A lecturer in the Department of Business management at the Covenant University Ota, Ogun State, Dr. Stephen Ukenna, has been arrested for alleged rape.
Police said Ukenna was arrested on March 11 “for forcefully having unlawful carnal knowledge of a 17-year-old student of the school.
The 41-year-old lecturer was arrested after a complaint was lodged at Ota Area Command by the parents of the victim.
The parents had informed the police that their daughter talked to them on phone from the school, narrating to them that she was invited by the lecturer to his office on the said date under the pretence that he wanted to plan a surprise birthday party for her close friend.
However, “on getting to his office, the lecturer locked the office door and forcefully had s*x with her on the table in his office,” the Ogun police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, has said on Tuesday.
On interrogation, the suspect admitted having carnal knowledge of the victim, but was unable to give any reason for his action.
‘Clear my heart of any hate, it’s too much burden to carry’ – Tonto Dikeh cries to God to heal her heart
The silence of Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh despite her ex-husband's marriage to Nollywood actress Rosy Meurer has continued to amaze many Nigerians.
Even after the couple made headlines following their baby's arrival and gave him the same name as Tonto Dikeh's son, the actress never uttered a word irrespective of several social media reactions.
Amidst all, Tonto Dikeh took to Instagram to say a beautiful prayer for herself as she asked God to heal her heart of any hate against a brother or a sister.
According to the actress, hate is too much burden to carry while asking God to bless and keep her loved ones safe.
She wrote: Such a beautiful prayer, Say this prayer. Dear Lord, clear my hear of any...
The Governor of Kaduna, Nasir El-Rufai, has made it clear his administration will not negotiate with bandits and criminals.
According to him, his job as a Governor, is to enforce the law and prosecute offenders but not preach repentance to them.
El-Rufai restated his government’s position during an expanded meeting of the State Security Council at the Council Chambers of Sir Kashim Ibrahim House on Tuesday.
In addition to regular members from the state government, security agencies and traditional rulers, the meeting featured religious leaders and invited guests from professional associations, trade unions and civil society groups.
“We will not engage with bandits or kidnappers. Private citizens like clerics and clergy men can do so in their individual capacities, to preach to them...
The residents of Umueledi in Old Umuahia, Abia State, has taken to the streets to protest exorbitant estimated electricity billing by the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company.
The protesters on Tuesday carried a coffin with an engraving “EEDC rest in peace” chanted war songs and marched around Afo Ibeji Market in Old Umuahia.
The leader of protesters, Chief Amaechi Stanley, said EEDC had reduced the residents of the community to untold economic hardship through an exorbitant electricity bill.
He said, “EEDC now advances an estimated bill of N36,000 to each household every month contrary to N4000 being paid before.
“The burden had become unbearable for the locals, hence their decision to cry out for external intervention.
“We have been complaining to EEDC concerning the outrageous billing but our complaints fell on deaf ears.
“We have even...