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Mother In Court For Allegedly Killing 7-Months Old Daughter Because She Wanted To Return To Ex-Husband

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CourtA mother, Terdoo Aleva, on Wednesday appeared before a Makurdi Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly killing her seven months old daughter.

The 42-year-old house wife was charged with culpable homicide punishable by death under Section 222 of the Penal Code.

Police prosecuting officer, Insp. Hyacinth Gbakor, told the court that the woman’s husband, Terhemen Aleva of Ako-Yawe Street, Gboko in Gboko Local Government Area of Benue, reported the matter on Aug. 19, at the Gboko Police Station.

He said that the complainant had accused his wife of feeding the deceased with a liquid substance locally called novan or otapiapia, which he claimed she bought at N20.

According to the prosecution, the baby died instantly and the the woman had in the course of investigation confessed to the crime.

The prosecutor also told the court that the accused had also confessed to the police that she terminated the baby’s life because she wanted to return to her former husband with whom she had three children.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the plea of the woman was not taken but the Chief Magistrate, Cecilia Bakare ordered that she be remanded at the Federal Prison, Makurdi and adjourned the case to Sept. 27. (NAN)

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2 Comments

  1. ndana

    September 4, 2013 at 5:15 pm

    Goopd

  2. Ageji sewe

    September 5, 2013 at 10:45 am

    She shldn’t have killed that innocent baby. Y not leave her with her father n go whreva she wanted 2. May d baby rest with God.

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Nigeria’s Communications Minister, Isa Pantami, Loses 13-year-old Daughter

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Nigeria's Communications Minister, Isa Pantami, Loses 13-year-old Daughter

Communications minister, Isa Pantami

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami, has announced the loss of his 13-year-old daughter, Aishah Isa Ali.

The Minister took to his Twitter account on Monday night to announce this sad news.

Pantami stated that the funeral prayer for the deceased will be conducted in Abuja on Tuesday at Annur Masjeed, Wuse 2.

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The post by the minister announcing the incident reads; “Inna lil Laahi wa inna ilaiHi Rajiun! My 13-year old daughter, Aishah Isa Ali (Amal) passed away just a moment ago.

“Due to some necessities, funeral prayer tomorrow at Annur Masjeed, Wuse 2, immediately after Zuhr prayer In sha Allah. May Allah forgive and be merciful to her.”

 

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Cult Violence: Wike Imposes Two-Week Curfew Around Okoro-Nu-Odu

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Cult Violence: Wike Imposes Two-Week Curfew Around Okoro-Nu-Odu

Governor Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has imposed a 24-hour total curfew for two weeks on some parts of Port-Harcourt, the state capital.

The Governor made this known during a broadcast on Sunday where he noted that the curfew begins from Monday 23rd November 2020.

The statement noted that the upsurge noticed by the state government in cases of cult activities, other forms of violence, and killings is responsible for the curfew.

Also Read: Umahi Unhappy With PDP Because Atiku Picked Peter Obi – Wike

Wike in the statement declared that the entire area along and around the Okoro-nodu flyover up to a one-kilometre radius from Saint Emmanuel Anglican Church, Rumuokoro, extending to the Rumuodomaya Slaughter and Local Government daily market will be affected.

He added that no form of trading, human or vehicular movement is allowed in the affected areas until further notice.

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Zamfara Governor Secures Release Of 11 Kidnapped Victims

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Zamfara Governor Secures Release Of 11 Kidnapped Victims

Bello Matawalle

Governor of Zamafara, Bello Matawalle has announced the release of 11 kidnapped victims.

According to reports, ten of the victims were male and a female from Bukkuyum Local Government Area.

Matawalle received the rescued kidnapped victims on Saturday night at the Government House in Gusau, the state capital.

The Commissioner of Security and Home Affairs, Abubakar Muhammed Dauran revealed that the victims were released without paying a ransom.

Also Read: Nigeria still needs SARS, Zamfara gov, Matawalle insists

He stated they were released as a result of the peace initiative and stakeholders meeting summoned by Governor Matawalle with all critical stakeholders from Bukkuyum Local Government Area on Thursday.

Governor Matawalle assured that his administration will not rest on its oars until total peace is achieved in all parts of the state.

 

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