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Notorious gang kills Nigeriana footballer in South Africa

Kenneth Okafor

HE bright hopes of a Nigerian amateur footballer to excel in far-away South Africa have been dashed in a dusk attack at his home in Cape Town, South Africa. The footballer, Emeka Kenneth Okafor, 35, was killed in his home by a three-man gang allegedly hired by his South African neighbour, Sunday.

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•The Suspects

Bank robbery: I was appointed Special Adviser to Governor before my arrest- Suspect

“Two weeks before my arrest, I was been shortlisted as a Special Adviser to Bayelsa State Governor, and we were waiting for him to return from his trip abroad so that he would swear us into our various offices. I did not know that the police got to know about my activities. I was shocked when they trailed me to my house and arrested me and I took them to my boss and he was arrested too. They recovered our arms and ammunition,” he lamented.

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•Rev. Fr. Ugwu

Parishioners accuse Catholic priest of assault, flogging

He continued; ‘’ There was a burial ceremony in the community which the clergy officiated. At the ends of it, the priest did not allow daughters of the community to be served with food and water. He threw away containers of cooked rice, saying that such norms and values have been abolished as far as he is in charge of the parish. After throwing away the food he ended the requiem mass for the deceased. To make matters worse, he occupied a vantage position for hours to ensure that the daughters of Umuoyo village in Abbi were served neither food nor water.”

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Rapist Moruf Mohammed

Client rapes 7-yr-old daughter of prophetess

Many people were left speechless at the Lagos State Police Command as a seven-year-old girl narrated how she was defiled by her mother’s client, Moruf Mohammed, at 5, Samsudeen Street, Igbogbo, Ikorodu, Lagos. It was learned that the suspect raped the victim in their apartment at about 1p.m. last Wednesday, when her mother went to the market.

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Seyi Ade and his tools of trade.

Money ritual: Fake herbalist defrauds Lagos banker of N2.5m

A fake herbalist, yesterday, made a startling revelation of how a staff of one of the new generation banks approached him for money ritual. Vanguard gathered that the suspect, Seyi Ade, a holder of the Ordinary National Diploma, OND, in Business Administration, of the Ibadan Polytechnic, collected N2.5 million from the banker to prepare the concoction two months ago.

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