The police in Anambra State yesterday arrested over 1,000 non-indigenes, who were participating in the voter revalidation at Igbariam, Anambra East Local Government Area. Policemen from Otuocha zone swooped on them, impounding vehicles, including three luxury buses owned by GUO and the Young Shall Grow. Police spokesman Emeka Chukwuemeka said the Otuocha zone has not filed in any report but police sources said the Commissioner of Police, Bala Nassarawa, has been briefed as well as the Director of the State Security Service (SSS). It was gathered that the “voters” were brought in from Jos, Plateau State, Lagos, Abuja and other parts of the country.
Estimated N100 million was spent on the burial of the late founder and General Overseer of the World Soul Winning Evangelistic Ministry (WOSEM), Apostle Timothy Obadare. The eldest son of the late cleric, Pastor Paul Obadare, said the amount contained the N35 million released for the burial by the Osun State Government. The body of the late Obadare was buried last Saturday in Ilesa, Osun State.
Kano State award Scholarship to 300 Hausa Medical Students to study abroad as Nigerian Universities strike indefinitely
In keeping with tradition, the Kano State Government said yesterday that the recent batch of 300 medical students proceeding on foreign scholarship would cost the state N2.7 billion as universities in Nigeria remain shut from indefinite strike.
Gunmen opened fire on traders at Abakpa Nike in Enugu State on Thursday killing eight people and injuring many others. According to eye witness account the incident happened around 5.00 p.m. at Ogwuagor Market, popularly known as Ahia 4, in Abakpa suburb.
The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) leader, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike has reacted to the call by the Onitsha branch of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), urging the Anambra State Government to proscribe MASSOB in the state.
Nearly 200 years after Uthman Dan Fodio the wandering Fulanis continue to kill and pillage in Nigeria
The Fulani were at the receiving end yesterday at the sitting of the Justice Joseph Gbadeyan panel in Lafia, Nasarawa State. They were accused of using mercenaries to attack Mada and Eggon people, reports Sanni Onogu in Lafia.
In response to the vitriole directed at Femi Fani-Kayode over his remarks about the waywardness of the Igbo women he had sex with, a pan-Yoruba socio-political and self-determination group, the Oodua Solidarity Forum (OSF), has emerged to urge those attacking the former Minister of Aviation to stop.
A Chinesebased company, Shijiazhuang Qixiang Chemical Co. Ltd, has been exposed over alleged exportation of sand-like toxic waste in place of caustic soda to unsuspecting Nigerian importer, Christo Ventures Ltd, in Lagos reports Vanguard newspaper.
Mystery continues to surround the inaction of the government of Ebonyi State over the sale of a particular brand of rice not meant for human consumption now being parboiled and sold to unsuspecting Biafrans in the state.
Confirmation that the Nigerian Government is intent on poisoning what is left of Biafrans is confirmed as Chinese firm convince Nigerian Government to allow construction of $3.7 billion (about N590 billion) coal plant in Enugu capital of Biafraland at a time when Chinese authorities just scrapped similar proposed coal plant over environment and air pollution concerns in their own country.