Nigeria, Oct. 31 -- The Niger State Police Command has arrested Joy Afekafez, 14, over the murder of Funmilola Adefolalu, a lecturer at the Federal University of Technology, FUT, Minna.

Miss Afekafez was the housemaid of the slain lecturer.

The deceased was killed at her residence in the Gbaiko Area of Minna on Sunday.

A statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Wasiu Abiodun, said the suspect was arrested on Monday at about 9:00 p.m. at a residence within the Gbeganu area of Minna for culpable homicide.

Mr Abiodun alleged that during interrogation, the suspect confessed that she worked as the deceased's housemaid for about three weeks and she was laid off for an undisclosed misdeed.

He further alleged that after...