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Orji Kalu advertising visit to Kanu for political gains – Family

Orji Kalu advertising visit to Kanu for political gains – Family

The family of the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, on Tuesday took Senator Orji Kalu to task over his comment that Kanu’s followers were an insane number of people rooting for his release back home. The IPOB leader’s younger brother, Prince Emmanuel, who spoke for the family, demanded explanations from...

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Umahi removes aides, suspends others over five consultants’ abduction

Umahi removes aides, suspends others over five consultants’ abduction

The Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, has announced the suspension of all civil servants from Effium community in the Ohaukwu Local Government Area of the state over the lingering crisis in the area, which led to the abduction of five construction workers. The governor announced this on Tuesday in Abakaliki during a security summit, organised...

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Igbo traders reject hike in Customs import duty

Igbo traders reject hike in Customs import duty

The South-East Amalgamated Markets Traders Association, on Monday, rejected the recent increase in the import duty on cargoes charged by Nigeria Customs Service. SEAMATA is the umbrella union of traders in all the markets in the South-East geopolitical zone and traders of South-East extraction across the states in the federation and in the diaspora. It...

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South-East govs, obstacles to regional integration – Ex-power minister

South-East govs, obstacles to regional integration – Ex-power minister

A former Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, has said governors of the South-East constitute major obstacles to economic and regional integration of their states. Nebo said this on Monday during the unveiling of BECANS 4 Survey report in Enugu by the African Heritage Institute. The former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nigeria Nsukka, while...

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Charity Maduka’s death great loss to humanity – Peter Obi

Charity Maduka’s death great loss to humanity – Peter Obi

Former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has mourned the late Charity Maduka, the wife of the Coscharis Group founder, Cosmas Maduka. Charity, who doubled as the Vice President of the Coscharis Group, died “peacefully” in Nnewi, Anambra on Saturday, according to the announcement. In a statement from Obi’s media office, Obi said he had...

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‘We need Saraki, not frequent traveller seeking treatment’

‘We need Saraki, not frequent traveller seeking treatment’

Stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party from the North-Central zone have endorsed a former President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, as their presidential candidate in 2023. Speaking on Monday in Lafia, the leader of the delegation, Prof Iyorwuese Hagher, said they needed Saraki and not a President who will be travelling every moment for treatment...

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Rescue mission: Policeman killed, colleague missing, Ebonyi lawmaker, cops hospitalised

Rescue mission: Policeman killed, colleague missing, Ebonyi lawmaker, cops hospitalised

One policeman has been feared killed, another missing and three others injured during an attack on Effium community, in the Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. They were reportedly attacked on Sunday by gunmen alongside the member representing Ohaukwu North Constituency in the state House of Assembly, Chinedu Awo. UGAMATV gathered that the three...

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We’re not against restructuring, our demand is Biafra, referendum – IPOB

We’re not against restructuring, our demand is Biafra, referendum – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra has said it is not against restructuring of Nigeria. The Media and Publicity Secretary of the secessionist group, Emma Powerful, said this on Monday in a statement made available to our correspondent in Awka, Anambra State. The group, however, said its major demand was for a referendum to decide whether...

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Electoral Act Amendments: Buhari writes INEC, seeks advice on direct primaries, others

Electoral Act Amendments: Buhari writes INEC, seeks advice on direct primaries, others

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has written a letter to the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, seeking comments from INEC over the Electoral Act amendment bill which was passed by the National Assembly on November 9, 2021. Buhari, who received the bill on November 19, has until December 19 to...