For the past couple of months, their have been agitations in different parts of Nigeria by different groups that are seeking to become an independent country of their own.First it was the Independent People of Biafra (IPOB), then the Yoruba Nation agitators also emerged.
8 suspected IPOP members killed by security operatives The Joint Security Operatives, comprising; The police, and other security units have killed 8 men alleged to be members of the IPOB during a “gun battle.” The Nation records that; “the military sent reinforcement from the 34 artillery brigade, Obinze, in Owerri, the state capital.” However, the shooting which lasted for hours, left the dwellers of the community in fear.
The 13-year-old girl, Treasure Ofuya who was declared missing about over a week ago, has been found.News had it that Treasure was missing after her last seen on 30th April, 2021, after she allegedly left for school.Treasure picture later went viral on social media after her parents became worried about her unknown whereabouts, following all the effort made to find her which was all abortive.
Today's Headlines: Parents Beg Bandits After Paying N55million Ransom, Bill Gates, wife announce divorce after 27 years
Parents beg bandits over threat to kill Kaduna varsity students Parents of the abducted Greenfield University students have expressed shock over the latest threat by bandits to kill their children.They begged the bandits to have mercy and spare their children after payment of N55million ransom.One of the parents, who spoke to The Nation on condition of anonymity said, they had collectively paid more than the N55million mentioned by the bandits leader as ransom.
The issue of Security Vote has remained a major topic of discussion across the media space, while some people have questioned why such a huge amount of money should be given to state governments every month, many simply don't know what security vote is all about.On this page I will be giving some hints on security vote and how much of it some states government are receiving every month.
The pressure to get rich quick has forced our brothers and sisters to venture into smuggling drugs and they hid these hard drugs in the most unimaginable places.According to reports from The Nation Newspaper, The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted 140 grammes of methamphetamine hidden in a statue of Mary by agents embedded in two courier companies in Lagos State.
RCCG reacts to the death of Dare Adeboye The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) has made a statement regarding the death of Pastor Dare Adeboye, The church took to their verified Twitter page today, May 6th to announce his demise.According to The Nation, the family said; “It is the wish of the family to be granted privacy at this moment and that prayers be offered on their behalf.” One man killed at Mile 12, Lagos Another street battle has emerged, leaving one Sadiq Oloyo dead while others sustain injury at the Gengere axis of Mile 12, Kosofe, Lagos.
Remember Mary Daniel?The amputee sachet water hawker whose story evoked sympathy from well meaning Nigerians and Lagos State government?It has been discovered that her story was not true afterall, according to The Nation.Her lies were busted when it was discovered that she was not an orphan.
The Nation confirmed that the viral claims made by the amputee hawker, Mary Daniels that she lost her legs in an accident that killed her parents were false and many Nigerians were shocked by this revelation.If you could recall that Nigerians donated about N25m to this amputee after she was spotted selling water at Oshodi, she was interviewed and she revealed that she is an orphan with a baby to fend for.
Hours after ‘unknown gunmen’ attacked a military checkpoint in Ebonyi state and killed two soldiers and a civilian, there are now reports that a community in the state is in serious pandemonium following an invasion by this ‘unknown’ gunmen.According to The Nation, details of the gunmen invasion is still sketchy as at press time.
Abaribe Reveals Those Behind Southeast Killings: Senate Minority Leader Enyinnaya Abaribe has cleared the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and other pro-Biafran agitators of being behind the killing of security operatives in the Southeast.Speaking with The Nation after he delivered a keynote address at the Nigeria Bar Association Owerri Branch 2021 Law Week, the lawmaker said the attacks were being carried out by those he described as ‘fifth columnists imported into Igboland’ whose key motivation was the destabilization of Igboland.
Lagos State Government Discover Lies In Viral Amputee Hawker’s Claims, Withholds N25m Donated To Her
The Nation reported on Wednesday evening that Mary Daniel, the Oshodi amputee hawker, claimed she lost a leg in an accident that killed all passengers, including her parents, when she was a teenage girl.Daniel went viral a few weeks ago after photos of her hawking water in Oshodi surfaced on social media, eliciting sympathy from Nigerians all over the world.
An abduction report surfaced the internet few days ago about some University Students who were kidnapped in their school by bandits.Many people got worried when the news surfaced the internet and people started praying that the students return back safely but unfortunately, their dead bodies were recovered on Friday in a location very close to their institution.
According to "The Nation" it has been gathered that the police station in Nkporo, which is the hometown of the Deputy Governor of Abia state in ohafia local government area of abia state has been razed down by gunmen.It was also said the the attackers burnt exhibits, motorcycles, and cars in the station, this is happening despite the curfew set up by the executive Governor of Abia State, Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, with an attempt to curb and avoid this kind of attacks from happening in the state.
It seem Mary Daniel, the young amputee woman who trended in the news recently will not be getting the twenty five million naira donation raised for her anytime soon following reports, on Wednesday evening by The Nation that the money has been seized by the Lagos State government, after news broke that she falsified the life story to gain sympathy and make money.
Today's Headlines: Six Nollywood Stars Who Died In 2021, Pantami: President Buhari has shown view on terrorism - Oby Ezekwesili
Six Nollywood stars who died in 2021: There is this sense of finality that comes with death.It brings about rude re-awakening when you realise that it is finished, no going back, no room to right any more wrong.Death also has a way of bringing to the fore emotions one never imagined possible.
For some days now, some Nigerians on social media have been calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to remove Pantami from office after some 'damaging' statements which he made years ago popped up on the web.In this article, I would be showing you how Nigerians are reacting after the presidency choose to support Pantami instead of sacking him.
Sadiq Mu’azu, Dorothy Tirnom Yohanna & Precious Nwakacha have been identified as the three Greenfield University Students that were killed by bandits in Kaduna.It’s learnt that the three students were among the private university students abducted by bandits suspected to be kidnappers along the Kaduna-Abuja highway on Tuesday night, April 20.
For the past few months, Nigeria has been under serious attacks from Bandits and unknown Gunmen in the Eastern and Northern part of the country.These unexpected attacks poses as a threat to the lives of Residents living in that region.Nigerians has urged the Government to make sure things are put in place to counter the attacks of the suspected criminals.
Photos of one of the abducted Greenfield University students killed by bandits have been shared online by one of Nigeria's new media, The Nation.The identity of the deceased was disclosed as Dorathy Tirnom Yohanna.There is a widely held belief that no man has the right to take the life of another person.