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Nigeria Bar Association Calls for the Removal of One DPO in Benin City

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NBA BENIN BRANCH-THE LION BAR CALLS FOR THE URGENT REMOVAL OF THE DPO ETETE POLICE DIVISIONAL HEADQUARTERS, BENIN CITY-MRS ADESUWA OMORUYI, AS THE ETETE POLICE DIVISION IS CAUGHT IN THE ACT OF EXTORTION AND HARASSMENT OF CITIZENS IN BENIN CITY.

In a Statement issued in Benin City, by the Nigerian Bar Association, Benin Branch, the Lion Bar, the Benin Bar on the above indicated issue, stated thus:

“The Nigerian Bar Association Benin Branch-the Lion Bar calls for the urgent removal of the DPO -Adesuwa Omoruyi and some Officers of the Etete Police Division, Benin City for extortion and harassment of Citizens passing through Etete Road, GRA, While causing a huge gridlock on the road, which some times leads to avoidable Accidents.

There have been several complaints against the Etete Police Division, Benin City, over the manner the DPO, Adesuwa Omoruyi and other policemen are extorting and harassing citizens at the Etete Axis of the GRA, Benin City, Edo State. The DPO Etete Police Station, Adesuwa Omoruyi who has turned the station into a Cash Cow and an ATM machine has continued in her nefarious activities with impunity.

On the 13th of May 2021, in attempt to extort money from the Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, Benin Branch, the Lion Bar-Mrs Paul Agbale who incidentally is the Chairman of the NBA Benin Human Rights Committee, one ASP Ebenezer Oru maliciously damaged the side mirror of her car, with out any provocation. The Benin Bar is worried that the already battered image of the Nigerian Police is further brought to the fore by the activities of the Etete Police Division, as the station has continually engaged in Illegal traffic causing road blocks, while collecting money from vulnerable citizens who ply the Etete Road ,in GRA, Benin City. We hereby call on the Commissioner of Police, Edo State, who has been a willing partner with the Bar in the fight against corruption and indiscipline in the Police in Edo State and all concerned authorities to remove the DPO Etete Police Station, Adesuwa Omoruyi, the DCO, who is very uncouth and unprofessional, Oru Ebenezer and Osas Imariagbe, who knowing that we are Lawyers and Members of the NBA Benin Exco brandished his gun at the NBA Chairman, the immediate past chairman and the full compliment of NBA Benin EXCO.

The unprofessional conduct of the these aforementioned officers and rank and file are condemnable in view of the fact that they did all these to the full compliment of the NBA Benin Exco, only God knows what they do to ordinary and vulnerable citizens, if they could show such naked impunity to the full complimentof the NBA Benin Branch Exco.

The NBA Benin Bar is also inundated with complaints of extortion of huge amounts of money from citizens at night around the Etete Police Station ,after the curfew period, for which the DPO and her men use the Curfew as a commercial venture, where they cash out from vulnerable, helpless and hapless citizens, when caught some times by unavoidable by the Curfew.

We call for a total overhaul of the Etete Police Division, especially a redeployment of the DPO, the DCOs Ebenezer Oru and Osas Imariagbe -the gun wielding trigger Happy Police Officer. The DPO has shown by her reprehensible conduct, when called by authorities to intervene, but she excerbated the situation by her aloof and impudent mien, that she is the one who gives an official imprimatur to the impunity of her Officers and men. The Apple does not far from the Tree .

Even when NBA Benin Bar Officials led by the Chairman of NBA Benin Branch -the Lion Bar, Pius Idemudia Oiwoh Esq, introduced ourselves as Members of lthe NBA Benin Exco, Oru Ebenezer dared the Bar Exco to call whoever we want to call and that nothing will happen, as their DPO is very powerful and connected. We however believe that justice will be done in this Matter as this Matter is a Metaphor for all the extortions and harassment perpetuated by the DPO Adeduwa Omoruyi and her men, which has reached Edo Citizens plying the Etete Road in their Neck .

The Benin Bar condemns the reprehensible conduct of the DPO of Etete Police Division and her men and we call on the total over haul of the Division for the benefit of Society as the Etete Police Division is now a problem to the inhabitants of the neighborhood.

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How my Son Tried to Remove my Eyes for Money Ritual – Delta Woman Narrates

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Emma Eregarnoma invited his mother, Mrs Oke Eregarnoma, to his house on Caroline Street, Okuokoko after he persuaded her that he had a surprise package for her.

On getting there, she said she saw Emma in an unusual joyous mood, after he welcomed her in. He then increased the volume of his musical gadgets. Oke alleged that her son suddenly locked the door and made moves to strangle and pluck off her eyes, just as she screamed for help, adding that no one heard her due to the loud music.

She said after fighting with his son for some minutes she regained her strength and ran outside for help, while neighbours came to her rescue.

Mrs Oke Eregarnoma, while narrating her ordeal to journalists on a hospital bed where she was recuperating, recalled that before the attack, her son boasted that “he must drive GLK this week.

The suspect was consequently apprehended and taken to the police station. Emma was detained at the Orerokpe divisional police headquarters in Okpe Local Government Area, Delta State over the incident, which occurred on Tuesday in Okuokoko community near Warri.

The acting Police Public Relations Officer, Delta State, DSP Bright Edafe, confirmed the incident, adding that the suspect was in custody.

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Ex-NIS Officer Arraigned over Certificate Forgery

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Ex-NIS Officer

A retired Chief Superintendent of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Imam Aminu, has been arraigned by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), over alleged forgery of academic certificates.

The Commission, in a 4-count charge brought before Honourable Justice A.O. Abong of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court 18, sitting in Gwagwalada, Abuja averred that the accused person had forged a National Diploma Certificate in Public Administration from the Kaduna State Polytechnic and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management from the University of Calabar.

ICPC counsel, Mashkur Salisu Esq, informed the court of how the defendant had used the aforementioned forged certificates to enlist into NIS as well as advanced his career to the rank of a Chief Superintendent.

ICPC in a Charge No: CR/821/2021 told the court that the former Immigration Officer’s action was contrary to Section 364 of the Penal Code, and if he is found guilty, he shall be liable to a prison term of not less than 14 years.

When the charge was read to the accused, he pleaded not guilty to the four counts. The prosecution counsel thereafter asked for a date for hearing and for the accused to be remanded in Kuje prison pending hearing. Counsel to the defendant however moved the bail application in favour of the accused.

The trial Court thereafter granted Mr. Aminu bail in the sum of N500,000.00 and a surety in like sum who must reside within the jurisdiction of the court. He was also ordered to deposit his travel documents at the court’s registry.

The case has been adjourned to the 9th of November 2021 for commencement of trial.

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See Why Nigerian Lady was Killed by Italian Husband

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New Revelations On Why Nigerian Lady Was Killed By Her Italian Husband In Italy.

More revelations have surfaced on why Italian based 31 years old Nigerian lady Rita Amenze was killed by her 61-year-old Italian husband Pierangelo Pellizzar

It will be recalled that Rita was shot 4 times while she was stepping out of her office

A very reliable source in Italy who pleaded on condition of anonymity made some startling revelations on the incident

According to her, Rita came to Italy in 2017 as an illegal immigrant and was rescued at the sea and taken to a refugee camp

In 2018 Pierangelo Pellizzar met her, married her and took her out of the refugee camp.

Not too long after, she was granted citizenship (the Italian passport) which enabled her get a good job.

Meanwhile, before moving to Italy, she already had 3 kids back home in Nigeria.

Recently, she travelled to Nigeria and got married to the father of her three kids

Before she returned, her best friend went and revealed to the white man that his wife is cheating on him and has gotten married in Nigeria to the father of her children.

She told the white man that he should watch out because as soon Rita returns, she would file for a divorce.

And that was what Rita actually did, she filed for a divorce as soon as she returned. She planned to divorce the white man and relocate her Nigerian husband and children to Italy.

Her Italian husband would not hear of it. But all attempts to convince her to change her mind were rebuffed.

On the day of the crime, he traced her to her office, shot her four times in front of her colleagues before handing himself over to the police.

Investigations showed that he is a drug addict who has been in and out of jail severally.

He has pleaded that he was emotionally disturbed and depressed by the behavior of Rita which led to his action

Pierangelo Pellizzar was previously banned from acquiring firearms, but it was not clear how he was able to lay his hands on the gun he used in killing Rita Amenze

The Nigerian Ambassador to Italy, the Nigerian Community in Italy as well as the Executive Chairman of Nigerian Diaspora Commission Hon Abike Dabiri Erewa have called for a thorough investigation into the incident.

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