IPOB’s Lockdown Threat: Between self-determination and economic strangulation of Southeast
Since the arrest and extradition of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, to Nigeria in June this year to continue his trial, discussions in public places in the Southeast region...
Igbo youths ask IPOB to review lockdown threat in Southeast
Igbo youths have asked the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to review its latest threat to lock down the Southeast region over Mazi Nnamdi Kanu’s travail from August 9...
Stop sinking Nigeria, South East youths urge Buhari
The Coalition of South East Youth Leaders (COSEYL) yesterday deplored Federal Government’s frequent loan requests, noting that the action was mortgaging the future of the country and generations unborn.
Fears in Southeast over Buhari’s “shoot on sight” order
Amid rising insecurity that has enveloped the Southeast region, stakeholders are raising concerns over the Presidency’s directive of “shoot on sight” order. The concerns specifically arose over the order targeted at protesting Igbo youths, especially against the backdrop of recent posting of northern soldiers to quell the disturbances as well as their mode of engagement…
Coalition accuses military of killing South East youths
Coalition of South East Youth Leaders (COSEYL) has accused the military of extra judicial killings of youths in the zone. The accusation was contained in a statement issued yesterday by the President-General, Goodluck Ibem, and Secretary-General, Kanice Igwe.
Govs label attackers of Uzodimma’s home enemies of Nigeria, urge arrest
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), yesterday, stated that those who razed their Imo colleague, Hope Uzodimma’s ancestral home at Omuma, Oru East Local Council of the state constituted...
Buhari hails Uzodimma on infrastructure development in Imo
President Muhammadu Buhari has commended Governor Hope Uzodimma for developing infrastructure and improving the welfare of the people of Imo State.
Igbo youth group demands probe of newspaper vendor’s killing
An apex youth body from the South-East geo-political zone, Coalition of South-East Youth Leaders (COSEYL), has expressed misgivings over the shooting of a Igbo newspaper vendor, Ifeanyichukwu Okereke, in Abuja, last week, by a security aide attached to Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila.