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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

ASURI LECTURERS BEGIN WARNING STRIKE

The Academic Staff Union of Research Institutions, ASURI, has commenced a three days warning strike to protest what they described as the inhuman actions of the Permanent Secretary, ministry of Science and Technology, Mrs. Amina Shamki, against its members.

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The workers who picketed the the headquarters of the ministry at the  Federal Secretariat in Abuja on Monday, demanding the removal of the Permanent Secretary accused her of preventing staff of the ministry from
being promoted.
Secretary General of ASURI, Dr. Theophilus Ndubuaku said since ass7ming office, Shamki has continued to make life unbearable for researchers and staff of the ministry, and has continued to boost that she would ensure the destruction of researchers before leaving office.
According to him, Shamki has not only refused to recognise three chief executives of the most important  research institutions appointed by the minister in  NASENI, NBTI and NABDA, but has also remained a stumbling block to the conduct of promotion exercises expects to have been conducted since last 2017

“This is to inform you that the Central Working Committee (CWC) of ASURI has given approval for all ASURI branches to embark on total nationwide warning strike and picketing of Federal Ministry of Science and Technology (FMS&T) with effect from Monday, June 4, 2018.

“The strike is to protest the series of outrageous unfair labour practices and disregard for harmonious labour relations on the part of the FMS&T in snubbing all entreaties of ASURI to address all acts of injustice suffered by our members at NABDA and BIODEC and refusal to conduct 2017 promotion exercises in many research institutions
“If by Wednesday we do not see any positive action from government, we the at liberty to continue our strike. We have given them notice since last year, we had a strike concerning this and we had an agreement with government but it has not been honored, the permanent secretary is still there causing confusion.
“Many of our research institutions cannot conduct their promotion exercise because the permanent secretary insists she must be the one to conduct those promotion exercises. That is not normal, how can you as Perm Sec be running all over the place conducting interviews.
“Directors conduct those interviews and so because she wants to be there and does not have the time, the interviews cannot hold and she doesn’t care whether the promotion interviews are conducted or not. This is so discouraging; we have researchers who are frustrated because they are not being promoted.
“She is not concerned with the welfare of workers, she is  killing the mission and vision of the ministry especially technology promotion. Remove her and replace her with someone who understands this ministry, someone who will obey the directives of the minister and government so that we can have peace,” he said.

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