Fear, uneasy calm as police desert streets, checkpoints in South East

…..Police Station burnt in Ebonyi State Tens of policemen have lost their lives in several attacks on police formations across the South East as the region has recorded more than fifty attacks on security formations and killings of poperatives in the South East by suspected members of the Eastern Security Network, ESN, in recent times. Most of the cities in the region have also become …

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‘Investigate Mbaka’, Reno Omokri writes Pope, lists his sins

Abuja (Precise Post) – Reno Omokri, the Special Adviser to former President Goodluck Jonathan, has asked Pope Francis, world leader of the Catholic Church, to investigate Ejike Mbaka, a priest in Enugu state, for his alleged involvement in political matters. In a letter to the Vatican, Omokri accused Mbaka, spiritual director of Adoration Ministry Enugu, Nigeria (AMEN), of making false allegations and other unethical practices. …

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IMSU Law student, Chiwueze found dead after declaring intention to vie for student Union President

Chidiebube Okeoma Abuja – A 300-level law student of Imo State University, Owerri, Kingsley Chiwueze, has been found dead, five days after he went missing. Chiwueze was on Monday declared missing after effects made to find him proved abortive. Our correspondent gathered that the deceased who was involved in student unionism hailed from Oguta Local Government Area of the state. According to The PUNCH investigation, …

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Bishop Kukah: Those Calling For Secession May Be Right But Staying Together Cheaper Than Breaking Away

Abuja – Amid agitations for secession across the country, the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Kukah, has said the government must give Nigerians a reason to want Nigeria to stay as one. The bishop said it is cheaper for Nigeria to remain as one country than break up into smaller units. Speaking at ‘The Platform’ on Saturday, Kukah stated that those seeking to secede …

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Man Utd fans storm Old Trafford, Arsenal cruise at Newcastle

Abuja – Manchester United’s clash against Liverpool was delayed after fans stormed Old Trafford in protest at the club’s owners on Sunday, while Arsenal kept Newcastle waiting to confirm their Premier League safety with a 2-0 win at St James Park. Manchester City will be crowned English champions for the third time in four seasons if second placed United lose to Liverpool. But Pep Guardiola’s …

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Train heading to Zaria from Lagos derails in Kaduna

Kaduna (Precise Post) – A locomotive train carrying water pipes from Lagos State to Zaria in Kaduna State has derailed in the state capital. The accident which occurred around the Ungwar Kanawa area of Kaduna forced the head of the locomotive to derail from the rail track, thereby leading to five of the coaches to derail. Although no casualties were recorded in the incident, the …

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World Press Day: Be Sensitive To Nigeria’s current situation – Buhari to Journalists

Abuja – Ahead of the World Press Day tomorrow, President Muhammadu Buhari has asked journalists to be responsible, saying the media must be sensitive to Nigeria’s current situation. Buhari in a statement issued on Sunday by his spokesman, Femi Adesina, reiterated his administration’s commitment to freedom of the press. “The media must be sensitive to what we are going through as a country, and anything …

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Hoodlums burn down INEC office in Akwa Ibom, destroy ballot boxes, others

Uyo – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced that one of its offices in Akwa Ibom State has been set ablaze by unknown persons. This was announced by Festus Okoye, INEC’s National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee on Sunday in a statement titled ‘INEC Local Government Are Office In Akwa Ibom State Set Ablaze’. According to the statement, the incident …

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How security operatives foiled banditry attack in Zamfara, recovered 300 cows

Abuja – Security operatives in the early hours of May 2, 2021 foiled an attack by bandits in Zamfara State. Credit: Zamfara State Govt Security operatives have foiled an attack by bandits by killing an unspecified number of them and recovering 300 cattle in Zamfara State. Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle disclosed this on Sunday via Twitter, adding that the operation was led by the …

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How Gunmen Killed Kogi Commissioner, Abducted LG Chairman

Abuja – The Commissioner for Pension Board in Kogi State, Honourable Adebayo Solomon. Gunmen have killed the Pension Board Commissioner in Kogi State, police authorities confirmed to Channels Television on Sunday. It was gathered that the commissioner, Honourable Adebayo Solomon was killed on Saturday, while the Chairman of Yagba East Local Government, Pius Kolawole and some others were kidnapped. The slain commissioner was said to …

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IPOB Leader, Kanu Orders Total Shutdown Of All ‘Biafra’ States, Abuja, Lagos, Others On May 30

Abuja – The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has ordered a total shut down by way of sit-at- home across Biafraland, Lagos, Abuja as well as northern towns with reasonable Biafran population on May 30. Kanu disclosed this in a statement released by the spokesman of IPOB, Emma Powerful on Sunday. He urged Christians in the North to also …

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2023 Presidency: Obasanjo backs Akinwunmi Adesina over Tinubu

…as efforts to reconcile Tambuwal, Kwankwaso fail…..Pushes for hybrid party to replace APC, PDP By Soni Daniel Abuja – Formerr President Olusegun Obasanjo is in support of a move to draft the current President of the African Development Bank, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, into the 2023 presidential race, a competent source close to the former President confirmed last night. The move comes as the former Head …

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How Customs invaded Ibadan market, carted away truckloads of foreign rice

Ibadan – Men of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Federal Operation Unit (FOU) Zone A invaded Oja Oba Market in Ibadan in the early hours of Saturday and carted away truckloads of foreign bags of rice. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that the officers broke into shops and warehouses in the market taking away no fewer than eight truckloads of bags of rice. …

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Biden policy shows hostile U.S. intent – N. Korea says, vows response

By Josh Smith North Korea lashed out at the United States and its allies in South Korea on Sunday in a series of statements saying recent comments from Washington are proof of a hostile policy that requires a corresponding response from Pyongyang. The statements, carried on state news agency KCNA, come after the White House on Friday said U.S. officials had completed a months-long review …

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