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The killing of UK lawmaker, Sir David Amess was terrorism – Police say
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The killing of UK lawmaker, Sir David Amess was terrorism – Police say

The UK police say the Friday, October 15 killing of Conservative MP Sir David Amess is being treated as a terrorist incident. Sir David was stabbed multiple times at his constituency surgery in Leigh-on-Sea in Essex on Friday and a 25-year-old British man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder. In a Saturday morning, October 16 statement, the Metropolitan Police have revealed the killing has a potential link to Islamist extremism. Reports say the politician appears to be of Somali heritage. The Met said officers are carrying out searches at two addresses in the London area and are not seeking anyone else over the death. The police say they believed the man, who is in custody in Essex, acted alone but inquiries into the circumstances of the incident are still ongo...
British MP, David Amess, dies after being stabbed to death in Essex church
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British MP, David Amess, dies after being stabbed to death in Essex church

Tory MP, Sir David Amess, has died after being stabbed several times. The Conservative MP, who represented Southend West in Essex, was reportedly attacked by a man who walked into a church in Leigh-on-Sea where he was hosting a constituency surgery on Friday afternoon, October 15. The 69-year-old long-serving public servant remained in the Belfairs Methodist Church for at least two hours following the incident at around 12.05pm receiving treatment, according to reports. An air ambulance was at the scene, as were other emergency vehicles, with the area sealed off and placed on lockdown. Essex Police arrested a 25-year-old man, then later confirmed the victim had died. The force tweeted just after 3pm to confirm the victim had died...
Brit musician, 28, found dead after being ‘attacked and thrown unconscious in river’ weeks after he moved to Georgia to study
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Brit musician, 28, found dead after being ‘attacked and thrown unconscious in river’ weeks after he moved to Georgia to study

A British tourist has been killed in Georgia only weeks after he moved there to study. The body of musician Thomas Kennedy, 28, washed up in the Mtkvari River near the village of Kvakhvreli in Gori on Friday, October 8, three days after he was allegedly killed by a group of five Georgian citizens. Authorities say the group of men beat him unconscious and threw him into the river following an argument. Five people have been arrested for his murder, which allegedly came after a night of drinking with the locals. The suspected killers fled the scene but have since been remanded, local outlets reported. Giorgi Balashvili, 28, Giorgi Okhanashvili, 17, Giorgi Kareli, 20, Zura Palavandishvili, 19, and Vasil Okropiridze, 24, are being held on suspicion of murder.  Vasil Okropiri...
Update: Mali midfielder, Yves Bissouma named as the Brighton star arrested on suspicion of sexual assault
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Update: Mali midfielder, Yves Bissouma named as the Brighton star arrested on suspicion of sexual assault

Yves Bissouma has been named in several reports as the Brighton and Hove Albion midfielder arrested by Police in Sussex on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman at a nightclub. The 25-year-old was filmed being led out of the Arch night club on Brighton seafront by officers from Sussex Police in the early hours of yesterday morning. The midfielder was arrested along with man in his forties. The pair spent yesterday day in police custody. Sussex Police said: “Two men have been arrested after a woman reported being sexually assaulted at a venue in Brighton in the early hours of Wednesday. “A man in his forties and a man in his twenties, both from Brighton, were arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and remain in police custody at this time.” The club said: “Brighton and ...
Ex adult film star, Katalin Erzsebet Bradacs charged with murdering her two-year-old son
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Ex adult film star, Katalin Erzsebet Bradacs charged with murdering her two-year-old son

A former porn actress has been arrested on suspicion of murder after she allegedly stabbed her two-year-old son to death and dumped his corpse onto a checkout counter in a Lidl supermarket in Italy. 44-year-old Katalin Erzsebet Bradacs was taken into preventive custody after being charged with murdering her son Alex Juhasz. The former porn actress and nightclub dancer entered a Lidl supermarket in the small town of Citta della Pieve in the central Italian region of Umbria on Friday afternoon. Bradacs, from Hungary, reportedly entered the supermarket shouting for help as she placed her son's bloodied body on top of a checkout counter. The child was pronounced dead at the scene after being found with nine stab wounds to his chest and neck. According to reports in the local me...
Brighton player arrested on suspicion of sexual assault
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Brighton player arrested on suspicion of sexual assault

A Brighton & Hove Albion player has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and remains in police custody. The player, in his 20s, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was arrested at a nightclub in Brighton on Wednesday morning. A man in his 40s was also arrested. Sussex Police said in a statement: "Two men have been arrested after a woman reported being sexually assaulted at a venue in Brighton, in the early hours of Wednesday (October 6). "A man in his 40s and a man in his 20s, both from Brighton, were arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and remain in police custody at this time. "The victim is receiving specialist support from officers." A Brighton statement read: "Brighton & Hove Albion are aware that one of its players is assisting police with t...
Two arrested with two dead children stuffed inside a sack in Lagos
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Two arrested with two dead children stuffed inside a sack in Lagos

The State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) of the Lagos State Police Command has arrested two suspects over the abduction and death of two school children. The suspects were arrested on Monday October 4, at Jibowu area of Lagos with the children, already dead and stuffed inside a sack. The children were said to have been abducted while on their way home from school and died before help could come their way. The suspects were nabbed after police officers on stop-and-search duty at Jibowu, flagged down a vehicle they boarded. As policemen demanded valid documents of the vehicle, the suspects became troubled, fuelling the suspicion that something must be wrong. A senior officer told Daily Trust; “The suspects offered the policemen an undisclosed amount as bribe to let th...
Three Arrested after Anfield flare-related Incidents
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Three Arrested after Anfield flare-related Incidents

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of possessing flares in Anfield before the Premier League game between Liverpool and Manchester City on Sunday. Mohamed Salah scored a stunning goal but Kevin De Bruyne rescued a point for Manchester City in a classic contest that ended 2-2. In relation to incidents before the game, Merseyside Police said in a statement: "At around 3.05pm, three men were identified by officers as having possession of flares in the Anfield Road area, one of which was thrown, causing no damage or injury. "All were detained and have been arrested and taken into custody." The statement said a 38-year-old man, 35-year-old man, and 19-year-old man were all arrested. Assistant chief constable Rob Carden said: "A swift response from our officers on th...
Prophet Mohammed cartoonist, Lars Vilks dies in car crash in Sweden
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Prophet Mohammed cartoonist, Lars Vilks dies in car crash in Sweden

Swedish cartoonist, Lars Vilks, who lived under police protection after his 2007 depiction of the Prophet Mohammed prompted death threats, has died in a car accident. The 75-year-old and two police officers were killed in a collision with an oncoming truck on Sunday, October 3, Swedish police confirmed to AFP. "This is being investigated like any other road accident. Because two policemen were involved, an investigation has been assigned to a special section of the prosecutor's office," a police spokesperson told AFP, adding that there was no suspicion of foul play. The accident occurred near the small town Markaryd when the car Vilks was travelling in crashed into an oncoming truck. Both vehicles caught fire and the truck driver was hospitalised, according to police. In a ...
Yola: Mob razes office of vigilantes over killing of youth
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Yola: Mob razes office of vigilantes over killing of youth

Some youths in Bachure, a community in Yola North Local Government Area of Adamawa State have burnt down the office of the Vigilante Group in the community over alleged killing of a youth by the vigilantes. Sources said the youths stormed the office Sunday afternoon armed with cutlasses and sticks, scared off all vigilantes in sight and set the office on fire. The sources said when the vigilantes saw the angry youth with their dangerous weapons, they scampered for safety, giving the armed youths free reign. The youths had accused the vigilantes of killing Micheal Amoris, a 33-year-old resident, as the vigilantes were on patrol last Friday. It was further gathered that the vigilantes had clashed with some youths during patrol on that day, and that since then, the deceased could ...
Delta: Police arrest motorcyclist with ammunition concealed in bag of garri
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Delta: Police arrest motorcyclist with ammunition concealed in bag of garri

A Police patrol team from Bomadi Division on routine stop-and-search duty has arrested a 37-year-old cyclist, Solomon Ebe, with 340 rounds of live AK-47 ammunition concealed in a bag of garri along Bomadi/ Tuomo road in Delta State. The suspect was arrested based on reasonable suspicion after they flagged him down. 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 operatives who were discrete in their responsibilities on reasonable suspicion decided to search the suspect and the bag. “Upon search, 340 rounds of AK-47 live ammunition hidden inside the garri were recovered.” While noting that the suspect was arrested, DSP Edafe said, “inves...
Investigators fear 11 boxing matches were fixed by officials at the 2016 Olympic Games including GB fighter Joe Joyce’s defeat in his gold medal fight
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Investigators fear 11 boxing matches were fixed by officials at the 2016 Olympic Games including GB fighter Joe Joyce’s defeat in his gold medal fight

Investigators fear eleven boxing matches at the Rio Olympic Games were fixed by officials, including Great Britain boxer ,Joe Joyce's controversial defeat against France's Tony Yoka in a gold medal fight. An inquiry by sport’s top investigator, Professor Richard McLaren, has found evidence of widespread corruption and manipulation in Olympic boxing that stretched back to the turn of the century. His report raises the prospect that fights at London 2012 may also have been manipulated. McLaren said he has concluded that six-figure sums changed hands to decide the decision in some bouts, while others were fixed to benefit national associations or Olympic Committees. The team were called in when an internal probe by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) found 'strong suspic...
“I died and had to be brought back to life by doctors” Singer Kelly Price breaks silence on Covid battle after Family declared her missing
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“I died and had to be brought back to life by doctors” Singer Kelly Price breaks silence on Covid battle after Family declared her missing

Grammy-nominated singer, Kelly Price has finally broken her silence following days of concerns over her safety after she was initially believed to be missing following a recent COVID-19 hospitalization. The singer made headlines in recent days when a welfare check at her Georgia home resulted in police classifying her as a missing person. Price’s family, namely her sister, said they hadn’t heard from her since she was discharged from the hospital after battling the virus. Despite her representatives releasing public statements assuring that she was alive and recovering, Price’s sister, Shanrae Price, maintained suspicion about her safety. "I’m just asking everybody to pray. I understand the attorney is stating that my sister is okay. We don’t know anything until we physically se...
FG again explains why it can’t name sponsors of terrorism
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FG again explains why it can’t name sponsors of terrorism

The federal government has again explained why it can't name sponsors of terrorism until they are tried and convicted. Attorney-general of the federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami in a statement released by his spokesperson Umar Gwandu said the decision is a "product of constitutionalism and the law." According to him, naming and shaming in the Nigerian context must be rooted in constitutionalism and there must be a balance between constitutional presumption of innocence and evidential proof of reasonable ground for suspicion in making disclosures associated with terrorism funding and financing. The statement read; “Naming and shaming of suspects is not embarked upon as a policy by the federal government out of sheer respect the constitutional rights of Nigerians relating to pre...
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...
Footballer, Benjamin Mendy, 27, Arrives at Court in Police Van to Face Four Rape and one Sexual assault Charge against three different women
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Footballer, Benjamin Mendy, 27, Arrives at Court in Police Van to Face Four Rape and one Sexual assault Charge against three different women

Manchester City footballer, Benjamin Mendy has arrived in court to face rape charges. The 27-year-old, who is charged with four counts of rape and one sexual assault, was seen at Chester Crown Court ahead of his appearance. Earlier this month, a bail application was made at Chester Crown Court in a hearing held behind closed doors, which lasted about 50 minutes. Mendy, who also plays for the French national team, did not attend court on that occasion. Honorary Recorder of Chester Judge Steven Everett refused the application, a court spokesman said. Mendy is charged with attacks on three different women, including one under 18, at his home in Prestbury, Cheshire. Three of the rapes are alleged to have ta...
Fake lawyer who practised for 10 years apprehended in Osun court
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Fake lawyer who practised for 10 years apprehended in Osun court

A fake lawyer, Adebowale Adeola Babatunde has been arrested while presenting himself as counsel before a Magistrate Court in Osogbo, Osun State. The fake lawyer who according to findings has been practising for over 10 years was charged by Police in a case file number: MOS/152C/2021. But, according to a statement by the Publicity Secretary of the Nigerian Bar Association, Osogbo branch, Dawood Ajetunmobi said the Ministry of Justice has taken over the case from the police after the union’s requested it to do so. It was gathered that the fake lawyer, Babatunde on March 10, 2021, appeared before Magistrate A. A Adeyeba to move a motion. The way and manner in which the fake lawyer conducted himself in the court raised suspicion which infuriated one of the lawyers in the ...
Katie Price’s fiancé, Carl Woods denies assaulting her after a ‘man was arrested for assaulting her’
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Katie Price’s fiancé, Carl Woods denies assaulting her after a ‘man was arrested for assaulting her’

32-year-old car dealer, Carl Woods has for the first time spoken up after a man was 'arrested on suspicion of assaulting' his fiancee, Katie Price. 43-year-old Katie Price was rushed to hospital last month after sustaining facial injuries in an alleged assault. Police were called in over the incident which occurred at a property in Essex, with the cops then calling for paramedics. It was reported at that time that a 32-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault, theft and coercive and controlling behaviour, and was then bailed on September 20. Essex Police said in a statement at the time; "We were called by colleagues in the ambulance service to reports of an assault in Little Canfield, shortly after 1.30am this morning, Monday 23 August. "We arrived and found a...
Super TV CEO boss, Usifo Ataga’s Family Petitions IGP, Demands Fresh Probe into Murder
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Super TV CEO boss, Usifo Ataga’s Family Petitions IGP, Demands Fresh Probe into Murder

The family of the late Super TV Chief Executive Officer, Usifo Ataga, has petitioned the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali, to re-investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of their son at a service apartment in the Lekki area of Lagos State. Counsel to the family of late Ataga, Mike Ozekhome, who disclosed this to Punch, said so far, the police investigation into Ataga’s death was not professionally handled, adding that the police, without obtaining legal advice from the Directorate of Public Prosecutions, arraigned the prime suspect, Chidinma Ojukwu, and other suspected accomplices at a chief magistrate’s court, which had no jurisdiction over murder cases. The Senior Advocate of Nigeria stated that Ataga’s family alleged that one of the arraigned suspected acco...
Katie Price ‘attacked’ and rushed to hospital with Eye Injury as Man is arrested after fight at home
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Katie Price ‘attacked’ and rushed to hospital with Eye Injury as Man is arrested after fight at home

English media persoanliy, Katie Price was rushed to hospital in the early hours of Monday, August 23, after sustaining facial injuries in an alleged attack. Police were reportedly called after the incident occurred at a property in Essex. The officers then called for paramedics. The Sun reports that a man has been arrested on suspicion of assault and is currently being held in custody. In a statement to The Sun, Essex police said: "We were called by colleagues in the ambulance service to reports of an assault shortly after 1.30am this morning, Monday 23 August. "We arrived and found a woman had sustained a facial injury which required hospital treatment. "A man was arrested a short time later on suspicion of assault. He remains in custody." In a further statement, Ess...
Chinese Police Arrest Pop star, Kris Wu after Rape Allegations
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Chinese Police Arrest Pop star, Kris Wu after Rape Allegations

Chinese-Canadian pop star, Kris Wu has been arrested and detained by Chinese police on suspicion of rape after he allegedly "repeatedly seducing young women into having sex," The police have said in a statement. The case against Wu, 30,  whose real name is Wu Yifan started after allegations emerged last month on Weibo, a Chinese social media platform. A woman posting under the verified handle "Du Meizhu" alleged she was sexually assaulted when she was a student at the Communication University of China in Beijing. According to the alleged victim, she was 17 at the time of the alleged assault. The allegations gained more publicity after she was interviewed by 163.com, a major Chinese news platform. After the allegations came out last month, Wu, who was born in southern C...
Update: Everton midfielder, Gylfi Sigurðsson revealed as the married footballer being investigated for alleged child sex offences
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Update: Everton midfielder, Gylfi Sigurðsson revealed as the married footballer being investigated for alleged child sex offences

Everton midfielder, Gylfi Sigurðsson has been revealed as the married footballer being investigated for alleged child sex offences. It was first reported on Monday night, July 20 that an Everton footballer was arrested on suspicion of committing child sex offences and released on bail pending further investigation. The player had his home raided by police and was arrested on Friday. Everton released an official statement on Monday evening confirming they had suspended a footballer and will assist the police with any enquiries. The statement on the club's official site read: "Everton can confirm it has suspended a player pending a police investigation. "The Club will continue to support the authorities with their inquiries and will not be making any further statement at t...
Lionel Messi Survives bomb scare at airport
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Lionel Messi Survives bomb scare at airport

Barcelona captain Lionel Messi’s plans to leave his country Argentina were put on hold after a bomb scare at Rosario airport, which delayed his private jet leaving as reported by Mirror UK on Wednesday. Messi was set to return to Spain for his summer holidays on Tuesday after leading Argentina to the Copa America victory following a 1-0 win over Brazil last weekend at the Maracana Stadium. But a few hours before the 34-year-old was due to leave Argentina, a man claimed to have a bomb in his suitcase. Argentine security swiftly enforced their emergency protocols, evacuating the airport and halting all flights as well as Messi’s jet from leaving. “At 11:50 am, the airport security police (PSA) activated the preventive emergency plan due to a situation of suspicion. The buildi...
Becoming President of Nigeria is a job too much for a man my age – Governor El-Rufai
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Becoming President of Nigeria is a job too much for a man my age – Governor El-Rufai

Governor Nasir El-Rufai has said that he is too old to become the country's President. Speaking in an interview with BBC in Kaduna, the Governor also said that he is fed up with being linked with the presidency as has been the case in the last 15 years. El-Rufai said;   “Governing Nigeria is a serious job, which is obviously too much for a 62-year-old man. Look at me, look at my grey hair. If you see my picture when I was sworn in, my hair was very black but look at how it has become. “This is a very difficult job and that is just state governor, one state out of 36, a big one, yes; a difficult one, yes, but it is not the same as Nigeria. “I have been suffering this presidential ambition suspicion since 2006, I have suffered it for 15 years today, and I am sick a...
Southern Kaduna youths decry appointment of interim LG caretakers, allege marginalisation
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Southern Kaduna youths decry appointment of interim LG caretakers, allege marginalisation

The youth wing of the Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU), says it is surprised by the clannish and open display of bigotry by the Governor of Kaduna State, Nasiru El-Rufai with regards to the appointment of interim local government caretakers chairmen. John Isaac, the National Youth Leader of SOKAPU, in a statement said the recent appointment of interim caretakers as exhibited by the governor Nasir El-Rufai-led government, completely negates the sensibility of fairness, justice and equity. The statement said, “The Governor’s appointment of members of a minority faith over a people and region that is 99 percent Christian is a deliberate attempt to ignite crises and violence across the region.” The youths noted that the appointment is not only despicable but unacceptable for the...
Teenager arrested after his mother told police he raped her while high on drugs
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Teenager arrested after his mother told police he raped her while high on drugs

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of raping his own mother on the holiday island of Gran Canaria in Spain. The 16-year-old has been remanded to a secure young offenders’ institution pending an ongoing criminal probe led by a judge at a youth court in the capital Las Palmas. The rape is understood to have happened at a property in the Gran Canaria capital Las Palmas. Police confirmed yesterday, Thursday, June 17, they had held the youngster on Tuesday evening, June 15. His mum is understood to have alerted the authorities. Unconfirmed local reports said the teenager is claiming he remembers nothing about the alleged sex attack because he was under the effects of drugs at the time. He spent his first night in custody at a centre called La Montaneta in Gran Canaria ...
Update: Man, 25, is Arrested Over Shooting of UK Black Lives Matter Activist, Sasha Johnson.
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Update: Man, 25, is Arrested Over Shooting of UK Black Lives Matter Activist, Sasha Johnson.

A 25-year-old man has been arrested over the shooting of UK Black Lives Matter activist, Sasha Johnson. The mother-of-two, dubbed the 'Black Panther of Oxford', remains in a critical condition in hospital after being shot in the head at a party in a back garden in Peckham, south London, on Sunday, May 23. On Wednesday, the Metropolitan Police said a man has been detained on suspicion of conspiracy to murder. This comes after two other men were arrested and charged over the shooting, while another four remain on police bail. Devonte Brown, 18, of Southwark, south London, and Cameron Deriggs, also 18, of Lewisham, south-east London, are both accused of conspiracy to murder. Ms Johnson, a member of the Taking The Initiative Party, was in the back garden of a house in Co...
NDLEA Intercepts 100,000 Bottles of Codeine Syrup at Onne Port
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NDLEA Intercepts 100,000 Bottles of Codeine Syrup at Onne Port

No fewer than 100,000 bottles of codeine syrup with a total weight of 15,325kilograms have been intercepted and seized by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, at the Onne seaport, Port Harcourt, Rivers state. A statement released by Femi Babafemi, spokesperson of the command, states that the illicit substance, cough syrup with codeine (100mg), packed in 500 cartons and concealed in a container marked MRKU 1565305, bearing imported food masks made in India, was discovered on Thursday, 10th June 2021 in a warehouse at the Onne port complex during a joint examination with officers of the Nigeria Customs Service, State Security Service, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, among others. He said the seizure followed an intelligence received by ...
Four boys aged 14 and 15 arrested for murder after a man in his 20s is killed on footpath
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Four boys aged 14 and 15 arrested for murder after a man in his 20s is killed on footpath

Four boys aged 14 and 15 have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man in his 20s was allegedly killed while walking on a footpath. Police  were called at around 7.20pm on Friday, June 11 to a footpath near Stonebridge Close in Telford, Shropshire, UK following reports that a man was seriously injured. The victim was rushed to hospital but died later that evening. Four boys have now been arrested. Three of the boys are aged fifteen and one is aged fourteen. A 42-year-old woman and a 41 year-old man have also been arrested on suspicion of assisting offenders, West Mercia Police said. They all all in police custody as at press time. Chief Inspector Helen Kinrade speaking to press on Friday, June 11, said: "We understand this will be extremely concerning to the c...
Two Suspects Arrested after they were Caught on CCTV Burgling church
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Two Suspects Arrested after they were Caught on CCTV Burgling church

Two suspected armed robbers have been arrested for allegedly burgling a Redeemed Christian Church of God parish in Sagamu, Ogun State. The suspects, Fidelis Francis, 28, and Lukman Jimoh, 40, are accused of scaling the fence before breaking into the church using an iron bar at about 2am on Monday, June 7. When they were done with the operation, they hid in a bush. However, the police, having received a distress call about the attack, arrived at the venue and laid ambush for them. 5 hours after hiding in the bush, they emerged and made their way to the vehicle they parked close to the bush and officials of the state police command arrested them. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday, June 9. Oyey...
Dallas rapper Lil Loaded, whose song ‘6locc 6a6y’ was a 2019 viral hit, dies at 20 as his devastating last social media post emerges
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Dallas rapper Lil Loaded, whose song ‘6locc 6a6y’ was a 2019 viral hit, dies at 20 as his devastating last social media post emerges

Lil Loaded, the Dallas rapper behind the 2019 viral summer hit "6locc 6a6y," has died at age 20. The Dallas County medical examiner’s office confirmed Monday, May 31, to USA TODAY that the young rapper, whose legal name was Dashawn Robertson, had died. Officials did not reveal the cause of his death. However, Ashkan Mehryari, an attorney for the rapper, told USA TODAY the cause of death was suicide. "Sadly, I am able to confirm Mr. Robertson passed away today," Mehryari wrote in statement. The attorney told the Dallas Morning News that his client's death was "very tragic," adding, "He had a very bright and promising music career ahead of him." Loaded was arrested back in October 2020 on suspicion of murder, after shooting and killing his 18-year-old friend Khalil Walker...
Update: 18-year-old man Charged with Conspiracy to Murder over Shooting of British BLM activist, Sasha Johnson
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Update: 18-year-old man Charged with Conspiracy to Murder over Shooting of British BLM activist, Sasha Johnson

An 18-year-old London man has been charged with conspiracy to murder in connection with the shooting of British Black Lives Matter activist Sasha Johnson, who remained hospitalised in critical condition. Johnson, a 27-year-old mother of three and vocal equal rights campaigner, was shot in the head at a house party in south London last Sunday. On Friday, London's Metropolitan Police said Cameron Deriggs has been charged with conspiracy to murder in connection with the shooting. Deriggs was among five men arrested Wednesday on suspicion of attempted murder in the case. He and two others were also arrested on suspicion of affray (a group fight) and possession with intent to supply Class B drugs. The youngest of the group, a 17-year-old, was arrested on suspicion of possess...
Police Rescue Man Picking Human Faeces near Osun School from mob
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Police Rescue Man Picking Human Faeces near Osun School from mob

The police on Friday May 21, rescued a 30-year-old man identified as Wasiu Olasukomi from a mob in Ede, Osun State after he was allegedly caught picking dried human faeces. The incident which attracted a crowd, occurred around 10:30am. The man was said to be putting the dried human faeces into a bag, raising suspicion of it being for ritual purposes. The police reportedly intervened after the angry mob including students attempted to lynch the suspect. Spokesperson of Osun police command, Yemisi Opalola confirmed the incident and also disclosed that five people were arrested for attacking police officers. She said the matter is being investigated.
Man found hanged beside a police station in Okota
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Man found hanged beside a police station in Okota

A man was found hanged in front of a shop beside a police station in Okota. The topless man was found on Saturday Morning, May 15. Prior to his death, the man, said to be a bike rider, was reportedly seen in the area the night before, at about 10pm. A witness said police arrived at the scene at about 8:00am today after the man was found hanged, but left without moving the corpse. Residents and shop owners in the area are asking that the corpse of the man be removed soon. Locals who saw the man's corpse are said to have expressed suspicion that there might be foul play involved in his death. Below are screenshots of messages sent to LIB. See video of police arriving at the scene.
High Profile Nigerians to Face Prosecution for financing Terrorism – AGF Abubakar Malami
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High Profile Nigerians to Face Prosecution for financing Terrorism – AGF Abubakar Malami

The Attorney-General of the Federation has disclosed that some high profile Nigerians will be facing prosecution for financing terrorism. This is coming after over 400 businessmen were arrested in an operation coordinated by the Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA), and in collaboration with the Department of State Services (DSS), Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Malami who addressed newsmen on Friday May 7, said the arrest of some of the suspects followed the recent conviction of some Nigerians for financing terrorism in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). He also disclosed that gave rise to a wider and far-reaching investigation in Nigeria. He said; “As you will actually know, some time back, there were certain convictions of Niger...
Attack on Disabilities Care Clinic in Germany leaves Four Patients Dead and a Fifth Person Seriously Injured
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Attack on Disabilities Care Clinic in Germany leaves Four Patients Dead and a Fifth Person Seriously Injured

Four patients at a German care centre for the disabled have been killed and a fifth person seriously injured in the eastern city of Potsdam. A 51-year-old woman, believed to be a member of staff at the Oberlin Clinic in Potsdam, near Berlin, has been arrested 'under strong suspicion' of carrying out the attack on Wednesday night, April 28. Officers who responded to the attack at the clinic around 9pm, said the victims were subjected to "intense, extreme violent attack", and were found in different rooms of the care home, but did not give any details around the circumstances of the killings. The woman has been arrested on suspicion of 'intentional homicide', officers added, but said the motivation for the attack is not yet known. Prosecutors said forensic teams are n...
Photo of Medical Doctor Shot Dead by Bandits in Kaduna Church Attack
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Photo of Medical Doctor Shot Dead by Bandits in Kaduna Church Attack

Dr. Zakariya Dogonyaro, a medical doctor with the Kaduna State Ministry of Health was killed when armed bandits attacked Haske Baptist Church at Manini Tasha village, Kuriga Ward of Chikun local government area of the state. LIB reported that the heavily armed gunmen stormed the church stormed the church on motorcycles around 9 am on Sunday morning, April 25  and shot sporadically at the worshipers. The State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who confirmed the incident said four other worshippers were abducted in the attack. Also confirming the incident, spokesperson of the Kaduna State Police Command, Mohammed Jalige said one Shehu Haruna was injured in the attack. "Preliminary investigation conducted so far revealed that, four persons are m...
Nigerian man Released after 40 days in Malaysia Immigration Detention Centre
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Nigerian man Released after 40 days in Malaysia Immigration Detention Centre

The 33-year-old Nigerian man who was detained at an immigration centre in Malaysia for 40 days, is finally a free man. LIB reported that Simon Adavize Momoh, who has been married to a Malaysian auditor, Low Kar Hui, for the past eight years and has a valid visa, was arrested at a roadblock in Cheras, Shah Alam, the capital of Selangor in the early hours of March 15, 2021 on suspicion of drink-driving. The Shah Alam High Court on Friday, April 23, ruled that the detention of the Nigerian national for 40 days to be unlawful and ordered him to be released. High Court judge, Datuk Ab. Karim Ab. Rahman had ruled that the detention was in violation of Article 5(4) of the Federal Constitution, which requires a non-citizen to be presented before a magistrate within 14 days from th...
“I drowned them, I did it as softly as I could”- Mom admits to killing her three young children in chilling jail interview
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“I drowned them, I did it as softly as I could”- Mom admits to killing her three young children in chilling jail interview

A California mom suspected of murdering her three young children before going on a carjacking spree, has confessed to drowning them "as softly as she could" in a chilling jailhouse interview. Liliana Carrillo, 30, claimed she wanted to protect her son and two daughters from their father, who she believes is a human trafficker and would have 'abused them'. Carrillo's kids, Joanna Denton Carrillo, 3, Terry, 2, and 6-month-old Sierra were found dead on Saturday, April 10, by their grandma in her apartment in Reseda, Los Angeles. Their mother had vanished. She was later arrested on suspicion of carjacking, having stolen a truck. She said in her interview that she wanted to drive off of a cliff and kill herself. 'I drowned them. I did it as softly, I don't know how to explain it...
Nigerian man Faces Deportation after One Month in Malaysia Immigration Detention Centre Over Drink Driving Offence
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Nigerian man Faces Deportation after One Month in Malaysia Immigration Detention Centre Over Drink Driving Offence

A 33-year-old Nigerian national detained at an immigration centre in Malaysia for the last one month, has been served a deportation order despite having paid his fine for a drink-driving offence, his lawyer said on Thursday, April 15. Aimon Adavize Momoh, who has been married to a Malaysian auditor, Low Kar Hui, for the past eight years and has a valid visa, was arrested at a roadblock in Cheras, Shah Alam, the capital of Selangor in the early hours of March 15, 2021 on suspicion of drink-driving. He pleaded guilty in court the same day, paid the RM12,000 fine, and his wife was told he would be released at 5pm However, he was taken to the Kajang prison and later transferred to the Semenyih immigration detention centre where he has been since then. Authorities previously...
Car wash employee who allegedly ran away with customer’s car arrested in Ogun
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Car wash employee who allegedly ran away with customer’s car arrested in Ogun

Men of the Ogun state police command have arrested one Kazeem Olanrewaju, who absconded with a Toyota Venza car with registration number APP 775 GB given to him to wash. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, states that the suspect was arrested, when the DPO Idiroko division CSP Shadrach Oriloye was on routine patrol with his men and sighted the Venza car without a number plate, driven in a suspicious manner. He was there and then flagged down, but instead of him stopping, he started running away. He was hotly chased and apprehended. On searching the vehicle, it was discovered that the number plate of the vehicle was removed and kept in the car. ''On interrogation, he confessed that he was working with a car wash in Festac to...
Man Arrested for Killing 57-year-old he Suspected of Having an Affair with his Wife in Adamawa
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Man Arrested for Killing 57-year-old he Suspected of Having an Affair with his Wife in Adamawa

A 30-year-old man identified as Johnson Samuel, has been arrested by men of the Adamawa state police command for stabbing a 57-year-old man to death at his residence over suspicion that the victim was having an affair with his wife. The spokesperson of the state police command, Suleiman Nguroje, who confirmed the arrest, said the suspect, a resident of Bandasarga village, Ganye Local Government Area, returned home on Sunday, April 4 around 11pm and met the victim, Yaji Lawal, in his house. He suspected that the man was having an affair with his wife. In anger, he picked up a knife and stabbed the deceased. “There and then, he suspected the victim of coming to have an affair with his wife; all of a sudden, he stabbed him with a knife and left him in a pool of blood'' Nguroje said N...
50-year-old Fake Lawyer Arrested in Ogun
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50-year-old Fake Lawyer Arrested in Ogun

A 50 year old man, Azeez Agboola, was on Wednesday, March 31, arrested by men of Ogun state police command, for unlawfully parading himself as a legal practitioner. The suspect, a resident of Oko Afor area of Badagry Lagos state, was arrested while appearing as a counsel before Chief Magistrate B.I Ilo, at the chief magistrate court Agbara. A statement released by the command's spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, states that his presentation in court aroused the suspicion of the chief magistrate who invited the police to arrest him for proper interrogation in order to authenticate his claim of being a lawyer. ''Upon his arrest, the suspect was personally interrogated by the Dpo Agbara division SP Dahiru Saleh, and he confessed that though he read law in the university, he has no...
Ryan Giggs and his ex-wife to battle over who gets their dog after they split following assault allegations
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Ryan Giggs and his ex-wife to battle over who gets their dog after they split following assault allegations

Manchester United football star, Ryan Giggs and his former wife, Kate Greville are at loggerheads over who gets their dog after their split. The Old Trafford legend and Kate Greville, who is a public relations expert, both want ownership of their six-month-old puppy Mac. The former couple split after police were called to Gigg's home and he was arrested on suspicion of assaulting Kate and another woman in November 2020. Kate, 36, took the dog with her when she ran away from his home. Before their split, the couple bought another dog named Atlas, which they hoped would be company for Mac. A source said to Sun UK: “Ryan and Kate got lots of joy from Mac and got another dog so he had a play companion. “But do they keep the dogs together or do they split them up and b...
Beauty Queen Faces 50 Years in Jail after Being Accused of Being Part of a Kidnapping Gang
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Beauty Queen Faces 50 Years in Jail after Being Accused of Being Part of a Kidnapping Gang

A Mexican beauty queen is facing up to 50 years in prison after being arrested on suspicion of being part of a kidnapping gang. Laura Mojica Romero, 25, is currently being detained in Huatusco, a city in the Mexican state of Veracruz. She is one of three women and five men arrested by authorities. She was identified only by her first name in a statement released by investigators in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz. Ms. Mojica was described as one of 'eight alleged members of a criminal organisation specialising in kidnap' in the statement. Prosecutors said an elite anti-kidnap unit had acted to ensure there was 'no truce for people who cause serious harm to Veracruz' following their arrest. They added: 'The capture of Luis Antonio 'N'; Raúl 'N'; María del Ro...
 Court Orders Paternity Test for Nollywood Actress Ronke Odusanya’s Daughter
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 Court Orders Paternity Test for Nollywood Actress Ronke Odusanya’s Daughter

A Magistrates Court in Lagos State has ordered that a DNA paternity test be conducted on the daughter of a Yoruba actress, Ronke Odusanya following her separation from her estranged partner, Olanrewaju Saheed. Premium Times reports that Magistrate M.O. Tanimola gave the order on Wednesday when the case was brought before her at Court 8, Samuel Ilori Court House, Ogba, Ikeja magisterial district, Lagos. The actress and her estranged partner, Olanrewaju Saheed, popularly known as Jago welcomed their daughter in 2019. The pair are currently in court for several reasons including the welfare of their daughter, Oluwafifehanmi. It was reported that Saheed, through his lawyer, requested the court to order a DNA test to ascertain the paternity of the child, on the grounds of suspicion...
Manchester United Legend Ryan Giggs Arrested On Suspicion Of Alleged Assault On Girlfriend
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Manchester United Legend Ryan Giggs Arrested On Suspicion Of Alleged Assault On Girlfriend

Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs has been arrested on suspicion of an alleged assault on girlfriend Kate Greville. The Sun say that police arrived at Giggs' £1.7 million house in Worsley after 10 pm on Sunday following reports of "a disturbance". Giggs was taken to Pendleton police station, where he was questioned on suspicion of actual body harm and assault. According to the report, police say he was released on bail pending enquiries. A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police said: "Police were called at 10.05 pm on Sunday to reports of a disturbance. A woman in her 30s sustained minor injuries but did not require any treatment. "A 46-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of section 47 assault and section 39 common assault." In a brief statement, the Welsh FA said...
Osun polytechnic student found dead in his apartment
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Osun polytechnic student found dead in his apartment

A student of Osun State Polytechnic, Festus Adedoyin Ewejobi, who was declared missing on Tuesday, September 15, was found dead in his apartment in Iree, a community in the state on Saturday, September 19.   According to The Nation, a search party was launched shortly after Festus's whereabouts couldn't be determined on Tuesday September 15. It was while the search for Festus was in progress that neighbors perceived a stench from his room, fuelling suspicion that he might have been harmed. The door leading to his apartment was forced open only to find his decomposed body riddled with machete cuts. “We initially thought that the deceased was out of town when he was not seen or sighted in the neighbourhood for about four days. But we became worried because he would always leav...
Dad, his two Teenage Children and Dog Killed on Father’s Day
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Dad, his two Teenage Children and Dog Killed on Father’s Day

A father, his two teenage children and their dog have been killed after a suspected drunk driver mowed them down on Father's Day. A 47-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of three counts of causing death by dangerous driving and one of drunk driving after the family were killed while taking a walk on Sunday. Police and paramedics rushed to Abbey Road in Dalton-in-Furness, Cumbria, at around 2.30pm on Sunday, June 21. Despite their best efforts, three people died at the scene. The driver suffered injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening. Witness Ian Singleton, who saw paramedics trying to save the victims, said on Facebook: "I was literally five to ten minutes from being involved on my bike. "Turned up at the scene and it was like a horror movie. ...
Two-year old Toddler Tests Positive for Coronavirus in Ogun FMC
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Two-year old Toddler Tests Positive for Coronavirus in Ogun FMC

A two and half years old girl has tested positive for the novel Coronavirus at the Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, DAILY POST reports. Our correspondent gathered that the girl was admitted into the Ogun Federal Medical Centre eight days ago over symptoms of breathlessness. The spokesperson for FMC Abeokuta, Segun Orisajo, confirmed the report to DAILY POST on Sunday. According to Orisajo, some investigations were carried out on the unnamed 18 months old girl. “Due to the persisted high temperature, she was isolated, hence no member of staff or other patients were unduly exposed,” he said. To confirm the initial suspicion by a team of caregivers, on the third day, the spokesperson hinted that the little girl was sc...

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