Archives for August 9th, 2016

EDO 2016: Alleged Assassination attempt on Guber-Candidate foiled, APC fingered

By Eben Enasco Kingsley, Benin City An alleged assassination attempt on the Accord party flag bearer Dr. Don Pedro Obaseki has been foiled in Benin City by vigilant and resilient aides and neighbors. Personal Assistant of Don Pedro Obaseki, Mr. Ferdinand Orumwense with blood all over his face due to matchete cuts inflicted on him by the hoodlums. It was gathered that the alleged assassins invaded his private residence on Sunday ...

Tompolo Says He has No Business With Avengers

By Francis Sadhere Embattled former Niger Delta militant leader,  Government Epkemupolo, alias Tompolo has denied having anything to do with the Niger Delta Avengers. Tompolo who spoke through his media consultant, Paul Bebenimibo, in a press statement made available to our correspondent in Warri said nobody should take the allegation serious. Bebenimibo who was also fingered to be among the Avengers by a splinter militant group, Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, described the allegation as a mistaken identity. A splitter group of the NDA, Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, had named former President Goodluck Jonathan, Tompolo, Bebenimibo, Ann Kio-BriggsKio-Briggs and other prominent individuals as sponsors the Avengers, which have wreaked havoc on ...

Flood destroys 5,300 houses in Kano

By Our Correspondent Disaster has hit Kano state as flood destroyed over 5,300 houses in six local government areas of the state. According to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the executive secretary of the State Emergency Relief and Rehabilitation Agency, Alhaji Aliyu Bahsir disclosed this in an interview in Kano on Monday, August 8th. Bashir also said that the affected ...