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Insecurity: Ndigbo‘ll henceforth embark on self defence – Ohanaeze

Ohanaeze Ndigbo has warned that owing to the escalated insecurity situation in Nigeria, the Igbo will henceforth embark on self defence.
Following a protest led by its chairman, Uche Secondus to the US embassy and the UK high commission in Abuja, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has written a petition to the United Kingdom, United States and the European Union.

Imo verdict: PDP petitions US, UK, EU

Following a protest led by its chairman, Uche Secondus to the US embassy and the UK high commission in Abuja, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has written a petition to the United Kingdom, United States and the European Union over Emeka Ihedioha’s loss at the Supreme Court to Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress.
The planned protest by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commenced in Abuja with the National Chairman of the party, Uche Secondus and former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi, leading other party chieftains.

Uche Secondus, Peter Obi, Dino Melaye lead PDP protest in Abuja

The planned protest by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commenced in Abuja with the National Chairman of the party, Uche Secondus and former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi leading other party chieftains.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has notified airlines, passengers and all other stakeholders that the runway at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu will be closed for major repairs.

President Buhari approves N10 billion intervention fund for Enugu airport

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the sum of N10billion as an intervention fund for the upgrade of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
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President Buhari receives South East leaders in Abuja — in pictures

In attendance were Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu, Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia, Emeka Ihedioha of Imo, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, Senate Minority Leader representing South East Caucus in National Assembly, Senator Sam Egwu.

South East governors urges President Buhari to declare emergency on roads, erosion

The governors of the South East and leaders from the zone on Thursday visited President Muhammadu Buhari and asked for a special fund for the rehabilitation of the Akanu Ibiam Airport in Enugu State.
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South East governors, others demand special fund for Enugu airport

South-East governors and leaders from the zone on Thursday demanded for special fund for the rehabilitation of the Akanu Ibiam Airport in Enugu State.
Former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, on Monday lamented that the immediate past Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola is now having gray hair because the work of heading three ministries was to big for him.

Senator Okorocha cautions Imo government

Immediate past Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, on Sunday cautioned against further attacks on his personal property by the state government.
Imo Chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called on the state governor-elect, Mr Emeka Ihedioha, to carry the youth along when he is sworn-in.

Governor-elect Ihedioha: I’ll say a lot on May 29

Imo State Governor-elect Emeka Ihedioha, yesterday, pleaded with the people of the state to wait until May 29 when he will speak to them.

Rochas Okorocha: Achike Udenwa is Imo’s worst governor ever

The Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has described Achike Udenwa as the worst governor to ever govern the state.
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South-East leaders seek post-election Igbo agenda

Igbo leaders at the weekend called for a post-election Igbo agenda that would be anchored on restructuring of the nation. The leaders made the case when they paid a solidarity visit to President-General of the pan Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, in Enugu.

Achike Udenwa urges Emeka Ihedioha to probe Governor Okorocha when he assumes office

Former Governor of Imo State, Chief Achike Udenwa, has called on the state governor-elect, Emeka Ihedioha, to ensure he probes Governor Rochas Okorocha when he assumes office on May 29.
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Imo election: Orlu elders seek peaceful polls

The governorship bid of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flagbearer, RT. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, has received a major boost as Orlu Elders Council unanimously endorsed his candidature ahead of the March 9th polls.

EFCC: How Femi Fani-Kayode, Nenadi Usman paid out N350 million for presidential campaign

A prosecution witness, Seun Shuaibu, on Wednesday told a Federal High Court in Lagos that a former Minister of State for Finance, Nenadi Usman, and others transferred N350 million to former Governor Achike Udenwa of Imo in 2015.

Election: Igbo Assembly backs Atiku Abubakar

A socio-cultural organisation of the Igbo nation known as Igbo Assembly has warned that the Igbo would not support any presidential candidate opposed to restructuring the nation, indicating that the group are poised in supporting the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
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Jennifer Atiku charges Imo women to vote wisely in upcoming election

Mrs Jennifer Abubakar, wife of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has urged Imo women to elect leaders who will improve the lives of women and children.
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Election: Igbo Assembly backs Atiku Abubakar for presidency

Igbo Assembly, a socio-cultural organisation of the Igbo nation, has warned that the Igbo would not support any presidential candidate rabidly opposed to restructuring the nation, saying that it has thrown its weight behind the aspiration of Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
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2019: Ben Nwabueze leads campaign, says he won’t die until Atiku Abubakar becomes president

Some Igbo leaders, including politicians and chiefs, Wednesday promised to support Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar towards his desire to becoming the next Nigerian president in 2019.

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APC reports Zamfara Radio to NBC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to call the management of the State Radio and Television to order, over alleged provocative broadcasts against its members.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian soldier kills four colleagues, self in Borno

A corporal of the Nigerian Army attached to Operation Lafiya Dole has opened fire on his colleagues, killing four personnel and injuring two others.
Mauricio Pochettino has calmed fears that Tottenham ace Dele Alli will not be fit enough for the Champions League final, after the midfielder was subbed at half-time during Sunday’s 2-2 draw against Everton.

Dele Alli charged by FA over coronavirus Snapchat video

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been charged by the Football Association after posting a video on social media mocking the coronavirus outbreak.
Newly appointed Assistant coach and former Captain of the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo, says he cannot wait to start in his new position.

Celestine Babayaro faults Joseph Yobo’s Super Eagles appointment

Celestine Babayaro has shared his thoughts on the appointment of Joseph Yobo as Nigeria’s senior national team assistant coach.
President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday tasked top security officials to beef up security measures at the National Assembly.

Senate president to lead delegation to burial of deceased Plateau lawmaker

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, will lead a delegation of Senators to the funeral service of Late Senator Longjan Ignatius Dantong slated for March 2, 2020, in Plateau State.