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Rivers massacre: The gods must be appeased for the butcher of 23 villagers by cultists

ALUU- PARAMOUNT ruler of Omuda, in Ikwerre Local Government Area, Rivers State, Chief Harry Okparaibea, said the butcher of 23 persons, last week, by invading cultists in Omuda, Umuechi, Umuike, Umuahunwo and other Aluu communities was a taboo. Okpraibea, who spoke to Niger Delta Voice, said the community forbids shedding of blood, especially that of the innocent, and as tradition demands, the people would have to appease the gods of the land.

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7,000 A’Ibom youths jostle for 1,000 tax jobs

UYO — APPROXIMATELY 7,000 youths of Akwa-Ibom State are reportedly in a hot scramble for only 1,000 placements in a tax consultancy firm engaged by the state government. Managing Director of Romflex Nigeria Limited, Mr. Eyo Bassey, disclosed this in Uyo, while addressing the Appropriation and Finance Committee of the state House of Assembly on the operations of his tax consultancy firm, recently hired by the state government.

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Man slaps wife dead over N100

By Chidi Nkwopara OWERRI—For having the effrontery to retaliate when her husband slapped her, the woman received the second slap that sent her to the great beyond. But the 36-year husband, Onyekachi Anele, is currently cooling his heels in the custody of Imo State Police Command. Already, the state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Taiwo Lakanu,
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