IPOB, ESN Have No Hands In Violent Attacks In The East – Gov. David Umahi

…Says There Plots By Some Elements To Incite War In South East The Chairman of South East Governors’ Forum and Governor of Ebonyi State, Mr David Umahi, has raised the alarm on plots to incite war in the South East and called on the people of the region, which enjoys peace not to fall for such plans by the enemies of the South East. The northern part of Nigeria has been under intense terror attacks by Boko Haram, Cattle rustlers, Fulani herdsmen, kidnapping of school children among other terrible vices.…

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Rochas Okorocha Still Detained In EFCC Custody Over N7.9billion, Other Issues

Former Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha (now a serving Senator in Nigeria) was still being held and grilled by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and therefore would not be allowed to go home until the operatives were satisfied with his submission. He is telling the EFCC all he knows about the sum of N7.9 billion and different choice property allegedly traced to him by the commission most of which happened when he served Imo State as governor for eight years. For the people of Imo State, which…

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Leave To Live: Adaeze, Another Beautiful Soul Lost To Domestic Violence!

By Chukwudi Iwuchukwu When Barrister Adaeze Destiny Ikpeama got married to Anthony Elvis Ikpeama in 2014, little did she know that the institution she looked forward to enjoying would cut her life journey short. Immediately the marriage was sealed, the man Adaeze got married to turned into a beast by turning the Madonna trained lawyer into a punching bag. Even when relatives from both sides intervened several times by pleading with Anthony to stop beating his wife, if not for anything, she is the mother of her kids and her…

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AMCON Seeks Accommodation In BOFIA 2020 Over N5.4trillion Debt Burden

Worried by the fact that the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has continually been burdened with the slow pace of concluding its debt recovery actions in courts, the Corporation has approached the National Assembly to accommodate AMCON in the provisions of the newly amended BOFIA (2020), which sets up Special Tribunals for hearing financial matters emanating from the financial institutions. Making a presentation before the Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions at the National Assembly, Mr Ahmed Kuru, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of AMCON said this…

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Gunners Close To Agreeing New Contract With Folarin Balogun

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta says the club are “very close” to agreeing a new contract with striker Folarin Balogun. Balogun has come through the Arsenal academy but his contract is due to expire at the end of the season and a number of clubs had declared an interest in the 19-year-old. Arteta faced losing the player, knowing it would not look good on the club’s youth development. However, after extensive talks with Balogun, it appears the England Under-20 international is ready to commit his future to the Gunners. “We are…

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NG Eagle: AMCON Planning Strategic Exit From Aviation Sector

Information reaching us from the head office of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) in Abuja has it that the Corporation has concluded plans to float a Holding Company (HoldCo) structure, which will enable it warehouse, effectively manage and sell off all its aviation assets. Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of AMCON Mr Ahmed Lawan Kuru has been harping on the need for a more strategic exit from the sector, which is heavily challenged especially since the dawn of the dreaded coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that crippled aviation businesses the world…

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Ethiopian Airlines Celebrates 75 Years Of Operations

On April 8, Ethiopian Airline Group, the largest Pan-African aviation group, celebrated its 75th anniversary. The airline made its maiden international flight on April 8, 1946 to Cairo, Egypt. Since then, the Airline has overcome the ups and downs of the aviation industry and the challenges unique to Africa to become Africa’s largest, most profitable and award-winning Aviation Group. Ethiopian kicks off a yearlong celebration under the theme “Celebrating 75 Years of Excellence”. Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam said, “As we celebrate 75 years of excellence, we take…

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Technology Companies Plan Join Forces In Fight Against Cyber Fraud

European technology companies Evina and Telecoming have signed a global alliance to work hand in hand in promoting DCB as the safest and most appropriate payment method in the new mobile economy and, in particular, for the fight against fraud. The agreement deals a body blow to the mobile fraud that cost the African continent over USD 4 billion last year. DCB is the most suitable payment technology for millions of unbanked Africans who appreciate its unparalleled reach and convenience. The agreement between Evina and Telecoming; both with operations in…

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Security Measures Put In Place Over Planned Terror Attacks On Nigerian Airports

Following the planned terror attacks on major Nigerian airports, the authorities have announced that security around the nation’s airports will be heavier. The ministry of aviation in the country received alert over planned attacks on airports across the country including Kaduna, Maiduguri, Sokoto, Kano, Abuja, and Lagos. A memo dated April 9, 2021 signed by Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) deputy general manager of administration and logistics, S.M. Mamman and addressed to airport chiefs of security hinted that criminal elements were already planning attacks at the airports and that…

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Insecurity: Gunmen Attack Ebonyi Community After Governors Security Meeting

Governors of the South-East during the meeting The Commissioner of Police in Ebonyi, Aliyu Garba, has confirmed the Sunday attacks by gunmen in Ohaukwu Local Government Area (LGA) of Ebonyi State. According to him, the gunmen attacked Ebele village, Umuogodo Akpu, Mgbo in the LGA. The attacks were in five communities in the state including – Egedege, Obegu, Amazu, Nkalagu and Umuhuali on March 29 where many were feared dead. Garba said: “on the effects of Sunday attack, it is yet to be ascertained. We are yet to get any…

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