Thursday, March 4, 2021

FRSC impounds 8,345 vehicles for violating COVID-19 safety protocols in Anambra

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Sunday, said it impounded 8,345 commercial buses for non-adherence to safety protocols against the spread of COVID-19 in Anambra State. The Sector Commander in...

Ohanaeze blast Buhari’s nephew, Mamman Daura, for opposing zoning of presidency

The apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has condemned the call by President Muhammadu Buhari’s nephew, Mamman Daura, that zoning of Presidency should be jettisoned for competence. The group, in a...

Four retirees slump during protest in Imo

Four retirees slumped and were hospitalised on Tuesday in Imo during a protest to demand for five months arrears of their pension allegedly owned them by the state government. The News...

Police arrest two teenagers for allegedly gang-raping 15-year-old girl

The Police Command in Ebonyi said on Saturday that it had arrested two teenage boys aged 15 and 14 for allegedly gang-raping a 15-year-old girl. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO)...

Imo abolishes payment of pensions to ex-governors, speakers

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo has assented to a bill repealing the law that created pension allowances and gratuities for former governors, deputy governors, assembly speakers and deputy speakers. Signing the...

Man stabs cousin to death over mango

Tragedy struck Thursday in Mgboko Mgboko Umuoria in Obingwa Local Government Area of Abia State as a man stabbed his cousin to death after a disagreement over mango. The incident, which...

Supreme Court affirms Ifeanyi Ubah’s election as Anambra South senator

The Supreme Court on Tuesday affirmed the election of Ifeanyi Ubah of Young Progressives Party (YPP) as duly elected to represent Anambra South Senatorial District at the National Assembly. The apex...

Two killed in Ebonyi cult clashes

Two persons have been killed in cult clashes which broke out in Afikpo South local government area of Ebonyi State. Irked by the incident, Governor David Umahi on Wednesday ordered security...

Abia first female Police Commissioner assumes duty

The first female Commissioner of Police in Abia State, Jane Agbede, assumed office on Friday and issued a stern warning to criminal elements in the state to relocate elsewhere or...

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