Tag: South-south

EditorNovember 11, 2017

[The Activism Blog] GLEEHD Foundation to host Emerging Political Leaders Forum in South East, South South

After a successful outing at the first edition of its Emerging Political Leaders Forum in Lagos on the 7th of ...

EditorOctober 16, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] When will President Buhari visit the South-South and the South-East?

The main characteristic of leadership is an all-encompassing spirit, this spirit makes the leader accept his citizens as one irrespective ...

AzeezSeptember 17, 2017

Army to launch Operation Crocodile Smile in S’South, S’West

The Nigerian Army on Saturday said it would launch Operation Crocodile Smile II in the South-South region and some parts ...

AzeezSeptember 2, 2017

Police deploy more personnel to S’East, S’South over Biafra threat

The Police has deployed more personnel to the South-East and South-South regions to forestall any breach of peace, Punch reports. This ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 29, 2017

What Southeast, Southsouth governors decided in their meeting

The Southeast/Southsouth governors have agreed on a United Nigeria – One Nigeria. The governors’ pledge was contained in a communique issued on ...

AzeezAugust 28, 2017

S’South, S’East governors meet over power devolution

South-South and South-East governors on Sunday said they would continue to demand for the devolution of powers to the states. ...

AzeezJuly 10, 2017

S’East, S’South governors meet over agitations

South East and South South governors on Sunday held a meeting in Enugu over ongoing agitations and call for restructuring. ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 6, 2017

It’s either Biafra or death, Nnamdi Kanu insists (WATCH)

The leader of the Independent People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has insisted that Biafra should be made independent from ...

AzeezJune 23, 2017

Bayelsa is part of Biafra not South-South – Nnamdi Kanu (WATCH)

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has said Bayelsa is part of Igboland. Kanu said this ...

AzeezJune 7, 2017

Niger Delta, Ijaw not part of Biafra | Ijaw youth tells MASSOB

The Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide has said the South-South region is not part of Biafra. The group called on the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 1, 2017

‘Biafra is a delusionary struggle’, South-South group says

The South-South Progressive Coalition has on Thursday, distanced itself from the rebirth of the Biafra Republic as they issue warning ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 17, 2016

Cheta Nwanze: What is the benefit of breaking Nigeria up?

by Cheta Nwanze “Since 1914 the British Government has been trying to make Nigeria into one country, but the Nigerian ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 21, 2016

Why South-south did not join Biafra – Ex-General

  A retired Major-General of the Nigerian Army, Edet Akpan says lack of trust was the reason behind the disunity ...

AzeezAugust 13, 2016

Air Force to launch aerial operations in South-South

The Nigerian Air Force would soon launch an aerial operation to protect critical infrastructure and the people of the South ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 5, 2016

PDP zones chairmanship to Southwest

Indications on Thursday suggest that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has zoned the position of national chairman to the South-West, while ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 2, 2016

PDP convention will hold despite court order – Wike

Governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike has insisted that the national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party will hold as ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 18, 2016

‘Niger Delta should own 65% of oil wells’ – Lawmakers

South-South and South-East lawmakers, over the weekend, called on the Federal Government to reconsider the ownership structure of oil wells ...

Mazi EmekaJune 24, 2016

Another militant group has announced itself… and of course it has a terrible name

A new group, Asawana Deadly Force of Niger Delta (ADFND), on Friday, announced that it has entered the militancy business and ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 5, 2016

Simon Kolawole: The options President Buhari must carefully weigh

I remember this encounter all the time. My wife and I were on a trip to the US a few ...

Azubuike AzikweJune 2, 2016

MASSOB warns, threatens South East, South South lawmakers over…

Leader of the Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Solomon Chukwu has warned South-East and South-South ...

Mazi EmekaJune 1, 2016

Fayose turns champion of pro-Biafrans (READ)

Ekiti state Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Wednesday, lambasted the federal government and security agencies over the violent clash that resulted ...

Mazi EmekaJune 1, 2016

Niger Delta leaders to Avengers: ‘You’re threatening our existence’

Leaders of the Niger Delta region, under the aegis of Concerned Niger Delta Leaders, on Wednesday, described the attacks on ...

Mazi EmekaJune 1, 2016

Just In: Niger Delta Avengers strike again, 2 Chevron oil wells attacked

Militant group, Niger Delta Avengers, on Wednesday, struck again, this time attacking and blowing up two chevron oil wells at ...

Isime EseneMay 25, 2016

Niger Delta Avengers threaten further attacks; warn ex-militants against meddling

Niger Delta Avengers, a faceless group of militant agitators in Nigeria’s South-south region have threatened to resume hostilities after a ...

Mazi EmekaMay 12, 2016

See the Nigerian politicians the Niger Delta Avengers just threatened

Militant group, Niger Delta Avengers on Thursday, issued a two weeks ultimatum to northerners and south-westerners who own oil blocs ...

Mazi EmekaMarch 28, 2016

Kachikwu should resign… he still has the orientation of PDP – APC

The South-South and the South-East regional chapters of the All Progressives Congress have thrown their weight behind the recent unabashed ...

Adebayo EmuleomoNovember 26, 2015

Northern, Southern elders take mutual stand on Biafra agitation

In a recent meeting held in Abuja, the Nigerian Leaders of Thought, a group which comprises prominent elders from the ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 18, 2015

This is the South South’s official position on Biafra

Ethnic groups of the South-South geo-political zone, have called for an immediate end of the pro-Biafra protests in their region. On Tuesday, ...

Janeth JJuly 7, 2015

South south politicians drum support for Oyegun

Politicians and political office holders in the south-south have praised Oyegun, describing him as a man of conviction who cannot ...

Kolapo OlapojuApril 21, 2015

“The Igbo people are not worried about their fate” – Former Anambra governor

by Azubuike Azikiwe The impending reality that the South-East may not have any top leadership positions in the Senate and ...

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