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Widow Demands Justice Over Extrajudicial Killing Of Husband By Police

Mrs Goodluck Ogbuji, wife of late Nwamaka Ogbuji, an Ugwuatti Community Youth Leader in Ukwa, Abia State, has appealed to the Federal and Abia Governments for justice.

Ogbuji was an alleged victim of extra-judicial killing by Police Mobile Force men.

Goodluck made the call while speaking to newsmen in Aba on Wednesday.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that policemen attached to Enyimba Economic City Land Acquisition Committee on Jan. 15, at Ugwuatti community in Ukwa West Local Government Area of Abia, allegedly shot Nwamaka dead.

The widow told newsmen that the incident leading to her husband’s death was without provocation.

“It took place at the Ugwuatti community hall, without provocation and justification, hence my call for justice for my late husband and family,” she said.

The 24-year-old widow, now nursing a three months old baby, therefore begged the Federal and Abia governments to ensure the killers of her husband did not escape justice.

Goodluck said that since the death of her husband, life had become “a living hell” for her and her three months old baby whom she said was seriously ill.

She said that both her and the child were going through untold hardship as the petty trading business her late husband established for her had gone down.

“It’s painful. Only God in heaven can explain my pains to you and everyone out there.

“I have been made a widow for no reason at the age of 24; my dear husband was killed for doing absolutely nothing.

“I’ve cried but have discovered that crying will not stop my pains. Only justice can solve my problem.

“I can’t forget that day they brought evil to my home. I was in the little shop he opened for me few poles away from our house when people rushed to tell me my husband has been killed.

“My husband is the youth leader of his kindred and he only went to hear what those who came to take the community land for the Enyimba Economic City came to say.

“The police officers that came with the Coordinator of the Enyimba Economic City, David Akoma, killed my husband for no reason.

“By the custom of our land, I’m supposed to be in my house mourning the evil they brought upon me, but I’m out looking for what to eat and take care of my baby.

“Now, I’m hearing they are accusing my husband whom they shot right in his own community of being a kidnapper.

“They killed my husband and in a swift move to cover up their evil, they’re now trying to prevent me from getting the deserved justice, that is evil upon evil and good people should not let it stand,” she said.

Mr Vincent Ogbuji, the younger brother of the deceased, also urged the Abia government to ensure justice was done because of his brother’s gruesome death.

“I want justice; let them prosecute David Akoma and his group who masterminded the killing of my brother.

“We’re weeping uncontrollably day and night and the little boy whose father they killed always cry because he has been used to his father carrying him before his painful death,” he said.

NAN also recalls that Mr Ene Okon, the Abia Commissioner of police, had told newsmen that Ugwuatti youths armed themselves and tried to snatch riffles from police officers resulting in Ogbuji’s death.

Okon’s statement was however refuted by Ugwuatti people and family members of the deceased, his wife and eyewitnesses who also said that the police were trying to hide their extra-judicial murder.

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Court Sentences Maryam Sanda To Death By Hanging For Husband’s Murder

An FCT High Court on Monday sentenced Maryam Sanda, the woman who stabbed her husband to death, Bilyaminu, son of a former national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Haliru Bello, to death by hanging.

Delivering judgment, Justice Yusuf Halilu, convicted her on circumstantial evidence.

The killing was premeditated, the police said.

The police accused Sanda of stabbing her husband with a broken bottle at about 3:50 a.m. on Nov. 18, 2017

The police also accused Maimuna Aliyu, Sanda’s mother; Aliyu, her brother, and Sadiya Aminu, her housemaid, of tampering with evidence by cleaning the blood and other proofs from the crime scene, but charges were later dropped. (NAN)

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Another University Lecturer Caught Up In Sex For Marks Scandal

A lecturer, Olabisi Olaleye, at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) has been accused of demanding sex in exchange for grades.

The incident comes after Prof. Richard Akindele was dismissed from same university after being indicted for demanding sex from a female student to help improve her grades. Akindele was later jailed by a court for 2 years.

Motunrayo Afolayan, a 400-level student of the Department of International Relations, Faculty of Administration, says Mr Olaleye failed her in Diplomacy course with code IRS 305 during the 2017/2018 academic calendar while in 300 level.

When she sought to write the exam again in the 2018/2019 session, the lecturer continued his threats to fail her if she refuses to lay with him.

A senior official in the faculty, who pleaded anonymity, told Premium Times that the student sought help from another lecturer in the department, Sunday Omotuyi.

Mr Omotuyi, according to the source, declined to intervene because he had met the lecturer sometime in 2014 on behalf of another student but was shooed away by Olaleye who described his colleague as too ‘junior’ to talk to him on such matters.

Afolayan made a recording of the lecturer which she showed to other lecturers who requested for evidence.

Olaleye is heard saying in Yoruba: “I promise you will fail this course three times except you sleep with me.”

A university source told the news platform: “So, she was in Olaleye’s office and just as predicted, Olaleye held her by the hand and began to fondle her. While he was carried away, the lady turned on the voice recording application on her phone and taped all his vulgar words including the threat.”

Olaleye reportedly released Afolayan’s result alongside a few others when he learnt the incident had been reported. The result showed that the student passed.

OAU authorities set up a probe panel headed by the provost of the university’s postgraduate college, Prof Yetunde Ajibade.

Olaleye appeared before the panel in November last year, while Omotuyi faced the panel on January 9.

The student also confirmed meeting the panel with other female students in the department as witnesses.

The lecturer, however, told the news platform that he denied harassing Afolayan in a written response to a query from the management.

He attributed the delay in releasing Afolayan’s result to his co-lecturer, who teaches the course with him, Omolara Akinyemi, saying she was busy with “accreditation issues.”

OAU spokesman, Abiodun Olarewaju, said the university will get justice done in the case.

“There is no basis for anybody to nurse any fear about the possible outcome of the probe,” he said.

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Nigerian Pastor Convicted Of Multiple Rapes Of Children With Wife’s Help In UK

A Birmingham Crown Court jury has found a Nigerian pastor guilty of numerous charges of rape and abortion.

Michael Oluronbi, a self-styled prophet who also worked as a pharmacist, abused seven victims over 20 years.

His wife, Juliana Oluronbi, arranged abortions for four girls, with one girl estimating she had five or six during secondary school.

The court heard that Mr Oluronbi ran a splinter group to the Cherubim and Seraphim Church at a private home in Birmingham where he held “spiritual baths” for people in an upstairs bathroom, a pretext for sexual abuse.

Police said he had ‘a hold over the congregation’ such that anything he said was taken to be true.

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said those abused fell under the “influence and authority the defendants held and honestly believed their actions were on God’s behalf”.

The prosecution said the abuse of one boy and six girls started when they were children. It continued into adulthood for some.

The abuse went on for years until one victim reported to the police.

Oluronbi, 60, was arrested in May 2018 at Birmingham Airport while trying to flee the UK. was convicted of 15 rape charges, seven indecent assaults and two sexual assaults.

His wife, 58, was found guilty of three charges of aiding and abetting rape.

The jury, which found Oluronbi not guilty of one rape and attempted rape, could not reach a verdict on six charges.

The Oluronbis’ crimes began open for reporting after the CPS said on Tuesday it would not be seeking a retrial.

A filmed confession released by the police shows the preacher describing himself to a victim’s relative as “an animal”.

The couple will be sentenced on a later date.

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Man Bags 2 Weeks Imprisonment For Receiving Calls In Court

A High Court in Ilorin on Tuesday sentenced a man, Abdulwahab Adebayo, to two weeks in a correctional facility for receiving phone calls during court proceedings.

The Justice Sikiru Oyinloye found Adebayo guilty of disturbing the court proceedings with his phone conversations.

Oyinloye said that the convict distracted the court and when he was summoned by the police officer attached to the court to stop disturbing the court, he refused.

“The convict refused to stop disturbing the court until another policeman dragged him off the court.

“ He also exhibited a rude attitude in court, as he shouted and claimed to be innocent. The court premises is not a commercial call centre where anybody can receive or make calls as they wish.

”People commit contempt of court with negligence. Ignorance of the law is an offence, I hereby sentence you to two weeks imprisonment, without an option of fine,” Oyinloye ruled.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Adebayo had pleaded for mercy.

“I wanted to collect money for my sick mother from my brother and could not meet him before getting to court premises, I had to make the call out of frustration,” he said.

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Man Bags 2 Weeks Imprisonment For Receiving Calls In Court

A High Court in Ilorin on Tuesday sentenced a man, Abdulwahab Adebayo, to two weeks in a correctional facility for receiving phone calls during court proceedings.

The Justice Sikiru Oyinloye found Adebayo guilty of disturbing the court proceedings with his phone conversations.

Oyinloye said that the convict distracted the court and when he was summoned by the police officer attached to the court to stop disturbing the court, he refused.

“The convict refused to stop disturbing the court until another policeman dragged him off the court.

“ He also exhibited a rude attitude in court, as he shouted and claimed to be innocent. The court premises is not a commercial call centre where anybody can receive or make calls as they wish.

”People commit contempt of court with negligence. Ignorance of the law is an offence, I hereby sentence you to two weeks imprisonment, without an option of fine,” Oyinloye ruled.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Adebayo had pleaded for mercy.

“I wanted to collect money for my sick mother from my brother and could not meet him before getting to court premises, I had to make the call out of frustration,” he said.

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Man Bags 2 Weeks Imprisonment For Receiving Calls In Court

A High Court in Ilorin on Tuesday sentenced a man, Abdulwahab Adebayo, to two weeks in a correctional facility for receiving phone calls during court proceedings.

The Justice Sikiru Oyinloye found Adebayo guilty of disturbing the court proceedings with his phone conversations.

Oyinloye said that the convict distracted the court and when he was summoned by the police officer attached to the court to stop disturbing the court, he refused.

“The convict refused to stop disturbing the court until another policeman dragged him off the court.

“ He also exhibited a rude attitude in court, as he shouted and claimed to be innocent. The court premises is not a commercial call centre where anybody can receive or make calls as they wish.

”People commit contempt of court with negligence. Ignorance of the law is an offence, I hereby sentence you to two weeks imprisonment, without an option of fine,” Oyinloye ruled.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Adebayo had pleaded for mercy.

“I wanted to collect money for my sick mother from my brother and could not meet him before getting to court premises, I had to make the call out of frustration,” he said.

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Man Bags 2 Weeks Imprisonment For Receiving Calls In Court

A High Court in Ilorin on Tuesday sentenced a man, Abdulwahab Adebayo, to two weeks in a correctional facility for receiving phone calls during court proceedings.

The Justice Sikiru Oyinloye found Adebayo guilty of disturbing the court proceedings with his phone conversations.

Oyinloye said that the convict distracted the court and when he was summoned by the police officer attached to the court to stop disturbing the court, he refused.

“The convict refused to stop disturbing the court until another policeman dragged him off the court.

“ He also exhibited a rude attitude in court, as he shouted and claimed to be innocent. The court premises is not a commercial call centre where anybody can receive or make calls as they wish.

”People commit contempt of court with negligence. Ignorance of the law is an offence, I hereby sentence you to two weeks imprisonment, without an option of fine,” Oyinloye ruled.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Adebayo had pleaded for mercy.

“I wanted to collect money for my sick mother from my brother and could not meet him before getting to court premises, I had to make the call out of frustration,” he said.

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Pastor Stabs Wife To Death, Kills Himself During Church Service (Video)

Worshippers of Ground For Jesus Church were on Sunday left in shock after the pastor stabbed his wife to death before committing suicide during a church service in Mombasa, Kenya.

According to police report, the Pastor, Elisha Misiko, unleashed a knife at the pulpit, where he was sitting together with his wife, and stabbed her on the back and head, leaving her for dead.

The woman succumbed to her injuries moments after being rushed to Coast General Hospital.

Witnesses say the pastor then committed suicide by slitting his throat using the same knife.

Kisauni Police Commander Julius Kiragu confirmed the incident saying investigations into the incident were underway.

The police also found on Misiko a 17-page suicide note detailing marital disputes with his wife.

However, the police did not share details of the suicide note.

The two bodies were moved to the Coast General Hospital mortuary.

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Pastor Stabs Wife To Death, Kills Himself During Church Service (Video)

Worshippers of Ground For Jesus Church were on Sunday left in shock after the pastor stabbed his wife to death before committing suicide during a church service in Mombasa, Kenya.

According to police report, the Pastor, Elisha Misiko, unleashed a knife at the pulpit, where he was sitting together with his wife, and stabbed her on the back and head, leaving her for dead.

The woman succumbed to her injuries moments after being rushed to Coast General Hospital.

Witnesses say the pastor then committed suicide by slitting his throat using the same knife.

Kisauni Police Commander Julius Kiragu confirmed the incident saying investigations into the incident were underway.

The police also found on Misiko a 17-page suicide note detailing marital disputes with his wife.

However, the police did not share details of the suicide note.

The two bodies were moved to the Coast General Hospital mortuary.

Watch the video below;

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Pastor Stabs Wife To Death, Kills Himself During Church Service (Video)

Worshippers of Ground For Jesus Church were on Sunday left in shock after the pastor stabbed his wife to death before committing suicide during a church service in Mombasa, Kenya.

According to police report, the Pastor, Elisha Misiko, unleashed a knife at the pulpit, where he was sitting together with his wife, and stabbed her on the back and head, leaving her for dead.

The woman succumbed to her injuries moments after being rushed to Coast General Hospital.

Witnesses say the pastor then committed suicide by slitting his throat using the same knife.

Kisauni Police Commander Julius Kiragu confirmed the incident saying investigations into the incident were underway.

The police also found on Misiko a 17-page suicide note detailing marital disputes with his wife.

However, the police did not share details of the suicide note.

The two bodies were moved to the Coast General Hospital mortuary.

Watch the video below;

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Pastor Stabs Wife To Death, Kills Himself During Church Service (Video)

Worshippers of Ground For Jesus Church were on Sunday left in shock after the pastor stabbed his wife to death before committing suicide during a church service in Mombasa, Kenya.

According to police report, the Pastor, Elisha Misiko, unleashed a knife at the pulpit, where he was sitting together with his wife, and stabbed her on the back and head, leaving her for dead.

The woman succumbed to her injuries moments after being rushed to Coast General Hospital.

Witnesses say the pastor then committed suicide by slitting his throat using the same knife.

Kisauni Police Commander Julius Kiragu confirmed the incident saying investigations into the incident were underway.

The police also found on Misiko a 17-page suicide note detailing marital disputes with his wife.

However, the police did not share details of the suicide note.

The two bodies were moved to the Coast General Hospital mortuary.

Watch the video below;

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Vigilante Group Arrests 3 Suspected Kidnappers Along Lokoja-Abuja Road (Photos)

A vigilante group at Manyare village, near Kotonkarfe town, have reportedly killed four suspected kidnappers operating on Abuja-Lokoja highway.

According to report, three among the kidnappers were arrested at the scene while attempting to escape into the bush and were later handed over to the Nigerian Army.

Seven AK 47 rifles were recovered from the kidnappers alongside the motorcycles they used in operating.

It was gathered that the incident happened around 6.37 am on Tuesday, December 31, when the vigilante on patrol along the axis encountered the kidnappers.

See photos below;

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6 Men Sentenced To Death For Raping, Killing Student

A court in north-western Vietnam sentenced six men to death for raping and murdering 22-year-old student Cao My Duyen in a case that shocked the country earlier this year, state media reported on Monday.

On Feb. 2, gang leader Vi Van Toan told his gang members that the student’s mother owed him nearly 13,000 dollars for buying about 700 grams of heroin in May 2017.

He said he wanted them to help him kidnap her daughter and blackmail her.

In return, Toan would give them money and drugs, the online newspaper Tien Phong reported.

One of the gang members went to Muong Thanh market in the city of Dien Bien Phu, where Duyen was helping her mother sell chickens, according to the Vnexpress online newspaper.

He then asked her to deliver 13 chickens to a specific address in town.

When she arrived, the group kidnapped her, took the chickens and the bike and kept her at the house of another gang member.

Toan then called to the student’s mother to ask her to pay him, but the mother refused to do so.

Five men had in turns raped her for three days then decided to strangle her to death on early Feb. 7.

Toan and the five men were sentenced to death on Sunday.

Two men and one woman were each sentenced to between three and 10 years in prison for their involvement in the case.

Duyen’s mother was sentenced to 20 years in prison in November 2018 for her involvement in the drug ring.

The court found the 44-year-old mother guilty of storing, transporting and illegally purchasing narcotics.

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Student Jailed For 6 Months For Stealing N40,000

A Grade 1 Area Court in Dutse, Abuja on Friday sentenced Aliyu Musa, a 24-year-old student to six months imprisonment for stealing N40, 000 with a stolen ATM card.

The Presiding Officer, Mr Suleiman Mohammed, who tried and found Musa guilty however, gave him an option to pay N30, 000 as fine.

Mohammed held that the convict failed to give the court a reasonable explanation why he committed the crime.

He also ordered that the money confisticated from the convict by the police be returned to its owner.

The convict, who resides in Ushafa area of Bwari was convicted of Joint act and theft.

He pleaded guilty.

Earlier, the prosecutor, Mr Tunde Arowolo told the court that the convict was reported at the Bwari Police Station by one Emmanuel Anyade, a businessman in Ushafa village, Bwari, on Dec.14.

According to Arowolo, the convict went to the complainant’s shop where he operated mobile money transactions through POS and withdrew N40, 000 from a first bank account belonging to one Amadi Ogechi.

“He also returned the next day to withdraw another N20,000 from the same account when the owner of the shop asked him to produce an identity card that correspondended with the account.

“He failed to do that and was thereby arrested.”

The prosecution added that during police investigation, the convict also confessed to the crime but said that he was sent by one Musa Maiwake who is presently at large, to withdraw the money and take it to him at Maraba in Nassarawa state.

The prosecution noted that the act, contravened sections 79 and 287 of the penal code.

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