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Ohaneaze chief Nnia Nwodo named SMBLF coordinator

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) has appointed the outgoing President General of Ohaneaze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, as its coordinator.
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Ohanaeze: Only one of 37 police commissioners is Igbo

Only one out of 37 commissioners of police recently appointed is Igbo, the apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has revealed.
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Ohanaeze: Allegations of killing of Igbo Muslims in Igboland, baseless, unfounded

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has described as baseless and unfounded allegations that Igbo Muslims are being killed in Igboland.
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Nnia Nwodo: Ohanaeze Ndigbo’s election will hold

A statement debunking a viral letter from Miyetti Allah, allegedly addressed to the President-General, Chief Nnia Nwodo, regarding the choice of his successor, described the letter as an insult.
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Ohanaeze, ADF react to APC’s claim of restructuring Nigeria

Ohanaeze Ndigbo and another Igbo elite group led by Prof. Uzodinma Nwala, Alaigbo Development Foundation, ADF, have dismissed the claim by the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, that President Muhammadu Buhari has commenced restructuring with financial autonomy to Local Governments and the implementation of the N30, 000 minimum wage, saying that restructuring is far more than that.

Ohanaeze: Igbo presidency in 2023 will transform Nigeria

Ohanaeze Ndigbo has said Nigeria would be transformed if an Igbo president is elected in 2023.
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2023: Ohanaeze replies Mamman Daura, insists on rotation

The President-General of Igbo apex socio-political body, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Nnia Nwodo, on Wednesday, described as unfortunate, comments credited to Mamman Daura that the choice of who becomes Nigeria’s President in 2023 should be based on competence and not “turn-by-turn”.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo, apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, says there is no future for Nigeria except the country is restructured.

Ohanaeze backs National Assembly call for removal of service chiefs

Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, on Thursday, supported the call by the National Assembly for the removal of the present service chiefs.
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Ohanaeze: South-East travellers forced to pay illegal taxes with ATM cards on highway

President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, has alleged that illegal tax was being collected from South-East travellers through Point of Sale Machine on the highways.
Igbo Presidency project in exchange for Ruga settlements is not only a huge joke but total fallacy, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro President-General Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has said.

Ohanaeze youth council defends self, says it will not join issues with elders

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.
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Ohanaeze Ndigbo disowns Okechukwu Isiguzoro-led youth council

Apex Igbo sociocultural organization Ohanaeze Ndigbo has disowned the Okechukwu Isiguzoro led Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council.
CHAN Eagles striker, Ibrahim Sunusi has stated that the return leg of their African Nations Championship qualifier against Togo in Lagos will make a fascinating start if they are able to score an early goal today.

Ibrahim Sunusi: CHAN Eagles need early goal to boost confidence

CHAN Eagles striker Ibrahim Sunusi has stated that the return leg of their African Nations Championship qualifier against Togo in Lagos will make a fascinating start if they are able to score an early goal today.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo, apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, says there is no future for Nigeria except the country is restructured.

Ohanaeze: The future of Nigeria is bleak

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, says there is no future for Nigeria except the country is restructured.
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Ohanaeze describes federal government’s withdrawal of gun licences as ominous cloud

Ohanaeze Ndigbo has bemoaned the recent presidential order banning ownership of guns in the country, saying it was sign that ominous cloud was gathering in the country.
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Ohaneze lauds UNN on invention

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has congratulated the management of the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), under the leadership of Professor Benjamin Ozumba on the remarkable breakthrough in the field of Science leading to the successful invention and inauguration of a 100KVA Refuse Driven Fuel (RDF) gasification plant for its Nsukka campus.
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Nnia Nwodo: Governor Obiano called me an idiot over Ohanaeze’s endorsement of Atiku Abubakar

The endorsement of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), by Ohaneze Ndigbo has set Willie Obiano, governor of Anambra state, against Nnia Nwodo, president-general of the socio-cultural organisation.
A former vice-president and People’s Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has described the ruling All Progressives Congress as an evil party that is determined to sink Nigeria.

Election: Atiku Abubakar’s endorsement splits Ohaneze Ndigbo

Chieftains of Ohaneze Ndigbo are split over the purported endorsement of the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, by the organisation.

Ohanaeze denies sabotaging President Buhari’s campaign

Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation Ohanaeze Ndigbo has said that it fixed its “imeobi” meeting at Enugu today, oblivious of the fact that President Muhammadu Buhari, would visit the south east geopolitical zone for his re-election campaign.
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Ohanaeze: Unity, development of South East rest on restructuring

The apex Igbo social organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, yesterday declared that restructuring the country will bring unity and development in the South East region.
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Ohanaeze asks Ndigbo to caution IPOB

The Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has asked Ndigbo to call the pro-Biafra agitators, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to order over their incessant attacks on the organisation at slightest opportunity.

Ohanaeze Ndigbo condemns Plateau massacre

The Igbo apex socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has condemned the continuous massacre of innocent Nigerians in the Middle Belt part of the country, describing the comparison by President Muhammad Buhari of killings in Plateau state to those of Zamfara State as most unfortunate.

Ohanaeze: Nigeria gradually receding into authoritarianism

The National Executive Council, NEC, of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, yesterday, accused the Federal Government of “receding into an authoritarian regime” as it now picks outspoken Nigerians and detains them without trial.

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Moscow calls U.S. sanctions ‘anti-Russian lunge’

Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said late on Tuesday that new sanctions imposed by the United States were evidence of a “hostile anti-Russian lunge” and said it would retaliate to what it described as another blow to U.S.-Russia ties.

Nigerian government approves establishment of SIM swap centres, extension of enrolment licence tenure

Key stakeholders who joined Pantami at the meeting included the EVC/CEO of the Nigerian Communications Commission, DG/CEO of the National Identity Management Commission, DG/CEO of the National Information Technology Development Agency, Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service and Chairman of the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has demanded a public apology from Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe over his negative utterances against Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi.

Senator Abaribe: I was made to swear on oath by Orji Kalu’s brother

The Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe, said he was taken to a shrine to swear an oath of loyalty 24 hours before his inauguration as Deputy Governor in 1999.
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Kano governor approves recruitment of 500 doctors, pharmacists, others

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Tuesday approved the recruitment of 500 doctors, pharmacists, laboratory scientists and other allied health workers.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has expressed deep sadness over the deaths of his Special Adviser on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr. Jerome Torshimbe, and his Personal Assistant on Special Duties, Mr. Famous Adejo.

Benue governor: Terkula Suswam’s killers will be punished

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has vowed that the killers of Chief Terkura Suswam, elder brother to the Senator representing Benue North East, Senator Gabriel Suswam will be apprehended and brought to justice.

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NYSC denies paying bandits with corps members’ salary

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has told corps members to disregard reports that their February salaries won't be paid until the end of March.
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Zamfara governor: Abducted schoolgirls released by kidnappers

An armed gang abducted 317 girls from the Government Girls Science Secondary (GGSS) School in the town of Jangebe at around 1 a.m. on Friday. The governor’s tweets did not state how many girls had been released, but carried images of girls wearing Muslim veils.
Ivory Coast security forces have seized just over 1 tonne of cocaine in a night operation in a northern district of the commercial capital Abidjan, the West African nation’s gendarmerie said on Thursday.

Ivory Coast gendarmes seize record haul of cocaine

Ivory Coast security forces have seized just over 1 tonne of cocaine in a night operation in a northern district of the commercial capital Abidjan, the West African nation’s gendarmerie said on Thursday.
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DHQ warns against obstructing vehicles conveying food from north to south

The defence headquarters has warned individuals who obstruct the movement of goods from one part of the country to the other to desist from such acts or face the wrath of the law.