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Biafra: Nigeria Will Overcome Secession Bid- US

The Ambassador of the US to Nigeria Mr. Stuart Symington has reassured that Nigeria as a nation will overcome against the recent agitations for self-determination and the Republic of Biafra. Disclosing this at the commemoration of the 241st anniversary of the independence of the United States, he preached peace and unity among the various ethnic groups.

 

INEC Sacks Sekibo

The Independent National Electoral Commission has sacked George Thompson Sekibo who was the senator representing Rivers East Senatorial District and replaced him with Mr. Andrew Uchendu. Furthermore, INEC directed that the certificate of return be collected from Sekibo and handed to Uchendu.

 

Badoo Kills Couples and 2 Children

The notorious and highly dreaded ritual cult group Badoo has killed again in Olopomeji, Odoguyan community of Ikorodu. In another brutal attack, members of the group broke into a house, killed a couple and two of their children while the third is critically injured in the hospital. As usual, they perpetrated this evil by smashing a stone on their victims’ heads.

 

Lagos Pupil Puts Acid in Classmates Water

A JSS1 pupil of Lekki International British High School was caught trying to poison his classmate by putting sulphuric acid mixed with ethanol in her water bottle. The motive behind the incidence is unclear, however, it is believed that the pupil was consumed with envy as he had repeatedly been beaten to 1st position by the classmate.

 

Former Taraba Governor Dead

Danbaba Suntai, former Governor of Taraba who was involved in a plane crash way back in 2012 has died. He was said to have given up the ghost in the United States where he had been receiving treatment following the horrific tragedy of his accident.

 

Kidnapper Evans Sues Police

Nigeria’s infamous billionaire kidnapper, Evans has sued the Nigerian Police on Wednesday. In a class suit to challenge alleged infringements of his fundamental human rights filed before a Lagos State Federal High Court, he urged the court to direct the police to either charge him immediately or release him.

 

Nigeria Flags off Yam Export to UK, US

As a symbol of commitment of the FG to agricultural revolution in the country, Nigeria is set to flag off the commencement of yam exports to the UK. Speaking at the State House, Abuja after the Federal Executive Council meeting, the Minister of Agriculture disclosed this on Wednesday.

 

Ohanaeze Disowns Kanu Over Threat to Anambra Elections

The Apex Igbo Sociocultural group Ohanaeze Ndigbo has disowned the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra over alleged reckless statements he made towards the gubernatorial election set to take place in Anambra. The leader of the indigenous people of Biafra had previously stated that no election would hold in the South east until a referendum of the self determination of Biafra was conducted.

 

Germany Beats Mexico 4-1 to Reach Confederations Cup Final

The German national football team has defeated their counterparts from Mexico in a grueling clash on Thursday evening by four goals to nil. In the tournament currently taking place in Russia, Germany is now set to face Chile in a promising encounter this weekend.

 

EFCC Investigator Shot in Rivers

A top EFCC investigator by name Austin Okwor was on Wednesday shot by unidentified gunmen I Port-Harcourt, Rivers State. Confirming the incident, the spokesman of EFCC described the attack as an assassination plot, however, the victim was able to escape with his life despite sustaining several bullet wounds.

 

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