Monthly Archives: January 2021

At Last, Buhari Fires Service Chiefs, Appoints New Ones

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday finally fired the service chiefs and appointed new ones for the country. There has been clamour for the President to replace the service chiefs who he appointed in 2015 following the spate of insecurity in the country. The new service chiefs are Major-General Leo Irabor as Chief of Defence Staff; Major-General I. Attahiru as Chief ...

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Bloody Clash In Imo Leaves Many Dead, Buildings, Vehicles Razed

There was a bloody clash between the Eastern Security Network, ESN, and a combined team of security operatives, in Orlu, Imo State, which led to the loss of unconfirmed number of lives with razing of many buildings and vehicles. Vanguard investigation revealed that the latest gun battle, yesterday, occurred at the Ogbosisi axis close to Banana junction in Orlu local ...

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Biafra: IPOB Hits Iwuanyanwu Hard

The Indigenous People of Biafra has accused elder statesman, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, of being part of the reasons Igbo land has remained underdeveloped. Iwuanyanwu had in a statement accused IPOB of “endangering Ndigbo and their investment in Nigeria,” through their activities. In response, IPOB  in a  statement signed by its Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, on Monday, said, “In ...

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NGF, Miyetti Allah Endorse Akeredolu’s Quit Notice As Herders Begin Registration

The Ondo State Government on Monday said it had started registering herdsmen in the state with the aim of ejecting unregistered herders from the state’s forest reserves. The Special Adviser to state Governor on Security, Alhaji Jimoh Dojumo, disclosed this in an interview with one of our correspondents in Akure where the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria and ...

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Midnight Fire Guts Sunday Igboho’s House

A midnight fire on Tuesday gutted some parts of the house of a popular Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo, well known as Sunday Igboho, The PUNCH has learnt. The fire reportedly started around 3am in the building located in the Soka area of Oyo State. The source of the fire was unknown as of the time of filing this report but it ...

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Security Crisis In Imo: Gov Uzodimma Imposes Curfew In Orlu

Imo State Governor, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, has imposed a dusk to dawn curfew in the Orlu area of the state following security crisis that has rocked the area. In a statement Monday, Uzodimma said this afternoon, he received a very disturbing report on the activities of a group of Militants who unleashed a shooting spree in the Orlu area of ...

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Nigeria Needs The Peace Serum Of Restructuring

By Atiku Abubakar  Nigeria needs to be restructured. Just look at Nigeria today. This truth is staring us in our collective faces. The current ethnic and religious clashes bedevilling Nigeria are symptoms of the disease. They themselves are not the illness. We must address the root causes of the various symptoms of insecurity Nigeria now faces. Nigeria needs peace, unity ...

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Abuja To Hosts Miss Heritage Global Pageant

Abuja, the Nigerian capital city, has been selected to host this year’s edition of the Miss Heritage Global pageant with beauty queens from 60 countries already booked to compete for honours in the show which is tagged #Abujatotheworld and slated for October 2021. The 2019 edition of the pageant was hosted in Accra, the Ghanaian capital city. The event, which ...

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