A Facebook user, Faith Ote Uchara, who identified herself as an #IgedeFemalewriter, said via a Facebook post that the Igede Community has been without..
Dr. Moses Paul, the group’s convener, addressed reporters after today’s strategy meeting. Dr. Paul had previously called for a national day of mourning in memory of the deaths at a press conference in Abuja.
This comes after the state governor, Yahaya Bello, hosted crucial stakeholders meeting at the APC state headquarters in Lokoja on Thursday, where the governor allegedly introduced his favored candidate, a former state auditor general named Ahmed Usman Ododo.
Recall that, the ruling party had previously stated that it would use an indirect method to hold the governorship primary polls in Kogi State.
However, the chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Brig. Gen. Mohammed Buba Marwa while applauding the House of Representatives for rejecting the bill said that the over 10.6 million Nigerians who used cannabis in 2018 should have raised the alarm that there is unmistakable evidence linking drug addiction to the nation’s widespread security issues.
One may wonder if the actions and behavior of the Obidients have indeed validated the label of “fascists” given to them by Soyinka. It is interesting to note that the Obidients selectively focused on certain words to form the basis of their defense and attack against Prof. Soyinka, reminiscent of the behavior of fascists.
The governor stated that the action was taken to permit all herdsmen with animals in the state to depart.
The protesters who were mostly youths and able men took their vexation further by mounting a roadblock at Oweto-Loko-Abuja road.
Ortom, at some point in the interview, spoke using a Nigerian Pidgin English with the phrase “Market no good” in reference to his failed political bid, which signifies futility in a chase.
Former Nasarawa State deputy governor Professor Onje Gye-Wado has been abducted. The state police public relations officer, DSP Ramhan Nansel, confirmed the kidnapping in a news release early on Friday. According to him, armed men abducted him on Friday morning from Gye Wado’s home in the Gwagi village of the state’s Wamba Local Government. A police tactical squad, along with other security personnel, has reportedly begun searching for the victim to ensure his or her safety. Full statement bellow CP Maiyaki Baba Reassure of Safe Rescue of Prof. Onje Gye-Wado As the command intensifies search and Rescue operations. The Commissioner of Police, Nasarawa State Command, CP Maiyaki Baba has reassured the general public, especially the family of Prof Onje Gye-wado that an effort is ongoing to rescue the victim who was abducted by yet to be Identified hoodlums in the early hours of Friday, as Police tactical operatives have intensified search and rescue operation. Information received by the command indicated that on 7/4/2023 at about 12:30 am, unknown gunmen invaded Gwagi village in Wamba LGA, broke into the residence of one Prof. Onje Gye-wado and abducted him to an unknown destination. Upon receipt of the information, Police operatives attached to […]