Thursday 21st September 2017,
Hope for Nigeria

Diezani: Court strikes out fraud charge against ex-petroleum Minister’s aide

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of an Abuja Federal High Court has struck out one of the nine counts of $1.6bn crude oil fraud leveled against an ally of former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke, Jide Omokore, and five others. The judge [...]

September 20, 2017 Government and politics
APC slams South-East governors, Nigerian Army over proscription of IPOB

Biafra: APC slams South-East governors, Nigerian Army over proscription of IPOB

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Anambra State has denounced the proscription of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) activities by South East governors. The Party also disagreed with the Nigeria Army, over the latter’s declaration of IPOB as a [...]

September 20, 2017 Government and politics
SUKUK Islamic bond

SUKUK bond: Federal government planning to Islamize Nigeria through back door –CAN insists

The Christian Association of Nigeria has strongly kicked against the floating of the SUKUK Islamic bond by the Federal Government. It alleged that the move has further confirmed its fears that the government was planning to Islamise the country through [...]

September 20, 2017 Government and politics
Buhari

Buhari Signs Proclamation Proscribing IPOB

• Saraki calls for due process in declaring separatists terror group, Buratai back tracks   • Northern govs embark on peace mission to S’East, S’South  • Wike, Ikpeazu assure of Nigeria’s unity, Aba curfew relaxed   In a move to take the heat off [...]

September 20, 2017 Law
new moon of Muharram 1439AH

Hijrah 1439: Sultan asks Muslims to look for new moon

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III on Tuesday urged Muslims to start looking for the new moon of Muharram 1439AH. The Sultan made this known in a statement signed by the Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs, Sultanate [...]

September 20, 2017 Government and politics
Presidency reveals when Buhari will return after UN Assembly

Presidency reveals when Buhari will return after UN Assembly

Presidency reveals when Buhari will return after UN Assembly: Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has said that his principal will return to the country by early next week. Buhari is currently at the [...]

September 20, 2017 Government and politics
Nigeria Airforce

Nigerian Air Force deploys air assets in support of Egwu Eke Il

In line with its commitment to national peace and security, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed some of its air assets, including the Alpha Jet aircraft, to its 115 Special Operations Group in Port Harcourt, to support the ongoing [...]

September 20, 2017 Military
Buhari praises UN for support against Boko Haram

Buhari praises UN for support against Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday at the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly in New York, urged the world to strive for peace and decent living for all people. Buhari, who delivered Nigeria’s National Statement, lauded the international community’s support [...]

September 20, 2017 Government and politics
NAF gives assistance to troops on Python Dance

NAF gives assistance to troops on Python Dance

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed some of its air assets to give cover to ground troops currently on `Operation Python Dance 11. They are deployed to assist the Nigerian Army 115 Special Operations Group in Port Harcourt. The [...]

September 20, 2017 Military
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149 dead in Mexico earthquake, volcano kills 15

Mexico earthquake: It was a double blow from nature on Tuesday for Mexico as it  did not just have a fresh earthquake to contend with, but also  the problem of the small eruption of Popocatepetl volcano. In Atzitzihuacan on the [...]

September 20, 2017 International
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC reacts to panic buying nationwide

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has advised motorists across the country not to engage in any panic buying of petroleum products. A statement by Group General Manager, Public Affairs Division, Ndu Ughamadu, has assured that the Corporation has in [...]

September 19, 2017 Economy
Biafra Independent Movement (BIM)

Take ‘Python Dance’ to Boko Haram, Fulani herdsmen – BIM tells Nigerian govt

The Biafra Independent Movement (BIM) has asked the federal government to take the Operation Python Dance to Boko Haram and Fulani herdsmen in order to push back and defeat Boko Haram as well as stop the ‘killer’ herdsmen that terrorize [...]

September 19, 2017 Nigerian-Biafran War
Apc-supporters

S’East APC demands additional state

The Enugu and Ebonyi state chapters of the All Progressives Congress at a public hearing on ‘true federalism’ on Monday demanded the creation of an additional state in the South-East geopolitical zone. The APC chapters in the two states made [...]

September 19, 2017 General
Reps chief whip attacks Saraki for saying IPOB ban illegal

Reps chief whip attacks Saraki for saying IPOB ban illegal

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has said the declaration by the Nigerian military that the Indigenous People of Biafra is a terrorist organisation is unconstitutional. He also said the ban placed on the group’s activities by the South-East governors did [...]

September 19, 2017 Government and politics
Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)

Biafra is not your land – Cross River govt talks tough as IPOB allegedly targets Ogoja, Ugep

Cross River government has warned the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to steer clear of the state or face the consequences. Chief Press Secretary to Governor Ben Ayade, Christian Ita, gave the warning in a chat with DAILY POST on [...]

September 19, 2017 Nigerian-Biafran War
ASUU suspends strike

ASUU suspends strike

ASUU suspends strike: The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has announced a conditional suspension of its nationwide strike. This comes after a series of meetings between top government officials and members of the union. ASUU has now directed its [...]

September 19, 2017 Government and politics
Shehu Sani has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to probe the Kaduna State Governor

Why president Buhari must investigate El-Rufai over Yar’Adua’s death – Shehu Sani

The Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to probe the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai over the death of late Musa Yar’Adua. Sani gave the call while reacting to claims by El-Rufai saying the [...]

September 19, 2017 Government and politics
Buhari arrives New York, listed as 8th Speaker at UNGA

Buhari arrives New York, listed as 8th Speaker at UNGA

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in New York to join other world leaders for the one week 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) high-level events starting on Tuesday. The President was accompanied by Govs. Abdul’aziz Yari of Zamfara, [...]

September 19, 2017 Government and politics

BREAKING: IPOB Denounces Burning Of Mosque In Enugu. Restates Igbo Culture To Protect Visitors.

The Leadership of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has disassociated it's members from the alleged burning of a Mosque in Igbo Eze North LGA of Enugu State, blaming federal government and miscreant paid by South East governors who are bent on causing [...]

September 18, 2017 General, Government and politics
Bukola Saraki

IPOB’s categorization as a terrorist group unconstitutional – Saraki

ABUJA- SENATE President Bukola Saraki has kicked against the categorization of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB as a ‘terrorist organisation’ by the Nigerian military, saying that it was not only unconstitutional, that due process was not followed prior to [...]

September 18, 2017 Law
Trigger happy policeman allegedly shoots man dead, injures one in Delta

Trigger happy policeman allegedly shoots man dead, injures one in Delta

A trigger happy policeman on Sunday, September 17 shot dead a man simply identified as Mike and injured one Onome Eko popularly known as Chairman at a child’s dedication reception which held at number 15, Ejewor Street by Polokor Market [...]

September 18, 2017 Military
Military action against IPOB may lead to war – National Youth Council

Military action against IPOB may lead to war – National Youth Council

The National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, Kogi State chapter, says the face off between Nigeria Army and the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, could lead to war. The group appealed to the IPOB and other agitating groups to calm [...]

September 18, 2017 Government and politics
Diezani: EFCC traces $1.5bn to Swiss bank, to inspect Dubai mansion

Diezani: EFCC traces $1.5bn to Swiss bank, to inspect Dubai mansion

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has traced about $1.5billion, believed to be proceeds of crime to a Swiss account, as part of investigations involving former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke. The anti-graft agency has allegedly linked the loot [...]

September 18, 2017 Government and politics
Nnamdi Kanu’s sponsors

Nnamdi Kanu planning to escape through Cameroonian borders – Arewa Youth‎s

The Arewa Youths Consultative Forum (AYCF) has claimed that the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, is planning to escape Nigeria through the Cameroonian borders. AYCF said it had intelligence reports, that Kanu was on his [...]

September 18, 2017 Nigerian-Biafran War
Nnamdi Kanu

I Will Never Go On Exile – Nnamdi Kanu Reacts To Reports He’s Hiding From FG

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu has said he will not embark on an exile following threats of his rearrest by the federal government. Kanu also said that the IPOB is the most vibrant and [...]

September 18, 2017 Government and politics
World’s oldest woman dies in Jamaica

World’s oldest woman dies in Jamaica

The world’s oldest person Violet Brown has died in Jamaica at the age of 117 years and 189 days old. Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness has expressed his condolences in a Facebook post, calling her “an inspiring woman.”     [...]

September 18, 2017 International
Operation Python Dance: Army withdraws from Abia

Operation Python Dance: Army withdraws from Abia

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has expressed gratitude to God for averting bloodbath in the state, following the withdrawal of troops deployed to Abia for a one-month military exercise code-named “Operation Python Dance.” Ikpeazu made the remark on Sunday when [...]

September 18, 2017 Government and politics
Femi Fani-Kayode

Fani-Kayode blasts those supporting onslaught against Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has slammed the people insulting those who have condemned the alleged slaughter of Igbos in the South-East. In a series of tweets on Sunday night, Fani-Kayode called on the President Muhammadu Buhari’s government, to [...]

September 18, 2017 Government and politics
Buhari leaves Nigeria

Buhari leaves Nigeria [PHOTO]

Buhari leaves Nigeria: President Buhari Sunday departed Abuja to New York for 72nd session of the United Nation General Assembly. Buhari will​ join other world leaders at the welcoming reception to be hosted by the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, [...]

September 18, 2017 General
Why Buhari is determined to kill all Igbos – MASSOB

Why Buhari is determined to kill all Igbos – MASSOB

MASSOB National Director of Information, Samuel Edeson, made the claim while insisting that Buhari harbours hatred for people of the South East. The pro-Biafra group also claimed that the Buhari-led government wants to use the exercise to kill the leader [...]

September 18, 2017 Nigerian-Biafran War
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