Seven People Including Two Children killed in An Accident Involving Protocol officers of Governor Obaseki

Seven persons were killed on in an accident involving the advance team of the Edo state Governor, Godwin Obaseki along the Benin-Auchi highway. Three others who sustained injuries were said to have been rushed to the Central Hospital, Benin City, for medical treatment. It was gathered that the advance team were on their way to Ambrose Alli University, (AAU), at Ekpoma for the convocation ceremony when the accident happened at Ehorin community near Ekhor  in Uhunmwode Local Government area  of Edo state. According to a witness, the accident occurred when the Toyota Hilux…

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Police Recruitment: Constable Doesn’t Know The Name Of Nigeria President, CJN-DCP

Mr Sola Okediji, the Deputy Commissioner of Police, FCT, has said that some constables aspiring to join Nigeria Police could not give the name of Nigeria President and the Chief Justice of the country. Okediji disclosed this at the investigation and sensitisation on rule of law training for FCT police officers, organised by the Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption (RoLAC), in Abuja. RoLAC programme is funded by the European Union and managed by the British Council. He said that he had asked the prospective constable “what is the name of…

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Plans To Establish Navy Bases In Imo, Niger states

The Nigerian Navy has said it is concluding plans to establish its bases in Oguta, Imo State, and Shagunu, Niger State, as part of efforts to combat maritime crimes and ensure security of the country’s inland waters. The Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice-Admiral Ibok Ete-Ibas, stated this in Abuja, noting that these new outposts would complement the existing recently established bases, NNS Lugard in Lokoja, Kogi State as well as in Onitsha and Idah towns. According to a statement by the Navy Director of Information, Commodore Suleman Dahun, the…

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The real haters of Ndi Igbo By: Tochukwu Ezukanma

I am incontrovertibly Igbo, and I am unwaveringly committed to the good of the Igbo. However, I am unrepentantly anti-Biafra. I am opposed to Biafra because the Igbo have the most to lose in the case of a break up of Nigeria. Secondly, Biafra is not realizable. It is a fantasy championed by a few narrow-minded, self-serving individuals, not genuinely motivated by the good of the Igbo. These bigots and their followers, in their opinionated obstinacy, cannot understand that you do not have to be pro-Biafra to be a true…

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