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Woman arrested for allegedly assaulting Oyo State Traffic Management official
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Woman arrested for allegedly assaulting Oyo State Traffic Management official

A major crisis was averted on Wednesday morning, January 20 in Ibadan, when a woman identified Aramide Amoke allegedly assaulted an Oyo State Traffic Management Agency, OYRTMA, officer.   The incident happened at about 8:am at the Oluyole Estate axis of Ibadan, Southwest Local Government Area, while the officer was on active and legitimate duty in the area.   According to eyewitnesses, Mrs. Aramide was driving on 'one-way' and against traffic when the officer stopped her vehicle.     In this process, she allegedly slapped the officer repeatedly and other motorists, passersby, commercial motorcyclist and eyewitnesses who were apparently angry and displeased at her actions gathered in an attempt ...
Man Narrates how a Policeman Tried Searching him While Flouting Coronavirus Rules
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Man Narrates how a Policeman Tried Searching him While Flouting Coronavirus Rules

A Nigerian man has narrated how a policeman allegedly tried searching him while flouting Coronavirus rules. According to @Josh_IK, he told the police officer to use a face mask and hand sanitizer. He added that after he called to report the incident, he was queried for not reporting it while it was happening. He tweeted;   A policeman just asked me to alight from my ride, none of the animals had their face mask on and the fool tried to touch my pocket all in the name of searching and I asked him to use a face mask and hand sanitizer before he can get close to me. I no go gree Free and omw to my destination. These rogues are back, same animals different uniforms. I called this number to ask why the officers are making contacts with people without face mask and the m...
Man allegedly Throws Down his Househelp from Second Floor of a 2-storey Building in Aba
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Man allegedly Throws Down his Househelp from Second Floor of a 2-storey Building in Aba

A Nigerian man identified as Emeka Igwe from Imo state, has been accused of throwing down his househelp from the second floor of a 2-storey building in Aba, Abia state. Twitter user, @obaino_ shared photos of injuries the girl sustained and also disclosed that the incident occurred at 204 Niger opposite Newday dast food in Aba. He tweeted; She’s a house help. Her master dropped her from the balcony of the 2nd floor of a 2 storey building Location is 204 Niger opposite Newday dast food Aba Please let’s make this trend and get her justice  
10 newborn babies die in hospital fire, India
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10 newborn babies die in hospital fire, India

10 newborn babies have reportedly died in a fire outbreak at a state-run hospital in western India in the early hours of Saturday. 17 infants where in the unit for sick newborn babies when the fire broke out at the Bhandara District General Hospital in Maharashtra state. Seven infants died due to smoke suffocation, and three from burn injuries, Maharashtra health minister Rajesh Tope told reporters. Seven babies were rescued by the nurses and ward staff. All the infants were aged between a few days and three months, Bhandara district health official Prashant Uike said. The government has ordered a probe into the incident and a safety audit of all neo-natal care units in the state. Initial reports indicated that the fire may have been caused by a short circuit in o...
Police hunt man who ‘bludgeoned his wife to death then Super-glued her skull back together to hide the injuries to make it look like an accident’
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Police hunt man who ‘bludgeoned his wife to death then Super-glued her skull back together to hide the injuries to make it look like an accident’

Authorities in Ecuador are hunting for a man who allegedly bludgeoned his wife to death before super-gluing her skull back together to hide the injuries and make it look like an accident. According to reports, Luis Hermida claimed his partner Lisbeth Baquerizo, 30, had fallen down the stairs and died after she was found on the floor of their home in the city of Guayaquil, Ecuador on 21 December. Lisbeth's father Mario Baquerizo was contacted by the father of the suspect who reportedly said: 'You have to come quickly. Lisbeth is dead.' Mario and his wife Kathy Munoz then rushed to their daughter's house only to discover that a funeral home had been contacted with a coffin already at the scene. Luis's family reportedly asked the heartbroken parents not to contact the police s...
Hit-and-run Driver Kills Young Man in Delta
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Hit-and-run Driver Kills Young Man in Delta

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

One person has been confirmed dead while three others sustained injuries when the elevator of the Cocoa House in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, collapsed. It was gathered that the faulty elevator collapsed on Wednesday morning, January 6, while some technicians were trying to replace it with a new one. Head, Corporate Affairs, Odu’ a Investment Company Limited, Victory Ayetoro, who confirmed the incident said that the conglomerate was trying to change the old elevator to a new one when the incident happened. "At around 11am this morning, the lift installation team from our contractor handling the lift and who were working on dismantling the old lift in readiness for a new lift instalment, while working on the lift suffered a mechanical failure," said Ayetoro. "The said fail...
Amotekun Member Detained for Allegedly Shooting Police Officer in Oyo state
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Amotekun Member Detained for Allegedly Shooting Police Officer in Oyo state

A police officer identified as Fatai Yekini was on Saturday allegedly shot at by a member of the Oyo State Security Network also known as Amotekun Corps A member of the Oyo State chapter of the Amotekun Corps, identified as Ibrahim Ogundele, was arrested in relation to the crime. The incident happened at the Sanga area of Oyo at the weekend. The suspect who works at Isale Oyo allegedly shot Mr. Fatai Yekini, a special police constabulary attached to Ojongbodu Police Station, Oyo town. Police spokesman Mr. Olugbenga Fadeyi said the incident occurred when police officers at Ojongbodu Division were responding to calls to dislodge youths holding a carnival despite warning. He said the Amotekun Corps personnel has been detained at the police station. Fadeyi said,“ Yes,...
Gunmen kidnap Edo councilor
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Gunmen kidnap Edo councilor

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted Israel Ejiro Inyanabor, a councillor representing Ewohimi Ward One in Esan South-East Local Government Area of Edo State.   The incident happened along Ewatto-Ubiaja-Okhuesan Road near Ena River in Esan South-East LGA of the state on Wednesday, December 2.   It was gathered that suspected bandits abducted a teacher, Mr Aluola and his wife from the same spot by suspected bandits on Monday and are asking for N15 million as ransom from the family before they would be released.   A resident of Ewohimi, Festus Ehigiator, who confirmed the latest kidnap, said the councillor was driving along Ewatto-Ubiaja-Okhuesan Road when the gunmen suddenly emerged from a nearby bush and opened fire.   He said the soun...
Tanker goes up in flames on Magboro Bridge outward Lagos-Ibadan Expressway (video)
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Tanker goes up in flames on Magboro Bridge outward Lagos-Ibadan Expressway (video)

A fuel tanker caught fire on the Magboro Bridge outward the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.   The incident happened early Wednesday, Dec 2, and caused gridlock at the location.       According to reports, the fuel being conveyed by the tanker had spilled to the other side of the expressway, leading inward to Lagos.   Firefighters have arrived at the scene of the fire outbreak.   Commuters have been advised to take alternate routes or cancel their trips.  
One dead, many injured as two men fight over lady’s love in Taraba
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One dead, many injured as two men fight over lady’s love in Taraba

A fight which ensued between two men over a lady's love has left at least one person dead in Jalingo, Taraba State's capital.   Channels Television reported that the fight which occurred in Water Board area of Jalingo, also led to the destruction of properties worth millions of naira.   It was learnt that the fight degenerated into a religious crisis as one of the men hired thugs to inflict mayhem on the other, while the other one called on friends to assist in fighting back.   The tension was however doused after security operatives intervened, A businessman who specialises in a bread bakery, Salihu Sale said;   “This incident started four days ago as a minor scuffle without notice. It then degenerated into a fight between youths of two communitie...
Hoodlums attack Lagos State firefighters, destroy engine
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Hoodlums attack Lagos State firefighters, destroy engine

Three firemen of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service were reportedly injured and a fire engine of the Agency damaged by hoodlums, who attacked the officials in the course of duty on Sunday, November 29.   Acting Head of the Agency, Mrs. Margaret Adeseye, who confirmed the incident,  expressed displeasure over the incessant attacks on firefighters in recent times for yet to be identified reasons.   She recalled that the attack on the firefighters and the engine occurred after officials the agency were prevented from attending to a fire incident at Nmani Street, Dopemu Agege, in Orile Agege LCDA, Lagos.   Adeseye informed that three firemen from a crew of four were injured and the Agency's vehicle, Agege Fire Eagle C07, damaged by the hoodlums after preve...
Boko Haram reportedly beheads 43 farmers in Borno
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Boko Haram reportedly beheads 43 farmers in Borno

Suspected Boko Haram members have reportedly beheaded 43 farmers in Borno state.   According to HumaAngle, the attack happened on Saturday evening, November 28 in Zambarmari, a community that is less than 20km from Maiduguri, the state capital.   ''Boko Haram beheads 43 farmers in one of the most horrific mass murders in the history of the insurgency. HumAngle learned the barbaric incident happened this evening in Zabarmari, less than 20 km from Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The bodies of the 43 victims, all of whom had their throats slit, arrived Zabarmari. Residents, however, insisted they would not be buried until the state governor saw their bodies. Zabarmari is located in Jere LGA, approximately 20 km from the garrison city of Maiduguri.''   K...
”Rise up to the security challenges in Lagos” CP Hakeem Odumosu tells police officers
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”Rise up to the security challenges in Lagos” CP Hakeem Odumosu tells police officers

The Lagos state Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has challenged officers in the command to rise up to the security challenges being faced in the state.   The level of insecurity in Lagos has risen astronomically since the crisis that erupted after the #EndSARS protest was hijacked by hoodlums who maimed people including security personnel and destroyed so many properties. Police presence in communities has dropped due to the alleged drop in the morale of the police after the unfortunate incident.   The state Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, with a view to improving security in  Lagos, on Wednesday, November 25, parleyed the Inspectors and rank and file cadres of the command on improved service delivery   At the conference which held at the ...
Two men, 63 and 56 arrested for raping 13-year-old girl in Bauchi
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Two men, 63 and 56 arrested for raping 13-year-old girl in Bauchi

The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested two elderly men for raping a 13-year-old girl at new GRA area.   Spokesperson of the command, DSP Ahmed Mohammad Wakil, who confirmed the incident in a statemnet on Wednesday, November 25, said the suspects were arrested following a report made by the victim's relative.     "On 15-11-2020 at about 2050hrs one Rabi’u Musa ‘m’ of sabon Kaura Bauchi reported at ‘D’ Division that one Ibrahim Musa ‘m’ aged 63yrs and Nuhu Isah ‘m’ 56yrs all of Unguwan Gado Bauchi had unlawfully carnal knowledge of Hauwa (not real name) ‘f’ aged 13yrs of Sabon Kaura Bauchi on different occasion in a security room located at new GRA near Sindaba Hotel Bauchi," Wakil said.     He said Ibrahim, a security guard and ...
Phone snatchers stab son of former NTA DG to death in Kaduna a week after he received his employment letter
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Phone snatchers stab son of former NTA DG to death in Kaduna a week after he received his employment letter

The 38-year-old son of former Director General of the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), Alhaji Mohammed Ibrahim, has been stabbed to death in by suspected phone thieves in Kaduna.   The incident happened on Wednesday, October 28, around Kawo in Kaduna North Local Government Area of the state.   It was gathered that the deceased, Aminu Mohammed Ibrahim, was flagging down a commercial vehicle when hoodlums lurking around the area stabbed him and made away with his phone.   His elder brother, Kamal Ibrahim, who confirmed the incident on Thursday, October 29, said Aminu was recently employed by Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO)   Aminu received his appointment letter on October 20 and had travelled to Kano for his documentation. He retu...
‘Why not take 20 seconds to review it?’ – Azpilicueta asks why VAR didn’t award Chelsea penalty after Maguire headlock
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‘Why not take 20 seconds to review it?’ – Azpilicueta asks why VAR didn’t award Chelsea penalty after Maguire headlock

The Blues defender wondered why officials didn't take a closer look at an incident that could have changed the game on Saturday Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta felt the Blues deserved a penalty for an incident involving himself and Harry Maguire, adding that he thought the referee should have reviewed the decision. Azpilicueta was dragged down in the box by Maguire during Chelsea's clash with Manchester United, with the England defender draping his arms over the Spaniard's shoulders. Former United star Patrice Evra likened Maguire to Hulk Hogan after the incident, saying that the WWE-like manoeuvre was a clear penalty.
Guardiola Continues To Back Aguero Over Female Linesman Incident
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Guardiola Continues To Back Aguero Over Female Linesman Incident

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has once again come to the defense of Sergio Aguero, saying he “knew his intention” after Gary Neville urged the striker to apologize for putting his arm on the shoulder of the female assistant referee Sian Massey-Ellis. City’s 1-0 win at home to Arsenal last Saturday was overshadowed by an incident early in the second half when Aguero disputed a throw-in decision that went against him After arguing his case with Massey-Ellis, Aguero briefly put his arm around her shoulder as she began to walk away. The Argentine star was widely criticized on social media and  Manchester United great turned pundit Neville told CNN: “I think (he) would be best served by apologizing.” Under rules introduced in 2016 players can be cautioned or sent off for...
Kidnappers mount roadblock in Kano, abduct 3
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Kidnappers mount roadblock in Kano, abduct 3

Three people were abducted on Monday August 31, by kidnappers who mounted a road block along Falgore Forest in Doguwa Local Government Area of Kano State.   Daily Nigerian reported that an eyewitness, Ado Musa told Freedom Radio that the incident which happened around 7am left many commuters injured including the Hisbah commander of the local government, Mukhtar Abdulmumin.   Kano Police Command spokesperson, Abdullahi Kiyawa confirmed the incident and also disclosed that the police have begun investigation into the incident.
Femi Fani-kayode Clears Air On Incident With Journalist
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Femi Fani-kayode Clears Air On Incident With Journalist

Former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has cleared the air on an incident involving himself and a journalist recently. FFK was in the headlines on Tuesday after reacting angrily to a question from a journalist, Eyo Charles, during a press conference in cross-river state recently. In a statement made available to MCI, the popular politician disclosed; "During my tour of the South and after a long and successful press conference in Calabar, Cross Rivers state, a journalist put up his hand for the last question and said, "Well we do not know who is bankrolling you". "This is not a question but an assertion and an insult and if this insulting ASSERTION were made before Trump or OBJ I know how they would have reacted. Below is my response and I have no apology to offer f...
Man Remanded for Beating Pregnant Wife to Death in Ondo
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Man Remanded for Beating Pregnant Wife to Death in Ondo

An Akure Magistrate Court on Wednesday July 29, remanded a 47-year-old man identified as Olabode Oluwaseun in police custody for beating his pregnant wife, Blessing to death.  A police prosecutor who testified in court said the incident occurred on April 3 in Akure, the state capital. He further revealed that a blow to the woman’s abdomen silenced her and her unborn baby.  Magistrate N. T Aladejana who presided over the case, remanded the Oluwaseun in police custody before adjourning the case till September 8.
Suspect in Killing of Serge Aurier’s Brother Hands Himself in to Police
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Suspect in Killing of Serge Aurier’s Brother Hands Himself in to Police

A suspect in the murder case of Serge Aurier's brother has handed himself in to French police. The Tottenham star's brother, Christopher Aurier was shot dead on Monday morning July 13, in an alleged "love dispute" and a man turned himself into cops on Tuesday evening. The suspect who cannot be named because of French privacy laws is being held after admitting to murdering the 26-year-old, according to French outlet L'Equipe. Local newspaper La Depeche claims that the incident may have arisen because of a "love dispute". Christopher was shot in the abdomen outside a nightclub in Toulouse on the Boulevard de Thibaud in the French city before the killer fled the scene. He was then pronounced dead at Toulouse University hospital. The Ivorian who was also a footballer pla...
Girl Commits Suicide Over Continuous Fights with Brother in Lagos
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Girl Commits Suicide Over Continuous Fights with Brother in Lagos

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

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

American actor, Bryshere Gray, who played Hakeem on the Fox drama Empire, has been arrested after his wife alleged that he assaulted and strangled her until she passed out. The incident began at about 10.15pm on Sunday night, July 12 when Goodyear Police responded to a 911 call alleging “an adult female victim had been assaulted at her Goodyear home by her husband, who she identified as Bryshere Gray, an actor on the TV series ‘Empire,’ " police said in a statement. Police said the woman had multiple visible injuries on her body and that she said Gray strangled her at one point, until she passed out. Her injuries were non-life-threatening but she was taken to the hospital where she was treated for her injuries and released, police said, adding that detectives and a Victim’s Ad...
House Agent Welds Tenant Door, locking a single mother and her sick child over unpaid rents
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House Agent Welds Tenant Door, locking a single mother and her sick child over unpaid rents

A single mother was locked inside her house with her sick 2-year-old child over unpaid rents. The incident occurred over the weekend in Njoro sub-county, Nakuru in Kenya. The house agent welded the door belonging to Rhoda Makoha’s two-roomed rental house while she was inside with her sick child, leaving her four other children outside as they played. The woman reportedly owes four months’ rent arrears totaling to Sh10,000 (N35,885). She had pleaded with the agent to give her more time to raise the rent money, but the agent stormed her home on Saturday, July 11, and welded the closed door while Rhoda was inside with her sick child. Speaking with The Star, the woman explained that she was unable to raise the rent money because her business outside Egerton Universit...
Tottenham star, Serge Aurier’s Brother Shot Dead
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Tottenham star, Serge Aurier’s Brother Shot Dead

The brother of Ivory Coast and Tottenham defender Serge Aurier, 27, has been shot dead in the early hours of Monday morning, July 13, in Toulouse, France. Christopher Aurier, 26, was shot in the abdomen outside a nightclub in Toulouse at around 5am on the Boulevard de Thibaud in the French city. The suspect is still on the run. Police were called by members of the public after they discovered a man lying on the ground with a gun wound to the abdomen. Christopher was later pronounced dead at hospital. Local police have begun their investigation and the area where the shooting occurred have been closed off.   Christopher was also a footballer and he played at amateur level and was most recently on the books with French fifth-tier side Toulouse Rodeo. He previously...
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...
Okada rider allegedly Shot Dead by Police Officer for not Wearing a Face Mask in Imo
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Okada rider allegedly Shot Dead by Police Officer for not Wearing a Face Mask in Imo

A yet-to-be-identified motorcycle rider was shot dead allegedly by a police officer around Banana junction in Orlu, Imo state today July 9. According to reports, the policeman had stopped the motorcycle rider for not wearing a face mask. An altercation ensued between both men after the Okada man allegedly refused to give a N50 bribe. The area is currently in Chaos as residents are demanding justice for the deceased Okada rider. The spokesperson of the state police command is yet to comment on the incident. See graphic photos from the incident below Watch a video from the scene of the incident below  
Woman Allegedly Strangles her 83-year-old Husband in Abia
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Woman Allegedly Strangles her 83-year-old Husband in Abia

Men of the Abia state police command have arrested one Mrs Rose Uwaga for allegedly strangling her 83-year-old husband, Alhaji Isa Uwaga, in Umuahia, the state capital. Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, Geoffrey Ogbonnaya, said one of Uwaga’s children, Ibeabuchi, reported the matter to the police on July 2. Ibeachi told the police that he left home that morning with his parents quarrelling about an issue. He said he returned home later only to find his late father in a sitting position. Investigations by the police indicates that the couple had a misunderstanding on that day and this degenerated into a fight in their residence at Ohobo-Afara in Umuahia. The deceased allegedly picked up a machete to scare his wife. The woman who has a huge stat...
Lagos State Government Explains why There was a Foamy Substance in Anthony Village
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Lagos State Government Explains why There was a Foamy Substance in Anthony Village

The Lagos State Government has reacted to tweets which raised an alarm of a foamy substance surging through Anthony Village on Wednesday July 8. Gboyega Akosile, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos state said the foamy substance came from blanketing of an entire scene of an accident. He said the Lagos State Fire service carried out the blanketing process as a result of content leakage (Black oil) from a container which fell around the area. It was carried out to prevent a secondary incident. The tweets read;   Situation Report: Vehicular incident around Anthony Village, Lagos. The attention of the agency has been drawn to videos circulating concerning some streets in Anthony Village. Earlier today, there was a vehicular incident involv...
“Rape Victims Enjoy the Act after being Forced” – Counselor Lutterodt
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“Rape Victims Enjoy the Act after being Forced” – Counselor Lutterodt

Controversial marriage Counselor George Lutterodt is here again and this time he has spoke about rape victims. He indicated that every rape victim enjoys the act when it gets to some point. During a discussion on Adom TV, Counselor George Lutterodt repulsively described how women enjoy being raped. He said the moment it enters and the place begins to get wet she feels small pains which makes the enjoyment develop. This was strongly disagreed by pundits on the show, as they stated his claims is not true. He explained that despite raping is not a good thing, the moment a victim is not willing to do it she starts to enjoy it after the incident beginning. Counselor Lutterodt is not new to making controversial statements, he once stated that Jesus smiles anytime his name is m...
Police Make Disturbing Discovery in Little Girl’s Bedroom Next to Toys
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Police Make Disturbing Discovery in Little Girl’s Bedroom Next to Toys

Parents of a little girl have been left reeling in horror after police made a disturbing discovery in their child's room. Police in New York, US,  shared a photo of what they found after inspecting the child's bedroom and the photo has gone viral. Everything looks normal in the child's room but a closer look shows a bullet hole just a few inches from the top of the bed. The stray bullet appears to have penetrated through the plaster in the wall, narrowly missing the child's toy collection. Luckily the little girl wasn't in the room at the time the bullet pierced her wall. She had been staying away with her older sister on the weekend of the incident The image of the scene was shared by police in New York City to serve as a warning about the danger of guns. The NYP...
Twins Born in London Face Deportation to Different Countries
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Twins Born in London Face Deportation to Different Countries

London-born twins who have never left the UK are facing deportation to different countries in the Caribbean after their jail terms for grievous bodily harm. 24-year-old Darrell Roberts has been issued with a deportation notice informing him that the Home Office plans to send him to the Dominican Republic following his release. He believes officials made an error because his father was born on the island of Dominica. His twin brother, Darren Roberts, has also been warned he faces deportation to Grenada – the country where his mother was born – when he finishes his own jail sentence, according to his partner. Darrell told The Guardian that he and Darren entered social care aged 13 when their mother, from Grenada, and uncle died in quick succession from cancer.  He claims that Ea...
Comedian Rickey Smiley’s 19-year-old daughter shot three times during a road incident in Houston
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Comedian Rickey Smiley’s 19-year-old daughter shot three times during a road incident in Houston

American stand-up comedian and TV host, Rickey Smiley revealed that his 19-year-old daughter, Aaryn, was shot three times during a road incident in Houston, Texas over the weekend. Speaking on his Rickey Smiley Morning Show" on Monday, July 6, an emotional Smiley said: "I wasn’t even going to say anything about this. I’ve been dealing with this all morning, sitting up here with butterflies in my stomach trying to do the show. My youngest daughter was shot last night. She’s in the hospital right now… I'm just so angry." The comedian explained that his daughter was going to Whataburger to get something to eat when she was caught in the crossfire on Sunday night, July 5. "I go to bed around 8:30 or 9 o'clock, and I woke up to text messages," Smiley recalled. "The fact that she's layi...
Five year old Boy Hacked to Death in his Compound in Ibadan
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Five year old Boy Hacked to Death in his Compound in Ibadan

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

The Nigerian Government has summoned the Charge d’ Affaires of the High Commission of Ghana to Nigeria, Iva Denoo. Denoo was summoned by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, over the demolition of the staff quarters of the Nigerian High Commission in Ghana last Friday, June 19. A businessman demolished the building, claiming the structure was built on his land. Onyeama in a tweet posted on his verified Twitter handle, said during the meeting, he demanded an urgent explanation of the incident and reinforcement of security around Nigeria’s diplomatic premises and staff in Ghana. ''Summoned the Chargè d' Affaires of the High Commission of #Ghana to Nigeria, Ms Iva Denoo to demand urgent explanation on the recent attacks on a residential building in our diplomatic prem...
Lagos Police Command Release Official Statement on the Murder-suicide Incident that Happened in Lekki
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Lagos Police Command Release Official Statement on the Murder-suicide Incident that Happened in Lekki

The Lagos state police command has released an official statement on the murder-suicide incident that happened in the state on Sunday, June 21. LIB had earlier shared the sad story. Spokesperson of the state police command, Bala Elkana, in the statement released, said the state Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered a thorough investigation into the matter. Read the press statement below   On 21/06/2020 at about 1600hrs, Ilasan Police Station received an information that, a couple identified as, Olamide Alli 'f' 25 years old and Chris Ndukwe 'm' 39 years old were found dead in the man's residence at road 5, House 16a, Victory Point Estate, Ilasan. A team of homicide detectives was deployed to the scene and the crime scene was preserved for forensic analysis....
Friends Mourn as Woman Named Olamide is Murdered by her Fiancé Chris Ndukwe
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Friends Mourn as Woman Named Olamide is Murdered by her Fiancé Chris Ndukwe

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

Justin Bieber has reacted to the sexual assault allegation made against him by a Twitter user identified simply as "Danielle". The lady who tweeted from an anonymous account on Saturday night (June 20) which was taken down after Bieber publicly commented on allegation, claimed the incident took place at a hotel in Austin, Texas on March 9, 2014. She said she met Bieber while attending an event in Texas and claimed that she and her friends were invited back to the pop star's hotel where she was "sexually assaulted without consent." She however failed to give out the names of her friends. Justin Bieber who denied the allegation by sharing news articles, social media photos, screenshots of emails and lodging receipts from the time in question, said he decided to gather facts to coun...
Imam’s Son Arrested for allegedly Stabbing his Friend to Death over a Stolen Phone
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Imam’s Son Arrested for allegedly Stabbing his Friend to Death over a Stolen Phone

The police in Lagos state have arrested Abdulrahman Olayiwola, son of the Chief Imam of Isale Oja community in Agege, for allegedly stabbing his friend, identified simply as Pelumi, to death during an argument over a stolen phone. According to police sources, Pelumi had given Abdulrahman a stolen phone to keep for him. An argument ensued between the both of them as Abdulrahman allegedly refused to release the phone to Pelumi when he demanded for it. It took the intervention of Pelumi's girlfriend and Abdulrahman's sister for him to give Pelumi back the phone. However, an argument ensued between both men the following day and it quickly degenerated into a fight. In the process, Abdulrahman allegedly picked up a broken bottle a stabbed his friend, Pelumi, in the neck which resulted...
19-year Old Boy Survives a Shark Attack after his Father Repeatedly Punched and Kicked the Five-foot Predator
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19-year Old Boy Survives a Shark Attack after his Father Repeatedly Punched and Kicked the Five-foot Predator

A 16-year-old boy, Nick Arthur has survived a shark attack off the coast of North Carolina after his father repeatedly punched and kicked the animal as it was biting his son. Nick was swimming about 25 feet from the beach shore at Cape Hatteras on Thursday when a shark grabbed his thigh. As the boy started screaming, his father Tim Arthur, heard his son and swam to where the boy was. He then furiously kicked and punched the shark until it finally released its grip and swam away. The family, have now revealed the horrifying incident in an interview with FOX8. According to Nick, he didn't know what was grabbing his leg as the water was filled with blood and sand. 'The pressure was so intense, I was like: "This is obviously not - this is an animal of some so...
Man and Girlfriend Die after their Car hit a Tree and Burst into Flames
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Man and Girlfriend Die after their Car hit a Tree and Burst into Flames

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

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

An Abuja pharmacist identified as Sunday Ike, has been shot dead by unidentified gunmen who stole his light blue Toyota Camry. The deceased was shot in the head by gunmen who attacked his shop located on 3rd Avenue in Gwarimpa at about 11pm on Friday June 19. FCT police spokesman,  DSP Anjuguri Manzah said operatives who responded to a distress call, took the victim to the Federal Medical Centre in Jabi, where he was certified dead by doctors. Manzah said; “Police operatives, who responded to a distress call on the incident, rushed the victim for medical attention at the Federal Medical Centre, Jabi, where he was later certified dead. “While commiserating with the family and friends of the deceased, the Commissioner of Police in Charge of FCT, Mr Bala Ciroma, assured tha...
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...
Man Arrested in Oyo state for Torturing his 7-yr Old Daughter
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Man Arrested in Oyo state for Torturing his 7-yr Old Daughter

A father has been arrested for torturing his 7-year-old daughter over time. The Oyo State Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Inclusion’s Rapid Response Rescue Team on Sexual, Gender-Based Violence and Child Abuse rescued Antonia Happiness Bassey, 7, who has been a victim of physical abuse, torture and assault by her biological father. Subsequently, the father, Mr Happiness Bassey, was arrested in Ibadan following a report made available to the Rapid Response Rescue Team of the Ministry on Friday, June 19. The state’s Commissioner for Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Inclusion, Alhaja, Faosat Sanni, confirmed the incident during a press conference, saying: "We received a report of the incident through a social media handle of someone living in that community on our Ra...
Female Student allegedly Sets up her Friends to be Gang-raped by 7 Boys after she was Mocked for losing her Virginity
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Female Student allegedly Sets up her Friends to be Gang-raped by 7 Boys after she was Mocked for losing her Virginity

A Nigerian University student who was allegedly mocked for losing her virginity, has been linked to the gang-rape of her two female friends by 7 boys. Facebook user, Funke Adeyanju who shared the story on Facebook, said the incident occurred shortly after the rape victims arrived their friend's cousin's house to deliver a surprise birthday gift to her. According to Adeyanju, the girls are year one students of the University of lagos, between the ages of 18-19 years. She said the girls whose drinks were spiked before the sad incident took place, have been taken to a hospital in Ikeja while the male suspects have been arrested. Adeyanju wrote;   Parents we need God's intervention" This morning at about 09:15hrs the securitymen in my estate rushed to my gate to alert...
Social media reports of robbery incident and arrest of six armed robbery suspects in Ikoyi are not true – Lagos State Police says
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Social media reports of robbery incident and arrest of six armed robbery suspects in Ikoyi are not true – Lagos State Police says

The Lagos State Police Command has debunked claims of a robbery attack along Kingsway road in Ikoyi. On Wednesday, June 17, a video was shared online, claiming 7 men blocked Kingsway road with a water disposal truck and began robbing commuters. However, the police has said the report is completely false and explained what actually happened. A statement signed by the Command's Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana, reads: "Attention of Lagos State Police Command is drawn to a viral video and reports on social media claiming that there was a robbery incident in Ikoyi on 17/6/2020 and six armed robbers were arrested. "The report is completely false, mischievous and misleading. "What actually happened is that, some LAWMA officials used their truck to block anot...