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Man Arrested For Duping Winners Chapel Of N77million

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The Economics and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday February 19, 2015 arraigned one Chief Felix Ogbebor before Justice B. O. Quadri of the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt, on 8-count charge bordering on conspiracy, forgery, and obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of Seventy Seven Million Naira (N77, 000, 0000.00).
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The accused allegedly obtained the sum of Seventy Seven Million Naira from the Living Faith Church (Winners Chapel), Stadium Road branch, Port Harcourt for twelve and half plots of land situated at Uyo Street, Rumumasi and Port Harcourt

He allegedly presented several forged documents to support the claim of ownership of the said land. But the unsuspecting church which wanted the land to build its new worship center paid the sum of Seventy Seven Million Naira (N77, 000,000.000) to the accused.

However, when they attempted to take possession of the land, they were stopped. One Professor Ebi Awotua Efebo came with documents, showing that the land in question belongs to him. The documents showed that he bought the land from one Chief Nelson Chukwu as far back as 1990.

One of the counts read, “that you Chief Felix Ogbebor sometime in March, 2011 at Port Harcourt within the jurisdiction of this honourable court, with intent to defraud, did obtain the sum of Seventy Seven Million Naira (N77,000,000.00) only from the registered trustees of Living Church (Winners Chapel, Stadium Road, Port Harcourt) being payment made to you as owner of the piece of land lying and situate along Uyo street (Ohia Mini Apu), Rumuomasi, Obio Akpo Local Government Area of Rivers State, measuring an area of 4211.769sq.m, a pretext you knew to be false and thereby committed an offence contrary to section 1 (1) (a) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offences Act 2006 and punishable under section 1 (3) of the same Act”.

He, however, pleaded not guilty.

In view of the plea of the defendant, the prosecuting counsel, J.N Dogonyaro asked for a trial date and prayed the court to remand the accused in the EFCC custody. But defence counsel, R.E. Wanogho formally presented a bail application and urged the court to grant the accused bail.

Justice Quadri adjourned the matter to February 24, 2015 for ruling on bail application and remanded the accused in EFCC custody.

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When there is life, there is hope” – Simi comforts Nigerians

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When there is life, there is hope” – Simi comforts Nigerians

As expected, many Nigerians especially the youths are dejected and in utter despair with the unraveling of events in the country, however, Simi has advised not to lose hope.

The singer and mother of one who noted that she had to take a break from it all, disclosed that she switched off her phone, handed her daughter over to her mother and went on to record in order to maintain sanity and has advised others to do whatever works for them.

Simi who admitted to being clueless as to how the process of legislation works in this country as many others are, has advised everyone to bring whatever they have to the table; lawyers, tech people, etc., and those who know better to come forward to speak and disseminate information so that everyone can be well informed.

The ‘No Longer Beneficial’ crooner also stated that we need access to our reps and senators; their phone numbers, email addresses, etc., should be made known so that constituent members can reach them and prevail on them to truly represent their interests there.

Simi advised that though it doesn’t look like it right now, there are gains to this awakening and Nigeria will prevail.

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Some Nigerians Think I Am Weak – Buhari

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Some Nigerians Think I Am Weak - Buhari

President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari slammed some Nigerians yesterday for taking his swift response in disbanding the Special Anti-robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police as weakness.

Stating this during his National address on Thursday evening, October 22, 2020, Buhari said sadly, the promptness with which he acted seemed to have been termed as a sign of weakness.

Read his statement below;

“As a democratic government, we listened to, and carefully evaluated the five-point demands of the protesters. And, having accepted them, we immediately scrapped SARS, and put measures in place to address the other demands of our youth.

On approving the termination of SARS, I already made it clear that it was in line with our commitment to the implementation of extensive Police reforms.

Sadly, the promptness with which we have acted seemed to have been misconstrued as a sign of weakness and twisted by some for their selfish unpatriotic interests”.

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Ojora indigenes stop hoodlums from vandalizing their King’s palace (Video)

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Ojora indigenes stop hoodlums from vandalizing their King’s palace (Video)

The moment the youths of Ijora community of Lagos state prevented hoodlums from invading and destroying the palace of the Ojora of Ijora, Oba Fatai Oyeyinka has gone viral.

Residents of the community were seen blocking the palace and refusing the hoodlums entrance into the royal house which they said has been in existence for years.

Here is the video below;

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