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Crisis Looms: How I Survived the Prison brake – DCP Abba Kyari

Crisis Looms: How I Survived the Prison brake – DCP Abba Kyari

Reliving his ordeal yesterday, DCP Abba Kyari who is an inmate in the prison, said:  ‘’Only God  saved us today (yesterday). For over two hours and 45 minutes, more than 300 terrorist took over the Kuje prison in Abuja with GPMGs, Bombs, RPGs, Many Rifles etc. ‘’The total population of the Kuje Prison inmates   is about 1,476, and only 111 of the inmates refused to escape and decided to remain in the prison as 90 per cent escaped. ‘’Those that decided not to escape include former governor Jolly Nyame of Taraba State, Farouk lawal, Abba Kyari and four of his…
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I didn’t ask Christians to buy gun. Pastor Adegboye

I didn’t ask Christians to buy gun. Pastor Adegboye

I didn’t tell anybody to buy guns, Adeboye clarifies on battle against church attack. Pastor Enoch AdeboyeThe General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye on Sunday clarified that he never instructed anybody to buy guns. The revered man of God made the remark at the monthly Thanksgiving service of the church on Sunday, citing that Samson in the Bible did not use a gun rather he used the jaw bone of an axe. Adeboye stressed that he did not order Christians should buy guns to defend themselves, and maintained that while Christians are not…
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ABIA THINK TANK NEWS COMES LIVE

ABIA THINK TANK NEWS COMES LIVE

The Abia North Political Projects 2023 group in its quest to adequately project and prepare its Aspirants, Leaders and Advocacy to Abians and Nigerians has just launched Online daily news magazine ABIA THINK TANK NEWS. It is on the blog of https://abiathinktanknews.com According to the DG of the group Dr. Uduma Nnate, the online news magazine will complement the existing Radio Program ABIA THINK TANK in FlO 94.9 FM. He therefore urged our politicians to effectively patronise the blog for their maximum benefits. It would be recalled that the Abia North Political Projects group is the Political think tank of…
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FCT police assure residents of watertight security at places of worship, others over Bomb threat

FCT police assure residents of watertight security at places of worship, others over Bomb threat

Amid threats by terrorists to attack important places, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has assured the Muslim faithful and other residents in the territory of safety during the Sallah celebration. In a statement by the spokesperson of the command, DSP Josephine Adeh, the Commissioner of Police, Babaji Sunday said robust security architecture has already been emplaced for the celebration, noting that the operation order is designed to ensure watertight security at all places of worship and their environs. The statement reads, “The Command wishes to emphatically enjoin members of the public to go about their lawful businesses without…
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FENRAD Mourns Victims of Illegal Refinery at Egbema/Ohaji of Imo state

FENRAD Mourns Victims of Illegal Refinery at Egbema/Ohaji of Imo state

...Calls for Impact Assessment and Proactive Environmental Regime. Foundation for Environmental Rights Advocacy and Development, FENRAD, a pro-democracy and environmental rights advocacy group sends its sincere condolences to all the families, friends and well-wishers of victims of the fire explosion which engulfed an illegal refinery in Abaezi forest within Ohaji/Egbema area of Imo State. The explosion, FENRAD gathered, claimed over a hundred lives with cars and other properties to boot. FENRAD by this release also commiserates with the people and government of Imo State over the sad occurrence. Repeatedly, FENRAD, as a pro-environment group seeking a fuller, greener planet with…
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We are buying Twitter from Elon musk – Cubana Chief Priest

We are buying Twitter from Elon musk – Cubana Chief Priest

Less than 48 hours after taking over Twitter, Business mogul, Elon Musk is set to be put to the test, as celebrity barman, Cubana Chief priest, claims that him and some other billionaires from the Eastern part of Nigeria, are preparing a bid to buy Twitter from the world's richest man. "We are making progress on submitting our offer to acquire Twitter from Elon Musk, with $70B. Billionaires from the East comprising myself, Obi and E-Money and the rest, we are coming.." Cubana Chief priest tweeted. Early this year, business magnate Elon Musk proposed to buy out Twitter, Inc., for…
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Train attack: Terrorists release kidnapped victim’s newborn baby picture

Train attack: Terrorists release kidnapped victim’s newborn baby picture

The terrorists that kidnapped passengers of the AK9 Abuja-Kaduna bound train have released the picture of the newly born girl delivered by one of the pregnant women taken hostage. The mother of the baby was said to be eight-month pregnant before she and 62 others were abducted by the terrorists on the Abuja-Kaduna train on March 28, 2022. Of the 63 abducted passengers of the ill-fated train who are still in captivity, only the Managing Director of the Bank of Agriculture, Alwan Hassan, regained his freedom after he was alleged to have paid N100m ransom. Meanwhile, almost one month after…
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2023: Nigeria’s hope for total turnaround lies with PDP return to power – Kalu 

2023: Nigeria’s hope for total turnaround lies with PDP return to power – Kalu 

Chief Emeka Charles Kalu, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is the National Coordinator, Peoples Democratic Party Coalition (PDPCO) as well as Director-General, Global Initiative for Good Governance (GIGG). Dr Kalu, former governorship candidate in Abia State, in this interview with OHAFIA-TV News, spoke on the consultations going on among the party’s presidential aspirants, why the party should zone presidential position to South East, even as he expressed optimism that Nigeria would be better if PDP returns to power. He also spoke on other issues. Excerpt How do you see the large number of presidential aspirants that have emerged…
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NDLEA to investigate 6 Houses, Plaza with 100 Shops belonging to Abba Kyari

NDLEA to investigate 6 Houses, Plaza with 100 Shops belonging to Abba Kyari

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, on Monday marked six residential houses and one plaza belonging to the embattled former Intelligence Response Team leader, Abba Kyari, in Maiduguri as being under investigation. The two-storey shopping plaza, Assurance Plaza, located along the Giwa Barracks Road in Maiduguri, has about 100 stores. Six other residential houses within the Maiduguri New Government Residential Area allegedly belonging to the suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police had also been marked NDLEA. This is coming barely 48 hours after a suspected drug dealer linked to the N3 billion worth of tramadol intercepted by the then Kyari-led…
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Presidency: Keep off Southeast, you denied being Igbo man – IPOB warns Wike

Presidency: Keep off Southeast, you denied being Igbo man – IPOB warns Wike

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Wednesday warned Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and Presidential aspirant to steer clear of the Southeast. IPOB said Wike denied having any links with the Southeast in the past, hence should keep off the region as he tries to canvas for votes. Emma Powerful, the spokesman of IPOB, issued the warning while condemning Wike’s recent visit to the Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Alfred Achebe. Recalling the killings in Obigbo, Rivers State, IPOB vowed to go all out against anybody who hosts Wike in the Southeast. In a statement, Powerful said the Peoples…
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