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Man allegedly Runs his Friend Over with a Car to avoid Paying 30k debt
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Man allegedly Runs his Friend Over with a Car to avoid Paying 30k debt

A young man has been accused of running his friend over with a car to avoid paying a debt of 30,000 Naira. Essien Akpoiko James, the son of Late Rev. OJ Essien of 32, Gibbs street, Uyo, allegedly ran Ephraim Edet Okon George over with a Lexus car on May 12, in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state. According to eyewitnesses who took to social media to call out the suspect, the victim was immediately rushed to Life Care hospital and the suspect was said to have sped off to the nearest police patrol team and complained that he was attacked by kidnappers. The police, according to report, was said to have followed him back to Gibbs street where he had knocked down his friend and fired several gun shots which scared the gathering crowd. Akpaniko was also allegedly escorted by the armed men t...
Fiancée of UK Millionaire who was Shot Dead by his Ex-lover Claims his Business rival ordered the Shooting and Fears she’s ‘next’
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Fiancée of UK Millionaire who was Shot Dead by his Ex-lover Claims his Business rival ordered the Shooting and Fears she’s ‘next’

The fiancée of a British millionaire shot dead by his ex-girlfriend has come out to claim that a business rival ordered his killing and fears she may be the next target. Maria Korotaeva, 27, said husband-to-be, Andrew Bush, had received death threats in the weeks leading up to his murder. She alleged a business rival of her husband to be who was into jewelleries could have ordered the killing. The businessman's former lover, Mayka Kukucova, 31, waited in his bed at his Spanish villa before fatally shooting him three times in 2014. She escaped to her home country, Slovakia but was caught and then jailed for 15 years in May 2016 which was later reduced to 13 years' imprisonment. But Maria, who was set to wed the businessman before his death, now claims she thinks K...
Man Shoots Six including Girlfriend Before turning Gun on himself
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Man Shoots Six including Girlfriend Before turning Gun on himself

Seven people, including the gunman, are dead following a shooting at a birthday party in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on Sunday, May 9. The Colorado Springs Police Department said they received reports of the incident at 12:18am on Sunday and officers arrived at the scene to find six dead adults inside the property. A seventh adult victim was rushed to hospital, but sadly died of their injuries following the shoot out which took place within a mobile home community. It is believed the suspect was the boyfriend of one of the female victims. He reportedly arrived at the residence, walked into the property, and started shooting, before going on to take his own life. Children were also present at the scene but were uninjured. The children have since been taken to t...
Girl in 6th Grade Opens Fires on Classmates at Idaho Middle School Injuring 3
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Girl in 6th Grade Opens Fires on Classmates at Idaho Middle School Injuring 3

A female middle school student opened fire on classmates at an Idaho middle school on Thursday, injuring a custodian and two other students before being disarmed by a teacher and taken into custody. The shooting happened at Rigby Middle School in Jefferson County just after 9 a.m on May 6th. The student, a sixth-grader, pulled the gun out of a backpack before she opened fire, authorities said. "During the shooting, a teacher disarmed the student and detained her until law enforcement took her into custody," Jefferson County Sheriff Steve Anderson said during a news conference. "She did take the handgun from the student." "She fired multiple rounds inside of the school and out," Anderson said at a news conference. "We don't have a lot of details of why. That is being...
Firing of Atlanta officer ‘Garrett Rolfe’ who shot Rayshard Brooks reversed
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Firing of Atlanta officer ‘Garrett Rolfe’ who shot Rayshard Brooks reversed

The firing of the former Atlanta police officer who’s charged with murder in the shooting death of Rayshard Brooks was reversed after a review panel found the city failed to follow its own procedures for disciplinary actions. Garrett Rolfe was fired last June, a day after he shot the Black man in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant. The Atlanta Civil Service Board on Wednesday released its decision on Rolfe’s appeal of his firing. “Due to the City’s failure to comply with several provisions of the Code and the information received during witnesses’ testimony, the Board concludes the Appellant was not afforded his right to due process,” the board said in its decision. “Therefore, the Board grants the Appeal of Garrett Rolfe and revokes his dismissal as an employee of the APD...
Jennifer Lopez and ex-Ben Affleck have been “Spending Time together” after her Split from Alex Rodriguez
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Jennifer Lopez and ex-Ben Affleck have been “Spending Time together” after her Split from Alex Rodriguez

Jennifer Lopez has sparked relationship rumours with her ex- Ben Affleck after her split from Alex Rodriguez. The exes have been reportedly spending time together in Los Angeles, a source told ET, adding that they "are friends and have a cordial, good relationship." "They obviously have a romantic history, but at this point, they only have a friendship," the source says. "They both admire each other professionally, respect one another and feel comfortable with each other." Additionally, a second source tells ET: "Jennifer and Ben have seen each other a few times since her breakup with Alex. Jen and Ben have remained friends over the years and the two are still just that - friends." Page Six reported the actor has been spotted multiple times visiting Lopez and getting droppe...
Gunmen Raze Federal High Court Abakaliki
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Gunmen Raze Federal High Court Abakaliki

The Federal High Court complex in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, has been attacked by yet-to-be-identified gunmen. The assailants stormed the court complex in the early hours of Tuesday April 27, shooting sporadically before setting the library and security sections of the building on fire. The building is located along the Enugu/Abakaliki Highway opposite the state People’s Democratic Party (PDP) State office. No death was recorded but two of the three security guards on duty were said to have sustained minor injuries. The South-East has been experiencing violent attacks by gunmen in recent times.
Boko Haram Invades Gwoza in Borno state
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Boko Haram Invades Gwoza in Borno state

Boko Haram insurgents are currently attacking residents in Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno state. The extremist group stormed the community on Monday evening, April 26, shooting sporadically as residents fled into the mountains for safety. Security agencies are currently exchanging fire in an attempt to repel the attack. Gwoza is the home town of Senator Representing Borno South, Ali Ndume who is also the Chairman senate committee on the army. Senator Ndume confirmed the attack to Vanguard. He told the publication that a "group of armed insurgents are currently attacking my home town Gwoza".
“Seeing my Sister’s Lifeless Body all over the Media Breaks my Heart” – Grief-stricken Sister of Greenfield University Student Killed by Bandits Mourns
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“Seeing my Sister’s Lifeless Body all over the Media Breaks my Heart” – Grief-stricken Sister of Greenfield University Student Killed by Bandits Mourns

Sim Yohanna The sister of Dorathy Yohanna, one of the three Greenfield University, Kaduna students killed by bandits, has been thrown into mourning. Dorathy, two other students, Sadiq Yusuf Sanga and Precious Nwakacha, were killed by armed bandits few days after their abduction. It would be recalled that the bandits broke into the private university located along the Kaduna-Abuka Highway in Chikun Local Government Area on Tuesday night, April 20, shooting sporadically before whisking an unspecified number of students away. The abductors later contacted their parents to demand a collective ransom of N800 million. The remains of the three students were found at Kwanar Bature village, a location close to the university on Friday, April 22. Taking to Twitter on Saturday, Sim...
Bandits Kill Three Abducted Students of Kaduna Varsity
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Bandits Kill Three Abducted Students of Kaduna Varsity

Three of the students kidnapped from Greenfield University in Kaduna State have been killed by their abductors. LIB reported that armed bandits broke into the private university located along the Kaduna-Abuka Highway in Chikun Local Government Area on Tuesday night, April 20, shooting sporadically before whisking unspecified number of students away. The abductors later contacted their parents to demand a collective ransom of N800 million. Read Here In a statement on Friday, April 22, Kaduna State Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan said the remains of the three students were found at Kwanar Bature village, a location close to the university. "In an act of mindless evil and sheer wickedness, the armed bandits who kidnapped students of Greenfield Un...
Woman Ambushed and Shot dead her ex-girlfriend on NYC Street
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Woman Ambushed and Shot dead her ex-girlfriend on NYC Street

A woman was seen in a chilling video killing her ex-girlfriend on a Brooklyn, New York street. Nichelle Thomas, 52, was shot in the head just before 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, outside a bodega at Fourth Avenue and St. Marks Place in Park Slope. The shooting was captured on surveillance video. it shows a woman wearing all black running up behind the victim. The woman then pulls a gun and shoots the victim point-blank in the head before fleeing. Thomas is seen falling to the ground. She was pronounced dead at a hospital The suspect, Latisha Bell, accompanied by her criminal defense attorney, turned herself in at the 78th Precinct police station hours later. Police say the women used to be in a relationship. It isn't clear when they broke up. The fatal shooting was the ...
30 persons killed as bandits attack four villages in Zamfara
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30 persons killed as bandits attack four villages in Zamfara

No fewer than 30 persons have been killed by suspected armed bandits during a series of attacks in four villages located in two Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state on Tuesday, April 20.   The villages attacked by bandits include Gobirawa, Rini, Gora, and Madoti Dankule in Bakura and Maradun LGAs in the state. The bandits who came on motorcycles in a large number, stormed the villages and began to fire sporadic gunshots.   Confirming the attack, Aminu Suleiman who is the Sole Administrator of Bakura LGA, said the first attack led to the killings of about more than 20 people and the reprisal (by the Yan-Sakai – local vigilante) that led to the killing of about 10 people as well. He said one of the victims and a resident of Gobirawa, who spoke in Hausa, narrated h...
Actress Beverly Afaglo Narrates how she Lost a Movie Role Because she Decided to Breastfeed her Child
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Actress Beverly Afaglo Narrates how she Lost a Movie Role Because she Decided to Breastfeed her Child

Ghanaian actress, Beverly Afaglo has narrated how she lost a movie role because she decided to breastfeed her child. In the interview with Naa Ashorkor, Beverly recounted getting numerous calls from her mother to come home and take care of her child while on set of a television series. This was after the production had delayed in shooting its last scene. She recalled her mother complaining about the baby not wanting to sleep even after they had given her all the milk. Beverly said she had no option than to go home and breastfeed her baby. A week after, the actress said she received a call from a colleague who told her that her role had been taken because she told the producer that she was going to breastfeed her baby. Watch the video below;
Dillish Mathews Makes Her Big Comeback
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Dillish Mathews Makes Her Big Comeback

Media personality Dillish Mathews has blown her own cover by revealing what she has been working on. The influencer has decided to give her fans what they wanted by making a return to the small screens. The massive project she is working on is a web series that she is currently shooting in Nigeria. Dillish will be playing in an upcoming second season of Nigerian's most talked-about show Assistants Madams. She revealed the wonderful news on her Instagram stories, and revealed that she auditioned for this gig in January. The first season of the show featured Sophie Alakija, Osas Ighodaro, and Tana Egbo-Adelana. The trio gave viewers a sneak peek at their glamourous lifestyles maintained by men. Joining the second season is our very own Tebogo Thobejane who has been on everyon...
Indianapolis FedEx gunman was former employee
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Indianapolis FedEx gunman was former employee

The gunman who killed eight people at a FedEx facility in the US city of Indianapolis was a former employee, the company says. Police named the suspect as 19-year-old Brandon Hole, who last worked at the company in 2020. He began shooting "randomly" almost immediately after exiting his car, according to police. Seven people were also injured and the gunman apparently killed himself before police arrived, officials say. This is the latest incident in a recent increase in mass shootings across the US. The victims in Thursday's shootings have not yet been named. A statement from FedEx chairman and CEO Frederick Smith described the incident as a "senseless act of violence". "First and foremost, I want to express my deepest sympathies to the families, friends, and co-workers of tho...
Update: At least eight dead and 60 injured in mass shooting at FedEx warehouse
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Update: At least eight dead and 60 injured in mass shooting at FedEx warehouse

The death toll from the FedEx warehouse shooting has been placed at 8. Authorities say eight people have been killed, not including the shooter, while 60 people have been injured, including 20 with gunshot wounds. The gunman went on a rampage at a Fedex facility on Thursday night, April 15, before turning his weapon on himself. Police were called to reports of an active shooting at a FedEx facility near Indianapolis airport last night at around 11pm local time. Live video from local media at the scene showed crime scene tape in the car park outside the facility, which employs more than 4,500 people. Family members of FedEx workers have been waiting in a local hotel for information about their loved ones. An unnamed witness who was working at the facility told NBC ...
On Twitter, the Chicago Teachers Union called Toledo “one of ours.”  “Adam Toledo was loved,” the statement read. “He was one of ours, and we are keeping his memory and his Gary Elementary School family in our hearts, along with his mother, family and the people of Little Village. We wish them healing and comfort right now. Love your children. Love your communities. Love yourselves.”  On Thursday, Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown offered his condolences to the Toledo family during a virtual department board meeting.
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On Twitter, the Chicago Teachers Union called Toledo “one of ours.” “Adam Toledo was loved,” the statement read. “He was one of ours, and we are keeping his memory and his Gary Elementary School family in our hearts, along with his mother, family and the people of Little Village. We wish them healing and comfort right now. Love your children. Love your communities. Love yourselves.” On Thursday, Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown offered his condolences to the Toledo family during a virtual department board meeting.

Reaction has been swift following the release of body cam footage that shows a 13-year-old boy with his hands raised less than a second before a Chicago police officer fatally shot him last month in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side. Video footage of the shooting, released Thursday by the Civilian Office of Police Accountability, shows a CPD officer shooting Adam Toledo once in the chest around 2:30 a.m. on March 29 in the alley of the 2300 block of South Spaulding. Adam was shot after he and another man, 21-year-old Ruben Roman, ran away from police. Officers initially responded to the area following a report of gunfire. Adam Toledo’s family lawyer Adeena J. Weiss-Ortiz says the video “speaks for itself.” “Adam, during his last wind of life, did not have a ...
At least 8 people killed in shooting at Indianapolis FedEx facility
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At least 8 people killed in shooting at Indianapolis FedEx facility

At least eight people were killed after a gunman opened fire at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis late Thursday before also killing himself, police said. Multiple other people were transported to hospital with injuries, police said. The shooting was reported at the FedEx facility shortly after 11 p.m. and officers arrived to an active shooter incident, police spokeswoman Officer Genae Cook told reporters. She said the gunman killed himself at the scene. A search found eight people deceased with injuries consistent with gunshot wounds, she added. That number does not include the gunman. Cook said it was too early to tell if the shooter was an employee of the facility, and that an active investigation was underway. A motive was also unclear. "This is a tragedy," Cook said. ...
Update: White Minnesota Police Officer who Shot and Killed Daunte Wright, has Resigned
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Update: White Minnesota Police Officer who Shot and Killed Daunte Wright, has Resigned

Kim Potter, the white Minnesota police officer who shot and killed Daunte Wright on Sunday April 11, has resigned from the Police Department, her union said in a statement on Tuesday, April 13. The city’s police chief, Tim Gannon, also announced that he was also resigning. In a letter that Ms. Potter sent to city officials on Tuesday, she said she was resigning immediately, the union said. “I have loved every minute of being a police officer and serving this community to the best of my ability, but I believe it is in the best interest of the community, the department, and my fellow officers if I resign immediately,” she wrote. Ms. Potter, 48, had been an officer with the Brooklyn Center Police Department for 26 years. She was first licensed as a police officer in Minnes...
Body camera video shows moment a female police officer shot and killed Daunte Wright, 20-year-old black man in Minnesota
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Body camera video shows moment a female police officer shot and killed Daunte Wright, 20-year-old black man in Minnesota

A police body camera captured the moment a female police officer shot and killed a 20-year-old black man during a weekend traffic stop near Minneapolis. Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, was fatally shot by officer Kim Potter on Sunday afternoon, April 11 during a traffic stop in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center. During a Monday afternoon press conference, Brooklyn Center’s police chief Tim Gannon gave law enforcement’s side of the story before releasing the video of the fatal shooting. Gannon said three officers stopped Wright and a passenger in a car with expired license-plate tags on Sunday night. After running Wright’s identification, officers found an outstanding warrant for an unspecified gross misdemeanor. One officer removed Wright from the car to...
President Biden Calls for Peace and Calm after a 20-year-old Black Man was Killed by Police in Minnesota
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President Biden Calls for Peace and Calm after a 20-year-old Black Man was Killed by Police in Minnesota

President Joe Biden has called for "peace and calm" in the wake of fatal police shooting of Daunte Wright in Minnesota, saying his death does not justify violence or looting. Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, was fatally shot by female police on Sunday afternoon, pril 11, during a traffic stop in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center. An officer's body camera footage released on Monday indicated that Wright got out of his car, but then got back in. It's not clear why, but Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon told reporters it appeared from the video that Wright was trying to leave the scene. Gannon also said that the video appeared to show an officer had shouted "Taser!" but fired her handgun accidentally, killing Daunte Wright. According to Wright's mother, who had ...
Horrific School Shooting in Tennessee Leaves ‘Multiple victims’
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Horrific School Shooting in Tennessee Leaves ‘Multiple victims’

A suspect has been detained after a shooting at Austin-East Magnet High School in Knoxville, Tennessee. A police statement confirmed that the shooting in Knoxville left one male victim dead and a police officer injured. The statement added that a possible suspect had been taken in for questioning. The officer, who has not yet been named, is expected to survive after being shot at least one time at Austin-East Magnet High School. Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon confirmed that she spoke to the officer, and that he is expected to be OK, but will need to undergo surgery. Kidcannon said that the officer was in "good spirits." The Knoxville Police Department confirmed that "officers responded to Austin-East Magnet High School on the report of a male subject who was possibl...
Bandits reportedly kill Eight in Katsina Communities
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Bandits reportedly kill Eight in Katsina Communities

Armed bandits have reportedly killed eight persons in two communities in Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State. It was gathered that bandits attacked Sabon Bilbis community on Friday morning, April 9 and killed four youths. PUNCH reported that bandits also stormed Yar Marafa Village, in Yar Malami ward on Saturday night, April 10, and started shooting sporadically, killing four persons. It was learnt that the gunmen stormed the village when residents were about to retire to bed in the night. Residents gave the names of the victims as Alhaji Lawal Damfuge, Samaila Namoali, Musdafa Senior and Ado Lafate. Although details surrounding the attack in Bilbis community were still sketchy, two residents, Umar Lawal and Alh Murtala Ibrahim posted photos of the four yo...
Gunmen Abduct Catholic Priest in Imo
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Gunmen Abduct Catholic Priest in Imo

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a Catholic priest, Rev. Prof. Izu Marcell Onyeocha, in Imo State. It was gathered that that the priest was abducted around 7:00 am on Sunday, April 11, at Ihube Community in Okigwe Local Government Area of Imo State, along Enugu -Port Harcourt Express Road The cleric is said to be a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Humanities at the Imo State University and a native of Avuru Community in Ikeduru Local Government Area. He was said to have been travelling back to Owerri from Enugu when the incident happened. According to an eyewitness, the priest was driving when the gunmen forced him to stop by shooting sporadically into the air The eyewitness said that the villagers heard sporadic gunshots and later confirmed the identity ...
South Carolina shooter identified as Ex-NFL Player Phillip Adams
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South Carolina shooter identified as Ex-NFL Player Phillip Adams

The gunman who killed five people including a prominent doctor in South Carolina, has been identified as former NFL player Phillip Adams. 32-year-old Adams played for the San Francisco 49ers, Oakland Raiders, New England Patriots, Seattle Seahawks and New York Jets in a five year career that began in 2010. He was drafted in the seventh round in 2010 by the 49ers.  He also suffered multiple injuries in the NFL, including concussions and a broken left ankle. It was learnt that after after the shooting, Adams was found by police in a home near the shooting site. After police surrounded the home, Adams is believed to have killed himself, law enforcement sources said. The York County coroner’s office said Dr. Robert Lesslie, 70, and his wife, Barbara Lesslie, 69, were pronounce...
Mob Beats Man to Death after he Shot Three Men at Betting Shop in Imo, Killing two
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Mob Beats Man to Death after he Shot Three Men at Betting Shop in Imo, Killing two

Three persons have been confirmed dead following an incident at a betting shop at Aba branch satellite market in Ehime Mbano LGA in Imo state on Friday, April 2. According to a statement released by the spokesperson of the state police, SP Orlando Ikeokwu, one Chidubem Mbamara walked into a betting shop, played his bet worth six hundred Naira (N600), but unfortunately wasn't with enough money to pay.   ''He paid one hundred and fifty Naira (N150) and deposited his phone, went home to get some money. On his return, he paid four hundred and Naira, making it a total of five hundred and fifty Naira (N550), and promised to pay the balance of Fifty Naira(N50) on a later date. This led to serious altercation between  him and one Henry Obi (manager of the bet shop). Sequel to th...
Nigerian Beauty Queen/PhD Student, 24, Shot Dead in US
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Nigerian Beauty Queen/PhD Student, 24, Shot Dead in US

A former Nigerian beauty queen and doctorate student has been shot dead while sitting in her car in front of her family's home in Philadelphia. Najeebat Sule, 24, who was known to her loved ones as Najee, was killed as she was texting a friend in her Toyota shortly before 6pm on March 12, just steps away from her residence in the 8800 block of Frankford Avenue. At the moment, police have not found a motive and have made no arrests,  leaving Najeebat's family and friends searching for answers. They have also gone into hiding for fear of their own lives. "I can’t think of anything that would make anyone want to kill her," Najeebat's close friend Habibat Magaji, told the Philadelphia Inquirer. Magaji was among the last people to have seen Najeebat alive before she was shot...
“Reduce The Expectations If You Love Me” – Erica Begs Fans
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“Reduce The Expectations If You Love Me” – Erica Begs Fans

Former Bbnaija housemate, Erica Nlewedim , has asked her fans to reduce their expectations from her if they genuinely love her. According to her, fans must learn to be in the shoes of celebrities as life can be very hard for them because they are trying to please their fans. She made this known in a post sighted on her Twitter page. She wrote ; “If you love me, put yourself in my shoes. Reduce the expectations, life can be really hard sometimes”. It is unclear why Erica shared this tweet but it seems her fans are expecting too much from her which she thinks she cannot fulfil. Meanwhile, Erica has begun her acting career again after the BBnaija reality show ended. She has been featured in movies with some top-notch actors and actresses in the movie industry like Linda Osi...
‘Bad Girls Club’ Cast Member Deshayla Harris Killed in in Virginia Beach Shootings
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‘Bad Girls Club’ Cast Member Deshayla Harris Killed in in Virginia Beach Shootings

Bad Girls Club’ cast member, Deshayla Harris has been confirmed as one of the victims killed in Virginia Beach Shootings over the weekend. Deshayla, 29, of Norfolk, who appeared on season 17 of the reality TV show "Bad Girls Club," died in one of the three separate shootings that occurred in the Virginia Beach resort area on Friday, March 26. According to a press release from the Virginia Beach police department, Harris was a bystander at the second shooting incident, which occurred along 19th Street. She is reported to have died at the scene. A second victim was identified as Donovon Lynch, 25, of Virginia Beach. She was killed in the third shooting of the night during a confrontation with an uniformed Virginia Beach police officer, according to WAVY. Eight other people we...
Nigerian Cinema will Soon be Turned to YouTube – Actress Yvonne Jegede Knocks her Colleagues over Rush in Movie Production
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Nigerian Cinema will Soon be Turned to YouTube – Actress Yvonne Jegede Knocks her Colleagues over Rush in Movie Production

Actress Yvonne Jegede has taken a swipe at her colleagues in the Nigeran movie industry over  the rush in movie production. In a tweet she shared, Yvonne Jegede expressed fear of Nigerian cinemas being turned into YouTube with the rush. She tweeted; Today they are on set shooting, and next minute they have a cinema date, next tomorrow the movie don enter cinema. Them go soon turn Nigerian cinema to YouTube.
Bandits Kill Traditional Ruler and Two Others in Fresh Attack on Sokoto Community
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Bandits Kill Traditional Ruler and Two Others in Fresh Attack on Sokoto Community

Suspected armed bandits have attacked Tunga community in Illela Local Government Area of Sokoto State, killing the village head and two others. According to reports, the armed bandits stormed the village on Wednesday evening March 24, shooting sporadically into the air.  The village head was reportedly shot dead after he refused to follow the bandits who wanted to kidnap him. The attack comes few days after gunmen attacked Amarawa community, also in Illela LGA, killing at least 10 persons. Sokoto, like many other states across the North, has witnessed sporadic attacks by bandits and kidnappers that have claimed the lives of many.
Update: Colorado Grocery Store Shooter Identified as 21-year-old Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa as he’s Charged with 10 Counts of First-degree Murder
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Update: Colorado Grocery Store Shooter Identified as 21-year-old Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa as he’s Charged with 10 Counts of First-degree Murder

The suspect in the King Soopers shooting in Boulder, Colorado, has been identified as 21-year-old Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa of Arvada. He has been charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder, Boulder Police Chief Maris Harold said at a press conference on Tuesday, March 23. The 21-year-old stormed the supermarket at about 14:30 local time began firing at shoppers. He also got involved in a gunfight with police and fired multiple rounds at them through at least 3:21 p.m. local time. Alissa, who was shot in the leg, was in stable condition at an area hospital and was expected to be released later on Tuesday, officials said. Police did not provide a motive but did identify the names of the 10 victims of the shooting, who range in age from 20 to 65 (Denny Strong, 20,  Nev...
One Police Officer Dies after Gunmen Attacked Police Station in Imo
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One Police Officer Dies after Gunmen Attacked Police Station in Imo

One police officer has been confirmed dead after hoodlums attacked the Divisional Police Head quarters,  Isiala Mbano, in Imo state on Saturday, March 20 at about 6.30pm. The hoodlums stormed the station in their numbers and started shooting sporadically into the air. Operatives of the Division however successfully repelled them. After the encounter, it was discovered that the hoodlums destroyed some doors and windows. Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Ikeowku Orlando, said no arm(s) was taken away but that an Inspector who was on duty at the time of the attack, gave up the ghost while receiving treatment as a result of injuries sustained during the melee. During an on-the-spot assessment of the station, the state Commissione...
Man arrested for shooting his tenant in Ogun
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Man arrested for shooting his tenant in Ogun

A 35 year old man, Obinna Kalu, was on March 16 arrested by men of Ogun state police command for shooting his co-tenant Adijat Balogun with a gun at her right rib. Kalu's arrest followed a report made at Sabo/Ilupeju divisional headquarters by one Olayiwola Kareem, who reported that while the victim was sleeping in her room at about 12 noon on the 14th of March 2021, Obinna Kalu a co-tenant who has always been at loggerhead with the victim sneaked into her room and shot her on the right rib. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, reads in part ''Upon the report, the DPO Sabo/Ilupeju division SP Mustapha Opawoye quickly led his men to the scene where the victim was quickly rescued to state hospital Ijaye and was later referred to F...
Update: Atlanta Spa Shooter, Robert Aaron Long formally charged with 8 counts of murder
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Update: Atlanta Spa Shooter, Robert Aaron Long formally charged with 8 counts of murder

Robert Aaron Long, the white man accused of fatally shooting eight people in several Atlanta-area spas has been officially charged with eight counts of murder. According to NBC News, the 21-year-old is also facing an aggravated assault charge over the shooting spree which began on Tuesday, March 16. Long was arrested in southwest Georgia, around 150 miles south of Atlanta, and taken into custody in Crisp County. The first shooting began around 5pm onTuesday, some 30 miles north of Atlanta when five people were shot at a massage parlor, Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Capt. Jay Baker said. Two of the victims died at the scene. Three were taken to a hospital, where two of them also died, Baker said. About an hour later, Atlanta police responded to calls for a robbe...
Wanted Serial Killer Apprehended in Ogun
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Wanted Serial Killer Apprehended in Ogun

Men of the Ogun State police command have arrested Suleiman Ganiyu, pictured above, an alleged serial killer and member of Eiye cult group who had been on the wanted list of the Command for a while. Abimbola Oyeyemi, the spokesperson of the state police command said the suspect was arrested following a distress call from Itamerin Comprehensive High School Ago-Iwoye on March 14, that the suspect came to the school premises and started shooting sporadically simply because his younger brother who is a student of the school was beaten. ''Upon the distress call, the DPO Ago-Iwoye, CSP Paul Omiwole led his patrol team to the school but before their arrival, the suspect had ran away. He was subsequently traced to his hideout at Imosan Street Oru-Ijebu where he was eventually apprehended...
Boko Haram Insurgents Attack Yobe Community, Raze School and Health Care Center
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Boko Haram Insurgents Attack Yobe Community, Raze School and Health Care Center

Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram insurgents have attacked Katarko community in Gujba Local Government Council of Yobe State, razing a primary school and a healthcare centre located in the community. Boko Haram insurgents attack Yobe community, raze school and health care center Residents of the community say the insurgents stormed the community at about 5:30am on Tuesday March 16, when they were going to the mosque for prayers and started shooting sporadically in the air. The insurgents reportedly proceeded straight to the military formation in Katarko shooting sporadically and later set the base on fire Katarko community which is 18 kilometers south of Damaturu the state capital, has been under attack over 10 times. The state government or the state police command is yet ...
Armed Bandits Kill 7, Raze Many Houses in Fresh Kaduna Attacks
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Armed Bandits Kill 7, Raze Many Houses in Fresh Kaduna Attacks

Armed bandits have killed seven people, injured many and set houses ablaze in series of attacks in Igabi, Giwa and Chikun local government areas of Kaduna State. The state Commissioner Internal Security and Homes Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who disclosed this in a statement issued on Thursday, March 11, said that the armed bandits stormed Gangi village, Igabi local government, shooting sporadically in what seemed to be a cattle rustling operation and killed four residents. The residents killed are listed as Wada Sulaiman, Amiru Saidu, Yusha'u Mohammadu and Osama Abdulwahab. Two others, Ibrahim Jibrin and Abdulhamid Suleiman sustained gunshot injuries and are receiving treatment in hospital. In the course of the raid, the bandits razed three houses belonging to Mohammad Jibr...
Gunmen Abduct Teachers and Students in Edo State
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Gunmen Abduct Teachers and Students in Edo State

The National Institute of Construction Technology, Uromi in Esan Northeast Local Government Area of Edo State on Wednesday night, March 10, reportedly came under attack by unknown gunmen who also abducted yet-to-be-ascertained number of teachers and students. The kidnappers abducted the teachers and students after shooting sporadically. The Nation reported that the incident led to heightened tension in the area, as parents and guardians are storming the institute to ascertain the whereabouts of their children and wards. Edo state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Bello Kontongs who confirmed the incident said he was awaiting the details from the commander of anti-kidnapping unit of the state’s police command.
Messi Doesn’t Practice how to Take Free-kicks – Victor Semedo
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Messi Doesn’t Practice how to Take Free-kicks – Victor Semedo

  The Barcelona defender, Victor Semedo, has revealed that Argentina superstar, Lionel Messi, does not train for free-kicks. Semedo spoke about Messi’s ‘natural’ ability from set-pieces, insisting the Argentina captain never practises free kicks. According to Semedo, Messi has always been “perfect” when it comes to picking out the corner of the net from long range. Semedo, who is currently on a season-long loan spell at Wolves, told The Telegraph, “Wow. I really don’t have many words that can describe how good he is,” when asked what it feels like working with Messi. “You know what makes him even more amazing? I never once saw him take a free kick in training, in all of the time I was there. I swear he never did! “We always used to practise shooting from distance...
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...
Naked Man Confuses Residents as he Knocks their Doors, Waves Bible at Them
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Naked Man Confuses Residents as he Knocks their Doors, Waves Bible at Them

A man running naked in a community in Florida, US has been shot by residents after he was moving from apartments, knocking on doors, brandishing a Bible and asking: “You want some of this?” Police were already responding to a call about the Bible-waving naturist at the Sunshine Garden Apartments when they got a second emergency call telling them that the mystery man had been shot. First responders arrived at the block in at 6840 Pembroke Road, Pembroke Pines, Florida, US, to find a naked man on the ground and bleeding. He was taken by helicopter to the nearby Memorial Regional Hospital with gunshot wounds that are reportedly life-threatening. The identities of the naked man and the alleged shooter have yet to be disclosed by police. Destiny Williams has only recently mov...
Residents Flee as Bandits Attack Sokoto Communities, Kill Four
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Residents Flee as Bandits Attack Sokoto Communities, Kill Four

Some communities in the eastern part of Sokoto state are deserted after armed bandits killed four persons and rustled several livestock. Colonel Garba Moyi (Rtd), the state Commissioner for Carrier and Security Matters, who  confirmed the attacks, said three persons were killed at Bargaja village in Isa local government area while one was killed in a community under Sabon Birni local government. It was gathered that the armed bandits invaded Bargaja around 2pm on Thursday, shooting sporadically. A resident, who spoke to Daily Trust said six persons were shot in the village, but only three died while the remaining three are currently receiving treatment in the hospitals. A resident of Isa who identified himself as Surajo said that inhabitants of Bargaja, Tozai, Turba and Dan...
35 Persons Reportedly Killed in Fresh Bandits Attack in Zamfara Community
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35 Persons Reportedly Killed in Fresh Bandits Attack in Zamfara Community

No fewer than 35 persons have reportedly been killed after suspected bandits attacked Sabuwar Tunga village, Dankurmi district in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State on Thursday night, February 25. According to SaharaReporters, the gunmen stormed the community on motorbikes and unleashed terror on the defenceless residents. A resident of the community said the attack was well-planned and coordinated attack. He said the gunmen after attacking the village carted away livestock and escaped to the forest. “We have recovered over 35 bodies after the attack and many more residents have not been accounted for. They came at the midnight and opened fire on the village, shooting anyone on sight and burning houses,” the source said
Hoodlums Attack Police Station in Imo
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Hoodlums Attack Police Station in Imo

Unidentified hoodlums on Thursday, February 25, attacked the Divisional police headquarters in Aboh Mbaise in Imo state. A statement released by the spokesperson of the command, Orlando Ikeokwu, says the hoodlums drove in four cars, shooting sporadically into the air as they arrived the station. ''The officers on duty engaged them in a gun duel , at the end of the melee, one Police woman sustained gun shot injury and has been taken to the hospital for treatment. Regrettably, the station that was just renovated after being razed down by hoodlums during the EndSars saga, was again set ablaze.''the statement read Ikeokwu added that the Commissioner of Police, Imo State, CP Nasiru Mohammed, has activated all tactical teams with a view to fish out and arrest the fleeing hoodlums.
I Advised Lautaro Martinez not to Join Barcelona – Crespo
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I Advised Lautaro Martinez not to Join Barcelona – Crespo

  Former Inter striker, Hernan Crespo, has revealed that he advised the club’s forward, Lautaro Martinez, not to join Barcelona last summer. Crespo, who is currently the coach of Sao Paulo, said he urged Martinez not to accept Barcelona’s offer but to remain at the Nerazzurri for the 2020/21 season. Recall that Barcelona was interested in signing Martinez from Inter last summer transfer. But the Argentine international ended up staying at Antonio Conte’s side. “I have known Lautaro for a long time,” Crespo told La Gazzetta dello Sport. “Last summer, I advised him to not accept Barcelona’s offer and stay at Inter, and in the end, I was right. “Lautaro is lethal in the box, and his moves are always directed to shooting at goal. “He is strong with his head. He...
Actor Nicholas Braun Shoots his shot at Kim Kardashian nly Days after she Filed for Divorce
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Actor Nicholas Braun Shoots his shot at Kim Kardashian nly Days after she Filed for Divorce

Actor Nicholas Braun, 32, is shooting his shot at Kim Kardashian, 40, only days after she filed for divorce. The reality star filed for divorce from Kanye West on Friday, February 19. On Monday, Feb 22, Nicholas shared a nearly three-minute-long Instagram video. In his post’s caption, he tagged Kim Kardashian and explained to her that "it’s all about meeting new people" after her split. He said in the clip: "This Kim and Kanye divorce news is just bumming me out. God damn… It hurts to think about how they’re feeling and how she’s feeling. "I mean, I’m wondering at this point, where do they even go from here? Where does she go… at this moment? ‘Cause she’s been through three marriages now and it’s like, are you willing to even take a shot on a new guy at this point? W...
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. ...
Sporadic Shooting as Gov. Hope Uzodinma’s Security Personnel Invade Sen Rochas Okorocha’s Wife’s Hotel Before Sealing it Off
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Sporadic Shooting as Gov. Hope Uzodinma’s Security Personnel Invade Sen Rochas Okorocha’s Wife’s Hotel Before Sealing it Off

A team of government officials and police, led by the Commissioner for lands, Barr. Enyinnaya Onuegbu, on Friday, Feb 19, stormed the Royal Spring Palm Hotels and Apartments, allegedly owned by Nneoma Rochas Okorocha, wife of former Governor Rochas Okorocha, and sealed off the property. Recall that the Hope Uzodinma administration, last week, recovered the Eastern Palm University from Rochas Okorocha and renamed it. As former Imo governor Rochas Okorocha is battling incumbent governor Uzodinma over the recovery of the University, Uzodinma sealed off Okorocha's wife's hotel. There were reports of sporadic shooting during the operation, as seen in videos from the scene. Watch the video below.
Secondary school student caught in school with local gun she allegedly planned to use in shooting a teacher who asked her to cut her coloured
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Secondary school student caught in school with local gun she allegedly planned to use in shooting a teacher who asked her to cut her coloured

A secondary school student was caught in school with a local gun she allegedly planned to use in shooting her teacher. The girl, a student of Government Secondary School in Ikot Ewa, Cross River State, was asked by a teacher to cut her coloured hair and she was allegedly angered by this. Subsequently,  she arrived at school with a gun.   Soldiers were invited after the student was caught with the gun, as seen in photos shared online.  

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