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Danbazau, Oyo-Ita battle over Maina’s reinstatement, posting

The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, has denied claims that she endorsed the reinstatement of a former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina. She also denied Maina’s subsequent posting to [...]

October 24, 2017 What the papers say
Femi Aribisala

Buhari government has achieved zilch – Aribisala

Pastor Femi Aribisala has said that the President Muhammad’s Buhari lead All Progressive Congress government has achieved nothing in over two years. Aribisala on his Twitter handle said on Saturday ‘   In over 2 years the Buhari government has [...]

October 24, 2017 Media representation
When strangers rule sons re oppressed

When strangers rule, sons are oppressed

When the Senate of a nation would overrule the peoples’ popular demand for restructure – a return to the federalist constitution that gave birth to the nation, are they now not calling up the query ‘whose interests are you serving?’ [...]

October 3, 2017 What the papers say

Nigerian Army’s “heavy boot” response to pro-Biafra sentiment is “not the solution – OBJ

Nigeria’s former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has said that President Muhammadu Buhari must meet with the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu before violence between the army and separatists escalates into a full-blown conflict.   Former President, [...]

September 17, 2017 Media representation
Femi Fani - Kayode

A WORD TO NNAMDI – Femi Fani-Kayode [2nd Attack]

To the Lion of the East, my friend and brother Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, I have the following to say. They attacked your home and raided your community with their soldiers. They sought to crush your body, spirit and soul, to [...]

September 12, 2017 Media representation


“As Yoruba, I was brought up and trained to show respect to elders and listen to their words of wisdom. So I will refrain from trading insults with the elder stateman Yakasai. I was present at the Yoruba Summit of [...]

September 11, 2017 Media representation
Kanu Re-Arrest

If Nnamdi Kanu is arrested again Nigeria will disintegrate faster than expected, IPOB warns

Nnewi – The indigenous People of Biafra IPOB, Tuesday warned that if its leader is arrested again Nigeria will disintegrate faster than the Arewa North expected, just as it berated the Arewa Consultative Forum and Chief Paul Unongo for their [...]

August 30, 2017 What the papers say
Arewa Youth

Quit Notice: We can’t arrest Arewa Youths – FG

ABUJA – The United Nations has called for the arrest and prosecution of a coalition of northern groups which had on June 6 issued a “quit notice” to Igbo living in the northern part of the Nigeria.   Though, the [...]

August 27, 2017 What the papers say
Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar

Criminalise Hate Speech, Fake News, Sultan tells FG

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar said on Thursday that the traditional institution was in support of the recent move by the Federal Government to criminalise hate speech and fake news.   The Sultan, who stated this in Abuja [...]

August 25, 2017 Media representation
IPOB Biafra

IPOB withdraws threat to stop Anambra election

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has reportedly withdrawn its threat to stop the November 18 Anambra governorship election following a meeting  IPOB leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu held with the leadership of  a non-governmental organisation,  Ala Igbo Development Foundation in [...]

August 19, 2017 Media representation
Nnamdi Kanu

Biafra: Kanu moves to quash fresh charges against him, 4 others

….as Anambra lawyers drag IPOB to AGF over election boycott order By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, has queried the competence of amended five-count treasonable charge the Federal Government lodged [...]

August 16, 2017 What the papers say

Like Obasanjo, I consulted Adeboye before becoming VP — Osinbajo

ABEOKUTA—Acting President Yemi Osinbajo , yesterday, disclosed the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christians Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye and his wife, Dolapo, were the two persons he consulted before accepting to serve as the country’s Vice President [...]

August 16, 2017 Documentary
nnamdi kanu

Hate Song: Return home, Kanu tells Igbo in the north

UMUAHIA—THE Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu has called on Ndigbo residing in the North to immediately relocate to their home land in Igboland following the hate song against Ndigbo being circulated in the North.   [...]

August 9, 2017 Media representation
Southern leaders invite North to re-negotiate Nigeria

Southern leaders invite North to re-negotiate Nigeria

Lagos—SOUTHERN leaders yesterday invited their colleagues from the North to renegotiate Nigeria, saying the country was approaching a terminal crisis from which it cannot recover unless it is restructured along the paths of the 1963 Constitution. Noting that the National [...]

August 7, 2017 Media representation

Breakup threats: Security agencies vow robust response to hate speech promoters

Disturbed by the avalanche of breakup threats emanating from many parts of the country, Nigeria’s security agencies have vowed robust response to the promoters of inciting and hate speeches to save the country from disintegration and chaos.   Similarly, the [...]

August 5, 2017 What the papers say
Orji Uzor Kalu

Orji Kalu vows ‘war’ if Igbo are attacked

A former Abia State governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, has warned that the South East region will not take lightly any act of violence against indigenes of the region in other parts of the country. Mr. Kalu spoke Tuesday on a [...]

July 12, 2017 Media representation
Anambra State

Federal forces cannot intimidate us — Odunze

A LEADING chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Chief Okey Odunze has warned aspirants in the APC that reliance on federal might would not do them any good in the forthcoming governorship election. Odunze, who recently joined [...]

July 8, 2017 Media representation
fulani herdsman

Fulani herdsmen invade Benue community, terminate four, sack village

MAKURDI – Suspected Fulani herdsmen have reportedly stormed Gbemacha council ward in Gwer Local Government Area of Benue state, killing an elderly man and three others in a midnight raid on the community.   Hope for Nigeria gathered from an [...]

March 3, 2017 Media representation
Buharis Children

You won’t have much to inherit from me, Buhari tells family

President Muhammadu Buhari has advised his children to acquire enough education and then work hard to be self-reliant, saying he would leave behind very little for them to inherit. “Buhari insisted that all of his girls continue their education through [...]

February 20, 2017 Media representation
where is buhari

Shiite Islamic sect allegedly holds ritual against Buhari [PICTURES]

The Shiite Islamic sect, which has had numerous confrontations with the Nigerian government, had a ritual yesterday, Sunday, February 19, in Borno state over the President Buhari’s health.   According to Khalid Abdul, a Facebook user, the ritual was for [...]

February 20, 2017 What the papers say
Nnia Nwodo

Nigeria’s unfairness to the Igbo, a ticking time bomb – Nnia Nwodo

PRESIDENT-GENERAL of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, and two-time minister, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, does not want to witness another civil war in the country because of the nasty experience of the first one between 1967-1970.   Consequently, [...]

February 12, 2017 Media representation

Breaking: James Ibori back in Nigeria

The former Governor of Delta State, James Onanefe Ibori who was released last month from prison in the United Kingdom (UK) has arrived in Nigeria.   Chief James Onanefe Ibori Iberia whose flight British Airways landed in Abuja some hours [...]

February 4, 2017 Media representation
Trump Set To Limit Muslim Entry Into US, Halt Syrian Refugee Admission

Trump Set To Limit Muslim Entry Into US, Halt Syrian Refugee Admission

President Donald Trump is preparing to issue an executive order dramatically restricting refugee admissions to the U.S. and denying visas to individuals from countries his administration deems high-risk, according to congressional and advocacy organization sources briefed on a draft. The [...]

January 26, 2017 What the papers say
EFCC Begins Dasuki Trial On Alleged N2 Billion Fund Transfer

EFCC Begins Dasuki Trial On Alleged N2 Billion Fund Transfer

The trial of a former national security adviser, Sambo Dasuki and four others in the alleged money laundering and breach of trust charges has been adjourned to March 16 and 17, 2017. It was adjourned by Justice Baba Yusuf of [...]

January 26, 2017 What the papers say
Buhari: Deaths Under Brutal Regime And Rumours Of Death [MUST READ]

Buhari: Deaths Under Brutal Regime And Rumours Of Death [MUST READ]

Since the travel of President Muhammadu Buhari to the UK for medical reasons, the nation has been rife with the rumoured death of the president which, thankfully, his spokespersons, Femi Adeshina and Garba Shehu, have debunked. In fact, there is [...]

January 26, 2017 What the papers say

INTOLERANCE: Katsina University Bans All Christian Student Fellowships And Associations

Another evidence of religious intolerance by state-run institutions in Nigeria has shown its ugliness with the banning of all Christian student fellowships and associations by the authorities of the Umaru Musa Yar’ Adua University in Katsina State. An internal memo dated [...]

January 26, 2017 What the papers say

AIT Reveals ‘Faceless Group’ Behind Facebook Fake News On Buhari Death

The management of Daar Communications, the owner of AIT Television, has distanced itself from fake news from a fake Facebook page pretending to belong to AIT which said that President Muhammadu Buhari had died in London over the weekend. DAAR, [...]

January 26, 2017 What the papers say
‘DSS Stroking Flames Of Religious Crisis’ – Fayose Condemns Suleman Attempted Arrest

‘DSS Stroking Flames Of Religious Crisis’ – Fayose Condemns Suleman Attempted Arrest

Ayodele Fayose, the governor of Ekiti State and chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Governors’ Forum, has cautioned the All Progressives Congress, APC-led federal government to be mindful on how it handles issues bordering on religion in the country [...]

January 26, 2017 What the papers say
Nigerian Soldiers Beat Redeemed Pastor For Refusing Frog Jump Punishment

Nigerian Soldiers Beat Redeemed Pastor For Refusing Frog Jump Punishment

A pastor with the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Abuja, Alex Ochienu, has narrated how he was beaten into a coma by two soldiers for refusing to obey their order to do frog jumps. The cleric alleged that he was [...]

January 26, 2017 What the papers say

BREAKING: Usain Bolt Stripped Of One Olympic Gold Medal Over Teammate’s Doping

Usain Bolt has been stripped of one of his nine Olympic titles after one of his Jamaican 4x100m team-mates, with whom he won gold at the 2008 Games, tested positive for a banned substance. The world’s greatest track-and-field star can no [...]

January 26, 2017 What the papers say