According to reports, the Rivers State Government has told two cult leaders in Ikwerre LGA, ThankGod Wandikom, and Friday, to surrender their arms and embrace amnesty or be declared wanted.
The state government also said that the two cultists, who refused to accept the amnesty programme, would be tagged enemies of the state within 48 hours should they fail to change their minds.
Special Assistant to the State Governor on Amnesty Programme, Mr. Kenneth Chinda, made this remark at Isiokpo community in […]
Following continued loss of lives and property during carnivals in Ibadan, Oyo State, the state police command on Monday reminded the residents of the state that the law prohibiting carnivals is still very much in force.
It said the three suspects arrested in connection with the bloody Ileya carnival in Ekotedo have been arraigned in court.
The command also disclosed that two leaders of the rival cult groups that unleashed mayhem on the people during the festival have been declared wanted.
The two […]
Delta State has been declared free of Lassa fever disease, the Commissioner for Information, Patrick Ukah, has announced.
The commissioner made the information known in Asaba on Wednesday when he briefed newsmen on some of the decisions of the State Executive Council meeting.
Ukah said the Commissioner for Health, Dr. Nicholas Azinge, told the council that following the death of one person in the state from Lassa fever, 55 quarantined persons had been cleared.
Azinge on August 22 confirmed the outbreak of Lassa […]
The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Kwara Chapter, has declared one of its members, Dr Abdulkareem Abdulrahman, missing.
Dr Victor Iroha, the Secretary of NMA in the state, announced this in a statement given to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ilorin on Saturday.
Iroha said Abdulraheem, a medical officer with Hospital Management Bureau, was posted to General Hospital in Omu- Aran.
He said Abdulraheem had not been found since 6a.m. of Sunday July 24, 2016.
“Abdulraheem drove out of his residence opposite Federal […]
Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has dismissed claims by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, that he received financial support from the Office of the National Security Adviser, ONSA, under the leadership of ex-National Security Adviser, Col Sambo Dasuki(rtd) during his 2014 governorship election.
The governor made the denial while confirming that he had N300m in one of his accounts as alleged by the anti-graft agency.
Recall that the anti-graft agency had accused Fayose of allegedly receiving N1.219bn from ONSA through […]
Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu has accused the presidency of declaring war on the country’s legislature.
In a statement he personally signed, he said the country’s democracy, which clearly stipulated the separation of powers, was being threatened by the executive arm of government.
He claimed innocence of the crime for which he was being prosecuted, describing it as “grotesque display of vindictiveness.”
While vowing never to submit “to the untamed wishes and caprices of witch-hunters,” he added: “I put my trust […]
Multi-millionaire Businessman Declared WANTED by Nigeria Navy for Hijack of Vessel, MT Maximus (Photo)
The Nigerian Navy has declared a man named Mr. Charles Ekpemefumor WANTED for the hijack of a Vessel named MT Maximus. Below is the official press statement. In a statement released on their official website, the Nigerian Navy has declared a man named Mr. Charles Ekpemefumor WANTED for the hijack of a Vessel named MT Maximus. He was accused of being the mastermind of the pirate attack and hijacking of the vessel.
Below is the statement in full;
“It was earlier reported that a […]