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

Troops repel ISWAP attack in Sokoto kill scores

September 28, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

… Neutralised 2 in Yobe, seized weapons The Nigerian military on Monday said troops of Operation Hadarin Daji in conjunction with other security agencies repelled an attack by suspected Islamic States for West African Province (ISWAP) terrorists and bandits on the Forward Operation Base (FOB) at Burkusuma in Sabon Birni Local Government Area of Sokoto state. The military said several Read More

Insecurity: APC states agree on implementation of Security Trust Fund

July 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) controlled states have resolved to strengthen the legal framework for the implementation of Security Trust Fund (STF) as part of efforts to end insecurity. The states under the leadership of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) however, commended the renewed offensive by Nigerian security agencies against criminal elements across the country, even as they reaffirmed the Read More

Twitter ban, in Nigeria’s or other nation’s interest?

 ‘…Ban in nation’s interest, not to stifle free speech’ …Govt has duty to protect the country’s sovereignty – BMO …It’s lawful, legal, moral – Expert …Proscription draconian, unacceptable – NASS minority caucus … Twitter founder ‘funded’ #EndSARS protests – FG  For almost a week now, the proscription of Twitter, one of the highly accessed social media platforms by the federal government, Read More

Another police station razed, 4 killed in Imo

May 30, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

Less than 24 hours after gunmen burnt down the Atta Police Station in Njaba  Local Government Area of Imo State, another police station in Izombe, Oguta Local Government Area of the state has been touched by people believed to be unknown gunmen.  However unlike the Atta incident, four of the hoodlums met their untimely death in an exchange of fire Read More

In Kaduna, crisis rocks APC as group demands removal of party chairman

April 22, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna state may degenerate into crisis ahead of the state’s local government elections following a group’s call for the removal of its acting chairman Air Commodore Emmanuel Jekada (retd). The group labelled the party chairman as a PDP mole in APC.The group, Kaduna Coalition of APC Electoral Volunteers, as well as state caucus members of the party, Read More