Dr Thomas Adekoya-Cole was horribly murdered this morning in his hometown near Itele, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State shortly after he was abducted from his home.
The 60-year-old consultant orthopaedic surgeon, who until his death worked with Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, was said to have been killed by suspected sympathisers of a native doctor.
According to PM News, the native doctor was reported to have been killed by ‘area boys’ in Ijebu Ode, Saturday night during a ceremony. Sympathisers of the native doctor then arrived at the doctor’s home later that night and abducted him.
He was later found with machete wounds and rushed to Amazing Grace Hospital in Ijebu-Ode where he passed away despite attempt to save him.
Saudi authorities put to death a Nigerian on Sunday after convicting him of murdering a policeman, the latest in a surge of executions that has drawn concern from human rights groups. It was 95th execution of the year in the ultra-conservative Muslim kingdom, which imposes the death penalty for offences including murder, drug trafficking, armed robbery, rape and apostasy. Fahd Houssawi was put to death in the western city of Taif, the interior ministry said in a statement carried by the official SPA news agency.
He had been found guilty of strangling the policeman and beating his head against the ground until he died, the ministry said. Amnesty International has warned that at the current rate Saudi Arabia could see more than 100 executions in the first half of 2016 alone.
The London-based watchdog says that the kingdom carried out at least 158 death sentences last year, making it the third most prolific executioner after Iran and Pakistan. Its figures do not include secretive China. …
This video of Mr Chido, a trader in Abuja speaking on President Buhari's one year in office is trending on twitter. In the video, Mr Chido complained about the increase in price of most things in the market like rice and their store levy. According to him, the only thing that has not increased is the gate fee to the public toilet in the market which is still N30.
Mr Chido went further to say that the prices of commodities like Egusi and Ugwu leaves have increased. Chido said people no longer come to buy things in the market. He said the recovery of stolen money is not in anyway affecting the common man because the money is not their own. He said the present government should forge ahead.
See What a 9-yr-old girl wrote about Her father, She describes him as “a betrayer, idiot, liar and wicked”
Human right activist, Joe Odumakin shared this note purportedly written by a 9-year-old girl during a counselling session in which she used unpalatable words to describe her father. She wrote "I hate my dad. He is a horrible, a bad father, betrayer, liar, idiot, stupid, wicked, mad, extremely stupid and wicked. I hate him". Wow!
Ashley Coco Adeleke, the elder sister of star singer Davido wedded her husband Caleb Adaji today in Dubai.
Check out stunning photos from the very lavish wedding. The wedding cake, multi-million flower wall are a beauty to behold. Coco wore a stunning ballgown wedding dress with makeup by Banke Meshida-Lawal. Davido and his family were dressed to impress.