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5 People Including 2 Children Killed in South Carolina Mass Shooting
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5 People Including 2 Children Killed in South Carolina Mass Shooting

Five people including two children are dead following a shooting inside a home in Rock Hill, South Carolina. The victims of the Wednesday evening, April 8, shooting near Rock Hill included a doctor, his wife, and their two grandchildren, the York County Sheriff's Office said in a tweet. Police were called to the scene following reports of a shooting at 4:45 p.m. The York County coroner’s office said Dr. Robert Lesslie, 70, and his wife, Barbara Lesslie, 69, were pronounced dead at the scene along with grandchildren Adah Lesslie, 9, and Noah Lesslie, 5, as a result of gunshot wounds. A fifth victim, James Lewis, 38, from Gaston, was found dead outside. In addition to the five people who were killed, another person was transported to the hospital with "serious gunshot ...
Update: DMX Reportedly Tests Positive for COVID-19 while in Hospital Fighting for his Life 
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Update: DMX Reportedly Tests Positive for COVID-19 while in Hospital Fighting for his Life 

Hip Hop icon, DMX has reportedly tested positive for coronavirus while in the hospital fighting for his life. Recall the rapper, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was hospitalized at White Plains Hospital last Friday after suffering a drug overdose that triggered a heart attack and is "facing serious health issues. He was reported without oxygen for like 30 minutes while unconscious when police arrived on the scene on April 2 and transported him to the Hospital. The rapper was scheduled for critical brain function tests today to determine the decision that his family will have to make. But it has now been revealed that he has tested positive for Coronavirus. According to VladTV, X’s manager Steve Rifkind said he tested positive for COVID-19 while in the hospital. The posi...
Asian Woman, 64, is Stabbed to Death while Walking her Dogs in California
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Asian Woman, 64, is Stabbed to Death while Walking her Dogs in California

An Asian-American woman was stabbed to death while out walking her dogs in Southern California. The incident occurred at around 7.30am local time on Saturday, April 3, in Riverside's La Sierra neighborhood, KTLA reported. The victim, Ke Chieh Meng, 64, suffered multiple stab wounds to her abdomen and was left bleeding on the ground. She was transported to a local hospital and pronounced dead. The alleged attacker, 23-year-old Darlene Stephanie Montoya, was arrested near the scene and is now facing murder charges. The suspect, Darlene Stephanie Montoya. Meng's death came after a string of random attacks against Asian Americans. However, police said they do not believe that the stabbing was racially motivated. 'There was nothing to suggest that the victim was att...
Uganda Police Arrest Suspected Serial Killer who Strangled Four Young Women to Death and Burnt their Bodies after Having Sex with them
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Uganda Police Arrest Suspected Serial Killer who Strangled Four Young Women to Death and Burnt their Bodies after Having Sex with them

Police in Uganda has arrested a 23-year-old serial killer who allegedly murdered four young women and a three-month old baby in less than three weeks. The suspect identified as Musa Musaasizi, alias, Uncle, was arrested by detectives on Wednesday, March 24. The suspect, a resident of Mujomba Zone 6, Nakulabye in Rubaga Division, Kampala City, allegedly had sexual intercourse with all the four women before he strangled them, burnt their bodies and later dumped them in isolated areas in the same division. The suspected serial killer The Director of Crime Intelligence, Brig Christopher Ddamulira, who confirmed the arrest on Thursday, said the suspect admitted to the killings and is cooperating with detectives to identify the victims and where the killings happened. "We ...
139-Year-Old House Transported On Truck To A New Location In US
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139-Year-Old House Transported On Truck To A New Location In US

A San Francisco broker paid $400,000 to uproot his entire two-story Victorian house and move it to a new plot six blocks away in downtown San Francisco. Tim Brown, who bought the six-bedroom home dubbed the Englander house for $2.6million in 2013, has been laying plans for the move for nearly eight years, After 139 years at 807 Franklin Street in San Francisco, the two-story Victorian house has a new address. The house was built in 1882, was moved to a new location to make room for a condominium development. According to the consultant overseeing the project, the move cost approximately $400,000 and involved removing street lights, parking meters, and utility lines. Interior of the home. People look on as workers prepare to move a 139...
Update: Tiger Woods is Awake and Recovering in Hospital after Car Crash
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Update: Tiger Woods is Awake and Recovering in Hospital after Car Crash

Golf legend, Tiger Woods was involved in a single-car crash on Tuesday morning, February 23,  in California, and was taken to a hospital, where he underwent surgery over multiple leg injuries. An official statement has been released from Woods' official account after the car crash, providing an update on Woods' medical status after his surgery at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. “We thank everyone for the overwhelming support and messages during this tough time,” the statement read. “As previously communicated, Tiger was involved in a single-car accident earlier this morning in California. He has undergone a long surgical procedure on his lower right leg and ankle after being brought to the hospital.” “Mr. Woods suffered significant orthopedic injuries to his right lower extrem...
Tiger Woods Injured in Car Crash
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Tiger Woods Injured in Car Crash

  Tiger Woods is on admission at a hospital after a car crash in L.A. County. The accident occured on Tuesday morning. The golfer was pulled from the vehicle, according to TMZ. L.A. Sheriff’s Department said at 7:12 AM, they responded to a single vehicle roll-over traffic collision on the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes. The vehicle was traveling northbound on Hawthorne Boulevard, at Blackhorse Road, when it crashed. “The vehicle sustained major damage. The driver and sole occupant was identified as PGA golfer, Eldrick ‘Tiger’ Woods,” officials said. “Mr. Woods was extricated from the wrec…then transported to a local hospital by ambulance for his injuries.” The cause of the accident is being investigated. Woods, 45, was in the area f...
Three Politicians in Governor Zulum’s Convoy Die in Car Accident
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Three Politicians in Governor Zulum’s Convoy Die in Car Accident

Three politicians who were on Governor Babagana Zulum's convoy have died in an auto crash which occurred on their way back from Mafa, the Borno governor’s hometown. The late politicians and former governor of the state, Senator Kashim Shettima, APC's caretaker chairman, Speaker of Borno State House of Assembly and other party faithfuls had arrived Mafa in Zulum's motorcade for revalidation of his party membership in his local ward of Lamisula. Eyewitnesses told Channels Television that the politicians who were driving in one of the pilot jeeps, died after the vehicle lost a tire, swerved off the road and began to somersault. Among the deceased is the Chief of Kanuri people in Lagos, Mai Masa Mohammed. The Governor was also reportedly among those who transported corpse of the l...
Former Ondo Governor, Evangelist Bamidele Isola Olumilua is Dead
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Former Ondo Governor, Evangelist Bamidele Isola Olumilua is Dead

  A former governor of old Ondo state, Evangelist Bamidele Isola Olumilua has died at the age of 80. Ekiti Reporters confirmed his death following a chat with a family member. He died in the early hours of Thursday, June 4, 2020. Olumilua died at his country home, Ikere Ekiti. His remains has been transported to the morgue at Afe Babalola University Teaching Hospital in Ado Ekiti. His death comes just a few weeks after celebrating his birthday on April 13th, 2020. His son, who is the Commissioner for Information and Values in Ekiti state, Olumuyiwa had tweeted at the time: “Happy 80th birthday to our father, our leader, and one of icons of our time, my dad, His Excellency Evangelist Bamidele Isola Olumilua. Wishing him more years in good health.” He was a governo...
‘I Am The Uber Driver Who Carried Italian Man Infected With Coronavirus’ – Man Confesses
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‘I Am The Uber Driver Who Carried Italian Man Infected With Coronavirus’ – Man Confesses

Yemi claimed to be the Uber driver that transported the Italian man infected with coronavirus A Nigerian man has taken to his Twitter page to reveal that he is the Uber driver who transported the Italian man diagnosed with coronavirus in Lagos. "I had contact with Italian citizen the day before yesterday. Am an uber driver i picked him at airport. We talk,gist and laugh together. We even dine together... My name is olugbenga bodunrin. 08136464040." See his post below:
Troops Intercept Motorcyclist with 4,653 Rounds of Bullets Disguised as a Bag of rice in Zamfara
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Troops Intercept Motorcyclist with 4,653 Rounds of Bullets Disguised as a Bag of rice in Zamfara

Nigerian troops deployed to Moriki, Zamfara State, on Monday intercepted a motorcyclist with a bag filled with ammunition that was disguised as a bag of rice. According to military sources, the motorcyclist escaped but the bike and the bag of ammunition were seized. The bag contained about 4653 x rods of 7.62mm (special), the sources said. Military authorities said they were able to intercept the motorcyclist after they got a tipoff that arms were being transported in the area. They then mounted an emergency stop and search checkpoint and that helped them intercept the bag of ammunition. “On mounting the checkpoint not quite long, a motorbike arrived at the location with a bag looking like a bag of rice,” a military source briefed about the incident said. The motorcy...
Rae Sremmurd’s Brother Arrested for Killing their Stepfather
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Rae Sremmurd’s Brother Arrested for Killing their Stepfather

The 19-year-old brother of American hip-hop duo, Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi of Rae Sremmurd has officially been arrested for the murder of their stepfather. According to a press release from the Tupelo Police Department, the suspect, Michael Sullivan, who is Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi's half-brother, was accused of shooting and killing his own father, Floyd Sullivan, on Jan. 6. Sullivan was released from a psychological care facility before being arrested for first-degree murder on Tuesday night (Jan. 7). He was transported to the Lee County Sheriff's Department, where he is being held. Tupelo, Miss. police say they were called to the scene of the shooting in the 500 block of Tupelo's Lumpkin Avenue on Monday at 9:30 p.m. They found out that Floyd Sullivan, 62, died on the scene with se...
Three Nigerian Children Killed in England
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Three Nigerian Children Killed in England

3 Nigerian children, living in Chelmsford, England, were killed in a collision on Highway 17 near the Highway 144 interchange on January 1. At around 8:50 in the morning, members from the Nipissing West Detachment of the OPP along with Sudbury Emergency Medical Service and Greater Sudbury Fire Services responded to a single motor vehicle collision in the westbound lanes of Highway 17, near the Highway 144 interchange in Sudbury. Preliminary investigation revealed the westbound car left the travelled portion of the roadway and struck a rock cut., sudbury.com reports. Two passengers were pronounced dead at the scene.  They are identified as Destiny Osagie, age 11 and Flourish Osagie, age 10. A third passenger, Britney Osagie, age six, was transported to hospital and succumbed to...
Actress Mollie Fitzgerald Charged with Stabbing her Mother to Death
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Actress Mollie Fitzgerald Charged with Stabbing her Mother to Death

Mollie Fitzgerald, who appeared in 2011's Captain America: The First Avenger was arrested on Tuesday, January 1, 2020, for the murder of her 68-year-old mother, Patricia E. Fitzgerald in Kansas. According to Page Six, the actress was taken into custody on New Year day just 11 days after authorities found her mother inside an Olathe, Kansas, residence with an apparent stab wound. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, and Mollie Fitzgerald was transported to the hospital with minor injuries. Gary Hunziker, the brother of the victim told the outlet that the circumstances surrounding his sister's death are yet unclear, but his family were shocked to hear of the sad news. "... It doesn’t matter the circumstances — the loss of a sister is what it’s all about," he said. Pol...
Multiple people struck and injured by lightning at PGA tour championship in Atlanta
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Multiple people struck and injured by lightning at PGA tour championship in Atlanta

The PGA Tour Championship in Atlanta, United States was called off after six spectators were injured as a result of lightning strikes on Saturday August 24.   The sad incident occurred after a 60-foot pine at the Tour Championship was struck by lightning which shattered the bark all the way to the bottom. The injured victims include four adults and one female juvenile who had sought shelter beneath the tree after the PGA Tour event was suspended for about 30 minutes because of storms in the area.      "One strike occurred near the maintenance area, while another struck a tree near the 16th tee. Debris from that strike injured six people" the organizers said in a statement.   The five individuals were transported to area hospitals after being treated...
Amaechi Issues Order to Nigerian Railway Corporation
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Amaechi Issues Order to Nigerian Railway Corporation

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has ordered the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) to re-evaluate its existing assets at the Apapa Ports, to create space for the proposed Apapa rail station. Amaechi said this on Saturday while inspecting the site for the proposed station, which is part of the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard guage rail project in Lagos. According to him, after inspecting the site, the railway property at Apapa actually calls for an audit, to know which of the property is still on lease, as well as those whose lease had expired. “How can the NRC acquire its own property, if all this property is for the NRC and it is leased out? We need to know for how many years, if it has expired or not. “Let us revalue them. If we are to c...
Former Sudan President, Omar al-Bashir Stoned As He’s Transported Like Cow To Prison
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Former Sudan President, Omar al-Bashir Stoned As He’s Transported Like Cow To Prison

Former President of Sudan and his entire government transported like cows to prison as citizens stoned them. The deposed ex-Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir was moved to Khartoum’s grim high-security Kobar prison from the presidential residence, family sources said, as military rulers announced steps to crack down on corruption. The ex president was treated like a cow as seen in video viral on social media while he's transported to the prison. Watch the video Former President of Sudan and his entire government transported like cows to prison and citizens stoning... Nothing is indeed permanent! Power is transient, people must be careful. pic.twitter.com/nFpFBOi4FP — Olushola Olufolabi (@olushola_shola) April 30, 2019  
Nine Universities To Get Solar Power Plant – Fashola
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Nine Universities To Get Solar Power Plant – Fashola

Minister of Works, Housing and Electricity Babatunde Fashola at the 32nd Convocation Lecture of Yabatech College of Technology, said 9 government-owned Universities to get solar power plant, The Nation reports. Fashola said the power plant would deliver 12 megawatts of electricity in the universities to aid power generation. “We are deploying solar energy in Nigerian universities today. The first nine schools are under construction and they will deliver 12megawatts of electricity to these schools. We will move from phase to phase until we complete it in the 37 states,” the minister said. Fashola, who spoke on the theme: “Sustainability of technological advancements – a key to industrial growth”, noted that the ministry has invested in innovative areas that would improve power generat...
See What A Gala Seller Did When He Saw Prisoners In A Van Stuck In Lagos Traffic
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See What A Gala Seller Did When He Saw Prisoners In A Van Stuck In Lagos Traffic

A Gala seller moved people to tears by his actions when he spotted a group of prisoners in a van stuck in traffic. The prisoners were being transported in a Nigeria Prison Service van heading to Ikoyi Prison but were stuck in traffic. As usual, the prisoners stretched out their hands through the tiny holes by the sides of the van and the Gala seller's next action surprised everyone. He took the Gala he was selling and began distributing to the prisoners for free. When the van began moving, he dropped his basket by the side of the road, grabbed a handful of Gala and ran after them to make sure everyone gets a share. His kind acts got him the attention of other road users and someone who was moved by his action, shared the story. Read the story as narrated by an Instagram use...
Photos Of How Dead Bodies Are Transported To And Fro The Mortuary In DR Congo
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Photos Of How Dead Bodies Are Transported To And Fro The Mortuary In DR Congo

Photos have shown how dead bodies are usually transported to and fro the mortuary in communities in the DR Congo....The rather stunning manner in which dead bodies are usually transported to the mortuary and from it  in DR Congo communities, has been revealed. Photos showing the trend were shared online by one PK Kasirim and have since gone viral. Kasirim explained that “boda boda” riders i.e commercial motorcycle riders are employed to carry dead bodies to mortuary by tying the corpses behind them on the bikes. They then ride along the road to carry out the assignment. The same happens when the corpses are to be brought back home for burial. Kasirim’s post has caused quite some buzz on social media as people alien to the trend express their surprise. See another photo below: S...
68 Nigerians Deported From Ghana, Mali And Burkina Faso
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68 Nigerians Deported From Ghana, Mali And Burkina Faso

68 persons have been deported by the trio of Ghana, Mali and Burkina Faso, this was confirmed by the Acting Director General, National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons (NAPTIP), Mr Abdulrazak Dangiri today (Wednesday 12th April). He said, 37 were deported from Mali, 25 from Burkina Faso and six from Ghana according to him, the victims were arrested by police in the three countries, handed over to Nigerian embassies and subsequently transported back home. He disclosed that among those arrested in Mali were four suspected human traffickers. “The four suspected traffickers from Mali are still under investigation to ascertain their level of involvement before charging them to court” he said. The acting DG said that the rescued victims would be counselled and reh...
See The Moment Stranded Nigerians Were Transported In A NAF Aircraft From Mali
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See The Moment Stranded Nigerians Were Transported In A NAF Aircraft From Mali

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has airlifted some stranded Nigerians in Mali back home. The Nigerian Embassy in Bamako leveraged on the NAF Charlie-130 Hercules aircraft to airlift these Nigerians that were victims of human trafficking. The deportees range between 16 - 28 years of age were received on arrival in Nigeria by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Diaspora and Foreign Affairs, Mrs Abike Dabiri Erewa and officials of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP). The successful repatriation of these Nigerians was as a result of collaboration between the Nigerian Embassy and the Malian authorities anchored on mutual agreement. The Nigeria Consular Officer in Mali, Mr Abubakar Audu accompanied the deportees to Nigeria.
Bullion Van Driver Confesses Transporting Huge Sum of Money For Governor Fayose
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Bullion Van Driver Confesses Transporting Huge Sum of Money For Governor Fayose

EFCC is currently investigating Ekiti-state Governor Fayose for allegedly receiving N1.219bn from the Office of the National Security Adviser, ONSA, for his campaign in 2014 governorship campaign, which is part of the arms fund allegedly diverted by former National Security Adviser, NSA, Col Sambo Dasuki (rtd). A bullion van driver, Olaoluwa Omotoso, has confessed to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, of how he transported huge sum of money from the Ekiti State Airport in Akure in company of Governor Ayodele Fayose’s ally, Abiodun Agbele during the 2014 governorship election. The commission had alleged that N4.7bn was paid into a bank account of Sylvan McNamara, a company in which the sons of a former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, are ...

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