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Sources have revealed that South-east governors and some Igbo leaders are afraid of travelling abroad, owing to the threat issued by the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.
The President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, John Nnia Nwodo, has said that no amount of insultive, provocative and incendiary speeches can get the Igbos Biafra or Restructuring.
The Chairman of House Committee on Aviation Hon. Nnolim Nnaji has expressed concern over the planned closure of Enugu Airport noting that it would have adverse effect on the socio economy of the South East.
South-east governors have issued a stern warning to Nnamdi Kanu, self-exiled leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), over his threats to attack them and other South-east leaders who travel abroad.
Governors in Nigeria’s south east have written to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to delay the closure of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, and act against insecurity in the region.
Southeast Governors’ Forum on Tuesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to defer the closure of Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu to end of October 2019.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested 42 highway extortionists, made up of 37 officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and their accomplices.
The National Association of Igbo Youths (NAIY) has condemned the attack on the former Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, by some members of the outlawed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) in Nuremberg, Germany.
The Nigerian Embassy in Germany has said the attackers of Ike Ekweremadu, former Deputy Senate President, will be prosecuted under German laws, which stipulate fine or imprisonment of up to 10 years for physical assaults, depending on the gravity.
Former deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, has advised South East leaders to feel free to travel abroad, saying his attack on Saturday by members of the outlawed IPOB did not represent the behaviour of the larger Igbo people in the diaspora.
Former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, Monday said that members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, who attacked him weekend in Nuremberg, Germany, were under the influence of alcohol and drugs.
The member representing Udi/Ezeagu Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Rep Dennis Oguerinwa Amadi, has condemned the attack on the former deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, by a mob that identified themselves as members of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, at Nuremberg, Germany.
The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), South-East zone says it will extend the shutdown of cattle markets and settlement in other states in the zone in the bid to purge itself of the violent elements.
The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has blamed the Peoples Democratic Party PDP for being vicariously responsible for the attack on a former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, by members of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB in Germany.
Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Sule has signed about four hundred Certificates of Occupancy since assumption of office on May 29th.
The Action Alliance in Kogi State on Saturday unanimously adopted a United States-based medical practitioner, Samuel Audu Alfa as its candidate in the November 16th governorship election.
French President Emmanuel Macron hosted his US counterpart Donald Trump for a previously unscheduled lunch Saturday ahead of the official opening of the G7 summit in southwest France.
At the 2-day presidential retreat that preceded the inauguration of new ministers, President Muhammadu Buhari apprised the appointees on the enormity of the tasks ahead.
Vincent Kompany faces weeks on the sidelines after suffering another hamstring injury as his Anderlecht team lost again to continue their winless start to his managerial debut, according to reports.
The Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps in Cross River, Mr. Eddy Megwa, has appealed to the state government to assist the scheme in the renovation of its permanent orientation camp in Obubura.
Nigeria U17 World Cup-winning defender Lukman Zakari joined La Liga side Real Betis from FS Metta of Latvia on a three-year deal.
Chairman Senate Committee on Local Content, Senator Teslim Folarin, has said the committee will ensure that every multinational company in Nigeria complies with 30 per cent involvement of Nigerians in the top management positions.
A Nigerian man has been sentenced to four years in prison for defrauding the United States government up to $8.3 million Medicare charges.
A young woman, whose identity is unknown has been discovered dead three days after she was allegedly gang-raped by some men in a hotel room in the Amukpe community, in the Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State.