In the face of the lingering problem of insecurity in the nation, some state governors in the northern part of the country have called on citizens of their states to defend themselves against the incessant vicious attacks by armed Fulani bandits. A few days ago, the governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, repeated the call for citizens of the state to rise and defend themselves when the bandits attack their communities.The governor had made a similar call in the not-so-distant past.
Andy Uba, the Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, in the upcoming Anambra State governorship poll, has revealed two striking political moves he will use to defeat his opponents in the upcoming Anambra election which is just a few weeks from now. He said he is not depending on Federal might as opined by some politicians in Anambra nor relying on rigging to win.
For a long time, now there have been frequent reports of attacks, and killings in the Northern states. Kaduna happens to be in the middle of all these. The Governor of the State has tried to put in measures, to bring an end to these banditry activities, but all efforts have proven to be abortive.
With evidence that the 2023 general election is fast approaching, political gladiators have already started consultation on the political office the will be contesting for, with this, I will be presenting the two former Governors may become governors once again in 2023. 1. Akinwunmi Ambode The former governor of Lagos state is one of the former Governors that may contest for the 2023 Lagos State Governorship election, because of his popularity and the outstanding projects he did when he was in office as the executive governor of Lagos State.
A video has emerged showing how a huge fire engulfed the Nkwo Ogbe Market in Anambra State. The huge market destroyed several shops, properties, and goods belonging to traders, retailers, and wholesalers in the Nkwo Ogbe Market. Several people were seen panicking about the raging fire which gradually destroyed shops and properties worth millions of naira in Nkwo Ogbe Market.
The Presidency on Sunday cleared the air on the varying interpretations drawn from President Muhammadu Buhari's concluding remarks during his visit to Imo State last Thursday. President Buhari during his Thursday visit to Imo The President had reportedly told the State Governor, Hope Uzodimma, that he would be careful when next he invites him to the State.
Photo credit to Vanguard Over the past few months, there have been several attackers on schools, in the Northern part of the country, and Kaduna has been in the center of the whole situation. Some parts of the state are no longer habitable, some parents have also withdrawn their children from school because of the fear of kidnappers, others that have lost their children in the incident, have lost faith in seeing their children again.
From the late 70s up till early 90s, the Lagos Principals' Cup was hotly contested by secondary schools in the State. Aside from being the most followed grassroots sports competition in the State at the time, it also served as a veritable scouting ground for clubs in the State and neighbouring States such as Ogun, Oyo and Osun.
Benue is one of the North Central states in Nigeria. According to the population census of 2006, Benue has a total population of about 4,253,641. The State derived its name from the Benue River which is the second largest river in Nigeria. The state is called the 'Food Basket of the nation' because of its rich agriculture, as agriculture is the mainstay of the people forming the backbone of the state economy.
In the last few months, Imo State had witnessed widespread violence across the State. Gunmen attacked security outfits, government properties and innocent people in the State have also been attacked. The intervention of the federal government which led to the arrest of some suspects has helped in the ongoing efforts to restore normalcy to the State.
The trial of Uduak Frank Akpan, the 20-year-old man accused of killing Miss Iniubong Ephraim Umoren in April this year, is due to begin on Wednesday. Uduak, who is standing trial with his father, Frank Akpan, 64, a retired Director in the Federal Civil Service, had pleaded guilty to killing the 26-year-old.
Over the weeks, Plateau State have experience series of attacks from unknown Gunmen and Fulani Herdsmen especially in Jos North. Relentless and coordinated attacks on communities in Plateau State have since become ‘normal’ occurrences as the people of the state appear to have lost count of such onslaughts.
With less than fourty Eight hours to the commencement of a new Academic Session in Ogun State , the State Ministry Of Education Science and Technology has in the last 72 hours of releasing the States fourty-two Flagship Schools screening results, reviewed some of the earlier results, released by the Ministry upward.
Ogun State Ministry of Education Science and Technology have released the names of successful candidates who sat for the screening Test into the 42 flagship schools in the State. The results which was released on the Ministry's website can be viewed online through: https://ogmoest.ogunstate.gov.ng/#services with each successful candidate admission letter also on the website.
Here's Why Sealing Of Banks By Imo State Government For Observing Sit-At-Home May Not Be A Good Idea
Image credit: punchng.com As reported by the Punch news, some customers were left stranded in Owerri the Imo State capital on Tuesday because all the financial institutions were under the state government ribbon. It was revealed that the State Government had decided to seal the banks because they defiled the order given by the authorities and went ahead to observe a stay-at-home order given by the Indigenous People of Biafra.
At 80, the General Superintendent of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor W. F. Kumuyi is still going State to State for different church crusade. One would think that at this age, he would be relaxing and having some rest after many years of service, but the reverse is the case, as the man of God was today spotted at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International airport alongside his wife for a global crusade.
A report reaching us from Channels Television has confirmed an attack on Kacecere Village in Zangon Kataf local government area of Kaduna State which led to the loss of about 8 lives, razing of several houses, and also left 6 others injured. The report revealed that the attack was in reprisal of an earlier attack by gunmen in Jankasa and Madamai village of Zangon Kataf and Kaura local government area respectively.
A lot of people have called on both State and Federal Government to build ranches so that herders can take their cattle there to graze on grasses, without disrupting other activities. The issue of open grazing has been a subject of discussion for some time now and this was the major cause of the Farmer-Herder clash as herders kept taking their cattle to other people's farmland which led to the destruction of crops.
The measures put in place by the the Federal and State Government in order to bring an end to banditry, kidnapping and cattle rustling have been proving effect. There have been many strategic measures that have been taken by the various arms of government to see that insecurity in the North West becomes a thing of the past.
The future of Nigeria is at risk and the Education system as well! The United Nations has warned the Federal Government of Nigeria of how the Future of the Nation will be at risk if bandits will keep Abducting students in different schools. The incessant attacks on schools and kidnappings have affected hundreds of children in a number of states in the country.