Rivers State Executive Council has approved N2.7bn for the Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission (RSIEC) to conduct the 2021 local government election. The military on Monday said it is worried about the trend of some locals in the northeast declining to provide useful information to security agencies.
Edinson Cavani apologised on Monday after his joy at scoring twice for Manchester United against Southampton was dampened by an investigation by the Football Association into a social media post he subsequently deleted. The 33-year-old Uruguayan striker sent an Instagram post thanking a friend for his congratulations after scoring twice as United came from 2-0 down to win 3-2 on Sunday that included the Spanish word “negrito” (small black person).
Rivers State Executive Council has approved N2.7bn for the Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission (RSIEC) to conduct the 2021 local government election. The council, as part of its executive meeting presided over by Governor Nyesom Wike in Government House, Port Harcourt on Monday also endorsed N478.6bn budget for 2021 fiscal year.
Controversial Nigerian Journalist, Kemi Olunloyo has taken to her Instagram page to apologize to Nigerian celebrities she beefed. The list includes Davido, Linda Ikeji, and 8 other celebrities she has beefed and dragged online. This was made known in a post the self-acclaimed investigative Journalist shared on her verified Instagram page on Monday, November 30.
The leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has attacked the United Nations for condemning the killing of 43 rice farmers in Borno but kept quiet on the killing of Igbos in Oyigbo, Rivers State.
Mohammad Tawhidi popularly known as Imam of Peace, an Iranian-born Australia-based Islamic cleric has reacted to the death of rice farmers in Borno slain by Boko Hrama Insurgents. According to the cleric, President Buhari released Boko Haram Insurgents from jail before they committed the heinous act and so he should be tried for treason. The deadly Boko Haram Terrorist group reportedly beheaded 43 farmers in Zambarmari, a town in Borno State.
The Nigeria Governors Forum has reacted to the killing of over 40 rice farmers in Garin Kwashebe in Jere Local Government Area of Borno State describing it as “wicked, unwarranted, and morally reprehensible.” The governors in a statement signed by its Chairman Kayode Fayemi said the attack brings back ugly memories of several dastardly attacks on soft targets in the state.
Residents of Ndiowu community in Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra State, on Monday, protested the alleged imposition of a caretaker committee on them in place of a duly elected town union leadership by those they described as cabals.
The military on Monday said it is worried about the trend of some locals in the northeast declining to provide useful information to security agencies. At least 43 farmers were killed in a deadly assault in Zabarmari, Borno on Saturday by suspected Boko Haram terrorists. The United Nations has said the death toll is as high as 110.