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N4m Scam: Arisekola On The Run

The alleged ringleader of fraudsters syndicate involved in the N4 million HIV scam, Arisekola Ademeso Owoseni (Dr. Quash) has denied collecting up to that amount from their victim.

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Car Crash Kills Policeman In Ogun

Azeez Ajasa, a Police Inspector, on Tuesday died in a car accident at Adedero village on the Kobape-Abeokuta Expressway in Ogun. Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Public Relations Officer of Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Agency (TRACE), confirmed the incident to newsmen in Abeokuta. Akinbiyi said the officer, who was driving a white Golf 4 car with registration number EKY 631 BB …

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Man Disappears After Leaving Home For Work

The family and neighbours of a fish farm worker, Ibrahim Sulyman, are in confusion about his whereabouts after he left home for work and did not return. The 24-year-old had been missing since April 10, 2018, when he reportedly left his residence on Shodipo Avenue, LASPOTECH Second Gate, Ikorodu. He was said to have told his flatmate and neighbours that …

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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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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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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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