Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.


Sex worker arrested for stabbing customer 10 times

17 February 2016, 18:10

Lagos - A commercial sex worker has been arrested by the police at Ikoyi Division in Lagos, western Nigeria, for allegedly stabbing a male customer.

Trouble started when the sex worker Cynthia Edo alleged that the customer Kola Ayinla was trying to harm her with a charm during sex bout at a local hotel in Ikoyi.

The suspect said the customer requested to have sex with her overnight after agreeing to a fee of N20 000.

She accused the customer of trying to bring out something like charm from his pocket to harm her while they were having sex, an allegation the customer denied.

Also read: Sex hawker dies after 'servicing' customers

Ayinla explained that he negotiated sex with Cynthia for N20 000 all night only for her to spring up from the bed after only one round of sex, saying his money has 'expired'.

He said an argument ensued and Cynthia stabbed her severally on his body.

Cynthia was arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court on a one count charge of felony to wit, unlawful assault on Kola Ayinla by stabbing him with a broken bottle all over his body occasioning bodily harm, an offence punishable under section 171 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.

She pleaded not guilty to the charg and the presiding Magistrate, H. O. A. Amos admitted her to bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum.

Amos adjourned the case till 3 March, 2016 for mention, while the defendant was taken to kirikiri prison, Apapa, Lagos pending when she will perfect her bail conditions

- News 24


Read more from our Users

Nigeria @ 56: Words to my green f...

A leader’s job is not to dictate, but rather to be respected, admired and be a trustee, of the land we love, with so much potential, a land which should be freer than free. Its still a long way to fufilling our destiny! Read more...

Submitted by
Isaac Asabor263
Recession: An opportunity for Nig...

The recession should be seen as an opportunity for the country’s promotion as long as we all collectively conduct ourselves in a patriotic manner, writes Isaac Asabor.  Read more...

Submitted by
Black and White

We want to imitate the whites in everything because we are ignorant of our inherent originality and content. We spend all our Naira to acquire his inventions because we so oblivious of our natural endowments that we allow him have it for free. Read more...

Submitted by
Nate Nat
Adamawa State University Mubi: A ...

ADSU integrity forum has accused the Sunday Joshua Wugira, a lawyer, of adopting unorthodox tactics by abusing his privilege by attacking the integrity of ADSU Vice Chancellor Dr. Moses Zira Zaruwa, writes a News24 reader. Read more...

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
My Country Nigeria (Part One)

Poetry by Abdulsalam Jubril.

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
Recession, dearth in leadership a...

Every leader has the opportunity to become great and making himself immortal in the lives and hearts of people for generations to come. Will Mr. President seize this opportunity?, questions Abdulsalam Jubril. Read more...