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IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- An Inspector of police in Lagos state, Monday Orukpe has passed away from injuries he sustained after soldiers of the Army Ordinance Corp beat him to a state of comma on Wednesday. Monday Orukpe, was abducted alongside another police officer on Wednesday. He died at the military hospital on Thursday afternoon, 4 August, 2022. It was learned that the soldiers were riding a military van and getting close to CCC gate on Lagos/Badagry expressway when they got stuck in heavy traffic. Trouble as learned started when two of the soldiers jumped on okada (motorcycle) and…

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IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- The Governor of Kwara state, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has appointed actor and movie producer, Eyiwumi Aramide, a k.a Muka Ray, as his senior special assistant on culture and tourism. The governor announced the appointment in a statement issued by Rafiu Ajakaye, his chief press secretary, on Thursday. The actor also took to his Instagram page to express his excitement at the appointment. In the post, the actor appreciated the governor and other persons who made it a reality. “Special thanks to the people’s governor, Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, the Kwara state governor for appointing me as the…

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Former Vice President of the United States, Dick Cheney assailed former President Donald Trump as a “threat to our republic” and a “coward” in a new campaign ad for his daughter, Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney, who’s facing a competitive Republican primary later this month. Cheney is Trump’s biggest Republican critic in Congress and a leading member of the House select committee investigating him over the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot. “In our nation’s 246-year history, there has never been an individual who has posed a greater threat to our republic than Donald Trump,” the elder Cheney said in a straight-to-camera…

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IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- World 100m gold medallist, Tobi Amusan has eased into the final at the ongoing Commonwealth games in Birmingham, U.K. The World 100m hurdles champion and record holder clocked 12.40 (2.4) to ease into the final. She broke the women’s 100m hurdles world record after a stunning semi-final run at the World Athletics Championships in Oregon, before going on to win gold in the final. The 25-year-old competed in the very first race of the championships when she breezed past the line in the new world record of 12.12, breaking the previous mark of 12.20 by…

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Ne-Yo’s estranged wife, Crystal Renay has filed for a divorce from the singer. According to TMZ, Crystal, who tied the knot with Ne-Yo in 2016, gave the date of separation as 22 July, 2022 in the divorce documents. Though the couple has three kids together, Crystal claimed that the singer recently fathered a child with another woman. According to the divorce document obtained by PageSix, Renay claimed that Ne-Yo “recently fathered a minor” with his “paramour.” She called their marriage “irretrievably broken with no hope for reconciliation”. This is coming days after Renay had accused the music star of cheating…

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IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa has sent half a million Naira to Nigerian Olympian, Bassey Etim who was spotted around the Ajah area of Lagos, filling up potholes. A musician, Oc Cares, recently disclosed how he observed Etim nicknamed ‘Iron bar’, at a failed section of the road along the Ado/Badore road in Lagos, prompting him to reach out. Bassey Etim, won a gold medal at the 1983 Commonwealth Games in Malta. He stated that he suffered an injury while representing Nigeria at the 1984 Olympic Games. The 56-year-old, revealed that he had to spend…

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IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Popular gospel singer, Mercy Chinwo has tied the knot with her heartthrob, Pastor Blessed Uzochikwa, in a civil wedding ceremony held in Lagos state. The couple shared photos from the civil wedding on their respective Instagram pages on Thursday, 4 August, 2022. The singer wrote: “To God be the glory. Great things he hath done. Forever to go with you Sweet @officialblessed.” Meanwhile Pastor Blessed, the senior preacher at Waterbook Church in Lagos state, wrote: ” The duo had their wedding introduction in Port Harcourt, Rivers state on 17 July.

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IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Mixed reactions have trailed Atiku Abubakar’s condemnation of a Nigerian’s death in Italy. The former Vice President on Thursday, took to Twitter to react to the killing of Alika Ogorchukwu by an Italian man on Twitter. The 39-year-old man, was on Friday beaten to death by a 32-year-old Italian man in Civitanova Marche city, Italy, while passersby watched and filmed, making no attempt to help him. According to Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the chairperson of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NiDCOM, he was a physically challenged street vendor and his murderer used his clutches to beat him…

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American model and TV presenter, Chrissy Teigen and husband John Legend are expecting their rainbow baby two years after suffering a tragic miscarriage. Teigen, who is married to award-winning singer John Legend, suffered a stillbirth at 20 weeks of pregnancy in September 2020, which she described as the ‘greatest pain’ imaginable. The couple have a daughter called Luna, six, and a son named Miles, four. Teigen took to Instagram to reveal that she had undergone multiple IVF treatments. She shared a picture of her growing baby bump on Instagram, which she captioned, “The last few years have been a blur…

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IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Uduak Akpan, the first accused person in the murder of Akwa Ibom job seeker, Iniubong Umoren was sentenced to death by hanging on Thursday, 4 August, 2022. Akpan attempted to escape shortly after the sentence was announced by the trial judge, Justice Bassey Nkanang. According to reports, it took the intervention of the police to foil the attempted escape. The convict was sentenced to death by hanging and life imprisonment in the two charge of murder and rape preferred against him. However, the court discharged and acquitted his father, Frank Akpan and sister, Anwan Bassey…

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