Popular Nollywood actress and brand ambassador, Destiny Etiko recently added a new car to her garage. Meanwhile, a lot of persons have been talking about her new car on social media platforms. Though it was some of her colleagues in Nollywood who took to their respective social media platforms yesterday, Sunday, September 19, 2021, to share photos of the new car, while equally congratulating the Enugu State born actress on her new achievement.
The Northern Elders Forum have stated that they won't accept Presidency to be shifted to the South as the Southern Governor's Forum had stated during their meeting in Lagos in July, 2021 and the recent meeting at Enugu State about States collecting VAT. The Spokesman of the NEF, Hakeem Baba Ahmed during his keynote address at the inaugural edition of the Maitama Sule Leadership Lecture Series which was held at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, had stated that they won't allow power to be shifted to the South.
Daily Post reported that the youth wing of Ohaneze Ndigbo, a socio-cultural group in the South-East, has now reacted to the alleged attack launched by members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and the Eastern Security Network (ESN), on a political meeting in Enugu State during the weekend.
Report from Sahara Reporters gathered that hoodlums attacked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State and set offices ablaze. Mr Okwudili Ohaa, the Chief Fire Officer Enugu State, confirmed the attacked to the journalists in the state. The fire officer said he received a distress call from Enugu State Fire Service as at 1:30am on Sunday over the incident.
Governors of the Southern region, for the third time this year, met in Enugu State on Thursday to deliberate on key issues affecting the region. After the meeting, the governors made five key decisions that the writer opines may not favour the North, and the region may likely oppose these decisions made by the southern governors.
Unknown Gunmen struck Onitsha again, killed policemen and set their Hilux ablaze. The incident happened around 9am on Sunday September 19th 2021, along Ukaegbu/Ezeiweka road in Onitsha. The Gun men strategically waited for the patrol vehicle of the policemen and started shooting immediately at the vehicle.
On Thursday, governors of the different southern states in Nigeria, for the third time, met in Enugu State to deliberate on key issues that affect the region. Recall that the governors had met previously in Asaba and Lagos States, where they made famous decisions that would collectively affect the region.
Gunmen set ablaze another office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the Awgu area of Enugu State. Okwudili Ohaa, the Chief Fire Officer in Enugu State, confirmed the occurrence to the Nigerian News Agency in Enugu on Sunday, September 19, 2021.
Sadly Enugu State mourns popular businessman, Alhaji Abdulazeez Chibuzo Ude, who recently died in Lagos State. Photo Credit: Daily Post Chief Ude is a pan Africanist, an entrepreneur, culture enthusiast, publisher, and philanthropist from Abor, Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State.
According to reports, some gunmen have stormed a gathering of politicians in Enugu, threatening that no elections will hold in the SouthEastern region of the country. A video clip showing the moment the gunmen attacked the venue, has surfaced online. The assailants were seen shooting sporadically as the politicians fled for their lives.
The fuel scarcity being experienced in parts of the South Eastern region of the country has no hope of ending soon. This comes as the situation has degenerated into a worse case scenario, with fuel now selling at outrageous prices. Meanwhile, some of our correspondence visited most parts of 9th mile corner, Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State, today, September 17, 2021.
Just yesterday, the 17 Southern Governors met in Enugu State. During their meeting yesterday, the 17 southern governors, led by the Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, made it clear that collection of VAT is the responsibility of states, stating it clearly that the federal government has no right to collect VAT across Nigeria.
Since the Southern Governors began meeting to jointly discuss issues that are affecting the entire Southern region of Nigeria, the Governors have been able to reach different agreements within themselves. It should be recalled that it was during such a meeting that the Governors agreed to ban open grazing, and also to insist on the zoning of the 2023 Presidency to the Southern region.
The recent meeting held by Southern Governors in Enugu State has continued to generate reactions from the public. It should be recalled that the Governors met in the capital of the old Eastern region, to deliberate on salient issues affecting the entire Southern region. The meeting was the third of its kind in recent times, with the first and second held in Asaba, and Lagos respectively.
On Sunday, arsonists set fire to the INEC office in Enugu State's Awgu Local Government Area. Chief Okwudili Ohaa, the Chief Fire Officer in Enugu State, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu. The Enugu State Fire Service got a distress call at 1.30 a.m., according to Ohaa.
It was reported earlier today that EFCC operatives injured several innocent Nigerians last night when they reportedly opened fire to disperse a youth conference going on in a hotel when they raided the hotel last night in Enugu. According to report, the sad incident happened at Castle Majestic hotel in Ogui, in Enugu State.
Fourteen internet fraudsters popularly known as Yahoo Boys have been arrested inside a hotel and other places in Enugu City, the Enugu State capital, by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) during three separate raids on their hideouts, the agency announced on Friday, September 17.
The Southern Governors Forum has indicated support for state governments collecting Value Added Tax in their jurisdictions. The forum agreed this during its meeting in Enugu on Thursday, September 16, 2021. Following the meeting, which was attended by nine Governors and seven Deputy Governors, the Chairman of the Forum/Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN), read the Governors' resolutions and tasked the Governors who had yet to pass the anti-open grazing law to do so as soon as possible.
The Southern Governor's Forum outcome on Thursday 16/9/21, in Enugu State. The communique was read by the Chairman of the Forum, Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu (Ondo State). Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State and Chairman Southern Governors' Forum. 1. The Governors jointly agreed and declare that, it is within their powers to collect the Value Added Tax, VAT.
Governors from the Southern part of Nigeria met in Enugu on Thursday, declaring that it is within their purview to collect the Value Added Tax, VAT. This is coming after a face-off between the Rivers State Government and the Federal Government, which is now subject of litigation.