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Landlady Lands In Police Net After Tenant Died During Kitchen Fight

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Landlady Lands In Police Net After Tenant Died During Kitchen Fight

Folasade, a 45-year-old landlady, has found herself in police custody, after her tenant Omolola Oladipupo, died during a scuffle in the kitchen.

Folasade owns a house on Taotao Street, in the Lotogbe area of Ondo State, where the deceased resided with her family.

It was gathered that the suspect and Oladipupo were also engaging each other in disagreements, but the latest that led to the latter’s death was over a kitchen argument.

According to an eyewitness, the Ondo landlady accused Oladipupo of walking across her pot in the kitchen, and in the process, she hit the deceased on the head.

Corroborating the eyewitness’ account, Ikudabo, the deceased’s husband, stated that his wife was rushed to a hospital after the fight, but was confirmed dead.

His words: “I was inside the room when I heard the voices of my wife and our landlady. I heard my wife saying she wanted to pass, and that the landlady should move her pot away from the pathway to the kitchen, but my landlady said she would not move the pot.

“She told my wife to pass somewhere else. So, as my wife wanted to pass by the side of the pot, my landlady held her and pushed her away.

“Before I would come out of the house, my landlady had pushed my wife on the floor. When I saw her condition, I quickly rushed her to a hospital where she was confirmed dead.

“My wife and I stayed in the same house. She had three children for me. My wife was already prepared to go to the market where she sold cowhide (ponmo) when the incident happened.

“Her corpse has been deposited in the general hospital’s morgue.”

The suspect, however, denied hitting the deceased on the head, saying she only pushed her during their scuffle.

Folasade said, “She crossed over my food while I was cooking and I held her neck. She held my wrapper and removed it. I was not wearing any underwear or dress, so I pushed her and she fell on the floor.”

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Local Resident Electrocuted While Attempting An Illegal Connection In Ondo

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Local Resident Electrocuted While Attempting An Illegal Connection In Ondo

A local resident identified as Mayomi Origbemisuyi was shocked to death while reconnecting a wire on an electric pole in Akungba Akoko, Ondo State.

This happened not very far from an Electricity Distribution Company in the community.

According to local reports, the deceased had attempted an illegal connection before being electrocuted.

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“When the incident happened, everybody in the area rushed to the scene to catch the glimpse of what happened and the matter was immediately reported at the police station in the community.” Source said.

The remains of the deceased were deposited at a morgue in the community.

The spokesperson of the Ondo State Police Command, Mrs. Funmilayo Odunlami, confirmed the incident, revealing the victim to be having psychological issues as an investigation into the incident has begun.

“The information we have is that the man is not mentally stable but we have commenced investigation into the incident.”

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Sharia Court Orders Man To Be Flogged, For Denying Fathership Of Child

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Sharia Court Orders Man To Be Flogged, For Denying Fathership Os Child

A Sharia Court sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, on Wednesday ordered that Abdulhamid Yakubu be flogged 80 strokes for denying fathership of his child.

Yakubu a trader of Bakin Dogo had earlier rejected paternity, but the Judge, Murtala Nasir, affirmed that the child belonged to him.

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Nasir also ordered him to take responsibility and provide for all his children.

Yakubu, had in September, dragged his wife, Maryam Muhammad to the court, alleging that she was an adulterer and he was not the father of his pregnant wife.

The plaintiff had earlier been given an option to swear an oath or provide proof regarding the paternity of his affirmation of the pregnancy not being his, but he refused.

The couple had been married for 21 years and the defendant, Muhammad, gave birth to the sixth child, named Abdulaziz.

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Tears Flow As Fire Razes Millions Of Naira Properties In Kogi Market

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Tears Flow As Fire Razes Millions Of Naira Properties In Kogi Market
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Tears flow among traders and property owners at Itobe market of Ofu Local Government Area in Kogi State, as an early morning fire millions of naira valuables.

According to an eyewitness, the disaster started when a trader’s generating set caught fire, thereby engulfing all shops within the vicinity and destroying them including all property therein.

Although no life was lost during the disaster, the eyewitness recounted that the means of livelihood of the numerous roadside traders were lost in the fire incident.

The Onu Itobe, Alhaji Salihu Adaji, while reacting to the disaster, explained that the incident has thrown many businessmen in his domain to the labour market.

He, therefore, urged people in authority to assist those affected by the fire disaster with capital to restart their businesses.

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