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Teacher arrested for raping his 10-year-old pupil in Yobe; says she gave her consent

The Yobe state police command has arrested an Assistant headteacher with Jajere Central Primary School, Abubakar Musa. for allegedly raping one of his pupil, a 10-year-old (name withheld), and claiming it was consensual. Disclosing his arrest to newsmen, the spokesperson of the state police command, ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, said Musa who is well known in the community for defiling little children, used money to lure his victim, a primary five pupil, into an uncompleted building and raped her on two occasions, July 15 and July 17. “From our investigation, we found out that Musa met her in the market where she sells sachet water. He then picked two sachets of water and left after telling her to meet him in an uncompleted building for her money. As soon as she arrived, he took advantage of the situation and had sexual intercourse with her. We also gathered that Musa lured the victim to a-yet-to-be identified place and had canal knowledge of her for the second time. We are now working with t

Nigerian man shares how he went from having a 3rd class from UI to a First class from a UK university

A Nigerian man who graduated with a third class from the University of Ibadan has graduated from the University of Plymouth with a first class and he took to Twitter to share his story. He admitted that he didn't give his best while schooling in UI and, as a result, he had to come back for an extra semester after his mates had graduated. In spite of all that, he graduated with a third class degree. He said he found it hard to get jobs because of his poor result.  He decided to travel abroad and get a first degree again and he just graduated with a First class. He explained that he was working two jobs while schooling but he was determined to make his parents proud this time.

Three- storey building collapses in Ebonyi

A three-storey building which is still under construction at Nkaliki Road opposite the Abakaliki Local Government Council Headquarters, has collapsed.  Some government officials which includes the Secretary to the State Government Kenneth Ugbala; Commissioner for Internal Security, Stanley Okoro Emegha; Special Assistant to the Governor on Capital Territory, Chinyelu Udoku and Chairman of Abakaliki Capital Territory Development Board (ACTDB) Dr Uche Onwe have visited the site.  While Ugbala directed the immediate sealing of the site and demolition of the building, Emegha ordered the arrest of the site engineer. Udoku asked the ACTDB to produce the staff that approved the building and all those in charge of monitoring the construction. Onwe on the other hand said investigations revealed that sub-standard materials were used for the building which also had lots of structural defects. He added that those found culpable will be arrested and prosecuted.  The ACTDB boss said;  “The Engineer

Nigerian girl, 10, hired by U.K. school to be it's new coding genius

A 10-year-old Nigerian girl was recently hired by a school in the United Kingdom to be a coding instructor. Emmanuella Mayaki is a coding and programming prodigy who recently received her first job at the Southfield Primary School in Coventry, England, as the after school coding club teacher.  According to Face 2 Face Africa, she will be responsible for teaching other kids her age about the basics of coding including HTML and CSS.  The school selected her for the job because of her extraordinary skill and knowledge in the area. Mayaki’s passion for technology started at 7 years old. At age 9, she obtained a diploma with a specialty in multiple software programs including Advanced PowerPoint, Desktop Publishing, and Advanced Excel. She is still actively learning other coding languages and programs to expand her knowledge even further. “In the club, there are currently about nine pupils. Hopefully, the club will increase its members in September,” she said in an interview with Face 2 Fa