Ebubeagu Not Formed To Fight IPOB, ESN –South-East Governors

Ebubeagu not formed to fight IPOB, ESN –South-East governors

Governors of the South East region yesterday said the zone’s joint Security outfit Known as Ebubeagu was not formed to confront the Indigenous People of Biafra(IPOB) or its Security arm, Eastern Security Network (ESN). Chairman of the forum and Governor of Ebonyi state, Chief David Umahi, stated this in Abakaliki while distributing 40 Siena Bus and 20 Hilux Vans to members of Ebubeagu and other security outfits in the state. He noted that the formation of Ebubeagu became imperative in order to complement the police and other conventional security agencies…

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Ikonso Killing: Uzodinma Returns To Imo Six Days After Attack On Country Home

Ikonso Killing: Uzodinma returns to Imo six days after attack on country home

The Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, on Friday returned to the state from Abuja amidst tight security and rising tension. Uzodinma’s return to the state came six days after his country home in Omuma in the Oru East Local Government Area of the state was razed by unknown gunmen last Saturday. The governor’s return came amidst speculations that he and other top government functionaries had run away from the state amidst rising insecurity. In the last six days, no fewer than ten persons had been killed, including the shooting…

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IPOB Reacts to Miyetti Allah’s Threats, Says it Will be ‘Blood for Blood’

IPOB Reacts to Miyetti Allah’s Threats, Says it Will be ‘Blood for Blood’

The Indigenous People of Biafra says members of the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore will meet their demise if they attempt to hurt any Igbo in the country. While speaking through a statement by its spokesman, Emma Powerful, the Nnamdi Kanu-led group said the Miyetti Allah will lose if it tries to carry out its threat. The IPOB said this in reaction to the threat by the herders’ group that they would avenge the death of every herdsman killed in the South-East. The Indigenous People of Biafra says members of the…

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Boko Haram Invades Another Yobe Town

Boko Haram invades another Yobe town

Boko Haram and ISWAP have expanded their attacks into Yobe state as they stormed Kanamma, headquarters of Yunusari LGA. It was their second attack in Yobe in less than a week, after the attack on Geidam, where over 6,000 people were displaced from their homes. As a matter of fact, Boko Haram insurgents attacked an outskirt of Kanamma Thursday night”, said Dungus Abdulkarim, spokesman of the Nigeria Police Force in the state. “Unfortunately, we have lost contact with our people there due to the absence of a mobile network in…

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FirstBank announces changes to its board. Assures depositors and investors

FirstBank announces changes to its board. Assures depositors and investors

STATEMENT TO THE NGX ON RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN FBN HOLDINGS PLC AND FIRST BANK OF NIGERIA LIMITED. In accordance with the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) Rule Book, we hereby notify the NGX and the investing public of recent developments in FBN Holdings Plc and First Bank of Nigeria Limited. Further to the press conference held by the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele on Thursday, 29 April 2021, the Boards of FBN Holdings Plc and First Bank of Nigeria Limited were dissolved and new Boards reconstituted,…

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First Bank Accepts CBN New Board As Adeduntan Resumes As CEO

First Bank accepts CBN new board as Adeduntan resumes as CEO

First Bank of Nigeria Limited on Friday said its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Dr. Adesola Adeduntan, who was earlier removed has resumed back to his office in the same capacity. The bank also said it is cooperating with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on the board newly constituted for the bank. This was a sequel to the pronouncement on the reconstitution of the new board of directors for the bank by the Central Bank of Nigeria on Thursday. At a press conference by the Governor of the Central Bank…

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Speech By The Honourable Minister Of Information And Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, At The Launch Of The Digital Switch-Over In Lagos On Thursday, 29th April, 2021 Protocol

Speech By The Honourable Minister Of Information And Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, At The Launch Of The Digital Switch-Over In Lagos On Thursday, 29th April, 2021 Protocol

Your Excellencies, distinguished ladies and gentlemen, good morning and welcome to this epoch-making event, which is the Digital Switch Over (DSO) of Lagos State. Please don’t be confused by the technical jargon. DSO simply means the switch-on of digital television in Lagos State. Please permit me to thank His Excellency, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and the entire government and people of Lagos State for their cooperation and support, which have made today’s event a reality. May I also commend all the stakeholders who are working round

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Bandits kill 323, kidnapped 949 Others In Kaduna In Three Months, Says Commissioner

Bandits kill 323, kidnapped 949 others in Kaduna in three months, says Commissioner

The Kaduna State Government has disclosed that 323 persons were killed, while 949 others were kidnapped by bandits in the last three months across Kaduna State. The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, stated this on Friday while presenting a report on the security situation in the state at a security meeting held at the Government House, Kaduna. Aruwan also said 64 bandits were neutralized by troops, while several gunrunners were arrested during the same period. According to the commissioner, “The report covers banditry, kidnapping, cattle-rustling,…

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Workers Day: FAAN Felicitates With Staff Commend On Their Resilience

Workers Day: FAAN Felicitates With Staff Commend On Their Resilience

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria(FAAN)has felicitated with its labour force as they celebrate workers’ day   Saturday, May 1, 2021. According to a statement signed by the Managing Director /Chief Executive Officer of FAAN, Capt. Rabiu Yadudu said the occasion used to celebrate the most important factor of production. “We make bold to say that your commitment, resilience, dedication, hard work and ingenuity are the key variables that are responsible for our successes and achievements over the years. “Your invaluable contributions to the aviation industry and indeed Nigeria are highly…

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Father Mbaka Is Everything Apart From What He Claims To Be

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An outsider distilling the avalanche of verbiage will be surprised that after supporting the President two times to win the Presidency, Father Mbaka has made a complete U-Turn, preposterously asking President Buhari to resign or be impeached. Here is the point of departure: Father Mbaka asked for a meeting and to the shock of Presidential Aides, he came accompanied by three contractors. The President graciously allowed them in, and to everyone’s surprise, Father Mbaka asked for contracts as compensation for his support. Anyone familiar with President Buhari knows that he…

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