A 30-year-old man simply identified as Godstime has died after he was allegedly stabbed to death by his friend over N12, 000 in Amukpe, Delta state.
According to a Facebook user, Sapele Oghenek, Godstime had gone to a gambling joint where he was stabbed to death over the N12,000 he and his friends contributed and used for gambling.
Trouble started when they needed to share the money they contributed after they had stopped gambling. An argument soon degenerated into a fight and Godstime was stabbed with a bottle twice in his stomach.
Friends immediately rushed him to James Hospital where he was allegedly rejected. He was later pronounced dead at the City Hospital in Okirigbagha.
Godstime welcomed a child with his wife, three days before the incident. His body has since been deposited in a morgue.
The spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, who confirmed the incident, said the friend who stabbed the deceased has been arrested and is now in police custody.
Meanwhile, the Founder and General Overseer of Victory Revival Fasting and Prayer Ministry in Warri, Delta state, Bishop Elijah Orhonigbe, was arrested and arraigned in court for allegedly raping a 19-year-old girl, name withheld, within his church hall.
He was said to have invited the victim and her mum to church for deliverance, claiming that he saw a vision of the spirit of death hovering around their family.
It was during the deliverance session that Bishop Elijah Orhonigbe allegedly drugged the victim and then raped her.
In the same vein, the State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), paraded eight suspects for alleged armed robbery.
The Command said it also recovered three motorcycles from the suspects. NSCDC state Commandant, Iskilu Akinsanya, while briefing newsmen at the NSCDC’s headquarter, Agodi, said the suspects were arrested in Awososo area, along NNPC road.
NSCDC also revealed that it arrested the leader of Shila gang, others in Adamawa and uncovered fake fertiliser factory in Zamfara.
Akinsanya, said two of the suspects attacked a commercial motorcyclist at about 6:30am around the Awososo area of the state.
He stated said that the suspects attacked the motorcyclist, identified as Mr Adeyi Olalekan, with a locally-made gun and a knife before snatching his motorcycle.
According to him, one of the suspects fell from the bike and was quickly arrested by men of the NSCDC at Apata.
Akinsanya said that the remaining 6 suspects were later apprehended by NSCDC Intelligence and Investigation Department.
“During our normal routine patrol within Ibadan metropolis, my team intercepted some armed robbers that specialized in the snatching of motorcycles.
“We apprehended two suspects and six accomplices, in the process, we caught them with three motorcycles, one locally-made gun and six handsets,” he said.