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Bandits Kill 3 in Kauru Local Government of Kaduna State
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Bandits Kill 3 in Kauru Local Government of Kaduna State

A bandit attack at Kamaru village of Chawai Chiefdom in Kauru Local Government Area of Kaduna State, has left no fewer than 3 people dead. It was learnt that the bandits shot the victims after an argument ensued after arriving the compound. Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan confirmed the incident and also disclosed that investigations indicate that the gunmen were criminals from a neighbouring state who crossed over into the village to carry out the heinous act. Aruwan said when troops responded to a distress call from the village, they found three persons dead and one injured.
NOUN Staff Arrested for Allegedly Killing his Colleague Over N70000 in Benue
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NOUN Staff Arrested for Allegedly Killing his Colleague Over N70000 in Benue

The Nigeria Police Force has arrested a 31-year-old staff of the National Open University of Nigeria NOUN in Benue state, Ikon Danasabe, for allegedly employing the services of his fellow cult members to kill his colleague, Francis Atache, over N70, 000. Vanguard reports that an investigation into the case commenced shortly after Francis was gruesomely murdered and his body dumped in a bush in August 2020. The Benue state police command in the course of its investigation got information that Ikon and late Francis had a faceoff over a certain N70, 000. Ikon was arrested by the police but was however placed on holding charge at the Makurdi Correctional Center since he denied any involvement and there wasn't any evidence to prove the claim that he indeed killed late Francis.   ...
Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter, 84, rushed to hospital 
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Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter, 84, rushed to hospital 

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter is currently in hospital in a 'serious but stable' condition. Reports in Switzerland claim the 84-year-old was rushed to hospital on Thursday, January 7. According to Blick, Blatter 's state of health is considered serious, but he is not believed to be in life-threatening condition His daughter Corrina confirmed in a statement he is getting better every day as she asked for privacy. She told Blick: "My father is in the hospital and is getting better every day. He needs time and rest. On behalf of my family, I ask for privacy." This isn't the first time the Blatter has been hospitalised, with the Swiss suffering health problems in November 2015 and July 2016. Blatter became the eighth president of FIFA after he secured the role in 199...
Ex-Security Guard Arrested for Stealing Church Offering in Ogun
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Ex-Security Guard Arrested for Stealing Church Offering in Ogun

Men of Ogun State Police command have arrested Mela Samaila, pictured above, a former security guard at Grace Nations Church a.k.a Liberation City for allegedly breaking into the church auditorium and stealing the offering box with an undisclosed amount of money. Spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the suspect, was arrested following a distress call received by the police at Ojodu Abiodun divisional headquarters from security men on duty at the church, at about 04:00am that a thief scaled the fence of the church, broke into the main auditorium and made away with the church offering box. Oyeyemi said upon the distress call, the DPO Ojodu Abiodun division, CSP Eyitayo Akinluwade quickly mobilized his patrol team to the scene, combed the area and suc...
Chinese Billionaire Jack Ma Suspected Missing as he’s not Been Seen in two Months
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Chinese Billionaire Jack Ma Suspected Missing as he’s not Been Seen in two Months

Chinese billionaire and founder of Alibaba Group, Jack Ma is suspected to be missing after he mysteriously disappeared from the public eye after Beijing cracked down on his business. Jack Ma was slated to appear as a star judge on the season finale of Africa's Business Heroes. However, that didn't happen and the show's broadcast was postponed. Jack's trouble with the Chinese government began when he gave a speech criticizing China's regulators and state-owned banks for their "backwardness". His remarks are said to have infuriated Beijing's party brass, leading to Chinese President Xi Jinping personally ordering a halt to the offering by Alibaba's financial affiliate company, Ant Financial, which was set to raise USD 34 billion in the biggest stock-market debut in history, repo...
Ogun Police Arrests Three Brothers for allegedly Killing a Security Guard on Christmas Eve
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Ogun Police Arrests Three Brothers for allegedly Killing a Security Guard on Christmas Eve

Men of Ogun Police Command have arrested three brothers identified as Okiki Mulero (23), Micheal Mulero (21), and Joseph Mulero (17) for beating a So-Safe corps officer who was on guard duty at OGD Estate Asero to death on the eve of Christmas. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, states that trouble started when one of the suspects Okiki Mulero, who is a commercial cyclist was denied entrance into the estate for carrying more than one passenger contrary to the rule of the estate. Oyeyemi said this infuriated him and he called his two brothers, Micheal and Joseph Mulero who came to the scene and they jointly attacked the two security guards with planks. “In the process, one of the security men by the name Segun Godfrey Bar...
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Maradona’s surgeon responds tearfully to investigation into star’s death

  Diego Maradona's surgeon responded to the launch of an investigation for involuntary manslaughter by saying he did "everything he could, up to the impossible" for an "unmanageable" patient. Earlier in the day prosecutors in San Isidro, near Buenos Aires, said they were investigating Leopoldo Luque while Argentine television showed police raiding the doctor's surgery and home. A statement from the prosecutors' office later said they had begun analysing material gathered and clarified that "no decisions have been made at the moment regarding the procedural situation of any person." The probe was triggered by concerns raised by Maradona's daughters Dalma, Gianinna and Jana over the treatment he received for his heart condition at his home in Tigre, north of Buenos Aires, ju...
Mother and son arrested with 49 parcels of Indian hemp
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Mother and son arrested with 49 parcels of Indian hemp

A 21-year-old man identified as Kabiru Mahmud has been arrested by the Kano police command alongside his mother and uncle for being in possession of 49 parcels of Indian hemp.   Mahmud was arrested at Danbire village while transporting the substance from his family home at Gadonkaya quarters to a hiding place on the outskirts of Kano metropolis, after the police received an intelligence report of a young man carrying sacks believed to be Indian hemp.   It was gathered that the suspect's mother had directed him to move the substance from her matrimonial home at Gadonkaya quarters to Danbire. During a phone conversation, Mahmud's mother told him that the police has arrested his father with Indian hemp and that he should get rid of the Indian hemp kept in the home in ant...
Embezzled Funds: Sacked NANS President, Bamidele Akpan Under Investigation
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Embezzled Funds: Sacked NANS President, Bamidele Akpan Under Investigation

The recently impeached and embattled President of National Association of Nigeria Students-NANS, Mr. Danielson Bamidele Akpan, was few days ago arraigned for investigation at the Nigeria Police Force CID, FCT Command in Abuja. On commencement of investigation, at the Nigeria Police Headquarters in Abuja, Danielson who had initially wanted to deny the charges, later succumbed after evidence of transaction and documents where presented to the Police. He therefore admitted the charges of embezzling funds provided by Governments and private organizations to support struggling Nigeria students. He however confessed the peculation of 18million naira Bayelsa state support funds, meant to leverage and provide 10000 glo CUG lines to Bayelsa state Students, a 200 thousand dollars intervention...
We are ready to show Lekki shootings footage – LCC
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We are ready to show Lekki shootings footage – LCC

The Management of the Lekki Concession Company has disclosed that it is ready to show the footage of Lekki toll gate shooting.   This was made known by the agency's Head of the Legal Department, Mr Gbolahan Agboluwaje who appeared before the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry for Restitution for Victims of SARS and related abuses and Other Matters on Friday October 30. He also disclosed that there are hours of recordings on the CCTV footage.   Commenting on summons of presenting the October 20 footage, an investigation report and any other document, Agboluwaje stated that no investigative report or document is available.   He said;    “LCC is prepared to air the footage before the panel” but no investigative report or document is available. “...
How is it so easy to arrest about 500 looters without panels but so hard to arrest 1 police officer in years? Singer Bez asks
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How is it so easy to arrest about 500 looters without panels but so hard to arrest 1 police officer in years? Singer Bez asks

Nigerian singer Bez has reacted to report of security operatives arresting looters who vandalized properties across the country.   The singer in a tweet he shared wondered how it is so easy to find and arrest about ''500 looters'' without panels of investigation in hours, but so hard to arrest 1 police officer in years.   Bez tweeted;   How is it so easy to find, and arrest about 500 looters without panels of investigation in hours, but so hard to arrest 1 police officer in years?  
There were a number of casualties as a result of gunfire at the Lekki Toll Gate – House of Reps speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila
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There were a number of casualties as a result of gunfire at the Lekki Toll Gate – House of Reps speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, says there were a number of casualties as a result of the gunfire at the Lekki toll gate on Tuesday night, October 20.   In a statement released on Wednesday afternoon, October 21, Gbajabiamila who represented Surulere Federal constituency in the House called for an investigation into the facts of what transpired in Lekki last night.   His statement reads ''Events in my home state Lagos, last night and up until this afternoon, have left my heart heavy and my spirit disturbed. After sixty years, our democracy should have grown beyond the point where conflicting visions of nationhood result in violence on the streets and blood on the ground. It is unavoidably and painful...
Lagos Government Orders Investigation Into The Shooting At Lekki Toll Gate
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Lagos Government Orders Investigation Into The Shooting At Lekki Toll Gate

There have been reports of shooting at the Lekki Toll Plaza, following the 24-hour curfew imposed on Lagos State to stop criminals who hid under the #EndSARS protests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens. @jidesanwoolu @drobafemihamzat @gbenga_omo @gboyegaakosile #LASG https:///wP0dsQ3sBDThe State Government has ordered an investigation into the incident. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has advised the security agents not to arrest anyone on account of the curfew, which he urges residents to observe for the peaceful atmosphere we all cherish. #LASG #ForAGreaterLagosHe advises Lagosians to remain calm and not allow criminals, who have hijacked the noble protest of our gallant youths, to succeed in their evil plan of turning our dear state upside down. @jidesanwoolu @drobafemih...
Senate Directs Investigation Into Excessive Bank Charges
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Senate Directs Investigation Into Excessive Bank Charges

The Senate on Wednesday at plenary directed its Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions to investigate complaints of Nigerians on illicit and excessive bank charges by commercial banks on customers’ accounts. It also directed the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, to look into the complaints of Nigerians and review the charges on their bank accounts. The resolutions of Senate, were sequel to a motion by Sen. Abba Moro (PDP-Benue South) on urgent need to investigate and review illicit and excessive charges by Nigerian banks on customers’ accounts. Moro, while presenting the motion, said there have been several complaints from Nigerians over illicit and excessive charges by commercial banks on their accounts. He said that such charges and deductions ranged...
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.
Suspected Cultists Arrested with Human Skulls in Cross River
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Suspected Cultists Arrested with Human Skulls in Cross River

Five suspected cultists have been arrested with human skulls in Ogoja Local Government Area of Cross River State. Cross River state commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC),  Danjuma Elisha said the suspects were apprehended following a raid on a compound in Ogoja area. He said;  “This is a case of suspected cultism, ritualists in Ogoja Local Government Area. They were found with all the items they used in their activities. “We raided the place because it is a compound. Eventually, four of them were found to be the people involved. So we are targeting them this time for the public to see." Elisha added that the suspects will be handed over to the police for further investigation and prosecution.
Teenager Arrested with 14 used Female Panties in Ogun
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Teenager Arrested with 14 used Female Panties in Ogun

A 16-year-old boy identified as Adeniyi Muhammed has been arrested in Ogun state after being caught with 14 used female panties.  Ogun state police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi said the suspect was arrested after a resident of Kano Street in the Ayetoro area of the state lodged a complaint over the theft of her panties on Tuesday August 18.  Oyeyemi said;  “A search warrant was executed in his dwelling house and another 14 used woman pants were recovered there. The suspect has confessed to the commission of the crime but claimed that he was sent by somebody to get those pants for him. Effort is on top gear to get his so-called accomplice arrested.” It was further learnt that the state Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun has directed that t...
2 Women Among 8 Kidnappers Arrested by NSCDC in Oyo
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2 Women Among 8 Kidnappers Arrested by NSCDC in Oyo

The Agro Rangers Squad, of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC in Oyo statehave arrested 8 suspected kidnappers, consisting of 2 women and 6 men. According to reports, the two red Boxer Motorcycles marked BDJ 580 UL and EGB 628 UF, six cell phones and N32,510 cash were recovered from the suspects. It was gathered that the criminals, who are suspected to be kidnappers, operated in Ado Awaye, Araromi Lcda, Okaka and Otu communities in Itesiwsju Local Government Area and Ilero in Iwa Local Council Development Authority of the state. The NSCDC said that one Alhaji Baani Abubakar, otherwise called Chief Jowuro, made a distress call in Oke-Ogun at around 11:15 pm on Thursday that suspected kidnappers were spotted at Bobajiroro Hotel, Oke Adeta, Iseyin. The state ...
Arsenal Launch Investigation Into Pepe’s £72 Million Record Transfer Fee
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Arsenal Launch Investigation Into Pepe’s £72 Million Record Transfer Fee

Arsenal have launched an internal investigation into why so much money was paid for club record signing Nicolas Pepe. The 25-year-old Ivorian became Arsenals’ most expensive signing when he joined for £72million from French Ligue 1 club Lille last summer. In his debut season at Arsenal he scored eight goals and provided10 assists. But according to ESPN while there is believed to be no regret in signing Pepe, Arsenal reckon they overpaid to bring him to the Emirates. The north London club paid £20m up front, with a commitment to a further £52m over the next five years. That first instalment is due to be paid this summer and the commitment to owe that extra chunk has led to ‘a review of scouting reports and negotiating process’ to determine why such a huge deal was ma...
‘N100bn vanished in one year’- House of Representatives probes North East Development Commission
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‘N100bn vanished in one year’- House of Representatives probes North East Development Commission

The House of Representatives has ordered an investigation into allegations of a missing N100 billion from the coffers of the North-East Development Commission (NEDC) established in 2017 to reconstruct states affected by insurgency in the north-east.   Moving a motion for the probe of the agency, minority leader of the house, Ndudi Elumelu, said the N100 billion given to the commission by the federal government has “vanished” with nothing to show for it . Elumelu while moving the motion, accused Mohammed Goni Alkali, commission’s managing director, of awarding non-existent contracts. In his words “The N100 billion so far disbursed to the commission by the federal government is said to have vanished under a year without any visible impact on the refugees nor any infrastructural d...
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Former Nurse Admits Killing Seven Military Retirees

Reta Mays, a former nursing assistant at a medical center for veterans in West Virginia has pleaded guilty to seven counts of second-degree murder and one count of assault with the intent to commit murder. The 46-year-old woman who appeared before a federal court on Tuesday July 14, pleaded guilty to federal murder charges in connection with a string of insulin deaths at a veterans hospital in West Virginia. Federal prosecutors had alleged that Reta Mays injected lethal doses of insulin into eight veterans at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in rural Clarksburg, causing their blood sugar levels to drop to dangerously low levels. Seven died shortly after. Mays began working at the hospital five years ago and was assigned to work the night shift in Ward 3A. As a nursin...
59-year-old Pastor Arrested for Raping 10-year-old Girl in Ogun
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59-year-old Pastor Arrested for Raping 10-year-old Girl in Ogun

59-year-old Pastor Okedokun Abiodun of the Light Christian Church, Odeda in Odeda Local Government Area, Ogun state, has been arrested by men of the state police command for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl (name withheld). In a statement released on Tuesday, July 14, the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said Okedokun was arrested following a report by the father of the victim at Odeda Police station. ''The suspect saw his daughter playing with other children and he called her to go and bring his key for him in his room, while the innocent girl was going into the room, the pastor allegedly followed her behind, pushed her into the bed, covered her mouth with his hands and forcefully had carnal knowledge of he. Upon the report, the DPO Odeda div...
Police open investigation after Cristiano Ronaldo’s 10-year-old Son is Filmed Riding a Jet Ski alone
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Police open investigation after Cristiano Ronaldo’s 10-year-old Son is Filmed Riding a Jet Ski alone

Police in Portugal have opened up investigations after Cristiano Ronaldo’s 10-year-old, son Cristiano Jr was filmed riding a jet ski alone. The video showed Cristiano Jr. racing through the water before moving round in circles as he was praised by family members on the luxury vessel. Towards the end of the 1.30 minute video a woman in a life jacket could be seen jumping into the water, although the young boy switched on the engine before she approached it. The disturbing footage was uploaded by the young boy's aunt, Elma Aveiro on her Instagram page on Monday, July 13. According to Portuguese press, the video also shared by his famous footballer dad and his grandmum Dolores Aveiro, was taken on Saturday in Paul do Mar off the south of Madeira where Cristiano Ronaldo Jr ...
60-year-old man Arrested for Defiling a 9-year-old Girl in Anambra
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60-year-old man Arrested for Defiling a 9-year-old Girl in Anambra

The Anambra State Police Command have arrested a 60-year-old man identified as Okafor Ndubuisi for allegedly defiling a 9-year-old girl. Ndubuisi, said to be a resident of Sun Rise Estates Nkwelle Ezunaka in Oyi LGA of Anambra State was accused of defiling the minor on different occassions. He was arrested at about 2:30pm on Sunday July 12, following a tip-off. The state's police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed said the Commissioner of Police John Abang has directed that the case be transferred to the State Criminal investigation Department, Awka for discreet investigation after which suspect would be charged to court for prosecution.   The statement read; On the 12/7/2020 at about 2:30:pm following a tip off, Police operatives attached 3-3 Division arrested one Okafo...
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...
Herbs Made Me Sodomise Boy – Suspect
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Herbs Made Me Sodomise Boy – Suspect

The Nasarawa state command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has arrested a 25-year-old man identified as Yusuf Bello, for sodomizing an 11-year-old boy in Lafia, the state's capital. Bello blamed his action on herbal mixture he ingested, which he claimed gave him an erection he couldn't control. Confessing to the crime, he said; “Some few days after the Sallah celebration, I had a running stomach and approached a herbalist who sold herbal medicine to me for N150. "He told me that the medicine had no side effects, but some hours after I took it, I had an erection and couldn’t control it. “I went to the toilet where I saw a boy who I called and I had anal sex with him.” The state NSCDC commandant, Dr Muhammad Mahmoud Fari who said the suspect was...
Police to Prosecute Owners of Uncompleted Buildings Used by Rapists in Kano
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Police to Prosecute Owners of Uncompleted Buildings Used by Rapists in Kano

Owners of uncompleted buildings used by rapists to perpetrate crimes in Kano state, will henceforth be prosecuted by the state police command. DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, the Command's Public Relations Officer made the announcement in a popular Radio programme "Inda Ranka". He said that “33.3 percent of rape cases had been perpetrated at uncompleted buildings in the state." Kiyawa who stated that owners of uncompleted buildings used to perpetrate rape will be charged as accomplices, added that the tough stance was necessitated by a disturbing statistics that emanated from investigation conducted by the command in the wake of growing cases of rape, especially on minors across the state. The police spokesperson said; ”We are warning the general public that henceforth, any ra...
RCCG Excommunicates Pastor who was Caught While Trying to Sleep with Member’s Wife in Ondo
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RCCG Excommunicates Pastor who was Caught While Trying to Sleep with Member’s Wife in Ondo

Gideon Bakare, a Pastor of a Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Akure, Ondo state capital, has been excommunicated after being caught while trying to sleep with a member's wife. Recall the naked Pastor was seen in a viral video, begging the family of the lady after being caught red-handed in the act. In a statement released by RCCG spokesperson Olaitan Olubiyi on Wednesday July 8, it was gathered that Bakare was suspended for attempting adultery. He was also accused of putting the church in a bad light. The statement read; “The Redeemed Christian Church of God has excommunicated Mr Gideon Bakare and relieved him of all ministerial duties in the Mission. “Bakare, who was an Assistant Pastor in the Church was recently accused of attempted act of adultery with a wom...
Nasarawa APC Chairman Caught Defiling Two Girls
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Nasarawa APC Chairman Caught Defiling Two Girls

A politician identified as Christopher Ogah has been arrested after he was allegedly caught defiling two girls in his house in Obi Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. The suspects said to be the chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Obi Ward, was allegedly caught defiling two girls aged 12 and 13 years respectively. Daily Trust reported that an eyewitness said the politician lured the girls to his room when they entered his residence to fetch water from a well. Chairman of the local government, Alhaji Mohammad Oyimoga Oyigye confirmed the incident and also disclosed that he saved the suspect from being lynched by angry youths. Oyigye said the suspect who was handed over to the police, was transferred to Lafia to forestall breakdown of peace in the area. Na...
Court Declines Okorocha’s Request to Stop Probe by EFCC and Imo Panel
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Court Declines Okorocha’s Request to Stop Probe by EFCC and Imo Panel

Senator Rochas Okorocha’s request for an order to stop the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the state probe panel from investigating him on alleged financial infractions, has been struck out by a federal high court sitting in Abuja. Okorocha had requested for a court order ending or suspending EFCC's investigation against him, including all the petitions submitted to it by the Imo government until the panel on contract set up by the same state government had concluded its probe on his government between 2011 and 2019. While counsel to the former Imo State governor, Oba Maduabuchi (SAN) informed the court that the defence counsel asked for an adjournment to respond to processes served on them and also asked the court to stop those involved in the suit from going...
Seven oil Workers Killed in an Explosion at the Benin River Basin
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Seven oil Workers Killed in an Explosion at the Benin River Basin

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has confirmed the death of seven oil workers killed in an explosion that occurred at Gbetiokun, OML 40, operated by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), on behalf of the NPDC/Elcrest Joint Venture. A statement from the corporation said the incident occurred on Wednesday, July 8 during the installation of a ladder on a platform (Benin River Valve Station) for access during discharging of Gbetiokun production. The statement said that a detailed investigation into the cause of the explosion has commenced. ''The bodies of casualties have been deposited in a morgue in Sapele, while families of the personnel involved are being contacted by their employers: Weld Affairs and Flow Impact, which are consultants to NPDC.'' ...
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...
Man and his Wife are Arrested in Ogun State for Humiliating the man’s Ex-girlfriend and Inserting a bottle in her Genitals
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Man and his Wife are Arrested in Ogun State for Humiliating the man’s Ex-girlfriend and Inserting a bottle in her Genitals

A man and his wife have been arrested by the Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command for molesting and indecently assaulting a 20-year-old woman. Osas Onyeokweni was reportedly dating the 20-year old before they went their separate ways. On the fateful day, Osas Onyekweni was said to have called his former girlfriend on phone to meet him at an agreed point at Lusada area, Agbara, Ogun State, for an important discussion. However, when the 20- year-old woman turned up at the Lusada location, she met Osas and his wife, Tomisin Onyeokweni. Both lured her into an uncompleted apartment where Tomisin pulled a pair of scissors and used it to slit her dress, leaving her naked. The husband then wrestled his ex to the ground and pinned her down while his wife forced an empty bottl...
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....
Canadian Authorities Launch Investigation after 38 French Bulldog Puppies are Found Dead in Plane Cargo
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Canadian Authorities Launch Investigation after 38 French Bulldog Puppies are Found Dead in Plane Cargo

Canadian authorities have launched an investigation after 38 puppies were found dead on a Ukranian plane at Toronto, Canada. At least 500 puppies were on board the Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) plane at Toronto Pearson Airport but 38 of them died, Canadian officials said on Sunday. Abby Lorenzen, a dog carer who was picking up another animal from the airport cargo area where the puppies were discovered, branded the sight of the dead dogs a ‘horror scene’. It is not clear if other types of animals were also on board but Abby Lorenzen said there were 572 animals on board and that ‘It was a nightmare.’ . According to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, the remaining surviving dogs were suffering from dehydration, weakness and vomiting and after seeing the condition of ...
55-year-old Man Hacked to Death by Unknown Persons in Imo
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55-year-old Man Hacked to Death by Unknown Persons in Imo

A 55-year-old man has been hacked to death by yet-to-be-identified persons in Ahaba Orodo community area in Imo state. The spokesperson of the state police command, Ikeikwu Orlando, in a statement released today June 22, said operatives of the Divisional Police Headquarters, Mbaitoli acting on a report earlier made to the station, moved to an isolated area around the Ahaba Orodo Community School and found the corpse of the 55-year-old man identified as Patrick Uchenwoke, in the pool of his own blood.   ''Operatives discovered that he had a deep machete cut at the back of his head, while a bicycle and bible was seen beside the corpse, thus suggesting that he must have been murdered while going or returning from church.'' the statement read Ikeokwu said the state Commissione...
LASTMA Reacts to Video of their Staff Counting Money allegedly Extorted From Road Users
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LASTMA Reacts to Video of their Staff Counting Money allegedly Extorted From Road Users

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has reacted to the viral video showing their staff counting money allegedly extorted from road users. In the video, one female LASTMA staff is seen holding the money before handing it over to another female staff to count. The man who shared the video said it was a male staff named Officer Hunpegan that asked them to pay 50,000 Naira before they'll be released. He then gave the money to his assistants to count before leaving the office (read here). Reacting to the video, LASTMA said they are carrying out an investigation. They tweeted: "Our attention has been drawn to the recent video making rounds about extortion from our officers. The Agency has taken note of this even as investigation has commenced. The officers involved...
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...
Nigerian Man Commits Suicide after Stabbing his Wife to Death in Lekki
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Nigerian Man Commits Suicide after Stabbing his Wife to Death in Lekki

A Nigerian man simply identified as Femi, stabbed his wife to death, and thereafter committed suicide in their home in Victory Park estate in Lagos state on Sunday, June 21. According to residents of the estate, the couple moved into the estate three weeks ago with their two young children. Not much was known about the couple but just a day before the murder-suicide, they were spotted jogging together on Saturday night June 20. However, on Sunday, the man who is said to have always questioned the paternity of their second child, stabbed his wife to death, and then took his own life. A neighbor who spoke on condition of anonymity to LIB, said "On Sunday afternoon, neighbors close to the couple's apartment heard loud music emanating from their home and this lasted for many ho...
Fire Razes Oba Market in Benin
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Fire Razes Oba Market in Benin

Shops and goods located in the popular Oba Market in Benin City, Edo State, were destroyed when a fire tore through the market. The fire started at about 12:05 am on Monday, June 22, and raged till 6am. By the time it was put out by fire fighters, a large section of the market had been destroyed. The cause of the fire has not been revealed. According to reports, there was no power supply in the area at the time the fire began, thereby ruling out the possibility of an electrical fault. Traders who arrived at the market this morning to find their means of livelihood destroyed were inconsolable. The Assistant Controller, Federal Fire Servce in Asaba, Delta state, Samson Karibo, who was in Benin with his men, on special assignment, assisted to put out the fire.   ...
I Stole my Client’s Pant for Money Ritual – Vulcanizer
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I Stole my Client’s Pant for Money Ritual – Vulcanizer

A 22-year-old vulcanizer identified as Dele Ope, has been arrested by the Police in Ogun for allegedly stealing a pant belonging to his client with the intention to use if for money ritual. The Police Public Relations Officer, Ogun State command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, who revealed this in a statement issued in Abeokuta on Sunday, said the suspect was arrested following a report by a woman (name withheld) who reported at Warewa Division of the State Police command that she discovered that her car tyre has been deflated when she wanted to go out. She added that this necessitated the woman to invite the suspect who is a vulcaniser to fix the tyre in her house. “After fixing the tyre and left, she discovered that her pant that was spread on a rope within the compound has been missin...
Man arrested for Killing his Children with Wooden Pestle in Anambra
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Man arrested for Killing his Children with Wooden Pestle in Anambra

The Anambra state police command has confirmed the arrest of a 34-year-old man identified as Ifeanyi Apusiobi of Azu Ogbunike in Oyi LGA of Anambra State, for reportedly killing his two kids with wooden pestle. The suspect who crushed his children; Chinecherem Apusiobi aged 7 and Obinna Apusiobi aged 5 with the pestle while they were sleeping, also injured his 72-year-old father, Dominic Apusiobi on the head with same object. Exhibits have been recovered and the case has been transferred to the State CID in Awka for discreet investigation. The statement released by the state's police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed read; On the 21/06/2020, at about 1:am, Police operatives attached to Ogbunike Police Station arrested one Ifeanyi Apusiobi 'm' aged 34years of Azu Ogbunike in Oyi...
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 ...
Primary school teacher arrested after N550m Belonging to her 24-year-old Son was Found in her Account
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Primary school teacher arrested after N550m Belonging to her 24-year-old Son was Found in her Account

A primary school teacher, Mrs. Roseline Uche Egbuha has been arrested following an investigation which exposed her alleged involvement in money laundering. The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) said investigation showed that the money found in the bank account of the primary school teacher identified as Mrs. Roseline Uche Egbuha, are proceeds of money laundering from Malaysia. Upon being interrogated, Egbuha said the money found in her account belonged to her 24-year-old son, Chidozie Fabian Ejeaka whose whereabouts could not be established. She was arrested alongside three bank staff and her lawyer, Fredinard Isa due to their connivance in lifting the restriction placed on her account and the subsequent transfer of N550m (principal sum and interest) into the GTB...
IGP Orders Probe of D’banj Over Rape Allegation
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IGP Orders Probe of D’banj Over Rape Allegation

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has ordered a probe into the rape allegation against superstar singer, Oladapo Oyebanjo aka D’banj. The order was given by the IGP in response to a petition Mr. Tommy Ojoge-Daniel, a lawyer to Miss Seyitan Babatayo who accused D’Banj of raping her in 2018 wrote. The letter with reference number CB.7000/IGP.SEC/ABJ/VOl.484/801 which was written by the Principal Staff Officer to the IG, DCP Idowu Owohunwa and addressed to the Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Force Criminal Investigation Department, Area 10, Garki, Abuja, came after the singer was accused of intimidating the alleged rape victim by getting her arrested. It read in part;  ‘Re: Petition Against (1) Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo (Aka D’Banj) for Rape Indecent Sexual Assau...
Don’t Judge Nigerians Succeeding Abroad – Abike Dabiri-Erewa Reacts to Hushpuppi’s Arrest
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Don’t Judge Nigerians Succeeding Abroad – Abike Dabiri-Erewa Reacts to Hushpuppi’s Arrest

Chairman of the Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa has reacted to the arrest of Ramoni Igbalode a.k.a Ray Hushpuppi on charges bordering on internet fraud and other related activities. In a tweet she shared, the NIDCOM bs stated that the allegations against Hushpuppi is not a yardstick to judge Nigerians excelling abroad. Abike who urged Nigerians abroad to be law-abiding citizens, good ambassadors and not tarnish the mage of the country, also asked Nigerians to await EFCC's thorough investigation as well as further updates on the case. She tweeted;   RE- RAY HUSHPUPPI (Ramoni Igbalode) HAS A CASE TO ANSWER WITH EFCC. The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission notes with displeasure, the cyber crime and money laundering network/transaction running into...
Imo Undergraduate Who Died After Sex Romp Buried
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Imo Undergraduate Who Died After Sex Romp Buried

Cynthia Obieshi, a female undergraduate of the Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Owerri, Imo State, who died after a sex romp with her boyfriend, Samuel Osuji, was on Thursday buried. The 25-year-old was buried at her father’s compound in the Umuaro community in the Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of the state amidst tears. It was reported that the two undergraduates were on Sunday morning found dead in a hostel room after they had indulged in a sex romp. The police spokesperson in the state, Orlando Okeokwu, had told our correspondent that the corpses of the deceased were deposited at the morgue. He had said, “On June 14, 2020, acting on a report received at the Police station, operatives of the Divisional Police headquarters, Nekede/Ihiagwa Division moved to room 19 Vic-Mi...
Obinwanne “Invictus Obi” Okeke Pleads Guilty to N4.2 billion Fraud
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Obinwanne “Invictus Obi” Okeke Pleads Guilty to N4.2 billion Fraud

Obinwanne Okeke, the owner of Invictus Group, who was arrested in the United States last year for computer-based fraud, has pleaded guilty to $11 million (N4.2 billion) fraud. The 32-year-old Nigerian businessman admitted to American prosecutors that he was involved in computer-based fraud between 2015 and 2019. Joshua Stueve, a spokesperson for the United States District Court for Eastern District of Virginia, told Premium Times on Thursday evening that Mr Okeke could spend 20 years maximum penalty in an American jail. He would be sentenced on October 22, Mr Stueve said. "A federal district court judge will determine any sentence after taking into account the U.S. sentencing guidelines and other statutory factors,” the court official said. The publication adds that Robe...
32-year-old Man Arrested for allegedly Defiling 7-year-old Girl in Anambra
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32-year-old Man Arrested for allegedly Defiling 7-year-old Girl in Anambra

A 32- year -old man has been arrested by men of the Anambra state police command for allegedly defiling a seven-year-old girl at Okpoko near Onitsha. Spokesperson of the state police command, Haruna Mohammed, in a statement released, gave the identity of the suspect as Chigbo Akpoluobi, a resident of Obodoukwu Road, Nkitaku, Okpoko, Anambra. According to Mohammed, the suspect allegedly lured the victim to his apartment on June 14, to defile her. “On June 16, at about 12: 30p.m., following a tip off, police operatives attached to the Okpoko Division, arrested one Chigbo Akpoluobi for defiling a seven-year -old girl. The scene was visited by police detectives and the victim was taken to the hospital for medical examination. Meanwhile, the suspect has voluntarily confessed to ...