IPOB leader shuts down Owerri All commercial and vehicular activities in Imo state, Friday, came to a halt, following the visit of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.
Vanguard captured the event as millions of Pro Biafra supporters lined up and received their leader in the state capital at fire service junction, Wetheral road, Owerri.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on those planning to demonstrate against the presence of soot to channel their protest to the Federal Government.
He said the Federal Government is strictly responsible for the degradation and pollution of the Rivers environment.
Speaking in Government House Port Harcourt on Monday during the inauguration of the Neighbourhood Safety Corps Agency, Governor Wike urged the stop the campaigners to demonstrate against the Federal Government in the interest of justice.
He said that the Rivers State Government has done all that it is suppose to do, including advocacy and enlightenment campaigns, with no action from the Federal Government.
The governor said: "I hear that people want to demonstrate that there is soot in the state. Help us demonstrate against the Federal Government and we will all be happy.
"This is because we have no control over the sources of soot. Do I go to shutdown the Refinery? Will they not say that it i…
Speaking at the Common Wealth Business Forum in Westminster on April 18, 2018, Buhari said :
"Nigerian youths are lazy, uneducated; and don't like to do any work because they believe their country is an oil-rich nation, thus always wanting free oil money "
Sir, you are absolutely correct. One of the lazy Nigerian youths who is enjoying free oil money had an accident with the power bike he bought with free oil money not too long ago, and he was flown abroad for treatment with free oil money, then he hired a jet with free oil money from London to Abuja after his treatment.
Sir, we Nigerian Youth completely agree with you that the Nigerian youths are lazy and uneducated and always wanting free oil money. Their role models are in Aso Rock enjoying free oil money without even solving any security or economic problem for the country. When they are ill, they fly abroad for medical vacation with free oil money.
Why would anyone disagree with you that the Nigerian youths are…
Human blood is still flowing in Rivers State with impunity. A pregnant teenager and a pastor were among four persons reportedly killed by suspected cult members in the Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State on Wednesday.
The pregnant teenager, identified as Ada Amah, and another female, Mini Elizabeth, both from Rumuoro village, in Ogbakiri, were allegedly kidnapped by the gunmen before they were killed in the bush.
The Punch gathered that while the cleric, Pastor Joseph Iheme, was shot dead by the assailants beside a river where he had gone to fish, one Kingsley Owhonda, who was also at the river to fish, was kidnapped and later killed in a bush with a machete.
A source said the late pastor’s son, Godknows Iheme, who was around the area where his father was murdered, escaped unhurt.
The pregnant teenager was alleged to have been hacked to death, while her unborn baby was brought out from her womb and taken away for alleged ritual purposes.
The Police Service Commission has approved special promotion of forty five police officers and acting appointments for another 13 officers who played major roles in the arrest of Chukwudumuje Onuoamadike, aka Evans, a notorious kidnapper and 21 Members of his gang.
The Commission took the decision today, Thursday, April 19th, 2018, at its 27th Plenary Meeting which began in Abuja on Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 and presided over by the Chairman of the Commission, Sir Dr. Mike Mbama Okiro, a retired Inspector General of Police.
The promotion and acting appointments were based on the superlative performance of the officers in the arrest of the deadly gang who terrorized Nigerians. The officers are of the Intelligence Response Team, (IRT), Special Tactical Squad (STS) and Technical Intelligence Unit under the direct supervision and coordination of the IGP Monitoring Unit at the Force Headquarters Abuja.
The promotion and acting appointments were also necessitated by the need to match rank wit…