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Police launch manhunt for killer of retired police officer in Abuja
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Police launch manhunt for killer of retired police officer in Abuja

Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command have declared a manhunt for the killer of a retired Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) Augustine Egim. Egim was until his death, the General Manager of Percival Security and Safety Agencies Limited (PSSA), a private security company firm in Abuja. According to TheSun , the Ogoja, Cross River State native died on Thursday night, October 21, after the fleeing suspect pushed him and he fell and hit his head on a stone. Ejim had reportedly gone to visit his sister about 9:30 pm at the Karamajidi suburb area of Abuja in connection with a proposed early morning journey on Friday. He was said to have lost his father-in-law whose body is currently in the mortuary, and his planned journey was in connection with the burial. The late p...
Chelsea facing striker crisis with Lukaku, Werner injured
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Chelsea facing striker crisis with Lukaku, Werner injured

Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel is facing a striker crisis after Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner both went off injured against Malmo on Wednesday night. The Blues went on to win 4-0 in the Champions League clash, thanks to goals from Jorginho (2), Andreas Christensen and Kai Havertz. However, their emphatic victory was marred by the knocks picked up by their key frontmen. Lukaku was forced off with a suspected ankle injury in the 20th minute, as he went down under a challenge inside the box. Werner soon followed him off the bench, with what appeared to be a hamstring problem. Tuchel will be hoping that either or both strikers are fit for this weekend’s Premier League game against bottom team Norwich City.
Osun lawmaker escapes as gunmen attack convoy
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Osun lawmaker escapes as gunmen attack convoy

Gunmen suspected to be hired assassins, on Monday, opened fire on the convoy Of Rasheed Olalekan Afolabi, the member representing Ifelodun/ Boripe/Odo-Otin Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives. According to a statement credited to his media office, the incident occurred along the Akure-Okenne road in Kogi State. The statement revealed that the lawmaker and his wife, Mrs. Abimbola Afolabi had just left their home town, Ikirun on Monday morning after attending the APC State Congress on Saturday and were dropped off by his drivers at the Akure Airport in order to catch a connecting flight to Abuja while his drivers continued the journey by road to Abuja. “The two cars, Ford SUV and Ford Hilux were, however, attacked along Akure-Kogi road and the gun shots were directe...
Photo of the terror suspect who killed British MP, Sir David Amess, is released as it’s revealed he became radicalized watching Islamist videos
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Photo of the terror suspect who killed British MP, Sir David Amess, is released as it’s revealed he became radicalized watching Islamist videos

The terror suspect accused of stabbing Sir David Amess to death has been pictured for the first time. Ali Harbi Ali, 25, is being held by police on suspicion of murdering the veteran Conservative MP as he met with his Southend West constituents on Friday afternoon, October 15. Police and intelligence officials are still not sure about why the 69-year-old Tory politician was singled out for attack by a suspected Islamist extremist. Reports had initially suggested that Sir David, a devout Roman Catholic and prominent Brexiteer who was MP for Southend West, had been selected because of his political views or religion. However, investigators now believe that there may have been no specific motive for the targeting of Sir David, and that the 69-year-old was stabbed to death be...
Three suspected kidnappers arrested in Kano for threatening to abduct man and family members if he fails to pay N2m
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Three suspected kidnappers arrested in Kano for threatening to abduct man and family members if he fails to pay N2m

Operatives of the Kano State Police Command have arrested three suspected kidnappers at Sharada quarters of the state. Spokesman of the command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday, said the suspects were arrested following a report received from a resident that he was contacted and threatened on the telephone to pay the sum of Two Million Naira (N2,000,000:00), otherwise, himself or any member of his family would be kidnapped. Kiyawa noted that the complainant had earlier given N1m to the suspects after they made similar threats. "On the 23/09/2021 at about 1746hrs, a report was received from a resident of Kwanar Ganduje, Sharada Phase II Quarters, Kano, that he was contacted and threatened on the telephone to pay the sum of Two Million Nair...
Terrorists not camping around Abuja – Defence HQS
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Terrorists not camping around Abuja – Defence HQS

The Chief of Defense Staff, General Lucky Irabor, has dismissed claims that suspected terrorists are setting up camps around the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Irabor reacted to the rumors when he spoke during the Ministerial briefing organized by the Presidential Communications Team at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Thursday, October 14. Recall that Yoruba sociocultural group, Afenifere on Wednesday raised the alarm that it had gained intelligence from some sources that the terrorists had started setting up camps around the FCT and Niger State, calling for immediate action. Reacting to the claim, Irabor said ir is false and should be disregarded. He pointed out that many people pushing out information do so to ‘fly agenda kites’, adding that if there was anything like being...
Gunmen ambush police patrol team in Bayelsa, cart away riffle
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Gunmen ambush police patrol team in Bayelsa, cart away riffle

A police patrol team has been ambushed by suspected cultists at Kolo-Ogbia road, in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. A riffle belonging to a police inspector who was injured in the attack, was reportedly carted away. Police spokesman in Bayelsa State, SP Asinim Butswat confirmed the incident and also revealed that only the inspector sustained an injury. He added in Bayelsa State Police media WhatsApp group, that an investigation is ongoing. Butswat wrote; “Police officers who were conducting stop and search operations along Kolo-Ogbia Road, were attacked by gunmen suspected to be cultists, on 11 October, 2021, at about 2245hours. “A Police inspector was fatally injured and his riffle was carted away. Investigation is ongoing to apprehend the gunmen and recover...
Kenya’s Tokyo Olympic star and World Championship medallist, Agnes Tirop found stabbed to death
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Kenya’s Tokyo Olympic star and World Championship medallist, Agnes Tirop found stabbed to death

Kenya's two-time World Championship bronze medallist, Agnes Jebet Tirop, has been found dead. The 25-year-old long-distance runner, who represented Kenya at the Tokyo Olympics, was found dead in her house in Iten, Elgeyo Marakwet County on Wednesday, October 13. Chairperson of Athletics Kenya in the Nairobi Region, Barnaba Korir, who confirmed the tragic news, said she had stab wounds in the abdomen, Barnaba Korir. It is suspected her ex-lover is behind the killing. In the Tokyo Olympic Games, Tirop emerged fourth in the 5,000m women’s finals after clocking 14:39.62. Tirop was the 2019 World 5,000m bronze medalist. She also won the 2015 senior Cross Country Championships honours. Tirop smashed the 10km World record on September 12, 2021. She clocked 30:01 to shave 28 ...
22 men arrested for alleged internet fraud in Ogbomoso
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22 men arrested for alleged internet fraud in Ogbomoso

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Command have arrested 22 suspected ”Yahoo Boys” for alleged involvement in internet fraud in Ogbomoso. The suspect were arrested on Tuesday, October 12. The suspects are Akintunde Ibrahim Olajide, Yusuf Taiye Afeez, Jimoh Idris Okikiola, Adeyemo Wariz Adegoke, Ademola Olalekan Saheed, Anif Abayomi Busayo, Oriade Sunday Oluwatobi, Ajadi Opeyemi Damilola,Peter Akanji Blessing,Olaoluwa Felix Oguniran, Agbei Shola Peter, Toheeb Adeagbo Tola, Ajayi Akinyinka Umar. Others include Ibrahim Opeyemi Ishola, Samson Shonubi Oluwafemi, Oki Kayode Oluwadunsi, Durosamo Temitope Dickson, Akinremi Ridwan Abiodun, Ahmed Ogunyele and Olawore Ridwan Olalekan.
Police arrest two suspected armed robbers, recover gun, Indian hemp
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Police arrest two suspected armed robbers, recover gun, Indian hemp

Policemen from Ovwian/Aladja Division in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State have arrested two suspected armed robbers with locally made cut to size guns as well as substances suspected to be Indian hemp. The two suspects include Godspower Alfred, 23yrs; and Destiny Akwara, 34yrs. They were arrested during a raid of criminal hideout/black spots by the Police in the Ujevwu Community. The Delta State Police Command, led by CP Ari Muhammed Ali, disclosed this in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe. The Police image maker said,” the suspects who gathered in a large number smoking Indian Hemp took to their heels on sighting the police. “They were chased and two of them namely Godspower Alfred age 23yrs and Destiny Akwara 34yrs were arr...
Two arrested as suspected robbery gang lays siege on Kwara community
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Two arrested as suspected robbery gang lays siege on Kwara community

Two suspected members of a robbery gang have been arrested at Ga Adabata, Temidire, in Asa Local Government Area of Kwara State. They were arrested by local vigilante while others escaped. Spokesman of the Kwara State command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Babawale Zaid Afolabi confirmed this to newsmen in Ilorin on Sunday. He said “there have been reports of nefarious activities of suspected armed robbers in some communities of Alapa town in Asa local government area of the state. “The robbers were fond of going around with dangerous weapons, attacking innocent people and dispossessing them of their belongings. “One of such attacks took place on Saturday night, some people were attacked with matchets and other dangerous weapons by hoodlums who carte...
Suspected kidnappers attack Police station and abduct nursing mother in Adamawa
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Suspected kidnappers attack Police station and abduct nursing mother in Adamawa

Suspected kidnappers have attacked Ngurore Police station in Yola South Local Government Area of Adamawa and abducted a nursing mother in the area. Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the command, DSP Sulaiman Nguroje, said the assailants attacked the station at about 2 a. m on Sunday, but no casualty was recorded. "The suspected kidnappers targeted one Alhaji Umaru of Nasarawo B, a resident of Ngurore town in Yola South LGA. The criminals separated into two groups; one attacked the Police station to divert the attention of security operatives, while other group attacked Alhaji Umaru’s house and kidnapped his wife, Hauwa Umaru, and her daughter. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Mohammed Barde, has ordered the deployment of operational asset including Polic...
University shooter who killed 6 and injured 47 regains consciousness after leg was amputated to find his parents have ‘disowned’ him
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University shooter who killed 6 and injured 47 regains consciousness after leg was amputated to find his parents have ‘disowned’ him

The shooter who opened fire two weeks ago in a Russian university will face justice after his leg was amputated and a bullet removed from his chest, saving his life. Timur Bekmansurov, 18, killed 6 people and injured 47 when he opened fire on the campus of Perm State University in September 2021. Terrified students jumped out of windows to escape the shooter. The suspect was immobilised by a traffic policeman and he was initially believed to be in a critical condition. Timur receiving first aid at the scene of the shooting However, the latest updates say his leg was amputated below the knee, and a bullet was removed from the right side of his chest. He regained consciousness and "asked for his parents", but they have "disowned" him, according to reports. Th...
Police arrest bandits kingpin, neutralize five others in Zamfara
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Police arrest bandits kingpin, neutralize five others in Zamfara

The Zamfara State Police Command says it has arrested one Mr Bello Rugga, a notorious bandit commander terrorizing parts of the state. The state’s Commissioner of Police, CP Ayuba Elkanah, who made the disclosure while parading the kingpin alongside 21 other suspected bandits and their collaborators, on Saturday in Gusau, the state capital, said five others were also neutralized during a raid in Gummi Local Government Area of the state. The Commissioner revealed that the kingpin was a leader of a bandit gang who was earlier declared wanted by the command. “On Oct. 1, 2021, Police Tactical Operatives on Anti-Banditry Operation around Gummi axis, acted on intelligence report, stormed Gidan Bita, Malakar and Kagara forest, and arrested one notorious bandit’s commander, Bello Rugga. ...
Suspected thief electrocuted as transformer blows in Festac
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Suspected thief electrocuted as transformer blows in Festac

A suspected thief was electrocuted when a transformer blew in Festac, Lagos. The incident happened on Friday morning, October 1, 2021, at 721 Road, G close, and residents claim the deceased was known in the area for stealing. Since the incident, no one has come to claim his body. Watch the video below.
Police rescue suspected homosexuals from mob attack after they were allegedly caught having s*x in a public toilet in Rivers
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Police rescue suspected homosexuals from mob attack after they were allegedly caught having s*x in a public toilet in Rivers

Two persons suspected to be homosexuals escaped a mob attack after they were allegedly caught having sex in a public toilet at the Mile Three Park, Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Punch reports that one of them, said to be in his early 40s and identified simply as Stephen, was reported to be sleeping with a young man in the toilet when they were caught. The attendant of the public toilet, Mr Vitalis Andrew, recalled that Stephen and his alleged partner paid him money to use two different toilet rooms, but another customer, who was using one of the toilets, heard loud moaning and suspected something was fishy. Andrew claimed that the customer climbed the wall separating the two toilet rooms and saw Stephen having intercourse with his partner. “This morning, one guy paid me to use th...
Two Nigerians impersonating US Soldiers Jailed for Love scam in Kwara
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Two Nigerians impersonating US Soldiers Jailed for Love scam in Kwara

Justice Mohamed Sani of the Federal High Court sitting in Ilorin, Kwara State, has sentenced two men, Sunday Akinrodolu and Tobi George, who were posing as military officers in the United States of America, to various jail terms for offences bordering on love scam and Internet fraud. Akinrodolu and George were jailed alongside one Victor Oluwajobi after being arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. A statement released by the spokesperson of the antigraft agency, Wilson Uwujaren, said the convicts were among the 34 suspected Internet fraudsters arrested in different locations in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State, on March 8, 2021. While Akinrodolu and George were posing to be US military officers to lure unsuspecting victims into online relationships, Oluwajobi was charg...
Suspected armed robber arrested on his way back from an operation
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Suspected armed robber arrested on his way back from an operation

A suspected armed robber, Rotimi Ojugbele, was on Monday, September 27, arrested by men of the Ogun state police command along Ilaro/Owode Yewa road, while coming from a robbery operation. A statement released by the spokesperson of the command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, says the suspect was arrested when the DPO of Ilaro division, CSP Olayemi Jacob, led his men on an early morning patrol of the area at about 6 :30 am ''While on the road, two men on motorcycle with one of them carrying a bag were accosted for stop and search, and immediately they were stopped, one of them jumped down and took to his heels while the other one was quickly apprehended. On searching the bag found with them, the following items were found in the bag: one double barrel locally made p...
Actress Lilian Gabriel recounts how she was defrauded by a man who claimed to be a man of God
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Actress Lilian Gabriel recounts how she was defrauded by a man who claimed to be a man of God

Nigerian actress, Lilian Gabriel, has recounted how she was defrauded by a man who claimed to be a prophet in Asaba, the Delta state capital. In a viral video, Lilian said she met the man somewhere in Asaba who told her he saw a vision for her. The man told her that since she is an orphan, God is about to wipe her tears and that she should bring her ATM card so he could pray on it as her miracle will come via a final breakthrough. Lilian said she gave her ATM card to him and he prayed on it and asked her to immediately place it back in her purse. Little did she know the supposed prophet had exchanged her ATM card for a fake card. She later started receiving debit alerts from her phone as the man who is a suspected fraudster had hacked into her account and made withdrawals of all ...
Sit-at-home: Hoodlums Set Vehicle conveying food items ablaze in Enugu
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Sit-at-home: Hoodlums Set Vehicle conveying food items ablaze in Enugu

Suspected hoodlums have set ablaze a vehicle conveying food items in Enugu State on Monday, September 27. The vehicle was set on fire during the sit-at-home declared by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The vehicle conveying tomatoes, vegetables and other food items was burnt at Edem junction, Ibeagwa in Enugu East Local Government Area of the state. It was gathered that the vehicle was returning from the Ugwogo end of the Opi-Enugu by-pass when it was attacked. Sympathisers were said to have put a call to the State Fire Service, who eventually contained the inferno. A sympathiser said;  “It’s a fairly huge loss which ought not to have occurred had our people reasoned very well before embarking on retrogressive actions such as this one.” M...
Anthony Joshua rushed to Hospital after Losing to Usyk
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Anthony Joshua rushed to Hospital after Losing to Usyk

Anthony Joshua was taken to hospital for assessment following his loss to Oleksandr Usyk on Saturday night. The British-Nigerian boxer is suspected to have suffered eye socket damage. Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, has revealed that he could not see properly after the ninth round. By the 10th round, ‘AJ’ was carrying a black and swollen eye, as Usyk continued to batter him at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. The Ukrainian almost knocked him down in the final seconds, but won via unanimous decision 117-112, 116-112 and 115-113. “He will go to hospital. I don’t know if he has broken his eye socket, it doesn’t look great. “He said he couldn’t see after the ninth round, obviously he was getting tagged a lot as well. “His power looked like it had left him, th...
Famous Mexican TV host on the run after allegedly Embezzling $146 million from the government’
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Famous Mexican TV host on the run after allegedly Embezzling $146 million from the government’

A famous Mexican TV host best know for proposing to Tom Brady is on the run with her husband after allegedly embezzling $146million from the country's Ministry of the Interior. An arrest warrant for Inés Gómez Mont, 38, and her lawyer husband Victor Manuel Álvarez Puga, was issued by a federal judge on September 10.  But the couple managed to flee from Mexico before being taken into custody. Their whereabouts remain unknown, but they are suspected of hiding out in the US, according to Fox. The Mexican Attorney General's office is requesting Interpol, the International Criminal Police Organization, to issue an international arrest warrant - known as a red notice - to expand the search and help the country locate the couple. Before fleeing M...
Police arrest three female members of syndicate supplying fuel to bandits in Katsina
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Police arrest three female members of syndicate supplying fuel to bandits in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command has arrested three female members of a syndicate supplying fuel to bandits in a forest in the state. Spokesperson of the command, SP Gambo Isah, who paraded the suspects at the police headquarters on Thursday, September 23, said they were arrested by a team of policemen on patrol along Katsina - Jibia road. The suspects are Dija Umar, 50; Ummah Bello, 45; and Nusaiba Muhammad, 16, all of Malali Quarters, in Katsina Local Government Area of Katsina. “The fact of the case is, the syndicate was arrested by a team of policemen on patrol along Katsina – Jibia road, concealing PMS in their travelling bags neatly, reasonably suspected to be supplies to the bandits hibernating in the fringes of Jibia forest," Gambo stated. "In the course of investig...
Police arrest, parade three suspected kidnappers of Bethel Baptist School students
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Police arrest, parade three suspected kidnappers of Bethel Baptist School students

Three suspected kidnappers have been arrested by the Nigeria Police in connection with the abduction of over 100 students of Bethel Baptist school in Kaduna State. The name of the suspects include, “Adamu Bello, Isiaku Lawal and Muazu Abubakar” They were paraded on Thursday by the Force Public Relations Officers, Frank Mba, at the headquarters of defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The suspects who were dressed in military camouflage told journalists during interviews that they were among the 25 gunmen who stormed the school recently. Abubakar, a 27-year-old suspect, said, “Twenty-five of us carried out the operation. We kidnapped 136 students and I got N100,000 share from the money.” DAILY POST recalls that the school was inva...
I am getting better, says Hospitalised Pele
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I am getting better, says Hospitalised Pele

Brazilian football legend Pele said Sunday he is “punching the air” to celebrate “every better day” after the 80-year-old suffered his latest health scare. “As you can see, I’m punching the air in celebration of every better day,” Pele wrote on Instagram beside a photograph of him sitting in a hospital chair, watched over by two medical staff. The three-time World Cup winner was Friday briefly transferred back to an intensive care unit at the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo, where he underwent surgery earlier this month, after suffering breathing difficulties. “A good mood is the best medicine and I have plenty of that. It couldn’t be different,” he added Sunday. “I have received so much affection that my heart is full of gratitude. Thanks to all the amazing staff...
Police arrest fake military officer with AK-49 rifle in Nasarawa
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Police arrest fake military officer with AK-49 rifle in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa Police Command has arrested a fake military officer who has been oppressing residents of Karu and Lafia local government areas of the state. The State Commissioner of Police, CP Adesina Soyemi, disclosed this on Friday, September 17, in Lafia while parading the suspect alongside 60 other suspected criminals. According to the CP, the suspect, Timothy Emmanuel, who is an indigene of Plateau State had been on the watch list of the Police. He was said to have been apprehended with an AK-49 rifle and two magazines while travelling along the B.A.D Road in a vehicle suspected to have been stolen. "On 12/9/2021 at about 1900hrs, one Timothy Emmanuel `M` 28yrs of Bakin Chiyawa village, Quanpan LGA of Plateau State was intercepted along B.A.D road, Lafia wearing Military...
Troops Rescue Army Major Abducted During Bandits Attack on NDA
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Troops Rescue Army Major Abducted During Bandits Attack on NDA

Major CL Datong, who was abducted when bandits broke into the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) in Kaduna, last month, has regained freedom. Bandits attacked the NDA on August 24, 2021, killing two senior officers in the process. On Friday night, the Deputy Director Army Public Relations 1 Division, Nigerian Army, Colonel Ezindu Idimah, announced the rescue of Datong from the kidnapper's den. Idimah said the operation leading to his rescue brought about the destruction of several identified bandits’ camps in Afaka- Birnin Gwari areas of the state. According to him, scores of bandits were killed during the operation, particularly, in the late hours of September 17, 2021. “The troops arrived at a camp suspected to be the location where Maj CL Datong was being held. At the camp, the t...
Bandits kill Miyetti Allah chairman in Kaduna after he failed to pay N20m ransom
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Bandits kill Miyetti Allah chairman in Kaduna after he failed to pay N20m ransom

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have killed the Chairman of Lere Local Government branch of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) Kaduna State, Alhaji Abubakar Abdullahi Damba. The Fulani community leader popularly known as Dambardi, was killed in the early hours of Friday, September 17, in his village, Lere. The State Chairman of the association, Alhaji Haruna Usman Tugga, who confirmed the incident in a press release said the gunmen stormed the residence of the deceased at about 2am and brought him out According to Tugga, the kidnappers demanded N20m naira but he told them that he does not have such an amount. The bandits insisted that he must raise the money or they would kill him. The deceased took them to some butchers who raised only N250,000 for ...
Suspected killer of student arrested nine years after she was beaten to death
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Suspected killer of student arrested nine years after she was beaten to death

Nearly a decade after 19-year-old Faith Danielle Hedgepeth was found dead in her off-campus apartment, her suspected killer has been arrested. 28-year-old Miguel Enrique Salguero-Olivares from Durham, North Carolina, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder of the 19-year-old University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill student in 2012, Assistant Chief of Police, Celisa Lehew who has led the investigation for six years, announced news of the arrest during a press briefing. Miguel is being held at the Durham County Detention Center without bond. The assistant police chief said Miguel was not a suspect at the beginning of the investigation. Lehew said; "Our agency has been committed to bringing justice to Faith and her family since the day of her murder. "I am prou...
Suspected bandit’s wife arrested with 6 gallons of petrol hidden under her hijab in Katsina
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Suspected bandit’s wife arrested with 6 gallons of petrol hidden under her hijab in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command has arrested a 25-year-old woman, Rashida Hussaini, suspected to be a bandit’s wife and supplier of petrol to the criminals in the forest. Spokesman of the command, SP Gambo Isah, while parading the suspect at the police Headquarters, said she was arrested along Kofar Guga-Jibiya Road with 6 gallons of petrol concealed in a sack and a handbag hidden under her hijab. Isah said the suspect raised suspicion when she could not give a definite address where she came from. "Rashida Hussaini, 25-year-old was arrested in Kofar Guga in possession of gallons full with petrol (3 gallons) and concealed in a sack. Similarly, a big leather full of petrol (3 gallons) and concealed in a bag zipped. She hides them under her hijab. Upon interrogation, she said she...
Two suspects arrested over murder of Senator Bala Na’Allah’s son in Kaduna
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Two suspects arrested over murder of Senator Bala Na’Allah’s son in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command has arrested two suspects in connection with the murder of Captain Abdulkareem, the son of Senator Bala Na’Allah, who represents Kebbi South Senatorial seat in the Senate According to reports, the suspects were apprehended two days ago. However, details of the arrest are sketchy. Spokesperson of the command, ASP Mohammed Jalige, said that one of the suspects is currently at large. "We have two suspected killers of Abdulkareem Na’Allah in our custody. One other is at large.” he stated. Recall that the 36-year-old pilot was killed by assailants in his Malali (GRA) residence in Kaduna North Local Government Area on Sunday, August 29. He was found tied and strangled in his bedroom around 12pm by the assailants who escaped with his vehicle and pe...
Caleb varsity student disappears after cult threat
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Caleb varsity student disappears after cult threat

A student of Caleb University in the Imota area of Lagos State, Oluwafemi Oni, has been declared missing by his family. 21-year-old Oluwanifemi, an undergraduate studying Computer Science in the institution, suddenly sent disturbing messages to his elder sister, Stella, on WhatsApp that some suspected cultists wanted him dead and pleaded with his sister not to tell his parents about the threat. His father, Olajide Oni, in an interview with Punch, said his son finished his examination on Friday, August 13, 2021 and requested some money to visit his mother in Ibadan. Oni said that was the last time he heard from his son. “He requested money for transportation on Monday, August 16, 2021, and I sent N5,000 to him. But I did not see any debit alert since it’s my ATM card he is using....
Kwara police arrests five suspected ritualists, recover remains of victim
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Kwara police arrests five suspected ritualists, recover remains of victim

Five suspected ritualists have been arrested by the Kwara State Police Command over the alleged murder of a sex worker simply identified as Abigail for money ritual purposes. They are Samuel Peter Tsado, Mohammed Garba,( aka Madi), Abubakar Mohammed (aka Malam Baba Pati, Mohammed Ahmadu Nma, and Baba Karin. The spokesman of the state police command, Mr Okasanmi Ajayi, revealed this in a statement in Ilorin on Friday, saying three others were still at large. In a graphic account of the alleged act committed by the suspects, Okasanmi disclosed that ” on 29/06/2021, at about 2308 hours, an unknown person, later identified as Samuel Peter Tsado, of Patigi, Patigi Local Government Area of Kwara State, went to Victory Hotel, Patigi and requested for the service of a commercial sex worke...
‘I’m doing well’, says Pele after Surgery
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‘I’m doing well’, says Pele after Surgery

Brazilian football legend Pele said Wednesday he is doing well after undergoing surgery for a suspected colon tumor. “I am recovering well,” Pele, 80, said in a message posted on social media. The surgery was carried out Saturday in Sao Paulo. The hospital treating him said Monday the former footballer was recovering in an intensive care unit. In an update Wednesday the hospital did not say if he was still in that unit. The tumor was detected during routine tests, according to the Albert Einstein Hospital, where Pele has undergone treatment since August 31. Pele, whose real name is Edson Arantes do Nascimento, has been in poor health in recent years, and has had various spells in hospital, most recently in April 2019, in Paris, because of a severe urinary tract infectio...
Delta police officers shot dead by hoodlums and set on fire inside police van
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Delta police officers shot dead by hoodlums and set on fire inside police van

Three policemen have been shot dead after being ambushed by hoodlums at a checkpoint along Obeti/Oliogo Road in Ukwuani Local Government Area of Delta state. Corpses of the police officers attached to Umutu Divisional Police Headquarters were burnt inside their Toyota Sienna patrol van. Delta police spokesperson, DSP Bright Edafe confirmed the killings. He also confirmed that operatives of Delta State Anti-Kidnapping and Cyber Crime Squad, SAKCCS, have arrested six suspected criminals who allegedly murdered the Prince of Orhuwhorun, Eric Takerere, and two Mobile Police Officers in Ekpan community of the State. He said the Prince Eric Takerere and the two mobile police men were murdered and their rifles carted away by the suspects who also attempted to murder Eric's brother, Pr...
Nigerian national arrested with drugs in India
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Nigerian national arrested with drugs in India

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has arrested a suspected Nigerian drug trafficker during a raid in Goa, India, an official said on Tuesday, September 7. The Nigerian identified as David Chibuike Chisom alias Eze Chukwebuka Joshua, was nabbed near a hotel in Arpora on Calangute-Mapusa Road in North Goa on Monday night. During a search, the team recovered 11 blots of LSD (commercial quantity) and intermediate quantity of cocaine from the accused. “Upon receiving inputs that a Nigerian national named David is involved in supplying various drugs like LSD, coke, ecstasy etc in and around Parra and Arpora area, the NCB had launched a special drive for identification of David from the last two days”, said Sameer Wankhede, Zonal Director, NCB, Mumbai and Goa.
Attack on Secretariat: We will not be cowed by violence – Osun PDP
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Attack on Secretariat: We will not be cowed by violence – Osun PDP

The Osun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has strongly condemned the unprovoked attack on its secretariat by suspected political thugs in a desperate attempt to scare party faithful from an important event scheduled to hold on the premises on Tuesday. The party, while describing itself as a major stakeholder in the affair of Osun, which is committed to maintaining law and order, stated that the assault on its Secretariat was an act of cowardice and desperation taken too far. In a statement made available by the PDP State Publicity Secretary, Ayodeji Areola, they described those who carried out the attack and their backers as shameless because they ended up showing to the world how evil and dangerous they are to democracy in the state. The statement disclosed...
50 Cent slammed for Insensitive Post on the death of Michael K Williams who he had Beef with
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50 Cent slammed for Insensitive Post on the death of Michael K Williams who he had Beef with

50 Cent has been slammed over his social media posts following the death of Michael K. Williams. The actor best known for his role in HBO’s The Wire was reported dead on Monday afternoon, September 6, after a suspected drug overdose. He was reportedly discovered unconscious in the dining room of his luxury Brooklyn penthouse with what appeared to be heroin on the kitchen table. 50 Cent then took to Instagram to share a screenshot of the New York Post article announcing Williams' death, and in the caption told people to check out his show Raising Kanan to to see the dangers of Fentanyl overdoses. He then went on to use the hashtags #bransoncognac #lecheminduroi #bottlerover to promote his liquor brand. In the now-deleted post, he w...
‘The Wire’ Actor, Michael K. Williams dies of Suspected Heroin Overdose at 54
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‘The Wire’ Actor, Michael K. Williams dies of Suspected Heroin Overdose at 54

American actor, Michael K. Williams, best known for his role as Baltimore stick-up man Omar Little on HBO’s The Wire, has sadly died at the age of 54. The actor was found dead of a suspected heroin overdose in his Brooklyn penthouse Monday afternoon, September 6, law-enforcement sources told The Post. He was discovered unconscious in the dining room of his luxury Williamsburg pad with what appeared to be heroin on the kitchen table, sources said. The acclaimed actor’s nephew found him a little before 2 p.m., and someone called cops to the address at 440 Kent Ave., saying there was a man there who was “unresponsive” and “feels cold,” sources said. Williams was pronounced dead by authorities at 2:12 p.m., and it appeared the TV star had fa...
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 ...
Atiku And Murray-Bruce React To Murder Of Sowore’s Brother
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Atiku And Murray-Bruce React To Murder Of Sowore’s Brother

A former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has condemned the murder of Olajide Sowore, brother of activist Omoyele Sowore. Recall that Sowore had on Saturday raised an alarm that his brother was killed by suspected herdsmen on his way from Igbinedion University in Edo State where he was studying Pharmacy. Reacting, Atiku expressed his condolences and urged the government to arrest the perpetrators. “I just received news of the reported killing of Mr Olajide Sowore, a student of Igbinedion University and the immediate younger brother of human rights activist, @YeleSowore. His death, and indeed the killings and daily abductions of innocent citizens, saddens me. “Every death diminishes our humanity. My sincere condolences to the Sowore family and his friends. May his soul rest i...
Unknown Gunmen Gun Down Forestry Guard In Abeokuta
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Unknown Gunmen Gun Down Forestry Guard In Abeokuta

It was serious tension that took over Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, as some unknown gunmen shot dead a man said to be a forestry guard. The incident happened on Friday around Leme, Abiola Way, Abeokuta at about 8pm. Residents of the area scampered for safety as the assailants reportedly accosted the forestry guard on the main road and shot him dead. The Ogun State Police Command confirmed the incident to DAILY POST on Saturday morning. However, the command’s spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the incident was a cult clash. According to Oyeyemi, the deceased was shot dead by some suspected cultists. “Yes, somebody was shot dead, but it was a cult clash. The information I have was that there was a cult clash around the Leme area yesterday, where a man who was also...
Police Break Silence On Alleged Murder Of Fresh UNIUYO Graduate
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Police Break Silence On Alleged Murder Of Fresh UNIUYO Graduate

Daily Post reports that the Akwa Ibom State Police Command has reacted to the alleged murder of one Kubiat Isaac, a fresh graduate of the University of Uyo, by its personnel. Late Isaac, who was awaiting his NYSC call up letter by November, was said to have been arrested at Eni stores by the police around 7pm on Wednesday over suspected activities of cultism and armed robbery. He was also said to have been tortured to death by the said officers the same night. But the Commissioner of Police, CP Andrew Amiengheme in a press statement on Saturday, ordered full scale investigation and the arrest of the Assistant Superintendent of Police who carried out the arrest. The Public Relations Officer in the state, SP Odiko Macdon, who signed the statement said the commissioner has ord...
Dancer killed in Suspected murder-suicide by boyfriend ‘spoke about ending their relationship’
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Dancer killed in Suspected murder-suicide by boyfriend ‘spoke about ending their relationship’

A dancer who was killed in a suspected murder-suicide by her boyfriend had discussed about ending their relationship, family friends revealed. Maddie Durdant-Hollamby, 22, was found dead alongside Ben Green, 41, at a property in Kettering, Northamptonshire, at around 1pm on Friday. Police believe the marketing director and dad-of-three Green killed Maddie and then himself in a shocking murder-suicide. Friends of her devastated parents Steve Durdant-Hollamby, 48, and Rachel, 47, revealed that they were not happy about their daughter's relationship with Green, who worked as a marketing director. A friend told MailOnline: "Steve told us that Maddie wasn’t that happy with Ben and had spoken about ending the relationship. "He was almost as old as Steve and Rachel and ha...
British journalist shot and killed by armed robbers in Ghana
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British journalist shot and killed by armed robbers in Ghana

A British journalist and staff of Muslim Television Ahmadiyaa International (MTA) was shot and killed during an armed robbery in Ghana. Syed Taalay Ahmed, 31, was reportedly ambushed along with a Ghanaian colleague while driving near the city of Tamale on August 23 at about 19:00 local time. After opening fire on the pair, the robbers took their money and some of their possessions before getting into a gun battle with police, who shot two of them dead. Four others were arrested, according to a press release signed by Ghanaian police. Mr. Taalay Ahmed and Umaru Abdul Hakim, his Ghanaian colleague who was also shot in the attack, where rushed to a nearby clinic before being taken to the Tamale Teaching Hospital. Mr. Taalay Ahmed was declared dead a short while after ar...
Famous Instagram model ‘Miss Mercedes’ Janae Gagnier ‘killed in murder-suicide’
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Famous Instagram model ‘Miss Mercedes’ Janae Gagnier ‘killed in murder-suicide’

Famous Instagram model, Janae Gagnier aka Mercedes Morr has died at the age of 33  in what is suspected to be a murder-suicide. Gagnier, a model with more than 2 million followers on Instagram, was found dead at Cortland Apartments. Police also found the body of 34-year-old Kevin Alexander Accorto, according to ABC 13. He is believed to be the suspect in Gagnier's killing. Police officers found the bodies after they responded to a welfare check at about 4 p.m. Sunday. There was no known relationship between him and Gagnier, according to the Richmond Police Department. The cause of death for the pair is pending autopsy results, but police said it is being considered as a murder-suicide. Rapper Tory Lanez was one of the first people to confirm her death, posting "Res...
NCDC records 63 deaths in one week from Suspected cholera cases as death toll rises to over 2,000
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NCDC records 63 deaths in one week from Suspected cholera cases as death toll rises to over 2,000

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said Cholera claimed 63 lives in the past week in 10 states across Nigeria. The agency made this revelation in its epidemiological report for week 33 accounting for infections recorded from August 16 to 22, which was released on Monday, August 30. Katsina recorded the highest number of deaths for the reporting week with 19 deaths, followed by Bauchi with 16, while Niger recorded 7. Other states that recorded fatalities are Zamfara (6), Jigawa (4), Sokoto (4), Borno (4), Yobe (1), Kano (1) and Adamawa (1). The agency added that 11 states and the federal capital territory (FCT) reported 3,098 additional suspected cases of cholera infections for the reporting week. According to the report, 58,698 suspected cases have also been reco...
Police arrest two suspects with Indian hemp in Delta
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Police arrest two suspects with Indian hemp in Delta

The Delta State Police Command’s Crack Squad has arrested two suspects with a large quantity of substance suspected to be Indian hemp in Ozoro Community, headquarters of Isoko North Local Government Area of the state. The suspects include 20-year-old Cyril Enishoke and 32-year-old Oghogho Joseph. They were arrested during a raid of criminal hideouts in Ozoro Community by the command’s crack team. The command led by CP Ari Mohammed Ali confirmed the report in a statement signed by the acting Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe. The police said it recovered the substance from the suspects saying,”investigation is ongoing.”
Gunmen kill female poly student, one other in Rivers community
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Gunmen kill female poly student, one other in Rivers community

Two persons were killed and one injured when gunmen suspected to be cultists invaded Ka-Bori community in the Khana Local Government Area of Rivers State. It was gathered that the gunmen stormed the community at 6am on Sunday, August 29, shot indiscriminately and killed a man and a female student of the Ken Saro Wiwa Polytechnic Bori, identified as Burabari Sunday. The Chairman of Khana LGA, Dr Thomas Bariere, who confirmed the incident, described it as an act of terrorism. "The two persons that were confirmed dead are from Gokana LGA. One of them is from Lewe. I am in touch with my colleague in Gokana. We are putting our heads together to forestall any crisis that may result from this," he said "You can agree with me that if this situation is not put under control, it ca...
Kenyan man pours hot tea on wife’s private parts for reading text message he received from his alleged mistress
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Kenyan man pours hot tea on wife’s private parts for reading text message he received from his alleged mistress

Police in Kericho County, Kenya have launched investigations after a 32-year-old man, Alfred Kigena, allegedly poured boiling tea on his wife’s private parts, thighs and legs for reading text message he received from a woman she suspects to be his lover. Speaking to the media from her parents’ home on Sunday, August 29, Sharon Chepkorir, 25, said her husband allegedly walked in and found her noting down the mobile number of the woman. "He saw me noting down the contacts then inquired what I was doing with his phone I kept quiet. It is then that he took tea that from the fire and poured it on me,” Sharon narrated. In a video obtained by TheStandard, part of Sharon’s left leg had sustained burn wounds allegedly from the incident and she is seen struggling to make a step. ...

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