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South East Governor’s Throw Their Weight Behind Embattled Air Peace Boss, Allen Onyema

Allen Onyema, the Air Peace Chairman, who is currently battling an alleged money laundering issue with the US Department of Justice, may be getting some respite. This is because, the South East Governors Forum has pledged their support for him. In a statement, which was signed by Governors Ifeanyi Uguwanyi (Enugu), Willie Obiano (Anambra), Dave Umahi (Ebonyi), Emeka Ihedioha (Imo)

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Police VS IPOB; “We Will Arrest Kanu If He Comes Home” Police. “You Can’t Stop Our Leader From Coming Home” IPOB

Nnamdi Kanu’s mother died few months ago and there has been some controversies surrounding the burial of his mother. There have been speculations as to whether the proponent and acclaimed leader of the IPOB, would come back to Nigeria for the burial or not. The burial is slated for December 2019, in Umuahia, and the Commissioner of Police in Abia

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Zamfara State House Of Assembly Abolishes Pension For Ex-Governors, Deputies, Speakers’ & Deputies

Activists, economists and even the Nigerian citizens have often argued that the cost of governance in the country was too high. The staggering amounts of money which is budgeted annually as recurrent expenditure is mind blowing and often raises controversies each time a new budget is presented to the NASS. It appears that things may change in the near future,

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Air Peace Boss Denies Alleged US $20M Fraud & Money Laundering Charges, Vows To Prove His Innocence….

Until Friday 22nd November 2019, he was the darling of the Nigerian people, especially for his philanthropic effort of bringing back stranded Nigerians in South Africa for free, through his airline Air Peace. But last Friday, the United States Department of Justice, announced that Allen Onyema, Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, had been indicted for money laundering. They claimed

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Hate Speech Bill; UK, UN Condemn Death Penalty For Hate Speech Proposed By Nigerian Senate

The Hate Speech Bill which is currently being deliberated in the Nigerian Senate has raised so many controversies in Nigeria and around the world. The British Government has added its voice to the issue by saying it supports the right of individuals to express opinions and peacefully challenge authority as an essential part of a free and open society. The

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Lagosians Beware! Gov Sanwo-Olu Has Welcomed Operation Crocodile Smile To Lagos

The governor of Lagos State Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday welcomed “Operation Crocodile Smile IV” by the Nigerian Army, saying the exercise is a right move towards ensuring peace and security in the South-West and South-South regions during the festive season. He spoke during the flag-off ceremony of the Nigeria Army’s 81 Division exercise Crocodile Smile IV for Lagos and Ogun States,

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Blow By Blow Account Of How The Kogi & Bayelsa Elections Went + Election Observers Call For Cancellation Of Kogi Elections Due To Violence, Deaths, Ballot Snatching & Other Irregularities

The elections in Kogi State have come and gone, but it is an election allegedly fraught with irregularities, violence and fraud. Opposition parties and even INEC electoral observers has called for a cancellation of the elections, especially with the incidences of missing INEC staff, deaths and all other alleged electoral malpractices. WakeUpAfrica brings you details of what transpired in Kogi

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Bravo! NAF & Ground Troops Attacked And Killed ISWAP-Boko Haram Fighters In Northern Borno

Information reaching the media through PRNigeria is that Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Jets, and their Ground Troops have sacked some ISWAP-Boko Haram Fighters, who are located at Mallam Fatori, a village on the fringes of Lake Chad in the northern part of Borno State, but had been coveted as an Islamic State of West Africa Province by the ISWAP fighters.

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Few Days To Kogi Elections, SDP Supporters Decamp TO APC + SDP Secretariat Vandalized & Burnt

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) chapter in Kogi State, is seriously under threat, and more dramatic things seem to continually happen to the party as the elections draw nearer. The breaking news as at this morning is that, supporters of SDP have decamped from the party to join the APC. This move of abandonment of the SDP candidate Natasha Akpoti,

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Kogi Elections; PDP Claims They Will Win The APC. Alleges Threats To Peace & Security In The State

The citizens of Kogi State can’t wait for November 16th, that is the day the governorship elections will be held, and the two prominent parties, PDP and APC are set for war. The PDP have been alleging that the APC have been threatening them, but the PDP insists that they would not be deterred in their quest to conquer the

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