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Bandits kidnap Traditional Ruler in Niger state
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Bandits kidnap Traditional Ruler in Niger state

Suspected bandits have kidnapped Dr. Mahmud Ahmed Aliyu, the Dodo of Wawa (Gbere) in Niger State. The traditional ruler was kidnapped from his palace in Wawa, a suburb of New Bussa, the headquarters of Borgu local government area, in the presence of his wives around 9:30pm on Saturday, September 4. It was gathered that the bandits carrying guns and cutlasses, stormed the palace, went straight to his apartment and whisked him away to an unknown destination. Aliyu is the 16th Dodo of Wawa and a PhD holder in Environmental Science from the Malaysian National University, Kuala Lumpur. The family has, so far, not received any call from his abductors. Spokesperson of the Niger State Police Command, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, who confirmed the incident, said that police and vigilantes ...
I’m Pained – Grieving widow narrates how her husband died in police custody in Bauchi seven months after their wedding
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I’m Pained – Grieving widow narrates how her husband died in police custody in Bauchi seven months after their wedding

I'm pained - Grieving widow narrates how her husband died in police custody in Bauchi seven months after their wedding   The wife of a 33-year-old shopkeeper allegedly died in police custody in Bauchi State, wants everyone involved in his death to be punished. LIB had reported Dauda Danlami was allegedly tortured to death by the police on Thursday, July 8, 2021 after his arrest in Yelwa Kgadama, a suburb of Bauchi metropolis. Speaking to Punch , Altine Danladi, 28, said she is pained over the death of her husband seven months after their wedding and demanded for justice. "My husband and I woke up on the morning of Thursday, July 8, 2021 and he was hale and hearty. We had our morning devotion, after which I prepared breakfast. After that, we went into the bathroom and ...
Police accused of torturing 33-year-old man to death in Bauchi
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Police accused of torturing 33-year-old man to death in Bauchi

The family of a 33-year-old man, Dauda Danladi, has accused the Bauchi State Police Command of torturing him to death.   It was gathered that Dauda, who got married last year, died on Thursday, July 8, while allegedly in police custody.   He was said to have been arrested by a team of security operatives in front of his shop located in Yelwa Kagadama, a suburb of Bauchi metropolis around 9pm on Thursday.   An eyewitness, Liatu Nuhu, who sells groundnut milk and rice gruel close to the shop of the deceased told Punch that the police and the vigilante arrived in Gestapo style and started arresting people indiscriminately.   "I was doing my business when, suddenly, the police and some vigilantes came, more than 10 of them, and started arresting ...
Dead body of missing man found inside giant dinosaur statue
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Dead body of missing man found inside giant dinosaur statue

The dead body of a missing man was found trapped inside a giant dinosaur statue. Investigators believe the 39-year-old mistakenly dropped his phone in the statue then he became trapped when trying to retrieve it and died a slow death. However, there is no obvious indication as to how he originally entered the stegosaurus. His body was found when a disturbing odour from the papier-mâché figure in the Barcelona suburb of Santa Coloma de Gramenet was smelt by a father and son on Saturday, May 22. On closer inspection, the dad spotted the corpse through a crack in a rear leg of the statue, BBC News reports. He then called the police who said the man's family had reported him missing and no one else is understood to have been involved in his death. A spokesperson for l...
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Retired Police Officer Arrested for allegedly Beating Wife to Death

A retired Assistant Superintendent of Police has been arrested for allegedly beating his wife to death in Bauchi. Daniel Salka, who is also the head of Sabon Layi Kwara hamlet in Bogoro Local Government Area of Bauchi State, has been suspended by his local government over the alleged violence that led to his wife's death, Hajara Daniel. A statement from the Chairman of Bogoro local government, Iliya Habila, signed by Director of Administration and General Services, Mr. Marcus Nehemaih, reads: "The suspension is with immediate effect pending the outcome of an investigation by the police. "Mr. Daniel Salka is alleged to have beaten his wife, the late Mrs Hajara, to death on April 19, 2021. He was arrested by the combined team of vigilantes and DSS officials on April 26, 2021 in ...
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...
Lady Who Had Pepper Inserted in her Private Part for Stealing iPhone Speaks up
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Lady Who Had Pepper Inserted in her Private Part for Stealing iPhone Speaks up

The lady who was accused of stealing an iPhone and had pepper inserted into her private part has narrated what she suffered in the hands of her accusers. According to the lady identified as Favour, a commercial sex worker, her accusers took her to a native doctor who used voodoo to place bullets in her belly. The act forced her to confess to committing the crime. However, after they left the native doctor’s den, she told her accusers that she didn’t steal the iPhone. Angered by her revelation, the accusers descended on her and stripped her off her clothes. As if that wasn’t enough, they inserted pepper into her private part and filmed the when thing, a video which went viral. On his involvement, Joel Igbinovia, the owner of the missing iPhone Xs-Max, said the victim and her fem...
Man arrested on his way to a church with loaded firearm, claims he was going to the house of God to go ‘fulfill a prophecy’
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Man arrested on his way to a church with loaded firearm, claims he was going to the house of God to go ‘fulfill a prophecy’

Authorities in Texas have arrested a man who was armed while on his way to a church with claims that he was going to the house of God to go 'fulfill a prophecy'. 33-year-old Tony Dwayne Albert II was arrested in Seguin, a suburb outside San Antonio, after a passerby saw the man carrying a handgun outside just before 7am on Sunday and called the police immediately. An off-duty Seguin officer reportedly responded to the call and found Albert armed. He was arrested near where The Door Christian Church is located for possession of marijuana and possession of a firearm. He reportedly told cops he was on his way to the church to 'fulfill...a prophecy' According to MySanAntonio.com, Albert II is not new to committing crimes. He was arrested at least six times in Harris County on vario...

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