Author: Alexandra Dominic-Chukwu

Alexandra Dominic-Chukwu is based in the eastern region of Nigeria. She covers politics, news writing, feature stories, among others. She has multitasking skills and can easily adapt to any working condition. She enjoys reading and writing.

ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Benue State chapter has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the State of being the political wing of the killer herders causing havoc in the State. The APC in the State had accused Governor Samuel Ortom of planning to use the security outfit to rig the 2023 general elections. This came following the commissioning of the Benue Community Volunteer Guards (BCVGs) by the Governor. While condemning the new security outfit, the opposition party said that previous outfits in the State, such as the Vigilante Group and the Livestock Guards established…

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Enugu, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- The proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has announced Mazi Chika Edoziem as its new leader. Mazi Edoziem is believed to be the deputy leader of the IPOB. According to IPOB, Edoziem would pilot its affairs until its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, is released. This is contained in a statement by the group’s spokesman, Emma Powerful. Powerful noted that Edoziem would relinquish the leadership role to Kanu when he is released. The statement partly reads: “For the avoidance of doubt, the Directorate of State of the Indigenous People of Biafra (DOS), headed by Mazi Chika Edoziem,…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Senator Chimaroke Nnamani, representing Enugu East Senatorial District has fired back at supporters of Peter Obi, Labour Party presidential candidate, describing them as noise makers who do not tolerate others. Nnamani, former Enugu State governor, said Obi’s supporters, who are known as Obidients, are less than 0.25 per cent of the entire 200 million Nigerians. Senator Nnamani had earlier vowed that the Labour Party would not be allowed to win any political office in Enugu State, saying “bye bye for Obidient”. His comment attracted lots of backlash, with many of his followers on both Facebook…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has accused politicians in the state of recruiting cultists and ex-convicts to be used as political thugs before and during 2023 general elections. Wike made the claims in a state broadcast. He said reports indicated that meetings for such recruitment are held in hotels and other entertainment centres around the state. The Governor warned that his administration would not allow any politician, despite his past or present status or political leaning, to upset the relative peace that security agencies have struggled to maintain in Rivers State. Also, he warned…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- The youth groups in the South East, South South, South West and Middle Belt region under the umbrella body of the Coalition of Southern and Middle Belt Youth Leaders Assembly (COSMBYLA), have commended Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, for establishing a security outfit for the State. Governor Ortom had on Thursday, inaugurated the first batch of a 500-man Benue State Community Volunteer Guards, BSCVG, to tackle the security crisis in the State. During the unveiling of the security outfit in Makurdi the State capital, the Governor pledged to legally procure AK-47, AK-49 and other…

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Enugu, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- About 100 women in Abua/Odual Local Council of Rivers State have been trained on mechanised garri processing by Voice for Empowerment Advancement Nurturing Initiative (VEANI), a non-governmental organisation (NGO). The training, which was funded by the European Union Act, and jointly implemented by the British Council, is to enable the women have viable sources of livelihood. Those benefited from the training include, 70 widows, 30 young single mothers and school dropouts. Speaking at the two-day event, the Executive Director of VEANI, Veronica Joseph said after the training, the women would be clustered in five groups…

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Enugu, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari over the N1.145 billion gifted to the Niger Republic for the purchase of security vehicles. The Biafran group said it was uncalled for, especially at a time when Nigeria was in misery, and wondered about the rationale behind the president’s gesture. MASSOB’s National Director of Information, Sunday Okerafor, stated this on Sunday, saying that the action amounted to neglecting pressing issues at hand to attend to less important matters in a foreign land. He said Nigeria was faced…

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Enugu, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) group led by Nnamdi Kanu has disassociated itself from the purported Biafra in Exile Government allegedly set up by a former deputy of the group and other expelled members. The crack within the group of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) seemed to be widening The group said that the expelled members had earlier suggested such government but was not accepted by their leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. IPOB in a statement by its spokesperson, Emma Powerful on Sunday, denied the claim, insisting that IPOB is still fighting for its…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Modestus Hyacinth Egbulefu, a student of the Michael Okpara University Of Agriculture Umudike, MOUAU, Abia State, has committed suicide after taking hard drug in Ikwuano council area, Abia State. The 500-level student of the Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering was said to have jumped from the 3 storey building identified as Groom Base Lodge, after allegedly taking some substances suspected to be ”Mkpulu mmiri.” It was gathered that the incident occurred at about 9:40am at the lodge. This however, resulted to tension as other students were shocked at the incident and tried in vain to revive…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Security Operatives have arrested a gunman nicknamed ’50’, who confessed to some of the killings in Anambra State. The gunman nicknamed ’50’, confessed that he had so far killed four persons, including two policemen and two civilians, since he joined the gang. He was caught by security operatives, inside a forest at Ukpor in Nnewi South local government area of the state along with other members of his gang. The security operatives had on Friday stormed the camp and arrested some of the unknown gunmen and destroyed their camp. Items recovered during the raid include…

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