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Abductors kidnap eight residents preparing for burial, demand N50m in Ekiti.

Some kidnappers struck again in the Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State on Tuesday night kidnapping no fewer than eight residents at Itapaji Ekiti. The abductors were said to have contacted the family of the victims on Wednesday morning, according to sources, and demanded N50 million ransom. On Wednesday information gathered has it that the gunmen, at about 9.30pm, invaded a house where the houseowner was preparing for the […]

todayOctober 28, 2021 3

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Herdsman In Ekiti Sentenced To Life imprisonment For Grazing , Shooting Owner

An High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday sentenced a 32-year-old herder, Muhammadu Abubakar, to life imprisonment for attempted murder and possession of gun. Abubakar was tried and found guilty on two counts of attempted murder and unlawful possession of firearms. The charge read in part, “On April 9, 2019, at Aba Cotonou, Omu Ekiti, in the Oye Local Government Area of Ekiti State, the defendant did attempt to […]

todayOctober 27, 2021 3

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