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Sunday Igboho, Nnamdi Kanu more popular than all politicians put together – Peter Obi

Peter Obi, a former Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has disclosed that agitators like Sunday Igboho and Nnamdi Kanu are more popular than politicians. Obi said Nigerians’ lack of hope has made Igboho and Kanu more popular than politicians in the Southwest and Southeast. Speaking at an event tagged: “National Security Challenge: Youths neglect?” in Abuja, the former Anambra State governor stressed that Nigerians now have what drives the economy. According to Obi: “In the South West, Sunday Igboho is far more popular than all the politicians put together. “In the South East, Nnamdi Kanu is far more popular than all the politicians put together. “Because when you talk about separation and everything, you have driven people to the point where they have what drives the economy and what drives people to live in a country is hope.” Both Igboho and Kanu had agitated for Nigeria’s break-up. However, both agitators are locked up by security agents in Nigeria and

300 Youths Detained and others Shot for raising Nigerian Flag and Singing National Anthem

One year after what victims described as genocide against #EndSARS protesters, 300 of them are still in Kirikiri Correctional centre in Lagos prison. The victims were arrested on October 20, 2020, when soldiers stormed the Lekki toll gate in Lagos and allegedly shot at protesters, who had gathered that Tuesday, following a movement to end the excesses of the now disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), an armed of police formed in 1992 to combat armed robbery and other serious crimes. Protesters and passerby were reportedly shot and killed by troops deployed by the Nigerian army, who had earlier denied involvement in the shooting, while manyt were arrested at random after the protest for arson, illegal gathering and armed robbery. The movement started nationwide on Thursday, October 8, 2020, after weeks of outrage and anger with videos and pictures showing police brutality, harassment and extortion across the country. According to an activist and a coordinator of Coalition for Revo

Unknown Gunmen Attack Police Station In Ebonyi Nigeria, Free Inmates, Burn Operational Vehicles

Attacks on police stations in the South-East region of Nigeria continued on Monday as unknown gunmen attacked the Divisional Police Headquarters situated in the Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. SaharaReporters  gathered that the gunmen "stormed the station around 2 am, releasing all the suspects in custody in the police facility". Some operational vehicles were also set ablaze by the hoodlums while some officers escaped with bullet wounds. Other circumstances surrounding the attack, including the identities of the attackers could not be ascertained at the time of filing this report. Loveth Odah, Ebonyi State Police Command spokesperson confirmed the incident to SaharaReporters, saying the police commissioner was on his way to the scene to ascertain the level of damage. The incident is the latest in what appears to be a growing trend of attacks on police stations and security personnel in the South-East region of the country. The governors in the region recently

Southeast Governors, leaders ready for dialogue over Kanu, says Ohanaeze

Apex Igbo sociocultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide on Monday declared that Governors in the region, national assembly caucus and all the Igbo leaders are ready for meaningful dialogue with the Federal Government on a plethora of challenges facing the Igbo nation and Nigeria. It also called on President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that its son and leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is produced in court on Thursday, October 21, 2021 during his ongoing trial. It insisted that the agitation and youth restiveness in the Southeast was simply a reaction or an effect or the consequences of an orchestrated alienation by the federal government over the years. The group added that until some of the issues of obvious injustice against the Igbo were seen to have been addressed, the chains of catastrophe that threaten the corporate existence of Nigeria might continue to be inevitable. According to the group: “it is extremely difficult to have peace amidst

he coast is now clear for Thursday legal fireworks says Bar Ejiofor as Nnamdi Kanu sends strong warning to followers harassing his lawyers

UPDATE ON TODAY’S ROUTINE VISIT TO OUR NOBLE CLIENT – ONYENDU MAZI NNAMDI KANU AT THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE SECURITY SERVICE (DSS) ABUJA: Today, I and my colleague, Bar. Alloy Ejimakor, had a very fruitful visitation to Onyendu Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. We discussed a wide range of matters, especially concerning Hearing in his case and appearance in court on 21st October, 2021. There will be more on this later. The coast is now clear for legal fireworks this Thursday, particularly now that we have been served with a purported “Amended Charge” in the Case. Onyendu Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is in good spirit, awaiting his auspicious outing on Thursday, the 21st Day of October, 2021. He commended those who are in the spirit with him, while declaring that Chukwuokike Abiama has ordained this special Day for a victorious outing. He requested that the fasting, supplications and prayers should continue, as he noted that they are strongly impacting positively. In the interim, it is necessary