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September 24, 2017 2:37 AM IPoB Proscription: Igbo re-strategise to battle marginalisation

ALTHOUGH the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has gone to court to quash the Federal High Court order proscribing it and declaring it a terror group, the news of the group’s ban was received with mixed feelings in the South-East. Many Igbo see IPOB as a vehicle to redress perceived marginalisation of the Igbo and South-East as well as to restructure 15

September 23, 2017 2:36 PM Nigeria sinking, APC support group alerts Buhari, Tinubu

The group in a letter by national president, Prince Tony Akeni and six others, to President Muhammadu Buhari, national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and others, said: “There is anguish of unprecedented scale and depth among the poor and lower middle class in Nigeria, which must be addressed with a sense of war-time foreboding and urgency… The ship called 9

September 23, 2017 2:56 AM Police arrest 34 peace corps officials in Lagos

No fewer than 34 officials of the Nigeria Peace Corps were arrested on Friday by the Lagos State Police Command. Saturday PUNCH learnt that they apprehended in the Ikorodu area of the state while they wanted to commence a meeting. Our correspondent gathered that the men were taken to the command’s headquarters in Ikeja. The Lagos State Police Public 16

September 23, 2017 12:38 AM Septuagenarian arrested for raping girl, 6, for three years

A 70-year-old man, Simon Alobu, has been arrested by the Ebonyi State Police Command, for allegedly raping a six-year-old girl in Akpoha Community, Afikpo North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State over the course of three years. The arrest of the suspect was sequel to a petition written to the police by officials of the Ebonyi State Family Law Centre 7

September 22, 2017 9:35 PM Nigerian Govt can’t watch IPOB throw the country into a Tailspin’-Adesina

IPOB: HE WAS THE GROUP Managing Director of The SUN Newspaper, a leading tabloid in Africa’s most populous black nation on earth. He was the former President of Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE). FEMI ADESINA, Special Adviser, Media & Publicity to Nigerian President is a highly trained, versatile journalist that never plays to the gallery. A godly, forthright 18

September 22, 2017 3:20 PM Jude Ndukwe: IPOB – The ants, hyenas and purveyors of falsehood

Since the invasion of Igbo geographical entity in South East Nigeria, which has elicited widespread condemnation of the federal government and its military, a lot of government officials including the military have embarked on fire brigade public relations stunts meant to douse the tension they created among Nigerians and the international community 19

September 22, 2017 8:34 AM Court refuses to drop case against Lamido

DUTSE—Jigawa State Chief Magistrate Court II, sitting in Dutse, has refused to grant the application to thrash the case against ex-Jigawa State governor, Sule Lamido, who is standing trial before the court since June this year. Lamido was arraigned on a four-count charge of inciting disturbance, disturbance of public peace, defamation of character and criminal 18

September 22, 2017 1:41 AM Oyo APC faults Olubadan over allowance claim

The Oyo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has faulted Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, over the claim that the state government has not paid his allowances for the past six months. The Director, Media and Public Affairs to the monarch, Adeola Oloko, recently told our correspondent that the monarch had not been receiving his allowances 17

September 21, 2017 5:33 PM PDP suspends Ifeanyi Ubah, queries Kashamu

Briefing newsmen at the party’s national secretariat yesterday, National Publicity Secretary of the party, Prince Dayo Adeyeye said following the issuance of a query to Ubah and his refusal to reply same, the party decided to suspend him for one month. Adeyeye said: “This week, we had some disciplinary issues regarding the Anambra governorship primaries 16

September 21, 2017 5:04 PM Another 2,671 pump action rifles imported from Turkey intercepted by customs

The Tin-Can Island command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted another 2,671 rifles illegally imported into Nigeria. The guns were alleged to have been imported from Turkey through profiling approach. The comptroller-general of NCS, retired Col Hameed Ali, told journalists in Lagos on Thursday, September 21 that the seizure was the fourth 12