Re UK Travel Alert: Akwa Ibom State Peaceful, Safe- Ekuwem

Re UK Travel Alert: Akwa Ibom State Peaceful, Safe- Ekuwem

The Government of Akwa Ibom State on Monday insisted that the state was one of the most peaceful places in Nigeria. The state, reacting to a recent travel alert by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (United Kingdom), which mentioned it as one of the flashpoints of insecurity in the country, insisted that “Akwa Ibom State […]

JUST IN: Atiku, PDP Lose Bid to Access INEC’s Server

JUST IN: Atiku, PDP Lose Bid to Access INEC’s Server

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has dismissed an application by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, seeking permission to have access to the central server which it claimed the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, used for the conduct of the February 23 elections. The panel of five justices led by […]

Kidnapping, Killings: Buhari Advocates Death Penalty

Kidnapping, Killings: Buhari Advocates Death Penalty

The immediate past Chairman, Senate Committee on ICT and Cybercrime, Sen. Abdulfatai Buhari (APC-Oyo North), has called for the introduction of death penalty for kidnapping and other violent crimes as a way of curbing the growing insecurity in the country. He decried the high rate of criminal activities in the country, especially kidnapping and killing […]

My predecessor spent N2.3bn on burial in five months – Bauchi gov

My predecessor spent N2.3bn on burial in five months – Bauchi gov

The Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has alleged that his predecessor, Mohammed Abubakar, spent N2.3bn to buy materials for burial in the state. But Abubakar has dismissed the allegation, describing it as laughable. The governor, who spoke through his spokesperson, Dr Ladan Salihu, in an interview with journalists in Bauchi, said the funds were spent […]

Failed Prophesy: Ebonyi Pastor Blames “Deceitful Spirit’’ for Prediction on Super Falcons

Failed Prophesy: Ebonyi Pastor Blames “Deceitful Spirit’’ for Prediction on Super Falcons

A Popular Ebonyi-based Pastor, Rev. Simeon Ononogbu, has blamed “deceitful” spirit for the failed prediction that the Super Falcons will reach the semi-finals of the FIFA Women World Cup in France. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that Ononogbu, a self-acclaimed forecaster, predicated in an interview that the Falcons would reach the semi-finals of […]

Daura Kidnapping: Forum Organises Prayer for Release of District Head

Daura Kidnapping: Forum Organises Prayer for Release of District Head

The Daura Emirate Social Media Forum, DESOMF, has organised a marathon prayer session seeking divine intervention on the plight of Musa Umar- Uba, the abducted District Head of the area. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that the prayer session was held at the famous Muhammmadu Bashar primary school, Daura on Sunday. Umar-Uba was […]

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