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Anambra State government yesterday paid tribute to the late Chief Victor Ikwuemesi, founder of Sosoliso Airlines, who died in London on Tuesday from COVID 19 pandemic.

Anambra mourns Sosoliso chief who died of coronavirus

Anambra State government yesterday paid tribute to the late Chief Victor Ikwuemesi, founder of Sosoliso Airlines, who died in London on Tuesday from COVID 19 pandemic.
Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

Senator Lawan: Nigeria needs proper planning to overcome development challenges

President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, has said that for the six geo-political zones in the country to surmount developmental and infrastructural challenges, the Federal Government must follow thorough with National Planning to address issues of deficits.

SMBLF: Nigeria under worse power play than civil war era

Southern and Middle-Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) said the country is today sadly under “worse irresponsibility of power” than it was 50 years ago when the first civil war broke out.

Arewa CF to Igbo: Pick Biafra or 2023 Presidency

Nigeria’s Igbo ethnic group in the five states constituting the South East zone, has been asked to make a choice between having Biafra Republic or Nigerian presidency in 2023.
Malam Ismaila Isa Funtua

Isa Funtua: Why Igbos, Alex Ekwueme lost Presidency in 1999, will lose again in...

Malam Ismaila Isa Funtua, the Life Patron of the Newspapers Proprietors Association of Nigerian (NPAN), a politician, businessman and a close associate of President Muhammadu Buhari, says the Igbos and deceased former Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, lost the presidency in 1999 because the late politician refused to play politics of inclusiveness, saying the Igbos are doing the same thing today.

2023 Igbo presidency not only feasible but imperative for national survival – ex-NBA chief

Clifford Iloegbune Okoye, a former Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) chairman, Aguata chapter in Anambra State, has said that the much agitated 2023 Igbo presidency is not only feasible but imperative for the survival of a nation called Nigeria.

Igbo group blames Southeast governors on underdevelopment of zone

A Socio-cultural group, Ndigbo Unity Forum (NUF) has blamed the South-East Governors over underdevelopment and marginalisation of the zone and wondered where they channeled the Federal allocations meant for the zone in the past 20 years of democratic dispensation.
The Nigerian Police have justified its action of firing teargas at #RevolutionNow protesters, noting that their gathering was unlawful.

Video: Police justify firing canisters at #RevolutionNow protesters

The Nigerian Police have justified its action of firing teargas at #RevolutionNow protesters, noting that their gathering was unlawful.
Gibril Ibrahim

Sudan opposition skeptical about power-sharing deal

After weeks of protests following the overthrow of long serving leader, Omar al-Bashir, military rulers finally inked the long-awaited deal.

Senator Lokpobiri: Bayelsa Assembly leadership unequal, unfair

The governorship campaign outfit of the immediate past Minister of State for Agriculture, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, on Friday faulted the composition of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly leadership describing it as unequal and unfair.
Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Provence, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma

Archbishop Chukwuma: Inactive Eastern railway part of marginalization

Archbishop Emmanuel Chukwuma of Enugu Anglican Ecclesiastical province has described the non functional Eastern railway as part of marginalization of the people of Eastern Nigeria Region.

NLC: 818 million women suffering from gender based violence globally

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said that about 818 million women are suffering from one form of violence and intimidation across the globe.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Elections: ACF urges Atiku Abubakar to concede defeat

The South South chapter of Arewa Consultative Forum, has appealed to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar to concede defeat and “leave everything in the hands of God.”
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

South East town unions endorse Atiku Abubakar

Ahead of the February 16 presidential election, the Association of South East Town Unions (ASETU) at the weekend endorsed Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and his running mate, Peter Obi, as their choice for the country’s top two political offices.
Magnus Abe

NDDC Board dissolution: Senator Abe blames Rotimi Amaechi for Derek Mene’s sack

The Senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Abe, has insisted that the struggle to enthrone equal rights and justice among members of the APC in Rivers State will continue no matter the threat and intimidation.
Senator Shehu Sani (APC-Kaduna)

Senator Shehu Sani charges journalists on morality, integrity

Sen. Shehu Sani, the Senator representing Kaduna Central in the National Assembly, on Saturday urged journalists in the country to maintain utmost morality and integrity in the discharge of their duties.

Senator Nwobodo: Why I left APC

Chief Jim Nwobodo, former Governor of old Anambra State says he left the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to toe the line already taken by Ohaneze Ndigbo.
Senator Shehu Sani representing Kaduna Central in the National Assembly

Shehu Sani lists reasons North is extremely poor

In a post on his Facebook page, he also stated that abandoning the moral and ethical standards and economic vision and legacies of Ahmadu Bello were part of many other reasons the region was poor.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari3

Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.