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How Two Secondary School Students Sold Their Colleagues To Ritualists In Ogun State

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Two secondary school students of Odo-Obara high school located along Obafemi Awolowo way Epe are now cooling off in police custody following conspiracy to sell their female colleague to suspected ritualists in Ijebu Ode, Ogun states.

The News Gazette Online gathered that the duo had boarded a vehicle from their school on Friday, after the close of school to Ijebu-Ode along with the unsuspecting female victim.

fter allegedly carrying out the illicit transaction, the duo boarded the same vehicle that took them to Epe, raising the suspicion of the driver.

He was said to have demanded the whereabout of the third person. The suspects in response told him they left her behind where she was enjoying herself.

After a shorter time, they both started sharing money, a development that further raised the apprehension of the driver.

Our correspondent gathered that he drove them to Oke-Oyinbo police station for further interrogation.

They confessed to have sold their colleague at the sum of N50,000.

Further investigation revealed that before the police team could locate the spot where the transaction took place, the victim had already been killed by suspected ritualists.

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Chadian troops free Nigerian soldiers in captivity, kill 100 terrorists

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In continuation of reprisal attacks following killing of 100 of its members in Magumeri, a local government in the northern part of Borno, Chadian troops have again dealt a major blow on Boko Haram insurgents.

West Africa Reporters on Sunday , quoting sources from the Lake Chad region disclosed that Nigerian soldiers in the sect’s captivity were freed as the Chadian soldiers were hitting the Boko Haram insurgents hard.

It said the insurgents were fleeing and that President Idriss Déby has been moving around in a chopper to monitor Boko Haram destruction.

Borno is the major hotbed of Boko Haram crisis in Nigeria.

According to West Africa Reporters on Sunday, Nigerian soldiers in the sect’s captivity were freed.

It quoted sources from the Lake Chad region as saying the Chadian soldiers are hitting the Boko Haram insurgents hard.

It said the insurgents were fleeing and that President Idriss Déby has been moving around in a chopper to monitor Boko Haram destruction.

Deby ordered the operation after the terror group killed over 90 soldiers in Boma nearly two weeks ago.

He called it the worst attack ever on the country’s military and vowed to ensure the crush of Boko Haram around the Lake Chad region.

There are over 20 villages in the area.

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COVID19: Lagos govt confirms 119th case as national total reaches 224

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COVID19: Nigeria Records Second Death AS Five Patients Are Discharged in Lagos

Six new cases confirmed by the Lagos State Government on Sunday has raised the number of Coronavirus infections in the state to 119.

The Commissioner of Health in the state, Akin Abayomi disclosed on his verified Twitter handle that that 24 patients have so far been discharged, following their recovery from the disease.

In a series of tweets, the commissioner wrote: “Update as at 11.20a.m, 5th April, 2020. Six cases of COVID-19 confirmed, bringing total confirmed cases to 119.

“A COVID-19 patient was discharged on 4th April, 2020. The numbers of COVID-19 patients who have fully recovered and discharged are now 24.”

Recall that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) had confirmed ten new cases of coronavirus on Sunday.

The new cases were recorded in Lagos, Abuja and Edo thereby bringing the total number to 224.

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