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Woman Allegedly Steals Bride’s Money At Wedding

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A 19-year-old unemployed woman, Ifeoluwa Adekunle, charged with stealing N60,000 at a wedding was, yesterday, arraigned at an Ikeja Magistrate’s Court in Lagos.

Adekunle, a resident of Alagbado, Lagos, was said to have committed the offence on December 12, 2016, at La-Occasion Event Centre, New Oko-Oba, Agege, Lagos.

According to the prosecutor, Inspector Clement Okuoimose, the defendant unlawfully entered into the wedding reception of one Mrs Adeshina Adeyanju and stole N60,000 belonging to the bride.

He told the court that the money was stolen from the bride’s bag, while she was dancing.

According to Okuoimose, the complainant was dancing with her well wishers, who were spraying money on her, while the accused, pretending to be dancing, was busy stealing her money.

He said: “The accused, who gate-crashed the wedding, was pretending to be sharing in the joy of the complainant, while stealing the money.

“The complainant’s sister noticed it and challenged the accused. Her bag was searched and N60,000 in different dominations was found.

“Another N3,000 was found on her, but the accused confessed that she stole it at another wedding before coming to the complainant’s.”

The prosecutor told the court that the offence contravened Section 285 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.

The accused may be jailed for three years if found guilty according to the provisions of the said section.

The accused, however, pleaded not guilty and was admitted to bail by the Magistrate O. Y. Ekogbule in the sum of N40,000, with two sureties in like sum.

The magistrate adjourned the case to February 15.

Source: Vanguard

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Tinubu Visits Sanwo-Olu, Says “I’m Still The Jagaban”

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Tinubu Visits Sanwo-Olu, Says “I’m Still The Jagaban”

 

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, former governor of Lagos State and National leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress on Saturday paid a courtesy visit to the governor of the state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

Tinubu, in his visit to the governor, stated that contrary to false news making the rounds, he did not travel to France, adding that he is still the Jagaban.

He also denied rumours that his son Seyi was kidnapped or chased out of his residence outside the country, emphasizing that nobody can chase him or his family out of Lagos.

The former governor’s visit comes after the infamous shooting of unarmed protesters in Lekki area of the state.

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Air Force Intervenes, Slams Policemen For Shooting At A Crowd (Video)

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Air Force Intervenes, Slams Policemen For Shooting At A Crowd (Video)

A viral video has captured moment soldiers of the Nigeria Air Force intervened and slammed some policemen for shooting at a crowd.

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The incident which occurred at a yet to be identified venue showed some men of the Nigeria Air Force calling on officers of the Nigeria police to cease fire.

In the videos also, residents were seen running helter-skelter while soldiers used a megaphone to call for calm. “Stop shooting, the Air Force are here”, the soldiers could be heard screaming.

However, the policemen appeared reluctant in taking orders from the soldiers until one of them showed proof of his rank by pointing to the stars on his shoulder.

The soldier also warned that if they refuse to ceasefire, he would charge them and their headquarters for inciting violence.

The officer who spoke on behalf of the Air Force then commanded the policemen to move their van behind theirs so the Army would serve as a buffer between them and the crowd.

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#EndSARS: Hoodlums vandalize Senator Gershom Bassey’s family house in Calabar

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#EndSARS: Hoodlums vandalize Senator Gershom Bassey’s family house in Calabar

Senator Gershom Bassey’s resident has been vandalized and looted by hoodlums rampaging the streets of Calabar.

Information Nigeria gathered that the hoodlums overpowered the security men attached to the property.

 

This is in spite of the  24 hours curfew declared in Cross River state.

Some of the buildings already vandalised include the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office along Marian Road, Cross River State Transport Regulatory Agency (CRTRA) office and banks along Mayne Avenue and 8-Miles Calabar.

Federal institutions like the Ministry of Agriculture, Cross River Basin Authourity, and Federal Psychiatric Hospital were also vandalized.

Houses belonging to some politicians were not spared. Some of those affected include Senators Gershom Bassey and Victor Ndoma Egba. Bassey’s houses located at Mayne Avenue by White and the one at Asari Iso were looted and burnt.

Egba’s house located within the same Asari Iso axis was also vandalized.

To restore normalcy, military personnel have reportedly taken over major streets.

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