Tag: tension

Tension As Protest For Oduduwa Republic Kicks Off In Ibadan

Thousands of Yoruba youths, women, and leaders have taken to the streets of Ibadan to demand the development of the Oduduwa Republic. The demonstrators are currently in front of Mapo…

Tension In Imo As Suspected IPOB Members Allegedly Kill 7 Northern Traders

Gunmen suspected to be operatives of the Eastern Security Network established by the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), reportedly killed northern traders in Imo State, triggering unrest. Three northerners were killed…

Tension grips Anambra as cult groups clash

By Nwanosike Onu, Awka Okija in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State was on Saturday gripped by tension  following the killing of two persons in what was described as…

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…

Tension as armed herdsmen attack Gov. Ortom’s Convoy

The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom has narrowly escaped death on Saturday morning after armed herdsmen reportedly opened fire on his convoy at Tyo-Mu community in the outskirts of…

Tension in Ondo as NURTW members clash, one killed [PHOTOS]

There was pandemonium on Tuesday in Akure, the Ondo State capital following a clash among members of the National Road Transport Workers in the state. Some members of the union…

Tension in Sokoto as polytechnic student hacks roommate to death

By ‘Dare Odufowokan, Assistant Editor Tragedy struck in the Umaru Ali Shinkafi Polytechnic, Sokoto, Sokoto State as a second year National Diploma (ND) student of the institution, Miss Zainab Bisola …

Group fumes as tension over Sen Yaroe’s ‘anti-Fulani’ comment persists

By Onimisi Alao, Yola A Fulani group, Tabital Pulaaku International (TPI) has expressed anger over a recent ‘anti-Fulani’ comment by Sen Binos Yaroe who represents Adamawa South District in the…

Tension in Bauchi community as youths, illegal tree fellers clash

Security operatives comprising the police and the military on Sunday averted a potential bloodbath at Kurmi village in Burra district of Ningi Local Government Area of Bauchi State when they…

INSIDE STORY: Medina vs Jerusalem — tension brews over renaming of Oyo community

Oje-Owode is one of the five major towns in Saki east area of Oke-Ogun in Oyo state. Situated beside Tede, the capital of Atisbo local government, the agrarian community has…

Tension in PDP as Secondus, NWC members’ rift deepens

By Dare Odufowokan, Assistant Editor, Gbade Ogunwale, Abuja Plot to sack National Chairman divides opposition party Northern power blocs oppose moves by South-South gov The National Chairman of the Peoples…

BREAKING: Tension In Oyo Community As Hoodlums Kill Farmer, Burn Cocoa Farm

Residents of Igangan in the Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo State are griped by fear over the alleged killing of a 65-year-old farmer, Bashiru Akinlotan, by some suspected…

Governors move to douse rising tension over herders

By Kolade Adeyemi, Jos; AbdulGafar Alabelewe, Kaduna and Osagie Otabor, Akure   Uzodimma, Bagudu, Badaru meet with Ohanaeze, Miyetti Allah, others North’s helmsmen, El-Rufai warning against escalating violence Governors rose on…

● Herdsmen, communities clashes: Tension, anxiety in Oyo, Ogun, Edo, Abia

From Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan, Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja, Joe Effiong, Uyo; Ogbonnaya Ndukwe, Aba; Noah Ebije, Kaduna, Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure and Laide Raheem, Abeokuta Residents of some communities in Oyo, Ogun,…

● Gbaja advocates dialogue to address rising tension over insecurity

Femi Gbajabiamiala, speaker of the home of representatives, has known as for dialogue to address considerations over ethnic hyperlinks to insecurity. The speaker’s remark comes amid rising tension in some…