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Gunmen invade Enugu APC meeting, kill two chieftains and abduct one

Venue of Enugu state chapter of the All Progressives Congress reconciliation meeting, was on Tuesday evening,  January 18, reportedly invaded by gunmen numbering about seven. Two chieftains were allegedly killed during the attack at the party office at Ward III Obeagu Awkunanaw, Enugu South Local Government Area. A chieftain was abducted, while another was left with…

There is a N2.5 billion beef market in the southwest every day and that is the bedrock of poverty in the region – Akeredolu

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has asked people in the South-West region to use chickens as meat in their foods instead of losing money to beef every day. The Governor who backed President Buhari on people growing what they eat, claimed that there is a N2.5 billion beef market in the southwest every day. At a meeting…

Sylvester Oromoni: We will not fold our arms and allow you threaten the peace in the state – Lagos Police Commissioner warns protesting Ijaw Youths council and others, ask them to go to court

The Lagos state Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has warned members of the Ijaw Youth Council and other aggrieved Nigerians against protesting over the outcome of the investigation into the death of Dowen college student, Sylvester Oromoni. Recall that on Thursday, January 6, members of the IYC staged a protest in front of Dowen college. They…

Black soot: Governor Nyesom Wike orders arrest of illegal refinery operators

Governor Nyesom Wike has ordered the arrest of illegal refinery operators. The Governor gave the order at the Rivers Police Command dinner and award night at the Police Officers Mess, Old Government Residential Area, Port Harcourt. He asked the Commissioner of Police to collaborate with other security agencies, council chairmen and traditional rulers to arrest…

Declare Miyetti Allah as terrorist organisation – Governor Ortom tells FG

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has asked the federal government to declare the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) as a terrorist organisation”. In a statement released hours after the federal government gazetted an order designating bandits as terrorists, Ortom alleged that the organisation had vowed to “cause havoc” in Benue because of the anti-grazing laws. The statement read; …

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