29th JULY, 1966 As a result of the strong opposition which had manifested t itself to the “unification” decree, Gen. Ironsi undertook a series of tours of the Nigerian provinces to seek the advice of the traditional rulers. In the early hours of 29th July while staying in Ibadan with the Military Governor…
BIAFRA The case for INDEPENDENCE GEOFFREY BIRCH DOMINIC ST. GEORGE BRITAIN-BIAFRA ASSOCIATION 46 Tytherton Road, London, N.19 Tel: 01 272 2931 © February 1968 Reprinted March 1968 Second reprint June 1968 FOREWORD My experience in several ex-British colonies has convinced me that in far…
Biafrans had relentlessly fought to the point of no retreat no surrender, the remaining 5% to restore her nation’s heritage, dignity as the final stage-frightened Nigeria government to organize a referendum for Biafrans to determine their fate or debate on the matter arisen. The term referendum is not new in modern comparative politics, is…
Proscription Of IPOB: Plot By The South-East Governors And Ohaneze To Support Nigerian Government In Rendering Ala Igbo Defenseless – IPOB
Going by unfolding events and the imminent danger of attack by Fulani terror herdsmen in the South East and South South, it has become imperative for concerned citizens to compel Gov. Dave Umahi, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Okezie Ikpeazu, Rochas Okorocha, Willie Obiano and Ohaneze Ndigbo to reverse their public proscription of IPOB or else they…
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB commends US President for the direct and serious manner he addressed and demanded an immediate end to the serial slaughter of Christians in Nigeria, including Biafran Christians since the coming of the murderous ‘Buhari’ presidency in 2015. It is to the credit of IPOB that our sustained international…
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Weak growth figure increases likelihood Bank of England will keep interest rates at 0.5% next month
The pound crashed more than 1 per cent against the dollar on Friday morning after official figures revealed that the UK economy almost ground to a halt in the first quarter.
Sterling fell 1.04 per cent against the dollar to $1.3768 and 0.9 per cent against the euro to 1.1395 on the back of news that UK GDP grew just 0.1 per cent in the first three months of the year.
Analysts had expected a slowdown due to the “Beast from the East” which covered much of the country in snow, causing travel chaos and halting construction work.
Read more Pound sterling falls to five week low against US dollar But the worse-than-expected number prompted fears that the economies problems are more deeply rooted than just bad weather, and increased the likelihood that the Bank of England will not raise interest rates next month.
GDP per person, which strips out economic growth resulting from a rise in p..
The Office for National Statistics reported on Friday that the UK's GDP growth slumped in the first quarter of 2018 to just 0.1 per cent – the weakest quarterly growth rate in six years.
Amazon responds to Trump criticism with stunning results but we do need to have a debate over its increasing power
The President has hit out at Jeff Bezos' company over tax and the impact on other retailers and the US Postal Service. His motivations are suspect
“Living well is the best revenge,” the great REM once sang.
Amazon’s Jeff Bezos seems to have taken the members of the sadly no longer active alternative rock band at their word in the wake of his feud with Donald Trump.
His e-commerce giant smashed Wall Street’s expectations for the first quarter of this year, with sales jumping 43 per cent. The cherry on top of the cake for investors was that Amazon, which has typically spent money faster than it makes it, also doubled profits when analysts had expected a fall.
Read more Jeff Bezos' wealth jumps $12bn in one day as Amazon shares soar 10% Surging Amazon revenue pushes shares to record high Amazon will now deliver packages to the boot of your car The resultant surge in its shares added $12bn (£9.3bn) Mr Bezos’ personal fortunate, taking it to a staggering $134bn. The Amazo..
The “net promoter score” for small businesses was awful while retail customers aren't exactly singing the bank's praises
If you set aside the shadow of an enormous looming US fine for flogging dodgy mortgages before they caused the financial crisis, RBS is looking chipper, which isn’t something you typically associate with this bank.
Profits for the first three months of this year trebled to nearly £800m amd the sector’s analysts, most of whom had predicted a lot less, came as close to saying “yowza” as they ever get.
You might have heard something similar coming from Chancellor of the Exchequer's office too. If the Americans would just make their minds up on that penalty it looks like we might finally be able to sell the taxpayer's stake in the damn thing!
Read more RBS profits triple to £792m as taxpayer-owned bank continues recovery RBS agrees $500m mis-selling settlement with New York Why are banks getting away with misbehaving? The great big bluebottle..