Day: March 7, 2019

Elections: Ayoola assures Igbo Traders of their Safety in Ajeromi-Ifelodun

Three days to the Governorship, House of Assembly elections and House of Reps rerun, the Executive Chairman of Ajeromi-Ifelodun LGA, Hon. Fatai Adekunle Ayoola, yesterday assured Igbo traders of their safety in Ajeromi-Ifelodun local government area. In a meeting held in his office, the amiable Chairman was quick to disabuse the minds of the traders from current threats to their security. “We are not going to fight, we are brothers and sisters here in Ajeromi-Ifelodun. I will not sit here as a Chairman and watch people vandalize your wares and properties,” he began. On the voting pattern that greeted...

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Ologbenla, deported for sex attack on girl, 14, caught re-offending

A Nigerian man who was meant to be kicked out of Britain after serving a prison sentence for sexually abusing a girl has re-offended. Moses Ologbenla, 36, was jailed for six years in 2014 after he and another man had sex with two schoolgirls, 14, after plying them with vodka and cannabis. They were found to have overstayed their visas and were told they would be deported after their sentences. However, Ologbenla was allowed to stay in the UK following his release and has gone on to re-offend. Magistrates on Teesside hear that he had created nearly 40 online...

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Russia: 1,863 Nigerians vanish, girls turned prostitutes

An estimated 1,863 Nigerians who came to Russia last year for the FIFA World Cup are still on the loose in the country, more than two months after their Fan IDs expired. Dozens of them, who were young women have been forced into prostitution by the traffickers who brought them into the country under the guise of being football fans. Blessing Obuson, a teenager from Edo state was one of them. According to a Reuters report, she thought Russia’s soccer World Cup would be an opportunity to find a job and flew into Moscow from Nigeria last June on...

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