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NNL to enforce zero tolerance for corruption, bad match officiating — Chairman

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The Chairman of Nigeria National League (NNL), Chidi Okenwa, has restated the commitment of the league body to zero tolerance for corruption and bad officiating in the 2017/2018 Bet9ja NNL...

Wed Jan 10th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Veteran Journalist to contest senatorial seat in Ebonyi

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By Peter Okutu ABAKALIKI-A veteran journalist in Ebonyi State, Chief Abia Onyike says he is gearing up to contest Ebonyi south senatorial election come 2019 general election. The current Senator...

Wed Jan 10th, 2018     Read More →

South-East APC endorses Buhari for 2019

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4 members of Abia Assembly decamp to APC from PDP, APGA APC, insensitive to plight of Nigerians—PDP By Anayo Okoli & Dirisu Yakubu UMUAHIA—UMUAHIA, the capital of Abia State was...

Wed Jan 10th, 2018     Read More →

Igbo groups say Buhari has nothing to offer Nigerians

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By Chioma Gabriel AWKA—TWO notable Igbo groups, the Igbo Peoples Congress, IPC and the Igbo Aborigines have asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek re-election in 2019 as he has...

Wed Jan 10th, 2018     Read More →

IPOB accuses Abia, Federal govts of terrorising communities

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By Chimaobi Nwaiwu NNEWI—THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has raised alarm over an alleged collaboration between the Federal and Abia State governments to continue to unleash terror...

Wed Jan 10th, 2018     Read More →

China and Aba’s 30 shoemaking Argonauts

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With over 250,000 small and medium scale enterprises, Aba is well known and acclaimed as the number one SMEs hub in Nigeria. What appears to be a minus in the historic acknowledgement of Aba as...

Wed Jan 10th, 2018     Read More →

Igbere community agog as maiden cultural carnival takes off

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—IGBERE, the fast transforming rural community in Bende Council Area of Abia State, was agog and in festive mood last Saturday, as huge crowd of natives, neighbours,...

Wed Jan 10th, 2018     Read More →

NCDC confirms 45 deaths from Yellow fever

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By Gabriel Olawale NIGERIA Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed a total of 45 deaths from yellow fever in the country. mosquito In an outbreak situation report, the Agency said of all...

Wed Jan 10th, 2018     Read More →

Yellow Fever kills 9

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A Yellow Fever outbreak has killed nine people, a report has said. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, in its situation report on Yellow Fever, released for the first epidemiological...

Tue Jan 9th, 2018     Read More →

2019: APGA repositions in Abia as former members return

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—AHEAD of the 2019 general elections, some members of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, in Abia State, who left the party after the 2015 elections, have started...

Tue Jan 9th, 2018     Read More →

IEDI raises alarm over Imo’s N93.27bn debt

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By Chidi Nkwopara & Chinonso Alozie OWERRI—CAPTAINS of industry in Imo State, under the aegis of Imo Economic Development Initiative,IEDI, have raised the alarm over rising domestic debt...

Tue Jan 9th, 2018     Read More →

Abia APC rally, A journey back to Egypt

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Typical of a political party that does nothing right and gets everything wrong, the All Progressives Congress, APC, finally announces its readiness to hold what it terms a “mega rally”...

Mon Jan 8th, 2018     Read More →

N88bn compensation: FG yet to pay us — Biafra war victims

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—Victims of the Nigeria/Biafra civil war, yesterday, said the Federal Government had yet to pay them, more than two months after it agreed to release N88 billion...

Mon Jan 8th, 2018     Read More →

I was called a mad man because poverty caused me to wear same shirt every day for months – Ibeleme, Amaechi’s aide

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Mr Israel Chibueze Ibeleme is a media aide to the Minister of Transportation, Mr Chibuike Amaechi. Like any other young man in search of greener pastures, Ibeleme travelled from his Isiala-Oboro...

Sun Jan 7th, 2018     Read More →

Etsu Nupe, Oluwo, Eze Dick, others storm Rivers for Eleme monarch

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Since his ascension to the throne of Okori in Eleme LGA of Rivers State, the Egbere Emere Okori 1 Eleme, His Royal Highness Appolus Chu has not relented in his efforts to transform the...

Sun Jan 7th, 2018     Read More →