Soludo meets Obi in Awka, says rift political

Peter Obi, the Labour Party’s nominee for president, and Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, the governor of Anambra State, met on Thursday in the state’s capital city of Awka. At the Thanksgiving mass held at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in honor of Most Rev. Paulinus C. Ezeokafor’s 70th birthday, the two men first met and were afterward seen hugging and chatting. People …

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Attack on Atiku: Borno PDP guber candidate provides more details, number of casualties

Mohammed Jajari, the Peoples Democratic Party’s 2023 gubernatorial candidate in Borno State, has revealed more details about the attack on PDP presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar in the state. On Wednesday, the former vice president’s motorcade was attacked at Ramat Square in Maiduguri, the state capital. According to Jajari, who appeared on Channels Television on Friday, one person was killed and …

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Police apprehend two suspects and recover AK-47 rifle

The Delta State Police Command’s Decoy Squad apprehended two suspected armed robbers who attacked a bullion van in the Otor-Owhe community of Isoko North Local Government Area. Some of the robbers were said to have shot some police officers and taken their rifles. According to reports, other members of the armed robbery gang fled the scene. The police also recovered …

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Breaking: Buhari govt amends terrorism charges against Nnamdi Kanu

The Nigerian government has amended Nnamdi Kanu’s seven-count terrorism charge. Kanu is the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, or IPOB. Kanu was charged with seven counts of terrorism, which were amended. The amended charge, FHC/ABJ/CR/383/2015, filed before the Federal High Court in Abuja, included all allegations against Kanu previously upheld by the court. Read also: Yobe North: Appeal court …

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Yobe North: Appeal court reserves judgement in APC’s suit against Machina, 2 others

On Friday, the Appeal Court in Abuja reserved its decision in the appeal filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) against Yobe North senatorial candidate Bashir Sheriff Machina and two others. The APC had petitioned the appellate court to overturn the decision of the Federal High Court in Damaturu, which had declared Machina to be the Party’s rightful senatorial candidate …

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Read The Press Remarks On Issuance Of New Naira Banknotes  By Mr Godwin Emefiele, Governor, Central Bank Of Nigeria Dated October 26,2022

Good afternoon Ladies and Gentlemen, and welcome to this special press briefing at the Central Bank of Nigeria. We have called this gathering to inform all our stakeholders and the general public of persisting concerns we currently face regarding the management of our existing series of banknotes, and currency in circulation, particularly those outside the banking system in Nigeria. 2. …

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2023: Saraki breaks silence on PDP crisis, states position on Atiku’s candidacy

Former Senate President Bukola Saraki has reacted to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, crisis. In a post on his social media accounts on Saturday, the former presidential candidate stated that he had been working quietly behind the scenes to restore normalcy to the party. The main opposition party experienced an unusual crisis months ago, following the party’s primary election on …

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Six abductees escape as ISWAP terrorists flee

Six security personnel kidnapped by Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) terrorists in Borno State have been released. The operatives were abducted in the early hours of Saturday in Borno State’s North Eastern Gubio local government area. However, counter-insurgency expert Zagazola Makama claims the victims escaped after a military super Tucano fighter jet launched a fierce pursuit of the …

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Four killed, one rescued in Lagos collapsed building

The National Emergency Management Agency said on Friday that four people were killed and one was rescued when a building collapsed on Oye Sonuga Street, Palm Avenue, in Mushin, Lagos. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, the NEMA South-West Zonal Coordinator, spoke during a phone interview. He stated that two males and two females died in …

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Buhari’s regime reiterates plan to end insecurity by December 2022

Insecurity will be brought to an end before the end of the year, President Muhammadu Buhari assured in Ile-Ife, Osun, on Saturday, at the grand finale of the 2022 Olojo Festival. An ancient festival celebrated annually in Ile-Ife, the Olojo Festival was once described by Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi as one that celebrates the Black race all over the world. …

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Bandits Invade Zamfara Mosque, Kill 11 Worshippers during Friday Prayer

Terrorists suspected of being armed bandits killed 11 Muslim worshippers in Zamfara State, according to reports. The deceased were said to be residents of the State’s Ruwan Jema village. According to credible local sources in Zamfara, a convoy of terrorists on motorcycles invaded Ruwan Jema on Friday. According to one of the residents of Ruwan Jema, Aliyu Nanarki, the bandits …

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Lawmakers Lament as Nigeria’s Debt Reaches an All-time High of N42.84trn

At the resumption of plenary yesterday, the House of Representatives joined the growing number of Nigerians who have expressed concern that the country may be approaching a debt trap, as the Debt Management Office (DMO) revealed that Nigeria’s total debt as of June this year stood at N42.84 trillion. The House also lamented the drop in crude oil production caused …

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INEC release final list of presidential candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Tuesday released the final list of presidential candidates of all the political parties contesting next year general election. In a statement, the INEC national commissioner in charge of publicity and chairman voters education, Festus Okoye said the commission also approved the final list of candidates for national elections (Presidential, Senatorial and Federal Constituencies) pursuant …

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2023: Ohanaeze regrets supporting Atiku in 2019

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has expressed regret for its support for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, in the 2019 general elections. While lamenting the support, the organisation stated that the current difficulties being faced by Igbos were caused by their support for Atiku at the time, who is now the PDP’s presidential candidate. …

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CNN interview: Peter Obi copied from Buhari’s Workbook – BMO

The Buhari Media Organisation, BMO, has accused Labour Party Presidential candidate Peter Obi of stealing ideas from President Muhammadu Buhari’s workbook in a recent interview with CNN. The group claimed Obi was out of touch with what was going on in the country he aspired to lead and lacked originality. BMO made the announcement over the weekend in Abuja in …

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2 kidnappers arrested, weapons recovered in Jigawa

The Jigawa Police Department, in collaboration with a local vigilante group, apprehended two suspected kidnappers in the state’s Taura Local Government Area. Lawan Shiisu, the command’s spokesman, confirmed the arrest to News Agency of Nigeria in Dutse. Mr Shiisu, a deputy superintendent of police, stated that the suspect, aged 35 to 40, was apprehended on Sunday based on reliable intelligence …

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Herdsmen kill 3 in fresh Benue community attack

On Sunday, three people were reportedly killed by Fulani herdsmen in the Ngbea community of Nyiev Council Ward, Guma Local Government Area (LGA) of Benue State. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Benue State Command, confirmed the incident, saying, “Three people were killed in an attack at Guma.” The bodies have been transferred to Benue State University Teaching Hospital (BSUTH) …

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ASUU Strike: Sowore Shows Support, Joins Students’ Protest At Lagos Airport

Omoyele Sowore, the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (ADC), has joined Nigerian students in protesting the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUUongoing )’s strike. The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) had previously announced its intention to shut down all international airports due to the Federal Government’s failure to meet ASUU’s demand. In continuation of their protest, students …

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