Nnamdi Kanu: Defence team makes a U-turn on Orji Kalu’s summons (Punch)

The defence team of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, has dropped its push to have a former Governor of Abia State Orji Kalu appear before the Federal High Court in Abuja and testify about…

Ifeajuna: Sports hero forgotten by history- Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

He was the wunderkind who won Nigeria’s first ever gold medal at a world-class sporting competition. He was equally the first Nigerian to lead a military coup! They no longer make men like Emmanuel Arinze Ifeajuna. Ifeajuna was yet to…

Truth about 1966 coup (Sun)

January 15, 1966 coup and Biafra: Myth and realities, Alaigbo Development Foundation, 2018; Forth Dimension Publishers The book,January 15, 1966 Coup and Biafra: Myth and Realities, is presented as the authentic account of the events of the January 1966 Coup and…

Police stop suspected IPOB arsonists in Rivers (Guardian)

The Rivers Police Command says it has restored normalcy after suspected members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) allegedly burnt trucks belonging to Dangote Industries Ltd. The command’s Spokesman, DSP Nnamdi Omoni, confirmed the development to the News Agency of…

Group urges women to continually lead society out of injustice (Vanguard)

Women Arise for Change Initiatives, an NGO, on Saturday advised Nigerian women not to allow themselves to be silenced by anti-democratic elements in the society. Joe Okei-Odumakin, President of the group, said in Lagos that women had the right to…

Anxiety as IPOB resumes call for election boycott (Nation)

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Friday resumed the call for election boycott in the Southeast ahead of the 2019 general elections. The proscribed group insisted on a referendum and sovereign state of Biafra as part of conditions to end…

Can football save Nigeria? – Abiodun Kuforiji Nkwocha

Football is weird. I was briefly into football. I remember watching the first world cup that Nigeria qualified for back in 1994. I was quite young but I can never forget what that was like. The build up to our…

Sit-at-home: Marginalisation of Ndigbo saddening, but we’re not with IPOB—Umahi (Vanguard)

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State yesterday explained that even though the South East geopolitical zone was not happy with the way and manner it was being marginalised in the affairs of the nation, he does not agree with the…

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