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Abia’s First Class King, Eze Benard Enweremadu dies after 44 years on the throne
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Abia’s First Class King, Eze Benard Enweremadu dies after 44 years on the throne

Eze Benard Enweremadu, an Abia First Class King and also the Traditional Head of Ngwaland (Ezeukwu of Ngwaukwu) is dead.   In a statement issued at the deceased’s country home in Ahiaba Ngwaukwu Autonomous Community in Isialangwa North Local Government Area by the heir apparent and former Speaker of Abia House of Assembly Christopher Enweremadu on Saturday January 23, it was gathered that the monarch died on January 17.   Benard who ruled for 44 years after mounting the traditional stool of Ezeukwu of Ukwu at the age of 33, was the deputy chairman of the Council of Traditional Rulers in the old Imo and later became the Chairman of Abia Council of Traditional Rulers.
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.
Boko Haram kidnap Yobe District Head
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Boko Haram kidnap Yobe District Head

Thursday January 7 attack by Boko Haram insurgents in Geidam town of Yobe State, also led to the abduction of the district head. Eyewitnesses alleged that the terrorists looted goods before setting some shops ablaze. They also torched the house of a former chairman of a local government, Dr. Mulima Mato. Yobe police Command spokesman ASP Dungus Abdulkarim who said the police recovered a burnt Hilux vehicle containing two bodies, maintained that it could not be ascertained whether the deceased were Boko Haram members or not. Abdulkarim said the insurgents went to the general hospital and ordered the nurses to give first aid treatment to their colleagues, before they escaped. Following the attack, Governor Mai Mala Buni has ordered the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA)...
Hit-and-run Driver Kills Young Man in Delta
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Hit-and-run Driver Kills Young Man in Delta

A hit-and-run driver has killed a 28-year-old man identified simply as Daniel in Ughelli, Delta state. The incident happened in the early hours of Thursday, January 7, along the Ughelli axis of the East-West road. It was gathered that the deceased worked as a security guard in an undisclosed firm in Ughelli and was returning to Agbarha-Otor, near Ughelli in Ughelli North Local Government on his bycycle after completing a night shift when he was knocked down by the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle said to be in top speed fled the scene immediately after the accident occurred while the deceased died on the spot. His remains was taken to the Ughelli Central Hospital morgue.
14 Persons Killed in Ghastly Auto Crash Along Lokoja-Obajana road
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14 Persons Killed in Ghastly Auto Crash Along Lokoja-Obajana road

At least fourteen persons were killed in an accident along Lokoja-Obajana road in Kogi State on Wednesday afternoon, January 6. It was gathered that the accident involved a bus and a truck conveying cement from Obajana occurred at Old Akpata village. According to an eye witness account, the accident occurred as a result of dangerous overtaking by the driver of the bus that was heading to Kabba. The witness said all the passengers in that bus died. Meanwhile, the Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has sympathised with families of the victims. A statement issued by the State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Kingsley Fanwo, said that it is a sad that promising souls were lost in such a pathetic circumstance. "As a Government, we will strengthen our ro...
Man Dies after Unknowingly Eating Brownies
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Man Dies after Unknowingly Eating Brownies

A Nigerian lady has narrated how her co-worker's brother died after eating brownies (a square or rectangular chocolate baked confection which are sometimes laced with weed and other hard drugs). According to @MuniMescudi, the deceased died because he was too dehydrated. Read her tweets below;  
Transport Billionaire, Ekene Dili Chukwu’s Son Dies From COVID-19 Complications in Lagos
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Transport Billionaire, Ekene Dili Chukwu’s Son Dies From COVID-19 Complications in Lagos

Son of transport Billionaire,Augustine Ilodibe Jnr, 42, died in Lagos from COVID-19 complications, according to a statement released by his family. The statement reads: "With great sadness we announce the passing unto glory of our dear son, husband, father, brother and uncle, Ekendilichukwu Augustine Chukwunonso Ilodibe (Junior) who died this morning (Jan 4) from complications of COVID-19 in Lagos. "We pray that his soul rests in peace and the Lord comfort his family and all of us he left behind. "In consideration of the current pandemic, we kindly ask that you respect and maintain safety protocols through calls and messages to the family rather than physical visits. "Thank you and God bless." The statement was signed by the deceased's brother, Mr Obinna Ilodibe on behal...
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...
Lagos state compensates families of slain cops’ with N10million each
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Lagos state compensates families of slain cops’ with N10million each

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu presented a cheque of N10 million each to families of the six police officers killed in Lagos State in the violence that followed the End SARS protests. Sanwo-Olu presented the cheques on Thursday, Dec 3, in fulfilment of his administration’s pledge made during an earlier meeting with police officers. The cheques were presented to the wives and children of the slain officers at the 14th Town Hall meeting on security, held at Civic Centre by the Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF), with the theme: "Lagos security: Resilience in the face of adversity."     The late police officers are Yaro Edward, an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP); Inspector Ayodeji Erinfolami; Inspector Aderibigbe Adegbenro; Inspector Samson ...
Zimbabwean socialite ‌Genuis ‘Ginimbi’ Kadungure dies in fatal Rolls Royce crash
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Zimbabwean socialite ‌Genuis ‘Ginimbi’ Kadungure dies in fatal Rolls Royce crash

Zimbabwean socialite and businessman, Genius ‘Ginimbi’ Kadungure died in the early hours of Sunday November 8, following a fatal accident he was involved in along Borrowdale Road in Harare, the country's capital city. Ginimbi was reportedly speeding down Borrowdale Road when he got involved in a head-on collision with an oncoming Honda Fit. He was thrown out of his Rolls Royce Rave after the high-speed crash before the super vehicle burst into flames which engulfed the other passengers. 3 other passengers who were with Kadungure died on the spot and are yet to be identified but reports say popular fitness bunny and socialite Mimie Moana is one of the deceased. Ginimbi died hours after sharing a video of him heading out for celebration of Moana’s birthday at Dreams Nightclub in his Rolls ...
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...
20-year-old student killed by boyfriend who was paid N2m to use her for ritual in Lagos
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20-year-old student killed by boyfriend who was paid N2m to use her for ritual in Lagos

Toluwalase Kembi said to be a 20-year-old Business Administration student of the Federal polytechnic, Ilaro, Ogun State has been confirmed dead after being killed by her a man she was seeing in the Ikorodu area of Lagos state.   The deceased who was declared missing weeks ago, had gone to cook for one Owolabi Yusuf who is reportedly an alfa and also her side piece. However unknown to the student who is engaged to another man, Yusuf had been paid N2million to kill her for ritual.     The suspect was arrested in Ilorin, Kwara State after the police who got involved in the case after the student was declared missing in August 2020, tracked the deceased's phone to a man who revealed that he bought it from him (Yusuf).   Confessing to the crime, the ...
Kano State Fire Service recover body of 10-year-old boy who drowned while bathing in a pond
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Kano State Fire Service recover body of 10-year-old boy who drowned while bathing in a pond

The Kano State Fire Service has recovered the body of 10-year-old Aminu Ilu, who drowned in a pond along Maiduguri road in Danladi Nasidi area of Kumbotso Local Government Area of the state. It was gathered that the incident occurred on Thursday morning, September 10, when the deceased went to take a bath in the pond popularly known as Italian Pond. A statement issued by Alhaji Saidu Mohammed, the Public Relations Officer of the State Fire Service, said the boy was already dead by the the time the team got there. "We received a distress call from Maiduguri road by Danladi Nasidi Kumbotso local government at 09:57 am hours, through Malam Ado Sule," the statement reads. "In response to call we sent our rescue team to the scene of  incident and discovered that it was a boy of abou...
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.  
Current Wife Of Dapo Williams Chases The 1st Son Of The Deceased During Burial
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Current Wife Of Dapo Williams Chases The 1st Son Of The Deceased During Burial

Dr Dapo Williams was a prominent member of Nigerian UK Diaspora. He’s death was announced on the 8th of August 2020. Williams until his death was reportedly a senior member of the UK chapter of the APC and a leader in the Nigerian diaspora community in the UK. https://youtu.be/2rtPCj99H9Q The video above shows the moment the current wife of Late Dapo Williams chasing the first son and first daughter of deceased from performing their burial rites
Girl Commits Suicide Over Continuous Fights with Brother in Lagos
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Girl Commits Suicide Over Continuous Fights with Brother in Lagos

A 20-year-old girl identified as Sherifat Suleiman has reportedly committed suicide over incessant fights with her brother. The incident occurred at about 4pm on Sunday July 12, in Isawo area of Ikorodu, Lagos state.  It was gathered that the deceased who lived in a two-room apartment with her brother, was preparing for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) before taking her life. She reportedly began writhing in pain after ingesting a poisonous substance she bought. Neighbours who found her lying on the floor with whitish discharges from her mouth, said she died while being rushed to the hospital. Vanguard reported that residents of the area said the girl decided to commit suicide when she could no longer withstand the physical and psychological assa...
Seven (7) Policemen Deployed to Fight Bandits in Katsina Die in Road Accident
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Seven (7) Policemen Deployed to Fight Bandits in Katsina Die in Road Accident

The Nigerian Police Force has confirmed the death of 7 policemen who were deployed to tackle banditry in Katsina. The policemen who were among the passengers of an 18-seater Toyota Hummer bus, died in an accident which occurred at Jaji town in Kaduna. Frank Mba, force public relations officer said in a statement; “The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has condoled the families of the seven (7) Police officers attached to the Special Forces Unit of the Nigeria Police Force who died in a ghastly motor accident on 12th July, 2020 on their way to Katsina State. The unfortunate incident, which involved an 18-seater Toyota Hummer Bus conveying eighteen personnel of the Unit, occurred at Jaji town along Kaduna-Zaria Road. “The deceased were part of an additional d...
Man Stabbed to Death by his Friend During an Argument Over N12,000
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Man Stabbed to Death by his Friend During an Argument Over N12,000

A young man simply identified as Godstime has died after he was allegedly stabbed to death by his friend over N12, 000 in Amukpe, Delta state on Sunday, July 12. According to Facebook user SapeleOghenek, Godstime, pictured above, had gone to a place where they gamble. He and his friends contributed money up to N12, 000 which they used in gambling. Trouble started when they needed to share the money they contributed after they had stopped gambling. An argument soon degenerated into a fight and Godstime was stabbed with a bottle twice in his stomach. Friends immediately rushed him to James Hospital where he was allegedly rejected. He was later pronounced dead at the City Hospital in Okirigbagha. Godstime welcomed a child with his wife three days ago. His body has since been depo...
Man’s Body Found in a Bush with his Legs and Hands Tied
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Man’s Body Found in a Bush with his Legs and Hands Tied

The corpse of an unknown man has been found in a bush around C to C junction Agbo Ngrinze at Okigwe express road, Amichi, Anambra State. It is speculated that the deceased whose hands and legs were found tied, struggled with those who murdered him. Facebook user, Onwuka Udonsi Kalu wrote;   Unknown Man's Hands and Legs Tied and Killed In Anambra, dumped In The Bush A middle age man was found dead along C to C junction Agbo Ngrinze, Okigwe express road,Amichi, Anambra State. His hands and legs were tied. From the look of things, he struggled before his died.It is unclear who killed him.  
Nelson Mandela’s Daughter, Zindzi Dies at 59
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Nelson Mandela’s Daughter, Zindzi Dies at 59

Zindzi Mandela, the eldest daughter of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is dead at the age of 59. She died in a Johannesburg hospital in the early hours of Monday, July 13. News of Zindzi's death has been confirmed by the Nelson Mandela Foundation. Zindzi Mandela's son, Bambatha also shared a photo of his mother with the caption "Rest in Peace".   The deceased who is survived by her husband and four children, served as South Africa's ambassador to Denmark.  She first took up her position as the ambassador to Denmark in 2015. She was 18 months old when her father was sent to prison. Her mother was also imprisoned often at that time, leaving her in the care of her elder sibling, Zenani. In 1977 her mother Winnie was banished to Brandfort, then in the Orange Free State, a...
Okada rider allegedly Shot Dead by Police Officer for not Wearing a Face Mask in Imo
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Okada rider allegedly Shot Dead by Police Officer for not Wearing a Face Mask in Imo

A yet-to-be-identified motorcycle rider was shot dead allegedly by a police officer around Banana junction in Orlu, Imo state today July 9. According to reports, the policeman had stopped the motorcycle rider for not wearing a face mask. An altercation ensued between both men after the Okada man allegedly refused to give a N50 bribe. The area is currently in Chaos as residents are demanding justice for the deceased Okada rider. The spokesperson of the state police command is yet to comment on the incident. See graphic photos from the incident below Watch a video from the scene of the incident below  
Trial of Cosmetics Surgeon, Dr Anu Stalled Due to Judge’s Absence
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Trial of Cosmetics Surgeon, Dr Anu Stalled Due to Judge’s Absence

The trial of controversial cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Anuoluwapo Adepoju, at the Federal High Court in Lagos today July 9, was stalled due to the absence of the trial judge, Justice Mohammed Liman. Dr Anu who owns Med Contour, was dragged before the court by the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission FCCPC over the death of one of her clients, shunning summons by the agency to appear and produce certain documents among other offenses. She appeared before the court for the first time last Friday, July 3 on a five-count charge. Counsel to FCCPC, Babatunde Irukera, said it received complaints against Dr. Anu from one Marlene Oluwakemi, Taiwo Temilade, and Vivian Onwuzuligbo that Dr. Anu's services “are unsafe for consumers,” and that she made “false, misleading and decept...
Five year old Boy Hacked to Death in his Compound in Ibadan
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Five year old Boy Hacked to Death in his Compound in Ibadan

A five-year-old boy simply identified as Mujeeb was hacked to death by yet-to-be-identified persons in his compound in the Tose area of Akinyele Local Government Area of Oyo State today Monday, June 22. This incident comes weeks after three females, Grace Oshiagwu, Barakat Bello, and Azeezat Shomuyiwa, were killed by unidentified persons in the same local government area. Mother of the deceased, Mrs Tirimisiyu, told Tribune that shortly after the heavy downpour in the area this morning, her son stepped out to defecate at the back of their house. It was while defecating that the assailants allegedly hacked him to death. “When the rain subsided, he told his older sibling that he wanted to go and defecate. The older sibling opened the back door for him to go defecate. Had I known I...
Friends Mourn as Woman Named Olamide is Murdered by her Fiancé Chris Ndukwe
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Friends Mourn as Woman Named Olamide is Murdered by her Fiancé Chris Ndukwe

Nigerians are mourning a woman named Olamide, 25, who was killed by her fiancé, after which he committed suicide . LIB reported the incident which took place over the weekend. Twitter users who knew her have now taken to the microblogging platform to mourn her. According to a Twitter user claiming to be a cousin to the deceased, the woman's throat was slit by her fiancé before he committed suicide. @astheliz wrote: "My 25 year old cousin was murdered last night. Her fiance slit her throat and killed himself. I am not okay and i refuse to believe it."   Other Twitter users who knew the deceased have expressed shock over her death.   Adewale Onagbesan, who was working on a project with the deceased and spoke with her a day before she death, wrote: "This...
Man and Girlfriend Die after their Car hit a Tree and Burst into Flames
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Man and Girlfriend Die after their Car hit a Tree and Burst into Flames

A couple have died after their car collided with a tree and burst into flames just after reportedly dropping off their friends around 1am Sunday, June  21. The couple known as Jack Nunn, 24, and his girlfriend, Hannah Elsworth, 22, an NHS nurse, were in the car reported to be a white Audi, when it forcefully hit a tree on the A635 between Westbourne Grove and High Balk. Paramedics immediately rushed to the scene but the couple were pronounced dead upon arrival. A relative said that Ms Elsworth worked at Barnsley Hospital, while Mr Nunn was co-owner of a Tyre business known as JJ tyres. Reports say that Mr Nunn lives just 980 feet from where the crash took place on Huddersfield Road, Barnsley. In a photo obtained by Daily Mail UK, a woman can be seen placing flowers at the ...
Man Commits Suicide after Losing Boss’ N150k to Gambling in Bayelsa
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Man Commits Suicide after Losing Boss’ N150k to Gambling in Bayelsa

An employee reportedly committed suicide in Bayelsa last week, after losing his boss' N150k to gambling in Bayelsa. The Nation reported that the deceased staked the money on a virtual game which lasts less than two minutes and is controlled by computers. The man who was identified simply as Suga used the money realized on the day of the incident to play the virtual game. An eyewitness said; “Suga, not knowing how to explain the situation to his boss, made him to take his own life.” This increases the number of people who have died from betting and gambling since last year in the state to three. Bayelsa police spokesperson Asinim Butswat said though the police is aware of the incident, it has not been reported officially. Butswat said; “The Divisional Police Officer...
Abuja Pharmacist Shot Dead by Car Thieves
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Abuja Pharmacist Shot Dead by Car Thieves

An Abuja pharmacist identified as Sunday Ike, has been shot dead by unidentified gunmen who stole his light blue Toyota Camry. The deceased was shot in the head by gunmen who attacked his shop located on 3rd Avenue in Gwarimpa at about 11pm on Friday June 19. FCT police spokesman,  DSP Anjuguri Manzah said operatives who responded to a distress call, took the victim to the Federal Medical Centre in Jabi, where he was certified dead by doctors. Manzah said; “Police operatives, who responded to a distress call on the incident, rushed the victim for medical attention at the Federal Medical Centre, Jabi, where he was later certified dead. “While commiserating with the family and friends of the deceased, the Commissioner of Police in Charge of FCT, Mr Bala Ciroma, assured tha...
Former Commissioner in Ebonyi State Arrested for alleged murder
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Former Commissioner in Ebonyi State Arrested for alleged murder

The police in Ebonyi have arrested a former Commissioner for Border Peace and Conflict Resolution in the state, Donatus Ajah, on allegations of murder. Ajah is being accused of complicity in the death of a 46-year-old man identified as Azubuike Inya. The deceased was allegedly killed by hoodlums who inflicted machete wounds on him that led to his death. According to the police, both Mr. Ajah and the late Mr. Inya are from Amankwo village in Nkpoghoro community in the Afikpo North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. Investigations revealed that the killing was occasioned by an intra-communal crisis involving the two factions of Amankwo village. One of the factions is said to be led by Mr. Ajah while another faction is led by one Ifeanyi Obila. The two groups have constantly ...
Imo Undergraduate Who Died After Sex Romp Buried
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Imo Undergraduate Who Died After Sex Romp Buried

Cynthia Obieshi, a female undergraduate of the Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Owerri, Imo State, who died after a sex romp with her boyfriend, Samuel Osuji, was on Thursday buried. The 25-year-old was buried at her father’s compound in the Umuaro community in the Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of the state amidst tears. It was reported that the two undergraduates were on Sunday morning found dead in a hostel room after they had indulged in a sex romp. The police spokesperson in the state, Orlando Okeokwu, had told our correspondent that the corpses of the deceased were deposited at the morgue. He had said, “On June 14, 2020, acting on a report received at the Police station, operatives of the Divisional Police headquarters, Nekede/Ihiagwa Division moved to room 19 Vic-Mi...
Carpenter Mistaken for an Armed Robber Killed by Mob in Ekiti
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Carpenter Mistaken for an Armed Robber Killed by Mob in Ekiti

Tragedy struck in the Olujoda area of Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti state capital on Wednesday after a 45-year-old carpenter was killed by a mob who mistook him for an armed robber. According to reports, Olujoda has witnessed a series of robbery attacks in recent times and this has caused residents to be suspicious of every move. Eyewitnesses say the youths in the area saw the deceased roaming the street and this made them become suspicious of him. They mistook him for one of the robbers who might have attacked them in the past and then descended on him, beating him with dangerous weapons until he fell into a coma. He was later rushed to the hospital where he was confirmed dead.   His bereaved wife, Yemi, told newsmen that her husband told her that he was going to Olujoda for a...
22-year-old Student Dies in her Boyfriend’s Apartment in Osun
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22-year-old Student Dies in her Boyfriend’s Apartment in Osun

An undergraduate of the Federal University of Oye Ekiti in Ekiti State, Faderera Oloyede, was found dead in an apartment belonging to her boyfriend, Ayo Maliki, in Osun State on Tuesday, June 16. Faderera, a 300-level-student of Mathematics Education, had gone to visit Maliki in his apartment in the Koko area of Iree in Osun in the company of one of her friends, Kemisola Adewusi, a student of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. According to sources, Maliki had prepared rice for his visitors and while eating the food, Oloyede suddenly developed stomach ache and started vomiting. She, however, died as Maliki and others tried to save her. "They tried to save her life but she died after complaining of stomach ache," a resident who spoke on condition of anonymity said Confirmin...
25-year-old man arrested for Raping and Murdering his Brother’s Wife in Zamfara
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25-year-old man arrested for Raping and Murdering his Brother’s Wife in Zamfara

The police in Zamfara state have arrested a 25-year-old man, Aminu Bala, who allegedly raped and murdered his elder brother’s wife, Hauwau Iliyasu. The state police command spokesperson, SP Mohammed Shehu, who confirmed his arrest to newsmen, said the suspect who is a native of Maradun Local Government Area in the state, confessed to raping the woman and then killed her. “On June 15, 2020, a report was received by the police that a housewife, Hauwau Iliyasu, 25, a resident of the Damba area, was raped and killed. The police, upon the receipt of the information, rushed to the scene and met a woman lying in a pool of her own blood. The whole body was butchered with a machete and she was evacuated to the Yariman Bakura Specialist Hospital, Gusau, where she was confirmed dead.”...
Police Release Mugshot of Oluwatoyin Salau’s Suspected Killer
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Police Release Mugshot of Oluwatoyin Salau’s Suspected Killer

The Tallahassee Police Department has released the mugshot of Oluwatoyin Salau’s suspected killer after he was arrested on Sunday in connection to the killing of the Black Lives Matter activist. According to arrest records in Orange County, Florida, 49-year-old Aaron Glee Jr., was arrested in Orlando on June 14 on an out-of-county warrant from Leon County on charges of homicide-felony murder. Police said at approximately 9:15 pm Saturday night, TPD investigators arrived in 2100 block of Monday Road to follow up investigation on a missing person case. During the course of the investigation, two deceased people were located in the area. The TPD identified 19-year-old Oluwatoyin “Toyin” Salau and  Victoria Sims, 75, a AARP volunteer as victims of a double-homicide. Both women...
Doctor Killed and Burnt in Zamfara
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Doctor Killed and Burnt in Zamfara

The Zamfara State Police Command has launched an investigation into the gruesome murder of a medical doctor identified as Enoch Okpara. Okpara who was a consultant Obstetrics/Gynaecologist working at the Federal Medical Centre in Gusau, was found dead at his residence in Mareri area of the state capital on Saturday June 13. The remains of the deceased was found burnt beyond recognition after the church he worshipped in raised an alarm of him missing after not showing up for a programme on Saturday morning, which was quite unusual. It was gathered that the leaders of the church contacted some of his colleagues who tried his mobile phone number which rang repeatedly without response. His colleagues who suspected that something was wrong checked his apartment and saw his car park...
Kaduna: SOKAPU calls for Immediate Investigation into Zangon Kataf Crisis
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Kaduna: SOKAPU calls for Immediate Investigation into Zangon Kataf Crisis

The Southern Kaduna People’s Union, SOKAPU, has called on the Kaduna State Government to immediately investigate the killing of one Mr. Yusuf Moses Magaji at the outskirts of Zango kataf town, in Zango Kataf Local Government Area. SOKAPU made call in a statement issued by its National Public Relations Officer, Luka Binniyat. It observed that the deceased, Yusuf Moses Magaji, 32, a father of two,f walked to his farm just on the outskirts of Zangon Kataf town, in the Southern part of the state and did not return as he was later discovered to be murdered. The statement reads, “Yusuf, a teacher and Tsam by tribe, is the son of retired Rev. Musa Magaji who resides at Kibori in Zamandabo ward of the local government. It is close to Zangon Kataf town. “It was from there that Yusuf...
Police Allegedly Push 80-year-old to Death in Anambra
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Police Allegedly Push 80-year-old to Death in Anambra

An 80-year-old woman was allegedly push to death by the Police in Agulu community in Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State on Wednesday. The incident was said to have happened when the Police officers were pushed the 80-year-old woman while attempting to arrest her, Channels TV reported. According to family members, on Wednesday morning, the policemen stormed the family’s compound early o arrest the deceased grandson for cult related matters. The old woman was reportedly begging the Police officers to leave her grandson, who is a sickle cell patient when she was allegedly shoved aside by the officers and she fell to her death. President-General of Agulu People’s Assembly, Anene Orakwelu reacting to the news said the State Police Command will open an investigation i...
Imo Records First Coronavirus Death
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Imo Records First Coronavirus Death

Imo state has recorded its first Coronavirus death as confirmed on Wednesday June 10, by the Chairman of the COVID-19 Taskforce in the state, Professor Maurice Iwu. Prof Iwu disclosed that the deceased had an underlying health issues before he was brought to the isolation centre. This complicated his chances of survival. As at Wednesday, Imo state had 83 confirmed cases of Coronavirus.
Court Frees 16-year-old Girl who Killed Attempted Rapist
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Court Frees 16-year-old Girl who Killed Attempted Rapist

A Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos has freed a 16-year-old girl, Timilehin Taiwo, who was charged to court for the murder of a 51-year-old man Babatunde Ishola who allegedly tried to rape her. LIB had previously shared the story of how Timilehin stabbed Babatunde, a security guard, to death at the Aboru area of the state on Saturday, March 7th. Timilehin in her statement to the police, said that the deceased who is her father’s friend, invited her to his house to assist him in fetching water as he lived alone and that she had always been helping him with house chores. She stated that on the day of the incident, while she was helping the deceased, he attempted to rape her. She said in an attempt to defend herself, she picked up a knife and stabbed him, leading to his death. The...
BREAKING: Ooni of Ife Loses Grandmother
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BREAKING: Ooni of Ife Loses Grandmother

The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II has lost his grandmother, Madam Comfort Faramobi Ajoke Olasoji Soji-Opa. Mrs. Faramobi gave up the ghost on Saturday night at her residence in Ile-Ife at the ripe age of 103 years. In a statement, signed by Director, Media & Public Affairs, Comrade Moses Olafare, the deceased was Born in 1907 to Chief & Mrs. Aina Akinyemi of the Ajigbayin Compound of Ile-Ife. Survived by children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, the late Ooni Ogunwusi’s grandmother is scheduled to be buried on Saturday, 13th June 2020 at her residence in Ile-Ife.
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Pregnant Woman Raped and Murdered in Benin

Mrs Queen Igbinevbo, the wife of a politician, Comrade Promise Igbinevbo in Benin who was reportedly pregnant has been raped and murdered by unknown persons at her resident in the Edo state capital. According to report, Mrs Igbinevbo was attacked by the men who gained entrance into the home through the ceiling. A source who spoke to an online publication said the hoodlums were looking for her husband, Comrade Promise Igbinevbo, who is a Governorship Campaign Coordinator. However, when they couldn’t find him at home on May 20, 2020, they raped and murdered his wife. The body of the deceased was discovered by neighbours who were worried that they have not seen her in a while. A source said: “When we could not see Queen, I came to check if she was fine, because she lives al...
Lightning Kills Man during a Downpour in Edo
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Lightning Kills Man during a Downpour in Edo

A man has died after he was struck by lightning during a downpour in Edo state. The man, identified simply as Mr. Edafe, died on Thursday, June 4, in Benin, Edo State. The deceased was reportedly working at a building site around the Cattle Market in Asoro Hill, on Ekehuan Road, when the rain started. He took refuge in a nearby uncompleted building. While there, waiting for the rain to subside, he was struck by lightning and he died instantly.
Full autopsy report Reveals George Floyd Tested Positive for Coronavirus
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Full autopsy report Reveals George Floyd Tested Positive for Coronavirus

A 20-page autopsy report released by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office has revealed that George Floyd who died after some Minneapolis police officers knelt on his neck, tested positive for Coronavirus in April. The autopsy report came with the family’s permission and it was released after the coroner’s office released summary findings which affirmed that Floyd had a heart attack while being restrained by officers. George Floyd's death has now been classified as a homicide. TMZ reported that the Coroner said; "Positivity for 2019-nCoV can persist for weeks after the onset and resolution of clinical disease, the autopsy result most likely reflects asymptomatic but persistent PCR positivity from previous infection." This meant the deceased was likely walking around...
Swankyjerry Campaigns Against Rape
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Swankyjerry Campaigns Against Rape

Celebrity stylist SwankyJerry, real name Jeremiah Ogbodo has campaigned against rape and joined the End Rape advocates. According to the Forbes 2020 fashion entrepreneur, men should be taught NEVER to rape. SwankyJerry also says rape is never the fault of the victim/survivor, and everybody should say no to rape. The super star stylist took to all his social media handles to campaign against rape and in a few of his posts on social media, he expressed how heavy his heart is about the increasing number of rape cases. You recall that 22-year-old Uwa Omozuwa. died on May 30, after she was brutally raped and physically attacked inside a Redeemed Christian Church of God, or RCCG, branch in Benin city, Edo state. According to reports gathered, the deceased had gone to t...
NYSC Corps Member Slumped and Died in Rivers State
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NYSC Corps Member Slumped and Died in Rivers State

A corps member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Rivers state, identified as Atiye Florence Aduke, has slumped and died. Atiye Florence Aduke who was a member of the 2019 Batch C, Stream 2, of the scheme lost her life on Saturday May 30th, 2020. According to reports, the deceased attached to Abua Odual LGA, slumped and hit her head against a wall in her house on Wednesday, 27th May, 2020. She was quickly rushed to the hospital but unfortunately didn’t survive. Friends and fellow Corp members have taken to social media to pay tributes to the deceased. Sharing the painful news on Facebook, Atiye Olawale, wrote; “Painfull exit, Atiye Florence Aduke u told me that I should come and visit you once u come back from Port Harcourt to Lagos of which i make move?, ...
Late NDDC Director Tested Positive for COVID-19
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Late NDDC Director Tested Positive for COVID-19

Charles Odili, the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Director of Coroporate Affairs has confirmed that the late acting Director of Finance and Administration of the commission, Ibanga Etang tested positive for Coronavirus. Odili said the Rivers State Ministry of Health wrote to the commission to confirm that the late director died of complications linked to Coronavirus. He added that the commission was compelled to make the declaration after getting clearance from the deceased family. Odili said; “The family has authorised the Commission to announce the late Executive Director tested positive to COVID-19. “The ministry has, therefore, directed the Commission to order all management staff to go into self-isolation for a period of 14 days with effects from today, Whil...
Pastor and his Wife Shot Dead on their Farm in Taraba
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Pastor and his Wife Shot Dead on their Farm in Taraba

A clergyman, Reverend Emmanuel Saba Bileya, and his wife, Julianna, have been killed by yet to be identified gunmen in Mararraba community in Donga local government area of Tabara state. The spokesperson of the state police command, ASP David Misal, who confirmed this to LIB, said the pastor, who is the Senior Pastor at Reform Church and his wife were on their farm when the gunmen stormed the place and opened fire on them, killing them instantly. ''It was an attack on the pastor and his wife on their farm. While they were working on the farm, suddenly armed men came and opened fire on them leading to the death of the pastor and his wife.''the spokesperson said   Misal said the matter is currently being investigated.   Pastor Saba is said to have rece...
Man Sentenced to Death for Killing his Father in Lagos
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Man Sentenced to Death for Killing his Father in Lagos

A man identified as Rasak Abiona has been sentenced to death by an Ikeja Special Offences Court on Monday, for beating his 62-year-old father to death with an iron rod. The man was convicted of killing his father during a dispute over property in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo delivered the judgment in a virtual hearing. Justice Taiwo held that though the prosecution had presented circumstantial evidence against the middle-aged defendant during the trial, the state proved its case beyond reasonable doubt. She noted that the technician’s confessional statements to the police implicated him and that during the trial, the defendant did not present witnesses in court to back his claim that his father died after a fall. Justice Taiwo s...
Apostle Johnson Suleiman Places N1m Bounty on Killers of UNIBEN Student (Vera Omozuwa)
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Apostle Johnson Suleiman Places N1m Bounty on Killers of UNIBEN Student (Vera Omozuwa)

Apostle Johnson Suleman of Omega Fire Ministries has promised to give the sum of N1million to anyone willing to provide reliable information to arrest the perpetrators of the rape and murder of Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, a 100-level Microbiology student of the University of Benin, UNIBEN. Apostle Suleiman, who condemned the alleged killing of Uwaila on Sunday, made this known in a tweet on Monday. Recall that Uwaila was allegedly raped and killed by some unknown persons while reading in a Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, in Benin City. “I would give N1million to anyone willing to provide reliable information to the apprehension of those behind the rape/murder of Vera Uwaila who was murdered in the church..contact +2348119313785,” Apostle Suleiman t...
130 People Come Forward to Claim They are Jeffrey Epstein’s Children as the pedophile’s $635 Million Estate is on the Line for Inheritance
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130 People Come Forward to Claim They are Jeffrey Epstein’s Children as the pedophile’s $635 Million Estate is on the Line for Inheritance

130 people come forward to claim they are Jeffrey Epstein's children after the pedophile's $635 million estate was put on the line for inheritance A website created by a DNA company to find any possible heirs to deceased financier Jeffrey Epstein's multi-million dollar estate has heard from 130 people claiming to be the convicted pedophile's children. If any are found to be the former financier's children, they could lay claim to a piece his US$635 million ($1.04 billion) estate, which includes his Manhattan mansion, Zorro Ranch in Stanley, New Mexico, and a luxury 30-hectare estate, dubbed "paedophile island", the Daily Mail reported. About 386 people contacted Epsteinheirs.com, with 30 percent saying they are not sure but think they might be his offspring. The American bi...
Pregnant Woman in Labour Dies after allegedly Being Delayed by Policemen for not Wearing Face Mask in Ogun State
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Pregnant Woman in Labour Dies after allegedly Being Delayed by Policemen for not Wearing Face Mask in Ogun State

A pregnant woman who was in labour died today after she was allegedly delayed by police officers for not wearing a face mask in the Ogun Waterside local government area of Ogun state. According to reports, the deceased, Waidat Adedeji, went into labour and was being rushed on a motorcycle by one of her children to the Ita-Otu General hospital when they were stopped by police officers at Sowore checkpoint. The police officers inquired why they were not wearing face masks and also not obeying the social distancing order of the state government. It was gathered that the policemen allegedly delayed the motorcyclist for hours before they were later released. The woman reportedly died some minutes after. Youths in the area blamed the police for her death. As a way of protest, they t...