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Orji urges PDP faithful to remain steadfast ahead 2019 elections

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—THE Senator representing Abia Central Senatorial district in the National Assembly, Chief Theodore Orji has predicted a landslide victory for the PDP in the 2019...

Wed Nov 8th, 2017     Read More →

South-East govs to hold economic summit in Enugu

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By Peter Okutu ABAKALIKI—GOVERNORS of the South-East geo-political zone of the country, yesterday, said, they had concluded arrangement to hold an economic summit for the region with a view...

Wed Nov 8th, 2017     Read More →

2018 budget presentation: How Executive sessions saved planned protest

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By Henry Umoru, Emman Ovuakporie & Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA— FACTS emerged, yesterday, why lawmakers at the Senate and House of Representatives, especially those on the platform of...

Wed Nov 8th, 2017     Read More →

Optometrists want good vision certificate for drivers

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—THE Nigerian College of Optometrists has urged the Federal Government to enact a law to make it mandatory for all applications for driver’s license to be...

Tue Nov 7th, 2017     Read More →

Senate calls for abolition of Excess Crude Account

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Abuja – The Senate on Tuesday called for the abolition of Excess Crude Account (ECA). The Upper Chamber also called on the executive to pay the amount above the oil benchmark into the...

Tue Nov 7th, 2017     Read More →

INSURGENCY: UNIMAID alumni to visit families of deceased, abducted

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA—THE University of Maiduguri, UNIMAID, Alumni Association has said it will visit families of those killed or kidnapped by the Boko Haram insurgents at the end of its...

Tue Nov 7th, 2017     Read More →

5 Injured as bus rams into tricycle in Aba

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ABA- Tragedy struck, yesterday, at the Ogbor Hill waterside bridge when a bus belonging to popular transport company crashed into a tricycle and injured 5 persons, along Ikot Ekpene road, Aba,...

Mon Nov 6th, 2017     Read More →

Guinness Nigeria is offering bright, Ambitious graduates of Electrical /Electronic and Mechanical Engineering a unique opportunity to train at the Prestigious National Power Training Institute of Nigeria.

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This scholarship will provide full tuition for Engineering graduates to enroll for the 2017/2018 one year NAPTIN Graduate skills Development programme [NGSDP] This intensive programme equips...

Mon Nov 6th, 2017     Read More →

Igbo’ll produce president in 2023 — Kalu

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…‘APC’ll win Anambra’ By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC and former governor of Abia State, Chief Orji Uzor Kalu said...

Mon Nov 6th, 2017     Read More →

Spending of N388.304bn London Paris Club Loan refunds by 35 states confidential, FG tells Court

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The Federal Government has told the Federal High Court in Lagos that the record of spending of N388.304billion London Paris Club Loan refunds by 35 states released to the states by Federal...

Sun Nov 5th, 2017     Read More →

Escape of four suspects: Police detain, try five officers for negligence

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THE embarrassing escape of four high profile kidnap suspects from police custody in Ebonyi State has led to the detention and trial of five policemen on duty in Ivo local government area....

Sun Nov 5th, 2017     Read More →

2019: Amendments to Electoral Act will guarantee freer elections – Mike Igini

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By Olalekan Bilesanmi In this interview, the Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, for Akwa Ibom State, Mike Igini, explains the latest attempts by the Independent National Electoral Commission,...

Sun Nov 5th, 2017     Read More →

Childhood diseases: Bridging the routine immunisation gap in Nigeria

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By Chioma Obinna With the commissioning of a N3.8 billion European Union – Support to Immunization Governance in Nigeria (EU-SIGN) in 23 states of the federation and the Federal Capital...

Sun Nov 5th, 2017     Read More →

Ekwueme: Forget politics, take care of the elder statesman, Ezeibe tells Obiano

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•Buhari approves his treatment abroad By Vincent Ujumadu A CHIEFTAIN of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Okey Ezeibe has called on the Anambra State governor, Chief Wille...

Sat Nov 4th, 2017     Read More →

UN delegation visit to Enugu is fraud – IPOB

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By Vincent Ujumadu THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Friday described the visit of a delegation of the United Nations to the leadership of Ohaneze Ndigbo in Enugu on Thursday as a fraud,...

Fri Nov 3rd, 2017     Read More →