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Woman Stabs Husband To Death Over ‘baba Ijebu’ Lottery (photo)

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A 29-year – old housewife , Onyinyechi Akunne, who allegedly killed her 35- year -old husband, Abuchi Akunne, with a kitchen knife over a lottery ticket of Premier Lotto Ltd also known as “Baba Ijebu”, was on Monday brought before an Ikeja High Court.

Onyinyechi is facing a charge of murder which contravenes Section 221 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2011.

She, however, denied the charge.

The State Prosecutor , Mrs C . K Tuiyi – Carena , told the court that the accused allegedly committed the offence on March 28, 2015, at her residence located at No . 85, Idimu Road, Ejigbo , a suburb of Lagos.

She said , “ On the day of the alleged murder, Onyinyechi was preparing a meal while Abuchi was sitting on a chair in their home looking at his ‘ Baba Ijebu’ lottery tickets.

“ Angered by her husband ’ s action, Onyinyechi scolded him for his love for gambling and a fight ensued between them.

“ She took the kitchen knife she was using to cut vegetables and stabbed her husband fatally in the chest.

“ The stabbing inflicted a deep cut in Abuchi’ s chest which led to excessive blood loss and his eventual death.

“ The victim died before he could be taken to hospital by Onyinyechi and concerned neighbours. ”

The accused was pregnant when the offence was committed.

She, however , gave birth to a baby girl while in custody at the Kirikiri Female Prisons.
Onyinyechi was in court on Monday with the baby.

Counsel to the accused, Mr Q . U . Ogudu, told the court that the accused had opted for a plea bargain.

He said , “ My Lord , we have applied for a plea bargain agreement which the state is not objecting to.”

The prosecutor also confirmed to the court that the parties were working towards the plea bargain.

Justice Josephine Oyefeso adjourned the case to April 6 for a report on the plea bargain agreement.

Source: Punch

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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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