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Uchena Nwankwo, a Spare Part Dealer Remanded Over Motor Parts Theft

Uchena Nwankwo, who is a 31-year-old Spare Part Dealer has been remanded over motor parts theft

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Uchena Nwankwo, who is a 31-year-old spare parts dealer, has been remanded in Ilesa Correctional Centre by an Osogbo Magistrate Court for allegedly stealing motor parts from three different vehicles.

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Nwankwo was alleged to have stolen two Toyota Corolla Tapping Buttons, Brain Box, Lexus ES350 Car Stereo belonging to one Egunjobi Olawunmi, Temitope David and Maruf Adewale all valued the sum of N542,000.

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He was also accused of unlawfully damaging the side glass of the two Corolla Cars and the Lexus ES350 in an attempt to enter the vehicles by force.

According to the charge sheet obtained by Newsmen on Wednesday, the accused persons and others at large committed the offence between October 22 and 23, 2021 at about 10:00pm at Adetunji Estate, Osogbo.

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But Nwankwo pleaded not guilty to a seven-count charge bordering on conspiracy, malicious damage and stealing levelled against him.

Defence counsel, Tunbosun Oladipupo, applied for the bail of the accused persons in the most liberal term, promising that he will not jump bail and would provide reliable surety.

However, Magistrate Dr. Olusegun Ayilara requested for a formal bail application from the defence counsel, just as he ordered that the defendant be remanded in Ilesa Correctional Centre.

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The case was adjourned till November 5, 2021 for ruling on bail.

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Gunmen kidnap Otokito Federal, Bayelsa Commission from his residence at Otuokpoti

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Otokito Federal Oparmiola, Bayelsa State Commissioner for Trade and Commence, has been reportedly kidnapped by gunmen.

Gunmen kidnap Otokito Federal, Bayelsa Commission from his residence at Otuokpoti - Naija News 247
Gunmen kidnap Otokito Federal, Bayelsa Commission from his residence at Otuokpoti

Naija News 247 gathered that, Otokito was kidnapped by armed men at his residence at Otuokpoti, Ogbia Local Government area last night.

Sources said the gunmen invaded the community at about 11pm, Thursday night and fired severally shots to scare people away before they proceeded to Otokito’s residence where he was whisked away to an unknown destination.

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Gunmen kidnap Otokito Federal, Bayelsa Commission from his residence at Otuokpoti - Naija News 247
Gunmen kidnap Otokito Federal, Bayelsa Commission from his residence at Otuokpoti
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Jennifer Anthony Death: Police arrest Moses Oko, ‘killer’ of UNIJOS student

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The Plateau state police command has arrested Moses Oko, the alleged killer of Jennifer Anthony, a student of the University of Jos (UNIJOS).

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Police arrest Moses Oko, ‘killer’ of UNIJOS student

Bartholomew Onyeka, the state commissioner of police, disclosed this on Wednesday while parading the suspect at the command’s headquarters in Jos.

Jennifer, a 300-level student of the institution, was declared missing by her friends on social media in December.

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Onyeka said the undergraduate was found dead at a hotel in Jos on January 1 with some of her body parts including her eyes missing.

According to him, the suspect had fled the hotel “after commiting the crime.”

Jennifer Anthony Death
Jennifer Anthony

The commissioner of police said the suspect was arrested in Benue with the help of his father who is a lecturer at UNIJOS.

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Onyeka said the police have begun investigation into the matter.

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Kamilu Aminu: Civil servant bags seven years imprisonment over fraud

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A civil servant within the Ondo State Public Service has been sentenced to seven months imprisonment.

The civil servant, Kamilu Aminu, an accountant with the State Hospital Management Board, was convicted of stealing N7 million.

Aminu, who was attached to the Specialist Hospital in Ikare-Akoko, headquarters of Akoko North East Local Government Area of the state, was said to have committed the crime in 2017.

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Justice William Olamide of the State High Court, while delivering the judgment, said all evidence by the convict to absolve himself of culpability in the allegation of stealing government money lacked substance.

However, the judge acquitted the second defendant, Azeez Musa as he emphasized that Aminu solely committed the offence.

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While directing that others should be restored to their former positions, Justice Olamide stated that the sentence will serve as a deterrent to other civil servants planning to perpetrate fraud.

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