Gunmen kill two Delta Princes, police orderlies

Gunmen have killed two sons of the Ovie (King) of Orhumwhorun Community in Udu Local Government Area, HRH, Ighohwo Takerere, Okaka II. Two policemen in their vehicles were also gunned in Effurun, Uvwie LGA during the attack on Saturday afternoon. The princes were shot dead inside their two newly acquired exotic SUVs – Range Rover and Mercedes Benz GLK (EPE 289 FB). The policemen were … Continue reading Gunmen kill two Delta Princes, police orderlies

We’ve nothing to do with attack on Soludo – IPOB

Proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has distanced itself from the recent attack on former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof. Chukwuma Soludo. It said anybody linking ESN and IPOB to what happened to Soludo was evil and will suffer from the hands of God Almighty. A statement by the Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, maintained IPOB remained a peaceful movement seeking … Continue reading We’ve nothing to do with attack on Soludo – IPOB

Odumakin was a dogged fighter, patriot — Tinubu

All Progressives Congress National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has hailed late Afenifere spokesman, Yinka Odumakin, as a dogged fighter of justice and rule of law. He said the story of Nigeria’s democracy will not be complete without Odumakin’s mention. Tinubu, in a statement on Saturday titled: “Tinubu condoles with the family of Yinka Odumakin,” said: “In the struggle against the annulment of the June 12, … Continue reading Odumakin was a dogged fighter, patriot — Tinubu

COVID-19: FG directs states to halt vaccination halfway

The Federal Government has asked all the states administering the COVID-19 vaccine to stop the exercise the moment they use half of the doses allocated to them. The National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr Faisal Shuaibu, asked all the states to suspend vaccination when they reach half of the doses delivered to them. This implies that a state that was given 100,000 doses would … Continue reading COVID-19: FG directs states to halt vaccination halfway

Insecurity : Gumi, Northern leaders in closed-door meeting with Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and some northern leaders led by a prominent Islamic cleric, Ahmad Gumi, are currently in a closed-door meeting at the Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. The meeting was confirmed by Obasanjo’s media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi. When asked to confirm the report on the meeting, Akinyemi said, “It’s not that the meeting was held, it is still going on … Continue reading Insecurity : Gumi, Northern leaders in closed-door meeting with Obasanjo

USSD war: Banks finally unblock MTN, reconnect telco to banking channels

After 48 hours of disconnecting MTN customers from banking channels including the Unstructured Supplementary Service Data and banking apps, commercial banks on Sunday have reconnected MTN customers to banking channels. Our correspondent gathered that the development followed the intervention of the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami; and the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele. The blockade began when the … Continue reading USSD war: Banks finally unblock MTN, reconnect telco to banking channels

Gov Sule laments killing of Miyetti Allah chairman, cautions against reprisal attacks

Nasarawa state Governor Engr. Abdullahi A.Sule has promised to work with security agencies to arrest and prosecute criminal elements disturbing the peace in the state. He spoke on Saturday when he attended the funeral prayers for Mohammed Hussein, the State Chairman of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association who was killed by unknown persons in Garaku, Kokona Local Government Area. He however called on those … Continue reading Gov Sule laments killing of Miyetti Allah chairman, cautions against reprisal attacks

Another activist, Innocent Chukwuma dies

Just as colleagues and associates were coming to terms with the death, in the early hours of Saturday, of Afenifere spokesman, Yinka Odumakin, the Nigerian human rights community has lost another member, Innocent Chukwuma. Chukwuma, formerly a Programs Officer at the Civil Liberties Organization (CLO) and later founder of the CLEEN Foundation  died at the age of 55 on Saturday evening  of Acute Myeloid Leukaemia, a  … Continue reading Another activist, Innocent Chukwuma dies

PDP Expresses Worry Over Ill-Fated NAF Jet

…Urges Troops Not to Be Dispirited The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) expresses worry over conflicting reports and claims surrounding the ill-fated Nigerian Air Force fighter jet and its courageous pilots, who put their lives on the line for the security of our nation. The party charges our gallant troops in the front not to allow the situation to dampen their spirits at this critical time … Continue reading PDP Expresses Worry Over Ill-Fated NAF Jet

Don Jazzy reveals well kept secret: He married 18 years ago

Michael Collins Ajereh, a.k.a Don Jazzy revealed a stunning secret today, of his marriage to UK based model and writer Michelle Jackson 18 years ago. Don Jazzy, the most eligible bachelor in Nigeria’s entertainment industry has been dogged for years with suggestions that he settle down with a babe. Worried about the unrelenting issue, he himself opened up today that he once married 18 years … Continue reading Don Jazzy reveals well kept secret: He married 18 years ago