Nigerian Army hands over 983 Boko Haram suspects to Borno government after they are cleared

NIGERIAN Army commanders have handed over 983 Boko Haram suspects to the Borno State government after they were cleared of having any links with the terrorist sect and deemed safe to live within society.

 

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Governor Umahi appoints 513 fresh aides in Ebonyi State in addition to the existing 4,000

GOVERNOR David Umahi of Ebonyi State has approved the appointment of 513 additional aides to serve as his technical assistants in an unprecedented move that is likely to make his administration the most bloated in Nigeria.

 

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London to Abuja BA flight returns to Heathrow after losing one of its engines in mid air

PASSENGERS aboard a British Airways flight from London to Abuja avoided an aviation disaster yesterday as their plane developed a technical problem after take-off losing one of its engines forcing it to return to Heathrow Airport.

 

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Leicester City plan to put Iheanacho up for sale during the January transfer window

LEICESTER City have decided to put Nigerian striker Kelechi Iheanacho up for sale during the forthcoming January transfer window as part of a planned clearout of non-performing players in a bid to reduce its wage bill.

 

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Female politicians contemplate forming Women's Democratic Party ahead of 2023 elections

SEVERAL senior Nigerian female politicians are contemplating floating a Women's Democratic Party (WDP) to give them an opportunity to stand for all elective offices in the 2023 general elections.

 

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Anioma People’s Declaration 2020

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) We, the Anioma people declare that if granted our state in 2020, we shall generate enough electricity to power the whole of Nigeria by 2030. We shall build hydro-electric power plants at Uguozala, Ebu, Illah, Asaba, Onitsha, Nzam and Atani on the banks of the River Niger that will generate at least 50,000MW of electricity

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Health ministers promises that Nigeria will eliminate the HIV/Aids scourge by 2030

HEALTH minister Dr Osagie Ehanire has promised that Nigeria will be free of the HIV/Aids virus by the year 2030 in line with the joint United Nations programme which aims to end the scourge globally by then.

 

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Former Zamfara governor laments the fact that he is owed allowance and pension arrears of over N30m

FORMER Zamfara State governor Abdulaziz Yari has asked his successor Governor Bello Matawalle to pay him his three-month upkeep allowance arrears which currently totals about N30m ($82,500) as well as his annual pension which is equal to a governor's salary.

 

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Rohr begins monitoring local league as part of the conditions of his new contract

SUPER Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has begun watching matches Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) matches as part of the new conditions he has agreed with the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) if his contract is to be extended.

 

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Massob accuses Nigerian government of being behind Allen Onyema's travails

IGBO secessionist group the Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (Massob) has accused Nigeria's federal government of being behind the recent travails of Air Peace chairman Allen Onyema who has been declared wanted in the US for money laundering.

 

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