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Beninese arrested for vandalising NNPC pipelines

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The Zone 2 Police Command, Onikan, Lagos, has arrested three Beninese, Sosu Elijah, Whesu Julien and Agosu Ogungbe, for allegedly vandalising and stealing fuel from pipelines of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation.

The Beninese were apprehended with four others – Omosebi Olorunwa, Daniel Akinwunmi, Rafiu Balogun and Samson Adams – on Wednesday at Owode-Apapa, in the Badagry area of the state while they were smuggling the stolen fuel from the country.

PUNCH Metro learnt that motorcycles and 10 vehicles, including a Volkswagen car marked, XV859KRD, and 113 jerrycans of petrol were recovered from the suspects.

One of the suspects, 18-year-old Adams, who said he was an admission-seeker, told our correspondents that his role was to assist the gang to fill the jerrycans with fuel, adding that he did not know that it was an offence.

He said, “I want to go to school. My father is late and my mother does not have money. I decided to work so that I can raise some money. What I usually do is to fill the jerrycans with petrol at a filling station.

“Some people buy the fuel and smuggle it from Nigeria into neighbouring countries. I collect N1,000 every day. I have so far saved N10,000.”

The Beninese, Elijah, said, “I was taken to the scene by my boss. He said he had a job for me, but he abandoned me immediately he saw the police.”

However, Olorunwa denied being a member of the syndicate, saying he was apprehended while returning from a hospital, where he had taken her ailing father.

Another suspect, Akinwunmi, said he was going for a vigil when policemen arrested him.

But the zonal spokesperson, SP Muyiwa Adejobi, said the suspects had made confessional statements to the police, adding that the command would not rest on its oars in ridding the zone of vandals.

He said, “There were over 50 vandals in the place, which is located far from the major road. When the command got a tip-off on vandals’ activities, Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Abdulmajid Ali, deployed a team in the area around 12.30am and the suspects were arrested while others fled.

“The command got a hint of the activities of the hoodlums, who are mostly from the Benin Republic.

“We learnt that some pipelines had been vandalised and turned into a petrol depot where vandals siphoned and ferried a large quantity of petroleum products out of the country.

“The AIG had directed that other fleeing members of the syndicate be arrested and charged to court without delay.”

Source: Punch

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Dr Anu Adepoju Of Med Contour Reportedly Suspended From Medical Practice

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Dr. Anu Adepoju of Med Contour has reportedly been suspended from practising by the Nigerian Medical and Dental board.

Twitter influencer and doctor, Dr. olufunmilayo shared the new via his Twitter page, noting that the board reached its decision after an investigation into the death of one of her patients as well as another who had complications from surgery.

Recall that an Instagram Influencer, Omohtee called out Dr Anu Adepoju earlier in the year for ruining her buttocks after suffering complications from a surgical procedure despite paying the sum of 1.5 million naira for a Brazilian butt lift.

Anu Adepoju was also alleged to have killed a beauty queen in 2018, the result of a failed procedure.

According to Dr. Olufunmilayo, Anu graduated from College of Medicine, Unilag in 2017 and performed plastic surgery on a patient in December 2018 when she was a House Officer.

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Davido celebrates his mum on her posthumous birthday

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David Adedeji Adeleke (born November 21, 1992), better known as David’s mum, Veronica Adeleke, would have turned a year older today November 23.

He posted this throwback photo of he and his mum on his Instagram this afternoon with the caption;

”Happy Birthday Mama … love and miss you always”

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Death threats issued on WizKid associates by 30BG crew is unbelievable – Kemi Olunloyo

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Kemi Olunloyo known for holding controversial opinions has disclosed that Wizkid and Davido have taken their feud to another level.

According to a post sighted on her social media page, she has alleged that the 30 Billion Geng crew of Nigerian artist Davido are threatening the associates of Wizkid outside Nigeria.

Kemi Olunloyo has however urged Davido to control his crew members or anyone behind it because they can be arrested.

Her tweet reads:

The COLD WAR going on between Davido and WizKid could destroy the Nigerian music business. The DEATH ☠️threats metted upon WizKid associates by 30BG crew is unbelievable. Fans have no idea! Davido should control his crew ASAP. Most of this is happening abroad
#Kemitalksblog

This one is WORSE than Toyin Abraham vs Liz Anjorin. The fan threats was why I called
@Opetodolapo in and settled it fast. One fan sent a message to Lizzy to pay him 500K to kill Toyin and her baby. Wizkid & Davido’s crew are fighting in foreign territory. Anyone can be arrested

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