A federal government senior staff identified as Mohammed Shuaibu, who is a clerk of the House of Representatives Committee on Agricultural Production and Services, on Monday slumped and died at the National Assembly complex, Abuja.
According to a report by DailyTrust, Shuaibu reportedly slumped at about 12:00 noon while walking on a staircase and was rushed to the National Assembly clinic where he was confirmed dead by the doctors.
His remains were later taken to Zaria, Kaduna State, where he hailed from for burial.
The chairman of the House of Reps committee, Mohammed Tahir Monguno (APC, Borno), who confirmed the death, said the clerk returned to Abuja from Zaria on Sunday ahead of a meeting of the committee.
He said it was before the meeting that they learnt about Shuaibu’s sudden collapse and subsequent demise.
Monguno said Shuaibu was a hard working person and was deployed to the committee about a year ago.
A 45-year-old man, identified as John Ekundayo,has been remanded in Agodi Prison by an Ibadan magistrate’s court for refusing to bury his dead wife, Mrs. Bukola Alabede and keeping the corpse in his room.
According to Vanguard reports, Though there was no evidence that the accused mutilated the remains of his wife, Vanguard learned that the offensive odour of the corpse compelled the neighbour of the accused, who lives at NW2/403 to raise alarm that led to his arrest.
The accused was arraigned on a count charge of allegedly “offering indignity to the dead human body by abandoning her in his room.”
According to the charge sheet, signed by DSP Sunday Unwanbueze, “the accused, on February 28, at about 6.30a.m, at NW2/403 Okebuyi compound, Idikan, Ibadan, did improperly or indecently interfere with or offer indignity to the dead human body of one Mrs. Bukola Alabede by abandoning her in your room apartment without lawful justification or excuse of deceased relatives and, thereby, committed an offence contrary to and punishable MI/323c/2017.”
He pleaded not guilty. Chief Magistrate A. F. Ri-chard, granted him N100,000 bail with two sureties. The court said one of the sureties must be a relative and must be in possession of a National Identity Card.
The second surety should be a Level 9 civil servant. At press time, the accused was unable to meet the terms given by the court for his bail and had to be taken into prison custody.
The case was then adjourned to April 19 for proper hearing.
A 51-year-old woman, mother of three, Mrs Modupe Bankole, reportedly killed after a balcony of a storey building collapsed at Olomore area of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.
According to Channels Television reports, Narrating the incident, the husband of the deceased said the tragedy occurred around 8:00pm when some of the occupants of the building were taking fresh air as a result of the hot weather.
“I just heard the collapse of the balcony on my head and I noticed it had a minor effect on me. I thought since my wife was not directly under the collapse balcony, she would be safe.
“Then I ran to the other side of the building shouting thank you Jesus.
“I wanted to come back when I heard our neighbors calling my wife to get up from the mat she was sleeping but she could not.
“We did not know if some of the debris hit her on her back because she was just shouting ‘my back’.
“She died shortly after getting to the hospital,” Mr Bankole explained.
In another development, what would have been a major disaster which would have killed many was averted when a three storey building caved in along Moshood Abiola Way with no casualty.
The situation was attributed to substandard materials used by the building contractors.
David Adedeji Adeleke, better known by his stage name Davido decided to tell the world how much he loves his baby mama.
The singer took to declare that he loves the mother of his first daughter, Imade on his snapchat. See below:
A Nigerian model and beauty queen, Maryam Elisha, escaped death on Monday, after her Mercedes Benz G-Wagon car went up in flames at the Eko Bridge in Lagos.
It was gathered that the inferno was first noticed by other road users who called her attention to it.
While speaking about the fire incident, Elisha, said that she tried to stop the car immediately, but the brakes failed.
“When the car eventually started to slow down, I put it on park and tried to open the door, which wouldn’t open until people came to my aid and helped me out before the fire spread everywhere,”