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Uzodinma ignores IPOB’s threat, says Imo ready to receive Buhari

Imo state governor, Hope Uzodinma, has ignored the threat by the Indigenous People of Biafra warning President Muhammadu Buhari against visiting Imo. IPOB’s Director of Socials, Chika Edoziem, on Monday evening in a broadcast had said; “Nigeria’s president is not welcome in Imo State, Biafra Land on Thursday, September 9,[Read More…]

You’re not welcome in Imo, IPOB threatens Buhari

The proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is not welcome in Imo state following his scheduled visit for Thursday. This was contained in a broadcast by IPOB’s Director of Socials, Chika Edoziem, on Monday evening. Edoziem in the broadcast also warned all traditional rulers[Read More…]

Court again orders DSS not to arrest Sunday Igboho, adjourns N500bn suit till September 17

An Oyo State High Court has again ordered the extension of the injunction order barring the Attorney General of the Federation, the Department of State Service (DSS) and their agents from arresting Yoruba nation agitator, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho. Justice Oladiran Akintola stated this while adjourning[Read More…]

Nnamdi Kanu is cursed beyond redemption — Ex-IPOB deputy leader, Uche Mefor

Uche Okafor-Mefor, a former deputy leader of the proscribed group, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has claimed the embattled leader of the group, Nnamdi Kanu, is “cursed”. Mefor stated this in a post on his Facebook page. The post reads in full; “In fullness of time, humanity shall recognise[Read More…]

Nedu’s ex-wife narrates story of her son’s paternity

Uzoamaka Ohiri, the ex-wife of popular On Air Personality (OAP), Nedu Wazobiafm, has responded to the allegation of infidelity levelled against him by the OAP. Trouble started earlier in the week when Ohiri took to her Instagram page to narrate how the OAP allegedly beat her up “while your mother[Read More…]

Delta Polytechnic Registrar, Umukoro, Dies Aged 55

The Registrar of the Delta State Polytechnic (DESPO), Oghara, Mr Lawrence Mudiaga Umukoro, is dead. According to reports, 55-year-old Umukoro gave up the ghost at a Sapele Hospital where he was receiving treatment late Saturday evening. He was said to have been briefly sick before his sad demise having reported[Read More…]

Bandits again strike in Katsina, kidnap former NBC director, teenage daughter

Bandits have launched a fresh attack in Katsina Monday night by raiding Bakori Housing Units and abduct a former NBC director, Alhaji Ahmed Abdulkadir along with his 15-year-old daughter. This development is coming barely 24 hours after it was reported that gunmen suspected to be bandits kidnapped family members of[Read More…]

Niger seals 8 banks over N456m tax debt, warns others

Niger State Internal Revenue Service has closed the branches of eight banks and three other organisations over N456.7m tax debt. This was disclosed by the chairman of the service, Mohammed Madami Etsu, in Minna, the capital of Niger State. He said the exercise was carried out in line with the provisions[Read More…]

Lagos releases resumption schedule for 2021/2022 academic session

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday announced resumption guidelines for 2021 to 2022 academic session for public and private schools across the State. This resumption schedule was contained in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo. According to the statement, schools are expected to resume on[Read More…]

Who is Ifedayo Adetifa, newly appointed NCDC DG? See profile

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday announced the confirmation of the appointment of Ifedayo Adetifa as the director-general of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). This is following the resignation of Chikwe Ihekweazu after his appointment as the World Health Organisation, WHO’s assistant director-general of Health Emergency Intelligence. According to a[Read More…]