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Governor Lalong appalled by willful destruction of farm crops in Plateau; Orders arrest of Perpetrators
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Governor Lalong appalled by willful destruction of farm crops in Plateau; Orders arrest of Perpetrators

Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong has described as callous, criminal, inhuman and wicked, the reported willful destruction of farm crops in some communities in the State by yet to be apprehended criminals. Governor Lalong while reacting to the ugly development said it is unimaginable that people will go into a farm and mow down flourishing crops that are nearing maturity and expected to be harvested in the coming weeks and months for whatever reason. This, according to him is a premeditated act that must be addressed. "The recent case of such intentional decimation of farm crops in Kpachudu, Jebbu Miango in Bassa Local Government area is totally condemnable and unacceptable. From the reports, this is a carefully planned and executed act that is not only meant to pro...
Ekiti FA crisis: Football stakeholders urges warring parties to embrace peace
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Ekiti FA crisis: Football stakeholders urges warring parties to embrace peace

  Football stakeholders in Ekiti State have urged warring parties in the state Football Association to embrace peace for the sake of development of the game in the state. The group under the auspices of the Ekiti State Football Stakeholders also called on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to constitute a caretaker committee to run the affairs of FA in the state. The group which said development can only be achieved in the atmosphere of peace, equity and justice was reacting to the Thursday’s judgment of an Ado Ekiti magistrate court, which sentenced the state FA chairman, Mr Bayo Lanlege and five others to a 14-day imprisonment for contempt of court. Speaking with newsmen in Ado Ekiti, the chairman of the Prince Gabriel Adetule said efforts made to resolve the issu...
Man arrested for allegedly beating his wife to death because she refused to have sex with him
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Man arrested for allegedly beating his wife to death because she refused to have sex with him

The niece of the dead woman narrated the incident while calling for justice for her mother's twin sister. According to the niece, the suspect waa in the habit of beating his wife. On June 27, the woman, Mrs Ugieki Asemota returned home from a wedding to find her husband drunk, so she had a bath and locked herself in a room to avoid getting beaten which is allegedly her husband's habit when he's drunk. However,  late at night, the husband is said to have banged on her door, demanding sex but she told him to go to his room and leave her alone. When he wouldn't leave and she could sense him becoming violent, afraid of what would happen if he eventually enters the room, the wife is said to have jumped out of her room through a window. However,  the husband allegedly went after ...
Rotational Presidency is Unconstitutional – Governor Yahaya Bello
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Rotational Presidency is Unconstitutional – Governor Yahaya Bello

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has said that rotation of the presidency between the Northern and Southern regions of the country is unconstitutional. Speaking at the opening session of a two-day workshop for some selected crime and political reporters in Abuja, Bello stressed that what the country needs is “a President of Nigeria and not of any zone.” He said;   “The Nigeria of today deserves the best. Nigeria is a ship or a flight that requires the best captain to steer or lead the affairs of the nation to a desire destination. “I will suggest that we should allow the best candidate to emerge who will unify this country? Who will solve the problems that we are facing today? *Who will build on the legacy that Mr. President leave behind? That is my position on ...
TAMPAN Summons Yomi Fabiyi over Controversial movie
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TAMPAN Summons Yomi Fabiyi over Controversial movie

The Theatre Arts and Motion Picture Practitioners’ Association of Nigeria, TAMPAN has summoned actor Yomi Fabiyi his controversial new movie ‘Oko Iyabo’. MCI had reported that the actor was accused of making a movie about Baba Ijesha’s rape saga with real names of those involved in the case, and also reportedly making it look like the minor was having an affair with Baba Ijesha who is now facing trial for child molestation and sexual abuse. TAMPAN’s Director of Research and Documentation, Yemi Amodu said Fabiyi was invited because the movie has sparked off another round of dissension between the group and the public. TAMPAN further said that the controversy the subject matter of the movie has generated is against its ethics and virtue. Members of the public have been asked to ...
Iyabo Ojo reacts to Yomi Fabiyi’s movie, Oko Iyabo; calls on TAMPAN to take action
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Iyabo Ojo reacts to Yomi Fabiyi’s movie, Oko Iyabo; calls on TAMPAN to take action

Iyabo Ojo has reacted to Yomi Fabiyi's new movie and she called on the Theater Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), to take action. The actress has been involved in public disputes with actor Yomi Fabiyi after they found themselves on different sides following the sexual abuse of Princess' daughter, with Iyabo demanding justice for the underage girl and Yomi defending the accused, Baba Ijesha. Due to Iyabo's vocal defence of the victim, Jide Kosoko, one of the TAMPAN executives, called on the Yoruba movie body to stop working with her. Yomi Fabiyi has now released a movie that viewers say trivializes the sexual assault of comedienne, Princess' daughter and Iyabo is asking TAMPAN to take action. She wrote: The events of the past few weeks ...
“I’m ashamed I know you” Tonto Dikeh slams Yomi Fabiyi over his new movie, Oko Iyabo, that trivializes the sexual abuse on Princess’ underage foster daughter
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“I’m ashamed I know you” Tonto Dikeh slams Yomi Fabiyi over his new movie, Oko Iyabo, that trivializes the sexual abuse on Princess’ underage foster daughter

Tonto Dikeh has slammed actor Yomi Fabiyi for a new movie he made that has caused outrage. Those who have seen the movie, titled Oko Iyabo, claim it was about the sexual assault on Princess' foster daughter but he misrepresented the story to make the victim and those calling for justice look bad. According to viewers, Yomi Fabiyi represented the underage victim of Baba Ijesha as an adult who had a consensual relationship with the Yoruba actor. He also allegedly presented Iyabo Ojo -  who has been calling for justice for the abused girl - as a prostitute. Viewers took to YouTube to report the video and Tonto Dikeh called on her followers to join in reporting the video on YouTube. Tonto said she's ashamed she knows Yomi Fabiyi and she reiterated that she will always be on ...
‘I Cry myself to Sleep every night’- Mom Desperate for justice months after missing daughter was found shot to death in car trunk
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‘I Cry myself to Sleep every night’- Mom Desperate for justice months after missing daughter was found shot to death in car trunk

Loretta King, the grieving mum of Destini Smothers who was found dead and decomposing in the trunk of her car in Queens, New York has come out to ask for justice for her slain daughter. Loretta King says she's been frustrated by lack of information from the NYPD on the unsolved homicide of her daughter which has made her relocate from Binghamton to the Rockaways in Queens, where her daughter grew up, to search for answers in person. “Since this whole thing’s been going on, NYPD has not reached out to me one time,” she said, her voice pained. “I called the detective and every time it’s, ‘Oh, he’s not in.’ I need to know where you’re at with this case, because it’s my daughter.” The only update King has gotten from the NYPD, she says, is a new finding on her daughter’s cause ...
Mother insists police killed her daughter during the Yoruba Nation rally in Lagos and she wants justice
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Mother insists police killed her daughter during the Yoruba Nation rally in Lagos and she wants justice

A mother has insisted that the police killed her daughter during the Yoruba Nation rally in Lagos, despite the police denying this. The mother of Jumoke Oyeleke, the salesgirl who was allegedly killed by a stray bullet during the Yoruba Nation rally in Lagos on Saturday, June 3, is demanding justice for her daughter. It was reported on Saturday that agitators for the Yoruba Nation gathered at the Gani Fawehinmi Park in the Ojota area for a protest. During the rally, police allegedly fired gunshots, tear gas canisters and cannon water to disperse the protesters and Jumoke, who was displaying drinks at her boss’ shop in a compound close to the rally ground, was allegedly hit by a stray bullet . The Lagos state police command later released a statement denying reports that a str...
DSS arrest suspected killers of UNILORIN student who was raped to death
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DSS arrest suspected killers of UNILORIN student who was raped to death

Eight prime suspects linked to the murder and rape of Olajide Blessing, a 300-level agricultural science of the University of Ilorin have been arrested by the Department of State Services. Olajide's death had sparked protests by many civil society organizations across the country who demanded for justice. She was found with injuries all over her body at her Tanke residence, University road, Ilorin after allegedly being gagged and raped. It was further learnt that the suspects are helping the service with the investigation. Kwara State Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), Mumini Jimoh (SAN) has also confirmed that some suspects had been arrested over the issue and will be arraigned before Justice I.A. Jusuf on Wednesday June 30.
Any social media platform used to bring down Nigeria will be suspended – Lai Mohammed warns
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Any social media platform used to bring down Nigeria will be suspended – Lai Mohammed warns

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has warned that any social media platform used to bring down Nigeria will be suspended.   The Minister who appeared before house committees on communication, justice, information and culture, and national security and intelligence on Tuesday June 22, added that the ban of Twitter operations in the country is a good opportunity for "resourceful Nigerians to also look at how they can have an app that can replace Twitter".   He said;   “On Twitter not being the only social media in Nigeria but banning Twitter alone, honestly, we suspended Twitter because Twitter became a platform of choice for those that want to bring down this country. “If any other platform does it, we will suspend their operations too. It...
Trigger-happy Police Inspector allegedly kills five and injures four in Enugu
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Trigger-happy Police Inspector allegedly kills five and injures four in Enugu

A trigger-happy policeman attached to RC Lotto Company at Golf Estate, GRA Enugu metropolis allegedly shot five persons dead on Sunday, June 20. The Police Inspector attached to Special Protection Unit (SPU) Base 9, Umuahia, Abia State, was alleged to have started shooting sporadically, leaving five persons dead and four persons with gunshot injuries. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, said the state Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Ndatsu Aliyu, has ordered the Deputy Commissioner of Police in-charge of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (State CIID), to carry out a thorough investigation to unravel the circumstances surrounding the shooting incident. He added that the Commissioner, who made the ...
Update: Grieving mother of 37-year-old man killed in Ibadan mayhem demands justice
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Update: Grieving mother of 37-year-old man killed in Ibadan mayhem demands justice

Alhaja Salimot Azeez, the mother of 37-year-old Ramon Azeez, killed in a clash between shop owners and members of Park Management System (PMS) in Ibadan, has called on the Oyo State government to help them get justice. LIB reported that Rahmon was stabbed to death during the mayhem which occurred in Iwo Road area of Ibadan on Wednesday evening, June 16. The Lead City University graduate was said to be preparing to travel to the United States of America to see his wife who recently delivered a set of twins. Trouble started when Rahmon, whose mother owns Iwo Road Shopping Complex in the area wanted to park his vehicle in front of the complex but discovered that Park Managers had parked their vehicles at available spaces. He was said to have asked the drivers to leave th...
South-East Governors and leaders condemn violent secessionist groups, say they don’t speak for South-East people
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South-East Governors and leaders condemn violent secessionist groups, say they don’t speak for South-East people

South-East leaders comprising of governors, other political, religious, traditional and socio-cultural leaders, have condemned violent secessionist groups in the region. At a meeting in Enugu on Saturday June 19, they distanced themselves from the agitations of such groups and frowned on the violence that ensued which led to the loss of lives and destruction of properties. The regional leaders stated that the impression that South East leaders are silent over some their youths’ agitations for secession is not correct, while also pointing out that notable leaders had come out publicly many times in the past to speak against such agitations. The South-East leaders who maintained that these violent secessionist groups do not speak for South-Easterners, announced that they have se...
You Can’t Benefit from Gulak’s Assassination – Gov Uzodimma tells FFK; he Replies
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You Can’t Benefit from Gulak’s Assassination – Gov Uzodimma tells FFK; he Replies

The Imo state governor, Hope Uzodimma, has accused former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode,  of looking for ways to benefit from the murder of former presidential aide, Ahmed Gulak, in Owerri, the Imo state capital on Sunday, May 30. Recall that FFK in a series of tweets posted this morning asked the governor certain questions about the murder of Mr. Gulak. Responding, Uzodinma in a statement released by his Chief Press Secretary, Oguwike Nwachuku, said that the way and manner FFK jumped into the story of Gulak’s murder, showed he was all about 'making capital from it.' The statement in part reads “From the look of things, it seems former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode wants to make capital of the unfortunate gruesome murder of former Political Adviser to for...
South East governors meet over recent attacks in the region
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South East governors meet over recent attacks in the region

Members of the South East Governors’ Forum on Monday, May 31, had a virtual meeting where they mapped out strategies to deal with the declining state of security in the region.   At the virtual meeting, the governor discussed ways to tackle the security threats in the region and secure the lives of the people. They vowed to leave no stone unturned in tracking and bringing to justice all those involved in what they described as the armed banditry currently ravaging the South East.   The governors unanimously condemned the killing of Ahmed Gulak, a former presidential aide by gunmen in Imo state on Sunday, May 30.   The governors averred that the directive by President Buhari to the security agencies to apprehend the perpetrators would further strengthen the ...
Don’t revenge Ahmed Gulak’s murder – Senator Shehu Sani begs Arewa youths
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Don’t revenge Ahmed Gulak’s murder – Senator Shehu Sani begs Arewa youths

Senator Shehu Sani has appealed to youths in Northern Nigeria not to avenge the killing of an APC chieftain, Ahmed Gulak, in Owerri, Imo state on Sunday, May 30. Gulak was murdered by some gunmen in Owerri, the Imo State capital, on his way to catch his flight at the Sam Mbakwe Airport. Some Northern youths have threatened to retaliate if the killers are not brought to justice. The police have since identified and killed the assailants who murdered Gulak. In a statement released today May 31, Sani who represented Kaduna Central in the 8th Assembly, pleaded with his kinsmen in the North to avoid a major conflict with the Igbo by not revenging Gulak’s death. “The cold blood murder of Ahmed Gulak in Owerri stands unreservedly condemned. The murder has all the elements of some fo...
SARS disbandment created vacuum in fight against insecurity – IGP
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SARS disbandment created vacuum in fight against insecurity – IGP

Acting Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba has said the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) created a vacuum in Nigeria’s Police effort at fighting insecurity. Speaking at the weekly Ministerial briefing organized by the Presidential Communications Team at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, Alkali said the morale of the personnel of the force had remained dampened with aftermath of the #EndSARS protest and the recent attacks in the Southeast. Insisting that police officers have not been able to fill the vaccum the disbandment created, the IGP added that the security situation stabilizes most times but with pockets of problems around the country. Alkali also said they've recorded successes against secessionists and criminals in the southeast, but have ...
We don’t want secession or war in the South East – Governor Umahi says
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We don’t want secession or war in the South East – Governor Umahi says

Ebonyi state governor, Dave Umahi, has said that the Southeastern region of Nigeria does not want war but rather wants to be a part of a fair Nigeria. Umahi who is the Chairman of the Southeast Governors Forum spoke on security cooperation between Federal Government and the Southeast Governors at the statehouse today May 20. "The situation in the South East is a mixture of reality, fake news and war propaganda. There are rightful agitations in the Southeast, but they've been hijacked. In the Southeast, we don’t want war, we don’t want to secede, we want to be a part of a fair Nigeria where justice, equity and freedom exist," he stated Gov Umahi endorsed ban on open grazing, saying it’s the right decision, especially in Southeast which does not have historical grazing routes/reserv...
One Suspect Arrested as Police Officers Engage Armed Robbers in a Gun Battle in Ogun
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One Suspect Arrested as Police Officers Engage Armed Robbers in a Gun Battle in Ogun

One suspect has been arrested and others currently on the run after men of the Ogun state police command engaged them in a gunbattle in the Ipamesan area of Sango Ota on Saturday, May 15. A statement released by the spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, states that the Sango Ota divisional headquarters received a distress call that the dare devil robbers were operating at Ipamesan area, and that they had already boggled a warehouse in the area. Abimbola said upon the distress call, the DPO, CSP Godwin Idehai, quickly mobilized his patrol team, and moved to the scene. On sighting the policemen, the robbers, who had snatched two vehicles from different locations, took to flight but were hotly chased by the policemen. On getting to Joju area, and realizing the determination of the pat...
Woman nabbed after allegedly stealing a child
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Woman nabbed after allegedly stealing a child

A suspected kidnapper ran out of luck on Wednesday May 12, as she was caught after allegedly stealing a child in Dangamvura, a suburb in Mutare community of Zimbabwe.   "Instant justice" was meted out to the lady by members of the public who caught her in the act.     Zimbabwe Republic Police confirmed the incident and also warned against the practice of meting out instant justice by assaulting suspected social misfits.   The woman has so far been identified only as Melody.  Her motive for carrying out the act is yet to be uncovered.     A statement from Zimbabwe Republic Police read;   “Police in Mutare are investigating a cas...
Abducted Abia University Student Regains Freedom
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Abducted Abia University Student Regains Freedom

The abducted student of Abia State University, Uturu (ABSU) has regained her freedom. Governor Ikpeazu made the announcement last night, 3 days after the student and others were attacked by unknown gunmen along Okigwe-Uturu road. The Abia state Governor also promised to take justice to those who abducted the student. The statement read; “It is with exceedingly great joy and a very pleasant sense of relief that I announce that the only kidnapped ABSU student who was still in custody of the hoodlums that abducted some people few days ago along the Okigwe-Uturu Road has been freed. “I spoke with her and her mother minutes ago and want to thank God, our security agents and the management of ABSU for a job well done leading to this good news. “Our administration has since taken...
Iniobong Umoren: Justice must prevail – Atiku reacts to murder of job seeker
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Iniobong Umoren: Justice must prevail – Atiku reacts to murder of job seeker

Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President, has called for justice to be served on those behind the rape and murder of one Miss Iniobong Umoren, who was declared missing a few days ago. Atiku on his Twitter page while condoling with the family of the victim charged the police and security agencies to do everything possible to ensure justice prevails for the family. The former presidential candidate wrote: “Over the past two days, I saw how Iniubong Umoren united Nigerians in a way that was admirable, yet, tragic. This is heart-rending. “I call on the Nigeria Police and other security agencies to do all within their powers to ensure that justice prevails for her family and all Nigerians. They made great efforts to #FindHinnyHumoren. “May God grant her family and friends the fortitude...
Gay Nigerian Chef, Ayo, Shares Sad story of how he was repeatedly raped by his Uncle
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Gay Nigerian Chef, Ayo, Shares Sad story of how he was repeatedly raped by his Uncle

Popular Nigerian gay chef, Ayo, has come online to share the sad tale of how he was repeatedly raped by his paternal uncle. According to Ayo, he lost his parents at a tender age and had to go live with his uncle who subjected him to repeated sexual abuse. Ayo said his uncle usually gave him fruit juice to drink. He believes his Uncle laced the juice with sedatives before having sex with him. Posting via his IG page, he wrote; ''News have been going round concerning Baba ijesha,how he defiled a small girl, The needs to justice must be Accomplished.....this is the Right time I'm speaking out on myself. I was defiled at the Age of 11years old by my dad junior brother. I don't have the boldness to speak out because of the fear of being beaten... I could remember,when I lost my pa...
Jay-Z talks about his family and how he’s survived lockdown; Reveals how he will like to be remembered
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Jay-Z talks about his family and how he’s survived lockdown; Reveals how he will like to be remembered

Music mogul, JAY-Z, has revealed how he has been living with his family and staying productive during quarantine. Over the first few months of 2021, Jay-Z has launched his own cannabis brand, sold half of his champagne brand Armand de Brignac to LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton and sold a majority ownership stake in TIDAL to Square, Inc. In a rare interview with The Sunday Times to promote his partnership with Puma as creative director, Jay-Z, 51, discussed his life in lockdown with Beyoncé and their three children. “In the beginning it was time for everyone to sit down and really connect, and really focus on family and being together, and take this time to learn more about each other,” says JAY-Z. “And then, as it wore on, it’s like, ‘OK, all right, what is the new nor...
NAPTIP Reunites Human Trafficking Victim with her Family after 20 Years
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NAPTIP Reunites Human Trafficking Victim with her Family after 20 Years

A human trafficking victim has been reunited with her family after 20 years by the National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons and Other Related Offences (NAPTIP). The victim who was reunited with her mother (name withheld) at the palace of Idu Uruan Village Head in Uruan Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom on Saturday April 24, was taken away at the age of six from Idu Uruan to Benin City by a woman who gave her out to another woman. Ijeoma Uduak, Commander of NAPTIP, Benin Zone said the two women had been arrested by the agency. Uduak said; “Prosecution is ongoing to ensure that justice prevails. “Our task here is to fulfil part of our mandate as an agency that is against human trafficking, and one that rescues and reunites victims with their families. “T...
“Mothers come out, they have stabbed us” Tonto Dikeh vows to “personally make sure” actor Baba Ijesha “never sees the light of day” after he was accused of defiling a minor
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“Mothers come out, they have stabbed us” Tonto Dikeh vows to “personally make sure” actor Baba Ijesha “never sees the light of day” after he was accused of defiling a minor

Tonto Dikeh has vowed to personally get involved in the rape allegations against Yoruba actor, Baba Ijesha. The actor whose real name is Olanrewaju James was arrested by the Lagos state police command for allegedly defiling 14-year-old girl over the course of 7 years. The police said in a statement that the suspect "confessed to the crime" and was also "captured by a CCTV camera in the house of the complainant". Reacting, Tonto Dikeh shared photos Baba Ijesha  and vowed to make sure that justice is served. She called on mothers to rise and fight for justice for the girl. She added: "He raped us all when he raped her. Mothers come out, they have stabbed us."
Actor, Baba Ijesha Arrested for allegedly Defiling a 14-year-old Girl Starting From when she was 7
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Actor, Baba Ijesha Arrested for allegedly Defiling a 14-year-old Girl Starting From when she was 7

Yoruba actor, Olarenwaju James, aka Baba Ijesha, has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command. The 48-year-old actor was arrested for allegedly defiling a 14-year-old girl over the course of 7 years. The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, disclosed this in a statement titled, "Lagos police arrest, investigate popular Nollywood actor for defilement". The statement reads: "The Lagos State Police Command has arrested one Olarenwaju James ‘male’ 48, aka Baba Ijesha, popular Nollywood actor for defiling a minor. "The case of defilement was reported on 19th April, 2021 by one Princess Adekola Adekanya ‘female’ at Sabo Police Station and transferred to the Gender Unit of the State CID, Panti, Yaba Lagos for ...
Bride’s Strapless Wedding Gown Goes Viral as it Exposes ‘Worst Tattoo Ever’
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Bride’s Strapless Wedding Gown Goes Viral as it Exposes ‘Worst Tattoo Ever’

A bride's strapless wedding dress has gone viral for all the wrong reasons on Facebook. The bride's gown put her bright yellow tattoos on display and sparked a discussion online The tattoo appears to cover the bride's breasts and looks like yellow-faced emoji. Then the two yellow tattoos are joined by an inked strap that runs behind her neck. Since it was posted on Facebook, multiple social media users were left baffled by her tattoo and they left comments saying it didn't do justice to her wedding dress. One wrote: "I'm not sure I've ever wanted to see a girl topless more for completely non-sexual reasons." Another added: "I need to see the entire tattoo! Like, is her entire boob just a yellow smiley face?" ...
Ex-officer who killed Daunte Wright appears in court, as family says justice will remain elusive
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Ex-officer who killed Daunte Wright appears in court, as family says justice will remain elusive

Former Brooklyn Center Police Officer Kimberly A. Potter on Thursday made her first court appearance one day after being charged with second-degree manslaughter for killing 20-year-old Daunte Wright during a traffic stop Sunday. Potter appeared in a flannel shirt in the office of her attorney, Earl Gray, for the brief virtual hearing held via Zoom. She objected to having her first court appearance broadcast or photographed. Potter has not appeared in public since the fatal shooting, abruptly resigning from the police force on Tuesday before being charged and briefly jailed before bonding out on Wednesday. Minnesota District Judge Paul R. Scoggin reminded Potter that, under the terms of her bail, she was not allowed to possess, use or transport firearms, ammunition or explosives and...
Kenyan Man who Defiled his 6-year-old Daughter Arrested after Days on the Run
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Kenyan Man who Defiled his 6-year-old Daughter Arrested after Days on the Run

A 50-year-old man who defiled his 6-year-old daughter a week ago in Megogo Village, Marani, Kisii county, Kenya, has been arrested. The suspect, Julius Ogamba Ongera, was arrested on Sunday, April 11, by detectives with the Directorate of Criminal Investigation, DCI. In an incident that outraged many Kenyans after photos of the minor’s blood-soaked clothes were shared on social media, Ongera is alleged to have lured his daughter into a thicket in a plantation where he committed the beastly act on Saturday, April 3. The man left the child who was bleeding, unconscious in the plantation. She was said to have regained consciousness hours later and managed to walk with difficulties to her home and reported the matter to the mother. Ongera went ahead to threaten his wife with di...
Woman Reportedly Brutalised By Rivers Police Loses Pregnancy, Demands Justice
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Woman Reportedly Brutalised By Rivers Police Loses Pregnancy, Demands Justice

A 30-year-old woman, Mrs Joy Ihunwo, who was allegedly brutalised by operatives of the Anti-Kidnapping Unit of the Rivers State Police Command, has said she lost her pregnancy after the incident and is calling for justice to be served. The woman was arrested alongside her husband, who is the head of a vigilante group in the Diobu area of Port Harcourt following a petition against him over alleged illegal activities by his group. Joy, while speaking to our correspondent in Port Harcourt on Sunday, said she had gone for a pelvic scan at the Rivers State University Teaching Hospital and the results showed that she had lost the pregnancy. The scan result dated April 10, 2021 was sighted by our correspondent and Joy called on the human rights community and Nigerians to assist her t...
Those Who Attacked Ebonyi Communities, Soludo Won’t Be Spared – Buhari
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Those Who Attacked Ebonyi Communities, Soludo Won’t Be Spared – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the Monday night attack on three communities in Íshíelu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. The President directed law enforcement agencies to fish out the attackers and make them face justice. The affected communities are Egedegede, Obegu and Amuzu communities. The Nigerian leader stressed that the perpetrators of the “heinous attacks” must not be spared. Buhari extended his sympathies to families and friends who have lost loved ones and to the communities. He also sympathized with the former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and a member of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council, Professor Chukwuma Soludo. Soludo, a governorship aspirant in Anambra, was attacked during a town hall meeting in Aguata LGA. Three pol...
Woman’s teeth allegedly knocked out by her husband
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Woman’s teeth allegedly knocked out by her husband

A woman's teeth was knocked out and her gum was bleeding after she was allegedly hit by her husband. Humanitarian, Yolanda George-David shared a photo of the woman's disfigured face but lamented that most times she tries to help domestic abuse victims by referring them to DSVRT (Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team), they end up running, thereby preventing justice. She added that it's important for abuse victims to follow through on the case so that the abuser will be prevented from harming someone else.
Lagos Police Commissioner Visits Family of Man Shot Dead by Police Officer at a Lounge in Lagos
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Lagos Police Commissioner Visits Family of Man Shot Dead by Police Officer at a Lounge in Lagos

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, and the entire management team of the command on Saturday, March 27, paid a condolence visit to the family of one Jelili Bakare that was shot dead by one Insp Jonathan Company on  March 18. The incident occurred at Quinox lounge at Sangotedo, Area of Lagos State, about 11.30pm when the policeman, attached to the Mounted Troop, Force Animal Branch of the Nigeria Police, had an argument with the deceased and shot him dead. Immediately after the incident, the Inspector fled but was eventually arrested by the Divisional Police Officer Ogombo Division, Lagos State. The suspect, Jonathan Company, m, has been moved to the State Criminal Investigation Department for proper investigation on the order of the Commissioner of Po...
American Nurse Released From Police Custody after Suing Lagos Police Commissioner
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American Nurse Released From Police Custody after Suing Lagos Police Commissioner

  American nurse, Kari-Ann O’Rourke has been released from police custody after spending 44 days in detention. LIB reported earlier that Kari-Ann R’ouke filed a lawsuit against the Commissioner of Police in Lagos, Hakeem Odumosu, and the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba, Adegoke Fayoade over her ‘unlawful and indefinite’ detention. The nurse in the lawsuit filed before the federal high court in Lagos through her counsel Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, disclosed that she was arrested on February 9 and has been detained indefinitely over the death of her partner. Her lawyer, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa told newsmen that she was released on Wednesday March 24. He also disclosed that the Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) i...
Actress Iheme Nancy Demands justice for little girl who was allegedly assaulted by her boss for refusing to have s*x with him
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Actress Iheme Nancy Demands justice for little girl who was allegedly assaulted by her boss for refusing to have s*x with him

Actress Iheme Nancy is demanding justice for a little girl, Mary Victor Okon, who was allegedly physically assaulted by her guardian after she refused to have sex with him. Mary said she was brought to live with a family in Lagos by her Uncle and was promised to be paid N10, 000 a month. She said she hasn't received her salary since she moved in with the family. Posting photos of the victim with injuries on her body, Nancy wrote ''This happened this morning at Badore where we are currently filming., this house girl from Calabar was brutally beaten up by the man of the house because she refused to have sex with him... We have arrested him but don’t want him to go free from this atrocity.. Let’s help her get justice Tag anyone that will help save her and reunite her with her p...
Burna Boy Features on Justin Bieber’s 6th Studio Album “Justice”
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Burna Boy Features on Justin Bieber’s 6th Studio Album “Justice”

Grammy award-winning singer, Burna Boy has been featured on Canadian singer, Justin Bieber's 6th studio album. In Beiber's sixth studio album 'Justice,' which was released on Friday, March 19, Burna Boy is on Track 14, titled 'Loved by You'. Nigerian producer and Burna Boy's longtime collaborator, LeriQ is also listed as a producer on the song. The news comes days after Burna Boy won his first Grammys with the album 'Twice As Tall' after being nominated for the 'Best Global Music Album' category.
“The System is Broken & Against Women Victims” Bouncer speaks on his experience after 15 years on the job
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“The System is Broken & Against Women Victims” Bouncer speaks on his experience after 15 years on the job

A former bouncer has spoken about his experience on the job and how he has almost always gotten justice whenever he was attacked by men but women attacked by men don't get justice. He explained on Twitter that he has been "stabbed, shot, bottled & assaulted over the years" yet almost all his attackers were convicted. However, he says he knows many women who have been raped yet not one attacker has been convicted. He explained that he doesn't want to have to be worrying about his daughters being attacked and harassed. He added: "The system is broken & against women victims."
#JusticeForItunu: Nigerians Demand Justice For Itunu Babalola ‘Illegally Jailed’ 20 Years In Côte d’Ivoire
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#JusticeForItunu: Nigerians Demand Justice For Itunu Babalola ‘Illegally Jailed’ 20 Years In Côte d’Ivoire

Nigerians have begun demanding justice for a young Nigerian woman Itunu Babalola allegedly jailed in Côte d’Ivoire after reporting a burglary incident, Igbere TV reports. Journalist David Hundeyin called attention to Ms Babalola’s plight on Monday via Twitter. He said: “In September 2019, 21-year-old Itunu, a trader based in Bondoukou, Cote d’Ivoire traveled to Nigeria to visit her sick mom in Ibadan.“Unknown to her, her return to Cote d’Ivoire would mark the start of a harrowing ordeal in a notorious Ivorian prison, which is still ongoing.”“Shortly before Itunu was due to travel, her flat was burgled and items worth more than N300,000 were stolen including her TV and gas cooker,” he continued.“Despite the blow, she decided to travel anyway after reporting the incident to the...
Toddler and 5 Others Kidnapped in Taraba
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Toddler and 5 Others Kidnapped in Taraba

The Taraba state police command has confirmed the abduction of six persons travelling from Wukari to Takum Local Government Area of the state. The state police spokesperson, Leha Reform said the incident occurred in the early hours of Tuesday March 9 at Chanchanji, a suburb of Takum local government area. He said the bandits who mounted a roadblock abducted travellers which include two females, three males and a toddler. Reform also disclosed that a combined security operatives were dispatched to the scene and have launched an investigation to bring those behind the act to justice.
Benue Widow allegedly Shot and Burnt Alive at Home by Thugs
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Benue Widow allegedly Shot and Burnt Alive at Home by Thugs

A widow identified as Mrs Aondozungwe, was reportedly burnt alive in her home by suspected thugs in Mbagen community, Buruku Local Government Area of Benue State. Benue activist, Ukan Kurugh, who confirmed the incident on Monday March 8, alleged the deceased, a nurse with Buruku LGA, was said to have been killed few days ago by thugs loyal to a powerful retired army general. He called on the Benue State Government and State Commissioner of Police to fish out the perpetrators. Read Ukan Kurugh's report below; THE PEOPLE OF MBAGEN IN BURUKU LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF BENUE STATE ARE LIVING IN FEAR The death of Mrs Aondozungwe is one that might not see or get justice at the end if the Governor Dr. Samuel Ortom does not wade into it because too many powerful actors have been m...
Supreme Court Justice, Sylvester Nwali Ngwuta Dies 23 Days to Retirement
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Supreme Court Justice, Sylvester Nwali Ngwuta Dies 23 Days to Retirement

Supreme Court Justice, Sylvester Nwali Ngwuta is dead as confirmed by President Muhammadu Buhari and Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi. Justice Ngwuta who was due to retire on attaining the mandatory retirement age of 70 years on March 30, 2021, died in the early hours of Sunday March 7. Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court, Hadizatu Uwani Mustapha said Justice Ngwuta died around 2.30 am in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the National Hospital, Abuja. Mustapha said;    “He felt sick and was admitted, last week, at the National Hospital, Abuja. “Before he was moved to the ICU on Friday, he tested negative for COVID-19. “Justice Ngwuta was due to retire on attaining the mandatory retirement age of 70 years on March 30, 2021. “His remains have been deposited i...
We Are Purveyors Of Justice, Voices Of Peace – Osinbajo To Pentecostal Fellowship
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We Are Purveyors Of Justice, Voices Of Peace – Osinbajo To Pentecostal Fellowship

STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT OSINBAJO TO PENTECOSTAL FELLOWSHIP: WE ARE PURVEYORS OF JUSTICE, VOICES OF PEACE *Conveys President Buhari's congratulatory message to outgoing PFN President *VP thankful for solidarity visits that "encouraged me", honoured with award At a defining moment in the history of the country, the church must stand as the light of the nation, and Christians as the purveyors of justice and voices of peace, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. Prof. Osinbajo gave the admonition yesterday at the 16th Biennial Delegate Conference of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) held at the Michael Okpara Square in Enugu, Enugu State. Speaking on the theme of the conference “the unquenchable light”, Prof. Osinbajo said...
EFCC Re-Arraigns Embattled Justice Ajumogobia, Withdraws Name Of Godwin Obla
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EFCC Re-Arraigns Embattled Justice Ajumogobia, Withdraws Name Of Godwin Obla

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Wednesday re-arraigned embattled Judge of the Federal High Court Lagos, Rita Ajumogobia, on allegations of money laundering. The agency applied before the re-arraignment to withdraw the name of Godwin Obla, a senior advocate of Nigeria, changed alongside Ajumogobia. Ajumogobia becomes the sole defendant in the amended 15-count charge of money laundering and breach of public trust. She pleaded not guilty. EFCC has applied for a trial date to calls its witnesses. The court has ruled Ajumogobia will continue on conditions of an earlier bail granted. A trial will continue on April 21 and 28. EFCC had on April 18, 2019, arraigned Ajumogobia before Justice Aikawa on an 18-count charge, bordering on breach of trust, ...
Lady Gaga’s Dog-walker Shares Hospital Bed Photos as he Reveals Horrifying Ordeal with Dog Snatcher who shot him
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Lady Gaga’s Dog-walker Shares Hospital Bed Photos as he Reveals Horrifying Ordeal with Dog Snatcher who shot him

Ryan Fischer, Lady Gaga's dog-walker has spoken out for the first time from his hospital bed about his "very close call with death" Fischer was shot in the chest last week by a dognapper with a semi-automatic handgun in Hollywood, Los Angeles while out on a walk with Gaga's dogs. A man and an accomplice took two of Lady Gaga's bulldogs, Koji and Gustav. A third bulldog, Miss Asia, was unharmed and wasn't kidnapped. Fischer has now credited his survival to the dog calling it his "guardian ayan Fischer." Lady Gaga's dogs were recovered Friday night, after a woman brought the dogs unharmed to a Los Angeles police station. Authorities said the woman found the dogs and was uninvolved in the incident. Police have yet to identify any suspects. Fischer has now revealed...
Ex-Kebbi Senator, Umaru Tafidan Argungu arraigned for N419m alleged fraud in Sokoto
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Ex-Kebbi Senator, Umaru Tafidan Argungu arraigned for N419m alleged fraud in Sokoto

Umaru Tafidan Argungu, a former Nigerian senator has been arraigned for N419m alleged fraud in Sokoto. The 61-year-old was arraigned on Monday, March 1, before Justice Mohammed Mohammed of the Sokoto State High Court on one count charge of criminal misappropriation of public funds to the tune of N419, 744, 612. 30 (Four Hundred and Nineteen Million, Seven Hundred and Forty-Four Thousand, Six Hundred and Twelve Naira, Thirty Kobo). The former Senator who represented Kebbi North in the 6th Senate under the People's Democratic Party (PDP), is alleged to have diverted the said sum which was paid by the Sokoto State government as 40percent equity stake in Hijrah Investment Nigeria Limited, owners of Hijrah Textile Ltd. According to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, th...
Bring Abductors Of Niger Students To Justice – Amnesty International To FG
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Bring Abductors Of Niger Students To Justice – Amnesty International To FG

Amnesty International has condemned the Wednesday’s abduction of 42 persons by gunmen at the Government Science College, Kagara, Niger State, saying attacks on schools undermine right to education. Its director, Osai Ojigho, urged the Federal Government to bring to justice, those responsible for the abduction and other human rights abuses, adding that the latest development has clearly shown that authorities are not doing enough to protect lives. “We condemn this appalling attack, which is the latest in a string of attacks on schools in northern Nigeria. Attacks on schools and abductions of children are war crimes. Those found to be responsible for the abduction must be brought to justice for these and other human rights abuses. “That this is coming only about three months aft...
‘Justice Has Not Been Served’ – Magu’s Lawyer Reacts To Bawa’s Appointment
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‘Justice Has Not Been Served’ – Magu’s Lawyer Reacts To Bawa’s Appointment

A counsel to embattled former acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Tosin Ojaomo on Tuesday lamented that justice has not been served on Ibrahim Magu’s case. Ojaomo stated this during an interview on Channels TV – ‘Politics Today’ monitored by The Nation. The Nation reports the Ayo Salami-led presidential panel was commissioned to investigate the suspended acting chairperson of the anti-graft agency. He said: “Suddenly, no report came out, and another appointment was made… Justice has clearly not been done in this matter, to Magu, we are talking about people’s integrity, reputational damage has been done to people. “It is not just about Magu alone, there are other people at the commission that have been suspended, all these people, their int...
Nigerian government has shown by this senseless act that it is not concerned with upholding our democracy – Falz react to arrest of Mr Macaroni and others
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Nigerian government has shown by this senseless act that it is not concerned with upholding our democracy – Falz react to arrest of Mr Macaroni and others

Rapper Falz has reacted to the arrest of popular Instagram comedian, Mr Macaroni and many other #OccupyLekkiTollGate protesters by the police. In an Instagram post he shared, the singer stated that the arrest of the protesters showed the Nigerian government is not concerned with upholding the country's democracy or the Rule of Law. Falz said that the show of force by the police was meant to make the protesters fear for their lives. He added that while there is nothing to lose at this point, the Nigerian government should be ready for the consequences of these actions. He wrote; @mrmacaroni1 and a number of other innocent Nigerians have just been arrested at the Lekki Toll Gate for exercising their fundamental human right to protest. The Nigerian government has shown by th...

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