DSS flouts judge’s order as Nnamdi Kanu appears in court in same attire

Despite the order of Justice Binta Nyako of a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja that the Department of State Services should allow Nnamdi Kanu to have a change of clothes, the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra yet again appeared in court on Wednesday with the same designer wears he wore when […]

Buhari’s dictator background saved Nigeria from collapse: Gov. Ayade

“Perhaps, if it was not Buhari’s administration with his military background, the country would have collapsed at this stage,” Mr Ayade said. Cross River Governor Ben Ayade says President Muhammadu Buhari’s military background saved the country from collapse, but Nigerians don’t know. “Perhaps, if it was not Buhari’s administration with his military background, the country […]

[BREAKING] Nnamdi Kanu: FG brings documentary evidence to court

The Federal Government may today (Wednesday) open the trial of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu on the terrorism charges after his formal arraignment. It is reported that exhibits likely to be tendered against Kanu by the government have been brought to the courtroom where the arraignment is scheduled to […]

Federal Govt Moves Documentary Evidence Against Kanu To Courtroom

Baring last-minute changes, the federal government will this Wednesday open the trial of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafran (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, in the terrorism charges preferred against him after his formal arraignment. Exhibits likely to be tendered against Kanu by government have been brought to the courtroom where the arraignment […]

Standard Chartered Bank Promises Staff Job Security Amid Closure Of Branches

With plans in place to close up to half of its branches in a switch to digital banking, Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria has said the closure of branches would not prompt downsizing the staff base of the bank this year. Report by international newswire, Bloomberg, last week had revealed that the plans are already underway […]

Nigerians will be richer in 2022: Bismarck Rewane

He projected the country’s inflation to remain structurally high with a full year average of 13.3 per cent. Chief Executive Officer, Financial Derivatives, Bismarck Rewane, says Nigerians will be richer in 2022, while pegging the country’s economic growth for the year at 3.4 per cent. “Nigeria would be richer and better off in 2022 and […]

NITDA Empowers Youths, Rural Women On ICT, Techpreneur

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has continued in its national-wide capacity building on digital literacy for the teeming youths and women across the country. It is a part of efforts to bridge the digital divide in the country through the implementation of the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy. Digital literacy and skills, […]

Ebonyi Igbos will never be part of Biafra: Gov. Umahi

“We are not Biafra. We have been so oppressed, and now we are finding our feet, and you want us to go back. We will not. We will not,” Mr Umahi insisted.

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi says Igbos in Ebonyi will not aspire for or be part of Biafra because the state has been “so oppressed.”

“First and foremost, I have been saying it, if anybody tells you about Biafra, tell them Ebonyi state will never be part of Biafra. We are not Biafra. We have been so oppressed, and now we are finding our feet, and you want us to go back. We will not. We will not,” Mr Umahi insisted.

Mr Umahi made this statement in Abakaliki Thursday after declaring he will run for president in 2023 on Wednesday.