BREAKING NEWS: 20 killed in fresh attack in Plateau State

Over 20 persons  have been confirmed killed in another fresh attack in Nkiedonwhro, Irigwe chiefdom, Bassa LGC of Plateau State The attack said to have been carried out by suspected Fulani militia occurred at the early hours of Monday. President of Irigwe Youth  Mr Ayuba Chinge‎ confirm to New Telegraph that the attack has claimed over 20 lives, “On my way to the village now, but lives have been lost will talk to you soon”. New Telegraph gathered that the latest attack is about the 3rd in a series of…

Breaking News: Governor Lalong impose dusk to dawn curfew in Bassa LGC of Plateau State

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State on Friday imposed a dusk to dawn curfew in Bassa Local government of the state in view of the recurring incidences of attacks in Irigwe Chiefdom and neighbouring Areas around the Bassa – Vom – Jos South adjoining borders and the Manchok, Kaduna State adjoining areas with the Irigwe Ancestral Land. Lalong in a Press Statement signed by his Director of Press and Public Affairs Mr Emmanuel Nanle has also directed a Special Military Search and Security Enforcement Operation within the aforementioned areas. “Consequent upon…

BREAKING NEWS: France denies link with IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu

* Asks Nigerian Government  to provide evidence The government of France has denied any links with the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), the group seeking a referendum to carve out a separate country in the South East region of Nigeria. The federal government of Nigeria which launched a brutal military clamp down on the separatist group last week, subsequently proscribed declared it a terrorist organisation. The government  also alleged that the group was being funded from France and that it would take urgent measures to block it. But in a…

BREAKING: 610 LG workers sue Katsina Govt over 18 months’ unpaid salaries

610 local government Staff have filed a suit challenging Katsina government for refusing to pay them their 18 months Salary before Justice E.D.E Isele of the National Industrial Court in Kano. Counsel to the dependent Barrister Abu Umar filed a preliminary objection notice challenging the jurisdiction of the court to hear the case as well as the fact that case according to him was not properly filed. He argued that the plaintiffs suing the government were not in order because it was their respective local governments’ areas that are responsible…

BREAKING: FG confirms three Monkey Pox cases in Bayelsa State

The Federal Government has confirmed three cases of Monkey Pox disease in Bayelsa State after receiving laboratory results of 19 suspected cases from the WHO Regional Laboratory in Dakar, Senegal. Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole who made this known while addressing newsmen in Abuja, explained that although results of two cases were yet to be received, the 12 suspected cases from Bayelsa State and the four suspected cases from Lagos state were negative. According to him, since the first report of the suspected monkeypox disease in Bayelsa State on…

BREAKING: Ortom fires SEMA boss five days after camp closure

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has suspended the Executive Secretary of the State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA,  Boniface Ortese. Mr. Ortese was suspended barely five days after the main camp housing over 5000 victims of the flood disaster at the Makurdi Ultra Modern International Market was closed down. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr. Titus Zam is to oversee activities of the agency. It was gathered that the governor is no longer happy with the former SEMA helmsman due to his high handedness…

BREAKING: Buhari’s discussion with World Bank president twisted – Presidency

The Nigerian Presidency on Friday said the reported discussion between President Muhammadu Buhari and the World Bank Group President, Jim Yong Kim, was deliberately twisted by those who it said specialise in such acts.   The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, in a statement said “ignorant and mischievous people” are making it seem that Buhari’s position was a calculated attempt to give the North an unfair advantage over other parts of Nigeria.   Adesina said the President since his inauguration had been seeking international support for the…