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Three Men Arrested For Beating 23-year-old To Death Over Phone Theft In Ogun
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Three Men Arrested For Beating 23-year-old To Death Over Phone Theft In Ogun

Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested three men who beat a 23-year- old man to death over an alleged phone theft. According to the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the three men identified as Ugo Obi, Chinonso Jude and Chibuke Samson, all of MTN street Iju Ota, were arrested following a report by one Ajibade Gbenga who reported at Onipanu divisional headquarters that his son Samuel Ajibade was alleged to have stolen two handsets by the suspects, consequent upon which the three suspects jointly beat him to state of comma. Oyeymi said Ajibade informed the police that the deceased was rushed to general hospital ota for medical attention but was confirmed dead on arrival, by the doctor on duty. Upon the report, the DPO Onipanu div...
‘Babylon 5’ and ‘Lost’ Actress, Mira Furlan is Dead (Age 65)
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‘Babylon 5’ and ‘Lost’ Actress, Mira Furlan is Dead (Age 65)

Croatian actress and singer, Mira Furlan, who starred as Delenn in Babylon 5 and appeared in the TV series Lost, has died at the age of 65 The news of her death was announced on Furlan's official Twitter account and confirmed by Babylon 5 creator J. Michael Straczynski, who paid tribute to the actress. 'I look at the stars. It's a clear night and the Milky Way seems so near. That's where I'll be going soon.... I am not afraid.' Her quote concluded: 'Let me close my eyes and sense the beauty around me. And take that breath under the dark sky full of stars. Breathe in. Breathe out. That's all.' The tweet also shared the date of her birth and the date of her death. No cause of death was given "It is a night of great sadness, for our friend and comrade had gone down the road...
Man Killed his Girlfriend for Texting Another man in Delta State
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Man Killed his Girlfriend for Texting Another man in Delta State

One Mr. Happyman has been arrested over the murder of his girlfriend, Orie Evusi who was declared missing four days ago. A police investigation was launched after the deceased who left her home on Sunday January 17, 2021 never returned. OgharaVoice reported that Orie's boyfriend who is a commercial motorcyclist (Okada man) was the prime suspect and was allegedly caught attempting to take his own life by drinking a poisonous substance. His neighbours who saw him, rushed him to the hospital after raising an alarm. Upon being interrogated after regaining consciousness, Happyman said he killed his girlfriend because she was texting another man on her phone. The Okada man also took police officers to Unoghovo bush where he deposited her corpse.
Former Inspector-General of Police, Gambo Jimeta is Dead
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Former Inspector-General of Police, Gambo Jimeta is Dead

Gambo Jimeta, a former inspector-general of police (IGP) is dead. Jimeta who served as IGP between 1986 and 1990, also served as national security adviser (NSA) to former head of state Ibrahim Babangida and was also the representative of Adamawa state to the national conference held in 2014. Presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu who confirmed the death of the former IGP described him as "a great son of Nigeria who lived for the nation and served with all his strength.” He wrote;   President Muhammadu Buhari expresses sadness over the death of Muhammadu Gambo Jimeta, a one-time Inspector General of Police whose transition was announced Thursday evening. Conveying the condolences of his family and that of the government and people of Nigeria, the President describes...
Saraki Reacts To Death Of 2018 IBM Competition Winner, David Ntekim-Rex
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Saraki Reacts To Death Of 2018 IBM Competition Winner, David Ntekim-Rex

Former Senate President Bukola Saraki has called for the arrest of the killers of David Rex who was shot dead at Jibowu area of Lagos on January 15. According to a tale of the incident narrated on Twitter by Roy Mustang who identified himself as David’s cousin, the 22-year-old was attacked around 8pm while returning home. Mr Saraki, however, said on Monday that it was heartbreaking that such incidents still occur despite laws passed during the eighth Senate he headed to prevent such tragedies. “Learning that David Ntekim-Rex died despite existing laws that we passed during the 8th Senate to mitigate against such occurrences is truly heartbreaking. My heartfelt prayers are with his loved ones at this truly difficult time,” he tweeted. “I hope that all those that are found to hav...
Mother And Her Two Children Burnt To Death In Bauchi House Fire
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Mother And Her Two Children Burnt To Death In Bauchi House Fire

A mother and her two children were burnt to death in a fire outbreak that occurred in Riban Garmu village, Dewu Ward in Kirfi Local Government Area of Bauchi State Four other persons sustained injuries in the inferno that completely razed the four-bedroom house apartment and are currently receiving treatment at Kirfi General Hospital. It was gathered that the fire was caused by a spark from the electricity connection in the apartment while the family was asleep. According to an eyewitness, the mother and her children were screaming and crying for help but all efforts to force the door of the apartment open in order to rescue them failed. The member representing Kirfi Constituency at the State House of Assembly, Hon. Abdulkadir Umar Dewu, paid a sympathy visit to the family of...
Veteran broadcaster Bisi Olatilo debunks rumors of his death
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Veteran broadcaster Bisi Olatilo debunks rumors of his death

Veteran broadcaster Bisi Olatilo has appeared in a video to debunk rumour that he died of COVID-19 complications. It comes amid social media reports that the 67-year-old had succumbed to the coronavirus. Speaking in a video recorded in a hospital, Mr Olatilo confirmed he was receiving treatment for COVID and that doctors were working to ensure he comes out well. The polyglot also thanked Pastor Wole Oladiyun and all who have been praying for him. Finally, he thanked his 63-year-old wife Sade Olatilo with whom he plans to celebrate 40 years of marriage in 2021. “What can I do without my wife?” he asked. Rumour that Olatilo had died began spreading alongside reports that another socialite Bolu Akin-Olugbade had died of the COVID. Mr Akin-Olugbade’s death has however ...
Court Sentence Nigerian Soldier To Death By Firing Squad For Killing His Colleague
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Court Sentence Nigerian Soldier To Death By Firing Squad For Killing His Colleague

The court-martial sitting in Maiduguri, Borno State capital has sentenced Trooper Azunna Maduabuchi to death by firing squad. Maduabuchi was sentenced for killing the adjutant of his unit, one Lieutenant Babakaka Ngorgi. Trooper Maduabuchi was arraigned for murder after shooting Lieutenant Ngorgi in July 2020 at close range in Bama Local Government of Borno State for refusing to grant him a welfare pass. He was on Tuesday sentenced to death by firing squad after he was found guilty at the court session held at the Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri. Four other soldiers arraigned for manslaughter were sentenced to various years of imprisonment. Sergeant Sani Ishaya was sentenced to four years, Bidemi Fabiyi sentenced to two years while Private Musa Bala and Private Abdulraheed Ad...
‘It takes real courage to hear the worst about you & still walk with your head held high’ – Kelly Khumalo
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‘It takes real courage to hear the worst about you & still walk with your head held high’ – Kelly Khumalo

South African singer, Kelly Khumalo has spoken about how her tenacious spirit gets her past the negativity thrown at her. The singer took to Instagram this week to share a snap of herself looking radiant. In a caption she wrote that she was a “god that was downgraded to a queen”. “It takes real courage to hear the worst things about you and still walk with your head held high, After all, I am a god that was downgraded to a queen,” she wrote. The reality TV star opened up in August last year about the hate she got after the death of her daughter's father, former Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa. Senzo was gunned down at Kelly's family home in Vosloorus during an alleged house robbery in 2014. In an interview on MassivMetro, DJ Sbu asked Kelly what she would say to Se...
Former Super Eagles Coach, Christian Chukwu, Has Debunked The News Of His Death
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Former Super Eagles Coach, Christian Chukwu, Has Debunked The News Of His Death

Chukwu made this known on Sunday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at his Trans Ekulu residence, Enugu State. The social media have since January 8, 2021 been awash with the news of Chukwu’s death. However, Chukwu, who celebrated his 70th birthday on January 4, 2021, said that he was surprised that some people would wish him death. Chukwu said, “I’m terribly embarrassed by this news that I’m dead. Several people have been calling me from across the world since the news broke. “I’m still investigating the source of the story.” Chukwu, popularly known as ‘chairman’ during his career days, said that God was in control of his life. The former Green Eagles captain advised journalists and social media influencers to always investigate and get their facts...
Corps Member Arrested for Allegedly Hacking a Man to Death in Akwa Ibom after Hook up
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Corps Member Arrested for Allegedly Hacking a Man to Death in Akwa Ibom after Hook up

A corps member serving in Akwa Ibom has reportedly been arrested for allegedly hacking a young man to death with a machete. Facebook user, Godwin George, who narrated the said event on his page, said he saw a large crowd attacking a lady on Sunday morning, January 10, around 9.30am at Abak road while she was being stripped naked. According to Mr.George, he was told that the lady identified as Odume Princess Paschaline, was apprehended with bloodstains all over her while trying to jump out from a fence at the house where she had gone to hookup with the victim. Following an interrogation over the bloodstains, the University Of Nigeria Nsukka graduate was reportedly beaten to a pulp after they discovered the crime she allegedly committed before she was taken to the Police Hea...
17 Travellers Burnt To Death In Nasarawa Road Accident
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17 Travellers Burnt To Death In Nasarawa Road Accident

No fewer than 17 persons were burnt to death in a ghastly road accident in Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. The tragic accident involving a commercial and private vehicle occured on Saturday night along the Highway between Akwanga and Gudi community. The Federal Roads Safety Commission (FRSC), in a statement Sunday, disclosed that the travellers were blazed beyond recognition. Ebere Onyegbaduo, FRSC Unit Commander in Akwanga noted that the commission was unable to rescue the situation despite receiving a distress call about the tragic accident, Daily Trust reported. “We received a distress call of a ghastly accident by 7 pm around “Ahead Town” between Akwanga and Gudi Towns.” “We rushed to the scene and found a Commercial VW Sharon Bus and a Private Toyot...
Man, Wife & Their 4 Children Burnt To Death In A Fatal Accident (Photos)
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Man, Wife & Their 4 Children Burnt To Death In A Fatal Accident (Photos)

A Nigerian man, his wife, and children were burnt to death in a fatal accident along the Nasarawa - Abuja expressway on Saturday, January 9. The deceased Nigerian man identified as Prince Nuhu Hamman'Gabdo is said to be a staff of the Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) in Abuja and held the traditional title of Galadima of Gashaka Chiefdom. According to reports, Hamman'Gabdo and his family were returning to Abuja after a visit to his country home in Gashaka LGA and the Mambilla plateau that encompasses Sardauna LGA of Taraba state. Eyes witnesses say his car collided with a Siena vehicle coming in the opposite direction, leading to a huge inferno that engulfed both cars killing all the occupants. His friends and close associates have taken to social media to express their gr...
US Vice President, Mike Pence to Attend Biden inauguration
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US Vice President, Mike Pence to Attend Biden inauguration

US vice president, Mike Pence will be attending the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. Multiple media reports on Saturday cited senior administration officials as saying that Pence who was forced to take shelter from the US Capitol intruders during the riot has decided to attend Biden's inauguration on January 20. The news of Pence's intention to watch President-elect Joe Biden take his oath of office in person comes after the relationship between Pence and Trump plunged when the Vice President president defied the President by performing his constitutional duty to certify the election results and formally announced Biden's victory. Pence had faced intense pressure from Trump to stop the ceremonial vote counting during a joint session of Congress at the US Capitol last Wed...
Sister of late Nollywood Actress Orisabunmi Dies few days after their Brother’s Death
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Sister of late Nollywood Actress Orisabunmi Dies few days after their Brother’s Death

The younger sister of veteran Yoruba actress Mrs. Folake Aremu popularly known as Orisabunmi, Mrs Janet Ademola, has died. According to reports, Ademola died on Saturday, January 9, four days after the actress died.  Ademola's death also comes barely 48 hours after their older brother, Steve Onisola, also died. Onisola died on Thursday, January 7. Onisola, the Technical Director of Kwara Falcons Basketball Club, Ilorin, passed on at age 71 after a brief illness. Ademola is said to be the last child of their family. May her soul rest in peace, Amen.
Wife of Billionaire Lotto Businessman, Kessington Adebutu is Dead
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Wife of Billionaire Lotto Businessman, Kessington Adebutu is Dead

Billionaire lottery businessman and chairman of Premier Lotto, Sir Kessington Adebutu, is bereaved as he has lost one of his wives, Rosemary Dacosta Kesington-Adebutu. Mrs. Adebutu died today January 9 after a brief illness. Details about her death are still sketchy however family sources claim she was hale and hearty until this weekend when she came down with a mild ailment. She was taken to the St. Nicholas Hospital, Lagos where she was confirmed dead. May her soul rest in peace, Amen.
Becca’s biological mum reported dead
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Becca’s biological mum reported dead

Information we are picking has it that the mother of songstress Rebecca Acheampong popularly known in showbiz as Becca has lost her biological mother to the icy hands of death. According to reports, Madam Julie Yiadom-Oti she died last night at her base in London, United Kingdom after battling a short illness. It will be recalled that singer Becca and her mom are at serious loggerheads. Some time ago, the singer’s mother granted several interviews on a different radio station talking about the ill relationship between herself and her daughter in which she blamed her daughter’s husband, Dr Tobi as being the one behind their not so healthy relationship. May her gentle soul rest in perfect peace.
“I Killed my Girlfriend and Other People” – Osun Ritual Killer Suspect
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“I Killed my Girlfriend and Other People” – Osun Ritual Killer Suspect

30-year-old ritual killer suspect, Tajudeen Monsuru, has revealed how he killed his girlfriend, Alani Mutiyat, others people, dismembered and sold their body parts then used the proceeds to enjoy himself. Monsuru, who was arrested in Iwo on December 8, 2020, in connection with ritual killings in Iwo, made the chilling confession when he was paraded alongside three other suspects at the Osun State Police Headquarters in Osogbo on Tuesday, January 5. “I killed people and sold their parts to those that needed them. I killed my girlfriend, Mutiat Alani and other people. I strangled people and dismembered their bodies for those who needed them. I used the proceeds to buy beer and hang out with friends," he told journalists. Speaking to other journalists, he said, "We strangle o...
BBNaija’s Soma Mourns His Father’s Death
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BBNaija’s Soma Mourns His Father’s Death

Big Brother Naija star, Soma has lost his father to the cold hands of death. The actor who stated that he's been struck differently in 2021, expressed regret of not seeing his father one last time when he promised he will. Recounting how his father told him how he's proud of him, Soma further described him as "someone who has always supported his dreams". He wrote in a tribute shared on Instagram; “It just finally hit me, my dad is gone, like he's really gone... this one hit me sooooo hard sha, I thought 2020 was bad but 2021 hit different, I wasn't expecting this at all. “I spoke to you and you said you'd be fine and I believed you because since I can remember you've never slept in a hospital but then the plot twist, I'm so angry at myself for not coming home when I promise...
Actor Muyiwa Ademola mourns the death of his dog, Pedro
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Actor Muyiwa Ademola mourns the death of his dog, Pedro

Nollywood actor Muyiwa Ademola has mourned the death of his beloved pet dog on social media. He revealed that his dog, Pedro died when he was still in critical condition at the hospital where he was admitted for days. Sharing a picture of him shaking hands with Pedro, he wrote; He wrote: “So sad! I lost Pedro this evening. It is well. Saw him last the day I was hospitalized💔.
Jealous Pregnant Woman Poisons Her 3-year-old Stepson To Death In Osun
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Jealous Pregnant Woman Poisons Her 3-year-old Stepson To Death In Osun

Osun State Police Command has paraded a pregnant woman, Musa Mariam for allegedly poisoning the 3-year-old son of her husband’s second wife to death. The incident happened in the Ede area of the state on December 26. Mariam was paraded alongside other crime suspects at the command headquarters in Osogbo by the State Commissioner of Police, CP Wale Olokode on Tuesday, January 5. Speaking with newsmen, the suspect said she poisoned the child with pesticide (Rocket) because her husband was showing more love and favour to the second wife as she had a male child while she (as the first wife) is yet to bear a son. It was gathered that the child was rushed to Muslim Hospital, Ede, where he died while receiving treatment on December 31. Exhibits recovered from the suspect includ...
Actress Tanya Roberts still alive despite news of her death, publicist says
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Actress Tanya Roberts still alive despite news of her death, publicist says

Tanya Roberts, who captivated James Bond in “A View to a Kill” and later played Midge Pinciotti in the sitcom “That ’70s Show,” has been hospitalized after falling at her home. The actor had mistakenly been reported dead by her publicist earlier Monday. Roberts’ publicist Mike Pingel later told The Associated Press Monday afternoon that Roberts, 65, was still alive as of 10 a.m. PST but was in a poor condition. He had said earlier Monday that Roberts collapsed in her home on Dec. 24 and was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where she was believed to have died on Sunday. Pingel said Roberts’ husband, Lance O’Brien, told him that he held his wife and she “seemed for him to slip away.” O’Brien, Roberts’ husband of 18 years, was quoted in the release saying, “Tanya and I have n...
Ogun Police Arrests Three Brothers for allegedly Killing a Security Guard on Christmas Eve
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Ogun Police Arrests Three Brothers for allegedly Killing a Security Guard on Christmas Eve

Men of Ogun Police Command have arrested three brothers identified as Okiki Mulero (23), Micheal Mulero (21), and Joseph Mulero (17) for beating a So-Safe corps officer who was on guard duty at OGD Estate Asero to death on the eve of Christmas. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, states that trouble started when one of the suspects Okiki Mulero, who is a commercial cyclist was denied entrance into the estate for carrying more than one passenger contrary to the rule of the estate. Oyeyemi said this infuriated him and he called his two brothers, Micheal and Joseph Mulero who came to the scene and they jointly attacked the two security guards with planks. “In the process, one of the security men by the name Segun Godfrey Bar...
Trader Stabs Wife To Death, Cuts Both Hands Over Money In Lagos
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Trader Stabs Wife To Death, Cuts Both Hands Over Money In Lagos

There was shock on Adekunle Street in the Oshodi area of Lagos after a middle-aged man, Ifeanyi Nwagboroga, stabbed his wife, Faith Ebubeeze, several times on her body until she died over an argument bordering on money for the family. SaharaReporters learnt from a police report that after the argument ensued, Nwagboroga, a trader, tied his wife’s mouth, cut off her two hands and started stabbing her. The police at the Ire-Akari division later arrested Nwagboroga after his wife’s younger brother, Emmanuel Onyeka, who lived on a neighbouring street, brought the matter to the attention of the operatives. A witness told SaharaReporters that trouble started on November 24, after the woman came back from Arena Market in the Oshodi area, where she had gone to sell some items. “Nob...
Stella Damasus Remembers Jaiye Aboderin, Her Late Husband 16 Years After Death
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Stella Damasus Remembers Jaiye Aboderin, Her Late Husband 16 Years After Death

Nollywood actress Stella Damasus has remembered her husband Jaiyejeje Aboderin who died 16 years ago. The 42-year-old in an Instagram post shared pictures of herself in a tee shirt with Mr Aboderin’s face customised on it. On Thursday she penned a lengthy tribute to him. “It’s been 16 years since we lost my hubby JAIYEJEJE ABODERIN. Still feels like yesterday. I wasn’t sure I could bring myself to write this but I need to,” she wrote. “Our daughters are 21 and 18 now, all grown up. They decided to do something different this year to honor him. We all miss him and talk about him daily. Jay is not the kind of man that you forget. I smile each time I remember or talk about him because that’s what he represented to all who knew him.” Their first daughter Isabel also shared pic...
Football legend, Diego Maradona recorded a heartbreaking message about his ‘Angel’ youngest son hours before his death
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Football legend, Diego Maradona recorded a heartbreaking message about his ‘Angel’ youngest son hours before his death

It has been revealed that Diego Maradona recorded a heartbreaking message about his 'angel' youngest son hours before his tragic death.   The Argentine icon reportedly asked the stepfather of his son to take good care of the seven-year-old, Dieguito Fernando.   Maradona shared son Dieguito Fernando with his former long-term girlfriend, Veronica Ojeda.   In the recording, he told Mario Baudry, the boyfriend of his son's mother: 'Look after her and look after my angel, who is incomparable.'   Veronica and her son were were also also attendance at the retired footballer's funeral last Thursday.   Maradona is survived by five children, including his daughters Dalma, 33, and Giannina, 31, by his first and only wife Claudia Villafane, 58...
Boy Accidentally Kills Himself in Lagos While Trying To Confirm If Death By Hanging Is Possible (Graphic Photos)
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Boy Accidentally Kills Himself in Lagos While Trying To Confirm If Death By Hanging Is Possible (Graphic Photos)

A business woman has been arrested in Lagos after her young nephew allegedly killed himself by hanging himself from a ceiling fan on Monday, November 30. According to Vera, the woman's neighbour, who is based in Lagos, the incident happened on Monday, November 30, when the boy's aunt went to the market to buy goods. She claimed that boy identified as Kelvin, hung himself from the ceiling while reportedly trying to confirm if is possible for one to die by hanging. She wrote: "Life is highly unpredictable, this little boy here helps the aunt in her food stuff shop, like every other business woman, she went to the market to buy goods, not knowing that tragedy awaits her yesterday. This little boy, decided to do some rehearsals, trying to find out if truly hanging himself will take...
Man Stabbed To Death In Delta After He Won N15 Million Bet (Graphic Pix)
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Man Stabbed To Death In Delta After He Won N15 Million Bet (Graphic Pix)

A 27-year-old man identified as Prince Mieyebi was stabbed to death by three armed men in Warri, Delta State, after he reportedly won N15 million in a betting game. It was gathered that the young man was killed while closing a shop belonging to his Aunt at the popular Ogbe-Ijoh market in Warri South Local Government Area of the State on November 27. According to reports, the assailants fled with the deceased's mobile phone after stabbing him on various parts of his body. He died before he was rushed to a near-by hospital. An uncle to the deceased, Mr. Thomas Ogisi, who confirmed the murder on Saturday, claimed that the deceased had played the betting game a week before his death with all his predictions going through to the sum of N15 million. It was not clear if the murder i...
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Maradona’s surgeon responds tearfully to investigation into star’s death

  Diego Maradona's surgeon responded to the launch of an investigation for involuntary manslaughter by saying he did "everything he could, up to the impossible" for an "unmanageable" patient. Earlier in the day prosecutors in San Isidro, near Buenos Aires, said they were investigating Leopoldo Luque while Argentine television showed police raiding the doctor's surgery and home. A statement from the prosecutors' office later said they had begun analysing material gathered and clarified that "no decisions have been made at the moment regarding the procedural situation of any person." The probe was triggered by concerns raised by Maradona's daughters Dalma, Gianinna and Jana over the treatment he received for his heart condition at his home in Tigre, north of Buenos Aires, ju...
Ginimbi’s Secret Son Emerges
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Ginimbi’s Secret Son Emerges

The death of Zimbabwean businessman Genius "Ginimbi" Kadungure has opened a can of worms. Not only is there an invested interest in his dealings and by the public there is also the matter of inheritance. The latest revelation is that he is alleged to have fathered a son with a Gutu-based businesswoman. According to the Sunday Mail, the late socialite had a child with Ms Miyedzo Madondo back in 2011. The Kadungure family for its part claim to have no knowledge of this and are refuting any claims to the contrary. Noone in Ginimbi's family recognises Miyedzo Madondo and her son. His father Anderson Kadungure had this to say: “As far as I know, Genius did not leave behind any children. I heard through rumours that he had children everywhere, but I was never introduced to any of his ch...
Man Stabs Partner To Death For Refusing To Register Her New Car In His Name
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Man Stabs Partner To Death For Refusing To Register Her New Car In His Name

A Nigerian man has been accused of stabbing his partner to death for refusing to register her new car in his name. Facebook user, Ngozi Ikebuaso alleged that the man carried out the act with the help of his 16-year-old nephew. It was learnt that the deceased refused registering the car in the man's name, on grounds of him not paying her bride price even though they've been co-habiting for 8 years. Ngozi Ikebuaso wrote on Facebook; "A man with the help of his 16 years old nephew stabbed his wife to death because she refused to use his name in her new bought car documents. The woman said she can’t use his name on the documents because the said man never paid her pride price ( they are just leave in lovers. Di na nwuye ndi Lagos)and have not married her after living together for 8 ...
Two robbers to die by hanging in Ekiti state
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Two robbers to die by hanging in Ekiti state

Two men identified as Adekunle Osho, 31, and Chinedu Ugwu, 34, have been sentenced to death by hanging after being found guilty of armed robbery by an Ekiti State High Court.   The two robbers who were handed the sentence on Tuesday November 24, were reportedly involved in armed robbery and also linked to a stolen vehicle   They were convicted for robbing one Chief Ojo Gbenga of his Toyota Camry car and N150,000 cash on or about November 14, 2014 at Oke Ila, Tinuola area of Ado Ekiti. It was alleged that the men who blocked their victim with their own car while on his way home, shot him in the leg.   Passing the judgement, Justice Adekunle Adeleye said;   “The accused are guilty as charged and hereby sentenced to death by hanging."
2-year-old Girl Raped & Beaten To Death By Mother’s Boyfriend In South Africa
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2-year-old Girl Raped & Beaten To Death By Mother’s Boyfriend In South Africa

A 2-year-old child, Nyiko was allegedly repeatedly raped and beaten to death by her teen mother's 30-year-old boyfriend in Diepkloof, Soweto. The 17-year-old mother and her boyfriend identified as Tebogo Ramokgopa, were arrested on Tuesday, November 24, and are expected to appear in the Protea Magistrate Court, on Wednesday, November 25. The incident occurred on November 15 while the child succumbed to injuries and was certified dead on 19 November. The mother, who is heavily pregnant and her boyfriend fled after the death of the child at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital but were hunted down and arrested by police. According to the police, on 16 November 2020, members of the Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences (FCS) specialised unit were summoned by a ...
Iyabo Ojo discovers her mother’s real age after her death then explains why she concealed her age from them
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Iyabo Ojo discovers her mother’s real age after her death then explains why she concealed her age from them

Nollywood actress, Iyabo Ojo, lost her mother over the weekend and announced that her mother died at age 67. However, she said she discovered today that her mother was actually 69 but reduced her age to 67 because she didn't want it to be known that she's older than their father who would have been 68 years old. Read Iyabo's post below.
Kwaito Star Mshoza Has Passed On
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Kwaito Star Mshoza Has Passed On

South African star, Nomasonto Maswanganyi who was popularly known as Mshoza has reportedly died. News of the Kwaito Queen's death sent shockwaves across social media platforms and messages of condolences are pouring in. This morning, her very close friend Khanyi Mbau broke the news of her passing without revealing any further information. "REST IN PEACE MY LOVE . I am tired 2020," wrote Khanyi. The late Mshoza passed away in a Johannesburg hospital this morning, 19 November 2020. Earlier this year, Mshoza allegedly contracted the Coronavirus. Cause of death at this point is not yet known. The 37-year-old is survived by her two children, her son Jacob Junior and her daughter Pride. The bubbly Kwaito musician's impressive career spans for more than two decades with her timeless ...
Huddah Monroe reveals unknown details about the life of the late Ginimbi
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Huddah Monroe reveals unknown details about the life of the late Ginimbi

It has indeed been a heavy week for everyone who knew the late millionaire and Versace lover, Ginimbi who passed on this past weekend, Sunday, 8 November. According to reports the late Ginimbi lost control of his Rolls Royce which crashed into a tree and in a few minutes the car was up in flames. There are those who claim that the car was shot at but we cannot confirm this until the officials release a statement explaining what could have led to the accident. Huddah who was a close friend of Ginimbi has been mourning her friend for the past few days; and judging from her posts, it’s evident to see she was hurt. Apart from sharing the kind of relationship she shared with the late Ginimbi; just recently she went on to reveal an unknown detail about the fella. Although we know no...
152 new cases of Coronavirus recorded in Nigeria
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152 new cases of Coronavirus recorded in Nigeria

152 new cases of Coronavirus were recored in Nigeria on Tuesday November 10, as confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).   A breakdown of the new cases is as follows; Lagos-93, FCT-21, Oyo-15, Rivers-11,  Bauchi-7, Kwara-2, Bayelsa-1, Edo-1, Plateau-1.   There are now 64,336 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 1,160 deaths have been recorded. 60,333 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.  
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Dead Man “Breathing” In Imo After Corpse Was Exhumed 1 Year After His Death

Villagers in Umuoji, Amucha, in Imo state, were left in shock when the corpse of a dead man was exhumed and they discovered he was still "breathing" and his body was yet to decay. In a video shared online, a crowd is seen gathered around a casket with the body of a dead man inside it. "He's breathing, he's breathing," those in the crowd say in shock. The man reportedly died on November 20, 2019, and was buried on 8 October, someone in the video is heard saying. Another voice is heard saying the man has been dead for one whole year and has been buried for over three weeks yet he's still breathing. Another voice in the video interjected, saying the man has been buried for almost a year. "Since I was born, I've never heard a thing like this but now I've seen it with my two ...
James Bond actor, Sean Connery dies at the age of 90
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James Bond actor, Sean Connery dies at the age of 90

Sir Sean Connery has died at the age of 90.   The multiple award-winning Scottish actor was best known for his portrayal of James Bond, and was the first to bring the role to the big screen.   The news of his death was confirmed in a statement to the BBC on Saturday afternoon, October 31st.     The actor's son, Jason Connery disclosed that he died peacefully in his sleep, while in the Bahamas, having been "unwell for some time.   He said his father "had many of his family who could be in the Bahamas around him" when he died overnight.   Jason also added: "We are all working at understanding this huge event as it only happened so recently, even though my dad has been unwell for some time.   "A sad day for all who ...
Phone snatchers stab son of former NTA DG to death in Kaduna a week after he received his employment letter
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Phone snatchers stab son of former NTA DG to death in Kaduna a week after he received his employment letter

The 38-year-old son of former Director General of the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), Alhaji Mohammed Ibrahim, has been stabbed to death in by suspected phone thieves in Kaduna.   The incident happened on Wednesday, October 28, around Kawo in Kaduna North Local Government Area of the state.   It was gathered that the deceased, Aminu Mohammed Ibrahim, was flagging down a commercial vehicle when hoodlums lurking around the area stabbed him and made away with his phone.   His elder brother, Kamal Ibrahim, who confirmed the incident on Thursday, October 29, said Aminu was recently employed by Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO)   Aminu received his appointment letter on October 20 and had travelled to Kano for his documentation. He retu...
Lekki Shootings: Death Toll Not More Than Two – Governor Abiodun
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Lekki Shootings: Death Toll Not More Than Two – Governor Abiodun

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has said the number of deaths recorded from last week’s Lekki Toll Gate shootings in Lagos State has not risen above two. DAILY POST reports that some End SARS protesters in Lekki were reportedly shot by men said to be in military uniforms. There have been confusion over the number of protesters who died as a result of the shootings as government and protesters claimed contradicting figures. While speaking at a Peace Consolidation Meeting of Stakeholders with the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Mr. Adeleye Oyebade, at the Arcade Ground, Governor’s Office, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta on Tuesday, Gov Abiodun said those peddling fake news on the social media deliberately increased the figures to sew the seed of discord. Abiodun recalled that “th...
Manchester City mourn tragic death of former academy player Wisten
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Manchester City mourn tragic death of former academy player Wisten

The teenager passed away on Sunday with many of the club's players quick to pay tribute Manchester City have confirmed the death of former academy player Jeremy Wisten, who passed away at the age of just 18. Wisten, a promising defender born in Malawi but raised in the United Kingdom, joined City's elite development squad in 2016 before recently leaving the club. While the cause of death is yet to be confirmed, City posted a brief statement in tribute to Wisten on Sunday night.
Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde Deletes Lekki Toll Gate Death Tweet That Got Her Blasted
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Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde Deletes Lekki Toll Gate Death Tweet That Got Her Blasted

She's spitting fire on twitter.. We all know that the president's speech yesterday was an indirect threat to shun us.... But it never ends there.... It just began.... We are Nigerian youths.... We are not divided..... We are strong as ever, we are not backing down... This time they have chewed more than they can bite.... Their evil machinations to divide us shall not stand! I’m deleting that tweet so it’s not used wrongly. Apologies as it’s been misunderstood. Sorry about the use of “ if” . Please don’t distrust Everyone there are steadfast people . Know them. We move #endimpunityinNigeria #Endpolicebrutality #EndBadGoveranceInNigeria This was the tweet from Omotola that got Twitter users slamming her: "If people died during the Lekki toll gate assault, let their people speak ou...
‘The Johnsons’ star, Ada Ameh loses her daughter
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‘The Johnsons’ star, Ada Ameh loses her daughter

'The Johnsons' star, Ada Ameh has lost her daughter Aladi Godgifts Ameh to the cold hands of death.   The actress shared the sad news via an Instagram post she shared. Ada revealed that her daughter died in the early hours of today October 20.   She wrote;   Fams!!! My lovely people. Pray for me My beautiful darling Child choose to go and be with the Lord early hours of today. Aladi Godgifts Ameh @lalas_touch why did you choose to leave me now?Ladi how you want make i do na? I will be strong !! GOD Has to help me.  
Stop using the death of your child to emotionally blackmail Nigerians!!! Kiki Mordi slams D’banj
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Stop using the death of your child to emotionally blackmail Nigerians!!! Kiki Mordi slams D’banj

Kiki Mordi has slammed D'banj asking him to stop using the death of his child to 'emotionally blackmail' Nigerians. She said this when the singer tweeted in support of police brutality victims, saying he knows the pains their family members are going through because he also once lost a child. His tweet got many retweets and attracted a lot of comments, among which is that of Kiki who called him out, saying; ''Everyday you use your child to emotionally blackmail Nigerians. You're very scary.''
Chief Priest Stabbed To Death For Impregnating Muslim Lady In Warri
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Chief Priest Stabbed To Death For Impregnating Muslim Lady In Warri

The Chief Priest of the Igbudu community in Warri South council area of Delta, Victor Alawuru, has been stabbed to death for allegedly impregnating a Muslim lady. The Nation learned the incident, which happened along Degbori Street in the Hausa Quarters axis of the community, left people running helter-skelter in the neighbourhood on Friday evening. It was gathered youths of the Igbudu market sought to launch a retaliatory attack on the hoodlums believed to be some ‘Hausa boys’. The victim, 23, was said to be a grandson of Alawuru, a popular family name in Warri and Udu areas, and only took up his priestly duties about two years ago. According to residents, the victim impregnated a ‘Hausa lady’, which did not go well with her Muslim parents, who are against the relationship...
Trader Crushed To Death In Lagos By 16-year-old Trying To Move His Mum’s Car
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Trader Crushed To Death In Lagos By 16-year-old Trying To Move His Mum’s Car

A 50-year-old trader, Mrs. Tuale Iwejim, has died after she was hit by a 16-year-old boy who was using his mother’s SUV to test his driving skills at the Arena Shopping Mall, Oshodi, Lagos State. According to a report by Punch, Tuale was in the shopping complex to purchase some items for her shop when she was knocked down by the SUV. The teenager and his mum were in the shopping complex to pick up some times. His mum went back to pick their remaining items and asked him to wait in their vehicle. While waiting, some persons began to complain that the SUV was obstructing the free flow of traffic in the complex. Instead of informing them that he couldn't drive, the teenager took the keys from his mother's bag and hopped on the driver's seat. He was said to have put it in reverse and hi...
Gana’s last words to his gang: “If amnesty is a ploy to kill me, stay in the forest and avenge my death”
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Gana’s last words to his gang: “If amnesty is a ploy to kill me, stay in the forest and avenge my death”

Wednesday, September 8, 2020, marked the end of one of the most wanted gangsters in the country. His name is Terwase Akwaza alias Gana. He died in controversial circumstances, just as he had lived. He wanted to be seen as a saviour and a defender of the Tiv people against external aggression. But sources said that he perpetrated atrocities on his kinsmen even while claiming that he was protecting them against external aggressors. Mr Akwaza was notorious for alleged several criminal activities including banditry, kidnapping, assassinations, ritual killings and cattle rustling. First Amnesty When Governor Samuel Ortom initiated an Amnesty programme in 2015, Gana was the greatest beneficiary. On the last day of the programme, he turned in 84 assorted firearms and thousands of ammunition. H...
Woman stabbed to death in Jos one week after celebrating her birthday
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Woman stabbed to death in Jos one week after celebrating her birthday

A woman was stabbed to death, allegedly by a Keke napep driver, one week after she took to Facebook to celebrate her birthday. Wunato Esther Chuwang, who celebrated her birthday on August 28, was murdered on September 5, in Rukuba, Jos.     Friends of the deceased have published Facebook posts to mourn her while expressing shock at her sudden demise.