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One feared dead as gas explosion rocks Obasanjo Presidential Library
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One feared dead as gas explosion rocks Obasanjo Presidential Library

One person has been feared dead, while another has been injured, following a gas explosion which occurred at Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) in Abeokuta, Ogun State. Vanguard reported that it occurred around 11am at the Marque event centre within the Presidential Library when technicians were topping up gas into the air conditioner (AC). It was further learnt that at the moment, security guards at the gate are turning people back. Only the truck of the State Fire Service and some officials were allowed into the premises.
CCT Chairman gets two Weeks to respond to Assault allegation after appearing Before Senate panel
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CCT Chairman gets two Weeks to respond to Assault allegation after appearing Before Senate panel

Danladi Umar, chairman of the Code of Conduct of Tribunal (CCT) has been given two weeks to respond to the assault allegation against him after appearing before the senate committee on ethics, privileges and public petitions. Recall that Umar was caught on video assaulting a security man who has been identified as Clement Sagwak, at a popular plaza in Wuse 2, Abuja. He appeared before the senate panel on Tuesday May 4, following a petition filed by the security guard's counsel, Timzing Ramnap through the senator representing Plateau north, Istifanus Gyang. Appearing before the panel, Umar said he had not been formally served with a summon to appear before the senators. However after he asked for a week to respond to the allegation against him, Ayo Akinyelure, chairman of th...
Justin Bieber Says his Drug Problem Was so bad that Bodyguards Would Check his Pulse as he Slept
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Justin Bieber Says his Drug Problem Was so bad that Bodyguards Would Check his Pulse as he Slept

  Superstar singer, Justin Bieber has opened up about his drug addiction and subsequent transformation to who he is right now. Bieber's first single, "One Time," went platinum in 2009 when he was just just 15 turning him into a global Superstar but he made headlines for breaking the law so many times during his young career. In November 2018, Bieber announced that he had married Hailey Baldwin. Then, in March 2019, he said he was taking time away from music to focus on his mental health. In a new interview with GQ magazine, Bieber, 27, revealed the extent of his drug problem and spoke about the development of his relationship with wife Hailey Baldwin and his journey into Christianity. Bieber revealed that his serious drug habit was so bad to the point that security ...
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...
The Executive will oppress you, Police will dehumanize you and the Judiciary that is supposed to help the people get justice will assault you – Comedian, Mr Macaroni
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The Executive will oppress you, Police will dehumanize you and the Judiciary that is supposed to help the people get justice will assault you – Comedian, Mr Macaroni

Comedian Mr Macaroni has reacted to the video of Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Justice Danladi Umar assaulting a security guard at Banex plaza in Abuja. Macaroni who condemned the CCT Chairman's action which has generated an outcry, also outlined the different ways different arms of the government have been working against the people. He stated that the "Executive will oppress you. Police will brutalize and dehumanize you, while the Judiciary that is supposed to help the people get justice assaults them". The comedian tweeted; The Executive will oppress you. Police will brutalize and dehumanize you. Even the Judiciary that is supposed to help the People get justice will assault you! This Power Corrupts!! Absolute power corrupts, absolutely!!! Freedom won’t come ea...
Update: George Floyd And Minneapolis Police Officer Charged With His Death Both Worked At Same Nightclub In 2019
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Update: George Floyd And Minneapolis Police Officer Charged With His Death Both Worked At Same Nightclub In 2019

Both George Floyd and Derek Chauvin, the police officer who knelt on his neck, worked as security for the same club but may not have known each other, according to a former nightclub owner in Minneapolis. Maya Santamaria, who used to run El Nuevo Rodeo Club, told local news that the two men were in her employment throughout last year. “Chauvin was our off-duty police for almost the entirety of the 17 years that we were open,” said Santamaria. “They were working together at the same time — it’s just that Chauvin worked outside and the security guards were inside.” For the reason that they worked in different quarters at the nightclub, Santamaria believes “if they would have crossed paths, it would probably not have been something they remembered.” In a related development, B...
Security Guards, Chefs and Taxi Drivers Most Likely to Die from Coronavirus, New Study Data Reveals
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Security Guards, Chefs and Taxi Drivers Most Likely to Die from Coronavirus, New Study Data Reveals

A new data published by the UK's Office for National Statistics (ONS),  has shown that security guards, taxi drivers and chefs are at the highest risk of dying from the novel Coronavirus. According to the study, the three occupations had the highest rate of Covid-19 deaths among men, and were significantly higher than doctors and nurses, while care workers, home carers, bus drivers, and retail workers were also among the worst affected occupations with significantly higher death rates than the rest of the population. But surprisingly, the study data showed healthcare workers, including doctors and nurses, did not have a higher Covid-19 death rates than the general population. The ONS figures are based on an analysis of the 2,494 registered Coronavirus deaths among workers aged...
4-year old Girl allegedly Defiled Inside School Premises in Lagos
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4-year old Girl allegedly Defiled Inside School Premises in Lagos

y A 4-year old girl was reportedly defiled inside the premises of a school in Okota area of Lagos. According to Advocates for Children and Vulnerable Persons Network (ACVPN), the minor was allegedly defiled at Spring School located at Mukandasi Street. Recounting how the incident occurred, the mother of the little girl disclosed that her daughter was in a perfect state when she brought her to school and left for work in the morning. However after they returned home after she picked up her child later in the day, she complained of pains in her private part and anus. A quick and medical tests carried out at Mirabel Centre in Ikeja, Lagos confirmed that the 4-year-old girl was defiled. PM Express reported that the case was initially reported at Okota Police Division but was transf...
Gunmen Kidnap 5 Female Students, Teacher, 2 Security Guards in Niger
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Gunmen Kidnap 5 Female Students, Teacher, 2 Security Guards in Niger

Five female students, one teacher and two security guards of Tular Academy, a school in Moruba area  in Mariga Local Government Area of Niger have been kidnapped by unknown gunmen. Confirming the incident, the state Commissioner of Police, Adamu Usman told newsmen that the gunmen arrived the school at about 1:45 a.m. on Monday March 2nd and carried out the attack. According to the commissioner, the command did not get to know about the attack on time due to the bad telephone network in the area. He also blamed the porous nature of the school and poor location as factors that enabled the bandits to strike. He said efforts are been made to rescue the students unhurt. ''We have since deployed Special Technical Squad and Armed Anti-Kidnapping Squad to identify areas with a view to...
Gunmen Abduct Daughter of Former ABU Vice Chancellor
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Gunmen Abduct Daughter of Former ABU Vice Chancellor

Maryam Abdullahi Mustapha, the daughter of former Vice Chancellor of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, has been abducted by gunmen who invaded her father's residence on Friday February 7. The gunmen reportedly stormed the building located at Hayin Malam Jama’a in Sabon Gari LGA at about 11:30pm with sophisticated weapons. The security guard was shot by the men before they abducted the 35-year-old mother of three who was visiting her father from Lagos. They are however yet to contact the former ABU Vice Chancellor's family to make demands for ransom. An eyewitness told The Nation; “In fact we suspected that they must have an informant who must have conducted a survey of the area. “The gunmen invaded the former VC’s residence in a commando s...
Policemen and Others Killed as Robbers Storm Banks in Ondo State
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Policemen and Others Killed as Robbers Storm Banks in Ondo State

Many were killed today after some dare-devil robbers stormed two banks in Ile Oluji town, the headquarters of Ile Oluji/Oke-Igbo Local Government Area of Ondo State on Thursday February 6. Eyewitnesses who confirmed the attack, said the robbers gained entry into the bank with dynamites. Policemen, a bank security guard and customer were shot dead in the attack. Here are some tweets below;
Tyson Fury Fights 8 Security Guards At WWE Smackdown To Confront Wrestler
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Tyson Fury Fights 8 Security Guards At WWE Smackdown To Confront Wrestler

It took more than eight security guards to stop Tyson Fury entering the ring at the WWE SmackDown as he leapt from his seat in the crowd. Fury's antics hinted at a potential future in professional wrestling for the Gypsy King, known and loved for his showmanship, elaboratering entrances and loud dress sense. The drama began as a Braun Strowman light-heartedly squared-up to the six-foot-nine heavyweight, with the 'Gypsy King' playing along with a smile. The mood changed when Strowman was attack from behind by Dolph Ziggler, who the 'The Monster Among Men' sent spinning into Fury. The Mancunian - dressed in a suit with a marble design - fell back into his seat, returning to his feet furious. With Strowman back in the ring, Fury jumped the barrier - yelling as security guar...
Oby Ezekwesili Faults Economy For Beggarly Attitude Of Gatemen, Security Guards
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Oby Ezekwesili Faults Economy For Beggarly Attitude Of Gatemen, Security Guards

Former presidential candidate, Oby Ezekwesili, has blamed the economy for the beggarly attitude of gatemen and security personnel in public places. Mrs Ezekwesili tweeted severally on Saturday lamenting the spate at which security personnel channel energy into accosting incoming and departing guests with the aim of getting tips to supplement their income. “Pretty sure that one is not the only Nigerian extremely alarmed and crying about the dehumanizing effect of the economy on some of our people. When mobbed by gatemen, security personnel and their other colleagues whose Good Morning is Give Me Money , I feel very sad for us all. “The rate at which this culture of begging by gatemen and security personnel has become the ‘creative supplement’ to their income is a proxy for what...
Guards kill Ghanaian employer and his daughter in Ondo over 3-month unpaid salary
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Guards kill Ghanaian employer and his daughter in Ondo over 3-month unpaid salary

Two security guards identified as Ayuba Idris and Taisu Abubakar have been arrested over the murder of their employer, Kwakye Kwaku Richard, 71, and his daughter Kwakye Tope, 27, in Akure, Ondo State. However, the state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Undie Adie, said the suspected killers were employed as guards by the deceased. Idris, 20, was arrested in Kano State on May 16, 2019 and the handset and suits of the deceased were recovered from him. Detectives also tracked down the other suspect, Abubakar, in Sokoto State and one of the deceased’s laptop computers and some clothes were recovered from him. The suspect thereafter led detectives to a building at Ojomo Akintan Estate, Olu Foam area along Ilesha-Owo expressway, Akure, where the decomposed bodies of Richard and Tope were fou...
APC Chieftain In Edo State Buys Two Lions As Security Guards
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APC Chieftain In Edo State Buys Two Lions As Security Guards

APC Chieftain in Edo State, Tony Kabaka has bought himself two lions which will serve as security guards in his house. Tony Kabaka who is well dreaded man, allegedly became a billionaire by being an Agbero task collector. The former Chairman of Akugbe Ventures and member of the All Progressives Congress in Edo State, on sharing the video, advised people to stay clear off his house and equally added he bought the wild animals for security reason. The newly acquired big cats by the APC Chieftain are coming on the hills of a report from faraway Czech Republic about a man who got mauled by his pet lion. The man identified as Michal Prasek, 33, was mauled right inside the cage of the 9-year old lion. He also had a lioness which he acquired last year.  
Man Imprisoned for 10 Years For Defiling Disabled Girl
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Man Imprisoned for 10 Years For Defiling Disabled Girl

A man identified as Dickson Kamwendo, has been jailed for 10 years for defiling a 10-year-old disabled girl in Malawi. The 28-year-old convict was hired in 2017 to be transporting the girl to and from school Kanengo, and was caught defiling the standard two learner in one of the unfinished buildings. He was arrested on January 31 2019 and according to Police deputy spokesperson, Salomy Zgambo Chibwana, police prosecutor Madalitso Jere asked for stiff punishment. “The parents trusted him with their child but he took advantage of her disability and defiled her,” Chibwana said. The man who defiled the 10-year-old disabled girl, reportedly pleaded with the court for mercy as he is a bread winner for his family. However it was learnt that First Grade Magistrate Cecilia Onsewa, said the...
Teenager Arrested Stealing Female Pant In Anambra
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Teenager Arrested Stealing Female Pant In Anambra

A teenager identified as, Chinonye Okorie has been arrested by the police for a stealing female pant for ritual purposes in Anambra state. The spokesman for the Command SP Haruna Mohammed, said in Awka that the suspect, was apprehended on January, 11, at about 6:48am by Police detectives attached to Central Police Station (CPS). The 19-year-old suspect from Ogbaku in Mbaitolu LGA of Imo State allegedly stole a female pant washed and spread on a rope at No. 21 Umuna Street Odoakpu, Onitsha in Anambra State with intent to sale for it to yet to be identified persons at the rate of Eighty thousand Naira (#80,000) for alleged ritual purpose. The pant was recovered from the suspect as exhibit and effort is being intensified to apprehend other fleeing accomplices in order to bring them t...
Why I Abducted My Boss’ Son – Security Guard Makes Confessions
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Why I Abducted My Boss’ Son – Security Guard Makes Confessions

Two kidnappers identified as Yushe’u Bala and Sale Bala, who abducted a 10-year-old boy at Dutsen-Kura community in Minna, Niger State, have been apprehended by the Niger State Police Command. According to PUNCH Metro, the suspects were nabbed by police operatives attached to GRA Division in Minna, after abducting Afdal Hadi, of the same address. They reportedly demanded N150,000 ransom for his release. It was gathered that one of the suspects, Bala, was a security guard at the house of his victim, and connived with his accomplice who was also a security guard in the area to kidnap the minor to raise money to enhance their standard of living. While speaking to a correspondent, he said that they kidnapped the boy in order to make money to improve their lives, stressing that they ...
Man Captures Baltimore Hospital Dumping Patient At Bus Stop
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Man Captures Baltimore Hospital Dumping Patient At Bus Stop

A man walking past a Baltimore hospital witnessed the hospital's security guards wheel a patient to a bus stop, and in the freezing temperatures and left her there. The only thing she had on was a hospital gown. "It's about 30 degrees out here right now,"Imamu Baraka says in a recording of the encounter. "Are you OK, ma'am? Do you need me to call the police?""Come on and sit down," Baraka repeatedly says to the patient in the recording. "I'm going to call and get you some help." It's called "patient dumping" and it doesn't just happen in Baltimore. In 2007, "60 Minutes" investigated the practice of removing homeless patients from Los Angeles hospitals and leaving them downtown.Often the patients are not insured or have other financial issues, but it's unclear if that was the case in ...
Update: Police Obtains Footage Of Bilyaminu Bello’s Last Moment, Arrests Security Guards
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Update: Police Obtains Footage Of Bilyaminu Bello’s Last Moment, Arrests Security Guards

The CCTV footage showing the last moments of Bilyaminu Bello, late son of a former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chairman, has been obtained by the Federal Capital Territory Police Command. Bello was allegedly stabbed to death by his wife, Maryam Sanda over allegations of infidelity after she read a text message on his phone. The politician’s son was said to have been rejected by two hospitals before he was finally pronounced dead. An police source confirmed recovery of the CCTV footage to Punch. He said, “We have been able to obtain the footage and it shows the suspect and three private security guards conveying him (Bilyaminu) into a vehicle from where he was rushed to a hospital.” The guards have also been arrested by the police. Meanwhile, Police have arrested Maryam Sanda over...
Taliban Kill Afghan Security Guards
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Taliban Kill Afghan Security Guards

At least eight people have been killed after Taliban gunmen opened fire on Afghan security guards in the country's northern Parwan province. According to Wahida Shahkar, the spokeswoman for the Parwan governor, the late Monday night shooting also left two other guards wounded.The guards were attacked while they were on their way to work at Bagram airfield, the main US military base in Afghanistan, she added. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed responsibility for the shooting in a statement sent to the media. The fighters have stepped up their attacks against Afghan security forces, and an affiliate of the ISIL group has been trying to expand its footprint in the country by launching large-scale attacks across Afghanistan. Meanwhile, one person was killed and six were w...
11 Teachers Demoted To Security Guards In Cross River
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11 Teachers Demoted To Security Guards In Cross River

Cross River State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), on Tuesday demoted eleven primary school teachers in Biase Local Government Area of the State to security personnel, for failure to present the requisite qualification to work as class teachers before the board. The demotion, which was announced by the board’s chairman, Dr. Steven Odey, was sequel to the ongoing teachers verification and promotion exercise in the state by SUBEB. While addressing the affected teachers, Odey said “ You have no business being in the teaching profession without the requisite qualification; you cannot give what you do not have. If you want to become a teacher, do the right thing by going to school to read and qualify for the job. “Your services will henceforth be needed in the area of tackling ...
Breaking: Gambian President Elect, Adama Barrow Is Dead
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Breaking: Gambian President Elect, Adama Barrow Is Dead

Gambia’s president-elect Adama Barrow who vowed to take office on January 19 despite the refusal of outgoing President Yahya Jammeh to give up power has been killed by unknown assailants. The assailants overpowered the security guards of Mr. Barrow, leaving two of the guards dead and other six injured from gunshots. President Yahya Jammeh, the ‘prime suspect’ has denied any involvement in the incident. The assassination of Mr. Barrow comes few days after he referred to the country’s constitution that a court action taken by Jammeh cannot prevent the winner of the poll from assuming office as mandated by the constitution. He was responding to Jammeh, who said Saturday that a decision of the Economic Community of West African States to send troops to ensure a peaceful transition ...

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