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MAY DAY: Pay all our salaries, Imo workers tell Okorocha

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By Anayo Okoli, Peter Okutu, Chinedu Adonu & Chinonso Alozie NIGERIAN workers in the southeast geo-political zone , yesterday, trooped out in their thousands to celebrate 2018 May Day with...

Wed May 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Lagos Ohanaeze gets new exco, condemns attack at Nwodo’s home

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THE Chief Solomon Ogbonna Aguene-led newly elected leadership of the Lagos State chapter of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has condemned the bomb attack at the Ukehe, Enugu State country home of Ohanaeze...

Tue May 1st, 2018     Read More →

Workers Day: Improved welfare package for workers will reduce corruption – Labour

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Abuja – Labour leaders in Benue and Plateau on Tuesday said they were firmly behind the agitation for the new minimum wage of N65,500 for workers in the country by national union...

Tue May 1st, 2018     Read More →

Police demand N300,000 for autopsy, father of slain undergraduate alleges

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…It’s not true—CP By Ugochukwu Alaribe ABA—PA Isaac Opara, whose undergraduate son, Chidera, was allegedly stabbed to death by a man identified as Chimezie Nwankpa, in Aba,...

Tue May 1st, 2018     Read More →

Reckit Benckiser reaffirms support forfight against malaria

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By Gabriel Olawale LAGOS—Reckitt Benckiser, makers of Mortein insecticide brand has reaffirmed its commitment to step up community sensitization towards the elimination of malaria in...

Tue May 1st, 2018     Read More →

Security: Abia extends operations time limit for commercial tricycles

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The governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has approved the extension of the operational time for duly registered commercial tricycles in Abia State from 7pm to 9pm daily. GovernorIkpeazu In...

Mon Apr 30th, 2018     Read More →

Skills acquisition: ‘Training of youths, women a priority of Buhari’s administration’

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Jos – Mr Lawrence Kyuka, the National Coordinator, Basic Skills Acquisition and Vocational Training Programme in Nigeria, says training of youths and women on vocational skills remains top...

Mon Apr 30th, 2018     Read More →

Abia: Police demands N300, 000 for autopsy, father of slain undergraduate laments  

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It is not true- CP BY UGOCHUKWU ALARIBE Abia- Pa Isaac Opara , whose undergraduate son, Chidera, was stabbed to death by a man identified as Chimezie Nwankpa, in Aba, Abia State, has alleged that...

Mon Apr 30th, 2018     Read More →

Abia, Cross River communal clash: Orji Kalu sues for peace

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Former governor of Abia, Dr Orji Kalu, has called on appropriate authorities to resolve the crisis that led to the communal clash between two communities in Abia and Cross River states. Kalu who...

Mon Apr 30th, 2018     Read More →

We sold our baby because she is HIV positive —Couple

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA— A couple, Mr. & Mrs. Nkemakolam Ugorji, that sold their two-month-old baby girl for N300,000 in Abia State are claiming they did so because she was HIV positive....

Mon Apr 30th, 2018     Read More →

Politics of representation

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By Owei Lakemfa WHEN the Senate on March 18, debated the mass killings in the country, 63-year-old Senator Enyinnaya Harcourt Abaribe stood up to make a contribution. In the process, he ...

Mon Apr 30th, 2018     Read More →

32 State Govts undermine N1trn insurance premium income target

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THERE are indications that the insurance industry may not meet the N1trillion premium income target set for 2020 following the refusal by many states to implement Group Life Insurance for their...

Mon Apr 30th, 2018     Read More →

Abia hosts Chinese investors, flags off farming season with distribution of oil palm seedlings

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A group of Chinese investors in the Energy Sector, Ruyi Holding Group Shandong China, led by its president, Liming Sun, is currently in Abia State where they are meeting with the State government...

Mon Apr 30th, 2018     Read More →

You cannot get excellence from inertia

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The federal government have their sights set on several lawmakers and they have served notice. Ekweremadu, has a case to answer regarding 13 undisclosed properties scattered around the world:...

Sun Apr 29th, 2018     Read More →

IPOB plans to storm White House as Buhari visits Trump

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—Buhari woos private investors By Johnbosco Agbakwuru WASHINTON – THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has planned to storm the White House as President Muhammadu Buhari visits...

Sat Apr 28th, 2018     Read More →