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Anambra Police nab three suspected cultists who abducted, gang raped two young girls and forced them to undergo initiation rituals

The Anambra State Police Command on Thursday, paraded three suspected cultists over the abduction and rape of two young girls. Briefing newsmen, spokesperson of the command, SP Haruna Mohammed said that on Wednesday, Surveillance Patrol team attached to Awada Division arrested  Andrew Ejike, 20, Chidiebere Edwin, 19 and Chisom Christian, 17. “All the suspects, who have confessed to their membership of a cult ...

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APC Chairman Hon. Jotham Amos and Hon. Wilson Dauyegha in physical fight over primaries (video)

Ahead of the gubernatorial election scheduled to hold in Bayelsa State on November 16, a video of Bayelsa State lawmaker, Hon. Wilson Ayakpo Dauyegha in physical fight with the All Progressives Congress (APC) chairman in the state, Hon. Jothan Amos has surfaced.   The fight between the state’s APC Chairman and Dauyegha, a known political ally of the immediate past Minister of ...

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Boko Haram kills Colonel, five soldiers in Borno State

An Army colonel, a captain and his four escorts, as well as driver, have been killed by rampaging Boko Haram insurgents between Mainok and Jakana along Damaturu/Maiduguri highway.   According to a report by TheNation, the Colonel and his convoy ran into some fleeing insurgents after a heavy gunfire exchange with soldiers at Jakana in an attack that lasted for hours. ...

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Italian police arrest 19 suspected members of a Nigerian mob in major crackdown

Italian police confirm that they have arrested 19 suspected members of a Nigerian mob, including the leaders of a clan, called MAPHITE, which forged alliances with other mafias and violently punished anyone who rebelled.   In an operation dubbed “Burning Flame”, coordinated by police in Bologna and Turin, over 300 officers carried out arrests and searches in nine cities across ...

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40-year-old man commits suicide after discovering his two wives were both cheating on him

A 40-year-old Zimbabwean man identified as Jotham Chakawa has committed suicide because his two wives were allegedly cheating on him.   Reports say that Jotham Chakawa killed himself after suspecting his two wives, who happen to be sisters, were engaged in two separate adulterous affairs. Chakawa is reported to have previously made two attempts to kill himself after suspecting that ...

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AFCON 2021 Qualifiers Full List: Nigeria to play Sierra Leone, Lesotho and Benin

Nigeria has been drawn with Sierra Leone, Lesotho and Benin Republic in Group L of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers.   The draw took place on Thursday evening at the headquarters of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in Cairo.   CAF Deputy General Secretary of Football and Development, Anthony Baffoe, was in charge of proceedings and he was ...

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KLM airlines forced to apologise after it revealed where in a plane you are most likely to die if it crashes

KLM airlines have been forced to apologise after they were seriously criticised online for warning that passengers seated in the middle of the plane are more likely to die if the jet were to crash.   In a since-deleted post, the company’s India branch wrote: ‘According to data studies by Time, the fatality rate for the seats in the middle of ...

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Nigerian soldier killed by Boko Haram members two months after welcoming set of twin girls (photos)

One of the Nigerian soldiers killed by Boko Haram members along Maiduguri-Damaturu Highway in Borno state on Wednesday July 18th, has been identified as Captain Abdulazeez Mohammed, pictured above.   Abdulazeez and his colleagues were repelling an attack from Boko Haram when he was gunned down alongside five of his colleagues.   His friends who are mourning him on social media, ...

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Policeman dies 2 weeks to his wedding

42 year-old Lance Corporal James Yaw Appiah a.k.a “Antoa Cupers”, left his family heartbroken following news of his death which came two weeks to his wedding.   The policeman attached to the police unit in Bolgatanga in the Upper East Region, Ghana, was found dead in his tent at a police duty point near the Bawku Government Hospital on the last day of a ...

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2face comes under serious attack for endorsing post criticizing the bible

Angry Nigerians are attacking 2face online after the singer endorsed a provoking post criticising the bible.   As we earlier reported, Ikhide Ikheloa, popularly known as Pa Ikhide, criticized Africans for still believing in the Bible and the ‘White man’s God.’   The literary critic said the Bible “is a great work of fiction” and “a tool of oppression created by feuding brothers to ...

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#BBNaija: I was rejected by my father for being a girl child – Ella reveals, denies saying Tacha has mouth/body odour (video)

Ella has denied telling KimOprah that Tacha has mouth or body odour, as alleged by her fellow evicted housemate in a viral video.   In an interview Ella granted after being evicted from the Big Brother Naija Reality TV show, she disclosed that she didn’t counter the claims by KimOprah because she doesn’t want to put out that energy yet ...

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I look better than your ugly mother – Nigerian transgender, Miss Sahara slams American man who called her a “dude”

Nigerian transgender, Miss Sahhara has slammed an elderly American man who referred to her as a “dude”   Mr Eric had posted on her timeline asking, “How is it going dude” a word the Benue-born beauty queen didn’t like at all. “Yeah a better looking ‘dude’ than your ugly cunt of a mother” she fired back.     She further ...

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Amaju Pinnick reacts to removal as CAF Vice President, reveals why he was removed

Amaju Pinnick and the Nigerian Football Federation, have reacted to his removal as the first Vice President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Thursday.   Pinnick in his reaction to the announcement of his removal, thanked the African football body for an opportunity to serve and also congratulated the newly appointed Vice Presidents.   “My commitment to the game is perpetual while ...

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Many children among 17 killed after bus carrying illegal migrants overturns in eastern Turkey

Seventeen people were killed when a minibus carrying illegal migrants crashed Thursday in the eastern province of Van in the latest tragedy to befall migrants flocking to Turkey to cross into Europe. The minibus was traveling on a road connecting central Van to Özalp district when the driver lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle plunged into a ditch. Authorities ...

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Photos: Corps member who lost both arms in ghastly auto crash to get automatic job, artificial limbs – NYSC DG

The Director-General of the National Youths Service Corps, Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, on Wednesday, promised an automatic job, two limbs and other assistance to Nurudeen Tahir, a corps member who recently lost his arms  in an auto crash after completing the camp orientation exercise in Jalingo, Taraba State.   Ibrahim, who made the promise when he visited Tahir and other corps ...

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51-year-old school bursar arrested in Abuja for drugging, raping and impregnating 15-year-old student

Operatives of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) have arrested a 51-year-old bursar of Government secondary School Dangara, Abaji- Abuja, for allegedly drugging, raping and impregnating a 15-year-old student.   The suspect, Luke Gabriel Ekundayo, from Ilorin, Kwara State, was the victim’s guardian in school, and she spent short holidays in his house. The victim, ...

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