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Presidential Aide, Bashir Ahmad Ignites Backlash For Promising To Influence Child Trafficker’s Conviction

Bashir Ahmad, Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on New Media, has ignited a Twitter storm after he promised a user that he would intervene in changing the conviction of a child trafficker and rapist. Yunusa Dahiru (AKA Yellow) had been sentenced by The Federal High Court in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State to 26 years imprisonment for…

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Ese Oruru’s Alleged Abductor, Yunusa Dahiru Released On Bail

    Yunusa Dahiru aka Yellow, the alleged abductor of Ese Oruru has been released on bail from Okaka Prisons in Bayelsa state after spending 4 months. He was reportedly taken to Kano upon meeting bail conditions. Yunusa is facing a five-count charge of abduction, illicit intercourse, sexual exploitation and unlawful carnal knowledge of 14-year-old…

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Court Bars Press, Her Parents As Ese Oruru Gives Testimony On Abduction, Sexual Exploitation On Camera

  A Federal High Court in Yenagoa on Wednesday barred journalists and parents of Ese Oruru from witnessing her testimony in court. Ese Oruru, 14, was allegedly abducted by Yunusa Dahiru (aka Yellow), who is facing a five-count charge of criminal abduction, illicit sex, sexual exploitation and unlawful carnal knowledge of a minor. Read here…

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Yunusa’s Father Maintains Ese Oruru & His Son Were In Love, Denies Marriage Reports

We earlier reported Ese Rita Oruru’s interview with Daily Sun where she revealed that she had no idea of how she got to Kano with 25-year-old Yunusa Dahiru, the man believed to have abducted the 14-year-old girl. Though she is now five months pregnant, Ese maintains that she was neither married nor in love with Yunusa.…

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She Is Still A Child! Stephanie Linus Tweets In Support Of Ese Oruru & The Girl Child

In the wake of the abduction and release of 14 year-old Ese Oruru, Nollywood star actress Stephanie Linus is raising her voice against sexual abuse of the girl child. Click here to read her first interview after her release. Using the hashtags #EseOruru, #ChildNotBride and #GirlChildEducation, the actress who has always had a strong voice…

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Ese Oruru, The Girl-Child & A Nation’s Shame, Reuben Abati Writes

Three different incidents in the last week cast, poignantly, in bold relief the plight of the girl-child in Nigeria. Thanks to The Punch newspaper which launched the #FreeEse, #JusticeforEse campaign and the civil society groups that took up the fight in a spirited manner. With the outrage and outcry that followed, within 72 hours, this…

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