Nigeria Former Lawmaker Arthur Nzeribe confirmed dead.

The family of former Nigerian Senator, Francis Arthur Nzeribe has confirmed his death. The late lawmaker, who died on Sunday morning, was 83 years old.

A source told SaharaReporters that Nzeribe was declared dead at a foreign hospital following an undisclosed ailment.

Confirming his death, the family released a statement signed by Ojiabu Francis Anyegbu Nzeribe; Anthony Akpati Nzeribe and Ojiabu Oliver Nwedo Nzeribe.

According to the statement, the family has commenced traditional consultations, promising to release a programme for his funeral rites.

They, however, appealed to members of the public to respect the privacy of the family to enable them to grieve in peace.

The statement, obtained by SaharaReporters reads, The Nzeribe Royal Family of Umudei Royal Village of Oguta in the Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State in total submission to the will of God Almighty and in appreciation of a remarkably worthy life hereby announces the death of our Son, Cousin, Uncle, Husband Father, and Grandfather.

Distinguished Senator, Chief Francis Arthur Uzoma Nzeribe (Ogbuagu, Oshiji, Damanze Oyimba of Oguta on the 5th day of May 2022 at the age of 83.

While we are pained by this loss, we are proud of this African Legend who distinguished himself in various fields including Sports, International Business, and Politics and gave the Nzeribe brand worldwide acclaim.

The family has immediately commenced the necessary traditional consultations and will, in due course, release a programme for his funeral rites.

We appeal to the public to respect the privacy of the family and the solemnity of this event to enable us to grieve in peace.

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Governor Akeredolu of Ondo state has called on President Buhari to sack the CBN governor.

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the CBN governor, Godwin Emefiele, if he refuses to resign from his post.

Mr Akeredolu made the demand in a statement on his Twitter handle on Friday after Mr Emefiele was reported to have obtained the All Progressives Congress presidential nomination form.

The claim was later found to be incorrect.

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Nigeria government call on UK government to seize IPOB assets.

Buhari regime has called on the UK Government to seize assets belonging to the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), those of its members in the United Kingdom and to also shut down the groups’ communication department, specifically Radio Biafra.

Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, made this position known in a statement on Friday in Abuja, while welcoming reports that the UK had designated IPOB a terrorist organisation.

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Youths campaigning almost lost their lives.

British High Commission in Nigeria has clarified that IPOB not a terrorist group.

A social media activists, Adeyanju Deji has taken to his verified Facebook Page to reacts after UK government says IPOB are not terrorist group to them

According to report, The British High Commission in Nigeria has clarified that the Indigenous People of Biafra is not a proscribed organisation in the United Kingdom.

The British government frowned on reports stating that IPOB was proscribed in the country, describing them as “inaccurate reporting. This is coming a day after it was reported that UK sought to exclude IPOB members who have committed human rights abuses from its asylum program.

While reacting, Adeyanju Deji said “Only clowns will refer to IPOB as terrorists.

An organization that has consistently denied every wrongdoing or violence attributed to her.

IPOB has suffered serious rights violations of it’s members including extrajudicial killings.

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US Airforce preparing shipment of Howitzer artillery.

US president Joe Biden approve shipment of military aide worth $150 million to Ukraine.

President Joe Biden announced Friday a new US weapons package worth $150 million for Ukraine’s fight to repel Russia’s invasion.

I am announcing another package of security assistance that will provide additional artillery munitions, radars, and other equipment to Ukraine, Biden said, while warning that funding was close to running out and urging Congress to authorize more.

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Buhari decline to Igbo Leaders plea to release Mazi Nnamdi Kanu unconditional.

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday reiterated that the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, must defend himself in court.

The president said this while responding to appeals for the release of the detained IPOB leader by South East traditional, religious and political leaders during a town hall meeting with Buhari in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State.

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