Fayose unveils marshal plan to tackle Ekiti security crisis *Reads out Riot Act to kidnappers, accomplices *No entry for ‘foreign bodies’ into Ekiti A comprehensive plan to rein in the rash of violent crimes, which recently engulfed Ekiti State was released on Tuesday by Governor Ayo Fayose. The measure is the outcome of an emergency meeting of the Ekiti State Security Council, which took place on Monday with a view to arresting the spate...... read more
APC to Jonathan: Only the guilty should fear A swift reaction has come from the All Progressives Congress (APC), to President Goodluck Jonathan’s statement urging officials who served in his government to be prepared for persecution from the incoming government of President-elect, General Mohammadu Buhari. The President’s admonition came on Sunday during his remark at a farewell church service...... read more
How candle light, killed 2 siblings, razed down 15 room apartment Anguish was the lot of the people of Ulakwo, Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo State, following the death of two sons of the same parents, Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Ishiguzo, in a fire disaster that reportedly began from a lit candle stick. Vanguard investigations revealed that apart from the...... read more
Suswam, CJ may clash over appointment of new Benue monarchs The appointment of new monarchs in Benue State, in alleged defiance of a court order, may set Governor Gabriel Suswam against the state Chief Judge, Justice Mr. Iorhemen Hwande. Whirlwindnews.com, was told today of how the Benue State Governor, through the Tiv Area Traditional Council (TATC), went ahead to appoint first...... read more
Whirlwind: 31 Army Generals retired A gale has swept across the officers rank of the Nigerian Army, sweeping away 31 Generals, Newsexpress, an online newspaper has just reported. This coming barely 72 houre after President Goodluck Jonathan sacked the former Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba, who has since been replaced by a new police boss,...... read more
More troubles for NLC as leadership crisis permeates states Indication that the trouble, which hit the national leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) recently has permeated the state structures emerged this morning as two factions of leadership surface in Kaduna. Two state chairman were produced in a similar fashion as those of Ayuba Wabba and Joe Ajaero, currently operating at...... read more
Electoral offenders in Nigeria face visa ban – US The United States will sanction anybody involved in violence during the March 28 and April 11 elections. The US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, who stated this in an opinion on Monday, also described Nigeria as leader of democracy in Africa. She stated, “Some individuals worked to...... read more
Chukwumerije: Passing of an Icon - family *Says, he lived a life of many volumes that must be told with care A formal statement has been issued by the family of the former Chairman of the Senate Committee on Education, Senator Uche Chukwumerije, who died today in an Abuja hospital at the age of 75. The statement, signed by his eldest son, Che Chidi Chukwumerije on behalf of the family, described the...... read more
Senate confirms Chukwumerije’s death at 75 *Tragedy, fall of an Iroko Tragedy struck today in Abuja, claiming one of Nigeria’s finest and most vocal lawmaker, Senator Uche Chukwumerije, Chairman, Senate Committee on Education. Chukwumerije The Senate has already confirmed the death of the ace Senator, so are members of the family. A source from the Senate President, David Mark, told whilrwindnews.com that...... read more
APGA Chairmanship tussle: Governor’s wife slaps Senator Senator Alphosus Igbeke, popularly known as Ubanese, was given a lesson on how to conduct himself properly before higher authorities on Friday, when an intemperate exchange with the wife of Anambra State Governor, led to a rain of dirty slaps delivered to his face in recompense for his audacity. Whirlwindnews.com learnt...... read more
Troubles dog Chime’s last days, as interest groups mount attacks *How he converts govt. properties - Enugu elders It appears the last days in office of Enugu State Governor, Sullivan Chime, may be restive if emerging signs in the state is anything to go by. The manner hitherto subdued voices are now being raised, brandishing allegations of several malfeasances, suggests a build-up against the governor, less than two months...... read more
Tears as 45 perish in auto crash No fewer than forty five persons have died so far along Umuezeawala Uli-Egbema road in Ihiala Local  government Area of Anambra State.The road which was reconstructed four years ago passes through Ihiala to Egbema town in Imo State and terminates in River State.But today the road has witnessed various forms of...... read more
Itsekiri leader Edodo dies at 90 AN Itsekiri leader in Delta State and former Commissioner in the defunct Midwest Region and Bendel State, Chief Oritsegbiten Popo Edodo, popularly known as O.P. Edodo is dead. Chief Edodo, a member of the Itsekiri Leaders of Thought, ILoT, died March 22 at the age of 90 years. Secretary of the...... read more
Obiano pays glowing tributes to Obi, Anambra founding fathers Even against intense quarrels between, Anambra State incumbent Governor, Willie Obiano and his predecessor, Governor Obiano on Tuesday, showered praises on his Mr. Peter Obi alongside the founding fathers of the state. The quarrel between the two had blown open shortly after Obiano was sworn into office after Obi helped him...... read more
Fire razes Mile 12 market, 3 reported dead Three persons have been confirmed dead in a fire at the popular Mile 12 market in Ketu, Lagos. The inferno affected shops and offices and burnt papers of the National Union of Road Transport Workers were s‎een at the scene. According to a witness who spoke on the condition of anonymity,...... read more
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