PDP Constitutes Committee on Anambra Guber Poll

PDP Constitutes Committee on Anambra Guber Poll The National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has set up a Campaign Committee for the Anambra State gubernatorial election scheduled for November 18. A statement issued by Senator Ben Obi, National Secretary of the party on Wednesday in Abuja, disclosed that the committee would be led by governors Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu and Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta as joint chairmen. Mr Obaze Oseloka, the party’s gubernatorial candidate for Anambra would flag off his campaign on Monday, at the Dennis Memorial…

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Military Human Rights Violation: Presidential Panel Concludes South East Sitting

Military Human Rights Violation: Presidential Panel Concludes South East Sitting The Presidential Investigation Panel to review compliance of the Armed Forces with human rights obligations and rules of engagement has concluded its sittings in the South-east zone on Tuesday. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the nine-member panel chaired by a judge, Georgewill Biobele, sat for two days in Enugu during which several alleged cases of military brutality were heard. NAN further reports that most of the cases were from Rivers and Bayelsa states with some dating back to…

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Nigeria needs 3 inland ports in South East – Sen. Stella Oduah

Sen. Stella Oduah has said that the South eastern part of the country requires a minimum of three container ports to boost the economic growth of the country. In an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, Oduah said the ports were necessary because the Southeast region had become an industrial zone. She said that because the Southeast was land locked, inland container ports would expose the region to international markets. The senator added that if the ports were in place, the rate of road accidents as…

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Nnamdi Kanu: Biafra National Guard declares war against Nigerian Army

Biafra National Guard declares war against Nigerian Army Biafra National Guard (BNG) says the Operation Python Dance II, to be carried out by the Nigerian Army in the South-east was targeted at Nnamdi Kanu and other agitators. A statement Wednesday morning by self-styled ‘Major Nkuma’, said BNG knew that the operation “is a show of force and genocide intention which has already started”. It, however, said the Army should be prepared for BNG warning that its the leadership of General Innocent Orji was ready for war. The statement reads “We…

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