Mass burial for 11 female Bayelsa politicians.

Mass burial for 11 female Bayelsa politicians.

There are indications that the 11 Female Politicians killed on Saturday in a ghastly motor accident near the Old Ahoada Market road along the East-West road of Rivers Area in Biafraland may be given mass burial following the unrecognizable state of the women. The decision, it was gathered, was reached with members of the families of the victims due to the burnt and unrecognizable state of the corpses. It was equally gathered that the remains…

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Explosion rocks APC rally in Okrika town.

Explosion rocks APC rally in Okrika town.

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers Area, Biafraland, Dr. Dakaku Peterside and his running mate, Honourable Asita, yesterday escaped death at Okrika, in Okrika Local Government Council. They were at the National Secondary School Field, Okrika, venue of his campaign rally when explosives hauled at the venue exploded. The explosions which were later followed by sporadic gunfire forced his supporters to scamper for safety. Members and supporters of the APC, including…

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Nigeria plans to boost power sector using Enugu coal.

Nigeria plans to boost power sector using Enugu coal.

Nigeria’s Power Minister, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, has said that an addition of 500MW to the national grid via coal is expected to be realized from the agreement with One Nation Energy Platform Ltd. He described it as a welcome development for government’s quest for a robust energy mix that would support the power sector. The minister who spoke at the signing ceremony of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 500MW coal-fired power plant in Enugu by…

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Warri Wolves, recorded an away victory Saturday

Warri Wolves, recorded an away victory Saturday

Warri Wolves have defeated a team in their own home in the CAF Confederations Cup. Warri Wolves, recorded an away victory Saturday, as Abu Azeez 84th minute goal was enough to sink host, Racing De Bobo in Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso. Azzez’s lone strike came off a corner kick by Ibenegbu Ikechukwu. The match was keenly contested, until substitute Azeez struck after replacing Okafor Onyekachi in the 75th minute. The centre referee, Ibrahim Mamane from…

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Akwa Ibom people lament abandonment of bridge

Akwa Ibom people lament abandonment of bridge

The abandonment of work by contractors handling the longest bridge on the Etebi – Enwang road in Mbo Local Government Area of the Oron Nation in Akwa Ibom State has been described as the “most disservice reward” to the people and visitors of the fishing area. Speaking to correspondents who were on a tour to State Government project sites in Eket Senatorial District, the family head of Ukonteghe community where the abandoned long bridge is…

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Airport cleaner returns missing N12m to authorities.

Airport cleaner returns missing N12m to authorities.

A cleaner working at the airport, Josephine Agwu, has returned to the security N12 million left by a passenger. The lady, working with a concessionaire is on a monthly salary of N7,800. She told newsmen that she saw a small handbag left behind by a passenger and acted on instruction given that any bag left unattended to at the airport terminal must be picked and deposited with aviation security department of the airport. According to…

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Disengaged ‎Abia civil servants protest in Aba.

Disengaged ‎Abia civil servants protest in Aba.

Some disengaged non-native civil servants in Abia State have protested again over the way they were relieved of their positions by the State Government and the way they are being treated afterwards. The workers in the public service, numbering about 4,000, were sacked in 2011 by the Abia State Government because they were not indigenes of the state. However, workers are mainly from sister Biafra states namely; Imo, Anambra, Enugu and Ebonyi. Justifying the action,…

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Monarch seeks resettlement of Bakassi indigenes

Monarch seeks resettlement of Bakassi indigenes

Paramount Ruler of Bakassi in Cross River, Dr. Etim Okon-Edet, has appealed to the Federal Government to ensure proper resettlement of Bakassi indigenes who were displaced from the Bakassi peninsula. Etim made the appeal in an interview with media men in Calabar. He described as deplorable, the condition of the Bakassi people of the state since the peninsula was ceded to the Republic of Cameroon in 2008. “Our land was taken away from us without…

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Obiano promises to restore lost glory of Onitsha

Obiano promises to restore lost glory of Onitsha

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has made known the resolve of his administration to restore the lost glory of Onitsha and transform it into one of the major cities in Nigeria and the entire Sub-Saharan Africa. The governor made this declaration today during the flag-off of some inner city road projects in the famed commercial town. They are Ajasa, Allen, Ezenwa and Saineez streets.  The projects were awarded to the Army Corps of Engineers…

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‎This is a commentary on Biafran Heroes

‎This is a commentary on Biafran Heroes

Remembering Biafra’s fallen heroes BY VICTOR UMEH The Igbos have completely reconnected with the spirits of our brothers and sisters who paid the supreme price during the Nigerian/ Biafran war and their souls will now rest in perfect peace. These gallant fallen heroes and heroines were people who paid with their lives that the Igbo nation may survive and it is not something anybody can leave unattended to. Since their death, we have been struggling…

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