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Alleged battery: Benue gov reconciles Channels TV reporter, wife

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Benue State Channel’s reporter, Pius Angbo, and his wife, Dr Ifeyinwa, are back together after the state governor, Samuel Ortom, has reportedly intervened in the differences between the couple.

On Sunday, Ifeanyinwa had recorded a video of her battered face and said that her husband physically abused her because she advised him not to spend recklessly on other women.

She had said in between sobs, “Hello people, my name is Ifeyinwa. I am a doctor. I have been married to Pius Angbo of Channels TV for six years and for six years, I have not known peace in this marriage. It’s been from one woman to another. I just had a baby. It was a Caesarean section just about four weeks ago. Just because I told him to spend wisely and not on women so recklessly considering we have four children, that is why I got this beating.”

But Governor Ortom reportedly met with the couple on Monday and advised them on the need to settle their differences amicably and shun the temptation of engaging in violence.

He noted that as a young couple with great potential, the husband being a versatile journalist and the wife a medical doctor, there was the need for them to foster a strong union to serve as models to others.

Pius Angbo said he had apologised to his wife over the assault on her, stressing that he also sought the forgiveness of the entire women folk and would make amends going forward.

On her part, Dr Angbo said she had accepted her husband’s apology and forgiven him, adding their children are still young and they needed prayers to grow stronger in love and nurture their kids to maturity.

She thanked the governor for taking time out to make peace between them, saying his intervention was fatherly and a demonstration of love for them.

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Sunday Igboho seeks eviction of Fulanis from Yorubaland, urges Yoruba to stop lamenting hunger under Tinubu

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Sunday Igboho seeks eviction of Fulanis from Yorubaland, urges Yoruba to stop lamenting hunger under Tinubu

Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has admonished Yoruba elders to stop lamenting the widespread hardship and hunger under President Bola Tinubu.

The separatist issued the admonition while addressing his supporters in Oyo State on Friday.

He stated that the precarious and parlous state of the nation is not the doing of Tinubu but the immediate past government of Muhammadu Buhari

He said Buhari is responsible for the current hardship in the country, adding that Tinubu inherited a bad economy from the his predecessor.

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The activist who spoke in Yoruba, said Nigerians from the South-West region must come together to free the region from armed Fulani herders.

He said, “Many people think Tinubu destroyed the government, Tinubu didn’t destroy the government. My pain with Yorubas is that while Buhari was in power, I was shouting that we should come together and liberate ourselves from this suffering”

Igboho enjoined Yoruba to emulate the Igbos who are not complaining about the hardship in the country and have found a solution to the Fulani problem in their domain.

“Buhari had nothing to offer us. My pain is that some Yoruba elders are now complaining, saying they want to hold protest that they are hungry. Have you seen any Igbo complaining? They have sent all Fulanis out of their lands and they are farming, doing what they want with their lands. Why can’t Yorubas come together and also pursue them from our fatherland, so our parents can go back to their farmlands?” he added

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Cop injured as students protest EFCC, NDLEA raids in Kwara

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Cop injured as students protest EFCC, NDLEA raids in Kwara

The Kwara State Police Command on Friday said a cop, identified as Fayemi Kehinde, was injured while a mosque and some vehicles were damaged during a protest by angry students of the Kwara State University.

It said the protest followed a sting operation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and National Drug Law Enforcement Agency in Malete, the host community of the university on Wednesday night.

Fifty persons, comprising 48 students of KWASU, were among the suspects paraded at the Ilorin zonal office of the EFCC for alleged cybercrime on Thursday.

During the crisis, the police station at Malete, in the Moro Local Government Area of the state was reportedly attacked by some students.

However, the Commissioner of Police, Victor Olaiya, said a mosque and some vehicles were damaged by a gathering of students at Malete town

Olaiya, in a statement, on Friday said, “Reports indicate that the gatherings, which began at about 1600hrs, centered around grievances related to the recent raids on black-spots around the school’s premises by operatives of the NDLEA. Students living off campus expressed their dissent, and marched from various parts of the town to Okoru Junction close to Malete Police Division, carrying placards with various inscriptions such as, “Say No to NDLEA”.

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“Efforts were made to engage with the students, persuading them to return to their respective hostels and maintain peace. In the process, they encountered a white Toyota Hilux vehicle with registration number Lagos AGL 574 HZ, occupied by four armed policemen from Ila-Orangun led by Inspector Ibrahim Ali and three others on an official assignment to Malete.

“They were mistaken for operatives of the NDLEA. Consequently, the students chased them to Malete Divisional Police Headquarters, where the students began to throw stones into the police station.

“Regrettably, this led to some damages to the rooftop of the mosque and the windscreen of vehicles parked in the station. The policemen fired tear gas canisters to disperse the violent crowd to prevent further damage at the police station.

 “Additionally, one police officer, PC Fayemi Kehinde, sustained minor injuries as a result of the stones thrown at the police station. He was given first aid treatment at the hospital and discharged.”

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27 suspected Internet fraudsters nabbed as EFCC raids Bauchi hotels

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27 suspected Internet fraudsters nabbed as EFCC raids Bauchi hotels

Operatives of the Gombe Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested 27 suspected internet fraudsters in Yelwa, Bauchi State.

A terse statement shared on EFCC social media page (Facebook) on Friday, said the suspects were arrested on Thursday at D&D Apartment and Bubes Hotel, Yelwa, following credible information on their suspected involvement in internet- related offences.

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Items recovered from the suspects include a BMW car, iphones, Ipads, laptops and a desktop computer.

The anti-graft agency said the suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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