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October 13, 2018 12:59 PM 2019 Presidency: South East Govs., Ohanaeze meet over Atiku’s choice of Obi

South East Governors and the leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo will meet this afternoon in Enugu over the choice of former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi as the running mate to Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. Atiku, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, had yesterday chosen Obi as his running mate. The meeting will also be attended 42

August 8, 2018 4:21 PM IPOB rejects peace deal with South-East Govs, Ohanaeze until Nnamdi Kanu is released

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has stated that it would not accept any peace deal with South-East governors or Ohanaeze Ndigbo until they mount pressure on the federal government to produce its leaders, Nnamdi Kanu, and his parents. The group made the statement days after its leadership met with foremost constitutional lawyer, Prof Ben Nwabueze 30

July 8, 2018 7:26 PM South-East Govs congratulate Ugwuanyi on Supreme Court victory

The South East Governors’ Forum, Sunday, congratulated Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on his recent landslide victory at the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court, last week, upheld the nomination of Governor Ugwuanyi as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2015 governorship election in Enugu State. Reacting to the development 47

May 21, 2018 4:14 AM Restructuring: Ekweremadu, govs, Igbo leaders for Awka summitThe Sun News

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, Governors Okezie Ikpeazu (Abia), Willie Obiano (Anambra), David Umahi (Ebonyi), Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu) and Rochas Okorocha (Imo) as well as Senators and ministers from the South East are some of the dignitaries expected at the South East summit on restructuring holding in Awka, Anambra State, today. Other expected 39

January 30, 2018 8:43 AM Grief, sorrow as S’ East govs, Ndigbo receive Ekwueme’s remains in Enugu

It was a day of grief and sorrow for the South-East governors and the entire people of the region, on Monday, as the remains of the late Second Republic Vice President, Dr. Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme, arrived at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu for onward journey home. Dr. Ekwueme who died on November 19, last year in a London clinic, would 47

October 29, 2017 7:34 PM S-East Govs, Igbo leaders task FG on deplorable roads, airport

The Igbo leaders also approved for a regional economic summit with support from the United Kingdom Department for International Development, DFID, slated to take place between 11 to 13 November 2017. Arising from a meeting in Enugu, Sunday, the South East leaders frowned at the deplorable state ‎of Akanu Ibiam International Airport, particularly the runway 38

October 17, 2017 5:16 PM Govs demand 50% balance of Paris Club Refund

The governors also commended the President for his intervention in the payment of salary crisis in many States through the the bailout funds, adding that the bailout had remained a great relief bearing in mind that the majority of the nation’s population resides in rural areas of the states. Recall that President Buhari in the first tranche of the refunds 43

October 10, 2017 2:24 PM Buhari meets northern govs on possible oil exploration, security

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met separately with three state governors from the northern part of the country on issues bordering on the possible oil exploration in the North as well as security among others. The governors include Ibrahim Geidam of Yobe State; Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State and Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa State. Tambuwal told State 36

September 27, 2017 1:43 AM S-East govs to rehabilitate, empower IPOB members — Umahi

ABAKALIKI—Chairman of South East Governors’ Forum and Governor of Ebonyi State, Mr David Umahi, yesterday, stated that the South-East governors have concluded arrangements to re-absorb, rehabilitate and empower youths who were misled by the agitation of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, in the country. This came as the Biafra Zionists Federation 46

August 31, 2017 4:08 AM S-East govs to engage Kanu on IPOB’s ‘absolute’ demands

KADUNA—Former governor of Kaduna State, Col. Abubakar Umar (retd) has warned the Federal Government not to re-arrest the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, saying doing so would be “dangerous and politically unwise.” This came as governors of South-East geopolitical zone have resolved to engage the leader and members of IPOB on what the they said was the agitators 33