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Abia teachers suspend one-month strike

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—TEACHERS in public primary and secondary schools in Abia State have suspended their one month old strike embarked on to protest several months of unpaid arrears of...

Fri May 11th, 2018     Read More →

Aba: Transport workers arrested for channeling faeces into drainage

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By Ugochukwu Alaribe TWO workers of a transport company, Junifon Nigeria Limited, has been arrested by the officials of the Environmental Health Department, Aba South council, Abia State, for...

Thu May 10th, 2018     Read More →

Ward congress: APC NWC sacks Dododo, appoints Chindah

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By Festus Ahon ASABA—INDI-CATIONS emerged yesterday that chairman of Ward and Local Government Congress of All Progressives Congress, APC, Alhaji Sani Dododo, might have been sacked by the...

Thu May 10th, 2018     Read More →

Ohanaeze holds Igbo summit May 21 in Awka

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By Clifford Ndujihe TO get Ndigbo to dissect the state of the nation and hammer out a common stand, the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo will host the Igbo summit, in Awka,...

Thu May 10th, 2018     Read More →

International community respects Nigeria because of Buhari – Kalu

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Lagos – A former Governor of Abia, Dr Orji Kalu, on Wednesday said Nigeria was now being respected by the international community due to the integrity of President Muhammadu Buhari and his...

Wed May 9th, 2018     Read More →

Globacom’s second undersea cable, patriotic investment – subscribers

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…May address Nigeria’s last mile broadband challenge …To drop cost of doing business in hinterlands By Prince Osuagwu (Hi-Tech Editor) The irony of Nigeria’s poor broadband...

Wed May 9th, 2018     Read More →

Total E&P partners Abia govt towards rehabilitating distressed, battered and vulnerable women

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA– WORRIED by the growing number of distressed, battered women and the vulnerable, Total Upstream Nigeria Limited, TUPNI, and partners, are to establish a multi-million...

Wed May 9th, 2018     Read More →

Senate to FG: Suspend 300% tariff hike on local beverage industries

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—THE Senate, yesterday asked the Federal Government to as a matter of urgency, suspend the proposed tariff hike on locally produced beverages from the present 20 per cent...

Wed May 9th, 2018     Read More →

Lokosa, Itoya, Ohawume chase VAT Wonder Goal

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Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) leading scorer, Lokosa Junior is one of three players whose goals have been shortlisted for the NPFL Match Day 19 VAT Wonder Goal Award. Lokosa scored...

Wed May 9th, 2018     Read More →

We‘re under siege by robbers, residents cry to Abia CP

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BY UGOCHUKWU ALARIBE ABA- Residents of Ehere, Nwaobasi Estate, and Bourdex Avenue in Ogbor Hill, Aba, Abia State, have decried what they described as incessant robbery attacks in the area and...

Tue May 8th, 2018     Read More →

GUANGZHOU:  NIDO gets new leadership, cautions Nigerians against crime

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The newly inaugurated leadership of Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation, NIDO, Guangzhou chapter, has urged Nigerians resident in China to shun crime and any act capable of denting Nigeria’s...

Tue May 8th, 2018     Read More →

Vast majority of public, private drivers in Nigeria can’t read, write; Senate laments

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA- THE Senate Tuesday condemned in very strong terms, the level of illiteracy among private and public drivers, saying that a vast majority of drivers employed to drive in...

Tue May 8th, 2018     Read More →

NWPL: Sunshine Queens brace up for South-West derby with FC Robo

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Sunshine Queens FC of Akure on Tuesday said it would defeat its opponent, FC Robo of Lagos, and pick the three points of the match when they meet at the Ondo State Sports Complex, Akure, on...

Tue May 8th, 2018     Read More →

Uwazuruike declares May 22 Biafra Day

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By Nwabueze Okonkwo ONITSHA—AS part of activities lined up for the 18th year of re-declaration of the New Biafra which took place in Aba, Abia state on May 22, 2,000, founder of Biafra...

Tue May 8th, 2018     Read More →

Gov. Ikpeazu is following Okpara, Mbakwe’s footsteps- Okiyi

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ABA- Abia State Commissioner for Information, Mr. John Okiyi, has said that Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, is inspired by the achievements of the late Premier of Eastern Nigeria, Dr. Michael Okpara and...

Mon May 7th, 2018     Read More →