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FG summons Nigeria’s Charge D’Affaire in Libya

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—THE Federal Government, yesterday summoned Nigeria’s Charge D’Affaire in Tripoli, Libya to Abuja to give details of the situation in the Maghreb...

Thu Dec 7th, 2017     Read More →

Ikpeazu promises N1m grant for investment in ranches, animal husbandry

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Umuahia – Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has promised to give N1 million financial assistance to anyone that would invest in ranches and animal husbandry in any part of the state. Cow Ikpeazu...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →

APC destroying Nigeria, Dokpesi cries out

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Says APC states facing retardation as PDP states running better By Anayo Okoli. UMUAHIA— The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, is systematically destroying the foundation laid by the...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →

FEC approves 6 new private universities

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The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the establishment of six new private universities, including a Naval University in Delta. The Minister of Education, Alhaji Adamu Adamu,...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →

Ex-Court of Appeal Justice interrogated by ICPC over N200m bribe

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The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has arrested a retired Justice of the Court of Appeal, for allegedly demanding N200 million bribe from Mr. Nnamdi...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →

Fuel scarcity: FG gives Kachikwu, Baru matching order to clear queues

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…Says plans to increase fuel pump price By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE Federal Government Wednesday gave the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu and the Group Managing...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →

Ex-Appeal Court Justice Mohammed Tsamiya arrested over alleged N200m bribe scam

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The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested a retired Justice of the Court of Appeal, Mohammed Tsamiya, for allegedly demanding N200 million...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →

FG okays more private universities

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The Federal Government has given the approval for the eshtablisment of six private universities in Nigeria. The new private Universities according to the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →

Ohaneze reassures disengaged non-indigene Abia workers of justice

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Aba (Abia) – The Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohaneze has assured non-indigenes disengaged from the Abia civil service by the administration of former Gov. Theodore Orji in 2011 that they...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →

We have been dehumanized, trumatized—Abia Pensioners

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• It is ridiculous to pay pensioners N500— Abia Speaker. BY ANAYO OKOLI UMUAHIA—ANGRY Abia State pensioners have taken their protest against the several months of unpaid arrears...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →

Atiku to Saraki, Amaechi, Goje: Return to PDP, rebuild Nigeria

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor; Festus Ahon & Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA — Former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, made a practical return to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday,...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →

Nigeria’s Chima Anyaso bags Forbes’ African Award in London

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A Nigerian, Dr Chima Anyaso has been conferred with the Forbes rated Africa Achievers Awards for his outstanding service to humanity. A British Labour Member of Parliament, Diane Abbott to Dr...

Tue Dec 5th, 2017     Read More →

Biafra: Court shifts Kanu’s trial till Feb 20

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Monday, deferred further proceeding on the treasonable felony charge against the ‘missing’ leader of the...

Tue Dec 5th, 2017     Read More →

‘We are now public slaves, abandoned by our college’

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—STRIKING members of the non-academic staff union, NASU, of the Abia State College of Education, Technical, Arochukwu, ASCETA, have lamented what they called total...

Mon Dec 4th, 2017     Read More →

I’ll continue to uphold UNN ‘s standard — JIM OVIA

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NSUKKA—The chairman, Zenith Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Jim Ovia, has said he would continue to uphold the high standards of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN . He made the promise in his...

Mon Dec 4th, 2017     Read More →

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