HERDSMEN INVADE BENUE COMMUNITY KILL 11, INJURE MANY MORE

Suspected Fulani herdsmen militias have invaded Mbakyondu, in Gwer-West Local Government Area of Benue State, killing no fewer that 11 persons, while others were left injured. DAILY POST gathered that the incident occurred at about 4:am on Friday night when the residents were fast asleep. A media aide to the LG Chairman, Mr. Udam Samuel said recovered bodies of the deceased have been deposited in a morgue at Naka, the LG headquarters. According to him, security agencies have been deployed to the affected area to ensure that normalcy returns to…

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AGGRIEVED APC LG ELECTION CANDIDATES LAMBAST AMAECHI OVER BOYCOTT OF ELECTION

Aggrieved members of All Progressives Congress (APC) loyal to Magnus Abe have lambasted the Minister of Transportation and leader of the party in Rivers State, Chibuike Amaechi, for writing to the State Independent Electoral Commission (RSIEC), that the APC will not participate in today’s election. The Abe faction had conducted primaries for the Local Councils elections and the chairmanship and councillorship candidates emerged, hoping to be elected at the polls before the Supreme Court disqualified their faction and authenticated the Isaac Ogbobula camp which is loyal to Amaechi. The aggrieved…

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FG YET TO REBUILD CHIBOK COLLEGE, 7 YEARS AFTER DESTRUCTION- ALI NDUME

Senator representing Borno South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Ali Ndume, on Friday, lamented that the Federal Government had yet to rebuild the Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, which was destroyed seven years ago by Boko Haram insurgents, Newspremises reports. Ndume, who is also the Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, said the Federal Government had adopted the Borno State-owned college, following the abduction of 276 schoolgirls by the terrorists in 2014. Ndume, who spoke with journalists in Abuja, also noted with concern that parents of the abducted schoolgirls…

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PRINTED BILLIONS: BETWEEN OBASEKI AND ZAINAB AHMED WHO DO YOU BELIEVE?

The event of April 7, 2021 will never be forgotten in a hurry in the memory of those who think about the progress of the country and those who believe in speaking truth to power in Nigeria. It was the day Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State took the bold step to raise the alarm on the financial trouble confronting the country. Obaseki, during a meeting with the transition committee members at Government House in Benin City, the Edo State capital, said Nigeria was in huge financial trouble for allegedly…

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SUPREME COURT REVERSES SELF, NAMES IBEZIM AS IMO NORTH SENATORIAL CANDIDATE OF APC

By Eric Ikhilae, Abuja The Supreme Court has reversed disqualification of Chukwuma Francis Ibezim as candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the December 5, 2020 by-election in Imo North Senatorial District of Imo State. In a unanimous judgment on Friday, the apex court set aside the February 6, 2021 judgment of the Court of Appeal, Abuja which affirmed the December 4, 2020 judgment of the Federal High Court, Abuja disqualifying Ibezim for submitting false information to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in relation to his age, name…

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AGGRIEVED WORKERS BLOCK NASARWA DEPUTY GOVERNOR’S CONVOY

Aggrieved workers of Doma Local Government area of Nasarawa State on Friday staged a protest over the non-payment of their two months salaries and… Umar Muhammed Aggrieved workers of Doma Local Government area of Nasarawa State on Friday staged a protest over the non-payment of their two months salaries and the alleged disappearance of N20 million deducted from their salaries by the Federal Mortgage Housing Scheme. Daily Trust gathered that the aggrieved workers blocked the convoy of the Deputy Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Akabe, who is an indigene of Doma.   Akabe…

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WHY PDP GOVERNRS WORKED AGAINST JONATHAN IN 2015 BY BABANGIDA ALIYU

Ex-Governor Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu of Niger State has said some PDP governors worked against former President Goodluck Jonathan’s second term bid…. Romoke W. Ahmad Ex-Governor Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu of Niger State has said some governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) worked against former President Goodluck Jonathan’s second term bid. Reacting to his purported suspension by the PDP in Chachanga Local Government Area of Niger, the former governor said some PDP governors worked against Jonathan in 2015 because the immediate past president reneged on an agreement not to seek a…

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HOW BOKO HARAM KILLED 18, WOUNDED 21 IN FRESH BORNO ATTACK BY ZULUM

Zulum No fewer than 18 persons were killed and 21 injured when Boko Haram insurgents attacked Damasak town in Borno state on Tuesday. This was confirmed during a visit to the town by Governor Babagana Zulum in Damasak, who slept in the town from Thursday to Friday.   Zulum had travelled alongside Senator Abubakar Kyari representing Borno north, who hails from Damasak, and some officials. The governor held operational meetings with soldiers and other security forces after which he presented 12 security vehicles which included an armoured personnel carrier (APC) and 11 patrol vehicles to strengthen the armed forces and volunteers made up of trained youth…

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OPEN GRAZING; OVER 100 COWS ARRESTED BY AMOTEKUN IN ONDO, SEE PICS

No fewer than 100 cows were on Friday arrested by men of the Ondo State Security Network Agency, code-named Amotekun Corps, for breaching the anti-grazing orders of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu aimed at curbing farmers/herders clashes in the state, Igbere TV reports. Igbere TV gathered that the cows were arrested alongside unknown numbers of herdsmen. The exact location in Akure where they were arrested remains unknown as the time of filing this report. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jv_2-w4483E 1 Like

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