ANAMBRA GUBER ELECTION: WE’VE TAKEN NOTE OF KANU’S THREAT SAYS IGP

Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, has said the security agency was aware of the threat by the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, to instigate a boycott of the forthcoming governorship election in the Anambra State. Idris, who said the Force had taken note of the threat, gave the assurance that the Police were ready to provide adequate security cover for the election in the state scheduled for November 18. He vowed that the security agency would do everything necessary…

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LATEST ON EVANS: PHARMACIST FINGERED BY KIDNAP VICTIM GRANTED BAIL, READ WHY

•Identification parade fails to nail suspect By Joseph Undu Ihave passed through the valley of death”.Those were the words,  depicting a high sense of lamentation,from Emeka Egbulugha, 33, the pharmacist working with Maydon Pharmaceutical Company in Ilupeju, Lagos, whose boss, Chief Donatus Dunu, was abducted and kept in captivity  for over 90 days,  at the Igando area of the state. •Emeka Egbulugha and Chief Donatus Dunu Chief Dunu, who was kidnapped by gang members of the notorious kidnap-kingpin,  Chukwudubem Onwuamadike, a.k.a Evans,  regained his freedom miraculously. Although, even after he…

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SOLUDO HEADS OHANEZE STRATEGIC COMMITTEE

Prof Charles Chukwuma Soludo   Nwodo laments police’s inability to arrest Arewa youths Christopher Isiguzo in Enugu The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, saturday took an initiative to neutralise last week’s quit notice issued by Arewa youths to Igbo residents in the North by constituting and inaugurating a 100-member Planning and Strategy Committee, headed by former governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Chukwuma Soludo, to design both the economic and political development agenda for Ndigbo. This however came as the Ohanaeze President, Chief Nnia Nwodo, expressed regrets over…

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BOKO HARAM RELEASES VIDEO OF ABDUCTED POLICE OFFICERS, POLICE DENIES ITS MEN WERE ABDUCTED

Sahara Reporters is reporting that Boko Haram insurgents have released a video allegedly showing their abduction of some officers of the Nigerian police force just some days back. The online media platform released a snapshot of the video in a tweet on its Twitter handle on Saturday, June 24. NAIJ.com had earlier reported that the police command in Borno state confirmed the death of two people in a Boko Haram attack along the Maiduguri-Damboa highway. Damian Chukwu, the Borno police commissioner, who confirmed this on Tuesday, June 20, said that…

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NORTHERN YOUTH LEADERS FORUM ADOPTS EX FCT MINISTER, BALA MOHAMMED AS SOLE NORTHERN CANDIDATE FOR 2019 PRESIDENCY

The Northern Youth Leaders Forum (NYLF) has called for the presidency to remain in the North ahead of the 2019 general elections. Rising from its meeting in Yola, Adamawa state on Saturday, June 17, the group comprising the National Executive Committee of NYLF, the state chairmen and the chairmen and secretaries of the 42 affiliated Northern Organizations, were unequivocal in their demand for a northern presidency come 2019. Addressing the press after the meeting, the chairman of NYLF, Comrade Elliot Afiyo, stated that the North will not allow the presidency…

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UNBELIEVABLE: IRETI AND PATRICK DOYLE’S MARRIAGE CRASHES!!!

Few days after granting an interview where she revealed what she went through after getting pregnant at 17, speculations are flying over what may be Ireti’s new status. Ireti who met and married her husband in 1999 after he lost his wife, have often been counted among Nollywood’s most successful marriages. As a result, nobody would have expected to hear that they have been living apart for sometime now. According to FlipTV, a source close to the couple claim the Tinsel and Wedding Party star actress moved out of her…

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TENSION IN EJIGBO LAGOS AS RESIDENTS CALL FOR THE ARREST OF POPULAR HOTEL OWNER, C- MONEY

Some residents of Omiyale in Ejigbo Local Government area of Lagos state, have raised an alarm regarding a recent crime committed in the area. How it all began According to a resident that spoke to a NAIJ.com correspondent, it so happened that on Tuesday night, June 20, at about 2am, armed robbers struck in a compound at Omiyale Ejigbo/ The robber reportedly ripped off and vandalised a Toyota highlander Jeep with the owner watching at gun point. It is gathered that the following morning, a certain owner of a hotel…

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ETISALAT FOREIGN DIRECTORS MAY FACE CRIMINAL CHARGES OVER UNPAID LOANS

NCC, CBN scramble to save situation, as Vodacom SA, Orange, among others, eye network Kunle Aderinokun and Emma Okonji It emerged at the weekend that the banking consortium owed by Mubadala Group and Etisalat Group may be planning to press criminal charges of reckless and fraudulent trading in Nigeria, United Kingdom and some other places where Mubadala and Etisalat operate, owing to their failure to meet their obligation and pay their debt. According to inside sources, the charges stem from the fact that they borrowed money from Nigerian banks, gave…

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NATIONAL ASSEMBLY RULES OUT MEDICAL TESTS FOR PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES

JOHN ALECHENU, JOHN AMEH and LEKE BAIYEWU Members of the National Assembly have ruled out the possibility of recommending compulsory medical evaluation for future presidential aspirants. Some Nigerians had urged the federal lawmakers to seize the opportunity of the ongoing constitution review process to insist that all presidential aspirants should undergo medical tests to ascertain their health status before vying for the office. They made the call against the backdrop of the failing health of President Muhammadu Buhari, whose second round of medical leave to the United Kingdom is 50…

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AREGBESOLA, AJIMOBI TOYING WITH THE FUTURE OF OVER 3,000 STUDENTS – ASUU

FEMI MAKINDE The Academic Staff Union of Universities at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, has accused the Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi and Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, of toying with the future of the institution’s 30,000 students, following the inability of both governors to provide funds for running of the school. The ASUU Chairman, Dr. Biodun Olaniran, and Secretary, Toyin Abegunrin, in a statement made available to our correspondent on Saturday, said the union was not preventing a forensic audit of the university’s finances, contrary to claims of…

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