Economic recession: PDP asked to apologise to Nigerians, Buhari

An political group, Buhari Support Organisation (BSO), Enugu State chapter, has demanded an apology from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over what it described as the damage inflicted on the Nigerian economy by the immediate past administration of Dr Goodluck Jonathan. BSO made the request while reacting to statement issued by the Ahmed Makarfi faction of the PDP on President Muhammadu Buhari’s Easter message. Speaking through its Publicity Secretary, Mr Eze Chibueze, the group said the PDP should rather apologise to Nigerians, instead of ‘insulting our collective intelligence with their…

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When a federal minister overreaches

People who do not know me erroneously think that it’s possible for any hirelings or whosoever to stop me by any means – whether through abuse or attack or howsoever – from talking or writing about my state and community of birth. No, it’s not possible. The more they abuse and attack me, the more I know that I’m making a valid point. Today, I’ll talk about an arrogant and despotic brother, his Hobbesian disposition, unlawful trespass to land, and illegal arrests and detention of innocent youths from our town…

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Fidelity Bank customers win N9m in promo draw

Winners have emerged in the seventh edition of Fidelity Bank Plc’s Get Alert in Million Promo draws held in various regions of the country. The winners, according to a statement, emerged from a transparent randomisation process, which was vented by the bank’s control team and witnessed by officials from Consumer Protection Council (CPC) and other stakeholders. Aside from other consolations prizes ranging from refrigerators to generating sets, the seventh edition of monthly draw saw four lucky customers from South/West, South/South, South/East and Abuja regions of the bank winning N1 million…

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FG commissions’ erosion control project in Enugu

The Federal Government erosion control project in Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State, which was abandoned for 10 years, has finally been completed and commissioned. The Obinagu /Akpulu/ Enugueze-Umunneobagu Soil Erosion and Control Project Phase 1, executed through the Ecological Fund Office had suffered several delays before it was completed late last year. Speaking at the official commissioning of the project in Obinagu yesterday, the Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr. Osita Okechukwu said the commissioning and handing over of the project was made possible by President…

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Agbo blames fatigue for Rangers’ Confed ouster

Enugu Rangers chief coach Chukwuma Agbo has blamed fatigue for his side’s loss to Zambia’s Zesco United. The Nigerian champions fell 0-3 to the Southern African side in Saturday’s Caf Confederation Cup playoff second leg at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. The Flying Antelopes are now eliminated from the Africa’s second tier club competition on a 2-5 aggregate scoreline. A first-half brace by forward John Ching’Andu and Jesse Were solo effort ensured the Zambian top-flight team earned the maximum points. Agbo said his side lost the contest in Enugu…

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Varsity don, pregnant woman, six others die in Ebonyi auto crashes

                …seven injured     A Professor with the Federal University, Ndufu- Alike Ikwo (FUNAI), Ebonyi State, Robert Nneli, and seven others, including a pregnant woman, yesterday lost their lives in multiple accidents that occurred along the Ezzamgbo axis of the Abakaliki/Enugu Expressway. Nneli, who is the Dean of Studies of Basic Medicine of the University and Human Physiology, was travelling in his Toyota Camry to his hometown in Anambra State, when the incident occurred. It was gathered that the first accident which involved a Camry and truck occurred at…

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Igbo presidency’ll guarantee Nigeria’s unity –Nwodo

A former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. OkwesiliEze Nwodo, yesterday said only Igbo presidency would guarantee the unity of the Nigeria. Nwodo, a former governor of the old Enugu State, also said the Igbo presidency would ensure equity and fairness in the country. He urged Nigerians to embrace the support for Igbo presidency because it is a veritable means of achieving the desired unity in the country. He spoke in Uburu Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi State during the International Easter Retreat for Ndigbo at…

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