• President Buhari Receives South East Traditional Rulers at the State House Abuja

    President Buhari Receives South East Traditional Rulers at the State House Abuja

    President Buhari, received some powerful traditional rulers from the South East in State House Abuja.

    This was revealed in the pictures shared on the Facebook page of the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina.

    The President played host to the Executive Secretary, South East Council of Traditional Rulers HRM Igwe Lawrence Agubuzu.

    Also, HRM Agubuzu who was accompanied on the visit by Obi of Onitsha HRM Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe, Chairman, South East Council of Traditional […]

  • Buhari to visit South-East, plans to inaugurate infrastructural projects

    Buhari to visit South-East, plans to inaugurate infrastructural projects

    President Muhammadu Buhari will visit Ebonyi State, South East of Nigeria in March, 2017 to inaugurate three flyover projects being constructed by the state government.

    The three flyovers, being constructed on the Enugu-Abakaliki federal highway, is part of the trans-Saharan route to Cameroon.

    Gov. David Umahi made the announcement on Friday during his inaugural visit to the permanent site of Ebonyi State University.

    He said: “the projects are in their eight months of construction and they are expected to be completed by March […]

  • South-East traditional rulers ask Buhari to consider IPOB

    South-East traditional rulers ask Buhari to consider IPOB

    South East Council of Traditional Rulers, an umbrella body for Igbo traditional rulers have advised President Muhammadu Buhari to listen to the grievances of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), with a bid to finding lasting solution.

    This is as the President told those contemplating the break up of the country to have a rethink.

    The monarchs assured the President that they would continue to engage and preach to IPOB and other agitators on the need to embrace dialogue.

    According to the South […]

  • Okorocha hails Kalu’s defection to APC, calls on South East leaders to follow example

    Okorocha hails Kalu’s defection to APC, calls on South East leaders to follow example

    Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has said the recent defection of former Abia governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) was not only a big asset to the political  party but also a benefit to the people of the South East.

    Okorocha said he was glad that  political leaders in the East were beginning to respond positively to his clarion call to join  the APC and called on other frontline politicians in the zone to emulate the […]

  • IPOB raises alarm over US plan to deploy 500 drones to South-South, South-East

    IPOB raises alarm over US plan to deploy 500 drones to South-South, South-East

    It was gathered that the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has raised the alarm over an alleged plan by President Barack Obama of United States to deploy 500 units of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) popularly called “Drones” with a view to using them to bomb and massacre Biafrans under the guise of stopping pipeline vandalism.

    The group alleged that the deployment and bombings was supposed to have started about six months ago, but was put on hold because of the possible […]

  • South-east governors are incompetent – CNPP, CLO

    South-east governors are incompetent – CNPP, CLO

    According to reports, the Conference of Nigeria Political Parties, CNPP, and the Civil Liberties Organisation, CLO, yesterday protested what they called insensitivity of South-East Governors to the plight of the people.

    The two organizations also concluded that the governors had performed below expectation.

    Newsmen reports that hundreds of the coalition members, bearing placards, marched round Enugu metropolis before moving to Government House to register their grievances.

    Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Elder Gabriel Aja, who represented Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, addressed the protesters.

    He […]

  • Customs impound N1.9bn goods in South-East, South-South zones

    Customs impound N1.9bn goods in South-East, South-South zones

    It was gathered that the Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit Zone C, Owerri says it has recorded a total of 231 seizures of contraband goods with an Overall Duty Paid Value of N1.9bn in the third quarter of the year 2016.

    This is in contrast to the 379 seizures with a DPV of over N2bn impounded in 2015.

    The Customs Area Controller of the Unit, Mr. Haruna Mamudu, disclosed this through the Public Relations Officer, Onuigbo Ifeoma, while briefing newsmen on […]

  • Biafra: IPOB to shut down South East Sept 23

    Biafra: IPOB to shut down South East Sept 23

    According to reports, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has declared September 23, 2016 for Biafrans worldwide to protest the continued detention of its leader,  Nnamdi Kanu and for the freedom of Biafra people.

    The group said the worldwide protest would  take place in all countries across the globe except in Biafraland and Nigeria where church services will be held.

    A statement by IPOB Media and Publicity Secretary, Mr. Emma Powerful said every IPOB member and other Biafrans living in Nigeria and […]

  • FG condemns calls by some groups asking herdsmen to leave South-East region

    FG condemns calls by some groups asking herdsmen to leave South-East region

    The Federal Government has condemned calls by some individuals and groups in the south-east geo political zone for herdsmen to leave the region.

    The Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, stated this on Sunday at Uburu, Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi.

    He was addressing journalists on the outcome of the All Progressives Congress, APC, South-East stakeholders meeting.

    According to him, the call is uncalled for as President Muhammadu Buhari has directed relevant agencies to take appropriate actions in halting the killings […]

  • South-East leads in WASSCE performance chart again

    South-East leads in WASSCE performance chart again

    Details of the May/June 2015 West African Senior School Certificate Examination emerged on Thursday with states in the South-East, again, leading in the performance chart of candidates who obtained credits in at least five subjects, including English Language and Mathematics.

    Abia State topped the chart with 33, 762 of its 52, 801 candidates.

    This came as no candidate obtained five credits and above, including English and Mathematics from four Federal Government colleges.

    The schools are the Federal Government Girls’ College, Bajoga, Gombe State; […]