UNKNOWN GUNMEN AMBUSH MILITARY CONVOY, KILL 21 SOLDIERS ALONG ONITSHA-ENUGU ROAD

UNKNOWN GUNMEN AMBUSH MILITARY CONVOY, KILL 21 SOLDIERS ALONG ONITSHA-ENUGU ROAD In the early hours of today, May 7, 2024, a military convoy enroute Enugu from Onitsha has been attacked by unknown gunmen. Details of the attack is still sketchy, but an eyewitness who pleaded anonymity said , a surprise attack was launched on the military envoy thereby causing maximum …

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SENATE BARS 10 TV STATIONS, PHOTOJOURNALISTS FROM COVERING PLENARY

SENATE BARS OVER 10 TV STATIONS, PHOTOJOURNALISTS FROM COVERING PLENARY As Senators resume at the newly renovated Chamber for legislative activities, the National Assembly Sergeant-At-Arms has barred at least 10 Television stations in the country from having access to the gallery. A Sergeant-At-Arm operative who was stationed at the entrance of the Chamber told journalists that Senate President, Godswill Akpabio …

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BREAKING: ENUGU STATE GOVT INITIATES ONLINE WORKERS VERIFICATION

BREAKING: ENUGU STATE GOVT INITIATES ONLINE WORKERS VERIFICATION The Enugu state committee on verification of workers have initiated an online verification exercise for the staff of Enugu State Civil Service, State Parastatals, ESUBEB, Tertiary Institutions, and State Pensioners. The exercise according to Press Release by the Secretary to the State Government Prof. Chidiebere Onyia was designed to ensure accuracy and …

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POLITICIANS TRADE BLOWS IN CHURCH AT FUND RAISING

POLITICIANS TRADE BLOWS IN CHURCH AT FUND RAISING A scheduled fund raising event has resulted in chaos after a presiding legislator’s conduct apparently irked opponents. The microphone he was using was snatched away from him, with a group of angry youths chasing off the podium, deeper down the auditorium. Teargas cannister was lobbed at the pulpit as tension escalated, sending …

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SHEHU SANI, WIFE CELEBRATE MARRIAGE ANNIVERSARY

SHEHU SANI, WIFE CELEBRATE MARRIAGE ANNIVERSARY Former senator who represented the people of Kaduna Central Senatorial Zone, Senator Shehu Sani, and his wife have celebrated another marriage anniversary. As the couple embarks on another year of love together, the heartfelt message from Shehu Sani to his wife serves as a poignant reminder of the profound legacy they continue to build, …

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BLOODBATH AT BIRTHDAY PARTY AS TERRORISTS KILL SIX, INJURE NINE IN KADUNA

BLOODBATH AT BIRTHDAY PARTY AS TERRORISTS KILL SIX, INJURE NINE IN KADUNA Once more, terrorists have carried out a fresh attack at Ambe community, leaving six people dead and nine others wounded in Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Micah Aude, the community’s youth leader, verified the tragic event on Monday. According to him, the attackers invaded the community …

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GUNMEN BLOCK ENUGU/ABAKALIKI ROAD, DESPITE ARMY POLICE CHECKPOINTS

GUNMEN BLOCK ENUGU/ABAKALIKI ROAD, DESPITE ARMY, POLICE CHECKPOINTS Some gunmen in military uniforms laid siege on the Enugu – Abakaliki federal road for about two hours on Monday evening and injured several passengers. The incident happened between 5 and 6:30pm. SaharaReporters learnt that such attack which has become a regular feature happened about four poles apart from two military checkpoints …

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NEW ENUGU BUS TERMINAL: PROPERTY OWNERS TO RECEIVE COMPENSATION

NEW ENUGU BUS TERMINAL: PROPERTY OWNERS SET TO RECEIVE COMPENSATION Ahead of the commencement of construction of a new and modern transport Interchange (bus terminal) at Market Road, Enugu (Enugu Central Station), popularly known as Holy Ghost, the leaser of properties at the site will, from today, start receiving their compensations as agreed with the Nigerian Railway Corporation, the lessor. …

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GOV UZODINMA BREAKS 16-YEAR JINX, PAYS GRATUITY TO OVER 3,000 IMO PENSIONERS

GOV UZODINMA BREAKS 16-YEAR JINX, PAYS GRATUITY TO OVER 3,000 IMO PENSIONERS In a landmark achievement, Governor Hope Uzodimma has successfully broken the 16-year-old jinx of unpaid gratuities in Imo State, bringing relief to over 3,000 pensioners who had waited patiently for their entitlements. This significant breakthrough marks a new era in the state’s history, demonstrating the governor’s commitment to …

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A COASTAL HIGHWAY OF MISPLACED PRIORITY & ABUSE OF DUE PROCESS – PREMIUM TIMES

A COASTAL HIGHWAY OF MISPLACED PRIORITY & ABUSE OF DUE PROCESS – PREMIUM TIMES Construction of the Lagos-Calabar Coastal Highway has begun amid a myriad of fiscal and due process concerns. But indifference is the response of President Bola Tinubu’s administration to the challenges. The 700-kilometre stretch of road infrastructure, which will span eight years to complete, will gulp a …

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TINUBU’S SON, SEYI, DIRECTOR IN CDK, PRESIDENCY ADMITS

TINUBU’S SON, SEYI, DIRECTOR IN CDK, PRESIDENCY ADMITS The presidency has admitted that President Bola Tinubu’s son, Seyi Tinubu, joined the Board of Directors of CDK in 2018. Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar had in a statement on Sunday accused the President of conflict of interest in the award of the Lagos-Calabar Coastal Highway to Hitech Construction Company, which he …

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FAULTY AIRCRAFT ABORTS VP SHETTIMA’S US TRIP

FAULTY AIRCRAFT ABORTS VP SHETTIMA’S US TRIP Nigeria’s Vice President, Kashim Shettima, is regrettably unable to leave Nigeria to attend an earlier scheduled event. The Vice President could not attend the US-Africa Summit 2024 due to technical issues with his aircraft. Shettima was slated to depart Abuja for Dallas in the United States on Sunday night to represent President Bola …

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AGAIN, RIVERS ASSEMBLY VETOES GOV FUBARA’S BILL

AGAIN, RIVERS ASSEMBLY VETOES GOV FUBARA’S BILL The political face-off between Governor Siminalayi Fubara and the Rivers State House of Assembly is showing no signs of reprieve as the House is tackling the governor over the state’s Public Procurement Law. At plenary on Monday, the Speaker of the House, Martin Amaewhule, accused the governor of financial irresponsibility and recklessness in …

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DARKNESS IN SOUTHEAST: IT’S NOT OUR FAULT -EEDC

DARKNESS IN SOUTHEAST: IT’S NOT OUR FAULT- EEDC The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC), has said that it could not be blamed for poor electricity supply in the southeast. EEDC disclosed this in a statement on Monday. The firm stressed that the region’s problem was caused by all players in the country’s electricity value chain, including the Transmission Company of …

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