The beheading of a 17-year-old girl, Chioma Emeka Ikwuagwu, by unknown killers has caused tension between Ameke and Ukome communities in Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State reports The Nation. The late Chioma hails from Ameke but lived with her parents at Ukome, where she was killed.
Controversies have continued to trail the recent plans by the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye to erect a new auditorium, stretching three kilometres in length and breadth at the camp ground, along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, which is expected to run into billions of naira.
A group called Coalition of Edo Youth Organisations has said over 300 Nigerian girls are languishing in prisons in Libya. They made the statement in a communiqué issued in Benin, Edo State, on Wednesday, said the development negated the bilateral relationship the Nigerian government signed with Libya.
Militants linked to Borno mosque attack arrested as those responsible for Kano bombings are allowed to go free
Nigeria military authorities, on Wednesday, said 17 militants linked to last Sunday’s attack at Konduga village, Borno State, have been arrested reports the Nigerian Tribune. This is just as the Defence headquarters, on Wednesday, announced the death of Momodu Bama, second-in-command to the leader of Boko Haram sect, Abubakar Shekau, during an encounter with troops…
Nearly 46 years after Bakassi was gifted to Ahidjo the Cameroonian President by his Nigerian counterpart Gowon in an effort to cut off supplies to Biafra during the 1967-70 war, full sovereinty over the disputed region was assumed by Cameroon yesterday, state radio reported, five years after an agreement with Nigeria signalling the end of…
The now notorious criminal activities of MASSOB has been brought to the attention of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Onitsha branch, who only yesterday pleaded with the State Governor Peter Obi to ban the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB).
There appears to be no end in sight to the lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, in the country as Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala declared, yesterday, that the nation’s economy cannot accommodate the demands of the lecturers for now.
Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, said his former deputy, Atiku Abubakar; chieftain of All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu; former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Salisu Buhari, and former governors of Delta and Bayelsa states, James Ibori and Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, respectively, had failed the nation reports the Vanguard.
Nemesis appears to be catching up with Gowon’s people the Tiv as no fewer than six persons were feared dead in a fresh outbreak of fighting between them and Hausa/Kabawa communities at Gbajimba in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State.
Reported by The Sun News He did it over comments against Igbo deportation – Ex-gov’s aide Lagos State government yesterday sealed off a property belonging to former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, in Park View Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos.