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Why Tinubu is not frequent in Aso Rock – Presidency

The Presidency on Wednesday gave the reason why that national leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, is not a frequent face in the presidential villa, Abuja. According to a statement issued by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity), it is not because there is friction between […]

Oyedepo drops bombshell: ‘It’s nasty for Muslims to wear hijab in Christian schools’

Oyedepo drops bombshell: ‘It’s nasty for Muslims to wear hijab in Christian schools’ Oyedepo and AbdulRazaq: The bishop says it is nasty for Muslims to wear hijab in Christian schools By Kazeem Ugbodaga Presiding Bishop, Living Faith Church Worldwide, David Oyedepo has dropped a bombshell on hijab controversy in Kwara State, saying it is nasty […]

I thank God I went to prison – Kalu

A visibly shaken former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu pleaded with prison warders not to handcuff him as they led him away after he was handed a 12 years jail term for fraud and money laundering. The Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, says he is grateful to God for allowing […]

Bloodbath in Abia: 16 killed as troops, police, ESN clash

File photo UMUAHIA-Soldiers ofthe 144 Battalion, stationed at Ariaria junction, along the Enugu-Port Harcourt expressway, yesterday, allegedly killed 16 gunmen who engaged them in a fierce gun battle. A military source, however, said it was a joint operation of the Nigerian Army and police which led to the death of about 16 gunmen who were […]

Self-Determination: Yoruba group dares Akeredolu, plans one million march in Akure

Rotimi Akeredolu By Dapo Akinrefon The Ilana Omo Oodua, said the agitation for self-determination “shall be bloodless, intellectually rooted, legally grounded.” This comes a day after Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, dissociated his state from the calls for the secession of the South-West from Nigeria. The Ilana Omo Oodua, led by a renowned Professor of […]

IPOB will support Yoruba group’s one million man march – Nnamdi Kanu

By Muhaimin Olowoporoku namdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has pledged to support the one million man march planned by Ilana Omo Oodua. Ilana Omo Oodua is the umbrella body of Yoruba Self-Determination Groups within and outside Nigeria. Kanu pledged his support in a tweet on Wednesday stating that IPOB would […]

Nigerians share views on lavish, elaborate burials for the dead

Burial ceremony Nigerians from different economic, social, ethnic and religious backgrounds have differed on the propriety or otherwise of organising lavish and elaborate burial ceremonies, following the loss of loved ones. The outbreak of COVID-19 in Nigeria in February 2020, resulting in restriction of movements, religious and public gatherings as well as use of face […]

‘We’re coming for you,’ COAS Attahiru sends message to Igboho, Dokubo

By Isaiah Eka The army will soon move against separatist agitators such as Sunday Igboho and Asari Dokubo, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. -Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru said on Monday. Attahiru’s warning was delivered in Uyo at the first Commanding Officers’ Workshop 2021. Igboho recently unilaterally declared that the South west part of the country […]

Gunmen kill three policemen at Abia checkpoint, steal two rifles

Gunmen, yesterday, killed three policemen on duty at a checkpoint in Abriba area of Abia State and carted away two rifles from them. According to a report, the policemen on duty about 8.30 a.m., identified as Insp. Austin Ugwu, Insp. Longinus Ugochukwu and Cst. Ifeanyi Ama, were ambushed and killed by yet to be identified […]

Gov Wike gives quit notice to Asari Dokubo, other secessionist agitators

  By Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Governor Nyesom Wike has warned that secessionist agitators like ex-militant leader, Asari Dokubo and the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB will not be allowed to operate in Rivers State. Wike said this while receiving the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Ibrahim Attahiru, on courtesy visit at Government House, Port […]

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