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Some Yoruba Politicians Conspired To Get Me Assassinated – Sunday Igboho
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Some Yoruba Politicians Conspired To Get Me Assassinated – Sunday Igboho

A Yoruba activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho, says he remains unflinching in his fight against killer Fulani herdsmen terrorising the South-West region. He also affirmed that he would not allow any Yoruba politicians to sway him with money or material wealth, adding that he was committed to the cause. Igboho said this in a live broadcast on a programme, CityTalks with Reuben Abati, monitored by SaharaReporters on Saturday. Igboho was accosted by security personnel on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Friday, in a attempt to arrest him. In a viral video of the attempted arrest by the security agents, Igboho and his lieutenants who were on their way to Lagos for a meeting with the leader of the Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, Ayo Adebanjo, ...
Iran’s Top Nuclear Scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh Assassinated Near Tehran
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Iran’s Top Nuclear Scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh Assassinated Near Tehran

Iran's most senior nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh has been assassinated near the capital Tehran, the country's defence ministry has confirmed. Fakhrizadeh died in hospital after an attack in Absard, in Damavand county. Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, has condemned the killing "as an act of state terror". Western intelligence agencies view Fakhrizadeh as being behind Iran's secret nuclear weapons programme. He was reportedly described as the "father of the Iranian bomb" by diplomats. News of the killing comes amid fresh concern about the increased amount of enriched uranium that Iran is producing. Enriched uranium is a vital component for both civil nuclear power generation and military nuclear weapons. Iran insists its nuclear programme is exclusiv...
Man killed, Daughter Raped by Gunmen in Delta
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Man killed, Daughter Raped by Gunmen in Delta

A tragic incident occurred at  Abuelo Quarters of Issele-Azagba community in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State, as a middle-aged man identified as Daniel Benwari was shot dead by gunmen who also raped his daughter.   The gunmen who raped the deceased's daughter Ebie, also abducted his wife Helen Benwari during the attack launched around 7pm. Mother of the victim, Mrs. Ajeke Attah who confirmed the incident said his killers also took the phones and shoes of her son. The elderly woman who resides with her son's family said; “They knocked on the door, we begged them but they refused. We had locked the protector. My son went in to get the keys to the doors. As soon as he opened the door, the people followed his wife into the house and shot my son as...
Asorock Assistant Director Assassinated in her Apartment by Unidentified Persons
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Asorock Assistant Director Assassinated in her Apartment by Unidentified Persons

Ms. Laetitia Naankang Dagan, an Assistant Director at the State House, Abuja, was assassinated on Monday night by unidentified persons in her apartment. The Permanent Secretary, State House, Abuja, Jalal Arabi, disclosed this on Tuesday, February 18. He said 47-year Dagan from Plateau State, worked in her office on Monday till 8pm, but by 11pm, she was gruesomely murdered in her apartment by unidentified persons. He described the killing of Dagan, Assistant Director of Administration in the State House, as “a painful loss, not only to her immediate family, but also the entire State House.” Arabia said to the deceased's family members while paying them a condolence visit: “She was a dedicated, hard-working officer, and we all feel pained by her dastardly and untimely death....
Fatai Yusuf (Oko Oloyun) Shot Dead By Unknown Gunmen
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Fatai Yusuf (Oko Oloyun) Shot Dead By Unknown Gunmen

A popular Lagos-based trado-medical expert, Mr Fatai Yusuf, otherwise known as Oko Oloyun, has been assassinated by some unknown gunmen. The herbal guru, who has his office along the LASU/Iba Road around Igando area of Lagos State, was reportedly shot dead by some hoodlums at Igboora.It was further gathered that the popular herbal medicine practitioner, was reportedly shot dead along Abeokuta-Iseyin road in Oyo State. The reason for the assassination is yet to be known just as details surrounding his death are also still sketchy. However, Oko Oloyun, who before his gruesome murder was the President of Physiotherapists Association of Nigeria, gave up the ghost around 5pm on Thursday. Confirming the sad incident, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Mr Gbenga Fadeyi, to...
Unravel Identities of Killers after us – APC Tells Security Agencies
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Unravel Identities of Killers after us – APC Tells Security Agencies

The Oyo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday urged the security agencies in the state to without wasting more time, unravel the identities of killer-gang members, whom the party alleged are hell-bent on silencing opposition elements in the state. The party made this appeal via a statement signed by its Publicity Secretary, Dr. Abdulazeez Olatunde, a copy of which was made available to DAILY POST in Ibadan, the state capital. Olatunde was reacting to the murder of APC chieftain, Alhaji Babatunde Oreitan who was killed by some gunmen suspected to be assassins Wednesday afternoon. DAILY POST reports that Oreitan, who is one of the leaders of the party in Ona Ara local government, was said to have been killed by the gunmen Wednesday afternoon. Sources sa...
Bride Assassinated at her own Wedding and Her Husband-to-be is Abducted by Rival Gang
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Bride Assassinated at her own Wedding and Her Husband-to-be is Abducted by Rival Gang

Bride whose brother is a notorious cartel leader was assassinated at her own wedding and her husband-to-be, who is another high ranking gangster was abducted when a rival gang attacked them in church. Karem Lizbeth Yépez Ortiz was reportedly standing on the altar with her soon-to-be-husband, known as 'El Calamardo,' at the Our Lady of San Juan church when the gunmen opened fire on her as the mass was about to conclude on Saturday afternoon.   Karem Lizbeth Yépez Ortiz, who was the sister of José Antonio 'El Marro' Yépez Ortiz, the leader of the Santa Rosa de Lima Cartel and was in charge of the organization's finances was killed. Other invitees who came in contact with the assailants were shot at, too. An 18-year-old bystander riding a motorcycle was shot dead on a roa...
Russian Military Pays Respects To Soleiman Assassinated By The US
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Russian Military Pays Respects To Soleiman Assassinated By The US

The commander of the Russian Group of Forces in Syria led a delegation to Iran's Syria embassy mourning ceremony A military delegation from a group of Russian troops in Syria visited the Iranian embassy to pay tribute and express condolences to the Iranians in connection with the death of General Soleimani, commander of the Kods IRGC Iran, as a result of the American strike. Wreaths were laid from the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation and directly from our group of forces in Syria. In the photo from the Iranian embassy as part of the delegation, the commander of the group of forces (forces) of the Armed forces of the Russian Federation in the Syrian Arab Republic, General Alexander Chayko.
‘Nigerian Musicians Like P’square, DJ Spinal, Others May Be Assassinated’ – Prophet Reindolph Oduro Gyebi
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‘Nigerian Musicians Like P’square, DJ Spinal, Others May Be Assassinated’ – Prophet Reindolph Oduro Gyebi

The leader of God’s Crown Chapel, Ghana, Prophet Reindolph Oduro Gyebi has asked Psquare, DJ Spinal, DJ Blaze and DJ Perez to pray against assassination. The prophet made this known in a viral video with claims that the revelation was given to him by God. According to him, “And I asked God what is this? And God said there is an attack coming after the music industry in Nigeria. “And I saw some popular people that were being assassinated in the music industry of the Nigerians. “With all due respect as the voice of God and the mouth-piece of the lord, this message needs to be carried to them and they have to be fortified in their prayer. “In the music industry of Nigeria, there’s a wind that is blowing demonically entering into the music industry. “Some of them are the bread-...
Former Anambra state House of Assembly member, Frank Anthony Igboka, assassinated
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Former Anambra state House of Assembly member, Frank Anthony Igboka, assassinated

A former member of the Anambra state House of Assembly, Frank-Anthony Igboka, was assassinated last night Tuesday April 16th at the Oye Nimo village market square in the Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State. According to the state police command, the gunmen who were said to have trailed Igboka in a Hillux truck, accosted the former lawmaker while he was driving himself through the community’s market square, riddling his head and chest with bullets before driving off. A press release by the spokesperson of the command, SP Haruna Mohammed stated that, “At about 8:18 pm of 16/4/2019 there was a sporadic gunshots around nimo market in Jjikoka LGA of Anambra State. Police patrol team attached to nimo division rushed to the scene and discovered one Chief Frank Anthony Igboka o...
Son of PDP Chieftain in Benue state Assassinated
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Son of PDP Chieftain in Benue state Assassinated

Unknown gunmen believed to be assassins have murdered the son of a PDP chieftain in Benue state, Prince Yandev Amaabai, Orkuma Amaabai. According to reports, Orkuma was assassinated by some alleged political thugs last night at his residence in the state shortly after returning from a sit out with friends. Prince Yandev Amaabai was the Director in charge of Security of the State PDP campaign council and was very instrumental to the success of the party in the just concluded general elections. Confirming the incident, the state police command spokesperson, DSP Catherine Anene,  said investigation into the matter is ongoing and appealed to anyone with useful information that will aid the police in its investigation, to come forward.
Nigerian Army Nearly Assassinated Me Recently – Wike
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Nigerian Army Nearly Assassinated Me Recently – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has revealed that he survived an assassination attempt on his life on Thursday night after soldiers sent by the General Officer Commanding 6 Division of the Nigerian Army, Major General Jamil Sarham confronted his security details. Wike, in a statement made available to PoliticsNGR, signed by his spokesman, Simeon Nwakaudu, also alleged that the military was supplying fake uniforms to militants hired by the APC for the purpose of disrupting the elections and unleashing mayhem. Speaking after a meeting with officials of the British High Commission at the Government House, Port Harcourt on Friday, Governor Wike said the General Officer Commanding 6 Division of the Nigerian Army has been taking very unprofessional measures to silence PDP mem...
20-year-old Student Arrested For Killing Her Ex-boyfriend
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20-year-old Student Arrested For Killing Her Ex-boyfriend

A 20-year-old student of Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, has been arrested by the police for allegedly killing her ex-boyfriend. Chitere Okoronkwo was arrested on Monday by men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Imo State Police Command, six months after the death of her ex-boyfriend, Osigwe Johnmark. 24-year-old final year Biotechnology student of FUTO, Osigwe Johnmark, was shot dead while returning from a test. Chitere Okoronkwo has since her arrest confessed to the August 8, 2018 assassination. While confirming the news, the state Commissioner of Police, Dasuki Galadanchi, said: When their relationship got sour and ended, the girl demanded compensation. The deceased, due to persistent threats to life before being assassinated, had paid N1.8...
Alex Badeh’s Friend Released By killers
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Alex Badeh’s Friend Released By killers

The immediate past Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh’s friend released by the killers just days after he was abducted while Badeh was assassinated. It was learnt that Alex Badeh’s friend was released after his family paid a ransom running into millions of naira, The Punch reports. “The former CDS suffered gunshot injury which resulted to his death, while his driver was injured and Badeh’s friend abducted.” It was learnt that authorities are working on the theory that Badeh’s murder may have been an abduction gone wrong as the friend was released after a ransom was paid. Alex Badeh's assassination scene It was further learnt that there had been two of such incidents along the  Keffi-Abuja Expressway before Badeh’s murder in the last one month. ...
Former Nigeria’s defence chief Alex Badeh assassinated
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Former Nigeria’s defence chief Alex Badeh assassinated

Former Nigeria’s defence chief Alex Badeh was assassinated yesterday. He was shot dead by assailants along Abuja-Keffi Road. The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) confirmed the death of former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Sabundu Badeh. In a statement signed late Tuesday in Abuja by Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola said Badeh died from gunshot wounds he sustained when his vehicle was attacked. The statement reads: ” ‪It is with a heavy heart that I regretfully announce the unfortunate demise of former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Sabundu Badeh, who died today, 18 Dec 18, from gunshot wounds sustained when his vehicle was attacked while returning from his farm along Abuja-Keffi Road.‬ “On behalf officers, a...
Who Is Martin Luther King Jr. To Us, 50 Years Later?
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Who Is Martin Luther King Jr. To Us, 50 Years Later?

Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, 50 years ago on April 4, 1968, setting off a period of mourning, reflection and anger that gripped America. He was in Memphis to rally support for striking sanitation workers, who were protesting unsafe working conditions, and while on the balcony of his room at the Lorraine Motel (now the site of the National Civil Rights Museum), he was shot once and fatally by James Earl Ray, from the bathroom of a nearby boarding house. By the age of 39, King had become a primary leader of the civil rights movement and had been active since the 1950s as a minister and founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. He was an instrumental figure in protests (in Montgomery, Washington, Selma and elsewhere) and in the passage of la...
Graphic Pictures: Jacobson Nbina Barineka’s Uncle & His Gateman Assassinated
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Graphic Pictures: Jacobson Nbina Barineka’s Uncle & His Gateman Assassinated

'Received from Dr. Jacobson Nbina PDP candidate for Federal House of Representatives for Eleme/Oyigbo/Tai Federal Constituency. "My brother, just to inform you of a terrible incident that happened to me. I received a call from my home town Sime Tai through my younger brother that about 8.00pm on Saturday 27th May 2017,some unknown gunmen believed to be assassins came with motorcycles to my house in attempt to gain entrance , they shot sporadically killed my uncle Mr. John Barine and security gate man Mr.Goodluck Didi, these innocent persons were sitting at my house entrance gate. In tears my assassinated brothers have been deposited in the morgue upon my instruction through the assistance of the Police as I am in Abuja handling my tribunal matter'  
Graphic Photo Murdered Christopher Hobobo, Ex PDP Chairman In Bayelsa
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Graphic Photo Murdered Christopher Hobobo, Ex PDP Chairman In Bayelsa

The Peoples Democratic Party, Bayelsa State chapter has lost one of its members, Mr. Christopher Hobobo, who was assassinated this morning in his residence on PDP Road, Yenagoa, the state capital. According to reports, Hobobo, was allegedly killed by unknown assassins in the early hours of Wednesday after his gate was forced open by the assailants before gaining access to his sitting room, where they allegedly stabbed him several times in the chest... It was learnt that his killers refrained from using the gun to kill the former acting Chairman of the PDP in order not to attract the attention of his neighbours. It was also learnt that after the incident, family relations and friends, who thronged to the house as early as 7 am invited police. A team of policemen led by the Divisional ...
Christopher Hobobo Assassinated; Stabbed To Death In Bayelsa
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Christopher Hobobo Assassinated; Stabbed To Death In Bayelsa

A former Acting State Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, Bayelsa State, Mr. Christopher Hobobo, has been assassinated. He was reportedly assassinated in his residence on PDP Road, Yenagoa, the state capital. Hobobo, who hailed from Agbere town in Sagbama Local Government Area of the state was allegedly stabbed to death by unknown assassins in the early hours of Wednesday. The assassination of Hobobo is coming within one month after a similar assassination of a Yenagoa-based broadcast journalist, Mr. Famous Giobaro. Hobobo’s gate was forced open by the assailants before gaining access to his sitting room, where they allegedly stabbed him several times in the chest. It was learnt that his killers refrained from using the gun to kill the former acting Chairman of the PDP in ...
Navy Admiral, Daniel Ikoli Was Assassinated, He Didn’t Commit Suicide – Officers
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Navy Admiral, Daniel Ikoli Was Assassinated, He Didn’t Commit Suicide – Officers

The late rear admiral, Daniel Ikoli, the Fleet Commander, Western Naval Command, Lagos, who was found dead at his Apapa residence on April 5, did not kill himself, contrary to some reports. According to authoritative sources at the command, Mr. Ikoli may have been assassinated as he had no cause to kill himself. “Ikoli has been penciled down by the President as the next Chief of Naval Staff; he recently earned a special promotion to his present rank from Commodore. “He was on the panel probing arms deal which also affects the Armed Forces, including the Navy. “Ikoli was a disciplined, gentle, straightforward and honest man, who had no regard for protocol. It is nothing but a murder case,’’ a source told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos. The source also sai...
Burial Photos Of Nornu Nwibere Who Was Assassinated In Bori
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Burial Photos Of Nornu Nwibere Who Was Assassinated In Bori

The CTC Chairman of Khana LGA, Hon. Baridah Nsaanee and the PDP family of Khana Local Government Area of Rivers State, yesterday bid farewell to the PDP  ward 18, Chairman, Master Nornu Nwibere, who was shot dead by assassins on Saturday the 11th  of March 2017 in Bori. It was a sorber reflection as party faithfuls  gave a glowing tribute to deceased. May his Soul rest in peace. Amen.
Ugandan Police Spokesman Assassinated With His Bodyguard In His Jeep
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Ugandan Police Spokesman Assassinated With His Bodyguard In His Jeep

Here are trending graphic photos of Ugandan Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP) Andrew Felix Kaweesi, who was shot dead by unknown gunmen this morning. The spokesman for Uganda's police force was killed alongside his bodyguard and driver as the official left his home in the capital Kampala. He was waylaid this morning by yet unknown gunmen. All the occupants of the vehicle were killed. His wife and daughter can be seen in the pictures as they were taken out of their residence. .
Suleiman Afegbua Assassinated On Benin-Auchi Road
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Suleiman Afegbua Assassinated On Benin-Auchi Road

Diz is the most heart breaking news have heard since d beginning of diz year, how could people be so wicked to take a life of a man dat belongs to every body...tears just can't stop dropping from my eyez since the news came to me that Hon. Suleiman A Afegbua was assassinated along Benin/Auchi road diz morning, may doz who carried out diz act be punished in diz world and d ne[/i]xt.. As shared by Omokhudu Odion ... [i]Assassination! Assassination!! Assassination!!! Who could have killed Hon Suleman Afegbua; the immediate past chairman of Etsako East local govt Agenebode As shared by Continental Awen ... [url]The news of the death of this great man Alhaji Suleiman Afegbua came to me now as a rude shock. He was said to have been shot dead today by unknown gunmen along the p...
Pastor Godwin Emmanuel Assassinated In Benin, Edo
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Pastor Godwin Emmanuel Assassinated In Benin, Edo

Unknown gunmen assassinated the founder and head pastor of Love Fire Ministry, a Pentecostal church located at 3, Ugiagbe street, off Country Home Motel Road, in Benin, Edo State. Pastor Godwin Emmanuel popularly known as Prophet Speed, was shot dead on Sunday night along Oko Central road, off Airport road, Benin, Edo state. Head of media of the church, Festus Edema, who confirmed the tragic incident to journalists, said the pastor was on his way to distribute food items to members of the church who are in need and to drop one of his members at Oko Central road, when he was shot dead by yet to be identified gunmen, who pretended to be pushing their car that broke down. "The man of God stopped for them to pass so that he can have his way. He never knew that they were the people cam...
APC Lawyer Murdered In Rivers State
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APC Lawyer Murdered In Rivers State

Ken Atswuete, a Port Harcourt-based human rights Lawyer is said to have been assassinated. The Police in Rivers state is yet to independently confirm the report but a senior officer at the state Police Command said the command is aware that a Lawyer was attacked. Ken Atswuete is one of the Legal representatives of the APC and in matters involving their members. Until his assassination, Atswuete was handling the murder trial of an APC stalwart and former Chairman of Asari-Toru Local Government area, Ojukaye Flag-Amachree.