Sen Victor Umeh Hosts Prof Chukwuma Soludo As He Endorses Him

Sen Victor Umeh Hosts Prof Chukwuma Soludo As He Endorses Him

“Peter Obi and I put Gov Willie Obiano as governor of Anambra .”Gov Obiano has worked and put a seal on his achievement by building an international airport for Anambrarians. “His next job is to put a successor.”On 2nd February 2021, I sent him a mail on who he is endorsing for governor and on 26th Feb, he told me it’s Soludo. ”He did not show me body language but told me it’s prof Soludo and asked me to do my best.”The load is on my head and I called…

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Why I Lied That My Father Was Dead — Amputee Hawker

Why I lied that my father was dead — Amputee Hawker

24-year-old Lagos amputee hawker, Mary Daniel, who was recently exposed for lying about her condition, has apologized to Nigerians. The single mother of one received N25million donations from Nigerians who were moved by claims that she lost her leg in an accident that claimed the life of all passengers, including her parents, a claim that was later reported to be false. Speaking further, she said, “My father abandoned me since I was involved in this accident, there was no one to take care of me, nothing! That was why I…

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IPOB Not Behind Attacks In Southeast, Says Abaribe

IPOB Not Behind Attacks In Southeast, Says Abaribe

Senate Minority Leader Enyinnaya Abaribe has absolved the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and other pro-Biafran agitators of culpability in the attacks on police facilities and killing of security operatives in the Southeast. Abaribe noted the attacks were being carried out by those he described as ‘fifth columnists imported into Igboland’ whose key motivation was the destabilization of Igboland. There have been attacks on police stations in various states of the South East, which the police had blamed on the IPOB. However, speaking with The Nation after he delivered…

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Corporate Statement On The New Board Constitution

The Costly Board Crisis at First Bank

We refer to the Central Bank of Nigeria Limited (CBN) pronouncement on the reconstitution of the Board of Directors of First Bank of Nigeria Limited. Further to the press conference held by the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele CON on Thursday, 29 April 2021, the Boards of FBN Holdings Plc and First Bank of Nigeria Limited were dissolved and reconstituted, pursuant to their power under Banks and Other Financial Institutions Act (BOFIA) 2020. The Board of Directors of First Bank of Nigeria Limited is now…

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Sit At Home/Total Shut Down Of Biafraland May 30th In Honour Of Our Fallen Heroes

Sit At Home/Total Shut Down Of Biafraland May 30th In Honour Of Our Fallen Heroes

We the global family of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) ably led by our prophet and liberator of our time, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, wish to announce to the public and Biafrans both home and abroad, that the annual anniversary of our fallen heroes and heroines will be on Sunday, 30th of May 2021. As usual, there will be a total lockdown of the entire Biafra land on that day. There will be sit-at-home across Biafraland, Lagos, Abuja as well as northern towns with a reasonable Biafran population. The sit-at-home…

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IPOB Moving Bombs, Explosives From Lagos To Imo – DSS

IPOB Moving Bombs, Explosives From Lagos To Imo – DSS

THE Department of State Services has said the Indigenous People of Biafra’s Eastern Security Network has acquired bombs and explosives with which they intended to destabilize Imo State. The secret police stated that it received intelligence that the explosives were being moved in articulated trucks from Lagos to a hideout in Orlu, Imo State. The DSS stated this in a letter to the Brigade Commander, 34 Artillery Brigade, Obinze, Owerri, Imo State. The DSS letter with reference number, S.238/5/1538 dated April 26, 2021, was signed by I. Abdullah on behalf…

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May Day: Workers’ conditions have worsened under Buhari – ASUU, Atiku

May Day: Workers’ conditions have worsened under Buhari – ASUU, Atiku

The University of Ibadan chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and a former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, on Friday, lamented the plight of Nigerian workers, saying their conditions had worsened under the regime of President Muhammadu Buhari. ASUU said corruption and insecurity were the trademarks of the Buhari. The ASUU Chairman, UI, Prof Ayoola Akinwole, in a statement to mark the International Workers’ Day on Saturday (today), said the workers’ conditions had worsened under Buhari. The statement titled ‘Buhari-led administration: The real enemy of Nigerian workers’ urged all…

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Insecurity: I’m Disappointed In You – Buhari Tells Ortom

Insecurity: I’m disappointed in you – Buhari tells Ortom

President Muhammadu Buhari has said he was disappointed and sad to hear Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom make many accusations against his person and his administration following the recent unfortunate incidents in the state. He said that no government would be happy to see the killings of military personnel and those Internally Displaced People’s camp, urging that their lives should not be desecrated on the altar of politics. According to a statement by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, Buhari stressed that the…

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CBN Swoops On Otudeko’s Honeywell Plc, Orders Loan Repayment In 48 hours

CBN swoops on Otudeko’s Honeywell Plc, orders loan repayment in 48 hours

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has swooped on Honeywell Flour Mills PLC belonging to Mr. Oba Otudeko and ordered it to repay huge loans owed First Bank Plc within 48 hours. Otudeko, former Chairman of First Bank Holding Company (the parent company of First Bank Plc), was sacked on Thursday by CBN over governance issues and utter disregard to regulatory control. Government sources disclosed that CBN was concerned that First Bank did not comply with regulatory directives to divest its interest in Honeywell Flour Mills despite several reminders. It…

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CBN Governor’s Full Statement On The Sack Of FBN Holdings And FirstBank Board

CBN Governor’s full statement on the sack of FBN Holdings and FirstBank board

Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. The media has been awash with commentaries on the purported management changes at First Bank of Nigeria Ltd (FBN) and the related regulatory inquiry by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to the Board of First Bank of Nigeria Limited. It has therefore become necessary for me to address the public to clear any misconceptions. Ordinarily, the board is vested with the authority to make changes in the management team subject to CBN approval. However, the CBN considers itself a key stakeholder in management changes…

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