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Troops on fighting and clearance patrol codenamed “Operation Tiger Claw” on Tuesday, July 19 2016 swooped on terrorists at Gangere village in Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno State.

This followed intelligence report on the convergence and massing up of dislodged Boko Haram terrorists, with intent of carrying out attack on some isolated communities.

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has nominated a former Deputy Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Nsima Ekere as Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba as the Chairman of the agency responsible for the development of the oil-rich Niger Delta region.

Their names were forwarded to the Senate Wednesday for confirmation.

By Kate Uwalaka

 

 

Just like dry season bush fire, the news spread very fast, anouncing the death of one of the prominent sons of Chukwuoma Okpofe in Ezinihitte Mbaise Local Government Area.

 At first, it was referred as rumour; but as days rolled bye it became real that Mr. Tony Ihebereme had passed away at 74 years, leaving behind eight children and a wife.

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has said that the current structure of the country’s federalism, which he chose to describe as “feeding bottle federalism,” is the cause of the country’s "economic quandary”.

Ekiti State government has debunked media report claiming that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had discovered that

N59.6 million meant for projects under the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in the state were diverted by Mr. Abiodun Agbele. It explained:

Bitter leadership tussles is currently rocking Divine Mandate Pastors(DMP), an umbrella body of clerics who worked for the election of Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, during the 2015 general election.

The crisis however escalated during the weekend as some members of the forum attempted to impeach their leaeer, Evangelist Emphraim Ononye, over allegations of gross misconduct.

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Fayose To Buhari: Allow Judiciary To Work . Stop Political Persecution

 

By Valentine Amanze, Lagos

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, on Monday, February 1, 2016, advised President

Mohammadu Buhari of Nigeria to respect the democratic principles of separation of

How Police Officer Was Arrested For Defiling Seven-Year-Old Girl In Ebonyi

 

A Policeman attached to Ebonyi State Police Command, Ndubuisi Ewerem, has been arrested for allegedly defiling a seven-year- old girl, Chiamaka

Nwankwo, who resides at No. 29 off Nibo Street in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital.

Kanu Seeks EU’s Assistance Over Plight In Nigeria

European Union has invited the Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, to address the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Wednesday February 3, 2016.

Ekiti Guber Election Rigging Saga: An Afterthought Episode, Says Group

 

A human rights group in Nigeria, the Centre for Human Rights and Social Justice (CHRSJ) has described the weekend revelation of former Secretary of the Ekiti State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party

How Boko Haram Roasted Kids Alive In Borno

 

A survivor hidden in a tree says he watched Boko Haram extremists firebomb huts and heard the screams of children among people burned to death in the latest attack by Nigeria's homegrown Islamic extremists.

What David Mark Backs On For Senate Return

Former Senate president, David Mark, has said that he would emerge victorious in the February 20 rerun election for the Benue South senatorial district on the strength of the support of his constituents and God.

Julius Agwu’s New Year Resolution

Top Nigerian comedian, Julius Agwu, who was the governorship aspirant in Rivers State finally speaks on why he contested in 2015 and what his future plans are.

Why Buhari Will Continue To Be Petroleum Minister, By Thompson

By Ejikeme Omenazu, Lagos

 

A VETERAN journalist and Member of Buhari Media Support Group (BMSG), Tunde Thompson, has said that the failure of Nigerians to honestly run the petroleum sector made President Muhammadu Buhari to assume the position of the Petroleum Minister.

How China Cracks Down On Christians

 

One of the most prominent Protestant figures in China, the Rev. Gu Yuese, has been detained, along with his wife, and held incommunicado as part of what Chinese evangelical leaders say is a broad official crackdown in China on what is described as harmful “foreign influences."

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