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An Enugu-based Prophet, Anthony Nwoko, has claimed that the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, collected money from Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on the eve of the presidential election.
The leadership of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) at the weekend accused President Muhammadu Buhari of securing power in the just-concluded Presidential election in the country through dubious and corrupt means.
The Bayelsa Chapters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC) have bickered on recent comments of Chief Edwin Clark’s group on the outcome of the 2019 General Elections.
Emeka Ojukwu Jnr, son of the late Igbo leader, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to be magnanimous in victory and appoint Igbos in strategic positions during his second term.
Three female Nigerian authors, Oyinkan Braithwaite, Emezi Akwaeke and Diana Evans have been nominated for the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction.
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Mr. Olusola Sanwo-Olu, has advised the residents of the state to desist from fanning the embers of disunity along tribal lines in the name of politics.
President of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) Worldwide (the OPC faction of late Dr. Fedrick Faseun), Prince Osibote Oodua, has assured all Igbos living in the South West of safety before, during and after the forthcoming general elections slated for Saturday, 9th March.
The Women’s Award for Fiction, one of the UK’s most prestigious literary prizes, has nominated two Nigerian authors alongside 14 others in its 16-book longlist.
A pro-Buhari group, the Presidential Support Committee (PSC), Southeast Zone, has handed a 48-hour ultimatum to the Adams Oshiomhole-led National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to rescind the suspension of Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, from the party.
Former Speaker of the Abia State House of Assembly, Chief Agwu Agwu, yesterday, said President Muhammadu Buhari scored more votes in the South-East because the people of the zone voted to win his support for a president of Igbo extraction in 2023.
The Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria (TAN) has endorsed the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, for the Lagos State Gubernatorial elections.
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said that it won’t be bothered about who becomes the president of Nigeria from May 29, 2019, but its focus is on Biafra restoration.
Presidential Support Committee, South East chapter, has expressed happiness over the election of former governor of Abia state Dr Orji Uzor-Kalu and Imo state governor Owelle Rochas Okorocha into the upper chamber of the National Assembly.
The traditional ruler of Ihim autonomous community in Isiala Mbano local government area, Imo state, Eze Oliver Ohanwe, Sunday called on the Igbo political leaders to brace up for 2023 presidency.
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has hailed the people of Ondo State for their exemplary conduct during the last presidential and national assembly elections.
Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has said he supported the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari because he foresaw his victory for a second term in office.
Ahead of the March 9 Governorship and State Houses of Assembly election on March 9 2019, a community leader, Chief Desmond Duru, has cautioned Igbo community resident in Lagos State to be civil in their conduct.
The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has vowed to reclaim his stolen mandate.
The Chief Medical Director (CMD), University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Prof. Thomas Agan, has described as ‘unnecessary’ the strike action embarked upon by resident doctors in the hospital.
A team of operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, led by the Uyo Zonal Head, Mr. Abdulkarim Chukkol, has arrested 12 crew members and illegally bunkered diesel, (Automotive Gas Oil AGO), which were arrested by the Nigerian Navy.
The UN Information Centre (UNIC), Lagos on Wednesday enjoined Nigerians to imbibe the culture of always making themselves and others around them happy, no matter the situation.
Twenty political parties on Wednesday called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to withhold the Certificate of Return of the Imo state governor-elect Emeka Ihedioha.
Nemanja Matic has backed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to get Manchester United back on track after consecutive defeats and wants the crowd favourite to remain as manager for the long term.
The Lagos State University (LASU) on Monday said there was no iota of truth in the rumour being circulated that it planned to increase its tuition soon.
Hoffenheim have announced that Alfred Schreuder will take over as head coach from the start of next season.
The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) has commended the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) for its continuous support of its member states in Africa.
Lobi Stars were knocked out of the CAF Champions League on Saturday despite recording a 2-0 win against Ivorien club ASEC Mimosas at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium.