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IPOB condemns EFCC arrest of Innoson chief Innocent Chukwuma

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has condemned in its strongest terms the recent and ongoing harassment of notable Biafran businessmen especially those of Igbo extraction by the Nigerian security agencies, saying the Tuesday arrest of Chief Innocent Chukwuma by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) was a calculated attempt to de-industrialise Igbo land.

Atiku Abubakar and the gathering moss

As part of his manifesto for the 2007 presidential elections, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar advocated the creation of a Ministry of Niger Delta to fast-track development in the troubled Niger Delta region.

On Islamic police and Biafra security

In one of the few chapters of that copy and indeed a chapter that has become a chapter in the ongoing political conversations in Nigeria is titled “The Igbo problem”.


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Ocheme Edoh: El Kanemi Warriors back on track

Scorer of the only goal for El Kanemi Warriors Sunday against FC Ifeanyiubah, Ocheme Edoh, has said his team have clicked into top gear following a less than impressive start to the season.

Ex-French president Nicolas Sarkozy arrested over campaign financing

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy is being held in police custody over campaign financing, according to reports.

Nasarawa council chief urges residents to use mosquito nets

Mr James Thomas, the Chairman, Interim Management Committee of Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, has called on

Andy Robertson: Mo Salah can emulate Lionel Messi if he builds on this season

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Suspect: Senator Melaye gave me AK47 rifle, 2 guns to destabilise Kogi

One of the two suspects paraded by the police on Monday in Kogi State has narrated how Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi west in the national assembly gave him an AK47 rifle, two pump action guns and N430, 000 to cause mayhem in Kogi State.

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Robert Mugabe: I never thought Emmerson Mnangagwa will turn against me

Zimbabwe’s former leader, Robert Mugabe, said in an interview broadcast on Thursday that he never thought President Emmerson Mnangagwa would turn against him and denounced Mnangagwa’s move to oust him in 2017 as a coup.

Group calls on federal govt to remove age limit for elective offices

Convener of Not-Too-Young-To-Run Movement, Mr Samson Itodo, has called on the Federal Government to remove age restrictions for young people seeking elective offices in the country.

Madagascar hit by another tropical cyclone

Tropical Cyclone Eliakim has battered Madagascar with strong winds and torrential rain.

Kogi killings: Governor Bello to set up judicial panel of inquiry

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Saturday said that government would set up a judicial panel of inquiry to unravel the immediate and remote causes of the March 14 herdsmen/farmers clash that claimed several lives in Ogane-Enigu.

Fang Liu reappointed as ICAO chief

The Council of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has reappointed Dr Fang Liu of China by acclamation as Secretary General of the UN Specialised Agency for a second three-year term, beginning Aug. 1.