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Husband To Osinachi Nwachukwu Has Another Wife – Report

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Osinachi: Why My Father Always Beat My Mother - Son Reveals

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John Michael Ojo

A fresh report has emerged over Mr Peter Nwachukwu, the embattled husband to the late Nigerian gospel singer Osinachi Nwachukwu, who is said to have died as a result of domestic violence.

According to a recent report by Vanguard,  Mr Nwachukwu is believed to have been romantically involved with another woman whom he had wedded in a church and that  the relationship is said to have gone south some eleven years ago after the first wife gave birth to a child before he met the late singer.

 Husband To  Osinachi Nwachukwu Has Another Wife - Report

This secret became known when one of the children of the deceased gospel star found an old photo album hidden in his father’s room.

According to the child, whose name is withheld for apparent reasons, their mother had suspicions that their father was having a secret affair, but could not lay her hands on any concrete evidence.

READ ALSO: The Death Of Osinachi Nwachukwu: Matters Arising

Narrating how he discovered the photo album which exposed Mr. Nwachukwu’s secret, the kid said: “One day, my father was away and forgot to lock up his room. So, I entered and a voice within told me to explore the room. Then, I saw the album and out of curiosity, I opened it and saw daddy’s old photographs. From the photos, I could see that my daddy lived a wayward life.

“So, I closed the album and kept it where daddy hid it. I couldn’t tell mummy or anyone because I was very afraid that daddy would kill me, if he found out that I knew about the photos. Mummy once tried to search for things like this (album) in daddy’s room, but could not find anything.”

Meanwhile, after the child brought out the hidden secret album for the world to see, the already distraught relatives of the late gospel singer were shocked to know that Mr. Peter Nwachukwu, was hitherto married to another woman in a church long before coming for Osinachi’s hand in marriage about 10 years ago.

Lamenting on the ordeal which Osinachi might have passed through,  a family source said “We never knew Nwachukwu was previously married to another woman. If ever we knew about it prior to now, we may not have allowed Osinachi to marry him. Osinachi must have been through a lot of pain which she, unfortunately, kept away from us.”

READ ALSO: Osinachi: Why My Father Always Beat My Mother – Son Reveals

New Times  earlier reported that the 42-year-old Osinachi died last Friday after spending days at the National Hospital in Abuja.

Meanwhile, a post-mortem examination would be carried out to unravel the cause of Osinachi’s death tomorrow (Wednesday) at the National Hospital, Abuja.

 

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BREAKING: Peter Obi Resigns From PDP

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BREAKING: Peter Obi Resigns From PDP

Former Anambra State Governor Peter Obi on Wednesday dumped the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Obi announced his resignation in a letter dated 20 May, addressed to the National Chairman of the party.

READ ALSO: Okupe Drops Presidential Bid For Peter Obi

In the letter seen by New Times, Obi gave reasons for his withdrawal from the presidential race.

 

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Security Forces’ll Deal With Killings In South-East, Others – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that perpetrators of killings in the South-East and other parts of the country would be dealt with by security forces.

“I strongly condemn the wild, barbarous and wanton killings of innocent people in the South-East, as well as in other parts of Nigeria, Buhari wrote on his official Twitter handle.

“The perpetrators of these deeply distressing attacks should expect the toughest possible response from the security forces.”

The president was reacting to the recent gruesome killing of a mother – Fatima – and her four children in Anambra State.

READ ALSO: Open Letter To President Muhammadu Buhari

Several quarters have accused the proscribed secessionist group, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as the mastermind of the gruesome killings.

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Kaduna chapter, has also condemned the killing urging that IPOB terrorism needs to be stopped.

“This unfortunate act is getting out of hand. IPOB members are murderers, cowards and subhumans who oppress the innocent and kill children. FG should treat them the same way as Boko Haram,” CAN said.

Unknown assailants have continued to wreak havoc around the South-East since the incarceration of IPOB’s leader Nnamdi Kanu. The separatist group has repeatedly distanced itself from attacks on state assets and government functionaries.

Attacks in Anambra have become vicious in recent days, with gruesome killings of politicians and arson on police and other statement establishments on the upswing.

 

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AfAW Lauds Church Of Scotland For Acknowledging Harm Linked To Witchcraft Accusations

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AfAW Lauds Church Of Scotland For l Harm Linked To Witchcraft Accusations

The Advocacy for Alleged Witches (AfAW) has lauded the Church of Scotland for taking steps to acknowledge inked to Scotland`s historic witchcraft laws centuries ago. At its 2022 General Assembly, the church accepted the motion brought by Rev Prof Susan Hardman that regrets the terrible harm caused to alleged witches in Scotland.

“AfAW received this news of the Church of Scotland`s acknowledgment with much excitement and hope for the future of its campaign to end witch-hunting in Africa”, a statement by Dr Leo Igwe, a leader of the group in Nigeria, said.

It continued : “This development marks a significant step in the efforts by Witches of Scotland to win justice, legal pardon, apology, and national monument for thousands of people mostly women who were convicted of witchcraft and executed between 1563 and 1736. AfAW is delighted by the progress that the campaign by Witches of Scotland has made. On March 8, 2022, the International Women`s Day, the Scottish first minister, Nicola Surgeon, offered a formal apology to people accused of witchcraft in the 16th and 18th centuries.

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Incidentally, this campaign has elicited criticisms from some segments of the Scottish population who think that the initiative is unnecessary because these are wrongs committed centuries ago. Some people say that such a campaign is an anachronism to the current generation of Scottish people. But these critics are greatly mistaken. They have forgotten that injustice is injustice no matter how long in the past it was committed. And it is never too late to say: ‘I am sorry.’ It is never too late to acknowledge mistakes and wrongdoings. It is never too late to remedy past injustices, especially when these injustices are still meted out to people in some parts of the world.

“More importantly, this campaign has so much contemporary relevance and resonance. Tens of thousands of people, including women, children, and elderly persons, still suffer harm linked to witchcraft accusations and prosecution in many African countries. And churches with a direct and indirect link to the Church of Scotland often perpetuate these abuses. Churches in Africa are part of the problem of witch-hunting in the region. Churchmen and women are modern-day witch hunters, witchcraft accusers and witch persecutors. This acknowledgment by the Church of Scotland sends a clear and powerful message to its counterparts and affiliates in Africa. This regret provides the moral leadership that has been missing in this campaign. This development in Scotland will help persuade and mobilize African churches to become part of the efforts to end abuses linked to witchcraft beliefs in the region.”

 

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