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Baba Ijesha risks life imprisonment for alleged sexual assault

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Baba Ijesha, real name James Olanrewaju faces a possible life imprisonment for the alleged sexual assault he was arrested for.

On April 22, Lagos State Police Command said the Nollywood actor was in detention for allegedly defiling a minor

Police spokesman, Muyuwa Adei said the case was ed on April 19 by Princess Adekola Adekanya at Sabo Police Station.

The Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu ordered the transfer of the matter to the Gender Unit of the State CID, Panti, Yaba, Lagos for investigation.

Baba Ijesha, 48, allegedly first assaulted the victim when she was 7 years old. The girl is now aged 14.

On Tuesday, the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice Moyosore Onigbanjo provided an update on the case.

Onigbanjo said the Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) issued legal advice that a prima facie case has been disclosed against Olarenwaju.

The advice rmmended that the actor should be charged under the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

Baba Ijesha will face five charges. He will be tried under section 135 – indecent treatment of a child – punishable by seven years imprisonment; section 137 – defilement of a child – punishable by life imprisonment.

Others section 261 – sexual assault by penetration – punishable by life imprisonment; section 262 – attempted sexual assault by penetration – punishable by 14 years imprisonment, and section 263 – sexual assault – punishable by three years imprisonment.

“While the state would ensure James’ rights as enshrined in the constitution are upheld, the Ministry of Justice would not relent in its efforts at ensuring that whoever sexually a any resident of Lagos is ily brought to book”, Onigbanjo noted.

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BBNaija: Biggie gives Head of House clue on wild cards

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Biggie has given the Head of , Peace, a clue on who the wild cards are.

Biggie told Peace during her diary session that the duo were invited one after the other.

He said, “During the course of the diary session, the wild cards were invited one after the other

“If your suspect were not invited one after the other, then you are on the wrong path.”

Meanwhile, Biggie announced that Pere and Maria are the wild cards.

However, the mate are not aware and have been instructed to find out who they are before Sunday.

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BBNaija: I’m trying my best being wild card – Pere tells Biggie

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Big Brother Naija mate, Pere, has said he is acting being the wild card to the best of his knowledge.

Pere, who was revealed as one of the wild cards, told Biggie during his diary session that he tries to engage in conversations about the wild card so that no one will suspect he is one.

He also revealed that he suspects Maria is the snd wild card.

“I’m playing the game to the best of my knowledge

“I try to engage in more conversation about the wildcard. I feel if every mate is concerned about who the wild cards are.

“And if I engage more they won’t know I am the one.”

Meanwhile, Biggie also revealed that Maria is one of the wild cards.

BBNaija: ‘I keep lying’ – Maria opens up on being wild card

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BBNaija: ‘I keep lying’ – Maria opens up on being wild card

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Big Brother Naija, BBNaija 2021 mate, Maria, has said she is trying her best to hide the fact that she is one of the wild cards in the .

Recall that Biggie on Thursday revealed that Pere and Maria are the wild cards.

He made the revelation during their diary sessions.

When asked how well she is acting, Maria said she is struggling.

She explained that she is not a good actress and it’s not so easy.

“Biggie, I will not lie, it has not been easy. I keep lying and honestly it’s difficult.

“I think I’m doing a good even though its fifty-fifty chance that they won’t find out I’m one of the wild cards.

“I was shocked when you announced there was another wild card. I thought they k me but I just said to my self if I don’t know them then they don’t know me.”

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