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Wife sets hubby ablaze over Valentine’s Day outing disagreement

Nigerian Tribune (Sunday, March 01, 2015):  Sam Nwaoko-Ado Ekiti

A 30-year-old woman, Mrs Bukola Olusegun, is now cooling her feet in a police cell at the Ekiti police command headquarters, following her arrest for setting her husband on fire.

Abimbola Olusegun, her 32-year-old husband, it was gathered, was doused with petrol and set ablaze by Bukola during a disagreement they had on Valentine’s Day, allegedly over the celebration of the day.

Mr Olusegun, said to be a commercial driver, had arrived at their home in Idolofin area of Ado Ekiti at about 6pm on February 14 to meet his angry wife, who was said to have warmed up for a face-off with her hubby, allegedly for failing to take her out for the fun of the lovers’ day.   More....

Police arrest wife for setting husband ablaze

Vanguard (Sunday, March 01, 2015):  By Gbenga Ariyibi,

Ado-Ekiti

Police have arrested a jealous wife, Mrs. Bukola Olusegun, in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State capital who allegedly set her husband, Abimbola, ablaze for not taken her out on Valentine’s Day

The couple were said to have had disagreement after Bukola allegedly insisted her husband must take her out on February 14, the Valentine’s Day, a request he reportedly turned down.

Unknown to the husband, however, Bukola had kept petrol which she intended to use to do the harm.   More....

Police arrest woman who set husband ablaze

Punch (Sunday, March 01, 2015):  by Kamarudeen Ogundele

The Ekiti Police Command has arrested a woman, Mrs. Bukola Olusegun, 30, who allegedly set fire on her husband, Abimbola Olusegun, 32, during a disagreement on February 14, Valentine day.

Trouble started for Olusegun, a commercial driver and an indigene of Ado Ekiti, who lives in Idolofin area of Ado Ekiti, when he left home on the said day to have fun, without his wife.

He returned home at about 6pm on Valentine’s Day to meet his angry wife, who had been accusing him of infidelity.   More....

Ekiti rigging tape: Army after Captain Koli, says lawyer

Punch (Sunday, March 01, 2015):  by Leke Baiyewu

A lawyer, Mr. Akinola Ajayi, has narrated how the military detained, allegedly chained and starved Adamu Koli, younger brother of Captain Koli, who recorded the controversial audio tape in which a rigging for the June 21 governorship election in Ekiti State was alleged planned.

He said the military is hunting for the senior Koli, who has been on self exile since he released the tape. He added that the military had claimed that the case was about national security.   More....

The politics and legal implications of troops’ deployment for polls

The Nation (Sunday, March 01, 2015):  Posted by: YUSUF ALLI in News

The shocking revelations from Ekiti pollgate have provoked debate on the legality, desirability or otherwise of deploying troops for the general elections. YUSUF ALLI, MANAGING EDITOR, NORTHERN OPERATION takes a second look at the issues at stake

he politics and legal implications of troops’ deployment for polls

The startling revelations on the Ekiti State governorship election in June last year are creating ripples and provoking serious debate on the legality of deployment of troops for the forthcoming general elections.   More....
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