Wednesday

Breaking: Court of Appeal upholds Akeredolu's releection

 

The Appeal court sitting in Akure has dismissed the appeal filed by the governorship candidate of the Peooles Democratic Party (PDP), Eyitayo Jegede against the reelection of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu

Courts resume! Operation across Nigeria

 


Judiciary workers back at work following suspension of strike

Courtrooms nationwide have resumed operations  following the suspension of the judicial workers strike.

Kebbi State APC Suspends Caretake Chairman, Two Other Executive Members

 


Appoint New Acting Chairman, Two others 

Governor Bagudu Endorses Action  Receives State Party Leadership 

The All Progressives Congress in Kebbi state has  suspended it's caretaker Chairman, Bala Sani Kangiwa and other three executives  members of the party following  the legal advised from the party legal adviser as a result of allegations level against the party executives. 

Breaking: Ondo NDLEA Command dies

 


Ondo state commander of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Haruna Gagara has died.

He died at the age of 59 after a brief illness.

A native of Plateau state, Mr. Gagara will be buried on Friday.

Tuesday

Issuance of Certificate: Wait for Ratification of Candidate by CEC, Umuojians Tell Anambra State Govt

 


  By Abuchi Onwumelu

Following the continued Igweship tussle in Umuoji ancient kingdom where two illustrious sons are laying claim to the traditional stool of the town, concerned indigenes of the community have prevailed on Governor Willie Obiano's led administration to allow the town to exhaust the processes provided by the constitution of the town before issuing certificate to any of contestants. 

Monday

APGA Clears Former CBN Governor Soludo, Disqualified 5 Others

 

The  All Progressive Grand Alliance APGA screening committee of prospective governorship aspirants, has cleared the Forme Central Bank of Nigeria Governor Charles Chukwuma Soludo and Three others to contest in the  June 23 party primary.

Sunday

I won’t drink water used to bath my late husband, widow cries out


Awka, June 13, 2021: A 34-year-old widow, Mrs Chioma Asomugha from Ubahuekem in Ihiala area of Anambra, has raised alarm that her in-laws were forcing her to drink water used in bathing her late husband’s corpse.

Essay Competition: IPAN to disburse over N200,000 to Igbo youths

 


By John Ndu

 Igbos for a Progressive Nigeria (IPAN) has announced an open easy  competition for all Igbos across the world to participate.

The Competition is part of the programmes  to commemorate IPAN one year anniversary.

Wednesday

Police arrest another ESN/IPOB native doctor

 


The Tactical teams of the Imo state Police Command has arrested a notorious native doctor who prepares charms for members of the proscribed Indigenous people of Biafra and eight others.

Emir of Ilorin reiterates arming the FRSC

 


The Emir of Ilorin, and Chairman of the Kwara State Council of Chiefs ,  His Royal Highness, Alhaji  (Dr.) Sulu Gambari, CFR , has reiterated the need for the Federal Government to arm officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps,  to defend themselves  against criminal elements, whenever on patrol.

Tuesday

UNIZIK Mass Communication Department marks 25 years

Holds maiden alumni homecoming

Department of Mass Communication Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, is set to mark her 25 years of existence as well as first alumni homecoming.

Monday

POLICE REPEL ATTACK ON IMO POLICE HEADQUARTERS



Police in Imo State have repelled an attack on its headquarters by unknown gunmen early hours of Sunday. 

The attempted attack is coming two months hoodlums attacked the same police headquarters and the State correctional centre in Owerri freeing over 1800 inmates and burnt vehicles.

20 DIE IN FATAL CAR CRASH ALONG ZARIA-KANO HIGHWAY

 

Not less than twenty person have been killed in accident along Zaria-Kano road.

This was confirmed in a statement issued by the Kaduna State commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan.

According to him, the fatal crash between a hummer bus belonging to Kano line and a private Toyota Rav4 SUV occurred in the afternoon on Saturday, fifth June 2021.

Ondo NMA laments mass resignation of members, claims 105 have resigned


The Nigerian M


edical Association, NMA, Ondo State Chapter has the alarm over  mass resignation of members from the state government’s workforce.

It claimed that 105 doctors  have left the state service in the last one year.

Sunday

Prophet T.B. Joshua Joins The Saints at 57, Church Confirms

 


Mr T.B. Joshua, founder of SCOAN, died few days to his 58th birthday.

The Synagogue Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) has issued the statement below to confirm the passage of its founder, the popular Prophet T.B. Joshua.

Born June 12, 1963, he was 57.

Saturday

Trailer laden with cows kills eight Anambra children hawking at Kwata Traffic junction

A  trailer on Friday rammed into hawkers at Kwata junction, Awka, Anambra State and reportedly killed about eight persons.

Eyewitness account revealed that Eight children hawking at the traffic point at Kwata junction flyover were killed by a lorry carrying cows.

Friday

Just in: Catholic Church bans Ejike Mbaka from Commenting on political matters

The Catholic Diocese of Enugu has banned Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, the Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministries Enugu Nigeria (AMEN), from commenting on partisan politics.

The Catholic church. also resolved that Mbaka  will no longer solely oversee the activities of the ministry as its spiritual director.

BREAKING; NIGERIAN FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SUSPENDS TWITTER OPERATION IN THE COUNTRY.


NIGERIAN FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SUSPENDS TWITTER OPERATION IN THE COUNTRY.

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, announced the suspension in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday, citing the persistent use of the platform for activities that are capable of undermining Nigeria’s corporate existence.

The Minister said the Federal Government has also directed the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to immediately commence the process of licensing all OTT and social media operations in Nigeria.



Sunday

Quality Healthcare System: Obiano Commissions Eldorado Multi-Specialist Hospital Intensive Care Unit

 


 By Abuchi Onwumelu

In his bid to ensure quality healthcare delivery for Ndi Anambra, the Executive Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano, last Weekend commissioned Eldorado Multi-Specialist Hospital's Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in Awka the Anambra State Capital. 

Saturday

NAU Awka announces resumption date

The senate of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University  Awka has approved June 14 for the resumption of 2020/2021 academic session in the university.

Wednesday

Govr. Nasir El-rufai fires 19 political appointees.



Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai has approved the sack of 19 political appointees as part of its ongoing rightsizing exercise.

South East Constitution Review Public Hearing On Submission of Memoranda

 


Part of the memoranda submitted by interest groups, civil society organisations, labour, right groups, traditional institutions, include the Gender National and sensitive advocacy, that  will afford equitable women representations in appointment and elective positions, with equitable women representation in each  seat per senatorial district, states and federal Constituencies as  measures to address the women marginalization in the nation's political space. 

South East Constitution Review Public Hearing

 


The South East  Zonal Public Hearing of the ongoing 1999 constitution amendment has kicked off in Enugu, the South East capital.

The chairman,  Constitution review committee Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, represented by Senator Ike Ekweremadu elucidated on the need why the Senate adopted the bottom.up approach to ensure the people would be able to make meaningful contributions to the constitutional exercise.

EFCC, Commercial Banks Officials Meet to Fight Fraud, Money Laundering, Terrorism Financing in Sokoro

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, says the commission is seeking an effective and robust collaboration with financial institutions aim at  checkmating illicit financial transaction, money laundering, terrorism financing and fraudulent activities 

Tuesday

Again Police confirm attack on Enugu police station, say four cops killed

At least four police officers have been reportedly killed during an attack on the Divisional Police Headquarters in Iwollo, Ezeagu Local Government Area of the Enugu state.

Monday

ABNORMAL TIMES REQUIRE TALENTED PEOPLE

 


In the words of Barrack Obama, 'These are not normal times'. With our Federal Reserves depleting and inflation rates continously surging up to an all time high, we need now more than ever someone who would look inwards and beyond the limits of already existing avenues to generate revenues that would continue the developmental strides APGA has brought to our dear State Anambra, in the last decade and more.

Sunday

Dr. Maduka the hope that Anambra needs to improve on her successes

 


Dr. Godwin Maduka, a frontline governorship aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Anambra State, has continually demonstrated an uncommon passion for the betterment of the people of the State.

Friday

Just In: VIDEO; Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Ibrahim Attahiru Dies in Air Crash

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Ibrahim Attahiru has died in an air crash today while on an official trip to Kaduna.  

 #Ashiwaju Media  gathered that he died with aides in the plane crash. 

Thursday

Governor Ayade DEFECTS to APC from PDP

Cross Rivers State Governor Ben Ayade has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Governor Ayade announced his decision on Thursday morning after a closed-door meeting with six APC governors and some members of the National Assembly who visited him at the Government House.

Monday

Group Protests Alleged Racketeering, Poor Service in NAUTH

A Civil Society group under the aegis of Advocates For Good Governance on Monday protested alleged poor service delivery at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH), Nnewi, Anambra.

Friday

Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila, not opposed to Restructuring, says Reps. Spokesman

 


The House of Representatives has described as misleading news reports that Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila was opposed to Southern Governors' call for restructuring of the country.

This is contained in a statement issued by its Spokesman,  Benjamin Kalu, on Friday. 

Police Arrest couple For Caging, Starving A Twelve Year Old Girl For Eight Months In Sokoto

 

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Sokoto state police command has arrested a couple for allegedly caging and starving a twelve year old girl in their care for eight months. 

The suspects who are living in Sokoto Cinema area in Sokoto north local government within the metropolis .


Sources close to the area say, the girl was caged and starved for about eight month by her aunty who hails from Akwa Ibom with the consent of her husband.


Neighbours in the area who  noticed the inhuman treatment of the girl reported the matter to Dadinkowa police station in the area.

A security source says, the woman a mother of three, claimed the victim is mentally ill, but a check at a medical facility prove otherwise.

According to the source, the case will be transferred to the state police headquarters and the suspects may  possibly be handed over  to NAPTIP for prosecution.

When contacted, the Sokoto state police command public relations Officer Assistant Superintendent of Police  Abubakar Sanusi confirmed the confirmed to our correspondent. 


He says the police have the suspects in custody and are investigating the matter and the general public will be briefed through the media of the next line of action on the matter.


End

Fire guts Enugu INEC office


The Enugu State Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Aliyu has ordered full scale investigation into the fire outbreak that gut Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Obollo-Afor office in Udenu local government area of the state.

INEC LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OFFICE IN ENUGU STATE SET ABLAZE



The spate of fire incidents involving the facilities of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in some States of the Federation has unfortunately persisted. This time around, it is Enugu State, where the Resident Electoral Commissioner for the State, Emeka Ononamadu, has reported that the INEC office in Udenu Local Government Area was set ablaze. 

Thursday

Ondo university student commits suicide

 


The management of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State says it will investigate the reason behind the death of one its students identified as Feranmi Fasunle.

Wednesday

SECURITY FORCES ARREST ANOTHER IPOB/ESN TERRORISTS' HENCHMAN

 


 The Second in Command to the neutralised IPOB/ESN Terrorist leader Ikonso, Awurum Eze, has been arrested by security operatives in Aba, Abia State. 


The 48 years old Awurum Eze, a native of Umoneke Nta, Isiala-Mbano LGA, Imo State, had on the 4th of May 2021 escaped when operatives of Intelligence Response Team (IRT) stormed his village house in Isiala Mbano where he was hiding. 

Boko Haram Demands 28 Million Naira For Release of 52 Kwapre community Members in Adamawa State

 


Boko Haram insurgents have demanded a N28m as ransom for the 52 members of Kwapre community in Hong local government in Adamawa State abducted a month ago in a deadly raid.

Tuesday

Southern Governors urge Buhari to address Nigerians

…insist on Federal character

…reiterate Southerner’s commitment to Nigeria’s unity



Worried by the rising rate of insecurity, Southern Governors, Tuesday, met in Asaba,  the Delta State capital and called on President Muhammadu Buhari to address the nation on the spate of insecurity in the country.

Breaking: Tipper drivers protest again in Ondo, block major roads



Tipper drivers have blocked major roads in Akure, the Ondo state capital.



They are protesting the burning of one of the trucks of their colleagues by commercial motorcyclists last Friday.

Just In: Mbaka finally bows to pressure, shuts Adoration Ministry

Enugu Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka has announced a shutdown of the Adoration Ministry for a period of one month.

Gunmen abduct pastor inside church in Ondo

 


Unknown gunmen have reportedly abducted a pastor of the Deeper Life Church at Irese, a town near in Akure south local government area of Ondo state.

Sunday

Insecurity: President Buhari set to address Nigerian Youths, second week of June- APC

Following the current security situation in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari, is set to address young Nigerians, second week of June, 2021.

PHOTO: Fears, as truck Fully laden with live bullets falls, spills content on the street of Onitsha



Onitsha residents are currently in fear, as a truck fully laden with cartons of live bullets fell into a ditch and spilled its content all around the street, in the cmercial city of Anambra state. 

VIDEOS: Police, Vigilante Rescue Kidnap victims In Edo, Dislodge Abductors.

 

A combined team of security operatives in Edo State have rescued thirteen persons from  kidnappers den in Ahor axis of Aduwawa Bypass, along Benin-Auchi Expressway, in Uhunmwonde Local Government Area of the  State.

Friday

Umuoji Patriotic indigenes Warn Boniface Ukatu to Stop Terrorising Indigenes of Umuoji Using false Relationship With Inspector General of Police

..Refutes False Allegations Against Hon. Barr  Mrs  Vera Queen Okonkwo, PG

A group under the aegis of Umuoji Patriotic Citizens, has issued a strong warning to Mr. Boniface Ukatu of Umuobia Village Umuoji, in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State to desist forthwith from harassing and intimidating the indigenes of the community, using false relationship with the Inspector General of Police (IGP).  

Thursday

President Buhari removes Hadiza Bala Usman as NPA chief, names Mohammed Koko as replacement


Director General of the NPA, Hadiza Bala-Usman.
Director General of the NPA, Hadiza Bala-Usm
resident Muhammadu Buhari had suspended Hadiza Bala Usman as the managing director of the 
Nigerian Ports Authority, sources told Peoples Gazette. 


President Muhammadu Buhari had suspended Hadiza Bala Usman as the managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, sources told Peoples Gazette.

Ms Usman was replaced by Mohammed Koko, the director of finance. 

Wednesday

HON. IFEANYI IBEZI COMES TO THE AID OF THE PHYSICALLY ABUSED OGIDI WOMAN

 


Hon. (Dr.) Ifeanyichukwu Ibezi, the former lawmaker, who once represented Idemili North and South Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, has come to the aid of Mrs. Christiana Albert Okoye of Uru-Ogidi, in Idemili North Local Government Area, who was recently physically assaulted. 

Tuesday

ADC VOWS TO WIN NOVEMBER 6th ANAMBRA GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION

 African Democratic Congress, ADC Moves to Take Over Anambra State Government Pledges To make Anambra State The Economic Hub Of Nigeria& Africa As It Launches It's Governoship Campaign Project 

Monday

I took three contractors to Buhari, Mbaka admits

The  Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry Enugu Nigeria, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, says he led three contractors to the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), with a view to proffer solutions to the security challenges in the country.

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