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Benue killings : Oyedepo places curse on Fulani herdsmen

Benue killings : Oyedepo places curse on Fulani herdsmen Bishop David Oyedepo of Living Faith Church Worldwide, has placed a curse on Fulani herdsmen allegedly killing Nigerians in the country. Oyedepo, while condemning the killings by Fulani herdsmen stated that Nigeria is in a ‘state of slumber. Addressing members of his church during the ‘One night with the King’ telecast...... more

Gov. Ugwuanyi receives Enugu Returnees from Libya

Gov. Ugwuanyi receives Enugu Returnees from Libya Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has received ten out of the eleven indigenes of the state who were among the 490 Nigerians that were recently repatriated from Libya.   Addressing the returnees at the Government House, Enugu, Gov. Ugwuanyi thanked God for their safe return and also expressed gratitude to...... more

FG to create one million jobs from eggs production

FG to create one million jobs from eggs production The Federal Government said on Tuesday egg production, processing and marketing could create no fewer than one million jobs through its National Egg Production Scheme. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, made this known in Abuja at a meeting with the Technical Committee on National Egg Production....... more

We drink blood of victims, says kidnap kingpin

We drink blood of victims, says kidnap kingpin The Nigeria Police has arrested 16 “vicious” kidnapping and armed robbery gang terrorising Nigerians along the Abuja-Kaduna road. The Force spokesman, CSP Jimoh Moshood, who disclosed this while addressing newsmen on Tuesday, added that they were arrested in Sabon Wuse in Tafa Local Government Area of Niger . He named the...... more

You can’t kill to please God, says Buhari

You can’t kill to please God, says Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday lambasted religious fundamentalists killing human beings in order to please God, saying that they were ignorant as they could not please Him by murdering people. He said his administration would investigate and bring to book all perpetrators of mayhem across the country. The President said that...... more

Ekweremadu donates to Gombe IDP Camps, fetes Enugu Widows

Ekweremadu donates to Gombe IDP Camps, fetes Enugu Widows The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has donated gift items worth millions of naira to Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps in Gombe State during the Christmas holiday.   This was even as the Senator and his wife, Lady Nwanneka Ekweremadu, feted 250 widows from Enugu and distributed wrappers...... more

Police dismiss cop for killing motorist in Kogi

Police dismiss cop for killing motorist in Kogi A policeman, Sergeant Akpa James, has been dismissed from service for allegedly killing one Ohimi Ojima in the Ajaokuta Local Government Area of Kogi State James, before his dismissal, was attached to the Special Protection Unit, Zone 8, Lokoja. A statement by the Kogi State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP William...... more

Family drags Bianca, others to court over Ojukwu father’s property

Family drags Bianca, others to court over Ojukwu father’s property An Awka High Court, presided over by Justice Dennis Mmaduechesi on Monday adjourned till March 12, 2018 for a pre-trial conference on a matter involving  Bianca, the widow of the late Igbo leader, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu and others over the family property. The case involved the sharing of the late...... more

Alleged corruption: Court frees Enugu heart surgeon

Alleged corruption:  Court  frees Enugu heart surgeon An Enugu State High Court sitting in Enugu has discharged and acquitted a former Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, UNTH,  Enugu, Professor Martin Aghaji, who was standing trial for allegedly demanding and receiving gratification in the course of discharging his official duties. Aghaji, who specializes in...... more

168 Ebonyi youths languish in Kirikiri Maximum Prisons

168 Ebonyi youths languish in Kirikiri Maximum Prisons A Federal Commissioner representing SouthEast Zone in the Public Complaints Commission (PCC), Abuja,  Mr  Sampson Okorie has called on Governors in the eastern part of Nigeria to quickly consult their various state Attorneys-Generals to form a legal team that would see to the release of Igbo youths who are languishing in different prisons...... more

Gov. Bello imposes 24-hr emergency curfew in Kogi

Gov. Bello imposes 24-hr emergency curfew in Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has imposed an emergency 24 hours curfew on five local government area of the state. The five LGAs; Adavi, Ajaokuta, Okene, Okehi and Ogori/Magongo are all in the central senatorial axis of the state. Though, there was no specific reason for the urgent development, the...... more

FG targets 15m jobs

FG targets 15m jobs The Federal Government is targeting no fewer than 15 million jobs for unemployed youths by 2020. This was disclosed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (Industrialisation), Sani Yakubu, during the ninth Meeting of the National Council on Industry Trade and Investment held in...... more

NUJ applauds Gov. Ugwuanyi for maintaining excellent labour relationship in Enugu

NUJ applauds Gov. Ugwuanyi for maintaining excellent labour relationship in Enugu Enugu State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has commended Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for maintaining excellent relationship with labour unions in the state. The Chairman of the NUJ in the state, Mr Rex Arum gave the commendation on Tuesday in Enugu during the inauguration of the newly elected executive...... more

Hoodlums stone Dino Melaye’s car in Kogi

Hoodlums stone Dino Melaye’s car in Kogi What could have been a disaster was averted on Saturday when the lawmaker representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye, escaped a mob attack at the Kabba Day celebration in Kogi State. Melaye, who arrived at the venue at about 11am, was welcomed by a mammoth crowd as he was seen...... more

Gov. Ugwuanyi engages 1000 youth volunteers to keep Enugu clean

Gov. Ugwuanyi engages 1000 youth volunteers to keep Enugu clean …to recruit 175 teachers, rehabilitate urban/rural roads In a determined effort to intensify the campaign to clean up Enugu metropolis and other cities in the state, the state government has, approved immediate engagement of 1,000 youth volunteers under “Enugu Clean Team Initiative”. The initiative, which is one of the many significant...... more

Corruption: Declare position on suspended SGF, DG – Dogara tells Buhari

Corruption: Declare position on suspended SGF, DG – Dogara tells Buhari A Former member of Niger House of Assembly, Alhaji Ahmed Dogara, on Saturday urged the Federal Government to declare it’s position on the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation and the Director General of NIA.\The presidency on April 19, suspended from office the SGF, Babachir Lawal, and the Director-General of...... more

Why I killed my uncle – 22-year-old lady

Why I killed my uncle – 22-year-old lady A 22-year-old lady, identified as Tina Rebecca Sunday, is being held by the police in Enugu for killing her uncle, one Friday Mathew. The incident occurred in the Independence Layout area of Enugu capital city on Thursday, October 26, 2017. It was gathered that the lady, Tina, a native of Ikot...... more

Car gifts: Police IG leaked documents exposed Buhari’s wife, others --Misau

Car gifts: Police IG leaked documents exposed Buhari’s wife, others --Misau …I didn’t receive any car gifts, says Aisha Buhari …Misau is a liar – Police More wounds are opening up in the lingering quagmire between the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Ibrahim Idris and Senator Isah Hamma Misau, APC, Bauchi Central as the latter has again raised fresh allegations against the...... more

INTERPOL, court issue fresh arrest warrants for Maina – Presidency

INTERPOL, court issue fresh arrest warrants for Maina – Presidency The Presidency on Thursday said an Abuja Magistrate’s  Court as well as the International Police (INTERPOL) had issued fresh warrants for the arrest of the embattled former Chairman of the defunct Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity,...... more

‘Mainagate’: One scandal too many for Buhari’s govt, says Oby Ezekwesili

‘Mainagate’: One scandal too many for Buhari’s govt, says Oby Ezekwesili Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has said that the controversy surrounding the reinstatement of Abdulrasheed Maina to the civil service is the most lethal blow to the Buhari-led administration’s fight against corruption. In a series of tweets, Ezekwesili described ‘Mainagate’ as a scandal too many for Buhari. She wrote, “There is...... more

Edward Soje: Kogi Director who committed suicide had Partial Stroke – Police

Edward Soje: Kogi Director who committed suicide had Partial Stroke – Police The Kogi State police command on Monday claimed that the director in the state civil service, Edward Soje, who committed suicide last week had a partial stroke before he died. The command, however, said it would conduct a comprehensive autopsy on the body of the deceased to ascertain the particular cause...... more

Boko Haram ambush Army commanding officer’s convoy, kills six

Boko Haram ambush Army commanding officer’s convoy, kills six  A report by Sahara Reporters claims that six persons were killed on Thursday, October 19, when suspected Boko Haram terrorists ambushed the convoy of a Nigerian military senior officer. According to the report, the terrorists attacked the Nigerian Army's commanding officer near Bulabilin, a village along the Maiduguri/Damboa highway. Quoting an...... more

Buhari orders publication of names of suspected looters

Buhari orders publication of names of suspected looters The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice Abukabar Malami, SAN has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari has directed all relevant agencies to compile documents on names of all looters with a view to promptly enforcing the judgment of a Federal High Court in Lagos ordering the government to...... more

Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer reveals who will produce IPOB leader in court on Tuesday

Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer reveals who will produce IPOB leader in court on Tuesday Counsel to Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Ifeanyi Ejiofor, has said that the federal government will produce his client in court on Tuesday. Kanu has not been seen in public since soldiers allegedly invaded his residence in Abia State. Ejiofor had filed an application in...... more

Ekweremadu, Ugwuanyi applaud FG on 41Km Enugu-Ebonyi Road

Ekweremadu, Ugwuanyi applaud FG on 41Km Enugu-Ebonyi Road The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu and Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State have commended the Federal Government for commencing the rehabilitation of the 41-kilometre Ozalla-Akpugo-Amagunze-Ihuokpara-Nkomoro Ebonyi federal road. The road, earlier awarded in 2010, stopped due to poor funding, but was re-awarded by the present federal administration...... more

45 Boko Haram Members Convicted, Jailed 3 to 31 Years

45 Boko Haram Members Convicted, Jailed 3 to 31 Years A FEDERAL High Court sitting in Kainji, Niger State, has convicted and sentenced 45 Boko Haram members to between 3 and 31 years in jail, following the conclusion of the first phase of the trial during which 575 Boko Haram suspects were arraigned. In a statement issued in Abuja on Friday,...... more

Ekweremadu Speaks on Constitutionalism in Africa

Ekweremadu Speaks on Constitutionalism in Africa   NEW YORK- The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, will on Monday in New York, United States of America, deliver a public lecture on constitutionalism in Africa. The lecture entitled “Constitutionalism and Challenges of Leadership in Africa: An Evaluation of Tested Models” is expected to x-ray the African constitutional...... more

Gov. Ugwuanyi injects N165m for rehabilitation of Ajali and Oji River Water Treatment Schemes

Gov. Ugwuanyi injects N165m for rehabilitation of Ajali and Oji River Water Treatment Schemes Determined to ensure that residents of Enugu enjoy adequate water supply, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s administration has awarded a contract of N165 million to Ovamann Pumps Limited to maintain and rehabilitate, under emergency situation, the facilities at Ajali and Oji River Water Treatment Schemes to supply enough water to Enugu metropolis. The...... more

Father kills son for planning to marry older woman

Father kills son for planning to marry older woman A man in Awka, the Anambra State capital, has allegedly killed his only son, Chibuzor, for planning to marry an older woman. It was alleged that the man, whose name had yet to be identified, procured the services of some military men to execute the act. A witness told our correspondent...... more

 

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