Author: miebaka ikiriko
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has rejected President Muhammadu Buhari’s call for the continuation of open grazing for herdsmen. It would be recalled that seventeen Southern Governors had after a meeting in Delta State imposed a ban on open grazing in the region. But President Buhari had directed States to revive Cattle grazing routes across the Country . The President who stated this during a television interview disclosed that he had asked the Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Abubakarr Malami […]
An Egyptian Court on Monday upheld death sentences for twelve Muslim Brotherhood members, including two Senior leaders of the outlawed Islamist movement. The Court of Cassation also reduced sentences for thirty-one other Brotherhood members, in the trial relating to a 2013 mass killing by security forces at an Islamist sit-in to life in prison. Those condemned to death were convicted of arming criminal gangs which attacked residents and resisted Policemen as well as possessing firearms and ammunition and bomb-making materials.
On the foreign Scene, Zambia’s Former president Kenneth Kauda is receiving treatment for an undisclosed illness at a Military Hospital in the Capital, Lusaka. The ninety-seven-year-old ruled Zambia from 1964 when the Country won its independent from Britain until 1991. He is among the continent’s few surviving liberation heroes. His administrative Assistant, Rodrick Ngolo said in […]
The chairman Rivers State Universal Basic Education Board Venerable Fyneface Akah has tasked community leadership in the twenty three of the state to synergize effort with government to promote conducive environment for teaching and learning. This community leadership could do by protecting school infrastructure and other government property sited in their communities Venerable Fyneface Akah […]
There has been outrage over the demolition of twelve churches on 2nd Avenue, Festac Town, Lagos state by officials of the federal Housing Authority It was gathered that a market and a car mart were also affected in the exercise carried out on Sunday. The demolition started around five o’clock in the morning and continued […]
The House of Representatives is proposing making it compulsory for every sitting presided to address Nigerians on the state of the nation The president would also address a joint session of the National Assembly periodically while the federal parliament could summon him if he failed to come forward to address lawmakers as at when due […]
The Pan Niger Delta Forum yesterday warned that there would be grave consequences should the threat of attack by faceless Fulani Jihadists group be carried out in Delta State. The spokesman for PANDEE Ken Robinson in an interview with newsmen cautioned that the Niger Delta region would respond appropriately if the threat by the unknown […]
Reports say Nato leaders meeting for a summit in Brussels have warned of the military threat posed by china saying its behavior is a systematic challenge. China they said was repidly expanding its nuclear arsenal was ‘opaque’ about its military motivation and was co-operating militarily with Russia. Nato Chief Jens Stoltenberg warned china was ‘coming […]
Reports say CNN Chief International anchor Christiane Amanpour has announced she has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Sixty three year old Amanpour told viewers she had major successful surgery to remove it and will now undergo several months of chemotherapy. The veteran reporter made the announcement from her home studio in London after four weeks […]
Governor Nyesom Wike is expected to swear in elected twenty three local government Area chairmen this week. This is as the tenure of the present chairmen expires. About nine out of the twenty three local government area chairmen are returning to office after they were re-elected during the April 17th council.