Showing posts with label Local news. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Local news. Show all posts

Wednesday, 4 January 2017

Biafra: IPOB mobilises for referendum

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has commenced widespread mobilisation and sensitisation for referendum ahead of the emergence of the independent state of Biafra.
Biafra: IPOB mobilises for referendum

Thursday, 15 December 2016

Nnamdi Kanu threatens to expose secrets that will sink Nigeria

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and Director of Radio Biafra, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, has threatened that he would expose secrets that are capable of sinking Nigeria. Kanu gave the threat at his resumed trial on Tuesday.

Saturday, 10 December 2016

Ooni has healed Nigeria’s wound, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, for his  leadership style and his peace moves in the country.

Monday, 5 December 2016

Woman dumps corpse of 34-yr-old son in soak away pit

Five days after the remains of a 34-year-old man identified as Kayode was dumped in a cesspit in the Baruwa area of Ipaja, the police in Lagos State have arrested the mother of the deceased, Mrs. Bosede Adekunle.

Sunday, 4 December 2016

President Buhari jets out of Nigeria again

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to jet out of Nigeria again for an event in Dakar, Senegal.
A press statement by the special adviser to the president on media and publicity Femi Adesina says the president's trip will last two days, from Monday, December 5 to Tuesday, December 6.

President Buhari is set for another trip to Senegal

Sunday, 27 November 2016

Trump’s presidency will not disrupt Nigeria, U.S. relations, says Foreign Affairs Ministry

The statistician who doubled Nigeria’s economy overnight under Jonathan

Late afternoon finds the windowless fifth-floor reception of the office of Nigeria’s top statistician in darkness. There has been no light since morning and “there’s no diesel for the generator”, explains a passing civil servant. There are things that Yemi Kale, the statistician general, can control and things he cannot. “After five years, you get used to this,” the 41-year-old economist says of the unreliability of the power supply in the headquarters of the National Bureau of Statistics of Nigeria, reports The Financial Times.

Thursday, 24 November 2016

Breaking: Obasanjo ‘remains the grandfather of corruption in Nigeria’, says Reps

ABUJA-BARELY 24hours after former President Olusegun Obasanjo lampooned the President Muhammadu Buhari All Progressives Congress, APC led government,Spokesman of the House of Representatives, Abdulrazaq Namdas on Thursday took a swipe at the former president describing him as the grand father of corruption in Nigeria. He also alleged at a press briefing held at the NASS complex that Obasanjo has the intention of bringing down

Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Military court jails Nigerian soldier for stealing bullets

A military general court martial in Maiduguri, Borno State, on Tuesday sentenced a soldier to 18 months in prison for unauthorised possession of live ammunitions outside his assigned duty post.

Police dismisses 9 officers for criminal misconduct

The Nigerian Police Force has said that its has dismissed nine officers for criminal missconduct.
The dismissal according to a statement on Tuesday was a ‘major sting operation to checkmate corruption and professional misconduct within and outside the police’

UPP founder Chekwas urges Buhari to free Kanu, dialogue with pro-Biafra groups

Founder, United Progressives Party, UPP, Chief Chekwas Okorie, yesterday, urged President Muhammadu Buhari to release detained Nnamdi Kanu, Director, Radio Biafra, as

Sunday, 20 November 2016


Mr Bagudu Hirse, former Minister of State (Foreign Affairs), has been kidnapped, his brother, Chief John Hirse, has confirmed.
“I got home from church to read the message informing me of the kidnap of my brother, Bagudu, on my phone,” John, former federal permanent secretary and currently District Head of Mangu, in Plateau State, disclosed in Jos.
John said that he was expecting further details “on the sad incident.”
“You have to exercise patience and call back later for more information and further developments,” he said.
Sources indicated that Bagudu was kidnapped “somewhere in Kaduna”.

Sex and masturbation Affects brain and impede productivity-Clergy man warns

Rev. Paul Ojoh, the Resident Pastor, Shepherd House Assembly International, Jos has said that pornography and masturbation could affect the brain and impede productivity. “Those twin evils could hurt the brain and impede productivity because of the cumulative negative effects of addiction to them,” he stated on Sunday in Jos, during a sermon at the Youth Conference of the Church.
In the sermon titled: ‘Dealing with Forces of

Fulani herdsmen invade Enugu community kill two, 19 missing

By Chinenyeh ozor Nsukka- Anxiety and confusion has enveloped Abbi Community in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area, Enugu State, following the invasion of the area by Fulani herdsmen who unleashed mayhem on the people, killing a brother and sister apart from razing down about seven houses and several motorcycles.
Altogether, 19 persons were declared missing in the community even as several others were also

Only Igbo can survive a divided Nigeria – Fayose

Ado Ekiti-The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has declared that in the event that the country is divided, only the Igbo nation can survive because of their resilience. The Governor also boasted that there has been no politically motivated killing of anyone under his administration.
Fayose stated this yesterday when the Ndigbo Community in Ekiti conferred him with the traditional title of ‘Nwanne – De – Namba at the Olukayode Stadium, Ado Ekiti during the Igbo Cultural Day. Fayose deployed those he called’ fake political leaders ‘ who are only accessible to

Fani-Kayode to Jonathan: Nigeria would’ve been plunged into most bloody civil war, if not for you

Erstwhile Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, Sunday, joined millions of Nigerians home and abroad, to felicitate with former President Goodluck Jonathan on his 59th Birthday, saying, “Had it not been for that single and historic decision that you made to concede the election last year and congratulate your opponent, Nigeria would have been plunged into a cauldron of fire and the greatest and most bloody civil war that the world has ever known.”
In a congratulatory messag, Sunday, Fani-Kayode said: “Happy 59th birthday to President Goodluck Jonathan, a man of honour and peace and one that has brought so much joy and hope to millions.