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No automatic ticket for Ikpeazu in 2019, says Abia PDP

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The State Working Committee (SWC) of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia said there would be no automatic ticket for Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu in the 2019 general elections. The state...

Thu Nov 2nd, 2017     Read More →

Former Commissioner urges govt to adopt bottom-up approach to fast-track development

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Dr Eric Oluedo, a former Enugu State Commissioner for Rural Development, has urged government at all levels to adopt the bottom-up approach to fast-track development in the country. Oluedo said...

Thu Nov 2nd, 2017     Read More →

I don’t have presidential ambition in 2019—Orji Kalu

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Former Abia state governor and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Orji Kalu has distanced himself from campaign posters pasted along Airport Road, Abuja, with the inscription:...

Thu Nov 2nd, 2017     Read More →

Ikpeazu counsels FG on empowerment programmes

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—GOVERNOR Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has urged the Federal Government to always sensitize and engage in proper orientation of the people before introducing...

Thu Nov 2nd, 2017     Read More →

9 suspected child traffickers arrested in Aba

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By Ugochukwu Alaribe ABA— A child trafficking syndicate has been smashed by the Vigilance Group of Nigeria, VGN, and handed over to the Police in Aba, Abia State. The suspects identified as...

Thu Nov 2nd, 2017     Read More →

I don’t have presidential ambition in 2019 -Orji Kalu

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Former Abia governor and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Orji Kalu has distanced himself from campaign posters pasted along Airport Road, Abuja, with the inscription:...

Wed Nov 1st, 2017     Read More →

Fayose reiterates call for Justice Abang sack

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Say; “He’s polluting the judiciary” Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has reiterated his call for the sack of controversial Federal High Court Judge, Okon Abang, saying...

Wed Nov 1st, 2017     Read More →

S-East govs responsible for invasion of Kanu’s house —IPOB

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By Chimaobi Nwaiwu Nnewi—The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday, said it is holding five South-East state governments, particularly, Abia State and Ohanaeze Ndigbo responsible for...

Wed Nov 1st, 2017     Read More →

When a legislator dumps PDP for APGA, with over 5000 supporters

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By Chimaobi Nwaiwu, Nnewi AS member representing Orumba North and South Federal Constituency Hon. Ben Nwankwo, weekend, in Umunze, Orumba South Local Government Area, Anambra State dumped Peoples...

Wed Nov 1st, 2017     Read More →

Rangers International FC to be listed Nigeria Stock Exchange

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Rangers International Football Club of Enugu will soon be floated on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), an official of the Administrative Commission of Inquiry on Rangers confirmed on...

Tue Oct 31st, 2017     Read More →

Police, DSS siege: How N’Delta leaders, militants played into security trap

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*Clark, PANDEF leaders berate FG, seek explanation * PANDEF now moribund – HM Ayemi-Botu, PNDPC leader *Security blockade against PANDEF in order – Militant group *PANDEF members...

Tue Oct 31st, 2017     Read More →

N88bn compensation to victims of Biafra war: Anambra, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Delta, Ebonyi, Cross River, Abia, Enugu, Benue to benefit

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…Opts for out-of-court settlement of case before ECOWAS Court .By Ikechukwu Nnochiri & Dennis Agbo ABUJA— Determined to quell rising agitation by secessionist groups, the Federal...

Tue Oct 31st, 2017     Read More →

N12bn crypto currency: Reps urge CBN to direct bank to release facility to Cashflowabi

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By Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA—THE House of Representatives has asked the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, to direct Diamond Bank, in the overriding interest of 60,000 Nigerian subscribers, to...

Tue Oct 31st, 2017     Read More →

FG, private partners tackle maternal, child mortality

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The Federal Government has entered into a strategic partnership with the MTN Foundation, MTNF, and other local and multinational institutions to tackle the endemic issue of maternal and infant...

Tue Oct 31st, 2017     Read More →

Federal Min. of Health, MTN Foundation partners on reducing maternal mortality

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In a bid to combat the menace of maternal and child mortality in Nigeria, MTN Foundation yesterday launched the Yellow Heart Initiative in a strategic partnership with the Federal Ministry of...

Mon Oct 30th, 2017     Read More →