Buhari’ Visit: You Can’t Fool Igbos- MASSOB Tells Buhari

Buhari’ Visit: You Can’t Fool Igbos- MASSOB Tells Buhari

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, ​yesterday, said President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the South-East​ cannot “fool” people of the region. The President was in Ebonyi State on Tuesday, from where he proceeded to Anambra State on Wednesday. ​Reacting ​MASSOB ​insisted that Buhari’s visit to the South-East was an attempt to discourage the people of the zone from agitating for secession. MASSOB National Director of Information, Samuel Edeson, in…

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Buhari Will Not Get Automatic Ticket In 2019- Ango Abdullahi

Buhari Will Not Get Automatic Ticket In 2019- Ango Abdullahi

The National Chairman of Northern Nigeria Union, Professor Ango Abdulahi has explained why President Muhammadu Buhari might not get automatic ticket for second term. According to him, Buhari’s endorsement and adoption for a second term in office by some Northern elements was not automatic ticket. Abdulahi spoke Wednesday at a news conference in Abuja on the Union’s readiness to host the 5th Commemorative lecture in honour of late Dr. Olusola Saraki holding November 27 at…

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Bianca Ojukwu Curses Peter Obi For Betraying Ojukwu

Bianca Ojukwu Curses Peter Obi For Betraying Ojukwu

Former Nigeria’s ambassador to Spain and widow of Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu, Bianca, has opened up on how the former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, failed to sustain the legacies of the late Igbo leader in the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA). Bianca said Obi rode on the wings of the late Ikemba Nnewi to the government house on the platform of APGA but he had abandoned it. She took her anger to a new…

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Attempt By Buhari To Resolve APC Factions In Ebonyi Ends Deadlock

Attempt By Buhari To Resolve APC Factions In Ebonyi Ends Deadlock

The move by President Muhammadu Buhari to reconcile the two factions of All Progressive Congress, APC, in Ebonyi State chapter yesterday ended in deadlock. The meeting lasted for 3 hours but all efforts by President Buhari to put to an end the crisis failed to materialise as the two factional chairmen: Ben Nwaobasi and Eze Nwachukwu continued to lay claim to be in charge of the party leadership. It was gathered that the two factions,…

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Breaking: Football Chief Commits Suicide In Agentina

Breaking: Football Chief Commits Suicide In Agentina

A former Argentine football official, Jorge Delhon, Tuesday, committed suicide. Jorge threw himself under a train in Buenos Aires same day he was accused of bribe-taking in the FIFA corruption trial that opened in New York this week. Argentine newspapers, Clarin and La Nacion reported that sports marketing executive, Alejandro Burzaco, testified Tuesday that Delhon and another man, Pablo Paladino, took in millions of dollars in bribes in exchange for rights to broadcast football games,…

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Anambra Election: Ojukwu’s Son, Emeka Jnr. Joins APC

Anambra Election: Ojukwu’s Son, Emeka Jnr. Joins APC

Emeka Junior, the first son late Biafra warlord, Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu, Ikemba Nnewi, Wednesday, joined the All Progressives Congress in Anambra State. Ojukwu, upon his defection said he has handed over the Igbo spirit of victory and success to Tony Nwoye, the governorship candidate of the APC. Anambra election is scheduled for this Saturday, November 18. Ojukwu made this announcement at the APC mega rally held in Awka, the state capital. He said, “It is…

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Why North Must Remain In Power Till 2023- APC

Why North Must Remain In Power Till 2023- APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Abia State chapter, has affirmed that northern Nigeria should be allowed to remain in power till 2023. According to the party, even if Buhari refuses to run for second term, the region must be allowed to complete its eight years tenure. Comrade Benedict Godson, APC publicity secretary in the state, while addressing newsmen in Umuahia on Wednesday, said the region was strongly behind the Buhari-led government. He said, “APC in…

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UN, US And UK React As Military Seize Power In Zimbabwe

UN, US And UK React As Military Seize Power In Zimbabwe

The United Nations, UN, United States of America and the United Kingdom have all reacted to the military coup in Zimbabwe. The military on Wednesday overthrew 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe  after seizing the National Radio Station on Tuesday. Mugabe has been in charge of the country for 37 years. The UN has consequently issued a security advisory, instructing its personnel to work from home. Some schools were closed and some students failed to sit for…

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Court Grants Interim Forfeiture Of N350m Belonging To Patience Jonathan

Court Grants Interim Forfeiture Of N350m Belonging To Patience Jonathan

A Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday granted an order temporarily freezing N350 million allegedly traced to Patience Jonathan, wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan. Justice Hadiza Rabiu-Shagari gave the order at the court’s sitting on Tuesday. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC had claimed the said money was transferred to a company’s account while Mrs Jonathan was serving as a Permanent Secretary in Bayelsa State between 2012 and 2013. The commission alleged that…

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President Buhari Promises To Address South-East Roads In 2018 Budget

President Buhari Promises To Address South-East Roads In 2018 Budget

The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Mohammadu Buhari, today reiterated his commitment to address the issue of bad roads in South East geopolitical zone. The president made this known in Abakaliki while addressing stakeholders of the state at the exco-chambers during his one day working visit to the state. Buhari, who is visiting the region for the first time since he became President, said the diversity of the country makes it unique…

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