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FG commissions Apo capacitor bank to power 7,000 households

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Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola has commissioned a 60MVAR capacitor bank at the Apo 132/33KV transmission substation in Abuja aimed to improve electricity supply to...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

Electricity supply worsens in Q1’ 2018

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THE perennial low electricity supply in Nigeria got worse in the first quarter of 2018 as cumulative power supply reduced to 114,556 megawatts, MW in the first quarter of 2018, as against...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

Youth Championship: Handball fans score HFN high

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The National U-12 and U-15 handball championships concluded in Lagos on Sunday has restored the hope of young players and coaches across the country after several years of training in isolation...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

MASSOB accuses police, vigilante of raiding its secretariat in Anambra

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By Nwabueze Okonkwo ONITSHA—Pandemonium erupted on Sunday at Anaku community, headquarters of Ayamelum Local Government Area of Anambra State, following alleged invasion of the secretariat...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

Abia Poly students protest nonpayment of lecturers’ salaries

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By Ugochukwu Alaribe ABA—THE indefinite strike action by lecturers of the Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, yesterday took a different twist, as students of the institution embarked on protest...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

Abia APC Crisis: IPAC calls for truce, urges peace

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—INTER-PARTY Advisory Council, IPAC, Abia State chapter, has lamented the raging intra-party crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state and...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

How Okezie Ikpeazu won 2017 Governor of the Year Award

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While campaigning at Boys Technical College (BTC), Aba, in December 2014, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu promised the enthusiastic crowd of Aba residents that he would resume at Aba on his first day of work as...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

Alleged Kalu’s N3.2bn fraud charge : EFCC’s 16th witness gives details of Abia Govt House transactions

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday called its 16th witness before a Federal High Court in Lagos in the ongoing trial of a former Governor of Abia, Orji Uzor Kalu,...

Mon Apr 16th, 2018     Read More →

Abia Warriors vs kastina United: Police avert mob attack on officials

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Policemen on Sunday averted a mob attack against the match officials in the Match Day 17 of the Nigerian Professional Football League between Abia Warriors and visiting Katsina United FC at the...

Mon Apr 16th, 2018     Read More →

Okezie Ikpeazu: Forum congratulates Governor of the Year

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The Abia Youth Forum (AYF), has congratulated the executive governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, on his award as 2017 Vanguard Governor of the Year, by Vanguard newspapers. Governor...

Mon Apr 16th, 2018     Read More →

Aso rock weekly roundup for April 9 to April 14, 2018

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President Muhammadu Buhari commenced his activities for the week on Monday April 9, when he declared his intention to seek a second term in office in the 2019 general elections. President Buhari...

Sun Apr 15th, 2018     Read More →

Faces at Vanguard Personality Award 2017

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From Left;Gen Ike Nwachukwu,Chairman of the Ocaasion;Alima Buhari,Represent Aisha Buhari,receving Vanguard Personality of the year 2017 from Mr Sam Amuka. General Ike Nwachukwu presenting Vanguard...

Sun Apr 15th, 2018     Read More →

In Enugu; there is peace between PDP and APC – Ekweremadu

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Extols Gov. Ugwuanyi By Henry Umoru ABUJA – DEPUTY Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has given an insight into how Enugu State survived what he described as political turbulence,...

Sun Apr 15th, 2018     Read More →

First Lady shines at Vanguard awards

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The daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari, Mrs Halima Buhari Sheriff, was the cynosure of all eyes as she represented her mother, the First Lady, Hajiya Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, at the Vanguard...

Sun Apr 15th, 2018     Read More →

Glamour as Aisha, others receive awards

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The ceremony, held amid glitz and glamour, saw awards to some of the country’s leading personalities in government and business. Eight persons received Lifetime Achievement Awards, five...

Sun Apr 15th, 2018     Read More →

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