Monthly Archives: March 2016

Enugu Farmers, Herdsmen Clash: Ugwuanyi Doles Out N8.5m

The Enugu State Governor, Hon Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, yesterday appealed for peaceful settlement of the fracas involving farmers in Ugwuelshi community of Awgu local government area and the Hausa/Fulani herdsmen resident in the community. The crisis arose over alleged destruction of farm crops of the villagers by the herdsmen while rearing their cattle. Ugwuanyin who engaged the villagers and other stakeholders ...

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#Biafra: Catholic Church Invites IPOB in Russia, Prays For Nnamdi Kanu (PHOTOS)

Members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Russia Chapter, has held prayers for and in support of their detained leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. The prayers was held at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Moscow, on Easter day. The Street Reporters gathered that the Roman Catholic Church in Russia had invited the IPOB members for the special prayer session. TheStreetReporters.com ...

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Kaduna, El-Rufai and Impending Inferno by Mike Odeh James

Over the years Kaduna has been a testing ground for all kinds ideas. When Sani Yerima first introduced Sharia, it was not effective in Zamfara, he had to visit Kaduna and test its popularity with the Muslim Unmah. Although many didn’t fully grasp the ‘true intention’ of Bakura, they swallowed it whole until Kaduna burned down.    El Rufai became ...

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Fulani Herdsmen: 76 Enugu Indigenes Abduction: IPOB Gives Buhari 72 Hours Ultimatum

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Tuesday issued a 72-hour ultimatum to President Muhammadu Buhari led federal government over the alleged abduction of 76 indigenes of Enugu State by suspected Fulani herdsmen. Although earlier reports had indicated that the Awgu natives were arrested by soldiers from Abia State, military authorities have since maintained that such persons were not Nigerian ...

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EgyptAir Flight Hijack Suspect Arrested, Passengers Freed

A man claiming to be wearing an explosive vest hijacked an EgyptAir plane on Tuesday, forcing it to land in Larnaca, on the southern coast of Cyprus, before he was arrested, according to the Cypriot government. “It’s over,” the Cypriot Foreign Ministry announced at 2:41 p.m., after a standoff that lasted more than five hours. The New York Times reports ...

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N64 billion Birthday ‘Gift’ For Tinubu

Political associates of former Lagos State governor, Senator Bola Tinubu, says it will raise N64 billion as a birthday gift for the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC). However, the the allies said the money will go into helping less privileged Nigerians, including the physically challenged, internally displaced persons and the aged. The group, All Progressive Congress Urban-Rural ...

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PRESS RELEASE: Cross River Gov’t Launches Calabar International Trade Fair

The Cross River State Government has announced the launch of the Calabar International Trade Fair (CITF) with the first edition billed to hold in December 2016 as part of activities for the Calabar Carnival.. Making this known at the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the management of Tinapa Business Resort and Cliqit, an e-commerce business management and ...

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Reps Minority Leader Donates Security Vans To Vigilant Groups

In the bid to ensure that the Isoko nation is a guaranteed crime-free society, the minority leader and member representing Isoko federal constituency in the National Assembly, Hon. Leo Ogor has donated 12 new Hilux security vans worth several millions of Naira to community vigilant groups within Isoko federal constituency. The vehicles which are equipped with security appliances to enhance ...

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Return Of Hausa Constabulary In Nigeria Police Force and Intensification Of Structural Violence Against Senior Officers Of Southeast Zone By SBCHROs

It has come to the attention of the Southeast Based Coalition of Human Rights Organizations (SBCHROs) through the latest seminal advocacy research of our coordinating group (International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law) that there is strong evidence of structural violence going on in the Nigeria Police Force, directed against the senior police officers of the Southeast ...

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