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Court Sentences Two Men To Death In Ogun… Find Out Why

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Two men, were on Thursday, sentenced to death by hanging by a court sitting in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital.
 

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An Abeokuta High Court on Thursday, sentenced two men, Agbaraojo Abolore, 39, and Adeniyi Dada, 32, to death by hanging for armed robbery.

The judge, Olatokunbo Majekodumi, who sentenced Messrs Abolore and Dada, held that the prosecution had proven its case of conspiracy and armed robbery.

Mrs Majekodunmi also noted that all the evidence tendered in court had convinced the court beyond all reasonable doubt that the convicts committed the offences.

“Having found that the accused persons are guilty as charged on both counts, you shall be hung by the neck until you are dead, may the Lord have mercy on you,” Mr Majekodunmi said.

Reviewing the case, she said the convicts robbed one Olajide Eliphew, the complainant of his Ash colour 2003 model Nissan Pathfinder Jeep with Reg. No. DV. 997 LSD valued N1.7 million and two laptops valued N180,000

“The accused and his gang broke into the home of pastor Olajide not long after closing from a night vigil and threatened to kill him with a gun if he does not hand them his car key,” she said.

The police said that the offence committed contravened Section 6(b) and was punishable under Section1(2)( a) of the Robbery and Firearms (special provisions) Act, Cap Rll Law of the Federation of Nigeria 2004.

The police said that the convicts committed the offence on November 24, 2012 at No 1 Olajide Eliphew street, Papa Ibafo in Ogun.

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Eniola Badmus fires back at troll who body-shamed her

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Popular comic actress, Eniola Badmus has fired back at a troll who tried to make mockery of her body for wearing bikini.

The troll asked the actress why everything about her has fallen.

“Why everything come fall for up?,” the troll commented on the actress’s photo on LIB’s Instagram page with crying emoji.

And she replied: “Just the way your mama own fall”

The actress also complimented her own photo, writing that “looking good is a good business.”

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We Need N81 Million To Cut Grass In Abuja Stadium: Nigerian Minister

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The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has revealed that it will cost the ministry N81m to cut the grass and clear the weed that have taken over the MKO Abiola National Stadium in Abuja.

He stated this recently while speaking during the one-day seminar organised by the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) FCT chapter.

According to him, the ministry approached the Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) for assessment in the stadium, which was built in 2003 with N53 billion on a 29 hectares (72 acres) of land.

The stadium is divided into Package A which houses the Main Bowl and Package B which houses other facilities like basketball courts, NFF office, volleyball courts, tennis courts, squash courts.

“We approached AEPB to come see what can be done to clear the grass and weed in the stadium and they told us it will cost us N81m.

“If we tell Nigerians we used N81m which is not even available, there will be an outcry. The funds are not really there for us and that is why we are partnering with private investors to bring back the key components of our infrastructures,” he said.

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It’s smart if a man refuses to date a jobless woman in Nigeria — Leo DaSilva

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Ex-Big Brother Naija housemate, Leo Da Silva recently got internet users debating afte he waded into a conversation centered on men refusing to date women who are not financially stable.

A lady who disclosed that she’s a student, had tweeted;

I’ve seen tweets from guys saying they can’t date a girl that’s not financially stable. I’m a student. But never, like never have I felt attacked by such tweets. What’s actually up with some guys on Twitter? What I want must not make sense to you. It’s choice boo

Reacting to this, Leo stated that it’s a smart choice for young men to refuse to date jobless women. He added that guys should have their own preference just as women have theirs.

He tweeted in response;

Guys should have their own preference just as women have theirs. Dating someone that’s not working or doesn’t have adequate allowance is a burden. Nigeria, the poverty capital of the world, if a young man trying to come up refuses that burden, I think it’s a smart choice.

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