Chicago State University: Another Classmate Surfaces for Tinubu, Swears Oath in Court
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Chicago State University: Another Classmate Surfaces for Tinubu, Swears Oath in Court

The legal battle between President Bola Tinubu and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar regarding Tinubu's academic records from Chicago State University has taken an intriguing turn. Olajide Adeniji, who claims to be a classmate of the former Lagos Governor, has testified under oath in a United States district court that he knows Tinubu and that they contested against each other in the race for the presidency of the Accounting Society Club at the Department of Business Administration/Accounting in the same institution. This development comes just two weeks after another individual, public affairs analyst Durojaiye Ogunsanya, asserted that he was a coursemate of President Tinubu at Chicago State University. Ogunsanya stated during an appearance on TVC's 'This Morning' show that they bo...
<strong>40-Year-Old Jobless Man Defiles 15-Year-Old Girl</strong>
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40-Year-Old Jobless Man Defiles 15-Year-Old Girl

A 40-year-old jobless man, George Ukpong, has been remanded by an Ikeja Magistrate’s Court on Thursday in Kirikiri Correctional Centre for allegedly defiling a 15-year-old girl. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, the Magistrate, Mrs E. Kubeinje, who did not entertain Ukpong’s plea, ordered that the case file be sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions, DPP, for legal advice. The Magistrate adjourned the case till March 22 for DPP advice. See Also: Court Orders Evans To Pay Kidnap Victim €233,000, N50m The prosecution counsel, DSP Kehinde Ajayi, earlier stated that Ukpong committed the offence on February 19 at Jaiye oba Street, Shasha, Lagos. According to Ajayi, Ukpong tricked the girl into his room and defiled her. He alleged that the defendant was caught b...
<strong>Lagos Transport Worker Stabs Colleague To Death</strong>
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Lagos Transport Worker Stabs Colleague To Death

Ibrahim Yahaya, a transport worker in the Ebute Metta area of Lagos State has allegedly stabbed his colleague, Kabiru Abdullahi, to death during an argument that ensued at the Kanuri Motor Park. Yahaya and Kabiru were at the park when an argument ensued between them, Punch reports. The misunderstanding between the duo reportedly degenerated into a fight and in the process, Kabiru brought out a knife and allegedly stabbed Yahaya’s head. After being stabbed, Yahaya quickly left the scene and sought treatment for himself on Wednesday, February 15, 2023. After being treated, Yahaya, sought retaliation and paid Kabiru an unexpected visit to the park the next day when he allegedly stabbed Kabiru with a knife in the neck. Some persons who experienced the attack in a bid to res...
<strong>Court Sentences Obasanjo’s In-law To Seven Years Imprisonment</strong>
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Court Sentences Obasanjo’s In-law To Seven Years Imprisonment

John Abebe, a businessman, has been sentenced to seven years in prison by a Lagos state special offences court in Ikeja for forging a document belonging to an oil company. Ruling on the suit on Saturday, the judge, Mojisola Dada, gave an option of a fine of N50 million to be paid within 30 days in place of imprisonment. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had in 2018 arraigned Abebe, a younger brother of the late Stella Obasanjo, former first lady, on four counts. The anti-graft agency accused Abebe of knowingly forging a November 30, 1995, letter written by BP Exploration Nigeria Limited to Inducon (Nigeria) Ltd. See Also: Court Orders Evans To Pay Kidnap Victim €233,000, N50m According to the EFCC, Abebe who is an in-law to former President Olusegun Obasa...
<strong>Court Orders Evans To Pay Kidnap Victim €233,000, N50m</strong>
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Court Orders Evans To Pay Kidnap Victim €233,000, N50m

Billionaire kidnap mastermind, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans, was on Tuesday ordered by a Lagos State High Court at Tafawa Balewa Square to refund the sum of €233,000, he received as ransom from one of his kidnap victims, Chief Donatus Dunu. Justice Olukayode Ogunjobi, also mandated Evans to pay the sum of N50m as general damages in favour of the claimant.   The victim, a pharmacist, was abducted on February 14, 2018, and held hostage with ransom collected from his family, he escaped from where he was held. Dunu, a Chief Executive Officer of Maydon Pharmaceutical Company, later filed a civil suit, praying the court to order Evans to return to him the €233,000, paid in ransom. The claimant asked for an additional N50m in general damages. But Eva...
<strong>Man Sodomises 12 Almajiri Children In Gombe</strong>
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Man Sodomises 12 Almajiri Children In Gombe

The men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Gombe State Command, have arrested a 40-year-old man, Usman Mohammed, for luring about 12 children aged between five to 10 years old. Mohammed, a resident of Liji in Yalmatu Deba Local Government Area of the state, allegedly specialized in having carnal knowledge of minors. According to Mohammed, who spoke when he was paraded at the NSCDC state headquarters on Tuesday, he was introduced to same-sex intercourse by his Islamic teacher when he was aged 18 years as an Almajiri student in Kano. The father of three expressed regret over his actions while asking for forgiveness from appropriate authorities. He said, “I learnt homosexuality from my almajiri scholar around Brigade at the age of 18 years in Kano State. I am re...
<strong>Man Kills Brother Over N1,000 In Lagos</strong>
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Man Kills Brother Over N1,000 In Lagos

A man identified as Ibrahim Dauda, has reportedly killed his brother, Tunde, during a fight over N1,000 at their residence on Amusa street, off Community Road, in the Obadore area of Igando, Lagos State. According to Punch Metro, the brothers were at home when an argument involving N1,000 started between them. The argument culminated in the brothers engaging in fisticuffs, during which Ibrahim ran into the house and reached for an iron rod. Ibrahim allegedly hit Tunde’s forehead with the rod and the impact caused the 27-year-old to lose consciousness while he fell. According to a source, Tunde was rushed to the Igando General Hospital where a doctor pronounced him dead. See Also: Three Guards Gang-rape Lady For Four Hours The source said, “The incident happened on Su...
<strong>Three Guards Gang-rape Lady For Four Hours</strong>
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Three Guards Gang-rape Lady For Four Hours

The Police in Oyo State has paraded nine suspects nabbed for crimes ranging from kidnapping and armed robbery to rape and illegal possession of firearms.   Adewale Osifeso, the State Police Public Relations Officer, while parading the suspects before journalists at the command headquarters in Eleyele on Monday said a lady (name withheld), went to visit her friend at Alakia, Ibadan, and was waylaid by three night security guards at an isolated spot when she got to the community around 9pm. Osifeso said, “In a rather twisted turn of events, the young lady, having been dispossessed of her mobile phone, was whisked to another desolate spot, where she was held till about 01.25 am the next day. “In furtherance of the above, the three guards took turns to have unlawful carnal k...
<strong>DSS Nabs Sellers of New Naira Notes</strong>
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DSS Nabs Sellers of New Naira Notes

The Department of State Services, DSS, has nabbed some members of coordinated syndicates that sell the newly redesigned naira notes. The DSS public relations officer, Peter Afunanya, in a statement on Monday said that the syndicates connived with some commercial bank officials and were arrested during operations across the country. The statement read, “The Department of State Services (DSS) hereby informs the public that it has intercepted some members of organised syndicates involved in the sale of the newly redesigned naira notes. “In the course of its operations, in this regard in parts of the country, it was also established that some Commercial Bank officials are aiding the economic malfeasance. See Also: INEC Announces Extension Of PVC Collection Deadline “Consequ...
<strong>Bolanle Raheem: How My Wife Battled For Survival As Hospitals Refused Treatment – Husband</strong>
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Bolanle Raheem: How My Wife Battled For Survival As Hospitals Refused Treatment – Husband

Gbenga, the husband of slain Lagos lawyer, Omobolanle Raheem, on Thursday, at the Lagos State High Court, Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos Island, recounted how his wife struggled to survive as three hospitals refused to attend to her. The late lawyer was shot to death on Christmas Day by an Assistant Superintendent of Police, Drambi Vandi. The husband also told the court she received the Toyota Venza in which she was shot as a gift on Friday, December 23, 2022, two days before her death. The car was gift from a property developer she worked for as reward for meeting her target. Bolanle’s husband who was led in evidence-in-chief by the Attorney General of Lagos State and Commissioner for Justice, Moyosore Onigbanjo, SAN, said that they got married 10 years ago and on Christmas Day,...