Crisis In South Eastern Nigeria
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state on Tuesday, April 9, suspended the chairmen of Ikwo and Abakaliki local government areas in the state over the resurgence of communal crisis in the areas last week.
Forum of the Southeast state governors has pleaded with the federal government to save the Akanu Ibiam International Airport located in Enugu from its present deplorable condition, saying the airport is losing its endearing face.
As internal crisis troubles the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo, not less than four lawmakers in the state House of Assembly representing various constituencies have been suspended for alleged parliamentary misconduct.
Igbo Zuru Mee, a socio-cultural group of south-eastern origin has openly demanded an apology from President Muhammadu Buhari for the massacre of their people during the civil war that spanned between 1966 - 1970.
The academic community in the southeast geopolitical zone has been urged by Senator Hope Uzodinma to produce an Igbo president for 2013. Senator Uzodinma said this at a lecture in Abia attended by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu.
Ohaneze Ndigbo, the Pan-Igbo socio-cultural group, said it would resist any attempt to discredit deputy president of the Senate, Chief Ike Ekweremadu. President-general of the group, Chief Nnia Nwodo made this known in a statement