As the National Conference enters its plenary session today, the Afenifere has demanded for a regional autonomy to be granted the Yoruba in the Southwest or the Yoruba will secede from Nigeria.The Yoruba group at a news conference to unveil the Publication of “Regional Autonomy or Nothing” at the Gani Fawehinmi Park, Ojota in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, said it was displeased that many of its demands at the conference had been thrown away as the northern group had ganged up to defeat autonomy for the regions.
Indications emerged yesterday that the Nigerian troops were set to take up battle with the invidious Boko Haram terrorists, who have pitched their tents in the Northeast, wreaking havoc around the region.In several tweets from his Tweeter Handle ‘#abati1990’, Presidential spokesman, Reuben Abati, posted four pictures depicting Nigerian soldiers in combat-readiness to confront the Boko Haram insurgents.Abati said in one of the tweets with a photograph showing soldiers massing with a tank, “Nigeria’s committed and patriotic troops in action to crush al Qaeda/Boko Haram terrorists of Sambisa to bring back our girls”.
President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, met with military chiefs and heads of security agencies to review the recent multinational cooperation between Nigerian security services and those of America, the Great Britain, France, Israel and China towards tackling the Boko Haram insurgency.At the end of the meeting which held at the Presidential Villa, those in attendance kept sealed lips as it is common with such security meetings.
The member representation Bauchi federal Constituency, Hon. Aliyu Garbi has voiced out his anger over the abduction of the missing Chibok schoolgirls and asked Nigerians to hold the northern governors responsible for the insecurity in the region.Garbi stated this while briefing the campaigners for the release of the abducted girls at Unity Fountain yesterday on Ecowas resolution on the matter.
From EMMANUEL UZOR, Onitsha Residents of Umudege and Ezihu villages of Igboukwu, Aguata Council Area of Anambra State were thrown into confusion following a violent demonstration by youths of the community over the alleged killing of one of them by gunmen on Sunday night.The incident, occurred few hours after gunmen suspected to be kidnappers allegedly abducted Chief Stephen Azike, the father of EcoBank General Manager, Lagos, Mr. Ifeanyi Azike in Igboukwu Community on May 11, 2014. Chief Azike regained his freedom on Saturday morning after staying with his abductors for five days.
The United States Government has said that the Islamic sect, Boko Haram, is not a branch of the global terrorist
Imo State Government yesterday described the claim by leader of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike that he single- handedly made Owelle Rochas Okorocha the Governor of Imo State in 2011 as untrue and calculated attempt to deceive Ndigbo particularly Imo citizens.The state government in a statement signed by Sam Onwuemeodo , Senior Special Assistant to the governor on media, said that there was no truth in such claim.
Strange Bedfellows & abominable deaths: Lagos Female Banker Dies With Lover In Imo While Making Love
A female banker and her lover died while having se.x at Eziudo autonomous community in Ezinihitte, Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State.The two deceased are Mrs. Adejoke Ayeola, 44, from Iperu Remo in Ogun State, and Wilson Ugwunna, 42. Both have two children each with their respective spouses. Mrs. Ayeola was said to have…
*Father allegedly threatened other Community membersA two-year-old boy was allegedly set ablaze by his own father at Umuahim Ikenga village, Eziudo autonomous community of Ezinihitte, Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State.The tragic incident happened on May 10. Uchechi Nwaogwugwu had reportedly poured petrol on his little son before setting him on fire for misbehaving.http://www.abc.net.au/news/image/1022082-3×2-340×227.jpgAccording…
By SaharaReporters, New YorkAn adopted son of a former military Head of State, General Mohammadu Buhari has been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over an alleged N20( Twenty Million Naira only) fraudThe suspect, Mohammed Buhari, was arrested over a transaction that has the trappings of voodoo investment scheme. He…