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Police Rescue 10-Year-Old Girl Sold For N.8m In Anambra

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Police in Anambra State said it has rescued a ten-year-old girl suspected to have been stolen from Akwa Ibom State since 2018 and sold to a couple in Anambra State.The ten-year-old girl

SP Haruna Mohammed, the state police command spokesperson, disclosed this to newsmen in a statement in Awka on Sunday.

Mohammed said: “On the 21/2/2020, a girl child of about 10 years old reasonably suspected to have been stolen from Akwa Ibom State since 2018 and sold to a couple in Anambra State at the rate of eight hundred thousand naira (N800,000) was rescued by Police detectives attached to 33 division, Onitsha, the commercial city of Anambra State, following intelligence report.”

Mohammed said preliminary investigation revealed that the child’s original name was Favour Asuqwo before her “new parents” (the suspects) who are now in police custody gave her a new name as Faith Ezeukwu after they allegedly bought her from her captors who are presently at large.

He appealed to media organisations to disseminate the message to the public to enable biological parents or close relatives of the victim to identify her.

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Man Buried In A Mercedes Benz According To His Last Wish [PHOTOS]

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Many were shocked after a South African man was buried in is favourite Mercedes Benz, and his family says this was done according to his last wish.

The man identified as Tshekedi Pitso shocked his family when he told them he wanted to be buried inside his favourite 1980s E500 Mercedes Benz.

Pitso’s niece Sefora (Pitso), 49, said at first the family was shocked at the news, but he always spoke about how he would love his funeral to be.

The village of Jozanashoek in Sterkspruit, Eastern Cape, where Pitso was a chief and also a member of United Democratic Movement (UDM), came to a standstill on Saturday as their chief was buried in Mercedes Benz.

“My uncle made it clear that he wanted to be buried inside his car. He was a lover of Mercedes Benz and as a family we had to grant him his wish,” she said.

Villagers watched in awe as Pitso in his car, was towed to his grave in the family grave yard.

Pitso was dressed in a cream white suit and seated behind the steering wheel with both his hands placed on the steering wheel.

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Angry Men Throw Away Trader’s Bowl Of Garri In Onitsha For Selling At A Ridiculous Price

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Some men in Onitsha allegedly went into town today to condemn traders who increased prices of food items.

A female garri seller was however dealt with as a big bowl of her garri was thrown away by the said men who were angry that she increased the price of her goods from N500 to N1500.

Facebook user, Jestymoore Nnokwa who shared the story wrote;

“Today In onitsha, igbo boys went into town to see those wicked and cruel market women selling food items at exorbitant prices, unfortunately for this Garri seller, she was selling Garri of N500 for N1500 and the boys threw everything away on the ground. They were upset with what they saw in the market today in onitsha market
But do you support the action of the boys?
Let’s have your say on this.”

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COVID-19: Witches Association Warns Members To Suspend All Meetings

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The Witches Association in Ghana has asked its members to suspend all meetings amidst the global battle against coronavirus otherwise known as COVID-19.

According to a report by Wildout Ghana, the head of the Association who was unnamed warned all members to suspend all meetings and stay at home.

Quoting the leader of the association, Wildout Ghana’s reporter, Kofi Yehowah, said the impact of the coronavirus is slowing down the activities of the witches

“We can’t touch people anymore. Even when our members meet, we can’t greet any longer so we have to suspend meetings till everything is okay,” the witches said.

Meanwhile, ORIENTAL TIMES understands that Ghana currenly has a total number of 152 confirmed cases of coronavirus.

However, latest reports from the country say that 31 patients have recovered so far from the deadly disease.

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