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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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OAU: Dismissing lecturer over sexual harassment not enough – ICPC

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) Friday informed authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State that merely dismissing Prof. Richard Akindele of the Department of Management and Accounting found guilty of sexual harassment was not enough.
Poland's President Andrzej Duda arrives for the second day of the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) summit, in Brussels, on July 12, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - POOL - Tatyana ZENKOVICH

Polish president proposes vote on new constitution

Polish President Andrzej Duda on Friday presented plans for a non-binding vote on a new constitution to address issues ranging from giving the president greater powers to the supremacy of Polish laws over EU ones.
Senator Dino Melaye (APC - Kogi West)

Police invite Senator Melaye for questioning

The Nigerian police have denied attacking the convoy of Senator Dino Melaye.

US consulate, NDDC meet on peace, security in Niger Delta

US Consulate in Nigeria says it is strengthening collaboration with the Niger Delta Development Commission to promote peace and security in the region.
Didi Adodo

Official: Labour leaders not involved in N62bn NSITF fraud

The United Labour Congress (ULC) said on Friday that no labour leader has been found culpable in the alleged misappropriation of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) money.