Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe and Lagos State Governor's Aide, Joe Igbokwe, might both be great Igbo indigens, the truth is that they were like two opposite poles. And the fracas between them had been caused by the lingering issue of the South-East secessionist group which is known as IPOB with regards to the rising insecurity in the South-East.
The Senate Minority Leader, Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe, and other bigwigs in the People's Democratic Party staged a peaceful protest at the National Assembly Complex in Abuja on Wednesday, 30th of June, 2021. The National Chairman of the People's Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, was also present at the demonstration.
Since President Muhammadu Buhari described Nnamdi Kanu’s led Indigenous peoples of Biafra (IPOB) as a dot in a circle during his interview with Arise TV, a lot reactions have greeted that remarks. While many have condemned the president for referring to the southeast as a dot in a circle, even though the president was actually referring to IPOB; there are others who have spoken in support of the president.
Popular Nigerian hip hop artist, Eedris Abdulkareem has commented on President Muhammadu Buhari's Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina statement that the Senate Minority Leader, Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe, should be cooling off in prison custody for supporting Nnamdi Kanu. Eedris Abdulkareem, Nigeria hip hop star.
Joe Igbokwe, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has insisted that the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is responsible for the bloodshed in the Southeast. Igbokwe made the remark in response to a comment by the Senate Minority Leader, Eyinnaya Abaribe on the killings in the Southeast.
The Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Femi Adesina, launched an attack on Senate Minority Leader, Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe. He stated that the Senator should be in prison for supporting someone bent on dismembering Nigeria. Photo of Femi Adesina This was contained in an article Adesina titled: “Weighty Matters About Our Country".
Nnamdi Kanu: Why Sen Abaribe should be in prison - Femi Adesina Femi Adesina, President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, has launched an attack on Senate Minority Leader, Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe. Adesina, who was referring to Abaribe, said the Senator should be in prison for supporting “someone bent on dismembering Nigeria.”
A Chieftain in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Joe Igbokwe has insisted that members of the proscribed Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) are responsible for the recent spate of killings in the Southeast. Mr. Igbokwe made this statement in response to comments made by Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe on the killings in the Southeastern region.
Mr Eyinnaya Abaribe, who is the Minority Leader of the Nigerian Senate, has made a controversial statement by saying that the Igbos are the one binding the country together. He described them as the "glue." He continued by saying that the Igbos have contributed to unity and progress of the country.
Today's Headlines: IPOB Responsible For Bloodshed In South East- Igbokwe; Kukah Speaks About B/Haram
IPOB Responsible For Bloodshed In South East- Igbokwe. Joe Igbokwe, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has insisted that the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, is responsible for the bloodshed in the Southeast Photo Credit: Daily Post Nigeria Igbokwe made the remark in response to a comment by the Senate Minority Leader, Eyinnaya Abaribe on the killings in the Southeast.
Today's Headlines: "Igbos Are The Glue Holding Nigeria Together" – Abaribe, PMB Hails Iranian President
"Igbos Are The Glue Holding Nigeria Together" –Abaribe Photo Credit: People Gazette Eyinnaya Abaribe, Minority Leader of the Nigerian Senate, has stated that the Igbos are the “glue” that holds the country together, noting that the Igbos have invested more in the country's unity, oneness, and progress than any other ethnic nationality or people.
A popular human rights activist identified as Deji Adeyanju has condemned the inability of the southeast governors to react to the apprehension of the leader of the IPOB group, Nnamdi Kanu. Deji Adeyanju disclosed that the southeast governors failed to speak about the apprehension of the leader of the IPOB group because they are afraid to speak out and express themselves regarding the current situation.
The Federal Government has aimed a subtle attack on Senate Minority Leader, Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe. This is according a piece accredited to the Presidential Aide on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, where he referred to him as 'The Senator'. The Presidential aide attacked the senator in his article titled "Weighty Matters About Our Country."
If you could recall that shortly after President Muhammadu Buhari described IPOB as a dot in a circle, Tshirts with Onye dot and The Dot Nation written on them surfaced in the South East and it grabbed the attention of Nigerians. It is not yet clear who the producers of the branded shirts are but the minority leader of the Nigerian senate, Eyinnaya Abaribe was spotted wearing one of these branded shirts.
The Nigerian Senate Minority Leader, Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe, was seen wearing 'The Dot Nation' t-shirt on Tuesday, 22nd of June 2021. The vest became popular after President Muhammadu Buhari's statement referring to the Indigenous People of Biafra as a 'dot in a circle'.
Recall that President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari in an interview with Arise TV described IPOB as a dot in a circle. In the speech, the president portrayed the Indigenous People of Biafra as a “dot-in-a-circle” and this has now become a popular saying in the South Eastern part of the country, even to the point of printing it on T-Shirt.
To the chagrin of many Nigerians, majority of Senators in the House of Assembly have voted in favour of NCC's approval for electronic transmission of results to go ahead. This was the outcome after the Senate was divided after Minority Leader, Eyinnaya Abaribe, invoked Order 73.
Photo Credit: PremiumTimes The Senator Representing Abia North, Eyinnaya Abaribe has said that he is ready to stand surety for Nnamdi Kanu, leader of Indigenous People of Biafra who is being held on 11-count charges bothering on terrorism and treason. The lawmaker who is the Minority Leader in the Senate made this known in a recent interview with TVC.
Photo Credit: Google Young Nigerians have been told to prepare to lead the country after the next presidential election. PDP and APC leaders who met in Abuja on Thursday, August 5, made the call to the youth. One of the politicians, Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe, one of the Senate Leaders, noted that it was time for the youth to work for the good of the country.
For the past few days, Nigerians, especially those from the southern part of the country have been protesting against the nomination of Lauretta Onochie as Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). On July 30th, the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe, and other party members staged demonstrations against Onochie's nomination.