Gowon turns down FG, ECOWAS’ invitation to speak on crisis

Former Nigerian head of state and one of the founding fathers of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, Yakubu Gowon, has turned down the invitation to intervene in the crises ravaging the regional body. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in collaboration with ECOWAS Commission, had invited newsmen to a “press conference” with Gowon…

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Victims killed by bandits given mass burial in Kaduna community

Villagers killed by bandits on Sunday in Adama Gindin Dutse community, Doka, in Kufana District of the Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State, were on Monday given a mass burial. The victims were burnt beyond recognition, hence the mass burial. Bandits in their numbers stormed the community around 6 am on Sunday, killing the…

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Joint security force busts insurgents’ camp in Anambra, recovers vehicles, arms

A joint team of security forces has busted an insurgents’ camp in Achalla, headquarters of Awka North Local Government Area in Anambra State. The team, according to a press release by the Anambra State Police Command’s spokesperson, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, recovered arms and ammunition, including vehicles seized from kidnap victims. “The hoodlums had disrupted trading…

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Over 20,000 applicants vie for 4,700 teaching jobs in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State Universal Basic Education Board, NSUBEB, has received over 20,000 applications for the recently advertised teaching positions in public primary schools in the state. The disclosure was made by Mr. Joseph Mainasara, a Permanent Member of the board, during the ongoing screening exercise in Wamba on Monday. According to him, only 4,700 successful…

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Economic hardship: Anxiety as Tinubu govt considers electricity subsidy removal

There is apprehension among Nigerians as the President Bola Ahmed Tinubu-led federal Government contemplates removing electricity subsidies in the coming days despite the worsening economic hardship the citizens are battling. At a February 14, 2024, briefing, the Minister of Power, Adebayo Adelabu, said the Government can no longer continue electricity subsidies as its indebtedness races to N3…

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Panel orders temporary unsealing of Abia PDP Secretariat

The Chairman of Abia State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on the recovery of government properties and funds, Justice Florence Doruoha-Igwe Rtd has ordered that the property located at No. 43 Finbars Road in Umuahia which was sealed off by the order of the Panel, be unsealed from 19th to 20th February 2024. The Chairman said…

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