A preponderance of reports indicates that there is a sustained rise in the incidences of ritual killings in the country mostly for money. This is by no means a recent occurrence. It is just that it is adding to the fears and anxieties generated by the security challenges that are so pervasive in the nation. […]
Rwanda on Monday reopened its land border with Uganda after a three-year closure, signalling a thaw in relations between the two East African neighbours. The frontier had been closed in February 2019 as political tensions between Kigali and Kampala spiralled, leading to the near collapse of two-way trade. Rwanda announced its decision to reopen the […]
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party in Edo State, Barr. Kenneth Imasuangbon, has backed former Vice President of Nigeria, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to pick the party ticket for next year’s general election. Some chieftains of the PDP had recently called on Atiku to support younger aspirants from the Southern part of the country. However, […]
“I am very, very sad and angry. I don’t think anything will make meaning to me tonight again.” On Sunday, football fans in Osogbo expressed sadness as Super Eagles crashed out of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon after losing 1-0 to Tunisia in the round of 16. The football enthusiasts said […]
Mr Adesina noted that the projects could address Nigeria’s foreign exchange deficits and save about $9 billion yearly from petroleum products imports. African Development Bank (AfDB) president Akinwumi Adesina has described the Dangote refinery and fertiliser plants as projects that would positively affect Africa’s economic growth and development. Mr Adesina noted that the projects could […]
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, […]
“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.
“Pleased to inform…the general public of the closure of access roads to the Arcade, Federal Secretariat Complex and environs on Friday by 2:00 p.m prompt President Muhammadu Buhari’s regime has ordered the closure of roads accessing Arcade, Phase I, II and III of the Federal Secretariat complexes and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Abuja. […]
The Partner Support Portal provides a direct channel for government officials and Twitter staff to manage prohibited content that violates Twitter community rules.” Microblogging site Twitter has kept mute over granting tweet-deletion and other powers to President Muhammadu Buhari’s regime as it welcomes the lifting of the ban imposed by the Nigerian government. “We are […]
The federal government has lifted the suspension slammed on US micro-blogging organisation, Twitter, in Nigeria following a directive from President Muhammadu Buhari to end the ban effective from today. Director-general of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, who also chaired the Technical Committee, Nigeria-Twitter Engagement, made the announcement yesterday in a […]