Abia, Ebonyi APC Set For Hitch-Free Ward Congresses

Like Umuahia – All is now set for hitch-free ward congresses in Abia and Ebony on Saturday, the chieftains of the party have said. In Abia, the Chairman of the seven-member State Congress Committee, Rep. Israel Goli, gave assurance that the exercise would hold in the 184 wards of the state. He gave the assurance on Friday in Umuahia, while addressing party chieftains from the …

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How 91 Boko Haram/ISWAP fighters, families surrendered in N/East – Army

Like Abuja – The Nigerian Army says the troops of Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK) have taken custody of 91 Boko Haram/Islamic States West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists and their families who surrendered recently in North East. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Abuja. Nwachukwu said the troops of 202 Battalion took custody of eight insurgents …

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APC Crisis Deepens As Chieftain Prays Court To Stop Congress, Convention

Like Abuja – The crisis in the All Progressives Congress has deepened as a chieftain of the party, Kalu Agu, on Friday approached an Abuja High Court to seek an order of perpetual injunction restraining the party from proceeding with the Ward congress scheduled for July 31, and subsequent local government, State, Zonal congresses and the National Convention of the party. In the suit marked …

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Ejiofor, Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer institutes judicial process to access client in DSS custody

Like Abuja – Following the denial to see his client, the Lead Counsel to Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Ifeanyi Ejiofor, on Friday said a judicial process has been instituted against the Department of State Services (DSS) to allow access his client. Ejiofor on Thursday alleged that the DSS denied him access his client. This, he had said, was in …

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Rivers APC: Steer clear of congress venues in the interest of peace – Abe tells loyalists

Like By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Federal lawmaker that represented Rivers South East in the 8th senate, Senator Magnus Abe has urged members of All progressives Congress (APC) loyal to him in Rivers state to steer clear of all the congress venues in the interest of peace and tranquility. He stated this at a stakeholders meeting in Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital, …

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Daniel Igali Hails Bayelsa United Over 2021 Aiteo Cup Finalist Feat

Like ….Urges Bayelsa United and Queens To Go For Gold In Finals ……Hails Governor Diri for investing heavily in sports development By Joan Nnenna Iwuchukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Bayelsa State Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development, Hon. Daniel Igali has hailed the fighting spirit of Bayelsa United for qualifying for this year’s AITEO Cup final. Okardi Inikurogha scored the only goal in the 68 …

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Benue: Ann Unenge, Wife of Lands’ Commissioner abducted by gunmen

Like Abuja – Mrs. Ann Unenge, wife of Benue Commissioner for Lands and Survey has been abducted in Makurdi Benue state capital . The incident, which is the second in Makurdi, took place less than one week after two women were abducted in a similar fashion. She was kidnapped around 6:pm on Thursday. A relation of the commissioner told The Nation Mrs. Ann was abducted …

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Hushpuppi: How FBI arrested three of Abba Kyari’s co-accused

Like Abuja – Three persons named along with a popular Nigerian police officer, Abba Kyari, as co-accused in a $1.1 million transnational cyber-fraud, have been arrested, new court documents obtained by PREMIUM TIMES have revealed. They are: Yusuf Adeyinka Anifowoshe (aka AJ or Alvin Johnson), Rukayat Motunraya Fashola (aka Morayo) and Bolatito Tawakalitu Agbabiaka (aka Bolamide). Court documents showed that Mr Anifowoshe and Ms Fashola …

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Ajulo says extradition of Abba Kyari not automatic

Like Abuja – The extradition of police detective Abba Kyari to the United States will not be a straightforward thing, Abuja based Lawyer, Dr. Kayode Ajulo has warned. Kyari, a Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), is wanted in the US for allegedly benefitting from N1.1m loot involving celebrity internet fraudster Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, alias Hushpuppi But Kyari denied demanding or receiving a bribe from Hushpuppi. …

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Ighoho’s Aides: Gani Adams slams DSS

Like Aare ona kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams on Friday condemned the Department of State Services’ failure to present all the 12 aides of Yoruba nation agitator, Chief Sunday Adeyemo Igboho before the Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday. Igboho’s aides were arrested on July 1, during the nocturnal raid of his Soka residence in Ibadan. But the DSS on Thursday …

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Police Arrest Bandit’s Wife With N2.4m In Katsina As Husband Flees

Like Aisha Nura, a 27-year-old housewife, has been arrested in Katsina State with N2.4m being proceeds of arms supplies to bandits. Nura, said to be the wife of a bandit, was arrested on July 25 while attempting to board a commercial motorcycle from Batsari to Nahuta village. The spokesman for Katsina police command, SP Gambo Isah, confirmed the arrest on Friday. According to him, Nura …

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Embattled Police Chief, Abba Kyari Blocks Media Outfit On Instagram Page, Restricts Comments

Like Abba Kyari, the embattled Nigerian deputy police commissioner, has blocked online news outlet, Peoples Gazette on his Instagram page and denied them access to critical public information. This was revealed on Friday through the news outlet’s handle on Twitter, titled “Hushpuppi ally Abba Kyari blocks Peoples Gazette on Instagram”. “Nigeria’s deputy police commissioner Abba Kyari has blocked Peoples Gazette on his Instagram page, denying …

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Ethiopia’s Selemon Barega wins men’s Olympic 10,000m gold

Like Ethiopia’s Selemon Barega outsprinted Ugandan pre-race favourite Joshua Cheptegei to claim the men’s Olympic 10,000m gold on Friday. Commonwealth champion Cheptegei, who finished sixth in the event in Rio before winning world silver in 2017 and gold in 2019, had set world records over the 5,000 and 10,000m on road and track in 2020. But there was to be no gold in Tokyo as …

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BBNaija S6: I started applying makeup at primary two – Liquorose

Like Big Brother Naija Shine Ya Eye housemate, Liquorose, said that she started applying makeup at primary two, during a discussion with some of the housemates in the garden on Friday, day six of the show. In the discussion, monitored by our correspondent, Liquorose said that she indulged in the act because she thought she wasn’t beautiful then. She said, “That time, I used to …

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Lawyers kick as Benin Republic plots Igboho’s deportation to Nigeria

Like There are strong indications that Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, may be deported to Nigeria. Upon his deportation, operatives of the Nigeria Police Force would arrest him, a security source confided in our correspondent. However, the activist’s lawyers have kicked against the move, saying that it was against international law. Sources in Benin Republic told our correspondent on Thursday …

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Olympics: Nigeria officials hand contentious Samsung phones to disqualified athletes

Like The Nigeria Olympics Committee has handed the branded Samsung phones to the 10 disqualified Nigerian athletes at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, The PUNCH has learnt. The Athletics Integrity Unit on Wednesday disqualified 10 Nigerian athletes from taking part in the track and field events of the 2020 Olympics, following failure to meet anti-doping requirements. The 10 athletes were declared ineligible after they failed to …

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