Too late to cry: I’m troubled by Nigeria’s challenges – Abubakar.

 by Success NwoguA former Head of State, Gen Abdulsalami Abubakar has said that he is troubled by the many challenges of Nigeria.He, however said that he is optimistic that Nigeria will overcome its current challenges.He spoke in Ilorin on Tuesday during the official opening of the ultra modern Ilorin General Hospitals.He noted that good governance,…

Update: Fulani herdsmen invade Enugu communities, 2 killed, 3 women raped

*Govt should quickly checkmate these herdsmen – Ex-Ohanaeze President appealsThe people of over forty communities in Ezeagu Local Government Area of Enugu State are currently panicking following the invasion of their area by the Fulani herdsmen allegedly armed with AK 47 rifles.The herdsmen who invaded the council area with their cattle two weeks ago, had…

Dethroned monarchs: Okorocha plays Mr. Innocent, says he acted on Imo Lawmakers’ resolution.

Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, Monday stated that the withdrawal of the certificates of recognition  of Eze Cletus Ilomuanya as the Obi of Obinugwu autonomous community and Eze Cosmas Onyeneke, the paramount ruler of Lagwa in Orlu and Aboh Mbaise  council areas of the state respectively, was in line with the resolution of the…

Fears as Fulani herdsmen Boko Haram terrorists invade Enugu communities

The people of over forty communities in Ezeagu Local Government Area of Enugu State are currently panicking, following the invasion of their areas by Fulani herdsmen allegedly armed with AK 47 rifles. The herdsmen, who invaded the council area with their cattle two weeks ago, had allegedly destroyed crops in the farms and were reported to have raped some women in the village who were working in their farmland.Economic activities paralysed Agricultural and economic activities in those communities have been brought to a halt on account of the violent activities of the herdsmen, while the local vigilante group in the area had become helpless due to the superior arms carried by the invading herdsmen.

Igbo leaders warn Biafra group

The Concerned Igbo Leaders of Thought led by Prof. Ben Nwabueze has joined the South East Governors Forum in condemning an attempt by the Biafra Zionist Movement (BZM) to declare the Republic of Biafra.In a statement by the deputy secretary, Evang. Elliot Uko, the group warned BZM and others not overheat the polity. It said the act of seizing a broadcasting house to announce a republic is not the proper way to express anger and frustration.

President Jonathan cancels Kano trip as police seal off palace

President Goodluck Jonathan has shelved his planned trip to Kano following the emergence of former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Sanusi Lamido Sanusi as emir.The police yesterday sealed off the palace, fueling reports of a plot by the Federal Government to stop Sanusi from ascending the throne.Sanusi got his letter of appointment and staff of office from Kano State Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso at Government House yesterday.

Rivers condemns grounding of Amaechi’s aircraft in Kano

Nigeria has become tyrannical, the Rivers State Government declared yesterday. It condemned Sunday’s grounding of the aircraft chartered by Governor Rotimi Amaechi at the Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano by the Nigeria Airspace Management Agency (NAMA).It also alleged that the governor was imprisoned. Commissioner for Information and Communications, Mrs. Ibim Semenitari, told reporters yesterday in Port Harcourt, the state capital, that the refusal of NAMA authorities to allow Amaechi’s charttered aircraft to leave the Kano airport, was sign of tyranny.