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Alleged Evans’ Accomplice Sues Police

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A man suspected to be an accomplice of the alleged billionaire kidnapper, Evans, has dragged the police to court, demanding damages.
One Emeka Arinze, a suspected accomplice of alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a Evans, on Monday asked a Federal High Court in Lagos to order his immediate release from police custody.
According to Punch Metro, Arinze, in his suit filed at the court’s registry through a rights campaigner, Mr Ogedi Ogu, is claiming N100m and a public apology from the police jointly and several others over alleged infringement on his rights.
Joined in the suit are the Inspector General of Police, State Police Commissioner, Lagos State Police Command and Insp. Christian, an Investigating Police Officer with the Special Anti-Robbery Squad.
Ogu is seeking a declaration that the arrest and detention of Arinze without any order validly made in accordance with the 1999 Constitution (as Amended) is unlawful and illegal.
In addition, he wants an order directing and mandating the respondents to produce the suspect in the court.
An affidavit sworn to by the younger sister of the applicant, Mrs Nkem Nwaka, said the applicant was arrested on June 27 at Festac Town, Lagos, by the third respondent (the police) and taken to the office of the second respondent (CP).
According to her, the suspect has been in custody since June 27 and denied access to his medications, family and lawyers.
The applicant has been in police custody for more than three months without any charge, she said, adding that his fundamental rights as guaranteed under Sections 35 (4) and 36 (4) (5) of the 1999 Constitution have been violated.
No date has been fixed for hearing.
Evans has been arraigned before Justice Hakeem Oshodi of the Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja.
He had earlier instituted a fundamental rights suit against the Police, claiming N300m as damages for alleged illegal detention and rights violation.

Source: Punch

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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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