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Edo Native Doctor Turns Daughter To Sex Slave; Impregnates Her Twice

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A 52-year-old native doctor, Jacob Alonge, has been sentenced to 21 years imprisonment without option of fine for raping and impregnating his teenage daughter.

The judgement was delivered in a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Evboriaria, Benin on Thursday.

The native doctor was convicted by the Chief Magistrate, Dorothy Adamaigbo, over three-count charge of repeated sexual assault, fetish wrap of the girl’s pubic hair, raping and impregnating her.

The prosecution had earlier explained to the court that the convict committed the offence in Ososo Village, Akoko-Edo Local Government in Edo.

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The prosecution said that the convict, who turned his daughter to a sex slave for several years, also instructed her never to sleep with any other man.

The defendant was also said to have severally raped the 17-year-old girl, impregnated her, and procured abortion for her and shaved the hair in her private parts.

The girl was said to have become pregnant a second time but the public got wind of the matter and he was subsequently arrested by the police and arraigned in court.

According to the prosecutor, the pregnant girl, however, died along with four others in an accident along Benin-Auchi highway, while travelling from Ososo to Benin on their way to the court.

According to the prosecutor, the girl’s uncle, two workers of a Non-Governmental Organisation, Brave Heart Initiative, helping the girl with the case, the cab driver and the girl had died in motor accident.

The prosecutor said that after learning of the auto crash, Mr Alonge who had earlier pleaded guilty to the counts against him and was about to be sentenced, changed his plea on the day he learnt that his daughter and the others had died.

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Cult Violence: Wike Imposes Two-Week Curfew Around Okoro-Nu-Odu

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Cult Violence: Wike Imposes Two-Week Curfew Around Okoro-Nu-Odu

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Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has imposed a 24-hour total curfew for two weeks on some parts of Port-Harcourt, the state capital.

The Governor made this known during a broadcast on Sunday where he noted that the curfew begins from Monday 23rd November 2020.

The statement noted that the upsurge noticed by the state government in cases of cult activities, other forms of violence, and killings is responsible for the curfew.

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Wike in the statement declared that the entire area along and around the Okoro-nodu flyover up to a one-kilometre radius from Saint Emmanuel Anglican Church, Rumuokoro, extending to the Rumuodomaya Slaughter and Local Government daily market will be affected.

He added that no form of trading, human or vehicular movement is allowed in the affected areas until further notice.

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Zamfara Governor Secures Release Of 11 Kidnapped Victims

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Zamfara Governor Secures Release Of 11 Kidnapped Victims

Bello Matawalle

Governor of Zamafara, Bello Matawalle has announced the release of 11 kidnapped victims.

According to reports, ten of the victims were male and a female from Bukkuyum Local Government Area.

Matawalle received the rescued kidnapped victims on Saturday night at the Government House in Gusau, the state capital.

The Commissioner of Security and Home Affairs, Abubakar Muhammed Dauran revealed that the victims were released without paying a ransom.

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He stated they were released as a result of the peace initiative and stakeholders meeting summoned by Governor Matawalle with all critical stakeholders from Bukkuyum Local Government Area on Thursday.

Governor Matawalle assured that his administration will not rest on its oars until total peace is achieved in all parts of the state.

 

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Police Confirm Abduction Of Nasarawa APC Chairman

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The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa State, Philip Shekwor, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.

According to reports, Shekwor was abducted on Saturday night at his residence along Dunamis church, Bukan Sidi in Lafia.

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Confirming the incident, Police Commissioner Bola Longe said the unidentified gunmen in large number stormed the residence of the APC chairman in Lafia around 11 pm and took him away to an unknown destination.

According to him, security agencies had reacted swiftly by deploying personnel to different forest locations to ensure the safe release of the APC chieftain.

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