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Bawa: Corrupt Nigerians threatening to kill me

Bawa The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa on Tuesday said some persons have threatened to kill him since he assumed office. The anti-corruption agency boss stated this during an interview on Channels Television’s Breakfast programme, Sunrise Daily.  When he was asked to respond to President Muhammadu Buhari’s frequent “Corruption is fighting back” expression, Bawa said he was in New York, USA, last week when someone called and made the death threat. “Last week I was in New York when a senior citizen received a phone call...
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MUST READ: Beauty queen, Regina Askia writes Buhari over war comments against Igbos

MUST READ: Beauty queen, Regina Askia writes Buhari over war comments against Igbos Regina Askia, former beauty queen and Nollywood actress, who now works as a health professional in New York has waded into the ongoing war comments made by President Buhari against Igbos of the South East earlier in the week by writing a letter. The letter reads: Sir, Thank you for your speech for which we all waited with bated breaths. Thank you for promising to work on the present situation of volatile insecurity in Nigeria. Mr President...
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NPA: Suspended MD hires foreign influences to beg Buhari

Ms Bala Usman Fresh insights have emerged that the suspended Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority NPA, Ms. Hadiza Bala Usman, has been frantically reaching out to prominent local and foreign leaders, including global institutions, in a desperate bid to return her job at the authority. Meanwhile, experts have cautioned against unnecessary and undue foreign interference in the internal affairs of a sovereign nation such as Nigeria, especially in a matter involving alleged fraud and abuse of office. President Muhammadu Buhari had on May 5, approved the indefinite suspension...
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2023: The secret plot to foist GEJ as President

Jonathan The stories making the rounds about returning Dr. Goodluck Jonathan to power as the President in 2023 may not be a hoax after all.  A group under the aegis: Youths Earnestly Demand For Goodluck E.Jonathan (YED4GEJ 2023) has asked former President Goodluck Jonathan to contest the 2023 presidential election, according to a report by Saawua Terzungwe in Daily Trust newspaper  Jonathan lost power to the candidate of the then opposition All Progressives Congress (APC), Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) in the 2015 general election, thus, putting an end to the...
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NIROH condemns attack on Soludo, urges Obiano, Police to ensure security ahead of elections

L-R: Okoye, Obiano and Soludo The President General of Ndigbo Royal Heritage, NIROH Worldwide, Dr. Paul Okoye has bemoaned the rising insecurity in Anambra State, which culminated yesterday in an attack on the former Governor of the Central Bank, Prof. Charles Soludo, who is one of the frontrunners in the November 2021 governorship polls in the state. Describing the incident with the most despicable words, Okoye, also enjoined Governor Willie Obiano and the various Police Authorities in the state to do all within their powers to restore the security that...
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Eye Witness Account: Ebonyi Massacre perpetrators dressed like soldiers, targeted only men

Uneasy calm still hangs in the air around Enugu-Ebonyi axis were gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen targeted villagers in a massacre that left no fewer than 30 people dead. Independent investigations carried out by VERIFIED NEWS NG reporters put the figure of dead people at 34, although the authorities are claiming 22. An eye witness, who spoke to one of our reporters, said that contrary to reports that the incident happened at Eha Amufu, a town in Enugu State harbouring the Federal College of Education, the killings took place...
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IPOB speaks on ESN and attacks on security officers in S’East, S’South

ESN members Following threats by Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Awwal Gambo, to go after Eastern Security Network (ESN) for allegedly attacking security agents in the South East and South South, the  Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), yesterday, said it would not succumb to any threat or blackmail to disband the outfit according to a report by Stanley Uzoaru for Sun newspaper. Spokesperson for  IPOB, Emma Powerful, in a statement in Owerri denied the involvement of ESN in the attacks  as alleged by the naval chief. He said in...
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Why Abaribe’s new bill is causing commotion in the Senate

Senator Abaribe Senators were locked in a heated debate over a bill seeking to establish Armed Forces Service Commission. Leading the debate, Sponsor of the bill, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, said the Commission would ensure that the composition and appointment of the service chiefs of the armed forces reflect federal character in a manner prescribed in section 217 (3) of the 1999 constitution.  Lawmakers, who backed the bill, argued that the bill stands on a very strong constitutional ground and also invited the Senate to exercise its constitutional rights.  Others, who...
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Mother’s Day: NIROH congratulates women, calls for commitment to family values

Paul Okoye (PG) and Patience Ozokwor (Women's Leader) Ndigbo Royal Heritage Worldwide, NIROH, has extended warm felicitations to mothers across the country as they celebrate Mother’s Day. In a joint goodwill message by its President General, Dr. Paul Okoye and the Women’s Leader, Evang. Patience Ozokwor, the duo commended mothers for their relentless role in stabilising homes in spite of the odds occasioned by the dwindling economy and insecurity. Paul Okoye enjoined mothers to remain committed to the role, which was given to them by nature. “I wish to congratulate...
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Nollywood group raps Buhari on Igbo Presidency in 2023

President Buhari By TOSIN ADAMS A group in the nation’s motion picture industry, Nollywood4IgboPresdiency, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to throw his weight behind the emergence of a President from the South East geo-political zone in 2023. According to the group, which comprises creatives across ethnic divides, the emergence of a President from that region of the country was important at this stage of our national development to ensure equity, fairness and justice, considering the enormous contributions of the Igbo in uniting Nigeria and boosting her national GDP through...
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