• Gunmen kidnap lawyer, relatives in Makurdi

    Gunmen kidnap lawyer, relatives in Makurdi

    The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), in Benue has appealed to security agencies to redouble their efforts to secure the release of its kidnapped member, Mr Terfa Jirgba.

    Chairman of the association, Mr Emmanuel Agbakor, told journalists in Makurdi on Monday that Jirgba was kidnapped in the early hours of Monday by armed youths in his house on Badagry Street in Makurdi.

    Agbakor said the youths, numbering over 20, stormed his residence in six Toyota Hilux pick up vehicles to kidnap the lawyer […]

  • I have been squatting with relatives since my husband died – Thompson Oliha’s wife

    I have been squatting with relatives since my husband died – Thompson Oliha’s wife

    Wife of the late Super Eagles midfielder, Thompson Oliha, Ajara Mohammed-Oliha, has lamented that both the Federal Government and the Kwara State Football Academy have abandoned the family he left behind 3 years after his demise.

    Ajara told The Newsmen yesterday, that she and her 12-year-old son, Aisosa Oliha, have been ‘struggling’ to survive since her husband’s death in June 2013.

    She accused the Kwara State Football Academy (where Oliha worked before he died) of ‘not redeeming’ the financial pledge of N1 […]