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The Indigenous People of Biafra, on Tuesday, reacted to a statement credited to the candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the November 6 Anambra State gubernatorial election, Senator Andy Uba, that he met with IPOB members to discuss the forthcoming governorship poll. In a statement by its Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, […]

Awoman has narrated how policemen in the Oji River Local Government Area of Enugu State extorted N200,000 from her over her possession of pepper spray. Speaking with SaharaReporters, the lady said she was travelling to Warri, Delta State, with her fiancé when the incident happened. She claimed their commercial bus was stopped along the Benin/Asaba […]

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, has reshuffled his cabinet with some commissioners swapping positions and senior government officials assigned new portfolios. The governor also appointed 28-year-old Khalil as head of Kaduna investment agency Khalil is a graduate of the faculty of business and economics, Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU), Cyprus. Prior to his appointment, Khalil […]

The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has tempered justice with mercy and reduced the traffic offenders’ outrageous fines. He promised that “For example, if the fine was N70,000, it will be reduced to about N20,00”. Sanwo-Olu, who visited the impounded vehicles depot at Alausa, on Wednesday, in company with the Lagos State Taskforce Chairman, […]

The Lagos State Police Command on Monday said it will not allow any #EndSARS anniversary protest in the state. Recall that the #EndSARS protests which rocked Nigeria last year took place in October. But the state Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, in a statement on Monday said credible intelligence revealed that some youths […]

At least nine persons were killed in a clash between Fulani herdsmen and farmers in Gwadabawa local government area of Sokoto State. As of the time of filing this report THISDAY gathered that nine corpses of victims had been deposited at the morgue of the Specialist Hospital Sokoto. The Police Public Relations Officer, Sokoto Command, […]

Anambra State traditional rulers have berated the Attorney General of the federation, Abubakar Malami for meddling in Anambra affairs. The monarchs berated Malami for mooting the idea of a state of emergency in Anambra State. In a statement after their meeting, the monarchs said Anambra State remains one of the most peaceful states in the […]

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday said a total of 2,525,471 registered voters will be participating in the November 6 Anambra governorship election. INEC Chairman Professor Mahmood Yakubu, who disclosed this at an emergency meeting with political parties, said 77,475 valid registrants at the end of the First Quarter of the Continuous Voter Registration […]

The police say they have arrested one of the kingpins of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Uchenna Chukwu, in Imo. In a statement issued in Owerri on Friday, a police spokesman in the state, Mike Abattam, said the IPOB champion was arrested at Ehime-Mbano local government area. He explained that the police also […]

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, office in Kaduna State has closed four illegal facilities engaged in the production of unregistered yoghurt. The State Coordinator of the agency, Nasiru Mato, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Kaduna. Mr Mato said that the […]


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