Monthly Archives: December 2021

Nigeria’s 2023 Presidency: Time For Ndigbo To Back Anyim

By Vitalis Unachukwu Nigeria’s 2023 Presidency is not for grabs by anyone without requisite political tutelage. People from the South East are watching the rest of the country with keen political interest, to see if they would be denied the opportunity of presenting a credible candidate for the office of President, come 2023. It’s a historical fact , that of ...

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Soludo Eulogises Dad At 90th Birthday Celebration

By Christian Aburime Anambra State Governor-elect, Prof Chukwuma Charles Soludo, has expressed deep gratitude to God Almighty on the occasion of his father, Chief Simeon Nwankwo Soludo, (Akukananwa), 90th birthday anniversary. The Governor-elect said during a Mass held at the celebrant’s compound and presided over by the Catholic Bishop of Ekwulobia Diocese, Most Reverend Peter Okpalakeke, that he was full ...

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Sheikh Ahmed Datti’s Death A huge Loss For Nigeria – Atiku 

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has expressed grief and sadness  over the passing to eternal glory of the President-General of the Supreme Council of Sharia’h in Nigeria (SCSN), Sheikh (Dr) Ibrahim Datti Ahmed. In the words of the former Vice President and Waziri of Adamawa: “From Allah, we come, and to Him we shall return. Sheikh’s time has ...

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Atiku Flays Unwarranted, Unprovoked Attack On Zamfara PDP Congress

*Calls for investigation, prosecution of culprits Former Vice President of Nigeria and Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar has condemned what he called the unwarranted and unprovoked attack on Zamfara State PDP Congress by thugs, saying it is a bad omen for our democracy and free and fair elections in the country. Reacting ...

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Lagos Speaker Kicks Against Harassment Of Residents By Police

Speaker Mudashiru Obasa of the Lagos State House of Assembly on Wednesday cautioned the police in the state against harassment, intimidation and extortion of residents if they wanted to be respected. Dr. Obasa said this on the floor of the House when the lawmakers honoured the outgoing Commissioner of Police, Mr. Hakeem Odumosu, who has been promoted to the rank ...

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Anambra: Unkown Gunmen Kill Police Officer, Abduct One At Venue Of Medical Outreach In Ihiala 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka It was a gory sight yesterday at Eziama-Uli Health Centre Ihiala local government area of Anambra state when daredevil unkown gunmen stormed venue of the medical outreach programme organised by Uli Global Ambassadors for Development Initiative (UlIGADI) shooting sporadically while patients who came for the exercise and the administrators scampered for safety. Eye witness account of the ...

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Shambolic Nigerian Health Care System

By Casmir Igbokwe Two weeks ago, I had cause to take my son to a private hospital in Lagos. After a series of tests and scan, the doctors concluded that it was appendicitis. The hospital then invited two consultant surgeons who did excellent job of removing the appendix. But the little snag here is the cost. The surgery alone is ...

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Christmas:  11 Persons Burnt To Death In Anambra Fatal Crash 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Federal Road Safety Corps Anambra State sector command says about 11 persons have been burnt to death in a fatal autocrash that occurred on Agulu lake bridge near Golden Tulip Hotel Agulu Anaocha local government area of Anambra state. According to the First Information Report on the tragic incident released by the Sector Public Education Officer ...

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Anambra: Police Arrest Suspects Who Attacked INEC Office, Ajali Police Station, Others 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The police in Anambra state say citizens are enjoying a crime-free festive season following their resolve to ensure a watertight security for all in the state before, during and after the Christmas and New Year celebrations. To match his words with actions, the Police Commissioner in Anambra state, Echeng Eworo Echeng, said the command had arrested one ...

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Fuel Price Increase: Shutdown’ll Be Spontaneous, Labour Insists

Organised labour has warned that its response to the proposed increase in the pump price of petrol to N340 next year, following the removal of subsidy on the product, would be spontaneous. Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) had after its organs’ meetings recently threatened to shut down activities nationwide should the Federal Government increase the pump price of petrol in 2022. Secretary ...

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