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Nigeria: Lagos DPP Begins Trial of Four Involved in Cynthia Osokogu's Murder

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Cynthia Osokogu.

The Lagos State Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) on Friday arraigned four men allegedly involved in the murder of Cynthia Osokogu.

The defendants--Okwumo Nwabufo (33), Olisaeloka Ezike (23), Orji Osita (33) and Ezike Nonso (25)-- were docked before Justice Olabisi Akinlade of a Lagos High Court in Ikeja.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that they are facing a six-count charge of conspiracy, murder, stealing, reckless negligence and possession of stolen goods.

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