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FG Finally Rescues Nigerian Teacher Trafficked To Lebanon

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23-year-old teacher, Omolola Ajayi, who was trafficked to Lebanon, has been finally rescued after an intervention by the Nigerian government.

Omolola, a mother of one was trafficked on the guise that she was going to teach English language. The person responsible for her trafficking has now been arrested.

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, confirmed the rescue of Ajayi from the home of her “master” she was sold to, also revealed that she is now in Beirut with the Nigerian Ambassador to Lebanon.

Confirming the rescue, Abike wrote on Twitter;

“The alleged trafficker has been arrested and will be handed over to NAPTIP.The family of the lady have been traced ..Kwara Gov is personally on the matter. All hands on deck to ensure the trafficked lady returns”

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“Breaking news. Update on the viral video of trafficked Nigerian girl in Lebanon. She is now happily in the hands of the Nigerian Amb in Beirut , received warmly and happy to be in safe hands. She will be home soon by Gods grace”.

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Teenage Girl Stabs Boyfriend To Death Over N3000

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A teenager, Miss Idowu Abosede, has been arrested by the Police in Ogun State for stabbing her boyfriend, Aliyu Ibrahim, to death with a kitchen knife.

It was learnt that following an argument between the two of them over N3000 the girl took from where her boyfriend kept it, Aliyu pulled a knife to compel her to return it but she was unyielding and as they struggled over the control of the knife, the girl wrested it from Aliyu and stabbed him on the chest.

He was said to have dropped to the ground and died afterwards.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the State, Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a release stated that one Seriki Huasa in Sagamu alerted the Police that the suspect and her deceased boyfriend were arguing over N3,000 which resulted in a fight that ended the life of the deceased.

Abimbola, a Deputy Superintendent of Police(DSP), added that the Seriki reported that the two were dragging a knife with each other and eventually the girl used the knife to stab the boyfriend on his chest which resulted to his death.

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The Police Spokesman explained that the Divisional Police Officer Sagamu, Okiki Agunbiade, a Superintendent of Police, gave directives to detectives, who went to the scene and arrested the teenager.

He noted that a blood stained knife used to stab the boyfriend to death was recovered while the remains of the boy have also been released to his relations on demand for burial in accordance with the Islamic rite.

“The suspect claimed that she came to pass the night with the deceased and when she was about going in the morning, she took the sum of N3,000 from the deceased but he was not ready to give her the whole N3,000 and that was what led to an argument between them.

“She stated that it was the deceased who brought out the knife and while dragging it with him, the knife stabbed him on his chest,” Abimbola stated.

According to Abimbola, the Commissioner of Police, Kenneth Ebrimson, has directed that the suspect should be transferred to the homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department(SCIID) for further investigation and prosecution.

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VIDEO: I Insist Coronavirus Was Caused By Corruption — EFCC Boss Magu

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EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu

The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has insisted that the deadly novel coronavirus which has killed about 2, 700 people globally was caused by corruption.

“The coronavirus is a product of a corrupt mind. Somebody deliberately sat down in the lab and came up with the virus with the view to infect and destroy other people.”

“So, who else is corrupt than that? So, it is created by a corrupt mind. So, I still insist that coronavirus was caused by corruption.” Magu said

Magu first made the claim at the Passing Out Parade, POP of EFCC’s Detective Inspector Course 5 cadets at the Nigerian Defence Academy, (NDA) in Kaduna on Tuesday, February 18, 2020.

Magu’s remarks were greeted with rousing applause of his audience at the event which included Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari.

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The agency later denied he made such statement and claimed the video was doctored. But in another video, the EFCC boss could be heard saying the virus was caused by corruption as it is a product of corrupt minds.

“I strongly believe, your excellency, that even coronavirus is caused by corruption. Fighting corruption is like a crusade against the evils in our society,” Magu said at the event.

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Police Arrest Man Over Murder Of AEDC Official In Abuja

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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has arrested one Oputa Vitus in connection with the murder of staff of the Abuja Electrical Distribution Company (AEDC), Ibrahim Garba Haji.

Haji was allegedly stabbed with a knife by the suspect at Pasali, Kabusa Community in Abuja on Tuesday, while in the community on an official assignment.

Another staff of the AEDC who was with the late Haji at the time was also attacked and sustained injuries.

A statement by the Public Relations Officer of the FCT Command, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, they made the arrest following a distress call.

“The arrest was consequent upon a distress call received on 25th February, 2020 at about 1444hrs at Kabusa Division that the suspect armed with a knife inflict serious injuries on two AEDC staff who were deployed to the community on official assignment. The knife has been recovered as an exhibit.

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“As a result of the incident, one Ibrahim Garba Haji ‘m’ 50 years old a staff of AEDC, who was stabbed on the chest, was certified dead at the hospital where he was rushed to for medical attention. Meanwhile, the second victim is still on hospital admission.

“The Command has commenced a discreet investigation into the unfortunate incident and the suspect will be arraigned in court upon the conclusion of the investigation.”

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