Category: Culture

UN Delegates Meets Ohanaeze Over Biafra

The Secretary General of the United Nations (UN), Antonio Guterres, on Thursday stated that the world body was worried by the recent agitations for self determination by a section of the South East geo-political zone of Nigeria and expressed UN’s preference for a united and peaceful Nigeria. The Special Representative of the Secretary General of

China To Jail Anyone Who Disrespects National Anthem

Disrespecting China’s national anthem could carry a prison sentence of up to three years under a new draft law amendment, which may also affect Hong Kong and Macau….. It was unclear if the maximum penalty would apply in the two semi-autonomous southern cities. The anthem will only be allowed at formal political gatherings, including the

Rochas Okorocha Denies Plot to Sack Eze Imo, Ohiri

Confusion, gripped Imo monarchs yesterday over alleged plot to sack the state chairman of traditional rulers, Eze Samuel Ohiri, by Governor Rochas Okorocha. This was even as Okorocha denied any attempt to strip Ohiri of his title. A statement to newsmen in Owerri by Okorocha’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Sam Onwuemeodo, said such  should be

Breaking News: President Buhari Approves Pension Payment to Biafra War Veterans

President Buhari has approved payment of pension to soldiers, policemen and paramilitary officers, who were involved in the Biafra war The veterans were dismissed from service for participating in the war, which lasted between 1967 and 1970. In a statement on Wednesday, the Pensions Transition Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) announced that payment will commence on Friday,

Information Minister, Lai Mohammed Urges International Partners to Proscribe IPOB

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has called on Nigeria’s International partners to designate the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist organization. The Minister made the call in his article, entitled ”Thwarting Terrorism in Nigeria”, which appeared in the US newspaper ‘Washington Times’ on Thursday, 12th Oct. 2017. He argues that

Restructuring: South-South, South-East Leaders Meet Today in Imo

GOVERNORS from the South-South and South-East geopolitical zones are poised to take a common position on issues of inter-regional cooperation at a joint meeting coming up today in Owerri, the Imo State capital. A notice of the meeting was, however, not explicit on the main issues that would top discussions by the governors, as it