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Doctors Warn Against the Practice of Using Cow Poop as COVID-19 Cure in India
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Doctors Warn Against the Practice of Using Cow Poop as COVID-19 Cure in India

Doctors in India are warning against the practice of using cow poop as COVID-19 cure because there is no scientific evidence for its effectiveness and that it risks spreading other diseases. India has continued to face the world’s most devastating wave of the coronavirus pandemic, with 22.66 million cases and 246,116 deaths reported so far.  Experts believe the actual numbers could be five to 10 times higher, and citizens across the country are struggling to find hospital beds, oxygen, or medicines, leaving many to die for lack of treatment. In the state of Gujarat in western India, some believers have been going to cow shelters once a week to cover their bodies in cow poop and urine in the hope it will boost their immunity against, or help them recover from  coronavirus. ...
Notorious Criminal ‘Beleke’ Shot Dead by his Partner in Delta
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Notorious Criminal ‘Beleke’ Shot Dead by his Partner in Delta

A notorious criminal identified as Ugbaudu Williams, a.k.a Beleke, has been shot dead by his partner in crime in Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta State. Acting spokesperson of the State Police Command, DSP Edafe Bright, who confirmed the incident on Friday in Warri, said the deceased and his accomplice, Desmond, now at large, went on a robbery mission at Ijomi village near Oghara. "On the 5/5/2021 at about 0405hrs, a distress call was received from an indigene of Ijomi village that in his compound at the above village, his dogs started barking signifying the presence of danger within the compound that he came out to inspect what was happening when he saw two armed boys," Edafe stated. "The DPO Oghara division deployed patrol team to the scene, ...
Cristiano Ronaldo sends a signed Juventus jersey to help 8yr old Gavril get treatment
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Cristiano Ronaldo sends a signed Juventus jersey to help 8yr old Gavril get treatment

  A month ago, Ronaldo’s captain’s armband was sold at a charity auction for 64,000 euros to help raise money for the treatment of eight-month-old Gavrilo Djurdjevic from Serbia who is suffering from spinal muscular atrophy. The medicine costs 2,5 million euros and the little boy still needs around one million euros for the most expensive medicine in the world. After the charity auction at which Serbian betting company Mozzart bought Ronaldo’s captain’s armband, the Portuguese decided to send his signed Juventus jersey with the message “para Gavrilo”! The black and white Juve jersey arrived at Mozart’s headquarters from Turin, and the company immediately put it on auction at Serbia’s Limundo e-commerce platform, with a starting price of one million dinars (8,500 euros)! ...
Man Arrested for allegedly Killing his Mother in-law in Ogun
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Man Arrested for allegedly Killing his Mother in-law in Ogun

A 28-year-old man, Opeyemi Adeola Ganiyu, has been arrested by men of Ogun state police command for allegedly killing his mother-in-law, Abosede Oyewole. A statement released by DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesperson of the state police command, states that the suspect was arrested following a report made at Atan Ota divisional headquarters by one Odunayo Mathew, who reported that the suspect, who is married to the daughter of the deceased, is fond of beating his wife on slight provocation. ''On a fateful day, the suspect, as usual, had beaten up his wife and inflicted injuries on her. The deceased went to meet him in order to warn him to desist from beating her daughter. On sighting the deceased in his house, the suspect descended heavily on her, beat her mercilessly before stabbin...
One Killed as Building Collapses in Police Barracks
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One Killed as Building Collapses in Police Barracks

A young lady identified as Peace Bulus has died after a bungalow in the Mounted Troop Police Barracks in Ikeja, Lagos State partially collapsed on her and also broke the arm of her sister on Tuesday, May 4. According to reports, the deceased, her mother, Hauwa, and three other siblings were sleeping in their one-room apartment when an implosion occurred. The lintel of the door suddenly fell, smashed Peace’s skull, and broke her sister’s arm. While Peace's body has been deposited in the morgue, her injured sister alongside their mother, who fainted from shock, were rushed to the Police Clinic in Ikeja for treatment. The state police command is yet to comment on the incident.
Kidnapped Ambrose Ali University Professor regains freedom
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Kidnapped Ambrose Ali University Professor regains freedom

The senior lecturer at the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, Professor Osadolor Odia, who was kidnapped by gunmen has regained his freedom. MCI reported that the Professor of Engineering and former Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, was kidnapped on his way to the farm at Eboro area of Ekpoma, Esan West Local Government Area of the state last Thursday. The kidnappers later contacted the family and demanded a ransom of N18 million before he would be released. The wife of the Professor, Dr Amraibure, confirmed to journalists that her husband was released by his kidnappers on Saturday May 1 and that he had since reunited with his family. "I am happy to confirm to you that my husband has been released by the kidnappers. He received treatment for injurie...
Police Make one Arrest after Man Utd Protests
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Police Make one Arrest after Man Utd Protests

Greater Manchester Police has made one arrest following Sunday's protest by Manchester United fans at Old Trafford. A number of supporters forced their way into Old Trafford prior to Sunday's scheduled 4.30pm kick-off against Liverpool as a demonstration against the club's owners, the Glazer family, escalated into incidents of damage and violence. The fixture was postponed around an hour later amid the disruption with a decision yet to be made on a re-arranged date for the game to be played. Greater Manchester Police has confirmed that six officers were injured during the demonstration, with one needing hospital treatment who has now been discharged. "Six police officer injuries have been reported so far with one officer receiving a fractured eye socket, requiring medical t...
Suspected Herdsmen Kill Five in Fresh Attack on Benue Communities
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Suspected Herdsmen Kill Five in Fresh Attack on Benue Communities

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

An image of imprisoned British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell has emerged showing her with bruising under her left eye. The 59-year-old is currently detained in a New York jail as she awaits trial on allegations she helped deceased financier Jeffrey Epstein to groomed and traffic young girls for sexual abuse. This comes after a three-judge panel previously rejected several bail requests by Maxwell’s lawyers, who argued that she was being deprived of sleep while incarcerated due to wellness checks by corrections officers. The image was sent to a judge yesterday by her legal team, to support fresh complaints about her treatment behind bars. In a filing from Thursday afternoon, Maxwell’s attorney Bobbi Sternheim said the defendant noticed a black eye last night and was then c...
Sick Man Slumps, Dies In Bank In Rivers; Denied Access To Money For Treatment
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Sick Man Slumps, Dies In Bank In Rivers; Denied Access To Money For Treatment

Nigerians on social media have expressed outrage after a video of an unidentified man slumped and died in front of a bank in Rivers state went viral. According to an eyewitness, Uwaifo Obiano who share the video on Facebook, the man died due to the unfriendly attitude of the new generation bank staff. MCI gathered that the deceased was allegedly denied access to hold money since Friday 23rd of April 2021, even when he came with his next of kin. He was asked to go to the court to get an affidavit even though courts are not in session due to the ongoing strike. The man was said to have collapsed and died due to hunger, after not being allowed to withdraw, a young lady and two men came to the scene demanding that the bank opens the access door so they could deposit the man’s rema...
Police Debunk Report of Imo House of Assembly Being Set on fire
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Police Debunk Report of Imo House of Assembly Being Set on fire

The Imo state police command has debunked report of the state house of assembly being set on fire. A video of an alleged fire at the state House of Assembly had gone viral on Sunday night, April 26. Reacting to the video, Imo police spokesperson Orlando Ikeokwu said the building on fire was not the State House of Assembly nor any building in the area. Ikeokwu also confirmed that motorists were robbed in Orji area of Owerri, in an attack which left four persons with bullet injuries. Victims of the attack have been taken to the Federal Medical Center, Owerri for treatment.
What Mourinho Did to me at Chelsea – Wayne Bridge Opens up
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What Mourinho Did to me at Chelsea – Wayne Bridge Opens up

  Former Chelsea left-back, Wayne Bridge, has opened up on what he went through playing under Jose Mourinho. The former England International recounted how the Portuguese hauled him out of the pitch at half-time on several occasions without telling him why. Bridge said it could be very difficult playing under Mourinho because of his sometimes “harsh” treatment of players. He suggested that Mourinho may no longer be contacted by top clubs in the Premier League because of his harsh treatment of players. Mourinho was recently sacked as Tottenham manager and there are speculations regarding which club or indeed country he will end up at next. “When things have gone wrong maybe he hasn’t handled it the best,” Bridge told Bettingexpert. “For me, personally, it could...
Covid-19 Vaccine Turned Woman’s Legs into ‘Giant Blisters’ and left her in wheelchair
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Covid-19 Vaccine Turned Woman’s Legs into ‘Giant Blisters’ and left her in wheelchair

A mum left in a wheelchair due to a severe reaction to a Covid vaccine is still encouraging others to take the vaccine. Sarah, of Glasgow, shared graphic photos of the horror rash which spread all over the body and face, the Daily Record reports. NHS doctors confirmed the mum-of-one's symptoms were caused by her body's reaction to the AstraZeneca vaccine. Sarah started having a tingling rash about seven days after taking the vaccine. She called her GP but ended up going to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital's A&E department after the blisters spread across her body. She said: "I ended up asking my husband to take me to A&E and when I got there, my heart rate was sitting at 160bpm which they were very concerned about. "I got put on an ECG machine." She tes...
Chelsea Players “Confused” by Tuchel’s Treatment of Abraham
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Chelsea Players “Confused” by Tuchel’s Treatment of Abraham

Some Chelsea players have been left “confused” by manager Thomas Tuchel’s treatment of striker, Tammy Abraham. Abraham was a key player during former Chelsea manager Frank Lampard’s regime. The England international scored 18 goals in all competitions last season under Lampard. Abraham has fallen out of favour since Tuchel replaced Lampard last January. The 23-year-old has been left out of a number of matchday squads, most recently on Saturday for Chelsea’s 5-2 shock defeat to West Brom. Explaining Abraham’s absence in Chelsea’s defeat to West Brom, Tuchel said: “He was not in the squad. I have to nominate 18 players. “So we have to leave three players out, and Tammy [Abraham] was one of the three players. It’s nothing personal or nothing big.” However, according t...
49-year-old man arrested for allegedly defiling his 12-year-old biological daughter in Ogun; says his wife was becoming old and unattractive
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49-year-old man arrested for allegedly defiling his 12-year-old biological daughter in Ogun; says his wife was becoming old and unattractive

Forty-nine-year-old Ubong Williams Akpan, pictured above, has been arrested by men of Ogun state police command, for unlawfully having carnal knowledge of his 12 years old daughter (name withheld). Akpan was arrested following a report lodged at Itele Ota divisional headquarters by the victim, who reported that her father has been abusing her sexually since when she was seven years old. She stated further that this has being going on for the past five years, and when she realized she could no longer bear it, she decided to report to the police. Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, Oyeyemi Abimbola, stated that upon receiving the report, the DPO of Itele ota division, CSP Monday Unoegbe detailed his detectives to the scene where the ...
Two Children Burnt to Death as Fire Razes House in Niger state
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Two Children Burnt to Death as Fire Razes House in Niger state

Two children identified as Suraiya, 7, and Habib, 9, were burnt to death after a mysterious fire gutted a house at Anguwar Dawaki area of Suleja, Niger state. It was gathered the father of the two children, Alhassan Jibirin Yanji, who sustained various degrees of burns in attempt to rescue them, was still receiving treatment at a hospital in Suleja. A resident, Bashir Ibrahim, who spoke to Daily Trust, said the incident happened in the early hours of Friday, April 2, at about 3am. He said the two children were sleeping in their room, while their father was sleeping in his bedroom, when he woke up to discover that the entire house was filled with thick smoke. "Strangely, there was no electricity in the entire Dawaki area as of the time the fire incident happened so one w...
Squirrels Given Iwobi’s Treatment As CAF Moves Tie With Sierra Leone To June
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Squirrels Given Iwobi’s Treatment As CAF Moves Tie With Sierra Leone To June

Three days after Benin Republic played what many fans see as ‘a fast one’ on the Super Eagles by declaring Alex Iwobi COVID-19 positive before the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Porto Novo, the Squirrels were served the same dish in Freetown when tested and declared five of their players COVID-19 positive ahead of their botched final AFCON qualifier. With five of their best players screened out of the game, the Squirrels protested and refused to play the game. Rows over COVID-19 tests have plagued African football since last year, with host national teams and clubs accused of producing false-positive results to deprive opponents of stars. Iwobi was prevented from playing against the Squirrels in Porto Novo, a match the Super Eagles won 1-0, no thanks to Paul Onuachu’s last...
Suspected Herdsmen allegedly Attack Female Rice Farmer in Ondo
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Suspected Herdsmen allegedly Attack Female Rice Farmer in Ondo

Suspected herdsmen allegedly attacked a female rice farmer in Ogbese, Akure North local Amaka Okafor. It was gathered that the victim was working on her rice farm when the assailants stormed there and reportedly attacked her with a cutlass. She sustained injuries on her head and hands. Senior Special Assistant to Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on Agriculture, Akin Olotu, who confirmed the attack in a statement said the woman is responding to treatment at an undisclosed private hospital.
Man Rescued Alive After Being Trapped under a Container for More than two Hours in Lagos
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Man Rescued Alive After Being Trapped under a Container for More than two Hours in Lagos

A Nigerian man was rescued alive after being trapped under a container that had fallen, for more than two hours in Surulere, Lagos state on Thursday April 1. The man was said to be driving with his wife along Stadium road when the container fell from the trailer conveying it on top of his car. He was trapped for more than 2 hours. Thankfully help came and he was rescued alive. He has since been rushed to the hospital for treatment.
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 Allegedly Murders his Girlfriend, Attempts Suicide in Ghana
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Man Allegedly Murders his Girlfriend, Attempts Suicide in Ghana

A young man has been arrested for allegedly murdering his girlfriend before attempting to take his own life. The suspect, Jay Dordorye, 26, is said to have murdered 25-year-old Harriet Kafui Ahiati in the Volta Region on Tuesday morning, March 23, and later attempted to take his own life. Victim According to Joy News, Mr. Dordorye also slit his throat and stabbed himself in the stomach twice but did not die. He was rushed to the Volta Regional Hospital, where he is currently receiving treatment after he was arrested by the Ho Municipal Police command. It's still unclear what led to the murder of Ms. Harriet Kafui Ahiati and why Mr. Dordorye attempted to take his own life.
Nigerian Man and his two Young Children Die in Car Crash in South Africa
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Nigerian Man and his two Young Children Die in Car Crash in South Africa

A Nigerian man identified as Ifeanyi Mbah and his two children were killed in a fatal car accident in South Africa. His wife, Nomabandla Mbah, 33, was the only survivor in the accident that occurred in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape on Monday night, March 22. It was gathered that the family had been travelling along the N2, near Bluewater Bay, when their car veered off the road and hit a barrier. Ifeanyi, 42, and their two sons, Uchenna, 6, and Chinedu, one, died at the scene. Nomabandla was taken to a clinic in Motherwell, where she received treatment for a knee injury. Police spokesperson Captain Andre Beetge, who confirmed the incident, said it appeared that the husband had been driving the vehicle when the accident occurred, but it was not known yet what had caused hi...
19 Dead, 34 Injured in Fatal Accident along Kaduna-Abuja highway
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19 Dead, 34 Injured in Fatal Accident along Kaduna-Abuja highway

Nineteen persons have died in a fatal road crash which occurred at the Kateri axis of the Kaduna-Abuja highway on Sunday March 21. Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Monday, March 22, said 34 others were injured and are now receiving treatment in a hospital. According to Aruwan, the crash, which occurred late on Sunday evening, March 21, involved a commercial DAF trailer and was caused by a combination of speeding, and an exploding tyre, leading to a loss of control, which caused the vehicle to veer into the bush. "A total of fifty-three (53) people were involved in the crash; 16 of these died on the spot, with three others later confirmed dead. Thirty-four (34) sustained injuries which r...
One Police Officer Dies after Gunmen Attacked Police Station in Imo
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One Police Officer Dies after Gunmen Attacked Police Station in Imo

One police officer has been confirmed dead after hoodlums attacked the Divisional Police Head quarters,  Isiala Mbano, in Imo state on Saturday, March 20 at about 6.30pm. The hoodlums stormed the station in their numbers and started shooting sporadically into the air. Operatives of the Division however successfully repelled them. After the encounter, it was discovered that the hoodlums destroyed some doors and windows. Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Ikeowku Orlando, said no arm(s) was taken away but that an Inspector who was on duty at the time of the attack, gave up the ghost while receiving treatment as a result of injuries sustained during the melee. During an on-the-spot assessment of the station, the state Commissione...
Arsenal Give Injury Updates Ahead of West Ham Clash
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Arsenal Give Injury Updates Ahead of West Ham Clash

  Arsenal have passed Bukayo Saka fit for their clash with West Ham on Sunday. However, Willian faces a late fitness test, ahead of the Premier League fixture. Both Saka and Willian missed the Gunners’ Europa League clash with Olympiacos on Thursday due to hamstring and calf problems respectively. “As a precaution, Bukayo was left out of the squad to play Olympiacos on Thursday,” read a statement on Arsenal’s official website. “During this week, Bukayo has responded well to treatment, has participated in training and is now available for selection. “Willian missed Thursday’s match with Olympiacos due to a tight calf. “Willian is recovering well, has participated in training and will be assessed ahead of Sunday’s match regarding his availability.”...
Final year Female Student Killed in Church Building collapse
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Final year Female Student Killed in Church Building collapse

A final year student of Uganda Christian University (UCU) Lorita Blessy Asimwe was killed after a church collapsed in Kampala. Asimwe was due to graduate on July 2, 2021, with a Bachelor of Human Resource Management, having sat for her final exams in January. The deceased suffered injuries when a ceiling of an auditorium collapsed on her and other congregants at the House of Rest Church at Fido Dido building in Kampala during lunch hour prayers on Monday, March 15. She breathed her last on Tuesday while at Mulago National Referral Hospital where she had been rushed for treatment after the incident. Asimwe was laid to rest on Wednesday, March 17, at Kangulumira in Kayunga District where family members and friends lauded her for her generosity. “She was set to graduate...
Mother and her 4 Children Die in Fire Caused by Candlelight in Kwara State
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Mother and her 4 Children Die in Fire Caused by Candlelight in Kwara State

A mother, named Titilayo Adigun, and her four children were burnt to death on Wednesday night, March 17, when a candlelight started a massive fire that burnt their house in Kwara state. The mother and her five children were sleeping at their home at Ifesowapo community, Tanke, Ilorin, Kwara State, with a candle lighting one of the rooms, following days of power outage. The husband and father of the deceased was out to get some things when the incident happened. Sources close to the family said only one out of the five children survived the inferno. The child is now receiving treatment at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Ilorin. The landlord of the house, Mr Ibrahim Gana, was the one who rescued the child who survived. He sustained an injury on his hand whi...
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...
Armed Bandits Kill 7, Raze Many Houses in Fresh Kaduna Attacks
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Armed Bandits Kill 7, Raze Many Houses in Fresh Kaduna Attacks

Armed bandits have killed seven people, injured many and set houses ablaze in series of attacks in Igabi, Giwa and Chikun local government areas of Kaduna State. The state Commissioner Internal Security and Homes Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who disclosed this in a statement issued on Thursday, March 11, said that the armed bandits stormed Gangi village, Igabi local government, shooting sporadically in what seemed to be a cattle rustling operation and killed four residents. The residents killed are listed as Wada Sulaiman, Amiru Saidu, Yusha'u Mohammadu and Osama Abdulwahab. Two others, Ibrahim Jibrin and Abdulhamid Suleiman sustained gunshot injuries and are receiving treatment in hospital. In the course of the raid, the bandits razed three houses belonging to Mohammad Jibr...
Anambra Police Denies Trying to Cover up a Murder case, says Woman Arrested for allegedly Beating her Househelp to Death is Still in Custody
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Anambra Police Denies Trying to Cover up a Murder case, says Woman Arrested for allegedly Beating her Househelp to Death is Still in Custody

The Anambra police command has denied trying to cover up a murder case involving a woman who was arrested for allegedly beating her househelp to death. The police command in a statement released by its spokeperson Haruna Mohammed, described the allegation made by activist Gwamnishu Emefiena Harrison as false. Haruna said the 25-year-old woman identified as Madam Nmesoma Okafor, is still in police custody and would be charged to court on Monday 15/3/2021 after an autopsy has been conducted. The statement read; The attention of the Anambra State Police Command has been drawn to a misleading report on Instagram credited to one Gwamnishu Emefiena Harrison that Police have refused to charge to Court one Madam Nmesoma Okafor 'f' aged 25years of Nkpor in Idemili North LGA of Ana...
Seven kidnappers arrested after tattooing pen!ses on the face of a Mentally challenged man,
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Seven kidnappers arrested after tattooing pen!ses on the face of a Mentally challenged man,

Spanish police have arrested seven people accused of torturing a mentally disabled man by gluing his lips together and forcing him to go to the supermarket dressed as a woman. The man who had learning disabilities offered strangers cash online to give him an extreme makeover. The four women and three men after kidnapping him allegedly made him walk round a Majorca supermarket dressed like a woman, tattooed penises on his face, superglued his lips together, sewed his toes together and shaved his eyebrows off. Police say he was also made to walk on top of drawing pins during a three-day ordeal. He escaped after being allowed to go to a cashpoint so he could pay his alleged kidnappers as had been agreed. The victim, who also suffered from  mobility problems, has rep...
Man Narrowly Escapes Death as Speeding Tipper Rams into him in Rivers
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Man Narrowly Escapes Death as Speeding Tipper Rams into him in Rivers

One Raphael Abraham narrowly escaped death on Friday March 5, when a speeding tipper driver rammed into him and a Mercedes Benz at Eliozu Junction in Port Harcourt, Rivers state. It was gathered that the driver of tipper lost control when the traffic warden stopped the lane abruptly forcing him to ram into the car, damaging the bumper beyond repair. Occupants of the vehicle sustained severe injuries and were rushed to the hospital where they are currently receiving treatment. The truck hit Abraham, who was standing at the scene of the accident and pushed him into a gutter but he miraculously survived with minor head injuries and bruises. Meanwhile, the driver of the tipper has been moved to the Eliozu police station for investigation.
Unpaid Nigerian Doctor Collapses after 72-hour Shift
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Unpaid Nigerian Doctor Collapses after 72-hour Shift

An overworked medical doctor, who has reportedly not been paid for 3 months, collapsed after a 72 hour shift. Dr Okorie Ifeanyi Venatus is an intern doctor in Univeristy of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, UPTH, Rivers State. He and other intern doctors have not been paid since Dec 2020, a medical doctor on Twitter claimed. Despite not being paid, Dr Okorie has been working as the only House Officer in the unit. On the fateful day, after working for 3 days stretch, he reportedly collapsed with his forehead to the ground. He was admitted to the hospital where treatment commenced immediately. The Twitter doctor who shared the news called out the government for its treatment of House Officers. Her also called out the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, for n...
Eight People Stabbed after knifeman Goes on Rampage in Sweden
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Eight People Stabbed after knifeman Goes on Rampage in Sweden

A suspected terrorist has stabbed eight people in Vetlanda, Sweden, police have said. No deaths have been reported but police have shot a man in the leg who is now receiving treatment in hospital as officers guard his bed. The incident happened around noon on Wednesday, March 3. At 2.54pm, emergency services received calls from the area near Bangårdsgatan regarding an attack at 2.54pm. Ahead of a press conference expected on Wednesday evening, Minister of the Interior Mikael Damberg said: "Several people are seriously injured. "These are terrible events and my thoughts go to the victims and their relatives. Right now it is unclear exactly what happened and what the motive was. "The police have arrested a suspected perpetrator and have initiated a special incid...
Armed Bandits Kill Six in Kaduna
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Armed Bandits Kill Six in Kaduna

Armed bandits have killed six people in Igabi and Kauru local government areas of Kaduna State. The State Commissioner for Internal Security and Homes Affairs, Samuel Aruwan in a statement issued on Tuesday March 2, said armed bandits barricaded the Birnin Yero-Tami road, Igabi and killed one Hussaini Suleiman Dari. One Dahiru Saidu was left injured and is receiving treatment in a hospital. At Gwada village, Igabi local government area, an attack by gunmen left two persons, Yahuza Sale and Garba Sule, dead. In another incident, armed bandits invaded Ungwan Kure, and killed two residents, Mohammed Sani Suleiman and Yahuza Sale. Similarly, armed bandits attacked Amawan Dadi Rugan Jauru settlements in Kauru local government area. One resident known simply as "Likita" was shot ...
10 policemen injured in accident involving Governor Bala’s convoy
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10 policemen injured in accident involving Governor Bala’s convoy

An accident involving the convoy of Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State, has left 10 policemen injured.   The accident occurred on Monday March 1, while the governor was inspecting a 60- kilometer road project in Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area (LGA).   It was gathered that the Toyota Hilux conveying the police officers veered off the road around 1:30 p.m and somersaulted twice after losing control as a result of the huge dust that made visibility almost impossible.   No life was lost and those injured have been taken to Bununu general hospital in Tafawa Balewa LGA for treatment.
Armed bandits Kill Catholic Lector,Six Others in Kaduna
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Armed bandits Kill Catholic Lector,Six Others in Kaduna

Armed bandits have killed seven persons including a Catholic lector in Igabi and Kajuru local government areas of Kaduna State. The State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who confirmed the incidents in a statement on Sunday February 28, said bandits attacked Kajinjiri village in Igabi and killed two residents identified as Ibrahim Rabi'u and Abdulrahman Mohammad. One person, Kamal Murtala, sustained gunshot injuries, and is receiving treatment at a nearby facility. Similarly, in Rago village also of Igabi local government area, bandits killed two locals identified as Alhaji Ibrahim Iro and Muhammadu Rabiu. In a separate incident, gunmen invaded Kutura station, Kajuru local government area and killed three residents identified as Michael Sh...
Hoodlums Attack Police Station in Imo
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Hoodlums Attack Police Station in Imo

Unidentified hoodlums on Thursday, February 25, attacked the Divisional police headquarters in Aboh Mbaise in Imo state. A statement released by the spokesperson of the command, Orlando Ikeokwu, says the hoodlums drove in four cars, shooting sporadically into the air as they arrived the station. ''The officers on duty engaged them in a gun duel , at the end of the melee, one Police woman sustained gun shot injury and has been taken to the hospital for treatment. Regrettably, the station that was just renovated after being razed down by hoodlums during the EndSars saga, was again set ablaze.''the statement read Ikeokwu added that the Commissioner of Police, Imo State, CP Nasiru Mohammed, has activated all tactical teams with a view to fish out and arrest the fleeing hoodlums.
Arsenal vs Benfica: Arteta Names Player to Miss Europa League, Gives Update on Thomas Partey
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Arsenal vs Benfica: Arteta Names Player to Miss Europa League, Gives Update on Thomas Partey

  Arsenal boss, Mikel Arteta, has confirmed that centre-back, Rob Holding, will miss the Gunners’ Europa League last-32 second leg tie against Benfica on Thursday. Arteta also provided the latest injury update on Midfielder, Thomas Partey ahead of Arsenal’s clash with Benfica at the Karaiskakis Stadium. Arteta said Partey is ‘very close’ to a return from the treatment room. According to him, the Ghanaian international is in contention for the upcoming fixtures against Benfica and Leicester City on Sunday. Recall that Partey picked up an injury during Arsenal’s Premier League 1-0 defeat against Aston Villa at Villa Park earlier this month. “Thomas [Partey] is very close, he’s got a final test today in training, and if he is feeling good, he will be available,” Art...
Argentina’s Medical Board to Rule on Diego Maradona’s Death on March 8
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Argentina’s Medical Board to Rule on Diego Maradona’s Death on March 8

Argentina's public prosecutor's office will convene a medical board on March 8 to decide whether the late football legend Diego Maradona was given proper treatment before his death, legal sources said on Tuesday, February 23. The Argetine football legend died of a heart attack on November 25, weeks after undergoing brain surgery on a blood clot. Investigators are trying to determine whether or not there was negligence in Maradona's health care before he died. According to reports from Argentina, nine experts will be called on March 8 including the medical examiners that took part in Maradona's autopsy. The public prosecutor in San Isidro, a suburb of the capital Buenos Aires, has also called two more witnesses to appear before investigators on Thursday: a nursing coordinato...
Fulanis Have Been Treated Unfairly in Nigeria — Former Bauchi Governor Isa Yuguda Says
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Fulanis Have Been Treated Unfairly in Nigeria — Former Bauchi Governor Isa Yuguda Says

Mallam Isa Yuguda, a former governor of Bauchi state, has alleged that the Fulani people in Nigeria are subjected to unfair treatment. Speaking with journalists in Bauchi on Monday, February 22, Isa Yuguda said: "I think the cattle rearers who have been herding for the past 200 years all over the country cannot just wake up in the morning and all of a sudden become AK-47 killers. "And most importantly, the neglect of the Fulani, especially the cattle rearers who are presently giving Nigeria a minimum of one million cattle every day to slaughter and take as beef, their treatment by the Nigerian people have been most unfair. "Most unfair in the sense that, at the time when Lord Luggard finished conquering northern Nigeria, they were the only source of revenue. They provided the ...
Hudson-Odoi Not Happy With Thomas Tuchel – Joe Cole
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Hudson-Odoi Not Happy With Thomas Tuchel – Joe Cole

  Former Chelsea star, Joe Cole has said that Callum Hudson-Odoi is not happy with the way he was treated by manager Thomas Tuchel during Saturday’s Premier League clash with Southampton. Cole said the manager took a huge gamble with his treatment of the Ghanaian born England International. During the 1-1 draw with the Saints, Tuchel only subbed on the winger at half-time, only to pull him off again just 31 minutes later. Visibly angry Hudson-Odoi left the field and kicked a water bottle as he walked up the steps to take his place in the stands. After Tuchel told the press that he was not happy with the 20-year-old’s performance, “I was not happy with the attitude and energy…” Cole reacted, saying: “…I just question whether it was unnecessary at the time to upset...
645 fresh cases of COVID19 recorded in Nigeria
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645 fresh cases of COVID19 recorded in Nigeria

645 new cases of COVID19 were recorded in Nigeria on Saturday, February 20. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Lagos recorded 282 fresh cases. Other states with fresh cases include Ogun-72, FCT-50, Kaduna-33, Osun-24, Imo-23, Abia-21, Borno-18, Oyo-17, Edo-15, Nasarawa-15, Taraba-14, Ekiti-11, Ondo-11, Plateau-11, Kano-10, Rivers-7, Delta-5, Bauchi-3 and Jigawa-3. Nigeria now has 151,553 confirmed cases. 128,005 patients have been treated and discharged. Sadly, 1,831 deaths have been recorded. See a breakdown of the number if cases per states below
66-year-old Woman Attacked by Suspected Fulani Herdsmen in Ogun dies
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66-year-old Woman Attacked by Suspected Fulani Herdsmen in Ogun dies

A 66-year-old woman, Alhaja Muslimot Morenikeji Salami, who was reportedly attacked by some suspected Fulani herdsmen in Ogun state has died. It was gathered that Salami was attacked by the assailants while going to her site in the Oru-Awa Road in the Ijebu-North Local Government Area on Monday, January 11, 2021. Alhaja Salami died on Tuesday, February 16 and was laid to rest the next day, Wednesday, February 17. According to reports, Salami ran into some herds and attempted to make a quick reverse but was caught by the attackers. The attackers numbering about eight reportedly emerged from the bush, cut off one of her fingers and shattered her jaw with bullets. The victim was said to have been taken to a few hospitals including the state-owned Olabisi Onabanjo Un...
Convicted Nigerian Fraudster, Obinwanne Okeke to Undergo Treatment for ‘Fraud Mentality and Drug Abuse’
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Convicted Nigerian Fraudster, Obinwanne Okeke to Undergo Treatment for ‘Fraud Mentality and Drug Abuse’

Convicted Nigerian fraudster, Obinwanne Okeke will be undergoing treatment for ‘fraud mentality and drug abuse’. A judge of an Eastern District court of Virginia, Rebecca Smith had ordered that the Nigerian man who was listed on the Forbes 30 under 30 category for his business exploits and wealth, be incarcerated in a medical facility where he would be subjected to ”full medical and mental health evaluation and treatment”. Premium Times reported that the evaluation cum treatment is part of the rehabilitation process to reform his conduct before he completes his jail term and is reintegrated into the society. Judge Smith, in her recommendations to the Bureau of Prisons said; “The defendant be incarcerated in the facility at the Federal Medical Centre at Butner, North Carolina ...
Osun Govt Shuts Down Secondary School Over Invasion by Hoodlums
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Osun Govt Shuts Down Secondary School Over Invasion by Hoodlums

  About 20 youths wielding cutlasses and other dangerous weapons on Thursday invaded Ifeoluwa Grammar School in Osogbo to cause chaos. The state government has now shut down the school indefinitely, following the development. The spokesperson of the Osun State Police Command, SP Yemisi Opalola who confirmed the incident said about 20 youths invaded the school. “We received a distress call from Ifeoluwa School, Osogbo that a group of youths numbering about 20 invaded the school with cutlasses and other dangerous weapons. “On receipt of this information, we deployed men to the scene and a suspect was arrested at the scene with a machete cut on his left arm and head. He was rushed to Osogbo Central Hospital for treatment.” However, the state government in a statemen...
Real Sociedad vs Man United: Solskjaer Gives Fresh Injury Update on Pogba
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Real Sociedad vs Man United: Solskjaer Gives Fresh Injury Update on Pogba

Manchester United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has provided the latest injury update on midfielder, Paul Pogba, ahead of his side’s Europa League clash with Real Sociedad on Thursday night. Pogba has not played for Man United since limping out of the 3-3 draw with Everton on February 6 with a thigh injury. The France World Cup winner also missed last week’s FA Cup win over West Ham and Sunday’s draw with West Brom. Providing an update on Pogba, Solskjaer said at his pre-match press conference that the former Juventus star would not return to action until March at the earliest. “Paul is recovering well,” Solskjaer told reporters. “He’s starting the treatment, but it will still be a few weeks. He won’t be playing in February, that’s for sure, it’s still a few weeks before w...
North Korea Accused of Trying to Hack Pfizer for Covid-19 Vaccine Info
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North Korea Accused of Trying to Hack Pfizer for Covid-19 Vaccine Info

North Korean hackers tried to break into the computer systems of pharmaceutical giant Pfizer in a search for information on a coronavirus vaccine and treatment technology, South Korea’s spy agency said Tuesday, Feb 16 North Korea has been under self-imposed isolation since closing its borders in January last year to try to protect itself from the virus. Leader Kim Jong Un has repeatedly insisted that the country has had no coronavirus cases, although outside experts doubt those assertions. And the closure has added to the pressure on its tottering economy from international sanctions imposed over its banned weapons systems, increasing the urgency for Pyongyang to find a way to deal with the disease. Seoul’s National Intelligence Service “briefed us that North Korea tried to...
Police Arrest 4 OPC Members For Beating Man to Death in Lagos
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Police Arrest 4 OPC Members For Beating Man to Death in Lagos

The Police operatives attached to the Bariga Division of the Lagos State Police Command on Saturday, February 13 arrested four members of Oodua People's Congress (OPC) for beating and stabbing one Tochukwu Chidi, 35, of No 76 Arobadede Street,Bariga, to death after an argument with them at Temple Street, Bariga, Lagos. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Muyiwa Adejobi, states that the suspects attacked the deceased and inflicted injuries on him. He was rushed to the General Hospital, Bariga for treatment before he was confirmed dead. Muyiwa gave the names of the suspects as Sunday Onilede, m, 35, Azan Razak,  m, 35, Abdullahi Ibrahim, m, 29, and Fatai Taiwo, m, 40,. The spokesperson added that the state Commissioner of Police,  Lagos State,  ...

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