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

"No Mosquito Net, No Wedding" - Sokoto State

Following the outbreak of Malaria in Sokoto state, the commissioner for health Balarabe Kakale has proposed a new law which states that any man ready for marriage must provide a mosquito treated net to his wife’s bride price or no wedding. 

Daily Trust reported that the new law fur proposes that both man and wife intending to get married will undergo Sickle Cell gene test and also enroll for a state community contributory health scheme to reduce the cost of medical treatment. 

The health commissioner also stated that the law makes it compulsory for couples to undergo testing for HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis B. However, the state is set to sponsor a private bill before Sokoto state legislature. Kakale further revealed that this law would help the state curb these diseases in their state.