Wednesday, May 24

Societal

Shock as remnants of dead man is found in Ibadan home after 4 years
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Shock as remnants of dead man is found in Ibadan home after 4 years

By Charly Agwam  Residents of Apete in Ibadan Oyo State, Nigeria woke up to the shock of their lives after discovering the remains of a man who was last seen in the neighborhood four years ago. The remnants of the decomposed body of the man was reportedly found in the bedroom of his house. Bestof9ja learnt that the deceased (unknown identity) was last seen during one of his occasional trip to Ibadan from Port Harcourt in Rivers State where he resides at the time. Although the cause of death is yet to be ascertained, residents who were still in shock told newsmen that non of the residents in the area knew about the incident until recently when the community decided to enter into the compound to cut the overgrown grass inside his compound which has become a home for sna...
Police arrest 3 members of counterfeit money syndicate in Bauchi
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Police arrest 3 members of counterfeit money syndicate in Bauchi

By Charly Agwam As part of effort to combat crime and criminality in Bauchi State, the Bauchi Command of the Nigeria Police said it has arrested three suspects for being in possession and production of counterfeit currency. The Police spokesman, SP Ahmed Wakil made this known in a statement shared with journalists on Wednesday. He said that one of the suspects was arrested with the sum of seventy-five-thousand-naira (N75,0000) counterfeit notes. "On 21st August 2022 at about 1930hrs, detectives attached to 'C’ Divisional Police headquarters, Bauchi acted on an actionable and credible intelligence report available at their disposal, swung into action and arrested three suspects for being in possession and production of counterfeit currency. "A suspect who was identified ...
Breaking: Teen-girl who went missing in Lagos now in Bauchi police custody
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Breaking: Teen-girl who went missing in Lagos now in Bauchi police custody

By Charly Agwam - Bauchi A teenager, Mildred Joshua Ebuka who went missing in Lagos has been found in Bauchi State, Bauchi police revealed on Friday. According to a statement made available to newsmen on Saturday by Bauchi Command PPRO, Ahmed Wakil, the teenager is in good condition and will be united with her family soon. He said that the teenager had been found at a bus park and was brought into police custody by a Good Samaritan as the environment was strange to her. "It is with utmost gratitude to GOD Almighty that Bauchi State Command (announce that we) have located the parent of Mildred Joshua ebuka (not her real name). She will be reunited with her family in good health condition," he said. In an earlier appeal, the police had tasked the public to help locate her...
Breaking! Nasarawa community where children copulate, make babies and get married
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Breaking! Nasarawa community where children copulate, make babies and get married

Nasarawa community where children copulate, make babies and get married   In the Akwanga Local Government community of Gwangwala, young children have developed the practise of copulating. Due to unexpected pregnancies, two children were coerced into teenage marriages.   This 13-year-old junior secondary school student became pregnant after being impregnated by a 14-year-old minor in her class.   They were forced into a marriage by the pregnancy, with both parents' approval.   This baby is a product of their actions.   The underage father's family has paid a token as a portion of the bride price for their new daughter-in-law.   However, the marriage has been condemned and dissolved by civil society organisations in the Nasar...
Micheal Oboro aka Uncle Mike flogs student to near death in Delta state
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Micheal Oboro aka Uncle Mike flogs student to near death in Delta state

...Micheal Oboro aka Uncle Mike flogs student to near death News reaching Bestof9ja News is a report of a teacher Micheal Oboro who mercilessly flogged an SS2 student nearly to death. This act which took place in a Secondary school in Delta state was brought to the open by Fejiro Oliver via his Facebook handle. According to Fejiro Oliver: This is Teacher Micheal Oboro aka Uncle Mike. Yesterday he wrapped three big canes together to flog all the SS2 students of Ebrumede Secondary School, Uvwie, where some fainted and all the rest went home with blood stains on their uniform.   He brags that nobody can touch him as all the students are from poor home.   "If you are not from poor homes, why are you in public schools" is what he sings to the students. ...
Persons with Disability Calls for Awareness on Social Inclusion
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Persons with Disability Calls for Awareness on Social Inclusion

Persons with Disability Calls for Awareness on Social Inclusion By Bashir Hassan Abubakar Bauchi State Agency for Persons With Disability (APWD) have been called upon to design advocacy programs and activities on social inclusion targeted to all the State Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) and other Corporate Bodies. This was one of the major recommendations by participants at the end of a three days Disability and Social Inclusion Awareness Training Workshop organised by the United States Agency for International Development's (USAID) funded Activity titled “State Accountability, Transparency, and Effectiveness (State2State), held at Command Guests House Conference Hall in Bauchi, the State Capital. The participants also recommended that APWD should work with the Bauchi...