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November 17, 2021

Man Corpers Are Drug Addicts - NYSC


 



The National Youths Service Corps NYSC, Wednesday, raised the alarm that many of the corps members in the country are drug addicts.



Its Ondo state Coordinator, Mrs Victoria Ani raised the alarm at the 2021 Corps employers workshop in Akure, the Ondo state capital.


The workshop’s theme was ‘Optimizing the NYSC/ Corps employers Partnership for National Development in the context of the New Normal.


Ani expressed worries over the rate at which Corps members were involved in drug abuse in the country.


Stakeholders who attended the workshop while speaking complained that many of the corps members deployed in their establishments for their primary assignment engaged in various acts of drug abuse and smoking of Indian hemp.


Responding, Ani said ” for the Corps members that take weeds, I need to let you know that NYSC is doing so much. Many of our Corps members are drug addicts.


“I am talking out of experience. When we go to camp, we start from day one to tell them that if they were into it, it was an opportunity for them to drop such habits.


“In this our very last orientation, we had one that was suffering from withdrawal syndrome. We were managing this boy and he was eagerly wanting to take more.


“As a matter of fact, when we are going to the orientation camp, we take so many collaborative agencies including NDLEA, counsellors, people who talk to the ones that are really into this( drug addicts).


“I never knew that this TomTom, when you put it inside coca cola, it will make you high. I never knew that when they hold Lacaserra, you will think it is Lacaserra.


” Even Known seasoning cubes that you and me use in cooking. These children will put it inside Lacassera, drink it and they are high.


“In the scheme, we counsel them, and we keep talking to them every morning.


“Another female corps member brought over one hundred tablets of Diazepam drugs to the camp.


“So the issue of drug abuse is getting alarming. Some will wake up in the midnight and be shouting , they will refuse to close their mouths till daybreak, disturbing others.


“We keep telling them that if they are into drugs, they should drop it outside before entering orientation camp within three weeks and once they could achieve that, they could live a normal life.


“So when you have such in your employment, please, let them become your own children, help them because so many of them are into drugs, that is the truth.”


Ani, however, called for collaborative efforts from all stakeholders in addressing increasing rate of drug abuse and addiction among Corps members.


She urged corps employers to assist in rehabilitating them rather than rejecting such Corps members.


The Director-General of National Youth Service Corps, Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, in his message said that corps members’ employers dont have the authority to approve movement of corps members outside the state of deployment.


Speaking through the Director, NYSC South West Area office, Mr Tunde Fadairo, the DG said that employers could only approve their Letter of leave or travel to the state coordinator who will approve such letters to travel outside the country by any corps member.


Ibrahim also reminded the employers ”of a subsisting circular from the Federal Government, which prohibits rejection of corps members by government MDAs




November 17, 2021

Bandits Inform Adamawa Community Of Impending Attack, Demand N30million Upfront


 

Bandits have sent threats to the Fa'a Gaya community in the Hong Local Government Area of Adamawa State demanding N30million ransom so that they would not invade and launch terror on the community.


SaharaReporters learnt from a save-our-soul call made to the government and civil societies that the bandits were on the heels of attacking the community.


An authoritative source noted that the villagers, living in fear and trepidation of the terror of bandits had gradually started to desert the community as efforts to get the intervention of security agencies have proved abortive.


According to him, the bandits called initially with a phone number which was not registered and later called with another, traced to a name and location which the leaders provided the police but the police refused to launch an investigation into the matter.


He said, rather than investigate, the police instead detained a young man whom the bandits contacted initially.


He also stated that the police have since harassed community leaders who have gone to report to the police. The community is not far from Garaha, the village where the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, hails from.


“The number of soldiers stationed at the SGF home can provide adequate security for the whole of Fa'a Gaya if the military are really interested in protecting people.


“Kidnappers have threatened to wipe out one village called Fa'a Gaya in Hong LGA of Adamawa State. The kidnappers called the villagers with this mobile phone number 09046824117 and asked them to pay N30,000,000 within 3 days or they will come to the village, kill all of them and burn down the whole village.


”When we checked the mobile phone number, the one that was used to call the elders of Fa'a Gaya the above mobile number is not registered.


“Another number called them this evening, it is registered with the name Kalu Telor at Wuse this is the phone number 09021780601 and negotiating with the elders of Fa'a Gaya a Killba community in Hong LGA of Adamawa State and the elders even offered the kidnappers N1 million but the kidnappers came down from N30 million to N5 million naira and they said they will still continue with the negotiation tomorrow.


”The community reported to Nigeria Police but no action has been taken yet, therefore we are calling for Killba prominent political leaders to take action before it will be too late and innocent lives lost in that community.


“The police arrested the first person the kidnappers contacted and instead of tracing the phone number to the people issuing threats, they have detained the young man.


“Now, the bandits are contacting another elder in the community, and they also want to detain him — for what? We have provided phone numbers to the police, they should do the needful. They are now harassing innocent residents who are also potential victims.


”The kidnappers are threatening the villagers right now that the villagers are playing with the kidnapper's intelligence therefore they can come into the village called Fa'a Gaya to attack.”


He further said when he contacted the Department of State Services, he was informed that the information had been communicated with the military adding that the DSS said the police could not handle the issue.


He further said the military was trying to engage the services of local vigilantes and hunters in dealing with the bandits as he queried the competence of the military.


He said, “Several times, they have asked the villagers to send them recharge cards with the mobile phone number that we have sent to security agencies. Why is it that the Nigerian government neglected its citizens and even hand them over to criminals kidnappers, bandits, Boko Haram and ISWAP terrorists?


“Since Saturday 13/11/2021 we have been sending information to the security agencies about what Nigerian masses of Fa'a Gaya community in Hong LGA of Adamawa State are going through in the hands of these terrorists by threatening the villagers.


“Right now the leaders of Fa'a Gaya community are holding meetings because of the terrible tribulation and trauma that they are going through. Since Saturday, we have sent all the necessary information about this matter to security agencies and prominent politicians from Killba community but no single security operatives deployed to the village to protect the lives and properties of the villagers.


”It seems the security agencies are not interested in protecting the lives and properties of innocent Nigerian masses you will give them important information but they'll frustrate you.

“Until the criminals, terrorists will carry out their operation on innocent Nigerians before the security agencies start giving excuses for nothing! The behaviour of our government and security agencies about how are handling criminals.


Kidnappers bandits Boko Haram and ISWAP terrorists makes me believe what the United States of America said about the Nigerian government and sponsoring terrorists in continue killing her citizens and it's very true.


“God is going to deal with every government official who has hands in the killing of innocent Nigerian masses very soon.”

“And the Kkidnappers communicated with the leadership of Fa'a Gaya village yesterday evening that if the villagers don't bring the money to them they were going to strike out the village.


I have spoken with the DSS yesterday evening but they said they have already sent the information to the military but it seems the military is not taking action against the kidnappers on time because nothing is being done,” he added.

Other residents told SaharaReporters that the Chief of Army Staff must draw the attention of the Yola Brigadier Commander to the impending attack.


Sahara Reporters

November 17, 2021

ASUU STRIKE|| FG To Give ASUU N22.72 billion On Wednesday


The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chris Ngige, has said the Federal Ministry of Finance and National Planning will commence the disbursement of funds to universities on Wednesday.

The minister said the government is certain that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) will not embark on the planned strike.

Mr Ngige said the government had already fulfilled the payment of the first tranche in January and was about to pay another N22.72 billion earned allowances.

He said the N30 billion revitalisation fund is already in the account of the National University Commission and ready for disbursement to the schools.

Recall that Victor Osodeke, the President of ASUU, on Monday, said the union will embark on another industrial action if the government continued to renege on the 2020 agreement.

The union had accused the federal government of failing to implement the agreement after it called off its nine-month-old strike in December 2020.

November 17, 2021

Alleged N8.5bn Fraud: EFCC Presents Seventh Witness Against Ex-NIMASA D-G, Akpobolokemi, Others



The trial of Patrick Akpobolokemi, a former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, and three others for an alleged N8.5billion fraud before Justice Ayokunle Faaji of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos continued on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, with the EFCC, presenting its seventh witness.


Akpobolokemi is standing trial alongside Major-General Emmanuel Atewe (rtd.), a former Commander of the Joint Military Task Force, Operation Pulo Shield, and two other staff of the agency, Kime Engozu and Josphine Otuaga. They are standing trial on an amended 22-count charge bordering on money laundering.



 

November 17, 2021

Alleged N24.6M Fraud: EFCC Presents First Witness Against Former Benue University Hospital Chairman, Others


 


The EFCC, Makurdi Zonal Command today, November 16, 2021 presented its first witness in the alleged N24.6m fraud trial involving former chairman of Benue State University Teaching Hospital, Professor John Ibu before Justice Abdu Dogo of the Federal High Court sitting in Makurdi, Benue State.


Professor Ibu is being prosecuted alongside Chief Abukenchi Suleiman and his company, ADB Motors Venters Nigeria Limited on charges of conspiracy and obtaining N24, 650,000 (Twenty-Four Million, Six Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira only) by false pretence.


They allegedly obtained the said sum from the Benue State University Teaching Hospital under the guise of purchasing a Toyota Landcruiser Prado 2018 Model which they never did. The offence is contrary to Section 8(a) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offences Act, 2006 and punishable under section 1(3) of the same Act.



Tuesday, November 16, 2021

November 16, 2021

Popular Calabar Medical Doctor Accused Of Sexually Molesting A 15-year-old Girl

Dr. Samuel


The founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Mount Zion Medical Centre, located in Calabar South, Cross River State, Dr. Idem Etuk Samuel has been accused sexually molesting a child (names withheld) in the hospital's consulting room. 


In a petition written by a non-governmental organization, Basic Rights Counsel Initiative (BRCI) and signed by the principal counsel, James Ibor, Esq, the doctor was accused of fondling the girl's breast while moaning.


The petition which was addressed to the Cross River State Commissioner of Police and seen by GRASSROOT REPORTERS, read in part:

"We received a report from our client in the company of her mother in our office on the 3 day of November 2021. Our clent recounted her ordeal at Mount Zion Medical Centre situated at No. 36/38 off Yellow Duke, Calabar South which began on the 22 day of October 2021 when she was admitted as a patient in the hospital. 


"According to our client, Dr. Idem led her into his consulting room and instructed her to totally undress, but when she hesitated, he insisted and said that all doctors who examine or check a patient with difficulty in breathing require the patient to fuly undress for proper examination. He then assisted her to pull down her clothing.


" He thereafter placed a stethoscope on her bare chest severally, and after a few
minutes dropped it and leaned his weight on her and started groping her breast while
moaning. The assault continued through the three days she was on admission in the
hospital. 


We have video, audio and screen shots evidence that can support your
investigation." The petition read.







 

November 16, 2021

English Premier League Chairman Hoffman Set To Resign

Hoffman

 


Premier League chairman Gary Hoffman is set to resign following the backlash to the controversial Saudi-led takeover of Newcastle, according to reports on Tuesday.



Several British media outlets said Hoffman is close to stepping down in the aftermath of the Premier League’s handling of the blockbuster Newcastle takeover last month.



Top-flight clubs reportedly complained to the Premier League in October after the protracted £305 million ($409 million) deal went through.



The takeover has been criticised with regard to Saudi Arabia’s poor human rights record.



The Premier League approved the takeover, which saw Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) take an 80 per cent stake in Newcastle, after receiving “legally binding assurances” that the Saudi state would not control the club.


The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, is listed as chair of PIF, but the Premier League was satisfied the state would have no dealings with the club.


It is understood Premier League clubs subsequently voted through a one-month ban on sponsorship deals linked to owners to allow time for further debate on the issue and possibly force through a permanent ban.


Hoffman has been Premier League chairman for 18 months.


The organisation refused to comment on his future on Tuesday.













November 16, 2021

Ghana Induct 140 Doctors Of Medical Laboratory Science (MLS.D)


 

The Allied Hhealth Professions Council (AHPC) in Ghana, last week, 9 November 2021, inducted over 140 Doctor of Medical Laboratory Science (MLS.D) graduates from the University for Development Studies (UDS). 


The programme  is one of the harmonized Curricula by the West African Health Organisation (WAHO) in the ECOWAS region and adopted by a resolution by the 7th Assembly of Health Ministers (AHM) in July 2006 (Abuja).


 The UDS is the University that first sought accreditations and approvals to start the programme in Africa and still remains the only tertiary institution in Ghana running the programme amidst all the challenges.





November 16, 2021

We’ll Soon Wipe Out Bandits – Chief Of Air Staff


 



The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Isiaka Oladayo Amao, has assured that terrorists and bandits terrorising Nigerians would soon be wiped out.




Amao stated this on Tuesday during 2022 budget defense session, before the Senate Committee on Air Force.




He said the terrorists have been devastatingly decimated and degraded with attendant loss of fighters and weapons, making many of them to surrender voluntarily.




“Required onslaughts tactically and strategically are already mapped out to rout out the remnants of the insurgents attacking villages and military outposts in pretence of still being potent.




“In line with the core mandate of the Air Force and military generally, the territorial integrity of Nigeria is being protected against the insurgents and bandits, who, in no distant time, will be completely wiped out,” he said.




He said as the 2021 budgetary allocations to the Air Force was judiciously used in prosecuting the war against the insurgents and bandits as well as improving the welfare of officers and men, the 2022 allocations would also be expended judiciously for similar purposes.




“In the face of challenges at hand, prudency and accountability have been the guiding principle of implementation of budgetary allocations by the Nigeria Air Force,” he said.




Before the session went into closed door, the Chairman of the Committee, Senator Bala Ibn Na’Allah (APC, Kebbi), tasked the military to use all the resources within its disposal to flush out the remnants of the insurgents and make the forests inhabitable for bandits, kidnappers and all forms of criminals.




“The Air Force and by extension the military generally deserved commendation from Nigerians as far as war against insurgency and banditry is concerned but Nigerians want these enemies of the nation to be completely defeated as soon as possible.




“For us on this committee and in the National Assembly, required appropriations in terms of procurement of weapons, armaments and enhancement of welfare of officers and men in the military shall be made since essence of governance itself is security and welfare of citizenry,” he said.




Daily Trust

November 16, 2021

If Your Husbands Cheat, Cheat Too - Nollywood Actress Advises Married Women



By Ekaete Bassey 

Gambian Nollywood actress Princess Shyngle has advised married women on how to deter their husbands from cheating.


The 30-year-old said if women cheat as a payback, their randy husbands will have a rethink the next time they want to indulge in the act.


This, she added, will also cause a reduction in the divorce rate.


Shyngle further called on her future hubby to take a cue from her advice to avoid her having to also cheat on him.




 

November 16, 2021

World Cup Qualifiers: Super Eagles Qualifies For Next Round


 



By Emmanuel Okogba

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have booked a play-off spot after playing out a 1-1 draw with Cape Verde at the Teslim Balogun Stadium on Tuesday.



Although uninspiring, the result was enough to send the team on their way to the final round of qualifiers for the global showpiece event.



A Victor Osimhen’s first minute opener was quickly cancelled in the sixth minute and the remaining 84 minutes was a nerve-wrecking encounter.



Nigeria needed just a draw while Cape Verde had to win outrightly for a chance to qualify to their first World Cup.




November 16, 2021

UNILORIN Student Who Beat His Lecturer To Coma Expelled


 

The management of the University of Ilorin has expelled a final-year student, Salaudeen Waliu Aanuoluwa of the Department of Microbiology after being found guilty of assaulting a female lecturer, Mrs Rahmat Zakariyau, of the same Department.

A statement by the University’s Director of Corporate Affairs, Mr. Kunle Akogun, disclosed that the verdict was handed down by the Student Disciplinary Committee where Salaudeen was arraigned on Monday, adding that “he has 48 days to appeal against the verdict to the Vice-Chancellor in case he feels dissatisfied with the decision”.


“Salaudeen has since been handed over to the police for further necessary action,”, Akogun added.


A letter written to Salaudeen by the University Registrar read, “You will recall that you appeared before the Student Disciplinary Committee (SDC) to defend yourself in respect of an allegation of misconduct leveled against you.


“After due consideration of all evidences before it, the Committee was convinced beyond any reasonable doubt that the allegation of misconduct has been established against you. It has accordingly recommended to the Vice-Chancellor, who in exercise of the power conferred on him, has directed that you Salaudeen, Waliu Aanuoluwa be expelled from the University.


“Accordingly, you are hereby expelled from the University with immediate effect.


“You are required to submit forthwith, all University property in your custody including your Student Identity Card to the Dean of Student Affairs or his representative and keep off the campus.


“In case you are dissatisfied with this decision, you are free to appeal to the University Council through the Dean, Faculty of Life Sciences to the Vice-Chancellor within forty-eight (48) days of the date of this letter.”


University Campus Journalist, an on-campus journal reported that Salaudeen claimed to have gone to the office of the female lecturer to beg her to help wave the mandatory Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme course which he missed due to unforeseen circumstances.


He claimed to have met Zakariyau numerous times, but all led to negative responses before the last Thursday assault on the lecturer.


Salaudeen Waliu, while speaking to University Campus Journalists, UCJ-Ilorin, claimed that “months before the last Thursday incident, he was arrested and locked up for two months, thereby warranting his inability to attend SIWES duties.”


He said he had gone to Allen Avenue in Ikeja, Lagos State, to meet a friend for the first time. He was waiting for the friend when according to him, he “felt the urge to urinate.”


Salaudeen said he urinated near a car parked by drainage when he was challenged by someone who must have washed the car.


He said he was accused of being a thief and was not allowed to explain himself before a mob descended on him, meted out jungle justice, and handed him over to the police which led to his detention for a period of two months.


The final-year student said after the incident in Lagos, he approached Mrs Zakariyau to explain to her his ordeal but the lecturer said there was no help to offer, except he joined the next set which would result in an extra year.


He said on the fateful Thursday when he entered the lecturer’s office, she ordered him out of her office.


”I got angry, I don’t know what came over me, I started arguing and she told me to leave her office, I told her if I don’t leave, what is she going to do?


“She then threw a mug at me which injured me and I started beating her,” he added.


Salaudeen said the female lecturer did not fight back, so he went on to beat her and later dragged her out of her office to continue the beating.


” I dragged her out and she ran. I chased and kept beating her before people came. I tried to run but was later caught by the school security,” he stated in the security cell of the institution where he was locked up since he was returned from ‘F’ Divisional Police station, Tanke in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital.



November 16, 2021

Twin Bomb Explosions Hit Kampala, Uganda In Suspected Terrorist Attack


The US had issued an advisory on October 26, on a possible terrorist attack.


Two explosions rocked the Ugandan capital's city center within 30 minutes of each other on Tuesday, according to police and a journalist at the scene of one of the blasts.


One blast went off near the Central Police Station and another near Parliament. The cause of the explosions was not immediately clear and no group has claimed responsibility.

The first explosion occurred at about 10 a.m. local time on Kampala's Buganda Road, according to the journalist at the scene.


Ugandan state minister Kabbyanga Godfrey Baluku Kiime tweeted about the explosion, saying: "There has been a bomb blast at the headquarters of [the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology and National Guidance]. All of us are safe. A few colleagues were hurt by flying window glasses and debris."


Police and army personnel cordoned off streets around the blast site and several ambulances were deployed.


Images on social media showed several people lying on the streets near the entrance of Central Police Station and Kampala's High Court, though there is no clarity on the numbers of dead or injured at this point.


At Parliamentary Avenue, where the second explosion occurred, all streets have been cordoned off by security, with legislators and parliamentary staff evacuated.


Last month, an explosion in Kampala killed at least one person and injured several others. Reuters reported that the Islamic State had claimed responsibility for that blast.




 

November 16, 2021

Photo: Man Beats His 8-Month Pregnant Wife To Death In Oyo


 

A man, identified simply as Azeez, is currently on the run, after allegedly beating his 8-months pregnant wife to death in Saki area of Oyo State.


It was gathered that the deceased, Nimatallahi, reportedly slummed while she trying to run away from her aggressive husband.


According to SakiFirst, she was rushed to the hospital but sadly, gave up the ghost three hours later. Cleaning Services In Lekki


“She was eight months pregnant. Based on our findings and investigation, Nimatallahi once lost a pregnancy of same stage to domestic vi*lence from her husband, Azeez. He was well known by neighbors and family to be a wife b*ater. Azeez is in his 40s, while the deceased was in her 30s” they wrote.



November 16, 2021

States To Get N656.1 Billion From FG


  

 

By Emma Ujah


The Federal Government has provided a N656.1 billion bridging facility to state governments to cushion the effects of resumed bail out deductions.


The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, disclosed this at the 2021 conference of the National Council on Finance and Economic Development, NACOFED, in Lagos yesterday.


The Acting Director (Information), Mr. Olajide Oshundun, in a statement quoted the minister as saying that President Muhammadu Buhari had approved the bridging facility, adding that the modalities had been worked.


She disclosed that the facility would be for a period of six months.


The minister said Nigeria’s economic recovery, after the COVID-19 pandemic, had been sustainably good, noting that the recent past had been very challenging for the nation and indeed the entire globe.


She, however, noted that Nigeria’s rate of recovery from the pandemic had been very encouraging as according to her “things are now looking up for us and our economy is bouncing back to normal.”


Mrs. Ahmed said the conference provided a veritable platform for stakeholders in the public and private sectors financial management to brainstorm on issues relating to the impact, implications, challenges and opportunities created by the pandemic.


She disclosed that the Federal Government had concluded arrangements with the World Bank to further make available another $750 million as additional financing for states under the States’ Fiscal Transparency, Accountability and Sustainability, SFTAS, programme.


Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, in his keynote address, thanked the Federal Government for its implementation of various initiatives to boost the economy, adding that all hands must be on deck to rebuild from the destruction occasioned by this COVID-19 pandemic.



November 16, 2021

BREAKING NEWS: Many Reportedly Killed As Explosion Rocks Lagos Market

File photo

 

 



By Idowu Bankole


Many residents are reportedly feared dead in a gas explosion that occured at Ojekunle Street, Papa Ajao, close to the popular automobile spare parts market, Ladipo, in Lagos.


Reports have it that the explosion took place at about 8 am on Tuesday, November 16.


Many dead victims have since been evacuated from the scene with many more trapped inside the explosion scene.



November 16, 2021

North Korean Leader, Kim Appears In Public After Long Absence


 


North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has made his first public appearance in more than a month, visiting a new state-developed alpine city billed a “model” socialist “utopia,” as he looks to cement his legacy during a period of widespread food shortages.


The visit to the northern city of Samjiyon, reported in state media Tuesday, comes as Kim approaches his 10th anniversary as leader of a country that has been cut off from the rest of the world since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. With its ski slopes, commercial and medical facilities and homes for thousands of families, the city — near the border with China — projects a very different image than that of a nation gripped by extreme poverty.


Samjiyon is a major economic project developed by Pyongyang to support the notion that North Korea is thriving in spite of international sanctions over its nuclear program, experts said. The regime’s official Korean Central News Agency reported Tuesday that Kim said the city’s buildings reflect the “lofty loyalty, strong will and sweat of our people” and the “iron will” of North Korea to “achieve prosperity our own way.”


The city is near Mount Paektu, a mountain that has a central place in North Korean’s founding lore and from which the Kim family purports to trace its roots. Its completion had been set for the 75th anniversary of the founding of the country’s ruling Workers’ Party last year, but construction was slowed by the pandemic.


Kim’s visit was timed to mark the final phase of construction, set to wrap up by the end of this year. “This is all about cementing Kim Jong Un’s legacy as he approaches his 10-year anniversary,” said Jean H. Lee, a Korea expert at the Wilson Center. “Kim wants to reinforce the mythology that he is fulfilling a divine mandate to rule.”


Developments such as Samjiyon are particularly significant to his legacy now, she added, as North Korea is undergoing severe extreme economic hardship following nearly two years of pandemic-led border closures that stopped the flow of most goods and food into the country.


North Korea has been breeding black swans, which state media has encouraged people to eat amid scarcity of other foods, according to NK News, a website that monitors the regime.


North Korea began the summer in a food crisis. A heat wave and drought could make it worse.


Kim became leader following the death of his father in December 2011 and has spent years removing rivals and developing defense capabilities, including nuclear weapons and missiles. He says the weapons are needed to bolster the regime in the face of South Korea and the United States.


“The reality is that not enough resources are being poured into infrastructure in North Korea. They are being poured into building nuclear weapons,” Lee said. “The little that is devoted to infrastructure is strategically focused on projects that serve the purpose of supporting the Kim mythology and propaganda” while many other towns and cities across the country languish.


At his last public appearance in mid-October, he showcased North Korea’s latest nuclear and other weaponry, including a version of a “hypersonic” weapon. Analysts have expressed doubts over that weapon’s capabilities.


The dictator had not been seen in public for 35 days — reportedly the longest such absence since 2014 — but Lee said the extended period was not particularly significant given the time of the year. Kim’s occasional departures from the public eye have long stirred debate over his health.

Kim also toured agricultural areas around the city, which he described as “a picturesque model unit in rural buildup,” according to state media. He also called for more scientific research into potato production in “unfavorable” alpine conditions.




November 16, 2021

25-year-old Woman, Five Others Sentenced To 141 Years Imprisonment For Drug Trafficking



A 25-year-old woman, Chioma Okocha and five men: Ndubuisi John, Haruna Aliyu, Saddam Abdullahi, Bashir Usman, and Usman Ibrahim have been sentenced to a total of 141 years imprisonment for trafficking in Cocaine and Cannabis Sativa by Federal High Courts sitting in Benin, Edo and Abeokuta, Ogun state respectively.


Director, Media & Advocacy of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Femi Babafemi, in a statement on Tuesday, said Chioma Okocha was convicted and sentenced to 15 years in jail by Justice AC Obiozor of the Federal High Court, Benin for trafficking 200grams of crack cocaine following her arrest in the Edo state capital on 24th September, 2021 by NDLEA operatives and her subsequent arraignment in suit no. FHC/B/136c/2021.


25-year-old woman, five others bag 141 years imprisonment for drug trafficking in Edo, Ogun


The convict pleaded guilty to a one-count charge when her case came up in court on Monday 15th November. The judge however granted her the option of paying N2million fine or spend 15 years in jail effective from 24th September when she was arrested while trying to deliver 200grams of Crack Cocaine to a customer at an eatery in Benin city.


The five men: Ndubuisi John; Haruna Aliyu; Saddam Abdullahi; Bashir Usman, and Usman Ibrahim were also convicted and sentenced to 126 years imprisonment by a Federal High Court in Abeokuta presided over by Justice Ogunremi Omowunmi Oguntoyinbo in suit no. FHC/AB/105c/2021.


The convicts were arrested on 14th of September 2021 along Lagos -Ibadan expressway conveying 46 bags of Cannabis Sativa weighing 552 kilograms in a truck and subsequently charged on three counts of transportation, possession and dealing in the illicit drug.


In her judgment delivered on 9th November, Justice Oguntoyinbo sentenced the 1st, 2nd and 3rd accused persons to 30 years imprisonment each while the driver of the truck bagged 21 years and the motor boy/driver's assistant 15 years in jail.


While Ndubuisi, Haruna and Saddam were sentenced to 10 years on each count charge, Bashir got seven years on each count charge and Usman 5 years on each count charge. The jail terms are to run concurrently.









 

November 16, 2021

NUPENG Threatens Nationwide Strike, Fuel Scarcity Looms


 

 

Nigeria may experience fuel scarcity in the coming days following the threat issued on Monday by the Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas.


NUPENG has given the Federal Government a two-week strike notice, raising the possibility of fuel scarcity across the country in the coming weeks.


NUPENG members basically control the downstream arm of the oil sector and an industrial action by the union would ground the supply and distribution of petrol nationwide.


Citing the need to attend to oil workers’ welfare, NUPENG said it would begin the proposed strike at the expiration of the notice.


The development came via a statement signed by NUPENG President, Williams Akhoreha, and General Secretary, Olawale Afolabi.


The union had reached its decision during a special national delegates conference convened on last Thursday.


It listed non-payment of workers’ salaries, title benefits, among others, as reasons for its resolution.


The resolution read in part, “We write to convey to the general public and all relevant government agencies the resolution of the special national delegates conference to issue a 14-day notice of a nationwide industrial action if some legitimate welfare and membership related issues that have been variously resolved in our favour even by the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment are not adequately and conclusively addressed and resolved within the next 14 days. This ultimatum takes effect from Monday, November 15, 2021.”


Outlining some of the issues, the union said the first one was the outstanding short payment of terminal benefits to it members that were declared redundant in 2012 by the management of Chevron Nigeria limited.


It also accused the management of Chevron for terminating the employment of contract workers because the employees consented to join the union.


This, it said, was despite the fact that the workers had put in between 10 to 20 years in continuous employment and that their jobs were terminated without payment of terminal benefits.


“There is also the matter concerning PYRAMIDT workers, who for more than 20 years now are being moved from one labour contractor to another without conditions of service and union representation/recognition,” the union stated.


It added that contract workers working in Oil Mining Lease 42 of the Nigeria Petroleum Development Company, a subsidiary of NNPC, were being continuously owed salaries and allowances for upwards of eight to 10 months.


NUPENG said efforts to make the management of the NPDC and the contractors do the needful on the pitiable plights of the hapless workers had yet to receive any meaningful attention and actions.


It also indicted the Nigeria Agip Oil Company and its contractors for owing contract workers’ salaries and allowances for upwards of 10 months.


Officials of the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources and NNPC told our correspondent that the cut down in the number of contract workers, especially at NPDC, was part of the ongoing reforms as contained in the recent Petroleum Industry Act.


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November 15, 2021

Missing OAU MBA Student, Timothy Adegoke, Found Dead


 



Timothy Adegoke, the MBA student at Obafemii Awololowo University (OAU), Ile Ife, who was declared missing on November 7, is dead, FIJ can report.


According to a statement signed and made available to FIJ by Opalola Yemisi Olawoyin, the spokesperson for the Osun State Police Command, the police said it was working to unravel the circumstances surrounding Adegoke’s death.


“The Commissioner of Police, CP Olawale Olokode, psc, wishes to assure the general public, especially the family of the deceased, students and management of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, that the police command is working assiduously to unravel the circumstances surrounding the death of Mr Timothy Adegoke, a master’s degree student of OAU who came from Abuja to sit for his examination at the OAU distance learning centre, Moro, Osun State,” the statement reads.


“It would be recalled that, a case of missing person was reported on 7th November, 2021 at about 1630hrs, at Edun Abon police station and later transferred to State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) for discreet investigation on 9th November, 2021. Immediately the case was received, detectives from SCID of the command swung into action and have arrested six (6) suspects in connection with the case while investigation is ongoing.


“Consequently, the Commissioner of Police is using this medium to appeal to the family, the sympathizers, students and management of the university to remain calm and be rest assured that, the police will do all within its constitutional responsibility to unravel the mystery behind his death.”


The police however did not state how he died or where his body was found.


Adegoke, was an Abuja-based student who travelled to Ife on November 5 to sit for an examination at the school’s distance learning centre in Moro, Osun State.


He was declared missing two days later when friends and family members could neither reach his phone line nor find him at the exam venue.


November 15, 2021

#EndSARS: Lagos Judicial Panel Recommends Dismissal Of Soldiers, Police Deployed To Lekki


 

On October 20, the Nigerian Army shot at the people protesting police brutality at the Lekki Toll Gate, but the military has continuously denied involvement in the incident despite several accounts of witnesses, including hospitals where victims were taken to, showing that there were casualties.


The Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry has submitted the reports on the Lekki shooting incident and police brutality cases to the state government on Monday.

The panel led by a retired judge, Doris Okuwobi, submitted the reports at the Governor’s Office in Alausa, Ikeja.


On October 20, the Nigerian Army shot at the people protesting police brutality at the Lekki Toll Gate, but the military has continuously denied involvement in the incident despite several accounts of witnesses, including hospitals where victims were taken to, showing that there were casualties.


The panel concluded its sitting on October 18, 2021, and said its findings and recommendations would be submitted to the state government.


Justice Okuwobi had said 186 of the 252 petitions submitted were deliberated upon.


According to an infographic released by the panel, the sum of N409.7 million was awarded to 70 petitioners.


The panel in its report obtained by SaharaReporters also recommended disciplinary actions to Lt. Col S.O. Bello and Major General Godwin Umelo for failing to to honor its summons in order to frustrate the investigation.


It added that all men of the Nigerian Army that were deployed to the Lekki Toll Gate on October 20, 2020 should be made to face appropriate disciplinary action, stripped of their status and dismissed.


“The panel recommends disciplinary actions to the following officers (Lt. Col S.O. Bello and Major General Godwin Umelo), who refused to honor the summons of the panel in order to frustrate the investigation,” part of the recommendation read.


“All officers (excluding Major General Omata) and men of the Nigerian Army that were deployed to the Lekki Toll Gate on October 20, 2020 should be made to face appropriate disciplinary action, stripped of their status, and dismissed as they are not fit and proper to serve in any public or security service of the nation.


“The panel recommends that all those arrested in the course of the protest should be granted bail, prosecuted for any offence that may be alleged against them or where no prima facie evidence of culpability is disclosed upon due investigation, they should be released forthwith.


“The panel recommends that the Nigeria Army be discouraged in intervening in internal security.


“Panel commends Reddington Hospital, Vedic Life Healthcare, Grandville Trauma Centre, Victoria Island Consultancy, General Hospital Marina, and medical Services Hospitals, LASUTH, Doreen Hospital, Saint Nicholas Hospital Lagos Island, Avon Medical Practice Clinic, Britannia Hospital Lekki, First City Diagnosis Limited, Lekki, Budo Specialist Hospital Lekki, Saint Edward Specialist Hospital and Cardiac Centre Lekki, Lagos Executive Cardiovascular Clinic Lekki, Olive Multi-Specialist Hospital Lekki, Preston Hospital Lekki, Lagoon Hospital Ikoyi and all the medical doctors and personnel that attended to the victims of gunshot wounds from the Lekki Toll Gate and treated all of them free of charge. Panel recommends them for special awards by the Lagos State and Federal Governments.


“The Panel recommends that the commitment made to the hospitals by the Lagos State Government through the Governor and the Commissioner for Health for the payment of the hospital bills of the EndSARS protesters should be fulfilled.”


It also added that the Divisional Police Officer of Maroko Police Station along with policemen deployed from Maroko the station on the 20th and 21st of October 2020 should be prosecuted for arbitrary and indiscriminate shooting and killing of protesters.



November 15, 2021

Bandits Sack Sokoto Villages, Appoints District Heads In Those Communities


Story baseless, unfounded ― Police


Apart from imposing levies on those who did not flee from their villages due to incessant attacks by bandits, the bandits have now usurped power and have begin to appoint District Heads in those communities in Sokoto state, North West Nigeria.


The police, however, denied the development and described the story as baseless and unfounded.


A native of one of the affected communities in the state,Idris Muhammad Gobir told the VOA Hausa Service in an interview,that as of now, the bandits have appointed 2 District Heads in the Sabon Birni zone of Sokoto state.


According to Idris, “yesterday the bandits leader celebrated the Maulud in Makwaruwa,where he declared himself the District Head.


“The event took place in the presence of the bona fide District Head.


“But when they asked if he had any objection, he, Dan Sani,paid allegiance to the bandits leader who usurped power .”


Similarly, “in Gangara town the bandits summoned a meeting which was attended by all the inhabitants and the bandits.


“They selected Dan Kwaro and he is now the District head of that town.”


“He was in the town on Thursday and ordered mosques to re open.He directed that the inhabitants should stop going outside the town for prayers,that they should be performing their prayers in the town.”


“They control the local justice system and others.He ordered that markets be reopened next Tuesdays,” he said.


Another resident in the Eastern part of Sokoto, Bashir Altine Guyawa,told the VOA Hausa that even before the bandits appointed District Heads in the area, for long, they were in control in that zone and called the shots.


He said “from Dama where there was an encounter between the bandits and security agents, up to Zango and Gatawa, the bandits are in total control in these areas and dictate daily affairs.”


” So even if they announced the appointment of District Heads or not,they’ve already established their presence and they are in control.So anybody who had traditional authority can no longer exercise that power, ” he said.


Commenting on the consequences of this development, a security expert, Detective Auwal Bala Durumi Iya ,said the situation is capable of making the people to lose hope on whether the government is capable of rescuing them from the clutches of these bandits.


” Secondly,they ( bandits )can be able to recruit from those who are not part of them,whether they like it or not.”


” Thirdly, this will show the world that the bandits are now strong enough to annex an area and impose their kind of authority,” he said.


The Nigeria Police, however, in a statement signed by the Sokoto Command ‘s PPRO, ASP Sanusi Abubakar, said investigation has revealed that the story was baseless.


The Command said it has taken stringent measures to unravel the source of the story,adding that there were plans under the Hadarin Daji by the military and police to launch an operation in those places inhabited by bandits, with a view to restoring law and order.
 



November 15, 2021

World Cup Qualifiers: South Africa To Challenge Disputed Penalty


 





File photo of SAFA CEO Tebogo Motlanthe



South Africa’s football federation said Monday it will petition both FIFA and CAF to probe the performance of match officials during their crucial World Cup qualifying defeat over the weekend.

Ghana were awarded a penalty when the Senegalese referee ruled that Leicester City defender Daniel Amartey had been pushed, but TV replays suggested the home player dived.

The controversial penalty catapulted Ghana into the African World Cup qualifying play-offs with a bruising 1-0 victory over South Africa.

But the South African Football Association (SAFA) has vowed to challenge.

“The association has decided to lodge a formal complaint so that the conduct of the match officials are closely investigated by both FIFA and CAF,” Tebogo Motlanthe, SAFA’s CEO said on Twitter.

He said he would hold a news conference later to provide more details.

-AFP

November 15, 2021

BREAKING: Strike Looms As ASUU Gives FG Three Weeks To Meet Demands


 

By Frank Ikpefa

 

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has given the Federal Government a three-week ultimatum to meet its demands contained in the Memorandum of Action (MoA), signed by both parties on December 23, 2020.


Failure to comply, it said, ASUU could resort to industrial action.


The Union also set up an independent committee to probe what it described as questionable appointment of the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ibrahim Pantami, as a Professor of Cyber Security at the Federal University of Technology Owerri.




November 15, 2021

“What I Do With My Boobs Is Nobody’s Business” - BBNaija's Angel


For Big Brother Naija star, Angel Agnes Smith, has said that whatever she does with her boobs is nobody’s business.


Reacting to the question about her most prized possession that she would love to insure, Angel disclosed that she would rather have her eyes insured than her sexy boobs, which she says have attracted more attention to her.


“Honestly, it’s not anybody’s business what I do with my boobs. I will rather insure my eyes because I have an intense eyes alongside my most prized possession which is my mind,” she said.


According to the 21-year-old Akwa Ibom-born writer, who was the first female contestant to enter the BBNaija Season 6 House, she knew she was going to be controversial and people were going to ‘roast’ her for wearing revealing clothes. But then, she cared less because there were so many perspectives to her personality that many people did not know.


“I am not stereotypical. I don’t think the way every other person thinks. I am strategic and smart. My most prized possession is my mind, as it has always put me in many beautiful positions.


“Actually, it has been a blessing because once my mind is active, I go to work. My mind has put me in many beautiful places and not my physical endowment or appearance. It’s my mind that took me to Big Brother and gave me this huge platform that has made so many people now want to listen to me,” she narrated.


While admitting that she has a notorious mood swing, Angel, whom many perceive as flirty, described herself as naturally reclusive.


“I am a hyper-aware character who is always very conscious of her surroundings. I am overtly moved and if anything moves, I’ll move with it. I have social anxiety to the extent that for some days, I may not feel like talking to anybody. What people perceive as me having mood swing; is me just wanting to be in my own space. I genuinely like to be in my own space and I think that’s normal,” she said.


Angel noted that now that she is in the spotlight, nothing significant would change about her personality.


“Before the Big Brother, I was a bit reserved compared to when I was in the house where I had to push my emotions aside just to participate in some of the games, even if I didn’t feel like doing it. Now outside the house, I am back to my natural self and the way I talk, dress and have fun, which I am not going to tone down, it’s nobody’s business,” she said.




 

November 15, 2021

Sheik Gumi Establishes School For Herdsmen In Kaduna



 

Renowned Muslim preacher, Sheikh (Dr.) Ahmad Gumi has established a school for herdsmen inside a Kaduna forest, insisting that the provision of infrastructures to herdsmen in their remote locations could help in curbing their violent ideologies.


He said insecurity in Nigeria, particularly banditry can become a thing of the past, as bandits are ready to drop their arms if opportunities like education and other basic amenities are provided for them at the grassroots.


He named the school Sheikh Uthman Bin Fodio Centre, located at Kagarko Grazing Reserve near Kohoto Village in Kaduna State.


The school was built by Sheikh Gumi funded Mosque Foundation Limited, Kaduna.


“If the centre which is designed to educate the herdsmen is replicated everywhere in the Country, Nigerians will live in peace,” he said.

“Instead of spending billions on military hardware to fight the bandits, Nigeria should spend such money on schools and teachers.I have spoken with the bandits and they have expressed willingness to drop their arms and embrace peace, if their children can be given education and other social amenities,” he said.


“What motivated me to start this project was to solve the insecurity problem we have from the root because every crime has its perpetrators and perpetrators are drawn from a pool so we want to go there and dry the pool and we found out that education is the best cure.”


“If they are educated, they will not be doing what they are doing. So, we say we must take education to the grassroot and we embarked on the project to also be an example for others, local government, state and federal and rich individuals even cooperative societies to come together and make sure that we are directed across the forest to know what we can do to carter for nomads; it does not cost much, very little and it will help to educate them and we will live peacefully with them.”


“What we have here is a centre containing six classrooms that can be used for primary, secondary schools and at various times you can teach all categories at all times and the place will be engaged for 24 hours because the herdsmen usually take their cattle out by 10am and bring them back by dawn or sunset so they have 2 hours before they take their cattle away and we have 2 to 3 hours because we like to put some solar light so that they can read 8, 9, 10 in the night so that the herder can go and come back.”


“We have schools, we have hospital and also showing them how to grind the foliage which they can use to feed their animals, some of them don’t need to go out because those things are so cheap and farmers are throwing those things away, soon farmers will start charging for it. If we can duplicate this everywhere Nigerians will live in peace.”


While he denied saying Nigeria will seize to exist if bandits are declared as terrorists, he said, “It is a quotation out of context , I didn’t say there will be no Nigeria, I said if banditry now has turned into terrorism, fanatical religious terrorism which is there because Islam recognises religious terrorism so if we allow the herdsmen to turn into religious fanatic and extremist it will not be good for us as a nation.”


“99% of the herdsmen are not into banditry but if you turn it into religious struggle they will just go there committing crime, so it is not good to label them as terrorist because it will profile all herdsmen as terrorist because you are attaching it to herdsmen, you are not attaching it to an organization and if you say herdsmen are terrorist Nigeria will have problem, the whole course will be on fire, the north south and east will be on fire and nothing will remain of Nigeria if everywhere is on fire”.


“There is a lot that can be done to improve insecurity in Nigeria such as having this kind of centre instead of spending billions on hardware, let’s spend it on schools and teachers even the bandits I have spoken with them as i’m speaking with you to drop down their weapons to study, so long their women and Children will learn they are ready to drop their weapons, so why won’t we embrace peace?”


He said although the construction of the centre is still ongoing, the three tiers of government can come in and partner on training the herdsmen on how they can be economically viable.


“We want Nigerians to know that the herdsman is the most peaceful. For those that have used banditry and criminality to express their grievances, we want them to know that there is another way. We call on the three tiers of government, corporate organisations and public spirited individuals to support in bringing development to the grassroots,” he said.



November 15, 2021

UNICAL Suspends Medical Director, One Other Doctor For Operating PhD Student Without Carrying Out 'CT Scan', Student Dies


 

By George Odok (NAN)

In the aftermath of the unfortunate demise of a Ph. D Student, Kebi Lestley following a surgical operation conducted in the Unical Medical Centre, the Management of the University of Calabar has directed the immediate suspension from duty of the Director, Medical Centre, Dr. Leku Ador and Dr. Eyo O. E.


According to separate letters of suspension issued to the affected staff and signed by the University Registrar, Mr. Gabriel Egbe, it is alleged that the decision to conduct the operation was not based on any sound medical advice/practice.


The said Dr. Eyo is alleged to have carried out a major operation on the decease without carrying out a CT Scan to determine what nature of treatment was required: an act considered quite unprofessional of a medical doctor of his status.


Similarly, the Director, Medical Centre is suspended because he failed to provide the necessary leadership expected of him when it was mostly needed.


While on suspension with effect from 15th November, to pave way for a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of the patient, both doctors are enjoined to assist the investigative committee set up for that purpose.


Furthermore, the Director, Medical Centre, Dr. Ador has been directed to hand over to Dr. Dien Dien, the Deputy Director of Health Services who is to oversee the office of the Medical Director till further notice.


November 15, 2021

BREAKING: RCCG Pastor Kidnapped In Calabar Regains Freedom


 


By Ike Uchechukwu (Vanguard)


The Redeem Christian Church of God pastor, Sunday Adeniran, has regained freedom. Adeniran and two other persons were abducted on Saturday by yet to be identified gunmen in Calabar.


 An impeccable security source who pleaded anonymity told Vanguard on Monday morning that they were released at about 2: am this morning near Scanobo filling station, Ikot Ekpo 8 miles on the outskirt of Calabar ,the Cross River state capital.



The source further disclosed that the pressure from the Anti Kidnapping and Cultism Squad led by SP Awodi made the miscreant to hurriedly collect what they could after making an initial demand of 7 million naira.


His words: “They knew that the Dragon Squad was closing in on them ,they had to hurriedly collect about 200,000 naira and let their victims go.

 

“Initially they demanded 7 million for their release but had to just collect what they could as soon as possible and dropped them off at Scanobo area in Ikot Ekpo 8 miles at about 2:am.


Findings by Vanguard showed that SP Awodi and his men from AKCS were already in their trail as at 12 midnight but immediately they got wind of the manhunt which was earlier reported they collected the available cash and set them( victims) free .

 

In a related development another victim was also rescued without paying any ransom to his abductors at the weekend in Calabar .


Vanguard gathered that the police through the anti kidnapping and Cultism Squad( Dragon) rescued a 24 year old businessman ,Justine Esedeke from his abductors from another location at 8 miles.

 

Vanguard learned that this was part of the covert operation recently launched by the Commissioner of Police through the Commander of AKCS ,SP Awodi and his men to nip in the bud the rising menace of kidnapping along 8 mile axis an outskirt


According to investigation the victim, 24 year old Justine was abandoned by his captors in the hills around Nasarawa, Bacoco in 8 miles when the men of AKCS squad were combing the forest after a distress call was made by the victims family to them .

 

A security source who didn’t want his name in print said “after combing the forest in search of the victim based on credible intelligence ,the victim was abandoned by his abductors as they saw the men of AKCS and took to their heels”.


Vanguard also learned that security presence has increased in the area especially by armed plane cloth personnel in a bid to nip the rising menace of kidnapping in the bud .


Confirming the release of the victims on Telephone ,Monday , the Police Public Relations Officer in the state ,DSP Irene Ugbo lauded the efforts of AKCS squad while urging the pubic to cooperate with the police by giving useful information about happenings in their environment


“It was a strict direct order of the Commissioner of police, CP Aminu Alhassan to men of AKCS and they acted swiftly to secure the release of the victims.


“I want to commend, the swift action of SP Awodi and his Dragon squad ,their efforts yielded result and in time to ,the victim are now in safe hands .


“I want to appeal to the public not to wait until something happens before they report ,they should always report strange movement to curb this kind of ugly incident ,” she Said.



November 15, 2021

Woman Stabs Husband To Death After He Allegedly Caught Her With Another Man On Their Matrimonial Bed

Abdulateef



A man identified as Abdulateef a.k.a Dagana was allegedly stabbed to death by his second wife after he caught her with another man in their matrimonial home. 


It was gathered that the incident happened in the early hours of Sunday, November 14, in Jattu-Uzairue, Etsako West Local Government of Edo State 


According to DailyTrust, the woman stabbed Dagana when he came home at about 3am and met her with another man in their bedroom.


Woman reportedly stabs husband to death after he allegedly caught her with another man on their matrimonial bed in Edo 


"The man was living with two wives in his house, but had to rent an apartment for his first wife in a different location to allow peace to reign while staying with the junior one in his house," the source said. 


The source said the deceased visits the first wife and spends the night there but there has been a rumour that another man visits his second wife every night when he is not at home.


The deceased came home that night from his first wife’s rented apartment only to meet a man with his junior wife in their bedroom.


The deceased allegedly got hold of the visitor and in the process, the woman stabbed him twice on his stomach apparently to pave way for the alleged lover’s escape and make it look like a robbery attack.


The source said that Abdulateef died as a result of the injury, adding that the quick arrival of the police saved the suspect from being killed by a mob.


The suspect has been arrested by the police.


Woman reportedly stabs husband to death after he allegedly caught her with another man on their matrimonial bed in Edo 


Woman reportedly stabs husband to death after he allegedly caught her with another man on their matrimonial bed in Edo Woman reportedly stabs husband to death after he allegedly caught her with another man on their matrimonial bed in Edo 


Woman reportedly stabs husband to death after he allegedly caught her with another man on their matrimonial bed in Edo