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Latest Nigeria News Headlines for Today, Tuesday, 16th March, 2021-The Helen Media

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Welcome to The Helen Media Information roundup of prime newspaper headlines in Nigeria for immediately Tuesday, sixteenth March 2021

1. Presidency Laughs off Asari Dokubo’s “Biafra Customary Authorities” Assertion

The Federal Authorities of Nigeria has described the formation of the Biafra Customary Authorities by Asari Dokubo as a “theatre of the absurd by a joker in search of consideration’’.

Minister of Info and Tradition, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, stated this whereas talking to reporters in Lagos on Monday.

THM had reported how Dokubo, chief of the Niger Delta Peoples Salvation Power, introduced himself because the chief of the brand new Biafra Customary Authorities.

Dokubo additionally introduced the names of some cupboard members, whereas saying Uche Mefor as its head of Info and Communications.

Nonetheless, Mohammed stated President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is not going to be distracted by the absurdity, including that the federal government is not going to give any consideration or time to Dokubo.

2. Police Switch Suspected Fulani Warlord, Wakili, Two Others to CID

Fulani warlord, Isikilu Wakili, has been transferred by the Oyo State Police Command to the state Prison Investigation Division, Iyaganku, Ibadan for discreet investigation.

The spokesperson of the command, Olugbenga Fadeyi, in a press release launched on Monday denied the command detained individuals who reported any case towards the Fulani herdsmen on the police station in Ibarapa axis.

Recall that members of the Oodua Individuals’s Congress, OPC, arrested Wakili following a petition by residents of Ayete within the Ibarapa North Native Authorities Space that Wakili and his males have been attacking their folks.

3. 2021/2022 UTME: JAMB Fixes Date to Announce Gross sales of Kinds

The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) has mounted March 24, 2021, to announce the graduation of the sale of 2021/2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) registration types.

NAN reviews that the board disclosed this in its Vol. 2, No. 15 Weekly Bulletin of the Workplace of the Registrar on Monday in Abuja.

In keeping with the examination physique, the official dates for the graduation of the sale of each paperwork and the conduct of the examinations can be introduced not later than March 24.

Whereas revealed that the 2021 train was delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, JAMB warned that any ongoing sale of types and registration was fraudulent and never related to JAMB.

4. Bandits assaults once more, Kidnap College students, Academics from Kaduna Major College

Bandits have kidnapped college students and lecturers from UBE Major College in Rama village in Birnin Gwari Native Authorities Space of Kaduna State.

It was gathered that three lecturers and a few pupils have been kidnapped on Monday morning whereas pupils have been resuming for college.

This information medium understands that the gunmen got here on about 12 bikes and shot sporadically into the air to scare the scholars and lecturers.

5. Troops Neutralise 41 Terrorists, Rescue 60 Captives

Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole of the Nigerian Military on Monday neutralized 41 terrorists and rescued 60 captives comprising of aged ladies and youngsters in Gamboru, Borno State.

It was gathered that the troops additionally recovered subtle weapons after participating the terrorists.

The Director, Military Public Relations, Brigadier Common Mohammed Yerima, said this in a press release on Monday.

6. Islamic sect Denies Sanusi’s Appointment

The Dhariqa Tijjaniyya, an Islamic sect, has denied appointing the previous Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi II, as its chief in Nigeria.

The Grand World Chief of Dhariqa Tijjaniyya, Sheikh Mahi Nyass, disclosed this when he spoke with newsmen on Monday in Sokoto.

Nyasa stated that the appointment of the sect’s chief in Nigeria have to be subjected to scrutiny and nomination from students in Nigeria and Senegal.

Such selections should be mentioned at completely different fora, settlement have to be reached earlier than the announcement.

“After nomination, a letter of credence endorsed by group of students, duly signed and stamped by grand world chief (Caliphatul Arrm) have to be offered to the individual appointed,” Nyass stated.

7. Kaduna: Declare State Of Emergency on Schooling – Atiku Reacts to Kidnap of College Youngsters

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Occasion, Atiku Abubakar, had known as on Federal Authorities to declare a state of emergency within the schooling sector.

The previous Vice President said this whereas reacting to the current abduction of lecturers and college students of UBE Major College in Rama, Kaduna State.

THM had earlier reported that the scholars have been kidnapped on Monday morning whereas getting into the college premises.

Atiku in a submit on Twitter known as for 24-hour armed guards be positioned at each faculty within the affected and neighbouring states instantly.

8. Nothing Is Working In Nigeria Once more – Senator Slams Buhari, APC

Former Imo East Senator, Samuel Anyanwu has lashed out at President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), declaring that Nigeria is worse off beneath their management.

The previous lawmaker who’s a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) submitted that each Buhari and the APC have been solely all for grabbing energy however don’t have any actual growth plans for Nigeria and Nigerians.

He made the submission in Owerri, the Imo State capital, stating that Nigeria has suffered dangerous management for the reason that APC took over the facility in 2015.

He accused each President Buhari and the APC of inflicting untold hardship on the residents whereas they waste the commonwealth of the nation on frivolities.

Anyanwu lamented that insecurity, poverty, unemployment, and different unfavourable indices have been on the rise in the course of the present administration.

9. 2 Troopers, 39 Terrorists Killed In Fierce Battle between Military and ISWAP

A fierce battle between the Nigerian navy and members of the Islamic State’s West African Province (ISWAP), a faction of the Boko Haram terrorist group has resulted within the loss of life of many people from either side.

It’s understood that not fewer than two troopers and 39 insurgents misplaced their lives in the course of the bloody conflict which occurred on Sunday in Damasak, Borno State.

THM reviews that Damasak is the the headquarters of Mobbar Native Authorities Space of Borno State and is about 160km from Maiduguri, the state capital.

Troopers wounded in the course of the fierce encounter have been evacuated for medical consideration on Monday.

Damasak is known to be within the management of the troops however the insurgents have been launching constant assaults in an try to take over the world.

One in every of such makes an attempt was what reportedly occurred on Sunday because the ISWAP terrorists stormed the world however met stiff opposition from the Nigerian Navy, assisted by their counterparts from the Niger Republic.

The encounter in Damasak lasted for over 4 hours with heavy shootings, gistlover understands.

10. How We Paid Spiritualists and Vigilantes N14million to Combat off Bandits

The Secretary of Shiroro Native Authorities Space in Niger State, Adams Kefas, has disclosed that N14 million was paid to spiritualists and vigilantes to battle banditry within the council.

Kefas made this identified on Monday throughout an interrogation earlier than the Justice Halima Ibrahim Abdulmalik Judicial Fee of Inquiry investigating the suspended Chairman of Shiroro LGA, Suleiman Dauda Chukuba, over a petition on alleged misappropriation of N50million tenement charge.

He stated a few of the spiritualists have been introduced in from Akare in Wushishi Native Authorities Space in Niger state and others from Chikun Native Authorities Space in Kaduna state.

Kefas stated a few of the vigilante teams have been from the council whereas others have been introduced in from Chikun LGA to assist fight insecurity within the council.

That’s the Newest Nigeria Information Headlines for At this time, Tuesday, sixteenth March, 2021. Learn extra Nigerian information on Gistlover information web site. See you once more tomorrow.


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Don’t accept wike’s deceptive Financial bribe- IPOB warns IMO communities

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The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB has warned the people of Ohaji Local Government Area of Imo State against ceding their land to Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State.

IPOB cautioned the people of Ohaji against accepting Wike’s alleged satanic and deceptive financial inducement.

Emma Powerful, the spokesman of IPOB, issued the warning in reaction to an alleged illegal and undocumented ceding of communities in Ohaji Local Government Area to Wike.

Powerful warned that ceding their communities to Wike would affect their children’s future; hence such a deceptive move should be rejected.

He urged the communities to treat whoever is persuading them to change their state of origin as a criminal.

Powerful noted that accepting to change their state of origin for the sake of N150,000 monthly is evil.

A statement by Powerful reads partly: “Following an illegal undocumented treaty to cede communities of Ohaji Egbema LGA from Imo State to Rivers State via a crooked financial inducement by current Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike.

“We the global family and movement of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) under the command and leadership of our great leader Mazi Nnamdi KANU wish to warn that such project is called to a halt to avert inevitable consequences.

“We suggest to the communities that fall into this deceptive venture masterminded by Nyesom Wike to retrace their steps, considering that this singular act could attract futuristic destructive effects.

“IPOB was intimated with the information regarding Governor Wike’s plan, which includes conditional future promises and haven gone through these moves realized that Wike will abandon them in future because governor Wike cannot be in charge of Rivers State beyond his tenor as a current Governor.

“It is a known fact that the Imo State government failed in their obligations as it concerns the predicaments they are facing in that area, but they must forget Wike with his satanic offer. Wike’s deceptive offer would harm them and their children in the future as such may not be sustainable by successive governments. Moreover, the Biafra restoration approaches hastily.

“IPOB is advising them to retrace their steps and watch what God Almighty has in stock for them; changing God Almighty’s plans for children will harm the communities in the future, for God to have placed you where you are today does not mean that he has abandoned you.

“The communities or anybody persuading them to change their State of origin identity and be acquired like slaves with cash value of N150 (One Hundred and Fifty Naira Only) is evil and must be treated as criminal because we don’t see where old men and women, youths and educated people would allow such an undocumented territorial treaty due to hunger and abandonment.”


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2023 elections: Pastor David Ibiyeomie tells Nigerians who to vote

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Pastor David Ibiyeomieof Salvation Ministries has addressed Nigerians on those to vote ahead of the 2023 general elections

Ibiyeomie urged Nigerians to vote for politicians with a vision for the country and not a politician.

He gave the remark while addressing his members at the church’s headquarters in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Pastor David Ibiyeomie noted that anyone who collects money to vote in the forthcoming election sold their conscience, stressing that electorates should vote for a statesman.

According to Ibiyeomie: “If you take money to vote, then you have sold your conscience. When we are shouting, you people will say I don’t shout. I am shouting now. Don’t collect bribes to vote, vote for your conscience.

“Don’t vote party again in Nigeria; vote for someone who has a vision. Nigeria is in the woods; she needs someone who has a vision.

“No politician should be voted; vote for a statesman instead. A statesman thinks of the next generation, a politician thinks only of the 2023 general elections.”


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Interpol arrests three Nigerians for international scam

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The International Police (INTERPOL) has arrested three Nigerians over alleged global scam.

The trio were arrested in a sting operation conducted simultaneously in a Lagos suburb, Ajegunle and in Benin City, 300 km to the East of the commercial capital.

One of the scammers, Hendrix Omorume has been charged and convicted and now faces a 12-month prison sentence.

The three men, aged between 31 and 38, were each arrested in possession of fake documents, including fraudulent invoices and forged official letters.

The investigation was conducted in conjunction with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

The operation is part of a global operation codenamed “Killer Bee” involving INTERPOL National Central Bureaus (NCBs) and law enforcement in 11 countries across Southeast Asia.

According to INTERPOL’s Director of Cybercrime, Craig Jones, the organisation had “to alert Nigeria to a serious security threat where millions could have been lost without swift police action.”

The laptops and mobile phones seized by EFCC during the arrests, were examined by the INTERPOL to help confirm the systematic use of “Agent Tesla” malware to access business computers and divert monetary transactions to their own accounts.


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