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ISWAP Suicide Bomber Kills Soldiers In Yobe
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ISWAP Suicide Bomber Kills Soldiers In Yobe

Many Nigerian soldiers were on Monday killed when a Boko Haram terrorist rammed an explosives-laden vehicle into them during a clash in Yobe State, a military source said. The bomber, believed to be a member of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) faction of the group, targeted the military convoy in Goniri, a border community between Yobe and Borno states. SaharaReporters gathered that the insurgents also engaged the Nigerian troops in a shootout. “There was an SVBIED (Suicide Vehicle Borne Improvised Explosive Device) attack at Goniri yesterday, so many soldiers were killed and injured. The number of casualties is currently unknown,” a military source said. On Sunday, the group killed five Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno State. SaharaReporters gath...
28-Year-Old Lady Kills Her Boyfriend In Bayelsa Over Missing N1,500
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28-Year-Old Lady Kills Her Boyfriend In Bayelsa Over Missing N1,500

A 28-year-old lady, Ebiere Ezekiel, has reportedly stabbed her boyfriend, Godgift Aboh, 21 to death, over an argument about missing N1,500. It was learnt that the incident occurred at Obele in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. The suspect, Ezekiel, a hairdresser, is said to have been dating the deceased (Aboh) for over 12 months. It was learnt that trouble started when the deceased allegedly slapped her (Ezekiel) for daring to ask her for her missing N1, 500 resulting in the suspect stabbing him to death with a weapon. She allegedly stabbed her boyfriend in the stomach during the argument and he died thereafter. The suspect, who was paraded on Thursday by the Bayelsa State Police Command alongside other suspected criminals in connection with kidnapping, mur...
Wife Kills Husband In Ondo For Receiving Phone Call From Mistress
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Wife Kills Husband In Ondo For Receiving Phone Call From Mistress

A housewife, Queen Beatrice has reportedly killed her husband Emmanuel lkukuni with a plank in Okitipupa area of Ondo state. Vanguard gathered that the ugly incident occurred at Omotosho in Okitipupa council area of the state. The suspect it was learnt attacked her husband for receiving a call from another woman in her presence A fight was said to have ensued and the suspect used a plank to hit her husband on the head. Sources said the husband slumped and before help could come from their neighbours, the husband gave up the ghost. An eyewitness said ” by the time the neighbours could rushed the husband to a nearby hospital he had died. Speaking to newsmen, a sister to the deceased, Imoleayo Ikujuni confirmed that the wife challenged her late brother for calling anothe...
Imo Hotel Set Ablaze As Commercial Sex Worker Kills Customer
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Imo Hotel Set Ablaze As Commercial Sex Worker Kills Customer

Commercial activities were on Thursday halted as a commercial worker killed his customer who refused to pay her after sexual intercourse in Owerri the Imo State capital. As a result, angry residents set the hotel where the incident took place ablaze. Our Correspondent who arrived at the scene saw policemen and firefighters working hard to put out the fire. It was gathered that the commercial sex worker was enraged when the man (customer) refused to pay the agreed amount after several rounds of sexual intercourse and stabbed him to death. The source said, “A prostitute killed his male friend because he was unable to pay him after marathon sex. This is what happened.” Angered by the death of the customer, residents mobilized and set the hotel which was said to be a beehive...
Boko Haram Kills 2 Policemen and 1 CJTF Member as Service Chiefs Visit Maiduguri
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Boko Haram Kills 2 Policemen and 1 CJTF Member as Service Chiefs Visit Maiduguri

A military base and a police check-point in Borno State were reportedly attacked by Boko Haram insurgents on Sunday January 31, same day the newly appointed service chiefs arrived Maiduguri on an operational visit. Daily Trust reported that two policemen and one member of Civilian Joint Task Force were killed during the attack which occurred at the checkpoint along Maiduguri / Gubio highway by 12:30pm on Sunday. A security source said the insurgents burnt one utility vehicle and made away with another after they displaced the security personnel stationed at the joint checkpoint. The source said; “The incident occurred at outskirts of Magumeri and Chabol, we have reported that two police officers and a member of cjtf have lost their lives in the ambushed." Top CJTF member, Ba...
10-Year-Old Italian Girl Accidentally Kills Herself By Trying Tiktok Challenge
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10-Year-Old Italian Girl Accidentally Kills Herself By Trying Tiktok Challenge

A 10-year-old Italian girl accidentally killed herself after she took the ‘Blackout Challenge’ on TikTok , according to reports. The child was declared brain dead by doctors on Thursday in Palermo after attempting the challenge by strangling herself. Doctors said they did all they could to try and save her but she was too far gone after arriving at the hospital in cardiac arrest. The girl’s parents have given the permission to donate her organs following their child’s death, according to Italian news agency ANSA. The ‘Blackout Challenge’, with a milder variant called the ‘Passout Challenge’, has been circulating on social media platforms including TikTok over the last year. It is currently considered to be one of the most trending challenges on TikTok. Also known as ‘the ...
Protest In Ibadan As Amotekun Reportedly Kills Commercial Motorcyclist
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Protest In Ibadan As Amotekun Reportedly Kills Commercial Motorcyclist

A commercial motorcyclist has died after he was hit by a stray bullet allegedly released from the gun of operatives of the Amotekun Corps in Oyo state. Motorcyclist operators have taken to the streets in Ibadan, Oyo state capital, to protest the alleged killing of their colleague by the State Security Network Agency popularly known as Amotekun. The commercial motorcyclist, identified as Tosin Thomas, was hit by the stray bullet around 11pm on Wednesday, January 13, 2021. Amotekun operatives were said to be on patrol around Mokola area of Ibadan when a gunshot was heard allegedly hitting Thomas, NAN reports. According to a witness account, Thomas was rushed to the hospital for medical attention but later gave up the ghost in the early hours of Thursday. The deceased was n...
COVID-19 Kills 200 ECWA Mission Supporters
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COVID-19 Kills 200 ECWA Mission Supporters

The Evangelical Church, Winning All (ECWA), yesterday said the COVID-19 pandemic had claimed the lives of over 200 of its mission supporters, calling on Nigerians to be careful to avoid contracting the virus. This was revealed by the president of the church, The Rev Dr Stephen Panya Baba, during the funeral service of Mr Yakubu Abiri Kadiya at Kent Academy, Miango, Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State. Baba, who was represented at the occasion by the acting assistant secretary-general of the church, The Rev Samuel Atu, described as sad and unfortunate, the rate at which staunch mission supporters were dying as a result of the virus. He further described the late Kadiya as a rare gem who was committed to God’s work during his lifetime. He urged his children to follow in...
Amotekun Kills 3 Youths In Oyo Over Carnival
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Amotekun Kills 3 Youths In Oyo Over Carnival

THREE persons were feared dead during a bloody clash between youths and Amotekun operatives at Tapa in Oyo State when the latter attempted to stop the youths in organising carnival which has been banned in the state. According to information gathered, some officers of the security outfit tried to disperse the youths which resulted in stiff resistance by the youths. The source said, “In the course of trying to stop the carnival, there was an argument between the boys and the Amotekun men which made the boys throw stones at them.” “Along the line, the Amotekun officers started shooting directly at them and now, at least three people have been confirmed dead while many people were injured.” “Bullets were being removed from some people who did not partake in the carnival at all...
Hit-and-run Driver Kills Young Man in Delta
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Hit-and-run Driver Kills Young Man in Delta

A hit-and-run driver has killed a 28-year-old man identified simply as Daniel in Ughelli, Delta state. The incident happened in the early hours of Thursday, January 7, along the Ughelli axis of the East-West road. It was gathered that the deceased worked as a security guard in an undisclosed firm in Ughelli and was returning to Agbarha-Otor, near Ughelli in Ughelli North Local Government on his bycycle after completing a night shift when he was knocked down by the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle said to be in top speed fled the scene immediately after the accident occurred while the deceased died on the spot. His remains was taken to the Ughelli Central Hospital morgue.
If not that Covid-19 kills the rich too, celebrities won’t bother – Seun Kuti
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If not that Covid-19 kills the rich too, celebrities won’t bother – Seun Kuti

Nigerian afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti has said celebrities are saying Covid-19 is real because unlike hunger, it does not kill only the poor, but the rich too. He made this comment on the reignited awareness about Coronavirus which has gained grounds following the second wave of the disease. Recall that Nigerian comedian, Alibaba and Paul Okoye recently recovered from covid-19 and have taken to social media to warn their followers over the reality of the virus. Kuti who praised “faves” of some Nigerians over their zeal in telling their followers about the virus, wondered why they are not channeling same passion to talk about hunger. He however wondered if these faves are talking about Coronavirus being real just because it can kill them too while hunger kills only the poor man. ...
Youtuber Kills Pregnant Lover On Live-stream As Viewers Pay Him To Abuse Her
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Youtuber Kills Pregnant Lover On Live-stream As Viewers Pay Him To Abuse Her

A Russian YouTuber was arrested following a sickening live broadcast in which his pregnant girlfriend died after he was paid to subject her to cruel abuse. Egged on by his online audience, Stas Reeflay allegedly forced Valentina Grigoryeva out on a balcony in sub-zero weather wearing only her underwear Reeflay, 30, was paid $1,000 (£800) by a viewer to inflict the abuse on her during his live stream, according to a report by Baza media. Valentina, 28 - who was in the early stages of pregnancy - died of hypothermia at his rented house in Ivanovka village, near Moscow. Her shocking death has led to calls in Russia for an urgent ban on online "reality violence", which appears unrestricted on YouTube and can be watched by children. Reeflay - real name Stanislav Reshetnikov - k...
Boy Accidentally Kills Himself in Lagos While Trying To Confirm If Death By Hanging Is Possible (Graphic Photos)
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Boy Accidentally Kills Himself in Lagos While Trying To Confirm If Death By Hanging Is Possible (Graphic Photos)

A business woman has been arrested in Lagos after her young nephew allegedly killed himself by hanging himself from a ceiling fan on Monday, November 30. According to Vera, the woman's neighbour, who is based in Lagos, the incident happened on Monday, November 30, when the boy's aunt went to the market to buy goods. She claimed that boy identified as Kelvin, hung himself from the ceiling while reportedly trying to confirm if is possible for one to die by hanging. She wrote: "Life is highly unpredictable, this little boy here helps the aunt in her food stuff shop, like every other business woman, she went to the market to buy goods, not knowing that tragedy awaits her yesterday. This little boy, decided to do some rehearsals, trying to find out if truly hanging himself will take...
#EndSARS: Police Officer Kills His Colleague In Abuja, Commits Suicide
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#EndSARS: Police Officer Kills His Colleague In Abuja, Commits Suicide

There was pandemonium at Mabushi community in Abuja on Saturday as a police officer on special protection duty at a residence shot his colleague dead. It was learnt that the incident happened around 10 am after the two officers engaged in banter on the #EndSARS protest. A witness who preferred to remain anonymous told Daily Trust yesterday that the officer was allegedly drunk before the incident, and after he became aware of his action, he shot himself and died on the spot. “The two officers were arguing about the #EndSARS protest then we heard the sound of a gunshot. The other officer that was gunned down could be heard saying. ‘He has killed me,’ then he muttered some prayers and all went quiet,” he said. He added that some officers around the vicinity tried to intervene ...
Bomb Attack In Kabul Injures Afghanistan Vice President, Amrullah Saleh, Kills 10 Others
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Bomb Attack In Kabul Injures Afghanistan Vice President, Amrullah Saleh, Kills 10 Others

A roadside bomb in Kabul has injured first Afghanistan’s Vice President, Amrullah Saleh, on Wednesday. Saleh, 49, escaped with minor injuries. The explosion killed at least 10 people and wounded 15, including the VP’s bodyguards. Saleh, in a video, confirmed he sustained a minor burn on his face and an injury to his hand. Standing next to a flag with a bandaged left hand, he said: “I am fine but some of my guards have been wounded. My son, who was in the car with me, and I are both fine. I have some burns on my face and hand. The blast was strong.” The former intelligence chief, is the senior of President Ashraf Ghani’s two vice presidents. Saleh has survived several assassination attempts, including one on his office in 2019. At least, 20 people were killed in that in...
Army Kills Terwase “Gana” Akwaza Hours After Being Granted Amnesty By Benue Govt
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Army Kills Terwase “Gana” Akwaza Hours After Being Granted Amnesty By Benue Govt

The commander of Four Special Forces command, Doma local government area, Brigadier General Maude Ali Gadzama on Tuesday confirmed to Channels Television via telephone the killing of Terwase Akwaza, alias Gana. Gadzama revealed Gana was killed this evening in a firefight with military personnel. However, the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, said soldiers snatched Gana from a government convoy of repentant militants in Gboko. Earlier on Tuesday, Gana, along with 172 militia boys, had reportedly surrendered amid traditional rulers, priests, and local government officials in Katsina-Ala local government in Benue. They were on their way to Makurdi when they were intercepted by military officials, Ortom said. In 2015, Gana was offered an amnesty but returned to his alleged cri...
SARS Kills Seven Police Robbery Suspects In Delta
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SARS Kills Seven Police Robbery Suspects In Delta

Confusion hit the police in Bayelsa and Delta states following the killing of seven policemen in Ughelli, Delta State allegedly involved in armed robbery. It was gathered that a police sergeant attached to the Bayelsa State command’s armoury was also arrested and transfered to police headquarters, Abuja for allegedly supplying guns to the police robbery suspects. The seven policemen were reportedly shot dead during a gun battle with operatives of the Delta State Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). Though the Bayelsa State Command refused to make official statement on the development, sources within the police confirmed that the incident occurred at night on Wednesday last week. The Bayelsa State Commissioner of Police, Nkereuwem Akpan, reportedly led a team of officers to th...
It Kills me to see Black Educated Youths Thinking Like White People – Jacob Zuma
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It Kills me to see Black Educated Youths Thinking Like White People – Jacob Zuma

Jacob Zuma, former President of South Africa has expressed his pain of seeing educated black youths being "instruments" of white people. In short clip shared by his daughter Dudu Zuma-Sambudla on her Twitter page, the former South African President who has corruption charges hanging on him, was seen seated in front of a Jacob G Zuma Foundation banner and clad in a golf-shirt with his foundation's emblem. Jacob Zuma who spoke in English and Zulu, told Wits Young Communist League leaders at his home in Nkandla in KwaZulu-Natal; “But at the centre of this is an African child … absolutely problematic for me is to see Africans who are doctors and professors think like white people. That’s a problem I have … not just having the mindset of white people but to be instruments of white ...
Thunderstorm Kills 18 Kidnappers While Sharing Ransom In Adamawa
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Thunderstorm Kills 18 Kidnappers While Sharing Ransom In Adamawa

A thunderstorm has killed 18 suspected kidnappers at a forest in Adamawa State. Sources said the men of the underworld were sharing ransom money they got from their victims when the thunder struck them. The incident occurred within the Toungo Local Government Area of the state, local sources said. Toungo is a town and local government area in the southern part of Adamawa State on the Nigeria-Cameroon border. “The bandits, it was gathered, had collected over N20 million from their wealthy victims between Koncha in Cameroon and Toungo in Nigeria,” a source in Toungo said. According to the source, the suspected kidnappers met their end because angry victims went spiritual against them. “Angered by incessant attacks by the kidnappers, community leaders and victims consult...
Boko Haram Releases Disturbing Video, Kills Nigerian Soldier & Policeman
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Boko Haram Releases Disturbing Video, Kills Nigerian Soldier & Policeman

Boko Haram has released a video showing the execution of a Nigerian soldier and policeman. We gathered that the video dated Thursday, June 11, 2020, was made by a branch of Boko Haram that has sworn allegiance to the Islamic State West Africa. Its release came 10 days after SaharaReporters exclusively reported the abduction of a soldier and three others at a checkpoint before Gasarwa Village, about 40 kilometres from Monguno Local Government Area in Borno State. The video released shows two men kneeling in a field and introducing themselves as members of the Nigerian security forces before masked men in fatigues opened fire on them. According to the slain security personnel, they were on a trip from Maiduguri to Monguno when they were ambushed and abducted by the insurg...
Man Sentenced to Death for Killing his Father in Lagos
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Man Sentenced to Death for Killing his Father in Lagos

A man identified as Rasak Abiona has been sentenced to death by an Ikeja Special Offences Court on Monday, for beating his 62-year-old father to death with an iron rod. The man was convicted of killing his father during a dispute over property in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo delivered the judgment in a virtual hearing. Justice Taiwo held that though the prosecution had presented circumstantial evidence against the middle-aged defendant during the trial, the state proved its case beyond reasonable doubt. She noted that the technician’s confessional statements to the police implicated him and that during the trial, the defendant did not present witnesses in court to back his claim that his father died after a fall. Justice Taiwo s...
“Nigeria Does not Have Coronavirus. It’s Just a Way of Stealing Money” Pastor David Ibiyeomi Says
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“Nigeria Does not Have Coronavirus. It’s Just a Way of Stealing Money” Pastor David Ibiyeomi Says

Pastor David Ibiyeomi, the senior pastor of Salvation Ministries, in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, has said there is no Coronavirus in Nigeria. He said malaria kills more people, yet no one closed the border because of malaria. He referenced DAAR Communications founder, Raymond Dokpesi who said he was given Malaria drugs when he was being treated for COVID-19 in an isolation centre. Pastor Ibiyeomi added that the virus is just an avenue for our leaders to steal. Speaking from the pulpit, he said: "I told the people, what is Coronavirus? Coronavirus is only a virus that is Corona." He added: "People are making noise about Coronavirus. To me, it's rubbish. Malaria, did we make noise about malaria? "Malaria kills more people in Nigeria than Coronavirus. Everyday people die of ...
Lockdown: Man Kills Neighbour For Not Allowing Him Watch Movies In Lagos
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Lockdown: Man Kills Neighbour For Not Allowing Him Watch Movies In Lagos

An occupant of Taiwo Street, Mafoluku, Oshodi area of Lagos, Taiwo Eluyemi, dispersed some neighbours who came to his apartment to watch movies on Wednesday in compliance with social distancing rule to curtail the spread of coronavirus. He never knew the action would cost him his life 24 hours later. One of the neighbours identified simply as Habeeb, who was upset by Eluyemi’s action reportedly ambushed him along the street on Thursday and hacked him to death. City Round learnt that Eluyemi was popular in the neighbourhood, a personality that attracted people to his house. It was gathered that Habeeb, who also resides on Taiwo Street, and his friends stormed Eluyemi’s house on Wednesday to watch movies but he turned them back on the grounds that his apartment was becoming c...
Ronaldo Is A Killer But Messi Will Torture You Before He Kills You, Wayne Rooney Tells
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Ronaldo Is A Killer But Messi Will Torture You Before He Kills You, Wayne Rooney Tells

The discussion on who is the Greatest of All Time GOAT in football between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi will continue to linger even after their generation as the duo have broken great records and set new records. Well, Former Manchester Uniter star, Wayne Rooney has given his opinion, despite the fact that he and Ronaldo were once teammates at Old Trafford, he believes Messi is better than Ronaldo and should be considered the best on the planet. On Sunday, the Derby County captain wrote in his Sunday Times column: “Ronaldo wasn’t as focused on goals when we started playing together but you could see that all he wanted was to be the best player in the world. “He practised and practised and began to produce. Cristiano has become an incredible scorer and he and Messi ar...
Relieve As Australia Scientists Discover Already Existing Drug That Kills Coronavirus
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Relieve As Australia Scientists Discover Already Existing Drug That Kills Coronavirus

The Scientists in Australia have found an already existing drug that kills COVID-19 in the laboratory within 48 hours. The drug, Ivermectin, is used to treat head lice and is available all over the world. Researchers at Monash University found that a single dose of Ivermectin stops the SARS-CoV-2 virus growing in cell culture. But the research is in its early stages and Ivermectin, an anti-parasitic drug, has not yet been tested on persons infected with COVID-19. According to British tabloid Daily Mail, the next step is for scientists to determine the correct human dosage, to make sure the level used in vitro is safe for humans. The scientists warned that it could take at least a month before human trials start. ‘We found that even a single dose could essentially remove...
Coronavirus Kills Batman Actor, Jay Benedict
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Coronavirus Kills Batman Actor, Jay Benedict

Actor Jay Benedict has lost his battle against coronavirus. The actor, who appeared in Batman film “The Dark Knight Rises” and many other movies and TV shows, died at the age of 68. A statement issued on the actor’s website read: “It is with profound sorrow that we must announce Jay’s death on the 4th of April due to complications arising from a COVID-19 infection.” Benedict appeared in “The Dark Knight Rises” alongside Christian Bale and Tom Hardy. He played Newt’s father in Alien sequel Aliens and starred in “Emmerdale” in 1997. Born in California, Benedict’s family left the US for Europe when he was a child.
I don’t believe in Coronavirus, it can’t kill a man – Nigerian man
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I don’t believe in Coronavirus, it can’t kill a man – Nigerian man

An unknown Nigerian man has started up a controversy on social media after he mentioned that he doesn’t believe Coronavirus kills. Furthermore, he took to his Instagram page and wrote: the shit called Coronavirus shouldn’t be strong enough to kill a full grown man. Moreover, Nigerians reacted to the write up and they believed he chasing clout and he just want to grab attention. See his post below:
Mother Kills Herself And Child After Father Denied The Baby
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Mother Kills Herself And Child After Father Denied The Baby

A young lady and her little child, on Sunday, died in Bomadi, a creek town in Delta State, after allegedly drinking a substance suspected to be Sniper. Details of the incident were sketchy as of the time of filing in this report but Tribune Online gathered that the woman, Miss Pigha Koboye (22), took her life after the father of the child denied his paternity. A source told the Nigerian Tribune that the lady said the father of her child denied his paternity and that was why she poisoned herself and the child. Residents of the area where the incident occurred trooped to the Bomadi General Hospital to ascertain the authenticity of the report, just as some people blamed her for the ‘silly’ decision. No medical personnel was willing to comment on the incident when the Tribune O...
Dissolve my Marriage or I Kill my Wife – Nigerian Man tells Court
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Dissolve my Marriage or I Kill my Wife – Nigerian Man tells Court

55-year-old Nigerian man, Chike Eze, has asked the Customary Court of Appeal in Lagos state to dissolve his marriage before he kills his wife. In a petition he filed before the court, Eze said there is no more love between he and his wife Racheal, and he wants their marriage annulled as soon as possible. Appearing before the court on Monday February 10th, Eze prayed the court to dissolve his marriage to Rachael as the dissolution will “save him from committing murder’’. According to him, she has not given him peace in the last two years “She is pushing me to the wall,” Eze told the court. “If I should retaliate, I will kill her. I don’t want to kill her, so that I will not be charged to court for murder. The best option is for the court to end our marriage so that we can go ou...
Syrian Army Kills 5 Turkey Soldier,. Pope Francis Prays for ‘Martyred’ in Syria
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Syrian Army Kills 5 Turkey Soldier,. Pope Francis Prays for ‘Martyred’ in Syria

Turkish defence ministry says army retaliated by destroying 'targets' after attack on its forces in northwest Syria. Five Turkish soldiers have been killed in an attack carried out by Syrian government forces in Syria's northwest, according to the Turkish defence ministry. A further five troops were wounded in the assault on Monday in Idlib province, the last rebel-held stronghold in the war-torn country. The "regime's intense artillery fire targeted our elements sent as reinforcement to the region with an aim to prevent clashes in Idlib, ensure our border security and stop migration and human tragedy", the ministry said. The Turkish military retaliated, it added, "destroying targets". The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a UK-based war monitor, said the Turkish soldiers...
Boko Haram Kills 30 In Maiduguri, Kidnaps Dozens
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Boko Haram Kills 30 In Maiduguri, Kidnaps Dozens

Boko Haram terrorists killed at least 30 people and abducted many women and children in a raid in Borno State, a regional government spokesman said on Monday. The attack Sunday evening targeted the village of Auno on a key highway linking to regional capital Maiduguri. The jihadists stormed in on trucks mounted with heavy weapons, killing, burning and looting before kidnapping women and children, state government spokesman Ahmad Abdurrahman Bundi said. They aimed at travellers who had stopped for the night and torched vehicles. The attackers “killed not less than 30 people who are mostly motorists and destroyed 18 vehicles,” Bundi said in a statement after visiting the scene. The attack, some 25 kilometres (15 miles) west of Maiduguri, occurred in an area where fighters ...
Avalanche Kills Dozens Of Rescuers In Turkey (Photos)
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Avalanche Kills Dozens Of Rescuers In Turkey (Photos)

Two avalanches in eastern Turkey have killed 38 people, most of them buried by the second snowslip while working to rescue victims of the first, officials said on Wednesday. Some 300 emergency service workers were called to a highway near the mountain-surrounded town of Bahcesaray in Van province, which borders Iran, after an avalanche struck late on Tuesday, killing five people. Around noon on Wednesday, the second avalanche struck the team. Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Authority (AFAD) said 33 people died when the second avalanche hit while they were searching for two more victims of the first snowslip, which killed five people, after rescuing eight others. Emergency teams were still searching for other colleagues under the snow, Mehmet Emin Bilmez, the governor of the easter...
Overhead Water Tank Falls Into Pre-Nursery Classroom In Anambra, Kills 2
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Overhead Water Tank Falls Into Pre-Nursery Classroom In Anambra, Kills 2

Two school children have been killed while two others sustained injuries when an overhead water tank fell into a classroom at Royal Kings Foundation Nursery and Primary School Nkpor-Agu in Idemili North local government area of Anambra State. It was gathered that the water tanker of about 800 gallons capacity filled with water fell from its high stand from a house close to the school on the roof of the classroom where the children were. The state Police Public Relations Officer Mr. Haruna Mohammed who confirmed the incident said that the children were rushed to the hospital where they were confirmed dead by a medical doctor. “On 5/01/2020, an overhead tank filled with water fell into a classroom of Royal Kings Foundation Nursery and Primary School Nkpor-Agu in Idemili North LGA ...
Gokada CEO, Fahim Salem Delivers Passionate Speech Following the Ban on Motorcycles and Tricycles in Lagos
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Gokada CEO, Fahim Salem Delivers Passionate Speech Following the Ban on Motorcycles and Tricycles in Lagos

Fahim Salem, the CEO of Gokada, has delivered a passionate speech following the ban of motorcycles and tricycles in certain parts of Lagos. The ban on commercial motorcycles - known as okada - and commercial tricycles - popularly called Keke Napep - also affected motorcycle ride-hailing services like Gokada and MAX. Nigerians affected by the ban took to Twitter to express their displeasure at the ban. Some complained that they had to trek long distances to get to work. In reaction to the ban and the tweets about it, Fahim Salem released a video. He said he's been quiet regarding recent events because he's trying to "process it" and decide on how to react to it. He went on to speak about the Gokada vision, why he started the company and how much money has gone into it. He...
19 -Year-Old English Instagram Model, Chloe Davison Kills Herself For Not Getting Enough Likes
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19 -Year-Old English Instagram Model, Chloe Davison Kills Herself For Not Getting Enough Likes

A teenage girl who was addicted to social media ended her life after she failed to get enough “likes” on her photos. Chloe Davison, 19, was an aspiring model who relied on social media to feel good about herself, according to her older sister Jade. “She thought she wasn’t good enough unless she was getting loads of likes and comments,” her 20-year-old sister said. The selfie-loving teen hanged herself in her bedroom moments after she had been active on social media. After the girl started using social media several year ago, “all she would talk about was how many likes she got,” her mum Clair Reynolds, 44, said. “She was addicted to apps like Instagram and Snapchat,” said family friend Nick Coombs, 55, who had known Chloe since she was young. “She would spend hours taki...
Grenade boy picks up kills him and eight others at Nigeria-Cameroon border
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Grenade boy picks up kills him and eight others at Nigeria-Cameroon border

A grenade that a child picked up from a bin on the Nigeria-Cameroon border has exploded, killing him and eight others. Twenty-six people were also wounded in the blast on the Nigerian side of the border, a Cameroonian official said. The child, believed to be under 10, mistook the grenade for scrap metal which he intended to sell, witnesses said. It is unclear who left the grenade in the bin, but the area has been hit by an Islamist insurgency. Boko Haram and its splinter faction, the Islamic State West Africa Province, operate in the region. Nigerian and Cameroonian troops form part of a regional force fighting the militants.
Stampede At Qassem Soleimani’s Burial Kills 40 People, Injures 213 Persons
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Stampede At Qassem Soleimani’s Burial Kills 40 People, Injures 213 Persons

Dozens of people have been killed in a stampede that erupted in the Iranian city of Kerman at the funeral procession for a top commander killed in an air strike by the United States, according to officials. "So far 40 people were killed and 213 others were wounded in the incident," the semi-official Fars news agency reported on Tuesday, citing an emergency services official. Earlier, the head of the country's emergency services, Pirhossein Koolivand, told state television that "32 of our citizens lost their lives in the procession ... and 190 were injured" due to "overcrowding". The injured were immediately transferred to hospital, he added. Initial videos posted online showed people lying lifeless on a road, others shouting and trying to help them. Hundreds of thousands of ...
US Strikes Again As New Air Raid In Iraq Kills 6 Medics
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US Strikes Again As New Air Raid In Iraq Kills 6 Medics

Iraq’s state television said the attack took place along Taji Road north of the capital Baghdad. A new US airstrike targeting a commander of Iraq’s Hashd al-Shaabi paramilitary forces has instead killed at least six people early on Saturday, according to Al Jazeera. This happened a day after an airstrike attack ordered by US President Donald Trump killed top Iranian general, Qassem Soleimani. Al Jazeera reports that Iraq’s state television said the attack took place along Taji Road north of the capital Baghdad. Hashd al-Shaabi, also known as the Popular Mobilisation Forces (PMF), denied that a senior commander was in the convoy. Al Jazeera reports that at least six people, including medics, were killed in the latest raid while three other people were critically wounded. ...
Heavy Rainfall Kills Over 23 persons in Jakarta, Indonesia
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Heavy Rainfall Kills Over 23 persons in Jakarta, Indonesia

  At  least 23 people were confirmed dead on Thursday and thousands were forced to evacuate, after severe flooding hit Indonesia's capital as residents were celebrating the New Year. Residents of Jakarta were soaked by torrential rains as they waited for New Year's eve fireworks on Wednesday, Aljazeera reports. Jakarta's domestic airport was also shut, leaving almost 20,000 passengers stranded. National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Agus Wibowo said on Wednesday that monsoon rains and rising rivers submerged at least 90 neighbourhoods and triggered a landslide in Kota Depok, a city on the outskirts of Jakarta. Wibowo said the dead included a 16-year-old high school student who was electrocuted while more than 19,000 people were in temporary shelters after floodwa...
Dirty December In Philippine As Typhoon Phanfone Kills 28 People
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Dirty December In Philippine As Typhoon Phanfone Kills 28 People

Typhoon Phanfone, which made landfall on Tuesday, caused severe floods and destroyed homes in several provinces. According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council, 12 people remain missing. The typhoon led to the evacuation of more than 58,000 people and stranded thousands over the holiday period. Officials said some of the dead were hit by trees, while others were electrocuted or drowned. Phanfone struck close to regions hit by Typhoon Haiyan in 2013, which killed more than 6,000 people and considered one of the Philippines' deadliest storms. Typhoon Phanfone, known locally as Typhoon Ursula, made its way through many islands of central Philippines on 25 December. It reached winds of 200kmph (125 miles per hour), leaving thousands stranded as they tried...
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Gunman opens fire at Czech hospital, kills four, seriously injures two

Moments ago, a gunman opened fire on a hospital in the Czech Republic killing four people and seriously injuring two others. According to reports, the suspect entered the building at around 7am this morning in the eastern Czech city of Ostrova and opened fire. Officers are still hunting for the gunman and have asked the public for help in identifying him. 'There are four dead and two seriously injured people on the site,' regional police spokeswoman Pavla Jirouskova told the public Czech Television. She said the police were still looking for the gunman.
ISWAP Kills 2 Nigerian Soldiers, 1 Policeman, Threatens Army In New Video
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ISWAP Kills 2 Nigerian Soldiers, 1 Policeman, Threatens Army In New Video

A new video dated December 8, showing the execution of two Nigerian soldiers and a policeman has emerged online. In the video which was obtained by Channels Television on Monday, the killing was carried out by masked men believed to be members of the Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP). Those who were killed were reportedly abducted at a fake checkpoint in Benisheikh, a village seventy kilometers west of Maiduguri, Borno State capital. It is not clear how many people were abducted, but the video only showed three tortured security personnel with their hands tied behind them. They displayed their identity cards and introduced themselves as a mobile police sergeant, as well as a sergeant and a private soldier of the Nigerian Army. However, police and army authoritie...
Man Kills His Blood Brother For “Disrespecting” His Girlfriend In Onitsha
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Man Kills His Blood Brother For “Disrespecting” His Girlfriend In Onitsha

A man, identified as Uzor, is currently on the run after stabbing his younger brother to death for allegedly disrespecting his girlfriend in Onitsha, AnambraState. It was gathered that Uzor’s girlfriend had reported Emeka to his elder brother that he was insulting and disrespecting her. This triggered a fight between the brothers. At a point, Uzor went to get a dagger and started chasing Emeka, with a threat to kill him. Before people could intervene, he made good the threat by stabbing his brother to death.
Car bomb kills at least 7 civilians near Interior Ministry in Kabul
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Car bomb kills at least 7 civilians near Interior Ministry in Kabul

At least seven civilians were killed and seven wounded when a car bomb was detonated in the Afghan capital of Kabul during rush hour Wednesday, an interior ministry spokesman said. The spokesman, Nasrat Rahimi, said the bomb had gone off in a neighborhood that is near the interior ministry and north of Kabul airport. He said the dead were all civilians, adding, "This is the initial information, more details later." Nasrat Rahimi added on Twitter that the death toll may change as the target area has not yet been cleared. At least five children were among the victims, Tolo News reported, citing security sources. The blast occurred at around 7:25 a.m. local time on Wednesday in the Qasaba area in Police District 15 of Kabul city, where several foreign NGOs are located. A sou...
Heavily Pregnant Mother Kills Home Intruder With AR-15, Saves Husband
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Heavily Pregnant Mother Kills Home Intruder With AR-15, Saves Husband

Jeremy King was brutally attacked when two armed, masked men stormed into his home in Lithia, Florida last Wednesday night He said the men started grabbing his 11-year-old daughter and pistol-whipping him as they demanded money King said one of the men fired a shot at his eight-month pregnant wife when she came out of the bedroom to see what was happening She quickly grabbed their AR-15 and started shooting at the armed intruders King's wife fatally struck one of the intruders as he tried to flee and police said they are still searching for the other suspect King had to have 20 stitches and three staples
Lightning Kills 8 Cows In Ikare-Akoko, Ondo State
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Lightning Kills 8 Cows In Ikare-Akoko, Ondo State

No fewer than eight cows were killed by lightning at a mountain in Oyinmo Quarters, Ikare Akoko the headquarters of Akoko North East Local Government Area of Ondo State late on Tuesday evening. . The incident happened barely a month after 36 cows were killed by lightning in Ijare town in Ifedore Local Government Area of the state. It was gathered that the eight cows, owned by some Fulani herdsmen, were struck dead while grazing on top of the mountain. The two Fulani herders who accompanied the cows were said to have fled the scene after the incident. . However, a source disclosed that five men have been arrested by the men of the state police command for buying the dead cows from the Fulani herders. . The source said, “Immediately after the cows were struck dead, the two Fulan...
Cold Kills Newborn Baby Abandoned Overnight In Calabar
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Cold Kills Newborn Baby Abandoned Overnight In Calabar

A newborn baby abandoned by its parent, has been found dead in Calabar, Cross River State. The baby was dumped overnight at the Watt market and was only discovered this morning. It’s suspected that it died when the temperature dropped at night.
77-Year-Old Man Released From Prison Deemed Too Old To Be Dangerous, Kills Again
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77-Year-Old Man Released From Prison Deemed Too Old To Be Dangerous, Kills Again

A 77 Years old man who was recently released after he was deemed too old to be dangerous, just committed a fresh murder. The man, Albert Flick who's from Maine, United States of America has been jailed again after he recently committed a murder which was identical to his first-ever. His first-ever murder was when he killed his wife in front of their young child. He was sentenced to 25 years in prison for the crime, he was released in 2004 but went back to prison in 2010 after assaulting a woman. He was imprisoned for four years before the judge released him stating he was "too old to be a threat". The name of his latest victim is Kimberly Dobbie who's 48 years old. Albert Flick developed affection for Kimberly Dobbie just after he got out of prison, but he couldn’t get her, so in...
German Man Kills Wife Through 48-Hour Marathon Sex During Honeymoon
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German Man Kills Wife Through 48-Hour Marathon Sex During Honeymoon

A German man is in court facing manslaughter charges for killing his new wife in a 48-hour BDSM sex session just days after they walked down the aisle together. Ralph Jankus, 52, and his wife Christel, 49, took part in a 48-hour sex session for their nuptials, he claims. New bride Christel suffered severe internal injuries allegedly after a sharp object was inserted into her. When emergency services were called four days later, they were unable to save Christel. Self-confessed sadomasochist Jankus faces manslaughter charges at the court in Krefeld, a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, in western Germany. He is being prosecuted for failing to call for help, allegedly leaving her injured for four days. He claims he was not aware his wife was seriously ill. The public prose...
Unsafe Abortion Kills Over 2,000 Nigerian Women Yearly – Dr Lamai
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Unsafe Abortion Kills Over 2,000 Nigerian Women Yearly – Dr Lamai

About 2,000 Nigerian women die of unsafe abortion annually with Northeast recording highest rate, says Dr Christopher Lamai, Head of Department, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Federal Teaching Hospital, Gombe. Lamai made the disclosure to the Nation Newspaper at the capacity building workshop for journalist on Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (WSRHR) organized by Ipas Nigeria, an international NGO on Tuesday in Gombe. He said the rate contributed to 13 per cent of mortality in the country as many women died from abortion more than malaria. According to him, every eight minutes women die of unsafe abortion while an estimated 220,000 children are left motherless annually as a result of abortion related death. He advised participants to fully sensitize the public on how to und...