Day: September 23, 2019

South-east Govs Reject Livestock Plan

David-Umahi South-east governors have rejected the National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) proposed by the National Economic Council (NEC) to address the lingering crisis between farmers and herdsmen. Ebonyi State Governor, who doubles as Chairman, South-east Governors’ Forum, David Umahi, told THISDAY at the weekend that although the NLTP is a voluntary programme of the federal […]

Power generation companies (Gencos) yesterday signified their intention to declare force majeure on their operations, saying they were being unfairly treated by the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Company Plc (NBET). The Gencos said in a statement that they would be forced to return the power generation plants to the federal government and relieve their investors […]

‘One chance driver’ arrested for robbing, raping passengers in Atan-Ota

A driver, Abiodun Makinde, who the police said is “a member of ‘one chance’ robbery syndicate, terrorising commuters along Sango/Owode/Idiroko road”, has been arrested. The Ogun State Police Command said the suspect was arrested on September 13, following a distress call made by two of his victims, Gloria Edoh and Saidat Akinola, who complained that […]

BREAKING: Suspected herdsmen abduct 14 passengers in Osun

Some criminals, suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have kidnapped about fourteen passengers at Ajeoku junction, along Otan-ile-Okemesi road in Obokun Local Government of Osun State. According to an eyewitness, Chief Saka Adelu, some of the criminals, who pretended as passengers boarded an Abuja-bound bus from Osogbo before striking at the said location around 5pm Sunday […]

Brexit LIVE: Boris Johnson rushes to Merkel and Macron meeting to stop Brexit delay

BORIS JOHNSON will demand Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron to rule out another Brexit delay and get a deal done as he prepares to clash with EU leaders at a crunch UN summit. Lib Dem conference: MPs reveal determination to STOP Brexit Boris Johnson is planning three-way talks with Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron at the UN General Assembly in […]