Sunday, 12 September, 2021

Month: June 2021


The Minority Leader of the Senate, Enyinnaya Abaribe, has advised the Federal Government to apply caution and strict adherence to the rule of law in handling the issue of Nnamdi Kanu. Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Read more…


Indications have emerged that the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, was arrested in Kenya. The Spokesperson for IPOB, Emma Powerful, revealed this in a message sent to The PUNCH on Wednesday. The message quoted Kingsley Kanu as saying, Read more…


By Uche Nworah (ABS News) Dr. Onyekachukwu Ibezim, a native of Mbaukwu in Awka South local government area of Anambra state, has been nominated by the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) as running mate to the party’s candidate in the Read more…


30th June, 2021 PRESS STATEMENT The PDP Governors’ Forum hereby congratulates, Mr Valentine Chineto Ozigbo, for emerging victorious in the just concluded PDP Governorship Primaries in Anambra State. Your victory in such a keenly contested election signposts your victory in Read more…


By Ifeoma Ejiofor Valentine Ozigbo, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flag-bearer for the 2021 Anambra governorship election, has been presented with his certificate of return after winning the party’s primary election held on Saturday, June 26, 2021. Prince Uche Secondus, Read more…


US comedian Bill Cosby’s sexual assault conviction has been overturned by Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court, paving the way for his release. Cosby, 83, has served more than two years of a three to 10-year sentence at a state prison near Philadelphia. Read more…


Civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, on Tuesday, urged the Federal Government to stop “pampering” bandits and terrorists in the country. The group was reacting to the reported re-arrest and re-arraignment of the leader of the Read more…


The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, on Tuesday, kept mum over the re-arrest and re-arraignment of leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu. When contacted, National Publicity Secretary of the group led by George Obiozor, Chief Read more…


Former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has congratulated the winner of the gubernatorial primary elections conducted by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra State at the weekend, Mr. Valentine Ozigbo. In a statement signed on his behalf by his Read more…


The Anglican Communion, Enugu Diocese, has condemned the designation of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorists organisation describing the group as agitators for fairness and equity. The church stated this in a communique issued at the end of Read more…


Eswatini’s prime minister has denied that King Mswati III has fled to South Africa following clashes between the security forces and demonstrators. Pro-democracy protests intensified overnight in the country, formerly known as Swaziland, with government buildings, shops and trucks set Read more…


The decision by Polish Justice Minister Zbigniew Ziobro to dismiss court officials without appeal violated their right to challenge their early removal from the posts, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled. Following a series of judicial reforms Read more…