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Woman forced to have $ex with stranger to save life of man she was on first date with

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A woman was forced to have $ex with a stranger to save the life of a man she was on a first date with.

The victim was making plans to meet her new man again as they walked home together when they were set upon by brutal Sean Robinson.

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He subjected the man to a severe beating which left him unconscious and bleeding.

As her new friend lay lifeless on the ground Robinson – then just 17 – snarled to the woman: “If you come and have sex with me I will not kill him.”

Jane Waugh, prosecuting, told Newcastle Crown Court in a desperate bid to save her date’s life the woman, who was in her 20s, endured a sickening rape ordeal.

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“She had witnessed the horrific violence and knew what he was capable of,” Miss Waugh said.

“She decided, in order to save his life and protect herself from the defendant’s unpredictable violence, she would have to agree to have sex with him so he would leave him alone.”

Robinson made the victim lie on an old coat he found in bushes and raped her, saying: “If you stop I will go and kill him you know.”

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When she cried he said: “Shut up and stop being a baby.”

Both victims suffered psychological and physical injuries.

The woman said the time since the attack had been the worst of her life and added she felt stuck reliving the traumatic experience over and over again becoming a prisoner in her own head.

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Her date said: “The last memory I have of this is waking up dazed and seeing a male standing over me and a look of terror on her face.

“At the time I didn’t know what had happened but have since found out she was raped.

“The feeling of guilt has persisted. I forever wish I could have helped her.”

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Jailing him for five years with an extended three years on licence Judge Stephen Earl said dangerous Robinson, who admitted rape and assault, had committed an abominable’ attack with catastrophic consequences.

The judge said it was not consensual sex and the victim had only gone along with it in order to protect herself and reasonably to protect the life of her new friend.

He imposed a life-long restraining order barring the attacker from approaching the couple.

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JUST IN: IMF ask CBN to extend Feb 10 deadline for old naira notes

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By Francesca Iwambe

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has advised the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to extend the February 10 deadline for the use of old naira notes if the difficulties in getting new notes persist.

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According to the IMF, the call become necessary as the development had led to the disruptions to trade and payments due to the shortage of new noted in the bank.

The call was contained in a statement made available to journalists on Wednesday.

“In light of hardships caused by disruptions to trade and payments due to the shortage of new bank notes available to the public, in spite of measures introduced by the CBN to mitigate the challenges in the banknote swap process, the IMF encourages the CBN to consider extending the deadline, should problems persist in the next few days leading up to the February 10, 2023 deadline,” the statement reads.

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BREAKING: Supreme Court suspends February 10 deadline for naira swap

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By Francesca Iwambe, Abuja

The Supreme Court of Nigeria has restrained the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Federal Government from ending the legal tender statuses of old N200, N500 and N1000 banknotes on February 10, 2023.

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The apex court made the order following the suit filed by three State governments challenging the Naira swap policy.

Recall that governments of Kaduna, Zamfara and Kogi States had approached the Supreme Court seeking an order to stop the policy.

Naijablitznews.com will bring you more details shortly

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CBN captures more Communities as currency swap is continuous in Taraba

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Emmanuel Awari-Jalingo

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Friday extend her currency swap exercise to more Communities of Yorro, Ardo-Kola and Ibi local government areas of Taraba state.

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The Director Financial System Strategy, Central Bank of Nigeria, Ibrahim Hassan who disclosed this to our correspondent in Jalingo said, the development was in continuation of the CBN initiative targeted at ensuring that all rural dwellers in Taraba have their old naira notes swapped to new ones or deposited in banks before the extended CBN deadline for currency swap.

Hassan noted that the currency Swap Initiative was to help save communities who do not have access to bank, swap their old naira notes to the new notes.

“Just as we have been doing to ensure that people in the rural Communities of Taraba who do not have access to Bank have their old naira notes swap to new ones. CBN delegation have been drafted to more Communities of Yorro, Ardo-Kola and Ibi local to ensure success of the initiative.

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“CBN delegation for Yorro is led by Mr Jackson Imandi, the Deputy Director, the one Ardo-Kola is led by Mr. Kazeem Olatinmu while the one in Ibi local government is been led by the CBN Head of Banking Services in Taraba State, Hayatu Yahaya Shehu to ensure the villagers gain advantage of the Ten days extension for the currency swap” Hassan explained.

When contacted, the chief of Mumuye in Yorro local government, Ado Adamu Manang, that of Ibi, Abubakar Salihu Danbaw and some beneficiary of the exercise in Ardo-Kola local government, Mohammed Musa, Hafsatu Babangida and Isa Mahmud, commended the central Bank of Nigeria for the exercise as it was the best for villagers and promised to help create massive awareness for people to swap their old naira notes to the new ones.

According to them, businesses were already collapsing as people were no longer accepting the old naira notes even before the extended window.

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