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Rep members not returning to House in 2019 (LIST)

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Ahead of the 2019 general elections, at least 50 per cent of the 360 House of Representatives members of the eighth assembly will not return to the ninth assembly next year. File Photo: Cross...

Sat Dec 15th, 2018     Read More →

FG seek ways to curb medical tourism

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The Federal Government is seeking ways to improve efficiency in the operations of public hospitals and re-equip them to save foreign exchange drain arising from medical tourism. The Minister of...

Thu Dec 13th, 2018     Read More →

Police yet to arraign arrested IPOB suspects

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—THE Abia State Police Command, yesterday, said it was still profiling the suspected 51 IPOB members in Umuahia, arrested while in a religious procession on some major...

Thu Dec 13th, 2018     Read More →

FG plans to increase manufacturing sector exports to $30bn annually by 2025

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To dev, upgrade SEZs in 12 states By Prince Okafor IN line with the Federal Government mandate to create a Made-in-Nigeria for Exports, MINE, project, the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade, and...

Thu Dec 13th, 2018     Read More →

Senate passes S’East Devt Commission Bill

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lCommission to be funded with parts of S’East states’ allocations By Henry Umoru ABUJA—THE senate yesterday passed a bill for the Establishment of the South East Development...

Thu Dec 13th, 2018     Read More →

FG moves to jail power thieves for 7 yrs

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—THE Federal Government has begun moves to ensure that anyone who engages in electricity theft across the country was jailed for a period of seven years. Eyinnaya...

Thu Dec 13th, 2018     Read More →

LASPOTECH shuns ASUP strike

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The academic staff of the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), Ikorodu, have defiled the ongoing nationwide strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP) on...

Wed Dec 12th, 2018     Read More →

Police arrest 51 suspected IPOB members in Umuahia

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The Police in Abia on Wednesday arrested 51 persons suspected to be members of proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra(IPOB) but operating as members of “Judaism’’, in...

Wed Dec 12th, 2018     Read More →

Lawyers and religious leaders: A note of caution

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By Tabia Princewill IN Nigeria logic is constantly turned on its head, all to defend or excuse illegality. From the media to religious leaders, to judges and lawyers, virtually every sector which...

Wed Dec 12th, 2018     Read More →

Tension in S’East, as Police, IPOB, engage in show of force

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By Chioma Gabriel, Emeka Mamah, Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—Palpable tension is building up in the south east as the Abia State Police command has arrested 51 suspected members of Indigenous People...

Wed Dec 12th, 2018     Read More →

Police recruitment: PSC receives 104,289 applications, 12 days after opening portal

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By Kingsley Omonobi Abuja—The Police Service Commission, PSC, has received 104,289 applications from interested Nigerians who want employment into Nigeria Police Force as constables., barely...

Wed Dec 12th, 2018     Read More →

What last Ofala means to Igbo people, as Anambra community traditional ruler performs last Ofala

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By Chimaobi Nwaiwu, Nnewi In Igbo land, last or final ofa-la festival is the elaborate ceremony used to bid farewell to an Igwe, or Eze (traditional ruler) to acknowledge that he had taken the...

Wed Dec 12th, 2018     Read More →

Police recruitment : In 12 days PSC receives 104,289 applications

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Niger State highest with 7,985 By Kingsley Omonobi- Abuja – The Police Service Commission has received 104,289 applications from interested Nigerians who want employment into the Nigeria...

Tue Dec 11th, 2018     Read More →

Enugu Police on red alert over IPOB/ MASSOB 10m man march

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By Emeka Mamah Enugu – The Enugu State police command has placed its personnel on red alert, following reports that the Indegenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and the Movement for the...

Tue Dec 11th, 2018     Read More →

Boycotting 2019 polls will amount to shooting ourselves in the foot, Methodist Prelate warns Ndigbo

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Umuahia – The Most-Rev. Samuel Uche, the Prelate of Methodist Church, Nigeria, has said that it will be counterproductive for Ndigbo to boycott the 2019 general elections as canvassed by the...

Tue Dec 11th, 2018     Read More →