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BREAKING: Unknown gunmen Kills 5 soldiers in Imo

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  Five soldiers are said to have been shot dead along Wetheral Road Owerri in Imo State as unknown gunmen attacked the area. The incident happened in the late hours of Friday. This is coming few days before the May 30th seat-at-home order given by the leader of Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, in commemoration of the Biafra Day. According to an eyewitness, the bandits took the soldiers unaware and opened fire on them, killing five at a spot. “Right now, five soldiers have been shot dead. Everyone is on the run. Wetheral Road, Nazi/Aba road, Government House Roundabout and all the link roads have been shut down. “I personally saw the soldiers evacuating the corpses in a Hilux vehicle, there were five. “The bandits have already taken off and shot sporadically in the air to scare people away.” The Imo State Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana’s number was not reachable as at the time of filing this report. More to come… Dailypost

Nigerians are suffering - Davido Cries Out

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Nigerian Singer and DMW Boss, Davido, has cried out over the situation of Nigeria. Since the beginning of the new week, there have been series of bad news all over the media, as killings and pandemonium have occurred in some parts of the country. The father-of-three prayed for God’s intervention because “Nigerians are tired”. The prolific singer tweeted ; God help Nigeria …. at this point .. we are all tired … See reactions below ; Daniel Regha wrote ; No offense but Nigerians are suffering cos the govt gets away with their evil deeds & celebs who ought to advocate for us are busy chasing clout. Most celebs come on the net to form activists but dine with the same leaders oppressing us secretly. Don’t just pray, be an activist. Dir Earthboi wrote ; Bad things happening in Nigeria From having buhari as president, killings and kidnapping going on , things getting expensive, naira falling and Wizkid dropping a sorrowful album ,.I pray God see us through The reason most of us are still

Cross River govt declares war against criminals

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  The Cross River State Government has declared war against criminals in Cross River State. Speaking to newsmen at the Governor’s office in Calabar on Monday, the Permanent Secretary, State Security Services in the state, Dr Alfred Mboto decried the level of crime in the state. He said that the launch of Operation Akpakwu has dealt a heavy blow on kidnappers, robbers and cultists and many have been chased out of the state. He warned criminals who plan to return or launch operations from outside the state to be ready to meet superior firepower from Operation Akpakwu if they make such efforts. “We are not relenting and anyone who comes close to the state would be smoked out by our superior fire force as we are ready for them” The Permanent Secretary assured that proactive measures are being put in place to ensure a violence-free planting season by holding regular meetings with communities across the state. “The three State Security Advisers have peace committees in place which are engagi

My phone was stolen and My Brother was also Killed on New Year Day - Lady Cries Out

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Lady has been filled with sorrow as she took to Facebook to share her ugly experience on First January and the sad news she got after getting home from Crossover night. A Nigerian lady identified as Ifeoma Okofor has been hit by a tragic loss and she took to her social media page to cry out. According to her, she was robbed by hoodlums while returning from crossover church service around 12:39 am and when she finally got home, she got the news that her younger brother had been murdered. Sharing photos of him, Ifeoma wrote;   2020 y What did we do to u 12:39 I was coming back from church and they stole my phone I’m getting to my house. I thought that was all Only to discover they have killed my brother come back to us we miss you already

Again, Boko Haram Landmines Kill Four Soldiers, Seven Hunters In Borno

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  Landmines planted by Boko Haram jihadists have killed 11 security personnel, including four soldiers in Borno, security sources said Tuesday. According to AFP, seven hunters recruited to help the military fight the Islamist insurgents were killed on Tuesday when their vehicle hit a landmine in the village of Kayamla, outside Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The report said four soldiers had earlier been killed by landmines on Monday. “Seven hunters died in the explosion and nine others are badly injured,” Babakura Kolo, the head of a local anti-jihadist militia, told AFP. “Their vehicle hit a landmine as they were pursuing Boko Haram insurgents,” he added. Another local militiaman confirmed the incident. Earlier on Monday, four Nigerian soldiers were killed on Monday when their vehicle hit a landmine planted by Boko Haram fighters in Logomani village near the border with Cameroon, two security sources told AFP. There has been a sharp increase in attacks in the North-East since the

Just after killing pregnant girlfriend, man bags Death sentence

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Report has revealed that a young man was sentenced by death after he killed his girlfriend. A 29-year-old man, Mustapha Idris, was on Tuesday, December 19, sentenced to death by hanging by the Jigawa State High Court sitting in Ringim, for killing his pregnant girlfriend, Nafisa Hashimu. It was gathered that Mustapha, on January 12, 2020, at the outskirts of Daneji village, allegedly used a knife to cut the throat of the 20-year-old girl The suspect had earlier confessed to the crime, stating that he did it to avoid the shame of giving birth outside wedlock. According to him, “I’m ashamed of how the society will see us after she delivers the unborn child out of wedlock, and thus I decided to terminate her life to stay away from shame.”

I killed my mum because she was a witch, says runaway soldier

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A runaway soldier confessed that he killed his poor mother because he suspected that she is a witch. An Army Corporal, Charles Thomson who ran away from the theatre of operation in the North-eastern part of the country, has confessed killing his own mother. Corporal Thomson was among the 82 suspects paraded by the Kaduna State Police Command for various criminal acts in Kaduna on Thursday. The 30 year-old suspect, who confessed to the alleged culpable homicide of his mother, told The Nation, that he stabbed his mother to death because she was a witch, adding that, his mother use to turn to a serpent at night. According to him, “I was arrested for culpable homicide, because my died in my hands while fighting with her. We were fighting as a result of spiritual dispute; I saw her turning to a serpent severally at night, so, it angered me. “She was even appearing and disappearing. And when I went into her room, I saw her with a 10 year-old boy running around her. That was what led to the f

OMG!!! Popular Hairstylist Shot To Death In Sapele

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A popular hairstylist identified as Adams Amakel Eguvwese has been killed by unknown gun men in Sapele, Delta State. It was gathered that the deceased popularly known as '10 over 10', was sitting outside his salon located along New Road at about 5:45 pm on Tuesday, December 29, when the gunman shot him. According to an eyewitness, the gunman came in a blue Toyota Corolla car without a plate number. “Adams was sitting outside his barbing saloon when the numberless blue Corolla came, a man holding a shotgun approached him and shot him. Adams ran into the shop and the gunman went after him and shot him again at the entrance of his shop, before he got into the Corolla and drove away." the witness said. A source said that Adams was rushed to the Sapele Central hospital but doctors referred them to the Delta State University Teaching Hospital. They brought him back to the salon as there was no fuel in the vehicle. "Those who rescued him came back that there was no fuel in t

SAD NEWS: Another Popular Man Of God Is Dead

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As the year is about to end this week, so many tragedies are happening everywhere. Many people have lost their life either through accident, sickness or attacks. In another latest news, Nigeria has lost another powerful man of God. Bishop Arthur Nwachukwu, founder of Rhema Deliverance Mission, world-wide has died. He died on Monday, December 28, 2020 around 3am in the early hours at the age of 79. After the news of his death was announced, millions of members worldwide were thrown into mourning. According to the statement of his son, identifies as Prophet Ejike Nwachukwu who is also a pastor in Rhema Deliverance Mission revealed to newsmen that the great man of God died peacefully withou any trace of illness. In his statement, he said: “He had been sick previously, but he had recovered, and there was no trace of illness around him. Though he had told us that after Christmas, he would like to go home and rest as he would not like to be sickly to the point of bein

Muslim Killed A Kwara Christian Over Christmas Banger Near Mosque

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  A 30-year-old man, Abdulkadir Segi, has reportedly been stabbed to death during an argument over the detonation of a banger around a mosque in Ilorin, Kwara State, while the Muslim congregational prayer was being observed on Christmas Eve. Abdulkadir was alleged to have been stabbed in the chest in the Ita-Nmo area of Ilorin by one Kehinde Oloka of Oke-Agodi area of the town. It was gathered that the suspect, who is presently at large, was repeatedly detonating bangers in front of the mosque to disturb Muslims worshipers, who were observing their Ishai evening prayer. Abdulkadir, who was one of the congregants in the mosque, was said to have come out to ask Oloka to move away from the place of worship. It was alleged that the suspect ran home, came back and attacked Abdulkadir with a long sharp knife, with which he stabbed him and the victim reportedly bled to death. Abdulkadir was said to have been rushed to a private hospital, where he was pronounced dead by a medical doctor. A fam

18 year old girl stabbed herself in the stomach after she caught her boyfriend red-handed sleeping with her best friend

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  People tend to take their life due to one problem or the other without a second thought. It was reported today, that an 18-year-old Nigerian girl stabbed herself in the stomach because she caught her boyfriend red-handed cheating on her. According to reports, she had been inundated with reports that her boyfriend had been cheating on her with different girls, today, she caught him in bed with her best friend. She then decided to stab herself but fortunately for her, she didn’t die. Will God Listen To Her Prayers? See What A Lady Wear To Church To Pray To God that got People Talking She was immediately rushed to the hospital were She’s responding to treatment. Can you stab yourself because of your girl?

SWAT Operatives from Abuja Kills Enugu Traditional Ruler

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Not fewer than seven houses and several vehicles were razed down by protesting youths of Oruku community in the Nkanu East Local Government Area of Enugu State on Sunday following the killing of the traditional ruler, Igwe Emmanuel Mba, by suspected operatives of the newly-formed police Special Weapons and Tactics Team. PUNCH Metro learnt that a combined team of soldiers, policemen and personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps had been deployed in the community to restore peace. Our correspondent gathered that the suspected SWAT operatives, led by one Inspector Danladi, shot the monarch while he was addressing members of his community at the town hall on Saturday and he bled to death before he could get medical attention. The policemen were said to have arrested one Mr Agozie Ani, who was also at the meeting. Community sources told our correspondent that the policemen, who were in mufti and wielding AK-47 rifles, invaded the venue of the meeting in an SUV and a Sienna a

37-Year-Old Man Stoned To Death For Stealing Cat

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A 37-year-old man, Abdullah Gedo, popularly known as Duley, has been stoned to death by some unknown residents at Jerusalem, a suburb of Tema Newtown in the Tema region. The suspect is alleged to have stolen a cat with an accomplice who is currently on the run, on Sunday dawn in the area, when luck eluded him. According to sources, some young men who were on a community patrol chanced on the suspect with his goodies and started hitting him with concrete slabs and other materials, leaving him bleeding to death. The suspect was found in a pool of blood with a dead cat and concrete slabs beside him. An eyewitness, Emmanuel Adjei, told Atinka News, he chanced upon some four individuals who were trying to resuscitate the deceased at 4 am during his visit to a public toilet. He said upon further enquiry, he realized he knew the suspect and dashed to inform his family about his predicament. A brother to the deceased Alhassan Issah, said they are yet to come to terms with the incident and hope

BREAKING!!! Comedian Sir Balo escaped death as he survives ghastly Motor Accident (See Photos)

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Popular Instagram Comedian Sir balo reportedly had a fatal accident which nearly tool his life. While sharing pictures and videos on the incident in the scene, the Comedian took to his Instagram page on Saturday, 26th December, 2020 to gives thanks after he survived a ghastly motor accident. See Photos and Videos: WATCH VIDEO HERE

Breaking: On Christmas day, Ex-Militant Leader's home burnt down by unknown Gunmen - Bayelsa

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Some yet-to-be identified gunmen have attacked the residence of Eris Paul, a former ex-militant leader also known as Ogunbos, at his country home in Peremabiri Community in the Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, burning down his mansion.  According to reports, the attack occurred in the early hours of Friday, Christmas Day. It was learnt that armed men stormed the community in speed boats, shooting indiscriminately before setting buildings on fire.  It was learnt that Paul was able to escape being injured or killed, though narrowly.  A source in the family said Paul (Ogunbos) was attending a burial in the community when the incident occurred.  ”He is still in the community, doing fine. It is only that some properties were destroyed,” the source said.  SaharaReporters gathered that valuables worth millions of naira were burnt along with Paul's home.  Confirming the incident, Butswat Ansimi, State Command Public Relations Officer, told SaharaReporters that though

Terrorists Kills 7 Persons, Burn Truck Loaded With Bags Of Maize In Kaduna

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  About seven persons including two members of the vigilante group were killed after gunmen opened fire at a weekly Galadimawa market in Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Northwest Nigeria.  According to Samuel Aruwan, the state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs on Thursday, the terrorists sneaked into the market at about 4 pm on Wednesday and opened fire on the vigilantes and killed two members of the group and five other persons. Aruwan gave the names of the dead vigilante group as  Yusuf Magaji Iyatawa, Dabo Bafillace, Danjuma Haladu, Shuaibu Isyaku, Isyaku Adamu, Shehu Dalhatu and Musa Haruna Kerawa.  He added that a commercial trailer driver, one Yusuf Tumburku who had just loaded 330 bags of maize belonging to a trader,  Hamza Ungwan Lalle Giwa, had his vehicle and the grains burnt to ashes.  One other car was burnt by the armed men, Aruwan said. The commissioner further explained that the security agencies comprising the police and military troops gav

Meet 19-Year-Old Boy Who Committed Suicide After Losing N300m To Forex

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A300-level student of the Department of Agriculture, University of Ilorin, Gbenga Favour Olaoye-Akanbi, has committed suicide after he was allegedly duped by a forex trader, Eseka Chuckwutem Gospel (ESG). Family sources told SaharaReporters that Olaoye-Akanbi was discovered dead on Sunday after drinking poison. Late Gbenga Favour Olaoye-Akanbi The 19-year-old student was said to have invested over N300 million belonging to his colleagues and friends in a business run by  ESG. Speaking to SaharaReporters, a friend of the deceased and an investor with the firm explained how they were duped. He said, "The investment is forex. The guy's name is Eseka Chuckwutem Gospel. We started the investment together this year. It seems he stopped trading, so he turned indirectly to a Ponzi scheme without the knowledge of those investing. "He has a particular group. Most people in that group collected money from other people to invest in his business. The late Gbenga collected money from d

Nigerian Policemen Beat, Strip Driver naked and destroyed His Vehicle Over Refusal To Give Bribe

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According to report, has it that Nigerian policemen  stripped a driver identified as Emenike, beat him up and vandalized his vehicle for failing to pay a ‘daily’ N100 bribe. This harrassment by police officers and task force in the area which paralysed commercial activities on Monday in Port Harcourt. This incident was confirmed by the Drivers’ welfare chairman, Choba unit, Bestman Chile. The chairman said a policeman demanded bribe from Emenike but he refused to part with any money. “He entered Emenike’s vehicle and told him to drive towards the police. On his way, the policeman started hitting him with a baton and fought for the control of the steering with the young man,” Chile narrated. “After the driver stopped the vehicle, some policemen came and started beating Emenike, stripped him naked and vandalised his vehicle. We are drivers. We can’t fight the police. Right now, the road is blocked. We will block the road like this till when the police come to pay for this damage and trea

SAD: How Body of missing child, Chinyere was found In a River - Ebonyi State

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Report emerges that a little girl known as Rosemary Chinyere Sylva Nnachi, who was declared missing since 12th December, 2020 in Ebonyi State was found in a river dead. In a Picture, a little child can be seen floating on top of a river which report gathered that she was killed and thrown into the river. This is wickedness! What have this innocent child done to the person who heartlessly committed this heinous crime?  Family of the little child has been thrown into tears watching their daughter slipped out of their hands and murdered by unknown killers.