Monthly Archives: October 2015

Fuel Scarcity Returns, Lagos Sells N120 Per Litre

Scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) otherwise known as petrol, hit Lagos, Anambra  states and other parts of the country on Wednesday as long queue of vehicles were seen at various filling stations. According to Daily Post report, while some of the independent marketers claimed that petrol was not available for sale, some that were selling sold the product at ...

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Angry Youths Attack Enugu Police Station Over Extortion, Indiscriminate Arrests

Youths in Eha-Alumona, Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State have attacked the Umabor Police Station by and blocked the ever busy Enugu-Makurdi Expressway, crippling vehicular movement in protest against indiscriminate arrests and extortion by the security forces. It was gathered that though no life was lost in the sporadic shootings which lasted for several hours, police vehicles, including a ...

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Declare State of Emergency on Unemployment, Reps Urge Buhari

The House of Representatives have requested the President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately declare a state of emergency on the scourge of unemployment in the country. It also resolved to take steps in amending the Immigration Act to provide stiffer punishment for violations of immigration laws with the view to protecting the Nigerian worker. These resolutions by the House followed a motion titled, ...

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Buhari Flies To India As Pro-Biafrans Threaten To Bring Down Nigerian Embassy, 17 IPOB Activists Freed in Anambra

As President Muhammadu Buhari gets out to India on Tuesday, some pro-Biafra activists under the aegis of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have threatened to destroy the Nigerian Embassy in India over the continued detention of their leader and the Director of Radio Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu. The activist, who wore vests bearing the insignia of Biafra, staged a protest at ...

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Delta Governorship: Tribunal Upholds Okowa’s Election, As Speaker Hails Judgment

Written by Chukwudi Ogana The Delta state Governorship Elections Petition Tribunal has affirmed the election of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa. The Labour Candidate in the April 11 gubernatorial election, Chief Great Ogboru had challenged the emergence of Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa as the Delta State Governor. The tribunal which sat in Asaba, the state capital and headed by Justice Nasir Gunmi gave ...

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Meet Prince Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, New Ooni Of Ife

The new Ooni of Ife has been unveiled. He is Prince Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, now the Ooni of Ife Elect. TheStreetReporters.com gathered that two candidates were initially picked from the ruling house until one of them Prince Ogunwusi, a Lagos based businessman, was eventually selected by the kingmakers after consulting the Ifa oracle. The governor of the Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf ...

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Point of No Return: Pro-Biafra Aggitators Tear Nigerian Passports in Protest

Some Biafra secessionists have torn their Nigerian passports to press home their demand for the breakaway of the South-East from the Nigerian state. As of Saturday, no fewer than three videos were seen on the online video sharing platform, YouTube, in which some Igbo denounced their citizenship of the country and declared their allegiance to Biafra. The Nigeria Immigration Service ...

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Nigerian Troops Dislodge Terorists from Kerenowa and Chikun Gudu

In continuation of troops’ efforts to defeat Boko Haram terrorists in our country, troops of 5 Brigade Nigerian Army have been making tremendous progress. The formation was able to comprehensively destroy all Boko Haram camps and enclaves at the border towns of Kerenowa and Chikun Gudu as well as their contiguous villages in Borno State. During the operation which is ...

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How Kwankwaso Built Houses Pensioners Can’t Afford With N4.1bn Pension Fund

The immediate past Kano State Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, spent N4.1 billion of pensioners’ funds building houses the retired workers could not afford, an official has said. The Kano State Commissioner of Information, Mohammed Garba, stated this on a Hausa discussion programme on Freedom Radio on Saturday evening, the Premium Times reports. Mr. Garba said the ex-governor, now Senator, borrowed the ...

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We the other IDPs By Alex Agbo

‘Internally Displaced Persons’ the popularly known as IDPs became more popular in our daily conversations at following the insurgent  activities of the Boko Haram sect. In the wake of the sect’s reign of evil and mayhem, a lot of Nigerians were Displaced or rendered homeless. Aside loss of lives and property worth millions of dollars, there was mindless plundering of ...

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Why Rivers, Akwa-Ibom Tribunal Verdicts Cannot Stand – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has declared that the judgment of the River State governorship election tribunal sitting in Abuja, which showed clear bias against Governor Nyesom Wike and the PDP, as completely bizarre, unacceptable and part of the script by the APC to manipulate the will of the people. PDP National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh, in a statement ...

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