Handle Nnamdi Kanu’s Case Seriously, Senator Ifeanyi Ubah Warns Buhari

Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, the senator representing Anambra South at the Red Chamber has disclosed why he is seeking a court order to pay a visit to Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) who is being detained by the federal government of Nigeria. Recall that the senator, through Agugoesi Ikem, his counsel, had filed a motion on October 15 to visit Kanu in DSS custody. “An order of this honourable court granting leave to Sen. Ifeanyi Ubah to visit the defendant, Nnamdi Kanu, as part of…

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Muhammadu Buhari Arrives Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari who left Abuja on Monday after launching the ENaira, a new initiative of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has arrived Riyadh, Saudi Arabia ahead of the investment conference organised by the Future Investment Initiative Institute. The presidential aircraft carrying the president and some members of his entourage landed at the King Khalid International Airport Riyadh at about 11.00 p.m. local time and was welcomed at the airport by a team of Saudi government and Nigerian Embassy officials, some cabinet ministers from Nigeria as well as…

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Ondo State Governor Slams Federal Government Stance On Banditry

Mr Rotimi Akeredolu SAN, Governor of Ondo State The Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu SAN has warned that the various criminal activities of kidnapping, bombing and assault on the people in parts of the country being referred to as banditry, must be appropriately addressed as terrorism. Akeredolu declared this in a statement in Abuja. He said that the infiltration of the country’s borders and the recent disruption of train services by bandits must be addressed as terrorism and the perpetrators treated as same. The governor was quoted as saying…

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INEC Adhoc Staff Resign Over IPOB Threat Over Anambra Governorship Election

From all indications, the November 6, 2021, Anambra State governorship election may have run into troubled waters, as a huge number of adhoc staff recruited for the exercise by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have resigned due to fear of attacks by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The pro-Biafran group, had last weekend, issued a statement through its Spokesman, Emma Powerful, announcing one week sit-at-home in South–East region beginning from November 5, 2021, should the federal government fail to set its leader, Nnamdi Kanu free unconditionally…

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That Ebeano Inferno In Abuja

By Tunde Olusunle Sunday July 18, 2021 began like every other regular sabbath in Abuja the nation’s capital. Christian faithful attended church services in their various worship centres across the city, from Wuse to Wuye, Garki to Gwarimpa, Guzape to Gishiri, Maitama to Mabushi, Asokoro to Apo, Katampe to Kubwa, Kabusa to Karamajiji, Jabi to Jahi. It was typically calm and quiet across the city and the federal capital territory itself, gently stroked by the approach of the rains. Unfortunately, however, the day was going to end in a manner…

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Anyim, Former SGF Grilled By EFCC Over N780m Aviation Ministry Fund

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has detained a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim, in connection with the ongoing probe of a former Minister of Aviation, Senator Stella Oduah. Anyim, it was learnt, was grilled on Sunday for several hours in connection with the fund, which was traced to a company in which he was a director. He reportedly arrived at the EFCC office in the afternoon on Sunday and was quizzed for over six hours. Sources said Anyim, who is still in…

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VON Director General Tells IPOB Not To Stagnate The South-East Economy

The Director-General of Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr. Osita Okechukwu, has advised the members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) agitators to join the Apex Igbo Socio cultural organization, Ohaneze Ndigbo, in seeking political solution to the release of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu the IPOB leader. The All Progressive Congress (APC) chieftain who spoke with journalists in Enugu stressed the need for the leadership of the group to “join Ohanaeze Ndigbo leadership to explore political solution – for the release of IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu and pursuit of Nigeria president…

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Ohanaeze Kicks At IPOB’s Sit-At-Home Order

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has kicked against the one-week sit-at-home declared by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The pro-Biafra group had threatened a one-week sit-at-home if their leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu remained in detention. This development has continued to spark reactions and condemnations from different quarters across the country. A statement by the Secretary-General of the Chidi Ibeh-led apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, stated that Ndigbo should not obey the order this time. He said, “Any declaration that unleashes untold hardship, leads to the collapse of commercial…

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Atiku: The Needed ‘Oxygen‘ In The Lungs Of Nigeria

By Babajide Balogun Nigeria is in despair and distress. The nation is sick and like a Covid-19 patient in dire need of oxygen for survival. Truth be told, the components which constitute the ‘lungs of Nigeria’ have become frail and weak. And except oxygen is quickly administered to them, difficulty is the road to survival. The question, therefore, becomes which Nigerian leader as at today has the capacity to not only be the oxygen needed but also have the capacity to effectively administer this? From the North, South, East and…

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Real Madrid Beat Barcelona In El Clasico

David Alaba opened the scoring on his El Clasico debut with his first Real Madrid goal. Real Madrid beat Barcelona in a new-look El Clasico to go top of La Liga’s table and leave Ronald Koeman’s side down in eighth. It was the first Clasico without Barca icon Lionel Messi or Real legend Sergio Ramos – who both joined Paris St-Germain in the summer – since 2004. David Alaba started and finished a counter for Real’s first and Lucas Vazquez scored a second in injury time. Sergio Aguero scored his…

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