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Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Babalawo Instructed Me To Kill My Mother For Money Making..Yahoo Plus Suspect Confesses

Babalawo Instructed Me To Kill My Mother For Money Making..Yahoo Plus Suspect Confesses

A 29-year man, Taiwo Ajibola, arrested by Operatives of Lagos State Police command for allegedly attempting to kill his mother for ritual purposes in Ayobo area of Lagos State stunned the law enforcement officers when he said a spiritualist instructed him to carry out the dastardly act to become rich. It was gathered that gory sight of the helpless mother whose face and skull was badly battered by her son in his morbid attempt to advance his cyber fraud business through ritual sacrifice amazed the residents.


During a brief interrogation, the suspect confessed that he was asked to kill his mother by a spiritualist n order to have more money through his internet fraud trade. He said, “It is devil’s work. A spiritualist told me to kill my mother to make money and become rich.”
Paul Usoro Beats Two Others To Emerges As New NBA President

Paul Usoro Beats Two Others To Emerges As New NBA President

A new president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has emerged. He is Mr Paul Usoro, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN). He scored 4,509 to emerge winner after defeating Mr Arthur Obi Okafor, SAN and Prof Ernest Ojukwu also SAN, who scored 4,423 and who scored 3,313 respectively. Mr Taidi Jonathan Gunu, will serve as the association’s new secretary.

He emerged winner with a total number of 3,574 votes. Barrister Imo Chidozie scored 6, 188 to emerge as the 1st vice president while Dada Folake Olayemi emerged as 2nd vice president and Igba Terhile emerged as 3rd vice president with 4,242 and 6,020 Others who also emerged as the new executive committee members are Obasi Gladys (2nd assistant secretary), Ewenode Onoriode (1st assistant secretary), Anosike Emeka (financial secretary), Pepple Iniobong Irene (assistant financial secretary) and Edo Olukunle (publicity secretary). Others include Olagbegi Olaoba Victoria (tresurer), Usman Jushua Enemali (welfare) and Eze Innocent Nnamdi as (legal adiviser).

Shortly after the election results were announced, out going President of the NBA, commended the association’s electoral committee chairman and other members for a transparent process. He called on members of the association to support the incoming executive committee members to move the association to a greater height.

He said the participation of lawyers in the election had increased a lot compared to the previous election. “It was fair and open from the beginning to as the electoral committee had said some of us believed in transparent and fair process”, he said. A total of 16,115 lawyers were accredited in the election but 12,421 lawyers voted

I Won't Bow To Pressure, War Against Corruption Must Be Won - Buhari

I Won't Bow To Pressure, War Against Corruption Must Be Won - Buhari


President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday promised Nigerians that he would never surrender to corruption.

He said fighting corruption was a task that must be done in order to protect the larger interests of the ordinary Nigerians whom he said were the worst victims of diseases, poverty, malnutrition and other afflictions.

Buhari spoke in his Eid-el Kabir message to Nigerians made available to journalists by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.

The President said surrendering to corruption was not an option because it destroyed society and progress of nations.

“Even if some people hate you for fighting corruption, you should not chicken out from the task as a leader because doing so is a betrayal of public trust,” he said.

The President explained that religion was a major factor in influencing human behaviour towards good conduct and action.

He, however, regretted that selfishness, greed and corruption had overwhelmed human beings to the extent that people abandoned their religious beliefs in pursuit of their greed.

On the current economic challenges facing Nigerians, the President reassured Nigerians that such were temporary because the welfare of the people was the main thrust of the change agenda of his administration.

To buttress this point, Buhari cited the many initiatives unfolded by the administration under the Social Investment Programme among which was the recent decision to distribute recovered looted funds to the poor against the past practices of re-looting such funds by some people in authority.

Buhari urged Nigerians to rise above personal, group, sectarian and other interests, and promote harmony and tolerance in dealing with one another at all times.

He urged all Muslims to use the Eid-el Kabir for sober reflection and self-examination, and strive to be good ambassadors of their religion by upholding high moral values

He reminded Muslims that this occasion of Eid-ul-Adha is a remembrance of the submission of Prophet Ibrahim Allaihis-Salam to Allah, his Creator, by which he taught the world the value of sacrifice in relating with one another, and when it comes to nation-building.

“We must sacrifice for others and remember always those who are less fortunate than ourselves,” the President declared.
US Identifies Impunity As Causes Of Killings In Nigeria

US Identifies Impunity As Causes Of Killings In Nigeria


The United States has identified impunity as the cause of killings in parts of Nigeria, calling on the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to strengthen the country’s security.

Deputy Chief of Mission and Charge de Affaires, US Embassy in Nigeria, David Young, made this known in an interview with newsmen in Jos, the Plateau state capital.

Young said, “The Nigerian government should strengthen its laws to deal with killers.”

He also urged the Buhari administration to ensure a peaceful and credible process leading to the 2019 general election.

“We want partners in ways to ensure that the kind of violence we have seen over the past months don’t flare up in any election.

“On behalf of the United States government and American people, I want to express again our condolences on the tragic loss of lives across Plateau, North-Central and North-West states. 

Quite a lot of people have died; it has been very terrible tragedies. We want to affirm the sanctity of human lives and anytime a person dies, it is a tragic loss, be that person a Christian, Muslim, Berom, farmer or herder.

“I think it is clear, we know and government knows that as well. A lot of people are doing good things and working hard. But it needs to be even more because it is clear that there is a climate of impunity. When people are committing serious crimes, they get away with it, without being brought to justice,” Young added.
Newly Born Twins Sold For N1.8m In Imo State..Two Ladies Arrested

Newly Born Twins Sold For N1.8m In Imo State..Two Ladies Arrested

Two women, Chizoba Eze and Amaka Eze, have been arrested by the Imo State Police Command for allegedly buying newborn twins, Emmanuel and Emmanuela, for N1.8m in Umuahia, Abia State.

The women, who were said to be from Enugu State, were paraded on Monday by the Imo State Police Public Relations Officer, Andrew Enwerem, who said the suspects were intercepted on Owerri-Aba Road.

The suspects were paraded on Monday alongside six others, who also allegedly abducted and sold nine other children.

The police spokesperson, who decried the rise in abduction of children, said there was a coordinated operation by the state command to eradicate the anomaly.

Emwerem said,  “In our ongoing onslaught against child trafficking, operatives of the command have rescued newborn twins from suspected child traffickers.
The babies

“The twins, a boy and a girl, were rescued on Owerri-Aba Road following a coordinated operation by the command.

“The suspects, who impersonated the mother of the twins, have made useful statements. We will charge them to court at the end of investigation.”

The PPRO advised parents to be mindful of those they left their children with, saying child trafficking was an absurdity.

According to Enwerem, the crackdown on child traffickers was as a result of the community policing strategies of the Inspector-General of Police in the state.

Enwerem accused the six other women that were paraded of being in the business of buying and selling of children.

He said operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad in the state police command rescued nine children stolen from their parents and guardians in Owerri and Benin by the suspects.


He said, “On August 15, on Douglas Road, Owerri, FSARS operatives, led by Banjoko Oluwemimo, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, acting on reliable information, arrested two suspects – Chioma Emeka (34), of Okigwe Local Government Area of Imo State and Happiness Peter (22), of Iyala Ogoja LGA of Cross River State.”

He said other suspects were arrested in Imo, Edo and Lagos states, while their victims (children) were rescued.

He gave the names of the suspects asTheresa Asiegbu, Chioma Emeka, Happiness Peter, Martina Nwadike and Martha Ojimba.

The police spokesperson also gave the names of the rescued children as Somtochukwu Obiduba, Kosarachi Obiduba, Onyinyechi Okpala, Divine Anyaka, Wunmi Habeeb, Chisere Nwadike and one Ndubuisi.

Enwerem said, “Immediately the suspects steal a child, they will change his or her name to erase suspicion. So, parents and guardians, whose children are missing, are advised to report to the Public Relations Department of the Imo State Police Command for the identification and collection of their children.

One of the suspects, Eze, said she paid N1.8m through an arrangement, called sceptic pregnancy, to have the twins.
Ekiti First Class Oba Murdered Inside Palace By Lunatic

Ekiti First Class Oba Murdered Inside Palace By Lunatic

A community in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti was on Monday thrown into mourning after a mentally challenged person stabbed to death the traditional ruler of the community, Oba Gbadebo Ogunsakin.

Some of the residents of community, who spoke on the issue said the traditional ruler was stabbed with knife after a Council meeting with his chiefs.

The Police Public Relations Officer, (PPRO) of Ekiti State Command, DSP Caleb Ikechukwu confirming the incident in a telephone interview with our correspondent, said, “it is true the incident actually happened; the police men had swooped into action.

“The person is said to be of unsound mind and he actually escaped into the bush after committing the crime, our men are combing the bush to fetch the suspect out.

“All I can say for now is that the suspect is within reach and will be put to custody.”

According to one of the residents, Mr Henry Olu, the suspect, whose name was only given as Kunle, is said to be from the royal family of the slain traditional ruler.

He said the mentally challenged person was earlier seen this morning by some chiefs before the council’s meeting sitting on the traditional throne of his victim before he was chased away.

Another source said the traditional ruler was attacked as soon as he finished the community council meeting and was trying to board his official car from his palace to his resident.

“All we heard was a cry for help from the traditional ruler’s driver shortly after the council’s meeting.

“On getting there, we saw our traditional ruler in a pool of blood, as Kunle had stabbed him with knife in the chest.

“We tried rushing him to the hospital, but Oba Ogunsakin gave up the ghost,” the source said.

Some irate youths from the community took to the streets, with some of them carrying dangerous weapons like sticks, cutlasses and broken bottles in search of the suspect.

The youths mounted road blocks on major junctions that lead to the community.

All attempt to speak with one of the chiefs in the community proved abortive, as they were said to be in an emergency meeting on the burial rite of the late Oba.

A market in Ikole-Ekiti was deserted as many buyers and sellers who come from nearby communities had to run for their safety.

The late Oba Gbadebo Ogunsakin ascended the throne of “Onise” of Odo-Oro-Ekiti in 1986.
IPOB Women Remanded In Prisons As Court Denies Jurisdiction To Grant Them Bail

IPOB Women Remanded In Prisons As Court Denies Jurisdiction To Grant Them Bail

A Magistrate Court sitting in Owerri, has denied the jurisdiction to grant Bail to IPOB Women who were arrested by the Imo State Police Command on the 17th Of August 2018.
The activists are faced with Ten Count charges, which includes;

(i)Treason

(ii)Terrorism and other baseless charges.

Recall that massive number of unarmed IPOB Women, who exercised their human right to Freedom of assembly on the 17th Of August 2018 as enshrined in the Nigeria #Constitution, were molested, assaulted and arrested by the #Nigeria combined Force Team.

The Women were not only detained for more than 24hours without trial, but denied proper medical attention.
This resulted to a #Pregnant #Woman, bleeding and a Woman slumped in the court premesis.
Aged Women within the age of 60 and above, were also detained, assaulted and denied proper medical attention, by their Family members.

There was peaceful demonstration in the court, as Women stripped naked and refused the security agents from transferring the Women to Prison custody.
Women were sighted crying and raining curses on the Nigeria Government, in reaction to the illegal detention of the Women.

IPOB Legal Team are processing the Bail Application, which will filed before a High Court.
Court adjourns the matter, to 3rd Of September 2018.