There Is Light At The End Of The Tunnel – Alex Otti

(NIGERIA MOMENT). The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the April general elections in Abia state, Dr. Alex Otti, has felicitated with the Muslim community in the state and Nigeria in general on the occasion of the Eidel-Kabir celebration. In a message he issued to newsmen in Umuahia, entitled ‘’There is light at the end of the...

Ukaegbu Answers Critical Biafra Questions And Calls For Referendum On Biafra

(NIGERIA MOMENT). During a political discussion, Chief Ukaegbu E. Ukaegbu was asked series of questions about Biafra to get his perspective on the issue. Ukaegbu supports creating as much awareness about Biafra as possible. Here is what he has got to say: ----------------- Question: You have got my attention on your assertion that you are creating awareness. Tell me more.What is the message?...

Alex Otti Declared Winner Of Abia 2015 Election By Appeal Court

(LinkMoment). According to Channels TV report, "An Appeal Court has declared the candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, Mr Alex Otti, as winner of the Abia State Governorship election. The court in its ruling on Thursday ordered the swearing in of Mr Otti, as governor of Abia State and asked Mr Okezie Ikpeazu to vacate the office." "The Appeal court...

DSS Detains and Releases Fierce Buhari Critic And Blames Detention On Clerical Error

Adaobi Ube, (LinkMoment). The Department of Sate Services (DSS) operatives detained and then releases a prominent Buhari critic, Attorney EMEKA UGWUONYE, and then blames his detention on clerical / Bureaucratic errors. After his release, Emeka Ugwuonye wrote as follows: "I’m okay, guys. The fact that I’m writing to you from my system should convince you. But i have gist for you. This...

Air Force Chief Says ‘Innoson Keeps Our Jets In Operation Against Boko Haram’ – PM News

(LinkMoment). According to PM News reports, the "Nigeria’s Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Baba Abubakar has lauded the management of Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing (IVM) Company for providing the needed technical support that has enabled the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) to sustain its operations against the Boko Haram insurgents." Group Captain Ayodele Famuyiwa, Director of Public Relations and Information...

“Nigerian Refugees In ‘Atrocious’ Situation in Niger”, says UN – AFP

(NIGERIA MOMENT). Diffa (Niger) (AFP) - Thousands of Nigerian refugees who fled to southeast Niger to escape the Islamist group Boko Haram are in an "atrocious" situation, the United Nations says.  "There is a psychosis among the people who were expelled from their villages, their homes by Boko Haram," Toby Lanzer, UN regional humanitarian coordinator for the Sahel, told AFP Wednesday...

Defiant IPOB Leader Kanu Refuses To Remove Handcuffs In Court, But Later Did

(LinkMoment). SEE PHOTOS According to a report by Vanguard, "A mild drama took place within the premises of the Federal High Court in Abuja this morning, as the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, whose trial is billed to commence today February 9, 2015), refused to remove his handcuffs. "It took the intervention of his...

Nigeria Faces Diplomatic Showdown With UK as Nnamdi Kanu Invokes His British Citizenship

(LinkMoment). Speaking through his lawyer, in a letter dated March 24 and addressed to the British High Commissioner in Abuja, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra invoked his British citizenship, saying that the President Buhari-led administration  has violently abused his fundamental human rights through his prolonged detention in prison custody by the Buhari's interference with the judicial process. Kanu described himself...

NewYork Times: Nigerian Intelligence Arrests Biafran Separatist Leader

(NIGERIA MOMENT). WARRI, Nigeria — Nigerian intelligence agents have arrested a broadcaster calling for the peaceful secession of the southeast from Nigeria, according to two Biafra separatist groups whose cause prompted a civil war in the 1960s that killed an estimated 1 million people. Radio Biafra director Nnamdi Kanu was detained Saturday as he was about to fly to London from...

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Indigenous People Of Biafra Protests At Nigeria Embassy London To Release Nnamdi Kanu

(NIGERIA MOMENT). The Indigenous People Of Biafra mounted a massive protests at the Nigeria Embassy London demanding that the Buhari government release their leader Nnamdi Kanu. Watch Video

Six Central Bank of Nigeria Executives Are in Jail Accused of N8 billion Fraud

(NIGERIA MOMENT). Ibadan - Premium Times reported that: "Six staff of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, implicated in an N8billion defaced and mutilated currency recycling scam, were today remanded in prison custody following their arraignment by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. They were arraigned before Justice N. Ayo Emmanuel of a Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State. The suspects...

Nigerian Army Intercepts 92 Armed Fulani Herdsmen Along The Abuja-Keffi Road

(LinkMoment) Daily Trust reports that the "the Guards Brigade of the Nigerian Army yesterday paraded 36 armed herdsmen who were intercepted by troops of the 117 Guards Battalion Keffi along the Abuja-Keffi road on Sunday." Another group of 56 herdsmen were arrested at the Dantata check point between Kuje and the Abuja airport. The 36 herdsmen were arrested by troops at the...

Press Release By Abia Government Following The Hausa/Fulani Mayhem In Aba

(LinkMoment). PRESS STATEMENT BY THE GOVERNMENT OF ABIA STATE FOLLOWING THE HAUSA/FULANI MAYHEM IN ABA Our dear brothers and sisters, It is with heavy hearts that the state government received reports of the unfortunate incident at Aba abattoir today. Initial information made available to us indicate that the violence was sparked off by a soldier who killed a meat-seller at the...

Pro-Biafra Protest Storms The Federal Capital Territory, Abuja – Hansome Hanson

Hansome Hanson, (NIGERIA MOMENT). Follwing the arraignment of the Director of Radio Biafra and Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, on Monday, the pro-Biafra activists, supporters of Nnamdi Kanu stormed Abuja to protest in solidarity, albert in a peaceful fashion. Nnamdi was finally arraigned by the Nigerian Government before the Wuse Zone 2 Magistrate Court, Abuja. Well...

Buhari’s Fraudulent 2016 Budget Cannot Be Passed By His Party APC Controlled Congress

(LinkMoment). The Senate Committee on Appropriation, Senator Danjuma Goje, and his House of Representatives counterpart, Jibrin Abdulmumin, stated in a joint press briefing that Buhari's 2016 budget proposal can’t be passed, adding that it was fraught with too many errors, which had made its passage into law impossible. Also the Senator Goje pointed out that the Presidency had also admitted that...

Yale Awards Honorary Doctorate Degree To Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Eight Others

(NIGERIA MOMENT). Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala - Doctor of Humane Letters "You are a citizen of your country, your continent, and the world. Shaped by challenging experiences during your childhood in Nigeria, you have made social and economic reform your mission. As Nigeria’s coordinating minister of economic development and minister of finance, you have tackled corruption, created a vision and path to long-term economic...

Orji Uzor Kalu Wins At Court of Appeal As Court Sacks Mao Ohuabunwa

(NIGERIA MOMENT). "The Federal Court of Appeal sitting in Owerri has sacked the Senator representing Abia North, Senator Mao Ohuabunwa (PDP) and ordered a fresh election in the Senatorial zone within 90 days." according to IgbereTV reports. The law suit was filed by the former Governor of Abia State Chief Orji Uzor Kalu (OUK), who contested for the Abia North Senatorial...

Governor Akpabio (Akwa Ibom) Commissions The Abak Bridge Constructed By Julius Berger

(NIGERIA MOMENT). Uyo - "Official inauguration of Abak Bridge yesterday The Dual carriage Bridge is 340 Metres Long, 20 Metres Wide and 34 Metres High. It is part of the 165 projects the Governor is currently commissioning in the state before he exits may 29th 2015." - David Jackson, report on social media.

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