Wednesday 28 June 2017

Biafra groups forge common force, make Nnamdi Kanu overall leader

Seven pro-Biafra groups Wednesday  agreed to work together under the leaders of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), with the aim of achieving faster the their quest for a referendum that will lead to the emancipation of Republic of Biafra.
The groups said that they decided to work together so that they would be speaking with one voice seeking for one objective of securing the Republic of Biafra.

Evans sues IGP over failure to arraign him

Suspected kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a. Evans, has sued the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, at the Federal High Court in Lagos over alleged violation of his fundamental rights.

He is praying the court to compel the police to charge him rather than detaining him indefinitely.

Nigeria begins yam export to UK Thursday

Nigeria will on Thursday begin yam exports to the United Kingdom with 72 tons of yams in three containers, the Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh said.

He said the matter was tabled at the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday as a major milestone in the export market and diversification process.

Gunmen shoot top EFCC investigator

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has said that one of its top investigators, was shot by unknown gunmen in Port-Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.

A statement by the Head of Media and Publicity of the EFCC, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, said the investigator, Mr. Austin Okwor, who is attached to the Property Fraud Section of the EFCC Zonal Office in Port-Harcourt, was involved in the investigation of high-profile cases, including those involving some judicial officers.

Kenya 1st in Africa to use latest generic AIDS drug

Kenya is the first country in Africa to introduce a generic version of the current drug of choice for people living with HIV, officials said Wednesday.

Kenya's government and the global health initiative Unitaid announced that the East African nation will make the generic version of dolutegravir available for routine use. They said Nigeria and Uganda will introduce the drug later this year.

BREAKING: Former Taraba Governor Danbaba Suntai is dead

A former governor of Taraba State, Danbaba Suntai, is dead.

Dad dumps three-year-old son in hospital

Three-year-old kerosene explosion victim, Ozillia Alex-Adjissi, has been allegedly abandoned by her father, Alex, at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) in Calabar, Cross River State after losing her mother and brother to the explosion.

The case was one of several explosions reported earlier this year, when adulterated kerosene flooded Calabar.

Armed police bust massive NSW drug trafficking syndicate

ONE of Sydney’s biggest drug rings has been smashed by heavily armed police in raids across Sydney today targeting the Rebels bikie group and Asian crime gangs with officers seizing more than a tonne of ephedrine.
The drug is used to make methamphetamine or “ice” and it’s believed the haul is worth more than $500 million.

Venezuela Supreme Court attacked with grenade thrown from police helicopter in 'terrorist' act

Venezuela's Supreme Court has been attacked with a grenade thrown from a police helicopter in what the country's president, Nicolas Maduro, described as a "terrorist attack".

Marrying educated women will eliminate vices, Professor tells Nigerian men

A female professor in Zamfara State, Bilkisu Shinkafi, has called on men to marry educated women in order to check social vices in the society.

Mrs. Shinkafi made the call on Tuesday, in Gusau, at a Town Hall meeting organised by the Zamfara Circle, an NGO.

TIME Just Gave Trump an Ultimatum Over Faked Magazine Covers

TIME Magazine just formally put in a request for Donald Trump to remove the fake covers of the magazine that feature him from the displays on the walls of his golf clubs.

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