Mysterious Death: Osun govt orders immediate investigation
…to carry out autopsy to unravel death circumstance
The Government of the State of Osun has ordered immediate investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of a family of seven, on Tuesday, in Apomu, Isokan Local Government Area of the State.
While sympathising with the community, the Government has also ordered that an autopsy be carried out on the corpses of the seven members of…
Osun state government orders investigation as seven family members die mysteriously
The Osun State Government has ordered an immediate investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of a family of seven, on Tuesday, in Apomu, Isokan Local Government Area of the state.
It was reported that seven out of eight members of a family in Oke Suna community in Apomu mysteriously died in their sleep on Tuesday.
A 14-year-old member of the family survived and is currently…
APC commences moves to take over Taraba in 2023
The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has commenced moves to ensure that it takes over Taraba State in 2023.
Speaking in Jalingo, the state capital, the former Minister of Power and one time Ambassador to the Republic of Turkey, Ahmad A. Malammadori, said the party has resolved to entrench internal democracy in the state chapter of the party.
More to that, the party according to…
Gunmen attack and kill fuel marketer in Ondo, cart away N2m
Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers have shot dead a fuel marketer in Ondo State.
The deceased, identified as Bode Dangunro, was said to have been killed in Igbokoda, headquarters of Ilaje Local Government Area of the state.
Before his gruesome murder, Dagunro was said to be a successful fuel marketer at Olotu, a riverine community in Ugbonla axis of the local government.
Flood disorganize 2000 people in SEMA- Adamawa state
The Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency (ADSEMA) has said that about 2000 people have been affected by floods in the state within just a week.
This was disclosed on Wednesday by the Executive Secretary of ADSEMA, Dr. Mohamed Sulaiman, during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN).
He stated that about 850 of the victims and 161 houses were in Duhu district of Madagali Local…
APC Governors hail Buhari for signing PIB into law
Governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress have commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Petroleum Industry Bill into law.
This was contained in a statement titled ‘Petroleum Industry Act: Democratically Changing Nigeria, ‘ signed by the Chairman, Progressives Governors Forum, and Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu, in Abuja, on Wednesday.
Two Niger Republic soldiers killed in Katsina border town
Suspected bandits on Tuesday night reportedly killed two Niger Republic military personnel known as Gendarmes in an ambush in the Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State.
Sources revealed that the incident occurred when the suspected bandits crossed over from Jibia to Niger Republic, to rustle cattle.
It was learnt that the Gendarmes who were alerted of the movements of the suspected…
BREAKING: APC sets Sept 4 for state congresses
The All Progressives Congress has scheduled September 4 for the conduct of its state congresses.
This was contained in a terse statement titled, “APC Schedules Local Government Area Congresses for Saturday, 4th September, 2021; begins sale of forms,” signed by the party’s National Secretary, Senator John Akpanudoedehe in Abuja, on Wednesday.
Angry youths protest killing of 17-yr-old boy by Amotekun Corps in Ibadan
Aggrieved youths in their hundreds on Wednesday morning, protested in front of the state secretariat, Agodi, over the alleged killing of a 17- year-old boy named Opeyemi by an Amotekun corp at Mokola area in Ibadan.
The aggrieved youths blocked all the linking roads around the secretariat main gate thereby disrupting human and vehicular movements.
The youths were seen carrying the corpse of the…
Despite curfew, suspected herdsmen kill six in Plateau Bassa, Jos North
Despite the dusk to dawn curfew imposed in Bassa LGA of Plateau State, gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen late Tuesday night launched an attack on Chando-Zirechi (Tafi-Gana) of Miango District of the LGA, five people were killed in the incident.
Confirming the incident, Secretary General of the Irigwe Development Association, Comrade Danjuma Dickson Auta, said, “As the Irigwe nation continue…
Zoning started in Enugu in 1991, Onoh counters Onuaguluchi
Son of one of the most prominent founding fathers of Enugu State, Dr Josef Umunnakwe Onoh has stated that zoning of governorship positions in the state started from the inception of the state, in 1991 when the state was created.
A squabble broke out in Awgu, last week, when one of the stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Rev Hyde Onuaguluchi, in an Enugu West senatorial political…
Let’s have hope in one Nigeria – Air Peace CEO
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Air Peace Airline, Mr Allen Onyema, has called on Nigerians to have hope in one Nigeria.
Onyema made the call on Tuesday in Ibadan during inaugural flight of Air Peace Airline at Ibadan airport.
He stressed that there was need for every citizen to work toward sustaining the unity of the country, saying Nigerians don’t have any other country
“We might have…
Pere’s social media handler clears air on alleged bullying of White Money
Following the fight between Big Brother Naija housemates, Pere and White Money, the former’s social media handler has cleared the air over controversies surrounding the event of last night.
According to Pere’s social media handler, he (Pere) only confronted White Money but did not bully him.
Vanguard reports White Money and Pere had an altercation on Monday night after the latter confronted…
Ortom advocates increase of federation allocation to states to 42 percent, LGs 23 percent
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has advocated an increase of federation allocation to states from the present 26.7 percent to 42 percent.
The Governor made the call on Tuesday in Makurdi when he received in audience the Federal Commissioner representing the state at Revenue Mobilization, Allocation and Fiscal Commission, RMAFC, Mr. Adaa Maagbe during a sensitization tour of the state.
Police burst syndicate of notorious kidnappers in Adamawa
The Police in Adamawa have confirmed the arrest of 14 suspected notorious kidnappers terrorising people of the state.
DSP Sulaiman Nguroje, the Police Spokesperson in the state, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday in Yola.
Nguroje said the breakthrough followed credible information from reliable sources.
“The Operatives from Adamawa Police Command attached to SIB have recorded another…
It’s not Christlike to kill innocent people — Fani-Kayode condemns killings of Muslims’ Fulani in Plateau
A former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has strongly condemned the killings of travelling Fulani Muslims worshippers in Plateau state.
Fani-Kayode noted that no one can ever win an ethnic or tribal war, warning that if this barbarism is not nipped in the bud, it has the capacity to degenerate into the worst crisis that could consume Nigeria and turn her citizens into…
COVID-19 helped to reduce cost of oil production in Nigeria – Sylva
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, says COVID-19 had helped to reduce the cost of crude oil production in the country.
“We have reduced the cost of production successfully the issues of our local currency notwithstanding.
“Both programmes have helped to bring down the cost of production, but what also helped us in reducing the cost of production is from a very…
Coordinator tells Corps members to calm down, security has improved in Borno
Mr Nura Umar, State Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Borno, has called on corps members to remain calm as security had improved in the state.
Umar made the call during the closing ceremony of the 2021 batch ‘B’ stream one orientation exercise for Corps members posted to the state but deployed to Katsina State for their three weeks orientation
According to him, the NYSC…
NDDC: CFRLN berates Bishop Udo Azogu
The Coalition For Restoration of Legality in the NDDC, CFRLN, Monday, attacked the leadership of the Oil Mineral Producing Areas Landlords Association of Nigeria, OMPALAN for requesting for the constitution of a new Board for the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC whereas the board appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari and confirmed by the Senate has been awaiting inauguration.
Stakeholders applaud CBN’s N100bn intervention fund for health sector
Commendations have trailed the progress made so far by the Central Bank of Nigeria’s, CBN, N100 billion Pharmaceutical Intervention Fund for COVID-19 as N93 billion of the Fund has already been disbursed to beneficiaries.
The fund was part of proactive measures to cushion the impact of the pandemic on the economy.
According to stakeholders in the health sector, most local pharmaceutical…
Anambra 2021: Our growing popularity in S’East ‘ll give us victory – APC
All Progressives Congress (APC) says its growing popularity in the South-East geopolitical zone has increased its hope for victory in the forthcoming Anambra governorship election.
Gov. Mai Mala Buni, Chairman, APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), said this at the party’s national secretariat on Tuesday in Abuja.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that…
FG plans to declare Day for Senior Citizens
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, has given assurance that a special national day for senior citizens would be declared soon.
Farouq gave the assurance when the management team of the National Senior Citizens Centre (NSCC) led by its Director-General, Dr Emem Omokaro paid her a visit in Abuja.
“I want to commend Omokaro…
We won’t allow another religious crisis in Plateau, says Lalong
Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has declared that his administration and security agencies will do everything possible to avert a religious crisis in the state.
The state chief executive visited hospitals where many injured in recent attacks in the state were being treated.
He also toured places in Jos, the state capital, which were affected in the skirmishes.
Three students of University…
Bauchi gov sends list of 17 commissioner-nominees to state assembly
Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, on Tuesday, sent a list of 17 commissioner nominees to the state House of Assembly for confirmation.
The News Agency of Nigeria recalled that on June, 9, the governor dissolved the state Executive Council and other notable political appointees that included the Secretary to the State Government, the Chief of Staff Government House, and all Special…
BBNaija S6: Whitemoney has negative energy around him, Pere tells Big Brother
Big Brother Naija Shine Ya Eye housemate, Pere, has told Big Brother that Whitemoney has negative energy around him.
Pere said this in a Diary Session on Tuesday, day 24 of the show, monitored by our correspondent.
When Biggy asked Pere to share any information with him, Pere went on to narrate the clash that conspired between him and Whitemoney.
According to Pere, the clash made him realise…
Police arrest 39 suspects, recover two RPGs, 13 AK47 rifles, others
The Nigeria Police Force has arrested 39 suspected criminals in some parts of the country for their involvement in armed robbery, kidnapping, murder, arms trafficking, and cybercrime.
Some of the exhibits recovered from the suspects are two RPG launchers, 13 AK47 rifles, four locally made pistols, 58 wraps of dynamite, 769 AK47 live ammunition, 14 AK47 magazines, 30 live cartridges, mobile…
Gunmen kill 37 civilians in Niger attack
Armed men killed 37 civilians in a flashpoint region of western Niger where hundreds have died in jihadist attacks this year, local sources said on Tuesday.
The assailants “arrived on motorbikes” in the village of Darey-Daye in the Tillaberi region on Monday afternoon as people were working in the fields, a local official said.
“The toll is very high — there were 37 dead, including four women…
Facebook bans Taliban-related contents from platforms
Social media giant, Facebook, has banned Taliban and related contents from all its platforms.
This confirmation comes after Taliban fighters took over Afghanistan Capital, Kabul on Sunday, causing many citizens to flee the country including the American backed President, Ashraf Ghani.
Speaking with the BBC, a Facebook spokesperson said the organisation has been banned under its “Dangerous…
Buhari meets security chiefs on Thursday
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday meet with security chiefs at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, revealed this on Tuesday in a statement titled, ‘President Buhari meets with security chiefs Thursday’.
Thursday’s meeting is meant to bring the President up to speed on security developments around the country, while…