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39-year-old man to die by hanging for killing lover



A 39-year-old man, Musiliu Owolabi, has been sentenced to death by hanging for killing his lover, Afusat Idowu.

Owolabi, an automobile mechanic, was dragged before the Abeokuta High court for killing his deceased girlfriend in February 2018.

The lead prosecution counsel, James Mafe who is the Director of Legal Drafting, Planning Research and Statistics, told the court that the Owolabi had taken his girlfriend to a hotel situated at Camp area in Abeokuta for pleasure and while they were having their time together, she complained of stomach ache and later started foaming from her mouth.

”The convict took her to his vehicle, on his way he noticed she was dead, and secretly took the deceased to an uncompleted building, dug a shallow grave and buried her without disclosing to anybody.

The convict was arrested when the younger brother of the deceased went to the police station to complain that his sister who told him she was going for a naming ceremony at Bode Olude area never returned.

Upon police investigation, with the help of tracking the deceased phone, it was discovered that the convict was the last person that spoke with the deceased.

On his arrest, he made a confessional statement to the police and took them to where he buried his lover .

He was first arraigned before the court in November 2019 where he pled not guilty.

Delivering judgment in the case today November 18, the Chief Judge of Ogun State, Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu, held that the prosecution had proved its case beyond reasonable doubts that Owolabi was guilty of the offense charged and convicted him on grounds that the offense committed contravened the provisions of section 319 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Ogun 2006.

She held that the evidence presented by the prosecution was tenable and therefore, sentenced Owolabi to death by hanging.

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Mayorkun recounts how he dumped his banking job to become a Superstar



Popular Nigerian singer, Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel also known as Mayorkun, has revealed how he dumped his banking job for music.

Mayorkun dumped his banking job

The Davido Music Worldwide signee disclosed this while advising his fans to always follow their passion and dreams.

According to him, he never liked his banking job but became happy ever since he started doing music.

Mayorkun dumped his banking job

Speaking in a short video video which he posted via his official Twitter page on Wednesday, November 25, the self acclaimed Mayor of Lagos said;

“My name is Mayorkun the Mayor of Lagos and I’m here to tell you to do you. In case you don’t know my story, I used to be a banker but I never liked the job so I went on to doing me. I did music and ever since then I’ve been happy”

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Meanwhile, in another news, a Nigerian lady has taken to Instagram to plead with Nigerians to help her beg men to start marrying from Imo State as their ladies.

According to her, men use and flirt with them as girlfriends but go home and marry from their villages when they wish to settle down. Read full story and watch video HERE.


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Davido’s ‘The Best’ Song Hit 10 Million Streams In A Week



Davido’s ‘The Best’ song off the ‘A Better Time’ album has hit 10 million streams in just a week.

READ ALSO: Throwback Video Of Mayorkun Causes Stir On The Internet

The ‘FEM’ hit maker released his fourth studio album which houses 17 tracks with features from Nicki Minaj, Mayorkun, Chris Brown, Young Thug, Mugeez, Ckay, Lil Baby, Nas, Hit-Boy, Sho Madjozi, Bella Shmurda alongside Sauti Sol.

The song features his co-label colleague Mayorkun and its described as one of the ‘hit’ songs on the album.

Avante Concepts shared the news of its official Twitter page with the caption;

The Mayor of Lagos and the Baddest have cleared 10 million streams on #TheBest in the first week of release! It’s a hit on arrival.


READ MORE: “Growing Up Is A Trap”- M.anifest Says As He Throws Back To His Childhood Photo


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“I considered surgery to remove my tribal marks”



Nigerian actress and television host, Linda Osifo, has revealed that she was teased mercilessly as a child because of her tribal marks and this made her consider undergoing surgery to remove them.

Linda Osifo_ I considered surgery to remove my tribal marks

According to her, while she was in elementary school in Canada, her mates would tease her about her tribal marks, with some asking if she was attacked by a wild animal.

Linda Osifo said it made her feel ugly at the time but she has now come to realise how beautiful and unique it makes her.

See what she wrote below;

“It’s the Tribal Marks for me!
Back in elementary school in Canada, I remember being made fun of about my tribal marks and being asked if I got scratched by lions in Africa . The teasing got so bad that I tried surgically to remove my tribal marks…..(Ouch ).
I felt it made me so ugly and weird from everyone else around me because I didn’t understand why I had it in the first place! Now that I’m all grown and wise, I’ve come to realize how beautiful & unique it sure makes me look. True beauty does not come from physical attributes…true beauty comes from what is within.
Here’s to the tribal mark gang”


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