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Malpractice: ECOWAS Speaker suspends staff recruitment, begins probe

Malpractice: ECOWAS Speaker suspends staff recruitment, begins probe

Speaker of the Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States, Dr Sidie Tunis, has directed the immediate suspension of staff recruitment. He has subsequently set up a panel to investigate alleged malpractices in the recruitment process. Tunis gave the directive in a statement issued by the parliament’s Communications Division. The suspension follows allegations...

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No Biafran govt in exile — IPoB

No Biafran govt in exile — IPoB

THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPoB, yesterday, described the purported Biafra Government in exile as a ruse that should be ignored. IPOB also said that the group, as led by Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has not set up any government in exile and, therefore, dissociated itself completely from the purported government, saying that IPoB has legitimate...

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Bandits kill three, abduct scores in Taraba

Bandits kill three, abduct scores in Taraba

Bandits on Sunday night attacked and killed three persons while scores were reportedly abducted by the attackers in Bali town, the headquarters of Bali Local Government Area of Taraba State. Several sources in Bali told our correspondent on the phone that the attackers who rode on motorcycles attacked and killed a personnel of Taraba Marshall...

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BBNaija: Major actions that led to Beauty’s disqualification

BBNaija: Major actions that led to Beauty’s disqualification

On Sunday evening, big brother housemate, Beauty Tukura, was disqualified from the reality show for fighting fellow housemate Groovy over claims he danced with Chomzy on Saturday during the house party. Her disqualification came after she was issued a double strike less than an hour before Sunday’s live eviction show. Beauty was also disqualified for...

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insecurity: ohanaeze ndigbo condemns buhari’s blame on south easterners over killing on their region

insecurity: ohanaeze ndigbo condemns buhari’s blame on south easterners over killing on their region

The attention of the apex socio-cultural igbo group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide led by Ambassador Professor George Obiozor has been drawn to the statement that made various headlines where “President Muhammadu Buhari Flays Killings in the South East”. In a press statement made by available to journalists by Chiedozie Alex Ogbonnia, the National Publicity Secretary, he...

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Police raid terrorists’ hideout in Katsina, rescue six kidnapped victims 

Police raid terrorists’ hideout in Katsina, rescue six kidnapped victims 

Operatives of the Katsina State Police Command have rescued six kidnapped victims in Tandama village in Danja Local Government Area of the state.  Spokesperson of the command, SP Gambo Isah, who disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, August 7, said the police, based on credible intelligence, raided a terrorists’ hideout at Unguwar Dako on...

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Insecurity has reached the stage that APC senators can no longer come out to defend the president – Senator Jev 

Insecurity has reached the stage that APC senators can no longer come out to defend the president – Senator Jev 

Lawmaker representing the Benue North-West senatorial district, Senator Orker Jev has commented on the six-week ultimatum given to President Muhammadu Buhari by senators in the country, to tackle insecurity in the country and other issues.  Speaking in an interview with journalist Jev said insecurity has reached the stage that the APC senators can no longer come out...

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Boko Haram commander Alhaji Modu and 27 others killed in Borno 

Boko Haram commander Alhaji Modu and 27 others killed in Borno 

Another Boko Haram commander has been killed along with 27 other terrorrists by troops of the Operation Hadin Kai Air Task Force ATF, in Borno State. Alhaji Modu, popularly referred to as Bem Bem, and 27 of his gang members were killed during a military airstrike around Mandara mountains in Gwoza Local Government Area of...