Disgrace as Ohanaeze condemns Ekweremadu’s attack by IPOB in Germany

Disgrace as Ohanaeze condemns Ekweremadu’s attack by IPOB in Germany

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By Our reporter with the Punch The Igbo apex socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has condemned the attack on the former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, by members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra in Germany. A 58…

FMDQ explains name change, says not out to compete with NSE

FMDQ explains name change, says not out to compete with NSE

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FMDQ Securities Exchange Plc, which recently became a full blown securities exchange, has explained that it is not out to compete with the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in equities trading but to create new entities for the future. Mr Bola Onadele, FMDQ Managing…

FIFA ban: Siasia says legal team preparing his defence, urges for calm

FIFA ban: Siasia says legal team preparing his defence, urges for calm

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Ex-Nigeria International, Samson Siasia Former Super Eagles coach Samson Siasia on Saturday appealed for calm over news of his life ban from the game by world football governing body FIFA on Friday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Siasia was…

Buhari returns after 9-day visit to Katsina

Buhari returns after 9-day visit to Katsina

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Nigeria’s President Buhari returns to Abuja after Sallah holidays in Daura President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday returned to Abuja after a nine-day official visit, including celebrating the Eid-el-Kabir with family members and inauguration of some developmental projects in Katsina State. The News…

19-year-old Nigerian artist unveils Fela-inspired painting

19-year-old Nigerian artist unveils Fela-inspired painting

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Emediong Uduak Udo during the unveiling on Saturday 9 year-old Nigerian artist, Emediong Uduak Ikoko has unveiled a Fela-inspired painting to celebrate the strength of Nigerians. In May, her painting of music legend, ‘Lagbaja’ has become the first African work to be…

PDM suspends 3 national executive members for alleged anti-party activities, fraud

PDM suspends 3 national executive members for alleged anti-party activities, fraud

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The Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM) has suspended three of its national executive members for alleged anti-party activities and forging of party documents. The officials are former National Secretary, Mr Gwada Abubarkar, the National Financial Secretary, Mr Habu Aminchin, who was the Presidential…

ICPC ex-chair takes over Salaries and Wages Commission

ICPC ex-chair takes over Salaries and Wages Commission

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New wages commission boss, Mr Ekpo Nta The former Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Offences Commission (ICPC), Mr Ekpo Nta, has taken over the leadership of the National Salaries, Income and Wages Commission (NSIWC). The Chief Press Secretary of the Commission,…

Many feared dead in renewed Benue conflict

Many feared dead in renewed Benue conflict

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Benue Governor, Samuel Ortom Many people are reported killed in a fresh conflict between Shitile and Ikyulav tyev communities of Katsina-Ala Local Government Area in Benue State. The clash heightened at the wee-hours of Saturday after fierce-looking and gun-wielding men attack each…

Borno offers 2,700 indigent students scholarship

Borno offers 2,700 indigent students scholarship

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Governor Zulum of Borno State By Dauda R. Pam, Maiduguri The Borno State Government has concluded plans to offer scholarships to 2,700 indigent students from the 27 local government areas of the state to study science courses in the newly established state…

Army pledges end to Boko Haram as fallen heroes are buried in Borno

Army pledges end to Boko Haram as fallen heroes are buried in Borno

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Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Lt.Gen. Buratai By Dauda R. Pam, Maiduguri The Deputy Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major-Gen. Olusegun Adeniyi, has reiterated Nigerian army’s determination and commitment to end the dreaded Boko Haram insurgency and to restore peace in the…