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Saturday, March 24, 2018

Sad: Beautiful Final Year Student Got Shot To Death On Her Birthday (Photos)

Tears as a 400 level undergraduate student of the department of Banking and Finance in Imo State University, has been shot dead by unknown gunmen.

According to multiple sources, the young lady identified as Ibeh Kelechi Assumpta a.k.a KC who is expected to graduate in August, was shot dead on her birthday on Wednesday, 21st March, 2019 by the men.

It was revealed that her family whom she lived with before the untimely death, were devastated and heartbroken at the Douglas Owerri scene Wednesday evening where the tragedy occurred over yet to be disclosed issue.

According to the brother of the late student who confirmed the tragedy “She was suppose to graduate this year, someone picked a gun, pointed at her, pulled the trigger, she fell in the pool of her blood”.

Confirming the sad news also, the departmental president, Comrade Victor Adiele issued an official statement to IMSU Info-media scope where he expressed bitterness and shock over the sudden demise.

The notification reads;
“It’s a black Thursday for entire students of banking and finance. With tears of agony, bitterness, the entire students of NABAFS mourn the death of their beloved colleague, course mate, friend, sister Ibeh Kelechi Assumpta (Kay Cee), a 400 level student, soon to be graduate by August, who was shot dead yesterday 21st March by unknown.

“Yesterday happens to be her 23rd birthday celebration. So unfortunately she weren’t able to celebrate her day to d end.

“On behalf of the entire students of NABAFS, Comr. Adiele Victor (PRESIDENT).” 

May her dous rest in perfect peace. 
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Copper Impregnated Jss 2 Student In Warri

A serving youth corps member has been arrested for raping and impregnating his student. Facebook user, Isreal Joe, who made the allegation on his Facebook page, wrote
''A youth corp member defiled an eleven (11) year old JSS 2 student. Simple instruction to carry out home lessons have ended the little girl with pregnancy.
The Nana College Warri student now goes through the pain of abuse and molestation. While he will be charge to court and a notification has been sent to NYSC national secretariat, we insist that parents must be careful with those they leave with their children. Trust no man.
The suspect is right at the custody of B Division Warri and we are much impress with the non compromising investigations by the working DPO. Again I'm saying trust no man with your female child. Don't suspect them, don't trust them. Be street wise...'' 

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Man Who Buried Dead Lover After Having Sex In Ogun State (See Photos)

36-year-old Musiliu Owolabi, has been arrested by The Ogun State Police Command for allegedly burying his lover, Fausat Idowu, a mother of five, secretly after she died while they were having sex in a hotel.

Briefing newsmen at the state police command, the state commissioner for police, CP Ahmed lliyasu, said the suspect, a mechanic secretly buried his lover in an uncompleted building at Osara village, off Abeokuta-Ibadan Expressway.

According to the police boss, Musiliu was arrested following a report to the Police by the younger brother of the deceased, Hammed Idowu, that his sister who went for a naming ceremony at Bode Olude area of Abeokuta, was nowhere to be found.

The police immediately began to investigate the matter. The late woman’s telephone call log was profiled through technical and intelligence-investigation and the suspect was the last person that spoke with her.
“On interrogation, the suspect admitted taking the deceased to Rocky Gold Hotel at Iyana-Apakila, Abeokuta, for pleasure, where he claimed she fell ill and later took her in his vehicle, but died under a mysterious circumstance in the car. He further confessed that he took the corpse to a nearby bush, dug a shallow grave and buried it without disclosing same to anybody. This made the circumstances of her death mysterious as well as questionable, which is condemnable. The suspect will soon be arraigned before a court of competent jurisdiction.” he said.
Speaking to newsmen, the suspect said himself and the deceased had been dating for six months and that on the day she passed on, both of them were about to “enjoy” themselves when she developed temperature and that he had to take her to a nearby hospital before the unfortunate happened. He claimed it was the first time both of them would attempt to have sex.
“We were just removing our clothes when she suddenly developed a severe temperature and later slumped. It was while I was taking her to the hospital in my vehicle that I discovered she has died. I did not inform the Police or anyone about the incident. I became apprehensive and decided to hide the corpse and later buried her in the midnight.”
According to the police, they reveals the suspect will be charged to court soon. 

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

Suspected Herdsmen Killed 32 In Kogi State

The person representing Kogi East in the Senate, Atai Aidoko, has reported an onslaught by suspected ‘Fulani herdsmen’ which, he said, claimed 32 lives in two local governments in Kogi State to the Senate.
Mr Aidoko said 20 people were killed in Dekina Local Government Area, 12 in Omala while another five were maimed in the two areas.

Aidoko said the killings were carried out by Fulani herdsmen on Wednesday.

While presenting the motion he said; “This is a violent attack on the people of Oganenugo in Dekina Local Government and Omala Local Government of Kogi state by Fulani herdsmen.

“The Senate notes that on Wednesday 14th March 2018, no fewer than 20 people were killed in a violent attack on the people of Dekina Local Government and 12 people gruesomely killed in Omala local government of Kogi state by Fulani herdsmen.

“The Senate is concerned that despite the widespread condemnation of the killings going on in other parts of the country, the perpetrators of this heinous crimes have not been arrested and persecuted by the Nigerian Police Force. This has led to the continuation of the killings in the country.

“The senate is worried that the incessant attack impedes all well-meaning efforts at peace building.”

However, Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan, cautioned Mr. Aidoko Ali against tagging the killers ‘Fulani herdsmen.’

“I want to give a perspective just for the guidance of this Senate. Before we went to Zamfara the impression I had and possibly all of these of us on the team was that Fulanis were fighting the Hausas. Or to say in a different way that the farmers were fighting with the herders. It was totally different.

“Armed bandits were killing both farmers and Fulanis. We must not allow ourselves to play into the hands of these criminals if we continue to use certain names or nomenclatures, we may be getting some people to sympathise with criminals.

“I will advise that we henceforth look at this people as armed bandits and criminals, if we say Fulani, the most innocent Fulani man will start to think this is against him and he would sympathise with them and not cooperate with us. Armed bandits can be anybody whether is Fulani, Igbo.”

He added that Nigerian security operatives are overstretched hence, their incapability of securing vulnerable areas.

Dino Melaye, a senator from Kogi West, also charged the federal and state governments to take swift action on the development.
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Friday, February 23, 2018

"You're Frustrating Peace Moves in APC" Tinubu Accuses Oyegun

The stalwart for the politipol party, All Progressives Congress (APC), And Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has accused National Chairman John Odigie-Oyegun of frustrating reconciliation efforts in the ruling party.

Tinubu said the chairman had compounded the challenge of reconciliation by taking “improper unilateral decisions” on issues affecting national and state chapters.

Tinubu added that Odigie- Oyegun had refused to cooperate by delaying the release of information critical to the resolution of crises in state chapters.

The former Lagos State Governor made the observations in a February 21 letter to Odigie-Oyegun, .titled: “Actions and conduct weakening the party from within”, copies of which were sent to President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President Bukola Saraki and House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara.

Tinubu was appointed by President Buhari on February 6 to reconcile party leaders and political office holders where there are crises.

On February 14, Tinubu visited Odigie-Oyegun and members of the National Working Committee (NWC) at the National Secretariat to seek support for the assignment.

He has since been meeting with party leaders. He visited Sokoto State where he was received by Governor Aminu Tambuwal and Senator Aliyu Wamakko.

Tinubu said while the chairman had allowed the crises in the chapters to fester by his refusal to take appropriate actions, his decision to take some “inappropriate unilateral decisions” in recent times in the affected chapters had created fresh difficulties for the reconciliation process.

Citing Kogi and Kaduna states, Tinubu said Oyegun’s hasty decision to inaugurate a parallel state executive committee for Kogi State and his indifference to the leadership tussle in the Kaduna chapter led to “demolition of property and threat of violence”.

The former Lagos State governor accused the chairman of “lack of openness and fairness, which have led to internal crisis in some states’, stressing that the principles of internal democracy and the “institutions of the party” have been undermined.

Urging Oyegun to ponder on the imperative of laying a good legacy, Tinubu advised him to change tactics and work within the confines of the party constitution.

He said: “To lessen animosity and return the party to the path of internal democracy and openness, I beg that you refrain from taking any more improper unilateral decisions with regard to the national and state chapters of the party. As the chairman of the party you must work within the confines of the duties and responsibilities enumerated under the party constitution.”

“If you continue to do so, I fear you may undermine the party in no small degree. You may well cause internal fractures and dissension difficult to repair yet visible to all. I fear this can undermine our goodwill with the electorate and make the approaching challenges to the party materially more difficult than they need to be.”

Acknowledging the rift between him and Oyegun, the former Lagos State governor said the overriding interest of the party should take precedence over and above personality clashes.

Tinubu said: “Drawing from your behaviour in Kogi, Kaduna and with regard to the state chapter assessment requested, I am led to the inference that you have no intention of actually supporting my assignment.

“Instead, you apparently seek to undermine my mandate by engaging in dilatory tactics for the most part. When forced to act, you do so in an arbitrary and capricious manner, without the counsel of other NWC members and without regard to our internal procedures.

“You may have personal qualms with me. That is your right as a human being. However, you have no such right as the chairman of this party. This party belongs to all of its members. You have no greater claim on it than any of the rest of us.

“Whatever personal qualms you may have with me are secondary at this point. You have a moral and professional obligation as the party chairman to act in the party’s best interests. Your hurried and unilateral actions belie the important agency you hold for the party.

“Thus, in furtherance of the assignment given to me by President Buhari, I request that you make available to me the status reports and all other pertinent information regarding the state chapters without further delay.”
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Rich Parents Pretend Dead For Son Who Planned To Kill

According to report. A wealthy couple faked their own assassination to snare their evil son who had tried to pay a hitman to bump them off, a The Sun UK report has shown.


May the good Lord deliver us from the enemy within. Because only God can turn the bad to good.

The 22-year-old man had asked undercover cops posing as hitmen to kill his parents and ten-year-old sister to get his inheritance. His parents then completed the sting by posing for photos that appeared to show the hit had been carried out.

An officer played the role of the hired assassin in the Russian resort of Sochi.

The son had instructed the “contract killer" how and where his family should be murdered.

He even drew a floor plan and indicated where security cameras were placed, and how to avoid guard dogs.

He agreed a fee with the undercover policeman for killing all three of his relatives. He even demanded to see pictures of his slain parents.

The man’s mother and father played dead for the police mock-up photographs, complete with blood gushing from “fatal” knife wounds.

The “assassin” later arranged a meeting in a Mercedes and showed the gruesome photographs to the man.

No pictures were released of the man's sister and it is unclear if she took part in the set-up.

After seeing the pictures, the man expressed “delight” and agreed to pay the promised £38,000 fee as soon as he had collected his inheritance.

When armed cops then arrested him he immediately confessed, according to police in Krasnodar region.

It was later claimed that the evil son had twice plotted to kill them previously.

A police source said: “He wanted to get rid of parents because they were not giving him money.

“Before looking for a killer he tried to get rid of his relatives twice. He was looking on the internet to find out how to carry out the murders.

"The criminal wanted to put pills in the kettle to poison his parents but his father found out something was wrong.

"Then the son planned to break a thermometer in his parents' car so that they were poisoned with mercury vapours."

During interrogation the young man allegedly said: “I had been planning it for several months.

“I'm so done with them, they didn't understand me, so I found a contract killer.”

His parents “cannot believe he could do this”, said police.

His father runs a major education institution in Sochi and the family have a large house and car as well as savings.

The man faces 15 years in jail if convicted of preparing the contract killings of his family.
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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

See Photos: Angry Mob Butchers, Brutally Beat And Sets Kidnapper Ablaze In Calabar

A suspected kidnapper was hacked to death by a mob, while another member of the group was beaten to stupor and his hand chopped off, before he was handed over to the Police in Calabar.
The incident occurred along Mile 4 at Ikot Ansa in Calabar Municipality Local Government Area, Calabar. An eyewitness, Rosemary Uchechi, said the incident occurred at 7:30a.m. when a four-man kidnap gang tried to abduct two children along Parliamentary Extension Road, when they were being taken to school by their mother.

Photos as Nigerian Police Brake Down Shrines In Lagos State and Rescue Couple

An eyewitness says,
“The mother to the children was on her way to drop her two kids at school before they (kidnappers) blocked her with their vehicle and abducted her children.
In the process, one of the kids raised the alarm, which attracted passers-by and people in the area, who, alongside Federal Housing Police Division officers, went after the kidnappers.


 “When they got to Mile 4, it was like they disappeared into thin air, not knowing they had entered a close. It was a brave lady that blocked them.

“The mob pounced on them and hacked the one that was holding a gun to death before setting him ablaze. The arm of a second suspect was cut off, with others escaping.”

READ ALSO: Lol, Notorious Thief Congratulates Police For Arresting Him (See Photos)

According to report, the victims they tried to kidnap were family members of an oil worker living in Parliamentary area. Contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Irene Ugbo, confirmed the incident, adding that they have arrested one of the suspects, while others were still at large.

 In her words: “We have arrested one, while the other was set ablaze by a mob. We also have the Nissan they used to carry out the operation and the suspect has been handed over to SARS for further interrogation. “We are working hard to apprehend other members of the group that escaped.”

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Australian Senate Set To Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

It was a scene of jubilation on the floor of the Australian Senate chamber Wednesday as lawmakers embraced and cheered following the historic passage of a bill to legalize same-sex marriage.

Forty-three senators voted in support of the legislation while 12 voted against. Passed without any amendments, the marriage equality bill now heads to the House of Representatives, also known as the lower house, where it’ll be voted on Monday.

Lagos State Police Arrest Woman For Allegedly Setting Husband’s Brother On Fire

With the majority of lawmakers in the lower house in favor of the bill, it’s expected to pass with ease. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull had promised to legalize gay marriage by Christmas ― a vow he’ll now likely be able to fulfill.

Earlier this month, Australians overwhelmingly voted yes on marriage equality in a national postal survey. More than 61 percent of the 12.7 million people who voted in the nonbinding poll expressed their support of gay marriage.

READ ALSO: 5 Important Ways All Men Must Build Themselves As Husbands
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Charlie Rose Apologizing For Accused Sexual Harassment

Charlie Rose, a famous journalist has just been accused of sexual harassment and he's apologizing for the alleged behavior.
The Washington Post published a story Monday in which 8 women accused the reporter of varying types of misconduct, including groping their breasts, buttocks or genitals, walking around naked in front of them or making lewd phone calls. 5 women stayed anonymous.

The allegations go back as far as the late 1990s up to as recently as 2011.

Lagos State Police Arrest Woman For Allegedly Setting Husband’s Brother On Fire

One woman, Kyle Godfrey-Ryan, says Rose would consistently walk around naked in front of her while she was his personal assistant in the 2000s, adding he'd often call to describe fantasies about her.

Rose released a statement to the Post apologizing for the behavior, saying "It is essential that these women know I hear them and that I deeply apologize for my inappropriate behavior. I am greatly embarrassed. I have behaved insensitively at times, and I accept responsibility for that, though I do not believe that all of these allegations are accurate."

He adds he always felt he was pursuing shared feelings, but says he realizes he was mistaken.
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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Photo: Lagos State Gov, Ambode Donates 120 Generating Sets To Police

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday handed over 120 new 5KVA generating sets to the state Police Command to power all police formations across the State, with a pledge of continuous support to security agencies to ensure optimal performance.

Photo: Lagos State Gov, Ambode Donates 120 Generating Sets To Police1 - Teelamford.com

Speaking at Lagos House in Ikeja while handing over the generating sets to the police, the Governor reiterated the commitment of his administration to ensure the enforcement of rule of law and safety of lives and property in the State, just as he said that his vision was for the State to be among the safest places to live and work in Africa.

Governor Ambode, who was represented at the brief handing over ceremony by the Chairman of Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF), Mr Oye-Hassan Odukale, said the security of residents and investors remain one of the cardinal objectives of his administration, and that government would not relent in coming up with initiatives and programmes to guarantee safety of the people.

He said the generating sets were procured by the Fund to ensure that police formations in the State work optimally in their mandate of safeguarding lives and property.

'We’ll utilize facility to ensure effective law enforcement' - The State Commissioner of Police assures.

See another photo below..

Photo: Lagos State Gov, Ambode Donates 120 Generating Sets To Police - Teelamford.com
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Monday, September 25, 2017

Police Sergeant Slaps DPO For Arresting Him (Photo)

Wonders shall never end! The career of a police sergeant may be hanging in the balance after he was said to have been caught smoking Indian hemp at a function on Lagos Island. It was learn't that the sergeant, identified as Agu, also allegedly slapped the Divisional Police Officer in charge of Lion Building Police Division, Lagos, who attempted to arrest him at the scene.

The sergeant was also said to be armed and drunk.

According to Punch, a resident had alerted the Area Commander, Area A, ACP Sola Akinyede, aka Solebo, to the conduct of the policeman at the event.

It was said that the commander directed the DPO to go to the area and pick up the erring cop.

Agu went haywire as the DPO, in company with some other policemen, wanted to arrest him.

He reportedly engaged the DPO in an altercation and slapped his face.

A resident, who spoke to Punch on condition of anonymity, said after Agu was overpowered, a team of policemen went to his house and recovered some quantities of cannabis.

The resident said, “The sergeant was at the 155 anniversary of Epetedo on Friday, September 15. He was smoked from the beginning of the party till the early hours of Saturday. He shot into the air. Somebody called the Area Commander, who sent the DPO to the area together with some junior policemen.

“He manhandled the DPO and slapped his face. A police team went to search his apartment at the police barracks on Beecroft Street, Lagos Island. They found Indian hemp in his house. He was detained at the Lion Building Police Station. He was at the event on illegal duty.

“The police authorities have been pleading with the organisers of the event not to let the matter get into the public domain. The sergeant has been released.”

Another source stated that the policeman was attached to the Nigeria Police Force Headquarters Annex, Kam Salem House, Obalende.

He said Agu was not sober when he was taken to the Area Commander, adding that a former Deputy Inspector-General (DIG) of Police had intervened in the matter to let the sergeant off the hook.

Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Olarinde Famous-Cole, confirmed Agu’s arrest. But he said he did not assault the DPO.
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Lagos State Police Arrest Woman For Allegedly Setting Husband’s Brother On Fire

A 10-year-old boy, identified as Chimobi, has been taken into protective custody by Lagos State govt after his brother’s wife, Gift Igwe, allegedly set him ablaze at their home on Adenugba Street, Agunfoye in the Ikorodu area of the state.

The Woman And The Victim

The offence of the young 10 years old boy from Ishielu, Ebonyi State, was that he misplaced his trousers and could not produce them when Gift demanded them from him.

Residents of the community, who heard the cry of the victim, put out the fire, during which he reportedly passed out.

Chimobi was subsequently rushed to the Ikorodu General Hospital, Ikorodu. Policemen from the Igbogbo division were said to have arrested the suspect.

Base on report, officials of the Office of the Public Defender, who had been monitoring the treatment of Chimobi, took him into custody. The child was brought to Lagos in 2016 by the brother to start living with his family.

A source said since then, Gift had been abusing Chimobi, adding that matter came to a head when she set him ablaze that Wednesday.

He said, “He is the younger brother of the man, who is a security guard in a firm. He was not enrolled in any school after he was brought from the village. The brother wanted him to be assisting the wife, who had a baby about a year ago, with house chores and other things.

The woman has been abusing him for some time now. There are marks of past floggings on his body. He also has sores.
People in the community could no longer keep quiet when the last incident happened on Wednesday, September 6. She poured kerosene on the boy and lit him with a matchstick.”

Chimobi said he had some education before he was brought to Lagos from Ebonyi. He explained that his brother and his wife had refused to enrol him in a school since he started living with them.

I misplaced my trousers and ‘mummy’ (sister-in-law) poured kerosene on me and used a matchstick to light fire. People came to help me. I have not been going to school since they brought me from the village,” he said.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Olarinde Famous-Cole, confirmed the incident.

He noted that Gift had been granted bail because of her child, saying she was mandated to be reporting at the police station daily.

Director of the OPD, Mrs. Olubukola Salami, said the victim had been taken into protective custody.

She said, “This is a case of assault occasioning grievous bodily harm and also an abuse of the child. The Government of Lagos state is poised to putting an end to all forms of domestic violence and child abuse. The OPD has been mandated to ensure that justice is done and the perpetrator brought to book for this barbaric act.”

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Saturday, September 23, 2017

LASU Ex-student Reveals How Lecturer Delayed Their Results For 6 Years for Not Paying Bribe

Just like a season movie that is yet to climax, the last seems not to have been heard of the sacking of 15 lecturers, two non-academic staff and the demotion of two others by the Governing Council of the Lagos State University, as more facts have continued to emerge about the issue.

One of the sacked lecturers, Dr. Isaac Oyewunmi, who was the branch chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in LASU, said recently that the allegations against him were mere victimisation and that it was “shameful” that LASU relied on “ghost petition” to sack him.

He had said, “If you can even prove that I demanded some amount of money from those students, nothing more than that, and some people actually collected money, it is politics of activism and we are used to it. But it is actually shameful.

“When you have incidents of a ghost petition and then you use the evidence of a third party to rubbish the career of another – well, it’s interesting; we are enjoying it honestly.”

But, as it turns out, the person who wrote the petition against Oyewunmi has come out to state his side of the story...

In an exclusive interview with Punch's Tunde Ajaja earlier in the week, the petitioner, Mr. Alabi Abiodun, an ex-student of LASU, revealed how the sacked lecturer allegedly delayed the processing of the result of seven students of the (2007) set for six years because they refused to pay the N50,000 bribes he allegedly demanded from each of them.

In the course of the delay, Alabi said he lost two job offers because his result was not ready and that it took the intervention of the former governor of the state, Babatunde Fashola, to get their results.

In a narrative that turned out to be very interesting, Alabi said he gained admission into LASU in 2003 to study Political Science under the sandwich programme. It was a three-year course, but due to strike actions along the line, he graduated in 2007, instead of 2006. He noted that his experience while the programme lasted was sweet and productive.

But after graduation, that sweet experience was soon replaced with frustration, Alabi said.

He continued, “At the end of the programme in 2007, we were made to know that Dr. Isaac Oyewunmi would be the one to coordinate and process our result for onward submission, as he performed that responsibility for the entire department. We were optimistic that in no time, our results would be ready, more so that we were just seven in the class.”

Alabi noted that most of them sponsored themselves to school and so they could not wait to lay their hands on their result to start looking for job and earn better living. But throughout that year, there was no update about the result.

“By 2008, we discovered that nothing was happening as regards our result, so we approached Dr. Oyewunmi again. He said yes, he wanted to help us but that he had been using his money to make photocopies of the result, which had been delaying the work.

“On hearing that, I told my colleagues to let us motivate him and speed things up. We contributed among ourselves and gave him N10,000, even though he didn’t ask for it. We just wanted to facilitate the process and maybe that was our undoing. When we gave him the money, we then assumed that things would be faster. But sadly, that was the beginning of a torturous journey.”

Throughout 2008, 2009 and 2010; making three years after graduation, there was no update about their result. Even though they kept meeting Oyewunmi to know the update about their result, Alabi said he kept promising them he would do it and at the graduation every year, Alabi said he would always dress up like one of the graduates but would always come back deflated.

Apart from holding them to ransom, Alabi said the delay cost him two job opportunities. “In 2009, I got a job offer from the Federal Government but I lost it because I didn’t have a result to present; same thing in 2010 when I got another offer from the Lagos State government and I lost it because of no result,” he added.

When the delay became costly to bear, Alabi said himself and his colleagues went to meet the lecturer to know what was happening and that to their greatest dismay, Oyewunmi said he could not lay his hands on the result.

He said, “There was a heavy rain that period; such that it rained for about 16 hours in Lagos. Dr. Oyewunmi told us that after the rain, he could not find our result.

“On the day we agreed to meet him, before I got there, he called the two people that first got there and took them to the tree beside the three-in-one building very close to sandwich building. He told them the rain swept away our results but that he would help us out. He said each of us should pay N50,000 if we really wanted to get our result.

“When I got there and I was told, I went to his office to ask if what they said was true and he told me that each of us should pay N50,000 before we could get our result. I’m not the type to buy result, so I told my colleagues we won’t do that and we all agreed because even in our four years, I never paid any lecturer.”

Alabi, who was sponsoring himself, explained that even if he was to raise the N50,000, he would have to work for three months without eating. “We agreed not to pay,” he added.

Dazed by the delay and the unfolding drama, Alabi said he ran to one of his lecturers named Dr. Muda, who expressed shock over the report. He said the lecturer took him to the Acting Director of Sandwich Programme, Dr. MOB Mohammed, who was equally shocked by the report.

“That day, I cried because the trouble was becoming too much and then felt suddenly helpless. Why did I go to school if I had nothing to show for it. We all know the rate of unemployment in Nigeria, so when you lose two job offers, you can imagine how it feels.”

Based on the promise by the acting director that something would be done about the result, during the next convocation in 2010, Alabi said he was prepared for the programme as one of the graduands but on getting to school, he found out his name and those of his colleagues were not included. Thus, he went back home deflated.

In fact, instead of doing the needful, Alabi alleged that Oyewunmi started using an agent in the person of one of the students in the department, known as Alhaji, who gained admission the same year Alabi graduated. “Alhaji was the one encouraging us to pay the money, in accordance with what Dr. Oyewunmi had said,” he said.

In 2011, four years after graduation, Alabi took the bull by the horn when he attended the convocation of that year and found that their names were not in the programme.

He said, “Former governor Babatunde Fashola was the visitor to the school, so I got a bulletin where his name and number was. At that point, I couldn’t bear it again. After the programme, I sent a ‘SOS’ message to the governor and I titled the text message ‘LASU result only worth N50,000’. I appealed to him to save us from Dr. Isaac Oyewunmi, through his agent, Alhaji, so that they could release our result.

“As it turned out, when Fashola received that message, he forwarded it to the then VC, Prof. Obafunwa, who couldn’t hesitate, given where the message came from. The VC called the Director of External Programmes, Dr. Abanikonda, who also called Dr. Muda, whom I had reported to earlier.

“That was how investigation into the matter began. At a point, the VC (Obafunwa) called me into his office and asked if I could repeat the allegations in front of the lecturers and I told him I was ready. I didn’t have any reason to lie, not to even talk of destroying another man’s career. I wouldn’t do that. I learnt the VC ordered that our results should be retrieved from him and released as soon as possible. But the damage had been done.”

Asked why he didn’t take other steps to put pressure on the lecturer, as six years appears a long time, Alabi said they never knew it could take that long, as they renewed their hope of graduating every year. “Initially, we didn’t see the need to petition the authorities until it dawned on us and I had to involve the governor,” he said.

Overall, Alabi said he and his colleagues spent 10 years to get their first degree, as their result was eventually released in 2013 when all the joy of being a graduate had already faded out. But that didn’t seem to be the end to the drama. Alabi said in 2015, he started receiving threats as some unknown persons were visiting where he was living, telling people to warn him to desist from trying to report or implicate their boss/lecturer.

He said, “When it got to a level, I wrote LASU, notifying the authorities of the threat. And I also told them that it was because nothing was done about it that was why people could still be threatening me on his behalf. I asked the management that if someone sat on my result for six years, should threats be the next line of action?

“They acknowledged the receipt of the letter and they set up a panel. They invited me and I went there to state my side of the story. I appeared before the panel about five times, and each of those times, I used to sit beside Dr. Oyewunmi in front of the panel.

“With the things going on in LASU now, I know they would be going about, making concocted report of what did not happen and that is why I like to talk about it. I decided to say my own story for the entire world to hear and put things in perspective, without bias.

“I’m not judging him, but what he did was a violation of our rights for him as the coordinator of our results to make a demand. It is also against the teaching etiquette for a teacher to give the result of other students to somebody else to prepare, especially when the person is also a student of the same institution.”

While there have been accusations that Oyewunmi was sacked based on his union activities as ASUU chairman in LASU, given the reported disagreement between the management and the union, Alabi, while thanking the management, his “wonderful lecturers” and his colleagues for their cooperation, stressed that people should separate the individual from the union.

He said, “Was LASU branch of ASUU on trial? No. Was it LASU branch of ASUU that delayed our result? No; it was Dr. Oyewunmi. If the authorities of the school, in their own wisdom, feel that dismissing him is the best judgment for him, so be it. Whoever that wants to be the sympathiser of Oyewunmi should separate ASUU from his person. Let us judge the matter on the basis of merit, not with bias.”

Specifically, ASUU, Lagos Zone, had claimed that the exercise by the management of LASU was to implicate the leadership of the union in the school, but Alabi insisted that anyone with conscience should put his children in their shoes.

“They should imagine that a child whose fees they are paying should finish school and would not get result for six years, not to talk of people who sponsored themselves. I sponsored myself. My parents are very rich, on the other side; likewise some of us. So, you can understand our pain,” he added.

Quoting Revelation 22 to stress that Oyewunmi would get the reward of what he did to them, Alabi added that if he had got those jobs he was offered, his life would have been better than what it is at the moment.

But, while responding to the allegations, Oyewunmi said there was no substance in the allegations that he asked for money to process results. He accused the school management of paying an agent to dent his image, being the arrowhead of ASUU in the school.

Oyewunmi, in a telephone interview with our correspondent on Friday, said, “The gentleman said he was admitted in 2003 when I was not even a member of staff.

“I joined LASU in 2004. If he was admitted in 2003, he was supposed to graduate in 2007, whereas I became the subject coordinator for the political science education students in 2011. And 2007 to 2011 would give us about four years, yet, I was the one who delayed his graduation all this while.

“The point is that there is this systemic problem in LASU and not until we come to stand up to our shortcomings collectively and not use anybody as a scapegoat, we won’t be moving forward.

“There is no substance in all of these and if the school finds it difficult to reverse itself, the court of law in some days from now would look at it and we are very sure we would be victorious.”

On September 8, 2017, the institution had said that the sacking of the staff members was due to different acts of misconduct and that there was thorough investigation of specific documented allegations of misconduct levelled against them.

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, had also said at a press briefing on Monday that the decision was part of efforts to sanitise the system and that it was not in any way politically motivated.
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Friday, September 22, 2017

Lawyer Got Dragged To Court Over N1 Million Alleged Fraud

The Nigeria Police Force in FCT, Abuja, on Thursday arraigned a lawyer, Clifford Eze, who allegedly forged a landed property document to defraud a man of N1 million.

Lawyer Got Dragged To Court Over N1 Million Alleged Fraud

Eze, a resident of Maitama, Abuja, appeared before an FCT High Court at Apo on a six-count charge bordering on cheating, breach of trust, forgery and issuance of dud cheques.

Base on Information, prosecutor Patrick Ogbele, told the court that Eze and others at large, fraudulently collected N1 million from one Mr. Asekun Adedoyin on April 16.‎

He said the lawyer collected the sum on the pretext of selling a plot of land to Mr. Adedoyin.

He said the land, situated at Jikwoyi, Abuja, did not belong to the lawyer.

According to him, the lawyer forged a letter of offer of terms of grant/conveyance of approval, deed of conveyance and power of attorney. He added that the lawyer presented the letter as genuine to Mr. Adedoyin and converted the N1 million for his personal use.

The prosecutor also said Eze issued two Diamond Bank cheques of N500,000 to Adedoyin which were not honoured due to insufficient funds.‎

He said the offences contravened the Penal Code.

The lawyer, however, pleaded not guilty, and was granted bail by Justice Abubakar Idris-Kutigi‎ in the sum of N300,000 with one surety in like sum.

The judge said the surety must be a civil servant of Grade Level 8 and above. He adjourned the case until Nov. 14 for substantive hearing.

Source: Vanguard
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Igbos May Stop Producing Nigeria’s President Due To IPOB & Their Biafra Fight – Okorocha

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has stated that the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) will affect the chances of Igbos to produce Nigeria’s president.

Gov. Okorocha

According to him, the agitators had every right to complain about marginalization but not a call for separation from the country as they have been doing.

He told newsmen on Thursday that IPOB was not good for the South East, and it was not the best way for them to complain about marginalisation to the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Gov. Okorocha said, “There are better ways; the IPOB way is too primitive. If IPOB must do a thing like that it should have changed the name and fought the way Ijaw youths fought, Arewa youths fought, and they would have made more impact. For everything that comes from the Igbo man, we love to go to the extreme.

Now you want to separate yourself from Nigeria, meanwhile, South-South will not go with you, Edo, Rivers will not go with you. If you cut us off here now as South east, if I need to go to Rivers State, I will go and ask for passport and visa, and we are keeping quiet to say this.

If there is a crisis now, there is no Hausa man in Igbo land who has a duplex, there is no Yoruba man who has a room and parlour or a N20 million investment in Igbo land, but Igbo have trillions of naira virtually everywhere.

The same people are asking for secession. If Igbo are asked to go, what happens? They would lose their property, and all of us are keeping quiet, supporting IPOB! It was very childish, and those behind this should stop, that is my advice.

South-South has produced the president, South-West has produced a president and Vice President, the north has produced many presidents, it is hoping that one day in the next shift, by whatever arrangement, the next people that should be considered is the South-East by Nigeria’s sharing formula.

So, where are we in our wisdom and the intelligence? That is my position on IPOB; my advice is that Igbo should change their style and condemn IPOB in a manner that should be done and let us flow with the rest of Nigeria for now because we shall benefit more than anyone else.”
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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Photos as Nigerian Police Brake Down Shrines In Lagos State and Rescue Couple

The Nigerian Police have demolished three shrines located in Agbowa area of Ikorodu, Lagos. They also arrested the owner of one of the shrines in whose premises a couple were rescued on Tuesday night.

The scenes

The state Police Commissioner, Imohimi Edgal, who led journalists to the shrines on Wednesday, said their (shrines) demolition was part of efforts to ensure complete clampdown on ritualists and fraudsters, who establish such places for criminal purposes.

According to CP Edgal, police received intelligence report of illegality at the demolished shrines, adding that they had the backing of all the traditional rulers in the district to pull down such shrines.

Edgal said from findings, the police discovered that most of the people who had been declared missing or fallen victim to operators of “one-chance” buses usually ended up at shrines in that axis, where they are fleeced or murdered.

He said: “We had the backing of all the traditional rulers in Ikorodu to demolish individually owned shrines that are used to perpetrate crime. Some of those shrines are used for ritual purposes. Others were established by fraudsters with the intent to commit crime.

So, these three we have demolished were identified through police and community partnership. We received information from members of the community and we carried out our own findings too.

I can tell you that as of Tuesday night, when we were still surveying the places, a husband and wife were rescued in one of the shrines. They fell victim to these criminals and they had been told they would be killed. They were very grateful when the police came to their aid.

We have arrested an owner. I use this opportunity to appeal to the public to have confidence in the police. They should provide us with valuable information that would lead to the rounding up of all those criminals.

I want to still assure them that under my watch, their confidentiality is guaranteed. No one would know information came from them. Just as we have gotten these ones, we will get all others and rid Lagos of such criminals.” See other photos below..
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Lol, Notorious Thief Congratulates Police For Arresting Him (See Photos)

The suspect

The thief commended the police during an interview with him after he was caught.

In a viral video on social media, Boubacar Diallo, a student at a technical college in Mamou, Guinea, said he knew the gravity of his crime and acknowledged that he could be jailed.

Diallo and his accomplice admitted to stealing 50million Guinean francs (N2million) from a phone shop in the north-western city.

In the clip, Diallo rallied support for the police, saying more resources should be given to them.

According to the Thief, “The national police head office should be congratulated. I also want to say that the police need equipment because it has well-trained officers. Serious.

Diallo said he regretted his action and would never go back to crime.
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Monday, September 18, 2017

Corruption Fight Continues, Until It Exist No More – President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday I will continue to fight corruption in Nigeria until it is completely exterminated from our body polity.

President Muhammadu Buhari

According to the President, his administration will fulfill its vow of eliminating all forms of corrupt practices in Nigeria so as to put the country on the path of greatness and prosperity.

Buhari disclosed this at the 2017 Annual National Management Conference of the Nigerian Institute of Management in Abuja. He was represented by the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita.

Muhammadu Buhari said, To set this country on the path of greatness and prosperity, complete elimination of all forms of corrupt practices must be in the front burner and our collective consciousness always.
You will agree with me that a great nation is the reward of great leadership built on good governance with strict adherence to the ideals and principles of corporate governance. This is our motivation and value proposition. My administration will, therefore, continue to fight corruption and associated social vices at all levels until they are exterminated from our body polity.
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Man Seriously Got Injured Over N70 (See Photos)

The Victim

A young man identified as Alvin is lucky to be alive after he was left bloodied following a gruesome fight with another guy named Omo in Sapele area of Delta state.

Unfortunately, according to Sapele Oghenek who shared the update, Omo engaged in a bloody fight with Alvin over N70, leaving him seriously injured. 

The injured Alvin was rushed to the hospital where he was treated. Wisdom is profitable to direct. See another photo below..

The Victim1
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