man she met on Facebook.
Christopher Columbus Statue in Boston to be Removed after it was Beheaded Overnight
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Christopher Columbus Statue in Boston to be Removed after it was Beheaded Overnight

The Christopher Columbus statue in Boston’s North End will be removed after it was beheaded overnight. The statue in Christopher Columbus Park on Atlantic Avenue was surrounded by crime scene tape early Wednesday morning as the head lay on the ground next to the base.   Mayor Marty Walsh said the statue will be removed and put in storage and there will now be conversations about whether it will ever go back up. Columbus was one of the first Europeans in the New World, credited by many for discovering America. However, critics say his trip began the trans-Atlantic slave trade. Columbus is also criticized for his violent treatment and killing of Native Americans, who see him as a racist. There has been a push across the country to get rid of the Columbus Day h...

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