Thursday, 29th February 2024


14 Dec
United States of America (USA) lawmaker, in the House of Representatives from the State of Texas, District 139, Jarvis Johnson, has called on Nigeria's Supreme Court to order the unconditional release of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, from his long detention.
Nnamdi Kanu
12 Dec
As December 15, 2023, date of the Supreme Court judgment on leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, draws near, human right activists have urged the apex court to free Kanu in the interest of rule of law.
9 Dec
Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, has cautioned against the clandestine activities of individuals and groups who are obstructing and frustrating the release of Nnamdi Kanu, the detained IPOB leader. This was disclosed yesterday by Secretary General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, who asserted that the identities of these individuals and groups will…
8 Dec
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), led by detained Nnamdi Kanu, have expressed readiness to receive their leader on December 15, 2023, believing that the Supreme Court would deliver a favourable judgement.
2 Dec
A Chieftain of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Emmanuel Madubike, has said that those killing and abducting hapless Nigerians in the name of Biafra struggle have given the group a bad name.
29 Nov
The Enugu High Court’s recent voiding of the proscription of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), and the court’s declaration that the continued detention of the organisation’s leader, Nnamdi Kanu, is unconstitutional, have jointly raised the bar in promoting ...
22 Nov
A political activist, Adejuwon Akinade, has said lack of parity in governance will continue to fuel agitations, noting the Nigerian government has not shown commitment towards addressing the trend.
12 Nov
The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Benjamin Kalu, has lamented that the “sit-at-home’’ order by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is impeding the growth and development of the South East Region.
10 Nov
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has said there are intelligence reports of plans by desperate politicians to cause violence with hoodlums wearing military uniform.
31 Oct
Leaders of churches in Imo State under the aegis of Concerned Church Leaders Forum have called for immediate release of the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.
31 Oct
Leaders of churches in Imo State under the aegis of Concerned Church Leaders Forum have called for the immediate release of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. The Church leaders described the demand as a necessary means to restore stability, revive the economy and ensure adequate security in the…
31 Oct
South East states governors may appeal against the award of N8 billion imposed on them and the Federal Government by an Enugu State High Court presided over by Mr. Justice Anthony Onovo, last Thursday, as damages to Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) leader, Nnamdi Kanu.


17 mins ago
The joint House of Representatives Committees on Public Assets and Special Duties has directed federal government agencies to suspend all concession processes of assets and properties pending the outcome of an ongoing investigation into the propriety of the matter. The decision followed the adoption of a motion moved by Hon. Saidu Abdullahi (APC, Niger) at…
27 mins ago
The National Centre for Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons has retrieved 20,000 weapons and 60,000 units of ammunition from illicit handlers in Nigeria in three years. Besides, the Centre entrusted to check the proliferation of illegal weapons in the country, revealed that a significant percentage of weapons recovered were smuggled from Libya, Chad,…
34 mins ago
The House of Representatives has asked the Ministry of Education to collaborate with the Ministry of Health to develop a mandatory drug test for secondary school students in Nigeria. The lawmakers argued that mandatory routine and random drug testing for students was for preventive, not punitive purposes and early intervention. This followed the adoption of…
35 mins ago
Everton manager Sean Dyche says the reduction of the club's penalty for breaching Premier League financial rules has brought "clarity" as they battle to stay in the top flight. The Goodison Park club were docked 10 points in November for breaking profit and sustainability rules in the three-year period to 2021/22 -- the biggest punishment…
48 mins ago
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has condemned Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) for calling for strike four times since he was sworn in, warning the labour union that it is not the only voice of the people. Tinubu made these remarks on Thursday during the commissioning of the Lagos Red Line Train connecting Agbado to Oyingbo. "Allow…
55 mins ago
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu's nominee for appointment to the Board of Directors of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Urum Kalu-Eke, has rejected the appointment. He is among the five persons nominated for appointment to that position. The President had earlier forwarded the names of Kalu-Eke and four others to the Senate for confirmation.…
55 mins ago
The Defense Headquarters, says the Air Component of Operation Hadin Kai, eliminated three notorious commanders, known as Abacha, Bakura and Babangida as well as 22 other jihadists. The Director, Defense Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. Edward Buba, who made this known while giving update on operations of the armed forces on Thursday in Abuja, added that the…
1 hour ago
The Minister of Steel Development, Shuaibu Audu, says Nigeria currently imports steel worth four billion dollars annually.
1 hour ago
The Senate has passed a bill for extension of service for employees of National Assembly from 60 to 65 years.
1 hour ago
Prof. Amadu Sesay, a don, has called on ECOWAS leaders to adopt vigorous diplomatic tact to convince Mali, Burkina Faso, and Niger to return to the bloc. Sesay, the former Head of the Department of International Relations, Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife, advised in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday.…