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These men did not retain the thought of God in their hearts so they could not be moved by the mention of His name, neither could their conscience be appealed to, for it had been seared with hot iron; they had become walking nightmares, they had become men without souls. On the morning of 4th June 1996, hired gunmen from the State trailed and murdered a Pro-Democracy icon. This was on the heels of the annulment of her husband's election victory. This book details the events that led up to one of the most shocking State-sponsored assassinations in Nigeria's history.
Although born into abject poverty, Raymond Olawale Jacobs was able to claw his way to the top in business, eventually becoming one of the richest men in Nigeria and in the world. When everything appeared to be going well, a simple weekend fling ended up destroying the peace in his home, and from then things just kept getting worst. At seventy five, Raymond Jacobs was diagnosed with stage four Prostate cancer and given a few months to live. His personal doctor and friend had advised him to put his house in order, so his children and wives wouldn't be at each other's throat when he is eventually no more. Raymond Jacobs saw his Will and Last Testament as the ultimate weapon to right the wrongs that had plagued his entire life. But little did he know how erroneous this move was.
Broken Souls tells the story of Lola Adekoya, the 16-year-old girl 'church girl', who is murdered under mysterious circumstances. A witness statement and a signed confession lead to the conviction of a suspect. Seven years after the judgment, a panel is instituted to review all criminal cases with unusual circumstances. The Lola Adekoya murder case comes up for review and so much dirt and abuse of power is uncovered. So, if the convict is not responsible for Lola's murder, then who is?
Beatrice Nelson, a 23-year-old single mother of two, is charged and condemned to die for the murder of her son. She battles relentlessly to prove her innocence, but the system seemed bent to make her go down for the crime. With nowhere else to turn, she resigned to fate in her cold cell as she awaited the hangman's noose. Until the day she heard a voice that changed everything.
Kendrick Kiribi is murdered in his bar after he made a huge amount of money from the sale of one of his businesses. A tiny speck of blood left at the crime scene offers detectives DNA evidence that leads them to a man, but who vehemently insists he had nothing to do with the crime. Is he saying the truth or is he just trying to throw detectives off him? Was the evidence at the crime scene planted by Kendrick Kiribi's widow, who happens to be the police prime suspect?