Another Catholic priest, Rev Fr Mathias Opara, has been kidnapped by gunmen in Imo State.Father Opara, who is in charge of Man of Order and Discipline of the Catholic Archdiocese of Owerri, was abducted on Friday evening alongside three other occupants of his car along Ejemekwuru-Ogbaku Road housing Oguta.SaharaReporters learnt that the priest was driving back to Owerri, the Imo State capital after a burial when he was abducted.His abduction came barely five days after a priest in charge of Christ the King Catholic Church at Ezinachi/Ugwuago parish of the Catholic Diocese of Okigwe, Rev. Fr. Jude Maduka was kidnapped on Sunday just moments before he went for a Sunday Mass.Also, the incident came less than 24 hours after the gruesome murder of a traditional ruler of Orsu Obodo community in Oguta local government area and a traditional prime minister of Mgbele community in the same area.According to an eyewitness who gave his name Casmir Chidebube, the priest popularly known as Owu Ujo was double-crossed while driving back to Owerri, the state capital after the burial rites of the father of one of his colleagues at Izombe community in the Oguta LGA.Chidebube said, “Rev. Fr. Mathias Opara popularly known as Owu Ujo has just been kidnapped along Ejemekwuru/Ogbaku Road. He was kidnapped alongside others he was in the same vehicle with.“The incident happened right before us. We were also coming back to Owerri from the funeral rites of the father of another Catholic priest at Izombe in the Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State.”When contacted, the Director of Public Communications of the Owerri Catholic Archdiocese, Rev Fr Raymond Ogu confirmed the Kidnap of the priest.
BBNaija All Stars: I used to work for Frodd before I became popular – Whitemoney
Hazel Oyeze Onou, the Big Brother Naija All Stars housemate, who is also known as Whitemoney, has revealed that he used to work for colleague, Frodd before he became popular.He said before winning the Season 6 of the reality show, he used to work as a personal shopper for US-based businessman, Frodd who featured in the 4th season of the show.The singer disclosed this in a chat with fellow housemates in the ongoing all-star edition of the reality show.He said, “Before I became popular, I used to be Frodd‘s personal shopper.”Recall that Whitemoney won Big Brother Naija Season 6 tagged ‘Shine Ya Eye’ in 2021 and walked away with the N90 million grand prize.Whitemoney and Mercy are the only past winners competing for the N120 million cash prize in the ongoing all-star edition of the reality show.
Atiku Storms Tribunal For Final Battle in Petition Against Presidential Election
Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the last presidential election, has stormed the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal for the final legal fireworks in his petition against the declaration of Bola Tinubu as winner of the election, Daily Post reports.Atiku, who dressed in a sky blue kaftan, arrived the Court of Appeal, venue of the tribunal, with a retinue of his political associates and friends.The former Vice President was heralded into the court room by several members of his legal team.At the time of this report, Atiku was the focus of action and visit inside the court room.His lead counsel, Chief Chris Uche SAN, has also arrived the Tribunal to engage Chief Wole Olanipekun SAN, lead counsel to President Tinubu in the last legal fireworks for and against the declaration of Tinubu as winner of the February 25 presidential election.
BBNaija All Stars: I Love Tall, Dark Men – Phyna Names Housemate She’s Crushing On
Big Brother Naija Season 7 winner, Phyna has confessed that she’s crushing on one of the BBNaija All-Star housemate. According to Phyna, she has feelings for Pere Egbi. She admitted that she loves tall dark-skinned men. On her Twitter handle, Phyna wrote, “It’s as if @PereEgbi is entering my eyes oooh how we go do this one bayi, I love em dark tall men.” In another tweet, Phyna vowed to support Pere till he wins the ongoing Big Brother Naija All Stars edition. She wrote, “I’m so emotional right now. I’m just getting to see how Pere stood for me, I didn’t even know it was this much I’m seeing a lot of things I haven’t seen before today.“And he didn’t know me then oh“Omo pere till the last f**kin day and the darm money.”
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