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WASHED AWAY! 10 states battle 3,500 erosion sites

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…Anambra, Abia, Imo worst hit …Octogenarians, others lose homes to gully BY ANAYO OKOLI, VINCENT UJUMADU, Dayo Johnson, Chioma Onuegbu Emma Una, CHDI NKWOPARA, UGOCHUKWU ALARIBE,...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

Ikpeazu: Where are the roads predecessors did in Aba?

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By Mark Mbam Jnr The historian, Thomas R. Martins, in his narratives of the life of Herculus, a Greek hero who was born with great strength and extraordinary powers, described clearing the...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

Police nab two suspected armed robbers in Aba

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Two members of a notorious armed robbery gang that specialized in robbing innocent residents of Aba Town, have been arrested by operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Special Intelligence...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

Ohanaeze mourns victims of Onitsha fire incident, lauds Buhari on 10bn intervention funds for Enugu Airport

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…Celebrates Governor Ikpeazu By Nwafor Sunday Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has said that it would set aside this weekend to mourn those who loss their lives and properties in...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

I would have questioned God for creating me a Nigerian if . . . – Corporal Nwafor

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…Biafran war veteran, Corporal Nwafor, fumes over state of the nation …Recalls how Ojukwu provided security for Northern soldiers and why women liked the Biafran warlord …Speaks...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

NORTH REACTS TO OIL DISCOVERY: South will no longer see us as parasites

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…It will balance wealth equation in Nigeria …It will encourage criminality like it did in Niger Delta …Militancy will surface in the north …Agriculture in the north may be...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

President Buhari’s Govt committed to to promoting foreign investment — Rep Buba

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The House Committee Chairman on Foreign Affairs, Rep. Yusuf Buba, says President Muhammadu Buhari is committed to promoting foreign investment and industrialisation in Nigeria. Buba spoke at the...

Fri Oct 18th, 2019     Read More →

Troops capture cache of arms/equipment of terrorists, arrest Logistics Supplier

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By Kingsley Omonobi …as Boko Haram flee military offensive in North East As troops of Operation Lafiya Dole and multinational joint task force continue offensives on Boko Haram/ISWAP...

Fri Oct 18th, 2019     Read More →

Abia: Okey Igwe sets up constituency farming, says continuous reliance on oil harmful

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Member representing Umunneochi State Constituency at the Abia State House of Assembly, Barr Phillip Okey Igwe, has set up what he termed Constituency Farming in his constituency as an alternative...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

House of Assembly frowns at N160, 000 survey rate for plot of land in Enugu

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The Enugu State House of Assembly Committee on Lands and Foreign Investment has frowned at the high rate of N160, 000 that surveyors in Enugu State charge to survey a plot of land. The Chairman of...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

Another dead victim of Onitsha tanker fire accident discovered

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..as Obiano visits Upper Iweka By Chimaobi Nwaiwu Angry reaction has continued to follow Wednesday, October 15, 2019 fuel tanker accident that resulted in razing of over 40 houses 500 shops and...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari orders forensic audit of NDDC

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday ordered a forensic audit of the operations of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) from 2001 to 2019. President Buhari in...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

Just in: Buhari approves N10bn intervention fund for Enugu airport

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the sum of 10 billion Naira for an intervention fund for the upgrade of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. President Buhari gave the approval...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

Southeast Govs, Ohaneze beg Buhari for special intervention fund for Enugu Airport

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…Seek declaration of emergency on South East roads, erosion By Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Abuja South-East Governors, leaders of Ohanaeze Ndigbo and religious leaders on Thursday met with...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

State owned Enterprises gulp $3billion yearly without appreciable returns – BPE

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Calls for privatization of Federal Assets to Fund N2.28trillion deficit of 2020 budget By Henry Umoru ABUJA- THE Senate was yesterday told that the 600 State owned enterprises in the country gulp...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →