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Court rejects Kanu’s request for transfer to Kuje, adjourns case until Nov 10

Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has rejected Nnamdi Kanu’s request to be transferred to Kuje Correctional Center.The detained leader of the proscribed Indigenous People...

IPOB condemns killings of monarchs, others in Imo

The Indigenous People of Biafra has described as condemnable the killing of monarchs and other innocent citizens in Imo State, South-East zone of Nigeria.This is as the secessionist group cl...

Nnamdi Kanu trial: Roads deserted, banks, others shut down in Imo

Imo roads deserted, banks, others shut down as Nnamdi Kanu’s trial holds in AbujaChidiebube Okeoma, OwerriThe three major towns in Imo State – Owerri, Orlu, and Okigwe – were deserted on...

BREAKING: Kanu pleads not guilty to FG’s amended charge

Detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has pleaded not guilty to the seven-count amended charge the Federal Government preferred against him.Kanu, who was ...

Lawyers demand Kanu’s presence as trial resumes today

The legal team of the detained leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, on Wednesday warned that the Federal Government must bring him before Justice Binta Nyako of a Fede...

EndSARS: Foundation laments failure of govt to address demands

As protesters mark one year of bloody EndSARS protest, Wednesday, a non-profit making organization, One Love Foundation, OLF, has lamented failure of government to address demands made by youths to...

Soldier killed, houses burnt as troops, Imo youths clash

There was tension in Etekuru, in the Ohaji Egbema Local Government Area of Imo State on Wednesday when soldiers and youths in the community clashed.Our correspondent gathered that a soldier ...

Scam Alert: NNPC disclaims fake 50th anniversary quiz contest

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Tuesday disowned a fake quiz competition trending online which claimed to celebrate its 50th anniversary.The Group General Manager, Grou...

UNIZIK signs PPP to establish transport scheme

The Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka in Anambra State, has signed a Private Public Partnership, PPP, arrangement with integrated Mass Transit Companies to create jobs, employment through the establi...

Ndigbo react to Uzodinma’s civil war compensation request

Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma last week called for the establishment of a special fund by the Federal Government to compensate the people of the South-East over the huge devas...

No going back on #EndSARSMemorial rally, protesters reply Lagos police

Protesters have insisted that their planned rally in commemoration of the one year anniversary of #EndSARS in the country would hold on Wednesday.This is despite police warning that no prote...

Airport project: Ekiti farmers protest delay in payment of compensation

No fewer than one thousand farmers across five communities in Ekiti on Monday staged a protest against non-payment of compensation for their farmlands acquired by the state government.The Ne...

We don’t have chalks in our schools, Cross River teachers lament

Teachers in state-owned primary and secondary schools in Cross River on Monday lamented that they provided chalks by themselves to be able to teach.Mr Castro Ezama, Special Adviser to Govern...

Pro-Buhari group condemns southern govs’ anti-open grazing law

The group, No Alternative to Buhari and Osinbajo 2019, have condemned the anti-open grazing law governors from the 17 southern states plan to enact in their jurisdictions.This was contained ...

Fake news, hate speeches: Anybody found guilty must face the law — Umahi

GOVERNOR David Umahi of Ebonyi State, has stated that anybody found guilty of fake news and hate speeches will be punished under the law in the state.According to Umahi, the era of people ...

Golden Dawn: World Igbo congress opposes military deployment in Southeast

The World Igbo Congress, WIC, has opposed the deployment of the military in the southeast under the guise of the ‘Golden Dawn’ operation.WIC said that what is in the offering is another form...

Agriculture lifted 4.21 million Nigerians out of poverty – FG

The Federal Government has said about 4.21 million Nigerians were lifted out of poverty through the agricultural sector in the past two years.The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Developmen...

Wizkid’s Essence makes history, becomes first African song to reach Top 10 on Billboard Hot 100 Chart

A few months after Wizkid’s ‘Essence’ featuring Tems, and Justin Bieber was released, the song has gone ahead to make history as the first African song to reach Top 10 on Billboard Hot 1...

I was shocked BBNaija critics spread death rumours about me – Host Ebuka

Big Brother Naija Shine Ya Eye host, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, said he was shocked when BBNaija critics spread death rumours about him.The show host made this revelation during his sign-out intervi...

South-East governors demand 2023 presidency

GOVERNORS of the South East zone on Friday asked all political parties in the country to pick their 2023 presidential candidates from the zone. Chairman, South East Governors Forum and Governor of ...