OBIORA IFOH, Abuja
A political pressure group from the South East known as Eastern Peoples Front (EPF) has commenced mobilisation against elected political leaders from the South East over attempts to derail Igbo interest following their passive support for the Presidential candidature of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar.
The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, has said whether President Muhammadu Buhari wins or loses, an Igbo man would not be allowed to produce the next president of Nigeria in 2023.
PAMELA EBOH, Awka
When Chief Peter Obi, aka ‘okwute’ made a grand entry as a political neophyte on the political chess board of Anambra State, he came armed with a bold question on his label; “Are we cursed or are we the cause”. While many saw his question as hitting the nail on the head at the time, many political pundits dismissed him as a jester who had come on board to seek for notice.
Senators, on Thursday cracked jokes over one ‘Jubril Aminu Al-Sudani,’ an alleged impersonator of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Staff members of the National Assembly are currently protesting what they said is unpaid wages and lack of due promotion.
The Senate Thursday directed the police operatives allegedly laying siege and sealing off the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly to vacate forthwith or risk six months sentence as provided for by the constitution of the country.
Sunday Ode, Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that all ongoing Federal projects in the South East will be funded, saying that the seven-month delay in passing this year’s budget will not serve as an excuse.
Senate on Wednesday summoned Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Ameachi due to the withdrawal General Electric (GE) from Nigerian railway concession.
The Nigerian Senate has adjourned its plenary.The lawmakers made the resolve on Thursday to allow the senators to attend to the African Parliamentary Union (APU) conference in Abuja.
The lawmaker representing Abia South, Enyinnaya Abaribe, Wednesday accused the Police Headquarters, Abuja of engaging in cover-up in its findings over the report of the attempted assassination on the lives of the deputy senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, wife and son.