Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Mambilla Attacks: How Taraba govt ordered police to free suspects

The Fulani herders community, through the state chapter of Miyyetti Allah, had earlier alleged that the state government and police colluded to shield the perpetrators of the killings from facing justice.
The community said the release of the suspects by the police was a clear indication that the massacre was sanctioned by the state.
A leaked letter (pictured above), which the state’s Attorney General, Mr. Akirinkwen, confirmed to PremiumTimes that he wrote, is being cited as vindicating the allegation by the group and other critics that the state government blocked the path to justice for families of victims of the crisis.
Police spokesperson in the state, Davil Misal, revealed that the police had nothing to do with the release of the suspects. He said all of them were charged to court before the Attorney-General wrote to the state police command to release them.
The letter which was dated September 8, 2017, was titled “Advise Against Persistent Arrests and Prosecution of Persons Suspected To Be Involved In the Communal Crisis in Sardauna Local Government Area of State.”
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Breaking: Federal High Court Says Order Restraining Osun LG Election Has Elapsed

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja presided over by Justice John Tosho has held that the interim order granted on 4th of December 2017 restraining the holding of elections into the LCDAs and withholding Local Government Allocations in the State of Osun has lapsed by effluxion of time.
The Court upheld the contention of the Attorney General of Osun, Dr. Ajibola Basiru that the orders granted on 4th of December are made upon the earlier ex-parte application of the Plaintiffs heard on 27th November, 2017.
The Court further held that being orders granted ex-parte they are caught by the provision of Order 26 rule 12 of the Federal High Court Civil Procedure Rules  which provides that an order granted upon an ex parte application will lapse where a person affected by the orders filed as application to discharge and/or vary the orders and the application is not heard within fourteen (14) days of filing.
The Court also held that the Osun State Government as the 7th Defendant filed an application to discharge the orders made on 4th of December 2017 and it is not in contention that the application has not been heard within 14 days.
Justice Tsoho therefore held that that the interim orders of injunction has lapsed and therefore there is no extant court order.
The court disagreed with Learned Counsel for the Plaintiffs Chief Clarke, SAN that the motion ex parte had been converted to motion on Notice.
The Court held that the term of its orders and Order 26 rules 10 and 17 is against the argument of Plaintiffs Counsel.
In view of the pending objection to service by the Osun House of Assembly and Osun Independent Electoral Commission sued respectively as 8th and 9th Defendants, the Court ordered that the Plaintiff properly serve the 8th and 9th Respondents.
In consequence, Counsel to the 8th Respondent, Rachel Ojimi and 9th Respondent, Dr. A.I. Layonu SAN withdrew the preliminary objection earlier filed to complain about  improper service.
Plaintiffs Counsel also applied to withdraw Motion on Notice for orders of Interlocutory injunction it filed and the court struck out the applications.
The court adjourned to 12th March 2018 for further hearing.

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Nigerian Fraudster Admits Role in $2 Million Scheme

A Nigerian man, Adeyemi Odufuye, 31, has pleaded guilty to charges issued in connection with scamming a Torrington company out of more than $500,000, according to the office of the U.S. Attorney for the District of Connecticut.
Adeyemi Odufuye, 31, and others involved in the fraudulent activity sent dozens of emails to the comptroller of a Torrington company in late 2015, prompting them to transfer more than $500,000 from company accounts.
Odufuye, “also known as ‘Micky,’ ‘Micky Bricks,’ ‘Yemi,’ ‘GMB,’ ‘Bawz,’ and ‘Jefe,’” was extradited from the United Kingdom, where he was studying at Sheffield Hallam University, and arrested in December 2016.
In the e-mails, (Odufuye) posed (as) the real CEO of the victim company and instructed the controller to send multiple wire transfers exceeding a total of $1 million from the company’s accounts to various individuals and purported entities.
The company then sent five wire transfers totaling more than $500,000 to accounts in Virginia, Florida, Washington, D.C., and Hong Kong.”
To date, the FBI has identified 36 wire confirmations in e-mail accounts utilized by (Odufuye) and others from September 2015 to May 2016, totaling more than $1.6 million.
This does not include the funds drawn from the Torrington company. He pleaded guilty to charges of wire fraud, which carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison, and aggravated identity theft.
The latter charge requires a two-year mandatory minimum sentence, the U.S. attorney’s office said. Odufuye is scheduled to appear in U.S. District Court in New Haven for sentencing on March 28.
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I divorced my ex because he’s a gay. We had sex just 11 times in 10 years – Daddy Freeze’s fiancée

Benedicta Elechi, the partner of DaddyFreeze, has finally opened up on why she walked away from her marriage of 10 years to Paul Odekina, the executive general manager of Human Resource at Total E&P Nigeria Limited. 
In an interview with LIB, she said: “I filed for a divorce from him because of his sexual perversion and there’s a point where you get to as a human being when you realise that something or what is your aim is never going to work. 

Because when I signed a contract to marry him, I believed I was marrying a man that shared the same type of sexuality with me. 
Don’t get me wrong, I do not have any issues with people that have different sexual orientation but when you come and say you want to get into a marriage contract with someone, you both have to share the same sexual orientation.
So when you get into that marriage and find out it wasn’t what you bargained for, it’s like you were tricked into the marriage. The marriage is a sham. For example, we got married in 2002, I filed for a divorce 2012. 
For the period of 10-years that we were married, we actually had sexual intercourse just 11 times in 10 years.  He never let me sleep in his room, I have to stay in my own room. He would only come to see me when he thinks we should make a baby. 
Way into the marriage, I caught him red-handed in gay sex. I walked into him in our living room, at about 1:30, 1:40am with a guy I didn’t really know. But he obviously walked in with that person at that time of the night, and I walked into them in our living room.”
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Man arrested for abducting, hypnotizing a 13-yr-old girl in Ogun State

A 35-year-old man identified as Okafor, has been arrested in Benin, by the men of the Edo state police command for abducting a 13-year-old girl in Sango Ota, Ogun State.
According to crime correspondent, Festus Alenkhe, the girl will soon be be handed over to Ogun state police command for further investigation and reunited with her family as she was said to have been hypnotised by her abductor. 📸: Festus Alenkhe
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