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Federal government’s anti-corruption fight insincere – ex-NTA chief

Former Director General, DG, of the Nigerian Television Authority, NTA, Mr. Vincent Maduka, has declared that the Federal Government’s anti-corruption fight was an insincere effort.

2019: We’re not part of President Buhari’s endorsement – Ohanaeze

The pan Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has disassociated itself from the proposed endorsement of President Muhammadu Buhari for 2019 elections by some Igbo group working under the umbrella of Ohaneze.

Nigerian media under scrutiny over herder-farmer conflict

A photograph of a man with an assault rifle in front of cattle is frequently used to illustrate Nigerian media stories about bloody clashes between farmers and herders.

EEDC introduces bi-lingual internet-based smart bills payment system

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC), on Monday, introduced a bi-lingual internet-based smart bills payment system to reduce time-wasting of bills payment by its customers.

Governor Okorocha: I have retired Udenwa, Nzeribe, Iwuanyanwu, others

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state has declared that he has retired politicians like Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, Senator Arthur Nzeribe, Chief Achike Udenwa, Chief Ikedi Ohakim and will by 2019 add Senator Ifeanyi Araraume and others to the list.

Joel Obi: Italy wanted me to play for them

Torino midfielder Joel Obi has revealed that he turned down the chance to play for Italy at youth level and waited for his chance to represent Nigeria.

2019: Igbos will benefit more under President Buhari – APC chieftain

Chief Uche Ogar, a former governorship candidate under the Peoples Democratic Party in Abia State, says that Igbos will benefit more under President Muhammadu Buhari if he emerges in 2019.

Ohanaeze Youths: Nnia Nwodo after us over 2019 Presidency

The Youth Wing of the apex-Igbo socio-cultural organisation, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, on Saturday gave further insight into the internal wranglings rocking the group.

Uche Nwosu: President Buhari’s re-election signals hope for Igbo presidency in 2023

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant and Chief of Staff to the Imo State governor, Chief Uche Nwosu, has described the recent declaration of president Muhammadu Buhari to go for a second term as ‘a good omen and hope’ for an Igbo presidency after the president’s tenure.

SGF: Why South-East should support President Buhari’s re-election bid

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has revealed why people of the South-East should support President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election bid.

Igbo leaders berate Ohanaeze youths over attack on Nnia Nwodo

Some Igbo leaders, under the guise of the South East Association of Town Union President Generals, on Monday, came hard on a former President and Secretary of Ohanaeze Youth Wing, Okechukwu Isiguzoro and Okwu Nnabuike, respectively, over their recent attack on the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo worldwide, Chief Nnia Nwodo, describing their action as a taboo in Igbo culture.

Professor Nwabueze: No peace until federal government delists IPOB as terror group

Renowned jurist and former National Secretary of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Professor Ben Nwabueze says that there would be no more peace talks until the Federal Government of Nigeria delists the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a terror group, and ending its proscription.

Igbo communities clash over supremacy claims

The Oba of Nri (the Igbo ancestral home), Chief Emelie Okika, has warned the Aguleri and Igboukwu communities in the Anambra East and Aguata local government areas of Anambra State to stop laying claim to the headship of the Igbo.

Ohaneze Ndigbo vows to resist attempts to discredit Senator Ekweremadu

Ohaneze Ndigbo, the Pan-Igbo socio-cultural group, said it would resist any attempt to discredit Deputy President of the Senate, Chief Ike Ekweremadu.

2019: Igbo group mobilises votes for President Buhari

An Igbo pro Buhari group, One Destiny Organisation, says it has begun mobilising five million voters for President Muhammadu Buahri’s re-election.

Igbo youths dismiss attack on Ohaneze national leader

Igbo youths on Tuesday slammed critics, who verbally attacked the President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nwodo, and accused him of running the affairs of the socio-cultural group as a private estate.

IPOB kicks against federal government’s proposed amnesty for Boko Haram group

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has described the plot to grant amnesty to Boko Haram sects as a confirmation even to the most ardent supporters of the government that ‘Boko Haram is part and parcel of the present government’.

2019: SDP splits into factions in South-East

The Social Democratic Party, SDP, has split into two factions in the South-East geopolitical zone.

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