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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Daily News Roundup

 A 23-year-old native doctor, identified as Emmanuel Odo, has allegedly killed his client, Benedict Onunze, while testing a gunshot-protection charm he prepared for him at Umuaram, Ikem, in Isi-Uzo Local Government Area of Enugu State. The Enugu State Police Command’s spokesperson, Daniel Ndukwe, said the native doctor, who killed his client, has confessed to the crime and has been arrested.

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has sentenced the Inspector-General of Police Usman Alkali Baba to three months in prison for disobeying a valid court order. The court, in a ruling by Justice M. O. Olajuwon on Tuesday, held that the IGP should be committed to prison and detained in custody for a period of three months or until he obeys an order it made on October 21, 2011.


. President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said weapons from the raging war between Russia and Ukraine are now slipping into the Lake Chad Basin region. Lake Chad region is an economically and socially integrated area in West and Central Africa straddling Cameroon, Chad, Niger, and Nigeria.


. The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmood Yakubu, says the arsonists attacking the commission’s facilities nationwide cannot stop the 2023 elections. He spoke on Tuesday in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, while assessing the INEC office set ablaze by hoodlums.


. Owners of foreign-registered private jets, comprising top business moguls, leading commercial banks and other rich Nigerians, have dragged the Federal Government to court seeking to prevent the government from grounding their planes for allegedly refusing to pay import duty on the jets.


. Terrorists on Monday invaded the family house of the Divisional Police Officer for Dutsi Division, Katsina State Police Command and killed his mother and younger brother. The State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isah confirmed the development.


. There was pandemonium in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja yesterday, when policemen teargassed and dispersed hundreds of protesters staging a protest to demand for the resignation of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tajudeen Ariwoola, over his alleged partisanship comment recently made in Rivers State.


. Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has stated that the decision on the presidential candidate to vote in the 2023 general election in the State will soon be made known. He said when the decision will be taken, Rivers electorate, who have enjoyed good governance under his watch and already desirous to reciprocate the gesture, would be told which presidential candidate to vote for.


. The Osun All Progressives Congress, APC, has described the setting up of various review Panels by Governor Ademola Adeleke as an afterthought and one designed to arrive at predetermined outcomes. The party also called on the governor to settle down to study the handover notes so as to prevent the blunders he is committing.


The gubernatorial candidate of the Action Alliance (AA) in the 2023 election in Kaduna State, Timothy Adamu has expressed shock at the assassination of Mrs Victoria Chimtex by unknown gunmen.

A statement he personally issued in Kaduna on Wednesday said, “Mrs Victoria Chimtex was shot dead by the unknown gunmen at her residence around 8:30pm on Monday and the husband narrowly escaped being killed as he was wounded on the leg by the assailants. This is really a worrisome situation that such a family could be attacked in the rural area.”

He added, “Late Mrs Victoria Chimtex was a strong member of Labour Party whose popularity is well known in the community. We should learn to play politics without any act of bitterness and should be done for the overall development of the society.”
He condemned the attack on the family, saying that it is worrisome and should be totally condemned by well meaning Nigerians, as politics should be seen as an expression of policy on how the society should be governed.

He called on the government and security agencies to ensure thorough investigation in order to fish out the perpetrators of the deadly act, saying, “whoever or those found to have committed such evil should be made to face the full wrath of the law.”
He condoled the family for the irreparable loss and also prayed for the quick recovery of the husband of the deceased who was shot on the leg and is receiving treatment.


A witch doctor, who specializes in praying for and providing charms to protect terrorists operating in Northwest Nigeria against gunshot penetration has been arrested by the Katsina State Police Command.

The 53 year-old suspect, according to police report, was arrested along Maiduguri Road at Sabuwa LGA of Katsina State with four native bullet proof jackets, covered with criminal talisman

The Command’s spokesman, SP Gambo Isah, also noted that the alleged witch doctor his confessional statement disclosed that he sells each of the native bulletproof jacket to the terrorists at the rate of N60,000.

“The suspect in the course of investigation, confessed to be a spiritualist that supplies terrorists with Gun-Jazz and criminal charms for gun protection and also intercede on their behalf to protect them from being arrested or harmed by security agents in all their heinous dealings. He also admitted that he sells the native bullet proof jackets at the cost of sixty thousand naira, (N60,000:00K) to any interested terrorist,” SP Gambo stated.

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  1. Get your PVC ready, come 2023
    Killing people now in Nigeria is like a norm, God abeg intervene

  2. Rest in peace Benedict, na you go find death..

  3. Government should apply the sam zeal used in indentiting and beating an innocent boy for saying the truth about Aisha Buhari on the person that killed the labour party woman and all terrorists in Nigeria. It has never been this bad in Nigeria. Life worths nothing to this government.

  4. 23 yr old native doctor and the witch doctor no know anything.Good they were caught. No news on fuel scarcity?Transportation fare has skyrocketed!

  5. 23-year-old a native doctor? Lobatan! Now the client don kpeme. Hnnmmm.....may his soul find rest.

  6. I wonder why Nigerians can't have a peaceful protest?

  7. Nigeria police sha! Last story, 53yr old witch doctor, which one is criminal talisman again?

  8. Nigeria police sha, abi is it the journalist writing rubbish. Last paragraph on 53yr old witch doctor; which one come be “criminal talisman” again? 😂

    *Omo Iya Doctor*


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