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Pull out the troops from Igboland, agitation for referendum is people’s right – Onyeka Onwenu tells Buhari

Veteran singer, Human right activist and former Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer of the National Centre for Women Development, Onyeka Onwenu has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to withdraw Nigerian troops deployed in South-East and dialogue with secessionists in the region.

Onwenu who made the call at a press conference organized by the Credible Igbo Women Initiative (CIWI) in Lagos, stated that agitation for referendum is people’s right.

The singer also asked the federal government to stop killings in the region, while appealing to young people to embrace dialogue.

She said;

“We come here together with one thing in our mind: peace, love and equity. Something dreadful is happening in south east right now. I happened to come from Imo state and I know what people are passing through there. Please, federal government should stop the killings

“Some people want to agitate for referendum, it is their right. Some people want to cry out that they are being marginalized, it is their right. Listen to them. You may not agree with them, but they have the right to speak. We are begging, we are asking, please let’s sit down and talk about what is going on. Let’s call our people who are agitating, who are not happy with the situation and talk to them. Nigerian government let’s talk. Pull out the troops from Igboland.

“I want to use this opportunity to reach out to our young people to embrace dialogue. Please, come let’s talk. We will stand for the right of Igbo people”

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Army names Onyema Nwachukwu as new spokesperson

Onyema Nwachukwu, a brigadier general has been named as the new spokesperson of the Nigerian army.

Nwachukwu will be taking over from Mohammed Yerima, also a brigadier general who was appointed in February by the late Chief of Army Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru.

Before his recent appointment, Mr Nwachukwu was the acting director of defence information at the defence headquarters. He had also served as the media coordinator of the Joint Task Force Operation Pulo Shield and was the deputy director of the Operation Lafiya Dole Theatre command in Maiduguri.

He was also Assistant Director Defence Information (NA), DHQ, Chief of Staff Headquarters Directorate of Army Public Relations and Public Relations Officer, NDA.

He attended the University of Ibadan and holds a Masters’ Degree in International Affairs and Strategic Studies from the Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA, Post Graduate School, Kaduna.

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CNN anchor Jeffrey Toobin makes awkward return to CNN 7 months after he was caught masturbating in live zoom call (Video)

CNN anchor Jeffrey Toobin makes awkward return to CNN 7 months after he was caught masturbating in live zoom call (Video)

Media giants, CNN welcomed back news anchor Jeffrey Toobin after a 7-month hiatus that began when the CNN legal analyst was caught masturbating during a Zoom meeting with his colleagues at the New Yorker magazine.

“Hi Jeffrey,” CNN anchor Alisyn Camerota said Thursday to her sheepish guest. “It’s been a while.”

Toobin greeted her in return then Camerota immediately suggested the pair talk about the situation and Camerota did “the honors” with Toobin’s approval.

Camerota asked “What the hell were you thinking?”

To which he replied “wasn’t thinking very well or very much, and it was something that was inexplicable to me.” 

Toobin then went on to explain that his actions were indefensible, but what he could say for himself, is that he didn’t think his computer’s camera was on and didn’t intend to subject his colleagues to what they saw.

“This was deeply moronic and indefensible,” he confessed.

Toobin described the period since that incident as “miserable months” in his life and said that he is trying to “be a better person” through therapy, volunteer work and writing.

“I am trying to become the kind of person that people can trust again,” he said.

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Kim Kardashian failed baby bar exam a second time

Kim Kardashian failed baby bar exam a second time

Kim Kardashian failed the baby bar exam a second time and the moment she checked her result online was captured on the series finale of Keeping Up With The Kardashians.

The mum of four, who was disappointed after she failed the first baby bar exam, said she “wanted a miracle” the second time around.

While checking her result after taking the baby bar the second time, Kim had the lawyers who had been mentoring her on the phone. But the mood in the room instantly changed when Kim found out she did not pass the test again.   

Kim said: “I failed! This is really annoying.”

To make matters worse, Kim’s score in the second baby bar was less than her score the first time she took it.

“Total scaled score: 463. I pretty much got the same thing. I mean, a little bit worse,” Kim added.

Kim Kardashian failed baby bar exam a second time

In a confessional, Kim admitted she felt “totally bummed” by the results.

Kim called sister Khloe for emotional support after learning her score and Khloe told her to go easy on herself because she had a lot of things going on at the same time she took the exam.

Khloe said: “Honestly, you had COVID. You had your 40th birthday. You’re just dealing with so much personally in your relationship. And just quarantine in itself. And I really don’t think this last time counted.”

In a confessional, Khloe added: “Kim is dealing with a lot of other things at the same time. The fact that she had COVID and with the show ending and her relationship with Kanye, so I think Kim has to give herself a little credit just for taking the (expletive) baby bar.”

Khloe reminded her they all had told her it would have been “a miracle” if she had passed this time because of COVID.

And Kim replied: “I wanted that miracle. I believe in miracles!”

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Buhari is an unrepentant tribalist

Buhari is an unrepentant tribalist - Afenifere slams Nigerian President

Yoruba Pan Socio-Political Group, Afenifere have slammed President Muhammadu Buhari over his comment during an interview on Arise TV. 

The group’s Secretary General, Chief Sola Ebiseni stated that the President’s engagement was full of lies, inconsistencies, contradictions and utter disrespect for the ethnic nationalities including their elected governors. They also described him as an “unrepentant tribalist”. 

The statement titled ”Our irredeemable President” read; 

 ”Buhari has sheer contempt for Nigerians as an unrepentant tribalist.

“First, his arranged interview on Arise Television is not a substitute for the clamour of Nigerians that the President, as the father of the Federation, should speak to Nigerians in this critical times.

” He is pathetically unschooled in the constitution which he often claims to guide him in spite of its manifest flaws.”

On Buhari’s response to claims of lopsided appointment in his administration, Afenifere said; 

”The President’s claim that his appointment in the armed forces is based on merit and seniority and not to satisfy geopolitical zones, is a violation of the letters and intendment of the provisions of sections 217-220 dealing with the Armed Forces of the federation and appointments thereto.

“Specifically, Section 217 (3) provides that the composition of the officer corps and other ranks of the armed forces of the federation shall reflect the Federal character of Nigeria.

“In Section 219, all the powers given the President including the appointment of Service Chiefs, is subject to the Act of the National Assembly ensuring the reflection of the Federal character.

” Even his latest appointment of the Chief of Army Staff, is flawed particularly on seniority. The constitution never contemplates nor approve of the situation under Buhari where 90% of the commanding heights of the armed forces and security architecture will be from only northern Nigeria and only the two zones of North East and North West.

” In any case, anyone familiar with the history of Buhari leadership will appreciate that he is the only Nigerian leader, even among military Heads of state, whose government government, himself, second in command as Chief of staff Supreme headquarters (Idiagbon) and top echelon were all northerners. It was after his death that many Nigerians knew Idiagbon was Fulani of Ilorin.”

The group also accused Buhari of taking delight in ridiculing Ndigbo which he used IPOB to represent.

The statement added; 

“The President takes delight in ridiculing the Ndigbo which he used IPOB to represent.

“Thus, to him, the Igbo and their territory is just a dot in a circle of the map of Nigeria, which even if the secede could exit to nowhere since the elders and youths of the South-South had assured him of not being part of the secessionist agenda.

“He couldn’t have been reacting to the IPOB but the Igbo who he said had businesses everywhere.

“His utterances were very unpresidential and in the mode of common expressions with some unidentifiable northern organisations.”

On open grazing, Afenifere said; 

“The President owned up to the statements of Garba Shehu, his most uninformed spokesman, that the ban on open grazing by the Governors was illegal and he could not make a new statement that would contradict him.

“He is delighted that Governors are Chief Security Officers without any security powers, yet he asked two of the South West Governors to exercise a non-existent powers to deal with terrorists herdsmen who he acknowledged bear arms, even as foreigners , against Nigerian citizens.

“It is pitiful that our President has no solution rather than the braggadocio of re-opening grazing routes in states by repossessing such lands for his beloved herdsmen.

” Let the President be told that the Yoruba people are solidly behind our Governors that not an inch of land in our territory will be carved out for any grazing reserves or cattle Colony.

“If the President has any respect for his much vaunted constitution, he will know that he has no such power over land use. Nemo dat quod non habet.”

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They might have no one in power to speak for them, but they have GOD- Apostle Suleiman cautions FG from going after IPOB members while leaving herdsmen

Popular clergyman, Apostle Johnson Suleiman, has cautioned the Federal government over its plans to go after IPOB members. In a post shared on his IG page this morning, Suleiman wondered why the FG plans to go after IPOB members whilst leaving Killer herdsmen. His post reads

”You will go after IPOB?

Yet you cant go after killer herdsmen?

IPOB seeks to pull out of a part of Nigeria

Killer herdsmen destroys the whole Nigeria.

Who should be dealt with urgently?

Tread with caution sir.

They might have no one in power to speak for them,they have GOD.”he wrote

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Fed. Rep., Akande-Sadipe Seeks Justice For Hit and Run Accident Victim …Calls For Sanyo Police Station’s Probe

Fed. Rep., Akande-Sadipe Seeks Justice For Hit and Run Accident Victim

House of Representatives member, Tolulope Akande-Sadipe is seeking justice for a man seriously injured during a hit-and-run crash in May 2021, after she believes the suspect is getting off “too easy.”

Speaking on the Need To Investigate The Activities Of Sanyo Police Station, Ibadan on Thursday, Akande-Sadipe said the victim, Mr. Raji Idris was knocked unconscious by a drunk driver identified as Mr. Dele Ayanjompe.

The victim was taken to the Frontida Clinic where it was confirmed that he had suffered trauma to his brain and life severe injuries.

She further stated that Idris underwent extensive surgery to increase his chances of survival after which he remained in a coma for weeks, lamenting that, “his recovery expected to take months, with his medical bill to date of over N4.5million”.

The Oluyole Federal Constituency representative berated the attitude of the Divisional Police Officer and Investigating Police Officer at Sanyo Police Station, who she alleged colluded with the driver.

She, therefore, urged the Inspector General of Police to investigate the activities of officers at Sanyo Police Station with a view to punishing officers involved in the subjugation of the law.

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Akande-Sadipe further called on the House Committee on Police to ensure compliance by urgently investigating the matter such that the law is not subjugated to allow the suspect go unpunished for his recklessness, endangerment of Human Rights and contravention of the Law of the Federal Republic of Nigeria within 2 weeks.

“I am disturbed that while the victim battles for his life, the driver who hit him has been released by the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) at Sanyo Police Station without any charges as the Investigating Police Officer (IPO), Sergeant Muritala has allegedly colluded with the driver”

Noting that the provision of Section 18(1) of the Road Traffic Act states that it is an offense for a person to drive a motor vehicle on a highway recklessly or negligently or in a manner dangerous to the public.

She also pointed at Section 343(1) of the Criminal Code, which states that “any person who rides a vehicle so rash or negligent as to endanger human life or to be likely to cause harm to another person is guilty of a misdemeanor and is liable to imprisonment for at least one year”.

The perturbed House of Representatives member, who doubles as the Chairman, House Committee on Diaspora Affairs, wondered why the driver has not been charged to a court, for a magistrate to determine his innocence.

“Considering the law states that suspects in such cases be charged to court for a magistrate to determine his innocence or guilt and the applicable punishment given, the Sanyo Police Station has violated the law and compromised the case by granting bail to the suspect without any charges under the premise that the victim’s father signed a bond not to press charges”

Olamilekan Olusada,
S.A Media & Publicity.

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Kim Kardashian opens up about what made her reassess her relationship with Kanye in final episode of KUWTK (video)

Kim Kardashian opens up about what made her reassess her relationship with Kanye in final episode of KUWTK (video)

Keeping Up With The Kardashians is over and in the final episode, Kim opened up about her relationship with Kanye and what she wants from a partner that was lacking in hers.

Speaking to her mum, Kim confessed she had achieved everything she had set her mind to, yet she had no partner to share that with because she and her husband were mostly apart.

She said she realized she and Kanye got along best when they were living apart – something she says she isn’t proud of – so she thought she could be fine with that and just find fulfillment in her kids. But she turned 40 and realized she didn’t want to have a husband who lives apart from her.

She said: “I’ve lived up to my expectations and achieved ten times more than I even thought was humanly possible. But I don’t have a life to share that with.

“Like, I do. Obviously, my kids and everything. But am I just gonna sit here and think, ‘Okay, my kids fulfill me and I’m good?’ And then I never thought I was lonely, and I always thought that’s totally fine. I could just have my kids. My husband moves from state to state and I’m on this ride with him. And I was okay with that.

“And then, after turning 40 this year I realized no, I don’t want a husband that lives in a completely different state. To me, I thought, oh my God, that’s when we’re getting along the best. But then that is sad to me and that’s not what I want.”

She then goes on to tell her mum what she wants from her partner.

“I want someone that we have the same shows I common. I want someone that wants to workout with me,” she said.

Kim revealed she had started to feel envious working out with her sister Khloe Kardashian and her boyfriend Tristan Thompson every morning during quarantine. She said she felt she was “third-wheeling it” with the couple.  

Kim filed for divorce in February this year and Kanye is now dating supermodel Irina Shayk, who dated Cristiano Ronaldo and has a child with Bradley Cooper.

Watch Kim speak in the video below.

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Pickpocket receives slap from woman he tried stealing from (video)

Pickpocket receives slap from woman he tried stealing from (video)

A pickpocket got more than he bargained for as he was slapped repeatedly by a woman he tried stealing from in a Ghanaian city. 

In the video which has gone viral, passers-by also joined the woman to administer some slaps as the pickpocket tried to seek cover from it all. 

The police had to whisk him away from the woman and other agitating forces.

Watch the video below…….

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Reps drop plan to scrap NYSC

Reps drop plan to scrap NYSC

Plans to scrap the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) have been dropped by the House of Representatives. 

Recall that a bill sponsored by lawmaker, Awaji-Inombek Abiante which proposed scrapping of the NYSC had drawn mixed reaction after it scaled a second reading. 

Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Youth, Yemi Adaramodu who spoke at the official unveiling of nine books on NYSC and maiden NYSC film in commemoration of the 48th anniversary of the scheme on Thursday June 10, said there is no plan to scrap the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC).

Adaramodu described the NYSC as the most successful national programme for fostering Nigeria’s unity.

He said; 

“Anybody is free to sponsor a bill, but the speaker and the rest of the house believe that the scheme has come to stay in Nigeria.

“The scheme is going nowhere and it is not the plan of the National Assembly to scrap it. I want to let you know that we’re with you and for you. We’re fully with you, we’re together.”

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You’re unrepentant tribalist, your interview full of lies – Afenifere to Buhari

A leading Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere has lambasted Muhammadu Buhari, describing the Nigerian President as an unrepentant tribalist.

Afenifere noted that Buhari’s interview on Arise Television on Thursday was full of lies, inconsistencies, contradictions and utter disrespect for other ethnic nationalities.

The group’s Secretary General, Chief Sola Ebiseni said this in a statement in Akure, the Ondo State capital on Thursday, in reaction to the President’s interview on Arise.

Why Nigeria will continue to suffer – Afenifere

The statement entitled “Our irredeemable President” heavily criticised Buhari, saying that the President “has sheer contempt for Nigerians as an unrepentant tribalist.”

According to the pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Buhari came on a national television to tell lies to the world and disrespect Nigerians.

”He is pathetically unschooled in the constitution which he often claims to guide him in spite of its manifest flaws,” Afenifere noted.

Speaking further, on the lopsided appointment in the Nigeria Armed forces, Afenifere said that Buhari’s claim of making appointments in the armed forces based on merit and seniority and not to satisfy geopolitical zones was a violation of the provisions of the Nigerian Constitution.

Buhari’s govt is disorganized – Afenifere

”Even his latest appointment of the Chief of Army Staff, is flawed particularly on seniority,” Afenifere said.

“The constitution never contemplates nor approves of the situation under Buhari where 90% of the commanding heights of the armed forces and security architecture will be from only northern Nigeria and only the two zones of North East and North West.

“In any case, anyone familiar with the history of Buhari leadership will appreciate that he is the only Nigerian leader, even among military Heads of state, whose government, himself, second in command as Chief of staff Supreme headquarters (Idiagbon) and top echelon were all northerners. It was after his death that many Nigerians knew Idiagbon was Fulani of Ilorin,” it further stated.

Constitution review will not solve Nigeria’s problem – Afenifere

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Nicki Minaj showcases her massive backside in new eye-popping photos

Rapper Nicki Minaj took to Instagram to put her massive backside on display in these eye-popping photos she shared on her page.  See full photos below.  . Nicki Minaj showcases her massive backside in new eye-popping photos Follow Linda Ikeji Blog.

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El Chapo’s wife pleads guilty to federal drug trafficking charges

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Emma Coronel Aispuro, wife of jailed Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has pleaded guilty to helping her husband smuggle narcotics into the United States.

The 31-year-old former beauty queen appeared in federal court in Washington wearing a green jail uniform on Thursday June 10, and pleaded guilty to three federal offenses as part of a plea deal with federal prosecutors.

The charges include knowingly and willfully conspiring to distribute heroin, cocaine, marijuana and methamphetamine for several years. She also pleaded guilty to a money-laundering conspiracy charge and to engaging in transactions with a foreign narcotics trafficker.

“Are you entering this plea because you are guilty and for no other reason?” US District Judge Rudolph Contreras asked Coronel, for each of the three counts. “Si,” Coronel, a dual US-Mexican citizen answered in Spanish. Following her guilty plea, she will be sentenced on September 15.

Coronel Aispuro’s attorney, Jeffrey Lichtman who spoke outside the court house said; 

“She is very happy to put this behind her.

“She didn’t expect to get arrested after her husband received life in prison. So, this is obviously a troubling time. But we’re going to get past it.”

Coronel was arrested in February on international drug trafficking charges at Dulles International Airport and remained detained pending trial.

Prosecutors have alleged Coronel Aispuro “worked closely with the command-and-control structure” of the Sinaloa cartel and conspired to distribute large quantities of drugs, knowing they would be smuggled into the U.S.

As Mexico’s most powerful drug lord, Guzman ran a cartel responsible for smuggling cocaine and other drugs into the United States during his 25-year reign, prosecutors say. They also said his “army of sicarios,” or “hit men,” was under orders to kidnap, torture and kill anyone who got in his way.

Her arrest earlier this year was a surprise in part because authorities had made no move to arrest her over the past two years, even after she was implicated in her husband’s crimes. During Guzman’s trial in 2020, prosecutors said she helped orchestrate Guzman’s two prison breaks in Mexico.

Coronel was a regular at her husband’s months-long trial in Brooklyn federal court in 2020, often exchanging waves and smiles with one of the world’s most feared drug lords.

Guzman is locked up in the highest-security prison in the United States, the ADX federal prison in Florence, Colorado.

Coronel, who is the niece of Ignacio “Nacho” Coronel, another late boss of the Sinaloa cartel, was born in California but spent most of her life in Mexico.

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Army names Nwachukwu as new spokesperson

Army names Nwachukwu as new spokesperson

Onyema Nwachukwu, a brigadier general has been named as the new spokesperson of the Nigerian army. 

Nwachukwu will be taking over from Mohammed Yerima, also a brigadier general who was appointed in February by the late Chief of Army Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru.

Before his recent appointment, Mr Nwachukwu was the acting director of defence information at the defence headquarters. He had also served as the media coordinator of the Joint Task Force Operation Pulo Shield and was the deputy director of the Operation Lafiya Dole Theatre command in Maiduguri.

He was also Assistant Director Defence Information (NA), DHQ, Chief of Staff Headquarters Directorate of Army Public Relations and Public Relations Officer, NDA. 

He attended the University of Ibadan and holds a Masters’ Degree in International Affairs and Strategic Studies from the Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA, Post Graduate School, Kaduna.

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We didn’t kill any security personnel in Imo or any part of the country – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has denied allegations its members killed 128 security personnel in Imo State.

In a statement released by its media aide, Emma Powerful, the group said neither IPOB nor its security outfit, Eastern Security Network, (ESN) had been involved in any attack against security personnel in Imo or any part of the country. Powerful claimed that security agents in the country were only desperately looking for how to incriminate IPOB and ESN to justify their continued “extra-judicial killings of our members.”

“The attention of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) ably led by our great leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has been drawn to the fallacious and fabricated statements credited to the Commander, 34 Field Artillery Brigade Obinze, Gen. Raymond Utasaha, and Police Commissioner Imo State, Alhaji Abudu Yaro, that IPOB killed 128 security personnel in Imo State.

“The above statement is not only fabricated but ridiculous and untenable. How could IPOB that is not armed be able to kill as many as 128 security personnel in one state? What an illogical and ridiculous claim!

“This is nothing but one of the antics of our oppressors to tarnish our global reputation and whip up public sympathy. They also want to use it as a smoke screen to justify their further crackdown on IPOB and its members.

“We therefore wish to declare for the records that IPOB did not kill any security personnel in Imo or any state for that matter. IPOB since inception has remained a peaceful movement with the sole mandate of restoring Biafra.

“We have not changed our non-violent philosophy for the restoration of Biafra. If for any reason we need to change our peaceful approach, we shall make same public but for now we have not gone into arms struggle, and don’t intend to.

“It will be necessary again to clarify that IPOB is not, and should not be taken for ‘Unknown gunmen’ that have been reportedly having issues with security agencies in parts of the country especially the defunct Eastern Nigeria. IPOB should not be held responsible for the activities of a group not commissioned by us.

“Importantly, the Eastern Security Network ESN set up in December 2020 has no relationship whatsoever with the unknown gunmen. ESN was a child of circumstance established to resist the Killer herdsmen rampaging our communities. ESN operatives are in the forests where they are keeping their appointments with those invading our ancestral land.

“We therefore wish to tell the world that neither IPOB nor ESN is involved in any attack against security personnel in Imo or any part of the country. The Nigerian Army and other security agencies are only desperately looking for how to incriminate IPOB and ESN to justify their continued extra-judicial killings of our members.

“The world should prevail on the Nigeria security agencies to stop the ongoing house to house abductions of innocent youths in Biafra land who they label unknown gunmen and later kill without trial. This atrocity must stop!”

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5 farmers killed as suspected Fulani herdsmen invade Benue community (graphic photos)

5 farmers killed as suspected Fulani herdsmen invade Benue community (graphic photos)

Five farmers have been killed in attack by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Zongo-Akiki community, Mbalagh council ward, in Makurdi Local Government Area of Benue state.

It was gathered that the assailants invaded the community in the early hours of Thursday, June 10 and slaughtered the victims.

The Chairman of Makurdi Local Government, Anthony Dyegeh, who confirmed the incident said that youths were still searching for the missing persons.

“The Fulanis laid ambush on some villagers who were going to the farm this morning, knowing fully well that many of the villagers would be going to farm after the downpour. They hid in the bush and allowed many of them to go and then run after them, macheted them. As I am talking to you now, we have been able to recover five corpses and the youths are searching for others who are still missing. The village is behind the NASME barracks, North Bank, Markurdi.” he stated. 

5 farmers killed as suspected Fulani herdsmen invade Benue community (graphic photos)

5 farmers killed as suspected Fulani herdsmen invade Benue community (graphic photos)5 farmers killed as suspected Fulani herdsmen invade Benue community (graphic photos)

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Borussia Dortmund reject Manchester United’s opening bid of £67m for Jadon Sancho with the German club demanding £80m 

 Borussia Dortmund reject Manchester United

Manchester United have had an opening offer of £67million rejected by Borussia Dortmund for winger Jadon Sancho. 

According to Mail Online, talks are ongoing but the clubs are understood to be around £14m apart in valuation for the 21-year-old. Dortmund wants £77m plus bonuses and wants the fee paid over four years as opposed to United’s proposal to pay over five.

All parties are wary of transfer talks turning into another saga with Dortmund wanting business tied up by July 23 when their squad comes together for pre-season camp.

Dortmund have an agreement with Sancho that he can leave once his valuation is met and United are the main contenders for his signature.

The England winger admitted on Thursday that a move to Old Trafford has been the topic of conversation among his teammates as he prepares for the European Championship.

I’m cool about it. You know, there’s always going to be speculation, especially when you do well,’ Sancho said.

‘It’s just how you handle that on the pitch and just keep doing what you’re doing.’

Pressed whether he had spoken to the Manchester United contingent in the squad, he told talkSPORT: ‘Of course, all the boys have a lot of questions, you know.

‘Again, I just tell the boys: ”look, I’m just focused on football at the moment” and we just focus on the Euros, step by step.’

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None of the arrested Bandits and Boko Haram terrorists have been released- leader of IGP’s Intelligence Response Team, Abba Kyari, writes

The Deputy Commissioner of Police and leader of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team, Abba Kyari, has denied claims that some of the arrested bandits, Boko Haram terrorists and other criminals have been released.

Abba in a post shared on his Facebook page on Thursday, June 10, challenged anyone with any evidence to back claims that the suspected criminals have been freed, should come forward with it.

”My Friends, These are some of the Bandits, Boko Haram Terrorist and other criminals we arrested. None of them have been released. If those keyboard warriors and Sympathizers of Criminals spreading False News that Bandits are not being arrested have any Evidence that one of the hundreds of arrested Bandits Shown above is released or Given Amnesty they should show the world pls.

We are arresting Criminals and killers from all parts of the Country, in-fact as you can see above the Overwhelming Majority of Killers and criminals we arrested in Nigeria today are the Bandits and Boko Haram.

Our teams are all across the country fighting criminals and killers and we all know with Nigerian population today and Ratio of 1 policeman to 700 Nigerians we can’t stop all crimes at once.

But good Nigerians know with the Pictorial Evidence above and very limited Resources at our disposal, We are doing well with our small Unit IRT which is a Very small fraction of the Nigeria Police.

I have received more than 100 threats from Boko Haram, Bandits, Kidnappers,Armed Robbers and other Criminals. We have Sworn to defend our Country against all evils. We will never relent.

Boko Haram, Bandits, IPOB, Keyboard Warriors and their Sympathizers can continue wasting their time with threats and blackmails, it can’t work. All the Securiy agencies will never relent and all the Criminals and killers across the country will be defeated Soonest by GOD’s Grace.

GOD Bless Nigeria.

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34-year-old Nigerian man kills estranged wife, mother-in-law, then commits suicide in U.S

34-year-old Nigerian man kills estranged wife, mother-in-law, then commits suicide in U.S

A 34-year-old Nigerian man recently separated from his wife attacked her parents’ home in Douglasville, Georgia, killing her and his mother-in-law before taking his own life.

Udoamaka Nwamu, of East Point, Fulton County, took a handgun to his in-laws’ home in Douglasville on Sunday, June 6, where his estranged wife, Kaliyah Nwamu, was staying, and fired shots into the front and back of the house on Long Lake Drive.

Douglas County Sheriff Tim Pounds said in a news release on Tuesday, June 8, that the gunshots resulted in multiple 911 calls and deputies were dispatched to the house.  Before they arrived, Nwamu forced his way inside the home. 

Deputies were met with gunfire from the house and were forced to take cover, while an emergency response team and hostage negotiator were sent to the scene.

“During the course of the negotiations with Udoamaka, a single gunshot was heard,” Pounds said.

The response team then entered the house and found Nwamu dead from what Pounds described as a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Deputies also found the bodies of Nwamu’s estranged wife, 24-year-old Kaliyah Nwamu, and her mother, 46-year-old Nikita Green.

The case remains under investigation, Pounds added. 

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My shoot-at-sight directive on criminals with AK-47 remains in place

My shoot-at-sight directive on criminals with AK-47 remains in place - President Buhari

President Buhari on Thursday June 10 reiterated that his directive to security agencies, to shoot any person or persons found illegally wielding AK-47s and other assault weapons, remains in place.

The President said this at the handing over of security equipment by the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu to the Lagos State Police Command during his one-day official visit to the State. The President also vowed that his administration will act firmly and decisively ‘‘against any and all persons fomenting or carrying out attacks on our Police Force and other security personnel.’’

President Buhari warned that ‘‘a nation that turns its Police personnel and infrastructure into targets of violence and destruction is a nation on the path of self-destruction.’’

‘‘As Commander-in-chief, my primary responsibility remains the security of the country and the safety of all citizens. Despite the many challenges we are facing, I want Nigerians to rest assured that we will secure this country.

We will secure our infrastructure, our highways, our communities, and our forests, and we will secure the lives of our people’’ he said

The President told members of the Nigeria Police that as the government strives to improve their welfare and capacity, the citizens equally had expectations from them.

‘‘First let me commend the Inspector-General of Police and the entire Force for the recent efforts to restore peace to troubled parts of the country.

I have charged the Inspector-General to leave no stone unturned in rebuilding the morale of his officers and men, especially in the aftermath of the mindless violence associated with the EndSARS protests, as well as the recent spate of attacks on Police Stations in some parts of the country,” he said

Commending the Lagos Governor on the newly acquired security equipment and assets, the President noted that it would go a long way in boosting the morale of the Police, and further enhance their capacity to fight crime and combat criminality.

‘‘This is even more touching in the light of the unwarranted violence that ensued in the wake of the ENDSARS protests last October, which saw the security architecture in Lagos State being severely damaged,’’ he said.

The President added that it was commendable that Lagos State, the Centre of Excellence, has shown a truly resilient spirit, in the face of the massive destruction it suffered last October.

‘‘You did not allow yourselves to be deterred by the severe setback; instead you have bounced back and are now boldly rebuilding the confidence of residents and investors in the State.

I acknowledge the initiative taken to kick-start the rebuilding process, through the establishment of the Lagos State Rebuild Trust Fund, and through this very laudable effort by the Lagos State Security Trust Fund. I enjoin other State Governments to emulate your bold, proactive and resourceful initiative,’’ he said

The President also used the occasion to reiterate that the ‘‘Federal Government takes very seriously our constitutional oath to secure the lives and properties of the Nigerian people, adding that his administration was conscious of the fact that lasting security is a necessary foundation for business, investment and true prosperity.