Connect with us

Nigerian News

IPOB Threatens To Form Security Outfit In The North

Published

on

IPOB Threatens To Form Security Outfit In The North

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has threatened to form a security outfit in predominantly Fulani areas of the north. IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, said in a statement, the Miyetti Allah security outfit would be expelled from the southeast.

READ:  South-East Governors Threaten Clampdown On Nnamdi Kanu

Kanu said any Miyetti Allah security outfit in the southeast would be considered hostile and occupying force and that the group would take appropriate measures to rid the region of such a force.

READ:  Amotekun: Governor Abiodun Denies Pulling Out Of Security Outfit

Kanu predicated the threat to form an IPOB counter-security outfit in the north on whether the federal government assists or enables Miyetti Allah to set up its security outfit in the southeast.

READ:  Court Orders Arrest Of APC Governorship Candidate In Akwa Ibom

Nigerian News

30 Injured, 23 Buildings, 15 Vehicles Destroyed In Lagos Explosion – Officials

Published

on

By

30 Injured, 23 Buildings, 15 Vehicles Destroyed In Lagos Tanker-Gas Explosion - Officials

Thirty persons are confirmed injured in a Lagos gas explosion that occurred on Thursday in Iju-Ishaga and Iju-Ajuwon communities in Ifako-Ijaiye council area of Lagos State.

READ:  Nigeria Marks Three Years Without Polio

National Emergency Management Agency southwest coordinator, Ibrahim Farinloye says the tanker was trying to enter a gas plant when it exploded.

NEMA says 23 buildings and 15 vehicles were burnt.

READ:  Adamawa's Female Senator Binta Masi Garba Surprised By APC's 'Automatic Ticket'

No deaths were reported.

Residents of the area have appealed to the state government to relocate gas plants away from residential areas.

Continue Reading

Nigerian News

Ekiti APC Crisis Worsens As Faction ‘Suspends’ Fayemi From Party

Published

on

By

Ekiti APC Crisis Worsens As Faction 'Suspends' Fayemi From Party

The crisis in Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has worsened as the party suspends the state governor Kayode Fayemi for what it called anti-party activities.

READ:  IPOB, IMN Get October Dates To Challenge Proscription

A party statement accused Fayemi of playing a contrary role to the provisions of the party in the recently concluded Edo governorship election.

APC executives claim that five days before the Edo election, Gov Fayemi hosted PDP big wig Femi Fani- Kayode in the government house in Ado Ekiti and planned a coup against Edo APC.

READ:  SSS Questions Sowore For Alleged Links To Boko Haram, Shiite Movement

The party also said governor Fayemi played a role in the gubernatorial election in Oyo state and supported the PDP candidate to defeat that of APC.

READ:  130 Shiite Members Arraigned In Abuja For Violent Protests

Continue Reading

Nigerian News

Bauchi Govt Update On Devastating Effects Of Flood, As NEMA Warns State, Others

Published

on

By

Bauchi State governor, senator Bala Abdulkhadir Mohammed, says the recent flooding in the state had claimed at least 25 lives while seventeen others sustained varying degrees of injuries. The governor gave the update when a delegation of the National Emergency Management team, NEMA, visited him at the government house in Bauchi.  The delegation was led by NEMA’s director-general, retired air vice marshal Muhammad A. Muhammad.

READ:  33 Traders Released After Being Detained For 8 Days

The governor said as many as thirty-five hundred houses and more than two thousand farmlands worth nearly one billion naira were destroyed by flooding.

The governor was represented by his deputy, senator Baba Tella who said 16 of the 20 local government areas of Bauchi State experienced flood this year.  He said the flooding was caused by unusual rainfall experienced so far.

READ:  Police Restore Normalcy After Suspected IPOB Members Burnt Dangote Trucks

The governor has called on the federal government to do more to mitigate the effects of flood.

Continue Reading

Trending

Copyright © 2018 African News Network. All Rights Reserved.

%d bloggers like this: