Again, Wike Attacks Atiku, Says Party Will Purge

08/09/2022 B Ray 0
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The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has again attacked Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for his continuous support for the under fire National Chairman of the party, Iyorchia Ayu, warning that a time will come for them to purge for keeping key party positions in the north. Wike […]

Sack Fever Grips Klopp As Napoli Trash Liverpool 4-1

07/09/2022 B Ray 0

Liverpool have lost their first Champions League game of the 2022-2023 season by a humiliating 4-1. The English side lost away to Napoli in Italy. This is the second loss that Jurgen Klopp’s men have suffered in the new season after their defeat to Manchester United in the domestic league. Liverpool conceded an early penalty […]

Benue Women, Youth To Benefit From Agribusiness From Virginia

07/09/2022 B Ray 0
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Benue State women and youths are to benefit from apprenticeship in agribusiness in the State of Virginia, United States of America, THE WHISTLER gathered on Thursday. The deal was struck following a proposal made by Governor Samuel Ortom to Virginia State. It was gathered that the understanding was arrived at during an investment forum organized […]

Polytechnic Lecturers Knock Vice Chancellors Over ‘Fallacious Statement’

07/09/2022 B Ray 0
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The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has accused the Committee of Vice-Chancellors of Federal Universities (CVCNU) of spreading misinformation with regards to the salaries received by senior polytechnic lecturers. ASUP noted that the claim made by the VCs that senior lecturers in polytechnics earned more than university professors was false and could cause issues […]

2023: Okonjo-Iweala Hosts Peter Obi At WTO Headquarters

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As part of his consultative tour to eminent Nigerians in the diaspora, Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, on Wednesday, met with the Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. The LP presidential candidate met with Okonjo-Iweala at the WTO office in the United States of America. According to a tweet published […]

Why We Arrested Kaduna Train Attack Abductees’ Negotiator, Mamu -DSS

07/09/2022 B Ray 0
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The Department of State Services (DSS) has justified the arrest of the former negotiator for abducted train victims, Tukur Mamu. The DSS in a statement signed by its spokesperson,  Peter Afunanya on Wednesday, noted that his arrest followed a request by Nigeria’s military as well as other law enforcement agencies. “This is to confirm that […]

After 372 Deaths In Eight Months, FEC Approves National Flood Emergency Response Plan

07/09/2022 B Ray 0

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved a national flood emergency preparedness and response plan in Nigeria. The government said the plan would provide more resilience and effective response measures to mitigate the impact of flooding on Nigerians. The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Sadiya Umar Farouq, who revealed the approval urged all […]

‘We Won’t Relinquish Our Constitutional Mandate’ – PSC Threatens Showdown With Police

07/09/2022 B Ray 0
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The Police Service Commission (PSC), on Wednesday reiterated its constitutional mandate to recruit interested Nigerians into the Police Force. The recent affirmation by the Commission followed a long-standing disagreement with the Nigeria Police concerning who had the constitutional right to coordinate the recruitment into the Force as contained in Section 153 (1) paragraphs 29 and […]

2023: One Million Lagosians Abandon PVCs Across INEC Offices – REC

07/09/2022 B Ray 0
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Nearly one million permanent voter cards belonging to Lagos State residents have been abandoned across offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the state. Olusegun Agbaje, INEC’s Resident Electoral Commissioner in Lagos, disclosed this at a CSO engagement titled “Women’s Political Participation and Inclusion and 2023 General Elections”. The event which was held […]

NHRC Warns Security Agents Against Parading Suspects, Says It’s Unconstitutional

07/09/2022 B Ray 0

The National Human Rights Commission has maintained that it remains unconstitutional for Nigeria’s security agents to parade suspects when they have not been convicted by a court. The NHRC Executive Secretary, Tony Ojukwu SAN, disclosed the Commission’s position while responding to journalists during the 2022 Media Parley which held on Wednesday at the Bukhari Bello […]

BREAKING: DSS Arrests Tukur Mamu After Interpol Interrogation In Egypt

07/09/2022 B Ray 0

The Department of State Services, have arrested the former frontline negotiator of the Kaduna-Abuja train attack, Tukur Mamu on Wednesday. The DSS picked him from the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport in Kano upon his deportation from Egypt where he was arrested by the Interpol. Mamu was arrested in Cairo, the capital of Egypt over […]

Bandit Kill One, Release 43 Abducted Worshippers After Receiving N5m

07/09/2022 B Ray 0

Four days after terrorists stormed a Jumu’at mosque in the Zugu area of Zamfara State, and abducted 44 worshippers, the assailants have killed one of the victims and released the rest. The 23-year-old worshipper, Babangida Muhammadu was killed while among those released were the children of a political party chieftain, Alhaji Junaidu, whose sons were […]

‘He Demands Sex During Ramadan Fast’ – Divorce-Seeking Wife Tells Court

07/09/2022 B Ray 0
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A housewife, Zainab Yunusa, has asked a Sharia Court sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna to dissolve her marriage to her husband, Alhaji Ali Garba, for his unusual sex demands. The plaintiff told the court on Wednesday that Garba demanded for sex even while she was menstruating and during the Ramadan fast. Yunusa said they lived […]