Southeast: Residents Ignore Govt Directive, Obey IPOB’s Sit-At-Home Order

Streets and marketplaces in the South-East states were deserted on Monday owing to the “Sit at Home” order issued by IPOB leaders in commemoration of the anniversary of the Biafra war. The different southeast governors and the police had issued different statements, assuring the residents to go about their lawful businesses and promised maximum security

Breaking: Omoyele Sowore shot by Police in Abuja

Ex-Presidential Candidate of African Action Congress (AAC) and Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, has been reportedly shot by a female police officer in Abuja on Monday morning. Photo: Omoyele Sowore The publisher who was shot on a live Facebook video is currently being rushed to the hospital. Starnews Nigeria reports that the incident took

By |2021-05-31T17:21:54+01:00May 31st, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

Breaking news…. Former presidential aide Ahmed Gulak has been killed in Owerri, Imo state

  He was reportedly ambushed and shot early hours of Sunday morning enroute the Sam Mbakwe airport after concluding a visit to the state Sources who preferred not to be named said he was scheduled to board the 8:30am flight to Abuja when the incident happened Gulak was a special adviser on political matters to

Constitution Review: Uproar in Akure as Senators clash

There was uproar on Thursday at the South West Zonal Public Hearing of the review of the 1999 Constitution in Akure, the Ondo State Capital as Senator Opeyemi Bamidele described comments by his colleague, Senator Nicholas Tofowomo as ‘views of a member of the opposition party’. Starnews Nigeria reports that Senator Tofowomo had lamented the

By |2021-05-31T10:21:39+01:00May 28th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

Troops in North-east jubilate as Yahaya emerges new army Chief

The announcement of Maj. Gen. Faruk Yahaya as the new chief of army staff (COAS) yesterday drew pulsating jubilations at the headquarters of Operations Hadin Kai in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. Troops of the theatre command of the war against the insurgency in the North-east jumped for joy as they were told of the

INEC Recounts losses over serial attacks on offices

*Continuous attacks will undermine democracy and destabilise the country - INEC Chair *Says 11 offices, 13 vehicles, 429 generators, others have been lost to attacks Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, warned that a disruption to the electoral process would undermine Nigerian democracy and destabilise the country. Yakubu made this known at an

By |2021-05-27T19:17:50+01:00May 27th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

I will flog hell out of you, Wike replies Babangida Aliyu

Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, has threatened to "flog" former Governor of Niger state, Babangida Aliyu for calling him a dictator. Aliyu had in an interview last weekend, allegedly said a certain “dictator in Rivers State” was behind the travails of the PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus, because of a “personal ambition to either become

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Buhari appoints Farouk Yahaya new Chief of Army Staff

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has appointed Major-General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff. This was contained in a statement on Thursday by the military spokesperson, Brigadier-General Onyema Nwachukwu. In April 2020, he was named theatre commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, the military’s campaign in the North-East, recently renamed Operation

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Gov Masari says open grazing should be discontinued

*Faults Presidency, says open grazing is unIslamic *Declares total support for devolution of power Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, has opposed open grazing of cattle, saying it should be discontinued. Masari, in an interview with journalists in Katsina on Tuesday evening, described open grazing as un-Islamic. Open grazing has been generating controversy in the country

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Remi Tinubu under fire for calling woman thug at public hearing

The Senator representing Lagos Central, Remi Tinubu, has come under fire for reportedly calling a woman a thug during the public hearing of the constitutional review on Wednesday. According to The Cable, the lawmaker was involved in a shouting match with some Nigerians who attended the event at the Marriot Hotel in Lagos. Tinubu is

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