Panic in Imo as gunmen kidnap, murder APC chieftain

Panic in Imo as gunmen kidnap, murder APC chieftain

idris The political tussle in the Imo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has taken a deadly dimension following the kidnap and murder of a chieftain of the party, Amos Akano. Akano, until his gruesome killing, was the Director-General of Ezihe Foundation, one of the groups supporting the governorship ambition of the Chief of Staff to Governor Rochas Okorocha, Mr. Uche Nwosu. He hailed from Nkwerre Local Government Area, the same LGA with Nwosu. He was an ally of the state governor’s camp…Detail<<

World Cup 2018: Messi planning could hurt France

Fifa World Cup 2018: Messi planning could hurt France Starving Messi of the ball by winning the midfield battle would seem the obvious starting point for Deschamps’ precaution-taking. Didier Deschamps may be tempted to execute a “no Messi, no Argentina” strategy when preparing for Saturday’s round of 16 clash but the France manager must also be mindful of getting the most out of his own marquee players. France’s smooth advance to the knockout rounds with two wins and a draw has made them favourites to beat…Detail<<

Why PDP may settle for Atiku

By Dirisu Yakubu With barely eight months to the 2019 general elections, there are indications that the main opposition party in the land, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may pick former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as its Presidential flag bearer. Atiku, who in December 2017 ended his romance with the All Progressives Congress for a return to the PDP is now set to make his formal declaration of intent having completed his consultation amongst critical stakeholders of the party…Detail<<

How military personnel ran into herdsmen’s ambush in Benue

By Peter Duru, Makurdi Last Tuesday no doubt was a black day for troops of Operation Whirl Stroke, OPWS, a military spike operation put in place to check the attacks by the resilient herdsmen in Benue state that have claimed close to 700 lives since the beginning of year which started with the New Year’s Day massacre of over 73 women, children and the elderly in Logo and Guma local government areas of the state. On that fateful day the troops came under the fire of the well oiled firing power of the…Detail<<

#OtedodaBridgeFire: ‘A Minor Was Among The 9 Persons Burnt Beyond Recognition’ – LASEMA Give Updates

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency LASEMA, has said that a minor was among the 9 persons burnt beyond recognition. This is according to a statement released this morning agency while giving an update of the Otedola tanker explosion that happened last night. The accident happened around 5: 30 PM, a period when many Lagosians ply the ever busy route while on their way back from work. Officials of the Agency are still clearing up the debris from the scene of the tragedy while members of the Federal…Detail<<