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Bike Snatcher Dies In Ogun While Escaping

A bike snatcher met his Waterloo on Saturday when he fell into a ditch and hit his head on a concrete culvert while trying to escape after snatching a motorcycle from its owner, whom he also shot in Ogun State. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said: “the armed robber, who pretended to be a passenger, boarded the …

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Woman Arrested For Burning Her Own Daughter With Electric Iron (Photos)

The Lagos State Police Command is investigating a case of child abuse reported by Chosen Child Orphanage Home, located at Gastya Estate, Ijora-Badia on behalf of Aishat Sheriff, a 16-year-old girl child whose upper and lower right limbs were allegedly burnt by her biological mother, one Ayo Sheriff, 30 years old, by means of electric pressing iron over minor misunderstanding. …

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Hardship Forced Us To Sell Our Baby – Couple

A 35-year-old man identified as Nkemakolam Ugorji, and his wife, Happiness, have confessed that economic hardship made them to sell their two-day-old baby girl. Ugorji and Happiness said they had been married for seven years and already had four, adding that they could not care for the fifth baby and therefore decided to give away the baby to foster parents. …

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Secondary School Cultist Stabs Classmate

A secondary school female cult member has stabbed a classmate in the eye. The suspect, identified as Josephine, stabbed Lillian Friday for refusing to join her group. The incident happened in Community Secondary School, Otuoke in the Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa on Thursday. Benson Agiobu, the victim’s uncle, said Lillian met Josephine on the way and she insisted …

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Thunderstorm Strikes Pregnant Woman Dead

A woman carrying a seven-month-old pregnancy had reportedly been struck dead by thunderstorm in Ebonyi state, South-East Nigeria. Sunday Sun says the deceased, Beatrice Nwobiya hailed from Nkporume Ndieze community, Izzi Local Government Area of the state. Beatrices husband, Nwobiya Godwin, said his late wife came out of the bathroom and began to gasp. Godwin said his wife was unattended to …

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Police Recovers 263 Kidnapped, Missing Children From Ritualists In Delta

The Delta Police Command says it has in the last one year recovered no fewer than 263 kidnapped and missing children in the state bush paths. The state had in the last few years been enveloped in the hue and cry of missing children, and increasing kidnapping spree but DSP Andrew Aniamaka, Police Image Maker in the state who spoke …

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Pastor Arrested For Running Illegal WAEC Centre

A pastor has been arrested in Ikorodu area of Lagos for running an illegal examination centre. The suspect, Adeniyi Joshua is the founder of El-Supreme Church, situated at No. 3, Oseni Adekogbe Street, Igbogbo, Ikorodu. The police said they received complaints from officials of the West African Examination Council, WAEC, on Joshua ’s criminal activities at the centre. Joshua’s arrest …

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My Pastor Husband Practices Juju, Denies Me Sex – Woman tells court

A housewife, Mrs Sandra Ekpa, on Friday begged an Upper Area Court in Mararaba, Nasarawa State, to dissolve her 3-year-old marriage because her husband allegedly practices juju and also denies her sex. Ekpa told the court that her pastor husband, Gideon Adejoh, had ruined their marriage and killed the love she had for him. She said that she married Adejoh …

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