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Busola Dakolo lists Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo as witness in rape case against Biodun Fatoyinbo

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Busola Dakolo has listed the senior pastor of Kingsway International Christian Centre (KICC) in London, Matthew Ashimolowo, as part of witnesses in her suit against the senior pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Biodun Fatoyinbo.  

The FCT High Court in a writ of summons dated September 6 ordered Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo to appear before it within 14 days of the service or judgement may be given in his absence.

“You are hereby commanded that within fourteen (14) days after the service of this writ on you, inclusive of the day of such service you do cause an appearance to be entered for you, in an action of Mrs Busola Dakolo.

And take notice that in default, the claimant may proceed, and judgement may be given in your absence,” the summon read. 

Busola, through her lawyer, Pelumi Olajengbesi, wants the court to compel Fatoyinbo to publish a clearly worded apology to Busola on the front page of at least two national newspapers and two national televisions for seven days running consecutively. She is also asking for N10 million as cost of legal action against Fatoyinbo.

Pastor Ashimolowo, however, on Sunday paid a surprise visit to Fatoyinbo at COZA headquarters in Abuja, becoming the first notable cleric to visit the church after the rape allegation caused a storm.  

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Graphic: Young man allegedly stabbed to death by a masquerade in Imo state

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A masquerade has allegedly killed a young man identified as Echezona, the son of one Theo Nwadi in Orsu-Ihiteukwa, Orsu Local Government Area of Imo State.

A Facebook user, who disclosed this on Wednesday, said the incident happened around the Udah/Ihiteukwa axis of Orsu.

“I have always said it and will continue to say it , I see no reason why masquerade should be roaming abt with weapons, guns, dagger, knife etc.This happened in orsu around the udah/ihiteukwa axis. Tradition will always be tradition BT it does not worth the life of anybody .. Our tradition need urgent measure cos its not the first time such an accident is happening. Houses have been burnt down BT the dead will never rise again. Evil guys hide under the name of tradition to carry out their evil deed.
Why dis now” he said.

Young man allegedly stabbed to death by a masquerade in Imo state

A member of the community, who commented under a post by one Zanoti Kelvin, identified the masquerade as the son of Mr Boni Onuzor.

Young man allegedly stabbed to death by a masquerade in Imo state
Young man allegedly stabbed to death by a masquerade in Imo state
Young man allegedly stabbed to death by a masquerade in Imo state
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Odu, Union Bank Chairman, Passes On

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The Board of Union Bank of Nigeria Plc has announced the passing of Mr. Cyril Odu, Chairman of the Bank’s Board.

The Bank, which gave this indication in a statement made available on Wednesday, said the seasoned banker died on Tuesday, September 17 after a brief illness. rubi

“Mr Odu was an outstanding leader who brought a wealth of experience and intellect to his role as Chairman,” the Bank said in the statement.

“The entire Union Bank family mourns his loss. Our deepest sympathies go to the Odu family, his friends and colleagues.”

It added that the deceased’s funeral arrangements will subsequently be announced by the family.

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EKSU Student Allegedly Kills Lover Over N2500

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A 20-year-old student of Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, Bukola Odeyemi, has allegedly stabbed her lover, John Iju, to death.

The 300-level student of the Department Of Biology Education allegedly stabbed Iju at Treasure Base Hostel, Iworoko-Ekiti, for refusing to give her N2,500 to make her hair.

According to a report by The Nation, residents rushed to the apartment following the cry for help by the deceased.

The incident was said to have occurred around 10:00pm.

An eyewitness, who asked not to be named, wondered why a girl would kill her boyfriend over money to make her hair.

He said, “Odeyemi had demanded N2,500 from her lover, also a student of EKSU, to make her hair but an argument ensued after the deceased refused to give her the money.

“During the altercation, Odeyemi stabbed Iju in the chest and his cry for help attracted us but he did not survive the injury.”

Spokesperson for the police in Ekiti, DSP Caleb Ikechukwu, who confirmed the incident, said the suspect will be charged to court after investigation is concluded.

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