Two different Nigerians have found their way to court to answer for the crimes they have been accused of committing. These two Nigerians if found guilty of their respective crimes may end up being sentenced to life imprisonment, unless of course there are some exceptions introduced to the delivery of their judgements by their respective Judges.
Derico Nwamama was one of the most notorious Nigerian armed robber in the early 2000s. During that period, he was described as the king of the underworld in the Eastern part of the country; a clear replication of the likes of notorious criminals like Lawrence Anini who terrorised the old Bendel state in the 1980s.
There are so many Celebrities that have made a remarkable impact in the Society. Some of these Celebrities can't be forgotten because of the legacy they left behind. Here are four Igbo legends that have put Nigeria on the World map. 01: Chinua Achebe This great man was a very Influential Nigerian Novelist and Poet.
In response to the escalation of violence and killings in the South-Eastern region of Nigeria, the Nigeria army launched a mission called "Operation Golden Dawn" , in a bid to curtail and reduce the violence and killings in the South-Eastern Caribbean. However, there are some innocent Igbo youths that might fall victims to the consequences of this mission either by being shot dead by a soldier who might mistake the innocent youths for the personalities of violence courtesy of the spot they were found or Some innocent youths could be hit by straying bullets or even arrested.
According to reports from Newsmen yesterday, it was confirmed that a new militia arm known as "Biafra Motherland Warrior," has surfaced and have allegedly begun their operation in the south-east region. This has caused mixed reactions all over different social media platforms as a majority of the South-east residents have rejoiced over it, while some are scared of what the outcome would be.
Igbo, also called Ibo and Eboe by non Igbo people, are people living in the South-Eastern part of Nigeria who speak Igbo; a language of the Benue-Congo branch of the Niger-Congo language family. The Igbo people may be grouped into the following main cultural divisions; the Northern Igbo, the Southern Igbo, the Western Igbo, the Eastern or Cross River Igbo and the North-Eastern Igbo.
In order to avoid the Nigerian civil war, delegates from the Eastern region led by Lieutenant-Colonel Emeka Odumegwu Ojukwu and delegates from the Federal Government of Nigeria met in Aburi, Ghana to agree on what is now known as the "Aburi Accord". The meeting was held on 4th and 5th January 1967.
The Indigenous People Of Biafra(IPOB) which is a general name used to describe supporters of the Eastern Secession Group comprising of the States in the Eastern Parts of the country have after the rearrest of their self acclaimed leader, Mazi Nnadmi Kanu(MNK) declared every Monday a Sit-at-home day.
Nigerian businessman, Pascal Chibuike Okechukwu popularly known as Cubana Chief priest, keeps making big moves. He took to his Instagram page today, August 13th, 2021, and announced his new Turkish citizenship. The celebrity barman said he bought it for his entire family. If you recall, Cubana Chief priest and his wife have been in the middle Eastern country, Turkey, these past few weeks.
The Nigerian government has intensified efforts to curb the rising cases of insecurity across the country. This prompted the security forces to formulate a special tactical command that will tackle cases of violent attacks from bandits, terrorists and other agitators. The formation of this special tactical command has proved to be more effective multiple times.
The Punch released an update that Owerri has been refused to carry on their daily economic activities due to the usual order given by the Indigenous People of Biafran (IPOB). Before now, the trend never ceases to end as the Eastern communities often get plunged into such crises.
Video currently going viral on the internet since today, showed moment a man narrated how Eastern security network (ESN) members attacked him and killed three people. Photo: ESN Members. Photo credit - Instagram/@lindaikejiblogofficial According to a recent Instagram post that was made by Linda ikeji blog, they took to their Instagram page and shared video of the man narrating the ugly incident.
A population census was conducted in Nigeria in 1962, but a volley of criticisms followed the outcome of the result. Some people claimed it was rigged and should be cancelled. The government had to cancel it and another one was proposed in 1963. A Census Board was set up under the authority of the prime minister, to handle the 1963 population census.
For some time now, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have been carrying out sit-at-home exercises in some south-eastern states for different reasons. On the 9th of August, a sit-at-home order was given by the members of this group in Imo state and that resulted in the burning of some vehicles and the loss of lives as there were defaulters who did not comply with the illegal order.
According to a report from Daily Post, many Eastern Security Members operating in Imo State engaged in a gun duel with the state's Police Command, and many of them were killed. Illustrative Photo. Credit: Premium Times This occurred on the 27th of August, during a police raid on an ESN hideout at Akata community in Oru East Local Government Area of the state.
The Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi said that the Eastern party of the country needs the anointing of the almighty God to produce a president come 2023. The governor made the statement during when he was interacting with State House correspondents after a meeting with Mr President at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Recently, reports went round social media platforms about the alleged burning of a truck full of spare parts by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). This report is of great concern to many because the goods burnt to ashes were worth thousands, if not millions of nairas.
There are two strong things preisdent Buhari should do after IPOB launched new terror group in the southeast part of Nigeria. Image source: Twitter The South East has seen the emergence of a new militant group known as the "Biafran Motherland Warrior." Image source: Facebook
The Eastern Region was an administrative region in Nigeria, dating back originally from the division of the colony Southern Nigeria in 1954. Its first capital was Calabar. The capital was later moved to Enugu and the second capital was Umuahia The gap between the Eastern region and other parts of Nigeria was too much, it led to resentment and envy
After the twin blasts suicide bomb in Kabul airport which so far killed 175 people which include 13 American soldiers, The attack was conducted by isil. USA has vowed to retaliate the attack. USA has conducted air strike targeting isil planner in eastern Afghanistan, in which it was believed that no civilian was hurt During the attack