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A suspected thief has been arrested for raping two women at the same time in Osun state.
According to the police, the 27-year-old suspect was part of a criminal gang that focused on robbing women.
Oyetola was arrested for breaking into a home where 8 women were reside. He threatened the women with a gun and stole their cash. He then sexually assaulted one woman before she fled

Oyetola then raped two other women at the same time while threatening them with his gun.
He was arrested and charged with two counts of rape, one count of indecent assault and several counts of theft. He was booked in to jail, and denied bail.
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Sony Music Entertainment has opened an office in Lagos Nigeria recruiting music business entrepreneur Michael Ugwu as General Manager to manage its West African operations. This is part of a long-term strategy to open offices in a number of key markets in the region.

It also recently began the process of registering to do business in Nairobi, Kenya, which will anchor the Sony Music’s physical operations in East Africa.

In connection with the opening of operations in Lagos, Sony Music recently signed Nigerian superstar Davido to a worldwide deal. In East Africa, SME has partnered with local artists in the region as well, recently signing Redsan amongst others.


These moves build upon Sony Music’s existing business initiatives in Africa, where the company is already a market leader. Sony Music has long had offices in South Africa, in both Johannesburg and Cape Town, and throughout the continent, Sony Music earns revenue from partners including Vevo, YouTube, Apple Music and iTunes. In addition, in West Africa, music content is currently available


through MTN Nigeria’s service via IMI, and in East Africa it currently conducts trade with Kenya’s largest mobile network operator, Safaricom, a company that boasts in excess of 10 million CRBT subscribers.

“Expansion in Africa has been part of our strategy for several years,” said Adam Granite, President, Northern & Eastern Europe and Africa, Sony Music International. “As the region continues to grow, we see significant opportunities to market the incredible local talent in Africa to the rest of the world as well as import our repertoire and exploit it on emerging digital platforms.”

Said Sean Watson, Managing Director of Sony Music Entertainment Africa, “We are really keen to partner with African artists to deliver local, African and global success stories. With over 800 million people living in Sub Saharan Africa, the African continent is a market with huge potential for local artists wanting to expand their horizons.”

Sony Music recently signed a content agreement with African telecoms giant MTN as part of its growth in Africa.
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The Federal Government has confirmed the receipt of N50 billion from telecommunications giant- MTN.

The telecoms company had on Wednesday, revealed that it had paid the said amount, as part of the N1.04 trillion fine imposed on it by the Nigerian Communications Commission.

In October 2015, NCC had slammed a fine of N1.04 trillion on MTN for failing to deactivate over 500,000 unregistered subscribers after repeated warnings had been issued to this effect.


 
Back then, the initial fine was $5.2 billion but it was later reduced by 25 percent to $3.9 billion after intense lobbying by MTN.

Speaking to journalists on Friday, the Special Assistant to the Minister of Communications, Victor Oluwadamilare, disclosed that MTN made the payment with a precursor for an out of court settlement over the matter.

Oluwadamilare added that the development was in line with promisedby MTN to resolve the issue with the NCC, in an amicable manner.
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Johnson & Johnson was ordered by a Missouri state jury to pay $72 million of damages to the family of a woman whose death from ovarian cancer was linked to her use of the company's talc-based Baby Powder and Shower to Shower for several decades.

In a verdict announced late Monday night, jurors in the circuit court of St. Louis awarded the family of Jacqueline Fox $10 million of actual damages and $62 million of punitive damages, according to the family's lawyers and court records.

The verdict is the first by a U.S. jury to award damages over the claims, the lawyers said.

Johnson & Johnson faces claims that it, in an effort to boost sales, failed for decades to warn consumers that its talc-based products could cause cancer. About 1,000 cases have been filed in Missouri state court, and another 200 in New Jersey.

Fox, who lived in Birmingham, Alabama, claimed she used Baby Powder and Shower to Shower for feminine hygiene for more than 35 years before being diagnosed three years ago with ovarian cancer. She died in October at age 62.

Jurors found Johnson & Johnson liable for fraud, negligence and conspiracy, the family's lawyers said. Deliberations lasted four hours, following a three-week trial.

Jere Beasley, a lawyer for Fox's family, said Johnson & Johnson "knew as far back as the 1980s of the risk," and yet resorted to "lying to the public, lying to the regulatory agencies." He spoke on a conference call with journalists.

Carol Goodrich, a Johnson & Johnson spokeswoman, said: "We have no higher responsibility than the health and safety of consumers, and we are disappointed with the outcome of the trial. We sympathize with the plaintiff's family but firmly believe the safety of cosmetic talc is supported by decades of scientific evidence."

Trials in several other talc lawsuits have been set for later this year, according to Danielle Mason, who also represented Fox's family at trial.

In October 2013, a federal jury in Sioux Falls, South Dakota found that plaintiff Deane Berg's use of Johnson & Johnson's body powder products was a factor in her developing ovarian cancer. Nevertheless, it awarded no damages, court records show.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc now owns the Shower to Shower brand but was not a defendant in the Fox case.

The case is Hogans et al v. Johnson & Johnson et al, Circuit Court of the City of St. Louis, Missouri, No. 1422-CC09012.

 

 

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According to a November 2015 study published in the American Heart  Association’s (AMA) journal Circulation, people who enjoy three to five cups of coffee doesn’t matter if its regular or decaf each day ha d a lower risk of dying prematurely from several illness, including cardiovascular disease, neurological diseases (such as Parkinson’s disease), type 2 diabetes , liver disease, heart disease, diabetes, stroke, respiratory disease, prevent colon cancer from returning and suicide.

Breast cancer survivors who drank at least two cups of coffee each day had half the risk of recurrence compared to those who sipped less or no coffee at all.

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Andrew Willson, a 48-year-old high school drama teacher in Northampton, UK, was put in prison for 20 months and gave 10 years on the sex offenders’ register after he pleaded guilty to five counts of indecent assult

, according to Lancashire Police. The assault occurred in the mid-90s, when his victim—who was also his student—was between 14 and 15 years old.

Willson had the girl pulled out of a science class so she could have sex with him. Prosecutor Emma Kehoe said that, “The two of them had Nutella and licked it from their naked bodies. Mr. Willson was very keen that she got home to catch the school bus though because her parents knew nothing of what was going on.” Detective Mick Smith elaborates on Willson’s horrifying actions to the Lancashire Constabulary,

“Willson abused his position of trust as a teacher and groomed his victim before taking advantage of her while she was a pupil at the school. Up until his arrest in December 2014 he taught at various schools in the Northampton area.

The victim has shown enormous courage in coming forward and reporting these offences to us and I hope today’s result brings her some form of closure and enables her to move forward with her life.

 I also hope the outcome of this case will encourage other victims to come forward and report crimes to the police safe in the knowledge that we are determined to bring those who commit sexual offences to justice, regardless of when they took place.”


Recently, the artist Kesha came out saying her former producer, Dr. Luke, emotionally, physically, and sexually abused her during their work relationship. She’s been receiving

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