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Pastor baggage 7 years in jail over N1m fraud

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An Oyo State Excessive Court docket in Ibadan, has sentenced one Pastor Odenigbo Theophilus to seven years in jail for defrauding a retiree, Mr Ojo Gbadebo, of the sum of N1 million below false pretence.

Justice Muniru Owolabi discovered the defendant responsible in a two-hour judgment delivered on Friday in Ibadan.

Owolabi stated that the prosecutor had proved the cost of advance price fraud towards the convict past affordable doubt.

The decide stated the convict defrauded the retiree below the guise of serving to him to take a position his N1 million in engine oil enterprise that may yield an curiosity of N80,000 month-to-month.

Owolabi stated that the convict admitted utilizing the cash to offset a mortgage as a substitute of investing it within the oil enterprise as agreed.

The decide stated that the convict did not pay the retiree neither the curiosity nor the capital.

He stated that the convict betrayed the belief reposed on him by the retiree being a pastor of the Deeper Life Bible Church in Abolongo, Oyo city.

Owolabi, subsequently, sentenced the convict to seven years in jail with exhausting labour and with out an possibility of high quality.

Earlier, the convict’s counsel, Mr Ennis Olayinka, had pleaded with the court docket to be lenient in sentencing his consumer, saying he was a primary offender and the bread winner of his household.

The Counsel to the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC), Mr Oyelakin Oyeyemi, urged the court docket to impose the sentence as contained within the part by which he was charged.

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Lagos ports servicing 16 ships discharging petrol, meals, as 15 others anticipated — NPA

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The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), on Saturday, mentioned that 16 ships had berthed on the Lagos ports and have been discharging petroleum merchandise and foodstuff, in accordance with `Delivery Place’, an NPA publication.

A replica of the publication, made accessible to the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN), in Lagos, listed items being discharged to incorporate basic cargo, bulk wheat, frozen fish, butane gasoline, base oil, gasoline, bulk fertilizer, and sodium carbonate.

It mentioned that 4 different ships had arrived on the ports, ready to berth with bulk wheat, bulk sugar, and petrol, whereas an extra 15 ships hauling petroleum merchandise, meals gadgets, and different items, have been being anticipated between  Jan. 16 and Jan. 29.

The NPA mentioned the anticipated ships contained bulk sugar, frozen fish, bulk wheat, container, base oil, bulk malt, bulk gypsum and basic cargo.

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Napoli participant checks constructive for coronavirus

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Napoli midfielder Fabian Ruiz was in dwelling isolation after a constructive coronavirus take a look at on Saturday, the Serie A membership mentioned on Twitter.

The Spaniard is to overlook Sunday’s league recreation with visiting Fiorentina and the Tremendous Cup recreation set for Wednesday in opposition to Juventus.

The Neapolitans’ ahead Victor Osimhen has been sidelined with the an infection since early January.(dpa/NAN)

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Buhari describes Akande as robust pillar of democracy at 82

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President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with Chief Bisi Akande, the pioneer Chairman of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC), as he marks his 82nd birthday.

In a congratulatory message by his Senior Particular Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Saturday Buhari described Akande as “one of many largest and strongest pillars of democracy within the nation.

Buhari stated that Akande, a former Governor of Osun, was dedicated to service of the nation and welfare of all residents.

“The social gathering he helped to kind and lead because the pioneer chairman has benefited tremendously, and continues to learn from his astute management, knowledge and powerful democratic convictions,” Buhari added.

The president prayed for Akande’s good well being and longer life in order that the elder statesman would proceed to be helpful to his fatherland and humanity.(NAN)

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