The Ondo State police command has arrested a 27-year old man, Adeniyi Adeleke, for allegedly defiling a 10-year-old girl for money rituals in Idoani, Ose Local Government Area of the state.
The accused who lives in the same house with the victim was said to have lured her into his room and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her.
The minor who could not bear the pains reported the incident to her mother who rushed her to the hospital where it was confirmed that she was raped.
Spokesperson of the command, Funmilayo Odunlami, who confirmed the incident said the suspect was arrested after mother of the victim reported the incident at the police station.
Odunlami said the suspect confessed to the crime and that he wanted to use the girl for money rituals while a ring and red clothes were found in his room.
“On April 16, 2022, at about 14:40hrs, one Bosede Alo of Idoani reported at the Idoani Division, that sometime in the month of March 2022, at about 15: 00hrs, one Adeniyi Adeleke, 27 years called her ten-year-old daughter to his room and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her,” the PPRO stated.
“On receipt of the information, Detectives swung into action and arrested the suspect, upon interrogation he confessed to have committed the crime and that he wanted to use her for money ritual. Items recovered are a ring and pieces of red clothes. He will soon be charged to court.”
2023: ‘I’m focused on AfDB’, Adesina rejects calls to run for president
Factual Pursuit of Truth for Progress
THE President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, has rejected the calls from some Nigerians urging him to run for President in 2023.
Some groups had reportedly purchased and submitted the presidential nomination form of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on behalf of Adesina.
But in a statement issued on Tuesday, the AfDB boss said he is “focused on the mission of supporting the accelerated development and economic integration of Africa”.
”I have been extremely humbled by several calls from Nigerians at home and abroad that I should consider running for the office of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. I am very touched by all who have gone to great extent, with such huge sacrifices, of their own volition, to consider me worthy to be proposed for potential consideration,” he said.
”The coalition groups of youth, women, farmers, physically challenged and well-meaning Nigerians that have done this have expressed their genuine free will, political right, freedom of expression and association for my consideration, with the interest of Nigeria at heart. While I am deeply honored, humbled and grateful for all the incredible goodwill, kindness, and confidence, my current responsibilities at this time do not allow me to accept to be considered.
”I remain fully engaged and committed to the mission that Nigeria, Africa and all the non-African shareholders of the African Development Bank have given me for Africa’s development. I remain fully focused on the mission of supporting the accelerated development and economic integration of Africa. May God bless the Federal Republic of Nigeria.”
Many feared dead as explosion rocks Sabon Gari in Kano (video)
Several people are feared killed with others injured in a huge explosion in the Sabon Gari area of Kano State.
Details of the incident are still sketchy at the time of filing this report but it was gathered that the explosion occurred at about 9am, near a primary school along Court Road by Aba Road, with many children affected .
It was not clear whether it was a case of a bomb blast or as a result of a gas explosion.
Meanwhile the police anti bomb unit and several security units have moved to scene of the incident.
‘It would be massive if Liverpool Win Champions League’ – Jurgen Klopp
Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp has revealed his thoughts towards the possibility of the club winning the Champions League.
The Reds lifted their second trophy of the season last Saturday after beating Chelsea on penalties in the FA Cup final.
Klopp’s men play Real Madrid next week in the Champions League final and on Tuesday, May 17, they can close the gap between themselves and Manchester City to one point with just one game left in the English premier league.
Speaking ahead of Liverpool’s trip to Southampton on Tuesday, Klopp said:
“If we play a season like we play and we win the Carabao and fight for the title until the end, I think it’s a good season,” Klopp told TribalFootball
“The FA Cup is a massive competition. It felt great. It takes pressure off and that’s what makes it more enjoyable.
“It would be massive if we win in a few weeks’ time in the Champions League. But we play the most experienced Champions League team on this planet.
“We aren’t massive favourites. It’s an open game and every little advantage we can get is good. They have already won the league already. Between now and then, two massive games.”