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Heal the wound of 1967 civil war on Igbos, Oluwo of Iwo tasks FG
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Heal the wound of 1967 civil war on Igbos, Oluwo of Iwo tasks FG

The Oluwo of Iwoland in Osun, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi, has tasked the federal government of Nigeria under President Muhammed Buhari, to heal the wound of the damages inflicted on various ethnic groups most especially the Igbos by the 1967 civil war. Oba Akanbi expressed the need to call a unification conference to assess the destruction of the civil war to Igbos and provide palliative capable of promoting long term affinity among diverse ethnic groups in the nation. Oluwo commended the resiliency and magnanimity of the Igbos towards Nigeria, describing the injury as enormous. He stated the Igbos are major stakeholders in Nigeria's technological advancement, innovation and invention, calling on federal government to call a stakeholders meeting to assess and render profici...
Nigerian disc jockey, Commissioner DJ Wysei says she was confirmed dead for hours after falling from two-storey building
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Nigerian disc jockey, Commissioner DJ Wysei says she was confirmed dead for hours after falling from two-storey building

Imo state-born disc jockey, Iwuagwu Ebere Pat popularly known as Commissioner DJ Wysei, has marked the anniversary since she survived a fall from a two-storey building. Taking to Facebook on Wednesday, September 22, the talented entertainer revealed that she was confirmed dead for hours after the fall. "When destiny can't be denied, 22nd September, few years ago, I fell from 2 storey building cos the balcony collapsed, I was confirmed dead for hours. BUT GOD KEPT ME. A date I can never forget.  From every wound there is a scar, and every scar tells a story...A story that says I SURVIVED. Today I am COMMISSIONER DJ WYSEI. Grateful heart." she wrote.
Kidnapped Jos lawyer regains freedom
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Kidnapped Jos lawyer regains freedom

A lawyer who was kidnapped by gunmen in Jos on Monday evening, July 5, has regained freedom. Gyang Zi was driving home after closing from work when the gunmen attacked him within the Little Rayfield Government House in Jos and kidnapped him, leaving his car behind. His car was later found on Tuesday morning, July 6, with the windows wound down on an untarred road beside the fence of the Government House. The bread he had bought was visible in the car seat. A resident who saw the car filmed it and expressed concern that the owner of the car might have been kidnapped since the car had been there since the previous night and a beeping sound was coming from the car. The senior lawyer eventually regained freedom on Tuesday evening allegedly after N10 million ransom was paid.
Suspected Herdsmen allegedly Kidnap 19 Passengers in Imo and Ogun
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Suspected Herdsmen allegedly Kidnap 19 Passengers in Imo and Ogun

Suspected herdsmen have allegedly abducted 15 passengers in a bus in Imo State, while four other passengers were kidnapped by gunmen also suspected to be Fulani herdsmen in Ogun state. The Sun reports that the incident in Imo happened on Arondizuogu-Okigwe Express Road at about 8am on Thursday, June 10. Eyewitnesses claim the suspected Fulani herdsmen believed to be harbouring around Eke-Onuimo, in Onuimo Local Government Area of the State, jumped out from the bush and attacked the bus fully loaded with passengers and whisked them into the bush in the area. The herdsmen also allegedly stopped another commercial vehicle and abducted three passengers from it and left the others to go. The state police command is yet to confirm or deny the report. In a related development, fou...
34-year-old Nigerian man kills estranged wife, mother-in-law, then commits suicide in U.S
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34-year-old Nigerian man kills estranged wife, mother-in-law, then commits suicide in U.S

A 34-year-old Nigerian man recently separated from his wife attacked her parents' home in Douglasville, Georgia, killing her and his mother-in-law before taking his own life. Udoamaka Nwamu, of East Point, Fulton County, took a handgun to his in-laws’ home in Douglasville on Sunday, June 6, where his estranged wife, Kaliyah Nwamu, was staying, and fired shots into the front and back of the house on Long Lake Drive. Douglas County Sheriff Tim Pounds said in a news release on Tuesday, June 8, that the gunshots resulted in multiple 911 calls and deputies were dispatched to the house. Before they arrived, Nwamu forced his way inside the home. Deputies were met with gunfire from the house and were forced to take cover, while an emergency response team and hostage negotiator were sent...
Bandits Kill NSCDC Commander in Abuja
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Bandits Kill NSCDC Commander in Abuja

A commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has been killed by bandits on Kuje-Gwagwalada Road. According to reports, the official simply identified as Commandant Dangana, died following the gunshot wound he sustained during a gun battle with bandits along the road on Sunday, June 6. He was rushed to the hospital afterwards but died on Monday, June 7. NSCDC spokesperson, Olusola Odumosu, disclosed this during a special parade and simulation exercise and unveiling of the newly established female squad of the Corps at its Parade Ground at the NSCDC headquarters in Abuja on Monday. A minute silence was held to pray for the repose of the soul of the deceased.
“I Feel Lucky” Hiker Survives Gruesome Injuries after Bear Bites Head and Totally Crushes his jaw
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“I Feel Lucky” Hiker Survives Gruesome Injuries after Bear Bites Head and Totally Crushes his jaw

A man is fortunate to be alive after being bitten in the face by a bear. Allen Minish, 61, was out hiking in Alaska when the bear attacked him. He was left with a crushed jaw and a scalp wound so deep a doctor said he could see bone after being set upon by a brown bear while out hiking in Alaska. Allen said the attack only lasted 10 seconds before the bear decided to walk off. Yet, the damage done was enough to kill. Allen told KTUU: "All of a sudden, I looked up, and about 30 feet away, there was this nice-sized brown bear. "And it looked at me, and it came at me. And I thought: 'Great.'" As Allen tried to escape, he fell to the ground and the bear lunged at him. The hiker decided to grab the lower part of the bear's jaw so it couldn't bite him. He added: "So I go...
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...
Unidentified Driver reportedly Found Shot Dead in Vehicle in Owerri
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Unidentified Driver reportedly Found Shot Dead in Vehicle in Owerri

A yet to be identified driver was reportedly found dead with gunshot wounds inside a vehicle in Owerri, the Imo State capital. It was gathered that the 14-seater bus was found along Bank Road on Tuesday morning, April 27. Details on the incident are still sketchy, however, eyewitnesses claimed that a pig was spotted inside the vehicle.
One Person Killed as Police Foil Armed Robbery Attack in Nasarawa
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One Person Killed as Police Foil Armed Robbery Attack in Nasarawa

An armed robbery suspect has been killed after men of the Nasarawa state police command foiled a robbery attack along Gidan Gambo road in the state on Sunday, January 3. A statement released by the spokesperson of the command, Ramhan Nansel, states that at about 10.50pm on Sunday, the Police Command received a distress call that hoodlums suspected to be armed robbers had blocked the road at Gidan Gambo along lafia-shandam road with the intent to rob unsuspecting commuters. ''Upon the receipt of the information, the Commissioner of Police mobilized Police personnel attached to Assakio Police Station and a team of Safer Highway personnel to the area where a gun duel ensued. Consequently, the hoodlums were dislodge and one yet to be identified suspected armed robber was fatally woun...
Lisa Marie Presley’s Son Benjamin Keough is Dead
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Lisa Marie Presley’s Son Benjamin Keough is Dead

Lisa Marie Presley's son and Elvis Presley's grandson, Benjamin Keough has died from apparent Suicide. According to TMZ, the 27-year-old died on Sunday, July 12, in Calabasas from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Benjamin, the son of Lisa and Danny Keough, was also a musician and in 2009, struck a record deal worth $5 million. He also acted in a few movies including a short film called Rod and Barry. His sister is actress Riley Keough, who's been in a number of horror films including 2019's "The Lodge." He kept quite a low profile but is well-known for his uncanny resemblance to his famous grandfather, Elvis Presley. Lisa previously addressed the similarity, saying: "Ben does look so much like Elvis. He was at the Opry and was the quiet storm behind the stage." She added, "...
Boko Haram: Many killed as troops destroy terrorists’ hideout in Borno
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Boko Haram: Many killed as troops destroy terrorists’ hideout in Borno

The Defence Headquarters has said that troops of 192 Battalion, Gwoza, Borno State, conducted a well-coordinated commando raid on Boko Haram terrorists’ hideout at Kwatara on the Mandara Mountains. Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, made the disclosure in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja. Enenche said the successful operation led to the neutralization of several Boko Haram members while many others terrorists fled with gunshot wounds. The statement read: “On 8 June 2020, troops of 192 Battalion, Gwoza, Borno State conducted a daring and well-coordinated commando raid on a Boko Haram criminals’ hideout at Kwatara on the Mandara Mountains. “The successful operation led to the neutralization of several terrorists, while many others fled with gunshot ...
Plateau police apprehend three suspects involved in lecturer’s death
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Plateau police apprehend three suspects involved in lecturer’s death

Plateau State Police Command has apprehended three suspects believed to have killed a senior lecturer with the University of Jos and kidnapped his six-year-old daughter. The command has equally arrested three kidnappers, who shot Rev Canon Bayo James Femourune and two members of his family. Addressing journalists in Jos, yesterday, the State Commissioner of Police, Edward Chuka Egbuka said operatives of DSS in Plateau State were able to track down two other members of the notorious gang of kidnappers, who kidnapped the university don and had earlier escaped gun battle with the Police with bullet wounds. He added that on interrogation by the DSS operatives, the suspects confessed to being part of the gang that murdered the lecturer and kidnapped his daughter. They took the operatives ...
Police Nab Notorious Kidnapper, Shot Another
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Police Nab Notorious Kidnapper, Shot Another

The Lagos State Police Command has nabbed a notorious kidnapper, Austine Ebimiyenwei, 27, and one of his gang members, Festus Abama, who died during exchange of fire while two escaped with bullet wounds at Agbowa Ikorodu area of the state. The anti-kidnapping squad of the command, acting on the directive of the state Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, on November 23 this year smashed a kidnappers’ syndicate at Agbowa, Ikorodu. According to the state Spokesman, CSP Chike Oti, this led to the arrest of Ebimiyenwei, a native of Arogbo Azapa community of Ese-Odo Local Government Area of Ondo state, and the recovery of corpse of one Abama. “The command had earlier on November 13 and 16 this year received two separate reports from one Suleiman Eniola Ajumobi and one Veronica Ewuru...

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