Monkeypox: Panic in Enugu, Anambra, Delta, others over rumoured deadly vaccine, fresh outbreaks

Monkeypox: Panic in Enugu, Anambra, Delta, others over rumoured deadly vaccine, fresh outbreaks Tension, panic and confusion were the situation in Enugu, Anambra, Imo, Ebonyi and Delta states yesterday as parents stormed schools to withdraw their wards over reports of alleged forced vaccination of pupils by soldiers and rumour of monkeypox fresh outbreaks. It was alleged that the troops, in their numbers, were visiting schools to force pupils to accept injections considered to be dangerous to their health. Unconfirmed reports said that the exercise, which took place in some schools…

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Ex-councillors threaten Obiano, Obaze over unpaid entitlements

Ex-councillors threaten Obiano, Obaze over unpaid entitlements IRATE members of the Association of Former Transition Councillors Committee in Anambra State have threatened to vote out the incumbent the state governor, Chief Willie Obiano, should he fail to pay their entitlements owed them since 2013. A communiqué by the association made available to newsmen by its Public Relations Officer, Okwu Nwanne, after an emergency meeting in Awka, stated that the money owed was since the administration of ex-governor, Peter Obi. Obaze The statement reads: “We are dismayed the way the Obi…

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Police quiz Davido over friend’s death as CCTV footages emerge

Police quiz Davido over friend’s death as CCTV footages emerge. The police in Lagos State have said that Tagbo Umeike, the late friend of music artiste, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, died from suffocation. The Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, stated this yesterday at a briefing in Lagos, where he announced that Davido has been re-invited for questioning. According to Edgal, the autopsy report revealed that Tagbo died from suffocation, adding that Davido’s driver and two of his friends abandoned him in his car at the hospital. “He has…

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Eminem Slams Trump In His Freestyle Return At BET’s Hip Hop Award.

Eminem Slams Trump In His Freestyle Return At BET’s Hip Hop Award. The rap legend takes aim at the American President in ‘The Storm’…Guess who’s back! Back again… On the same day rumours of his new album emerged, Eminem made a fiery return during the BET Hip Hop Awards last night with a ferocious freestyle that takes aim at Donald Trump and his long list of controversies. ‘The Storm’ is a politically charged verse that addresses the administration’s ignorance towards Puerto Rico’s devastation, overt racism, the ongoing war against NFL…

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Gunmen Kill Ex Plateau HoS, Soldier in Night Attack

Gunmen Kill Ex Plateau HoS, Soldier in Night Attack A former Head of Service (HoS) in Plateau State, Mr Moses Gwom, and two other persons including a soldier, have been killed by unknown gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen in a night attack on Wereh Village (Dorowa) in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of the state. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Tyopev Terna, who confirmed the killing, said that‎ his men have been deployed to the village to douse tension and prevent escalation of the crisis.

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PDP Constitutes Committee on Anambra Guber Poll

PDP Constitutes Committee on Anambra Guber Poll The National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has set up a Campaign Committee for the Anambra State gubernatorial election scheduled for November 18. A statement issued by Senator Ben Obi, National Secretary of the party on Wednesday in Abuja, disclosed that the committee would be led by governors Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu and Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta as joint chairmen. Mr Obaze Oseloka, the party’s gubernatorial candidate for Anambra would flag off his campaign on Monday, at the Dennis Memorial…

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Xenophobia? Another Nigerian Killed in South Africa

Xenophobia? Another Nigerian Killed in South Africa The Nigerian mission in South Africa has confirmed the killing of a 25-year-old Nigerian, Ibrahim Badmus, a native of Lagos State (Xenophobia). NAN reports that the killing occurred less than a week after Jelili Omoyele, a 35 year –old cellular phone technician was shot dead at Doornfontein, near Johannesburg. Geoffrey Onyeama. Godwin Adama, Nigeria`s Consul General (CG) in South Africa, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the telephone from Johannesburg that Badmus was allegedly killed on Tuesday at Vaal Vreneging, near…

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Military Human Rights Violation: Presidential Panel Concludes South East Sitting

Military Human Rights Violation: Presidential Panel Concludes South East Sitting The Presidential Investigation Panel to review compliance of the Armed Forces with human rights obligations and rules of engagement has concluded its sittings in the South-east zone on Tuesday. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the nine-member panel chaired by a judge, Georgewill Biobele, sat for two days in Enugu during which several alleged cases of military brutality were heard. NAN further reports that most of the cases were from Rivers and Bayelsa states with some dating back to…

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Actress Caroline Danjuma calls out Davido over death of his friend Tagbo

Actress Caroline Danjuma calls out Davido over death of his friend Tagbo Popular Nigerian musician Davido has been accused by Caroline Danjuma of killing his friend, Tagbo. He was said to have allegedly killed the young man inside his car and dumped his body at the hospital. Nollywood actress Caroline Danjuma on Tuesday, October 3, took to her Instagram handle to call out Davido over the death of Tagbo. She disclosed that Davido and his crew allegedly killed the young man. Danjuma added that, late Tagbo was in the company…

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Crisis rocks NNPC management over appointments

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, has attributed the slow growth in the oil and gas sector to illegal practices by the departments and agencies under his ministry, especially the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) headed by the Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru. In a petition, Kachikwu told President Muhammadu Buhari that the country’s petroleum industry would have recorded tremendous progress but for Baru’s actions. Although the NNPC Group Spokesman, Ndu Ughamadu, simply said the corporation “cannot respond to a letter it has not read”, the…

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