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APC Politician Defiles Two Minor In Nasarawa

A ward chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Obi Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, Christopher Ogah has been nabbed for allegedly defiling two girls in his residence.

According to eye witness, the suspect was caught defiling two girls aged 12 and 13 years respectively after luring the minors to his room when they entered his residence to fetch water from a well.

Chairman of the local government, Alhaji Mohammad Oyimoga Oyigye confirmed the incident and also disclosed that he saved the suspect from being lynched by angry youths.

He said the suspect who was handed over to the police, was transferred to Lafia to forestall breakdown of peace in the area.

Nasarawa State Commissioner of Police, Mr Bola Longe who also confirmed the incident said he has directed that the case should be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) in Lafia for discreet investigation after which the suspect will be charged to court.

‘Facemask Causes Failed Transactions’ Banks Explain

Users of Automated Teller Machines have been urged by their respective banks that they should endeavour to remove their facemasks when carrying out transactions through the machine to ensure that their faces are properly recognised in order to prevent failed transactions.

This which is against the wearing of face masks as a condition to enter the banking halls in this pandemic period was said to have been a necessary exemption as wearing of Facemask while using the ATM might hinder successful transaction due to the fact some banks have installed face detection features in their ATMs which can prevent an ATM from dispensing cash if it is unable to recognise the face of the user.

In an email to its customers on measures to keep transactions protected , Fidelity Bank said that wearing of face masks is a safety and precautionary measure which must be adhered to in this period of the COVID- 19 pandemic and however advised that customers should remove their mask while making withdrawals or carrying out ATM transactions to allow the ATM to properly recognise them.

In the same development, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc in an email to its customers listed its branches that would be accessible to customers .

It said customers should not come to the banking hall without wearing Facemask.

It added that customers can withdraw up N150,000 from the ATM and they can safe themselves from stress and do the transaction at home to keep safe.

Breaking: FG Orders Federal Schools Not To Reopen

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu has disclosed that federal schools would remain closed until it is safe to reopen them.

He also said that it has stopped students from participating in the West African Senior School Certificate Examinations earlier scheduled for August 4 to September 5.

Adamu Adamu , disclosed this to newsmen at the end of a meeting of the Federal Executive Council presided over by the President Muhammadu Buhari.

He also urged state governments that have announced school resumption plans to rescind such.

Adamu stated that the West African Examinations Council could not determine the resumption date of schools for Nigeria .

He said he would prefer that Nigerian students lose an academic year than to expose them to heath dangers amid the coronavirus pandemic .

Cleric Confesses Sleeping With His Daughter For Five Years

Police have arrested a 44 – year – old pastor of Christ Apostolic Church , Ogo- Oluwa parish , Oluwafemi Oyebola , who has been sleeping with his daughter since 2015 and subsequently procured abortion for her three times.

The arrest was said to have been made following a complaint by his daughter at the Owode – Egbado Divisional Police Headquarters after running to a Non Governmental Organization for assistance over the unbecoming experience she was passing through at home.

The state Police Public Relations Officer , Abimbola Oyeyemi , confirmed the incident in a statement on Tuesday .

He said the victim told the police that her father had been forcefully having carnal knowledge of her since 2015 when she was 19 – year- old shortly after the demise of her mother .

The PPRO said that the victim further reported that she got pregnant for her father three times after which her father took her to a nurse where those pregnancies were aborted and later made her do family planning in order to prevent her from getting pregnant again.

Oyeyemi said the victim , upon realising that her father was out to ruin her life , ran away from the house and reported to a non -governmental organisation , Advocacy for Children and Vulnerable Persons Network .

He said the Cleric was arrested at his residence after the complain has been brought to the police.

The police spokesman added that the suspect confessed during interrogation that all his daughter said was nothing but the whole truth.

The PPRO noted that the state Commissioner of Police , Kenneth Ebrimson , had ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the anti -human trafficking and child labour unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.

Edo 2020 : ‘I Will Show You That I Am From Niger Delta’ Wike Replies Ganduje

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike who is also the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party National Campaign Council for the Edo State Governorship Election, has hit back at his Kano State counterpart , Abdullahi Ganduje who earlier said that the Rivers Governor deserves to be isolated that he will show Ganduje that he is from Niger Delta by ‘choping him to coma and his dollar‘.

He said this during the inauguration of the PDP campaign council in Abuja on Tuesday .

Wike said neither he nor the PDP could be intimidated by threats coming from the All Progressives Congress over the Edo Governorship election.

He further said that he was told that Ganduje said and also read that he is going to isolate him until election is over. He however questioned that between him and Ganduje who suppose to be isolated in the country, if Nigeria was to be a country.

He then said that a man who pockets dollar deserves to be isolated and that’s why he was made the Chairman of APC for the election to spend the dollar.

Wike added that what APC and Ganduje don’t understand that he is from Niger Delta that he will consume all the hard currency that is with Ganduje and send him to coma afterwards.

Recall that Ganduje during a media briefing in Abuja , on Monday said he knows the PDP made Wike its (campaign council ) chairman and he assured that he will isolate Wike in an isolation centre and before he recovers , the election would have been over.

Earlier , in his address , the National Chairman of the PDP, Uche Secondus asked the President Muhammadu Buhari – led regime to save the nation’ s democracy by ensuring that the votes of the people counted not only in Edo State , but across states where elections would be held going forward .

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