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    Oluwo: Why I beat up another monarch at peace meeting

Oluwo: Why I beat up another monarch at peace meeting

Abdulrasheed Akanbi, oluwo of Iwo, has explained why he engaged in a brawl with another monarch during a peace meeting. There were reports that Akanbi attacked Dhikrulahi Akinropo, agbowu of Ogbagba, over a disagreement during a meeting convened by the assistant inspector-general of Police (AIG), Zone 11, to resolve a prolonged land dispute among the monarchs in the Osun west senatorial [...]

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    EXTRA: Senator involved in assault at sex toy shop receives ‘Beacon of Hope’ award

EXTRA: Senator involved in assault at sex toy shop receives ‘Beacon of Hope’ award

Elisha Abbo,  the senator who assaulted a nursing mother at a sex toy shop in Abuja, has been honoured with "Beacon of Hope" award. Abbo, who representing Adamawa north, received the award at the 4th edition of the Adamawa Celebrities and Achievers Awards (ACAA) which held in Yola, Adamawa state capital. Abbo -- Nigeria's youngest senator -- first came to limelight when he was captured [...]

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    ‘They should be jailed’ — video of FUTA students assaulting their colleague sparks outrage

‘They should be jailed’ — video of FUTA students assaulting their colleague sparks outrage

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    FUTA suspends students involved in assault of female schoolmate

FUTA suspends students involved in assault of female schoolmate

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    Corps member punished for ‘assaulting official’ at Bayelsa NYSC camp

Corps member punished for ‘assaulting official’ at Bayelsa NYSC camp

BY ADELEKE MATTHEW Two corps members at the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Kaiama camp, Bayelsa state, have been placed on disciplinary measures for physically assaulting an official. While addressing the issue on Tuesday, Blessing Ariolu, the camp director, listed the names of the corps members as Tiamiyu Samuel and Shoki Gbabia. She said the two corps members assaulted an NYSC official [...]

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    Buhari speaks on UNILAG scandal, asks victims of sex abuse to speak up

Buhari speaks on UNILAG scandal, asks victims of sex abuse to speak up

President Muhammadu Buhari says more steps should be taken to prevent sexual harassment. In a statement on Friday, Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, said Buhari is happy that the video documentary released by the BBC Africa Eye exposed some lecturers in the University of Lagos. After the documentary was released, the national assembly reintroduced the sexual harassment prohibition bill. Buhari said his administration will support [...]

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    ‘A disgrace to humanity’, ‘He wasted two years of my life’ —  #SexForGrades documentary provokes revelations on Twitter

‘A disgrace to humanity’, ‘He wasted two years of my life’ — #SexForGrades documentary provokes revelations on Twitter

Nigerians on Twitter have narrated their sexual assault experiences while undergoing studies in universities across the country. This is coming after BBC Africa Eye released a 13 minutes video documentary which exposed two west African lecturers involved in sexual harassment. In the video, Boniface Igbeneghu, a lecturer and former sub-dean of faculty of art at the University of Lagos (UNILAG), was caught [...]

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    Swedish court finds A$AP Rocky guilty of assault

Swedish court finds A$AP Rocky guilty of assault

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    Akwa Ibom gov asks lawmakers to probe assault on man who ‘insulted’ LG chairman

Akwa Ibom gov asks lawmakers to probe assault on man who ‘insulted’ LG chairman

Udom Emmanuel, governor of Akwa Ibom state, has asked the state assembly to probe the assault on a man who was attacked for allegedly insulting a local government chairman in the state. A video, which captured two men flogging a man whom they accused of insulting Imoh Williams, chairman of Abak local government area in the state, went viral on Wednesday. While [...]

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    Victims of Abbo’s assault ‘fail to honour invitation of senate panel’

Victims of Abbo’s assault ‘fail to honour invitation of senate panel’

The senate committee investigating the alleged misconduct of Elisha Abbo, senator representing Adamawa north, says that the victims of the assault did not honour its invitation. Sam Egwu, chairman of the panel, made this known during plenary, on Wednesday. The senate had setup a committee to investigate the assault by one of its members after the video of Abbo attacking a nursing [...]

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    Despite public apology, Senator Abbo pleads not guilty to assault

Despite public apology, Senator Abbo pleads not guilty to assault

Elisha Abbo, senator representing Adamawa north, has pleaded not guilty to a one-count charge of assault filed against him by the police. The lawmaker was arraigned at a magistrate's court in Zuba, federal capital territory (FCT), on Monday. Abdullahi Ilellah, a senior magistrate, granted the lawmaker a N5 million bail  and two sureties in like sum. Ilellah also ruled that the sureties must have [...]

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    Senator Abbo granted bail after spending night in custody

Senator Abbo granted bail after spending night in custody

The federal capital territory police command has granted bail to Elisha Abbo, senator representing Adamawa north. According to Premium Times, Bala Ciroma, the state police commissioner, said Abbo was allowed to go home around noon on Friday after meeting "a set of administrative conditions for his bail." The senator had honoured police invitation over the assault of a nursing mother at a [...]

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    ANALYSIS: Why Elisha Abbo faces jail despite tendering apology

ANALYSIS: Why Elisha Abbo faces jail despite tendering apology

Twenty-four hours after he made the headlines for a wrong reason, Elisha Abbo, senator representing Adamawa north, tendered apology to the attendant he attacked at a sex toy shop in Abuja. He also sought forgiveness from Nigerians, describing himself as an ambassador of Christ who fell short of expectations. A closed-circuit television (CCTV) footage had shown Abbo repeatedly hitting a woman [...]

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    Senator who assaulted nursing mother surrenders to police

Senator who assaulted nursing mother surrenders to police

Elisha Abbo, Adamawa north senator who assaulted a nursing mother, has surrendered himself the police in the federal capital teritorry (FCT). The senator has been under fire since a video where he was seen hitting an attendant at a shop in Abuja went viral. The video had sparked outrage, with many Nigerians calling for the prosecution of the lawmaker. Mohammed Adamu, inspector general [...]

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    Adamawa senator in fresh trouble as journalist accuses him of assault

Adamawa senator in fresh trouble as journalist accuses him of assault

Olumuyiwa Owolabi-Atobatele (pictured), a photojournalist, has accused Elisha Abbo, senator representing Adamawa north, of assault. Abbo has been under fire since a video where he was seen hitting an attendant at a shop in Abuja went viral. The senator later admitted that he erred and tendered an apology. But hours after apologising, Owolabi-Atobatele narrated his encounter with the lawmaker whom he said ordered [...]

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    Elisha Abbo is a ‘bad example’ to young people

Elisha Abbo is a ‘bad example’ to young people

The Lagos state chapter of the Buhari Youth Organisation (BYO) says Elisha Abbo, senator representing Adamawa north, has laid a bad precedence for young leaders in the country. In a statement on Wednesday, Abdulwaheed Odunuga, its state coordinator, and Adekunle Aderibigbe, secretary, the organisation expressed displeasure over the lawmaker’s action. Abbo has been under fire since a video where he was [...]

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