Lack of tongue control has earned one Mariya Muhammad a few weeks in detention following a statement she made, calling her close neighbour, Hajiya Karima Sani, a harlot.
9jatoday understands that the Mariya, a resident of Rigasa area in Kaduna State, bagged 14 days in prison without any option of bail, after she allegedly refers to her neighbour as a harlot.
Reporting the incident, Karima told Justice Dahiru Bamalli that she and Mariya had lived like typical neighbours for a while now before the incident.
She also explained how Mariya had accused her severally of being a prostitute.
She said; ”We have had good and bad days. We have had misunderstandings and quarrels. I decided to file a suit against her because she called me a prostitute and I am not. I am a married woman.”
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Meanwhile, Mariya also during the court hearing told the court that Karima has also called her names and that is why she decided to do the same to her by calling her a prostitute.
“I called her a prostitute because she has also called me names in the past,” she said.
However, Justice Dahiru had sentence Mariya to two weeks in prison without any option of fine.
In another news, 9jatoday reports that a street beggar rejected N50 from a helper and demands higher currency.
According to the young man, whose name is identified as Chidi, said that he was travelling through Port-Harcourt road when he saw a beggar, he decided to show concerned and gave him N50, but to his shock, the man rejected it while still holding his hand, saying that he only accepts N500 upward.
It is no longer news that many beggars in Nigeria now have the choice of currency they accept, you dare not give some of them a lower currency, they see it as an insult to their person.
In amazement, Chidi shared the story on his Twitter page, noting that the street beggar refused the lower currency and claims that he only accept higher currencies, starting from N500.