Friday, 30 June 2017

Female undergraduate, Joy Odama died of carbon monoxide poisoning, not cocaine – Autopsy

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A 200- level undergraduate student of Mass Communications at the Cross River State University, Joy Odama,whose mother claimed she was killed by an Alhaji, died after inhaling carbon monoxide. This is according to the police autopsy report revealed on Thursday.

Grandma Sentenced To 25 Years In Jail For Drug Trafficking

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, sentenced 64-year-old Odeyemi Omolola, who is charged before the court alongside a Lagos socialite, Mrs. Funmilola Ogbuaya, also known as Funmilola Ogundipe, popularly known in social circles as Ariket, to 25 years imprisonment, for attempting to export 1.595 kilogrammes of cocaine to Saudi Arabia.

Trial judge, Justice Hadizat Rabiu-Shagari sentenced the convict, who is also known as Ariyo Monsurat Olabisi, after she changed her plea in an amended five counts of the charge.

Boko Haram Storm Borno Village In Fresh Attack, Kills 6

At least six civilians were killed and scores seriously injured when Islamist terrorist believed to be Boko Haram members attacked a community in the southern part of Borno State on Wednesday, sources from the besieged community have said, according to Sahara Reporters.

The terrorists reportedly stormed the village of Boderi in Damboa local government area of Borno State Wednesday night, leaving six men and many others wounded.

Nigerian Files Lawsuit To Compel Senate To Ascertain Buhari’s Health Status

Toyin Dawodu, a Nigerian citizen, has filed a lawsuit to compel the Senate of Nigeria to constitute a medical panel to determine if President Muhammadu Buhari can discharge his constitutional duties.

In a statement dated June 28, he said he instructed his attorneys from Forthright Chambers and lawyers for Citizens Advocacy of Nigeria to file the action [FHC/ABJ/CS/508/2017] at the Federal High Court in Abuja a few weeks ago.

Court Sentences Retired VP To Life Imprisonment For Raping 12-Year Old Girl

An Ekiti State High Court, Ado Ekiti, has sentenced a retired vice principal at St. Mary’s Girls Grammar School, Ikole-Ekiti, Taiwo Ajayi, to life imprisonment for raping a 12-year-old pupil of the school.

The court found Ajayi guilty of raping a minor contrary to Section 31(2) of the Child Rights Law of Ekiti State, 2012.

Saraki: Ilorin court slams N4bn damage on Sahara Reporters

An Ilorin High Court, presided over by Justice Adeyinka Oyinloye, has ruled that the publisher of online newspaper, Sahara Reporters, Mr Omoyele Sowore, should pay a sum of N4 billion as damage to the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, over a series of libelous stories published last year by the medium.
According to the judgment passed on Wednesday, the ruling affected stories published by the online medium against Saraki between September and December 2015.

Police to prosecute Joy Odama’s suspected killer,despite autopsy report

Despite the autopsy report saying Joy Odama died of carbon monoxide poisoning, the police will still prosecute Alhaji Usman Adamu.

Her family alleged the 200 level student of Cross River State University of Science and Technology was  murdered by one Alhaji Usman on December 20, 2016 at his guesthouse in Karmo, a community it he Federal Capital Territory.

Ogun College Suspends Lecturer For Impregnating Student Nurse

A lecturer with the Ogun State College of Health Technology, Ilese Ijebu, Dr Seyi Adu, has been indefinitely suspended by the college for allegedly having sex with a nursing student of the school, Mosunmola.
We learnt that the suspension was posted on a notice board at the administration block of the college, where the academic community was asked not to have any dealings with him.

Our correspondent had reported that Adu and Mosunmola had sex in a hotel sometime in August 2016, which both parties did not deny.

Cristiano Ronaldo shares first photo of the twins he welcomed via a surrogate

Cristiano Ronaldo has finally shared a heartwarming photograph of his twins born via a surrogate mother. The 32-year-old footballer confirmed on Facebook yesterday that he was leaving the FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia to be with his new babies for the first time. He uploaded the picture via Instagram this evening and wrote: "So happy to be able to hold the two new loves of my life."

Pregnant woman drugged, hanged and stabbed to death before unborn baby is cut from her womb in horror attack

A 22-year-old woman, who was eight months pregnant, was lured to a home with a false promise of donations for her baby but on getting there, she had her baby cut from her womb after she was hanged and stabbed. Her body was then buried in the back garden by her 27-year-old assailant.

Notorious kidnapper, Evans, files another lawsuit against IGP, demands N300m in damages

Notorious kidnapper, Evans, has filed another lawsuit against the Inspector General of Police, Idris Ibrahim, challenging his continuous detention since his arrest on June 10th.The lawsuit was filed through his counsel at the Federal High Court, Lagos.

He is demanding N300 million in damages for his continuous detention without trial and being subjected to media trials.

Man, 52, arrested 'after pretending he had lost family members in the Grenfell Tower fire to gain money and housing'

A man has been arrested on suspicion of fraudulently attempting to gain money and housing by pretending he had lost family members in the Grenfell Tower fire. 

In the immediate aftermath of the devastating inferno, the 52-year-old was assigned family liaison officers after he claimed that he lost his wife and son in the fire.