HATFIELD, United Kingdom (VOICE OF NAIJA) –The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, has confirmed that it has commenced the extradition process of an Instagram influencer, Benjamin Nnanyereugo popularly known as KillaBoi, over girlfriend’s death.
Killaboi was arrested by Sierra Leonian authorities on October 20, 2023, following complaints that he killed his late girlfriend, Augusta Onuwabhagbe Osedion.
Hundeyin revealed this on Saturday, in an exclusive telephone interview with The Punch correspondent.
“We have commenced the extradition process to bring KillaBoi into custody in Nigeria,” Hundeyin noted.
Recall that on October 11, the Lagos State Police Command declared Benjamin Nnanyereugo wanted for the murder of his girlfriend, Augusta Osedion.
He was suspected of killing his girlfriend, on July 13, 2023, in his home at Oral Estate in the Ajah region of the state, according to a statement released by the police on Tuesday by its spokesperson, Benjamin Hundeyin.
Following the tragic incident, ‘Killaboi‘ as he is called, took to his Instagram page, @Killaboigram_, to admit to stabbing Osedion during a heated argument.
He confessed to the crime after the victim was reported missing and her lifeless body was discovered in his residence at Oral Estate in the Ikota area of Lagos State.
In a series of posts, Killaboi expressed remorse, stating, “I want to do the right thing and turn myself in. I will gladly die by paying with my life now.”
The statement released by the police in part on October 11 read, “Following the exhaustion of all available options to bring him in, he is declared wanted.
“The suspect is 26 years old, approximately 5’9 feet tall and hails from Abia State. He is dark in complexion and speaks English, Igbo and pidgin English fluently.
“If seen, please contact the nearest police station or call 0803 688 5727.”
According to latest reports, Nnanyereugo changed his name to Kanu Princeton Samuel and paid $25,000 to purchase a Sierra Leonean passport under his new identity.
He was arrested at a nightclub in Freetown, Sierra Leone, with some ladies.
A picture of him in handcuffs is already circulating on social media.
His arrest is suspected to be a result of the combined efforts of the Nigerian police and their counterparts at Interpol.