Abia State

Nigeria: Biafra Was Legally Declared a Terror Organisation, Court Rules

Biafra.<p>An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has refused an application by members of the Indigenous People Of Biafra seeking the nullification …

Nigeria

Nigeria: Dangote Sets Up Job Centre to Fight Unemployment in Abia

Umuahia — Africa's richest man and chairman of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has partnered the Government of Abia State to fight the scourge of …

Nigeria

Nigeria: Liars! You Owe Us N27 Bn, NNPC Tells Oil Marketers

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, accused oil marketers, under the aegis of Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers …

Nigeria

Nigeria: Two Days to Christmas, Fuel Scarcity Worsens Across Nigeria

Rowdy NNPC mega filling station as fuel scarcity persists in Benin on Tuesday.<p>Despite assurances by various government agencies and officials that …

Nigeria

Where is Nnamdi Kanu? The British Separatist Leader Tried in Nigeria Has Vanished

British-Nigerian separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu has been missing for months, amid fears his life could be in danger.<p>Kanu, leader of the the Indigenous …

Nigeria

Op-Ed: Nigeria – give us electricity and we’ll build Africa

“Give us electricity,” said Peter Owyia, a cobbler, “I will double my daily production.”<p>His calculation was common among the estimated 50,000 shoe, …

Nigeria

Nigeria: Court Insists On Three Conditions for Biafra Leader's Sureties

Nnamdi Kanu<p>The trial of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has been adjourned till December 5, with the court insisting that …

Nigeria

Nigeria: How Chinese Products Are Killing 'Made in Aba' Shoes

Umuahia — If nothing is done urgently to salvage the situation, very soon, local manufacturers of shoes, belts and bags may be sent out of business. …

Nigeria

Biafra: Why I cannot produce Kanu for trial, Buratai tells court

…says soldiers tracked truck load of arms, ammunitions to IPOB leader’s house<br>By Ikechukwu Nnochiri<br>ABUJA – The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur …

Nigeria

Nigeria: Why I Cannot Produce Biafra Leader for Trial, Buratai Tells Court

Nnamdi Kanu<p>The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday, prayed the Federal High Court in Abuja to dismiss a suit seeking to compel …

Nigeria

Nigeria: Years After Award of Huge Contracts, Federal Health Centres Never Built

Dilapidated buildings at Obollo Eke Primary Health Care, Udenu Local Government, Enugu State.<p><i>In mid-July, the Federal Government announced plans to</i> …

Health Care

Nigeria: Biafra Leader's Whereabouts: Who Takes Responsibility?

Nnamdi Kanu<p>When the trial of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB resumed on Tuesday, the judge, Binta Nyako, was furious …

Nigeria

SPECIAL REPORT: How a Nigerian law is suppressing citizens’ freedom on the Internet - Premium Times Nigeria

<i>Related News</i><p>When Emenike Iroegbu set up his news platform three years ago, he saw it as a starting point in the future of quality community …

Nigeria

Nigeria: Pro-Biafra leader Nnamdi Kanu 'missing' as trial resumes

The leader of a separatist movement in Nigeria has failed to appear in court at the start of his treason trial. He hasn't been seen in public since …

World News

Nigeria:Special Report - How a Nigerian Law Is Suppressing Citizens' Freedom On the Internet

[Premium Times] When Emenike Iroegbu set up his news platform three years ago, he saw it as a starting point in the future of quality community …

Nigeria

Nigeria: High Court Asked to Issue UK Arrest Warrant for Biafra Leader Kanu

[Vanguard] Abuja -A kinsman to the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has approached the Federal High Court in …

Nigeria

Nigeria: Again, Soldiers Raid Kanu's Home

Nnamdi Kanu.<p>Umuahia and Awka — After the September 14 invasion of the home of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, …

Nigeria

Rights Group Asks UK to Extradite Biafra's Leader

Vanguard, 9 October 2017<p>A kinsman to the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has approached the Federal High …

Nigeria

Nigeria: Terrorism Has No Boundary, Govt Replies U.S. On Biafra Group

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government has decried the position of the United States that the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is not …

Nigeria

Nigeria: Biafra Leader's Lawyer Sues Army, Demands Client's Whereabouts

Nnamdi Kanu<p>Nnamdi Kanu's lawyer has sued the Nigerian Army asking the latter to produce his client in court.<p>Ifeanyi Ejiofor, in an application filed …

Nigeria

Nigeria: It's Unfortunate U.S. Doesn't See Biafra Group As Terrorist Organisation - Minister

Biafra.<p>The Minister for Information, Lai Mohammed, has described as "unfortunate" the fact that the U.S. does not see the Indigenous People Of …

Africa

Nigeria: Drama As Teenager 'Loses Manhood' After Shaking Hands With Stranger

A mild drama ensued at Kurudu area of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja on Monday after a 16-year-old boy reportedly lost his manhood after …

Nigeria

Gone now is Nnamdi Kanu, whose father’s house was the headquarters of the group, gone now are the pro-Biafran agitators. And gone too are the red, green and black insignia of the now proscribed group.

It is quiet now in Afara-Ukwu community of Umuahia, Abia State, where two weeks ago, it was a mecca for vociferous members of the Indigenous People …

Citizen Journalism

The United States Government has said it does not consider the Indigenous People of Biafra a terrorist organization. Last week, the Federal High Court in Abuja gave a judicial backing the executive order of President Muhammadu Buhari, outlawing the group and its activities in the country. The court granted the order to proscribe the group on Wednesday. It declared that the activities of the group constituted acts of terrorism. The Federal Government also accused France and the United Kingdom of aiding IPOB activities.

The United States Government has said it does not consider the Indigenous People of Biafra a terrorist organization.<p>Last week, the Federal High Court …

Citizen Journalism

Nigeria: Where is Biafran Leader Nnamdi Kanu?

Nnamdi Kanu<p><i>The sudden disappearance of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, and members of his immediate family since the</i> …

Nigeria

Where is Nigeria's Biafra Leader?

Ifeanyi Ejiofor, the lawyer representing the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has alleged that his client was abducted by …

Nigeria

Nigeria: Buhari Takes Heat Off Army, Signs Proclamation Denouncing Biafra

President Muhammadu Buhari<p>In a move to take the heat off the Nigerian Army and ensure that due process is followed, President Muhammadu Buhari has …

Nigeria

Nigeria: Military Declares Biafra Group 'Terrorist Organisation'

[Premium Times] The Nigerian military has declared the pro-Biafra separatist group, IPOB, a "terrorist organisation."

Nigeria

Tension Grips Nigeria's Pro-Biafra Region

Guardian, 16 September 2017<p>Former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu has sued for peace in the Southeast following the face off between the …

Africa

African press review 15 September 2017

Rwanda and Uganda will help Israel out of its African migrants quagmire, while Nigerians fear for the worse as Biafran seperatist leader is …

Africa