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How Delta Man Killed Roommate Over N300 Electricity Bill

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A young man identified as Godstime Oke has reportedly killed his friend and roommate, Gaga Allia over N300 electricity bill in Okumagba layout, Warri, Delta State.

It was gathered that at about 10 pm after the 2022 FIFA World Cup match on Wednesday, December 14, Godstime Oke and Gaga Allia got into a fight which led to Godstime allegedly stabbing Gaga in the neck with a broken bottle.

After the act, Godstime had reportedly fled to the Ugborikoko area, neighboring Warri but was caught and handed over to the Nigerian Police Force ‘B’ Division on Thursday, December 15, 2022.

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Godstime Oke explained in a video that he was the one collecting money for their compound since there was a light problem in their neighborhood.

He said the fight broke out when Gaga refused to refund the sum of N300 which a tenant had paid to him when he was not around.

He said during the fight that ensued between the two of them, one of his friends Tega, who was around broke a bottle and gave him with which he used to stab to death Gaga Allia.

At the time of filing this report, efforts were still being made to apprehend Tega, the alleged accomplice.

When contacted, the spokesperson for the Delta State Police Command, DSP Bright Edafe, confirmed the incident.

Gunmen Kill Councillor, One Other Person As Ondo Communal Clash Escalate

Two persons were killed in Koseru community, a farm settlement in Odigbo local government area of Ondo State when gunmen invaded the area in a suspected reprisal attack.

Those killed were the Councillor representing the axis and a local vigilance member simply identified as Kayode.

The name of the Councillor was yet to be verified as of the time of filing this report.

It was gathered that the gunmen launched the attack on Saturday, December 10, 2022, following the shooting of a woman in Kajola village, Okitipupa local government.

The gunmen suspected to be Ikale youths reportedly destroyed some farmlands.

A Facebook user, Christiana Umukoro, confirmed the attack and said his father was beaten by the attackers.

He said 95 percent of the villages have fled for their lives.

Special Adviser to Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on Security Matters and Commander of the Ondo Amotekun Corps, Chief Adetunji Adeleye, said the corpses of the dead have been deposited in a mortuary.

Adeleye, who denied killing of Amotekun operatives in the attack, said normalcy has been restored to the community.

He stated that a combined team of policemen, soldiers and Amotekun Corps kept vigilance in the community.

According to him:” There has been an age-long crisis in Koseru between Oluku family of Ikale in Okitipupa and the Oyo/Osun farmers living in Odigbo local government. The Oyo/Osun are predominantly cash crop farmers. They have been fighting over ownership of the land.

“The fresh crisis erupted when a one women in Kajola was shot.

“We are suspecting a reprisal attack of some Ikale youths who mobilised themselves and launched attack on the unsuspecting Osun/Oyo farmers. There is a Councillor representing Oyo/Osun axis that was killed in the fracas. A vigilance member and not Amotekun was killed. Their corpses have been deposited at the hospital. Amotekun, Police, and the Army maintain vigilance overnight to ensure peace returns. The attackers destroyed more of farmlands.”

Ondo Police spokesman, SP Funmilayo Odunlami, said no policeman was killed in the attack.

She said an official statement would soon be released.

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