Police arrest 20 suspected cultists in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom Police Command says it has arrested 20 suspected cultists in Eket Local Government Area. The Eket Area Commander, ACP Emeka Nwonyi, made the disclosure at an emergency security meeting with stakeholders on Friday in Eket. He said the suspects had been terrorising residents of the locality before …

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9 pregnant women, 148 others return from Libya

Another batch of 157 Nigerians, including nine pregnant women, on Friday voluntarily returned from Libya with the assistance of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM). Mr Abraham Tamrat, Programme Manager, Migration Management Unit, IOM, Lagos, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. Tamrat said that …

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3 die as soldiers, police clash in Abia

Three persons were on Friday reported dead in Aba, the commercial nerve of Abia State. This was owing to a bloody clash between personnel of the Nigerian Army attached to the Ngwa High School Forward Operation Base (Charlie Coy) and personnel of Mobile Police Force (PMF 55) unit in Osisioma …

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I have suffered – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he has suffered both in politics and in the military. The President said that his journey in politics had been challenging. He said this when he played host to the delegation of residents in Abuja led by the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, …

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US speaks on Ekiti governorship election

The United States has said the world is looking forward to the July 14 Ekiti governorship election. The Consul General, Mr. John Bray, spoke during a meeting with the Ekiti State Council of Traditional Rulers held in the palace of Ewi of Ado-Ekiti, Oba Rufus Adejugbe. He was reacting to …

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Court asked to compel EFCC to probe ex-Gov Oshiomhole

An anti-corruption crusader, Bishop Osadolor Ochei, Thursday asked a Federal High Court in Abuja for an order of mandamus compelling the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to commence criminal proceedings against former Edo state governor and National Chairmanship aspirant, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole on alleged corruption. He filed an ex-parte …

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