South East

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu (Photo credit:

Gov. Ikpeazu lifts curfew in Aba

The curfew followed clashes between some members of pro-Biafra group and the military.

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

INEC chairman updates lawmakers on preparation for Anambra election

The electoral umpire also speaks on 2019 general elections.

Odumegwu Ojukwu

Nigerian govt to commence pension payment of Biafran veterans

The dismissal of secessionist officers was commuted to retirement in 2000.

Gov Rochas of Imo state honours President Zuma with a medallion [Photo: Nigerian Monitor]

I owe no apology for inviting Zuma, erecting his statue – Okorocha

The governor explains why he invites the South African

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha

Imo Assembly wants traditional ruler dismissed

The monarch was accused of complicity in a kidnap case.

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Jacob Zuma Statue: Okorocha distances self from viral tweet

The governor had been a butt of joke over erection of a Jacob Zuma statue


Nigeria Army officially ends operation Egwu Eke II

The COAS commends all the officers, soldiers and personnel of para-military organisations that collaborated and synergized during the one month that the exercise lasted

Leader of IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu [Photo Credit:]

DEVELOPING STORY: Nnamdi Kanu absent in court as Senator who stood surety wants out

Nnamdi Kanu’s whereabouts is unknown

Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has upheld the primary election that produced Oseloka Obaze as the party’s candidate for the November 18 Anambra governorship  election. [Photo credit: Abusidiqu]

Anambra 2017: Ekwueme, Peter Obi, Makarfi others campaign for PDP

The PDP presented its flag to its candidate, Oseloka Obaze.

Nigerian Police on patrol

Catholic priest escapes after kidnappers ‘drank his wine and slept off’

The police later rescued the cook of the priest.


Okorocha’s unveiling of Jacob Zuma statue ’embarrassing,’ Group says

While in Owerri, Mr. Zuma bagged the chieftaincy title ‘Ochiagha.’

Leader of IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu [Photo Credit:]

Nnamdi Kanu’s family speaks on ‘weapons found’ in home

The family spokesperson also spoke on IPOB as a terrorist organisation.

Willie Obiano

Obiano offers employment to 17 NYSC members

The corps members were also rewarded with cash donations and laptops for distinguishing themselves during their service year


South East has more presence than the north in my cabinet — Buhari

South East leaders say the president has been fair.

South-East Governors [Photo:]

Buhari meets South-east leaders over IPOB, marginalisation, others

A leader of Ohanaeze speaks on the matters discussed with the president.

Abia Warriors

Nigerian League: Abia Warriors hire Brazilian coach

The Brazilian has coached another Nigerian team before.

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu. [Photo credit: Daily Times Nigeria]

IPOB: Police/military joint operation recovers lethal weapons from Kanu’s residence – Police Commissioner

The police say the raid was carried out last Sunday based on an intelligence report, regarding the continued activities of some members of the group.

Nigerian Army. [Photo credit:]

Army arrests 42 suspected robbers, kidnappers in South-east operation

Army hands over suspects to the police for prosecution.

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State

Enugu LG Elections: Large turnout as Gov. Ugwuanyi flags off PDP Campaign

The governor also presented flags to PDP candidates.

Willie Obiano

Monkeypox: False rumour causes panic in Anambra

The state has urged the army to suspend exercise.

Ballot boxes

Anambra poll: INEC trains staff on violence mitigation

The training is aimed at developing the capacity of the participants to deploy violence reduction mechanisms to minimise electoral risks

Nigerian Police on patrol

Anambra election: We’re ready for IPOB – Security agencies

The heads of security formations in the state met on Tuesday

Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka [Photo Credit:]

University don advocates N10bn collateral as condition for establishing private media outfit

The lecturer laments the inability of some media owners to settle their workers’ entitlements as at when due.

Former Minister of Aviation, Osita Chidoka

Asaba Massacre: Anambra governorship candidate Chidoka urges Nigerian govt to apologise

He also asks the Nigerian Army to release the report of its investigation of alleged abuses by soldiers during Operation Python Dance.

Nigeria Prisons

NPS confirms two convicts escape from Enugu Prisons, declare manhunt

The prisoners escaped at 11:00 p.m. on Friday, an official said.