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Oscar Pistorius Receives Six Year Sentence For Murder

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South African paralympian, Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to six years in prison for the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

Pistorius was originally found guilty of manslaughter and received a 5 year sentence but state prosecutors appealed the judgment.

Judge Thokozile Masipa, who heard the original trial, told the court: “Public opinion may be loud and persistent, but it can play no role in the decision of this court,”  before handing down a six year sentence for murder.

It is possible that the state will reject today’s judgmeent before the end of today.

Reeva’s parents who criticized to the original sentence have not responded to today’s court ruling but many remain disappointed that Pistorius has received a light sentence.

Pistorius’s lawyers argued that his anxiety and nervousness meant he could not survive in a prison. He hobbled without his prosthetics in court a week ago to show cause but he will now serve his sentence at the prison wing of Kgosi Mampuru II prison in Pretoria.

 

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Ezekwesili Reacts To Nigerian Govt’s Threat To Sanction CNN

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Ezekwesili Reacts To Nigerian Govt’s Threat To Sanction CNN

Former Nigeria’s Minister of Education, Dr. Obaigeli Ezekwesili

Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has reacted to a statement by the Nigerian government demanding that CNN be sanctioned.

On Thursday, Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, expressed that CNN should be sanctioned for its investigations which he described as irresponsible journalism.

Also Read: #EndSars: UK Parliament Set To Debate The Sanction Of Buhari’s Regime Over #LekkiMassacre

The minister also insisted that there was no mass killing at Lekki toll-gate, adding that it was a ‘Massacre with no bodies’

Reacting to the development, Ezekwesili, mocked the government over its threats at CNN.

She queried the reason for Judicial panels on the #EndSARS crisis if the government has closed its minds to information based on evidence.

She wrote:

https://twitter.com/obyezeks/status/1329409799440769024

 

 

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Man shares chat with mother who is trying to hustle a girl for him to marry

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A Nigerian man identified as Opata Efungwu has shared his chat with his mother who is trying so hard to get a lady for him to marry.

From the chat with he shared, his mom sent a photo of a lady to him, and asked him to decide if he would want to see her when he comes home for Christmas.

“Check if you will like to see this girl in December when you come home for Christmas or not. If you will like to have her number or not. I still want to show you another person if you want me to”, his mom wrote.

Sharing the conversation on his Instagram page, he wrote;

“This life if someone told me when I was younger that a time will come when my mom will be hustling girls for me, I would never have believed it”.

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Strippers Spotted At Wedding Reception In Nigeria

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A video circulating on social media captures the moment some strippers were seen performing at a wedding reception in Nigeria.

Information Nigeria learnt that the brother of the groom thought it wise to entertain guests by hiring strippers to perform at the afterparty of the wedding.

The man decided to make the unusual move which has got people talking.

In the video, the strippers rocked skimpy outfits as they showed off their dance skills to the pleasure of the guests.

The web user, who made the video available tweeted;

“Lord wash my eyes.

A friends brother legit had strippers as entertainment at his wedding reception
Yo”

Read Also: Nigerian Professor Arrested For Spending $185k Research Money On Strippers

Watch the video below:

https://twitter.com/wyld__flower/status/1327923856137449474?s=21

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