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Man Finds £2million Worth Of Gold In £30,000 Tank He Bought On Ebay [PHOTOS]

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Tank restorer, Nick Mead, 55, was astonished when he discovered £2million worth of gold bars hidden in a diesel tank he bought for £30,000 on eBay.

The five solid gold bars weighing up to 12lbs each, are believed to have been looted by Iraqi soldiers during the invasion of Kuwait in 1990.

Mead was restoring a Russian  T54 tank where he also found a machine gun ammunition with his mechanic friend, Todd Chamberlain, when he found the £2m gold bars.

Speaking to The Sun on the discovery, they said

‘We didn’t know what to do. You can’t exactly take five gold bullion bars down to Cash Converters without questions being asked, so we called the police,’

The Northamptonshire police have taken the bars for analysis.

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Pastor To Die By Hanging For Murder

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An Ondo State based Pastor, Kolawole Samson, has been sentenced to death by hanging for killing one Ayo Olaniyi at a village near Okeigbo area of the state.

The late Olaniyi was said to have in March 2016, gone to hunt frogs alongside three others at a fish pond owned by Pastor Kolawole.

Pastor Kolawole was sentenced to death by an Ondo state High Court sitting in Akure presided over by Justice Ademola Bola.

Kolawole was found guilty of inflicting injury on the deceased’s head with a cutlass.

The deceased later died to at a hospital he was admitted.

Prosecuting Counsel, Mr Olusegun Akeredolu and Mrs Omotola Ologun, argued that the offences contrary to Section 316 and punishable under Section 319 of the Criminal Code, Cap 37, Laws of Ondo State (2006).

Mother of the deceased was one of the witnesses called to testify during trial

Pastor Kolawole however pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Justice Bola however uled that all evidence before the court showed that Pastor Kolawole was guilty of killing Olaniyi.

The judge held that Samson Kolawole should die by hanging.

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COVID-19: 325 Chinese Nationals Evacuated From Nigeria

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325 Chinese Nationals have been evacuated from Nigeria in a plane headed for Shanghai, due to the lingering Coronavirus pandemic.

China has evacuated 325 of its citizens from Nigeria via an Air Peace flight that was scheduled to depart at 10:05 pm on Thursday.

The Nigerian government has also evacuated some Nigerians from other countries back home.

France, the UK, and the US are among the countries that have also evacuated their nationals from Nigeria since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Meanwhile, Samir El-Khodari, a Lebanese living in Nigeria, has revealed that 25 out of the recently evacuated Lebanese nationals from Kano state have tested positive for coronavirus.

According to him, of the 125 Lebanese transported to Beirut from Kano, 25 tested positive for COVID-19.

The number represents one-fifth of those evacuated from the northwest state by the Lebanese government.

As of Thursday evening, Nigeria had reported 8,915 cases of the novel coronavirus with 259 deaths.

However, the virus was first reported in China in December 2019 and the country has reported at least 82,000 cases with more than 4,000 deaths.

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Man Allegedly Stabs His Brother To Death Over A ₦100 Drink

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A family has been thrown into mourning after their son, identified as Chisom Eze, allegedly killed his elder brother, identified as Henry, at their residence located at Johnson Street, Alaba, Lagos over N100 soft drink.

It was reported that it all began after, Chisom stepped out, leaving his drink, only to return to discover that his brother, Henry has drank his soft drink, which greatly infuriated him.

In anger, Chisom allegedly used a knife to stab his brother in the neck in the presence of their sister.

On seeing what happened, she ran out to call for help but he unfortunately died.

Eye witnesses allegedly tied up Chisom to prevent him from running while the police were contacted to handle the matter.

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