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Why 107 Imo women languish in Owerri prison

Names of over a hundred women from Imo State who are being detained under inhumane and degrading conditions at Owerri Federal Prison, Nigeria, for protesting the whereabouts of their leaders since August 17, 2018:

Photo: Obi, celebrates with cleric's wife, others

R-L Mr. Peter Obi; Sen. Chris Ngige; Bishop Onuoha; wife of the Bishop on the Niger, Elsie Nwokolo (celebrating her 50th birthday) and Bishop Owen Nwokolo at her( Elsie's) 50th birthday celebration at All Saints Anglican Church, Onitsha, recently.

Sallah: Bauchi governor, Abubakar, sues for peace

.Stakeholders advocate improved security in Bauchi schools

By Rita Michael

Bauchi

The Bauchi State Governor, Mohammed Abubakar, has enjoined Muslims to demonstrate peaceful co-existence among one another irrespective of religious, ethnic and political differences.

  The governor, who stated this in a goodwill message to mark this year’s Eid-El-Kabir celebration in Bauchi, said that the religion of Islam propagates total submission to the Will of Allah hence the need to maintain peaceful co-existence with other fellow human beings.

Lunatic hacks man to death in Ondo

A suspected madman has hacked to death a middle age man; Seewo Idowu in Olomu, a community in Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State.

A source said the incident happened on Friday night but was reported to the police on Saturday.

The identity of the suspected madman was not yet revealed by the police.

The source said the alleged killer was living on the same street with the deceased but no one knew why he carried out the attack on the deceased.

Sallah: Bauchi Police intensify surveillance, redeploy 2,992 officers

By Rita Michael
Bauchi

Eid-El-Kabir: APC felicitates with Muslims

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has felicitated with Muslims and Nigerians on the celebration of Eid-El-Kabir, the holy Islamic festival to commemorate the obedience and willingness of Ibrahim to follow Almighty Allah's (SWT) command to sacrifice his son.
The in a statement by its Ag. National Publicity Secretary,

Police have declared war on Rivers, says Wike

By Val Amanze

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has stated that the consistency with which the Police sabotage the electoral process in Rivers State amounts to a declaration of war on the people.

  In a state broadcast on Sunday on the failed Port Harcourt State Constituency Three Bye-Election allegedly disrupted by the Police and armed All Progressives Congress (APC) thugs, Governor Wike advised the Rivers people not to succumb to the antics of the police, lest they become slaves in their fatherland.

ASUU laments neglect, under-funding of LAUTECH

By Rita Michael

Bauchi

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Bauchi zone, has lamented the neglect and underfunding of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho by the governments of Osun and Oyo states due to the lingering ownership struggle.

 Addressing a press conference in Bauchi yesterday, the Zonal Coordinator of ASUU, Bauchi zone, Professor Lawan Abubakar, explained that the problem with the university was due to the ownership struggle between Oyo and Osun states governments as its combined owners.

Aguma was a patriot of the First Order – Dokpesi

The Founder and Chairman Emeritus of Daar Communication Plc, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, has described the late Attorney-General of Rivers State as a patriot of the First Order.

 He also condoled with the Rivers State Government on the passage of the Attorney General of Rivers State, the late Emmanuel Aguma (SAN).

  During a condolence visit to Governor Wike over the death of the Attorney General at the Government House Port Harcourt on Friday night, Chief Dokpesi said that the death of Aguma was a loss to the entire nation.

Benue: How herdsmen ambushed, killed soldier, injured two others in fresh attacks

.Ethnic leaders take case to international communit

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