Ahead of Nigeria’s 2019 general elections, Nollywood actor, Kenneth Okonkwo, has declared his intentions to run for the position of Enugu State governor.
The ‘Living In Bondage’ star who declared his ambition some weeks back under the platform of the All Progressive Congress, APC, in Enugu with the immediate past governor of the state, Sullivan Chime, in attendance, has now shared his poster.
“Without God I can do nothing but with Him I can do all things because He strengthens me. Join the wining team. By the grace of God, I am the next Governor of Enugu State.
Kenneth Okonkwo is a famous Nollywood actor, director, producer, television personality, entrepreneur, investor, politician and a philanthropist. He was born on 6th November, 1965 in Nsukka, Enugu State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. He is currently 52 years old. Kenneth Okonkwo completed his primary and secondary school education in Lagos State in the south western part of Nigeria and obtained his First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate.
After completing his secondary school education, Kenneth Okonkwo proceeded to University of Nigeria, Nsukka in Enugu State, Nigeria and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. He later went further to obtain a Masters Degree in International Law and Diplomacy from the University of Lagos, Nigeria.
The police in Borno State on Wednesday paraded 22 suspected Boko Haram terrorists including eight men said to be responsible for the 2014 abduction of over 200 girls at Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok.
The suspects, were paraded by the state Police Commissioner, Damian Chukwu who revealed they were apprehended at different locations in Borno and Yobe States.
Chukwu said the police recovered 11 AK47 rifles and other weapons from the suspects, adding that they confessed to over 50 suicide bombings within Borno and Adamawa States, invasion of Bama, Gwoza and several other attacks.
He also said the suspects admitted to killing thousands of innocent citizens including security agents in the North East.
The police commissioner said:
“Suspects narrated various roles each of them played. Amongst them are the commanders and coordinators of suicide bombings in Borno State, coordinator and members of the Chibok School Girls kidnapping, ambushes of...
Nigerian rapper, Ruggedman has slammed ACP Tomorrow Shogunle for claiming has now endorsed the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), a force he's always campaigned against.
Making the claim, Yomi Shogunle shared a video which Ruggedman used to inform the public on how to identify the real SARS, to state that the rapper has jettison the campaign against them.
However, Ruggedman has reacted to the Instagram post by the ACP. Read below.
“Officer @yomishogunle I have heard about how incompetent and dubious you are but this disgraceful act of yours takes the cake.
This baseless and fabricated post of yours just goes to show you are a shameless liar and a disgrace to the @nigeriapoliceforce
Since you obviously do not respect the uniform you wear, the innocent people being brutalised daily i never expected you to respect me.
I see your pathetic comments trying to ridicule people who used...
The Hausa Christians Foundation (HACFO), who few months ago reported that a 16-year-old Hausa Christian girl, Zainab Bulus Bawa, was forcefully kidnapped, converted to Islam and married off by the Village Heads of Anchau, Kaduna, Alhaji Idris Yusuf, Alhaji Usman Idris Kugawa and the Islamic leaders of that area without the consent of her biological parents, have announced her return to her parents.
Read the press statement by HACFO below;
Zainab Bulus Bawa is a 16 year old Hausa Christian Girl from Kugawa of Kubau LGA, Kaduna State Nigeria, who was forcefully taken away from her parents, spellbound, converted to Islam, detained and married off by the Village Head of Anchau Alhaji Idris Yusuf, Alhaji Usman Idris Kugawa and the Islamic leaders of that area without the consent of her biological parents is now freed after four months of battle for her freedom.
Saleh Idi Magami is a young...