Flood destroy buildings, cars in Owerri Many houses, cars and other property were on Thursday flooded after a 10-hour downpour wreaked havoc on Owerri, the Imo State capital, and its environs. The streets affected by the downpour, which covered major roads, include Okigwe, Douglas, Mbari, Egbu Wethdral, Orlu, Port Harcourt and Ikenegbu,  Orji, Federal Housing Estate, World...... read more
IPOB Proscription: Group demands court to vacate order The Indegeniuos People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday, approached the Federal High Court in Abuja, asking it to vacate the ex-parte order that proscribed and declared it a terrorist organisation. The group, in a motion it filed pursuant to Section 6(6) (1) of the 1999 constitution, as amended, maintained that the order...... read more
IPOB Agitations can be addressed - Ikpeazu The Abia state Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu says the agitation of the indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is appropriate and can be addressed without boxing Igbo people into a narrow and separate geographical entity.   Ikpeazu made the disclosure while speaking in Abuja to State House correspondents after a meeting with...... read more
Breaking: Court proscribes IPOB, designates it as terrorists organisation The Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday granted an order declaring the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist organisation and “acts of terrorism and illegality.” The order, which followed a motion filed by the filed by the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, also...... read more
IPOB: I clearly separate Kanu from his father - Ikpeazu The Governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, says he will not associate the activities of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu to his father who is the traditional ruler of Afarakwu community in Abia. Ikpeazu made the remark while entertaining questions from state house correspondents...... read more
OPINION: A National Crisis that never was By Sam Hart “We are grateful to God for intervening in stopping what could have been the greatest bloodbath known in the history of mankind" The above were the remarks of Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu when he visited the Press Centre of the Nigerian Union of Journalists in Umuahia...... read more
Biafra: We are ready to confront Nigerian military, we will defend our people – BNG The Biafra National Guard, BNG, has rejected the declaration by the DHq, stating that it will defend her people. In a statement signed by its spokesperson, Major Nkuma, BNG maintained that it is not a terrorist group, adding that Nigerian government is a “big joke” for making such declaration. The statement...... read more
Kanu has lost control of IPOB – S/East governors The South East Governors Forum said Saturday that its Friday’s decision to proscribe the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) followed its realization that Nnamdi Kanu had lost control of the group. Besides,it said IPOB had lost focus of its original idea and had veered off into causing unnecessary...... read more
Army insists on Python Dance II launch in S/East The Nigerian Army on Thursday said it would launch Python Dance II (Egwu Eke 11) in the South East and Cross River on Friday as scheduled. Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, Director, Army Public Relations, said this in a statement in Abuja. Usman urged the public to disregard information credited to Abia governor...... read more
UPDATE: Army to vacate streets in Abia tomorrow - Governor Ikpeazu The Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu has annouced the withdrawal of  military men from the streets of Aba and Umuahia tomorrow. The Governor made the annoucement while speaking to journalist on Thursday, durng a press briefing at the Governemnt House, Umuahia. Full Text of Speech Dear brothers and sisters, the...... read more
BREAKING: Army to vacate streets in Abia tomorrow - Governor Ikpeazu The Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu has annouced the withdrawal of  military men from the streets of Aba and Umuahia tomorrow. The Governor made the annoucement while speaking to journalist on Thursday, durng a press briefing at the Governemnt House, Umuahia. The Governor said: "After several interventions, I want to...... read more
IPOB vs Army clash: Gov Ikpeazu summons traditional rulers, critical stakeholders  The Governor of Abia state,Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, in a bid to sustain peace in the state, has summoned a meeting between the state government and stakeholders in the state. According to a release by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor,Mr Enyinnaya Appolos,the parley involves leaders of key market associations in...... read more
Emerging Debates on Buhari's re-election is Disgusting - Soyinka Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Monday, in Lagos, expressed disgust with emerging debates on re-election by some politicians in the country. Some northern governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress and some allies of President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday backed the President for a second term. But the...... read more
Aisha Buhari donates to Benue flood victims The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, on Monday donated relief materials to thousands of victims of the devastating flood in Benue state. Aisha, who made the donation at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp, at International Market Makurdi, said that she was in the state to identify with the Benue...... read more
OPINION: Deconstructing the Mbakwe years as Governor of the old Imo State By Barr. Onyebuchi Ememanka The Late Chief Samuel Onunaka Mbakwe, Phd, the urbane lawyer who was elected Governor of the old Imo State under the banner of the defunct Nigeria Peoples Party (NPP) remains a reference point for positive development. Till date, Mbakwe is regarded as the best Governor ever to come...... read more
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