Daily Archives: July 17, 2013

Business pat Utomi

The renowned economist stated that there was a plot to take over the defunct bank by the incumbent Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Lamido Sanusi Lamido, which was also confirmed by a former presidential spokesman, Segun Adeniyi in his book: “Power, Politics and Death: A Front-Row Account of Nigeria under the late President Yar’Adua”


Lloyd was lawmaker who allegedly used the mace, the symbol of authority of the House, to hit the head of Hon. Michael Chinda, representing Obio/Akpor II Constitutency, during the fracas that erupted on the floor of the Assembly on July 9, 2013

National kidnap deen Abakiliki

The police in Ebonyi State have uncovered kidnappers’ hideout where victims were kept in Emezabi community, Ngbo in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of the state. The location at the boundary between Ebonyi and Benue states had served as hideout for kidnappers over the years where they kept their victims while negotiating for ransom before their release.

Sports Mikel-chelsea

Nigerian former junior international, Emmanuel Babayaro, has told Super Eagles midfielder, John Mikel Obi to leave Stamford Bridge Premiership outfit, Chelsea and grab one of the torrents of offers coming his way. The goalkeeper argued that now is the best opportunity for Mikel to secure his future with one of the most attractive cash.

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Protesters yesterday held Rivers State Governor, Hon Chibuike Amaechi and four visiting governors hostage at the Port Harcourt International Airport. The governors holed in at the airport, with Amaechi, are Alhaji Sule Lamido (Jigawa), Alhaji Rabiu Musa Kwakwanso (Kano), Alhaji Mu’azu Babangida Aliu (Niger) and Vice Admiral Murtala Nyako (Adamawa).

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As the political crisis in Rivers State lingers, Evans Bipi, who was chosen by lawmakers opposed to Governor Chibuike Amaechi as speaker of the state House of Assembly, has insisted he is the authentic leader of the House. Claiming to have been elected by over 23 members of the House and not five people, as been widely reported, Bipi said he was the presiding officer of the House.

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