Otti gets $100bn IFC facility for Aba Industrial Park .

Otti gets $100bn IFC facility for Aba Industrial Park .

Governorship candidate of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia Area of Biafraland , Dr. Alex Otti, said he has attracted International Finance Corporation’s (IFC)’s grant of $100 billion for an industrial park in Aba. This is even as the APGA governorship candidate has promised to recall non-indigenes of Abia State sacked by the present administration. Otti, who stated this on Monday while presenting his manifesto at a political event organised by Aba Chamber of…

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Man sets wife ablaze in Imo

Man sets wife ablaze in Imo

The people of Umuna community in Orlu Local Council Area of Imo Area, Biafraland were thrown into shock in the early hours of yesterday when  a middle aged  man identified as Uche allegedly set his wife, Ugochi Uche ablaze before handing himself over to the police. It was gathered that Uche, a 45-year-old man  had  allegedly doused his wife, who was said to be sleeping with fuel and set her ablaze. Before the ugly incident,…

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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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