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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 24, 2017 12:37 AM Restructure Nigeria now to attain balance, says Tinubu

Tinubu also explained that there were immense benefits to all in the event of a restructuring that would create the correct balance. “It would be better”, he stressed, “to restructure things to attain the correct balance between our collective purpose on one hand and our separate grassroots realities on the other.” The former governor counselled the champions 21

September 23, 2017 10:37 PM IPOB and Fulani herdsmen: One nation, double standards

Was I surprised that the Federal Government (FG) declared the unarmed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) a terrorist organisation? No! I am only surprised that many Nigerians were surprised. For those who were surprised, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, cleared their surprises. He said: “All I know is that IPOB has engaged in terrorist 17

September 23, 2017 8:37 PM Ambode to unveil new Awolowo statue Tuesday

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode will on Tuesday September 26, 2017 unveil a new iconic statue of the late sage and nationalist, Chief Obafemi Awolowo. The imposing bust located on Obafemi Awolowo Way by the Lagos Television (LTV) junction in Ikeja, is a befitting replacement to the old Awolowo statue that was removed from the Allen Avenue 14

September 23, 2017 8:37 PM Biafra: It’s too late to pull out of Nigeria, says Igbo lawmaker

Lagos – A Lagos lawmaker, Mr Jude Idimogu, on Saturday, said it was too late for the Igbo nation to pull out of Nigeria. Idimogu, representing Oshodi/Isolo Constituency II in the Lagos State House of Assembly, in Lagos said that secession would be injurious to the Igbos. He said: “As a full blooded Igbo man and a Nigerian, I believe, Igbo staying in Nigeria 12

September 23, 2017 7:37 PM Breaking: We must guard against separating Nigeria into small pieces, Tinubu warns

“Being more pragmatic, separating the nation into small pieces resolves nothing and creates additional problems”. Tinubu noted that gargantuan challenges were facing the country but explained that they were not enough to call for the dismantling of the federation at a time some parts of the world were taking advantage of integration. The APC leader 24

September 23, 2017 6:39 PM They killed my Chairman in cold blood – Gov. Ortom

The quartet were killed by armed youths, last week, in a crisis linked to alleged tussle between two brothers belonging to different political camps. The alleged face-off between the two brothers, said to have in the past defied attempts to resolve, reportedly suddenly escalated, leading to the razing of several houses, cars and valuables apart from the gunshot 14

September 23, 2017 6:37 PM 2019: Katsina APC endorsed Buhari, Masari for second term

This was even as its said the party in totality did not recognize any faction, APC AKIDA within the party. The party’s endorsement followed a resolution reached and communique read to newsmen in the state by the party Chairman, Shittu S. Shittu at the end of its executive meeting held at the party headquarters in Katsina. The party said it has unanimously 12

September 23, 2017 5:43 PM Biafra: Too late to pull out of Nigeria – Igbo lawmaker

A Lagos lawmaker, Jude Idimogu, on Saturday, said it was too late for the Igbo nation to pull out of Nigeria. Mr. Idimogu, representing Oshodi/Isolo Constituency II in the Lagos State House of Assembly, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos that secession would be injurious to the Igbos. He said: “As a full blooded Igbo man and a Nigerian, I believe 15

September 23, 2017 4:26 PM ECOWAS to train 12,000 pupils on technical education

The Economic Community of West African States, in partnership with a technology firm, Skill ‘G’ Nigeria Limited, says it will train no fewer than 12,000 pupils in the sub-region on technical education and science annually. According to a statement from ECOWAS, in order to achieve this target, the organisation held a two-day stakeholders’ meeting on education 6