Policeman fighting insurgents weeps, laments poor treatment

Policeman fighting insurgents weeps, laments poor treatment A police sergeant has lamented the suffering of security agents deployed to fight insurgents in Yobe State, calling on the government to come to their rescue. The sergeant, in a video that went viral in social media on Wednesday, claimed that there was an attack on his base in Gujba, Yobe...... more

Sign petition in circulation to seek referendum for Yoruba nation – Prof Akintoye

Sign petition in circulation to seek referendum for Yoruba nation – Prof Akintoye The leader of the umbrella body of Yoruba Self-Determination Groups, Ilana Omo Oodua, Emeritus Professor Banji Akintoye, has called on Yorubas home and abroad to sign the petition in circulation seeking a referendum for seeking secession. The petition is in order to aide the agitation for Yoruba Nation before the Nigerian...... more

Soludo wins APGA ticket for November 6 guber poll

Soludo wins APGA ticket for November 6 guber poll FORMER governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Professor Charles Soludo, has won the ticket of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, for the November 6 governorship election in Anambra State. He secured 740 votes to defeat three others namely Hon Okwudili Ezenwankwo, Sir Damian Okolo and Thankgod Ibe who...... more

20 intending passengers denied boarding at MMIA

20 intending passengers denied boarding at MMIA No fewer than 20 Nigerians have been stopped from travelling out of the country through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos in the last one week by the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Airport Command. A source close to the Command in Lagos confided most of those stopped could not give...... more

Alleged N7.1b fraud: Court fixes date for Uzor Kalu’s retrial

Alleged N7.1b fraud: Court fixes date for Uzor Kalu’s retrial The Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday fixed July 2 for adoption of all processes filed by parties in a suit by former Abia State governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, seeking to stop his retrial. The court had in February granted Kalu leave to challenge the legality of the retrial.   At...... more

Gunmen abduct village head, wife in Ibadan

Gunmen abduct village head, wife in Ibadan The Baale of Araromi Village in Ibadan Chief Tafa Apanpa and his wife, have been abducted by some suspected kidnappers. The duo were reported to have been kidnapped by gunmen, who stormed the village located in Bakatari area of Ibadan, on Tuesday night. Bakatari in Ido Local Government Area of Ibadan...... more

Be vigilant, report movement of fleeing bandits to security agencies, Army tells Niger, Kogi, Kwara residents

Be vigilant, report movement of fleeing bandits to security agencies, Army tells Niger, Kogi, Kwara residents The Nigerian Army has alerted residents of Kogi, Kwara and Niger states to be vigilant and report movements of bandits to security agents. The warning came as the army said the bandits had begun fleeing their haven in the North-west following offensives launched by security forces on their locations. The alert...... more

Drugs War: 100 widows awaiting benefits after losing breadwinners to drug barons — Marwa

Drugs War: 100 widows awaiting benefits after losing breadwinners to drug barons — Marwa The Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Gen Buba Marwa (rtd), has disclosed that the Agency has recorded substantial loss of its operatives/personnel in the fight against illicit drugs trafficking and trade with over 100 widows and Next of Kin’s awaiting Federal government’s intervention in the...... more

Female doctor, ex-soldier arrested for selling drugged cookies, cocaine, others

Female doctor, ex-soldier arrested for selling drugged cookies, cocaine, others A medical doctor, Jane Ofoma, has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency in Auchi, Edo State, for operating an online catering service, where drugged cookies and biscuits are being made and sold to members of the public. Ofoma, 26, who is a graduate of Medicine from...... more

Security, welfare of Nigerians remain my top priority –Buhari

Security, welfare of Nigerians remain my top priority –Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that his administration would continue to give priority to security and welfare. He also promised to bequeath a citizens-led policing system to the nation. Speaking at the passing out ceremony of the third regular cadet course of the Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil, Kano, the president said security...... more

Nnamdi Kanu: Southeast govs desperately want to sacrifice Igbo people for power

Nnamdi Kanu: Southeast govs desperately want to sacrifice Igbo people for power Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has accused Southeast governors of being desperate for power. Kanu claimed that Southeast governors are ready to sacrifice people and anything for their personal gains. The South East governors met under the umbrella of South East Governors’ Forum last weekend and...... more

Alleged Unlawful Firearm Possession: Court acquits Enugu community leader

Alleged Unlawful Firearm Possession: Court acquits Enugu community leader A Federal High Court sitting in Enugu yesterday discharged and acquitted one of the contestants for the Igweship throne of Akama-Oghe Community in Ezeagu Local Government Area of Enugu State, Chief Christian Akpata, over alleged unlawful possession of a firearm. The community leader was arraigned for illegally possessing a pump-action gun...... more

UNIZIK students, others to enjoy U.S. free empowerment

UNIZIK students, others to enjoy U.S. free empowerment Students of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State and youths in the state and beyond are to enjoy free educational empowerment and other opportunities following the inauguration by the United States consulate of a programme tagged, ‘Awka Window on America’ in the institution. The centre, established by the American Embassy in Nigeria, through...... more

APGA replies INEC, insists Anambra governorship primary holds today

APGA replies INEC, insists Anambra governorship primary holds today THE Chief Victor Oye-led faction of the All Progressives Grand Alliance has said the planned Anambra State Governorship primary will go ahead today (Wednesday) as scheduled. This was contained in a statement titled, ‘Anambra State Governorship Primary Holds June 23, Unfailingly,’ signed by the National Publicity Secretary of APGA, Tex Okechukwu,...... more

ECOWAS Court stops Buhari govt from prosecuting Nigerians using Twitter

ECOWAS Court stops Buhari govt from prosecuting Nigerians using Twitter The ECOWAS Court of Justice in Abuja on Tuesday delivered a landmark ruling as justices restrained President Muhammadu Buhari administration and its agents from arresting or prosecuting Nigerians using Twitter.The court also protected social media service providers, radio and television broadcast stations and others from prosecution pending the hearing and determination...... more

Ebonyi Gov confirms death of another Commissioner, Fidelis Nweze, declares Wednesday public holiday

Ebonyi Gov confirms death of another Commissioner, Fidelis Nweze, declares Wednesday public holiday ...orders four days prayer and fasting for govt officials The Governor of Ebonyi State, Engineer David Nweze Umahi, has confirmed the death of the Commissioner for Infrastructure for Concession, Engineer Fidelis Nweze in a ghastly motor accident on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. This was contained in a statement signed by the...... more

Court sentences Farouk Lawan to seven years over $500,000 bribe

Court sentences Farouk Lawan to seven years over $500,000 bribe A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Apo, Abuja has convicted former member of House of Representatives Farouk Lawan for demanding $3million bribe and receiving $500,000 from a businessman, Femi Otedola. Justice Angella Otaluka, in a judgment on Tuesday, convicted Lawan on the three-count charge on which he...... more

APC may face challenges after Buhari’s exit in 2023 – Senate President Lawan

APC may face challenges after Buhari’s exit in 2023 – Senate President Lawan The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said the All Progressives Congress may face challenges after the exit of President Muhammadu Buhari from office in 2023, except timely interventions are taken to avert same. Lawan gave the warning on Monday night in a speech delivered to close the First Progressives...... more

Buhari constitutes first EFCC board in six years

Buhari constitutes first EFCC board in six years President Muhammadu Buhari has finally constituted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) board, the office of the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) announced Monday. This is coming about six years after the nation’s flagship anti-corruption organisation has operated without a board under Mr Buhari’s watch. EFCC also operated without a...... more

Gov. Ugwuanyi hails stakeholders, residents for peace in Enugu

Gov. Ugwuanyi hails stakeholders, residents for peace in Enugu …As Opi youths honour him   Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Monday, said that the peace being enjoyed in Enugu State was made possible because of the support of all the stakeholders and people of the state “who agreed that peace should reign”. Gov. Ugwuanyi who spoke at a Thank-you rally, organized by...... more

Enugu Shooting: Ekweremadu demands probe, condoles with victims’ family

Enugu Shooting: Ekweremadu demands probe, condoles with victims’ family Former deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, has expressed sadness over the Sunday shooting by a policeman leading to the death of five persons and injuring of several other people. He called for a thorough and credible probe into the incident to unravel the circumstances surrounding it and ensure justice for the victims...... more

No amount of threat’ll stop Ndigbo from demanding equitable treatment — Abaribe

No amount of threat’ll stop Ndigbo from demanding equitable treatment — Abaribe SENATE Minority leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe has vowed that no amount of threat will stop Ndigbo from demanding equitable treatment in Nigeria, insisting that the marginalization has become unbearable. According to Abaribe, despite the fact that Igbo are the glue that holds Nigeria, some people are trying to push them out...... more

Niger Govt raises special squad to battle bandits

Niger Govt raises special squad to battle bandits The Niger State Government on Monday raised a special security squad to ensure the safe return of the pupils abducted on May 30 from Islamic school – the Tegina Islamiyyah School. A statement by Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello’s Chief Press Secretary Mary Barje, said the outfit was unveiled in Minna, the state...... more

Yoruba Nation: No going back on planned Lagos rally, says Sunday Igboho

Yoruba Nation: No going back on planned Lagos rally, says Sunday Igboho Yoruba Nation agitator Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho has vowed to proceed with the planned Yoruba Nation rally in Lagos. Igboho will storm Lagos on Saturday July 3 alongside other agitators for the Yoruba Nation rally. Hinged on the heels of similar rallies held across southwest States including Osun, Ogun, Ekiti,...... more

Mercy Aigbe, ex-husband in social media fight over Father’s Day celebration

Mercy Aigbe, ex-husband in social media fight over Father’s Day celebration On Sunday, June 20, Nollywood actress and producer, Mercy Aigbe and her estranged husband, Lanre Gentry had a go at each other’s image over the Father’s Day celebration. For two years now, the estranged couple has continued to engage in an exchange of words over fatherly duties and role to their...... more

Those taking up arms against Nigeria will face justice – Buhari

Those taking up arms against Nigeria  will face justice – Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has said the “criminal elements” carrying arms against the country would be brought to justice. There is currently a high rate of insecurity in the country as kidnapping and killings are widespread. Speaking at the maiden edition of the APC Progressive Youth Conference held at the International Conference...... more

Anambra PDP primaries threatened by legal action, as aspirant heads to court

Anambra PDP primaries threatened by legal action, as aspirant heads to court A governorship aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Anambra State, Mr. Zeribe Ezeanuna, has dragged his party and the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC to Court for allegedly, forcing him to pay five million naira compliance fee before partaking in the primary Others joined in the...... more

Miyetti Allah backing killer herders, say Cattle dealers

Miyetti Allah backing killer herders, say Cattle dealers Cattle Dealers Association of Nigeria (CDAN) Imo chapter has blamed Myetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MBAN) for the excesses of killer herdsmen in South East and across the nation. CDAN chairman, Ibrahim Salihi, during a courtesy visit to Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu in Owerri, alleged Miyetti Allah was allying with...... more

‘Buhari Must Go’ protesters block Abuja airport road

‘Buhari Must Go’ protesters block Abuja airport road Some protesters, on Monday morning, blocked the Umaru Yar’Adua Way leading to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The protesters who were displaying banners with the inscription, #BuhariMustGo, stormed the area at about 5:30am. According to reports, the protesters made bonfires on the ever-busy road, making...... more

National Assembly won’t gag media, says Senate

National Assembly won’t gag media, says Senate The Senate has said it was not possible for the 9th National Assembly to stiffen the media in Nigeria with its current amendments to the acts which established the National Broadcasting Commission and the Nigerian Press Council. The Spokesperson for the Senate, Dr. Ajibola Basiru, who gave the assurance on Monday,...... more

 

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