Interfaith forum tasks PLASEIC on credible LG polls

October 8, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The Plateau State Interfaith Dialogue for Forum for Peace (IDFP) has urged the State Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEIC), to conduct free, fair and credible elections that will allow for peaceful co-existence. The IDFP, made the appeal during a press conference after its quarterly meeting led by co-chairmen, Malam Sani Mudi and Pastor Julius Irabor, held at Pastoral center Jos. Malam Read More

Bandits fleeing Zamfara regrouping in Niger, Shiroro residents cry out

September 20, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

 The residents of communities in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger state have been gripped by fears and apprehension following the influx of fleeing bandits from Zamfara and other states having boundaries with Niger state. A group from the local government under the Coalition of Shiroro Associations (COSA) stated this, Monday, in a statement issued by the Secretary of the association, Read More

Ebonyi group asks Umahi to tender apology over 2023 comments

September 13, 2021 Editorial II 0

The Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora (AESID) has described as unfortunate and disappointing comment credited to the state governor David Nweze Umahi wherein he prayed and expressed a wish for God to give Nigeria another President like Muhammadu Buhari as his successor in 2023. The group demanded that the governor should apologise to Nigerians. In a statement Read More

Breaking: Kogi state breaks silence on attack at correctional centre

September 13, 2021 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Kogi state government has confirmed the attack by some unknown gunmen at the Kabba correctional centre. A statement signed by the Commissioner of Information and Communication, Kingsley Fanwo, on Monday read, “We can confirm that some gunmen attacked the Kabba Custodial Centre but investigations are still on to clearly ascertain the number of inmates that escaped from the Centre. Read More

Ebonyi: Group calls for urgent intervention in renewed Izzi/Ikwo communal hostility

June 13, 2021 Editorial II 0

The Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora (AESID) has condemned the renewed communal clashes between the people of Enyibichiri, Izzi in Abakaliki Local Government Area and Echialike, Ikwo, Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi state over a lingered land dispute, demanding an end to the hostility. The Ebonyi indigenes also condemned in totality the abduction of some Izzi Read More

NDDC: N111bn accruals pitch stakeholders against Akpabio

April 28, 2021 Emeka Nze 0

 Fresh crisis may be brewing at the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) over alleged failure of its new Interim Administrator to account for a whooping sum of N111, 621,716,618.4, which accrued to the Commission in the last four months.For this reason, stakeholders have expressed fears that the NDDC may not be able to pay April salaries owing to its very Read More

50 armed herdsmen nabbed, under prosecution over insecurity – NSCDC boss

April 7, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Dr. Ahmed Audi, said the Corps has arrested over 50 suspected armed herdsmen, in ongoing operations to check the escalating insecurity in the country. The NSCDC boss said this at the agency’s headquarters Wednesday in Abuja, where licences were presented to new private guard operators. The CG, however stressed Read More

Effium community killings: Ebonyi indigines want Buhari’s urgent intervention

March 25, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora (AESID) said it is alarmed by the persistent killings ongoing in Effium community, Ohaukwu Local Government Area of the state, calling on the federal government led by President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently intervene and put an end to it. The Ebonyi indigenes said The “senseless attacks on defenceless citizens” have claimed Read More

Covid-19: Two-third of Africans want vaccination – Survey

March 24, 2021 Tope Sunday 0

In spite of the apprehension against the Covid-19 vaccination, a survey conducted by a health-based organisation, Partnership for Evidence- Based Response (PERC), has revealed that the two-third of Africans preferred the vaccination. The survey, which was released in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Wednesday by the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), said the survey was conducted in Read More