Monthly Archives: July 2019

Why I Rebuilt And Expanded Head Bridge – Upper Iweka Road Onitsha — Obi

Former Governor of Anambra State and Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has explained what prompted him to rebuild and expand the Head Bridge to Upper Iweka Road in the commercial city of Onitsha. Speaking at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Awada, during the celebration of his 58th birthday with students of Sedes Sapientia primary and secondary ...

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BREAKING: Shiite Protesters Shoot Deputy Commissioner Of Police Dead

Protesting members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria have shot dead a senior police officer, DCP Umar, who was in charge of Operations at the Federal Capital Territory Police Command. Umar was reportedly gunned down as he tried to pacify the rampaging Shi’ite members who disrupted commercial activities and vehicular movement during their protest at the Federal Secretariat, Abuja, today. ...

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We Will Use Professionals In Diaspora To Build Lagos — Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Government has promised to bring Nigerians in Diaspora from around the world to the state to support capacity building for development of its teachers and other workforce for youth development and empowerment. This was stated by the Senior Special Assistant, SSA, to the governor of Lagos state on Diaspora Affairs, Mr. Jermaine Sanwo-Olu while declaring open a 2-day ...

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Group Establishes 5-Bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit At UNTH

…to establish same at teaching hospitals in Nigeria’s six geo-political zones A non-governmental organization, Health Place for Children Initiative (HPCI) is establishing a five-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH) in Enugu State. In a statement, the Founder of HPCI, Dr. Odiraa Nwankwo, who is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Sidney ...

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N400m Theft: GOC Placed Under House Arrest

A General Officer Commanding (GOC) of one of the divisions of the Nigerian Army has been placed under house arrest over alleged N400 million theft perpetrated by some soldiers who were escorting the money. The officer, who was once at the Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON), is currently being detained at an Officers’ Mess, where armed soldiers are guarding him. ...

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Pupils, Teachers Desert Schools In Ogun Over Herdsmen Attacks

Teachers and pupils have deserted primary and secondary schools in Alabata villages in the Odeda Local Government Area of Ogun State following attacks by suspected herdsmen. The Punch gathered that the schools had been deserted since the attacks reportedly carried out by herdsmen on some of the villages. Herdsmen had invaded Seriki village in Alabata and hacked a 76-year village ...

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Nigeria’s Worrisome Travel To Golgotha

By Casmir Igbokwe Various ethnic groups in Nigeria have been servicing their instruments of war. The atmosphere is filled with agitations, threats and ultimatums. The stage appears set for a long travel to Golgotha, the biblical place of skulls. Last Tuesday, the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) and the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) drew their daggers. They ordered Fulani herdsmen in ...

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Rain Of Encomiums On Obi As PDP Marks Birthday At A Carnival-Like Surprise Party

It was encomium galore on Friday at Marble Arc Hotel, Awka, as the meeting by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) turned into carnival for the celebration of the 58th birthday of the party’s Vice Presidential candidate, Mr. Peter Obi, by different groups that brought cakes of different specifications. Immediately Obi entered the hall, the venue became electrified. Speaking on the ...

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Umueri Didn’t Buy Grenades, AK47 Rifles For War — Igwe Emeka

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Contrary to social media propaganda against Umueri community in Anambra-East local government area of Anambra state, there was no nightmare in the community over alleged ownership and control of a purported clandestine armoury by the traditional ruler of the community, His Royal Majesty, Igwe Sir Ben Izuchukwu Emeka, and the President-General of the town union, Chief Pius ...

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