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Man Dumps Wife, Triplets In Ebony Hospital

Mrs Ukamaka Nkwegu, who was recently delivered of triplets at Maternal and Child Health Clinic, Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital has sent a ‘Save-Our-Souls’ message to Ebonyi State Government and good-spirited individuals to enable her take care of the babies after her husband abandoned them. It was gathered that Nkwegu, who, until she was abandoned, was the third wife of her husband, was brought to the hospital from her village, Ozibo Obegu Ibenta, Ebonyi Local Government Area of the state, after prolonged labour. Matron of the health centre, Mrs Elizabeth Odoh, said Ukamaka, who is in her late 20s, was ...
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INVOLVED A TRUCK AND THREE COMMERCIAL BUSES IN LAGOS ON FRIDAY (23/01/15). 
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Lagos Is Third Most Stressful City In The World –Study

A new study has said Lagos, Nigeria, is one of the most stressful cities in the world. Five hundred locations were taken into cognisance in the study conducted by a United Kingdom based dry-cleaning and laundry service, Zipjet. Lagos was ranked third in a research, which revealed the world’s most and least stressful cities of 2017. Baghdad was ranked the most stressful city overall, followed by Kabul, in second place. Cairo and Dakar were two other African cities on the most stressful cities list, while there was no African representation on the least stressful cities list. In assigning the ranking, ...
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Man, 40, Jailed 8 Years For Defiling Two Minors

A Chief Magistrate’s Court sitting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State has sentenced a 40-year-old man, Godbless Ogiode, to eight years imprisonment for defiling two minors. The convict, who resides in Kpansia, a suburb of Yenagoa, was arrested on September 15, and immediately charged to court for rape. He was charged with two counts of unlawful sexual intercourse with a four-year-old girl and unlawful carnal knowledge of a five-year-old boy. The magistrate convicted the suspect after he pleaded guilty to the charges. Expressing delight over the judgment, Dise Ogbise-Erhisere, Chairperson, Federation of International Women Lawyer, FIDA, Bayelsa, said it was victory for ...
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55-Yr-Old Man Rapes Daughter Nine Times, Wipes Her Private Part With White Handkerchief

A 55-year-old man, Bashiru Adeyanju, was remanded in prison custody by an Ado-Ekiti Magistrate’s Court for raping his 17-year-old daughter. Adeyanju, who was arrested on September 11, confessed to raping the girl nine times for money ritual, claiming that he committed the crime with two others, said to be native doctors. Adeyanju wondered why the Police failed to arraign his accomplices in court. He said he acted on the instruction of the witchdoctors and thereafter wiped his daughter’s private parts with a white handkerchief. Police prosecutor, Sergeant Monica Ikebuilo, told the court that Adeyanju violated Section 31(2) of the Ekiti ...
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21 Schoolchildren Among Over 250 Killed In Powerful Mexico Quake

At least 248 people were killed when a powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck Mexico on Tuesday, including 21 children crushed beneath an elementary school that was reduced to rubble. Rescuers looked for survivors in a multistory building flattened by a powerful quake in Mexico City on September 19, 2017. A devastating quake in Mexico on Tuesday killed more than 100 people, according to official records, 30 deaths were initially recorded in the capital where rescue efforts were still going on. The destruction revived horrific memories in Mexico on the anniversary of another massive quake in 1985, the disaster-prone country’s deadliest ever ...
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Native Doctor Pays N200,000 To Get Man Killed In Enugu

Enugu Police Command has arrested a native doctor, Akor, who allegedly paid N200,000 to and another man, Idoko of Ifuroka Amala in Udenu Local Government Area, of the state, to kill one Onyemaechi Eze on July 5. It was gathered that the native doctor paid the suspect N200,000 to kill the victim. It was gathered that, the suspect, after committing the murder in his community, fled to an unknown destination, but was later arrested on September 16, at Inyi in Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area, where he was hiding. According to a statement by Police Public Relation Officer, PPRO, Ebere ...
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Nigerian Arrested For Stabbing Fellow To Death In Kenya

A Nigerian man has been taken into custody by Kenyan Policemen in Kiambu, Kenya for stabbing a fellow Nigerian to death in a fight over money in Ruaka Town, Kiambaa sub-county on Monday. A witness said that the man pulled out a knife and stabbed his friend moments after arriving at his residence, local news outlet, Mwakilishi reported. “The guy came over and they met at the gate. He stopped outside his friend’s car, knocked on the window, took out the knife and stabbed his friend in the chest,” a guard at the residence in question said. It was gathered ...
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Ekiti Students Clash With Drivers Over Rape Of Female Colleague

Ikere Ekiti was almost consumed with chaos yesterday, as students and commercial drivers engaged each other in a violent clash over alleged rape of a female student (names withheld). The part two student of the College of Education, Ikere Ekiti, was alleged to have been raped by a commercial driver along College-Igbara Odo Way on Sunday. The lady, who was said to be have been down with malaria fever, went to town to seek medical treatment and was allegedly raped by a commercial driver at about 8p.m. Angered by the action, students, yesterday, trooped into the streets and descended on ...
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43-Yr-Old Man Sodomises Two 15-Yr-Old Boys After N200 ‘Bribe’

An ex-convict, Ibrahim, 43, has been arrested by officers of Katsina State Police Command for allegedly luring two 15-year-old-boys with N200 and turning them to sex slaves. The Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Gambo Isah, who confirmed the development yesterday, said Ibrahim played phonographic video for the teens before sodomising them. Isah, who revealed that Ibrahim was once arrested for a similar offence, added that one of the boys reported the suspect to his mother, who later reported the case at the Central Police Station, leading to his arrest. DSP Isah said investigation into the matter was ongoing and that ...
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Wayne Rooney Handed Two Years Ban For Drink-Driving

Everton’s Wayne Rooney has been banned for driving for two years. The former Manchester United and England captain was further handed a 12-month community order and 100 hours of unpaid work after appearing at Stockport Magistrates Court. In his statement he said, “I want to publicly apologise for my unforgivable lack of judgement in driving while over the legal limit, it was completely wrong. “I have already apologised to my family, chairman, manager and everyone else at Everton FC and now I want to apologise to all the fans and everyone else who has followed and supported me throughout my ...
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