Assaulting Igbo leaders can never guarantee Biafra - S’East Govs

Assaulting Igbo leaders can never guarantee Biafra - S’East Govs   South-East Governors Forum has said the IPOB order directing its members to attack Igbo leaders anywhere abroad would not solve the problem of their agitation for Biafra. The Chairman of the forum and Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, who spoke through his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Emma Uzo, said...... more

IPOB orders attacks on South-East governors, Ohanaeze PG over Python Dance

IPOB orders attacks on South-East governors, Ohanaeze PG over Python Dance The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has ordered its members in 100 countries across the world to attack the governors of Ebonyi, Enugu, Abia and  Anambra states if they are seen in any of the countries. The group also put on notice Ndigbo leaders such as the President-General of the Ohanaeze...... more

Buhari orders ruthless military action against bandits

Buhari orders ruthless military action against bandits President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the military not to spare bandits in their efforts to restore peace and security in the country. According to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity, Garba Shehu, the president said this while addressing 15 officers and 160 soldiers...... more

FG condemns attack on Ekweremadu in Germany

FG condemns attack on Ekweremadu in Germany The Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has condemned the attack on the former deputy senate president, Senator Ike Ekweremadu at the 2nd Annual Igbo Cultural Festival held in Nuremberg, Germany. Senator Ekweremadu, who was attending as a speaker and special guest of honour at the event organised...... more

IPOB claims responsibility for attacks on Ekweremadu in Germany

IPOB claims responsibility for attacks on Ekweremadu in Germany …Says ex-deputy Senate President escaped lynching by ‘frustrated’ members The proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has claimed responsibility for the attack on immediate past Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu at a yam festival in Nürnberg, Germany on Saturday. The group in a post on it’s Facebook page said the lawmaker only...... more

Ekweremadu Attacked by IPOB in Germany

Ekweremadu Attacked by IPOB in Germany Some members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, in Nuremberg, Germany, Saturday, attacked the former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu.   The Senator, who gave the account of the event on his social media handle, @iamekweremdu, however, assured Ndigbo and his supporters across the nation that he...... more

$12m fraud: FBI tracked, arrested Forbes’ celebrated Nigerian young billionaire, Obinwanne Okeke

$12m fraud: FBI tracked, arrested Forbes’ celebrated Nigerian young billionaire, Obinwanne Okeke The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has arrested Nigerian entrepreneur, Obinwanne Okeke of conspiracy to commit fraud running into the sum of 12 million US dollars. This was disclosed in an affidavit made available to the press on Friday, August 15, by Marshall Ward, a special agent employed by the...... more

Obono-Obla: Buhari’s presidency stinks, reels in corruption – PDP

Obono-Obla: Buhari’s presidency stinks, reels in corruption – PDP The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday described the Buhari Presidency as rotten and reeks of incurable corruption, festering up to every level. They charged him to in the spirit of investigating the alleged certificate forgery of the indicted Chairman of the Special Investigation Panel, Okoi Obono-Obla, also own up to...... more

Enugu one of best states for MSMEs, says Vice Pres. Osinbajo

Enugu one of best states for MSMEs, says Vice Pres. Osinbajo The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has described Enugu State as one of the best states in the country that have performed exceedingly well in the federal government’s Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) programme. Prof. Osinbajo also commended the administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for its contributions towards...... more

Retired military, police officers carpet Buhari over killings

Retired military, police officers carpet Buhari over killings Several retired military and police officers have expressed deep concern over the recurring killings of innocent citizens by security personnel, and the recent cases of  fatal  attacks on uniformed men by fellow  security operatives. They want an immediate end to the trend before it gets out of control. The situation has...... more

Ihedioha to probe Ohakim, Okorocha on land allocations

Ihedioha to probe Ohakim, Okorocha on land allocations The governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has constituted a judicial commission of inquiry to probe land deals in the state between 2006 and 2019. While Ikedi Ohakim was the governor of the state between 2007 and 2011, Rochas Okorocha ruled the state between 2011 and 2019. Ihedioha, in a statement...... more

PDP advises Buhari to reconsider forex ban on food imports

PDP advises Buhari to reconsider forex ban on food imports The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to reconsider his directive stopping the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) from allocating foreign exchange for food importation. The party, in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, on Thursday in Abuja, said the directive was ill-timed and completely...... more

El-Zakzaky, wife leave Indian hospital, return to Nigeria

El-Zakzaky, wife leave Indian hospital, return to Nigeria The Shiites leader in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat are expected back in Nigeria on Friday morning. This was confirmed in a statement by Ibrahim Musa, spokesman of the movement, who accused the Federal Government of frustrating the treatment of the IMN leader. “Following lack of a breakthrough...... more

Ruga: You’re wrong, SMBLF tells PDP BoT chair

Ruga: You’re wrong, SMBLF tells PDP BoT chair The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum, SMBLF, has expressed disappointment at what it called the insensitivity and impunity of the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Board of Trusteees, BoT, Senator Walid Jibrin who Tuesday declared support for the suspended herders’ settlement programme popularly called Ruga. In a statement...... more

Enugu sacks 10 teachers, suspends 200 others for indiscipline

Enugu sacks 10 teachers, suspends 200 others for indiscipline No fewer than 10 Secondary school teachers in Enugu State have been sacked and over 200 suspended for alleged misconduct. Salaries of another 500 teachers have also been seized as disciplinary measure to make the system functional. Chairman Post Primary School Management Board, PPSMB, Mr. Nestor Ezeme disclosed this while receiving...... more

Awgu community assures Ugwuanyi of adequate security support

Awgu community assures Ugwuanyi of adequate security support …as governor moves to preserve caves, other artefacts A jubilant crowd on Wednesday received, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, governor of Enugu State as he paid a second visit to Awgu in a week, this time into the heart of the forest notorious criminals have used as their hideout. Clarifying his recent...... more

Alleged poor treatment in India: El-Zakzaky seeking comfort in five-star hotel – FG

Alleged poor treatment in India: El-Zakzaky seeking comfort in five-star hotel – FG The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information and Culture said since El-Zakzaky got to Dubai, he had been displaying ulterior motives against laid down procedures. Besides, the permanent secretary said the situation became worse in India as the IMN leader refused to subject himself to preliminary medical checks. According to the government...... more

Insecurity: Reshuffle security architecture now, CAN tells Buhari

Insecurity: Reshuffle security architecture now, CAN tells Buhari The local chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Kano State has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to tinker with nation’s security architecture. Its chairman Rev Samuel Adeyemo, said it was high time the President reviewed the structure in the face of the numerous security challenges in the land. He...... more

Borno governor donates Sambisa forest for Ruga programme

Borno governor donates Sambisa forest for Ruga programme Governor of Borno State, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has given out some parts of Sambisa forest, a stronghold of the Boko Haram insurgents, for the Rural Grazing Area (RUGA) programme. Zulum disclosed when Garbai El-Kanemi, Shehu of Borno, paid him Sallah homage at the government house in Maiduguri. The governor said forest areas...... more

FG demands probe as security operatives kill Nigerian pastor in China

FG demands probe as security operatives kill Nigerian pastor in China The chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa has demanded a thorough investigation into the death of a Nigerian pastor, Joseph Nwajueze in China. She said the killing of the Anambra-born cleric by Chinese security operatives must be thoroughly investigated and the culprits punished. The deceased was living with his wife,...... more

Buhari signs into law bill changing Nigeria Prisons Service to Nigerian Correctional Service, empowers Chief Judges to commute death sentence to life imprisonment

Buhari signs into law bill changing Nigeria Prisons Service to Nigerian Correctional Service, empowers Chief Judges to commute death sentence to life imprisonment President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law a legislation by the National Assembly, the Nigerian Correctional Service Act 2019, changing the Nigeria Prisons Service to Nigerian Correctional Service.   The legislation also creates two broad departments namely Custodial Service and Non-costodial Service, and empowers State Controllers of Service to reject more...... more

Head hunter, son shot dead in Kogi

Head hunter, son shot dead in Kogi THE Chairman of Bunu Hunters in Suku community, Kabba-Bunu Local Government  Area  of Kogi State, Caleb Oshe, and his son, Sunday,  were killed by gunmen in the early hours of Tuesday. Our correspondent  learnt  that the  gunmen  broke into  their  home  in Suku at about 3am  and opened fire on  the...... more

El-Zakzaky arrives in India

El-Zakzaky arrives in India Shi’ites leader in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, has arrived Delhi, Indian capital, for medical treatment. As reported by the Channels TV, El-Zakzaky was received by a medical team who conveyed him in a wheelchair to the hospital. El-Zakzaky departed Nigeria at about 6:30 pm on Monday aboard an Emirate flight, with...... more

Ohanaeze, Afenifere slam Jibrin for Ruga support in southern region

Ohanaeze, Afenifere slam Jibrin for Ruga support in southern region The apex socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has advised Northerners to implement Ruga settlement in the Sambisa forest as the area would enough to accommodate the whole cows in Nigeria. The National Publicity Secretary of Ohanaeze, Uche Achi-okpaga made the remark in reaction to the statement by the Chairman of the Board...... more

Kidnapped DPO regains freedom after paying N3m ransom

Kidnapped DPO regains freedom after paying N3m ransom The Divisional Police Officer, Delta State command, who was allegedly kidnapped along Benin-Asaba Expressway on Friday between Onicha-Ugbo and Issele-Uku axis has regained his freedom. A source at the state police command headquarters in Asaba disclosed that the victim was freed by his abductors after paying a ransom of N3 million. The...... more

I’ll fight for the poor, Buhari assures Nigerians

I’ll fight for the poor, Buhari assures Nigerians President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Daura, Katsina state, said he would use his second term in office to improve the lives of Nigerians by paying close attention to the poor and those on the lower rungs of society.   Addressing leaders of various communities from five local governments of Daura Emirate,...... more

No cent should go into food import, Buhari tells CBN

No cent should go into food import, Buhari tells CBN President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Daura, Katsina state, disclosed that he has directed the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to stop providing foreign exchange for importation of food into the country, with the steady improvement in agricultural production, and attainment of full food security.   The president, who hosted All Progressives...... more

Restructuring: 1999 constitution designed against Igbo – Nwodo

Restructuring: 1999 constitution designed against Igbo – Nwodo President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, has said the military carefully structured the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria against Ndigbo. Nwodo who was guest on Arise TV’s live personality interview programme noted that the constitution was based on extreme discrimination and jaundiced against his people. He noted that...... more

Insecurity: Ugwuanyi orders demolition of caves in Awgu forests

Insecurity: Ugwuanyi orders demolition of caves in Awgu forests Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, yesterday, visited the Umuogbua Ihe tunnel along Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway by Awgu Local Government Area, which alleged serves as a hide-out and escape route for kidnappers operating in the area.  He also visited the Ihe-Agbogugu-Ogbaku-Amurri and Isu-Awaa-Agbudu forests in the same local government area, and ordered...... more

46yr-old banker commits suicide, N16m found in his bank account

46yr-old banker commits suicide, N16m found in his bank account Mr. Onyechere Ibeakanma, a 46 year old banker from Umunemeze Afugiri in Umuahia north LGA, Abia state has committed suicide by drinking a substance suspected to be sniper. Before the sad incident Ibeakanma was a Human Relations Manager with United Bank For Africa(UBA), in Lagos State Nigeria.Ibeakanma who was happily married...... more

 

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