Angry mob sets two suspected bandits ablaze in Niger state

Two suspected kidnappers were burnt alive by an angry mob in Madalla area of Suleja Local Government Area of Niger State.   It was gathered that the incident happened about 10 am on Monday, May 24, few hours after about 15 persons were kidnapped at Gauraka in Tafa Local Government Area of the state.   According to eyewitnesses, the suspected bandits were about to escape when the people in the area rounded them up and set them on fire with petrol and used tyres.   It could not be confirmed if there was any link…

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Man kills his roommate, sells body parts to pastor for rituals in Bayelsa

The suspect Bayelsa State Police Command has arrested a 34-year-old man, Okpegboro Avwerosuo, who allegedly killed his roommate, dismembered the body and sold the vital organs to a pastor for ritual purposes.   It was gathered that the incident happened at Mile 2 Sagbama Town, Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State over the weekend.   Scene of the crime The suspect, who hails from Ughelli North, Delta State, had invited the deceased to come to Sagbama to join the motorcycling business and assured him that the business is flourishing because of the…

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Police arrest soldier for alleged murder of businessman who gave him a lift in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom State Police has arrested a soldier for the alleged murder of a businessman in Ikot Abasi Local government area of the state.   It was gathered that the army officer allegedly killed the businessman and dispossessed him of his vehicle after giving him a ride on Sunday, May 23.   A source from Ikot Abasi LGA told The Nation that the suspected officer was tracked and arrested at Ukanafun LGA on Tuesday, May 25, and the vehicle including a rifle were recovered from him.   “The incident happened…

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Samuel “Spiff” Ajibola quits his role in “The Johnson” TV series

Nollywood actor, Samuel Ajibola, popularly known as Spiff has announced that he is leaving his role in “The Johnsons” TV series.   Spiff made the announcement on Twitter a few hours ago.   He wrote: “It’s difficult to let go but it’s time to officially announce on this platform as I quit my role as Spiff in The Johnsons. Thanks to everyone for your undying support and love, I couldn’t have asked for more. I’ve got time on my hands and not much on my side, I’ve to move on.”

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