NDLEA arrest NAMA staff over drug trafficking at Lagos Airport

David O Royal

By Lawani Mikairu Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, weekend arrested a staff of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, NAMA, at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport ,MMIA, Lagos for drug trafficking. The suspect was initially apprehended by officials of the Aviation Security (AVSEC) of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria ,FAAN, before he was handed
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Katsina killings: Two visiting fulanis killed by residents led to fresh attack ― Masari

David O Royal

By Bashir Bello KATSINA – Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State says report it got indicated that killing of two visiting Fulani’s by residents of Batsari local government area was responsible for the fresh attack leading to the killing of over 30 persons in the state. Recall that bandits struck on Friday night killing
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ONDO APC CRISIS: Stop inciting Ondo APC members against party national leaders ― Kekemeke

David O Royal

By Dayo Johnson The immediate past former chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, Hon. Isaacs Kekemeke, weekend pleaded with the state party leaders to stop making inflammatory statement that can incite members against the leadership of the party in the state and at the National. Kekemeke who is a governorship aspirant of
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20KM to border restriction order on petrol: Abiodun warns security agency against corruption

David O Royal

By James Ogunnaike In order to curtail the excesses of security men and paramilitary officers along the border towns in Ogun State, the State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun at the weekend promised that a special, dedicated telephone number would be activated where citizens can lodge complaints. Abiodun said these while reacting to complaints by members
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El-Rufai made success of our privatization program ― Obasanjo

David O Royal

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has affirmed that the Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai made success of his administration’s privatization programme between 1999-2003. In a congratulatory message to mark the 60th birthday of the governor on Sunday, Obasanjo noted that El-Rufai also turned around the infrastructural and socio-economic development of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT),
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2020 UTME: 1.9m register as exercise ends Feb. 17

David O Royal

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has so far registered over 1.9 million prospective candidates for its 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), with a few hours to the end of the exercise. Dr Fabian Benjamin, the board’s head of Media and Information, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency
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Eight killed as cultists clash in Rivers community

David O Royal

By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT: At least eight people were weekend killed in Okporowo village in Ogbakiri clan, Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State following a cult clash. It was gathered that the victims were members of a particular cult group in the area and that they were killed by their colleagues. A source
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Uzodinma vs Ihedioha: CSO alleges use of same panel by Supreme Court to review judgment

David O Royal

By Gabriel Ewepu A Civil Society Organisation, CSO, Concerned Nigerians Group, CNG, Sunday, alleged that the Supreme Court is making moves to use same panel that gave the judgment on the Imo State governorship election in favour of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Hope Uzodinma, to review the same judgment
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Why you can’t restore Ihedioha, Uzodinma tells Supreme Court

David O Royal

….insists apex court can’t sit on appeal over its final judgements By Ikechukwu Nnochiri Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has filed a preliminary objection to challenge the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court to review its January 14 judgement that brought him to power. In a motion he jointly filed with the All Progressive Congress,
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Fire guts Nsukka timber market

David O Royal

By Ikechukwu Odu Fire has gutted the timber market at Ugwuoye, Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State. Eye-witnesses who ran out to witness the incident said, the inferno started at about 5:30 am on Sunday morning. While reacting to the development, the chairman of the Nsukka Timber Dealers Association, Patrick Ozioko, said he was
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Amotekun: Ekiti NBA advocates mandatory psychiatric test for operatives

David O Royal

By Rotimi Ojomoyela The Nigerian Bar Association(NBA), has suggested compulsory psychiatric test for the operatives of Ekiti State Security Network Agency called ‘Amotekun’. The body said subjecting recruits to such exercise would inject sanity into the conduct and operations of the operatives. NBA said the step became necessary in as result of alleged incessant misconduct
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Uzodinma asked to emulate Peter Obi, Willie Obiano

David O Royal

By Chomaobi Nwaiwu Governor of Imo State Senator Hope Uzodinma has been told to focus his new administration on infrastructural development, education and prompt payment of workers as done by the successful governments of Mr Peter Obi and Governor Willie Obiano administrations respectively in Anambra State. The call was made by the President General of
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New Emirate Creation: Withdraw case before court now, embrace decision ― Ganduje’s aide tells Sanusi

David O Royal

By Bashir Bello The Special Adviser to Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje on the newly constituted council of Emir’s in Kano State, Alhaji Tijjani Mailafiya Sanka has called on the Emir of Kano, HRH Sanusi Mohammed II to as a matter of urgency withdraw all suits it filed before the court challenging the creation of the
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Your claims on herdsmen killings filled with lies, Delta Community blast CP

David O Royal

Perez Brisibe THE Delta State Commissioner of Police, Hafiz Inuwa, has been accused of being economical with the truth in the reported killing of farmers by persons suspected to be Fulani herdsmen in Uwheru community, Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. The CP while speaking to Vanguard on Sunday, had described media reports
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US Govt threatens FG over Abacha $308million looted fund

David O Royal

By Onozure Dania The United States of America, has threatened the Federal Government of Nigeria, to ensure that the over $308million looted and laundered abroad by former Head of State, late Gen Sani Abacha, is not re-stolen in Nigeria again, otherwise, it will recover it back from Nigeria. The warning was sequel to the February
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Katsina Killings: Don’t mete out capital punishment on bandits, Buhari tells communities

David O Royal

—Says Revenge Killings Unacceptable By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday warned local communities in Katsina State not to mete out capital punishment on any suspected bandits they catch, rather they should hand them over to the law enforcement authorities. The President said that meting out capital punishment on the bandits could lead to
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Party deregistration: AA charges INEC to sanction erring big parties

David O Royal

By Shina Abubakar, Osogbo Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has been charged to wield its big stick against the big political parties flouting its rules rather than being a bully to smaller political parties. This was disclosed by the National Chairman of Action Alliance, Adekunle Omoaje after his emergence at a Special Mini-Convention held at
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Two community leaders detained over alleged killing of 3 herdsmen in Anambra

David O Royal

*We did not kill anybody, detainees insist By Vincent Ujumadu Awka – THE Deputy President General of Ifite Ogwari Community in Ayamelum local government area of Anambra State, Chief Nwaora Ikeoala and the town’s chief security officer, Chief Michael Akamala have been detained at the Anambra State Police headquarters in Awka over the alleged killing
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Pulling down of Satanic strongholds (2)

David O Royal

Rev. Emmanuel Awazie GOD made man a free moral agent. He created you, and gave you the power and ability to make decisions and choices, and be held accountable for your actions. “…I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose….” (Deuteronomy 30:19). You are a being capable of acting with
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Blood transfusion and the Christian faith

David O Royal

BLOOD transfusion is the administration of whole blood or its components to replace large amounts of blood lost through accident, injury, childbirth or disease. It is unfortunate that in certain quarters, some texts of the Bible have been misconstrued in relation to blood transfusion, leading to needless agony and loss of lives. There is no
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The escapist theory of humans going to live in Heaven (2)

David O Royal

BY TEACHER FRANKLIN Desecration of the Earth Job 20:27-28, Psalm 73:25, man in the quest for knowledge has rather gone off completely, and not even the advent of Christ has helped matters. Thus, Matthew 24:29-30, 26:63-64, Mark 14:16-62, Isaiah 7:6, Luke 21:25-28, John 14:1-4, Acts 1:9-11, Hebrew 9:27-28 Heaven of God’s above Heaven of God’s
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Moving from privilege to purpose (3)

David O Royal

BY PASTOR MICHEAL NWIMOH God is always purposeful. The casual study of the process of our salvation reveals the following planned purpose of God: TO EXPRESS HIS LOVE By allowing His son to die for the offence of the world, the Almighty taught humanity an everlasting lesson- He is forgiving and sacrificing. In like manner,
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Moving from privilege to purpose (3)

David O Royal

BY PASTOR MICHEAL NWIMOH God is always purposeful. The casual study of the process of our salvation reveals the following planned purpose of God: TO EXPRESS HIS LOVE By allowing His son to die for the offence of the world, the Almighty taught humanity an everlasting lesson- He is forgiving and sacrificing. In like manner,
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Pastor Bakare’s ardent follower frowns at N13b cost of new church

David O Royal

Says it should have been used to build hospital •Your calling is to preach, prophecy and pray, not to play politics,’ he tells his pastor •Explains why he’s no longer happy with Buhari By Sam Eyoboka Human Rights activist Adeola Samuel Ilori has been a strong member of Pastor Tunde Bakare’s church, Latter Rain Assembly
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