Monthly Archives: March 2016

Enugu Farmers, Herdsmen Clash: Ugwuanyi Doles Out N8.5m

The Enugu State Governor, Hon Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, yesterday appealed for peaceful settlement of the fracas involving farmers in Ugwuelshi community of Awgu local government area and the Hausa/Fulani herdsmen resident in the community. The crisis arose over alleged destruction of farm crops of the villagers by the herdsmen while rearing their cattle. Ugwuanyin who engaged the villagers and other stakeholders ...

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Fire Outbreak in Ikom Main Market, Goods Worth Millions of Naira Destroyed

Over forty shops worth millions of Naira, have been gutted by fire at the Ikom main market. The inferno which started at about two am on Tuesday and was attributed to power upsurge from the public power supply could not be contained in spite of frantic efforts by shop owners to put it out. The state fire service station in ...

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#Biafra: Catholic Church Invites IPOB in Russia, Prays For Nnamdi Kanu (PHOTOS)

Members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Russia Chapter, has held prayers for and in support of their detained leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. The prayers was held at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Moscow, on Easter day. The Street Reporters gathered that the Roman Catholic Church in Russia had invited the IPOB members for the special prayer session. ...

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Kaduna, El-Rufai and Impending Inferno by Mike Odeh James

Over the years Kaduna has been a testing ground for all kinds ideas. When Sani Yerima first introduced Sharia, it was not effective in Zamfara, he had to visit Kaduna and test its popularity with the Muslim Unmah. Although many didn’t fully grasp the ‘true intention’ of Bakura, they swallowed it whole until Kaduna burned down.    El Rufai became ...

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Petroleum Minister, Kachikwu, Apologises Over ‘Not-a-Magician’ Comment

Ibe Kachukwu

Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, has apologised to Nigerians for his comments last week that the current petrol scarcity will continue till May, and that only “magic” could bring a quicker end to the crisis that has already stretched beyond a month. Speaking to journalists last Wednesday at the presidential villa, Mr. Kachikwu had said he had ...

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Fulani Herdsmen: 76 Enugu Indigenes Abduction: IPOB Gives Buhari 72 Hours Ultimatum

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Tuesday issued a 72-hour ultimatum to President Muhammadu Buhari led federal government over the alleged abduction of 76 indigenes of Enugu State by suspected Fulani herdsmen. Although earlier reports had indicated that the Awgu natives were arrested by soldiers from Abia State, military authorities have since maintained that such persons were not Nigerian ...

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