Not less than sixteen (16) place of traditional worship (shrines) have been reportedly
destroyed in Anambra State, by some churches, as alleged by some civil society
organisations in the state.
The alleged destruction was said to have taken place at Igbokwe, Ekwulobia and
environs in Aguata LGA of the state.
Meanwhile, reacting to the act tagged as barbaric, 17 civil society organisations in the
South East has issued a note of warning to the churches urging them to “desist from
such acts or face mass action.”
The alleged actions by the churches, they described as “barbaric and a violation of the
constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on freedom of religion.”
Saudi Arabia has replaced some of its top military officers in a series
of personnel changes that elevate a younger generation, bring a
woman into a senior government job, and tighten Crown Prince
Mohammed bin Salman’s grip on power.
In a reshuffle announced on Monday, the military chief of staff, air
defense, and land forces heads and senior defense and interior
ministry officials were removed. Tamadurbint Youssef al-Ramah
became deputy labour minister, a rare high-level job for a woman in
the deeply conservative kingdom.
A 21-year-old new mum, Lebogang Setshotloe, has accused a doctor at Moses Kotane
Hospital of breaking her baby’s arm during delivery.
The South African mum said she wasn’t allowed to see her baby girl until a day after
delivery. She then found out that her daughter’s arm was broken.
Setshotloe narrated to Daily Sun that the hospital had failed her.
“I asked the nurse a day after I had a Cesarean section why my baby’s arm was
broken and I was told the doctor had apologised for the mistake.
Two pupils of Our Lady of Fatima School, Kuru, near Jos in Plateau State, lost their
lives in an accident involving their school bus on Monday, the News Agency of
An official of the Federal Road Safety Corps at the scene of the accident told NAN
that the early morning incident, which occurred around Mararaba-Jama’a road, was as
a result of brake failure.
“A total of 100 children and seven staff were in the bus; two children were killed
instantly, while those injured have been taken to hospitals,” the official told NAN,
According to the official, one boy and one girl lost their lives.
A man, identified as an Anglican Church priest, has set the two
Automated Teller Machines installed by Imo Microfinance Bank at
Aba Branch in the Ehime Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State
The man, whose action caused pandemonium in the area, equally
set his motorcycle on fire before he was overpowered by security
An eyewitness, Kingsley Chukwu, told Southern City News on
Sunday that the incident happened on Friday.
Chukwu disclosed that the cleric identified as Rev. Chukwunyere
Ibezim of St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, Ugiri in the Isiala Mbano
LGA, was beaten by an enraged crowd.
Arsenal legend Ian Wright has said he would rather have Nigerian-born England U-21 striker Tammy Abraham leading Chelsea’s attack than Michy Batshuayi.
Speaking on BBC ‘s Match of the Day, Wright heavily criticised Batshuayi for lacking a poacher’s instinct and for poor movement off the ball during Chelsea’s 2-1 Premier League defeat by Crystal Palace on Saturday.
Batshuayi, who has scored five goals in all competitions for Chelsea, was given the opportunity to stake a claim for a first-team spot in the absence of summer arrival Alvaro Morata, who is out injured, but failed to make an impact and was substituted off after just 57 minutes.
While on his part, Abraham, on loan to Swansea from Chelsea, scored twice for the Welsh team who beat newly promoted Huddersfield 2-0.
The 21-year old striker who scored 26 goals on loan to Bristol City last season, has been recently linked with a switch to his parents’ country of birth Nigeria but he insists on representing England at senior level.
Nigerian youngster Victor Osimhen made his second substitute appearance in the Bundesliga this season for Wolfsburg who recorded a fourth consecutive draw on Sunday, twice coming from behind to earn a 2-2 draw with Bayer Leverkusen, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
Osimhen came on for Belgium striker Divock Origi, who is on loan from Liverpool, in the 84th minute of the draw at the Bay Arena.
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