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Today's Headlines: We Won't Allow Emergency Rule In Anambra -Ohanaeze, Gunmen Take Over Benue Road

Ohanaeze: We won't allow emergency rule in Anambra 

The group said such a decision will cripple business activities as Onitsha is the economic hub of the south-east.

In recent weeks, Anambra has come under attack by gunmen, resulting in the loss of lives and property.

On Wednesday, Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), said a state of emergency might be considered in Anambra to ensure that the November 6 governorship election in the state takes place.


Motorists, communities flee as gunmen take over Benue road

ONE of the direct link roads to Makurdi the Benue State capital from the South East, the 55 kilometre Makurdi- Aliade road has been abandoned largely due to the harrowing experience of commuters and motorists who daily ply the road.

It is in bad shape and nothing has been done to salvage it thereby leaving the road users to their fate. As a result, motorists heading to and from Makurdi to the Eastern part of the country have carefully avoided it while daredevils now loom large and have carried out their nefarious activities on that route without challenge from any quarters


My recovery from Zaria attack a miracle, says El-Zakzaky 

Supreme leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, says it was only by a miracle that he recovered from gunshots allegedly fired at him by the military during the December 2015 attack on his residence in Zaria, Kaduna State.

El-Zakzaky disclosed this when northern Christian clerics paid him a solidarity visit in his Abuja residence, Thursday.


2023: Primate Ayodele tells PDP who to pick as National Chairman for guaranteed victory 

The Leader Of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, on Friday counselled the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on who to pick as National Chairman ahead of the 2023 presidential election.

Primate Ayodele said PDP should pick either former Governor of Kaduna State, Ahmed Markafi, or former Governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, as its National Chairman.

The clergyman explained that picking either of the two names would boost the chances of PDP returning to power in 2023.

In a statement by his Media Aide, Oluwatoyin Osho, Primate Ayodele said the opposition party needs a serious and vibrant person who can give them victory in 2023.


You Are A Divisive Voice, Group Blasts Edwin Clark Over Kano Naval Base Comment

The Northern Compatriots in Southern Nigeria (NOCOMSON) has come hard on Chief Edwin Clark over his comment on the proposed naval base in Kano.

Clark had described the plan to establish a naval base in Kano State as nepotistic, lambasting the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu.

But in a statement, the group’s regional coordinator, South South, Comrade Musbahu Saleh, asked Nigerians not to listen to “opportunists like Clark whose only stock in trade is to capitalize on the nation’s travail for material gains.”


Police rescue kidnap victim in Zamfara 

The Zamfara State Police Command has said that it rescued one Mudassiru Malan from kidnappers den, saying that the ongoing fight against the terrorists in the state is yielding positive results as they are gradually leaving the state.

According to a press statement signed by the command’s spokesman, SP Mohammed Shehu, the Police Tactical Operatives in conjunction with the vigilantes deployed along the Maradun-Kaura Namoda axis succeeded in the rescue of the victim from Sabon Garin Rini Village in Bakura Local Government Area of the state.

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