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How Woman Kill Teenage House Help In Enugu

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An Enugu State Magistrate Court in South-East Nigeria, on Thursday, remanded one Mrs. Ujunwa Ugwuoke in the Enugu Maximum Correctional Centre for the alleged murder of nine-year-old Precious Korshima.

It was reported that Ugwuoke was arrested by police for allegedly beating little Precious Korshima who was her house help to death and subsequently dumped her corpse in bush where it was burnt.

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On Thursday, the police in Enugu State Command arraigned her before a Chief Magistrates’ Court Grade 1, presided over by U.I. Jideofor on two count charge bordering on murder.

The charge marked MEN/14C/2023, Commissioner of Police Vs Ugwuoke Ujunwa was read to the accused person in English and interpreted and explained to her in Igbo.

Count 1 stated thus: “That you Ugwuoke Ujunwa ‘f’ and others now at large on the 9th day of November 2022 at about 0900hours at No. 2, Fidelity Estate Okpara Avenue, Enugu in Enugu North Magisterial District did conspire among yourselves to commit felony to wit; Murder and thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 494 of the Criminal Code, Cap 30, Vol. 11 Revised Laws of Enugu State of Nigeria 2004”.

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Count 11 added, “That you Ugwuoke Ujunwa ‘f’ and others now at large on the same date, time and place in the aforementioned Magisterial District did unlawfully kill Precious James Korshima ‘f’ aged 9years by beating her all over her body with stick which caused her death and dump and set her corpse ablaze in a refuse dump site at Ugbo Nwagidi village, Enugwu-Uno Ituku, and thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 274(1) of the Criminal Code, Cap 30, Vol. 11 Revised Laws of Enugu State of Nigeria 2004”.

Inspector Bonaventure Nnadozie appeared for the prosecution while Olu Omotayo Esq. President of Civil Rights Realisation and Advancement Network(CRRAN) held watching brief for the family of the deceased.

Inspector Nnadozie thereafter tendered the 3 original case file in respect of the case and applied that the 12 witnesses listed in the case file be bound over to testify at the High Court give evidence.

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The Court admitted the 3 case files and Exhibits. The three case files comprised of case files from New Haven Police Station, Anti-kidnapping Base and that of Homicide Section of State CID, Enugu.

The accused didn’t take plea as the case as the Magistrate declared that the court lacked jurisdiction to try the murder case.

The court however, bound over the 12 witnesses in the sum of thousand Naira (N400,000) to give evidence at the High Court when called upon to do so.

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The accused was ordered to be remanded at the Correctional Center Enugu and the Police case files admitted as exhibits ordered to be transferred to the office of the Attorney General for Advice.

The case was subsequently adjourned to March 2, 2023.

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NBC Slams TVC, Arise TV N2m Fine For Broadcast Violation

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By Gloria Ikibah

The Nigeria Broadcasting Commission NBC, has sanctioned Television Continental (TVC) and Arise television stations for breaching sections of the Nigeria Broadcasting Code.

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According to a letter by the Director General of the Commission, Barabe Shehu Ilelah, the television houses are to pay a fine of N2m each.

The letter reads in part: “The penalty shall be paid within two weeks of the receipt of this letter or sanction shall be graduated.

“The broadcaster shall ensure that its presenters handle programme with professionalism and sound judgement, to ensure that it does not lose focus or lead to unfair treatment of any person or institution.

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“Broadcasting shall promote human dignity; therefore, hate speech is prohibited. The Broadcaster shall not transmit any programme, programme promotion, community service announcement or station identity, which is likely, in any circumstance, to provoke or perpetuate in a reasonable person, intense dislike, serious contempt or severe ridicule against a person or groups of people because of age, colour, gender, national or ethnic origin, disability race, religion or political leaning”.

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SAD! Customer Dies Inside Bank In Delta

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A customer slumped and died after standing in a queue for long hours at a commercial bank in Agbor, Delta State.

According to the Tribune on Friday, the yet-to-be-identified man died after waiting for hours on end to collect his Automated Teller Machine (ATM) card at the bank’s branch in Ika South Local Government Area, Delta State.

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Confirming his death, the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe, said, “He was not trying to withdraw cash as claimed; however, he came to the said bank to collect his ATM card.”

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Angry Customers Attack Wema Bank in Ibadan For Inability To Withdraw Money+VIDEO

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A group of angry protesters have attacked Wema Bank Plc at the Ibadan the Oyo State capital.

Naijablitznews.com reports that this is amid the Protest of scarcity of the new naira notes and fuel in Ibadan

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Naijablitznews.co recalled that residents of Ibadan had taken to the streets in protest against the hardship triggered by the naira notes swap and the hike in fuel price.

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) late last year introduced newly-designed N200, N500, and N1,000 notes and gave a January 31st deadline to phase out the old notes. The deadline was later extended by ten days following the outcry by Nigerians over the policy.

Despite the extension, the new notes are scarce and Nigerians are finding it difficult to get the old ones.

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Also, in several parts of the country, the pump price of fuel has increased with people buying the product for as high as N500 per litre. Long queues have also resurfaced in many places.

People are Fed Up with the situation forcing some residents to take to the streets, demanding that the authorities urgently address the situation.

The roads leading to the Iwo area of Ibadan were deserted as the protesters barricaded them. They were also burnfires on the road and reports suggest that a commercial bank was attacked in the process.

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