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We’re not part of Biafra govt in exile – IPOB  

Those piloting government in exile in the USA are not IPOB members, and they don’t mean well for Biafra freedom and restoration By Valentine Amanze The Nnamdi Kanu-led Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has raised alarm over plot by some individuals in U.S.A to form “Biafra Government in Exile” and float a currency to back […]

VP-elect Shetima in Niger without Tinubu, woos IBB, Abdulsalami for support

Shetima described peaceful co-existence as an essential ingredient without which no meaningful development can thrive By Mohammed Usman The Vice President-elect, Senator Kashim Shetima, has kick-started a one-man campaign without his principal and the president-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, with meetings with Nigeria’s past leaders, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB), and Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, at their […]

Why Judicial Service commission dismissed court judge in Niger

  Bako was also indicted in a second petition alleging that he used the powers of his office to intimidate and collected N400, 000 from Fulani herders whose cattle he claimed destroyed his beans farm   By Mohammed Usman   A Magistrate Court Judge in Salka, Magama Local Government Area of Niger State, Alhaji Mohammed […]

Victor Osimhen: Beyond Manchester United’s interest

  With the exploits of other African great players in Europe like the current African Footballer of the Year, Sadio Mane; and the Egyptian sensation, Mohammed Salah, the scamble for Osimhen’s signature by the very big European clubs may eclipse their records     By Valentine Amanze (30-03-2923)   Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen has become Africa’s […]

Big Tent odyssey and saving democracy in Nigeria

‘Strong institutions and values remain key therefore to saving Nigeria and true Patriots are obliged to intensify the struggle as we smell freedom from the hard work of Obidients and the Big Tent in 2023’   By Pat Utomi   There are many still in shock about February 25 and March 18, 2023 elections. This […]

How Nigeria’s oil, gas communities united against environmental polluters

Nnimmo Bassey     ‘You can see the environment. The roofing sheets are all rusty. What we want is for the oil company operating here to mitigate the effects of their operations in the community by stopping pollution and cleaning up the damaged areas’   By Kome Odhomor   Oil and gas extraction activities in […]

Police confirm women protest in Ebonyi, to go after sponsors

  ‘The protest was carried out by women and it was intended for seven days; it had to do with herdsmen killing in the place’   By Nweze Anaga, Abakaliki   The Ebonyi State Police command has confirmed the destruction of property in the state by women protesting the killing of a youngman by herdsmen […]

Why Tottenham sacked Conte

Antonio Conte | AP News   ‘We achieved Champions League qualification in Antonio’s first season at the Club. We thank Antonio for his contribution and wish him well for the future’   The management Tottenham Hotspurs FC has sacked Antonio Conte few months to the end of his contract following the manager’s extraordinary outburst in […]

How police arrested man who raped taxi driver at gunpoint

Christian Jacquez Taylor   ‘When the taxi arrived, Taylor entered the car, pulled out a gun, forced the victim to take off her clothes while in the car, and raped her at gunpoint’   The police have arrested a suspect, Christian Jacquez Taylor, for allegedly raping a driver he invited for a trip at gunpoint. […]

Air Peace gets approval for non-stop Israel flights from April

Air Peace (file photo)   ‘The pact would let carriers from the two countries to operate flights between Tel Aviv and cities in Nigeria, like Lagos and Abuja’   By Valentine Amanze   Nigeria’s Air Peace has become the first beneficiary of the boosted business tie between Israel and Nigeria.   Israeli Transport Minister, Miri […]