INNOSON, IBETO, AND THE RISING MEN FROM BIAFRA

INNOSON, IBETO, AND THE RISING MEN FROM BIAFRA

Innocent “Innoson” Chukwuma and Cletus Ibeto are arguably two of the fastest rising Biafran industrialists. Natives of Nnewi, the second largest city in Anambra State, Biafra, both men are frontrunners of a crop of manufacturing-focused entrepreneurs emerging to national limelight from a city where business is the way of life. Innocent and Ibeto own the two largest conglomerates in Biafra land. Innocent’s Innoson Group of Company is a diversified parent company with several businesses, one…

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I’ll establish international market for oil palm export, if elected .

I’ll establish international market for oil palm export, if elected .

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Governorship Candidate in Akwa Ibom , Mr Udom Emmanuel, on Monday said that he would establish an international market for exportation of oil palm from the state, if elected. Emmanuel made the promise during his campaign rally in Afaha Ikot Ebak, headquarters of Essien Udim Local Government Area of the state. The candidate, who said Essien Udim was known as home of oil palm, added that it was also strategically…

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I’ll leave office if not re-elected – Jonathan

I’ll leave office if not re-elected – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has urged Nigerians to accept the postponement of the general elections in “good faith.” The president, in a statement by his spokesperson, Reuben Abati, on Sunday also said he holds the May 29, 2015 handover date sacrosanct and remains committed to leaving office if he is not re-elected. The statement reads: “Following the adjustment of the dates for the 2015 general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from February 14…

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Urhobo nation passes vote of confidence on Upu leadership.

Urhobo nation passes vote of confidence on Upu leadership.

Mosogar—A congress of the working organs of Urhobo nation, at home and in the Diaspora, consisting of the executive committees of its apex body, the Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, the Women (Eghweya) Wing, the Elders/Leaders (Ekpako Urhobo) Wing, the Youths (Ighele Urhobo) Wing and the 24 Presidents-General of the 24 kingdoms of Urhoboland, has passed a vote of confidence on the leadership of UPU, which has Chief Joseph Omene as its President-General and Chief Albert…

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Imo traditional council rulers overwhelmingly support Jonathan .

Imo traditional council rulers overwhelmingly support Jonathan .

The Imo Traditional Council on Saturday promised President Goodluck Jonathan their votes in next month’s presidential election. Obi of Obinugwu,‎ Eze Cletus Ilomuanya ‎, made the promise when Jonathan led his campaign team on a courtesy visit to the royal father’s palace in Owerri, Imo State capital. “It is when you return that they will know your worth. We are going to give you the royal blessings and the oldest traditional ruler is here and…

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Pregnant woman, 7 others die in Onitsha auto crash

Pregnant woman, 7 others die in Onitsha auto crash

ONITSHA—No fewer than seven persons, including a pregnant woman, yesterday in Onitsha, Anambra State, lost their lives, while about 15 others sustained various degrees of injuries in an accident involving a tanker and other vehicles. The accident, according to an eyewitness, occurred when a fuel-laden tanker, descending Awka Road, had brake failure and rammed into vehicles at Anambra Broadcasting Service, ABS/Awka Road traffic light junction. According to the source, the driver, in a bid to…

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Southern leaders reiterate call for Jega to resign.

Southern leaders reiterate call for Jega to resign.

ABUJA—SOUTHERN leaders, yesterday, reiterated their call for the resignation of  the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Attahiru Jega, accusing him of acting a script for the northern part of the country to declare the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, General Muhammadu Buhari, rtd, from the north as winner of the yet to be conducted Presidential election. According to the leaders, there were plans to rig the 2015 election hatched by…

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Politician sets vehicle ablaze in Delta

Politician sets vehicle ablaze in Delta

A one-time chairmanship candidate in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State, Mr Ikechukwu Uwagwu, today, at Issele Uku, Delta state, set ablaze a Hilux vehicle given to him by a senatorial candidate of one of the political parties. He said the senatorial candidate gave him the vehicle, five years ago, before they fell aprart, he added that setting the car ablaze was to erase the ties between the two of them. Mr Uwagwu…

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Patience Jonathan – Nobody Can Stop Me From Visiting Bayelsa .

Patience Jonathan – Nobody Can Stop Me From Visiting Bayelsa .

Wife of the President, Mrs. Patience Jonathan, on Thursday said nobody or group could threaten her if she decided to visit any part of the country. Mrs. Jonathan, who spoke with one of our correspondents through her media assistant, Ayo Adewuyi, was reacting to statements by some youth groups threatening to disgrace her if she attends the grand rally of the Peoples Democratic Party in Yenagoa on February 5. Two youth groups – Bayelsa Youth…

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NIGERIA; February elections rigging plan leaked.

NIGERIA; February elections rigging plan leaked.

WHY WE MUST NOT RELENT: FEBRUARY ELECTIONS- SYSTEMIC RIGGING AFOOT. The INEC recently released a report that about 71% of the total available PVCs have been collected. What’s worrisome is not the percentage which I think is actually not bad but the distribution. Here is the statistics by the zones: The NORTH WEST – 12, 013, 961 The SOUTH WEST – 6, 270, 736 The SOUTH SOUTH – 5, 756, 018 The NORTH CENTRAL –…

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