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An Ohaneze Ndigbo chieftain and former Governor of Anambra’ State, Chukwuemeka Ezeife has said that only Igbo can derail the Presidential dream of the Southeast in 2023. He noted that God has endorsed the plan and it enjoys support from other regions in the country.
The World Igbo Congress has rejected the security outfit codenamed Ebubeagu which was recently set up by governors of the South-East region.
Ahead of 2023 general and presidential elections, former Federal Commissioner for Information and South-South Leader, Chief Edwin Clark, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s successor should come from the South-East geo-Political zone of the country.
Obafemi Hamzat, deputy governor of Lagos state, says tribalism has contributed to the state of insecurity in the nation.
Ahead of 2023 general elections, former Federal Commissioner for Information and South-South Leader, Chief Edwin Clark has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s successor should come from the South East geo-political zone of the country.
Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has stressed that the people of the South-east need to stay in the North and other parts of Nigeria to do business so that they can maintain their financial strength.
Prices of cement has increased by 67 per cent in the South East states of Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo, newsmen report.
Igbo Youths For Equity, a coalition of Igbo youth groups, has condemned Tuesday’s arrest of former Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Ahead of the 2023 presidential election, a northern pressure group, Arewa Progressive Front, has endorsed foremost philanthropist and former governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha.
For the first since its take-off last year, the $2.8 billion Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline project received a boost at the weekend when a Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC)-operated train delivered 96 pipes from Warri, Delta State to Itakpe in Kogi State.
An aspirant in the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) for the November 6 governorship election in Anambra State, Nze Akachukwu Nwankpo, has explained why he chose to run for the poll on the party’s platform.
The Head of Agriculture Division, ECOWAS Commission, Abuja, Mr Ernest Aubee, has said that Nigeria was leading in the promotion of Organic Agriculture in the West Africa region.
As more youths take to smoking cigarettes, a Civil Society Organisation, CSO, Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa, CAPPA, Thursday, demanded total ban on smoking in Nollywood movies as they, directly and indirectly, advertise products of tobacco companies.
The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council, OYC, has hit Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, accusing him of engaging in actions that would truncate the quest for a Nigerian president of Igbo extraction.
The group, in a statement by its Executive Secretary, Aku Eze, lamented that the region in recent months had witnessed a spate of mass slaughter of people, murder of security personnel, banditry, jail breaks, forced occupation of farmlands and rape of women.
Ex-Kannywood actress Ummi Ibrahim, popularly known as Ummi Zee Zee, has finally broken the silence on her recent decision to commit suicide due to depression.
Since the country returned to civilian rule on May, 29,1999, Ebonyi state has remained under the rule of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) until the incumbent governor, David Umahi, defected from the PDP to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2020.
Hausa community in Imo State has called for calmness as 4 northerners yesterday were killed by unknown gunmen at Umuaka in Orlu Local Government Area of the State.
The Bishop, Methodist Church Nigeria, Onitsha Diocese, Rt Rev Livinus Onugha, has urged the Igbo to remove their minds from electing a Nigerian president of Igbo extraction in 2023 ‘because the possibility is not there.’
The apex Igbo Socio-Cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has decried the killing of scores of Igbo in Ebonyi State by herdsmen, warning that the ethnic nationality would not tolerate unjust killing of her people.
A civil society organisation, Concerned Nigerians, has asked the Department of State Service to invite the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, for questioning.
Veteran juju musician and national award recipient, Ebenezer Obey-Fabiyi, has revealed that his mother never believed he could become successful through music.
In light of the recent announcements surrounding the formation of the European Super League, the footballing world has gone into an absolute frenzy. With fans, clubs and domestic football associations all being divided and united on various fronts, there is pure chaos everywhere.
The project has strong financial backing, including American investment funds such as JP Morgan. Their good relationship with American club owners in Europe were critical in making it what it is, especially with Malcolm Glazer of Manchester United and John Henry of Liverpool.
Spain's LaLiga have reacted this morning to news that 12 clubs are seeking to break away and form their own Super League.
Chris Smalling has thanked well wishers and urged those who robbed him at gunpoint to “find a more meaningful way to live their lives”.
Ahead of their FA Cup semifinal, Tuchel says while there is a huge gap between the two sides at present, Chelsea will do all they can to make sure they are fighting for the title next season.
The Kremlin unveiled its retaliatory measures to the U.S ambassador to Moscow on Friday, denouncing Washington’s latest round of sanctions as “unacceptable” even as it left the door open to dialogue.
Ekiti State Command Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Sunday Abutu, who confirmed the incident said, six corpses have been recovered and deposited at the morgue after the clash which occurred in the early hours of today.
The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) says it will hold a nationwide peaceful protest on April 19 to further press home its demand for financial autonomy for the judiciary.