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November 14, 2017 10:55 AM Buhari shuns IPOB threat, arrives in Ebonyi

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Ebonyi for his two-day working visit to the state and Anambra. Buhari was earlier received at the Enugu airport by governors of Enugu, Abia and Ebonyi as well as top security officials. He was then ferried to Abakaliki, the Ebonyi capital, where he was also received by some governors of the south east. Buhari, however 23

November 13, 2017 6:43 AM Biafra: Fani-Kayode speaks on Nnamdi Kanu’s whereabouts

Femi Fani-Kayode, on Sunday insisted that the Nigerian Army kidnapped the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu from his home. However, Fani-Kayode, who took to his Twitter handle described the actions of soldiers, who allegedly “abducted” Kanu as “heartless and unacceptable.” He wrote: “IPOB leader Nnamdi Nnamdi’s home was attacked 35

November 6, 2017 6:24 AM Biafra: Police arrest IPOB members in Abia

Some persons suspected to be members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, have been arrested by the Abia State Police Command. The suspected IPOB members were arrested for being in possession of Biafra currency. This was disclosed by the State Commissioner of Police, Mr Anthony Ogbizi, while addressing journalists over the weekend at the police 39

November 2, 2017 5:48 PM Anambra guber poll: Police arrest IPOB members

Operatives attached to Anambra State Police Command on Thursday raided a printing press in Onitsha and recovered thousands of pamphlets printed by the outlawed indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, members. CP Garba Baba Umar, Commissioner of Police, said the IPOB members were planning to distribute same to the public in order to cause apprehension and prevent 31

October 31, 2017 12:15 PM Nigeria to compensate civil war victims, clears bombs

Nigeria has agreed to pay compensation to victims of the country’s civil war, 47 years after it ended, and clear former conflict zones of abandoned bombs and landmines. Court papers made available on Monday showed the government had accepted to 88 billion naira ($245 million, 210 million euros) in damages. Of that, 50 billion naira will be paid to victims 21

October 29, 2017 4:32 PM Southeast Governors Meet In Enugu

Governors of the Southeast states and lawmakers in the Federal and State Houses of Assembly are currently meeting in Enugu, the Enugu state capital. The meeting which is holding at the Enugu State Government House, also has the President General of the Ohaneze Indigbo, Chief John Nwodo, Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu, Anambra Deputy Governor 29

October 28, 2017 4:33 AM States should have more opportunities to develop themselves – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday declared his stand on the raging issue of restructuring of Nigeria, saying that he fully agreed that “states should have more opportunities to develop themselves’’. Osinbajo was speaking at a crowded Lagos conference, tagged: “Towards a Better Nigeria,’’ organised by leading Nigerian pastors. He, however, did not elaborate 19

October 27, 2017 6:33 PM Two Igbo groups at war over whereabout of Kanu, IPOB leader

UMUAHIA—TWO Igbo youth groups yesterday, disagreed over whom to hold responsible for the whereabouts of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu. While the World Igbo Youth Congress, WIYC, said that the Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu and Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe should give account of the whereabouts of Nnamdi Kanu, Ohanaeze 29

October 27, 2017 7:32 AM As the waiting continues .. GMB as PMB – Kabiru Gwangwazo

This column is a weekly chat. It is RIPPLES. It first appeared in 1990 at The Triumph newspapers, Kano and was later transferred to The PYRAMID, also in Kano in 1993. It is now a weekly chat, God willing on the VANGUARD as from this month of October 2017. Its first outing here was on these pages last Friday. As the name Ripples suggests any pebble dropped 27

October 27, 2017 12:29 AM It’s not my responsibility to track Kanu, says Ikpeazu

The Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, on Thursday said it was not his responsibility to track the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, who is believed to be on the run. Ikpeazu said this in an interview with State House correspondents shortly after a meeting he had with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential 22