Okorocha, Ambode, Ikpeazu: put nation above ethnic, religious sentiments

Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha, Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and their Abia State counterpart, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, have enjoined Nigerians to put the unity of the country above ethnic, political and religious sentiments.
The Imo governor appealed to ethnic and separatist groups to jettison all quest for sovereignty and come together to build a progressive and united nation.
Okorocha, in his goodwill massage to Nigerians by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Sam Onwuemeodo, noted that “for Nigeria to have remained one indivisible nation for 55 years despite the challenges that have been confronting it as a multi-ethnic nation does not only deserves to be celebrated but also calls for thanksgiving to God Almighty”.

Obiano Releases 25 Prisoners ...Calls for Sober Reflection on Nigerian's Independencea

By Abuchi Onwumelu
Anambra state Governor, Chief Wiilie Obiano has enjoined Nigerians to reflect soberly at the country’s 55 years of nationhood.

Obiano in an address to mark Nigeria’s 55 years of Independence in Awka today said the sober reflection became necessary given that at independence, the country’s founding fathers dreamt of a country whose greatness would finally announce to the free world the rise of a super power in black Africa.


Clergy Sues For Sincere Fight Against Corruption & Call For Stable Power Supply

The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev. Paulinous Eze Okafor has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to prioritize  the  fixing  of the national power supply and adopt sincere onslaught against corruption as the  ban of any meaning economic development.
He stated this at a media briefing to mark this year Nigeria 55th independence anniversary, said nation development would not be complete without adequate power supply and virile political will to fight corruption.


SARS Anambra Parrades 10 Kidnap Suspects Recovers Bus, Motorcycle, 750 Rounds of AK-47 Live Ammunitions

Anambra state police command has paraded 10 suspected kidnapers and armed robbers arrested from different locations of the state for the month of September.
Addressing journalists in Akwuzu, Anambra state, the Anambra state public relation officer, Mr. Alli Ugochukwu assured resident of the state of the command resolve to ensure they enjoy the ember period devoid of crime or criminal activities.


 The Nigerian Army has clarified that it did not accuse Borno Elders of sponsoring Boko Haram but rather some indigenes of the state of planning to prolong the group led terrorism in the North East.
The Director of Army Public Relations (DAPR), Col. Sani Usman, who made this clarification yesterday, disclosed that they did not refer to the elders in their statement.
Usman said that “the attention of the Nigerian Army has been drawn to observations and concerns by well meaning Nigerians especially the Borno Elders Leaders of Thought (BELT) about the misinterpretation of the warning.”


 President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the stoppage of special allowance for security personnel in the Presidential Villa, investigations by The Punch have revealed.
Before now, all security personnel posted to the Villa were being paid what is known as Risk and Hazard Allowance.
However, since his assumption of office, President Buhari was said to have refused to pay the money to them.
During the last regime, our correspondents gathered that senior security officers covering the Villa were said to have been collecting between N75,000 and N50,000 while their junior ones received between N30,000 and N25,000 on a monthly basis.


The people of Taraba State are in deep shock following the demise of one of the First Class chiefs in the state, the Kpanti Zing His Royal Highness, Muhammad Samba Abbas who died with two of his wives in the hajj tragedy in Mina, Saudi Arabia, which claimed hundreds of pilgrims from different nations.
Two Appeal Court justices, one of whom was the brother of former INEC chairman, Professor Attahiru Jega, Justice Abubakar Abdulkadir Jega, were confirmed dead by Nigerian judicial authorities at the weekend.
Jega was the presiding justice of Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal.
His remains had been reportedly identified at the mortuary in Saudi Arabia as one the five missing pilgrims from Kebbi State.

Tragedy Associated With Kidnapping And Result On Society

 The situation is horrify¬ing, even as some of the cases are frightening. From the Niger Delta region where the monster seems to have emerged and the South East where it is now a thriving in¬dustry, to the West and Northern parts of the country, Kidnapping for ransom has spread across the length and breadth of Nigeria, like a maddening fire and threaten¬ing to consume the soul of the country.
No day passes without stories of kidnapped Nigerians stirring the airwaves. No one is spared:

Read What APC Intend To Lose To PDPD Should Saraki Fail Anti-Graft Litigation

 Senators elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are intensifying efforts to take over the senate should Senate President Bukola Saraki fail to survive his ongoing legal battles, which they view as power play among contending forces within the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).  got wind of the plot from some of the Senators, who have been meeting over the development in the senate and the travails of Senator Saraki.
Saraki, whose emergence as Senate President was as a result of the overwhelming support given to him by PDP senators despite his party’s opposition to his aspiration for the topmost position in the senate, is currently facing a 13-count charge of alleged false declaration of assets at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.


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