Protest as motorist kills three sisters

  Protest rocked Uselu Community along the Benin-Lagos highway on Saturday morning as a motorist killed three sisters who were going to the New Benin Market. Another female, who was accompanying the sisters to the market, was also killed. The incident was said to have occured at about 6:15am. Driver of the BMW car and his wife were trapped inside the car, which plunged into an open drainage along the road. Identity of the driver was not known as at press time. Youths of Uselu Community took to the street in protest and blocked the busy highway. The road leads to the University of Benin where the closing ceremony of [Read]

Al-Baghdadi’s top successor terminated by US troops – Trump

  United States of America President, Donald Trump on Tuesday said the person likely to be first in line to replace dead Islamic State’s leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has also been “terminated.” Trump disclosed through a tweet on Tuesday morning. “Just confirmed that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s number one replacement has been terminated by American troops. Most likely would have taken the top spot – Now he is also Dead!” Trump tweeted. However, Trump did not identify the person or give more detail on how he was killed. Recall that NEWS FLAKES NG had earlier reported that the Islamic State top leader Al-Baghdadi was shot dead a few days ago by [Read]

JUST IN: World’s Most Wanted Terrorist Shot Dead By US Military

  SYRIA – The leader of Islamic State in Syria, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who presided over its global jihad and became arguably the world’s most wanted man, is reportedly dead after being targeted by a United States military raid in Syria. A U.S. official told The Associated Press late on Saturday that al-Baghdadi was targeted in Idlib province of Syria. The official said confirmation that the IS chief was killed in an explosion is pending. No other details were available. President Donald Trump teased a major announcement, tweeting Saturday night that “Something very big has just happened!” A White House spokesman, Hogan Gidley, would say only that the president would [Read]

Shocking! Soldier Shoots Eight Colleagues Dead, Injures Two Others

  A Russian soldier has shot dead eight fellow soldiers and injured two more on a military base in the country’s Far East. Reports say the soldier who has been arrested and detained might have been suffering from mental health issues. The shooting took place in Gorny, Transbaikal region, on Friday evening. The soldier whose name has not been released was on duty at the military. [Read]

Driver beats Union member to death over N100

  EKITI – An Ado Ekiti Magistrates’ Court has ordered the remand of a 20-year-old commercial driver, Ismaila Bello, for murder. Bello is standing trial for the alleged murder of a member of the transporter’s union, Femi Ajayi, in Igogo Ekiti, Moba Local Government Area of Ekiti State. The police prosecutor, Inspector Oriyomi Akinwale, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on September 25, 2019, over a N100 daily levy. Akinwale stated, “The defendant, who is a driver, was given N100 daily ticket by the union. On his way back, he was asked to pay the money for the ticket but he refused. “In the process, it resulted [Read]

‘He financed her college education, she refused to marry him, he shot her dead’

  A 27-year-old police officer attached to anti-graft agency in Tanzania (Takururu) has been arrested after he allegedly killed his girlfriend for “refusing to marry him”. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that James Paulo allegedly fired three bullets into the head of his lover, Beatha Kafuru, killing her on the spot. The incident happened at the suspect’s home in Tunduru, Ruvuma. Authorities told Tanzanian news outlets that Paulo killed his girlfriend after she refused to marry him despite the suspect financing her college education. Kafuru completed her diploma in nursing course recently. Paulo told police that he had planned to marry Kafuru, whom he shares a child with, once she was [Read]

BREAKING: Hit-and-run Trailer Driver Kills Five, Injures Two in Ondo [SEE PHOTOS]

ONDO – Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that no fewer that five people have been killed in an auto crash that occurred at Awoyaya KM 17 Ife garage, Ondo in Ondo west local government area of Ondo state. The auto crash left another two people injured, though eight occupants were said to be on board, whereabouts of the remaining one is not known yet. The accident was said to have occurred at around 4am on Sunday. Federal road safety commission said, the accident involved a Sharon Volkswagen with registration number; KTU 706BW while the second vehicle, a trailer is said to be on the [Read]

Gunmen murder Judge in his house

  A local Court judge, Justice Lahore Khan, has been murdered by unidentified gunmen in Afghanistan’s Eastern Paktia Province, a local TV reported on Saturday. The incident happened at midnight, on Friday, when a group of unknown armed men attacked Justice Khan, shooting him dead in the Ahmad Abad district’s Rud area of the province, 100 kilometres south of Kabul, Ariana News TV reported. The report said an investigation into the incident was underway, and no group has claimed responsibility for the killing. Within the past six days, two police officers, district chief and a praying leader, have been shot and killed in targeted attacks across Afghanistan. (Xinhua/NAN) [Read]

Man threatens to kidnap, murder boss

  The Police Command in Enugu State have arrested one Nnaji Nwabueze who allegedly threatens to kidnap and murder unsuspecting members of the public using text messages and the internet.  The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Ebere Amaraizu, who said this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Enugu, added that the suspect demanded money from such people. Amaraizu said that the suspect was arrested on Friday by operatives from the Central Police Station, Enugu, through intelligence Information. He said that the operatives swung into action after receiving a report from the suspect’s victim, an Enugu-based businessman and boss to the suspect. [Read]

Three students killed in Ogun, market women injured as Customs chase smugglers

OGUN – Three secondary school students were feared killed on Monday as operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) chased suspected smugglers in Ogun State. Several others, including market women, were injured in the incident which reportedly happened about 2:00pm. The victims were identified as students of Ojumo Community High School, Ihunbo in Ipokia Local Government Area of the state. New Telegraph learnt that a second-hand vehicle being driven by a Customs operative lost control and crushed the students who were standing by the roadside after closing from school. Our correspondent learnt that the vehicle was earlier seized from some suspected smugglers along Idiroko road. The tragedy ignited tension in [Read]

Judge shoots self after freeing murder suspects

A judge in Southern Thailand shot himself in court after delivering a not guilty verdict in the case of five Muslim suspects charged with murder in the predominantly Buddhist country’s restive South. Khanakorn Pianchana shot himself in the chest after acquitting the suspects charged with murder, illegal association and gun-related offence on Friday because of insufficient evidence. He was in hospital on Saturday. On Saturday, people laid flowers in front of the court in Yala, one of the three Muslim-majority Southern provinces at the heart of the insurgency that has claimed over 7,000 lives since 2004. “He is safe now. We don’t know why he did this, probably his stress [Read]

Truck Driver Kills Wife For Reporting Him To Her Mum

OGUN – A truck driver identified as Kazeem has allegedly killed his wife, Raimot, for visiting her mother. The incident happened at their residence at Agbalagada compound in Adatan area of Abeokuta, Ogun State. Sources said the couple had been engaging in scuffles following which Raimot reported Kazeem to her mother. Kazeem was said to have warned his wife against visiting her mother. It was said that Raimot who previously had a son called Farouk with an unnamed man visited her son who lives with her mother. The visit was said to have angered Kazeem who told Raimot on her mobile phone not to return home in her own interest [Read]

So sad! Two Nigerian female footballers killed by hit and run driver

  UYO – A reckless driver has terminated lives of two Police Machine players Saturday Glory and Ani Ekong on Tuesday, October 1. Saturday Glory and Ani Ekong were said to have been killed by a hit and run driver in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state after their evening training. Police Machine are preparing for the Nigeria Women Professional League relegation playoffs slated for Lokoja in Kogi state before this heartbreaking incident. It was gathered the unknown driver also left four other players of Police Machine injured and they are currently receiving treatment in an undisclosed hospital in Uyo. Chairperson of the Nigerian Women Football League, Mrs Aisha Falode has expressed [Read]

Police officer kills colleague in Asaba, eight arrested

ASABA – A female police officer attached to Delta state police command has been shot dead by her female colleague during a protest in Asaba, the Delta state capital. The female officer was reportedly killed when some traders in Bonsaac area of Asaba were protesting. It was gathered that four police operatives were drafted from the ‘B’ Division,  Asaba to quell the protest against a self-imposed chairman of petty traders in the area. According to an eyewitness, one of the cops went berserk and opened fire, with the bullet accidentally hitting his female colleague who died immediately. The unfortunate death of the female cop, led to the arrest and detention [Read]

Crime: Police arrest cultist for murder of final year student

IMO – NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the police in Imo State have arrested a leader of a dreaded cult group in Imo State University Owerri, Anthony Chukwudalu (21), for allegedly killing one Victory Godwin Japhet, a final year student of Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri. The state’s Commissioner of Police, Rabiu Ladodo, said Chukwudalu, who murdered the victim at the front gate of Imo State University on July 31, 2019, was later tracked down and arrested in Aba, Abia State. “The suspect was tracked down, arrested in Aba, Abia State and on interrogation, confessed membership of Neco Black Movement of Africa alias Black Axe Secret Confraternity of [Read]