SOUTH-EAST

Boko Haram: 17,000 Nigerians Seek Asylum In Chad, Cameroon, Niger

It is estimated that no fewer than 17,000 Nigerians were seeking asylum in Chad, Cameroon and Niger, according to the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR). The UNHCR Representative to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Ms. Angele Dikongue-Atangana, told journalists in Abuja on Thursday that the situation could be blamed was on the crisis in the […]

Finally, Chime’s Wife Allowed To Leave Govt. Lodge

Wife of the Enugu State Governor, Sullivan Chime, Lady, Mrs. Clara Chime, was finally allowed to leave Government House on Monday following intervention of family members. Mrs. Chime had allegedly been confined for undisclosed reasons but was finally allowed to leave on Monday after a meeting between the families of her husband, Sullivan Chime, and […]

Lagos Warns Residents Over Threat Of Cholera

The Lagos State Government has advised the public to maintain adequate personal and environmental hygiene as part of precautionary measures to prevent outbreak of cholera epidemic in the state. The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, who made the call in a statement on Sunday in Lagos said there was a need to […]

Resumption: Suntai Opts For Out-Of-Court Settlement

Gov. Danbaba Suntai of Taraba on Monday sought for an out-of-court settlement in a suit he filed challenging the State House of Assembly’s decision to reject his letter of resumption to duty. Suntai had filed an action before a Jalingo High Court challenging the decision of the Assembly, which rejected his letter of resumption of […]

Gunmen Kill 40 Students In Yobe

Forty students of the College of Agriculture, Gujba, Yobe, were killed by gunmen suspected to belong to the Islamist terrorist group, Boko Haram in the early hours of Sunday. The Medical Director, Damaturu Specialist Hospital, Dr. Garba Fika, who confirmed the death when Gov. Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe visited the hospital to inspect the wounded […]

Bereaved Parents Group To Launch Foundation For Aluu 4

From Paul Obiajunwo, Port Harcourt A civil society group and Parents of four students of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) murdered last year in Aluu Community are set to launch a foundation in honour of their lost children. In a joint briefing on Wednesday with the Civil Liberties Organisation in Port Harcourt, Rivers State […]

Anambra Guber Election, Must Win APGA

Gov. Peter Obi of Anambra has said that the Nov. 16 Governorship election in the state is a must win for the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA). The governor stated this on Tuesday at the Anambra North Senatorial zonal meeting of the party in Onitsha, Obi said that the party needed continuation of its good […]

Ailing Gov. Suntai Moves To Regain Control, Dissolves Cabinet

Barely a week after returning from a lengthy treatment abroad, ailing Governor Danbaba Suntai of Taraba on Wednesday announced the dissolution of the state executive council. The governor, who only returned to the country at the weekend from medical treatment following injuries sustained in an air crash also appointed a new Secretary to the State […]

2015: South-East PDP Adopts Jonathan

The South-East Zone of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has adopted President Goodluck Jonathan as the Party’s Presidential candidate for the 2015 presidential election. The chairman of the party for the state, Col. Austin Akobundu (Rtd.), said at a PDP rally held at Ekwueme Square, Awka, that President Jonathan had done well in office and […]

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