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Kano Hisbah confiscates seven trucks of alcoholic drinks

The Kano State Hisbah Board has confiscated seven trucks loaded with various bottles of alcoholic drinks in an organised operation at Igbo/Hausa Road in Sabon Gari town.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

NAF chief establishes military university in Bauchi

The decision of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, and the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, to situate the Nigerian Army University and Nigerian Air Force University in their respective hometowns has become a topic of debate.

2023: Northern leaders’re not God – Maxi Ukuta

Second Republic politician and former commissioner in old Anambra State, Chief Maxi Ukuta, has picked holes in comments of some northern leaders including Professor Ango Abdullahi that the presidency would remain in the North after President Muhammadu Buhari’s tenure.
The protagonist of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, says that the on – going struggle for an independent Biafra is legitimate and necessary.

MASSOB: Federal government behind plan to probe Air Peace boss

The Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has accused the Federal Government of Nigeria of being behind the plan to probe Air Peace Chief Executive, Allen Onyema, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
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Ohanaeze speaks on allegations against Air Peace chief

Igbo lobby organisation Ohanaeze Ndigbo has weighed in on the criminal indictment of Nigerian businessman and Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace Airlines, Allen Onyema, by the US Department of Justice.

Money laundering: We wish you well – Ohanaeze tells Air Peace chief

Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has added voice to the ongoing travail of the Chairman of Air Peace airline, Mr Allen Onyema.

IPOB: Nnamdi Kanu will attend mother’s funeral

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has reassured supporters that he would be attending his mother’s funeral in South East Nigeria.

Bayelsa election: PDP may soon witness mass defection – Chekwas Okorie

Chief Chekwe Okorie, the National Chairman of the United Progressive Party (UPP) has declared that the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was disintegrating gradually, predicting that in no distant time, the party may witness massive defection of its leaders and stakeholders to the governing All Progressives Congress (APC).
The running mate to Governor Yahaya Bello in the November 16 governorship election for Kogi State, Edward Onoja, will be sworn in on Saturday as the new Deputy Governor of the state.

Kogi elections: Igbos congratulate Governor Yahaya Bello, say victory well deserved

The Igbo community in Kogi State has congratulated Governor Yahaya Bello for his victory at the Saturday, November 16 gubernatorial election, saying his re-election is well deserved.

Charles Idahosa: Igbos will vote for Atiku Abubakar again in 2023

Chief Charles Idahosa, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said the Igbos cannot achieve presidency in 2023 because his party lacked presence in any of the five states in the South-East.

Bayelsa/Kogi guber: Ohanaeze tells Igbo to vote their conscience

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, has on Tuesday advised Igbo residing in Bayelsa and Kogi states, respectively to vote their conscience.

Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu: Ndigbo don’t hate President Buhari, they want equity

Elder statesman, Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, has said that the Igbo nation does not hate President Muhammadu Buhari as portrayed but merely seek to be treated fairly in the country they call their own.
Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charlyboy

CharlyBoy: North not ready to vacate power in 2023

The Co-convener of Our Mumu Don Don Movement, Charles Oputa, popularly known as CharlyBoy, has claimed that the Northern extraction will not vacate power after President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term in 2023.

Chukwuemeka Ezeife: Count Igbo out of Nigeria if denied chance to produce president in...

Former Governor of Anambra State, Chukwuemeka Ezeife, has threatened to back any option taken by Igbo people in 2023, including pulling out of Nigeria if they are denied the chance to produce Nigerian president in 2023.

Cleric advises Nnamdi Kanu not to return for mother’s burial

Udeh, General Overseer, Mount Zion Faith Global Liberation Ministries Inc. ak.a ‘By Fire By Fire’, told newsmen on Wednesday that he also saw in the spiritual realm where plans were being made to lure Kanu back to Nigeria through diverse means by those he called his pursuers, to send him back to prison.

General Gowon: I never believed military coup was possible in Nigeria

Nigeria’s second military ruler, Yakubu Gowon, says he did not believe a military coup could take place in Nigeria until the first one on January 15, 1966.
Genevieve Nnaji in the Nigerian film “Lionheart.”(Netflix)

Oscars disqualify Nigerian film ‘Lion Heart’ over English dialogue

The Oscars Award Academy has disqualified Nigeria’s ‘Lionheart’ from the Oscar race in the Best International Feature Film category.
Genevieve Nnaji in the Nigerian film “Lionheart.”(Netflix)

Genevieve Nnaji reacts as Oscar disqualifies ‘Lionheart’

The Oscar Academy has disqualified Nigeria’s “Lionheart” from the race in the Best International Feature Film category

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Price of Bonny Light hits $65.47 per barrel

The price of Bonny Light, Nigeria’s premium oil grade, has risen from $63.00 to $65.47 per barrel as the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, cuts output by 500,000 barrels per day, bpd.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Court orders final forfeiture of hospital facility owned by Imo APC Reps member

A Federal High Court sitting in Owerri, the Imo State capital has ordered the final forfeiture of a multi-million-naira hospital facility allegedly belonging to the House of Representatives member representing Ideato North and South Federal constituency, Pascal Obi.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for the arrest and subsequent trial of operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and other security officials involved in the invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja.

NHRC calls for arrest, trial of security operatives involved in ‘court invasion’

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for the arrest and subsequent trial of operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and other security officials involved in the invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja.

US Supreme Court blocks plans to bring back federal death penalty

The highest court in the U.S. blocked plans to bring back the death penalty on a federal level on Friday, days before a planned execution.
A woman in northern India who was on her way to a court hearing of a rape case she had filed months ago was set on fire Thursday morning by five men.

Indian gang rape victim set on fire on way to court, dies

A woman in northern India who was on her way to a court hearing of a rape case she had filed months ago was set on fire Thursday morning by five men.