Terrorists Kill 12 Persons, Injure 20 In Kaduna

Terrorists, on Wednesday, reportedly killed 12 persons in Maro Ward, Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State.- Twenty (20) others who sustained various degrees of injuries have been taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. A former chairman of the local government, Cafra Caino, confirmed that the assailants invaded the market around 3 pm on Wednesday, shooting sporadically. According to him, “12 bodies have so far been recovered while 20 others who sustained various degrees of injuries are now receiving treatments at a nearby hospital.” He explained that it was…

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I Have Successfully Defended My Right To Govern Rivers – Fubara

Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara, has revealed that his administration inherited 34 uncompleted projects, valued at over N225. 279bn spread across 13 local government areas of the state. Fubara also disclosed that under his watch, the state government awarded nine new road projects, valued at N534.332bn. This is even as he described as vicious and existential, the political crisis that was waged against his administration, barely three months after take-off on May 29, 2023. The governor assured all that the worst was over because his administration had successfully defended the…

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Childrens’ Day 2024: We’re Committed To Prioritizing Children’s Rights, Welfare, Education – Gov. Mbah

The Enugu State Governor, Dr. Peter Mbah, has restated administration’s commitment to prioritizing the rights, welfare, education, security, and safety of children in the state. The assurances were contained in a press statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Mainstream Media, Dan Nwomeh, on Monday in Enugu, marking the 2024 Children’s Day. According to the statement, “the governor is especially focused on protecting the rights of every child and making sure children of school age have access to high quality basic education, which will inspire them…

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Former Minister Rejects Reversal To Old National Anthem

The former Minister of Education, Mrs Obiageli Ezekwesili, has said that she would not revert to the old national anthem, newly signed by President Bola Tinubu as the country’s new anthem. Ezekwesili made this disclosure in a post on her X handle on Wednesday. According to her, no one can suppress her right to dissent from what she described as an “obnoxious law” repugnant to all who are of good conscience in Nigeria. The ex-minister said, “Let it be known to all and sundry that I, Obiageli “Oby” Ezekwesili, will,…

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One Year-in-Office: Governor Mbah Renders Account of Stewardship, Lists Achievements, Plans

Governor of Enugu State, Dr. Peter Mbah, has said his administration “is on course” to meeting all his campaign promises and vision, including making the state the premier destination for investment, business, tourism and living as well as growing the state’s economy from $4.4billion to $30billion. Dr Mbah explained that his government’s fidelity to the Citizens’ Charter, which he executed on May 29, 2023, immediately after his inauguration and courage to bring that vision to fruition had remained unbroken. He said his administration’s efforts were vindicated by visible turnaround in…

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Gas Firm Offers 30% Price Reduction In Cooking Gas To 4,000 Enugu Residents To Celebrate Governor Mbah

An Enugu-based Company, Second Coming Nigeria Ltd, has offered 30 per cent price reduction in cooking gas to 4,000 residents of Enugu State to celebrate Governor Peter Mbah one-year in office. The company cut the prices of cooking gas from N960 to N672, which amounts to over N20 million subsidy, for 4,000 residents coming with their 12kg gas cylinders patronizing its four branches scattered within the state. Declaring the reduction of prices of cooking gas open at the company’s plant on Wednesday in Abakpa-Nike, along Enugu-Nsukka Road, Gov. Mbah said…

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30 Terrorists Killed In Katsina, Borno As NAF Airstrikes Hit Hideouts

The Nigeria Air Force, NAF, says the air component of operations Hadarin Daji and Hadin Kai have eliminated 30 terrorists in airstrikes in their hideouts in Katsina and Borno. The Director, Public Relations and Information, NAF, AVM Edward Gabkwet, made this known in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja. Gabkwet said the airstrikes undertaken by the air component of Operation Hadarin Daji in North West on May 27, eliminated several terrorists loyal to a notorious terrorist kingpin known as Babura. He said the strikes were conducted around Bakai, Bakarya, and…

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May 30: Enugu Government Frowns At Attempt By Pro-Biafra Groups To Scuttle WAEC Exams

By Tony Adibe The Enugu State Government has restated its displeasure over what it described as an attempt to scuttle the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination in the state. The government said the consequences of candidates of the state and the entire South East region not sitting for their General Mathematics papers were massive and held nothing but gloom for the future, contrary to what their forebears fought for. The state government made its stand known in a statement issued by the Commissioner for Information and Communication, Aka Eze Aka,…

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EBSU Student Murdered, Not Suicide, Claims Students Union President

By NewsBits The President of Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Students Union, Comrade Oshim Nwankwagu has claimed that the final year student of the institution, Miss Favour Ugwuka, who earlier was said to have committed Suicide, was after all murdered by some persons yet to be identified. Comrade Nwankwagu further insisted that the deceased had been beaten in her hostel by the same accused individuals prior to her death. The EBSU Students Union President made the disclosure to reporters at the permanent site of the University in Abakiliki the state Capital…

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Judicial Confusion As Another Court Orders Eviction Of Emir Sanusi

By NewsBits The judiciary may be attempting to cause more tension and confusion in Kano state as courts of coordinate jurisdiction sitting in different states have issued conflicting orders on who should remain as Emir of the ancient city. Few hours after Justice Amina Adamu Aliyu of Kano High Court sitting on Miller Road issued an order restraining the police, the State Security Service (SSS) and Nigerian military from evicting the reinstated Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, another court, a Federal High Court sitting in Kano ordered the eviction…

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