Bandits kill one, injure two others in Plateau

Rampaging gunmen suspected to be killer herdsmen in Riyom local government area of Plateau State on Sunday ambushed three youths, killed one person and injured two others. A source close to the local government revealed that the incident occurred at Riyom-Kum road of the local government at about 9:00 pm adding that the three youths were ambushed by the gunmen who have been terrorising the council area. According to the source, one Bitrus Chollom aged 36 was hacked to death while the two others – Isaac David and Emmanuel Davou…

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APC Has No Zoning Agreement on 2023 Presidency -Yahaya Bello

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, yesterday rekindled the controversy over the rotational presidency with a declaration that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has no zoning arrangement. His view is contrary to those of Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasiru el-Rufai, and Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), that the 2023 presidency be zoned to the South after the expiration of the tenure of President Muhammadu Buhari, in compliance with the understanding reached by the party’s leaders during the merger talks before 2015 general election. El-Rufai had…

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APC condemns killing of two farmers in Ekiti

The All Progressives Congress(APC) in Ekiti has condemned the recent killing of two farmers in Isaba-Ekiti community in the state. The party in a statement by its Caretaker Public Relations Officer Ade Ajayi on Sunday in Ado-Ekiti, condemned the hacking to death of the two farmers in their farms by unidentified assailants. APC expressed displeasure at the development in spite of the state government’s efforts in combating insecurity in the state. “There is no gainsaying in the fact that the present administration of Gov. Kayode Fayemi is doing everything possible…

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