The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has bombarded the Boko Haram terrorists’ camp at Alafa ‘C’ in the heart of Sambisa forest in Borno State. Continue reading “Nigeria Air Force rain bombs on Boko Haram”
A former Governor of Imo State, Ikedi Ohakim has blamed the current security situation in the country on the nation’s political leaders who have remained unmoved and indifferent in tackling the security challenges confronting the country.
Ohakim stated this today while delivering a lecture He said that insecurity has hitherto become the national anthem on the lips of every Nigerian, a situation, he noted will continue to portray the country in a bad light before the international community.
“Our lands have suddenly become graveyards as a result of incessant killings which have become the order of the day.”
“The late Nobel Laureate, Chinua Achebe was right when he put up his first artwork, ‘Things fall apart’ and ended it with, ‘There was a country’. Indeed, things have fallen apart in Nigeria.”
“I charge Mr. President, as a matter of urgency, release the presidential Marshall plan for security because we shall not continue to fold our arms and watch our people die like fowls everyday.”
“Just last week, bandits killed another 52 in Kaduna state. These are not 52 cows but human beings. What a country! Meanwhile, the Governor of Kaduna state has apologized for his inability to protect his people. It is indeed a sorry situation.”
Ohakim who spoke as a guest at the event further said that Nigeria will hardly make a headway while leaving with the enemy called ‘insecurity and corruption’, urging the leaders to apply human face in the fight against the menace.
Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo is fulfilling all the expectations of the Premier League club when they signed him on loan and the Nigerian will only improve as he gets used to his new teammates, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said.
The two main caucuses of the Ekiti State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ayo Fayose and Senator Biodun Olujimi, on Friday engaged in war of words ahead of the party’s April State Congress. Continue reading “Ekiti PDP congress: Fayose, Olujimi in war of words”
The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has confirmed that two out of the three recent suspected cases of Coronavirus identified in Lagos are negative, while the result for the last is still being awaited. Continue reading “Coronavirus Update: Two out of three suspected cases test negative- Health Minister, Ehanire”
Former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon (retd), has admitted that the Igbo nation had been marginalised in Nigeria’s polity. Continue reading “Lots of injustices have been done to Igbos – General Gowon”
The International Human Rights Commission said, it has uncovered plot to set up the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Muhammad Ibrahim Tanko. Continue reading “IHRC raises alarm over alleged plot to set up Nigeria’s CJN, Tanko”
Suspected Fulani herdsmen in the early hours of Thursday attacked the Mbanyiar community in the Guma Local Government Area of Benue State and raped three women including the district head’s wife. Continue reading “Again, herdsmen attack Benue community, rape monarch’s wife, others”
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has intensified efforts to curtail the incidence of gas explosion in Lagos State with the closure of seven Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) plants. Continue reading “DPR seals seven illegal LPG plants in Lagos”