Monthly Archives: June 2018

Police parade suspected bombers of Nwodo’s house


The police in Enugu on Thursday declared that the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra was responsible for the bombing of the country home of the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, on April 29. Improvised explosive devices were

2019 Election-I’m not Atiku’s running mate – Peter Obi


A former governor of Anambra State, Mr Peter Obi, has described the story doing the rounds that he has been picked as the running mate of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in the 2019 presidential election as speculation. Atiku, a former Vice-President,

NNPC underpayment: Adeosun asks Buhari, govs to act


The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, on Thursday said she had briefed President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and state governors on the monthly meeting of the Federation Account Allocation Committee that ended in a deadlock on Wednesday.

Buhari and vampires of terror in North-Central Nigeria

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If your home is anywhere in Benue or Plateau States of Nigeria, when you retire to bed at night with prayer; you may be making your last supplication. If you raise your family in these hotspots, whenever you hug your

Alleged oil theft: Niger Delta militants demand JTF commander’s sacking


A coalition of Niger Delta militants has called for the sacking of Real Admiral Apochi Suleiman as the Commander of the Joint Task Force (Operation Delta Safe), alleging his involvement in illegal oil bunkering in the region. The group known

We’ll start spending $321m Abacha loot next month –FG


The Federal Government will begin drawing money from the $321m loot repatriated to Nigeria from Switzerland next month. The fund, which was part of the money stolen by the late military dictator, Gen. Sani Abacha, will be used to fund

Five killed in Ibadan butchers, police clash


Five persons were said to have been killed in Ibadan, Oyo State, during a clash between butchers at the Bodija International Market and police on Thursday. Goods said to worth millions of naira was reportedly destroyed in the clash. Some

Herders’ terrorism: Buhari’s failing presidency


THERE is a sense in which it can be said that those entrusted with the sacred duty of securing lives and property in this country have failed abysmally. The recent massacre of innocent citizens in Plateau State reinforces this failure

Black Thursday in Lagos- Nine dead, 54 vehicles burnt in petrol tanker fire


Tragedy struck on Thursday at the Otedola Bridge, Lagos end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, after a petrol-laden tanker crashed and exploded. No fewer than 54 cars and commercial vehicles driving behind the tanker on the road were said to have

BREAKING: World Bank approves $2.1bn loan for seven projects in Nigeria

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The World Bank has announced the approval of $2.1bn loan for seven projects to be executed in Nigeria. A statement issued in Abuja on Thursday said the loans were approved in Washington on Wednesday and are for seven projects to