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Mercy Aigbe goes down memory lane; offers support to domestic violence victims
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Mercy Aigbe goes down memory lane; offers support to domestic violence victims

Three years ago, Mercy Aigbe and her ex-husband, Lanre Gentry were in the news following domestic violence accusations. The actress had taken to her Instagram page to share a couple of heartbreaking pictures that showed her battered face. She then accompanied them with a caption accusing her husband Lanre Gentry...

Domestic violence victim pours hot water on her partner

The police in Lagos have finally arrested a fleeing 32-year-old woman for pouring a half-bucket of hot water on her partner, Ike Akachi, and causing him grievous bodily harm on May 29, 2018. Joy Imeribe, the accused, said in a statement to the police that the incident happened following a quarrel with...
Teacher who stabbed husband to death remanded at Kirikiri prison

Teacher who Stabbed Husband to death remanded at Kirikiri Prison

An Ebuta Meta Chief Magistrate court has ordered a 24-year-old teacher, Olamide Akinbobola, who stabbed her husband, 28-year-old Dare Akinbobola, to death in Ikorodu area of Lagos State on May 30th, be remanded in Kirikiri Prison pending receiving an advice from the State Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP). At the hearing of...
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How to handle domestic violence

Domestic violence and abuse can happen to anyone. Noticing and acknowledging the signs of an abusive relationship is the first step to ending it. Domestic violence and abuse are used for one purpose and one purpose only: to gain and maintain total control over the victim. Domestic violence and abuse...

Prosecutors have narrated how husband killed singer Alizee and her daughter

Following his charge to the court for the murder of his wife and her 4-year-old daughter, the suspect Peter Nielsen has been committed to custody in Ikoyi Prison, Lagos. Nielsen, a Danish citizen, is accused of killing singer Zainab Ali-Nielsen (known popularly as Alizee) and daughter, Petra. He faces a two-count...

American mom arrested for waking son with a stun gun for Easter service

A Phoenix, Arizona, mother spent 12 hours in jail after she allegedly used a stun gun on her son when he refused to get out of bed for Easter Sunday church service. “I said, ‘Get up. It’s Jesus’ day,’” Sharron Dobbins tells KNXV. According to Dobbins, her two sons were prioritising their friends...

Father hacks son to death over some unspecified disagreement

A middle-aged man, Onyenwe Offor Ajah, of Ameke Enu Oduma Aninri Local Government Area of Enugu State, has allegedly hacked his son, Kenneth Ajah, to death. A report from Daily Independent gathered that the deceased was 38 years old as at the time of his death. According to the report,...
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Mercy Aigbe goes down memory lane; offers support to domestic violence victims