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Oil Thieves Bag 24 Years in Edo State

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Four oil thieves in Edo State will be cooling their heels behind bars on a lengthy note for tampering with the nation’s national assets.

 
The Edo State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps on Friday said that it has secured the conviction of four persons for oil theft.
The State Commandant, Makinde Ayinla, who disclosed this to journalists in Benin, said that the oil thieves were jailed by a Federal High Court in the state capital.
Ayinla identified the convicts as Jonathan Perekeme, Obi Tuku, Okus Moni and Perede Felix, who faced three-count each were sentenced to two years imprisonment for each of the counts.
He explained that the convicts had been arrested in January, 2016, at Urohi, in Esan West Local Government Area of the state, for illegally dealing in petroleum products, contrary to Section 1(17) of the miscellaneous Offences Act.
He noted that other offences include unlawfully  collaborating with oil thieves, an offence which he said was  punishable under Section 2 of Petroleum Production and Distribution (Anti-Sabotage) Act, Cap 12,  Laws of the Federation, 2004.
Ayinla, who noted that the command had 14 pending cases in court, described the conviction as a success for the command and a sign that the efforts of the officers were not in vain.
He also commended other sister agencies for their partnership in addressing oil theft in the state.

Source: Tori

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Rifle allegedly seized from drunk policeman (video)

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A drunk policeman identified as Garba Salisu is currently the talk of social media.

Passersby who saw a drunk police officer carrying a gun, seized the gun from him then poured water on him to help revive him.

In a video shared online, people are seen surrounding the police officers and commenting about the fact that he was inebriated already at that time of the day.

A man is seen pouring a sachet of water on the policeman’s head.

Voices in the video are heard saying the policeman was seen at about 4pm on Saturday, Nov 28, at CBN Junction, close to Abuja Police Command Headquarters.

Watch the video below:

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Settling down is not easy when you are a babymama — Actress Bisola Aiyeola

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Former Big Brother Naija housemate cum actress, Bisola Aiyeola, has said it hasn’t been easy raising a family.

The multi-talented TV star, in an interview with Sun News, revealed that getting married and building a new home might not be a bed of roses for someone who already has a child.

“There’s the urge to have that close nuclear family unit and then there’s the reality; it’s not that easy having another child and building a new home. I’ve heard from other people’s experiences too. Somehow, I’ve been able to manage all these years with my daughter.

I am proud of her; she’s in secondary school now. I just want to work on giving her the best. I won’t say that I am using torchlight to look for a family now, but if it does happen, I’ll embrace it with all of me. But the reality of it is that, it’s not as beautiful as it sounds,” she said.

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Nurse who is HIV positive, reveals how she’s been keeping her husband safe from the virus

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A nurse who is HIV positive is currently making rounds on social media and has taken to social media and revealed how she’s been keeping her husband safe from the virus.

The South African lady identified as Angela Motsusi disclosed this in a recent post she made on her Facebook wall.

According to her, HIV patients who take their ARVs daily, attend all clinic appointments and do blood checks as scheduled are safe of have sex with a negative partner.

She wrote on Facebook, “Living testimonies of #UequalsU , it’s simple really, if you are HIV positive, take your ARVs daily and attend all your clinic appointments and do blood checks as scheduled, by taking your treatment everyday you will be virally suppressed and with a sustained, suppressed viral load you CANNOT sexually transmit HIV to your partner, I am positive and he is negative. #normalizinghivchallenge #uequalsusouthafrica”

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