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Update: Police arrest three CJTF members over murder of teacher in Maiduguri
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Update: Police arrest three CJTF members over murder of teacher in Maiduguri

The Borno State Police Command has arrested three Civilian Joint Task Force(CJTF) members for allegedly killing a teacher, Babagana Ahmed Gaidam. LIB reported that the 42-year-old headmaster of Asheikh Jarma Mega School, at Bulumkuttu Abuja, in Maiduguri, was stabbed to death at his residence at 3am on Monday October 12. According to reports, the suspects were arrested at Bulumkuttu Abuja area of Maiduguri on Tuesday, October 12, following a directive by the Commissioner of Police(CP), Abdu Umar. Gaidem was said to have been transferred to the Asheik Jarma Mega Primary School about seven weeks ago. According to sources, the victim, upon resumption in the school, embarked on reforms of some operational policies. A teacher and friend of the deceased, Abdullaziz, told Punch t...
Angelina Jolie sells stake in $164M French estate amid Brad Pitt divorce
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Angelina Jolie sells stake in $164M French estate amid Brad Pitt divorce

Actress Angelina Jolie has sold off her share of the $164 million French estate she co-owns with ex-husband Brad Pitt. Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday October 5, that she has offloaded her stake in their Chateau Miraval winery in Correns, France. Her shares were sold to wine group Tenute del Mondo, a faction of the Stoli Group, which also owns Masseto and Ornellaia. The price was not disclosed. The sale was concluded after she and Pitt came to an agreement on the division of their assets. The exes agreed to lift a “standard temporary restraining order” on their assets, opening the door for Jolie to sell her half of the 1,000-acre (1.5-square-mile) French estate. It also came after a lawsuit was filed against the 46-year-old “Maleficent” star alleging that she was trying ...
Armed men storm Dunamis Church in Abuja, stab guard
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Armed men storm Dunamis Church in Abuja, stab guard

Armed men raided Dunamis International Gospel Centre on Monday, October 4, and stabbed the security guard. The hoodlums, numbering over 10, were said to have arrived in the church from the shanties and slums in the neighbourhood. On getting to the church, they stabbed a security guard, identified only as John, in the stomach and ripped out his intestines, Punch reports. The hoodlums reportedly demanded money and searched the premises, and they became angry when they could not find anything. A source told the publication: "The incident happened around 3am on Monday. The robbers came and John tried to resist them. During the fracas, he was overpowered and stabbed in the stomach. "He was rushed to the General Hospital in Kubwa but because doc...
Police arrest Suspected Killers of Kano Pastor
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Police arrest Suspected Killers of Kano Pastor

The police has said that it has arrested seven suspects said to be killers of the leader of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Sumaila Local Government Area of Kano State, Shuaibu Yohana. The Pastor was killed by a mob few days ago after he intervened in a case involving one Sabo Idris who was accused of killing his elder brother’s wife, Zainab Balan’iya. Yohanna was accused of hiding Mr Idris who is a Christian convert, before being lynched by the mob who burnt down his church, house and school. Police spokesperson in Kano, Abdullahi Kiyawa told BBC Hausa that they arrested six suspects “on the spot”. The seventh suspect was said to have turned himself in. The case has been transferred to the homicide department at the police command headquarters in Bompai, Kano. K...
Ex-Man City, Arsenal midfielder Nasir retires at 34
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Ex-Man City, Arsenal midfielder Nasir retires at 34

Ex-Man City, Arsenal midfielder Samir Nasri has confirmed his retirement from football at the age of 34. The former France international announced his decision on Sunday on Canal+, a media outlet where he is now a pundit. Nasri came through at Marseille and transferred to Arsenal in 2008, spending three years at Emirates Stadium before he joined Manchester City. At Manchester City, Nasri won two English Premier League (EPL) titles, a League Cup and a Community Shield. He joined Sevilla on loan in 2016/2017 and seemed to have revitalised his career in La Liga, though the move was not made permanent. A short spell in Turkey with Antalyaspor followed, but Nasri mutually terminated his contract in January 2018, before he received a six-month ban from football by UEFA. This ...
Ogun: Man impregnates 16-year-old niece three times, aborted two pregnancies
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Ogun: Man impregnates 16-year-old niece three times, aborted two pregnancies

A 52-year-old man, Jimoh Mutaliu has been arrested by the police in Ogun State for allegedly impregnating his 16-year-old niece. It is the third time the suspect has reportedly impregnated his teenage niece, having succeeded in paying for the termination of their first two pregnancies. Ogun Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a statement on Wednesday, said the suspect was arrested on Tuesday in Abeokuta, the state capital. The father of the victim had reported the case at the Adatan police division, saying he discovered that his daughter was pregnant and she confessed that his own brother, who is also an uncle to the girl was responsible. He also reported having discovered that his brother had been sleeping with his daughter for quite some time, adding that “h...
Wanted criminal arrested with 53 AK-47 magazines, 260 live ammunition in Nasarawa
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Wanted criminal arrested with 53 AK-47 magazines, 260 live ammunition in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Police Force has apprehended a suspected criminal, Likita Abubakar, who was conveying 53 AK-47 Magazine and 260 rounds of live ammunition to an unknown destination in the state. Spokesperson of the command, ASP Ramhan Nansel, who disclosed this in a statement on Saturday, said the suspect has been on the police wanted list for armed robbery and kidnapping offences. "On 21/8/2021 at about 0900hrs, sequel to information received which indicated that, a suspected criminal who has been on the wanted list of the Nasarawa State Police Command for offences ranging from Armed robbery to Kidnapping was sighted at Alushi Junction, Akwanga LGA, Nasarawa State, a detachment of Police operatives attached to Akwanga Division were immediately deployed t...
Bill Gates transferred another $2 billion worth of stock to ex-wife Melinda, totaling $6billion he has transferred to her since their divorce announcement
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Bill Gates transferred another $2 billion worth of stock to ex-wife Melinda, totaling $6billion he has transferred to her since their divorce announcement

Despite their divorce, Bill Gates seems to be keeping to the promise he made on Wednesday, August 4, when he told CNN that he and Melinda French Gates would try to keep working together on their foundation after their divorce. Bill Gates transferred more than $2 billion in stock to Melinda French Gates on Thursday, August 5, according to Bloomberg. This takes total transfers from Bill Gates to Melinda French Gates since they announced their divorce in May to about $6 billion. Cascade Investment, Gates' investment vehicle, transferred 3.3 million shares, collectively worth $387 million, of the automotive retailer AutoNation to French Gates, an SEC filing showed, according to Bloomberg. Bill Gates also transferred 2.8 million shares worth a total of $1 billion of the manufact...
Several injured as suspected Fulani herdsmen attack farm belonging to Kwara APC spokesman
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Several injured as suspected Fulani herdsmen attack farm belonging to Kwara APC spokesman

Several workers have been injured when suspected herdsmen attacked a farm belonging to the spokesman of the Kwara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Alhaji Tajudeen Aro in Offa. It was gathered that the herders invaded the farm, located behind the Offa University at about 6:00pm on Friday, June 18. The farmers were said to have repelled the attack and injured some cows in a bid to overpower the suspected herdsmen. One of the farmers, Yakub Salasi, 27, who sustained serious injuries during the attack was rushed to a nearby hospital along Ilemona community for medical treatment. Other injured victims were later transferred to Abdulsalam Hospital, Offa. It was also gathered that the suspects took to their heels when the farmers reportedly alerted officers and...
Three suspected cultists, armed robbers arrested in Delta
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Three suspected cultists, armed robbers arrested in Delta

Operatives of the Delta State Police Command has arrested three suspected cultists and armed robbers at Owa-Alero in Ika North East Local Goverment Area of the state. Acting spokesperson of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, who disclosed this in a statement on Saturday, said the suspects were arrested following reports of incessant gunshots in the home of one Monday Igwe. "On the 16/6/2021 at about 1030hrs, The Divisional Police Officer Owa-Oyibu Division acting on credible intelligence that at night time, there is incessant gun shots in Owa-Alero community around the residence of one Monday Igwe ‘m’ 28yrs," he stated. "Consequently, a combined team of police/vigilante led by the divisional crime officer stormed the premises at Ale Igwe quarters, when search conducted search, two (...
Man, 65, arrested for allegedly raping his 85-year-old stepmother in Ekiti
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Man, 65, arrested for allegedly raping his 85-year-old stepmother in Ekiti

The Ekiti state police command has arrested a 65-year-old man, Durodola Kayode Ogundele, of Ayetoro-Ekiti for allegedly forcefully having sexual intercourse with his 85yr old Step-Mother in her room. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, ASP Abutu Sunday, said the suspect, who is a son to the victim's late husband, came into her room on June 15 to assist her in applying herbal medicine on her legs which he normally does due to her leg pain. ''The victim alleged that after applying the herbal medicine on her legs, the suspect forcefully had sexual intercourse with her twice.'' the statement in part read Abutu added that the state commissioner of Police, CP Tunde Mobayo, has ordered the case be transferred to the State CID and be thoroughly investigat...
Police arrest suspect linked to brutal murder of 21-year-old South African lesbian
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Police arrest suspect linked to brutal murder of 21-year-old South African lesbian

Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the brutal murder of a 21-year-old gay woman in South Africa. The body of Anele Bhengu was discovered in a ditch near a school in the KwaMakhutha community, south of Durban on Sunday, June 13. She was allegedly raped before being stabbed. Her stomach was cut open and her throat was slit. Her family last saw her on Friday evening when she left home to sleep at a friend's house ahead of a church event on Saturday. Provincial spokesman, Colonel Thembeka Mbele said the suspect was arrested on the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal on Thursday afternoon, June 17. "Police officers from Port Shepstone Tactical Response Team, Margate Detectives and the law enforcement agency followed up information regarding the suspect who brutally ki...
EFCC boss, Abdulrasheed Bawa, Recounts how a a Minister Connived with a Bank MD to Launder $37m
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EFCC boss, Abdulrasheed Bawa, Recounts how a a Minister Connived with a Bank MD to Launder $37m

The chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, says an investigation by the commission has revealed how a female Minister connived with a bank MD to launder $37 million using the real estate sector which according to him is one of the biggest ways through which money is laundered in Nigeria. Speaking during an interview with Channels TV, Bawa said about 90 to 100 percent of resources are being laundered through the sector. Not disclosing the name of the accused Minister, Bawa said “One of the problems we have in the country is the real estate. 90 to 100 percent of the resources are being laundered through the real estate. Of course, they are being regulated but they are not enough in terms of how they give their returns to the Special Co...
Commercial Sex Worker Stabbed to Death in Yobe state
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Commercial Sex Worker Stabbed to Death in Yobe state

A commercial sex worker identified as Stella aka Ritachi, has been killed by unidentified persons in Potiskum Local Government Area of Yobe state. Spokesman of the State Police Command, ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, who confirmed the incident in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Damaturu, said the victim was stabbed to death in her room, at Dorowa joint located in Yindiski Ward on Saturday, June 5. "The incident was believed to have occurred at about 6:40 pm on Saturday, and the splattered blood all over the room indicated that the assailants might had struggled with the victim,” Abdulkarim stated. The spokesperson said five other commercial sex workers in the compound were arrested for interrogation. "They should have some information for us because the deceas...
Police Arrest Benue Wanted Cultist and Serial Killer ‘Papa Shokey’ in Nasarawa
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Police Arrest Benue Wanted Cultist and Serial Killer ‘Papa Shokey’ in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State Police Command has arrested Benue wanted cultist and serial killer, Oodo Moro alias Papa shokey. Spokesperson of the command, ASP Ramhan Nansel, who disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, May 30, said the suspect is the leader of Black Axe confraternity in Ogbadibo local government area of Benue state. Nansel said the command received credible information which indicated that Papa shokey, has relocated to Karu local government area of Nasarawa State, where he was seen recruiting and initiating youths into his criminal cult group in preparation for a reprisal attack on a rival cult group in Benue state. "In reaction to this unsavoury development, the Commissioner of Police, CP Bola Longe psc (+) ordered a full scale manhunt to catch him and arrest the tide ...
100 Ekiti Students Hospitalized after Inhaling Chemical Used for Fumigation
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100 Ekiti Students Hospitalized after Inhaling Chemical Used for Fumigation

100 students of College of Health Sciences and Technology in Ijero Ekiti, Ekiti state, have been hospitalized after reportedly inhaling chemicals used for a fumigation exercise in the institution. The Ekiti ministry of health which confirmed this, said 100 students were hospitalized on Wednesday May 26 but some of them were later discharged after receiving treatment. The ministry added that two of the students were transferred to Afe Babalola Multi-System Hospital in Ado Ekiti and the Federal Medical Centre in Ido “for further treatment and observation”. The statement read; Today, we received information that a number of students from the Ekiti State College of Health Technology Ijero were hospitalised at State Specialist Hospital Ijero, as a result of an ill-timed fumigation...
Pastor Arrested for allegedly Raping his Friend’s 10-year-old Daughter in Delta
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Pastor Arrested for allegedly Raping his Friend’s 10-year-old Daughter in Delta

A 49-year-old pastor with the Deeper Life Bible Church, Jonah Agbenor, has been arrested for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl in Delta state. It was gathered that the incident happened at Ekrokpe community in Ughelli South Local Government Area of the state. Human Rights activist, Israel Joe, who disclosed this on Tuesday, May 25, said the suspect is currently being detained at Otu-Jeremi Police Station. He further disclosed that the incident has left members of the community in shock as the accused happens to be a close friend to the father of the victim. Israel Joe wrote; "A 49 Years Old Deeper life Pastor Jonah Agbenor have allegedly defiled a 10 years old girl repeatedly. We have been on his trail since Thursday last week and he was finally arrested and he is curren...
Suspected Kidnapper and Escapee Prison Inmate Arrested in Imo
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Suspected Kidnapper and Escapee Prison Inmate Arrested in Imo

Operatives of the Quick Intervention Team QIT of the Imo state police command, today May 17, arrested Eze Obinna, pictured above, a native of Amaimo, Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo state, over his involvement in series of recent kidnap incidents in the state. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Orlando Ikeokwu, said the operatives while acting on the directives of the Commissioner of Police, CP Abutu Yaro, to rid the state of crime and criminality, as well as rearrest the escapee inmates of the Correctional services, stormed Obinze, Owerri West LGA, Imo State, and arrested the said Eze Obinna who has since his escape from Prison, allegedly formed another deadly kidnap gang and has been terrorizing Owerri and environs. Ikeowku said the somet...
Robbery Suspects Lynched in Kano
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Robbery Suspects Lynched in Kano

Two robbery suspects got quite unlucky as they were lynched by a mob in Yamadawa Quarter in Gwale Local Government Area of Kano State, for allegedly attempting to snatch a car on Wednesday May 5. The suspects identified as Abdullahi Isma’il, 24, of Sani Mainagge Quarters, in Kano metropolis and Abubakar Hussain, 24, of Kankara LGA, Katsina State, allegedly made their move while residents were breaking their Ramadan fast Wednesday evening. It reportedly drew the attention of some residents who raised an alarm. The suspects were apprehended after the area was cordoned off following the alarm raised. Isma’il however died from injuries sustained from the lynching. Police spokesperson in Kano, Abdullahi Kiyawa said; “A pistol and a knife were recovered from them. Suspects sustaine...
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...
I knew this would happen, hence I have been pushing for this case to be brought to Abuja – Actress Tonto Dikeh reacts to report that Baba Ijesha could be released
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I knew this would happen, hence I have been pushing for this case to be brought to Abuja – Actress Tonto Dikeh reacts to report that Baba Ijesha could be released

Actress Tonto Dikeh has reacted to report of actor Baba Ijesha possibly being released on Friday April 30, by the police who have said that investigation into the case shows the actor did not defile the victim. LIB reported earlier that a police source who spoke to Punch said the ongoing strike action by members of the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria has prevented courts in the state from sitting and in turn prevented the police from arraigning the suspect. The police source said Baba Ijesha could not be detained indefinitely without trial. The police source had also told the publication; The CCTV footage has been assessed and nowhere was it captured that Baba Ijesha defiled her. The footage only showed him touching the victim’s body but it never showed him having any sexual int...
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...
US warns Putin there will be consequences if activist Alexei Navalny dies in prison as doctors warn he could die any minute due to kidney damage
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US warns Putin there will be consequences if activist Alexei Navalny dies in prison as doctors warn he could die any minute due to kidney damage

The US has warned Russian president, Vladimir Putin, there will be consequences if Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny dies in jail after doctors warned his health is failing amid hunger strike. Navalny, an anti-corruption campaigner and Putin's most-prominent critic, was first arrested in January upon his return to Russia following a Novichok poisoning allegedly carried out by an FSB hit squad. He was then jailed for two and a half years the following month over an old embezzlement case, and transferred to a penal colony on February 26. Navalny, 44, has been on hunger strike since March 31 because he says Russian prison guards are refusing him proper treatment for acute pain in his back and numbness in his legs while Moscow insists he is being given adequate care...
Supreme Court Dismisses Ruling that Said Trump Violated Constitution by Blocking Twitter Followers
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Supreme Court Dismisses Ruling that Said Trump Violated Constitution by Blocking Twitter Followers

The US Supreme Court has wiped away a lower court opinion holding that then-President Donald Trump violated the First Amendment when he blocked followers from his Twitter account. Ruling on Monday, April 5, The Supreme court dismissed the case because Trump is not in office so there is no longer a live case or any controversy. Trump created his Twitter account in 2009, and in May and June of 2017, while serving as President of the US he blocked seven individuals who had expressed displeasure with him. Lawyers from the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University sued on behalf of the seven individuals, arguing Trump's action violated their First Amendment rights. In court papers, they said Trump's account, @realDonaldTrump, "functions as an official source of new...
Man Arrested for Defiling his 15-year-old Niece in Lagos
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Man Arrested for Defiling his 15-year-old Niece in Lagos

The police operatives attached to Festac Division arrested 43-year-old Jonas Nnubia, pictured above, for defiling his wife's niece (name withheld) at 1st Avenue, L Close, Festac, Lagos State. The victim who was taken to the police station in the company of some officials of the Child Protection Network, Lagos State, alleged that the suspect has defiled her severally and warned her not to disclose his criminal act to anyone. The victim has been taken to the hospital for necessary medical examination and attention in order to assist the police in carrying out their discreet Investigation into the matter. Confirming the incident to newsmen, the spokesperson of the state police command, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said the state Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has directed that ...
Nigerian Lady Reveals What her Husband did after She Gave him Almost all her Salary
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Nigerian Lady Reveals What her Husband did after She Gave him Almost all her Salary

A Nigerian lady has shared her husband's reaction after she gave him almost all her salary. In a Twitter thread, the lady with the handle, @jagzangel, said she offered to reduce the financial burden on her husband after she received her salary and she could see how relieved he was when she took up some of the bills. According to her, she is a helper to her hubby and not a responsibility. She said in appreciation, her husband went to the market without telling her, stocked up their home, and thereafter, cooked and served her . Read her tweets below ''My salary came yesterday and immediately I received alert, I rushed to my husband and asked him how much he needs me to contribute after informing him that my salary has been paid. Oga thought I was joking and mentioned a figure t...
Man Beats his Son to Death Over alleged Theft in Kano
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Man Beats his Son to Death Over alleged Theft in Kano

The police in Kano state has arrested a 40-year-old man, Awaisu Auwalu, for beating his 19-year-old son, Auwalu Awaisu, to death over alleged theft. The spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, who confirmed this to newsmen, said the father accused his son of stealing from his provision store and used a stick to beat him up mercilessly. Auwalu was later rushed to the hospital where he died while receiving treatment. "On March 27 2021, at about 1700hrs, information received revealed that one Awaisu Auwalu, 'm' 40 years old, of Samegu Quarters Kano, used a stick to beat his son, one Auwalu Awaisu, 'm' 19 years old. Upon receipt, the victim was removed from the scene and rushed to Murtala Mohammed Specialist Hospital Kano. He died on March 29 2021, at about 0...
Man Arrested for allegedly Raping 4-year old Daughter of his Co-tenant in Ogun
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Man Arrested for allegedly Raping 4-year old Daughter of his Co-tenant in Ogun

The police in Ogun state have arrested 25-year-old Elisha James, pictured above, for allegedly raping a 4years old daughter of his co-tenant (Name-withheld). A statement released by the spokesperson of the command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, states that the suspect who resides at Mokore road area of Warewa, was arrested on the 29th of March 2021 following the report lodged by the mother of the victim, who reported at Warewa divisional headquarters that while she went out to spread some clothes she washed at about 7pm, she heard her 4years old daughter crying in the room of the suspect. She stated further that when she entered the room, she met the suspect defiling her daughter. Abimbola said that on the strength of the report, the DPO Warewa division, CSP Folashade Tanaruno, quickly d...
8 RCCG Members allegedly Kidnapped in Kaduna
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8 RCCG Members allegedly Kidnapped in Kaduna

Eight members of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) have reportedly been kidnapped by bandits in Kaduna State. They were reportedly abducted on Friday evening, March 26 while on transit along Kachia Road in the southern part of the state. Leader of the men’s fellowship of the church in the province, Elder Adaji told Channels Television that the abducted persons were on their way to Kachia for an evangelical outreach programme before their bus was ambushed by the bandits. It was gathered that the victims were transferred to another vehicle by the bandits who zoomed off to an unknown location, leaving behind the church bus. Former senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani who confirmed the incident tweeted; The report of the Kidnapping of RCCG members along Ka...
Lagos Police Arrest Man While Riding a Police Bike Stolen During #EndSARS Crisis
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Lagos Police Arrest Man While Riding a Police Bike Stolen During #EndSARS Crisis

The police in Lagos state have arrested a man identified as Yusuf Saliu, for allegedly being in possession of a motorcycle that was stolen when a police post was invaded during the #EndSARS crisis. Many police stations in the state were raided by thugs who hijacked the #EndSARS protest in October 2020. The thugs killed some police officers and also looted the armoury as well as carted away some of the vehicles of the stations raided. In a statement released on Thursday, March 25, the spokesperson of the state police command, CSP Ademuyiwa Adejobi said the suspect was found riding the motorcycle. “The police operatives attached to Mushin Division of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested one Yusuf Saliu, m, 32, at Daleko Area, Mushin, with one of the suspected stolen motorc...
Queen Elizabeth’s Husband, Prince Philip Leaves Hospital after a Month
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Queen Elizabeth’s Husband, Prince Philip Leaves Hospital after a Month

Queen Elizabeth's husband and Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip left King Edward VII’s hospital in central London where he had been recovering after heart surgery, four weeks after first being admitted. Buckingham Palace has now confirmed that he's been discharged from the King Edward VII’s Hospital, after photos shared online showed that he was driven away from the private hospital on Tuesday morning March 16. The statement read; “The Duke of Edinburgh has today been discharged from King Edward VII’s hospital and has returned to Windsor Castle, following treatment for an infection and a successful procedure for a pre-existing condition. “His Royal Highness wishes to thank all the medical staff who looked after him at both King Edward VII’s hospital and St Bartholomew’s hospit...
Our Men Not Transferred To Abuja, Still In Police Custody – OPC
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Our Men Not Transferred To Abuja, Still In Police Custody – OPC

The Oodua Peoples Congress says three of its operatives detained by the Oyo State Police Command are still in the state and not moved to Abuja as reported in some section of the media on Tuesday. OPC Coordinator in Oyo State, Rotimi Olumo, stated this in a telephone interview with The PUNCH on Tuesday. He said, “Our men are still in police custody here at the State Criminal Investigation Department in Iyaganku, Ibadan. I saw them this afternoon after a meeting with the police. They have not been moved anywhere and we are working on their release.” The PUNCH had earlier reported that the OPC, on Sunday, arrested notorious Fulani warlord, Iskilu Wakili, accused of terrorising villages in the Ibarapa area of the state. The OPC later handed over Wakili to the Oyo State Police C...
Update: Authorities shut down Kebbi varsity after mob allegedly killed final year student over N3500 a week to graduation
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Update: Authorities shut down Kebbi varsity after mob allegedly killed final year student over N3500 a week to graduation

Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, (KSUSTA) Aliero, has been closed down indefinitely following the murder of a 400-level biochemistry student Sharif Sale-Kanya, by a mob over a failed bank transaction. In a statement on Sunday February 28, the Registrar of the university, Musa Labbo, directed all students to leave the school premises immediately. "This is to inform all students of the university that the management has directed the closure of the school indefinitely. Therefore, all students are hereby directed to leave the university with immediate effect,” the statement said. LIB reported that the deceased, who was set to graduate this week, was beaten to death by a mob over N3500. It was gathered that Sharif bought a handset in Aliero town on Saturday and ...
Final Year Kebbi Varsity Student allegedly Beaten to Death by Mob Over N3500 a Week to Graduation
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Final Year Kebbi Varsity Student allegedly Beaten to Death by Mob Over N3500 a Week to Graduation

Sharifdeen Sale Kanya, a 400 level student of Biochemistry student of the Kebbi State University of Science and Technology Aliero, was allegedly beaten to death by a mob over N3500. The incident happened outside the campus in Aliero community on Saturday night, February 27. The deceased student was reportedly set to graduate in a week's time. Details of the incident are still sketchy, however, according to information gathered from Facebook, Sharif reportedly bought a phone and transferred the said sum to the owner. The deceased student received a debit alert but when he arrived the campus he realised that the mobile transaction failed or bounced back so he decided to go back and resend the money to the owner. However, immediately the phone seller saw the student, he raised...
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Accused of Sexual Harassment for Second Time in One Week
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Accused of Sexual Harassment for Second Time in One Week

Seems like the problems facing New York governor, Andrew Cuomo keep piling up as another former aide of his has come forward with allegations of sexual harassment,  just days after his first accuser made her claims public. In a New York Times exclusive, Charlotte Bennett, an executive assistant and health policy adviser in the Cuomo administration until she left in November, alleged that Cuomo "asked her questions about her sex life, whether she was monogamous in her relationships and if she had ever had sex with older men." Bennett aged 25, described an incident that took place in June when she was "alone" with the governor aged 63 in his State Capitol office. According to the New York times report, he allegedly asked her if she thought age made a difference in romantic r...
Driver Arrested While allegedly Fleeing With his Boss’s Car in Ogun
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Driver Arrested While allegedly Fleeing With his Boss’s Car in Ogun

Men of Ogun State police command have arrested Eyo Eta, pictured above, for allegedly running away with the car of his boss, a Toyota highlander with registration number APP 467 GS. Abimbola Oyeyemi, the spokesperson of the state police command, says the suspect was accosted by men of Federal highway patrol at about 9:30pm at Imeri juncture Ijebu Mushin heading to Benin. ''When he was stopped by the policemen, he was unable to give satisfactory answers to all the questions posed to him and he was subsequently taken to the station for more questioning. It was at the station that he confessed to taking the car away to Benin City unknown to the owner of the car. The DPO Ijebu Mushin, CSP Hillary Simire there and then placed a call to the owner of the car who identified himself simp...
BBNaija’s Cindy calls out a friend who disconnected from her after she mistakenly transferred N200K to her instead of N20K
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BBNaija’s Cindy calls out a friend who disconnected from her after she mistakenly transferred N200K to her instead of N20K

Cindy took to Instagram to call out a friend who disconnected from her after she mistakenly transferred N200K to her instead of N20K. The Big Brother Naija star said she couldn't get in touch with the friend after she transferred money to her on Sunday. She said her friend's line hasn't been connecting and she hasn't been responding to her WhatsApp messages. However, when Cindy used a different line to add her on WhatsApp,  she noticed the lady was active and had a recent status. See below.
Mikel Arteta Hurt me at Arsenal – Saliba
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Mikel Arteta Hurt me at Arsenal – Saliba

On-loan Arsenal defender, William Saliba, has admitted Mikel Arteta “hurt” him by not giving him enough chances to show his worth. The 19-year-old arrived at the Emirates Stadium in 2019 from Saint-Etienne in a £27 million deal. He then spent the 2019/2020 season on loan at the Ligue 1 club under the terms of the transfer. But when he came to London, he found opportunities limited under Arteta. Saliba failed to make a single appearance for Arsenal and has now returned to France to join Nice on loan. “I really, really, really didn’t think that I would be transferred for almost €30m,” the youngster explained to TF1. “To think that I would arrive, where people were expecting a lot from me, the fans were excited about me and you find yourself in the reserves, playing zero –...
Tunde Obe Narrates how a White Woman Released a Dog on him Because he was Black
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Tunde Obe Narrates how a White Woman Released a Dog on him Because he was Black

Tunde Obe took to Twitter to share his firsthand experience of racism in the United States. According to the singer, he had the experience shortly after his father who is a diplomat got transferrred to America in 1974. Tunde who recalled visiting a white friend's family when he was just 7 or 8-years-old, said his mother allowed him in but released the dog on him because he was black and continously shouted "get the nigger".   He tweeted; If you have suffered racism, it will forever leave a sour taste in your mouth.. My father was a diplomat (Ambassador), so he was always transferred to different countries.. In 1974 he was transferred to America.. We lived in Washington DC. I grew up with a free mind... .towards all races.. I had friends of all races in school and I ...
Suspected ritualists, rapists, arrested in Lagos
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Suspected ritualists, rapists, arrested in Lagos

Police operatives of the Lagos State Command, weekend, arrested two suspected ritualists and two paedophiles. It was gathered that the 30-year-old suspected ritualist, Dona Asogbo, was arrested at Panuse area, Okoafo area after residents in the community raised alarm and reported to the police that the suspect and his accomplice, Peter Alogbo, turned an uncompleted building in the community into a rituals’ den. Sequel to the report a team of Police officers led by the Divisional Police Officer visited the scene. The principal suspect, Dona Asogba, was arrested while his partner took to his heels. He added that a mini size wooden coffin and all sorts of fetish items were recovered from the shrine. The shrine is suspected to be used for criminal purposes. Confirming the arrest, t...
First Case of Coronavirus in London Confirmed
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First Case of Coronavirus in London Confirmed

The first case of coronavirus has been diagnosed in London, bringing the total number of cases in the UK to nine. The patient, understood to be a woman, contracted the illness in China but was diagnosed after flying into a London airport, making it the first instance of coronavirus in the capital, according to the Standard UK. She is now being treated at Guy’s and St Thomas’ hospital in London. Chief medical officer Professor Chris Whitty confirmed the most recent case of the virus, also known as Covid-19, in a statement on Wednesday evening. He said: “One further patient in England has tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of cases in the UK to nine. “This virus was passed on in China and the patient has now been transferred to a sp...
Kogi Hospital Confirms 3 Cases of Lassa Fever and 1 Death
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Kogi Hospital Confirms 3 Cases of Lassa Fever and 1 Death

The Federal Medical Centre (FMC) in Lokoja, Kogi State's capital on Sunday January 26 confirmed three cases of Lassa fever and one death in its facility. FMC Lokoja's Head of Clinical Services, Dr Bernard Ododo said 3 patients tested positive while one death was recorded after 5 suspected cases were reported. Ododo said; ”Five suspected cases reported at the hospital in the last one week, three already tested positive, of which one died. ”Two cases already transferred to Lassa Fever Management Center at Irua Specialist Hospital in Edo State. ”Two others (of which one has died) have their results awaited from NCDC Laboratory in Abuja." He urged members of the public to maintain high hygienic principles, keep rodents away from their residence and foodstuff materials. ...
Onyema Denies US Fraud Allegations, Says All Money Transferred Went Through CBN
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Onyema Denies US Fraud Allegations, Says All Money Transferred Went Through CBN

Air Peace CEO Allen Onyema, has denied all fraud allegations by the USAZ, stating that they are false and are in no way in line with his character as a person and as a business man whose only aim has been to build Nigeria and improve wellbeing. “As the press statement clearly stated, these are indictment that only contains charges. I am innocent of all charges and the US government will find no dirt on me because I have never conducted business with any illegalities. “Be rest assured that I also have my lawyers on this and these mere allegations will be refuted. I never laundered money in my life, neither have I committed bank fraud anywhere in the world. Every Kobo I transferred to the US for aircraft purchase went through the Central Bank of Nigeria LC regime and all were used fo...
Fake doctor arrested in Kenya after performing 8 successful surgeries
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Fake doctor arrested in Kenya after performing 8 successful surgeries

Ronald Melly, a fake doctor from Kenya has performed eight successful operations at Kapsabet County Referral Hospital before he was transferred to head Meteitei Sub-County Hospital, a report says. The details, which sparked a public outcry, were contained in a report prepared by Health ministry officials in the county and was tabled in the assembly before the House went on recess last Thursday. County health chief officer Edward Serem submitted the report, which included the names of patients who underwent operations performed by the fake medic. The report indicated that of the nine patients Mr Melly attended to, only one died between June 5 and July 14 this year. “During surgeries he and a group of other doctors carried out, the patient who was then expectant died because she was...
Court orders Kenya’s ex-president, Arap Moi to pay $10.05m fine for seizing 53 acres of land belonging to widow
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Court orders Kenya’s ex-president, Arap Moi to pay $10.05m fine for seizing 53 acres of land belonging to widow

A court in Kenya has ordered former President Daniel arap Moi to pay 1.06bn shillings ($10.5m; £8.2m) in compensation to a widow for illegally seizing her land.   President Moi transferred to himself 53 acres of land belonging to widow Susan Cheburet Chelugui, the judge ruled. The land was illegally grabbed 36 years ago but only transferred to Mr Moi's name in 2007.   Chelugui's husband Noah Chelugui was a local chief during Mr Moi's rule. The former president, who remains Kenya's longest-serving leader, was accused by Ms Chelugui and her son David Chelugui of transferring their family land into his name two years after Ms Chelugui's husband passed away.   Moi is then said to have sold the land to Rai Plywood Limited, a timber firm, the BBC's Mercy Juma rep...
ACP Yomi Shogunle Transferred To Nkalagu, Enugu State
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ACP Yomi Shogunle Transferred To Nkalagu, Enugu State

Yomi Shogunle, an Assistant Commissioner of Police and head of Public Complaint Rapid Response Unit has been transferred from Lagos to Nkalagu in Enugu State. The police officer who has always had face-offs with Nigerian celebrities, recently got Twitter users irritated after he claimed that prostitution is a sin under the two major religions practised in the federal capital territory (FCT). Shogunle made the comment following the reactions that trailed the detention and conviction of some women who were arrested for alleged prostitution at different locations within the FCT at the weekend. Ends SARS campaign advocate, Segalink confirmed that Yomi Shogunle has been transferred to Nkalagu after @TrollMagazineTV tweeted; BreakingNews: You can’t win a war against a United people. Th...
Man Lands In Trouble After Luring Girl Into Sex Romp By Fondling Her Breasts
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Man Lands In Trouble After Luring Girl Into Sex Romp By Fondling Her Breasts

A 46-year old man, Mobolaji Gbajabiamila, has been arrested for luring an 18-year old girl into sex romp by fondling her breasts and getting her confused in Iporin area of Surulere, Lagos, where they reside. The suspect, Gbajabiamila, reportedly lured the victim into his flat and used words of mouth to confuse her while fondling her breasts. He then allegedly lured her to his bed, removed her pant and engaged her in the romp. However, after the romp, the victim regained her senses and raised alarm that she had been raped. The matter was reported to the police in the area and Gbajabiamila was arrested. The matter was later transferred to the Gender Section of the Police Command. It was gathered that during interrogation, Gbajabiamila denied that he sexually assaulted her became wha...
34-year old Rudolph Smith Arrested for Knowingly Infecting Women s with HIV
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34-year old Rudolph Smith Arrested for Knowingly Infecting Women s with HIV

Rudolph Smith, a resident of Maryland has been arrested after police said he knowingly transferred HIV to multiple women he met through online dating. Police arrested Randolph after almost two years of collecting evidence to prove he was knowingly exposing women to HIV. Smith is now facing four counts each of first-degree assault, reckless endangerment and knowing transfer of HIV. Frederick County police are also asking people who had sex with Smith during or after July 2017 to contact them. Smith started his scheme back in 2017 and used sites such as BackPage and Bumble meet his victims so he could have sexual relations with them. He would use dating apps and websites to meet different women and have sex with them

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