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Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Owerri— The governorship candidate of the Action Alliance, AA, and son-in-law to Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, Mr. Uche Nwosu, yesterday said that nobody would be allowed to rig the forthcoming governorship election in the state. Nwosu said this in Owerri while re-stating his support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election...
President Muhammadu Buhari said on Thursday that his administration would not rush reforms in the petroleum and gas industry, saying that reforms must be carefully thought out to serve the interests of Nigerians. Speaking specifically on the much-awaited Petroleum Industry Bill, Buhari stated that discussions on it were ongoing and...
Give President Muhammadu Buhari a paper to read he reads it perfectly well. Engage President Buhari to an interview you will hear things like UNITED KINGDOM OF AMERICA and addressing Minister as YOUR HIGHNESS President Buhari is sometimes inter switched with Jibril of Sudan when he can not appear publicly...
Nnamdi Kanu founded the Indigenous People Of Biafra (Ipob) in 2014. The movement wants a group of states in south-east Nigeria, made up mainly of people from the Igbo ethnic group, to break away and form the independent nation of Biafra. The plan is not new. In 1967 Igbo leaders declared...
President Muhammad Buhari will not be meeting the United States of America President, Donald Trump today. Senate President and D.G of the PDP Presidential Campaign Council Dr. Bukola Saraki, will be attending the launch of the United States of America President, Donald J. Trump’s, Strategy for Africa which will be...
Lawan, Ekweremadu Disagree Over Party With Majority Lawmakers In Senateephine Ogechi Nna among others. Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, and Ahmad Lawan, senate majority leader, argued over the political party with the highest number of senators, on Thursday. Lawan had raised a point of order, calling the attention of his colleagues...
A rights group, International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to consider appointing the next Inspector General of Police from the South-East at the expiration of IGP Ibrahim Idris’ tenure. The group, in a press statement signed by its board of...
A Facebook user identified as Elizabeth Umo, has taken to the social networking platform to share some photos and revealed how a young Nigerian man shown the world what Nigerians are made of, by making his mark on the American Air Force. She revealed that the 19-year-old man identified as...
The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has commended the Senate for the passage of the South East Development Commission bill. THEBIAFRASTAR had on Wednesday reported that the Senate passed the South East Development Commission (Establishment) Bill 2018. The proposed commission aims at enhancing the infrastructural development of the South East...
The Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, has denied any involvement in the peaceful march staged in Umuahia, the Abia State capital on Tuesday by Jewish worshipers. IPOB in a statement Wednesday by its Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, debunked claims by the police that the Jewish worshipers were IPOB...
It was, however, learnt that the army wanted the event to be private so that the real number of slain soldiers will not be known. The Nigerian Army has organised a private burial for over 100 officers and soldiers killed during terrorist attacks on Nigerian Army 157 Task Force Battalion...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says: “It will NOT be under his presidency that same-sex marriage will be legalized in Ghana.” A statement from the presidency was responding to a recent resurfacing of the issue. The main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) scribe had made the allegation warranting the response. This...
Sahara Reporters Boss and the African Action Congress (AAC) and its presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowore, have kicked against the party’s exclusion from the presidential debate organised by the Nigerian Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON). Sowore revealed that he was excluded because they know he...
ABUJA —THE senate on Tuesday passed a bill for the Establishment of the South East Development Commission that would be saddled with the responsibilities of managing and administering funds received from the federation account for the purpose of reinvigorating and harnessing the commercial potentials as well as the overall...
The All Progressives Congress members in the House of Representatives and their counterparts in the Peoples Democratic Party on Wednesday traded words over the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to withhold assent to the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill. While the APC Caucus of the House of Representatives emerged from a...