Tuesday, September 21

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Oil Dips As IMF Cuts Growth Outlook; Eyes On Hurricane
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Oil Dips As IMF Cuts Growth Outlook; Eyes On Hurricane

Oil prices slipped on Wednesday after the IMF lowered its global growth forecasts, but markets were supported as Hurricane Michael moved toward Florida causing the shutdown of nearly 40 per cent of U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude production. IMF Brent crude LCOc1 was down 20 cents at $84.80 a barrel by 0915 GMT after a 1.3 per cent gain on Tuesday. U.S. light crude CLc1 was down 15 cents at $74.81. “Oil prices have stabilized for the moment – between a real and a metaphorical storm,” said Fiona Cincotta, senior market analyst at City Index. “Hurricane Michael is powering ahead toward the Gulf of Mexico but it now seems likely to miss the main production areas there. On the other hand, Iran sanctions are only weeks away.” The International Monetary Fund cut its global economic growth...
‘I Should Have Scored More’, Says Four-goal Mbappe
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‘I Should Have Scored More’, Says Four-goal Mbappe

Teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe insisted that he “should have scored more” despite netting four times in a magnificent individual display as Paris Saint-Germain thrashed Lyon on Sunday. France’s forward Kylian Mbappe (2R) celebrates with teammates after scoring his team’s fourth goal during the Russia 2018 World Cup round of 16 football match between France and Argentina at the Kazan Arena in Kazan on June 30, 2018. / AFP PHOTO The 19-year-old scored four goals in the space of 13 second-half minutes as a 5-0 victory saw PSG set a new French top-flight record of nine straight wins to start a season. But Mbappe did miss several earlier chances as he was thrice denied when one-on-one with Lyon goalkeeper Anthony Lopes and struck the post before grabbing his first goal just after the...
Herdsmen Storm Another Plateau Village, Murder 19 People In Their Sleep
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Herdsmen Storm Another Plateau Village, Murder 19 People In Their Sleep

As many as nineteen people have been reportedly killed in a community in Plateau state while they were asleep. Residents of Ariri Village gather at the scene of the attack on Thursday morning. No less than nineteen people have been feared killed in Ariri Village, Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State by suspected herdsmen. According to ChannelsTV, the herdsmen were said to have attacked the village on Wednesday night and shot the victims while they were asleep. According to residents, security operatives are yet to arrive at the scene of the incident and the corpses of the victims are still scattered across the compounds where the attacks occurred. Details later…
Serious Tension Heightens In Plateau As Gunmen ‘Invade’ University Of Jos, ‘Kill Students’
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Serious Tension Heightens In Plateau As Gunmen ‘Invade’ University Of Jos, ‘Kill Students’

Serious tension has taken over Plateau state as some gunmen reportedly storm the University of Jos, causing serious mayhem. University of Jos gate According to a report by TheCable, the raging crisis in Jos, Plateau state capital, took a new dimension on Sunday when suspected gunmen reportedly invaded the University of Jos (UNIJOS). The violence was said to have begun from Tina area of Jos North local government area and later spread to other parts. Terna Tyopev, spokesman of the state police command, confirmed the renewed attack. The suspected gunmen were said to have made their way into UNIJOS, shooting sporadically, causing students to scamper for safety. The police spokesman said no death was reported, but promised to make casualty figures known, if any. ...
My Goal Is And Shall Always Be A Better Lagos – Tinubu
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My Goal Is And Shall Always Be A Better Lagos – Tinubu

As All Progressives Congress, APC approaches its governorship primaries billed tomorrow 1th October, the national leader of the party Ahmed Tinubu, Sunday averred that his goal for the primaries was to have a better Lagos which Nigerians would be proud of. Disclosing his intentions for the forthcoming primaries, Tinubu via his tweeter handle, @AsiwajuTinubu, opined that Lagos APC primary would not be about selfish ambition. Read his full statement below: “Tomorrow, our party and the people of Lagos will have an encounter with destiny. We shall hold our governorship primary. “With the holding of direct primaries to elect governorship candidates in Lagos and other states, the APC takes a groundbreaking step toward greater internal democracy and progressive governance for the benefit of all p...
Hurricane Florence Attacks North Carolina Coastline
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Hurricane Florence Attacks North Carolina Coastline

Hurricane Florence was downgraded late Thursday to a Category 1 storm, as the North Carolina coast was battered by hurricane-force winds and a life-threatening storm surge. Waves slam the Oceana Pier & Pier House Restaurant in Atlantic Beach, North Carolina on Thursday as Hurricane Florence approaches the area State officials are bracing for the worst. A tattered American flag seen flying on a live surf camera at Frying Pan Tower in North Carolina is evidence of the strong wind gusts pounding the coast. “Hurricane-force winds” had begun hitting the state’s coast, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in an 11 p.m. EDT update. Even though Florence’s winds weakened as it drew closer to land, dropping from a peak of 140 mph earlier in the week, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper ...
The Lord’s Chosen Storm Gambia, Many Muslims Converted (Photos)
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The Lord’s Chosen Storm Gambia, Many Muslims Converted (Photos)

Muslims constitute 90 percent of the population of the Gambia according to CIA factbook. A significant minority, estimated 9 percent of the population, is Christian, and less than 1 percent practice African Traditional Religion. The Lord's Chosen on 1st and 2nd of September 2018, held a Holyghost anointed crusade that was attended by thousands of people. According to the news report, 95 percent of attendants/worshippers were muslims. God performed great signs and wonders in their midst, healing broken bones, deaf and dumb, madness, numerous other sicknesses and problems.
Liz Anjorin: Mount Arafat Storm Throws Muslims Into Panic During 2018 Hajj
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Liz Anjorin: Mount Arafat Storm Throws Muslims Into Panic During 2018 Hajj

Liz Anjorin who is currently undergoing serious time of prayers in Saudi Arabia has shared a testimony online. The actress while preparing for the ARAFAT day, shared a testimony on how a strange storm shook the environment leaving many scared but after saying few prayers for some minutes, the whole place became calm. According to her, “Today is (ARAFAT). It’s a day you become a new baby with new life. Sins will be washed away. All beautiful things of life will be given like a bonaza. Oh Allah, wherever my Mother is, right now, forgive her all her sins and make her rest well. Oh Allah, I beg you to answer my today’s prayer and perform wonders in my life. “Few hours to Mount Arafat, there was a very huge storm (typhoon) that throws every soul into panic for hours. After reciting...
Cows Storm University Of Jos During Exam Period (Photos)
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Cows Storm University Of Jos During Exam Period (Photos)

A student of University of Jos named Markus took to Facebook to narrate his experience with cows while trying to enter his class for exams.According to him,he was blocked from gaining entrance into classroom by cows.He wrote... 'This is university of Jos. About to enter class for exams and cows blocking me? This is turning to something else. Authority should do something'
Ifeanyi Ubah Inaugurates ‘Afa Igbo Efuna’ As Nollywood Actors Storm Owerri
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Ifeanyi Ubah Inaugurates ‘Afa Igbo Efuna’ As Nollywood Actors Storm Owerri

The event which held in the heartland of Imo state ,Owerri, had in attendance members of APGA and other distinguished Igbo individuals. Chiefs of APGA who were at the summit were Hon Ifeanyi Ubah ,C.E.O of capital oil, Chief Dr Marcelli Chinagorom Oguh, founder of Marcelli Chinagorom Foundation, and also major Nollywood stars . Addressing the gathering, Hon Ifeanyi Ubah(the chief host) said the forum was not for a political cause but a mass movement to determine how igbos , in his words, would be "liberated from bondage" of discredited politicians.He urged all Igbod to embrace the coalition.
Difficult For Fekir To Find A Better Club, Says Lyon President
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Difficult For Fekir To Find A Better Club, Says Lyon President

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas said on Tuesday that it would be “difficult” for his club captain Nabil Fekir to find a better side, despite the persistent rumours over the midfielder’s future. The 25-year-old came close to a move to Champions League runners-up Liverpool before the World Cup, but negotiations between the two clubs ended on June 9, with Lyon announcing he would stay in France. Fekir made six substitute appearances, including in the final victory over Croatia on July 15, as France won the World Cup in Russia. “In the current context, as a world champion and with a Lyon team with the ambition to do something very good next year, it’s difficult for Nabil to find a much better club,” Aulas claimed in a press conference. Centre-back Marcelo has also been heavily...
Excited Fans Storm National Mosque In Abuja To Welcome Ahmed Musa
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Excited Fans Storm National Mosque In Abuja To Welcome Ahmed Musa

Super Eagles attacker, Ahmed Musa was yesterday mobbed by excited fans as he visited the National Mosque in Abuja to observe the Juma’ah Prayers after returning from the World Cup. Recall that Musa scored to outstanding goals against Iceland to rekindle Nigeria's hopes which was later dashed with a 2 - 1 defeat they suffered in the hands of Argentina. The excited fans posed with him as it took security personnel time tring to control fans who wanted selfies with him by all means. FIFA has also selected Ahmed Musa’s goal against Iceland as one of the best goals on the ongoing 2018 World Cup in Russia. The second goal scored by Leicester City striker, Ahmed Musa against Iceland was tipped as one of the contenders for the 2018 World Cup Goal of the Tournament by FIFA. FIFA has ...
SARS Officials Storms Singer Jaywon’s House Birthday Party In Lekki, Disrupt The Event
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SARS Officials Storms Singer Jaywon’s House Birthday Party In Lekki, Disrupt The Event

Yesterday was Singer Jaywon's birthday, he even released dope photos to mark the day, Now the 32yr old held a house party at his Lekki home to celebrate the day, But reports reaching us is that it was disrupted by Some SARS officials, Who stormed the event unannounced, Reason or why they did this cannot be ascertained right town, But An IG user shared screenshot of them taking away some guys.
Graphic Pictures: Armed Robbers Storm Diamond Bank In Okija, Anambra, Kill School Bus Driver
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Graphic Pictures: Armed Robbers Storm Diamond Bank In Okija, Anambra, Kill School Bus Driver

Suspected armed robbers attacked the Diamond Bank branch in Okija, at Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State on Tuesday, November 28. According to an eyewitness, the robbery attack was foiled by men of the Nigeria Police Force. However, the robbers shot dead a school driver while escaping. "Armed robbers attacked Diamond Bank today at okija as they did not succeed, on their way out saka from umuofor a school bus driver of royal international primary school was shot to dead. May his soul rest in peace"
Ronan And Storm Welcomed Baby Cooper In April
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Ronan And Storm Welcomed Baby Cooper In April

Ronan Keating and his wife Storm have opened up to HELLO! Online about their first child together. The couple looked picture perfect at the Pride of Britain Awards on Monday It's been six months since Ronan Keating and his wife Storm welcomed their first child together, and on Monday night the parents could not help but gush over their little bundle of joy. Speaking exclusively to HELLO! Online at the Pride of Britain Awards, the former Boyzone singer praised his wife Storm, saying: "I'm so proud of my wife, we've got a beautiful six month old boy, and just watching her, the nine months that she's pregnant, and being a mother, all of those things - it's been very beautiful and I'm very proud," he shared. Ronan Keating and wife Storm are proud parents to baby Cooper The couple, who tied ...
The This Morning Presenter Was Attending The Pride Of Britain Awards
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The This Morning Presenter Was Attending The Pride Of Britain Awards

Holly Willoughby was visibly starstruck as she met Prince William at the Pride of Britain Awards; This Morning presenter was joined by co-host Phillip Schofield She's interviewed scores of celebrities before, but Holly Willoughby was visibly starstruck as she bumped into Prince William at the Pride of Britain Awards. The This Morning presenter couldn't contain her excitement as she and her co-host Phillip Schofield spoke to the future King. The trio appeared to be sharing a joke as they chatted and laughed together. Holly, 36, took to Instagram to share a snap from their 'magical' encounter, writing: "So this happened last night... thank you @prideofbritain for what is always a magical night...." The pretty blonde looked absolutely stunning on the night, wearing a lilac haute couture gow...
One Person Reported Dead, Scores Injured As Severe Storms Wreck Havoc In Gauteng, South Africa
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One Person Reported Dead, Scores Injured As Severe Storms Wreck Havoc In Gauteng, South Africa

At least one person died and several others were injured as what was described by eyewitnesses as a "tornado" swept through Gauteng, South Africa late on Monday afternoon. The storm ripped off the roofs of a primary school, a shopping mall, and many houses on Johannesburg’s West Rand. A lot of water fell in a short time, leaving many cars stranded, and Jukskei Park overflowing. The massive hailstorm fell in golf-ball sizes as powerful winds uprooted trees and wreaked havoc. At the same time, the Yaldwyn power station in Jet Park near the OR Tambo Airport in Boksburg was on fire, causing massive power outages on the East Rand. It was not immediately clear what had sparked the blaze but it had plunged parts of Ekurhuleni into darkness, stretching from Kempton Park, through to Atlasvill...
Mel B Throws Cup Of Water At Simon Cowell, Storms Off America’s Got Talent After He Cracked Crude Joke About Her Wedding Night
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Mel B Throws Cup Of Water At Simon Cowell, Storms Off America’s Got Talent After He Cracked Crude Joke About Her Wedding Night

There was a bit of drama yesterday on live TV during America's Got Talent. Mel B threw a cup of water at Simon Cowell during the reality contest show after he cracked a crude joke at her expense. Afterwards, she stormed off the stage in outrage. Mel B is going through a bitter divorce with her estranged husband Stephen Belafonte and Simon made an insensitive joke by likening one of the contestant's performance to Mel B's wedding night, saying it had "not much promise or delivery". Mel B was upset at this and did not care to hide it. As she stormed off stage after dousing him her co-judge with water, the back of her dress split, making matters worse. The performance which led to Simon's crude comment was from Demian Aditya who did a magic act which Simon found disappointing and he ...
Davido Storms NYC With 30 Billion World Tour
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Davido Storms NYC With 30 Billion World Tour

Davido continued his 30 billion world tour in the United States kicking off with a spectacular show in New York City’s Playstation Theatre. The “IF” star thrilled fans to performances of his hits songs both past and present. This follows the huge success of the tours European leg which saw Davido perform to a number of sold-out crowds in countries such as Belgium, Germany, Ukraine, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Norway. The U.S tour dates will see the artist hit a number of cities including Washington D.C, Boston, Philadelphia, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Portland, Colorado and Oakland. On August 3rd the tour will arrive in Toronto and travel through a string of additional Canadian cities including Vancouver, Edmonton and Ottawa. The tour also includes spot dates in African countri...
Lagos Council Polls: PDP Storm LASIEC, Protest Substitution Of Candidates
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Lagos Council Polls: PDP Storm LASIEC, Protest Substitution Of Candidates

Members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday stormed the state headquarters of the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC), warning the electoral officials not to substitutes the names of the party candidates for Saturday’s local government elections over the outcome of the Supreme Court ruling. The protesters, who are members of the Senator Modu Sheriff’s group in the PDP, stormed LASIEC office in their hundreds with different placards to kick against alleged attempt by the Ahmed Markafi-led PDP state chairman, Hon. Mashood Salvador, to substitute names of candidates in the elections. Speaking to journalists in Lagos on Thursday at LASIEC office, Sheriff’s faction’s Lagos PDP Chairman, Segun Aeroland, said Markafi’s group in Lagos State no longer have a sa...
Storm Rages Over Donald Trump Jr E-Mails
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Storm Rages Over Donald Trump Jr E-Mails

Donald Trump Jr claims he did not tell his father about his meeting with a Russian lawyer last year. It’s a denial central to the current political storm. Reaction to Trump Jr’s email chain showing him keen to accept “sensitive information” on Hillary Clinton from a Russian national has been swift from all sides. Democrat Adam Schiff: “Here I think you have quite direct evidence that the Russian government had damaging information, communicated that to the campaign and all of the campaign denials of whether we knew that was going on, or whether the Russians had any involvement, whether the Russians wanted to help his campaign, obviously now have to be viewed in a completely different context.” But even some Republicans such as Senator Lindsay Graham of South Carolina now want to s...
Nigerians Storm Glo Facebook Page With Poor Ratings, Glo Removes Ratings
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Nigerians Storm Glo Facebook Page With Poor Ratings, Glo Removes Ratings

It's been a bad month for those running Globalcom Nigeria's Facebook page as many Nigerian subscribers stormed the page earlier this week to express their frustration. At the time of this report, up to one thousand people have rated Glo Nigeria below 2 stars on Facebook. You can see the review here  
Angry Woman Storms The Street Naked In Broad Daylight 
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Angry Woman Storms The Street Naked In Broad Daylight 

Bizarre footage has emerged of a furious woman staging a naked protest outside a car dealer’s home.The video was shot in the Brazilian state of Santa Catrina and shows the angry 29-year-old tearing down the man’s fence. It is believed the woman had purchased a car from the dealer several hours earlier, but that it broke down not long after. She explained to police officers that she had called the owner but he had refused to repair it. Footage of the peculiar protest was captured by a passerby on June 21. The woman can be heard ranting about ‘bad service’ as she tears down a black metal gate at the entrance to a forecourt where the dealer lives. She was arrested not long after officers arrived, who detained her under Brazil’s article 223 for public decency. Witness Rolf Otto, who phot...
EFCC Operatives Storm Abuja Estate Over N2 Billion Probe
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EFCC Operatives Storm Abuja Estate Over N2 Billion Probe

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday stormed the Winning Clause/City of David Estate located at Plot 67, Kafe District, Gwarinpa Extension, Abuja. The operatives, who arrived the estate at exactly 11am in a white Toyota Hilux with plate number Niger AJ 596 BDA, left at about11:47am after combing the estate. Panic stricken residents of the estate were initially shocked at the entry of the operatives accompanied by a police officer, but the Chairman of the Winning Clause Estate Residents’ Association, Mike Arowosegbe, told reporters that the operatives informed him that they were on search visit to the estate and that their mission was not to seal off the Estate Office. Arowosegbe stated that the operatives were on sight assessment mission following t...
Gunmen Storm Pigcawayan School: Police
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Gunmen Storm Pigcawayan School: Police

Gunmen have occupied a school after storming a village on the island of Mindanao in southern Philippines, according to police. Suspected members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) group were engaged in a gun battle with security forces at Malagakit, close to Pigcawayan town, Chief Inspector Realan Mamon said in a radio interview on Wednesday. There were conflicting reports about whether civilians were trapped in the fighting or taken hostage. The Malagakit school is believed to had been closed at the time of the attack. Eliseo Garcesa, mayor of Pigcawayan, told Philippine radio that about 200 gunmen were involved in the attack. He said he was still seeking information about possible casualties. Pigcawayan is in North Cotabato province in the centre of Mindanao is...
Thousands Evacuated In South Africa As Storm Fans Fires
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Thousands Evacuated In South Africa As Storm Fans Fires

Up to ten thousand people were evacuated from their homes as fires continued to ravage South Africa’s Western Cape region on Thursday, fanned by a ferocious winter storm. Knysna, a town of 77,000 people 500 kilometres (310 miles) east of Cape Town on South Africa’s famed Garden Route, was worst hit as firefighters battled to quell 26 fires along the tourist trail. High winds from a storm that claimed eight lives as it battered the Western Cape region have caused the blaze to spread rapidly. The storm, which struck on Tuesday, has damaged buildings, felled trees, left 46,000 homes without electricity and caused travel chaos as flights and rail services were hit by gale-force winds and flooding. Colin Deiner, the chief director of the Western Cape’s fire service, told Voice of th...
Storm Kills Several, Displaces Thousands In Cape Town
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Storm Kills Several, Displaces Thousands In Cape Town

At least eight people have been killed and thousands displaced in the South African city of Cape Town after the worst storm in three decades storm unleashed heavy rains and high winds. The storm, which hit on Tuesday and Wednesday, fanned fires and forced evacuations of some residents who were already having to cope with the region’s worst drought in a century. In Cape Town and surrounding areas, victims included four people who died in a fire caused by lightning, three who died in another fire and one who was killed when a home collapsed, disaster management officials said. “This wind is blowing very, very strong, causing the fire to spread extremely rapidly,” Clinton Manuel, the fire chief of Knysna, a town east of Cape Town, told African News Agency. Eleanore Bouw-Spies, Kny...
Olajumoke Orisaguna Storms South Africa
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Olajumoke Orisaguna Storms South Africa

Olajumoke Orisaguna is in South Africa and she is so excited. In fact she told her fans yesterday that she will be flooding their timeline with photos because she is excited. You know she is a star, and the least her team can do for her, is to make her gradually visit some countries, so she can be more exposed and have more confidence. Jumoke is sha happy and we must say she slays too.  Click to watch 
Mims Rosé Storms South Africa, Set To Release His Debut Album
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Mims Rosé Storms South Africa, Set To Release His Debut Album

Mims Rosé touched down in Johannesburg South Africa over the weekend for the production of his upcoming Album and scheduled guest appearances on MTV and Planet TV Radio in South Africa. The Ace Executive Producer is said to be working with South African Star Record Producer Dj Black Coffee and Dj Maphorisa, Wizkid, Davido and Other A-list Superstars. Dj Black Coffee who recently released a track with Drake titled ''Get it Together'' (feat Black Coffee). Dj Black Coffee who was recently in Miami with P.Diddy is the current trend in the South African Music scene. Dj Maphorisa's Hit Single ''Soweto Baby'' Featuring Wizkid and Dj Buckz is still a club anthem around the world till date with nearly 7million youtube views. A snippet of his single which emerged on his instagram account suggests...
Gunmen Storm Benue Community, Kill Many Residents In Cold Blood
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Gunmen Storm Benue Community, Kill Many Residents In Cold Blood

Unknown gunmen stormed and attacked Zaki-Biam, a community in Benue state this evening. According to Prince Tyodoo Livinus who shared the gruesome photos, the hoodlums are suspected to be from the same state as they killed innocent residents in cold blood both old and young. See photos below;
IPOB Members Storm Abuja High Court Ahead Of Nnamdi Kanu’s Bail Hearing
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IPOB Members Storm Abuja High Court Ahead Of Nnamdi Kanu’s Bail Hearing

Members of the Indigenous People of Biafria (IPOB) have gathered at the Federal High Court, Abuja -singing and praying ahead of their leader Nnamdi Kanu's arraignment today. Nnamdi Kanu and other defendants, will be arraigned at the Federal High Court for hearing of the bail application before the presiding Judge, Justice Binta Nyako..
Photo: Protesters Storm National Assembly Over Herdsmen Killings
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Photo: Protesters Storm National Assembly Over Herdsmen Killings

THIS morning, Hundreds of protesters has stormed the National Assembly. They were protesting the continuous killing of residents of Benue State by suspected herdsmen. Just last weekend, no fewer than nine persons were killed by suspected herdsmen in the state. As at press time, no one had addressed the protesters.
Robbers Storm Calabar Christmas Village, Rob Kiss Daniel And Others
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Robbers Storm Calabar Christmas Village, Rob Kiss Daniel And Others

Fun seekers in the early hours of Monday scampered to safety after armed robbers stormed the Calabar Christmas Village while a popular Nigerian musician, Daniel Anidugbe, aka Kiss Daniel, was performing. Punch Metro learnt on Monday that the robbers, whose numbers could not be ascertained, stormed the village at about 1am and shot repeatedly into the air while dispossessing people of their valuables. It could not be confirmed if anyone was killed in the incident, but it was learnt that several people were stabbed. It was learnt that some others, who sustained gunshot injuries, had been hospitalised. The Calabar Christmas Village, which is located in the precinct of Calabar Municipal Council Secretariat, opens for 24 hours from December 1 to December 31 every year as a central l...

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