Monday, 22 February, 2021

Day: February 20, 2021


The National President of the Onion Farmers, Processors and Marketers, Aliyu Isa Binji, confirmed the death of 27 of their members during the Shasa crisis. Daily Trust Saturday learnt that among the dead were three young men from Illela Local Read more…


Some residents of Orlu communities in Imo State have accused soldiers of the Nigerian Army of killing ‘innocent’ people. The residents disclosed this in a survey conducted by SaharaReporters. Many people have been reportedly killed in the community following a Read more…


Media personality, Daddy Freeze has condemned those criticizing Destiny Etiko for the clingy jumpsuit she wore during a visit to the office of Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello. Freeze pointed out that Nigerians come on social media to complain about Read more…


The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has dismissed media reports that the Republic of Benin aspires to be the 37th state in Nigeria. In a statement issued by the ministry spokesperson, Ferdinand Nwonye, Onyeama said the report was misleading. Read more…


Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, says divisive utterances by some Southwest governors were responsible for the killings in Sasha market in Ibadan, Oyo State and other violence against northerners in the region. A crisis had on February 18 erupted in Shaha Read more…


Troops of the Nigerian army have claimed to have taken over a farmland said to be owned by Abubakar Shekau, leader of the Jama’atu Ahlussunnah Lidda’awati Wal Jihad faction of Boko Haram. According to a trending video on social media, Read more…


Former minister and legislator Yona Kanyomozi, who was Mr Museveni’s teacher in O-Level at Ntare School, describes Mr Museveni as a very determined person who can do anything he sets his mind on at whatever cost. He says Mr Museveni Read more…


The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, says the military raid of Orlu and Orsu Local Government Areas of Imo State on Thursday marked the beginning of the second Nigeria/Biafra war.  IPOB, which made the declaration in a statement by its Read more…


The Imo State Government says it has recovered Royal Palm Estate on Akachi Road, Owerri, allegedly belonging to Nkechi Okorocha, wife of a former governor of the state, Rochas Okorocha. The Commissioner for Lands, Enyinnaya Onuegbu, disclosed this after leading Read more…


The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, said the President of Benin Republic, Patrice Talon, had expressed readiness for his country to be part of Nigeria. Onyeama, who stated this shortly after a closed-door meeting with Beninoise Minister of Foreign Read more…