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Lawyers, social critics, Aba residents and civil society groups on Thursday lauded the 12-year prison sentence handed down to ex-Governor Orji Kalu of Abia by a Federal High Court in Lagos.

Group warns Arewa, Ohanaeze Youth to stop meddling in politics of Abia North

A coalition of Abia North Community Youths Organizations, (ANCYO), has warned the Ohanaeze Youths Council (OYC) and the Arewa Youths Consultative Forum, (AYCF) to steer clear of the politics of Abia North or be prepared for a showdown.
Igbo Presidency project in exchange for Ruga settlements is not only a huge joke but total fallacy, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro President-General Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has said.

Ohanaeze tells Miyetti Allah to enlist members in military to fight insurgency

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, has advised the leadership of Miyetti Allah to use the opportunity of Nigerian Army recruitment exercise to enlist its members in the army instead of threating to establish their own security outfit across the country.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor challenges lawmakers on state policing

Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi state has challenged lawmakers to take advantage of the process to review the nation’s constitution and push for state police.

Ebonyi governor proposes state policing as solution to insecurity

Ebonyi state governor Dave Umahi has proposed state police as the way forward to tackle the problems of security in the nation.

Afe Babalola: Oil discovery in North will aid restructuring

The founder of the Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Aare Afe Babalola (SAN), has said the news of crude oil discovery in the North gladdens his heart, because such a discovery will hasten the restructuring of the country.

ADF rejects community policing plan for South-East

The Alaigbo Development Foundation (ADF) has rejected a community policing proposal for the South-East region.
Igbo Presidency project in exchange for Ruga settlements is not only a huge joke but total fallacy, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro President-General Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has said.

Ohanaeze Youths: Aggrieved Igbo leaders working to discredit President Buhari’s anti-corruption crusade

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, OYC, says it has uncovered plot by some Igbo leaders and cabal to instigate Igbos and Nigerians in general against President Muhammadu Buhari’s war against corruption.

Igbo groups laud Ohanaeze’s position on insecurity

Two Igbo groups, Igbo Peoples Congress (IPC) and Igbo Aborigenes (IA), have lauded the leadership of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, for their reassuring resolutions at its last Sunday’s Imeobi meeting at Enugu, where it resolved to invoke the Igbo ingenuity in self-defence against any security threat.

Insecurity: Ndigbo‘ll henceforth embark on self defence – Ohanaeze

Ohanaeze Ndigbo has warned that owing to the escalated insecurity situation in Nigeria, the Igbo will henceforth embark on self defence.

2023: Niger Delta groups declare support for Igbo presidency

Five Niger Delta pressure groups have insisted that the 2023 Nigerian presidency should be reserved for the Igbo or the Niger-Delta would complete its truncated two tenures in 2023.
Nnia Nwodo

Imo guber: Ohanaeze disowns Uche Okwukwu

Ohanaeze Ndigbo has disowned reports credited to its suspended National Secretary, Bar Uche Okwukwu, noting that it has no opinion on the ranging controversy over Supreme Court judgment on the 2019 governorship election in Imo state.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia and Anambra on Sunday marched round the major streets of Umuahia and Awka capital cities to protest against the Supreme Court’s judgment that sacked Chief Emeka Ihedioha as governor of Imo.

Ohanaeze asks Imo to accept Supreme Court verdict

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo on Monday called on the people of Imo State to accept in good faith the Supreme Court judgment that removed Emeka Ihedioha and brought in Hope Uzodinma as the governor of the state.
The inauguration of the much-talked about South West security outfit, Operation Amotekun, is about to begin at the Oyo State Governor’s Office, State Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan.

Amotekun: South-West governors must join hands with other govs to press for state police...

Patron of Yoruba Community in Benue State and Chairman, Tito Group of Companies, Asiwaju Isaac Akinkunmi, has called on South-West governors to join forces with other governors from other regions who are facing common security challenges for a federal constitutional amendment that would allow for the creation of state police forces.
Nnia Nwodo

Ohanaeze: South-East travellers forced to pay illegal taxes with ATM cards on highway

President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, has alleged that illegal tax was being collected from South-East travellers through Point of Sale Machine on the highways.
Nnia Nwodo

Amotekun will clear existing threats in SouthWest – Ohanaeze chief

President Ohaneze Nd’Igbo, John Nwodo, has commended the South-West governors for initiating and implementing the take-off of Amotekun in Southwest Nigeria.
Igbo Presidency project in exchange for Ruga settlements is not only a huge joke but total fallacy, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro President-General Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has said.

Ohanaeze youths petition NAFDAC over boy’s death

The leadership of the apex socio-cultural youth organisation in Igboland, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, on Friday, petitioned the Federal Ministry of Health, the Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, and the National Foods, Drug Administration and Control, over the death of a five-year-old pupil, Jerome Nwome.
Eze Israel Kanu

MASSOB asks South East governors to give Nnamdi Kanu’s parents state burial

Leader of the Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign States of Biafra (MASSOB), Uchenna Madu, has urged South East governors and other Igbo leaders to rally and give a befitting state burial to the deceased parents of Nnamdi Kanu.
Nnia Nwodo

Ohanaeze faults federal government’s free visa migration policy, says insecurity will worsen

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has cautioned the Federal Government against plans to throw open Nigeria’s borders open to immigrants without visas.

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