It was a sad story to hear that some youths were killed by the same security outfit that was supposed to be protecting people in the South East. Image credit: Vanguard Some operatives of the Ebubeagu Security outfit were said to have invaded a community in Afikpo North LGA, Ebonyi State in the South East where they killed four youths.
There have been some concerns ahead of the coming governorship election in Anambra State which will take place on November 6, 2021. Security threat is one of the major problem that is raising concern as to whether the election will hold or not. Armed gunmen usually referred to as ''Unknown Gun Men'' have been carrying out series of attacks and perpetrating several killings in the state.
Kaduna State has remained one of the states with a high rate of security challenges in the country as bandits and other criminal elements carryout regular attacks on innocent people. The Kaduna State Government led by Governor Nasir El-Rufai insisted that it would never negotiate with the bandits or pay ransom to them no matter what happened.
Popular Nollywood actress and award-winning Producer, Idowu Phillips has celebrated her 79th birthday yesterday, October 16, 1942. The beautiful filmmaker who is widely known as 'Mama Rainbow' said she wishes to live up to 120 years on earth. (Photo Credit - Google) Speaking with The Punch newspaper, she stated that she now has a church and she prays she live longer to fulfill her purpose.
The opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has been using consensus arrangement in choosing who will emerge the occupant of some positions in the party ahead of its national convention. It would be recalled that the leaders of PDP from the North used consensus to choose former Senate President, Iyorchia Ayu, to occupy the post of the PDP National Chairman after the party zoned it to the North.
Popular entertainer and winner of the Big Brother Naija (Season 6) Hazel Onou popularly known as Whitemoney has continue to grant interviews few days after he won the BBN #90 million grand prize. (Photo Credit - Facebook) Whitemoney was declared the winner of the Big Brother Naija season 6 last week Sunday.
One thing that may surprise many political watchers is the fact that the embattled National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus has refused to give up. Secondus believes that he would fight it through until he reclaims his post, according to a report by The Punch.
The federal government has brought Nnamdi Kanu to court to continue facing trial for alleged treason which he was accused of committing. Not bringing the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to court had raised serious controversy as his family, his legal team and IPOB members kicked against it.
One Mistake Secondus Made In His Move To Stop PDP Convention Which Party Leaders Can Use Against Him
There is a fresh move by the embattled National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, to stop the planned national convention of the party. Image credit: BBC Secondus is against the convention. To ensure that it does not hold, Secondus through his lawyers filed a suit asking the court to stop the convention from taking place.
The embattled National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus has dragged the party to court over his suspension from office. Apart from that, Secondus is also making fresh moves to stop the planned national convention of his party scheduled to hold on October 30 and 31 respectively.
According to a Saturday report from the stable of The Punch news, the Oyo state Medium Correctional Center was infiltrated by some heavily armed Gunmen at about 9.30 on Friday night. The intruders allegedly engaged and overpowered the security operatives on guard in a gun battle. And they blast the wall of the prison to be able to gain entrance into the cells which they unlocked, and set 837 detained persons free.
The Punch released an update that Owerri has been refused to carry on their daily economic activities due to the usual order given by the Indigenous People of Biafran (IPOB). Before now, the trend never ceases to end as the Eastern communities often get plunged into such crises.
Indication emerged that the embattled National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus is fighting back. He has made fresh moves to stop the planned national convention of the PDP which is due to take place without him. According to a report by The Punch, Secondus has through his lawyers cited the consequences of the PDP going ahead with the convention in total disregard for his pending suit against the exercise.
Pandora Papers contain findings of some independent investigative journalists which exposed how some rich and influential leaders, businessmen and others operate offshore companies to evade tax. It gave further insights into the kind of deals these people engage in. After the reports were published, many Nigerians and other people around the world were expecting that the anti-corruption agencies of the countries whose citizens were accused of being involved in these deals will take action to make the people to account for their dealings and possibly have their day in court.
Zamfara Tussle Gets Tougher As PDP Increases Number Of People It Wants Court To Sack Along With Matawalle
The leadership tussle in Zamfara State has intensified as the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has increased the number of persons it wants the court to sack alongside Governor Bello Matawalle. Image credit: The Punch It would be recalled that Matawalle had months ago defected from PDP to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, contrary to PDP's earlier warnings.
Popular Nollywood actor, Charles Okocha, has denied the viral report that he smashed a man's car for allegedly taking his daughter out. Speaking with The PUNCH, the actor debunked the rumor stating that the video snippet is a movie role from a yet-to-be-released movie. According to him, he is not a violent person and wouldn't destroy anyone's property.
Some Nigerians are reportedly planning to stage protest as an anniversary of the EndSARS protest that rocked Nigeria last year. That EndSARS protest held in October last year. It was one of the biggest protests that shook the whole Nigeria and attracted global attention. It trended as number one on Twitter thereby persuading world renown celebrities, footballers, politicians and other influential people to talk about it and declare their stand.
According to a report by The PUNCH, Security Operatives attached to the Lagos State Police Command have arrested two suspected protesters at the Lekki toll plaza in the state. One of the arrested persons claimed to be a journalist who arrived at the tollgate to report on the purported memorial protest scheduled to take place at the Lekki tollgate today, while the other culprit was seen carrying a placard.
Today makes it exactly one year since we lost our heroes during the EndSars protest, therefore many Nigerians have decided to honor them because they have sacrificed their very existence for a cause bigger than all of us. Photo Credit: The Punch. As a way of remembering them, Gold Myn TV, a popular Instagram media had reported that there would be a memorial car procession through the toll gate while blasting horns in unison and waving flags in honor of the Nigerian youths who died during the massacre a year ago.
The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics told the general public that they should hold the government responsible if the union should embark on any strike. The union said the federal government and its agencies have refused to implement the Union’s Memorandum of Action signed in April 2021.