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Buhari congratulates Enyi of Aba at 89

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President Muhammadu Buhari has joined the Abia State Traditional Council in celebrating His Royal Majesty, Dr Isaac Ikonne, Enyi 1 of Aba, who turns 89 years today. Buhari’s congratulatory...

Mon Jan 1st, 2018     Read More →

Give all Nigerians equal protection, Ohaneze youths to FG

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA – Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council, OYC, has called on the Federal Government to protect every Nigerian irrespective of tribe or religion, lamenting the number Igbo...

Mon Jan 1st, 2018     Read More →

Personality of The Year: The burden of making nominations

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PROLOGUE By Jide Ajani IT happened again between October and December last year. With no no-go areas, you would expect the arguments and debates by members of Vanguard Board of Editors to be very...

Mon Jan 1st, 2018     Read More →

Ikpeazu: The unifying servant leader

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By Clifford Ndujihe, Deputy Political Editor Dr Okezie Ikpeazu mounted the saddle of leadership in Abia State on May 29, 2015, on a promising note amid huge expectations. Ikpeazu He had the...

Mon Jan 1st, 2018     Read More →

Hope Ahead of 2018: President, 34 govs to lift economy with N17.075 trillion

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The Cross River and Lagos budgets are reminiscent of what the first civilian governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, did in the Second Republic when he proposed about one billion naira...

Sun Dec 31st, 2017     Read More →

Nigeria: Big issues of 2017

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For a year that started with scarcity of tomatoes, it is coming to an end today with the scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, otherwise known as petrol. The year witnessed the highs and lows...

Sun Dec 31st, 2017     Read More →

48hrs to 2018: Nigerians score Buhari, speak on their expectations

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48 hours to bid farewell to year 2017, Nigerians across the length and breadth of the country have looked back at how they fared under the Buhari-led APC administration and delivered their...

Sat Dec 30th, 2017     Read More →

Abia community embarks on construction of VIP toilets

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—IN an effort to practice clean living and promote health education, Ndibe community in Bende Council of Abia State has embarked on mass construction of...

Fri Dec 29th, 2017     Read More →

Group restates request for state creation

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—THE National Association of States Movement, NASM, an umbrella body of people demanding the creation of additional states, has called on the Federal Government to...

Thu Dec 28th, 2017     Read More →

Updated: Liars! You owe us N27bn, NNPC tells oil marketers

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BY OUR REPORTERS •Insists petrol constantly supplied to DAPPMA, MOMAN, IPMAN •Address fuel scarcity before things get out of hand, Labour tells FG •DAPPMA, IPMAN, MOMAN react;...

Thu Dec 28th, 2017     Read More →

Poverty eradication, new educational orientation & school for life

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By Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa On December 9 this year, I was at the Gregory University Uturu, GUU, Abia State at the second Convocation Ceremony of the young tertiary institution. I listened to several...

Wed Dec 27th, 2017     Read More →

With Ogboru on our side, we are sure of victory — ERUE

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By Perez Brisibe STATE CHAIRMAN of the APC Prophet Jones Erue has said that the party was assured of victory in the LG elections and in subsequent polls in 2019 with Chief Great Ogboru in its...

Wed Dec 27th, 2017     Read More →

A-Ibom communities seek FG’s help over cult related violence

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA—MIDIM Atan and neighbouring communities in Essien Udim Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State have raised alarm over cult related violence increasing in the state,...

Wed Dec 27th, 2017     Read More →

RSG, Shell Nigeria Gas sign MoU on gas supply to industries

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The Rivers Government and Shell Nigeria Gas (SNG) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the distribution of gas to industries in the Greater Port Harcourt area and its...

Tue Dec 26th, 2017     Read More →

‘Nigeria’s cultural diversity, major unifying factor’

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Cross River state Deputy Governor, Prof. Ivara Esu on Tuesday said that Nigeria’s cultural diversity has played a major role in the unity of the country. Esu said this in Calabar at the...

Tue Dec 26th, 2017     Read More →