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How landlord kills tenant’s son with pestle

Police in Ogun State have arrested a landlord, Sunday Omosule, for allegedly killing his tenant’s four-year-old son, one Joseph Akpan.
The incident occurred on Sunday at No. 23, Adeoye Street, Oko Baale, Onipanu area in Ota, Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of the state.

The suspect was said to have claimed that he was under spiritual attacks when he committed in crime.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the arrest of the landlord, said he hit the victim on the head with the pestle.

I made over 500 underwear bombs for suicide missions, by Boko Haram teenager

A 15-year-old former Boko Haram bomb maker has made a chilling confession about how he made over 500 underwear Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) used by insurgents for suicide missions on soft targets in the last five years.
Ali Goni was only 10 years old and in primary six when he was kidnapped in Bama.
The military authorities described the teenager as the most deadly Boko Haram member, who had mastered various techniques that can cause maximum destruction of lives.

Woman launches first sex agency in Nigeria

A Nigerian woman, Cherry Bianze, has started what many consider as the first sex agency in Nigeria.
Bianze wrote on her Facebook page that the agency would start operations in Lagos, Abuja, Edo, Delta, Rivers and all the southeastern states of the country in August this year.
“We have just started an agency where people can come and HAVE SEX WITH NO STRINGS ATTACHED.
“For a start, we'll be in Lagos, Abuja, all South-eastern states, Edo, Delta and Rivers states.... and other countries.

Police Protest: Presidency summons IGP, Idris Ibrahim

The Presidency on Monday summoned the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris over the reported protest embarked by police personnel in Maiduguri, the Borno capital, on Monday.

The police personnel were said to have protested over non-payment of their monthly salaries and allowances.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the IGP was seen heading towards the office of the Chief of Staff to the President, Malam Abba Kyari, at the presidential villa, Abuja.

Court grants Dasuki N200m bail

A federal high court sitting in Abuja has granted bail to Sambo Dasuki, the former national security adviser (NSA).
Dasuki was arrested by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and has been in detention despite the bail he got on five different occasions — apart from this.
Describing Dasuki’s continuous detention as an aberration to the rule of law, the court granted him a N200 million and two sureties in like sum.

Nigerian comedian plans to marry sex doll

Nigerian actor and comedian, Benjamin Nwachukwu, known to his fans as Shuga Shaa, has drawn a mixed reaction in the commercial capital, Lagos, for saying he has a relationship with a sex doll named Tonto Shaa.

The pampered doll sports a wig, polished finger nails and wears jewellery and expensive perfumes - and now has her own car.

Shuga Shaa has been spotted going to the cinema and driving around with her on some occasions.
Some fans expressed disappointment and disgust, even describing him as a "mad man" and a "psychopath".

Nigerian comedian plans to marry sex doll

Nigerian actor and comedian, Benjamin Nwachukwu, known to his fans as Shuga Shaa, has drawn a mixed reaction in the commercial capital, Lagos, for saying he has a relationship with a sex doll named Tonto Shaa.

The pampered doll sports a wig, polished finger nails and wears jewellery and expensive perfumes - and now has her own car.

Shuga Shaa has been spotted going to the cinema and driving around with her on some occasions.
Some fans expressed disappointment and disgust, even describing him as a "mad man" and a "psychopath".

FBI arrests  Nigerians, Ghanaians, others in $15m cyber crime bust

The United States Department of Justice, DOJ, has announced the arrest of eight persons across the United States and Africa for their roles in a widespread, Africa-based cyber conspiracy that allegedly defrauded U.S. companies and citizens of approximately $15 million since at least 2012.

UPP condemns killings in Plateau

By Valentine Amanze

The United Progressive Party (UPP) has condemned the killing of more than 120 people and the destruction of properties worth millions of naira in Plateau State by the Fulani herdsmen at the weekend.

  The Chairman, Chief Chekwas Okorie, stated that the party was saddened beyond description by the massive destruction of lives and property of the people of Plateau State by bands of Fulani insurgents.

SERAP asks UN Human Rights Council to hold special session over Plateau killings

A Lagos-based human rights and advocacy group, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to all the Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States of the United Nation Human Rights Council, Geneva urging them to initiate and actively support the urgent holding of a special session of the Human Rights Council to address the ongoing killings of Nigerians and residents by suspected herdsmen and/or unknown persons in Nigeria, which sadly occured recently in Plateau State where over 80 people were brutally murdered.

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