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200 couples tie the knot in a mass wedding in Anambra

Two hundred couples tie the knot on the same day at Saint Theresa’s Catholic Church, Uzoakwa, Ihiala in Ihiala Council Area in Anambra State.

Kemi Filani News gathered that the biannual mass wedding held on Friday, December 18, and was presided over by the Auxiliary Bishop of Umuahia, Diocese, Most Reverend Dr Michael Ukpong.

In his homily during the Pontifical High Mass, Most Reverend Ukpong described a huge mass wedlocks as one that shows unity in Christ and Church.

He also went further to remind the couples that the union is a journey of no return and therefore, should endure by the promises made to each other and particularly charged the grooms to love their wives and brides to obey and respect their husbands.

The Anambra State Governor’s wife, Dr Ebelechukwu Obiano, addressing the couples during the reception, represented by the Transition Committee Chairman of Ihiala Local Government Area, Mr Jude Obiwuru defined the wedding as a great thing aimed at channelling the minds of the couples to raising Godly children, who will be a good ambassador of the state.

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6 people die, 30 buildings destroyed after petrol tanker fire accident in kwara


A petrol tanker fire incident on Wednesday, killed six persons and set ablaze about 30 buildings in Jebba town, Moro Local Government Area of Kwara State.

The petrol tanker, which was travelling through the town, reportedly lost control and spilled its content as it rammed into residential buildings.

The accident resulted in an explosion which burnt down about 30 houses, shops and perished at least six persons.

The fire incident was brought under control by the state fire service in a swift response.

Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, commiserated with the families of those who lost their lives and properties in the fire incident, describing it “as devastating and sad.”

His spokesman, Rafiu Ajakaye, in a statement in...


Rivers: Panic as gunmen abduct councilor, demand N50m ransom

Rivers councillor kidnapped

A female councilor from Ogu-Bolo Local Government Area of Rivers State, Hannah Alasomuka has been abducted by suspected kidnappers.

Alasomuka, who represents Ward 6 in Ikpokiri town was kidnapped by three gunmen at a wharf in the community on Sunday, December 20. 

The Chief Whip of the Rivers State House of Assembly, Evans Bipi, who confirmed the incident to PUNCH on Wednesday, said the abductors are demanding N50m before she will be released.

"It happened on Sunday, at 12 midnight at Ikpokiri, opposite the wharf. The kidnappers called, requesting N50m or she will be killed," said Bipi.

Confirming the incident, spokesperson for the State Police Command, Nnamdi Omoni, said that the police tactical unit had been mobilised to ensure she is rescued unhurt.

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Secret admirer promises to bomb Nigeria for actress, Tayo Sobola

Tayo Sobola

A secret admirer has promised to bomb the whole of Nigeria for popular Yoruba actress, Tayo Sobola.

The secret admirer who doubles as a fan came out to express his feelings for the actress.

The drunk in love fan, Olamide Jamii, sent the love message to Tayo Sobola on her Instagram page and the actress decided to screen munch the message and share it on her Whatsapp status.

” Ta yo. So bola why are you doing this to me now….. It is a crime for someone to love you…… I love you with all my heart Even I can bomb the whole Nigeria because of you”. The message reads.

See a the screenshot below:


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