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Man dies after friend allegedly stole his ATM card and withdrew N700,000
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Man dies after friend allegedly stole his ATM card and withdrew N700,000

A 60-year-old man named Isak Wahab (pictured above) reportedly died from shock after a friend allegedly stole his ATM and withdrew N700,000 from his bank account. The deceased's wife, Monsurat, accused his friend, identified only as Ola, of making the withdrawal, which she said led to the death of her husband. Monsurat said Ola stole her husband's ATM when he visited them at their residence in the Ikotun area of Lagos State, according to Punch. She said: "Ola was a close friend to our family, particularly my husband. He had financial difficulties with his rent and he came to my husband to tell him that he wanted to sell his generator so that he could raise money to pay his rent. My husband told him not to do that and said he was expecting payment fr...
SAD : Nigerian footballer Akeem Omolade found dead in his car in Italy days after complaining of pain in his legs
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SAD : Nigerian footballer Akeem Omolade found dead in his car in Italy days after complaining of pain in his legs

Nigerian footballer Akeem Omolade found dead in his car in Italy days after complaining of pain in his legs Nigerian footballer and former Torino striker, Akeem Omolade, 39, was found dead in his car in Italy just days after complaining of pain in his legs. Emergency services found him unresponsive in a Peugeot in Sicily's capital Palermo on Monday, June 13. Initial examination showed no obvious external injuries. Omolade's family said the Kaduna-born player had complained of leg pains days before. The Nigerian represented the Maroons in Serie A, Italy's top flight, between 2001-2003, making five appearances in total. Nigerian footballer Akeem Omolade found dead in his car in Italy days after complaining of pain in his legs Omolade also represented 11 other clubs...
Former NFL star, Marion Barber found dead at 38 in his apartment
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Former NFL star, Marion Barber found dead at 38 in his apartment

Former NFL player and Dallas Cowboys running back, Marion Barber III, has died at the age of 38, on Wednesday, June 1.  Police in the Dallas suburb of Frisco said on Wednesday they made a welfare check at an apartment “believed to be leased” by Barber and were investigating an unattended death there. “Frisco Police responded to a welfare concern at an apartment believed to be leased by Marion Barber,” police spokesperson Joshua Lovell said. “Frisco Police along with the Collin County Medical Examiner’s Office are investigating an unattended death at the location.” Someone in the building had called about a water leak coming from Barber’s apartment and police had to force their way in, reported the Fort Worth Star-Telegram newspa...
Friends mourn as woman dies in Nigerian clinic following ‘botched cosmetic surgery’
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Friends mourn as woman dies in Nigerian clinic following ‘botched cosmetic surgery’

A friend has taken to Twitter to call out a plastic surgery clinic following a botched surgery that allegedly led to the death of a Nigerian woman.  A young lady named Christabel allegedly died at the hospital in Lagos few days ago. Her friend claimed on Twitter that before Christabel's death, she complained to the clinic that did her surgery that she was experiencing bleeding. The friend claimed the clinic told Christabel it was normal post-surgery and the bleeding will stop. Sadly, it proved fatal. She said when friends didn't hear from Christabel for days, they searched at the hospital where she went for the surgery and the hospital allegedly gave them a letter showing that her body has been deposited at the morgue.  The friend said the hospital didnt ...
SAD : Rapper Master P ‘s daughter Tytyana Miller dies at 29 amid mental illness and substance abuse
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SAD : Rapper Master P ‘s daughter Tytyana Miller dies at 29 amid mental illness and substance abuse

Veteran American rapper, Master P is mourning the death of his daughter, Tytyana Miller. The 52-year-old record executive and entrepreneur took to Instagram on Monday, May 30, to announce that his 29-year-old daughter Tytyana has died after struggling with “mental illness” and “substance abuse.” "Our family is dealing with an overwhelming grief for the loss of my daughter Tytyana," Master P wrote on Instagram. "We respectfully request some privacy so that our family can grieve. We appreciate all of the prayers love and support." He continued: "Mental illness & substance abuse is a real issue that we can't be afraid to talk about. With God, we will get through this. #MyAngel." Master P's son and Tytyana‘s older brother, Romeo Miller ...
Actor John Aylward dies at age 75 after suffering from declining health
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Actor John Aylward dies at age 75 after suffering from declining health

American actor, John Aylward, has died at age of 75. According to Deadline, the ER and West Wing actor passed away overnight Monday May 16, at his home in Seattle, His wife, Mary Fields, told the publication her husband had been in declining health. She confirmed his death to his long-time agent, Mitchell K. Stubbs.  'I was shocked,' Stubbs told the outlet. 'He was a wonderful actor and a phenomenal human being. 'He was a dream client, a friend, and a dream person. He was proud of his film and television work, although his life in the theater was where he was the happiest,” Stubbs said. Born in Seattle on Nov. 7, 1946, Aylward graduated from the actor’s training program at the University of Washington in 1970 and founded the Empty Space Theatre ...
Young lady dies in Kano explosion
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Young lady dies in Kano explosion

One of the victims of the explosion that went off in Sabon Gari area of Kano State has been identified as Mary.  At least nine persons have been confirmed dead in the blast that occurred on Tuesday morning, May 17.  A resident of Sabon Gari, Emmanuel Belletti shared photos of the victim on Facebook on Wednesday.  "RIP dear. May God Almighty grant your eternal rest. She is a victim of yesterday incident that happen yesterday in sabon gari" he wrote.  LIB gathered that the young lady was among three members of a church that died in the incident.  Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STERAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANK...
Suspected bandits kill 49-year-old man in Ondo
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Suspected bandits kill 49-year-old man in Ondo

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have killed a , Abayomi Olukoju, in Ajowa Akoko, Akoko North West Local Government of Ondo State.  According to Nigerian Tribune, the 49-year-old victim was travelling between Ajowa Akoko/ Akunnu road on a motorcycle when he ran into the gunmen on Sunday May 15. It was gathered that Olukoju fled upon sighting the gunmen only to run into other members of the gang who shot him from behind after he failed to stop.  A source in the community told the publication that the deceased was returning to his station in Obajana to resume duty on Monday.  He said the lifeless body of Olukoju was discovered by some travellers coming from Abuja in a pool of blood.  The source said some policemen from the area a...
SAD! Pregnant Abuja lady dies weeks after her baby shower
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SAD! Pregnant Abuja lady dies weeks after her baby shower

A pregnant Abuja-based lady identified as Princess has died weeks after her baby shower.Actress Sonia Ogiri who was friends with the lady took to her IG page to mourn her. ''RIP Princess.I haven’t been able to understand the story behind your passing. How princess? You were the first set of people I met in Abuja years ago. You can’t leave in Abuja as a girl/woman and you don’t know Princess or her shop. I have been confused cause you were not sick, no signs, no notice, you were full of life as you began your day. How can you d*e with this pregnancy few weeks after baby shower? Oh GOD have mercy I don’t know what to type. I remember how tight you hugged me few months ago in Abuja when we saw. Wait so no more princess in Blue world Plaza Wuse 2? Wow. My heart is broken . Ti...
Man drowns while trying to recreate Titanic pose with his girlfriend
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Man drowns while trying to recreate Titanic pose with his girlfriend

A man attempting to recreate the iconic Titanic movie flying pose with his girlfriend has drowned after the pair plunged into the sea. The couple had gone to the edge of a pier to recreate the iconic "King of the World" pose struck by Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet in the movie Titanic. Unfortunately, Furkan Ciftci and girlfriend Mine Dinar, both aged 23, toppled over into the sea while trying to perfect the iconic pose after drinking alcohol on a fishing trip. Ciftci drowned while Mine Dinar survived. Fishermen saw the pair tumble into the sea and rushed to help, rescuing Mine after she grabbed onto the end of a fishing rod. She was pulled to safety, but boyfriend Ciftci disappeared under the waves, with emergency services called to...
Gunmen kill man in Bayelsa a day to his birthday
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Gunmen kill man in Bayelsa a day to his birthday

Friends are mourning one Terry Lucky, who was shot dead by gunmen in Bayelsa State a day to his birthday.  LIB reported that one officer and four civilians were killed while others sustained injuries when gunmen ambushed a police convoy at Idema- Otuabagi Road, Ogbia Local Government Area of the state on Saturday, May 14.  The victims were returning from the burial of a police officer when the gunmen suspected to be kidnappers opened fire on the convoy. According to friends, Sunday, May 15, 2022, was supposed to be Terry's birthday.  "Today We Are Supposed To Be Telling You Happy Birthday And Not Rest In Peace. Chai My Paddy, My Guy. Man Way Sabi. I No Fit Shout . I Still Pay You My SALAMA (Respect) Journey Well My Brother. I Still Say HBD To ...
JUST IN : APC chairman dies in Bauchi hotel after vomiting, three suspects arrested
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JUST IN : APC chairman dies in Bauchi hotel after vomiting, three suspects arrested

Bauchi State Commissioner of Police, CP Umar Mamman Sanda, has appealed to the general public to be calm as the police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Alhaji Musa Hussaini Gwabba, the chairman of All Progressives Congress in Bauchi Local Government Area of the state.  Spokesperson of the command, SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, in a statement on Sunday, said Gwabba was found vomiting in his hotel on Saturday, May 14 and rushed to a hospital where he was confirmed dead by a doctor.  Wakil said three suspects have been arrested for interrogation while the result of an autopsy is being awaited.  "Report indicates that On 14/05/2022 at about 1130HRS information was received from a good Samaritan that one HUSSEINI MUSA GWABBA, 62yrs o...
BREAKING : American rapper  Lil Keed dies at 24
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BREAKING : American rapper Lil Keed dies at 24

American rapper, Raqhid Render, popularly known as Lil Keed, has died at the age of 24. The death of the Atlanta-based music star was confirmed by his brother, Lil Gotit. Sharing a picture of himself and his brother on his Instagram page, Lil Gotit expressed disbelief and sadness over Lil Keed's death. He wrote, "I can't believe I seen you die today bro. I did all my cries. I know what you want me to do and that's go hard for Mama, Daddy, our brothers, Naychur and Whiteboy #ImaHoldthisShitDown." LIL Gotit had earlier shared an Instagram story post where her tagged Lil Keed, saying, "Why bro, why u leave me bro," followed by many crying emojis According to Mirror UK, the rapper left behind a daughter, named Naychur. The fast-rising late rapper had released a numbe...
27 dead in New Delhi building fire, owners arrested
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27 dead in New Delhi building fire, owners arrested

Police in New Delhi on Saturday arrested two suspects for flouting fire safety regulations after at least 27 people died in a blaze at a building. The gutted building housed a manufacturing unit for surveillance cameras. Rescue teams worked overnight to clear the burnt out four-storey building near a railway station in the western suburbs. More than 75 people were in the building when the fire broke out on Friday evening. Some jumped from windows to save themselves, according to eyewitnesses, and firefighters broke the glass and rescued people with ropes. Authorities said fire started in an office on the first floor and spread rapidly. Two owners of the company were arrested as part of probe to identify suspected safety violations. Offering condolences, Prime Mini...
Gunmen kill three policemen, commercial motorcyclist in Suleja
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Gunmen kill three policemen, commercial motorcyclist in Suleja

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have killed three policemen and a commercial motorcyclist in Suleja, Niger State. It was gathered that the incident occurred around 11pm on Thursday, May 12.  According to Daily Trust report, the policemen were reportedly responding to a distress call when they were ambushed near a place called Old Barracks. "They were ambushed by the gunmen, who seemed to be expecting their arrival,” a source said. The slain officers are; SGG Hosea Saba, CPL Yahaya Yakubu and PSC Aminu Sani, all attached to B Division Suleja.  Confirming the incident, Suleja Council Chairman, Abdullahi Shuaibu Maje, said about three persons, including a vigilante member, survived the attack. He added that they are currently being treated at a hospital...
BREAKING : Actor Gbenga Richards is dead
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BREAKING : Actor Gbenga Richards is dead

Actor Gbenga Richards is dead. He died on Thursday morning, May 12, after battling acute diabetes and high blood pressure. Richards, who was a force to reckon with in the early days of Nollywood, reportedly suffered from the ailments which kept him in and out of hospital until he died. Richards’ first appearance as an actor was representing Nigeria with Hubert Ogunde at the Second World Black and African Festival of African Culture (FESTAC) in 1977. He also featured in blockbuster movies like ‘Sango’, ‘Mirror in the Sun’, ‘Betrayal by Love’, ‘Fighting Machine’ and a host of others. May his soul rest in peace, Amen. Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STERAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSC...
PHOTOS : Funeral Service Of Slain Al Jazeera Journalist Conducted In Palestine
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PHOTOS : Funeral Service Of Slain Al Jazeera Journalist Conducted In Palestine

A state service for the slain Aljazeera journalist, Shireen Abu Akleh, was conducted in the Palestinian city of Ramallah, a day after she was killed by Israeli forces. Shireen Abu Akleh was allegedly murdered by Israeli forces while in line of duty on Wednesday. Her killing has sent shockwaves throughout Palestine and the Arab world. Thousands of Palestinians attended the ceremony which took place at the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) presidential compound at noon on Thursday morning in the occupied West Bank city. Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STERAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://youtu.be/EmD6FSuOK_c
Abducted Kaduna Catholic priest dies in kidnappers’ den
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Abducted Kaduna Catholic priest dies in kidnappers’ den

Reverend Father Joseph Akete Bako, who was abducted by bandits in Kaduna State has died in captivity. Gunmen had on March 8, invaded St. John Catholic Church, Kudenda in Chikun Local Government Area of the state and kidnapped the 48-year-old priest from his residence after killing one security guard.   The Chancellor, Catholic Archdiocese of Kaduna, Rev. Fr. Christian Okewu Emmanuel, who confirmed the sad development in a statement on Wednesday May 11, said the late priest had died between April 18 and 20, 2022. According to the Chancellor, the cleric was sick before the incident, adding that the abductors did not allow him to take his drugs.  "Rev. Father, Joseph, aged 48, was kidnapped from his residence, in St. John Catholic ...
British amateur boxer drowns ‘while trying to save his dog’ from River
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British amateur boxer drowns ‘while trying to save his dog’ from River

A British amateur boxer has drowned while trying to save his dog from a Spanish river near Benidorm. Former Royal Navy sailor Paul Lebihan, 24, died on Monday evening, May 9, after getting into difficulties in the Bolulla river which has claimed the lives of three other people in the past month, Mail Online reports. Lebihan, from Gateshead, was pulled unconscious from the water near a waterfall close to the popular beauty spot of Fuentes del Algar, a half-hour drive north of Benidorm.  The Briton had died whilst trying to save his dog, according to local reports, in an act that his family said shows how selfless he was. One of his Facebook pictures shows him cuddling up to his pet dog.  A police source confirmed after the drowning he had been swept away by t...
Former Ajax and DR Congo winger, Jody Lukoki dies at the age of 29
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Former Ajax and DR Congo winger, Jody Lukoki dies at the age of 29

Former Ajax and DR Congo winger, Jody Lukoki, has sadly passed away at the age of 29. Lukoki was recovering from a serious cruciate ligament injury at the time of his death, but a cause has not yet been revealed, according to the Sun. Lukoki played senior soccer for Ajax, SC Cambuur, PEC Zwolle, Ludogorets Razgrad, Yeni Malatyaspor and most recently Twente. Dutch club Twente tweeted on Monday: "This morning FC Twente received the terrible news that Jody Lukoki has passed away. "The club is shocked and deeply moved by this tragic event. "FC Twente sympathizes with his loved ones and wishes them a lot of strength in processing this great loss." Lukoki joined Twente on a two-year contract last summer, but never played for the Dutch club due to a serious knee injury sust...
SAD : Samoan rugby player dies after jumping 20ft off a bridge in France while celebrating a victory
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SAD : Samoan rugby player dies after jumping 20ft off a bridge in France while celebrating a victory

Samoan rugby player, Kelly Meafua has tragically died at the age of 31 after jumping from a bridge in France just hours after playing a match.  The back row played for French second division side Montauban and was celebrating a 48-40 win over Narbonne at the time of the incident. According to reports, he had been celebrating the team's last home game of the season before jumping off the Pont-Vieux bridge into the river Tarn, from a height of more than 20 metres. Teammate, Christopher Vaotoa got into the water to attempt to find Meafua but was taken to hospital with hypothermia before Meafua’s body was found early Saturday morning. “USM Sapiac painfully announces the death of Kelly Meafua on the night of Friday to Saturday. One of his teammates tried to ...
Gunmen kill popular Delta photographer in front of his wife and kids
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Gunmen kill popular Delta photographer in front of his wife and kids

Gunmen have killed a popular photographer identified as Sunny White, in Sapele area of Delta State.  It was gathered that the photographer was shot dead in front of his wife and and kids on Friday, May 6.   According to an eyewitness, the killers came in a numberless ash colour Toyota Corolla car and shot him while he was relaxing with his kids at his wife’s store on Otomewo Road by Oboscah Lane.  "He was relaxing at the shop with kids while his wife was attending to customers. White is a very respectable young man and he did not deserve to die this way," the witness told Punch. "With this act, it is obvious that security operatives need to step up their game in the area to stop the continuous assassination of young men,” he added.  The rea...
LASTMA officer slumps and dies on duty
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LASTMA officer slumps and dies on duty

An officer of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, suddenly slumped and died while on duty at Ojota post, Lagos on Thursday, May 5. According to eyewitnesses, the tragic incident attracted the attention of passers-by and sympathizers who tried to save the life of officer but applied first aid to no avail. The identity of the deceased officer is not yet ascertained. The cause of death is also not yet disclosed. Meanwhile, a senior LASTMA officer who confirmed the death on condition of anonymity said the body has been deposited at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital LASUTH, Ikeja. Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STERAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBS...
18 die as boat conveying Sallah celebrants capsizes in Katsina
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18 die as boat conveying Sallah celebrants capsizes in Katsina

At least 18 people have died while six persons were declared missing after a boat capsized in a river in Mai’adua Local Government Area of Katsina State. According to a resident, Lawal Sakatare, the canoe conveying 24 Sallah celebrants capsized at about 11:00 pm on Wednesday, May 4. Majority of those that drowned were young children.  “Fourteen of them were from Tsabu village while four were from Dogon Hawa village. Fifteen out of the 18 were buried in Mai’adua today (Thursday) while the remaining six persons onboard are still missing,” he said. He added that a team from the affected villages was still on a search and rescue mission, trying to locate the remaining six even though hope of getting them alive had dimmed. The State Commissioner for Local Governm...
SAD : 22-year-old Ugandan student falls to death from 6th floor of hostel in India
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SAD : 22-year-old Ugandan student falls to death from 6th floor of hostel in India

The body of a 22-year-old Ugandan student, Agasha Asiina who died after falling off the sixth floor of her university hostel in India, was repatriated to her country on Thursday, May 5.  Agasha was a final year student pursuing Bachelor of Business Administration in Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management in Bengaluru.  Her death sparked several rumours and questions, with some suggesting that it was a suicide, while others insist she fell accidentally after trying to reach her washed clothes that had fallen on a sheet on the sixth floor. The shocking incident which happened on Wednesday night, April 27, triggered many students attending the university to go on protest, accusing the university management of failing to provide her timely medical help, ...
Nigerian lady found dead in a hotel, with her private part allegedly missing- in Ebonyi state
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Nigerian lady found dead in a hotel, with her private part allegedly missing- in Ebonyi state

A Nigerian lady identified as Ugochi Nworie has reportedly been found dead in a hotel in Ebonyi state with her private part allegedly missing.  According to Channels, Ugochi was said to have been found dead found on Monday, May 2, 2022, a day after she arrived the hotel located at G-Hostel Junction, Abakaliki, the state capital, with some men. An eyewitness claimed she was found her two hands and legs tied. She was blindfolded and her private part had allegedly been cut off.  Speaking during a press conference on Wednesday in Abakaliki, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Loveth Odah, said investigations are on to uncover the circumstances that led to the untimely death of the young lady. She assured the general public that the comman...
Two killed in suspected bomb attack on Imo oil facility
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Two killed in suspected bomb attack on Imo oil facility

Two people have been killed at a flow station in the oil-producing community of Izombe in Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State. The explosion occurred in the early hours of Wednesday May 4, at the facility operated by Addax Petroleum Development Nigeria Limited. The state police spokesperson, Mr Micheal Abattam confirmed the incident and also told Channels Television that the Commissioner of Police in Imo immediately drafted the command’s anti-bomb unit, as well as some operatives of the command to the area to prevent any breakdown of law and order. An eyewitness revealed that the victims were trying to find their way into the flow station through the entrance when the bomb exploded and killed them. Kindly leave your comment, like and share this stor...
AGN president, Emeka Rollas raises questions about actress Chinedu Bernard’s sudden demise
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AGN president, Emeka Rollas raises questions about actress Chinedu Bernard’s sudden demise

President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Emeka Rollas, has spoken about the sudden demise of Nollywood actress Chinedu Bernard.  Chinedu died after she slumped while cleaning the Chapel of St. Leo the Great Catholic Church Federal Housing on April 29. The Priest Rev Fr. Uchendu Chukwuma and some parishioners rushed her to East Side hospital Enugu where she was confirmed dead. Read here. In a post shared on his Instagram page this afternoon, Rollas raised questions about the circumstances surrounding her death. His post reads; ''Many questions yet to be answered concerning the death of Actress Chinedu Bernard.1. How can someone who slumped inside a church sustain bruises on the face?2. Who are Chinedu's parishioners friends?3. Who are Chinedu's friends in Enugu...
Photos from the burial of 23-year-old woman allegedly murdered by her husband in Plateau
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Photos from the burial of 23-year-old woman allegedly murdered by her husband in Plateau

The 23-year-old woman, Mercy Samuel, who was allegedly murdered by her husband has been laid to rest in Plateau State. LIB had reported that the mother of two was allegedly attacked by her husband, Samuel Matthew, on Sunday night, April 17, at Vom road in Jos South local government area of the state.  The suspect is being accused of taking her phone and absconding after the said attack. Mercy was found at home the next morning with her stomach ripped open, and intestines cut out. She was rushed to the Bingham University Teaching Hospital, Jos, but she died on Wednesday, April 20.  The burial ceremony took place at Gyel in Jos South Local Government Area at the weekend.  The burial had in attendance many interest...
Married man and his lover die during car sex romp in Lagos
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Married man and his lover die during car sex romp in Lagos

A married man and his lover who were having sex in a Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) have been found dead at Jakande Estate in Isolo, Lagos.  The Nation reported that neighbors discovered that the pair had died on Sunday May 1, after noticing that the car had been on all through Saturday night, April 30.  The man has been identified as Koyejo and he is said to have picked up his unnamed lover at Isolo while heading to his family house at Jakande Estate. The married IT engineer who lives with his wife at Surulere, reportedly called his friends to tell them he was around and subsequently bought suya before parking at Double Star Junction to have some fun inside the car. A source told the publication that they beca...
SAD : Body of young woman found dumped on the road side in Jos
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SAD : Body of young woman found dumped on the road side in Jos

A young lady identified as Francisca Choji has been found dead in Jos, the Plateau State capital.  The corpse of the young woman said to be in her early 20s, was found dumped at Rayfield Resort area of Jos South on Sunday night, May 1.  Ms Choji described herself as a "dancer, model, singer, and actress" in her Facebook bio.  Details of the incident are still sketchy at the time of filing this report, however, LIB gathered that the deceased was a resident of Cabon, Gada Biyu in Plateau State. The incident happened few months after the murder of two young women, Plangnan Solomon and Jennifer Anthony, a 300 level student of the University of Jos, UNIJOS.  Meanwhile, friends of the deceased have taken to social media to mourn her. One...
Dogs mauled Public health worker to death
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Dogs mauled Public health worker to death

An Alabama Department of Health employee was mauled to death by a pack of dogs while she was following up on another attack earlier carried out by the same dogs. Jacqueline Summer Beard, 58, was mauled on Sunday, May 1, while she was attempting to contact the dogs’ owner, Brandy Dowdy, to investigate a canine attack reported to Franklin County Animal Control. She never returned from the investigation and deputies responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the area around 6 p.m. Sunday, cops said. When police arrived, the dogs also attacked several residents in the area. One resident received minor injuries, police said. There were seven dogs in total, Franklin County Sheriff Shannon Oliver told AL.com. Some of the dogs were "euthanized immediately," ...
Woman choked to death on chewing gum after falling asleep with it in her mouth
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Woman choked to death on chewing gum after falling asleep with it in her mouth

A woman choked to death after falling asleep while chewing gum, an inquest heard this week.Sulwen Jones, 55, chewed gum regularly which helped deal with having a dry mouth from medication.  But she was found dead at her home in Caernarfon, North Wales.  Her sister found her unconscious on October 5, 2021, and paramedics were not able to revive   The inquest this week was told Sulwen took medication for multiple sclerosis, which she was diagnosed with exactly 20 years before she died.  Sulwen regularly chewed gum for her dry throat, the hearing heard. Paramedics told the hearing in Caernarfon they believed she had fallen asleep with a piece in her mouth and choked. A post mortem later found traces of chewing gum throughout her body including h...
Gombe records 6 deaths from Lassa fever outbreak
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Gombe records 6 deaths from Lassa fever outbreak

Six deaths have been recorded from Lassa fever outbreak in Kaltungo Local Government Area of Gombe state.  Coordinator of Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) in Kaltungo LGA, Comfort Danlami who spoke during an advocacy visit by the team of the Gombe State Contributory Healthcare Management Agency (GoHealth) to the palace of the Mai Kaltungo, Saleh Muhammed, said the outbreak was confirmed on April 11, and occurred at an almajiri school in Dogon Ruwa ward. The new outbreak was discovered when five students of the almajiri School became ill and were taken to a hospital. Danlami said;  “Initially, they were suspected to be suffering from meningitis, but when their samples were taken and examined they were confirmed to be Lassa fever.“The five suspected...
Three soldiers killed by explosives in Katsina
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Three soldiers killed by explosives in Katsina

Three Nigerian soldiers have been killed by Improvised Explosive Device planted by terrorists in the Danmusa Local Government Area of Katsina State. Punch reported that a military source said the troops were on a special operation at Kaiga community when one of their vehicles stepped on the IED planted by the terrorists. Soldiers who were injured in the incident were rushed to the Federal Medical Centre, Katsina. The source said;   “They were on their way from Mara to Kiaga before they were ambushed by bandits who had planted an IED at Kaiga.“Three soldiers died, one of them got burnt with the patrol van. Those wounded during the incident and killed have been taken to FMC, Katsina. The entire area had been scanned and no other IED was found.” Kindly ...
SAD : James Bond and Rush Hour 2 actor Kenneth Tsang dies in Covid quarantine hotel
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SAD : James Bond and Rush Hour 2 actor Kenneth Tsang dies in Covid quarantine hotel

Kenneth Tsang  86, has died in a Covid quarantine hotel. The actor, who starred in huge Hollywood films such James Bond flick Die Another Day (2002) and Rush Hour 2 (2001), went into mandatory quarantine at the Kowloon Hotel after returning from Singapore on Monday, April 25. It's claimed Ministry of Health staff found him unconscious at the Hong Kong hotel after he failed to answer the door during daily checks, according to the South China Morning Post. A source told the publication that he was pronounced dead at the scene and that he previously tested negative for Covid on Tuesday, April 26. People have gone on Twitter to leave moving tributes for the actor.  Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPD...
Gunmen kill APC chieftain in Bayelsa
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Gunmen kill APC chieftain in Bayelsa

Gunmen suspected to be assassins have killed a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Bayelsa State, Hon. Sunday Frank-Oputu, at his Bay-Bridge residence, Yenezue-gene, Yenagoa on Tuesday night. Oputu who is a strong supporter of a suit contesting the legality of the recently conducted ward, local government and state congresses of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in a Bayelsa State High Court was reportedly killed by men who scaled through the fence of his home shot sporadically at his window where he was fatally injured. Confirming the incident to newsmen, the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Asinim Butswat, said the deceased was rushed to Federal Medical Center, Yenagoa, where he was confirmed dead by the doctors. He added t...
SAD : Woman dies a week after accusing her husband of domestic violence in Ebonyi
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SAD : Woman dies a week after accusing her husband of domestic violence in Ebonyi

A mother of six, Mrs Anulika Uguru, has died in Ebonyi State a week after she cried out over alleged incessant battery and other forms of domestic violence by her husband, Sunday Uguru. Sampson Oko Nweke, Chairman of Human Rights Defenders (HURIDE) Ebonyi State, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, said that the deceased had on April 19, brought a complaint to their office against her husband over alleged incessant cases of battery and other instances of domestic violations. Mr Nweke said he received news of her death on Tuesday, April 26, a day after they spoke on the phone.  Anulika's husband who has been arrested after he initially fled, claims that she died after drinking some herbicide but he does not know who gave it to her. Raed full report b...
Earth, Wind and Fire saxophonist Andrew Woolfolk dies at 71
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Earth, Wind and Fire saxophonist Andrew Woolfolk dies at 71

Andrew Woolfolk, a longtime saxophonist for Earth, Wind & Fire, has died at 71. Lead singer of the band Philip J. Bailey announced the sad news on Instagram. Bailey shared a picture he took with Andrew and wrote: "I met him in High School, and we quickly became friends and band mates. Andrew Paul Woolfolk was his name. "We lost him today, after being ill of over 6 years. He has Transitioned on to the forever, from this Land of the dying to the Land of the Living. "Great memories. Great Talent. Funny. Competitive. Quick witted. And always styling.Booski…  I’ll see you on the other side, my friend." Bailey did not give further details on the illness Woolfolk was battling. The official Instagram account for Earth, Wind & Fire also reposte...
Bandits kill APC ward chairman in Kaduna a month after his wedding
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Bandits kill APC ward chairman in Kaduna a month after his wedding

Bandits attacked some villages in Kagarko Local Government Area of Kaduna State and killed the chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Aribi award, Mr Illiya Auta and other residents.  It was gathered that the bandits who stormed the village on Monday night, April 25, also abducted some residents and rustled hundreds of animals.  Sources could not confirm how many people were killed during the attack but one of the victims was an APC stalwart in Aribi Ward. "We lost our ward Chairman, Illiya Auta who was killed by the bandits during the raid,” a source said.  According to a post by one Darius Kurah, the deceased chairman, who was a former PDP Publicity Secretary in Aribi ward, got married on March 27, 2022. The Executive Cha...
Former minister Graham Douglas, dies at 82
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Former minister Graham Douglas, dies at 82

A former Minister of Youth, Sports, and Culture under the Babangida military era, Alabo Graham-Douglas, is dead. He was 82 years old. He died in a hospital in Abuja on Monday, April 25. The Late Graham-Douglas became Commissioner for Youths, Sports and Culture in 1986 in Rivers State and was subsequently appointed Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture in 1989 and later Minister of Aviation in General Ibrahim Babangida’s cabinet. In 1992, Graham-Douglas became chairman of the Southern Minorities Movement, one of the groups that eventually merged into the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). He was a candidate in the PDP primaries for the presidential nomination in 1998, losing to General Olusegun Obasanjo (rtd), who went on to become elected president in 1999. Kindly le...
SAD : 200-level Benue varsity student allegedly commits suicide
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SAD : 200-level Benue varsity student allegedly commits suicide

A 200 level student of the Joseph Sarwuan Tarkaa University, Makurdi, Benue State has allegedly committed suicide by hanging.  It was gathered that the 20-year-old student identified as Ogbonna Shedrach took his own life over family challenges.  The Public Relations Officer of the school's students union, Comrade Zaki Christian, confirmed the incident in a statement on Sunday, April 24. According to Zaki, before taking the drastic step, the deceased was said to have confronted his father over his refusal to give him the sum of N50k to settle some pressing needs.  "We have confirmed details and death of Ogbona Shedrach aged 20, a 200L Student of our Varsity in the department of Biochemistry," he wrote.  "According to family, Late...
PDP leader killed by gunmen laid to rest in Plateau
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PDP leader killed by gunmen laid to rest in Plateau

The remains of PDP chairman Kimakpa ward, Hon. Timothy Weyi, Woman Leader, Na'omi Bitrus and one Abba Zereh, were laid to rest on Saturday, April 23, in Kwall district, Plateau state.  The deceased were killed when they accompanied Hon Musa Agha Avia, member representing Jos North/ Bassa constituency in the Plateau House of Assembly, on a “thank you tour” of the general area Bassa LGA on Tuesday 19th April.  Hon. Agah in his remark lamented the sorry state of the security in the country and alluded that government has failed in its responsibility as securing of life and properties is the central responsibility of any reasonable government.  Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE A...
SAD : World’s oldest person dies aged 119
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SAD : World’s oldest person dies aged 119

The world's oldest person has died at the age of 119, local officials said Monday. Japanese Kane Tanaka was born on January 2, 1903, in the southwestern Fukuoka region of Japan. She was in relatively good health until recently and lived at a nursing home, where she enjoyed board games, solving maths problems, soda, and chocolate. In her younger years, Ms. Tanaka ran various businesses including a noodle shop and a rice cake store. A century ago, she married Hideo Tanaka in 1922, giving birth to four children and adopting a fifth. She had planned to use a wheelchair to take part in the torch relay for the Tokyo Olympics in 2021, but the pandemic prevented her from doing so. On her 119th birthday on January 2, Ms. Tanaka's family members said she hop...
Gunmen attack police station in Kogi, kill three officers
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Gunmen attack police station in Kogi, kill three officers

Gunmen suspected to be bandits attacked Adavi Police Divisional Headquarters in Kogi State and killed three officers during the shootout. The Kogi State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP William Ovye Aya, confirmed the incident in a statement in Lokoja on Saturday, April 23. "Today, 23/4/2022, the command received a report of the unfortunate incident at Adavi Police Division, where some hoodlums attacked the station from the opposite direction shooting sporadically, but were repelled by the men on duty and operatives of the Quick Response Unit who were on special operations at the local government,' the PPRO stated.  "The command lost three of its officers during the gun duel, while the hoodlums fled with gun shot wounds as they could not get access to the s...
SAD : Lassa Fever strikes 34 people dead in Ondo
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SAD : Lassa Fever strikes 34 people dead in Ondo

Ondo State Government on Sunday said a total of 34 people have died of Lassa Fever in the state from January to date. Prof. Francis Faduyile, Special Adviser to the state governor on Health, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Akure on Sunday. Faduyile said the state recorded 227 confirmed cases in six Local Government Areas (LGAs) during the period. According to him, the local governments are Owo, Ose, Akure South, Akoko South-West, Akure North and Ondo West. Faduyile said there were three confirmed cases among health workers in the state. “None of the health workers died, because they reported early as a result of high index of suspicions and early presentations. They did well and recover quickly,” he said. He explained that...
SAD : Farmer beheaded in Ondo community
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SAD : Farmer beheaded in Ondo community

A farmer identified as Unaha Enesi, has been murdered in Ago Panu, Upenmen-Owo, along Owo/Ikare road, in Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State. It was gathered that some unknown assailants beheaded the farmer while he was working on his farm on Wednesday April 20, and went away with his head.  Enesi, who hailed from Kogi State was initially feared to have been kidnapped when he failed to return from the farm before a search party discovered his headless body on his farm. "It was the search party that discovered his body after he failed to return home from the farm. We only found his corpse on the farm, he has been killed and his head taken away by the killers” a source said One of his kinsmen, Ibrahim Adeiza, said the killing of Enesi has caused appre...
Man and his two children die in auto crash few days after burying nephew killed in Abuja-Kaduna train attack
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Man and his two children die in auto crash few days after burying nephew killed in Abuja-Kaduna train attack

One Mosugu Ezekiel Atebi and his two children, Joana and Jason, were killed in a fatal auto crash.  It was gathered that the accident occurred along the Keffi-Abuja road on Good Friday, April 15. Father and children were laid to rest today, Friday, April 22.  According to Petra Akinti Onyegbule, former Chief Press Secretary to Governor Yahaya Bello, few days before the accident, the deceased had buried his nephew, Barrister Tibileri Mosugu, who was killed in Abuja-Kaduna train attack. Read about him HERE "This one I have been unable to process. Mosugu Ezekiel Atebi was my senior in secondary school. One of the cool headed never bullying type. Last time I was in Jos, we didn’t see but we spoke and we both agreed that when next I was in town there’d...
SAD : Nigerian man dies after allegedly jumping from 21st floor apartment in Malaysia
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SAD : Nigerian man dies after allegedly jumping from 21st floor apartment in Malaysia

A 27-year-old Nigerian man identified as Victory has died after he allegedly jumped from 21st floor of his condominium in Malaysia. It was gathered that the incident happened at Mutiara ville (21st floor. Block F2) in Cyberjaya on Tuesday afternoon, April 19, 2022.  The reasons for his action are unknown, however, police are currently investigating the incident. The deceased hailled from Agbor in Delta State.  Meanwhile, family members including one Prophetess Peach Joshua, claimed that Victory was pushed off the building. One Peter Rocly who claimed to have lived in the building and witnessed the incident said the deceased was murdered.  Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDAT...
AIT correspondent Mallam Muhammad Danladi Ibrahim, has died in motor accident
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AIT correspondent Mallam Muhammad Danladi Ibrahim, has died in motor accident

The Niger State Correspondent of the African Independent Television (AIT), Mallam Muhammad Danladi Ibrahim, has died in a fatal motor accident.  It was gathered that the accident occurred on Thursday, April 21, in Minna, the Niger state capital. Chairman and Secretary of the Niger State Correspondents Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists ( NUJ) Niger State Council, Yakubu Mustapha and Daniel Atori, confirmed the development in a statement on Friday April 22, in Minna. "With total submission to the will of Almighty Allah, we received with shock the sudden death of a dedicated, hardworking and gentle colleague," the statement read.  "Until his death, Mallam Muhammad Danladi Abubakar was Niger State Correspondent of the African Independent Television (AIT...
Former Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki dies at 90
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Former Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki dies at 90

Mwai Kibaki, Kenya's third president from 2003-2013, has died aged 90. Kibaki's death was announced by current Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta. While announcing Kibaki's death, Kenyatta recalled his long public service, including being a member of parliament for five decades. "Kibaki was a quintessential patriot whose legacy of civic responsibility will continue to inspire generations of Kenyans long into our future," Kenyatta said in a televised address. Kenyatta did not state the cause of death but Kibaki has been ailing for some time, domestic media reported. Kibaki is credited with reviving Kenya's then ailing economy, but his tenure was marred by deadly violence that killed more than 1,200 Kenyans following his disputed re-election in December 2007. Kindly l...
Man cries out after losing his fiancee and his car in a fatal accident
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Man cries out after losing his fiancee and his car in a fatal accident

A Nigerian man, Toyosi, has taken to his Twitter handle to express his sadness after losing his fiancee and his car in a fatal accident in March this year. Posting photos of his damaged car, the man recounted how government officials whom he interfaced with during and after the accident that claimed the life of his fiancee, disappointed him in the discharge of their duties. He also mentioned that people seized the opportunity to steal from them after the accident. Read what he wrote below... Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STERAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://youtu.be/EmD6FSuOK_c
JUST IN : Driver crushes LASTMA official to death in Lagos
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JUST IN : Driver crushes LASTMA official to death in Lagos

A driver has crushed an official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, Jamiu Issa, to death in the Lekki-Ajah area of the state. The motorist was driving against traffic when Issa tried to apprehend him for the traffic offense but the driver rammed into him. Issa was rushed to the hospital where he was confirmed dead. The Sienna driver was chased by witnesses as he tried to flee the scene. In the process, he also knocked down another person before he was apprehended. The driver was taken first to Ilasan police station, and eventually to Ajiwe police station. Loved ones have taken to Facebook to mourn the deceased officer. Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STERAM JOIN U...
Secondary school teacher killed as terrorists open fire on commuters in Zamfara
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Secondary school teacher killed as terrorists open fire on commuters in Zamfara

Suspected terrorists have killed a Senior Secondary school teacher identified as Malam Tukur Kurma, in Zamfara.  Kurma was shot dead when bandits opened fire on commuters along Tashar Taya, Danzaure axis of Anka-Dakitwakwas-Gummi Highway on Tuesday evening, April 19.  It was gathered that the bandits shot the moving vehicle when the driver refused to stop alongside other vehicles. Late Kurma was a Senior Master of History at the Government Day Secondary School Gummi, Zamfara.  Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STERAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://youtu.be/EmD6FSuOK_c
BREAKING : Assistant Police Commissioner Slumps, Dies In Office  in the Bayelsa
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BREAKING : Assistant Police Commissioner Slumps, Dies In Office in the Bayelsa

An Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of Administration in the Bayelsa State Police Command, ACP Emmanuel Idowu Asufi, slumped and died while performing official duty on Tuesday. ACP Asufi was said to have collapsed and died at the Police headquarters in Ovom community, Yenagoa, on Tuesday afternoon. The sudden death of the police chief threw the fold of the Bayelsa Police Command into shock. The deceased was an indigene of Ekwani community in Delta State. He was the ACP in charge of Administration at the State Police Command. When journalists visited the police state command on Wednesday, the mood was solemn. Many police personnel, who worked with the deceased, expressed shock over his sudden demise. An officer attached to Operation Puff Adder in Bayelsa tol...
JUST IN : Terrorists kill newly elected councillor in Katsina, abduct his two wives
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JUST IN : Terrorists kill newly elected councillor in Katsina, abduct his two wives

Suspected terrorists have killed the newly elected councillor of Gozaki Ward in Kafur Local Government Area of Katsina State, Alhaji Nasiru Magaji.  Magaji was shot dead by the gunmen who invaded Gozaki on motorcycles at about 12:15am on Wednesday April 20. His two wives were abducted but later released.  The deceased was among the councillors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) during the April 11 local government elections in the state A member of the community who craved anonymity, told Thisday that the bandits stormed the area when most of the villagers were asleep. The source added that the suspected terrorists numbering about 10 had earlier abducted two wives of the slain councillor but later released th...
Two carpenters electrocuted after their ladder fell on a high tension in Plateau
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Two carpenters electrocuted after their ladder fell on a high tension in Plateau

Two carpenters identified as Zakariya Babangida and Hisham Mohammad Sange of Anguwan Rimi of Jos North LGA of Plateau State have been electrocuted. The two carpenters who died, were electrocuted around 5pm on Monday April 18 after their ladder fell on a high tension wire.  Daily Trust reported that Nafiu Jos, an older brother to one of the deceased confirmed the incident and also blamed the state government for not enforcing building control. Nafiu said;  “It is unfortunate that the Jos Metropolitan Development Board (JMDB) is approving land for people to build where high tension wire is passing. This is uncalled for. We are calling on government to do the needful to address the problem”  Kindly leave your comment, like and share this ...
SAD : Female corps member allegedly dies from gunshot injuries
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SAD : Female corps member allegedly dies from gunshot injuries

A National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, Chiwendu Lovina Ezeh, has died few months after she was allegedly shot and wounded in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital.  Details of the incident are still sketchy at the time of filing this report, however, LIB gathered that Ezeh died on Easter Monday in Enugu following injury she sustained from the gun shot.  The deceased will be laid to rest on Saturday, April 23, at her father's compound, Omashi village, Umuabi in Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State.  Meanwhile, friends and colleagues have taken to social media to demand justice. Onyia Hillary Chukwuebuka, wrote:  "May your gentle soul rest in peace Amen, may those that shot you not know peace all the days of their life, ...
Veteran DJ Kay Slay dies after 4-month battle with Covid-19
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Veteran DJ Kay Slay dies after 4-month battle with Covid-19

Hip-Hop icon, Keith Grayzon, better known as DJ Kay Slay, has succumbed to medical complications resulting from a lengthy battle with COVID-19. The 55-year-old American DJ passed away on Easter Sunday, April 17. Rumors of Kay Slay’s passing began to circulate on Sunday evening, with well known music artist manager, Wack 100 reportedly confirming the news, along with veteran Hip-Hop promoter Van Silk. Back in January,  Wack 100 revealed that DJ Kay Slay had been hospitalized due to COVID-19 since December 2021 and that he had been put on a ventilator. Last week, Wack gave an update on Kay Slay’s condition, writing that the DJ was "still fighting" in a post on Instagram. Sadly, Kay Slay didn't survive. Kindly leave your comment, like ...
BREAKING : Veteran highlife singer Orlando Julius dies
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BREAKING : Veteran highlife singer Orlando Julius dies

Orlando Julius Veteran highlife singer Orlando Julius is dead. Bimbo Esho of the Evergreen Music Company Limited confirmed the death of the 79-year-old highlife singer. The deceased’s wife, Lady Latoya, also confirmed the incident. Orlando Julius, a native of Ijebu Ijesha, was one of Nigeria’s fathers of Afro/Highlife music and a fine saxophonist. In her eulogy while announcing Orlando Julius’ death, Esho wrote: “Bimbo Daddy has passed On… “This was the message I stumbled on waking up at exactly 3am to peruse my WhatsApp page.. It was a message sent in to me by Orlando Julius beautiful and supportive wife Lady Latoya. “Orlando Julius a native of Ijebu Ijesha succumbed to the cold hands of death and breathed his last few hours ago at the age of 79. “We shall miss on...