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Some suspected robbers have reportedly shot a middle aged man identified as Taoreed Olusola dead after being robbed at Government House area, Oyo State Government Secretariat Road, Agodi, Ibadan.

The ugly incident happened around 1:30 pm on Monday, according to Oyo reporters.

A witness said the armed robbers, who trailed the man to the area on board a motorcycle, forced him to stop his motorbike. They stripped him of his belongings and gunned him down before escaping with his motorbike.

It was gathered that the man was being trailed by two armed robbers from a bank after withdrawing some amount of money.

The transaction documents on the dead man showed that he had just withdrawn sums of N150,000 and another N296,000 at a commercial bank in Bodija.One of the eyewitnesses (preferred anonymity), said, “Taoreed was attacked while trying to escape with his motorcycle from his assailants through the Government’s House Road. The robbers stopped him and fired two shots at him after collecting the money. They escaped with the motorcycles.

“We were in the office; we just heard two gunshots. Then we rushed out to see what was happening. We saw two men on the motorcycle. They made away with his motorcycle and money.

He was trailed from a bank where he withdrew the money. Officials of the Oyo State Environmental Task Force took the man to the University Teaching University, Ibadan.”

When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer, Oyo State Command, Olugbenga Fadeyi, said he had yet to be briefed on the incident having been officially engaged to monitor the ongoing recruitment exercise by the police.

The Nigerian man who was accused by his wife of abandoning her and their daughters because of their blue eyes, has finally spoken.

In an interview with Punch, Wasiu Dada, husband of blue-eyed Ilorin mom, Risikat Azeez, denied the allegation that he abandoned his family.

According to Wasiu, he fell in love with Risikat because of her eyes and that he never regrets having daughters with blue eyes.

He also revealed that he started having issues with her after they posted a photo of his kids on Facebook to beg for alms.

He said; “It was because of her eyes that I fell in love with her and married her.Her actions towards me, such as waywardness, and telling me that I’m not being good to her, those were the issues that caused our fight. The things that I have been doing that she denied, I have been providing for her and the children even to the knowledge of her parents but they were not satisfied, until they posted pictures of my children on facebook, using them to beg for alms“.

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The Abakaliki Division of the Ebonyi State Magistrate Court on Thursday sentenced one Nwonu Emmanuel to prison for stealing Church offering.

The suspect, it was gathered broken into a Catholic Church in the city and made away with offering money.

He then proceeded to rob a woman of her phone and some amount of cash.

However, the Police arrested him on Monday and the sum of N41, 465.00, was found on him.

The suspect, Mr. Emmanuel, confessed to the police that he broke into the St. Patrick Catholic Church in the Capital City, broke the offering box and took the money (N41, 465.00.).

He was arraigned before the Magistrate’s court on two counts of burglary and stealing, on Thursday.

The charge read, “That you Nwonu Emmanuel ‘m’ on the 11th day of July, 2020, at St. Patrick Catholic Church Kpirikpiri, Abakaliki in the Abakaliki Magisterial District did enter a building used for religious worship and stole the sum of Forty-One Thousand Four Hundred and Sixty-Five Naira (N45, 465.00), belonging to St. Patrick Catholic Church and thereby committed an offence punishable under section 415 of the Criminal Code Cap. 33, Vol. 1, Laws of Ebonyi State of Nigeria, 2009.

“That you Nwonu Emmanuel ‘m’ on the same date and place in the same aforesaid Magisterial District did willfully and unlawfully damaged one offering box and it’s padlock valued Fifteen Thousand Naira (N15,000.00) property of St. Patrick Catholic Church Kpirikpiri, Abakaliki and thereby committed an offence punishable under section 451 of Criminal Code Cap. 33, Vol. 1, Laws of Ebonyi State of Nigeria, 2009.”

The suspect confessed to the crime.

He blamed his action of his poor condition saying life had been hard on him since he lost his job, as a driver.

“I am really suffering and taking care of myself and my blind father has not been that easy for me. Currently, I have no place of my own to stay. I sleep under Spera-In-Deo flyover every night. I was a driver and I lost my job and since then, I have not found any other job to do,” the suspect said.

The Police Prosecutor, Sergeant Alumona Sabastine, tendered the stolen cash, the damaged padlock and a phone, as evidence against the suspect, before the court.

The court, presided over by Chief A.C. Nwusulor, said the offenses would have earned the suspect seven years imprisonment

He however sentenced the accused to 12 months imprisonment without an option of fine.

The Magistrate said the court decided to limit it to 12 months, so that the accused could have a rethink and turn a new life.

An Osun State Magistrate court sitting in Osogbo, on Wednesday, sentenced a man, Jonathan Ukonwe, to 30 days imprisonment for resisting arrest and intentionally disobeying the constituted authority for not wearing facemask.

The 45-year-old man was arraigned for assaulting a female operative of Amotekun Corps.

The prosecutor, ASP Abiodun Fagboyinbo told the court that Jonathan assaulted one Meshack Funmilola (F) of Hunters Group of Nigeria by beating her up while performing her lawful duty on the enforcement of the use of facemask.

He said the convict conducted himself in a manner to cause breach of peace by resisting arrest and intentionally disobeyed the constituted authority and deliberately refused to wear facemask.

The three-count charge filed against the convict read; “That you Jonathan Ukonwe on the same date, time and place in the aforementioned Magisterial District did conduct yourself in a manner to cause a breach of peace by resisting arrest for not wearing your facemask and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under section 249(D) of the Criminal Code Cap 34 Voll. Laws of Osun State of Nigeria 2002.

“You intentionally disobeyed the constituted authority and deliberately refused to wear facemask in the public and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under section 203 of the Criminal code CAP 34 Vol II Laws of Osun State of Nigeria, 2002.

“You assaulted one Meshack Funmilola ‘F’ of Hunters Group of Nigeria by beating her up while performing her lawful duty on the enforcement of the use of facemask and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under section 356 of Criminal Code CAP 34 Vol 1l Laws of Osun State of Nigeria 2002.”

The accused pleaded guilty for count one and two but pleaded not guilty for assaulting Amotekun female corps.

Magistrate Opeyemi Badmus sentenced the accused to 30 days imprisonment for resisting arrest and intentionally disobeyed the constituted authority for not wearing facemask.

A Fifty-five-year old Ghanaian man, Osmanu Mumuni, has been arrested by the police in Ghana for physically abusing his 10-year-old son over claims he stole his money at his home in Obuom-Domeabra.

According to media reports, the mother of the child had on May 17, visited the police station to report that the day before, her ex-husband Osman Mumuni whom their son lives with, cut off part of the right ear of her son with a blade and also placed his fingers in an open fire after suspecting him of stealing ¢250.00.

The suspect was immediately arrested while the victim was taken to the Amanfro Poly Clinic where he was treated and discharged.

Osmanu who is in police custody confessed to the crime but claimed the victim is disobedient.

The police say he will be charged to court soon.

An Ile-Ife Magistrate’s Court in Osun on Thursday remanded one Olutayo Toluwani, 28, for allegedly burgling two churches and stealing projectors, money, a laptop and gas cylinder.

The prosecutor, Insp. Sunday Osanyintuyi, alleged that the defendant also stole a debit card belonging to one Prof. S.G.A Onibere and withdrew N211,000 from his account.

Toluwani, whose address was not provided, was charged with burglary and stealing.

The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty.

The prosecutor said the defendant burgled the Adventist Church and Charis Fellowship Church both within the premises of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, at 6.30p.m. on April 17.

Osanyintuyi alleged that the defendant broke into Charis Fellowship Church and stole a film projector and money to the tune of N92,000.

He said that the defendant also stole one HP laptop, Acer projector and a gas cylinder, so valued at N299,000 from the Adventist Church.

Osanyintuyi said that the offences contravened Sections 383, 390, 411, 412 and 415 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Osun, 2002.

The Defence Counsel, Mr Wale Omodogbe, urged the court to grant the defendant bail in most liberal terms, saying that he would not jump bail and would provide surety.

The Magistrate, Mr Joseph Owolawi, turned down the defence counsel’s plea, and ordered that Toluwani be remanded at police custody.

Owolawi adjourned the case until May 12 for hearing. (NAN)

A South African man has been arrested by the police for trying to smuggle his girlfriend in the back of his car amidst a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of COVID19.

According to an official from the province of Gauteng, said the woman was found in the car booth during a stop and search at a roadblock in the province.

The driver who did not have a permit, was headed to the Eastern Mpumalanga province. Authorities say the woman was also arrested for consenting to be smuggled

South Africa government imposed a nationwide lockdown on March 24th for three weeks but the lockdown has been extended until the end of April.

A Facebook user, Akinloye Saheed, has been arraigned before a Magistrate Court in Osogbo, Osun State for taking to social media to accuse the state government of importing the novel Coronavirus into the state so as to get funds from the federal government.

Akinloye was arrested over what has been described as fake news and was arraigned in court today April 14.

While arraigning him before the court, the police prosecutor, John ldoko, quoted the accused person to have written thus:

“When I accused Osun Government of importing COVID-19 patients into the state just to access fund from the FG many didn’t believe. The said imported patients are now Negative. APC, You Are Not Doing Well.”

The police prosecutor told the court that the action of the accused person was in contravention with COVID-19 Laws of Osun State 2020 and thereby committed an offense contrary to and punishable under section 61 of the Criminal code Cap 34 Vol. II Laws of Osun State of Nigeria, 2002.

After the arraignment, the state counsel, Dapo Adeniji told the court that the state government was interested in the matter and thereafter applied to take over the case. His first action after taking over the case was to oppose the bail application made for the accused person by his counsel, Bamidele Ajibade.

In his ruling, the presiding magistrate, Olusegun Ayilara, dismissed Akinloye’s bail application on grounds that it was poorly done. He thereafter ordered the remand of the accused person in a custodial centre and adjourned the case to May 13th.

Osun recorded its first case on March 26th. The index case was discharged on April 6th after testing negative twice following recovery.

A farmer allegedly punched his wife to death this morning following a misunderstanding at their home in Ondo state.

Eric Olowokande allegedly killed his wife, Mojere Olowokande on Monday, April 13 , at Yaba Street, Idanre, in Idanre Local Government Area of Ondo State, over a domestic misunderstanding.

Olowokande was said to have punched his wife to death on Monday morning after a misunderstanding between them.

Naijaparry News gathered that Olowokande ran from the house into the farm after discovering that his wife was no longer breathing, in order to evade arrest by the police.

The corpse of the woman has been deposited at General Hospital, Idanre.

Confirming the incident, the state Police Public Relations Officers(PPRO), Tee-Leo Ikoro, said that the couple had a misunderstanding when the wife slumped.

According to Ikoro, efforts to revive the woman were not successful as she was confirmed dead in the hospital and her remains deposited at the morgue.

The PPRO, however, said that the suspect has been arrested while investigation would continue.

A 25 year-old man, Tope Dunsin has been accused of entering a Church during a vigil and stealing bible, phone and cash.

Naijaparry News reports that Dunsin, who was arraigned before Magistrate Muhibah Olatunji of an Ile-Ife Magistrate’s Court in Osun state, was later arrested after Church members raised the alarm over disappearance of their belongings.

The Prosecutor, Inspector Emmanuel Abdullahi, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on November 16, 2019 around 3:50am at the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Moremi, Iloro, Ile-Ife.

Abdullahi said that the defendant entered the church during the vigil and carted away hand bag, Nokia 215 handset, OAUTHC I.D. card and bunch of house key.

Dunsin was also accused of stealing one Holy Bible and cash sum of N53, 000. Items allegedly stolen by the defendant were valued N63,00 and they belonged to a Church member, Ajayi Adebimpe.

The defendant pleaded not guilty to two-count charge of preferred against him.

The Defence Counsel, Mr Bonaventure Olatoye, applied for the bail of the defendant in most liberal term and promised that his client would not abuse the bail if granted.

Magistrate Olatinji granted Dunsin bail in the sum of N200,000 with two sureties in like sum.

Olatunji added that the sureties must swear to affidavit of means, resides within the court jurisdiction and that one of them must possess three years tax clearance. The matter was adjourned till March 16 for hearing.