Okorocha suspends Commissioner for alleged physical assault.

Governor Owelle Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, has  suspended the state Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social  Development, Mrs. Nma Onyechere, with immediate effect for physically  assaulting a serving Commissioner in the Local Government Service  Commission, Chief Emeka Okoronkwo. The Senior Special Assistant, SSA, to the governor on Media, Mr. Sam  Onwuemeodo, who confirmed this development…

Boko Haram storms Borno in SUVs, kills 51

Abducts 25 ladies, scores missing… Survivors, officials recount attackFrom TIMOTHY OLANREWAJU, MaiduguriKonduga, a serene community in Borno Central again witnessed another  violence on Tuesday evening as suspected Boko Haram insurgents stormed  the town, killing at least 51 people.Residents and local officials said all the dead were buried  yesterday. Many are still missing even as the…

Defection: $1m bribe scandal rocks House

•Reps order probe  The House of Representatives yesterday ordered a probe into the  allegation by the All Progressives Congress(APC) that $1million bribe  was given to some of its lawmakers to defect to Peoples Democratic Party  (PDP) . Five APC House members on Tuesday defected to the PDP, resulting in  the latter reclaiming its majority status in the…

Rosemary Edeh Arrested Over Child Theft

The police at the ‘B’ Division, Asaba, Delta State, have  arrested a housewife identified as Rosemary Edeh for allegedly stealing a  five-year-old girl under the custody of a house help around Okwue  community in the state. Reports said the suspect was arrested in her attempt to run away with  the baby after deceiving the custodian that…

Jonathan Sacks Oduah, Orubebe, Olubolade, Ngama

President Goodluck Jonathan has accepted the resignation of four Nigerian ministers, including the embattled Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah from the service of the Federal Government. Other ministers include: Minister of the Niger Delta, Godsday Orubebe, Minister of Police Affairs, Caleb Olubolade and Minister of State for Finance, Yerima Ngama. The president made the announcemnet…