UNKNOWN GUNMEN KILL 7 POLICEMEN IN RIVERS

By Davies Iheamnachor, PORT HARCOURT At least seven policemen have been feared killed in Rivers State in an unexpected invasion by unknown gunmen. The incident happened on the East-West road; from the Choba bridge to Rumuji Community, at 10 pm, Friday. It was learned that the gunmen who firstly attacked the C4i police formation at Emohua community killed two people, then a stop-and-search police point at Ogbakiri Junction before moving unabatedly till Rumuji, killing three policemen. It was also gathered that the hoodlums also attacked Elimgbu Police Station in Obio/Akpor…

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IGBO 2023 PRESIDENCY: EL RUFAI’S STATEMENT IDIOTIC AND LAUGHABLE SAYS OHANEZE

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has condemned the statement credited to the Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El Rufai that Igbos will not get presidency by insulting and threatening other Nigerians. The Governor spoke during a webinar organised by the Africa Leadership Group and tagged: ‘Developing a Viable Nation 2’ and was hosted by Pastor Ituah Ighodalo of Trinity House. But in a statement on Friday by Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, Secretary-General, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, he described El-Rufai’s assertion as ” Idiotic and laughable”. “Igbos are not losing sleep over myopic views of…

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HOW MY FATHER’S BURIAL TURNED ME INTO A DRUG COURIER- MAN ARRESTED WITH 781 GRAMMES OF HEROINE AT ABUJA AIRPORT

A 23-year-old drug trafficker, Okoguale Douglas has excreted 59 wraps of heroin weighing 781.2 grammes following his arrest at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, while trying to board a Milan, Italy bound flight. Douglas, who hails from Uromi in Esan North-East Local Government area of Edo state, was arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforeement Agency NDLEA, during an outward clearance of Ethiopian airline flight number 910 at the boarding gate of the airport enroute Abuja-Addis Ababa- Milan (Italy) after being scanned, which proved positive for ingestion.…

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MELINDA GATES BECOMES A BILLIONAIRE AFTER TRANSFER OF SHARES BY HER EX-HUSBAND, BILL GATES

Earlier this week, Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates announced their divorce. On that same day, Melinda Gates became a billionaire. Cascade Investment, Bill Gate’s investment vehicle, transferred nearly $2.4 billion in securities to Melinda Gates on Monday. The next day his net worth dropped slightly, from $130.4 billion to $128.1 billion, according to Forbes. However, Bill Gates maintained his status as the fourth richest person in the world. He falls behind Jeff Bezos ($177 billion), Elon Musk ($157 billion) and Bernard Arnault and family ($150 billion). Melinda Gates received…

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IGBO LEADERS RESPONSIBLE FOR INSECURITY IN THE SOUTH EAST- PRESIDENTIAL AIDE LAURETTA ONOCHIE

1. Where are Igbo Leaders? Why are they Silent? Misguided ones among Ndigbo are turning your Homeland into a battleground 8 Mothers are crying today. 8 Fathers are Crying today. Many Aunts are crying today, Uncles too. Many children, nieces, nephews, friends too. 2. Many Igbo leaders condemn daily, a President who has favoured Ndigbo more than any other ethnic group in Nigeria. Their PERSONAL hatred provided a fertile ground for the current insecurity in the SE. Please recall the brainwashed youths you manipulate into untimely deaths. #IgboSpeakUp https://twitter.com/Laurestar/status/1390620826052009996?s=19

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SEE THE AMAECHI MEMO THAT GOT THE NPA MANAGING DIRECTOR, HADIZA BALA USMAN SUSPENDED

OFFICE THE HONOURABLE MINISTER FEDERAL MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION HEADQUARTERS, BUKAR DIPCHARIMA HOUSE Central Business District, Off 3rd Avenue, P.M.B. 0336, Abuja 4th March, 2021 FM4 AlDFA/OMP/1/01The President Federal Republic of Nigeria State House Abuja REMMITANCE OF OPERATING SURPLUS TO THE CONSOLIDATED REVENUE FUND ACCOUNT (CRF) BY THE NIGERIAN PORTS AUTHORITY FROM 2016 – DATE It has been observed from the records submitted by the Budget Office of the Federation that the yearly remittance of operating surpluses by the Nigerian Ports Authority from year 2016 to 2020 has been far short…

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AKWA IBOM HOUSE OF HORROR: COMPOUND WHERE RAPE AND MURDER VICTIM, INI UMOREN WAS BURIES HAS 12 SHALLOW GRAVES WITH BONES AND LADIES ITEMS, BOOKS, SHOES AND DRESSES, SEE PICS

Uyo-based journalist, Bassey Ibiatisuho @realbassey101 visited Frank Uduak Akpan’s compound where the late job seeker, Ini Umoren, was killed and buried in a shallow grave. He shared pictures of what he found on Twitter. Mr Ibiatisuho wrote: So today work took me to the compound where Iniubong Umoren was allegedly murdered in Nung Ikono Obio in Uruan. I saw 12 shallow graves, countless number of school books bearing different names, dresses and shoes belonging to girls, bones and filthy bags. #JusticeForHinyUmoren https://twitter.com/realbassey101/status/1390649344278343687?s=19  

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HOW FULANI HERDSMEN CUT SHORT MY HUSBAND’S AMBITION TO BE A PROFESSOR- VICTIM’S WIFE

Linus OOTA, Lafia   It is almost two weeks that her husband was murdered by herdsmen but tears would not stop flowing from her eyes. Mrs Agatha Ishoon was turned into a widow with the gruesome killing of her husband, Mr Agbaka Sabastine Ishoon, by the heartless herdsmen at about 8 pm penultimate Monday. Ishoon met his untimely death on Giza/Katalin Road in Keana Local Government Area, Nasarawa State while returning home from a cultural association meeting. The 27-year-old widow is now saddled with the responsibility of catering for their…

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YOU CANNOT GET 2023 PRESIDENCY BY THREATENING SECESSION, EL RUFAI TELLS SOUTH EAST

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, says although he believes the South should produce the next President, the people of the South-East must note that they cannot get the Presidential seat by threatening others with secession. El-Rufai further stated that politics has to do with negotiations and convincing others why they should vote for you. He, therefore, stated that the Igbo would need to adopt this approach if they want their son to succeed the current President. The governor said this during a webinar organised by the Africa Leadership Group. The…

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EFCC ARRESTS 3 TARABA GOVT OFFICIALS OVER 21BIL NAIRA FRAUD

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested three officials of the Taraba State Government over a N21 billion scam, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt. The state officials, according to EFCC sources who sought not to be named because they have not been authorised to talk publicly about the matter, are a permanent secretary, a Director of Finance and Account and a cashier in the Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs. Top EFCC sources told this newspaper on Friday that the officials were arrested on Wednesday (May 5) and are still…

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