EPILEPSY: MAN LOCKS UP SON FOR 20 YEARS

A Ghanaian man, Mallam Abass Abdulai, locked up his son, Basty, 23, for 20 years due to his epileptic condition. Basty has lived most of his life in a locked room so that he would not have the opportunity to walk out. He eats, sleeps and defecates in the same room, reports Myjoyonline. It also reports that food and water were often passed through a window, which also serves as his only source of light. Basty’s father, Mallam Abass has revealed that the family decided to isolate him because of his condition. Speaking to Myjoyonline,…

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MUM SEEKS JUSTICE FOR 7-YEAR OLD DAUGHTER RAPED SEVERAL TIMES

The tears were streaming down the face of Martha Ogbonna as she narrated how the innocence of her seven-year-old-daughter was allegedly taken away by a randy 26-year -old neighbour on May 14. The single mother had gone out, as usual, to seek for daily sustenance for her three-member family, when she came back to meet a visibly shaken daughter. Since she separated from her husband after some ‘irreconcilable’ differences, she has been the one taking care of her two daughters, she told PREMIUM TIMES. But the pain her youngest daughter…

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CHILD TRAFFICKING: ORPHANAGE MATRON OTHERS ARRESTED IN OYO, DELTA

[File] The Nigeria Police Policemen from the Warri area command in Delta State have arrested three suspects over the alleged child trafficking of a two-and-half-year-old baby girl. Those arrested included, the matron of Divine Orphanage Home, Rosemary Johnson and Madam Rose IIogbo in Ughelli. The third person was a lady, who allegedly bought the child for N850,000 from Johnson and Ilogbo. The arrest followed a petition by the president of Nigerian Child Welfare Fund, Comrade Joshua Omorere. Acting on the petition, detectives swung into action and arrested the suspects. The…

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MOTHER SELLS BABY, USES PROCEEDS TO BUY PHONE AND WRAPPER, SEE PIX

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri The Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Imo State Police Command has arrested a 27-year-old single mother, Nneka Donatus, who allegedly sold her baby girl a day after putting to bed. Also arrested were a level 12 civil servant at the state Ministry of Women Affairs, Ujunwa Udechukwu, 40; and Nneoma Onwusereaka, 37; who allegedly conspired with the single mother to sell the baby to a couple. The mother of the baby, who spoke to Southern City News at the command headquarters in Owerri on Thursday, confessed that she…

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535 KIDS LANGUISHING IN ANAMBRA PRISONS- NHRC

Tony Okafor, Awka No fewer than 523 children are detained in various prisons in Anambra State, the National Human Rights Commission has said. The Anambra State coordinator of the NHRC, Mrs Nkechi Ugwuanyi, stated this at the Onitsha Prisons during an interface with some juvenile inmates. Ugwuanyi said the visit was in commemoration of the African Pre-Trial Day 2019  themed: Decriminalisation of Petty and Minor Offences. She added that the focus was to gather details of the inmates, whose offences fell within the classification. She said such cases involved no…

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ACTRESS REGINA DANIELS SET TO HOST CHILDREN CARNIVAL FOR KIDS IN DELTA ON CHILDREN’S DAY

Popular Controversial teen actress Regina Daniel is Hosting a Childrens Day Carnival on the 27th of May 2019, titled The Regina Daniel’s Children’s Day Carnival. She made this known via her Instagram page we’re she posted a picture containing the information about the Carnival. See picture below; SOURCE: https://rejoice9ja.wordpress.com/2019/04/27/teen-actress-regina-daniel-is-hosting-a-children-carnival-on-the-27th-of-may-photo/  

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MAN ARRESTED TRYING TO SELL MALE AND FEMALE CHILDREN IN CALABAR

Edet Essien Inyang, a 30-year old, has been nabed by the police in Calabar for attempting to sell two of his children to escape poverty. Edet reportedly took his two children, one male and one female, to Murray Street where he sought buyers to enable him raise money. An eyewitness identified simply as Ekem recounted his experience with Edet shortly before he was nabbed: “He came here with the children and asked after one rich man on this street and when he did not see the man we asked him…

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26-YR OLD RESCUED FROM 7-YR COCAINE ADDICTION, SEE PIX

• Foundation builds classrooms for pupils walking 10km to school The Senior Pastor of House of Freedom, Dr. Tony Rapu, and his team visited Ipodo, a notorious street in Ikeja, Lagos State recently and rescued 26-year-old Lizzy, who has taken to begging, hard drugs and prostitution as means of survival. The girl, who attended two prestigious schools in Lagos, Caleb Nursery and Primary School as well as Vivian Fowler Secondary School, Billingsway, Oregun, and has been suffering from drug addiction for seven years, shared a bit of her story in…

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POLICE OFFICE CAUGHT ON CAMERA MOLESTING A 14-YR OLD IN ABUJA, SEE PICS

Here is a trending video of a Police Officer molesting a 14 years old girl in community in Abuja. The girl in question according to report didn’t commit any offense. The police officer handcuffed and tear gassed her without the knowledge of the parent. Other tenants who’re scared of the Officer, were seen busy ranting and filming the incident. Watch The Video https://zenithnaija.com/police-officer-caught-on-camera-molesting-a-14-year-old-girl-in-abuja-photos/

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3,500 CHILDREN JOIN BOKO HARAM

MORE than 3,500 children recruited by armed groups in the last five years are involved in the on-going Boko Haram war in Nigeria, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) announced on Friday. The child-terrorists, according to UNICEF in a statement were aged between 13 and 17 and were recruited between 2013 and 2017. The disclosure was made on Friday ahead of the fifth anniversary of the Chibok school girls abduction. “These numbers are only those that have been verified, while the true figures are likely to be higher,” UNICEF said.…

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