Over 150 bandit groups operating in various forests in the North, says Katsina gov

Over 150 bandit groups operating in various forests in the North, says Katsina gov • 7 states have agreed to recruit 3,000 vigilantes to fight banditry, kidnapping, he says Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State said seven states in the North West and North Central have agreed to recruit 3,000 special vigilantes to assist in combating banditry and kidnapping. He also said there were over 150...... more

2023: Nigeria will have two Presidents if north insists on retaining power — Igbo youths

2023: Nigeria will have two Presidents if north insists on retaining power — Igbo youths Igbo youths under the aegis of the Coalition of South East Youth Leaders, (COSEYL) has slammed Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, spokesperson of the Northern Elders Forum over his recent comment on the north retaining power in 2023, affirming that the South East will produce its own President if that happens. Ahmed had made...... more

Buhari writes Senate, proposes amendment to PIA

Buhari writes Senate, proposes amendment to PIA PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, wrote to the Senate seeking an amendment to the recently enacted Petroleum Industry Act (PIA). According to one of the letters read on the floor by Senate President Ahmad Lawan, Buhari, through the proposed amendment to the PIA, seeks to remove the Ministers of Petroleum Resources...... more

Northerners will continue to rule Nigeria regardless of who’s president — Prof Akintoye

Northerners will continue to rule Nigeria regardless of who’s president — Prof Akintoye Yoruba Nation arrowhead, Prof Banji Akintoye, says the north will continue to rule and dominate Nigeria regardless of whoever is in power as President. He spoke from Benin Republic in a PUNCH Live Interview on Tuesday. Akintoye made the comments days after the Northern Elders Forum said the north would not...... more

Why I surrendered to soldiers – Repentant Boko Haram terrorist

Why I surrendered to soldiers – Repentant Boko Haram terrorist A repentant Boko Haram terrorist who has just surrendered to counter-insurgency troops in Borno State has spoken of why he came out of the bush where he had lived for six years with Boko Haram terrorists carrying out attacks in North East Nigeria. The suspect, who is current undergoing profiling at...... more

Only Buni knows why Fani-Kayode was allowed into APC – El-Rufai

Only Buni knows why Fani-Kayode was allowed into APC – El-Rufai Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has stated his position on the defection of former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode to the All Progressives Congress, APC. El-Rufai said only APC leaders who brought Fani-Kayode back into the party could explain why they allowed him. He stated his position while responding to journalists...... more

We’re not responsible for Mailafia’s death, we did our best to save him—UATH

We’re not responsible for Mailafia’s death, we did our best to save him—UATH THE University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, UATH, has exonerated itself of alleged complicity in the death of former Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Dr Obadiah Mailafia. The hospital said those accusing it of having a hand in the death of the foremost activist were not sincere, insisting that...... more

Buhari appoints new EFCC board members

Buhari appoints new EFCC board members President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed new members to the board of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). In a letter read by Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday, President appointed George Abang as secretary of the board.  Others include Lukman Mohammed, Kola Adeshina and Mohammed Yahaya. The nominations are in...... more

Delta Assembly passes anti-open grazing bill

Delta Assembly passes anti-open grazing bill The Delta State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed the state’s anti-open grazing bill otherwise known as the ‘Bill Prohibiting Open Grazing, Indiscriminate Breeding, Rearing and Marketing of Livestock’ across the state. The bill was unanimously passed by the House following a motion to the effect by the Majority Leader, Ferguson...... more

2023: Southern group slams NEF, says ‘Nigeria not for North alone’

2023: Southern group slams NEF, says ‘Nigeria not for North alone’ The Southern Nigeria Frontier has described as a “grand illusion” the statement by the Publicity Secretary of the Northern Elders’ Forum, Dr Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, that the north will continue to lead Nigeria. Baba-Ahmed had also said the North has the majority number to produce Nigeria’s president without recourse to any rotational...... more

Enugu monarch suspended over demolition of blind man’s building

Enugu monarch suspended over demolition of blind man’s building The Enugu State government has announced the immediate suspension of the recognition of Igwe Christopher Everestus Okwor as the Traditional Ruler of Ihekwuenu Aku Autonomous Community in Igbo-Etiti Local Government Area of the state. The suspension, according to a statement by the Commissioner for Chieftaincy Affairs, Dr. Charles C. O. Egumgbe,...... more

I don’t know how much senators earn ...I never received salary —Okorocha

I don’t know how much senators earn ...I never received salary —Okorocha Former Governor and Senator representing Imo West, Chief Rochas Okorocha, has disclosed that he had never received a dime as salary from the National Assembly, since becoming a Senator, over two years ago. This was, even as, the Philanthropist said he didn’t draw salaries from the coffers of Imo State Government...... more

EFCC arrests 30 cybercrime suspects at Kwara State University

EFCC arrests 30 cybercrime suspects at Kwara State University Ilorin Zonal Command of the EFCC says it has arrested 30 suspected internet fraudsters at Kwara State University, Ilorin. EFCC spokesman, Mr Wilson Uwujaren said in a statement on Monday that the suspects were arrested following an intelligence report on their alleged involvement in internet-related fraud. “Part of the intelligence indicated...... more

50 villagers killed, 254 houses, seven churches burnt in Kaduna monarch

 50 villagers killed, 254 houses, seven churches burnt in Kaduna monarch The paramount ruler of Atyap Chiefdom in Zagon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State, His Royal Highness, Chief Dominic Yahaya, on Monday, said about 50 persons were killed and 254 homes including 7 churches were burnt in one month. In a statement he personally signed on Monday, Chief Yahaya said...... more

INCEST: Man impregnates daughter in Ogun, says he was used by devil

INCEST: Man impregnates daughter in Ogun, says he was used by devil A 45-year-old man has blamed the devil after impregnating his 19-year-old daughter in Ogun. Police said the suspect confessed to the crime, saying he was used by the devil to commit the incestuous act. The man, identified as Olaoluwa Jimoh, was arrested on Thursday after the daughter reported the case at...... more

Igbo presidency: Gov Uzodinma a traitor, will face repercussions – Ohanaeze

Igbo presidency: Gov Uzodinma a traitor, will face repercussions – Ohanaeze The Ohanaeze Ndigbo has again come hard on Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State over his stance on the Nigeria President of Igbo extraction in 2023. Uzodinma had ruled out the Igbo presidency project in 2023, claiming that such was not the interest of his party, the All Progressives Congress, APC....... more

ECTDA accuses Enugu Assembly Committee of demanding bribe

ECTDA accuses Enugu Assembly Committee of demanding bribe The management of Enugu Capital Territory Development Authority (ECTDA), has explained its roles concerning the controversy surrounding the invitation extended to it to appear before the Enugu State House Of Assembly Committee on Public Accounts and Anti Corruption. ECTDA in a press statement signed by its public relations officer, Gideon Eze took...... more

Enugu summons LG boss, Monarch over building demolition ... mourns Abdulaziz Ude

Enugu summons LG boss, Monarch over building demolition ... mourns  Abdulaziz Ude Utterly dismayed by the video of the demolition of a two bedroom building located at Uwani Otobo, Umuezike Community in Aku, Igbo-Etiti Local Government Area of Enugu State, which is trending on the social media, the Enugu State government has summoned the Chairman of the Council, Hon. Mrs. Nkechi Ugwu-Oju and...... more

2023: Heaven won’t fall if a Northerner is elected President – NEF

2023: Heaven won’t fall if a Northerner is elected President – NEF The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has said that heaven would not fall if a northerner is elected the Nigerian President in 2023. Spokesman of the group, Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, maintained that northerners were not second-class citizens, and that the North would not accept to serve as a second fiddle in 2023, when...... more

Borrowing to accumulate debt for next generations is criminal – Obasanjo tells Buhari govt

Borrowing to accumulate debt for next generations is criminal – Obasanjo tells Buhari govt Former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo has reacted to the move by the Federal Government to take fresh loans amid outcries by Nigerians over incessant borrowing by the current administration. Obasanjo, while speaking to Channels Television in South Africa, described as criminal, the alleged move to accumulate debt for the next generation...... more

Justice Eddy Onyia. Enugu retired judge, is dead

Justice Eddy Onyia. Enugu retired judge, is dead The people of Amechi Awkunanaw community of Enugu South Local Government Area has announced the death of Hon justice Eddy Onyia (rtd). A statement signed by the President General, Amechi Awkunanaw Community, Hon. John Egbo, Deputy Sheriff rtd, said that Justice Onyi died Sunday afternoon, September 19, 2021. The statement reads:...... more

Gunmen storm Kogi church service, kidnap ex-provost, pastor, worshipper

Gunmen storm Kogi church service, kidnap ex-provost, pastor, worshipper • Vigilante group arrests 11 bandits, rescues 3 kidnap victims Some gunmen on Sunday invaded the ECWA Church at Kabba, Kogi State, and abducted the pioneer Provost, College of Education Technical, Kabba, Dr J.O.T. Oshadumo, the resident pastor and a female worshiper while Sunday service was ongoing. Kabba, the traditional headquarters...... more

2023: 17 political parties endorse Atiku for President

2023: 17 political parties endorse Atiku for President Despite growing calls for a shift in presidential power to the South, leaders of 17 political parties and other civil society groups have endorsed the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, ahead of 2023 Presidency. At their inaugural rally in Asaba,...... more

Four trapped as container falls on car in Lagos

Four trapped as container falls on car in Lagos No fewer than four passengers were trapped Sunday evening when a 40ft containerized truck fell on a car around Abati Barracks inward Stadium along Funsho Williams Avenue, leaving four occupants trapped. It was learnt that efforts are currently ongoing to rescue the trapped victims by a combined team of LASEMA, LASTMA,...... more

How popular pastors come to our shrine to get power – Wife of Anambra chief priest

How popular pastors come to our shrine to get power – Wife of Anambra chief priest Lolo Ebelechukwu Obi, wife of the chief priest, Idemili Cultural Centre, Agulu in Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State, Chief Ralph Ndidi Obi has revealed how pastors patronize her husband for powers. In an interview with BBC pidgin, the young lady who got married to the chief priest eight years...... more

How shabby treatment by Abuja doctors killed Obadiah Mailafia — Middle Belt Forum

How shabby treatment by Abuja doctors killed Obadiah Mailafia — Middle Belt Forum  The Middle Belt Forum on Sunday provided detailed insight into how one of its promoters and former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, died at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, Abuja. The organisation said that he was shabbily treated by doctors. The National Publicity...... more

Unknown gunmen kill 3 policemen in Anambra

Unknown gunmen kill 3 policemen in Anambra Gunmen have killed three policemen and injured two persons while setting a police vehicle ablaze at the Ezeiweka area of the commercial city of Onitsha, Anambra State. An eyewitness said the incident happened at the spot where the policemen usually mount checkpoints in the area. According to the source, the gunmen...... more

Gunmen attack political meeting in Enugu, threaten no election in South East in 2023

Gunmen attack political meeting  in Enugu, threaten no election in South East  in 2023 Some persons who attended a political gathering in Enugu West senatorial district of Enugu State at the weekend were attacked and molested by gunmen who  threatened  that no election would hold in any part of “Biafra land” come 2023. In a video that went viral on Sunday, the gunmen who drove...... more

Ex-CBN Deputy Governor, Mailafia is dead

Ex-CBN Deputy Governor, Mailafia is dead A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia is dead. He died at the age of 64. The family lawyer, Mr Yakubu Bawa, who confirmed the news on Sunday morning said Dr Mailafia died in the early hours of the day at his residence in Jos,...... more

Angry residents set six suspected bandits ablaze in Sokoto community

Angry residents set six suspected bandits ablaze in Sokoto community Some angry community members in Tangaza Local Government Area of Sokoto State have set ablaze six suspected armed bandits said to have been involved in an attack that took place on Friday. During the attack on Friday, the bandits were said to have killed two people and abducted four others. A...... more

 

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