Posted on Fri 3 Oct 2014, 03:52 PM

Continued detention without trial of pro-Biafran group, Zionist Federation Movement is now being challenged by the Civil Liberties Organisation.  CLO has dragged the Inspector- General of police, Suleiman Abba, to court over the matter.
CLO, filed the suit on behalf of the Biafra activists at a Federal High Court sitting in Enugu.
The continued detention according to the rights group is a flagrant violation of the Zionists fundamental rights guaranteed under sections 34, 35 and 36(5) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999.

Posted on Fri 3 Oct 2014, 09:47 AM

Thursday’s arrest of DAAR COMMUNICATION’S staff, Amaechi Anakwe is beginning to generate reactions. 

A Rights Group has asked the president to order the immediate release of the Senior Editorial staff who was picked up and detained by armed police operatives in Abuja

Mr. Amaechi Anakwe was arrested on Thursday by the Police on the order of the newly promoted Assistant Inspector General of Police Mr. Mbu Joseph Mbu who was early 2013 accused of running a parallel government in River State

Posted on Thu 2 Oct 2014, 04:56 PM

Former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Vincent Ogbulafor has been discharged and acquitted of the 16-count charge filed against him by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC).

Chief Ogbulafor and Emeka Ebilah were accused of N107m fraud in National Economic Intelligence Committee (NEIC). Emeka Ebilah however got a five year jail term.

Posted on Thu 2 Oct 2014, 04:03 PM

From Ikenna Maxwell, Awka

The All Progressives Grand Alliance has said that Igbos support for Pres. Goodluck Jonathan is not a function of “what will” but “what has” already gotten from him.

National Coordinator of Join Jonathan Journey, JJJ, Ben Obi was reacting to the comments by the founding Chairman of the party, Chekwas Okorie during the Igbo day celebration describing the adoption of Pres. Jonathan by the Igbo as act of cowardice and sycophancy.

Posted on Thu 2 Oct 2014, 01:43 PM

From Steph Clem, Umuahia

Abia state governor and chairman South East Governor’s forum, Theodore Orji has denied he shunned the World Igbo Day event that held in Awka on Monday September 29. 
The event was put together by the apex Igbo organisation, Ohaneze Ndigbo.

He said his absence was because it coincided with the national honours award presentation in Abuja where he emerged as one of the recipients.

Posted on Thu 2 Oct 2014, 01:30 PM

From Paul Ibeh

Since losing in the 2013 Anambra state governorship election, Labour Party has continued to swim through troubled waters. Now, the Party’s candidate in the election, Mr. Ifeanyi Uba, is insisting on removing the state chairman, as well as recovers all his properties in the party.

HOMELAND NEWS learnt that Mr. Uba, is bent of disorganizing the party in the state if he fails to take full control of the party structure.

Posted on Wed 1 Oct 2014, 02:52 PM

Fellow Nigerians:
1.             Today marks the 54th anniversary of our country’s independence as a sovereign nation.  This is also the tenth month of our journey into a new century, having marked the centenary of our nation in January this year. 

Posted on Wed 1 Oct 2014, 02:32 PM

As work commences at the second bridge to cross the River Niger at Onitsha in Anambra State, residents and natives of the commercial town have pledged to protect the staff of Julius Berger Construction Company, handling the project.

Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe, who spoke on behalf of the community described the second Niger Bridge as, “our dream and passion” that would only be actualised through proper handling, adding that the people of the community were eager to see the take-off and completion of the project.

Posted on Wed 1 Oct 2014, 02:06 PM

Press statement by Sen. Ayogu Eze

I've been inundated by calls and personal visits by my supporters who have expressed worry and outrage at newspaper reports purporting that a consensus candidate has been anointed for Enugu State 2015 governorship election.

My supporters are particularly worried by the aspect of the story claiming that I have stepped down for the said anointed candidate.

I wish to state clearly and unambiguously that I've not and will not step down for any anointed candidate.

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