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Court Remands Ondo Man For Allegedly Stabbing Co-Tenant To D3ath



A man has stabbed 40-year-old co-tenant to death in Ondo

The FidelinfoNews reports that Abidemi Oguntuyi, 23, has been arraigned before a Magistrate Court in Akure, the capital of Ondo State for stabbing his 40-year-old co-tenant, Abiye Friday, to d3ath.

The deceased, a co-tenant with the suspect, was said to have tried to mediate in a dispute between Oguntuyi and his brother when she was stabbed on her neck and other parts of her body.

The suspect was brought before the court on two counts of murder and attempted murder.

The incident took place on September 6, 2022, about 11:00 am in Akungba-Ibaka Akoko’s quarters, Akoko South West Local Government Area of the State.

The offenses were in violation of Sections 319 and 355 of the Ondo State Criminal Code Law, Cap. 37 Vol. II Law of 2006, according to the charge.

Simon Wada, the police prosecutor, requested that the defendant be held at the Olokuta Correctional facility while the court awaits the Director of Public Prosecutions’ recommendation, DPP,

Counsel to the accused, Adeola Kayode, prayed for an adjournment to enable him file a counter affidavit to the prosecutor’s written application.

The Magistrate, D.S. Sekoni, ordered that the accused be kept in police custody pending ruling on the remand application, with the case adjourned till October 7, 2022, for ruling.

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Gunmen attack two communities in Kwara



Unidentified gunmen on Saturday night attacked Gure and Boriya communities in Baruten Local Government Area of Kwara State.

The gunmen invaded the two communities, shooting sporadically and throwing the people into confusion, DAILY POST learnt.

Though no casualties were recorded, military personnel have been deployed to the troubled areas.

Reacting to the development on Sunday, the Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Yakubu Danlasi-Salihu, condemned the attacks, saying the government would do everything possible to avert the reoccurrence of the unfortunate incident.

The Speaker, who represents Ilesha/Gwanara state constituency, said on Sunday: “My heart is heavy in the wake of recent attacks that have occurred in some of our communities. We understand the pain and suffering that these attacks have caused the affected individuals and families, and we want to assure you that the government is taking prompt action to avert any future occurrences.

“We also condemn these attacks in the strongest terms possible, and we assure you that, as representatives, we are doing everything within our power to ensure that those responsible for these attacks are apprehended and brought to justice because we understand the importance of ensuring the safety and security of our citizens.

“We will not rest until we have put in place measures that will prevent any future occurrences of such attacks

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EFCC chairman, Bawa begged me for $2million – Gov Matawalle



The governor of Zamfara state, Bello Matawalle, has alleged that the chairperson of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, begged him for $2million.

On Wednesday, Matawalle asked Bawa to ensure that the EFCC’s probe didn’t only target outgoing governors, but also presidency officials.

Reacting to Matawalle’s comments, the EFCC insisted that it was probing the governor for allegedly diverting N70billion meant for contracts in the state.

But speaking in an interview with BBC Hausa on Friday, Matawalle claimed he is being investigated because he “didn’t offer the EFCC chairperson the money he requested from him”.

He said: “I am not resisting being probed. I’m still the governor and have immunity, no one has invited me.

“The EFCC said they were investigating me? It was when I spoke that they made allegations against me.

“He (Bawa) knows what he begged me to give him which I didn’t.

“The allegations against me are lies. He begged me to give him two million dollars. There is a house where I met him and he knows it, where he told me that he wants to see me

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INEC, EFCC, others to discuss corruption in 2023 elections



The Independent National Electoral Commission and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have been listed among other panelists to discuss corruption in Nigeria’s 2023 elections.

The panel is put together by The Conversation Africa which has over the last two years been hosting science policy dialogues that bring scientists and policymakers together to discuss issues.

According to a statement made available to newsmen, other panelists include the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, Hamzat Lawal of Code4Africa, Dr Damilola Agbalajobi, and Prof Emmanuel Aiyede.

The panel is expected to address questions on the role of corruption in the just concluded general election and also note the gains and the challenges recorded

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