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Photos: Building collapse at Ita-Faji area in Lagos

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The top floor of a school building on Mercy Street, Ita-Faji, Lahos Island has collapsed few minutes ago. Scores of students are said to be injured while an undisclosed number of students were...

Wed Mar 13th, 2019     Read More →

Kusa, Ndigbo in Lagos and the sad new politics of ethnicity

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By PAT UTOMI I know Femi Kusa. He is a friend and a classmate. I knew of him from his Daily Times days. Then we met at the University of Nigeria shortly after the end of Nigerian Civil war. I have...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

Governorship Election 2019: APC leads PDP in 22 states declared so far by INEC

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Idowu Bankole On Saturday, March 9, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), conducted Governorship election across 29 out of 36 states and state House of Assembly elections across...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

How Nigerian Army foiled several attempts to disrupt, rig March 9 elections – Col Sagir

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By: Kingsley Omonobi-Abuja. “*Arrest several ballot box snatchers, fake soldiers, impostors & secure release of kidnap victims. The Nigerian Army last night gave a breakdown of series of...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

Supplementary elections in eight Senate Constituencies

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor Supplementary elections into the Senate are to hold in eight senatorial constituencies, it emerged yesterday as the Independent National Electoral Commission,...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

INEC halts polls in Rivers as Makinde, Sanwo-Olu, others win

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By Our Reporters LAGOS — Following reports of widespread violence and disruption of elections in Rivers State, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, yesterday suspended all...

Mon Mar 11th, 2019     Read More →

Orthodox Anglican church in Nigeria: Our story

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Orthodox Anglican Church was established in 1964 in South Carolina, USA, when Bishop Parker Dees and a group of Episcopalian ministers rose against the ECUSA, leading to the break away from the...

Sun Mar 10th, 2019     Read More →

Presidential/N’Assembly Polls: What we saw

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by Situation Room The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, in its third interim statement on the February 23 presidential/National Assembly polls, made some observations on the polls based on...

Sun Mar 10th, 2019     Read More →

Guber Polls: PDP decries killings, violence, militarization of exercise

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA – The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has condemned what it described as the heavy militarization, violence and killing of innocent Nigerians in Saturday’s...

Sat Mar 9th, 2019     Read More →

We need free and fair state elections

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BARRING any last-minute force majeure that might come from the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC(which has formed the habit of postponing major elections), all is set for the...

Fri Mar 8th, 2019     Read More →

Ikpeazu to Abia workers: You’re my strength, pillar of our success

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By Emmanuel Elebeke UMUAHIA—Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has described civil servants in the state as the strength and pillar of success of his administration. Gov Okezie...

Thu Mar 7th, 2019     Read More →

Ikpeazu: Day civil servants shocked opposition parties in Abia

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The clouds were clear, the weather was clement. The venue was abuzz and the people agog, sharing jokes and exchanging friendly banters, some greeting and embracing each other in an atmosphere of...

Thu Mar 7th, 2019     Read More →

NUA commends Ikpeazu’s accomplishments, urges Abians to rally around him

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By Emeka Aginam The Ngwa United Alliance (NUA), the political arm of Ngwa National Association, USA (NNAUSA) has praised the Governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Victor Ikpeazu for what it described...

Thu Mar 7th, 2019     Read More →

Abia charter of equity and social justice

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By Enyinnaya Appolos ABIA State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, recently put the governorship candidates of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, Mr. Alex Otti and All Progressive Congress, APC,...

Thu Mar 7th, 2019     Read More →

Halting further electoral violence

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By Adewale Kupoluyi IN spite of the initial disappointment and anxiety, the presidential and national assembly elections have finally been held across the nation. A major feature of the elections...

Thu Mar 7th, 2019     Read More →