Cross River: Kidnapped RCCG pastor regains freedom

November 15, 2021 Joseph Obung 0

The pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Sunday Adeniran, and an unnamed female teacher, who were abductedby gun wielding men in the early hours of last Saturday, have regained their freedom. A security source, who preferred anonymity, told our reporter that the victims were released early Monday morning near Scanobo filling station, Ikot Ekpo 8 miles at Read More

Ebonyi indigenes demand release of detained Journalist over Facebook post

October 13, 2021 Editorial II 0

The Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora (AESID) has faulted the state government of Engr David Umahi, for implementing Cybercrime Prohibition Law in the state without a public hearing. The group however, demanded immediate release of a Radio presenter, Godfrey Chikwere, arrested and detained over a Facebook post on the order of the state government. In a statement 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

APC: Peace Corps boss retrieves car gift from party chair

August 20, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives and Commandant General (CG) of the Nigeria Peace Corps, Dickson Akoh, has decided to retrieve the Jeep he had given to the state party chairman, Chief Abba Yaro, three years ago, as part of the party’s crisis in Benue state. The state chairman, according to reports, has returned the Toyota Sequoia Jeep that the Read More

Fire disasters: Gombe ‘ll invest more resources to safe lives, property – Gov Yahaya

July 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Gombe state governor, Alhaji Inuwa Yahaya, has pledged his administration’s commitment to safeguard lives and property of citizens by investing more resources to combat fire outbreaks in the state. Governor Yahaya said he was ready to double efforts to assist the federal fire Service and state fire service to ensure safety of lives and property. Speaking Tuesday during the commissioning Read More

Dogara demands apology from online blog over N1bn diversion report

July 4, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Former Speaker of the House of Representatives and member Representing Bogoro/Dass/Tafawa Balewa Federal Constituency of Bauchi state, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has threatened to institute legal action against publishers of Bauchi based online news blog Wikki Times over alleged defamatory story published against him on June 28, 2021. In the said story, the online medium alleged that the former Speaker “connived” Read More

June 12 symbol of people’s supremacy – PDP Reps

June 13, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Caucus in the House of Representatives has described June 12  democracy day commemoration as a symbol of democratic freedom and supremacy of the People’s power, which the federal government must respect in adherence to all democratic tenets. The Caucus presented this position on Saturday, giving a four-point demand to move Nigeria from what it termed Read More

Constitution review: What NASS is doing – Al-Makura

June 6, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

Senator representing Nasarawa South senatorial district Umaru Al-Makura, Sunday, said the National Assembly is working seriously to amend the 1999 constitution so as to meet the yearnings of Nigerians who are demanding a change of constitution.  Al-Makura stated this in an interview with Blueprint in Lafia, Nasarawa state capital.He explained that the lawmakers of the National Assembly are conscious of the agitation for a Read More