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BREAKING: Gov El-Rufai Sacks 99 Political Appointees

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Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El Rufai has sacked over 90 of his political appointees. El-Rufai said his administration will reduce the size of civil servants in the state but maintained that government appointees will go first. The Governor stated this at a media chat with journalists in Kaduna on Thursday night, explaining that the disengaged political appointees constitute 30% of political...

Nine Pastors Arrested For Holding Church Services

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Nine pastors have been arrested for holding church services in Bayelsa State despite the lockdown order to curb Coronavirus pandemic. ABN TV reports that the Pastors were arrested on Sunday, May 3, by the Bayelsa State Task Force on COVID-19 They included P. B. Barima of the Methodist Church, Obogoro, Timi Aaron of Believers Love World, Akenfa, Adaba Glory of Saint...

I’ve Been A Liverpool Fan Since Childhood – Nnamdi Kanu Tells Court After Denying Him Bail

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Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Wednesday, informed a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja that he has been a fan of Liverpool Football Club since childhood. Kanu disclosed this when Justice Binta Nyako jokingly asked...

NUJ, I-CSPJ Worried Over Invasion Of ABN TV Studio By Police Personnel During Live Programme

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Abia State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), yesterday, condemned the invasion of the office/ studio of the Umuahia (Abia State) based online ABN TV/Radio, on Tuesday, to arrest a guest, Udensi Donald, during a live programme by police officers. The council’s condemnation was sequel to the report made to it by the ABN TV/Radio management, who also...

BREAKING: Biafra Must Come — Chiwetalu Agu [VIDEO]

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Veteran Nollywood Actor, Chiwetalu Agu has said that despite the resistance of the Federal Government of Nigeria, Biafra must become an Independent nation. The legendary screen god made this submission at his residence in Enugu State during an interview session with BBC News Igbo which was broadcasted live on Facebook. https://youtu.be/0nXXYp2D0GU Mr Agu during the interview that lasted for almost 2 hours...

Gov Ortom To Release N80 Million For Erosion Control In Makurdi

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Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has directed the State Ministry of Water Resources and Environment to immediately begin reconstruction of streets ravaged by gully erosion, as part of the solution to ecological challenges confronting the State. Parts of Makurdi the state capital, particularly Wadata, North Bank annually witness flooding leading to loss of lives and properties. The Governor, who gave...

N500m: Widow Of Vendor Killed By Gbajabiamila’s Aide Disowns Family

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Josephine Okereke, the wife of the newspaper vendor shot and killed by a Department of State Services operatives attached to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has disowned her husband’s family over their demand for N500m compensation. Josephine spoke at a press conference in Abuja on Thursday. The family of Ifeanyichukwu Okereke had written to Gbajabiamila, demanding N500m. Lawyer to...

Over 25,000 Persons Missing In Nigeria, 14,000 Children Inclusive — Report

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Over 25,000 Persons Missing In Nigeria, 14,000 Children Inclusive — Report

As the world marks the international day of disappeared persons, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in a recent report has said that 64,000 cases of disappeared persons have been reported across Africa. According to the committee, Nigeria alone accounts for 25,000 missing persons, out of which 14,000 or more than half of the missing are children. ICRC also...

Nnamdi Kanu’s Facebook Page Shut Down

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The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Thursday said the Facebook page of its leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has been shut down. The group’s Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, in a statement, alleged that the action was taken by Facebook Nigeria who, it said viewed the page as a platform to exposing the ills in government. It warned that Biafra...

2023 Election: Atiku Abubakar Predicts APC’s Downfall

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2023 Election: Atiku Abubakar Predicts APC’s Downfall

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has predicted the collapse of the All Progressives Congress after the 2023 general elections. Atiku said this during the inauguration of the PDP Youth Campaign Council, in Abuja, on Thursday. The PDP candidate said, “To be honest PDP is the only political party, APC is not a political party, it is...

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