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Policemen escort Burna Boy in SUV after arraignment

A drama played out at the Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos State, on Monday as the embattled hip hop artiste, Damini Ogulu, aka Burna Boy, was arraigned. The suspect was brought into the courtroom by the Investigating Police Officer, Sergeant Olagunju Olatunji, when the court was about to sit and was …

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Burna Boy in police custody for alleged robbery

Burna Boy has finally turned himself in after being declared wanted by the Lagos State police command for two months. The singer reported to the command headquarters in Ikeja at about 5 p.m. on Friday to state his side of the story as well as address the allegations of his …

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Gunmen storm EFCC boss’ house, kill Policeman

Unidentified gunmen on Tuesday night at about 10pm invaded a bungalow farmhouse in Karshi, a suburb of Abuja belonging to the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu. A policeman who was protecting the property was killed during the attack.

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Man allegedly stabs attendant for forbidding smoking in filling station

An unemployed man, Bala Lawal, who allegedly stabbed an attendant for stopping him from smoking in a petrol station, on Friday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. Twenty-three-year-old Lawal, who resides on Lawal Street, Mangoro, Agege, Lagos, is standing trial for assault. The prosecutor, Sgt. Mike Unah, told the court …

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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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