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Policeman Slits Man’s Throat after Knocking Him Down

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An interior decorator, Olalekan Ogunsanya’s throat was slit by a policeman, identified merely as ASP Francis, during an argument in the Itire area of Lagos State.

Agbolajo also alleged that the Itire Police Division, where the case was reported, had in a bid to cover up the crime, released Francis.

Nigerians, while reacting to the post, condemned Francis’ action after seeing the gory pictures of the victim undergoing an operation to save his life.

It was gathered that Francis was attached to the G1 Section, Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department annexe, Alagbon, Ikoyi, Lagos.

Ogunsanya told our correspondent that Francis, while conveying his family to the hospital, knocked him down with his car and when he demanded an explanation and an apology, the cop punched him in the face.

 “I was very annoyed as all I wanted was for him to apologise, but he kept saying ‘Do you know who I am?’ He then brought out a horsewhip and a knife and stepped out of his car, but as he advanced towards my direction, I ran and picked up a saw to defend myself,” the father of two told our correspondent.

Francis allegedly retreated and went back into his car, and the people around restrained Ogunsanya and the policeman attempted to attack him again.

He said, “But I quickly blocked him from coming down from his car, I pinned him down to his car and gave him a few punches until the people dragged me back. After he disembarked from the vehicle, he used the horsewhip on me and the knife to slit my throat.

“We kept on fighting, and I never knew I was bleeding heavily until people called my attention to it. His wife quickly went to report at the Itire Police Station, and we both went there as people were scared of coming close to us. When we got there, he kept saying that he would ensure that I was jailed.

“The police called a photographer to take my pictures and gave me a report to go to the hospital for treatment. I gave the person who posted the incident online the permission to do so because I want justice. Those who saw when I was being treated didn’t believe that I would survive.

“People thought that I had died, but I thank God that I am alive. I am feeling pain around my neck. If I were the one who injured him the way he did to me, I would be in a cell by now, but because he is a policeman, he was released.”

When contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, said there was an altercation between the policeman and Ogunsanya, adding that the command had launched an investigation into the incident to ascertain what truly transpired.

He stated, “Our division at Itire got a complaint from the wife of the police officer, she said her husband was taking her and their kids to the hospital for an appointment for their daughter who was to undergo a surgery. But when they got to the traffic point around Lawanson, vehicles were going at a slow pace and Ogunsanya suddenly passed in front of their vehicle.

“She said her husband was even cautioning him, but the man turned back and punched him. So, the husband became aggressive, parked and came out of the car and started fighting with Ogunsanya.

“During the fight, they both sustained injuries, and we later identified the woman’s husband as a serving officer attached to the FCIID annexe in Ikoyi, while Ogunsanya is an interior decorator. Medical attention was given to Ogunsanya, and the cut he got was stitched.

“According to the policeman, Ogunsanya attacked him with a weapon, and while defending himself, Ogunsanya used the weapon to injure himself.

“But the man said the policeman was the one who brought out a knife from his car and attacked him with it. An investigation is ongoing to find out what happened. The fact remains that there was an altercation between them and there was an exchange of blows, but the man is alive and not dead. We have launched an investigation into the case.”

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A strange Inauguration eve: why this night’s so different-AGU writes.

Earlier in the day, I saw the incoming President, Joe Biden, wept openly. I equally saw a woman, a staunch member of Qanon, who said President Biden would be arrested and won’t be sworn in as the President.

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Many of us quarreled, fought, and became enemies and passionately supported our candidates. In the next 12 hours or less, a new President will be sworn in. Let's bury the hatchets and be friends again. In politics, they say, there's no permanent friendship but permanent interest.

Washington DC is like a City under a military siege, right at this hour. I was an eye witness on the eve of then-President-elect Obama’s swearing-in ceremony. I got selected to headline the African Inaugural Ball; the day was the 19th of January 2009. I performed to honor the incoming President around 1.a.m Eastern time.

After my performance, the entire crew rode freely amid thousands of folks to Capital Hill, where the swearing-in ceremony would occur. We also visited Baily’s house, where the Obamas stayed on the eve of his swearing-in ceremony. Our next port of call was the White house. I can never forget when a White Secret Service agent told me bluntly not to pass through his ‘yard.’ That night, around 3.a.m, President Bush and his family had their last night in the White House.
Thousands of people camped out at the national mall and folks who kept coming from different directions.

Corona Virus memorial-Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

It was around 4.a.m that I drove back to New York City, leaving my crew behind in Washington D.C. I don’t have a word to describe what I saw as I saw thousands of people smiling, singing, and dancing in the streets. People partied across the United States all night long. Candidate Obama had mesmerized and dazzled a distressed nation with messages of hope. You can see that millions of people hoped that Obama would succeed after the economy took a turn for the worse.

Millions of people had lost their jobs. Companies went out of business.
A vast majority of Americans saw the President-Elect, Barrack Obama, who campaigned with a catchy phrase that says ‘Hope you can believe in,’ put their hopes on him. The man went to work as soon as he got sworn in; there was no drama, no scandal. Obama and Biden worked for the American people, who gave them a mandate. Obama, just like every other mortal out there, is not a perfect man; some of his policies, as controversial as they were, he dug the nation out of a hole. His detractors agreed.
Tonight as the United States people mourn the deaths of over four hundred thousand lives lost due to the coronavirus, Washington D.C is a no-go area. With over twenty thousand members of the national guard in military Kakis, their hands on the long guns, this night is the complete opposite of 2009 or even 2017 when the current President took over. The national guards are dealing with the harsh cold weather too. I don’t know how they do it, but this is hard. Imagine staying outside under this cold condition? Horrible. You can see hundreds of them sleeping on the bare floor. How do they even eat or shower under this condition? I salute these men and women who put their lives in harm’s way for us.

The national Guards, all over the City

I remain grateful that I witnessed history in 2009, by every standard, Kamala Harris’s rise from slum to become the Vice president lect is historic. She was born and raised like an ordinary child out there. She rose from nothing to become somebody. Kamala also went to a regular school like every other poor kid in our neighborhood. The man who selected her ( President- Elect Joe Biden) is also an ordinary American whose parents lived from paycheck to paycheck. Many of us quarreled, fought, and became enemies and passionately supported our candidates. In the next 12 hours or less, a new President will be sworn in. Let’s bury the hatchets and be friends again. In politics, they say, there’s no permanent friendship but permanent interest.

It is an unusual night, surreal, frightful, and unprecedented in so many ways. Historians will never refer to this transition as a peaceful transfer of power. It reminds me of a military take over in Banana Republics. This night in Washington, D.C, looks nothing like an inauguration eve; it is a sad night. Earlier in the day, I saw the incoming President, Joe Biden, wept openly. I equally saw a woman, a staunch member of Qanon, who said President Biden would be arrested and won’t be sworn in as the President. Guys, these are challenging times; please pray for the United States, the land of the impossibilities.

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AGU’s a New York-based Musicologist, Singer, songwriter, producer, web developer, and businessman.

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Trump’s final act in office is the pardoning of so many people including rappers. The plan to pardon Young Money boss, Lil Wayne has been put in motion.

Yesterday, the 18th of January, Trump’s administration put in place, article No. 45, as stated by media giant Bloomberg. The news was leaked by an anonymous source in Trump’s cabinet.

Lil Wayne amongst many other rappers, regardless of race, endorsed Trump during his failed 2020 elections, which was well reciprocated by the outgoing President.

The charge emanated from a December of 2019 incident in which Wayne was stopped at the Miami Airport by police who discovered a gold-plated Remington 1911, .45-caliber handgun loaded with six rounds of ammunition, personal use amounts of cocaine, ecstasy, and oxycodone in the rapper’s bag. He was charged with possession of a firearm in November of 2020.

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Bow Wow Encourages Coronavirus Infections – Social Media Users

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The infamous Bow Wow has been under fire from social media users for performing at a packed crowd show in a Houston club on Friday.

Twitter users called the superstar all sorts of names for encouraging the spread of the virus which has killed over 200,000 people so far.

The Houston club promoter Larry Morrow organized events with multiple club events slated at venues throughout the city which saw Bow Wow perform in one.

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Yeezy Sues Former Intern $500,000

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Yeezy, the clothing brand owned by the famous rapper and producer Kanye West has sued its former intern Ryan Inwards for $500,000.

The Yeezy brand claimed the former intern shared confidential information about the company on social media, after signing a nondisclosure agreement before his internship.

The lawsuit which was filed on Friday in a Los Angeles County Superior Court claimed that Inwards posted confidential information about the company on Instagram multiple times while he was being warned to desist from the act.

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