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Onitsha inferno: Ohanaeze chief laments absence of fire fighters, works ministry

President General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, has expressed disappointment over negligence of fire fighters at the Ochanja market in Onitsha, Anambra state during the fire explosion that engulfed the market.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has notified airlines, passengers and all other stakeholders that the runway at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu will be closed for major repairs.

President Buhari approves N10 billion intervention fund for Enugu airport

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the sum of N10billion as an intervention fund for the upgrade of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

South-East governors, leaders to meet President Buhari over Enugu airport, deplorable roads

South East Governors and leaders of the region are expected to meet with President Muhammad Buhari in Abuja this week.

PFN asks South-East governors to tackle insecurity

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, on Sunday, charged the five South-East governors to take measures to ensure that adequate security was provided for the people of the zone.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has notified airlines, passengers and all other stakeholders that the runway at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu will be closed for major repairs.

FAAN begins rehabilitation of Enugu airport runway

The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has commenced the rehabilitation of the runway at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor sacks chief press secretary

David Umahi, Ebonyi State governor, on Tuesday sacked his Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Mr. Emmanuel Uzor.
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday, said it is not interested in either the gains or the losses associated with RUGA settlement being planned by the Federal Government, but only in achieving the sovereign state of Biafra.

2023 Igbo presidency will end IPOB activities – Ohanaeze youths

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, has assured Nigerians that the activities of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, would come to an end, if the country adopts an Igbo presidency come 2023.

South-east governors afraid of travelling abroad over Nnamdi Kanu’s threat

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.
Nnia Nwodo

No amount of insultive, incendiary speeches can get us Biafra – Ohanaeze chief

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.

We won’t tolerate intimidation of Igbo leaders – UK group

Still on the incident in Germany involving Sen Ike Ekweremadu and IPOB members, a Pro-Umahi group in the United Kingdom (UK), Divine Mandate International (DMI), says it won’t tolerate any act of intimidation on Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State or any other Igbo leaders by the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in the UK.

South-east governors dare Nnamdi Kanu over attack threats

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.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

Southeast governors write President Buhari over airport, herdsmen

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.
Dave Umahi

Southeast governors write President Buhari over Enugu airport closure, herdsmen

Southeast Governors’ Forum on Tuesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to defer the closure of Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu to end of October 2019.

Ruga: Jubril ploting to intimidate South East PDP governors – Ohanaeze

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has said that the Peoples Democratic Party PDP Bot chairman, Senator Walil Jubril, is ‘plotting to use his position in PDP as BOT chair to intimidate and harass PDP Governors in the Southern Nigeria to adopt Ruga Settlements in the South.’

Nnamdi Kanu: There’ll be fire if Miyetti Allah ventures into Igboland

The leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has described as shameful and shocking the demand of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) to be allowed to establish vigilante group in Igboland, saying that will amount to a robber issuing notice of attack and one keeping quiet.

Governor Umahi: South East governors had no deal with President Buhari on election

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has debunked the insinuation that South East Governors influence results to help President Muhammadu Buhari achieve 25 per cent of votes in states in the zone.

Atiku’s endorsement: Nnia Nwodo rigged Ohaneze constitution – Osita Okechukwu

The Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON) and chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Osita Okechukwu, on Sunday accused the President General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, John Nnia Nwodo (jnr.) of rigging the constitution of Ohaneze in his purported endorsement of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and running mate, Mr. Peter Obi.

IPOB alleges arrest of members by military

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has cried out in condemnation of what it described as unprovoked military siege in the South East under the guise of Operation Python Dance III.

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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has directed public primary and secondary schools submerged by flood in the state to proceed on three weeks’ holiday from Monday.

Ondo denies unconditional release of monarch from prison

Ondo State Government has denied a report that the embattled monarch of Ayetoro town in Ilaje Local Government of the state, Olorunmbe Ojagbohunmi, had been released from the prison unconditionally.
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EFCC chief laments widening corrupt practices in Nigeria

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, Tuesday lamented the widening scourge of corrupt practices pervading the country.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti pensioners hail governor for improved welfare in one year

Pensioners in Ekiti State have described the first year of Governor Kayode Fayemi in office as a “huge blessing to them” in terms of better welfare package.

Nigeria Police poorest paid in Africa – ex-PSC chief

Former Chairman of Police Service Commission, Chief Simon Okeke, has described the nation’s police officers as the poorest paid in Africa amidst risks taken in the line of duties.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC confirms arrest of Instagram celebrity

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of a popular Instagram celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as ‘Mompha.’