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Unemployed Woman Arraigned for Allegedly Biting Off Friend’s Ear in Lagos

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A young woman has been docked for violently biting off the ear of a friend during a fracas that occurred in the Ikeja area of Lagos State.

 
A 22-year-old unemployed woman, Tope Olanrewaju, who allegedly assaulted her friend by biting off her left ear, was on Friday granted N100,000 bail by an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.
The Chief Magistrate, Mrs. B.O. Osunsanmi, who gave the ruling, also granted the accused one surety in like sum, who must be gainfully employed.
The accused, a resident of No. 4, Agbowa St., Ogijo near Ikorodu, Lagos State, had pleaded not guilty to the two-count charge of assault occasioning grievous bodily harm and unlawfully inflicting wounds.
According to Police Prosecutor Simeon Imhonwa, the accused committed the offences on May 7, 2017 at about 4.00.p.m. at Toyin Street, Ikeja.
Imhonwa alleged that the accused beat the complainant, Tolulope Adekoya, to a pulp and cut off her left ear with her teeth.
“The complainant said Olanrewaju had threatened to deal with her on several occasions.
 
“The complainant alleged that the accused refused to return the money she borrowed and kept threatening her life whenever she demanded  her money.
 
“This led to a misunderstanding and a fight between them, and in the process, the accused beat Adekoya to a pulp and bit off the left ear,” he told the court.
The offences contravened sections 171 and 244 (a) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015 (Revised).
The magistrate adjourned the case until July 1 for mention.

Source: Tori

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#EndSARS protesters break into Lagos International Airport (Videos)

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#EndSARS protesters break into Lagos International Airport (Videos)

Young Nigerians protesting against SARS brutality, under the #EndSARS movement, stormed the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos state.

The protesters in their hundreds are preventing movement in and out of the busiest airport in the country.

Nationwide protests have been going on over the past 11 days, demanding an end to police brutality and extrajudicial killings, but since it began, this is the first time protesters would disrupt activities inside an airport.

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#EndSARS Protesters take over apple junction in Festac, Lagos

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#EndSARS Protesters take over apple junction in Festac, Lagos

Some Nigerians protesting against police brutality have taken over apple junction in Festac area of Lagos state causing serious gridlock.

The protesters with different banners are calling for end to police brutality. They blocked roads while asking to be heard by the government.

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Yul Edochie calls for Buhari’s resignation

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Yul Edochie calls for Buhari's resignation

Popular actor turned politician, Yul Edochie, who had signified interest to contest the presidency in the forthcoming elections in 2019 has called for the resignation of President Buhari.

He made the call via his Twitter handle on Monday afternoon, October 19.

According to Yul, President Buhari was very vocal during the Goodluck Jonathan administration and called for the resignation of the former President on the basis of poor performance.

He opined that President Buhari has performed worse than Jonathan, therefore he should resign from office.

”President Buhari was very vocal during the previous Govt. He called for Goodluck’s resignation on the basis of poor performance. Today Buhari’s performance is worse than that of Jonathan. We put our hopes in him & he failed us. I call for Buhari’s resignation. #ENDBADGOVERNANCE” he tweeted.

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