Ipob members force Anambra's Governor Willie Obiano to flee from church service

ANAMBRA State governor Willie Obiano had to flee from church yesterday after being confronted by Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) supporters who challenged him over plans to hold elections in the state come November 18.

 

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John Fahsanu detained in Abuja for two days over his involvement in Abuja land scam

FORMER Super Eagles ambassador and English Premier League star John Fashanu was locked up for two days in an Abuja prison over his alleged involvement in a land-related scam that involved the exchange of millions of naira.

 

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Corpses of 48 soldiers and civilians killed in latest Boko Haram raid brought to Maiduguri

SECURITY forces on Borno State have brought the 48 corpses of those recent killed in a Boko Haram attack during an ambush in Magmueri Local Government Area to the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH).

 

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Police reveal that 20 of the kidnappers were shot during rescue mission to release six Epe students

SECURITY officials who rescued the six abducted students of the Lagos Model College in Epe have revealed that 20 of their kidnappers were killed during the battle to free them while eight policemen and four civilian volunteers sustained injuries in the gunfight.

 

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Diezani furious with her associates for attracting attention to them with their ostentatious display of wealth

FORMER petroleum minister Diezani Alison-Madueke has lashed out at her associates Kola Aluko and Jide Omokore for bringing the spotlight on her with their ostentatious lifestyles that have attracted the attention of anti-graft authorities.

 

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Northern governors and traditional rulers vow to protect Igbos living within their domains

GOVERNORS of the 19 states across northern Nigeria and a host of traditional rulers have vowed to protect the lives and property of Igbos living within their domains come the October 1 deadline given to them to quit the region.

 

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Imo businessman arrested over trafficking of girls from Ghana for onward delivery to Saudi Arabia

IMO State businessman Bernard James has been arrested for allegedly belonging to a syndicate that traffics girls to Saudi Arabia after investigations revealed that he was in the habit of recruiting young females from Ghana.

 

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Indonesian ombudsman says rights of executed Nigerian drug pusher were violated

INDONESIA'S legal ombudsman has unearthed evidence of human rights violations concerning the execution of Nigerian drug convict Humphrey Ejike Jefferson in 2016 after it emerged he was executed before his appeal process had been concluded.

 

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Osinbajo orders heads of the army and air force to relocate their headquarters to Maiduguri

ACTING president Professor Yemi Osinbajo has order the heads of the Nigerian Army and the Nigerian Air Force to relocate to the Borno State capital Maiduguri immediately in response to a recent Boko Haram attack.

 

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Non-league clubside Wednesfield names a stand at its ground after Super Eagles keeper Carl Ikeme

ENGLISH non-league clubside Wednesfield FC has formally inaugurated a Carl Ikeme Stand in solidarity with Super Eagles goalkeeper Carl Ikeme who is battling against cancer of the blood otherwise known as leukaemia.

 

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