Heirs Life Assurance Partners Avon Medical On World Blood Donor Day

Heirs Insurance And Heirs Life Set To Host Brokers At NCRIB Forum

Newly launched specialist life insurance company, Heirs Life Assurance (HLA) has partnered with Avon Medical to organize a blood drive in commemoration of the 2021 World Blood Donor Day. The event, which was held on Monday, June 14, 2021, at the ultramodern Avon Medical Dialysis Centre in Ikeja, Lagos had individuals present to donate blood for those in dire need of medical attention. This year’s edition, the first partnership between both companies, set out to increase awareness of the importance of safe blood for transfusion and highlight the critical role…

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Twitter Rejected FG’s Demand That Mazi Nnamdi Kanu’s Account Be Blocked – Lai Mohammed

Twitter Rejected FG’s Demand That Mazi Nnamdi Kanu’s Account Be Blocked – Lai Mohammed

Micro-blogging platform Twitter rejected the Nigerian government’s demand that the account of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu be blocked, Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed disclosed on Tuesday. Mohammed stated this when he featured on ‘Politics Nationwide,’ a Radio Nigeria call-in program in Abuja, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). The minister insisted that Twitter was suspended in Nigeria because the platform was being used to promote the views of those who wanted to destabilize the country. Mohammed said that it…

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Igbo Leaders Ask Buhari To Order Military Out Of Igboland

Igbo Leaders Ask Buhari To Order Military Out Of Igboland

Igbo leaders under the Igbo National Movement, INM, yesterday called on President Muhammadu Buhari, to order military out of the five states of the Southeast region. The INM made this call in their statement to newsmen in Owerri and signed by the President, Anthony Olisa Okolo, alongside other leaders, Barr. Eze Eluchie, Chief Ben Okoro, Chief Peter Agba Kalu, Nze Ugo-Akpe Onwuka, and Onyemuche Mbachu, regarding the number of military men in the name of insecurity. Their reason for calling for the withdrawal of the military was that they were…

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Fulani Jihadist Gives Okowa 72 Hours To Withdraw Support For Ban On Open Grazing

Fulani Jihadist Gives Okowa 72 Hours To Withdraw Support For Ban On Open Grazing

Confusion pervaded Asaba, Delta State after residents discovered a threat letter giving Governor Ifeanyi Okowa a 72-hour ultimatum to withdraw his support for the ban on open grazing or risk the state capital being attacked. The letter dated 13th June 2021, and titled “Fulani Jihadist Warning: An Open Message of 2 Paragraphs To Delta State” was said to have been posted in strategic locations in the state capital including the fence of the Living Faith Church aka Winners Chapel at Infant Jesus Road in Asaba. It could be recalled that…

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Miss Africa Russia Pageant: Udeh Chiamaka Victoria Walks Runway With Blood-Stained Nigerian Flag

Miss Africa Russia Pageant: Udeh Chiamaka Victoria Walks Runway With Blood-Stained Nigerian Flag

Miss Udeh Chiamaka Victoria at Miss Africa Russia representative from Nigeria has walked the runway with a blood-stained Nigerian flag at the recently concluded Miss Africa Russia pageantry. Udeh, holding the Nigerian flag with bloodstains, walked down the runway to register solidarity after the alleged shooting at Lekki Toll Gate during the #EndSARS protest. The blood-stained flag is a reference to the Lekki shooting which took place on October 20, 2020, during the #EndSARS protest. One of the highlights of the Miss Africa Russia pageantry which was held on Sunday,…

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Victor Adoji Lauds Gov. Udom As He Adds Two Airbus To Ibom Air fleet

Victor Adoji Lauds Gov. Udom As He Adds Two Airbus To Ibom Air fleet

Akwa Ibom govt adds two Airbus to Ibom Air fleet. Ibom Air, wholly-owned by the Akwa Ibom State Government recently added two more aircraft in its fleet. The airline, which was launched June 7, 2019, took delivery of two new aircraft Airbus A220 series – a new addition to the fleet of Ibom Airline making it seven. Just two years of operation lifted over 500,000 passengers in its over 10,000 flight operations, has been noted for its schedule reliability, on-time departures and excellent service. Dr. Victor Alewo Adoji was on the ground…

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Old Grazing Reserves Law Applied Only To Northern States — Falana

Old Grazing Reserves Law Applied Only To Northern States — Falana

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), says the Grazing Reserves Act of 1964 which President Muhammadu Buhari is bent on reviving was only applicable to northern Nigeria in the 1960s. He argued that the Grazing Reserves Act of 1964 was not a law of general application because the “Western Region, Mid-Western Region and the Eastern Region had ranches for animal husbandry.” Falana, therefore, advised Buhari to promote ranching instead of attempting to revive grazing routes. The senior advocate said this in a statement on Sunday titled, ‘President Buhari Should…

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Man With World’s ‘Largest Family’ Dies Leaving 39 Wives, 94 Children

Man With World's 'Largest Family' Dies Leaving 39 Wives, 94 Children

A man believed to have the world’s largest family, including 39 wives, 94 children, 33 grandchildren and one great-grandchild, has died in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram. Ziona Chana, 76, was the head of a polygamous Christian religious sect with 4,000 members, and his extended family all lived together in one 100-room, a four-storied mansion in the remote village of Baktawng Tlangnuam. The sect was founded by his father. Mr. Chana, a construction worker, developed a rota system for which of his wives would share his bed on any…

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APGA Clears Soludo, Three Others For Anambra Governorship Primaries

Court Orders INEC To Restore Soludo As APGA’s Candidate In Anambra

Ahead of the November 6, 2021, governorship election in Anambra State, the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) has cleared former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo, and three other aspirants to contest its party’s governorship primary scheduled for June 23. Others cleared were Damian Chibuzor Okolo, ThankGod Christopher Ibe, and Christopher Okwudili Ezenwankwo This was contained in the report of the screening committee signed, and by the party’s National Organising Secretary, Ifeanyi Mbaeri. The screening held on June 10, 2021, at the party’s national secretariat…

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Almajiri: Ganduje Slams Northern Colleagues For Failure To Halt Interstate Movement Of School-Age Children

Almajiri: Ganduje Slams Northern Colleagues For Failure To Halt Interstate Movement Of School-Age Children

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has expressed disappointment over the seeming inability of some northern governors to halt the interstate movement of school-aged children, describing this as a major obstacle to addressing the Almajiri problem in northern Nigeria. Ganduje, who spoke on Monday at a media briefing to mark Democracy Day in the state, said that part of their decision reached by the northern governors was to come with common legislation to restrict this movement, adding that many northern governors had failed to implement that decision In his words:…

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