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Zulum visits Abadam town, Boko Haram stronghold

February 16, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Governor Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno State, Saturday visited Malam Fatori, headquarters of Abadam local government area located at the extreme border area of northern Borno at the shores of Niger Republic, which was for long held by the Boko Haram insurgents.  During the visit, Zulum undertook an assessment of destructions effected by the insurgents on public and private buildings among Read More

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Anambra Assembly sets up committee to investigate Onitsha tanker fire

October 18, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Anambra state House of Assembly Thursday constituted a committee to investigate the Onitsha fire incident which resulted to the death of a woman, a child and destruction of property. The committee was set up, following a motion raised under matters of urgent public importance by Hon. Edward Ibuzor (Onitsha North lI) at an emergency plenary in Awka. The fire Read More

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Alleged destruction of evidence: Enter your defence, Court orders Metuh

October 17, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court has ordered the former Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, to enter his defence in the alleged destruction of evidence trial before the court. Giving the order on Thursday, the Chief Judge of the Federal Justice Ishaq Bello, who is hearing the charge filed against Metuh and his Read More

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Alaaka: Community in search of relief weeks after rainstorm

April 24, 2019 Editorial III 0

Rainfall meant to be a blessing has caused pains for a community in Oyo state who unfortunately appear to have been neglected by the government a month after the havoc. AGBOOLA BAYO reports. For residents of Alaaka community, Araromi village, Igbonna, Apete, Wajawaja, Ologuneru, Alapata, Olose, Oloman, Arijo, Awotan, Alapata, Ile-Titun in Ido local government area of Oyo state, the Read More

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Hoodlums destroy Atiku’s billboard in Abakaliki

January 11, 2019 Editorial III 0

  One of the Atiku Abubakar’s support groups in Ebonyi state known as Friends of Atiku (FOA) has decried the destruction of their billboard at Mile 50 Abakaliki. The group which condemned the act said the perpetrators have failed as it is never a way of knowing one’s popularity. Atiku, the former vice President of Nigeria is currently the candidate Read More

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Hurricane Michael leaves ‘unimaginable destruction’ in Florida

October 12, 2018 Editorial III 0

Hurricane Michael left “unimaginable destruction” as it ploughed into coastal areas of Florida, the state’s governor, Rick Scott says. “So many lives have been changed forever,” he said. “So many families have lost everything.” The worst hit areas of Florida’s northwest coast saw houses ripped from their foundations, trees felled, and power lines strewn across streets. Hurricane Michael struck on Read More

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‘Fedpoly Nekede is 40’

March 9, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Owerri will be marking her 40th Year Anniversary as a higher institution of academic excellence in the next few days. The institution which was established in 1978 to be a pacesetter in a demand-driven technology and innovations has since met its set objectives. Addressing about 10,000 students during the institution’s 40th Matriculation Ceremony, the Rector, Dr Mrs. Read More

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Counting costs of Bida market fire

March 7, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Last week, about 600 shops in Bida Main Market, in Niger state, were gutted by fire. ADELOJE OJO, in this write up captures the agony of traders, as they count their losses Wailing traders Barely 12 hours after the Etsu Musa Main Market Bida got burnt, the Niger state Deputy Governor, Ahmed Ketso, while on an assessment visit, stood transfixed Read More

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2019: Call El-Rufai, Bello to order, ADP tells Buhari

February 23, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Abuja The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to caution the Kaduna state governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, and his counterpart in Kogi state, Yahaya Bello, over what it called “intolerance” of the two chief executives towards oppositions. The ADP made the call in reaction to the alleged destruction of its bill boards in Kogi state and Read More

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Senate’s 14-day ultimatum

February 8, 2018 Editorial IV 0

The horrendous massacres in Benue State should make the heart palpate. That such intermittent killings have almost become indices of identifying Benue State and some parts of Nigeria, go beyond the ordinary in terms of implications on human and material resources. That the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly is very much disturbed is much understood. However, it would appear Read More

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Herdsmen/farmers’ clash: Unongo chides FG for sitting on the fence

November 21, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Daniel Agbo Makurdi Chairman, Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Wanteregh Paul Unongo has called on the federal government to take drastic measures to end the dispute between herdsmen and farmers across the country. Wantaregh Unongo, who made the call yesterday at the monthly stakeholders meeting held in the Benue People’s House, Makurdi, expressed worry over laxity by the federal government Read More

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Police arrest 200 cattle in Adamawa over farm invasion

October 31, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Ibrahim Abdul’Aziz Yola The police in Adamawa state have arrested 200 cattle for invading a farmland at Yolde-Pate in Yola South Local Government Area. Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr. Othman Abubakar, told journalists in Yola, that the incident occurred on Saturday, in collaboration with the district and village heads in the area and timely intervention of police and Read More