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Ojukwu’s Will revealed; Bianca gets lion’s share, Will discloses secret daughter

… Recognises new daughter The will of the late Ikemba Nnewi, Chief Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu, was on Friday presented to the family with his widow, Bianca, getting the lion’s share. The presentation by the Chief Registrar of the Enugu High Court, Mr. Dennis Ekoh, was witnessed by Bianca, Mr. Val Nwosu, Ojukwu’s first cousin, and Mr. […]

Boko Haram: 20 arrested as soldiers raid hideouts in Abuja

Barely four days after a deadly attack on the Special Anti-Robbery Squad(SARS) office in Abuja, soldiers yesterday stormed suspected “cells” and hideouts of suspected members of Boko Haram in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Some of the suspected cells and shanties were burnt in Apo and Guzape districts. Also, security agencies have arrested more than […]

Fear of bombs at National Assembly grips lawmakers

Security remained the issue yesterday, with scary lawmakers urging the executive to tackle the monster. House of Representatives members declared the National Assembly a likely target of terrorists. The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) was worried that rampaging gunmen were killing people all over the country. And the opposition Action Congress of Nigeria (CAN) said […]

Violence mars PDP’s screening of aspirants for Bayelsa LG poll

Fierce violent clashes among the ranks of the Peoples Democratic Party marred the screening of 97 chairmanship aspirants for the local government election in Bayelsa State on Wednesday. The clash took place just as Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State tasked the Nigeria Police and the State Security Service to conduct detailed checks on […]

Flush out civilians from Army barracks, Ihejirika orders

BY KINGSLEY OMONOBI ABUJA — IN the wake of terrorists attacks on army cantonments in parts of the country, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Azubuike Ihejirika, has directed that all civilians and non-military personnel residing in all army barracks be flushed out. His words: “All illegal civilians and those above 18 years should […]

Reps threaten to order Okonjo-Iweala’s arrest over police pension

BY OKEY NDIRIBE & EMMAN OVUAKPORIE ABUJA—House of Representatives, yesterday, threatened to issue a warrant of arrest against the Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, over her refusal to honour invitations from its Committee on Pensions. Members of the committee also want the Finance Minister to explain her role in the take-over of Police Pension […]

Reps split over state flags, coats of arms

Members of the House of Representatives held a near rowdy session on Thursday as they debated a bill to enact the National Symbols Act. It took the intervention of the presiding Deputy Speaker, Mr. Emeka Ihedioha, to ensure that the situation was brought under control. Some lawmakers from the South-West states saw the bill as […]

Picture: Reps probe Orubebe’s multi billion naira mansion

NOVEMBER 30, 2012 BY JOHN AMEH The House of Representatives on Thursday ordered an investigation into a “multi-billion naria” mansion said to belong to the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Mr. Godsday Orubebe. The property, located at Mabushi in the Federal Capital Territory, was said to have been built for the minister by a construction […]

Anenih set to return as PDP BoT chair

Ojukwu’s will to read today

From CHIDI NNADI, Enugu The Will left by the late Igbo leader, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu will be read today in the Enugu High Court, Daily Sun can reveal. Ojukwu died on November 26 last year in a London hospital. The registrar of the Enugu High Court had during the week directed the Ojukwu family members […]

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