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Efeturi declares for Delta LG polls

Efeturi declares for Delta LG polls By Festus Ahon ASABA—AHEAD of the forthcoming local government elections in Delta State, Mr. Efeturi Onosorhue, yesterday, declared his intention to run for the chairmanship position of Udu Local Government Area of the state. Making the declaration …

Seeking self-determination not declaration of war – IPOB

Seeking self-determination not declaration of war – IPOB By Chioma Gabriel, Vincent Ujumadu, Abdallah  el-Kurebe , Peter Okutu & Chimaobi Nwaiwu .Arrest him now, Arewa youths tells FG .Seeking self-determination not declaration of war —IPOB .Denies maintaining Biafra Army camp in Israel .Praying …

Groups task church leaders on nation’s devt

Groups task church leaders on nation’s devt By Olayinka Latona LAGOS—The Board Chair of the Christian Rural and Urban Development Association of Nigeria, CRUDAN, Rev. Eric Ighalo and Advocacy Manager for Tearfund Nigeria, Mr. Ben Osawe have challenged Church leaders to get involved …

Transporters say food prices’ll remain high due to bad roads

Transporters say food prices’ll remain high due to bad roads …Ask FG to end multiple taxation By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA—FOOD transporters, under the auspices of Amalgamated Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers Association of Nigeria, AFCDAN, yesterday, said food prices would remain high across the …

Dakuku hails Abe, others over Election Petition Tribunal victory

Dakuku hails Abe, others over Election Petition Tribunal victory By Jimitota Onoyume PORT HARCOURT —The trio of Senator Magnus Abe, representing Rivers South-East senatorial district, Mr  Chidi Wihioka and Azubuike Wanjoku  have been lauded for their victory at the Election Petition Tribunal sitting …

Edo commissioner nominee denies being convicted in US

Edo commissioner nominee denies being convicted in US By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN—THE commissioner nominee from Owan West Local Government Area of Edo State, Mr Reginald Okun, has described as untrue, allegations that he is an ex-convict, saying that he had never visited Virginia …

Hoodlums kill security guard at Ughelli bank

Hoodlums kill security guard at Ughelli bank By Perez Brisibe UGHELLI—A security guard attached to a community bank in Ughelli, Delta State, was Monday killed, when gunmen attacked the bank, carting away a computer and other items. The remains of the victim, Andrew …

Crack in Ekiti Assembly as suspended member decamps to APC

Crack in Ekiti Assembly as suspended member decamps to APC By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado-Ekiti—Signs that all is not well in Governor Ayodele Fayose’s once cohesive political family is beginning to manifest as a one of his loyalists in the State House of Assembly, …

No plan to increase fees – OAU

No plan to increase fees – OAU By Gabriel Olawale The Management of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife yesterday urged the students, parents and guardians to disregard unfounded rumour of an attempt to increase the tuition fees. According to statement signed by the Public …