Monthly Archives: April 2015

NGO Marks International Day For Street Children In Calabar

The International Day for Street Children, 12th April, 2015 has been marked in Calabar by members of Prevent Abuse of Children Today, PACT with a 15km brisk walk from IBB Way by Akim passing through Mbora street into Marian road adjoining Rabanna roundabout entering IBB Way and terminating at the beginning of IBB Way by AKim. Addressing the participants …

12-year-old Indian boy whose head hangs at a 180-degree angle due to a rare condition

The desperate parents of a boy whose head hangs at a 180-degree angle have admitted they would rather he died than continue to suffer. Mahendra Ahirwar, 12, from Madhya Pradesh in central India, suffers from a rare condition that makes his neck bend and his head hang from his body. His weak backbone means he can’t stand or walk and is restricted …

Church General Overseer arrested for selling babies

A 43-year-old General Overseer of Divine Order of Cherubim Church, Prophet Ndubuisi Oke­obi has been arrested by opera­tives of Scorpion Squad of the Imo State police command for allegedly specialis­ing in organising crusades where he in­vites pregnant women who deliver their babies in his church and thereafter sells the babies for between N300,000 …

Pastor, runs baby factory, sells newborn for N.3m

Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested  Pastor John  (other names withheld) and his wife, Deborah, over alleged abduction of a new born baby. A police source, said the couple abducted the baby  to allegedly sell him for N300,000.00.  The pastor allegedly had a link with a  child trafficking syndicate operating   at Nung Ukot Itam, Itu Local …

1 Year On: Parents Of Chibok Girls Lament Life Without Daughters

On Wednesday, the abducted school girls from Government secondary school, Chibok in Borno state, would have been missing from their families and endured unimaginable atrocities at the hands of their their abductors, the Boko Haram sect, for one year. While some of the parents of the girls have died from anxiety and depression from their predicament,   …

Girl, 15, two others injured in Lagos-Ibadan road crash

A 15-year-old girl and two others were critically injured on Friday in an auto crash at the popular Arepo Bus Stop on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway area of Ogun State. Commercial motorcyclists and other sympathisers rushed the injured victims to the nearest hospital for medical attention. An eyewitness said the accident, which involved a Toyota Sienna …