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Timothy Adegoke: We will resist attempt to cover up our colleague’s death – OAU MBA students tell police

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Students of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife in Osun State have vowed to resist any attempt by the Osun State Police Command to cover up murder case of Mr. Timothy Adegoke.

DAILY POST recalls that Adegoke, who was until his death, a student of executive Masters of Business Administration (MBA) at OAU was allegedly killed at Hilton Hotel in Ile-Ife.

Our correspondent gathered that about six people including the owner of the hotel, Dr. Rahman Adedoyin, have been arrested by the police.

Class Governor of Executive MBA in the institution, Mr.
Abdulmojeed Akolade, who spoke with DAILY POST on Tuesday, said that it has been realized that some grey areas were yet to be made clear and some important questions were yet to be answered by the police.

Akolade, who spoke on behalf of other students of Executive MBA, explained that any attempt by the police to cover up and hide information from the public shall meet the wrath of the students across board.

“We want to make it clear that any attempt by the police to cover up and hide information from the public shall meet the wrath of Nigerian Students across board. We will mobilize ourselves and demand for what Timothy deserve.

“To set the record straight, Adegoke Timothy was one of our best colleagues with excellent conceptual and analytical mind.

“He was a cool, calm, gentle and generous man who made helping his colleagues a habit and hobby. As a result of this, Timothy succeeded in touching a lot of lives by his inspiring nature.

“On this basis, we, students of executive MBA at Obafemi Awolowo University hereby demand justice for the death of our brother, colleague and friend who was gruesomely murdered at Hilton Hotel and resort, Ile-Ife by the management of the hotel.

“From our observations, we also realized that some grey areas are yet to be made clear by the Nigeria police and some important questions are yet to be answered by the police.

“We are also aware that the family and friends of Timothy have been severally threatened with assassination attempts amidst other form of intimidations, we want to equally inform the evil planners that we are powerfully watching.

“While we follow up the case, we wish to commiserate with the family and friends of Timothy Adegoke, May almighty God fill up the lacuna he left,” he said.

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Kaduna cleric urges security operatives to take Zamfara bandits’ threatening letter seriously

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The General Overseer of Truth and Life Gospel Church, Trikania Kaduna, Dr. Sunday Omolafe Jeremiah, on Thursday, in Kaduna urged the police and other law enforcement agents to take urgent steps in protecting all churches and worship places in Zamfara and its environs

Omolafe, who is also a senior lecturer with Theological Bible College Kagoro Kaduna, made the passionate plea following the threatening letters from bandits to Christians in Zamfara to close all churches and Christian worship places

DAILY POST recalls that the Zamfara Police Command penultimate week, confirmed the threatening letter from bandits warning Christians to close down churches in Zamfara State.

CAN’s General Secretary, Barr Joseph Bade Daramola had warned against the threat, even as he warned politicians not to create enemity between Christians and Muslims.

He asked the security agencies in the country to leave no stone unturned in their protection of all churches in Zamfara State.

Reacting, Omolafe who was not comfortable with the threatening letter, said since everything is known to security agents, Christians in the State would not have much to fear.

He said Christians must be allowed to continue to enjoy their freedom to worship without hindrance or attack from the bandits.

He also warned some politicians who hide under the guise of bandits to bring division, hatred among Christians and Muslims in the country.

He assured Christians in Zamfara that the police would not allow bandits to do their bindings, adding that “the good part of it is that, the threatening letter came through the police, whose duty is to protect lives and property.”

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Court remands 2 over murder of 9-year-old boy in Rivers

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A Magistrate Court sitting in Port Harcourt has remanded two suspects, Kenneth Sylvanus and Chijioke Ogbonna, who are linked to the beheading of a 9-year-old boy in Isiokpo community in Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State.

The court also directed the prosecutor to liaise with relevant authorities and produce the third suspect Chibuzor Amadi on the next adjourned date.

Sylvanus and Ogbonna, are standing trial on a three-count charge bordering on the murder of one Destiny Peter, a 9-year-old in Isiokpo community.

The first accused person, Kenneth Sylvanus, has already pleaded guilty to the charge even when it has not been read.

The prosecutor informed the court that the statement of the first accused mentioned one Chibuzor Amadi as a collaborator in the case and wondered why he was granted administrative bail by the police.

In his ruling, the chief Magistrate I. F Iyabo remanded the two suspects and directed the prosecutor to liaise with the Attorney General’s office to produce the third suspect Chibuzor Amadi on the next adjourned date- Monday, December 6, 2021.

DAILY POST had reported how the trio of Kenneth Sylvanus, Chijioke Ogbonna and Chibuzor Amadi was paraded by the Rivers state police command for beheading a 9 year old boy in Isiokpo community in Ikwerre Local Government Area of the state.

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EFCC arrests 18 suspected illegal oil bunkerers in Port Harcourt

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has apprehended 18 suspected illegal oil bunkerers.

They were nabbed at a location within the new Government Reservation Area in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, announced the arrest in a statement on Wednesday.

The suspects are Thompson George, Asu Tommy, John Joseph, Imoh Anthonia, Adegbejire Michael, Mayei Godpower, Demian Israel Kelechi, Banyo Fred and Atuaka Chisom.

Others are Elliot Diamond, Simeon Blessing, Umukoro Victor, Horsefall Reuben, Munku Jonah Munga, Nweke John, Amos Daniel, Chikwe Chinedu and Gloria Horsfall.

They were caught with a truck with reg. no. Lagos AAA 995 XH, Toyota Avalon car with reg. no. Rivers SKP 327 AW, and Nissan Murano Jeep with reg. no. Rivers PHC 434 AE.

The truck was loaded with products suspected to be illegally refined Automotive Gas Oil (AGO) packed in 9 Geepee tanks of 3,000 litres and three big drums filled with the same product.

The Avalon car conveyed products suspected to be illegally refined AGO in cellophane bags.

Uwujaren added that the suspects would be arraigned as soon as investigation is concluded.

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