Soldier boyfriend murders girlfriend over cheating issues.

A 23 year old 200-level student of the Niger Delta University (NDU), Amassoma, has been found dead in her apartment at off-campus. 


The 23-year old young lady which was identified as Jennifer Ugadu is being alleged to have been murdered by her soldier boyfriend as bullet wounds were discovered in her corpse. 


Her two fingers were also cut off which shows a proof of struggle. 

Jennifer's friends had reported the incident pointing her jealous soldier boyfriend, James Matol as the suspect. 

They narrated that the boyfriend and Jennifer has been having trust issues until he finally murdered her over a cheating suspicion.


James Matol, was said to have posted some sad comments on Jennifer's WhatsApp status where he claimed to be in emotional frustration due to cheating by his girlfriend. He said that he murdered her for that reason. 

He also blamed the late Jennifer for wasting 5 years of their relationship and using charm on him all the while. 


The Bayelsa Commissioner of Police, Mike Okoli, has confirmed the incident and had ordered investigations to commence immediately. 

The State Police Public Relations Officer, Asinim Butswat, also confirmed the incident with a statement he released, 

“Police have recovered the decomposing corpse of one Jennifer Ugadu ‘f’ 23 years, a two hundred level student of the faculty of Education at the Niger Delta University Wilberforce Island, Amassoma, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area Bayelsa State.

“The deceased body was discovered on 13th of July 2021, after one of her friends stumbled on a chat, where the deceased boyfriend admitted to killing her and threatened to commit suicide.

"Preliminary investigation revealed that the deceased was shot in her apartment by her boyfriend, one James Matol, who is allegedly a member of the Nigerian Army.

“Investigations also reveal that the deceased was last seen with the boyfriend on 11th of July 2021.”


Investigations still going on. 

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