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Cadet soldiers torturing a civilian

(Sahara Reporters)

In the past one week, there has been very exciting an trending stories on Pulse Gist section that became viral as soon as they were published.

Leading the pack was the story of some Nigerian Army cadet who tortured a civilian because he complimented the beauty of one the females among them. The video went viral and has even gotten the Military authorities promising to track down the cadets involved and punished.

A pastor who lured and 11-year-old girl to a brothel in Lagos and raped her, also drew lots of condemnation from Nigerians.

This was followed by the story of a staff of Arik Air who has been declared missing by her family after she went to visit her boyfriend on January 1 and has not seen since then.

A divorce seeking man shocked n Igando Customary Court in Lagos State by telling the magistrate that his wife had been poisoning his meals since 2008, leading to his being terminally ill.

To round up the week, former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, welcomed his first son after four grown up children with his ex-beauty queen fiancee.

1. "Power Drunk: Man tortured by Army cadet for calling female officer "Beautiful" [Video]

Sahara reporters have now released a video showing members of the Nigerian Army cadet torturing a young man for calling their female colleague beautiful.

The officers caught on tape seemed very young and new to the system, as Nigerians have come to realise that they are usually the most power drunk.

play Soldiers Torturing civilian (Sahara Reporters)

Soldiers torturing a civilian

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The torture begins with the man being made to squat while the female officer continually slapped him across the face as another young boy, possibly a teenager but also a member of the cadet, laughed.

2. "Touch Not My Anointed: Pastor in trouble for raping 11-yr-old girl in a brothel"

A man of God who is the General Overseer (GO), of a pentecostal church located at the Oworonshoki area of Lagos State, was arrested for allegedly luring an 11-year-old girl to a brothel in the area and raping her.

Image of a randy pastor

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Eyewitnesses say the pastor who is very popular in the area, had lured the girl to the brothel where he forcefully had carnal knowledge of her and it was screams of pains that attracted some of the prostitutes resident in the brothel.

3. "Missing Person: Arik staff declared missing after visiting boyfriend"

A 29-year-old staff member of Arik Air, Grace Utum, was declared missing by her family after she went to visit her boyfriend identified as Ihuoma Amelogu, residing at the Ojodu Berger area of Lagos State.

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The missing Grace Utum

Photo Credit: Facebook

The Cross River State born Utum, a graduate of Accounting from the University of Calabar, had left her office in Ikeja on January 1, 2016, to visit her lover and has not been seen since then as her whereabouts has remained a mystery.

4. "In Lagos: My wife has been poisoning my meals since 2008, husband tells court"

A middle-aged man, Prince Agina, told an Igando Customary Court in Lagos State that his wife, Obianuju, has been poisoning his meals since 2008 and wanted the court to dissolve the union that has produced three children.

A broken marriage is like a broken egg

Photo Credit: Total Media

Agina also accused his wife of frequent fighting and infidelity by her husband.

"Since 2008, I have noticed that my food was being laced with poison, which has resulted to my deteriorating health; as I am standing here, I'm sick.

Usually, I travel a lot. On one occasion when I returned home; I noticed that the centre table in our home had broken; when I asked my daughter how it happened, she told me that one uncle broke it.

This means my wife brings other men into our matrimonial home whenever I travelled because my daughter knows all her uncles."

5. "It's A Boy: Former Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode welcomes new baby with fiancee"

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode,  became the proud father of a son after his fiancee, Precious Chikwendu, put to bed a bouncing baby boy on February 1st.

play Femi Fani-Kayode and Precious Chikwendu (Instagram)

Femi Fani-Kayode and Precious Chikwendu

Photo Credit: Instagram

The boy who is Fani-Kayode's first son after five grown up daughters from his previous marriages, was born at the Diff Hospital in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.

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