Buchi Obichie

Buchi Obichie

2019: Showdown in Lagos as opposition parties begin strategising together to seize power from APC

2019: Showdown in Lagos as opposition parties begin strategising together to seize power from APC

2019: Showdown in Lagos as opposition parties begin strategising together to seize power from APC
NUT draws battle-line with state govts; directs teachers in 10 states not to resume until they are paid all outstanding salaries

NUT draws battle-line with state govts; directs teachers in 10 states not to resume until they are paid all outstanding salaries

The Nigeria Union of Teachers has restated its position that the teachers in 10 states that are still owing salary arrears should not resume work until all arrears were paid. NUT said all arrears must be cleared by the state govt.

NUT draws battle-line with state govts; directs teachers in 10 states not to resume until they are paid all outstanding salaries
Armed Forces Remembrance: Obiano appreciates military; says ‘talking is cheap but war is expensive’

Armed Forces Remembrance: Obiano appreciates military; says ‘talking is cheap but war is expensive’

Gov Willie Obiano has appealed to the indigenes of his state and Nigerians in general, to keep appreciating the efforts of security personnel as they carry out their duties of providing security and sustaining peace and unity.

Armed Forces Remembrance: Obiano appreciates military; says ‘talking is cheap but war is expensive’
I bought a gun to scare rival cult members - 21-year-old suspect makes stunning confession to police

I bought a gun to scare rival cult members - 21-year-old suspect makes stunning confession to police

A certain Omole Ridwan has been arrested by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos state Police Command for purchasing a gun in order to scare rival gang members. He also supplied the weapon to three robbery suspects.

I bought a gun to scare rival cult members - 21-year-old suspect makes stunning confession to police
BREAKING: Abuja stands still as Army honours fallen soldiers; Buhari to lay wreath at ceremony (photos, video)

BREAKING: Abuja stands still as Army honours fallen soldiers; Buhari to lay wreath at ceremony (photos, video)

President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to participate at the Wreath Laying Ceremony to mark the grand finale of the 2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebrations, today, Monday, January 15. It would take place in Abuja.

BREAKING: Abuja stands still as Army honours fallen soldiers; Buhari to lay wreath at ceremony (photos, video)
Benue Killings: Catholic Bishops commend Ortom for anti-grazing law; tell Nigerians what to do to prevent further attacks

Benue Killings: Catholic Bishops commend Ortom for anti-grazing law; tell Nigerians what to do to prevent further attacks

Bishops of the Catholic Ecclesiastical Province of Abuja, have called for prayers to forestall the re-occurrence of the killings in villages in Benue communities by herdsmen, and urged FG to take steps to protect lives.

Benue Killings: Catholic Bishops commend Ortom for anti-grazing law; tell Nigerians what to do to prevent further attacks
Herdsmen tell FG crimes are being committed by ‘international pastoralists’, give solutions on matter

Herdsmen tell FG crimes are being committed by ‘international pastoralists’, give solutions on matter

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria has appealed to the federal government and states at the border routes to check activities of international pastoralists, who they say are responsible for most crimes.

Herdsmen tell FG crimes are being committed by ‘international pastoralists’, give solutions on matter
Trump’s ‘vulgar’ comment: AU ambassadors demand apology; express disappointment, outrage with US president

Trump’s ‘vulgar’ comment: AU ambassadors demand apology; express disappointment, outrage with US president

African Union ambassadors to the United Nations (UN) have demanded an apology from U.S. President Donald Trump for his ‘racist remark’ on the people of Africa. The Union expressed dismay and outrage over the remarks.

Trump’s ‘vulgar’ comment: AU ambassadors demand apology; express disappointment, outrage with US president
Stay away from politics, leave it to politicians - Buratai warns officers

Stay away from politics, leave it to politicians - Buratai warns officers

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, has issued a stern warning to all officers and soldiers in the Nigerian army to steer clear of politics. He told them to concentrate on their chosen career and leave politics alone.

Stay away from politics, leave it to politicians - Buratai warns officers
Benue Killings: Emeka Anyaoku reveals his fears and hopes for Nigeria

Benue Killings: Emeka Anyaoku reveals his fears and hopes for Nigeria

Emeka Anyaoku, third Commonwealth Secretary-General, has disclosed that he is worried by the spate of killings in the country, and has called for it to end. He stated that Nigeria is losing consciousness of the sanctity of life.

Benue Killings: Emeka Anyaoku reveals his fears and hopes for Nigeria
My brothers are ‘playing god’ with our dad’s property, my life is in danger - MKO’s son cries out, as fresh crisis rocks family

My brothers are ‘playing god’ with our dad’s property, my life is in danger - MKO’s son cries out, as fresh crisis rocks family

Abdul Mumuni Abiola, the youngest son of the late politician and 1993 president elect Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, aka MKO Abiola, has asked his brothers to quit ‘playing god’ with their father’s property.

My brothers are ‘playing god’ with our dad’s property, my life is in danger - MKO’s son cries out, as fresh crisis rocks family
You have insulted us - Nigerians in Diaspora express outrage at Trump, following ‘vulgar’ comments

You have insulted us - Nigerians in Diaspora express outrage at Trump, following ‘vulgar’ comments

The Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation Americas (NIDOA) has expressed outrage at what it called ‘the vulgar, insensitive and racist language’ about Africans and other immigrants allegedly made by U.S. President Donald Trump.

You have insulted us - Nigerians in Diaspora express outrage at Trump, following ‘vulgar’ comments
Benue Killings: You never warned me - Angry Ortom tackles Lalong over ‘false’ comments concerning anti-grazing law

Benue Killings: You never warned me - Angry Ortom tackles Lalong over ‘false’ comments concerning anti-grazing law

Governor Samuel Ortom, has stated that he was never warned against implementing the anti-open grazing law by his Plateau counterpart, Simon Lalong. The latter had previously claimed that he did warn his Benue counterpart.

Benue Killings: You never warned me - Angry Ortom tackles Lalong over ‘false’ comments concerning anti-grazing law
You cannot kick us out after we voted for you - Prostitutes declare war with Obiano over demolition exercise

You cannot kick us out after we voted for you - Prostitutes declare war with Obiano over demolition exercise

Some sex workers in Anambra have declared war with the Willie Obiano-led state govt, following their displacement as a result of the demolition exercise on the Onitsha/Enugu Expressway. They say they can't be rendered homeless.

You cannot kick us out after we voted for you - Prostitutes declare war with Obiano over demolition exercise
Benue Killings: Ortom has a thing or two to learn from the man in Ekiti! by Buchi Obichie (OPINION)

Benue Killings: Ortom has a thing or two to learn from the man in Ekiti! by Buchi Obichie (OPINION)

The writer uses the Benue attacks as context to compare the actions of Gov Samuel Ortom against that of Gov Ayo Fayose on the issue of killer herdsmen, and advises the Ebonyi governor to take lessons from his Ekiti counterpart.

Benue Killings: Ortom has a thing or two to learn from the man in Ekiti! by Buchi Obichie (OPINION)
Benue Killings: What we would do if we are not protected - Elder statesman reveals (Newspaper Review)

Benue Killings: What we would do if we are not protected - Elder statesman reveals (Newspaper Review)

In order to keep our esteemed readers updated on the latest national developments, NAIJ.com has undertaken an in-depth analysis and summary of the main headlines of various mainstream Nigerian newspapers for today.

Benue Killings: What we would do if we are not protected - Elder statesman reveals (Newspaper Review)
2019: Race begins on sour note as party rejects INEC timetable; alleges attempt by APC to rig election

2019: Race begins on sour note as party rejects INEC timetable; alleges attempt by APC to rig election

The timetable and schedule of activities which was issued by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Tuesday, January 9, has been rejected by the Action Democratic Party (ADP), which claims the APC plans to rig the polls.

2019: Race begins on sour note as party rejects INEC timetable; alleges attempt by APC to rig election
Outrage as head of police inspector is found with chief priest in Cross River shrine

Outrage as head of police inspector is found with chief priest in Cross River shrine

A 54-year-old man, Valentine Ebani, was paraded by the Cross River State Police Command on Thursday, January 11, after he was found to be in possession of the decomposed head of a police inspector, Michael James.

Outrage as head of police inspector is found with chief priest in Cross River shrine
Benue Killings: Rep tells Adesina to stop blaming GEJ, demands apology

Benue Killings: Rep tells Adesina to stop blaming GEJ, demands apology

The comments made by Femi Adesina, spokesman to President Muhammadu Buhari, concerning the Benue killings, have been described as a ‘statement of failure’ by Samson Okwu, a member of the House of Representatives.

Benue Killings: Rep tells Adesina to stop blaming GEJ, demands apology
Benue Killings: Ortom defies herdsmen, vows not to repeal anti-grazing law despite attacks

Benue Killings: Ortom defies herdsmen, vows not to repeal anti-grazing law despite attacks

The governor of Benue state, Samuel Ortom, has stated that if the recent killings in his state were meant to intimidate his administration into repealing the anti-grazing law, then the herdsmen have failed woefully.

Benue Killings: Ortom defies herdsmen, vows not to repeal anti-grazing law despite attacks
Jubilation as Bishop Kukah’s brother finally regains freedom from kidnappers

Jubilation as Bishop Kukah’s brother finally regains freedom from kidnappers

The Chief of Ikulu in Southern Kaduna, Mr Yohanna Kukah, who is also the younger brother of Bishop Matthew Kukah of the Sokoto Diocese, was finally released by his abductors, the police confirmed, on Thursday, January 11.

Jubilation as Bishop Kukah’s brother finally regains freedom from kidnappers
657,267 PVC’s are yet to be collected in Oyo - INEC reveals, urges owners to come forward

657,267 PVC’s are yet to be collected in Oyo - INEC reveals, urges owners to come forward

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Oyo state on Thursday, January 11 disclosed that a total of 657, 267 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) had not yet been collected by their owners in the state.

657,267 PVC’s are yet to be collected in Oyo - INEC reveals, urges owners to come forward
Abuja airport to escape regular power outages as FEC approves independent power system for facility

Abuja airport to escape regular power outages as FEC approves independent power system for facility

The minister of state for aviation has disclosed that the Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved an independent power system for the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja, and would also tackle other challenges.

Abuja airport to escape regular power outages as FEC approves independent power system for facility
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