Anxiety grips South East

THE arrest of 486 suspected members of the Boko Haram group and the discovery of explosives inside a Winners’ Chapel in Owerri, Imo State, have continued to generate tension and fears across the southeast, as residents continue to express divergent opinions over a possible attack by the insurgents. Different groups and notable Igbo leaders have…

More lies by Okonjo-Iweala to protect useless Jonathan’s corruption for 2015 Kano votes deal with Mohammed Abacha

World Bank to assist in monitoring utilisation on targeted projects, programmesPresident Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday constituted an inter-ministerial committee to manage the €167 million (about N36 billion) expected to be returned to Nigeria from the government of the Principality of Liechtenstein as part of the looted funds recovered from the Abacha family.The Minister of Finance,…

The bad and ugly sides of APC convention

By By FRED ITUA, Abuja′South East, South South record scanty delegatesThe maiden national convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC), held at the Eagles Square last Friday night in Abuja.Like the typical large political gatherings in Nigeria, it commenced on a shaky note. The convention which was expected to have started at about 3.00pm did…