Toritseju: Family, friends mourn as UK-based Nigerian law graduate is killed in Abuja

Toritseju: Family, friends mourn as UK-based Nigerian law graduate is killed in Abuja

A 23-year old graduate of law from Buckingham University, United Kingdom, Mr. Toritseju Emmanuel Jackson, has been murdered in Abuja.

Toritseju was found stabbed to death in the early hours of Sunday, September 12, 2021; in Wuse Zone 4, Abuja.

 

Friends mourn as UK-based Nigerian law graduate is killed in Abuja

 

Toritseju, who studied law at Buckingham University, United Kingdom, returned to Nigeria months ago; to undertake the mandatory one-year call-to-bar programme at the Nigerian Law School, NLS.

Friends mourn as UK-based Nigerian law graduate is killed in Abuja

 

Unfortunately, he met his sad demise before he could finish law school.

 

Toritseju

 

Details of his death, and who is responsible, are still sketchy. Friends have taken to various platforms to mourn him.

 

Friends mourn as UK-based Nigerian law graduate is killed in Abuja

In other news, the Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been named in Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People for 2021.1st News learned that Okonjo-Iweala made the list released on Wednesday, September 15, alongside US President Joe Biden, Angelique Kidjo, and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry, and Meghan.

The list recognises “people whose ideas, example, talent, or discoveries transform the world we live in”.

She was named in the leaders’ category alongside US Vice President, Kamala Harris; Chinese President, Xi Jinping, and India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.

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“As we face a constant barrage of vaccine misinformation, bureaucratic slowdowns across both government and industry, and the rise of variants that underscore the urgency of the situation, Okonjo-Iweala has shown us that to end the pandemic, we must work together to equip every nation with equitable vaccine access,” Prince Harry and Meghan wrote about Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance.

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Kingsley Alaribe is a Digital Marketer with 1stNews, and writes the weekly column, Strangers and Lovers. He is also a Data Scientist. Email: [email protected]

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