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Two Building Collapse, 24 Elude Death In Anambra (Photos)

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24 people have reportedly escaped death when two separate buildings under construction collapsed in Anambra State, Chrysora Media reports.

A two-storey building collapsed in Amikwo village, Awka, the state capital in the early hours of Wedneday, July 7 while another two-storey building also collapsed in Oko, Aguata Local Government Area of the state on Tuesday, July 6.

Four persons were reportedly trapped inside the debris in the Oko building but were rescued with injuries, while about 20 persons reportedly escaped death in that of Amikwo.

The Amikwo building reportedly collapsed at about 2 am, falling on part of an occupied nearby two-storey building.

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Though no life was lost, building materials worth millions of naira were wasted in the unfortunate incident.

Newspremises gathered that the first floor of the two storey building sank into the ground, while the remaining portion fell and is leaning on a neighbouring two storey building with occupants.

While blaming the collapse to poor mixture and reinforcement, the occupants said that for fear of the unknown, many of them stayed outside till morning.

The Amikwo building has been sealed by officials of the Awka Capital Territory Development Authority (ACTDA).

Managing Director, ACTDA, Ven Amaechi Okwuosa, who confirmed the incidet revealed that the building had been under construction for the past ten years and was marked for demolition in 2018.

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Two Building Collapse, 24 Elude Death In Anambra

“Although the developer had commenced demolition of the building, the right equipment was not used, hence the collapse,” he said.

While appreciating God that there was no casualty, Venerable Okwuosa stressed that there are many such buildings which have being marked by their engineers.

Okwuosa pledged the agency’s commitment to ensuring the structural integrity of buildings done in the state capital territory.

Reacting to the Oko incident, Executive Chairman of Anambra Physical Planning Board, Chike Maduekwe, blamed the incident on a compromise on structural integrity.

He said the structure had since been sealed, while development partners had been invited for questioning.

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Housewife arrested for allegedly poisoning 3 stepsons to death

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The Police in Yobe has arrested a 22-year-old housewife, Khadija Yakubu, for allegedly poisoning her three stepsons to death.

One other child who suffered from the poisoning was left in critical condition

The Spokesman of the Command, ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, who confirmed the arrest on Friday in Damaturu.

Abdulkarim said that the incident occurred at about 9:00 am on Friday at Makarahuta in Potiskum Local Government Area of the state.

He said that preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect allegedly gave the children aged between seven and 12, a poisonous tea during breakfast.

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Housewife arrested for allegedly poisoning 3 stepsons to death

“The children were rushed to a hospital after taking tea prepared by the suspect in the early hours of Friday Sept.17, at about 0900hrs.

“ Three of the victims died while receiving treatment and one other remained unconscious,” he said.

The spokesman said the incident was reported to the Divisional Police Headquarters, Potiskum by the suspect’s husband, Alhaji Haruna, at about 1:00 pm.

He said investigation into the case was ongoing with a view to prosecute the suspect.

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Prophetess, woman sentenced to life imprisonment for killing lover with poison

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A Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has convicted and sentenced two women, Onyema Worlu, and Edina Lovelyn-Worleru, to life improvement for causing the death of a man, Israel Georgewill.

Lovelyn-Worleru, a prophetess in a church in Rumuche community, in the Emohua Local Government Area of the state, was said to have prepared a poisonous substance in the name of love portion for Worlu to put in the food of her boyfriend, Georgewill, in 2012.

The trial judge, Justice Adolphus Enebeli, in his judgment after over nine years of legal battle, found the two guilty of the crime and convicted them.

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Justice Enebeli convicted them for manslaughter, instead of the murder charge in an earlier suit on the incident.

Prophetess, woman sentenced to life imprisonment for killing lover with poison

The judge held that the prosecution proved its case and that the statements of the first defendant, Worlu, at the police station were voluntarily given.

In the statement, the convict admitted that she administered the love potion as prepared by the prophetess in order to get financial assistance from Georgewill, adding that never knew it would result in his death.

Enebeli, after considering the facts presented by the parties, convicted and sentenced the two women to life imprisonment without any fine option.

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The prosecutor, Chidi Ekah, said the judgment was not only justice for the deceased and his family, but also for the state and Nigeria at large.

He said, “I am happy that this matter has come to an end. It does not mean that I am happy that somebody’s life will be wasted in prison. We do not take delight in that, but the law must take its course. After all, somebody was killed and so the law says if you kill, this is the punishment for you.

“The court was even magnanimous enough to reduce it from murder to manslaughter. I am happy that justice has been served.”

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But counsel for the first defendant, Vincent Chukwu, said his team would appeal the judgment.

“The fight is not over; it will certainly get to the Supreme Court,” Chukwu stated.

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Police Nabs Killers Of Sen Na-Allah’s Son, Ring Leader Of Bethel, Greenfield abduction

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By Benjamin Auta

The Kaduna State Police Command has yesterday paraded the killers of Senator Bala Ibn Na-Allah’s son Captain Abdulkarim Ibn Na-Allah.

Speaking to Journalists on behalf of the State Commissioner of Police Mr Mudassir Abubakar, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Mr Mohammed Jalige said that of the three alleged killers of Captain Abdulkarim, two are already in custody and one of them is still on the run.

He gave the names of the two as Bashir Mohammed, who is a neighbor of Captain Abdulkarim and Nasir Salisu alias Uban Dana while the one on the run is identified as Usman Kano.

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He added that the trio conspired and broken into the house of Captain Abdulkarim and killed him while carting away his SUV vehicle and other valuables.

He added that the trio sold Captain abdulkarim’s SUV at Niger Republic at the tune of N1 million.

He also said that one Usman Mohammed, an indigene of Bukuyum in Zamfara State was also arrested for his involvement in the abduction of the students of Greenfield University, College of Agriculture Mechanization Afaka and the Bethel Baptist High school all in Kaduna.

Also four students of the Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic were arrested for belonging to a secret cults as well as one bandit was killed during a gun duel with the police.

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He further added that other suspects numbering about twenty five including the wife of a notorious suspect were also apprehended.

Items recovered from the suspects include 10 assorted arms and five motorcycles.

Police Nabs Killers Of Sen Na-Allah's Son, Ring Leader Of Bethel, Greenfield abduction

Police Nabs Killers Of Sen Na-Allah's Son, Ring Leader Of Bethel, Greenfield abduction

Police Nabs Killers Of Sen Na-Allah's Son, Ring Leader Of Bethel, Greenfield abduction

Police Nabs Killers Of Sen Na-Allah's Son, Ring Leader Of Bethel, Greenfield abduction

Police Nabs Killers Of Sen Na-Allah's Son, Ring Leader Of Bethel, Greenfield abduction

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