There was jubilation in some parts of Onitsha and Okpoko towns in Anambra State following the release of 11 of the 14 members of the Biafra Independence Movement (BIM) in police custody.
Those released by police included Lady Pauline Muoghalu, Nze Duru Alisi and nine others, who were among the 34 members of the group arrested by the Joint Task Force (JTF) last month.
The BIM members were arrested and taken into police custody during a peaceful procession on September 13, 2016 […]
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed optimism on the release of more of the kidnapped Chibok girls, after 21 of them were freed by Boko Haram, following more than two years of captivity.
Speaking at a joint press conference with the German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday in Berlin, President Buhari said negotiations will continue until all the girls secure their freedom.
“On the Chibok girls, we have been able to secure the release of 21 of them, so over 100 more are […]
It was gathered that the kidnapped Romanian Engineer, Mr. Nedeclu Christian and two Nigerians in his official team have regained their freedom after about 72 hours in the custody of their abductors
Nedeclu, 52 and his Nigerian colleagues were abducted by gunmen last Sunday at Railway Village in Owa-Oyibo, Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta State.
The victims are staffers of construction giants, Julius Berger attached to the company’s operational base at Abavo, Ika South Local Government Area of the […]
Respite came the way of authorities of Model College, Epe, Lagos and parents, as the kidnapped teachers and students regained freedom last night.
Gunmen had stormed the school last week and abducted the school’s vice principal, four students and four teachers. Two students were immediately released by the kidnappers same day.
It was gathered that the teachers and students, were, last night, dropped off by the kidnappers, from where policemen picked them. The students were returned to their parents.
The gunmen had stormed […]
According to reports, the former governor of Delta State, James Onanefe Ibori, will become a free man in December, after spending half of his jail term in prisons in the United Kingdom.
Ibori was jailed for money laundering offences by Southwark Crown court in 2012.
But it was not clear whether he will immediately return home because of a legal proceedings concerning the confiscation of his assets worth tens of millions of dollars, were unresolved.
They were supposed to have been resolved years […]
Fiery politician and former National Deputy Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olabode George has warned of the inherent dangers of the current crises plaguing the party, saying that it poses a big obstacle to its bid to regain power in 2019. George, who was a former military governor of old Ondo State identified the adherence to the party’s constitution, and the enthronement of equity, fairness and justice as panacea that would give lasting peace. He spoke on the […]