The US wants to reset its economic ties with Africa

The US wants to reset its economic ties with Africa

America has been a longstanding partner to Africa’s nations and its people, leading in aid and development assistance, healthcare, and the fight against transnational terrorism. But Africa is more than conflict and poverty—it represents important opportunities in trade and investment, and many of the world’s major economies recognize this fact. Many African countries are rapidly enhancing integration into global capital markets and innovating and developing sizable domestic markets. The continent, with a population in excess of 1.3 billion people, a median age under 20 years old, and a landmass large…

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Ikonso’s Death: ESN New Commander Has Taken Over – IPOB

Ikonso’s Death: ESN New Commander Has Taken Over – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) says it has appointed a replacement for its commander killed by security operatives military in Imo State. Emmanuel Powerful, the Media and Publicity Secretary to the group, disclosed this during an interview on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics. “They can say whatever they like, but we are intact. Another commander has taken over,” he said, adding, “I won’t tell you” when asked to name the successor of the secessionist group’s number two man who was popularly known as Ikonson Commander. The IPOB spokesman alleged that their…

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Ikonso Was Ambushed, Killed While Sleeping In His Father’s House – Nnamdi Kanu

Ikonso Was Ambushed, Killed While Sleeping In His Father’s House – Nnamdi Kanu

The Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has given details on how the Eastern Security Network Commander Ikonso was killed in Imo State. Ikonso hails from the Awomama area of Imo state. Nnamdi Kanu in a broadcast said that the news of the death of Commander Ikonso broke his heart more than the death of his parents and has promised revenge on those who connived to the brave freedom fighter. Kanu said that Nigeria and the World will Remember the death of Ikonso. Nnamdi Kanu revealed…

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IPOB Confirm Commander’s Kill, Says Uzodinma Has Murdered Sleep “Will Pay Dearly”

IPOB Confirm Commander’s Kill, Says Uzodinma Has Murdered Sleep “Will Pay Dearly”

The proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra has confirmed the killing of one of its commanders, saying Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma will pay dearly. The earlier report that police operatives and their counterparts from the Nigerian Army and Department of State Services have killed Ikonso and six other militia members in Imo State. The men, who were identified as members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, were killed during an early morning raid on their hideout at Awomama village, Oru East Local Government Area of Imo State, on Saturday.…

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Green Africa Airline Takes Delivery Of First ATR 72-600 Aircraft

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Green Africa, Nigeria’s Lagos-based value airline, said one of its three ATR 72-600 aircraft leased from ACIA Aero Leasing, a  regional aircraft lessor has arrived at the Murtala Muhammed Airport(MMA), Lagos. This was made known in an online statement signed by the Senior Manager, Marketing & Communications, Oyinade Osobajo in the statement said that this is the first of the three aircraft currently leased from ACIA Aero Leasing. The image maker said that the carrier recently unveiled the livery of two aircraft (5N-GAE and 5N-GAA) and that the third aircraft…

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Hero Documentary Celebrates Igbo Apprenticeship System

Hero documentary celebrates Igbo apprenticeship system

It was an evening of cultural pride and nostalgia when a larger brand, Hero, hosted the exclusive premiere of a documentary on the Igbo apprenticeship system titled, The Hero’s Walk. The event which had actors, filmmakers and cultural icons in attendance held recently at Filmhouse Cinema, Lekki, Lagos, capping off a tour that was preceded by in-market screenings of the documentary in Aba (Abia State), Nnewi (Anambra), Onitsha (Anambra), and Port-Harcourt (Rivers). The documentary is an exposé on the Igbo apprenticeship system majorly practiced in the Southeastern part of the…

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Uzodinma You’ve ‘Murdered Sleep’, Says IPOB On Death Of Ikonso, ESN Commander

Uzodinma You’ve ‘Murdered Sleep’, Says IPOB On Death Of Ikonso, ESN Commander

Security agencies had faulted the ESN, the security wing of IPOB, for the attack on the police headquarters in Imo and the Nigerian Correctional Service. The Indigenous People of Biafra have vowed to avenge the death of the Eastern Security Network’s commander, called Ikonso. Ikonso was killed on Saturday by the security operatives in a joint raid of the ESN in Awomawa, Oru local government area of Imo State on Saturday. Security agencies had faulted the ESN, the security wing of IPOB, for the attack on the police headquarters in…

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2 Security Aides Kill As Gunmen Raze Gov. Uzodinma’s Country Home In Oru East LGA

2 Security Aides Kill As Gunmen raze Gov. Uzodinma’s country home In Oru East LGA

Unknown gunmen have attacked the country home of the governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma. They were said to have invaded the governor’s village house in the early hours of Saturday, before torching it. The gunmen who invaded the governor’s house in Omuma in the Oru East Local Government Area of the state in the early hours of Saturday killed two security men on duty before torching it. An eyes witness said, it was “at about 9 am today, Saturday, April 24th, a group of hoodlums numbering about 15 driving…

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Man Arrested For Dating 35 Women Same Time

Man Arrested For Dating 35 Women Same Time

A Japanese man has been arrested after reportedly dating more than 35 women at the same time in a bid to get birthday presents Takashi Miyagawa, a part-time worker, is being investigated for allegedly defrauding dozens of women by pretending he was serious about each of their relationships and receiving hundreds of pounds worth of gifts from them. He was apparently caught out when the women joined forces to create a victims’ association after discovering his extensive infidelity and reported him to the police, according to local media. Among the…

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ESN Deputy Commander Ikonso killed As Army Raid Awomama, Imo State

ESN Deputy Commander Ikonson killed As Army Raid Awomama, Imo State

…One army officer and three policemen lost their lives in the process The Nigerian army says security operatives conducted a raid on the headquarters of the Eastern Security Network (ESN) in Imo state on Saturday, during which the deputy commander of the group, identified as Ikonson commander, was killed. “A combined team of security forces led by troops of the Nigerian Army has raided the operational Headquarters of the IPOB/ESN terrorists in Awomama Village, Oru East LGA of Imo State,” the statement reads Mohammed Yerima, army spokesman, confirmed the development,…

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