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Shocking!!! Man remanded in prison for raping 12 year-old daughter

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A man identified as Kenneth Okonkwo was on Wednesday accused by his estranged girlfriend of sexually abusing their 12-year-old daughter who had gone to spend the Easter holiday with him.

The girl’s mother, Ajoke Afolabi, a hairdresser, told a Lagos State High Court in Ikeja that the defendant was her boyfriend who got her impregnated, adding that she was delivered of a baby girl in 2015.

She said, “When I gave birth to my baby in 2005, he disappeared; my mother and I took full responsibility for the baby.

“I got married when my daughter was five years old and I left her with my mother because she was so attached to my mother. I enrolled her in the best private school and also ensured that she did not lack anything.

“Sometime in 2015, the defendant saw my brother and enquired about his daughter’s whereabouts. My sister brought him to my mother’s house where he promised to start taking responsibility of his child.

“He paid her school fees for a term and also bought clothes for her. He later came back in April 2015 and told my mother that he would like the girl to spend the Easter holiday with him.

“I gave my consent because of his changed attitude towards his daughter. After the Easter holiday I called him to bring back my daughter but he was not reachable. I later went to his family house and was told by his father that he had taken the child to Onitsha.

“I was still contemplating about the whole issue when I got a letter from the Citizen Mediation Centre inviting me. I got there only to see him there with my daughter. He asked for custody of his daughter, alleging that I was married to another man and that he did not want his child leaving in another man’s house.

“We signed an agreement that day and he promised to enrol my daughter in a good school and also take care of her. I was shocked when a month later I demanded to see my daughter and he told me that he had enrolled her in a public school in Agege.

“I forcefully took my daughter away. We were invited again by the Mediation Centre to settle things and from there they referred us to the welfare office.

“When we got there, we were asked to state our story; it was while we were arguing there that my daughter opened up to one of the officers that her father had been molesting her sexually.”

Source: ( Punch Newspaper )

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Lagos Govt Relaxes Curfew From 10pm To 6am

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Lagos Govt Relaxes Curfew From 10pm To 6am
BREAKING: Curfew Now 10pm To 6am In Lagos -Govt

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Government has announced a further relaxation of the curfew imposed after the hijack of the peaceful #EndSARS protests.

Lagos State information commissioner Gbenga Omotosho announced the new decision on Friday.

He said the curfew will now be from 10:00 pm till 6:00 am.

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“Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu praises Lagosians for observing the curfew, which is expected to restore normalcy in our communities,” Omotosho said.

The statement read, “The Lagos State Government has announced a further relaxation of the curfew imposed after the breakdown of law and order, following the hijack of the peaceful #EndSARS protests.

“The curfew will now be from 10 pm till 6 am.

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Wike Ordered Police, Army To Kill IPOB Members, Nnamdi Kanu Alleges

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Wike Ordered Police, Army To Kill IPOB Members, Nnamdi Kanu Alleges

Governor Nyesom Wike makes U-turn, joins #EndSARS protesters in Rivers state (video)

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed group, Independent People of Biafra (IPOB) has accused Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike of ordering police and soldiers to kill members of the group.

Recall that Wike had signed an executive order to reinforce the total ban on IPOB and its activities in Rivers State.

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Reacting in a tweet on Friday, Kanu accused the Governor of sponsoring state security to execute IPOB members.

“Nyesom Wike, the little Hitler of Rivers State had a closed-door meeting with lawyers where he instructed them that any arrested IPOB member should not be brought to court but rather should be executed by the army & police.”

He wrote:

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Buhari Approves Emaimo’s Re-Appointment

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Buhari Approves Emaimo’s Re-Appointment

Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reappointment of Dr. John Emaimo, as Rector, Federal College of Dental Technology and Therapy, Enugu State.

The appointment was made known in a letter signed by the Minister of State for Health, Olorunnimbe Mamora on behalf of President Buhari.

Dr. Emaimo’s re-appointment takes effect from Nov. 27, 2020.

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Speaking on the re-appointment, Mamora stated that Emaimo was found eligible for a second term based on his assessment.

The minister urged Emaimo to continue to work with his team because whatever achievements he had made in his first term could not have been done alone.

He reminded him of the enormous responsibilities of his office and the expectations of the government and people towards efficient service delivery.

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