Monthly Archives: April 2016

How Ex-Minister, Security Detail, Abducted Weeks After 70th Birthday

Former Minister of State for Education, Senator Iyabo Anisulowo, was on Wednesday kidnapped by armed men alongside her security aide along Igbogila Road in Yewa North Local Government Area of Ogun Atate. Anisulowo, who was a Senator between 2003 and 2007 and represented Ogun West Senatorial District at the National Assembly, was reportedly abducted while she was returning from her ...

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Happening now: Schools shut as Fulani herdsmen launch fresh attack in Enugu community

There is confusion in Enugu State following reports that Fulani herdsmen have launched a fresh attack in Umuchigbo, another community in the State, Daily Post reports. Umuchigbo is in Enugu East Council Area of the State. The reported attack is happening while the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Solomon Arase is at Nimbo community in Uzo-Uwani council area where a ...

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Alleged Multi-Billion Debt: Ifeanyi Ubah Wants Court to Unfreeze Accounts

The Chief Executive Officer of Capital Oil and Gas Limited, Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah today urged a Lagos Federal High Court, to vacate its interim order made on April 13, 2016 against his oil and gas firm.   In the suit that occasioned the interim order, the petitioner, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) had filed and obtained an expert order ...

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Killings: It’s Boko Haram, Not Herdsmen – Ijaw Youths

In its reaction to the Monday massacre in Enugu State community and the rampaging killings across the country, the Ijaw Youths Council (IYC), Worldwide, on Wednesday alleged that it was beeing perpetrated by Boko Haram terrorists not Fulani herdsmen. The group said the Jihadists were responsible for the incessant massacre going on in remote communities across the country. This is ...

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Fire Guts Another Kano Market

A night fire on Tuesday razed down many shops and temporary stalls at Kano’s century-old market, Kasuwar Kurmi. The famous market, located in the heart of the city, was a center of trans-Saharan trade in the pre-colonial era. On March 25, fire gutted at least 3,500 shops in the largest commodity market in Northern Nigeria, Sabongari Market, Kano. A trader, ...

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Enugu: Outrage Over Unbridled Herdsmen Killings

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The massacre of residents of Enugu community by Fulani herdsmen has drawn widespread condemnation across the country. The anger greeted the killings in a Monday night attack on an Enugu community where no fewer than 48 people were killed and many others injured has continued. The South East Revival Group (SERG) has console families who lost their lives in recent herdsmen attach ...

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