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Against the backdrop of attacks by suspected cultists and criminal elements, particularly escapee and jailed criminals who escaped from two Prisons facilities in Benin and Oko, the Inspector General of Police has ordered the deployment of Five (5) Mobile Police Units in Edo state.
An Igbo group under the aegis of Conference of Igbo Youth Professionals Worldwide has accused the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu of using his foreign citizenship to instigate crisis for Igbo indigenes living in Nigeria.
The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders’ Forum (SMBLF) yesterday demanded the release of all #EndSARS protesters being detained across the country or that they should be charged to court without any further delay.
The Muslim Rights Concern has raised the alarm over the alleged burning of mosques in the South East following the #EndSARS protest.
Former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Obong Victor Attah, expressed dismay that the Panel report of a presidential panel on SARS reforms set up in 2018 by the federal government which recommended the sacking of 37 police officers, and the prosecution of 24 others were not implemented.
The poem quoted above: “The Second Coming” by Irish poet William Butler Yeats (1919) is probably one of the most adapted and quoted poems in world literature, and in politics and culture, to describe moments of anxiety, uncertainty and a seeming “slouching towards” chaos and anarchy in any community.
Thirteen members of the House of Lords, United Kingdom, have expressed concern over the killings by Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East and Fulani herdsmen in the Middle Belt region.
The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 22nd September 2020, presented ten thousand hospital beds, under the Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme (IPEP), to be distributed to hospitals across the country.
Okwesilieze Nwodo: Igbo elites have turned down Nnamdi Kanu’s rhetoric’s to achieve restructured Nigeria
The former National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Dr. Okwesilieze Nwodo, yesterday, said Igbo elites have been trying to tune down the rhetorics of Nnamdi Kanu to achieve a restructured Nigeria.
Dissatisfied that security agencies cannot protect Christians from the raging killings in Southern Kaduna and many parts of the country, the National Christian Elders Forum, NCEF, has urged Christians to defend themselves and avert certain death in the hands of “jihadists.”
Over 30 prominent Nigerian activists, academics, and other professionals, have launched a new political movement ahead of the 2023 general elections.
President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, John Nwodo, elder statesman and Afenifere leader, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, and former Governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, have described Nigeria’s constitution as illegal.
Southern and Middle-Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) has called on the Federal Government to publicly declare the invasion of the South and Middle-Belt by teenagers, including Almajiris from far North, in spite of the ban on interstate movements imposed by President Muhammadu Buhari as illegal and direct the security agencies to immediately flush them out and ensure that they do not return.
Southern Leaders and Middle Belt Forum, comprising Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), Ohaneze Ndigbo, Afenifere and Middle Belt, has said that anyone opposed to restructuring in Nigeria is an enemy of the country.
The Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) has expressed concern over Nigeria’s worsening debt crisis, saying the Federal Government should stop engaging in reckless borrowings.
The Middle Belt Forum, MBF, has condemned in strong terms the renewed killings of innocent people and wanton destruction of property in some parts of Benue State by Fulani herdsmen.
Unknown gunmen in the early hours of Wednesday abducted Israel Inyanabor, a councillor representing Ewohimi Ward One in Esan South-East Local Government Area of Edo State.
India Police spokesman, Hirendra Chaudhary, said the 38-year-old victim was kidnapped on Tuesday by the brothers, assaulted and made to walk 45 minutes around the western town of Khambhaliya with no clothes on.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved N117.6 billion for the rehabilitation of some major roads across Nigeria.
On Wednesday, the Senate Commerce Committee voted to advance the nomination of Nathan Simington, a Republican in favor of greater government oversight of speech on the internet, to the Federal Communications Commission. Simington’s nomination now awaits a floor vote for final approval.
British race driver, George Russell, will take Lewis Hamilton’s place at Mercedes for this weekend’s Sakhir Grand Prix after the seven-time champion tested positive for coronavirus.
The Bishop of Amichi Diocese, Anglican Communion, Bishop Ephraim Okechukwu Ikeakor, has described the Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, Mr. Peter Obi, as one who has remained supportive to the growth and development of College of Nursing Sciences, Diocesan Hospital, Amichi, Enugu State.
Cardi-B says she is sorry after hosting a large thanksgiving gathering at her home despite warnings following the deadly coronavirus pandemic.
Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti believes Alex Iwobi needs more confidence to play in the wingback position for Everton.
Nantes manager Christian Gourcuff has revealed Moses Simon has returned from a thigh muscle strain ahead of their Ligue 1 game against Marseille on Saturday.
The Federal Government on Tuesday expressed optimism that COVID-19 would soon be a thing of the past in Nigeria as two vaccines under trial have more than 90 per cent efficacy to end the disease.