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“You Killed EndSARS Protesters And Expect Doves Of Peace To Fly?” – Reno Omokri
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“You Killed EndSARS Protesters And Expect Doves Of Peace To Fly?” – Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri has reacted after white pigeons freed by President Buhari at today's Armed Forces Remembrance Day refused to fly off. Reacting to the drama that played out at the National Arcade, Eagle Square in Abuja, Reno Omokri said it's a sign that Nigeria is not at peace. Taking to his Instagram handle, Reno shared a photo of Buhari releasing the bird. Reno wrote: "7 Signs Nigeria Is Not at Peace • Doves released by General #Buhari refuse to fly • Aisha Buhari, @AishaMBuhari, relocated from Aso Rock • Garba Shehu, @GarShehu, rejected my offer of $20,000 to spend a night in Borno without security • Soldiers and policemen are being kidnapped and pay ransom • Borno Governor can’t go outside Maiduguri without risking death • Shekau addresses Nigerians more often than Buhari ...
Troops Killed 2,403 Terrorists, Bandits, Kidnappers In 9 Months – Femi Adesina
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Troops Killed 2,403 Terrorists, Bandits, Kidnappers In 9 Months – Femi Adesina

The Presidency Thursday said various nits of the Nigerian Armed Forces, in coordinated operations, across the country between March 18 and December 30, 2020 had eliminated over 2,403 terrorists, bandits, kidnappers and criminals of other sorts. Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, stated this in “a checklist of successes of the Nigerian Armed Forces”, released to State House reporters in commemoration of this year’s Armed Forces Remembrance Day. He said this was in addition to terrorists and bandits killed during air strikes by the Nigeria Air Force. The checklist segmented the achievements into regions with special attention on the activities in the northeast mostly affected by the activities of the Boko Haram terrorist group. The checklist also revealed figures of the re...
Amotekun, Herdsmen Clash In Aiyete, Oyo. Seven People Killed
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Amotekun, Herdsmen Clash In Aiyete, Oyo. Seven People Killed

Men of the Oyo State Security Network Agency popularly known as Operation Amotekun and some Fulani have reportedly engaged in a clash at Aiyete in the Ibarapa North Local Government Area of the state. The clash was said to have started at Okebi village on Saturday morning but the cause of the clash could not be immediately ascertained as of the time of filing this report. A man, Saliu, who claimed to be a resident of the area told our correspondent that seven persons had been killed. He added that about seven houses were also razed. Saliu said, “Alhaji Usman Okebi and his two sons were killed. We don’t know what caused the fight. Some persons were shot and injured. “The number of people killed has increased to seven. Those who were shot and ran away later died in the bus...
Soldiers & Bus Drivers Clash In Kwara Over N100, Five Feared Killed
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Soldiers & Bus Drivers Clash In Kwara Over N100, Five Feared Killed

About five persons have been reported killed when the Nigerian Army personnel clashed with bus drivers in Ilesha-Baruba motor park in the Baruten Local Government Area of Kwara State. The cause of the misunderstanding was said to be over an alleged N100 bribe which the soldiers, which mounted a roadblock in the area, demanded from the bus drivers. It was learnt that the crisis started on Friday after a bus driver on Ilesha-Sinawu Road refused to part with N100 for the soldiers, and an argument ensued. SaharaReporters learnt that in the course of the argument, the soldiers slapped him and he angrily left, came back and mobilised his other colleagues from the motor park. After that, the soldiers opened fire on the drivers and five persons were feared dead, while several other...
Seven Feared Dead as Amotekun, Herdsmen Clash in Oyo
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Seven Feared Dead as Amotekun, Herdsmen Clash in Oyo

Men of the Oyo State Security Network Agency popularly known as Operation Amotekun and some Fulani have reportedly clashed at Aiyete in the Ibarapa North Local Government Area of the state. The cause of the clash is yet to be ascertained but was said to have started at Okebi village on Saturday morning. According t reports, seven people were killed and about seven houses were also razed. An eyewitness Saliu told Punch Newspaper that a man and his two sons were killed. Saliu said, “Alhaji Usman Okebi and his two sons were killed. We don’t know what caused the fight. Some persons were shot and injured. “The number of people killed has increased to seven. Those who were shot and ran away later died in the bush.” Also, another source said the clash was between the Amotekun c...
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.   ...
“I Killed My Girlfriend Used The Proceed To Buy Beer”- Osun Ritual Killer
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“I Killed My Girlfriend Used The Proceed To Buy Beer”- Osun Ritual Killer

A 30-year-old ritual killer suspect, Tajudeen Monsuru, has said he used proceeds from human parts to drink beer and hang out with friends. Monsuru and three other suspects, Garuba Lukman (31years), Hamsat Akeem (25years) and Yusuf Awayewasere (37yearrs) were on Tuesday paraded in connection with murder and conspiracy at the Osun State Police Command, Osogbo. The Nation reports that Monsuru was arrested for the alleged killing of his girlfriend for ritual in Iwo on December 8 last year. While being paraded, Monsuru said: “I killed people and sold their parts to those that needed them. I killed my girlfriend, Mutiat Alani and other people. I strangled people and dismembered their bodies for those who needed them. I used the proceeds to buy beer and hang out with friends.” Polic...
“I Killed my Girlfriend and Other People” – Osun Ritual Killer Suspect
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“I Killed my Girlfriend and Other People” – Osun Ritual Killer Suspect

30-year-old ritual killer suspect, Tajudeen Monsuru, has revealed how he killed his girlfriend, Alani Mutiyat, others people, dismembered and sold their body parts then used the proceeds to enjoy himself. Monsuru, who was arrested in Iwo on December 8, 2020, in connection with ritual killings in Iwo, made the chilling confession when he was paraded alongside three other suspects at the Osun State Police Headquarters in Osogbo on Tuesday, January 5. “I killed people and sold their parts to those that needed them. I killed my girlfriend, Mutiat Alani and other people. I strangled people and dismembered their bodies for those who needed them. I used the proceeds to buy beer and hang out with friends," he told journalists. Speaking to other journalists, he said, "We strangle o...
14 Persons Killed in Ghastly Auto Crash Along Lokoja-Obajana road
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14 Persons Killed in Ghastly Auto Crash Along Lokoja-Obajana road

At least fourteen persons were killed in an accident along Lokoja-Obajana road in Kogi State on Wednesday afternoon, January 6. It was gathered that the accident involved a bus and a truck conveying cement from Obajana occurred at Old Akpata village. According to an eye witness account, the accident occurred as a result of dangerous overtaking by the driver of the bus that was heading to Kabba. The witness said all the passengers in that bus died. Meanwhile, the Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has sympathised with families of the victims. A statement issued by the State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Kingsley Fanwo, said that it is a sad that promising souls were lost in such a pathetic circumstance. "As a Government, we will strengthen our ro...
Gunmen Kill Former Nasarawa Education Secretary, Kidnap 20 Travellers in Nasarawa
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Gunmen Kill Former Nasarawa Education Secretary, Kidnap 20 Travellers in Nasarawa

20 people traveling to Toto Local Government Area of Nasarawa state have been abducted by gunmen who also killed the former education secretary of Nasarawa local government area of the state, Malami Salihu. The 20 kidnapped victims were traveling in three vehicles and were intercepted on Tuesday afternoon along Mungi Sharp Conner in Buga Gwari, Gadabuke area of Toto LGA, by the gunmen who marched them into a bush. Secretary of Gadabuke emirate council, Abdullahi Baba told The Nation that the late Salihu was among those kidnapped but his lifeless body was later found in the bush near the road. Baba said; “The former education secretary was traveling alongside his friend in a private vehicle and was also taken away with others but his dead body was later found in a nearby bus...
Nine Including Three Children Killed as Bandits Open Fire on Travellers along Kaduna highway
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Nine Including Three Children Killed as Bandits Open Fire on Travellers along Kaduna highway

Gunmen suspected to be bandits killed nine travellers, including three children in Zankoro village along Birnin Gwari-Kaduna highway on Sunday. It was gathered that the victims were on their way to a wedding ceremony at Doka town in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of the state when they were attacked by the bandits on Sunday, January 3. A traveler, who identified himself as Datti, told Daily Trust that he assisted the vigilante in evacuating some of the victims, adding that six persons died on the spot. The chairman of the Birnin-Gwari Progressives Union (BEPU) Barrister Salisu Haruna, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Monday, January 4, said the bandits also blocked the road on Monday at the same Zankoro at about 9.00 am, shooting sporadically and abducted a...
Bandits Reportedly Kill Babies, Travelers Along Kaduna Highway
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Bandits Reportedly Kill Babies, Travelers Along Kaduna Highway

Bandits attacking travelers along at the dreaded Birnin-Gwari-Kaduna Highway reportedly killed 3 babies alongside 6 other travelers. According to reports, the victims were on their way to a ceremony at Doka, Birnin-Gwari Local Government. Also, a total of 11 people were kidnapped by the bandits on the same day at Dan Kungi village in the Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State, PR Nigeria reports. This was contained in a statement by the chairman of the Birnin-Gwari Progressives Union, Mr Salisu Haruna, on Monday. The statement titled, ‘Alarming rise of banditry and killings in Birnin Gwari general area,’ added that more than 40 persons were abducted by the bandits between December 20, 2020 and January 4, 2021, adding that “some of them (abductees), have been rep...
One Person Killed as Police Foil Armed Robbery Attack in Nasarawa
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One Person Killed as Police Foil Armed Robbery Attack in Nasarawa

An armed robbery suspect has been killed after men of the Nasarawa state police command foiled a robbery attack along Gidan Gambo road in the state on Sunday, January 3. A statement released by the spokesperson of the command, Ramhan Nansel, states that at about 10.50pm on Sunday, the Police Command received a distress call that hoodlums suspected to be armed robbers had blocked the road at Gidan Gambo along lafia-shandam road with the intent to rob unsuspecting commuters. ''Upon the receipt of the information, the Commissioner of Police mobilized Police personnel attached to Assakio Police Station and a team of Safer Highway personnel to the area where a gun duel ensued. Consequently, the hoodlums were dislodge and one yet to be identified suspected armed robber was fatally woun...
Buhari Sympathizes With Niger Republic Over Terrorist Attack That Killed 70
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Buhari Sympathizes With Niger Republic Over Terrorist Attack That Killed 70

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing of 70 people in Zaroumdareye, a border town between Niger Republic and Mali by militants, describing the incident as another clarion call for united action by African leaders against terrorism. President Buhari, while reacting to the incident on Sunday in Abuja, said, “I am profoundly shocked by the large scale death of innocent people at the hands of these callous militants who have no regard for the sanctity of human life.” The President in a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu in Abuja last night said, “We are facing grave security challenges on account of the evil campaign of indiscriminate violence by terrorists in the Sahel and only united action can help us defeat t...
“Boko Haram Killed 43 People” – John Enenche Counters United Nations’ Claim Of 110 Farmers Killed In Borno
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“Boko Haram Killed 43 People” – John Enenche Counters United Nations’ Claim Of 110 Farmers Killed In Borno

Nigerian Defence Headquarters' Director of Information, Maj. Gen. John Eneche has countered the United Nations' claim of 110 people being killed over the weekend in Borno. It was reported earlier that United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon said no fewer than 110 farmers were killed in Saturday, November 28 attack on rice farms in Zabarmari community in Borno state. Reacting to this in an interview on Channels Television today November 30, Eneche stated that what the military have so far counted with the locals is 43 bodies. He noted that the military is still searching for dead bodies, while also admitting that some people ran into the bush during the attack. He added that while there is a possibility of the death toll rising, he is however hopeful t...
43 Farmers Killed By Boko Haram Didn’t Have Clearance To Farm – Garba Shehu
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43 Farmers Killed By Boko Haram Didn’t Have Clearance To Farm – Garba Shehu

The Presidency, today on Monday stated that the 43 farmers that were killed by Boko Haram on Saturday did not have military clearance to be on the rice farms when the attack happened. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said this in an interview with the BBC on Monday. He said while not blaming the victims for the incident, the truth must be said. Shehu said, “The government is sad that this tragic incident has happened. 43 or thereabout of innocent farm workers, most of them had their throats slit by a heartless band of terrorists. People need to know what it is like in the Lake Chad Basin area. “Much of those areas have been liberated from Boko Haram terrorists but there are a number of spaces that have not been cleared for t...
Seven People Killed In Fresh Kaduna Attack
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Seven People Killed In Fresh Kaduna Attack

Not less than seven people have died in an early morning attack on Jemaa Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Gunmen stormed Ungwan Bido village on Sunday, killing residents. Two children have yet to be found after the attack. Samuel Aruwa, Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, confirmed the story to ChannelsTV, stating that the attackers burnt down four houses. The attack follows the alleged killing of a Fulani herdsman, Isiyaka Saidu, of Ungwan Pah village on Saturday. Meanwhile, Governor Nasir El-Rufai said he had directed the State Emergency Management Agency to, as a matter of urgency, provide relief materials to citizens whose houses were burnt as well as those injured in the attack.
Zabarmari: Zulum Leads Horrified Kinsmen To Bury 43 Farmers Killed By Boko Haram
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Zabarmari: Zulum Leads Horrified Kinsmen To Bury 43 Farmers Killed By Boko Haram

Governor of Borno State, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum was at Zabarmari early morning on Sunday, to lead kinsmen and other residents, still in shock, for the funeral of 43 farmers slaughtered by the Boko Haram insurgents. Though the victims lived in Zabarmari, a farming community in Jere Local Government Area, famous for rice cultivation and local processing, they were attacked on Saturday, at Koshebe village, a place in Mafa Local Government Area. Zulum, during his visit was told that death toll was yet to be fully ascertained. "Your Excellency, as you have seen here, 43 corpses were buried, but others have not been retrieved from the scene of the incident. Nobody can tell you the exact number of people killed. Some of the victims are still missing" a resident (name concealed,...
#EndSARS: CNN Clarifies Its Tweet About ”38” Nigerians Killed
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#EndSARS: CNN Clarifies Its Tweet About ”38” Nigerians Killed

On October 23, CNN Africa had tweeted that at least 38 persons were killed on Tuesday, October 20, when the military opened fire on peaceful protesters. This tweet was referring to the Lekki shooting incident. The tweet read: ''At least 38 people were killed in Nigeria on Tuesday when the military opened fire on peaceful protesters But the President failed to address the carnage during his speech on Thursday, drawing criticism from protesters who accuse him of failing to show empathy & unify the nation'' In an updated tweet, CNN Africa has now come out with a clarification. It reads: ''Clarification: This tweet from October 23 did not attribute the death toll from protests in Nigeria to Amnesty International. The tweet also did not make it clear that the death toll was for...
First Class Traditional Ruler, Olufon Of Ifon, Israel Adeusi Killed By Gunmen In Ondo State
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First Class Traditional Ruler, Olufon Of Ifon, Israel Adeusi Killed By Gunmen In Ondo State

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers on Thursday afternoon shot dead the First Class traditional ruler of Ifon, the Olufon of Ifon in Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State, Oba Israel Adeusi. The traditional ruler, who was returning to Ifon from Akure after a meeting, ran into the barricade of the kidnappers along Elegbeka area when the incident happened. It was gathered that his driver attempted to maneuver his way to avoid the kidnappers when they shot at his vehicle. Oba Adewusi was said to have been hit with bullets and was rushed to the Federal Medical Centre, Owo, where he was confirmed dead. A source disclosed to Tribune Online that the state governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, who was informed about the incident, rushed to the hospital where the monarch was confirmed dea...
N500m: Widow Of Vendor Killed By Gbajabiamila’s Aide Disowns Family
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N500m: Widow Of Vendor Killed By Gbajabiamila’s Aide Disowns Family

Josephine Okereke, the wife of the newspaper vendor shot and killed by a Department of State Services operatives attached to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has disowned her husband’s family over their demand for N500m compensation. Josephine spoke at a press conference in Abuja on Thursday. The family of Ifeanyichukwu Okereke had written to Gbajabiamila, demanding N500m. Lawyer to the family, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), in a letter dated November 23, 2020, said he was given the mandate to write the letter by the father of the deceased, Okorie Okereke; and the younger brother to the deceased, Destiny Okereke. The DSS had last week arrested the operative, Abdullahi Hassan, who shot Okereke while Gbajabiamila had also visited the family of the d...
Three Killed As Bandits Seize Kaduna-Abuja, Zaria-Funtua Roads
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Three Killed As Bandits Seize Kaduna-Abuja, Zaria-Funtua Roads

Hours after they were repelled and prevented by security operatives from kidnapping travelers, bandits, on Tuesday descended on Maigiginya community in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State. They killed two persons and injured two others. The latest attack came barely eight days after armed bandits killed two persons and kidnapped many, including nine ABU students on the ever-busy Kaduna-Abuja Highway. It also came a day after gunmen struck on Monday night, killing a driver and causing accidents where many were injured. But, security operatives were reported to have foiled bandit attack on Zaria-Funtua Road, Giwa Local Government Area in the early hours of on Tuesday. Also on Tuesday, dare-devil bandits suspected to be kidnappers, invaded the staff quarters of Ahma...
Dangerous Coronavirus Mutation In Danish Minks: 15 Million To Be Killed
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Dangerous Coronavirus Mutation In Danish Minks: 15 Million To Be Killed

Denmark’s prime minister wants to cull all minks in farms to minimise the risk of re-transmitting COVID-19 to humans. Denmark’s State Serum Institute, which deals with infectious diseases, has found mink-related strands of the novel coronavirus in 214 people since June, according to a report on its website updated on November 5. Meanwhile, one strain of the mutated coronavirus, which has prompted Denmark to cull its entire herd of mink, has been found in 12 people and on five mink farms so far. Early this week, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said the government wants to cull all minks on farms to minimise the risk of the weasel-like mammals’ re-transmitting COVID-19 to humans. “It is very, very serious,” Frederiksen said. “Thus, the mutated virus in minks can have devasta...
Police Killed My Sister A Day Before Her NYSC Passing Out Parade – Lady Tells Abuja Judicial Panel
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Police Killed My Sister A Day Before Her NYSC Passing Out Parade – Lady Tells Abuja Judicial Panel

It was a tearful day as more petitioners in Abuja gave various testimonies at the Independent Investigation Panel set up to look into the allegations of brutality and highhandedness by personnel of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). While the session is ongoing in some states, that of the nation’s capital continued for the second day on Thursday at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court. Two cases came up for hearing but the first, which has to do with an allegation of unlawful detention, could not be heard as both the petitioner, one Bala Mohammed and the respondents or their representatives were absent at the venue. The respondents were the Inspector-General of Police, the Commissioner of Police at the FCT Command, and the defunct SARS. The session w...
#EndSARS: Police To Promote Officers Killed, Injured During Recent Rampage — IGP
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#EndSARS: Police To Promote Officers Killed, Injured During Recent Rampage — IGP

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has disclosed that policemen killed during the EndSARS protests across the country would be promoted to their next rank. Mr Adamu stated this on Wednesday in Benin City, Edo State, while addressing police officers at the state police command during his working visit to boost their morale. The IGP also inspected the burnt police stations in the state, in company with the Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu; Assistant-Inspector General of Police (AIG), Zone 5, Sholla David; and CP, Babatunde Kokumo, on Wednesday. Seven police stations were burnt in Benin City by thugs, while several security vehicles were also burnt in the process. Mr Adamu said the police were working with the Police Service Commission (PSC) to ensure that officers...
IPOB Killed Army Officers & Took Their Guns, Soldiers Retaliated – Wike
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IPOB Killed Army Officers & Took Their Guns, Soldiers Retaliated – Wike

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

30-year-old Queen Nwazuo had been looking forward to a happy married life with her fiancé Monday Bakor before her life was cut short by a stray bullet in Rivers State. MCI reports that that the final year student of Aba State Polytechnic died on October 22, after she was hit by a stray bullet allegedly fired by some policemen in Oyogbo Local Government Arae of the State. A month before her painful death, she shared photos of herself at an eatery enjoying a plate of food and bottle of Coca-Cola drink. She captioned the post: "Life has no duplicate, I can't kill myself, Let me chop life before life chop me," Monday commented, "My money, my sugar. Enjoy yourself" "Thanks a lot for making my day" she replied.
Inmate Who Fled In Edo Killed Neighbour Who Testified Against Him In Court
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Inmate Who Fled In Edo Killed Neighbour Who Testified Against Him In Court

One of the 1,993 inmates who escaped during the jailbreaks at Oko and Benin prisons in Edo state has been arrested for murder. MCI had reported how the inmates fled the prisons during the crisis that trailed the #EndSARS crisis. While parading 126 suspected criminals on Wednesday, Babatunde Kokumo, Edo commissioner of police, said 10 of the suspects were the inmates who escaped earlier. He said the inmates immediately returned to crime and were re-arrested by the police. “We have commenced actions against the criminal elements. It will interest you to know that 10 of the criminal elements who escaped from Oko Correctional Centre on Airport Road, Benin and the Correctional Centre on Sapele Road, Benin were also arrested,” he said. “One of them, after having escaped from O...
”Na soldiers kill people for Lekki”- Dino Melaye sings in new music video
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”Na soldiers kill people for Lekki”- Dino Melaye sings in new music video

Dino Melaye has released yet another music video.   In the video shared on his Twitter handle this morning, the politician dressed in military fatigues, insisted that the military killed the End SARS protesters at the Lekki tollgate on Tuesday, October 20.   Watch the video below   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Lindaikejiblog (@lindaikejiblogofficial) on Oct 24, 2020 at 1:40am PDT
Oke Obi-Enadhuze Was Killed By Thugs, Not Police – Brother Speaks
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Oke Obi-Enadhuze Was Killed By Thugs, Not Police – Brother Speaks

Good day, My name is Obi-Enadhuze Daniel younger brother of the now deceased Okechukwu Obi-Enadhuze @O_Okee . I, my brother and mother lived at makinde police barracks, mafoluku, Oshodi, Lagos State. Today at about 11 o'clock in the morning... . ... the police station at makinde was attacked by thugs who wanted to destroy the station, I my mom and brother were holed up in our house, The attack went on for hours before the thugs eventually breached the police and proceeded to set the station on fire, after accomplishing.. ...this they set their sights to the barracks and began the assault, they proceeded to destroy every car in the barracks, my mom's 2 cars where destroyed and set on fire and then they infiltrated our house by breaking the door... ... they then proceeded to rans...
How IGP Team Killed My Son, Inserted Gun In My Private Part –Mother Of Police Brutality Victim.
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How IGP Team Killed My Son, Inserted Gun In My Private Part –Mother Of Police Brutality Victim.

A 47-year-old woman, Mrs. Victoria Agori, has narrated how the Inspector-General of Police Monitoring team shot her 21-year-old son, Daniel, in her presence before stripping her naked. Victoria, who was full of emotions while speaking with SaharaReporters on Monday in Abuja at the #ENDSARS protest, said she would not forget the tragic incident in a hurry. The incident happened on May 11, 2019 at 4, Nyege Close, Gbei Road in Nkpolu, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State. The victim was branded a kidnapper and armed robber by the police before being killed. She said the policemen stormed their house and arrested her two sons – Daniel and David and a family friend before snuffing life out of the first. According to her, the law enforcement agents first shot her Dav...
My Son Promised Me Many Things – Mother Of Apprentice Allegedly Killed By Police
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My Son Promised Me Many Things – Mother Of Apprentice Allegedly Killed By Police

Who are you to Isiaka? My name is Ramota Jimoh and I am Isiaka’s biological mother. How old was he? He was 21 years old. He was still an apprentice. He was learning electrical installation and he was about to graduate but his life was cut short. What was your last conversation with him? It was not long after he left my place that I called him on the phone and asked where he was. He told me that he went to work and he had left and was about to meet someone whom he wanted to work for. I asked him to go ahead. That was our last conversation. How did you hear about his death? After that conversation, I had the urge to call him again and I discovered that I couldn’t get through to him again. I was not apprehensive at that time but his dad called me and asked me to r...
Policeman Killed In Delta As #EndSARS Protest Turns Violent In Ughelli
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Policeman Killed In Delta As #EndSARS Protest Turns Violent In Ughelli

Tension on Thursday enveloped the Otovwodo axis of Ughelli, headquarters of Ughelli North local government area of Delta State as a policeman was killed following the protest that rocked the town in the wake of the #ENDSARS Protest. The incident also led to the destruction of several cars as commuters along the East-West road axis of Otovwodo junction scampered for safety following the series of gunshots that ensued while the melee lasted. The protesters had begun their protest from the Otovwodo junction axis of Ughelli and marched through Isoko road to the market road while boycotting the Ughelli ‘A’ division police station to Ekuigbo and back to Otovwodo junction. Protesting in a convoy of tens of exotic cars in the company of some female protesters, one of the leaders of th...
Dad kills wife and two sons‘ because he had a headache and was tired of them yelling’
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Dad kills wife and two sons‘ because he had a headache and was tired of them yelling’

A dad allegedly killed his wife and two teenage sons "because he had a headache and was tired of them yelling." James Lee Webb, 57, was arrested and charged with capital murder after calling the cops on himself on Monday. Webb and his wife, Victoria Ronack Bunton, began arguing at around 10am this morning after he complained of having a headache and that her sons, aged 13 and 16, were being too loud, according to the affidavit. During the argument Webb allegedly produced a handgun and shot Bunton, before killing both of the teenagers. Webb waited one hour and then called 911 and confessed, the document states. When cops arrived they took him into custody. When he was later interviewed, Webb allegedly told a detective that he was tired of his family yelling at him and tel...
Romanian Singer, Tavy Pustiu Hit And Killed By Train While Live-Streaming Himself
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Romanian Singer, Tavy Pustiu Hit And Killed By Train While Live-Streaming Himself

A Romanian pop star was killed when a train smashed into his car - with the stomach-churning moment captured on camera as he live streamed to his followers. Tavy Pustiu, 29, was listening to loud music in his car when the locomotive ploughed into the car's passenger side - killing him and leaving his wife fighting for her life.The shocking video footage shows the up and coming musician listening to loud manele music, a type of pop-folk music popular in Romania. Bopping to the music, the clip shows him looking deeply into the camera lens as he smoked a cigarette. In the live stream, his wife can be seen driving towards a level crossing in the city of Ploiesti, in Romania's Prahova County. For a brief moment, he panned the camera across to his wife as both of them grinned at the c...
Teenage boxer dubbed ‘King Cole Kershaw’ shot dead
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Teenage boxer dubbed ‘King Cole Kershaw’ shot dead

A murder investigation has been launched after an 18-year-old boxer dubbed "King Cole Kershaw" was shot in the street. Cole Kershaw, 18, was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after the incident in Bury, Greater Manchester, but he sadly died a short time later. Police are now appealing for information about the shooting on Wednesday night and say a number of people were in the area at the time. No arrests have yet been made yet, a Greater Manchester Police spokesman told the MEN. Cole's next of kin have been informed. The boxing gym where Cole trained has led the tributes to the teenager. In a post on Facebook on Thursday morning, Brick City Boxing Gym, in Bury, said: "Last night we lost one of our own, we are truly lost for words and we cannot comprehe...
‘One Million Boys’ Gang Leader, Ebila Was not Killed by the Police – Oyo Police
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‘One Million Boys’ Gang Leader, Ebila Was not Killed by the Police – Oyo Police

The Oyo state police command has made a clarification on how ‘One Million Boys’ gang leader, Ebila was killed. In a statement released by Oyo police spokesperson Olugbenga Fadeyi on Monday July 13, it was gathered that the police did not kill Ebila. It was further learnt that the gang leader has been on the wanted list of the Oyo State Police Command over the death of one Moshood Oladokun a.k.a Ekugbemi, the leader of a rival cult group in Ibadan who was murdered on April 11, 2020 at Sokelu village Olunde Area, Ibadan. Before meeting his waterloo on Sunday July 12, Ebila evaded being arrested by the police three consecutive times. The statement read;   The attention of the Commissioner of Police, CP Joe Nwachukwu Enwonwu, psc has been drawn to a caption on social m...
French paedophile who faced death by firing squad kills himself in prison after being accused of molesting 300 children in Indonesia
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French paedophile who faced death by firing squad kills himself in prison after being accused of molesting 300 children in Indonesia

A French paedophile who faced death by firing squad in Indonesia has killed himself in prison after being accused of molesting more than 300 children and beating those who refused to have sex with him. 65-year-old Francois Camille Abello was found last Thursday unresponsive inside his cell at a detention centre in Jakarta, said police spokesman Yusri Yunus. 'After three days of treatment, he was pronounced dead,' Yunus told reporters on Monday. An official at National Police Hospital in Jakarta said doctors reported that the French retiree had a 'neck fracture, and the injury blocked the supply of oxygen.'   The pensioner who entered Indonesia on a tourist visa several times over the past five years, was arrested last month in a hotel in Jakarta with two underag...
Man’s Body Found in a Bush with his Legs and Hands Tied
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Man’s Body Found in a Bush with his Legs and Hands Tied

The corpse of an unknown man has been found in a bush around C to C junction Agbo Ngrinze at Okigwe express road, Amichi, Anambra State. It is speculated that the deceased whose hands and legs were found tied, struggled with those who murdered him. Facebook user, Onwuka Udonsi Kalu wrote;   Unknown Man's Hands and Legs Tied and Killed In Anambra, dumped In The Bush A middle age man was found dead along C to C junction Agbo Ngrinze, Okigwe express road,Amichi, Anambra State. His hands and legs were tied. From the look of things, he struggled before his died.It is unclear who killed him.  
Tanzanian Actress, Zena Yusuf Mohammed Ends her 3-year Marriage
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Tanzanian Actress, Zena Yusuf Mohammed Ends her 3-year Marriage

Popular Tanzanian actress, Zena Yusuf Mohammed aka Shilole has announced her decision to end her marriage of 3-years, citing domestic violence. On Wednesday, July 8, the actress took to her Instagram page to share photos of her battered face as she opened up about her violence-riddled marriage. She alleged that she had been a victim of domestic violence throughout her marriage to her husband Uchebe, whom she started dating in 2016. In the heartbreaking post, which she wrote in Swahili, the actress, 32, also issued an apology for staying quiet about her issues while encouraging other women in violent or abusive marriages to speak out for help. She wrote: “I am writing this with a clear mind and conscience. First, I would like to apologise to my family. I am seeking your ...
Policeman Allegedly Shoots Abia Revenue Officials, Killing One and Causing Injury to the Other
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Policeman Allegedly Shoots Abia Revenue Officials, Killing One and Causing Injury to the Other

There was tension in Aba, Abia state, on Tuesday, July 7, after a policeman shot and killed an Abia revenue taskforce official and wounded another. According to eyewitness reports, a policeman attached to Crunches, a fast-food restaurant, opened fire on members of Abia State Taskforce Board of Internal Revenue. A member of the taskforce identified as Ifeanyi Kalu was killed instantly while another person was seriously injured, causing others to run for safety. An eyewitness said trouble started when a driver of the fast-food restaurant (Crunches) called policemen that their bus has been driven away by the taskforce. Policemen allegedly arrived with "AK-47" and" they started shooting sporadically". A bullet hit Ifeanyi Kalu and another man. The eyewitness adds: "Both ...
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...
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...
Dad, his two Teenage Children and Dog Killed on Father’s Day
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Dad, his two Teenage Children and Dog Killed on Father’s Day

A father, his two teenage children and their dog have been killed after a suspected drunk driver mowed them down on Father's Day. A 47-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of three counts of causing death by dangerous driving and one of drunk driving after the family were killed while taking a walk on Sunday. Police and paramedics rushed to Abbey Road in Dalton-in-Furness, Cumbria, at around 2.30pm on Sunday, June 21. Despite their best efforts, three people died at the scene. The driver suffered injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening. Witness Ian Singleton, who saw paramedics trying to save the victims, said on Facebook: "I was literally five to ten minutes from being involved on my bike. "Turned up at the scene and it was like a horror movie. ...
Boko Haram: Military Destroys Terrorists’ Facilities, Kills Scores of Fighters in Airstrikes
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Boko Haram: Military Destroys Terrorists’ Facilities, Kills Scores of Fighters in Airstrikes

The Defence Headquarters has said that the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has launched airstrikes on terrorists’ locations at Bula Bello and Ngoske on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest in Borno. Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, made this known in a statement on Sunday. Enenche said the airstrikes destroyed Boko Haram terrorists’ facilities and killed several fighters. According to him, the air interdiction missions were executed on June 18 and June 19. He said: “Accordingly, the Air Task Force dispatched a force package of Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter jets as well as an Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft to engage the 2 locations. READ ALSO:  Gov. Emmanuel appoints new Chie...
I Introduced Buhari to Politics – Hajiya Nàja’atu Mohammed
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I Introduced Buhari to Politics – Hajiya Nàja’atu Mohammed

The first Kano State female politician to become a senator, Hajiya Nàja’atu Mohammed has hinted that she introduced President Muhammadu Buhari to politics. She made the statement while reacting to the recent attacks by bandits attacked in Dansadau community of Zamfara state this weekend, where no less than 15 persons were killed. A BBC Hausa service report monitored on Sunday by Vanguard reported the police in Gusau had confirmed the latest attack on the Zamfara community, in which lives were lost. The outspoken Kano politician, however, told the RFI Hausa service in an interview, that she introduced Buhari to politics and had told the world that the President was a democrat. Nàja’atu Mohammed expressed her discontent with the recent happenings in the polity and condemned the d...
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 ...