• IPOB raises alarm over US plan to deploy 500 drones to South-South, South-East

    IPOB raises alarm over US plan to deploy 500 drones to South-South, South-East

    It was gathered that the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has raised the alarm over an alleged plan by President Barack Obama of United States to deploy 500 units of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) popularly called “Drones” with a view to using them to bomb and massacre Biafrans under the guise of stopping pipeline vandalism.

    The group alleged that the deployment and bombings was supposed to have started about six months ago, but was put on hold because of the possible […]

  • Group raises alarm over planned rally for Tinubu

    Group raises alarm over planned rally for Tinubu

    According to reports, the Save Lagos Group on Thursday raised an alarm over a rally by some faceless persons being planned for the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

    The Convener of the organization, Comrade Adeniyi A. Sulaiman, and Director, Media and Strategy, Comrade Olaolu Oladipo, in a statement, alleged that the state government has earmarked a huge amount of public funds for the rally.

    In the statement, the Save Lagos Group also called on the […]

  • NIMASA official raises alarm over threat to life in Cross River

    NIMASA official raises alarm over threat to life in Cross River

    It was gathered that the Head of Maritime Environment, Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Cross River state, Mr. Auta Nicodemus Walbe has raised alarm over attempts by suspected assassins to eliminate him.

    Walbe told reporters in Calabar that the assassins have been on his trail for about three years, making life unbearable for him.

    According to him, though he does not want to “expose the crux of the matter on the pages of newspapers”, the matter involved deep level of […]

  • Nigeria’s $64bn debt overhang raises fresh concerns

    Nigeria’s $64bn debt overhang raises fresh concerns

    Ten years after Nigeria exited the London and Paris Club debts through debt buyback that reduced its obligations from $35 billion to $5 billion in 2006,  the country is again in the throes of  a deeper debt mess.

    Latest official statistics have it that in just ten years, 2006 – 2016, the nation’s borrowing and outstanding interest have exceeded its London and Paris debt levels and now threatening to compound its economic recovery efforts.

    This comes amidst Monday’s warning by Fitch Rating […]

  • Kalu raises the alarm over plot to transfer EFCC case to Lagos

    Kalu raises the alarm over plot to transfer EFCC case to Lagos

    Eminent businessman and former governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu has raised the alarm over a plot to transfer his case with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from Abuja to Lagos.

    The former governor, through his counsel, Amobi Nzelu, said he was arraigned in 2007 before the Federal High Court, in Abuja, and that when the case was remitted to the Federal High Court for trial by the Supreme Court and the three appearances before the trial […]

  • Customs raises hope on pact with Benin Republic, earns N1bn revenue

    Customs raises hope on pact with Benin Republic, earns N1bn revenue

    According to reports, the Nigeria Customs’ Service Seme Command, has expressed the hope that its recent Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with Republic of Benin would further bolster revenue and aid the fight against smuggling at the border.

    Meanwhile, the anti-smuggling unit of the Command has also intercepted and arrested three bullet proof vehicles smuggled into the country at different entry locations.

    The Customs Public Relation Officer, Seme Command, Taupyen Selchang, said in a statement that the Command generated N1.1 billion as […]

  • Ohanaeze raises fresh alarm over killings by herdsmen

    Ohanaeze raises fresh alarm over killings by herdsmen

    Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, yesterday, raised fresh alarm over killings and destruction of farmlands by herdsmen.

    In an address he presented at the 2016 Igbo Day celebration in Enugu, President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Enwo Igariwey, condemned violent attacks on communities and killings of residents by the herdsmen.

    It warned that the entire vegetation of the southeast risked become totally depleted if the Federal Government maintained silence on the matter.

    The development comes as the police in Enugu said they […]

  • Senator raises alarm over alleged plot to impose judges

    Senator raises alarm over alleged plot to impose judges

    The Senator representing Abia North Senatorial District, Senator Mao Ohuabunwa, has raised the alarm over alleged plots by one of the contenders in the Abia North senatorial election, Orji Uzor Kalu, of the Peoples Progressives Party (PPA) to manipulate the decision of the Court of Appeal.

    Briefing newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday, Ohuabunwa said that his major contender in the polls had allegedly been bragging about buying up Justices of the Appeal Court.

    Ohuabunwa who also raised a point of Order on […]

  • APC raises the alarm over ‘fake’ Benin palace chiefs

    APC raises the alarm over ‘fake’ Benin palace chiefs

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday alerted local communities in Edo State to beware of fake chiefs masquerading as Benin chiefs from the palace of the Oba of Benin, spreading falsehood that the Oba sent them to tell the communities not to vote for the APC during the gubernatorial election.

    A chieftain of the party and Special Adviser to Governor Adams Oshiomhole on Political Affairs, Charles Idahosa, who raised the alarm, accused the opposition Peoples Democratic Party of recruiting the suspected […]

  • Stella Oduah’s ex-spouse raises over child’s safety

    Stella Oduah’s ex-spouse raises over child’s safety

    Senator Stella Oduah’s ex-husband, Lt. Col Satachie Ayomike Etoromi (rtd), has raised concern over the safety of another child he had with the former minister of aviation.

     

    The boy, Tuoyo Etoromi Oduah, recently released a statement on his father, warning him to keep away from him.

    In the statement, Tuoyo was alleged to have disowned his father, saying that he would rather be a bastard than be called his son.

    He was also said to have accused his father of being an attention-seeker […]

  • NAFDAC raises the alarm over influx of fake malaria drugs

    NAFDAC raises the alarm over influx of fake malaria drugs

    The National Agency for Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in Monday in Enugu raised the alarm over the influx of fake, adulterated and sub-standard malaria drugs in open markets across the country, vowing however not to rest on its oars until the nation was completely rid of such products.

    The Head of Reform Unit of NAFDAC, Barr Ozo-Onyali Ikenna, who raised the alarm while speaking with newsmen during the flag-off of a three-day sensitization workshop for staff of the agency on […]