Mega trouble for Baba Ijesa as more Nigerians sign online petition against his release

About 1,200 Nigerians have signed a petition making rounds on social media to forestall the release of popular Yoruba actor, Olarewaju Omiyinka, after allegedly defiling a minor. For now, the target is for the signees to reach 1,500. The actor, popularly known as Baba Ijesha, was arrested last week, after he was reported by the teenager’s foster mother ― a comedienne, Princess ― that he molested the girl when she was seven years old. When the actor was apprehended last Tuesday, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Muyiwa…

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Wadume: How Soldiers aided my escape from Police

Suspected kidnapper, Hamisu Bala Wadume, has explained how soldiers helped him to escape from the operatives of Intelligence Response Team on August 6. Wadume escaped from the custody of IRT operatives when they came under attack from soldiers attached to Battalion 93, Takum, Taraba State, as they conveyed the kidnap suspect from the scene of his arrest. The Army later explained that the soldiers attacked the IRT operatives when they mistook them for criminals, following a distress call they had received. In the said attack, three policemen and a civilian…

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