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Obituary Of Raped, Slain UNIBEN Student, Uwa Omozuwa
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Obituary Of Raped, Slain UNIBEN Student, Uwa Omozuwa

The remains of a freshman at the University of Benin (UNIBEN) Uwa Omozuwa have been laid to rest in Benin, Edo State capital. Ms Omozuwa’s final moments began with a funeral service on Friday at The Redeemed Christian Church of God, Edo Province 10, Aduwawa, Benin City. Her remains were interred at Third East Cemetery amid tears from family and friends. Igbere TV recall that the 22-year-old was raped and injured in the head in a church where she went to study on May 27. She died from the injuries three days later in a hospital. Her murder provoked public anger in the streets of Benin with different groups demanding that her killers be brought to justice.
Uwa: Ize-Iyamu Demands Swift Prosecution Of Suspected Killers Of UNIBEN Student
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Uwa: Ize-Iyamu Demands Swift Prosecution Of Suspected Killers Of UNIBEN Student

The candidate of the APC in the Edo Governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has tasked the Police to commence the swift prosecution of the suspected killers of Uwaila Vera Omozuwa and ensure justice. Miss Omzuwa, a 100-level microbiology student of the University of Benin, was raped and murdered in a church in Benin City where she had gone to study. Her death sparked national outrage and refocused attention on the prevalence of sexual assault and abuse of women in the country. On Wednesday, Edo State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Johnson Kokumo, paraded six suspects involved in the murder following what he described as "united efforts" of the Police, including homicide experts and State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID). In a statement forwarded to CAMPUS GIST by ...
Police Parade Suspected Killers Of UNIBEN Student, Omozuwa
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Police Parade Suspected Killers Of UNIBEN Student, Omozuwa

Three months after the brutal rape and murder of Vera Omozuwa, a 100-level student of the University of Benin, the Edo State Police Command on Wednesday paraded six suspects in connection with the crime. MCI reported how the victim, Vera Omozuwa, a 100-level Microbiology student of UNIBEN, was beaten inside a hall in the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Ikpoba Hill, Benin City on May 13, where she went to study. She died on May 31, 18 days after, at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital. She was 23 years old. Suspects Parading the suspects at the command’s headquarters in Benin City, the state Commissioner of Police, Johnson Kokumo, gave their names as Nelson Ogbebor, Akato Valentine, Tina Samuel, Mary Ade, Nosa Osabohien and Collins Ulegbe. Mr Kokumo said the p...
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As much as I hate the death sentence, no punishment is too severe for a rapist- Pastor Adeboye

Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God RCCG, has said that as much as he hates the death penalty, no punishment meted on a rapist is too severe. In a video broadcasted on Dove TV on Sunday, June 14, the clergyman condemned the act, saying it leaves an eternal scar on women. Speaking specifically about UNIBEN student, Uwaila Omozuwa, who was raped and murdered in one of the RCCG parishes in Edo state, the clergyman said he and his prayer warriors will not stop until the perpetrators of the dastard act are fished out and brought to justice. In his words I just want to put on record my humble opinion about the crime of rape. In my own opinion, there is hardly any crime more grievious than that of rape. Maybe with the possible exceptio...
#Justiceforuwa: Suspect Makes Shocking Confession, Claims He Was Offered 1.5 Million By Pastor
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#Justiceforuwa: Suspect Makes Shocking Confession, Claims He Was Offered 1.5 Million By Pastor

One of the suspects linked to the rape and murder of Miss Vera Uwaila Omozuwa has been aprehended by police officers attached to the Edo state police command. The Suspect Who Molested Uwa UNIBEN Student, Makes Shocking Confession How He Was Paid By a Pastor. Her death has elicited outrage and sparked a renewed campaign against rape on social media, with the police and the Edo state government promising to find her killers and bring them to justice. The DSS revealed that Uwa’s rapist has been apprehended after the examination of the fingerprint on the extinguisher. Reports culled from the tweets beneath revealed that the pastor offered the suspect 1.5m million to carry out this operation, the DSS suspects the pastor did this for fame, the pastor and his wife are currently ...
#JusticeForUwa: Father Of Murdered UNIBEN Student Renounces Christianity
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#JusticeForUwa: Father Of Murdered UNIBEN Student Renounces Christianity

The Father of murdered UNIBEN student, Mr Omozuwa, has reportedly renounced Christianity. He confirmed his renunciation of Christianity while speaking to TVC in an interview. Mr Omozuwa revealed that his late daughter, Uwadia Omozuwa, was the person who converted him to Christianity. He remarked that his daughter had been persuading him to become a Christian for a long period of time before he finally gave in to her wish. Mr Omozuwa added that he was a traditional adherent before converting to Christianity; when he saw the injuries inflicted upon his late daughter, he decided to go back to traditional religion. I understand what it means to loose a loved one but I'd advice he goes back to Christianity to save his soul from eternal condemnation. A dog does not go back to his...
Angry Youth Set RCCG Church Ablaze In Benin over The Murder Of Uniben Student
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Angry Youth Set RCCG Church Ablaze In Benin over The Murder Of Uniben Student

A branch of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Miracle Sanctuary Mega Parish, Edo Province 10, Ikpoba Hill area of Benin City was set ablaze Sunday morning over reports that a University of Benin student was murdered inside the worship centre. It was gathered that the church was burnt down when residents learnt that a 100-level microbiology student of the university was raped and killed by unknown gunmen in the church. The lady, Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, aged 22, before her death, was fond of reading daily and alone, inside the church hall. We learnt that the men forced their way into the church, where they raped and struck Uwaila in the head with a fire extinguisher on the night of Wednesday, May 27, 2020. Our correspondent learnt that the church security guard, who h...
Falz Reacts To Police Killing Teenager, Rape And Murder Of UNIBEN Student
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Falz Reacts To Police Killing Teenager, Rape And Murder Of UNIBEN Student

Nigerian Singer and actor, Falz, has condemned the killing of Tina Ezekwe, who was shot by a policeman in Lagos and Uwaila Omozuwa, a student of the University of Benin who was raped and killed in a Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Benin City, the Edo State capital. The 29-year-old demanded justice for the two women in a post he shared on Twitter on Sunday. He wrote, “It’s so exhausting to see injustice continue to thrive time after time. Every time we say not again, and then there is a new story. Enough is enough. It’s too disheartening. Justice must be served for the innocent souls we keep on losing. #JusticeForTina #JusticeForUwa.” The ‘Bop Daddy’ singer also stressed the need to people to make their voices heard through peaceful protests. “It is important that w...
Singer Djinee reacts to the rape and murder of Uwa Omozuwa, says we all have to admit our parents failed woefully in raising the male child
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Singer Djinee reacts to the rape and murder of Uwa Omozuwa, says we all have to admit our parents failed woefully in raising the male child

Singer Djinee has said parents need to do better in raising their sons after 22-year-old UNIBEN student, Uwa Omozuwa, was brutalized, raped, and murdered while reading inside a church. Uwa’s assault in Benin has been condemned by Nigerians all over the country. With the hashtag, #JusticeForUwa, Nigerians are calling for Uwa’s attackers, who are still walking free, to be found and prosecuted. Reacting to Uwa’s death, Ego singer, Djinee wrote: “Uwa’s story breaks me. We all have to admit that our parents have failed woefully in the raising of the male child. Concentrating too much on the conduct of the female child when it’s actually the males who have the higher propensity to do evil! #JusticeForUwa.” In a series of other tweets, he explained how parents let their sons ge...
#JusticeforUWA : Edo state governor reacts to the rape and murder of UNIBEN student
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#JusticeforUWA : Edo state governor reacts to the rape and murder of UNIBEN student

Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki, has reacted to the news of the rape and murder of a 100-level student of the University of Benin UNIBEN, Uwaila Omozuwa, inside a Redeemed Christian Church of God parish in the state. Reacting via his Twitter handle, the governor said the police has been mandated to identify, arrest and prosecute anyone found culpable in her death ”I have ordered the Nigeria Police Force (@PoliceNG ) to thoroughly investigate the circumstances that led to the death of Miss Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, a 100-level student of the University of Benin (UNIBEN). The @PoliceNG has been mandated to identify, arrest and prosecute anyone found culpable in her death. The Violence Against Persons (VAP) Law is in effect in our state. Using this law, we would ensure to invest...

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