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Activist Dele Farotimi reacts to Gov Sanwo-Olu’s invitation to join his peace walk

Fiery lawyer and activist, Dele Farotimi, has reacted to the invitation of Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to join him on a peace walk in the state. Read here

Governor Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday, November 30, announced plans to stage a peace walk with some #EndSARS protesters as part of measures to heal the state from the trauma of the October 20, 2020, Lekki tollgate shooting.

Dele took to his Facebook page to reject the invitation.

Read what he wrote below..

I do not work in the company of murderers…

Daughter of former Oyo governor calls out Lagos nightclub after bouncers tried to assault her

Ajay Ajimobi — one of the daughters of late former Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has called out a Lagos nightclub after their bouncers allegedly tried to assault her.
Taking to Instagram on Saturday, the 24-year-old University of Warwick graduate alleged that the bouncers ‘tried to put hands on her’ but thankfully she had her own security.

“Shortly after this we got into a fight at Cocoon Lagos. Your bouncers are okay with assaulting women. #misogynists. Picked the wrong ones though. Imagine being this cute and some sexit loser pig tries to put hands on you. No now,” she wrote.

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Kogi Residents Fear For Their Lives As Gunmen Shoot Commissioner, Kidnap Others

The Kogi State Commissioner for—Environment — Adewale Omofaiye on — Sunday escaped being kidnapped but was shot on the leg by suspected kidnappers.
The incident happened between Ikoyi and Iyara in Kogi State at about 5pm on Sunday evening
Omofaiye was on his way to Lokoja when the suspected kidnappers opened fire on his vehicle and a bullet him in the leg.
An eyewitness said some other road users were kidnapped and taken into the bush by the kidnappers.
Omofaiye is reported to be in stable condition.

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BREAKING: 2 killed, properties burn to ashes as petrol-laden tanker explodes in Ogun (photos)

A — tanker loaded with Premium Motor Spirit, popularly known as petrol has exploded in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.

It was learnt that the — tanker overturned early on Sunday around — Oju-Irin, in the Lafenwa area of the — city. Police, Federal Road Safety Corps and the firefighters were working assiduously to restore normalcy.

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Nightclub owner and his mistress found dead inside car in Kano

Kano State Police Command has commenced investigation into the death of a popular nightclub owner, Steven Ayika and one Chiamaka Emmanuel, said to be his mistress.
Ayika, the CEO of Knight House and Chiamaka were found dead inside a Lexus car along Katsina Road in Fagge Local Government Area of Kano State in the early hours on Tuesday, November 23.

Late Ayika was married to one Jennifer and they have two children while Chiamaka was reportedly billed to be wed in December.
A witness who spoke to NAN said the car with tinted glasses was parked in front of Chiamaka’s family house.
Another witness said police officers discovered the deceased persons in a compromising position.

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Police Arrest Man Linked To Murder of Pro-Buhari Activist, Okeke

Police — in Anambra State has arrested one Chiadiobi, an indigene of Enugu State over the killing of Kenechukwu Okeke, a supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari. NAN had reported that the pro-Muhammadu Buhari government activist who put up a vicious opposition against the #EndSARS campaign, was killed by yet-to-be-identified attackers in Anambra State.

Okeke was said to have been macheted by some assailants numbering seven.
Okeke, as reported by his wife, Mrs Blessing Odinakachi, was allegedly killed in October by Chiadiobi, a former tenant of his, after a disagreement.
The Anambra State Police Command’s Spokesperson, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga, confirmed the arrest of Chiadiobi on Friday.
Police spokesman, Ikenga, said the state police commissioner, Mr Echeng Eworo, gave an order for the suspect to be arrested and questioned over the death of Okeke.

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16-year-old girl who accused her father of raping her in Port Harcourt makes u-turn at police station, says ‘she was influenced by evil sprit’

16-year-old girl who accused her father of raping her in Port Harcourt makes u-turn at police station, says

A 16-year-old girl who accused her father of raping her in Port Harcourt, River State has made a u-turn at the police station, claiming that she was influenced into making the ‘false’ accusation by an evil spirit.

According to human rights group, Centre for Basic Rights Protection And Accountability Campaign, the teenager reported her father to Chief Security Officer Of Nkpolu-Oroworukwo, Mile 3 Diobu, Comrade Godstime Ihunwo on Tuesday, 22nd November that he has been raping her.

However, she made u-turn at the Human Rights Desk, Rivers State Police Headquarters, Moscow road when she told investigators and detectives that she was influenced by an evil spirit to accuse her father falsely.

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Abubakar Malami accused of being ‘mastermind’ behind EFCC moves against Willie Obiano

Abubakar Malami accused of being ‘mastermind’ behind EFCC moves against Willie Obiano. -THE Anambra State Government has accused Abubakar Malami, the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation of being the mastermind behind EFCC’s Obiano watch list.

Anambra State Commissioner, Don Adinuba—said that the EFCC is supervised by the Office of the AGF, while Malami had made efforts to frustrate the recent governorship election in Anambra.

“Nobody invited the Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano to interrogate him or hear his own side of the story.

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EFCC allegedly places Gov Obiano on watchlist

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has placed governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state on its watchlist. In a letter dated November 15, 2021, and addressed to the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, the EFCC requested the service to place the governor on watchlist.
The commission also asked the service to inform it anytime Obiano is travelling out of the country from any of the international airports and other points of entry and exit.
This is coming four months before Obiano is expected to leave office as governor.
The governor is expected to hand over in March 2022.

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Missing 5-year-old boy found strangled to death in Ebonyi

Missing 7-year-old boy found strangled to death in Ebonyi a. A young boy has been found dead few days after he was declared missing in Amaokwu Amangballa, Afikpo North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.
The boy was allegedly strangled to death by unknown assailants and dumped by the roadside.

According to one Prince Paul Okah, who shared the photos on Facebook on November 13, the boy is said to be about 5 years old.

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