Two Nigerians and an Israeli citizen with $9.3m cash held in S-Africa

Two Nigerians and an Israeli citizen are presently being held by South African police for attempting to illegally bring $9.3m cash into the country. South Africa’s City Press newspaper reported that the accused persons brought the money which is in bundles of unused $100 bills, packed in three suitcases in a small business jet, a Bombardier Challenger 600 with a Nigerian crew.

2015: Igbo leaders give condition to support PDP in Lagos

ABUJA—A coalition of Igbo leaders from the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, has demanded the the deputy governorship slot in the forthcoming gubernatorial election in Lagos State as a precondition to support the People’s Democratic Party, PDP..The coalition also added its voice to demand for immediate removal of the…

MASSOB threatens to become the next B’Haram in South East over Uwazurike

Movement For the Actualiza­tion of Sover­eign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has warned that the Boko- Haram insurgency in the North East of Nigeria would be a child’s play compared to the kind of terror they would unleash on Igbo states if the po­lice attempts to arrest, or arrests their leader, Chief Ralph Uwazurike.They group described…

Senator David Mark no to state creation it’s not economical, national conference was a waste

On June 27, 2011, we stated that creating additional state is not economical because it will increase the cost of governance in the country without any increase in the revenue base of the nation.Unfortunately, the just-concluded National Conference has recommended the creation of additional 18 states.

Arewa to President Jonathan, you’ve failed woefully

Barely four days after the apex Northern socio-cultral group, the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), wrote an openly letter to President Goodluck Jonathan, lamenting the state of insecurity in the region, the forum yesterday held an emergency meeting with non-government organisations from the North, where it accused the President of failing woefully to protect the people of the region.

Fulani herdsmen invade Taraba village no few than 20 people feared death

Jalingo—No fewer than twenty persons have been feared dead and scores of others injured when Fulani herdsmen allegedly invaded Tunari village in Wukari Local Government of Taraba State yesterday. The attackers were said to have stormed the village at 10 am and set houses ablaze while most residents were in church.