Health

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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Ekweremadu banned by  Lincoln University over alleged organ trafficking

Ekweremadu banned by Lincoln University over alleged organ trafficking

Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has been banned from undertaking any further duties as visiting professor at the University of Lincoln after he was accused of trafficking a 15-year-old boy to the United Kingdom for organ harvesting. Ekweremadu and his wife, Beatrice, are currently in detention over the charges ahead of a court date on July 7. They have both denied the trafficking charges. Ekweremadu, before his arrest, met with members of the Nigerian community in Lincoln. He had been a visiting professor of corporate and international linkages at the University of Lincoln. But a spokesperson of the institution…
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