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Nigerian Businessman Dupes Chinese Companies Of N49.6m

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A Nigerian businessman who duped Chinese companies of N49.6m hasbeen arraigned before a Lagos Magistrates’ Court for stealing.

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The businessman, Vincent Igwe, allegedly obtained the sum of N49,600,000 from the management of Chinese companies, LIAO MEIMEI and ZONK KAI under false pretence.

The accused was arrested by operatives of the Police Special Fraud Unit, Milverton Road, Ikoyi, Lagos and charged before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos on a two-count charge of felony, to wit, obtaining money under false pretence and stealing.

Police prosecutor, Inspector Adoga Amedu informed the court in charge No A/38/2016 that the accused committed the alleged offence in 2016 at Surulere, Lagos.

Amedu told the Court that the accused collected N49.6m from the management of LIAO MEIMEI and ZONK KAI situated at 20, Olukile Street, Surulere, Lagos under the pretence of supplying them wooden logs, but he converted the money to his personal use and escaped.

He said the accused was trailed and arrested at a hideout following a petition by the complainant.

Amedu said the offences committed are punishable under sections 312(a)(b)(3) and 285 of the Ccriminal Laws of Lagos State, 2011.

Igwe pleaded not guilty to the alleged crime in the open court, and Chief Magistrate A.O Sholadoye admitted him on bail in the sum of N1m with two sureties in like sum.

Sholadoye adjourned the case till 3 July, 2016 for mention, while the defendant was moved to Ikoyi Prison, Lagos pending the fulfillment of his bail conditions.

Source: PMNews

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Youths are the problems of the youths, Says Nollywood Actor Charles Anwurum

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Youths are the problems of the youths, Says Nollywood Actor Charles Anwurum

Popular Nollywood Actor, Charles Awuru, has expressed that Nigerian youths are the problems youths in the country have.

The comic actor and director made this known in a video that has since gone viral on social media.

Awuru stated that the end SARS protest made him realize that the youths are the problem of the youths.

The actor pointed out that one section of the youths are protesting for a better Nigeria while others are looting and attacking fellow Nigerians.

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Ifa priests curse mob who stole Oba’s staff of office in Lagos (Video)

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Ifa priests curse mob who stole Oba's staff of office in Lagos

Local priests in Lagos have invoked spell on hoodlums that attacked the palace of the Oba of Lagos, Riliwan Akiolu.

Information Nigeria recalls that the monarch’s palace was on Wednesday invaded by hoodlums, carting away the king’s personal effects to include shoes, and his staff of office (Opa Ase).

But, in a video that has since gone viral, some ifa priests were seen laying a curse on the attackers of the monarch’s palace

 

The monarch on Friday October 23, gave the men 24-hour to return the staff of office.

Following the expiration of the ultimatum, traditional priests in the state gathered to rain curses on those involved in the looting.

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Lewis Hamilton reacts to Nigeria’s #EndSARS protest

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Lewis Hamilton reacts to Nigeria's #EndSARS protest

British racing driver, Lewis Hamilton has reacted to the recent end SARS protest against police brutality that rocked Nigeria.

Hamilton, who made the reaction on Twitter, stated that the recent events in Nigeria are a human rights crisis.

 

In his tweet, the British Formula 1 racer described the recent events in Nigeria as a human rights crisis, as he noted that it is the responsibility of everyone to educate and raise awareness about tragedies happening in the world.

Hamilton, who also shared a photo of himself rocking a black T-shirt with the inscription ‘#EndSARS’ and a map with the colour of the Nigerian flag on it, posted a link for people to sign up to demand an end to impunity for police brutality in Nigeria.

He wrote:

“We all have a responsibility to educate ourselves and raise awareness of the tragedies happening in the world around us and take action where we can. The recent events in Nigeria are a human rights crisis. Hit the link to find out more #EndSARS.”

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