Court arraigned woman, 25, for selling her baby

Sandra Ishaku, 25, was on Tuesday arraigned at Upper Area Court in Jos for allegedly selling her four-month-old baby for N100,000. Ishaku, together with three others –Amechi Emmanuel, Jones Osim (a lawyer) and Gladys Chukwuma –were charged with conspiracy, cruelty, and child abandonment. According to the prosecutor, Mr. L. O. Ocho, Ishaku, on May 10, 2017, sold her baby to Chukwuma for N100,000. Ocho told the court that the transaction was carried out in Jos, in the chambers of Osim, a legal practitioner. “Ishaku (the accused) conspired with Emmanuel and…

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Biafra: S/East sits at home in total compliance

The sit-at-home order by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, to mark the 50th anniversary of the declaration of the defunct Republic of Biafra and honour heroes and heroines of the struggle, was complied with in the five states of the South East, yesterday. Outside the S-East, the directive was partly complied with in Port Harcourt, Asaba and Bayelsa but ignored in Uyo. Most markets, banks and schools in Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo states, including those in the rural areas, were closed and the roads were totally deserted…

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