Posted on Fri 12 Sep 2014, 06:33 PM

by Steph Clems

Son of Abia state governor, Engr. Chinedum Orji has sued The Sun Newspaper for N5bn over a publication in the daily in March 2014, where he was referred to as “a terrorist”.

The suit filed at the Abia state High court holding at Ohafia, is identified as HOH/5/2014, and has Livy Uzoukwu (SAN)  as the lead counsel for the petitioner.

Posted on Fri 12 Sep 2014, 01:32 PM

A Deputy-Vice Chancellor,  Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Prof.Charles Esimone has observed that people tend to desert Anambra state for fear of the dreaded Ebola virus disease since it was reported at the Nnewi axis of the state.

Posted on Fri 12 Sep 2014, 01:28 PM

President Goodluck Jonathan says the Federal Government was negotiating for a $400m special fund from the World Bank to tackle the menace of erosion in the South East.

President Jonathan was speaking to a delegation of the South East Council of Traditional rulers.

‘We are getting $400m, a special fund from the World Bank, to tackle the erosion in the South East. This is apart from the line votes in the budget for checking erosion’, he stated.

Posted on Fri 12 Sep 2014, 12:13 PM

President, Aka Ikenga, and Igbo socio-cultural organisation Goddy Uwazurike, has spoken in defense of President Goodluck Jonathan for the alleged hobnobbing with former Borno State Governor, Ali Modu Sheriff.

Mister Sheriff has been accused by a certain Australian negotiator, Stephen Davis of funding  Boko Haram activities.

Posted on Fri 12 Sep 2014, 12:01 PM

Chairman of Labour party Dan Nwanyanwu has denied resigning from his position. He states that the news by the media which states that he has resigned from the position of the chairman is false. He says that he only made his intentions of not going for re-election in the forth coming National Convention of the party known to the National Executive Council and National Working Committee of the party.

Posted on Fri 12 Sep 2014, 11:52 AM

The Anambra House of Assembly has passed a bill, changing the name of the state-owned university at Uli to Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University.
 

Posted on Thu 11 Sep 2014, 11:40 AM

It is no longer an issue for speculation that the Executive Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha is eyeing the presidency. After months of calculations and interpretation of body language by political watchers, the governor in reaction to a news report (not by homeland) made a press statement.

Below is part of the content.
…The truth of the matter is that Governor Okorocha is not in the VP race in APC.  
There has been unprecedented pressure on the governor by Nigerians from all walks of life to vie for the Presidency and he has been consulting on that.  

Posted on Wed 10 Sep 2014, 11:10 PM

Within the last decade, the Igbos have been regarded by other nationalities in Nigeria as those who will always be available for the service of the highest bidder. As erroneous as this notion really is, some Igbo sons and daughters have buried in their subconscious and ignorantly accepted the lies of being subservient to others. This ugly trend continued to bother some umu afo Igbo. The concerns cut across creed, class and other social barriers.
Below is the first declaration of the host Mazi Uche Lucas Onuh.

Posted on Wed 10 Sep 2014, 11:01 PM

MIXED reactions have continued to trail the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)’s recent creation of additional 30,000 polling units (PUs) ahead of 2015 polls.
  First to raise the alarm over the creation of the polling units and its timing was the Southeast Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) under the aegis of the South East Leaders of the PDP, which rejected the allocation of the new polling units, describing it as a gross injustice against Ndigbo.

Posted on Tue 9 Sep 2014, 11:02 PM

For those of us who are not particularly thrilled by rap music, blanket judgment is common. But if anyone is interested in creativity, if anyone appreciates guts to do things differently, then this Enugu brought-up will not be ignored.
His lanky and well “designed” body could have been deceptive but for the personality concealed within.

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