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Man who wrote 17 O’level exams before gaining admission narrates the sacrifices his mother made for him

  A man who gained admission into the University of Benin (UNIBEN) after writing O'Level exams 17 times, has narrated the sacrifices his widowed mother made to see him through school. Emmanuel Oluwasayomi Ahmadu, the second of five children of Mrs. Esther Ahmadu, said he wrote SSCE 17 times in 5 years because he wanted to pass on his own without cheating. The examinations he sat for in 5 years included WAEC, NECO, NABTEB, NECO GCE and JAMB. On 16th July 2020, Emmanuel completed his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme in Kwara State with several awards and recommendations bagged for his selfless service to schools in the state. He has also received international awards and recently represented Nigeria in Bangladesh, India, on 28th July, 2020 via Google Meet virtual conference along side Indian Professors and Mental Health Advocates, where he spoke on “Suicide Prevention” as an offshoot of the Covid-19 pandemic. After he completed his NYSC, Emmanuel visited his mother’s hou

Tennessee couple torture, rape and kill woman looking for a safe place to stay

  52-year-old Sean Finnegan and his 22-year-old girlfriend Rebecca Dishman have been charged with the murder of Jennifer Gail Paxton after her body was found dismembered in a freezer on August 6.  The couple who are accused of kidnapping, torturing, sexually assaulting and murdering the woman they initially offered a place to stay, have both been charged with first-degree murder, aggravated kidnapping, abuse of a corpse and tampering with evidence. Finnegan also faces aggravated rape and abuse of a corpse charges while Dishman faces aggravated sexual battery and tampering with evidence charges.  Arrest warrants obtained by local station WATE revealed that the couple lured Paxton who was homeless, to their home in December 2019 by promising her a safe place to stay. They however held the 36-year-old against her will, chained her to a bed, shackled her with a dog collar and binded her arms with zip ties.  Finnegan and Dishman allegedly used baseball bats to beat Paxton so she wouldn'