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Elderly Asian man, 80, cries for Help as he’s Attacked by Teenagers in San Francisco
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Elderly Asian man, 80, cries for Help as he’s Attacked by Teenagers in San Francisco

An elderly Asian man was screaming out for help while at least 2 teenagers attackers him but no one came to his aid, instead, someone was heard laughing at his plight. The horrifying incident took place in the San Francisco Bay Area, where an 80-year-old man appeared to be randomly attacked by the 2 suspects, who cops say are in their teens. In a surveillance video shared online, you can hear the victim calling out for help but no one responds. Another person enters the frame but does nothing. It's unclear if that person was with the suspects. Cops say the suspected attackers are as young as 16 and their getaway car was seen a couple hours later. They are still on the loose. Police aren't labeling it a racially motivated crime yet, but the victim has said he believes th...
Update: Police never Tortured Omolola Ejioye to Death, he fell ill – CP Lagos
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Update: Police never Tortured Omolola Ejioye to Death, he fell ill – CP Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has refuted claims of alleged torture and killing of Omolola Rotimi Ejioye, by policemen attached to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti. LIB reported that Ejioye, aka Eji, died in police custody on May 7, five days after he was allegedly arrested at Ladega area of Ikorodu. The State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, in a statement issued on Monday, May 10, said late Ejioye was not tortured to dead but died at Falomo Police Hospital, Ikoyi, where he was admitted after falling sick. "The Lagos State Police Command has deemed it necessary to refute and clear the air on the alleged torture and killing of one Omolola Rotimi Ejioye, aka Eji, by the operatives of the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba on Sunday...
Former Premier League Star Ki Sung-yueng Investigated by Police over alleged Financial crimes
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Former Premier League Star Ki Sung-yueng Investigated by Police over alleged Financial crimes

Former premier league player, Ki Sung-yueng is being investigated  over a alleged financial crime just months after denying he sexually assaulted two former teammates. Ki - who played for Swansea, Sunderland and Celtic was questioned in South Korea over a farmland purchase with his dad according to new reports. The pair are alleged to have broken the law after buying ten plots including farmland in 2015 and 2016. According to reports, they are suspected of falsifying documents on farming plans and turning land in Gwangju into a parking lot. It is said they made a huge profit after reselling plots to contractors of a private park and apartment complexes early this year. Buyers of farmland in South Korea must present a farming business proposal. Police said Ki, 32, had denied...
Police arrest notorious robbery suspect with pistol in Kaduna
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Police arrest notorious robbery suspect with pistol in Kaduna

Operatives of the Kaduna State Police Command have arrested a notorious suspected armed robber and cultist. Spokesman Mohammed Jalige made the disclosure in a statement on Sunday, May 9. Mr. Jalige said the command acted on credible intelligence received from a good samaritan through the DPO Kabala West on May 8, about 7 am, which led to his arrest. “We were reliably informed that a suspected armed robber responsible for terrorizing and dispossessing unsuspecting commuters of their valuables on Nnamdi Azikwe Expressway, Kaduna, was sighted at an usual spot. “On getting a hint of the situation, the operatives of the command swiftly swung into action, carefully traced the location and succeeded in apprehending the suspect.” He said that the suspect hails from Dekina LGA in...
Doctor allegedly Poisons Colleague’s Water with HIV blood
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Doctor allegedly Poisons Colleague’s Water with HIV blood

The police in Korle Bu, Ghana are currently carrying out an investigation following complaint of contamination of a medical doctor’s drinking water with HIV-infected blood. Graphic Online reported that the doctors involved work at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH), and the act is suspected to have been carried out following a disagreement between the two while on duty. A complaint was filed at Korle Bu District Police Command at about 11.30 am on May 6, 2021, by a medical doctor accompanied by the lawyer of Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) Mr Kwame Gyamfi, regarding the allegation of water-poisioning. The medical doctor told the police that he was on a 24-hour duty with six other doctors at the Labour Ward One of the hospital. A...
Army Arrests Suspected Boko Haram Terrorists in Kano
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Army Arrests Suspected Boko Haram Terrorists in Kano

Suspected Boko Haram terrorists were on Saturday evening, May 8, arrested by soldiers in Hotoro North in Nassarawa Local Government Area of Kano State. A resident, Malam Muhammed Amadi told Daily Trust that soldiers arrived the newly moved-in house situated at Filin Lazio of the area by 9:15 pm and whisked away some occupants of the apartment. Amadi said the arrest was made without any resistance from the suspects and no single arm was fired during the operation that ended in less than 30 minutes. Another resident told the publication that the residence where the suspects were arrested had been a centre of concern to many residents, adding that it had become a joint for migrants from the north-east especially Borno State. He said; “The flamboyant lifestyle of the people an...
Doctor who Treated President Putin’s Critic, Alexei Navalny, after he was ‘Poisoned with Novichok’ Vanishes During Hunting Trip in Russia
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Doctor who Treated President Putin’s Critic, Alexei Navalny, after he was ‘Poisoned with Novichok’ Vanishes During Hunting Trip in Russia

Alexander Murakhovsky , the Siberian doctor who treated President Vladimir Putin's critic Alexei Navalny after he was reportedly poisoned with novichok last year, has disappeared, Russian police said on Sunday May 9. The physician, 49, was last seen leaving a hunting base in a forest in the Omsk region around 2,200 km (1,370 miles) east of Moscow in an all-terrain vehicle on Friday, police said. There are unconfirmed claims that he contacted other hunters by radio to say that he would go on by foot but was confused over which direction to go amid reports of wild bears in the vicinity. His friends looked for him but failed to locate the missing minister. Russian national guards, police, emergency ministry staff, and volunteers are involved in the ...
Six Killed as Gunmen Attack yet Another Police Station in Akwa Ibom
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Six Killed as Gunmen Attack yet Another Police Station in Akwa Ibom

Five police officers and the wife of an officer have been killed in a fresh attack on a police facility in Ini local government of Akwa Ibom State. According to reports, the gunmen suspected attacked the police station in the early hours of Saturday May 8, when the officers were still asleep and shot them dead. They then set the place on fire. Police operational vehicles and other valuables were destroyed during the attack Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, Odiko MacDon, “Yes, there was an attack in Ini Divisional Police Headquarters. We are trying to assess the situation, we will get back to you'' he said
Three Crossdressers Beaten and Forced to Strip by Men in Benin Republic
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Three Crossdressers Beaten and Forced to Strip by Men in Benin Republic

Three crossdressers who are suspected to be homosexuals, are lucky to be alive after they were attacked by some men. The men attacked the crossdresser with bottles then humiliated them by forcing them to strip naked. The incident occurred on Saturday, May 1, at Sunset Bar in Cotonou, Benin. The violence was captured on cell phone video and uploaded to social media. It caught the attention of an NGO and LGBT+ advocacy group Hirondelle Club Benin and they shared it on Twitter to spread awareness about violence against transgenders. The video caption reads: "We have just denounced an umpteenth aggression against people LGBTQi in Benin a few days before the celebration of May 17. We condemn these acts with the last rigor. We will come back for more details." In the video,...
Mile 12 mayhem: One killed, as police arrest 48 hoodlums
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Mile 12 mayhem: One killed, as police arrest 48 hoodlums

One person has been killed and 48 hoodlums arrested by the police in the mayhem that engulfed Mile 12 area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria on Thursday.   The State Police Command said it has restored normalcy in the area as it arrested 48 suspected hoodlums. Crisis had erupted at Gengere Community, Mile 12, Lagos State among some hoodlums at about 1.00 on Thursday 6th May, 2021. According to Lagos Police Command’s spokesman, Muyiwa Adejobi, in the course of investigation, it was discovered that one Aliyu Shuaibu, stabbed one Sadiq Oloyo, both of Gengere Community.   He said Oloye lost his life before any medical attention could be given to him and that as a result of the incident, some hoodlums, on reprisal attack, went on rampage and caused commotion in the are...
Gunmen kidnap community health officer, nursing mother in Plateau state
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Gunmen kidnap community health officer, nursing mother in Plateau state

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a community health officer, Bitrus Musa Agwon and a nursing mother identified as Pauline Daniel in Jos North local government area of Plateau State.   It was gathered that Agwon, the proprietor of G-Medicals, was abducted in Faraka area of the council by the kidnappers who stormed his residence at 7:00 pm on Tuesday May 4.   "The proprietor who is also a Community Health Officer was in his house when the kidnappers forced themselves in and kidnapped him at a gunpoint, maltreating other members of the family before they finally whisked him away to an unknown destination." a source told Nigerian Tribune.   "Kidnapping is becoming a daily occurrence in this part of the ...
Slain jobseeker: Mob vandalises Akwa Ibom alleged serial r.a.p.i.s.t’s house, ‘arrests’ father
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Slain jobseeker: Mob vandalises Akwa Ibom alleged serial r.a.p.i.s.t’s house, ‘arrests’ father

Youths from Nnung Ikono Obio in the Oruan Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, on Tuesday, stormed the family house of Uduak Akpan, the prime suspect in the murder of a jobseeker, Iniubong Umoren, and vandalised it. It was gathered that the youth took the action after setting ablaze the security post of the one-storey building. Sources told one of punch correspondents that the youth carted away all the properties in the building and took the father of the suspected killer to the police. “They broke the windows and the glass doors with pebbles and sticks, and carted away everything in the building,” the source said. Iniubong was allegedly lured, abducted and s£xually abused to death by Akpan, who hails from the local government. The youth explained that their action was ...
11 suspected Cultists and Traffic Robbers nabbed in Lagos
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11 suspected Cultists and Traffic Robbers nabbed in Lagos

The Lagos state police command's operatives attached to the Strike Team of the Command, have arrested eleven(11) suspected cultists and traffic robbers known for attacking and dispossessing innocent people of their belongings at Railway Crossing, Ikeja Along, Ikeja-Lagos. A statement released by CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, states that the operatives who responded to a distress call from one of the victims (name withheld), raced to the area and arrested some of the suspects in action while others were arrested at their hideouts around Ikeja Along. Adejobi said the suspects have confessed to the crime. He added that the suspects also revealed that they attack their targets with iron rods, guns, cutlasses, and charms during operation. He gave the names of the suspects arrested as Sadiq M...
Four dead, 25 Injured after Suspected Smuggling Boat Capsizes in San Diego
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Four dead, 25 Injured after Suspected Smuggling Boat Capsizes in San Diego

Four people died and 25 were injured Sunday May 2, after a boat used in a suspected human smuggling operation capsized off the coast of San Diego, authorities have revealed. The vessel, a 40-foot cabin cruiser, “broke apart” on a reef near Point Loma, west of downtown San Diego, said Lt. Rick Romero of the San Diego Lifeguard Service. The incident occurred around 10 a.m. The boat’s operator is in custody, officials say although no one on the vessel has been identified. Crews are scheduled to continue to their search through the night, the Coast Guard said. Jeff Stephenson, San Diego sector chief with Customs and Border Patrol, said it wasn’t clear where the boat had come from or what the nationalities of its passengers were. An...
Suspected Nigerian drug kingpin “Tiger Mustafa” arrested in India after two days on the run
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Suspected Nigerian drug kingpin “Tiger Mustafa” arrested in India after two days on the run

The India's Narcotic Control Bureau has arrested a suspected Nigerian drug lord, Tiger Mustafa at Anjuna in North Goa. The accused was arrested on Sunday night, May 2, by a joint team of NCB and Anjuna police. He had managed to flee during a narcotics raid conducted on April 30. A senior NCB official said that the accused was on the run since a café at Arambol beach in North Goa was raided and various drugs seized. "Tiger Mustafa was arrested from Anjuna on Sunday by a joint team of local police and NCB,” a senior NCB official said. The NCB also arrested one Cajitan Fernandes who was providing shelter to Mustafa when he was on the run since the raid was conducted. On Friday, April 30, on the basis of intelligence developed by NCB Mumbai, the teams of NCB Mumbai and Goa h...
“Awka has Done the Worst ever” – Friends Mourn as Another young man is shot Dead by Suspected Cultists in Anambra
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“Awka has Done the Worst ever” – Friends Mourn as Another young man is shot Dead by Suspected Cultists in Anambra

A young man identified simply as Cubic has been shot dead by some group of people suspected to be cultists in Awka, the Anambra State capital. Details on the incident are still sketchy, however, it was gathered that the man was killed on Saturday night, May 1, 2021. Meanwhile, friends and colleagues have taken to Facebook to mourn the deceased, with many calling for a solution to the incessant cult killings in the state capital. One Francis Nonso: "My hands keep shaking as i type RIP to you. Awka has done the worst ever. Farewell Senior man. Farewell Fashion lord. Farewell Cubic" "Rest in peace master cubic , Rip sure guy , Rip fashion master. God is about to fight for you.I saw some group of people raising to avenge for you . I saw where Awka is on fire more than the way i...
Gunmen attack Abaomege Police Division in Ebonyi
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Gunmen attack Abaomege Police Division in Ebonyi

Some armed hoodlums have attacked Abaomege Police Division in Onicha Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. The Ebonyi Commissioner for Internal Security, Mr Stanley Okoro-Emegha, confirmed the attack to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abakaliki on Sunday. Okoro-Emegha described the attack as ‘worrisome and unfortunate.’ “The Abaomege division was attacked yesterday, Saturday; it is very unfortunate and worrisome. “They carted away valuables and destroyed property. “I urge the police to step up strategy to deal with these hoodlums,” he stated. Sunday Okafor, an eyewitness and resident in the area, speaking with NAN, said the incident occurred on Saturday night.  
Suspected Bandits Kill Kogi Pension Commissioner, Adebayo Solomon
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Suspected Bandits Kill Kogi Pension Commissioner, Adebayo Solomon

A Commissioner in the Kogi State Pension Board, Hon. Adebayo Solomon (Akeweje) has been killed by unknown gunmen on Saturday evening, May 1. According to reports, he was killed by suspected bandits along Yagba – Ilorin Road in Kogi State. Late Adebayo's driver, who also got shot, managed to drive the vehicle to Egbe town before he eventually collapsed. He was still unconscious at press time Saturday night. The corpse of the deceased Commissioner has been deposited at the ECWA Hospital mortuary in Egbe. The State Government was yet to react to the development. This incident comes days after a Senator representing Edo Central in the National Assembly, Clifford Ordia, was twice attacked on Okene-Lokoja and Lokoja-Abaji roads by bandits in Kogi State on his way to Abuja from Ed...
Suspected Lagos Robbers, Kelechukwu and Godspower Busted with Stolen SUV
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Suspected Lagos Robbers, Kelechukwu and Godspower Busted with Stolen SUV

The Lagos State Police Command says its officers have arrested suspected armed robbers, Nnonyelu Kelechukwu, and Okongi Godspower, and recovered a stolen vehicle from them. A statement released by the command's spokesperson, Muyiwa Adejobi, operatives attached to FESTAC Division, led by the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), made the arrest on 29th April, 2021 at about 9am and recovered the vehicle. Adejobi said some community leaders in FESTAC  had informed the DPO that the suspects wanted to sell one unregistered Lexus 2004 SUV to one Anas at the rate of N1,000,000 and that they suspected that the vehicle must have been stolen. “The DPO and his team tracked down and arrested the suspects and the unregistered Lexus SUV was recovered to the station. The suspects have confessed tha...
Eight Persons Feared Dead and 36 Others Injured as Palm-oil Laden Truck Plunges into Ditch in Osun
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Eight Persons Feared Dead and 36 Others Injured as Palm-oil Laden Truck Plunges into Ditch in Osun

At least eight persons have allegedly died and 36 others injured after a palm oil-laden truck plunged into a ditch in Osogbo, Osun State in the early hours of today, May 1. According to reports, the occupants who were mostly traders were sleeping on the truck, a Volvo FL7, with registration number KMC 35 ZJ, when the accident happened. The truck was ascending the November 27 overhead bridge opposite the NECO office when the driver lost control as the truck could not ascend the bridge. The truck then went on a reverse and fell into the ditch. “The accident happened around 2 am when some of us were sleeping on top of the kegs of palm oil in the truck. The truck fell into the ditch and about 10 of us were killed while others have been taken to Osun State University Teaching Hospita...
Suspected Herdsmen Kill Five in Fresh Attack on Benue Communities
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Suspected Herdsmen Kill Five in Fresh Attack on Benue Communities

Suspected Fulani herdsmen attacked four villages in Gwer-West local government area of Benue State and killed five persons. It was gathered that three others including a pregnant woman were reportedly injured in the attack that happened in the early hours of Friday, April 30. The armed herdsmen were said to have escaped with gunshot wounds after troops of Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS) trailed them to the Benue Nasarawa border and engaged them in a gun duel. According to reports, the herdsmen first invaded Ahume Village along Makurdi/Naka Road but were dislodged by the troops who then stationed at the village to ward off a possible attack by the invaders. One of the natives who identified himself as Fidelis told Tribune that while the troops were patrolling Ahume community, ...
Singer, Ogene Malaysia allegedly Shot Dead by Unknown Gunmen in Anambra
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Singer, Ogene Malaysia allegedly Shot Dead by Unknown Gunmen in Anambra

A Nigerian singer known as Ogene Malaysia has been reportedly killed by unknown men in Awka, the Anambra state capital. The deceased, real name, Uchenna Odoh Paul, was reportedly shot dead by assailants suspected to be cultists in Amansea area of Awka North Local Government Area of the state on Friday, April 30. Details surrounding the incident are still sketchy at the moment. Meanwhile, friends have taken to Facebook to mourn him. Pasqual Oformata, wrote: "RIP Ogene Malaysia. Awka has turned to something else. Shot dead at Awka" "Uchenna odoh Paul ( Nwanayoeze) A.k.a ( ogene Malaysia) we ur classmates are expecting u on December to our end of the party , uchenna y so soon brother but only God's knows why, UC may ur gentle soul rest in peace" another wrote. "This life...
EFCC Arrests 33 Suspected Yahoo Boys In Abeokuta
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EFCC Arrests 33 Suspected Yahoo Boys In Abeokuta

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office, has arrested 33 suspected Internet fraudsters in Abeokuta, Ogun. This is contained in a statement signed by the EFCC spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, and made available to newsmen on Thursday in Ibadan. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) quoted the spokesman as saying that the suspects were arrested by the operatives of EFCC on Tuesday at Adigbe, Oloke, Ibara Housing Estate Extension, and Idi Ori areas of Abeokuta. He said that the arrest, followed actionable intelligence earlier received on their alleged criminal activities of the suspects. Uwujaren said that items recovered from the suspects include: 18 cars, mobile phones, laptops, and several other incriminating documents. He said that the suspects...
Two Women, one Other Arrested for Allegedly Robbing 15-year-old Girl in Bayelsa
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Two Women, one Other Arrested for Allegedly Robbing 15-year-old Girl in Bayelsa

The Bayelsa State Vigilante Service has arrested three suspected criminals for allegedly robbing a 15-year-old girl, Boma Sunday. The three suspects, Godwin Sunday, 28, and two females, Anna Samuel, 21, and Better Okorie, 23, were nabbed on Wednesday, April 28, after they allegedly stole N5000 from the victim at the ever busy Tombia Market in Yenagoa Local Government Council. According to the teenage girl, she was standing by roadside close to the market, waiting to board a tricycle that would take her home after buying all she needed when the three member gang accosted her and collected her money on a broad day light. "After they collected the money I raised alarm that drew the attention of the vigilante. I didn't even know that they were around. It was at that point I sa...
Police Parade Kidnappers of Ogun Monarch, OOU students
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Police Parade Kidnappers of Ogun Monarch, OOU students

The Ogun State Police Command has paraded the suspected kidnappers of students of Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Ayetoro campus and a community leader, Chief Tajudeen Omotayo, The two female students of OOU were abducted on March 14, 2021, at their hostel while Chief Omotayo was kidnapped on his way from a meeting in Ijebu-Ode on March 20.He was later released after undisclosed amount was paid to the kidnappers. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Edward Ajogun, who paraded the suspects alongside suspected armed robbers at the police headquarters in Eleweran, Abeokuta on Wednesday, April 28, said they were apprehended two days after the students were released. The suspects, Umaru Usman, Mohammed Bello, and Babuga Abubakar, 40, also confessed to a series of kidnap case...
Akwa Ibom NSCDC Arrests two illegal Petroleum Dealers with Truckload of Adulterated AGO Concealed under Youghurt drinks
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Akwa Ibom NSCDC Arrests two illegal Petroleum Dealers with Truckload of Adulterated AGO Concealed under Youghurt drinks

Operatives of the Nigeria Security andCivil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Akwa Ibom State Command have arrested two suspects for illegal dealing on Petroleum products suspected to be Automative Gas Oil (AGO) popularly known as diesel. The adulterated diesel was found hidden underneath and in between packs of Youghurt drinks. The suspects, Aliyu Mohammadu, 27 and Sani Mohammedu, 25, were paraded before newsmen at the NSCDC Exhibit Yard in Uyo on Wednesday, April 28. While parading the truck and suspects, the State Commandant, Adekunle Fadeyi stated that the truck intercepted on Friday, April 23, was loaded in Ahoada in Rivers State, and had evaded several security check points. "Luck however ran out on the criminals when vigilant NSCDC operatives stationed at the Calabar/Itu hi...
If given the right equipment, policemen can do a lot and protect Nigerians – Senator Ordia speaks after surviving two gunmen attacks in 24 hours
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If given the right equipment, policemen can do a lot and protect Nigerians – Senator Ordia speaks after surviving two gunmen attacks in 24 hours

Senator Clifford Ordia on Monday April 26, survived two attacks launched against him by unknown gunmen. The senator representing Edo Central in the upper legislative chamber, was attacked twice along Okene-Lokoja and Lokoja-Abuja roads while returning to Abuja from his hometown in Edo State. Recounting how the incident played out, Ordia mentioned that three of the security officers attached to his convoy sustained gunshot injuries. The Edo Senator said; “We were coming from Edo State, somewhere between Okene and Lokoja, when we met these suspected bandits. They opened fire on my convoy. The gallant policemen had to immediately return fire. “The other security vehicle behind had to immediately join them and they were able to repel the suspected b...
Pornhub CEO’s £11m Mansion Goes up in Flames in Suspected Arson Attack
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Pornhub CEO’s £11m Mansion Goes up in Flames in Suspected Arson Attack

Pornhub CEO Feras Antoon's £11m mansion has gone up in flames in a suspected arson attack. The mansion was under construction and recently put up for sale boasting eight bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, and plans for multiple elevators in Montreal in Quebec, Canada. Police found the 1.4 acre property ablaze after receiving reports of two people spotted trespassing there at 11.30pm on Sunday, April 25. Neighbours were evacuated as more than 80 firefighters tackled the flames in the Ahuntsic-Cartierville neighbourhood, DailyStar reports. No one was hurt but the fire caused "major" damage to the mansion before it was under control by 2.30am. Police spokesman Julien Lévesque told VICE: "Police officers who arrived on site were able to see that the fire began inside the reside...
Italian Police Arrest 30 Suspected Nigerian Gang Members
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Italian Police Arrest 30 Suspected Nigerian Gang Members

Italian police have carried out raids across the country, arresting some 30 people suspected of operating for the Nigerian mafia syndicate. Police say they face about 100 charges including drug and people trafficking, prostitution and internet fraud. The gang allegedly used the Bitcoin cryptocurrency to carry out clandestine financial transactions on the dark web. emerged from Nigeria in the 1970s, where they carried out rape, mutilation, and ritual murders. They went on to build a powerful international network. Inside Nigeria's deadly and secretive campus cults "There is evidence that the members had a direct connection with the Nigerian gang, drawing on the same vocabulary, symbols and affiliation rituals," Italian police said. hose arrested are accused of using Bit...
Bandits Kill two More Abducted Greenfield University Students
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Bandits Kill two More Abducted Greenfield University Students

Suspected bandits have killed two more abducted Greenfield University students. The state's Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan disclosed this today April 26. He said the university has been informed of the development. He however did not disclose the identities of the killed students. The incident comes days after three of the students were killed by the bandits. Aruwan's statement reads; “On a sad note, security agencies have just reported to the Kaduna State Government the recovery of two more dead bodies of Greenfield University students, killed by armed bandits today, Monday 26th April 2021. The retrieved corpses have been evacuated to a mortuary, and the university has been notified of the development. The Government of Kaduna State ...
Suspected Thief Nabbed While Attempting to Steal car from Church in Akwa Ibom
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Suspected Thief Nabbed While Attempting to Steal car from Church in Akwa Ibom

A suspected car thief was caught while attempting to steal a Toyota Camry from a church in Afaha Oku, Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital on Sunday, April 24. It was gathered that the suspect succeeded in unlocking the car with a master key and was about to abscond with it when he was caught, severely beaten and handed over to the Police. According to an eyewitness, Oduononwi Abidiak, the car belongs to a visitor who came for a child dedication service. His report below: "God today prove Himself a mighty God at Hill Top Church of Christ Afaha Oku, Uyo as he put to shame the devil. "The pictures you are seeing here shown a young guy who almost absconded with a Toyota Camry belonging to a visitor who join us at HillTop Church of Christ, Afaha Oku for a child dedication service...
Five Suspected Cultists Arrested at Initiation Ground in Ekiti
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Five Suspected Cultists Arrested at Initiation Ground in Ekiti

Five suspected cultists who claimed to be students of the Ekiti State University (EKSU) have been arrested during an initiation ceremony held in a bush behind the school campus. The state police spokesperson, Sunday Abutu said the Police Rapid Response Team acted on a tip-off and burst into the initiation venue to stall the exercise. Those arrested have been identified as Adeyeye Adeyemi (29), Adeyemi Tobi (25), Moyosore Onajobi (22), Dickson Godwin (23), and Olowosaye Martins (21). Abutu said that upon sighting the police team, the suspects shot sporadically but later bowed to the superior power of the security operatives, leading to the arrest of five of them while others took to their heels and escaped. Items recovered from the scene included a small-sized locally made p...
Police Arrest Two Suspected Ritualists With Human Skulls In Kaduna
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Police Arrest Two Suspected Ritualists With Human Skulls In Kaduna

The Police Command in Kaduna State on Saturday said it had arrested two suspected ritualists and recovered human skulls from them. The command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Muhammad Jalige, made this known in a statement in Kaduna. Jalige said that on April 23 at about 2130hrs, the command received a distress call through the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Kakuri. He said the DPO informed the command that some people were sighted at the Muslim graveyard at Kudenden and were suspected to be carrying out a heinous act. “On getting the report, operatives were immediately dispatched to the area where they succeeded in apprehending two persons of same address of Zaki Close, Kabala West, Kaduna. “In possession of the said persons were a hoe and some human skulls which we...
Jealous Businessman Shoots Wife’s Friend and Suspected Lover Dead, Injures Wife and Sister-in-law
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Jealous Businessman Shoots Wife’s Friend and Suspected Lover Dead, Injures Wife and Sister-in-law

A horrific scene was recorded at Bensam Flats in Gweru in the early hours of Friday April 23, as a local businessman went beserk and shot four people. Commutalk reported that 35-year-old businessman Peter Dube shot and killed his second wife’s friend Gamuchirai Mudungwe and another male companion, only identified as Shelton. Dube also shot and seriously injured his second wife Nyasha Nharingo (31) and her sister Nyaradzo Nharingo (34). Gweru Shooting Victims From Left: Nyaradzo, Nyasha and Gamuchirai It was gathered that Dube was involved in a heated dispute with Nyasha whom he suspected of infidelity. He is said to have been incensed when he learned that his wife and sister together with Gamuchirai and Shelton had travelled to Masvingo together without informing him, ostensib...
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 Fulani Herdsmen Kill Traditional Ruler, One Other in Benue
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Suspected Fulani Herdsmen Kill Traditional Ruler, One Other in Benue

Mrs Laadi Binjo, mother of Benjamin Anakula Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militias have killed a traditional ruler, Chief Hyacinth Ajon and another man identified as Benjamin Anakula in Benue State. Chief Ajon and Anakula were hacked to death by the assailants in the early hours of Wednesday, April 21 in Tse Zoola community, Makurdi Local Government Area of the state. According to the eldest man in the community, Aho Zoola, the suspected Fulani militias, without any provocation, attacked the villagers at about 2: am, shot sporadically and killed Ajon and Anakula. When asked by Governor Samuel Ortom, if they had rustled the Fulani herds in the past, elder Aho replied in the negative, insisting that the villagers have never had any issue with the herdsmen even when their herd...
Nine Suspected Attackers of ex-CBN Gov Soludo Arrested
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Nine Suspected Attackers of ex-CBN Gov Soludo Arrested

Nine suspected attackers of former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Prof Chukwuma Soludo  have been arrested in Anambra State. Recall that three of Soludo's police orderlies were killed while others were injured in the attack which occurred during a town hall meeting in Isuofia last month. Update of the arrest was given by Governor Willie Obiano at Prof Dora Akunyili Women’s Development Centre in Awka. Obiano who spoke at the public presentation, said; “7 years of delivering good governance in Anambra State written by about ten persons, including Dr Emeka Arinze. “What happened last month was unfortunate, but let me tell you, we have restrategised and we are coming out like a smoking gun. “We are not going to take prisoners. The nine people that attacked Prof Soludo...
Three Construction Workers Abducted in Ondo
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Three Construction Workers Abducted in Ondo

Three construction workers rehabilitating Ikaram to Akunnu Akoko road, have been abducted by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers on Akunnu in Akoko North-East Local Government Area of Ondo State. The three men were rounded up by a gang of six men who whisked them into the forest around 6pm while closing for the day’s work on Tuesday, April 20. The workers were said to be engaged by a construction company engaged by the state government for the construction of the 16.2km Akunnu/ Ikaram/ Oke-Agbe road which had been abandoned for over 18 years. No ransom has been demanded by the kidnappers, as they have not made contact with the management of the construction company or the families of the victims. Confirming the abduction, the state police public relations officer, Tee Leo Iko...
Two Arrested for Robbing Rice Merchant in Ogun
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Two Arrested for Robbing Rice Merchant in Ogun

The police in Ogun state have arrested two suspected armed robbers who dispossessed one Nonso Nwibo, a rice merchant of cash sum of N120,000, at Ipamesan area of Sango ota. A statement released by DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesperson of the state police command, states that the suspects were arrested following a distress call received by the DPO Sango ota division, CSP Godwin Idehai that robbers have invaded the shop of the said Nonso and robbed him of one hundred and twenty thousand Naira as well as his Techno handset at gunpoint. ''Upon the distress call, the DPO quickly led his men to the scene, but on sighting the policemen, the robbers took to flight, but they were hotly chased and one of them by name Sadiiq Hassan was arrested with a locally made pistol while the other one ...
Farmer and his Four Children Abducted by Suspected Herdsmen in Oyo
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Farmer and his Four Children Abducted by Suspected Herdsmen in Oyo

A farmer identified as Rasaq Jamiu, and his four children have been abducted by suspected herdsmen in Maami village in the Ibaraoa North Local Government Area of Oyo State. According to reports, Jamiu had gone to his farm in Maami village on Monday, April 19 when the kidnappers stormed the farm and whisked him and his children away. His children were later released by the gunmen but he, Jamiu, has been held hostage and his abductors are demanding N5 million ransom for his release. Confirming the incident, the Secretary of Farmers Union in Ibarapaland, Taiwo Adeagbo, aka Akowe Agbe, said Jamiu was abducted at about 12 noon on Monday. The state police command is yet to comment on this development.
Groom-to-be allegedly Murdered for Ritual Purposes by his Next-door Neighbor in Kwara
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Groom-to-be allegedly Murdered for Ritual Purposes by his Next-door Neighbor in Kwara

A staff of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS ) unit of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Olokose Oluwasola Ojo, has allegedly been murdered for ritual purposes by his next-door neighbour, identified as Kazeem Mohammed, and his gang members. Vanguard reports that on Monday, March 8, the deceased who was at the peak of preparations for his wedding scheduled to hold in Akure, Ondo state on March 13, 2021, reportedly gave N350,000 to Kazeem to help him buy three cows. According to the report, Kazeem who hails from Patigi in Kwara North had previously convinced and tricked the deceased that cows are very cheap in his area. The duo had in the wee hours of March 8, travelled to Patigi with the intention of buying the three cows while the bride to be, planned t...
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...
Police orderly killed as gunmen open fire on Taraba Local Govt chairman’s convoy
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Police orderly killed as gunmen open fire on Taraba Local Govt chairman’s convoy

A police orderly attached to Prince Shoban Tikari, the chairman of Takum Local Government Council of Taraba State, was killed when suspected bandits opened fire on the chairman’s vehicle. The incident happened on Saturday, April 17, in Dogo-Gawa village, Takum local governemnt area. Tikari, who confirmed the attack, said the gunmen in their numbers, launched an attack on his covoy while on his way to Takum, claiming the life of the deceased in the process. The chairman declined giving the name of the deceased, however, it was gathered that the policeman was of the 67 Mobile Police Squadron, located in the area. Following the attack, an emergency meeting was held at the local government council Chamber on the issues of kidnapping, robbery, and recent attack on the security a...
Two Drug Traffickers Excrete 191 Pellets of Cocaine, Heroin at Lagos Airport
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Two Drug Traffickers Excrete 191 Pellets of Cocaine, Heroin at Lagos Airport

Two suspected drug traffickers intercepted by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, Lagos, have excreted 191 pellets of cocaine, heroin. Director, Media & Advocacy of the agency, Femi Babafemi, who disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, April 18, said Chukwudi Destiny was arrested during the outward clearance of an Italy bound Ethiopian Airline. "On 10th April 2021, during the outward screening of passengers on Ethiopian airline to Italy, NDLEA operatives at MMIA intercepted and referred one Chukwudi Destiny for scanning and the scan result proved positive to drug ingestion. Consequently, he was placed under excretion observation and in the process; he excreted 92 pellets of Heroin with a total weight...
Photos of six miners killed by suspected Fulani militias in Plateau State
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Photos of six miners killed by suspected Fulani militias in Plateau State

Suspected Fulani militias killed six miners and injured two others in Wereng community, Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau state. LIB reported that the eight miners were waylaid at about 7:45 pm on Thurday, April 15, on their way home from a mining site. Barrister Dalyop Mwantiri, of Emancipation Centre for Crisis Victims in Nigeria (ECCVN) a non-governmental organisation based in Plateau, gave the names of the victims as: Chuwang Williams,29, 3. children Bulus Danbom, 41 Peter Williams, 39 years with 3 children. Dung Gyang, 60 Dachung Gara, 44 year with 5 children Davou Dachung, 45 years, 4 children Two others, Davou Jatau and Gyang Jatau survived with fatal injuries and currently receiving medical care at Vom Christian Hospital. In an interview with E...
Six killed, two injured as gunmen ambush miners in Plateau state
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Six killed, two injured as gunmen ambush miners in Plateau state

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia have killed six miners and injured two in Wereng community, Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau state. The latest attack occurred almost a week after eight persons were brutally killed at a mining site in Kuru, Jos South Local Government Area of the state. It was gathered that the eight miners were waylaid at about 7:45 pm on Thurday, April 15, on their way home from a mining site. A source close to the community told Nigerian Tribune that the miners stopped at Wereng community to rest before they would proceed with their journey to the next village. "While they were resting the gunmen numbering about 15 who probably have been monitoring them appeared and shot at them at close range. They killed six of them on the spot while two sust...
27 Suspected Internet Fraudsters Arrested in Lagos
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27 Suspected Internet Fraudsters Arrested in Lagos

27 suspected internet fraudsters have been arrested by the operatives of the Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The suspects are: David Promise, Cyril Okodogbe, Taiwo Femi, Jasa Oghenerwede Frank, Adesokan Ibrahim, Femi Emmanuel Phillip, Jimoh Olayinka Alimi, Anene Dominic, Victor Damola, Israel Attah, Alonge Oluwadamilare, Muhammadu Sani Garba, Luis Fred, and Adu Olaoluwa. Others are: Precious Utomi, Oladosu Samuel, Andrew John, Olayiwola Ojo, Ekong Samuel Enobong, Oluwakemi Ezekiel, Okewole Segun, Olawale Adekunle, Ajibade Idris Adeniyi, Imeobong-Odion Promise, Karaole Lateef, Rowland Emmanuel, and Nelson Lucky. They were arrested on April 9, 2021, in the Ayobo-Ipaja area of Lagos State, following intelligence received by the Co...

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