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Man Bails Girlfriend Arrested For Biting His Manhood In Lagos

The 20-year-old woman, Blessing John who was arrested by the police for allegedly biting her boyfriend’s manhood has been bailed by the same boyfriend. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Blessing was arrested on July 5 and detained at the Lagos State Criminal Intelligence Investigation Department (SCIID), Panti, Yaba, Lagos for biting her boyfriend’s manhood in a bid to escape alleged rape. A police source at the SCIID told NAN on Thursday that the boyfriend, simply identified as Johnson was discharged from hospital on July 15, after selling his property to pay his medical bill. The source who ...
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Police Arraign 2 Men For Sodomy In Abuja

The police on Thursday arraigned two men in a Kabusa Grade I Area Court Abuja for allegedly engaging in the act of sodomy. John Samuel and Mohammed Sani, who reside in Dakwa, FCT are charged with two counts of unnatural offence and gross indecency. The Prosecution Counsel, John Ijagbemi told the court that the defendants committed the offence on June 18. Ijagbemi alleged that on June 18 around 1.30 a.m., the two defendants were caught in the act by a team of police officers from Garki Divisional Headquarters while on patrol within Garki. He also told the court that in ...
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Cultists Kill Final Year CRUTECH Student In Calabar

A final year student of Electrical Engineering, Cross River University of Technology (CRUTECH), was yesterday stabbed to death by suspected cultists. The student, simply identified as James, was shot at and cut with machete yesterday morning while writing his first-semester examination at the university’s old engineering block building. A source who witnessed the sad incident said the victim was shot several times in the chest and later stabbed with an axe to ensure he died before they left him in the pool of his blood. She said this made some students in the examination hall suspected to be cultists hurriedly ...
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7 Cows Die, 4 Passengers Injured As Bus Crashes Into Herd In Ekiti

   Four passengers, yesterday, reportedly sustained severe injuries, when a commercial bus they were in rammed into a herd of cattle. Seven cows were reportedly killed when the Mazda bus crashed into the herds and somersaulted into a ditch, leaving four of the occupants with various degrees of injuries. The auto crash occurred at a steep portion of Efon Alaaye-Esa Oke Highway, close to the border between Ekiti and Osun states. It was reported in Ado-Ekiti that seven cows were killed in the process and that loss of human lives could have been recorded but for swift intervention of Federal ...
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Four killed As Suspected Militia Attack Tiv Settlement

NO fewer than four persons were killed yesterday at Jootar village, Ukum Local Government in Benue State, following an early morning attack. Jukun and Tiv ethnic groups have been at war for the past five months over what started as a minor disagreement. Over 70 persons have been killed and property worth millions of naira destroyed so far in the lingering crisis. It was gathered that the suspected Jukun militia stormed the border town at about 4:00 am when the people were fast asleep and set many houses ablaze. They also shot and killed the four persons, who attempted to ...
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Stray Bullet Kills Cleaner In SARS, Robbers Clash

A stray bullet yesterday morning killed a cleaner identified as Francis during a gun duel between suspected armed robbers and operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in Ilupeju, Odiolowo Ojuwoye local council development area of Lagos State. Eyewitnesses had accused the SARS operatives of being responsible for the death of Francis at about 7:30 a.m. in Ladipo, near Ajisegiri Street, Ilupeju. The deceased was said to be going about his routine business when the bullet hit and killed him on the spot. Also affected were passersby, residents, and students of Christ Central School, Ajenifuja following the police raid on ...
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Gunmen kidnap Niger Gov. Chief Of Staff’s Sister-In-Law, One Other

Unknown gunmen have kidnapped the sister-in-law of the Chief of Staff to the Niger state Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe and one other woman in Kagara town in Niger state. The other woman is said to be the wife of a Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Special Marshall in Kagara. According to a source, the kidnappers have demanded ransom from both families but the sum cannot be ascertained. A Source who spoke to The Nation said the gunmen stormed Kagara town on Saturday morning shooting sporadically before abducting the two women. No one was said to have been injured in the ...
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3 Herdsmen Arrested Over Murder Of Ogun Farmer

Three herdsmen are currently cooling their heels in the custody of the Police in Ogun State, over their alleged involvement in the murder of a 40-year-old farmer, Rafiu Sowemimo, in Alabata, Odeda Local Government Area of the state. Trouble started for the deceased, when the herdsmen, who were grazing their cattle, entered his farm in Adao village and destroyed his crops. He was said to have challenged them on why they brought their cows to his farm. This led to an argument, which degenerated into a scuffle during which he was allegedly stabbed and died before help could come. Ogun ...
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NDLEA Nabs Two Suspected Drug Dealers With 40kg Of Hard Drugs In Kebbi

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kebbi office said it arrested two suspected drug dealers and recovered 40 kilogrammes of hard drugs hidden in 40 pieces of laptop bags in the state. The state Commander of NDLEA, Mr Suleiman Jadi told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Birnin Kebbi on Saturday, that the suspects were intercepted in Yauri Local Government Area of the state on their way to Sokoto State. “Our men on patrol have succeeded in intercepting two suspected drug dealers with 40 laptops compressed with hard drugs weighing about 40 kilogrammes. “They were intercepted in Yauri ...
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Herdsmen Stab 49-Year-Old Farmer To Death In Ogun

Resident of Adao community in Alabata area of Odeda Local Government Area in Ogun State were thrown into confusion, yesterday, when two suspected herdsmen reportedly stabbed a 49-year-old farmer, Rafiu Showemimo, to death. It was gathered that the suspected herdsmen accosted the farmer and stabbed him in the neck on his way back home from the farm at 12noon. It was gathered that a 76- year-old man had, two weeks ago, escaped death after suspected herdsmen cut him in the head with a machete. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, could not be reached as at ...
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