Benue bloodbath: Fulani herdsmen killed 30 farmers with chemical weapons – Suswam

By : Web Master *Human Rights agency to probe claim *Apologise to Sultan, ex-minister tells Tor’Tiv *Peace pact with cattle breeders wrong – ScibeFulani militants have killed over 30 Benue farmers with chemical weapons in the past two weeks, Governor Gabriel Suswam has alleged.Suswam made the complaint to the Executive Secretary of the National Human…

Ritualists’ den uncovered in Abeokuta

Hell was let lose yesterday in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, when residents of Akinremi Estate in Adigbe area of Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area, discovered another ritualists’ den. Angry youths trooped to the area and set the building ablaze.Yesterday’s discovery was, however, special as the proprietors also used to breed babies for rituals. This development…

Petroleum scarcity has political undertone – NNPC

Nigerian National Petroleum corporation NNPC, yesterday, said that the acute shortage of petroleum products especially the ‘Premium motor spirit’ witnessed throughout the nation in the past few months was caused by factors beyond the control of the corporation.The corporation said there was a political undertone to the fuel scarcity.The Executive Director, Port Harcourt operations, Engineer…

Nigeria gives one month deadline to power project contractors

  Nigeria has given distribution contractors 60 days to complete their contracts on power projects as the contract would be terminated if not completed within the stipulated period. At a meeting with the transmission and distribution companies yesterday at the Presidential Villa, Vice President Namadi Sambo mandated the Managing Director, Niger Delta Power Holding Company…

Nigerian boy killed mother in pre-planned dastardly knife attack – London court testimony

Details have emerged at the Chelmsford Crown Court in London of how 21-year-old Nigerian student Emmanual Kalejaiye made meticulous plans before murdering his 44-year-old accountant mother Tolu Kalejaiye at their family home in Wethersfield Way, Wickford, on September 26 last year. Mrs. Kelajaiye, who worked as an accountant at TAK Consulting Limited in the United…

Lamido Sanusi

Court bars FRCN from probing suspended CBN Governor – Another win for Sanusi

24hrs after he floored the State Security Service at a Federal High Court in Lagos over the seizure of his international passport following his suspension, on February 20, as Central Bank Governor (CBN), Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi today recorded a double over the Nigerian Government. His second straight victory came when another Federal High Court…

Ebikeme Clark

Kidnapped Edwin Clark’s son suspect lands in police net

Delta State Police Command has announced the arrest of a suspect even as it intensifies efforts to rescue Mr Ebikeme Clark, son of elder statesman and National Conference delegate, Chief Edwin Clark. Clark Junior was abducted on Wednesday evening in his hometown, Kiagbodo in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State. Speaking with newsmen yesterday…

Deportation: Court fixes June 19 to hear suit against Lagos government

By Wale OdunsiA Federal High Court, Lagos on Thursday fixed June 19 to hear a suit filed by seven Igbo deportees, challenging an alleged breach of their fundamental human rights.The plaintiffs are: Joseph Aniebonam, Osondu Mbuto, Osondu Agwu, Nnenna Ogbonna, Emily Okoroariri, Friday Ndukwe and Onyeka Ugwu.They sued on behalf of 76 others.Joined as respondents…