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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 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 4:38 AM I was amazed Obasanjo asked Buhari to negotiate with Kanu –Clarke, SAN

During the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, preached the unity of Nigeria. But now that President Muhammadu Buhari, a northerner, is in charge, he’s preaching secession. Can we say the agitation of such a person is genuine? Let me be honest with you: No agitation in Nigeria 16

September 19, 2017 7:27 AM S’West govs, monarchs, others call for restructuring at APC hearing

Some of the South-West governors and the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, on Monday backed the call for the restructuring of Nigeria at the All Progressives Congress’ South-West Zonal public hearing on true federalism held in Ibadan. At the meeting, the Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, who was represented by his deputy, Moses Alake, said the endless 24

September 17, 2017 4:49 PM IPOB, Python Dance and terrorism

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has been listening only to himself and his aides who tell him what he wants to hear. Two weeks ago, this column urged him, in his futile struggles with alienated groups in the country, to listen now and again to his enemies, since he appeared dedicated to making more of them than making friends. But the president is headstrong 17

September 17, 2017 5:20 AM EXPLOSIVE DECLARATION ON RESTRUCTURING: Buhari, only you can solve this mess or else…

Professor Bolaji Akinyemi is not unfamiliar with the problems facing Nigeria, having operated at one of the very high levels of the nation’s political leadership as Minister of Foreign Affairs. Besides, Akinyemi was the Deputy Chairman of the 2014 National Conference convoked by former President Goodluck Jonathan, where he had to contend with intrigues 46

September 16, 2017 12:04 PM Our unity is negotiable but one Nigeria is workable

I love teamwork. Great successes are achieved with teamwork. And here is why. Individuals in a team bring a combination of strengths that are pulled together to achieve significant set goals. I like to see Nigeria as a team with one definite goal. Let us call that goal ‘Development’. Nigeria is sufficiently steeped in underdevelopment of a kind that robs Nigerians 20

September 16, 2017 2:14 AM Osun Guber race: Femi Kehinde visits Ooni, tells Owa Obokun he’ll emulate Awo

The gubernatorial aspirant in next year’s governorship election in Osun State under the platform of Alliance for Democracy, Honourable Femi Kehinde has promised to appoint a monarch from each of the three senatorial districts in the state as non-portfolio commissioners if he wins the election. The aspirant made the pledge during his familiarization tour to the palaces 20

September 16, 2017 2:04 AM Sultan, Katsina emir preach peace as tension escalates in states

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, yesterday called for calm as tension heightened in the country following the face-off between the military and supporters of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). His stance was corroborated by the Emir of Katsina, Dr Abdulmumini Kabir, who cautioned the youth against reprisal attacks on the Igbo residing 21

September 15, 2017 6:37 AM Curfew in Jos, IPOB members burn Aba police station, vehicles

The Ariaria Police Station in Aba, the commercial hub of Abia State, was set ablaze by men, believed to be members of the Indigenous People of Biafra on Thursday. The incident occurred some hours before the Federal Government ordered the withdrawal of troops from major towns in Abia State, which have been under siege since Saturday when the Nigerian 26