Police declare ex-deputy governor of Lagos state wanted for fraud

According to Punch, the Special Fraud Unit of the Nigeria Police has declared a former Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Alhaja Sinatu Ojikutu, wanted for allegedly defrauding a land buyer of N130m.

The SFU alleged in a statement on Wednesday that the suspect and her son, Samson, obtained money from the victim by false representation.
The Commissioner of Police for the command, Tunde Ogunsakin, said, “The victim alleged that in September 2011, the suspects conspired and sold a parcel of land at Plot 24 Block 4 situated at Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos for N130m which he paid into the first suspect’s account with the Union Bank of Nigeria Plc.
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school proprietor caught having sex with 11 year old pupil

Culled from Punch
Residents of Agric Olope area of Ado Ekiti have apprehended the proprietor of a private Nursery and Primary School, who was found in a bush allegedly having sex with a pupil of his school. The incident happened on Monday after school hours.
Our correspondent gathered on Wednesday that the proprietor, identified as Mr. Tunde Ibitoye, picked the girl and another pupil of the same school and was taking them home in his car when he stopped at a deserted place and went into the bush pretending to be defecating.
An eyewitness, who said he caught the suspect in the act, said some minutes after the man went inside the bush, he called the victim to bring him tissue to clean up.

The eyewitness, who identified himself as Kayode Ayeni, said he became curious when he saw the girl going inside the bush knowing full well that a man had first gone into the bush some minutes earlier.
He said he traced the girl’s movement and found the man half naked and the girl also undressed and was in a compromising position.
Ayeni claimed that the proprietor was having carnal knowledge of the girl when he found the two of them inside the bush.
The argument between the eyewitness and the proprietor was said to have attracted a crowd of passersby and residents to the scene.
The suspect was said to have been beaten up and escaped being lynched due to the arrival of some policemen at the scene.
The policemen, who stormed the scene,dispersed the crowd and took the suspect away.
When contacted, the state command’s Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Victor Babayemi, said Ibitoye had been arrested for “defiling an 11-year-old pupil,” adding that the suspect was currently being interrogated by the police
The PPRO said the girl told police investigators that the proprietor had sex with her.
He added that the girl confessed that the last act was the fourth time the proprietor would be having sex with her.
He also said the girl’s father told the police that there was a time he noticed blood stain on his daughter’s clothes but the man thought it was early menstruation.
The proprietor, however, insisted that he did not have sex with the girl but was just assisting her home after the school hours.
But Babayemi said the girl had been taken to a hospital for medical examination, saying the result would be made public when it was out.
Babayemi said, “There is a man in our custody who was said to be caught while having sex with an 11-year-old pupil. The girl has been taken to hospital for examination and we are expecting the result.
“We are investigating to see if we can find other girls who the man might have defiled. If we find any, it would further corroborate the allegation. But we advise parents to alway ensure that their children are put in custody of responsible people.”

I Cut My Daughter With Razor Blade Because I Want Her To Show It To Her Grand Children That Disobedience Does Not Pay- Mother

Angry residents of Ono-Odan Street, Ijanikin, Lagos, nearly lynched a mother, Kudirat Abiola, for cutting her nine-year-old daughter, Precious, with razor blade.

Kudirat made deep cuts on Precious’s back, left leg and right arm with the blade to “teach her a lesson.”

Punch Metro leant that Kudirat decided to punish her daughter after she wasted N100 given to her by her father on junk food. Precious’ father, Dayo, is a customs officer.

It was learnt that Precious, a primary six student of Marvellous Nursery and Primary School, Sele, Ijanikin, had on Monday shown her wounds to a friend, Mosaki Rachel. Click to continue reading.

Rachel said, “Precious told me that her father gave her N100 on Sunday and she spent it. But she did not know that her mother had cooked rice at home. When Precious’s mother found out, she beat her first, then used blade to cut her body. When I saw the wounds, I took her to my uncle, Fasai, who has hydrogen peroxide, for treatment.”

Precious, however,  told our correspondent that her mummy was just training her.

She said, “I like my mummy, and she likes me too. She is just training me. My father saw the wounds on Monday and got angry. I told him not to fight with my mummy. My father said he would take me to hospital for treatment. But since then I have not seen him.”

Kudirat’s friend, Ramat Sunmonu, a teacher, said Kudirat believed in corporal punishment.

She said, “She often beats her children including the younger one, Daniel, who is four years old. We were closer before, but because of her aggression towards her children, I don’t often visit her anymore.

“I was informed of the incident while coming back from church yesterday (Monday) evening. I ran to her house and when I saw the wounds, I was perplexed.

“I was told that she had run away from home since Monday morning because she was scared that her mother would do more harm. Precious came home at 9pm.”

Segun Abogun, who resides in a room next to the Abiolas, said, “We have learnt to stay out of her (Kudirat) way.”

Kudirat, who spoke with our correspondent on the telephone, however, said she inflicted the injury on her daughter because she was fond of coming home late.

She said, “I cut her because she often comes home late at about 11 pm. She doesn’t stay at home and she is naughty.

“I did not punish her because of N100, but because of her bad behaviour. I want her to show the mark to her grand children to tell them that disobedience does not pay.”

Source: Punch