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60-yr-old Vice Principal Taiwo Ajayi gets life jail sentence for raping 12-yr-old girl in Ekiti state

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A secondary school principal in Ekiti State, 60-year-old Taiwo Ajayi, is to spend the rest of life in jail for raping a 12-year-old girl, an Ado Ekiti High Court ruled on Thursday. Ajayi reportedly lured the girl into his office, locked the door and raped her on the table while covering her mouth with cloth.

Justice Oluwatoyin Abodunde, who gave the verdict, said the principal was guilty as charged.
Abodunde
rejected the convict’s counsel’s plea for leniency on grounds that he
was a first offender, father and breadwinner of an aged mother.
“The prosecution has proved its case beyond every reasonable doubt on the strength of evidence placed before the court. 
The
cases of child defilement has been on the increase lately and to serve
as a deterrent to others, my view is that the punishment stipulated by
the lawmakers was deliberate to deter the offence and protect the right
to dignity of the child.
“The defence
counsel is pleading for leniency and praying for fine instead of the
due punishment. My question is: “who pays the victim for the life-time
scar or the trauma and torture of rape ?“`I am unable to deviate from
the provisions of the law in this instance; the defendant is found
guilty as charged and
sentenced to life imprisonment,
” the judge said.
The
News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN) reports that the rapist, who is in his
60s was at the time of committing the crime, the Vice- Principal
(Academics) at St. Mary’s Girls Grammar School, Ikole-Ekiti.Ajayi, who
was suspended from the civil service to face the consequences of his
action, committed the offence on March 18, 2014.
Two
teachers had stormed the vice-principal’s office but could not
gain entry until after about 30 minutes and caught him red-handed.
NAN also reports that the prosecution was led by Mr A.E. Arogundade of the Ministry of Justice, while the defence team was led by Mr Sule Longe.
At
the arraignment on Oct. 14, 2016, Ajayi had pleaded not guilty. The
offence contravened Section 31 (2) of the Child Rights Law of Ekiti
State 2012.
The prosecution called eight
witnesses including a medical practitioner from the State University
Teaching Hospital, police officers who investigated the case, two other
pupils and a teacher in the school.
Exhibits
tendered include a medical report, statement of the accused, report of
the panels set up by the school authorities and Teaching Service
Commission, medical report from the police clinic, statement of the
victim, among others.
The two panels set
up to investigate the case indicted Ajayi which led to his suspension
from service after which he was arrested and prosecuted.

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L. A Prisoners Infect Themselves With Coronavirus To Get Early Release (VIDEO)

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A group of silly L.A area prison inmates were very eager to contract the dreaded coronavirus .

They attempted this because they believed that would trigger their ticket out of prison.

According to the L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva who made the startling revelation Monday, said about twenty-four (24) inmates at the Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic attempted (and somewhat succeeded, apparently) to infect themselves way back in mid-April 2020.

The Sheriff revealed that their department saw an increase in spike in confirmed cases out of nowhere.

He said that when they investigated, they found a high number of inmates living in one block of the prison appeared to be deliberately trying to infect each other with COVID-19 any way they could from behind bars.

When Alex Villanueva played the surveillance footages he and his team combed through carefully , and it showed several inmates hanging out in a common area and passing around what Alex described as a hot cup of water, as well as one face mask they’d each put on all in hopes of getting sympathy from a judge to spring them from the facility and let them go home.

But it turns out, their little ploy worked but, only halfway.

Villanueva reported that 21 of the inmates (out of 50 in the block) caught the ‘Coronavirus.

“What they won’t catch is a break” said the Sheriff.

Watch the Video HERE

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COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: 12 Year Old Albino Girl Suffers Eye Problems After Hawking Veggies In Abuja (PHOTOS)

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A very sad Facebook post greeted Nigerians from Abuja showing a 12 year old Albino Girl Grace, who started developing sight problems after Hawking Veggies under the scorching sun in Abuja.

The Facebook post stated that the little girl was asked to hawk the veggies by her aunt whom she lives with.

Below are the Screenshots of the Facebook post:

This sad news has sparked an outrage by well meaning individuals who spoke against such cruelty and insensitivity of the said girl’s aunt.

what do you think of this? Drop your comments below.

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“Buhari is Made In London” – Reno Omokri Blasts Presidency On Nigerian Made Products

The Buhari administration has been known for enforcing the Nigerian people to patronize Nigerian made goods though without much strategy to make life easier while this transition to economic growth is enforced.

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The Buhari administration has been known for enforcing the Nigerian people to patronize Nigerian made goods though without much strategy to make life easier while this transition to economic growth is enforced. Many Nigerians have tagged it a harsh move that is insensitive and inhumane but moreso, Reno Omokri has singled out signals of hypocrisy in the President of Nigeria by outlining certain traits of family moves of the President that shows that he(Buhari) as the No.1 citizen has no regards for anything made in Nigeria but yet wants other Nigerians to embrace Nigerian made goods.

Reno Omokri ‘s tweet reads:

His kids schooled in England. His wife just returned from a 3 month UK stay. His daughter gave birth to his grandchild in Spain (made in Spain), yet
@MBuhari
, who is London, wants us to patronise made in Nigeria!

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