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6—Vanguard, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2018 By Onozure Dania NIGERIA-based Danish man, Peter Nielsen, accused of killing his wife Zainab Alizee, and daughter, Petra, is said to be “fully cooperating” with the investigators at the Lagos State Criminal Investigation and AN Igbosere High Court in Lagos will, today, hear a motion challenging a default judgment on a 53- year-old property situated in Computer Village, Ikeja, which was awarded to three people as original owners of the land. This followed a motion on notice filed by the applicant, Mrs Risikatu Gbose-Adebule, challenging the default judgment which she claimed was delivered in her absence and without participating in the proceedings leading to the judgment and possession of the property situated at 18, Obafemi Awolowo Way, Computer Village, Ikeja. Adegbule is seeking an order of injunction restraining the respondents – Kolawole Ajayi Moses, Chief Layiwola Moses and Olorunnimbe Moses – their agents, privies or servants from taking any further action on the property pending the determination of the applicant’s appeal. She wants the property preserved so that the respondents would not destroy it while the appeal is still pending before the Court of Appeal. Counsel to the applicant, Messers Kelvin Okoroafor, Agbaje Salami and Quazeem Tijani, had filed the motion on notice on behalf of Adebule family. The default judgment was given on December 12, 2017, giving possession to the respondents in respect of Plot 18, on which a building is standing, out of the other properties on plots 16, 20 and 22, the property of the late Assistant Police Commissioner, Mr. Baden Olufemi Adebule. Adebule averred that the four houses are on the same title deed and that the inherited properties are shared among his children. She also faulted the claims of the respondents that they own Plot 18. :Vanguard News :@vanguardnews :@vanguardnews NEWS HOTLINES: 08052867058, 08035483885 Zainab Alizee murder: Danish husband ‘fully cooperating’ with Police—Lawyer Computer Village: Hearing on default judgment for today Intelligence Department, SCIID. His legal representatives, Primera Africa Legal, PAL, that disclosed this yesterday, said he has not been charged with any crime yet. Nielson is a suspect in a homicide investigation that occurred on April 5 at Banana By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN—THE Edo State Police Command, yesterday, paraded a notorious kidnapper, Muritala Umaru, who confessed to have made over N100 million from kidnapping. Umaru, who also is a herdsman, was apprehended with an AK-47 rifle, breech number KO340119 and 10 rounds of 7.62mm ammunition. The suspect disclosed that he began kidnapping four years ago in Okenne, Kogi States, and had participated in several other kidnappings across Edo State. Muritala admitted to own some cattle and that his gang has 10 AK47 rifles with which they carry out kidnapping. Confession He confessed that one “big man we call Chief in one community is the one that always gave us identities of victims before we strike.” The suspected kidnapper said they realized N10 million from one of their victims, even as he pledged to cooperate with the Police. On what happened to some of their victims, he said it was his boss that is responsible for the killing of their victims, when they refuse to cooperate. His words: “I am married. I stay in Auchi, but I was born in Lokoja, Kogi State. I am into kidnapping. I have been into kidnapping for four years. I started in Lokoja. I have Island in Ikoyi, Lagos. The firm’s Senior Partner, Boma Alabi, called for a transparent investigation, and for access to him by lawyers, adding that the suspect has not been charged even as the cause of death was unknown. Alabi said: “It has become imperative to issue this press release due to the largely inaccurate and speculative public and media narrative against our client, Mr. Peter Nielsen, which this matter has generated. “He has not been charged with any crime yet. The cause of death is still unknown. “It is in the interest of justice that an opportunity is availed Mr. Nielsen to defend himself and that the investigation is transparent, factual and unbiased. “The Nigeria Police must allow Peter Nielsen access to his I’ve made over N100m from kidnapping, says herdsman in Edo By Dayo Johnson AKURE—TWO suspected fraudsters, Olaotan Olaniyi and Owoseni Taiye, have been arrested by operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, in Ondo State for allegedly duping unsuspecting HIV victims to the tune of N10 million for a cure. The suspects, whose leader, Awoseni Arisekola, was still at large, were paraded by NSCDC alongside seven others suspects for various criminal activities ranging from fraud to obtaining by false pretence, rape, theft, kidnapped over 50 persons. “We kidnap them when they are travelling. There is one man that used to give us target. I collected N3 million in our last work. It is my oga that kill people. He has killed many people. We operate in Auchi, Ekpoma, Okenne and other places. Police Commissioner Edo State Police Commissioner, Babatunde Kokumo, described him as a kidnapper, who disguised as one of the herdsmen. “The man has been in and out of prison. He h a s kidnapped Muritala Umaru paraded by Edo State Police Command, yesterday. In Ondo, 2 men defraud HIV victims of N10m for cure vandalism and burglary. Parading the suspects, the State Commandant, Pedro Awili Ideba, said the two fraudsters were based in Ondo town, adding that they have duped “many persons of various sums of money amounting to over N10 million. “The gang claims to cure HIV and they also use fetish means to obtain money from victims. Other suspects are Oluwagbohunmi Niyi, Oluwole Tosin, Benedict Boniface, Ibitoye Olu Martins, John Ezekiel, Alexander Michael and Bamidele Akinrinlola. According to the commandant, one of the in Edo and other states. The prison official he suspects, Oluwagbohunmi, who specializes in the criminal act of selling lands to different people, was arrested for defrauding about 50 people. Ideba said the victims reported in “our office on Monday 9th of April to testify on the fake lands sold to them at different times with the fake receipts issued to them. The suspect was arrested on Friday 4th April 2018 at St, Luke’s primary School road, Akure. Another suspect, Benedict Boniface, was also paraded for stealing transformer cables in front kidnapped identified him.” Kidnap victim identify another herdsman-kidnapper Meanwhile, a welder who was on Monday rescued from kidnappers den at Afuze in Owan East Local Government Area, Mr. Idirisu Mohammed, has identified an herdsman, Abubakar Ilyasu, as one of his abductors. Mr. Idirisu said Abubakar was sent by his abductors to buy food for them from town, while they remained in the bush. He added: “This one that was nabbed was sent to buy food. Before he came, the rescue team has arrived a n d t h e food was with him.” of the Government House at Alagbaka. Officers of the NSCDC on duty at the Government House reportedly arrested him on March, 28. He has been detained in order to ascertain the buyers of the stolen cables. Ideba said Alexander Michael was arrested for burglary, while John Ezekiel allegedly raped a 14-year-old girl. The State Commandant has however assured members of the public that his officers are “working tirelessly round the clock to ensure Ondo State is rid of crime and criminal activities.”

Vanguard, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2018—7 :Vanguard News :@vanguardnews :@vanguardnews lawyers. In the eyes of the law, Peter Nielsen is presumed innocent till proven guilty after an adversarial trial process. “We, therefore, plead that no one rushes to judgment and that we allow the law take its course.” The Police are investigating the death of a Nigerian woman and her four-year-old daughter. Residents uncover shrine in Ikorodu By Bose Adelaja AFTER months of calm in Ikorodu area of Lagos State, residents of Agura, Ikorodu North, yesterday, uncovered an uncompleted building suspected to be a ritualists’ shrine. The building, located on the outskirts of the community, was said to be owned by an elderly man (names withheld) who died few days ago after which his younger brother took possession of the said building, as the deceased’s immediate family reside outside the community. It was learned that the immediate family visited the place on Monday night towards preparation for the burial only to discover an existing shrine erected by their uncle. Items found at the shrine include blood soaked clothings, calabashes and clay pots filled with blood. The family reportedly raised the alarm that attracted the Community Development Association CDA, but they said their uncle claimed that his conduct was in their favour. However, the CDA trailed the report until the early hours of yesterday and alerted the Police that went into action and uncovered more items like human parts and charms but the suspect was said to have taken to his heels before the arrival of the Police. Upon investigations, two other suspects were said to have been arrested in connection with the Pandemonium in Benin as drivers protest death of 4 in accident By Simon Ebegbulem & Gabriel Enogholase BENIN—THERE was pandemonium yesterday morning at Siluko road Benin City when angry commercial drivers took to the streets protesting the death of four persons in a ghastly motor accident. It was learnt that the accident occurred Monday night when a commercial bus, Toyota Vanette, with number plates Delta AYB 549 XP, rammed into a white tipper lorry with the inscription: Chief Vincent Petroleum and with number plates: Edo BEN 677 ZN. It was also gathered that the driver, whose name was given as Victor, and three passengers reportedly died at the spot. Soldier killed, as herdsmen invade Benue community By Peter Duru M AKURDI—GOVERNOR Samuel Ortom of Benue State, yesterday, disclosed that the renewed herdsmen crisis in Guma Local Government Area of the state has led to the murder of a soldier crime. The scene attracted crowd and caused panic in the Community but a team from the Area Command was said to have assured residents of their safety. When Vanguard visited the scene, the exhibits found at the scene have been taken away by men of the Nigeria Police for investigations. When Vanguard contacted the Police PRO Chike Oti, he said he was yet to be briefed at the time of filing this report. “Somebody also called me concerning this, but I’m yet to be briefed.” By Chinedu Adonu ENUGU— A suspected robbery/ cult kingpin, Anike Sopuruchukwu, arrested by operatives of the Enugu Police Command, has disclosed that he bought the gun he used to rob inhabitants of Ibagwa Nike in Abakpa axis of Enugu East Local Government Area of the state for N20,000. The Senior Secondary School dropout, who claimed to be a member of the Aye Confraternity, said he bought the gun from one of their cohorts called Ikenna now in prison. He disclosed that he joined the cult in the year 2016 and thereafter had to drop out from school in SS1. An eye witness disclosed that the bus driver was coming from the Ring Road end of the Siluko Road before ramming into the faulty tipper lorry at about 8 pm. The eye witness noted that the tipper lorry developed some faults at the traffic light by Oliha market around 6 pm, but regretted that the commercial bus which was on speed rammed into the tipper lorry. “It was about 6 pm when the tipper stopped at the traffic light. When it was supposed to move, it developed a fault, and the driver came out, placed caution signs on the front and the back of the lorry. “But it was obvious that the commercial bus driver was on speed and rammed the lorry.” However, the angry drivers, who by suspected herdsmen in the local government. Governor Ortom made this known when he paid a condolence visit to the paramount ruler of Gwer West Local Government, Chief Daniel Abomtse, over the recent killings in the Agagbe area of his domain by suspected herdsmen. According to the governor, “the soldier was killed on Monday in Guma Local Government Area by herders who engaged security men in a gun battle as they tried to repel them from attacking villages in the area. “These killings would not be allowed to continue. The youths must rise up to support security agencies. “David in the Bible used stone to bring down Goliath; there are stones all over the place for the youths to defend themselves. These killings are enough and we will no longer take it.” I bought my gun for N20,000, says Enugu robbery kingpin He said since he joined cult and started robbery, he has not gained anything until he was finally caught by the security operatives and pleaded for forgiveness and a second chance to turn a new leaf and quit cultism and nefarious activities. On why he dropped out from school, the suspect disclosed that his parents did not want to train him due to his involvement in secondary school cultism. He advised youths to quit anti-social behaviour. Vanguard learned that he was nabbed by operatives of the Anti-Cultism Unit of Enugu State Police Command based on intelligence information. were protesting, destroyed the windscreen of the lorry and set the tipper ablaze. One of the drivers, Osamudiame Ehigiator, who spoke to journalists, blamed the government and the lorry drivers for the death of their colleague and his passengers. Another driver, Ikpomwosa Omosefe, said: “This tipper developed fault here since yesterday afternoon. “When it rains, we driver hardly see far. I believe the boy thought that the lorry was on motion that was what led to the accident.” The state's Police Commissioner, Mr. Johnson Kokumo, confirmed the accident, but said it was only the driver that lost his life. Usher! Serve Chidi Okereke now or... How do I know na? I'm just standing on long things