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A 300-level student of Ekiti State , Ado Ekiti, Bukola Odeyemi has allegedly stabbed and killed her lover, John Iju at their Treasure Base Hostel, Iworoko-Ekiti.

The suspect, a 20-year-old student in the Department of Biology , allegedly stabbed her boyfriend to death after the suspect had demanded a sum N2,500 from the deceased to plait  her hair, which the victim could not provide.

The incident occurred at about 10pm on Monday, causing panic in the hostel area.

An eyewitness, who craved anonymity, wondered a girl would kill her boyfriend over money to plait hair.

He said the refusal of the boyfriend to give her N2,500 to plait her hair culminated into a hot argument, which infuriated the lady and they started fighting .

“During the fight, the deceased had the upper hand and the lady seeing a sharp knife on the tray, immediately brought it out and stabbed the deceased in the chest.

“The deceased who could not survive the deep cut fell on the floor with blood oozing out of his chest. The people around there cried for help but that could not help. The man died on the spot.”

The deceased’s friends were said have rushed to the police station at Iworoko to incident the case.

The deceased’s cry for help was said to have attracted residents to the scene. They reported the incident to police station at Iworoko.

Ekiti police spokesman, DSP Caleb Ikechukwu who confirmed the incident, said the suspect has been arrested and now being detained at the criminal and Investigative Department of the police headquarters.

Ikechukwu explained that investigation has begun into  the matter and the suspect will be charged to court once investigation is concluded.

He said, “It is so unfortunate somebody stabbing her boyfriend just because of 2,500 for hairdo.

“Parents should be careful to always look out for their wards to know what they are doing in higher institution. Sometimes parents should pay surprise visits to their wards to know where they stay and monitor their activities.”

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Abass Sulaiman Adegoke, well known as Adegoke is a student of Federal Polytechnic Ede studying Civil Engineering, He is a media enthusiast, loves traveling, and has a special interest in personal development.

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Manager of demolished hotel among 27 new cases of Coronavirus – Rivers government

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The Rivers state government has announced that the manager of a hotel which was demolished by Governor Nyesom Wike for violating the lockdown order he issued, has tested positive for Coronavirus.

 

In an announcement made on Sunday May 24, the Rivers government said the Manager of Prodest Hotel, Bariledum Azoroh is among the 27 new cases of coronavirus recorded in the State.

 

The state’s commissioner for information, Paul Nsirim also recalled how some COVID-19 Taskforce members who went to enforce the Executive Order at same hotel, were allegedly ”brutalized and dehumanised leading to the death of one of them.”

 

The statement reads;

 

Rivers State has recorded 27 new positive coronavirus cases.

The Manager of Prodest Hotel, Eleme is among the new positive cases.

This latest development validates the State Government’s proactive approach towards the fight against COVID-19.

Recall that Prodest Hotel was demolished two weeks ago because the owners violated Executive Order 7 which banned the operation of hotels.

The COVID-19 Taskforce members from the Local Government who went to enforce the Executive Order were brutalized and dehumanised leading to the death of one of them.

 

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COVID-19: Curfew now 8p.m. to 5a.m. in Oyo — State task force

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The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force said it has relaxed the existing curfew imposed on the state to between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m.

Mr Taiwo Adisa, Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Seyi Makinde, said in a statement that the decision was reached at the COVID-19 task force meeting presided over by the governor on Sunday in Ibadan.

According to Adisa, the new directive on curfew between 8p.m. and 5a.m. replaces the initial order which pegged the curfew at between 7 p.m. and 5 a.m.

He said the state COVID-19 task force had advised farmers in the state to take advantage of the curfew relaxation to enhance their farming activities.

He said that from the task force showed that the state had so far recorded 233 COVID-19 positive cases, while 171 of them are active ones.

The media aide further said that some measures were approved for implementation by the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), which coordinated the operations of the thematic segments of the containment drives.

“One of such is the approval of a facility in Ibadan for use as observation and isolation centre for category of patients after thorough reviews.

“Agreement has been reached with the management of a facility in Ibadan to provide bed spaces for some positive cases whose status have been considered by the experts.

“The state government is also wrapping up further renovation and face-lifting activities at its isolation centres located at Agbami, Jericho, Ibadan, Igbo-Ora, Ogbomoso, Saki and Aawe, near Oyo town,” he said.

Adisa also said that the planned community testing, which could not be kickstarted at the weekend owing to the festivities and public holidays, would commence by the end of the week.

He added that training of health workers that would participate in community testing exercise would commence in 10 locations after the holidays.

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