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David Ukpo offered to donate kidney to my daughter – Ekweremadu

David Ukpo offered to donate kidney to my daughter – Ekweremadu

The Enugu West Senator, Ike Ekweremadu, said David Ukpo offered to donate his kidney to his daughter, Sonia. To this end, Ekweremadu said he facilitated Ukpo’s trip to London for the organ transplant. Ekweremadu and his wife, Beatrice, were arrested in London and charged to court for allegedly bringing a minor into the United Kingdom, UK, for organ harvesting. The lawmaker and his wife are currently remanded in London, while the trial for alleged organ harvest continues. However, Ekweremadu’s lawyer, Chief Adegboyega Awomolo, said Sonia has been suffering from kidney failure for the past five years. Addressing the Abuja Federal…
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Organ Saga: Ebonyi govt backs Ekweremadu, reveals boy’s real age

Organ Saga: Ebonyi govt backs Ekweremadu, reveals boy’s real age

Following the detention of former Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and his wife in the United Kingdom, the Ebonyi State Government has said it is currently reaching out to the family of David Okemini Ukpo. Recall that Ekweremadu had facilitated the travel of Ukpo to the UK for kidney donation to his (Ekweremadu)’s daughter, Sonia, who is reportedly suffering from kidney failure. Ekweremadu and his wife Beatrice were, however, arrested and detained by the Metropolitan Authority of the UK for allegedly trafficking Ukpo to the UK for organ harvesting. Speaking on the issues, Ebonyi State Government in a statement by the…
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3 states hit by an outbreak of swarm birds, locusts – FG

3 states hit by an outbreak of swarm birds, locusts – FG

The federal government has confirmed the invasion of swarm birds and locusts destroying farm produce in Sokoto, Kebbi, and the Zamfara States. This was disclosed in a statement on Sunday by the Chief Veterinary Officer of the Federation, Dr. Maimuna Habibu. According to her, Zamfara and Kebbi were the most affected states by locust invasion, saying that the ministry has already deployed officers to begin aerial attacks against the locusts in the affected states. She said farmers in the affected states have on several occasions complained of the destruction of their farm produce by the locusts, hence the federal government…
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Abba Kyari: Drug baron with 103 bank accounts nabbed at Lagos airport

Abba Kyari: Drug baron with 103 bank accounts nabbed at Lagos airport

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested Chief Afam Ukatu, who it described as the billionaire drug baron behind the N3bn tramadol deal involving a suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police and former leader of the Intelligence Response Team, Abba Kyari. A statement on Monday by the spokesperson for the agency, Femi Babafemi, said he was arrested “after months of surveillance and evading arrest.” According to Babafemi, Ukatu, who is the chairman of Mallinson Group of Companies, was nabbed onboard a flight to Abuja at the MM2 terminal of the Lagos airport, Ikeja, on Wednesday, April 13. He said, “Investigations…
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Daniel Imo vows to use his experiences, contacts, to resuscitate Arochukwu/Ohafia healthcare system

Daniel Imo vows to use his experiences, contacts, to resuscitate Arochukwu/Ohafia healthcare system

In furtherance of his reiteration and commitment to the general well being of the good people of Arochukwu/Ohafia Federal Constituency, the US-Based Businessman, Technocrat, Reverend Gentleman, and foremost APC contender, Rev. Daniel Imo, has vowed that he will employ every tool at his disposal to change the deplorable state of the health care system of the Constituency to ensure good health for all. He made this disclosure in a short message to the people during the just celebrated Easter Holiday, a season that is significant for its all-round healing in the life of every Christian. In his words: "I will…
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