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Pastor Arrested Over Disappearance of his Lover in Port Harcourt
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Pastor Arrested Over Disappearance of his Lover in Port Harcourt

A clergyman identified as Pastor Sodje Masodje, has been arrested over the disappearance of a her lover named Beauty Sorbari Nwigbaranee. Sodje was arrested by the operatives of Garrison of the 6 Division of the Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt after Sorbari went missing on Christmas day. A source disclosed that 20-year-old Beauty, a final year student of the Department of Education, Rivers State University, visited Pastor Masodje, her supposed man friend, on December 25, 2020, Vanguard reports. It was gathered that since the lady visited the clergy, she has not returned and efforts to reach her have proved abortive as her phone has been switched off. The counsel for the family of the missing lady, Gobari Deebom, dislcosed that it was the father of the victim that contacted the...
Naya Rivera’s Disappearance is not Suicide – Cops Says after Speaking to her Son About Tragic Accident’
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Naya Rivera’s Disappearance is not Suicide – Cops Says after Speaking to her Son About Tragic Accident’

Cops who spoke to Naya Rivera's son, Josey after her shocking disappearance have disclosed that they've found no evidence which suggests the popular Glee star may have taken her own life. The "Glee" star rented a pontoon boat with her four-year-old son Josey on Wednesday July 8. She was supposed to return it within three hours, but when she didn't the marina went looking for her. They found the boat with just Josey aboard, and Rivera's life vest still in the vessel. Though it is speculated that the actress committed suicide, Ventura County Sheriff's Office sergeant Kevin Donoghue told People that they believe the incident was a tragic accident.   He said; "We interviewed her son and there was nothing that we learned from her son that would have suggested that this w...
Over 1,000 Nigerian Asylum Seekers Disappear in Netherlands
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Over 1,000 Nigerian Asylum Seekers Disappear in Netherlands

About 1,089 Nigerian asylum seekers who arrived Netherlands between last year and January this year are reportedly missing, raising serious concern in the country. The National Research Council (NRC) Handelsblad which collaborated with Lost in Europe in its June 2020 report, said the Central Agency for the Reception of Asylum Seekers (COA) identified a significant number of the cases. It was further learnt that there's been a upsurge in the number of Nigerians seeking asylum in The Netherlands, with 2,461 persons recorded in 2019. While 961 of them went missing in 2019, 128 could not be accounted for in January 2020. Some of the assylum seekers reportedly returned to Nigeria or moved to Italy, but “at least 961 disappeared without a trace”. It is speculated that the missing pe...
Police Has Identified a 43-year-old German Man as Prime Suspect in the Madeleine McCann Case
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Police Has Identified a 43-year-old German Man as Prime Suspect in the Madeleine McCann Case

Detectives investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann have made a huge breakthrough 13 years after she disappeared. The detectives revealed a new prime suspect in the case. The suspect is a 43-year-old German, currently in jail on an unrelated matter. He has not been named by British police but he was living in a campervan in Praia da Luz in Portugal around the time Maddie disappeared on May 3, 2007. The Metropolitan Police revealed today that the suspect took a 30-minute call to his Portuguese phone around an hour before the toddler was snatched from the holiday apartment where she was staying with her parents Kate and Gerry McCann and her young twin siblings, Sean and Amelie. Madeleine McCann was just 3 at the time she disappeared from her bed in a holiday apart...
Driver and his Friend Kill Businesswoman in Ogun
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Driver and his Friend Kill Businesswoman in Ogun

A commercial vehicle driver, Gbenga Ogungbemi, and his friend, Tosin Olbamoyo, have been arrested by men of the Ogun state police command for allegedly killing a businesswoman, Evelyn Ebere, and stealing her N400,000. A statement by the state police command spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said Gbenga who usually takes the deceased to Ire-Ekiti where she buys palmoil, connived with his friend to kill her so they can steal her money. While on their way to Ire-Ekiti, Gbenga stopped on the road, dispossed Ebere of her N400, 000, and killed her with the help of his friend, Tosin. The suspects then dumped Ebere's body inside the bush along the Sagamu-Benin Expressway. Oyeyemi said an investigation was launched following a report about Ebere's disappearance. The anti-kidnapping unit ...
My Aides Stole Money in my Bedroom – Senator Ajibola Bashiru
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My Aides Stole Money in my Bedroom – Senator Ajibola Bashiru

Senator Ajibola Bashiru, the lawmaker representing Osun Central Senatorial District has revealed that his political aides stole money in his bedroom in December 2019. This is coming after he debunked claims of arresting 5 of his aides for stealing amounts "ranging from N30 billion to N30 million and or 100,000 dollars". In a Facebook he shared, Bashiru wrote; “Many well-wishers have brought to my attention a campaign of calumny in the social media by some disgruntled elements that I caused five of my aides to be arrested over an alleged stolen amount ranging from N30 billion to N30 million and or 100,000 dollars, depending on their levels of fantasy.” However in an interview with The Nation, the Osun-born lawmaker revealed that  two of his aides were arrested because of the...
Naval Officer Declared Missing
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Naval Officer Declared Missing

A naval officer identified as  SLT David Igbashal has been declared missing, after embarking on a journey on February 23. Igbashal was working with the Naval Command in Calabar before his sudden disappearence. His family and office lost contact with him after he embarked on a journey from Calabar to Enugu on February 23. Members of the public with information on the missing naval officer should contact 08063238843.
Nnamdi Kanu Speaks On Collecting Bribe from Buhari
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Nnamdi Kanu Speaks On Collecting Bribe from Buhari

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has denied striking a deal with the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government. Kanu said he would never collect bribe from the federal government, especially now that his parents are dead. The IPOB leader was accused of striking a deal and collecting money from the Federal Government, ahead of the burial of his parents. Kanu’s parents, late HRH Eze Israel Okwu Kanu and his wife late Ugoeze Sally Nmeme Okwu-Kanu will be buried on Friday, February 14, 2020. The IPOB leader had in 2017 eloped from Nigeria following soldiers’ invasion of his home in Afara-Ukwu, Umuahia, Abia State. Following his disappearance and eventual reemergence in Israel, the IPOB leader was accused of taking bribes from the Nigerian...
Mompha Returns To Instagram Again After Sudden Disappearance
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Mompha Returns To Instagram Again After Sudden Disappearance

Infamous Nigerian big boy, Mompha’s insta account has mysteriously reappeared on Instagram after it’s mysterious disappearance from the social app. 16 days ago, we reported that the Instagram page of embattled Dubai-based Nigerian social media celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha a.k.a Mompha seems to have been deactivated. The deactivation of the account was rumored to be connected to his arrest by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over his alleged involvement in internet fraud and money laundering. Today, we decided to troll his Instagram page a little, and we discovered that the account is back on Instagram.
WAEC Official Threatens MURIC Director With Disappearance In Leaked Audio
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WAEC Official Threatens MURIC Director With Disappearance In Leaked Audio

In a tone reminiscent of the dark days of the military era in Nigeria, an official of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), Reverend (Dr) Henry Osidehinde has threatened a ‘disappear without trace’ treatment for Director of Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), Professor Ishaq Akintola for daring to demand the rights of Muslim students. In the 1 minute, 3 seconds audio clip exclusively obtained by Muslim News, Rev. Osidehinde specifically warned Prof Akintola against protesting over WAEC’s deliberate scheduling of its examinations to collide with Friday’s prayer. The Reverend, who is reported to be the Deputy Registrar in charge of the School Examinations Department at the Lagos office of WAEC made the controversial statement at a seminar held on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at the ...
Cardiff City pay Tribute to Emiliano Sala
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Cardiff City pay Tribute to Emiliano Sala

Cardiff players paid a touching tribute to Emiliano Sala before their first home match since his disappearance. The Cardiff striker remains missing, alongside one other, after a plane carrying both passengers, disappeared. The Argentinian forward, who signed for the Welsh side in a club-record £15million had returned to France to say goodbye to team-mates ahead of starting his Cardiff career. Premier League side Cardiff are ‘still praying’ for positive news on the striker, while the French club said ‘Wherever you are, we think of you.’ Football fans from both countries have continued to pay tribute as the search continues. A visibly emotional Warnock walked around the pitch to celebrate with supporters at the end of the Bluebirds’ first home game since new signing Emiliano Sala...
Arsenal Could Recruit Before Transfer Deadline, Says Emery
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Arsenal Could Recruit Before Transfer Deadline, Says Emery

Arsenal’s Spanish head coach Unai Emery/ AFP Unai Emery said Arsenal could recruit up to two players before Thursday’s transfer deadline, with Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic linked with a move to the Emirates. The Arsenal manager’s preference is for loan deals and Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez is also rumoured to be on the Premier League club’s radar. “This transfer (window) is not easy and the message is the club is working on different players and the possibility, if it can be, is good for us,” Emery told reporters on Monday, refusing to be drawn on specific names. “We are looking at two different players and the possibility they can come. If they aren’t coming to help us like we want, I prefer they don’t come.” Emery hinted at his reluctance to recruit defensive rein...
Gary Lineker Criticises Ronaldo For Posting Selfie On Private Plane In Wake Of Emiliano Sala Tragedy
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Gary Lineker Criticises Ronaldo For Posting Selfie On Private Plane In Wake Of Emiliano Sala Tragedy

Match of the Day presenter Gary Lineker has criticised Cristiano Ronaldo for posting an ill-timed selfie while on board his private jet on Tuesday evening. Lineker flagged the Juventus star's tweet before saying: 'Not the day for this tweet. It really isn't.' The Portuguese striker's picture comes in the wake of Emiliano Sala's disappearance as he flew from Nantes to Cardiff on Monday night to complete his move to the Premier League side. Source: rushhoursport
Burkina Faso Prime Minister and Entire Cabinet Resign From Office
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Burkina Faso Prime Minister and Entire Cabinet Resign From Office

Burkina Faso Prime Minister, Paul Kaba Thieba, and his entire cabinet have resigned from office as confirmed in a statement released today. Thieba, a former economist, who held the position of Burkina Faso’s Prime Minister since January 2016 when he was nominated by President Roch Marc Christian Kabore, confirmed the resignation in a televised statement. Though no reason was given for the resignation, it was however gathered that recent high-profile disappearances of foreign nationals have led to direct calls for Mr Thieba’s resignation, as well as that of his defence and security ministers. The government has faced mounting pressure over attacks by militants that have left dozens dead in recent months, including at the French embassy in the capital Ouagadougou, and a number of ki...
Lagos Taxi Driver Punished for Stealing Passengers Phone
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Lagos Taxi Driver Punished for Stealing Passengers Phone

A Lagos taxi driver operating on one of the car hailing services Nigeria, met his Waterloo, early this morning, after allegedly stealing a phone belonging to his client in Lagos. The suspect had gone to drop the lady at her Omole Estate Phase 1 home, but when she stepped inside to get money to pay for the ride, the man allegedly stole her iPhone 8. Upon her return, she discovered that her phone was missing, but the driver denied having anything to do with its sudden disappearance. However, a search was conducted and in the end, the phone was found safely hidden in the car’s sunroof, prompting the driver to be punished and later freed after confessing and apologizing.
Man kills ex-wife, manages her Facebook to make people think she’s alive
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Man kills ex-wife, manages her Facebook to make people think she’s alive

A surgeon pushed his ex-wife off cliff then managed her Facebook profile for months to make people believe she’s still alive. According to the police, Dr Dharmendra Pratap Singh allegedly pushed his ex-wife, Rakhi Srivastava, off a cliff and for the following seven months updated her social media to avoid suspicion of murder. Rakhi Srivastava went missing in June shortly after she remarried following her split from Dr Singh. After her disappearance, her new husband was the suspect but police in Gorakhpur, India, detained Singh and two alleged associates, Pramod Kumar Singh and Deshdeepak Nishad, on Friday. Cops say Dr Singh sedated Ms Srivastava and killed her. He then regularly changed her Facebook status on her phone to deceive people into thinking she’s still alive. However,...
Hoodlums Threaten To Wipe Out Family In Ondo Over Missing Indian Hemp
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Hoodlums Threaten To Wipe Out Family In Ondo Over Missing Indian Hemp

Some yet to be identified hoodlums, reportedly attacked and threatened to wipe out a family in Ondo over missing Indian hemp kept in a farm. The farmer identified Martina Akpan who now lives in fear of the attack, disclosed that her younger brother, Isaac Akpan was attacked by hoodlums numbering over 40 at his farm. According to him, the hoodlums who were armed with dangerous weapons, allegedly beat Akpan to a pulp after he was said to have been queried over the disappearance of bags of Indian hemp kept on the family’s cocoa farm. Daily Post reported that Martina who met the hoodlums with her brother forcefully sandwiched on one of the motorcycle while on her way to the farm, was also attacked alongside her father after they traced the hoodlums to Ilu-Abo, few kilometers from Bolorun...
DSS Finally Speaks On The Disappearance Of Nnamdi Kanu
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DSS Finally Speaks On The Disappearance Of Nnamdi Kanu

The Department of State Services (DSS), has denied that five of its personnel aided Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to escape from his Umuahia home on September 14, 2017. Kanu’s whereabouts was unknown, until he surfaced in Israel recently, after the alleged September 14 raid by a combined team of the Army, Police and the DSS at his home in Umuahia, Abia. A statement by the Public Relations Officer of the service, Peter Afunanya, said that the purported report was fake, mischievous and defamatory. “The Service wishes to state that the news is fake, mischievous and defamatory. It is nothing but a figment of the imagination of the originators,” the statement quoted Afunanya as saying. He said that the stock in trade of Kanu and his collaborators, was...
Saudi Arabia Finally Admits Journalist Jamal Khashoggi Was Killed In Its Istanbul Consulate
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Saudi Arabia Finally Admits Journalist Jamal Khashoggi Was Killed In Its Istanbul Consulate

  Saudi Arabia admitted the journalist was killed inside its consulate in the Turkish city of Istanbul after a brawl but made no mention of where his body is. Jamal Khashoggi, Photo:AFP/GETTY Journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in a fight in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, the country's state TV reports, quoting an initial inquiry. Deputy intelligence chief Ahmad al-Assiri and Saud al-Qahtani, senior aide to Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, were sacked over the affair, it says. US President Donald Trump said what had happened was "unacceptable" but added that Saudi Arabia was a "great ally". This is the first time the kingdom has admitted Mr Khashoggi is dead. The acknowledgement follows two weeks of denials that Saudi Arabia had any involvement in the d...
One Year After Going Missing, IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu Reportedly Spotted In Israel
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One Year After Going Missing, IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu Reportedly Spotted In Israel

The controversial leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has been reportedly spotted in Israel 1 year after his disappearance.   Nnamdi Kanu in Israel It has been reported that the missing leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has been spotted in Israel. According to Punch Metro, Kanu's younger brother, Emmanuel, revealed on Friday that the family received the news through an online video shared by one Castro Nkume.   Nnami Kanu praying in Israel Emmanuel, who spoke through a telephone interview, said the deputy director of IPOB Uche Ejiofor has also confirmed that the man seen in the video was Kanu. The whereabouts of Kanu and his parents had remained unknown since their family house was allegedly invaded by sol...
IPOB: Police Silent About Women Protesters Arrested In Imo State
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IPOB: Police Silent About Women Protesters Arrested In Imo State

Scores Of Women Remain Detained By Imo Police. The police in Imo State have refused to make comments on the women detained recently following their protest of the “disappearance” of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). It was gathered that the women were picked close to Warehouse junction in the state capital, on Friday after attempts by the policemen to disperse them with teargas were unsuccessful. When contacted, Andrew Enwerem, spokesman of the Imo state police command, declined to state the offence of the protesters. Asked why the police picked them up, he replied : “Go to Owerri prison, you are a reporter. Go to the prison and find out.” TheCable, however, told him attempts have been made to have access to the prison authorities but the reporter ...
Police declare 9 bankers wanted over stealing of customers’ deposits totaling over N500M (Details)
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Police declare 9 bankers wanted over stealing of customers’ deposits totaling over N500M (Details)

The Nigerian Police force has declared nine bankers wanted for stealing various amount of money from depositors of a new generation bank. The police acted on petitions it received from the bank and its customers on the disappearance of a large sum of money from their various accounts. They include Oshiojum Chibuzor Wilson, Juwon Faromoh, Akanaga Christian, Linda Chekwube, Matthew Akpan, Oluwasoji Ajetumobi, Nelson Omuzagha, Ogunlaja Ganiyu and Adeyemi Omitogun.  
Woman Swept Away By Sea Waves Reportedly Found Unconscious One Year Later On The Same Beach (Photos)
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Woman Swept Away By Sea Waves Reportedly Found Unconscious One Year Later On The Same Beach (Photos)

A 52-year-old Indonesian woman who was on vacation when she was swept away by a strong wave on Citepus Beach, has been reportedly found. An Indonesian woman declared missing more than one year ago after being swept away by a large wave has been found. She was found on the same beach that she disappeared from and wearing exactly the same clothes she had on when the unfortunate incident happened. According to odditycentral.com, 52-year-old Nining Sunarsih was on vacation in Sukabumi, West Java, when she was swept away by a strong wave on Citepus Beach. She was thereafter carried out to sea by strong currents. At the time, eyewitnesses said they heard the woman screaming and waving her hands for help but they were too scared to go in to help. Search and rescue operations ...
Atiku’s Son Escapes With Son As Court Awards Wife Custody Of Kids
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Atiku’s Son Escapes With Son As Court Awards Wife Custody Of Kids

There was drama at the Tinubu Magistrate’s Court yesterday afternoon following the disappearance of Aamir Atiku, the seven-year-old son of Aminu Atiku and his ex-wife, Unmi Fatima Bolori. The boy’s mother claimed that Aminu, son of former Vice President Abubakar Atiku, snatched Aamir and drove off with him. The alleged incident occurred at 1:59pm, minutes after Aminu lost custody of his daughter Ameera Atiku, 9, and Aamir 7, to Bolori. Chief Magistrate Ayeye granted Bolori full custody of the children after Aminu failed to file a response to her application for child custody. The court ordered Aminu to pay Bolori N250, 000 monthly for the upkeep of the children, beginning from this month. It also ordered Aminu to carry out medical insurance on the children among others. Bolo...
World’s Most Expensive Bottle Of Vodka Worth $1.3m Gets Stolen
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World’s Most Expensive Bottle Of Vodka Worth $1.3m Gets Stolen

A Danish thief made off with what's being hailed as the priciest bottle of vodka in the world. Brian Ingberg, owner of Café 33 - the Copenhagen bar which housed the bottle, made of gold, silver and a diamond-encrusted cap - posted about the disappearance of the lavish liquor on Facebook. He shared a photo of the bottle alongside a security camera still showing a man with his face hidden beneath a white baseball cap and high turtle neck sweater swiping the spirit from the establishment. Ingberg said in his Facebook post that someone entered Café 33 "with key" and stole the Russo-Baltique vodka.The bottle is believed to be worth about $1.3 million. It was produced by a car manufacturer called Dartz Motorz, based out of Latvia, according to Newsweek. The bottle design is a nod to an early...
Disappearance Of Boko Haram Bride Sparks Concern About Return To Militants
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Disappearance Of Boko Haram Bride Sparks Concern About Return To Militants

The disappearance of a former Boko Haram bride who recently returned home after three years in the militants’ stronghold in northeast Nigeria has stoked concern about the difficulty of deradicalising and reintegrating women seized by the jihadists. The wife of a Boko Haram commander, 25-year-old Aisha, was among 70 women and children who in February finished a nine-month deradicalisation programme, having being captured by the army in a raid on the militants’ Sambisa forest base last year. Last month Aisha vanished from her family home in Borno’s state capital Maiduguri, taking the baby boy fathered by her Boko Haram husband and some of her clothes, according to her younger sister Bintu Yerima. “Before she left … she had received a phone call from a woman who was with her (in the ...