Journalist with Bayelsa’s Glory FM shot dead

Gunmen yesterday killed a journalist with the Bayelsa State-owned Glory FM 97.1, Mr. Famous Giobaro. Giobaro was shot dead in his residence on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Road, Kpasia in Yenagoa, the state capital. The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Asinim Butswat, said the command was yet to get the full detail of Giobaro’s killings. A witness said the gunmen stormed Giobaro’s apartment about 5 a.m. on Sunday and shot him point blank in the stomach. The attackers had gained access into the compound after scaling…

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Igbo won’t be president in 2019 –Primate Ayodele

•False prophecy –MASSOB •Biafra is unstoppable –IPOB •We’ll not be enslaved like our  fathers –Ohanaeze Youths Founder of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Oke- Afa, Lagos, Primate Elijah Babatunde Ayodele, who prefers to be simply addressed as Servant of the Most High, has said that an Igbo person will not be president in 2019. Ayodele also said warns against underestimation of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and what they can do in the 2019 elections. He said: “Government must not underestimate IPOB. And if any Igbo politician wants to use…

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CSR: NPA donates food items to Onne communities

Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has donated food items to Onne, Ogu and Ele communities’ hosts of Onne Port in Eleme LGA of Rivers State, as the authority moves to strengthen its Corporate Social Responsibility. Handing over the food items to the ruler and clan head of Onne, HRH, King Dr. J.D Osaronu, the Port Manager of Onne Port, Alhassan Ismaila Abubakar said he was at the Palace of the Onne monarch, on behalf of the MD NPA to hand over the food items sent…

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Oba of Benin, APC chieftain hail Obaseki’s tribunal victory

The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, yesterday congratulated Governor Godwin Obaseki on his victory at the Edo Tribunal Governorship election judgment which affirmed him as the duly elected governor in the September 28, 2016 Governorship election held in the state. The Monarch’s commendation came as a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC,) in Ugbegun in Esan Central Local Government, in the state, Comrade Mathew Emiohe said the victory was a clear sign that the APC is the only party for the Edo people. Oba Ewuare II stated…

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It’s good you left us, PDP tells Elechi

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) youths in Ebonyi State yesterday described the defection of former governor of the state, Chief Martin Elechi, from the party to the All Progressives Congress(APC) as a good omen for the party in the state. The PDP youths said the former governor was a mole in the party and that the PDP was already celebrating his exit from the party. In a statement issued by their leader, Comrade Mark Onu, PDP youths accused Elechi of being agent of the All Progressives Congress (APC) even while serving…

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KIDNAPPING: ‘Big business’ that took over from armed robbery

Kidnapping began some years back with the agitation in the Niger Delta region for resource control. Overtime it assumed an alarming dimension with schools becoming targets and pupils taken away for ransom. In this report, ISIOMA MADIKE, looks at this disturbing menace that has seen many Nigerians lose millions to abductors   Ikorodu, the aquatic neighbourhood in the ‘centre of excellence’, has been in the news lately, though for the wrong reasons. It is gradually but steadily becoming kidnappers’ den. But, before this new dimension to criminality, armed robbers had…

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Flying 9 months round the world taught me never to give up – Captain Odujinrin

Capt. Ademilola Odujirin has been flying for past 17 years. He was trained in the United Kingdom and United States of America and flew for Arik Air for five years. He recounts his experience to WOLE SHADARE   If you liken him to Ajala who travelled round the world, you won’t be wrong. He did what many could not do by flying nine months around the world. That was Capt. Ademilola Odujinrin who did a solo flight in his aircraft, the upgraded Cirus SR 22 He is the first African…

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