Pastor Allegedly Raping 14-Yr-Old Member, Sells Church Building And Relocates

A pastor, Chris McDouglas Omosokpea of Peculiar Generation Assembly Church, Oshodi, Lagos, who’s facing a charge for the rape of his member’s teen daughter has allegedly sold his church building and fled to an unknown place to establish another church. SaharaReporters reports that Omosokpea had allegedly sexually abused a 14-year-old girl for the past four years before he was arrested in June 2020 and charged before the court for defilement. He was, however, granted bail on health grounds before the Lagos High Court. Omosokpea didn’t show up in court when the case came up again on Tuesday, March 2. The Presiding Magistrate, Kubeinje, subsequently adjourned the case till April 21, 2021. It was gathered that, before he was arrested, the victim claimed the pastor deceived her with fake prophecies and she kept the abuses away from her parents, who had been members of the church for over 12 years, with a strong belief that Pastor Douglas was a real man of God. However, when she could no lon

NFC Begins Plans To Sanitize Nollywood

The Nigerian Film Corporation,NFC, has reeled out plans to sanitize the film industry and reposition it for a better performance in line with the federal government change mantra.

 In a statement made available to HVP, the regulatory body said, it has sent a bill to the National Assembly for the creation of a new.........
Nigerian Film Commission which will empower it to oversee the activities in the movie industry in the country. 

According to the agency, if the bill scale through, it will swing into action to sanitize the industry by ensuring that professionalism becomes the top priority of the regulatory body. “We will also fight against monopoly and destruction of the movie industry. Action will be taken to protect this industry. 

We establish a new production service that will produce films as the mandatory producer of the Federal Government as it used to be in the past. We will establish a leasing of film equipment to practitioners.

 We will through the government establish a film fund called National Film Development Fund,NFDF, sponsor some of our projects,” the statement read.The regulatory body regretted that lack of funding has hampered the execution of some of its laudable projects, such as sponsoring stakeholders and staff of NFC to film festivals.

 It, however, prescribed the way forward for the industry, saying “there is need for us to get clearance from the minister in order to raise fund from the multinationals for the production of mega movies jointly with practitioners in the industry.

 “We must get into production for PayTv, terrestrial, and cinema. We will raise fund through the Minister’s support to go real commercial. Shoot commercials, make the institute pay. Establish an annex institute in Ikoyi, Lagos with the support and participation of our grand-master and former Chairman.” 

NFC, also urged state governments to consider the idea of creating viewing centres which will support the few existing cinema houses across the country.