Apr 9, 2009

Attempted Assassins of Abraham Adesanya Sentenced

Two men Aminu Mohammed and Lateef Sonfolahon who attempted the assassination of the leader of Afenifere, Abraham Adesanya in 1997 have been jailed for 28 and 31 years respectively. The two men who have been standing trial for past ten years were sentenced by Justice Olusola Williams yesterday March 8, 2007. Aminu Mohammed was a member of the late Military Dictator General Sani Abacha’s dead squad. The court based its judgment on confessions of Aminu Mohammed and testimonies of star witness, Barnabas Mshelia a.k.a Sergeant Rogers who himself is notorious for been the trigger man of the Abacha killer squad of the 90s. Lateef sofolahon was a Personal Assistant to late Kudirat Abiola, allegedly assassinated by the Abacha dead squad with Sergeant Rogers as the trigger man and was an accomplice by virtue of being an informant

Marriage in Mada Society

The Mada tribe is found in central Nigeria, predominantly in the state of Nassarawa. In Mada land, marriage is an acceptable union o...