WOMAN SENT TO JAIL FOR STABBING NEIGHBOUR WHO PLAYFULLY TOUCHED HER TO DEATH

A 35-year-old woman, Stella Olowofoyekun, was, on Friday, remanded in a correctional centre by a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stabbing her neighbour to death with a broken bottle. The defendant, who is a petty trader, is facing a count charge of murder, but her plea was not taken. Chief Magistrate Oluwatoyin Oghere, ordered that the defendant be kept at the Ikoyi Correctional Center, Lagos, pending legal advice from the Lagos State Director of Public Prosecution (DPP). Oghere, thereafter, adjourned the case till March 24. Earlier, the…

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MEET 20 AFRICAN BILLIONAIRES ACCORDING TO FORBES, SEE THEIR WORTH

Rank Name Net Worth Age #1 Aliko Dangote $10.1 B 62 #2 Nassef Sawiris $8 B 58 #3 Mike Adenuga $7.7 B 66 #3 Nicky Oppenheimer $7.7 B 74 #5 Johann Rupert $6.5 B 69 #6 Issad Rebrab $4.4 B 76 #7 Mohamed Mansour $3.3 B 71 #8 Abdulsamad Rabiu $3.1 B 59 #9 Naguib Sawiris $3 B 65 #10 Patrice Motsepe $2.6 B 57 #11 Koos Bekker $2.5 B 67 #12 Yasseen Mansour $2.3 B 58 #13 Isabel dos Santos $2.2 B 46 #14 Youssef Mansour $1.9 B 74…

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WOMAN POISONS HUSBAND TO DEATH WITH EYE DROPS

Photo: Getty Image A South Carolina woman was Thursday sentenced to 25 years in jail after she admitted poisoning her husband by putting eye drops in his drinking water. In a plea deal, Lana Sue Clayton, 53, pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the death of Steven Clayton, 64, at their home in Clover, near Charlotte, CBS-affiliate WBTV reported. She was accused of poisoning her husband by lacing his drinking water with eye drops between July 19 and 21, 2018. Her husband was initially thought to have died of natural…

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DSS SET TO WADE IN ON OMO-AGEGE’S FELONY AND PERJURY CASE

Group Insists On His Removal, Prosecution Indications have emerged that the Directorate of State Services (DSS) will soon initiate investigation into the allegation of perjury and felony against the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege. Yesterday, a coalition of civil societies groups under the aegis of the Guardians of Democracy and Development, and Partners for Legislative Agenda for Nigeria (PLAN) submitted a petition to the Director General of DSS, Yusuf Bichi, on the matter. Convener of the group, Solomon Adodo, argued that Omo-Agege’s continued stay in the Senate would denigrate the…

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OSHIOMHOLE WANTS APC CASE TRANSFERRED FROM JUSTICE KINGSLEY-CHUKWU

Bennett Oghifo National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole, has pressed for the transfer to another court, a case involving his party the All Progressives Congress from Justice Augusta U. Kingsley-Chukwu of the Rivers State High Court, demanding that she be compossorily retired. Oshiomhole’s request is contained in two separate letters dated 27th December, 2019, addressed to the Chief Judge of Rivers State Justice A.I. Iyayi-Lamikanra, the Chief Justice of Nigeria/Chairman, National Judicial Council Justice Mohammed Tanko. In his letter to the Chief Judge of Rivers…

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46-YR OLD AMERICAN MUM IN KANO TO WED 23-YR OLD MAN HE MET VIA INSTAGRAM, SEE PICS

American mom, 46, in Kano to marry 23-year-old lover she met on Instagram A 46-year-old American woman, Jeanine Delsky, has arrived at Panshekara, a suburb of Kano, to marry her 23-year-old online boyfriend Sulaiman Babayero Isa. Ms Delsky, who lives in California, USA, landed at Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano on Saturday and went straight to Panshekara to meet the parents of her lover. The two lovers met on Instagram one year ago, exchanged pictures and started online courtship. In an interview with our reporter, Ms Delsky said she…

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RECRUITMENT FRAUD: CANDIDATES ACCUSE CUSTOMS OF DELIBERATELY SENDING INTERVIEW NOTICE HOURS TO THE EXERCISE

Shortlisted candidates in the ongoing recruitment exercise by the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) have made allegations of fraud in the processes leading to the interview session. This is even as there are rumblings within the Service by officers over the alleged faulty processes of the exercise which, they lamented, was contracted out to a consultant. Only a few days ago, the Service advertised that it had shortlisted candidates for interview, which held on Thursday nationwide. However, it was observed that the Service failed to publish the full list of the…

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BUHARI DIRECTS AGF MALAMI TO WADE IN AS MUSLIM CLERIC FACES DEATH SENTENCE IN SAUDI OVER DRUG TRAFFICKING

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation, to handle the case of Ibrahim Ibrahim, a Nigerian cleric on death row in Saudi Arabia. Buhari gave the directive after Bello Mutawalle, governor of Zamfara, prevailed on him to see to the release of Ibrahim, an indigene of Zamfara. According to a statement by Zailani Bappa, media aide to Mutawalle, Ibrahim was wrongly placed on the death row for charges bothering on drug trafficking. “Governor Matawalle yesterday met with President Muhammadu Buhari and appealed on behalf of Ibrahim…

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