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Re: Baba Ijesha: Lagos Ministry Of Justice Advises Police To File 5 Charges by ejimatic: 9:32pm On May 04
naptu2:
Gboyega Akosile @gboyegaakosile





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Jubril A. Gawat @Mr_JAGs



https://twitter.com/Mr_JAGs/status/1389659777081483267

PRESS STATEMENT ON THE CASE OF COMMISSIONER OF POLICE V OLANREWAJU JAMES (BABA IJESHA)

It would be recalled that the Nigeria Police Force arrested Mr. Olanrewaju James (also referred to as Baba Ijesha) on account of various sexual abuse allegations. On the 30th of April, 2021, the Police forwarded the case file of COP v Olanrewaju James to the Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for legal advise.

After due consideration of the facts in the case file, the Directorate of Public Prosecutions issued legal advise on the 4th of May, 2021, which is to the effect that a prima facie case has been disclosed against Mr. Olanrewaju James and recommended he be charged under the following provisions of the CriminalsLaw of Lagos State, 2015:

(1)Section 135, Indecent Treatment of a child- punishable by 7 years imprisonment, (2)Section 137- Defilement of a Child-, punishable by life imprisonment, (3) Section 261- Sexual Assault by Penetration- punishable by life imprisonment, (4)Section 262- Attempted Sexual Assault by Penetration, punishable by 14 years imprisonment and (5)Section 263, Sexual Assault- punishable by 3 years imprisonment.
Whilst the State would ensure that Mr. Olanrewaju James's rights as enshrined in the Constitution are upheld, the Ministry of Justice would not relent in its efforts in ensuring that whoever sexually abuses any resident of Lagos State is speedily brought to book.

It is instructive to note that the Lagos State Ministry of justice has been consistent in it's efforts in protecting the vulnerable in our society and since the establishment of the Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team in 2014, it has till date prosecuted over 800 cases of Sexual and Domestic offenses.
The Attorney-General hereby assures Lagosians and indeed Nigerians that in accordance with the DPP's advise, charges would be filed accordingly.

--- C. 3-- Moyosore Onigbanjo, SAN Hon. Attorney-General and Commissioner for justice 4th May, 2021
. Expected judgement. : 1 guilty as charged 2 Not guilty 3 not guilty 4 Guilty as charged 5Gulty as charged. The jail term will be served concurrently.. On his first appearance in court it is expected that he will remanded for some days or weeks or months. .On the second appearance his bail application will be considered subject to the mercy of the judge with some consideration of various factors.
Re: Baba Ijesha: Lagos Ministry Of Justice Advises Police To File 5 Charges by ejimatic: 9:41pm On May 04
naptu2:
Gboyega Akosile @gboyegaakosile





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7yrs 14 years 3yrs = 24yrs ÷3. = 8yrs.....He will spend 8 years in prison for counts 1 4 and 5


Jubril A. Gawat @Mr_JAGs



https://twitter.com/Mr_JAGs/status/1389659777081483267

PRESS STATEMENT ON THE CASE OF COMMISSIONER OF POLICE V OLANREWAJU JAMES (BABA IJESHA)

It would be recalled that the Nigeria Police Force arrested Mr. Olanrewaju James (also referred to as Baba Ijesha) on account of various sexual abuse allegations. On the 30th of April, 2021, the Police forwarded the case file of COP v Olanrewaju James to the Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for legal advise.

After due consideration of the facts in the case file, the Directorate of Public Prosecutions issued legal advise on the 4th of May, 2021, which is to the effect that a prima facie case has been disclosed against Mr. Olanrewaju James and recommended he be charged under the following provisions of the CriminalsLaw of Lagos State, 2015:

(1)Section 135, Indecent Treatment of a child- punishable by 7 years imprisonment, (2)Section 137- Defilement of a Child-, punishable by life imprisonment, (3) Section 261- Sexual Assault by Penetration- punishable by life imprisonment, (4)Section 262- Attempted Sexual Assault by Penetration, punishable by 14 years imprisonment and (5)Section 263, Sexual Assault- punishable by 3 years imprisonment.
Whilst the State would ensure that Mr. Olanrewaju James's rights as enshrined in the Constitution are upheld, the Ministry of Justice would not relent in its efforts in ensuring that whoever sexually abuses any resident of Lagos State is speedily brought to book.

It is instructive to note that the Lagos State Ministry of justice has been consistent in it's efforts in protecting the vulnerable in our society and since the establishment of the Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team in 2014, it has till date prosecuted over 800 cases of Sexual and Domestic offenses.
The Attorney-General hereby assures Lagosians and indeed Nigerians that in accordance with the DPP's advise, charges would be filed accordingly.

--- C. 3-- Moyosore Onigbanjo, SAN Hon. Attorney-General and Commissioner for justice 4th May, 2021
Re: Baba Ijesha: Lagos Ministry Of Justice Advises Police To File 5 Charges by ejimatic: 9:42pm On May 04
naptu2:
Gboyega Akosile @gboyegaakosile





https://twitter.com/gboyegaakosile/status/1389656640228634


Jubril A. Gawat @Mr_JAGs



https://twitter.com/Mr_JAGs/status/1389659777081483267

PRESS STATEMENT ON THE CASE OF COMMISSIONER OF POLICE V OLANREWAJU JAMES (BABA IJESHA)

It would be recalled that the Nigeria Police Force arrested Mr. Olanrewaju James (also referred to as Baba Ijesha) on account of various sexual abuse allegations. On the 30th of April, 2021, the Police forwarded the case file of COP v Olanrewaju James to the Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for legal advise.

After due consideration of the facts in the case file, the Directorate of Public Prosecutions issued legal advise on the 4th of May, 2021, which is to the effect that a prima facie case has been disclosed against Mr. Olanrewaju James and recommended he be charged under the following provisions of the CriminalsLaw of Lagos State, 2015:

(1)Section 135, Indecent Treatment of a child- punishable by 7 years imprisonment, (2)Section 137- Defilement of a Child-, punishable by life imprisonment, (3) Section 261- Sexual Assault by Penetration- punishable by life imprisonment, (4)Section 262- Attempted Sexual Assault by Penetration, punishable by 14 years imprisonment and (5)Section 263, Sexual Assault- punishable by 3 years imprisonment.
Whilst the State would ensure that Mr. Olanrewaju James's rights as enshrined in the Constitution are upheld, the Ministry of Justice would not relent in its efforts in ensuring that whoever sexually abuses any resident of Lagos State is speedily brought to book.

It is instructive to note that the Lagos State Ministry of justice has been consistent in it's efforts in protecting the vulnerable in our society and since the establishment of the Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team in 2014, it has till date prosecuted over 800 cases of Sexual and Domestic offenses.
The Attorney-General hereby assures Lagosians and indeed Nigerians that in accordance with the DPP's advise, charges would be filed accordingly.

--- C. 3-- Moyosore Onigbanjo, SAN Hon. Attorney-General and Commissioner for justice 4th May, 2021
. 7yrs 14 years 3yrs = 24yrs ÷3. = 8yrs.....He will spend 8 years in prison for counts 1 4 and 5
All because of lack of self control.
Re: Baba Ijesha: Lagos Ministry Of Justice Advises Police To File 5 Charges by venabili: 9:45pm On May 04
ejimatic:
. 7yrs 14 years 3yrs = 24yrs ÷3. = 8yrs.....He will spend 8 years in prison for counts 1 4 and 5
All because of lack of self control.

Which one be divided by three?
Re: Baba Ijesha: Lagos Ministry Of Justice Advises Police To File 5 Charges by Frontail: 9:45pm On May 04
This guy don finished PataPata grin grin grin

Re: Baba Ijesha: Lagos Ministry Of Justice Advises Police To File 5 Charges by farmspark(m): 9:49pm On May 04
Red clips at the end of the Rainbow
Re: Baba Ijesha: Lagos Ministry Of Justice Advises Police To File 5 Charges by ejimatic: 9:50pm On May 04
venabili:


Which one be divided by three?
The jail terms will be served concurrently. Count 11 4 and 5 will be his problems with 7 14 and 3 years in prison respectively.He will serve the punishment at a time. :'He will stay in prison for 8 yeers
Re: Baba Ijesha: Lagos Ministry Of Justice Advises Police To File 5 Charges by Kimikazi2: 9:51pm On May 04
I am scared for Princess and the so called foster daughter cos this guy has a lot of fans. If he gets locked up, I don't know .... People have been killed for less....

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Re: Baba Ijesha: Lagos Ministry Of Justice Advises Police To File 5 Charges by maasoap(m): 10:06pm On May 04
Shile981:
Attempted sexual assault,
sexual assault , so those two are different?

The difference is the word "attempted". One tried to do it and one actually did it.

fergieboy:
Who has news about seun egbegbe

Rotting in prison, forgotten!

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Re: Baba Ijesha: Lagos Ministry Of Justice Advises Police To File 5 Charges by Femeto: 10:07pm On May 04
Abeg make them go arrest him accomplice Yomi Fabyi.
Re: Baba Ijesha: Lagos Ministry Of Justice Advises Police To File 5 Charges by Aklee4994(m): 10:27pm On May 04
Make dem do same to her daughter if any below 15 make matter settle na...
Just a suggestion from observation.
Re: Baba Ijesha: Lagos Ministry Of Justice Advises Police To File 5 Charges by Kzinne: 10:35pm On May 04
ejimatic:
The jail terms will be served concurrently. Count 11 4 and 5 will be his problems with 7 14 and 3 years in prison respectively.He will serve the punishment at a time. :'He will stay in prison for 8 yeers
you can lay as many charges as a prosecutor, the problem is proving it in court
Re: Baba Ijesha: Lagos Ministry Of Justice Advises Police To File 5 Charges by Holaomoakin(m): 10:36pm On May 04
Mr Olanrewa, have you seen now..

"He was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet he opened not his mouth; like a lamb that is led to the slaughter, and like a sheep that before its shearers is silent, so he opened not his mouth."
Re: Baba Ijesha: Lagos Ministry Of Justice Advises Police To File 5 Charges by ejimatic: 10:38pm On May 04
Kzinne:
you can lay as many charges as a prosecutor, the problem is proving it in court
. That is true sir
Re: Baba Ijesha: Lagos Ministry Of Justice Advises Police To File 5 Charges by venabili: 10:39pm On May 04
ejimatic:
The jail terms will be served concurrently. Count 11 4 and 5 will be his problems with 7 14 and 3 years in prison respectively.He will serve the punishment at a time. :'He will stay in prison for 8 yeers

Served concurrently actually means he gets to serve 14years which is the highest.

While he is serving the 14years, at end of the 3rd year, the law will assume he has served the 3years term. At end of year 7, the 2nd term will be discharged and he will serve the rest.

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Re: Baba Ijesha: Lagos Ministry Of Justice Advises Police To File 5 Charges by Oracleforce: 10:40pm On May 04
This guy go sleep for cell tire oh!
acting career , Gone! ambition, Gone! Inspiration , Gone! Buisness and finances, Gone! just because of 5 minutes pleasure...

i always boast of myself; the devil that use a lady to seduce or have sex with her is not born. i can use the pleasure of 50 secs to destroy my entire ambition. god forbid.

devil is always on top of it calling..and i has won in the life of baba ijesha...Kirikiri or Ikoyi prison , be prepared Baba Ijesha is coming coming as one of the tenants for years...
Re: Baba Ijesha: Lagos Ministry Of Justice Advises Police To File 5 Charges by Didi2d(m): 10:40pm On May 04
subcbouy:
A woman sets a trap for Baba Ijesha and he was caught

He can also sue princess for set a trap for him I guess
Re: Baba Ijesha: Lagos Ministry Of Justice Advises Police To File 5 Charges by ejimatic: 10:41pm On May 04
venabili:


Served concurrently actually means he gets to serve 14years which is the highest.

While he is serving the 14years, at end of the 3rd year, the law will assume he has served the 3years term. At end of year 7, the 2nd term will be discharged and he will serve the rest.

. 3 and 7 are subsumed in 14.......I agree You are right
Re: Baba Ijesha: Lagos Ministry Of Justice Advises Police To File 5 Charges by Didi2d(m): 10:42pm On May 04
Kimikazi2:
I am scared for Princess and the so called foster daughter cos this guy has a lot of fans. If he gets locked up, I don't know .... People have been killed for less....

Princess should also be sued for accomplice, she planned that shit
Re: Baba Ijesha: Lagos Ministry Of Justice Advises Police To File 5 Charges by veeceesynergy: 10:50pm On May 04
From the Video I watched, and our legal system, he will walk away without serious charges.
In d video, I didn't see resistance from d gal actually and he can as well claim he never Knew d gals age.

As for the rape of d gal as a minor, I wonder how the prosecution will prove it beyond reasonable doubt, he will most likely walk away too.
Best thing to do after rape incident is to report immediately so u can hv evidences to prove it beyond reasonable doubt, but proving rape allegation of 7yrs ago might be a difficult task for d prosecutor.
Re: Baba Ijesha: Lagos Ministry Of Justice Advises Police To File 5 Charges by Lagoon0: 10:51pm On May 04
Romanoff:
Let the case sha reach court and let him be convicted if found guilty.

A lot of adults we see today have had their childhood stolen from them cause one shameless person abused them sexually.

One news will soon hit front page about a man who has been abusing three of his underaged daughters.

Just wait for it.
What do mean lady.
Stop insinuating. Men don't raise irrelevant counter thread. Most guys I've seen condemned the man.
When I was 14 I knew nothing or little about sex despite been thought in sch so why would I support this.

I've seen ladies blaming the child also , they claim children are spoilt these days that the guy is fully aware of herself.

I don't do hypocrite stuff , I know a lot of girls at age 14 would have had sex one way or the other.

For the fact that she's a minor every guy hoping to be a father would be against this.
Re: Baba Ijesha: Lagos Ministry Of Justice Advises Police To File 5 Charges by Glycosunde: 11:01pm On May 04
Let him be found guilty in all the 5 count charges so that he can have all the time he needs to suck on inmates fingers since his life depends on it and putting his hands on his head as if he has just won millions and couldn't believe his luck. He was just sucking the little girl's finger like lollipop that you want to it to finish on time before your friend comes so that you won't share it with him. Nonsense Ingredients and paedophile

Sighs........... Drops pen
Re: Baba Ijesha: Lagos Ministry Of Justice Advises Police To File 5 Charges by bekpo(m): 11:04pm On May 04
bekpo:
After painstakingly watching d video clip, I come to d unavoidable conclusion that d charges r bugos and unsubstantiable. The only charge that may fly is charge number one "indecent assault of a child". That's d only charge that's sustainable.

With a good lawyer, he will work out a free man.

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Re: Baba Ijesha: Lagos Ministry Of Justice Advises Police To File 5 Charges by CanadaOrBust: 11:48pm On May 04
venabili:
Hmmmn.

Charges 2,3,4 will be difficult to prove in court especially if all they have as evidence is the video plus his purported confession. (I didnt hear him confess to defilement)

Charges 1 and 5 should be a shoo in conviction. Whether he will be given the upper limit of the sentences and whether the terms will run concurrently or consecutively is another hurdle. I pray the case is fast so that we can get him off the streets. He is definitely a danger to the society.

Kind of wondering on the charges 2 and 3 though. I thought the first DPP opinion is that it is Statute barred? Or is it that there is a new defilement?

EDIT
I just read a legal write up on Section 218 of the criminal code which sexual assaults and defilement of minors. It is grossly evident that our legislators are absolutely not doing a good job if such a law can exist in its current form.

1. Defilement only applies when the child is below 13years(11years in some state). Action must commence within 2 months of the offender can no longer be prosecuted.

2. If the child is above 13 but less than 16, unlawful carnal knowledge only fetches 2years with or without caning.

There are so many outdated stuffs in the Act except lawyers in the house can elaborate on how DPP got the terms above for a 14year old

The 2015 law is the latest, see below, and it clearly stipulates 18 years as age of consent federally

Re: Baba Ijesha: Lagos Ministry Of Justice Advises Police To File 5 Charges by OgahBohz: 12:25am On May 05
Romanoff:
Let the case sha reach court and let him be convicted if found guilty.

A lot of adults we see today have had their childhood stolen from them cause one shameless person abused them sexually.

One news will soon hit front page about a man who has been abusing three of his underaged daughters.

Just wait for it.

babe abet gist us na..
Re: Baba Ijesha: Lagos Ministry Of Justice Advises Police To File 5 Charges by princewarri1985: 12:28am On May 05
This man is going to jail, and there is no 2 ways about that......just imagine this man loosing everthing just for 5 minutes enjoyment chai!
Re: Baba Ijesha: Lagos Ministry Of Justice Advises Police To File 5 Charges by OgahBohz: 12:32am On May 05
venabili:
Hmmmn.

Charges 2,3,4 will be difficult to prove in court especially if all they have as evidence is the video plus his purported confession. (I didnt hear him confess to defilement)

Charges 1 and 5 should be a shoo in conviction. Whether he will be given the upper limit of the sentences and whether the terms will run concurrently or consecutively is another hurdle. I pray the case is fast so that we can get him off the streets. He is definitely a danger to the society.

Kind of wondering on the charges 2 and 3 though. I thought the first DPP opinion is that it is Statute barred? Or is it that there is a new defilement?

EDIT
I just read a legal write up on Section 218 of the criminal code which sexual assaults and defilement of minors. It is grossly evident that our legislators are absolutely not doing a good job if such a law can exist in its current form.

1. Defilement only applies when the child is below 13years(11years in some state). Action must commence within 2 months of the offender can no longer be prosecuted.

2. If the child is above 13 but less than 16, unlawful carnal knowledge only fetches 2years with or without caning.

There are so many outdated stuffs in the Act except lawyers in the house can elaborate on how DPP got the terms above for a 14year old
..


all this will only encourage jungle justice .. cuz personally I'll rather commit murder than to be alive and watch a man that sexually abused my daughter , roaming freely on the street..one of us must just die
Re: Baba Ijesha: Lagos Ministry Of Justice Advises Police To File 5 Charges by OgahBohz: 12:37am On May 05
MrFlavvor:
I just heard of one in my area that impregnated his 13yo daughter cause his wife denies him sex. The sick thing is people are actually blaming his wife
honestly I don't understand Nigerians again these days
Re: Baba Ijesha: Lagos Ministry Of Justice Advises Police To File 5 Charges by Romanoff(f): 1:33am On May 05
Lagoon0:

What do mean lady.
Stop insinuating. Men don't raise irrelevant counter thread. Most guys I've seen condemned the man.
When I was 14 I knew nothing or little about sex despite been thought in sch so why would I support this.

I've seen ladies blaming the child also , they claim children are spoilt these days that the guy is fully aware of herself.

I don't do hypocrite stuff , I know a lot of girls at age 14 would have had sex one way or the other.

For the fact that she's a minor every guy hoping to be a father would be against this.

A 14 year old sex who is already sexually active is active cause someone abused her.
Re: Baba Ijesha: Lagos Ministry Of Justice Advises Police To File 5 Charges by Deblow: 2:59am On May 05
I believe the man did this for reasons yet to be unearthed. It goes beyond sexual satisfaction or the likes. Otherwise, his status as an entertainment star could fetch him tens of beautiful ladies out there with little or no efforts. A walk on the street will make matured ladies fall for him without asking. This is Nigeria, where even the ugliest of male artistes marry the most beautiful ladies in the society. Yet, the man opted for the self destructive path of "playing" with the minor!
He saw the trap and willingly and foolishly walked into it. Shame! However, justice should still be tempered with mercy. Baba Ijesa is already down. He should be sentenced, of course, if eventually found guilty but they should consider giving him light sentences.
Re: Baba Ijesha: Lagos Ministry Of Justice Advises Police To File 5 Charges by Lifestone(m): 5:23am On May 05
venabili:
Hmmmn.

Charges 2,3,4 will be difficult to prove in court especially if all they have as evidence is the video plus his purported confession. (I didnt hear him confess to defilement)

Charges 1 and 5 should be a shoo in conviction. Whether he will be given the upper limit of the sentences and whether the terms will run concurrently or consecutively is another hurdle. I pray the case is fast so that we can get him off the streets. He is definitely a danger to the society.

Kind of wondering on the charges 2 and 3 though. I thought the first DPP opinion is that it is Statute barred? Or is it that there is a new defilement?

EDIT
I just read a legal write up on Section 218 of the criminal code which sexual assaults and defilement of minors. It is grossly evident that our legislators are absolutely not doing a good job if such a law can exist in its current form.

1. Defilement only applies when the child is below 13years(11years in some state). Action must commence within 2 months of the offender can no longer be prosecuted.

2. If the child is above 13 but less than 16, unlawful carnal knowledge only fetches 2years with or without caning.

There are so many outdated stuffs in the Act except lawyers in the house can elaborate on how DPP got the terms above for a 14year old
Pocket Lawyer, did you read the sections quoted by the DPP and the punishment?

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