Sunday, September 09, 2007

News Desk Monday, September 10, 2007

Militants Abduct 11 PDP Leaders

Some militants suspected to be members of the Movement for the Emancipation of Niger Delta have kidnapped 11 chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo State. The incident, which occurred in Arogbo, Ese-Odo Local Government Area on Saturday night, came barely a month after MEND demanded N500m from the state Governor, Dr. Olusegun Agagu, for the demobilisation of its members in the state. MORE>>>

FG Orders Tight Security Around Oil Installations

The Federal Government, on Sunday ordered tight security around the strategic oil installations and other nation’s business interests in the Niger Delta region. It was leant that the government also directed a fresh security web around foreign nationals and assets of the majors in the region. MORE>>>

Imo Acquires 1,500 Cabs, Bans Okada

Imo State Government is to ban commercial motorcyclists, popularly known as "okada" from plying the streets of Owerri, the state capital, in the next few days. MORE>>>

Release Uwazuruike Now, Group Demands

Political stal warts in Anambra State, under the aegis: “Andy Uba Campaign Organization”, have called on President Umaru Yar’Adua to effect the release of the leader of the Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Chief Ralph Uwazurike and other members of the group currently languishing in various prison custodies on or before the September 27 Igbo Day Celebrations. MORE>>>

Yar'Adua Offers Nigeria No Hope - AC

Action Congress (AC) on Sunday described the state of the nation in the last 100 days of the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua as precarious, saying that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) government does not offer the citizenry hope. MORE>>>
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