Governor Peter Obi of Anambra State has reiterated his commitment to Anambra North producing his successor, insisting it was necessary in order to maintain equity, fairness and justice. Governor Obi made this known while answering questions on APGA commitment that the next governor will come from Anambra North during the town hall meeting at Onitsha North Local Government headquarters on Thursday.
Benue State Police command yesterday paraded 12 suspected human traffickers just as it rescued 55 children from them along Otukpo – Enugu road.
The crisis rocking the leadership of Ladipo Auto Spare Parts Market, Mushin, took a new dimension on Thursday as the executive members of Ladipo Central Executive Auto Dealers Association and some of its members took to the streets protesting the imposition of Alhaji Oladotun Abibu Oki as the Babaloja of the market. LACEC and its numerous supports had on Thursday launched an attack on the Alhaji Oki led administration over what they described as an attempt to impose his authority on them. Alhaji Oki had organised some of his loyalists to clean the environment
The police in Imo State are now investigating how a 27 year old housewife, Mrs Njideka Okorie eloped with six months pregnancy and went into hiding where she was later delivered of a baby girl which she sold to one Agatha Okoronkwo at Isieka Ihiala in Anambra State for N100,000. Saturday Sun gathered that Njideka has been married to Samuel Okorie , for over 10 years. The marriage was already blessed with four children while they were expecting the fifth child, the wife eloped with six months pregnancy from their home in Orlu, Imo State. The housewife also fled her matrimonial home with the other four children.
The leader of the Boko Haram Islamic sect, Sheikh Abubakar Shekau, may have been cornered by operatives of the Joint Task Force in Gwoza hills, Borno State. A top security source told Saturday PUNCH on Thursday that the JTF had located the area where the Boko Haram leader was hiding. The source stated, “We are combing Gwoza hills where we believe Shekau is hiding.”