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Man Bags 20 Years in Prison for setting Fire to Car and Home of Woman who Rejected his Advances
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Man Bags 20 Years in Prison for setting Fire to Car and Home of Woman who Rejected his Advances

A man was sentenced to 20 years in prison after a jury convicted him of setting a woman’s home and car on fire after she rejected his unwanted advances. Jerel Jay Wilson, 29, of Union City, Georgia was found guilty of simple battery and first- and second-degree arson in the attacks, which began Sept. 11, 2018, officials said. According to Cobb prosecutors, Wilson broke into the woman’s apartment, burned her bedroom, followed her and physically attacked her after she spurned his advances. “In 2018, jealousy and rejection left a path of destruction,” Assistant District Attorney Jared Horowitz, who prosecuted the case, said in a statement. Authorities said on Sept. 10, Wilson had been texting the woman about her new boyfriend. “On the morning of the 11th, he texted her a pi...
Bayelsa Government Bans Open Grazing, to Arrest and Prosecute Armed Herders
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Bayelsa Government Bans Open Grazing, to Arrest and Prosecute Armed Herders

Governor Duoye Diri has assented a bill prohibiting open grazing of livestock in Bayelsa state. The Livestock Breeding, Rearing and Marketing Regulation Law 2021 was signed into law on Wednesday March 10, at the Executive Chamber of Government House, Yenagoa. Diri stated that the essence of the law is to avert and forestall any clash between herdsmen, farmers, natives and non-natives as experienced in some states. The new law which established a livestock management committee to regulate livestock activities in the state, also stipulates that any herdsman found with arms, whether licensed or not, should be arrested. Diri said; “Bayelsa welcomes all and sundry to eke out a living legitimately. The people of Bayelsa want to have a mutual and harmonious relationship with non-...
Prosecutors in Georgia open criminal investigation into Trump’s alleged attempt to influence election results
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Prosecutors in Georgia open criminal investigation into Trump’s alleged attempt to influence election results

A prosecutor in Fulton County, Georgia, has opened a criminal investigation into former US President Donald Trump's "attempts to influence the administration of the 2020 Georgia general election." In a letter sent Wednesday, February 10, to numerous Georgia state election officials, including Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, and obtained by the New York Times, Fulton District Attorney Fani Willis requested that Georgia officials preserve documents related to Trump's phone call last month in which he pushed Raffensperger to "find" votes to reverse his election loss. The investigation comes after Raffensperger's office launched its own probe into Trump's attempts to overturn the election, an inquiry that includes a review of both that call and another phone call the then-Pres...
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I will be the first man to openly get married as a gay in Nigeria- chef Ayo declares

Openly-gay Nigerian man simply identified as Ayo has declared he will be the first Nigerian to get married openly as a gay man in Nigeria. Ayo stated this on his IG page in a post he made to demand a reversal of the law prohibiting gay marriages in Nigeria.   His post reads ''LGBT Marriage must be Approved and signed in Nigeria ?? I Have made research as An Activist,being GAY is not a curse It is a fascinating lifestyle that ranges from Glory to Glory Encompassing the earth surfaces....why would you be scared in Your Fathers land being GAY.....I think Nigeria should stop being Homophobic,we are in a modernized world, despites the hatred Nigeria is still Number 1 country that has the most populace and popular LGBT..... If crossdressing is Accepted without no hatred There ...
Senate Passes Bill Prohibiting Gas Flaring
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Senate Passes Bill Prohibiting Gas Flaring

The Senate, on Wednesday passed a bill for an Act to Prohibit Gas Flaring in Nigeria. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Bassey Akpan was passed after a clause-by-clause consideration at plenary. The bill, which passed second reading in 2017, seeks to ensure that any person who acted on behalf of a licensee to supply inaccurate data to the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) or to any other person duly empowered by a lawful authority, commits an offence. Such a person should be liable upon conviction to a fine of N10 million or to imprisonment for a maximum term of six months or to both fine and imprisonment. The bill also contained provisions on inaccurate data collation and submission by the lessee, gas flaring fee, powers of the minister to make regulations, as ...

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