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Biafra Civil War
The Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) obviously still feeling triumphant over the success of the burial of the parents of their leader, Eze Israel and Lolo Kanu, have said that the burial has re-united old alliances and paved the way to unity among the Igbo and their neighbours.
Following the alleged statement made by one Emeka Attamah against Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, the later has promised not to join issues with him or the president general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo.
The leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, on Tuesday, said that the alleged accommodation of northern interests over those of other majority and minority groups in the country by successive governments was fuelling secessionists agitations in the country.
Nigeria’s main opposition People’s Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, will look to enriching himself and his cronies if he wins the presidential elections holding on February 16, an America political risk consultancy firm Eurasia Group said in its annual report for 2019.
Former chairman, Police Service Commission, PSC, Chief Simon Okeke, has faulted President Buhari’s exclusion of the former chairman, National Electoral Commission, NEC, Prof. Humphrey Nwosu, from those honoured over June 12, 1993 presidential election.
The Igbo Youth Movement, IYM, has joined forces with the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, in asking Ndigbo to mark the Biafran Day on May 30, 2018, by staying indoors throughout the day.
Amid pockets of opposition from concerned members, the South-east caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday in Enugu passed a vote of confidence on the National Chairman of the party, Chief John Oyegun-led National Working Committee (NWC).
Huawei will stop making its flagship Kirin chipsets next month, financial magazine Caixin said on Saturday, as the impact of U.S. pressure on the Chinese tech giant grows. U.S. pressure on Huawei’s suppliers has made it impossible for the company’s HiSilicon chip division to keep making the chipsets, key components for mobile phone, Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei’s Consumer Business Unit was quoted as saying at the launch of the company’s new Mate 40 handset.
The Federal House of Representatives, in it’s oversight function, has uncovered many power projects, put together at the cost of N156 billion, that are being abandoned or are yet to be completed by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).
The Biafra Nations Youth League, BNYL, on Saturday, warned Miyetti Allah Kautal Haure not to allow the Fulani Security group to operate in the Southeast and Southsouth to avoid bloody confrontation by both groups.
Barely a week after President Muhammadu Buhari’s closest ally and nephew, Malam Mamman Daura, spoke against zoning of presidency ahead of the 2023 election, Kaduna Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i has said the next President should come from the South.
Mr Ibrahim Odumboni, Acting Managing Director, Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), said the authority arrested 13 cart pushers and seized 29 carts for violating environmental laws of the state.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Eket Field Office, Akwa Ibom, has sealed eight filling stations for discharging petroleum products while sales were on in the state.
The Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) has called on the Federal Government to end the killings in southern Kaduna, Plateau, Benue, Taraba and Adamawa states.
The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) said they would proceed on strike over unresolved issues with the Federal Government immediately the universities reopen.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed confidence in its ongoing reconciliation efforts, asking all former members who left its ranks to return home.
Chelsea stars are hopeful manager Frank Lampard will sell goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga this summer.