Gov Amaechi held hostage by soldiers and federal government security agents

The Rivers State Government has expressed concern about the safety of Governor Chibuike Amaechi, alleging that he is “is right now being held hostage commando style by soldiers and federal government security agents in Odudu, Ondo state.” The allegation was contained in a statement issued in Port Harcourt by Rivers State Commissioner of Information and…

Uwazuruike was said to have accepted the President’s offer and advice as he directed his members to embrace peace.

By Tony Edike, Enugu FORTY-four years after the Nigerian Civil War ended and the Biafra Republic which was led by the late Ikemba Nnew,   Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu collapsed, the agitation for the rebirth of the defunct republic has been kept alive in the minds of some die-hard believers of the Igbo secession bid.  …

How NFVCB wants the truth in the “Half of a yellow sun” removed so that its purpose will be defeated, though NFVCB denies this.

The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) on Wednesday reiterated that it did not ban the movie “Half of A Yellow Sun ’’ as being speculated. This is contained in a statement signed by Mr Caesar Kagho, Acting Head, and Corporate Affairs of NFVCB, in Abuja.The statement said it had become necessary for NFVCB…

MONEY-LAUNDERING Jonathan SALES CORRUTION FOR CORRUPTION: He withdraws charges against Mohammed Abacha.

BY IKECHUKWU NNOCHIRI ABUJA—The Attorney- General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke, SAN, yesterday, withdrew the money laundering charge preferred against the eldest son of the late military dictator, Mohammed Abacha. Mohammed was accused of concealing the sum of N446.3 billion allegedly stolen from the national treasury between 1995 and 1998.…

ACF, also a branch of Boko Haram Condemns Categorizing Northerners As Boko Haram Members

By SaharaReporters, New YorkThe apex socio-cultural organization of Northern Nigeria, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), has condemned in strong terms any attempts to categorize Northern Nigerians as members of Boko Haram, citing the danger of arresting people on account of appearance, faith or origin.The group expressed its position through Muhammad Ibrahim, its National Publicity Secretary, in…