Tag: community

Windstorm destroys 100 houses, schools in Obiano’s community

By Emma Elekwa, Onitsha Not than 100 buildings have been destroyed by windstorms in Aguleri in Anambra East local government area of Anambra State. The structures, including residential houses and…

Windstorm kills two, destroys churches, school in Imo community

By Damian Duruiheoma, Owerri Tragedy has hit Obinze community in Owerri West Local Government Area of Imo State after a windstorm swept through the community and killed two persons. The…

OPINION: How ‘jungle justice’ equals justice in Oyo community

The recent travail of Peter Abiola Akingbade, a final year student of Wood Engineering, university of Ibadan who almost lost his life after being mistaken to be a thief further…

Ukpo/Abba land dispute: Arthur Eze, Anambra community petition against Anambra cj, San

Billionaire businessman, Prince Arthur Eze, has  petitioned the National Judicial Council (NJC)  against Chief Judge of Anambra State, Justice Onochie Anyachibelu, over the lingering land dispute between  Ukpo and Abba…

Gunmen attack Ondo community, raze 15 houses

By Osagie Otabor, Akure Gunmen suspected to be terrorising waterways in Ese-Odo local government area have razed 15 houses in a midnight attack on Asere riverine community. The gunmen were…

Rights group tasks IGP to investigate alleged attack on Edo community

From Ighomuaye Lucky,  Benin A group, Talakawa’s Parliament (TP) has called on the acting Inspector General of Police, DIG Usman Alkali Baba, to investigate an alleged attack resulting in the shooting…

Community lynches fleeing inmate as 85 return

By Damian Duruiheoma, Owerri; Precious Igbonwelundu, Lagos; Sanni Onogu, Tony Akowe, Blessing Olaifa, Abuja and Ogochukwu Anioke, Abakaliki A man who escaped from the Correctional Centre in Imo State on…

Soludo: Anambra community to carryout spiritual cleansing as kidnapped commissioner regains freedom

From Obinna Odogwu, Awka Traditional Ruler of Isuofia community in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State, Col. Christopher Muoghalu (ret) has said the community would carry out a spiritual…

8 die as herdsmen, villagers clash in Enugu community

From Jude Chinedu, Enugu There was tension in Adani, Uzo-uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State on Sunday when herders clashed with villagers leaving at least 8 persons dead. Eyewitness…

We’re not part of Oduduwa Republic –Northern Yoruba community

From Noah Ebije, Kaduna Yoruba ethnic community in the 19 northern states, yesterday, said it has nothing to do with the call for the creation of Oduduwa Republic out of…

Anambra community elects new traditional ruler

By Zika Bobby People of Nawfia Town in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra have elected Shadrach Moguluwa as the traditional ruler. The associate professor polled 111 votes to defeat…

We’re not part of Oduduwa Republic- Northern Yoruba community

By AbdulGafar Alabelewe, Kaduna The Yoruba ethnic community in the 19 Northern States has said that it has nothing to do with the calls for Oduduwa Republic. President of the…

Mbawa community disowns group over allegations against Ortom

From Rose Ejembi, Makurdi Mbawa Youths under the auspices of Indigenous Youth Group of Mbawa (IYGM) in Makurdi and Guma Local Government Areas have distanced themselves from insinuations in some…

Three dead as cholera breaks out in community

By Toba Adedeji, Osogbo Three people have been confirmed dead, while three others were hospitalised, as cholera broke out at Oke-Gada in Ede North Local Government of Osun State on…

Tension as youths ostracise 9 elders in Anambra community

The angry youths led by their president, Chukwuweike Okeke, made it clear that they would not accept the new caretaker imposed on them by the government, declaring that the action…