Gerdrude Eboborou, 16-year-old girl killed by Masquerade In Delta State

// Headline | Gerdrude Eboborou, 16-year-old girl killed by Masquerade In Delta State
Email to a friend Plain text Print version // Font size: Decrease font Enlarge font

The festive mood in Ogriagbene community, Bomadi Council Area of Delta State has turned sorrow with the alleged killing of a 16-year-old girl, Gerdrude Eboborou by a masquerade. The masquerade, popularly called ‘Ogborigbo’ was alleged to have hauled a club, which hit the girl on the head killing her few hours after the incident.

An eyewitness said the masquerade, on that same day used a fishing spear to attack a boy, who was in a festive mood, adding that the boy was later rushed to a private clinic for surgery.

The source, who pleaded anonymity said, trouble started around 5pm when the deceased was having fun with her friends at the passage leading to her father’s house, when suddenly the dangerously armed masquerade appeared and started chasing her friends.

Continuing, he said when the masquerade could not get hold of any of the girls, who were ran toward the direction of the deceased’s home, the masquerade threw a club at them, which landed on Gertrudes head. immediately, she fell into coma.

He said sympathizers rushed her to the hospital but she died.

A medical source said her spinal cord was severely damaged, leading to serious internal bleeding.The news of her death brought the festival to an abrupt end.

The corpse, according to the sources, was abandoned at the resident of the community chairman since it was he that approved the Ogborigbo Festival.the corpse was later moved to the mogue of General Hospital Bomadi, he said.

A senior Police source from the Bomadi Police Division, who spoke with our correspondent could not confirm the incident, saying the report was yet to reach the police.

Tagged : Cross River State, Jonathan bars Oduah from BASA signing ceremony, Clems Onyeka, Clems Onyeka Dead, Woman identifies Boko Haram abductor

Headlines Newsview all

Shocking! INEC Forged Bukola Saraki's Senate Election Results (Evidence)

New reports have revealed that Senate President, Bukola Saraki's election results may have been forged by the officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission.  Senate President ... Full story

EFCC Grabs Diezani Alison Madueke's Business Associate

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arrested Jide Omokore, owner of Atlantic Energy, who is said to be a business associate of former ... Full story

Army Arrest Boko Haram Financier With Huge Wads Of Naira Notes (Photos)

Colonel, Sani Kukasheka Usman, Acting Director Army Public Relations has released an official statement on the recent apprehension of one of the Boko Haram financiers ... Full story

Popular Celebrities That Have Killed People

Born Calvin Broadus, Snoop Dogg is a legend in hip hop and pop culture. Snoop’s hip hop career exploded when he was signed with Death ... Full story

2015 List Of Ministerial Nominees

The Nigerian senate has announced the country's new cabinet, appointed months after newly elected President Muhammadu Buhari took office in May. Buhari said in July he ...

How N3.7bn UK House Put Former Minister Of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke In Trouble

THERE were indications on Monday on how a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke and a former Managing Director of a parastatal under ... Full story

UK Court Seizes £27,000 From Ex Petroleum Minister Diezani Alison-Madueke

The Westminster Magistrate’s Court on Marylebone Road, London, on Monday granted an application for seizure of 27,000 pounds seized from a former Minister of Petroleum ... Full story

Diezani Alison-Madueke, Accused Of Stealing £13billion, Caught Trying To Buy An Expensive Apartment In UK

For the embattled former Petroleum Minister, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, things are about to get from bad to worse after she was reportedly caught while trying ...

Exposed! Diezani Alison-Madueke Laundered Looted Money - (Shocking Details)

The secret means through which ex petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke laundered looted funds has been revealed as she awaits her arraignment in a United Kingdom ... Full story

Sad! Woman Dies While Trying To Save Her Children From Electrocution (Photo)

Two people, a woman and another man have been electrocuted to death in the Ketu area during a rescue operation involving two children in danger.  Residents ... Full story

THROWBACK(1): Diezani Alison-Madueke In N2.2bn Bribery Scandal

The scam is breathtaking in its brazenness: in exchange for obtaining the authorisation to import gasoline, oil marketers are being instructed by an agency in ... Full story

Comment on: Gerdrude Eboborou, 16-year-old girl killed by Masquerade In Delta State

Rate this article


Breaking News

Patoranking Welcomes Another Baby (Photo)

'My woman My Everthing' crooner is currently receiving it hot on Instagram after he shared a lovely photo he snapped with a baby girl and ...

I’m Tired Of Nigeria—Paul Okoye

One half of P-Square group, Paul Okoye, is among millions of Nigerians who are frustrated with happenings in the country.Several Nigerians have wondered why the ...

Dayo Adeneye Celebrates 17 Years Of Marriage

Showbiz personality, Dayo Adeneye is presently in a celebration mood and the reason is not far-fetched.The handsome dude is celebrating his marriage of 17 years.Dayo, ...

John Dumelo Donates Cash To Ailing Odoi Mensah

Ghanaian actor, John Dumelo has donated an undisclosed amount of money to the ailing former President of the Ghana Actors Guild, Odoi Mensah, has ...

Amazing! See The Birthday Cake M.I Abaga Got From Glo Mobile

Today, 6th of October marks the birthday of the self-acclaimed African rapper number one, Jude Abaga popularly called Mister Incredible,M.I.  Chocolate City Chairman, M.I Abaga is ... Full story

Rukky Sanda Posts Ga! Ga! Pictures Again

Controversial Nollywood actress cum producer, Rukky Sanda is at her game again. Just a while ago, the ‘The Dark’ movie producer had a dirty fight ...

Chioma Toplis Hits Movie Location With Mr Ibu

Nollywood star, Chioma Toplis may no longer be regular on the television screens like she used to in the past, but she has not abandoned ...

BREAKING: Daily Independent Newspapers Office Shut

Reports reaching show that the Lagos office of Daily Independent newspapers has been put under lock and key.Employees of the media house are protesting ...

I’m A Very Peaceful Lady—Halima Abubakar

For those who know Nollywood actress, Halima Abubakar, very well, she is one lady that loves jewellery.She can hardly complete an outfit without complementing it ...

Aliko Dangote, Wins Global Awards

FOR his unparalleled contributions to the development of the human society in Africa and world over, the business mogul and President of Dangote Group, Aliko ... Full story