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Pastor Rushed To The Hospital After Being Battered By A Woman In Lagos State

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A 28-year old lady, Nkechi Ekechukwu shocked many people after battering one Pastor Gozie Ezenwunne in a public brawl in Lagos.

According to PM Express, Pastor Ezenwunne was seriously injured and was rushed to a hospital with the help of their neighbours who offered assistance to save his life.

It was gathered that Nkechi vented her anger on Pastor Ezenwunne by using a bucket to smash his nose which caused heavy bleeding before he was rushed to a hospital.

The incident happened at Nolo Odudu Street, Agric in Ojo, Lagos where they resided.

What would have made Nkechi to have descended on the victim to the extent that she inflicted serious injuries on him was not yet known.

However, it was scooped that on the day the incident happened, the suspect and the victim had exchange of words. In the process, Nkechi grabbed him, beat him mercilessly and used a bucket to injure his nose.

The matter was reported to the police, Nkechi was arrested and charged before Ikeja Magistrates court for assault.

She pleaded not guilty.

The prosecutor, Mr. Benson Emuehi did not put any objection on her bail but asked the court to give a short adjournment for trial in the interest of justice. The Presiding Magistrate, Mrs. O. Sule Amzat granted Nkechi bail in the sum of N100,000 with one surety in like sum.

However, she was remanded in prison custody pending when she will perfect her bail condition. The matter was adjourned till 5 July, 2018.

It was not the first instance a woman was arrested for beating up a man which seemed like the trend. Recently, another victim had to cry out after he suffered constant beating from his wife and reported the assault to the police. The wife was arrested and charged before Ogba Magistrates court, Lagos from where she was remanded in the prison custody.

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Illegal Abortions Responsible For Mysterious Deaths In Bauchi: State Govt

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Bauchi Governor Bala Mohammed
Bauchi Governor Bala Mohammed

Bauchi Governor Bala Mohammed

Bauchi State Government has revealed that the mysterious deaths recorded in the State has been as a result of illegal abortions.

An investigation carried out by the Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency has revealed that illegal abortion by unqualified medical practitioners is the cause of mysterious deaths in Azare and other local government areas in the northern part of the state.

According to reports, no fewer than 200 women have died in Bauchi as a result of this and there are projections that the number could be more at the end of the investigation.

The Executive Chairman of the agency, Dr Rilwanu Mohammed, disclosed this Friday, May 29, at an interactive session organized by the Bauchi State Public Health Media Network.

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Mohammed said the deaths resulted from unwanted and unplanned pregnancies by both married and unmarried women of childbearing ages who, after becoming pregnant, visited quack health workers to terminate the pregnancies.

He said the lack of understanding of the importance of child spacing as well as ignorance of what to do with such pregnancies had become a major problem to family health in the state.

He emphasized the need for adequate sex education for the girl-child by parents, particularly mothers, to reduce unwanted pregnancies, thereby reducing deaths from complications.

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Ondo Govt Arraigns Suspected Killers Of Funke Olakunrin

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Funke Olakunrin’s killers

The Ondo State Government has arraigned four men suspected to have killed Mrs Funke Olakunrin, the daughter of the National Leader of Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti.

Recall that it was earlier reported that the Nigeria Police Force handed over the suspects to the State Government.

Also Read: BREAKING: Suspected Killers Of Funke Olakunrin Arrested – Police

They are Lawal Mazaje from the Felele area of Kogi State, Adamu Adamu from Jada area of Adamawa State, Mohammed Usman from Illela area of Sokoto State, and Auwal Abubakar from Shinkafi area of Zamfara State.

The suspects were arraigned on Friday by the government at a Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Akure.

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Lagos Govt To Shutdown Markets Violating Social Distancing Order

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The Lagos State Government has threatened to shut down markets in the State violating the social distancing order.

The Corps Marshal, Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESC), Gbemisola Akinpelu, gave the warning on Monday at the Command Headquarters in the Oshodi area of the state.

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In a statement issued by the Head, Public Affairs Unit of LAGESC, Adebayo Kehinde noted that the order is coming from the State Ministry of Environment.

He reiterated the commitment of the agency to monitor markets across the state to ensure that the directive of the government is being adhered to strictly.

He urged the traders to maintain environmental cleanliness around the markets and stop trading on road setbacks and drainage.

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