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Baby factory: Cleric, 16 pregnant women arrested in Rivers

Baby factory: Cleric, 16 pregnant women arrested in Rivers

Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt A cleric and 16 pregnant women have been arrested by operatives of the Rivers State Police Command. The suspects were arrested after operatives of the Command raided a suspected baby factory in Port Harcourt belonging to the cleric identified as Glory Raphael. Apart from the 16 pregnant girls, three other persons […] …

Two clerics, six others die in Anambra multiple auto crashes

Two clerics, six others die in Anambra multiple auto crashes

Tony Okafor, Awka Two clerics and six others have reportedly died following multiple road crashes that happened in various parts of Anambra State on Saturday. At Ogidi, in the Idemili North Local Government Area of the state, there was a multiple fatal motor accident on the Enugu/Onitsha Expressway by Tarzan Junction.  An eyewitness told Southern […] …

Sanitation, water-related diseases kill 1,000 children daily –Cross River SSG

Sanitation, water-related diseases kill 1,000 children daily –Cross River SSG

Mudiaga Affe, Calabar The Secretary to Cross River State Government, Tina Agbor, has said that nearly 1,000 children die each day all over the world due to preventable water and sanitation-related diseases. Agbor stated this on Friday at the celebration of Bekwarra Local Government Area Open Defecation Free Status held at the council headquarters in […] …

Police arrest 34-year-old while stealing MTN solar batteries

Police arrest 34-year-old while stealing MTN solar batteries

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri Operatives of Imo State Police Command have arrested a 34-year-old man, Chibuike Okorougo, while allegedly stealing solar batteries belonging to mobile telecommunications company, MTN, in the state. The state Commissioner of Police, Dasuki Galadanchi, told Southern City News that the suspect, who is a native of Umuenyem Nkwerre, was caught in the […] …

ASUU faults FG proposed students’ education bank scheme

ASUU faults FG proposed students’ education bank scheme

Sampson Itode, Port Harcourt The Academic Staff Union of Universities has described the proposed education bank and tuition scheme by the Federal Government as a ploy to commercialise public university education and thereby encourage private universities in the country. ASUU Zonal Coordinator, Port Harcourt Zone, Uzo Onyebinama, said that the proposed scheme by the Federal […] …

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