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A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Johnbosco Onunkwo, stated this in Awka on Monday during the summit of Ohanaeze Youth Wing Worldwide with the theme “The Fate of Igbo Youths in Present Nigeria”.
The Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators (ICMC Nigeria) has said that the only solution to the farmers and Fulani herdsmen clashes in some communities in Nigeria is dialogue and alternative dispute resolution.
Nigeria’s former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has attacked the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Most Revd. Matthew Hassan Kukah, for comparing the situation of the Fulani in the South today to a situation of the Igbo in the north in 1966.
Google on Sunday celebrated Nigerian novelist, Buchi Emecheta, with its Doodle on what would have been her 75th birthday.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje alongside Igbo leaders from Kano has rejected calls from some notable Northern political leaders that all Fulani herdsmen living in the Southern part of the country should relocate to the North the idea, describing it as divisive and retrogressive.
Ex-Niger Delta militant leader Asari Dokubo has called on South-South and South-Easterners to return home following threats from Coalition of Northern Groups, asking the herdsmen in South-South to also leave the zone.
Mr Solomon Ogbonna, the President, Ohaneze Ndi Igbo, Lagos chapter, on Thursday said encouraging individuals to speak the three major indigenous languages would end tribal conflict in Nigeria.
The Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, is collaborating with The Kingdom of Netherlands to ensure women’s access to, use of and control over land and other productive resources in the region.
Several studies have shown that there is a rise in cases of diabetes in the country with the attendant complications, including kidney damage, limb amputation, irreversible blindness, erectile dysfunction, hypertension to mention but a few.
Nzuko Umunna, an Igbo think-thank that partners stakeholders for development, has warned Nigeria to arrest the present drift to lawlessness, which it said if not checked could make the country witness worst war and genocide stories that were experienced by Rwanda and Burundi in 1994.
The Ohaneze Ndigbo has sympathised with Reuben Fasoranti over the murder of his daughter, Funke Olakunrin.
A coalition of pro-Biafra groups namely Biafra Independence Organization (BIO) Igbo Revolutionary Movement (IRM) Eastern Peoples Renewal (EPR) Biafra Clergy Network (BCM) and others has united against the Federal government’s proposed Ruga settlement for Fulani herdsmen in Igbo land.
Reacting to Buhari’s reappointment of Abba Kyari as his Chief of Staff and Boss Mustapha as Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Isiguzoro urged people of the South-East to rise up above sentiments and embrace the choice of appointments by the president.
Worried by the alleged marginalisation of Igbos in political appointments by the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government of President Muhammadu Buhari, Eric Ebeh, the Deputy National Treasurer, Ohanaeze Ndi-Igbo, has appealed to Igbo to join all the political parties en-masse in the country.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Organising Secretary, Emma Ibediro, has warned the South East geopolitical zone that there will be no automatic presidential ticket in 2023 for them, insisting that Igbo presidency is not a right.
Condemnation on Sunday continued to trail the ultimatum severed by a Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) on the Federal Government to reverse itself on the suspension of the implantation of the controversial Ruga policy.
The Emir of Kano, His Highness, Muhammad Sanusi II, on Sunday, declared that there is nothing like non-indigeneship in Kano, insisting that everybody residing in the ancient commercial city remain a bonafide indigene irrespective of ethnic, cultural and religious background.
National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.
One of the 13 suspects, Ibrahim Abdullahi, who abducted the traditional head of Daura, Magajin Daura, Alhaji Musa Umar, has disclosed that they were trained in Libya, adding that they demanded $30 million ransom for his release.
While Newcastle reportedly prepare to make Steve Bruce their next manager, the Magpies will try to wrap up their first purchase of the summer window.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a petition to Mrs. Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor, International Criminal Court (ICC), urging her to use her “good offices to investigate whether the problem of out-of-school children in Nigeria, and the failure of the Nigerian authorities over the years to address it amount to violence against children and crimes against humanity within the jurisdiction of the ICC.”
Super Eagles’ midfielder Alex Iwobi has hailed the Super Eagles’ third place finish at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), saying it was a great achievement for a young team.Guinea, Burundi
Rivers State Deputy Governor Dr. Ipalibo Harry Banigo, has reiterated the State Government’s determination to totally terminate terror attacks on the state’s marine corridor.