A 28-year-old guard and a 200 level student of the University of
Lagos studying philosophy, Paul Onazi, recently robbed his
bosses ─ Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Ekpesi ─ who live in Gowon Estate in the
Egbeda area of Lagos, of their Toyota Camry car and jewellery.
Punch newspaper reports that Onazi, who occupied a mini flat on the couple’s premises,
and his friend, who is still at large, committed the act around 4.30pm
on Sunday, January 25, 2015 when his bosses had gone to church.
broke into the couple’s apartment and made off with foreign currencies,
laptops and phones, among other valuables – all of which were valued at
Prior to the robbery incident, Onazi reportedly earned N30,000 per
month, apart from being given three square meals a day and had been
living with the couple for years.
The crime was said to have been reported to policemen attached to the Gowon Estate Police station, leading to Onazi’s arrest.
The police said the car and other stolen items had been recovered
while efforts were being made to track down the fleeing accomplice.
It was, however, learnt that the money had yet to be recovered.
Are you one of the many Nigerians still having issues with the PVC collection, then Jega has got a message for you.
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has further extended
the deadline for collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) until March
This is contained in a statement signed by the Secretary to the Commission, Mrs Augusta Ogakwu in Abuja on Monday.
statement quoted Ogakwu as saying the four weeks extension of the
deadline followed the rescheduling of the 2015 general elections.
She stated that “the collection of the cards will continue for four more weeks until March 8, 2015.
Commission expresses hope that the extension will finally avail every
registered voter, yet to collect his/her PVC, the opportunity to do so
in readiness for the general elections.”
NAN recalls that INEC had
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