As South East loses out on SGF, Ohanaeze says it is not surprised

By Gideon Arinze The Igbo Socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, says it is not surprised, that the South East region failed to clinch the position of Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, as anticipated. The National Publicity Secretary of Ohanaeze, Uche Achi-Okpaga said this, over the weekend, in reaction to the news on President […]

Disarm AK-47-wielding Herders- Ohanaeze tells FG

By Gideon Arinze Apex Igbo Socio-Cultural Organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has urged the Federal Government to immediately disarm the AK-47-wielding herders in the country, saying that “issues surrounding the suspended RUGA scheme indicate the importance of consulting the people before taking certain decisions that will affect them.” The group made this known in a statement signed by […]

Ohanaeze moves for the establishment of S/East Federation

By Gideon Arinze As the Federal Government plans to establish RUGA settlements in various states of the country for herders, the youth wing of Ohanaeze Ndigbo has submitted a proposal for a draft bill for the federation of South East states of Abia, Anambra , Ebonyi, Imo and Enugu. The National President of the Youth […]

Police deny reports suggesting herdsmen were being chased out in Enugu

By Gideon Arinze The Enugu State Police Command have denied reports making the rounds that herdsmen  were being chased out of the state.  The command described the report as the handiwork of mischief makers. This was contained in a statement issued on Saturday by the State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Ebere Amaraizu. Recall that […]

Ugwuanyi appoints 15 Special Advisers

By Gideon Arinze Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has received the approval of the State House of Assembly to appoint fifteen (15) Special Advisers to enable him carry out his constitutional responsibilities. The Governor had sent request to the House seeking Its approval for the appointment of 15  individuals who would serve as Special […]

Sagay insists Senators earn N15m monthly: Tells Lawan to stop lying

Infocraftdiary Desk culled from Next Edition A Senior Advocate of Nigeria and Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, PACAC, Prof. Itse Sagay, has blasted the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, not to lie about the fact that the monthly salary of a senator was N750, 000. The SAN maintained that “a Senator takes home […]

CCB to prosecute 12 public officials in Enugu

By Gideon Arinze The Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB has said that about seven ex-commissioners in the last administration in Enugu State will be prosecuted if they fail to regularize their assets declaration with the CCB by the end of July. The State Director of the CCB, Lucy Ijetta made this known in an interview with Newsmen […]

November 16: GEJ’s relation is Bayelsa Guber candidate

Infocraftdiary Desk: headliners culled from Guardian newspapers National Chairman, Ogbia Brotherhood Worldwide and Special Adviser to Governor Seriake Dickson on Establishment, Chief Benson Agadaga; and kinsman of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Chief Benson Agadaga, has declared interest to contest the forthcoming gubernatorial elections in Bayelsa State; scheduled for November 16th, 2019. Quoting Guardian Newspapers, Headliners […]

Declare State of emergency on drug Abuse- Masari’s wife tells FG

Infocraftdiary Desk culled from Headliners Wife of Katsina State Governor, Hadiza Bello Masari, has called on government to declare a state of emergency on drug abuse in the country; just as she says the ugly trend is prevalent among youths and married women. Quoting Thisday newspapers, Headliners reports that the First Lady made this known […]

APC youth leader shot in Enugu

By Gideon Arinze The Enugu State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC has confirmed the shooting of its youth leader in Enugu West Senatorial District, James Nwanjoku, by yet-to-be identified gunmen. Nwanjoku who was shot during the weekend by the gunmen along the Enugu-Port Harcourt highway is currently receiving medical treatment at the University of […]