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The Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji, MNSE, has condemned the killing of Mr Chimaobi Nwaogu, a commercial tricycle operator in Aba, by one Corporal Ajayi, for allegedly refusing to part with N100 bribe at a military checkpoint in Ohanze, describing it as “tyranny of the gun by some bad eggs among security agencies paid with taxpayers money to protect lives and property of the citizens”, saying, “such barbaric acts are not welcome in a peaceful State like Abia”.
Following the lingering crisis between Isu community in Arochukwu council area of Abia State and their Utuma neighbours in Cross River State, National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has assured internally-displaced persons, IDPs, in the community that the Federal Government will provide relief materials to ameliorate their sufferings.
Residents of Aba in Abia on Thursday complied with the sit-at-home directive, issued by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) group.
he Abia State Commissioner of Police, CP, Ene Okon, has called on residents and visitors to the state to ignore that May 30th sit-at-home directives in the state by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
Mr Ene Okon, the Commissioner of Police in Abia, said the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has deployed his Special Technical Squad to assist the Abia command in the fight against kidnapping.
Benue State Police Command, on Wednesday, said it had arrested a traditional ruler in Ugboji community, in Edikwu district of Apa Local Government Area of Benue State, Chief Adanu Simon, over a land dispute that claimed two people’s lives.
With the commencement of political campaigns ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Benue State Police Command has said that it would not allow weapons such as knives, guns and the likes on campaign grounds.
The Police in Benue State on Friday warned residents in all parts of the state to desist from thuggery, vote buying/selling and other forms of social ills capable of disrupting peaceful coexistence as the 2019 elections draws closer.
The police in Benue State have gunned down a suspected armed robber in Tse Pevkyaa, Ngban village in Guma Local Government Area of the state.
Cult clashes between rival cult groups have claimed the lives of two students of the Benue State University (BSU) in the last few days, in Makurdi, the Benue State capital.
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The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, has claimed more people have been killed under the Muhammadu Buhari government than during the 1970 civil war.
The alleged kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Bala Wadume, was living in a house he bought in Kano months ago before he was tracked down on Monday, his neighbours told newsmen yesterday.
Returning Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffery Onyeama, says he will focus attention on ensuring the security of Nigerians living abroad and attracting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to the country.g
Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum yesterday swore in 22 commissioners as well as seven special advisers and a deputy chief of staff in the Office of the Deputy Governor.
Governors from the southeast states have warned Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra, over his threats to attack them and other southeast leaders abroad.
Team Nigeria’s search for first medal at the 12th African Games continues today as six Taekwondists and two boxers will be in action in Rabat.
Femi Falana asks federal government to provide treatment for Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, wife without further...
Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), the lawyer to Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat, has called the Federal Government to provide an alternative and adequate treatment of the couple in Nigeria and that he would file a fresh application for El-Zakzaky and his wife to be re-flown abroad for treatment if.
South-east governors have issued a stern warning to Nnamdi Kanu, self-exiled leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), over his threats to attack them and other South-east leaders who travel abroad.
Oyo State Government has expressed its readiness to put into use the World Bank assisted Better Education Service Delivery for All, BESDA, take-off grant, towards educating about 170, 536 out-of-school children in 23 local government areas and ensure their retention in schools.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has commenced the process towards declaring Nigeria certification a polio- free country.