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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Ondo First Lady, Betty Akeredolu reveals what she did to survive breast cancer 20 years ago

The founder of Breast Cancer Symposium of the Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria, BRECAN and First Lady of Ondo State, Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, in an interview with Vanguard, narrated how she survived breast cancer 20 years ago.
Here’s her story;

‘I survived breast cancer about 20 years ago. It all started in 1997 when I was diagnosed. Before then, I didn’t know anyone who had that experience and the little information I got was from the international media. On that fateful morning when I felt something in my breast, of course, my mind raced to breast cancer because it was where such a disease was located. I was scared and didn’t know what to do; it happened when I was resting at home during my annual leave. It got me thinking that if this happened to be breast cancer, what was I going to do at that age? I was 42 or 43 and I had little children. What would become of those children? I kept the discovery to myself for almost one week’.
She continued to say, ‘my baby was just four years’ old or thereabouts. So, I just tuned to television that morning and what I heard was that ‘this programme could save your life’. Immediately I heard that, I raised my head from the pillow, sat and began to wonder, what could this be? And it happened to be about breast cancer survival journey. That coincidence saved my life. There was this woman and it was her journey through breast cancer diagnosis, and she happened to be the mother of a popular Hollywood actor. She went through the treatment and, as a survivor, was sharing her experience. She used her journey to lift the spirit of those undergoing such experience and I benefitted from it. That was how I summoned the courage to go to hospital, and said that ‘whatever this woman did, I am going to be like her’.
‘After the examination, the doctor confirmed there was a lump, but he didn’t know what it was.
When I told my husband, he was scared but he didn’t know I had been fortified by that television programme I had watched. He must have wondered where I got the strength because I was on my feet and prepared that whatever that woman did, I was going to do and overcome. Then my treatment commenced. The first treatment was mastectomy. At the said time (1997), the level of breast health care was at the rudimentary level. Radical mastectomy meant ‘just remove everything (breasts)’ and I said ‘remove the damn thing if that is what will make me live’. My experience was one of shattering loneliness, unavailability of information and group support, coupled with the tight- lip syndrome and indifference surrounding the disease’ she said.

Monday, October 09, 2017

Monkey pox Virus now in Lagos State

What can one  do now?The Lagos State Government on Monday revealed that two suspected cases of Monkey Pox have been recorded in the state.

Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris disclosed this at a news conference on Monday, saying that the two suspected cases were currently being investigated .

Idris disclosed that the two suspected cases were recorded in a private hospital which he did not disclose. He added that one of the suspect just came from Bayelsa State and ate Bush meat. 

Idris said the two suspects were currently being quarantined in the their various houses pending the result of the investigation.

Idris called on residents of the State to remain calm and go about their businesses without fear as the government had put in place adequate measures to effectively prevent and control the spread of the infection to the State.

In case of any suspected case of Monkey Pox, the Lagos State Ministry of Health should be notified through the following mobile lines: 08037170614, 09087106072,” 

- P. M news

Wife Of The President, Aisha Buhari Makes shocking revelations about Aso Villa Clinic - “I called the Aso Clinic to find out if they have an X-Ray machine, they said it’s not working “In the end I had to..."

The wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha, has followed the footsteps of her daughter, Zahra, by criticising the management of Aso Rock Clinic.

Zahra Buhari had last week taken to her Instagram page to criticise the Permanent Secretary of the State House, Jalal Arabi, for his inability to provide even Paracetamol tablets to the clinic despite a budget of N3 billion for the provision of drugs to the hospital.

Speaking Monday at a stakeholders meeting on Reproductive, Maternal, Nutrition, Child Advocacy and Health and Nutrition, RMNCAH+N, at the State House, Abuja, Mrs. Buhari said she recently fell ill and was advised to travel to London for treatment, but she refused.

“I called the Aso Clinic to find out if they have an X-Ray machine, they said it’s not working

“In the end I had to go to a hospital owned and operated by foreigners 100 per cent
There is a budget for the Hospital and if you go there now, you will see a number of constructions going on but they don’t have a single syringe there. What is the purpose of the buildings if there are no equipment there to work with?”

“You can imagine what happens across the states to governors wives if this will happen to me in Abuja,” she said.

The Aso Rock Clinic management said last week it was short of funds for major projects and purchases and would demand the commercialisation of the clinic’s operations for efficiency.

Autopsy Report Of Tagbo Emeike is Fake Oh

News making the rounds On Social and print media allege that the Autopsy report of  Caroline Tagbo Emeike which was released as cause of his death is an edited one gotten online. 

Tagbos result is exactly the same as American Kenneka Jenkins as published by

Let us compare Kenneka and Tagbos reports...

Tagbo's Autopsy

The result also showed that he had alcohol and drugs in his system capable of easing a person into the early stages of hypothermia and eventual death.

The toxicology tests detected alcohol (Bacardi 151, 75.5% Alcohol) and topiramate, a medication for epilepsy and/or migraines in a man’s system, in Tagbo Umeike.’ Tagbo’s blood-alcohol concentration (BAC) was at 0.112, higher than the 0.08 legal limit for normal human being state, the coroner’s office stated.

While his family claims that Tagbo “didn’t have a prescription for any type of topiramate medication”, the coroner’s office stated that the amount of drug in Tagbos’ system was in the “therapeutic range.
A statement by the coroner’s office said, “Alcohol and topiramate are synergistic. When combined, the effect of either or both drugs is enhanced. Topiramate, like alcohol, can cause dizziness, impaired memory, impaired concentration, poor coordination, confusion and impaired judgment. Central nervous system depression, or impairment, combined with cold exposure can hasten the onset of hypothermia and death.


Kenneka Jenkins Autopsy

''According to CBS Chicago, a Medical Examiner’s Office autopsy revealed that cold exposure was a substantial factor in the 19-year-old's death. She was also found to have alcohol and drugs in her system capable of better easing her into the early stages of hypothermia, later leading to her death.

Toxicology tests detected alcohol and topiramate, a medication for epilepsy and/or migraines in a woman’s system, in Jenkins'. Her blood-alcohol concentration (BAC) was at 0.112, higher than the 0.08 legal limit for driving in the state of Illinois, the coroner’s office stated.

Jenkins didn’t have a prescription for any type of topiramate medication, according to her family. The coroner’s office claims the amount of drug in Jenkins’ system was in the “therapeutic range.”

"Alcohol and topiramate are synergistic. When combined, the effect of either or both drugs is enhanced. Topiramate, like alcohol, can cause dizziness, impaired memory, impaired concentration, poor coordination, confusion and impaired judgment," a news release said. "Central nervous system depression, or impairment, combined with cold exposure can hasten the onset of hypothermia and death.


 Image courtesy tasfoto.

Dubai as we know, is synonymous with vacations, fun, SHOPPING and just relaxing and having the full-time-good-life. Some also visit for the business of buying and selling. Dubai is where you visit when you want to take time out for yourself, when you want to be close to and with loved ones. There is nothing money can buy that you won't find when shopping in Dubai. The United Arab Emirate is fully loaded with gigantic shopping malls from back to back. Malls so awesome you can get lost in a minute. Goods like clothing, jewelry, beautiful carpets, Designer labels, Electronic and luxury items from all over the world are available in Dubai. Most shopping malls in Dubai have entertain ment for kids and even dinner options for individuals and families. Have you heard of The 'Dubai Shopping Festival'? It kicks off in January every year and lasts a whole month. These Festival comes with Fashion shows, great shopping bargains and thousands of prizes. Thre are lots of bargains to be made if you visit Dubai during The 'Dubai Summer Surprises' which comes up at the beginning of summer each year, and also lasts a whole month. Cheap Flights to Dubai 
Below are names of the best places to shop in Dubai:
  •  Dubai Mall

  • Mall of The Emirates: Best known for fun, relaxation and vacations.
  • Gold Souks: Filled with jewelry shops. From very affordable to the most expensive and diverse kinds of gold jewelry from all over the world. 
  • Perfume Souk lined with small shops selling all ranges of perfumes. The perfume souk is the most aromatic shopping center in Dubai. Lovers of good fragrances will sure get lost in there, confused as to what to pick. This souk is always crowded with shoppers from all over the world. 
  • The Textile Souk for apparels, shoes, all kinds of textile ranging from cotton, silk,  wool, readymade fabric and anything fabric that you can think of. 
  • The Meena Bazaar is very famous for wedding jewellery, furniture,  Wrist watches,  designer label accessories. It is actually a Local market.
  • The Souk Medinat Jumeirah is the right place to enjoy nightlife in Dubai away from the noise, hustle and bustle of other shopping centres. Filled with entertainment,  cafe's and bars, deliciousness, drinks, souvenir items and even handicrafts. 
  • The place to really shop electronics in Dubai is Al Fahidi Street.  Phones, washing machines, refrigerators, cameras and laptops at lower prices. Just like Souk Medinat Jumeirah,  Al Fahidi Street also transforms at dusk with entertaining Night Life.  Enjoy Cheap Flights to Dubai 

Sunday, October 08, 2017

Trumps ex wife blasts lady whose affair ended her marriage with the President

     Well, her divorce opened doors 🚪 for Melania Trump. That's life. Ivana Trump still won't call Marla Maples by name decades after her affair with the Donald Trump ended his first marriage to the mother of his three oldest children.
The 68-year-old Czech Republic native made the revelation about Maples during an interview with CBS about her new book, 'Raising Trump'.
'I don't talk about her. She's a showgirl. Never achieve anything in her life,' Trump said of Maples, who stared in The Will Rogers Follies on Broadway in 1991.
She then implied that Maples gets the blame for her marriage ending. 
'Well, she was flirting... and I think she was flirting and and she got away with it,' Trump said. 
When asked if she blames Donald now for their marriage ending, Trump replied: 'I'm not sure, because Donald would get 1,000 business cards in the pocket every night. He could choose any girl he wanted to have. 
'So I'm not sure if she was. There could be another one, could be another one. I really don't know.'  Though it does not seem like she will forgive the president's second wife anytime soon, she does get along with his third, Melania Trump.
In explaining the difference between Maples and Melania Trump, Ivana said: 'One is nobody. And the other one is First Lady.'
Also during her wide-ranging interview with CBS, she revealed that her ex-husband offered her the ambassadorship to the Czech Republic but she turned it down so she could keep up her jet-set lifestyle and summers in Saint-Tropez.
The Czech native had long been rumored for the post – and floated the idea herself in a 2016 interview with the New York Post.
'I was just offered to be the American ambassador to Czech Republic – and Donald told me. He said, 'Ivana, if you want it, I give it to you,' she told the network.
'But I like my freedom. I like to do what I want to do, go wherever I want to go with whomever I want to go. And I can afford my lifestyle,' she explained.
'Okay, why would I go and say bye-bye to Miami in the winter, bye-bye to Saint-Tropez in the summer, and bye-by to spring and fall in New York? I have a perfect life,' she said.
Trump had put out the idea herself during the campaign – when she notably backed her ex and said nice things about him during his run.
The Czech native and former model told the Post:'I will suggest that I be ambassador for the Czech Republic,' she told the paper.   
'[That] is where I'm from and my language and everybody knows me. I'm quite known all around the world. Not only in America. I have written three books, and they were translated in 40 countries in 25 languages. I'm known by the name Ivana. I really did not need the name Trump,' she said.  Trump nominated Stephen B. King, a Wisconsin political operative, to the post in July. 
Trump said the president is still a big part of her life and that they speak 'maybe once a week,' and that he is 'still asking me for advice.'
She said he asked her: 'Should I tweet, should I not tweet.' 
But she gave a simple reply: 'I said, I think you should tweet.' 
'It's a new way, a new technology. And if you want to get your words across rightly, without telling the New York Times, which is going to twist every single word of yours, this is how you get your message out,' she said.
Defending the practice, which has gotten the president in hot water when he lashed out at members of his own administration or 'Rocket Man' King Jong-un of North Korea, she said: 'Well, it's a tweeting president. This is his new way, how to put the message across. And he's right.'
Trump, 68, has previously said she raised the three children she shares with the president, Donald Jr., Eric, and Ivanka virtually alone.

"End of the world 'to start on October 15 with seven years of tsunamis, earthquakes and hurricanes"

Ok, people, get ready already, We've been here many times before, but apparently, the end of the world is nigh.
Some people believe our planet is to be blighted by tsunamis, earthquakes and hurricanes, starting from October 15.
They say we are in for a horrific "seven year tribulation", before earth is eventually destroyed.
Doomsday theorist Dave Meade believes the chaos will be triggered by the mysterious 'Planet X', or Niburu. Conspiracies suggested it was hurtling towards earth and would obliterate it on September 23 - but obviously, that didn't happen. Now Mr Meade expects Nibiru to pass earth, but will bring with it a number of natural disasters, including volcanic eruptions.
He says the earthquake in Mexico, the floods in Texas and the hurricanes in the Caribbean and Florida are all related to the Planet X theory.
The "tribulation" will also involve "nuclear exchanges between the US, Britain and our enemies – Russia, China, Iran and North Korea."
He said: "It’s the beginning. Ever since the Great American Solar Eclipse of August 21 we have been hit by a continued series of judgements." The date of September 23 relates to a verse in the Bible which apparently matches the August 21 date when Hurricane Harvey battered Texas.
And he says there's proof in the bible. Luke’s passage 21: 25 to 26 reads: “There will be signs in the sun, moon and stars.
“On the earth, nations will be in anguish and perplexity at the roaring and tossing of the sea.
"People will faint from terror, apprehensive of what is coming on the world, for the heavenly bodies will be shaken.” Mr Meade claims an asteroid named Wormwood, which is at least three kilometers in diameters and attached to the "debris field of the Planet X star system" will hit earth at some point during the seven years.
He says the "seven year tribulation" will also involve "nuclear exchanges between the US, Britain and our enemies – Russia, China, Iran and North Korea."
"It will involve cataclysmic climate events related to Planet X or Wormwood – those are the trumpet judgements of Revelation," he warned.
Huge solar flares would "bring down the electrical grid. Rioting and looting will be unrestrained.... society will be in chaos."
But you may be pleased to hear that Nasa has dismissed this theory as an "Internet hoax".
There might be more to it, though. Nasa discovered 'Planet Nine' buried deep into the solar system, which could have a mass 10 times that of earth, earlier this year.
Jim Green, director of NASA's Planetary Science Division, said: "It's too early to say with certainty there's a so-called Planet X.
“The planet in question, Nibiru, doesn't exist, so there will be no collision," said Nasa.
"The story of Nibiru has been around for years (as has the 'days of darkness' tale) and is periodically recycled into new apocalyptic fables.
"There is no factual basis for these claims.
"If Nibiru or Planet X were real and headed for an encounter with the Earth … astronomers would have been tracking it for at least the past decade, and it would be visible by now to the naked eye. "Obviously, it does not exist."
Luckily, Nick Pope, who headed up the Ministry of Defence’s UFO desk, agrees with Nasa.
He said: "The bottom line is that if a mysterious 12th planet was really going to hit the Earth on Saturday, we’d all be able to see it right now.”

Saturday, October 07, 2017

Husband immediately vanishes with their son after wife's customer recognised him as man that died over 11 years ago

A Tiv wife ,suddenly, in March, this year, discovered that for almost six years, she had been living with a dead man she called her husband, the father of her child. It sounds like a fairy tale, but it’s true. This is the story of 39-year-old Angela Tyoor Agber, a boisterous woman of Tiv extraction resident in Lafia, until the macabre encounter turned around her life.
She is yet to recover from the shock, after an unscheduled visit by two guests to their home on Obi road, on the outskirts of Lafia, blew the veil off her ghost marriage. He disappeared since that day with her four-year- old son, Joseph Jnr., to a world unknown, leaving her in sorrow and fear.

For several years, she searched unsuccessfully for a man to call her own amid pressure from her mother to get married because age was not on her side. Her desperation heightened when her bosom friend, Veronica, kissed goodbye to spinsterhood in an elaborate ceremony that remained fresh in her memory.

On a business trip sometime in February 2011, she encountered an alluring young man with whom she later fell in love. A reserved, handsome stranger who exuded a romantic charm that was shrouded in mystery swept her off her feet.

Beginning of trouble
Expectedly, her parents were full of joy when she arrived her village on a Saturday evening to commence the traditional marriage rites, but payment of the bride price was defered because she was already pregnant and the tradition forbade such. Notwithstanding, they returned to Lafia, where they settled down and cohabited as a couple for over five years.
A few months after presenting her heartthrob to her parents at Lokobo village in Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa State where she hails from, she was delivered of a baby boy, a development that further lifted her soul and strengthened their bond. Within a period of five years, she also had two miscarriages, which she believed, was an act of God.
Unraveling the mystery man
The bubble burst when Angela, who sells oranges, wanted to rent a shop at a plaza located close to the Lafia-Makurdi Roundabout to expand her business. As part of the conditions, the property owner, Alhaji Musa Usman, requested to meet her husband ostensibly to ensure she was a responsible woman.
Unfortunately, her supposed 42-year-old husband, “Barrister” Tyopenda Joseph, was too busy to meet Usman, who decided to visit the couple at home on the fateful day. He was accompanied by a mason, Mr.Targba Iortim, whom Usman had contracted for a building project. Iortim, also a Tiv from Taraba State, had joined Usman in Lafia for a trip to Abuja. But Usman decided to meet Angela’s husband before embarking on the journey.
He drove to the couple’s home without prior notice in company with the mason, unknown to him that Iortim was acquainted with Angela’s husband at Andole village in Kashak Local Government Area of Taraba State, a Tiv community where he hailed from. Angela had barely ushered the visitors into the sitting room when the unexpected happened.
Iortim was jolted when her husband emerged from the bedroom to meet his guests. There was pin-drop silence as Joseph, popularly known as Big Joe while alive, seemed to have frozen on seeing one of his visitors. Moments later, Iortim reportedly summoned courage and hailed him by his nickname, and then, added a shocker: “Big Joe, but you are no more, why are you here”? The response was a thunderous sound; when Angela and her guests recovered from the shock, her husband and child had vanished.

Shock and disbelief
She collapsed and went blank. After being revived, she was told her husband had died over 11 years ago, precisely December 2005, in an auto crash on Takum road in Taraba State. His body, which was badly mangled, was buried same month in his village. Four months after, members of his family were wiped out during a clash between farmers and Fulani herdsmen in the state when his village was completely razed. Iortim, who said he attended Joseph’s burial, gave horrendous details of the event.
Angela eventually pulled herself together and briskly packed her belongings out of her “matrimonial home”. Consumed by fear, she has relocated to Lokobo, her village, far away from Lafia where she had toiled since 2007 and barely savoured her blossoming trade in oranges. She has now realized why everything about Joseph was enigmatic; why she neither saw nor heard about members of his family and friends, why he rarely spoke of his past, beyond the fact that he hailed from Kashak Local Government in Taraba State, and his family perished during an invasion of his village by suspected Fulani herdsmen.

Strange behaviour
Though they lived in a secluded area on the outskirts of Lafia, Angela never suspected anything about her husband who told her he was a legal practitioner and relocated from Taraba State as a result of communal crises. Strangely, he vehemently opposed to enrolling Joseph Jnr., their only child in school even when he was aged four. While her son whom she described as a lively and gentle boy did not exhibit any strange behaviour, her husband was withdrawn and often spoke about death, which unsettled her.
“Each time I complained about his quietness, he tells me that he was thinking about his people who died back home, and that he would join them someday. Most times, he talked about his terrible dreams, how water surrounded him while he was going to a farm. There was a day he asked me how I would feel if he slept one day and didn’t wake up; there was a day he told me he had a dream that Joseph Jnr., our son, died and was buried. In all the years we spent together, he never attended a church service even for once; he had no friends. On the day he went to my village for our introduction, two young men and a woman accompanied us; he told me one of the men was his uncle who came from Kaduna, while the other was his friend from Makurdi. He said the woman was with us to represent his mother and was a relation from Makurdi.
Since then, I had not seen any of them after they accompanied him to my village, but we sometimes talk only on his mobile phone. When I was delivered of my son, my mother visited and spent some days with us, but none of those people came. Whenever I raised the issue, he gave excuses. There was a time he promised taking me to his village in Taraba, but he later reneged on the grounds that herdsmen had taken over their community and I became afraid. About two years before my shocking find, he kept travelling and hardly stayed around. All along, he gave me the impression that his village had been razed completely by the herdsmen and because of the stories we hear from there, I was convinced. I never knew I was married to a dead man”, she lamented.

Spiritual help
It’s a cruel fate for Angela which members of her family had resolved not to make public, as they seek spiritual help to cleanse her of any evil spell. Following a tip off by a relation of an arrangement for her to take sanctuary in a church led by a female prayer warrior at Otukpo, Benue State, our correspondent laid siege to a spot popularly known as Obi Bus Stop situated a few kilometers away from Lafia, from where they were to transit to their destination on the scheduled day for the trip.
On Wednesday, last week, the effort paid off as Saturday Sun met Angela in company with her uncle, Anodohumba Adzor, as they embarked on the journey en route Otukpo. It was a horrifying encounter as she narrated how she got hooked to a ghost marriage, and a dark cloud of uncertainty that has enveloped her. She told Saturday Sun her story in detail.

How we met
“In 2007, I relocated from my village to Lafia with the assistance of Veronica, a close friend who sold oranges. Since I wasn’t educated and couldn’t farm, my late father raised a sum of N6000 for me and encouraged me to set up a business. I joined my friend in the orange business which made me travel frequently to purchase the fruit at interior villages in Konshisha, Ushongo and Gboko areas of Benue State where they are cultivated in large quantity and cheap.
“My mother did not give her blessing to the business I was doing; she felt since I couldn’t engage in farming, I should marry and settle down for whatever business I wanted to do in my husband’s house. My father didn’t send me to school, because he was opposed to sponsoring the education of a female child. So, my mother was against my stay in Lafia alone; she wanted me get married and complained about it each time I went to the village. Though, I had several boyfriends in Lafia, none was ready to marry me. They were only interested in having sex, but my mother kept pressurizing me, more so, when my friend, Veronica got married. Due to the pressure, I also became desperate to marry, but could not find the right man.
“In February, 2011, I was returning from a business trip to Konshisha via Makurdi en route Lafia. On that fateful day, I boarded a taxi at Makurdi to Lafia with about six sacks of oranges which filled up the back seats. The driver charged N2, 500 as my fare and my load and as I pleaded with him to collect N2000, a young man in black suit who was seated at the front, offered to make up the balance of N500 so that we could move immediately; he said he was in a hurry for an appointment in Lafia.
“As we commenced the journey, he started a conversation with me; he probed into my life and when he realized that both of us were of the Tiv ethnic group, he changed to our language so that the driver, who was Hausa, would not understand our discussion. He identified himself as Barrister Tyopenda Joseph, hailed from Taraba State, and said he had just relocated to Lafia after being displaced by herdsmen/farmers clashes in Taraba which consumed his entire family. He said he was starting life afresh in Lafia, and we exchanged contacts. Eventually, we started an affair which led to marriage within a short period.
Before then, he lived in a lonely area on Obi road; he told me how all his family members were killed in an attack on his village. It was sympathetic and based on the kind of stories he told me, I didn’t bother anymore to probe into his roots in Taraba, though he told me he hailed from Kashak. At this point, we were deeply in love. He proposed marriage so that he could settle down properly, and that was the first time a man would propose to marry me. Since that was what I had long awaited, I did not give it a second thought to investigate him further, at least, within Lafia. I was already spending most of my nights in his house. I leave home early in the morning for my business and return late in the evening. Whenever I returned, he would tell me he had also just arrived home, and I believed everything he told me. He regularly assisted me with money for my business; really showed me love, and I loved him passionately. I was ready to do everything to please him, and one thing that made me give him my heart was that he satisfied me sexually, the way no man had done since I lost my virginity.
Seven months into our relationship, I became pregnant and he gladly accepted to shoulder the responsibility. All along, I had wanted to marry because my only friend had married and I had gone an extra mile to make my dream a reality. He was about 42 years. I took him to my parents who were happy, particularly my mother. A forum of family members and elders of the village was convened, where he was introduced as my husband. He bought drinks and performed some traditional marriage rites, but the bride price was not paid instantly because I was pregnant and our tradition forbade collecting bride price for a pregnant woman. This was in November, 2011. He promised to pay the bride price after I was delivered of the baby. We returned to Lafia and lived in peaceful matrimony. He was reserved and had no friend. Daily, he left home by 6am and returned at about weekdays; he doesn’t go out on weekends.
I was delivered of a baby boy in June, 2012, and thereafter, had two miscarriages. Throughout the period of our marriage, he did not go back to the village to pay the bride price as he earlier promised. He kept giving excuses, but my family exercised patience with him because he catered for them; he solved every problem to which his attention was drawn. Our son behaved normal; he was a gentle boy always comfortable wherever you kept him. But one strange thing his father did was that he never allowed me to enroll him in school; he warned me not to enroll him in Lafia as he was planning to relocate to Abuja where he would attend a good school. My son was four years old at that time. I felt bad and reported the matter to my mother, but she told me I should allow my husband do what he desired for his son.   
“Sometime in March, 2017, I wanted to rent a shop at a plaza along Lafia/Makurdi Roundabout to expand my business. The property is owned by one Alhaji Musa Usman who requested to see my husband before letting the shop to me. I told him how busy my husband was, but he insisted and instead, offered to visit our home on a Saturday. He said he was travelling to Abuja same day for a business trip that would take him a month. I forgot to tell my husband about Alhaji’s visit and the man came with a mason, a Tiv man who relocated from Taraba State to Makurdi who knew my husband while he was alive and attended his funeral when he died. That was when my world crashed like a pack of cards. I had no inkling my husband had died before, but I later believed because if it wasn’t true, he wouldn’t vanish with his son; it’s true. I’m short of words to express how I feel, but have to accept my fate as an act of God. It is shocking, because we had come a long way and now, the man has gone”.

Family speaks
Anodohumba Adzor, Angela’s uncle who accompanied her to seek divine intervention at Otukpo, Benue State, said the family was concerned with how to manage the attendant stigmatization, following the incident. “When she packed her belongings and returned to the village, people thought she had misbehaved and was divorced by her husband. The truth is that except for few persons, most people are not aware of what happened. We want to manage the incident carefully so that her future will not be ruined; so that she can live her life in the future. Since the incident happened, we have approached several spiritualists who confirmed that the man was a ghost; he wasn’t a human being and the woman need to undergo some traditional rites for living with a ghost for years. But we shall do our best for her to return to her normal life; that is why we are keeping her away from people. We have been directed to a woman at Otukpo for spiritual help and we are going there”, he told Saturday Sun.
I attended Joseph’s funeral –Iortim
Targba Iortim, also a Tiv who hails from Taraba State, is the mason who unmasked Angela’s ghost marriage. He spoke about her husband’s lifetime in an interview with our correspondent, during which he revealed Joseph’s true identity and members of his family. He gave his father’s name as Mr. Gbamwuam Tyopenda, and his mother, Mrs. Oladi Tyopenda. He also mentioned Iorna Sunday Tyopenda and Akem Humphrey Tyopenda, as Joseph’s younger siblings. Unfortunately, suspected Fulani herdsmen killed all in an attack on their village. That was however, after Joseph had died in an auto crash in 2005.
“I knew him very well; he wasn’t a lawyer. He did a diploma in Law at the Benue State University sometime in 2002. We used to live together in Taraba State. He was into politics, had two motorcycles and a Volkswagen Golf car, which he hired out for commercial purpose. He was a boyfriend to my late elder sister; in fact, he wanted to marry her before she took ill and died of cancer infection. I still have photographs he took with my late sister, but I don’t have them here with me. He was always in our house; I knew him well. He died in an accident on Takum road in 2005, and I attended his funeral. He was a neat, gentle and humble man whose aspiration was to be a lawyer; he took the West African School Certificate Examination four times without a credit in Literature, but he refused to study any other course apart from Law.
“You could hardly predict him, but he was in love with my sister. When she died, he left the village for an unknown destination for more than a year. A few months before he died, he travelled to Ibadan and spent about three months; when he returned, he started practicing as a medical personnel. At a point, he wanted to contest councillorship election, but later dropped his ambition. He lived a lonely life at Andole village in Kashak Local Government Area of Taraba State. He doesn’t talk much and his favorite food was pounded yam as well as roasted yam served with palm oil, which my late sister used to prepare for him. He loved watching football”.

Friend corroborates
Iortim was emphatic on his claims and linked our correspondent with Mathew Kpeber, his (Joseph’s) close friend in Taraba who had also relocated to Makurdi, for a confirmation. When contacted on his mobile phone, he confirmed Joseph died over a decade ago. “I used to ride one of his commercial motorcycles in Taraba, but we fell apart after we had issues over remittance of proceeds. He died in an accident on Takum road, though I didn’t attend his burial because I had a surgery at that time and was on admission in a hospital. But I know that Big Joe was dead”.

BREAKING: Dapo Abiodun’s son and Davido’s friend DJ Olu found dead in his car today; Davido reacts

What is happening? DJ Olu, popular DJ and son of popular oil tycoon, Dapo Abiodun, is reportedly dead. So Davido has lost two friends in just four days?
The former HKN DJ was  found dead in his car today – An incident that has sent shock today over the entertainment Industry.
Shocked Davido took to snapchat to react to news of his death...

A set of twins arrive for Nigerian couple after 7-years POST menopause and 27 years of childless marriage

A patient and enduring Nigerian couple identified as Mr. and Mrs. Joseph, reportedly welcomed a set of twins after 27 years of marriage, and 7 years of post-menopause.
Olupage Photography, who shared photo the 57-year-old lady with her twins, wrote;
“At age 57, …27years of waiting in marriage, …7 years post-menopause…Jesus wouldn’t let down their faith, He wouldn’t close their case. He turned their mourning into dancing. He gave them the sweet song of victory.
He gave them two bouncing miracle babies- a boy and a girl. We join the Josephs in singing His praises to the ends of the earth, cos He’s the God of awesome wonders- ONISE IYANU!
If He could do it for Mummy and Daddy Joseph, He will do it for you too. Don’t give up on your most holy faith. Praise Him in advance. Give Him an upfront heartfelt worship. …Onise Iyanu
You are the God of awesome wonders
I’ve tasted of Your power
Onise Iyanu
You have shown me so much mercy
Much more than I deserve
My eyes have seen, my ears have heard
The wonders of Your praise
Creation bows in awe of You
And we join to give You praise
The words You speak turns things around
Your outstretched hand
Has lifted me
You took away the chains and colts
That held me bound.”
Here are photos below;
Nigerian couple
Nigerian couple
Nigerian couple
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