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2Kay: Police quizzes Burna Boy’s father

Detectives from the Lagos State Command, on Tuesday quizzed the father of popular musician, Burna Boy, one Samuel Ogulu, over alleged refusal of his son to honour police invitation. It was gathered that Samuel Ogulu, Burna Boy’s father was drill for over two hours by the Investigating Police Officer (IPO) …

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South Africa murder rate rises to 52 a day

South Africa murder rate rises to 52 a day

South Africa’s murder rate rose by 1.8 percent in the last year, with over 19,000 people killed across the country — 52 a day — official statistics released Tuesday showed. The eastern province of KwaZulu-Natal, which is hit by political violence, recorded the highest number of murders, followed by Gauteng, …

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Police: woman arrested for stabbing husband in hospital

Police: woman arrested for stabbing husband in hospital

BALTIMORE (AP) – Baltimore police have arrested a woman they say fatally stabbed her husband inside of a hospital. Police arrested 30-year-old Anita Jones on Saturday and charged her with first-degree murder stemming from the stabbing death of 33-year-old Christopher Yancey. Police say officers were called to Johns Hopkins Hospital …

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Rivers Massacre: Death toll rises to 25

The death toll of the massacre in Mgboshimini community in Obio Akpor Local Government area of Rivers state has risen to twenty-five. The recent figure is against the initial fifteen that were confirmed killed when the incident occurred. Daily Post reports that ten bodies were later found in different parts …

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Police arrest three clerics in possession of human parts

Three self acclaimed Islamic clerics have been arrested by Ogun State Police Command over alleged rituals and murder. The Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Ilyasu, who paraded the suspects on Sunday at the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, headquarters in Abeokuta said they were arrested on October 5. He gave the …

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Another Nigerian killed in South Africa

Another Nigerian killed in South Africa

A Nigerian, Jelili Omoyele, a 35-year-old cellular phone technician, was allegedly shot dead in Johannesburg on Saturday, the Nigeria Union, South Africa, has said. Its president, Adetola Olubajo, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone from Johannesburg that Mr. Omoyele, a.k.a Ja Rule, a native of Ibadan, Oyo …

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