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Bandits kill Army colonel, two soldiers in Katsina
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Bandits kill Army colonel, two soldiers in Katsina

A Nigerian Army colonel, M.Z Manu and two soldiers have been killed by bandits in Unguwar Doka Village under Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State. It was gathered that the bandits, armed with AK-47 rifles invaded the villages on Thursday night and started shooting indiscriminately. In the process, the gallant officer, soldiers and some civilians were killed. The acting Director, Defence Media Operations, Brig. General Benard Onyeuko, who confirmed the incident in a statement issued to journalists at the Special Army Super Camp IV Faskari, said troops of Operation Sahel Sanity responded to a distress call on September 24, 2020 that bandits attacked Unguwar Doka Village and swiftly mobilised to the area where they cleared the bandits. During the encounter, troops neutralis...
Lisa Marie Presley’s Son Benjamin Keough is Dead
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Lisa Marie Presley’s Son Benjamin Keough is Dead

Lisa Marie Presley's son and Elvis Presley's grandson, Benjamin Keough has died from apparent Suicide. According to TMZ, the 27-year-old died on Sunday, July 12, in Calabasas from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Benjamin, the son of Lisa and Danny Keough, was also a musician and in 2009, struck a record deal worth $5 million. He also acted in a few movies including a short film called Rod and Barry. His sister is actress Riley Keough, who's been in a number of horror films including 2019's "The Lodge." He kept quite a low profile but is well-known for his uncanny resemblance to his famous grandfather, Elvis Presley. Lisa previously addressed the similarity, saying: "Ben does look so much like Elvis. He was at the Opry and was the quiet storm behind the stage." She added, "...
One Dead and at Least 11 Injured in Minneapolis Shooting
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One Dead and at Least 11 Injured in Minneapolis Shooting

One man has died and another 11 have been injured during a shooting in the US city of Minneapolis. George Floyd's death at the hands of White Police officers has sparked a move to overhaul the Minneapolis Police Department, prompting backlash from the police and Republicans who question how citizens will be protected from violent crime without the police. Acording to Police "individuals on foot" started shooting about 12:30am local time and later fled the scene, and not less than 11 people suffered gunshot wounds during the incident that took place on the 2900 block of Hennepin Ave. South. The cause of the shootings and the perpetrators are still unknown as of 4:00am local time according to a police statement. The area where the incident occured is about 5 kilometres west of the M...
Army Troops Destroy Kidnappers’ Hideouts, Rescue Kidnapped Victims in Plateau
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Army Troops Destroy Kidnappers’ Hideouts, Rescue Kidnapped Victims in Plateau

The Defence Headquarters says troops of operation Safe Heaven have destroyed kidnappers’ hideouts and rescued kidnapped victims in Plateau State. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj. Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday. Enenche said that three bandits were killed during the operation while others escaped with gunshot wounds. According to him, all the suspects have been handed over to authorities for further investigation and prosecution. The statement reads “In continuation of intensive clearance operations under Operation ACCORD aimed at curbing the activities of bandits and other criminals in the North West and North Central region, troops under Operation SAFE HAVEN have neutralized 3 kidnappers hideouts during a commando operation ...
Rayshard Brooks Shooting: Trump Says Police not being Treated Fairly
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Rayshard Brooks Shooting: Trump Says Police not being Treated Fairly

President Donald Trump has reacted to the shooting at Rayshard Brooks which led to an Atlanta police officer, Garrett Rolfe being charged with felony murder on Wednesday June 17. Though Prosecutors said Brooks posed no threat when he was gunned down and that the white officer kicked him and offered no medical treatment as he laid dying on the ground, Trump insisted that the police has not been treated fairly as no one should "resist a police officer”. Speaking on a Fox interview, the US President also said he heard an explanation from Rolfe’s lawyer that the officer heard a sound like a gunshot and saw a flash in front of him. He said; “I don’t know that I would have necessarily believed that, but I will tell you, that’s a very interesting thing and maybe that’s so. They ar...
Why Gunshot was Fired at Aso Villa – Presidency
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Why Gunshot was Fired at Aso Villa – Presidency

The news of gunshot being fired at the Presidential Villa had left many Nigerians worried, and the Presidency has now reacted to the security breach. According to reports, the shots were fired when the First Lady’s Aide-de-camp, Usman Shugaba, attempted to force Pres. Buhari’s Special Assistant, Sabiu Yusuf, into self -isolation over COVID-19 fears. The encounter was said to have degenerated into a heated argument as he insisted he was not the only aide to travel to Lagos saying that the new Chief of Staff, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, is in Lagos every weekend till he settles in Abuja, and wondered why the double standard requiring his self isolation for visiting his own wife who just delivered a new baby. Gunshots were later fired by the First Lady’s ADC in an attempt to apprehend...
Troops Neutralize Bandits in Katsina, Kaduna
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Troops Neutralize Bandits in Katsina, Kaduna

<img class="i-amphtml-intrinsic-sizer" style="max-width: 100%; display: block !important;" role="presentation" src="data:;base64," alt="" aria-hidden="true" /> Troops of Operation WHIRL PUNCH have neutralized two armed bandits while many others fled with gunshot wounds at the border between Katsina and Kaduna states. This was disclosed in a statement issued on Sunday by the Coordinator Defence Media Operations, Major General, John Eneche. The statement noted that the bandits met their waterloo during blocking operations conducted by troops of Operation Whirl Punch under Operation ACCORD against interstate movement of bandits and cattle rustlers. <img class="i-amphtml-intrinsic-sizer" style="max-wid...
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Kenyan Police Constable Shoots his Wife before Killing Himself after Dispute

A Kenyan police constable identified as Michael Siwalo with service number 116272, committed suicide on Friday May 15 after shooting his wife following a domestic dispute. The police constable from Buuri West in Meru County shot his wife Silvia Ramat Letei in the stomach at about 6:15pm before turning the gun on himself.  The incident reportedly occurred at their residence in Panama area, Timau Township in Meru County. A statement released by the police revealed that Letei who is in a critical condition was taken to Nanyuki Teaching and Referral Hospital. The police report filed under OB Number 38/15/5/2020, reads;   “Police proceeded to the scene and found the officer’s wife seated against the wall near the main door. She was in a lot of pain, and was bleeding [pro...
US Rapper, Nick Blixky Shot and Killed in New York City
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US Rapper, Nick Blixky Shot and Killed in New York City

American rapper, Nick Blixky was shot and killed in New York City on Sunday night. The fast-rising star, whose real name is Nickalus Thompson, was found with gunshot wounds in front of 200 Winthrop Street in Prospect Lefferts Gardens around 9:30 p.m.  He was reportedly taken to Kings County Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. There have been no arrests and an investigation into the shooting is ongoing, police said. Nick Blixky, was a member of a hip-pop group, Blixky Crew before he went solo.
‘I Am Still A Rabbit’ – Peruzzi Reveals Level Of His Musical Career
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‘I Am Still A Rabbit’ – Peruzzi Reveals Level Of His Musical Career

Popular Nigerian singer, Peruzzi has revealed that he has is yet to reach the peak of musical career and he is still at a low stage. The DMW signee and ‘Gunshot’ crooner, who has written hit songs for his boss, Davido, made this known after a fan on Twitter commended him by enlisting him in the ‘goat status’. Not Yet. I think I’m still a rabbit for now ? https://t.co/QW7EATFYAg — PERUZZI (@Peruzzi) May 5, 2020
‘Talking Kitty Cat’ Youtube Star, Steve Cash Dies At 40 From ‘Self-Inflicted Gunshot’
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‘Talking Kitty Cat’ Youtube Star, Steve Cash Dies At 40 From ‘Self-Inflicted Gunshot’

Youtube star, Steve Cash, best known for his popular “Talking Kitty Cat” videos on Youtube has died by suicide. According to TMZ , Cash died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound Thursday morning April 17th. His death was confirmed in a Facebook shared by his wife, Celia DeCosta Cash. He was 40 years old. “This is so hard. I’m not even sure what to say, or for that matter, what to do,” the post read. “I just lost my best friend, my sidekick, my lover, my mentor, my absolute everything, this morning. I’m so sad to say, my husband, Steve Cash took his own life this morning 4/16/2020. It hurts me to share this. Please understand, give the family time to grieve, but know that Steve is no longer in pain.” TMZ reports that Cash had been open with his mental health struggles, even ope...
Country singer Daniel Lee Martin Commits Suicide after being Accused of Sexually Abusing a child
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Country singer Daniel Lee Martin Commits Suicide after being Accused of Sexually Abusing a child

A country singer under investigation for child sex abuse charges in Florida and Tennessee has been found dead in his home. 54-year-old Daniel Lee Martin singer and reality TV star was reportedly found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gun shot wound on Friday by police officers attempting to serve him with a warrant for 3-counts of sexual exploitation on a minor, along with aggravated sexual battery and solicitation of a minor to commit rape. According to a statement from Pasco Sheriff's office, deputies arrived at Martin's home in Pasco County, Florida, at about 3.20 pm after they failed to make contact with him. He was said to have previously made threats of harm against himself and others.   'Martin did not respond to attempts to make contact with him,' said ...
25-Year-Old Malawi Woman Dies 1 Month after she was Shot by her Husband
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25-Year-Old Malawi Woman Dies 1 Month after she was Shot by her Husband

Malawians have taken to Facebook to mourn the death of Waheeda Bagus, a 25-year-old woman who was shot by her husband because he suspected her of infidelity. Waheeda, who a niece to Malawi's Trade, Industry and Tourism Minister, Salim Bagus, was shot by her husband on December 15. She succumbed to the gunshot wounds on Tuesday, January 14, at Kamuzu Central Hospital. It has been revealed that the late Bagus’ condition  became worse and there was a need to raise K40 million for specialised treatment in India. Unfortunately, she died despite attempts to save her life. Bagus' husband Mark William Phiri attempted an escape after shooting his wife last December but eventually handed himself over to Malawi Police and was charged with attempted murder. Lingadzi Police Public R...
Nigerian man shot Dead Outside his Apartment Complex in California
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Nigerian man shot Dead Outside his Apartment Complex in California

A 46-year-old Nigerian man identified as Kenneth Onyebuchi Onah, was shot dead on Saturday, January 11, behind the security gate of his apartment complex in Gardena, South Bay region of Los Angeles County, California, U.S. Officers initially responded at 12:34 a.m. to the 1300 block of Marine Avenue regarding gunshots heard in the area, Gardena Police Lt. Christopher Cuff said. They did not locate any gunshot victims or any signs of a shooting. Approximately one hour later at 1:35 a.m., police received a call in the 15100 block of Raymond Avenue of a gunshot victim in the hallway of an apartment building, Cuff said. Onah was shot in the abdomen and paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene, he said. "Preliminary, it appears that the shooting occurred behind the securi...
Suspected Bandits Kidnap Four Customs Officers in Katsina
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Suspected Bandits Kidnap Four Customs Officers in Katsina

Suspected bandits have kidnapped four officers of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State. The four customs officers, according to residents of the area, were abducted at a checkpoint in Dan-Bedi village along Jibia-Batsari road about 10.12 a.m. The abduction came barely 24 hours after the murder of Umar Isah, a senior lecturer with the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria by bandits in Malumfashi LGA of the state. Confirming the abduction of the Customs officers to THISDAY yesterday, a resident of Jibia who craved anonymity, said seven bandits reportedly arrived at the checkpoint, fired gunshots in the air and whisked the victims away. He said: “The bandits on motorcycles arrived the customs checkpoint this morning (yesterday) and seized the...
British man living in New York, kills wife, 12-year-old daughter and himself
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British man living in New York, kills wife, 12-year-old daughter and himself

Steven Jones, a British ex-pat living in New York reportedly killed his American wife and 12-year-old daughter before turning the gun on himself.   The 46-year-old British man had a day before the double murder-suicide incident, sent an email to a family friend of more than 40 years, Kenneth Petch, apologizing for creating 'such chaos'. He also asked for the email to be relayed to his parents, Roy and Rita.     It read: "Hi mum and dad, this is Steve. I do this to protect Emma. It's taken me 18 years, but I realise that I have wandered down the wrong path with the wrong person and that I have been manipulated for too long. "I cannot bear the thought of this happening to a special 12-year-old, and if I don't intervene, she will be left to the wolves all al...
Shiites leader El-Zakzaky and wife suffering from metal poisoning — Court documents
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Shiites leader El-Zakzaky and wife suffering from metal poisoning — Court documents

Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria and his wife  Zeenat, are reportedly battling heavy metal poisoning as revealed in the court document filed on their behalf at the Kaduna State High Court.   The metal poisoning is caused by the gunshot pellets in their body system, and the couple are seeking the court’s permission to travel to India for medical attention. The court document filed by Mr Femi Falana (SAN) revealed that the El-Zakzaky “suffered from severe recurrent stroke and shock”, while his wife “suffered from heavy metal poisoning” as a result of  the “gunshot pellets lodged in the iliac region of  her  abdomen”   They were allegedly shot by soldiers in the convoy of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, in Zaria, Kaduna...
One Shot Dead As Mob Burns Down Police Station In Oyo
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One Shot Dead As Mob Burns Down Police Station In Oyo

A mob has set ablaze an Ibadan police station in Oyo State over alleged killing of a motorcyclist, aka Okada rider, by a policeman. The mob set the Alakia-Adelubi Police Division on fire destroying six vehicles. Explaining what led to the incident, the police said in a statement: “Due to the positioning of the men, the armed sentry, Sergeant Sunday Ogunkanmi, who was the last man on the professional positioning, made efforts to stop the motorcyclist and his passengers and consequently, there was a scuffle and they all fell down. “While the others took to their heels, the apparently already cocked weapon was fired and hit the motorcyclist on the left elbow and grazed his ribs hence, he was hospitalized. “The concerned mischief-makers, who heard the gunshot, concluded that the ma...
Boko Haram: Army Finally Reacts to Attack on its Base in Borno
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Boko Haram: Army Finally Reacts to Attack on its Base in Borno

After several days of silence, the Nigerian Army has finally spoken on the attack on its base at Mararaba Kimba in Sabon Gari along Biu, Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State in Northeast, Nigeria. A statement from Ado Isa, Colonel and Deputy Director, Public Relations, Theatre Command, Operation Lafiya Dole said the recent strategy adopted by the untiring and dogged troops of Operation Lafiya Dole in conducting robust and aggressive fighting patrols coupled with simultaneous clearance operations within the North East has been highly effective. “These actions were aimed to complement the efforts of Operation Yancin Tafki by the Multi National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) currently ongoing along the borders of the lake chad region. “Recently, it has b...
Angry Wife Kills Husband for Adding Porn Channel to their Cable TV Subscription
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Angry Wife Kills Husband for Adding Porn Channel to their Cable TV Subscription

Patricia Hill, 69, a woman from Arkansas, United States, ‘flew into a rage’ and killed her husband after seeing that a pornography channel had been added to their satellite television subscription. She is currently standing trial for capital murder in the death of her husband, Frank Hill, 65, who was found dead at their home. Prosecutors told a Jefferson County courtroom that the woman had previously cancelled the X-rated channel on two previous occasions, and fatally shot her spouse when she discovered he had subscribed to the service once again. She is accused of confronting Hill in a shed he had set up as a ‘man cave’ at the back of their house.  She then allegedly went to retrieve a .22-caliber pistol before returning to the shed and shooting him dead. The victim was found...
How OAU Management Exposed us to Rape, Attacks and  others – Students
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How OAU Management Exposed us to Rape, Attacks and others – Students

Students of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, under the auspices of Action Committee of the Great Ife Students’ Union on Tuesday, decried what they termed unfavourable accommodation policy of the university management. They accused the university authorities of exposing over 80 per cent of students of the institution to danger of incessant attacks, rape, and molestation, through its new accommodation policy that ejected them out of the hostel to take up accommodation outside the campus. According to them, students were being attacked and raped on a daily basis outside the campus, citing a case of part two student of the Department of Accounting & Management who died of gunshots recently during a robbery incide...
Police gun down Four Armed Robbers Days After They Attacked NYSC Lodge in Delta State
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Police gun down Four Armed Robbers Days After They Attacked NYSC Lodge in Delta State

Four members of an armed robbery gang suspected to have attacked a lodge for members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) at Isiokolo, Ethiope East Local Government Area of the state have been killed. The notorious robbery gang believed to be terrorising Isiokolo and its environs, was said to have attacked the lodge few days ago, carting away valuables belonging to the defenseless corps members. The robbers were also said to have attacked a bush bar in the neighbourhood of the lodge, causing mayhem. But four of them met their Waterloo on Monday during a shootout with a team of operatives from Isiokolo police division of the state police command. According to reports, the detectives had been on the trail of the suspects and with the assistance of the local vigilance ...
Nigerian Army Routs Boko Haram Insurgents in Yobe Town
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Nigerian Army Routs Boko Haram Insurgents in Yobe Town

  The 27 Task Force Brigade and Nigeria Army Special Forces School, Buni-Yadi, Yobe, on Sunday neutralised scores of Boko Haram insurgents who attacked the military base. The Assistant Director, Public Relations, 27 Task Force Brigade, Major Nureni Alimi, disclosed this in a statement issued on Monday. Alimi said many insurgents were killed, others received gunshot injuries while a cache of anti-aircraft ammunition, bombs, rocket propelled guns and two gun trucks were recovered. “Troops of the 27 Task Force brigade and the Nigeria Army Special Forces school in Buni-Yadi, Gujba Local Government, Yobe successfully defeated Boko Haram terrorists that launched an attack on the military base” it said. “The terrorists came to engage the Brigade around 4:15 p.m. on Sunday Janu...
Nigerian Man And 2 Others Killed, in Palmdale Shooting
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Nigerian Man And 2 Others Killed, in Palmdale Shooting

A Nigerian man identified as Kayode, was reportedly killed alongside two others in Palmdale shooting on Wednesday night. The Nigerian man who is said to be a serial entrepreneur was pronounced dead at the scene alongside two others, and it was gathered that the fourth victim of the Palmdale shooting was taken to a hospital in unknown condition, according to Deputy Marvin Crowder of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The murder weapon was not recovered, and it was further gathered that the description of the shooter or shooters as well as a motive was not immediately available. The shot residents were found after deputies responded at about 11:15 p.m on Wednesday, to a call of a gunshot victim in the area of Ranch Center Drive and 40th Street West.
Herdsmen Kill Fisherman, Injure Two Others in Delta State
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Herdsmen Kill Fisherman, Injure Two Others in Delta State

Herdsmen have reportedly killed a fisherman, and injured two others at Agadama community of Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. According to Vanguard Nigeria, the attack on the fishermen is coming a day after gunmen suspected to be armed robbers, ambushed a group of traders along the Agbarha-Ughelli road killing one of the traders with two others sustaining gunshot wounds. An eye witness who was in the vehicle with the traders, said they had embarked on the journey from Ughelli in a popular commercial transport company with the driver deciding to follow the Agbarha-Ughelli road in a bid to boycott the poor state of the Ughelli-Isoko road when the hoodlums struck. The source who gave his name as Paul Nwoke, said: “Owing to the bad state of the Ughelli-Isoko road, t...
Alex Badeh’s assassination scene
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Alex Badeh’s assassination scene

Pictures of the scene where Alex Badeh, was assassinated has emerged. The former Nigeria’s defence chief was shot dead by assailants along Abuja-Keffi Road. Badeh was assassinated along Abuja-Keffi road this evening in what seems to be a marked execution. A lot of Nigerians have since reacted to the unfortunate incident, with many expriessing shock at the murder of the 4 star general. Below are images from the scene where Alex Badeh was assassinated; The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) confirmed the death of former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Sabundu Badeh. In a statement signed late Tuesday in Abuja by Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola said Badeh died from gunshot wounds he sustained when his vehicle was attacked. ...
Police Nab 6 Suspected Cultists, Armed Robbers In Anambra
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Police Nab 6 Suspected Cultists, Armed Robbers In Anambra

The police command in Anambra says it has arrested six suspected cultists and armed rubbers after a gun battle that left one of the suspects injured at Ogidi near Onitsha. The command’s Public Relations Officer, Mr Haruna Mohammed, made the disclosure in a statement issued in Akwa on Sunday. Mohammed said one fabricated pistol, three live cartridges, an axe, tramadol drugs and some quantities of dry leaves suspected to be cannabis were recovered from them. He said “On Dec. 14, at about 4pm there was intelligence report at Ogidi Division that some suspected armed robbers/cultists were cited at Paradise Hotel, Ogidi brandishing dangerous weapons. “Following the report, police detectives attached to Ogidi division rushed to the scene and cordoned-off the area. “The gang on si...
Gunman, Officer And 2 Others Dead at Chicago Hospital Shooting
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Gunman, Officer And 2 Others Dead at Chicago Hospital Shooting

A Chicago hospital shooting has left the gunman, police officer, a doctor and a pharmaceutical dead after the gunman stormed Mercy Hospital. The gunman, who was in a relationship with the one of the victims, reportedly lost his life, but it is not certain if he died from police gunfire or a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie T. Johnson said. Chicago Police identified the deceased officer as Samuel Jimenez, a father of three. He joined the force in February 2017 and recently completed probationary training, becoming a full-fledged officer, Johnson said. A procession was held for him Monday night. “What I would ask is that you keep all the victims of today’s horrific incident in your thoughts and prayers,” Johnson said. How the shooting unfo...
Tragedy: How Stray Bullet Nearly Sent Mother Of 9 To Early Grave
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Tragedy: How Stray Bullet Nearly Sent Mother Of 9 To Early Grave

…Family in fear of the unknown over sudden incident …We’re investigating incident- Security personnel Tragedy struck in Kano as yet-to-be identified persons fired live ammunition into the family compound of Mallam Abudullahi of Brigade Quarters of Kano. Not knowing what to expect, Hajiya Rakiya, a housewife and mother of nine, woke up on Saturday, October 27, 2018 to begin her daily routine of house chores, but never did she know that she would be fighting for her life on that same day. Between the hours of 7 and 8am, Rakiya was in the compound trying to fetch water when from nowhere, a stray bullet hit her and without delay, blood started gushing out from the affected spot while she collapsed in the process. With the trauma and confusion within the family at that instance, the moth...
Young Greatness, American Rapper Shot Dead In New Orleans
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Young Greatness, American Rapper Shot Dead In New Orleans

Young Greatness, an American rapper who is best known for his 2015 track Moolah, which has had more than 30 million views on YouTube, was shot dead in New Orleans. 34-year-old Young Greatness who was shot in the early hours of Monday outside a branch of the Waffle House food chain, peaked at number 85 in the Billboard Hot 100 chart with his song Moolah and was remixed the following year with Lil Wayne and Yo Gotti. The police who are seeking to arrest two suspects, confirmed that a gunshot wound was the cause of death. Quality Control label, the late rapper’s label which he joined in 2015 and went on to release mixtapes including I Tried To Tell Em and Bloody Summer, marked his death on Monday with a tweet saying: “Rest in Paradise Young Greatness.” The...
Boko Haram Terrorist Shot Dead In Borno, Many Run Into Nearby Bushes With Gunshot Injuries
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Boko Haram Terrorist Shot Dead In Borno, Many Run Into Nearby Bushes With Gunshot Injuries

Nigerian soldiers have neutralized a Boko Haram terrorists while on patrol in Borno state. Weapons recovered from the terrorists Troops of Sector 3 Operation LAFIYA DOLE deployed at Mairari in conjunction with Civilian Joint Task Force while on routine patrol in Mairari and environs on Sunday 7 October 2018 encountered suspected Boko Haram terrorists. A member of the Boko Haram terrorists was neutralised while several others fled into nearby bushes with gunshot injuries during the encounter. Items recovered include: a. One AK47 rifle. b. Four Magazines. c. One 36 Hand Grenade. d. 13 rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition. Unfortunately, a member of the Civilian Joint Task Force sustained gunshot wound and has since been evacuated to Sector 3 medical facility for...
4-year-old Boy Witnesses His Mom Killed
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4-year-old Boy Witnesses His Mom Killed

A 4-year-old child is believed to have witnessed his mother being shot and killed. According to Houston police, the child saw his mom killed in an apparent murder-suicide at a motel in west Houston. Officials say the boy went down to the lobby around 12:30 a.m. and told the hotel staff his mother had been shot by a man. His mother, 23-year-old Brittany Smith, died instantly from gunshot wounds. A security guard went to the room on the third floor to investigate and when he got no response, he opened the door to find the woman and a man both dead from gunshot wounds. Police are not identifying the suspected killer, but says that they believe that he was "known" to Brittany. The boy was not injured, however he was transported to the hospital as a precaution since he was up...
Gunmen Attack Jos Metropolis, Wife Out Family Of 9
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Gunmen Attack Jos Metropolis, Wife Out Family Of 9

Unidentified gunmen have allegedly killed family of nine in Rukuba road community of Jos North Local Government Area, a development that sparked up tension in the community and other parts of Jos metropolis. A resident of the area, who prefers anonymity, told  newsmen that the gunmen attacked the community on Thursday night. “Last night, some gunmen invaded this area shooting sporadically and in the cause wiped out nine members of a family. “I cannot tentatively say what caused the ugly incident but I heard some gunshots and some persons were also injured,” he said. DSP Terna Tyopev, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Plateau Police Command confirmed the incident to newsmen. The PPRO, who could not confirm the accurate number of deaths, said that lives were lo...
Man Kills Many In US’ Baltimore Mass Shooting
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Man Kills Many In US’ Baltimore Mass Shooting

An unidentified assailant opened fire Thursday at a warehouse complex north of Baltimore, killing and wounding multiple people in the latest US mass shooting, authorities said. Here were reports that the incident was a rare mass shooting by a woman, but police would not confirm the gender of the attacker, merely reporting that they were in a critical condition at a local hospital. “I can confirm multiple wounded and multiple fatalities,” Jeffrey Gahler, the sheriff of Harford County, Maryland, told reporters. US media said three people were killed and two others wounded in the incident, which unfolded around 9:00 am (1300 GMT) at a distribution center for the Rite Aid drugstore chain. Johns Hopkins Bayview Hospital spokesman Raymond Fang said four adults had been brought in with guns...
Massive Hippopotamus Killed At Jebba, Niger State After Hours Of Hunting (Photos)
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Massive Hippopotamus Killed At Jebba, Niger State After Hours Of Hunting (Photos)

The local residents of the Jebba area in Mokwa local government of Niger state, on Thursday killed a hippopotamus in the popular River Niger, after many hours of rigorous hunting. According to online reports, the hunt for the sea mammal allegedly started in the early hours of Wednesday and it was killed at about 4pm on Thursday, after six gunshots and numerous arrows. The massive Hippo was said to have been killed to avert tragedy in the area. It was gathered that four local boats were destroyed in the process. See more photos below;
Three Suspects Shot Dead While Trying To Flee Court
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Three Suspects Shot Dead While Trying To Flee Court

Three defendants on trial for 17 gang murders were killed in a Shootout at the Moscow regional court on Tuesday after they tried to seize their guards’ weapons and flee, officials said. While in a lift, five suspects “attacked police officers and tried to seize their weapons,” Moscow regional police said. In the subsequent shootout “three of the prisoners were liquidated and two wounded,” while a law enforcement officer was hospitalised with gunshot wounds, police said.
Soldiers Recover Weapons From Boko Haram Rebels On Nigeria/Cameroon Border
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Soldiers Recover Weapons From Boko Haram Rebels On Nigeria/Cameroon Border

NIGERIA AND CAMEROONIAN TROOPS CONDUCT JOINT CLEARANCE OPERATION In order to clear fleeing Boko Haram terrorists hibernating within remote and border areas, Nigerian and Cameroonian troops have carried out another joint operation to weed out Boko Haram terrorists along Nigeria and Cameroon border. The two days joint operation which was led by Col Dourai and Lt Col Mohaman of the Cameroonian Defence Forces had troops drawn from the Cameroon’s Battalion Rapid Intervention (BRI) and 151 Task Force Battalion of 21 Brigade, Nigerian Army. During the operation which ended yesterday Tuesday, troops of the two countries cleared Siyara, Kote, Sigawa and proceeded to Bulabundibe towns. Other areas cleared include AdeleKe, Tchatike and Lamukura villages. While conducting the operation the...
Two Shot Dead as Students Clash With Police at Rufus Giwa Polytechnic in Ondo State
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Two Shot Dead as Students Clash With Police at Rufus Giwa Polytechnic in Ondo State

There was confusion on Sunday at the Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State, after policemen attached to the ‘B’ Division Police Station, Otapete, reportedly opened fire on protesting students. It was learnt that three students sustained gunshot injuries during the incident and had been taken to the Federal Medical Centre, Owo, for treatment. PUNCH Metro gathered that trouble started on Saturday when some policemen in a patrol van knocked down two students of the institution while chasing a motorcyclist. The cops reportedly abandoned the students and fled the scene. Angered by the development, the students reportedly marched to the police station on Sunday morning. PUNCH Metro learnt that the policemen at the station fired tear gas canisters to disperse the rampaging students, who ...