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Imo: Hunger looms as Fulani herdsmen invade farmlands, destroy crops worth millions of naira

Men suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have invaded farmlands in Amakohia-Ubi Autonomous Community in the Owerri West Local Government Area of Imo State, destroying crops and other valuable items estimated at millions of Naira in the process.   The farmers who arrived their farmlands on Thursday morning counted their losses owing to the degree of destruction wreaked on their farmlands ...

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Kogi: 50 killed simultaneously over unverified illness, Fulani settlers worst hit by the disease [READ]

A strange disease whose symptoms include diarrhea, bloodstained vomiting and high fever has killed 50 people at Okunran, Okoloke and Isanlu-Esa villages in Yagba West Local Government of Kogi state. Initial reports had suspected lassa Fever, but medics told Dr. Saka Audu, Commissioner for Health, who visited the affected areas on Thursday, that it was a strange diseases that was ...

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Hate speech: Culprits will be punished as terrorists – Acting President Osinbajo

The Nigerian government has drawn a line on hate speech in the country, equating it to terrorism. The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, stated this on Thursday at the National Economic Council security retreat held at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. He said the intimidation of a population by words or speech is an act of terrorism and will no longer ...

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Abuja: EFCC Headquarters attacked by gunmen, death threat issued to investigative officer

Few weeks after an investigator with the Economic Financial and Crime Commission (EFCC), Mr Austine  Okwor, was shot  by unknown assailants in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, the commission yesterday suffered a major security breach when unknown gunmen attacked its headquarters located at Wuse Zone 7, Abuja.   In a statement by its head of media, Mr. Wilson Uwajuren, ...

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You are lily-livered for retreating into a hole – Charly Boy blasts 2face [WATCH VIDEO]

The outspoken Nigerian musician, Charles Oputa, popularly called Charly Boy, has challenged his colleague, Tuface Idibia, to speak out and join the clamour for better governance. The 66-year-old singer made the call in a new video, which he posted on Instagram on Wednesday night. It comes on the heels of his suspension of his participation in the #ResumeOrResign ‎protest. This ...

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Lagos: Court rules in favour of Evans over rights violation, throws out Police objection

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday dismissed the objection of the police to the hearing of the N300m fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans.   Justice Abdulaziz Anka, in a ruling on Wednesday, dismissed the argument by the police that the case was not ripe for hearing because the Inspector-General of ...

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Sacking Arsene Wenger will be my first decision if I buy Arsenal FC – Africa’s Richest Man Dangote

Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote’s first order of business if he succeeds in buying English Premier League football club Arsenal will be to fire the manager, Arsene Wenger. Aliko Dangote wants to buy Arsenal Football Club Dangote, Africa’s richest man, has coveted the team since becoming a supporter in the mid-1980s, he said in an interview. He’ll consider making an offer ...

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Anti – Corruption War: Unholy alliance of corrupt people in government against Magu – Ribadu

Former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nuhu Ribadu, has said that the synergy of corrupt people against the anti-corruption war is reminiscent of 2007.   He was removed as EFCC chairman in December 2007, a decision which was believed to have been engineered by parties fighting his anti-corruption crusade.     According to Ribadu, the present ...

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Abuja: 6 feared dead in pro-Buhari attacks against Charley Boy’s group

About six persons were said to have been feared dead when pro-President Muhammadu Buhari group attacked another group known as Our Mumu Don Do led by Charles Oputa, popularly referred to as Charley Boy.   The incident, according to an eyewitness, happened when Charley Boy was about leading other protesters with various placards to Wuse Market in Abuja, on Tuesday, ...

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Biafra Secret Service: Nnamdi Kanu inspects guard of honour [WATCH VIDEO]

A video showing the leader of‎ the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, inspecting the ‘Biafra Secret Service’ has gone viral on the internet.   The video showed some of the purported ‘BSS officers’ dressed in black attire and red beret.   Kanu could be seen walking around and in between them, inspecting what can be described as a guard ...

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