Retired soldier slumped, died in Akure after Super Eagles conceded second goal to South Africa

Retired soldier slumped, died in AkureThe loss of Nigeria’s Super Eagles to the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in a Nation’s Cup Qualifier on Saturday has claimed the life of a man in Akure, the Ondo State capital.

The man, a retired soldier, had slumped moments after the Eagles conceded the second goal and was rushed to a hospital where he gave up the ghost.

The man identified only as Mr Nigeria, had left his residence at Ajipowo area in Akure for the Barracks to watch the match live on TV.

It was gathered that the man, described as an ardent Eagles’ fan, had watched the match at the Army Barracks in Akure alongside some friends.

His friends notified his family and rushed him to a private hospital after he collapsed. He died around midnight.

An eye witness told newsmen that the man

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2 siblings arrested for stealing N4m BMW car, sold it N700k

Akure — DETECTIVES from Ondo State police command have arrested three suspected robbers, including two brothers, who at gun point, snatched an unregistered BMW car valued at N4 million

and sold it for N700,000. The suspects, including Olubunmi Ojo, Adekunle Ojo and Isaac Fadairo, are part of the 27 suspected criminals paraded by the command in Akure, weekend.

Ten other suspected members of secret cults, a rapist and three other suspected house breakers, were also paraded by the state police commissioner, Mr Isaac Eke. Eke said the criminals were arrested in different parts of the state last month. According to him, one vehicle and three rifles were recovered from the suspects.

He said the suspects were arrested in Ifon, Ore, Iju, Ondo, Owo and Akure, the state capital. Speaking on the three suspects who robbed one Sola Orisamoluwa, Eke said it took place at Ijoka area of Akure. According to him, two robbers

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