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Gunmen Kidnap 2 Teachers In Edo Classroom

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Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers abducted on Monday two teachers at Obi Primary School, Obi Camp, in Avbiosi community of Owan West local government area of Edo state on Monday, but only one captive remains with them on Tuesday.

The teachers, a male and a female, Mr. Dada Okuns and Mrs. Esther Alabi, were abducted, just after public and private schools resumed for academic activities after the Christmas holidays.

It was gathered that the gunmen stormed the school at about 10:30am, shot sporadically and ordered six teachers in the school to follow them.

Four of the six teachers escaped, but the gunmen succeeded in taking Mr. Dada Okuns and Mrs. Esther Alabi away.

However, Mr. Okuns was rescued later that night by security operatives, with the assistance of hunters and vigilance group.

It was gathered that Okuns who is the chairman of Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) in the local government area, was inflicted with machete cuts by the kidnappers.

The gunmen initially demanded for N1 million ransom on Mrs. Alabi, but later raised it to N15 million.

The Chairman of Owan West local government area, Mr. Frank Ilaboya, who confirmed the incident, assured that the female teacher would soon be released.

Ilaboya who spoke through his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Hassan Otinau, said all efforts were being made to get the teacher released unhurt.

“We won’t relent until Mrs. Alabi is released unhurt. We are on top of the situation and there is hope that she will be out in no time.

“Our thoughts are with the immediate family at this moment of uncertainty. Yes, we feel their pains, but we just have have to keep up the tempo of our search as we did yesterday.

“Last night, the kidnappers made contact with the family and I personally spoke with Mrs. Alabi and urged her to be in good spirit that help was near.

“We will step up the search party this morning and no stone will be left unturned until the victim is rescued unhurt. I believe that with the combined efforts of all, we will get her out in no time.

“I want to commend the security agencies, the youths and other concerned members of the public who trooped out in their numbers to join hands in the search party. Thank you all for your efforts, it really shows the love that binds us together as a local government.

“I am personally pained by this ugly situation, where harmless primary school teachers are now targets of kidnappers.

“Yesterday was their first day at school after the New Year’s break, and their joy of reuniting with their pupils has been turned upside down.

“One thing I want to tell our people is that we will chase and chase these bandits out of Owan West, that is a promise and we won’t compromise on this.”

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#JusticeForUwa: Police Arrest One Of The Suspects Linked To Rape And Murder Of Miss Vera Uwaila Omozuwa [VIDEO]

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One of the suspects linked to the rape and murder of Miss Vera Uwaila Omozuwa has been arrested by police officers attached to the Edo state police command.

Recall that the 22-year-old 100-level student of the University of Benin, Edo State was raped and killed while reading in a church in Benin city.

Spokesman of Edo police command, Chidi Nwabuzor confirmed the arrest while speaking to newsmen. He said the suspect was arrested after the deceased was rushed to the hospital and the fingerprint on the fire extinguisher she was attacked with was examined.

Nwabuzor said the suspect was apprehended after the Area Commander of Ikpoba Hill mobilized his men to take action.

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“Wear Agbada Or Caftan” — Doctor Jokes About Rape, Blames Women For Causing Rape By What They Wear

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A Nigerian medical doctor has made distasteful comments about rape, as he joked about it while blaming women for causing rape by what they wear.

The brutal rape and murder of Uwa Omozuwa, has been condemned by Nigerians all over the country. The victim was said to have been raped on Friday 29th May near Ikpoba Hill in Benin City, at her church, the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

According to reports gathered, the deceased had gone to the church to read as she prepared for the possible school resumption after months of staying at home as a result of the lockdown order.

The perpetrators were said to have attacked her at the RCCG Ohovbe road branch, raped and smashed her head with a fire extinguisher, leaving her for dead.

A Twitter user has now shared the screenshot of her chat with a medical doctor, who blamed women for being raped based on what they wear.

In the chat, the doctor suggested that women should “wear agbada or caftan” to prevent rape. He added that “many times they attract it to themselves.”

When asked if he understands what rape means he joked that it’s “the act when a female seduces a male to have an erection, then she runs away.”

Some Nigerians have also made distasteful comments about rape, a Nigerian man, G Love Udenso, has boasted of being a rapist, as he wrote on Facebook that he would continue to rape women anytime the opportunity presents itself.

He made the statement while reacting to the gruesome death of Uwa Omazuwa, the University of Benin student who was raped and murdered inside in a church in Benin, Edo state.

He also stated that girls should not wear pants so as to help him carry out his rape activity without stress.

He wrote in Nigerian Pidgin English,

“I go dey rape dey go. Nothing go happen. Ladies make una help us small. No dey wear pants come weat tight on top. E dey waste person time abeg.Thank you.”

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#JusticeForUwa: I’ll Continue To Rape Women — Man Boasts On Facebook

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A Nigerian man, G love Udenso, has boasted of being a rapist, as he wrote on Facebook that he would continue to rape women anytime the opportunity presents itself.

He made the statement while reacting to the gruesome death of Uwa Omazuwa, the University of Benin student who was raped and murdered inside in a church in Benin, Edo state.

He also stated that girls should not wear pants so as to help him carry out his rape activity without stress.

He wrote in Nigerian Pidgin English,

“I go dey rape dey go. Nothing go happen. Ladies make una help us small. No dey wear pants come weat tight on top. E dey waste person time abeg.Thank you.”

As at the time of filing this report, his location is still unknown.

Meanwhile, the National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, in its reaction to the murder of Uwa, condemned the act and called on the law enforcement agencies to ensure that the perpetrators are arrested and made to face justice.

The statement reads:

The leadership of NANS Zone B, with a loud voice condemn the raped to death of Uwa Omazuwa an undergraduate student of University of Benin who died after being raped inside Redeemed Christian Church of God.

Report reaching the Zonal Secretariat by the Edo State Zonal Representative, said on the 27th of may 2020, the victim, Uwa Omazuwa, visited the RCCG Edo province 10, Ikpoba Hill, Benin, where she was reading, some men were reported to have made their way into the church auditorium where they struck her in the head with a fire extinguisher, raped her and ran away.

A security guard at the church reportedly found her in a pool of blood and informed his superiors at the church.

The 22-year-old victim, who was unconscious, was rushed to the university teaching hospital where she narrated her ordeal, she however, succumbed to her injuries three days later.

The case was reported at the Oregbeni Police station, Benin.

According to friend of the deceased, she recently gained admission into the university of Benin and yet to do matriculation before the gruesome act that led to her untimely time death on May 30th, 2020.

The leadership of the Zone call on the security operatives to investigate and bring the culprits to face the law.

While we sympathies with the family of the deceased and pray the almighty God give them the heart to bear this great lost.

Signed

Comr. Jeremiah Friday O.( aka Apple Water)

Coordinator,

NANS Zone B (South South and South East)

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