BENUE KILLINGS: ARMY ARRESTS GOVERNOR ORTOM’S TOP AIDE, ON SUSPICION OF BEING BOKO HARAM MEMBER SEE PIX

Governor Ortom speaks as Army arrests aide for ‘masterminding’ Benue killings Governor Samuel Ortom will allow the law take its course after the Nigerian Army arrested one of his aides for allegedly masterminding recent killings in Benue State, his top adviser has told PREMIUM TIMES. Aliyu Teshaku, head of Benue Livestock Guards, was arrested on Friday by the the Army’s 707 Special Forces Brigade in Makurdi on suspicion of his involvement in some of the deadly attacks recorded across the state since January 1. The Army said Mr Teshaku was…

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MY HEART BLEEDS OVER INSECURITY IN NIGERIA

As Okorocha warns against politicizing national challenges Stanley Uzoaru, Owerri Former Head of State General Yakubu Gowon has expressed dismay over the incessant insecurity challenges in Nigeria, saying that his heart bleeds over the activities of Boko Haram, herdsmen, and other armed militants, whose actions he described as man’s inhumanity to man. General Gowon spoke when he paid a courtesy call on Governor Rochas Okorocha at the Government House Owerri over the weekend, as part of his tour for a prayer rally in the country. Gowon stated that Nigeria needs…

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BREAKING: OBA OF BENIN VISITS OONI

Femi Makinde, Osogbo Oba of Benin, Oba  Ewuare II , has just arrived at the palace of the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, for a visit. The Oba arrived at the palace in Ile-Ife at 1:15pm with his chiefs and some dignitaries from the ancient city of Benin. Prominent traditional rulers and notable indigenes of Ife, who joined the Ooni to receive the Benin monarch are the Orangun of Ila, Oba Wahab Oyedotun, traditional rulers from Ile Ife and Dr. John Odeyemi. Oba Ewuare II first went to the…

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WHY HOMOSEXUALITY WILL NEVER BE POSSIBLE IN NIGERIA- AREWA YOUTH

Why homosexuality will never be possible in Nigeria – Arewa youths The President of Arewa Youths Consultative Forum, AYCF, Alhaji Shettima Yerima, had reacted to the call for same sex marriage made by the British Prime Minister, Theresa May to leaders of Commonwealth nations. The Prime Minister, while speaking at the first joint forum at Commonwealth Head of Government Meetings in Westminster, called on President Muhammadu Buhari and others torespect homosexuals in their countries. But reacting to the call in an interview with DAILY POST, Shettima said the Prime Minister’s…

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KIDNAPPER ABDUCT AND KILLS HIS CHEATING GIRLFRIEND, SEE PIX

Ngozi Uwajare http://sunnewsonline.com/alleged-cheating-kidnapper-abducts-kills-girlfriend/ Nine months after the crime, Kpoobari Lebe, 31, suspected in the murder of 25-year-old Jovita Chinyere, was recently arrested by the anti-kidnapping squad of the Rivers State Police Command. Lebe is a member of a killer gang alleged to have kidnapped and killed the victim and disposed her corpse in the waterside area of B-Dere Community in Gokana Local Government Area of Rivers State. According to the Police, the remaining two members of the gang are still at large. The motive for the murder was jealousy borne…

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HUSBAND AND WIFE ARRESTED FOR SELLING THEIR 2-DAY OLD BABY BLAME HARDSHIP, SEE PIX

35-year-old man identified as Nkemakolam Ugorji, and his wife, Happiness, have confessed that economic hardship made them to sell their two-day-old baby girl. Ugorji and Happiness said they had been married for seven years and already had four, adding that they could not care for the fifth baby and therefore decided to give away the baby to foster parents. Happiness said, “My husband and I decided to sell our baby because of hardship. We have four children and my husband is not working. When I was pregnant, there was no…

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COMEDIENNE PRINCESS FINALLY REVEALS WHY HER MARRIAGE LASTED ONLY TWO WEEKS, SEE PICS

Famous Nigerian comedian, Princess has finally opened up on why her marriage lasted only two weeks According to the female plus sized comedian, her marriage lasted only two weeks and not seven months as stated by press men. During her interview on Bar Room Therapy,she noted how cyber bullying contributed to her marriage crash and added that even on the morning of her wedding, she was called ugly by online trolls. Sighting popular musician, Tiwa Savage as an inspiration to strong women having braced herself up during the period of…

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DEAD PEOPLE, RETIRED JUDGE AMONG THOSE WHO SIGNED FOR DINO’S RECALL

Chinedu Asadu  Last year when Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, raised the alarm that some of the signatures collated for his recall were those of dead persons, not many people took him seriously. The senator had said : “Let me also sound it that here in Lokoja local government council, several others whose names and signatures appeared on the list of the signatories to this failed exercise were identified and known to us as being dead long before.” The issue died down after a federal high court in…

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APATHY AS VOTERS WHOSE SIGNATURES APPEAR ON RECALL PETITION AGAINST DINO REFUSE TO SHOW UP

Dino Melaye’s Recall: Apathy Trails Exercise. The ongoing recall exercise of Senator Dino Melaye has commenced with electorates showing reluctance to appear for verification. As at 9:13am, our reporter had visited some polling units in Lokoja, Mopa, and Yagba East LGAs. At Amorley frontage, no electorate had appeared to be verified as at time of report. Also at St Mary’s, Crowther and Nepa Frontage it was reluctance by the electorate. At Paparanda Square, the unit witnessed appearance of electorate, unfortunately none of those who appeared had their signature corresponding. In…

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INEC BEGINS DINO MELAIYE’S RECALL PROCESS TODAY

Gbenga Odogun, Lokoja The Independent National Electoral Commission in Kogi State on Wednesday announced dates for the commencement of the recall process of the embattled Senator representing Kogi West in the Nent Electoral Commissioner in the state, Prof. James Apam, said following the appeal court ruling that INEC could commence the recall process, the commission had fixed April 28 as the verification date.   INEC also fixed May 5 as the day that a referendum would be conducted in line with the electoral laws. Apam spoke at a stakeholders’ forum…

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