Friday, October 12, 2012

UNILAG student jailed for defrauding an American lady

UNILAG student jailed for defrauding an American lady
For allegedly defrauding an American lady, Kathy Lunsford through the internet under the pretext of marriage, a University of Lagos student, Michael Opaleye has been sent to jail by a Lagos State High Court
Opaleye was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment yesterday by Justice Aishat Opesanwo for defrauding Miss Kathy Lunsford, of 9,200 US dollars under the pretext of getting married to her.
The convict who is studying computer science at UNILAG had pleaded guilty to the charge of obtaining by false pretence and forgery.
He had entered into a plea bargain deal with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) and offered to pay back the money to his victim.The judge in her judgment, said the sentence would commence on 15 March when he was first arraigned before the court.

Nollywood Actress: Dino Melaye Is A Potential HIV Carrier, He Gave Me Syphilis

Nollywood Actress: Dino Melaye Is A Potential HIV Carrier, He Gave Me Syphilis
The ‘dirty water’ controversial former Kogi State federal lawmaker, Dino Melaye may have found himself swimming in has taken a new turn. If what we are now getting is anything to go by, then, more troubles await the husband of Tokunbo Melaye.
This is because the ‘activist’ has now been dragged into another controversy, which may be messier than the pregnancy mess he is in with beautiful Yoruba actress, Bisi Ibidapo Obe.
According to what BON reported, an up and coming Yoruba actress has accused the father of three of infecting her with a sexually transmitted disease called Syphilis. She also alleged Dino to be a potential carrier of the dreaded STD called HIV.BON reported that a budding actress (name withheld) sent a mail to them. A copy of the mail is presented below.

Lawmakers Ask For Life Imprisonment For Homosexuals In African Countries

Lawmakers Ask For Life Imprisonment For Homosexuals In African Countries
In many African countries, it is illegal to be gay. 25 out of 38 African nations have passed laws that give varying degrees of prison sentences to people caught practicing homosexual acts. In Nigeria, a 14-year jail term is prescribed for convicted offenders under the Same Sex Marriage (prohibition) bill which was passed into law in 2011.
These laws have received mixed reactions from Africans across the continent. While some have lauded it in countries where they have been passed, others have said there are more important things to focus on and an individual’s sexuality should not be subject to scrutiny and punishment.
At the recent Pan African Parliament in Johannesburg on 9th October, 2012, the topic of imprisonment of homosexuals in Africa was again raised.A Ugandan lawmaker, Atim Ogwal Cecilia Barbara called

Man Finds Wife In Bed With Her Boss

This woman's husband was said to have begged the man on the bed to employ his wife so they could have money to feed until he could sort out his financial problems. The man accepted after several pleas.

But unfortunately, because her husband no longer has money the woman started disrespecting him and keeping late nights. Acting on a tip off, the husband and his friends caught her live in the act with her boss.
The worst is that she didn't even look for a handsome man to sleep with but one who's "uglier" than her husband.
Since she already has a job, is it right for her to sleep with a man for money?

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Marya Rosales, 1000-Pound Woman Charged With Murder, Discusses Her Trial On TLC

When Sergio Valdez saw his 1000-pound client, Marya Rosales, in bed for the first time, he almost mistook some of her folds of fat for pillows.
"We've all seen obese, heavyset people. You have not seen obesity at this level," Valdez said in "Half-Ton Killer?" a TLC special airing Oct. 10 about Rosales, a woman bedridden from obesity, who claimed she accidently crushed and killed her two-year-old nephew
Rosales reportedly weighs nearly 1,100 pounds, enough to qualify her as one of the world's fattest women, but Valdez says even knowing she weighs more than five average men, doesn't prepare anyone for her sheer massiveness.

Judge Sentences Two Students To Death By Firing Squad For Stealing Phones

Judge Sentences Two Students To Death By Firing Squad For Stealing Phones
Justice Theresa Igoche of the Makurdi High Court, on Tuesday sentenced two students, Vershima Kaachi and Akaazua Akpen, to death by firing squad for armed robbery.
The convicts were arrested on the eve of Christmas in 2007 for criminal conspiracy and armed robbery, contrary to Sections 5(b) and 1(2) of the Robbery and Firearms Act, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 1990.
In his testimony, the victim of the offence, Jonathan Usenge, told the court that five armed men came to his house, attacked and robbed him of some valuable items on that day.
He stated that the robbers collected his Nokia 1600 phone valued N12,700.00, two torch lights valued N350.00 and a sum of N16,500.

4,000 Nigerians in Turkey prisons – IG

By Albert Akpor, Evelyn Usman & Daniel Eteghe.
The Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Abubakar, yesterday, in Lagos, said that no fewer than  4,000 Nigerians  are in Turkey prisons over drug related and human  trafficking cases.
The IG who arrived from Turkey,  vowed to fish out killers of the four students of University of Port Harcourt and those at Mubi, in Adamawa State.Briefing  journalists on arrival at the Police Air Wing, Ikeja, Abubakar  explained that  his

Meet Africa's Sexiest Man. Adonis O'Holi

 Adonis O'Holi is an actor, writer and model from Sierra Leone. On Saturday 7th October, he beat 16 other country delegates to win Mr Africa International 2012. Is he hot or hot?

UNIPORT Killings: Policemen said they should burn them alive - Tekena’s sister

A sister of one of the four University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) students brutally murdered last Friday in Umuokiri village, Aluu, Rivers State, has narrated how her younger brother and his friends were lynched. Miss Ibisobia Elkanah, elder sister of Tekena Friday Elkanah (both pictured above), revealed yesterday that policemen visited the scene where the students were burnt to death after they
were severely injured and that one of the law enforcement agents told the perpetrators of the dastardly act “to burn them alive” The murdered students,

OMG!! 6 Million Nigerian School Age Girls Are Not In School - Report

As the world marks the International Day of the Girl Child with the theme ‘Ending Child Marriage’, the Action Aid Group in Nigeria is advocating the ratification and full implementation of the Child Right Act in all 36 states of the federation.

 Deputy Country Director, of the Action Aid Group, Mrs Ifeoma Charles-Monwuba said the weak implementation of the Child Right Act which was enacted in 2003 has encouraged the continued practice of child marriages in Nigeria. Only 23 states of the federation have ratified the Act while 12 states especially in the northern region are yet to.  A recent report by Action Aid says that 36 million girls of school age are not in school globally

A 36-year old woman, Ngozi who was arrested kidnapping

A 36-year old woman, Ngozi Onuonwu who was arrested in Lagos for her alleged involvement in kidnapping has opened up and said that frustration led her into it because she did not see any man to marry her. The remorseful Ngozi said if she had married like her mates she would not have lived with her younger brother, Chibuzor who got her involved in kidnapping.

She narrated how the youths in her community at Umuleri in Anambra State engaged in a communal war with their neighboring community, Aguleri which lasted for several years.She said many youths died and this affected many girls including her as they could not get married.She said her fiancée died in the war and she did not get another man and so she had to move to Lagos and started living with Chibuzor.


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