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Methodist Church Nigeria, Diocese of Onitsha, Eastern Gateway, has expressed worry over the state of the Nigerian nation, saying that something urgent should be done in the area of security, health, power, roads and employment, to save the nation from total collapse.
The leader of the Ohanaeze Women Organisation has denied claims reported in the media that she has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term.
Christians in Nigeria under the aegis of Christian Council of Nigeria, CCN, yesterday, accused the Federal Government of trivialising and playing down the violent activities of killer-herdsmen in Nigeria, by describing it as “conflicts between herdsmen and farmers.”
The first defendant, Mr Placidus, allegedly diverted funds received from Idemilli Micro Finance bank meant to be placed as fixed deposit to his personal accounts while claiming they were severally rolled over and presented forged fixed deposit certificates to cover his tracks.
Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, led Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors to the second term inauguration of Willie Obiano, governor of Anambra state, on Saturday.
The Chairman of Innoson Motors Nigeria Limited, Innocent Chukwuma, has again failed to appear in court for his arraignment at an Ikeja Special Offences Court.
An Awka High Court on Monday adjourned until May 7, the pre-trial conference in the sharing of late Sir Louis Odumegwu-Ojukwu’s estate.
Anambra State government has issued a 90-day ultimatum to Nkpikpa Residents, Landlords and Stakeholders Association to ensure that peace returned in the area or be disbanded.
Chief Ikechukwu Aduba, Chairman, Anambra Vigilance Supervisory Committee, has called the for integration of vigilance groups in the national security system for more effective security in the country.
Sixteen pro Biafra groups have met in the industrial town of Nnewi, the home town of the late Biafra leader, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, saying the only restructuring they would accept in Nigeria would be the recognition of the country’s six geo-political zones as federating units.
Abia Warriors expatriate coach Rafael Everton has finally departed for his native Brazil after he quit his post.
South East Elders’ Council yesterday said they will support President Muhammadu Buhari for the 2019 presidential election if he decides to run again.
The Biafra Independent Movement, BIM, has warned South East Governors against providing any land for the proposed Cattle Colony in any state of South East, saying it amounts to putting Biafrans Igbo under Fulani Herdsmen siege, and will therefore, resist any such move by the Governor of any Igbo State.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed four filling stations in Anambra for alleged diversion of fuel.
The Kaduna State Government has charged the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, also known as Shi’ites, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenah, and two others with various offences including murder of a soldier.
Bill Cosby was convicted Thursday of sexual assault by a US jury, which found him guilty of drugging and molesting a university employee 14 years ago in the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo era.
A Pakistani court has disqualified Foreign Minister Khwaja Muhammad Asif from holding public office on charges that he made omissions on a parliamentary wealth declaration, the latest blow to the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday won the hosting right for the 2018 African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA).
The Naira on Thursday appreciated marginally against the dollar at the investors’ window.
Former Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard is in contention for his first managerial post having made the short list for the role at Scottish giants Rangers, British media reported Thursday.
The Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company, KAEDCO, has been given four weeks ultimatum to comply and adhere strictly to the Nigeria Electricity Regulations Company, NERC, guidelines, the law that established them and business ethics to ensure stable power supply to its consumers.
The introduction of a national minimum wage of 20 rand (1.66 dollars) an hour in South Africa could be delayed by up to two months as parliament is yet to approve necessary draft legislation, a spokesman for the labour ministry said on Friday.
The Agricultural Transformation Agenda Support Programme Phase 1 (ATASP-1) of the African Development Bank and the Federal Government will collaborate to provide irrigation facilities, farm inputs and feeder roads in rural areas.
Niger Delta agitators, yesterday, urged the Nigerian Army, renowned worldwide for its professionalism, to use its expertise to deal with the militia causing carnage daily in the country, which President Muhammadu Buhari identified as mercenaries trained and armed by former Libyan leader, late Muammar Gaddafi.