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By Sam Amadi In this sad moment when a woman is alleged to have died from brutal beatings from her husband, it is important to keep clear perspectives about marriage from the Bible. I take the responsibility to always defend the Bible perspectives because I believe the Bible is the book of truth. Most things the Bible says about marriage are not said to give men privilege but to protect the rights and dignity of women. Many unbelievers and modernists believe of the Bible quote the verse that says  “what God has put together let no man put asunder” to be a…

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Nonsochukwu Uwa, Owerri Hoodlums Saturday night attacked and set ablaze vehicles, houses, of the incumbent Imo State Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General, Cyprian Akolisa, as well as that of his aged father, at Obibi, Awo-Idemili, Orsu Local Government Area of Imo State. The Commissioner disclosed this to newsmen in Owerri, on Monday. Akaolisa had suffered the same attack last year, which was followed by a similar attack on the house of the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Declan Emelumba. More attacks came in April 2022, with the house of the  Commissioner for Labour and Productivity, Ford Ozumba; as well…

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 Michael Onwuka, Enugu An Enugu State High Court presided over by Justice Harold Eya will on April 28, 2022, hear an application seeking to stop former Deputy Senate President, Chief Ike Ekweremadu, from contesting the 2023 governorship election in the state. The Director-General, Ikeoha Campaign Organisation, Mr Ogbonna Asogwa disclosed this on Monday in a statement made available to Ikengaonline in Enugu. Asogwa said that the suit marked E/254/2022 was filed by one Chief Oforma Mbannaji for himself and on behalf of other members of Enugu-East Senatorial District. He said that the plaintiffs had sought the leave of the court…

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Chukwudike Ndubeze, Awka. Some stakeholders in Anambra State have called for the empowerment of the girl child to gain leadership positions and play leadership roles in society. The brainstorming session was organized by the Nigerian Girl Guides Association, NGGA, Anambra State, during its Focus Group Discussion, FGD, held in Awka with the theme, “Empower Her, She Leads.” Declaring the event open, the association’s state commissioner, Mrs Charity Ezeakunne, harped on the imperative of women empowerment, noting that “gone are days when women should be relegated to the background in the scheme of things in society.” According to Mrs Ezeakunne, women empowerment means to…

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Ike Nnachi, Abakaliki The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Reformatory Institutions, and member  representing Ezza-North/Ishielu Federal Constituency, Ebonyi State, Hon. Anayo Nwonu, on Sunday called for the release of a Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Timothy Ngwuta who has been in prison custody over the protracted communal war between the people of Ezza/Effium, Ohaukwu Local Government Area of the state. The people of Ezza and Effium both in the same LGA, have been at war for over one year with many lives lost and property worth billions of naira destroyed. Rev. Fr. Ngwuta, who was accused of promoting the war,…

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Stephen Ukandu, Umuahia There is palpable tension and anxiety in the Abia political horizon as the rumour of alleged plot to impeach the Deputy Governor, Sir Ude Oko Chukwu, has continued to swell. The development has triggered angry reactions from various political blocs who see the move as a ploy to intimidate the Deputy Governor and possibly stampede him into abandoning his 2023 gubernatorial ambition. Abia-North stakeholders have warned against any move to impeach the Deputy Governor on trumped-up and frivolous charges. Rumour mills have it that there is a plot to impeach some Principal Officers of the State House…

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By Owei Lakemfa Tunde Bakare, a 67-year-old pastor, would have been Nigeria’s Vice President had President Muhammadu Buhari won the 2011 election in which the former was his running mate. Even now, Bakare claims God had revealed to him that he would succeed Buhari as president. Perhaps, because the assurance is so certain, he is not even bothered about campaigning for the 2023 election. For a man who aspires to such high public office, it is assumed that he would think things through before going public. The least expected of such a man is not to re-tell in public with…

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Stephen Ukandu (News/ Features Editor). Mr Peter Nwachukwu, the husband of the late popular gospel singer, Osinachi Nwachukwu, has been arrested by the police for alleged homicide. According to a police source, the suspect was picked up in Abuja on Sunday after the brother of the deceased gospel singer reported the matter to the police. The 42-year old Isuochi, Abia State-born Osinachi, died last Friday at an Abuja hospital after allegedly suffering from domestic violence inflicted on her by her Pastor husband. No sooner had the news of her shocking death filtered in than the social media was awash with allegations…

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Ike Nnachi, Abakaliki Unknown gunmen have attacked Ohaogelode community in Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State killing many persons. The community is said to be a neighbouring community with Effium in Ohaukwu LGA which has been involved in intra-communal crisis. The crisis in Effium, which is between Effium and Ezza-Effium has claimed many lives and led to many Ezza-Effium people taking refuge in Ohaogelode community. Although the Police Spokesperson in the state, Loveth Odah, said she was not aware of the incident, a viral video of the said incident circulating online shows some corpses of the victims.  In the…

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Stephen Ukandu, Umuahia After months of speculations, Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has finally declared his interest to run for the office of the President in 2023. Osinbajo disclosed his intention to join the presidential race via his Twitter handle on Monday. “I am today, with utmost humility formally declaring my intention to run for the office of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on the platform of APC,” the Vice President tweeted. Speaking later on Channels Television, the Vice President promised to uphold the rule of law if given the opportunity to become Nigeria’s President. He also…

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