Update: Court remands teenager who set 24-year-old girlfriend ablaze in Lagos for allegedly cheating on him

The 18-year-old suspected internet fraudster, Victor Oji, who set his girlfriend Tolani Mariam, 24, ablaze in Iba Town in Ojo Lagos, was remanded on Tuesday by an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court.   The Magistrate, Mrs A. Kusanu, did not take the teenager’s plea, but ordered that he should be kept at the Ikoyi Custodial Centre, Lagos, pending advice from the state director of public prosecutions. Kusanu adjourned the case until Feb. 19.   Earlier, the Prosecutor, Insp. Jimah Iseghede, told the court that the defendant committed the crime on Dec.…

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Pregnant Teenager commits Suicide after Parents reportedly Sent her Packing

A 17-year old girl identified only as Abibatu, in the Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State has allegedly committed suicide after her parents sent her out of the house for getting pregnant, Punch reports. A source, speaking to Punch said she was chastised by her parents on Friday. The source added. On Saturday morning, we heard that the girl was dead. We later learnt that she took mosquito killer. We also heard that her parents were angry with her because she got pregnant. She might have committed suicide because…

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