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How Nigerian man scammed my heart, my soul, my finances – American woman laments

“When I discovered who he really was, I contacted his family and because of this, he got mad at me and put up my vital information on the internet, calling me a rapist”.

An American woman, Ann (other names withheld), has accused her estranged husband, Mr. Obinna Ezenwa (Egbueriaku), a former President of Students Union Government, SUG, of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, FUTO, in 2015, and others of defrauding her of about $50,000 (about N20 million in today’s exchange rate).

According to Vanguard, others mentioned in the alleged romance scam included Vivian Ezechukwu Ginika, who would later marry Ezenwa, and Collins Anthony Obiegbule.

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Hoodlums invade church, beat up pastor, hack member in Lagos

A 70-year-old elder in the church pleaded with them to leave him.

Pastor of a Celestial Church of Christ, Adewunmi Awotidoye, has been hospitalised after armed thugs invaded the church in the Jakande area of Lagos State.
The thugs, who were armed with guns and machetes, were said to have stormed the church on motorcycles during a service, beat up the cleric and also cut him with a machete.

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Illegal mortuary were bodies of kidnap victims are hidden uncovered in Rivers

Men of the Rivers State Police Command and other security operatives have uncovered an illegal mortuary where bodies of kidnap victims are reportedly kept inside the Elele-Alimini General Hospital in Emohua Local Government Area of the state.

It was gathered that the hospital, where the ‘illegal’ mortuary is located have been abandoned for years.

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Goods worth millions of naira destroyed as fire guts Onitsha market

“We were calling the fire service and they have not responded. See how goods belonging to traders are being destroyed before their eyes.

The PUNCH reports that goods worth millions of naira were destroyed by a late-night fire that occurred at the plaza of the Onitsha Main Market in Anambra State on Wednesday.
According to an eyewitnesses account, the fire also destroyed shops on the third floor of the three-storey building located near the main market.

Our correspondent gathered that the fire was caused by an electrical fault.
One of the traders in the market said the damage had already been done before the arrival of fire responders.

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EFCC re-arraigns Fani-Kayode on amended 17-count fraud charge

He drew the court’s attention to allegations that the former minister had forged medical records to delay the trial.

Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has been re-arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on a 17-count charge of fraud.

The former minister was re-arraigned on Monday alongside Nenadi Usman, former minister of state for finance; Danjuma Yusuf, a former national chairman of the Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON) and a company, Joint-Trust Dimensions Nigeria Limited, on charges bordering on conspiracy and unlawful retention of funds.

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EFCC re-arraigns Fani-Kayode on amended 17-count fraud charge

He drew the court’s attention to allegations that the former minister had forged medical records to delay the trial.

Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has been re-arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on a 17-count charge of fraud.

The former minister was re-arraigned on Monday alongside Nenadi Usman, former minister of state for finance; Danjuma Yusuf, a former national chairman of the Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON) and a company, Joint-Trust Dimensions Nigeria Limited, on charges bordering on conspiracy and unlawful retention of funds.

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Ogun Monarch burnt to ashes in his car

Only the Oba was killed. He was burnt in his car. The Commissioner of Police was there today. The place has been deserted as we speak. But we are trailing the perpetrators and we shall bring them to book,” Oyeyemi stated.


Gunmen killed Oba Ayinde Odetola, the Olu of Agodo in Ogun State’s Ewekoro Local Government Area, on Monday.
According to reports, Oba Odetola was slain and burned beyond recognition as soon as he drove into the village at 11 a.m.

We learnt that crisis began in Agodo after Odetola of Ake dynasty was elected as the traditional ruler of the town, a development the Owu people reportedly rejected, insisting that anybody from Ake cannot be their king.
While the root cause of the killing is yet to be ascertained, a sister of the late monarch, Mrs Adenike Akintade, said a brother to the late monarch was recently killed.

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Nigerian man who castrated himself speaks on his new self

“You know you will have a problem in Gboko if you do not have a girlfriend.

Forty-four-year-old Terhemen Anongo, who castrated himself In Gboko, Benue State, says he has peace of mind and can now sleep well.

Three weeks ago, Anongo, who dropped out as a 500 Level medical student of the University of Ibadan removed his second testicle to kill sexual urge.

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Alleged ritual: Woman escapes after son attacked, stabbed her with knife

“It was that time that the mother fell and started crying and the neighbours rescued her and separated her from the son.


A woman identified as Eziada Chika Mbachu, has escaped from her son, who stabbed her with a knife severally to allegedly use her for ritual in Owerri, the Imo state capital.
The incident was said to have happened early hours of Monday, between 7am and 8am at Heroes apartment opposite Concord hotel in Owerri.

According to Vanguard, an eyewitness said the young man was the one who invited the mum in the early hours of Monday, attacked and inflicted several knife attacks on her.

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Angry youths set Hanifa Abubakar’s school ablaze

He said there was no casualty in the incident, but parts of the school’s building were razed.

Angry youths in the early hours of Monday set ablaze the school where the kidnappers of Hanifa Abubakar buried the remains of the five-year-old girl in Kano.
The private school, Noble Kids Comprehensive College, is located at Kwanar Dakata in Nassarawa local government area, in Kano metropolis.