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IPOB actions put 11.6 million Igbo lives at risk —Kalu, Abia Speaker

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In an interview in Abuja on the side lines of a conference, the Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Chikwendu Kalu, said the activities of the now proscribed Independent Peoples of Biafra...

Sun Nov 12th, 2017     Read More →

Why Buhari cannot remove PDP elements sabotaging his govt — Ojudu

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Senator Babafemi Ojudu, Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, is another of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s senior aides defusing tensions and holding out against mischief...

Sun Nov 12th, 2017     Read More →

Police arrest man, 65, for allegedly molesting teenage boy

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Minna – The Nigeria Police, Niger State Command said it arrested a 65 year-old man, Patrick Kalu of railway quarters, Minna for allegedly having anal sex with a 15 years old...

Sat Nov 11th, 2017     Read More →

President Buhari tries to woo Igbos

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After the infamous Python Dance lI, you may be thinking that president Muhamadu Buhari would leave the lgbos in the cold, right? Well, you may be wrong because president Buhari plans to...

Sat Nov 11th, 2017     Read More →

Police to deploy 28,000 officers, NSCDC 11,000, 30 sniffer dogs for Anambra guber poll

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Commandant of the Nigerian security and civil Defence corps in Anambra state Mr John Ahwen says the Corps has plans to deploy about 11,000 officers to the conduct of the November 18 governorship...

Sat Nov 11th, 2017     Read More →

Orji Uzor Kalu and the many misadventures of desperate favour-seeking man

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As Orji Uzor Kalu continues to face trial over alleged diversion of Abia State funds to the whopping tune of N2.9bn in his time as governor of the state at the Federal High Court, Lagos, and his...

Fri Nov 10th, 2017     Read More →

Ojukwu defended Ndigbo when it mattered most—Ohanaeze, South-East govs

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By Chioma Gabriel, Editor Special Features ENUGU—THE apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo yesterday lauded the leadership and patriotism of the late Igbo leader and...

Fri Nov 10th, 2017     Read More →

Made-in-Aba products have rejuvenated our economy — Ikpeazu

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By Ugochukwu Alaribe ABA—Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State yesterday said that with the increasing patronage of Made- in- Aba products, the city would rise again and reclaim its lost...

Fri Nov 10th, 2017     Read More →

Abia pensioners lament backlog of gratuities, pensions

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—ABIA State pensioners, who are groaning under huge indebtedness of over 18 months of pension arrears and 15 years of unpaid gratuities have suggested to the state...

Thu Nov 9th, 2017     Read More →

Osinbajo’s penchant for lying against Jonathan unbecoming of an alleged pastor – Reno

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Bestselling author and Pastor, Reno Omokri has decried what he termed the penchant for lying against Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan by the current Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, saying...

Wed Nov 8th, 2017     Read More →

Army denies forcing Boko Haram suspects to drink urine

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The Nigerian Army on Wednesday denied forcing the 486 Boko Haram suspects arrested on their way from Jigawa to Port Harcourt on June 15, 2014, in 33 buses to drink urine. Army witness, Maj. Chudi...

Wed Nov 8th, 2017     Read More →

Reps pass Climate Change Bill

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The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a bill to provide a legal framework for mainstreaming of climate change responses and actions into government policy formulation and...

Wed Nov 8th, 2017     Read More →

Alleged N3.2b fraud: Kalu, ex-Finance Commissioner’s trial stalled again, Nov. 28 is new trial date

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The trial of a former Governor of Abia, Orji Uzor Kalu, charged with N3.2 billion fraud,on Wednesday suffered another setback at a Federal High Court, Lagos, as the judge was unavailable. Kalu was...

Wed Nov 8th, 2017     Read More →

Senate scraps Excess Crude Account, says it’s illegal

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…Describes it as ‘biggest slush fund’ for govs By Henry Umoru ABUJA— THE Senate has unanimously called on the Federal Government to urgently abolish Excess Crude Account,...

Wed Nov 8th, 2017     Read More →

Ndigbo should avoid mistakes in 2019— Ikonne

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By Ugochukwu Alaribe ABA—A pro-Buhari group, Ndigbo for PMB 2019, has urged the South East zone to support President Muhammadu Buhari and avoid making political mistakes, which will hurt...

Wed Nov 8th, 2017     Read More →