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Wonder Bank operators defraud 1,000 in Aba, 10 suspects arrested

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By Ugochukwu Alaribe ABA—Abia State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Chris Ezike, has said that 10 suspected operators of wonder bank, who defrauded over 1,000 people in the state have been...

Wed Nov 21st, 2018     Read More →

‘Igbo ‘ll benefit from Atiku/Obi presidency’

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—A group, comprising Igbo, Yoruba and Hausa traders in Aba, Abia State, has called on Ndigbo to ignore any call from any group to boycott 2019 elections, saying such...

Wed Nov 21st, 2018     Read More →

Soldier stabs man to death in Aba

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By Ugochukwu Alaribe A yet to be identified soldier reportedly stabbed a man to death at Owerri-Aba community, Ugwunagbo council area, Abia State. The soldier, suspected to be attached to the 144...

Wed Nov 21st, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria risks being delisted by World Anti-Doping Agency, Dalung warns

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Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, on Monday in Abuja warned that Nigeria risked being delisted by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) if urgent action was not...

Mon Nov 19th, 2018     Read More →

N10m goods burnt in Aba market fire

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By Ugochukwu Alaribe ABA—Goods worth over N10 million were, yesterday, consumed by fire at the popular Nkwa Ngwa Market in Aba, Abia State. oods worth overN10 million were, yesterday,...

Mon Nov 19th, 2018     Read More →

Fire guts 156 shops at Nkwo Ngwa market in Aba

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Aba (Abia) – Fire has gutted about 156 shops at the timber and furniture section of Nkwo Ngwa market in Aba South Local Government Area of Abia, leaving many families in grief for their...

Sun Nov 18th, 2018     Read More →

We sold our day-old baby for N250, 000 – Wife of wheelbarrow pusher

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By Davies Iheamnachor OPERATIVES of the Inspector General of Police Monitoring Team in Rivers State have nabbed a couple who sold their day-old baby to a suspected human trafficker. The family...

Sun Nov 18th, 2018     Read More →

ASUU Strike: We are now a laughing stock, students lament

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By Emma Amaize, Editor, South-South, Ike Uchechukwu (Calabar), Harry-Okon Emmanuel, Chioma Onuegbu (Uyo) Emem Idio (Yenagoa), Ochuko Akuopha (Oleh), Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu (Benin City), Peter Duru,...

Sun Nov 18th, 2018     Read More →

Orji Kalu and the revocation of bail: Matters arising

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By Richard Akinnola Hon. Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High (and a Court of Appeal Justice, having been elevated to the higher Bench), was obviously in a hurry to dispense with the case...

Sat Nov 17th, 2018     Read More →

South South Guber Race: A peep into contenders’  political machinery

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By Emma Amaize, Editor, (South-South), Sam Oyadongha (Yenagoa), Festus Ahon (Asaba), Egufe Yafugborhi, Emmanuel Unah, Ike Uchechukwu (Calabar), Davies Iheamnachor (Port Harcourt), Emem Idio...

Sat Nov 17th, 2018     Read More →

Elvis returns to the White House in Trump ceremony

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Elvis’ velvety voice filled the White House briefly on Friday when a recording of one his songs White House accuses CNN’s Jim Acosta of ‘placing his hands’ on young intern...

Fri Nov 16th, 2018     Read More →

Just in: Train crushes 10 cows in Ogun

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Residents of Kajola Community in Ogun State on Friday counted their blessings as they freely fetched beef from 10 cows killed by a train. Cows Newsmen report that men and women including...

Fri Nov 16th, 2018     Read More →

RSG to probe N36bn fraud in syringe factory

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Rivers Government Government has said that it is going to setup a judicial commission of inquiry to investigate the the large scale fraud involving the sum of N36 billion spent by the Rivers State...

Thu Nov 15th, 2018     Read More →

Ikpeazu fulfils promise, approves road construction in Abam community

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By Chisom Neangwu Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has commenced the procurement for the construction of the 6km ring road through Ndi Okorie -Eziafor -Atan -Ndi Oji Abam Ring Road, in Arochukwu...

Thu Nov 15th, 2018     Read More →

Abia Judge decries disobedience of court order by Chief Registrar

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—AS the legal battle between the two factions of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC in Abia State lingers, the Judge handling the matter, Justice Collinton...

Thu Nov 15th, 2018     Read More →