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US Election: Police Find Vehicle With Guns As Men Plan To Attack Election Centre
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US Election: Police Find Vehicle With Guns As Men Plan To Attack Election Centre

Two armed men are arrested for driving from Virginia to Philadelphia in a Hummer and 'planning to attack convention center' where ballots are still being counted Trump, who held a 675,000-vote lead early Wednesday but by Friday morning there was just 22,000 votes separating the two candidates [/b] Philadelphia police have arrested two men who were allegedly involved in a plot to attack the Pennsylvania Convention Center on Thursday night. Police were tipped off, possibly from a concerned family member of one of the men, who had driven the 300 miles from Virginia in a Hummer. It's thought the plan was to possibly carry out an attack at the convention center where votes from the election are still being counted. Police have taken both men into custody during which point a weap...
IPOB Killed Army Officers & Took Their Guns, Soldiers Retaliated – Wike
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IPOB Killed Army Officers & Took Their Guns, Soldiers Retaliated – Wike

The Governor wrote: No tribe gave us the kind of strong the Igbos gave to me, but that does not mean we should allow IPOB to destroy the State. is not correct that soldiers are going from house to house to kill. When the IPOB killed the Army officers, they took their guns. It is normal for them to recover those guns. In any case, there are consequences when soldiers are killed. Maybe they retaliating in order to rebuild the moral of other soldiers. So how can in now have such power to order soldiers on any operation? Now you carry propaganda that Wike is killing Igbos. Igbos live everywhere in the State. So, am I also killing them elsewhere?" --- GOVERNOR WIKE https://youtu.be/hoClD8Hcr8Y
Let ‘Responsible Citizens’ Carry Guns – Ortom Begs FG
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Let ‘Responsible Citizens’ Carry Guns – Ortom Begs FG

The Governor of Benue state, Samuel Ortom, Wednesday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari led Federal Government to allow ‘responsible citizens’ to carry guns such as AK47 to prevent criminals from attacking harmless Nigerians. Ortom stated this in a paper obtained by ChannelsTv, which he (Ortom) presented yesterday during the virtual meeting convened by Centre for Values in Leadership, CVL, in collaboration with Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF. In the paper titled ‘Insecurity and Governance Challenges in the New Normal’, the Governor said governments at all levels must come to terms with the fact that insecurity is a real threat to the development of the country and be willing to sincerely tackle the menace. He also recommended adequate funding of security agencies and conti...
Ahmaud Arbery Shooting: Father and Son Arrested, Charged with Murder
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Ahmaud Arbery Shooting: Father and Son Arrested, Charged with Murder

The white man and his son who were seen on a viral video as one of them fatally shot Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old black man, were arrested and charged on Thursday in connection with the shooting. This comes two days after the graphic footage was released online and more than two months after Ahmaud Arbery was shot dead while jogging. The men, Gregory McMichael, 64, and his son Travis McMichael, 34, were each charged with murder and aggravated assault and booked into a jail in coastal Glynn County, Ga., where the killing took place, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation, in a news release, stated that it was Travis McMichael who shot and killed Mr. Arbery on Feb. 23. Mr. Arbery was killed in Satilla Shores, a quiet middle-class enclave...
Ben Murray-Bruce And His Kids Pose With Guns (Photos)
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Ben Murray-Bruce And His Kids Pose With Guns (Photos)

Chairman of Silverbird Group, Ben Murray-Bruce took to Twitter to share these photos of himself and children posing together with guns. The former Senator, who represented Bayelsa East constituency at the 8th National Assembly recently buried his wife, Evelyn after her battle with Cancer. See another photo below…  
Boyd tells Celtic striker Edouard better to go higher than Newcastle
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Boyd tells Celtic striker Edouard better to go higher than Newcastle

Kris Boyd says Odsonne Edouard should sign for one of England's big clubs. The Celtic striker has been linked with Newcastle United, Leicester City and Arsenal. And former Rangers star Boyd believe Edouard has the ability to play right at the top. He told Sky Sports: "He's the outstanding player in the league – a class apart. "There's talk of him going to a mid-table team in England but he should just cut them out and go straight to the top with any of the big guns. "He's got everything. He glides past defenders as if they are not there. He's got skill, although perhaps one criticism can be his finishing, he tries to place everything in the corners. "He's not from the same finishing school as someone like [Celtic's Scotland forward] Leigh Griffiths but in terms of the ...
Autopsy Reveals Rap Artist Juice WRLD Died Of Accidental Overdose
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Autopsy Reveals Rap Artist Juice WRLD Died Of Accidental Overdose

“The manner of death is an accident,” the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said of the December 8th death of the 21-year-old, who was born Jarad Higgins. “The Office determined that Higgins died as a result of oxycodone and codeine toxicity” — powerful painkillers in the same drug family as morphine and heroin. Authorities reportedly had been waiting for the artist’s private plane to land at Midway International Airport on suspicion he had contraband. They discovered drugs, guns, and ammunition. When the rapper began “convulsing” an FBI agent administered two doses of Narcan — an emergency treatment when an opioid overdose is suspected — which awoke him though he remained incoherent, according to The Chicago Tribune newspaper. The musician was pronounced dead at 3:14 am ...
Amotekun: We Won’t Rely On Guns, Will Use Ancestors’ Powers To Operate
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Amotekun: We Won’t Rely On Guns, Will Use Ancestors’ Powers To Operate

As the newly launched security outfit tagged Western Nigeria Security Network (tagged: Operation Amotekun) is set to begin operation, one of its personnel, Soludero Hunters’ Association has said the outfit doesn’t rely on guns to function well but would use their ancestors’ powers to ward off any aggression against Yoruba indigenes in the zone. Oba Nureni Ajijola Anabi who is the National President of the hunters, told newsmen that since the outfit was launched, they had resuscitated all “powers used by our ancestors to conquer their aggressors and that’s what we will use in protecting our zone”. “We promise to be civil and law-abiding in our operations. We will never disappoint our governors who initiated the security outfit. Also, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Eniitan Adeyeye Ogunwus...
Amotekun: Lagos, Osun, Ekiti Recruit 1,320 Militiamen. “They Can Use Guns”
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Amotekun: Lagos, Osun, Ekiti Recruit 1,320 Militiamen. “They Can Use Guns”

The new security outfit geared towards tackling kidnapping and criminal activities in the South-West, Operation Amotekun, gained momentum on Friday as Lagos, Osun and Ekiti state governments announced they would recruit about 1,320 militiamen for the purpose. The announcement came barely two days after South-West governors led by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State inaugurated the outfit, also called Western Nigeria Security Network. The development came just as the police have identified about 52 deadly blackspots they would focus on in collaboration with the militiamen. The development came amid the announcement by some social-political groups across the country endorsing the outfit, saying it would help tackle insecurity in the region. The groups are the Arewa Consultati...
Gunmen Attacked Train  Kaduna -Abuja
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Gunmen Attacked Train Kaduna -Abuja

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers on  Thursday morning attacked an Abuja bound train with guns and other projectiles. The train which left the Rigassa train station at around 10 am was attacked a few kilometres to Katari, about seventy kilometres to Abuja. A passenger on the train told Vanguard that the train came under what he called “ballistic projectiles attack” but no passenger was hurt in the incidence. Details later…
Federal agents on a tip off search Lil Wayne’s private jet in Miami for drugs and guns
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Federal agents on a tip off search Lil Wayne’s private jet in Miami for drugs and guns

A private jet owned by US rapper Lil Wayne was a subject of curious interest on Monday, December 23rd to investigators from the FBI, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and other agencies. Lil Wayne was reportedly a passenger on the plane that flew into Miami. The plane, a Gulfstream G-V capable of accommodating up to 14 passengers was stopped by federal agents for a search for suspected drugs, Miami Herald reported. Miami-Dade police officers were also part of the search team. The jet is being held at Miami-Opa Locka Executive Airport, the newspaper quoting three law enforcement sources said.  It said Federal agents received a tip about drugs possibly being transported. A search warrant was being obtained from a Miami federal judge to inspect the aircraft, the M...
Nigerian Army Using Guns Bought During Shagari Regime To Fight Boko Haram – Punch
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Nigerian Army Using Guns Bought During Shagari Regime To Fight Boko Haram – Punch

Fresh indications have emerged that military troops deployed to fight Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East are using outdated weapons and equipment, including failing Shilka guns procured during the administration of late Alhaji Shehu Shagari, who was the President of Nigeria between 1979 and 1983. This development, according to top military officers who spoke to Sunday PUNCH on condition of anonymity, has exposed Nigerian troops at the battlefront to attacks by the terrorists, especially ISWAP fighters, who are said to have more sophisticated weapons. They noted that it was also responsible for the heavy casualties the country had suffered in the anti-insurgency war in recent times, noting that there were times the Shagari-era weapons failed during operations. The top militar...
S*x For Marks: How I Was Set Up By Student And Cultists – Lecturer Cries Out
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S*x For Marks: How I Was Set Up By Student And Cultists – Lecturer Cries Out

A lecturer at the Ekiti State University(EKSU), Ado Ekiti , Dr. Olaleye Aduwo, who was alleged to have been involved in “sex for mark” scandal, on Monday denied attempting to have canal knowledge of the said female student, The Nation reports. The lecturer in a 29-second video that went viral about a month ago, was accused of attempting to sexually exploit one of his students for marks. In the footage, the lecturer was tortured, harassed and dehumanized by people brought by the lady with mention. Since the incident happened, the lecturer has kept mute on the issue, except the defence he presented before the panel set up by Ekiti State University to investigate the matter, which was gleaned through some sources provided to the closed-door interaction. Speaking with journalists i...
“Wanted To Be A Music Entertainer But I Entertain Boko Haram With Guns” – Soldier
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“Wanted To Be A Music Entertainer But I Entertain Boko Haram With Guns” – Soldier

Nigerian Soldier pictured with a gun says he wanted to be a music entertainer but he now use guns to entertain criminals. He posted his rap video to put up his claim of wanting to be an entertainer. He wrote: "When i was a kid,I wanted to be an entertainer.i mean music,movies..I wanted to entertain people with what I know how to do best but guess what happened years later?i now use guns� in entertaining criminals,kidnappers, militant,herdsmen,BH and Godforbid for anyone wey dey plan to come up next�Las Las my child hood dream is still alive though.maybe the time ain't right yet" Watch Video Below:  
Military Men Once Pointed Guns At Me To Shoot – Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde
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Military Men Once Pointed Guns At Me To Shoot – Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde

Nollywood actress Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde has stated that she once had military men pointing their guns at her and she is not bothered about what is said about on social media. The actress made this revelation in an interview with the Guardian when she was asked about her feelings concerning the negative comments she received recently on social media recently when she engaged in debate with presidential aide on Twitter. She said: “I’m not overwhelmed by the reactions, especially the negative ones. I expected them. These ones were just talk. I faced bullets before. I faced military men pointing guns at me, and so, the negative reactions were nothing to me. And why would I want to ruffle any nest? Who doesn’t want to hide his or her head? Do you know that when I had cause to s...
Kaduna community protests incessant kidnapping
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Kaduna community protests incessant kidnapping

Residents of ‎Nariya Community, a suburb of Kaduna metropolis on Sunday came out in large number to protest against the kidnapping of two pregnant women, three others in the area. The protesters blocked the busy Nnamdi Azikwe Express Way (Western Bypass) Sunday morning to demonstrate their anger. The protesters said kidnapping has now become a daily routine in the community as kidnappers operate with impunity in the area. The Nation gathered that, the protest was prompted as two pregnant women and three men were abducted in their respective houses around 2:00am on Sunday. One of the protesters who does not want his name in the print said, he saw the kidnappers with guns. “I saw them with guns because they attacked my neighbours house and took away two pregnant women, other w...
Suspect Alleges Police Killed Adikwu
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Suspect Alleges Police Killed Adikwu

A suspect of last year’s bank robberies in Offa, Kwara State, has alleged that the police killed Michael Adikwu. Michael Adikwu, was a principal suspect and the mastermind behind the robberies, which claimed many lives. Testifying before the court in a “trial within trial”, Ayoade Akinnibosun, after alleging that the police killed Adikwu, also narrated how the police asked him to implicate the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, in the robbery incidents. Akinnibosun and two other accused, Ibikunle Ogunleye and Adeola Abraham, alleged that they made their statements under duress. Akinnibosun said, “Abba Kyari told me to say that the Senate President Bukola Saraki gave me the guns we used for the operations. But I declined. “He (Abba Kyari) promised that they would reward me han...
Mob Burns Suspected Robber To Death
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Mob Burns Suspected Robber To Death

An angry mob has on Monday lynched and burnt to death a suspected armed robber who was among a gang of seven that invaded Uche street in Eziama, Aba north local government area of Aba. Naija News reports that the robber who was lynched by the mob of angry youths had invaded the area to rob their victims of properties worth millions of Naira. The residents in the area told Naija News that the community had been racing series of attacks by the dangerous dreaded gang of rubbers. Naija News understands that the robbers had invaded the community on Monday morning, robbed their victims but were accosted and attacked by the mob who engaged them in a battle. Due to the rift between the robbers and the angry mob, the mob subsequently over-powered the gang. The seve...
King Remanded Over Robbery in Ondo State
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King Remanded Over Robbery in Ondo State

A King in Ondo State identified as Oba Oluwambe Ojagbohunmi, has been arrested, arraigned and remanded over an alleged armed robbery, arson and conduct likely to cause breach of peace. The King who is said to be a claimant to the throne of Ogeloyinbo of Ayetoro, Ondo state, was arraigned before before an Akure Magistrate Court which was unable to hear his plea in a nine-count charge preferred against him. According to the police, the traditional ruler who was accused of conspiracy to commit felony to wit armed robbery, reportedly robbed one Ajimijere Ayodele of a Tiger Generator and a sum of N160,000 alongside others armed with guns, cutlasses and other dangerous weapons. He was also accused of shooting one Olu Obolo in the leg and macheting him at the rear pelvic girdle. The King...
Photos Of The British Father Killed In Kenya Hotel Terror Attack Released
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Photos Of The British Father Killed In Kenya Hotel Terror Attack Released

The British man killed in the Kenyan hotel attack carried out yesterday by Islamist terrorists has been named as charity executive, Luke Potter.   Mr Potter worked for the Gatsby Charitable Foundation as their Africa Programmes Director, and had only recently moved to Nairobi from the UK.  He was at the DusitD2 hotel in Nairobi when 5 terrorists stormed the place with guns and grenades on Tuesday, January 15. The father-of-one had worked for the international development charity for more than three years, most recently on projects across East Africa. Tuesday's terror attack at a hotel and office complex in Nairobi saw five gunmen kill 14 people, including Mr Potter and a 41-year-old U.S. businessman, after detonating car bombs outside. More than 700 people were evacuate...
‘Get More Guns’ – MC Oluomo Asking His Opponents (Video)
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‘Get More Guns’ – MC Oluomo Asking His Opponents (Video)

This thread is Opened to officially draw the attention of the Inspector General of Police and the DSS to impending murder and immidiately take action and perform their constitutional duty before more persons are killed. In this Video MC Oluomo the Agbero in Chief of Lagos telling his opponents to get more guns because his own gang are ready for the 2019 elections. If the IGP and The DSS is not partisan as they claim the Man must be prosecuted with immidiate effect Watch Video Here VIDEO: MC Olu Omo telling his opponents to get more GUNS because his own gang are ready for 2019 elections. This was few days before he was severely stabbed at APC Lagos campaign flag off. (WATCH) pic.twitter.com/IpKwKFyKY1 — Prince Adelaja Adeoye (@AdelajaAdeoye) January 9, 2019
Three Dead After Armed Robbers Attack Travelers in Ondo
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Three Dead After Armed Robbers Attack Travelers in Ondo

Three persons have been killed after a armed robbery attack at the Uso end of the Akure-Owo Expressway, Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State. According to Punch Nigeria, a source said the robbers stormed the road and stopped vehicles going towards Akure, the state capital, and dispossessed many travellers of their belongings. The robbers shot into the air, adding that when the vehicles were stopped, the occupants fled into the bush, while some of the them were hit by bullets from the bandits’ guns. “There were continous gunshots on the expressway for several minutes. The travellers had to hurriedly disembark from their vehicles and rushed into the bush for safety, but some of them were shot dead in the process of running away, while many of them sustained gunshot injuries,” the s...
Police arrest 23 Zamfara protesters for possession of firearms
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Police arrest 23 Zamfara protesters for possession of firearms

The Zamfara State Police Command said it has arrested 23 Zamfara protesters for possession of firearms during the riot in Tsafe town on Monday. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Usman Belel, made this known to journalists in Gusau after the restoration of peace and normalcy in the affected area, Punch Metro reports. He said the command was particularly disturbed to discover that some of the protesting youths carried guns and fired shots to scare people after which they burnt several vehicles at the local government secretariat. He said: “Although arrests were still going on in the local government headquarters, Tsafe and its environs, those arrested would help in investigations in order to fish out the perpetrators and their sponsors.” The News Agency of Nige...
Delta wins National Sports Festival – See Medals’ table
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Delta wins National Sports Festival – See Medals’ table

Delta State has officially emerged the winner of the 19th National Sports Festival. Team Delta amassed an astonishing 163 gold medals, 88 silver and 101 bronze medals to beat the other participating teams to the number one position after 10 days of action in Abuja. Delta wins National Sports Festival in style While this is the fifth time Delta will be coming first at the National Sports Festival, this is their best showing going by the number of medals they won in total. Interestingly, Delta State first won the festival when Abuja hosted the biennial games in 2004. At this year’s festival, Rivers State finished a distant second with 69 gold, 58 silver and 57 bronze medals. Edo State finished third with 47 gold, 41 silver and 53 bronze medals. After a very excruci...
Calabar pastor kidnapped inside his church premises
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Calabar pastor kidnapped inside his church premises

A popular Calabar Pastor identified as Pastor Joseph Okoro, the G.O of the Bible Christian Crusade Mission (BCCM),  was kidnapped inside his church premises by unknown gunmen on Wednesday evening. The gunmen who disguised as church members and waited until the end of a church programme, kidnapped the Calabar pastor around 9:00PM after an evening fellowship in his church located at 55 Webber Street by Elijah Henshaw in Calabar South. Some church members who spoke to The Nation correspondent said; “They came in as members. After the programme, he went to his office, and as he was about to leave and go to his car and go home, the kidnappers approached him. Some people tried to struggle with them and they brought out guns and threatened to shoot anyone who interfered. “They told ...
Wike Raises Alarm Over Alleged Plot To Plant Guns In Rivers
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Wike Raises Alarm Over Alleged Plot To Plant Guns In Rivers

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has raised an alarm, alleging that the APC-led Federal Government plans to plant 800 guns in the state, in order to create crisis in the state. This was disclosed in a statement issued on Thursday by the Special Assistant on Electronic Media to the Governor, Simeon Nwakaudu. According to Wike, intelligence from credible sources revealed that the resolution to implement the plot was hatched at the Federal Government’s last security meeting. The governor, therefore, called on the international community to take note of the proposed illegal action of the APC-led government. He, however, urged the people of the state to remain calm, but vigilant, adding that the alleged evil machinations will not distract the state from delivering on her c...
LFW 2018, Fashionable Faces Through The Eyes of Camon X Pro
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LFW 2018, Fashionable Faces Through The Eyes of Camon X Pro

This Year’s Edition of Lagos Fashion week, LFW 2018 might has come and gone, but the memory will forever linger in our mind. The event which is the biggest Fashion show in Nigeria brought together top guns in the fashion industry worldwide to view current collections of African designers. Fashion Entrepreneur, Seyi Ush Former BBNaija Housemate, Uriel Ngozi Oputa The 2018 event started on the 24 th of October and came to an exciting end on Saturday 28th October, and we’re still in a nostalgic mood. From the Red-Carpet kicking things off to TECNO Mobile’s creative Booth showcasing some of its most breath-taking smartphones, this year’s edition of the LFW definitely went down as the best so far. Every single day of the event attracted models, fashion enthusiasts, buyer...
Lagos APC Primary: Lagos Politician Escapes Death After Machete Attack By Political Thugs
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Lagos APC Primary: Lagos Politician Escapes Death After Machete Attack By Political Thugs

Political thugs in Lagos state have reportedly attacked a politician by cutting him with a machete. Mustapha narrowly escaped death after being attacked A former Chairmanship aspirant in Kosofe Local Government area, Hon Ibrahim Mustapha, narrowly escaped death on Thursday when suspected political thugs attacked him at Anthony Village with machete. He is currently on admission at a private hospital, Life Fountain Hospital, Anthony, Lagos. Mustapha was allegedly attacked by political thugs suspected to be working for the Special Adviser to the Governor of Lagos on Food Security, Ganiu Okanlawon and a member of Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Bayo Oshinowo, and matcheted him severally on the head. Eyewitnesses informed said that the assailants, numbering between two and...
19 Killed In Fresh Boko Haram Attack in Borno
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19 Killed In Fresh Boko Haram Attack in Borno

Suspected members of the terror group, Boko Haram, have attacked the Malari village in Borno state, killing at least 19 persons. Abatcha Umar, a resident of the community whose younger brother was killed during the attack, said the sect members stormed the community on Sunday and carried out the attack. He said he counted 19 bodies inclusive of his deceased brother. He also accused the Army stationed in the state of negligence. According to him, the community members had spotted the sect members three days before the attack around their environment. Umar said they alerted the soldiers who did not act on their information.   An aid worker at a camp that received the survivors, and who declined to be identified, put the death toll at 63. Boko Haram fighters, according to Reu...
Police Parade Corpses Of Three Armed Robbers Killed During Bank Robbery Attack In Edo
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Police Parade Corpses Of Three Armed Robbers Killed During Bank Robbery Attack In Edo

The Edo State Policr on Friday,  paraded bodies of the three armed robbers killed in a gun duel with the police during foiled robbery attack on two banks in Igarra, headquarters of Akoko- Edo Local Government Area of the State. Twelve persons, including a policeman, were killed on Thursday evening, when the dare-devil armed robbers invaded a police station and two commercial banks, Unity Bank and Keystone Bank. Among those killed in the police station were two detainees who were said to have been arrested Thursday morning for minor offences, one of them was reportedly arrested for incomplete vehicle particulars. The armed men had first attacked the police station which is about 1.2 kilometers away from the banks, where they burnt the official vehicle of the newly posted Area C...
Another Shipment Of Guns And Ammunition Intercepted At Tin-Can Port In Lagos
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Another Shipment Of Guns And Ammunition Intercepted At Tin-Can Port In Lagos

The Tin Can Island Customs Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted a cache of ammunition at two terminals on Monday and Tuesday. The Customs Area Controller of the command, Musa Abdullahi, said in Lagos that about 150 rounds of live ammunition were intercepted at Terminal ‘C’ (Ports& Cargo) while 28 pieces of various sizes of jack knives were found in a 1 x 40ft container No. TGHU 60143419. “I directed the transfer of the suspicious container No.TGHU 60143419 to the Enforcement Unit where it was examined and found to contain 150 rounds of live ammunition and 28 pieces of various sizes of jack knives. These items contravene Schedule 4 Absolute Import Prohibition List item 17 of the Common External Tariffs and Section 46 of the Customs and Excise Management ...
Army arrests 17 suspects in connection with Plateau massacre
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Army arrests 17 suspects in connection with Plateau massacre

The Nigerian Army says it has arrested 17 persons in connection with the killing of at least 100 people in the central state of Plateau over the weekend. This was revealed by Army Spokesman, Major Adam Umar. He said three of the arrested suspects were linked to killings in the Barikin Ladi area, while the other 14 were arrested in connection with the deaths of travellers in the south of the state capital, Jos. “We all know that some days back, some villages in Barikin Ladi were attacked and these three suspects were arrested in connection with that. As our men were repelling the attacks in those areas, we arrested these three suspects with four rifles, three locally made guns and one AK47,” he said President Buhari during his visit to the state on Tuesday June 26th, promised that all ...
French Outrage After Trump Mimics Gunmen
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French Outrage After Trump Mimics Gunmen

US President Donald Trump has outraged French opinion by suggesting the 2015 attacks on Paris could have been stopped by giving people guns. He mimicked gunmen summoning and shooting victims one by one, saying "Boom! Come over here!" and using his hand to imitate a gun being fired. In reality, the attackers sprayed many of their 130 victims with semi-automatic fire and set off bomb belts. The French foreign ministry called for the victims' memory to be respected. "France expresses its firm disapproval of the comments by President Trump about the attacks of 13 November 2015 in Paris and asks for the memory of the victims to be respected," the foreign ministry said. François Hollande, who was French president at the time of the attacks, said Mr Trump's remarks were "shameful". They "sai...
How We Rob Stranded Motorists With Toy Guns In Lagos – Arrested Suspect Reveals
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How We Rob Stranded Motorists With Toy Guns In Lagos – Arrested Suspect Reveals

A 20 year old man arrested by operatives of Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command, has confessed that his gang use a toy gun to rob stranded motorists around Adeniji Adele end of the Third Mainland Bridge. The suspect, Rilwan Wasiu from Oyo State, was arrested last week Thursday at Adeniji Adele under bridge around 10:00 p.m. while he was fighting with his girlfriend. The officers sighted Wasiu beating his girlfriend late at night by the road side. The officers stopped to mediate in the dispute when a toy gun fell off his body. He had attempted to run away immediately the toy gun fell, when he was promptly apprehended and taken to the RRS Headquarters. On further interrogation, the suspect disclosed that he is one of a 3 – man robbery team who dispossess stranded ...
Vic Mensa Against Arming School Teachers, Says AR-15 Needs To Be Banned
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Vic Mensa Against Arming School Teachers, Says AR-15 Needs To Be Banned

If you been paying attention to the news lately following the horrific incident at Parkland High School a couple weeks ago, you probably seen that politicians & our very own President thinks it would be a good idea to arm the teachers in schools to prevent future school shootings from happening. Of course many people think that’s a ridiculous idea, and one particular rapper thinks so too, and that’s Chicago’s own Vic Mensa . On Monday, TMZ caught up with Vic out in West Hollywood, where he voiced his opinion on the idea of teachers carrying guns at school. “Giving guns to teachers is absolutely asinine. It’s so backwards, it’s like anyone saying that clearly never been to a public school, and it’s all just a diversion from big money lobbyist with the NRA,” Vic said. The Roc Natio...
Tension Over The Killing Of NURTW Leader, Kunle Poly’s Aide In Lagos
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Tension Over The Killing Of NURTW Leader, Kunle Poly’s Aide In Lagos

There was tension at Idumota Area of Lagos Island, Lagos, yesterday, following the assassination of the personal assistant to a leader of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, Alhaji Kunle Azeez aka Kunle Poly. The deceased is identified simply as Ganiu (aka Piero). Piero, Kunle Poly and some security guards, including two policemen, were returning from a meeting around 12 midnight on Tuesday when the gunmen opened fire on them. While Ganiu was hit and died on the spot, others sustained varying degrees of injury. Kunle Poly, who heads the NURTW branches in Idumota, had called a meeting of all chairmen in motor parks in the area around 12 midnight. When they were done with the meeting, Kunle Poly, the two poliemen guarding him, Piero, and one other union member, left for hi...
Beggar Arrested With Guns In Lagos
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Beggar Arrested With Guns In Lagos

The officials of Lagos Police Command have arrested a disabled beggar operating in Egbeda area of Lagos. The suspect, Godwin Fawehinmi was caught in possession of a gun and upon investigation, police recovered more guns from his house at Alhaji Sadiku street in Akowonjo area of Egbeda. Fawehinmi who is yet to tell police what he was doing with the weapons, has been transferred to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) office for further investigation. The suspect, who is crippled, it was learnt, usually begs for alms on the street on a daily basis. However, it came to many as a surprise when a gun was recovered from him.
Police Nab 64-year-Old For Allegedly Supplying Guns, Bullets To Robbers
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Police Nab 64-year-Old For Allegedly Supplying Guns, Bullets To Robbers

A 64-year-old man, Zebulus Chiekezie, from Umukegwu-Akokwa in the Ideato North Local Government Area of Imo State has been arrested by the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad for allegedly selling guns and bullets to armed robbers in the state. Chiekezie was apprehended for being in unlawful possession of four single-barrelled guns and 61 live cartridges. A police source said that SARS Annex Commander in Akokwa, Banjoko Idahosa, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, led the operation that led to Chiekezie’s arrest. The source said, “We got intelligence information about his (Chiekezie’s) criminal activities. He sells guns and cartridges to criminal elements within the Akokwa area. “On storming his house, a search was conducted around his premises; four single-barrelled guns and...
Leaked Pictures Of Dead Vegas Gunman And His Weapons Surfaces
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Leaked Pictures Of Dead Vegas Gunman And His Weapons Surfaces

Leaked photos of dead Stephen Paddock, the 64 year old millionaire gambler who killed 58 people and injured hundreds of others has surfaced online. The photos show the horrifying scene SWAT teams encountered when they blew the door off Paddock's nicely furnished Mandalay Bay hotel suite and found him dead inside. Paddock set up cameras in a door peephole and two cameras on a room service cart outside his room to let him know when police or security arrived. The photos, leaked Tuesday, show Stephen Paddock's body on the floor of his suite in the Mandalay Bay resort and casino, which he used as a sniper's nest on Sunday night to open fire on 22,000 innocent people attending a music festival across the street. Only the 64-year-old's legs, torso and left arm are visible in the photo, he w...
Court To Rule On Bails Of Men Accused Of Illegal Guns Importation
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Court To Rule On Bails Of Men Accused Of Illegal Guns Importation

The five men, charged with illegally importing 661 pump-action rifles into the country in a 40-ft container, are to remain in prison as a Federal High Court, Lagos, has fixed July 6 for ruling on their bail applications. The accused are: Mahmud Hassan, Oscar Okafor, Donatus Achinulo, Matthew Okoye (who is said be at large), and Salihu Danjuma. They were arraigned before Justice Ayokunle Faji on June 14 on an eight-count charge bordering on conspiracy, importation of prohibited firearms, forgery, uttering of forged documents and bribery. They had pleaded not guilty to the charges. But at the resumed hearing of the case on Monday, the Defence team of Mr Yakubu Galadima, Mr Godwin Okaka, Mr Olumide Oyewole and Mr Adamu Ibrahim, applied for bails on behalf of the accused. They u...
Fulani Herdsmen Behead Man In Abraka, Delta In His Mum’s Farm
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Fulani Herdsmen Behead Man In Abraka, Delta In His Mum’s Farm

A young man identified as Mr. Solomon Ejoor was on Monday beheaded by Fulani herdsmen in Abraka, Delta state. Read part of what was shared by Christian Onwugbolu; In the recent past, each time Solo Ejor's mother go to her farm, the Fulani herdsmen will warn her not to come back to the farm again. Monday 24/04/2017, she went back to her farm to cultivate cassava for yesterday's market sales, because that is the only way for her to survive. While working in the farm, the Fulani herdsmen appeared suddenly with guns, battle axes and other dangerous weapons and started pursuing the old woman. She used her wisdom as her strength can not help her to outrun the rampaging herdsmen by hiding somewhere. When the Northerners could not catch her but continued the search, she managed to cal...
List Of Items Banned In Ajayi Crowther University Students’ Hostels
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List Of Items Banned In Ajayi Crowther University Students’ Hostels

The list of items banned in Ajayi Crowther University Students’ Hostels has been released by the management of the school. The list was published on the University website for all students and parents/ guardians to see. List of Prohibited/ Contraband Items in Students’ Hostels Indian Hemp Cigarette Hard Drugs (Such as cocaine, heroin, and other illicit drugs) Alcoholic drinks Lethal weapons/ injections, Knives Guns and bullets Knockout/ fireworks of any kind Kerosene lamp, gas cooker, candles, matches and lighters Cooking utensils such as hotplates, rice cookers, toasters, microwaves, electric boiling rings, saucepans, blenders Hair dryers/ straighteners Refrigerators /grillers Any item meant for sale or business activities Raw food items Jeans Diabolic materials Televi...
Ambrose Alli University Lecturers Arrested For Cultism, Guns Recovered
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Ambrose Alli University Lecturers Arrested For Cultism, Guns Recovered

THE Edo State Police Command said it arrested some lecturers of the Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma for allegedly engaging in cult-related activities. The Commissioner of Police, Haliru Gwandu, who disclosed this to journalists in Benin on Tuesday, added that firearms were recovered from the arrested academics. Gwandu also said that among those arrested was a professor, from whom a double-barrel gun, single-barrel gun and one pump action gun were allegedly recovered. The police commissioner said, “The professor was arrested. He was granted bail. The case is under investigation.” Gwandu’s statement came less than a week after the command refuted reports that its operatives allegedly brutalised the Dean of the Faculty of Law of the university, Prof. Sunday Edeko. The commissi...
Cult Members Go On Rampage In Mushin, Lagos, Many Injured
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Cult Members Go On Rampage In Mushin, Lagos, Many Injured

Many people were injured in Mushin and Oshodi areas of Lagos State yesterday as a factional cult group yesterday went on rampage. The hoodlums, which consisted of youths aged between 18 and 25, were seen brandishing weapons such as guns, machete, broken bottles, iron rods, and charms. According to reports from the guardian, two factions of a cult group engaged themselves in a supremacy battle at the Mushin area of Lagos. They attacked themselves and other road users as well as destroy the windscreen of cars of people parked along the road. According to a resident in the affected area,œJohn Udo, gunshots were fired and they took cover in their various homes. Many vehicles were smashed and properties destroyed. “My car was badly damaged. My landlord’s car was affected too....
ICPC Seizes 220 Flats, Four Guns, Ammunition From Ex-gov’s Aide
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ICPC Seizes 220 Flats, Four Guns, Ammunition From Ex-gov’s Aide

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission has seized 220 flats, located in 20 estates, allegedly belonging to one Sanusi Mohammed, a former aide to ex-Governor Isa Yuguda of Bauchi State. It was learnt that 165 rounds of ammunition, a pump action rifle and other weapons were found in some of Mohammed’s properties located at GRA, Bauchi. A source in Bauchi told one of Punch's correspondents that the ICPC made the discovery following a tip-off by a whistle-blower. He said, “About 10 days ago, we received a tip-off from a whistle-blower about the lifestyle of one Sanusi Mohammed, a former aide to former Bauchi Governor, Isa Yuguda. “We traced 220 flats in 20 estates to him. The houses range from two-bedroom to three-bedroom flats. Inside some of the ...
Abuja-Nasarawa Road Shut Down As Northeners Celebrate Buhari’s Arrival
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Abuja-Nasarawa Road Shut Down As Northeners Celebrate Buhari’s Arrival

Abuja-Nasarawa road shut down as Northeners celebrates Buhari arrival They keep chanting "sai baba" as vehicles and bikes Were stopped: causing holdup on the way. Some were even pouring ladies on the bike pour-water , as they chant say baba Police and soldiers couldn't even control them even when they scare them with Gun's Sound
Police Arrest Lady Who Rents Out Guns To Robbers In Cross River State
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Police Arrest Lady Who Rents Out Guns To Robbers In Cross River State

The Cross River Police Command said it has arrested a female armourer, Ms. Hope Usang, 25, who leases arms to suspected robbers in Calabar. Usang and 21 other suspects were arrested at different locations across the state. When policemen stormed Usang’s house, they recovered three revolvers, four rounds of ammunition, one pistol, one locally-made pistol among others.
Man Hacked To Death In Ondo For “Being PDP Member”
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Man Hacked To Death In Ondo For “Being PDP Member”

According to report from Ondo City, within 24 hours of Arakunrin Akeredolu's inauguration,many have lost their lives and scores injured with many fleeing their homes as APC thugs invades Ondo City. The guy in this picture was hacked to death at Lijofi street,Ondo City by APC thugs for been PDP member. I want to believe Arakunrin Akeredolu isn't aware of it yet regardless of the rumors making round. Below is an eyes witness' account: "Abi? Help me ask dem o! I hear say it is some people (weda na task force, abi na Okada people) that are trying to effect changes in their executives, now that power has changed from pdp to apc. They want that to also reflect in their various organisations. Na dem say sha. But what baffles me is that I was at Yaba and these people (some of them wear...