They were attacked in their village by fulanis in the middle of the night at Amagu Attakwu Akegbe Nkanu Local Government Enugu.
Man brutalizes his 5 year old daughter in Lagos (photos)
The suspect is currently being held by the command for the offence of child abuse. He was arrested after a concerned neighbour who witnessed the battery reported the case at Ikotun division.
The neighbour narrated to the police how the suspect sent the victim to go and dispose of the content of a potty in the latrine and the child fell into the gutter, an occurrence which infuriated the father and made him to beat her mercilessly with a hot iron.
The suspect was subsequently arrested and the victim rescued. She is currently undergoing treatment in the hospital while the suspect is undergoing interrogation with the gender unit of the command.
Effort is on to trace the mother of the victim who has been separated from the father since she was two years.
Man who named dog Buhari shares Prison experience
Joachin Iroko, the man who named his dog Buhari and was arraigned for conduct likely to cause breach of peace has finally regained freedom, four days after he was remanded in Ibara Prisons in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
Expect more arrests, prosecution – Oshiomhole tells PDP
Any member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo who goes against the law would be arrested and prosecuted.
Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, said this while responding to threats by the PDP to carry out mass protest over the arrest of 13 of its members.
Speaking at a meeting with youths from Ovia North-East, who were at Edo Government House, he explained that the PDP members were arrested for going against the law, adding that they had been charged to court to show that the state was not a banana republic.
“As long as I am here, there is no exemption for anyone. Nobody has the right to behave like an emperor.
“We were carrying poles to extend electricity to some villages but they (PDP) arranged some boys to block the vehicle.
“They forced the driver to stop, attacked one of our commissioners and said nothing will happen?” he said.
IDPs protest over hunger, thirst in Maiduguri
Reports reaching DAILY POST have it that Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, from various camps are currently protesting in Maiduguri, Borno State.
The IDPs, mostly women and children, took to the streets to protest against hunger and thirst in their respective camps.
The aggrieved IDPs barricaded the city’s main entrance, causing a gridlock along the Kano-Maiduguri highway.
Explaining the reason for the protest, an IDP, identified simply as Aisha, said, “We are not fighting but fighting for our survival. The foods are not being supplied, there is no water. No medication for our sick kids; we want food or they should send us back to our villages.
“They don’t allow us to go out to beg. We are kept like prisoners without food.”
Buhari’s administration has saved N1.4trn by not paying subsidy on fuel – Osinbajo
The Federal Government, on Tuesday said it has saved N1.4 trillion for not paying subsidy on oil.
The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, made the disclosure during the 15th Joint Planning Board and National Council on development meeting in Kano State.
Osinbajo also sued for patience from Nigerians, assuring that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration would fix the economy.
According to Osinbajo, “With the deregulation of the downstream petroleum sector, there has been a significant increase in the availability of petrol throughout the country for the savings of N1.4 trillion on subsidy payments alone.
“Also, a more flexible exchange rate regime, we will have to decrease the pressure on the external reserve. In the short run, of course, there should be consequences for inflation.
“We expect that with greater priority we have seen in the implementation of the policy by the CBN, the foreign exchange market will stabilize and confidence will be restored.”
I’m not in a hurry to die – Governor Okorocha
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo, has said that he is not in a hurry to die but live to complete his assignment for the people of the state.
Okorocha made the statement on Thursday while reacting to rumours of his ill health shortly after arriving Sam Mbakwe Airport Owerri, from a foreign trip.
Addressing a large crowd that gathered at the airport to welcome him, Okorocha described the rumours of his health condition as `false.’
“I am not in a hurry to die; I will live to complete my assignment for Imo people.
“I went to the land of the dead and our ancestors turned me back saying it was not yet time,” he said.
The governor however, acknowledged that he had a challenge that took him far from the physical.
He told the crowd that he was healthy and strong, adding that those who wished him dead were enemies of the state.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalled that the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr Sam Onwuemedo said last week that Okorocha traveled outside the country to attract investors to Imo.
Shortly after the governor’s departure, it was widely rumoured that he was dead, while some reports in the social media claimed that the governor’s health condition was bad.