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FORMER SPEAKER OF THE AKWA IBOM STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY, MR. ONOFIOK LUKE HAS BEEN SUMMONED BY THE JUDICIAL PANEL SET UP BY AKWA IBOM STATE GOVERNMENT TO INVESTIGATE INCIDENCES OF POLICE BRUTALITY, HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATION AND EXTRAJUDICIAL KILLINGS IN THE STATE. THE JUDICIAL PANEL ORDERED THE FORMER SPEAKER AND ONE DSS PERSONNEL, MR. GODWIN […]

GOVERNORS FROM THE NORTH-EAST PART OF THE COUNTRY HAVE DEMANDED THE TRANSFER OF THE POWERS TO PROSECUTE TERRORISTS TO THE STATE GOVERNMENTS. THE GOVERNORS MADE THE CALL AT THE MEETING OF THE NORTH-EAST GOVERNORS’ FORUM IN YOLA, ADAMAWA. THE MEETING WAS ATTENDED BY GOVERNORS BABAGANA ZULUM (BORNO), AHMADU FINTIRI (ADAMAWA), BALA MOHAMMED (BAUCHI), AND INUWA […]

NORTHERN NIGERIA HAVE BEEN DESCRIBED AS THE WORST PLACE TO LIVE IN THE COUNTRY DUE TO WORSENING INSECURITY SITUATION IN THE REGION. THE SULTAN OF SOKOTO, ALHAJI SA’AD ABUBAKAR, STATED THIS ON THURSDAY AT THE FOURTH QUARTERLY MEETING OF THE NIGERIA INTER-RELIGIOUS COUNCIL IN ABUJA. AT THE MEETING WITH THE THEME ‘QUESTIONING FOR PEACE IN […]

A FATAL ACCIDENT INVOLVING A BUS BELONGING TO AGOFURE TRANSPORT LINE HAS CLAIMED THE LIVES OF THREE PERSONS ALONG THE OWHELOGBO ROAD IN THE ISOKO NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF DELTA STATE. THE INCIDENT, ACCORDING TO EYEWITNESSES, OCCURRED ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, WHEN THE DRIVER OF THE VEHICLE LOST CONTROL AND RAMMED INTO THE VICTIMS, […]

UNKNOWN GUNMEN ON MONDAY ABDUCTED THE WIFE OF A LECTURER AT THE DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY, ABRAKA, DR. SUNNY OJOBOH. EYEWITNESSES TOLD JOURNALISTS ON WEDNESDAY THE WOMAN WAS KIDNAPPED AT HER SHOP LOCATED ALONG THE OLD EKU-ABRAKA ROAD IN DELTA BY A FIVE-MAN GANG WHO SHOT SPORADICALLY TO SCARE AWAY PEOPLE BEFORE TAKING THEIR VICTIM TO […]

THE CHAIRMAN OF THE SOUTH-SOUTH GOVERNORS’ FORUM AND GOVERNOR OF DELTA, SEN. IFEANYI OKOWA, WHO PRESENTED THE REGION’S DEMAND, SAID THAT THE NATION IS NOT AT PEACE BECAUSE THE COUNTRY HAS FAILED TO PRACTICE TRUE FEDERALISM. GOVERNOR OKOWA SAYS NOW IS THE TIME TO RESTORE THE COUNTRY BACK TO A TRUE FEDERATION WITH ALL THE […]

THE INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION (INEC) SAID ON TUESDAY A TOTAL OF 1,449,153 VOTERS WOULD TAKE PART IN THE DECEMBER 5 BY-ELECTIONS IN LAGOS. THE RESIDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSIONER IN LAGOS, SAM OLUMEKUN, WHO DISCLOSED THIS IN A CHAT WITH JOURNALISTS, SAID 1, 168, 790 VOTERS WOULD TAKE PART IN THE LAGOS EAST SENATORIAL BY-ELECTION. HE, […]

AS PART OF MEASURES TO ARREST THE OUTBREAK OF YELLOW FEVER IN SOME PARTS OF THE STATE, ENUGU STATE GOVERNMENT  HAS COMMENCED MASSIVE IMMUNISATION CAMPAIGN TARGETED AT ONE MILLION RESIDENTS IN THREE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS. EXECUTIVE SECRETARY OF ENUGU STATE PRIMARY HEALTH CARE DEVELOPMENT AGENCY (ENS-PHCDA), DR. GEORGE UGWU, WHO DISCLOSED THIS IN ENUGU SAID […]

A NEW CNN INVESTIGATIVE REPORT CONCERNING THE OCTOBER 20 SHOOTING OF #ENDSARS PROTESTERS BY MILITARY MEN AT THE LEKKI TOLL GATE, EMERGED ON WEDNESDAY AND GOT THE SOCIAL MEDIA BUBBLING, AS THE REPORT BACKED NUMEROUS EYEWITNESS ACCOUNTS. THE #ENDSARS AND #ENDBADGOVERNANCEINNIGERIA HASHTAG MADE A RETURN TO THE TRENDS TABLE ON TWITTER AS A RESULT, BUT […]

RIVERS STATE GOVERNOR, NYESOM WIKE, HAS WARNED THAT THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT WILL DESTROY THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM IN STATES IF EXECUTIVE ORDER 10 IS IMPLEMENTED. GOVERNOR WIKE SAID EXECUTIVE ORDER 10 OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, WHICH PERMITS THE DEDUCTION OF FUNDS FROM EACH STATE ACCOUNT TO FINANCE THE JUDICIARY, IS POLITICALLY-MOTIVATED AND GEARED TOWARDS THE […]


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