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Anambra dethrones three traditional rulers

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Three traditional rulers in Anambra State have been sacked from office by the state government.

The sacked monarchs were among 12 rulers suspended in the state for visiting Abuja to see President Muhammadu Buhari without the state government’s approval.

A statement by the state Commissioner for Local Government, Chieftaincy and Community Affairs, Greg Obi, said the sacked monarchs should submit their certificates of recognition to the secretaries of their local government areas.

According to the statement, the affected monarchs are Igwe Chijioke Nwankwo of Nawfia; Igwe Anthony Onyekwere of Owelle; and Igwe G.B.C. Mbakwe of Abacha.

The statement also said the suspension of another five monarchs had been lifted.

The statement read in part, “The Anambra State Government has lifted the suspension of five traditional rulers in the state, namely Igwe Simon Ikechukwu Chidubem of Umumbo, Igwe A.N. Onwuneme of Ikenga, Igwe Mark Anthony Okonkwo of Alor, Igwe Chukwuma Bob Vincent Orji of Ezinifite and Igwe S.O. Uche of Ezira

“The one-year suspension of Igwe Kelly N. Nkeli of Igbariam, Igwe Dr. Emeka Ilouno of Ifitedunu and Igwe Peter Uyanwa of Ukwulu continues, subject to future review as may be necessary.

“The state government also withdrew the certificates of recognition as traditional rulers of the following: Igwe Chijioke Nwankwo of Nawfia, Igwe Anthony Onyekwere of Owelle, and Igwe G.B.C. Mbakwe of Abacha.

“Igwes (monarchs) whose certificates of recognition have been withdrawn are directed to submit their certificate of recognition to the secretary of the local government of their communities within a month of this announcement.”

But the traditional ruler of Nawfia, Igwe Nwankwo, said he had not been notified by the state government about the development.

He said, “We are in court on this issue with an injunction that the state government should not act on the matter in any form or manner within the pendency of the case.”

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Customs burst cross-border criminal syndicate, seize fake $6m, forged passports

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Four members of cross border criminal syndicate were on Thursday arrested at Seme border with fake $6 million and a number of other prohibited items.

Seme border Customs Area Comptroller, Dear Nnadi, mni, disclosed that the fake currency bears the same serial number, adding that the money was being moved out of the country before it was intercepted at Gbaji customs post along the Lagos – Seme highway.

He also said besides the confiscation of the currency, a total of six international passport of Malta Republic bearing the same photograph but with different names.

According to the Customs boss, the same lady whose name is on the passport also has six international driver’s license with her photograph but with six different names.

He said, ”Our officers at Gbaji check point intercepted a vehicle and upon searching them, we discover the currency you are seeing here. These are fake United States Dollar Bills.

“When we counted them, it amounted to $6 million United States Dollars Bills in fake currency but it will take the eagle eye of a trained officer to detect that they are fake. One of the land marks is that some of the Bills bear the same serial number besides that, it will be very difficult for anybody to detect that these Dollar Bills are fake.

“Two people were arrested in connection with this development.

“Similarly to this, we also arrested few hours after this, we also arrested two other passengers in another vehicle and upon searching them and their baggage, we discover some international passports

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Ghanaian pastor divorced by wife for impregnating sidechick vows to ban condoms if elected president

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Christian Kwabena Andrew

The founder of Life Assembly Worship Center, Christian Kwabena Andrew,  has disclosed that if he is elected as president, he will ban condoms.
The Ghanaian cleric who is running for presidency under Ghana Union Movement Party said this while speaking in an interview on Dawdne TV.

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In the video, he opined that the use of c#ndoms is useless since diseases contracted can be treated in hospitals. He added that wearing it would only defeat the purpose of intimacy.
Amused by this, the host asked if he would ban the importation of c#ndoms if elected president while also informing him that there’s no cure for HIV/AIDS.
The pastor had gone viral after he revealed, while preaching, that his wife had left him after he fathered a child with another woman.
Reports have also revealed that his wife who told her side of the story disclosed that he’s a hardcase lecher who beds every woman that comes his way, including his church members. Tori

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Gun threats: Tajudeen Olanrewaju, Ogboni Leader declared wanted

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Tajudeen Olanrewaju Bakare

The Lagos State Police Command has declared wanted the first President of the Supreme Body of Ogboni Association Worldwide, Tajudeen Olanrewaju Bakare.

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