A few day ago (Sept. 24) officials of The Nigerian Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) arraigned a bunch of fishermen for allegedly fishing in unauthorized waters.
It seems nowadays we all live our lives via social media. Engagements, breakups, marriages are all announced on Facebook, BBM & twitter first before we even tell our closest and dearest in the real world.
And now it seems murder too. An American man, 31-year-old Derek Medina is reported to have he murdered his wife and then updated his Facebook status with the following confession
“Im going to prison or death sentence for killing my wife love you guys miss you guys takecare Facebook people you will see me in the news my wife was punching me and I am not going to stand anymore with the abuse so I did what I did I hope u understand me”
You might recall I told you a few days ago about a petition brought against Don Jazzy and his minions for attempted murder, theft, and grievous bodily harm by former nightclub owner Princewill Ojukwu. Ojukwu claimed Don Jazzy and his minions assaulted him beat him on Friday December 21st after he and Jazzy exchanged words at IDJA’s new club PoP in Victoria Island
INCASE YOU MISSED IT:READ OMG! Don Jazzy Accused Of Attempted Murder,Theft & Grievous Bodily Harm?!
According to Stella Dimoko Peace was brokered between the two by concerned friends, everything has been forgiven and all is now well between the two after peace talks were held at a hotel in Victoria Island, Lagos on 12th Jan. They even took several pictures together to prove it.
Although I doubt Princewill will ever live down that picture of his bare butt, which he took to show off bruises received from alleged Don Jazzy brushing!
This is so sad, and my heart is so damn heavy as I type this. I don’t know this guy Irawo, who was killed yesterday (11th Jan) in broad daylight in front of hundreds of people. But it always hits my core when a young person passes away especially so suddenly.
According to the Nigerian Police these are the some of the suspects involved in the brutal killing of 4 University of Port Harcourt students, on the 5th of October 2012. The jungle justice type killing of Lloyd Michael, Chidiaka Biringa, Ugonna Ibuzor, Tekena Elkanah was filmed and posted online causing mass outrage and calls for the heads of their killers, who were yesterday paraded in front of the press in Rivers State.
Let’s not get too excited though, Naija police are fond of parading innocent people in front of the press as suspects. I hope this isn’t one of those times.
In other related news, Sahara Reporters is reporting that the alleged instigator of the vigilante lynching and murder Coxson Lerebori Lucky, also known as “Bright” has been arrested. The Police a few days ago in a statement said none of the boys were armed robbers or cultists, but that they had only gone to Bright’s house to collect money owed to one of them. Bright organized the vigilante mob by claiming the students had stolen laptops and smart-phones, a claim that was disputed by parents of one of the students and police authorities.
WHAT DO YOU THINK AN APPROPRIATE PUNISHMENT WOULD BE FOR THE SUSPECTS IF THEY ARE INDEED GUILTY?
Check out former Delta State governor James Ibori‘s mugshot…it was taken yesterday after he plead guilty in a British court to charges of money-laundering, conspiring to defraud and obtaining a money transfer by fraud. British police have accused him of stealing $250m (£160m) over eight years.
James Ibori, 49, entered his plea yesterday at Southwark Crown Court.
He is to be sentenced on April 16.
Wow…from living lavish to languishing in jail. If it’s any consolation the UK Prison System isn’t as bad as Nigerian prisons…he’ll get 3 square meals, can get a degree, and what not. He just shuldn’t ever bend over to pick up the soap in the shower!
Michael Jackson‘s physician at the time of his death on June 25 2009, Dr Conrad Murray has been found guilty of Involuntary Manslaughter. The verdict was reached after 10 hours of deliberations which began on Friday, Nov. 4.
He now awaits sentencing on November 29, which could be anywhere between probation and 4 years behind bars. For now he is remanded in custody without bail.
MJ died of cardiac and respiratory arrest following an acute Propofol (anesthesia) overdose on June 25, 2009 in his rented Holmby Hills, CA mansion.
According to reports from inside the courtroom, when the verdict was read : Conrad Murray showed no emotion as the judge remanded him to jail immediately without bond and La Toya Jackson screamed out in the quiet courtroom when the verdict was read. Court officers asked her to be silent.
I welcome this verdict, as a licensed medical professional he should know better, he is not some drug dealer off the streets without ethics, he took an oath and he should have stuck by it. Administering Propofol (an anaesthetic that shouldn’t be used outside a surgical environment by an anaesthesiologist) was just sloppy, and calling his mistresses while the man lay in bed dying…c’mon Conrad!
At the end of the day if it wasn’t him it probably would have been some other doctor…let’s face it MJ was an addict…sucks for Conrad Murray though. Now he has no license, no career and he’ll forever be known as the man who killed the world’s greatest entertainer. O ma se o.
See pictures from inside and outside the court after the verdict was announced
Popular Yoruba comic actor Alhaji King Babatunde Ayinla Nurudeen Olasunkanmi Omidina, popularly known as Baba Suwe has been arrested by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, with substances suspected to be hard drugs concealed in his stomach.
Here’s how PM News is reporting it:
Baba Suwe was apprehended last night at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, southwest Nigeria, by NDLEA officials as he attempted to board an Air France flight to Paris, France.
According to NDLEA sources, he was on his way to Paris to act as a master of ceremony in a naming ceremony of an Air France staff scheduled for Saturday.
The Air France staff (name withheld) has also been arrested, according to NDLEA sources.
Baba Suwe went through the scanning machine at the airport and substances suspected to be drugs were seen hidden in his stomach, NDLEA sources said this morning.
He is now being detained at the NDLEA office at the airport.
Sources said he is under observation pending the time he will start excreting the drugs.
After he was arrested, sources said, he denied that he swallowed the drugs, until he went through the scanner. He could not however explain the white substances seen in his stomach.
What a crying shame!
Chikezie Eze who was a finalist on the seventh season (2008) of American Idol is wanted by police after a Los Angeles judge issued a warrant for his arrest for failing to show up at his Jan 14th probation hearing. Last year Chikezie was arrested for trying to buy $1,200 worth of cologne at luxury store Neiman Marcus with a stolen credit card! as part of a plea deal (which means he plead guilty to avoid a heavier sentence) he was given 3 years probation and banned from setting foot in the store.
All this for bloody cologne! I guess dude just needed to smell nice…maybe he had a hot date or something! SAD
Sad, heartbreaking news coming from the States about a 21 year old Nigerian student who has been gunned down in the driveway of his home, in Dolston, Illinois. Olubusayo Awomolo who was a graduate student of University of Illinois at Chicago, was on his way back from school when he was mercilessly gunned down by unknown men.
Some neighbors said they heard the shooting and at least one saw several men go up to Olubusayo, yet no one called police…seriously?! Busayo’s family home is in a safe, suburban neighbourhood, so a crime like his happening and no one reporting what they saw is nothing short of surprising.