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Woman, hospital workers arrested for selling newborns

Police in Ebonyi have arrested a single mother of five, Ndidiamaka Enyinta Emeka, for allegedly selling her newborn for N400,000.
Also arrested were two workers of Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching hospital, Chinyere Idam, and Maryjane Inya, for alleged involvement in the sale.

Police spokesperson, Loveth Odah, said in a statement yesterday that the command recovered two babies, a male and female, aged three days and two weeks, from the suspects
She said, “The suspects were arrested on Thursday, 10th December 2021 following a report to the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) by a concerned citizen of the area who alleged that one of the suspects, Maryjane, was seen with two newborn babies suspected to have been stolen.

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IPOB reacts to Buhari’s plan to visit Ebonyi: He will meet empty streets in Ebonyi or any part of Biafra he chooses to visit without releasing Nnamdi Kanu

In a statement released by its spokesperson, Emma Powerful, the group said it has information that the President is planning to visit Ebonyi state. It says the group would force a total lockdown in any state in the South East the President plans to visit.

Read the statement below

“The attention of the global movement and family of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has been drawn to the planned secret visit of Buhari to Ebonyi State. The secret visit according to IPOB intelligence is being facilitated by some All Progressives Congress politicians in the state.

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Gov Dave Umahi Reveals The Most Humble Celebrity In Nigeria

According to Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi state, Whitemoney, the winner of the 2021 Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) Season 6, is the humblest Nigerian celebrity.

Governor Umahi made this submission on Wednesday, December 8, when the Enugu-born youth paid him a visit at Government House in Abakaliki, the state capital, PM News reports.

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Missing 5-year-old boy found strangled to death in Ebonyi

Missing 7-year-old boy found strangled to death in Ebonyi a. A young boy has been found dead few days after he was declared missing in Amaokwu Amangballa, Afikpo North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.
The boy was allegedly strangled to death by unknown assailants and dumped by the roadside.

According to one Prince Paul Okah, who shared the photos on Facebook on November 13, the boy is said to be about 5 years old.

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One police officer killed as unknown gunmen attack police station in Ebonyi

One police officer killed as unknown gunmen attack police station in Ebonyi

At least one police officer has been reported dead after unknown gunmen attacked Ohaukwu Police headquarters at 135, Ezzamgbo, Ohaukwu local government area, Ebonyi state at about 12 noon today October 18.

The spokesperson of the state police command, Loveth Odah,who confirmed the attack, said the gunmen also set the station ablaze and burnt vehicles at the station..

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Suspected mentally challenged man kills wife and six-year-old son in Ebonyi

The police in Ebonyi state have arrested a suspected mentally challenged man identified as Kenneth Nwoha for allegedly hacking his wife, Mercy, and six-year-old son, Simpson, to death at Isiofumini village, Ishieke community area of the state on Wednesday, October 6.

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Femi Fani-Kayode lied, he didn’t even know when I moved to APC – Umahi counters former Minister

Femi Fani-Kayode lied, he didn’t even know when I moved to APC says Umahi.

Governor of Ebonyi state, David Umahi has countered former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode over claim of him playing a role in him defecting All Progressives Congress (APC).