OWERRI SHUTS DOWN OVER IPOB/ MASSOB STAY AT HOME DECLARATION

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Biafra by the Movement for Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra and the Indigenous People of Biafra, Commercial activities were skeletal on Tuesday in Imo State, especially Owerri, the state capital. Banks, Universities, schools, markets, corporate offices and most petroleum stations failed to open for the day’s business. government owned schools failed to turn up for studies. The popular Ekeukwu Owerri main market situated in the heart of town did not open. There were skeletal services at the state secretariat,…

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GBARAMATU COMMUNITY ISSUES 21 DAYS ULTIMATUM TO OIL FIRM

 A community in Delta state, Kunukunuma, in Gbaramatu Kingdom, has given 21 days to an oil firm to attend to its demands or risk shutting down – The community members are angry that NPDC has marginalised the people of the area since it took over the operation of the area from Shell – The people protested round the community but warned that should the firm fail to meet its needs, its activities will be paralysed in the area The people of Kunukunuma Federated community, host to OML 42 flow station…

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PROTESTERS STORM NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OVER KILLINGS BY HERDSMEN, SEE PICS

THIS morning, Hundreds of protesters has stormed the National Assembly. They were protesting the continuous killing of residents of Benue State by suspected herdsmen. Just last weekend, no fewer than nine persons were killed by suspected herdsmen in the state. As at press time, no one had addressed the protesters. http://www.socialtimesng.net/2017/03/photo-protesters-storm-national-assembly-over-herdsmen-killings/

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MASSIVE PROTEST GOING ON IN MAKURDI OVER FULANI HERDSMEN KILLINGS IN THE STATE, SEE PICS

By Cast Nigeria Media A peaceful protest is currently ongoing in Makurdi the state capital of Benue State over the massive Killing of Benue people by the Fulani Herdsmen. The protest Kicked of at about 8am this morning at Wurukum Round.The protest has attracted lot of attention ranging from Security agencies,Business men and women, Media and way lot of people. Even some Security operatives were spotted encouraging the People to carry on their protest peacefully while they try to control them around their boundaries. Further more Media Men from Channels…

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BOKO HARAM SUICIDE BOMBER HITS MAIDUGURI AGAIN

Sahara Reporters is reporting that there has been at least one explosion in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital. According to the report, the explosion was caused by a Boko Haram suicide bomber. The attack occurred at the Muna garage in Maiduguri which was just recently attacked by the insurgents. Boko Haram fighters are said to be stationed somewhere in Nigeria, according to factional leader Shekau The attack comes just a day after the Abubakar Shekau-led faction of the Islamist insurgent group released a video showing the gruesome and cold-blooded murder…

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BOKO HARAM BEHEADS ONE SHOOTS TWO TO DEATH IN NEW VIDEO

The terrorist group, Boko Haram, has released a new video showing the execution of three men the group accused of spying for the Nigerian military. The chilling footage, which was anonymously sent to PREMIUM TIMES Tuesday morning, shows the militants beheading one man and shooting two others to death with AK-47 rifles. Speaking in Hausa, the terrorists briefly interviewed their victims before their execution. The men were asked to identify themselves and those who sent them, and they claimed they were sent to infiltrate the sect by people close to…

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IFE CRISIS LATEST: NO REPRISAL ATTACK AGAINST THE YORUBAS SAYS HAUSA LEADER IN IFE

Governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai has warned against inciting comments or peddling of videos that could lead to a renew clash between Hausas and Yorubas in Ile-Ife  The community leader of Hausas in Ile-Ife has also vowed that there would be no reprisal attacks on the people of Ile-Ife After a communal clash that led to massive destruction of properties and deaths of many people in Ile-Ife, the Governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai has warned against inciting comments from those calling for revenge. Vanguard reports that the governor,…

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IKORODU RESIDENTS PANIC AS MILITANTS RETURN, BRANDISH GUNS IN THE DAY, ROB IN THE NIGHT

Lagos residents in panic as milMilitants terrorising Isawo area of ikorodu, Lagos state are reportedly back in theResidents of the area are calling of the government to help save them After several attacks in 2016 that led to casualties on both sides of militants and residents of Isawo in Ikorodu, Lagos, the militants are reportedly back with a vengeance. NAN reports that the residents say they now live in fear following the return of militants who have been terrorising them in the area. A female resident of the area who…

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NIGERIAN TROOPS MAKE ANOTHER MAJOR BREAKTHROUGH AGAINST BOKO HARAM, SE DETAILS

Troops of the Nigerian Army have stopped Boko Haram onslaught in some communities in Kala Balge Local Government Area of Borno State. A soldier oversees the destruction of a Boko Haram pick-up truck during clearance operations by the Nigerian Army in Borno state. Army spokesman Brigadier-General Sani Usman Kukasheka said in a statement on its official website on Tuesday, March 14 that the troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole carried out a major offensive against such places in Artano, Saduguma, Duve, Bordo, Kala, Bok, Magan, Misherde, Ahisari, Gilgil, Mika, Hiwa,…

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SHIITE MEMBER FAINTS ON HEARING OF BUHARI’S RETURN, SEE PIX

The return of President Muhammadu Buhari after a 49- day medical vacation in Britain may not have pleased some members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria , as a member of the group reportedly collapsed on hearing the news of his return . According to online reports , a 58- year – old potato seller , Mallam Ibrahim, fainted at the popular Mararraban Jos , a few kilometres to Kawo, Kaduna State when he heard that the President has returned. The leader of the group , also known as Shiites,…

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