According to reports, the controversial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo state, Jimoh Ibrahim, has dismissed the reports of violence in the state, saying supporters of Olusegun Mimiko, the incumbent governor, have just been “burning tyres”.
Residents of the state woke up on Friday to see bonfires in different parts, as youth in their huge numbers also trooped to the streets to protest the exclusion of Eyitayo Jegede, candidate of the Ahmed Makarfi faction, from the governorship race.
No fewer than 21 persons from Gboko Local Government Area of Benue State were on Wednesday docked at a Makurdi Magistrates’ Court for allegedly burning 80 houses in Tarka Local Government Area.
The accused include Jimeshio Kur, Ioryue Aondufa, Ugi Terseer, Iorhem Akande, Mchia Azungu, Tyowase Aba, Apar Terhember and Mzungwe Ieren.
Others are Igba Teryima, Terngu Tyolumun, Ahua Terzungwe, Adi Terkaa, Acha Mbajiga, Aondongu Damsa, Nyitar Aondona and Terhemen Terso.
The suspects also include Sughter Kumagagh, Tarkaha Achia, Iorhen Kyah, Sev Aondoyavga, […]
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers, has urged security agencies to hold Gov. Nyesom Wike responsible for Friday’s arson on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Bori.
This is contained in a statement issued in Port Harcourt on Saturday by Chairman of APC in the state, Chief Davies Ikanya.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that INEC office in Bori, Khana Local Government Area of the state was gutted by fire on Friday.
The party alleged that the election umpire’s […]
Two Chinese lovers have stunned people in a courtroom by exchanging blows after they were arrested for burning down a hotel in Ikeja, Lagos State.
It was drama in court yesterday as two Chinese lovers stunned the audience by exchanging blows in the courtroom. Zhen Zhen, female (47) and Leo Jian Feng, male (41) exchanged blows upon seeing each other after they were arrested for arson.
According to reports, the duo who allegedly burnt part of Ernest Hotel, Ikeja where they had […]