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Teenager Gang-raped In Lagos Tests Positive For COVID-19

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A 16-year-old girl, Aisha has tested positive for COVID-19 after been delivered of a baby which she conceived from gang-rape by 4 men at a motor park in Ijesha, Surulere, Lagos.

The victim, an indigene of Oyo state said she was raped when she took shelter in a bus at the motor park. in Ijesha, Surulere.

According to her, a guardian had taken her from her parents in Saki, Oyo state and promised to help her find a job but abandoned her at the motor park in Lagos, claiming she was coming back.

She said she roamed around the motor parks for many days before she was gang-raped and abandoned.

However, she claims that she can identify the four men who raped her.

Aishat who became pregnant and homeless was later referred to welfare workers in the state.

She was said to have been directed to the Mother and Child Care Centre in Gbaja, through the Ministry of Women Affairs, where her case was first reported.

The young lady was later delivered of a baby girl via caesarean section.

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According to the report, she was supposed to be taken her to one of the government shelters in the state but the management of the centre insisted that a COVID-19 test be conducted on her first.

Aishat was said to have tested positive for COVID-19 and was transferred to the Gbagada Isolation Centre instead.

Those who came in contact with Aishat were asked to undergo Coronavirus test.

8 of the hospital staff reportedly tested positive and have been asked to go to the isolation centre.

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Nigeria’s Communications Minister, Isa Pantami, Loses 13-year-old Daughter

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Communications minister, Isa Pantami

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami, has announced the loss of his 13-year-old daughter, Aishah Isa Ali.

The Minister took to his Twitter account on Monday night to announce this sad news.

Pantami stated that the funeral prayer for the deceased will be conducted in Abuja on Tuesday at Annur Masjeed, Wuse 2.

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The post by the minister announcing the incident reads; “Inna lil Laahi wa inna ilaiHi Rajiun! My 13-year old daughter, Aishah Isa Ali (Amal) passed away just a moment ago.

“Due to some necessities, funeral prayer tomorrow at Annur Masjeed, Wuse 2, immediately after Zuhr prayer In sha Allah. May Allah forgive and be merciful to her.”

 

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

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Governor Wike

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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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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