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Police Arraigns Pastor For Raping A Teenager

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A 40-year-old Pastor, Abraham Akpan, was brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Friday for allegedly defiling a teenager forcefully.

Akpan, of 39, Hassan Ogunmola Street, Ijaiye, a suburb of Lagos State, is facing a three-count charge bordering on rape.

The prosecutor, Sergeant Jimah Iseghede, told the court that Akpan committed the offence between August 27 and 29 at the his residence.

Iseghede told the court that the parents of the 16-year-old girl took her to the church for deliverance where Akpan allegedly defiled her.

“At the deliverance session, when nobody was there, the pastor raped the girl severally,” he said.

The prosecutor said the offence contravened Sections 135, 137 and 141 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.

Akpan, however, pleaded not guilty to the offence.

The Chief Magistrate, Tajudeen Elias, adjourned the case to September 21 for ruling on the bail application for Akpan.

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BREAKING: ASUU meeting with FG end in deadlock, strike to continue

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The meeting between the federal government and the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on Tuesday ended without an agreement.

As a result of this, the six-month-old strike embarked on by public university lecturers is set to continue.

The lecturers met with the Professor Nimi Briggs Committee at the National University Commission (NUC) in Abuja with high hopes of resolving the impasse.

A senior member of ASUU said that members of the Briggs renegotiation committee didn’t come with any new offer on the table.

According to him, the committee pleaded with the lecturers to suspend the ongoing strike, with promises that their concerns will be included in the 2023 budget.

The meeting started at about 12pm and lasted for about three hours.

ASUU has been on strike since February 14.

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Suspected thugs destroy Tinubu’s Emilokan billboard in Lagos (PHOTO)

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Some persons suspected to be political thugs have vandalized a billboard of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, in Lagos.

The billboard located on the close to the third mainland bridge was destroyed on Tuesday morning.

The action sparked tension online as some APC members have accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.

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EFCC recovers another 1.4bn naira for NHIS

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EFCC writes INEC, demands APC, PDP, other aspirants’ bank details

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has recovered an additional sum of one billion, four hundred million naira (N1.4 Billion) for the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).

In a statement via its official Twitter handle, the money, according to the commission, was part of the funds which some commercial banks ‘fraudulently’ refused to transmit to the Treasury Single Account, TSA, since 2015.

The statement further said the money had been released to the NHIS since August 5, 2022.

It also revealed that the Commission had in similar fashion on February 10, 2022, released a sum of N1.5bn to the scheme.

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