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January 15, 2019 8:29 AM Obaship tussle: Tension in Ondo community ahead of Supreme Court judgement

Residents of Akungba-Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government area of Ondo state are in tension as they ahead of the Supreme Court judgement as regards the rightful occupant to the community’s throne. The Supreme Court had fixed 16th January for the ruling on injunction, stay of execution of the coronation of Alale of Akungba – Akoko, as well as the hearing 608

January 8, 2019 7:31 PM Tension as MC Oluomo is stabbed during APC rally in Lagos

There is tension in some parts of Lagos State, after Musiliu Akinsanya, an official of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), popularly known as MC Oluomo, was stabbed in the neck during a rally organized on Tuesday, for the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Babajide Sanwo-Olu. Among those that were hit by the bullet 109

December 1, 2018 4:37 PM Akwa Ibom assembly crisis: We deserve commendation not criticism – Police

The Akwa Ibom state commissioner of police, CP Musa Kimo had disclosed that the state police command expected to be commended for efforts made to contain the crisis which rocked the State House of Assembly recently and forestalling further breakdown of law and order. Kimo, who disclosed this in a statement signed by the command’s Public Relations Officer 85

November 21, 2018 5:42 AM 2019: Goodluck Jonathan speaks on vote buying, advises INEC

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, on Tuesday in Abuja, expressed concern over increased cases of vote buying in Nigeria, ahead of the 2019 general elections. Jonathan said that vote buying was gradually replacing other forms of electoral malpractice and had become scandalous and placed the country in bad light. The former President expressed his concern 61

November 18, 2018 2:19 PM Sunday service disrupted as fire breaks out in Church of God Mission

There was serious tension in Warri, Delta State on Sunday as fire razed down the roof of Church of God Mission, CGM in Ejiyere Street off Ojabugbe Street in Okumagba Layout, DAILY POST can report. It was learnt that the fire broke out as a result of electrical failure on the top of the three-storey church building. The incident disrupted the first service 57

November 10, 2018 6:16 AM Biafra: Abaribe writes Nigeria’s ambassador to Israel over Nnamdi Kanu [Full text]

The Senator representing Abia South, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, has written the Nigerian High Commissioner to Israel, His Excellency, Enoch Duchi, to confirm if the leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, is in Israel. The Senator was one of the three individuals who stood surety for Kanu, when he was granted bail by an Abuja 80

October 28, 2018 10:11 AM Tension in Bayelsa as Igbo factions disagree

Barring any last-minute intervention by the Bayelsa State Government and security agencies in the state, two factions of Ohaneze Ndigbo may clash during the ongoing celebration of Igbo cultural day in Yenagoa. Already, security has been beefed up at the Ox-bow lake pavilion, venue of the celebration, due to the crisis that engulfed the pan Igbo cultural 66

October 26, 2018 5:41 PM Kaduna killings: Ahmad Gumi breaks silence on endless religious crisis

Renowned Islamic Scholar, Dr Ahmad Gumi, has called on Muslims and Christians to live in peace and harmony with one another. The crisis followed the murder of the Paramount ruler of Adara Chiefdom, Agwom Adara, His Royal Highness, Maiwada Raphael Galadima. Speaking on the lingering crisis for the first time, the Islamic cleric said “My appeal to people 91

October 26, 2018 12:21 PM Fire guts 19 vehicles in Onitsha mechanic workshop

A mystery fire, early Friday morning gutted about 19 vehicles parked in a mechanic workshop in Awada area of Onitsha, Anambra State. Police public relations officer of Anambra State police command, SP Haruna Mohammed told DAILY POST that, “At About 2 am, there was fire outbreak inside a mechanic workshop located at Amanator Street, Awada. “About 19 vehicles 76

October 26, 2018 10:58 AM Shehu Sani reacts to killing of traditional ruler, warns users of Kaduna-Abuja road

Shehu Sani, the senator representing Kaduna Central, has warned Nigerians to be cautious while plying the Abuja-Kaduna road. DAILY POST reports that Sani issued the warning while condemning the killing of the traditional ruler of Adara Kingdom, Maiwada Galadima in Kaduna on Friday morning. Galadima was killed after he was shot twice by kidnappers in Kaduna 46