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Biafra: Agitation for secession not an offence under Nigerian Law – IPOB fires back at court The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has argued that agitation for secession is not an offence under the Nigerian laws. IPOB said this in reaction to the secret trial of its elusive leader, Nnamdi Kanu’s...
NneNne Iwuji-Eme, a Igbo born Nigerian woman in the United Kingdom, is not just a career diplomat, but now the first black female in such capacity to be appointed a high commissioner as she is now to represent the country in Mozambique The UK Guardian reports that NneNne Iwuji-Eme, before...
Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo yesterday lamented that the only notable presence of the Federal Government in Igbo land was prisons and the Nigerian Army. Ohanaeze lamented poor industrial presence in Igbo land. Speaking through its Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Chuks Ibegbu, the group noted that there was virtually...
Dr Kunle Olajide, the secretary general of the Yoruba Council of Elders, has said that the north is a big problem and great obstacle to the development of Nigeria. Olajide made the statement in Osogbo on Thursday, March 22, at the first memorial lecture of Nathaniel Abimbola organised by the...
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday promised to grant amnesty to members of the Boko Haram sect who are ready to drop their arms and embrace peace. Buhari made the promise at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, while receiving girls who were abducted from their school in Dapchi, Yobe State, and were...
- President Buhari says security agencies need to be more proactive by gathering and sending intelligence - He states that the ongoing war against corruption would be reinvigorated and sustained - The president says properties confiscated by security outfits from suspected corrupt public officials would be sold after the completion...
Paul Arkwright, the United Kingdom High Commissioner to Nigeria, has told PREMIUM TIMES that his country, or any other Western nation as far as he could tell, is not against a second term run by President Muhammadu Buhari. There has been speculation that the UK and other Western countries are...
Femi Fani-Kayode, Former Minister of Aviation has blasted President Muhammadu Buhari over Bill Gates’ statement on Nigeria’s economic plan. Bill Gates at the expanded national economic council presided over by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo said that President Buhari’s economic recovery growth plan (ERGP) does not truly reflect the needs of Nigerians.   “The...
Abduction And Release Of Dapchi School Girls Stage-Managed – Onuesok Chief Sunny Onuesoke, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta state, on Thursday said that the recent abduction and release yesterday of Dapchi schoolgirls is a scam, saying that, it is an attempt to hoodwink Nigerians. Onuesoke made...
Secret Trial Proceedings: The defence Counsel is asking questions to the Shielded Masked witness, brought to the Court by the Prosecuting Counsel. The witness hired to testify against Bright Chimezie(Same Accused whose charges has been struck out in Federal High Court Calabar) claimed to have met Bright Chimezie in his Office...
Bishop Abraham Udeh, the General Overseer of Mount Zion Faith Global Liberation Ministries Inc. (a.k.a. By Fire By Fire) in Anambra State says the current onslaught of Fulani herdsmen against civilian populations might be another form of Jihad. Bishop Udeh observed that cattle rearing started centuries ago in Nigeria, but...
Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu, has tasked the Federal Government to trace innovators of the defunct Biafra who are still alive for them to deploy their technological know-how towards the nation’s drive for industrialisation. The Minister regretted that the nation failed to take advantage of the great innovations propelled by...
President Muhammadu Buhari played host to Bill Gates and Alhaji Aliko Dangote at the Presidential Villa. The president met the duo on Wednesday, March 21. Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is visiting Nigeria to see first-hand the progress the country is making on primary healthcare provision,...
By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA— Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has elicited the intervention of United Nations, UN, to nip in the bud what it described as subtle plot by ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to rig the 2019 general elections. The party said the plot,...
By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief Amnesty International, AI, yesterday, reacted to the released of 101 of the abducted Dachi girls, tasking the Federal Government to investigate the security failure which led to the abduction. The international human rights body also said the result, as well as the report of...