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How states withdrew N593.1bn from federation account in Q1 2018

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The 36 states of the federation have so far withdrawn about 593.1 billion from the Federation Account as revenue generated in the first quarter of 2018. The breakdown is contained in the monthly...

Sun May 13th, 2018     Read More →

APGA chieftain hails new Nigeria 2019 convener

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…assures of support across party line In what appears to be another recognition of a well sustained campaign aimed at ensuring that Nigerian youths are given the platform to actively...

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Abia and Rwanda agree to strengthen economic cooperation

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The governments of the Republic of Rwanda and Abia State have agreed to work together for the mutual development of both governments and their peoples. The agreement was reached on Wednesday, May...

Sun May 13th, 2018     Read More →

Obi, Gates and adding value to the Society

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Globally, only a few men and women have stood out as examples on how to take on the realities of human society. The other day, Bill Gates of the Microsoft fame himself commended Aliko Dangote for...

Sun May 13th, 2018     Read More →

Enugu East Sen. Zone endorses Ugwuanyi for second term

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The people of Enugu East Senatorial Zone of Enugu State, yesterday, at a solidarity rally, pledged their support for the re-election of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for his good works in the...

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Congresses’ hiccups: APC defies court order in Rivers, minister’s faction loses in Ebonyi

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By Our Reporters APART from hiccups here and there, the All Progressives Congress, APC, held peaceful local government congresses in many states of the country, yesterday. Supporters of Bamidele...

Sun May 13th, 2018     Read More →

APC LG congress: Chairman hails Abia APC exercise

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Alhaji Abdullahi Bello, the Chairman, Local Government Congress Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia, has commended the peace and unity demonstrated by delegates and chieftains...

Sat May 12th, 2018     Read More →

Police arrest 4 suspects over forgery, theft of Imo APC wards, LG electoral materials

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The Nigeria Police have arrested four suspects who were alleged to have forged, stole and were in possession unlawfully of APC wards and local government electoral materials meant for the aborted...

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Breaking: Police nab Sen. Uzodinma’s aide, 3 others in Abuja hotel with result sheets

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA – THE Force Headquarters, Saturday night, paraded four persons arrested in an Abuja hotel with result sheets of last week’s ward congress in Imo State. Imo:...

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Ikpeazu Strengthens Abia’s Security, Industrial Harmony

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In his bid to continue to maintain both security and industrial harmony in Abia State, the government of Dr Okezie Ikpeazu has brokered a truce with striking teachers in the state who had earlier...

Sat May 12th, 2018     Read More →

My humiliating ordeal as a slave in Oman —22-year-old Nigerian girl

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The quest for greener pastures abroad by some Nigerian youths is on the increase despite calls by concerned citizens to desist from such practices. The aftermath of such trips, orchestrated by...

Sat May 12th, 2018     Read More →

Ikpeazu swears in HoS, 3 perm secs

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Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has charged the new Head of Service (HoS), Mr Onyi Wamah, to evolve programmes that will make the civil service to be more productive. Governor Ikpeazu Ikpeazu gave the...

Fri May 11th, 2018     Read More →

Abia NSCDC made 56 arrests, secured 24 convictions in 2017 — Commandant

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Dr Benito Eze, the Commandant, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Abia, said on Friday that the command made 56 arrests an secured 24 convictions in 2017. NSCDC Eze also told...

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Abia State Student Wins Wole Soyinka National Essay Competition

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Master Hawkins-Ogelle Emmanuel of Jomeg School Umuahia who won the 8th edition of the annual Wole Soyinka International Cultural Exchange Project, WSICE 2017, held at Abeokuta, Ogun State, has...

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Shell supports indigenous contractors with N472bn loans

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INDICATIONS emerged yesterday that the development of local content had been boosted in the nation’s oil and gas industry following the provision of loans worth N472 billion by Shell...

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