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Kwara police arrests ten suspected cultists in Ilorin

Kwara State Police, have arrested ten suspected cultists in connection with the renewed bloody clash between Eiye and Aiye in Ilorin. #connectleynews News in Ilorin

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Kwara State Police Command, have arrested ten suspected cultists in connection with the renewed bloody clash between Eiye and Aiye confratanities in Ilorin the state capital.

It was gathered that the rivalry between the two groups has so far led to the death of five persons in the last 72 hours.

A security source revealed that they have picked four corpses from various locations in Ilorin, the state capital between June 29,2021 and Friday 2,2021.

It was learnt that in the latest development, one Qudus Alaya of Idiagbon area, in Ilorin, was mauled at about 5.15pm by five assailants.

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Reacting to the development, spokesman of the state police command, Mr Okasanmi Ajayi, decried the incessant killings, tasking all relevant stakeholders to rise up and partner with the police to tackle the menace.

According to him, “I can confirm to you we have arrested no fewer than 10 suspects since the renewed clash three days ago.”

“The Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Lawal Bagega, has given orders to go all out and apprehend the perpetrators and bring them to justice.

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“We have been raiding black spots and several arrests have been made.

“The police cannot do it alone, we need the collaboration of all and sundry, especially on the aspect of information volunteering, the perpetrators are not ghosts, they surely live here.

“Therefore, the people they live with know them, we implore them to give them up by providing relevant information to the police”, he stated.

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Senator Peter Nwaoboshi jails for 7 years over money laundering charges

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A sitting senator, Peter Nwaoboshi, currently representing Delta North Senatorial District at the National Assembly, has been sentenced to 7 years imprisonment for money laundering by the Lagos division of the Court of Appeal.

The court which delivered the judgement on July 1, 2022, also ordered that his 2 companies, Golden Touch Construction Project Ltd and Suiming Electrical Ltd, be wound up in line with the provisions of Section 22 of the Money Laundering Prohibition Act 2021.

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The ruling by the Appellate Court followed the success of the appeal by challenging the judgment of Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court which on June 18, 2021, 2018 discharged and acquitted the defendants of a 2 count charge of fraud and money laundering.

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This disclosure is contained in a series of tweet posts by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) on its official Twitter account.

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See video as three men sentence to death by hanging for killing Fasoranti’s daughter in Ondo

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A High Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State on Friday, June 10, sentenced three men to death by hanging for the murder of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, the daughter of Afenifere leader, Chief Reuben Fasoranti.

On July 12, 2019, while returning to Lagos from a visit to her father in Akure, Mrs Olakunrin was shot and killed by the convicts along the Ore/Ijebu Ode expressway.

Justice Williams Olamide found Mohammed Shehu Usman, Osagie Lawal, and Adamu Adamu guilty of conspiracy to murder, kidnapping, and armed robbery.

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The court discharged and acquitted the fourth suspect, Auwalu Abubakar, 25, who was charged with assisting and abetting the act.

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Why Rihanna’s Boyfriend, A$ap Rocky Is Arrested?

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A$AP Rocky, an American rapper has been arrested in connection with a shooting that occurred in November.

The star was caught at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday while returning from a trip with his girlfriend, Rihanna.

LA Police are looking into the singer whose real name is, Rakim Mayers for his suspected participation in a non-fatal gunshot in Hollywood last year.

Connectley Naija News reports that he was released on $550,000 (£421,000) bail shortly after his arrest.

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According to the Los Angeles Police Department, the arrest was made in connection with an “argument between two acquaintances” that resulted in bullets being fired.

The victim later informed authorities that Mayers approached him on the street with a firearm while walking with two other people.

According to police reports acquired by NBC News, they claimed Mayers shot him three to four times and that one of the rounds grazed his left hand.

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The victim suffered a ” small injury, ” according to the LAPD, following which his assailants ” fled on foot. “

Alan Jackson, Mayers’ lawyer, confirmed that his client had been arrested but declined to speak further.

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