David-Cameron

Britain may suspend aid to Nigeria

British Prime Minister, David Cameron, on Friday said his government might consider cutting off aid to Nigeria over same sex marriage bill passed by the House of Representatives on Thursday.  The Senate had passed its own version in November 2011. Cameron spoke on a British Broadcasting Corporation programme monitored in Lagos.

Slave-child

Child trafficking booms in South East

In 2008, Mazi Amaechi paid a woman (names withheld) from Ebonyi State but married to an  Imo State indigene, the sum of N8,000 and a teenage boy named Onukwube was brought to live with them as a house-help. Initially, there was communication problem because they couldn’t understand each other’s dialect.

Nigeria Ebonyi State map

Senator Paulinus raises alarm over infiltration of terrorists into Ebonyi

ABAKALIKI — CHAIRMAN Senate Committee on Police Affairs, Senator Paulinus Igwe-Nwagu, yesterday, raised alarm that suspected terrorists were gradually infiltrating Ebonyi State from Niger Republic and other parts of Africa.  Receiving the leadership and members of Ebonyi State council of Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, at his country home at Oriuzor, Ebonyi State, Igwe Nwagu,…

Ekpeyong-Ita

SSS suspects are Hezbollah military wing members

Investigations into the activities of the co-owner of Amigo Supermarket, Mustapha Fawaz, and three other Lebanese – Abdalah Tahini, Talal Rouda and Khosai Nouridine – arrested in connection with the armoury and Hezbollah terror cell in Bompai, Kano State, have taken an international dimension, according to the State Security Service. Also, preliminary investigations have established…