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  • Same Sex Marriage-A No No, Declares Senate

    Yesterday,The Nigerian Senate passed a bill prohibiting same-sex marriage. Termed Same-Sex Prohibition Bill, it stipulates a 10-year jail term for offenders. Announcing the passage of the bill, Senate president David Mark said that marriage between same sexes is alien to the Nigerian tradition and against all religious morals. Senators had last month...

  • Ikemba Nnewi-Dim Odumegwu Ojukwu is dead

                                                                        The late Ojukwu Ailing leader of the defunct Biafran Republic and  leader of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu is dead Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu was  born on 4 November 1933 at Zungeru in northern Nigeria to Sir Louis Phillippe Odumegwu Ojukwu, a businessman from Nnewi in south-eastern Nigeria . He...

  • HiTV shut down because of debt

    We hear that HiTV a Satellite television service station launched in 2007, might just be out of service. This is due to the owner’s inability to repay debt owed to GTBank.  Police officers allegedly locked up the office on Monday, 21st November. The lock up affected the station’s transmission for channels like...

  • Missing baby found

                                                   Lost but found day-old baby ABIA- A middle aged woman has been arrested for allegedly stealing a one-day old baby. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr Geoffrey Ogbonna,  confirmed the arrest to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Umuahia. He said that the suspect was caught at...

  • Senate calls for re-assessment of NYSC Scheme

    On Thursday, the Senate directed the Federal Government to carry out a reorganisation of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, just as Senators lamented that the scheme was no longer fulfilling its mandate of entrenching national unity. The directive was placed as aresult of a motion sponsored by Senator Sahabi Yau and...

  • Day-Old baby missing from private hospital

    Recent reports reaching us confirms that a day-old baby got missing from a private hospital in Umuahia, Abia State. It was gathered that the incident which took place last week Friday caused a lot of confusion at the hospital, because it attracted patients, visitors and lots of passers-by. The mother of the...

  • Epidemic in hajj camp

    Over 100 Kaduna State’s hajj pilgrims were affected by suspected food contamination from vendors. An illness suspected to be gastro-enteritis, Dr. Ibrahim Kana, the head of the Federal Medical Team, confirmed. “Meanwhile, prophylactic antibiotics have been given to all pilgrims that were around the tent and contact tracing has been carried out...

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