Ezza/Effuim crisis: Ebonyi govt decries killing, destruction of property

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The Ebonyi Government on Monday decried the killings and destruction of lives and property in Ezza and Effium communities in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi. It would be recalled that the crisis between the two communities started in January due to leadership tussle among members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW)
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Court grants N70m bail to Okorocha’s legislative aide

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An aide to Sen. Rochas Okorocha, Eberendu Chiimechefulem, his legislative aide, Steve Asinuobi and 12 others were arraigned before a magistrate’s court sitting in Owerri on Monday. The 14 defendants were arraigned on a six-count charge bordering on conspiracy, breach of public peace, possession of firearms and unlawful destruction of the official seal of the
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Former Nigeria First Lady urges FG to complete Yar’Adua’s e-library project

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The wife of late President Umar Musa Yar’Adua, Hajiya Turai Yar’ Adua, has appealed to the Federal Government to complete the e-library initiated by her late husband at the Government College, Keffi, Nasarawa State. Mrs Yar’Adua said ”this is to remember my husband’s legacies and as an alma mater of the school and due to
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Kenya fires 174 judicial staff over misconduct

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Kenya’s Judicial Service Commission has sacked 174 court staff since 2018 over gross misconduct, a top official of the judiciary said on Monday. Chief Registrar Anne Amadi told a judicial forum for station heads in Kisumu, western Kenya, that 30 judicial staff were dismissed three years ago, 72 two years ago and 72 last year.
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Protesters shut Lagos/Benin Road over extortion

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The Flicthers Association in Ondo State , on Monday, protested the alledged illegal extortion, molestation and coercion by the Ogun State Revenue agencies. The protesters, who blocked the ever busy Lagos/Benin Road at Ajebamide area, a border community in Odigbo Local Council Area of Ondo State,  hindered the free flow of traffic movement for about
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Crashed KingAir NAF Aircraft was in Abuja to refuel – Air Chief, Amao

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By Kingsley Omonobi The Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Isiaka Amao, has disclosed that the Beechcraft King Air B350i which crashed with seven crew members on Sunday was at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, to refuel. The NAF aircraft which was on its way to Minna, Niger State, had reported engine failure
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IGP Adamu decorates DIGs Tijani Baba, Zanna Mohammed Ibrahim & Moses Jitoboh; Urges Selfless Service to Nation

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By Kingsley Omonobi Three newly promoted Deputy Inspectors General of Police, DIG Tijani Baba, DIG Zanna Mohammed Ibrahim and DIG Moses A. Jitoboh were, on Monday, decorated with their new ranks by Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, at the Force Headquarters, in Abuja. Their promotion and subsequent decoration became necessary following the retirement
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I have stolen 240 phones from commuters in 14 months – Pick pocket

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…As dismissed soldier in Army uniform nabbed for robbery in Lagos By Evelyn Usman A 27-year-old self confessed pick pocket, has disclosed that he had stolen 240 mobile telephones from commuters in Lagos, since he started operation one year and two months ago. This is just as a dismissed soldier in Army uniform was arrested
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Abia Calls for Enforcement of Anti-Open Grazing Law

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Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has called on security agencies in the State to assist government in enforcing the Anti-Open Grazing Law of Abia State. The Governor made the call at Michael Ọkpara Auditorium, Umuahia, while flagging-off the State wide sensitization workshop against criminal activities in Abia communities. According to him, enforcing the law
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New COVID-19 variant discovered in Nigeria, 15 countries

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control(NCDC), has said that a new variant of COVID-19 has been detected in Nigeria and 15 other countries. The new strain, B.1.2.5, which is different from the highly infectious B.1.1.7 has, however, not been described as a variant of concern yet. Disclosing this at the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19
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