The Southeast must embrace other geopolitical zones in politics to get its fair share of Nigeria, Sen. Onyekachi Nwebonyi (APC- Ebonyi North) said in Abakaliki on Monday. Nwebonyi, vice-chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriation and Water Resources told a news conference that the zone must play politics that would accommodate it fairly in the…
President Bola Tinubu had on assumption to office on May 29 offered a glimpse of hope of one who is likely to do things differently when he appointed fresh service chiefs with good national spread.
Two divisions of the Nigerian Army have partnered to fight against the operations of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in the Southeast. Army spokesperson, Iweha Ikedichi, in a statement on Wednesday, announced that the General Officers Commanding (GOC) 82 and 6 Divisions have committed to cooperate and work even more closely. This commitment was…
The Senate has called on the Federal Government (FG) to extradite the factional leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Simon Ekpa from Finland. The red chamber also condemned the Monday sit-at-home being observed across all the states in the South-Eastern region of Nigeria. The Senators reached the resolution during a plenary session at…
The Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate in the 2023 election, Peter Obi, said the sit-at-home by a faction of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is a criminal activity causing innocent people to suffer. Obi, a former Anambra State governor in a series of tweets, called for a more strategic approach to stop the killings…
A former minister of State for Labour and Productivity, Festus Keyamo, has claimed that elites in the southeast are afraid of speaking up against the insecurity in the region for fear of reprisal attack. Keyamo said this on Tuesday while speaking about the fresh two-week sit-at-home/lockdown in the South East which was earlier announced by…
With the 2023 general elections done with, save for the few rescheduled supplementary elections, members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the southeast region have been pondering the dwindling electoral misfortunes that have bedeviled the party in the zone.
The detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has filed a lawsuit against the Federal Government for labeling IPOB as a terrorist organisation. The suit marked E/20/2023, and filed by Kanu’s Special Counsel, Aloy Ejimakor at an Enugu State High Court, is seeking the court Order that self-determination is not a…
26 Oct 2022
The recent abduction of Hon. Linus Abaa Okorie, the Labour Party (LP) Senatorial contender for Ebonyi South Senatorial District, reinforced the simmering challenges confronting outgoing Southeast
17 Sep 2022
There are feelings of unease in the southeast region of the country. Fear, worries and uncertainties, which had for some time now become the hallmark of the region, have exacerbated.
9 Sep 2022
Some prominent Nigerians from different walks of life in the South-East have paid glowing tribute to the late British Monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, who died on Thursday at the age of 96. Many hailed her for being the longest-serving monarch, having been on the throne for 70 years. They said that the nonagenarian lived a…
22 Aug 2022
Outcomes of party primaries by political parties in the Southeast to elect flag bearers in the 2023 general elections shows that it’s still not time for the women folk, despite the acclaimed