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Adegoke Timothy Death: Late OAU Postgraduate Student Autopsy Report is out

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The report on the autopsy conducted on the body of Timothy Adegoke, the late Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) postgraduate student is said to have been submitted to the Nigeria Police headquarters in Abuja.

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Adegoke Timothy Death: Late OAU Postgraduate Student Autopsy Report is out

Security sources who pleaded anonymity disclosed to our reporter that a copy of the autopsy report was also made available to the Osun State police command for proper record keeping.

The report was said to have been submitted on Wednesday after a medical team conducted the autopsy had certified that the exercise was thoroughly carried out.

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Informed sources added that, “Adegoke died of severe trauma while his internal and external organs were intact. The internal organs like heart, kidney, livers and others could not be subjected to test because they are already in the advanced decomposition stage as at the time of carrying out the test; so they could not do that.”

The autopsy report was said to “have established that both internal and external organs are complete, they are in the normal position that they are ought to be.”

Sources stressed that medical experts could not do a toxicology test on the body “because the stomach had decomposed and was melting while they are carrying out the test.

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“Severe trauma led to the death. I don’t know the type of trauma that he was subjected to before his death because the severe trauma that was arrived at was an open-ended conclusion. “Trauma could be as a result of hitting him with sticks or he falls, or sickness, or anything.”

The deceased’s elder brother, Gbade Adegoke confirmed that the family was informed that the report is out but its details were yet to be known.

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The police public relations officer, Mrs Yemisi Opalola could not be reached to comment on the development.

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Chu Okongwu Death: Buhari Mourns Former Minister of Finance

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President Muhammadu Buhari has extended heartfelt condolences to the Okongwu family on the passing of the foremost economist and a former Minister of Finance, Prof Chu Okongwu.

The President in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Chief Femi Adesina said he joined family, friends and associates in paying tribute “to a man of many parts, who never hesitated to give his best to Nigeria as a broadcaster with the Nigerian Broadcasting Service, sub-editor, Daily Times Nigeria, Lecturer, University of Nigeria and a Federal Minister of National Planning and later Finance.”

President Buhari said he believes that the perspectives the late Professor brought to governance and economics, which centered on improving the lives of Nigerians, will not be forgotten.

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The President prayed for the repose of the soul of the departed and divine comfort for his family during this difficult time.

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Sylvester Dowen: Coroner’s inquest into Oromoni’s death to begin Jan 15

The coroner’s inquest into the death of Sylvester Oromoni, the late student of Dowen College in Lagos, will begin on January 15, Naija News 247 gathered.

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The coroner’s inquest into the death of Sylvester Oromoni, the late student of Dowen College in Lagos, will begin on January 15, Naija News 247 gathered.

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Sylvester Dowen: Coroner’s inquest into Oromoni’s death to begin Jan 15

The 12-year-old student of the Lekki-based school died last November after he was allegedly attacked by five of his colleagues for refusing to join a cult group.

Oromoni’s father had claimed his child was beaten and fed a liquid chemical that eventually led to his death.

Dowen College, however, dismissed the claim, alleging that the boy sustained injuries while playing football with colleagues.

In a letter dated January 4, and to Femi Falana (SAN), counsel to the family of the deceased student, Mojisola Dada, the chief coroner of Lagos, said the inquest will be held at the magistrate court located at Epe district.

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In the letter by Mikail Kadiri, coroner of Epe district, Falana was asked to forward a list of suspects and witnesses to be summoned to court for the judicial inquiry.

“I have the directive of the chief coroner of Lagos State, honourable justice M. A. Dada to remind you that the inquest into the death of Sylvester Oromoni will commence on Saturday, 15th January, 2022 at Magistrate Court No. 4, Epe district, combined high court and magistrate court of Lagos State, Epe at 9:00am prompt; the hearing shall be in open court,” the letter read.

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“You are further reminded to file and serve depositions of all witnesses you intend to call at the inquest and forward a list of persons whom, in your opinion, needs to be summoned by the court.

“The depositions may be filed at any of the Magisterial Districts in Lagos State and served electronically on all parties concerned. Please find attached the name, firm/representation and phone numbers of parties that attended the preliminary meeting held on the 16th December, 2021. Thank you.”

Two autopsies were conducted on the deceased, one by the Delta police and the second by the force’s Lagos command.

The first autopsy earlier released to the public had revealed that the deceased died of “chemical intoxication”.

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After a police probe, Hakeem Odumosu, Lagos police commissioner, said findings had been forwarded to the state’s department of public prosecution (DPP).

In the DPP’s advice released on Wednesday, it was stated that the police investigation and the two autopsies conducted on the body of the deceased student failed to establish a prima facie case against the suspects.

A Lagos magistrate court had also granted bail to the five students charged with the alleged murder of Oromoni.

The police also released a housemaster and other staff of the school, saying the court order to detain them had elapsed.

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Olubadan: Watch moment body of late Oba Adetunji arrives Popoyemoja palace

Olubadan: Watch moment the body of late Oba Saliu Adetunji arrives Popoyemoja palace in Ibadan, Naija News 247 reports

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The remains of the late Oba Saliu Adetunji, Olubadan of Ibadanland, have been brought to the palace from the University College Hospital, UCH, where he breathed his last.

In a video by BBC Yoruba, NaijaNews247.com observed the body of the departed monarch, wrapped in light blue cloth, being removed from an ambulance.

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