By Eddy Odivwri
As you read this, Mrs Margaret Labake Yembra, nee Lateef, is on her final journey out of this planet to her eternal resting place at Ikoyi cemetery, near where her own mother was laid a few years back. At that, a chapter in her life would have closed and another opened.
The one to be opened is what we do not know what would be its content.
But we can say a thing or two about the chapter that is closing today.
We gathered yesterday at her residence in Festac Town to bid her farewell through the sacrament of Service of Songs. … >>> Read Full Story
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1983: Nigeria expels 2 million illegal aliens, mostly Ghanaians
Ghana Must Go, was a popular name given to the migration of illegal Migrants (mostly Ghanaians) from Nigeria following a Presidential executive order.
In 1983, the President of Nigeria, Shehu Shagari issued an executive order mandating immigrants without proper immigration documents to leave the country or they would be arrested according to the law. The order was in alleged response to the religious disturbances that had engulfed parts of the country in 1980 (Kano 1980 Riots ) and 1981. Most of the immigrants were West Africans and mainly Ghanaians. Over … >>> Read Full Story
A 23-year-old man, one Onuabuchi Orime, and three others were on Thursday remanded in prison custody for allegedly kidnapping three persons.
The victims, Oliver Ojima, Ekpe Ozoko and Ekpe Peter were said to have been kidnapped by the suspects who made unnecessary demands, but luck ran of them and they were apprehended by the police.
It was gathered that the suspects hail from Ukwuagba-Ngbo community in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi state.
The suspects were arraigned before a magistrates’ Court sitting in Abakaliki, capital of Ebonyi state, on a four-count charges bordering on kidnapping, felony, and conspiracy.
It was alleged that the accused persons … >>> Read Full Story
Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo has made several key appointments as his new administration settles down to work, naming the Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Attorney, General, Chief of Staff and Chief press Secretary.
Chief Cosmas Iwu was appointed as the SSG while Barrister COC Akaolisa steps in as the Attorney General/Commissioner for Justice, designate
Chief Nnamdi Anyaehie was appointed Chief of Staff and Oguike Nwachukwu the Chief Press Secretary, CPS.
Uzodinma was sworn in on Wednesday night, about 24 hours after the Supreme Court declared him the winner of the 9 March election and sacked Emeka Ihedioha, in a stunning verdict.
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National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus
Says Muhammad, others must recuse themselves from its outstanding cases
Chuks Okocha in Abuja
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) thursday asked the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Muhammad, to resign and also demanded a review and reversal of the Supreme Court judgment on the Imo State governorship election that nullified the election of its Hon. Emeka Ihedioha and ordered his replacement by Senator Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
At a press conference thursday in Abuja by its National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, and attended by all members of the National … >>> Read Full Story
Kindly Share This Story:By Chuks Iloegbunam
MRS. Ebelechukwu Obiano, the wife of the Anambra State Governor, has in recent weeks been subjected to trenchant criticism by the forces of sectional press and political blackmail. The objective of this intervention is to draw readers’ attention, especially Ndi Anambra, to a forensic examination of the multisided issues in question. Take first Dr. Richard O. Nwachukwu. This gentleman is the Secretary-General of the World Igbo Congress, WIC. On January 4, 2020, he wrote an open letter to Governor Obiano entitled How Not To Demonstrate Humanity And Charity.
Dr. Nwachukwu wrote the letter on behalf of the … >>> Read Full Story
Uche Nwosu, son-in-law to the immediate past Governor of Imo State Rochas Okorocha, has denied that he was heading to the Supreme Court to challenge the decision of the court to award victory of the 2019 governorship election in the State to Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress, APC.
Report emerged yesterday (not from DAILY POST) that the former Imo State Chief of Staff was concluding plans to file a fresh motion challenging the victory of Uzodinma, who came fourth during the election.
Following the apex court ruling that the APC won the election, reports flew about that Mr. Nwosu was going back to … >>> Read Full Story