The Enugu State government has swung into action into action in the adequate care and offset the medical bills of Miss Nneoma Nnadi, a house help who maltreated and injured by her guardians, Mrs. Ifeoma Ozougwu and her husband, Mr. Jude Ozogwu.The Enugu State Police Command arrested these couples, after the news got to governor of the State, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and he directed the Commissioner for Gender affairs and Child Development, RT. Hon. Princess Peace Nnaji, to visit the victim at the hospital and ensure adequate medical attention.Reports have it that the woman and husband who hail from Aku in Igbo-Etiti Local government area but resides at Thinkers Corner, Enugu, inflicted the child with various degree of injuries.Hon. Nnaji ensured that this matter will never be overlooked and will also ensure that every child is protected.The mother of the victim, Mrs Nnedinso expressed gratitude to Gov. Ugwuanyi for the state’s intervention and concern.
A nineteen (19) year-old Chemistry Undergraduate Of University of Ilorin, Ajayi Joshua Oluwatobi, had been jailed to nine (9) months Imprisonement by Justice Sikiru Oyinloye Of Kwara State High court on Tuesday, 30th june, 2020, for defrauding three (3) fellow students who were seeking accommodation.
Justice Oyinloye ordered Oluwatobi to pay the sum of One hundred and Five Thousand Naira (#105,000) as a fine aside the prison term after he was found guilty of three –count Charges. The Justice said that this will serve as a warning to others nursing such a crime as each crime he committed attracts three (3) months imprisonment which runs concurrently.
The charges read that: Ajayi Joshua Oluwatobiloba, on the month of November 2019, in Ilorin, within the jurisdiction of this honorable court, cheated by fraudulently deceived Oluwabukolami Eniola to pay Forty Five Thousand Naira (#45,000) into the GT bank account 045262140 of one Hassan Adefemi Daniel as payment for Hostel accommodation, a representation you knew to be false and thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 320 of the Penal Code and punishable under Section 322 of the same Law.”
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC port Harcourt’s Zonal Office on Tuesday, june 30, 2020, Arraigned Alleged Internet Fraud Kingpin, Onwuzuruike Ikenna (a.k.a Jeff Sikora), a self –styled President/ Chief Executive Officer Of United States-based for $8.5m scam.
The offence contravenes Section 1 (a) of the advanced Fee Fraud and other Fraud Related offences Act, 2006 and punishable under Section 1 (3) of the same act.
Justice A.T Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Port- Harcourt, River State in the presence of Prime Trust Credit Union Bank, found Onwuzuruike, on an eight (8) count charges centering on impersonation, forgery, conspiracy, possession of proceeds and obtaining of money by false pretence to the amount of Eight Million, Five Hundred and Two Thousand Dollars ($8,502,000,00).
He confessed; I started killing this February and I have kidnapped and killed four persons since I started. I tell them I want to buy shoes that I sell and they believe it. I kill them by holding them on their neck.
A man suspected to be a serial killer that specializes in abducting and killing his victims in Igbo-Etche , Etche Local Government has confessed while being paraded by the River States Police Command before Journalists in his home.
The man who is also a shoe maker had led the journalists to the suck away where he disposes the dead bodies of his victims who are mostly his clients who supplies him shoes to sell. He narrated that his wife and children in Garrison but his wife is not aware of his heinous actions as he stays alone in his house at Igbo-Etche. He kills his victims by first striking them on their hearts and then strangles them.
An Igbo man by name Mazi, Ikenna Nweke who resides in Japan has been commended by the Japanese Police for returning a lost wallet containing a credit card and also a huge money to its owner through the police.Nweke is a Ph.D student at the University of Tsukuba, Japan and also a teaching assistant in same University.The police had expressed their gratitude towards his selfless attitude, in a letter to him. They stressed that not every Nigerian is criminal minded.Nweke who hails from Amauzari in Isiala Mvano LG, Imo State, was born in Anambra State, and raised in Okpoko Onitsha before relocating to Japan in 2013 through a scholarship by the Japanese government, narrated to press that he stumbled on the wallet while climbing the stairs to buy some items for the wife at Tsukaba centre.
Bukola, a mother two, was rushed to the Ile Epo General Hospital by her husband’s brother who lives nearby after she attempted to kill herself by drinking a poisonous substance.Bukola who resides at No. 2 Kuburat Lawal Street, Abule-Egba, Lagos, revealed on the hospital bed that her action was on the basis of frustration and maltreatment by her husband, Mr. Wasiu Agboola who beats and inflicts her with pains which was confirmed by her neighbours who pleaded anonymity. They said the woman suffers battering and beating from any slight disagreement especially when she refuses him sex because she’s hungry. They confirmed also that she sleeps in the cold outside the street when he throws her out and anyone who tries to intervene gets a fight from the husband. What made her want to give up on life this time is that the man forced her on Thursday night to break into improvised save (Kolo) to buy foodstuffs for five (5) children who had not eaten for few days.
Two brothers, Saheed Obadimeji, aged 19 and Ayodeji Obadimeji, 18 who resides at Tunde Balogun Street, Shapati, Ibeju- Lekki were arrested by 8:30 am on the 26th of June by the police team with fresh human head which they hid in a sack, while on patrol between Ajah/Epe express way.The suspects had confessed that a native doctor by name Sodiq, had contracted them at the cost of two hundred thousand Naira (₦200,000) to provide him with human head.The brothers triggered by the money, lured the victim by sending the 10 year old boy, Joseph Makinde to buy coke, when he returned, they held him and cut off his head with a knife.Till now, effort is still being made to arrest Sodiq Abefe, the native doctor who contracted these brothers to commit murder, meanwhile, the remaining part of the victim’s body has been recovered from an uncompleted building at Shapati.This case has been handed over to the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence (SCIID) by the Commissioner Of Police for proper investigation.
Kadijah, a 5year old girl was raped to death by her cousin. Kadijah’s mum had sent her With her elder sister who is 8-year-old on an holiday to stay with their aunty, her mum’s elder sister. Sadly, their elder cousin who’s the son of their aunt raped them. He first raped the first daughter who’s 8year. His mum found out but kept it away from her younger sister, Kadijah’s mum and started treating her secretly.The son didn’t stop there, he went ahead and raped the last girl, Khadijah, who’s just 5year old. He destroyed her private part. His mother also his it from the children’s mother and started treating her as well, but unfortunately, Khadijah died out of rape pains.To worsen the matter, their Aunt called her younger sister that her child is dead, crying she doesn’t know what killed her and she wants to bury her. The husband of her younger sister abruptly refused and took his children for autopsy. The result came out that her 5year old daughter was repeatedly raped to death.The second daughter who’s also 8 year old was also examined and the doctor confirmed that her womb was completely destroyed. The aunt and her son have been arrested and she confessed she tried her best to treat the girls. She said she couldn’t report her son out of mother’s love..
Mogbonjubola Awofolu had shared her story on Instagram after an abusing husband broke her hand as she prevents him from beating his wife. According to the the lady, the man had carried her dressing morrow and threw at her as the man, Tobi came to her house to beat up his wife and tried to stop him. She also alleged that the man went to the police station before she could get there to report and bribed the police to pervert Justice.
Princess Folashade Eloho Bello, a single mother of one had died by suspected Suicide in Port Harcourt after crying out for help through a post on Facebook on 19th June. She poured out her heart about giving up hope but no one took her serious as she masked the pain in her heart with a smiley. Friends said that didn’t know she was going through a lot. She allegedly committed Suicide on the 21st June, two days after sharing the post leaving behind a son. A friend on Facebook claimed she was depressed and took a harmful substance.
On Monday Evening,some Almajiris were evacuated from various Tsangaya schools in different parts of the states and were taken to treatment Centre at Tudun Fulani in Bosso Local Government Area.An eye witness said that some of them were seen very early on Tuesday moving out through different escape routes of the Centre after they have been registered by the Covid-19 state task force team. Sheikh Hassan Musa, the National Chairman of the association of Quran memorizers, blames the development on the poor implementation of the repatriation of Amajiri to their various states of origin after the parents of the children have been calling their respective mallams to get information about their children in their custody.The Niger State task force on Covid-19, Ahmad Matane, have not been reached, hence he hasn’t responded to the SMD sent to him on the on the issue.
Two kitchen knives and two bottles of sniper were found in the scene where the horrific incident happened. It was believed that the man( Mr Femi) had killed his wife. The neighbours close to the couple’s apartment heard a loud music coming from their house which lasted for many hours. They had reported to the estate authorities who went to appeal to them to turn the volume down. They met the wife’s sister downstairs with the couple’s kids and complained to her. She went upstairs at once to inform them but got no response after knocking severally.The estate officials decided to pull down the door and met the couple’s dead.The man had bound the woman’s hands and legs and her mouth shut with cello tape. He shaved her head with clipper, stabbed her eyes, head, and stabbed her multiple knives with different knives. When he’s sure the wife is dead, he committed suicide by drinking sniper.The Homicide detectives have sealed up the place, the corpse of the man and woman have been moved to the hospital for autopsy while investigation is ongoing. However, the man have always questioned the paternity of his second child.Before the incidence, neighbours have spotted the couple’s jogging together.
On Saturday Evening, At Ode-Irele Local Government Area, a man identified as Bebu Abiodun (35), was said to have battered his wife, Aderonke Adeyemi (33) in Ondo State. Aderonke, a mother of one was said to have been rushed to a private hospital in town after the couple fought openly on the street.The two younger brothers of the woman, Ezekiel and Banjo Adewole, explained that their sister have been complaining to them for long about her husband’s maltreatment. They have been settling for then but the reason for this present fight was that she had refused to abort her three- month old baby she has for her husband. He had went on to beat her with injuries all over her body. The husband was alleged to have threatened to kill her and tried to remove the foetus himself. The case had been reported to police, legal actions have been taking up as investigation is ongoing
Master Joseph Oluomachi Opara had made waves in the internet following a video of his Catholic hymned song Which attracted commendation from the public.Governor Hope Uzodimma had announce that he has adopted him as his child and will sponsor his Education from Primary school to Catholic Priesthood. The State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Declan Emelumba had announced the news to the Opara family in Nekede Mechanic Village in Owerre, Imo State. Governor Hope Uzodimma listened to the video of Master Opara singing and wants to take up the responsibility of training him from his present primary four (4) until he becomes an ordained priest. Berneth Opara ( Joseph’s father) had thanked the Governor, and was very grateful that God has used him to bless his family
The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) arrested a primary school teacher, Mrs. Rosaline Uche Egbuha, alongside three bank staff ( Beckley Ojo, an Operations Manager, Chisomaga Daly- Okoro, a staff of the legal department of the bank, Sarah Uguma and a lawyer to GTB, Nsikak Udoh, and her lawyer, Fredinard Isa due to their connivance in lifting the restriction placed on her account and subsequent transfer of ₦550m into the GTB account of FBI Legal, a company owned by the lawyer.Mrs. Egbuha, a teacher with Ozala Primary School, Abagana, Anambra State, was earlier arrested in 2019 after an investigation into her bank transaction upon the receipt of petition. Investigation showed her alleged involvement in laundering. She told investigators during the interrogation that the money in her account belonged to her 24-year-old son, Chidozie Fabian Ejeaka, whose whereabouts is not known yet.In the 4th of June 2020, ICPC noticed that the same day the court order was obtained, the money was moved into multiple accounts.₦340 million, in two installments of ₦200 million and ₦140, million was also moved into Polaris bank account of a Bureau de Change operator. ₦100million was transferred into the GTB account of Edokaf Multi-global while ₦18million was sent to the private account of the lawyer, Isa. Meanwhile, investigation is still on-going.