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The Forty-seven-year-old grandmother, Tope Akinola, who was recently arrested by the Ogun state police command for poisoning her your two-day-old granddaughter in Ogun state has revealed that she didn’t know it was against the law to kill the two-day-old granddaughter. She further revealed that she did it out of poverty and not because she didn’t like the baby’s father.

I didn’t know it was against the law to kill my two-day-old grandchild ―...

The Forty-seven-year-old grandmother, Tope Akinola, who was recently arrested by the Ogun state police command for poisoning her your two-day-old granddaughter in Ogun state has revealed that she didn’t know it was against the law to kill the two-day-old granddaughter. She further revealed that she did it out of poverty and not because she didn’t like the baby’s father.
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Gunmen kidnap another Catholic priest in Nsukka

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Kidnap Victim

Gunmen kidnap Catholic priest in Enugu

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US Supreme Court opens session with case on split juries

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EL PASO, TEXAS – AUGUST 06: FBI personnel drive in a vehicle in the Walmart parking lot as investigations continue at the scene of a mass shooting, which left at least 22 people dead, on August 6, 2019 in El Paso, Texas. A 21-year-old white male suspect remains in custody in El Paso which sits along the U.S.-Mexico border. President Donald Trump plans to visit the city August 7. Mario Tama/Getty Images/AFP

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Reps member commends Enugu governor’s initiative against banditry, kidnapping

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Court dissolves 13-year marriage after wife says husband impotent

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Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

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Grant my wife’s divorce prayer, she wants me dead – Man tells court

A businessman, Mr Wahab Lukmon, on Thursday prayed an Egbe-Idumu Customary Court to grant his wife, Olabisi’s request for divorce because she wants him dead.

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