Ahiara Declaration Re-Echoes In Ahiara Diocesses; The Message.

At a point during the civil war, my family lived at Ahiara, Mbaise. Then, Ahiara was a rural community tucked almost equidistant between two sleepy, little towns: Owerri and Umuahia. The presence of a military hospital, a detachment of Army Supply and Transport, a nearby Army Engineer encampment and many Biafrans that evacuated from cities and towns already captured by the federal forces nudged up its population and added to its verve. Still, it remained indisputably a serene village. Interestingly, it was from this rustic simplicity that the Ahaira Declaration…

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Ohanaeze Ndigbo United Kingdom Chapter Not Dissolved – NniaNwodo

The President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief NniaNwodo has dismissed reports making the rounds that he had dissolved its chapter in the United Kingdom (UK). Nwodo’s comment followed a report in some sections of the media on 8 which claimed that Ohanaeze Ndigbo chapters in UK and Ghana had been dissolved. But in a swift reaction,  Nwodo in a text message that the carriers of such information were agents of mischief. According to Nwodo, I did not dissolve Ohanaeze Executive in the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland. There is neither a…

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Ex-INEC Chair, Prof. Maurice Iwu Remanded In Prison Custody

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos ordered that the former Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Professor Maurice Mmaduakolam Iwu, be remanded in prison custody, pending the fulfillment of the bail terms granted him by the court. Justice Chuka Austine Obiozor, made the remand order after taken arguments on Professor Iwu’s bail application, filed by his lawyer, Mr. Ahmed Raji (SAN) and lawyer to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Rotimi Oyedepo. The EFCC had arraigned the former INEC chairman before the court, on a four-count charge of…

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No Issues With Airworthiness Of the Aircraf – Air Peace

Air Peace Limited has said that the landing incident of flight P4 7191 at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos on July 23, 2019, has nothing to do with the airworthiness of the airplane. The Safety Manager, Air Peace Limited, Capt. Godfrey Ogbogu made the clarification in a statement made available to journalists today. According to him, “Our preliminary in-house investigation indicates that in a bid to make a positive touchdown as required by procedures during such wet weather operations, the pilot landed the airplane harder…

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Court Grants DSS Permission To Detain Sowore For 45 Days

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has granted the Department of State Service(DSS), permission to detain publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, for 45 days. The DSS had filed a motion to the court to detain the convener of the proposed #RevolutionNow protest for 90 days, but the court only granted 45 days. Justice TaiwoTaiwo, ruling today in an ex-parte motion by the DSS, stated that he would allow the agency detain Sowore for 45 days in the first instance, which could be renewed upon and application, to enable…

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Kogi Deputy Governor Elder Simon Achuba Suspended By APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Kogi State chapter has stated that it has suspended the Deputy Governor of the state, Elder Simon Achuba for alleged anti-party activities before, during and after the 2019 general elections. The party has allegedly based the Deputy Governor’s suspension on actions Deputy Governor took that embarrassed APC family in Kogi state. Speaking with journalists in Lokoja on the matter, Kogi APC Chairman, Abdullahi Bello, stated the party received several petitions from stakeholders in Iyano ward, Ibaji Local Government Area, where the Deputy Governor hails from.…

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Nigeria’s Insecurity: Police Releases Phone Numbers Of Force Spokespersons In Nigeria, State-By-State

The Nigeria Police Force has released phone numbers of its public relations officers nationwide to the public. The police’s chief spokesman DCP Frank Mba said the list was released with a view to making Nigeria safer and more secure for economic development and growth. Mba stated that the publication of the phone numbers of the spokesmen became imperative so as “to create a safe and secure environment for everyone living in Nigeria”. Here are the names and numbers of the police’s spokespersons State by State: DCP Frank Mba: 08038375844 Deputy…

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FAAN Boss Pays Courtesy Visit To Imo State Governor, Says Owerri Airport Strategic To South Eastern Region

           L-R: His Excellency, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, Governor, Imo State; Capt. Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu, MD, FAAN; Engr. Salisu Daura, Director of Engineering Services & Honorious Anozie, Director of Human Resources & Administration, in Owerri. The Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria(FAAN) Capt. Rabiu Yadudu has said that Owerri Airport is very strategic to the economic development of the South Eastern region, hence the need to collaborate to develop infrastructure at the airport. He said this when he paid a courtesy call on the…

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You Said Jonathan Was Weak In Tackling Boko Haram Insurgency, But You Are Weaker- Ahamba. …Advise Buhari To Tackle Insecurity In The Country.

Elder statesman Chief Mike Ahamba, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), in the past represented President Muhammadu Buhari as an opposition candidate at the presidential election tribunal, says president Buhari said Jonathan was weak, but he is weaker. Chief Mike Ahamba, was Muhammadu Buhari’s lawyer before he won the 2015 Presidential election slams him, has called out the President over the insecurity menace rocking the country. The Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) insinuated that President Buhari has lost his grip on leading the nation while recalling how his former client…

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UBAmarketplace2019 Puts Abuja on Lockdown With SME Exhibitions, Movies, Fashion and Shopping …Wizkid Becomes UBA Ambassador

The over 20,000 guests who attended the UBAmarketplace 2019 were left in awe and full of commendation for United Bank for Africa and REDTV as they were treated to a great line up of activities during the two-day event which was held on the July 26th and 27th at the Transcorp Hilton hotel in Abuja. The UBAmarketplace event which took place on the sidelines of the 2019 edition of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Forum – the largest gathering of the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Africa, provided the attendees and participants with a huge platform to…

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