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Gbenga Odunsi

Writer, Investigative Journalist, and Social Media Strategist

Pregnant Teenager Commits Suicide After Parents Reportedly Sent Her Packing

A 17-year old girl identified only as Abibatu, in the Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State has allegedly committed suicide after her parents sent her out of the house for getting pregnant, Punch reports. A source, speaking to Punch said she was chastised by her parents on Friday. The source added. On Saturday morning, we heard that the girl was dead. We …

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Police invites Sen. Shehu Sani to its headquarters

Shehu Sani, the Senator representing Kaduna Central, on Monday confirmed that the police have invited him to its headquarters in Kaduna State. Confirming the invitation through his Twitter handle, Sani said the police invited him to the station at 10:45am on Monday. Although, Shehu did not disclose the reasons why he was invited to the police headquarters. The senator said …

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Woman In Court For Slapping Police Officer In Abuja

The Police on Monday arraigned one Faith Michael in a Karu Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly slapping and intimidating a police officer. The 27-year-old woman was arraigned on a five-count charge, bordering on joint act, obstructing public servant from discharging lawful duties, assault, defamation of character and intimidation. She, however, pleaded “not guilty”. Vincent Osuji, the Police prosecutor …

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Bike Snatcher Dies In Ogun While Escaping

A bike snatcher met his Waterloo on Saturday when he fell into a ditch and hit his head on a concrete culvert while trying to escape after snatching a motorcycle from its owner, whom he also shot in Ogun State. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said: “the armed robber, who pretended to be a passenger, boarded the …

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Johns Hopkins University Revokes Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree

Johns Hopkins University announced Thursday afternoon that its board of trustees has revoked an honorary degree previously presented to Bill Cosby. This came hours after the iconic entertainer was convicted on three counts of felony-aggravated indecent assault in connection with a 2004 incident at his home near Philadelphia. Cosby, 80, was one of four people to receive an honorary from …

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Woman Arrested For Burning Her Own Daughter With Electric Iron (Photos)

The Lagos State Police Command is investigating a case of child abuse reported by Chosen Child Orphanage Home, located at Gastya Estate, Ijora-Badia on behalf of Aishat Sheriff, a 16-year-old girl child whose upper and lower right limbs were allegedly burnt by her biological mother, one Ayo Sheriff, 30 years old, by means of electric pressing iron over minor misunderstanding. …

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Hardship Forced Us To Sell Our Baby – Couple

A 35-year-old man identified as Nkemakolam Ugorji, and his wife, Happiness, have confessed that economic hardship made them to sell their two-day-old baby girl. Ugorji and Happiness said they had been married for seven years and already had four, adding that they could not care for the fifth baby and therefore decided to give away the baby to foster parents. …

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Why I Can’t Marry Nigerian Woman – Rohr

Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles’ technical adviser, has revealed he will not marry a Nigerian woman. Although the tactician stated his admiration for Nigerian ladies in an interview with The Sun on Saturday, he said language and culture are barriers to such intentions. “My president (Amaju Pinnick) joked about it recently. He said he was going to hand me a Nigerian woman and we …

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Secondary School Cultist Stabs Classmate

A secondary school female cult member has stabbed a classmate in the eye. The suspect, identified as Josephine, stabbed Lillian Friday for refusing to join her group. The incident happened in Community Secondary School, Otuoke in the Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa on Thursday. Benson Agiobu, the victim’s uncle, said Lillian met Josephine on the way and she insisted …

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