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10th Ojukwu Memorial: Biafra Agitation Won’t End Soon – Ojukwu’s Wife, Bianca Declares

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There was a harvest of tributes in celebration of Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu at the 10th edition of the memorial of the late Igbo hero, in Owerri, Imo State, yesterday.

The event took place at the expansive grounds of the Ojukwu Memorial Library built by the leader of BIM-MASSOB, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike.

This is as Ojukwu’s wife, Bianca, declared at the event that the clamour for secession, which according to her, had reached fever pitch in the country today, was a direct consequence of the inequities of the Nigerian state as presently constituted.

She maintained that the Igbo have continued to feel the pains of marginalization and exclusion on a daily basis, adding that for as long as this was not addressed, and in so far as the Federal Government continued to exclude the South East from certain political positions and critical development projects such as the National Railway plan, and the zone continued to suffer the ravages of the deteriorating conditions of existing federal infrastructure, most especially roads, the feelings of collective victimization can only be reinforced and will continue to sustain the agitations for a separate state.

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The former Nigerian Ambassador to Spain decried the continued detention of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, and called on the Federal Government to consider the pleas for his release.

Thanking the Igbo leaders who visited President Muhammadu Buhari recently in pursuance of this objective, she appealed to the president to consider the caliber and age of these Igbo statesmen and grant their request in order to demonstrate a genuine commitment to healing the wounds of the past.

She regretted that the Igbo have been continually denied an equal sense of belonging and legitimate citizenship rights in Nigeria. She, however, noted that no sacrifice was too much to promote and sustain a peaceful coexistence of all the ethnic nationalities in the country.

Deputy governor of Anambra State, Dr. Nkem Okeke, who was the special guest at the event, said for the Igbo to get what they want as a people, they must act with unity of purpose.

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He said that the Igbo as a great nation must begin to speak with one voice if they must achieve their aspirations in an ethnic country like Nigeria as according to him, without unity they will continue to lose their rightful place in Nigeria.

“Ndigbo are a great people, but they are divided and I am saying this because we need unity and without it, we cannot achieve anything. But with unity, we can achieve whatever we set our minds on.

We must stand together and if we don’t do that, we will never get our rights or political aims. So, we must unite and stand together for our rights,” Okeke said.

The deputy governor added:

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“Ojukwu, while alive, stood for the unity of Ndigbo and was a man of integrity and we are here today to honour his memorial. And the only way Ndigbo can continue to honour the memory of this great man who sacrificed his personal wealth and comfort for the cause of Ndigbo is to be united and continue to speak with one voice.”

He also lauded the leader of BIM-MASSOB, Uwazuruike for organizing the annual Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu Day in memory of the late Igbo sage.

In his remarks, son of the late Biafra leader, Afamefuna Ojukwu, a young United States-trained engineer, also thanked Uwazuruike for consistently hosting the event every year since the demise of his father.

The event was a cultural festival, featuring a brief interdenominational service, traditional dances and masquerade display, colorful parades, drama sketches, and a live band eulogizing in music, the exploits of the Biafra hero.

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Drama As Female Preacher Aggressively Confronts Young Girls Over Indecent Dressing In A Market (Video)

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A dramatic incident has played out between a female preacher and some girls she accused of dressing indecently.

The preacher identified as Sister Kate in a video shared online could be seen aggressively confronting the girls because of how they dressed.

Sister Kate could be seen yelling at the top of her voice quizzing the girls on their reasons for dressing ‘naked’ market.

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The evangelist who did not give the ladies a breathing air enquired to know if they were believers and if their faith supports such an outfit.

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Olori Kafayat Adeyemi Dies In The US, 2months After Alaafin’s Death

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One of the wife’s of the late Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi has joined her ancestors.

The Oyo palace was thrown into mourning following the announcement of Olori Kafayat Adeyemi.

The queen was said to have died on Friday, July 1st, in the United States, barely two months after her husband, the Alaafin died in April.

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Though details of her death is still sketchy as of the time of this report, sources confirm that she died on Friday night.

The Director of Media and Publicity at the Alaafin’s Palace, Mr. Bode Durojaye, confirmed the incident on Saturday morning. He said:

”She died in the United States of America. I will give you the details later.”

Olori Kafayat Adeyemi was the fourth wife of the late Oba Adeyemi III. She was the mother of Prince Adebayo Adeyemi (D’Gov), who is the chairman of the Oyo State Local Government Pensions Board.

Before her demise, she was known as Iya Aguo or Iya Ibeji in Oyo Kingdom.

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Recall, the monarch, Alaafin of Oyo, Lamidi Adeyemi was announced dead on April 23rd, 2022.

According to the Premium Times, Alaafin Adeyemi, the third from the Alowodu Ruling House, died in the late hours of Friday, April 23rd at the Afe Babalola University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti.

The remains of the top Yoruba traditional ruler were brought to Oyo in the early hours of Saturday, April 24 and traditional rites began.

He was 83 years old and the longest reigning Alaafin ever, having ruled for 52 years.

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Nigerian Couple Welcome Twins After 14 Years Of Waiting

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A Nigerian couple identified as Samuel and Joy Olorunfemi have been blessed with a set of twins, a boy and girl, in June, 2022, after waiting 14 years for the fruit of the womb.

Joy’s brother, Ohimai Abraham took to his social media page to share the good news and also share photos of the proud parents.

He captioned the post;

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“IT’S LIKE A DREAM. Where do I even start from? “This woman you see here is my immediate elder sister. She was married and trusting God for the fruit of the womb since 2008.”

It has been 14 solid years of trials, temptations, mockery, disappointment, weeping, crying and dispair.

Men thought they had the final say throughout these 14 years. But Yahweh who rememberd Sarah has proven to men that Him and Him alone have the final say. He proved Himself in our lives by settling my darling sister with a balanced set of twins (a boy and a girl).

Since the news of her delivery got to me since Sunday last week I have been so overjoyed that i couldn’t even think of what to write and post. Now, I fully understand the meaning of Psalm 126:1-3:

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“When the LORD turned again the captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream. Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing: then said they among the heathen, The LORD hath done great things for them. The LORD hath done great things for us; whereof we are glad.”

Indeed, what God can not do does not and can not exist. I beg make una join shout two solid Hallelujah to Jesus Christ our Lord.

Double Congratulations to my personal people Mr & Mrs Joy Olorunfemi Samuel Olorunfemi aka Papa & Mama Twins.

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Chinese Father Breaks Down In Tears After Son He Tutored Daily For 1 Year Scored 6/100 On A Math Exam

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A Chinese father was reduced to tears after the son he tutored daily for one year scored 6 out of 100 on a math exam.

The father who resides in Zhengzhou, Henan Province, received his son’s exam result on Thursday, June 23, and was filled with disappointment after seeing his math score.

A video trending in the Chinese cyberspace shows the father weeping uncontrollably upon seeing that his son scored only six points out of 100 in Math.

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He could be seen crying in a bedroom and wiping his tears while his wife could be heard laughing in the background.

“I don’t care anymore, my efforts are wasted, let him struggle by himself!” the father was quoted as saying.

According to the child’s mother, her husband taught their son math for hours every single day for the past one year and his result really broke his heart.

She said he was mainly disappointed because their son has been failing consistently in school and has been scoring between 40-50 points in previous examinations.

In other news, a heartbreaking video circulating online shows the moment a businesswoman broke down in tears after opening a bale she bought and discovered that it was filled with rags.

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In the video, the distraught woman who sells second-hand clothes also known as Okrika, could be seen crying uncontrollably as she checked the clothes in the bale.

According to her, she borrowed the money used in buying the bale and now she’s left with nothing because she can’t sell the rags.

She is heard saying, “God wetin I go do? I no get husband, children dey for school, God where are you”.

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