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Middle aged man arrested for stealing new motorcycle in Delta
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Middle aged man arrested for stealing new motorcycle in Delta

A middle aged man was arrested by men of the Anti-Cult Volunteer Corps for stealing a brand new motorcycle at Boji-Boji Owa in Ika North-East Local Government Area of Delta State According to Punch, the suspect had been linked to many missing bikes in the locality, alongside his gang members. The suspect met his waterloo when he and an accomplice, now at large, gained access into a particular compound and made away with a new bike. The duo were said to have run out of luck when a neighbour put a call across to members of the Anti-Cult Volunteer Corps in the neighbourhood, who immediately swung into action and gave the culprits a hot chase. In the ensuing encounter, one of the hoodlums was caught by the security operatives while the other escaped, b...
27-year-old woman jailed for human trafficking in Osun
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27-year-old woman jailed for human trafficking in Osun

A Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo, Osun State has sentenced a woman, Ifeoma Sunday, to four months imprisonment for human trafficking. The National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffickingin Persons (NAPTIP) disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday, December 7, 2022.  The agency said the 27-year-old woman Jumakai, Ewele, Ayepe, Osogbo, was convicted by Justice N. Ayo Emmanuel, on Friday, December 2, 2022.  The offence contravenes the various provisions of the Trafficking in Persons Prohibition Law Enforcement and Administration Act 2015.  "The convict - a 27 year old Female of Jumakai, Ewele, Ayepe, Osogbo was sentenced to 4 months imprisonment and asked to pay compensation to her victims, the sum of N300,000 i.e 150,000 naira each for...
Daredevil traffic robber apprehended in Lagos
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Daredevil traffic robber apprehended in Lagos

Men of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos state police command have apprehended a notorious traffic robber. In a statement released, the RRS said the suspect was arrested while attacking a driver and a motor boy of a broken down PMS tanker after Ojota bridge, Ketu inward Berger on Wednesday night, December 7. The RRS says two others who were with the apprehended suspect are currently at large. ''At 11: 45 p.m. yesterday, Wasiu Ajepe, 30 years old, wielding a machete, in company of two armed others (now at large) was arrested by RRS patrol team while robbing the driver and motor boy of a broken down PMS laden tanker after Ojota Bridge, Ketu inward Berger. Ajepe, a resident of 21, Taiwo Street, off China Town, Ogudu has disclosed to be the leader of a clique operating ar...
Migos rapper, Takeoff’s alleged murderer requests funds to hire private investigator
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Migos rapper, Takeoff’s alleged murderer requests funds to hire private investigator

The man charged in the killing of Migos rapper Takeoff is reportedly asking a judge for money to hire a private investigator. The suspect, Patrick Xavier Clark, who claimed his innocence in court earlier this week, has asked for $5,000 to hire an investigator to help with his defense.  According to court documents, he said that he’s unable to cover the costs to hire someone because his family already spent their money on an attorney who has agreed to work at a reduced rate. Clark argued that he needs to hire someone to “properly investigate” and effectively prepare for the trial, and added there’s an investigator who has already agreed to work on his case for the reduced rate of $85 an hour. The House police department confirmed Clark was arrested and charged wit...
Reaction as Woman caught attempting to shoplift using fake pregnancy belly
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Reaction as Woman caught attempting to shoplift using fake pregnancy belly

A young woman was caught allegedly trying to shoplift with a fake pregnancy belly at a popular store in Middelburg, Mpumalanga, South Africa. Details of the incident are sketchy, however, it was gathered that the security guard stopped her at the door. Upon searching her, it turned out that she was actually not pregnant but had created a fake baby bump with intention to hide her loot inside it.  Share this Story Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STREAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://youtu.be/NrPHjKaVTB4
Moment thief steals phone and tries to flee shop but door wouldn’t open
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Moment thief steals phone and tries to flee shop but door wouldn’t open

A thief who tried to steal a phone from a shop was unsuccessful when he couldn't open the door to escape with the phone. Shop owner Afzal Adam, 52, used a gizmo installed behind the counter to lock the entrance after becoming suspicious of the thief's motives. In a video shared online, the thief is seen at the counter, showing interest in the phones on sale. When he finally got the phone he wanted, he turned on his heels and ran towards the door. However, the door wouldn't open. Seeing no other means of escape, he returned the phone before the door was opened to let him out. The shop owner at Phone Market in Dewsbury, West Yorks, England, said he let the thief go because he feared he could get violent Afzal said: "With people wearing masks a...
Two teenagers sold their organs including ovaries and eggs to a doctor in Ogun state for N100,000 each
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Two teenagers sold their organs including ovaries and eggs to a doctor in Ogun state for N100,000 each

The police in Lagos have commenced an investigation into how two teenagers, residing at Iyana-Ipaja area of Lagos State, reportedly sold their organs to a medical doctor in Abeokuta, Ogun State, two months ago, for N200,000 without the consent of their parents.  Vanguard reports that the teenagers, 17-year-old Precious Ikechukwu, daughter of a Pentecostal Bishop in Lagos, and her father’s secretary, 19-year-old Theresa Obam, allegedly connived with an adult member of the church, Mrs. Adeleke Blessing, and went to a medical doctor at one Redwood Specialist Hospital, Abeokuta, where their organs were sold for N100,000 each. According to the report, their action came to light in September 12, 2022, when Precious, the daughter of the bishop and Founder of Living Word ...
Katsina teacher Laminu Saminu steals friends car  after killing him  with rat poison
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Katsina teacher Laminu Saminu steals friends car after killing him with rat poison

Katsina teacher, Laminu Saminu: arrested for killing his friend Sanusi Bawa, a Civil Defence officer with poison and stealing his car A 29-year-old Katsina teacher, Laminu Saminu, has been arrested for allegedly killing one Sanusi Bawa, an officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC) In Katsina state with a poison. Bawa, was a friend and final year course mate of Saminu at the Federal College of Education, (FCE), Katsina. The teacher who lives in Bakin Kasuwa quarters, Mani Local Government Area of Katsina lured the victim to an uncompleted building in the area where he poisoned him, the State Police Command spokesperson, SP Gambo Isah, said in a statement. Saminu subsequently stole Bawa’s vehicle, the police added. “The suspect asked the victim to p...
Kenyan man allegedly kills his wife for returning home late
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Kenyan man allegedly kills his wife for returning home late

A 29-year-old Kenyan woman identified as Florence Kaari, was allegedly killed by her husband for coming home late. The woman died while receiving treatment in the hospital after her husband hit her with a blunt object on the head on Sunday night, December 4, 2022 in Githurai 45.  The matter was reported by Ruth Kaimenyi, who was working as a house help for the family, that the man arrived home drunk around 1 am and inquired where the wife was. “He came home drunk and asked where his wife was. I told him that she had not arrived, and he told me to get out of the house as he threatened me stating that I was supposed to know,” Ms Kaimenyi told the police. The house help said that 30 minutes after she was kicked out of the house, Ms Kaari arrived while in the co...
Three arrested in Oyo for allegedly hacking POS platform to steal N16m
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Three arrested in Oyo for allegedly hacking POS platform to steal N16m

Three suspects have been arrested by the police for allegedly hacking of a Point of Sale (POS) platform to steal N16 million in Oyo state. Olumuyiwa Adejobi, spokesperson of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), said the suspects identified as Sanmi Ayodeji, aged 29; Felix Oluwaseun, aged 24; and Adeleye Oluwaseun, aged 34, signed up on a POS platform using their bank verification numbers (BVN) and those of their friends and relatives without their consent. They reportedly opened valid wallet accounts with the POS platform, bypassed the company’s network security system, and fraudulently transferred N16,149,195 from the the platform to various online accounts from where they made withdrawals. The suspects were arrested in Ibadan, Oyo state, by operatives of the ...
Police smash notorious motorcycle robbery syndicate in Ogun
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Police smash notorious motorcycle robbery syndicate in Ogun

The 3 members of a robbery syndicate who specialised in snatching motorcycles from owners while pretending to be passengers arrested by police in Ogun The Police in Ogun have arrested three members of a robbery syndicate identified as Daniel Akapo, 27 years, Idowu Ajao Sunday, 20 years and Dare Olusegun 24 years at Oke Erigba village, Ago Iwoye town of the state. The suspects who specialized in snatching motorcycle from the owners while pretending to be passengers were arrested after their robbery attempt was foiled, Ogun police spokesperson, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi said in a statement. According to the statement, the suspects were arrested following a distress call received by policemen attached to Ago Iwoye divisional headquarters that a motorcyclist, one Shefiu Moshood was bei...
JUST IN : Bill Cosby accused of drugging and raping 5 women in new lawsuit
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JUST IN : Bill Cosby accused of drugging and raping 5 women in new lawsuit

Five women are suing actor Bill Cosby for acts of sexual abuse which happened decades ago as they attempted to break into show business. The alleged victims said Cosby, 85, had posed as a mentor to them, but he instead drugged them, groped them, raped them and sexually abused them as far back as 1969, according to a lawsuit they filed Monday evening, Dec. 5, in Manhattan Supreme Court. The plaintiffs are also suing three companies — NBC Universal Media, Kaufman Astoria Studios and the Carsey-Werner Company — for their apparent failures to intervene and protect the women. They said the companies "condoned and encouraged" the abuse by their inaction. The five women — Lili Bernard, Eden Tirl, Jewel Gittens, Jennifer Thompson and Cindra Ladd — said Cosby volunteered to mentor ...
19-year-old man in EFCC net over £450,000 fraud
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19-year-old man in EFCC net over £450,000 fraud

 A 19-year-old  man, Iredia Endurance has been arrested by the operatives of Benin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for alleged fraud. A statement released by WIlson Uwujaren, spokesperson of the anti-graft agencym says Endurance was recently arrested by the Commission following a petition by one Chrstine Brown, a British citizen, alleging that the suspect defrauded her of £450,000.00. “Upon arrest, the suspect confessed he received £250,000.00 from the complainant in Bitcoin, FedEx and gift cards. On what he did with the money, the suspect averred that they were expanded on cars, gold chains, and landed properties, among others. Some of the items recovered from the suspect include mobile  phones, laptops, sim cards and l...
A 65-year-old fake soldier arrested in Lagos
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A 65-year-old fake soldier arrested in Lagos

Men of the Lagos state police command have arrested a 65-year-old fake soldier identified as Jeremiah Joseph, in the state. Disclosing this on Twitter, the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, said Jeremiah was apprehended after posing as an Army Lieutenant. ''Officers of Ipaja Division have arrested 65-year old Jeremiah Joseph who presented himself as an Army Lieutenant to one Ignatius. The fake Lieutenant promised to arrange soldiers to help Ignatius recover N4.5m owed him by some people in Delta State. He received N120,000 for this service and thereafter absconded. Found in his apartment were a fake Army identity card and uniform.'' he tweeted Share this Story Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR...
Four suspects arrested for motorcycle theft and illegal possession of firearms in Benue
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Four suspects arrested for motorcycle theft and illegal possession of firearms in Benue

The Benue State Community Volunteer Guards, BSCVG, have arrested four suspects for motorcycle theft and possession of illegal firearms in Makurdi.  The suspects, Danlamin Musa, 20, of Benue Crescent, and Trust Taiwo, 27, of Bida Street, Wadata Makurdi, were arrested in the early hours of Monday, December 5, 2022, for stealing a motorcycle. Also arrested were Torhile Oryina, 25, of Behind NKST Church Bongo, Owner Occupier Makurdi for possessing a locally made Beretta pistol containing 4 bullets and Zachari Jafaru, 27, of Benue Crescent Wadata, Makurdi for purchasing a stolen motorcycle. When paraded, all the suspects admitted to the offences and were consequently handed to the police for onward prosecution. While parading them, the Patrol and Guard&...
Socialite Shay Diva sentenced to 4 years in prison for stealing Landcruiser from 61-year-old lover
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Socialite Shay Diva sentenced to 4 years in prison for stealing Landcruiser from 61-year-old lover

Kenyan socialite Sheila Wairimu alias Shay Diva Africa has been sentenced to four years in prison with the alternative of a Ksh200,000 fine after she was found guilty of motor vehicle theft. The 30-year-old socialite was accused of accessing tycoon, PJ Dodhia Kumar’s TIMs/NTSA account and transferring ownership of the vehicle to herself without following the due processes of succession. According to records at the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA), Shay Diva filed a transfer of the log book by logging into the TIMs account of the deceased at 11.45 pm on April 26. The transfer was authorised at 2 pm the next day, but there were no supporting documents from the owner. After Kumar died in April 2021 at the age of 61, his family filed a complain...
Fraudster arrested with 31 ATM cards in Bauchi
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Fraudster arrested with 31 ATM cards in Bauchi

The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested a 44-year-old suspect, Michael Joseph, for attempted fraud and recovered 31 Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cards of different banks in his possession. Spokesperson of the command, SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, who disclosed this in a statement on Monday, December 5, 2022, said that Joseph, of Gada Biyu, Jos Plateau State was arrested by detectives attached to the B' Divisional Police headquarters. According to the PPRO, the suspect specialises in defrauding people by swapping their ATM cards and withdrawing money from their accounts.  "Reports available at the Command’s disposal indicated that on the 30th November 2022 at about 1320hrs that on the same date at about 1054hrs Salome Aliyude ‘f’ of Yandoka Barracks, Bauchi went t...
24-year-old sentenced to death for cultism after raping Ekiti virgin
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24-year-old sentenced to death for cultism after raping Ekiti virgin

An Ekiti State High Court, Ado Ekiti division, has sentenced a 24-year-old cultist, Segun Iwaetan, to death by hanging for engaging in cultism. The court also sentenced the man to life imprisonment for raping a 20-year-old neighbour and student of the Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti. Segun was tried on seven counts bordering on rape, unlawful possession of firearms, and membership of a secret cult, among others. The charges read in part, "Segun Iwaetan and Atila Iwaetan (now at large) on January 16, 2021, on Federal Polytechnic Road, Ado Ekiti, did conspire to commit burglary and stealing by breaking into the shop of Olayemi Oyerinde, and receiving stolen property such as 50 jean trousers, 15 polo shirts, 30 pairs of leather slippers, among others, worth over N1.8m. "Also, ...
Man commits suicide after killing his Kenyan wife and their two daughters in US
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Man commits suicide after killing his Kenyan wife and their two daughters in US

A Kenyan woman and her two children have been killed by her husband in Louisville, Kentucky, United States in what police suspect to be murder-suicide. Around 9:30a.m. on Saturday, December 3, 2022, Louisville Metro Police officers were called to respond to the 4500 block of East Pages Lane on a report of a shooting with multiple victims. In a statement, LMPD said officers arrived and found a man, woman and two girls dead.  The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified Mary Njoki Muchemi Stanton, 49,  Adrianna Stanton, 17, Brianna Stanton, 11, Gary Stanton, 60, as the victims in the shooting.  Initial reports from Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) indicated that Gary Stanton shot his and daughters dead inside their house i...
Grandma, two other women arrested as NDLEA seizes tramadol, cannabis, 2000 bottles of codeine and 1.4 kg Meth concealed inside custard tins
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Grandma, two other women arrested as NDLEA seizes tramadol, cannabis, 2000 bottles of codeine and 1.4 kg Meth concealed inside custard tins

A 60-year-old grandmother, two other women and two men were among those arrested during interdiction operations in which 5,527.15 kilograms of methamphetamine and cannabis sativa, as well as 132,090 tablets of tramadol and 2,000 bottles of codeine were recovered by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA across four states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja in the past week. Spokesperson of the agency, Femi Babafemi, in a statement on Sunday, December 4, 2022, said the grandma, Mrs. Ibinosun Sandra Esther was arrested in Ibadan, Oyo state in a follow up operation following the seizure of 5.5kg Loud variant of cannabis imported into the country from South Africa. The consignment, which she claimed was sent to her by her daughter was concealed in t...
NDLEA arrests pregnant woman with 34.4kgs of cannabis in Rivers
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NDLEA arrests pregnant woman with 34.4kgs of cannabis in Rivers

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested a 29-year-old pregnant woman, Kate Ibinabo with 34.4kgs cannabis sativa in Okrika, Rivers state.  Spokesperson of the agency, Femi Babafemi, who disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, December 4, said the suspect, who is 9 months pregnant was arrested on Saturday. "The Chairman/Chief Executive of NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd), CON, OFR, has however directed that she be granted administrative bail pending when she is delivered of her baby and thereafter return for her prosecution because at the time of her arrest, shes in her ninth month of pregnancy," the statement read.  Meanwhile, in Ondo state, 241 bags of the psychoactive substance with a gross weight of 3,133k...
Jigawa woman conspires with lover to bury their newborn baby alive inside toilet
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Jigawa woman conspires with lover to bury their newborn baby alive inside toilet

The Jigawa State Police Command has arrested a 30-year-old woman, Balaraba Shehu, for allegedly burying her newborn baby alive inside a toilet.  Spokesperson of the command, DSP Lawan Shiisu Adam, confirmed the incident in a statement on Saturday, December 3, 2022. He said the incident happened on December 02, at about 2350hrs, in Tsurma village, Kiyawa Local Government Area of the state.  Shiisu said after police received the report, a team of Policemen were mobilized and proceeded to the scene of the crime. “On receipt of the report, a team of policemen mobilized and proceeded to the scene of crime. On arrival, detectives exhumed the new born baby from the toilet where it was buried by the suspected mother. The suspect was arrested and is now in...
I killed my mum ‘because she never pushed me to be a man Flordia man confesses
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I killed my mum ‘because she never pushed me to be a man Flordia man confesses

A man in Florida confessed to fatally stabbing his mother on Tuesday, Nov. 29, because "she never pushed me to be a man," authorities said. Matthew Sisley, 21, is accused of killing his mother at her home in Kissimmee, Florida, and lacerating his sister’s hands when she tried to intervene in the attack, according to court documents and a statement from the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office posted on its Facebook page. A bloody Sisley confessed to the crime after authorities caught him on Tuesday afternoon. According to the sheriff's office, he confessed and said, "I would do it again." When a detective asked if Sisley thought his mother deserved to get stabbed, the statement said he responded, "Yes. Because she never pushed me to be a man." Sisley was ...
70-year-old man with four wives arrested for allegedly raping 13-year-old girl in Zamfara
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70-year-old man with four wives arrested for allegedly raping 13-year-old girl in Zamfara

A 70-year-old man with four wives and 20 children has been arrested by Zamfara State Anti-Thuggery Committee for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl. Parading the man alongside other suspects on Friday, December 2, 2022, the chairman of the committee, Bello Bakyasuwa, said the suspect confessed to have raped the teenage girl twice. Bakyasuwa said the suspect was arrested by the operatives of the committee while trying to rape the girl for the third time along Yan mangwarori area in Gusau town last Thursday. "The rapist was arrested following a report from his family members who were not happy with what he has been doing with little girls in his matrimonial home. He was trailed and arrested as he was about to perform his nefarious act.," the chairman said. Bakyasuwa said he...
Two brothers nabbed for motorcycle theft in Delta
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Two brothers nabbed for motorcycle theft in Delta

Two brothers of same parents who allegedly specialize in snatching motorcycles have been apprehended in Umunede, Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta state. The suspects identified as Chuks Kalu and Uchenna Kalu, who hail from the eastern part of the country, were nabbed this week by the Anti-Cult Volunteer Corps led by Mr. Moses Efamehule in Ika North East LGA. Chuks Kalu, who claims to be a Levite (pastor) in one of the white garment churches in Owerre-Olubor was apprehended after he successfully attacked and made away with a victim’s motorcycle, but luck ran against him when his phone fell off his pocket. He confessed that his younger brother, Uchenna Kalu was an accomplice. Three stolen motorcycles were recovered from them, including the motorcycle of the vi...
Naked woman freed from dog cage where she was kept as sex slave; 5 people arrested
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Naked woman freed from dog cage where she was kept as sex slave; 5 people arrested

A naked woman was found locked in a dog cage and authorities said she had been beaten and forced to live in terrible conditions. Officers with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office were called to a home for a report of false imprisonment on Nov. 29, WJBF reported. A former resident of the home called the police after going there to pick up property he had left behind and discovered the woman held captive, police told WRDW. "Upon entering the room he observed an unknown light brown-skinned female that was naked, beaten severely, and currently locked in a dog cage," deputies wrote in an incident report obtained by WRDW. Deputies said the property owner, Shawna Powell, told the former resident that the woman stole from her, so she is keeping her as a sex sl...
Police arrest notorious female gunrunner, 6 suspected criminals, rescue 15 kidnapped victims in Zamfara
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Police arrest notorious female gunrunner, 6 suspected criminals, rescue 15 kidnapped victims in Zamfara

The Zamfara State Police Command has arrested seven suspects including a notorious female gunrunner supplying arms and ammunition to a bandit leader, Dawa. Addressing newsmen on Thursday, December 1, 2022, at the command headquarters in Gusau, the Police Public Relations Officer, SP Mohammed Shehu, said the police tactical team also rescued 15 kidnapped victims after spending 50 days in captivity. The PPRO further revealed that six suspects were arrested for posing as bandits to place levies on their host communities. The suspects are; Jamilu Mohammed of Gadar Manya village, Zayyanu Barmo of Manya Babba village, Abubakar Usman of Mandau Village, Lauwali Girkau of Girkau village, Sala Girkau of Girkau village and Abubakar Yahaya of Tungar Mani Village. The su...
Actor, Danny Masterson rape case declared a mistrial
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Actor, Danny Masterson rape case declared a mistrial

A mistrial was declared in American actor Danny Masterson's rape case on Wednesday, November 30, as the jury could not reach a decision on whether the actor was innocent or guilty. The 47-year-old actor who has been charged with three counts of forcible rape over incidents that occurred between 2001 to 2003 involving three accusers, sat through a five-week trial in which jurors heard testimonies including one from a woman who said she thought she was “going to die” when the former “That ’70s Show” star allegedly choked and raped her in April 2003. The victims, who were members of the religious group, Scientology, at the time of the incidents, said they had fears of being alienated should they report Masterson, a prominent member ...
Fake NIMC staff arrested for issuing fake NIN cards in Adamawa
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Fake NIMC staff arrested for issuing fake NIN cards in Adamawa

The police in Adamawa State have arrested Ajik Ishaq, a 400-level student of the Plateau State University Bokkos, who allegedly specializes in forging and issuing fake National ID cards. Ishaq who studies English and Literature at the university was arrested on November 24. Ajik, was apprehended while parading as well as advertising the kind of services he renders to people as a staff of the National Identity Management Commission(NIMC). An investigation by the police showed that he had defrauded about 28 unsuspecting citizens and realized the sum of N34, 000. only. While being paraded before newsmen on Wednesday, November 30 alongside other suspects, Ishaq said he collects the sum of N1, 500, only per identity card. He narrated that whenever he meets a Chris...
Housewife arrested for aiding her husband in kidnapping
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Housewife arrested for aiding her husband in kidnapping

The police in Adamawa state have arrested a 36-year-old mother of eight, Bilkisu, for allegedly aiding her husband, Nafiu Yusuf, in kidnapping. The accused and her husband, who was nabbed by the operatives of the command, were among the 27 suspects paraded by the  Commissioner of Police, S.K Akande, on Wednesday, November 30 According to the police, the woman was nabbed following the arrest of her husband who eventually led the operatives to his residence for a search. It was discovered that she helps her husband to hide the AK-47 riffle he uses in perpetrating the alleged crime.  When interrogated, Bilkisu denied the allegation but claimed that when she sighted the weapon under their bed, she decided to carry it and keep it somewhere for fear of...
Update: Police arrest final year student who stabbed his friend to death in Bauchi
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Update: Police arrest final year student who stabbed his friend to death in Bauchi

Detectives attached to the Bauchi State Police Command have arrested a final year student of the Adamu Tafawa Balewa College of Education Kangere, who stabbed his friend to death. According to a witness who spoke to the Nigerian Tribune, the deceased, Usman Umar, also a final year student of the same school, was stabbed by the suspect, Kamaluddeen Musa, over a girlfriend. The witness also claimed that the suspect bragged that his father is Police Sergent and nothing will happen to him.  However, spokesperson of the command, SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, who confirmed the arrest in a statement on Wednesday, November 30, said a 'little altercation broke out between them when the deceased bewailed that the suspect went on an outing without notifying...
27-year-old Yahoo boy arrested for beating his undergraduate girlfriend to death in Ogun
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27-year-old Yahoo boy arrested for beating his undergraduate girlfriend to death in Ogun

A 27-year-old suspected Yahoo boy, Obeta John, was on Tuesday, November 29, arrested by men of Ogun state Police Command for allegedly killing his girlfriend, one Idowu Buhari, an HND1 Mass Communication student of Gateway polytechnic Saapade. The spokesperson of the state police command, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the arrest, said the suspect was picked up following a distress call received at Ode-Remo divisional headquarters, that one Obeta John, who resides at No 3, Mojubade compound, Eredu Ishara, locked his girlfriend inside his room and had started beating her, and hitting her head against the wall. All efforts made to persuade him to open the door proved abortive. ''Upon the distress call, the DPO Ode-remo division, CSP Fasogbon Olayemi quickly led his men t...
Paedophile who stabbed six-year-old girl to death then sexually abused her corpse is jailed for life in Germany
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Paedophile who stabbed six-year-old girl to death then sexually abused her corpse is jailed for life in Germany

A paedophile who murdered a six-year-old girl and sexually abused her corpse before blowing the house up in an attempt to hide his sickening act has been jailed for life.  The suspect, Sven Messner, 34, had invited the girl to a play date at his home in Baden-Baden, southern Germany, after she had become friends with his son Leon, also six, at a local park. Victim Shaki's mother reluctantly agreed to send her on the play date. It was the last time she would see her daughter alive, the court heard. Roadworker Messner was sentenced to life behind bars after being found guilty of murder and disturbing the peace of the dead. Baden-Baden public prosecutor Michael Klose told media: 'Officially he has made no statements, so we are dependent on other eviden...
Man with huge chest tattoo honouring mum is sent to jail for battering his mum
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Man with huge chest tattoo honouring mum is sent to jail for battering his mum

A man with his mum's name tattooed on his chest threw her to the ground in a row over money. Thomas Pinson, 27, has been arrested and hit with a restraining order from his own mother who refused to prosecute his first violent attack five years ago. The unemployed man from Florida, US, inked a rose and his mother's name "Carmon Pinson" across his torso to honor her yet failed to respect her safety. An argument boiled over between the pair at the victim's home in St Petersburg home on November 22, 2022. Investigators say Pinson lashed out during a feud regarding "financial disputes and job related drama". In the presence of his dad, the 27-year-old allegedly grabbed hold of his mum and "threw her to the ground which aggravated an existing injury"....
Mother beheads her 11-month-old baby in Cross River
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Mother beheads her 11-month-old baby in Cross River

The police in Cross River state have arrested a yet-to-be-identified woman for allegedly beheading her 11-month-old baby in the Yonen community of Ugep, Yakurr local government area on Tuesday, November 29. Confirming the arrest to newsmen, the spokesperson of the state police command, Irene Ugbo said the suspect was almost lynched by a mob after she was apprehended.  She added that the case would be transferred from Ugep to the homicide department for proper investigation. “It is quite unfortunate and devastating, already she is in protective custody, but the matter will surely be brought to Calabar” the spokeswoman stated It was gathered that the mother of two allegedly used a machete to cut off the head of the baby. A witness said the woman’s eig...
LASTMA arrests two suspected kidnappers, rescue female victim in Yaba (photo)
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LASTMA arrests two suspected kidnappers, rescue female victim in Yaba (photo)

Operatives of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) on Tuesday, November 29 arrested two suspected abductors and rescued a female victim inside their car around Pedesbytrian Church, Yaba, Lagos. In a statement released on social media, the General Manager of LASTMA Mr. Bolaji Oreagba stated that the two suspected abductors were arrested by a team of Lastma personnel from the Somolu zone while on patrol monitoring traffic around Yaba axis. "Our officers on patrol and with the help from passersby chased and apprehended a Toyota Corolla saloon car (FST 60 RJ) after a lady at the back seat was heard shouting Kidnappers! Kidnappers!! Kidnappers after the bridge coming towards Yaba from Jibowu. The driver with the lady at the front seat were immediately a...
Farmer remanded over rape of teenager
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Farmer remanded over rape of teenager

A 25-year-old farmer identified as Isti-fanus Musa has been remanded in a correctional centre for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl. The suspect who was arraigned Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) after the case was referred to the security agency by the Salama Sexual Assault Referral Centre, Kafanchan on November 18. NSCDC prosecutor, Mr Marcus Audu said the accused person lured the girl into his room at Mabushi, Zango Kataf LGA of the state, and forcefully had sex with her. The presiding judge, Michael Bawa, did not take the accused person’s plea as the court lacked jurisdiction to entertain the matter. Bawa directed the prosecutor to forward the case file to the State Director of Public Prosecution and adjourned the matter until December ...
Two nabbed for attempting to kill Ekiti apprentice
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Two nabbed for attempting to kill Ekiti apprentice

Two suspects were on Tuesday, November 29, paraded over an alleged plot to use a 17-year-old apprentice for ritual purpose in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital. State Commander of Amotekun Corps, Joe Komolafe, said the suspects, Adeniyi, 28, and Abdulazeez, 52, were arrested while attempting to slash the throat of the lady.  He said; “One of the suspects, Adeniyi, was said to have ambushed the victim on her way to church and attempted to slit her throat. But the lady struggled with him and made frantic efforts to collect the knife from the suspect. “She was said to have sustained serious injuries in her right hand in the process but raised alarm which led to the arrest of the suspect by residents of the area. They will be handed over to the police for further invest...
CCTV captures moment a man stole a bundle of Naira notes from a cashier’s desk {VIDEO}
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CCTV captures moment a man stole a bundle of Naira notes from a cashier’s desk {VIDEO}

CCTV footage showing the moment a man stole a bundle of Naira notes from a cashier's desk has been shared online. In the footage, the man could be seen walking to the cashier's desk and then moving the bundle of Naira notes while she was busy attending to another customer. Watch the video below... https://www.instagram.com/reel/CljVM1aOVNR/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Share this Story Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STREAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://youtu.be/NrPHjKaVTB4
Police arrest five suspected armed robbers including 17-year-old girl in Enugu
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Police arrest five suspected armed robbers including 17-year-old girl in Enugu

Operatives of the Enugu State Police Command have arrested five suspected members of a robbery gang including a 17-year-old girl.  Spokesperson of the command, DSP Daniel Ndukwe, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, November 29, said the suspects blocked the road at the Garki axis of Enugu/Port-Harcourt Expressway and robbed travelers. According to the PPRO, the teenage girl, Jennifer Nwafor was arrested for harbouring one of the male suspects.  "On 05/11/2022 at about 4 am, a combined team of Police Operatives drawn from Awkunanaw Police Division, Operation Restore Peace and Safer Highway Patrol, with assistance from Neigbourhood Watch Group, arrested one Kasie Ani (male) aged 25, Tochukwu Igwe (male) aged 25, Felix Maduakonam (male) aged 24...
Abia drug kingpin arrested by NDLEA, brother declared wanted
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Abia drug kingpin arrested by NDLEA, brother declared wanted

An Abia drug kingpin identified as Onyeaghalachi Stephen Nwagwugwu has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) who have been trailing him for 9 years. The suspect's elder brother, Eze Kaleb Stephen, who is also wanted, narrowly escaped during the overnight operation carried out simultaneously in the suspects’ two locations: Umuahia and Ntigha Okpuola community in Isiala Ngwa North Local Government Area of Abia State. Spokesman for the agency, Femi Babafemi said in a statement on Tuesday, November 29;  “Investigations show the two notorious brothers began a career in the illicit drug business since the late 90s when they started as pocket dealers before they later established smoking joints/bunks in their community, Ntigh...
DRAMA : Native doctor shoots his client dead while testing bulletproof charm in Enugu
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DRAMA : Native doctor shoots his client dead while testing bulletproof charm in Enugu

The Enugu State Police Command has arrested a 23-year-old native doctor, Odoh Emmanuel, who shot and killed his client while testing the gunshot protection charm he prepared for the deceased.  Spokesperson of the command, DSP Daniel Ndukwe, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, said the incident happened in Isi-Uzo Local Government Area of the state.  According to the PPRO, the suspect shot the deceased, Onunze Benedict, with a locally-fabricated single-barreled gun in his shrine while testing the potency of the charm on him.  "On 16/11/2022 at about 11.pm, police operatives serving in Isi-Uzo Police Division of the Command, arrested Odoh Emmanuel (male and a native doctor) aged 23, of Umuaram Village in Ikem community ...
Bodies of 4 infants found in Boston apartment
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Bodies of 4 infants found in Boston apartment

Bodies of four infants were found inside a Boston apartment, police said. Boston police discovered what appeared to be a human fetus or infant inside the freezer of the South Boston apartment after they were called to investigate at around 2:15 p.m. on Nov. 17. The following day, investigators made another gruesome discovery and located additional human remains believed to be that of infants inside the apartment, located at 838 East Broadway in the City Point section of the city, according to a press release. On Monday, Boston police announced that the remains belonged to four infants in total, two boys and two girls, after the Chief Medical Examiner performed autopsies. The results of the autopsies are pending, police said. The Boston Police Homicide ...
10 arrested over attacks at motor parks in Osun
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10 arrested over attacks at motor parks in Osun

The Osun Police Command arrested 10 suspects over the attacks across some motor parks in the state on the premise of a forceful takeover of the parks. SP Yemisi Opalola, the Command’s Spokesperson, in a statement, said five guns, nine live and four expended cartridges, and five cutlasses were recovered from the suspects. “This is to inform the general public that the Osun State Police Command is aware and frowns at the crises that erupted within the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in the state in the early hours of (Monday). The Commissioner of Police, the Area Commanders, Divisional Police Officers, and other stakeholders had met with the NURTW executive, members, and other stakeholders to avert the crisis and forceful take-over of the parks in the state...
Police arrest four over lynching of man accused of motorcycle theft in Edo community
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Police arrest four over lynching of man accused of motorcycle theft in Edo community

The Edo State Police Command has arrested four persons who were allegedly among a mob that lynched a man over accusation of stealing a motorcycle in Benin City. Spokesperson of the command, SP Chidi Nwabuzor, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Monday, November 28, 2022, said the man whose identity is yet unknown was beaten to death by the mob on Sunday, at Iyanamo Community, Off Ekehuan Army Barracks, Benin City. "The victim was allegedly mobbed to death over an allegation that he stole an unregistered motorcycle," the PPRO stated. He gave the names of the suspects as Emmanuel Igube,19;  Matthew Gimba, 39; Monday Nathaniel, 30; and Gabriel Akuba, 20. Nwabuzor added that the four persons were arrested in connection with the incident a...
Man arrested for allegedly defiling his 9-year-old daughter in Anambra
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Man arrested for allegedly defiling his 9-year-old daughter in Anambra

A 40-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly defiling his 9-year-old daughter in Akama village, Igbo-ukwu in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State. The suspect, Kenneth Nwangwu, was apprehended by the Police following a tipoff by a whistle-blower. The suspect, in police custody at State Criminal and Investigation Department (CID), Awka, however denied the allegations, insisting it was the handiwork of his enemies.  "It is my enemies at work because they are envious of me. I only feed my daughter and nothing more,” he said. Meanwhile, a medical examination carried out on the victim revealed there was defilement. During investigation into his life, it was discovered that the suspect has nothing tangible doing ...
Troops raid bandit camps in Kaduna, rescue nine victims
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Troops raid bandit camps in Kaduna, rescue nine victims

Troops of Operation Forest Sanity rescued nine kidnapped persons during fighting patrols to suspected bandit hideouts in Kaso, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna state. The State Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, disclosed this in a statement on Monday, November 28, 2022. "The troops engaged bandits on the Tantatu high ground, as the bandits abandoned their camp fled further into the forest," he said. The troops searched the camp and rescued nine kidnapped persons, identified as: Salama Oliver, Husseini Odu, Danjuma Jakanwa, Ezekiel Garba, Obadiah Moses, Taiwo Isaac, Buky Isaac, Ado Adamu and Maigari Shekarau. Initial debriefing of the rescued victims revealed that they had all been kidnapped around the Gurara Dam area. ...
Police arrest 3 secondary school students for raping colleague in Ondo
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Police arrest 3 secondary school students for raping colleague in Ondo

Men of the Ondo state police command have arrested three secondary school students for allegedly conspiring to defile their fellow classmate. Confirming this incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Olufunmilayo Odunlami, in a statement released, said the 14-year-old was lured into the bush by her colleagues who took turns to rape her. “The suspects are students of Akure High School. They lured a 14-year-old student into the bush at the back of the school gate and gang raped her. The three suspects are in police custody and will be charged to court after conclusion of our investigations'' Odunlami said Share this Story Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STREAM JOIN US BELOW AND...
Police arrest three suspected cultists in Edo hotel
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Police arrest three suspected cultists in Edo hotel

The Edo State Police Command has arrested three notorious members of the Eiye secret cult confraternity.  Spokesperson of the command, SP Chidi Nwabuzor, who disclosed this in a statement on Monday, November 28, 2022, said the suspects were arrested in a hotel in Benin City at about 11:30pm on Sunday. "Operatives of Anti-Robbery team of Ugbekun Divisional Police Headquarters, Benin City, Edo State stormed a certain hotel along Enomayo, Off Upper Sakponba Road, Benin City and arrested one Bright Omonowa 'm' age 34 years, Clifford Patrick 'm' age 22 years and Issac Peter 'm' 23 years, recovered one Cut-to-size locally made gun and one Black Beret of Eiye Secret Cult Confraternity, following a credible intelligence on the suspects' clandestine meeting in the Hotel," t...
51-year-old Italian woman changes her relationship status on Facebook to ‘widow’ shortly after stabbing her Nigerian husband to death
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51-year-old Italian woman changes her relationship status on Facebook to ‘widow’ shortly after stabbing her Nigerian husband to death

A 51-year-old Italian woman, Sandra Fratus, has been arrested by the police on charges of killing her Nigerian in Italy.  Fratus allegedly stabbed 31-year-old Ernest Emperor Mohamed in the chest with a knife following a violent argument at their home in Morengo, a town in Bergamo province.  The incident happened on Friday night, November 25, 2022. According to the police, after stabbing the deceased, the suspect tried to revive him by giving him a heart massage before the arrival of paramedics.  The woman's 23-year-old son was the first to notice what had happened after arriving home and seeing that his mother had set her relationship status on Facebook to "widow." The woman is being held for "voluntary homicide aggravated by futi...
NDLEA arrests notorious disabled drug dealer and 27-year-old woman with 140.3kg cannabis
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NDLEA arrests notorious disabled drug dealer and 27-year-old woman with 140.3kg cannabis

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have seized no fewer than 5,851.3 kilograms (5.8 tons) of cannabis sativa from dealers across five states in the past week.  Spokesperson of the agency, Femi Babafemi, in a statement on Sunday, November 27, 2022, said that a notorious cripple, Ibrahim Yusuf, 45, was arrested with 4kg of cannabis sativa at Gasline in Ifo, Ogun State on Monday 21st November.   A total of 36 bags weighing 570kg of the same substance were also recovered in another raid at a forest in Ogunmakin town, Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State.  In Edo, operatives on Tuesday 22nd Nov evacuated 141 bags of Cannabis Sativa with a gross weight of 1,884 kg (1.884 tons) stored in a warehouse in Okpe fores...
LASTMA officials nab notorious ‘one-chance’ armed robbers who robbed passengers with POS machine in Lagos
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LASTMA officials nab notorious ‘one-chance’ armed robbers who robbed passengers with POS machine in Lagos

Operatives of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) have arrested two notorious suspected 'one-chance' armed robbery gang at Ikate, Lekki-Ajah area of Lagos. The General Manager of LASTMA Mr Bolaji Oreagba disclosed that the suspects were nabbed in the early hours of Sunday, November 27, 2022, by the patrol team of the Agency while on duty monitoring and controlling traffic around Lekki-Ajah axis of the state. "Our officials while on traffic patrol heard passengers with loud voice shouting thieves! thieves!! inside an unpainted T4 commercial bus (AAA 750 XX). While trying to stop the driver, he drove dangerously and our men pursued them with Lastma patrol vehicle down to Ikate where they were blocked by another pathfinder car belonging to a good sa...
BREAKING : Fake medical doctor apprehended in Lagos
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BREAKING : Fake medical doctor apprehended in Lagos

The police in Lagos state have apprehended a fake medical doctor. The spokesperson of the state police command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, disclosed this on Twitter. Posting the photo of the fake medical doctor, Hundeyin wrote; ''This 26-year old man faked a medical license in his name and has been practicing as a medical doctor since January 2022. Commendation goes to public-spirited Lagosians who spotted him and promptly informed the Police. You have saved lives. If you see something, say something!'' Share this Story Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STREAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://youtu.be/NrPHjKaVTB4
Woman avoids jail after falsely accusing man of rape
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Woman avoids jail after falsely accusing man of rape

A woman avoided jail after she blackmailed a man for cash by falsely accusing him of rape. Chelsea Orton, 22, left her victim relying on antidepressants after he suffered abuse following her lies. The woman confessed to blackmailing the man, who cannot be named, out of £200 between July and August 2019. Orton went as far as telling the man’s family that he raped her to try and back up her story. The victim got so desperate he changed his number in an effort to stop Orton from contacting him. It was only after the victim confided in a colleague about the blackmailing that they suggested he go to the police. The victim finally built up the courage to report her to the police. Then on August 5, Orton also went to the police and claimed she had been rap...
Former Olymbic boxer arrested after threatening mass shooting at boxing gym
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Former Olymbic boxer arrested after threatening mass shooting at boxing gym

A one-time Olympic boxer has been arrested for threatening to go on a shooting rampage inside a Florida gym. Azea Augustama was taken into custody in Miami and booked on three felony charges -- two counts of issuing written threats to commit a mass shooting and one count of threatening to kill or do bodily harm. He was ordered held on $3 million bond at a court hearing. According to an affidavit, obtained by TMZ, Azea's membership at Miami's Boxr gym got yanked earlier this month after he had a heated argument with someone. Then, on Tuesday, Azea had the police escort him back into the gym to retrieve the possessions he had left behind, but they had disappeared. Azea later took to social media to vent his anger over his missing belongings and made "threats to kill or ...
Final year student commits suicide in Gombe ‘over being broke despite having a rich father’
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Final year student commits suicide in Gombe ‘over being broke despite having a rich father’

A final-year student of the Federal University of Kashere (FUK), Gombe State, identified as Nalkur Zwalnan Lar, committed suicide on Wednesday night, November 24.  The Faculty of Education student who took his life at Santuraki area of Kashere town initially took poison but after it didn't give him a fast result, he climbed a tree and hung himself. Daily Trust reported that Lar left behind a suicide note in which he thanked his elder brothers “for everything they have done for him and urged his mother, who he described as the best mother on earth to take it easy with herself.” He mentioned the names of people he owed money and also revealed how they could recover their money. According to him, he doesn't know the meaning of life as he can...
Teenager arrested for jihadi terrorism offences in UK
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Teenager arrested for jihadi terrorism offences in UK

Share this Story A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of terror offences after police swooped on a home in Walsall, UK.  The 18-year-old suspect was arrested by Met Police officers following an investigation into Islamist terrorism. He was questioned on suspicion of dissemination of terrorist publications (contrary to Section 2 of the Terrorism Act 2006). The suspect whose home in the West Midlands was searched following his arrest on November 22,  has since been bailed to a date in mid-February 2023. The police said in a statement; "A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences, during a proactive operation by the Met's Counter Terrorism Command. "The investigation relates to Islamist terrorism. "Enquir...
Florida doctor accused of sexually assaulting female patients while sedated for cosmetic surgery
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Florida doctor accused of sexually assaulting female patients while sedated for cosmetic surgery

A Florida doctor has been charged for allegedly sexually assaulting two women who were undergoing procedures at his office, according to police. The Naples doctor, Eric Andrew Salata, is facing two counts of sexual battery to a physically helpless person. The 54-year-old victimized two women – 51 and 73 – in the middle of the cosmetic procedures after allegedly sedating them, according to a police report obtained by the Naples Daily News. The 51-year-old woman told police that during her procedure last month, Salata administered laughing gas to help her with the pain on top of a prescription she took when she arrived, according to a police report.   While admittedly not in her right mind, she said she felt Salata touch her private parts before she quest...
Lady allegedly arranges with her husband for her boss to be kidnapped and killed after collecting N15million ransom
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Lady allegedly arranges with her husband for her boss to be kidnapped and killed after collecting N15million ransom

Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a man identified as Larry Adebayo Adewumi and his wife Okereke Olufunmilayo, with one Adebowale Sanni over their alleged involvement in the abduction and killing of a popular hotelier, Otunba Abayomi Ajayi Smith, the Director of Rolak Hotel Ijebu Ode.  Otunba Ajayi Smith was kidnapped on the 28th of September 2020 at about 7:30 am, at Anifowose Estate igbeba, Ijebu Ode by some gunmen.  A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, says on receiving the information about the kidnap, men of the anti-kidnapping unit were then mobilized to commence an investigation, but all efforts to get the victim out of captivity proved abortive, despite the fact that the vic...
Nigerian man jailed in Ireland for possession of false passports and ATM card cloning machine
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Nigerian man jailed in Ireland for possession of false passports and ATM card cloning machine

Lateef Tiamiyu at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court A 38-year-old Nigerian man who was caught with six false passports, a machine used to clone ATM cards and 17 magnetic strips has been jailed in Ireland. Lateef Tiamiyu was sentenced to two years imprisonment by Dublin Circuit Criminal Court on Wednesday, November 23, 2022.  Tiamiyu of Whitworth Hall, Morning Star Avenue, Dublin pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to possession of a machine designed for making a false instrument, inducing another to open a bank account in a false name, possession of 17 magnetic strips to be used in making a false instrument and two charges of possession of false instruments at his home on May 28, 2021. Garda Sean Duignan told Karl Moran BL, prosecuting, that gardaí s...