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Mivero Pharmacy MD Buries Mother

Mivero Pharmacy MD Buries Mother

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Nnamdi Akpukeme Late Ezinne Adamma Bridget Nwadinigwe, the mother of the Managing Director of Mivero Pharmacy, Ichie Ifeanyi Nwadinigwe was buried on Friday 11th, December 2020 in her home town, Ezikeodu, Obiokwu autonomous community Okwuabala Ihioma Orlu, Imo state. Late Ezinne Bridget was a devoted Christian and a community leader who staked all for the joy and happiness of those around her. Her son, the Managing Director of Mivero Pharmacy in his tribute to his mother said, his late mother Ezinne Bridget was such a compassionate mother who derives joy and happiness in helping those in need. According to him, it seemed that Alber Pick had his mother in mind when he said "What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world rema...
Domestic Violence: Channels TV to probe reporter accused of wife battery

Domestic Violence: Channels TV to probe reporter accused of wife battery

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Few days after a video showing one of it's correspondent, Puis Angbo, allegedly being accused by his wife, ifeyinwa,of physically assaulting her during pregnancy and after childbirth, Channels Television has moved quickly to begin investigation into the case declaring that the media house has zero tolerance for any form of domestic violence perpetuated against women in the society. This became a necessity after Mrs ifeanyinwa Angbo, a medical doctor residing in Owerri took to the social media to expose her husbands atrocities in a video, explaining that her six years of marriage to the reporter has been short of bliss as  Puis Angbo constantly violates her physically for speaking up against his reckless spending on estranged women. In the video, Mrs Angbo,who had just put t...
How Ndoma-Egba’s wife, six others died in road accident

How Ndoma-Egba’s wife, six others died in road accident

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Adekunle Lawson Sketchy details have emerged how seven persons, including Amaka, wife of former Senate Leader, Senator Ndoma Egba, died in a road accident along the Ore-Okitipupa Road in the Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State. Eight others sustained various degrees of injury in the accident involving four vehicles. Vehicles involved in the accident were a commercial Toyota Avensis bus, a Honda car, a truck and a Toyota Coaster bus belonging to the Sports Centre of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba, Akoko (AAUA). Sources said the late Amaka and others were among dignitaries heading for a burial programme at Igbokoda, the Ilaje Local Government Area. They were being conveyed in a Toyota Coaster bus, belonging to the Sports Centre of the Adekunle Ajasin Unive...
Opinion: Celebrating divorce?

Opinion: Celebrating divorce?

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Francis EwheridoDivorce, which is an official dissolution of a marriage, is one of the blights of the marital institution. Very few people go into marriage with the intention to get divorced at some point. That is why people take the vow of “till death do us part” at wedding. Divorce is a sensitive issue and out of respect for those who are divorced, especially those who are close to me, I have stayed away from that topic in the past seven years since this column debuted. This is especially so since I am aware of the circumstances that led to some of these divorces. I share in their pains. But when I came across a story of a couple, who went for a “celebratory lunch” after they were officially divorced, I decided to write about it, but still without prejudice to divorced family ...
Husband Accuses Wife Of Witchcraft, Locked Her Up In Cage For Three Years

Husband Accuses Wife Of Witchcraft, Locked Her Up In Cage For Three Years

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Doris Israel IjeomaA Nigerian woman, simply identified as Gladys, has been rescued from a cage where she spent the last three years under lock.According to reports, the malnourished woman was locked up in a room by her husband in Orerokpe community of Delta state.The man had accused her of engaging in witchcraft.The woman identified as Gladys has been rescued and taken to the hospital.Human rights activist, Harrison Gwamnishu, who shared the story, said that the woman is originally from Ozoro in Delta state but got married to a man from Orerokpe.He said the husband and his family members, after many years of marriage, accused the lady of being a witch and threw her into a cage they built in his compound.According to Harrison, the husband despite accusing his wife of being a witch made...
Ooni Of Ife, Olori Moronke Welcome Baby Boy

Ooni Of Ife, Olori Moronke Welcome Baby Boy

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Adeniran Olukoya The Ooni of Ile-Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi and his wife, Olori Moronke Naomi Silekunola has welcomed a baby boy.  In a tweet on his handle, the excited king equally said both mother and son are doing well. “To God be the glory great things he has done. Hearty congratulations to the entire House of Oduduwa and Olori Silekunola who today birthed a Prince to the Royal throne of Oduduwa,” the revered monarch tweeted on Wednesday.  “Mother and child are doing well to the glory of God Almighty.” On October 18th, 2020, the Ooni announced that he has taken a new wife, Naomi. “It is the beginning of your wisdom on this throne of Oduduwa,” he said.  “You are welcome home my beautiful and adorable queen. #OoniOfIfe #Otisese.”
Saraki reconciled with sister at late father’s fidau

Saraki reconciled with sister at late father’s fidau

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Adamu Bello Former Senate President Bukola Saraki on Saturday received a heroic welcome from associates and supporters in Ilorin, Kwara state capital. Senator Saraki was in the town for the 8th year memorial prayer of his late father Dr Olusola Saraki. A mammoth crowd of supporters and well wishers had earlier besieged Ilorin International Airport to welcome Senator Bukola Saraki back home after a long break. Saturday’s homecoming was Saraki’s first pronounced visit to Ilorin since he left office as Senate President in June 2019. Shouts of “idera de”, (comfort has returned) rented the air as chorused by supporters of Saraki along Ilorin International Airport road and adjoining roads in the metropolis. Human and vehicular movement from the popular Garin Alimi area, Sa...
Why male divorcees get more sympathy than the female

Why male divorcees get more sympathy than the female

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Finding yourself suddenly without a partner after years of being part of a couple could be soul-wrenching. You decide to launch yourself back into society, and what do you find? Some 12 years ago, Yetunde was riding on the crest of happiness. According to her: “Friends and family were amazed when, in my early 40s, I announced that I was to marry a divorcee I met six months before. My marriage that had blessed me with my two children had not worked out and I’d been determined not to make the same mistakes again. So, why did I rush into this marriage? Because we had fallen in love almost immediately and he wanted marriage very badly. He reasoned that if we went out together for three or four years we would find all the reasons not to get marriage. What’s more, neither of us was...
Saraki Arrives Ilorin For His Father’s Eight-Year Fidau Prayer

Saraki Arrives Ilorin For His Father’s Eight-Year Fidau Prayer

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Adamu Bello Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki has arrived Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. The arrival to his GRA to his hometown is the first since the 2019 general elections where he lost his bid to return to the Senate. Bukola’s visit to the town is for the eight-year Fidau prayer for his late dad, Olushola Saraki and the silver jubilee anniversary of the coronation of the Emir of Ilorin, Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari. The ex-Senate President was welcomed by a huge crowd of supporters at the Ilorin International Airport. Supporters lined up the route leading to the palace of the Emir of Ilorin. Thereafter, Saraki arrived his family’s GRA residence where the Chief Imam of Ilorin, Alhaji Muhammad Bashir led the prayers. Also present is his younger sister who is also ...
Opinion Duties of a mother to her children

Opinion Duties of a mother to her children

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A mother’s duties to her children start from conception. There are certain foods recommended for pregnant women at each stage of the development of the foetus for the proper formation and health of the baby. These foods include sweet potatoes, lean meat, berries, avocados, dairy products, fish liver oil, dried fruits, amongst others.  An expectant mother has a responsibility to eat the right food for the proper and healthy development of her unborn child. Duties of mothers to unborn babies also include quitting or, at least, suspending smoking. Research findings have shown that smoking retards the growth of the developing foetus, retards the development of the foetus’ brain, impairs the breathing of the baby after birth, could lead to premature birth and other complicatio...