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IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA) – A commercial motorcycle rider identified as Akinola Odebo has been sentenced to ten years imprisonment for defiling a 12-year-old girl. Justice Bamidele Omotoso of the Ado-Ekiti High Court on Thursday, sentenced 40-year-old Odebo, who was arraigned on one count charge of defilement on 22 November, 2021. The Judge noted that the offence of rape is rampant in the society, stating: “Giving the convict an option of fine would defeat and frustrate the efforts of well-meaning people and stakeholders to curtail this menace in our society. “Nevertheless, the court would temper justice with mercy since…

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IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA) – Six people including three policemen attached to the bullion van of a commercial bank, have been burnt to death in a road accident along Argungu in Kebbi State. The state police spokesman SP Nafiu Abubakar confirmed this incident in a statement in Birnin Kebbi. According to him: ”On the 27th September, 2022, there was a fatal motor vehicle accident/fire incident along Argungu/Birnin Kebbi road, involving a bank bullion van and four other vehicles and a motor cycle. “On getting to Jeda village, the Carina E car had a head on collusion with the bullion…

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IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Thursday, inaugurated the Body of Benchers Complex in Abuja. Chairman Body of Benchers, Chief Wole Olanipekun, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola and other dignitaries were in attendance. The Chairman of the Body Of Benchers, Wole Olanipekun (SAN), said the Rivers State Government under the leadership of Wike donated N500m to the construction of the edifice. Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers in a handshake with President Muhammadu Buhari during the inauguration of Body Benchers in Abuja on Thursday, 29 September, 2022.…

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IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA) – ‘Where is Tinubu?’ is trending on Twitter as tweeps wonder about the whereabouts of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu. The trend which blew up on Thursday has garnered thousands of tweets as of the time of filing this report. This question comes as the APC postponed its campaign council inauguration indefinitely while other political parties started their campaigns officially on Wednesday. Popular activist, Aisha Yesufu tweeted: “My stance has never wavered and I pray to God it doesn’t. I am interested in Nigeria not the leaders. They are there…

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IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA) – The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, was absent on Thursday as the presidential candidates of other political parties were physically present for the signing of the now-customary peace pact. However, Tinubu’s running mate, Kashim Shettima, was present at the signing alongside, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, Peter Obi of the Labour Party, Rabiu Kwankwaso of the New Nigeria Peoples Party among others. Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, tweeted about the signing at the National Peace Accord and also shared photos from the event. He wrote: “Today,…

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IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA) – Senate President Ahmad Lawan says he accepts a court verdict affirming Bashir Machina as the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Yobe north senatorial district. On Wednesday, the federal high court directed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to recognize Machina as the APC candidate for the aforementioned senatorial district. Justice Fadima Aminu said the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) should immediately publish Mr. Machina’s name as the ruling party’s candidate in the district’s 2023 National Assembly election. The judge also said Mr. Machina was duly elected senatorial candidate for APC, consequently upholding the…

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IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA) – The presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Omoyele Sowore, has said most of the former military heads of state and ex-presidents have no political value. Speaking in a chat with Arise TV on Thursday, Sowore described them as “falling gods”. Several presidential candidates have been pictured in meetings and visitations to former presidents and heads of state to garner their support. On Sunday, Peter Obi, presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), and his running mate, Yusuf Baba-Ahmed, paid a courtesy visit to Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida and Abdulsalami Abubakar, former heads of…

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IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA) – The dollar hit N735 in the parallel market on Wednesday, 28 September, 2022, voiceofnaija.ng has gathered. The dollar hits its highest as political campaign activities began across Nigeria. According to Bureau De Change operators in Lagos and Abuja, dollar price had increased from N718 – N720 to N728-N735 in the last one week. But the dollar rate hit N735 by the close of Wednesday. An operator in Lagos Island, Mallam Zakari, said that dollar rate had surged to N735 as at 4:54pm. “Dollar is N735 and I will buy it for N731. Yesterday, we…

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Grammy-winning rapper, producer and actor, Coolio, best known for his 1995 hit “Gangsta’s Paradise,” has died. He was 59. The rapper’s longtime manager, Jarel Posey, confirmed the news to Variety, saying that Coolio died around 5 p.m. PT on Wednesday afternoon. According to TMZ, Coolio was found at a friend’s house. “We are saddened by the loss of our dear friend and client, Coolio, who passed away this afternoon. He touched the world with the gift of his talent and will be missed profoundly,” Sheila Finegan, his manager at Trinity Artists International, said in a statement to Variety. “Thank you…

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Nigerian singer and songwriter, Oluwatobiloba Daniel Anidugbe, better known as Kizz Daniel, has acquired a new house. The huge white house made to modern taste overlooks the ocean over a vast area of land, a true beauty. The music star took to his Instagram page on Wednesday to announce the acquisition of the mansion. In the post, the singer said it has been his long-time desire to get a house for his family beside the waters. He also appreciated God and “the best fans” for bringing his wish to reality. “What a year, always wanted a house beside the waters…

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