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NPFL: Match Day 20 results

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Following are the results of Match Day 20 fixtures in the 2017/2018 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), played on Sunday: Nasarawa United 2-0 El-Kanemi Warriors FC Heartland FC 1-1 Kano...

Sun May 6th, 2018     Read More →

Explosion in Idika Kalu’s house: IPOB goes to court over allegation

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By Vincent Ujumadu THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has dragged the former Minister of Finance, Dr. Kalu Idika Kalu to court for allegedly accusing the pro –Biafra organization of...

Sun May 6th, 2018     Read More →

PEM partners MMM for medical outreach

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OVER 100 persons recently benefitted from a free health care service that was organised by the The Pastor Eskor Mfon Foundation, PEM in collaboration with a non-governmental organis-ation charity...

Sun May 6th, 2018     Read More →

Orji Kalu urges Nigerians in Diaspora to be good ambassadors

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Former governor of Abia, Dr Orji Kalu has urged Nigerians in the Diaspora to be good ambassadors of the country. The former governor noted that Nigerians are “hard working, enterprising, and...

Sat May 5th, 2018     Read More →

Don’t extort electricity consumers through estimated bills; Fashola tasks DisCos

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Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola has charged power distribution companies, DisCos, in the country to improve on their service delivery by getting their employees on...

Sat May 5th, 2018     Read More →

Reps to probe cause of corps members’ death in Kwara, others

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…Bemoan dilapidated facilities in NYSC orientation camps By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA—HOUSE of Representatives has mandated its Committee on Youth Development to investigate the...

Fri May 4th, 2018     Read More →

Senate orders Michael Okpara varsity to re-absorb suspended Samuel, 348 others

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—THE senate, yesterday ordered the management of Micheal Okpara Federal University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State to as a matter of urgency, re-absorb the suspended...

Fri May 4th, 2018     Read More →

Bill for optional paternity leave fails to scale through 2nd reading

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Abuja – A bill for an Act to make provisions for optional paternity leave to all married male employees in private and public service, on Thursday failed to scale through second reading in...

Thu May 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Abia NEWMAP: A success story; plans underway to increase counterpart contribution to N1bn — Onwughara

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By Juliet Ohwotite Engr. Izuchukwu Joshua Onwughara, a corporate member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, registered with COREN, is the Project Coordinator of Abia State Nigeria Erosion and...

Thu May 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Our members dying due to non-payment of salary —Abia college unions

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—THE various unions operating at the Abia State College of Education (Technical), Arochukwu, said that five members of staff of the college had died in the last one...

Thu May 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Abia residents commend Ikpeazu for extending time limit of commercial tricycle operators

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Following the extension of time limit for commercial tricycle operators to ply their trade in Abia State, residents of the state have heaped praise on the governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, for heeding...

Thu May 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Senate urges Army, Police to intervene in Abia, C/River border crisis

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—THE senate yesterday, asked the Nigerian Army and the Police Force to as a matter of urgency, intervene and restore order, peace and normalcy in the affected communities...

Thu May 3rd, 2018     Read More →

FG unveils incubation programme for entrepreneurs

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The Federal Government has launched Startup Nigeria, a three-month incubation program designed to support local entrepreneurs with great innovative ideas to create viable products, go to market...

Thu May 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Abia partners 2 coys on modular refinery

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—ABIA State Government Wednesday, signed a partnership agreement with two oil firms to build a Modular Refinery in the state’s oil producing Owaza community of...

Wed May 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Enyimba Industrial City architectural design ready by December 2018 — project manager

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Aba (Abia) – Mr Uzoma Ozurumba, the Project Manager, Enyimba Industrial City Development Company, says the architectural design will be ready by December 2018. Abandoned Enyimba Hotel...

Wed May 2nd, 2018     Read More →