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man commits suicide over banana in Anambra 



man commits suicide over banana

A 19-year-old man commits suicide over banana, he was identified as Prince Chigozie, he reportedly committed suicide because he was denied some bananas by a relation of his.

The incident took place in Mmakwum village, Obosi in the Idemili North Local Government Area of the state.

It was  gathered on Monday that Chigozie hanged himself in his room.

A source in the community who begged not to be named for fear of victimisation told our correspondent that Chigozie was found hanging in his room by his father.

He said, “Though no suicide note was found around him about his death; we suspect he killed himself because he was denied of some bananas by one of his relations, whom, I wouldn’t want to mention here

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“I saw him fuming in the morning hours. When I approached him, he said a relation of his had been denying him many things because of his unemployed state.

“I told him to take it easy, but he kept fuming and threatening. Shortly after that, I heard that he had committed suicide.Acting DSS boss recalls redeployed officers as instructed by presidency

The State Police Public Relations Officer, Mohammed Haruna confirmed the story to our correspondent.he said man commits suicide over banana was a shocking story in the state.

He said, “One Uche Gbughemobi of Mmakwum village Obosi reported at Obosi Police Division how he found his son dead in his room. The scene was visited and the victim was taken to Crown Hospital Obosi where he was confirmed dead by a medical doctor.”

He said the case was being investigated to ascertain the circumstances surrounding the incident.

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Cultural Shock

FG Demands Return of Nigeria’s Artefacts from Foreign Countries



President Mohammadu Buhari has called on Nations, institutions private and public bodies to return Nigeria’s artefacts in their possession

This is coming after the return of two Nigerian artefacts from Britain.




In a statement signed by the Presidents spokesman, Garba Shehu, Buhari welcomed the official handover, on Saturday, of the Okwukor and the Head of an Oba of Benin bronzes, to the Oba of Benin, His Royal Highness, Oba Ewuare II.

The artefacts were repatriated from the University of Cambridge and University of Aberdeen, respectively, in the United Kingdom, after 125 years of their leaving the territory of present-day Nigeria.

Buhari Urged other countries to take a cue from the institutions, and vowed that the Federal Government would pursue the repatriation of Nigerian artefacts vigorously.


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Fashion Designer, Alber Elbaz Dies in Paris Aged 59



Fashion Designer, Alber Elbaz Dies in Paris Aged 59

Producer: Eunice Johnson

Designer Alber Elbaz, who worked at some of France’s best-known fashion houses, has died in Paris aged 59.
His business partner Johann Rupert said Elbaz had died from COVID-19 in Paris, France.
From 2001, Elbaz was Artistic Director at Lanvin, where he was credited with rejuvenating the brand until he was sacked in 2015.
Elbaz who was famously known for “inclusive vision of fashion” revived lanvin by transforming it to focus mainly on women’s fashion.


His dresses were favored by hollywood actresses, including Natalie Portman and Meryl Streep who wore one of his gowns, in gold lamé, when accepting the Oscar for her portrayal of Margaret Thatcher in the Iron Lady in 2012.
He also recently launched his own label, AZ Factory.
He was rewarded with many of the fashion industry’s top prizes, including an award named for his old mentor, Geoffrey Beene.
In 2016, he was made a member of the French legion of honour, the country’s most prestigious fashion award.

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Obiano dethrones 3 traditional rulers, reinstates 5 others



Obiano dethrones 3

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra has withdrawn the certificates of appointment of three traditional rulers in the state and also reinstated five others.

Chief Greg Obi, Commissioner for Local Government, Chieftaincy and Community Affairs announced this on Friday in Awka.

Obi in a statement dated Dec. 17 and entitled: “Update on Suspension of Igwes in Anambra’’ said the governor acted according to the powers vested on him by the Anambra State Traditional Rulers Law, 2007.

He gave the names of the traditional rulers who had their certificates withdrawn as, Igwe Chijioke Nwankwo of Nawfia Town, Igwe Anthony Onyekwere of Owelle and Igwe G. B. C. Mbakwe of Abacha.
The governor announced the lifting of suspension on five traditional rulers including , Igwe Simon Chidibem of Umumbo, Igwe A. N. Onwuneme of Ikenga, Igwe Mark Anthony Okonkwo of Alor, Igwe Chukwuma Orji of Ezinifite and Igwe S.O. Obiora of Ezira.
Obi said the withdrawal and reinstatement of the certificates were with immediate effect.

According to the statement, the government is also reviewing the suspension slammed on Igwe Kelly Nkeli of Igbariam, Igwe Dr Emeka Iluno of Ifitedunu and Igwe Peter Uyanwa of Ukwulu.

Obi said all the affected traditional rulers have one month to submit the certificates of recognition to the Secretary of the Local Government of their communities from the day of the announcement.

Recall that the Anambra government on August 11, 2020 suspended 12 traditional rulers for alleged gross misconduct.

According to Obi who announced the suspension, during the sanction period, the suspended traditional rulers are required to stop holding court as traditional rulers and to desist from discharging traditional rulers’ functions in their communities or anywhere in the state and beyond.

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