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Bandits threaten to kill 17 Greenfield University students if N100m ransom isn’t paid
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Bandits threaten to kill 17 Greenfield University students if N100m ransom isn’t paid

Bandits have threatened to kill the remaining students abducted from Greenfield University, Kaduna State. Recall that on April 18, the armed bandits stormed the school in the early hours of the day and abducted twenty-two students and a member of staff. Five of them have been killed by the bandits. In an interview with the Hausa Service of Voice of America (VOA), a leader of the bandit group who identified himself as Sani Idris Jalingo, threatened that if the Kaduna State Government or their families fail to pay a ransom of N100 million as well as provide them with 10 brand Honda motorcycles by Tuesday, the remaining students would be killed. According to Jalingo, 17 students are in their custody, comprising 15 females and two male students. ''“We heard the utterances of the ...
Missing IMSU law Student Found Dead in Imo Mortuary
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Missing IMSU law Student Found Dead in Imo Mortuary

An undergraduate of Imo State University (IMSU), who was declared missing, has been found dead 5 days after. Kingsley Chiwueze, a 300-level law student, was declared missing on Monday, April 26, after he could not be reached on the phone and his whereabouts remained unknown. Chuwueze, a native of Oguta Local Government Area of the state, was involved in student union politics and declared his intention to run for the office of Senate President of the National Association of Imo State Students two weeks ago. The President of the Students Union Government of IMSU, Arinze Oguike, who confirmed the development on Sunday, May 2, said the corpse of the law undergraduate was found in the morgue of Umuguma General Hospital, Owerri. He said some students stormed the mortuary and the...
Gunmen Kill two Police Officers in Akwa Ibom
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Gunmen Kill two Police Officers in Akwa Ibom

Two police officers have been killed aftersome unknown gunmen attacked a checkpoint at Urua Inyang in Ika Local government area of Akwa Ibom state on Tuesday night, April 27. According to reports, the gunmen stormed the checkpoint on their motorcycles and opened fire on the officers, prompting some of the policemen to flee. The hoodlums then carted away rifles and burnt down their van. Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the Akwa Ibom Police command, Odiko Macdon, said the Commissioner of Police, Amiengheme Andrew, is already in Ika for an-on-the-spot assessment of the attack. “We are in Ika, trying to gather more facts about the incident”, Macdon said, adding that he would be in a better position to give details after the visit” he said.
Five officers killed as hoodlums attack another police station in Imo
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Five officers killed as hoodlums attack another police station in Imo

Five police officers have been confirmed dead after hoodlums attacked the Okigwe South Area command on Monday April 26. Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Orlando Ikeokwu, said one of the officers is yet to be accounted for. He added that the command's building wasn't razed. The attack comes days weeks after hoodlums stormed the state headquarters as well as the state's correctional center and released several inmates.
Photo of Medical Doctor Shot Dead by Bandits in Kaduna Church Attack
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Photo of Medical Doctor Shot Dead by Bandits in Kaduna Church Attack

Dr. Zakariya Dogonyaro, a medical doctor with the Kaduna State Ministry of Health was killed when armed bandits attacked Haske Baptist Church at Manini Tasha village, Kuriga Ward of Chikun local government area of the state. LIB reported that the heavily armed gunmen stormed the church stormed the church on motorcycles around 9 am on Sunday morning, April 25  and shot sporadically at the worshipers. The State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who confirmed the incident said four other worshippers were abducted in the attack. Also confirming the incident, spokesperson of the Kaduna State Police Command, Mohammed Jalige said one Shehu Haruna was injured in the attack. "Preliminary investigation conducted so far revealed that, four persons are m...
NSCDC Operative Shot Dead as Gunmen Invade UNIBEN Bursar’s Residence
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NSCDC Operative Shot Dead as Gunmen Invade UNIBEN Bursar’s Residence

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

The Delta State Police Command has arrested one Obong Ebe for alleged possession of substances suspected to be cocaine. Spokesperson of the command, DSP Edafe Bright, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday, April 16, said that the suspect was arrested by operatives of the Quick Response Team of the “A division” in Warri. "On 15/04/2021 at about 1500hrs as part of the Commissioner of Police Delta state CP Ari Muhammed Ali's resolve to take the battle to criminal elements by continuous raiding of black spots / criminal hideouts, the Divisional Police Officer a Division Warri CSP T.Y. Mahmud mobilized quick response team from ‘A’ Division Warri and stormed a black spot at Jeddo by Hausa Quarter." "One Obong Jeremiah Ebe (m) age 26yrs a native of Eseen Udim LGA of Akwa Ibom Sta...
Gunmen Storm Anambra Community, Destroy Vehicles
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Gunmen Storm Anambra Community, Destroy Vehicles

Unknown gunmen on Thursday, April 15, reportedly stormed Abagana in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State and destroyed vehicles after hoisting a Biafran flag. According to the Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS) the gunmen went straight to First Bank Plc where they shot sporadically into the air, dispersing bank customers and passersby. According to the report, the gunmen, numbering about ten, who drove in black Honda Pilot Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV), equally hoisted Biafran flag at the gate of the bank, set fire on a Nissan Pathfinder SUV with registration number UR 640 KJA, and smashed glasses of a Honda car with registration number FST 456 AC, all parked in front of the bank. It is not clear if anyone sustained gunshot injury, however, normal human and vehicular ...
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...
Wanted Drug Baron Nabbed in Nasarawa as NDLEA Intercepts 1,330kg skunk in Edo
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Wanted Drug Baron Nabbed in Nasarawa as NDLEA Intercepts 1,330kg skunk in Edo

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency NDLEA, have intercepted the most wanted drug baron in Nasarawa state, Sami Ashoko. A statement released by the spokesperson of NDLEA, Femi Babafemi, states that Ashoko, 39, who hails from Ibilo in Akoko Edo area of Edo state, was arrested in Shinge, Lafia based on actionable intelligence. A team of operatives had stormed his warehouse in Lafia and recovered 100 bags of cannabis weighing about 1.1 tons or 1095.3 kg. Babafemi said according to the Commander, Nasarawa State Command of the NDLEA, Justice Arinze, Ashoko is the most wanted drug baron who has been on the watch list in Nasarawa state. Arinze said this seizure has beaten the previous record of 45 bags weighing about half ton recovered in January 2021 as the hi...
Serbia vs Portugal: Man United’s Matic Mocks Bruno Fernandes, Ronaldo over Disallowed Goal
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Serbia vs Portugal: Man United’s Matic Mocks Bruno Fernandes, Ronaldo over Disallowed Goal

Manchester United midfielder, Nemanja Matic, has mocked his club’s teammate and Portugal international, Bruno Fernandes over Cristiano Ronaldo’s disallowed goal during Portugal’s World Cup qualification game against Serbia. Fernandes returned to Manchester United’s training ground earlier after he was shown a yellow card during the match against Serbia and was suspended for yesterday’s clash against Luxembourg. On the other hand, Matic retired from the Serbian national team last year and watched the game between his country and Portugal from Old Trafford. Ronaldo flung his captain armband on the ground and stormed off the pitch before full-time of his side’s 2-2 draw against Serbia on Saturday evening, after his last minute winner was disallowed by the match officials. The ...
Police Release Mugshot of Accused Colorado mass shooter, Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa
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Police Release Mugshot of Accused Colorado mass shooter, Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa

Colorado police have released chilling mugshot of the man accused of killing 10 people in a mass shooting at a supermarket in Boulder, Colorado. Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, 21, was arrested following a shootout with police in a King Sooper grocery store on Monday, March 22. The Syrian native is being held on 10 counts of first-degree murder after he allegedly stormed into King Soopers grocery store in Boulder on Monday afternoon, March 22 and began shooting at workers, customers and cops. He allegedly shot ten people including a police officer. The suspect surrendered at the scene after he was shot in the leg and was hauled off in handcuffs. He had stripped off half his clothes before being arrested and then asked to speak to his mommy, authorities said. Alissa’s brother, Ali Al...
Armed Bandit Invade Zamfara Market, kill one, raze stalls
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Armed Bandit Invade Zamfara Market, kill one, raze stalls

Armed bandits, on Thursday March 18, invaded a market in Yar’ Tasha community, Dansadau district in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State, razed stalls, killed at least one person and injured many others. It was gathered that the armed men stormed the market on motorcycles and opened fired on traders. The market holds every Thursday with livestock and grains as main commodities. A resident of the community, identified as Alhaji Umaru Yar’ Tasha, told Daily Trust that the bandits stormed the market around 2 pm and began to fire shots at the traders mostly dealing in livestock and grains. "The whole market and the adjacent community were thrown into pandemonium. Traders were running to different directions for safety. Many of the scampering traders were badly injured. ...
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 ...
Gunmen Kill Policeman, Set Station Ablaze in Benue
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Gunmen Kill Policeman, Set Station Ablaze in Benue

. A policeman was killed by unknown gunmen in Tse Harga community of Katsina-Ala Local Government Area in Benue State, in the early hours of Thursday March 11. The gunmen who are suspected to be loyalists of the slain criminal kingpin, Terwase Akwaza popularly known as ‘Gana’, stormed the rural area at about 4:00 am, shot sporadically and also set several buildings including a police station and police pick-up van on fire. Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS) however quelled the attack in collaboration with the Police. They reportedly killed one of the suspected bandits in a swift counter-response. Council Chairman of Katsina-Ala, Alfred Atera who spoke to Daily Trust confirmed the attack and also disclosed that one policeman was killed in the attack while the police station...
Gunmen Abduct Minister of Women Affair’s niece in Plateau state
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Gunmen Abduct Minister of Women Affair’s niece in Plateau state

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a niece to the Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Talen. The incident happened at Rantiya Locost, Dapit Karen, in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State in the early hours of Monday, March 8. A family source, who confirmed the incident to Daily Trust, said the gunmen stormed the house around 5am when residents were still sleeping and whisked the the victim away. He said the kidnappers didn’t go with the victim’s mother who was staying with her. The relative further disclosed that the kidnappers had contacted the family and demanded N5m naira ransom.
Babalawo In Court: Omoyele Sowore Reveals Why He Stormed Court With ‘Herbalist’
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Babalawo In Court: Omoyele Sowore Reveals Why He Stormed Court With ‘Herbalist’

Nigerian activist and RevolutionNow convener Omoyele Sowore has revealed why he was seen in court with a 'Juju man'. Sowore who spoke to BBC Pidgin said that the man who wore the traditional attire normally associated with 'Juju men' is not a herbalist or a 'Juju man' as many described. He said the man is an African man who accompanied him to court dressed in what represents his belief. The human rights activist stated that the reason for the man being there was to discourage people who always look down on African traditions, cultural beliefs, and fashion. Sowore and the man in traditional attire According to Sowore, another reason for the man's presence was to change the belief that European cultures are better than those of Africans. He dished that the statement he was t...
Armed bandits kill 10 in Sokoto village, abduct wealthy businessman
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Armed bandits kill 10 in Sokoto village, abduct wealthy businessman

Armed bandits attacked Amarawa village in Ilela local government area of Sokoto state on Monday, March 1 and killed ten persons while others sustained injuries.   It was gathered that the gunmen, who stormed the village on motorbikes, kidnapped a wealthy businessman but the villagers tried to free him.   According to BBC Hausa report, the gunmen had warned the locals to stay away but they refused and attempted to free the man.   The attackers overpowered the locals, killing many including one man identified as Rabiu Mika Ilu before whisking the businessman away.   One of the locals killed in the attack The police in Sokoto had confirmed the attack but told the BBC Hausa they could not give details as investigation is ongoing.  ...
Police Arrest Over 200 at Cubana Night Club for Violation of COVID-19 Protocols
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Police Arrest Over 200 at Cubana Night Club for Violation of COVID-19 Protocols

No fewer than 200 clubgoers and workers were arrested at popular Cubana Night Club in Lagos for an alleged breach of COVID19 protocols on Saturday, February 27. Detectives attached to the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Monitoring Team stormed the club in the early hours of Saturday to make the arrest after receiving a tipoff that a large crowd gathered at the club house. Confirming the arrests, the spokesman of the Lagos state police command, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said the IGP Monitoring unit will soon hand the arrested persons to the command where they will be paraded by the state Commissioner of police, Hakeem Odumosu.
No Ransom Was Paid to Rescue Kagara Students – Niger state Governor, Abubakar Bello says
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No Ransom Was Paid to Rescue Kagara Students – Niger state Governor, Abubakar Bello says

The governor of Niger State, Abubakar Bello, has said that no ransom was paid to secure the release of the Kagara schoolboys and their teachers from their abductors. Bandits dressed in military uniform stormed the Government Science College Kagara on February 17 and abducted 27 students, three teachers and 12 members of their family. All were released on Saturday February 27. Speaking to journalists after receiving the students in his office, the governor said; “There was no ransom. We, however, incurred a lot of logistics because we had to involve so many groups even the logistics to bring them, and to settle the stakeholders. I’m referring to security agencies, our local vigilantes, our traditional rulers and other stakeholders” he said
Zamfara State Government Confirm Abduction of Schoolgirls
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Zamfara State Government Confirm Abduction of Schoolgirls

The Zamfara state government has confirmed the abduction of female students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in the Talata-Mafara Local Government area of the state. Gunmen suspected to be bandits stormed the school in the early hours of Friday, Friday February 26, and abducted the schoolgirls Confirming the incident to newsmen, the state commissioner of Security and Home Affairs, Abubakar Dauran, said the number of students abducted is yet to be ascertained. “I can confirm to you now that we have sadly received the report on the abduction of the students of GGSS Jangebe and right now, I am on my way to the school. “At this moment, l cannot say how many students were taken away by the gunmen until l get there, but we have already mobilized security men and member...
‘300’ Schoolgirls  Abducted as Bandits Attack Zamfara Girls College
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‘300’ Schoolgirls Abducted as Bandits Attack Zamfara Girls College

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have attacked the Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, Talata Mafara local government area of Zamfara State and abducted '300' of the school girls. According to reports, the gunmen stormed the school premises in the early hours of today, Friday, February 26. The state police command or the state government is yet to comment on this development. This incident comes barely a week after bandits attacked the Government Science College in Kagara, Niger state and abducted 27 students and 15 others after they had shot a student dead.
Update:10 Dead, 47 Injured in Fresh Boko Haram Attack on Maiduguri
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Update:10 Dead, 47 Injured in Fresh Boko Haram Attack on Maiduguri

Ten persons have been confirmed dead and 47 others injured in the fresh attack carried out by Boko Haram members in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital on Tuesday night, February 23. The insurgents stormed the city launching 10 rockets. Among the dead were nine boys playing football at Gwange, when rockets landed in the area. The state governor, Babagana Zulum, last night visited the hospital where the dead and the injured were evacuated shortly after the incident occurred. He was told that 10 people were killed in the explosions that rocked the city and 47 others injured.  
Niger State Government Confirms it is Holding Direct Negotiation with Kagara Schoolboys’ Abductors
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Niger State Government Confirms it is Holding Direct Negotiation with Kagara Schoolboys’ Abductors

The Niger State government says it is negotiating directly with the abductors of 27 students of the Government Science College, Kagara, their teachers and family members, for their release. The Secretary to the State Government, Ahmed Matane, made this known during an interview with Thisday. Bandits dressed in Military uniforms stormed the school on February 17, killing one student and abducting 27 others. During the interview, the SSG said there is no time fixed for the abductees to be released because negotiation is still ongoing with the bandits who abducted them. “If anyone tells you he knows when the schoolboys will be released that person is lying; it may be today or tomorrow; nobody can say; we are still negotiating.”he said Matane added that during the negotiations, ...
9 Suspects Arrested as NDLEA Seizes 1,292 Kilograms of illicit drug in Ondo forest
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9 Suspects Arrested as NDLEA Seizes 1,292 Kilograms of illicit drug in Ondo forest

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Ondo State Command, have arrested nine dealers of illicit drugs and seized from them a total of 1, 292 kilograms of cannabis sativa and its seeds. In a statement released today February 19, the state Commander of the anti-drug agency, Haruna Gagara disclosed that out of the figure, 711.5kg of cannabis seeds were recovered from a forest in Ago Oyibo area of Ogbese, Akure North Local Government Area of the state. According to him, this seizure has thwarted the mass cultivation of an estimated 250 hectares of Cannabis Sativa farmland in Ondo state. Gagara said the humongous cultivation if allowed would produce an estimated 443,000Kgs of cannabis. He said his men stormed the forest on Thursday, February 18, 2021, foll...
Vigilante Leader Killed as Bandit Attack Katsina Community
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Vigilante Leader Killed as Bandit Attack Katsina Community

Gunmen suspected to be bandits attacked Shagari quarters in Funtua Local Government Area of Katsina State and killed the leader of a vigilante group in the area, Ali Bahago, after a gun duel. The bandits also kidnapped one Mr. Alex, a staff of First Bank and two daughters of one elder Hassan, who slumped and died during the invasion. A resident of the quarters, who survived the attack, Sagir Mohammed, told THISDAY on Friday, that the suspected bandits stormed the quarters at about 11:15pm on Thursday, February 11, and operated for over 30 minutes, leaving many occupants of the quarters with varying degrees of injuries. "Bandits attacked Shagari quarters yesterday (Thursday) and killed Alhaji Ali Bahago, who is the leader of vigilante groups. He came to rescue us from the bandi...
Three killed after unknown gunmen opened fire at a crowd in Anambra (graphic)
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Three killed after unknown gunmen opened fire at a crowd in Anambra (graphic)

Three men have been shot dead after two unidentified gunmen stormed the Civic center Eke Nkpor in Idemili local government area of Anambra state and opened fire at persons gathered at the center today February 10. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Haruna Mohammed said at about 1.30pm today, the police received reports of an alleged shooting of one Izuchukwu Idemili 'm' aged 32 years of Nkpor, Chidi Oforma 'm' aged 31 years of Nkpor and Bongo Muoghalu 'm' aged 45years of Umouji. Haruna said the incident allegedly took place when two unknown boys drove a black unregistered Mercedes "V Boot" and opened fire at the crowd shortly after the inauguration of Nkpor Community tax force at the Civic Centre. ''Following the report, Police detectives attac...
14-year-old Girl Uses Machete to Fight Robbers who Stormed their Shop
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14-year-old Girl Uses Machete to Fight Robbers who Stormed their Shop

A 14-year-old girl has been hailed a hero after she was able to repel an armed robbery attack on her mom’s shop. The incident happened in the neighborhood of Rafael Uribe Uribe in Bogota, the capital city of Colombia, on Thursday, February 4, when a biker stopped by a stationery shop and forced entry at 4 am. The owner’s two daughters, aged two and 14, were inside the shop at the time of the attempted raid. CCTV footage inside the shop shows a man dressed in a black outfit and wearing a black helmet, walking into the back of the shop where the cash register is at. The brave teenage girl is seen confronting the robber as she threatens him to back off with a machete. She brandishes the blade in the air and pushes the man out to the front of the shop. Another robber appe...
Man Jumps To His Death After EFCC Stormed 1004 Estate Lagos For Arrest
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Man Jumps To His Death After EFCC Stormed 1004 Estate Lagos For Arrest

A yet to be identified man has reportedly died after he jumped from the 6th floor of the 1004 Estate in Lagos this morning. According to reports, EFCC officials stormed the Estate this morning to arrest some suspected fraudsters. Eyewitnesses say the operatives went from one apartment to the other, knocking, and if denied access, they would break into the apartment. The eyewitnesses say upon hearing that the operatives were around the Estate, the deceased allegedly became apprehensive and jumped from the 6th floor and reportedly died. See video below. https://youtu.be/uSSeCnVmrqE
Mourinho welcomes Aurier back to Tottenham squad for Chelsea showdown
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Mourinho welcomes Aurier back to Tottenham squad for Chelsea showdown

The Ivorian defender was dropped from the team that suffered a 1-0 defeat to Brighton on Sunday Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed Serge Aurier’s availability for their Premier League outing against Chelsea on Thursday. Aurier is in line to make his 12th league appearance of the season as Spurs aim to grab maximum points at home after conceding back-to-back losses in the English top-flight. Last Thursday during Tottenham's 3-1 loss to Liverpool, Aurier was reported to be in hot water after he stormed out of the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium at half-time and he was consequently missing at Brighton.
How Kogi First Lady, Mrs Rashida Bello Stormed Dubai For Weight Reduction
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How Kogi First Lady, Mrs Rashida Bello Stormed Dubai For Weight Reduction

Report reaching us is that, the first lady of kogi state has been in dubai over 3 months with her entourage I.e. her mum, children, staff and some family members. A close source disclosed to us that Mrs Bello took over 10 ambassadorial suite in Armani hotel Burj khalifa , the tallest building in dubai with one suite worth over $3200 ! N1,552,000 per nite ... We were also told that, she was in American hospital for her weight reduction which made her looking more like a teenager while she also undergone liposuction. Recall that davido took to his IG stories to compliment her kids whom he met at dubai mall during one of their numerous shopping.. Congratulations to the Bello’s....
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90 year old Widow allegedly gang-raped by two men after they stormed her house at night

A 90-year-old widow in India was allegedly gang-raped by two men who stormed into her house at night, a new report by the Times of India has revealed.   According to the report, two men came into her house at night on October 24 and sexually attacked the yet to be named woman.   The elderly woman said they left her "almost half-dead" after the attack.   After she regained her senses the next morning she told her neighbour.   She went to hospital and had medical tests after the attack in the Kanchanpur area in the country's North Tripura district.     The family of the 90-year-old woman took her to a police station and lodged a report against Anjan Nama, 35, and another unidentified man.   Speaking to reporters, t...
Police Arrest man who Led a Peaceful Protest in Katsina
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Police Arrest man who Led a Peaceful Protest in Katsina

The Nigerian police has arrested the man who led a protest on Tuesday, June 16, in Katsina. Nastura Sharif was arrested on Wednesday, June 17. The group’s Director of Operations, Aminu Adams made this known in a statement. Adams explained that they were invited after the protest by the state commissioner of police, Sanusi Buba for interrogation and Sharif was detained. His said, “After the protest ended peacefully, the Katsina state police commissioner, Mr. Sanusi Buba, invited us to his office for an interaction during which he told us that the Inspector General of Police wanted to see Sharif. “The commissioner handed us to a team of policemen, headed by the OC (officer in charge), federal operations bureau (FOB), who led us to Abuja. “We drove from Katsina to Abuja wit...
Gunmen Abduct Housewife in Nasarawa State
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Gunmen Abduct Housewife in Nasarawa State

Unknown gunmen have abducted the wife of Eggon Youth President in Nasarawa state, Daniel Anyabuga. According to reports, the gunmen, numbering about ten, stormed the residence of the Eggon Youth President at Ombi 2 between 10pm and 11 pm and whisked his wife away. The state Commissioner of Police, Bola Longe, who confirmed this, said four persons have been arrested while motorcycle used for the operation have also been recovered. The police boss said those arrested include two herders and two indigenous. He said efforts are being made to ensure the safe rescue of Mrs. Anyabuga.
Bobrisky Heads Out in Convoy to Surprise Father on his Birthday
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Bobrisky Heads Out in Convoy to Surprise Father on his Birthday

Controversial Nigerian cross dresser, Okuneye Idris better known as Bobrisky was seen earlier today in a convoy on their way to celebrate his father on his birthday. In a recent video he uploaded on his official Instagram page on Monday, June 15, the cross dresser wrote that he was out to give his father a surprise. Excited about his father’s birthday, Bobrisky wrote; “Going to surprise my dad. Thanks to @royalhugssurprises for turning up for me. Happy birthday daddy. ???? ?“ While wishing him a happy belated birthday, lots of fans wished they could see the father’s photograph, which Bobrisky has never posted before. SEE THE VIDEO HERE If you recall in 2019, the controversial dresser’s birthday that was supposed to take place on August 31st was botched by the Police after...
4 Persons Sustain Gunshot Injuries as Armed Robbers Attack PoS Shop in Plateau
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4 Persons Sustain Gunshot Injuries as Armed Robbers Attack PoS Shop in Plateau

Four customers sustained gunshot wounds during a robbery attack at a PoS shop in Panyam District of Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau on Sunday night June 14. Residents of the area say the robbers stormed the area and began firing in the air to scare people around as they headed straight to the PoS shop belonging to one Mr. Ifeanyi Ide. “Immediately they entered the shop, we heard gun shots and we concluded that they have killed the PoS operator. After the robbers have left, we got to know that he was left untouched but not the four people they met in his shop as they were shot and wounded,” a resident said The state police command confirmed the incident and said an investigation has commenced into the matter. The four customers are currently receiving treatment at the...
5 Brothers Abducted in Kaduna after Kidnappers Broke into their Home While they Were Sleeping
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5 Brothers Abducted in Kaduna after Kidnappers Broke into their Home While they Were Sleeping

Gunmen have abducted six people in Kaduna, five of whom are brothers from the same parents. The boys, who are between the ages of 8 and 18, were kidnapped in Gonin Gora area of Chikun local government area of Kaduna state. The boys were sleeping in their home in the late hours of Thursday, June 4, when the kidnappers stormed the home, beat them up, and took them away. Their father, Mr Bamidele Awelewa who narrated how the incident happened, said the kidnappers gained access into his compound by breaking the fence and later forced themselves into the main building. He explained that they were armed with dangerous weapons and they beat up his children before whisking them all away. Awelewa said that he and his wife were later released by the kidnappers and were asked to lo...
Gunmen kill 11 Yansakai Security Men, Rustle over 1200 Cattle in Zamfara
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Gunmen kill 11 Yansakai Security Men, Rustle over 1200 Cattle in Zamfara

Unknown Gunmen, at the wee hours of Friday, stormed Katsira community, in Wanke district of Gusau Local Government Area of Zamfara state, killed eleven members of a local security group, Yansakai, injuring many other people. Eyewitness accounts said the gunmen stormed the village and rustled over 1200 cattle and left the scene of the crime, saying that the Yansakai men decided to trail them to recover the rustled cattle. Speaking further, the villagers said as the Yansakai men cornered the armed bandits, there was fire for fire operation between the armed bandits and the Yansakai men which led to the death of the eleven of the Yansakai men. When contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) SP Mohammed Shehu confirmed the incident but said that only four people w...
Nigerian Soldier Killed During Boko Haram Attack in Damboa
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Nigerian Soldier Killed During Boko Haram Attack in Damboa

A Nigerian soldier, Haruna Banana, was killed during an attack in Damboa, Borno state yesterday Wednesday March 4th. The sect members stormed the community in the early hours of yesterday, shooting sporadically. Dogo Shettima, an aide to Borno state governor, Babagana Zulum, took to his Twitter handle to announce Haruna's death during the attack. See his tweet below.
Boko Haram Members Attack Damboa community, Reportedly Kill Four Policemen
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Boko Haram Members Attack Damboa community, Reportedly Kill Four Policemen

Boko Haram members and men of the Nigerian Army engaged in a fierce gunbattle in Damboa, headquarters of a local government area in Borno state today. According to reports, the sect members stormed the village around 6:30 am Wednesday morning, March 4th, shooting sporadically into the air. “They came in plenty of hilux trucks. We saw about 20 before we started running towards the bush. They came in two batches. One came in through the north Sambisa and the other from Alagaruno.  Soldiers from the 25 task force came in about 30 minutes and right now, over an hour,  they are still exchanging gunshots with the insurgents.” a resident said A military source said the suspected Boko Haram member arrived in  trucks fitted with machine guns.. “We lost four mobile policemen and two ...
Over 30 People Killed as Bandits Attack Kaduna Villages
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Over 30 People Killed as Bandits Attack Kaduna Villages

Some villages in Igabi and Giwa local government areas of Kaduna State suffered an attack by bandits over the weekend, which left at least 30 people dead and many others injured. Victims of the attack are reportedly residents of Kerawa, Rago, Marina, Zariyawa, Hashimawa, Gidan Musa Saidu, and Unguwar Barau villages. It was alleged that the bandits launched the attack against residents of the villages for reportedly providing information about their activities to security operatives. An eyewitness said; “If you remember, few weeks ago, Policemen raided the bandits’ camp and killed over 200 of them. Soldiers and Air Force also attacked the bandits few days ago and they also killed many of them. So, these people believe we are the ones giving the security operatives informatio...
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ISWAP Attacks Chibok Village, Abducts Head of Civilian Joint Task Force

Suspected members of  the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP), in the early hours of today February 26th, attacked Bambula community in Chibok local government area of Borno state, abducting many persons including Mohammed Abba, the head of the civilian joint task force (JTF) in the commmunity. According to residents, the insurgents stormed their community around 4am while of they were still asleep. “The sporadic gunshots woke us, and everybody started running to safety. The insurgents came in through Ajigum Talala, a part of the forest where ISWAP has a strong unit. They headed straight to Abba and took him. They have been warning him before but Abba refused to cooperate with them. They abducted many others who couldn’t run. They also burnt down some properties incl...
Police Confirm Death of Inspector During Gun Battle with Bandits in Niger state
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Police Confirm Death of Inspector During Gun Battle with Bandits in Niger state

The Niger State Police Command on Monday, confirmed the killing of Inspector Ibrahim Mitra during a gun battle with bandits. Spokesperson of the Command, DSP Muhammad Abubakar, who confirmed the incident in a statement, said that on Sunday, February, 16, at about 1445 hours, a distress call was put across to a Joint Police/Military team in Bangi Area under Mariga LGA of Niger State that some armed bandits suspected to be cattle rustlers stormed Muchiya Kaji Village of Mariga LGA and were about to rustle cattle. "The team responded quickly and engaged the bandits in a fierce gun battle, fatally wounded three (3) armed bandits forcing other bandits to abandon the cattle and fled to the bush. One (1) AK-47 Rifle and one Bajaj motorcycle were recovered as exhibits but unfortunately o...
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...
Nigerian Father Disgraces Pastor for Allegedly Trying to Sleep with his Daughter in US Church
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Nigerian Father Disgraces Pastor for Allegedly Trying to Sleep with his Daughter in US Church

A mild drama played out in a US-based church as an aggrieved Nigerian father stormed the building to disgrace a Pastor he accused of trying to sleep with his daughter. The service at First Christ Apostolic Church was disrupted as a result of the incident and the Pastor was spotted in the viral video walking frantically. While some church members tried salvaging the situation, the Nigerian man also accused the Pastor of allegedly sleeping with his wife.  He was heard saying; "You fu*ked my wife you still wanna fu*k my daughter" Here is the viral video below;
Policemen Arrest Fellow Officers for Collecting Bribe in Lagos
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Policemen Arrest Fellow Officers for Collecting Bribe in Lagos

A video making rounds online, captured moment some policemen arrested their colleagues for collecting bribe. The policemen attached to the Nigeria Police special squad 'Operation Puff Adder’ who stormed the scene in patrol vans, arrested the bribe-taking officers at Ijesha area of Lagos state. Here is the viral video below;  
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;
Abducted Seminarian Found Dead in Kaduna
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Abducted Seminarian Found Dead in Kaduna

Nnadi Michael, a Seminarian who was abducted alongside 3 of his colleagues by gunmen who stormed their hostel in Kaduna State on January 9, 2020 has been found dead. Confirming the death of the Seminarian following his abduction by gunmen wearing military uniforms, Registrar of the seminary Reverend Father Joel Usman said Nnadi's corpse was found in a bush.. The statement released last night reads; This is to inform all our friends and well wishers that the remaining abducted seminarian has been found dead. "Thank you very much for your prayerful support.  Let us keep praying for Nigeria." Also serving an update on the abduction, the Kaduna State Police Command said the remaining three Seminarians were later released from captivity.
Oyo Local Council boss Hospitalized after Being Released by Political Thugs that Abducted him
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Oyo Local Council boss Hospitalized after Being Released by Political Thugs that Abducted him

The Chairman of Afijio Local Government Area of Oyo State, Samuel Aderemi has been hospitalized after being released by political thugs that abducted him for 2 hours in Jobele. Aderemi who was one of the local government chairmen sacked by Governor Seyi Makinde in 2019, was abducted after the political thugs stormed the council's secretariat to stop him and some All Prorgressives Congress councilors from resuming duty. The Council Chairman who was abducted and driven to an unknown destination, was left with injuries after being rescued two hours later by security agents. Other local government secretariats where some sacked APC local government chairmen tried resuming duty, also witnessed chaotic scenes.
FCT Police Confirm Midnight Abduction of Federal Government College Student
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FCT Police Confirm Midnight Abduction of Federal Government College Student

The Federal  Capital Territory FCT Police  command has confirmed the abduction of Gift Abiikor, a 17-year-old student of Federal Government College in Rubochi, Abuja. FCT's Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Anjuguri Manzah revealed that the student was abducted by unknown persons in the early hours of Tuesday January 28. It was gathered that FCT's Commissioner of Police, CP Bala Ciroma has already ordered an investigation into the abduction. The statement read in parts; “According to one Ahmed Adamu, who reported the incident to the police, some armed men stormed his house at about 0100hrs and abducted Gift Abiikor while asleep in the same bed with his children. “The unfortunate incident happened at the residence of Ahmed Adamu, which is outside the premises of Federa...

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