‘Failure of Gowon’s Three Rs, Cause of Separatist Groups’

[Guardian] Umuahia -The call by some northern youth groups that Nigerians of Igbo extraction resident and doing business in the north should relocate to their Southeastern homeland has again evoked the sad memories of events that led to the declaration…

[Guardian] Umuahia -The call by some northern youth groups that Nigerians of Igbo extraction resident and doing business in the north should relocate to their Southeastern homeland has again evoked the sad memories of events that led to the declaration of the defunct Republic of Biafra and eventual breakout of hostilities between Nigerian and secessionists forces in a destructive 30-month civil war.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Breakup, Northern Style

[Guardian] With northern youths giving Igbo residing in their region to quit before October 1 or face dire consequences, the agitations for the dissolution of the Nigerian union are fast reaching frenzied heights. What obviously provoked the rage of th…

[Guardian] With northern youths giving Igbo residing in their region to quit before October 1 or face dire consequences, the agitations for the dissolution of the Nigerian union are fast reaching frenzied heights. What obviously provoked the rage of the northern youths were the ceaseless agitations for self-determination by some indigenes of the south east. Such agitations being championed by the Movement for the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) culminated recently in the

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Gakenke District Executive Secretary Held Over Forgery

[New Times] Police in Musanze district are holding five officials from Gakenke District over forgery of documents which were used in offering a tender for the construction of a health centre in the district.

[New Times] Police in Musanze district are holding five officials from Gakenke District over forgery of documents which were used in offering a tender for the construction of a health centre in the district.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Kiraitu to Fund Man Who Vowed to Sell Plot for Kenyatta Campaign

[Nation] Meru Senator Kiraitu Murungi has offered to finance a 78-year-old man who wants to sell all his property in order to campaign for President Uhuru Kenyatta in the region.

[Nation] Meru Senator Kiraitu Murungi has offered to finance a 78-year-old man who wants to sell all his property in order to campaign for President Uhuru Kenyatta in the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ogbeh’s Border Closure Threat

[This Day] The recent threat by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh that the federal government would shut the land borders with neighbouring countries due to large scale smuggling of rice into Nigeria raises serious que…

[This Day] The recent threat by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh that the federal government would shut the land borders with neighbouring countries due to large scale smuggling of rice into Nigeria raises serious questions. Since Nigeria has hundreds of porous border posts while illegal movement of people and goods flow almost freely on a daily basis, how does Ogbeh intend to make good his threat?

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria