Headlines: Ex-Benue Gov’s Brother Assassinated; Over 50 People kidnapped Again By Bandits In Niger


1: Ex-Benue Gov’s brother assassinated.

Terkula Suswam, the Chief Executive Officer of Ashitech Group of Companies, has been murdered.

He was shot dead by gunmen at a petrol station Tuesday night in country home in Anyiin, Logo.

Terkula is the older brother of former Governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswan.

Suswam currently represents Benue North-East Senatorial District. He is the Chairman, Senate Committee on Power.

The late Terkula held a traditional title, Zege Iwanger I Tiv.

Condolences are pouring in from his admirers and people of Benue State.

2: Over 50 People kidnapped Again by suspected bandits in Niger.

Over fifty persons were said to have been kidnapped by armed bandits along the Tegina-Minna road in Rafi Local Government of Niger state.

The incident, it was gathered occured, Tuesday, when the three commercial vehicles conveying nine passengers including the drivers ran into the road block at Kundu set up by the bandits.

A source told dailypost that the passengers in the three cars were kidnapped and conveyed to an unknown location and the vehicles were left by the road side.

3: Convention: APC sets up constitution review committee.

Four years after a failed attempt to review its constitution, the ruling All Progressives Congress APC has set up an eight-member committee headed by Prof. Tahir Mamman SAN, to review its laws ahead of its National Convention slated for later this year.

The then Chief John Odigie-Oyegun led APC had in January 2017 set up a constitution review committee.

The 10-member committee headed by the then National Legal Adviser, Dr Muiz Banire in July of that year submitted its report containing 85 proposed amendments which the party never implemented.

4: Lagos says food blockade from North to South will not lead to crisis.

The Lagos State Government has told Lagosians that food blockade from North to South will not lead to food crisis in the State.

“There is no need for anxiety,” Lagos State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso, assured Lagosians.

“Food security is guaranteed, despite the crisis,” he added.

Speaking as guest on “Daily Digest with Jimi Disu”, a programme on Nigerian Info 99.3FM, on Tuesday, Omotoso said the government was not ignorant of the food supply situation and assured citizens that it would not be allowed to become a crisis.

Kidnapping is gradually becoming a business in Nigeria, what do you think about that?

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