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France defender, Lucas Hernandez faces prison term in Spain
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France defender, Lucas Hernandez faces prison term in Spain

France defender, Lucas Hernandez, must appear before a Madrid court next week and faces six months in prison, a justice spokesman confirmed on Thursday. The Bayern Munich star is to tell the court on Tuesday where he will serve the sentence that was handed down on Wednesday for violating a restraining order in 2017. The 25-year-old had violated the order while playing at Atletico Madrid. He has 10 days before the prison term begins. The restraining orders were originally imposed on him and his girlfriend after a violent argument in 2017. They were then caught returning to Spain together after getting married before the six months were up. In Hernandez’s case, this was deemed a violation of the restraining order. His now-wife reportedly got away with it because the or...
Cannabis cannot be legalized now in Nigeria due to security challenges – NDLEA Chairman, Buba Marwa
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Cannabis cannot be legalized now in Nigeria due to security challenges – NDLEA Chairman, Buba Marwa

Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Brig. Gen. Mohammed Buba Marwa (Retd) has explained why cannabis cannot be legalised in the country at the moment. The NDLEA boss who was represented by his Special Adviser on National Drug Control Master Plan (NDCMP) Otunba Lanre Ipinmisho at a public lecture in Akure the Ondo state capital on Friday October 8, said cannabis cannot be legalized in the country due to the current security challenges. Marwa noted that hard drugs is the driver of high crime rate and violent killings in the inner cities of advanced world countries. He said; “In developing or Third World countries, it is the escalator of strife, pogroms and civil war, and has played a big role in countries torn to pieces by tribal war, su...
Why we cannot legalize cannabis in Nigeria – NDLEA boss, Marwa
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Why we cannot legalize cannabis in Nigeria – NDLEA boss, Marwa

Retired Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa, Chairman, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has said cannabis cannot be legalized because drugs has been the driver of high crime rate and violent killings, according to research. Marwa through the agency’s Director Media and Advocacy, Mr Femi Babafemi on Friday in Abuja, said in developing or third world countries, drug is the escalator of strife, pogroms and war. He warned that the population of Nigerians hooked on cannabis alone was more than the population of Portugal, Greece or the Republic of Benin.and Nigerian cannot afford to toy with the grim reality of the danger of legalising cannabis. He stressed that all the needed infrastructure to monitor and control drugs were still far from being in place. “We have seen narco-terrorism...
Anambra 2021: We can’t use PDP, APC logos on campaign buses because of IPOB – Lawmaker
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Anambra 2021: We can’t use PDP, APC logos on campaign buses because of IPOB – Lawmaker

Politicians in Anambra State are scared of using the logos of any of the political parties due to the fear of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), a member of the House of Representatives, Obinna Chidoka has disclosed. Mr Chidoka disclosed this while contributing to a motion moved by Emeka Azubogu on Tuesday. The lawmaker said criminal elements have infiltrated the IPOB movement and are causing mayhem in the region. He said lawmakers from the southeast are now scared of going home due to fear of attacks of IPOB. He said even in the ongoing campaigns ahead of the November 6 gubernatorial election, politicians dare not put the logo of their parties on branded vehicles. “You can see that they are targeting campaign vehicles, all our cars with campaign materials, we have remo...
Romanian billionaire, Dan Petrescu killed alongside wife, son and five others in Milan plane crash
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Romanian billionaire, Dan Petrescu killed alongside wife, son and five others in Milan plane crash

A Romanian billionaire was killed along with his wife, son, and five other people when the plane he was piloting crashed into a building in Italy on Sunday, October 3. Dan Petrescu, 68, one of the richest men in his home country, was operating a single-engine Pilatus PC-12 before it slammed into an office building undergoing renovations in San Donato Milanese, a town southeast of Milan, authorities said. The fatal wreck took place minutes after the plane took off from Milan’s Linate airport at about 1 p.m., according to aviation agency ANSV, which has opened an investigation. The plane’s black box has been recovered, the Corriere della Sera newspaper reported, citing Deputy prosecutor Tiziana Siciliano. The billionaire’s 65-year-old wife, their son Dan Stefano, 30, and ...
One shot dead, many injured as annual festival turns bloody in Delta community
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One shot dead, many injured as annual festival turns bloody in Delta community

One person has been killed after violence erupted during a community annual festival in Ughelli Kingdom in Delta State. It was gathered that several people sustained varying degrees of injuries in the violence that broke out in Ekiugbo and Oto-Iwhreko communities on Thursday evening, September 16, when some irate youths in the area reportedly resumed fresh hostilities. Spokesperson of the State Police Command, DSP Bright Edafe, who confirmed the incident, said that one person that was killed and not two as being widely rumoured by residents. The cause of the fracas that led to the violent shooting of rival communal youths is sketchy at the time of this report.
Rapper G-Eazy Named as Suspect on NYPD Assault Report
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Rapper G-Eazy Named as Suspect on NYPD Assault Report

Rapper G-Eazy has been named as a suspect in a New York Police Department report after his crew allegedly got violent with another group, with punches and bottles thrown. In the report made available to TMZ, it was stated that the rapper is a suspect in the incident which occurred around 1 AM on Friday September 10, at the Boom Boom Room in the Standard Hotel. G-Eazy's crew got into an altercation with a few other guys, and one of them claimed a member of the rapper's entourage hit him on the head with a glass bottle. The scuffle moved outside, where G-Eazy allegedly punched another man in the head. While the guy who took the took a bottle to the head went to the hospital to get checked out, the guy G-Eazy allegedly punched refused treatment. No arrest has been made yet but...
Napoli to appeal Osimhen’s two-match ban
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Napoli to appeal Osimhen’s two-match ban

The Partenopei have disclosed that they will appeal the punishment imposed on the Nigerian striker following his dismissal against Venezia Napoli have announced that they will appeal the two-game ban meted out to Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen following his dismissal during the Partenopei's 2-0 victory over Venezia on Sunday. The forward was given the marching orders in the 22nd minute by referee Gianluca Aureliano for violent conduct against Daan Heymans after appearing to strike the opposition during a corner. The was the first time ever that the former Wolfsburg and Lille man has been sent off in a league encounter during his professional career.
Osimhen sent off against Venezia
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Osimhen sent off against Venezia

Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen was shown a straight red card as they won 2-0 at Venezia on Sunday. It was their opening game of the 2021/2022 Serie A season. Osimhen was sent off for violent conduct on Daan Heymans before a corner-kick in the 23rd minute. Despite the numerical disadvantage, Luciano Spalletti’s men held their nerve and prevented their opponents from scoring. Lorenzo Insigne and Eljif Elmas both scored in the 62nd and 72nd minutes respectively to ensure they got maximum points. Osimhen will now miss Napoli’s next two Serie A matches against Genoa and Juventus. The 24-year-old scored 10 goals in 24 Serie A matches last campaign.
BBNaija: Pere’s handler Debunk Claims he was Violent in his Previous Marriage
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BBNaija: Pere’s handler Debunk Claims he was Violent in his Previous Marriage

The handlers of BBNaija ''Shine Ya Eye'' housemate, Pere Egbi, have released a statement denying social media claims that he was violent to his ex-wife while they were married. A twitter had shared a tweet some days ago claiming Pere beat his ex-wife till she had a miscarriage. In a statement released on his Instagram page, Pere’s handlers said the reality TV star has never been violent all his life. The statement reads; “Over the past week, a number of media outlets published materials containing false allegations that aim to damage the reputation of Pere. In those publications, he was falsely accused of being abusive in his personal life. They attached a false image of an individual just to make their case look legit. The said materials ...
Videos of Bolanle crying with a battered face following alleged assault from her estranged husband, Lincon
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Videos of Bolanle crying with a battered face following alleged assault from her estranged husband, Lincon

Videos showing video vixen, Bolanle, with a bruised face at different times have emerged. Bolanle's husband,  Abiodun Lincon had sent her out of their matrimonial home while accusing her of violent and destructive behaviour. However, Bolanle's cousin,  BJ, claimed that Lincon was the violent one and beat Bolanle multiple times while she was pregnant, causing her to land in the hospital on more than one occasion. Footages of Bolanle crying with a bruised face has now emerged. In one video, she's seen with a broken lip. In another, she's seen with a black eye. Another video, that had to be blurred because of how bloody it is, shows her with blood by the side of her head. A screenshot of Bolanle's Snapchat also shows several photos of her with wounds on different parts ...
Man arrested for allegedly beating his wife to death because she refused to have sex with him
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Man arrested for allegedly beating his wife to death because she refused to have sex with him

The niece of the dead woman narrated the incident while calling for justice for her mother's twin sister. According to the niece, the suspect waa in the habit of beating his wife. On June 27, the woman, Mrs Ugieki Asemota returned home from a wedding to find her husband drunk, so she had a bath and locked herself in a room to avoid getting beaten which is allegedly her husband's habit when he's drunk. However,  late at night, the husband is said to have banged on her door, demanding sex but she told him to go to his room and leave her alone. When he wouldn't leave and she could sense him becoming violent, afraid of what would happen if he eventually enters the room, the wife is said to have jumped out of her room through a window. However,  the husband allegedly went after ...
Arrest Fulani herdsmen especially Miyetti Allah leaders same way you arrested Nnamdi Kanu – Governor Ortom tells Buhari
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Arrest Fulani herdsmen especially Miyetti Allah leaders same way you arrested Nnamdi Kanu – Governor Ortom tells Buhari

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to arrest armed Fulani herdsmen especially Miyetti Allah leaders same way IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu was arrested. Ortom who disclosed that Kanu was arrested in a foreign land, alleged that Miyetti Allah have allegedly admitted carrying out violent attacks in Benue state. Insisting that he he has no problem with the arrest of the IPOB leader, he added that the fight against terrorism and other crimes would only be seen to be unbiased if armed herders who have been killing innocent citizens are also apprehended. According to him, it was disheartening when he heard Miyetti Allah calling Nnamdi Kanu a terrorist, even though he is fighting for the liberation of his region. He stressed that Miyetti Allah is a t...
Usifo Ataga only had high libido, didn’t deserve to be butchered – Fani-Kayode
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Usifo Ataga only had high libido, didn’t deserve to be butchered – Fani-Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani Kayode, has reacted to the gruesome murder of the Chief Executive Officer of Super TV, Usifo Ataga, by a 21-year-old student of the University of Lagos (UNILAG). DAILY POST had reported that the police in Lagos had arrested the suspect Chidinma Ojukwu, for killing the 50-year-old after she was tracked to her home. While confessing to the crime, the suspect had claimed that she stabbed the deceased after he forcefully had sex with her. She further admitted to withdrawing some amount of money from the deceased’s account with claims she wanted to use it to pay for her tuition. “I was tired and exhausted and wanted to sleep but Mr Michael won’t have any of that. “He became very violent and tried choking me to death. He smashed my head to th...
Disappointing’ – Beyonce’s mum Tina slams 22.5 years sentencing of George Floyd killer Derek Chauvin
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Disappointing’ – Beyonce’s mum Tina slams 22.5 years sentencing of George Floyd killer Derek Chauvin

Superstar singer, Beyonce's mother, Tina Lawson has called for an overhaul of the American judicial system, criticizing the sentencing of former Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin. Derek was found guilty in April for second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. In May 2020, footage shows him kneeling on Floyd's neck for nine minutes as he gasped for air and said "I can't breathe" appalled the world - and sparked violent protests across the US. Tina, 67, shared her thoughts on Derek's 22-and-a-half year sentence and revealed a loved one is serving a similar jail term for a much lesser offence. Alongside a photo of the sentence being discussed on US news, she wrote: "Very Disappointing!   "My Godson was sentenced to...
CCTV Footage of Chidinma Ojukwu and SuperTV CEO, Usifo Ataga at a restaurant before she allegedly killed him
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CCTV Footage of Chidinma Ojukwu and SuperTV CEO, Usifo Ataga at a restaurant before she allegedly killed him

A CCTV footage of University of Lagos student, Chidinma Ojukwu and SuperTV CEO, Usifo Ataga at a restaurant before she allegedly killed him has been shared online.   The video showed them at the restaurant and also captured when they left the facility.   This is coming after Chidinma disclosed that she stabbed Ataga twice after he allegedly became violent towards her.   Watch the video below.........   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Lindaikejiblog (@lindaikejiblogofficial)
Kaisha and Lucy Fight on BBNaija Reunion Show
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Kaisha and Lucy Fight on BBNaija Reunion Show

The Big Brother Naija reunion which was aired tonight came with lots of drama and a physical fight between two female housemates. The fight began after Kaisha narrated how Ka3na reportedly disrespected her mother as they partied together. According to Kaisha, her mother liked Ka3na and wanted a photo with her. She revealed that her mother first sent Lucy before sending her sister Zainab to ask Ka3na for the photo, but she reportedly asked them to tell her mother to come to her table, a feedback she found disrespectful. Ka3na however maintained that she thought they were talking about Kaisha's manager. Lucy who backed Ka3na on this, however failed to explain why she didn't deliver the message when she was asked to. As the show continued, Kaisha made a demand for them all...
South-East Governors and leaders condemn violent secessionist groups, say they don’t speak for South-East people
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South-East Governors and leaders condemn violent secessionist groups, say they don’t speak for South-East people

South-East leaders comprising of governors, other political, religious, traditional and socio-cultural leaders, have condemned violent secessionist groups in the region. At a meeting in Enugu on Saturday June 19, they distanced themselves from the agitations of such groups and frowned on the violence that ensued which led to the loss of lives and destruction of properties. The regional leaders stated that the impression that South East leaders are silent over some their youths’ agitations for secession is not correct, while also pointing out that notable leaders had come out publicly many times in the past to speak against such agitations. The South-East leaders who maintained that these violent secessionist groups do not speak for South-Easterners, announced that they have se...
Lille left-back Reinildo survives attempted carjacking in Mozambique
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Lille left-back Reinildo survives attempted carjacking in Mozambique

The 27-year-old was a victim of a violent incident while on holiday in his home country after winning the French top-flight crown Lille defender Reinildo Mandava survived an attempted carjacking in Mozambique when he was going to a friend's wedding in the province of Zambezia. The 27-year-old recently returned to the Southeastern African country for his vacation after helping Lille win the 2020-21 Ligue 1 title. However, his offseason turned into a nightmare on Thursday when armed men shot at his car several times in an attempt to steal it.
Attacks Won’t Make us Repeal the Anti-grazing law – Governor Ortom
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Attacks Won’t Make us Repeal the Anti-grazing law – Governor Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom has said that the violent attacks against residents of Benue state won't make his administration repeal the anti-grazing law. Ortom who spoke during a media parley, disclosed that the recent attacks has made him commence the process of recruiting responsible people of 50 years and below into the Volunteer Guards. Insisting that they've cried enough, the Governor added that the duty of the Volunteer Guards is to support the conventional security agencies in defending their communities. He said; “A few weeks ago, Benue stakeholders met and gave this administration the mandate to activate and implement the Community Volunteer Guards Law enacted in 2000. “We have already commenced the process of recruiting responsible people of 50 years and below into the...
Police Fired Teargas on Some Unruly June 12 Protesters – Police Spokesperson, Frank Mba
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Police Fired Teargas on Some Unruly June 12 Protesters – Police Spokesperson, Frank Mba

Police Spokesperson, Frank Mba has defended the use of tear gas on some June 12 protesters in Abuja. While a Channels Television correspondent who covered the protest in Abuja insisted that he did not observe any sign of violence from the protesters before the police disrupted their parade, Mba in an interview on same news platform said the use of teargas was an isolated case in Abuja where protesters turned violent. He also said that no Nigerian either in Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Kano or anywhere is currently in detention as a result of the isolated incident. The police spokesperson said;   “We had an isolated case in Abuja where some of the protesters became unruly and in line with international best practices, police fired teargas at them. “And that is an ...
It is worrisome that we are celebrating Democracy Day this year amidst serious national challenges – Buhari says in Democracy Day speech
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It is worrisome that we are celebrating Democracy Day this year amidst serious national challenges – Buhari says in Democracy Day speech

It is worrisome that we are celebrating Democracy Day this year amidst serious national challenges - Buhari says in Democracy Day speech President Muhammadu Buhari has addressed Nigerians ahead of the Democracy day celebration today, June 12. The President in his speech, said it is worrisome that Nigeria is celebrating Democracy Day this year amidst serious national challenges on the socio-political and economic fronts. He also admitted that the "sad situation has given vent to violent verbal and physical expressions that constitute a serious threat not just to our democracy but to the unity of our nation." Expressing hope of the country overcoming its challenges, the President also called on Nigerians to respect their diversity and use it to produce the harmony that makes democ...
Bournemouth star, Jefferson Lerma hit with 6-game ban for allegedly biting Sheffield Wednesday’s Josh Windass
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Bournemouth star, Jefferson Lerma hit with 6-game ban for allegedly biting Sheffield Wednesday’s Josh Windass

Bournemouth midfielder, Jefferson Lerma has been banned for six matches after allegedly biting Sheffield Wednesday's Josh Windass. The Colombian footballer was accused of biting Windass in the 83rd minute of the Cherries' 1-0 defeat by the Owls in November, but the 26-year-old strenuously denied the allegation. The FA confirmed Lerma's punishment for the alleged offence on Wednesday June 2, and also confirmed he had been fined £40,000. Bournemouth said they were 'surprised and disappointed' at the outcome. A statement from the FA read: 'Jefferson Lerma has been suspended for six matches and fined £40,000 following a breach of FA Rule E3 that occurred during an EFL Championship match against Sheffield Wednesday FC on 03/11/20. 'The midfielder denied that his behaviour ...
Fresh protest in Abuja turns violent
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Fresh protest in Abuja turns violent

Fresh protests erupted in Orozo, Abuja, yesterday, May 10, leading to the death of two persons. The latest protest in Orozo came hours after motorcycle operators carried out a violent protest at Karu on Sunday, May 9. According to Daily Sun, an eyewitness said that trouble started in Orozo after youths of the town, worried about the reckless way tricycle operators parked in the area, approached them and advised that they park properly to avoid creating accidents. The source said: "The youths advised traders selling bread, fruits, food stuffs and other items by the roadside to relocate further inside to make the road clearer. While most of the keke riders accepted the advice from the youths and moved to the place where they asked them to start using as parking lot, one Hausa bo...
”One of the Toughest Decisions I Have Made was Leaving my Marriage”- BBNaija Star, Venita Akpofure
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”One of the Toughest Decisions I Have Made was Leaving my Marriage”- BBNaija Star, Venita Akpofure

Actress and model, Venita Akpofure, has said that walking out of her marriage was one of the toughest decisions she has ever had to take. The ex-BBNaija housemate was previously married to Terna Olusola Tarka and they have two daughters. In 2019, she confirmed rumors that their marriage had crashed and also dismissed reports that he was a violent man. In a fresh interview with Punch, Venita said walking out of their union has been one of her toughest decisions to take “One of the toughest decisions I have made was leaving my marriage. It became known to the public about seven months after I had moved out of my matrimonial home. I am grateful that I had a great support system that really helped me through that period. Being a single mother is not easy, especially if ones work ...
Update: Ryan Giggs pleads not guilty in first court appearance after being charged with assault (photos)
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Update: Ryan Giggs pleads not guilty in first court appearance after being charged with assault (photos)

Former Manchester United footballer, Ryan Giggs has pleaded not guilty to all three charges against him during his appearance at the court on Wednesday, April 28. Giggs, 47, denied a charge he was violent and engaged in behaviour towards his ex-girlfriend including isolation, belittling, humiliation, harassment, degradation, and abuse, a court heard. He also entered a not guilty plea of actual bodily harm to PR executive Kate Greville, 36, at his home in Worsley, Greater Manchester on 1 November last year. The Wales manager has also been charged with the common assault of Emma Greville, understood to be Ms. Greville’s younger sister, during the same alleged incident. The charge of controlling and coercive behaviour in an intimate relationship alleges the abuse lasted al...
Gunmen Raze Federal High Court Abakaliki
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Gunmen Raze Federal High Court Abakaliki

The Federal High Court complex in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, has been attacked by yet-to-be-identified gunmen. The assailants stormed the court complex in the early hours of Tuesday April 27, shooting sporadically before setting the library and security sections of the building on fire. The building is located along the Enugu/Abakaliki Highway opposite the state People’s Democratic Party (PDP) State office. No death was recorded but two of the three security guards on duty were said to have sustained minor injuries. The South-East has been experiencing violent attacks by gunmen in recent times.
Lesbian Seeks for Protection Against her ex-lover Who she Accused of Stalking and Threatening her
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Lesbian Seeks for Protection Against her ex-lover Who she Accused of Stalking and Threatening her

A distraught Zimbawean woman has dragged her ex-lover to court after their affair turned sour. B-Metro reported that Linda Sphiwe Mpofu from Bulawayo’s Barbourfields suburb approached Bulawayo Civil Court to seek for protection against her ex-lover Brenda Mugabazi, who she accused of being violent, abusive and now stalking her and threatening her for daring to end the relationship. Linda Linda accused Brenda of having an insatiable sexual appetite and always demanding sex from her despite the fact that they are no longer together. She also alleged that Brenda is always demanding for sex as a way of punishing her for leaving her. She added; “I have been living a lesbian life with Brenda (Mugabazi) who forced me into it and I have realised that I cannot continue with it…...
French billionaire tycoon, Bernard Tapie and his wife are beaten and tied up by burglary gang in ‘extremely violent’ raid
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French billionaire tycoon, Bernard Tapie and his wife are beaten and tied up by burglary gang in ‘extremely violent’ raid

French billionaire tycoon and former owner of Adidas, Bernard Tapie was attacked along with his wife during an 'extremely violent' burglary at his luxury estate near Paris. The former French government minister, 78, was repeatedly hit over the head when a group of men broke into his manor house in Combs-La-Ville overnight on Saturday, April 3. They also beat up Tapie's wife, 70-year-old Dominique Tapie, before tying them up with electrical cords. After the burglary attack, Mrs Tapie was taken to the hospital for treatment but her husband chose not to. Their grandson Rodolphe Tapie said of the attack: 'My grandfather refused to be taken away. 'He is shattered, very tired. He was sitting on a chair when he was hit with a club. 'My grandmother was taken to hospital for a ch...
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...
Woman Accused of Murdering Abusive Husband is Executed by her Own Daughter
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Woman Accused of Murdering Abusive Husband is Executed by her Own Daughter

A woman killed her own mum as state punishment for "premeditated murder", despite her mum not carrying out the killing. Maryam Karimi was sentenced to death in Iran after her father killed her abusive and violent husband. Though her father was the one that killed her husband, Maryam Karimi was arrested and charged with premeditated murder. She was then sentenced to be executed by her own 29-year-old daughter. Her death in Rasht Central Prison, Iran, is the latest shocking example of the rise in executions enforced in the Islamic Republic. Activist and journalist for Iran International TV described the execution as another "victory for a man" as a woman was encouraged to end her mother's life while her grandfather escaped capital punishment. Maryam’s father is beli...
Army Denies Killing Woman During Protest in Southern Kaduna
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Army Denies Killing Woman During Protest in Southern Kaduna

The Nigerian army has denied killing a woman during a protest at Gon Gora, Zango Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Ibrahim Shittu, Media Officer of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) described the claim as "malicious and false". Shittu said the woman was hit by a stray bullet during another violent protest staged by a group of women in the community. He said; “To set the record straight, on March 5, following a reported case of the destruction of a farmland belonging to one Mr Ibrahim Amako by a group of herders numbering five, the Secretary to the District Head of Gon Gora, Mr Ayuba Bungon, intervened in the case where he facilitated the payment of the N300,000 compensation to appease the victim. “On March 6, at about 6:55 p.m. while on routine patrol, our troops were...
Man stabs his ex girlfriend to death after he discovered she was having s3x with 15 year old boy
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Man stabs his ex girlfriend to death after he discovered she was having s3x with 15 year old boy

A man, Paul Robson, aged 50, reportedly drove 150 miles from Glasgow to Nothumberland to murder his ex-lover when he discovered she was having sex with a 15 year old teenager. Paul Robson,  a trained cage fighter subjected teacher Caroline Kayll, 47, and the teenage boy to a horrific assault according to prosecutors but he denies the charges. According to prosecutors, Robson armed himself with two bottles of ammonia, then stabbed and slashed his former girlfriend and her teenage lover with a kitchen knife, scissors and a meat cleaver and then squirted them with the liquid. He also allegedly bit the lad and stamped on Caroline’s head and neck before cutting off chunks of her blonde hair, prosecutors say. After the crime, he allegedly fled with their phones so they were u...
Twitter Influencer Accuses her Boyfriend of Abusing her and Conniving with Police to Intimidate her; he Responds with his side of the story
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Twitter Influencer Accuses her Boyfriend of Abusing her and Conniving with Police to Intimidate her; he Responds with his side of the story

Two Twitter influences who were dating are accusing each other of domestic violence and Twitter users are already taking sides. It began with Twitter user, Bena, going on Twitter to claim her boyfriend, Biyi Nifemi Tudors, a marketing professional and Twitter influencer, beat her up. She later deleted the tweets. Shortly after deleting the tweets, she returned to Twitter to say the police made her delete the tweets. She alleged that Biyi, upon seeing her tweet, rushed to the police station to report first and accuse her of being the violent one. She insisted in a new thread that Biyi was the one who was violent towards her. She then accused the police of working with Biyi to intimidate her. Responding on Twitter, Biyi said Bena was the one who abused him. He went on to n...
UN Confirms Boko Haram’s Attack on Aid Facilities in Borno
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UN Confirms Boko Haram’s Attack on Aid Facilities in Borno

The United Nations has confirmed Boko Haram's attack on its aid facilities in northeastern Nigerian town of Dikwa in Borno State. In a statement released on Tuesday March 2 by UN’s humanitarian coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon, it was gathered that the insurgents directly targeted the facilities. Kallon said the premises of several aid agencies and a hospital were reportedly set ablaze or sustained damage. The statement read; “The attack started last night and, as information is still coming through, I am outraged to hear the premises of several aid agencies and a hospital were reportedly set ablaze or sustained damage. “This violent attack will affect the support provided to nearly 100,000 people who are desperately in need of humanitarian assistance and protection."...
Selection Of New Mai Tangale Turns Violent As Gombe Govt Imposes 24-Hour Curfew
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Selection Of New Mai Tangale Turns Violent As Gombe Govt Imposes 24-Hour Curfew

Gombe State Government has imposed a 24-hour indefinite curfew within Billiri Local Government Area with immediate effect from Friday, 19th February 2021. The development is following the current eruption of violence in Billiri Town, which has degenerated into a security threat to both lives and property. According to a press statement signed by the Secretary to Gombe State Government (SSG), Prof Ibrahim Njodi Abubakar, The government affirmed the need for peaceful co-existence among the citizenry and commitment to the protection of lives and properties. Consequently, the government has suspended all forms of gatherings in Billiri Local Government Area. The statement directed all security agencies to ensure strict compliance with the curfew directive while all citizens are expec...
Two Notorious Criminals Arrested on Their Way to Blow up Oil Pipelines in Edo
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Two Notorious Criminals Arrested on Their Way to Blow up Oil Pipelines in Edo

Men of the Anti-kidnapping and Cybercrime Unit of the Edo State Police Command have arrested two notorious criminals on its most wanted list. The suspects, Samson Ibiweh and Philip Chirer, were arrested along Ofunama Road in Ovia South-West local government area of Edo state while on their way to Ofunama forest to blow up the Petroleum Pipelines to enable them to siphon the products for sale. According to Standard Gazette crime correspondent, Festus Alenkhe, the suspects had Snatched an AK49 military rifle with ammunition from military personnel operating in Nigeria’s Niger Delta region. Alenkhe said that one of the suspects Samson Ibiweh belonged to a gang that earlier kidnapped a prominent Oil worker along Siluko Road in Benin city, EDO State. The operation which took place ...
‘Don’t Flout COVID19 Rules and Don’t Block Roads’- Lagos State Govt Warns Residents ahead of the #OccupyLekkiTollgate protest
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‘Don’t Flout COVID19 Rules and Don’t Block Roads’- Lagos State Govt Warns Residents ahead of the #OccupyLekkiTollgate protest

The Lagos state government has warned residents of the state planning to embark on the #OccupyLekkiTollgate protest scheduled to hold on Saturday, February 13, to desist from flouting COVID-19 regulations or block roads. Some Nigerians who are against the reopening of the Lekki Tollgate have concluded plans to protest the decision to reopen the toll that was shut after the October 2020 gunshot incident. In a statement released today February 11, the Lagos state Commissioner of Justice and state Attorney General, Moyosore Onigbanjo, said the state government will not tolerate any form of violent actions and urged the police to respect the right of citizens. The statement reads “Our attention is drawn to the planned protest scheduled for Saturday February 13, 2021 at the Lekki ...
Man Invites 15 Homeless People to Live in his front Yard
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Man Invites 15 Homeless People to Live in his front Yard

A homeowner, Darin Mann of Utah, US, has allowed people experiencing homelessness to set up camp and live on his front yard. He also allowed the 15 homeless people to use a bathroom in his house and volunteer at a community garden he runs at a nearby public park. Mann, a local activist opened up his impromptu tent area, in mid-January this year and named it "Village Camp" "The goal is to de-stigmatize how people view homelessness," Mann explains. "Every person deserves to be treated with dignity and helped when they need it." "We wanted to show that to solve this problem we have to address it as a community and not be afraid of it." Mann points out how his impromptu residents help pull their weight in the community, especially at the urban garden he maintains....
ENDSARS: “Resist All Violent & Riotous Elements Forthwith” –  IGP To AIGs, CPs
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ENDSARS: “Resist All Violent & Riotous Elements Forthwith” – IGP To AIGs, CPs

PRESS RELEASE RESIST ALL VIOLENT AND RIOTOUS ELEMENTS FORTHWITH: IGP ORDERS AIGs, CPs. • Directs the Use of lawful Force in line with the Constitution The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has ordered the deployment of all legitimate force to protect lives and property of citizens including police officers and personnel of other law enforcement agencies and their families, and to prevent attacks on private/public assets from any violent person(s) or group(s) operating under any guise. The IGP restates that Command Commissioners of Police and their supervisory Assistant Inspectors-General of Police should resist all riotous elements forthwith and checkmate any form of violent/riotous protests in line with Section 33 (1) & (2) of the Constitution of the F...
Kwara Imposes 24-hour Curfew In Ilorin As Warehouse Lootings Turn Violent
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Kwara Imposes 24-hour Curfew In Ilorin As Warehouse Lootings Turn Violent

Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has imposed a 24-hour curfew in Ilorin metropolis from midnight today October 23rd, 2020. The governor made the announcement after hoodlums besieged the premises of Kwara Ministry of Agriculture and looted relief materials being distributed to victims of a recent rainstorm in Ilorin metropolis. The hoodlums, including females and teenagers, carried various dangerous weapons and chanted solidarity songs while looting the items. According to the governor, the hoodlums’ actions cannot be defended under any guise, calling it a pure act of criminality by some persons hiding under the nationwide tension to commit crimes. He stated, “I have just had an emergency security meeting with commanders of various security agencies in the state....
EndSARS: “Stop Violent Crackdown On Protesters” – Joe Biden To Buhari & Military
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EndSARS: “Stop Violent Crackdown On Protesters” – Joe Biden To Buhari & Military

US Presidential candidate, Joe Biden has reacted to the shooting of #EndSARS Protesters by Security agents on Tuesday evening in Lekki area of Lagos. Biden, in a statement on Wednesday called on Nigeria's president, Muhammadu Buhari to stop using Military force on protesters. VIOLENCE IN NIGERIA – STATEMENT BY VICE PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN I urge President Buhari and the Nigerian military to cease the violent crackdown on protesters in Nigeria, which has already resulted in several deaths. My heart goes out to all those who have lost a loved one in the violence. The United States must stand with Nigerians who are peacefully demonstrating for police reform and seeking an end to corruption in their democracy. I encourage the government to engage in a good-faith dialogue with civi...
Policeman Killed In Delta As #EndSARS Protest Turns Violent In Ughelli
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Policeman Killed In Delta As #EndSARS Protest Turns Violent In Ughelli

Tension on Thursday enveloped the Otovwodo axis of Ughelli, headquarters of Ughelli North local government area of Delta State as a policeman was killed following the protest that rocked the town in the wake of the #ENDSARS Protest. The incident also led to the destruction of several cars as commuters along the East-West road axis of Otovwodo junction scampered for safety following the series of gunshots that ensued while the melee lasted. The protesters had begun their protest from the Otovwodo junction axis of Ughelli and marched through Isoko road to the market road while boycotting the Ughelli ‘A’ division police station to Ekuigbo and back to Otovwodo junction. Protesting in a convoy of tens of exotic cars in the company of some female protesters, one of the leaders of th...
One Dead and at Least 11 Injured in Minneapolis Shooting
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One Dead and at Least 11 Injured in Minneapolis Shooting

One man has died and another 11 have been injured during a shooting in the US city of Minneapolis. George Floyd's death at the hands of White Police officers has sparked a move to overhaul the Minneapolis Police Department, prompting backlash from the police and Republicans who question how citizens will be protected from violent crime without the police. Acording to Police "individuals on foot" started shooting about 12:30am local time and later fled the scene, and not less than 11 people suffered gunshot wounds during the incident that took place on the 2900 block of Hennepin Ave. South. The cause of the shootings and the perpetrators are still unknown as of 4:00am local time according to a police statement. The area where the incident occured is about 5 kilometres west of the M...
Davido Unfollows Chioma and Everyone Else on Instagram
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Davido Unfollows Chioma and Everyone Else on Instagram

Davido has unfollowed everyone on Instagram, including his fiancée, Chioma Rowland following allegations of domestic violence in their home. For weeks now, rumours have trailed Davido on Twitter and the rumour mongers have been ignored by Davido and Chioma. However, Chioma refused to ignore the rumours about domestic violence in her home so she came out to address it. Chioma said that Davido has never been violent towards her and she has never been violent to the father of her child . Hours after Chioma's statement, Davido unfollowed everyone on Instagram, including Chioma.
U.S condemns Brazen Killings in Nigeria and Urges FG to do More to Protect Civilians
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U.S condemns Brazen Killings in Nigeria and Urges FG to do More to Protect Civilians

The United States Government has condemned the killings of civilians in northern Nigeria. In a statement published on the Department of States website on Tuesday, June 16, the U.S. urged the Buhari-led administration to intensify efforts in protecting Nigerians as well as bringing those responsible for the killings to book. The statement signed by Secretary of State, Michael R. Pompeo, reads: “We condemn the recent senseless and brazen killings of civilians in northern Nigeria. "In recent weeks, suspected ISIS West Africa militants launched multiple attacks in Borno State, killing more than 120 civilians, including women, children, and the elderly.  On June 9, unidentified armed bandits attacked a village in Katsina State, killing dozens. "These horrific crimes follow t...
My vagi*a almost caught fire – Twitter user narrates how her Vibrator started melting while using it
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My vagi*a almost caught fire – Twitter user narrates how her Vibrator started melting while using it

A Nigerian lady has narrated how she almost died from a sex-related accident which occurred while using her vibrator. According to @webdesignher, this occurred after deciding to use her vibrator on the "highest and most violent setting" for the first time. She tweeted;   So my vagina almost caught fire today Home alone so i decided to use my vib on the highest and most violent setting for the first time. I never crank it high cos 1. Its super loud 2. It vibrates so hard that in the event that it doesnt rip my clit to shreds, im unable to hold on to it when things get slippery Today i was like fuck it, lets see the worst that can happen. If we die, we die noni. I was enjoying myself then i started feeling heat on my fingers but i was like "nah its the friction...
“Surrender Or Face Disgraceful And Violent End” – President Buhari Tells Bandits
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“Surrender Or Face Disgraceful And Violent End” – President Buhari Tells Bandits

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has warned bandits terrorising the North-West geopolitical zone of the country to surrender their weapons, or face “disgraceful and violent ends.” President Buhari has also assured people and government of Katsina State of renewed efforts, and review of operations, to improve the security of lives and property in the state, and other parts of the country. The President gave the warning and assurance when he met with the governor of Katsina State Aminu Bello Masari, at the State House Abuja. A statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu on Saturday night stated that President Buhari at the meeting said bandits, who have committed crimes against innocent citizens in the state, and across ...
Pope Francis Reacts to the Death of George Floyd
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Pope Francis Reacts to the Death of George Floyd

Pope Francis has reacted to the death of George Floyd. "We cannot tolerate or turn a blind eye to racism," the pontiff said on Wednesday, June 3, in reaction to the killing of George Floyd by US police that has sparked nationwide protests. The leader of the Roman Catholic Church however, condemned the violence that followed George Floyd's death as "self-destructive and self-defeating." He said: "Nothing is gained by violence and so much is lost." Pope Francis said he was praying for Floyd and "all those others who have lost their lives as a result of the sin of racism." Since Floyd's death, protests have been held in cities across the country and some of them turned violent.
Those Arrested by Police with AK-47 Riffles are not our Members – IPOP Says
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Those Arrested by Police with AK-47 Riffles are not our Members – IPOP Says

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has denied reports by the Nigeria Police that their members were arrested with AK-47 rifles in Delta State. Reacting to the arrest, IPOB Publicity Secretary, Mr Emma Powerful, in a statement, said those arrested were not members of the organization. He said: "It has come to the notice of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, though not by surprise, claims by the Nigeria Police that some persons allegedly arrested with AK-47 riffles in Delta State are IPOB members. "We do not need to dissipate energy trying to prove our innocence because we already know the antecedents of the Nigeria Security agencies and their bitterness towards us, however, we wish to put the record straight for the sake of the gullible, and perhaps innocent Biafrans t...

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