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ENDSARS: “Resist All Violent & Riotous Elements Forthwith” –  IGP To AIGs, CPs
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ENDSARS: “Resist All Violent & Riotous Elements Forthwith” – IGP To AIGs, CPs

PRESS RELEASE RESIST ALL VIOLENT AND RIOTOUS ELEMENTS FORTHWITH: IGP ORDERS AIGs, CPs. • Directs the Use of lawful Force in line with the Constitution The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has ordered the deployment of all legitimate force to protect lives and property of citizens including police officers and personnel of other law enforcement agencies and their families, and to prevent attacks on private/public assets from any violent person(s) or group(s) operating under any guise. The IGP restates that Command Commissioners of Police and their supervisory Assistant Inspectors-General of Police should resist all riotous elements forthwith and checkmate any form of violent/riotous protests in line with Section 33 (1) & (2) of the Constitution of the F...
Kwara Imposes 24-hour Curfew In Ilorin As Warehouse Lootings Turn Violent
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Kwara Imposes 24-hour Curfew In Ilorin As Warehouse Lootings Turn Violent

Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has imposed a 24-hour curfew in Ilorin metropolis from midnight today October 23rd, 2020. The governor made the announcement after hoodlums besieged the premises of Kwara Ministry of Agriculture and looted relief materials being distributed to victims of a recent rainstorm in Ilorin metropolis. The hoodlums, including females and teenagers, carried various dangerous weapons and chanted solidarity songs while looting the items. According to the governor, the hoodlums’ actions cannot be defended under any guise, calling it a pure act of criminality by some persons hiding under the nationwide tension to commit crimes. He stated, “I have just had an emergency security meeting with commanders of various security agencies in the state....
EndSARS: “Stop Violent Crackdown On Protesters” – Joe Biden To Buhari & Military
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EndSARS: “Stop Violent Crackdown On Protesters” – Joe Biden To Buhari & Military

US Presidential candidate, Joe Biden has reacted to the shooting of #EndSARS Protesters by Security agents on Tuesday evening in Lekki area of Lagos. Biden, in a statement on Wednesday called on Nigeria's president, Muhammadu Buhari to stop using Military force on protesters. VIOLENCE IN NIGERIA – STATEMENT BY VICE PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN I urge President Buhari and the Nigerian military to cease the violent crackdown on protesters in Nigeria, which has already resulted in several deaths. My heart goes out to all those who have lost a loved one in the violence. The United States must stand with Nigerians who are peacefully demonstrating for police reform and seeking an end to corruption in their democracy. I encourage the government to engage in a good-faith dialogue with civi...
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...
One Dead and at Least 11 Injured in Minneapolis Shooting
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One Dead and at Least 11 Injured in Minneapolis Shooting

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

Davido has unfollowed everyone on Instagram, including his fiancée, Chioma Rowland following allegations of domestic violence in their home. For weeks now, rumours have trailed Davido on Twitter and the rumour mongers have been ignored by Davido and Chioma. However, Chioma refused to ignore the rumours about domestic violence in her home so she came out to address it. Chioma said that Davido has never been violent towards her and she has never been violent to the father of her child . Hours after Chioma's statement, Davido unfollowed everyone on Instagram, including Chioma.
U.S condemns Brazen Killings in Nigeria and Urges FG to do More to Protect Civilians
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U.S condemns Brazen Killings in Nigeria and Urges FG to do More to Protect Civilians

The United States Government has condemned the killings of civilians in northern Nigeria. In a statement published on the Department of States website on Tuesday, June 16, the U.S. urged the Buhari-led administration to intensify efforts in protecting Nigerians as well as bringing those responsible for the killings to book. The statement signed by Secretary of State, Michael R. Pompeo, reads: “We condemn the recent senseless and brazen killings of civilians in northern Nigeria. "In recent weeks, suspected ISIS West Africa militants launched multiple attacks in Borno State, killing more than 120 civilians, including women, children, and the elderly.  On June 9, unidentified armed bandits attacked a village in Katsina State, killing dozens. "These horrific crimes follow t...
My vagi*a almost caught fire – Twitter user narrates how her Vibrator started melting while using it
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My vagi*a almost caught fire – Twitter user narrates how her Vibrator started melting while using it

A Nigerian lady has narrated how she almost died from a sex-related accident which occurred while using her vibrator. According to @webdesignher, this occurred after deciding to use her vibrator on the "highest and most violent setting" for the first time. She tweeted;   So my vagina almost caught fire today Home alone so i decided to use my vib on the highest and most violent setting for the first time. I never crank it high cos 1. Its super loud 2. It vibrates so hard that in the event that it doesnt rip my clit to shreds, im unable to hold on to it when things get slippery Today i was like fuck it, lets see the worst that can happen. If we die, we die noni. I was enjoying myself then i started feeling heat on my fingers but i was like "nah its the friction...
“Surrender Or Face Disgraceful And Violent End” – President Buhari Tells Bandits
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“Surrender Or Face Disgraceful And Violent End” – President Buhari Tells Bandits

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has warned bandits terrorising the North-West geopolitical zone of the country to surrender their weapons, or face “disgraceful and violent ends.” President Buhari has also assured people and government of Katsina State of renewed efforts, and review of operations, to improve the security of lives and property in the state, and other parts of the country. The President gave the warning and assurance when he met with the governor of Katsina State Aminu Bello Masari, at the State House Abuja. A statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu on Saturday night stated that President Buhari at the meeting said bandits, who have committed crimes against innocent citizens in the state, and across ...
Pope Francis Reacts to the Death of George Floyd
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Pope Francis Reacts to the Death of George Floyd

Pope Francis has reacted to the death of George Floyd. "We cannot tolerate or turn a blind eye to racism," the pontiff said on Wednesday, June 3, in reaction to the killing of George Floyd by US police that has sparked nationwide protests. The leader of the Roman Catholic Church however, condemned the violence that followed George Floyd's death as "self-destructive and self-defeating." He said: "Nothing is gained by violence and so much is lost." Pope Francis said he was praying for Floyd and "all those others who have lost their lives as a result of the sin of racism." Since Floyd's death, protests have been held in cities across the country and some of them turned violent.
Those Arrested by Police with AK-47 Riffles are not our Members – IPOP Says
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Those Arrested by Police with AK-47 Riffles are not our Members – IPOP Says

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has denied reports by the Nigeria Police that their members were arrested with AK-47 rifles in Delta State. Reacting to the arrest, IPOB Publicity Secretary, Mr Emma Powerful, in a statement, said those arrested were not members of the organization. He said: "It has come to the notice of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, though not by surprise, claims by the Nigeria Police that some persons allegedly arrested with AK-47 riffles in Delta State are IPOB members. "We do not need to dissipate energy trying to prove our innocence because we already know the antecedents of the Nigeria Security agencies and their bitterness towards us, however, we wish to put the record straight for the sake of the gullible, and perhaps innocent Biafrans t...
Actress, Victoria Inyama Reveals “People Who Are Not Fully Functional Are More Likely To Be Violent”
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Actress, Victoria Inyama Reveals “People Who Are Not Fully Functional Are More Likely To Be Violent”

Nigerian veteran actress, Victoria inyama revealed she has a word for harmful and violent people Taking to instagram, people who are not fully functional are most likely to be aggressive. She wrote VIOLENCE!!! Harmful/Unreasonable Aggression is most likely to be shown by persons who aren’t Fully Functioning ? Fully Functioning People are more in touch with their Deep Inner Experiencing & have a clearer Perspective on the World around them & are not likely to be Disruptively Aggressive. Rogers (1989) emphasised on our abilities to be rational & to be able to make appropriate Responses to Situations..these abilities will supposedly develop naturally if the proper conditions exist, Rogers further offered a solution stating that for the Problem of Human Distructivene...
Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun Reacts To Violent Protests In The State
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Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun Reacts To Violent Protests In The State

Governor Dapo Abiodun has warned the indigenes of Ogun state to shun the violent demonstration over the death of Remo Stars FC footballer Tiamiyu Kazeem by operatives of Special Anti-Robbery Squad SARS. The Governor urged everyone to be law abiding and allow Law enforcement officials carry out their duty to avoid further breakdown of order in the State.
Patience Jonathan’s Cousin Arrested for Attempted Murder of Ex-lover
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Patience Jonathan’s Cousin Arrested for Attempted Murder of Ex-lover

Mr. Victor Oba said to be cousin of former first lady Patience Jonathan, has been arrested by the Bayelsa State Police Command over the attempted murder of his ex-lover, Seigha Atia. The suspect who is reportedly the manager of the former first lady’s hotel 'Aridolf Hotels and Spar', reportedly knocked down the lady with his Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV), damaged her leg beyond treatment and left her for dead. Recounting how the incident occurred, Atia whose leg will reportedly be amputated said Oba attacked her after she called off their relationship.   She told The Nation; “On the day of the incident, we had an argument and he called me and asked me to come outside of our gate to get the rest of my things in his car. He said he was driving to our area at Ox-Bow Lak...
50 US Troops now Diagnosed with Brain Injuries After Iran Missile Strike
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50 US Troops now Diagnosed with Brain Injuries After Iran Missile Strike

The US Military has now increased the number of casualties suffered by US soldiers to 50, after an Iranian missile strike on a US base in Iraq early this month in retaliation for the US killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani.                                                  According to the Pentagon, 50 US soldiers suffered Traumatic Brain Injury as a result of the missiles fired at the US al-assad base in Iraq.                                          This is the third time, the Pentagon has increased the total count of casualties suffered. Days after the attack, the Pentagon said 11 service members were injured, then last week, the Pentagon said that 34 U.S. service members were hurt, dismissing US president Trump's claims that no Americans were harmed, saying that those w...
Buhari Warns Plateau Against Revenge, Violent Attacks
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Buhari Warns Plateau Against Revenge, Violent Attacks

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Monday expressed concern over the killing of 15 people by bandits in Plateau State. He charged the military to stop the return of the ugly days of ethnic violence. President Buhari condoled the families of the victims, the government and people of Plateau, assuring them that terrorism, banditry, kidnapping and associated crimes would be defeated. The President, in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, in Abuja, said: “In Plateau State, gun men launched yet another bloody attack, killing innocent citizens. “This shocking and sad incident should be condemned by all citizens. Revenge, hatred and violent attacks should have no place in a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural and multi-religious society as we...
Simi Esiri Confirms the End of her Marriage to Singer Dr Sid, Reacts to Report she was Violent Towards him..
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Simi Esiri Confirms the End of her Marriage to Singer Dr Sid, Reacts to Report she was Violent Towards him..

Simi Esimi, the estranged wife of singer, Dr sid, has confirmed the end of their marriage. In a statement released this morning, Simi confirmed they are heading for a divorce and moving forward as co-parents. The estranged couple got married in August 2014. In her statement, Simi reacted to reports she that was violent towards Dr Sid in their marriage and that she has stopped him from seeing their two daughters,  Sydney and Sarah. Simi says this is not true. Read her statement below
Blac Chyna Denies Rob Kardashian’s Claims that she Takes Drugs and acts inappropriately around daughter Dream as he files for primary custody
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Blac Chyna Denies Rob Kardashian’s Claims that she Takes Drugs and acts inappropriately around daughter Dream as he files for primary custody

Blac Chyna has denied ex-boyfriend Rob Kardashian's claims that she takes drugs and acts inappropriately around their daughter, Dream. Rob filed for primary custody of their three-year-old daughter and is calling for Blac Chyna, 31, to have reduced access, which would only allow her to see Dream at weekends with a nanny present. In court filings seen by TMZ, Rob accused Blac Chyna of being frequently drunk and spending $600 on alcohol per day. He also accused her of using cocaine and making violent threats to people. Rob also said in the court documents that Dream’s behaviour has changed negatively and she has started "naked twerking and acting out sexual positions that she said mum taught her". But a source close to Blac Chyna told TMZ that Chyna denies the allegations...
Wanted Cult Leader Arrested in Lagos
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Wanted Cult Leader Arrested in Lagos

23-year-old Olowolayemo Sodiq, said to be a wanted notorious traffic robbery suspect and alleged cult leader has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command. The suspect who conspired with one Bamidele Moses a.k.a Badoo and robbed one Jude Saka of his Bajaj motorcycle in December 2019, was arrested by detectives from Bariga police station in Lagos State. Lagos Police Spokesperson, Bala Elkana who confirmed the arrest said; “His accomplice was initially arrested by detectives from Bariga and transferred to the State Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in October 2019. “The suspect has been on the police wanted list for series of traffic robberies and cult violent attacks in Bariga. “The Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered that the suspect be transferred to SARS ...
US Rapper, Tekashi69 Sentenced To 2 Years In Prison
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US Rapper, Tekashi69 Sentenced To 2 Years In Prison

Tekashi69 has been sentenced to 2 years in prison, @TMZ reports. He’s already served 13 months of that, and will be getting out by late 2020. Despite meeting with the feds a total of 26 times, Judge Engelmayer said #Tekashi69’s cooperation was not enough to let him go free: “Your conduct is too violent and selfish to make 13 months reasonable. You will not be going free today."
Eminem questioned by Secret Service over violent lyrics about Ivanka Trump
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Eminem questioned by Secret Service over violent lyrics about Ivanka Trump

US rapper Eminem was questioned by the Secret Service over violent lyrics about Ivanka Trump in his song Framed. Ivanka Trump is the 37-year-old daughter of US president Donald Trump . Enimem, real name Marshall Mathers, released the song in 2017, and it contains the lyric: "How the f**k is Ivanka Trump in the trunk of my car?" He then calls her a "dumb little blonde" and says she "got dumped in the pond". It's reported that agents visited the rapper and interviewed him in January 2018, but no further action was taken. Buzzfeed News obtained the records for the case, which say it was opened after a "concerned citizen" reported the lyrics. But this citizen was actually a TMZ reporter who wanted the agency to comment on the song, after TMZ criticised the lyrics earlier that...
Management Announces The Immediate & Indefinite Closure Of FUOYE
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Management Announces The Immediate & Indefinite Closure Of FUOYE

The Federal University Oye Ekiti (FUOYE), has been closed indefinitely by the management of the institution, while the SUG was also disbanded indefinitely. Moments back, the management of the institution announced on Voice 89.9 FM, that the institution has been closed with immediate effect, while ordering students to vacate the premises before 10am tomorrow 11th September 2019. This is coming after a protest by students of the institution turned violent earlier today, leading to the loss of life and property.
Obasanjo Writes Buhari Again, Warns Him To End Violent Attacks Across Nigeria
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Obasanjo Writes Buhari Again, Warns Him To End Violent Attacks Across Nigeria

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has written yet another letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, warning that Nigeria is tipping towards a dangerous cliff and only the president could forestall such a looming disaster. Mr Obasanjo a former Nigerian leader, between 1999 and 2007, said Nigeria has been consumed by violence and ethnic divisions since Mr Buhari assumed office four years ago, in a manner not seen for decades. In the July 15, 2019 letter, Mr Obasanjo said the world, especially Western countries, has been warning Nigeria against descending into a state of violence because any outbreak would be difficult to contain. He warned that for Mr Buhari to be able to stop the “smouldering ethnic agitations”, he would have to stop fanning “the embers of hatred, disaffection and...
UEFA Nations League: England Fans In Violent Clash With Portuguese Police
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UEFA Nations League: England Fans In Violent Clash With Portuguese Police

Hundreds of England fans were chased by Portugese police officials armed with batons as riot escalated in the Porto fan zone. A clip shows England fans running as they are dispersed by Portuguese police. The cops can be seen armed with riot gear and batons as they chase off Three Lions supporters. Locals can be heard cheering on the Portuguese police in the background. The incident occurred while England fans gathered for the UEFA Nations League clash with the Netherlands. The police “made an intervention” as England fans were throwing bottles, according to reports. Some England fans have also reportedly been arrested. Watch video;
Two adults Head-butting Each other like Goats
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Two adults Head-butting Each other like Goats

A Video of 2 adults head-butting each other like goats has surfaced on the internet and it might be the most gross media you will set your eyes on today. In the video, 2 grown adult men could be seen in a kneeling position mimicking goats and rams’ postures and knocking each other on the head in a highly violent manner. It is not certain what their reason for such action may be, but one thing we are sure of is that the act in the video was a deliberate one. The video, which is already going viral on the internet, has garnered a whole lot of reactions from social media users with many describing the men as senseless beings. See reactions: adesewa_mercy: They’ve lost their sense to that pillow in the middle adesholaqudus: Oh boy, this once head na confirm hammer! lorde...
I Am Afraid Of The Revenge Of The Poor – Dino Melaye Claims
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I Am Afraid Of The Revenge Of The Poor – Dino Melaye Claims

Senator Dino Melaye has expressed fears that poor Nigerians might one day perpetrate a violent revolution against the countrys leaders. The lawmaker took to his Twitter account (@dino_melaye) on Friday, May 17, 2019 to warn Nigerian leaders about how the country’s economical imbalance could lead to perilous times. He posted, “I am afraid of the revenge of the poor. It happened in Russia, France and recently in Sudan. It can happen in Nigeria. “Housing segregation put us the elite in jeopardy. Ikoyi, Banana, Maitama, Asokoro etc. Our leaders + me beware of violent revolution. Perilous times loading.” Nigerian politicians are constantly criticized by the public for mismanaging the country’s resources and diverting public funds into their private pockets. The country is currentl...
Tonto Dikeh’s ex-husband, Olakunle Churchill reacts to her explosive interview
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Tonto Dikeh’s ex-husband, Olakunle Churchill reacts to her explosive interview

Since the early hours of today, Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh has been trending over a fresh attack on her estranged husband, Oladunni Churchill. Oladunni and Dikeh have been on a warpath since they parted ways on an acrimonious note. “The first time I met him, he told me he is Obasanjo’s son, his father was a gardener for Obasanjo”. Speaking further, the mother of one noted that her ex-husband said they didn’t have a wedding. “Churchill claimed that we didn’t have a wedding and I can prove that we had over 270 people in attendance.It’s okay Churchill, we didn’t have a wedding because you didn’t contribute to the wedding”. When asked what attracted her to Churchill, she said bluntly:”What attracted me to Churchill were the lies.Domestic violence was real in my marriage to Chu...
Two security officers beaten to death after their Vehicle Rammed into an Easter Procession in Gombe State killing 8 people
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Two security officers beaten to death after their Vehicle Rammed into an Easter Procession in Gombe State killing 8 people

A security official drove into a procession of Christian youth, celebrating Easter, killing at least eight people on Sunday night. The survivors among the youth then chased the security official and his passenger, caught up with them and lynched them. The incident happened in Alheri junction, Biu road of Gombe State. The driver of the vehicle is said to be an official of the civil defence (NSCDC) while his passenger is said to be a police officer. Both men died from the beating. Chairman of the Gombe State Battalion Brigade of the Boys Brigade, Isaac Kwadang, told reporters that he received information about the incident around 11:30 p.m. on Sunday. According to him, the civil defence officer, though not on official duty, met the procession, exchanged words with the youth, and dr...
University Drop-out attacks four Policemen with Knife
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University Drop-out attacks four Policemen with Knife

A university drop-out has attacked four policemen with a kitchen knife, saying he was high on Indian hemp and had no idea of what he was doing. 20-year old Alex Traykov, a former History student at Winchester University, had called the emergency line 999 to report a fight at a house in Islington, north London, on the evening of October 6, 2018. He then lay in wait with a large kitchen knife hidden behind him in the hallway of his friend’s flat, Yahoo News UK reported. The four officers were completely unprepared for the “extreme violence” that was unleashed on them, the court heard. Prosecutor Duncan Atkinson said the officers sustained injuries variously to the heads, faces, back of the neck and hands. After Traykov had attacked three policemen, the fourth officer brought him do...
Stop whatever plans you have against Wike’s victory, PDP warns APC
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Stop whatever plans you have against Wike’s victory, PDP warns APC

The party also stated that, it was obvious that its gubernatorial candidate, Gov Nyesome Wike would win the election and cautioned APC to swipe-off anything that would bring confusion during collation. In its statement tagged, PDP Uncovers Plots By APC To Scuttle Collation of Rivers Guber Result,published via facebook, by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party said it has uncovered plots by APC to cause confusion in Rivers state and scuttle the scheduled collation of the remaining results of the March 9 governorship election in the state. He equally stated that APC had planned to orchestrate violent disagreements and crisis at the stakeholders meeting scheduled by INEC ahead of the collation billed for April 2-5, 2019, so as to scuttle the exercise and stall t...
‘You Must Explain Your Violent Threats To The Authorities’ – MURIC Reacts To WAEC’s Threats
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‘You Must Explain Your Violent Threats To The Authorities’ – MURIC Reacts To WAEC’s Threats

Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has reacted to the Deputy Registrar of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), Reverend (Dr) Henry Osidehinde’s disappearance threat against its director, Prof Ishaq Akintola, saying the Reverend father should be ready to explain his violent threats to the authorities. Muslim News had earlier published Reverend Henry’s 1 minute, 3 second threat audio clip, which he made last week during a WAEC seminar for teachers held at the examination body’s International Office, Agidingbi, Ikeja, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. In a press statement jointly signed by MURIC’s General Secretary, Alhaji Yakeen Williams and its Public Relations Officer, Mr Shafiu Ayorinde on Monday, March 25, the Muslim rights body expressed shock at what it described as a “nauseating...
Jarrel Miller Violently Pushes Anthony Joshua At Their Pre-match Press Conference
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Jarrel Miller Violently Pushes Anthony Joshua At Their Pre-match Press Conference

Anthony Joshua was aggressively shoved by Jarrell Miller as the feuding rivals went face to face at their first press conference in New York on Tuesday. Joshua and Miller immediately collided before a word was spoken at Madison Square Garden, the venue which will stage their world heavyweight championship fight on June 1, live on Sky Sports Box Office. Both men then exchanged words at close quarters, with security quickly keeping them apart, before the press conference properly begun.   View this post on Instagram   #Jarrelmiller violently pushes #Anthonyjoshua at their pre-match press conference A post shared by Mycelebrityandi (@mycelebrityandi) on Feb 20, 2019 at 1:40am PST
IPOB Accuses Nigerian Soldiers of Shooting 2 Members Dead in Owerri
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IPOB Accuses Nigerian Soldiers of Shooting 2 Members Dead in Owerri

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, have accused Nigerian soldiers of shooting two of their members dead in Owerri. The group also expressed anger over alleged killing and abduction of its members in Imo and Abia states by security operatives. Comrade Emma Powerful, spokesman of the group, warned that IPOB may have no choice but to resist the Nigerian Army. The statement reads in full: “The Nigerian Army is at it again. Yesterday they shot dead two young men in Owerri. “Last night and this morning they have commenced their abduction of Biafrans in Aba. Biafrans are now the longest suffering race in human history. “One day the anger will no longer be controllable and the world will wake up then to start pontificating. Nigerian Army is conducting a stealth genocidal war...
Taye Currency Reveals Why He Posted Video Of MC Oluomo
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Taye Currency Reveals Why He Posted Video Of MC Oluomo

Fuji artiste, Taye Currency has revealed why he posted a live video of himself with MC Oluomo. The video put an end to rumours of Oluomo’s death. In a chat with Sunday Scoop, Currency revealed why he posted the video. He said; “I had been inundated with calls from people that MC had died; so, I had to convince them otherwise. Everybody knows that whenever Oluomo comes to Ibadan, he is always at my place. We have been friends for over 25 years and are very close. Because of that, so many people were on my neck for proof that he was still alive. That was why I visited him at the hospital and made a video for the world to see that he was hale and hearty.”. Disputing the fact that Fuji singers are always in bed with touts and violent people, Currency said, “Fuji musicians are not fighter...
Kwara State Bans Street Campaigns, Rallies
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Kwara State Bans Street Campaigns, Rallies

Following the repeated violent attacks in Ilorin, Governor Abdulfattah Ahmed has banned street rallies in Kwara State after setting up a joint task force to curb the incidents. The governor made the announcement during a state broadcast, yesterday, in which he reiterated that his government would not let the state slide back to the dark era of fear and violence. He said only political rallies in designated areas and with prior notification to the state police command would be allowed henceforth. “The state police command is hereby authorised to ensure full compliance,” the governor stated. Governor Ahmed also told political parties and their supporters to campaign and solicit votes through lawful manner and refrain from deploying divisive and inciting rhetoric or instigating v...
US Deploys Troops To Gabon Amid Fears Of Election Unrest In DR Congo
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US Deploys Troops To Gabon Amid Fears Of Election Unrest In DR Congo

The US military has deployed soldiers to Gabon amid fears of violent protests in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo after its presidential election. US President Donald Trump told Congress on Friday that the first of about 80 troops arrived in Gabon on Wednesday to protect US citizens and diplomatic facilities should violence break out in DRC’s capital Kinshasa Voters in Congo went to the polls on December 30, two years after they were first scheduled to be held, to elect the successor to President Joseph Kabila, who has been in power for 18 years. “The first of these personnel arrived in Gabon on January 2, 2019, with appropriate combat equipment and supported by military aircraft,” Trump’s letter to Congress read.“Additional forces may deploy to Gabon, the Democratic Republ...
DJ Xgee Was My Violent And Abusive Boyfriend In University – Tope Akinsemoyin Writes
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DJ Xgee Was My Violent And Abusive Boyfriend In University – Tope Akinsemoyin Writes

A Nigerian lady on Facebook, Temitope Adeola Akinsemoyin has just shared the bitter experience she had while in a relationship with late DJ Xgee who committed suicide on January 2nd 2019. According to Temitope, late DJ Xgee was her boyfriend back in their university days and he was pretty violent and abusive. In her words, 'he threatened to kill me and kill himself. Today, I'm left with a permanent swelling on the left side of my head. Sometimes, my left eye twicth and I have extreme migraine'.   Read her story below....
Yuletide: Police Beef up Security
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Yuletide: Police Beef up Security

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the implementation of robust and elaborate security arrangement that will ensure a hitch-free Christmas and New Year Celebration as well as provide adequate security for all political parties in the ongoing political rallies and campaigns across the country. The arrangement which involves  comprehensive crime prevention and detection strategies and other operational measures include the commencement of intensive raids of identified criminal hideouts, black spots and flash points across the country. The Inspector General of Police, according to a statement by Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Jimoh Moshood, further directed the Commissioners of Police and their supervisory Assistant Inspectors General of Police to be on groun...
Pastor Humiliated After Fiancee Failed To Show Up At Their Wedding! Says He Is Too Violent
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Pastor Humiliated After Fiancee Failed To Show Up At Their Wedding! Says He Is Too Violent

A woman in Zimbabwe has dissapointed her Pastor to be husband by abandoning him and his family at their wedding venue on Saturday in Masvingo, Zimbabwe. The groom identified as Apostle Samuel Kaunda of Glory House Ministries’ wedding with his fiancée Naume Mangwarira failed to kick off after the latter failed to attend her wedding. According to reports, the groom was kept waiting together with the guests at the wedding venue for the greater part of the day as the bride failed to show up for the wedding. Naume who attends Full Gospel Church allegedly accused husband-to-be of being abusive and violent that she refused to give false vows before a marriage officer. Naume, a Midlands State University student and daughter to one of the church elders, is reported to have cancelled wed...
Don’t be Obsessed with Religion, Ethnicity, Kaduna Gov Tells Residents
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Don’t be Obsessed with Religion, Ethnicity, Kaduna Gov Tells Residents

                                                                                 Nasir El-Rufai, The Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, has urged residents of the state against being obsessd with ethnicity and religion. Speaking at the 2018 Kaduna Igbo Cultural Day, which held at the Prison Staff Training College, Kaduna, on Saturday, el-Rufai who regretted the recent violence that rocked the state, said: “Every responsible resident of this state can now see that the relentless obsession with ethnicity and religion is not helpful.” He said Kaduna is a diverse state, adding that the “Igbo community is a valued and cherished part of this large Kaduna State family”. He commended the Igbo community for its contribution to the development of the state. “We celebrate y...
Gunmen Attack China’s Consulate in Pakistan
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Gunmen Attack China’s Consulate in Pakistan

Three suicide attackers stormed the Chinese consulate in the Pakistani city of Karachi amid a series of gunshots and an explosion on Friday, but were killed before they could force their way in with a car packed with explosives, police said. The attack, claimed by separatist insurgents from the impoverished southwestern Pakistani province of Baluchistan, killed four people, including two police, but it was far from the most deadly on a particularly violent day across the region. A suicide attacker on a motorbike set off explosives in a crowded festival and market in northwest Pakistan’s Orakzai region, killing at least 25 people at around the same time as the Karachi bloodshed. Over the border in eastern Afghanistan, a suicide blast at a mosque on an army base killed at least 26...
Operation Crocodile Smile’s Curbed Piracy, Militancy In A-Ibom – LG boss
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Operation Crocodile Smile’s Curbed Piracy, Militancy In A-Ibom – LG boss

The ongoing Operation Crocodile Smile by the military in Akwa Ibom State has stemmed violent crimes, including the activities of pirates and militants especially around the coastal communities of Ikot Abasi Local Government Area, the Council Chairman, Mr. David Eshiet, has said. According to him, the military routine exercise which would last for two months, was already sending criminal elements into hiding. Eshiet, who commended Governor Udom Emmanuel for investing massively in security to protect the lives and property of residents, noted that “since the arrival of the soldiers, fishing and other maritime activities in the coastal areas of Ikot Abasi have been carried out smoothly. “We used to have frequent cases of pirates disturbing our people, dispossessing them of boats, outboard...
Violent Attacks, Impediments to Development in Nigeria, Says Dogara
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Violent Attacks, Impediments to Development in Nigeria, Says Dogara

Hon. Yakubu Dogara The Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara has lamented that violent attacks in some parts of Nigeria have been a major hindrance to the development of the country. Dogara, who was the guest of honour at the 2018 Zaar Sayawa cultural festival known as Lepm Zaar held at Tafawa Balewa town Saturday, stressed the need for warring communities in the country to immediately devise ways of attaining peace for development to thrive. The speaker also emphasised that insurgency and other violent attacks in some states in the country have been the bane of development, saying peace, tolerance and security remained the major impediments to socio-economic and political development of any society. He called on communities affected by protracted violence to ...
We Are Doing Our Best To Ensure Leah Sharibu Is Released – FG
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We Are Doing Our Best To Ensure Leah Sharibu Is Released – FG

The Federal Government on Thursday said it was doing its best to ensure that one of the kidnapped Dapchi school girls who is still held captive by the Boko Haram insurgents, Leah Sharibu is released. According to NAN, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, gave the reassurance at the 100 years celebration of St. Andrews Catholic Church, Oro, Ilorin, Kwara state. We are doing our best to ensure Leah Sharibu is released – FG Speaking to newsmen after the Centenary anniversary thanksgiving Mass, Mohammed said Leah Sharibu is dear to the government. He said: “Nigerians should appreciate that any of our citizens, either boy or girl, Moslem or Christian is dear to us. We do not look at Leah Sharibu either as Christian or Moslem, but as a precious daughter of t...
Lagos Court Sentence Man To 10 Years Imprisonment For Stabbing His Brother To Death Over A Woman
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Lagos Court Sentence Man To 10 Years Imprisonment For Stabbing His Brother To Death Over A Woman

  A 28-year-old man, Collins Abakwe, has been arraigned before an Ikeja High Court for stabbing his younger brother, Chibuike Abakwe, to death during an argument over a woman. The lead prosecutor in the state, Mrs O. A. Olugasa, told the court that Collins and Chibuike on Valentine's day February 14th 2013, got into a heated argument at their home on Adeyanju street, Amukoko after a friend's girlfriend wanted to pass the night in their house. “Collins stabbed his younger brother, Chibuike, to death with a broken bottle during an argument. The siblings were arguing over a friend’s girlfriend who was trying to pass the night in their home. The misunderstanding became very violent and Collins ended up stabbing his younger brother, resulting in his death,” she said. Olugasa sa...
Horror As Man Stabs Brother To Death While Fighting Over A Woman
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Horror As Man Stabs Brother To Death While Fighting Over A Woman

A Nigerian man has landed in serious trouble after stabbing his brother to death while fighting over a woman. An Ikeja High Court on Wednesday sentenced a 28-year-old man, Collins Abakwe, to 10 years in prison for stabbing his younger brother Chibuike Abakwe to death during an argument over a girl. Justice Raliat Adebiyi sentenced the convict, who was arraigned on a charge of murder in 2013, after finding him guilty of a lesser charge of involuntary manslaughter. The initial charge of murder was commuted to manslaughter, following a plea bargain agreement Collins had with the state, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Following the plea bargain agreement, Collins was re-arraigned on Wednesday and he plead not guilty to an amended charge of manslaughter. “The co...
Boko Haram Plans to Kill Leah Sharibu in October – Mother Cries Out
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Boko Haram Plans to Kill Leah Sharibu in October – Mother Cries Out

Mrs. Rebecca Sharibu, the mothers of the captured Dapchi girl, Leah Sharibu, has pleaded with Federal Government to ensure her daughter’s release, as the Boko Haram captors have threatened to kill her in the 2nd week of October. She said this, yesterday in Jos, at a meeting organised by Rev. Gideon Para-Mallam, founder of the Citizen Monitoring Group (CMG), Guardian reports However, she did not mention the demands, saying the negotiation is between Federal Government and Boko Haram, and that the sect notified her some days ago. Speaking in Hausa and interpreted in English by one Dr. Gloria Samdi Pudlu, Mrs. Sharibu appreciated the concern shown by the entire world over their plight, and urged Federal Government, President Buhari, Vice President Osinbajo and Secretary to the Govern...
Breaking: Bill Cosby Sentenced To Three To 10 Years In Prison
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Breaking: Bill Cosby Sentenced To Three To 10 Years In Prison

Cosby Disgraced US television icon Bill Cosby was sentenced to three to 10 years in prison by a judge on Tuesday and branded a “sexually violent predator” for assaulting a woman at his Philadelphia mansion 14 years ago. Journalist Abiri gets N10m damages for illegal detention The 81-year-old, once beloved as “America’s Dad,” is the first celebrity convicted and sentenced for a sex crime since the downfall of Harvey Weinstein ushered in the #MeToo movement and America’s reckoning with sexual harassment. Islamic Extremist given 10-year sentence in Germany Convicted five months ago of drugging and molesting Andrea Constand, a former university basketball administrator, he showed no reaction when Judge Steven O’Neill handed down the sentence in a court in Norristown, Pen...
Edo Community Calls For Military Presence
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Edo Community Calls For Military Presence

BENIN—THE people of Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo State have called on the Federal Government to establish a military base in the locality to complement the state government’s efforts in stemming the alarming rate of kidnapping and other violent crimes in the area. Members of the Nigerian Armed Forces Sniper Unit stand in their ghillie suits at the African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) military demonstration held at General Ao Azazi barracks in Gwagwalada on April 17, 2018. The African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) is a weeklong seminar held in Nigeria, bringing together land forces from across Africa to discuss and develop cooperative solutions and improve transregional security and stability. / AFP PHOTO / The call is came after kidnap of the All Progressives Congress, APC,...