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February 23, 2018 6:23 PM South-African court makes final verdict on Henry Okah

South African apex court has upheld a 24-year-prison sentence for Henry Okah convicted of a series of terror attacks in Nigeria eight years ago. The convict was jailed in 2013 for masterminding a number of attacks, including twin bombings which killed 12 people in the Nigerian capital Abuja during Independence Day celebrations in 2010. His appeal was first 15

February 23, 2018 1:33 PM Suspected phone snatcher burnt to death in Calabar

A middle-aged man suspected to be a phone thief was on Friday burnt to death in Calabar. DAILY POST gathered that the incident happened at Goldie Street, along the University of Calabar (UNICAL) axis by Eastern Highway in Calabar South Local Government area of Cross River State. An eyewitness, who gave his name as Fidelis Ekpeyong explained that the incident 15

February 22, 2018 11:55 AM Labour Party’s only Rep, Ogunwumi defects to APC

Member representing Ogbomosho North/South/Orire Federal Constituency of Oyo State at the House of Representatives, Hon. Segun Ogunwumi, has defected from the Labour Party to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Until his detection, Ogunwumi was the only member of the Labour Party in this assembly. This was contained in a letter read on the floor 18

February 22, 2018 11:22 AM Yobe Senators clash over missing school girls

The Senate leader, Ahmed Lawan, representing Yobe North Senatorial district and his counterpart, Mohammed Hassan of Yobe South Senatorial engaged each other in verbal attacks over Yobe missing school girls on Thursday. Trouble started when a point of order was raised by the former governor of Yobe, Senator Bukar Abba Ibrahim, through order 43 drawing 19

February 22, 2018 2:01 AM Nigeria ready to host FIFA events – Pinnick

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Melvin Pinnick has assured world football –governing body, FIFA that the country is ready, able and willing to host any major football program, on or off the field. The NFF supremo made this known on Tuesday, at the press conference that followed immediately on the heels of the FIFA Executive Football 20

February 21, 2018 11:49 AM Biafra: All I know about Nnamdi Kanu – Gov. Ikpeazu

The Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has lashed out at the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu. Ikpeazu said Kanu lies too much and was not a straight forward person, adding that he is equally worse than a chameleon. The governor spoke while featuring in an interview with British Broadcasting Cooperation, BBC Igbo. Ikpeazu 24

February 21, 2018 8:49 AM North using cattle colony to Islamise Nigeria, Igbo wont accept it – Archbishop Chukwuma

Bishop of the Enugu Ecclesiastical Province of Anglican Communion, Archbishop Emmanuel Chukwuma, has said no South East governor will be allowed to give land to terrorists in any guise. He anchored his claim on the fact that herdsmen were worse than separatist group, the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, adding that the move was aimed at Islamising 27

February 20, 2018 5:04 PM Biafra: Court orders defence counsel, Senator Abaribe to produce Nnamdi Kanu

An Abuja Federal High Court on Tuesday ordered counsel to the elusive leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu’, Ifeanyi Ejiofor to produce his client. Justice Binta Nyako ordered Ejiofor to produce the elusive IPOB leader during the next adjournment date of March 28, or for his sureties to explain his whereabouts. The judge gave the order 22

February 20, 2018 4:07 PM FIFA Organizes Summit In Lagos

The FIFA Executive Football Summit holds in Lagos at the Eko Hotels and Suites on Tuesday. According to the Nigeria Football Federation, will presiding over the meeting is FIFA President Gianni Infantino, CAF President Ahmad and FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura will also be in attendance. Lesotho, Mauritius, Namibia, Somalia, South Sudan, Swaziland 24

February 20, 2018 2:27 PM Court Orders Separate Trials For Kanu, Co-Defendants

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday ordered that the missing leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, be separately tried from the rest of his co-defendants. Justice Binta Nyako made the order following an oral application by the lead prosecuting counsel, Mr. Shuaibu Labaran, who noted that Kanu’s continued absence from court since 19