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Nigerian actor arrested, charged to court after confronting a police officer for assaulting his P.A

Damola Olatunji, the Nollywood actor, was on Monday arrested and detained following a confrontation with police officers in Lagos.

Trouble started when the actor went live on his Instagram page and then alleged that police officers were assaulting a motorcyclist at the Abule-Egba area of the state.
In the now-deleted clip, which has since gone viral, the movie star had claimed that the officers called him “animal” and slapped Timileyin Salawu, his personal assistant (PA), after they intervened in the matter.
The actor also accused the police officers of “extorting people of their hard-earned money.”

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Assault: How FG saved Nigerian passengers in Togo

The federal government has threatened to take tough action against the Republic of Togo over the ill-treatment of Nigerian travellers transiting through the Gnassimgbe Eyadema International airport in Lome, Togo, following the travellers’ protest over alleged denial of connecting flight.
The sad incident occurred when Nigerians, who were travelling on Ethiopian Airline from the United States of America (USA) to Lagos, got to Lome, Togo on Saturday and were, told that their connecting flight, Asky Airline, was full and that they could not continue the trip.
When some of them protested, they were manhandled, with some handcuffed and rough handled by Togolese security personnel and airline staff.
In the viral video, some people were seen with their hands tied to their backs while uniformed men believed to be Togolese airport security men were seen assaulting a lady who was on the floor. A man could be heard screaming that “this is bad, this is bad!”

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“He removed his private part and told me to sit on him” Baba Ijesha’s alleged victim narrates shocking details as the sexual assault trial continues

The sexual abuse case against Nollywood actor Olarewaju James, popularly known as Baba Ijesha, continued today and a tape of the victim speaking about the incident was played in court.

During the trial today, October 20, in Lagos, the court played a tape recording of the alleged victim’s interview with child rights advocate Bisi Ajayi Kayode.

In the video played in court, the alleged victim, who is underaged, narrated how Baba Ijesha allegedly assaulted her 7 years ago when she was just 7 years old, and how he tried again recently after she turned 14.

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Her husband used an electric shocker on me: Nanny Accuses Wumi Toriola of Brutalising Her, Actress Reacts

A Nanny identified as Motunrayo Azeez has accused Nollywood actress Wumi Toriola of abuse and assault. According to report, the actress saw Azeez through a CCTV monitor giving her son drugs without asking for her permission.

Azeez claims that she only gave the actress’ son the drugs with good intensions.

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Princess present fresh Forensic evidence of how Baba Ijesha allegedly molest under-aged girl

The rape trial of the embattled Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju Omiyinka, also known as Baba Ijesha, resumed on Tuesday at the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja.

Since April 22, when the Lagos State Police Command arrested him for allegedly sexually assaulting a 14-year-old foster daughter of a popular comedian, Princess, Baba Ijesha has constantly made headlines.

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Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer is accused of assault

The Pasadena Police Department is looking into an allegation of assault involving Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer, a spokesman with the department told the media on Tuesday.

“It is an active investigation,” said Lt. Bill Grisafe.

The attorney for the accuser, Marc Garelick, said in a statement that his client, whom he refers to as “Ms. Hill,” has “sought and obtained an order for Protection from the Court against Mr. Trevor Bauer, under the Domestic Violence Prevention Act.”

“The order is a result of a recent assault that took place at the hands of Mr. Bauer where Ms. Hill suffered severe physical and emotional pain,” Garelick said. “Our goal is to keep Mr. Bauer from contacting our client in any way possible.”

Bauer denies the allegations, according to a statement from his agent, Jon Fetterolf.

“Mr. Bauer had a brief and wholly consensual sexual relationship initiated by Ms. Hill beginning in April 2021,” Fetterolf said. “We have messages that show Ms. Hill repeatedly asking for ‘rough’ sexual encounters involving requests to be ‘choked out’ and slapped in the face. In both of their encounters, Ms. Hill drove from San Diego to Mr. Bauer’s residence in Pasadena, Calif. where she went on to dictate what she wanted from him sexually and he did what was asked. Following each of her only two meetings with Mr. Bauer, Ms. Hill spent the night and left without incident, continuing to message Mr. Bauer with friendly and flirtatious banter. In the days following their second and final encounter, Ms. Hill shared photos of herself and indicated that she had sought medical care for a concussion. Mr. Bauer responded with concern and confusion, and Ms. Hill was neither angry nor accusatory.

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“Mr. Bauer and Ms. Hill have not corresponded in over a month and have not seen each other in over six weeks. Her basis for filing a protection order is nonexistent, fraudulent, and deliberately omits key facts, information, and her own relevant communications. Any allegations that the pair’s encounters were not 100% consensual are baseless, defamatory, and will be refuted to the fullest extent of the law.”

MLB is aware of the investigation and looking into the allegation.

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“The Dodgers were made aware of the allegations against Trevor Bauer late this afternoon and immediately contacted Major League Baseball, which will be handling this matter,” the team said in a statement. “The Dodgers take any allegations of this nature very seriously, but will have no further comment at this time.”

Bauer, 30, is the reigning National League Cy Young award winner.

A 10-year veteran of Major League Baseball, he pitched for the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Cleveland Indians and the Cincinnati Reds before joining the Dodgers in 2021.