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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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Rochas Okorocha Spits Fire, Says APC Will Collapse In 2023

Rochas Okorocha, former governor of Imo State, has been making headlines due to his controversial statements against his party APC. Okorocha, who is now a senator representing Imo West Constituency has said emphatically that the ruling All Progress Congress, APC, may not retain power come 2023. He made this much known in an interview with journalists in Kano during the

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Vice President Osinbajo’s Team Reacts, Says Report Insinuating Vice President Didn’t Follow Due Process In Supervising Agencies Under Him Is False

Yesterday WakeUpAfrica360 reported that President Buhari resolved the Economic Management Team, which used to report directly to the Vice President, and set up a new Economic Advisory Council, which was instructed to report directly to him. These move seemed to support the stories that there may be some rumble in Aso Rock, as unconfirmed reports claimed Osinbajo failed to follow

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Former CBN Governor Charles Soludo Makes Buhari’s New Economic Team

President Muhammadu Buhari has taken what many consider as a swift move in a bid to revamp the economy, when he dissolved the former Economic Management Team (EMT) and instituted a new Economic Advisory Council. He also stated through his spokesman Femi Adesina, that this new team will report directly to him, unlike the previous EMT, which reported directly to

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‘640 Nigerians Will Return Soon From South Africa’ Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, chairperson of Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), has revealed that about 640 Nigerians have indicated interest to leave the country and return to Nigeria. She disclosed this much to journalists yesterday, this report varied from the previous one in which Godwin Adama, Nigeria’s Consul-General in South Africa, had said that 400 Nigerians indicated interest to return home.

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Xenophobia; Nigerian Govt Pulls Out From WEF, Jim Ovia Withdraws As Well, NANS Gives South Africans Ultimatum To Leave Nigerian By Monday

The government of Nigeria was quiet busy yesterday as they took concrete steps and measures to not only communicate their displeasure with the Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa, they also showed they were ready to cut off ties with the country if need be. The Federal Government after a meeting between Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama and

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Presidency Insists That Leah Sharibu Is Still Alive

Contrary to the news making rounds that captured Dapchi schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu, is dead, the Presidency has dispelled the news, calling it a lie. According to the FG, Leah was still alive, and they are making efforts and negotiating for her release from ISWAP, the terrorist group holding her captive. Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on

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South-East Governors Ban Herders In The Zone, “Too Little Too Late” Nnamdi Kanu Says

The Governors of the South East region made what is considered a brave move as they placed a ban on herdsmen who wield AK47 riffles or machete in the entire eastern region.  They have also asked for a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari and security chiefs in the country, to address the insecurity challenges in the East. Gov Dave Umahi,

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